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Volume 45, Number 3.
HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, APR. 5, 1928.
Subscription $2.00 a Year
Easter Comes Sunday
With Cantata by United
Choirs Featuring. 1
Tomorrow is Good Friday and
Sunday comes Easter. For four
hours tomorrow, from noon to 3
o'clock, Hcppner stores and schools
will be closed In recognition of the
anniversary of the Crucifixion and
for three hours of this time a me
' morial service Is scheduled at All
Saints'' Episcopal church.
The bunny rabbets have been busy
for the last several weeks to pro
vide kiddies with joys for Easter,
and Heppner stores are replete with
these as well as other offerings of
the season. Milady Is ready to ap
pear in a charming new bonnet
when the bells toll Easter a arrival.
Easter spirit Is uppermost, as
shown by this offering of Mrs.
Maud Strodtman of Lexington:
V To die
To each it Is
To lie upon his bier s
Flower decked, adorned,
About, the stifled sob,
Above, the falling tear.
Night, the quiet tomb
All wait His time, the Morn.
To each It Is
To live again, with Him,
About, the beauty of His presence,
Above, the Glory of His Majesty.
His day for ue, our Dawn.
An Easter cantata entitled "Res
urrection Morn," by Rosche-Gabriel,
will be given Sunday evening at the
Christian church by the combined
choirs of the Methodist, Episcopal
and Christian churches. This is
put on under the direction of Mrs.
Bower assisted by Mrs. Misslldine,
accompanist The cantata is less
difficult than the one put on last
year, and every one is agreed that
it is a very pleasing arrangement
of the Easter story in both words
and music. The chorus of twenty
two voices and the special numbers
are coming along In fine shape. The
public Is cordially invited to at
tend. The program is as follows:
"Praise the Lord" ... Choir
Scripture and Prayer.
"Have Mercy Upon Me" Choir
"He Is Despised," Solo
- Mrs. T. A. Hughes
"We Bow Before Thee" Choir
"Now Is Christ Risen" Choir
"He Arose" Male Quartet
Frank Turner, Vawter Crawford,
Milton Bower and Stanley Moore
"Trust Ye in the Lord" ..... Choir
"A Prayer" Choir and Solos
Mrs. Coramae Ferguson and
Mrs. Helen M. Walker.
' The Half Cannnt Be Told" Trio
Mrs. Coramae Ferguson, Mrs. Lillle
Turner and Mrs. Helen M. Walker
"The Lord Is My Shepherd," Choir
and Solos, Mrs. Lillle Turner and
"Tis Midnight" ....... Solo
Mrs. Helen M. Walker
"Joy of Easter Day," Ladies' Quartet
Mrs. Grace Hughes, Mrs. Lillle
Turner. Marguerite Notson, Mrs.
Helen M. Walker
"The Paths of Righteousness" .... Duet
Mrs. Coramae Ferguson and
Mrs. E. R. Huston
"Consider the Lillies" Solo
"Praise the Lord" ....... Choir
"Nearer to Thee" Mixed Quartet
Frank Turner. Mrs. Lillian Turner,
Marguerite Notson. Milton Bower
"Hall, Glad Easter Morning" Choir
Thompson Expected to
Draw Large Vote Here
Because of his personal friend
ships and business associations, W.
L. Thompson, candidate for dele
gate to the republican national con
vention, Is expected to draw a large
vote from the republicans in Mor
row county and throughout East
ern and Central Oregon.
Mr. Thompson, who Is now pres
ident of the Pacific Coast joint
Stock Land Bank at Portland, was
for years president of the American
National Bank of Pendleton. It
was about nine years ago that he
went to Portland, where he became
vice-president and one of the active
officers of the First National Bank.
Ho resigned the vice-presidency
of the big Portland bank this year
in order to devote more of his time
to the salmon packing business he
controls, operating on the Colum
bia river and In Alaska. The Land
Bank was organized by Mr. Thomp
son five years ago, to provide
cheaper money for farmers. It has
made many loans to our Morrow
In letters to his friends In Mor
row county, Mr. Thompson states
that he will support the choice of
the people for the presidency.
No question of political policies
enters into the honor which Mr.
Thompson seeks, so election to the
national party convention Is for
the most part a matter of personal
friendships together with a man's
service to the party.
Although Mr. Thompson has nev
er been actively engaged in Oregon
politics In the Bense that he Is a
politician, he has always been' an
active republican and Is always at
the forefront in giving the party
substantial financial support
Although he has for some years
been a resident of' Portland, Mr,
Thompson is of Eastern Oregon.
His sympathies are with this great
country east of the mountains, and
for that reason he undoubtedly will
be given a big vote of confidence
throughout Eastern and Central
Morrow county friends are tak
ing an active personal Interest in
Mr. Thompson's candidacy and thiy
are going to use every effort pos
sible to sue that he receives a big
vote at the hands of the republican
voters of this county.
Joint Club Meetings
Called at Ione-Boardman
Two Joint boys' and girls' club
meetings are announced by C. W.
Smith, county agent, one to be held
at Boardman on Friday evening and
the other at lone Saturday evening.
Clubs from Heppner, Hardman,
Lexington and lone will be repre
sented at the lone meeting while
Irrigon and Boardman join in that
at Boardman. These are to be pep
meetings with one of the main ob
jects the explaining of the work to
parents, said Mr. Smith in making
the announcement. A. J. Allen, as
slstant state club leader, will be
present at each and will be the
On the program at lone besides
Mr. Allen, is a demonstration by the
Lexington Dairy Herd Record club.
Refreshments will be served with
the compliments of the Morrow
County Creamery company. At
Boardman one of the main features
will be the Irrigon school band.
This Is a peppy little band, com
posed entirely of club members, and
so far as Is known It Is the only
band In the United States that can
claim this distinction. Negotiations
are now under way to send this
band to the state fair in the fall.
This band will also be a feature of
the Pomona Grange meeting at
Khea creek Saturday night
A special invitation is given by
Mr. Smith for all club members,
their parents, club leaders and
friends of club work to attend these
Clean Up Day Monday:
, Have Trash in Readiness
Monday the city trucks will call
to haul away rubbish free of charge
providing it Is In containers and
placed in front of property. No hol
iday has been announced by Mayor
Noble for this day, the time having
been announced in good season for
everyone to have had time to clean
up their premises by that day and
have the trash in readiness for the
It is the wish of the city fathers
that there be whole hearted coop
eration to this end that the city may
be made to shine. Those who have
not already cleaned up their prem
ises should do so this week end and
have their rubbish ready for the
O. E. S. CHEER CLUB MEETS.
The Eastern Star Cleer club met
at the home of Mrs.ilanson Hughes
on Saturday afternoon, March 31.
The afternoon was spent in sewing,
the ladies making two dresses for
a little eight-year-old girl, member
of the Masonic Home family. A
short Hocial hour was spent in an
automobile guessing contest Mrs.
Frank Parker receiving the prize
for the highest number of correct
guesses. Dainty refreshments were
served by Mrs. Hughes, assisted by
Mrs. Earl Gilliam. Those present
were Mrs. J. A. Patterson, Mrs. W.
P. Mahoney, Mrs. John Her, Mrs.
Kate Slocum, Mrs. J. B. Cason, Mrs.
Chas. Cox, Mrs. J. F. Lucas, Mrs. J.
D. Bauman, Mrs. Harvey Bauman,
Mrs. E. R. Huston, Miss Harriet
Case, Mrs. A. H. Johnston, Mrs. F.
S. Parker, Mrs. E. E. Gilliam and
Mrs. Hanson Hughes.
GIRLS START BASEBALL.
A meeting of the girls' baseball
team was held Thursday, March 29.
Fifteen girls are turning out for
baseball and after operetta practice
more are expected. A captain and
manager were elected. Janle All-
stott was elected captain and Hazel
McDald manager. Due to the rainy
weather they have had just one
practice but will have the girls di
vided Into two teams later on.
Heppner high school has not had
a girls' baseball team in the last
three or four years. This it not an
inter-school, but just an lnter-class
PUPILS HAVE RECITAL.
A piano recital of the pupils, of
Mrs. M. W. Bower was held at the
home of Mrs. Frank Turner on Sat
urday afternoon when the follow
ing program was rendered:
The Clock. McLeod; Soldiers March,
Schumann Marjorie Parker. Fable,
Schmool; Little Indian Chief, Strick
land Jennie Swindig. Rondino, Czer-
ny; In a Rose Garden, Lunge Aniibel
Turner. Sign of Spring, Rowe Ethel
Hughes. Fairy Footsteps, Farrar Jen
nie Swindig. Juanita; Joy Ride, Beyer
Marjorle Parker. Hear the Bird Cull.
Bllbro, Evening Breezes, Bllbro Ella
Fell. Sailing. Williams Freddie Far
rior. Schmerzundo, Beecher Jeanettc
PREPARING NEW HOSPITAL.
Dr. A. D. McMurdo has had work
men busy this week preparing the
residence property he recently pur
chased from B. G. Sigsbee for a
new hospital. The carpenter work
has been In charge of Shelly Bald
win, and a number of alterations
were made In the house, which Is
being repapered and repainted. It
is tho lntentlo.1 o:' Dr. McMurdo to
have the new hospital thoroughly
equipped in every way for the care
of his patients and it will be in
charge of a competent nurse.
WILL ENFORCE LAWS.
Gazette Times, Heppner:
I notice in your paper a request
for a statement from candidates
for sheriff, giving their stand on
law enforcement As I am working
away from home and do not return
until late on Saturday, and then
leave early again Monday, am un
able to get to your oltlce at present,
so would like to have you publish
this statement for me:
That I have always stood for law
enforcement, and if nominated and
elected sheriff, I will certainly do
all In my power to enforce the laws,
and perform all other duties per
taining thereto as well.
LOCAL K ITEMS
Albert Miller, accompanied by
Charles Muler were here from Pen
dleton on Monday. Ab Is now agent
for Reo cars and trucks at Pendle
ton and was here to demonstrate
a truck to the city council mem
bers. On his return to Pendleton
he was accompanied by A. B. Clark,
sales manager of the Sable Motor
company of Portland, who was In
Heppner, also, on behalf of the Reo
trucks. Mr. Clark Is a brother of
one of our former high school tea
chers, Miss Lila Clark.
Twenty-nine members of San
Soucl Rebekah lodge of Heppner
motored to Hardman Tuesday eve
ning, and met with the lodge there.
Included among those going from
Heppner was the degree team, in
charge of Mrs. R. L. Benge, captain,
who put on trie work of Initiating
two candidates for the Hardman
lodge. Following the lodge meeting
a delightful luncheon was served,
and the Heppner visitors report a
very fine time.
Forest Ranger George Clark be
gan work this week on the Willow
creek telephone line, getting ready
for the summer s work in the west
Umatilla forest He will be assist
ed again this season by Oscar G.
Rollins, who arrived here from La
Grande on Saturday.
Lewis Partlow, while rounding up
horses for Buck Padberg on Sun
day, had a shoulder dislocated when
the horse he was riding fell and
rolled over with him. He was
brought to Heppner and the dislo
cation was reduced by Dr. McMur
do. Elmer McDaniel of Hardman
came to Heppner Tuesday suffering
a severe attack of plwuro pneumon
ia and was attended by Dr. Mc
Murdo. Mr. McDaniel Is a World
War veteran and was twice gassed
and wounded in the leg in the war.
Fred McMurray, quite seriously
injured when his car turned over
on the Lexington market road a
week or more ago, was able to re
turn to his nome near lone on Sun
day from Morrow General hospital.
Just on going to press, word
reached this office of the sudden
death of the Infant son of Mr. and
Mrs. Garnet Barratt, as the result
of a heart attack.
Mrs. Rachel Burchell of Lexing
ton, operated on last week at Mor
row General hospital under spinal
anesthesia, is rapidly recovering.
Djn Gcmmell, 5-year-old Bon of
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Gemmell, who
has been 111 with influenza, is im
proving. Attorney John Gavin of The
Dalles was attending to matters of
a legal nature in this city on Wed
nesday. Chas. Alllnger, lone carpenter
and builder, was a business visitor
here for a short time on Wednes
day. Donald Gardner, 2-year-old son
of Mrs. Gardner from Pendleton, Is
very 111 with measles.
James Murtha, prominent stock
man of Condon, was a visitor In
Heppner on Tuesday,
First Meet Lost by Locals
After Long List of Wins
H Heppner Rod and Gun club tast
ed defeat Sunday for the first time
since the opening of the Orfegonlan
state telegraphic trapshooting tour
nament this year, though it still has
a secure place at the head of the
percentage column. Arlington with
a 73 handed the locals their first
Heppner's 72 for the day was pro
vided by A. D. McMurdo, 25, Chas.
Latourell, 24, and Frank Shively, 23.
A dark and windy day made shoot
ing difficult at the local traps, and
the boys feel they did good shoot
ing, considering. But two more
Sundays remain of the tournament
and Heppner is certain of placing
a team in the shoot-off match, the
date of which has not yet been an
To the citizens of Morrow County:
As a candidate for the office of
Sheriff of Morrow County I stand
Economy with the tax payers'
For the' Eighteenth Amendment
and its enforcement;
For curbing the crime wave;
And for the enforcement of the
law without fear or favor.
During the World War I served
eighteen months In the United
States Marine Corps, who have for
their motto "Semper Fldelis" mean
ing "ever faithful," where I learned
the faithful performance of duty.
I have been Worshipful Master of
a Masonic lodge, Exalted Ruler of
an Elks lodge, and at present am
Commander of an American Legion
Post, and Excellent High Priest of
a Royal Arch Chapter. I have
lived In Morrow County sixteen
years where I have been engaged
in general farming with my father.
If after reading this you feel that
I am worthy to be entrusted with
the office of Sheriff, I will appre
ciate your favor in the primary
election on May 18.
C. J. D. BAUMAN.
SEALED BIDS WANTED.
Sealed bids will be received up to
the hour of 2:30 p. m., June 1st
1928, for transportation of pupils to
Heppner school from School Dis
trict No. 38; bus route all on high
way, with exception of one-quarter
mile, route covering a total of 22
miles for each school day. For full
particulars see the undersigned.
MRS. CHRIS BROWN,
3-5 District Clerk.
Physician Cites Lessons
Taught by Vital Film
Dr. Eugene Harris, of Los Angel
es, one of the foremost authorities
on social diseases in the United
States, declared, after viewing "Is
Your Daughter Safe?" which comes
to the Star theater Tuesday, April
10, that the film could do as much
toward stamping out social diseases
as the medical profession could do
In a decade.
"There is only one way to stamp
out social diseases as well as any
other disease," said Dr. Harris,
"and that Is to fight them at the
source. Most diseases, particularly
social diseases, are contageous.
They are spread by contact with
carriers. If we could segregate all
carriers of disease, we would soon
be free from all contagion. But
unfortunately we cannot.
"What we are endeavoring to do
now is to keep people away from
carriers. Let a woman consider the
awful consequences of coming in
contact with a man afflicted with a
loathsome disease. In a great many
cases we can effect a cure, in many
more cases the patient because of
shame, has neglected treatment
and the disease has made such rav
ages that we can do nothing. Death
is the only relief.
" 'Is Your Daughter Safe?' points
out the only way to happiness. Lead
a clean moral life. Stay away from
people who are morally unclean. No
person who Is morally unclean can
be physically clean. The two do not
"A film such as 'Is Your Daughter
Safe?' is a film that every man and
woman, every son and daughter
should see. ' It teaches a lesson that
is vital to our civilization. The les
son It teaches can do as much to
ward bringing about a healthy life
among our sons and daughters as
all the textbooks in our schools.
And it can do as much toward
stamping out diseases which break
down a moral nature and wreck
a person physically as the medical
profession can do in a decade. It
educates the people to stay away
Would Increase Livestock
Freight Rates From Here
According to Arthur M. Geary,
attorney fcrr the; Northwestern
Livestock Shippers x Traffic league,
who has just returned from live
stock hearings held by the Inter
state Commerce Commission at St
Paul, Kansas City and Chicago, the
the railroads have proposed in
creases in livestock freight rates,
which computed at avenge load
ings, on per car basis from Hepp
ner are as follows: to Portland
on cattle, $24.17 per car; hogs dou
ble deck, $31.30; to Seattle cattle,
$38.50; hogs, double deck, $49.50; to
Omaha on double deck carloads of
sheep, $71.30; to Chicago, on dou
ble deck carloads of sheep, $101.20.
INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT.
Miss Helen Jarmon suffered a
severe concussion of the. brain and
lacerations about the legs when the
car In which she was riding In com
pany with Miss Lydia Carlson turn
ed completely over on the Butter
creek highway in front of the Tom
Boylen place on Sunday. Miss Carl
son escaped with minor injuries. It
is thought that the steering gear
went bad, causing the accident The
car, a Dodge touring with open top,
was badly wrecked. Miss Jarmon
was attended by Dr. McMurdo who
found several stitches necessary to
close the lacerations. He reports
her to be improving at this writing
though not able to be up.
LEGION OFFICIAL COMING.
According to word received this
week by C. J. D. Bauman, com
mander of Heppner Post No. 78,
American Legion, J. M. Biggs, dis
trict committeeman, department of
Oregon, will be present on Monday
evening, April 16, to meet with the
local post Arrangements are be
ing made for the entertainment of
Mr. Biggs, and it is expected there
will be a feed for the post members.
Mr. Biggs, whose home is at Her
miston, has charge of the 6th dis
trict which is making a good rec
ord this year in Legion work. '
There was a large attendance at the
Grange meeting last Sunday. Rev.
Stanley Moore and wife of Heppner,
Mr. and Mrs. Bechdolt of Hardman
and Marvel Akers of Eight Mile were
given the firs tand second degree obli
gations. Final arrangements were
made in regard to the entertaining of
Pomona Grange which meets here on
Saturday, April 7. Ail Grange rnembera
who wish to take the fifth degree may
do so in the evening of that day. It
Is expected that ex-Governor Pierce
will be one of the speakers.
Avi McRoberts waa sick In bed witli
the flu for several days last week.
Last Sunday evening Wayne BairJ
was taken ill with influenza at the
home of Bob Medlock. His sister, Mrs.
Bob Steers, who with her family waa
reaJy to start on their return Journey
to Klamath Falls is taking care of
him. They will leave Saturday.
Elmer McDaniel who is working for
Ray Wright was taken to Dr. McMui
do's office on Tuesday and found to
be suffering from an attack of the Hu.
He remained in Heppner under the
Last Saturday little Ellen Peck wae
taken to Heppner to have a swollen
finger lanced. A sliver had been tanen
from a finger with a needle and blood
Mary Allstotl who lias long been
threatened witli mastoid trouble Is out
of school this week under the doctor s
The arrival of twin heifer calves In
the herd belonging to Ray Wright was
an incident of tills week. Considering
the present price of beef, this Is an
Miss Case, nutrition expert from O
A. C. will give her second health talk
on Monday, .April a, at the Grange hall
All Interested are Invited. Coarse
bread sandwiches or escalloped pota
toes should be brought for luncheon.
At 10 a. ni. will begin a saiad demon
stration. About 80 Kinds of salads will
be made and eaten.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Rev. Stephen Phelps and wife and
their daughter, Mrs. Baskerville,
arrived here on Tuesday evening
from Vancouver, Wash. After a
visit of a day at the home of her
brother, A. M. Phelps, Mrs. Basker
ville returned to Vancouver. Rev.
Phelps and wife will be guests for
the summer at the Phelps home.
They were met at Arlington by
their son and W. T. Campbell and
came on to Heppner In the Camp
Manager B. G. Sigsbee of the Star
theater was In Portland on Friday
to attend an exhibitors meeting.
While there, Mr. Sigsbee invected
in a new automobile, and returned
home on Saturday evening with a
Packard sedan, which he is now
learning to push around. He was
accompanied home by his daughter,
Miss Elaine Sigsbee, who spent
Sunday with her parents here and
returned to Portland Sunday night
J. P. Rhea, formerly a resident
here, came up from Hillsboro on
Thursday last, spending a few hours
here while taking up and removing
the remains of his first wife from
Masonic cemetery. Mr. Rhea was
accompanied by Walter Kuntz, rep
resenting a Hillsboro undertaking
Dr. McMurdo was called to" the
Cornelius McLaughlin place on the
Butter creek slopes beyond Frank
lin hill on Tuesday to attend Mrs.
McLaughlin. Finding an operation
necessary, it was performed under
nitrus oxide anesthesia. She is re
ported as much improved.
Frank Turner is busy this week
getting his shearing outfit In shape
and assembling his crew. The sea
son will open here right away, the
Turner crew starting up their work
in the lower country.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Scott are the
proud parents of a nine pound boy,
Ralph, Jr., born Tuesday at the
Morrow General hospital. Dr.
Johnston reports all parties doing
Don't miss Ali-Din's blindfold
Robert Harris has a badly mash
ed thumb, the result of getting it
caught between two pieces of tim
ber. It was necessary to take sev
eral stitches to close the wound.
Fred J. Pelland of Lexington has
a badly sprained shoulder, the re
sult of a fall monday at the Inde
pendent warehouse at Lexington.
Dr. Johnston attended.
Chas. Collins of lone underwent a
minor operation at the office of Dr.
Johnston Tuesday for removal of
a piece f steel from his left eye.
Born to Mr: and Mrs. Ed Can-
field of Butter creek, March 31, a
7 H -pound daughter.
Wayne Eaird of Rhea creek who
has been very ill with influenza is
Mrs. W. V. Crawford is recover
ing from a recent attack of influ-
All-Din is hete see theater ad.
District No. 38 to Send
Pupils to School Here
Mrs. Chris Brown, clerk of school
district No. 38, announces action
by the board of that district for the
transportation of pupils of their
school to the Heppner schools next
year. In this issue a notice of call
for bids for furnishing transporta
tion will be found.
District 38 school is located down
Willow creek, with the route prac
tically all on the Oregon-Washington
highway. The route covers a
distance of 22 miles to be traveled
each school day. This action is in
line with the consolidation action
being taken in many localities,
small districts adjacent to larger
schools finding it more practical to
transport their pupils rather than
maintain a school of their own.
GOOD FREDAY SERVICE.
There will be a three hour service
in the Episcopal church this Fri
day, April 6, from 12 to 3 o'clock.
In what more fitting manner could
we acknowledge and honor the
Lordship of Jesus Christ and show
our thankfulness for His great -sacrifice'
for us, than by attending
church at least for a part of the
three hours during which we com
memorate His cruciflction? There
In the quiet of the church we will
worship, praise and thank our Lord
for His loving kindness to us. There
we will meditate upon the meaning
of His sacrifice for us. Everyone
is welcome to attend the whole or
a part of the service. The business
house3 and school will be closed,
thus giving everyone a chance to
attend the services in the various
churches of Heppner.
FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
I hereby announce my candidacy
for the nomination, on the Demo
cratic ticket, for the offlc eof Jus
tice of the Peace for the 6th district
of Morrow county, md shall appro
elate your support.
E. R. HUSTON.
GOOD USED CARS.
1927 Ford Tudor Sedan Guaran
teed first class condition. $150.00
down payment takes it Terms on
1925 Star Touring A bargain at the
price offered. Licensed and ready
1934 Ford Enclosed Touring A-l
condition, good tires, runs fine.
Pay $45.00 down and take it away.
1928 license included.
1918 Buick Touring Runs fine, five
good tires. Full price $50.00.
Pendleton Here Sunday;
League Opens in Week
Strongly fortified and expecting
a hard battle, the Pendleton Buck-
aroo baseball team will appear in
Heppner Sunday in an attempt to
crush the local ball swatters. They
are especially strong in the pitch
ing sector, with four heavers that
may be used, among them Joe Bct-
tles, Chemawa Indian who thrilled
Heppner stands on a former ap
pearance here. The game will be
called at 2:30 at Rodeo field.
Manager Cohn believes he has a
crew that will make a showing for
themselves, though Inclement
weather has prevented rounding
tho team Into the condition he
would like to have them for this
clash. Ducky Drake will be In the
box, to be received by LaMear or
Matthews. Harry Jane will likely
cover the first sack; Van Marter
on second, Cason on third, Mat
thews or Thome at short, Ander
son, Aiken and Thome, or one of
the many other aspirants, in the
A week from Sunday comes the
opening of the Wheatland league
with Heppner playing at lone. All
clubs in the league have signified
their readiness to start on this date,
and from all indications there will
be a hot start for the championship.
Arlington vs. Heppner
Here Next Saturday
The Heppner high school baseball
team plays its first league game
with Arlington at the Gentry Field
Saturday, April 7, at 2:30.
The Heppner boys are playing ex
ceptionally good baseball this year
and they are planning strong on the
championship. Coach Johnson has
been giving the boys batting prac
tice and he thinks they are now
ready and can hold their own with
any team in the league.
The team has not been selected
as there are many who are doing
exceedingly well in practice.
ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH.
Rev. Thomas J. Brady, Pastor.
Next Sunday will be the solemn
commemoration of Easter, feast of
the Resurrection of Christ from the
tomb. There will be a high mass
at the church at 8:30. preceded by
confessions. There will be a special
musical mass sung. Mrs. Walter E.
Moore will preside at the organ and
direct the choir.
In the evening at 7:30 there will
be the u?ual devotions for Sundays.
The pastor will preach at the High
mass of 8:30. Immediately after
the tfiigh mass the pastor will go
to lone for a second mass at 10:30,
and the mass there will be preceded
by confessions and the pastor will
On Holy Saturday there will take
place the usual ceremonies of the
day, which will terminate with a
High Mass at 7:30. In the after
noon at 3 o'clock confessions will
be heard until four o'clock. In the
evening at 7 confessions will again
be heard, so as to reserve the early
hours of Easter morning for those
who live in the country.
On Good Friday, beginning at
noon, the Three Hours' Agony, com
memorative of Christ's last hours
on the Cross will be conducted. The
church will be open to the congre
gation who will be expected to pass
these three hours in recollection
and prayer. In the morning at 7:30
the Mass of the Presanctifled will
be conducted followed by the ven
eration of the Cross, and at night
at 7:30 there will be a sermon on
the Passion of Christ, followed by
Benediction of the Cross.
On Holy Thursday evening at 7:30
there will be Holy Hour, closing
with special prayers, and a sermon
upon the Blessed Sacrament
Sunday school at 9:45. The school
will have Its Easter program at this
time. There will be special music
and a very pretty and Interesting
pageant by the children. At the
close of the pageant the mite boxes
will be presented at the altar. The
grownup folks would derive great
benefit by attending this service
and observing what their children
Celebration of the Lord's Supper
and Easter sermon at 11 o'clock.
There will be special music at this
service. Everyone is cordially in
vited to attend.
Young Peoples Fellowship at 6:30.
There will be no evening service
due to the fact that we are joining
In the Easter carol service to be
held at the Christian church. This
combined choir has been working
very hard and we believe that the
results of their work will bring joy
and satisfaction to all who attend
REV. STANLEY MOORE,
Missionary in Charge.
CHURCH OF CHRIST.
Easter should be a great day
with us as we rejoice in the resur
rection of our Lord from the dead.
The morning sermon will be on the
subject of "Immortality."
Bible school will begin at the us
ual hour, 9:45. The first thing will
be a short class session. The les
son will be studied and the points
in the contest will be checked up.
After this all will return to the aud
itorium for the children's program.
The evening will be given over
completely to the cantata and the
public is cordially Invited.
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister.
Pine City Christian Church.
Special Easter program and bas
Sundey school at 11 a. m follow
ed by the dinner. Easter program
at 2 p. m. Special Easter message
at 3 p. m. Christian Endeavor at
7:30. E. L. WOOD, Pastor.
By Arthur Brisbane
Disaster Relatively Mild.
Indifference to Crime.
The bursting of a dam, part of
Los Angeles water supply in San
Francisquito Canyon, cost hundreds
of lives. Reasons are given for the
dam giving away, but no adequate
excuse. "Water, seeping into the
earth at each end of the dam,
weakened the hold of the great con
crete wall." It should be someone's
business to learn why the dam was
built that way and what danger
there is at other dams. Why frag
ments of broken concrete crumbled
in the fingers.
Compared with familiar disasters,
by flood, California's accident is
fortunately mild. There was the big
flood that drowned all but Noah's
family. The rainbow guarantees
against a repetition of that whole
sale calamity, but small floods have
Five hundred years ago in Hol
land 100,000 were drowned, and at
Kaifong, China, nearly three hun
dred years ago, 300,000 lost their
lives; 200,000 were drowned at Eon
gal, in India, fifty years ago. Many
times in history eruptions of the
sea, river floods and similar disas
ters have taken 100,000 lives and
more at a time. This country can
congratulate itself upon the fact
that the Mississippi flood of last
year, destroying hundreds of mill
ions in property, cost only two hun
dred lives. That was due to admir
able work done by the army and
navy, and to prompt scientific direc
tion by Herbert Hoover, chosen by
President Cpolidge In the emer
gency. The Census Bureau says United
States population on July 1 next will
be 120.013,000. At the end of this
century, if births, deaths, immigra
tion and health run along as at pre
sent the population will be 260,000,
000. If the larger per cent of that
number know how to think it will
be quite a nation.
In the last eight, y.-ars population
has increased 14,302,380. The an
nual arrival of babies exceed by one
million the number of deaths. That
is good nws for the editor publish
ing an up-to-dite paper Bill Cur-
ley, formerly of Chicago, now of
New York, used to say, "Every birth
,s a new rea ler fcr my paper, every
death of an old man means a reader
forever lost to the opposition." And
it was true.
A gigantic "hook-up" of radio
stations will enable 8,000,000 Uner
icans to hear all that goes on in the
Democratic and Republican con
ventions. From the first announcement of
Alabama's choice, to final howling
when the winner is announced, ev
erything will be heard. However,
sad to relate, many of the 8,000,000
that might listen to the convention
will not listen. They will tune in
for jazz music, sad heart-rending
songs, or daily dozens to keep thin.
In this nation, where only half vote
that might vote, there is little deep
interest in politics.
Speaking of slush funds, bribes,
etc., you should read the book writ
ten by Judge Kavanaugh, of Chi
cago, after thirty-three years on
the bench. Three hundred and fifty
thousand individuals make their
living, partly or entirely, by crime
in our happy country, he says. Last
year they contributed 12,000 mur
ders to the nation's news items.
Public indifference is to blame.
says the Judge. Each country gets
as much crime as its indifference
deserves. Judge Kavanugh favors
use of the whip because:
No crime leader retains the re
spect of his gang after he has
winced under the lash. The moron
and racketeer fear the cat o' nine
tails more than prison. Our 350,000
criminals steal yearly enough to
build the Panama Canal.''
They steal more than that And
public gambling at racetracks, an
other form of crime, legalized by
grafting politicians, takes from the
public each year enough to build
the Panama Canal three times.
We have some millions of farm
ers that would like to run this
country, partly, but they don't
know how to go about it. No real
organization for one thing. Next
Fall they will get wonderful prom
ises ana then think it over four
Lexington Christian Church.
There will be a special Easter
service next Sunday. The Sunday
school meets at 10 a. m and at the
close some special numbers will be
given, to be followed by a special
r.asler message at 11 on the sub
ject, "Was the Death of Christ in
Vain?" Solo, "Ho Did Not Die in
Vain." We most cordially invite
you to these services.
E. L. WOOD, Minister.
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