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Volume 45, Number 35.
HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, Nov. 15, 1928
Subscription $2.00 a Year
OF
OPENED SATURDAY
Frye & Co. Coming With
Big Program of Magic,
Melody and Mirth.
William Eugene Frye, noted mag
ician and illusionist will unpack his
bag of tricks before local people at
the Heppner school auditorium next
Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock.
For many years Mr. Frye has
been a leader in the field of magic
art and local people are assured of
a most Interesting and enjoyable
evening when he appears here as
the second number of Heppner's
community course . Not only does
Mr. Frye perform the most baffling
feats of magic but he finds time dur
ing the fast-moving program of il
lusions to take his audience into his
personal confidence and have a lot
of fun with them. He has a keen
sense of humor and a delightful
platform personality which causes
his audience to like him the moment
he steps before them.
His program is a big one and in
addition to the magical Bide, the
musical features offered by Miss
Leah Miles are in themselves most
delightful. Miss Miles is a pianist,
saxaphonist and soprano and her
numbers are worked into the magic
program In a most delightful man
ner. Do spirits return? This Is a ques
tion which has puzzled humanity
for all time. As an additional fea
ture of his program, Mr. Frye will
demonstrate how they can be made
to appear to return in a most inter
esting and enlightening expose of
fraudulent mediums.
The appearance of Frye and Com
pany will be a red-letter event for
local entertainment lovers. This
program is for both young and old.
Admission charge will be 75c for
adults and 25c for children. Tickets
are now on sale at Gordon's for
those not having season tickets for
the course.
Art Exhibit, Program
At School Next Week
An art exhibit. Including 150
prints of famous pcitures, will be
shown at the Heppner school audi
torium from Nov. 19 to 23, next
Monday to Friday, Inclusive. The
exhibit is sent out by the Colonial
Art company of Oklahoma City, and
the public is cordially Invited to
inspect it
On Wednesday evening beginning
at 8 o'clock a program featuring
violin numbers by Mr. Sager and
piano solos by Miss Endicott both
leading musicians of Pendleton, will
be presented. An admission charge
of 25c will be made. Following is
the complete program:
"The Hiring Fair" and "Hark, Hark,
the Lark!" High School Chorus.
Recitation, "The Ballad of Eliza
beth Jane," Katherlne Parker.
Playlet, "The Indians' Thanksgiv
ing," 2nd Grade.
Song, "Danny Boy," Wm. Schwarz
Recitation, (a) "Prior to Miss Bell's
Appearance," Harriet Hager; (b)
"Jimmy Jones Studies Geogra
phy," Frances White.
Violin Solo, Selected, Mr. Sager.
Playlet, "The Three Wishes,'' 7th
Grade. Interlude, "Big Brown
Bear," 4th Grade.
Song, "Riding to Fairyland," 5th
Grade.
Recitation, "Green Mountain Jus
tice," Billy Thomson.
Folk Dance, "Wooden Shoes," 8th
Grade.
Piano Solo, Selected, Miss Endicott
GENE FERGUSONS LOCATED.
Mrs. Gene Ferguson, who with
Mr. Ferguson and the children left
Heppner recently, states that they
have located at Jacksonville, Ore.
Their many Heppner friends will be
Interested In a part of Mrs. Fergu
son's letter, aa follows: "We are
about fifteen miles from town, twen
ty from Medford, where everyone
near here trades. There is a mall
route out here. We have to go about
a fourth of a mile down the road,
then across the Applegate river on
a footbridge. There we find the
community mail box. We have had
lovely warm days with little rain,
I'm beginning to get settled now,
Gene has been hauling his sheep
from near Klamath Falls so he has
been gone most of the time. This
trip will bring our flock to 225 head
of sheep. It will be the last load.
Leo Drake and family who had the
Cash and Carry store at Heppner
are moving to Klamath Falls where
they will run a bowling alley."
SPECIALIST HERE DEC. 13,
Through error the date for the
third nutrition meeting to be held
at Heppner by Miss Lucy Case, spe
cialist from O. A. C, was mistakenly
announced In last week's Issue. The
date for the meeting Is Dec. 13, ac
cording to C. W. Smith, county
agent This will be the last meet
ing of the series, which so far have
proved very popular with house
wives and other women oi tne coun
ty. Watch for full particulars to
be announced later.
COUNCIL TO BE ENTERTAINED
Heppner Unit No. 87 of the Amer
ican Legion Auxiliary will be hos
tess to the Umatilla-Morrow county
council on Saturday, November 24,
at 8 p. m. Let us have a full at
tendance of local members to wel
come our visitors, is the word sent
out by the president, Mrs. Harriet
Gemmell.
Attempted Train Wreck
Holds Up No. 12 at Irrigon
What appeared to be an attempt
to wreck a main line train at Irri
gon last night was reported to Sher
iff McDuffee at Heppner this morn
ing. A pile of ties had been placed
on the track which No. 12 hit, caus
ing it to be delayed an hour and a
half. The train was not -wrecked.
No trace has so far been found
as to who the culprit or culprits
might be, though a number of
hoboes were picked up in the vicin
ity early this morning. Complete
details were lacking in the report
to Sheriff McDuffee.
WHEAT PICKS UP;
POTATOES LAG IN
WEEK'S MARKETS
Tbe movement of potatoes to mar
ket Is 20,000 oarloadi behind last
year states the weekly Farm Mar
ket Review of the O. B. A. O. Ezten.
Ion Service, while the total snpply
may be that much larger. Apples
beg-In looking; np; eggs a little firm
er; batter steadier last week; wool
firmer.
Corvallis, Ore., Nov. 12. Broad
Grain. Pacific coast wheat markets
were slightly more active last week.
There was a better demand from
Europe and soft red winter prices
in Eastern markets tended to be
firmer. Domestic wheat markets
held generally steady and there was
little change In the general wheat
market situation. Total exports of
North American wheat to date
about equals last year at this time,
the Canadian shipments being hea
vy enough to effect slow movement
from the United States.
Feed Grains. The barley market
was steady In the west but lower
in the east. Estimates now avail
able Indicate that northern hemis
phere countries which produce
about 80 per cent of the world bar
ley crop have produced 18.7 per
cent more barley than last year.
The crop was especially large In
eastern United States. Exports from
the United States to Europe from
been nearly twice as much as in
1927 to date but the movement has
slackened. Corn was firmer last
week on crop news indicating some
reduction compared to earlier es
timates. Hay and Feeds. Alfalfa hay mar
kets tend to continue firm although
the general hay market is dull be
cause of too much poor quality
hay. Feed markets continue gen
erally about steady although cotton
seed meal was dull with increasing
supplies of new crop seed.
Potatoes. If the estimated produc
tion of potatoes Is harvested there
will be 10 per cent more main-crop
potatoes in the 19 surplus-producing
states and 21 per cent more in me
16 deficient-producing late-potato
states than last year. The early
potato states had about 30 per cent
more than In 1927. The Increase is
accounted for by larger acreage and
a near-record yield. Idaho, Wash
ington and Oregon expect a de
crease of 17 per cent compared to
the large crop In 1927. Of course It
is possible that disease, wastage,
feeding, etc., will reduce the mar
ketable surplus but statistically it
appears that from now on there
will be about 40,000 car loads more
of potatoes to be marketed than a
year ago. The supply indicates zu,-
000 more cars and the movement is
20.000 cars behind last year. Liber
al production of home-grown pota
toes In importing states make tne
marketing situation more difficult
for shipping states. Although the
per capita supply of potatoes has
been larger in four out of the last
12 years, it is apparent that there
will be no shortage this year and
that all factors bearing on the sit
uation should be studied to Insure
anything like a reasonable return
to the grower.
Dairy Froducta. Butter markets
were steady last ween. -mere
seems to be some confidence devel
oping at present domestic price lev
els, but trading is mostly on a casn
basis without much speculation in
futures. Southern hemisphere but
ter and cheese Is beginning to arrive
In English markets in much heav
ier amounts than a year ago. New
Zealand production promises to be
a record-breaker, and Australian)
and Angentlna conditions are very
favorable, but demand is expected
to continue good In Great Britain
and Germany.
Poultry and Eggs. Storage eggs
tend to Bhow less weakness which
with some decrease in production
compared to last year makes the
situation a little more cheerful for
producers. Turkey marketing Is
getting under way. One northwest
association is reported to have sold
on the basis of 40 l-2c for prime
young toms. Receipts of live tur
keys at Texas dressing plants Is
reported light with birds under
weight
Prices are said to tend to
ward 27-28c live weight for No. 1
stock delivered to packing plant
Livestock. Livestock markets were
unsettled following storms and the
election. Feeder and stocker sheep
reflected the weakness which has
prevailed In fat stock. Top grades
of beef advanced while lower grades
tended to weaken.
Wool and Mohair. Gradual im
provement in the wool markets, es
pecially on fine wools Is noted by
observers In this country and
abroad.
Mitchell Thorn, local manager of
Paclilo Power Light company.
with Mrs. Thorn, Is on a business
trip to Portland.
LOCALS BATTLE
HERMIST0N TO
SCORELESS TIE
Large Crowd at Armistice Day
Game Witnesses High School
Gridiron Classic.
The lighter Heppner high school
eleven, showing greatly improved
form since their defeat at Hermis
ton early in the season, gave the
same team the scare of their young
lives Monday afternoon on the local
field when they outpointed the visit
ors through much of the game, and
succeeded in holding them to a
scoreless tie. The game was played
on a firm field after the rains of
the previous evening, before the
largest crowd to witness a football
game here this season, people from
all over the county as well as many
followers of the Hermiston team
from Umatilla county attended the
game staged as part of the Armis
tice Day celebration.
Taking the ball from the first
kick-off, Heppner made three suc
cessive first downs, carrying the
ball well into Hermiston territory on
a succession of line bucks and end
runs In which Gentry, Robertson
and Hake featured, when, with their
best chance of the game to score at
stake, a fumble gave the ball to
their opponents who punted well out
of danger.
From then on both teams showed
signs of flash at Intervals, both mak
ing several first downs, but at no
time was the ball in play within the
ten yard zone of either team. Smith,
fullback for the visitors, was their
outstanding yardage gainer. His
broken-field running and line plung
ing were quite spectacular.- Once,
on a delayed off-tackle buck he suc
ceeded In eluding every Heppner
tackier until he came to the safety,
Gentry, who made a beautiful tackle
and prevented an almost certain
touchdown. Gentry was the back
bone of the Heppner offense as well,
making large gains through the line
as well as on end runs and the run
ning back of kicks. For his size,
weighing only 125 pounds, he is a
terribly hard hitter, and being fast
and elusive Is hard to stop. In this
game, for the first time in his foot
ball career, time was called out for
him. A head-on smash into a stal
wart Hermiston youth knocked him
groggy, but he was soon on his feet
and ready to go.
It was not a one-man nor a two-
man game Monday, however. Every
man on both teams was fighting
tooth and toe nail, and the light
Heppner line showed their metal on
more than one occasion when they
piled up the opponents' offensive or
broke through for tackles behind
the line. Two telling breaks were
made for the locals when Evans,
center, stretched his full 6 feet 6 to
snatch a Hermiston pass with his
finger tips, and again when Rod
Thomson broke through the oppon
ents line to fall on the ball when it
had been passed over a backfielder's
head by the opposing center.
The average weight of the start
ing lineups is given as 147 for Hepp
ner to 155 pounds for Hermiston.
Dan Beighle refereed, and Melvln
Johnson, of Lexington, was head
linesman. The lineup:
M. Earnheart le C. Hayes
Jenkins It Jones
L. Earnheart lg Devin
Grigg c Evans
Upham rg R. Walker
Harrah rt
F. Walker
Marlin re.
R. Thomson
ytt q-
Gentry
Attleman
Hammon J
Jh.
-rh..
H. Hayes
Hake
Smith f Robertson
Substitutions: Hermiston, Ken-
nlngs for Hammon, Hammon for
Kennings, Felthouse for Attleman.
Heppner, E. Thomson for R. Wal
ker. Clothing Demonstrations
Are Popular in Gounty
Mrs. Mabel Mack, home demon
stration agent from Oregon State
college, was a Heppner visitor yes
terday. Mrs. Mack has been con
ducting a series of two clothing
demonstration meetings at Board-
man, Irrigon and Alpine. She re
ports the meetings at Boardman
completed, and an enthusiastic in
terest manifested. Tailored finish
ing, children's clothing and remodel
ing are demonstrated in the course
The second meeting at Alpine was
held yesterday, and Mrs. Mack is at
Irrigon today for the second meet
ing there. The meetings are made
possible through the extension ser
vice of the college, with which the
local county agent's office copoer
atea. LOCAL MOVIES COMING.
Bert Sigsbee, manager of the Star
theater and for many years our lo
cal photographer, is combining the
two lines by investing in a movie
camera and picturing home scenes
for the screen. In addition to
few vacation shots and a Sunday
afternoon visit with some rancher
friends he has secured several hun
dred feet of the Rodeo, showing
the buckers, bull doggers, ropers,
racers and two prominent steer rid
ers, as well as parade and grand
stand scenes. The pictures are very
clear and distinct and Mr. Sigsbee
is highly elated over his first at
tempts. These local scenes will be
shown next Sunday and Monday
with the regular program at the
Star theater and are well worth
seeing. Another picture of consid
erable local interest Is four reels of
the 1928 Pendleton Round-Up which
will be shown with the regular pro
gram Saturday night
APPEAR HERE NEXT SATURDAY
FRYE A XI) COMFAVY
The magician and his mysterious manipulations hvae always had a
strong appeal not only to children but to adults as well. When Frye
and Company appear here next Saturday they will offer a program that
is baffling in the extreme. The magic repertoire includes the sword
cabinet, the vanishing pigeolfs, the twelve ringing alarm clocks, the
Chinese torture cabinet, the vanishing bowl and many other startling
demonstrations. A part of the program is devoted to an expose of
fraudulent mediums and in this, Mr. Frye not only demonstrates how
easy It is for fakers and charlatans to Impose on the belief of those who
seek their advice but also he explains fully Just how these spiritualistic
phenomena take place. In other words, he first performs the spiritualis
tic demonstrations, so-called, and then explains just how the medium
performs the "miracle."
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
D. A. Wilson motored to Portland
the end of the week, returning on
Sunday with Mrs. Wilson and
daughter Dorotha. Little Miss Dor
otha Is recovering quite satisfac
torily from her recent severe illness
which kept her confined for a time
at the Doernbacher hospital in
Portland under the care of a spe
cialist The Willing Workers will hold
their bazaar on Dec. 7. Come and
select your Or. ibUftas gifts here.
Cooked food, candy and fancy work
of all kinds. Will be held in the
basement of the Christian church.
Mrs. Bessie Setters, worthy grand
matron of O. E. S. for Oregon, will
be a guest at the home of the local
worthy matron, Mrs. A. H. John
ston, during her visit in the city
this week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Matot and
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Mullholand and
daughter Dorothy, of Portland, were
week-end guests at the home oi ur.
and Mrs. A. H. Johnston in this
city.
The Past Matrons club of the O.
E. S. will entertain their husbands,
the Past Patrons and their wives
at the home of Mrs. A. H. Johnston
on Thursday evening, November 22.
Mrs. Joe Davenport has returned
to her home at Sumpter after a
two weeks visit with her daughters,
Mrs. Loy McFerrln and Mrs. Clar
ence Moore. In this city.
Mrs. Frank Elder who has been
at the D. A. Wilson home for some
time during .the absence of her
daughter, Mrs. Wilson, has returned
to her home at Umapine.
Chester Gemmell and family of
Helix were guests this week at the
home of his brother, P. M. Gemmell,
in this city.
Mrs. Daisy Hall is ill at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Earl W. Gor
don, in this city.
George Aiken of the firm of Mc-
Atee & Aiken, is In Portland to
receive medical treatment
Mrs. T. J. Humphreys motored to
Pendleton Monday on business.
NEIGHBORS ELECT.
Maple Circle No. 259, Neighbors
f Woodcraft, held their annual elec
tion of officers Monday evening.
Mrs. Eleanor McFerrin was chosen
as Guardian Neighbor, Mrs. Elsie
Cowins, advisor; Mrs. Rose Howell,
clerk; Mrs. Cora Crawford, banker;
Mrs. Mabel French, magician; Mrs.
Lena Stapleton, attendant; Ralph
Wilcox, captain of the guards; Mrs.
May Gilliam, inner sentinel; Eldon
McFerrin, outer sentinel; Mrs. Lillie
Fell, flag bearer; Mrs. Maggie Hunt,
Mrs. Leila Curran and Russell
Wright managers, and John Hiatt
correspondent
After the meeting refreshments
were served and a social time was
enjoyed by all. The next regular
meeting will be held Nov. 2th, ana
all members should endeavor to be
present as a great deal is gained
by mingling with your neighbors.
Contrtbutea.
THOMPSONS ENTERTAIN.
Among the week's leading social
events was a charming dinner party
at the country home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph I. Thompson Monday eve
ning. Entertained were Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Har
old Cohn and Mrs. Egan O'Shca, Mr.
and Mrs. Osmin Hager, Dr. and Mrs.
Fred E. Farrior and Mr. and Mrs.
Charles W. Smith. After dinner a
pleasant evening was spent at
bridge. Honors went to Mrs. Far
rior, high lady, Mr. Cox, high man,
and Mr. Hager, consolation ,
, ,....-
18 High School Juniors
Cast in 'Charm School'
The junior class of Heppner high
school with their adviser, Miss
Fleming, have chosen "The Charm
School" as the junior class play,
work on which is now progressing,
and December 20 set as the tenta
tive date for presentation. The
play is a delightful little comedy,
featuring a young salesman who
bceomes heir to a girls' school thru
the death of a near relative. The
cast Including 18 parts, follows:
Austin Bevans Henry Robertson
An automobile salesman with
"ideas," which
David MacKenzie Fletcher Walker
a law student considers imprac
tical, though
George Boyd Cornett Green
an expert accountant, is willing
to cooperate, and also
Jim Simpkins John Parker
and
Tim Simpkins Nolan Turner
who toil not and have never
seriously considered spinning.
Homer Johns Harry Wells
is the guardian of
Elise Benedotti Anna McDald
the president of the senior class
at a school presided over by
Miss Hays Harriet Morgan
who is loved and feared by all
who know her, including her
secretary,
Miss Curtis Virginia Dix
who is always trying to think
well of the senior class, con
sisting of
Sally Boyd Evelyn Swindig
who is George's sister, and
Muriel Doughty Janie Allstott
Ethel Spelvin Mary Beamer
Alix Mercier Daisy Albee
Lillian Stafford Erma Schultz
Madge Kent.. Gertrude Doherty
Hazel Williams...Kathenne Bisbee
Ann Roberts Reta French
It is hardly worth while to men
tion a junior
Dotsio Mead Margaret Becket
who is always in the way.
VOTERS GIVEN THANKS.
To the Voters:
I wish to sincerely thank the peo-
pie of Umatilla and Morrow coun
ties for the very encouraging and
complimentary vote given me in the
election of November sixth.
I feel under obligation only to the
people of this district in particlular
and of the State of Oregon in gen
eral and shall to the best of my
ability represent and serve them.
I ask your cooperation and ad
vice and invite anyone interested in
matters likely to come before the
approaching session of the Legisla
lature to see me for discussion of
such matters.
JOSEPH N. SCOTT,
Representative 22nd District
"THE BIRTH OF THE ROMAN
CATHOLIC CHURCH."
This Is the second of a series of
sermons telling the history of the
Church. Do you know church his
tory?
The morning sermon at the
Church of Christ Is "Sin Entered
Into the World."
Bible school at 9:45. The young
folks' mission study class is at 6:30
and very interesting. Christian En
deavor at 6:30.
A cordial welcome at all services
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister.
SPECIAL MEETING O. E. S.
A siiecial meeting of Ruth chap
tcr. O. E. S., tomorrow evening will
also be a district meeting In which
Jasmine chapter of Arlington and
Locust chapter of lone will join
with Ruth chapter in putting on
the work. Mrs. Bsesie Setters, wor
thy grand matron for Oregon, will
be a guest for the evening, mere
will be Bpeclal entertainment and
special refreshments, and Mrs. A.
H. Johnston, worthy matron, Issues
a special invitation for all members
to be present who possibly can.
"t'i
COUNTY MAKES
GOOD SHOWING
AT EXPOSITION
Wool and Wheat Exhibits Win
High Places as Do County
Stock Judges.
C. W. Smith, county agent, be
lieves Morrow county may well be
proud of the showing made at the
Pacific International Livestock ex
position which closed in Portland
Saturday. With but three wool ex
hibits and 13 wheat exhibits enter
ed, the county took one first and
one third place on wool, and six
places on wheat including two firsts.
Especially is this true, Mr. Smith
says, as C. D. Minton, manager oi
the division, asserted that it was
the largest and best land products
show ever held in connection with
the Pacific International exposition
meaning that the small number of
county exhibits were entered in the
keenest competition ever met there.
One wool exhibit, that of W. B.
Barratt and Son, won both the
county places. This exhibit placed
first in purebred Corriedale buck
fleeces, and third in best fleeces of
breed.
Winning wheat exhibits were
produced by John Hughes, first In
White Club, market class; Floyd
Adams, second in Fortyfold; S. G.
McMillan, third in Hybrid 128; J. T.
Parker, third in Federation; F. M.
Lovgren, first in Bluestem; John
Adams, seventh in Hybrid 128.
Harold Eskelson, Ruth Dinges
and Doris Wilcox, of Lexington,
who composed the Morrow county
club workers' stock judging team,
made a particularly fine showing
says Mr. Smith. Eskelson tied for
high place in the judging of Jersey
cows among 120 contestants, while
the team as a whole placed well up
and ahead of many teams that had
judged at the exposition once be
fore. This was the Morrow county
team's first attempt at the Pacific
International.
Mr. Smith returned home Satur
day evening from the exposition
where he had charge of one of the
departments.
ALPINE.
Mrs. Helen Walker, county school
superintendent visited the Alpine
school on Friday.
Mrs. Mabel Mack, from the Ore
gon Agricultural college, visited the
Alpine School on Friday and gave a
free demonstration in sewing and
dressmaking. She assisted the la
dies in making new dresses and in
making over old ones, and also gave
an interesting lecture on the art of
designing and dressmaking. Those
who attended the meeting were
Mrs. Percy Jarmon and daughter
Helen from Butter creek, Mrs.
Crocket Duvall and son Alvin and
daughter Helen, Mrs. Mike Sepanek
and daughter Bernice, Mrs. C. Mel
ville and Mrs. George Lambirtb.
who served a hot dinner to the la
dies. The high school students were
present at the session and the grade
department attended in the after
noon.
Church services were held at Al
pine on Sunday afternoon. A good
crowd attended and enjoyed the
sermon. Milton W. Bower of Hepp
ner has charge of the services.
Everybody is welcome. Services
next Sunday will be held at Pine
City.
Mrs. Anna Heiny spent the week
end with friends on Rhea creek.
C. Melville made a business trip
to Heppner Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Mike Sepanek and daughters
Bernice and Bertha motored to
Echo on Wednesday.
G. L. Bennett was a Friday visit
or at the home of C. Melville.
Mr. and Mrs. Irl Clary entertain
ed at a card party at their home
on Friday evening. Those present
were Messrs. Chas. Berry and Chas.
Melville and his niece Miss. Gertrude
Tichenor. The feature game of the
evening was pinochle. Delicious re
freshments were served during uie
evening.
In last week s paper it was statea
that Miss Case of the home econ
omics department of the extension
service sent out by O. A. C. would
be at the Alpine high school on No
vember 9 and 15. This statement
was not correct, as it was a Mrs.
Mabel Mack who had been sent out
from the same department, and her
instructions were on dressmaking.
She gave some valuable information
concerning her line of work. Sev
eral ladies attend and aree looking
forward to her next call.
Mrs. E. N. Jones accompanied by
Mr. Bttrkhough and son of Seattle
were week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. George Lambirth.
Graver Sibley of Portland spent
the week end visiting with friends
in this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rauch en
tertained a house party on Satur
day evening. The feature of the
evening was dancing. Bountiful
refreshments were served also.
G. L. Bennett made a business
trip to Heppner on Monday.
Mrs. Merle Bennett and sister-in-law,
Miss Ruth Bennett, attend
ed the picture show at Hermiston
on Sunday evening.
Mrs. Anna Heiny was a Friday
evening guest of Mrs. Helen Walker
of Heppner.
The Misses Bernice and Bertha
Sepanek accompanied Giover Sib
ley and his friend on a pleasure trip
to Heppner on Sunday afternoon
and evening.
Sunday school and church serv
ices were well attended at Alpine
on Sunday. There were 28 present
at Sunday school and 40 present at
LE6IDIM OBSERVES
TRUCE ANNIVERSARY
Auto Race, Ball Game and
Memorial Service Are
Features.
At the break-neck speed of 20
miles an hour Carl Cason and Herb
Instone placed first In the American
Legion's Armistice Day derby for
two-lunged flivvers in a field of nine
competitors. The race was one of
the features of the Armsitice Day
celebration in Heppner, and proved
a popular event with the large
crowd in town for the occasion.
The Armistice Day festivities
started off at 1:30 In the afternoon
with an automobile parade to Ro
deo field in which the race entries
took the lead following the flag
bearer, Harvey Bauman, who rode
horseback. Immediately after the
parade, the races were run, then the
football game between Hermiston
and Heppner high schools, resulting
in a scoreless tie. In the evening
a short memorial program at the
Star theater, followed by the show
ing of "Dress Parade," a patriotic
movie with setting at West Point
was the order.
In spite of all the daredeviltry,
recklessness and danger connected
with auto racing, and the ferocity
of a football gome, the only casual
ty recorded from the day's events
was Harvey Bauman. Mr. Bauman's
horse fell with him while leading
the parade on the highway just
past the schoolhouse and he suffered
some badly scratched-up knuckles.
That was the extent of the blood
shed. Aside from a few scratched-up
fenders the autos escaped unscath
ed. All the entries with the excep
tion of an aged Overland were
Fords. Requirements of the race
were that the cars, four-cylindered
ones only admitted, have two cyl
inders disconnected from the igni
tion, starters disconnected, motors
to be started after time was called,
and any car entered to be sold for
$100 if offered. The conditions
thereby precluded any late models
with the speed of which they might
be capable, stepping in and copping
the prizes.
That all cars performed well on
two cylinders was the most amaz
ing feature. To the disappointment
of the pessimsitically Inclined spec
tator, there were no stalled motors.
The cars were run three at a time
from an even start three times
around the quarter-mile track, win
ners of the three divisions making
a re-run for the prizes. In the final
heat were Fords driven by Cason
and Brown, and the Overland driv
en by Bucknum. This was the hot
test contested heat the Overland
taking the lead but passed on the
second round by Cason. Cason fin
ished first with time of 2 minutes
26 seconds, and the Overland sec
ond with 2 minutes 33 1-2 seconds.
Brown placing a close third.
First prize was 20 gallons of gas
oline, second and third prizes two
lots of five gallons of oil contributed
respectively by the Shell and Union
oil company branches in the city.
Entrans, two to the car, were Cason
and Instone, Brown and Brookhous-
er, Bucknum and Hottman, Wright
and Russell, Bauman and Brown
ing, Schultz and Prock, Turner and
A. Conner, Ferguson and F. Con
ner, Madsen and Sprouls.
Rev. Stanley moore made invoca
tion and delivered the address at
the memorial service in the evening,
stressing the need of world peace,
citing certain progress toward that
end including signing of the World
War armistice and the outlawry of
war pact between the leading na
tions, but giving more particularly
the fellowship of man through the
teachings of Jesus Christ as the real
solution.
Following Mr. Moore's address
the American Legion Auxiliary trio
sang two songs in a beautiful man
ner. Mrs. W. R. Poulson, Miss
Elizabeth Phelps and Mrs. Raymond
Ferguson composed the trio, with
Mrs. W. E. Moore at the piano. A
feature of the second song was the
whistling accompaniment by Miss
Phelps in addition to the piano.
MORROW GENERAL HOSPITAL.
Mrs. Cecil Lieuallen and baby
daughter have returned to their
home in Pendleton.
Mrs. W. L. Blakely of Lexington
was moved to the hospital Saturday
where she is ill with inlluenza-pneu-monia.
Mrs. Delia Mobley of lone has
been ill the past two weeks with
high blood pressure.
A. C. Crowell who has been ill the
past two weeks with influenza is
able to be up again.
Eldred McMillan, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Gus McMillan of Lexington,
was brought to Morrow General
hospital this morning with pneu
monia. K. OF P. MEET TUESDAY.
Doric Lodge No. 20 will have an
important meeting at castle hall
next Tuesday evening. Nomination
of officers for the ensuing year will
be part of the order of business,
and Frank P. Farnsworth, chancel
lor commander, gives urgent invita
tion for all members to be present.
church service. Mr. and Mrs. Hum
phreys accompanied by Milton W.
Bower of Heppner, who had charge
of the services, were present Ev
eryone was delighted to see Mr.
Bower so much improved In health
and able to be in attendance. C. V.
Swander assisted Mr. Bower with
the service.