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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1929.
Noah Clark says the ground has
never worked better In years than
it does this spring, and the Eight
Mile farmers are In their fields and
turning up the ground at a lively
rale with the big plows. Mr. Clark
was In the city for a short time
Monday. He had just received word
from his daughter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Allen, who reach
ed their home at Redmond on the
15th after a very pleasant journey
by auto from Illinois and Tennes
see, where they spent the winter.
They came by the southern route,
and noted while In Texas that the
thermometer registered 90 in the
shade, and their jaurney home was
without mishap or delay of any
sort because of weather conditions.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Warren of
Kinzua, Oregon, are visiting in
Heppner this week. They have been
at the new lumber town during the
fall and winter, and Mr. Warren
will again take up sheep shearing
for the season, expecting to get
started about the first of April. Af
ter that work is over, Mr. and Mrs.
Warren will return to Kinzua. They
were formerly located at Boardman,
but have traded their property
there for property at Longview,
Wash., and later on may go to that
city to live.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner and
son Don arrived from their home
at Sulem on Saturday evening for
a visit of a few days with relatives
here while Mr. Turner is looking
after business affairs. They were
accompanied by Vawter Parker, U.
of O. student, who Is spending the
Easter vacation with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Parker.
Miss Mildred Green, student at
Oregon State Normal, Monmouth,
Is spending spring vacation at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Green, being accompanied by
the Misses Bertha and Lavina Mil
holland of Corvallls, also students
at the normal school and friends of
Jon Conder, University of Ore
gon freshman, arrived home on
Friday evening for the spring vaca
tion at the home of his father, Dr.
J. P. Conder. Besides carrying a
heavy course at the university, Jon
is taking music and art, the music
including Instruction In pipe organ.
Carl Cason was In Portland over
the week-end, visiting with Mrs.
Cason and the little daughter,
Beryl, the latter having recently'
undergone an operation from which
she is slowly recovering. Mrs. Cas
on will remain at Portland until the
little girl is well again.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Bennett of
Alpine were.vlsltors In Heppner on
Wednesday. Mr. Bennett is just re
covering from an Illness which kept
him confined at home for two
months. He reports farming opera
tions moving along nicely In the
Eldon Wood, who has been pastor
for the past three years of the
Christian churches at Lexington
and lone, has closed his work with
these churches, and with Mrs. Wood
is moving to Eugene where he will
take up work at the University and
get his degree.
Mrs. Chas. Burchell of Lexington
was a vlBitor In the city for a short
time on Wednesday afternoon.
Ellis Thomson arrived home on
Saturday from Eugene, where he is
a student at the university, and
has been spending the week's spring
vacation with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Thomson. Mr. Thomson
motored to Portland to meet his
son, and on the return they were
accompanied by Mrs. J. P. Conder,
home from Eugene for the week.
The party just missed witnessing a
fatal accident on the highway near
Cascade Locks, when a sedan from
Idaho was struck by a freight truck,
thrown into the ditch and the driv
er killed instantly.
Glenn Young, who with his fath
er J. S. Young is extensively en
gaged in wheatraising on the Young
farm In Eight Mile, thinks the pros
pects were never much better for a
crop than at present In his section
the farmers are quite busy with
spring plowing and the work is mov
ing along well. Mr. Young was a
visitor here on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Noble motor
ed down to the Columbia river on
Sunday afternoon, and Mr. Noble
states that the new lambs are very
numerous on the ranches along the
highway, but at the river range
conditions are backward and not as
far along as up toward the foot
hills. D. C. Wells, Pendleton real es
tate dealer, was here Friday, bring
ing over a prospective buyer of Mor
row county property. Mr. Wells was
interested In the Ralph Butler place
below town, but on arriving here
found that Mr. Butler had already
made disposal of the ranch.
S. E. Notson, district attorney,
went to Pendleton on Wednesday,
having some legal matters to pre
sent to Judge Fee. He contemplated
going from there to Portland for a
stay of a day or two while looking
after matters pertaining to the dut
ies of his office.
H. E. Young states that spring
has arrived in the Butter creek sec
tion in good shape and ranchers
and hay raisers about Pine City
are getting busy with the spring
work. Mr. Young was in Heppner
on Monday looking after business
B. F. Swaggart, who was in the
city from his ranch on Monday,
thinks that conditions could not be
much better and there is promise
of a fine crop out his way, because
of the abundance of moisture and
prevailing weather conditions.
W. P. Mahoney, vice president of
First National bank, who has been
laid up for about two weeks at
home, suffering an attack of sciatic
rheumatism, was able to be at his
desk in the bank again on Monday,
but not yet fully recovered.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Griffith and
two daughters were visitors in
Heppner Monday evening from
their home at lone, taking in "Ab
ie's Irish Rose" at Star theater.
Miss Louise Thomson, student at
Ellensburg State Normal, is home
for the spring vacation, visiting
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shlvely were
visitors In Portland over Sunday,
where Mr. Shlvely took part in the
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Adam Knoblock was In Portland
over Sunday, and while there took
part in the trap shoot. Adam re
ports that he got It "In the eye"
when he stepped up to do his shoot
ing, hence the showing made was
not up to his usual standard. The
backfire of a shell was responsible,
J. B. Way, for a number of years
engaged in farming in the Lexing
ton section, was here the first of the
week from his home in the Willam
ette valley. He is thinking of re
turning to Morrow county if he can
get suitably located.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner, who
spent a few days with relatives here
departed yesterday morning for
their home in Salem. They were
accompanied that far by Vawter
Parker on his return to Eugene.
Chas. Latourell and Frank Shlve
ly, of Heppner, and Earl Warner of
Lexington, were members of the
Heppner Rod and Gun club who at
tended the Everding Birthday trap
shoot in Portland Sunday.
R. W. Thomas, executive assist
ant of the Umatilla National forest,
is in Heppner this week to audit
the records of the local ranger's
office. Mr. Thomas is from the of
fice at Pendleton.
Mrs. F. B. Nickerson arrived
home on Sunday from California,
where she was called by the death
in a train accident of her brother-
in-law. She was met at Arlington
by Mr. Nickerson.
Herbert French was in from the
sineh of J. D. French and Son at
Gnrdane on Saturday, This Is the
first time he has been able to get
over the hill since the big snow. He
reports that the grass is slow in
getting a start in his vicinity.
The dedication of the new veter
an's hospital at Portland on Mon
day was an attraction that took a
number of Heppner people to the
city. Among those going down for
the occasion were Mr. and Mrs.
Alva Jones, Mr. and Mrs. P. M.
Ocmmell, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Gil
liam. Going along with theE peo
ple was Mrs. Earl Gordon, who
visited the city on business and
Oscar Keithley reports that since
the weather is returning warmer,
and there is no freezing of nights,
vegetation out Eight Mile way is
beginning to show up as it should.
Mr. Keithley visited Heppner Tu
esday on business.
Troy Bogard, Eight Mile wheat
rancher, was looking after business
here on Friday. He expresses him
self as well pleased over the splen
did condition of the coming crop.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schwarz
motored to Wapato, Wash., on Sun
day for a visit at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. E. R. Merritt. They re
turned home Monday afternoon.
Shooters driving to Portland for
the week-end, and taking part in
the exhibition shoot there on Sun
day were Dr. A. D. McMurdo and
La Verne Van Marter.
Lawrence Redding was looking
after business affairs here on Wed
nesday afternoon, having to return
to his Eight Mile home in a heavy
shower of rain.
F. W. Turner & Co.
GENERAL INSURANCE AND
REAL ESTATE .
WHEAT AND GRAIN
TONIGHT THURSDAY, MARCH 21 : ,
HELD OVER FOR ANOTHER DAY
Columbia Talking Picture Road Show Attraction
Featuring Lina Basquette, Jean Hersholt and Ricardo Cortex, in
"THE YOUNGER GENERATION"
This is 100 synchronized, orchestral accompaniment, sound effects
and part talkies, the sound reproduction being geared with the
projectors and faithfully reproducing the sound as photographed
with the views when taken.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22:
NORMA SHEARER in
"A LADY OF CHANCE"
With Lowell Sherman.
The snappy stor of a big city gold digger and a small town hick who
taught her a lesson.
Also OSWALD THE RABBIT, NEWS REEL and SCREEN
SATURDAY, MARCH 23:
ELINOR FAIR and HUGH ALLEN in
The strangest Western story ever shown. Action and red adven
ture. Also "Going Places," two reel comedy.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY, MARCH 21 AND 25
PAULINE FREDERICK in
Greatest success of a great star. Big emotional play of a mother
who seeks to save her children from their own selilshness. Deserves
a place among the best of the season.
Also comedy, "WHOSE BABY," and News Rwl. 20c and 40c
TUESDAY, MARCH 26:
Auspices Heppner Post No. 87, American Legion
r i m ill r -s.-
Children 25c Adults 50c
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27:
A great drama of a great man's loves and victories. Fate marked
him to conquer and lose the world.
Also an Aesop's Fahln.
Tom Mix and Tony In HELLO CHEYENNE March 28-29
Phlllls Haver In YOUR WIFE AND MINE March SO
Jack Holt In AVALANCHE, by Zano Grey March 81, April 1
Val Howland and Company in SPEEDV SWEDE, VamleZville,
Comedy Monologues, Popular Tarodics (No ricturrs), April 2
May McAvoy In THE LITTLE SNOI1 - - April S
The sewing club of the American
Legion Auxiliary and Relief Corps
will meet at the home of Mrs. Spen
cer Crawford, Wednesday after
noon, March 27, at 2:30.
Merle Becket is uo from school at
Corvallis, spending spring vacation
week with his mother, Mrs. Frank
Shlvely. He is a student at Oregon
Mrs. Emma Gemmell motored as
f3r en Th Dallas Si'nday with her
son, Paul, and remained there for
a visit with her son Walter and
Mrs. Glen Jones accompanied
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Jones to Port
land on Sunday. She was called be
low on account of the illness of her
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shurte of Wa
pato, Wash., announce to Heppner
friends the birth of a daughter,
Mary Louise, at the hospital in Yak
ima on March 12th, 1929, weight 6
pounds. Latest reports state that
mother and child are doing well.
FOR SALE Purebred Bronze
turkeys; also Plymouth Rock hens.
Phone 1203, city. 1-2.
For Sale 25 tons grain hay. Oor
ger Bros., Lexington. 52-1.
Wanted Job sheepherding or
light chores. Inquire P.O. Box 402,
Lost Lower plate false teeth.
Finder leave at this office. 51
BABY CHIX, Hollywood Strain,
White Leghorns, selected breeding
stock; $15 per 100; custom hatching,
5c per egg. Rhea Creek Poultry
and Dairy Ranch, Roy Quacken-
bush, prop. Phone 11F14; Bon 568,
Heppner, Oregon. 60-1
Farmers and ranchmen, we want
your stock hogs, fat hogs, chickens,
turkeys or other poultry, veal or
beef. Come and see us when you
have anything in this line to dis
pose of; we pay all the market af
fords and can use your produce.
46-tf. ' Central Market, Heppner.
For Splo Horses Asin harness,
collars, hitches and hitch timber.
Also John Deere tractor and three
Oliver plows, three bottom, No. 40.
Will trade for anything I can use.
John Michelbook, lone. Ore. 44tf.
For Sale Creek ranch of 800
acres; creek bottom under ditch;
nearly all place fenced sheep-tight;
comfortable buildings with running
water in house; small orchard. D.
E. Gilman, Heppner, Ore. 38tf.
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