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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1929.
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died on Thursday at Durkee, Ore.
R. Wasmer had a well drilled on
his ranch and a splendid flow of
water was struck at a depth of 74
feet It seems that the Wasmer well
tapped the same vein as that which
supplied the Packard ranch, and
the water which was piped to the
house failed to flow. It is thought
that when the Wasmer well is cap
ped the Packard well will resume
its normal flow.
Mr. Mefford moved Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Wilbanks back to their ranch
on Sunday. The Wilbanks have
been employed at the Porter ranch
during the winter.
A number of Boardman folks at
tended the Columbia Union C. E.
conference at Hermiston Saturday
and Sunday and found the meeting
profitable and pleasing. Mrs. E. T.
Messenger attended both days and
Robert Berger went to Cascade
Locks on Sunday where he will act
as relief operator for a time.
was a speaker at the meeting Sun
day afternoon. Alvin and Evelyn
Mefford attended Saturday and Ev
elyn remained over as a guest at
the Marvin Root home . Mrs. J. R.
Johnson, Rachel and Deibert, and
Ray Barlow attended some of the
L. V. Root and son Vernon mo
tored to Condon on Saturday and
visited over Sunday. Mrs. Root has
been up there caring for Mrs. Al
bert Macomber and small son. Mrs.
Ed Barlow, deputy, was in charge
of the postofflce Saturday and Sun
day. Mr. and Mrs. Waite came Monday
from Tono, Wash., and Mr. Waite
checked in as local agent for the
O.-W., taking the place made va
cant by Ralph Davis' move to Port
land. Mrs. Chas. Goodwin spent the
past week in Spokane where she
visited Mrs. C. F. Johnson, a daugh
ter of Mrs. Ves Attebury. Mrs.
Goodwin left on Monday for Dakota
and later Minnesota.
Elder G. F. Watson and wife of
McMlnnville were overnight guests
Sunday at the Ves Attebury home.
Adventist services were held Sun
day evening at the Attebury's with
20 in attendance.
Frank and Earl Cramer left
Monday for the Yakima valley for
a few days, looking up some shear
ing. "Uncle Hank Cramer, a bro
ther of Frank, was taken to the
hospital at Heppner. "Uncle Hank"
has been an invalid for years, be
ing almost totally deaf and blind,
and is helpless from years of rheu
Mr. Mulligan is driving- an Ers-
kine sedan. .
Harry Murchie left last week for
his home in Seaside after a visit
at the Ballenger home. While here
he renovated and painted some of
his property. He owns the store
building opposite the postofflce and
the house occupied by Ed Barlows.
We are informed that all delin
quent water charges must be paid
before water can be obtained. That
means construction charges for
1926 and 1927. The overhead and
maintenance charges have been
paid of necessity the past two years
before water could be obtained, but
some have not paid their construc
Mr. and Mrs. John Graves motor
ed to Lexington Sunday and visited
at the Wilcox home.
Mrs. Leslie Packard had a lovely
Easter dinner with Clarence Ber
ger and family and Mr. and Mrs.
Royal Rands and family as guests.
The Berger boys are staying at the
Packard home at present.
Macombers spent the week-end
at Pilot Rock. Mary Chaffee ac
Mrs. A. W. Porter is visiting in
Portland with her daughter and
H. B. Tyler and Mr. Hall have
rented the Grandma Miller place
and are now located there. They
came from Willow creek. Tylers
have three children who entered
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Farley motor
ed to Heppner Saturday, taking
their son William to consult a phy
sician. William received a bad fall
when thrown from his horse a week
ago, but is recovering nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Carpenter
were up from the Valley last week.
Roscoe Broyles came with them
and will remain at home. He has
been at Eugene with his mother
and sisters. Roscoe entered school
Abe Hanson the well driller, spent
the week-end at his home in Gol
dendale. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Knauff and
children left Thursday evening for
their new home at La Grande.
Morrow County Pomona met in
Boardman on Saturday with a very
large attendance. Plans for the af
ternoon program had to be chang
ed because of the illness of J. D.
Mickle, dairy and food commission
er, who was to have been the prin
cipal speaker. County agent C. W.
Smith made an admirable substitute
and spoke on farm relief, the Mc-Nary-Haugen
bill now pending, and
other questions of interest to the
farmers. The Irrigon Club band
was present and played. This band
under the direction of Superintend
ent Maaske is making quite a name
for itself. A reading by G. W.
Wilkins of Willows, a duet by Mrs.
Stephens and Mrs. Lundell of Wil
low creek, a reading by Mildred
Morgan of Willows, one by George
Wicklander of Boardman, a song
by Mrs. Rands and a selection by
the Famous Peck Family, a clever
take off," completed the afternoon
program. Approximately lbu per
sons were served at a marvelous
dinner at the noon hour. A fine
supper was served in the evening
and at night the fifth degree was
put on by the Greenfield Grange of
Boardman team and was exempli
fied in a most pleasing manner.
Twenty-three candidates were given
this degree, 10 of them from Board-
man. After the evening meeting
the crowd danced for a time. The
next Pomona meeting will be held
at Rhea creek. Pomona meets once
a quarter and composes the var
ious subordinate Granges of the
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Mathis and
Mrs. Ed Kunze were Pendleton vis
W. H. Mefford loaded out a car
of hay for J. C. Ballenger this week.
The preliminary declamatoy con
test was held Monday afternoon at
the school house with a few parents
present. The children all delivered
well and brought an afternoon of
pleasure to those who attended. In
the first divisions of non-humorous
Echo Coats, A. T. Hereim, Franci-
le King and Catherine Mead
competing, Catherine Mead was
awarded first place. She spoke "Lit
tle Orphan Annie." Maxene, Bal
lenger and Clara Moe were in the
humorous section with Maxine re
ceiving first Wilma Myers and
Mary Chaffee were in the non-humorous
division of the upper grades
and Mary won first
Allan Chaffee and Gloria Wick
lander were competitors (n the hu
morous division with the former
taking first. The high school div
ision did not speak as there was
no competition. Nellie Dillon will
enter in the humorous. Norma Gib
bons dramatic and Carl Wickland
er oratorical. Judges for the con
test were Mesdames Price and
Rands, Mr. Calkins, Miss Spike.
Miss Chapman judged for the first
division and Miss Falk for the second.
Chas. Wetherell who is the pump
er at Messner has moved his fam
ily up and they are now located
in the first of the houses at Mess
ner. Wetherells have eight chil
dren and some of them have en
tered the Boardman school.
Mrs. T. E. Broyles and daughter
Grace arrived Saturday from Eu
gene where they have been during
the winter. Roscoe came home the
Ed Kunze and Earl Baker were
home Friday from Stanfleld where
they have been shearing. It has
been too cold to do much shearing.
Mr. Baker and Mr. Kunze have
purchased a shearing plant of their
Mrs. M. J. Kelly left Monday on
18 for Omaha after spending a year
with her daughter, Mrs. J. M. Allen.
On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Allen and two children were up
from Arlington to spend the day
with their grandmother before her
Mesdames Chas. Hango, Y. P.
Rutherford, Ralph Humphrey M
K. Flickinger, C. S. Calkins and
A. T. Hereim were hostesses Wed
nesday at the Silver Tea at the Cal
kins home. Thirty ladies were pre
sent After a short business meet
ing a social hour was enjoyed. A
dainty lunch was served by the
hostesses. The next meeting will
be at the home of Mrs. L. G. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Humphrey
and son were guests Easter Sun
day at a lovely dinner at the Lowell
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