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    History Sodt
Volume 46, Number 20.
Subscription $2.00 a Year
Business Institute Monday
and Tuesday Arouses
Much Interest.
Heppner and lone business men
to the number of about 50 gathered
at the banquet table at 6:30 on Mon
day evening to partake of the good
things prepared for them as a part
of the entertainment of the repre
sentatives of Oregon State college
and the Oregon Retail Merchants'
association. At this gathering the
college was represented by Messrs.
H. T. Vance, head of courses in
merchandising of Oregon State
College School of Commerce, and
E. E. Bosworth, head of courses in
Acounting and Auditing, and O. F.
Tate, secretary of the merchants'
association. These gentlemen ar
rived In Heppner on Monday for the
purpose of conducting a business
institute, one of a series of eighteen
being held over the state this sum
mer. After the splendid feed had
been disposed of, the assembly was
addressed in the Endeavor room of
the Christian church by the visitors,
the meeting lasting about an hour
and a half.
Previous to this gathering, con
ferences had been held during the
day, and all business men who could
attended. This was also the order
on Tuesday morning, and at noon
a luncheon was served in the dining
room of the church.
The business Institutes are a new
departure of the state college, this
being the second year, and have
been brought about through the co
operation l the state college and
the Oregon Retail Merchants' asso
ciation. The college has been,
through its school of commerce,
making surveys of business meth
ods and gathering in a lot of Infor
mation that has been put forth in
the shape of printed bulletins. In
recent years the annual meeting of
the Oregon Retail Merchants' asso
ciation has been held In Corvallis
and this organization came to real
ize that it would be a fine thing to
carry the educational features of
the work right to the merchants In
the various communities over the
state, hence the business Institutes.
It was a little unfortunate that
the lnstitue came o Heppner just
at this,' our busiest season, other
wise the attendance would no doubt
have been much larger and the
merchants could have been In bet
ter position to receive the splendid
Instruction offered. Another year
an effort will be made to have the
dates placed earlier in the season.
However, the subjects discussed at
this Institute by the able speakers
and instructors, reached a sufficient
number of our business people, and
the representation of the various
lines of merchandising was suffi
cient that much good will no doubt
In consultation with some busi
ness men since, we are led to make
the statement that one result will be
the organization of a local mer
chants' association for the purpose
of protecting credits. Prof. Bos
worth just drove this home In his
splendid talk on "Credits and Col
lections" Monday evening, and
when the merchants had listened
further to Mr. Tate on "Business
Barnacles" Tuesday noon, there
could be little doubt left that our
busnless men would take this step.
Mr. Tate will return to Heppner a
little later, and then the steps neces
sary to organize the local associa
tion will be taken.
Not all the good work resulted
from the public meetings, as the
visitors were kept busy In various
conferences and many phases of lo
cal merchandising were discussed.
We are glad this conference came
to Heppner and feel that It has done
much good. Those of our merchants
who failed to attend any of the ses
sions missed a lot of good Informa
tion and this Is their loss. We hope
the conference well be held again
the coming year, and that at a time
when there can be a better attend
ance, and every retail merchant will
be there.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Moore of
this city are the proud parents of
a 7-pound girl, born Monday. Both
mother and baby are doing nicely.
Mrs. John Lawther and baby
daughter have returned to their
home from the hospital.
Cole Smith met with a painful ac
cident Saturday at the Farmers'
elevator in lone, when he fell off a
truck and dislocated his elbow. Both
bones of the lower right arm were
displaced backward. He received
treatment at the hospital and after
being x-rayed and his arm put in a
sling returned to his home.
Arthur Davis underwent a minor
operation Thursday for the removal
of a piece of steel from his eye.
Stephen Thompson had a minor
operation Monday for Ingrowing
Mrs. Perle Howell underwont an
operation Tuesday and is getting
along nicely.
Mrs. Fay Bucknum has returned
to her home from the hospital.
Jon Conder, who was local repre
sentative of the E. O, during the
absence of Mrs.' Josephine Mahoney,
departed Sunday In company with
J. W, Beymcr for the John Day
country. He will be located with
Ried Buselck at John Day for the
balance of the summer.
pondent The directors of the Farmers' El
evator company of lone held a very
important meeting Saturday after
noon In Odd Fellows hall. Several
matters of business were attended
to, but of greatest Interest to the
farmers was the leasing of the Col
lins warehouses the one at lone
and the other at McNabb Siding.
J. E. Swanson, who for years has
had charge of the Collins ware
houses, will be manager, also, of the
Farmers' elevator and warehouse.
The transfer will be made August
With harvest now well under way
those who are In a position to know
state that the yield this year will be
80 per cent of last year's yield, that
the price will about average last
year's price, but that the wheat Is
proving to be a better grade than
it was last year.
Mrs. Ray Beezely and two sons
motored over from Ellensburg on
Monday for a visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Davidson.
The Standard Oil company is
spending about seven hundred dol
lars for Improvements at the plant
in east lone. The old wooden fence
is being replaced by a durable iron
fence and the warehouse platform
is being enlarged.
Miss Elva Balslger who for some
time has been giving the younger
children Instruction In swimming,
has found It necessary to make a
small charge for her work. Hereaf
ter she will expect each child under
instruction to pay ten cents an hour.
Eighteen children gathered at the
Earl Blake home on Second street
Monday afternoon to help Mary
Katherine Blake celebrate her sev
enth birthday. The time was spent
In playing games with delicious re
freshments served at the close.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beckner had as
their dinner guests Sunday .July 21,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beckner and two
sons, Dale and Teddy, of Pilot
Rock; Miss Anne Kopatcy of Stan
field, Mr. Tllghman and Lake Beck
ner of Athena, and Mrs. W. B.
Young, daughter Elizabeth and son
Billy, from Elkhorn, West Virginia.
On Monday following Mr. and Mrs.
Lee Beckner, accompanied by Mrs.
Young and children drove to Port
land, going by way of the Mt Hood
Loop road and returning over the
Columbia River highway. Mrs.
Young and her two children left
on last Thursday night from Ar
lington for her home in the east
They will make a sight-seeing stop
at Yellowstone National park and
also at Salt Lake City. Mrs. Young
is Mr. Beckner s sister and she
greatly enjoyed her visit in Oregon.
A party of thirty-five ladles gath
ered at the home of Mrs. Henry
Krebs at Cecil on last onlday after
noon for a miscellaneous shower In
honor of Miss Myrtle Chandler. The
young lady was the recipient of
many beautiful gifts. At the close
of the afternoon dainty refresh
ments of ice cream, cake and punch
were served. Ladles who attended
from lone were Mrs. Bert Mason,
Mrs. J. W. Howk and son, Mrs. S. E.
Moore, Mrs. Fred Mankln, Mrs. W.
E. Bullard and children, Mrs. A. A.
McCabe and children, Mrs. C. F.
Feldman and daughters, Misses
Hazel and Katherine, and Mrs. El
mer Griffith and children.
Mrs. Harlan McCurdy entertained
the Past Grand Club of the Rebek
ah lodge last Friday afternoon at
her pleasant home on Willow creek.
Those In attendance were Mrs. Da
vidson, Mrs. E. J. Bristow, Mrs. Lee
Howell, Mrs. Alice McNabb, Mrs.
Ernest Heliker, Mrs. George Rit
chie, Mrs. J. E. Swanson, Mrs. C. W.
Swanson, Mrs. Harold Rankin, Mrs.
Charley Shaver, Mrs. Cleo Drake,
Mrs. Ernest Lundell and Mrs. Edna
Jewel from Pasco, Wash. The la
dies greatly enjoyed the watermelon
which was served by the hostess,
Mrs. McCurdy, at the close of the
social hour.
A party was given In Legion hall
Friday evening In honor of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Lundell. The time was
spent in pleasant conversation and
dancing. Ice cream and cake were
served to the guests. The bride re
ceived many beautiful gifts.
Harvey Ring who lives below
lone was remembering his friends
In town Sunday by the gift of some
very fine roasting ears. We believe
this Is the first sweet corn in this
locality to be ready for market
Mr. nnd Mrs. C. W. Swanson mo
tored to Joseph Sunday for a short
visit with their son Carlton. They
were met at Pendleton by Mrs. Zel
ma Kennedy who made the trip
with them.
While working at the Farmers'
Elevator Saturday Cole Smith fell
from a truck In such a way as to
dislocate his rglht arm at the el
bow. He was taken at once to
Heppner for medical attention.
J. T. Helms and Anna Yocum,
both of Lexington, were united in
marriage at the Congregational par
sonage In lone Friday afternoon,
July 26, Pastor W. W. Head officiat
ing. After the ceremony, Mr. and
Mrs. Helms motored to Portland.
The Congregational Sunday
school picnic last Sunday was a
very enjoyablo affair. Five car
loads of the church people motored
to the pleasant camping grounds on
Ditch creek, They took with them
well filled lunch baskets and plenty
of ice cream.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howk and son
Alan, and Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Linn
went "a-glpsylng" down the Co
lumbia River highway Sunday.
They had a happy picnic dinner at
Hood River.
Mrs. Shippy has received word
that her sister, Mis. Delia Corson,
reached Chicago safely Saturday
morning and that she and her son
and daughter-in-law started on their
Enjoys Vacation Trip
In Wallowa Mountains
Earl Hallock, cashier of Farmers
& Stockgrowers National bank, re
turned Tuesday morning from ten
days vacation, spent in the high
mountains of Wallowa county. Mr.
Hallock was a member of a rather
distinguished party that made the
trip Into the Wallowa Wonderland,
and they kept all the while to the
high places, making a circle of the
peaks around the lake basin and
coming down at no time to the
level of Aneroid lake until they
were ready to make their journey
Other members of the party with
Mr. Hallock were Roger W. Morse,
county agent of Baker county; Wal-
ter Holt, county agent of Umatilla
county; F. L. Ballard, county agent
leader, Corvallis; Stanley Jewett
director U. S. Biological survey,
Portland; J. D. Mickle, state dairy
and food commissioner; Major John
D. Guthrie, U. S. forest service,
Portland; Elmer Wiliams, assistant
to Mr. Jewett; John Kuns, super
visor Whitman Forest; Mr. Haw
kins, Oregontan representative. The
party left Halfway Friday, July 19,
and were out ten days.
Mr. Hallock states that these gen
tlemen are unanimous in their op
position to creating a national park
out of the Wallowa Wonderland
district, but they would favor its be
ing set aside by the government as
a wilderness area, in which case Its
natural beauty would be preserved.
Miss Evelyn Hunt, police woman
from Hollywood, stood in the mid
dle of Main street for several hours
on Saturday, stopping cars going
and coming and giving their drivers
instructions concerning proper ob
servance of traffic rules. Whether
It did any good or not we cannot
say, but the majority of the drivers
seemed rather to enjoy being held
up by a pretty little girl In the uni
form of a traffic officer. Miss Hunt
was accompanied to Heppner by
Mrs. H. Hudson of Portland, who is
chaperoning the young lady on her
journey through Eastern Oregon.
Mrs. Hudson is a sister of S. E. Van
Vactor of The Dalles, formerly a
prominent attorney of this city.
Sheriff Bauman returned Monday
after attending the convention of
sheriffs and police at Missoula,
Montana, and then going on up in
to Western Canada and British Co
lumbia to look after some property
he and his father have there. He
reports a fine trip and went over a
lot of territory.
motor trip Sunday morning. They
had visited the old home at War
rensburg, Mo., and were headed for
the Ozark mountains.
Several of the farmers on the
north side have finished harvest
The cutting of the second crop of
alfalfa was under way on some of
the ranches below town last week,
and this week will find those above
town making hay.
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Dewey and
daughter Mary departed Monday
for their home in Lucky Lake, Sask.
Canada, after a pleasant four weeks
visit in the Clarence Warren home
at Dry Fork. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey
are Mrs. Warren's grandparents.
They are traveling by auto and vis
ited here on their way home from
a trip to California.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Warfleld left
the first of the week for Peck, Ida
ho, where Mr. Warfleld has work In
a grain elevator. They will leave
their small son here with his grand
mother, Mrs. Oscar Cochran, until
they get settled In the new home.
They made the trip by auto.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ross, Mr. and
Mrs. Dick Sperry, Mrs. Chas. Rit
chie and Arthur Ritchie, all of
Heppner, were Friday evening
guests In the Fred Ritchie home.
A little daughter, Joy Pauline,
was born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rit
chie Tuesday, July 23. The baby
lived but an hour and a half. She
was laid to rest In the I. O. O. F.
cemetery at lone.
Mr. and Mrs. Earle Brown and
son Winnie arrived In lone early
Saturday morning to spend the
week end at their home here. Mr.
Brown is attending summer school
at Monmouth, but they are living In
Salem. They were accompanied on
the trip by Mrs. Elmo McMillan
who came up for a visit with her
little daughter, Beverly June, and
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. Swanson.
Last week Ralph Akers took Mrs.
Akers to The Dalles where she en
tered a hospital to receive medical
Miss Nedra Agee left the first of
last week for Lyle, Wash., where
she visited for a week with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Thorn
burg, before accompanying her aunt
Mrs. Anne Gadman to her home
at East Holywood, California.
Floyd Barnett is here visiting his
mother, Mrs. Chas. Nord.
Albert Petteys received a broken
arm last Friday when a ladder fell
with him as he was at work at the
Jordan elevator. The fracture is
just above the wrist on the right
Mrs. Bert Mason was hostess at
a little luncheon Thursday after
noon of last week. Her guests were
Mrs. Lieuallen, Mrs. Cotter and Mrs.
Ernest Lundell. The ladies spent
a pleasant afternoon playing bridge.
Mrs. Guy Cason and two children
of Arlington arrived last week. They
are guests in the Bryson home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Blake and two
children have taken rooms in the
Harris apartment
Mrs. Allen Learned left Saturday
night for her home in Seattle after
a pleasant six weeks visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Balslger.
From V. S. Department of Agriculture.
The United States lamb crop of
1929 was about 1 per cent smaller
than the crop of 1928, but over 7 per
cent larger than the 1927 crop, ac
cording to the lamb report Issued
by the Department of Agriculture.
The indicated lamb crops for the
three years are 25,976,000 in 1929,
26,225,000 in 1928, and 24,153,000 in
1927. The number of lambs saved
per hundred ewes one year old and
over January 1, was 83.1 in 1929,
89.2 in 1928, and 87.2 in 1927. This
decrease in the number of lambs
saved per 100 ewes more than off
set an increase of 6 per cent In the
estimated number of breeding ewes
on farms January 1 of this year.
The smaller lamb crop this year
was due to the decrease in the west
ern lamb states. The crop In the na
tive lamb states this year was about
four per cent or over 300,000 head
larger than that of 1928. This in
crease was due to the increase In
the number of breeding ewes since
there was little difference In the
number of lambs saved per hundred
ewes in the two years. The native
lamb crop was 8,331,000 In 1929, 8,
882,000 In 1928, and 8,875,000 In 1927.
The western lamb crop of 1929
was over three per cent or more
than 600,000 head smaller than that
of 1928. While the 'estimated num
ber of breeding ewes over one year
old January 1 was 1 per cent larger
in 1929 Uian in 1928, this was more
than offset by the decrease in the
number ,of lambs saved per hun
dred ewes from 83.8 In 1928 to 75.5
in 1929. The decrease in the west
ern region was due to decrease In
the late lamb crop, the number of
early lambs produced being as large
as in 1928. Texas was the only state
In this region where the number of
lambs saved per 100 ewes was larg
er in 1929 than in 1928 and the lamb
crop in Texas was over 8 per cent
larger than in 1928. The largest
decreases were in Wyoming, Utah,
Nevada and Oregon. The western
lamb crop was 16,645,000 in 1929,
17,233,000 in 1928, and 15,278,000 in
In the native sheep states the in
formation as to lamb crop was ob
tained from reports secured by ru
ral mail carriers about June 1. The
lamb crops for these states are
based upon the ratios of lambs sav
ed as shown by these reports. In
the western sheep states the lamb
crops are actual estimates of the
number of lambs docked based up
on reports from larre numbers of
range sheep owners in addition to
the rural carriers' Reports. Avail
able Information Indicates that lamb
losses after docking In some of the
western states were considerably
larger this year than last year and
that the decrease in lambs raised
will be more than the decrease In
the lamb crop as estimated.
Mrs. Josephine Mahoney arrived
home on Saturday evening from
Portland, having competed her va
cation trip which extended over a
month of time In travel and includ
ed many points of Interest in Cali
fornia. A week was spent in San
Francisco, where Mrs. Mahoney
took In all the sights, then ten days
were spent in the Journey to Los
Angeles, taking in Monterey, Car
mel, Del Monte and other points of
Interest along the coast; visiting
the first theater erected In Califor
nia, built in the year 1847 at Mon
terey, and where Jenny Llnd ap
peared when she visited the Pacific
coast; a visit was also made to all
the old missions, all ot which was
intctresting and educational. At Los
Angeles Mrs. Mahoney attended the
Elks convention, the really big
event of the trip, and to make the
vacation and sight seeing journey
complete, visits were made to Cata
lina, Tia Juana, Apua Caliente and
San Diego, and here Mrs. Mahoney
took to the air for a look on the city
and the humble denizens below. The
return home was greatly enjoyed,
the sea route being taken from Los
Angeles to Seattle on the magnifi
cent passenger steamer, the H. F.
Next Sunday morning at the
Church of Christ the opening ex
ercises will be featured by the tri
angle. This has nothing to do with
Geometry. Come and see!
The morning service Is centered
about the Lord's Supper and begins
at 10:50. The morning sermon will
be, "God is Not Mocked."
The evening service begins at 8
p. m. with a lively songfest and the
sermon will follow.
All are welcome at these services.
The monthly board meeting will
follow the morning service.
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister.
One cup of molasses in a recipe
is equivalent to 1-3 cup of sugar,
and one cup of liquid. One egg
equals 1-2 teaspoon leavening agent.
If one cup ground nuts is used 1-3
cup less butter is required. Three
tablespoons cocoa equal one square
of chocolate.
Mrs. Henry Aiken has accepted a
place In the drug store of Patter
son & Son, beginning work there
today. The position has been held
by Mrs. Milton Spurlock.
To Insure a flaky product In pas
try have all the Ingredients cold,
then cut the fat into the flour in
particles about the size of small
The flavor of meats or cooked
vegetables for salads Is greatly im
proved by marinating them, that is
soaking them In French dressing.
0. G. Crawford Goes
to Klamath Falls Paper
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Crawford
stopped over at Heppner on Sun
day for a short visit with their rel
atives here. They were on their
way to Klamath Falls, where Mr.
Crawford has accepted the position
as city editor on the Herald with
Bruce Dennis. They have been re
siding at Walla Walla during the
past year and Mr. Crawford was
engaged in the printing business
there. Mr. and Mrs. Crawford were
joined here by their daughter Jean
who has been visiting at Heppner
for the past two weeks.
Kamath Falls Is a growing com
munity and classed as one of the
beat business towns in the state.
Mr. Dennis runs both the Herald
and News at that point, one being
a morning paper and the other pub
lished In the evening. Mr. Craw
ford considers that the position he
has accepted opens up for him a
fine opportunity to advance in the
newspaper game.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Simonton and
family were Echo visitors Wednes
day. John Williams, who Is employed
on the Omahunder ranch near Lex
ington, called on Ed Ditty Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Thmopson were
business visitors in Pendleton on
Olin Ritchy accompanied by the
Misses Peggy Thompson and Aud
rey Moore, were visitors In Stan
Held and Pendleton on Saturday.
Charles Melville and niece, Miss
Gertrude Tichenor, motored to Pen
dleton on business last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Adams and
son, and the former's father, T. B.
Adams, left West Camp on Satur
day. They plan on motoring to Van
couver, Wn., where the two men are
engaged In the lumber business.
Arthur Schmidt of California is
at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Schmidt to assist with
the harvest
Dr. J. P. Conder of Heppner was
a Sunday guest at the home of C.
Melville. He also visited at his
Tom Boylen of Meacham was a
guest Monday at his ranches in
Pine City.
P. J. Doherty was In this vicinity
giving Maytag washing machine
demonstrations. He is rather en
couraged with the outlook of his
business as he has had the promise
of several sales in the near future.
Sam Ritchy has purchased a new
Whippet six truck for hauling his
wheat to the warehouse. His son
Olin is driving the truck and is be
ing assisted by John Nelll.
Billy Mischey, a former Sand
Hollow boy, Is assisting with the
harvest on the Harvey Miller place.
The Misses Margaret Melville and
Gertrude Tichenor, and Mrs. C.
Melville, also Charles Melville and
Gilbert White, motored to Heppner
on Sunday evening.
Rudoph Geiger was a Sunday
guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Thomp
son. During the course of the day
Mr. Geiger and Mr. Thompson mo
tored to Lexington.
Claud Flnley and Kenneth Wade
were Echo and Hermiston visitors
on Monday.
Willard Hawley was a Sunday
dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Irl
Charles Melville and Rudolph
Geiger were business visitors in
Echo on Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bennett ac
companied William Doherty to Pen
dleton on Sunday evening. While
there the young folks took In a
Alex Lindsey, who is employed on
Butter creek, spent the week end at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Dan Lindsey.
Mrs. Geo. Lambirth and daughter
Celathea called Saturday on friends
at Pine City.
Mrs. Merle Bennett accompanied
by Mrs. Irl Clary and children Irl
and Mildred motored to Hermiston
on Saturday.
Messrs. Merle Bennett, Grover
Sibley and Willard Hawley motored
to Hermiston Saturday evening.
A number of our young people at
tended the dance at Stanfleld on
Saturday evening.
Friends and relatives of Earl Wil
liams, who is employed on the G. L.
Bennett ranch, motored from
Southern Idaho to visit with him
on Saturday.
Saranac Lake, N. Y. A ten-inch
alligator was captured by boys in
the Ausable River near here. It is
supposed to be several years old
and appears to be in perfect health.
It is said It was sunning itself on a
rock when captured. There is no
explanation of how It came to be
in the river, which is one of the
coldest streams in the country and
is Ice-bound during a large part of
the winter.
Ruth Missildine was tendered a
birthday party at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Turner In this city
on Saturday afternoon, by Jeanette
and Annabel TuAer and Marjorie
Happold. The game of "travel" was
the main feature of entertainment
for the afternoon, Adele Nickerson
making high score and Ruth Tur
ner consolation. Many gifts were
showered upon Miss Missildine and
dainty refreshments were served.
Those present were Ruth Missildine,
Marjorie Happold, Betty Happold,
Ruth Turner, Teresa Breslln, Adele
Nickerson, Margaret Missildine, An
nabel Turner, Dorothy Jean Craw
ford, Jeanette Turner, Mary White,
Francis White, Doris Hlatt, Zella
McFerrin, Phyllis Jane Jones, Don
na Brown, Alyce Cason.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ferguson,
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schwarz and
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Reavls drove
to Minam on Saturday night and
Sunday was spent on the river
where the boys attempted to gather
In some fish. Their success was
very meager. Accompanying the
party as far as Meacham was Miss
Leora Devln, who remained there
for a visit with her sister and hus
band, Mr. and Mrs. John Clouston.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gardineer,
who are on a months' vacation trip
by auto from their home in Port
land, remained in Heppner on Wed
nesday night, the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. P. M. Gemmell. Mrs. Garineer
will be remembered by Heppner
folks as Miss Hazel Radabaugh,
teacher of music in our schools in
1917-18. They continued on their
journey today.
Dr. Callaway, osteopathic physi
cian, has established permanent of
fices in the Gilman building. Dr.
Callaway was formerly of Heppner
and is a graduate of the Kirksville
school of osteopathy. He comes to
Heppner to assist all physicians in
curing the ills of humanity. This
paper is glad that Dr. Callaway has
decided to permanently locate in
our city.
Mitchel Thorn, manager of Pa
cific Power & Light company at
Heppner, with Mrs. Thorn, is enjoy
ing the vacation season at Ocean
side, Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. Thorn
certainly chose an opportune time
to be absent from Eastern Oregon,
a the heat is going strong here
Mrs. Henry Schwarz, recently op
erated on at Heppner hospital for
the removal of tonsils, was able to
return home on Monday. She was
taken to The Dalles on Wednesday
by Mr. Schwarz to consult a nerve
specialist as she has been suffering
a lot lately with one arm.
Albert Adkins returned home on
Monday from a visit of a couple of
days with Mrs. Adkins in Portland.
He reports his wife as about able
to leave the hospital and go to the
home of her mother at Gresham
where she will remain until able to
return to Heppner.
Mrs. J. L. Callaway and son Carl
arrived home from Mountain Home,
Idaho, on Wednesday morning, af
ter spending some time in that city,
their former place of residence. Dr.
and Mrs. Callaway are now peiv
manently located in apartments in
the Gilman building.
Dr. A. B. Holden, specialist, was
called in consultation with Dr. Mc
Murdo on Friday to pass upon the
case of Mrs. Jeff Jones, who has
been seriously ill for some time.
Mrs. Jones is now reported to be
slightly improved in health.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Adams of
Hardman are moving to Heppner
to take advantage of the school
facilities. They have rented the
Lester Doolittle property on Court
street, recently vacated by Mr. and
Mrs. Orve Rasmus.
Missildine Bros, of Blackhorse are
getting well along with their wheat
harvest and expect to finish up the
coming week. Their wheat la mak
ing a yield of 25 bushels to the acre,
and the grain Is of excellent quality.
Mrs. T. J. Humphreys returned
on Monday from Eugene where she
went to take in the Sunset Trail
pageant. Mr. Humphreys remained
for a more extended visit with rela
tives in the Willamette valley.
Mrs. Lillian Rogers of Corning,
Calif., arrived at Heppner on Tues
day and will spend a couple of
months here, visiting with her
daughter, Mrs. J. L. Callaway, and
R. R. McHaley of Prairie City,
recently appointed trustee of the J.
H. McHaley estate, will make his
home at Heppner in order to be
near the McHaley property hold
ings. Milard French, who has been
spending a week at Heppner, visit
nig with his sister, Mrs. Leon W.
Brlggs and family, departed Tues
day for his home at Chewelah, Wn.
Glassware Special, Saturday, Aug.
3rd. See our window. Barrel tum
blers, 25c a set Special offer from
cheapest tumblers to fine cut glass.
Case Furniture Company. 20
Mrs. Jared Aiken of Salt Lake
City arrived the first of the week
and will spend a couple of months
in this city with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. L. Curian.
Eph Eskelson and W. W. Smead
returned on Thursday last from a
fishing trip to Paulina and East
lakes south of Bend. They bagged
the limit of fish.
E. A. Richards of the Ford Mo
tor company, Portland, was a vis
itor In Heppner on Monday, calling
on the local dealers, Latourell Auto
D. J. Butcher, district manager
of Paclflo Telephone & Telegraph
company, Btatloned at The Dalles,
was a caller on the local exchange
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Neill of Pine
City were visitors In this city on
Saturday. Mr. Nelll Is now busy
putting up his second crop of al
falfa. Arriving last Monday Three
H o o s i e r Sisters the stepsavers,
greet you In Case Furniture Co.'a
Window. 20
By Arthur Lirisbaae
Man Defeats Nature.
Chain Store Growth.
Up Goes Wheat.
A Bird Bootlegger.
Man consistently surpasses the
performances of nature.
Locomotives and automobiles out
run the deer. Airplanes already
outfly any bird, and will do better
when they stop imitating birds and
create an entirely new plane.
Bulls of Basham bellowed and
were heard afar. The microphone
talks around the world. Man's
latest defeat of nature is the crea
tion of an artificial ear "a thousand
times more sensitve than the hu
man ear, that picks up the faintest
danger signals coming through the
fog and tells the direction whence
they come."
Anything that men can imagine
they can do.
Forty-five chain store organisa
tions, in June, did $236,281,747 busi
ness,' gaining 23 per cent in a year.
Sears, Roebuck stands first with
June sales of $25,747,979; Wool
worth next $23,000,000; Montgom
ery Ward third, $21,000,000.
Newspaper publishers are Inter
ested in the policy of General Wood,
a West Pointer, now president of
Sears, Roebuck. He is constantly
building retail stores, promoting
them with newspaper advertising.
Sears, Roebuck, it is said, plan
several retail stores in all big cities,
one in each small city.
While the Government thinks
about it Mother Nature helps some
farmrs by injuring the wheat crop
here and in the Canadian North
The price of wheat went up ev
erywhere, Chicago, Winnipeg, Lon
don, Buenos Aires, touching $1.36 a
bushel. The price was 96 cents a
few weeks ago.
It is not so pleasant for those
farmers whose wheat is "irrepar
ably ruined." . ..
W. T. Logan, Christian mission
ary returning to Buffalo, from the
headwaters of the Zambesi, tells of
a little bird that makes a hole in the
river bank clay, fills It with fruit
lets it ferment and develops alcohol.
At the proper time the bird re
turns to Its little clay vat takes a
drink and will fight anything.
What could our prohibition forces
do about that? Satan, of course,
educated that bird, far back in the
Garden of Eden, very likelv.
Hot weather is raising heck
around these premises this week.
First the editor was on the bum,
because of the hot spell, no doubt
then Wednesday's mail failed to
reach us until the middle of the af
ternoontrain off the track down
the line, account of more heat and
to make bad matters worse, the
juice went off immediately after
noon today, just when we needed it
most Usually it Is all joy and bliss
in a print shop, but these little
things come along to remind us
that we are afflicted much as ther
mortals in this world. The break in
the high power line occurred over
near Moro, the result of an elec
trical storm that hit Sherman coun
ty along about noon today, so the
report goes.
This oanpr nnnniinrpd thp hpcrin.
nine of a new serinl stnrv with thl
week and some explanation is call-
ea ror Decause or its non-appearance.
The story comes to us by in
stallments each week, and we had
no chance to review It before mak
ing the announcement otherwise
it would not have been accepted.
From the way It starts off, we are
convinced that we do not
have it appear through this paper,
ana win try to nna someuiing more
acceptable. We feel the story is of
a class that should be suppressed,
rather than placed before our read
Heppner has been eniovin? a
spell of real summer heat for sev
eral days past, and the end is not
vet in siirht. though snmewhnt pnol.
er today, with threatening clouds
ana an electrical storm pending.
Wednesday the thermometer stood
the highest for the season. Frank
Gilliam reports; the maximum was
99 decrees and the minimum rs
making Wednesday night the warm
est oi tne season so far. A cool spell
right now would be appreciated.
WTiile returning frnm limrh in
the MacMarr store vestm-dnv nnnn
Fred Painter was stung by a bee or
some other Insect on the eyelid as
he walked up the street The sting
had a very instant and bad effect
and in half an hour's time the pois
on had so affected him that his life
was despaired of. Quick work on
the cart of a Dhvsiclnn hmutrht Mm
out of it, but he is still suffering
from the effect") end not able to re
turn to his work.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Y. Bull rohirn...!
on Wednesday from their summer
vacation or a month.