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Volume 6, Number 33.
Subscription $2.00 a Year
Lexington is Royal Host
to Increased Numbers
at Annual Reunion.
There is no question whatever as
to the growing Interest In, and pop
ularity of, the annual reunion of
pioneers sponsored by the people, of
the Lexington community. This
was the third year the old timers
and former residents of Morrow
county were asked to accept the
hospitality of the good people of the
little city, and they came in num
bers far greater than was antici
pated. Former residents were there
from points far distant in Oregon,
Washington and elsewhere in the
Northwest, and It was indeed a gen
uine reunion of those who had for
merly been neighbors and pioneers
in this part of eastern Oregon.
Many were there this year who had
not attended heretofore, and it may
have been that some faces were
missing from among those who
were present In former years, for
the ranks of the pioneers are be
coming thinner as time goes on.
But it was very evident to the Gaz
ette Times reporter that the very
large number present were enjoying
the occasion to the limit There
had been no great effort made in
the way of formal entertainment,
though a short program was given
following dinner In the afternoon,
and at night a play was given, fol
lowed by a real old-time dance. The
splendid feature ot it all was the
informality, placing everyone on the
plane of congeniality. Much time,
therefore, was spent In visiting and
recalling old times, all of which was
a genuine joy to the old and young
At noon the banquet tables were
spread in the new I. O. O. F. build
ing. And my! such an abundance
of good things had been brought in
that the tables were fairly overload
ed. The center table had been re
served for those of the pioneers who
had passed the age of 70, and when
all of these had been seated, It was
found that quite a number of plates
yet remained, so ribbons were pin
ned on others not quite so old and
the table filled. In the center of this
table was the magnificent three lay
er cake, the handiwork of Mrs. Fred
Kuns, which was the object of
unanimous praise because of its ex
cellence and being of sufficient size
that each individual about the table
where 80 were seated had a gener
ous helping. Mrs. Kuns was the
maker of this "Pioneer" cake at
last year's reunion. As Indicating
the large attendance, the ladles re
ported feeding 800 at the noon ban
quet Then there must have been
gathered up the traditional 12 bas
kets full, as In the evening supper
was served to 700. This exceeded
last year's attendance by about 200
at each meal.
The afternoon program consisted
of community singing, a talk by
Aunt Sarah Booher, telling of some
Interesting pioneer Incidents, some
singing by the grade pupils of Lex
ington school, featuring Hallowe'en,
"The Old Family Album" In which
Miss Ruth Dlnges presented mem
bers of the family In various poses
and showing styles of dress and
photography of a period somewhere
around the early nineties and per
haps beyond, the characters all
well sustained by local talent This
feature of the program was thor
oughly enjoyed. C. A. Minor gave
the chief address of the afternoon
which was presented in his usual
reminiscent and humorous style.
Mrs. Carl Miller was in charge of
the afternoon program, and was
also instrumental in making the
play of the evening the success it
The cast for "Aarpn Slick of Pun
kin Creek" was sustained by the
following: Mrs. Rosa Berry, a wid
ow, Helen Christenscn; Wilbur Mer
Idew, a slicker, Edward Burchell;
Sis Rlggs, just a tomboy, Edith Mil
ler; Gladys Merldew, just like her
name, Ruth Dlnges; Aaron Slick,
not so green as he looked, Joe
Thornburg; Clarence Green, a de
tective In disguise, Elmer Palmer;
The Girl In Red, a cabaret hostess,
Neva Warner; hotel guests. Each
character In this play was well pre
sented and received hearty applause
from the large crowd present to
see it.
It had been planned to hold the
old-fashioned dance In the Oddfel
lows building, also, but the crowd
was too large and this was taken
to the high school gymnasium where
the floor space Is more ample, and
where some of the old-time enthu
siasm was made manifest in the
quadrilles and round dances.
The day was perfect, the crowd
jolly and good-natured and orderly,
and the entertainment excellent,
and to bring it all to a grand climax,
Mother Nature joined In with her
blessing of an abundant rain as the
crowds were returning to their
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Glen Young and wife are up from
the Willamette valley to get some
of their personal property at the
Alex Young farm on Eight Mile.
Mr. Young has rented a farm about
three miles out from Mollala, Ore
gon, and contemplates going Into
the chicken business there on a
large scale . Mr. and Mrs. Young
will return home In a few days.
Some Progress Made on
Heppner-Spray Road
Judge R. L. Benge and Commis
sioners Bleakman and Davidson, ac
companied by Roadmaster McCaleb
attended the meeting of the state
highway commission in Portland on
Wednesday and had an opportunity
to present to that body their claims
for aid on the completion of the
Heppner-Spray road. While they
did not get the relief prayed for
at this meeting, they received en
couragement, as the short report
carried in the Oregonian s write-up
of the commission's work for the
day will indicate. We give It here
"Request for more work on the
Heppner-Spray road was asked, but
as this is not a state route, the del
egation from Morrow county was
advised that the matter will be tak
en up with the forest service and
United States bureau of public
roads at the annual conference in
December. Morrow county has
money to contribute."
Our county court has been en
couraged lately by the attitude of
the forest service and bureau of
public roads, and this action of the
state highway points strongly to co
operation on their part when the
matter has been thoroughly worked
out which it should be at the De
cember meeting. Let us encourage
the court to keep hammering away,
for by so doing the desired result
will be accomplished.
The state highway commission at
this meeting also made distribution
of the market road funds. Out of
total of $548,552.82 in this fund,
county receives this year
W. L. Norvell, located with the
Foster and Klelser company at
Walla Walla, was a visitor here on
Wednesday. His company, who are
billboard advertisers, have recently
Issued a pamphlet entitled "The
Preservation of Scenic Highways,"
In which they state their policy and
attitude regarding billboard adver
tising along the roads and high
ways. This company operates very
extensively in Oregon, Washington
and California, and they are facing
tne agitation that is growing rapid
ly for the doing away with such ad
vertising that has grown to such an
extent that much of the beauty of
the scenery along these avenues of
travel is covered up. Mr. Norvell
is Interested just now In placing his
company's literature on the subject
before the people.
On the Huston court Monday eve
ning the championship croquet
game was played between W. O. Dix
and T. J. Humphreys, the latter be
ing victorious. Tom is now "cock
o' the walk," so to speak, and may
be able to lay claim to being cham
pion for the season, the nights be
ing a little too chilly for the other
players, so It is not likely that his
claim to this honor will be contest
ed before another season rolls
around. We commiserate Mr. Dix
and extend congratulations to the
new belt owner.
Guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. O. T. Ferguson this week are
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hatfield, two
sons and daughter, also their eldest
son, Arlie Hatfield, wife and young
son. They compose an automobile
party coming from their home at
Subletts, Kansas, for a visit with
relatives on the Pacific slope. Mrs.
Homer Hatfield is a sister of Mr.
W. H. Tucker moved his family
to town the first of the week from
the mountains near the foot of Ar-
buckle where they have resided dur
ing the summer while he was get
ting out wood. He states that there
was nearly two Inches of snowfall
In the timber belt, it having snowed
some In the mountains while it was
raining over the lower country.
"THE FALL OF EVE," 100 per
cent talkie, Star Theater, Sun.-Mon.-
Lon Markham of Freewater and
Percy Hughes of Umapine were
former Morrow county residents in
Heppner on Saturday, spending sev
eral hours here on business. They
report a woeful lack of rain in their
part of the country this fall.
Chas. Thomson left Tuesday
morning for Portland to take in
the Paclflo International Livestock
show, going on to Eugene the end
of the week for Dad's day at the
state university. His son Ellis is a
sophomore at U. of O.
E. J. Evans, wheat raiser of the
Lexington section, says the rain
Sunday night hit just in time to
protect the wheat from the quite
heavy freeze the following night.
He was transacting business In
Heppner Tuesday.
John Brosnan, who was in town
Monday from his ranch above Lena,
reports a very heavy downpour of
rain over the Butter creek country
on Saturday night. This will be of
great benefit to range conditions.
Barney Devlin has moved to
Heppner from The Dalles where he
has resided for some time.
Born, at Heppner hospital Satur
day, Oct. 27, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Gammell, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Merrill of Mon
ument were Heppner visitors over
We want to thank our friends for
their sympathy In the death of our
beloved wife and mother. Also for
the beautiful tloral offerings.
Chas. W. Beneflel and family.
Irrlgon, Oregon.
Work Still Experimenta
But Will Bear Watching
County Agent Says.
Perennial, noxious weed control
which Is giving everyone in Oregon
considerable trouble, was selected
as one of the main extension activ
ities by Charles W. Smith, county
agricultural agent in Morrow coun
ty this year. Sodium and calcium
chlorates, highly advertised chem
icals for the killing of perennial
weeds such as morning glory, Rus
sian knapp weed, Canadian thistle
and quack grass, have been tried
out on 17 farms during the season
on 40 different patches varying in
size from a few square rods up to
four acres. Last year Mr. Smith
tried the two chemicals on morning
glory In various sections of the
county and the morning glory on
tnree of the' patches was killed
that Is the old plants were killed
and the plants which came from
the seed were easily eradicated this
spring. However, in one case due
to some unknown reason, good re
sults were not obtained.
Notes have been kept during the
season on the morning glory.
check being made on the number of
years the plant had been growing
(because it is believed that the long
er the plants have been established
the harder they are to kill), date
ground had been plowed last, date
of last cultivation, the stage of
bloom the plants were in when
sprayed, time of day spray was ap
plied, etc., on all demonstrations. It
is hoped that next year after seeing
tne results obtained from this
year's application, more definite in
formation will be available as to
the time and rate of applications of
the chemicals.
Some of the experiment stations
are recommending as little as two
pounds of the chemical per square
rod, while others believe that it will
take as much as three pounds.
Some maintain that when the plant
nas the largest amount of foliage
on it, or Just as it comes into full
bloom is the correct time to spray,
while others state they have had
very good results by treating in Oc-
toDer just as the plants have started
to die down. These questions and
many others can be answered next
year after the result of this year's
applications have been studied. In
practically every case where the
plants were treated in June, July
or August the plants came up after
spraying but died down later. Ac
cording to the manufacturers of the
sprays, this happens In almost ev
ery case when the spraying is done
In the early stages of growth and
the largest percentage of kill takes
place in the winter.
Although several hundred pounds
of the chemicals has been bought
by farmers this year and applied by
Mr. Smith In all sections of the
county, no definite results have been
promised by anyone as the work is
still in the experimental stage. A
survey of the county shows that
morning glory is to be found on 20
per cent of the farms and as culti
vation seems to cause it to spread
by dragging the root stalks from
one section of the field to another,
the control of these weeds is a prob
lem which needs immediate atten
tion. Morning glory is probably the
worst of the four weeds mentioned
and Is growing on some of the most
valuable alfalfa land along the
creeks and in the wheat fields.
The following farmers who have
cooperated In this work during the
past season and their addresses are
given by Mr. Smith so that the re
sults of the spraying may be watch
ed another year by their neighbors:
Wright Bros., Heppner; D. O. Jus
tus, Heppner; Ed Rietmann, lone;
Roy Nelll, Echo; John Brosnan,
Lena; Oscar Kelthley, Eight Mile;
W. H. Cleveland, Heppner; Harvey
McAlister, Lexington; Thompson &
Brown, lone; O. C. Wageman, Hepp
ner; Mlssildine Brothers, Heppner;
R. A. Thompson, Heppner and J. J.
Hayes, Heppner.
"Snap judgment should not be
passed as to whether or not these
sprays are a success. Late next
spring after the chemicals have had
ample time to work upon the plant
roots will be the earliest that one
can tell for sure one way or the
other," says Mr. Smith.
Confusion in Weather '
Starts Molt in Flocks
Continued unseasonable dry wea
ther this fall has been blamed as
well as blessed In Oregon, by far
mers particularly. Now It is charg
ed with causing an extra molt In
many poultry flocks, according to
information gathered by A. G. Lunn,
nead of the poultry department at
the Oregon Experiment station.
"Many poultrymen report their
pullets getting up to about 60 per
cent production and then dropping
back, showing a neck molt or even
another complete molt." explained
Professor Lunn. "Bad management
may be at fault sometimes, but we
are convinced that the hot, dry
fall Is largely responsible."
Professor Lunn suggests Inducing
exercise with bright, clean litter,
then changing the ordinary dry
mash to a moist feed by mixing
with either skim or buttermilk.
This fairly moist mash is fed at the
rate of 2 pounds of dry mixture to
each 100 birds, continued for 10
days or two weeks.
Leach Memorial Hall
Soon to be Dedicated
Through the generosity of Mrs.
E. D. McMillan, the store building
at Lexington occupied for so many
years by the general merchandise
business of Leach Bros., and the
principal owner of which was her
former husband, Wm. E. Leach, has
been donated to Lexington lodge of
Oddfellows, of which he was also
prominent member. The mercantile
business was closed up some time
ago, and soon thereafter the work
of making over the building was
undertaken and it has been moving
along to the point of completion as
rapidly as possible. When the work
is done, the Lexington lodge will
have a splendid home, containing
ample space for the lodge room
ante rooms and robing rooms, kit
chen and dining hall, besides a club
room and large annex to be used as
a place for parties and public gath
Just as soon as the work of re
modeling the building is completed.
the building will be accepted by the
lodge with proper dedication ser
vices. The plans for this service are
now being worked out and we un
derstand that the name adopted is
Leach Memorial Halt, to be dedicat
ed to the memory of William E.
("Billy") Leach. The date of this
service will be announced through
these columns soon.
District Convention O.E.S,
to be Held at lone Nov. 5
The district convention of the
Order of Eastern Star will be held
at lone next Tuesday evening, Nov,
with Locust chapter No. 119 of
that city as host to Jasmine chap
ter No. 74 of Arlington and Ruth
chapter No. 32 of Heppner. The con
vention will be honored by an offi
cial visit from Grand Worthy Ma
tron Elizabeth Tipton of Portland.
Locust chapter will have charge of
the opening and closing ceremonies,
and Jasmine chapter will do flag
duty, escort duty and attend to cer
emony of balloting. It will be the
office of Ruth chapter to put on the
initiatory work, which they will do
in accordance with the new ritual.
Locust chapter will serve refresh
ments. Members of Ruth chapter
who have no way of going to lone
for this meeting Tuesday night
should call Mrs. Charlotte Gordon,
worthy matron.
The 'Alls' of the Great Commission.
When Jesus gave his disciples
their final commission to preach He
spoke of four complete things.
Since we today are vitally interested
in helping carry on to conclusion
the campaign Jesus launched, it is
fitting that we should pay attention
to his marching orders. Especial
ly is this true at this time when we
are to have a special series of gospel
sermons with a campaign of evan
gelism. We will pay attention to
this theme on Sunday evening.
The Lord s Supper will be observ
ed at the morning service and the
theme will be, "Every Day Reli
Brother Jones will be here to be
gin the meeting on Monday evening
and we Invite everyone to attend
from the first what we know will be
feast of good things.
Minister Church of Christ
9:45 a. m., Sunday school.
11 a. m., preaching service. Topic,
Not Looking but Trusting."
6:30 p. m., Epworth League.
7:30, preaching service. Topic,
The Miracle Book."
Special music at both services.
All are cordially invited.
Junior League Saturday afternoon
at 2:30. Boys and girls are invited
to this service.
GLEN P. WHITE, Pastor.
University of Oregon, Eugene,
Oct. 30. (Special) Patricia Ma-
honey, Heppner, and an entering
freshman at the University of Ore
gon, has been pledged to Chi Ome
ga, national women's social sorority.
Pledging took place at the end of
freshman week, with one of the
longest lists in the history of the
school. Classes got under way Mon
day of the second week of school,
with a full calendar for the whole
fall term.
You say that our young folks are
bound for the devil;
In fact they are jazzing to hell;
Well, maybe so, Mister, but say, on
the level,
I don't like that phrase very well.
The poor little kiddies, why razz
them so roughly;
Why tell htem they're wicked and
dumb? . -
For aren't they our children the
pride of the nation
The hope of the race that's to
Perhaps they are wilful and some
of them waywradj
But surely the Father above
Is waiting to deal out not stern
But mercy and infinite love.
If I thought our young folks were
bound for the devil
And riding straight on to a fall,
I'd say we had better just stack up
our fire arms
And call it a day for us all.
Discussion Shows Time is
Ripe to Act; Health
Nurse Favored.
A rmmtno' riledo-B tn mnnnrt tVia
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Heppner-Spray road, resulting In a
message to the state highway com
mission, featured the Lions club
meeting Monday noon. Invited
guests took a lead in the diRniiwiinn
The telegram sent In time to greet
the commission at their meeting
yesterday, notified that body that
uie nenoner l.ions ninn Timnrui m.
mediate action on the Heppner-
spray road.
Twenty-five men filled the seats
t the luncheon, and with a livelv
, - J
program arranged hv .Tan M Kiir.
gess, president, we meeting was one
: marKea enthusiasm.
Lion L. Van Mnrtdr a nt-AdHonl
oi tne old Heppner Commercial
club who has had an active part in
the work of brine-in? the Himiti.
Spray road to a head, opened the
uircuBsiun on wis project Dy telling
what it is. what it mnv ho eYrteited
to do for Heppner, and giving some
.. A 1. 1 . . . .
ui uie nistory or tne worn done so
lar to mane it a reality.
"We hear much about the irnnH
old days in Heppner, but with all
mat is said about the good old days
Heppner is a better town now than
it ever was." declared Mr. Vnn Mm-.
ter. "In the good old davs. however
bulk of Heonner'a trade that ho.
since slipped away, came from in
terior Grant county. Completion of
uie neppner-spray road will afford
an avenue through which thin trade
may be regained, and far thia roo.
son we roao is more Important than
any leading to .Heppner." Mr. Van
Marter pointed out that there In
demand for this road not only at
mis eno Dut from the other end as
well. He was substantiated in thin
by others who had been told by in
terior people that they wanted this
road to Heppner.
Judge R. L. Benin told of tne
county and bureau of public roads
money mat nas been spent on parts
Of the HeDDner-Snrnv rond the
county having so far expended'more
uian zuu.uuo and we bureau J75.000.
Both these agencies have been
working for state
which to date has not been forth
coming because the road was not
inciuaea in we original state road
bond issue and hence is not nn the
state map. The road is important
to the state in that it is a link in a
through highwav frnm Mstlnn tn
British Columbia. Favorable con
sideration has been given It by
members of the state highway com
mission ano mi. tienge declared
that it is highly probable some help
from this source may be expected
in a short time. The court made
a proposition to the commission to
ouiio we JUcKinney creek portion
of the road if the state will take
over the entire road and maintain
it as a state highway.
W. L McCaleb. eonntv rnarfmoo.
ter, led a discussion on the Heppner
Ritter road, the Morrow county end
of which is completed to the Grant
county line. He said the Grant
county court has agreed to start
work on their end just as soon as
monev is available. Following hu
suggestion the club authorized Pres-
laent Burgess to appoint a commit
tee to meet wiw we Grant county
court at its next session to see if it
may not be possible for the court to
Include monev for it in their hndo-ot
to be made up at that time.
An entertainment feature of the
program was provided by the high
scnuoi Doys octette, wno were given
a royal hand on the singing of two
songs under the direction of Kate
Francis Ede, music supervisor of
the school. Included In the person
nel are Oav Anderson TTnmer stav
es, Duane Brown, Fletcher Walker,
John Franzen, Paul Franzen, Eddie
Kenny and Billy Cox. Miss Jean
nette Turner was accomtianist at
the piano.
A report of the executive commit
tee meeting last week showed thnt
body In favor of the Lions club
sponsoring the Heppner-Spray road,
ana securing a county neaitn nurse.
S. E. Notson, lion tamer who is
attending a nntionnl nnnferenna nf
state attorney generals and district
attorneys at Memphis, Tenn., wrote
that he attended the Lions club
meeting at that place, was royally
received, and naked to have hla at.
tendance counted at home.
Aged Spray Resident
Dies at Home of Son
John Collins, aged 74 years, died
at the home of his son, Foster Col
lins, near Hardman on Tuesday,
November 29 at 12 o'clock noon. He
had taken suddenly ill at about 2
clock a. m and a physician was
Immediately summoned from Hepp
ner but was unable to check the
progress of his ailment, which was
pronounced to be an acute attack of
pneumonia. Mr. Collins was visiting
with his son at Hardman, and on
Saturday accompanied him to Lex
ington to attend the pioneer reun
ion, being apparently In his usual
health. He had lived for long years
In the Spray section and was well
known In Heppner. The funeral
will be held at Spray at 2 o'clock p.
"THE FALL OF EVE," 100 per
cent talkie, Star Theater, Sun.-Mon.-
Lexington Falls Victim as
Locals Reach for Pennant
Keeping a clean slate of victories,
Heppner High school defeated Lex
ington 13-0 on Rodeo field Friday
afternoon in its stride for the Upper
Columbia Athletic association foot
ball pennant Next Friday the boys
go to Arlington to clash with the
heavy team of A. PL S. They are
expecting a tough battle.
With a ragged offensive, due
largely to the absence of Elmer
Hake, regular plunging back, from
the lineup, Heppner was unable
to get an edge on the scrappy light
Lexington team until late in the last
quarter when two touchdowns were
made in rapid succession, goal being
converted on but one. Lexington
Is given credit for giving the locals
one of the hardest games they have
played this season.
Attention is now being centered
on the Heppner-Hermiston game to
be played here Armistice day. In
their first game of the season these
teams played a 0-0 tie. The Hepp-
ner-Lexington line-up:
Heppner Lexington
E. Thomson le V. Warner
R. Thomson re Reaney
Walker rt C. Kuns
Brown It Ruhl
Anderson .
H. Gentry.
. Munkers
Robertson .
R. Gentry .
Substitution: Lexington, Valen
tine for McMillan. Referee, May,
Pendleton; head linesman, Brunson,
Maple Circle, Neighbors of Wood
craft enjoyed a fine Hallowe'en
party on Monday evening, follow
ing the regular business session of
lodge. The hall was appropriately
decorated in orange and black, with
spooky owls and black cats every
where. Many games were played
and prizes were awarded to Harold
Gentry and Rena Quackenbush for
stunts presented. The party wound
up by the serving of refreshments
of apples, salted nuts, pumpkin pie
and cider by the refreshment com
mittee, Hettie Brookhouser, Eliza
beth Barton and Annie French. One
member was initiated Monday eve
ning and 10 applications were bal
loted on.
C. W. Smith, county agent and
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers, county school
superintendent spent much of the
past week visiting various schools
of the county in the interests of
boys and girls club work. Mr. Smith
is attending the livestock show in
Portland this week, where he has
charge of a department He left
Sunday, taking with him the stock
judging team of the boys club from
we Boardman school.
Mrs. W. J. French will leave on
tonight's train for Portland where
she will make her home in the fu
ture. She has disposed of her res
idence property here, but still owns
the property adjoining which has
been rented. Mrs. French will make
her home for the present with her
daughter, Miss Marjorie French,
who is attending Northwest busi
ness college.
THE FALL OF EVE," 100 per
cent talkie, Star Theater, Sun.-Mon.-
Andrew Baird, father of Mrs. J.
. Hager and Mrs. C. C. Patterson,
who returned to his home in Penn
sylvania some four weeks ago,
writes Mrs. Hager that he arrived
in good time, and that they are hav
ing their usual abundant fall rains.
This condition was quite a contrast
to the Oregon weather when Mr.
Baird left Heppner.
A wedding of interest to local peo
ple was solemnized at Portland on
riday, October 25th, when Stella
Penland, daughter of Mrs. J. S.
Baldwin of this city, was joined in
marriage to Mr. Herman Eberhardt
Mr. and Mrs. Eberhardt will make
their home at Tigard, Ore.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hynd return
ed the end of the week from Yam
hill, Oregon, where they had been
to assist Mr. Hynd's sister, Mrs.
George Doney in caring for the
prune crop. That part of the Wil
lamette valley produced a heavy
crop of prunes this season.
R. L. Benge, county judge, depart
ed for Portland Tuesday to be in
attendance at the meeting of the
state highway commission there
yesterday. He expected to have a
visit with his son Terrel who was
to come up to Portland from Ore
gon State college.
B. E. Walter, manager of the lo
cal MacMarr store was ready to go
to work Monday after spending two
weeks of vacation. Mr. Walter had
fine time at his former home in
Pendleton where he visited with his
parents and numerous friends.
Attorney C. L. Sweek motored to
Pendleton Wednesday afternoon to
appear before the state supreme
court in session. there tills week. He
presented before the court the wa
ter litigation cases of Krebs Bros,
and Hynd Bros, of Cecil.
J. D. French, prominent stockman
of the Gurdane section, was trans
acting business in Heppner on Fri
day. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stevens, res
idents of the Hardman section, were
in Heppner on business Tuesday.
A fine Neon light sign was Install
ed this week by Edward Chlnn of
the Elkhorn restaurant
Heppner-Hermiston Mix;
Address to be Given by
Dr. Poling.
Starting at 10:30 In the morning
with a patriotic program at Elks'
temple, Armistice Day in Heppner
this year will be fittingly celebrated.
The program will be followed in the
afternoon by a big feature parade
to Rodeo field where Hermlston
and Heppner high school football
teams will put on the grid classic of
the year. A feed for Hermlston and
Heppner Legion and Auxiliary
members at Legion hall at 6:30, a
picture show and dance will be the
evening features. All events are un
der the auspices of Heppner post
American Legion, and the high
school athletic association.
The program for the morning
meeting, in charge of C. W. Smith,
commander of Heppner post, will
be as follows:
Remarks on Armistice Day, C. W.
Flag drill, children of primary
Song, high school glee club.
Address, Dr. Poling.
Solo, Miss Aagodt Frigaard.
Remarks, J. M. Biggs, district
commander, American Legion.
Song, high school girls' octette.
Community singing led by Dr.
Dr. Poling, a member of the facul
ty of Oregon State college, is much
in demand as a public speaker and
the members of Heppner post con
sider themselves fortunate in being
able to secure his services for Arm
istice Day. It is hoped there will
be a large audience to hear his ad
dress. The committee In charge of the
parade is anxious to have as many
cars as possible lined up for the trip
to Rodeo field. The line will form at
the corner of the Tum-A-Lum com
pany on Main street and will in
clude the high school football teams.
the ladies' football team and other
features in course of preparation.
The game between Hermlston and
Heppner high schools is expected to
be the best game of the season,
played in this part of the country.
The teams played a scoreless tie
game the first time they met this
year and each squad is determined
to score in this game. Hermlston
played Pendleton high recently,
holding the team from the larger
town to a 6-0 score in Pendleton's
favor. Referee for this game will
be Wm. J. Warner, brother of the
famous "Pop" Warner, head coach
at Stanford university, Mr. Warner,
now an attorney at Hermlston,
played football in his younger days
and coached college football for sev
eral years. He is said to be scout
for his brother in the northwest
Following the game a luncheon
for Legion and Auxiliary members
will be served in Legion hall.
Arrangements have been made
with B. G. Sigsbee, manager of the
Star theater, to show a feature, all
talkie picture at 7:30. Owing to the
big demand for wis type of picture,
Mr. Sigsbee has not yet been able to
announce the picture for this show
ing, but has several under negotia
tion, any one of which will be of the
very highest type.
The annual Armistice Day dance
will be held at Elks' temple. Music
with real pep has been secured.
The members of Hermiston Le
gion post and Auxiliary, as well as
the entire population of Hermiston,
have been invited to come to Hepp
ner and spend the day. There will
no program at that place this
year, and it is expected a large num
ber will accept the invitation.
Almost an inch of rain fell over
Morrow county during Saturday
night to the great joy of farmers
and stockmen. It had been about
four months since the last real rain
these parts and mother earth
was getting fairly well dried out In
many parts of the county the grain
sown was coming up in spots where
there had been moisture sufficient
in the summerfallow to start It but
the greater portion was lying dor
mant The rain of Saturday night
will bring it all along now and
should the cold weather hold off
long enough it will be In shape to
go through the winter. Range con
ditions will improve also.
University of Oregon. Eugene.
Oct 30. The Oregon frosh football
team will play 1st third game of the
year next Friday when it meets
Centralia Junior college in Eugene.
The frosh already have won from
the Chemawa Indians and the Uni
versity of Washington Babes, and
will play their first game with the
Oregon State rooks at Medford, No
vember 9.
Rev. Stanley Moore, mlsslonary-In-charge.
Holy Communion at 8 a. m.
Church school at 9:48 o'clock.
Morning prayer and sermon at 1L
"Blessed Is the man that endur
eth temptation; for when he Is tried,
he shall receive the crown of life,
which the Lord hath promised to
them that love Him." James 1:12.
For Sale Four head of rams, S
Corrledales and 1 Hampshire. J. H.
McDanlel, Heppner. 81-3.