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    OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
PUBLIC AUDITORIUM
PORTLAND, ORE.
Volume 46, Number 37.
HEPPNER, OREGON, TSDAY, NOV. 28, 1929.
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GUI TURNS TURTLE,
Four Young People Rid
ing in Coupe When It
Leaves Road.
Alonzo Edmundson, son of Mrs.
Mattie Huston, Is lying at Heppner
hospital under the care of three
physicians who express grave doubt
as to what the outcome will be of
Injuries he received on Saturday
evening when his coupe, In which
he and three others were riding, left
the highway and turned bottom side
up at a point just this side of Lex
ington, where the road makes a
rather sharp turn Young Edmund
son received serious Injuries about
the head and since the accident has
been In a semi-conscious condition,
but apparently holding his own, the
physicians stating that if he can
keep up as well for a few more days
there Is hope for his ultimate re
covery. Edmundson had his lower jaw
broken on the left side and in the
middle, and the upper left jaw also,
and the skull cracked at the base
of the brain. He also received nu
merous scalp cuts and minor in
juries. Other members of the party es
capd such serious Injuries, but were
nevertheless badly hurt. Eva Os
born, a niece of Mrs. Lorena Isom,
who was driving the car at the time,
lost three fingers of the left hand,
the thumb and little finger being
spared A goodly portion of the
hand went along with the fingers,
and that member was mangled In
such manner as to suggest that It
had been dragged over fine gravel
along the road side. Miss Osborn
also suffered some body cuts and
bruises and suffered much from
shock. She is being cared for at
the Heppner hospital, as Is also Wil
bur Flower, another member of the
party, who had his leg badly in
jured between the knee and ankle.
The flesh is crushed and torn, but
no bones were broken.
Miss Irene Yokum, the fourth
member of the party, was caught
underneath the car, while all the
others were thrown clear. She re
ceived a cut toe on one foot and
was thought not seriously hurt, but
It later developed that she was suf
fering from internal injuries, and
Bite has been confined to her bed at
the home of Mrs Huston since.
The young people had gone out
for just a short ride to Lexington or
a little further In the coupe of Mr.
Edmundson, Flower driving the
car, and It is reported that just be
fore the accident occurred, Miss Os
born had taken the wheel, and the
machine was evidently moving at a
much faster rate than she antici
pated, and going around the curve
the machine swerved suddenly to
the side of the highway, the front
wheel acting as a pivot on which It
turned bottom side up, with the car
facing toward Heppner. The car
was quite badly wrecked.
Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Gray were re
turning up the highway from Port
land, and they were hailed by Miss
Yocum, who had worked her way
out from under the wreck, and the
doctor brought the Injured young
folks to the hospital at Heppner,
where they received immediate at
tention at the hands of Drs. A. D.
McMurdo, A. H. Johnston and A.
B. Gray.
The two young ladles and young
Flower were making their home
with Mrs. Mattie Huston at Cottage
Inn. The accident occurred about
8:30 Saturday evening. Upon receiv
ing word, Mrs. Huston rushed to the
hospital where she remained to help
until the Injured were cared for. She
was overcome by the shock, and has
been in bed by request of her doc
tor, much of the time since.
4-II Dairy Calf Club
Formed at Gooseberry
A 4-H dairy calf club was organiz
ed at Gooseberry Sunday with 12
members and Mrs. Beulah Lundcll
as leader. Chas, W. Smith, county
agent, assisted. Gooseberry has a
fine record In club work under Mrs.
Lundell's leadership, having just
completed its second year's work.
The members presented Mrs. Lun
dcll with a cake set in appreciation
of her efforts.
Composing the calf club are Char
les and Raymond Lundell, Raymond
and Donald Drake, Joyce Carlson,
Donald McElllgott, Theodore and
Erllng Thompsen, Arthur Berg
strom, Clifford Carlson, Elaine Nel
son. Money was provided for the
Immediate purchase of Tillamook
calves for each member. Parents
of all the children were present at
the meeting.
MOTHER DIES IN SCOTLAND.
Alex Glbb of this city has just
received word of the death of his
mother, Mary McDonald Glbb, at
the family home, Kathlea Westburn
Drive, Aberdeen, Scotland, on No
vember 6. Mrs. Glbb had attained
the age of 80 years. Surviving mem
bers of the family, besides Mr. Glbb
of this city, are her husband, George
B. Glbb of Aberdeen, another son
Robert Glbb of Aberdeen, and two
daughters, Mary Gibb of Aberdeen
and Margaret Glbb Clyne of Lon
don, England.
Dick Howard was a visitor in
town on Tuesday. He has been at
work for some time on the Frank
Lleuallen place on Rhea creek,
Rebekahs Hold District
Convention at lone
The ninth annual convention of
the Rebekah lodges of District No.
20 was held in the Masonic hall at
lone on Saturday, November 23. At
1:30 the meeting was called to order
by Bunchgrass Lodge No. 91, fol
lowing which the meeting was turn
ed over to the convention officers,
with Sister Mary Swanson as pre
siding officer.
After the regular business routine
Sinter Hilda InirlA nreftlripnt nf T)n
bekah assembly, was Introduced and
welcomed. The address of welcome
was given by Sister Vlda Heliker of
lone lodge, and response by Sister
Emma Peck of Holly No. 139 of
Lexington.
Reports of the various lodges
show the following membership:
HeDDner 136. Lexineton 59 Mnrran
9, Hardman 48, lone 119. Hardman
ana Morgan were not represented
at the convention. Following the
report on membership, an interest
ing talk was given by Sister Ingle
on how to Increase interest and at
tendance. Bunchgrass No. 91 of lone draped
the charter in honor of Bro. George
Sperry, of San Soucl No. 33.
Brother Head rave a verv Inter
esting talk on Friendship, Love and
irutn.
A much appreciated talk was giv
en by Sister Florence Hnchen nf
San Soucl 33 of Heppner on "The
Value of a Good Degree Staff."
An invitation was extended and
accepted to meet at Heppner next
year.
The following officers were elert-
ed for the comin? vear: chairman
Sister Ella Benge; vice chairman!
sister uia Ward; secretary and
treasurer, Sister Sadie Sigsbee.
A bounteous banauet was servwl
by the lone lodge, and greatly en
joyed Dy all, arter which the follow
ing program was given:
Vocal number bv Sinter T.niion
Turner.
Reading by Sister Delia Corson.
At the evenln? neaRlnn Son 9rmM
No. 33 gave a beautiful drill called
streets or Memory," and then they
conferred the Rebekah degree on
two members of Bunche-rnim Nn 01
of lone.
The "resident then
Interesting talk, followed by the
convention nresentinir hpr with on
appropriate gift lone lodge also
presentea Bister ingle with a beau
tiful bouquet of carnations.
The convention closed by the seat
ing of the new officers.
Fraternally,
Florencj Hughis,
Opal Ayers,
Arvllla Swanson.
AH Saints Church Has
Visitors From Pendleton
At the Parish House on Thursday
evening last, the members of All
Saints Episcopal church and friends
gathered in large numbers to enjoy
tne annual church dinner. It was
a pot luck supper, with plenty of
good things to eat, brought in by
those attending. The evening was
greatly enjoyed by all.
Attending from Pendleton were
Rev. Ralph V. Hinkle, rector of
Church of the Redeemer, Judge
Marsh, WllBon Brock and Mr. Lam
bert. An address was given by Rev.
Mr. Hinkle, and Miss Frlgaard and
Rev, Stanley Moore offered vocal
solos. Judge Marsh also gave a
short talk.
ENTERTAIN AT BRIDGE.
Mrs. P. M. Gemmell and Mrs. J.
G. Barratt were hostesses this week
at the Gemmell home at two very
pleasant bridge parties. The first
on Monday evening was attended
by fourteen couples, the prizes be
ing won by Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Cohn and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Cohn.
On Tuesday afternoon seven tables
were In play, the high scores being
made by Mrs. A. D. McMurdo and
Mrs. Earl Gordon, and low by Mrs.
L. E. Bisbee. Delicious refresh
ments were served by the hostesses.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Rev. Stanley Moore, missionary-In-charge.
Holy communion at 8 a. m.
Celebration of the Lord's Supper
and sermon at 11. This Sunday
has been sepecially set aside as a
day of corporate communion for the
men and boys of the church, The
pastor would like to see as many
men and boys at this service as
can possibly attend.
This Sunday, the first of the
church year was also fixed by the
late presiding bishop, John G. Mur
ray as the day upon which all the
churches of our land begin the use
of the RevlBed Book of Common
Prayer and that on that day we
give special thanks to God for Its
completion.
Sunday school at 9:45 o'clock.
Young Peoples Fellowship at 6
p. m.
"Be still and know that I am
God." Ps. 46:10.
Attention Turkey Producers,
We will have a representative of
Swift & Co. at the lone Market
December 5th to receive turkeys for
eastern shipment Bring your tur
keys dressed, see them graded,
weighed and receive your check,
One day only. Phone us for prices
PETERSON BROS., lone, Ore.
MEETING OF W. R. C.
The Woman's Rollef Corps will
hold a regular meeting on Wednes
day, Dec. 11, in Legion hall at 2:30
p. m. Every member Is urged to be
present as It will be the annual el
ection of officers. President
Oregon Co-Op Men Told
How to Get Value From
New Marketing Act.
That Oregon farmers have much
more to gain In benefits from the
federal farm board than merely fin-
nancial assistance to existing coop
erative marketing agencies, was the
concensus of opinion expressed fol
lowing the first visit of farm board
representatives to this state last
week
Charles S. Wilson, member of the
board, and James R. Howard, new
organization specialist for it spent
a full day In Portland In conference
with more than 135 officers nad lead
ers of Oregon cooperative market
ing associations called together by
the Oregon Cooperative council.
After hearing a report on the
present general condition of the 152
cooperative associations doing busi
ness In this state made by George
O. Gatlin, O.S.C. extension market
ing specialist, the board represen
tatives expressed the opinion that
Oregon growers have sound founda
tions laid for consolidating: small
units Into larger federations which
will control a major proportion of
the various commodities".
The farm board, it was brought
out is now in position to encourage
just such consolidations and yet in
sist that they are carried out along
sound lines of local farmer control.
Financial assistance from the farm
board is being reserved, except in
emergencies, to just such organiza
tions. "The farm board is trying to be
far more than a mere money-lend
ing organization, however," said Mr.
Wilson. "We hope that will prove
to be one of the minor activities In
the long run. We do hope to help
organize the marketing machinery
or the country bo soundly that it
will be largely self-sustaining, back
ed by the constant support of our
body rendered through many chna
nels other than financial."
That the state college extension
service will coordinate its work ful
ly with the plans and policies of the
farm board was announced by Paul
V. Maris, director, who offered the
services of his entire staff in aiding
to carry more complete Information
on marketing plans to the people of
this state.
LOCAL K HEMS
Mr. and Mrs. William P. Mahoney
arrived home Wednesday morning
from their trip to San Angelo, Tex
as, attending the meeting of the
National Woolgrowers association.
They report a fine trip and a good
time, with weather conditions just
about Ideal. Mr. Mahoney reports
that they saw lots of country but
none that looked any better to them
than Morrow county. While they
can raise sheep a little cheaper In I
Texas than here, this country has
many advantages over that The
national convention was up to its
usual standard and the little Texas
city proved a splendid host We
hope to give a more detailed ac
count of the journey in our next
Issue.
Judge Wm. Duby of Baker was a
visitor In Heppner the first of the
week, In the Interests of the auto
mobile livestock law passed by the
last session of the legislature. It
Is reported that Judge Duby finds
this law is working quite effectively
in preventing the stealing of live
stock and poultry.
Dr. Tyler, eyesight specialist of
Bend, who has just taken post
graduate course under a doctor who
had spent the past year In Vienna
and London eye clinics, will be at
Hotel Heppner Sunday - Monday,
Dec. 1-2. Comfortable glasses guar
anteed. 36-37
John and Paul Franzen departed
Monday for Pendleton where they
were to be joined by their father
from Baker who will take the. boys
home for the Thanksgiving holi
days. They "hoofed" it to Pendle
ton from here.
N. D. Bailey, carpenter and con
tractor, Is just finishing a modern
five-room house, with full basement
on the Bell ranch In Blackhorse.
This takes the place of the house
that was burned on this place early
in the season.
W. B. Tucker, farmer of Black
horse, was In the city Tuesday. His
part of the county would be helped
a lot by a heavy downpour of rain,
although grain apparently Is com
ing along very well.
Ture Peterson of the lone Meat
market. WAR lnnklncr nftnr mattara
of business here on Wednesday fore
noon, just light showers were the
order at lone on Sunday, according
to Mr. Peterson.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Cox left for
Portland on Monday, expecting to
spend Thanksgiving holidays with
their son Clair, a student at O. S. C.
Mr and Mrs. Marlon Saline- nf
Hardman are the proud parents of
an a-pound son, born Sunday, Nov.
24th, at their home.
Three snpnlnM In thin wo.ir. star
theater ad, Simba, Woman and The
our Feathers. Read the ad.
IONE.
MRS. JENNIE X. McMUKRAY,
Correspondent
The Morrow county convention of
the Rebekah lodge was held in Ma
sonic hall at lone Saturday, Nov. 23,
Bunchgrass Lodge No. 91 acting as
nostess. Mrs. Maine ingle of Al
bany, state nresldent whs nrenent
San Soucl Lodge No. 33 of Heppner
exemplified the degree work. One
nunarea ana twenty-nve were serv
ed at the six o'clock banquet
Mr. and Mm A. IE. T.lnrfalrun anA
children, motored to Woodburn on
Wednesday to spend the Thanks
giving vacation with Mrs. Llnde-
aens parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. H.
Grassman.
City Marshal Franks reports that
tne water Is getting low In the well
which furnishes the supply for lone.
It may be necessary for our people
to conserve on water.
On Tuesday evening the sopho
more class gave a Thanksgiving
party for the student body All re
port a pleasant time
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hoech and two
daughters of The Dalles and Ver
non Thomas of Lewiston, Idaho, are
Thanksgiving guests at the lone
hotel. Mrs. Hoech Is Mrs. Cole
Smith's sister.
There will be no school Thursday
and Friday. Several of our teach
ers are taking advantage of the va
cation time to visit friends else
where. Miss Irene Anders will visit
at her home in Seattle Miss Luclle
Rhoten goes to Salem. Mrs. Har
riet Brown plans on a visit with her
sister, Mrs. Walter Kilcup who re
sides on Butter creek. At this time
Mrs. Brown will also have the pleas
ure or a visit with another sister,
Mrs. P. J. O'Riely who is here from
San Francisco. Miss Hildegarde
Williams will spend her vacation in
Portland, the guest of Mrs. Verda
Ritchie. Miss Maude Knight goes
to Hood River for a visit with her
brother.
A minstrel play followed by a
County Fair will be given by the
lone grade school Friday evening,
December 6. The proceeds are to
furnish drums for the school band.
Come! Bring your smile; park your
grouch at home.
At a special school meeting of
District No. 35, held at the school
house Monday afternoon, Nov. 25, a
heavy vote was cast against the
purchase of block No. 2, Sperry's 4th
addition. A strong majority vote
was cast for the budget as prepared
by the levying board.
L R. Rob i son transacted business
In Portland last week.,.
Mr. and Mrs. George Snyder
drove to Portland last Friday. They
delivered the Grant Olden turkeys
to the city market thus combining
business and pleasure on the trip.
They were accompanied by Mrs.
Carl Barlow who visited relatives
in Portland. The party returned
home this week. During the time
Mrs. Barlow was away, her sister-
in-law, Mrs. Lee Howell, cared for
her young son, Jackie.
Mrs. Warren Crutcher and three
children of Brightwood, Oregon, are
visiting Mrs. Crutchers parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Lindstrom. They
arrived the first of last week and
expect to remain until after Thanks
giving.
A. A. McCabe has returned from
Hidaway Springs where he had been
for the benefit of the baths. He Is
feeling much better.
On Wednesday of last week,
Ralph Leadbetter moved his family
onto the farm below lone recently
rented by his brother, Hazel Lead
better. W. E. Bullard has been named as
chairman of the Red Cross drive for
lone and vicinity. Give him your
dollar and help the good work
along.
Clarence Nelson who has been in
the Veterans' hospital In Portland,
returned Friday to his home south
of lone.
James Hardesty has sold his prop
erty in Morgan and he and his fam
ily have moved to Camas, Wash.
Following the Thanksgiving ser
mon by Rev. W. W. Head, given on
Thursday afternoon, the Congrega
tional people are having dinner in
the church dining room.
"Baldy" Hayes left last week for
Yakima. Here he will be joined
by John Cochran and the two will
spend the winter trapping In the
state of Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Feldman mo
tored to Grass Valley Saturday,
Nov. 16, for a visit with their old
friends, Mr. and Mrs. John Wilt
They found the Wilt family In good
health and wishing to be remem
bered to their many friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Feldman returned
home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lleuallen re
turned last week from a pleasant
visit with relatives in Weston.
The severe cold weather of last
week was responsible for a goodly
number of frozen and bursted wa
ter pipes and frozen car radiators.
The last of the week the weather
moderated and on Sunday after
noon a little rain fell
The first dance under the man
agement of Cole Madaen and his
dance orchestra, the Black Cats of
Heppner, was given in the old rink
Saturday night Those who attend
ed report a good attendance and a
good time. The next dance will be
held Thanksgiving night The
dance closes at midnight Mrs. J.
E. Grimes and Mrs. Helen Farrens
are serving the lunches.
Carlton and Norma Swanson de
parted Tuesday for Seattle, where
they will visit relatives and friends.
They plan on being away a week.
The Carnival which was given on
Friday evening by the high school
was well patronized. About $111.00
was taken In. Out or this amount
the young folks hope to clear $75.00.
SELECTION OF HEAD
Successor to Mr. Burgess
to be Chosen Later; Mr.
Poulson Will Act.
The city has been visited this
week by several school men, and a
number of applications have been
received by the board of directors
from others unable to meet with
them at this particular time. The
occasion for these visits and appli
cations Is the resignation of Super
intendent Burgess who goes to the
state superintendent's office at Sa
lem the first of the week to assume
his duties as assistant in that office,
in charge of the high school depart
ment Educators visiting Heppner
in person were H. M. Stiles of the
University of Oregon at Eugene,
Roy L. Skeen, at present superin
tendent of the school at Umatilla
and formerly at the head of the
lone school, and E. L. Cherry, for
many years superintendent at Her
miston but at present out of school
work. These gentlemen laid their
claims before the Bchool board, and
the matter was quite thoroughly
gone over in the meeting held by
the board Tuesday evening.
No action was taken looking to
the choosing of a superintendent at
the present time, it being the desire
of the board to give very careful
consideration to the matter before
coming to a decision. In the mean
time, Wm R. Poulson, high school
principal, will carry on, acting in
the capacity of temporary superin
tendent Mr. Poulson has been fill
ing this place during the absence
of Mr. Burgess and has the school
well in hand, so the board of di
rectors feel that he is capable of
handling the situation. The resig
nation of Mr. Burgess was formally
accepted by the board who express
ed extreme regret that he found It
necessary to leave the Heppner
school system at this time.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
On December 7th, at 8:00 o'clock
p. m., three 20-mlnute plays will be
presented by Rbea Creek Grange
at their hall. These are entitled
An Old Maid's Adventure," "The
Henpeck Holler Gossip," and "Betty
and Me." Between the plays musi
cal numbers are to be given and Im
mediately after there will be a jit
ney dance. Keep this date in mind
and come. 37-8
Rev. and Mrs. Glen P. White had
as their guests for the Thnaksgiv-
ing season their mothers, Mrs. Mary
L. White of The Dalles and Mrs.
Sarah E. Willard of Portland. Mrs.
White's sister and husband, Mr.
and Mrs. Frank E. Anspach and
two children from Portland were
also present
Milton W. Bower and family de-
paretd Wednesday morning for Cor-
vallis to spend the Thanksgiving
holiday with his parents residing in
that city. Owing to a very severe
cold, Mr. Bower was unable to fill
his pulpit at the Christian church
Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Vawter Crawford
departed on Wednesday evening
for Stanfield, there to join Mr. and
Mrs. John M. Spencer and go on to
Pendleton today where they will en
joy Thanksgiving dinner at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. B. Coo
ley. Dr. Johnston this week disposed
of his residence property in this
city to Mr. and Mrs. Sam Linlnger,
who will take up their residence
there as soon as Dr. Johnston and
wife vacate.
Walter Luckman, Lena sheepman,
was looking after business interests
here on Friday. Because of. the dry
fall It has been necessary to do
feeding, the range being bare.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cowlns left
Wednesday for Maupin to spend the
Thanksgiving holidays visiting at
the home of their daugter and son-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Both
well. Our old-time friend, Jake Pear
son, pioneer of Butter creek, was
in the city on Monday from his
home near Lena.
Some succulent feed such as kale,
root crops, silage, etc., is always of
value in the ration of dairy cows.
Three specials in this week's Star
theater ad, Simba, Woman and The
Four Feathers. Read the ad.
Peter Farley, sheepman of Board
man, was looking after business af
fairs In Heppner on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Miller, re
siding northeast of Lexington, were
Heppner visitors on Saturday.
Three specials In this week's Star
theater ad, Simba, Woman and The
Four Feathers. Read the ad.
Tom O'Brien, sheepman of Butter
creek, and family, were visitors in
Heppner on Saturday.
Otto Lindstrom and family of
Morgan were visitors at Heppner on
Tuesday afternoon.
Oral Scott Blackhorse wheatrals
er, was a visitor here for a short
time on Wednesday.
NEW PHOTOGRAPHER HERE.
Warde Johnson, photographer of
Portland, has opened a studio for
the holidays in Heppner hotel. He
Is equipped to do high class portrait
work.
Elks Memorial Service
To be Held Sunday
The annual lodge of sorrow of
the Benevolent and Protective Or
der of Elks will be commemorated
by Heppner lodge No. 358 at their
temple Sunday afternoon at 2:30
with appropriate ceremonies.
Earl W. Snell, state representa
tive of Arlington, will deliver the
address in honor of the departed
members of the past year. Those
to be remembered are George May-
hew, J. T. Fagan, Chas. O. Ayers,
George D. Anderson, J. W. Morrow
and George Thomson.
An invitation is extended the pub
lic to share In these services each
year, and the event is anticipated
by the entire community. Mem
bers composing the memorial com
mittee are Frank Turner, C. L.
Sweek, H. A. Duncan, Sam J. Tur
ner and E. E. Edwards. The pro
gram follows:
Funeral march while members
enter Mrs. W. R. Poulson
Opening ceremonies of the lodge.
Invocation Rev. B. Stanley Moore
Girls' Glee Club, "Whispering
Hope" Hawthorne.
Roll call of departed brothers.
Chorus, "Unfold Ye Portals"
Gounod.
Address Earl W. Snell
Solo, "Crossing the Bar," Pontius
Kate Francis Ede
'Auld Lang Syne" .
-Lodge and audience
Closing ceremonies.
Benediction.
State to Get $2,000,000
From Added Gas Tax
Salem, Ore., Nov. 26. More than
$2,000,000 In additional revenue will
be collected by the state of Oregon
in 1930 as a result of the one cent
per gallon increase in the state tax
on gasoline and distillate sales,
bringing the total receipts from this
source to $7,052,054, according to a
tentative estimate made by Hal E.
Hoss, secretary of state. After Jan
uary 1, 1930, this tax will be four
cents per gallon on gasoline and
three and one-half cents on distil
late, the new rate being the first
change since the rise in 1923.
During the present year, with col
lections in for nine months and the
revenue for the remainder of the
year estimated, a total of $4,807,973
is anticipated for receipts during
1929. Based on the constantly In
creasing number of gallons of mo
tor vehicle fuel sold during the year,
an estimate has been fixed for 1930
on a gain of 10 per cent in sales.
This, taken in conjunction with the
one cent additional tax, is expected
to bring a total of $7,052,054 Into the
state's coffers. Refunds made to
purchasers who use gasoline or dis
tillate for agricultural or industrial
purposes .will run approximately
$520,801 and administrative expens
es will require $10,000, leaving a net
revenue for the state highway fund
of $6,521,253. To this may be added
the projected receipts from motor
vehicle fees and licenses of $5,605,
327, which will give the highway
tuna more than $12,000,000 during
1930.
All revenue accruing from the
tax on motor vehicle fuel is turned
over to the state highway fund to
be allocated by the state highway
commission in the construction and
maintenance of roads throughout
the state. No division is made di
rect to the counties from this source
as is the case in the receipts from
motor vehicle fees, which will net
the counties some $2,802,663 in 1930.
Reduction in automobile license
rates and a new appointment of
one-third of the receipts from motor
vehicle fees to counties would leave
the state highway fund with less
revenue proportionately than here
tofore were it not for the added tax
on gasoline, which was established
by the 1929 legislative assembly.
Pest Extermination Tests
Reset Under Roy Fugate
Owing to illness at the time he
was In the county Ira N. Gabrielson
was unable to conduct the pest dem
onstrations as announced by Chas.
W. Smith, county agent Mr. Smith
announces that Roy Fugate, also of
the biological survey, will be In the
county for this purpose from De
cember 4 to 9. Demonstrations in
gopher, magpie, sparrow, rabbit rat
and crow poisoning will be made.
Demonstrations will be given any
one desiring them, and word should
be left at Mr. Smith's office In ad
vance of Mr. Fugate's coming In
order that his itinerary may be ar
ranged. Twenty-four demonstra
tions have already been spoken for.
LEGION AUXIUARY.
There will be no regular meeting
of the American Legion Auxiliary
no Tuesday, December 3rd, because
of the district meeting at Pendle
ton on that date. Attention Is also
called to the mass meeting to be
held by the American Legion and
Auxiliary on December 13, in Hepp
ner, at which time department of
ficers will be present The public
Is Invited to attend this meeting.
Secretary.
THE DEVIL IN THE RADIO.
This will be the Sunday evening
sermn topic at the Church of Christ
The morning theme will be "Fatal
Ism and Pessimism."
The order of services follow:
Bible school at 9:45.
Morning worship at 10:50.
Christian Endeavor, 6:30.
Evening service, 7:30.
A cordial welcome is extended to
all.
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister.
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Lions Club Junket Gets
Encouragement; Scenic
Road Found.
"It first appeared to me that the
road is of special benefit to Heppner
and of general benefit to Bend, but
after thinking it over, I believe It
is of special benefit to Bend, too,"
declared H. H. DeArmond, county
judge of Deschutes county, who
was among Bend men who greeted
the Heppner Lions club Heppner-
Spray road delegation at a luncheon
at the Pilot Butte inn In Bend
Saturday evening. The purpose of
the Heppner men was to try to
"sell" Bend on this cut-off route
from eastern to central Oregon.
S. E. Notson, district attorney.
acted as spokesman for the dele
gation, being assisted in presenta
tion of the proposal that Bend lend
support to the project by R. J. Cara
ner, state senator from Spray, and
Geo. Bleakman, county commission
er. Bend interests represented at
the meeting, besides the court, were
the chamber of commerce. Lions
and Ki wauls clubs, and the press.
The sentiment of the Bend men
as expressed at the meeting, accord
ing to the report brought home, was
that they could see no reason why
that city should not boost for the
road. Individual promises of sup
port were had from several of the
men present
Included in the junket organized
by P. M. Gemmell, chairman of the
Heppner-Spray road committee of
the Lions club, were Mr. Gemmell,
S. E. Notson, Geo. Bleakman, R. J.
Carsner, D. A. Wilson, Frank Tur
ner, Chas. Swindlg and Jasper
Crawford.
The two cars bearing the men
stopped at Mitchell and Prinevllle
on the way over, it being found at
these places that people were al
ready awake to the need of the road
and ready to boost for it One of
the cars stopped at Redmond on the
way home Sunday morning, and It
was found there, too, that interests
were ready to pull for the project
Both the Heppner cars went over
the present Heppner-Spray road go
ing to Bend and one returned this
way, while the other returned over
the Sherman highway. The Ser
vice creek cut-off was followed Into
Mitchell from the John Day high
way. The entire raod was found
to be in good condition, though on
the return journey Sunday evening
Mr. Gemmell's car, returning via
the Spray road, was equipped with
chains to make it up the dirt road
to the top of the Blue mountains as
the rain that afternoon had made
this portion of the road quite slick.
AH members of the party were
particularly impressed with the
magnificent scenery afforded by the
route. Two belts of fine pine tim
ber, one in the Blue mountains and
one in the Ochocos, will be tapped
by completion of the road. The
rim rocks of the John Day are a
type of beauty quite uncommon,
seen between the Blue and Ochoco
mountains while the immense Ocho
co dam and the irrigated country
below it Is of unusual interest The
latter Is traversed for several miles
before entering Prineville. On
leaving the Ochocos the picturesque
peaks of the Cascades form a mag
nificent background for the rolling
sage and juniper covered hinter
land, formed, geologists say, by the
breaking up of Mount Multnomah,
an immense peak which once exist
ed In the Cascades.
Weather Moderates, and
County Visited by Rain
A marked chance In wenther mn.
dltions prevails this week. After
reacmng a point some eight or nine
decrees above zero, tha thprmnma.
ter began to raise quite rapidly
auring Saturday night and then
rain began falling shortly after
noon Sundav. the lonsr drawn nut
drought seeming to be broken at
last rne rain continued quite
steadilv throueh Sundnv nlcht at
Heppner, and it was general over
uie county.
While there had been no critical
survev made of the ernin flflrU th
opinion seemed to prevail among
tne majority oi wneat rarmers that
the sown grain was not seriously
injured, the weather not helns- nniH
enough to freeze the grain that was
up, ana mucn or tne seed was lying
dormant In the dry ground. With
sufficient molcture and warmer
weather conditions this dormant
seed will come forth and the crops
will yet have a fair start for win
ter. Many experienced Trainers In
this county look for such conditions
later in the season as will Insure a
good yield of grain at harvest time.
OFFICERS CLtTB ORGANIZED.
The Officers Of Ruth Chanter Tin
32, O. E. S., have organized an offi
cers club, the purpose of which is
to raise iunas lor an electric signet
On Wednesday evening, Dec. 4, they
will serve a benefit tn In th ,lii
room at Masonic hall, from 3 to 7
p. m. salad, wafers, tea and coffee,
creamed chicken on toast will be
served and a charge of 60 cents
made. The fine large tea tables will
be decorated In the Star colors with
beautiful flowers and catnii.a ti,.
officers Invite all Masons, Star mem-
Ders ana iriends to come.