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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 12, 1929.
Half Inch Rain Falls at
lone; Schools to Close
20th for Holidays.
MRS. JENNIE E. McMURRAT.
I P. Davidson suffered a severe
financial loss last Friday when the
house and store house on the home
Dlace twentv-flve miles south of
lone burned to the ground. The
fire, of unknown origin, started in
the store house and when first dis
covered had spread to the dwelling
house and was then far beyond con
trol. The house was occupied by
Mr. and Mrs. Demaris. Mrs. De-
maris was sewing in the front part
of her home when she made the
startling discovery that the house
was burning. She telephoned Mar
tin Lovgren who came at once. Had
it not been for him the barns on the
place would have no doubt burned
also, as a high wind was blowing
Several pairs of blankets and a lit
tle wearing apparel was all that was
A baby son was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Shipley Wednesday
morning, Dec. 4, at their home on
First street The young man has
been named Robert Ernest
The ladies of the Baptist church
will hold their annual sale of food
and fancy work on Saturday, Dec.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevin are
spending two weeks in Seattle with
Mr. Bergevin's sister.
Mrs. George Frank who recently
underwent a tonsil operation is now
convalescing at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Henry Rowell.
Miss Inez Adamson, who is a for
mer student of the lone school, vis
ited recently with Miss Edris Rit-
chie. Miss Adamson is now attend-
ing school at Midvale, Idaho. She
was accompanied by her father,
William Adamson, and the two were
on their way home from a trip to
the Willamette valley.
Earl and Cecil Padberg have leas
ed the Wells Spring farm owned by
their father, Louis Padberg of Port
land. Last Thursday afternoon the Mis
sionary society of the Congregation
al church held its regular monthly
meeting. Election of officers was
held resulting as follows: Mrs. Mar
tha Dick, president; Mrs. Jennie
McMurray, vice president; Mrs. Al
ice Peterson, secretary-treasurer.
The next meeting will be January 2.
The regular meeting of the lone
Masonic lodge was held Wednesday
evening, Dec. 4. At this time there
was election of officers and the fol
lowing were chosen for the coming
year: John Krebs W. M. Earl Blake
S. W., George Krebs J. W., Laxton
McMurray treasurer, H. D. McCur-
dy secretary, Victor Peterson S. D.,
Dwight Misner J. D., William Bul-
lard Sr. Stewart, Elmer Griffith. Jr.
Steward, Lou Davidson Tyler, R. E.
Harbison Chaplain, George Ely
Marshall. The event was followed
by a fresh clam feed which was
greatly enjoyed by all present
Carlton and Norma Swanson re
turned home Friday from a pleas
ant visit In Seattle.
County Sheriff C. J. D. Bauman
was in lone Friday on business con
nected with his office.
Laxton McMurray, Frank Engel-
man, Blain Blackwell, Lee Howell,
Walter Eubanks, Ed Dick, M. E.
Cotter, Harry Yarnell and Fred
Mankin were summoned to Heppner
Monday for jury duty. Laxton Mc
Murray, Walter Eubanks, Blain
Blackwell and Ed Dick were drawn
on the grand jury. The others were
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann had
as their dinner guests on Sunday
Miss Maude Knight, Miss Irene An
ders, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rietmann,
and Mr. and Mrs. Victor Peterson.
Dwight Misner made a business
trip to Portland last week. He
was accompanied by his daughter,
Mrs. Holmes Gabbert, who was re
turning to her home after a pleas
ant visit here.
Mr. and Mrs. Algott Lundell went
to Portland on Thursday of last
week. Mr. Lundell returned home
Monday but Mrs. Lundell remained
in the city for another week in or
der to have dental work done.
Wallace Matthews returned Mon
day from a trip to Willamette val
Elmer Griffith has purchased the
house in lower lone known as the
old Lowell house. He has hired P.
J. Linn to wreck the building and
will use the lumber to build an ad
dition to his home on Second street
Miss Pearl Padberg of Portland
was a week-end visitor at thp Pad
berg ranch on Rhea creek.
The Dorcas society sale held last
Saturday in the Swanson grain of
fice on Main street was well patron
ized. The ladies received about ?65,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Peterson and
two children departed last Saturday
for McPherson, Kan., for a visit
with Mrs. Peterson's mother, Mrs.
J. Anderson. During their absence
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dobyns will
look after the ranch.
The old shed owned by Mr. Carl
son and located just east of the
Masonic hall, has been torn down
and moved to the L. P. Davidson
ranch south of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Turner have
moved into the Morgan house on
Third street. Mr. Turner is work
ing for I. R. Robison.
John Glasscock died In Portland
Sunday, Dec. 8, at the age of 58
years. Funeral services were held
Wednesday and Interment was
made at Portland. Mr. Glasscock
had been ill since Thanksgiving day.
Ha was a former resident of Mor
row county and is well known here.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his
The minstrel show and "county
fair" given last Friday evening by
the grade pupils of the lone school
was a decided success, and both the
pupils and the four grade teachers
merited and received a great deal of
praise. The program given by eigh
ty black faces was one of the best
ever given in lone. The patrons
and friends of the school were gen
erous in their support The re
ceipts of the evening were a little
more than 150 and the expenses
were only $35.
wife and two daughters. Mr. Glass
cock was a brother-in-law of L. P.
Dsvidson. Mr. and Mrs. Davidson
left lone Tuesday for Portland to
attend the funeral services.
Miss Florence Shlppey has re
turned to her work in Portland, af
ter spending several weeks in lone
Lelping to care for her mother, Mrs.
Etta Shippey, who has been 111. Mrs.
Shippey is much improved in health.
Mrs. Alice McJNabb and little
Glen Warfleld returned Sunday
from a pleasant visit with Mrs. Mc
Nabb's daughter, Mrs. Giis Read,
who resides at Newport
The lone district was visited by
a beneficial rain Sunday. Rain be
gan to fall about daybreak and con
tinued to fall throughout the day.
The precipitation for the day am
ounted to a little over a half Inch.
Light showers continued through
Monday and Tuesday.
Rev. W. W. Head had as week-end
gusets his son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. John Head of Cathla-
met Wash. For six years Mr. Head
Jr. has been in the employ of the
Warren Packing company of Port
land, Cathlamet and Alaska. While
located at Cathlamet he served in
the capacity of machinist. For one
year he was located at Warrendale,
Ore., where he held the position of
manager, and just recently he was
returned from Bristol Bay, Alaska,
where he spent four month of the
fish packing season, working as ma
chinist His four months spent in
Alaska were indeed interesting.
radio talks, window displays and
Sheep Shearers Needed.
It was pointed out that most
sheep shearers were older men, and
to replace them younger men should
be trained to fill their places. In
struction could be given through
The Oregon Wool Growers associ
ation will have Its convention in The
Dalles on January 16 and 17. Mar
keting will be discussed. Other top
ics to come before the meeting are
public lands, railroad transporta
tion, grazing affairs, cost accounting
and range sheep management Many
of the topics will be illustrated by
moving pictures. Numerous live is
sues are expected to be discussed at
the evening sessions of the wool
barn, 4-room dwelling with running
water in house, out buildings; situ
ated on Rhea creek, on good road,
13 miles from town. Address Box
43, Heppner. 28tf.
For . Sale Milk cows and bred
heifers. R. B. Wilcox, Lexington,
Orders for flowers direct from the
growers at figures less than you can
buy direct Case Furniture Com
pany, growers agent 5tf.
For Sale Second hand heating
stove, wood burner, good condition.
Inquire at Patterson & Son. 36tf.
For Sale Hudson sedan, good
condition. Price $900. Terms. See
Dr. A. H. Johnston. 38tf.
For Sale Two good buck sheep.
Write Box 143, lone, Ore. 38-39.
FOR SALE Poland China brood
sew. Will farrow in February. Roy
Campbell, Lexington. 37-39
For Sale Guernsey bull, from
Wlghtman herd. E. A. Kelley, Lex
Stockmen Discuss Problems
(Continued from First Pace)
For Sale Good residence proper
ty, very reasonable. Also a few
good household articles including
electric range, electric washer and
ironer; canned fruit See Dr. A. H.
Johnston, Heppner. tf.
Is your hot water HOT? If not
call Gibb the plumber, Peoples
Hardware Co., phone 702, residence
phone 1412. No job too big or too
small. Prompt attention to all calls.
success that it had been adopted by
the beef interests. Information on
lamb has been furnished through
advertising, cutting demonstrations,
For Sale 1924 Ford Coupe, Rux
stell axle, $85. See G. E. Jones at
Case Furniture Co. 37-40.
For Sale Creek ranch of 810 ac
res, fine for dairying or sheep. 300
acres fenced sheep-tight, balance
fairly well fenced with sheep wire;
private Irrigating ditch; 30 acres
set to alfalfa; few fruit trees; good
Make Your Gifts Long Cherished
; for Christmas
f A complete stock of jewelry
f in our store will make gift se-
f lection easy for you. Here you
f can obtain gifts of beauty and
f utility at moderate prices that
I will be reasured long after
f most gifts are discarded. A
t few suggestions
f Mantle Clocks, special at $10.
1 Dressing Table Sets, 25 Off.
j Fancy Glassware, 60c to $1.50.
t Heppner's Quality Jewelry
Christmas shopping need not be a problem for
we have attractive merchandise that will make
suitable gifts for man or woman, boy or girl. Here
you can obtain gifts that will please, and will
prove a joy to the recipient.
A wonderful assort
ment of Boxed Can
dy. High Grade.
$1.50 to $7.50
Beautiful Creations in latest
styles In High Grade papers.
$1.00 to $5.00
Remember your PEARL CARD when shop
ping. They make fine Christmas presents.
We have added a large line of necklaces to
make it more attractive. .
BARGAINS Special prices on broken lines
of Christmas goods Prices you can't resist.
BASKETS, IVORY GOODS (big assortment)
BOOKS (all kinds), GAMES FOR THE KID
DIES, LEATHERD GOODS, Odds and Ends.
M. D. Clark : Hiatt&Dix
FOOD BARGAINS BY THE TRAINLOAD
One store couldn't do it ... Ten stores couldn't do it
there are hundreds of stores in the Red & White Chain, repre
senting the greatest grocery BUYING POWER in the World.
That's why we can and do supply you with QUALITY grocer
ies at LOWER prices.
Make your food budget buy more and better groceries here.
Saturday & Monday (December 14 & 16) Red & White Super-Specials
WE KESEBVE THE RIGHT TO LOOT QUANTITIES
PLENTY 0 Nil AND!
Says old BUI Sen "We've got a tock
That oovers up an entire block:
No matter what yon builders need.
We can supply It with great speed!"
We've told you this before,
but it will bear repetition.
We buy lumber in such big
quantities that we get spec
ial prices on it It is be
cause of this situation that
we are able to pass our sav
ings on to uor customers.
That's one advantage of
buying your building mater
ials from a BIG flm.
Heppner Planing Mill
and Lumber Yard
The Home of Friendly Service
Sperry's Pancake Flour and
Serv-us Cane-Ma- IQ
pie Syrup, pint tI t
Serv-us Coffee, 1-lb. QQ
tin 47c; 1-lb. pkg tC
Premium Salted So
das, 2-lb. Pkg
Tomato Soup, Serv-us AQa
Brand, 3 Cans mO
Serv-us Corn or Gloss 4AA
Starch, 2 1-lb. Pkgsi
B & M Baked Beans, Q7
Brown Bread, both
Best Cane Sugar
Can (2 1-2)
2 Cans (2 1-2)
R. & W. Tomatoes
3 Cans (2 1-2)
Washed Brazil Nuts
Serv-us Seedless Rai
sins, 3 Pkgs. 11-oz.
Blue & White Raisins
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True expression of the Christmas Spirit is found by making the children happy. Our
stock of toys is so comlete, that just the toy you want, whether it be for infant or older
boy or girl, can be found here, and at a reasonable price.
AIRPLANES FOR THE BOY
Ones that fly, $1; Complete
sets of parts for building fly
ing models $10.
Others for the floor
75c to $1.25
. , The ideal gift for the girl
30c to $4.50
CHINA SETS for the Doll
50c to 98c
98c to $2.90
Electric Trains . . . $2.25
25c to 75c
Many other mechanical toys to
Letters, unmbers, animals, set
AUTOMOBILES . $1.10
Dump Trucks, 95c, Fire en
gines, ladder trucks $1.10
Kiddie cars, $3.45; Coast
er Wagons, $1.10-$8.25
Games of many kinds, children's books, girls' sewing sets, tool chests, drums, air rifles
and many other toys await your selection. For satsfaction visit our toy department.
Peoples Hardware Co.