Image provided by: Morrow County Museum; Heppner, OR
About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 26, 1929)
HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 1929.
MRS. A. T. HEREIM, Correspondent.
(Carried over from last week.)
The annual bazaar was quite a
success in spite of the menace of
chicken pox. postponement, Friday
the 13th and various hoodoos. Ev
eryone on the various committees
worked hard. A chicken supper
was served by Mrs. Nate Macom
ber and her able committee. The
fancy work booth In charge of Mrs.
L. G. Smith, Mrs. Titus and Mrs.
Faler brought In a neat sum The
fish pond was the "best ever" it
was conducted by Mrs. Coats, Mrs.
Gorham and helpers, and a five cent
pond where grown-ups couldn't fish
gave the little folks a chance. Mrs.
Messenger and Mrs. Russell had
the candy booth with a fine assort
ment of home made candies. The
concessions provided amusements
for the crowd and were nickel teas
ers. Mrs. J. F. Barlow had the mu
seura which contained all sorts of
strange things. Mrs. Guy Barlow
and Mra Frank Cramer had the
zoo which boasted even a pole cat
and a butterfly. The nickel show
it did show the tumblers and the
telescope through which one could
see the milky way, were all under
Mrs. Flickinger's care. Miss Brown
had the most popular concession,
"The Baby Show." At the last mo
ment some of the babies developed
chicken pox and the boys lost cour
age but the babies on hand per
formed very realistically. Myrtle
Wetherell was voted t.he prettiest
baby. Mrs. Marschat's band made
a hit. This was not the band with
which she usually appears but an
impromptu one. Jack Gorham said
it was a shame to take the money.
Mrs. Blayden had the "nigger baby"
concession which has been used for
years and is always popular. Jack
Rainville made a fine spieler for
this. Miss Mildred Messenger was
a most attractive gypsy fortune tel
ler in a cleverly arranged booth.
Mr. and Mrs. George Wicklander
arranged this booth. Over $120 was
taken in by the various depart
ments. The Aid wishes to thank everyone
who contributed so generously of
their time, their money and food
for the dinner and who helped in
every way to make the bazaar a
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Smith and
Buddy left Tuesday for Portland to
visit relatives and friends for a few
The Duggans are moving this
week to the Lee Mead ranch. They
have been on the Faler place for the
Rev. and Mrs. W. O. Miller and
Mr. and Mrs. Edwards of Umatilla
were here Friday night attending
Boardman again met defeat at the
hands of the Umatilla quintet in a
closely contested game Friday night
played after the bazaar. At the call
of the game both teams were even
and when the tie was- played off
Umatilla won by four points, 16 to
Mrs. Elva Perry is here visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Guy Barlow.
The McConnells of Coyote plan
to spend Christmas in Portland
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Blayden are
here from Spokane, guests at the
The Home Economics club, aux
iliary of the grange, met Wednesday
with Mrs. I. Skoubo. With 21 pre
sent, a wonderful luncheon was en
joyed. After the luncheon hour el
ection of officers was held. The
president is appointed by the grange
master, George Wicklander, who
selected Mrs. Brice Dillabough for
this office. Mrs. Nick Faler was el
ected vice, Mrs. I. Skubo was re
elected secretary, and Mrs. George
Wicklander, treasurer. The next
meeting will be held in January
at the home of Mrs. V. H. Tyler.
Ray Brown is using crutches for
a time.. He had a baler block drop
ped on his foot.
One of the prettiest of the many
parties given this winter was the
announcement party Wednesday
evening, Dec. 11 given by Mesdames
Marschat and Titus and Misses
Spike and Henry at the Marschats.
"Bug" was the diversion of the eve-
f Beautiful Young Victims of Movie Studio Fire
(jj) )f ;
v v JM A f -
5 ' yWS&k
Among the ten who lost their lives when the Pathe Talking Picture
Studio in New York caught fire were these two beautiful girls. Cath
erine Porter" (left) was only sixteen. Edna Burford, known on the
stage as Virginia May, was nineteen. They were taking part in a pic
ture which was being filmed when the flimsy scenery caught fire.
ning and the game provided plenty
of thrills and excitement with Miss
Henry and Eldon Wilson receiving
first prizes and Mrs. Coats and Roy
al Rands the consolation. After
the game the tables were placed In
a row and covers laid for a lovely
lunch. Miniature loud speakers
were used for place cards for the
men and tiny berry-filled baskets,
for the ladies, with a little bride
and groom before the honor guests,
Helen Chaffee nad Carrol Kennedy.
Each favor contained a small scroll
announcing the engagement of the
honro guests who were showered
with congratulations and advice. At
tending were Messrs. and Mesdames
Guy Barlow, A. T. Hereim, W. O.
King, Claude Coats, Brice Dilla
bough, the Marschats, Mrs. Titus,
the Misses Catherine Brown, Ellen
Henry, Frances Spike, Helen Chaf
fee, Rachel Johnson, Messrs. Bus
ter Rands, Carrol Kennedy, Alvin
McCarty of Willow creek, Eldon
Wilson and Deibert Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Uthey accom
panied W. A. Price to Yakima Sat
urday. The Utheys will remain
there for a time. Mr. Price has
Chicken pox is the popular mal
ady at the present time among the
youngsters. No one is very ill so
it is not serious. There is thought
to be one case of whooping cough
on the project with a number of
youngsters exposed. If your child
shows any symptoms of this dread
disease KEEP HIM HOME and do
not spread it. Have him inoculated
and it will be much easier for him.
A few precautions will keep this
from becoming rampant Whooping
cough is a terrible thing and is to
A number of active grange mem
bers motored to Lexington Wednes
day to assist in the joint installa
tion there. Going from here were
the Rands, Myers, I. Skoubos,
Chas. and Geo. Wicklanders.
The Messengers and Mrs. M. K.
Flickinger shopped in Pendleton
Mrs. Ward Graves and Mrs. Ves
Attebury were in Pendleton Wed
nesday having dental work done.
Mrs. " Clarence Johnson of Spo
kane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ves
Attebury, is recovering from a pro
The old time dance given by the
I. O. O. F. Saturday night was a
fine success in spite of the numer
ous activities of the week. The
Rose family played. About 40 cou
Ward Graves moved this week
from the Clarence Berger ranch to
the Albright place recently purch-
NOW IN SEASON
We serve them fresh,
or you may get them
Shell Fish of
all kinds on our menu
ED CHINN, Prop.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Shane were
guests Sunday at the Ray Shane
"The Patsy," the high school play,
will be given Friday night, Dec. 20.
Advance tickets are being sold by
the school children and tickets may
also be purchased the night of the
play for 25 and 50 cents. "The
Patsy" is a play of unusual merit,
well cast, with Miss Spike directing.
Earl Cramer had his finger cut
quite badly in a corn sheller at
the M. Mulligan place.
Dan Ransier was In Hermiston
Monday." While there he called on
McEntires are moving into their
new house on their ranch. They
have been occupying the Eck War
Chas. Wicklander has a new
Chevrolet car to use in his work
as grange organizer. His brother
George will look after the ranch.
J. L. Jenkins is home. They will
remain after several months ab
sence. Mr. Jenkins had his ranch
leased to Raymond Shane during
the past year.
ased from Mr. Launtz of Portland.
Shelby Graves was over from Lex
ington helping his parents move.
Mrs. D. W. Miller left Saturday
for Portland to visit her daughter
and friends for a fortnight
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Farley visited
Joe Curran at the hospital Satur
Edgar Hedgren who has been at
the Bates home for some time, has
gone to his home in La Grande.
Alec Wilson was over Sunday
from Heppner, a visitor at the Paul
Bob Harwood brought a load of
wheat up for John McEntire.
Paul Hatch is here from Beaver
ton for the week-end. Paul who is
an electrician is negotiating with
the city council to lease the city
light plant for a period of years.
Paul is a graduate of B. H. S.
The Myers and Falers were din
ner guests at the I. Skoubo home
Wednesday evening. They were
joined later by Mr. and Mrs. L. G.
Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Duggan, Mr.
and Mrs. P. M. Smith, R. Wasmer
and Aage Jensen, a young man re
cently arrived from Denmark.
The play, "Who's Crazy Now,"
that was given by the Hardman
high school was a great success. It
was well attended especially by out
of town people. The minstrel com
edy was verv successful
The Christmas pageant given by
the Hardman Sunday school Mon
day night was very successful. The
characters were dressed very beau
tifully, representing the dress at the
birth of Christ
Mrs. Percy Bleakman is home
during the Christmas vacation. Mrs.
Bleakman is teaching'near Banks.
The upper grades of the Hardman
school had a Christmas poster con
test Murl Farrens won first prize
for the best poster. The prize was
the well known picture, "At the End
of the Trail."
honor guests who were showered
day from Portland, where he had
been visiting with his grandmother,
Mrs. R. H. Stillwell.
Mrs. Retta Knighten returned
from La Grande last week. She has
been taking care of her sister, Mrs.
Lucy Glasscock who has had blood
poisoning in her hand.
The little son of Mrs. Ethel Mc
Daniel has been very ill with the
Mrs. Laura Ward and son Wil
fred from Portland are visiting with
friends and relatives here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Mahrt and
Leah are spending the Christmas
vacation in Portland.
Miss Juanita Leathers from Van
couver was a visitor in town Sat
urday. Ernest Cannon was transacting
business inr Heppner Friday.
Roy Ashbaugh, Retta Knighten
and Neal Knighten were visitors in
Published in the Interests of tho people of Heppner and vicinity by
THE TUM-A-LUM LUMBER CO., Phone 912
Heppner, Oregon December 19, 1989.
N. A. Clark of Eight Mile was a
visitor in the city on Saturday and
reports a fine lot of moisture which
is of much eneflt to the sown grain.
If it wasn't for the
trade you folks give us
we couldn't .continue
in business, that's all.
You just bet we are
mighty thankful for
your patronage during
To make our busi
ness of even greater
value and service to
you individually and
to the community at
large is going to be
our guiding principle
The past year may
have brouhgt its dis
appointment and trou
bles but let's not car
ry them over into this
year for we probably
will get some nice new
ones without even
looking for them.
A NEW YEAR!
Say, folks, if we had a
monopoly on happi-
She Swings a Sledge
, Mrs. Natalie Holt, the woman
blacksmith of Georgetown, Mass., ha
mounted her forge and anvil on a
motor truck and.goes ' from farm to
farm repairing too)s and machinery.
Fifty Years Ago
this month Thomas A. Edison
gave his first public demonstra
tion of lighting with incandes
cent lamps. Spcial trains were
run to Menlo Park, New Jersey,
to care for the crowds, who
wanted to see this wonderful new
No one man has ever given a
great people so wonderful a
Christmas gift. Today there is
scarcely a hamlet so small that
it does not receive electric ser
vice. There is no Christmas gift as
welcome today as some electrical
device for use in the home. Their
name is legion and there is some
thing within the reach of almost
Pacific Power and
D. HOBSON, the Livestock Auctioneer
of Granger, Washington, and
Dwight Misner of lone, Ore.
SALES CONDUCTED IN ANY STATE
OR COUNTY. For dates and terms wire
or write DWIGHT MISNER, IONE, ORE.
Speedy Ambulance Service
For the injured or sick, can be had, anytime,
day or night, by calling us.
Our ambulance is modernly equipped, pro
viding for the greatest possible comfort of the
patient, while being swiftly taken to medical aid.
Phelps Funeral Home, Phone 1332
New Year Features
SATURDAY AND MONDAY
December 28 and 30
LESLIE'S SALT WATER MAID RICE
Plain or Iodized Fancy Louisianna
2 lbs. Full Weight A 3-b- Sanitary bag AHA
Pkg IPC Bag Z7C
FRANCO AMERICAN LINDY BRAND
l's, Always Good f A Good Sweet Golden Corn
c" 1WC ?t, :.25c
MOTHER'S With China CHOCOLATE
Large 55 ox. Pkg. AQ. GHIRADELLI'S Ground
pkp; ...dOl' "Sfty Gear-ar-delly"
1-lb. can ft ft '
MINCED CLAMS Can 66C
Finest Clas Packed TOILET PAPER
l's Tall AQA WALDORF
CAMPBELL'S SOUP 3 p & r SQAp
TOMATO Qf JT & U &UA1
3 f0- White Naptha Tho Untver-
gal Favorite It's Simply a
SODA BISCUITS ' 4 Qn
snowflakes 5 bars M.OKs
Dalnty p Salted Wafers KARO SYRUP
Caddie o CJ Fure Corn syruP 5-b- Can
Dark Syrup, can, 41c
LVbt&kj Light Syrup, can, 46c
GOLDEN WEST - 1
Admitted the Best. PINEAPPLE
Made tn the West ROYAL TABU or Hillsdale
l ib. can A 7 Slightly Broken Rich and
Can TT I 1 Klpe, 2H's ft J
AFFILIATED BUYERS HOMINY
Highest Quality VAN CAMP'S
1 pound carton Q Indiana Fancy Bleached
Carton XOl -f Q
" Can JLdC
small white Offf, FLAPJACK FLOUR
2 pounds for....AU albers
MEXICAN RED ftfijj IjirKfi
3 pounds for....A4 Pkg AOX,
Wishing You a Happy, Prosperous New Year
ness and prosperity
we would certainly
pour out a mighty gen
erous share for you
WE COULD DO
The man in office
could do without one
meal a day, but he
would not like it. The
man on the farm
could get along with
out a seed drill or corn
planter he could do
his planting by hand.
And a woman could
get along without any
labor saving conven
iences in her kitchen.
We men folks never
hesitate to buy equip
ment that Willi save
time and work. Why
shouldn't we be as
considerate of our
wives as we are of
ourselves. A built-in
kitchen cabinet, new
floors and a coat or
two of fresh bright
paint on the wood
work is what she
wants and we have
Be careful of too
many New Year resolutions.
The man getting his
hair cut noticed that
the barber's dog had
his eyes fixed on his
master at work.
"Nice dog," said the
customer. "He seems
very fond of watching
you cut hair."
"'Taln't that," said
the barber. "You see,
sometimes I makes a
mistake and snips off
a piece of a custom
A Merry Christmas and a
Happy New Year is our greeting
May your Joys be unbounded.
We thank you for your pat
ronage of the past year and hope
that our friendships may con
tinue through the years to come.
GILLIAM & BISBEE
Sti ' tit v in I
A Definite Objed
Do not save money just for the
sake of saving. That isn't the idea
at all. Have a definte object. Then
thrift will have a new meaning to
Save to pay for a home; to give
the children an education; to take that
vacation you long for. Save to even
tually have an income from your in
vestments. Save to be able to start
in business for yourself. Have some
definite object in view you can at-.
tain it. Let our bank help you.
Fir National Bank