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About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 26, 1929)
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Carlson were
Gooseberry residents in the citv on
Monday doing some Christmas
shopping. Mr. Carlson reports a lot
of moisture out his way; in fact he
has no recollection of a season when
anything like as much moisture has
fallen in the same short space of
time. Rain came first, and then
snow to the depth of about six or
seven inches that has gradually
melted ana soaked into the ground
and is about all gone now. The out
look for the wheat is good at this
Miss Gladys Benge, who is an
instructor at Mills college, Oakland
Calif.,, where she is also taking spe
cial work, arrived home on Friday
' to be with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Eph Eskelson, during the mid-term
vacation. Miss Benge is enjoying
her work In the California colleg?,
an exclusive girls school, and she
likes living in the bay section of
the Golden state very much.
Elizabeth Phelps, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. M. Phelps, arrived home
Monday from Vancouver, Wash,
where she is teaching in the grade
schools. She will spend the Christ
mas holidays with her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. Phelps' son, Marshall, ar
rived home on Tuesday to spend
Christmas here. He is employed in
the oflice of Brooks-Scanlon Lum
ber company at Bend.
Robert Turner, son of Mr. and
Mis. Frank Turner, arrived from
Walla Walla the end of the week
to spend the Christmas holidays
with his parents. He will not have
an enjoyable vacation for the most
part because of a tonsllitis opera
tion which he underwent on Satur
day. Robert is a student at WHit
man college, being a sophomore this
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Christopher
son of lone were visitors here on
Monday, doing some Christmas
shopping. Mr. Chrlstopherson is
engaged in wheat farming south
west of lone and is rejoicing over
the fine prospects at this time.
There has been an abundance of
moisture In the shape of rain and
snow, all of which is soaking into
Miss Luola Benge, teacher In the
junior high school at Medford, ar
rived home Saturday evening to
spend two weeks vacation visiting
with her parents, Judge and Mrs.
R. L. Benge. Miss Benge was a
graduate from University of Ore
gon last June, and secured a posi
tion shortly thereafter with E. H.
Hedrick in the Medford schools.
Mr. and Mrs. I. A. Mather ariived
at Heppner on Sunday from Eu
gene and will spend the Christmas
holidays vlBiting at the home of
Mrs. Mather's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. P. Mahoncy. Mr. Mather is un
the faculty of the University of Ore
gon this year, doing research work,
and Mrs. Mather la an instructor
in one of the Eugene schools.
Mrs. G. A. Farrcns was in the
city Monday from her home at
Hardman. She reported the snow
all gone up that way, where there
was less of the beautiful than fell
in other parts of the county lower
down. While the lower country was
being treated to fog, their section
was enjoying beautiful sunshine.
Roland Humphreys, instructor in
the Medford high school under Supt
E. H. Hedrick, arrived home on Sat
urday and will spend his winter va
cation season with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Humphreys. Mr.
Humphreys reports that he is en
joying his work at Medford very
Reports from the timber belt are
to the effect that snow has about
all disappeared. At the forks of
Willow creek it Is all gone, the
warm chlnook wind melting It rap-Idly.
DRINK MORE MILK
Wise old Mother Nature made milk
for children. Into It she put every
thing needed for sustennnee, and in
the most easily assimilated form.
So, Drink More Milk. Let the
children have plenty. It If the
cheapest food you can buy.
Alfalfa Lawn Dairy
WIGHTMAN BROS., Props.
J. D. French reports no snow at
Gurdane so far this season, but the
rain has been coming along nicely
and range conditions are beginning
to improve. Mr. French was in
Heppner Saturday and states that
it was no easy matter getting to
town because of muddy roads a
part of the way. At the French
ranch all hands are busy feeding
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Olden were
Rhea creek people in town Friday
for several hours while attending
to some shopping and looking after
matters of business. Mr. Olden has
just recently disposed of the moun
tain ranch formerly belonging to
his brother, John Olden, to W. H.
Cleveland of this city. The land is
located in the vicinity of Parkers
Miss Maxine Gentry, daughter of
Eugene Gentry of Lexington, at
tended the installation ceremonies
of Masonic orders at Heppner on
Saturday evening, accompanying
her father and her grandmother,
Mrs. Sarah White. Miss Gentry Is
teaching in the schools of Coquille
this year, and she arrived home on
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Poulson de
parted early Sunday morning for
Eugene where they will spend the
holidays with the parents of Mrs.
Poulson. During his absence from
Heppner, Mr. Poulson will attend
the meeting of the State Teachers
association at Portland this week
Mrs. Bonnie Cochran departed for
her home at Portland on Sunday,
after spending a couple of weeks in
Heppner looking after her property
here. Harry Tamlyn and family
have leased Mrs. Cochran's resi
dence on Court street and have
moved there from the Reid apartments.
Nils Johnson, who farms out
north of Lexington, was looking af
ter business in Heppner on Friday.
He reports plenty of moisture and
roads are quite mipassable out his
way as a consequence and it was
with difficulty that he made it out
to the macadam highway.
Dr. and Mrs. Fred E. Farrior were
over from Pendleton on Saturday
evening to attend the installatoin
ceremonies of the Masonic bodies.
Dr. Farrior was the retiring High
Priest of Heppner Chapter No. 26,
R. A. M. They returned home fol
lowing the ceremonies.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner and
son Donald arrived on Monday eve
ning from their home at Salem, to
3pend the Christmas holidays with
relatives in Heppner. Traveling
from Salem by car, they found the
highway in good shape though quite
wet a part of the way.
The Misses Patricia Mahoney and
Marjorle Clark, University of Ore
gon students, arrived home from
Eugene on Friday. The young lad
ies will enjoy the Christmas holi
days with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. Mahoney and Mr. and
Mrs. M. D. Clark.
W. H. Instone and Walter Lurk-
or leave orders at
Phelps Grocery Co.
Home Phone 1102
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Ferguson Motor Co.
man were Butter creek stockmen In
the city on Saturday evening at
tending the Masonic installation.
Conditions of the range have been
somewhat improved by the recent
rains and snow, all of which settled
into the ground.
' Mrs. J. P. Conder and sons Jon
and Claude arrived from Eugene
on Friday to spend the Christmas
holidays with Dr. Conder and other
relatives here. While the boys are
taking work at the University of
Oregon, Mrs. Conder is keeping
house for them.
Wm. Kummerland, ranchman liv
ing in Clarks canyon, was looking
after business at Heppner on Tues
day. He is feeling quite pepped up
over the fine lot of moisture, which,
combined with the warm spell of
weather, is helping his wheat along
in good shape.
Mis3 Erma Duvall, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Duvall pf Lex
ington, rarived home Friday from
Eugene to spend the Christmas va
cation season with her parents. Miss
Duvall Is taking a course in dram
atics at the University of Oregon.
Tom Craig who farms out north
east of lone states that the ground
is quite thoroughly soaked. He is
now trying to do some plowing In
one of his Helds and finds the soil
too wet for good work. Wheat is
Terrelll Benge, son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Benge, is home for the
holidays . He is a freshman at Ore
gon State college, Corvallis.
Clair Cox, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Claude Cox, arrived home from Cor
vallsi on Friday. He is a freshman
at O. S. C.
Vawter Parker, who has been
taking extra work at University
of Oregon, arrived home Saturday
from Eugene to spend the holidays
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank S. Parker.
Miss Virginia Dix is spending the
holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. O. Dix, arriving home from
Walla Walla on Friday. She is at
tending St Paul's school In that
Warde Johnson, who for the past
month has been doing portrait work
with his studio in Hotel Heppner,
left here Sunday afternoon to spend
Christmas visiting in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Swift of
Athena are in the county to visit
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Swift and Mrs.
Swift's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
L. Copenhaver of Lexington.
NOTICE OF STOCKHOLDERS'
Notice is hereby given that there will
be a meeting of the stockholders of the
Farmers & Stockgrowern National Bank
of Heppner, Oregon, (,n the second
TueBday in January, 19:j'j (January 14,
1930), between the hours of 9:00 o'clock
a. m. and 4 :00 o'clock p. m. of said day,
for the purpose of electing directors,
and for the transaction of such other
business as may legally come before
E. D. HALLOCK. Cashier.
Dated this 17th day of December, 1929.
NOTICE OF LAND SALE.
By virtue of an order of the County
Court I am authorized and directed to
sell at public auction as provided by
law the following described tract or
parcel of land, at not less than the
minimum price nerein sot torth, to-wit
Southeast quarter of Section 34, Town
ship 2 North, Range 24 East of Will
amette Meridian. S169.C5.
Therefore, I will on tlie 28th day of
iecemoer, lua, ai i:au o ClocK F. M.,
sell at public auction the above describ
ed tract or parcel of land.
C. J. D. BAT MAN. Sheriff.
. and Welding
Now is the time to Inspect your plow
shares and machinery and to have necessary
sharpening done and repairs made in prepar
ation for spring work.
Agent for the
Wade Drag Saw
n aw j-i - - e i
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, Dec. 27-28:
Evelyn Brent and Jack Oakie in
with "Skeets" Gallagher and Gwen Lee. Sparkling, Smart Comedy,
from the stage smash-hit by Ring Lardner and George M. Cohan.
Also OUR GANG in "Holy Terror" and News
Reel. Children 20c Adults, 40c.
SUNDAY-MONDAY-TUESDAY, Dec. 29-30-31:
Warner Oland in
THE MYSTERIOUS DR. FU MANCHU
with Jean Arthur and Nell Hamilton. Danger, Mystery, Thrills
you'll never forget ALL TALKING.
Also Max Davdison two reel comedy WHEN
MONEY COMES. Children, 25c-Adults, 50c
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, January 1-2:
Jack Egan and Louise Fazenda in
THE BROADWAY HOOFER
A modern Jazz epic Rhythmic, Colorful, Diverting, Exotic. All U
Talking, Singing Romance of the Gay White Way. 11
Also Charlie Chase in LOUD SOUP, two reel S
comedy. Children, 25c Adults, 50c
COMING NEXT WEEK:
Lon Chaney in THUNDER, January 3-4.
BROADWAY SCANDALS, January 5-6.
There will be no shows Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday,
OWING TO UNCERTAINTY OF BOOKINGS
WE WILL NOT ISSUE A CALENDAR FOR
Watch the Gazette Times for Our Ads.
are repriced for
In Three Groups
Our buyers have already selected many of the new Spring
styles ... so we have put a new low price on these Winter
dresses for your immediate needs, to make room for the new
things when they arrive. You will find types for every occasion
in this extraordinary collection. . . . gracefully feminine af
ternoon and evening dresses as well as more tailored styles with
the new softer lines. Every dress is an authentic copy of the
fashion successes for this season. The new low prices offer you
an exceptional opportunity to buy several dresses at a fraction
of what you would expect to pay. Canton crepes, satin and
combinations of materials in black, brown and bright shades to
wear with Winter coats. Sizes for women, misses and juniors.
ur Winter Coats
At New Low Prices
Three repriced groups of Winter coats offer you
an exceptional opportunity to select one of this
season's fashion successes at a very small price.
Soon the new styles for Spring will be arriving
... so we have repriced these Winter coats to
make room for them. Each coat is smart . . .
a fashion highlight of this season ... all are
generously furred . . . such styles as the higher
waistline, the Princess effect, the flared skirt and
the tucked straighdine model are included in
sizes for women, misses and juniors.