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Volume 46, Number 50.
HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, FEB. 27, 1930
Subscription $2.00 a Year
draws 7 entries
Three Winners Eligible
To Meet in District
Games March 7-8.
FOUR GAMES SLATED
Pendleton to Draw Eight Teams
In Tournament to Determine
Champions of District
Seven high school basketball
squads and their coaches will be in
Heppner Friday and Saturday to
participate in the high school sub
district basketball tournament to be
staged at the Heppner high school
gymnasium. Teams to compete are
Umatilla, Boardman, Arlington, Fos
sil, lone, Heppner and Lexington.
The winenrs of the first three places
in the tournament will be eligible
to compete In the district champion
ship tournament to be held in Pen
dleton, March 7 and 8.
Adams, Stanfleld, Hermiston, He
lix, Echo, Athena and Weston are
also having their sub-district tour
nament in Helix Friday and Sat
urday. Winners of first three places
in this tourney, Pendleton high
school and McLaughlin high school
of Mllton-Freewater will be number
ed among the opponents of winners
of the local tournament, when the
district tournament is held in Pen
dleton. Umatilla will tattle Boardman at
7:30 o'clock Friday evening in the
first game of the tournament. This
will be followed by a game between
Heppner and lone at 8:30 o'clock.
Arlington and Fossil will be op
ponents on the court at 7:30 Satur
day night. The winner of the Hepp-ner-Ione
game Friday night will
meet Lexington at 8:30 o'clock Sat
urday night in the final game of the
The committee In charge of the
tournament predicts some close and
exciting games and urges that the
public support the games in order
that the expenses of the visiting
teams may be well taken care of.
During their stay here the players
and their coaches will be quartered
at Hotel Heppner.
Season tickets have been placed
on sale for one dollar each.' These
will admit an adult to all four
games of the tournament Sale of
these was started Monday by the
school children. Adult admission
on either night will be 75 cents.
High school students will be charg
ed 50 cents and grade school pupils
For Telegraphic Match
Members of the Heppner Rod and
Gun club practiced last Sunday in
preparation for competition in the
Oregon state telegraphic trapshoot
lng tournament sponsored by The
Oregonlan. About ten members
were out for the practice. Dr. A.
D. McMurdo broke 24 birds twice.
This feat was duplicated by Chas.
Latourell, who also shot two flights
of 25 each. Ben Patterson made a
perfect score by breaking 25 birds.
The club will practice again at
11 o'clock Sundav morning, and
those Interested In shooting wheth
er members of the club or not, are
asked to turn out. Five men will
represent Heppner on The Oregon
lan team. If some of the shooters
who are not members of the club
make a good showing they will have
a good opportunity to make the
team, according to Chas. L.atouren
The first matches In the state tel
egraphic shoot begin Sunday, but
the local club has not received word
that It will be one of the competl-
tors. Three teams will compete
each Sunday, and before the tour
ney ends, each team will have shot
against each otner team enterea
Twenty-six teams In all have enter
ed. Announcement was received to
day that the Heppner Rod and Gun
club would compete Sunday against
North Bend, Collins Park of Pen
dleton, Bend and Coquille In the op
ening matches of the qualifying
round of the tournament. The first
25 birds shot at will count as the
score against each of the opposing
Pioneer Settler Dies
.Peter Bauernflend of Ritter, 79,
died in St Mary's hospital at Walla
Walla, Wash., Tuesday evening at 5
o'clock. He had been admitted to
the hospital soon after the first of
the year and had undergone a pros
tate gland operation. Ho appeared
to be making rapid recovery when
he had a relapse, resulting in his
Mr. Bauernflend was born In Wis
consin but was an early settler in
Morrow county, for he located near
Cecil when but a young man. His
funeral will be held in Arlington at
the Methodist church at 2 o'clock
CLUB TLANS ELECTION,
The Cheer club of the Eastern
Star will meet aftor the regular
meeting of the Eastern Star Friday
nltrht In the Masonic temple for the
purpose of electing officers, accord
ing to an announcement made by
Mrs. E. R. Huston, secretary.
ELKS ARE FETED
AT BIG PROGRAM
Washington's Birthday Occasion
Of Celebration by Members,
Ladles of Local Lodge.
Saturday, Washington's birthday,
was a gala day for Heppner Elks
lodge No 358, for a dance was held
in the evening and Elks and their
ladies were entertained at programs
during the afternoon.
More than 300 were in attendance
at the dance in the evening, a num
ber of the lodgemen and their ladies
coming from points as far distant
as Condon, Monument and Pendle
ton. The dance was the lodge's an
nual formal. A colorful scene was
created by the variety of formal
gowns worn by the women taking
part in the dance. The hall was
decorated with a canopy of multi
colored streamers and Chinese lan
terns overhead. Purple and white
streamers, dropped from a pergola
like setting that surrounded the
dance floor added to the beauty of
the decorative motif. The letters
BPOE in purple and white and an
elk head appearing in the center of
a clock and located at the east end
of the hall completed the decorative
Favors in the form of balloons,
fans and noise-makers were dis
tributed during the progress of the
dance. Music for the occasion was
provided by Pat's Six Aces of The
Dalles. A lunch was served contin
uously during the dance.
During the afternoon wives and
ladies of the Elks were entertained
at a bridge party held at the Ma
sonic temple. Eight tables of bridge
were in play. Prizes for high scores
went to Mrs. Gay M. Anderson and
Mrs. W. H. Cleveland. Refresh
ments of salad, sandwiches, dough
nuts and coffee were served the
guests. Hostesses for the event were
wives of officers of the lodge. Those
serving in this capacity were Mrs.
Earl Gordon, Mrs. La Verne Van
Marter, Mrs. Paul Gemmell, Mrs.
Garnet Barratt, Mrs. Dean T. Good
man, Mrs. David Wilson and Mrs.
Members of the lodge were amus
ed during the afternoon at open
house at the club moms. Boxing
matches ' were staged and other
forms of entertainment provided. A
bounteous lunch was provided for
the hungry lodgemen.
Grange Will Produce
Play, "Cyclone Sally"
Members of the Lexington grange
are now practicing the play, "Cy
clone Sally," which is to be present
ed in the Lexington school auditor
ium, Friday, March 14. The produc
tion is under the direction of Mrs.
Emma Peck, lecturer of the grange.
The story of the play: When a
somewhat opinionated young man,
olanninsr to marry a girl for her
money meets a masquerading girl,
and the obstacle of two conflicting
wills, both of which are valid, things
are sure to happen and they do.
The part of Jack Webster, owner
of the Webster estate is taken by
Elmer Palmer; and opposite him as
Sally Graham or "Cyclone Sally" is
Alice Montgomery. Ellis Moyer will
be seen in the role of Reggie Man
ners, a young Englishman, and an
adept at plucking peaches. Jim Jer
kins, who is not discouraged, al
though he has been courting for 20
years, is Joe Thornburg. The ob
ject of Jim's persistence is Mrs.
Harry Duvall as Jenny Thatcher.
Russell Wright takes the part of
Willie Clump, Sue Bascom's beau
and the world's eighth wonder. Viv
ian Vernon, the belle of Cedar Point,
is played by Helen Falconer. Edith
Miller Is seen as Effle Varden, a
cute little neighbor, and the part of
Ruth Thatcher, a peach Reggie
would pick, is taken by Ruth Din
ges. METHODIST CHURCH.
The revival meetings will con
tinue throughout next week. The
attendance has increased and great
er interest Is shown from night to
night. Sunday evening Rev. Mr.
Canaday will tell the story of his
conversion. Don't miss hearing it.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school, 11 a. m.
preaching, message by Rev, Mr.
Canaday, 6:30 p. m. Epworth Lea
gue, 7:30 p. m. evangelistic services.
BOOK WORMS MEET.
The Book Worms, women's local
book study club, met Tuesday eve
ning at the home of Mrs. Alva
Jones. Ten members were present
to listen to the discussion of "Cor
onet" by Komroff, which was led
by Mrs. Spencer Crawford. Mrs.
Jones served a lunch of sherbet,
cookies and coffee to those attend
ing. PROPERTY CONVEYED.
Edna L. Slocum of Portland con
veyed to Sara E. McNamer of
Heppner, fractions of lots located
in the Heppner block bounded by
May, Chase and Center streets and
the county road, according to a deed
filed Friday at the Morrow county
clerk's office. This property Is lo
cated near the courthouse.
SHERIFF'S SALE OF ABANDON
Notice la hereby given that at
Hardman, Oregon, on Thursday,
March the sixth, I will sell twenty-
three head of abandoned horses,
whose descriptions and brands may
be found on notices posted In the
Postofllce, the Court House, and the
C. J, D. BAUMAN, Sheriff.
CHARTER NIGHT SET
FOR HEPPKER LIOIVS
Committeemen for Event
Of March 15 Named
At Monday Lunch.
DISCUSS HOME TRADE
Welcome Signs of Club Will be
Placed at Entrances to City
On Main Highway.
Saturday, March 15, was definitely
set as "Charter Night," by the Hepp
ner Lions club at its regular lunch
eon Monday noon. Russell Pratt,
chairman of charter night commit
tee, appointed sub-committees on
the recommendation of various
chairmen as follows:
Program, entertainment, stunts:
C. W. Smith chairman, Stanley Rea
vis, Frank Turner, David Wilson,
Jasper Crawford, C. L. Sweek.
Dance: Gay M .Anderson chair
man. Invitation: Paul Marble chairman,
Stanley Reavis, Walter Moore and
Dance features: W. R. Poulson
chairman, James Cash and Marlin
Banquet and banquet hall: Al
Rankin chairman, John Hiatt and
The club authorized the purchase
of two Lions signs to be placed on
the Oregon-Washington highway at
the entrances on the north and east
sides of the city. These signs which
will extend the welcome of the
Lions club to visitors of the city
will be made by George Stephens
of Arlington. Purchase of a cup
for the Morrow county spelling con
test to be held in Heppner, April 5,
was also authorized.
Much time at the luncheon was
taken up by a "trade at home" dis
cussion, in which the consensus of
opinion expressed was that home
products should be sponsored where
quality and service justify it The
matter of helping home concerns
as individual projects was left in
the hands of the trade-at-home com
mittee for thorough consideration.
O. B. Spaulding, members of the
Arlington Lions club and a visitor
at the luncheon, responded to Pres
ident C. L. Sweek's Introduction.
Brown Grants Option
On Sale of Warehouse
A. B. Robertson of Condon, W. A.
Clark of Portland and J. A. Funk of
Hood River, were given an option
on the Brown warehause by Frank
R. Brown last Thursday. It is prob
able that the property will be sold
and possession taken by the new
interests April 1.
Mr. Robertson has been in the
warehouse business in Condon for
Many years and he will continue to
control his business there even
though the local property Is ac
quired. Mr. Clark and Mr. Funk
have been visiting Morrow county
buying wool for Howell, Jones and
Donald of Boston, for a number of
years. Mr. Funk will manage the
new concern, which is to be known
as the Heppner Trading company
When Mr. Brown took charge of
the warehouse in 1923, sales for
that year were $16,000. During the
past year, 1929, total sales were
$190,000. After school closes this
spring the Brown family expects to
move close to some college town,
so that the children may be at home
frequently while attending college
"WHY OF FOREIGN MISSIONS.'
There will be an offering for for
eign missions at the Bible school
hour and the morning sermon will
deal with that subject as well. The
morning worship period at the
Church of Christ is always centered
about the table of our Lord in com
memoration of His death and in
view of His coming again.
The sermon topic for the evening
hour of worship will be, "Down
Bible BChool 9:45, morning wor
ship at 10:50, Christian Endeavor
at 6:45, evening worship 7:30. j
welcome to all.
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister,
LEXINGTON P. T. A. MEETS.
The Lexington Parent Teachers
association held its regular meeting
Tuesday. Talks were given by Rev
Stanley Moore of Heppner, and Miss
Edith Stallard, Morrow county
nurse. Talks on are were given
by Mrs. LaVllla Howell and Mrs,
Lester White, members of the
school faculty. Pupils of Miss Hel
en Wells entertained with a dram
atization of "Alice in Wonderland."
CONTEST DATA SOUGHT.
Pupils of the Heppner grade
school have been busy this weok
obtaining information to be used in
writing essays In the contest deal
ing with butter substitutes. The
work Is being given in connection
with the pupils' regular classes In
the study of hygiene and agricul
ture. EQUIPMENT INSTALLED.
Equipment for electro-therapeutic
treatment was Installed in the new
ofllces of Dr. A. B. Gray In the
Heppner hotel building Monduy and
Tuesday by Mr. Jennings of the
Hoag X-Ray company of Spokane,
Boxing Bouts Staged
At Pavilion Saturday
The main event battle between
Peck McClaskie of The Dalles, 165
pounds and Sailor Jimmle Ryan of
Pendleton, 165 pounds, was a short
winded affair, on a card at the Fair
pavilion Saturday night promoted
by Russell Wright for the Heppner
Boxing commission. It ended In the
second round when Fred Hoskina of
Rhea creek, referee, made a deci
sion of "no fight" McClaskie was
on the aggressive In the sparring
of the first round. Ryan took one
on the chin in the second and was
down for eight counts. After re
suming the fight he fell to the floor
unhit, and rolled under the ropes.
He had evidently hurt his knee In
the previous fall, and could not sup
port his weight on it After this
fall, Hoskins made the decision that
ended the fight
"Spin" McClaskie of The Dalles,
133 pounds, won from Harold Ahalt
of lone, 135 pounds, in the second
round with a knockout The bat
tling was slow in the first round
and was marked by much infight
ing. Ahalt went to the floor twice
when hit on the button, being saved
until the second round by the bell.
Gerald Swaggart of Heppner, 147
pounds, and Jimmie Smith of The
Dalles, 145 pounds, battled four
rounds to a draw in a fray that
was the cream of Saturday night's
card. The boys showed plenty of
action during all four rounds. Bat
tling Copenhaver of Lexington, 135
pounds and Hector Wicklander of
Boardman, 144 pounds, fought to a
draw in the four-round curtain
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bowker have
returned to Heppner after spending
the winter visiting in the east and
in California. They spent the last
several months with Mrs. Bowker's
sons in Los Angeles. They will be
in town for a few days before going
to their ranch in Clark's canyon.
During their absence their ranch
was in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Har
rison. O. B. Spaulding, representing
Spaulding Cleaners of Arlington
was looking after business here on
Monday. He was a luncheon guest
at the meeting of the Lions club,
being a member of that organiza
tion in his home town.
All Saint's Episcoril church will
have a waffle and sausage supper In
the Parish House Shrove Tuesday,
March 4, beginning at 6:30. Mem
bers and friends of the church are
invited to bring their families and
enjoy a happy evening of fellow
ship. Walter Farrens of Hardman is
staying at the Stacy Roberts resi
dence so that he can have frequent
medical treatments for an attack of
sciatica that has been bothering
him. Mrs. Farrens is here with
Mrs. Elsie Stevenson of The Dal
les, who has been ill for six weeks
following a fall in which she receiv
ed injuries to her back, is reported
on the way to recovery. Mrs. Stev
enson has many friends in Heppner.
Mrs. John Hiatt and her mother,
Mrs. William McFerrin, motored to
Walla Walla Tuesday to see Mrs,
McFcrrin's sister, Mrs. Mary Jeans,
who is critically ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Gay M. Anderson
drove to Freewater Monday to at
tend the funeral rites of Mrs. Wal
ter Gordon, sister of Mrs. Charles
John McMillan of Lexington
brought his son Lester .to Heppner
Wednesday to give him the benefit
of medical attention.
Will Carty. who is employed on
the R. A. Thompson ranch, came
to Heppner Wednesday to receive
Mrs. Celsus Koithley of Pendleton
arrived in Heppner Tuesday expect
ing to visit for several days with
Mrs. Jeff Jones.
Born at Heppner hospital, Friday,
Feb. 21, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. Har
lan Devin, an 8 '4 pound boy.
R. B. Rice, owner of the Artesian
Well farm near Lexington, was
Heppner visitor Saturday.
Mrs. William R. Poulson was con
fined to her home Tuesday with an
attack of Influenza.
Joe Devine, Lexington wheatrals-
er. was a visitor in this city on
E. W. Chrsitopherson and wife of
lone were visitors In Heppner on
Emil Johnson, garage man, was
down from Hardman on Friday.
G1KLS TO PLAY.
The town girls basketball team
will battle the I'matllla town girls
sextet on the high school gymnas
ium door at 7:30 o'clock this eve
ning. The affair promises to be an
interesting fray, for Umatilla won
by the small margin of 19-17 In a
game played at Umatilla last Thurs
day. SON IS BORN.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bauernflend
of Morgan are the proud parents of
an 8 pound son, born on Saturday,
February 22, at Heppner hospital.
The young man has been given the
name of Martin Gene.
WHEAT MART DATA
'. J. Wilmer, President of
To Address Meet.
SEEK LOCAL MARKET
Producers Urged to Join Coopera
tive By Roy Ritner, Former Head
Of Wheat Association.
A meeting to make arrangements
for the starting of a local marketing
unit for the cooperative marketing
of wheat under the plan authorized
by the Federal Farm board, will be
held at Lexington in the Odd Fel
lows hall on Saturday night, March
8. F. J. Wilmer of Rosalia, Wash.,
state senator and president of the
North Pacific Grain Growers cor
poration and a director of the Far
mers' National Grain corporation,
will be the principal speaker at this
meeting which is sponsored by the
Eastern Oregon Wheat league. John
Withycombe of Arlington, president
Much interest in the formation of
local marketing organization is
being shown by Morrow county
wheat producers. Many were in at
tendance at the meeting addressed
by Samuel R. McKelvie, grain mem
ber of the Federal Farm board, in
Arlington, February 13. At that
meeting the board's cooperative
plan was approved by Roy Ritner,
former president of the Eastern
Oregon Wheat league and director
of the Pacific Northwest Grain
growers. He urged those at the
meeting to give their support to
the forming of locals under the
Growers interested in learning
more of the board's marketing plan
are urged to attend. Mr. Wilmer
has been in close contact with the
national and regional cooperatives
and will be prepared to give first
hand information even to fine de
tails of the local cooperatives. Cop
ies of the contracts to be signed by
producers signing up with the local
will be available.
Minstrel Show to Aid
Charity Work of Elks
The minstrel show which is to be
presented by the Pendleton lodge of
Elks is getting well under way and
the boys will strut their stuff Thurs
day night, March 6, at the Rivoli
It's going to be a wow say those
who have attended the rehearsals.
Much has been accomplished in the
short time the chorus ha3 been re
hearsing and this year's show will
surpass any minstrel show hereto
fore presented by the Pendleton
This might be called an "Annual
Charity Minstrel Show" for the pro
ceeds derived from the show are
turned over to the charity fund of
the lodge, which funds are expended
for charitable work only. Elks
lodges all over the United States
rae noted for the charitable work
they do in their own respective com
munities, and Pendleton lodge as
well as other Elks lodges, are fore
most in charitable work among fra
ternal organizations, says James
Larsen, publicity manager for the
Many tuneful numbers consisting
of southern melodies and the latest
song hits from Broadway will be
presented in true professional style.
Harmony is what these boys have
most of and the boys are running
true to form. Such old stars as Roy
Buchanan, Ed (Ole) Olson, Nat
Kimball and Bert Jerard are re
hearsing secretly in order to present
something new in jokes and songs
that will be sure-fire hits.
The cast includes 50 voices, in
cluding eight end men and four so
loists. The second part includes
skits, vaudeville acts, music and tap
dancing. In all the show is bigger
and better in every way. A full
night of clean, wholesome enter
tainment is assured all those who
wend their way to the Elks minstrel
show, March 6, at the Rivoli thea
ter, Pendleton, says Larscn. Seat
sale opens at the Rivoli theater,
Sunday, March 2.
METHODISTS TO MEET.
Several hundred laymen and
preachers, representing all churches
in the eastern Oregon district, win
gather in Arlington on March 9 to
hear some of the most outstanding
speakers of the Methodist church in
an all day district men's council.
The team of speakers is making a
tour of Arizona, California, Idaho,
Nevada, Oregon and Washington.
AUXILIARY TO MEET.
The Heppner unit of the Ameri
can Legion auxiliary will celebrate
"past president s night at its meet
ing at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening
at LeKion hall. A number of can
didates arc to be initiated. Host
esses for the meeting will be Mrs.
Paul Marble and Mrs. Charles W.
HARDMAN LOTS SOLD.
A deed filed at the oillcc of the
Morrow county clerk, February 15,
showed the sale of two town lots
located on Second street In Hard
man by C. A. Repass to J. A. Miller
for a consideration of $50.
IN RAID MONDAY
John Hottman Arrested on Charge
Of Manufacture of Liquor
By Morrow Officers.
John Hottman was arrested on a
charge of manufacture of Intoxicat
ing liquor during a raid conducted
by C. J. D. Bauman, Morrow county
sheriff, and Elbert Cox and S. P.
Devin, deputy sheriffs, Monday
night. A 40-gallon still, a gasoline
burner, eight 50-g?llon barrels of
mash and nearly 30 gallons of
moonshine were seized at the scene
of alleged operations by the de
The officers began the search at
about 10:30 o'clock in the evening
and were most of the night locating
the plant. The equipment and the
alleged operator were detected by a
noise made by operation of the gas
oline burner. The plant was located
on Willow creek about 16 miles
from Heppner and about 300 yards
east of Stagger Inn camp.
Hottman was arraigned before
Justice E. R. Huston late Tuesday
afternoon. He made a plea of "not
guilty." His bail was set at $2500.
He was being held in custody at the
Morrow county jail Wednesday be
cause of failure to raise his bail.
Hottman was involved in a liquor
case here about four years ago but
was acquitted of the charge.
Teachers Make Plans
For Meeting April 25
The program for the Morrow
county teachers' institute to be In
lone, April 25, has been tentatively
arranged, according to Mrs. Lucy
Rodgers, Morrow county school su
perintendent. An exhibit of school
work done by students in the grade
and high schools of the county is
expected to occupy an important
place in the one-day institute.
Invitations have been extended
H. E. Inlow, president of the East
ern Oregon Normal school at La
Grande, and a member of the state
department of public instruction,
to address the Institute. It Is hoped
that James Burgess, former super
intendent of the Heppner schools,
will be delegated by the state de
partment to be its representative.
Members of the faculties of a
number of Morrow county schools
will be Included on the speaking
program. Two round-table discus
sions are to be held, one for high
school instructors and one for grade
scnool teacners. Tne former will
be led by William R. Poulson, and
the latter by Mrs. Lillian Turner.
An invitation is extended the public
to attend the institute.
Scout Movement Backed
By Lexington Grangers
Eight candidates were initiated
into membership In the Lexington
grange, when that organization met
Saturday evening. The Boy Scout
movement is now being sponsored
by the grange. A committee was
appointed to select a scoutmaster.
Serving on this committee were
Mrs. Lawrence Reaney, Warren
Blakely and Harry Dinges, who ap
pointed Adrian Bechdolt scoutmas
ter. The appointment was accept
ed by Mr. Bechdolt
The grange endorsed the "deben
ture plan," and instructed its sec
retary to write the Oregon senators
of this endorsement. A lunch of
sandwiches, cake and coffee w
served following the meeting.
Residents of Heppner who plan to
remove limbs from trees adjacent
to electric lines of the Pacific Power
and Light company are asked by
Paul Marble, Heppner manager, to
notify the local office before start
ing the work. There Is considerable
danger of accident to those doing
the trimming and others from bro
ken live wires, according to Mr.
Marble, who will send a represent
ative of the company to oversee the
work to prevent injury to either
persons or property.
HERMISTON DEBATERS WIN.
Hermiston high school debaters
won both debates from Heppner
high school Tuesday night. Earl
Thomson and Theodore Thomson,
affirmative debaters, met the Her
miston negative team here. Fletcher
Walker and Duane Brown, of the
Heppner negative team, went to
Hermiston accompanied by James
T. Lumley. The teams are being
coached by Miss Elizabeth Gallo
way. TAX COLLECTOR HERE.
Fred Pigg, deputy collector of
Internal revenue, arrived here Mon
day and established headquarters
at the office of the county treasurer
in order to aid Morrow county res
idents In preparing their income tax
returns. Mr. Pigg will continue with
the work locally until Friday after
Rev. Stanley Moore, Missionary-in-Charge.
Church school at 9:45
o'clock. Celebration of the Lord's
Supper and sermon at 11. Young
Peoples fellowship at 6 p. m. at the
"Work out your own salvation. .
for it is God that worketh in you.'
SIREN TESTS PLANNED.
The fire siren will be sounded at
noon on the first and fifteenth days
of each month as a test, according
to S. P. Devin, fire chief.
SO ODD FELLOWS
Umatilla, Morrow County
By Visiting Men.
PIERCE NEW LEADER
Hermiston Degree Team Awarded
Permanent Possession of Trophy
For Excellent Work.
More than 250 Odd Fellows from
Umatilla and Morrow counties were
in attendance at the sixteenth an
nual district convention of the order
in Heppner all day Saturday, all of
the program, except the noon lun
cheon and banquet In the evening
being in the high school auditorium.
The luncheon and banquet were
served in the Odd Fellows building.
The meeting was called to order
and opened by officers of Willow
lodge No. 66 of Heppner shortly af
ter 10 o'clock Saturday morning.
The following district officers were
then seated: A. J. Chaffee, presi
dent; J. M. Wright vice president;
D. W. Davis, secretary; Joe Bailey,
treasurer; Lee Howell, warden; W.
O. Staver, inner guard; Walter
Swagger, outer guard, and W. T.
Reeves, chaplain. S. E. Notaon, N.
G., gave the address of welcome,
which was responed to by S. F.
Bowman, P. N. G., of Pendleton.
Regular business of the lodge was
handled until noon, when the lodge
men adjourned to the Odd Fellows
building for a luncheon served by
San Souci Rebekah lodge.
Band Leads Parade.
A parade formed at the Odd Fel
lows building, led by the Pendleton
I. O. O. F. band, marched to the
high school auditorium at 1:15' o'
clock in the afternoon. Fourteen of
the 17 lodges having delegates at
the convention made their reports.
The regular business of the after
noon was then dispensed with.
A musical program under the di
rection of Miss Kate Francis Ede,
music director of the Heppner
schools, was presented. Solos were
given by Miss Annabel Turner and
Miss Donna Brown. Two numbers
were sung by the boys' glee club.
Those forming the group were Ed
die Kenny, Duane Brown, John
Franzen, Earl Thomson, William
Cox, Homer Hayes and Gay Ander
son. The Pendleton delegation fre
quently furnished music during the
Rev. W. W. Head of lone gave the
address of the afternoon. The Invi
tation of Hermiston lodge to have
the 1931 district convention in that
city was accepted by the lodgemen.
This meeting will be the last Satur
day of February next year.
Fierce Named President
O. C. Pierce was elected president
of the organization for the coming
year. Other officers elected were
George Ely of Morgan, vice presi
dent; D. W. Davis of Echo, secre
tary; Joe Bailey of Pendleton, trea
surer. The San Souci Rebekah lodge
served a banquet to the visitors at
6 o'clock in the evening. The past
grand degree was staged at 7:30
The third degree was exemplified
by teams from Hermiston, Stanfleld
and Echo, the former winning per
manently the cup offered for the
best work. The Odd Fellows offi
cial button was awarded to Indiv
idual officers of the various teams
for best carrying out the work of
his station. These awards were to
G. L. Hughes of Hermiston, priest
of the initiatory degree; Curtis Si
mons of Hermiston, past grand; D.
W. Davis of Echo, priest of the first
degree; Charles Rees of Echo, con
ductor; Paul Miller of Hermiston,
inner guard; George McDowell of
Echo, priest of the second degree;
W. T. Reeves of Stanfleld, chaplain;
W. E. Logan of Hermiston, priest
of the third degree; Cecil Warner of
Hermiston, noble grand, and G. L.
Dunning of Stanfleld, warden. Jud
ges for the contest were Frank R.
Brown of Heppner, Lee Howell of
lone, and Frank Whetstone of Pen
Serving on the reception commit
tee of the district convention were
R. L. Benge, Ed Bristow, Lee How
ell, F. R. Brown, Albert Adkins, J.
J. Wightman, A. J. Knoblock, R.
C. Phelps and George Ely.
Women's Club to Meet
Friday at Legion Hall
A large attendance is requested
of members of the Heppner Wo
men's club at its meeting Friday
afternoon at 2 o'clock In the Amer
ican Legion hall. A number of bus
iness matters of Importance are to
be passed on.
Numbers included on the program
are: vocal solo by Miss Kate Fran
cis Ede. reading by Mrs. Paul Gem
mell. piano duet by Phyllis Jones
and Nancy Cox, book report by Mrs.
Ernest E. Clark, and book report
by Mrs. Glen C. Jones.
GRANGE TO DANCE.
Members of Lexington grange
will meet at tho Leach Memorial
hall Friday night to enjoy a dance.
Music will bo furnished by the Wil
lows grange. An Invitation is ex
tended to members of the grange In
other communities to attend. A pot
luck supper will be Berved.