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Volume 47, Number 11.
Subscription $2.00 a Year
Diplomas Will Be Given
30 at Commencement
Local High School.
Graduates Plan Advanced Work In
Schools of Higher Learning
With Coming of Fall.
Dr. D. V. Poling, director of radio
station KOAC, Oregon State college,
Corvallis, will deliver the com
mencement address for the Hepp
ner high school graduating class,
the class of 1930, this evening at the
high school auditorium. Dr. Poling
won many friends during the world
war as a leader of mass singing at
army training camps. Later he was
appointed secretary of the Y. M. C.
A. at the college, which work he
continued until accepting the pas
troship of the First Presbyterian
church of Albany. He has been with
his present work for more than a
year. Many who have heard Dr.
Poling speak declare Heppner for
tunate to have him present the com
mencement address.
Thirty to Graduate.
Thirty seniors will be presented
diplomas by Charles Thomson,
school board chairman. In the class
are 17 girls and 13 boys. A number
of the graduating students plan to
continue their education by enroll
ing in colleges and universities in
the fall. Others will immediately
take up the earning of a livelihood,
while some are undecided as to
what their future endeavors will be.
Miss Mary Beamer will play
"Marche Hongroise," Henri Kowal
ski, as the opening number of the
commencement program. Milton W.
Bower, pastor of the Church of
Christ will give the Invocation. The
boys' glee club will be heard singing
"Uncle Rome," Homer. Earl Gor
don, member of the class of 1918 will
present the Norton Winnard mem
orial cup to the winner, who as yet
has not been announced. The high
school chorus will sing "The Kerry
Dance," Molloy. W. R. Poulson, su
perintendent of Heppner shools,
will present the class of 1930.
Class Members Named.
Members of the graduating class
are Daisy Albee, Jane Allstott,
Mary Beamer, Margaret Becket,
Katherine Bisbce, Martha Driscoll,
Mildred Hanna, Julia Harris, Marie
Kirk, Anna McDaid, Ellen Morgan,
Harriet Morgan, Erma Schultz, Ev
elyn Swindig, Teresa Breslin, Doris
Hiatt, Louise Langdon, Duane
Brown, Howard Evans, Cornett
Green, Homer Hayes, Charles Hen
ry, Roy Holcomb, Robert Jones,
John Parker, Henry Robertson,
Gerald Swaggart, Rod Thomson,
Nolan Turner and Fletcher Walker.
With the beginning of fall a num
ber of the graduates will begin ad
vanced work. Katherine Bisbee
plans to study physical education
at the University of Oregon, Eu
gene. Martha Driscoll will take up
nurse's training at St. Anthony's
hospital, Pendleton. Harriet Mor
gan has similar plans, but will be
at Pacific Christian hospital, Eu
gene. Fletcher Walker is to enter
Willamette university, Salem. Du
ane Brown is going to Oregon State
college, Corvallis. Evelyn Swindig
and Mary Beamer plan to attend
business college in Portland.
Loans on Wheat Given
To Growers of County
Loans amounting to nearly $7500
have been paid to members of the
Morrow County Grain growers by
the North Pacific Grain growers.
Applications for loans from the lo
cal marketing unit to the regional
amount to approximately $75,000,
but loans on this amount which re
main unpaid are being held up
pending the furnishing of satisfac
tory bond by the elevators where
tne wneat is stored.
The loans which have been made
In the county have been made to
members who have their wheat at
the Independent Warehouse com'
pany of Lexington. The net loans
to the growers have been from 87
cents to 91V4 cents per busnci
which is above the present market
price of wheat. The amount stated
above is the actual amount me iar-
mer has received after deductions
have been made for Insurance, in
terest, grading and also a deduction
of two cents per bushel that will be
returned the grower, if the grade
has been correctly established.
Summer round-up clinics will be
held in many communities of the
countyi Children from six months
to two years of age, as well as
those who will enter school for the
first time this fall will be given
physical examinations. Heppner
physicians will asBisi wim me worn,
Dates or the clinics win De announc
ed later. Persons desiring lnforma
tion about them should communl
cate with Miss Edith Stallard, coun
ty nurse.
The Heppner American Legion
post will meet at 8 o'clock Mondny
evening In the American Legion
Conclaves to be Held by Specialists
In 29 Oregon Cities to Aid
Merchants Who Attend.
Business institutes, which carry
the latest developments in commer
cial practice to merchants, much as
agricultural extension specialists
carry new methods to farmers, have
been scheduled for 29 cities includ
ing Heppner for this summer. The
business institute will convene here
August 6 and 7. The institutes are
a joint project of the school of com
merce of Oregon State college, col
lege extension service and the Ore
gon Retail Merchants association.
This is the third season for the
institutes which have met with in
creasing popularity. Two years ago
six sessions were held; last year 18
cities cooperated and this year re
quests came from 29 cities. Most
of these cities cooperate with neigh
boring communities in making the
meetings county-wide.
The Bame staff as formerly will be
in charge again. H. T. Vance, head
of courses in merchandising, will
handle advertising and salesman
ship. E. E. Bosworth, head of the
accounting department, will be in
charge of business management in
the institutes, and O. F. Tate, sec
retary of the retail merchants as
sociation, will discuss store man
agement. The first institute is at Albany,
June 30 to July 1. Other cities on
the schedule which ends September
5, are Cottage Grove, Roseburg,
Grants Pass, Medford, Ashland,
Klamath Falls, Lakeview, Burns,
Ontario, Baker, La Grande, Enter
prise, Pendleton, Arlington, The
Dalles, Redmond, Bend, Toledo, Til
lamook, McMinnville, Hillsboro, Or
egon City, Newberg, Salem, Inde
pendence, Hood River and Corval
lis. County Nurse States
Dates for Child Clinics
Child health clinics will be con
ducted in various parts of the coun
ty during June as a part of the
child health and infant welfare
work which will occupy the time
of Miss Edith Stallard, county
nurse, this summer. The motto ad
opted by her in her work is "Keep
the Well Baby Well."
The first clinic will be at Hard-
man Monday, with the one at Al
pine following Tuesday. At these
clinics and all others except the
ones held in Heppner, children from
six months to school age will be
examined. It is especially urged that
mothers who will have children en
tering school for the first time next
fall bring their children to the
A clinic will be held in the office
of Dr. A. D. McMurdo in Heppner
Wednesday, with another for Hepp
ner to be at Dr. A. B. Gray's office
Thursday. Mothers bringing their
children to Heppner clinics, may
have their choice of these two phy
sicians. At the Heppner clinics,
children from six months to two
years, and those who will enter the
first grade in school next fall will
be examined.
Other clinics on the schedule are
Lexington, June 5; lone, June 9, and
Boardman, June 10. Pine City chil
dren will go to the Alpine clinic,
and Irrigon children to Boardman.
All the children except those in
Heppner will be in the school build
ings at the towns stated.
The clinics will begin promptly
at 9 o'clock in the morning. Mothers
are requested to bring a bag to put
their baby's clothing in, while the
examination is being made, and also
a towel to wrap the child in while
waiting for the examination. Later
in the summer, the babies will be
weighed again, and advice given
about proper feeding.
Heppner Nine Winners
In Arlington Fray, 7-5
The Heppner baseball team which
had not previously won a game in
the Wheatland league this season
upset the dope Sunday when it jour
neyed to Arlington to win from tne
league leaders, 7 to 5. It was the
first game to be lost by Arlington
this season. Heppner was aided in
scoring the victory by Aune, a new
pitcher for the local club.
The line-ups: Heppner, Sprouls 2,
Robertson m, Bleakman 3, Aune p,
Hake c, Shearer s, Turner 1, Thom
son 1, Ferguson r; Arlington, Solves-
ter 2, B. Fisk s, Robinson 3, Ger-
lach 1, P. Fisk c, Sailing m, Doug
las 1, Welse p.
Heppner plays two games in three
days, battling Fossil here on Mem
orial day, and trekking to Wasco
O. F. Tate, secretary of district
36, Lions International, of which
the local club is a part, was in
Heppner Wednesday conferring
with the club olilcers. Mr. Tate Is
also secretary of the Oregon Retail
Merchants association, and. will
have a part in the business institute
to be held in Heppner August 6 and
The Women's Missionary society
of the Church of Christ will hold
Its monthly meeting In the parlors
of the church Tuesday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock.
Edgar J. Ball of lone came to
Heppner Wednesdny to look after
business matters.
Nomination of Lions Club
Leaders Has Important
Part at Luncheon.
Dinner for Victors Crow-Magpie
Contest Announced by Sweek,
Captain of Losing Team.
S. E. Notson was elected presi
dent and D. T. Goodman, secretary
of the reorganized Heppner Com
mercial club when the Lions club
luncheon adjourned Itself into a
meeting of the commercial organi
zation, Monday. C. L. Sweek was
elected temporary chairman of the
meeting in the absence of L. Van
Marter, past president.
Nomination of officers was the
main order of business of the Lions.
Election will be held in two weeks.
After the report of the nominating
committee, nominations were made
from the floor, resulting in contests
for all the offices but one, that of
Senator R. J. Carsner of Spray, a
guest, made a short talk in which
he explained a plan that might help
prevent shooting-up of hgihway
signs. His plan is to ask ammuni
tion companies to insert printed
slips in the boxes of cartrdiges with
special instructions as to how the
ammunition should not be used. Mr.
Carsner believed this would elim
inate much freak and ineffective
legislation in regard to firearms.
C. L. Sweek, captain of the losing
team in the crow-magpie contest,
announced the dinner for the win
ners that took place Tuesday eve
ning. W. R. Poulson, superintendent of
Heppner schools anounced plans for
a business men's gymnasium class
to be conducted next winter.
C. W. Smith, commander of the
local American Legion post, told of
the Legion's plans for Memorial day
and urged Lions to observe the oc
casion. Paul Gemmell read a communica
tion from Oregon State college re
garding the second annual business
institute to be held in Heppner this
year August 6-7. He urged the
importance of a suggested window
display contest, and expressed the
hope that this contest might be
staged here this year.
The Lions were pleasingly enter
tained by Miss Jeannette Turner,
who gave a humorous reading in
German dialect.
The sale of popples by Mrs. W. R.
Poulson in behalf of the American
Legion auxiliary, extracted the sum
of $6.00 from men attending the
Seven Students Given Diplomas
Thursday After Completing
High School Course.
Dr. L. E. Griffin of Reed college,
Portland, who delivered the com
mencement address for the lone
high school graduating class at the
lone school auditorium last Thurs
day evening, pointed out that the
outlook for the future of this class
was much greater than that of pre
vious generations that had gone
before. In bringing out his points
he used examples of his many ex
periences with nature.
Seven diplomas were granted, but
for one of these requirements were
fulfilled last January, that of Ken
neth Akers, who was unable to be
at the exercises for the presenta
tion. The other graduates are Miss
Mildred Smith, Miss Mary Healy,
Miss Beulah Pettyjohn, Harold
Kincaid, Gene Engelman and Ken
neth Smouse.
Miss Gladys Drake played the pro-
cessional. Rev. W. W. Head was
heard in invocation and benediction
Miss Mildred Smith and Miss Mary
Healy entertained with a piano duet.
Miss Smith gave the salutatory ad
dress. Miss Healy read the class
history. Harold Kincaid recited the
class poem. Miss Pettyjohn read
the class prophesy. Gene Engelman
lend the class will. Kenneth Smouse
delivered the valedictory address
Miss Smith played a piano solo.
Mrs. Margaret Blake, member of
the school board, presented the dip
lomas. Mis. Lucy Rodgcrs, county super
intendent of schools, presented
eighth grade diplomas to Bell Ak
ers, Henry Buschke, Arthur Craw
ford, Alvln Cool, Donald Heliker and
Alfred Nelson Jr.
Certificates of perfect attendance
were given by Earle A. Brown, prin
cipal, to Walter Corley, Sibyl How
ell, Harold Buchanan, Eleanor Ruth
Billiard, Rossbello Perry, Eugene
Noinioyle, Rollo Crawford, Marian
Hale, Walter Bristow, Geneva Pet
tyjohn, Helen Smouse and Beulah
The American Legion auxiliary
will meet at the Legion hall at 8
o'clock Tuesday evening with Mrs.
Sjiencer Crawford and Mrs. Charles
B. Cox serving as hostesses,
Coming Events
Tonight Commencement, Hepp
ner High School.
Friday Memorial Day Program;
Baseball, Fossil at Heppner.
Sunday Farmers Field Day, aus
pices Willows Grange; Baseball,
Heppner at Wasco, Condon at lone.
Monday Lions Club; American
Legion; Probate Court; City Coun
cil. Tuesday Knights of Pythias;
American Legion Auxiliary; Wo
men's Foreign Missionary Society.
Wednesday Odd Fellows; County
Thursday Royal Arch Masons.
James Howell of Boardman Will
Be Awarded B.S. Degree at
Commencement Time.
Oregon State College, Corvallis,
May 28. (Special) James Paul
Howell of Boardman will receive his
bachelor of science degree from
Oregon State college at the sixty
first annual commencement exer
cises here June 2.
A total of 489 students will be
awarded degrees by President W. J.
Kerr in the 10 degree-granting
schools. The school of commerce
leads with 109 graduates, with the
school of engineering graduating
92 in four departments, industrial
arts 12, civil engineering 24, electric
al engineering 27 and mechanical
engineering 29. Home economics
follows with 77, vocational educa
tion 68, agriculture 38, pharmacy
30, forestry 21, chemical engineer
ing 18, and mining and mining en
gineering 7. Twenty-eight graduate
students will receive master's de
grees. Howell will be awarded a degree
of bachelor of science in electrical
engineering with mechanical engin
eering as his minor subject
He has been prominent in student
body affairs during his course here
and Is a member of the American
Association of Electrical Engineers.
As a graduate of the Oregon
State college school of engineering,
Howell will be well prepared to pur
sue work in his chosen field. The
institution ranks as one of the fore
most state colleges in the country
both in the reputation of its gradu
ates and in the number of students.
The first year of his course includ
ed such fundamental subjects as
mathematics, English, physics and
mechanical drawing. At the close
of his freshman year, Howell chose
electrical engineering as his special
ty, and the last three years have
been spent in perfecting himself in
this profession. Although a large
proportion of the graduates of the
school of engineering have found
their life work in Oregon, many of
them are ledaers in professional en
gineering work of other states and
foreign countries.
Artesian Water Turned
Into Mains Wednesday
Water from the new artesian well
at the forks of Willow creek began
flowing to Heppner when the con
necting link was completed and the
new source allowed to flow into the
city mains at about 1 o'clock Wed
nesday afternoon. It was expected
that It would be some little time
before the water from the creek
source that was In the mains at the
time of the connection would be
used up and patrons of the city
water system getting the artesian
Members of the city council were
present at the well at the time the
new water was turned Into the line.
Included in the ceremonies there,
was the allowing the water to spout
geyser-like Into the air, through an
opening reduced In size to produce
a fountain-like jet. Pictures of the
artesian flow at that time were tak
en by B. G. Sigsbee, photographer
Water users were required to re
frain from the use of water for ir
rigation at the time the change was
being made, but the weather proved
favorable with cool, cloudy days and
a small amount of rain,
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Engelman
were Heppner visitors from lone
J, T, Brlcc was in town from
Boardman Wednesday.
Game Officials are Guests
At Dinner Provided by
Episcopal Ladies.
Many Reels of Pictures Displayed
Show Propagation of Birds
On State Game Farms.
Captain Charles W. Smith's win
ning team of crow and magpie hunt
ers were guests at an excellent din
ner provided by the losing team,
headed by C. L. Sweek, at the Epis
copal parish house Tuesday eve
ning. The dinner was prepared and
served by ladies of the Episcopal
auxiliary. Honor guests at the eve
ning's festivities were Harold Clif
ford, state game warden, F. C. Stell
macher, educational director of the
state game commission, Earl A.
Frey, field representative of the
sporting powder division of the Du
pont Powder company and Earl
Snell of Arlington, chairman of the
fish and game committee of the
state house of representatives.
Wives and ladies of the Lions and
members of the two teams were in
attendance. More than 60 gather
ed for the event.
While the dinner was being serv
ed, C. L. Sweek, acting in the role
of toastmaster, told some interest
ing jokes on some of the banquet
guests. In most instances the ex
posed party paid a fine to Mr.
Smith, Lion tailtwister. The money
raised by these fines has been used
to pay for a rifle that will be
awarded the boy or girl turning In
the most crows and magpies.
Mr. Clifford made a brief talk in
which he outlined the work of the
game commission. He assured
those attending the cooperation of
the game commission in any way
Mr. Frey showed moving pictures
of the propagation of Hungarian
partridges at the game farm at Pi
lot Rock. Every step of the work
was clearly shown. After release
of the birds in the fields he took
the audience on a hunt for the
"Huns." His pictures showing a
hunt for quail with dogs, in South
Carolina, was viewed with much
interest. His last reel showed game
life in Califronia. In this reel, the
pictures of a large buck deer, which
was followed by the photographer
for a week to get the shots, proved
one of the most interesting parts of
the program.
The pictures shown by Mr. Stell
macher were fish and game scenes
from many parts of Oregon. In
fishing activities were trout fishing
on the McKenzie, smelt fishing in
the Sandy and salmon fishing at
the falls of the Willamette at Ore
gon City. The game pictures show
ed many varieties of game, moose,
elk, deer, bear, ducks, geese and
pheasants. Propagation of Chinese
pheasants at the state game farms
at Corvallis and Eugene were in
cluded. William Poulson, Jasper Craw
ford, Earl Gordon and Paul Marble,
Lions quartet, entertained with a
number of appropriate selections.
Alice Latourell received a big hand
for her "Crow Song" solo. Mrs.
Poulspn at the piano accompanied
the musical numbers.
Growers Given Loans on 4,600,000
Bushels With More Funds
Declared Available.
The status of loans on wheat was
announced by E. M. Hulden of Ar
lington, director of the North Paci
fic Grain growers, who was in Hepp
ner Friday conferring with officers
of the Morrow County Grain grow
ers after having attended a meet
ing of the regional at Spokane, Wn
Mr. Hulden said that applications
for loans had been made on 4,600,000
bushels of 1929 wheat and that plen
ty of money was available to take
care of this if all the loans were
approved. Loans have already been
made upon 3,000,000, and this money
Is being mailed daily. There is some
wheat in warehouses where ample
bonds have not been furnished,
Money can not be loaned upon this
wheat until this condition has been
Grain amounting to 350,000 bush
els upon which loans have been
made was ordered sold May 19. Far
mers who received loans on their
wheat will have the following op
tions until June 30: They may sell
their wheat on any day to any buy
er and pav back the money they
have borrowed, or if they are not
satisfied with the price being offer
ed up to June 30, they may buy
back I heir own wheat. Mr. Hidden
said that H. W. Collins of Pendleton
who has been appointed sales man
ager for the Pacific- northwest has
disposed of all his oillces except the
Pendleton olllce and this Is to be
disposed of as soon as possible.
In order that production loans
may be made the regional is trying
to work out a finance corporation
so that they may make loans to
farmers on their growing crops.
Farms and Power Equipment WU1
Be Seen With Picnic Lunch
And Athletics Slated.
A farmers' field day and picnic Is
being sponsored by the Willows
grange Sunday beginning at 10 o'
clock in the morning at the Hynd
brothers ranch two miles north of
Cecil. A cordial invitation la ex
tended to the public.
The program for the day Is to
leave Hynd brothers ranch at 10 o'
clock and drive to the Dwight Mis
ner home ranch by 10:30 where a
large field of fall sown wheat, seed
ed with a deep furrow drill, will be
examined. A trip will then be made
through the wheat country north of
lone to see seeders and power farm
ing operations.
A picnic dinner will be enjoyed
by all present at 12:30 in the Hynd
brothers yard in the shade of the
large trees. Coffee, hamburger, po
tatoes and brown gravy will be
cooked on new gas ranges which
will be demonstrated by dealers.
Everyone is asked to bring their
own cakes and salads.
At 2 o'clock a power hay cutting
machinery demonstration will be
put on by implement dealers. Much
interest is being shown in this type
of machinery because of the advan
tages of getting the hay put up on
time. People having alfalfa fields
should be Interested In this part of
the program.
A 4-H club judging demonstration
by members of the Iorle Calf club
will be held at 3:30 and it is partic
ularly desired that all 4-H Calf club
members of Morrow county be pre
sent. Athletic events in which all are
urged to compete, will be held in
the large blue grass pasture near
the Hynd home.
The Willows grange members
have challenged the other granges
to a tug of war and if possible an
elimination contest will be held and
the championship team decided.
Remember the time and place and
that everyone is invited to come and
enjoy the day.
High Production Mark
Made by Morrow Herd
O. Coryell, Morrow county dairy
man, with his herd of three pure
bred Jerseys had the high produc
ing herd of the month in April of
the Umatilla Herd Improvement as
sociation. His cows averaged 44.8
pounds of butterfat and 761 pounds
of milk. Tests for the association
are made by W. C. Kernkamp, test
er. Seven Morrow county dairymen
with 114 cows belong to the asso
ciation which takes in all of Uma
tilla county. During the month 628
cows were tested giving butterfat
averages of 26.47 nad milk averages
of 544 pounds. Of the cows tested
101 produced 40 pounds or more
during the month.
Since Morrow dairymen entered
the association three years ago in
creased interest in the work has
been shown. By the regular tests
poor producers have been determin
ed and culled from the herds to
give better producing herds at the
present time.
Chautauqua Program
To Entertain Soon
Plenty of entertainment will be
provided Morrow county folk when
the Chautauqua appears in Heppner
for four days, June 13 to 16. The
soliciting committee will begin
Monday to collect the pledges made
for the support of the Chautauqua.
All those who have made pledges
are asked to have the amounts
ready for the solicitors.
Numbers included on the program
June 13 Evening, the side-splitting
comedy, "Other People's Busi
ness," a story of real life filled with
speedy action, hilarious laughter
and tense dramatic moments.
June 14 Afternoon, novelty musi
cal concert featuring Chester Scott,
trumpeter; Evening, orchestral
band concert by the Chester Scott
company; "America's Job as a
World Leader," by Charles H. Poole.
June 15 Afternoon, The Loveless
Quartet in a close harmony concert
of the best loved songs; Evening,
The Loveless Quartet; "The Masters
of the Morrow," by E. J. Powell.
June 16 Afternoon, back stage
fun sketch by the Associated
players. Experiences of Lethe Cole
man, girl world traveler. Evening,
"The Big Pond," a smashing com
edy of love and business.
Grand Jury in Session
At Morrow Courthouse
The grand jury went into session
at the Morrow county courthouse
Tuesday and was still continuing
its work as the Gazette Times went
to press this afternoon. A recess
will be called for Memorial day, If
the work is not completed today.
It is probable that the jury will not
report to the court until some time
Serving on the grand jury are L.
L. Gilliam and J. W. Hiatt of Hepp
ner, Laxton McMunay, Walter Eu
banks, James Blackwell and Mrs.
Bert Mason of lone and C. H. Mc
Dnniel of Hardman.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Jones returned
home on Monday evening from a
visit of ten days with relatives In
Washington and Idaho.
Address of Day Will be
Given by Dr. Poling of
State College.
Ceremonies at Heppner Cemetery to
Follow Program Presented at
Local Elks Building.
Dr. D. V. Poling, director of radio
station KOAC, Oregon State col
lege, Corvallis, will deliver the Mem
orial day address, during the pro
gram sponsored by the American
Legion and American Legion auxil
iary, beginning at 10:30 o'clock to
morrow (Friday) morning at the
Elks temple.
The program will be opened with
the singing of America by the group
attending. Harvey Miller will be
heard in vocal solo, "One Sweetly
Solemn Thought" Billy Wells will
play "Souvenir," a violin solo. The
American Legion auxiliary trio,
Mrs. William Poulson, Mrs. Walter
Moore and Mrs. Raymond Fergu
son will sing. The concluding num
ber of the program at the temple
will be "The Star Spangled Ban
ner," sung by the audience. The
Woman's Relief corps will attend
the program in a body.
After the program at the Elks
temple ceremonies will follow at
Heppner cemetery. The Legion fir
ing squad will honor the soldier
dead. Their graves will be decora
ted by the Camp Fire Girls. Flags
will be placed along Main street in
observation of the day.
A baseball game between Fossil
and Heppner is on the afternoon
program, beginning at 2:30 o'clock.
The locals, augmented by the addi
tion of a new pitcher, whose servic
es enabled them to defeat Arlington,
the league leaders, 7-5, Sunday, are
expected to even the count with
Fossil, for the 14-0 defeat given
them nearly two weeks ago.
Heppner business houses will re
main closed all day Friday in ob
servance of Memorial day.
Last Rites Conducted
For Mrs. Cox Saturday
Funeral services for Mrs. Elbert
Cox, who died in Portland last
Thursday were conducted Saturday
afternoon at the Masonic temple
by Ruth chapter, O. E. S., with Rev.
Oscar Payne officiating. Interment
was in Heppner cemetery. Funeral
arrangements were handled by M.
L. Case.
Io Penelope Hawks was born in
Galax, Virginia, in 1895. After com
pleting the course of study in the
public schools, she was graduated
from Roanoke business college. She
was married to Elbert Cox at Eu
nice, North Carolina, in 1917, follow
ing which they established their
home at Galax.
Mr. and Mrs. Cox came west in
1921, to settle in Heppner. Later
they sold their home and moved
back to Virginia, but became dissat
isfied there and returned to Hepp
ner seven months later. They had
maintained a residence here since
that time. Mrs. Cox's death came
from an acute attack of leakemia,
from which she had been suffering
for about six weeks. Her death
occurred at St Vincent's hospital,
Mrs Cox Is survived by her hus
band, Elbert Cox, and three sons.
She was a member of the Mission
ary Baptist church, Ruth chapter,
Eastern Star, and Maple circle,
Neighbors of Woodcraft
Work for City Library
Making Good Progress
Favorable progress in the Hepp
ner Library association membership
drive is being made, and will be
brought to a conclusion Saturday,
according to Mrs. Clara Beamer,
chairman. Memberships and dona
tions received now amount to ap
proximately $150.
A phrase in the story relative to
the library, appearing in the gaz
ette Times, May 15, unintentionally
gave the Impression that adults to
borrow books, or make use of the
library, must purchase a member
ship card at a cost of one dollar.
This is not the case for the library
will be open to the public without
charge. Holding membership en
titles one to vote in the meetings
of the organization, and gives finan
cial support needed to the success
ful operation of the library. For
this reason it is urged that all who
can do so take out memberships,
for if more join It will mean a lar
ger number of books for all to read.
Painting of the ceilings and floors
and calciminlng of the walls in the
quarters In the Humphreys build
ing to be occupied by the library
will soon be completed. It Is ex
pected that the books now owned
by the library will be moved to the
new homo some time this week.
Persons who have books to donate
to the library are requested to noti
fy Mrs Lucy Rodgers, president, or
Kenneth Ackley, chairman of the
book committee.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rowell and
Mrs. M. Rowell were visitors In the
city today from lone.