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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 29, 1930.
Mr. aijd Mrs. J. D. French were
In the city on Tuesday from their
home at Gurdane. They had Just
returned from a visit to Klamath
Falls, where Mr. French attended
the meeting of the Horsemens and
Cattlemena association of Oregon,
being the only representative there
from Morrow and Umatilla counties.
He reports a very fine meeting and
both he and Mrs. French greatly
enjoyed the trip going and coming.
Mr. and Mrs. Marlln Gramse mo
tored to Ontario Mnoday, where
they will visit with Mr. Gramse
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph
Gramse. They may locate In that
city, but have no definite plans for
the future at the present time. Mr.
and Mrs. Gramse took an active
part In the work of many of Hepp
ner's organizations, and they will be
missed by their many friends here.
Joseph Nys returned to Heppner
from Portland Friday evening,
bringing with him his daughter,
Margaret, who has been confined to
the Doernbecher hospital. She Is
declared to be in perfect health, by
physicians at the hospital. While
in Portland Mr. Nys met Judge
Ralph L. Benge, who reports he Is
feeling fine, and will return to
Heppner within a week or two.
Neil Shuirman, who will be grad
uated from the University of Wash
ington in June, and will be instruc
tor In physical education in the
Heppner schools next fall, arrived
in Heppner Thursday and spent Fri
day here in making plans for the
coming year's work. He plans to
start a business men's gymnasium
class to be carried on in addition
to his regular work.
That death benefit claims for
those holding insurance policies in
the Neighbors of Woodcraft are
promptly paid, is indicated by the
fact that the beneficiaries of the
late James Corbett Mead received
his insurance two weeks after appli
cation was filed, according to Mrs.
Henry Howell, secretary of Maple
Circle, Neighbors of Woodcraft.
Mr. and Mrs. Vawter Crawford
and Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Parker
and daughter Katherine motored to
Pasco on Sunday afternoon for a
short visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. A. Jones and other rela
tives residing in Franklin and Wal
la Walla counties. They returned
home on Monday evening.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers motored to
Walla Walla, Wash., today to visit
with her brother-in-law, T. C. Rod
gers and Mrs. Rodgers. She was
accompanied on the trip by her mo
ther, Mrs. Ruth Stevens, who will
visit with her sister, Mrs. Nettie
Kenton, at Prescott, Wash.
Mrs. S. E. Notson returned to
Heppner Saturday with her son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Notson and their son Robert of
Thorp, Wash., after visiting for sev
eral days at their home. The E. A.
Notson family returned to Thorp
Miss Mary Notson returned home
Sunday with V. M. Sackett and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Notson. Mr. and
Mrs. Notson and Mr. Sackett re
turned to Portland Tuesday after a
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
S. E. Notson.
S. R. Cooper, Stanfield dairyman,
who is secretary of the Umatilla
Herd Improvement association with
a number of members in Morrow
county, was a business visitor in
Heppner Monday and Tuesday.
S. E. Notson returned last Thurs
day night from Thorp, Wash., where
he delivered the high school com
mencement address. His son, Ed
ward A. Notson, is superintendent
of schools at Thorp.
Miss Ethel Hughes, who returned
Saturday from Sherwood, where she
has been teaching, is visiting at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Ed
Kelly on the Turner ranch.
Harold Buhman, who will be prin
cipal of the grade school and eighth
grade Instructor next year, was in
Heppner from Umatilla on a busi
ness visit Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted McMillan were
In town from Lexington Saturday.
While here Mrs. McMillan received
medical advice from her physician.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Jones returned
to Heppner Saturday after spend
ing a two week's vacation In west
ern Oregon and Washington.
A new awning was installed Mon
day by the Case Furniture company
In preparation for the coming sum'
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Leathers of
Hardman departed Saturday for
Hyak, Wash., where they win spena
Miss Ethel Moore has returned
to her home In Heppner after
spending the year teaching at Tlg
ard. Mrs. John Krebs and Mrs. George
Krebs of Cecil were in Heppner
Monday shopping at the local stores.
Mrs. Andy Baldwin and son Jam
es Clayton left the James Gentry
home Saturday to return home.
W. C. LACEY PASSES.
W. C. Lacey of Portland, 81, who
lived In Morrow county until about
20 years ago, died In Portland Mon
day. Funeral services were held at
the Snook and Whealdon chapel in
Portland at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday
afternoon. Mr. Laccy, when a res
ident here operated the ranch now
being farmed by Adam Blahm, to
whom he gave a lease. The de
ceased was an uncle of R. A.
Thompson of Heppner. Mr. Lacey
Is survived by a son, Willlnm B.
Laccy of Multnomah, and a daugh
ter, Mrs. Elsie E. Alger of Portland.
Heppner Faculty Plans
Activities for Summer
Faculty members of the Heppner
high and grade schools will spend
their summer vacations in various
ways, some plan to attend summer
schools at colleges and universities,
others will travel and visit friends
and relatives, while a number will
spend a major portion of their time
at the homes of their parents.
William R. Poulson, superintend
ent of schools, will attend the six
weeks summer school at the Univer
sity of Washington, Seattle, going
from there to Vancouver Barracks,
Wash., to attend officers training
camp. Mrs. Poulson will spend the
summer at the home of her parents
in Eugene,- and will study music at
the University of Oregon.
Miss Elizabeth Galloway plans to
visit for about a month at Walla
Walla, Wash., before going to her
home at Weiser, Idaho, where she
will spend part of the summer. Miss
Irene Riechel will be at her home
in Woodburn, where she will be oc
cupied with office work. In the fall
she will enter Columbia university
in New York City.
Miss Kate .Francis Ede will visit
at her home in Vancouver, B. C.
James T. Lumley plans to be mar
ried June 18, and with his bride
will make a wedding trip to Michi
gan. Miss Bernlta Lamson will
spend the summer at the home of
her parents in Eugene. Miss Erma
Dennis will be married June 15,
and will establish her residence in
Washington state. Miss Beth Bleak
man will spend part of her time
here at her home and will devote
some time to visiting friends in the
Mrs. Elizabeth Dix will attend the
summer school of the University of
Oregon in Portland. Miss Harriet
Case plans to spend the summer in
Portland. Mrs. Adelyn O'Shea will
be at the home of her parents In
Ellensburg, Wash. Miss Miriam Mc
Donald will attend summer school
for 12 weeks at the University of
Miss Aagodt Frigaard will visit
at the home of her parents in Col
ton. Miss Blanche Hansen will jour
ney from Portland to Los Angeles,
Calif., to spend the summer in sou
thern California visiting relatives
Gerald Brunson, accompanied by
Mrs. Brunson, will be in Seattle,
where he will operate a miniature
golf course, owned by his father-in-law.
A revised count of the vote for
Morrow county judge gave Camp
bell 359, Bleakman 279 and McNam
er 149. The figures as first announc
ed were 353, 290 and 159, respectively.
FIVE YEARS AGO.
(From Ouetts Times of May 18, 1925.)
A Are, which broke out in the
Henry Schwarz meat market at 4:45
o'clock Wednesday morning caused
$35,000 damage, with only a small
amount being covered by insurance.
The building occupied by the mar
ket, the Ashbaugh building on the
corner were completely destroyed,
while the two-story frame building
occupied by the Farmers Elevator
company suffered a loss by the
burning of the second floor and
Some 50 men went to Lexington
on Saturday from Heppner to as
sist with the work of removing mud
and debris from the buildings and
streets, the result of the cloudburst
of last Wednesday evening.
The Heppner American Legion
swimming pool has been open for
the past week and Charles Ayers,
in charge, reports good patronage.
Many improvements in the pool and
bath houses have been made and
others are contemplated.
Lower Willow creek farmers are
now busy with the cutting of the
first crop of alfalfa. The yield is
very heavy. Hay harvest will soon
be general from the mouth of the
creek to Heppner.
TEN YEARS AGO.
(From Gazette Times of May 27, 1920.)
The Heppner fire department held
annual election of officers in the
council chambers Tuesday evening.
S. E. Notson was reelected presi
dent and voted the 100 per cent in
crease in salary, which was the
main plank in his pre-election plat
form. Senator Hiram W. Johnson of
California was victor in the Oregon
preferential primary vote last Fri
day. When all the votes have been
counted, it is not likely that the
senator will have a lead over his
nearest opponent, Leonard Wood, of
more than 2000 votes.
The advertised price of the Ford
coupe was $850 f. o. b. Detroit
William Howard Taft, former
president, will speak in Happy Can
yon, Pendleton, Tuesday evening,
appearing for the last number of
the lyceum course presented by
Pendleton high school.
Census returns given out from
Washington, D. C, the first of the
week, show Portland to have a pop
ulation of 258,288, an increase of 51,
074 in 10 years or 24.6 per cent
Arrangements are being made for
one of the popular "stockmen's and
cowpunchers' balls" at Cecil Satur
day. Prizes will be given for the
best dressed cowboy and cowgirl, as
well as the homeliest and toughest
Soon open 7:30 p. m.; Show starts 8 p. m. Theater Phone 472, Home 636.
Admlsiion: Children under 12, 20c; Adults, 40o Unless otherwise adver
tised. SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
THURSDAY, MAY 29:
A glimpse into the future. An imaginative, thrilling, romantic
story of life and love in 1940. New York and London bombed from
the air. Giant battle cruisers of the skies raining destruction upon
earth. Passenger trains blown up in a tunnel under English chan
nel. Marvels of science that would tax the ingenuity of a Jules
Verne. Spectacular, gripping, dramatic, all-talking.
Also TICKLISH BUSINESS, two reel talking comedy.
SUN.-MON., June 1-2
Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Murie
Provost, Jeanrtte Loff and
Judith Barrie in
THE PARTY GIRL
It's big night every night
for her, just one party after
another for the out-of-town
buyer. See her. Hear her.
You'll like her.
Also WHIRLS AND GIRLS
two reel talking comedy.
25c & 50o
TUES.- WEDS.-THURS., JUNE 3-4-5:
Mary Eaton and Edward Cran
dall heading a fine cast In
Lavish, Singing, Dancing Girl
and Music Extravaganza Part
Technicolor. Eddie Cantor, Hel
en Morgan and Rudy Vallee In
revue scenes. Music hits by Ir
ving Berlin, Walter Donaldson
Also LOVE OR MONEY, two
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MAY 30-31:
Evelyn Brent and Neil Hamilton In
Sensational mystery-melodrama that
will hold you spellbound. Breath-taking
action. Sir Philip Gibbs' hair-raising
society novel and spiritualistic expose
now In talking picture.
. Also two reel talking comedy WEAK
G (paramount Qictum
COMING NEXT WEEK:
William Boyd in HIS FIRST COMMAND, June 6-7.
Maurice Chevalier in THE LOVE PARADE, June 8-9-10.
Alleen Prlngle and Ian Keith In PRINCE OF DIAMONDS, June
cowboy of the lot
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO.
(From OasetU Times of May 17, 1915.)
Paul Webb purchased a sack of
poisoned oats from Emmett Smith
on Rhea creek, and was unaware
that a large portion of the oats had
dribbled out along the road, from a
hole In the sack until he had reach
ed home. Returning the next day,
A COLUMN OF FUN AND FACTS
(Edited by Deam T. Goodman from
his private sanctum down at the Hepp
May 29, 1930.
Commencement time is here. All
business men are advised to step
lively or be shoved clear out of the
business world by the new gradu
ates. A 108 story building is to be built
in New York. Imagine how much
money could be saved at $10 a flight,
if there was a clothing store on the
While on the other hand,
there is positively no imagina
tion in the savings YOU may
enjoy, if you buy GOODYEAR
This should be called national
party week or something for the
high school graduates at Heppner
High school The past week has
been a mad whirl with plays, ban
quets, etc, and tonight comes com
mencement EDITOR'S MAIL
Dear Mr. Editor:
Judging from the number of col
umns you write, you must be ob
liged to dictate rapidly. Are you
too fast for your stenographer?
No, not too fast; too old.
STRANGE AS IT MAY SEEM,
THERE IS AN UNDERTAKER IN
DENVER WHOSE NAME IS I.
Proper lubrication insures many
thousand extra miles of carefree
travel. Our greasing equipment is
the finest in Eastern Oregon and
our men are competent Give us a
When a man boasts of his
family tree, it generally means
he is a sap.
Which leads us to remark that
you are surely no sap if you use
WANTED Married man to milk
and drive a Ford.
We acknowledge with pleasure
the receipt of a check from Ring-
ling Bros circus. We wrote them
advising the utilizing of used auto
tires as teething rings for baby ele
phants and it has proven quite successful.
One of the readers down at lone
sent this one in. Kinda deep for us.
See if you can figure it out
He kissed Helen;
He left Helen;
Vaughn & Goodman
(HEPPNER O ABASE)
"Where Quality and Service Meet"
he found the poisoned grain had
had its effect for dead rodents in
great numbers were found lying in
the highway along the trail of
The G. A. R. post and the Wo
men's Relief corps attended in a
body memorial services at the
Christian church last Sunday.
Heppner high school won the first
interscholastic track meet at lone
Saturday by a score of 76'4 to 49
for lone. Merle Blake of lone, who
scored 20 points, and Emmett Hugh
es who made 16 '4, were the out
standing athletes of the meet
Several Heppner citizens are im
proving their property by putting in
concrete walks across the front of
their lots. Crocket Kirk, Charles
Thomson and S. E. Notson In west
Heppner have torn out the old
wood walks, and these will be re
placed with the hard surface kind.
A. J. Chaffee, delegate of the local
Odd Fellows lodge and Mrs. Chaf
fee and Mrs. Opal Ayers, delegates
of the local Rebekahs, returned to
Heppner Friday night after attend
ing the 75th annual convention of
the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of
Oregon. Corvallis was selected as
the convention city for 1931, with
the time set for May.
A half-hour musical program fea
turing Ruth Cofer, mezzo-soprano,
Klamath Falls; Eunice Steel, pian
ist, Portland; and John Piatt ten
or, Corvallis, will be broadcast from
KOAC Thursday evening, May 29,
at 8:15 o'clock.
1926 Case Hillside Combine,
Completely overhauled and
ready to take the field. Guar
anteed by us in every way.
This combine is a genuine
Milk shakes, sundaes and
other favorite ice cream dish
es and drinks, as served at
our fountain, just hit the
right spot on warm days.
FOR A MEAL
Day or night, drop in and let
us appease your appetite.
Strawberry shortcake and
fresh vegetables are included
on our menu now.
ED CHINN, Prop.
J.C. PENNEY GO.
Store Phone 592 HEPPNER, ORE. Manager's Phone 1383
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"THE WAY OF THE BURNING
On Sunday evening the local
Church of Christ will go to Lexing
ton for the last trip to foreign ports.
The subject is above and the hour
will be 8 o'clock.
The morning sermon will continue
the Pentecost series, "Peter, the
Pentecost Preacher." Be sure and
tune in on your radio at 1 o'clock
Sunday afternoon and get the Pen
tecost program on a nation-wide
hook-up. Bible school at 9:45 of
fers us an opportunity to beat Half
way at least once. Come on and
show your loyalty!
MILTON W. BOWER, Minister.
PLANE VISITS HEPPNER.
Pilot H. W. Barnhill, who was
connected with the search for Pilot
Carl Ben Eilson and his mechanic,
Earl Borland, both of whom were
killed when their plane crashed
near Nanuk, Siberia, after a flight
from Seward peninsula, Alaska,
landed on the local aviation field
and was busy during Tuesday tak
ing up passengers. Mr. Barnhill,
accompanied by William Goodhue
of Bend, flew from White Salmon,
Wash., to Heppner on a barnstorm
ing tour, that he is making before
returning to Alaska a month hence.
SCHOOL OPENING SET.
The Heppner schools will open
Monday, September 1, after a vaca
tion period of slightly more than
three months, acocrding to William
R. Poulson, superintendent.
Place your orders now and make a worth
while saving. The prices until the advance
Model 90 ....$116.50
Model 9i: 137.50
Model 92 179.50
Model 93 167.50
Radio-phonograph combinations can be
had at prices just as reasonable.
Latourell Auto Co.
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Other Suits it
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Don't wait come in now I We are selling these
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