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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1930.
MRS. A. T. HEREIM. Correspondent
A farewell party was given for
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Fortier last
Tuesday evening at the school aud
itorium by the people of the com
munity. Mr. Fortier, who has man
aged the local Standard Oil com
pany station, has been transferred
to Union to be manager of the plant
there. Dancing was enjoyed dur
ing the evening with music furnish
ed by a local orchestra. Late in
the evening an elaborate lunch, con
sisting of turkey, salad, wafers,
cake and coffee, was served in the
cafeteria, after which Lee Mead
acted as toastmaster and responses
were given by a number of guests.
Mrs. Fortier has been a resident
of Boardman for 14 years, and Mr.
Fortier for five years. The com
munity regrets very much the fact
that the Fortiers are leaving, and
wishes them happiness and success
in their new home.
Miss Ellen Henry and Alvin Mc
carty were visitors at the Nate
Macomber home on Sunday, Nov.
30. Miss Henry is teaching in the
Estacada school this year.
George Agee was a Boardman
visitor for a few days last week.
The date of the community
Christmas tree program has been
changed to December 23. This gives
the people who generally leave
Boardman on Christmas eve a
chance to attend the program.
F. A. Fortier was a business vis
itor in The Dalles last Wednesday.
Mrs. Frank Stevens is visiting with
her son and daughters in Pendleton
Mr. Markham from Irrigon and
Royal Rands were Heppner visitors
The Ladies Aid silver tea met at
the home of Mrs. A. W. Sundsten at
Coyote last Wednesday. A report
of the talents was given at this
meeting. The talents represented
a small sum of money that was
given to each member who wished
to participate and this money was
to be invested in various ways to
try to increase its value. After a
delicious lunch Mrs. W. O. King,
president, presented a gift to Mrs.
F.. A. Fortier. Mrs. Fortier has
been an active member for many
years and she will be greatly missed
in the aid work. Hostesses were
Mesdames J. F. Barlow, Blayden,
Chaffee, Sundsten, Hadley and Dil
labough. The next Ladies Aid
meeting will be held at the home
of Mrs. Claude Coats on Wedesday,
Misses Ethel and Alice Beougher
of Hermiston were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. L. E. Marschat on Friday
and Saturday of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Denson have purch
ased the J. C. Ballenger home In
town. Harry Murchie, who has been
living there, will move into his own
house, and the Ballengers are mov
ing their furniture out to the ranch,
formerly the Knaull place.
The Ladies Aid annual bazaar
was held in the schoolhouse Friday
evening. A lovely dinner was serv
ed under the supervision of Mrs. W.
O. King. Mrs. Nate .Macomber and
Mrs. Nick Faler were in charge of
the fancy work, a lovely assortment
being sold-at reasonable prices. Mrs.
Coats ably conducted the fish pond.
This is always a popular booth
where both young and old assem
ble. Mildred Messenger and Mrs,
S. C. Russell were in charge of the
concessions. Nate Macomber had
charge of the archery concession
where everyone tried his skill with
the bow and arrow. The candy
booth was attractive, with Mrs. Guy
Barlow and Mrs. Denson in charge.
The school children had a boothJ
Drigntly decorated, where they sold
Christmas seals. .The hall and din
ing room were decorated with
Christmas colors and ferns and tin
sel. The bazaar was a great suc
cess and netted the ladies a goodly
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Sharpe and
baby and Miss Marie Messenger
came Saturday evening for a visit
at the E. T. Messenger home
Sharpe's returned to Roosevelt Sun
day evening and Miss Messenger
returned home to The Dalles Tues
day. Mr. Horace Williams was also
a guest at Messenger's on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bates returned home
last Tuesday from a week's visit
in Portland and Longview.
Elmer Tyler and Howard Ellis
came home Saturday evening and
returned to Rock creek Sunday.
The high school gave a surprise
party for Miss Mary McMahon,
English teacher, in honor of her
birthday on Friday evening In the
school auditorium. Dancing was
enjoyed during the evening. Mrs.
Martha Titus, Mrs. Orla Brown and
Nate Macomber furnished the mu
sic. The faculty and alumni were
also present A dainty lunch was
served at midnight.
Paul Hatch has purchased the
old Signs place east of the Smith
Mrs. Slanger and daughters Helen
and Elizabeth returned home Fri
day from La Grande.
Paul and Harold Hatch were
Boardman visitors Sunday. Paul
drove a truck up, bringing about
1300 gallons of distillate.
Mrs. Tom Hendricks and Mrs.
Dan Ransier were Hermiston and
Pendleton visitors on Thursday of
Mr. and Mrs. Denson were called
to La Grande Sunday because of
the serious Illness of Mrs. Denson's
daughter. The daughter was taken
to Hot Lake and operated on Mon
day for appendicitis. Mrs. Denson
will Btay there for several days.
Mr. Denson returned home Monday.
There has been a great deal of
sickness In the community during
the past week. The majority of
those 111 were the small babies and
school children, although some of
the adults were not exempt.
The boys basketball team will
play their first game of the season
at Arlington, Saturday evening, Dec.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Hereim mo
tored to Portland last Wednesday.
Mr. Hereim returned home Monday.
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1 homas Ross, pigeon expert of the U. S. Armv, wilh two of the homing
pigeons that served in the World War, carrying messages for the Signal
Corps Mocker," on the left, had an eye shot out "Spike," at the right,
carried o2 messages across hostile territory.
Mrs. Hereim,- who has been suffer
ing from rheumatism for some
time, remained In Portland for
medical treatment Mr. and Mrs.
F. F. Klitz took care of the ranch
during Herelms' absence.
A number of farmers picked tur
keys the first of the week for the
Christmas market and took them
to Hermiston on Tuesday to sell to
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barlow were
Heppner visitors Tuesday.
Mrs. Ransier gave a birthday sur
prise party for her husband Monday
evening. Five tables of "500" were
in play. Guests were Mr. and Mrs.
I. Skoubo, Mr. and Mrs. Coats, Mr.
and Mrs. Rands, Mr. and Mrs. Faler,
Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks, Mr. and
Mrs. Dillabough. Mr. and Mrs.
Mead, Mr. Spagle, Mrs. Ray Brown,
Orla Brown and R. Wasmer. High
honors went to Mrs. Hendricks and
Mr. Coats; low to Mrs. Coats and
Ruth King entertained a few of
her friends at her birthday party
Sunday afternoon. Present were
Echo Coats, Alice Wicklander, Jan
et and Mardel Gorham, Catherine
and Helen Mead, Clara May Dillon
and Elizabeth Kristenseon. A dain
ty lunch was served late in the af
ternoon. Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Fortier left
Tuesday morning for their new
home at Union.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Beach were
among the Lexington people who
took in the pie social at Alpine Sat
Joe Pinn'ell spent Sunday evening
with friends at Pine City.
Olin Ritchie was a caller at the
Clary home Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Moore and daugh
ter Audry spent the week end with
friends in Yakima, going over Fri
day and returning Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Klinger
and children Doris and Kenneth,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rauch and
children and Nora and Margaret
McDaid were guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Julian Rauch Friday
Mrs. B. P. Doherty, W. J., Rosella
and Dorothy Doherty spent Wed
nesday evening in Heppner attend
ing a bazaar given there.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Klinger of
Strawberry spent Saturday evening
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Julian
George Gorger and Buck Craw
ford were Cecil people present at
the pie social here Saturday.
Gene Doherty and Helen, Paul
and Betty Doherty motored down
to Alpine from Blackhorse Satur
day to attend the pie social and pro
gram. Bill McDaid droe to Hermiston
on a business trip Friday.
Miss Margaret Howard spent
Sunday visiting at the home of Miss
Art Schmidt and Ed Hounschell
spent Friday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Irl Clary where
pinochle was enjoyed.
Claud Finley was a school visitor
in the grade room Thursday.
W. J. Doherty, Rosella Doherty,
Lawrence Doherty and Alex Lind
say called at the McDaid home for
a while Sunday afternoon.
Joe Pinnell was a visitor at the
at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Willard Hawley was a business
visitor In Lexington Saturday af
ternoon. Pat Carty of Juniper was visiting
with friends in this community
Monday of last week.
Misses Helen and Ruth Bennett
came down Saturday evening from
Heppner in time for the pie social
and from there went to their home
in Alpine where they spent the rest
of the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Finley mo
tored to Hermiston Friday where
they attended to business interests.
Alex Lindsay was among the Al
pine young peopl who were visitors
at Hermiston Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Rert Pnwb
Heppner are now living on the Lam-
Dirtn piace ana are welcome neigh
bors to all in the community.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Adama ro .
proud parents of a son, born to them
ai me neppner hospital Sunday,
December 7. Mother and baby are
reported to be doing fine.
Fred Ashbaugh, a pioneer resi
dent, died at his home here Mon
day, December 8th.
Mr. and Mrs. Marian Saling and
children and Mrs. Corda Saling
were visiting In Heppner Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lotus Roblson were
called to Klamath Falls Monday on
home of Mr. and Mrs. Irl Clary
Mrs. Bert Michel, Willard Haw
ley and Irl Clary drove to Hermis
ton Friday on business.
Willard Hawley who motored to
Grass Valley last Monday, returned
home Friday forenoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lindsay and
daughter Annie Ree motored to
Pendleton Tuesday on business.
Willard Hawley and Joe Pinnell
were callers at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Dan Lindsay Monday.
The Farm Bureau meeting, pro
gram and pie social held at Alpine
last Saturday night proved to be a
great success. There was a packed
house with representatives from
many distant points in Morrow
county. The program was enjoyed
by everyone. Nearly everyone in
the immediate community took part
and much unsuspected home talent
was brought to light. On the pro
gram were readings, musical selec
tions, solos, step-dancing and play
lets. Among the playlets were "Sam
and Jim,'" "The Heathen Chinee,"
and "Visiting Day at the Hooli
gans." After the program G. L.
Bennett acted as auctioneer for the
pies. Coffee was served and a so
cial hour was enjoyed by all. The
proceeds taken in from the sale of
the pies will be used in paying for
the community Christmas tree and
treat. We were pleased with the
large attendance from outside
points and will be pleased to wel
come them back on Tuesday, Dec.
23, when another enjoyable program
will be staged.
Mrs. G. L. Bennett who about a
month ago underwent an operation
at St. Anthony's hospital in Pendle
ton is much improed now and is
When you don't get
eggs, don't blame
Do Your Part
Give them a chance to
Come in and we will
tell you a few of the
things it takes to
make them produce.
Call us for prices on
Free Delivery In City Limits
FRIDAY EVENING, DEC. 19-Rhea Creek
Grange Hall by the Grange.
Denman Griggs, a manufacturer
with political aspirations
;- - Eugene Clark
Chubby Jones, an Influential poli
tician Hurley Anderson
Fred Fitzgerald, the son of a pic
kle manufacturer masquerading
as the Count of Calais
Marietta Griggs, Denman's gay
wife . .. Gladys Beckett
Molly Griggs, Denman's gay
daughter Margaret Beckett
Jane Cabell, the visiting aunt
Seraphiny Peabody. mald-of-all-work
- Eugenia Huston
Mr. Lamonte, retired capitalist ....
Mrs. Lamontet, Lamonte's wife ....
Hazel Lamonte, their daughter ....
Joan Warder, Lamonte's step-sister
-. Nellie Wright
Bruce Eliington, a Journalist
Dick Sornerville, Hazel's (lance ....
Admission 50c and 20c FREE DANCE follow
ing for all those purchasing tickets for the plays.
LUNCH SERVED, 15c PER PLATE
account of the death of Mr. Robi
son's brother-in-law, Pearl Sham
hart Mrs. Jim Burnslde visited for a
few days with her sister, Mrs. Wal
ter Farrens last week.
Mrs. Carl Leathers was transact
ing business in Heppner Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. B H. Bleakman re
ceived word that their daughter Zet
ta, who la attending normal school
at La Grande, is 111 with smallpox.
Friends hope for her speedy recov
ery. Miss Zetta Johnson is spending
the week at Top visiting at the
home of Mrs. H. M. Cox.
DRAGEK AT O. S. C.
Bob Drager, erstwhile star of the
Lexington town football team, is
numbered among six lettermen In
cluded hi the Oregon State college
basketball squad, counted on by
Slats Gill, coach, to make a good
showing this season. The other
lettermen are Buck Grayson, Rod
Ballard, Ken Fagans, Mose Lyman
and Howard Merrill. The Orange
men initiate the season with a pre
season game against Multnomah
club of Portland at Corvallis tomorrow.
During the months of November
and December meeting nights will
be the first and third Thursdays.
There will be entertainment at each
FOR COMFORTABLE, SPEEDY AMBULANCE SERVICE,
DAY OR NIGHT, TELEPHONE 1332.
Plielps Funeral Home
Day and Night Fhone 1333
Cut Flowers for All Occasions Heppner, Oregon
Show "tarts at 7:30 Soon open half hour earlier. Theater Fhone 472 j
Home, 535. Admission: Sunday and Monday, 100 and 50o; Tuesday, Wed
nesday and Thursday, 10c and 25c; Friday and Saturday, 10c and 40o, un.
less otherwise advertised.
SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
Best of Comedies and Short Subjects With All Programs
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11:
REX LEASE and ARMIDA in
"WINGS OF ADVENTURE"
Thrilling adventures of an aviator who turns bandit to rescue
a beauty. Laughs, Thrills, Romance.
BARGAIN NIGHTS, 10c and 25c.
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12-13:
WESLEY BARRY in
With Pauline Garon and Nancy Dover.
Race Track Thrill3 and Spills in a dashing Comedy Drama of
the sport of Kings. 10o and 40c
SUN.-MON.-TUES., DECEMBER 14-15-16:
With Eddie Quillan, Robt Armstrong, James Gleason, Miriam See
gar and Margaret Livingston.
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford up-to-date a new laughing would
be Croesus comes to light in this mad, merry comedy, packed with
thrills, spills, humor and love. A pclture every film fan will wel
come as one of the finest of the year you'll enjoy every moment
of 10c and 50c
WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, DEC. 17-18:
HENRY B. WALTHALL In
"THE LOVE TRADER"
With Lpatrice Joy, Barbara Bedford, Chester Conklin, Noah Beery.
A story of the Love of the South Seas vs. the Frigid Reserve of
New England. BARGAIN NIGHTS, 10c and 25c
DEC. III-20: Bob Steele and Louise Lorraine In "NEAR THE RAIN
"All Quiet on the Western Front" will be shown
three days, Sun.-Mon.-Tues., Dec. 21-22-23, in
stead of only two days as shown on the calendar.
WATCH FOR AD NEXT WEEK
E. R. HUSTON, PROPRIETOR
Always to l?e found here
Quality for 77 years, 1853-1930
Giant Bronze turkey toms for
sale from old toms that weigh 36
to 38 lbs.; will sell the year and a
half old toms for one half the price
I paid for them; they are fine; you
won't find any better. Cora Bur
roughs, lone, Oregon. 37-40
FOR SALE Circulating wood
coal heater in first class condition,
cheap. Pacific Power & Light Com
STRAYED Black horse, weight
about 1600 lbs., branded I2H76 con
nected on left shoulder. Strayed
from Willow creek logging camp in
August. Reward. Notify W. V..
Pedro, Heppner. 38-41 p
For Sale 2 John Deere 3-bottom
tractor plows with hitch; 1 lighting
plant for 30 Best; 2 Walla Walla
discs, 8-foot. E. A. Llndeken, lone.
Published in the Interests of the people of Heppner and vicinity by
THE TUM-A-LUM LUMBER CO., Phone 912
Heppner, Oregon Dec 11, 1930
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Wheatmen are com
ing to Heppner today
from all over the coun
try. They'll find lots
of good buildings here
made of Tum-A-Lum
materials. We're glad
they'll see "'em, and
that we'll see them.
Please Mr. Santa
Claus, visit the Tum-A-Lum.
This year you
can take Mother home
a nice new ironing
board cabinet or a
medicine cabinet for
the bath room or a
new phone cabinet a
shelf or a mirror for
the door. Then father
can set it up In a few
minutes and mother
will take lots of de
light painting in nice
colors. Maybe you
might want a can of
our fine paint and a
brush for her. O'
course we watn you to
come right away or
we might have to de
liver it after Christ
mas. ALBERT ASKINS,
Smoking Stand $1.20
Sewing Cabinet ......$2.15
Magazine Back 60c
Drawer Chest $2.75
Book Case $2.25
Students Desk $3.50
Card Table $1.10
Tables, Chairs and
many other useful articles.
Get them to market quickly,
economically. We pick them
up anywhere along our line.
$10,000 CARGO INSURANCE
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This bank believes in
the principles of the
mends its work to un
affiliated wheat grow
ers. We wish God-speed
to the conference now
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