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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 1930.
JEN'NIK E. MciirRRAT.
The Frank Everson home was de
stroyed by fire earlv Sunday morn
ing. The fire started from the kit
chen stove and when discovered by
Mrs. Everson and the children was
well under way. The washing ma
chine, radio, some bedding and fur
niture were saved. The loss is part
ly covered by insurance. Mr. Ever
son who is drilling wheat for Emll
Swanson, was not at home at the
time of the fire. About a year and
a half ago the Everson family had
their home destroyed by fire and
since that time they have been llv.
ing in the house on the farm owned
bv Mrs. Everson's motner, airs.
Jennie Nolan, deceased. At present
they are making their home in Mrs.
John Louy's house on Second street
M. R. Morgan and daughter, Mrs.
Albert Nelson, were called to Wasa
ington the first of last week by the
serious illness of Mr. Morgan s son,
Ira Morgan. Mr. Morgan returned
home Sunday, but Mrs. Nelson re
mained with her brother. Ira Mor-
ean and family live at Leavenworth,
Wash., but the patient is in a hos
pital at Wenatchee where he has
undergone a major operation. There
is little hope for his recovery.
The Woman's Topic club met De
cember sixth at the home of Mrs.
Omar Rietmann. American Artists
was the subject discussed. Mrs.
Inez Freeland gave a discussion of
Maxfield Parrish. Mrs. Henry
Smouse discussed Norman Rockwell
and Mrs. Earl Blake gave a paper
on Howard Chandler Christy. Mrs.
Gorger gave a reading. The follow
ing officers were elected: Vera
Rietmann, president; Margaret
Blake, vice president; Ruth Riet
mann, secretary-treasurer, the cnu
dren's Christmas party and pot-luck
supper will be December 20 at Ruth
The following citizens of this dis
trict were summoned to the county
seat Monday for jury duty: Edgar
Ball, Paul Balsiger, Mr. Zinter,
Leonard Carlson, Fred Griffin, Bert
Johnson, Bert Palmateer and El
mer Ball. Elmer Ball was excused
Rev. C. W. Cutler of Hermiston
is holding services at the Baptist
church here each Sunday evening.
It was formerly announced that he
would speak at the church each
Thursday evening. Everyqne is in
vited to come and hear him.
The junior class was host at a
party on Friday evening, Decem
ber 5, given for the entertainment
of the student body and the grade
and high school faculty. The time
was spent in playing games and
dancing quadrilles, after which a
delicious luncheon of sandwiches,
fruit salad, cake and punch was
served in the domestic art room,
One dance was given in honor of
Earl McCabe's eighteenth birthday.
The juniors proved themselves to
be genial hosts, and the guests de
parted thanking them for a very
pleasant evening. Personnel of the
class is Francis Ely, Ralph Thomp
sen, Ralph Gibson, Opal Finn, Joel
Engelman, Norman Everson, Eliz
abeth Head, Minnie Normoyle, Mur
iel Patterson, Paul Smouse, Clara
Nelson, Norton Lundell and Jeanne
Huston. L. N. Riggs is class spon
sor. At a union meeting of the mis
sionary society and Dorcas society
of the Congregational church held
last Thursday at the church parlor
the following officers were elected
for 1931; Missionary society Mrs.
Luvisa Louy, president; Mrs. Jen
nie E. McMurray, vice president;
Mrs. Alice Peterson, secretary
treasurer. Dorcas society Mrs. Lil
lian Balsiger, president; Mrs. Mary
Swanson, vice president; Mrs. Lydia
Balsiger, secretary and Mrs. Jennie
E. McMurray, treasurer. Because
the regular meeting day of the mis
sionary society comes on New Years
day, there will be no meeting in
The Congregational bazaar and 6
o'clock dinner was well patronized
and a goodly sum was added to the
treasury. It was a merry crowd
that gathered around the tables and
good fellowship prevailed through
out the evening. The room was
gay with decorations of red and
white and sprigs of holly. Even the
fact that lone was without electri
city Friday afternoon and night,
did not detract from the success
of the affair. The beautiful holly
used in the decorations was a gift
from Mrs. W. E. Bullard of Gold
Please remember the date of the
Christian church fancy work and
food sale, December 20, at the C.
W. Swanson store.
William Strobel of Boardman
with a crew of eleven men has been
baling hay on the Fred Buchanan
ranch above town.
lone lodge No. 120, A. F. & A. M
had election of officers Wednesday
evening, Dec. 3, and the manage
ment of the order for the year 1931
rests in the hands of the following
members: Earl Blake, W. M
George Krebs, S. W.; Victor Peter
son, J. W.; Dwight Mianer, S. D.
Roy L. Eckleberry, J. D.; George
Ely, S. S.; John Krebs, J. S.; R. E.
Harbison, chaplain; Elmer Griffith,
marshal; Harlan McCurdy, secre
tary; Laxton McMurray, treasurer;
J. W. Howk, tyler. After the rout
ine of business the brothers enjoy
. ed a delicious turkey dinner served
in the Masonic dining room.
The I. O. O. F. lodge of lone will
give a benefit dance Friday eve
ning, Dec. 13 at Lexington. This is
because the only dance hall In lone
Is not available at the present time.
The proceeds from the dance will
be used to improve the cemetery
grade at lone. The quilt which the
Past Noble Grand club ladles have
been making will be drawn during
I. H. S. Alumni News
The lone high school was organ
ized In 1907, having the ninth, tenth
and eleventh grades, under Mr. A. J.
Gurland, the first principal. The
next year the twelfth grade was
started with two pupils, and only
one graduuted. This was Otto Riet
niunn, who has the honor of being
the first graduate of lone high
school and also of Morrow county.
Thus Mr. Rietmann was graduated
in 1909. He served In the World
war, being one or me nrst to go
from lone. He was In France for
some time and took an active part
in several important engagements.
At present he is one of the success
ful farmers of Morrow county.
The class of 1910 numbered three.
Omar Rietmann is also a successful
north-lone farmer. He married
Elaine Freeland and they are the
parents of two fine boys. Opal Coch
ran became the wife of Holmes Hol
man. At present Mr. and Mrs. Hol
man are in the mercantile business
in Yakima, Wash. They are the
parents of two children, a daughter
and a son. Mabel Mason Is the
wife of M. E. Cotter. They reside
The class of 1911 numbered but
one, Elva Troedson. For several
years Miss Troedson followed teach
ing. She married Frank Tooze.
Their home is in Seattle.
(Continued next week.)
formerly lived on the Jim Helms
place near Lexington have moved
to the Buchanan ranch soutn or
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt motor
ed to Pendleton Saturday.
Lexington Grange met Saturday
evening at the Leach Memorial hall.
Willows Grange put on the third
and fourth degrees, initiating Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Turner, Mr. and
Mrs. Jesse Turner, Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Miller and Hugh Conner.
After the meeting there was dancing.
At the business meeting preced
ing initiation new officers were elec
ted, as follows: master, Joe Devine;
overseer, Warren Blakely; lecturer,
Edith Miller; chaplain, Bertha Din
ges; assistant steward, Joe Thorn
burg; lady assistant steward, Beulah
Nichols; steward, Miles Martin;
Flora, Clara Nelson; Ceres, Helen
Smouse; Pomona, Naomi McMillan;
secretary, R. B. Wilcox; treasurer,
Orville Cutsforth, and gatekeeper,
J. E. Gentry.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ingles ac
companied R. B. Wilcox to the
mountains to get a large Christmas
tree for the school program, Friday,
On Saturday evening the L. H. S.
boys and girls basketball teams
played their first game in the Lex
ington gym with the Arlington boys
and girls teams. The Lexington
girls and the Arlington boys won
the games. Next Saturday the Lex
boys will play at Hermiston. As yet,
it is not definitely decided whether
or not there will be a girls game
Mrs. Arthur Parker entertained
the ladies of the Three Link Social
club Tuesday evening.
Gus McMillan who has been ill
is now able to be up and about
Friends of Mrs. Golda Leathers
received word of the passing of her
father, Fred Ashbaugh, last Monday
Lexington P. T. A. will meet at
7:30 the evening of Wednesday,
Dec. 17. Mrs. Lucy E. Rodgers will
speak on "Cooperation of Parents
and Teachers." Other features of
the meeting will be the question
box, and the topic, "Why do you
give your child money?" which will
be discussed from the angles of
both parent and teacher. All those
interested in the school are urged
The I. O. O. F. lodge of lone will
give a public dance in Leach Mem
orial hall at Lexington for the im
provement of the cemetery grade at
lone, on Saturday, Dec. 13. The
ladies of the lone Rebekah lodge
will serve supper.
Both the girls and boys town
teams have started practicing bas
ketball and hope to schedule some
games later in the season.
A number of friends and neigh
bors of the Hawks family gave them
a farewell surprise party last Fri
day evening. All the guests report
an enjoyable evening. Mr. and Mrs.
Hawks are planning to move to
On the occasion of their twen
tieth wedding anniversary on De
cember 4, Mr. and Mrs. Myles Mar
tin were given a surpise party by
group of their friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Hobart Helms who
Condon People Celebrate
Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Brown of Con
don, who are well known to many
of this community, celebrated their
golden wedding anniversary at their
home Saturday, November 29. Some
235 guests were present, among
these being 24 relatives, one of
whom was Mrs. R. E. Durkenhem
of Eugene, a sister of Mrs. Brown.
who was a witness to their marriage.
The Eastern Star chapter of Con
don, of which Mr. and Mrs. Brown
have been members for the past 33
years, presented Mrs. Brown with
a gold plated bon ban dish and Mr.
Brown with a gold watch chain.
Mr. and Mrs. Brown are native
Oregonians,. the former born at Go
shen in 1857, and the latter at Cres-
well in 1960. Their marriage took
nlace at Creswell in 1880. Their
married life of fifty years has been
spent at Rock creek and Condon.
Members of their family now living
are S. S. Brown of Alturus, Calif
Pemberton Brown, Kinzua, sons,
and Mrs. Francis Laughridge of
Relatives attending from Hepp-
ner were Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Thomp
son and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bennett
TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN:
Iu the "Oregon School Laws" as
prepared by Superintendent How
ard on page 16 under Physical Ex
amination of School Children, par
agraph 4, you will find this provision.
"Any parent or guardian may ob
ject in writing to the superintend
ent, principal or teacher against
the examination of his or her child
or ward and such pupil shall be ex
empt from any examination or test
for or on account of any physical
defect or noncontagious disease"
(L. 1925, c.27.) Pd. Adv.
A. G. PIEPER.
Chas. Stanton, Elbert Stanton,
Mrs. Nettie Shelton and Mrs. Cora
Thomas of Walla Walla and Clyde
Stanton of College Place, came over
on Wednesday to attend the funeral
of their cousin, Fred Ashbaugh.
They remained here for the post
poned services, caused by the death
of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ashbaugh.
P. M. Gemmell went to Portland
Wednesday morning where he will
transact business for a few days.
Notice is hereby given that the Coun
ty Superintendent of Morrow County
Oregon, will hold the regular examina
tion of applicants for state certificates
in her ortke at the Court House In
Heppner as follows:
Commencing Wednesday, December
17. 1930. at 9 o'clock A. M. and contin
uing until Saturday, December 20, 1930,
at 4 o'clock P. M.
Wednesday Forenoon U. S. History,
Wednesday Afternoon Physiology.
Reading, Composition, Methods in
Reading. Methods in Arithmetic.
Thursday Forenoon Arithmetic, His
tory of Education, Psychology. Methods
Thursday Afternoon Grammar. Geo
graphy. American Literature. Physics.
Methods in Language. Thesis for Pri
Friday Forenoon Theory and Prac
tice. Orthography (Spelling). Physical
Geogruphy, English Literature, Chemis
try. Friday Afternoon School Law, Alge
bra. Geology, Civil Government, Book
keeping. Saturday Forenoon Geometry, Bot
any. Saturday Afternoon General His
tory. LUCY E. RODGERS,
39140. Supt. Morrow Co. Schools.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned has been appointed executor
of the estate of Clara A. MikeselL de
ceased, by the County Court of the
State of Oregon for Morrow County,
and that all persons having claims
against the said estate are hereby noti
fied to present the same, duly veriiled
according to law. to me at the office of
my attorney, S. E. Notson. in Heppner,
Oregon, within six months from the
date of the first publication of this no
tice, said date of first publication be
ing November 13, 1930.
35-39 WILLIE E. MIKESELL,
Buy Useful Gifts Early
SHELL FISH NOW IN SEASON.
Following our usual custom at
this season, we will have clams, oy
sters, crabs, as well as other fish in
season, fresh every Friday; spring
chickens for Saturday. CENTRAL
Miss Velma Huston, teacher of
Rhea Creek school, reports a very
successful program and dance given
at Rhea Creek Grange hall batur-
day evening. A large crowd at
tended and receipts were good. The
program follows: Hard Times chor
us, school; recitation, Clayton
Wright; Advanced Geography (dia
logue), school; Stocking's Christ
mas, Lura Stephens; Two iunas oi
Greenhorns (dialogue), Joe Steph
ens and Don Allstott; dance, Joan
and Clayton Wright, Anice Lieual-
len and Don Allstott; Santa De
mands, Anice Lieuailen; The Ques
tioner (dialogue), Dorris Allstott
and Almon Lieuailen; song, Don All
stott; Timothy Cloverseed (dialo
gue), Joe Stephens, Margaret Lieu
ailen and Dorris Allstott; recita
tion, Joe Stephens; Christmas Car
ols, school. Program was announc
ed by Richard Griffin.
LOCALS DEFEAT IRRIGON.
The keen shooting eyes of Shuir-
man and Neel, Heppner forwards
told largely in the 24-9 victory of
the local town basketball team over
Irrigon hoopsters in the local school
gym, Friday. Heppner took an ear
ly lead which was at no time jeop
ardized, though Weir, Irrigon for
ward, made a scoring spurt in the
final quarter, running Irrigon's two
points up to nine. Plenty of reserves
were in uniform for the locals and
all saw action. Playing for Heppner
were Shuirman, Neel, Aiken, Buck
num. R. Ferguson, Farley, Bleak-
man, X. Ferguson. The locals jour
ney to Arlington this evening to en
gage the town team there, and on
Saturday they play a return game
Get Your Mammoth Bronze Tur
keyshens and toms for breeding
purposes; Ben Hunting strain
from Mrs. W. R. Corley, lone. 35-38.
Rich Widow So many men want
me only for my money, I fear.
Poor Suitor Darling, so little do
I care for money that I can hon
estly say I've never earned a cent in
EASY TO SELECT WHILE
STOCKS ARE COMPLETE
'What makes you order ice cream
for the first course and soup for the
'Well, my stomach is upset, so I
eat my meals backwards."
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Department of the Interior.
U. S. LAND OFFICE at The Dalles,
Oregon. Dec. 8. 1930.
NOTICE is hereby given that William
J. Doherty of Lexington. Oregon, who,
on Nov. 27, 1926. made Homestead En
try under Act Dec. 29. 1916. No. 025237,
for All of Section 14. Township 2 North,
Range 25 East. Willamette Meridian,
has filed notice of intention to make
final three year Proof, to establish claim
to the land above described, oetore
Gay M. Anderson, United States Com
missioner, at Heppner, Oregon, on the
2uth day of January, 1931.
Claimant names as witnesses: Dennis
Kiernan. of Heppner. Oregon: William
J. McDaid, of Lexington, Oregon; W.
T. Doherty, of Lexington, Oregon; Wil
lie Ruddy, of Lexington, Oregon.
W. A. WILKINSON, Register.
I wish to sincerely thank all
those who supported me by their
votes, enabling me to win second
prize in the recent sales contest.
For Salt! Auto knitting machine,
completely equipped and in fine con
dition; price reasonable. Phone
13F31, City. 28tf.
FORCED TO RETIRE
)R. ARCH HUTCHINSON,
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M. D. CLARK
YYOU MAY NOT BE A MASON
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But That Will Make No
Difference in Your
Enjoyment of the
HEPPNER HIGH SCHOOL
JUNIOR CLASS PLAY
"Are You a Mason?"
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gists, Agents, Heppner, Ore. Adv.
WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE HERE,
The price of wheat is down we know, and hope
it will get a lot better soon. And while we're
talking prices, you'll find they're down to
rock-bottom here at this independently owned
and operated Red & White Store, too.
White Laundry Soap 6 Bars 24c
Hard Wheat Guaranteed Flour, 19-lb. sk. $1.35
White Corn 3 No. 2 Cans 39c
Red & White Coffee Per. Lb. 35c
Roman Meal Large Pkg. 31c
Fancy Candied Cherries, Candied Pineapple,
and Candied Mixed Fruits i2-lb. Pkg. 39c
Come in early for selection of choice fresh
candies and fresh nuts of all kinds. Plain
mixed, extra quality, selling regularly at
HIATT & DIX
"THE RED & WHITE STORE"
High School Gym-Auditorium
8:00 o'Clock P. M.
CAST OF CHARACTERS
George Fisher, stock broker and former actor
. Theodore Thomson
Frank Perry, his friend - John Franzen
Amos Bloodgood, Perry's father-in-law Claud Hill
John Halton, farmer Gene Mikescll
Hamilton Travers, cabaret doorman Billy Cox
Ernest Morrison, young architect Eddie Kenny
Policeman - Lee Vinson
Mrs. Caroline Bloodgood Florence French
Eva, wife of Frank Perry Lola Hlatt
Annie and Lulu, two unmarried daughters of Mrs.
Bloodgood .. Lucille Hall and Ruth Turner
Mrs. Halton Louise Moyer
Lottie, the French maid - Valllce Jones
Fanchon Armitage, a cloak model Adele Nickerson
PAUL MENEGAT, Coach
IT'S A REAL COMEDY RIOT-With
ne'er a dull moment And you'll get a
great "kick" out of the student actors in
the aptly selected cast.
DON'T MISS THIS!