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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 7, 1931.
Mrs. T. J. Humphreys and daugh
ter Evelyn, accompanied by Pastor
Joel R. Benton of the Church of
Christ, and Mrs. Daniels, who has
been a visitor over the week end at
the Humphreys home, departed
Tuesday for Milton to attend the
eastern Oregon convention of the
church being held in that city three
days this week. Mr. and Mrs. Vaw
ter Crawford, Mrs. J. R. Benton and
Mrs. J. P. Conder made up another
party attending the convention for
Joseph Eskelson was up from his
Salem home over the week end and
was looking after business interests
in Heppner Saturday. He thinks
Salem got about the worst dusting
in Its history during the three days
of wind recently. People down
there were sure that the most of
Eastern Oregon's soil had moved
to the Willamette valley, but Mr.
Eskelson found plenty of good dirt
left in Morrow county, and was also
well pleased with the fine crop out
Clifford Sims arrived In the city
Tuesday afternoon from Portland
for a combined business and plea
sure viEit, enjoying greeting his
many friends here made when he
was cashier of the Farmers and
Stockgrowers bank several years
ago. Mr. Sims says hisoldest boy,
now 15 years old, is a freshman In
Grant high school.
George McDuffee had his car
quite badly damaged in a collision
with a horse on the highway Sun
day evening. A new radiator and
windshield glass will be required
and some dents taken out of fend
ers. Damage to the horse was such
that he had to be killed. Mr. Mc
Duffee escaped injury.
Bert Johnson and Henry Filkins
spent a few hours in town Monday
from the Johnson wheat farm
north of lone. Mr. Johnson states
that the big blow of last week left
his wheat undamaged, but some
early gardens in the vicinity suf
fered by being either blown out or
Dr. A. D. McMurdo has been ab
sent from the city for the last week,
going to Portland for medical at
tention. On examination by special
ists in the city, It was found the
doctor's health demanded that he
rest-up for a spall, and no definite
time has been set for his return.
C. D. Gabrielson, special agent for
the Royal and Queen insurance
companies, represented in this city
by Mahoney & Co., was calling on
the local agency Monday. Mr. Ga
brielson is a resident of Salem and
has been engaged in the insurance
game for the past 50 years.
Frank Young and his sister, Mrs.
Rulus Farrens, were visitors here
Monday from lone. Mr. Young was
rejoicing over the splendid rain
that came to his part of the county
Friday, a big boost to the fast grow
Ralph Moore, in the employ of
the state highway department, and
who has recently been at work in
the southern part of the state, is
enjoying a visit with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George Moore, in this
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Clark were in
the city Saturday, Interested specta
tors at Rodeo field of the athletic
contests between the pupils of the
various grade schools of the county.
Henry Peterson took in the ath
letic doings at Rodeo field Saturday.
He was rejoicing over the big rain
of Friday, stating that Eight Mile
received Its share.
Troy Bogard of Eight Mile was In
the city Monday. He states the big
rain of Friday evening was of much
benefit to growing crops in that
Roy Scott was over from his
ranch at Top, Oregon, on Monday,
looking after matters of business in
The state convention of the De
gree of Honor was held in Portland
during the past week, and the local
lodge was represented by Mrs. Berl
Coxen, delegate, and Mesdames W.
J. Beamer, George Moore and Add
Moore attending as honor delegates.
The local lodge has been honored in
having one of the principal state
official positions the coming year,
Mrs. Beamer having been elected
secretary. Heppner also divided
honors with St. Helens, the two
lodges having scored highest in in
spection In the state. While at
tending the meeting, Mrs. George
Moore was given the grand lodge
degree. The ladies returned home
Sunday night. '
Mrs. Ethel Knighten, local wom
an now teaching at Tigard, will be
in the Tigard ladies' trio that will
appear an the prgoram of the Am
erican Legion post of that city Sun
day. The post is honoring Mothers'
Day. The selections of the trio will
be given over two of Portland's
broadcasting stations the same day,
KGW at 8:45 and KEX at 10:30,
and Heppner friends of Mrs. Knigh
ten can listen In at these hours.
Charley Osten came In Sunday
from Ashland where he has been
since last September, making his
home with his daughter, Mrs. Lewis
Cason, who teaches in the state
normal school there. Charley had
intended staying until the close of
school, but when spring arrived he
could not resist the urge to get back
to the hills of Morrow county. He
thinks Ashland a nice city In which
to live, however.
K. L. Beach, hardware and im
plement dealer of Lexington, was
in Heppner Monday and reports
that his community received the
blessing of an abundant rain on
Friday evening. Mr. Beach is now
designated as the "John D." of Lex
ington, being at the head of the re
cently organized and incorporated
Morrow Oil company, which institu
tion reports a good trade these
Mr. and Mra Henry Schwarz and
son Billy and Mrs. Maggie Hunt re
turned Tuesday from a stay of a
few days at Wapato, Wash., Mr. and
Mrs. Schwarz and Billy visiting
with the E. R. Merritt family, and
Mrs. Hunt with a sister residing
Mrs. George Moore visited with
her daughter, Mrs. Neil Knighten,
at Tigard last Friday, and while
there attended the pioneers' picnic
and program in the forenoon, and
in the afternoon the May Day pro
gram put on by the Tigard school.
J. E. Morgan and Mr. and Mrs.
Ted Troge were in the city Monday
completing a deal for the transfer
to Mr. Morgan of the dray business
of Mr. Troge at lone. The Troge
family expects to move to Esatcada
in the near future.
Egbert Young of Liberty was
looking after business here Satur
day and reports that the rain of
Friday evening was abundant in
his vicinity, refreshing the grain.
Prospects for the crop are fine
J. B. Adams, pioneer wheat farm
er of the Hardman section, and
Mrs. Adams, were in the city for a
few hours yesterday morning. Mr.
Adams reports a goodly fall of rain
on the farm Friday evening.
Mrs. A. A. McAtee departed Sun
day morning on a business trip to
Corvallls. She accompanied C. L.
Sweek as far as Portland, Mr.
Sweek going to the city to preside
In circuit court there.
Mike Marshall, pioneer resident
of the Boardman section, was doing
business in the city yesterday.
Tony Vey, stockman of Little But
ter creek, was looking after busi
ness in this city Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lotus Robison were
Hardman residents in Heppner for
a short while Monday.
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The Junior-Senior banquet was
held Thursday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Claude White.
Those in attendance were the fac
ulty and members of the junior and
Mrs. Harry Schrlever entertained
a group of her friends at a five hun
dred party Friday evening.
Lexington P. T. A. held the last
meeting of the school year Wednes
day evening. The grade school
gave an operetta, after which the
regular business meeting was held.
Discussion of the new grade school
textbook law was held. After the
meeting cake and coffee were serv
ed to the large group of P. T. A.
members who attended.
Mrs. Ted McMillan was called to
Arlington last week on account of
the Illness of her mother, Mrs.
Clark. On Saturday Mrs. Clark
passed away, burial service being
held at Cove, Oregon.
Thursday afternoon a movie con
cerning 4-H club work was given in
the Legion hall. Miss Stallard, Mrs.
Rodgers and Miss Lucy Case were
present to show the pictures. Va
rious phases of the work were ex
plained by Miss Case.
A number of the Lexington grade
school boys participated in the
track meet held in Heppner, May 2.
Kieth Gentry, a member of the six
ty to eighty pound division, won
three firsts: in the baseball throw,
running broad jump, and fifty-yard
On Saturday the Lexington Boy
Scout troop went to the mountains
where they spent the night. They
were accompanied by Adrain Bech
dolt, scout master, R. B. Wilcox and
A number of Lexington people
picnicked in the mountains Sunday.
Among those who went were Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph Jackson and fam
ily, Mrs. Laura Scott, Mr. and Mrs.
Guy Shaw and family, J. E. Gentry,
Mae Gentry, Mis Pearl Vail, Miss
Helen Wells, Miss Helen Falconer,
Cletus Nichols and Mr. and Mrs.
Dr. Poling addressed the high
school students and the eighth
grade on the subject of higher edu
cation in the high school auditorium
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilcox and
daughter, Patricia-Ann, spent Sat
urday and Sunday at the home of
The Store of Personal Service
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Wilcox.
Joe Eskelson, accompanied by
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Fredrickson
and their daughter, Ernestine, spent
several days last week visiting
friends and looking after business
interests. They returned to their
home in Salem Sunday. Mrs. Es
kelson's health, which has been
poor for some time, is reported very
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Devine, accom
panied by Mrs. Harry Dinges, at
tended grange at Rhea Creek last
Sunday afternoon. The main fea
ture of the afternoon was a talk on
the work of the state legislature by
Representative Snell of Arlington.
Pupils of Mrs. Poulson
In Public Piano Recital
Mrs. William Poulson presented
her students in piano in public re
cital at the school auditorium last
night before an appreciatie audi
ence. A profusion of spring flowers
was used to beautify the stage. The
Light Cavalry Overture Von Suppe
Piano 1: Teresa Breslin and Jeanette
Piano 2: Mary White and Mrs. Poul
son. The Harp Williams
Rabbit Revels : Williams
Summer Days Williams
Night Wind Wright
An Indian Legend , Endres
A March Wright
(a) Unfinished Symphony .... Schubert
(b) Surprise Symphony Haydn
(c) Bridal Chorus Wagner
Ship Ahoy! - Vandervere
In Uniform - Orth
Piano 1: Margaret Beckett and Rita
Piano 2: Virginia and Howard Cleve
land. Woodland Revels Armstrong
Betty Marie Adkins
Valse - Ewing
In the Cave - Lemont
The Trumpet Call Evans
Marie Barlow, Pauline Piercey, Irene
The First Butterfly Torlussen
Indian Dance Mclntyre
The Village Blacksmith Lange
The Happy Miller Kern
The Camel Train Baines
Le Carillon - Ringuet
Piano 1: Nancy Cox and Winifred
Piano 2: Viola Brown and Mrs. Poul
son. Charmante ...... Groton
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Mrs. Emma Gemmell is attending
the Eastern Oregon convention of
the Christian church at Milton this
week, going over on Tuesday with
Mrs. T. J. Humphreys.
This section was treated to an
other "rain" of dust Wednesday af
ternoon, and now the good house
wife has all of that housecleaning
to do over again.
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Rippee were
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We want every boy
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of age raising baby
chicks under 4-H club
supervision to call at
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visitors in town today from their
home on Rhea creek. Mr. Rippee
reports that the rain hit pretty
heavy Friday evening in the vicn-
iity of the Jeff Jones place, and
came near getting a lot of his young
pigs. It happened, however, that
no serious damage was done.
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