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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1931,
The last issue of East Washing
tonian, published at Pomeroy, Wn,
contained the account of the death
of Mrs. Mattie Darby, who passed
away in Portland Tuesday, May 5th,
and was burled at Pomeroy Friday
afternoon, May 8. Mrs. Darby was
a sister or J. H. Cox of this city,
who was not informed of the death
in time to reach Pomeroy for the
funeral.' She was born at Hunne-
well, Missouri, on November 7th,
1856, and was married to James A.
Darby on May 1, 1873. The family
came to Pomeroy in the summer of
1885 and that city had heen her
Frank Ward visited with rela
tives in Morrow county over the
week end, and on Sunday departed
for Kellogg, Idaho, where he has
other relatives living. Mr. Ward
has been a resident of Walterville.
Oregon, for the past ten years, go
ing to Lane county from here. He
was recently bereft of his wife, Mrs,
Ward passing away at her home at
Walterville some two weeks ago.
While here Mr. Ward visited with
his sister, Mrs. J. A. Adams and
family at Hardman.
C. E. Carlson and son were visit
ors here Saturday from the farm
home in the Gooseberry section.
Mr. Carlson has no complaint con
cerning crop prospects, as every
thing points to an abundant yield
this season. Like other wheatrals
ers, he would be feeling a little bet
ter if the price outlook would
measure up to the prospects for a
Some reports reach this office
that the extremely warm weather
of the first of the week had done
some damage to the growing crops.
Grain has been progressing very
nicely up to this time, and perhaps
a little too rank, but as the condi
tions have changed to cloudy and
cooler over most of the county, no
great damage will likely result
The airplane which was damaged
recently in attempting to land on
the hill above Heppner and which
has since remained in plain view
from Main street, is reported to
have been sold to Ted McDaid. The
report is that the former owners
will put the ship into flying shape
and give Mr. McDaid instruction in
Mr. and Mrs. Joel R. Benton mo
tored to Echo Sunday evening,
where Mr. Benton delivered the bac
calaureate address in the Methodist
church there to the large class of
graduates of the Echo school. Mr.
and Mrs. Benton report a very in
teresting service that was attended
by a large audience.
Mr. and Mrs. French Burroughs
were in town for a while Saturday
from the farm home south of Jor
dan Siding. Since warmer weather
vegetation is making rapid growth;
wheat fields have shown a lot of tar
weed recently, but the wheat Is now
getting the upper hand, Mr. Bur
Mrs. W. L. McCaleb returned
home Saturday from Portland, Mr.
McCaleb driving down for her. She
has been absent for several months,
during the greater portion of which
time she was a patient in the hos
pital. Mrs. McCaleb has been quite
fully restored to normal health.
The American Legion Auxiliary
will meet Tuesday evening, May 19.
Members who haven't already done
so are asked to bring an inexpen
sive article to be added to the "kit
ty." A service of tribute to the
memory of Mrs. Bauman will be
given at this meeting.
Shearers are busy this week at
at the John Kilkenny ranch on Hin
ton creek, and the wool is being
rushed to the warehouse in Hepp
ner by trucks. No sales have been
reported on the big clips so far this
Mr. and Mrs. Vawter Crawford
visited for a short time Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Spencer near Stanfleld. Going on to
Pendleton they spent Sunday night
with Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cooley.
Mrs. Fred Elder of Wapato, Wn.,
and Mrs. Willetta Vincent of Free
water spent Sunday in this city
with their mother, Mrs. Mattie Ad
kins, and enjoyed a short visit with
numerous old time freinds.
Russell E. Pratt, John Hlatt, Ed
Kellcy and Andy Baldwin com
posed a party of local fishermen
who visited Suttle lake, Deschutes
county, over the week end. They
report good luck,
Leonard Schwarz and Stanley
Reavls report a nice catch of fish
mado on Cottonwood creek, Grant
Jason Blddle, Rhea creek farmer,
was looking after affairs of bust
ness in this city Tuesday.
Chas. Melville, Alpine wheatrais
er, was looking after matters of
business in this city Saturday. Crop
prospects down his way are just
about the best they have been in
Roy Neill, who was In the city
Saturday from his home near Pine
City, reports that his shearing Is
done and the wool sold. The fleeces
brought him 14 cents per pound.
Wm. Driskell and son Clyde from
La Grande, and Mrs. Elsie Steven
son from The DaHes visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hayes
In this city Sunday.
Sid George, past state commander
of the American Legion and adjust
er for the state Industrial accident
commission, was in the city yester
day on business.
The Women's Missionary society
of the Methodist church will hold
its regular meeting next Tuesday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. M.
Edw. Lindekin was here from
lone Saturday, spending several
hours in the city while attending
to business affairs.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Nelson of
Lexington were vWtors in this city
for a short time Wednesday after
noon. Mr., and Mrs. Jos. Devine were
visitors here Wednesday afternoon
from their farm north of Lexing
David H. Grabill of lone is a pa
tient at Heppner hospital where he
is receiving medical attention. He
came up from his home Sunday.
T. W. Cutsforth, who formerly
engaged in farming in this county,
was a visitor here Saturday from
Buck Adams, farmer of Hard-
man, was attending to business
matters in Heppner Saturday.
J. A. Adams, pioneer resident of
Hardman, was a visitor in Heppner
for several hours Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Keene were
visitors in the city Saturday from
their home on Rhea creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Palmer
were Lexington folks in the city
MRS. ELLA FARRENS.
Miss Mary Saling returned home
Saturday from the Wright ranch
where she has been working.
Victor Johnson left town to drive
Ray Wright's cattle to the reserve.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Buschke mo
tored to Pendleton Friday.
Peter Frisker flew from Arling
ton to Hardman in his new plane,
and took up the following passen
gers: Frances Leathers, Guy Hast
ings, Esten Stevens, George Kirk,
Morris McKitrick and Fay Ash-baugh.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Steers moved
to their mountain home for the
Owen Leathers was home from
where he has been shearing in
Washington, with blood poisoning
in his hand.
Elmer Musgrave went to The
Dalles Saturday. He was accom
panied by Loes Stevens and Mrs.
Lee Bleakman and son Norman.
Mrs. Bleakman Is going to meet her
husband who is surveying on the
Mrs. Hazel Saling is visiting her
mother this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert McDonald
have moved to the Elmer Musgrave
Frank Ward and Mr. and Mrs.
Stokes are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Lotus Robison were
business visitors in Heppner.
The following people were doing
business in Heppner: Jess Coats,
J. B. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. O. E.
Johnson, Elvira Bleakman, Guy
Hastings, Mrs. Charlie Hastings
and daughter Lorllla.
Mrs. Emil Johnson had the mis
fortune to fall and crack a bone in
Miss Zetta Bleakman returned
home from Heppner where she has
The people of the community
enjoyed a picnic on Rock creek
Miss Marie Saling and Victor
Johnson visited at the home of Mrs.
Lee Bleakman Sunday.
Mrs. Opal Adams and Debbie Mc
Danlel spent the week end at the
home of Mrs. O. H. Leathers.
Misses Mildred and Murl Farrens
and Darrel Farrens went to Lone
Rock to the dance Saturday.
Beth and Nellie Wright were vis
iting in Hardman Saturday.
Mrs. Kenneth Bleakman, Mrs.
Bert Bleakman and family and El
vira Bleakman went to Tupper
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Chapin Barber & Beauty SKoppe
ranger station Saturday for the
Mrs. Carey Hastings was visiting
a few days in Lone Rock with
friends and relatives.
Miss Edith Stallard was visiting
the schools Friday.
Raymond McDonald went to work
on the Hardman-Spray road.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Buschke and
children and Mrs. Maxene McDan-
iel visited with Mrs. Buschke's par
ents in the mountains Tuesday.
The Pine City school had their
commencement exercises May 7.
Guy L. Drill, pastor of the Chris
tian church of Pendleton, delivered
the commencement address with
"Preparation for Life" as his topic.
Music was given by the Misses
Fredreckson of Stanfleld and the
Pine City band. Neva Neill was
valedictorian, William McCarty was
salutatorian and Oscar McCarty
gave the class will and prophecy.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rauch and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph
Klinger and family motored to Pen
dleton on business Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Callahan and
daughter Mary Francis were in the
community Sunday on their way to
John Curran and Joe Kilkenny
motored to Echo and Pendleton
Thursday on business.
Bernard Doherty was looking af
ter business interests in Heppner
Martin Kerrnan of Butter creek
was a visitor in Alpine Saturday.
C. W. McNamer of Heppner was
visiting in this community one day
Mrs. Margaret Peddicord, Mrs.
Bert Michel and Miss Reitha How
ard attended the commencement ex
ercises at Pine City Thursday evening.
Julian Rauch and son Irvin were
present at the commencement exer
cises held at Pine City May 7.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Michel motor
ed to Ukiah on business Saturday.
They returned home Monday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Finley and
son Claud were Sunday visitors at
the Gorger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lindsay and
family drove to Pine City Thursday
where they were present at the
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Miller and
children Tad, Colleen and Marvin,
of Lexington were guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Doher
Edward McDaid, W. J. McDaid,
Nora McDaid and Margaret McDaid
motored to lone for a short while
Irl Clary left Monday for Port
land where he will visit for a few
By RUTH DINGE3.
The baccalaureate services for
the graduating class of 1931 were
held in the Congregational church
at seven-thirty Sunday evening.
Rev. Stanley Moore of Heppner
addressed the class, taking as his
theme the story of the rich young
ruler. The church was beautifully
decorated wtih spring flowers.
A Mothers' Day program was giv
en Sunday morning by the members
of the Christian church. The ladies
choir of the church sang two songs;
there were readings by Amabel
Strodtman, Rose Thornburg and
Louise Hunt Mrs. Trina Parker
sang a solo, "Mother Calling," and
Mildred Sanford played a piano
Mrs. Jim Omohundro is seriously
ill at her home north of Lexington.
Lawrence Beach of Walla Walla
spent the week end visiting at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
K. L. Beach.
Lexington Grange will meet on
Saturday evening. Candidates will
be initiated into the third and
fourth degrees by members of the
Willows Grange. Coffee and cake
will be served after the meeting,
and all members are urged to at
tend. K. L. Beach is quite ill at his
home in Lexington."
Miss Helen Falconer recieved
word this week of the serious illness
of her father at his home in Enter
prise. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Spellman and
family recently removed to Port
land, and will locate somewhere in
the Willamette valley.
Mrs. E. J. Evans, Gwen Evans,
Ruth Dinges and Erma Duvall re
turned Monday evening from Eu
gene, where they had been visiting
with Helen Valentine for the past
three days, and enjoying Junior
Local ads in the Gazette Timui
MRS. W. C. ISOM.
James Warner, who has been in
Canada for some time planning an
extended trip by airplane to some
gold fields in Alaska, changed his
mind and returned home Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Wooley from
Idaho visited several days this week
with their cousin, Mrs. Amy Collins.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Suddarth
have again taken up their residence
on their place three miles, south
west of town. The Asa Scarlet fam
ily, who spent the winter on the
Suddarth place, have purchased the
Eggleston place and are moving
Mrs. OUie Coryell was called to
The Dalles last Wednesday by the
serious illness of her father. Word
received Sunday stated that he was
Mrs. A. C. Houghton entertained
the H. E. C. ladies at her home
Thursday afternoon. A pleasant
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social time was spent and a deli
cious lunch partaken of at the close
of the day. The next meeting of
the club will be with Mrs. Frank
Frederickson, May 21.
Earl and Donald Isom, Verdie
Leach and Florence Brace visited
Sunday evening in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. George Kendler Jr. at
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Williams
were guests at a table of "500" in
the Houghton home Friday evening.
Mrs. Frank Brace had her tonsils
removed at the Hermiston hospital
Monday and is now at home very
much improved In health.
Henry Weir was in Hermiston
Saturday having some dental work
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Isom were
calling on Mr. and Mrs. Don Rut
ledge Sunday afternoon.
Jack McFall and M. McCoy were
visiting relatives here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Merton Dawald mo
tored over to the Condon country
on a pleasure trip Sunday.
Bill Grabeil and Snow McCoy left
Sunday for San Diego, Cal., to visit
W. C. Isom was a Hermiston vis
itor Saturday where he purchased
a used Ford coupe from Frank
Pierson. Mr. Isom is employed on
the Wallula cut-off and will begin
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Jones and
family were Umatilla visitors Sun
day. Mr. Jones shipped the first
Sperry Chick Feeds
We carry a full line
We want every boy
or girl under 14 years
of age raising baby
chicks under 4-H club
supervision to call at
our office and receive
a real p r e s e n t f or
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crate of strawberries going from
this vicinity, Monday.
Mrs. Batie Rand returned from
Pendleton Wednesday and will re
main in the home of her mother,
Mrs. James Warner, for a few days.
Several men with teams were em
ployed at the cemetery Saturday,
doing some much needed Improve
ment Let us hope the good work
will continue and God's acre be
made a place of beauty.
75 weaner pigs for sale, $5 each.
Frank Swaggart, Lena. 7-10
DR. F. W. CLARKE, optometrist
and optician, will be In HEPPNER.
Sunday, May 17th. at the Hotel
Heppner, on his regular trip. We
are better equipped than ever to
take care of your eye troubles.
Special low prices on all work.
Twelve years in Portland; making
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