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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1931
MBS. A. T. HERE I M, Correspondent
Misses Ella and Marion Miller of
Redmond spent the week end with
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W.
George Chandler of Willow creek
Sunday at the Wilbanks home. Mr.
Chandler is Mrs. Wilbanks' brother.
Mrs. Carrick who has been visiting
at Willow creek for the past week,
returned to Boardman with him.
Last week Earl Cramer motored
to Northport,, Wn., to get his son
Basil. They returned home Wed
nesday and Basil will spend his va
cation this summer here with his
Warren Brice came to Boardman
Monday. He is staying at the Wil
O. H. Warner is expecting a ship
ment of 500 White Leghorn chicks
Mr. and Mrs. McMahon of Ar
lington were visitors at the John
Preuter ranch Wednesday.
Mrs. Carroll Kennedy was in Her
miston Saturday having dental
Brice Dillabough has purchased
a new Ford sedan.
Mr. and Mrs. Disbro and family
from Idaho have rented the Deck
Dillabough ranch, where they will
make their home.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Johnson and
son Gordon of Wasco spent Sunday
at the J. R. Johnson home. Mrs.
J. H. Johnson who has been visiting
here returned home with them.
The baseball game Sunday was
played by the married and single
men. The married men won by a
score of 8-13.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Marschat were
visitors in The Dalles Saturday.
Mrs. H. E. Waite went to her
home in Troutdale Sunday, where
she expects to stay for a short time.
While in the valley she will go to
Centralia to attend the high school
graduation exercises of one of her
Frank Doney and son Jimmy who
have been in Boardman for some
time left Wednesday for Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Allen and
family of La Grande were visitors
at the Jess Allen home Sunday.
Mrs. Claude Coats and daughter
Echo left Monday for the valley
where they will spend several weeks
Since the warm weather has come
different groups are enjoying pic
nics at the river. Sunday evening
a crowd enjoyed picnicking at the
Dillabough place on the river. Pres
ent were the Kings, Rands, Meads,
Marschats, Browns, Macombers,
Dillaboughs, Gorhams, Wickland
ers and Hattie Schultz.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Packard were
guests at a lovely dinner Sunday at
the Rands home.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Ballenger
spent the week end in The Dalles.
The Charles Wicklander family
attended grange at Willow creek
Saturday evening. This week Mr.
Wicklander will be in Wasco coun
ty. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Barlow and
daughter and Mrs. J. F. Gorham
were Pendleton visitors Monday.
On Thursday afternoon Mrs.
Frank Cramer gave a party for Ba
sil Cramer, who has been away for
over a year. His friends are all de
lighted to have him here again. The
afternoon was enjoyed playing
games after which refreshments
Miss Cathryn Healey of Heppner
has been visiting during the past
week at the Mike Healey home.
Rev. and Mrs. W. O. Miller were
dinner guests at the Messenger
The Ladies Aid Silver tea will be
held Wednesday, June 3. The place
of meeting will be announced later.
Mrs. Anna Heiny, teacher of the
Social Ridge school, came down
Sunday to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Irl Clary where she will visit for
several days. Mrs. Heiny s school
was out last Friday.
The Snappy Snippers sewing club
held a special meeting at the Al
pine schoolhouse Friday in order
that they might choose a demon'
stration team to go to the fair at
Heppner in September. Doris
Klinger and Margaret McDaid were
chosen to go. All of the club mem
bers plan to exhibit their work at
the fair this fall.
Miss Peggy Kilkenny of Alpine is
visiting several days at the home
of her uncle, John Kilkenny of Hln-
Art Schmidt was a visitor in
Bernard McDevltt of Juniper
spent Saturday and Sunday visiting
with friends in Alpine.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Michel, Wil
lard Hawley and Miss Margaret
Howard motored to Lexington and
Heppner on business Wednesday.
Miss Mary Anne Doherty of Lone
Tree is spending several days visit
ing with friends in Alpine.
Miss Mae Doherty and Miss Mary
McOabe motored down from Hepp
ner Sunday to the home of their
aunt, Mrs. W. T. Doherty at Junl
per. Miss Doherty's school was out
W. J. Doherty, Dorothy Doherty
and William Ruddy drove to Hepp
Art Schmidt was a Wednesday
evening caller at the Neil Melville
home last week.
Mrs. Margaret Peddlcord was giv-
en a pleasant surprise Wednesday
evening when a birthday dinner
was given for her at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Bert Michel.
Irl Clary and son Irl left Tuesday
for Wallace, Idaho, where they will
Bpend several days looking after
Miss Margaret Howard was a.
guest at the home of the Misses Na
omi and Audrey Moore Tuesday
A crowd of people from Alpine
and neighboring districts gathered
at the Alpine schoolhouse Monday
evening from where they drove to
the home of G. L. Bennett The oc-
KIBITZER COMING TO CHAUTAUQUA
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A rollicking farce comedy, fresh
from the bright lights of the Broad
way Theatrical district, is the open
ing night attraction on this year's
Kibitzer is a comedy in three
acts, which was first produced at
the Royal Theatre in New York
City, February 2Sth, 1930. It was
written by Jo Swerling and Edward
Mr. Robinson, who collaborated
In the writing of the play, also
portrays its leading part of "I.
Lazarus," the "Kibitzer," a name
contrived from uncertain Jewish
derivatives to denote the sort of
person who Is always full of bad
advice, Garganatuan schemes and
gorgeous visions that never mate
rialize. It is difficult role to play
without alienating sympathy, but
Mr. Robinson does it excellently
"Kibitzer" is Jewish for "butin-
sky," and during the three acts ot
the play the stock market is indis
criminately mixed up with the
problems of love's young dream
and are thoroughly butted into, up
set and trampled over by the lead
ing character of the play.
The first act of the story is laid
in the cigar store of "Kibitzer,
who is a Jewish would-be business
man. He compels his daughter to
wait on the customers while be
gives advice on horse racing, stock
market and other subjects. Rosy,
the daughter, falls in love with a
young soda fountain attendant,
while her father wishes her tn mar
ry the son of a wealthy society
lady who has made money in the
stock market. Rosy's lover loses
his money on a horse race at the
advice of Kibitzer, and Rosy al
most decides to marry the rich
young man rather than live a life
In the second act "Kibitzer" has
a stroke of luck and wins a big
block of steel stock, and the rest
of the play is devoted to showing
how the plot works out with every
thing lovely and "everybody living
happily ever after" at the finish.
It is rollicking, happy go lucky,
thoroughly modern in tone, and
thoroughly clean and fine in char
acter. It has been called the most
up to the minute play of the Amer
ican stage since it deals with the
problems of the last twelve months
as well as the eternal problem of
Since road shows have almost
been eliminated throughout the
country except on Chautauqua, it
will be doubtless the finest oppor
tunity of the year to see a thor
oughly amusing New York hit put
on in a thoroughly entertaining
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ral-
siger. The young people plan to re-
mam m lone until the middle of
The Albert Pettevs familv
moved to Courtrock. J. E. Grimes
took their household goods over bv
L. H. Jackson of Portland was a
Saturday night guest at the E. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Colvln. Mm
Helen Farrens, Genevieve Farrens
and Mildred Smith motored up
from Portland to attend high school
Guyla Cason of Arlington has
been visiting friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bryson and
son Francis, and Mr. Bryson, Sr.,
spent the week end at Lewiston, the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bryson.
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Grimes
were week-end" business visitors in
The baseball game oh the local
field Sunday between lone and Ru-fus-Blalock
was a rather tame af
rair. The score was 18-8 in favor
E. R. Lundell, Cleo Drake and E.
J. Bristow left Tuesday morning on
a fishing trip to Crooked River.
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Cotter are
also out of town on their second
fishing trip this season. We under
stand they have gone to the Deschutes.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Shipley were
pleased to have as guests Sunday
Mr. Shipley's mother, and his broth
er-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Conner and children from Stanfleld.
The elder Mrs. Shipley's home is at
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Shipley de
parted Monday for Lostine for a
few weeks' visit with Mrs. Shipley's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Allen.
Work is progressing nicely on the
annex which the American Legion
boys are building on the Legion hall.
the new part will be eighteen by
UNDER YEAR AGO
casion was a charavari party on
Mr. and Mrs. John Haddox who
were married at Pendleton Satur
day evening. The bride was for
merly Helen Bennett of Alpine. Af
ter rousing everyone with the noise
of many quickly improvised instru
ments the party spent the remain
der of the evening in dancing. Ev
eryone reports an enjoyable time,
with perhaps the exception of the
groom who was taken to the over
flowing watering trough in the
early morning hours and ducked to
the bottom of it3 shivering depths.
John Moore and son Russell arid
Bill Smithhurst drove to the moun
tains above Heppner last week.
The Misses Mildred and Margaret
Howard were Sunday evening
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Clayton Ayers on Butter creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Klinger
and children and Mr. and Mrs. Hen
ry Rauch and children motored to
Echo for a visit Sunday.
Hugh Sheridan of Hinton creek
came down last week to the Kil
kenny home where he will remain
for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed McDaid, Ber
nard McDevitt, Mary Doherty and
Nora McDaid motored to Heppner
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rauch and
children were Monday callers at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph
Klinger and Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Miss Ruth Bennett and Alfred
Schmidt motored to Echo Friday
evening where they took in the
Clothes Mean Much to
Small Child, Says OSC
Clothes may or may not make
the man, but they certainly have a
lot to do with making or marring
the disposition as well as the happi
ness of the small child, says Mrs.
Sarah Prentiss, professor of child
development, Oregon State college.
A child may be nervous or fidgety
or extremely quiet and shy just be
cause of the fit of his clothing, she
points out Clothes that are too
small are uncomfortable because
they restrict the child's natural ac
tivity, and those that are too large
and feel as if they are falling off
are a strain on the nerves.
A sensitive child is often made
shy and unhappy by the gibes and
ridicule of playmates who are al
ways quick to notice and laugh at
the child who is odd in any way, in
cluding dress, Mrs. Prentiss says.
This problem Is especially serious,
she explains, because the attitude
may carry over and effect the
child's future success and happi
ness. Materials of gay but soft colors,
with small, cheerful designs are rec
ommended for children's clothes,
because clothes of such materials
make the child feel gay, Mrs. Pren
tiss says, while dull or harsh colors
are depressing to many children.
It is well to avoid large or spotty
prints, or plain colors that are too
intense, as they tend to blot out the
Mothers own convenience and the
safety of the child are other argu
ments In favor of gay shades In
play clothes. Bright colored outfits
are more easily seen by the motor
ist, and mothers who must do the
housework and keep an eye on
Johnny or Mary at the same time
find that they cant get out of sight
as quickly If dressed In pink, blue
or yellow as they can If dressed In
brown or some other dull shade.
JENNIE E. McMURRAY.
The Commencement exercises of
the lone high school were held on
Thursday evening, May 21, when
eighteen members, the largest class
in the history of the school, receiv
ed their diplomas. A capacity
house was in attendance. The stage
was artistically decorated with ev
ergreen and cut flowers. The pro
gram was exceptionally pleasing
and the class composed of five girls
and thirteen boys was most attrac
tive. Members of the class of 1931 are
Gladys Brashers, Geneva Pettyjohn,
Helen Smouse, Veda Eubanks, Mar
garet Crawford, Earl McCabe, Mil
ton Morgan, Francis Troedson, Ir
vin Ritchie, Ralph Mason, Johnnie
Eubanks, Louis Buschke, Grant
Conway, Norman Swanson, Nor
man Nelson, Ordie Farrens, Virgil
Esteb and Barton Clark.
The class motto: If we rest, we
rust Class colors: Heliothrope and
rose. Class flower, Pink carnation.
The program In full was present
ed as follows: Processional, Mrs.
Margaret Blake; invocation, Rev.
W. W. Head; "The World Is Wait
ing for the Sunrise," Seitz, and "I
Passed by Your Window," Brahe,
high school octette; salutatory,
Helen Smouse; baritone solo,
"Where My Caravan Has Rested,"
Lohr, Lyle N. Riggs; class history,
Geneva Pettyjohn; class prophecy,
Earl McCabe; class will, Gladys
Brashers; violin solo, "Souvenir,"
Drdla, Mrs. Sam Hatch; valedic
tory, Norman Swanson; "The End
of a Perfect Day," Jacobs-Bond, and
"The House Beside the Road," Nev-
in, solos by Mrs. E. A. Tucker of
Moro; address, James T. Matthews,
instructor at Willamette university;
presentaion of awards, George E.
Tucker. At this time Mr. Tucker
presented the sportsmanship cup
to Earl McCabe, the citizenship cup
to the senior class and the scholar
ship to Virgil Esteb who has com
pleted the high school work in
three years. The diplomas were
presented by Mrs. Ruth B. Mason,
chairman of the school board. Pres
entation of certificates by Mrs. Lucy
E. Rodgers, county school superin
tendent. Mrs. Rodgers presented eighth
grade diplomas to ten: Howard Eu
banks, Carl Lindeken, Fred Rankin,
Marguerite Troge, Harriet Heliker,
Bryce Keene, Ellen Nelson, Clifford
Yarnell, Eva Swanson and Mable
Cool. To twenty pupils in the lone
scnool, Mrs. Rodgers presented
certificates of perfect attendance,
f red Kankin, Carl Lindeken. Brvce
Keene, Miriam Hale, Eugene Nor
moyle, Ross Belle Perry, Rollo
Crawford, Mignonette Perry, Ruth
Crawford, Harry Normoyle, Kath
erine Griffith, Helen Lundell, Joan
Sipes, Harold Buchanan, Francis
Fitzpatrlck, Walter Corley, Eileen
Sperry, Dorothy May Brady, Maud
Cool and Delmer Crawford.
In the poppy poster contest spon
sored by the American Legion Aux
iliary, nrst prize went to David
Cantwell, grade B, age 10, and sec
ond to Clifford Yarnell, grade 8, age
15. Presentations of awards were
made by Mrs. Mary Beckner at the
all sohool assembly held Friday
morning. At wis time, Mrs. Beck
ner also gave an Interesting talk
on the poppy sale which opened Sat
urday. The Legion ladles sold 225 popples
Saturday. Everyone is eager to
help In this good cause.
Edward A. Lindeken and family
departed Saturday for Woodburn
and Salem where they plan to spend
Miss Elizabeth Head was an out
going passenger on Saturday night's
train. She has been a student in
lane high school during the year
just closed and will spend the vaca
tion at Cathlamet, Washington.
Mrs. Ross Smith of Rock creek
was a guest last week at the Scott
Erown home on Rhea creek. She
attended the graduation exercises
here Thursday evening. While in
town she was the guest of Mrs.
Sarah Piggott, and later visited at
the Henry Smouse ranch home.
Melvin Brady, son of Mrs. Ralph
Ledbetter, recently suffered a bad
ly fractured arm.
A large crowd was in attendance
at the Legion dance Saturday night
and all report a most enjoyable
time. The Cecil orchestra furnished
the music. Another dance will be
given in two weeks.
J. A. Harbke and L. H. Estes of
the Wells Springs Gas and Oil com
pany, accompanied by Sam Foster
of Portland, visited the scene of the
drilling operations at Wells Springs
Monday. Mr. Foster, who is a man
of years' experience along his line
of work, was brought here by the
company in order that they might
obtain his opinion of the prospects
for gas or oil. Mr. Foster thinks
the gas prospects are really remark
able, and that the company is justi
fied in making a test for gas. This
test will be made within two weeks.
A packer will be Installed at a
depth of 315 feet, and a trap in
stalled at the top. Drilling will be
delayed until this test is made. At
present the hole is 423 feet deep.
The members of the Women's
Topic club and their husbands were
delightfully entertained at bridge
Friday evening at the ranch home
of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rietmann
Refreshments of home made ice
cream, wafers and coffee were serv
ed. High scores were made by Mrs.
Llndstrom and Omar Rietmann;
low by Mr. Llndstrom and Mrs.
Werner Rietmann. Besides the host
and hostess there were present Hr,
and Mrs. Albert Llndstrom, Mr. and
Mrs. Edward Rletinann, Mr. and
Mrs. Omar Rietmann, Mr. and Mrs,
Werner Rietmann, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Corley, Mr. and Mrs. Bert
Mason, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mankln,
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevin, Mr,
and Mrs. Earl Blake, Mr. and Mrs,
Please remember the Memorial
day program to be given at Legion
hall Saturday afternoon at 2:30.
J. C. Ball and R. C. Phelps of
Heppner were calling on friends in
lone one day last week.
Mrs. John Krebs and son Richard
of Cecil are visiting her parents in
Robert and Walter Rietmann re
turned last week from an interest
ing trip to central and southern
Oregon. Thev went to the Bend
country where they visited Albert
and Charley Shaver, prosperous
well drillers of that section, and
from there were1 accompanied on
the trip by Charley Shaver. They
report that drouth conditions are
noticeable throughout that part of
the state. Lakes and streams are
drying up and stockmen are having
to rely more and more on wells to
furnish water for their cattle. The
young men visited Burns, inspected
the large lumber Industry at Prlne-
vllle and enjoyed the fishing at East
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kathan of
Riverton arrived In town Saturday
and are the guests of Mrs. Kathan's
Collins Reports Movement to Ori
ent; Figures Include All Stores;
More Sales in Prospect
Spokane, Wash. The Pacific
northwest's wheat carryover for
1931 will not exceed 18,000,000 bu
shels and may be as low as 15,000,
Last year the carryover totaled
25,000,000 bushels while the ten year
average runs between 10,000,000 and
14,000,000 bushels. These figures are
according to a statement by Henry
W. Collins of Pendleton, Pacific
Northwest manager of the Farmer's
National Grain corporation of Chi
cago, at a conference in Spokane,
with C. E. Huff, president of the
"We have sold direct to the orient
more than 1,000,000 bushels of wheat
in the form of wheat in the last 10
days, while at the same time Pacific
coast mills are continuing to send
liberal shipments of flour to the or
ient," said Mr. Collins.
"We are working on some direct
business with the orient now, and I
am qulte hopeful of the outcome."
Mr. Collins said his carryover es
timate included wheat on the farm
and in private hands as well as
wheat controlled by farm board
"We are moving 150 carloads of
wheat a day out of the Inland Em
pire to the coast right now. That
is three trainloads a day, or more
than 200,000 bushels. A month ago,
we were moving only 75 to 80 car
loads a day.
"The interior warehouses are get
ting in good shape for the new crop
and while it may be a pretty broad
statement to make publicly, I'll say
right now that if any Interior ware
house has any wheat belonging
either to the Farmers National
Grain corporation or the Grain Sta
bilization corporation that it wants
moved, we'll move It. We are pre
pared to give shipping orders from
time to time that will put all In
terior houses in the clear for the
A 37 per cent decrease In the im
ports of poultry products during
the past year and much smaller
stocks of poultry on hand in the
United States are favorable signs
for the poultry industry, reported
L. R. Breithaupt, extension econo
mist at Oregon State college, In his
farm market news service issued
Imports of poultry, mostly dress
ed turkeys from Argentina, fell off
sharply in 1930, says the report. The
total of poultry and poultry prod
ucts imported was approximately
2,700,000 pounds, or 37 per cent less
than in 1929. Furthermore, the cold
storage holdings of turkeys In this
country are now only about half as
large as last year and the five-year
average in May.
"Stocks of other poultry are also
much smaller than a year ago and
well below average," Breithaupt
says. "Holdings of case and frozen
eggs combined are slightly less than
a year ago, but above average. Egg
production in April was quite a bit
short of April 1930 but consumption
also apparently ran behind. Farm
flocks of old hens are now some
what smaller than at this time in
1930, while the reported output of
chicks from commercial hatcheries
may be 35 per cent less than last
year. Just how many chicks have
been hatched on farms is not
For Sale 15-foot Holt Bteel Com
bine; has cut about 1000 acres; good
condition and a bargain. See Frank
Shlvely. 10-1 5p.
Mrs. Chatterer: Good-bye. Thank
you for the Interesting news.
Mrs. Idle-Gossip: Be sure and tell
everybody not to tell anybody what
I told you.
Notice is hereby e iven that the Coun
ty Superintendent of Morrow ('ountv.
Oregon, will hold the regular examina
tion oi applicants (or state certificates
at the Court House In Heppner as fol
Commencing Wednesday, June 10,
1931, at 9 o'clock a. ni. and cotitiiiuin?
until Saturday Junx 13 lttll at 4 o'
clock p. m.
Wednaadav PANUIanti! IT H Itiat nrv
WednMdav A f tr,i ruin Tl,vialn1ncrv
Reading, Composition. Methods hi
nruuins, Metnoiis in Antnmetlc.
Thursday Poranoonl Arithmetic,
History of Education, Psychology,
Methods in Geography.
Thursday Afternoon I Grammar, Ge
ography. American Literature, Physics.
Friday Forenoon I Theory and Prac
tice. Orthography (Spelling). Physical
Geography. English literature, Thesis
for Primary Certillcate.
Friday Afternoon: School Law, Alge
bra. Geology. Civil Government, Book
keeping. Saturday Forenoon I Geometry, Bot
any. Saturday Afternoon I General History.
11-12 LUCY E. RODGERS,
Snpt- Morrow County Scho 1 s.
Published In the Interests of the people of Heppner and vicinity by
THE TUM-A-LUM LUMBER CO., Phone 912
Heppner, Oregon, May 37, 1931.
Glenn Jones, local
farmer, tells us that
the price of fresh eggs
has been so low for
the last couple of
months, that his hens,
instead of cackling
when they lay one,
ALBK8T AD XIXS,
Wife (to returning
husband at summer
resort) : "Oh darling,
I'm so glad you are
here. We heard that
some Idiot had fallen
over the cliff and I
felt sure It was you."
Grover Swaggart is
building a septic tank
it his town property.
May and June the
months of flowers,
new paint, vacations
and June brides. Turn-A-Lum
your garden with lat
tice fences and lawn
furniture, furnish the
paint for youd build
ings and plan a new
home for the brdie.
Names of prospective
husbands will be fur
nished on request, for
a moderate charge.
Concrete for perma
nence -build a garden
pool or new walks and
drives saw Dave Wil
son going Ashing the
other day haven't
heard anybody talking
of the depression late
ly everybody in town
is wearing a poppy
this week Walter
Luckman is going to
build a screen porch
and paint it
We have some good
ideas for building new
summer camps or fix
ing up the old one. In
sulation, painting, new
exteriors of log cabin
siding, and the so
If we did all today
that we expect to get
done tomorrow, it
would be a great old
Be up to date
Get our new low rates on hauling live
stock to North Portland Stockyards.
$10,000 Cargo Insurance
John Day Valley Freight Line
M. VENABLE, Manager. Office 5 E. May St Phone 1363
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That We May
the Better Live
Saturday, May 30, is Memorial Day
a day set aside to honor the war
dead of the past. It is fitting that we
remember those heroes who made
the supreme sacrifice in order that
th Union might be kept intact, for
much is due their valor for the liber
ties and opportunities we now enjoy.
Let us remember the true meaning
of the day.
THIS BANK WILL BE
CLOSED ALL DAY
Fir& National Bank