HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 1931. PAGE SEVEN hmml IBkppt Mrs. Laura L. Kent, an aunt of Oral and Ralph Scott was a visitor during the week .with her relatives here. Mrs. Kent is a past president of the Rebekah assembly of Iowa, and was a guest of the local Re bekahs on Friday evening, when that body put on their Christmas party. The program included tab' leaux, 'The Coming of the Three Wise Men' and "The Christmas Party," and a reading by Mrs. Paul Menegat There was a distribution of presents and refreshments were served. John M. Elder arrived in Hepp- ner the end of the week from his home at West Fir in answer to summons to the bedside of his fa ther, the late Frank Elder. John is manager of a mill at West Frl, Having been in the old home town but once since graduation from high school here in 1914, he found many changes, but enjoyed greet ing old time friends. Charles Barlow, who took his small daughter Lucille to Portland two weeks ago for expert medical treatment, has communicatetd the information to the Latourell Auto company where he is employed, that he will be home Sunday eve ning barring unforseen eventual ities that might necessitate his staying longer. F. E. Mason was in from the Rhea creek farm on Tuesday, do ing some Christmas shopping. The Chinook hit down that way several days following the time it struck Heppner. There was no run-oft of water, so Frank says, the ground getting the full benefit of the mois ture from the seven or eight inches of snow. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Anglin enter tained for a Christmas dinner on Sunday at their home on Gilmore street. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schwarz, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Reavis, Dr. C. W. Barr and Homer Hayes. Games of various kinds were played and enjoyed throughout the afternoon and early evening. Chester Darbee, resident agent of the O. W. R. & N. company, de parted on his Christmas vacation Saturday, going to Portland for a few days, and then returning to Redmond for a visit with his daughter, Mra Ray Rogers and family, expecting to be there for Christmas. Mrs. O. Hilding Bengston, nee Luola Benge, visited several days the first of the week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Benge, expecting to return yester day to her home at Medford to spend Christmas. J. L. Carter, administrator of the estate of Joseph Rector, deceased, departed for his home at Portland on Saturday night He had been spending several weeks hre and ex pects to return about the middle of January. Frank Plgg, income tax account ant with the internal revenue de partment of the federal govern ment, was in Heppner Monday and Tuesday on business. His home is at Pendleton. George Ely of lone was in at tendance at the Masonic installa tions In Heppner on Saturday eve ning. He is a leading Mason of the Wheat city. Miss Gladys Benge, who teaches in junior high school at Medford, is home to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eph Es kelson. Dean T. Goodman went to Port land Saturday on receipt of news of the serious Illness of his father. He returned home Tuesday eve ning. Dan B. Stalter departed Tuesday for Portland to spend Christmas at the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. E. Van Valkenburg. IONE JENNIE B. McMURRAY. At the last meeting of Willows grange held at Cecil hall. O. L. Lundell was again elected master by a unanimous vote. Mr. Lundell has had the honor of holding this office in the grange ever since its organization in 1924. Other officers elected were Vida Heliker, over seer; Mrs. O. L. Lundell, lecturer; Walter Gibson, steward; Bertha Cool, chaplain; H. E. Cool, treasur er; Mrs. George Krebs, secretary; Dot Crabtree, Ceres; Dimple Crab tree, Flora; Harriet Heliker, Po mona; George Krebs, gate keeper; Donald Heliker, assistant steward; Mabel Cool, lady assistant steward. Willows grange will give a Christmas program next Saturday night at Cecil hall. This enter tainment will be some thing out of the ordinary as each family in the grange is to furnish one number on the program. The grange is also sponsoring a modern and old-time dance to be given Tuesday evening, December 29, in Legion hall, lone. The get-together meeting of Re bekahs and Odd Fellows held Sat urday evening in Odd Fellows hall was well attended and all report an enjoyable time. All lodges in the county were represented ex cept Hardman. The attendance was estimated at sixty. Pot-luck dinner was served and games and dancing enjoyed. The Union Sunday school held election of officers Sunday morn ing with the following results: Paul Balsiger, superintendent; Ni colal Thompsen, assistant superin tendent; Mrs. Ray Robison, secre tary; Mrs. J. W. Howk, assistant secretary; Mrs. Emll Swanson, treasurer; Mrs. Loren Hale, assist ant treasurer; Mrs. Walter Rob erts, organist; Mrs. Earl Blake, as sistant organist; Louis Balsiger, song leader. Teachers chosen were Ray Robison, Mrs. Frank Engel man, Mrs. J. W. Howk, Mrs. Lee Howell, Miss Veda Eubanks, and Mrs. Walter Roberts. Monday morning Alfred Balsiger underwent an operation for appen dicitis in a Hood River hospital. The young man was taken ill while at his school work in Portland. His sister, Mrs. Allan Learned, of Dar rington, Wash., came to Portland and assisted in moving him to Hood River, that he might be un der the care of his uncle, Dr. John Balsiger of White Salmon. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Balsiger, and Louis Bal siger, parents and uncle of the pa tient, motored to Hood River Sun. day. The high school play, "Polishing Papa, a domestic comedy in three acts, given Friday night under the direction of Miss Marguerite Mau zey, was well presented, each char acter being well fitted for the part carried. Postmistress Ruby O. Roberts In forms us that the amount of Christmas mail passing through the office this year is far below normal. The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Ely was- removed from the Heppner hospital Friday ttf the home of her parents near Morgan. She is much improved. Both our basketball teams lost in the games played Saturday night at Umatilla, the boys by a score of 25-29, and the girls by a score of 29-2. Mrs. John Eubanks departed Fri day for Portland to join her hus band who is in the city working for Clark and company. Mrs. Harvey Ring entertained a party of young folks last Thursday evening from 8 till 8, honoring her son, Harry, and daughter, Ber nlce, whose birthday anniversaries came within the week. Indoor games were enjoyed and refresh ments of sandwiches, cake and two kinds of jello were served. Chil dren present were Grace Lindeken, Sibyl and Dorothy Howell, Helen Lundell, Eleanor and Billy Eu banks, Alan Howk, Earline Farris, Katherine Griffith, Bobby Morgan and Jane Fitzpatrick. Mrs. Mary Cunningham left Fri day for her home in Post Falls, Id aho, after spending a few weeks with her sister, Mrs. Elmer Grif fith. Mr. Griffith took Mrs. Cun ningham as far an Arlington by auto. Garland Swanson, student at Ey erly aviation school. Salem, Nor man Swanson, student at Willam ette university, and Francis Troed son of Oregon State college are all home for Christmas vacation. Plans for the Christmas enter tainment in lone were changed at the last moment The Union Sun day school and American Legion and auxiliary have joined forces. There will be but one program. This will be given at the school auditorium on Wednesday evening, December 23. A cordial invitation is extended to all. There will be treats for the children, lone lodge No. 120, A. F. & A. M., and Locust chapter No. 119, O. E. S., held joint installation last Wed nesday evening at Masonic hall. In stalling officer for the Masnos was J. W. Howk, and for the Eastern Stars was Ruth B. Mason, past worthy matron of Locust chapter, and grand Ruth of the grand chap ter of Oregon. The ceremonies were very beautiful and the meet- We carry of full line of DAIRY and POULTRY FEEDS We have. the right feed for finishing tur keys for the market at low cost Steam Rolled and Dry Ground Bar ley and Wheat always on hand. Special Rabbit Feed now in stock. Heppner Trading Co. Inc. PHONE 1482 HEPFNEB FOR YOUR Christmas Table SAVE ON THESE: Celery - Oranges - Apples Sweet Potatoes - Canned Goods Pears-Peaches - Plum Pudding - Olives We Feature MONARCH Foo(ls . FRESH CANDIES AND NUTS Hustons Grocery 'if! 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Make your gifts attractive with gift dress ing and say Merry Christmas to everyone you know with greeting cards. ing was an especially Joyous affair because during the evening, with appropriate ceremony conducted by Bert Johnson, the notes of indebt edness against Masonic hall were burned, and a certificate of life membership was presented Lax ton McMurray as a token of apprecia tion of his service which made it possible to have a lodge home free from debt. In presenting the life membership card, Harlan McCurdy in his own pleasing way, spoke for the members of the order. Out-of-town guests who were present were Mrs. Sara McNamer, worthy ma tron of Ruth chapter, Heppner, Mrs. Eppa Ward, also of Ruth chapter, Mrs. Mary Cunningham of the chapter in Rathdrum, Idaho. Preceding the Installation a 6 o'clock turkey dinner was served in the lodge dining room, at which plates were laid for 75. Both lodge and dining room was bright with yuletide decorations. The sleet storm which came to this section Thursday morning of last week covered all out-of-doors with a glare of ice and made travel dangerous for pedestrian and auto passenger alike. The school busses had trouble in making their trips, and several auto accidents were re ported, with no serious results. The Chinook that hit the upper country brought a rush of water in Willow creek which reached this point at 1:30 Thursday afternoon. During the night the creek was running almost bank full. A good flow still continues. County commissioner George Peck was in town Friday and reported some slight damage done to roadways and culverts by the hgih water. The O. E. S. Social- club spent a very enjoyable afternoon Friday at the home of Mrs. Ella Davidson on Third street The time was spent playing "race horse rummey." High score was made by Miss Katherine Feldman and low by Mrs. Oral Feldman. Refreshments served by Mrs. Davidson were sandwiches, cake, huckleberry Jello and coffee. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rietmann, Mr. and Mrs. Werner Rietmann and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Smith were Joint hosts at a Topic club bridge party held Friday evening at the Edward Rietmann ranch home. Nine tables of bridge were at play. Gay Christmas decorations were used throughout the house and all who attended enjoyed a very happy evening. ORGANIZE TOWN TEAM. Hank Robertson took the lead in getting together a band of town basketball players who Journeyed to Lexington Friday evening and played their first game with Lex ington Athletic club, suffering de feat 35-16, h tough the game was hard fought throughout and Hepp ner led ta the end of the third quarter. Playing were Robertson, Harold Gntry, Jack Stewart, Vin ton Howell, Neil Shuirman, Gordon Bucknum, Cornet Green and Stan ley Reavis. Regular practice is being scheduled and a game will be played shortly with the high school team. It is expected that lone, Ar lnigton and other teams will be in cluded ni the playing schedule. KENTUCKY BOOKS CITED. For the benefit of those whose interested in Kentucky may have been stimulated by the talk of Miss Margaret Notsoh at Lions club on Monday, Mrs. Arthur McAtee an nounces that two outstanding books may be had from the local library. "The Limestone Tree" by Joseph Hergesheimer deals with the early history and development of Kentucky, while "The Great Meadow" by Elizabeth Maddox Roberts, deals with early history of the state, describing Herodsburg, the second settlement Bert Johnson and Hank Filkins were up from the north lone ranch home yesterday. They reported about an inch of snow left. at the Johnson farm. Quality as Well as Price Helps to Make These Truly Great Values in Sweaters ?9)C Brown Heather Mixtures Two roomy pockets Real Lcatber! BAGS Stylish pouch and envelope models . . . these bags are stun ning with their rough grained leathers and smart celluloid or metal trims. Choice of black or brown. 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