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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 1932.
Paul Gemmell visited with hla C. B. Ashbaugh of The Dalles,
family In town Saturday from the
road camp on Heppner-Spray high- j
way. Owing to a bad break In the
machinery, the big crusher was de
layed for some time In getting to
work. This had been fixed and the
rock is now going through the ma
chine and the spreading of gravel
will proceed. In this work a num
ber of teams and wagons are being
used and work of an emergency na
ture is thus being provided. Mr.
Gemmell reports that weather con
ditions have been fair at the road
camp and no delays on this account
have so far occurred.
Frank E. Parker of Heppner Plat
who was quite seriously injured In
the face from the kick of a horse
early last week, was in town Mon
day, having quite fully recovered
from the effects of the mishap,
though his countenance is yet some
what disfigured. Had the face of
Mr. Parker come in direct contact
with the hoof of the horse, the re
sults would doubtless have been
more serious. It happened, how
ever, that the force of the kick was
spent on a post that hit Mr. Parker
and this proved to be no gentle
Henry V. Smouse, wheatraiser of
lone, visited Heppner Monday. Far
mers of his section have all finished
their fall seeding and many of them
have the plowing done. The season
has been ideal for farm work and
the acreage sown to grain through
out the lone wheat belt is normal,
the farmers feeling optimistic and
looking forward to improved con
ditions. Mr. Smouse accompanied
J. A, Troedson of Morgan to Hepp
ner, " the latter gentleman having
business to transact in the county
Mrs. Leonard Schwarz departed
Monday for Prlneville for a visit
with Mr. Schwarz who at present is
running a meat market In the
Crook county metropolis. Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Ferguson and Mary
Lou accompanied Mrs. Schwarz and
on the way a short stop was made
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stan
ley Reavis at Moro. Mr. and Mrs.
Ferguson returned home Tuesday
Jas. Burnside was attending to
business affairs here Friday from
his home at Rood canyon. Out his
way the grain and grass have been
coming along fine, the fall weather
being ideal. Recently Mr. Burnside
dressed out a registered Duroc
Jersey hog that weighed just 500
pounds when cleaned and ready to
be cut up.
Kenneth Ackley, one-time news
reporter with the Gazette Times,
dropped in on his friends here Tu
esday in company with Jack Clary,
manager of Oregon Legionnaire.
The men were doing business for
the state American Legion, going
back to Arlington In time for the
sixth district conference there that
Mrs. Elmer Hunt, heading Lex
ington's relief workers, was In
Heppner Saturday to inquire about
relief supplies to be furnished un
der auspices of the Red Cross. Lex
ington is reported to be well pre
pared for relief and will be able to
meet the needs of the community
during the winter months.
E. J. Merrill spent Monday after
noon and night in Heppner from
his ranch southeast of Hardman.
Mr. Merrill is running sheep and
reports a lot of good feed on the
range Just now. A slight fall of
snow occurred along the foothills
Sunday night, but this was chiefly
in the Bhape of sleet.
Oscar Kei'thley and family have
recently moved to the Howard An
derson farm on Eight Mile where
they will make their home. Mr.
Keithley, who was in town Satur
day, reports having finished with
his fall seeding and grain is com
ing up well.
Monte Hedwall, former butter
maker with Morrow County Cream
ery company, visited over Sunday
with friends here, coming up from
Burns where he is now located. He
returned to the Malheur county
Lawrence Reaney, formerly a res
ident of Morrow county, but now
residing near Vancouver, Wash.,
where he is engaged in truck farm
ing, spent the week end at Lexing
ton and Heppner visiting with his
Mrs. Mabel Piper, who has been
a guest for the past ten days at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Smead
and enjoying a visit with her par
ents and other relatives, will leave
Saturday for her home at Marsh-field.
The National Woolgrowers asso
ciation is convening in Portland
this week, drawing several persons
from this county. Among them Is
J. G. Barratt, a vice president of
Oregon woolgrowers association,
Miss Margaret Smith, stenogra
pher in the offlce of C, W. Smith,
county agent, is visiting this week
with relatives In Portland. During
her absense Mrs. Orrln Furlong la
caring for the work.
"Smllln' Thru" always brings
memories of tender significance,
You'll not be disappointed with
Norma Shearer in the stellar role
at the Star theater next Tues,
Miss Daisy Albee, who visited at
the home of her mother here for
two weeks, left yesterday morning
on her return to Los Angeles where
she holds a position.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bcrgstrom
were Eight Mile folks In the city
Louis Balslger, warehouseman of
lone, attended to matters of busi
ness here Monday,
district manager Pacific Telephone
and Telegraph company, made an
official visit to Heppner last eve
ning. Assessor Jesse J. Wells, who was
confined at home for some time by
illness, was able to resume his du
ties at the court house again this
N. A. Clark and Bob Allstott, Jr.,
were looking after business in this
city Monday afternoon from their
respective ranches on Eight Mile.
Mrs. Ray Kinne is enjoying a visit
with her mother, Mrs. E. M. Melich
of Yakima. Mrs. Melich arrived at
Heppner during the past week.
Herman Neilson was In town Fri
day from his farm near Hardman,
and spent a few hours here while
looking after business.
"Okah America!" Lew Ayres out
Winchelling Winohell, at the Star
theater tomorrow and Saturday.
It's a wow!
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Gourley of
Little Butter creek were transact
ing business in the city Wednesday.
James Murtha, Rock creek sheep
man, was In Heppner Friday and
Saturday from his home at Condon.
Lexington Grange dance, Leach
hall, Saturday night; music by Ce
cil orchestra. Men 40c, ladies 10c.
See Mrs. Mattie Adkins for beau
tiful Christmas cards. 38tf,
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sister, Mrs. Lee Howell. Coming to
lone with Mr. and Mrs. Barlow was
Teddy Leavitt, well known evangel
ist, who is conducting a series of
religious services in Hermiston.
There being no services there Mon
day night, Mr. Leavitt took the op
portunity to preach once again in
the Christian church in lone. He
was greeted by a good sized aud
ience, one car load of friends com
ing from Heppner and two from
Miss Maxine McCurdy was a
week-end guest at the home of Mr.
and Mrs.'Victor Peterson in Hepp
ner. The Adventist people of our little
city are now holding their Sabbath
school eaoh Saturday at the Geo.
Frank home in upper lone. For
some time past they have been
meeting at the J. W. Christopher
son home on Second street.
The Catholic people are meeting
as usual at the Paul OHeara home
on each second Sunday in the
month, under the leadership of
Father P. J. Stack of Heppner.
A fellowship meeting of the peo
ples of the Pentecostal faith was
held Monday at Heppner. Those in
attendance were Mrs. Fred Buchan
an, Mrs. Ray Barnett, Mrs. Willard
Farrens and Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie
The lone schools will close Fri
day, December 23, to reopen Janu
ary 3. The teachers plan on spend
ing the vacation at their various
homes. The attendance at school
at the present time is far below
normal because of so many of the
pupils being ill with heavy colds or
flu. Daily practice Is being held
on the high school play, "Where's
Grandma?" which will be present
ed December 22.
Edward M. Keller, second son of
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Keller of
lone, and Miss Jessie Belle Parke,
of Sidney, Ohio, were married at
seven o'clock Wednesday evening,
November 30, In the Presbyterian
church at Kirksville, Missouri.
Rev. Covert officiated while Mrs,
Covert played the wedding march,
Raymond Conner and Mrs. Conner,
close friends of the bride and bride
groom, were best man and matron
of honor. Twelve guests witnessed
the marriage ceremony, one of the
guests being Frank Keller, brother
of the bridegroom. Mr. Keller Is
a senior in Still college of Osteo
pathy and Surgery at Kirksville,
Missouri. He is a graduate of the
Lexington high school and before
going to Still college, had one year
of work at Whitman. Mrs. Keller
is a graduate of the Still college
training school for nurses. Imme
diately following the wedding cere
mony, Mr. and Mrs. Conner, best
man and matron of honor, served
a wedding supper in honor of the
W. F. Palmater returned Mon
day to his farm home near Mor
gan after spending a week at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Hal O.
Ely In lone.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Blake en
tertained the following friends at
their home Saturday evening: Mr.
and Mrs. William Whltson, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl'Allyn, Mr. and Mrs. Wal
lace Matthews and Ted Blake.
Cards were enjoyed with refresh
ments served at midnight.
Bunchgrass Rebekah lodge No.
91 recently elected the following
officers: Mrs. Ida Fletcher, N. G,
Miss Margaret Crawford, V. G.;
Mrs. Ernest Lundell, secretary;
Mrs. Lee Howell, treasurer. Instal
latlon will be during the first week
Both Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Grlf
flth are quite 111 with Influenza at
their home in Morgan. Miss Veda
Eubanks Is acting as nurse and
housekeeper while they are Indis
The Christian Endeavor young
people held a social at the Christ
Ian church Wednesday. Games
were played and refreshments
served and all present report
The members of the Union Sun,
dav school are hard at work on the
Christmas program. All parts have
been assigned in the play and dally
practices are being held. The pro
gram will be given In the Christ
Ian church on the evening oi De
cember 23, will be open to the pub
Uo and a cordial invitation to at
tend is extended to all, young and
On Thursday evening of last
week Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Baldwin
entertained the following friends
at their lone home: Mr. and Mrs.
Karl Miller, Mrs. Andrew Reaney
and Miss Olivia Baldwin of Lexing
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Art Parker and
Miss Gladys Reaney of Heppner,
Mr. and Mrs. William Luntsford of
Kelso, Wash., Mrs. Winola Williams
of Longview, Wash., Mrs. Hazel
Budden and daughter of Boise, Ida
ho, and Lawrence Reaney of Van
couver, Wash. Mr. and Mrs. Bald
win were genial hosts and their
friends greatly enjoyed the eve
ning spent in their home. Before
their departure dainty refresh
ments were served.
Thirty-eight guests enjoyed danc
ing and cards at the Bert Mason
home Friday evening. They were
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Rietmann,
Mr. and Mrs. Werner Rietmann,
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Mankin, Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Hatch, Mr. and Mrs. Ern
est Lundell, Mr. and Mrs. Harlan
McCurdy, Mr. and Mrs. George
Tucker, Mrs. Harriet Brown, Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Blake, Mr. and Mrs.
M. E. Cotter, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Corley, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Swan
son, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Swanaon,
Mr. and Mrs. Oarl Feldman, Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Lleuallen, Leo Lieu
allen. Junior Mason, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Denny and Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Roberts. Refreshments were
hot doga served on paper plates
and coffee served in tin cups. Dur
ing the height of the frolic persons
unknown stole the hot dogs so had
not one of the guests had access to
the Cash market the refreshments
would simply have been coffee.
At the monthly meeting held
Thursday at the Congregational
church the following officers were
elected for the year 1933: In the
missionary society, Mrs. Laxton
McMurray was elected president,
Mrs. John Louy, vice president and
Mrs. Edward Keller, secretary
treasurer. In the Doroas society,
Mrs. Edward Keller was elected
president, Mrs. Harvey Ring, vice
president; Mrs. Louis Balsiger, sec
retary, and Mrs. Laxton McMurray,
Men from here who attended the
Eastern Oregon Wheat league at
Condon last week were Laxton Mc
Murray, A. A. McOabe, C. W. Swan
son, Wld Palmateer, Fred Mankin,
Dwtght Misner, George Ely, O. L.
Lindstrom, Carl Peterson, Oscar
Peterson, Henry Baker, Henry
Smouse, Orville Cutsforth and Al
The Home Economics club met
last Wednesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Harnden. During the
business meeting the following of
ficers were elected: Mrs. Nick Fa
ler, vice president; Mrs. L. V. Root,
secretary, and Mrs. Tyler, treasurer.
The president' of the club is ap
pointed by the range master. A
straw vote taken by the club show
ed Mrs. Bryce Dillabough to be the
favored candidate. Mrs. Dillabough
has been president for the past
three years. The next club meeting
will be on December 14 at the How
ard Channing home.
Board man farmers are picking
turkeys again this week, getting
them ready to ship for the Christ
The high school play, "Bab," a 4-
act comedy, will be given in the
auditorium Friday evening, Dec. 9.
The play Is written by Mary Rob
erts Rhinehart This play is equal
ly as good as any given by the
school the past several years. The
high school annual plays here r.re
always looked forward to as one of
the Interesting events of the year,
Bab, characterized by Elsie Wilson,
Is a bright saucy-looklng girl of
seventeen who is always jumping
out of the frying pan and into the
fire. Mary Chaffee plays the part
of her sister Leila, a debutante.
Mrs. Archibald, their mother, Is
endeavoring to marry Leila to Clin
ton Beresford, a young English
man, parts being taken by Margar
et Smith and Willard Baker. Car
ter Brooks, a young "friend of the
family," is characterized by George
Wlcklander; James Archibald, the
doting father of the girls is Edward
Compton. Sibyl Macomber, Cecelia
Partlow, Marvin Ransier, Warren
Dillon and Delbert Mackan com
plete the cast. Miss Miriam Camp
bell is the director.
A large crowd attended and en
joyed the Ladies Aid annual bazaar
which was given in the school house
Friday evening. A chicken dinner
was served in the cafeteria, after
which the fancy work, fish pond
and other booths were opened. A
lively minstrel show was given in
the auditorium by the entertain
ment committee. Those taking part
In the minstrel were: Mrs. Sund
sten, Mrs. Rands, Mrs. Russell, Lois
Messenger, Howard Charming,
Bryce Dillabough, Marvin Ransier,
Nate Macomber, Guy Barlow and
The Christmas seal sale of the
National Tuberculosis association is
being conducted in Boardman again
this year by the school. The sale
of the seals will continue until
Christmaa. The money received
from the sale of the stamps in this
county contribute funds to the na
tional and state tuberculosis asso
ciations and the Morrow County
Public Health association. Every
one is urged to buy at least a few
of these stamps to aid the efforts
being made to combat the dreaded
disease of tuberculosis.
Mr. and Mrs. George Blayden re
turned home Thursday after a
weeks pleasant visit with their son
Mrs. Royal Rands' sister, Mrs. T.
B. Stanford, and husband from Mil
ton visited several days last week
at the Rands home.
The Home Economics club card
party was given dast Saturday eve
ning in the Grange hall. Eight
tables of 500 were in play. Honors
were accorded Mrs. Coats, I. Skou
bo, Gladys Wilson and George
Wlcklander. Hostesses were Mes
dames L. V. Root, Z. J. Gillespie,
George Wlcklander, Claud Coats
and Guy Barlow.
Mr. and Mrs. Strobel and family
are visiting this week at the Rands
Public joint instalaltion meeting
of the Boardman and Irrigon
Granges will be held aSturday eve
ning, December 17, at g p. m., in
the Boardman school house. A
dance will be given after the meeting.
The date for the community
Christmas program has been set
for Friday evening, December 23.
The program will be given in the
school auditorium as has been the
custom for the past few years.
MRS. ELLA FARRENS.
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Johnson re
cently returned from a motor trip
to Portland where they spent the
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Musgrave
spent Sunday evening at the home
of Mrs. Musgraves' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Stevens, being on
their way to Heppner to attend
to matters of business.
Lewis Marker was visiting in this
vicinity Sunday from his ranch
Walter Farrens made a week's
visit with home folks. This was
Mr. Farrens' first visit home in six
months, he having spent the sum
mer months with the Jim Carty
sheep near Granite and the fall
months herding at the Carty ranch
Victor and Gladys Lovgren, Earl
Redding, Buel, Delaie May and Ev
erett Harshman were Eight Mile
young people visiting here Sunday,
coming up for the play and dance
An epidemic of influenza has been
raging here the last week. Among
those who are suffering from the
disease are Mrs. Clair Ashbaugh,
Arleta Ashbaugh, Neil Knighten
Nellie Bleakman, Delvin McDan-
iel, Charlotte and Forrest Adams,
Raymond and Lewis MacDonald
and Owen and Elvira Bleakman,
The three-act comedy presented
by the dramatic club was a suc
cess and a large crowd was in at
tendance. It was reported that the
proceeds of the play amounted to
$26. A free dance given by Roy
and Clair Ashbaugh followed the
The work at the church is near-
Ing completion. At this writing
nearly all the painting has been fin
ished, the furniture varnished, win
dows washed and about one half
of the floor cleaned and oiled. Those
who contributed their services this
week besides Mrs. Wes Stevens who
has supervised the work through
out and has worked there the en
tire time, are Mr. and Mrs. Emil
Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Buck Ad
ams, Mrs. Frank McDaniel, Mrs.
Carl Leathers, Mrs. Lew Knighten,
Wes Stevens, Mary Ellen Inskeep,
Lucile Farrens, Billie Leathers and
Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Jr.
Episcopal services will be held at
the church Sunday evening at 7.: 30,
Rev. Merril Tennyson officiating.
Rev. Tennyson has been conduct
ing monthly services here since last
August and is considered a fine
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Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ayers and son
Ray and Mrs. Betty Atchison were
in Hermiston and Umatilla on busi
ness Saturday. As they were re
turning home they had the misfor
tune to break their car. Mrs. Ay
ers' brother and sister of Hermis
ton brought them home. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Plourd and
son Donald of Pendleton visited on
the creek Sunday afternoon.
Several people of Pine City took
part in the Farm Bureau program
at Alpine. The Misses Helen Healy
and Betty Finch sang a western
song; Rosetta Healy tap danced;
Edwin Omohundro spoke a recita
tion; Ralph Neill Bang a song; the
band gave several selections. A
large number of the Pine City peo
ple attended the dance at Kilken
neys after the meeting.
Miss Faye Green of Echo has
been visiting at the home of Mrs.
Ollie Neill for several days.
Miss Mildred Walls of Hermiston
visited Miss Alma Neill over the
There was a fairly large crowd
at church last Sunday night Ser
vices will be held again next Sun
E. B. Wattenburger was a busi
ness visitor in Heppner, Lexington
and lone Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Wattenbur
ger of Echo visited at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Young and Mrs.
Ollie Neill Sunday. Miss Faye
Green who had been visiting at
Mrs. Ollie Neills returned with
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hixson of
Pleasant Valley, near Baker, are
visiting their daughter, Mrs. H. E.
Young. Jack Hixson is also vis
iting at the Young home.
Burl and Earl Wattenburger were
in Pendleton on business Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Neill and daugh
ter Bernice and sons Ralph and
Hugh; Jasper Myers, and Roy Neill
and daughter Alma attended the
basket dinner in Hermiston at the
Mrs. Ollie Neill, H. E. Young and
Lowell Young were in Echo on bus
Mrs. Frank Helms visited school
Thursday. She presented Mava Ap
plegate with a penny and an all-
day sucker as a prize for being the
best reader in the second grade.
Geneva Young as second best re
ceived a penny.
A. E. Wattenburger is building a
two-story bee house on his ranch.
This will make it more convenient
during extracting time.
Ralph Corrigall has been ill for
several days with flu.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Neill and
daughter Bernice and Mrs. E. P.
Jarmon attended church in Hermis
ton Friday evening.
Frank Helms is planning on mak
ing a trip to Portland to take a
load of pigs down next Sunday.
Beekeepers Launch Big
5-Year Work Program
Beekeepers have adopted a five
year program of activities by which
it is hoped greatly to strengthen
the industry in this state, reports
H. A. Scullen, bee specialist at Ore
gon State college who has been re
elected secretary of the state or
ganization. This program is a six-point one
and Includes increased membership,
better disease control through
state supervision, standardization
and grading of Oregon honey, more
advertising of honey as a food, con
tinued exhibits at the state fair
and Pacific International, contin
ued support and ultimate expansion
of the work of the Pacilc Slope bee
J. Skovbo of Hermiston is the
new president and S. D. Wiliams,
There is no greeting like
the spoken greeting
As THE HOLIDAYS APPROACH, thoughts
Why not call the folks at home today?
Telephone service is fast and clear. The low
evening station-to-station rates make telephoning
an economical as well as a most personal form of
The Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
("Business Office: 4 West Willow Street cHeppner, Oregon
Extra fancy quality
Reds, small whites or large whites
Highway Brand; no finer catsup pack
ed in bottles
PER LARGE BOTTLE
Sweet, juicy navel oranges
EXTRA LARGE MEDIUMS
2 DOZ 45c 2 DOZ 25c
Eastern white or yellow
9-lb. bag 27c
Best Foods Always best
10 BARS 29c
Crystal White the nations favorite.
Xmas pack Prince Albert at a saving
JL LB. PKG. . 89C
Just the cof
fee to serve
MAYONNAISE per qt. AQ0
or RELISH SPREAD Best Foods Ot
Orange, Lemon, Citron in 1-lb.
pkgs. and Cherries in 8-oz.. pkgs.
ed, "best in the
Bunch BEETS, C ABBOTS, TURNIPS,
more popular every
day. 3 LBS.
Very finest quality money can buy
2 lbs 25c
Fresh, light and fluffy
FANCY MIX CHOCOLATES
2 LBS 25c 2 LBS 29c
rolled FBENCH MIX
2 LBS 39c
S-lb. box hand
PER LB. 16c PER LB 19c
BRAZELS t MIX NUTS
PER LB 13c 2 LBS 29c
No. 2 Corn, Tomatoes, St.
New shipment elbo best macaroni or
CHURCHES SCHOOLS LODGES ORANGES
We offer you finest quality candies, nata, oranges,
pop oorn, at prices yon can't afford to pass up In these
times. Just ask about them. Manager.
EXTRA SPECIALS for FRI.-SAT.-M0N., DEC. 9-10-12, Inc.