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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1934.
By BEULAH B. NICHOLS
At the school board meeting on
Monday evening Miss Shirlee Smith,
a graduate of Pacific university,
was elected as the third instructor
in the high school, William D.
Camribell of Union and Laurel
Beach of Lexington having been
elected earlier in the year. Miss
Smith will have charge of the com
mercial courses. Mr. Campbell ex
pects to be in Lexington by August
20th to get everything in readiness
for the opening of school in Sep
tember. August 11th is the date of the big
minstrel show which is under the
management of the men of the
grange. This promises to be the
best entertainment of the year and
everyone is invited to attend.
Miss Jessie McCabe will enter
tain the home economics club at
her home on Thursday afternoon,
The grange float committee held
a meeting Wednesday evening at
which time plans were made for the
float which will be entered in the
parade at the Heppner Rodeo.
Harold Beach and Fred Pointer
returned home Tuesday from a bus
iness trip to Portland over the week
end. On Saturday they attenfied
the Oregon Trail pageant at Eu
gene. They were accompanied home
by Mrs. Maude Pointer of Salem
who will visit with her brother, Or
Mrs. Trina Parker is ill at her
home, suffering an attack of flu.
H. N. Burchell of Sheridan and
C. O. Burchell of Corvallis were
looking after business interests
here the first of the week.
Mrs. Emma Breshears has just
received the sad news of the death
of her aunt. Mrs. Julia Brown, at
her home in Baub, Indiana.
Mrs. Tacie Parker of Heppner
and her mother, Mrs. Julia Cypert,
and nephew were guests of T. L.
Barnett on Tuesday. Mrs. Cypert
is a sister of Mr. Barnett
Miss Anita Ericson of La Grande
was a business visitor in this city
Mrs. Edward Rice is spending
the week in Pendleton as the guest
of her sister, Mrs. Robert Miller.
Mrs. Sadie Lewis and Mrs. Lor
raine Beach left Sunday for a
week's sojourn at Government
springs near Carson, Wash.
Naomi McMillan, Helen Valen
tine, Eula McMillan, Harriet Poin
ter, Jack McMillan, Eddie Burchell,
Vernon Warner, Pete McMillan,
Jim Valentine, Johnnie Miller, Don
Pointer, Randal Martin and Lew
ellyn Evans were among Lexington
young people who spent Sunday
picnicking at Lehman springs.
Miss Dolly Farrens of Hardman
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. J. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Shaw and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Munkers
and Mr. and Mrs. James Leach were
among Lexington people who spent
Sunday at the river.
Ivan Kuns has been confined to
her home by illness during the past
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schriever and
family and Miss Jessie Klagis left
Tuesday morning for Portland
where they will visit with Mrs.
Schriever's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. McNeil.
Mr. McMahon of the state police
force was a business visitor in this
Irene and Edith Tucker and Beu
lah Nichols are spending the week
Eula and Jack McMillan returned
home from Portland Saturday.
They were accompanied by Mis9
Edna Luttrell orPortland who is
the guest of her sister, Mrs. Vernon
Mr. and Mrs. S. G. McMillan and
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Slocum are
spending the week at Lehman
home of Mrs. C. W. Swanson. About
twelce ladies were present Work
was done on a quilt that the club is
making and delicious refreshments
were served by the hostess at the
end of a pleasant afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Feldman de
parted last Thursday on a trip
which will take them by way of
Crater Lake to Ashland, then to
northern California where they will
reach the coast highway and return
home, stopping enroute at some of
the Oregon coast towns.
Mr. and Mrs. Walton Young of
Altadena, Calif., have been visiting
for a short time at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Young. They came
here by way of Portland and Van
couver where they visited relatives
and on Monday they left lone to re
turn to their home.
N. A. Beckner, brother of Lee
Beckner, and party spent last week
visiting relatives at Washtucna,
Wash. Last Saturday, accompan
ied by Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beckner
and Eugene Normoyle they took a
flying trip to the coast. They went
by way of the Mount Hood loop
highway, stopped at several points
alone the coast and returned Sun
day by way of the Columbia high
way. Although the trip was rather
hurried the party report a dengnt
ful time and enjoyed the beautiful
scenery along the route.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Dirke and
daughters of Walla Walla were
guests at the Henry Baker farm
during the past week. They were
accompanied by Mr. Dirke's father
and by Mrs. Dirke's mother, Mrs.
Franklin Baker. Mrs. Dirke is a
sister of Mr. Baker.
Mrs. Kitty Turner of Tacoma is
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. George Tucker and
daughter Maxine stayed in lone
Saturday night They were on their
way from Wyoming where they
have spent the past few weeks, to
the beach where they will spend a
few days before going to Echo
where Mr. Tucker will teach next
O. A. Myrand, federal warehouse
inspector, spent the first of the week
Mr. and Mrs. French Burroughs,
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Burroughs and
sons, Jimmie Ledbetter and Mrs.
M. Jordan and Mrs. Lena Ray re
turned on Saturday from a week's
motor trip to Crater Lake and oth
er points of interest.
Miss Guyla Cason of Arlington
was injured in an automobile acci
dent on the Arlington-Condon high
way last Saturday night. While not
apparently so very serious Miss ua-
son's injuries prevented her from
a contemplated attempt to swim
the Columbia river which she had
planned for last Sunday.
The Home Economics committee
of Willows grange are organizing
a Home Economics club. The first
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. Elsa Petersen at her home on
Rhea creek on Thursday after
noon, August 9. All the ladies be
longing to Willows grange are cor
dially invited to attend.
Visitors at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Heliker on Sunday last
were A. H. Zink, Mrs. Minette Sent-
ner, Mrs. Ray Van Orsdal, Miss Ly-
rel Ingram and Earl Thompson of
Pendleton, Miss Hattie Van
Schoiack of Cecil, Miss Hazel Pad
berg, Darrell Padberg and Earl Mc
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Turkey Growers to Hold
Field Tours in Counties
A series of eight turkey tours to
study problems of turkey produc
tion and management and consider
the turkey outlet for the coming
season have been organized by Ore
gon county agents in cooperation
with turkey growers of nine coun
ties this summer.
Tours yet to be held at Linn
county, August 15, Marion, August
16, Umatilla, August 18, and Yam
hill, August 21. The first half of
the series, completed during July,
Included tours in Lane, Douglas,
Deschutes and Crook counties.
A picnic lunch at noon followed
by a speaking program Is a feature
of each tour. Among the speakers
are H. E. Cosby, extension special
ist in poultry husbandry; Clyde C.
Edmond, executive vice-president
of the Northwestern Turkey Grow
ers' association of Salt Lake City;
and J. C. Leey, manager of the
Oregon Turkey Cooperatives, Inc.
Willardson, sales agent of the
Northwestern Turkey Growers' as
sociation at Los Angeles, will also
attend the August tours to discuss
The Umatilla county tour is spon
sored by the Eastern Oregon Tur
key Growers' association, and will
start at the branch experiment sta
tion at Hermiston, where results of
feeding experiments will be ob
served. The Yamhill county tour
will start from Newberg.
Lakeview Lake county farmers
are showing a markedly increased
interest in Union Beardless barley
in recent years, according to Victor
W. Johnson, county agent, who re
ports that there are now more than
400 acres of this crop in the county,
most of which will be cut for hay.
This beardless barley was introduc
ed into Lake county in 1927 by the
state college extension service, and
the first seed was planted by C. W.
Ogle of the Idaho district
The fellow who worked sixteen
hours a day for twenty years and
made a little money has now come
to the point where he can see the
government beginning to tax that
money away from him to give it to
the fellow who wouldn't work and
save his money when he had a
Wanted Typewriter in good con
dition. A. Q. Thomson.
ON OREGON FARMS
Ontario Intensive use of poison
bait recommended by County Ag
ent R. G. Larson has saved many
fields in the irrigated sections of
Malheur county from probably
complete destruction by jack rab
bits forced down from the surround
ing hill3 by the extreme drouth. The
bait, prepared by chopping green
alfalfa and mixing it with strych
nine alkaloid, was placed in lines
at the edge of the sage brush. Roy
Johnson of Vale killed more than
3000 rabbits with 12 ounces of
strychnine, and many other excell
ent kills were reported, me sum oi
$1000 set aside by the county court
for the payment of 2'i cent bounties
on rabbits was exhausted in less
than two weeks.
Albanv About 100 pounds of
straw, placed about the base of each
apple tree in his 10 acre orchard,
gives Ed Holloway of Brownsville
an increase of approximately one-
third in vield, reports F. C. Mullen.
county agent. The straw is applied
once every two or three years and
has been found to decrease culti-
vatine costs considerably.
Dallas The annual inspection ot
growing crops for seed certification
purposes has just been completed
in Polk county by representatives
of the Oregon State college exten
sion service. A total of 765 acres
CHURCH OF CHRIST
JOEL R. BENTON, Minister.
Bible School - - 9 :46 . m.
Morning services 11 a. m.
C. E. Society - 1 V-
Evening services - 8 p. m.
Choir rehearsal, Wednesday 8 p. m.
Midweek service, Thursday 8 p. m.
y MARGARET BLAKE
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Troedson and
Frances motored to Moro last Fri
day, July 27, to attend the 50th
wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. Martin. The Martins
formerly lived near Morgan and
will be remembered by their many
friends here. The family, with a
few invited guests, gathered at the
hotel at 2:15, where the wedding
dinner was served. As the party
marched into the dining room to
the strains of music from the piano
they took their places at the table,
and the marriage ceremony was
read by Rev. Mitchel Moore.
After the dinner was served the
party went to the home of William
Martin where open house was held
from 4 to 10 o'clock in the eve
ning. During this time many
friends and acquaintances called
to offer congratulations to Mr. and
Mrs. Martin. Refreshments consist
ing of coffee, ice cream and wafers
were served in the evening. A pro
gram was also given consisting of
music and short talks by different
Mr. and Mrs. Martin received
many beautiful gifts among which
were a lovely box of cut flowers
from the X. O. O. F. of Moro and
dishes from the Rebekahs.
The children present were George
and wife from Tacoma, Wn.; Wil
liam and family from Moro; Mrs.
B. F. Morgan from Cheney, Wn.,
Wilbert and family from Portland
and Avery and family from Wasco.
One daughter, Mrs. Harry Wooten
of Walla Walla was unable to be
present on account of illness.
At a late hour the guests depart
ed wishing Mr. and Mrs. Martin
many more happy years of married
Mr. and Mrs. George Hitching and
family departed for the valley last
week. They will visit at Estacada
and other points for a week or
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Odom and
family started on Saturday for Ar
kansas where they will visit a sister
of Mr. Odom. They expect to make
their return trip by way of the
Grand Canyon of the Colorado.
The Past Noble Grand club of the
Rebekahs met last Friday at the
JOSEPH POPE. Pastor.
Suinday School, 9:45 a. m.
Public worship, 11:00 a. m. Spec
ial music by the choir. Sermon,
"Starting the Thing Right."
Young Peoples Union service 7:00.
Evening Union service 8:00 p. m.
Sermon by Joel R. Bnton.
Choir practice Wednesday eve
Prayer meeting Thursday eve
You are cordially invited to at
tend all these services.
ALFRED R. WOMACK, Pastor
Sunday School 10:00 a. m
Church Services 11:00 a. m
Evening Services 7:30 p. m.
Tuesday 7:30 p. m.
Thursday night prayer meeting,
"We welcome all."
of crops on 31 farms were inspected,
and 551 acres passed. These in
clude many fields of clover and one
or more fields each of wheat, oats,
alfalfa and Ladino clover. A list
of certified fields is kept at the
county agents office for the conve
nience in locating supplies or pure
Baker Cooperating with County
Agent Phil Fortner in a search for
a suitable cash crop ror Bauer
county, several farmers planted
peas during June and July to get
data on the maturity or tne crop.
The purpose of these trials Is to de
termine whether Baker county can
grow late green peas for the east
BENJAMIN F. MATHEWS.
Friends of Benjamin F. Mathews
were shocked to learn of his death
July 20 in Portland sanitarium
where he .had been taken for treat
ment four days earlier of throm
bosis of the left coronary artery.
Less than a week before his pass
ing Mr. Mathews was on the streets
of Gresham apparently in his usual
health. His children were sum
moned early in the week but on
Thursday the report was given out
that his condition was improving.
Funeral services were held Mon
ay afternoon from the chapel of
Carroll's funeral home and were
conducted by Rev. Geo. S. Maness.
A quartet composed of C. E. Rush-
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J. C. HARDING
"Just the service wanted
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er, Mrs. W. E. Bates, Mrs. E. W,
Aylsworth and L. R. Mason sang,
accompanied at the organ by Miss
Florence Rusher. The services were
very largely attended by friends of
the family from Gresham, Damas
cus and Portland. Interment was In
the Damascus cemetery. The pall
bearers were all close tnenas oi
the deceased. Carl Dahl, Ed. John
son, Chas. Cleveland, Dan Murphy,
George Kenney and J. V. uogsweu.
Mr. Mathews was born in um-
eron, mo., May i, isoo. ai uic
of 15 he came to Oregon with his
parents, crossing the plains with a
horse team. The family settled
near Athena, Ore., and there he
married Miss Viola Galloway, who
died in 1905. The family moved
from Athena and lived successively
in Heppner, Portland and Damas
cus, and came in 1908 to Gresham.
He married Miss Nettie Pillster in
Portland February 11, 1907. Mr.
Mathews engaged in buying and
selling horses but retired from ac
tive work about 20 years ago.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Nettie
Mathews, Mr. Mathews is survived
by two sons and five daughters.
They are, Mrs. Nettie Johnson and
Guy Mathews of The Dalles, Mrs.
Viola Avery, Mrs. Cleo Feese and
Mrs. Leta Brown, all of Portland,
Margaret and Woodrow Mathews of
Gresham. There are three grand
children and two great grandchil-ren.
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ROBT. A. JONES, Mgr.
PLANTS, PUMPS, RADIOS AND
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NOTICE OF HEARING ON NON-HIGH SCHOOL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a budget committee of the Non
high School District of Morrow County, State of Oregon, at a meeting
of said committee held on the 30th day of July, 1934, prepared an esti
mate In detail of the amount of money proposed to be expended by said
Non-high School District for all purposes during the fiscal school year
beginning June 19, 1934, and ending June 17, 1935, and an estimate in de
tail of the probable receipts of said Non-high School District from all
sources for the school year 1934, 1935. The Board of Education of said
Non-high School District has fixed the 25th day of August, 1934, at the
hour of 3 o'clock P. M., at the Court House in Heppner, Oregon, as the
time and place at which said estimates may be discussed with the Board
of Education of said Non-high School District, at which time and place
any and all persons interested will be heard for or against said tax levy
or any part thereof. That said estimates and attached original estimate
sheets are on file in the office of the County Superintendent of Schools
and are there open to the inspection of all persons Interested therein, and
the same are by reference made a part thereof.
Farm Extension Pioneer
Honored With Memorial
The man generally credited with
being the father of agricultural ex
tension work, Dr. Seaman A. Knapp
has been given special recognition
through a memorial passed by Con
gress at the recent session. This is
said to be the first time that Con
gress has accorded such recogni
tion in the field of agriculture.
A joint resolution passed, author
izing Epsilon Sigma Phi, the na
tional honorary extension frater
nity, to place two tablets in two
arches of the department of agri
culture building, designating one
as Knapp Memorial Arch, and the
other Wilson Memorial Arch in hon
or of James Wilson, for 16 years
secretary of agriculture. The chap
ter of Epsilon Sigma Phi at Ore
gon State college will share In the
S. E. Notson received word this
week of the passing of his sister-in-law,
Mrs. Rose Rinard Notson, 58,
wife of R. L. Notson, at the family
home In the Fairmount community,
Benton county, Arkansas. Funeral
services were held at Gentry, Ben
ton county, on Saturday, July 21
followed by interment there. She
had suffered a long Illness.
Cash on hand at the beginning of the year for which this budget
is made - - None
Amounts received from other sources None
Travel Expenses of the Board Members - 75.00
Interest on Warrants - - 500.00
Emergency - 800.00
TOTAL EXPENDITURES - - - tie,4UU.uu
Total Receipts None
Total Expenditures $16,400.00
DIFFERENCE (Amount to be raised by tax on the Morrow
County Non-high School District) $16,400.00
Dated this 30th day of July, 1934.
E. E. RUGG,
Chairman, Budget Committee.
Secretary, Budget Committee.
MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH,
Chairman, Board of Education.
LUCY E. RODGERS,
Clerk, Board of Education.
Life : Auto : Accident
Office Next Door to County Agent's Office
A. Q. Thomson : B. Thomson
Is our State Fair worth while? Above 1h one of tlio thotiHunds of affirmative answers any
camera can pick up every day during the Fulr. Director Max Gelilar states several County Judges
have Informed him that none of this type of boys and girls have ever been brouRlit before their
Juvenile Courts. The annual State Fair opens Labor Day. Tuesday, September 4, Is Hoys and
Girls Free Day. Encourage l)oys and girls to attend and exhibit at the State Fair. Thousands
cluHsificutions arc open to them. Nlnely-two page premium book mailed free on request.
Good Old Summer Time
is with us. For the out
ing, the summer camp, or
just the day off for a pic
nic, you will need just the
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