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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 1935.
Don McLaughlin, field represen-1 ADD-A-STITCH CLUB MEETS.
tative of Inland Empire Waterways
association, was in the city yester-
day from Walla Walla contacting
the county court and budget com
mittee in the matter of Morrow
county levying a tax to help sup
port the organization which is work
ing in the interests of development
of the Columbia river for transpor-
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilcox re
turned to town the first of the
week from Ellis ranger station
where Charles was fire guard
during the fire season. On leaving
there was six inches of snow in the
Ellis vicinity which had started to
melt. Mr. Wilcox bagged a nice big
buck deer shortly before leaving.
He Is contracting hay chopping at
Charlie Latourell pulled into town
yesterday from the annual deer
hunt in company with friends from
Marshfield, and reported slaying a
buck weighing considerably more
than 200 pounds. He expected to
leave this morning to loin his fam
ily at Culver City on the coast
where they are living for the winter.
Among recent lucky hunters
bringing in their mule tail bucks
are Truman Babb and N. D. Bailey,
local carpenters. Each of the men
bagged his prize in a few hours
hunt, Mr. Babb having his loaded
on the car trailer in less than two
hours after he started to hunt.
Charles Cox and Charles Vaughn,
postmaster and garage proprietor
respectively, returned the first of
the week from their annual deer
hunt with a 200-pound buck apiece.
The two Charlies are veteran hunt
ing companions and rarely fail to
get their meat
LeRoy C. Wright, county agent
from Oregon City, enjoyed a deer
hunting trip with Joseph Belanger,
local county agent, the first of the
week and succeeded In bagging a
nice little buck. The men returned
to town yesterday.
Leonard Carlson was in the city
Friday from the Gooseberry dis
trict expecting that the newly
sown grain would be coming thru
the ground very shortly following
the good rains.
Friends have received word from
Mrs. Anna Keithley that it has been
necessary for her to reenter a hos
pital in Portland, after having been
dismissed recently following a goiter
K O. Tenney, Hotel Heppner
manager, returned home Tuesday
from Hot Lake where he spent a
week at the famous health resort
recuperating from an attack of flu.
Bonnie Cochran had the misfor
tune to sprain her knee this week
which is kepeing her confined at
home. She reports she is otherwise
okeh, and "getting around fine."
D. P. Phelan, engine watchman
for O.-W. R. & N., is reported con
fined to his home suffering an at
tack of diphtheria. Mrs. Phelan Is
indisposed also with tonsilitis.
Clyde Wells was a visitor in the
city yesterday, coming over from
the home at Pendleton where he
handles real estate and has a news
The dance announced for Rhea
creek next Saturday night has been
postponed because of the pioneer
reunion dance at Lexington on the
Harry Quackenbush is reported
slightly better, holding his own and
then some, in the severe illness
that has kept him bedfast for some
Lawrence Redding was in town
Saturday from Eight Mile. He was
quite well satisfied with prevailing
growing conditions for the new
Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Parker have
returned to town from Madison
butte where Mr. Parker was look
out during the fire season.
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spec
ialist of Pendleton, will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
PAY, OCTOBER 30TH.
Francis Nickerson bagged a nice
young buck Sunday while hunting
with his father, F. B. Nickerson,
and J. O. Turner.
Mrs. Chester Saling of Prairie
City and Mrs. Walter Farrens of
Hardman were visitors in this city
Mrs. John Anglin has been quite
111 at her home for several days.
Hay chopping, $1 ton, furnish 1
man and outfit, you board and fur
nish 4 men. Write Chas. Wilcox,
Modern, completely furnished
apartment, 3-4 rooms. Bonnie Coch
ran; For Sale 6-room house, or will
trade for Portland property. Will
sacrifice for cash. Clinton Rohrer,
PIANO, reposseaed, want quick
sale, balance $03. You take over
contract on this fine high grade
piano, balance $93, and pay $5 a
month. Address, Mr. Smith, Ad
juster, Cllne Piano Company, 1011
S. W. Washington St., Portland,
The Add-a-Stitch club had an all
day meeting yesterday with two o'
clock dinner at the Elkhorn res
taurant Present were Nina Sny
der, Lela Cox, Maude Hayden, Or
drie Gentry, Zella Dufault, Elsie
Cowins, Shirley Whltson, Grace
Shoun, Gladys Gentry. The next
meeting will be in the new club
rooms at 2 p. m.
secretary-treasurer. No n 1 e Mc
Laughlin. After the election of of
ficers a business meeting was held.
An interesting experiment was per
formed by Jim Driscoll which in
volved the production of chlorine
gas and some of its effects on liv
Several members of the Girls'
League are busy this week prepar
ing a skit which is to be given this
Saturday at Hermiston where there
will be the fall convention of Girls'
Published by the Journalism Class
of HEPPNER HIGH SCHOOL
Carload lots of range horses
wanted for cash, also broke horses
and mules. Fred Chandler Horse
& Mule Market, Charlton, Iowa. S3
Will pasture and care for 400 head
of sheep: good grass, hay and wa
ter. J. E. Craber, Heppner. 30-82 president, La Verne Van Marter;
Editor William Lee McCaleb, Jr.
Assistant Norma Jean Beckett
Boys' Sports Norton King
Girls' Sports .. Betty Hill
Grade News Elsie Crump
Club News, La Verne Van Marter
and Beth Vance.
Humor, Dora Bailev and Paul
Interviews, Neva Bleakman, Helen
Van Schoaick, La Verne Winters
Features, James Driscoll and Kath-
It is most gratifying to observe
the wide circulation of our local
paper. The people of Condon
showed almost unbelievable Inter
est in the Hehisch. Their response
to tne appeal for loyalty given last
week was magnificent. They had
fully as many people attending the
game as came from Heppner, de
spite the distance from which they
came. That should be a supreme
humiliation to Heppner. "The op
posing team had more rooters than
the home town boys." Does that
sound complimentary? Your team
plays lone at lone this Friday and
will appreciate your support The
next week end they play Mac Hi
here. Mac Hi is rated as the strong
est team on the schedule and the
team will need the support of ev
eryone. It is the last game on the
home field. The grandstand should
be filled. Don't let other towns get
ahead in enthusiasm. Support the
Oh-oh! What's this?
Is that boy crazy? Who ever
heard of Paul Brown on his knees
begging Marjorie Parker to become
his "Hungarian Goulash"? Tsk!
Tsk! Marjorie refuses. That is
too bad. But just wait awhile. I
bet something else turns up.
l aidn t know Kay Parker could
peel apples so fast And consume
them! I'll wairer that this ends In
romance, too if she doesn't get
too many green ones.
La Verne Van Marter is eoinir to
have another Infected hand if he
isn't careful! He has been spend
ing his spare time rubbing a lamp
chimney trying to make a genie
tor jennie" as he pronounces it)
Van thinks that he can communi
cate with the dead, because he can
talk to Len Gilman, and Len is dead
from the neck up.
We always thought Nonie Mc
Laughlin was Irish, but she Is too
superstitious for that. She broke
new cut-glass bowl because she
would have had seven years' bad
luck if it had been a mirror she had
What do you think? At last
Louise Anderson will get a chance
to wear dresses below her knees and
have a beau all her own. This is
the result of Helen Van Schoiack's
begging Reverend Jones to marry
What is all this about? See 1u-
nlor play, "Huckleberry Flnrl," No
Interview With Mrs. Rodgers
The president of the Morrow
County unit of the Oregon State
Teachers association this year is
r. Stan Atkin, principal of the
school at Irrigon. It's the Intention
of this organization to study a plan
ior a leacnersf retirement fund. A
county committee will soon be ap
pointed to gather and disseminate
Information pertainine to the teach
ers' retirement fund. The Morrow
county unit of the O. S. T. A. plans
mis year to sponsor a county music
festival for both elementary and
high schools, a typing contest for
high schools, a spelling contest for
elementary schools, and a track
meet for elementary schools.
ine next meeting of the county
rganization will be held some time
in March. Delegates from this or
ganization will be sent to the state
organization which will be held in
Portland in December.
The members of the teachinsr Dro-
fession of Oregon are delighted that
cne next annual meeting of the ed
ucation association will convene In
Portland in July.
The county school superintendent
will be glad to discuss this system
with the parents at any time.
The rural teachers' club is aealn
organized for the year with Lena
Kelly, president; Mrs. Lillian. Tur
ner, vice-president; Norma Gib
bons, sec.-treas. As their study
topic this year they have chosen
the subject of Remedial Reading
and the members of the group ex
pect to earn their reading circle
credit through this study. All teach
rs of one-, two- and three-room ru
ral schools are members of this organization,
The Benzine Ring held Its first
meeting of the year at the school
house a week ago last Thursday
night at which they elected the fol
lowing officers for the first semes
ter: president, Jim Driscoll; vice
Girls' League Convention
The Girls' League will have a con
vention in Hermiston Saturday, the
26th. Each Girls' League has been
asked to contribute some part to
the program. Heppner league's con
tribution to this will be a marion
ette show. The skit will be a take
off of a Shirley Temple picture. The
girls taking part will be Harriet
Hager, Dora Bailey, Arlene Mor
ton, Kathryn Parker and Marjorie
Parker. Much interest has been
shown in this convention and a
large, number from Heppner are
planning to attend.
The Social Hour
Last Tuesday night the first so
cial hour of the year was held in
the school gym. The period from
7:30 to 8:55 was divided equally, the
first part being given to playing
games ana tne last part to dancine.
Mr. Blankenship was in charge of
tne games, and Miss Leathers, Nor
ton King, Gerald Cason and Buddy
Blakely furnished very good music
tor tne dancers. A very enjoyable
time was reported by those who at
tended, and we hope that more will
be present at the next social hour.
From Mrs. Rodgers' Office
Gordon Bucknum is planning on
conducting classes in adult educa
tion. A class of recreation and
health for men will be offered. Va
rious other classes will be taught
if 'there is enough demand for them.
The New Oregon Blue Books have
been distributed to each of the
Mrs. Bloom is chairman for the
music of the county this year. She
will also have charge of the music
Meeting of Principals
There was an Oregon high school
principals' and superintendents'
conference held at Salem, October
is ana IS). Mr. Bloom attended. Mr.
Blankenship being unable because
of the football game here Saturday.
The purpose of this meeting was to
study administration problems. The
physical education under the new
law was discussed. Other topics
discussed were teachers' certifica
tion, teaching load of teachers, and
training of teachers. The associa
tion favored requiring the high
school teachers having five years
college training before being cer
tified for teaching.
The Heppner Fighting Irish
tramped down the field to a 13-0
score against Condon Saturday at
Rodeo field. At first Condon seemed
to have the edge on the Irish, but
after the second quarter the Hepp
ner team started clicking. With a
series of short passes and line
plunges by La Verne Van Marter,
the Irish went over for a touch
down. The competition was somewhat
harder in the second half, but as a
whole the team showed up better.
A'ter the completion of a long pass
which placed Heppner In scoring
position, Len Gilman circled right
end for the second touchdown.
On defense Jimmy Driscoll and
La Verne Van Marter stood out,
making more tackles than any oth
er two men on the field. At the
sound of the gun Heppner had the
ball In Condon's territory.
The gym classes this week will
be spent in rearranging the squads.
New captains will be appointed and
the squads divided more evenly.
The girls will continue to play base
ball outside as long as the weather
will permit Colder davs will be
spent in playing volley ball and
practicing exercises. Several of the
girls have already started hiking
and riding in hopes of getting a let
ter at the end of the year.
Grade School News
The first grade pupils are going
to make the cover for the next issue
of "Dog Barks," a paper by the
nrst four grades.
The first grade pupils also have a
special interest in goblin pictures
and poems. They are making masks
for Hallows en.
ine second grade pupils are
studying the life of bees. They are
making a book of bees which will
be illustrated with their own draw
Richard Leep of Enterprise has
enrolled in the second grade.
Dick Johnson, who enrolled in
the second grade in September, has
returned to his home in California.
Robert Leep of Enterprise has
enrolled in the fourth grade.
The fifth grade pupils have a dis
play of their soap carvings in their
The fifth grade citizenship club
have elected their offlcera They
are as follows: President, Dorotha
Wilson; vice-president, Neta Rae
Bleakman; secretary, Claud Drake.
"Say, will you tell your father to
keep his cows at home at night?"
"Because I can't possibly sleep
with them mooing in my ears all
night long. Furthermore, they
frighten me out of my wits.
This fair young lady who says
she Is "frightened out of her wits"
apparently does not like cows. But
should we make fun of her? No,
because we all have our pet likes
and dislikes, don't we.
Is Glory All?
This question was asked of a
famed and renowned athlete as he,
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far from the plaudits of an admir
ing throng, prepared for his last
He cast his eyes about the ever
deepening shadows of the little hos
pital room, flashed for one brief
moment a reminiscent smile, then
"Long ago, at the little school
back home, I learned to laugh at
"It was our big game. A win
had been expected from us, but we
had failed, and now in the final
fleeting minutes, despair precipi
tated mean, ugly, unsportsman acts.
Yet amidst all, our opponents' smil
ing midget captain voiced not a
word of complaint. Beneath the
grimy "pile up" of a skirmish I suc
ceeded in administering a few uncalled-for
punches. The little fel
low jumped up first, grabbed my
hand and helped me to my feet.
He smilingly patted my shoulder
and said, "Don't be glory's fool!"
For a moment I stared blank
faced at nothing, then burst Into
laughter. I laughed again and again
for now I saw, as he had been used
to seeing, glory not as an end but
a myth. What if we lost! We had
fought the fight and in losing could
still gain, for now had come one
moment in life that was to make
many more worth living.
No glory is not all
Glory is the least!
How can you be so
Oh, that's not hard
Mr. Bloom (In American Histo
ry) : What is William Penn remem
Emmett Kenny: Cigars.
Harriet H. (at the football game) :
Do you know the fundamentals of
Arlene M.: Sure, fullbacks.
Gerald: Have you seen Larry's
Lola: Which one?
HAVE YOU EVER
Heard Pinky Clark modestly ad
mit that he was fullback on the
Heard of two rallies in one night?
Seen Harriet Hager pheasant
Seen Phyllis Tice after the rally?
Wondered why Mr. Blankenship
went to the rally Friday night?
Noticed that Norton likes
Seen Bill Browning out riding
with Kathleen Furlong?
Seen Van Martens new hat?
Wondered how Gerald skinned
Noticed how tough the Condon
Seen Scott McMurdo walking
home holding hands with
Following is the high school honor
roll for the first six weeks. Four
l's, Edna Stephens; Three l's, June
Anderson, Ruth Green; Two l's
Irene Beamer, Neva Bleakman.
Harriet Hager, LaVerne Van Mar
ter; One 1, Mabel Adkins, Maude
Bailey, Zelma Bundy, Ruth Cow
ins, John Crawford, James Dris
coll, Leonard Gilman, Nona Howell,
Evelyn Kirk, Bernard McMurdo,
Marjorie Parker, Joe Stephens,
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