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Volume 53, Number 1.
HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, Mar. 12, 1936
COMES TO HEPFTiFR
Alfred Cookman, in Ant
arctic With Byrd,
Visits CCC Camp.
IS LAST SHOWN HERE
Famous Naturalist Last of Five
Man Group to Carry Banner;
Two Lectures Given.
Dr. Alfred Cookman, adventurer,
naturalist and teacher, who accom
panied Byrd on the first Antarctic
expedition, spoke before the high
school and CCC camp here Tuesday
and Wednesday. He is speaking
before all camps of the ninth corps
area, carrying an International Ad
venturers of the World club flag.
Seven of these flags have been given
seven groups, each of Ave famous
adventurers. After the fifth man
in each group has carried a flag it
is sent to Washington, D. C, and
placed In the Smithsonian Institu
tion. Cookman is the fifth mem
ber of his group carrying a flag,
the ones carrying it before him be
ing Zane Grey, Sir Kingsford-Smith,
Admiral R. E. Byrd and Dr. Tor
rance, African explorer.
Cookman said Heppner was the
last town in which this flag would
be shown and that it would go to
Washington, D. C, March 16. A
cloth extension lor tne nag was
made here by Mrs. Will Morgan,
with the name "Heppner" embroid
ered on it. Officers of the camp
were privileged to autograph it.
Autographs are carried from all
places where the flag has been
shown. Particular significance of
the nags is to indicate man's con
quest of the land, air and sea.
The noted adventurer lectured be
fore the high school Wednesday
morning and the CCC camp that
evening on "America's Fighting
Birds of the Air," and at the camp
Tuesday evening on "Wild Life and
the Camera." On completion of
the present tour he will again make
a round of the CCC camps in th
area, lecturing on "Cruising in Mex
ican Waters." He will return here
soon on the second tour, and it is
hoped arrangements can be made
for a public appearance, says Mar
vin Dixon, camp educational ad
J. G. Barratt Announces
For State Senatorship
Urged by friends of the three
counties, J. G. Barratt this week
decided to seek the republican nom
ination for the state senator post
from Morrow-Umatilla-Union coun
ties to which he was appointed last
year to fill the unexpired term of
Jack Allen. Allen has announced
himself a candidate for the demo
cratic nomination as representative
in congress, opposing Walter M.
Barratt is leaving this evening
for Portland and will go on to Sa
lem tomorrow to make his filing at
the secretary of state's office. If
elected he promises the same sin
cere and conscientious service
which marked his work in the last
special legislative session.
SHOOTERS WIN TWICE.
Heppner-Pilot Rock nimrods won
two of their three matches in the
Oregonian telegraphic trapshoot,
Sunday. The local's three-man score
of 74 topped Pullman and Boise
each with 70, while Coos County's
75 was one better. Next Sunday
the locals shoot against Portland,
Seaside and Toledo. Local scores
Sunday on the first 25 birds includ
ed Gene Ferguson 25, Adam Knob
lock 25, Earl Warner 24, John Lane
24, Glenn Hayes 24, Dr. J. H. Mc
Crady 24, Luke Bibby 23, Phil Ma
honey 22, Rod Thomson 21, Tom
HEPPNER BELTS GO EAST.
More than 250 Heppner belts, the
product of E. G. Noble, local sad
dle maker, have gone east to Mass
achusetts, Mr. Noble reported this
week. The belts were purchased by
Massachusetts boys In the local CCC
camp who took a fancy to them
The belts are of solid leather with
stamped initials and studded with
various colors of glass. Mr. Noble
also reported a continued demand
for the famous Heppner saddles
which he has made for the last
36 years, orders coming from many
BROTHER FOUND DEAD.
Lynden Lucas of Condon, brother
of J. F. Lucas of this city, was
found dead last Thursday morning
in the Condon warehouse of which
he was manager. He had two shot
gun wounds in the abdomen, one
Just below the heart. The gun, be
lieved to have inflicted the wounds,
was found a few feet away. A note
to his widow, found In his billfold,
Indicated suicide. Mr. Lucas was a
World war veteran, and had been
manager of the Farmers' ware
house at Condon for several years.
HOLDS COURT SESSION.
Judge C. L. Sweek was In the city
Saturday from Pendleton, hearing
motions in circuit court and catch
ing up on the docket.- Trial of the
only orlmlnal case on the docket,
that of State of Oregon vs. Joseph
Stefanl, on a statutory charge, was
set for March 24.
Epworth Leaguers of
District to Meet Here
Eastern Cascade district, Ep
worth League, will hold its mid
year institute at the Methodist
church here tomorrow, Saturday
and Sunday, with an instruction
corps of state leaders. The facul
ty includes Rev. W. S. Glelser, Pen
dleton; Miss Sybil Tucker, director
of religious education from Port
land; Rev. Geo. W. Bruce, The
Dalles; Rev. W. N. Byars, Arling
ton. Registration will be from 4:30 to
6 tomorrow, followed by banquet
at 6. General assembly and pro
gram begins at 7. Saturday morn
ing's session takes up at 8:30, and
Saturday afternoon session at 1:20.
A jolly party and social will be held
from 7:30 to 9:30. A morning watch
service is slated for 9 o'clock Sun
day morning, with other services
League officers are Dr. S. W. Hall,
district superintendent; Rev. Ormal
Trick, district E. L. president; Rev.
Paul G. Roeder, institute dean; Rev.
Joseph Pope, host and manager;
Lucille Moyer, registrar.
Hollie Leathers Was
Long County Resident
Hollie Leathers, 67, who came to
Morrow county about 50 years ago
as a boy and for many years fol
lowed ranching in the Hardman
district, died in The Dalles last
Monday. Funeral services were
held at 2 o'clock yesterday after
noon at Monument
Mr. Leathers was born in Texas.
He married Dollie Cramer in 1897.
The family home was moved to
Monument in 1922. Surviving are
the widow and eight children, Carl
of Hardman. and Lloyd, Audrey,
Roy, Wayne, Archie, Mable and
Grace, all of Monument; brothers,
Nick of Portland and Dan of Mon
ument; sisters, Mrs. Rose Hilton of
Klamath Falls, and Mrs. Nanny
Penton of Texas. Mr. Leathers had
been sick about a year and a half.
By MARGARET BLAKE
The March meeting of the Union
Missionary society held in the par
lor of the Congregational church
last Thursday afternoon was well
attended. The society is enjoying
a stury of Mexico and other Latin
American countries. An interest
ing program had been prepared by
Mrs. Loren Hale, Mrs. Laxton Mc
Murray and Miss Emmer Maynard.
Mrs. Hal Ely and Mrs. Fred Zielke
served delicious refreshments dur
ing the social hour following the
Guests at the Roy Feely home
during the week end were Mr. and
Mrs. Don Smith, Mrs. Gus Smith,
Henry Roth, Jr., Miss Elizabeth
Fortner, Miss Lila Lee Alley, Ed
Alley and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roth,
all of Sherman county.
Manville Pettys, coach of the
Maupin basketball team which was
runner-up in the basketball tour
nament at Heppner last week end,
was a visitor with relatives here
for a short time Friday.
Mra Roy Thomas of Seattle is a
guest of Miss Lorraine Reed.
Mrs. J. E. Swanson went to Sa
lem by stage last Thursday to visit
her daughters, Miss Eva Swanson
and Mrs. Elmo McMillan.
Elmer Ball went to The Dalles
Thursday, taking his son Shirley
down for medical treatment The
little boy failed to recover from the
effects of an attack of measles and
is reported to be seriously ill.
"Hap" Winans who pitched base
ball for the locals for two seasons
about ten or twelve years ago was
renewing old acquaintances around
town Saturday. Mr. Winans had
brought some of the Umapine bas
ketball team to the tournament at
Everyone having chances or un
sold numbers on the Home Ec. club
quilt is asked to bring them to the
old-time dance at Cecil Saturday
night, March 14, when the quilt
will be raffled off.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howk and
family were visitors here on Sun
day from Condon,
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Blake and
children were guests at the W. J.
Blake home Saturday night.
A good time was had at the card
party and dance klven at the I. O.
O. F. hall in Morgan last Saturday
Mrs. R. W. Lieuallen returned
last Wednesday from a visit at
Rev. Hinkle, Episcopal minister
of Portland, will hold services at
the grange hall in Cecil next Sun
day afternoon, March 15, at 3 p. m.
He will be accompanied by Rev.
Frederick Wissenbach who will
speak on "Church Conditions Un
der Hitler." Rev. Wissenbach has
come from Germany recently, so
has first-hand knowledge of his
Mrs. Charles Anderson was taken
to Portland a few days ago by her
sons, Harold and Irvin, where she
entered the Portland Sanitarium
for medical treatment. Mrs. An
derson has not been well for several
years and was worse nt the time of
her departure for the city, but is
reported to have shown some im
provement since her arrival there.
Twelve members attended the
March study meeting of the Wo
men's Topic club at the home of
Mrs. Werner Rietmann last Satur
day afternoon. Mrs. George Tuck
er was co-hostess with Mrs. Riet
mann. A review of a recent popi -lar
play was the main number of
the program, Mrs. Ruth Mason
made a report on the library which
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TO BE INTRODUCED
Lions to Sponsor Appearance of
Famous Animals; Annual Din
ner With B. P. W. Set
Heppner will get its introduc
tion to donkey baseball in the near
future, according to plans laid at
Monday's Lions luncheon when the
club voted to sponsor appearance
of the famous Chicago world's fair
donkeys mounted by local ball play
ers in an exhibition here. Applica
tion for the appearance was sent
to Tucson, Ariz., headquarters
where the Itinerary is being made
Donkey baseball set the nation
on fire last year, being heralded ev
erywhere as one of the greatest fun
events of the season.
Reporting on the basketball tour
nament here last week end, Edward
F. Bloom said that it lacked break
ing even by $5, and the club voted
to make up the amount.
The club's support was again ten
dered the Boy Scouts when it voted
to sponsor a patrol and name a
member to the executive commit
tee. J. O. Turner was named as
the club's scout sponsor.
WPA help on construction of the
tennis courts was announced as def
initely out, and Dr. L. D. Tibbies,
chairman of the committee, pro
posed construction of a cinder
court by those interested to pro
vide a place to play in the near
future. M. L. Case made an offer to
help provide labor, asd offers were
made to join a club through which
the facilities might be obtained.
S. E. Notson reported that Mor
row county had advanced the re
mainder of its $500 contribution to
Inland Empire Waterways associa
tion, and that a representative of
the organization is now in Wash
ington working in the interests of
early completion of Umatilla Rap
ids dam and other river develop
ment work which the association is
Next Monday evening at 6:30 the
club will meet with the Business
and Professional Womens club in
their annual joint banquet in recog
nition of National Business Wo
Lex Youth Honored
By San Diego Buddies
Kenneth E. Warner, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Warner of Lexing
ton, who enlisted in the navy at
Portland, January 13, was selected
as "honor man" out of 125 men in
his company at the San Diego
training station for the week end
ing March 6.
The title of honor man is gained
by that young man while in keen
competition. He has demonstrated
that his personal appearance is of
a habitually higher standard than
that of the other men in his com
pany, that his Initiative is unques
tionable, and that he has above
average ability to profit from the
instruction given, reports F. J.
Lowry, training officer in charge.
"This young man can be justly
proud of this title and all who know
him are sure to be delighted of his
attainment," Lowry said. "To stand
above his fellows as he has done,
all of whom are carefully selected
men and all competing for the same
honor, speaks well for this young
man and reflects very favorably on
the training he has received in his
home and community."
Floyd Adams Wounded
By Accidental Shot
Floyd Adams received a bad gun
shot wound in the leg when a .32
rifle he was cleaning at his home
in this city accidentally discharged
yesterday morning. The bullet
passed through the calf of the leg,
shattering the bone, and was found
in his sock.
He was treated at a local hospital
and barring complications It was
believed the wound would not prove
A pleasant surprise and charivari
were given Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Wright last evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Mell Dorun. . The
newlyweds received many lovely
presents. Among those present
were Mr. and Mrs. Will Morgan,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ross, Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Earls, Mr. and Mrs.
Kenneth Bleakman, Bud Hager,
Mclntyre, Allen B. Shuef, Weldon
Silver, Willard Spies, Harold Tem
pleton, Mrs. Bonnie Cochran.
TEAM TO LA GRANDE
The basketball team of CCC Camp
Heppner goes to La Grande this
week end to participate in the sec
ond half of the regional tourna
ment. In the first half of the tour
nament played here two weeks ago,
the local team won two of Its four
games with a third forfeited by
COUNTY LODGES COMING.
Morrow county Oddfellows and
Rebekahs will have a get-together
party and pot luck supper at I. O.
O. F. hall here next Wednesday
evening, the 18th, at 7:30. Guests
of the Heppner lodges will be mem
bers from Hardman, lone. Lexing
ton and Morgan lodges.
BAND DANCE SET ArRIL 4.
Heppner lodge of Elks will spon
sor a dance for the school band at
their hall Saturday evening, April
4. Proceeds will be used to help
defray expenses of the band In at
tending the state band contest at
Corvallis April 10-11.
Beautiful Anita Louise as Queen
in "A Midsummer Night's Dream,"
which will be shown at the Star
Theater, March 31st.
Star Theater to Show
Star theater has made arrange
ments with Warner Brothers to
present their roadshow production,
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," in
Heppner. This will be one of the
major attractions to greet local
theater-goers soon after the thea
ter's reopening on March 21 with
new upholstered seats and redec
orated interior, announces Mrs.
Elaine Furlong, ' manager. The
theater will be closed from the
17th to the 20th inclusive for the
Max Reinhardt's production of
William Shakespeare's classic com
edy is considered the most import
ant production ever done in talking
pictures. It is accompanied by the
immortal music of Felix Mendels
sohn with arrangements by Erick
Wolfgang Korngold. Ballets are by
In the cast of 1000 are such stars
as James Cagney, Joe E. Brown,
Dick Powell, Anita Louise, Olivia
de Havilland, Jean Muir, Hugh Her
bert, Frank McHugh, Ross Alex
ander, Verree Teasdale, Ian Hunt
er, Victor Jory, Mickey Rooney,
Hobart Cavanaugh and Grant Mit
chell. Strangely enough, the screen
players in "A Midsummer Night's
Dream" are cast in their usual line
of screen roles, if one examines the
matter closely. Not one important
part is far from the actor's beaten
path and were it not for a slight
anachronism involving some three
and a half centusis, one would be
tempted to think that Shakespeare
wrote at least one play with cer
tain screen actors in mind.
The production will be shown in
Heppner one day only, Tuesday.
March 31. There will be special
matinees during the day for stu
dents only and one showing at night
with all seats reserved.
Hynd Brothers Party
Is Elks Attraction
An enjoyable old-time dance was
held at the Elks hall Friday eve
ning with Hynd Bros., pioneer
sheep operators, contributing the
music. David and Wil Hynd played
violins, and Miss Annie Hynd pre-
sided at the organ, brought from
Rose Lawn janch, Sand Hollow, es
pecially for the occasion.
The Hynd Bros, party is an an
nual affair sponsored by Heppner
lodge 358, B. P. O. Elks, for which
music is volunteered by members
of the family. Friday evening'
event drew a large and aprpecia
tive crowd, though many of the
younger generation not learned in
the old-time steps were on the side
lines as spectators. Later in the
evening modern music by another
orchestra was supplied for their
During the week of March 15-21,
National Business Women's week
will be observed. This time is set
aside in order that the people of
this nation may be more fully in
formed as to the purposes and as
pirations of this national organiza
tion composed of business and pro
Since the inauguration of this
movement, over 1400 clubs have
been organized througout the Uni
ted States. In the various commu
nities where such clubs have been
formed, a remarkable interest has
been shown in the 'program spon
sored by the Federation. This pro
gram, educational In design and
broad in scope, has resulted in a
great influence for progressive de
velopment and good In this coun
try. It is my hope that the people of
this state will aid in the fitting ob
servance of National Business Wo
men's week in Oregon.
CHARLES H. MARTIN,
James Gentry is reported serious
ly ill at a Pendleton hospital. Mrs.
Gentry is with him, and his broth
er, Mack Gentry, was called over
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Riggs (nee Mary Clark) at Eugene
this morning a son, Frank Clark
Floyd Totleson, former telegraph
operator here and now O.-W. R. &
N. agent at Heppner Junction, was
visiting friends here Tuesday.
Carl Leathers of Hardman was
transacting business in the city this
PREPARE TO START
FARM AID PLAN
State Leaders Return From Salt
Lake Conference; Organization
to Proceed Rapidly.
With the return this week of
Oregon's delegation to the Salt Lake
farm conference, preliminary steps
for bringing the growers of this
state the benefits of the new federal
farm plan were expected by the OSC
extension service to proceed rap
Details of administration by
which it is hoped that the new soil
conservation act may be applied to
the best advantage in the western
states were worked out at the Salt
Lake meeting through conferences
of federal administrators, repre
sentative farmers and, officials of
the land grant colleges.
Oregon was represented at the
conference by five producers, four
members of the state college staff,
State Director of Agriculture Solon
T. White and the heads of several
eading farm organizations. Pro
ducers invited by Secretary Wal
lace were A. E. Engbretson of As
toria; C. J. Hillard of Klamath
Falls; Will Steen of Pendleton; A.
R. Shumway of Milton and N. E.
Dodd of Portland, who formerly
lived at Baker. All of these pro
ducers have been active in pre
vious AAA programs.
Delegates from the state college
were W. A. Shoenfeld, dean of ag
riculture; F. L. Ballard, vice-direct
or in charge of the extension ser
vice; E. L. Potter, head of the di
vision of agricultural economics,
and N. C. Donaldson, federal com
It is the hope of the national ad
ministration to get the cooperation
of farmers to hold out approximate
ly the same number of acres from
surplus crops as would have been
used for other purposes had the
original crop control programs been
allowed to stand. Under the new
plan it is proposed to reimburse
farmers who continue to devote a
percentage of the land to soil im
proving crops or who switch from
soil depleting to soil conserving
The plan calls for local commit
tees again, preferably made up of
members who have had previous
experience with the AAA programs.
H. R. Tolley of the University of
California and a consultant in the
planning section of the AAA, has
been in Washington since the new
program was launched and has
helped in working out administra
tive procedure. He was in Oregon
last winter and took part in the an
nual conference of agricultural
workers at the state college wher
his ideas on the future development
of agricultural adjustment we e
well received by the Oregon agri
cultural leaders M. L. Wlson, for
merly of Montana and now assist'
ant secretary of agriculture, has
also had a major part in shaping
the new program. Both of these
men are thoroughly familiar with
western conditions, Oregon leadeis
Highway Resting Parks
Coming to North County
Salem. Trevelers over the Co'
lumbia River highway in eastern
Oregon next summer will be greet
ed by the sight of cool, inviting
resting places along the roadsld
man made oase3 with trees and
shrubs and wells of sparkling wa'
The first of these oases are to be
located in Morrow county, one near
Castle Rock and the other near
Boardman. Bids on their construe
tion are to be opened at the meet
ing of the state highway commis
sion in Portland Friday, March 13.
As a protection against damage
from roving livestock the resting
places will be fenced for the time
being but after five years or more
as the development of the trees and
shrubs warrant, the fencing will be
Other oases will be constructed
along the Old Oregon Trail and
other highways, particularly in
eastern and central Oregon as the
finances of the highway department
permit, according to R. H. Baldock,
state highway engineer.
Meet Set for Saturday
Organization of a town baseball
team for the 1936 playing season
is announced for the Elks club Sat
urday evening by R. B. Ferguson,
Wheatland league director, Every
one interested in baseball Is urged
Business will include election of
a manager and decision upon en
tering the Wheatland league again
TO CELEBRATE BRIDGE.
Citizens of the Coos Bay country
are broadcasting an Invitation to
the dedicatory ceremonies and cele
bration of completion of the Coos
Bay bridge, to be held at North
Bend, June 5, 6, 7.
Rev. Alfred Womack, pastor of
the local Pentecostal church for the
last two years, left this morning
with his family for Tenino, Wash.,
where he goes to accept a call.
Mrs. J. E. Gently of Lexington
was a business visitor in the city
Will do auto, tractor and combine
repair work. Phone 102, Glenn
Lady Woolgrowers Set
Style Show and Tea
A spring style show and tea is
announced by Morrow County Wool
Growers auxiliary to be held at the
Episcopal parish house Saturday,
March 28. The event will be open
to the public at a charge of 25
Committees announced are: Ar
rangements, Mrs. Harold Cohn,
chairman, Mrs. E. L. Morton, Mrs.
Joseph Belanger, Mrs. E. R. Shaf
fer, Mrs. R. A. Thompson, Mrs.
Walter Becket; publicity, Mrs.
Glenn Jones, chairman, Mrs. D. M.
Ward, Mrs. R. M. Rice; program,
Mrs. E. F. Bloom, Mrs. Richard
Wells, Mrs. R. B. Ferguson, Mrs.
Fred Lucas; flowers and decora
tions, Mrs. C. W. McNamer, Mrs.
Harry Tamblyn, Mrs. Frank Wil
kinson, Mrs. Thos. Beymer, Mrs.
E. E. Clark, Mrs. E. W. Gordon;
tea hour, Mrs. W. H. Cleveland,
Mrs. A. D. McMurdo, Mrs. W. O.
Bayless, Mrs. F. E. Parker; kit
chen, Mrs. J. J. Wightman, Mrs. R.
I. Thompson; collection of articles,
Mrs. J. G. Barratt Mrs. Marvin
The tea hour will be from 4 to 5
o'clock in the afternoon. Mrs. Her
man Oliver of John Day, state pres
ident, is expected as a guest
Former German Rector
Speaks Sunday Evening
Rev. Fred Wissenbach of Pen
dleton, for three years rector of
the Episcopal church in Munich,
Germany, will speak at All Saints'
Episcopal church here Sunday eve
ning, according to announcement of
Archdeacon Ralph V. Hinkle, who
will accompany Rev. Wissenbach.
The guest speaker will tell of con
ditions of the church in Germany
under Hitler and answer any ques
tions. Prayer and address are
scheduled for 7:30 p. m.
At 6:15 Rev. Wissenbach will
meet informally with the young
people at a pot-luck supper. The
public Is invited to hear him.
By BEULAH NICHOLS
Friends in this community will be
interested in knowing that the Uni
versity of Minnesota board of re
gents has approved the appoint
ment of Dallas Ward, coach at
Minneapolis Marshall high school,
as assistant on Bernie Bierman's
football coaching staff. He was ap
pointed instructor of physical ed
ucation and athletics for 1936-37
and will have charge of freshman
football. Ward, who is the son of
Mrs. Ola Ward of this city, attend
ed high school here and is a grad
uate of Oregon State college. He
was All-Pacific Coast end in 1926
and went to Minneapolis in 1927 as
football coach at Minneapolis Mar
shall high school.
Mrs. J. E. Gentry, Mrs. Ralph
Jackson, Mrs. Wm. D. Campbell
and Miss Shirlee Smith were host
esses for a surprise party on last
Thursday afternoon honoring Mr.
Gentry's sister, Mrs. Nancy Mc
Waters. The occasion was Mrs.
Mcwaters" birthday and she re
ceived many lovely gifts. The
guests included Mrs. John Miller,
Mrs. Karl Miller, Mrs. W. F. Bar-
nett Mrs. Trina Parker, Miss Dona
Barnett, Mrs. Harry Dinges, Mrs.
Henry Rauch, Mrs. Ola Ward, Miss
Merle Carmichael, Mrs. Sarah
White, Mrs. O. J. Cox, Mrs. Laura
Scott, Mrs. George Peck, Mrs. Law-
rence Palmer, Miss Betty Skyles,
Mrs. Lester White and Mrs. Law
The regular monthly meeting of
Lexington grange will be held at
the hall Saturday night. All officers
and members are asked to attend
if possible as there is to be initla'
tion of new members. This is the
first meeting since January as the
meeting last month was called off
because of the cold weather.
Mis. Trina Parker and Miss Dona
Barnett are in Seattle visiting with
their cousin, Dewey Leach, who has
been very ill.
Several of the neighbois of Mrs,
Julian Rauch spent Friday after
noon at a quilting party at her
home. The ladies' husbands came
for supper and spent the evenng,
helping Mr. Rauch celebrate his
birthday. About twenty guests were
C. W. Barlow, county clerk, was
a business visitor in this city Mon
An event of interest during the
past week was the marriage of
Russell L. Wright, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Sylvannus Wright of this city,
10 miss Jessie V. Barkuloo of Spo
kane. The wedding took place in
Vancouver last Wednesday.
An 8-pound daughter was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Millard Nolan of
this city on March 8.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Phillips and
daughter Jessalyn of Kinzua were
calling on Lexington friends Sun
day. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gale of Port
land spent the week end with rel
atives in Lexington.
Lonnie Henderson was a busi
ness visitor in Pendleton Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Miller have
returned from Portland where they
went to take their daughter Colleen
for medical attention.
Bert Johnson of lone was a busi
ness visitor here Monday.
Miss Frances Harpole left Thurs
day for her home in Keller, Wash,
She has been visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Edwards for
the past two months.
ine oia-time dance which was
held at the grange hall Saturday
nignt was well attended.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Schriever
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District 13, Class B Cham
pionship Taken at
Champions Win Easily, 41-17; St
Francis Drops North Powder In
Consolation Fray, 34-10.
Umapine fought its way through
the district 13, class B high school
basketball tournament here Friday
and Saturday to emerge champion
with the right to play in the state
tournament at Salem. Inspired by
support of a large delegation of
home folks at the championship
fray Saturday night, Coach Becker's
basket tossers far outclassed their
Maupin opponents to win, 41-17.
The champions first won from the
stubborn Grass Valley team Friday
afternoon, 30-26. Saturday morning
they took an easy victory from
North Powder, 28-19.
At the end of the tournament,
Referee Tom Deering of Touchet,
Wash., who officiated all games, an
nounced the all-star tournament
team selected by coaches of re
spective teams. Groth, who scin
tillated for the champs, was chosen
center, while his hard-working
teammate, Leinbach, gained a
guard berth on the first string.
Crabtree and Renich, Maupin, took
the forward berths, while the sec
ond guard position went to J. Roth,
Grass Valley. In second team places
were Morris, Maupin, and Wendt
St. Francis, forwards White, North
Powder, center; Lubbes, Boardman,
and Van Driesche, St Francis,
Coaches making the selection
were Schiller, North Powder; In
gles, Boardman; Hughes, Grass
Valley; Becker, Umapine; Blank
enship, Heppner; Duff, St Francis
academy, Baker; Petteys, Maupin,
and Hogan, Burns.
Bill King, Echo, tournament pres
ident presented the champions with
the tournament basketball in the
wind-up ceremonies, complimenting
them upon their good sportsman
ship and fine playing. Wm. Meid
inger, Dufur, and Edwin T. Ingles,
Boardman, were present as tourna
Friday afternoon Boardman lost
to North Powder, 26-31, in a hotly
contested game, while Umapine de
feated Grass Valley. Friday eve
ning St Francis dropped Heppner
easily, db-18, when Wendt St. Fran
cis guard, hupg up the high indi
vidual scoring record of 17 points.
In the second game Maupin put
Burns out of the running, 42-30.
Semi-finals were played Saturday
morning, when Umapine put away
XNorth Powder, and Maupin dropped
St. Francis, 39-19.
Line-ups in the championship
Maupin, 17: Cunningham, Kirsch,
Harvey, Confer, forwards; Crabtree,
Alexander, centers; Morris, Rem-
umapine, 41: Leinbach. Hosklns.
E. Givens, forwards; Groth, Fatter
son, center; Givens, Crumbaugh,
W. D. Campbell of Lexington was
timer, and Barrett and Ingles were
E. F. Bloom, local superintendent,
was tournament manager. The
school band played at all games,
and members of the H" club as
sisted with running time and scor
County Court, Mayor
Push Watershed Plan
Renewed activity by the county
court and mayor to have that por
tion of the Willow creek watershed
held by the First National bank re
ceivership turned into the national
forest to secure adequate protec
tion was undertaken this week.
Tuesday, Judge W. T. Campbell,
Commisioners F. S. Parker and
George N. Peck, and Mayor T. J.
D. Jones interviewed J. F. Irwin,
Umatilla National Forest supervis
or, at Pendleton, and obtained
promise of cooperation from him.
The same gentlemen left last eve
ning for Portland, expecting to in
terview u. J. Buck, district for
We find the public is under the
impression that the Hynd brothers
got up the dance Friday night,
March 6, to make money for their
own financial benefit. We wish
through the columns of this paper
to have it contradicted. All we
had to do with it was we volun
teered to furnish the old-time mu
sic. HYND BROS.
DIES IN LOUISIANA.
Roy Duran, 45, youngest brother
of the late E. S. Duran of Lexing
ton, died suddenly at his home at
Shreveport, La., Feb. 20, according
to word received by relatives here.
Death came from a heart attack.
He is survived by a wife and flva
STAR MEETS TOMORROW.
Ruth Chapter, Order of Eastern
Star, will meet in stated commu
nication at Masonic hall tomorrow
evening. All members are urged by
Mrs. Lena Cox, worthy matron, to