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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 1936
By EEULAH NICHOLS
A meeting of the Lexington Home
Economics club will be held Thurs- I
day afternoon. Sept 10, at the home
of the chairman, Mrs. Harvey Mil
ler. All members are invited to at
tend. The meeting of Lexington grange
will be held this month on the third
Saturday Instead of the second.
The Morrow County Grange coun
cil will meet at Lexington on the
The Lexington grange float, rep
resenting "Liberty," which was en
tered in the Rodeo parade Friday
morning was awarded third prize.
Randall Martin had an attack of
appendicitis while attending the
Rodeo Saturday afternoon and was
taken to the Mid-Columbia hospital
in The Dalles where he underwent
an operation Monday morning. He
is reported to be getting along
Mr. and Mrs. William D. Camp
bell have returned to Lexington af
ter spending the summer in Eu
gene where Mr. Campbell attended
the summer session of the Univer
sity of Oregon. Mr. Campbell is
busy this week getting everything
in readiness for the opening of
school next Monday. Willard C.
Newton, seventh and eighth grade
'teacher, came Tuesday afternoon
from Monmouth where he attend
ed summer school. The other teach
ers are expected to arrive within
a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlow Martin and
two sons came over from their
home at Moro to attend the Rodeo
and spent the week end with Mr.
and Mrs. H. V. Smouse and Mr. and
Mrs. Myles Martin.
Clarence Hayes of Heppner vis
ited friends in Lexington Sunday.
Orville Cutsforth returned Sun
day afternoon from a two weeks'
trip to Yellowstone and Glacier
parks and other points of interest
in Canada and the middlewestern
Bill and Grace Burchell spent the
week end with friends in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Miller who
were guests of Mr., and Mrs. Harry
Dinges last week have returned to
their home at Jefferson.
Miss Erma Lane who spent last
week with relatives in this com
munity has returned to Portland.
Fete and Jack McMillan have
returned to their work at Carlton
after spending last week visiting
relatives in Lexington and attend
ing the Heppner Rodeo.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Tucker and
family of Grandview, Wash., were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Moyer
Miss Ethel Hughes of , Heppner
visited with .Mrs. Vernon Scott on
Miss Irene Tucker left the first
of the week for Ontario where she
expects to take up her duties as
teacher in the primary department
of the Ontario grade school next
Al Clough of Arlington was a
business visitor in this city one day
Mr. and Mrs. Claire Daugherty
are the parents of a seven-pound
son born Friday at the home of
Mrs. P. A. Mollahan in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McMillan and
family have returned from a week's
visit with relatives in Portland and
have moved into their house in
town to send the children to school.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill McMillan of
Corvallis spent the week end with
relatives in Lexington. While here
they attended the Rodeo. They
were acompanied by Miss Peggy
Warner who visited her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Warner.
George Tucker came over from
Grandview. Wash., Friday and vis
ited with his sister, Mrs. Arthur
Hunt, over the week end.
Mrs. Etha Thompson, formerly
Miss Etha Robinson, visited with
friends here and at Heppner last
Laurel Beach left Tuesday for
Gresham where he will begin his
second year as instructor in the
' Patsy Ann Campbell was ill the
first of the week.
Mrs. Bonnie Cochran has returned
to her home in Heppner after spend
ing several days as the guest of
Mrs. Lewis Marquardt.
Paul Gemmell of Heppner was
transacting business in Lexingtos
Mr. and Mrs. Myles Martin mo
tored to The Dalles Wednesday to
be with their son Randall who is
in a hospital there.
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Best Costumed Juvenile Cowgirl
(under 12): Colleen Kilkenny 1st,
$5; Hanna girl 2nd, $3.
Oldest Morrow County Pioneer
Man: Dee Cox, $5.
Oldest Morrow County Pioneer
Woman: Mrs. Jennie Booher, $5
Best Presentation Historical
Character: Beymer girls, $1 mer.
Best Paraded Calf: Adolph Ma-
Best Paraded Bull: Roy Robin
Fattest Cowboy: Henry Aiken,
Best Pack Outfit: Len Gilliam,
Baldest Cowboy: Lee Beckner,
bottle hair tonic.
Cowboy with Longest Beard:
Herman Oliver, bottle hair tonic.
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off the backs of bareback buckers,
supplied liberally throughout the
show. Steve Shannon, cowboy
clown extraordinary, gave the
crowd plenty of laughs with his
trick mule and freak car, while the
singing of Gene Normoyle, lone
youth, the announcing of out-of
town visitors and invitations to the
Grant county fair and Pendleton
Round-Up extended by Herman Ol
iver and Al Powers, respectively
all through the microphone of the
announcing car were appreciated
parts of the show.
Queen Mary Robinson's official
visitation from Pendleton on Friday
was fittingly hailed, when she paid
her respects at the throne of Queen
Genevieve Hanna. She shared the
royal box at Friday's show and
rode in Friday morning's parade.
Miss Shirley Trowbridge of John
Day was an honored attendant of
Queen Genevieve, and on Saturday
extended a public invitation to Ro
deo's queen to attend at the throne
of the Grant County fair. The local
princesses, Betty Doherty, Frances
Rugg and Harriet Heliker com
pleted the comely array of femin
The Heppner school band under
Harold Buhman, director, added
color with their bright purple, gold
and white uniforms, and their play
ing was a greatly appreciated fea
ture. And that chivalry is not yet dead
was shown by the manner in which
the cowboys permitted Misses Eva
Wilcox and Dimple Crabtree, both
former Rodeo queens, to win the
musical rope races Friday and Sat
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to express our sincere
appreciation to the kind friends and
neighbors for their help, sympathy
and floral tribute in our recent be
reavement, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Ayers,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ayers,
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Madden,
Pearl McConkie and Girls.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
ALVIN KLEINFELDT. Pastor
Fible School 9:45 a. m.
Morning services 11:0 a. m.
C. E. Society 6:30 p. m.
Evening services 8:00 p. m.
Choir rehearsal, Wednesday, 7:30 p. in.
Midweek service, Thursday, 7:30 p. m.
Labor Day is observed so that
people may rest and meditate on
the privileges, of having work by
which they may earn a living. Lat
er we have Thanksgiving Day, in
which we again think of the bless
ings of life.
The religious people of 3400 years
ago also had two days which had
a similar significance. First came
the Feast of Firstfruits, and later
the Feast of Ingathering. Their
first consideration on these holi
days was to express gratitude to
God for providing them with a har
vest. Surely America has not declined
to a lower level than the civiliza
tion of three thousand years ago.
The neglect of God's house would
seem to indicate it
REV. R. C. YOUNG, Pastor.
Sunday morning worship:
Church School 9:45.
Epworth League 7:00.
Boys' Club Tuesday evening 7:00.
Week day session for primary
children Tuesday 3:00 p. m.
Fellowship service, Thursday at
8:00 p. m.
Arthur Keene was transacting
business in the city yesterday from
the farm on Rhea creek.
ALL SAINTS' CHURCH.
Ralph V. Hinkle, Archdeacon.
11 a. m., Holy Communion and
Plans for a school of prayer are
under way for the latter part of
the month. Further announcement
will be made at the Sunday morn
ing service. The public is invited.
By MARGARET BLAKE
Mrs. Paul Balsiger returned Sun
day from Hood River where she has
been in the hospital receiving treat
ment for a serious intestinal trou
ble. Mr. Balsiger drove to Hood
River to bring her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Carlson
and children and Mrs. Carlson's
nephew, Carl Eastman of Portland,
who has been spending the summer
with them, spent a week at Wallowa
lake, returning home last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Lundell re
turned from Portland last Wednes
day. While in the city Mr. Lundell
visited the laboratory of the Farm
ers National Grain corporation and
watched the process by which the
wheat is tested for protein content
It takes three hours to make the
test and twenty-four samples are
put through at a time.
Mrs. Visa Louy was Honored with
a surprise birthday party at her
home last Sunday afternoon. The
guests were Mrs. Delia Corson, Mrs.
Alice Wiles, Mrs. Jennie Rix, Mrs.
Evelyn Schuller, Mrs. Minnie
Forbes, Mrs. E. G. Sperry and Miss
Eileen Sperry. Refreshments were
a birthday cake and ice cream.
A new cement walk is being laid
in front of the school house. This
is an improvement long needed and
one which will add to the appear
ance of the grounds and make it j
easier lur me siuuenxs to reacn Lie
building in comfort particularly
during winter weather.
Mrs. Lily Hager of Walla Walla
has been employed to care for Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Christopher-
son and children departed by car
last Saturday for the coast where
they expected to spend a week,
coming back in time for the open
ing oi scnool.
Miss Margaret Ely, bride-elect.
was given a miscellaneous shower
at the I. O. O. F. hall. About fifty
guests were present. Ice cream
and cake were served by the host
esses, Mrs. Everett Keithley, Miss
Mildred Lundell, Miss Ellen Nel
son and Misa Nola Keithley.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Mathews
departed on Saturday for Roseburg
where Mr. Mathews has work.
Miss Clara Miller and Mike Miller
are the guests of their sister, Mrs.
Misa Eva Swanson drove to Sa
lem last Thursday, returning Sat
urday. Alec Salstrom and Clara
and Mike Miller came back with
Franklin Lindstrom motored to
Salem Sunday to take Mr. Salstrom
to his home. On his return Mon
day he was accompanied bv Mrs.
Elmo McMillan who will visit her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Swan
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Crabtree with
their son Leo and their dauehter.
Mrs. Dimple Munkers, came up on
inursaay irom their home in Sa
lem to attend the Rodeo at Hepp
ner. iney were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Timm. Mrs. Munkers
took part in the Rodeo over which
she ruled as queen two years ago,
R. E. Jones, federal warehouse
inspector, has completed his audit
of the storage ledgers of the ware
houses of the Morrow County Grain
Growers and the Farmers Elevator
company of lone in lone, Lexington
and Heppner, and the Griffith ware
house at Morgan. Mr. Jones and
his wife have been at the Park ho
tel. Mr. and Mrs. Tu?e Peterson mo
tored to Walla Walla last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevin
drove to Pendleton and Athena on
J. W. Juday, representative of the
Pacifio Joint Stock Land Bank of
Portland, was a business visitor here
Denward Bergevin left Sunday
for Spokane where he will enroll
V. L. Carlson went to Pendleton
Tuesday to secure some seed wheat
of the Rex variety.
Mrs. Fred Zielke is in Seattle
where she has her son Frederick
in a hospital. The boy is showing
great improvement from the nerv
ous trouble which has been bother
ing him the pst year.
Mr. and Mrs. Dixon Smith were
visitors in The Dalles last week
where they took their children, Bar
bara and Bruce, to have their ton
sils removed. Mrs. Smith and chil
dren continued on to Portland for
a short visit before school begins.
, Charles Christianson, who taught
here last year, arrived Sunday eve
ning to bring his sister Florence up
to Umatilla where she will teach,
and to get his books, etc., left here
last spring. Mr. Christianson will
teach in the high school at Junction
City this year.
Miss Emerald Padberg is visiting
relatives in and near Portland.
The Women's Topic club will meet
at the home of Mrs. Laxton McMur
ray next Saturday afternoon.
George Peck was a business vis
itor here Monday.
Ted Corley who has been helping
his brother Walter with his truck
ing business this summer returned
Monday to his home at Parkdale.
Of interest to friends in both
Heppner and Salem is the recent
marriage of Miss Alma Neill, daugh
ter of Mr. L. D. Neill of Pine City,
to Mr. Eldon Kinton, son of Mr. and
Mrs. A. Kinton of Salem. The wed
ding was an event of August 22 at
s:iO o clock p. m., at the home of
Rev. and Mrs. Guy L. Drill in Sa
lem, Rev. Drill performing the beau
tiful ring ceremony. The bride was
charming in a pale blue gown of
tip-toe length and carried a bou
quet of pink roses. Miss Marvin
Schueller, the bridesmaid, was love
ly in pale blue with pink rosebuds.
Mr. L,yle Schueller was best man.
The rooms of the Drill home were
beautifully decorated with fall
flowers and the mantle, lighted
with tapers, was a background for
tne bridal party. Preceding the
plighting of vows, Johnny Schmidt
sang "l L.ove You Truly," with Mrs
Lois Schmidt at the piano. Mrs.
Schmidt played the wedding march.
following the ceremony an infor
mal reception was given for those
present. Only immediate relatives
of the two families and a few
friends were present. The young
couple will make their home in Sa
lem where both Mr. and Mrs. Kin
ton are employed in the J. C. Pen
ney company store.
miss sitting in the rear opening, the
entry of Ray Ayers; the Skuzeskl
boys with their unique pets, a por
cupine and a Cooper hawk; Miss
Colleen Kilkenny, very attractively
attired, who took first among the
The list of awards as given by
the Judges follows:
Organization floats: Willows
grange 1st, $30; Woolgrowers Aux
iliary 2nd, $20; Lexington grange
Best Four-Horse Team: Oral
Scott 1st, $15; Heppner Fire De
partment 3rd, $5.
Best Buggy Team: August Rah-
ner 1st 15.
Best Costumed Cowboy: Dee Cox
1st, $5 mer.; Tex Lane 2nd, learner
Rest Costumed Cowgirl: Miss
Dimple Crabtree 1st, $6 mer.; Ada
Moore 2nd, i mer.
Best Clown (animal and equip
ment): Beymer girls 1st, $5 mer.;
Steve Shannon 2nd, $2.50.
Best Equipped Saddle Horse
(Men) Tom Healy 1st, $5; Tony
Vey 2nd, $2.50. (Women): Mrs.
Kenneth Depew 1st, $5; Miss Shir
ley Trowbridge 2nd, $2.50.
Best Float Entered by Juvenile
(under 15): Ray Ayers 1st, $10; Ed
win Omohundro 2nd, $5; Christen
son Boys 3rd, $2 each mer.
Best Costumed Juvenile Cowboy
(under 12): Joe French 1st, $5; Ju
nior Barratt 2nd, $3; Bobby Kil
kenny 3rd, $2,
Ugliest Pet (under 12 years):
George Griffith 1st, $2.50; Edwin
Gemmell 2nd, $1.60.
Most Typical Covered Wagon:
Rav Ayers 1st, $5.00.
Most Original Pet: John Skuzeskl
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Ray and Walter Wright were
business visitors in the city yester
day from the ranch on Rhea creek.
Governor Landon Slated
At Portland Sept. 13th
Republicans of Morrow county
who attend the Landon-Knox pic
nic at Jantzen beach near Port
land, September 13, will see and
hear Governor Alf Landon in ac
tion, according to word sent to lo
cal party members through S. E.
Notson, county chairman. Talking
pictures made on the governors
recent campaign tour are to be
Among other contests scheduled
for the picnic is one to locate the
oldest republican in Oregon. Prizes
are to be given the man who at
tests to the earliest allegiance to
the party and to the oldest party
member in point of years.
I am leaving Morrow county im
mediately and must settle all ac
counts. I have left statements of
those owing me at the Gazette
Times office. Will greatly appre
ciate your calling at an early date
and settling these accounts.
W. HAROLD MASON,
CALL FOR WARRANTS.
School District No. 1, Heppner,
Oregon, will pay outstanding war
rants up to and including Warrant
No. 3861, on presentation to the
district clerk. Interest on said
warrants not already called ceases
Sept. 4, 1936.
HARRIET S. GEMMELL,
Despite an appeal by Morton
Tompkins, chairman of the legisla
tive committee of the state grange,
the state department of agriculture
isn't going to put the 1935 agricul
tural marketing act into effect un
less 100 farmers petition in accord
ance with law.
The grange leader said he wanted
the act, successor to the unconsti
tutional AAA, tested by the state
supreme court before the next ses
sion of the legislature. So few far
mers attended a hearing called by
Solon T. White, state director of
agriculture, that he decided not to
Invoke the law. The butter indus
try already has a case in court in
Multnomah county that may settle
the AMA's fate, White pointed out.
Public Utilities Commissioner Mc-'
Colloch has effected another rate
cut a $100,000 annual reduction by
the Pacific Power & Light Co. to
consumers in Astoria, Hood River,
The Dalles, Bend, Arlington, Con
don, Heppner, Pendleton and En
terprise. Both residential and com
mercial rates dropped seven per
GIVES NEWS FOR VOTERS.
William Hard is heard over KEX
at 6 o'clock p. m., Mondays, Tues
days, Thursdays and Fridays, in
news for voters. Tune in and hear
some good reports.
V. R. Runnlon, with Braden-Bell
Tractor company of Pendleton and
Walla Walla has taken up residence
in Heppner at the Lena M. White
home. He Is showing a partial
stock of the Braden-Bell line at
the Ford garage.
Mark Skinner, state superinten
dent of banks, has received the first
application in eight years for the
chartering of two new state banks.
The financial houses would be I07
cated in Bend and Baker. The last
new state bank organized was in
Seaside in 1928.
Bill Greener was in town yester
day from the ranch south of Hard-man.
For Sale 350 acres summerfal
low, terms. Inquire this office.
P. M. GEMMELL
Buying Wheat for
KERR, GIFFORD & CO., Inc.
WE PAY SPOT CASH FOR
CREAM and EGGS
MORROW COUNTY CREAMERY CO.
TWO DAYS ONLY Friday & Saturday
Buy for 2-clay holiday all stores closed Monday, LABOR DAY
See what a ten
cent piece will
No. 2 tins LIMIT
No. 2tt tins
No. 2 tins
Van Camp's, 22 oz. tin
No. 2 tins, garden
12 oz. bottle
CRACKERS, All M
Krisp, 2 LB. BOX Li'lK,
NO. 10 BAG
SODA, Arm & CfZ
Hammer, 3 PKGS. AtJC
5 LB TIN
SPINACH, No. 2i
tins. 2 FOR
9 oz. Tin, 3 FOR ...
Delicious and fresh
2 LBS 4e)C
Walla Walla quality
No. 1 TALL TIN, 3 FOR 23c
No. 2 TINS 2 FOR 19c
No. 10 TINS ONLY 43c
3 LBS 49c
3 LBS 65c
2 LB. TIN
TASTE TELLS, 1 oz 6 FOR 25c
DROMEDARY, reg. size .... 2 FOR 15c
5c GALLON 17c
BACON, fancy dry QQ
cure breakfast... LB. OOL
LARD, pure hog
8 LB. PAIL
SALMON 2 TALL TINS 23c
SARDINES 3 TINS 24c
Bartlet Pears BOX 89c
In Apple Boxes
CARROTS, BEETS, 5 Bu. 15c
CELERY, Large Bunch .... 10c
FLOUR . .