. i. I c t o R ! A L SOCIETY OREGON 1! IS TORI L PUBLIC AUDITORIUM PORTLAND. ORE. mtttt Ctmes; Volume 52, Number 38. "Fighting Irish" Feted by Lions; Tetz Gives Talk H. S. Pigskin Tossers Make Good Record;.. O'Reilly Speaks. Heppner's Fighting Irish football squad, defeated but once in two years and who made 162 points to opponents' 39, with Henry Tetz, coach, were feted at the Monday Lions luncheon at Hotel Heppner. For the occasion Mrs. H. O. Tenney, hostess, had tables decorated in ap propriate Thanksgiving motif. Another guest was Father P. J. O'Reilly, who in a short address paid tribute to the objects of Lion ism and said, "Your actions are the roar of the Lion, king of jungle beasts, and you need have no fear of that roar being heard so long as your objectives are in the interest of the common welfare." Backing his words with action, Father O' Reilly presented the club with a five-dollar bill to be used in fur thering its welfare work. A special entertainment attraction was a tap dance by Mary Lou Fer guson and Jacqueline Tetz, accom panied at the piano by Mrs. Alden Blankenship. Mrs. Tetz and Mrs. Ferguson, mothers of the girls, were also guests. Coach Tetz expressed his appre ciation for the club's entertainment of the team, complimenting the sportsmanship and gameness shown by all members of the squad. He was glad for the interest men of the community take in high school ath letics, urging its continuance and enlargement as one of the greatest contributing factors to their success. He introduced members of the squad individually, including the following: Maurice Feeley, mana ger; Bill Browning, Jackson Gilliam, Art McAtee, tackles; Gerald Rob erts, Vernon Knowles, Harold Arm strong, John Hays, guards; Richard Hayes, center; Emmett Kenny, Nor ton King, Fred Hoskins, ends; Don ald Frederickson, Don Turner, Capt. Len Gilman, Bill McCaleb, Gerald Cason, halfbacks; LaVerne Van Marter, fullback; Riley Munkers, quarterback. Of these all earned letters this year but Turner and Hays. Munkers is a three-year letterman; Frederickson, Van Marter, Gilman, McCaleb and King are two-year lettermen, and the others earned their first letter this year. The only game lost in the two years was that played here this year with Arlington, 12-0. This defeat was later retaliated at Arlington when the locals won, 14-0. This rec ord takes into account only games played in the Upper Columbia Ath letic league. Heppner lost the game to Pendleton this year 37-0 and sus tained injuries that crippled the team in later games. Other scores this year were: Fossil 0-40; Condon 6 12, Condon 0-30, and Hermiston 6-7. Lion president Ray P. Kinne ex pressed the club's appreciation for the good showing the boys made in football, and encouraged them to repeat the record in basketball. Louise Becket Named New School Clerk Louise Becket was elected clerk of School District No. 1 In a three cornered race Monday afternoon to fill the vacancy caused by resigna tion of Harriet S. Gemmell. Nom inated were Mrs. Becket, Reta Bibby and Muriel Vaughn. Of the 112 votes cast, Mrs. Becket polled 45, Mrs. Bibby 33, Mrs. Vaughn 32. and Vivian Kane, write in, 2. The special meeting was held at 2 o'clock at the council chambers. J. L. Gault left yesterday for Corvallis to spend Thanksgiving with his family. HEPPNER, NORTON LUNDELL HURT IN ACCIDENT lone Lad Sustains Fractured Skull In Collision With Nelson Car Coming From Portland. Norton Ernest Lundell, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Lundell of lone, is in a critical condition at Heppner hospital as the result of injuries re ceived in an automobile accident last Friday evening. Young Lundell was alone in his father's car, turning onto the Oregon-Washington highway off the Ione-Boardman road at lone, when the car collided with another car belonging to Elmer R. Nelson of 7412 N. Oatmoce St., Portland, about 7 o'clock in the evening. The Nelson car was coming up the highway. Mrs. Nelson, daughter of W. H. French of Har'dman, was with Mr. Nelson. They escaped with slight injury. Both cars were badly dam- Obstructed view was given as the cause of accident in the report filed by Lundells at the sheriffs office. Lundell sustained a fracture at the base of the skull, puncturing both ear drums, and other injuries. He suffered heavy loss of blood. While his progress is reported as good as can be expected, it will be some time before he will be out of danger. Wilson's Winner; Wool Work Helped Wilson's, men's clothing store, was awarded first place in the Morrow County Woolgrowers auxiliary con test in window display of woolen articles, judged this week by Mrs. E. L. Morton, Miss Leta Humphreys and Mrs. B. R. Patterson. Special thanks are extended to Thomson Bros, for lending the use of their window for the auxiliary display, with appreciation to all those who assisted in the work, by Mrs. R. I. Thompson, president. Mrs. Thompson also thanked la dies of the community for their generous support of the card party, Saturday. Mrs. W. O. Dix took first and Mrs. C. C. Patterson, sec ond, at contract; Mrs. Henry Tetz, first, and Mrs. Walter Becket, sec ond, at auction, and Mrs. E. L. Mor ton won the door prize. Dog's Owner Coming; Lad Disappointed Scott McMurdo is one disappoint ed lad, while another youth in Pay ette, Idaho, has had joy brought to his heart. It's all because Andy's owner has been located. A beautiful police dog, Andy was picked up by Dr. McMurdo. His son Scott found the dog a dandy pal, and he hated to lose him. But when Dr. McMurdo notified the chief of Payette police the dog had a Payette license he immediately got a reply from Mrs. John R. Mc Kinney that her 15-year-old son was the owner and that they would drive over for Andy Saturday. An dy is the McKinney boy's pal. AUXILIARY WANTS GIFTS. As a part of the American Legion Auxiliary's child welfare program, members are asked to contribute Christmas gifts for girls aged 11 to 13 years. They may be either use gifts or toys, suggested being stock ings, handkerchiefs, scarfs, berets, games and books. These gifts are not to be wrapped. Mrs. Estes Mor ton, local child welfare chairman, asks that they be sent to her by December 5. SCHOOL HOLIDAY ON. The Heppner schools were dis missed last evening to reconvene Monday morning, allowing a two day holiday for Thanksgiving. Capt. W, R. Reynolds, command ant of the local CCC camp, spent last week end in Vancouver bar racks, Wash., on official business. OREGON, THURSDAY, NOV. 26, 1936 Two Not True Bills; No True Bills, Grand Jury Report Body Likes Improve ments; Finds Offices in Good Order. Two not true bills and no true bills were returned by the grand jury for the December term of cir cuit court which completed its la bors Saturday and was discharged by Judge C. L. Sweek. Commenda lion was generally given of condi tions surrounding the enforcement of laws, and improvements made in and about the court house. The jury was in session three days, and reported inquiring into all viola tions of the criminal statutes of which they had knowledge or which were brought to their attention. Serving on the jury were H. W. Grim, foreman; Olney Saling, A. G. Edmundson, Archie Bechdolt, W. W. Kilcup, A. M. Baldwin and Marion Palmer. They reported: "We have returned no true bills and two not true bills. "We have examined the offices connected with the administration of justice and find the records well kept and the officers in charge cour teous and efficient. "We have examined the jail and desire to commend the County Court for relocating the door to the jail so the entrance can be made from the outside, and we also view with favor the plan of the County Court to have a steel 'cage' constructed to protect the entrace from the outside. "We have examined the county poor house and find it in very good condition and the inmates comfort able and contented. The appearance outside could be improved by the removal of the pile of tin cans near the buildings. We commend the plan of the County Court to con nect the county water system with the poor house so as to provide ade quate fire protection. "We commend the county court for improvement of the court house grounds, the new lawn in the park back of the court house being es pecially a thing of beauty. "We note that the lighting in the circuit court room is very trying upon the eyes of persons sitting in the court room when the lights are turned on, and we recommend that an improved system of lighting be installed." TREATED FOR INJURIES. Arthur Bergstrom, 8, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Bergstrom, was treated at a local doctor's office last evening for injuries received a week ago when he was run over by a car driven by Guy Hastings of Hardman. The boy was opening a gate at the farm for Mr. Hastings when the car got momentarily out of control and run over him acci dentally. X-rays revealed a frac ture of the right femur about three inches below the hip joint. The fracture was reduced and the mem ber set in a cast. FATHER DIES AT ALBANY. Albert Babb, 93, father of Tru man Babb of this city, died at his home in Albany Tuesday of last week. Mr. and Mrs. Babb were on their way to Albany, having left here Tuesday morning, when death came. Funeral services were held at Albany Thursday, for which Mr. and Mrs. Babb remained. They re turned home Saturday, evening, and Mr. Babb remained here a few days to do finishing work on their new house, before returning to Ontario where he has a contract for build ing a house. The ladies of the Episcopal aux iliary will hold their annual bazaar, Saturday, Dec. 5, beginning at 2 o'clock, at the Parish house. After noon tea will also be served. ANTON HOLUB DIES AT WORK ON FARM Rites for Successful Farmer Held At lone and Scio; Native of Bohemia Here 13 Years. Funeral services were held from the Chrsitian church at lone at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon for An ton Holub, 54, who died suddenly Sunday evening about 6 o'clock at his farm south of that city from a stroke of apoplexy. Mr. Holub was outside at work alone, when strick en, being found later by his son. Rev. R. C. Young, Methodist minis ter of Heppner, officiated and a large concourse of friends and neigh bors attended. Following the ser vices at lone the body was taken to Scio for further services in charge of the Z. C. B. J. lodge, Bohemian order, and interment was in the Scio cemetery beside the graves of his parents. Anton Holub was a native of Bo hemia, being born October 25, 1882, to Joseph and Marie (Ademek) Ho lub. With the family he came to America as an infant, being reared in the Willamette valley where his parents settled. He came to Mor row county 13 years ago, following wheat farming on the farm just above lone. He married Emma Pro kop at Albany, Oregon, December 24, 1906. Besides the widow he is survived by a son, Frank; three brothers, Jo seph of Albany, and Frank and Emil of Scio, and three sisters, Agnes Dot son of Spearfish, S. Dak., Josie Snydl of Scio and Marie Herman of Eu gene. Mr. Holub was a substantial citi zen who held the respect of all who knew him. Automobiles Wanted For Courtesy Cars The local cooperating committee is attempting in every way possi ble to make visitors to the Eastern Oregon Wheat league conference, Dec. 4-5, feel at home, and to pro vide them with every facility to add to the convenience and pleasure of their stay. To this end the committee is ask ing the cooperation of citizens in making their automobiles available as courtesy cars. Special placards designating the cars as such will be provided, and the idea is to make visitors feel free to climb into any car displaying the placard and be taken wherever they may wish to go within the city. Those willing to cooperate in this manner are re quested to leave their names at the Gazette Times office. Just phone 82. Lions Offer Prize For Best Window The Heppner business house which presents the most appropriate win dow in recognition of the Eastern Oregon Wheat league conference here Dec. 4-5, will be rewarded by a $5 prize offered by the Lions club. Three qualified out-of-town visit ors will be selected to do the judg ing. It is the hope of the Lions that every business house will cooperate in extending the city's hospitality to visitors by dressing their win dows appropriately the prize be ing a small added incentive, mainly to bring the matter to the attentiin of all. GETS LICENSE NO. 2. Florence L. Barlow of Boardman received auto plate license number 2 for 1937 in the drawing held last Friday by the secretary of state. S. Llona of Juntura received license number 1, the honor held in 1936 by Vinton Howell, a resident of Hepp ner at the time of the drawing. BAND TO PLAY FOR MEET. The Heppner school band will as sist in entertaining eastern Oregon wheat men in their conclave here Dec 4-5. They will open the pro gram each day. Subscription $2.00 a Year Complete Program Released for Wheat Meeting '37 Adjustment Plan To be Told by Dr. Bell of Washington. Final details of the Eastern Ore gon Wheat league program, Decem ber 4 and 5, have just been an nounced by E. H. Miller, Lexing ton, president, as local people made final preparations to house, with true western hospitality, the record crowd expected this year. The Un ion Pacific railroad is cooperating in advance arrangements and will run at least one special pullman to bring delegations from east of the Blue mountains, and will leave the car to serve as additional hotel fa cilities during the meeting. Uncertainty as to who would come from Washington, D. C, for this conference was dispelled when offi cers received word that Dr. E. J. Bell, assistant to the director of the western division of the AAA, will be at the meeting to give, for the first time in Oregon, an outline of the 1937 agricultural conservation program. He will have come direct ly from the Washington conference, where Oregon is represented by W. L. Teutsch of the O. S. C. extension service, and N. E. Dodd, Baker. Another notable program feature is the speech by A. L. Mills, Jr., vice president of the U. S. National bank in Portland, on "The Effects of Cur rency Fluctuations upon Trade." S. T. White, state director of agricul ture, is also on the program, sched uled to speak on needed changes in agricultural legislation at the com ing session, including proposed re visions in warehousing, seed, nox ious weed control and related laws. All legislators from the Columbia and Blue mountain counties have ben urged to attend this year's ses sion and take part in the discus sions on the new legislation desired by the farmers of the wheat belt. Other subjects to be discussed on the program will include noxious weed control, feeding of wheat to livestock, Columbia river develop ment, cooperative marketing of ag ricultural products, substitute crops, and the formal reports of the stand ing committees, which this year deal with finance, taxation and state leg islation, transportation and rural electrification; weeds and soil con servation; federal agricultural pro grams; and production, handling and marketing. Program follows: Friday, December 4, Forenoon Musical slectlon 9:15 o'clock. Welcoming Address C. B .Cox, Mayor elect, Heppner. Response Cnas. Nish, vice-president. eastern uregon wneai ueague. President's Address E. H. Miller. Report of Secretary Chas. W. Smith. "Effect of Currency Fluctuation Upon Trade" A. L. Mills, Jr., Vice Presi dent U. S. National bank, Portland. Afternoon Musical selections, 1:15 o'clock. "The Noxious Weed Problem of the Oregon Wheat Belt" H. G. Avery, Union County Agent, La Grande. "Feeding Wheat to Livestock" D. B. Richards, Superintendent, Union Br. Experiment station. "1937 Federal Agricultural Program" Dr. E. J. Bell, assistant to chief. Western Division, AAA. (Continued on Page Eight) Elks Official Coming; Lodge of Sorrow Set Oscar Effenberger of Tillamook, district grand exalted ruler for B. P. 0. Elks, Oregon north, will make his official visit to Heppner lodge 358 on Monday evening, December 14, when a special lodge session will be held in his honor. Special enter tainment and initiation are sched uled for the evening. Heppner lodge will hold its an nual lodge of sorrow on Sunday af ternoon, December 6. Merle Becket, Hubert Gaily and Harold Buhman are the committee in charge of arrangements.