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HEPPNER GAZETTE -TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 1936.
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W. E. Regan of La Grande and T.
J. Carson of The Dalles, both con
ductors and members of the Broth
erhood of Railroad Trainmen, were
business visitors in the city Satur
day evening working in the inter
ests of national legislation which
would permit the railroads to set
rates Competitive with steamship
rates and thus help avert dire con
sequences from tie-ups of the mari
time industry through strikes such
as now prevail on the coast. Mr.
Carson is exalted ruler of The Dalles
lodge of Elks.
Mr, and Mrs. Truman Babb and
NortonKing arrived from Ontario
yesterday and the Babbs will re
main over the holidays. Norton
drove to Ontario Sunday for them,
being accompanied by Gerald Rob
erts who is spending the holidays
with s relatives at Ontario. Mrs.
Babb received word by telephone
last night that her son, Martin V.
King, would arrive the first of the
week from Hollywood for a four
Mrs. Raymond Ferguson motored
to Prineville today, expecting to
return tonight accompanied by Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard Schwarz who will
spend Christmas with relatives and
friends here. She was accompanied
as far as Moro by Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Tetz and children who went
there for the holidays.
Stephen Wehmeyer is spending
the holidays at the home of his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. F. Wehmeyer,
from Fort Lewis, Wash., where he
is stationed with the army air ser
vice. Carl Wehmeyer, another son
in the navy radio service, is now
stationed at Panama.
Egbert Young, in the city yester
day from Eight Mile, was smiling
over the shower then falling. He
reported some of his neighbors
troubled by sand blows the last few
days, one place in the road being
covered by a drift some eight inches
Frank Fraters was in town yes
terday from Eight Mile. Grain in his
section has not been hurt to date, in
his belief, and he held the hope that
a good soaking was on the way to
help bring it along.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Dick motored
to Portland the first of the week. On
the return they were accompanied
by their son, Ed, and Elwayne Lieu
allen, students at Pacific university,
Joe Green arrived home this week
from University of Oregon at Eu
gene to spend the holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mr. Alex Green.
Joe is a member of the university
Miss Ilene Kilkenny, who has been
in nurse's training at St. Vincent's
hospital in Portland, arrived home
the end of the week to spend the
Mrs. Louis Cason and daughter
Betty have arrived from Ashland to
spend the holidays with Mr. Cason
at the ranch in the mountains.
Miss Irene Beamer has arrived
home from Pacific university, For
est Grove, to spend the holidays with
her mother, Mrs. Clara Beamer.
Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Sackett of
Salem are expected at the home of
Mrs. Sackett's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
S. E. Notson, for the holidays.
Miss Mildred McDaniel of Hard
man has been visiting friends and
relatives in Seattle, Salem and Port
land for the last three weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lieuallen made
a business trip to Pendleton yester
day. Mr. Lieuallen has taken an
agency for aluminumware.
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spec
ialist of Pendleton, will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
DAY, DECEMBER 30th.
C. Melville was among folks of
the Alpine district shopping in Hepp
C. N. McLaughlin was in the city
yesterday from the Lena district.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Marquardt, in
the city yesterday from the north
Lexington farm, expected to spend
Christmas at Pendleton.
Most of the neighbors on Butter
creek were in the city yesterday to
attend last rites for the late Thomas
Clair Phelan is home for the holi
days from Oregon State college, Cor
vallis, where he is a major in en
gineering. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Padberg were
among folks of the Lexington dis
trict transacting business in the city
Francis Nickerson, U. of O. stu
dent, is home for the holidays with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Nick
erson. Glenn Farrens was among resi
dents of the Hardman vicinity
transacting business in the city Mon
day. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Tucker
and small daughter were visitors in
the city Tuesday from lone.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Young of the
lone section were transacting busi
ness in the city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Aiken have ar
rived from Portland for a visit with
relatives and friends.
Omar Rietmann was among folks
of the lone section transacting bus
iness here Tuesday.
Published by the Journalism Class of
Heppner High School
Christmas has again made its ap
pearance in the "March of Time,"
and many hearts are gladdened by
the thoughts of the reunion with
loved ones. King Frost will set his
icy fingers on the scene, thus help
ing to paint more clearly the picture
of holiday fun.
Let's enjoy ourselves and make
others happy while doing so. It is
merry making. Everyone feels the
tingling joy of a holiday season.
This is not only a season of re
ceiving, but also of giving. We can
do a lot for peiple by giving more
than receiving, and after all, it isn't
the gift we give, but the spirit in
which we give it.
There was a Christmas party at
the gymnasium Wednesday, in the
form of a big social hour. It lasted
from eight o'clock to eleven, and a
good time was had by all. Refresh
ments were served by the Home Ec
economics club. Other committees
were appointed for decoration and
entertainment. Students from the
high school who have graduated in
the last four years were invited also.
Heppner Bows to Goldendale
The Fighting Irish tasted defeat
for the first time this season at the
hands of the fast breaking Golden
dale squad at Goldendale last Sat
urday. The Washington speedy five
ran up a total of 34 points to the
The Washington team held the
lead throughout most of the game,
Heppner taking the lead only once
when Gilman sank a basket at the
opening of the second quarter.
Pacer for the Heppner quintet
was Hoskins, with 10 points; Van
Marter was next with 8.
The junior class members have
ordered their class rings. They had
their pick between gold and silver;
also gold and silver rings with sets.
They expect the rings to be thor
The alarming number of colds and
absences in the last few days make
us wonder whether Winifred
Rhoades isn't right to a large degree
in "It's the Soul That Needs Treat
ment." She says "Sick bodies are
after all the result of sick souls,
and thus we must develop inner
strength to face life squarely."
The boys' gym class has taken up
the subject of basketball. The boys
are divided up into four groups.
Twelve minute games are staged be
tween the groups. Later on, the
class will be divided up into regu
Ag. II class is building a foot-bath
in the boys' shower room. This was
a much needed accessory, as there
was much danger of "athlete's foot"
"getting started among the boys.
It seems that many gym suits have
disappeared. Many have no way in
identifying them all are urged to
sew their initials in their suits, so if
they are misplaced, they can be iden
Did you know that
Eileen Kelly looked for the mistle
toe all afternoon, and nothing hap
pened? Gerald Cason asked everyone to
bring him razor blades for Christ
mas, to go with his three razors.
'Tis easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows along without a
But the one worth while is the one
who can smile
When his garters are coining
Miss Peterson: (after Fred had
nearly tripped one of the girls in
the aisle.) "Don't you know you
shouldn't do that you had better
count to ten after this."
Fred: "Yeah, but she'd be gone
By LA VERN BAKER
The F. F. A. boys' play came off
with a big bang last Wednesday eve
ning. A large crowd attended and
enjoyed the show.
A basketball game between Board
man and Irrigon was played at Ir
rigon a week ago Tuesday. Board-
man emerged victorious with many
local rooters helping them.
A farewell party was held at the
grange hall Thursday evening in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Court
right who are moving to the Wil
lamette valley. The evening was
spent playing and after that a paper
sack lunch was eaten.
Mr. Norkoski spent part of last
week in Spokane.
Mr. Black's father passed away
last Wednesday after an illness of
several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Black
went for the funeral.
Missionary meeting was held at
the home of Mrs. Theron Anderson.
Small refreshments were served af
ter the meeting.
The community Christmas tree
event was held Tuesday evening
with a large attendance. The pro
gram was a musical play given by
the school children.
A Christmas party was given in
the Home Economics room by Miss
Brennan and Miss Ledbetter. It was
in honor of the high school girls.
The afternoon was spent in playing
games, refreshments and exchange
Regular grange meeting was held
at the hall Saturday evening.
Miss Esther Jones returned to her
home last week after working the
past four months at Tom's camp.
Installation of offcers was held at
the grange hall Monday evening. It
was open house and a large number
attended. Charles Wicklander and
Mr. and Mrs. Hanson were honor
guests and helped with the installa
tion. A few members from Irrigon
also were present.
Mr. and Mrs. John Jenkins spent
a few days last week in Monmouth
where they have traded for some
property and intend to move soon.
Barbara Norkoski and Lois Mes
senger are at their respective homes
for the holidays. They both attend
Eastern Oregon Normal school.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bush's son
was brought home from the hospital
last week, much improved.
Earl Bryant is reported to be mak
ing good progress after an operation
for hernia which he underwent in a
Portland hospital the first of the
Pomona Grange Meet
Slated at Boardman
Morrow County Pomona grange
will meet at Boardman, January 2.
A program will be given at 1:30,
with several musical numbers by
the Irrigon school band. Interesting
numbers are also slated by the va
rious subordinate granges of the
Lexington grange members and
their families enjoyed a Christmas
program and party at the grange
hall Wednesday evening.
Vernon and Kenneth Warner, who
are with the U. S. navy, are spend
ing their Christmas vacation in Lex
ington with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Warner.
Miss Helen Valentine is home from
Dufur, where she teaches in the
high school, to spend the holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
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