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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 1936.
By MARGARET BLAKE
Paul O'Meara was elected to serve
the remainder of the unexpired term
of Earl Blake, resigned, on the school
board. A meeting for this election
was held at the school house last
Saturday afternoon. ,
The Union Sunday school had its
Christmas program at the Christian
church last Sunday evening. A pro
gram of songs and recitations was
enjoyed by a large crowd. Treats
for everyone were given out after
Last Saturday evening after the
regular grange meeting the men of
Willows grange entertained the la
dies with a program and supper,
Tamales were served and all present
say the affair was a decided success
and that the men amply paid the
penalty of losing a contest for mem
bership and attendance.
Morrow County Pomona grange
will be held at Boardman on Janu
A Christmas program and treats
for members of Willows grange and
their families will be given at Cecil
December 26th at their hall. This
is the regular grange meeting night
Mr. and Mrs. Ture Peterson are
spending Christmas at the home of
Mrs. Peterson's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Spittle, in Astoria.
W. F. and John Honey were bus
iness visitors here Tuesday from
their home in Gresham.
Miss Linea Troedson, a teacher in
Girls' Polytechnic school in Port
land, is at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. John Troedson, for the
Parties and programs in the va
rious rooms were enjoyed in the
school Wednesday. On Tuesday eve
ning the school children sang Christ
mas carols around town with a feed
at the school house afterwards. Va
cation began with the close of schoo!
Wednesday afternoon and schoo!
will begin again on January 4, 1937
I. R. Robison returned Monday
from The Dalles where he has been
in the hospital recovering from a
Mrs. Sadie Wade and son Ralph
and Mr. and Mrs. Lou Palmateer
came up from their home at Estaca
da to see W. F. Palmateer who is in
the hospital at Heppner. Mrs. Wade
and Lou Palmateer are his sister and
Miss Ella Mason of Portland is
visiting her brother, Bert Mason,
and other relatives.
With the close of school the teach
ers have gone to their various homes.
Miss Frances Stewart to Silverton,
Miss Helen Ralph to Salem, Miss
Lorraine Reed to Mitchell, Miss An
ita Baumgardner to Portland, Mrs.
Roy Brown to Hermiston and Alex
ander McDonald to Banks.
Mr., and Mrs. Elmer Griffith mo
tored to the valley last week end to
bring home their daughter, Virginia,
who is a student at Linfield college
Kenneth Smouse is home from O.
Mrs. Clarence McMurray of Mul
len, Idaho, arrived at Hermiston last
Friday where she was met by Mr.
and Mrs. Laxton McMurray. On
Saturday night she and Laxton Mc
Murray departed by train for Phoen
ix, Arizona, where they will visit
Clarence McMurray who is in a san
Mr. and Mrs. Noel Dobyns have
gone to Olympia, Wash., to spend
Christmas with Mrs. Dobyns parents.
Miss Eva Swanson is home for the
holidays from 0. S. C.
Francis Troedson will be home
from his school at Airlie on Ihurs
Mrs. Bert Mason motored to Port
land last Friday, returning home
Monday with her son, Bert, Jr., who
has been attending high school there,
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Christopherson
and family will spend Christmas
with Mr. Christopherson's parents,
Mr. and Mr. J. W. Christopherson
Eugene Normoyle and Paul
Smouse, students at Pacific univer
sity, are home for the holidays.
At the installation of officers of
'the Masonic and O. E. S. lodges last
Wednesday night Mrs. Viola Lieu-
allen was presented with a past ma
tron's jewel and gifts and flowers
were presented to Mrs. Roxy Krebs;
worthy matron, Alex Huber, wor
shipful master, and Mrs. Viola Lieu
alien, installing officer.
Mr. and Mrs Ted Blake of Kkizua
were visitors at the home of Mr. aid
Mrs. W. J. Blake Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jucker and
children of Alaska visited at the
Louis C. Bergevin home Monday
Mrs. Jucker is a sister of Mr. Ber-
CHURCH OF CHRIST.
ALVIN KLEINFELDT, Pastor
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Morning Services . 11:00 a. m.
C. E. Society o:au p. m.
Evening Services 7:30 p. m.
Choir Practice. Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.
Midweek Service, Thursday, 7:30 p. m.
Morning sermon, "Excuses."
Evening sermon, "A Sermon on a
Raised Window Shade."
To those, our many friends, many
of whom were not sent a personal
greeting card, we wish a Very Merry
Christmas in the name and spirit of
We have tried, and we confess, in
many respects failed, to minister to
all the gospel of the Prince of Peace
and Lord of Life. We pray that
through the coming year we may be
able to help those who have been
Have you attended church once
throughout 1936? Think it over.
There is only one more Sunday.
REV. R. C. YOUNG, Pastor
Bible School 9:45 a.
Morning Worship 11:00 a. m.
Epworth League 6:30 p. m.
Evening Service 7 :30 p. m.
Tuesdav. Bov's Club 7:30 p. m.
Thursday, Fellowship Meeting, 7 :30 p.m.
For sale or trade, young gentle
milk cow, late battery radio, Ford
car, trailers, everything for Model T
Fords; auto motor and parts. Max
Schulz, Heppner, Ore. 44
Dressed Turkeys, Dressed Hogs,
130 to 160 lbs., and Dressed Spring
Chickens. Will deliver. For prices,
call Hugh Smith, 7F11. 41-42.
For Sale 7 good milk cows. C.
H. Bolen on former Quackenbush
farm, Rhea creek, 9 miles out. Phone
Denward Bergevin is home from
Gonzaga university at Spokane for
By MRS. W. C. ISOM
A. M. Scarlett and family are mov
ing to the Ash place west of Uma
tille. David and Herbert, small sons of
Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Rand have been
quite ill with flu the past week.
Edward Houghton of Ames, Iowa,
is spending the Christmas holidays
with his parents.
Bishop Wisdom was able to re
turn to his work at Portland Mon
day. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Somo left Sat
urday' for Los Angeles in response
to a telegram stating Mr. Somo's
mother was seriously ill.
Mrs. Don Kenny has her sister
from Nebraska as a house guest
over the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kendler have
moved a part of their furniture to
their new home, formerly owned by
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Bowluare. Mr.
Kendler is still employed at Walla
A very pleasant afternoon was
spent last Thursday at the home of
Mrs. Fred Markham when the Home
Economics club ladies surprised her
with a handkerchief shower. Mr.
and Mrs. Markham expect to move
to their new home at Richland, Wn.,
during the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Houghton were
Walla Walla visitors Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Leicht were
doing their Christmas shopping in
Walla Walla Saturday.
E. Bediwell and son Ernest have
been on the sick list the past week.
Miss Bessie Wilson from La
Grande Normal is spending the holi
days with her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. George Kendler, Sr.,
of Umatilla visited Mr. and Mrs. W.
C. Isom Monday evening.
Mrs. Jarvis of Umatilla was a bus
iness visitor in this vicinity Satur
Miss Nellie Leicht was a Pendle
ton visitor Monday.
Mrs. W. C. Isom and daughter,
Mrs. Geo. Kendler, visited Mrs. Geo.
Rand Sunday afternoon.
Don Rutledge was calling on the
farmers in this vicinity Monday.
THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD.
Rev. E. D. Greeley, Pastor.
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Preaching service 11:00 a. m.
Evening service 7:30 p. m.
Midweek meeting Wednesday at
7:30 p. m.
By BEULAH NICHOLS
A large crowd attended the senior
class play, "Behind the News,"
which was given in the high school
auditorium Friday night. Included
in the cast were Jamie Peck, Ber
nice Martin, Edna Rauch, Kenneth
Peck, Lyle Allyn, Kenneth Palmer,
Marvin Cox and Wilma Tucker.
Lexington grade school presented
an operetta. "The Kidnapping of
Fordson Tractor with Fordson
plow. New motor, new gears and
high tension magneto last year; price
reasonable. See J. O. Turner, city.
Hay chopping $1.25 per ton. I
furnish one man and outfit. Chas.
Wilcox, Heppner. 40-43p.
Registered Hereford bulls for sale.
D. L. McCaw, Linden, Wash. 38-10p
Maternity and convalescent cases
cared for in my home. Mrs. J. B.
DEGREE OF HONOR ELECTS.
Degree of of Honor elected officers
for the ensuing year Friday eve
ning. Named were Myrtle Aiken,
past president; Ruby Becket, presi
dent; Gladys Connor, vice-president;
Mary McMurtry, second vice-president;
Clara Beamer, secretary
Gladys Jones, treasurer; Alice Gen
try, usher; Mable Chaffee, assistant
usher; Margaret Sherer, inside
watch; Ida Macomber, outside watch,
and Eva Baldwin, pianist.
Give G. T. Want Ads a trial.
Santa Claus," in the high school
auditorium Tuesday evening. The
presentation showed a vast amount
of work in the training, costumini
and stage settings, lhe cast was
trained bv Miss Jean Crawford
third and fourth grade teacher. Fol
lowing the program, Santa Claus
appeared with treats for the kiddies.
The Rebekahs and Odd Fellows
held a Christmas party at their hall
Sunday night. Gifts were exchanged
and refreshments served.
A Christmas program was pre
sented by the children at the Chris
tian church Sunday morning. This
was followed by a Christmas tree
and treats for all the youngsters.
Mrs. Annis Helms and grand
daughter, Edna Hurlburt, left last
week for Yosemite, California, where
they will spend the winter with rel
College students who are home
for the holidays are Ellen Nelson,
Fred Nelson and Kenneth Smouse,
from Oregon State college; Llewel
lyn Evans from University of Ore
gon, and Paul Smouse from Pacific
Mildred Hunt has returned home
from the Heppner hospital where
she recently underwent an operation
S. G. McMillan, Sam McMillan and
Charles Schriever have returned
from a trip to Portland.
Lexington grade and high schools
were closed for the Christmas vaca
tion period Wednesday afternoon.
Classes will be resumed Monday,
Vernon Scott and Laurel Kuhl
made a business trip to Portland
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Cutsforth
were visitors in Pendleton Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Slonecker
of Corvallis are spending the Christ
mas holidays with Mrs. Slonecker's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Nelson.
Rev. J. R. Benton of Fort Benton,
Mont, will conduct services at the
Christian church Sunday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. George McMillan of
Cherryville are visiting relatives in
The Heppner high school basket
ball team defeated the Lexington
five in a fast game on the Heppner
floor Monday evening. The score
was 24 to 20.
Lee Shaw of Hermiston spent a
few days of this week at the home
of his uncle, Hugh Shaw.
Several Christmas parties were
given this week by the teachers of
the Christian Bible school. Mr. and
Mrs. George Gillis entertained their
classes, and on Thursday afternoon
Mrs. Lorena Miller and Mrs. Roy
Campbell gave a party for the pri
mary and beginners classes.
By LUCILLE FARRENS
The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs
enjoyed a party at the I. O. O. F,
hall Saturday. Presents were ex
changed by the members and treats
were given to the children.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Musgrave of
Fox visited over the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stevens.
Mrs. Gladys Corrigall, Raymond
and Roger Howell of Echo visited
Saturday and Sunday with friends
and relatives here. Mrs. George
Samuel returned home with them.
Martin Lovgren was calling here
The small daughter of Mrs. Carey
Hastings is ill at their home here,
The townspeople were invited to
the high, school Tuesday to hear a
debate the pupils were having.
A program was presented by the
grade school Friday night. Treats
were given to all the small children
and some of the older one.
Mr. King and Mrs. Tompkins are
spending the Christmas holiday in
Portland. They expect to resume
their work here next Monday, the
Miss Dolly Farrens went to Hepp
ner Friday to consult a dentist.
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Chapel made
business trip to Heppner Satur
Max Buschke and Ad Inskeep were
transacting business in Heppner
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Gallagher and
family are spending the holidays in
Mrs. Casha Shaw is employed at
the home of Mrs. Neal Knighten.
A party was given at the high
school Thursday evening. Treats
were given those present.
Frank Fraters was calling here
Irl Clary returned fiome Saturday
from the Frank Fraters farm where
he has been working.
Jim Bumside made a trip to the
mountains Saturday after a load of
the bags of candy will be distributed.
School closed December 22 and
will open again January 4.
Marion Robertson had a stroke
Monday morning. He is reported
to be resting well and in no pain.
Mrs. Joyce Smith plans to spend
the Christmas vacation at the home
of her folks in Irrigon. Miss Dona
Moore will go to her home at Rain
Hermiston callers Wedneday were
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ayers, Mr.
and Mrs. Marion Finch, Mr. and Mrs.
E. B. Wattenburger.
Jim Ayers was a Heppner caller
Mrs. George Currin spent Tues
day with her sister, Mrs. John Har
Acle Estle spent Wednesday on
the creek. He is now the Ford V-8
dealer in Hermiston.
The O. E. Johnson family of Hard
man have establsihed a residence in
their town property on Chase street,
formerly occupied by the F. F. Weh
meyer family, and next door to the
Bartholomew property recently ac
quired by the Wehmeyers.
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER
The basket social was a success
and a good time was had by all. A
dance was held afterwards at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Struthers.
Mrs. John Harrison, Mrs. Finch,
Mrs. C. H. Ayers were on the treats
committee. The Christmas program
will be held Tuesday evening and
Oysters, Shell Fish
the pick of
You'll find our
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No. 387 Heppner
and its employees
take great pleasure
in wishing you all
Be sure and visit our store Saturday, Mon
day or Tuesday. We will have some real
surprises in savings for you.