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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1937.
By LA VERN BAKER
Mrs. Theron Anderson is substi
tuting in the 3rd and 4th grades for
Miss Glenn, who has been called to
her home where her mother is ser
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Packard and
son Glenn and his wife of Seattle
spent the week end visiting at the
Packard and Jenkins homes.
The senior play was given Friday
evening with a capacity crowd. The
play was a mystery, "The Phantom
Bells," by Robert St. Clair, and was
coached by Miss Cecelia Brennan.
The cast was, Mrs. Rhodes, Mildred
Ayers; Laura Rhodes, Wilma My
ers; Lela Sayless, LaVern Baker;
Miriam Booth, Ada Mae Harford;
Harriet Forbes, Virginia Compton;
Joseph Kennedy, Ralph Black; Ned
Carruthers, Dave Johnston; Jack
Page, Ed Skoubo; Darrel Carson,
Lawrence Smith, and Victor Lavelle,
Mr. and Mrs. Arnon Hug have
purchased a new Ford V-8 pickup.
Mr. Hug made a trip to Hermiston
Sunday to bring it home.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Bates have
moved from Tom's camp to Mr. Alt's
farm to live.
Mr. and Mrs. McDermott and fam
ily have moved to Stevens, Wash.,
where Mr. McDermott has employ
ment. Miss Adele Say of Portland spent
the week visiting her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Porter.
Mrs. George Sale and daughter
Zelma spent the week end in Salem
visiting relatives. Barbara Thomas,
Mrs. Sale's granddaughter, returned
with them to her home.
The Wicklander family have mov
will live this summer.
The Sunday school hour was set
for eleven o'clock last Sunday due
to the fact that Mrs. Helen Cowgill
was giving a demonstration of 4-H
sewing. It was well attended and
enjoyed by all.
Congregational meeting was held
Sunday evening in the church to
elect the church board for the com
ing year. Those elected were Mrs.
Allen, Ed Barlow, W. A. Baker, John
Fisher, Leo Root and S. C. Russell.
Miss Naomi Black is now employed
in Umatilla where she is working for
Mrs. Ruby Knight.
Mrs. Jack Gorham and daughters
and Mildred Ayers spent Saturday
in Walla Walla shopping.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Barlow, S. C.
Russell, Helen Russell and Marietta
Thomas made a business trip to
Heppner Saturday. Mr. and Mrs.
Barlow's granddaughter, Miss Lu
cille Barlow, returned with them.
A birthday party was held for
Bonnie Younger at her home Sun
day afternoon. All the 5th and 6th
grades were invited.
Miss Mildred Allen left Monday
for a visit in Eugene. She will visit
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Barlow.
By LUCILLE FARRENS
Mrs. Rudolph Ashbaugh and Mrs.
Wm. Johnson and her small son vis
ited in Hardman Monday and Tues
day. They returned to Kinzua by
way of Heppner and Arlington.
Within a few days both families plan
to move to Klamath Falls.
Newlan King left Wednesday eve
ning for Spokane where he attended
the Inland Empire Teachers' meet
ing on Thursday and Friday. He
Debbie McDaniel and Maxine went
to Sam McDaniel's camp to spend
the week end.
Mrs. Walter Farrens, Roland and
Lucille and Mrs. Tompkins were
shopping in Heppner Saturday.
Mrs. Raymond McDonald has been
ill for the past week.
Mrs. Anna Heiny visited over the
week end at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Irl Clary.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Craber visited
at the Jim Hams ranch Friday.
Mrs. Neal Knighten, Mrs. Nick
Whalen, Mrs. Frank McDaniel and
Miss Creth Craber visited high
Sabin Hastings and Max Buschke
were home from work Sunday.
Mrs. Rudolph Ashbaugh and Mrs.
Wm. Johnson rode horseback from
here to Lew Knighten's ranch. The
side roads in this vicinity are now
almost impassable because of the
Neal Knighten is plowing at the
Herman Neilson's house burned
Monday morning. The fire was be
lieved to have been caused by a de
fective flue. He was unable to save
Mr. and Mrs. Lew Knighten and
Richard Crockett had Sunday din
ner at the home ,of Mr. and Mrs.
Neal Knighten. Lew Knighten is
very much improved from a par
alytic stroke he recently had. He
is able to walk around and talk.
Mrs. Ada Osburn of The Dalles is
here visiting her father, B. F. De
Vore. Her son Rex drove her up.
She plans to stay for an indefinite
Mr. and Mrs. Duff McKitrick and
Jake and .Case Adams and Clarence
Rogers attended the show in Hepp
ner Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fraters and
Miss Mary Ingram were visiting
friends here Sunday.
Among those shopping in Hepp
ner Monday were Mrs. Dick Steers
and son Bunny, Case Adams, Mrs.
Buck Adams and Leon Chapin.
Miss Lucille Farrens went to work
in Heppner Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Lutkins were
here Saturday. Mrs. Lutkins said
it was the first time she had been
able to get out of the mountains
since some time in January because
of the snow.
Jack Devore has returned from
The Dalles where he has been re
ceiving medical treatment. He mo
tored to Pendleton Sunday where he
plans to visit his brother, Bill De
Richard Robison was attending to
matters of business in town Sunday.
(Too late for last week)
Jack DeVore departed last Friday
for The Dalles where he will re
ceive medical attention. Mr. .De
Vore recently suffered a relapse of
Local Rebekahs enjoyed a get-together
with the Heppner order last
Friday. Those attending were Mrs.
Frances Leathers, Mildred McDan
iel, Pearl Steers, Mary McDaniel,
Miss Muriel Farrens, Everett Had-ley.
Carl Leathers returned home from
work at Arlington this week.
Mrs. Lotus Robison was up to see
her daughter, Mrs. Sam McDaniel,
Jr., who was ill a few days last week,
from the Rhea creek ranch.
Miss Charlotte Adams was quite
ill last week with a severe cold.
Mrs. Nick Whalen was sick at the
Knighten home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Al. Lovgren were
down from the Parkers Mill ranch,
reporting the snow going fast out
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Burnside and
Miss Lucille Farrens recently re
turned from a week's stay in The
Mr. and Mrs. Kinnard McDaniel
spent the week end in town from
Miss Muriel Farrens, Darrel Far
rens and Miss Marguerite Glavey
were out from the Burton valley
district. Miss Glavey teaches the
Burton valley school.
Mrs. Roy Robison and sons spent
the week end at their ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Duff McKitrick were
home Sunday from their work at the
Wright brothers farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Shelly Baldwin were
business visitors here Tuesday.
Shopping in Heppner last Satur
day were Mrs. Katherine Tomkins,
Mrs. Carey Hastings, Mrs. Dick
Steers, Elmer Steers, Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Leathers, Bud Cannon and Ves
Carey Hastings returned from
work at Mahoney's sheep camp.
The high school is working on a
program to be presented May Day.
For March Term
Court met on the 3rd day of March,
1937, when were present: Bert John
son, County Judge ; George N. Peck,
Commissioner; L D. Neill, Commis
sioner; C. W. Barlow, Clerk, Frank C.
Alfred, District Attorney; C. J. D. Bau
The minutes of the February term
were read and approved.
Various claims against the County
were presented, and the Court allowed,
continued or disallowed them, and or
dered approved claims paid by proper
warrant from the proper funds.
The closing of the road in the Peter
son lands was postponed until further
Court decided to rent power grader
from city for use on roads and to pay
at the rate of $3.00 per day and for
Donation to the Heppner Gun and
Anglers club for use in eradication of
magpies and crows was denied.
Court granted 30 feet off of Lot 3,
Block 4 of Jones 1st addition to Hepp
ner for a right of way for city and to
allow the city to use some county equip
ment, when not in use, free except for
cost of gas, oil, and labor.
Court gives permission to send coun
ty, truck, if available, after seed pota
toes for county agent's office, the coun
ty agent to pay gas, oil and driver.
Court grants permission to Chas.
Botts to use McNamer land near lone
for pasture, rye, etc., in order to keep
down the weeds.
Dance hall license was granted to
Rhea Creek Grange.
County treasurer was authorized to
make a transfer from General County
Fund to General Road Fund of $7500.00
until enough taxes are collected to re
place the same. '
Sheriii and Tax Collector was or
dered to accept payment of the 1935
taxes according to House Bill No. 142,
1937 session so as to avoid payment of
interest which is cancelled 90 days after
the adjournment of the legislature.
it is ordered that $1000 be set aside
from the Rodent Fund of the county
for use of U. S. Dept, of Agriculture,
Bureau of Biological Survey, in the
control of predatory animals in Morrow
County, and to be used only in the
event that the sum is matched by an
equal sum from the State of Oregon.
Court agreed to sell Lots 9 and 10 of
Block 8 in Sperry's 2nd Addition to
lone to Pauline Renoe Boyer for the
sum of $101.00.
Court agreed to sell Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4,
in Block 12 of the City of Boardman to
Crystal Barlow for $305.00.
Court ordered that lands be set aside
and designated as a Wind Erosion Con
trol District and that nptice be given
by posting and by publication.
The Sheriff was ordered to advertise
and sell at public auction for not less
than $600 the following property pur
chased at delinquent tax sales: Wi
SE4, SW4NEV Sec. S2. 1 S. R. 23.
EWM, ENE4, Sec. 34. Twp. 1 S., R.
23, EWM, WW, Sec. 35. T. 1 S.. R.
23, EWM, and Lots 2 and 3 of Sec. 5, 2
South, Range 23, EWM.
GENERAL FUND WARRANTS
Ada T. Cason $10.00. Virginia Chaney
$15.00, Delia Crump $15.00. Grace Hughes
SliU.UU, Blanche Jones $25.00, Elvia W.
King $20.00, Emily A. Peck $10.00, Stel
la Poulson $20.00. Ethel Ritchie $10.00,
Grace Tyler $25.00, Izora Vance $20.00,
Nora Wilson $15.00.
Gilliam & Bisbee, Courthouse $ 4.10
E. J. Bristow, Poor 1.40
Frank C. Alfred, Dist. Atty 7.50
C. J. D. Bauman, Ind. Soldier 11.70
Pac. Tel. & Tel. Co., Current ex
F. W. Turner, Justice Court 10.00
Gazette Times, Clerk 38.50
Official Publications - 29.84
Tax Collection 5.00
A. E. Simmons, Treasurer 1.00
Lovinger Disinf. Co., Courthouse 57.00
M. Clarke Webb, Sealer ....... 4.76
Vivian Kane, Emergency 7.50
Ralph Harris, Emergency 1.75
W. M. Eubanks, Insurance 18.00
E. L. Bucknum, Courthouse ... 8.00
Frank Roberts, Courthouse 8.00
Alva J. Mason, Tax Coll 140.00
Employ. Don. Fund, Poor , 30.00
N. D. Bailey, Courthouse 4.00
Archie D. McMurdo, Coroner 5.00
Lucy E. Rodgers, Supt 29.41
Pacific Stationery & Printing
Co., Clerk 9.35
Humphreys Drug Co., Treasurer .75
Pac. Power & Light Co., Court
C. J. D. Bauman, Circuit Court 20.70
Ed Breslin, Courthouse 254.40
M. D. Clark, Jail 21.40
C. W. Barlow, Current Exp 4.00
Courthouse '. 25
Case Furniture Co., Courthouse 272.54
Kilham Stationery & Printing
Co., Sheriff 12.95
Clair Ashbaugh, Courthouse 2.99
A. E. Burkenbine, Jail 3.95
L. D. Neill, County Court 16.40
Bert Johnson, County Court 5.30
George N. Peck, County Court .... 31.20
State Ind. Acc. Comm., Sheriff .... 8.02
First Nat. Bank, Poor 277.50
Carl B. Baer, Sheriff 6.00
Ed Dick, 4-H Clubs 25.00
Underwood Company, Courthouse 99.00
Chas. Peterson, Treasurer 7.50
J. L. Murray, Bonds 35.00
Current Expense 5.00
First Nat. Bank, Old Age Pen
GENERAL ROAD WARRANTS
M. L. Cantwell $14.56, Harold Stevens
$4.00, Pac. Tel. & Tel. Co. $2.99, Shell
Oil Co. $23.87, Gilliam & Bisbee $509.22,
A. J. Majeske $33.17, B. H. Peck $17.16.
Sherman J. Frank $125.00. Heppner
Blacksmith & Machy. $37.81, M. E. Moy
er $4.00, Morrow Oil Co., Inc. $10.50,
Pac. Power & Light Co. $5.16, Frame
Leicht $4.28, L. A. Snow Co. $74.75,
Humphreys Drug Co. $.70, West Coast
Pit. & Bnd. Co. $27.00, Jack Allen Sup
ply Co. $8.27, Valvoline Oil Co. $99.36,
Feenauehty Machy. Co. $38.10, Austin
Western Rd. Machy. Co. $79.85, C. W.
Barlow $5.23, oran o. Brace 3.74, ma
Breslin $8.50. Umatilla County $27.50,
Guy L. Barlow $33.64, City of Heppner
$1.50, I. R. Robison $31.80, Ferguson
Motor Co. $32.60, Harry Tamblyn $36.04,
Union Oil Co. $402.74. Kane's Garage
$22.85, Gene Stone $6.72, R. L. Griggs
$6.72, Jess Orwick $6.72, E. C. Heliker
$42.01, Donald Heliker $18.67. A. J.
Chaffee $116.90. Harold Peck $68.78.
James Stout $1.12, Chas. Williams $39.76,
Robert S. Wilson $57.65, Peter Farley
$3.10, Roy Ball $2.24, Ted-Wilson $2.24,
Bert Dexter $1.75, Ferdinand Emberger
$.60, L. N. Morgan $137.00, F. W. Gentry
$28.43, Harold Sherer $81.16, Meritt
Gray $3.37, Wm. Van Winkle $2.24, Wil
lard Martin $3.74, Fred Mackley $3.30,
Ralph Marlatt $130.93, Clair Ashbaugh
$75.54, Albert Connor $83.02, W. Cun
ningham $81.53. W. E. Gilman $88.26,
Marion Hayden $95.76. Vernon Mun
kers $133.75, Chas. Osmin $.84, Bert
Bleakman $.84, Hiram Johnson $.84, A.
J. Caldera $.84, Lester McKown $.84,
Lloyd Moyer $.84, Allen Sherman $.84,
Standard Oil Co. $375.10, Chas. Botta
$8.96, Fred Ely $9.52, Franklin Lind
strom $11.22, W. G. Palmateer $42.46,
J. H. Brannon $3.00, Walter Rietmann
$43.14, C. J. D. Bauman $98.88, Raymond
McDonald $2.24, Lester Kirk $.84, Lester
Hunt $.84, Allen Johnston $.84, Frank
Papineau $.84 Ervin Perlberg $.84, J.
W. Harrison $.84. Henry Schultz $.84,
Glenn Sherer $94.63, Harry Tamblyn
$83.21, Henry Schwarz $131.34, James
Farley $70.61, D. J. Kenney $7.98, W. L.
Rutledge $4.48, J. W. Stevens $6.72,
Everett Hadley $6.72, Sabin Hastings
$6.72, Forest Adams $6.72, Tom Brown
$4.48, R. H. Steers $4.48, Arlton Stevens
$2.24, L. W. Snow Co. $131.21, E. W.
Peck $11.02, State Ind. Acc. Comm.
$54.79, R. L. Griggs $14.00 Gilliam &
Bisbee $7.65, Weatherford Machine Shop
$14.75, Burton Healy $11.20, Vernice
Crawford $79.58, L. E. Brannon $4.48,
J. H. Brarfnon $4.48, J. W. Stevens $4.48,
Tom Billings $4.48, L. E. Bleakman
$4.48, Forest Adams $4.48, Lee Cant
Ralph Marlatt $13.85, Clair Ashbaugh
$5.98, Albert Connor $4.48, Wm. Cun
ningham $4.47, W. E. Gilman $7.48, H.
S. Taylor $17.76, Jack Stotts $71.76, Mar
ion Hayden $4.49, Harold Sherer $8.97,
Harry Tamblyn $83.22, Sherman J.
Frank $125.00, Harry Tamblyn $36.00,
Dale Ray $16.23, Sate Indus. Acc. Com.
$15.83, Harold Peck $25.00.
OREGON MEN LEAD.
Corvallis Two Oregon State grad
uates have just finished in second
and ninth places among 745 men
from all parts of the United States
who took the first five-day civil ex
amination for appointment to a com
mission in the United States navy.
Arnold Benscheidt of Tillamook, a
civil engineering graduate who fin
ished second, has been given a lieu
tenant's commission and stationed at
Mare Island. C. J. Espy, who earn
ed a master's degree in civil en
gineering, is fourth alternate and
will probably be appointed soon.
Jack Graham and James Sloat, two
other Oregon State engineering grad
uates, recently were among 18 ap
pointed from among 1200 who took
a similar examination for the army.
The First National Bank
of Portland, Oregon
Condensed Statement of Head Office and 35 Branches
As of Mardi 31, 1937
Cash on Hand and Due from Banks. .$27,315,713.82
United States Bonds 24,479,617.82 $51,795,331.64
Municipal and Other Bonds 19,077,612.09
Loans and Discounts 26,064,608.73
Stock in Federal Reserve Bank 150,000.00
Bank Premises, Furniture and Fixtures 2,170,095.12
Other Real Estate 106,739.27
Real Estate Sold Under Contract 98,013.02
Customers' Liability Acceptances
and Foreign Bills 36,942.58
Interest Earned 463,735.13
Other Resources 83,257.89
Undivided Profits 999,968.84 $ 5,999,968.84
Reserves for Contingencies, Interest
Expenses, etc 1,328,693.77
Acceptances and Foreign Bills. . .' 38,810.94
Interest Collected in Advance 108,074.25
Other Liabilities 239,263.33
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