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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER; OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1937.
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Henry Smouse, in the city Mon
day from the farm north of lone, 1
reported lots of moisture in his sec
tion for the time being and that he
would welcome sunshiny days for
a while. He was eyeing the wheat
market with interest, and though
pleased with the upward trend, said
Teported quotations so far were based
on Portland delivery and that by
the time the freight and other dock
age is made the price actually re
ceived by the farmer is not nearly
so big. For instance, $1.16 at Port
land means a maximum of about
$1.04 at home and probably less than
$1 by the time deductions are made
for smut, mixture, light weight or a
number of other things which may
lower the wheat grade.
E. E. Rugg, whose many years of
residence on Rhea creek makes nun
no little authority, said when in town
Monday that the flow of that creek
lias held the steadiest for the longest
period this spring that he has ever
known it. He had seen higher water
quite a tew times, but he had never
seen so large a volume of water hold
, for as long a time as has come
down the creek this spring.
Gerald Slocum expects to start a
"thousand turkey poults in the near
future on his Rhea creek farm, he
reported when in town Monday. He
said he was caught out in tne neia
in a heavy hail storm Friday eve
ning and was thoroughly soaked be
fore he could reach cover. Flow in
j. ultra ccn. iiao itcch iiuxuuig
well, he said.
Miss Sophia Robertson of Pendle
ton was in Heppner last week for
the WPA historical records survey,
leaving Saturday for Lexington and
lone in the work of rechecking rec
ords of Morrow county. Miss Rob
ertson is well pleased with the co
operation received from and inter
est shown by Heppner people in this
Jean Marie, 7 pounds, arrived to
.' Mr. and Mrs. Claude Graham at
Heppner hospital last Thursday eve
ning at 9 o'clock. Both mother and
baby have been doing well. The
young lady is the granddaughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wightman, Mrs.
Graham formerly being Miss Anna
H. J. Biddle, lower Rhea creek
farmer, was a business visitor in
town for several hours yesterday.
The recent frequent rains suit him,
he reports, for he is reseeding about
80 acres of alfalfa and expects the
rains to give him a fine stand.
Mrs. R. L. Ekleberry was a busi
ness visitor Saturday in Heppner,
coming up from the Morgan farm
where she reported prospects quite
good for the growing wheat crop,
. i It
though a little more sunsnine wouia
Jack Hynd and John Krebs were
business visitors in the city Tues-
, day from Cecil. They reported low
er Willow creek well wet up at
present. Mr. Krebs said they had
put in 80 acres of new alfalfa this
A. C. Lindsay was a business vis
itor in the city Monday from the
Alpine farm. Some reseeding was
necessary at his place, but growing
conditions generally appeared fa
Adrian Engelman was transacting
business here yesterday from the
farm near Fossil, where he and Mrs.
Engelman moved recently after re
siding in the lone section for many
For Lease The Scherzinger ranch.
Pnp:isrm iriven Oct. 1. 1937. Will
lease all together, or Kirk place as
separate unit. Mrs. Henry Scher
ringer, city. 6-9p
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner motor.
ed to Portland Sunday, returning
home Tuesday evening.
100 sax good clean beardless bar
ley for sale at ranch. E. H. Miller,
" Lexington. 5-6
Found Pair of lady's gloves. Call
Lee Slocum was expected home
the first of the week from Portland
where he had been for three weeks
undergoing examination at the hands
of medical specialists. -
Fred Fulgham, in the city this
morning from the farm in the Lex
ington vicinity, reported the little
wheat spoiling, all of it growing
rapidly into big wheat.
Mr; and Mrs. B. O. Anderson were
among the many Eight Mile folks in
the city yesterday to attend funeral
services for the late Frank Shively.
John G. Odell, district manager of
Tum-A-Lum Lumber' company, was
in the city Tuesday from Walla
Walla calling on the local office.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Tachell
report the arrival of a 9-pound son
Saturday. They reside on a farm
Charles H. Bartholomew was in
town Tuesday from Pine City where
growing conditions are good for the
Guy Money and Mr. Fitzgerald,
Caterpillar representatives, were in
the city this week calling on the
Cooked food sale, by ladies of the
Christian church, Humphreys Drug
store, Saturday, April 17, 10:30 a. m.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Heliker were
callers at the court house yesterday
from the farm near Morgan.
Oscar Keithley was up from the
farm in the lone section yesterday,
Mr. and Mrs. John Brosnan were
visitors in the city Monday from the
Butter creek farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Huston return
ed home this week from a motor trip
to San Francisco.
Charles Becket and Clive Huston
were among Eight Mile farmers in
the city yesterday. . ',
Ed Rietmann, north lone wheat
grower, was transacting business in
the city Tuesday.
G. A. Farrens was in town yester
day from Hardman.
Mrs. Bruce Gibb left the hospital
in Portland yesterday following a
successful operation for goiter. She
was taken to the city the middle of
last week by Mr. Gibb, who re
turned home Sunday. Mrs. Gibb's
mother, Mrs. J. G. Thomson, is with
her, and they are remaining in the
city during Mrs. Gibb's convales
Locals Score 74
In Telegraphic Shoot
Heppner Rod and Gun club turned
in a 74 score in Sunday's round of
the Oregonian telegraphic trapshoot
ing tournament. Luke Bibby, shoot
ing in Portland, turned in a perfect
25, Phil Mahoney broke another 25,
while Bob Cutler, Gene Ferguson
and A. D. McMurdo each broke 24,
making two 25's and a 24 for the
thfee-man team. Last Sunday's
competing teams' scores were un
reported, leaving' standings undeter
mined. Aurora, Pendleton and Gol
dendale are next Sunday's oppon
ents. Individual scores at the local
100 birds: Phil Mahoney 97, J. H.
McCrady 94, John Lane 90, Judge
Carmichael 81; 75 birds, Ray Mas
sey 60; 50 birds, A. D. McMurdo 48,
Gene Ferguson 43, Tom Clark 31,
Vivian Kane 31; 25 birds: Bob Cut
ler 24, Rod Thomson 22, Earl War
ner 22, Lowell Turner 18, Bert Kane
18, Tom Clark, Jr., 18, John Wight
NEW STORE OPEN.
Braden-Bell Tractor company's
new store in the former Ford gar
age building has been opened for
business though renovating is not
quite completed. New walls and
ceiling have been inserted to cut
off an attractive store space from
the part of the garage formerly used
for storage, with finishing in white.
V. R. Runnion, manager, expects to
have new machinery on the floor in
a short time.
SET LEGION MEET.
Ray M. Dukek, district command
er, has set a meeting here April 21
for American Legion posts of Hepp
ner, lone, Arlington and Hermiston.
Besides Dukek, Guy Cordon of Rose-
burg, state commander, and Carl
Moser of Portland, state adjutant,
are expected to attend. The local
post is arranging details of entertain
ment for the occasion.
A group of Heppner ladies attend
ed a woolgrowers auxiliary luncheon
in Pendleton Saturday. Included
were Mrs. Harriet K. Mahoney, na
tional president; Mrs. C. W. Mc
Namer, secretary of the local unit;
Mrs. J. G. Barratt, state delegate to
the national convention last winter
at Albuquerque, N. Mex., and Mrs.
DIES IN ARIZONA.
Mrs. John Brosnan received word
this week of the death of her brother-in-law,
Paul Correll, in Tucson,
Ariz., on Sunday. Besides the wid
ow, formerly Zilpha Hager of this
county, he is survived by four chil
dren, Nan, Pauline, Zilpha and Paul,
Jr. The Correll home had been made
in Arizona for many years.
Homer I. Watts, Athena ' attorney,
was a business visitor in tne city
CALL FOR WARRANTS.
Outstanding warrants of School
District No. 1, Morrow County, up
to and including Warrant No. 4107,
will be paid on presentation to the
District Clerk. Interest on said war
rants not already called ceases April
E. R. Lundell, lone garageman,
was in the city for a few hours yes-
Carl Troedson was up from the
farm in the north lone section yes
Morrow County Hunters and Ang
lers club will meet at the Elks club
next Tuesday evening to arrange
final details for its proposed drive
on crows and magpies, announces
Mark Merrill, president. Everyone
interested in wild life is invited to
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to extend our sincere
thanks to all our neighbors and
friends for their helpful assistance,
kind expressions of sympathy and
the beautiful floral tributes to our
beloved husband, son, brother and
Mrs. Andrew Patterson,
Mrs. C. C. Pattersin,
CARD OF THANKS.
We desire to express our deep ap
preciation for the thoughtful con
sideration of the kind friends and
neighbors who remembered us with
so many fine gifts and the pie social
after the fire.
Mrs. Grace Hughes and Family.
CALL FOR WARRANTS.
Warrants numbered 320 to 344 in
clusive, of School District No. 34,
Morrow county, Oregon, will be
paid on presentation to First Na
tional Bank of Portland, Heppner
Branch. Interest on said warrants
ceases April 16, 1937.
L. A. FLORENCE, Clerk.
Fred Mankin was a business visit
or in the city Tuesday from the lone
FLIES TO NEW YORK.
Mrs. Frank Rumble expected her
daughter, Miss Dorothy Herren, to
arrive today or tomorrow on her re
turn from a flying trip to New York.
She left the coast on the 6th, ex
pecting to return about the 15th, and
to drop in for a visit with her moth
er for a few days. Miss Herren holds
a position of stewardess with United
In a letter received by Mrs. Rum
ble this morning, written the 13th
in New York, Dorothy said her plane
was forced to make a landing near
Cleveland where she spent a day.
The day before she spent seeing New
York with Mrs. David Moser (for
merly Miss Margaret Notson) and
Ellis Thomson, saying "we " really
saw the town." . In the evening they
also called on Mrs. Gordon Ridings,
formerly Miss Marjorie Clark. Miss
Herren expected to fly back as far
as South Bend, Ind., on the 16th.
spending two days with a cousin
there before continuing on west
ward. "Will return home as fast as
possible," she said.
CALL FOR BIDS.
Bids will be received until April
17, 1937, by Louise Becket, clerk of
School District No. 1, for painting
the cornice and all outside woodwork
of the Heppner school building.
Paint to be of best quality, made
from white lead and linseed oil.
LOUISE BECKET, Clerk, '
School .District No. 1.
Guy Chapin was a business visit
or here Tuesday from Hardman.
COUNTY BUYS EQUIPMENT.
Morrow county this week placed
an order for a new diesel 45 tractor
and bulldozer with the local office
of Braden-Bell Tractor company..
The Heppner Gazette Times
One Year and
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Norman visit
ed the Roy Neill home Wednesday
and Thursday from Kennewick, Wn,
Mr. Norman is Mrs. Neill's cousin.
Birthday dinner guests at the C
H. Bartholomew home Friday were
Mary Sethers, Mr. and Mrs. Marion
Finch and family and Mr. and Mrs,
Jasper Meyers and children and
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ayers spent
Saturday night and Sunday at Hot
Lake with Mr. Ayers' brother,
Frank. He is somewhat improved
Mr. and Mrs. George Currin were
callers at the Harrison home Friday,
W. J, Wattenburger of Echo was
a caller at the H. E. Young home.
Mr. and Mrs. Truman Sethers,
Mrs. Faye Finch, Mrs. Jasper Mey
ers spent Thursday in Milton and
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Finch, Mrs.
E. B. Wattenburger and children,
Mrs. Truman Sethers and daughter
spent Thursday at the J. S. Moore
E. B. Wattenburger spent from
Wednesday until Sunday in the John
Day valley looking after his bee in
terests. Earl Wattenburger spent Sunday
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lon
Wattenburger. Earl is being trans
ferred to Pasco to be manager of a
feed and grain store for J. J. Chis
holm of Walla Walla.
The teachers all reported a nice
trip to Spokane and that they en
joyed the institute very much.
Mrs. Lucy O'Brien spent Friday
in Pendleton with her daughter, Isa
bella. She was a visitor in Pendleton
on Tuesday, also.
Fred Rauch, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Helms, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Watten
burger, Mrs. Joyce Smith and Mr.
and Mrs. Young were Hermiston
Mrs. Clara Beamer of Heppner
and Mrs. Minnie Card of Portland
were dinner guests at the Roy Neill
Roy Neill was in Heppner last
week in attendance at county court.
Mrs. Fred Painter and children
were callers Saturday afternoon from
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