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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1937.
Miss Dorothy Herren returned to
her home in Portland this week to
resume her position as stewardess
with United Airlines after a ten
day visit with her mother, Mrs.
Frank Rumble. Miss Herren had
enjoyed a several weeks vacation in
the course of which she flew to New
W. A. Leathers of Bingen, Wash.,
passed through Heppner today on
his way home from Baker. He stop
ped to say hello to old-time friends
made when he managed the old
Hardman Mercantile company about
the turn of the century.
Mr- and Mrs. Charles Vaughn mo
tored to Portland Sunday evening.
They' were accompanied by Mrs. Lor
raine Vinton who was returning to
her home at Coquille after a fort
night visit here with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Warren and
small son were shopping in town
Saturday. Mr. Warren reported con
siderable damage to his wheat crop
from worms, and hoped the warmer
-weather would stop their working.
David A. Wilson and James Farley
motored to John Day Sunday on
business. They reported that the
opening of the Joaquin Miller resort
Saturday evening was largely attended.
John Eubanks was in the city
Monday from lone. He didn't believe
the wheat was hurting from the
-warmer weather prevailing for sev
For Lease The Scherzinger ranch.
Possesison given Oct. 1, 1937. Will
lease all together, or Kirk place as
separate unit. Mrs. Henry Scher
zinger, city. 6-9p
W. O. Langdon, with the lighting
division of Pacific Power & Light
company working out of The Dalles,
was a visitor in the city Tuesday. .
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spe
cialist of Pendleton will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on Wednesday,
For Federal Land Bank farms in
Morrow county see Vawter Praker,
Sec, Treas., Roberts Bldg., Heppner.
For Sale Fresh cow; will guar
antee to be satisfactory or money
back. Elmer Griffith, Morgan. 9.
A. T. King was a visitor from Kin
zua over Sunday at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. J. V. Crawford.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Palmer and
baby were shopping in the city Mon
day from Eight Mile.
STOLEN One crow, female. $1
reward for arrest and conviction. J.
Logie Richardson. 9p
Elmer Ball was a visitor in the city
yesterday from the farm home in
the lone section.
Noel Dobyns was transacting bus
iness in town Tuesday from the
Eight Mile farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ball were vis
itors in the city yesterday from their
home at lone .
George Evans was transacting bus
iness in town Monday from the Rhea
The American Legion has an
nounced plans for holding a smoker
about the middle of the month as a
benefit for the swimming pool fund.
C. J. D. Bauman is lining up the
card which is expected to contain
some of the hottest numbers ap
pearing in Heppner in many a day.
Further particulars will be an
nounced next week.
CALL FOR BIDS.5
School District No. 1, Morrow
County, Oregon, will receive bids
for wiring and fixtures for school
building, up to and including Wed
nesday, June 2, 1937. Specifications
.are on file at superintendent's of
fice. The board reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
LOUISE BECKET, Clerk.
PLAN HALL EXTENSION.
Lexington grange plans extension
of its hall by another 20 feet in the
near future, announces Oral Scott,
who has had an active part in recent
fund-raising activities. The build
ing debt, now reduced to $200, faces
obliteration in the near future with
$147 now on hand to apply. Recent
improvements to the hall include the
installation of new cupboards in the
kitchen, now being built by N. D.
Bailey. Grange members are justly
proud of their attractive home. The
main floor is walled and ceiled with
knotty ponderosa pine lumber. At
tractive drapes adorn the windows,
and an efficient orchestra platform,
constructed to amplify the sound is
furnished by a good piano, the gift
of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Nelson. The
concrete-walled basement contains
ample tables and seating capacity
for large assemblages, and is further
equipped with a carbide gas light
Miss Gertrude Shoemaker, mis
sionary from Africa, will speak in the
basement of the Christian church at
8 o'clock next Tuesday evening. Miss
Shoemaker is a capable and interest
ing speaker, and she will bring a
public message of her work includ
ing 10 years at Mondombe on the
Belgian Congo, 1500 miles from the
river's miuth. Miss Shoemaker re
ceived her B.A. degree from College
of Idaho and her M.A. degree from
College of Missions, Indianapolis,
Ind. She is on her second vacation
trip since being located in Africa.
SALE WELL ATTENDED.
The comunity auction sale held at
Lexington grange hall yesterday was
attended by a large crowd and ar
ticles offered generally brought a
good price. Many of the articles
sold by V. R. Runnion, auctioneer,
had been given to the grange and
proceeds from their sale went to the
grange treasury. Ladies of the grange
assisted with the free lunch at noon,
which proved a popular attraction
and added much to the sociability of
the occasion. '
Shearing at the Hynd Bros, ranch
at Cecil will be completed at noon
today and the crew will move this af
ternoon to the Sand Hollow ranch,
said David Hynd when in town this
morning.. The same crew will shear
for J. G. Barratt starting next week,
Mr. Hynd believed. He said his
brother Jack was recovering in fine
shape from his recent operation at
Heppner hospital and would proba
bly return home in a few days.
PLEDGED AT U. OF O.
University of Oregon, Eugene,
May 5. Howard Cleveland of Hepp
ner was among eight new pledges to
fraternities recently announced here
by the dean of men's office. Cleve
land became a member of Phi Kappa
Psi. A freshman in law, he is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cleveland
Annual Poppy Sale
Set for May 22nd
Poppy Day will be observed in
Heppner this year on Saturday, May
22, Etta Parker, chairman of the
poppy committee of Heppner unit
of the American Legion Auxiliary,
has announced. Extensive prepara
tions for the observance of the day
are being made by the auxiliary
Memorial poppies, to be worn in
honor of the World War dead and to
raise funds for the welfare of the
disabled veterans and needy families
of the dead and disabled, will be
distributed throughout the city. Or
ganization of corps of "poppy girls"
to offer the flowers to everyone on
the streets during the day and to re
ceive contributions for the Legion
and Auxiliary welfare funds. The
flowers have been ordered from U.
S. Veterans' hospital in Portland
where they have been made by dis
"Poppy Day is the day of personal
tribute to the men who gave their
lives in the nation's defense," ex
plained Mrs. Parker. On that day
everyone can show that they still
remember and honor the sacrifices
of those who lost their lives in the
war. The poppy is their flower,
made in their memory by their dis
"The American Legion Auxiliary
will ask no set price for its poppies.
We want everyone to wear a poppy
and to contribute as he is able for
the flower. All contributions will be
used for the work of the Legion and
Auxiliary among the men who lost
health and strength in the war, and
among the children whose fathers
are dead or disabled. The bulk of
the money will be expended here
in Heppner for the work our unit is
constantly doing among needy fam
ilies of veterans here."
ter attending a district communica
tion of Episcopal churches. They
accompanied Miss Catherine Peter
son, district missionary, who will re
turn with them and spend the week
end in Heppner.
AUXILIARY TO MEET.
The regular business meeting of
the American Legion Auxiliary will
be held Monday evening, May 10, at
the home of Mrs. Spencer Crawford.
All members are urged to attend.
Final plans will be made and com
mittees appointed to handle the an
nual sale of memorial poppies.
Heppner unit has received 1000 pop
pies. All proceeds from the sale of
these will be used for child welfare
and hospital work.
with Brian Donlevy and Frances
Drake replaces "It Happened Out
West" and the comedy "PIXI
LATED" replaces "Ready to
Wed.-Thur., May 12.13
Short subject "Servant of the
People" has also been cancelled.
We'll try to replace It with
something aa interesting.
This ad good for a pass for
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bryant
if nsed before May 13th
RETURN FROM CONCLAVE.
Mrs. Ed Dick and Mrs. Earl Gil
liam, delegates, and Mrs. Olive Frye
and Jackson Gilliam, were expected
to return home today from Bend af-
HOLD MISSION MEET.
The Christian Missionary society
had an all-day meeting yesterday
at the farm home of Mrs. F. E. Par
ker on Heppner flat. Dinner and
program were enjoyed by more than
30 ladies. Mrs. Charles Jones led
the devotional and Mrs. Alvin Klein
feldt was program leader.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank all the kind
neighbors for their help and ex
pressions of sympathy in our be
reavement. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ball
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Petersen
I have for lease 6649 acres in the
Whitman Forest that will be blocked
on Desolation, near the Kelsay mea
dows, south of the Oriental ranger
station. This allotment has hereto
fore, with the exception of one sea
son carried a permit for 1200 grown
Also an allotment on the south
side of Rudio Mountain in the Tim
ber Basin locality. The allotment
contains 5964 acres of patented
lands, and with normal season will
carry a band of 1000 sheep.
If interested, call or address,
ORIN L. PATTERSON,
8-9. Canyon City, Ore.
F.F.A. BOYS WIN
ONE FIRST AT MEET
Omer McCaleb and Howard Pat
ton Top Plane Demonstration;
Group Enjoys State Convention.
Eleven F. F. A. boys and their in
structor returned Sunday evening
from attending a three-day session
of the state convention of the Future
Farmers of America at Corvallis.
Omer McCaleb and Howard Patton
were awarded first place in the farm
shop division on their demonstration
in dismantling, sharpening, adjust
ing, and uses of a plane, in compe
tition with the other high schools
Forty-three high schools having
Smith-Hughes vocational agricul
ture were represented by 450 boys
at the convention. The theme thru
out the convention was to have each
chapter send a delegate to the na
tional convention of F. F. A. at Kan
sas City this fall.
Before returning Sunday, the
group went to Newport where sev
eral of the boys attempted to go
deep-sea fishing. Because of high
waves the group could not go out ,
beyond the bar.
Others making the trip were Fred
Hoskins, Riley Munkers, Bill Brown
ing, Marvin Casebeer, Lawrence
Wehmeyer, Lester Taylor, Homer
Hughes, Leland Edmondson, Gerald
Cason, Mrs. Edmondson, Mrs. French
arid Randall E. Grimes, instructor.
Outstanding events in the history
of Oregon will be depicted in the
murals which will decorate the in
terior of Oregon's new capitol. Har
ry Faulkner and Frank H. Schwartz,
eastern artists, who will paint the
murals were in Salem this week
conferring with state officials and
delving into historical records in
preparation for their task.
For Sale 1 3-4-Black Percheron
mare, 6 yrs. old, wt. 1450, broke; also
1 4-yr. old mare with colt, suitable
for saddle, gentle, wt. 1050. Frank
H. Lindsey, Morgan, Ore. 8tf.
We now have a complete stock of
John Deere Farm Implement
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