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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 1937.
By BEULAH NICHOLS
Lexington grange held its regular
meeting Saturday evening. A pleas
ing program of readings, music and
a dialogue featuring Mothers' Day,
was- well received. The names of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilkinson were
presented for membership. James
Peck was given the obligation by
Harvey Miller, past master of the
The chairman of the agricultural
committee gave a talk on his trip to
Walla Walla to attend a meeting for
the purpose of tri-state coordination
of effort on wheat league endeavor.
Mention was also made concerning
the proposed caravan to Waterville,
Wash., this week for the purpose of
checking on soil tillage methods be
ing used in that locality to overcome
wind and water erosion. George
Peck gave a description of the ter
ritory through which the caravan
passed last year on a similar trip.
A report was made on the sale
sponsored last week by the grange
by which some $60.00 was added to
the grange building fund. A vote of
thanks was given Mrs. Henry Smouse
who was instigator of the sale. The
grange appreciates R. V. Runnion's
services as auctioneer.
Oral Scott, chairman of the dance
committee, reported a balance of
$147.00 toward cancelling the $200.00
building debt. Horace Addis, a
guest, made a few remarks urging
study of a power district for this sec
tion. He feels that some way should
be worked out so that farmers might
reap some of the advantages of Bon
neville power. A report by the leg
islative committee on the subject will
be looked forward to at the next
Mr. and Mrs. Myles Martin were
elected alternate delegates to the
state grange meeting at The Dalles,
June 7-11. A lunch of salad, sand
wiches and coffee was served after
Commencement exercises for the
graduating class of Lexington high
school will be held in the auditorium
Thursday evening, May 20. ,
The annual junior-senior banquet
was held Monday evening at Lucas
Place in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt re
turned from Porter, Wash., the first
of the week. They were accompan
ied home by Mrs. Hunt's brother and
sister, Glenn and Esther Thompson.
Herbert Lewis and Clarence Car
michael spent the week end in Port
land. Mrs. Carlyle Harrison and two
sons of Marshfield were recent vis
itors at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Palmer.
Myles Martin motored to The
Dalles Tuesday afternoon.
The local high school girls motored
to Boardman Wednesday for the an
nual Playday with the Boardman
high school girls. Miss Mary Alice
Reed and Mrs. William D.
bell accompanied them.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt and
children are spending the week in
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Devine were
visitors in Portland last week.
There will be a dance at the Lex
ington grange hall on May 29.
Among Lexington farmers who
joined the party going to Waterville,
Wash., Tuesday were E. C. Daugher
ty, O. M. Scott, Bernard Doherty,
Merle Miller, Orville Cutsforth and
A surprise party was given at the
Ladies Aid room Wednesday after
noon honoring Mrs. Lawrence Beach.
Hostesses were Mrs. Wm. D. Camp
bell, Mrs. Wm. Smethurst and Mrs.
Arnold Peeper. Prizes for the games
were won by Mrs. Beach and Miss
Helen Breshears. About thirty la
Several Lexington high school
boys went to Condon Wednesday to
participate in a track meet.
Baccalaureate services for the se
nior class of Lexington high school
will be held in the auditorium Sun
day morning at 11 o'clock. Rev. R.
C. Young of Heppner will deliver
The high school students and
teachers enjoyed a wiener roast on
the football field Wednesday eve
ning. Speakers Chosen for
O. S. C. Graduation
Corvallis Dr. Remsen Bird, pres
ident of Occidental college, Los An
geles, will deliver the commence
ment address at the sixty-eighth an
nual exercises at Oregon State col
lege, Tuesday, June 1, officials at
the college have just announced.
Bishop Benjamin D. Dagwell of the
Episcopal diocese of Orefgn, will de
liver the baccalaureate sermon Sun
day, May 30.
For the first time in recent years
a day will elapse between the bac
calaureate and commencement ex
ercises, because of the Memorial day
holiday on Monday. Saturday, May
21, is Alumni day, when the class of
1912 will hold its silver jubilee an
niversary, and the classes of 1898 to
1901 and 1917 to 1920 'inclusive will
hold lesser reunions.
Great Research Results
In Agriculture Listed
Looking back over half a century
of service of the Oregon Experiment
station to the state of Oregon on the
occasion of its fiftieth anniversary,
one finds a vast array of minor and
major discoveries that, taken in the
aggregate, have meant and will con
tinue to mean added millions of dol
lars in income to the agricultural
industry. Wm. A Schoenfeld, pres
ent director of the station, asked to
select 15 discoveries or achieve
ments of the station that are among
those of greatest value, chose the fol
lowing, which are not arranged in
any order of relative importance:
1. Discovery of a successful meth
od of removing spray residue from
fruit, when embargoes were placed
against fruit carrying such residues.
2. Discovery of the cause and de
velopment of control of Bangs dis
ease (infectious abortion) in cattle.
3. Development of an Oregon small
seed industry to meet a profitable
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mere inclusion of some unknown
magic preparation in the drinking
water or feed to prevent something,
we know not what, is just one of the
best ways known to get rid of hard-
earned money." H. E. Cosby, head
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