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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1937.
Clyde Swift Dies
At Lexington Home
By BEULAH NICHOLS
Clyde Swift died at his home here
early Tuesday morning following a
brief illness. He had apparently
been in good health until he suf
fered a stroke Sunday.
John Clyde Swift was bom at
Heppner on February 7, 18D2, and
died at Lexington June 8, 1937, at
the age of 45 years, 4 months and 1
day. The greater part of his life
was spent in Morrow county where
he was engaged in farming. About
four years ago he moved from Hepp
ner to Lexington and had since made
his home on the farm just south of
town. He was married to Margaret
Sperry of Heppner on August 21,
Besides the widow, he is survived
by two brothers, H. S. Swift of Chi-
cago and J. B. Swift of Hood River,
and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are being held
this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Elks
hall in Heppner, with Alvin Klein
feldt officiating minister, and rites
by Heppner Lodge No. 358, B. P. O.
E., of which he was a member. In
terment will be in the Hardman I.
O. O. F. cemetery.
The regular meeting of Lexington
grange will be held at the hall Sat
urday evening, beginning at 8 o
'clock. All members are urged to
James Peck, Billy Biddle and Ell-
wynne Peck are in Corvallis where
thye are attending the 4-H summer
Clair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Hunt, had his tonsils removed last
Among Lexington people who
spent Sunday picnicking in the
mountains were Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Smethurst and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. John Graves and children, Mrs.
Orville Cutsforth and children, Mr.
and Mrs. Harvey Bauman and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Miller and
children, Edna Rauch and George
Lester White, who has been work
ing in California for the past few
months, has returned to his home
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Beach
spent the week end in Walla Walla
with Mrs. Beach's mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Oral Scott motored
to Portland Wednesday to take in a
few days of the Rose Festival.
Mrs. Etta Hunt who has been vis
iting relatives here for several weeks
returned to her home in Portland
Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hunt
took her as far as Arlington and
from there she travelled by train.
Kenneth Smouse, Oregon State
college students, has returned to his
Mr. arid Mrs. Wm. D. Campbell
returned from Boise the last of the
week and have gone on to Eugene
where Mr. Campbell expects to at
tend the summer session of the Uni
versity of Oregon.
Miss Ann Holey was a recent guest
at the home of her cousin,' Mrs.
Miss Sylvia Severance, who has
spent several months with her sis
ter, Mrs. Roy Campbell, has re
turned to her home at Banks.
Ellen and Fred Nelson who have
been attending Oregon State college
have returned to their home for the
Miss Edith Tucker has returned
home from La Grande where she
graduated from Eastern Oregon nor
mal school last week.-
Mrs. Fred Fulghm spent last week
visiting relatives in McMinnville and
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Nelson are
spending the week in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Peck spent last
week end in Portland with their
daughter. They returned to The
Dalles Monday to attend the meet
ing of the Oregon State grange as
delegates from Lexington grange.
They expect to be home in time to
attend the meeting of the local
grange Saturday evening.
Mrs. Orville Cutsforth is spending
the week in Portland.
E. T. Messenger, this week end. Miss
Messenger was graduated from the
Eastern Oregon normal school this
Silver tea was held at the home
of Mrs. Tannehill Wednesday after
noon. The meeting was well at
tended. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nickerson
and family and Mr. and Mrs. Wil
lard Nickerson and daughter from
Idaho visited their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Nickerson.
Miss Naomi Black, who has been
employed in Umatilla returned home
this week to spend the summer.
Otto Lubbes and John Partlow re
turned home from shearing Saturday
Willard Baker, Mildred Allen and
Mrs. Lulu Allen spent Monday in
Portland. Mrs. Lulu Allen will go
on to Los Angeles from Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin La Londe
and child from California visited at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Ayers over the week end.
Mrs. Bickford from La Grande is
visiting at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. A. R. Hug.
Mrs. Bill Lilly and C. C. KiMse
left for The Dalles Sunday, for state
grange. Mr. Kruse went in place of
Mrs. McFarland of Umatilla who is
Alvan Bears of Hood River is vis
iting at the S. C. Russell home this
Mr. and Mrs. E. Moore and son
Rollo were business visitors in Con
Mr. and Mrs. Cole are visiting at
the home of their daughter, Mrs. Mc
Cutcheon. Glen Carpenter of Portland was
a visitor on the project this week
Miss Margaret Fisher and Mr.
Bond of La Grande spent the week
end visiting at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fisher.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mefford of
Gold Hill, Mr. and Mrs. George Mef
ford and son of Portland, Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Mefford and Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Mefford of Salem, Mr.
and Mrs. Alvie Mefford and two
children of Wapato, Wash., Mr. and
Mrs. Al Macomber and children of
Heppner, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ide
and three children of Portland, Ver
non Root of Aberdeen, Wash., Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Pike and children
and Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Root and
children of Umatilla, and Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Barlow of Boardman attend
ed the 25th wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Root on Saturday
evening. It was a surprise on Mr.
and Mrs. Root and enjoyed by all.
G. T. Want Ads bring results.
Wind Topples Trees,
Hurts Boardman Crops
By LA VERN BAKER
A very hard wind struck Board-
man Monday evening. The damage
it did to crops was worse on the
east end of the project. Many trees
were blown over and many were
loosened from the ground.
Miss Francine King of Spokane
spent the week end visiting at the
Baker home. Miss King is going to
her home in Portland and from there
will go on to Seaside to work.
Miss Josephine McEntire of Pen
dleton is spending a two-weeks' va
cation with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John McEntire. Miss McEn
tire is in training in the Pendleton
Miss Lois Messenger of La Grande
is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
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