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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1937.
LEXINGTON NEWS j
Named at Lexington
By BEULAH NICHOLS
Very little interest was shown in
the annual school meeting Monday
afternoon. Qnly eighteen people were
present. Harvey Bauman was re
elected as director for three years
and Beulah Nichols was re-elected
clerk for one year. A budget for tax
to be levied next year was adopted.
Citizens of this community might
well have imagined themselves in
western Oregon when they awakened
Monday morning. A dense fog had
descended during the night and re
mained until quite late in the morn
ing. This is most unusual for this
section of the state. Old-timers say
that they never before have seen fog
here so late in the season.
Rain continues to fall at any and
all times of the day, but we haven't
heard anyone objecting. The farm
ers say that the abundant moisture
which has fallen during the past two
weeks has helped . the wheat im
mensely but would have been of
more benefit had it come about two
Betty Walker celebrated her birth
day Saturday afternoon by enter
taining a few of her young friends
at the home of Mrs. Vernon Scott.
Among the guests were Juanita Pad
berg, June Van Winkle, Barbara
Slocum, Yvonne Daugherty, Jerry
Scott and Glenn Walker. Also pres
ent were Mrs. Wm. Van Winkle and
Mrs. Eslie Walker. The youngsters
played games during the afternoon
and later enjoyed refreshments of
ice cream, cake and punch.
There will be a dance at the Lex
ington grange hall Saturday night,
Mrs. J. G. Johnson, who has been
visiting relatives in Corvallis and
Astoria, returned home Monday af
ternoon. She was accompanied home i
by her grandson, Bill Burchell, and
Ralph DeWeese of Corvallis who will
visit here for a time.
Ellwynne and James Peck have
returned home from Corvallis where
they attended the 4-H summer
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock and
daughter spent the week end with
relatives in Spray.
The Lexington grange picnic
which was scheduled for last Sun
day was postponed because of rain.
Myles Martin has returned home
from a business trip to Moro.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd A. Country
man and daughter Gloria Dee of
Gerber, Calif., were guests last week
at the home of Mrs. Countryman's
sister, Mrs. Wm. Smethurst.
Mrs. Loren Mikesell of Toppen
ish, Wash., is staying at the Davis
home while her mother, Mrs. Nettie
M. Davis, is in Portland with another
daughter, Mrs. James Pointer, who
is very ill in a hospital in that city.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Copenhaver,
who have been in California for sev
eral months, are visiting relatives in
Mr. and Mrs. Aley. Peck are the
parents of a son, born June 15 at
the home of Mrs. Ada Cason in
Elmer Hunt, who recently re
turned from Yakima, has taken over
the management of the Lexington
Mrs. Truman Messenger spent last
week visiting with relatives in
Mrs. Hilding Bengston, who has
been visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Benge, has returned to her
home at Medford.
Dale Lane has returned home from
Minneapolis where he was a student
at the University of Minnesota.
Colleen McMillan, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. McMillan, underwent
an operation for removal of her ton
sils at Heppner the first of the week.
Edward Rice left for Montana the
first of the week.
Oral Scott is driving a new car
which he purchased while in Port
land last week.
Irrigon 4-H Club
By MRS. W. C. ISOM
George Given of Gaston is visit
ing his nephew, Ward Connell, and
Mrs. Myrtle Markham and chil
dren were Pendleton visitors Tues-
Mr. and Mrs. Keines from Nebras
ka are visiting their daughter, Mrs.
Don Kenny, and family.
Mr .and Mrs. Ashbaugh and Mr.
and Mrs. Jones from Newberg vis
ited their nephew, Vernon Jones,
and family Tuesday. They were en-
route home from Heppner where
they had been looking after business
The 1st division 4-H sewing club
met at the home of Mrs. Hugh
Grimm Thursday afternoon with the
leader, Mrs. W. C. Isom, and all
members present. The work chosen
is going forward rapidly and very
interesting meetings are being held.
The next meeting will be at the home
of Mrs. Nora Wilson Wednesday af
ternoon. Mrs. Grimm also enter
tained the Home Economics club on
The 2nd year sewing club met at
the home of Mrs. A. C. Houghton
.The McDuffy and Hawk families
left for Athena last week to work
in the fruit.
R. V. Jones and daughter Vonna
were business visitors in Pendleton
Friday. Mr. Jones purchased the
Burchett place from Will Switzer
last week. '
Don Isom visited his wife in Ba
ker over the week end.
Deeds recorded at the clerk's of
fice, June 15-22 inclusive, were:
Millie R. Doolittle et als to Joseph T.
Peters, Fr. Sees. 17, 20, 21, 32, 33, T.
3 S. R. 23 E. W. M., $1; Walter Rood
et als to Joseph T. Peters, Fr. Sees.
17, 20, 21, 32, T. 3 S. R. 23 E. W. M.;
Tom Caldwell et ux to Mrs.
Lillie B. Warner, Wxfe Lot 3, Lots 4
and 5, Blk. 48, Irrigon, $100; Mar
guerite Glavey to E. N. Gonty, Fr.
Sec. 15, T. 4 S. R. 28, E. W. M., $900.
Mrs. joe Hughes was up from the
farm below Heppner Saturday for
the first time in several weeks. She
reported crop prospects good.
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