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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOV. 11, 1937
Mrs. Corson's Sister
Dies in Portland
By MARGARET BLAKE
Word was received last week of
the death of Mrs. Etta Shippey in
Portland on November 4. Mrs. Ship
pey, sister of Mrs. Delia Corson, was
born in Johnson county, Missouri,
and came to Morrow county with
her parents in 1884. She taught in
several Morrow county schools,
among them Morgan and Ella. She
lived in Lyle, Wash., a number of
years and funeral services were held
there in the Methodist church on
Sunday, with Rev. Goode of the
Methodist church of Trout Lake,
Wash., officiating. During the past
few years Mrs. Shippey had made
her home here with her sister, Mrs.
Corson, going to Portland a year or
more ago to be near her daughter,
Mrs. Florence Swanson. She leaves
besides her sister and daughter, a
son, Blair, of Lyle, and a brother,
Arthur Reed of The Dalles.
The Women's Missionary society
met in the parlors of the Congrega
tional church last Thursday after
noon. Ten members were present
and the afternoon was spent in the
study of the American negro. At
the close of the meeting refresh
ments were served by Mrs. W. J.
Iilake, Mrs. Minnie Forbes and Mrs.
Hose Van Horn.
Miss Margaret Crawford, bride
elect, was honoree at a shower given
by Mrs. Henry Smouse and Mrs.
Fred Mankin at the home of the lat
ter last Wednesday afternoon. Those
present were Mesdames John Eu
banks, Leo Gorger, Wate Crawford,
Victor Rietmann, Ted Smith, E. J.
Blake, Dan Long, Misses Mildred
Lundell, Harriet Heliker, Cassie Mc
Devitt and Ruth Crawford. Delicious
refreshments were served.
Laxton McMurray went to The
Dalles Monday to visit his sister,
Mrs. Ralph Harris.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wills and Mr.
and Mrs. Wrex Hickok returned to
their homes in Portland Monday af
ter a short visit here and at Lex
ington. Mrs. Ida Moore went with
them and will spend the winter at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hickok.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McMurray
stoppd for a short time on Sunday
enroute to their home at Hermiston
from Albany where they had visited
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Loren
Miss Lorraine Reed, primary
teacher here last year now teaching
at Arlington, was a week-end visitor
The Women's Topic club met at the
home of Mrs. Ted Smith last Satur
day afternoon. Hostesses with Mrs.
Smith were Mrs. E. R. Lundell, Mrs.
M. E. Cotter and Mrs. Clyde Denny.
The afternoon was spent in the study
of Denmark. Mrs. J. E. Swanson and
Mrs. Frank Lundell were guests.
Delicious refreshments were served.
Miss Helen Ralph spent Saturday
and Sunday at her home in Salem.
She was accompanied by Miss Mary
Alice Rulifson who stopped in Port
land and by Miss Frances Stewart
who spent the time at her home in
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bristow and Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Bristow visited at
the home of Dr. Chick in Hood River
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Sherwood of
Tillamook are guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Corley. Mr. Corley and Mr.
Sherwood are enjoying an elk hunt.
On Wednesday Mrs. Corley and Mrs.
Sherwood drove to Kinzua to visit
Mrs. Roy Blake.
W. S. Smith of Pendleton was
looking after business interests here
Mrs. J. T. Knappenberg of Lyle,
"Wash., stopped here for a short time
last Thursday on her way home
from a visit at the home of her sis
ter, Mrs. D. M. Ward, in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Ward took her to
The Dalles where they were met by
Mr. Knappenburg. Frank Engelman
also accompanied them to The Dal
les. Mrs. Catherine Kincaid who has
been very ill for several weeks was
able to be up for a short time on
Willows grange will have a dance
in their hall at Cecil on Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Griffith and
Clarence Linn spent Saturday in
Walla Walla. Mr. Griffith will re
main at the veterans hospital there
for a short time for medical exam
ination. John and George Clark have rent
ed the Joe Howk house and will
move into it soon.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stone of
Selah, Wash., were week-end guests
of the Elys. On Saturday night all
members of the Ely family assem
bled at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Hal Ely for a dinner in their honor.
James Lindsay had the misfor
tune, to lose the end of a finger
while operating a fanning mill on
his ranch last week. The injury
was quite painful but is healing.
Mrs. Lee Beckner was in The
Dalles last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Odom and
daughter, Juanita, came up from
their Salem home on Monday for a
short visit with their son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Foster
Odom. They returned home on Tu
esday. Rev. Ralph V. Hinkle will con
duct Episcopal services at lone next
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Rhea Creek Grange
Has Annual Election
At the grange meeting last Sun
day there was a fair attendance.
Mr. Bennett of Heppner high school
spoke on the F. F. A. program which
was very interesting to grange pa
trons. The day being Memorial Sun
day, Mrs. Chris Brown gave a very
interesting talk on "Peace." Elec
tion of officers followed and those
elected for the coming year were:
Worthy master, Ed Rugg; overseer,
Floyd Worden; lecturer, Floy Akers;
chaplain, Hanna Anderson; steward,
Frank Parker; asst. steward, Ben
Anderson; lady asst. steward, Mar
jorie Worden; gate keeper, Clark
Stevens; Ceres, Ruth Bergstrom;
Flora, Mildred Wright; Pomona,
Pearl Wright; sec, Tacie Parker;
treasurer, Eva Wright; executive
committee, Fred Akers, Frank Par
ker and Orrin Wright.
The H. E. club meeting will be
held on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the
hall. All members are asked to be
present in order to complete plans
for the H. E. C. bazaar and dance,
Last reports were that Donald
Peterson is making some progress
following an operation for ruptured
appendix last week. .
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bergstrom and
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Becket spent last
Sunday as guests at the John Hanna
David Hynd, in the city from Rose
Lawn ranch, Sand Hollow, on Mon
day was smiling over recent show
ers that have proved beneficial to the
lend zest to our
A Good Meal
ED CIONN, Prop.
Regional Library Unit
Aim of Committee
Establishment of some form of re
gional or district library unit, with
recognized trade center as a hub,
will be an objective of the library
advisoroy committee of the Oregon
state planning board, according to
word received here from Miss Har
riet Long, state librarian and chair
man of the committee, following the
initial meeting of the group recently.
Work of the committee is now well
under way, and a final report will
be made after a review of findings
by Morris Issecks, research librar
ian, and study of suggestions made
by members of the committee. A
definite program for the state will
be included, it was stated.
Recommendations already adopted
by the committee urge a revision of
laws to standardize libraries, adop
tion of a "measuring stick" on stand
ards, state participation in the li
brary program, forming of standards
to insure an adequately trained per
sonnel, and formation of a regional
or district system.
Mr. Issecks is now studying three
phases of the problem, "Expendi
tures of the Public Libraries in 1936,"
"Reference Facilities of Public Li
braries," and "Analysis of the Pop
ulation of Oregon Served by Public
Libraries." Data from these reports
will be used by the committee in for
mulating final recommendations.
Those present for the first meeting
of the committee included Miss Nell
Under, Mrs. C. W. Walls, and Miss
Anne M. Mulheron, all of Portland;
Alton F. Baker, J. E. Turnbull, both
of Eugene; Mrs. Meredith Bailey,
Sisters; Mrs. Francis V. Galloway,
The Dalles; Miss Lucy Lewis, Cor
vallis; Mrs. A. C. Mclntyre, Pendle
ton; Mrs. Lucy Rodgers, Heppner;
Mrs. Georgia Smith, Hillsboro, and
Wallace R. Telford, Oregon City.
Other members live in various parts
of the state, and all are expected to
survey local conditions and furnish
information and suggestions.
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Becket were
week-end visitors from their home
at Wallowa where Mr. Becket is
manager of the Wallowa branch of
the First National Bank of Portland.
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ATTEND FUNERAL RITES
Among out-of-town relatives at
tending funeral rites for Mrs. Re
becca Ann Baldwin here last Friday
afternoon were her son, Gene Pen
land of Portland; daughter, Mrs.
Herman Eberhardt, and husband of
Tigard; Sam Hall of Portland, bro
ther; Mrs. Belle Dean of Portland,
sister, and her husband; Mrs. T. G.
Arbuckle of Ferdinand, Ida., sister,
and her husband; Harley H. Hall of
Portland, nephew, and Mrs. Hall;
Harry Arbuckle of Portland, nephew,
and Mrs. Arbuckle; Mrs. William
Goulder of Portland, niece. Mrs.
Harry Arbuckle was formerly Miss
Alberta Goulder, brother of William
Goulder. Mrs. Arbuckle and Mr.
Goulder lived in Heppner some years
ago when their father was Southern
Methodist minister here. Mrs. Goul
der was formerly Miss Laveta Hall,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hall
of this city, who lived here as a girl.
Henry Baker was among farmers
of the Gooseberry section transact
ing business in town Monday.
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