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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, NOV. 25, 1937
Chas Bartholomew was in town
Saturday morning from the ranch
near Pine City, preparing to go to
meet his sheep on their way from
summer range in the Spokane dis
trict. He left with authorization of
free transportation to Washington,
D. C, in his pocket to enable him to
attend a national conference on
grazing as president of Morrow
County Grazing district. However,
he was not yet certain that he would
be able to arrange his business to
get away. Having helped father some
of the ideas that have been incor
porated into the Taylor Grazing act,
he was somewhat concerned about
sitting in on the national meet, and
wanted to get there if possible.
L. Van Marter spent Monday with
his family from Condon where he
has been selling farm implements
for some time. He was one of the
large crowd that packed the sta
dium at Pullman for the recent W.
S. C.-U. S. C. football game, and
lended his support to opinions al
ready printed that it was one of the
wierdest games imaginable. View of
the game was totally obscured by
fog during the first half and a spec
tator had difficulty in distinguish
ing the face of a fellow spectator a
few feet away.
O. C. Stephens was transacting
business in town Monday from the
farm near Hardman. Though a lit
tle late in getting his fall seeding
done, he was feeling pretty good
over prospects of its coming through
due to the open weather. He felt
Uiat an open winter may be in the
offing, believing that when rains
this time of year are not followed
by a freeze the indications are good.
Lawrence Redding was among
farmers of the Eight Mile section
trading in town Saturday, and feel
ing pretty good over moisture condi
tions. He returned home two weeks
previously from a trip to his old
home in Kansas. Farmers of that
section had been relieved .' from a
distressing corn price situation thru
government advances, he said.
Mr. and Mrs. Truman Babb ar
rived Tuesday night from Portland
where they had been for some time
. looking after business interests. Ac
companying them were Mrs. Babb's
son, Norton King, and Miss Louise
Anderson, who are home for Thanks
giving from their studies at Oregon
Dr. and Mrs. R. M. Rice returned
home Saturday from Portland and
the coast where they had been while
Dr. Rice was convalescing from a
recent illness. Though much im
proved, the doctor does not expect
to be on the job again for some little
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Thomson, Jr.,
arrvied home last Friday morning
from a motor trip of several days
-which took them to Portland and
Astoria. On the way home they spent
Thursday night at Hood River with
Mr. and Mrs. Crocket Sprouls.
David Hynd, in town Tuesday from
Rose Lawn ranch, Sand Hollow, was
smiling over prevailing weather con
ditions. Heavy rains had fallen there
the three nights immediately pre
vious, and the grass was coming on
the hills in good shape.
Harold Cohn and son Phil arrived
home last Friday night from a two
weeks trip which took them to St.
Paul and nearby points. Mr. Cohn
drove home a new car which he
picked up at the factory in Michigan.
Mack Gentry is critically ill at
the home of his son, Harold. His sis
ter, Mrs. Arlet Brock of Portland,
and brother Elmer Gentry and son
Vivien of Colfax, Wash., arrived the
end of the week to see him.
Wid Palmateer was a visitor in the
city Monday from the Morgan sec
tion. While here he transacted some
business for Willows grange. His
section is getting really wet and the
new crop is appearing okeh.
The ladies of the Episcopal church
will hold their annual bazaar and
food sale at the Parish House, Sat
urday, Dec. 4, at 2:30 p. m. Tea
from 3 p. m. to 6 p. m.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ma
son at the maternity home of Mrs.
P. A. Mollahan in this city early
Tuesday morning, Mary Catherine
Frances, weighing 8 pounds.
Leonard Carlson was in the city
last Friday from the Gooseberry
farm. Growing conditions for the
new crop appeared quite satisfact
ory, he believed.
Walter E. Moore, manager Pen
dleton Production Credit association,
was a business visitor in the city for
several hours Tuesday from the Pen
Don Jones came up from Portland
the end of the week to spend
Thanksgiving with home folks. He
has been attending business college
in the city.
Earl Eskelson was a business vis
itor in the city Saturday from the
ranch at Lone Rock, looking like
ranch life was agreeing with him.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Gibb
at the maternity home of Mrs. P. A.
Mollahan in this city Monday night,
Judith Mary, weight 7 pounds.
Glenn Shearer and V. R. Runnion
both left Heppner hospital Sunday
well on the road to recovery from
recent appendicitis operations.
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spec
ialist of Pendleton, will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
DAY, DECEMBER 1st.
MAYTAG washers, new, used and
rebuilt. Easy monthly payments.
Pendleton Music House. 37-38.
Bargains in used pianos. Priced
from $30.00 and up. Pendleton Mus
ic House. 37-38.
J. B. Key, local barber, was ill at
home yesterday suffering an attack
Mr. and Mrs. John Botts were in
the city Tueday from lone.
Mrs. Frank Everson was in the
city from lone Tuesday. .
Staged at Lexington
By Bertha Hunt
Mrs. Ted McMillan, Mrs. Ernest
Smith and Mrs. Tilman Hogue were
hostesses at a miscellaneous shower
given at the Congregational church
on Monday afternoon honoring Mrs.
Cecil Jones, nee Delpha Merritt. Mrs.
Jones received many useful gifts.
Refreshments of salad, cake and
coffee were served. Those present
besides those mentioned were Mes
dames A. M. Edwards, Earl Warner,
Georffe Allvn. Wm. Van Winkle, S.
G. McMillan, Adolph Majeske, Lewis
Marquardt, John McMillan, Arthur
Hunt. Archie Padberg, Orville Cuts-
forth, Carl Whillock, Frank Mun-
kers, James Leach, Henry Rauch,
Dee Cox, Jr., Charles Breshears,
Laura Scott and Trina Parker. The
Misses Edith Edwards, Edna Rauch
and Helen Breshears also attended.
A. M. Edwards who is drilling
wells in the Willamette valley arriv
ed home Tuesday to spend Thanks
giving with his family. .
Rev. Cecil Warner of Hermiston
conducted church services in Lex
ington on Sunday afternoon. After
the services a young peoples' meet-
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ing was held for the purpose of or
ganizing a Christian Endeavor soci
ety. Officers of this district were
present and spoke on the duties of
Christian Endeavor workers. Dele
gates from both Heppner and Her
miston were present. Delicious re
freshments were served after the
Word has been received here that
Mrs. Margaret Swift underwent a
major operation at the hospital in
The Dalles on November 16.
Mrs. Marion Palmer underwent
an operation for appendicitis at the
hospital in Pendleton on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Smith of Lex
ington entertained for dinner at
their ranch home last Sunday, the
following guests: Mr. and Mrs. Ted
McMillan and two daughters of Lex
ington, Tom Spence, father of Mrs.
McMillan, of Union; Joe Clark and
Mrs. Pearl St. Clair and two chil
dren of Arlington and Mr. and Mrs.
Cecil Jones, daughter and son-in-law
of Mrs. McMillan of Union. A
very enjoyable day was reported
by all present.
There will be a dance in the
Leach Memorial hall in Lexington
on Dec. 4, music by the Troubadors.
Truman Messenger, Glenn Thom
pson, Edith and Jerrine Edwards at
tended the Christian Endeavor rally
held at the Chrsitian church in
Heppner last Friday evening.
Mrs. James Pointer of Silverton,
daughter of Mrs. W. J. Davis, is en-
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joying a visit with friends and rel
atives in this community.
John Ryan, local manager of the
Morrow County Grain Growers, with
his family moved from Heppner last
Saturday to make their home in
Mrs. Orville Cutsforth spent last
week end in Portland.
Howard Lane, manager of the lo
cal meat market and pastime, mo
tored to Portland last Monday for
About forty members partook of
pot-luck dinner at Lexington grange
hall Sunday. After the meal plans
were discussed for building a front
extension to the hall. Marion Finch,
master of Lena grange. Mrs. Finch,
and a party of friends made a pleas
ant call in the afternoon.
Mrs. Alta Cutsforth was selected
chairman of the Home Economics
club at the last meeting.
As an emergency the men of Lex
ington grange will meet at 9 a. m.,
next Sunday, weather permitting,
and erect a cover for the north
basement stairway. Recent rains
have flooded the kitchen. The ladies
will serve dinner at noon.
Lists Famous Speakers
La Grande One of the strongest
programs in the history of the East
ern Oregon Wheat league is an
nounced for the annual convention
to be held here December 3 and 4.
Officers of the league, headed by
President C. A. Nish, Mikkalo, have
received acceptances to appear on the
program from Governor Charles H.
Martin, George E. Farrell, AAA ad
ministrator for the western states;
J. D. Ross, administrator of Bonne
ville dam; C. C. Chapman, editor of
the Oregon Voter, and other civic
and educational leaders. Staff mem
bers of the O. S. C. experiment sta
tion will, as usual, report on late
developments of interest to the
The tenth annual convention will
open here with the state officers'
reports following the usual prelim
inaries, after which C. A. Howard,
president of the Eastern Oregon
Normal, will speak on "Education
and Its Relation to Agriculture."
"Development of the Columbia and
Snake Rivers," is the next subject,
to be discussed by W. B. D. Dodson,
Director Farrell will head the Fri
day afternoon program with an ad
dress on "An Agricultural Adjust
ment Program for the Northwest."
Dr. D. D. Hill of OSC, and D. E.
Stephens of the Moro experiment
station, will report on trashy sum
merfallow and grasses for eastern
Oregon. The labor situation will be
Mr. Chapman's subject.
At the annual banquet Friday eve
ning, ex-Senator Fred Kiddle will
be toastmaster, and Governor Martin
the principal speaker.
Saturday morning's schedule in
cludes "The Commodity Exchange
Act," by Lewis E. Wolf of Seattle;
"Oregon Weed and Seed Laws," by
G. R. Hyslop, OSC; "Bonneville
Power," by J. D. Ross, and "Palat
ability of Grasses," by D. E. Rich
ards, superintendent of the Union
Before committee reports are act
ed upon at the final session Satur
day afternoon, A. S. Burrier, OSC
will speak on "General Land Use
Problems of Eastern Oregon," and
J. M. Parrish will tell of the aims and
purposes of the Tri-State Rate coun
cil, of which he is secretary. Other
specialists in various feilds are be
ing invited to appear before the com
mittees, which will begin meeting
the day before the general conven
tion and will continue at various
times throughout the session.
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