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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 30, 1937
THE HEPPNER GAZETTE,
Established March 30, 1883;
THE HEPPNER TIMES,
Established November 18, 1897;
CONSOLIDATED FEBRUARY 15, 1912
Published every Thursday morning by
CRAWFORD PUBLISHING COUP AST
and entered at the Post Office at Hepp
ner. Oregon, as second-class matter.
JASPER V. CRAWFORD, Editor
SPENCER CRAWFORD, Manager
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Official Paper for Morrow County
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Holiday Cakes Aided
By Use of Honey
Honey, or which about IVz million
pounds are produced in Oregon each
year, is an ideal sweet for holiday
cakes, says Miss Lillian Taylor, as
sistant professor of foods and nutri
tion at Oregon "State college.
It adds to the rich, blended flavor,
and because of its quality of absorb
ing moisture, helps to keep the cake
from drying, she says. Its concen
trated sweetness helps to preserve
cake that will be kept for some time.
While cane sugar is just one sugar,
chemically, honey contains three su
gars, Miss Taylor says, one of which
is fruit sugar or levulose, which is
sweeter than ordinary sugar. The
sweetness of honey varies according
to the amount of levulose it contains,
but because of the water in honey,
it averages about the same sweet
ness, measure for measure, as or
Although honey is one-fifth water,
the liquid in a recipe where honey
is substituted for sugar sometimes
must be reduced a little more than
one-fifth, according to the consist
ency of the honey and the propor
tion of honey used. If medium- thick
honey is substituted for one-half the
sugar in cake or quick-bread re
cipes, Miss Taylor advises reducing
the liquid one-fourth. If the honey
is substituted for all the sugar, re
duce the liquid one-half.
In making honey cakes and quick
breads, it is best to mix the honey
with the liquid, she says. Bake at the
lowest temperature possible for the
particular product, as this prevents
loss or change of the flavor of the
honey and avoids too rapid brown
ing. Unless in a tightly sealed contain
er, it is necessary that honey be
stored in a dry place, or it will ab
sorb moisture and ferment, as will
other sugar syrup. Almost all honeys
crystallize on aging, but can be liqui
fied by warming the container in
moderately hot water not over 140
Farm Machinery Short
Course Planned at OSC
Corvallis A three-weeks' tractor
and farm Dower eauipment short-
course to be held January 10 to 21
has been arranged by the agncul
ontfinpprins department at Or
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egon State college. Special emphasis
will be given this year to operation
and care of diesel tractors.
The course is open to practical
farmers or adult students of any age,
though a tuition charge of $10 will
be made to cover extra expense nec
essary in handling such a course.
Application blanks have been sent
to all county agents, or may be ob
tained direct from the college.
You Read It In
The headlines of Heppner Gazette
Times alone told a vital story of life
in Morrow county in 1937. As the
final edition of the year passes with
this issue, this story is given our
The year came in with a chilly
blast, as we read in the issue of
January 7, "Temperature drop to
14 below zero chills citizens." But
the week's news was net frozen. Mrs.
Lucy E. Rodgers' election as presi
dent Oregon State Teachers associa
tion was, heralded, "Lions welcome
teachers' head." Then we read, "Jeff
Jones still mayor on action by coun
cilmen"; "Wasco-Heppner and Lex
ington- Jarmon roads held up"; "New
judge moves in, lights pipe; Thea
ter installs $2500 equipment." Other
interesting news there was, but we
can only give the highlights each
week, which we do in the following
paragraphs, omitting the quotation
Jan. 14 North end range improve
ment plan progresses. President's
birthday ball again to benefit par
alytics. Loan association shows $767,
500 loans in county. Chinook Tues
day breaks cold snap. Funeral rites
held for John Woodward, 91.
Jan. 21 Elks lodge plans observ
ance fof 40th anniversary. All city
officers retained; council fully or
ganized. Pioneer mother (Nancy
Jane Iler) buried by chapter. Cold
comes again, bringing illness. Wool
growers have good convention at
Ontario; J. G. Barratt re-elected
Jan. 28 Farmers assured pay
ments equal to those in 1936. Pro
poses Heppner try revolving pension
idea. "Give all you can" asked for
flood sufferers in east. Mrs. Mahoney
elected head nat'l woolgrowers aux
Feb. 4 Mahoney to Salem in in
terests of flood control. 75 at Lex
ington meeting talk erosion control.
Elks' lodge history recalled at 40th
birthday meet. Grazing district elects
officers. County raises $522 in (east
ern flood relief) drive. 23 inches
snow, 1.55 inches moisture (Janu
ary). Feb. 11 Weston men buy Ford
agency from Walter Blackburn. Far
mers bank stockholders retain Gault.
Tillamook men take helm of Hepp
ner Mining company. Thomas Rhea
dies; gave name to creek. Harry
Jones buried in rites here today.
'Ted' McMurdo gets honor scholar
ship. Feb. 18 Flood district may be or
ganized under new law. Committees
set under ' 1937 AAA compliance.
Street surfacing plans amended.
Weather jittery; hay goes to $20.
Lions and Elks provide (sub-district
basketball tourney) trophies.
Feb. 25 Three counties send hoop
teams to tournament here. Citizens
sponsor school band in public con
certs, lone, Lexington, Heppner es
tablish uniform tuition. Bessie Bruce
Gibb rites tomorrow. New garage set
at Palace corner.
Mar. 4 Boardman wins sub-district
"B" hoop tournament. Charter
member (Mrs. Rebecca Patterson)
feted by O. E. S. chapter on 80th
birthday. Sportsman's club launches
drive on crows, magpies. Swimming
polo talked by club. Lexington girl
(Mildred Irene Hunt, 17) succumbs
to illness. Horse era in city passes
with razing of old stable.
Mar. 11 Engineers approve $5000
asked for flood survey. North end
grazing district set up for '37 oper
ation. County to benefit from PWA
funds just allocated. Lions supply
seed for pea test. Water in Willow
reaches river. Braden-Bell Co. open
ing store in Heppner.
Mar. 18 Growers organize to fight
upping of freight costs. Heppner
churches plan program for holy
week. Heppner relative in Pales
tine seeks help here. Pneumonia
takes O. E. Johnson. Graders win
hoop tourney at Arlington. "Crash
ing Society" (junior class play)
Mar. 25 Move launched to provide
pool by summertime. Tax collections
exceed half of current year's roll.
Fatland tells of legislation at Lions
B. P. W. dinner. Morrow first to or
ganize wind district. $80,000 comes
to farmers on allotments. McNary,
Steiwer back of (Willow flood con
trol) request Paving project in the
hands of PWA. Baseball meeting set
the Headlines of
Apr. 1 Band concert, dance Sat
urday (state band) contest sendoff.
Camp Heppner sets open house Sun
day for 4th CCC birthday. Harry
Turner paid last tribute. 'Jupe starts
April at .25; March gets 2.09. For
mer resident (Wilson E. Brock) dies
Apr. 8 Legion gets down-town
site; council makes Buhman gift.
Bandsters leave for state contest.
100 people feted at dinner by Camp
Heppner. Rodeo dates set Sept 9-10-11.
Bert Mason heads Elks at in
stallation. Wool prices strong; some
contracting. A. D. Patterson buried
Apr. 15 Band and soloist take
high places at state contest. Frank
Shively taken suddenly. Annual May
fete for county's schools set for
April 30th. County teachers at Spo
kane meet. Portland mayor will wed
Apr. 22 Site for forest headquar
ters talked by council. Old ties re
called by costly fire at Canyon City.
Month drive on crows, magpies starts
Sunday. Smouse heads new blow
control district. Commencement set
May 21 for seniors. Teachers elected
for coming year. Mrs. Robert Smith
dies in Portland.
Apr. 29 Schools combine in May
festivities here tomorrow. lone girl
(Elsie Rosetta Ball, 6) fatally wound
ed by shot from play gun. Mary B.
Thompson, beloved pioneer. Work
in forest will start May 1. Jack Hynd
undergoes emergency operation.
May 6 School May fete draws
throngs for . day's varied events.
County tax bill for 1937 is 57 per
cent collected. Walter Cochran heart
victim. Tetz will head school at Ad
ams. Lex-Jarmon oiling started this
week. .Auditor's report shows im
proved county condition.
May 20 High school will graduate
class of 27 tomorrow evening. Di
version channel brings liquid gold
to Willow farmers. Street surfacing
bonds to be decided at special elec
tion. Four boys to vie at state (track)
meet. Farm Bureau unit organized
here. Condon hospitality enjoyed by
Elks. Oiling Lex-Jarmon road com
pleted. Losers eat crow June 9; Wire
here. 31 eighth graders receive di
plomas. May 27 27 seniors receive diplo
mas beore large audience. Knox suc
ceeds Tetz as coach. 14 4-H members
receive scholarships. Lions back
meeting to discuss annual lilac fes
tival. Trombone changes destiny of
Billy Cochell in navy. Friends at
tend rites for Miss (Minnie) Haw
thorne. June 3 Directors change Rodeo
dates to Aug. 26-27-28. City of Dead
cloaked in flowers on Memorial day.
Crow-magpie hunt comes to end
next Wednesday. Mrs. Laura A.
Ward buried at Hardman. Young
(baseball) talent showing promise;
lone defeat retaliated 13-4.
June 10 Hard wind storm takes
toll of (Barratt Sand Hollow) farm
house by fire. Special election on
city bonds up to hold-over meeting.
Merrill carves crow for losers; Wire
eats portion. Queen dances to start
July 17. Mrs. C. A. Minor laid to
rest here. Notson to head Lions for
coming year. Clyde Swift dies at
June 17 New corporation seeks
possibility of Wells Springs gas.
Farm Bureau gets under way; weeds
discussed. Jury gives Nelson $300
damages in auto accident suit. Wheat
men picnic at Moro on 26th. Heppner
places third in tourney shoot-off.
Coulee crickets attack forest.
June 24 Jesse J. Wells, assessor
26 years, dies at Portland. Smith P.
Devin, ( 53-year pioneer, passes at
at home. Special election to decide
bonds set for July 14. 3.02 inches
rainfall for June nears record. C. N.
Jones named school director. Forest
camp site assured through city and
July 1 Thomas J. Wells succeeds
father as county assessor. Wheat far
mers discuss problems at Moro pic
nic. Rising freight costs calls for
united farm action. Trashy fallow
worth proved. City swelters follow
ing rains. John Turner takes Pen
July 8 Taxpayers to vote on street
bonds next Wednesday. School
plant being renovated; Supt visits
Saturday. Sarah E. White rites at
Lexington tomorrow. Relics at Camas
may be inspected. Spruce springs
the Gazette Times in 1937
draw lone celebrants. Locals beat
Starbuck at Stanfield, Fourth.
July 15 John Day bank robbers
captured; disable state police car.
National wool secretary tells prob
lems here. Voters approve $7000
bond issue for street surfacing. Dr.
McCrady hurt in accident. First
queen dance coming Saturday. Wal
la Walla firm has garage contract.
Irrigon captures first in ritualistic
work at Pomona. Merle Becket made
manager new bank (at Wallows).
July 22 Bids for street surfacing
will be opened August 9. Willow
creek flood control rests on house
calendar. Peggy Kilkenny leads
queen race. Lightning sets fires in
forest; danger rises. North end pow
er district gets funds. Remote con
trol for (Lexington) phones ready.
Verner Troedson ships first wheat.
Arthur Gay passes. County 4-H
clubbers high on judging tour.
July 29 Newt O'Hara loses 100
acres best wheat by hail. Lions club
asks court to assist in weed control.
Plan homecoming event for first day
of coming Rodeo. M. D. Clark im
proves following operation. Current
tax roll 58 percent collected first
Aug. 5 City dads start survey of
menaces inside fire zone. Youthful
workers take hand toward success
ful Rodeo. Gilman allows Honkers
three hits. Mark Merrill to open
new restaurant. 33 carloads sheep
shipped east today.
Aug. 12 Council rejects all bids
offered on street work. Betty Ber
gevin forges into lead (queen race).
Ball boys beat Condon again. Rodeo
dress-up set for Saturday; to name
queen. Russell McNeill new head of
Red Cross. Typhoid fever hits Bar
low home (Boardman).
Aug. 19 Samuel E. Notson, D. O.
Justus called in week. City reoffers
street surfacing; bid opening 30th.
Queen Betty to rule o'er Rodeo;
Mayor Carson asked. Farm Bureau
aids battle on weeds. Crockett Du
vall dies at Pendleton.
Aug. 26 16th Rodeo send-off to
day. Buck Lieuallen will preside at
homecoming. Capt. W. R. Reynolds
transferred to Moro. Hynd Bros,
elect officers for year. Ram sale
prices only fair, says Barratt. John
Beckner hurt in weeder accident
Sept. 2 Street surfacing to start
within next two weeks. Tubbs' mas
tery of Wild Dillinger leads to first
place (Rodeo). School opening set
for Tuesday; preparations on. Health
nurse here two months. Many friends
attend Notson memorial. Selma Mary
Ayers buried at Boardman.
Sept 9 Slocum buildings on Main
street slated for razing. Guy L. Bar
low typhoid victim; daughter strick
en. William LeTrace resident 51
years. County clubbers win many
places at state fair. Charles Smith
farm sells at $15 an acre. Percy Jar
mon dies at Palo Alto, Calif. 299
registration recorded with start of
Sept. 16 Railway company asked
to speed local mail service. Rodeo
officers named for ensuing year,
Aiken head. Rock crushing on for
street paving. Million in deposits
neared, local branch. Realty company
sells Kincaid lone lands. M. D. Clark
home. North Morrow fair shows fine
Sept 23 Street surfacing pushed
rapidly; oiler on job. TB clinic, hear
ing tests slated for school children.
Red shirts arrive with many trophies
of the deer hunt. New Merrill's cafe
opening today. BPW has kick-off
meeting for season. Barratt goes east
to study marketing end of livestock.
Red Cross packages go for Christ
Sept. 30 City transformed as sur
facing work is completed. Control
district, budget allowance may bat
tle weeds. Latourell and Pettyjohn
take Dick building. Bleakney, Peck
to attend P. I. Mustangs beat Con
don in (football) opener. . J. . W.
Becket passes at home in Portland.
Clarence Biddle dies, pneumonia.
Mayor Jones and party greet presi
dent. Oct. 7 Morrow farmers add
voices to more crop control. Forest
camp move brings Lions aid; funds
being asked. City to consider street
acceptance after bond sale. Mrs,
Shurte long educator. Charles W,
Reed passes at Hood River. Smut
harms reduced to lowest point in
Oct. 14 Colorful history of north
range country related (by Chas.
Bartholomew). New CCC company
from New York mans local camp.
Pierce relates anecdotes before Po
mona meeting. W. B. Barratt dies at
Portland. Heppner branch bank bids
in city bonds. Tuberculosis tests
given 566 in county. Grazing district
Oct. 21 Business men give tow
ard providing forest camp site. Coun
ty tax rate expected to be same un
der new budget. City water dads
propose budget item for plunge. New
AAA set-up meetings slated. Barratt
says east needs to learn growers'
problems. Ellwynne Peck tells ex
periences visiting P. I. as bank guest.
Lions will contact railroad company
on mail sevice.
Oct. 28 Pioneers reunite on 89th
birthday of Mrs. Booher. D. M. Ward
buys Hotel Heppner from The Dalles
company. Charles Notsons may be
crossing China. Mrs. W. R. Ellis
Nov. 4 Production controd under
lying feature of new farm bills. City
taxpayers to pay larger share of op
erating cost. $41,000 in taxes needed
to equal current year's roll. Mrs...
Rebecca Baldwin was 32-year res
ident. Note burning staged by (Lex
ington) grange. Honkers down Mus
Nov. 11 Taxes for 1934 and prior
years face foreclosure. More recog
nition for county roads asked from
state. Peace rejoicing stirs America
on Armistice day. Robison stock
ranch sells for $22,000. Wheat com
mittees announced by Nish.
Nov. 18 County wins round in
battle on John Day tax. Bartholo
mew, Krebs invited to nation's cap
ital. State leaders attend district
BPW meet here. Mrs. J. A. Sharp
succumbs to stroke. Several nimrods
bring in their elk. Former banker
(T. J. Mahoney) dies at Portland. 78
inoculated against typhoid at Board
man. Mustangs upset dope to tie in
Nov. 25 Plans arrive for new for
est camp; officials visit. Helping
others pointed as way to true
Thanksgiving (Rev. Ralph V. Hin
kle). Jack Gorham hurt in accident.
Two true bills found by grand jury.
Father Walsh hurt in accidental fall
to creek bottom.
Dec. 2 George N. Peck heads
wheat men. Local men return from
visit to national capital. Rain
fall ahead of 1936, 10-year mean.
Elk' sorrow lodge hears Judge
Johnson. Edgar A. Matteson, native
son, called. J. A. Walker was 53
year resident (Hardman). Five tons
turkeys shipped from here.
Dec. 16 Sawmill located on land
leased from Wightmans. F.&S. Nat'l
bank stockholders to be fully paid.
Rain continues, bringing total near
record of 1922. Bad check artists
receive sentences. Mayor Jones has
operation in Portland. Ralph Stan
field dies; was well known here.
Dec. 23 First snow falls bringing
hope for white Christmas. Masons,
O. E. S. dine on turkey, install of
ficers. Postoffice hold-up admitted
hoax. Mrs. Claude Cox has narrow
escape. Gault named head (Presi
dent's) birthday celebration.
Record Term Ends;
Offices to Stay Open
Corvallis Oregon State college is
ending its record term so far as en
rollment is concerned, with the close
of final examinations December 17.
Enrollment for the term reached
4068 credit students, an all-time high
The vacation period for students
will extend to Monday,. January 3,
although all offices on the campus
serving the general public, particu
larly those in agriculture, will re
main open throughout the vacation
period, with the exception of the
Christmas and New Year holidays.
How powerful must my brakes be?
The brakes of your car must be
capable of stopping it within 9.3 feet
from a speed of 10 miles an hour;
within 20.8 feet from 15 miles an
hour; within 37 feet from 20 miles an
hour, and within 58 feet from 30
miles an hour.