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Thursday, February 10, 1938
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
A few friends met at Mrs. Sara
McNamer's home Monday to quilt
Plenty of fun and good eats were
enjoyed by those present, Mrs. Ruth
Stevens, Mrs. Violet Lieuallen, Mrs.
Wm. Straight, Mrs. Bessie Campbell,
Mrs. Eppa Ward, Mrs. Lillian Coch
ran, Mr. and Mrs. McNamer.
Will M. Peterson, veteran attorney
and democratic leader of Pendleton,
was in the city Tuesday on legal
business. He drove to Heppner alone
and found the road via Echo and
Lexington very good all the way,
though slightly icy between Lex
ington and Heppner.
Mrs. Walter Becket of Eight Mile
and Mrs. E. C. Heliker of Morgan
accompanied Joseph Belanger, coun
ty agent, to Corvallis Monday where
the ladies are in attendance at a
two weeks' home economics short
Ed Bergstrom was returned to his
home in Eight Mile Saturday by the
Phelps ambulance, being well on the
road to recovery from a recent op
eration for which he was confined
at Heppner hospital for several
C. E. Carlson was a business vis
itor in the city Saturday from the
Gooseberry district. He reported
considerable drifting of the new
snow in roads of his district, though
not sufficient to entirely halt travel.
David Hynd, secretary of Hynd
Bros, company, was a business vis
itor in town Saturday from Rose
lawn ranch, Sand Hollow. He was
pleased with the new snow which
gave promise of better spring range.
Henry Peterson and family were
visitors in the city Saturday from
Gooseberry. Mr. Peterson was well
recovered from his recent illness for
which he underwent treatment at the
veterans hospital in Walla Walla.
Louis Marquardt, from the north
Lexington section, was glad to see
the new snow over the week end.
The snow was mighty wet and the
unfrozen ground was in good con
dition to receive the' moisture.
Adolph Majeske was transacting
business in the city Tuesday from
the north Lexington farm. Last week
end's snow was the wettest he ever
saw and the fields were in good
shape to receive it, he said.
Fred Mankin was transacting bus
iness in the city Saturday from the
farm in the lone section, feeling
good over additional moisture
brought by the new snow.
Mrs. Ernest Lundell was a visitor
in the city yesterday from lone,
transacting business in connection
with her duties as treasurer of Lo
cust chapter, O. E. S.
H. 0. Ely, Bert Palmateer and
Wallace Matthews were in the city
Tuesday from Morgan. Mr. Ely was
having an injured finger treated by
a local physician.
Hugh Currin was a business vis
itor in the city this morning from
ators Storage Refrigerators
Ice Cream Freezers
Hardeners and Dis
BARGAINS in Used Machines:
1 V2-H. P. Frigidaire, water cooled
1 V2-H. P. Kelvinator and Blower Coil
1 2-H. P. Kelvinatro, air cooled
1 14-H. P. Frigidaire, air cooled
Dr. A. D. McMurdo left last eve
ning for Portland to attend the an
nual N. W. Jones lectures to be
given by Eugene M. Landis, Ph.D.,
M.D. He expected to return home
Mrs. Irene Horton of Lelano, Cal.,
who was in the county last week to
attend funeral services for her fath
er, the late F. M. Lovgren, was in
Heppner Friday with her brother,
Harry F. Lintner, salesman, who
sprained his wrist in a fall on icy
steps at Pendleton, received treat
ment at a local physician's office
Ray Kinne, local P. P. & L. mana
ger, left for Portland yesterday to
be absent the remainder of the week
attending a company meeting in the
Egbert Young was in town yester
day from the Eight Mile farm, re
porting his country the wettest he
had even seen it at this time of year.
Wanted A good home for a large
dog, house broke, well trained for
sheep, good watch dog, gentle. Li
cense. Apply Bonnie Cochran, city.
Miss Forence Bergstrom, in the
city Tuesday from the Eight Mile
district, reported fields well soaked
from the wet snow of last week end.
The regular business meeting of
the American Legion auxiliary will
be held Monday evening, Feb. 14, at
the home of Mrs. Estes Morton.
A. C. Lindsey was a business vis
itor in the city yesterday from the
Alpine district. He reported his
section good and wet.
R. B. Rice and Julian Rauch were
among farmers of the north Lex
ington district transacting business
in the city Saturday.
Capt. Geo. R. Kent, commandant
of Camp Heppner CCC, has been
confined for a week at Heppner
hotel by illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Jacobson are
the parents of a 7 3-4 pound baby
girl born at Heppner hospital Sun
Clarence Grubbs, employed at Al
falfa Lawn dairy, is confined at
Heppner hospital with an attack of
Elmer Palmer, in town Monday
from Eight Mile, reported about a
foot of snow in his district over the
J. L. Gault, receiver for local
banks, left yesterday for Portland
on business connected with his po
sition. Ernest Smith was among farmers
from the north Lexington district
transacting business in town Mon
day. J. A. Troedson was a business vis
itor in the city Monday from the
Ted Burnside was in town from
507 Jane Street Pendleton Oregon
SALES AND SERVICE
Service on all makes of Refrigerator
Motor Repairs Oil Burner Service
Mrs. Lana Padberg was transact'
ing business in the city Monday from
the farm in the lone district.
Albert Bowker was transacting
business here yesterday from the
farm in the Echo section.
. Henry Smouse was a business
visitor in town Monday from the
noth lone farm.
J. H. McMillan was in town Mon
day from the farm in the Lexington
Ralph Butler was in the city Tues
day from the Willows.
For Grubstake Loans
A. V. Quine, mining geologist, will
be in the county court house at
Heppner, March 11, for the purpose
of taking preliminay applications
for 1938 grubstake loans.
It will be necessary for the year
1938 that all applicants be personally
interviewed by Mr. Quine before
formal application can be made to
County Judge Bert Johnson.
All persons who are interested in
securing a loan are requested to
meet Mr. Quine on the above date.
No applications by mail will be con
Supt. Alden Blankenship of the
city schools, visited Camp Heppner
last Thursday evening as a dinner
guest of camp officers and Marvin
Dixon, educational adviser. After the
meal he gave a pep talk for benefit
of camp members on the subject of
citizenship. The talk was well re
ceived, especially the part pertain
ing to the "Irishman seeking a free
pass on a railroad leading out of
Chicago to St. Louis," reports the
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THOMAS JEFFERSON MERRILL
Thomas Jefferson Merrill was born
at regsville, Pike county, Illinois,
September 15, 1846, and passed away
at his home in Monument, Febru
ary 4, 1938, at the age of 91 years,
4 months and 20 days. He spent the
early days of his childhood in Ill
inois and moved with the family lat
er to Lebanon, Missouri. From there
he went to Atchison, Kansas. He
met and on March 15, 1872, married
Eudora Hammon at Valley Falls,
Kans. To this union nine children
were born, six of whom are living:
E. J. Merrill of Hardman, Mark C.
Merrill, Mrs. Emma Emry, Mrs. Vi
ola Devore, Harry H. Merrill and
Alonzo T. Merrill, all of Monument.
He is survived also by a sister, Mrs.
Nan Bundy of White Salmon, Wash.
His eldest son, Malcolm; daughter,
Nellie Howell, and a baby girl who
died at birth, preceded him in death.
Mr. and Mrs. Merrill lived in Kan
sas three years after their marriage
and then moved to Illinois. They
lived there a short time before re
moving to Kansas where they lived
until 1882. They then moved to
Scio, Oregon, where they resided
until 1884 when they moved to Mor
row county, going to Monument in
1908 where the family home had
since been made.
O. E. S. MEETS TOMORROW
Regular meeting of Ruth chapter
32, Order of Eastern Star, will be
held at Masonic hall tomorrow eve
ning, and a good attendance of mem
bers is desired, announces Mrs. Mary
Guild, worthy matron.
Potted plants at all times, phone
1332; will deliver. 15tf
I will be a candidate for the Re
publican nomination for County
Commissioner in the coming Pri-
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Spring work in the fields will be here be
fore you realize it. Now is the time to
get your tractor ready.
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parts and repair service will do the job
IF YOU HAVEN'T A TRACTOR
and cannot afford a new
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mary Election, and if nominated and
elected my former experience in the
office will enable me to give you the
very best of service. I will appreciate
your support Respectfully,
G. A. BLEAKMAN,
(Paid Adv.) Heppner, Ore.
I will again be a candidate for the
office of County Treasurer on the
Republican Primary Ballot, May 20,
1938, and ask for your support
In past elections my democratic
friends have written my name in en
their primary ballots, thus making
me their candidate also, a manifes
tation of friendship that I greatly
I solicit the support of all voters
and hope that I have proved myself
worthy of the confidence reposed in
me. LEON W. BRIGGS,
FOR COUNTY ASSESSOR:
I will be a candidate for the nom
ination for the office of County As
sessor at the Democratic Primary
Nominating Election, May 20, 1938.
If nominated and elected I will
continue to serve to the best of my
(Paid Adv.) THOMAS J. WELLS.
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