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Thursday, March 24, 1938
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppneiy Oregon
W. H. French, in from Blue Moun
tain farm Monday, said he had a
bone to pick with F. F. Wehmever
who, in an article last week, waxed
eloquent on the arrival, of spring.
Mr. French wished to tell the world
that the mercury dipped down to 2
above Sunday night, the second
lowest since last winter started." The
season's low was one below. New
snow at the French place in the
week substantiated" refutation of
Mr. Wehmeyer's optimism."
Mr. and Mrs. 'Foster T. Collins
were in town Monday from the
Camas prairie ranch," Mr. Collins
attending a meeting of the-Hardman
Cattle and Horse Raisers association.
They had difficulty in getting out
from their place as wind had drifted
snow into the road badly. They re
ported eight inches of new snow the
last week, and the thermometer
1 dropped to eight degrees above zero
at their place the night before.
A party motoring to outside points
Saturday included Frank C. Alfred
who went to The Dalles to visit Mrs.
Alfred, Mrs. Will Morgan and son
Milton and Miss Arlene Morton,
who went to Newberg to visit with
Miss Morton's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
E. L. Morton, and' Harry Duncan
who went to Portland. All returned
home Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J 0. Turner motored
to Portland Sunday, .taking their, son
Don back to his studies at the Uni
versity of Oregon following spring
vacation. They were accompanied by
Mrs. Cora Crawford who visited at
the home of her son, W. V. Crawford.
Mr. and Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Craw
ford returned home Monday.
Among local people attending the
O. S. C. band concert at Arlington
Saturday evening were Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Buhman, Miss Harriet Ha
ger, Mrs. Truman . Babb, Mr. and
Mrs. J. V. Crawford and Gerald Ca
son. Mrs. Howard Zimmerman and two
children returned this week to their
home at Okanagon, Wash., after a
brief visit at the home of Mrs. Zim
merman's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Brown has returned to his
studies at O S. C. after spending
spring vacation at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Brown.
Mrs. Brown motored down with
Billy Thomson spent spring vaca
tion from his studies at Linfield col
lege, McMinnville, with his mother,
Mrs. A. Q. Thomson, returning to
the college city last Saturday.
Bernard McMurdo has returned to
his studies at Oregon State college
after spending spring vacation at the
home of his parents, Dr. and Mrs.
A. D. McMurdo ' ,
The American Legion auxiliary
will hold a sewing meeting at the
home of Mrs. Loyal Parker, Tues
day afternoon, March 29.
Rev. R. C. Young is leaving Sun
day afternoon for Arlington to as
sist Rev. Byars in a week's service.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Lee
at the LeTrace home in this city
last Friday morning, a 7-pound boy.
J. E. Craber was a business visit
or in the city Monday from the
ranch in the Hardman section.
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Jacobson and
baby daughter from Pendleton vis
ited with friends here Sunday.
State Treasurer Holman's insist
ence upon a thorough investigation
into the rental price to be paid for
quarters for the State Re-employment
Bureau in Portland this week
resulted in a saving of $5400 in tax
payers' money. When Guy V. Lint
ner appeared before the Board of
Control with a request for imme
diate approval of a lease on the new
headquarters at a rental of $850 a
month Holman objected to the "rush
act" and demanded additional infor
mation. Further negotiations result
ed in a reduction of the rental to
$700 a month, a saving of $150 a
month or $5400 for the three year
period during which the lease is to
Health Clubs Draw
Most 4-H Members
Among 40 Projects
Health club work proved to be
the most popular among the 40 dif
ferent kinds of projects carried by
Oregon 4-H club boys and girls last
year, with 6559 mmebers enrolled in
364 clubs, according to the annual
report just filed by State Club Lead
er H. C. Seymour.
Clothing was next in popularity
with 4997 members enrolled in 616
clubs, followed by cookery with 4624
members in 503 clubs. Dairy cattle
clubs were next with 1080 members
in 129 clubs.
The 19,126 boys and girls who en
rolled in a total of 24,431 club pro
jects last year carried 85.92 per cent
of them to completion, while a total
of 16,350, or 85.48 per cent of the
members carried all of their pro
jects to completion.'
The city of Portland carried off
state honors in competition records
this year, with 95.13 per cent of the
2076 members enrolled completing.
Douglas county was next with 94.9
per cent of the 1319 members com
pleting; followed by Gilliam with
95.56 per cent of its 121 members,
Malheur with 93.2 per cent of its
485 members, and Lane with 92.3
per cent of its 2623 members.
The value of al 4-H club projects
carried to completion in Oregon this
year was $305,104.91, while the value
above cost was $105,317.89. The dairy
cattle project showed the highest
value, $101,420.99, and a value above
cost of $24,594.81. Many projects,
such as health, of course, show no
A few of the 40 different club pro
jects carried in the state this year
were "on trial," and only a few
clubs were organized in them to de
termine if they were suitable and
filled a real need in the club pro
gram. The complete list of projects
conducted during the year included
corn, wheat, forage, potatoes, garden,
home beautification, forestry, house
hold engineering, poultry, pigeon,
pheasant, bee, dairy cattle, beef cat
tle, sheep, swine, colt, goat, rabbit,
dairy record, farm accounting, mar
keting, cookery, canning, clothing,
homemaking, room improvement,
woodworking, rose and flower, art,
health, building construction, cam
era, leathercraft, basketry, rock and
mineral, weed, social progress, gas
engine, and rural electrification.
lend zest to our
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PRE THAU $50,000 WORTH OF USED EQUIPMENT SOLD SINCE JAN. 1
On January 1 our used machinery inventory was more than $100,000.
More than half of this equipment has been sold. But despite this brisk t
.'demand we still have
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Combines, Drills, Disc Plows, etc
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