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Thursday, April 28, 1938
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
W. H. French, in town yesterday
from Blue Mountain farm south of
Hardman, gave this paper permis
sion to print the news that summer
has arrived there as indicated by
appearance of various blooms of
the season. Still a foot and a half of
snow covers the ground about his
famed picnic spring. He suspects
however, that this spring comes
from a perpetual snow bank, as its
temperature is 34 degrees the hot
test day of the year, t
Mr. and Mrs. Glee Boyer of Port
land were visiting Heppner friends
Tuesday on the way to their home
after a visit at the homes of Mr.
Boyer's brothers, Dempsey Boyer
and Reid Buseick, who reside in
Grant county. Mr. Boyer spent his
boyhood days in Heppner and at
tended the local schools, so enjoyed
greeting old-time school friends. He
is employed with the Orpheum the
ater in the city.
Mrs. Cecil Espy, formerly Miss
Patricia Mahoney, arrived recently
for a visit at the home of her moth
er, Mrs. Harriet Mahoney, and with
other relatives and friends. She ex
pected to be joined here by Mr. Es
py and go on shortly to Bonners
Ferry, Idaho,. where Mr. Espy will
be located in his work as engineer.
R. A. Thompson, in the city yes
terday, reported that it would be
two weeks before he would start
shearing. He was in Pendleton Tues
day on business in connection with
his position on the board of Pen
dleton Production Credit associa
tion. Fred Wilmarth, veteran printer
who worked for the Heppner Ga
zette about fifty years ago, dropped
into the office just before press time
today on his way from Montana to
Portland. He enjoyed greeting old
time friends including L. L. Mat
lock and Dave McAtee.
Henry Happold's shearing crew
arrived back in the county the end
of the week from the Prosser, Wn.,
district where they had been for
two weeks and started work in the
sand district. Mr. Happold spent
Sunday with his family here.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Morton were
week-end visitors here from their
home at Newberg where Mr. Morton
is manager of the Newberg branch,
First National Bank of Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin of The
Dalles visited last Thursday evening
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. O.
Rasmus. Mrs. Martin and Mrs Ras
mus are cousins.
For Sale Chicks; 600 New Hamp
shire Reds, 7 weeks old, 300 Leghorn
cockerels, 6 weeks; also friers 18
and 25 cents a pound. Rufus Pieper,
Lexington, Ore. 6-7
Mrs. M. S. Corrigall and daugh
ter, Mrs. Wilbur Gourley, were bus
iness visitors in town Saturday from
the Skinner creek farm of Mr. and
Msr. John McLaugnlin, formerly
Miss Tina Doherty of this county, is
reported quite ill with pneumonia
at St. Anthony's hospital in Fendle
The Scott Furlong shearing crew
pulled out the first of the week for
the O'Brien ranch on Butter creek
where operations were to start.
Mrs. John Maylie left Sunday for
her home at Portland after being the
house guest of Mr. and Mrs. P. W.
Mahoney for four days.
Mrs. Je Pierre and Mrs. J. A. Gil
laspie of Joseph passed through
Heppner Tuesday on a motor trip
through central Oregon.
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spec
ialist of Pendleton, will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
DAY, MAY 4th.
Ladies Aid will have window sale
of cooked food and aprons on May
7th, at Case Furniture store.
Mrs. Bonnie Cochran who has
been indisposed for two weeks is up
and around again.
lone men attending the Morrow
Conty Hunters and Anglers club
meeting Monday evening included
Bert Mason, J. O. Kincaid, Harold
Kincaid, Carl Allyn and Carlton
Charles Bartholomew was in the
city Monday from the Butter creek
farm. He expected the Happold
shearing crew to set up at his place
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Blake and son
were visitors in the city Monday
from their home at lone.
' $9.90 dresses, $2.95, at the Frances
Public Speaking Plays,
Band Coming May 6th
Friday, May 6, at 8:00 p. m. in the
local auditorium the Heppner high
school will present a program con
sisting of two one-act comedies by
the public speaking classes and a
short program by the Heppner band,
state champions in class C. The pro
ceeds of the entertainment will go
toward buying the school system a
new radio, which will be used for
both educational and entertainment
In the first one-act play, "How to
Write a Play," the author has writ
ten an example of what a play should
not be. It features Johnny Hays as
Jack, a college football hero, who
makes ardent love to Molly, an un
educated factory girl, played by Bet
ty Jean Robinson. The part of the
First Woman is taken by Alvina
Casebeer; Second Woman, Ruth
Green; First Rough Man With Whis
kers, Homer Hughes; Second Rough
Man With Whiskers, Floyd Wiliams;
Third Rough Man With Whiskers,
The second play, "The Duke," fea
tures the amusing activities of Art
McAtee, the butler, who masquer
ades as the Duke. Martha Webster,
Evelyn Kirk, has high social aspira
tions as does Mrs. Cora Witherspoon,
played by Betty Happold; Henry
Joan Wright. The part of Estelle is
Webster by Don Fredrickson; Ivan
by Milton Morgan; Mr. William Van
derspoon by Emery Coxen.
General admission will be 15c, 25c
Shooters Expect to
Place in State Meet
Heppner Rod and Gun club fin
ished the final round of the Oregon
ian telegaphic trapshoot " Sunday
with another 74 and the expectation
of placing among the ten high teams
to participate in the state shoot-off
at Bend. Though names of the high
teams had not yet been released by
the Oregonian, the position of hav
ing won 15, lost 12 and tied one
match up to last Sunday made the
locals' position favorable.
P. W. Mahoney 25, H. E. Warner
25 and John Lane 24, composed Sun
day's team. Lane turned in the best
day's performance with 99 breaks
out of a hundred targets. The day's
individual scores are reported as
150 targets, R. J. Jackson 121.
125 targets, P. W. Mahoney 119.
100 targets, John Lane 99, A. D.
McMurdo 96, V. Kane 72, P. Auld 70,
75 targets, C. C. Carmichael 65.
50 targets, Luke Bibby 45, J. V.
Crawford 43, Ed Bennett 39, C. A.
25 targets, H. E. Warner 25, Chas.
Latourell 23, J Merritt 22, E. O. Fer
guson 20, J. J. Wightman 18.
BIRTHDAY PARTY GIVEN
Mrs. Chris Brown was hostess for
a birthday party i,n honor of Mrs.
Milton Spurlock's birthday at the
home of the honoree's mother, Mrs.
Ada Cason, last Friday afternoon.
Those present included Mrs. B. R.
Patterson, Mrs. M. L. Curran, Mrs.
B. G. Sigsbee, Mrs. E. L. Groshens,
Mrs. E. E. Rugg, Mrs. Harold An
derson and baby, Mrs. Roy John
son, Mrs. Earl Evans, Mrs. Merle
Kirk, Mrs. Ralph Marlatt, Mrs. Fay
Prock, Mrs. Vernon Prock, Mrs. John
Cason, Patricia Cason, Mrs. Paul
Aiken, the honoree and hostess.
Many beautiful and useful presents
HHS Net Team
Ties Buckaroo Squad
The Heppner high shcool tennis
team composed of Jack Vaughn,
Don Bennett, Hugh Cawford and
La Verne Van Marter, with Mr.
Blankenship, motored to Pendleton
last Saturday to cross racqets with
the experienced Pendleton 1 squad
for the first matches of the season
and returned home with a draw,
three matches to three.
4 In the singles matches each sqaud
member had to win two sets out of
three in order to score a victory.
The results of these matches are as
follows: Van Marter lost to Schillar
8-6, 3-6, 4-6; Crawford edged out
Mooney in the closest sets 5-7, 7-5,
6-4; Ganger won his sets from Ben
nett 6-1, 6-4; Hoskins triumphed
over Vaughn 6-1, 9-7.
Heppner made a brilliant come
back by making a clean sweep of the
doubles. Van Marter and Crawford
were teamed against Hoskins and
McDaniel. They won handily 3-6,
6-4, 6-3. Vaughn and Bennett cli
maxed the day's play by winning
two straight sets from the Round
up city lads 6-3, 8-6.
Dr. A. D. McMurdo's recently ac
quired limousine sustained slight
damages and the front bumper of
the Art Parker car was torn off when
the two cars collided at the inter
section of May and Main streets
with Bobby Brecn,
Ned Sparks, Irvin S. Cobb
Adventure, romance and songs in a
South Seas Paradise plus
Louis Hayward, Eric Linden
Good comedy expert direction
Also, Disney's "Pluto's Quintupets"
Friday 4 p. m. MATINEE
Stange As It Seems
10c and 25c
with Alice Faye, Tony Martin, Jim
my Durante, Fred Allen, Gregory
Ratoff, Joan Davis, Marjorie Weaver,
Louise Hovick, Bamett Parker, J.
Comedy Movietone News
No Time to Marry
with Richard Arlen, Mary Astor,
It's rowdy knee deep in madness.
Comedy Community Sing
Wed.-Thu., May 4-5
WIDE OPEN FACES
witn Joe E. Brown, Lyda Roberti,
Alison Skipworth, Jane Wyman
Crammed full of joe-viality; Joe's a
lovesick sleuth on the loose
Screen Snapshots Trotting Thor
oughbreds News of the Day
NOTICE: New Matinee Schedule as
Sunday Matinees each Sunday at 1
p. m. and 3 p. m. Effective May
1st. Everyone in by 3:30 will see
Saturday Matinee each Saturday at
1 p. m. Effective May 7th. Every
one in by 2:30 will see entire pro
gram. Mr. and Mrs. Art Hunt, Lexing
ton, are invited to present this cou
pon at the boxoffice for complimen
tary admissions. Please use before
May 6th. .
The Louis Marquardt family
moved last week into the house on
the George White farm which they
Bids are hereby called for by the
Directors of School District No. 1,
Morrow County, Oregon, for the con
struction of a Smith-Hughes Shop
Building 31 feet by 64 feet by 12
feet. Bids wanted on both cement
and hollow tile construction. Details
can be secured at the city superin
tendents' office. Bids to be opened
Saturday, April 30. The board re
serves the right to reject any or all
MURIEL F. VAUGHN,
Clerk School District No. 1,
RECEIVER'S NOTICE OF SALE
To Whom it May Concern:
Pursuant to authority of the
Comptroller of the Currency of the
United States, the undersigned J.
L. Gault, as Receiver of the First
National Bank, Heppner, Oregon,
will offer at public sale to the high
est bidder or bidders for cash, at
Heppner, Oregon, on May 10, 1938,
at 10 o'clock A. M., the remaining
assets of the said The First Nation
al Bank of Heppner, Oregon, con
sisting of real estate, bills receivable,
judgments, overdrafts, and other
choses in action and chattels less
such items as may be paid or other
wise disposed of prior to the said
date of sale herein mentioned. A
descriptive list of the remaining as
sets so offered for sale may be in
spected by prospective purchasers
at the office of the Receiver of The
First National Bank, Heppner, Ore
gon, on all business days up to and
including the date of the said sale
between the hours of 9 A. M. and
4 P. M.
According to law, said remaining
assets cannot be sold otherwise than
without recourse and without war
ranty of any kind or character, and
subject to the approval of the Comp
troller of the United States, and sub
ject to confirmation by a court of
record of competent jurisdiction.
J. L. GAULT, Receiver.
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Complete line of Spring Apparel
PRICED TO MOVE
For Mother's Day
NOW TAKING ORDERS FOR
Petunias, all colors, ruffled, also dou
ble; large size plants budded,
ready to bloom.
Geraniums, three colors.
Pansies, large size plants, ready to
Lobelia, the border plant.
Call and see samples
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