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About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (May 26, 1938)
Thursday, May 26, 1938
Laurel Ruhl Has
By Bertha Hunt
Laurel Ruhl is seriously ill at his
home with dust pneumonia.
Mrs. Dolly Williams and two chil
dren of Mount Vernon are visiting
with relatives in this community.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt and two
children, Claire and Louise, motored
to Portland Tuesday to spend the
Mr. and Mrs. George White of
Hermiston and former residents of
this community were in Lexington
on election day.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. McMillan and
family moved to their country home
Tuesday to spend the summer.
Mrs. Lonnie Henderson and baby
son, Lally Ray, returned home from
Mr. and Mrs. Ladd Sherman and
Mary Alice Reed enjoyed a short
outing at Wallowa lake this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Warner mo
tored to Pendleton on business Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. Vester Lane and
Bert Thornburg wen to Connell
Sunday Mrs. Lane remained for a
visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. D. Campbell and
daughter motored to Baker to spend
Mrs. Anna Q. Thomson of Hepp
ner was in Lexington on business
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hayes and
Mrs. Glenn Hayes spent two days
this week in The Dalles where they
went to see Mrs. Hayes' sister, Mrs.
Elsie Stevenson, who is ill in the
Mrs. Wm. Barnhouse of Antone
with her daughter Louise is visiting
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. G.
Helen Valentine who is a teacher
in the high school at The Dalles
spent the week end here with her
parents, Mr and Mrs. Chas. Valen
tine. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Loney and
daughter Delpha of Walla Walla
visited at the Barnett home Sunday.
Their son, Jack Loney, has just re
cently returned home from aviation
school at San Diego and has accept
ed a position at his home town air
port. He has made a fine record in
his flying. Mrs. Loney is a niece of
Mrs. Sylvia Beymer and daugh
ters of Heppner visited with Sarah
Delvin Cox of Longview is at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
O. J. Cox.
The ladies pf the Three Links
club were well pleased with finan
cial results of their lunch sale on
election day. Esther Thompson drew
the cut work luncheon set.
Mrs. Maude Pointer, Mrs. John
Miller and Mrs. George Peck enter
tained with a picnic dinner at the
Peck home on Wednesday evening.
The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
D. Campbell and Patsy Ann, Mr. and
Mrs. Ladd Sherman, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Turner, Miss Mary Alice
Reed, Mrs Edna Turner, Nonie Mc
Laughlin, Jack Van Winkle, Stan
ley Way. Clayton Davis and Ell
Willows grange will meet with
Lexington grange next Saturday
evening, beginning at 8 o'clock.
About 25 candidates will be initiated
into the first and second degrees,
Patrons of Husbandry. Material has
been obtained for painting the roof
and exterior of the grange hall. A
good crowd enjoyed the dance at
the hall last Saturday evening.
In Hardman Section
By OPAL HASTINGS
It was so wet in the mountains
due to a couple of days of rain that
logging was temporarily stopped, but
the dry weather has been aiding
them in getting the logs out. The
mill started work again Monday.
Mrs. Muriel McCutcheon is plan
ning to leave soon as school is out.
She will stay at Wolf Creek for a
few weeks and then she is going to
Ontario. She plans to attend summer
school for six weeks at Eugene.
Those receiving prizes in Miss Iris
Morton's room ' were as follows:
Scholarship, Mildred Clary; current
events, 1st Mildred, 2nd Vera Mc
Daniel; nature study, 1st Nona Ins
keep, 2nd Vera McDaniel; sewing
and crafts club, 1st Nona and 2nd
Junior Leathers was the only one
with perfect attendance for the year
in Mrs. McCutcheon's room.
Mildred Clary is. the only one in
Miss Morton's room with perfect at
tendance. Miss Iris Morton will leave the
end of the month for Portland where
she will visit.
They are improving the pond for
the logs at Reed's mill by enlarging
it so more logs can be floated at a
Forest Adams, Harry Owens,
Claude Rayburn, Buster Bleakman
and Earl Saling drove to Pendleton
Thursday afternoon. They stayed
to attend the ball at Rockaway and
then came home Friday morning.
A birthday shower was held for
Mrs. J. B. Adams Wednesday, May
18, at her home. Delicious refresh
ments consisting of jello, sandwiches,
cake and coffee, were served. She
received a large number of attract
ive gifts and everybody had an es
pecially good time. The next party
will be for Mrs. James Hams Tues
day, June 14.
iMrs. Owen Leathers has been ill
with rheumatism but is able to be
School was out for the grade school
pupils Tuesday, May 24. They are
all looking forward to summer vaca
tion but will look forward just as
eagerly for school to start again on
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fraters
moved to the Harry French ranch
Mrs. Owen Leathers, Mrs. Richard
Robison and Mrs. Maud Robison
were visitors in Heppner last Wed
nesday. Miss Frances Inskeep went with
Oscel Inskeep Monday to the Jones
ranch for a visit. She came home
Mrs. Charles McDaniel and Mrs.
Dick Steers left Sunday of last week
for Pendleton as delegates to the
grand lodge of Rebekahs. They spent
the night in Echo with Mrs. Steers'
sister, Mrs. George Samuels, and
then went on to Pendleton Monday
morning. They returned to Hard
man the last of the week after a
very pleasant time.
Those of Mrs. McCutcheon's pu
pils winning prizes were Cecil Mc
Daniel, Doris Robison and Clinton
Batty, sportsmanship prize; Carol
and Joyce Buschke, most helpful
around school room; Yvonne Hast
ings and Norvin Adams, the spring
time prize, and Evelyn McFerrin,
the pencil contest.
The election was held at the high
school Friday, May 20, from 8 a. m.
to 8 p. m. Mrs. Carl Leathers came
back for a visit and to sit on the
board Mrs. Effie Stevens came back
from Hamilton to take her place.
Besides these, Buck Adams, Neal
Knighten and Floyd Adams were on
the election board.
Mrs. Heiny was at Mrs. G. I.
Clary's for a visit last week She
came Tuesday and left Wednesday,
going back to Heppner for a week's
visit, but plans to be in Fairview for
We all thought that Old Man Win
ter was here again for a few days
but we've decided we were wrong.
We've been having delightful weath
er and all hope it's here to stay, for
a while anyway.
Forest Adams, Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
Adams and son Vonnie and A. D.
Inskeep were business visitors in
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Leathers and
Jean, who have been living at Siletz
and other coast places during the
past year, pleasantly surprised their
Hardman friends Wednesday by
their return for a visit. On Sunday
morning they went to Monument to
visit relatives and on Tuesday stop
ped here on their way back to the
Jim Smith and sister Helen of
Monument were visiting Thursday of
last week at the O. H. Leathers
Mrs. Neal Knighten and children,
Mrs. Muriel McCutcheon and Miss
Iris Morton shopped in Heppner on
Saturday and attended the matinee
performance of "Snow White." Mrs.
Knighten also visited her mother
who is ill in the hospital.
Mrs. Owen Leathers and son Ju
nior are planning on spending the
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next two weeks at Lonerock visiting
at the Carl McDaniel home.
Carl McDaniel of Lonerock spent
Saturday night at the home of his
sister, Mrs. Owen Leathers. The W.
P. A. trapper, C. H. McDaniel, and
Mr. McDaniel of the Biological sur
vey spent Sunday hunting in the
Burton valley district They were
out early and with the aid of their
three hounds by 8 a. m. they had
four nice coyote pups. They felt sure
theyhad also killed the mother as
she left with four shots that had hit
her. During the month of April Mr.
McDaniel got 42 of these pests. He
is now making sets in his mountain
Guy Chapin took a cow to the
Tupper ranger station for Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Bleakman. On his way
back he is going to stop at the Harry
French ranch for a few days.
Miss Alta Stevens spent Sunday
night and all day Monday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Inskeep.
Miss Frances Inskeep, Miss Alta
Stevens and Jim Stevens were vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. Kinnard McDan
ial and Ramona in the mountains
Mrs. , Earl Redding and her small
daughter of Hood River came the
first of the week for a visit with
Mrs, Redding's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Bernard Bleakman. It's the daugh
ter's first visit to Hardman and ev
eryone is happy to meet her for she
is an attractive lass.
The grade school pupils are giv
ing a party for the sixth grade, the
only ones having birthdays during
the summer. They will play games
and serve refreshments of cookies
and fruit aide.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Buschke and
children and Mrs. Carey Hastings
and daughter Yvonne went to the
show Sunday afternoon in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Musgrave ar
rived yesterday afternoon from Fox
Valley to visit Mrs. Musgrave's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stevens.
Sabin Hastings was home from the
sheep camp Monday night He will
start for the river probably this
Jim and Kenneth Press, nephews
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FERGUSON MOTOR COMPANY
of Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Sr., are here
for a visit from Chicago. They said
there was some difference between
the east and west. This is the first
time Mrs. McDaniel has seen any of
that generation since she has been
west, so she was particularly glad
to see them. We all hope they will
enjoy their visit here.
Claude Hastings has gone to work
for E. J. Merrill for the summer. Mr.
Merrill has improved a lot but is
still not in perfect condition.
Mrs. J. W. Stevens and family are
moving to Hamilton They planned to
leave Tuesday morning for their
new home. We are all sorry to lose
our neighbors but we hope they like
it as well where they are going and
will wander back once in a while
to see us.
State College Does Not
Assay or Examine Ore
"Don't send any more mineral
samples to Oregon State college for
assaying or examination," is the plea
of J. H. Batcheller, professor of min
ing engineering at OSC.
Despite the fact that a new state
department of geology and mineral
industries has been set up for more
than a year where such information
may be obtained free, an average of
seven to eight packages of ore a
week continue to come to the col
lege which now has no facilities for
handling them. Most of these sam
ples are sent from isolated areas
A letter addressed to 704 Lewis
Building, Portland, will bring com
plete information on the type of
free assays and service which is
available from the new state de
partment of geology and mineral in
dustries. W. H. French was in from Blue
mountain ranch Monday. He report
ed the timbered region drying out
some with advent of warmer weath
er though still pretty soft in places.
He expected to leave next Monday
for a week's visit in the Willamette
To Honor Large Class
Oregon State College The largest
class ever to be graduated at Ore
gon State college will receive their
"sheepskins" here Tuesday morning,
May 31, when approximately 522
bachelor degrees will be awarded at
the sixty-ninth annual commence
ment. These in addition to about 80
masters, doctors of philosophy and
professional degrees will bring the
total to around 600. Employment
conditions for graduates are nearly
as good as last year.
Commencement weekend events
begin Friday afternoon, May 27, with
registration of almuni returning for
the occasion, and the Silver Jubilee
class dinner that night. Saturday is
Alumni day, with various class func
tions, the alumni banquet and the
president's reception. The bacca
laureate address Sunday will be giv
en by Dr. Oswald W. S. McCall, pas
tor of the First Congregational
church of Berkeley, and the com
mencement address Tuesday by Dr.
Joseph Mason Artman of Chicago.
Final examinations for other than
senior students will close June 4, and
on the following Monday, June 6,
from 1700 to 1900 4-H club members
will arrive on the campus for the
annual two-weeks club summer
school. The first regular summer
session will begin June 20 and run
to July 29, and the second session
runs from August 1 to Sept. 2.
The sentence of Gordon Keith
Underwood was changed from a year
in the state penitentiary to a term
in the state reformatory when he ad
mitted that he had wrongly given his
age as 18 and was only 17. Under
wood was sentenced first in circuit
court last week on plea of guilty
to the recent theft of the J. G. Bar
ratt automobile. The admission of
the younger age" subjected him to
jurisdiction of the juvenile court
where he was sentenced by Judge