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About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 19, 1939)
To Pay $10,000
More for Taxes
ment for 1939
Lists Slight Increase
Total amount of taxes to be col
lected in Morrow ocunty in 1939
exceeds by $10,000 the amount set up
for collection at the beginning of
1938, according to the completed
statement of taxes just issued by
Assessor Thomas J. Wells. This
year's total is $281,489.99 as against
Represented in the increase is but
.2 mill more in the general state and
county levy, set at 16.1 mills this
year as against 15.9 mills last year.
This levy, which all property in the
county must pay, includes general
county 3.5 mills, state (elementary
school) 1.6296, general school 1.2704,
general roads 4.4, market roads 1.,
bond sinking fund 3.1, school inter
est fund 1.2.
Total county valuation shows a
slight increase from $9,015,426, last
years figure, to $9,044,762 for this
The assessor's statement this year
has been modified from previous
years to give the total levy by school
districts, and segregating the amount
to be paid inside and outside of
towns in any . school district. For
instance this year's total levy for
school district No. 1 outside of
Heppner is 40.2 mills, while the total
levy on property within the city of
Heppner is 55.1 mills. The complete
statement for all districts in the
county will be given next week.
Total amounts to be collected by
tax levying subdivisions are:
State, county, general
school $ 57,886.48
General roads 39,796.95
Market roads 9,044.76
Bond sinking fund 28,038.76
Bond interest fund 10,853.71
Non-high school district .. 16,531.50
Union high school district 1,354.77
Union high bonds, interest 2,239.44
Special schools 77,204.69
Snecial school, bonds and
West Extension Irrigation
Forest fire patrol 1,362.72
Degree of Honor
Installs New Officers
Degree of Honor installed newly
elected officers at I. O. O. F. hall
last Friday evening. With Edna Cox
en as installing officer, Ellen Moore,
grand past president, Ruby Beket;
installing staff, Susie Runnion, Ma
bel Chaffee, Reba, Crabill, Neva Neill
assisting, the following were induct
ed into office:
Gladys Conner, past president;
Mary McMurtry, president; Julia
Hill, vice-president; Faye Munkers,
second vice; Clara Beamer, secre
tary; Gladys Jones, treasurer; Ellen
Moore, usher; Zella Dufault, assist
ant usher; Ida Daniels, inside watch;
Nina Burkenbine, outside watch;
Eva Baldwin, musician; Edna Coxen,
right assistant; Alice Gentry, left as
sistant; Ida Macomber, juvenile di
rector; Margaret Sherer, Reba Gra
bill, Marie Johnson, Mabel Chaffee,
staff for the year. A past president's
pin was presented Mrs. Conner, and
Edna Coxen was given a token of
appreciation for her work with the
juveniles the last year.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to extend our sincere
thanks to our friends and neighbors
for their expressions of kindness and
jtvmnatriv in our recent bereave
ment, and for the beautiful floral
Mr. and Mrs. Vester Lane,
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Johnston
Ralph and Ray Phillips,
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Phillips and
Mrs. Golda Leathers.
A . I I
CHURCH OF CHRIST
ALVIN KLEINFELDT, Pastor
Bible School 9:45 a. m.
Mornine Service 11 :00 a. m.
C. E. Society 6:30 p. m.
Evening Services 7 :su p. m.
Choir Practice, Wednesday 730 p. m.
Midweek Service, Thursday . 7 :30 p. m.
Special Consecration service on
Sunday morning beginning at 10:30.
Brother Trimble will speak on
"Light" and will illustrate it with
candles. Everyone is urged to at
tend this impressive service.
Brother Trimble will also preach
in the evening.
REV. R. C. YOUNG, Pastor
Sunday: Bible School 9:45 A. M.
Worship Service 11:00 A. M.
Epworth League 7 :00 P. M.
Evening Worship 7 :00 P. M.
Tuesday : Boys' Club 7 :00 P. M.
2nd Tuesday, Misisonary Meet
ing . 2:30 P. M.
Wednesday: Choir Practice 7:30 P. M.
1st Wednesday, Ladies Aid Business
and Social Meeting 2:30 P. M.
All other Wednesdays: Sewing Group
Thursday: Prayer Meeting 7:30 P. M.
THE ASSEMBLY OF GOD
Rev. E. D. Greeley, Pastor
9:45 a. m., Bible School.
11 a. m and 7:30 p. m., Preaching.
Tuesday, 7:30, Cottage Prayer
Thursday, 7:30 . Teaching Service.
Grange News Given
By MARY LUNDELL
With this issue, we continue the
report of the Morrow County Pomo
na meeting held in Irrigon, Satur
day, January 7.
Pomona Master Minnie McFar-
land spoke on Bonneville power dur
ing the lecturer s program. Mrs. Mc
Farland recently attended a meeting
of the Bonneville Federation of Ore
gon, also visited the Vancouver
nower set-up, so was prepared with
a fine report, one which is of in
terest to all users of electricity and
to those who hope to be users in
The Oregon State grange, through
its executive committee, is sponsor
ing a resolution to the effect that
each subordinate grange in the state
is to pass a resolution favoring the
adoption of a revenue certificate bill
which will provide for financing
power districts with revenue certii-
icates which are not a lien against
the Droriertv. and which are an ob
ligation only against the revenues of
the power systems.
' Mrs. McFarland, Umatilla, has
spent a great deal of time in study
ing the Bonneville power question
and otherwise educating herself on
timely questions, and will gladly
answer questions of interested per
sons. Each grange in Morrow county is
urged to appoint a power commit
tee, this committee to be informed
and make regular reports to its
cranee. On the power committee for
Morrow County Pomona are named
Burton Peck, O. L. Lundell and
Orrin Wright, and will be assisted
by the Pomona master, Mrs. Mc
Next week, we plan to submit to
county readers, the resolution on
cower revenue certificates adopted
by Morrow County Pomona grange.
PAST NOBLES MEET
Past Noble Grand club met yes
terday at the home of Mrs. Bertha
Johnson. Those present included
Mrs. Loyal Parker, Mrs. Sylva Dev-
in, Mrs. Lester Doolittle, Mrs. A. J.
Chaffee. Mrs. Letha Smith. Mrs. Et
ta Howell, Mrs. Flora Dimick, Mrs.
Florence Hughes, Mrs. Verna Hayes,
Mrs. Sadie Sigsbee and Mrs. Emma
Jones, besides the hostess.
Pedestrian deaths formed about
70 per cent of all urban traffic fa
talities in Oregon last year, but less
than a quarter of rural fatalities,
according to figures from the office
of the secretary of state. Collisions
between two cars represented by
far the greatest number of accidents
reported from within the limits of
Oregon cities, yet they caused only
11 out of more than 100 urban fotal
Mid-Season Sale Coats, Suits,
Hats and Dresses at greatly reduced
prices. Curran'a Ready-to-Wear.
Gazette Times, Heppner,
c;rrnnfj Rrpnrt on
Lists 1937 Data
Oregon farmers marketed from
1937 production approximately eight
million dollars worth of specialty
crops and products not listed in the
regular bureau of agricultural econ
omics estimates of principal crops,
according to a report on "Produc
tion and Income Statistics for Cer
tain Specialty Farm Products" just
published by the Oregon State col
lege extension service.
This is the second of two reports
of this nature published within the
past few months using data gathered
under the terms of a special legisla
tive appropriation for this purpose.
The two reports now published, one
covering 1936 and the other one 1937,
constitute the only comprehensive
county by county listing! of produc
tion figures for such important Ore
gon products as vetch and field pea
seed, various grass seeds, ladino
clover - seed, flax seed, fiber flax,
filberts, peppermint, turkeys and
some other crop and animal prod
ucts. State and county data are giv
en for some 50 sources of agricul
The bureau of agricultural econ
omics tentatively estimated Ore
gon's cash farm income for 1937 at
$123,392,000, exclusive of $2,502,000
of government payments. To this
total is now added $7,994,000 in in
come from specialty crops and prod
ucts as a result of this comprehen
sive survey made in all 36 counties
of the state. Information for the
estimates contained in the report
was obtained through personal con
tact with hundreds of informed per
sons such as growers, shippers, deal
ers, manufacturers, federal statis
ticians, county agents and other ag
In all the listings of crops, the data
include area harvested, farm pro
duction m pounds, average farm
price, cash farm income all by
counties and districts. It also shows
in some instances the number of
growers engaged in particular type
The report is issued as Extension
Circular No. 319, written by M. D.
Thomas, L. R. Breithaupt and C. J.
OSC Student to Spend
Year in Univ. of Chile
Oregon State College Bound for
the University of Chile, where he
will spend a year on an exchange
scholarship. Mason DeNeffe of Port
land, senior in secretarial science
here, will leave Seattle the last week
in January on a combined freight
and passenger boat
give zest to our
Fall and Winter
A good meal
ED CIIINN, Prop.
The trip to Santiago will require
nearly two months, during which
time stops will be made at principal
ports in all Central and South
The student exchange was ar
ranged and financed at this end by
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