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Thursday, April 13, 1939
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Heppner relatives have received
announcement of the birth Tuesday
of a son to Mr. and Mrs. Merle
Becket at La Grande. Mr. and Mrs.
Becket are located at Wallowa where
Mr. Becket is manager of the Wal
lowa branch, First National Bank
of Portland. The new arrival is the
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. J. G.
Thomson and Mrs. Daisy Shively
of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul M. Gemmell.
Jimmy and Jean, visited with rela
tives and friends here over the week
end from their home at Salem. Re
turning Sunday, they were accom
panied home by Mr. Gemmell's
mother, Mrs. Emma Gemmell, who
expected to visit with them for sev
Mr. and Mrs. William Schwarz
and baby son were visitors Sunday
at the parental home of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Schwarz, coming over
from their home at Seneca. It was
the first time the grandparents had
seen the six-months-old grandson
and they were greatly pleased at the
Miss Gladys Benge motored up
from Medford Saturday, bringing
her mother, Mrs. Rosa Eskelson, who
is taking rooms at the Chaffee apart
ments after spending the winter in
Medford. Miss Benge returned to
Medford Sunday to resume her work
as teacher in the schools there.
Mrs. Stanley Robinson and Mrs.
Marie Clary were in the city from
Hardman yesterday bringing Fran
ces Inskeep, Mildred Clary, Rita
Robinson and Vern McDaniel to the
play day held at the high school.
They reported a light fall of snow
at Hardman Tuesday night.
Wheat in his section made a won
derful growth in March, said Chas.
Marquardt, in the city Tuesday from
the north-Lexington district. He be
lieves the deep moisture helped
much in this growth, and thought
future prospects good if showers
come in season.
Chas. B. Cox, postmaster, returned
Saturday from Portland where he
was with Mrs. Cox who underwent
a major operation at Emanuel hos
pital. He reported Mrs. Cox making
progress toward recovery, but that
she would not be able to come home
for some time.
Leonard Gilman spent the week
end at home from Pacific university,
Forest Grove, where he has been
especially prominent in athletics.
Besides starring on the football team,
he is a member of the Pacific box
ing team and is also chucking for the
A. A. McCabe and son from the
lone section were business visitors
in the city yesterday. Mr. McCabe
said he was in hopes that the rain
and snow prevailing here yesterday
afternoon was extending into the
lower country as crops were getting
Announcement has been received
by friends here of the birth of a
son, Edward, to Mr. and Mrs. E. F.
Bloom at Aberdeen, Wash., April 6.
The Blooms resided here a few years
ago when Mr. Bloom was superin
tendent of local schools.
Don Cowdry visited over the week
end with relatives and friends here,
coming up from Bonneville where
he is now employed at Uncle Sam's
big dam. He recently received his
discharge from the marine corps.
Mrs. Lulu Jones, severely injured
recently in an automobile accident,
was sufficiently recovered to be
able to leave Heppner hospital Mon
day and return to her home.
Miss Maxine McCurdy spent the
week end with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Harlan McCurdy, coming from
Forest Grove where she is a student
at Pacific university.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Crawford and
baby son were week-end visitors
in Portland, returning home Monday.
Mrs. Clay Clark and daughter,
Mary Jean, were week end visitors
at the home of Mrs. Clark's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. James Farley,
Mr. and Mrs. Cloe of John day,
mother and step-father of Walter
Dupuy, Dickson Variety store man
ager, visited Mr. Dupuy here over
Misses Lucille McDuffee and Ma
rie Healy were week-end visitors
with relatives and friends, coming up
from Portland where both are em
ployed. Otto Robinson, former Morrow
county resident now residing at
North Powder, passed through town
Tuesday evening on his way to Lone
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-Sight Spec
ialist o Pendleton, will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
DAY, APRIL 19th.
H. C. Happold left this week for
the Kennewick, Wash., section to
start the shearing season with his
PINE CITY NEWS
Pine City to Vote on
Keeping High School
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER
The Pine City school district has
called a special elecion to be held
April 2 for the purpose of finding
out whether to keep the high school
for the coming year.
A large number from Butter creek
attended the funeral of Mrs. Carrie
Thompson at Echo last week.
Mrs. Clayton Ayers and Mrs. E.
B. Wattenburger spent Thursday
visiting Mrs. Marion Finch.
E. B. Wattenburger and Jim La
Marr made a business trip to Con
don and Fossil Saturday.
Mrs. Mary Richey spent the week
end with her daughter and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ayers.
Butter creek road is getting its
second layer of dirt and soon will
have its first coat of gravel and oil.
, Mrs. Russell Moore, Mrs. Clayton
Ayers and children and Bert Barnes
spent Thursday evening at the E.
B. Wattenburger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith spent
the week end with Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Lilly Rauch assisted with
the work at the Vey ranch Satur
day and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Reid Buseick and
family of Long Creek and Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Wattenburger and son of
Pasco, Mrs. Ollie Neill and daugh
ters, Neva and Lenna, and Mrs.
O Ten Years Ago
(Gazette Times, April 18, 1929)
Mrs. Katherine M. Farnsworth,
one of county's early pioneers, passes.
County school declamatory con
test staged with large interest, many
William Henry Farley, 13, Board
man, dies from accidental fall from
R. D. Wise, C. E. Wise and T. E.
Leveren of Toppenish, Wn., to open
Condon upsets Heppner, 11-6, in
Wheatland league fray as locals blow
up in sixth.
Gladys Benge, teaching at Lex
ington, awarded Mills college fel
lowship. Harvey "Pap Hayseed" McAlister,
'97, and Dallas "Dal" Ward, '27, O.
S. C. alumni from Lexington, men
tioned for berths on mythical all
time college football eleven.
C. L. Sweek elected president sixth
district bar association.
Etta Devin, Rita Neel and Alma
Brown named Rebekah state con
vention delegates from here.
Phelps Funeral Home
Trained Lady Assistant
Dale Akers and daughter of Hepp
ner spent Sunday at the A. E. Wat
Mr. and Mrs. John Healy and
family spent Sunday in Heppner
visiting their daughter Marie who
spent the Easter vacation there.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wattenburger
and family spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Van Orsdall in Pen
dleton. Heppner callers Monday were Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Neill, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Helms and Mr. and Mrs. E.
Robert McGreer made a business
trip to Antelope over the week end.
Guy Moore of Heppner spent the
week end with his mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Barton Clark spent
Saturday and Sunday at the Wright
home on Rhea creek.
Mr. and Mrs. George Currin and
son of Lena spent Thursday eve
ning visiting Mr. and Mrs. John
A. E. Wattenburger reported to
the federal jury in Pendleton Mon
SMOKER DATE CHANGED
The Heppner Firemen's smoker
announced last week for the 22nd
has been set ahead to the 29th to
accommodate some of the fighters
expected to appear.
LOSE CHICKENS BY FIRE
A fire at the Ray Oviatt place a
Boardman this week consmed a
large nmber of newly hatched chix.
sister of Mrs. Oviatt, had a consid-
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saftty point. Drlvo your ear
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tough comprtiilon-proof cord
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pret. Bargain of the week for
buyers of the btit!
"MARATHON" MEANS "MORE TIRE"
Save at ttt Sign of tht (roody.ar Diamond
Mrs. Henry Happold of this city,
erable invesment in the birds, which
t "M SQUIRMS INTO THE SKY
nearly AND THEN COMES BACKI
Worth 10c but given with 2 packages of Morton's
Salt while limited supply lasts. At all grocers!
After blowing up the "Soaring Serpent" to its full length of
nearly 5 feet, your youngster releases it and it goes hissing and
squirming into the sky. When the air is exhausted, it comes back
to be blown up and released again. Worth 10c but given FREE
with 2 packages of Morton's Salt solely to induce you to use
this famous non-caking brand with a spout that won't tear outl
The STAR REPORTER
Friday-Saturday, April 14-15
with GEORGE O'BRIEN
One of the best stories O'Brien has had in several seasons with
Chill Wills and Carlyle Moore giving him superlative support in
their parts plus
with Gladys Swarthout, Lloyd Nolan, William Henry, William Fraw-
Iey, Ernest Trucx, Rufe Davis
All that could be desired in the way of melodramatic entertainment
a fast action play with plenty of surprises.
Sunday-Monday, April 16-17
with Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly, Randolph Scott,
Henry Hull, Slim Summcrvillc, Brian Donlevy
The life story of America's most colorful bandit in a stirring
super-western, gorgeously filmed in Technicolor '. . , one of the
finest pictures released thus far in 1939.
Color Cartoon Movietone News
Tuesday, April 18
KING OF THE UNDERWORLD
Kay Francis, Humphrey Bogart, James Stephenson, John Eldredge
MUSIC WITH A SMILE MECIIANIX
Shows at 7:30 and 9:00
Wednesday-Thursday, April 19-20
PAL NIGHTS PAL NIGHTS
2 adults 35c, 2 children 10c
with Dick Powell, Anita Louise, Allan Jenkins, Ronald Reagan,
Walter Catlett, Harold Huber, Larry Williams
Good fun for Mr. and Mrs. Average Man and their offspring.
Based on the story "The Hottentot," Powell plays the part of the
humble clerk who gets himself mixed up in a steeplechase.
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