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Thursday, April 27. 1939
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Friends Help Fete
25th Wedded Year
By MARGARET SCOTT
A group of friends and relatives
gathered at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Van Winkle Saturday eve
ning to celebrate the Van Winkles'
twenty-fifth wedding anniversary.
Games were played during the eve
ning and a davenola and chair set
was presented, after which refresh
ments of ice cream and cake were
served. Those present besides the
honorees were Mr. and Mrs. Laurel
Ruhl and son, Mr. and Mrs. Art
Keene, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ruhl and
son, Westley Feenor, Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Gray and family, Roy Camp
bell and sons, Mr. and Mrs. George
Peck, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Munkers
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Ma
jeske and family, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Allyn, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Van
Winkle and Mrs. Cora Van Winkle
and daughter of Arlington, Doris
Klinger, Cecelia Nordstrom of Hepp
ner, Alfred, Bill, Jack, Laurene and
June Van Winkle.
Mrs. Roy Neill of Pine City was
a visitor at the Ralph Scott home
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Bauman,
Mrs. Grace Turner and Mrs. A. M.
Edwards attended the installation of
officers of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars in Pendleton Monday evening.
Misses Erma and Doris Scott and
Edith Edwards spent the week end
in Salem at the state Christian En
deavor convention. They motored
down with Mrs. Ethel Knighten of
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Eskelson of
Lone Rock were visiting in town
Ralph Phillips was confined to
his home by illness several days last
Louise Hunt accompanied Virgin
ia Dix to Walla Walla Friday.
The John McMillan family spent
Saturday in Pendleton.
Roy Johnson spent the week end
with his family from his work at
Deane Trimble is spending the
week with her parents from her
home in Multnomah.
Mrs. John Padberg was honored
with a birthday dinner Saturday
evening at the Archie Padberg home.
Those present besides the honoree
were John Padberg, Mr. and Mrs.
Oris Padberg and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Archie Padberg and fam
Etta Millett returned home Sun
day after a two weeks visit at the
home of her sister, Emma Peck. She
was accompanied to Portland by
Harriet Pointer who spent a few
days visiting with her mother.
Mrs. Russell Wright returned home
Sunday after spending the past
several weeks at the home of her
parents in Spokane.
Mrs. Ralph Jackson and daughter
Marcella spent last Wednesday in
There will be a congregational
sing Sunday evening at 8 o'clock in
the Congregational church. The
singing will be led by Miss Diane
Trimble with Miss Helen Scharf of
lone at the piano.
Mr, and Mrs. Roy Campbell and
children were dinner guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Van
Work is being completed on the
new grocery store to be owned and
operated by Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Hunt and they expect to be open
for business in the near future.
By Jerrine Edwards
The Lexington Softball team de
feated the lone team at lone last Fri
day Jy a score of 9 to 4. This leaves
a four-way tie-up for the softball
championship of the county. The
next game will be on the lone field
The senior class enjoyed an out'
ing to Bingham springs last Wed
nesday when they took their sneak
Elmer Pieper has returned to
school after an absence due to
Wm. Campbell, Ira Dueltgen and
Ladd Sherman attended the school
masters' meeting in Irrigon Monday
WILLOWS GRANGE NEWS
The Home Economics club of Wil
lows grange met last Friday at the
home of Mrs. Clara Newlin with
Mrs. J. P. CMeara as co-hostess.
Eight members and the following
guests were present: Mesdames Dav
idson, Bryson, Huston Bryson, C. W.
Swanson, Harry Peterson, Stella
Heliker. A pot luck dinner was
served at noon after which the reg
ular business meeting was held. The
quilt committee reported nearly all
chances sold on the afghan and asked
that all remaining numbers be turn
ed in by the next meeting so that
the afghan can be disposed of. Plans
were discussed for making a quilt
to be raffled off later in the year.
Several guessing games directed
by Anna Ball provided a great deal
of amusement. Helen Lindsay drew
from the birthday box and a gift
was presented to Anna Ball from
the club. The next meeting will be
held Saturday, May 20, at the home
of Mrs. Hila Timm at Pendleton.
At the conclusion of the after
noon the hostesses served delicious
1000 OSC Mothers
Expected on Campus
Oregon State College Approxi
mately 1000 mothers or about one
out of every four with children at
OSC, are expected on the Oregon
State campus for the sixteenth an
nual Women's Weekend on May 12,
13 and 14, Ellen Miller of Portland
is general chairman.
The main event of the weekend is
the honor assembly Saturday morn
ing when pledges to women's honor
societies will be presented and Dr.
Eugenie Leonard, head of vocational
guidance in the Portland public
schools, will address the assembly.
The all-campus sing Friday night
will include a new feature, a song
presentation by each women's liv
ing group, as well as group singing
led by Dan Poling, assistant dean
of men. Other events listed for the
mothers' entertainment are a mod
ern dance recital, a student play,
"Tovaritch," and a mother-laughter
banquet Saturday night in the Me
OSC FLIERS JOIN NATIONAL
Oregon State College The Oregon
State Flying club has affiliated with
the National Intercollegiate Flying
club following arrangements made
through Bod Dodson, Portland, Ore
gon governor of the National Aero
nautical association, parent organi
zation of the NIFC. The flying club
here consists of students who ob
tain flying instruction at group rates
from a private training field and
otherwise promote interest in fly
ing in cooperation with the depart
ment of aeronautical engineering
at the college.
JACKSON GILLIAM INITIATED
Walla Walla, April 25 Jackson
Gilliam, graduate of Heppner high
school, was last week initiated into
the Whitman college chapter of Tau
Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Gilliam,
freshman, graduated from high
school last spring. He is the son of
E. E. Gilliam, 104 W. Baltimore.
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Saturday, April 29, is the deadline
for payment of premiums on spring
wheat insurance under the federal
crop insurance plan, announces N.
C. Donaldson of Corvallis, executive
officer for the AAA farm program
A total of 839 Oregon farmers
have applied for insurance on their
wheat crops, says Clyde Kiddle, state
crop insurance supervisor. Approx
imately 600 of them have paid their
premiums, either in cash or in
Largest crop insurance policies in
the state were those taken out last
fall in Umatilla county by the farm
ing lenterprises supervised by Mac
Hoke of Pendleton, said Kiddle.
Three carloads of wheat were re
quired to pay the premium on the
7766 acres insured. This is regarded
as the largest crop insurance ven
ture in the United States.
Second largest wheat insurance
policy in Oregon was taken out re
cently by the Rietmann Bros, of
lone, in Morrow county, Kiddle
stated. A total of 1607 acres was in
sured for 75 per cent of possible
loss, at the rate of 1.6 bushels pre
mium payment per acre.
The premium on the Rietmann
Bros, policy cost them $1321, or the
equivalent of 2571 bushels of No. 2
soft white wheat. In event of total
loss of their crop they would re
ceive 13,378 bushels of wheat or its
The recently announced change in
wheat acreage compliance rules to
permit full payment where less than
80 per cent of the allotment is seed
ed will not allow growers to collect
payments if they carry out no farm
ing operations this year, warns N.
C. Donaldson, AAA executive offi
cer in Oregon.
A farm is not considered as being
operated unless at least half of the
crop land is being worked either in
producing crops or maintaining sum
merfallow. The new ruling will permit the
earning of more payments by those
who for any reason have been un
able to seed 80 per cent of their al
lotment. The change came too late
to affect many seeding practices in
Twenty-five small automobiles, of
the foot-pedal variety, were used
in the "safety town" conducted in
the Mansfield, Ohio, public parks
last summer, when the principles of
traffic safety were taught to young
sters of that city. A model intersec
tion with miniature traffic lights,
was used in showing the young auto
ists and pedestrans how to coniduct
themselves in traffic.
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