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.Thursday, June 22, 1939
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
River Party Visited
By Hardman Friends
By HARDMAN HIGH SCHOOL
Mrs. Owen Leathers and son with
Mrs. Carol 'McDaniel and Ramona
from Lonerock went over to Spray
Wednesday to meet the. boat party
which is rowing down the John Day
river. They set off near Dale ranger
station on the North Fork Monday.
Outside of blisters and torn cloth
ing, a broken oar and a good crop
of whiskers, they didn't show that
they had traveled a lot of miles in
rough water. As they didn't have
much to say about their trip so far,
no doubt by' the time they reach
the Columbia about Sunday, with no
bad luck, they will have, plenty to
tell. In the party were Harold Dob
yns, assistant biologist of the Bio
logical Survey; Carl McDaniel, gov
ernment trapper, and Clark Atkins,
a neighbor of Mr. Dobyns in Pen
dleton. The trip is being made in
two boats, one 16-ft and one 9-ft.
Besides Mrs. McDaniel and Mrs.
Dobyns and Ted Henderson of Con
don, a party of friends expect to
meet the party at the end of their
journey on the Columbia.
Mrs. Raymond McDonald and
children went to stay in the moun
tains with her husband the rest of
Mrs. Carl Leathers, Ethel Mc
Daniel, Vern and Cecile motored to
Cove Monday to bring Jean Leathers
and Vera McDaniel back. They at
tended the summer session of school
there. They report a very wonder
ful time and met a lot of nice young
people. In spite of the fact that Vera
was kicked by a horse and was
quite lame and bruised for a few
days, they had a fine time.
The grade school district held its
annual meeting June 19. The budget
was voted. Ralph I. Thompson re
ceived the majority of votes cast
for non-high school director. Lewis
Batty was reelected for 3 years as
director and Ethel Knighten re
ceived the majority of votes for
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lovgren and
family with Mr. and Mrs. Owen
Leathers went over to Long Creek
Sunday. They visited with friends
and relatives at Monument also. It
was raining in the Long Creek
country and the roads were quite
slippery in places.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Reid, Mar
vin Hughes, Bryce Keene and Pat
Bleakman picnicked on Middle Fork
The recently organized 4-H clubs
met in the Miller building .Wednes
day of last week and had a very
enjoyable and profitable time. Since
Mrs. Marvin Brannon was in Port
land, having gone down to attend
the Rose Festival, Mrs. Neal Knight
en was the only leader. In the fu
ture the clubs will meet on every
Wednesday. Mildred Clary resigned
as secretary as she will have to
miss a number of meetings, and An
nie Mclntyre was elected in her
place. New members are Molly and
Annie Mclntyre, Norvin Adams and
Clinton Batty.' Visitors were Mrs.
Carl Leathers, Mrs. Charlie Mc
Daniel, Mrs. Carey Hastings and
daughters, Mrs. James Brannon and
children, Betty and Bobby Cunning
ham. Friends and relatives of Guy
Moore of Pine City were pleased to
learn that he had been elected boys'
president for the 4-H clubs while
they were in session at the Corval
lis summer session. Guy has been
prominent in club work for years.
On Wednesday Mrs. G. I. Clary
and Irl and Mildred left for Port
land were they visited for a few
days, and then went on to San Fran
cisco for a longer stay. Mrs. Clary
has a sister in each place.
Betty Cunningham is continuing
her visit at the James Brannon
home, and last week Bobby came
Pad Howell , left town Tuesday,
going to Waterman Flat to herd
sheep for the summer.
Golda Leathers has been visiting
a few days at the Lewis Knighten
home. She, with Mrs. Knighten,
Juanita and Adeline Byers went to
La Grande the first of the week.
They expect to return Friday.
Mrs. Ted Burnside and children
are spending a few days in town
B. H. Bleakman, Earl Redding,
Fan Miller, Irl Clary, Eddie McDan
iel and Red Bleakman returned this
week from Grant county. Only Red
and Eddie went back. Earl Reading
started work for Wm. Greener.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Durn of Walla
Walla visited Granda Allen Monday.
They are very old friends.
Vern McDaniel visited this week
at the home of Mrs. Harry Owens.
Mary Greener and mother, Mrs.
A. Hector of Ritter returned home
Thursday from the forld's fair in
California. They report a fine trip
of five weeks.
Mrs. Albert Schunk and daughter
of Heppner are visiting at Reed's
mill with Mr. and Mrs. Dewey
The Birthday club met at Mrs.
Harry Owens' home in the moun
tains Friday. It was a joint party
and both Mrs. Owens and Evalyn
Farrens received lovely gifts from
the forty persons present. Refresh
ments of sandwiches, angel cake,
ice cream and punch were served.
The next party will be for Ella
Bleakman and Ethel Knighten on
Pat Bleakman visited Mrs. Delsie
Reid this week at Reed's mill.
Kinnard McDaniel of Rhea creek
was in town Saturday for a short
time attending to business.
Ilo Merrill returned home Sun
day from Mollala where she has
been teaching school.
Low Fares Offered
As Travel Stimulus
Railroads serving Oregon, Wash
ington and northern Idaho are of
fering attractive rates to the pqople
of this territory who contemplate
making trips to other districts to cel
ebrate the Fourth of July. "If you
have a saving disposition," says J. C.
Cumming, general passenger agent
of the Union Pacific railroad, '.'don't
overloos the bargain round trip
coach excursion fares offered by
roalroads July 1 to 4 inclusive.
"During that period," Cumming
said, "the Union Pacific will sell
round trips in coaches for as low
as a cent a mile, representing the
most drastic reduction in roalroad
fares authorized for some years. The
final return limit will be midnight,
With minor exceptions these low
excursion fares will apply generally
between points in Washington, Or
egon (Huntington and west), and
northern Idaho, and to some cities
in British Columbia, Cumming announced.
Mrs. D. ' M. Ward went to The
Dalles Monday for a short visit at
the K. W. Farnsworth home.
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as Morrow County Representative
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