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Thursday, August 24, 1939
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Hendricson
and son Alvin departed Sunday for
their home at San Leandro, Cal. Mr.
and Mrs. Hendricson arrived Friday
evening to get Alvin who remained
here for two weeks while his par
ents were on a motor trip. Mr. Hen
dricson, who lived in Heppner as a
boy and graduated from the local
high school, is now general passen
ger agent for Matson Navigation
company at San Francisco.
Edgar Parker, local forest assist
ant, was called to Medford by plane
the end of the week to assume spec
ial duties in connection with an in
vestigation of forest fire incendiar
ism. He was taken to Pendleton Fri
day by Mrs. Parker to catch the
plane. Mrs. Parker and children ex
pected to go to Corvallis to visit until
Mrs. George French and son
Claude departed Saturday morning
on the return to their home at Riv
erton, Wyo., after visiting relatives
and friends following burial ser
vices for husband and father here
on Monday last week.
Mrs. Julia Clark left Saturday for
Red Bluffs, Cal., after visiting here
for several weeks with relatives and
friends. She will join her son, Ern
est, at the California town and take
charge of management of a hotel
Victor Peterson was in the city
the end of the week on business in
connection with his work with Fed
eral Land bank of Spokane. Mr.
Peterson and family are now nicely
located in a home at The Dalles.
Roy Lindstrom of Morgan was a
visitor in the city Saturday, having
completed work with the Gar Swan
son harvest crew that wound up the
season on the Earl Blake farm on
Paul Webb of Walla Walla was
greeting friends in this city Monday
while in the county on business in
connection with his poperty interests
in the Hardman section.
Jim Archer, courthouse janitor,
departed the end of the week for
Longview, Wash., to visit at the
home of a brother while on a week's
vacation from his job.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Atherton left
Sunday for their home at Vale after
visiting local relatives, being taken
to Pendleton by O. G. Crawford to
catch the train.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Daniels, Mrs.
Anna McNamee and Harold Arm
strong returned Sunday from an
extended motor trip to points in the
O Ten Years Ago
(Gazette Times, Aug. 22, 1929)
Miss Mary Clark married to Frank
Edrington Riggs at the home of
Mrs. Clark's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
.M. D. Clark, Saturday.
Miss Eva Hiatt and Andrew Bald
win wed at Methodist parsonage
Fire destrovs 80 tons of hay on
O'Connor brothers Skinner creek
Mitchell Thorn, local P. P. & L.
manager, assigned to district post
at Pomeroy, Wash.
Pat Foley of The Dalles here to
supervise remodeling of Heppner
hotel, including lobby, dining room
The J. A. Troedson family of Mor
gan expect to leave shortly for a
year's visit in Pennsylvania.
Twenty-eight mortgages released
at clerk's office Saturday and Mon
day. F. F. Wehmeyer, forest ranger,
reports local .district exceptionally
free from fires this year.
Phelps Funeral Home
Trained Lady Assistant
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stark and two
small daughters of Hay, Wash., ar
rived Tuesday and are visiting at
the home of Mrs. Stark's father,
Creed Owen, while taking in the
Rodeo. Stark is a former Rodeo per
former, having placed in the buck
ing contest a few years ago.
E. Jay Merrill left Monday after
noon for his ranch south of Hard
man after several weeks in town
receiving treatment in an illness
that has kept him from work for
many months. His brother, Lon Mer
rill of Monument, accompanied kim
Hugh Currin of Pilot Rock was in
the city yesterday morning, trans
acting business. He said the fall
has been mighty dry in the Pilot
Rock section, but crops generally
were better than anticipated.
Roy Robinson was in town Sat
urday from the mountain ranch. He
has made arrangements to show
some of his fine purebred Hereford
cattle at the 4-H club fair being
held in connection with Rodeo.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bucknum and
son William returned home Thurs
day night from Mt. Angel where
they attended the wedding that day
of son and brother, Gordon.
Mr. and Mrs. George Combes were
in the city Saturday evening from
their home at Fossil, Mr. Combes
taking in the prizefights in his of
ficial capacity as promoter.
Randall E. Grimes, former Smith
Hughes instructor in the local school,
visited friends here over the week
end from his home near Harrisburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hughes went
to Portland in time for funeral ser
vices there Monday for Mrs. Hughes'
aunt, the late Mrs. Ada M. Ayers.
E. L. Knight of The Dalles, rep
resenting World War Veterans State
Aid commission, was a visitor in the
city Monday evening on business.
Mrs. Josie Jones has returned
home from an extended outing at
the coast, spent with her sister, Mrs.
Ellor Brock of Pendleton.
Miss Fern Gilman of Long Creek
is a house guest of Miss Maxine
McCurdy, last year's Rodeo queen,
for the big show.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Becket and
two children of Waitsburg spent
Sunday here visiting relatives and
Ernest Heliker was transacting
business in the city Tuesday from
the Morgan district.
NEW AUTO POLICY
Bodily Injury & Property Damage
Class A $11.25 Class B $12.90
See us before financing your
F. W. TURNER & CO.
$4 Cord for Green
$5 Cord for Dry
within three miles . .
anywhere in county
3 at Mill
Heppner Fuel Co.
Phones: Office 152; Res. 1122
MID-SUMMER SALE of Hats,
Coats and Suits. Special stock of
cotton voiles and silk dresses to sell
at $1.00 while they last. CURRAN
Chauffeur honest dependable
service, your car or mine, no time
limit; write or meet me at home
behind bank. Max Schultz, Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Burl Coxen and
family returned the end of the week
from their vacation spent at Lang
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Marquardt are
installing a new windmill on their
north Lexington farm.
REED CAR IN ACCIDENT
The F. A. Reed car, driven by Miss
Ida Lucille Reed, overturned on the
highway south of Hardman about
2:30 Saturday afternoon when it hit
soft gravel and a companion became
panicky and grabbed the wheel.
Miss Reed and two companions were
on their way to Reed's mill on upper
Rock creek. All occupants escaped
serious injury but the car was dam
aged as it rolled over, necessitating
towing to town for repairs. Miss
Reed reported at the sheriffs office,
"I was driving and when going round
a curve I hit some loose gravel. The
car began to swerve and the girl
beside me became excited, grabbed
the wheel, pulled the car around
and it turned over."
WALLAERT CAR WRECKED
Mr. and Mrs. Honore Wallaert had
the misfortune to wreck their car
last Friday while driving to Pen-
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Lena highway they met a truck that
was said to have crowded them off
the road into the ditch. Though Mr.
and Mrs. Wallaert were uninjured,
the car was considerably damaged
and was towed to a garage here for
FORMER DIRECTOR MISSING
Louis Bergevin, former Rodeo di
rector, will not be at Rodeo this year
as business and Mrs. Bergevin's
health have interfered to preclude
attendance, though he expected his
daughter, Miss Betty, queen two
years ago, might be on hand. Louis
left Tuesday for his farm near Gib
bon to arrange for his wife's arrival
there to convalesce from an attack
of dust pneumonia. At the same
time, their son Denward took Mrs.
Bergevin to the hospital in The
Dalles for treatment.
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Arrive Mon., Weds., Fri. and Sat.
Warehouse: KANE'S GARAGE Carl D. Spickerman, Agent
"PREVENT FOREST FIRES IT PAYS"
HEPPNER RODEO, AUGUST 24-25-26
Come to the Star Theater for the best in comfort, service and en
tertainment. Complete change of program each day of the Rodeo.
Friday and Saturday shows begin immediately following performance
at the Rodeo Field.
Thursday, August 24
SUSANNAH of the MOUNTIES
with Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Margaret Lockwood, Martin
Good Rider, J. Farrcll MacDonald, Blatkfcct Indians.
This famous story of the old Northwest brings you Shirley Temple
in buckskin and calico.
First show starts at 7:30
Friday, August 25
with George O'Brien, Marjorie Reynolds, Chill Wills
Rangcrous an McFoo Prairie Pappas
Saturday, August 26
with Randolph Scott, Nancy Kelly, Cesar Romero, Binnie Barnes,
Donald Duck's Penguin Musical
Sun. -Mon. x Aug. 27-28
LADY OF THE TROPICS
with Robert Taylor, Hedy Lamarr
The picture you've been waiting for . . . "Lady of the Tropics" re
places "Daughters Courageous" advertised on the August programs
for August 27-28.
Tuesday, August 29
PAL NIGHTS: 2 adults 35c, 2 children 10c
with Merle Oberon, David Niven, Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson,
Donald Crisp, Geraldine Fitzgerald
Wed.-Thu., Aug. 30-31
INVITATION TO HAPPINESS
with Irene Dunne, Fred McMurray, Charlie Ruggles