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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, Oct 19, 1939
Sarah Ann Davis
Came to County 1891
Funeral services were held from
Phelps Fnueral Home chapel in this
city yesterday for Mrs. Sarah Ann
Davis, 72, who died Monday at her
home just south of town from illness
complicated by infirmities of age,
Martin B. Clark, Christian minister
officiated and many friends joined
the family in paying tribute to a
respected friend and neighbor for
many years. Interment was in Ma
The deceased was a native of
Shropshire, England, born August
16, 4867. She was married at Polly
hurst, England, May 20, 1891, to
Arthur E. Smith with whom she
came to this county the same year,
They settled on the Kilcup ranch on
Hinton creek where they remained
for four years, then returned to the
old country for a year. Again com
ing to this county, Mr. Smith en
gaged in sheep raising with Jo.vli
Luckman on Butter creek until 1901.
They next located on the Pullen
rancn on ninton creek tor a year
before moving to Heppner. Mr.
Smith died August 22, 1903, and Mrs,
Smith continued to reside at the
home where she passed away. She
was married to Oscar Davis, April
11, 1909. Surviving are two sons,
Frank Smith of Portland and Harry
Smith of this city, seven grand
children and three great grandchil
dren. Mrs. Davis had long been a
member of the Christian church and
of Sans Souci Rebekah lodge No.
33 of this city.
Wool Booth Makes
Fine Showing at P. I.
Oregon Wool Growers auxiliary
cleared sufficient funds to finance
their state-wide cooking contest
with their booth at Pacific Interna
tional Livestock exposition, which
closed Saturday, reports Mrs. R. I.
Thompson, president, who took per
sonal supervision of the booth thru
out its oeration. Mr. and Mrs.
Thompson returned home from Port
land Monday evening.
Still hoarse yesterday from crying
wares, Mrs. Thompson was enthu
siastic over the supore people from
all over the nation gave in buying
the woolen ties offered, and extend
ed particular thanks to Morrow
county people who were among lib
eral purchasers. People from almost
every state in the nation visited the
booth and through the purchase of
ties gave wonderful impetus to
spreading the gospel of excellence
of woolens, Mrs. Thomson said. She
was especially grateful for the as
sistance of Mrs. Harry Duvall of
Lexington who assisted at the booth
two days, and also gave Mr. Thomp
son credit for being on the job a
great deal of the time.
receipts or the booth this year
far exceeded those of previous years,
Mrs. Thompson said.
Wheat League Meet
Wasco The twelfth annual con
vention of the Eastern Oregon
Wheat league at Condon will be
held on Friday and Saturday, De
cember 8 and 9, according to an
nouncement just made by H. D
Proudfoot, president of the league,
Tentative arrangements for the
meeting as completed by the execu
tive committee indicate that this
year's session will be of nation-wide
CHURCH OF CHRIST
MARTIN B. CLARK. Pastor
9::45 Bible School
11:00 Communion and Preaching
7:00 Christian Endeavor
8:00 Evening Church Service
7:30 P. M. Wednesday
REV. R. C. YOUNG, Pastor
Wednesday: Choir Practice 7:80 P. It,
1st Wednesday, Ladies Aid Business
and Social Meeting 2:80 P. M.
All other Wednesdays: Sewing Group
Thursday: Prayer Meeting 7:80 P. M.
7:3:0 P. M. Thursday
importance in many respects, says Praver Mwtint?
n Jf. i I
ueiegates irom at least halt a
dozen states outside of Oregon will
ii 1 il 1 i 1 i! .1 '
uteiiu uie wneai league meeting uus Sunday: Bible School 9:45 A
year in connection with the national worship Service n :00 A,
contest for compliance with the AAA Evening Worahfn
Wheat program, which was SDOnSOred Tuesday : Boys Club 7:00 P
a. n l n , mi..., i Znd Tuesday, Missionary Meet-
uy uie .eastern vregon wneai league. ing 2:80 P
Winners in this contest will be an
nounced late in October.
Although speakers to take part in
the program have not been definite
ly decided . upon, it is known that
several national figures will par- ALL SAINTS' CHURCH.
As usual, the convention will be
conducted under the committee plan,
with three major committees this
year preparing material in advance,
A committee on federal agricultural
programs and conservation will be
headed by Mac Hoke, Pendleton,
chairman, and E. H. Miller, Hepp
ner, vice-chairman. The taxation,
egislation, transportation and rural
electrification has Millard Eakin of
Grass Valley as chairman and Chas,
Hearth of The Dalles as vice-chair
man. A third committee on produc'
tion, handling, marketing and weed
control is headed by O. W Cuts-
forth, Lexington, chairman, and
Clarence Pyles, Enterprise, vice
Major topics selected for the pro'
gram this year include the follow
"Opportunities in Feeding Pa-
ASSEMBLY OF GOD
CLIFFORD W. NOBLE. Pastor
School, 9:45 a. m.
Worship service, 11:00 a. m.
Evangelistic service. 7:30 n. m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 7:30 p. m.
Good Hog Feed
Huge piles of squash on the Rho
Bleakman ranch near Monument
prompted the question, "What do
you expect to do with so much
squash?" when a Gazette Times
representative visited there last Fri
"That's hog feed," replied Bleak-
man, "and it is about as good as any
thing I've found to put weight on
the animals. We are feeding 100
Vlpnrl f rvr mnrlrot anA Viotra. tint rtn AO
cific Northwest Surplus Wheat to pounds to hog in the t 30
days. Ira' now engaged in hauling
grain from Morrow county to top
The hogs are not uppity about the
manner of feeding the squash. All
they ask for is a chance to get a!t
the big vegetables. There is no need
of letting surplus squash go to waste,
according to Bleakman, who says
the crop is worth around $5 a ton
are in the garden.
2. "Cultural Practices for a Per
manent Agriculture in the Colum
3. "Trends in American Agricul
ture as Affected by National Ad
4. "World Wheat Economics."
5. "Plans for Distribution of Bon
Local committees at Condon
preparing for the biggest attendance
in history and they have given as- Complete, Exclusive, Uncensored:
surance that adequate accommoda- THE BATTLE FLEETS OF ENG
tions, both for housing and for LAND in the latest issue of "The
handling the annual banquet on Fri- March of Time" at the Star Theater
Slated by Elks
Complete schedule of fall and
winter dances to be held at the Elks
hall was released this week by
Thomas J. Wells, chairman of the
lodge entertainment committee.
First of the series will be held Sat
urday evening, the 28th, just pre
ceding Hallowe'en, a lodge invita
Other invitation dances include
Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving;
Saturday, Dec. 9; Monday, Dec. 25,
Christmas; Saturday, Dec. 30, New
Years; Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sat
urday, Feb. 10. The annual Wash
ington Birthday ball for Elks and
ladies only will be held the evening
of Thursday, Feb. 22. Saturday,
November 11, has been reserved or
the American Legion's Armistkfr
Day dance to which the public is
The vital role the British Navy is
playing today in the defense of Eng
lang and in the strategy of the Al
lies in their war against Nazi Ger
many may be seen in THE BATTLE
FLEETS OF ENGLAND, latest is
sue of "The March of Time" Star
Theater Tuesday, October 24th.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Spurlock vis
ited Heppner relatvies and friends
Sunday from their home near Ukiah.
day night, will be provided.
New Directors Named
For G razing District
A new advisory board for Grazing
District No. 7, consisting of John
Krebs, Jack Hynd, Chas. Bartholo
mew, L. D. Neill and Wm. Kilkenny,
was elected at the courthouse yes
terday with 13 eligible licensees
According to a new amendment to
the Taylor Grazing act, advisory
board members are to serve for a
period of three years. At the pre
sent time Krebs will serve for one
year, Hynd and Bartholomew for
two years, and Neill and Kilkenny
for three years.
Morrow County Grazing associa
tion met after the election and nam
ed Jack Hynd as director for the
ensuing five-year period.
County Wheat, Wool
Rank High at P. I.
Morrow county wool and wheat
were both in the running at the Pa
cific International last week when
Tad Miller placed first and second
in the fine wool class with two of his
fleeces and Don Peck placed third in
the same class. Ben Anderson won
third with his Rex wheat, James
McCabe placed fifth and Julian
Rauch seventh in the same class. Lee
Beckner won third on his Baart. H.
D. Green placed sixth, A. H. Berg
strom eighth in the Federation class
and Julian Rauch placed sixth with
his Turkey Red.
According to C. D. Conrad, coun
ty agent, there were a large number
of wheat exhibits, which were all of
good quality, and the 4-H wool show
was especially good.
on Tuesday, October 24th.
Get results with G. T. want ads.
of all kinds
Fresh from the Sea
LUNCH COUNTER SERVICE
Contributions Taken for
CHINESE RELIEF SOCIETY
and Official Receipt Given
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
ED CIHNN, Prop.
CARD OF THANKS
We extend, our heartfelt thanks
and appreciation to the kind neigh
bors and friends for the assistance
and expressions of sympathy at thi
time of bereavement of Mrs. Sarah.
EXTRA! EXTRA EXTRA!
SAFE WAY'S CANNED
FOOD SALE HELD OVER!
BECAUSE of popular demand we are continuing our
" annual Canned Food Sale until Saturday, October
21. The money saving prices that were advertised last
week are still effective for Friday & Saturday, Oct.
20 & 21. Be sure to shop your neighborhood Safeway
store for extra savings.
BIG COFFEE CARNIVAL
ASK FOR EDWARDS.
notice its deep, longlasting
ilavor. We are proud to rec
ommend Edwards it is one
of the world's finest blends
O 2-lb. Tin ... .. 43c
O Mb. Tin .. ... 22c
AIRWAY m NOB HILL
The aristocrat of thrif
ty coffees saves real
3 Lbs. 35c
Finest coffee many can
buy yet a money
saver in its paper bag.
2 Lbs. 35c
Fl fll ID Harvest Blossom .. Per Sk. $1.09
I LWUIv Kitchen Craft ... ... Per Sk. $1.35
M il Tall Federal
3 tins 19c
STRING BEANS 3l 23c
PEAS Brand, 303 tins 3 TINS 23C
CHOCOLATES, V2 lb tin 69c
Dorothy Duncan Extra Fancy
SCOTT TISSUE, large rolls, 2 for 15c
FRUIT MIX, Radiant brand .... Lb. 35c
SYRUP, Lumber Jack 5 lb. tin 49c
CURRANTS, Sunmaid 2 Pkgs. 25c
SUPURB Gran. Soap .... Lge. Pkg. 17c
VANILLA, Westag .... 8 oz. bottle 15c
DATES, Monogram i2 lb. pkg. 23c
CORN BEEF, Cudhay's, 12 oz. tin 19c
COCOANUT MACAROONS .. Lb. 23c
GRAPEFRUIT, Highway .... Each 10c
No. 2 tins
TOMATOES, Highway No. 22 tins 10c
0 1 VVIIUIIIUIIU
c I uxtra ranrv Dark in.
pies SPECIAL QAA
gjjf Also ROMES and DELICIOUS
S5 FRI.-SAT. ONLY
LETTUCE, Jumbo heads Each 5c
SPINACH, green and crisp Per Lb. 2c
BUNCH VEGETABLES ... 2. .. Bunches 5c
SWEET SPUDS, Jerseys 6 lbs. 29c
GRAPEFRUIT, seedless Per Doz. 45c
PICNICS1 stocking netted LB.