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Wagner Services Held
At lone Tuesday
By MRS. ELMER' GRIFFITH
Funeral services were held at lone
Tuesday afternoon for John R. Wag
ner who died at the veterans hos
pital at Walla Walla Friday, Oct. 20,
aged 47 years, 10 months and 15
days. Rev. J. M. Cornelison of the
Presbyterian mission at Pendleton
conducted the services and members
of the American Legion of lone and
Heppner posts attended in a body.
Music was furnished by Mrs. W. G.
Roberts and Mrs. Erling Thompson,
with Mrs. E. J. Blake at the piano.
Pallbearers were Garland Swanson,
Carlton Swanson, Ernest Christoph
erson, Charles McElligott, Earl J.
Blake and Omar Rietmann.
Besides his widow, Delia, Mr.
Wagner is survived by seven chil
dren: Barbara 18, Robert 16, James
12, David 10, Betty Jean 8, John Rob
ert 6, and Gerald 2; his mother, Mrs.
Dora Wagner, LaFayette, Ind., and
Mr. Wagner was a World war vet
eran and saw service overseas. He
had lived in this community for a
number of years, farming in the
Eightmile country, and was well and
favorably known here. His widow
and children have the sympathy of
the entire community.
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Swanson
and Mr. and Mrs. John Eubanks re
turned Monday from a fifteen-day
trip to California and the Golden
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Grimes of Ya
chats are spending a few days in
lone on business. They formerly op
erated the old lone hotel, and are
now engaged in the hotel and ser
vice station business in the coast
Mrs. Walter Corley of Portland
and Mrs. Cole Smith of The Dalles
were overnight visitors in lone
The P. N. G. club of the Rebek
ahs is sponsoring a card party and
social at the I. O. O. P. hall Friday
evening, Oct. 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Ray and Mrs.
Alice Wiles departed Monday for
Billings, Mo., for a visit with rel
atives and old friends.
Friends here are interested in the
marriage of Miss Lola Cannon and
Marvin Hughes, which occurred in
Heppner Wednesday evening, Oct.
18, at the home of Martin B. Clark,
Christian minister. The bride is the
daughter of Mrs. Ada Cannon. She
graduated from lone high school last
May, being the valedictorian of her
class. Mr. Hughes' home is in Hepp
ner. They are at home at the Can
non ranch near Hardman for the
Miss Frances Stewart and Mrs,
Sperry accompanied the lone high
school girls to a Play Day at Board
man Thursday. Girls going were
Lucile and Alice Reno, Margaret
and Lennie Seehafer, Helen Doher
ty, Betty Rood, Freda Ball, Doris
Palmateer, Charlotte Cannon, Thel
ma Nelson, Barbara Ledbetter, Patty
Emert, Marjorie Peterson, Jean
Coleman, Earline Farris, Eileen
Sperry, Elsie Jepson and Jane Fitz
patrick. Jean Coleman entered the fresh
man class here this week, and
Gwendolyn Coleman enrolled in the
sixth grade. They transferred from
Salem. They are living with their
grandparents, Mr." and Mrs. J. W.
Sleevoight, near Morgan.
Pinochle and bridge will be played
at the lone library benefit card party
to be given at Masonic hall Monday
evening, Oct. 30. It is hoped that the
public will be generous in its sup
port. Mrs. J. W. Howk and two children
of Condon visited her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. P. J. Linn, Friday and Sat
urday. Miss Bernice Ring of Hood River
spent the week end here at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Ring, and attended the Pio
ner reunion at Lexington.
lone was victorious over Umatilla
in the football game played here
Friday afternoon. The score was 14-7.
Hiatt was Umatilla's outstanding
player, while lone boys participat
ing were Norman Bergstrom, Ted
Peterson, Roy Pettyjohn, Clinton
Empey, Jimmie Ledbetter, Ted Pal
mateer, Roland Bergstrom, and Don
ald Peterson. Our boys will play at
Echo the last of this week.
Dobyns Brothers are wrecking the
old Dobyns house on Second street
and plan to use the lumber on the
Locust Chapter, O. E. S., enjoyed
an official visit from the worthy
grand matron, Mrs. Dora E. Stipes,
Friday evening. Worthy Matron Ma
bel Krebs and Worthy Patron Geo.
N. Ely presided. A nice delegation
of members attended from Heppner,
including Mrs. Fay Ferguson, W. M.,
and Robert Wightman, W. P., of
Ruth chapter; also Mrs. Violet Lieu
alien, W. M. of Bushee chapter of
Pendleton, and Mrs. Clara Howk,
secretary of the Condon chapter.
The rooms were beautifully decorat
ed with autumn flowers, and re
freshments and a social time were
enjoyed at the close of the meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gorger spent
the week end in Pendleton, visiting
their daughter Rose Marie, a stu
dent at the academy there. They
found her suffering from a painfully
sprained knee, but better when they
Miss Frances Stewart had as her
guest for the week end her former
classmates, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Smith, Jr., of Walla Walla.
Willows grange is giving a dance
at the grange hall at Cecil Saturday
night to which the public is invited.
Barbara Wagner who is attending
school in Portland came home for
her father's funeral.
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Injured While Hunting
By MRS. CLAUD COATS
Robert Harwood, local school jan
itor, was shot in the hip while deer
hunting in Grant county last Tues
day, Oct 17. He was taken to the
John Day ho;?pital for a few days,
but returned to his home last Sat
urday. He is improving at the pres
ent as rapidly as can be 'expected.
His wife, Elvira Harwood, and Neal
Bleakney, Jr., are doing the work
at the school house during his ab
sence. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Berger, Bob
bie, Jessie and Janet and Mrs. Geo.
Wicklander spent one day last week
in The Dalles, shopping.
Mrs. G. A. Corwin and children,
Loren, Joan, Claire and Stephen
and Miss Rosemary Morford visited
at the tatter's home in White Bluffs,
Idaho, over the week end. Miss Mor
ford is staying at the Corwin home
this winter to attend school.
A. E. McFarland is having an ar
tesian well drilled on his place. A.
M. Edwards of Lexington is doing
Mr; and Mrs. Clyde Tannehill
and Mrs. Atteberry were business
visitors in Heppner Wednesday.
A surprise birthday party was
held for Mr. Deulan at his home on
Thursday, Oct 19. This was Mr. Deu
lan's sixty-first birthday, A number
of friends were present.
Almon Giess was a business visitor
in Union last week,
Elmer Chichester of Huntsville,
Wash., and the Misses Helen Guse
and Hattie Pence of Walla Walla
stopped at the Harry Ford home for
a short time Wednesday night They
were returning from the San Fran
cisco fair where they have been
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Louis Giess left last week for San
Francisco where he will visit the
Golden Gate fair before it closes.
Henry Graves returned Wednes
day evening from Montana with the
household goods for Rev. Walpole
and family who arrived Thursday
and will taie up their new work
here as minister for the coming year
in the Umatilla, Irrigon and Board
man fields. The session of the three
places are holding a point meeting
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bar
low this Tuesday evening to outline
the year's work.
The McLouth family was pleased
to have Edgar and Ellis Allen and
Donald Billington of Enterprise call
on them Wednesday and Thursday.
They are old friends of the family.
Mrs. Elvin Ely, Doris Lilly and Ora
Merritt were shopping in Pendleton
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Barlow were
pleasantly surprised to have some
very old friends call on them Thurs
day. They were Mr. and Mrs. L. D.
May and daughter Grace of Wasco.
Earl and Basil Cramer and Miss
Elva Hanna are visiting a few days
at the Frank Cramer home. Earl and
Basil have been working in Spokane
for some time.
Marvin Ransier and Miss Elinor
Sires were week-end visitors at the
Dan Ransier home.
Mrs. Almon Geiss was pleased to
have three of her sisters spend some
time with her this last week. They
were Mrs. Leitha Hancock and Mrs.
Veneta Vining of Jerome, Idaho, and
Ruby Heidel of Buhl, Idaho.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ely and Wid
Palmateer of Morgan were Sunday
visitors at the Elvin Ely home. The
former are Mr. Ely's parents.
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Woodward) formerly of Boardman,
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and Mrs. Woodward of The Dalles
were calling on old friends on the
Adding more to the renovating of
the church this week the men are
putting in new concrete steps and
sidewalk. This particular item has
been needed for some time and will
be greatly appreciated by all who
Wednesday, Oct. 25 the State
Grange conference was held in
Boardman. Business meeting in the
afternoon and in the evening Wil
lows grange put on the third degree
and the state officers the fourth de
gree, both teams being assisted by
other granges in the county.
The following men were success
ful in bringing home a deer from
their hunt this last week: Robert and
Chas. Smith, Ralph and Edward
Skoubo, Glen Hadley, Charles and
Warren Dillon, Claude Myers, Al
Browning and Arnin Hugg,
Vernon Root of Athena spent Sun
day at the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. V. Root. Pauline Strobel
accompanied him and visited with
Post Office Required
To Shorten Service
Saturday afternoon opening of
the postoffice, recently inaugurated
by Postmaster C. B. Cox to give pa
trons better service, must be dis
continued. The postmaster said this
order had been received from Wash
ington, D. C, with the information
that second-class offices are not per
mitted to remain open Saturday af
Acting under these directions,
Postmaster Cox announces that be
ginning next Saturday the office
will close at the noon hour, though
hours for receiving mail will re
main the same.