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Thursday, Dec. 14, 1939
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
W. A. Goodman, one-time em
ployee of Minor & Co. when that
firm held forth in the Oddfellows
building, dropped in on some of his
old Heppner friends Tuesday. Good
man now lives at Tacoma and is
traveling representative for an eas
tern clothing concern. He was greet
ed at the M. D. Clark store by Mr.
Clark, his former employer, and Will
Ball, a fellow employee in the olden
days. R. A. Thompson was another
of his associates. Mrs. Goodman
"We'll get a lot of rain this month,
from the looks of things," stated W.
H. French, who was in Heppner yes
terday from his mountain ranch.
"I predict a wet spring, too," he
added. Two inches of snow covered
the ground at the French ranch
yesterday morning and the thermo
meter registered 30 above Tuesday
night. It was raining a heavy show
er in Heppner at the time French
called at this office.
C. J. D. Bauman, sheriff, and
Frank Alfred, district attorney, at
tended the state convention of Ore
gon sheriffs and district attorneys
held in Portland Friday and Satur
day. They returned to Heppner
Sunday proclaiming the meeting one
of the best ever held by the associa
tion. James Hams was down from his
Hardman home Monday looking af
ter business matters. He reported
a nice rain in the mountain section
followed by a light rainfall. About
one and a half inches covered the
ground after the Sunday night fall.
of Eight Mile were transacting bus
iness in Heppner Monday.
Harold Kincaid of lone was at
tending to business matters in Hepp
Frank W. Turner was a business
visitor in Portland over the week
Fred Mankin, lone wheatraiser,
was transacting business in Hepp
ner Monday. Like all farmers, he
was wearing a big smile over the
rains which broke an extended
drouth over a large area in the Pa
Kenneth Turner, five-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Turner of
Sand Hollow, underwent an emer
gency appendectomy at Heppner
hospital early Sunday morning. At
last reports he was recovering in
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cantwell and
daughter Marcia spent the week end
visiting with their Heppner rela
tives. They left Tesday morning for
Austin where Mr. Cantwell is em
ployed in a mine.
Chas. B. Cox, B. C. Pinckney,
Henry Happold and J. V. Crawford
drove to Condon Thusrday evening
to attend sessions of the annual
meeting of the Eastern, Oregon
M. B. Gerking, who was in Hepp
ner Friday from Ritter, reported
conditions very dry in that section,
a condition that has doubtless been
changed by the rains of the last
Sunday morning prayer service
will be held at 11 o'clock at the
Episcopal church in Heppner the
coming Sunday. At 4 o'clock p. m.
a similar service will be held at
W. V. Parker, Dr. A. D. McMurdo
and Ted McMurdo drove to Condon
last Friday evening to attend the
annual banquet of the Eastern Ore
gon Wheat league.
K. W. Farnsforth came from his
home at The Dalles Monday eve
ning to visit a few days at the home
of his sister, Mrs. Mary Thomson,
and other relatives.
" Charles McElligott spent a few
days in town this week from his
ranch home m lower Gooseberry,
Charles is recovering slowly from
a recent illness.
W. T. Craig and E. J. Evans, far
mers of the Lexington district, were
business visitors in Heppner Wed
Spencer Crawford left for Port
land Sunday afternoon to enter the
Veteran's hospital for a check-up.
Ruth Cowins went to Stanfield
this week where she has accepted
employment at the Highway cafe.
Resident of County
43 Years Passes
Funeral services were held at the
Phelps Funeral home chapel Tues
day morning for Charles Columbus
Shilling, 73, whose death occurred
at the Osmin home on Balm fork,
Saturday, Dec. 9. Rev. Martin B.
Charles Columbus Shilling was
born in Iowa, Dec. 13, 1865, to Jacob
and Mary E. Shilling. At the age
of six he came with his parents to
Oregon. They settled in Linn coun
ty where Charles grew to manhood.
He came to Morrow county 43 years
ago and settled on the mountain
farm which was his home until about
six weeks ago when the illness
which resulted in his death forced
him to abandon the place. He foL
lowed the occupation of sheep shear
er when that work was done by
hand and for many years hauled
wood to Heppner, being recognized
as a real woodsman. The hewn tim
bers used in the Albert Osmin barn
were his handicraft. It is stated that
he hewed the timbers and set up
the barn in 11 days.
Surviving the deceased are a bro
ther, Arthur E. Shilling of Wald
port, five, nephews and three nieces.
Of these, one nephew, Wilbur Funk,
accompanied by Mrs. Funk, of Jef
ferson, Ore., and Mrs. M. O. Arnold
and husband of Scio, came to Hepp
ner to attend the funeral.
Mrs. Louis Marquardt
Buried at Echo
Mrs. Louis Marquardt, well known
and highly respected matroj of the
north Lexington community, passed
away Saturday, December 9, at the
Pendleton hospital where she under
went a serious operation. Death
occurred at 8 o'clock p. m.
Funeral services were held from
the Community church in Echo at
2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, with
Bomboy Funeral home of Pendleton
in charge. Interment was in the
Mrs. Marquardt was bom Novem
ber 26, 1892, in Kansas, where she
resided with her parents until com
ing to Echo with her brother and
family in 1906. She had resided at
Echo and Lexington vicinity since.
On April 26, 1935, she was united
in marriage to Louis Marquardt of
Lexington. To this union a son was
born. The child died in infancy.
Besides the husband she is survived
by three children by a former mar
riage, Mrs. Celattra Jordon, Mrs.
Irene Clark and George Lamberth,
all of Boise, Idaho; three grand
children, two brothers and four sis
ters, Frank Beydler of Ashland,
Kansas, Edward Beydler of La
La Grande, and Mrs. Minnie Hen-
sley of Reedville, Ore.; Mrs. Maude
Miller, Beaverton, Ore.; Mrs. Ida
Reville, Pendleton, and Mrs. Myrtle
Bennett, Pendleton, and numerous
nephews and nieces.
Several cars of Heppner people
drove to Echo to attend the funeral.
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