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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, April 4, 1940
8.77 Inches Rain
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
Leonard Carlson, weather observ
er for Gooseberry, reports 2.35 in
ches of rain for the month of March.
The 24 hours ending April first
brought one inch, most of which
will go on the April record. He
records a total of 9.50 inches since
the first of September. Elmer Grif
fith, the observer at Morgan, re
ports .99 inch for March, with .50
in the last storm, to go on the April
record. The total there since Sep
tember first is 8.77.
Betty Jean Mankin, who is a stu
dent at St. Paul's school in Walla
Walla, spent the spring vacation at
home, and returned to Walla Walla
on Monday. Her mother, Mrs. Fred
Mankin, and Mrs. Werner Rietmann
Miss Margaret McDevitt, who
teaches in the Bend schools, visited
her sister, Miss Cassie McDevitt,
here this week.
Lee Beckner has sold his farm
Mrs. Lang, who has been spending
the winter with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. C. Salter, has gone
with her son Jimmie and infant
daughter to southern Oregon to join
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rood and
family have moved into the house
formerly occupied by Alfred Swales.
The farm on' Rhea creek where they
have been living was sold to N. E.
Pettyjohn, who has taken posses
sion. Charles Tullis of Pendleton has
purchased the P. C. Peterson ranch,
but possession will not be given
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eubanks
liave moved to lone from Lexington
and are living in the former Louis
Tadberg house in the east end of
Mrs. C. W. Swanson, Mrs. Clel
Ray, Mrs. Fred Nichoson, and Mrs.
Frank Engelman drove to Pendleton
Monday to attend the funeral of
their cousin, Wesley Sparks. Mrs.
Engelman remained a few days to
have dental work done.
Miss Ruth Johnson, the teacher
at Morgan, has been offered the
contract for next year.
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Carr and fam
ily drove over from Tygh Valley
Saturday to see Mrs. Carr's mother,
Mrs. Alice Wiles. Mrs. Wiles return
ed with them for a visit.
The Union Missionary meeting
will be held Thursday. Hostesses
are Mesdames Delia Corson, W. J.
Blake and Laxton McMurray.
The open house of the lone school
was well attended Friday evening,
and much pleasure was expressed
by the patrons at the work done
by the children. Refreshments were
served in the domestic science room,
and a play was presented in the
auditorium by the glee club.
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Long went to
Hood River Sunday to consult a
Mrs. Laxton McMurray spent sev
eral days in Heppner the last of
the week, having dental work done.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Scharf and
son Harry of Salem spent the week
end in lone at the Erling Thompsen
home. Mrs. Thompson is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Scharf.
Mrs. Gertrude Moore of Newburg
is a guest at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. E. E. Hummel. She is Mr.
Dixon T. Smith returned Saturday
to Walla Walla after a visit here
with the family. He is a patient at
the veteran's hospital.
Clifford Yarnell of Newburg vis
ited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Har
ry Yarnell Sunday and Monday. He
was accompanied by Miss Jessie
Mansen of Newburg.
Mrs. E. R. Lundell and Mildred
Lundell entertained the Past Noble
Grands club Friday afternoon at
their home. Those present were Mrs.
Delia Corson, Mrs. Clel Ray, Mrs.
C. W. Swanson, Mrs. J. E. Swanson,
Mrs. Frank Lundell, Mrs. E. J. Bris
tow, Mrs. W. M. Eubanks, Mrs. Min
nie Forbes Mrs. Ella Davidson, Mrs.
Ida Fletcher, and Mrs. E. C. Heliker.
The club decided to serve dinner at
the hall on election day.
lone lodge, I. O. O. F., entertained
the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of
lone and Morgan with a clam sup
per here Tuesday evening.
A large number of lone people
went to Heppner Monday afternoon
to pay their last respects to Spen
8,000,000 SEEDS IN POUND
Bent grass has more seeds per
pound than any with which seed
inspectors for the state department
of agriculture deal. One inspector
reports that there are 8,154,000 Bent
grass seeds per pound but he did
n't count them! There are 18,000
such seeds in a gram and 453 grams
in a pound. At the other extreme is
spring vetch, which has' less than
9,000 seeds per pound.
Mrs. Josephine Mahoney returned
Monday from Portland where she
spent a fortnight visiting friends.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned administrator of the estate of R. H.
LANE, deceased, will sell at public auction at
commencing at 10:30 A. M. on
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1940, the following personal property:
One PASTIME fully equipped
including stock of goods;
ONE GROCERY STORE and MEAT MARKET combined,
well stocked, including fixtures, cold storage and cooling boxes;
One V-8 Ford 1 Vi Ton Truck One V-8 Ford 1 Vi Ton Truck
long wheel base; and semi-trailer 20-foot platform rack
One Van Body
The above trucks are in good condition and fully equipped.
Also, No. 1 ICC permit No. MC-4048 and PUC permits.
One complete set of BLACKSMITH TOOLS, and complete set of truck equipments,
including one 500 GALLON STORAGE TANK and PUMP.
Also, other tools and equipment too numerous to mention.
Sealed bids will also be received until the date of said sale for all notes and ac
counts due said estate, all of which notes and accounts are in the possession of said
administrator and can be inspected at any time before the time set for said sale.
The bids for said notes and accounts will be opened at the sale.
Any or all of said property can be inspected at any time before said sale.
The above described property is located in a prosperous town in the heart of the
wheat district of Morrow County, and the only meat market or pastime in said town
or within ten miles thereof and has enjoyeda prosperous business but must be sold
in order to close the estate of the deceased.
-TERMS OF SALE CASH-
LUNCH AT "NOON
R. F. PHILLIPS, Administrator
R. V. RUNNION, Auctioneer
E. H. MILLER, Clerk