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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, April 25, 1940
lone Population 261,
Census Report Shows
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
Mrs. Erling Thompsen has finish
ed taking the census and reports
the population of lone to be 261.
The lone library was inspected
Wednesday by Miss Clark, traveling
librarian who has been loaned for
one year to Oregon. She comes
Mrs. 0. E. Lindstrom of Morgan
was pleasantly surprised Sunday
when a group of relatives assembled
at her home in honor of her birth
day. A bountiful birthday dinner
was served by the self-invited
guests. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Swanson, Mr. and Mrs.
Garland Swanson and two children,
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Lundell, Mr.
and Mrs. O. L. Lundell, Mr. and
Mrs. E. R. Lundell, Mr. and Mrs. J.
A. Troedson, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin
Lindstrom and two sons, Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Lindstrom and Roy
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ely entertain
ed a party of friends and relatives
at their home at Morgan Sunday.
Guests present were Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Stone of Selah, Wash., Mr.
and Mrs. Grant Stone of Yakima,
W. G. Palmateer, Mr. and Mrs.
Martin Bauernfeind and children,
Mr. and Mrs. Berl Akers and son,
and Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ely.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest C. Heliker
departed Wednesday for Michigan
where they will visit Mr. Heliker's
brother, A. E. Heliker at Montgom
ery. They also plan to visit rela
tives at Flint, Detroit and Reading,
Michigan, and at Chicago. They plan
to return about the first of June.
Paul Smouse, a student at U. of
O., received his private pilot's li
cense. He is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. H. V. Smouse.
M. R. Morgan has sold his 640 acre
Willow creek ranch to Laurel Ruhl
of Lexington. Mr. and Mrs. Morgan
have lived on their farm since 1902
and built the house there. They
will move into lone.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Feldman
spent the week end at Walla Walla
where they visited at the homes of
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Ruley and Mr.
and Mrs. H. S. Hatch.
Mrs. Lana Padberg and her grand
daughter, Guyla departed for Port
land Sunday in company with Mrs.
Padberg's brother, H. C, Wood. Mrs.
Padberg plans to visit her daugh
ters, Mrs. Opal Cason in Portland
and Mrs. Clarence Kruze at Oswego.
! Dr. C. C. Chick, Miss Blanche
Bristow Mrs. Anna Meyers and Mrs.
Armstrong of Hood River were
Sunday guests at the David Riet
mann and E. J. Bristow homes.
The P. N. G. club will meet Fri
day at the home of Mrs. Ella Dav
idson. C. W. Swanson is seriously ill
at his home here.
' A physician was called from
Heppner Sunday night to attend
Mrs. Harry Yarnell who was ill at
her home here. She is improving.
; Mrs. Mame Blake and Mr. and
Mrs. Keithley Blake and family re
turned to Kinzua Monday after vis
iting at the W. J. Blake home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Carr and chil
dren drove over from Tygh Valley
Sunday to bring home Mrs. Alice
Wiles, who has been visiting there.
- Mr. and Mrs. Laxton McMurray
spent Sunday at Mr. McMurray's
brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred McMurray at Hermiston. They
stopped at the Fred Buchanan place
on Butter creek to visit W. A. Ahalt.
They found him confined to his bed
and quite feeble. Mr. and Mrs. Bu
chanan were busy caring for 1600
'week old poults.
' Mrs. Henry Clark and her daugh
ter, Mrs. Alfred Swales, returned
the last of the week from Vancou
ver, Mrs. Clark is employed at the
Leo Gorger farm home.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mason and
baby were Sunday dinner guests
at the M. E. Cotter home.
', According to the rain gauge at
Morgan this section received .54
inch rain Monday night and Tues
day. The rain semes to have been
general and well received by stock
men and wheat men alike.
All teaching positions in the lone
school are filled except the primary.
Delegates elected by the Rebek-
ah lodge to the assembly are Mildred
Lundell and Elaine Rietmann.
The senior class of the high school
enjoyed their skip day Thursday.
They went to Pendleton and Walla
Walla. E. E. Hummel accompanied
Thirteen members attended th
meeting of the O. E. S. Social club
Wednesday. Guests were Mrs. Lucy
Rodgers, Mrs. Agnes Wilcox of
Heppner and Miss Clark, library
The social meeting of the Topic
club will be held Saturday at the
home of Mrs. L. E. Dick in Heppner.
lone, April 15. Thirteen members
of Locust chapter, O. E. S. drove
to Arlington Monday evening, April
15, where they, as well as members
of the Condon and Umatilla chap
ters, were entertained by Jasmine
chapter. Going from lone were Mrs.
Fred Mankin, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
V. Smouse, Mrs. Bert Mason, Mrs.
Laxton McMurray, Mrs. E. R. Lun
dell, Mrs. W. J. Blake, Mrs. A. A.
MeCabe, Mrs. Dan Long, Mrs. C. F.
Feldman, Mrs. Omar Rietmann, Mrs.
Ella Davidson and Mrs. Elmer Grif
fith. Thirteen was a lucky number
for all report a most agreeable time.
Chester Perkins of Portland spent
the week end here, looking after
business matters. He was a guest
at the home of his cousin Mrs. J. H
Bryson. He will be remembered as
the son of E. T. Perkins, former lone
Mrs. Elwynne Peck who has been
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Ferris, departed Tuesday for
her home in Corvallis.
J A. Troedson and W. G. Palma
teer made a trip to Pendleton Tu
esday to obtain machinery repairs.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Morgan, Jr.,
returned Monday from Baker, and
Mrs. Ida Grabill accompanied them
home. She reports her son, Gene,
is better, but still in need of medical
Rose Marie and Billie Gorger
spent the week end at home. They
returned to Pendleton Sunday in
time for Billie to play a violin solo
in a msical recital at the school His
sister accompanied him at the piano.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mankin and
Mrs. Bert Mason report good luck
fishing Saturday on Rhea creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Swales and
Mrs. Lorraine Leech of Vancouver,
Wash., spent the week end here.
When they returned they were ac
companied by Mrs. Swales' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark. Mrs.
Clark will return, but Mr. Clark
plans to remain there for awhile.
Katherine Griffith of E. O. C. E.
spent the week end at home.
Robert Zinter of Gooseberry and
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Zinter and
children of lone were called to Spo
kane Friday by the serious illness
of their mother.
Glen Burroughs of Kirksville, Mo,,
has returned home after a visit
here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Omar Rietmann enoyed a
brief visit the last of the week from
her mother and sister, Mrs. Inez
Freeland of Portland and Mrs. Elise
Merritt of Redmond.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Heliker,
who were married in The Dalles
April 14 have returned home. Their
friends charivaried them after the
dance Saturday night.
A large number of people from
all over Morrow county as well as
several neighboring counties at
tended the Braden-Bell dance at
the grange hall Saturday evening,
and taxed that building to capacity.
The Women's Topic club met Ap
ril 12 in Heppner at the home of
Mrs. D. M. Ward. Other hostesses
wore Mesdames Lana - Padberg, L.
E. Dick and W. J. Blake, who re
viewed, "Wind, Sand and Stars" by
Antione De Exupe'ry. Members at
tending were Mesdames E. M. Bak
er, M. E. Cotter, Clyde Denney, C.
F. Feldman, Elmer Griffith, E. R.
Lundell, Dorr Mason, Milton Mor
gan, Jr., Omar Rietmann, Victor
Rietmann and Agnes Wilcox. The
social meeting will also be held in
Heppner on Friday, April 19, at the
home of Mrs. L. E. Dick. I
By HARDMAN HIGH SCHOOL
The grade school board on Sat
urday reelected Miss Lurline Sparks
with an increase in salary. For the
lower grades they selected Miss
Lois Hewitt who at present is teach
ing in district No. 24, called the
"Willow School" in this county,
Mrs. Charles Roach and son spent
the week end at the home of Mrs.
Miss Oleta Raimey and Darrel
Farrens visited at the home of
Franklin Ely in Morgan Sunday,
Leslie Bleakman and Bruce
Strange visited Miss Pat Bleakman
at Cecil Sunday.
Raymond McDonald took the Ray
mond Wright sheep to the Lotus
Robison place one day last week.
Miss Ina Rauch of Alpine visited
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Neal
Knighten over the week end.
Miss Vern McDaniel and Cecil
McDaniel spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Harshman.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Leathers and
son Lloyd Leathers visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Leathers
Tuesday of last week.
Those attending the dance at
Matteson Saturday night were Mr.
and Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Jr., and
Maxine, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lee, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Reed, Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond McDonald, Miss
Frances Inskeep, Bunny Steers, Leon
Chapin, Buster Bleakman and Vern
The Seven Seamly Stitchers post
poned Thursdays meeting on ac
count of the full program of this
week. They will meet on May 1.
Guy Hastings from Eightmile vis
ited friends and relatives here over
A horse belonging to Oren Mc
Daniel was injured on Wednesday,
The injury resulted from being
kicked by another horse. Charlie
McDaniel shot the injured animal.
Mr. and Mrs. Tyndal Robinson,
Mrs. Al Lovgren and son Stacy
went to Condon on Sunday to visit
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lovgren and
children visited at the Al Lovgren
home on Saturday.
The Happy Health club met on
Monday, April 15. Games were play
ed in place of the usual reports. On
the social committee were Jeanne
Leathers, Nona Inskeep and Irl
Clary. On April 22 reports were
given by Vera McDaniel and Mil
The very pleasant weather has
awakened the urge to cook over
a campfire. On Friday and again
on Monday the ten members of the
Camp Cookery Crackerjacks, with
their leader, Mrs. Clary, cooked sup
per in the high school yard. G. I.
Clary was chief assistant and a
number of guests were present. Af
ter supper everybody played soft
ball for some time. At the homes
over the week end the Crackerjacks
were busy over fires and several
good cooks are evolving.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Johnson of
Heppner called at the Owen Leath
ers home on the way to Prairie City
Sunday. They were accompanied
by William Greener.
The one-act play, "Orville's Big
Date," is all ready to be presented
at the Eastern Oregon Speech Arts
festival on April 27. In the cast are
Vera and Vern McDaniel, Jeanne
Leathers and Mildred and Irl Clary.
All the high school students with
Mrs, Marie Clary and Mr. and Mrs.
Tyndal Robison are leaving early
Friday morning, for the itinerary
includes much of interest. All day
Saturday will be spent at the East
ern Oregon college, where in addi
tion to the play, two of our students
will participate in the poetry read
ing, Vera McDaniel with "Tommy"
by Kipling, and Mildred Clary with
"The Forsaken Merman" by Arnold.
On Wednesday, April 17, a clinic
Many were immunized against con
tagious diseases. The parents were
well pleased with the work of the
clinc and another one will be held
in the early summer. It will be
advertised and also cards will be
sent out well in advance by Mrs.
Leathers, local chairman of the
Morrow County Health association.
The church in Hardman: Services
Sunday, April 28, 1940: 7:30 p. m.,
subject, "Why the present European
conflict is not Armageddon," based
on Revelations 16 and 19 chapters.
This church features the Sunday
school, Christian Endeavor and mid
week service each week. E. L. Ely,
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McDonald
left Monday morning for a few days
visit at the home of Mrs. Hubert
McDonald in Pendleton.
The glorious weather of over a
week was thoroughly enjoyed by
everybody. Also it brought out the
flowers in various yards about town,
and especially out in the hills where
there is now an abundance of wild
flowers. A thorough and all-night
rain on Monday brought back the
disagreeable muddy condition which
soon disappeared. This is the most
beautiful time of year.
and three boys with Miss Coften as
chaperone motored to Yakima, Wm.,
for a week end outing.
of Wheat Decline
Export shipments of wheat in
spected by the grain division of the
state department of agriculture in
March totaled only 428,922 bushels,
compared with well over two mil
lion bushels in March, 1939. How
ever, March shipments exported this
year were larger than in February.
Destinations of the export ship
ments inspected last month were:
Belgium, Netherlands, Russia and
P. I. Bishop Dies
at Irrigon Home
By MRS. W. C. ISOM
P. I. Bishop passed awav at his
home here early Friday morning.
The remains were taken to Dayton,
Wash., for burial. His grand daugh
ter, Mrs. Norma Cross, from Wash
ington has been with her mother
for several days. The family left
Monday for Dayton.
Mrs. Nettie Flower who has been
visiting relatives and friends here
the past week returned to her
home in Heppner Saturday.
Irrigon grange gave a dance at
the high school auditorium Satur
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Steward left
for Portland Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leach motored
to Ukiah Sunday to take Cloyd
Leach to his claim near there where
he will spend the summer.
Miss Mary Acock who is attend
ing business college in Portland is
home for a two weeks' vacation.
The senior class of three girls
DRINKS AT OUR
always on order.
Fresh Fruits and
Contributions Taken for
CHINESE RELIEF SOCIETI
and Official Receipt Given
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
ED CIIINN, Prop.
for school and pre-school children
was held at the high school building
with Dr. M. C. Davis of the state
tuberculosis association and Miss
Lucille Vale, county nurse, in charge
assisted by Mrs. Owen Leathers and
Mrs. Carey Hastings. In the fore
noon all the grade and high school
students were examined and in the
afternoon 13 pre-school children.
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