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Thursday, May 2, 1940
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Fred W. Falconer and son, Fred,
Jr., have been in Heppner several
days this week looking after bus
iness interests. Fred, Sr., owns the
former Markham place in Cason
canyon which has been 'rented to
local people from year to year. The
former Pendleton sheep man is now
a resident of Walla Walla.
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daughters trom beattle are visiting
at the home of Mrs. Moburg's sister,
Mrs. W. S. Bennett. They arrived
Saturday evening in company with
Mr. Moburg who returned home
Sunday. Mr. Moburg is an engineer
at present engaged in bridge build
ing near Seattle.
Mrs. Doris Rice and Miss Inga
Bretzen of Portland were week end
visitors with Heppner friends. Mrs.
Rice recently received her certificate
as a trained nurse and is practicing
her profession in the city. Miss Bret
zen is engaged in public heath nur
sing. They were Saturday night
guests at the J. G. Barratt home.
Frank Young, in town yesterday
from the Gooseberry ranch, said
that moisture is plentiful out his
way and that more warm weather
is needed to put the crops in the
shape they should be at this time.
Several people attended the spring
rodeo at the Tony Vey ranch Sun
day. Included in the group were
Mr. and Mrs. . William Bucknum,
Margaret Farley, Tom Healy, D. M.
Ward and Pat Mollahan.
Merle Cummings and family spent
the week end in Porltand, and Mr.
Cummings reports seeing the Bea
vers of that city go to town in three
baseball games against the San
Mr. and Mrs. Orville L. Smith
arid son Jimmy motored to Spokane
Sundav. Mr. Smith returned home
Tuesday, while Mrs. Smith and son
stopped in Yakima for a week's
Lee and Harold Scritsmeier were
visitors in town yesterday afternoon.
Work is progressing toward getting
their sawmill operations on ppper
Rhea creek under way for the sea
son. Mr. and Mrs. William Becket and
children were week end guests at
the home of Mrs. Becket's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wehmeyer. The
Beckets make their home in Waits
burg. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Ward were
called to Wenatchee Monday morn
ing in response to a message that
Mrs. Ward s nephew was dead as
the result of a hunting accident.
Bill Freitag, chief cierk of the
Poz-ifin Power and Lisht company,
visited the Heppner office this week
on routine business. Freitag's nead
quarters are in Pendleton.
Mrs. C. C. Dunham, who spent a
month here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. O. G. Crawford, lett Sat
urday afternoon for her home in
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Saling of low
er Sand Hollow were Heppner bus
iness visitors Tuesday.
Glenn Hayes has gone to Lone
Rock where he is building a barn
on the Joe Hayes ranch.
Erik Bergstrom was a business
visitor in Heppner Wednesday from
his ranch on Eight Mile.
Phil Griffin, lone farmer, was
transacting business in Heppner
Lost Mink neck piece some place
on streets of Heppner or between
Heppner and Pendleton. Reward for
return to Mrs. J. O. Rasmus. 9p.
FORMER SPEAKER VISITS
Harrv D. Boivin of Klamath Falls.
former speaker of the lower house
of the Oreeon legislature, was a
Heppner visitor Moncjay. Boivin is
a candidate for delegate to the na
tional democratic conventon and is
making a tor of eastern Oregon in
terviewing members of his party. He
is running unpledged, stating that
he will follow the wishes of the
people. He was accompanied on his
tour by Lyie McCroskey, attorney
TO OPEN BEAUTY SHOP
Mrs. Myrtle Aiken went to Port
land the first of the week to pur
chase equipment for a beauty shop
which she will open in the quarters
formerly used by Gordelen Beau
ty shop. The place will be known
as Myrtle's Beauty Salon and will
be opened as soon as equipment can
be installed. Miss Helen Van Scho-
iack, formerly of the Gordelen shop,
has been retained as operator by
Cars driven by J. G. Thomson
and Bernie Allstott collided Tues
day afternoon' when Allstott backed
away from the curb opposite the
Thomson Bros, store and was struck
by the Thomson car. Thomson was
driving north when Allstott s car
suddenly loomed in front of him.
Both cars suffered minor damages.
WOOL BRINGS 25 CENTS
First wool sale of the season in
Morrow county was reported Tues
day from Portland where it was
stated that the Barney Doherty clip
had been purchased by J. B. Stan
field at a price of about 25 cents a
SHIP SHEEP TO IDAHO
Georee Slover of Weiser, Idaho,
shinned 2100 head of sheep from the
local yards last night to his ranch
in Idaho. Ewes and lambs made up
the lot purchased here from Frank
Wilkinson and C. W. McNamer.
Several car loads were added to the
shipment at Echo.
For Sale Washing machine driv
en radio battery charger. George
Medlock, Rhea creek.
Carnival is Offering
of Lexington School
The Lexington schools are enter
taining the county Saturday night
(Mav 4) in the form of a funful and
frolicsome carnival and dance. The
gym doors will open upon the gala
annual occasion at 7 p. m. and from
then on it's every funster for him
self. Sport and excitement will be the
bill of fare for the evening and such
devices of skill, fill and thrill are
so arranged that there will not be
a dull moment for anyone. Baseball
throw, fishponds, darto and movies;
a babv show, shooting gallery, spin
ning wheels and "Ge-Dunkem" will
be there to tempt the festive spirit
As an added feature, the Lex let-
termen are presenting their tennis
court dance by sponsoring Jack
Merrill's 8-piece orchestra for the
occasion. The proceeds of this dance
will go toward financing the school's
Good dancing, a miniature the
ater, skill, and thrill devices galore
and even a baby show are but a
few of the frivolity provokers to be
had. Saturday night is the big time
in Lexington and everyone from
old to young are invited to have
their fun in the school gym.
Calkins Leads the Field in Weeder Again in
The New REC-LA-M ATOR Weeder
"Roses in Snow"
Place orders now
With approximately a foot more clearance and
20 percent more strength The Standard weed
er is also available at dealers Ask your dealer
about the change over of V-Belts and Pulleys
replacing sprockets and chains for your combine.
OMAR RIETMANN, lone, Ore.
Heppner Gazette Times, Only $2.00 Per Year
& Machinery Co.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
D. H. JONES, Mgr.
Expert Acetylene and Electric
LIGHT OF THE WESTERN STARS
with Victor Jory, Russell Haydcn, Noah Bccry, Jr., Jo Ann Sayers
BLONDIE ON A BUDGET
with The Bumstcads
MERCHANTS' FREE MATINEE
SATURDAY Shows at 1 and 2:40 p. m.
Sponsored by the Merchants of Heppner in appreciation of your
Shirley Temple. Spring Byinprton, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sonderpaard,
Eddie Collins, Sybil Jason, Jessie Ralph, Helen. Ericson, Johnny
Russell, Laura Hope Crews
For many years to come you will remember "The Bluebird" as the
most beautiful picture ever made and the most human story ever
Movietone News Fashions Lew Lchr
PAL NIGHT: 2 adults 35c; 2 children 10c
Wayne Morris, Margaret Lindsay, William Gargan, Roscoe Karns
Not in a month of Tuesdays will you guess the identity of the!
murderer in this fast-moving action film.
A Chump At Oxford
STAN LAUREL, OLIVER HARDY
Stan and Ollie graduate from the gutter to Oxford but have a
time catching up with the educaion.
Wednesday-Thursday, May 8-9
TWO SHOWS EACH DAY
2:15 p. m. 75c inc. tax
8:00 p. m. $1.00 plus tax
10c, total $1.10
Reserved seats now on sale
for all shows. Mail and
telephone orders invited.
Telephone 1472 or 535.
Picture will be shown ex
actly as in Atlanta. It will
be shown only at increased
prices until 1941.