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Thursday, May 9, 1940
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner,
Oregon Pare Five
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Mrs. J. F. Lucas returned home
Sunday evening from a visit of
several days in Portland and New
berg. She rode home with Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Rayburg who were re
turning to their home in Walla Wal
la after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. E.
L. Morton in Newberg. Mr. Morton
is reported to be recovering slowly
from an operation undergone re
cently in Portland, still being con
fined to his home at Newberg. Mr.
Rayburg is manager of the Veter
ans hospital in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Bukenbine left
left Sunday evening for Yreka, Cal.,
called there by the serious illness
of Dr. A. B. Gray. Dr. and Mrs.
Gray were attending a ball game
at Yreka Sunday afternoon and he
became suddenly ill. The Grays,
former residents of Heppner, now
reside at Dorris, Cal.
A business visitor in Heppner the
first of the week was Alex McNabb
of Pasco, who represents a live
stock firm in Spokane. McNabb. is
a former Morrow county resident
and has the distinction of holding
the first life membership card is
sued by Heppner lodge 358, B. P.
Mrs. C. M. Lutkins was in Hepp
ner Monday from her home in Hard
man. She said that Mr. Lutkins is
running a tractor for Oscar and Carl
Peterson, having the night shift.
Moisture apparently is less in 'the
Hardman section than in the lower
country, according to Mrs. Lutkins.
Gilbert Dickson, propietor of
Dickson's Variety store, spent Fri
day here assisting in the store due
to the rush resulting from the school
restival. Mr. Dickson operates a
variety store at Pomeroy, Wash. He
was accompanied on the trip to
Heppner by Mrs. Dickson.
Leonard Kraft of the Bridal Veil
Lumber and Box company is in
town today checking up on pro
gress at the Heppner Lumber com
pany plant. Mr. Kraft is an official
of the new company which is re
constructing the mill destroyed by
fire last fall.
Mrs. W. C. McCarty, Mrs. A. D.
McMurdo, Mrs. J. G. Barratt and
Mrs. L. E. Dick left this morning
for the Willamette valley to spend
Mother's Day. The first three have
Corvallis as their destination and
Mrs. Dick is going to Eugene.
Heppner market, operated by A.
E. Burkenbine, is undergoing some
changes. New masonite floor cover
ing has been laid and it is planned
to put in a new entrance to the
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine E. Isom had
as week end guests Mr. Isom's bro
ther and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Layton
(Jack) Isom of Portland. The vis
itors enjoyed a fishing trip while
Read the Wincharger ad.
$3 at Mill
Norbert Peavy was called to San
Francisco on business. Leaving last
night, he was accompanied by Nor
ton King who went along to assist
with the driving. They expected to
be -back tomorrow evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Slocum of Mon
ument were transacting business
and visiting friends in Heppner yes
terday. That section is having a
fine spring, according to Mr. Slo
cum. E. J. Fitzgerald, in charge of post
office leases for the Seattle district,
is in the city today completing ar
rangements for leasing the Babb
building for the local postoffice.
Lee Beckner was in from the
ranch south of lone Tuesday' to at
tend the joint meeting of directors
of the Heppner Rodeo association
and the chamber of commerce.
Postmaster Cas. B. Cox lost out
in a bout with pleurisy the last
of the week and spent several days
recuperating at home. He was able
to be out again Tuesday.
Mrs. D. K. West of Chicago, in
charge of building construction for
an eastern company, was in the city
Monday evening consulting with T.
Babb, local contractor.
Clarence Hesseltyne enjoyed a
visit Thursday night from his sis
ter, Mrs. Pearl Wallace of Palouse,
Wash., and his aunt, Mrs. C. W.
McCoy of Spokane.
The Women's Foreign Missionary
society of the Methodist church will
meet in the "basement of the church
at 2:30 p. m., Tuesday, May 14.
Mrs. Harold L. Stiles, who spent
the past week in Heppner with her
mother, Mrs. Josie Jones, left Sun
day for her home in Portland.
Walter Depuy, manager of Dick
son's variety store, was laid off work
for several days this week by an
attack of flu.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan McCurdy
left this morning for Forest Grove
to spend the week end with their
children, Harlan, Jr., and Maxine,
students at Pacific university.
Harry Chinn of Portland visited
Friday with his cousin, Edward
Chinn. Harry worked in the Elk
horn restaurant here for several
A. E. Victor, regional director of
the Soil Conservation Service, with
headquarters at Spokane, was a bus
iness caller in Heppner Wednesday.
A 7V2 pound daughter was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Buhman at
their home in this city Tuesday
Herman Neilson was transacting
business in Heppner Wednesday
from his ranch in the Hardman
W. T. Doherty was a business vis
itor in Heppner Wednesday from
his ranch in the Wells Springs vicinity.
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RHEA CREEK NEWS
On May 10 at 6:30 p. m. there
will be a birthday dinner honoring
grangers whose birthdays fall in the
months of April, May and June.
Mrs. Helen Baker, Mrs. Leonard
Carlso and Mrs. John Bergstrom
have charge of the decorations. Reg
ular grange meeting will follow the
Mesdames Carolyn Bergstrom,
Hannah Anderson, Ruth Bergstrom,
Misses Katherine Burns and Caro
lyn Bergstrom attended the mothers
and daughters banquet in Heppner
on Monday evening.
Nancy Hanna is spending a few
days with her grand parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Charley Becket, while her
parents, Mr. and Mrs John Hanna,
Jr., are moving to the new home on
the Reaney place below Lexington.
M. and Mrs. Charley Becket and
daughter visited at the home of
Mrs. Becket's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Van Horn in Fossil the latter part
of last week.
On the evening of May 3 an of
ficers meeting of the Rhea Creek
grange was held at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Rugg.
This week will see the end of
plowing for another season in this
section of the country. Several are
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson and
Mr. and Mrs. Clive Huston spent
Sunday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Carolyn Bergstrom.
A Mother's Day program will be
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