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Volume 57, Number 11
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, May 16, 1940
Subscription $2.00 a Year
Of Vacation Days
Classroom Duties of
Teachers and Pupils
School, to all practical purposes
and intents, ended Wednesday after-
, noon and today teachers and pupils
are picnicking at favorite spots
hereabouts. High school students
and faculty members took off this
morning for Hidaway springs; the
seventh and eighth grades selected
the old sawdust pile up Willow
n-nL- fnr- tVioit- rpnluwraix and the
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lower grade children were frolicking and appalling sutlering to mwions
RED CROSS MAKES
APPEAL FOR FUNDS
. Widespread Relief Measures
Needed to Cope With Situation
Arising from European War
An appeal for funds has been re
ceived by Russell McNeill, chair
man of the Morrow county chapter
of the American Red Cross, who
says that the invasion-of the
small countries m western Europe
has created a necessity for wide
spread relief measures. A telegram
from Norton S. Davis, chairman of
the Pacific coast division of- the
Red Cross, to Mr. McNeill, outlined
the needs of the organization and
urged immediate action by the lo
cal chapter. The telegram sent from
San Francisco follows:
"With the invasion of Holland,
Belgium and Luxembourg war has
now entered phase which will in
evitably result in bringing hardship
For More Data
Mahoney Tells Lions Club of
Heppner Lumber Company
Plan; Starting Set for June 15
Figures on '39 Show
and '40 Budget to
Get Careful Study
Finding that there are many an
gles to be considered in connection
with the Heppner rodeo, the board
of directors of the chamber of com
merce decided Wednesday noon to
defer taking action towards organ
izing for the 1940 show until given
an opportunity to study cost figures
on the 1939 show and a budget for
about the school grounds and the
The closing week's activities start
ed with the junior-senior banquet
and prom at the Episcopal parish
tnrvtav evening, where a
Lacking as Cam
paign Reaches End
Candidates seeking nominations
for offices on the republican and
democratic tickets will learn the
result of their efforts in the next
two or three days. Oregon's pri
ma iv election will often at 8 o'
clock a. m. tomorrow morning and
of helpless men, women and chil
dren. In order to inaugurate wide
spread relief measures the Ameri
can Red Cross is at once launching
a campaign for a minimum war re
lief fund of ten million dollars.
j , f Q1Vc imisiral Vnur ohan.er OUOta IS 331U. Flease
vaneu prugicuii jj. -
numbers and tap dancing rounded at once mobilize the entire leader-
mku fiirenlnr for the shin of vour chanter and commun-
UUl a mcmviawu. 0 ir - i J
nlnsed iv that vour auota may be reached
young -' i'v - - .
il. J A V, n-irmnacnlim With onrl pyrvpdpd WltilOUt delaV. J-jOCal
WTU1 UiUllIlg at urc 6jimiu... . -
: ;cWI lw fho Elks or- chanters retain 15 percent of coUec
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chestra. tion to cover their rehef expenses.
Graduation exercises ior we eigii- s mwuug W4C . . A . -rton , ,
th mde were held at the auditor- ficials was held and plans made for charged to the 1939 show and were
s . , . t, ttt nr-t. a t,,A At lMst four cared for under last years guaran-
ium last nigm. r. vv. avicuxujicj uc- letcivuig , . . . ,
uiuidsiiuBi ,wiT tee. As soon as the budgets are
livered the address ana awaras weie piaces m iieyiara. "QV o -
made for boys and girls who parti- nated for this purpose and chair- prepared another meeting of tfie
?f.r;. SlI a il av. n tw immunities have board of directors will be called for
, m , avrnntfP- the purpose of assigning commit
iliarv essav and nag contests, ivioi- neeu iwiuoku v. 0- - - - .
mtUy. ' & . . j Tn Hp. I tees, particularly one to sign up
iorie Sims was awaraeo. m&i. piavc menus iui rr - - -
in the essay contest, on the subject, ner, subscriptions may be left with guarantors. It is proposed to work
, , t , a tr..' r-,r TTumTvhrPvs Druff along the same lines as last year
wnv 1 rreier a jeiuui av-j nuawu s''ji r , i p pv x
" 7 . . t ; nA iret TJatinnal bank, when upwards of 50 guarantors
Dictatorsmp. iouise uiwu wuipu ui . . , -
Loma Jones tied for second place. The local officials have taken no signed to pay. -pot in excess of $25
Samuel Sato. received first award pkdge to raise the" quota but ' be- each final assessment amounting
in the flag contest and Walter Sku- heve that contributions will equal to 3.7.50 each
SsM placed second. Mrs. Lera or even exceed that amount It is So far as the board of directors
Crawford made the presentation in urgent that money be received im- is concerned there is no deposition
behalf of the auxiliary. Superin- mediately as the demand for relief on the part of the chamber of com-
tendent Alden Blankenship present- is growing hourly. merce to alter the rodeo program,
ed the diplomas. The seventh and Chairmen at other points in the The business group is stepping m
eighth grade girls chorus sang two county with whom subscriptions to help the rodeo association with
numbers, and Rev. Martin Clark may be left are Mrs. Martin Bauern- financing details and other matters
gave the invocation and the benedic- feind, Morgan; Mrs. "Walter Becket outside of actual presentation of the
!T and Mrs. Ben Andeson, Eightmile; show, leaving the arena manage-
With the auditorium resplendent Mrs. Edwin Hughes, Lena; Mrs. Iris ment m the hand, of those who have
" , , ra1r1wp.n. had the brunt of it heretofore.
in spring liowers, ana ueiuic - "'6- rsrannon, adiuumu, w . , , T . ,
assemblage of relatives and friends, irrig(n; Mrs. Herbert Hynd, Cecil; A proposal by Imogene Warder,
high school seniors in graduation City; Mrs. Herbert Hynd, Cecil; Miss an international lecturer, to appear
roSs were 'stimulated to further life Miss Dona Barnett, Lexington; Mrs. here some time durmg the summer
of usefulness by the baccalaureate Fred Mankin, lone, and Miss Elinor was turned down by the directors,
address of Martin Clark, "Ships and Tilden, Boardman. Her subject has to do with Europe
Havens," Sunday evening. Norbert m the present crisis and in view
PeavTplayed the processional and Haf MilllOIl Pounds of rapidlty
re y. v 7 a ThHIIp Barlow ,1UM 't,,,,w" are moving on the western front
tt02TZk W00l Changes Hands it was felt the lecture might be un-
T." . . . j "Aiio'c timelv.
.. lio- Wool buyers were active in Mor- p w. MaWy gave a
nouu . row and Umatilla counties tne eariy eventa connecti0n with rebuild-
nounced benedicuon. , ,,.ir rpt;,,Hins in the tj t,,i
i.S!TTfflSS wSl b Pchase of 500'000 P03 f W0Gl and Charles Cox stated that more
1940 high school gduwUi be prices ranged up work is to be done on Heppner-
Vipld m the eym-audiiorium di o.uv
Speaking before the Lions club
Monday, P. W. Mahoney outlined the
ft im of the Heppner Lumber
nnmmnv and announced that the
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new concern contemplates no less
than a 15-vear operation. Holdings
of the Bridal Veil Lumber and Box
company in this vicinity have al
ready been added to and negotia
Hons are under way for some larger
tracts which will provide cutting
for at least 15 years and maybe
longer. Mahoney said.
The financing program was ex-
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plained m detail, snowing u m- nmAtAaioa nt 1past. Should
terest each individual has in the - .,irdav
. . ifvir,cr know where they stand by Saturday
via j-w . o-- original uiveouitciit anu. -iunv"'o
this year's show. This decision was . understanding in reference to the morning.
, , c un . . . s . , -m.. LttP enthusiasm has been stir-
reacnea at a meeting oi wciu tock is t0 De soia locaiiy. maw far
called together to take up the rodeo part of the financing is be- red up over the pnniaryas far as
ing used in acquiring timber and it - d -
deemed a good policy to nave H"s"" . , " u
W pI. lntre5ted tough to. -
vestment even if for a compara- ""6 -
S smaU Tmount, as numerous verbal - favor of
tract are held by residents and it 1 on, the
is beheved these P"Lvor rly' on the
having the timber sawed here. lJ. J.tw nffipos. sher-
It is hoped to have the plant ready " " " , ' have
for sawing by June 15. Progress and the
during the last week has led he Ae c&se
management to beheve operation n.
can start by that time The earhest -jDi Bauman in
possible starting date isdesirab e as nn, . nhert Cox;
a supply of new lumber will be - "T. f-tnAa t D
7j . . i0i0 mill in county commissioner finds L. u.
needed to set the plying mil in V and George A.
motion as soon as it is ready. It is kin the nomination,
through the planing mill that the .. Mrs. Lucv E.
company bases its plans for year- - mcumbent; and Marie
L1 ed to send a W WSTS
selection, Albert bchunx, ana - Gieg French
committee to select the Lions rep
resentative was named, as well as
a nominating committee for the an
nual election of officers.
question. The meeting was held at
noon instead of the regular evening
session due to school exercises.
The budgets were asked for to
provide the chamber of commerce
with definite cost of the show be
fore undertaking to secure a guar
antee from the business houses and
others interested in seeing the ro
deo continued. It is the contention
of the rodeo association that oper
ating expense this year will be less
than last year, insofar as repairs and
additions made to the grounds were
Given U. P. Award
Saturday evening. The following'
program has been arranged: Pre
lude; processional; invocation; com
mencement address, Dean Victor P.
Morris, University of Oregon; mu
sical number; presentation of Jane
Withers memorial cup, representa
i fomiWr presentation of honor
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plaque, R. D. Knox, high school
rirvn1- nrpsentation of Norton
Winnard cup. Garnet Barratt, rep
resentative of the class of 1918; pre
sentation of class of 1940, A. ii.
Blankenship, superintendent; pre
sentation of diplomas, C. N. Jones
of school board.
Mr. Blankenship said this morning
w all high school students and
grade pupils must be in school at
1 o'clock tomorrow arternoon. ine
senior program will be given at
that time followed by issuance of
TO ATTEND CHURCH
Members of Lexington grange will
otonrl rhurch in a body bunday
morning, according to anouncement
made the first of the week.' Services
will be held in Lexington at 11 o'
clock and Rev. Moffat Dennis will
deliver the sermon.
to 27 cents a pound, with the av
wage better than 26 cents.
Several deals were made in the
Heppner district beginning with the
Lena mail route.
arrival of buyers the last week end. Good On PotamiiS
0 VILLI i- wemjr , r I ...
A, Cr. of Boston, has made the tol- a group oi np.iei
i i . tt KTr- rrVit isno are tenine xau ones uus ww. iui
lowing purciiciaca. xvojr iigym,, w ... .1. '1J
fleeces, 26 cents; Clyde Wright & lowing an excusion into the wilds
o rrAft r 971 nantc' Mrs O rOtamUS Creert MSI ouuudy. av-
Lottie Kilkenny, 2000 fleeces, 26 cording to reports several denizens
cents; Joe Hayes, 1200 fleeces, 26 ot the rimed stream iouna uie.i
cents- R. I. Thompson, 1100 fleeces, way into waiting creels of the local
26 cents; W. P. Kilkenny, Z4UU exponents w uddA iaiiu
fleeces, 26 cents; Bruce Kelly, oi tnem were sizeaoie.
number of fleeces not given, 27 eraio- oason " Uic w
cents a 24-inch steelhead, followed closely
Blackface lambs were reported up by Dr. L. D. Tibbies, who landed
a quarter of a cent Monday, going a 22-inch steelhead It is reported
from 7 cents a pound to 7 cents, that Charley Cox hooked a big one,
It is estimated that 85 per cent of too, but it got away. Other mem-
the Morrow county lamb crop has oers or tne pany w . .
have no opposition in their race for
the republican nomination for rep
resentatives. Charles McElligott has ,
the field to himself on the democra
tic ticket. In the race for congress
from the second district, Roy Ritner
and Rex Ellis have been battling on
a wide front over eastern Oregon
with tht result in doubt. The win-
T,iy1 TTlrvinnrlca-in Hcnnner. nm. urill Vinvf to battle it out With
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graduate of Heppner high school, the veteran Walter M. Pierce in the
who has been selected as winner fall election.
f Pnnifiv $100 scholar- R,imA intfwst has been displayed
Ul wju-vi i i ' v w
ship on the basis of outstanding work in state offices and there has been
done in 1939, plans to use his schol- brisk campaigning by both parties
arship at Oregon State college in for the posts of national committee
September, 1940, reports the college man and committeewoman, dele-
news service. gates to national conventions ana
TlQn,1 i 1fi vpnrs of age and has tho reference vote for president.
been five years in club work with Senator Charles L. McNary will re-
projects in sheep, pigs, dairy, poul- ceive Oregon's republican aeiegauon
try and vegetable gardening to his and Garner democrats are making a
credit. Active as a 4-H club officer, campaign to capture the democratic
he has been treasurer, secretary and delegation.
local leader. Shenil C. J. u. cauman states
A 5aforav whnlarshin to 4-H that, thp voting booths will be in
summer school, first place in Hoi- the same places as at the last elec-
stein in 1939, first place in nog tion with the exception or rieppner.
showmanship in 1939 and nearly $100 North Heppner will vote at the
in prizes are some of the awards Heppner Blacksmith iviacnine
Leland has won. He has been out- shop, South Heppner in the judge a
standing in agricultural work in the office at the court house.
Heppner chapter of the Future Far-
Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Turner
and son Mike of Portland spent the
week end at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Turner.
Earl McKinney of Rhea creek will
leave next week for Detroit, Mich.,
Dr. R. C. Lawrence and T. C.
Burroughs. Every member of the
group got the limit.
William Kummerland spent a few
hours in Heppner Saturday from
his ranch in Clark's canyon
A. C. Crowell of Morgan was
whpre he plans to purchase a truck transacting business in Heppner
and a passenger car. Wednesday
to Play at Reed
A auartet of tennis players from
case juimonoson tor any reason ,s - participate
unable to accept the scholarship, K t
mers of America.
Margaret Tamblyn, Heppner,
sophomore in Heppner high school
this year, was named alternate in
case Edmondson for any reason is
would use it in September, 1942
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x -ii r j college in rortxanu in.-giiiiiijiK 1
Margaret is 14 years of age andL b , A A1, ,, ,.v,;
, , . 1 i 1 inursaay. dudi. uutn lucuimiidiuij
has been five years m club work, ... twu r.raw.
carrying projects in cooking and ""-"7- .
Each year the Union Pacific rail
road awards a college scholarship
in agriculture or home economics
to the outstanding boy or girl club
member in each of the 18 Oregon
counties served by this railroad.
Seventeen have been awarded so far
Mrs. W. C. Van Winkle and son
William were in Heppner Wednes
day from the farm home in lower
Lewis Batty, Hfdman business
man, was a Heppner visitor Tuesday.
ford. Bob Pinckney and Howard
Wray to represent Heppner high
The tournament will be an all-
state affair, Blankenship says, and
the skill which has met neighboring
schools successfully during the sea
son drawing to a close will be given
opportunity to compete with play
ers from many sections. It is Blank
enship's belief that the Heppner
squad will make a good showing.
The matches will run through three
John Bergstrom, Eightmile grain
raiser, was a Heppner visitor Tuesday.