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Thursday, June 13, 1940
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner,
Three former Heppner women,
members of a pioneer family, were
calling on old acquaintances and
friends Monday. Mrs. Margaret Em
erson Reed, Mrs. Myrtle Horner
Mays and Miss Nellie Horner, all
of Portland spent the week end as
guests of Mrs. Delia Corson of lone
and with Mrs. Corson spent several
hours in Heppner Monday. They
expressed profound surprise at the
many changes that have brought
about great improvement in the old
home town. Their father, the late
D. W. Horner, was a pioneer har
ness and saddle maker, working for
many years in the Noble shop here.
Bob Pinckney has joined the staff
of the Gazette Times in the capacity
of apprentice. He took his initial
baptism Monday morning by melt
ing the metal which is used in the
Linotype and for casting advertising
cuts. This is heavier work but far
less romantic than rescuing a quar
ter from the ink barrel, running
down the paper stretcher, or comb
ing the business houses for white
lamp black, such as was the devil's
lot when older members of this
newspaper family were doing their
Mrs. Edwin P. Hoyt and son Dick
and Miss Loye DeVore were guests
Monday evening at the J. G. Bar
ratt home. Dick remained here for
a visit at the Barratt home while
Mrs. Hoyt and Miss DeVore return
ed Tuesday to their home in Port
land. Mrs. Hoyt reported clear
weather for the Rose Festival, which
she pronounced a fine show.
A card from Miss Rachel For
sythe mailed at Sheridan, Wyo.,
June 6, stated that she, in company
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.
C. Forsythe, and brother Jack, all
of Ashland, had eaten breakfast at
Old Faithful inn that morning. The
Forsythes are en route east and Miss
Forsythe plans to visit the New
York fair before returning to Ore
Steve Jenkins, employee of the
R. A. Thompson ranch, is in the
Heppner hospital suffering from
an infected foot. He ran a pitchfork
tine through the foot while pitching
hay last Saturday and did not real
ize the seriousness of the injury
until Monday when he came to town
for medical assistance.
Mrs. F. W. Turner will leave next
wee kfor Portland to spend a few
days with her daughter, Anabel,
and f rom there will go to Seattle,
where she will embark for Valdez,
Alaska, to visit at the home of her
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Huddleston. She will
be away from home about a month.
Tilden Williams of Hardman is
spending a few days in Heppner this
week receiving medical attention
for an injury sustained the past
week. While employed in Rock creek
canyon he fell on a rock slide with
the result that one leg was severely
skinned and bruised.
Douglas Parker, Jerry Phillips and
Edgar Smith of Condon are Hepp
ner visitors today. Parker was a
member of the class of 1940 at the
University of Oregon, graduating
from the school of journalism. The
other boys are undergraduates at
Mrs. Lillian Gray McCormick, di
visional worker of the Salvation Ar
my for the state of Oregon, paid
Heppner a visit Monday; This is
Mrs. McCormick's 15th year in the
work in Oregon and she said she
is receiving generous response.
Bernard and Scott McMurdo re
turned to Heppner Saturday to
spend the summer vacation. Ber
nerd is a student at North Pacific
Dental college, Portland, and Scott
attends Oregon State college at Cor
vallis. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Woods are
spending the week here with Mrs.
Woods' mother, Mrs. Albert Rea.
Their son, Bill, was a member of
the class of 1940 at Washington high
school in Portland, his graduation
being an event of last week.
Mr and Mrs. F. B. Nickerson re
turned to Heppner Tuesday accom
panied by their son Francis, who
was a member of the graduating
class at the University of Oregon.
Mrs. Alex Green accompanied them
on the trip.
E. G. Noble is slowly recovering
from a serious attack of flu which
has held him bedfast for the last
two weeks. It will be some time
before he will be able to resume his
post at the saddle shop.
Joann Crawford, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. V. Crawford of Port
land, is visiting Heppner relatives.
She accompanied Mr. and Mrs. J.
O. Turner and son Don from Port
land Sunday evening.
Mrs. Cora Knotts and Mrs. Avis
Eads of Pilot Rock" attended the
burial services for D. C. Wells here
Tuesday. Mrs. Knotts is a sister of
Mrs. Richard Wells and Mrs. Eads
was formerly Mrs. Elwin Shipley.
John W. Maidmnt and son, C. W.
Maidment, were transacting business
in Heppner Wednesday from their
home at Lonerock. John W. Maid
ment is a veteran stockman of that
Herval Pettyjohn, young son of
Raymond Pettyjohn, suffered a frac
tured left arm Monday evening
when thrown from a horse at the
ranch. He was brought .to town
for medical attention.
Mrs. Elsie Cowins and Hazel
Cantwell motored to Pendleton
Monday taking Mrs. Sadie Riggs to
her home there after a visit with
her sister, Mrs. Joe Snyder.
Lieut. Marius P. Hanford and fam
ily were among the Heppner con
tingent who drove to Portland to
see the Rose Festival last week end.
Dr. J. P. Stewart, Eye-sight spe
cialist of Pendleton will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on WEDNES
DAY, JUNE 19th.
Glenn Y. Wells, who attended
commitment services for his broth
er, D. C. Wells, here Tuesday, re
turned to his home' in Portland
County Clerk C W. Barlow and
family drove to Portland Thursday
to visit relatives a few days and
take in the Rose Festival.
Miss Kathryn Parker returned
Sunday from La Grande where she
is a student at Eastern Oregon Col
lege of Education.
Regular meeting of the Eastern
Star will be held at the lodge hall
Friday evening, June 14.
Miss Fern Knight of The Dalles
was a geust of Miss Harriett Pointer
a few days the past week.
Miss Kathleen Furlong of Salem
is a guest this week of relatives
and friends in Heppner and vicinity.
Weaner Pigs: C. White or O. I. C.
cross, $3.00 Near Col. school house.
H. G. McCully, Hermiston, Ore. 15-17
Sixteen-foot 'combine to sell or
trade for cutting. B. H. Peck, Lex
GOING TO CONVENTION
A number of Heppner Elks plan
to drive to Pendleton in the morn
ing, some of them taking the Hepp
ner school band which will appear
in the parade and play street con
certs. The Pendleton lodge and the
city have made extensive prepara
tions for entertaining the visitors
at the annual state convention.
V. R. RUNNION
j REAL ESTATE
J Phone 452 Heppner, Oregon
& Machinery Co.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
D. H. JONES, Mgr.
Expert Acetylene and Electric
ELECTED CLASS PRESIDENT
J. O. Turner had the distinction
of being elected president of the
class of 1930 when the class reunion
was held at Willamette univesity
last week end. He is the third mem
ber of the class to be elected to the
position, inasmuch as the class meets
in reunion every five years. His
term will expire in 1945.
One of the deficiencies in driving
ability most often encountered in
examining drivers is inability to start
on a hill without slipping backward,
according to word from the traffic
safety division of the secretary of
state's office. Drivers were urged
to practice this feat in order to
avoid possible accidents. During
April 46 accidents occurred on hills,
many of them due to inability to
handle a car on a steep grade.
tatistics may be dry, but so are
the road surfaces in most of Ore
gon's traffic accidents, disclosed in
a bulletin from the office of the
secretary of state. During the month
of April, 68 per cent of the traffic
crashes in the state occurred on dry
roads and 66 per cent of all fatal
accidents occurred on dry surfaces.
"The House of Bargains"
Fruit Jars, per dozen 60c up
Bedsteads $1.50 up
New Coil Springs $7.50
New Mattresses $6.25
CAMP STOES $2.50
Kitchen Range $12.50
Horse Hobbles pr. 80c
Riding Bridles $1.50 up
Latigos 50c to COc
Gas Lamps & Lanterns $1.50
3 Famous Trains
Streamliner 39- 34 hour to
Chicago. 5-sailings monthly, 6:30
p. m., on 1st, 7th, 13th, 19th, 25th.
Make reservations. No extra fare.
Portland Rosa daily 9:33 p. m.
Pacific Limited daily 8:00 a. m.
Porter Service and Free
Pillows in all Coachet
Example of Low Fares East
One Way Only $40.41
M COACH puiiman
Free Booklets on World' Fair, Sim
Valley, Idaho and National Parks.
Ask local agent about
travel on Credit. No
i monev down. Pay later.
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GAME COMMISSION HEARING
The Oregon State ame commission
will hold its annual hearing in re
gard to himting regulations on Sat
urday, July 12, at its office in 616
Oregon building, Portland. Ques
tionnaires have been mailed to
sportsmen's associations and cham
bers of commerce asking for recom
mendations for the coming season.
The commission does not have com
plete authority in making game reg
ulations and seeks the assistance of
other organizations. It is urged that
the different groups send in these
recommendations as soon as possible.
Gene Gray, wheat rancher of the
Social ridge district was transacting
business in Heppner Monday.
$3 at Mill
The STAR REPORTER
The House of Seven Gables
with George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price, Dick Foran,
Nathaniel Hawthorne's renowned story comes to the screen with all
its original power and drama.
Bullets For Rustlers
with Charles Starrctt, Loma Gray and western songs by
Sons of the Pioneers
IF I HAD MY WAY
with Bing Crosby, Gloria Jean, Charles Winninger, El Brcndel,
Allyn Josslyn, Claire Dodd, Nana Bryant and famous favorites
of all time including Eddie Lconad and Trixie Friganza
Five great new tunes in addition to "Ida" and "Rings on My Fingers."
PAL NIGHT: 2 adults 33c; 2 children 10c
A novelty production in which a scientist devises a means of reduc
ing mice, men and other mammals to miniature dimensions. Photo
graphed in color.
Wednesday-Thursday, June 19-20
THE FIGHTING 69TH
with James Cagncy, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn, Alan
Hale, Frank Mcllugh, Dennis Morgan, Dick Foran
The story of Father Duffy, famous wartime chaplain, and the 69th
New York Regiment.
Mrs. Ted Shanks, nee Eleanor
Cohn, was a visitor in Heppner the
first of the week with her brothers,
Harold and Henry Cohn. Her home
is in Marshfield.
Gazette Times want ads get re
sults. Yo ucan't get more for your
money any other way.
DRINKS AT OUR
always on order.
Fresh Fruits and
Contributions Taken for
CHINESE RELIEF SOCIETS
and Official Receipt Given
MEALS AT ALL HOURS
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