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Thursday, June 20, 1940
ileppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Griffith of Eu
gene were guests a few days the
last week at the home of Mr. Grif
fith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. N.
Griffith. Guy Griffith was born in
Heppner but has spent very little
of his life here. He is an engineer
on the Southern Pacific in the Port
land division. Business on the S.
P. has shown improvement in recent
months, he says. The company has
placed two new passenger trains in
service this spring, due, perhaps,
to the expositions.
Visitors at the Frank S. Parker
ranch over the week end were H. D.
Dunlap and Elvin Dunlap of Waits
burg. They were enroute to Browns
ville for the pioneer picnic, H. D.
Dunlap being a native of that sec
tion. Mr. Dunlap is an oldtime fid
dler and always carries the instru
ment with him to picnics and other
assemblies, ready to entertain with
melodies of pioneer days. He is an
uncle of Mrs. Parker and O. G.
Mrs. Lera Crawford and sons
Hugh and Calvin left early Tuesday
morning for Berkeley, Calif., where
they will spend the summer. Mrs.
Crawford and Hugh will take sum
mer school work at the University
of California. They were accom
panied to San Francisco by Daniel
Chinn who will visit his mother and
take in the exposition, returning
home in about two weeks.
Rev. Martin B. Clark and family
left Sunday evening on a vacation
trip which took them to Merced,
, Calif., the home of Mr. Clark's par
ents. Enroute they stopped at
Grants Pass and spent a day with
Mrs. Clark's family. William Mc
Caleb accompanied them, expecting
to go on to southern California to
visit Milton Morgan and look over
E. R. Frederickson and son George
from Salem are spending some time
in Lexington where they are doing
some carpenter work on a residence.
They were in Heppner yesterday
and while here did some advertising
for the Salem centennial celebration
to be held July 30-August 4, inclu
sive, Mr. Frederickson displaying a
fine entry in the "whiskerino" con
test. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Snyder
expected to leave this morning for
Miles City, Mont., where Mr. Snyder
is returning to his work in a saddle
factory after spending a month of
vacation here and at the coast. Mrs.
Snyder expected to spend the re
mainder of the summer at the Mon
Chevrolet Builds Its 900,000th 1940 Car
Here is the 900,000th car of Chevrolet's 1940 model
production, as it left the assembly line at Flint, Mich.,
June 12, less than one month after No. 800,000 was
completed. Beside the car are M. E. Coyle, general
manager of the Chevrolet Motor Division (left), C. E.
Wetherald, general manufacturing manager (right), and
Arnold Lenz, assistant manufacturing manager, who
were present in the plant when the car was produced.
L. W. Briggs, county treasurer,
says that his office in the court
house will be. closed from Friday
to Monday. He is taking his daugh
ter, Miss Opal Briggs, to Portland
for consultation with the Pacific Tel
ephone and Telegraph company doc
tor. Mrs. Lucy E. Rodgers and Mrs.
R. C. Young drove to Portland Tu
esday afternoon to attend the annual
conference of the Methodist church.
Mrs. Rodgers will go on to Salem
to a conference of school superin
tendents before returning to Hepp
ner. J. L. Gault was in Heppner the
latter part of the week from his
home in Corvallis. A resident here
during liquidation of the First Na
tional Bank of Heppner and the
Farmers and Stockgrowers bank,
for which he was receiver, Gault's
visits have been infrequent since
he left. .
George Chaney and Den Schu
mann of Portland were week end
guests at the Frank S. Parker ranch.
The youths were enroute to the Dil
lard French ranch to work in hay
harvest. Chaney spent part of last
summer here and worked for Mr.
Miles Mulligan returned Thurs
day from Ritter where he spent
about a month taking treatments at
the hot springs. He is greatly im
proved in health and has dispensed
with the crutches which were a
necessary part of his equipment for
Mrs. E. L. Morton of Newberg is
a guest this week of Mrs. Charles
B. Cox. She is also enjoying re
newing other Heppner friendships,
formed during her residence here
when Mr. Morton was manager of
First National bank of Portland,
Mr! and Mrs. M. D. Clark are en
joying a visit with their daughters,
Mrs. Frank E. Riggs of Cottage
Grove, who with her son Clark
arrived Sunday evening, and Mrs.
Gordon Ridings of New York, who
Mrs. Edna Turner was a passenger
to Portland Tuesday evening to
spend a few days on business. Mrs.
Turner and Mrs. Eula Barnhouse
expect to leave shortly for Berke
ley, Calif., to take summer school
work at theJJniversity of California.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aiken and
Mrs. Hanson Hughes drove to The
Dalles Tuesday to attend the funer
al of Mrs. Lewis Peterson, an aunt
of Mrs. Aiken's and also related
to Mrs. Hughes.
"Chevrolet has built 300,000 cars in less than three
months," Mr. Coyle pointed out. "The 600,000th of
these models was built on March 21, the 700,000th on
April 16, the 800,000th on May 13, and the 900,000th
on June 12. This production rate closely parallels the
consistently heavy sales volume since the introduction
of the 1940 models last October, sales during March,
April nd May alone totalling 307,345."
CHURCH CONFERENCE SLATED
A church conference has been
scheduled for June 26 beginning with
a potluck supper at the Congrega
tional church in lone, announces
Rev. Moffat Dennis, pastor of the
united churches of lone and Lexing
ton. Dr. F. W. Sterlings, state su
perintendent of the Baptist church
and Dr. Frank E. Carlson, Congre
gational superintendent, will be pre
sent to discuss the problems of or
ganization in the church. The con
ference is not exclusive of church
members, Rev. Dennis states, and an
invitation has been extended to the
public to attend and participate in
PATMAN BILL OUT
The house subcommittee Tuesday
reported the Patman bill unfavora
ble, the committee spokesman, Mr.
McCormack, stating that it is neither
regulatory nor a tax measure. The
bill was drawn up for the purpose
of regulating chain stores.
THE UNITED CHURCH,
Sunday School, Lexington and lone,
10:00 a. m.
Morning Worship, lone, 11:00 a. m.
Sermon, "The Enthusiasm of Je
sus." Young People's Service, Lexington,
7:00 p. m.
Evening Worship, Lexington, 8 p. m.
Daily Vacation Church School, lone,
9:00 a. m.-ll:30 a. m,, Monday
through Friday. ,
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Wilson and
daughters, Shirley and Dorotha, left
Monday for Portland. Mr.- and Mrs.
Wilson will spend a few days in the
city before returning home. The
girls went on to Bremerton, Wash.,
to visit at the home of an aunt.
Edison Morgan and family of lone
were Heppner visitors Wednesday.
Mat H alvorsen, pioneer lone
merchant and farmer, was transact
ing business in Heppner Tuesday.
Mrs. W. V. Crawford of Portland
is a guest this week at the home of
her sister, Mrs. Alva Jones while
enjoying a visit with relatives and
Regular meeting of Heppner lodge
No. 69, A. F. & A. M., Saturday eve
ning, June 22. Important business.
Jas. Leach, W. M.
Remodeled house and nine lots at
Lexington for sale or rent. Inquire
Lexington Service Station. 16-17p.
Oscar Peterson, lower Eightmile
farmer, was transacting business in
Henry Peterson of Eightmile at
tended a meeting of the American
Legion in Heppner Monday eve
ning. Misses Laura Ball and Marilyn
Kirk left Sunday for the Episcopal
summer school at Cove, which will
be in session "for ten days.
Let G. T. Want Ads help you dis
pose of surplus stock.
The More Folks You Tell
The More Goods You Sell
1 Special Summer
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Come in and see our stock. We
have many new bargains in new
and used furniture, tools and
equipment. We have a china
closet, bufet, chiffonier, vanity,
tables, chairs, cupboards, dishes,
new coil springs new mattresses,
stoves, shovels forks, axes, an ice
box and many other bargains.
You are always welcome.
The STAR REPORTER
Further adventures with Andy Dcvine and Richard Arlen
SANDY IS A LADY
with the adorable Baby Sandy and laugh-provoking Mischa Auer
FORTY LITTLE MOTHERS
A new Eddie Cantor in one of the most appealing, heart-warming
picaures ever produced a fine, wholesome story, a score of pretty
girls, and last but not least, there's an amazing eight-months old
baby who steals the show!
PAL NGIIT: 2 adults 35c; 2 children 10c
with Lupe Valcz, Leon Errol, Donald Woods, Linda Hayes
A hilarious slapstick comedy
Wednesday-Thursday, June 26-27
Dr. Kildar's Strange Case
Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Larainc Day, Samuel S. Hinds, Emma
Dunn and Nat Pendleton in the newest of this popular series.
Mrs. Jap Crawford and Mr. Norton
King drove to Portland last Friday
to visit their father, Mr. A. T. King,
G. T. Want Ads bring resuhs.
V. R. RUNNION
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Contributions Taken for
CHINESE RELIEF SOCIETY
and Official Receipt ,Given
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