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Thursday, August 8, 1940
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner. Orejron
Gordon Ridings arrived this morn-1 Mrs. E. Harvey Miller who had
ing from New York city where he'ibe undergoing treatment for a
has been spending the summer doing
physical examination work follow
ing close of the spring session at
Columbia university where he tea
ches in the physical education de
partment. His sister, Miss Reta Rid
ings, an associate professor and head
of the research library at the Uni
versity of Wyoming, accompanied
him, and they will leave tomorrow
for Eugene accompanied by Mrs.
Ridings who has been spending sev
eral months at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Pinckney and
son Bob returned home on Tuesday
night from a week's vacation motor
trip which took them down the Ore
gon and California coast as far
south as San Francisco and a two
day stay at the world's fair. Return
was made via Sacramento, Reno, Al
turas, Lakeview, and between the
latter two points the large forest fire
that has been defying fighters for
several days was seen. Arriving in
John Day in time for supper Tues
day evening, the Pinckneys bumped
into the Heppner junketeers who had
just arrived at that point in their
Rodeo advertising tour.
Mra Earl W. Gordon spent last
week at Portland and Salem. At
the latter place she visited at the
home of her sister, Mrs. George
Stephens and attended the opening
of Salem's centennial celebration,
She encountered former Heppner-
ites on every hand. In Portland she
did Christmas buying for Gordon's
Drug store and was thrilled with the
beautiful stocks on display at whole
Glee Boyer of Portland, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Boyer and Mrs. Clar
ence Boyer of San Francisco passed
throueh Heroner Saturday from
Grant county where they visited rel
atives. The Boyers are former res
idents of this city and enjoyed
greeting old-time friends of the fam
ily while here.
Alex ' McDonald, former teacher
in the lone schools, is now at Med
ford and batting a click of .450 with
the Pearpickers' baseball team, ac
cording to word received by Fred
Hoskins. Mr. Hoskins was transact
ing business in the city yesterday
from the Rhea creek ranch.
L. V. Briggs, county treasurer,
has been granted two weeks leave
for a vacation period at the coast and
expects to leave about the 19th.
Miss Opal Briggs, Miss Florence
Moyer, John Fuiten and Ralph Tay
lor, ' grandson, will accompany him.
Haold Hoevt arrived this week
from Rapid City, S. Dak., where he
was a student the past year at
the South Dakota School of Mines
and is visiting at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Run
nion. Leonard Schwarz sustained a se
vere cut in the left forearm Sunday,
when a saw he was using at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Schwarz, slipped. The cut
was so deep it narrowly missed
hitting the main artery.
v Stockmen, sow Michel's grass. Mu
tual Seed Co., Hermiston, Ore. 24p.
week at Heppner hospital under
went an operation for apendicitis
today. At time of report her pro
gress had not been determined.
J. O. Rasmus is back on the pob
as watermaster following several j
weeks illness caused by an infected
ear. Though having not regained
his strength, his improvement has
been rapid since the infection clear
A daughter, Velton Annie, arriv
ed July 30 at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Lowell Winters at a mining
camp in Washington where they
live, according to word received by
the grandfather, Creed Owens.
Misses Leta Humphreys and Rose
Leibbrand are enjoying a vacation
motor trip in California, including
a visit to the world's fair at San
Francisco. Thev expect to return
home the 15th.
Mrs. E. H. Miller entered Hepp'
ner hospital last Saturday for treat
ment of an attack of appendicitis.
Good response to the treatment was
indicated at last report.
Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Tibbies and
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ferguson de
parted Tuesday for Yellowstone Na
tional park, on a week's vacation
Emery Burnside, old-time Mor
row county resident, was visiting
in the city Saturday with Jim Burn
side of Hardman.
The Women's Foreign Missionary
Set for State Fair
Fraternal day for the Oregon state
fair has been scheduled for Sunday,
September 8, the closing day, and
will be staged under direction of
the Oregon State Fraternal congress
with George H Weber of Portland
chairman of the committee which
has formulated plans to make it one
of the outstanding new days at the
Weber and his committee have
already outlined a program which
includes a parade of all drill teams
in the fairgrounds square, massing
of the colors in the stadium, follow
ed by a brief speaking program at
which Governor Charles A. Sprague
has been invited to give the address
of welcome. Mrs. Minnie Hiner,
president of the Oregon Fraternal
congress, will respond and a nation
ally known speaker will give the
address. Competitive drills for cash
prizes and trophies presented by the
fair will be features.
S. P. Abplanalp of the Mutual
Seed Co., Hermiston, was in the city
the first of the week introducing
Michel's grass, cross between Mosida
winter wheat and a large coarse
bunch rye grass, for sowing on local
stock ranges. The grass, developed at
University of Idaho, holds promise
of being specially adapted to needs
of stockmen in this section, said Mr.
Abplanalp, who reported sale of seed
to several stockmen.
Crowd Out Customers
Shoppers and others desiring to
park at the curb for a short time in
many cities often can not do so be
cause the greater part of available
space is being used by persons con
nected with stores and offices in the
vicinity, states E. B. McDaniel, pres
ident of the Oregon State Motor as
sociation in quoting from a report of
a recent nationwide survey of park
ing facilities made by the American
"Careful checks in some cities
have shown that while cars of bus
iness men and their employees con
stitute only 15 to 20 per cent of the
total cars parked," a report on the
survey stated, "the fact that they
are parked for long periods means
they use over half of the available
"The average time of four hours
and forty minutes used by managers
and employees of nearby businesses
in one city can be contrasted with
an average of forty-one minutes
V. R. RUNNION
Phone 452 Heppner, Oregon
used by persons shopping or patron
izing professional men. Thus, in this
case, each long-time parker used
up space which could have accom
modated seven potential patrons.
"The survey, undertaken to devel
op plans to help communities cope
with their parking problems, also
revealed that a number of cities have
found a way to remedy all-day park
ing by business people through pro
hibition of curb parking before 9:30
a. m. In one city, for example, it
was found that nearly one-third of
all vehicles violating the one-hour
limit in the central business district
were parked before 9:30 a. m.," the
motor association president said.
BUILDING NEW HOUSE
Ground was broken this week on
the R. L. Benge property in north
Heppner for a new house. N. D. Bai
ley is the carpenter in charge.
IS NEW ADVISER
Maurice Shepherd has been nam
ed new educational adviser at Camp
society of the Methodist church will Heppner, CCC, and with Mrs. Shep.
Cr Machinery Co.
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
D. H. JONES, Mgr.
Expert Acetylene and Electric
meet on Tuesday, August 13, in the
basement of the church at 2:30 p. m.
Dr. and Mrs. Hutchins of Pendle
ton, former Kansans, called in Hepp
ner Sunday with their friends, Mr.
and Mrs. H. J. Strecker.
Dr. and Mrs. Dwight Miller were
called to Portland Friday by word
of serious illness of Mrs. Miller's
father. They returned home Tues
day. E. R. Huston, city recorder and
grocer, is confined at home by an
illness with which he was taken
Mrs. Melissa Marlatt, pioneer res
ident, sustained a broken arm yes
terday in a fall at her home.
herd will make his home here. Mr.
and Mrs. Shepherd are both grad
uates of Oregon State college, and
Mrs. Shepherd is a niece of W. L.
Blakely of this city. They have made
numerous friends on former visits
at the Blakely home here, who wel
come them as neighbors.
Motorists have been known to re
turn from long trips with more "oil"
than when they started out, although
they had not added to the supply.
The mystery was explained by the
discovery that dilution by gasoline
had actually raised the crankcase
August clearance on all summer
hats, coats, suits and dresses. Cur
ran's Ready-to-Wear. 23-26
"The House of Bargains"
Sale on Oil Stoves
Kerogas 3-burner. O. K. $3.00
M-W & Co. 3-burner.
O. K $2.25
Perfection Buffet shelf, 3-
burner. O. K $2.75
Single Burner Oil stove 75
Vapo Gas stove, 3-burner $2.25
Albert Lea Kitchen Kook
Oil Heaters $1.10 to $2.25
High piessure, 3-burner $8.00
DRINKS AT OUR
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Fresh Fruits and
Contributions Taken for
CHINESE RELIEF SOCIETT!
and Official Receipt Given
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"The Singing Hills" and "Gaucho Serenade" are among the songs
in this uatest Gene Aulicy-Siniley Burnette action photoplay.
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
with Sidney Tolcr, Marjorie Weaver, Lionel Atwill
Triple murder on the high seas and the only clue is thirty pieces
with Jeancttc MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco,
II. B. Warner, Grant Mitchell
The finest musical entertainment that money, taentl and insipration
could bring to our screen. Based on the musical operetta 'New Moon'
PAL NIGIIT: 2 Adults, 40c; 2 Children, 10c
We Who Are Young
with Lana Turner, John Shclton
Wed.-Thu., August 14-15
with Madeleine Carroll, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Tullio Carminati,
Muriel Angelus, Lynne Overman
Romance and adventure in the African jungles.
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