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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, August 22, 1940
Mrs. Emert Injured
In Rodeo Accident
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
Mrs. Delbert Emert of lone was
thrown from her horse on Saturday
just as she was preparing to line
up with other riders for the parade.
She was bruised and scratched quite
Rev. Moffat Dennis announces that
there will be church again in lone
on Sunday morning. Rev. and Mrs.
Dennis and son have been on a two
weeks vacation at Portland and vi
cinity. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Stefani and
Arthur returned Sunday night from
a visit at Canby with his parents.
The Womens Topic club will hold
a picnic at Parkers Mill on Sunday,
August 25. All members and their
families are invited to attend.
Relatives here are receiving an
nouncements of the birth of a six
pound boy to Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Botts of Milton-Freewater. The
young man was born on Monday and
was named Robert Stanley.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ely motored to
Roseburg on Monday. They were
accompanied by their daughter, Mrs.
Wallace Matthews, who is returning
home after spending most of the
Mrs. Clara Newlin returned re
cently from a trip to Fairbanks, Al
aska, where she visited her son.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rietmann and
family spent the last few days in
The Dalles, where Ruby Ann and
Billy Joe had their tonsils removed.
They returned Sunday night driving
a new car.
Mr. and Mrs. David Rietmann and
family and Mrs. E. J. Bristow and
grandchildren, Mary Jean and Don
ald Bristow, motored to Walla Walla
on Sunday to visit relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Werner Rietmann
are vacationing in the Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Klimczak
and children left on Wednesday for
their home in Salem. They have
spent the summer in lone where Mr.
Klimczak was employed.
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Haguewood
and children came home from Pen
dleton on Tuesday, where Mary Lou
and Ronald underwent tonsilectom
ies. Harry Yarnell returned on Mon
day from Bickleton, Wash., where
he was visiting relatives. His father,
W. A. Yarnell, came back with him.
Miss Eva Swanson of Salem spent
the week end in lone visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Swan
son, and attending the Rodeo.
Many people from lone went to
Heppner to attend the Rodeo. The
float, "Goddess of Grain" entered
. in the parade on Saturday by Wil
lows grange, won first prize for
floats and the grand sweepstakes
Miss Phyllis Crutcher of Bright
wood is visiting her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Lindstrom of
Mrs. J. W. Howk and children of
Condon were Friday night guests at
the Elmer Griffith home at Morgan.
On Saturday they attended the Ro
deo in Heppner and then returned
to their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Linn and Leeta
of Hood River left on Sunday for
their home after about a weeks visit
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
Miss Elaine Turner of Summer
ville is a guest of her aunt, Mrs.
Albert Lindstrom, arriving on Wed
nesday. Mrs. E. B. Wright and sons of
Baker are visiting her mother, Mrs.
Ida Grabill. They arrived on Sun
day. Miss Bertha Akers, who is taking
nurses training at Emanuel hospital
in Portland is home for her vacation.
Mrs. E. G. Sperry and daughters,
Charlotte and Eileen, returned from
Portland Thursday night, where the
girls have been spending the sum
mer visiting their aunt, Miss Agnes
Mrs. Frank Lindsay returned on
Sunday morning from Voville, Ida
ho, where she had been visiting her
foster daughter, Mrs. William F.
Ward. Mrs. Ward returned with her
and will visit here for a while.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Ely and
family returned on Monday from a
vacation in Portland. Mrs. Ely's mo-
:er Ruined Wheat but Income Saved
One of the first Oregon farmers to benefit this year from federal crop insurance is Mrs. Ellen Herlihy
of Algoma district, Klamath county, shown in inset with her two grandchildren. Due to bursting of a dike,
waters of upper Klamath lake rushed in upon her wheat field, giving rise to the flood scene above. Mrs.
Herlihy's farm home is in the background, flood waters almost upon to the front door. Mrs. Herlihy, who is
a widow and manages her farm alone, received 1009 bushels of wheat from the crop insurance corporation
in payment of the loss.
Thousands of 4-H'ers
Eye State Fair
Upwards of 2000 4-H club mem
bers will attend this year's state
fair, starting on Labor day, Septem
ber 2, as active participants, ac
cording to estimates by the state
club office at Oregon State college.
These will be attending at exhibi
tors or members of demonstration
groups or judging teams. While the
4-H dormitory on the grounds ac
commodates only about 500 at a time,
attendance will be staggered thru
out the week so that most of the
clubbers will be housed there.
Major contest interest this year
is centering around the dairy pro
duction and dairy consumption
demonstration teams. State winners
in these contests will be given ex
pense free trip to the National Dairy
show in Harrisburg, Pa., this fall.
Between 700 and 750 4-H club
livestock exhibitors are expected at
this year's fair. The second annual
livestock auction will be held fol
lowing the judging, at which around
250 head of commercial baby beeves,
lambs, and hogs will be sold.
Gates Being Installed
Oregon State College Installation
of the new wrought iron campus
gates has been started at the east end
of the lower campus, where it joins
the west end of Madison street. The
huge gates were constructed as a
WPA art project two years ago. The
$1500 needed to install them was
raised by means of a benefit garden
tour held here last spring.
The gates will provide a monu
metal entrance to the campus in
keeping with the size and character
of the institution. Plans call for the
future construction of scenic drives
leading from the gates around either
side of the lower campus and con
necting with the upper campus
Installation of the gates is ex
pected to be completed soon after
the opening of college this fall.
Rhea Creek News
Velma Huston is spending a short
vacation at the fair in San Fran
cisco; Mr. and Mrs. Harley Andersen
left Thursday to spend a week with
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sutter at Esta
cada. Mrs. Suter will be remem
bered as Dorothea Anderson, whose
marriage occurred July 11.
Mrs. Vella Winkey from Corvallis
spent a few days visiting her moth
er, Mrs. Lawrence Reaney.
Kathryn Ann Burns has return
ed to the home of her aunt, Mrs.
John Bergstrom, after spending two
months visiting her father in Seat
tle. The Rhea Creek grange is giving
a farewell party for Saturday eve
ning, August 24, for Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Kruger who are leaving to
make their home in the Valley.
There will be a pot-luck supper at
6 o'clock and all friends and neigh
bors are invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson spent
Monday in Pendleton.
Don't forget that Rhea Creek is
giving another dance on August 31
with the Men About Town playing.
ther, Mrs. Pierrot, came back with
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hummel and
son left on Thursday for a vacation
in Portland and other Valley points.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eubanks and
Mrs. W. M. Eubanks motored to
Battle Mountain park on Sunday to
attend the reunion of the Lieuallen
clan. About 100 members of the
family were present.
Gene Neulin departed on Sunday
to take his niece, Sharon Davin, to
Portland, and Miss Mary McNamee
Deadline is Aug. 31
Closing date for winter wheat
growers to make application for all
risk insurance on their 1941 crop is
August 31 this year, hence little time
remains for Oregon wheat growers
to obtain this protection, warns N.
C. Donaldson, state AAA executive
officer. The August 31 closing date
is uniform throughout the country
this year and no applications or
premium payments will be accept
ed after that date even though the
crop may not be planted at that
Federal wheat crop insurance has
been gaining in popularity through
out the eastern Oregon wheat grow
ing section, and is this year being
taken by more western Oregon
growers, according to reports re
ceived at the state office. Appli
cations may be made at any county
office, where the transaction can be
More and more growers now con
sider it good business to protect
their wheat crops with an insurance
contract in order to be sure of some
wheat to sell every year, says Don
oldson. All the care in the world
will not prevent destruction of the
crop at times through hazards be
yond the control of the grower.
August clearance on all summer
hats, coats, suits and dresses. Cur
ran's Ready -to-Wear. 23-26
Home Garden Hour
Arranged Over KOAC
Plans for the KOAC home garden
hour program for 1940-41 have been
completed and a leaflet listing the
weekly subjects from September to
June, inclusive has just been issued
for free distribution. -These pro
grams are developed in cooperation
with the Oregon Federation of Gar
den Clubs and are conducted under
a study plan by which KOAC gar
don clubs are organized for group
meetings and discussions.
Last year 25 such study groups
were organized, totaling 299 mem
bers located in 12 counties. The
KOAC programs have proved so
popular that they are repeated over
private stations in areas not ade
quately reached by the daytime
KOAC broadcast. Stations cooper
ating in re-broadcasting these pro
grams are KUJ in Walla Walla,
KLBM in La Grande, and KBND in
Copies of the program and in
structions for organizing a radio
garden club may be had free by ad
dressing KOAC at Corvallis.
A traveling examiner of operators
and chauffeurs is scheduled to ar
rive in Heppner, Thursday, August
29, and will be on duty at the city
hall between the hours of 11 a. m.
and 5 p. m., according to a recent
announcement released from the sec
retary of state's office.
All those wishing permits or li
censes to drive cars are asked to
get in touch with the examiner dur
ing these hours.
KOAC "PARADE", AUG. 26-31
Daily except Sunday, 9 to 10 p.
m. Monday, Medford program,
traffic safety and "Founding of As
toria." Tuesday, Astoria regatta and
salmon derby, and "On the Oregon
Trail." Wednesday, travelogue, 'La
va River Tunnel," and state parks.
Thursday, Oregon Caves and Ash
land program. Friday, angling re
ports, and roads and recreation in
formation. Saturday, Corvallis and
Tillamook programs, and federal
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our sincere
thanks to the many friends who
helped in various ways, and for the
floral tribute in the recent bereave
ment in the loss of husband, father
Mrs. E. O. Zink,
Virginia Mae Zink,
Mrs. Ernest Heliker,
Mrs. Addie Thompkins,
George and Eerett Zink.
Permit Given KOAC
The long sought improvement of
KOAC, the state-owned radio sta
tion at Corvallis, has been brought
a long step nearer realization thru
the granting by the federal commu
nications commission of the petition
to increase the KOAC power from
1000 watts to 5000 watts daytime
service, according to officials of Or
egon State college, licensee of the
Approval of the power boost opens
the way for the state board of higher
education to make use of the appro
priation made by the 1939 legisla
ture for the construction of a new
and modern transmitter on college
property several miles north of Cor
vallis. The appropriation has been
unused pending action by the com
mission on the long fought effort of
the state station to protect its wave
length and medemize its facilities.
Regarding the wave length, the
commission had previously ruled
that an Arizona station, KOY, would
be permitted to use the 550-kilocy-cle
band, but limited that station
to 1000 watts and promised that "if
objectionable interference should
develop . . . the commission will enter
an order requiring appropriate pro
tection." KOAC engineers submitted four
complete engineering, plans before
all objections of the navy depart
ment and others to the proposed ex
pansion were removed. The plan
accepted calls for a directional an
tenna to protect the Tongue Point
naval base. This design will be a
real benefit to most KOAC listeners,
however, as the daytime signals to
the north, east, and south, where
most of the population is, will be
increased about five times, while
the modern equipment and increas
ed power will also give those to the
west better service than they now
receive, according to the engineers.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Buhman and
children departed Tuesday for Can
by in response to word of the illness
of Mr. Euhman's mother. They ex
pected to remain for a week.
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