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Thursday, November 14, 1940
Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Eight lone Hunters
Bag Seven Elk
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
The regular meeting of the Lad
ies Missionary society of the Volby
church was held at the Henry Pet
erson home Sunday afternoon. Fifty
people attended the meeting and
enjoyed the pot luck dinner which
followed. Those from lone who at
tended were Mrs. E. R. Lundell, Mrs.
Carl Allyn, and Mrs. J. E. Swanson.
A silver offering was received at
the close of the meeting.
A party of elk hunters, consisting
of Bert Mason, Henry V. Smouse,
Kenneth Smouse, C. A. Warren, Fred
Smith, Harry Yarnell, W. A. Hayes
and W. O. Reese returned Monday
and Tuesday from Moon Meadows.
The eight men bagged seven elk.
Mrs. Lillian Baker of Walla Walla
is a guest at the home of her son,
Willows grange announces a ben
efit to be given at the hall in lone
on Saturday evening, Nov. 30 for
IE. C. Heliker, who is a patient in a
Portland hospital as the result of
serious injuries received when he
was painting the grange hall roof.
A Christian Endeavor society has
been organized and the first meet
ing was held Sunday evening. Frank
Janzen is the leader.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beckner attend
ed a meeting of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars in Pendleton Mon
day. Mrs. Fred Man kin returned Tu
esday from Heppner, where she had
been a patient in the hospital for a
Mrs. Frank Engelman and son Joe
pent the week end in Portland at
the home of her son Gene, and
made the acquaintance of her grandchild.
lone high school will present
"Good Gracious, Grandma" at the
school house Friday evening of this
week at 8:11 3-4 p. m.
Krebs brothers of Cecil received
their sheep from the summer pas
ture in Montana, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ely of Mor
gan departed Thursday for Roseburg
to visit" at the home of their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Wal
lace Matthews until after Thanks
giving. Mrs. Delia Corson went to Hood
River Thursday to attend funeral
services for her grand niece, Fran
ces Louise Mohr. The little girl
was killed at Cascade Locks when
she ran in front of a bus.
Mrs. Eunice Keithley was pain
fully burned Monday morning when
her bathrobe caught on fire while
she was standing with her back to
the stove. Her side and shoulders
were burned. She was at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Bris
tow when the accident occurred.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Yarnell of
Newberg took advantage of the Ar
mistice day holiday to visit Mr.
Yarnell's arents, Mr. and Mrs. Har
Harry Ring, who is with the na
tional guard at Camp Murray, spent
the week end here with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ring.
The benefit party for the library
was held Friday evening at the Ma
sonic hall. Prizes in bridge were
won by Mrs. Omar Rietmann, Wer
ner Rietmann, Mrs. Bert Mason and
J. E. Swanson. Mrs. Hugh Smith
received the blanket. Pinochle priz
es were won by Carlton Swanson,
Mrs. Elmer Griffith, and Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Ely and
family and Miss Ruth Johnson were
business visitors in The Dalles on
Saturday. Mrs. Ely's mother, Mrs.
G. W. Pierot who has been their
guest, went that far with them on
her way to her home in Portland.
Ed Powell of Morgan has returned
home after spending some time in
the hospital in Heppner.
Gene and Elise, children of Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Bauernfeind of
Morgan, are victims of whooping
cough. The two youngest children
of Dean Ekleberry are suffering
from the same illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lundell and
little son Merle left Tuesday for a
trip to Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. Dorr Mason drove
to Portland Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Linn of Ver-
nonia visited here Saturday and
Sunday with Mr. Linn's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. P. J. Linn. Katherine
Griffith, a student at O. C. E. at
Monmouth, made the trip with them.
Miss Helen Lindsay spent the
week end at home. She is attending
school at La Grande.
The lone high school boys were
victorious in an Armistice day game
of football with the team front
Cove. The visitors put up a good
fight, but lost, 20-19.
Students and faculty of the high
school enjoyed a pot luck dinner
and party at the school house Mon
day evening to mark the end of a
successful football season, from
which lone emerged champion of
Miss Linea Troedson of Portland
spent the week end here with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Troed
son. Marianne Corley of Portland en
joyed a visit here with her father,
Walter Corley, and her brother, Wal
ter, over the holiday week end.
A physician was called from
Heppner to attend Mrs. Harold Kin-
caid, who was very ill at her farm
home. She is reported to be im
proving. Mr. Kincaid was called
horne from a hunting trip.
CRESTED WHEAT SOWN
Madras. Farmers of Jefferson
county planted an unusually large
acreage of crested wheat grass this
fall, reports County Agent K. W.
Sawyer. Approximately IV2 tons of
seed had been distributed to the
growers by the end of October, from
a pool purchase made through the
county agent's office. Aaron Hale, a
farmer of the Ashwood community,
has seeded 100 acres of former crop
land which he intends to use in fu
ture for grazing.
Bring in Their Elk
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
Richard Steers, Adrian Bechdolt,
Raymond Reed, Gus Steers and Bill
Greener's party all got elk this
This is Educational week. Every
one is urged to visit their schools
and interest children more in their
educations. Miss Cecelia Bell cor
dially invited all to visit high school
Mrs. Herman Clemmer and small
daughter Sylva is visiting at the
Sabin Hastings home, her parents.
Sylvia will enter school Tuesday.
J. H. McDaniel, Archie Van Nuys,
Lester Smith,. Otto Lindbeck, J. C.
McCall and son Bill, Arthur Mc
Kenzie, all of Stayton, hunted elk
here the past week.
Dance Saturday night at Hard-
man. Leathers orchestra.
Mrs. Darrel Farrens is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raimey of
Condon .this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Al Lovgren moved
their cattle from the mountains to
winter range on Eight Mile last
Miss Lurline Sparks and Miss Lois
Hewitt went to their respective
homes at Pendleton and Milton,
Friday. They will return on Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Owens and
Dean spent the week end at the G.
A. Farrens ranch in Burton Valley.
Jim McDaniel with a party of
friends from Stayton spent a few
days here hunting elk. While here
Jim visited his brothers Frank and
Charles and sister, Mrs. B. H. Bleak
man. Mrs. Ada Cannon and son Pete of
lone spent the week end at the
ranch with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howell and
son Bill of Top came over this week
to be with Mr. Howell's brother
Pad, who is ill in the hospital in
Heppner. As Pad seemed to be bet
ter, they returned to their home
In spite of the bad weather on
Friday a large number of ladies
attended the shower for Mrs, Dallas
McDaniel. Mrs. Marvin Hughes
Floyd Adams and Nancy, Carl Mc
Daniel and Stanley Robinson all
came from the country. Mrs. Mc
Daniel received a lot of lovely and
useful gifts. Delicious refreshments
Mrs. Carl McDaniel spent sev
eral days visiting at the Owen Lea
thers home this week, returning
to her home at Lone Rock on Sat
urday. Mr. and Mrs. James Brannon
moved into the property of Mrs. G.
'I. Clary this week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Wiliam Greener vis
ited this week at Ritter with Mrs.
Greener's mother, Mrs. Hector. Mr.
and Mrs. Dewey Britt stayed at
Two outstanding intercollegiate
football games involving Oregon
teams claim the attention of sport
fans this coming week end. On Sat
urday afternoon, November 16, the
Oregon State College -Stanford game
being played at Palo Alto, Calif.,
holds the interest of grid followers.
This game is to be broadcast by As
sociated sportcaster Ernie Smith and
will be heard locally over station
KALE starting at 1:45 p. m. The
Oregon-California game taking place
at Berkeley, Calif., is to be "miked"
Started at Pine City
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Neill and Mr.
and Mrs. Lon Wattenburger and
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wattenburger
and family attended the birthday
anniversary dinner in Heppner Sun
day in honor of Mrs. Ollie Neill's
61st birthday. A lovely dinner was
served at 1 o'clock and a big birth
day cake was cut by Mrs. Neill.
Many lovely gifts were received.
Mr. and Mrs. Reid J. Buseick and
family of Long Creek spent Sunday
evening with Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
Wattenburger and returned to Long
Miss Nancy Klages and Mrs. Helen
Ringo attended a teachers meeting
and dinner at the Hotel Pendleton
in Pendleton Thursday evening.
A group of Pine City ladies met
Wednesday and started a commun
ity club. They are meeting again
Thursday of this week for a clean
up day in the auditorium and to fix
it up for a club room. The men
are also meeting and working on
the school grounds, if weather per
mits. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Neill left Tu
esday for a week in Portland and
Salem. Mr. Neill is spending a week
end with his daughter, Mrs. Eldon
Kinten of Salem. Mrs. Neill is visit
ing her son, Guy Moore, at Oregon
Burl Coxen of Heppner and Buck
Herrmann of La Grande spent Mon
day hunting ducks on Butter creek.'
They took dinner at the A. E. Wat
by Associated sportcaster Don
Thompson staring at 1:30 p. m. and
the broadcast will be heard over
station KGW, Portland.
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