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Thursday, November 21, 1940
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Rites Week Event
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
The district meeting of the East
ern Star held here Monday evening
had as its honored guest the Worthy
Grand Matron, Mrs. Hallie Hunt
ington. Beulah Mankin, W. M., pre-:
sided for Locust chapter, which ex
emplified the opening and closing
and escort, and Etta Parker, A. M.,
of Ruth chapter presided while the
' officers exemplified balloting and
initiation. Nearly thirty members
of Ruth chapter were present and
a like number of the hostess chap
ter. The supper committee served
refreshments in the dining room
after chapter. Madge Thomson, W.
M., of Ruth chapter, was unable to
attend because of illness.
The marriage of Miss Albertine
Louise Spalding, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Bartholomew Michael
Sheehan, and Mr. Nelson Emil
Swanson was solemnized in St.
Mary's cathedral in Portland at high
noon on Saturday, Nov. 16. The
bride was gowned in white satin,
with long veil, and was attended by
her sister, Katherine Sheehan and
four bridesmaids, one of whom was
the bridegroom's sister, Eva Swan-
son. The bridegroom's brother, Gar
land Swanson, was his best man, and
there were four ushers. A reception
was held following the ceremony.
The young couple will make their
home in Portland. Mrs. Swanson is
a graduate of St. Vincent's school
for nurses, and Mr. Swanson is a
graduate of the University of Ore
gon. Relatives from here who at
tended the wedding were Mr. and
Mrs. J. E. Swanson and daughter
Eva, parents and sister of the bride
groom, and his brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Swan
son. Students taking part in the play
which was presented at the high
school Friday evening were Paul
Rietmann, Melvin Brady, Eulenna
Seehafer, Charlotte Cannon, Eileen
Sperry, Jim Ledbetter, Ernest Mc
Cabe, Bill Eubanks, Betty Lindsay
and Glen Warfield. Special awards
were made to the members of the
football squad, and a mixed quartet,
consisting of June Griffith, Freda
Ball, Donald Peterson and Eugene
Empey, sang two numbers. On
number was played by an instru
mental quartet composed of Donald
Peterson, Bobby Rietmann, Gene
Rietmann and Alton Yarnell.
The Womens Topic club will hold
the November study meeting at the
home of Mrs. Garland Swanson on
Friday, Nov. 29.
Mrs. Effie Parkins was calling on
friends in lone Tuesday. She was
on her way to her home in Idaho .
after spending several months in
Lexington caring for her mother.
Dr. Swander, superintendent of the
Christian Churches of Oregon, will
be in lone next Sunday afternoon
at 2 o'clock to meet with persons
interested in the work of the church.
Dwight Misner of Thornton, Wn.,
visited here Sunday with his son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
The Ladies Aid will hold a silver
tea and fancy work sale on Thurs
day, Dec. 12.
Mrs. Werner Rietmann and Mrs.
Martin E. Cotter entertained with a
luncheon and bridge party at the
home of Mrs. Rietmann last Friday.
Guests were Mesdames O. F. Feld
man, Bert Mason, Victor Rietmann,
Hugh Smith, Clel Ray, Fred Lucas,
D. M. Ward, C. W. McNamer, Joseph
Nys, L. E. Dick, Mark Merrill, Ray
Kinne, O. Rasmus, Glen Jones, E.
J. Blake and H. D. McCurdy. High
score was won by Mrs. Dick and
second by Mrs. Merrill.
The same hostesses entertained
with a dessert bidge on Monday af
ternoon. Guests were Mesdames J.
E. Swanson, Q W. Swanson, Clel Ray,
Frank Lundell, E. R. Lundell, Frank
Ross, Ted Blake, Hugh Smith, Vic
tor Rietmann, Ella Davidson, Don
Mason and O. G. Haguewood. High
score was won by Mrs. Smith and
second by Mrs. Mason.
According to word received here,
E. C. Heliker has so far recovered
that he is able to leave the hospital,
but will not be able to return home
for probably two or three weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mankin en-
Dr. Gabrielson Listed
As Wild Life Speaker
Dr. Ira N. Gabrielson, who was
well known in Oregon before he be
came chief of the biological survey
in Washington, is coming to the
state to be the principal visiting
speaker at the annual Oregon Wild
Life federation conference , to be
held at Oregon State college, Nov.
27-29. The name of the service head
ed by Dr. Gabrielson has been
changed recently, so that he is now
chief of the United States Fish and
Wild Life service.
All citizens interested in wild life
matters are invited to attend this
year's conference, whether they rep
resent any organization or not, says
R. E Dimick, head of the fish and
game management department at the
college, who is in charge of local
William Smith, Portland, president
of the federation, has arranged a
program which he says will be of
general interest. Among the prob
lems listed for discussion are cor
rection of stream pollution, the ef
fect of flood control dams on fish
life, recent advancements in wild
life management, and proposed leg
islation affecting fish and game in i
The first two days of the confer
ence will be devoted to general
meetings, with the annual banquet
the evening of Wednesday, Novem
ber 27, at which Dr. Gabrielson will
speak. The final day will be de
voted to committee meetings grow
ing out of the conference.
More carloads of fruits and vege
tables moved out of Oregon in Oc
tober than in the corresponding
month a year ago, and than in the
previous month, the state depart
ment of agriculture reports follow
ing compilation of the federal-state
shipping point inspections. The Oc
tober figures throw the first four
months of the current inspection
year 1400 carloads above the same
period in 1939.
Carlots inspections for October,
1940, were 3,212y2 and truck inspec
tions, 1,098 compared with 2,409
carlots arid 1,259 trucklots a year
ago and 2,266 carlots and 466 truck
lots in September, 1940.
Potatoes led the October, 1940, in
spections with 1,207 V2 carloads and
pears were next with 814 carloads.
Lettuce shipments, mostly from the
Malheur county fields, reached an
all-time high of 395 V2 cars. Carlots
of apples inspected numbered 380
and of onions, 286V2.
Oregon State College. The Meth
odist and Presbyterian denomina
tions lead among 33 church pref
erences given by the 4752 students
enrolled here this term. The first
tertained a party of friends with
a venison dinner Monday evening.
The guests were Mrs. Hallie Hunt
ington, Mrs. Loyal Parker, and Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Smouse and daugh
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Feldman are
leaving this week for Sunnyvale,
Cal., where they will remain for
The most individual gift a per
manent from Myrtle's 37tf,
il Radio Repair and Service
Shows Growing Work
Increased activity for all divi
sions is shown in the fourth bien
nial report of the state department
of agriculture, covering the work for
the two years ending June 30, 1940.
Copies of the report, which shows
the importance of agricultural pur
suits ' to the state, are now being
A new feature is a section devoted
to short discussions by experts of
newer phases and trends in the Ore
gon agricultural scene. Other sec
tions are devoted to division reports
and show a considerable amount of
Financial reports of the depart
ment, including both appropriatien
revenues and expenses and income
and outgo from the self-sustaining
activities of the department for the
biennium are included as is a finan
cial statement of the state fairs held
in the two-year period.
10 in number of preferences follow:
Methodist, 681; Presbyterian, 620;
Catholic, 324; Episcopal, 288; Christ
ian, 280; Baptist, 247; Congregation
al, 141; Christian Science, 138; Lu
theran, 96; and Mormon, 69.
A total of 1478 marked no pref
erence, while 61 gave Protestant
without denomination. Giving Jew
ish preference were 12; Friends, 7;
Buddhist, 4. One each signed up as
Mohammedan, Mission Covenant,
Meruionite, Full Gospel, Free Meth
odist, and Bible. One said he was an
atheist and one an agnostic.
OSC Man Elected
To Science Academy
Dr. F. P. McWhorter, plant path
ologist in the Oregon State college
experiment station, has been elected
to membership in the Washington
Academy of Sciences. Election to
this select group of scientific men
is considered a recognition of high
achievement in the scientific world.
Dr. McWhorter has done a great
deal of work in this state in disease
control with flowering bulbs and
other ornamental plants common to
Oregon homes and important to the
V. R. RUNNION
Phone 452 Heppner, Oregon
Oregon nursery industry.
The official notification said his
election is "in recognition of your
work on the ecology of cryptogams,
protoroan diseases of plants, para
sitic phanerogams, vegetable path
ology, diseaes of ornamental plants
and truck crops, diseases of toma
toes, tropical fruits, and virus dis
eases of plants."
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