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Thursday, March 6, 1941
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Dick,
Jr., at dinner Saturday night were
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Green, Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Jones, Mr. Marcel
Jones and Mr. D. E. Woelfer. After
dinner the evening was spent play
ing cards. '
W. C. Calder of Baker spent Tu
esday in Heppner. Mr. Calder is the
owner of extensive holdings of log
ged off land in Baker county which
he leases to local sheep men for
Howard Wray was in Heppner the
first of the week. He reports that
his father is engaged in the con
struction of a sawmill near Spray.
The mill will have a capacity of
50,000 feet daily output.
Clarence Robertson of Kimberly
was here the first of the week. Mr.
Robertson has been in poor health
of late and had just returned from
The Dalles where he had been re
ceiving medical treatment.
A group of local Oddfellows at
tended a district convention of the
order at Weston Saturday evening.
Included were Durward Tash, Tom
Wells, Lee Howell, Al Macomber,
Harold Hill and E. L. Ayers.
Mrs. Nora Moyer of Billings, Mont,
visited last week at the home of
her cousin, Mrs. Lillie Aiken, and on
Monday Mrs. Aiken accompanied
her to Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Gaily of
Pendleton and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
Rippee of Pilot Rock were week-end
visitors at the ladies' parents home,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hiatt.
Recent arrivals in Heppner are
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Halsette of Cour
d' Alene, Idaho. Mr. Halsette is the
new lumber grader at Heppner
Mart Blakely of Redmond visited
his brother, Warren Blakely, on
Monday. He was looking over the
local supply of black face lambs.
Heppner With 102 Rainy Days in 1940
No Desert; Official Weather Figures Given
When folks of the Willamette val-1
ley talk about the "eastern Oregon"
desert, they should not include
Heppner This little city had a total
of 102 rainy days in the year 1940,
according to the official weather bu
reau report for the year, just re
leased. Precipitation totaled 15.62
inches which was 2.49 inches more
than normal. April with 2.61 inches
was the wettest month, while Aug
ust with 0.00 was driest.
There were 122 clear days, 163
partly cloudy days and 81 cloudy
days, the report shows. The year's
snowfall was 21.7 inches.
Mean temperature for the year
was 50.9 degrees, with high of 94 on
June 24, and low of 9 degrees on
December 13. ,
Precipitation by months was giv
en for three weather stations in the
county: Heppner, with L. L. Gil
liam, observer; Gooseberry, Leonard
Carlson, observer, and Morgan, El
mer Griffith, observer. The figures
for each follow:
Heppner: Jan. 1.89, Feb. 2.17, Mar.
1.57, Apr. 2.61, May .35, June .06,
July 1.17, Aug 0.00, Sept. 2.21, Oct.
1.05, Nov. 1.84, Dec. .70; total 15.64.
Gooseberry: Jan. 2.84, Feb. 2.49,
Mar. 1.60, Apr. 2.77, May .13, June
0.00, July .99, Aug. 0.00, Sept. 2.33,
Oct. 1.69, Nov. 1.90, Dec.v.61; total
Morgan: Jan. 2.52, Feb. 2.45, Mar.
.99, Apr. 1.74, May .15, June T, July
.37, Aug. 0.00, Sept. 1.77, Oct 2.30,
Nov. 1.76, Dec. .92; total 14.97.
COW HIT BY AUTO
The car belonging to Clifford
Daugherty of Lexington was badly
damaged last Saturday evening when
it hit a cow belonging to Joe Dela
meter at the Delameter farm some
five miles below Heppner on Wil
low creek.. The cow was killed, and
on being claimed by Mr. Delameter
it was dressed by him and hung
at the top of the derrick on his hay
stacker where it was viewed by
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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES
Morrow County's Newspaper
31. State the simple "rule of
thumb" to tell how to display the
Flag correctly in either a horizontal
or vertical position.
32. When displayed over the mid
dle of the street, how is the Flag
suspended and what is the position
of the field of blue?
33. When used on a speaker's
platform, what is the position of the
Flag; (a) If displayed flat; (b) If
flown from a staff?
34. What precaution must be tak
en when the Flag of the United
States is used in connection with
the unveiling of a statue or monu
ment? 35. What is the correct way for
displaying the Flag on an automo
bile? 36. When carried in a horizontal
position by a number of people as
is sometimes done in a parade, what
is the position of the field of blue?
37. When displayed in a church
what is the nositinn nf tfio TTlae nt
the United States: (a) If in the!518
chancel; (b) If outside the chancel?
38. On a float in a parade how
should the Flag always be display
ed? 39. When used to cover a casket:
(a) What is the position of the
field of blue; (b) How should the
casket be carried; (c) Is the Flag
lowered into the grave?
40. How is the Flag placed to in
dicate mourning: (a) When flown
from a stationary staff; (b) How
should it be hoisted; (c) What should
be done before lowering the Flag
for the day?
NEWS OF HEPPNER
The inter-patrol contest that is in
progress is being led by the Panther
patrol with 170 points. The Hyenas
are second with the Flaming Arrow
and Eagle patrols following in that
The Kodachrome slides that were
shown at the last meeting by Mr.
Ed Parker were very much appreci
ated. The slides depicted Mr. Par
ker's journey from the Great Lakes
region to Portland.
Last Saturday ten scouts enjoyed
a hike and weiner roast on upper
Willow creek. The weiners were fur
nished by Clyde Bellows in appreci
ation of the fine effort the scouts
made in the sale of infantile paraly-
PINE CITY NEWS
By BERNICB WATTENBURGER
The Pine City ladies met in the
auditorium Thursday for an all day
meeting. The day was spent making
curtains for the windows. A covered
dish, pot luck, dinner was served at
noon. Mrs. Struthers and Mrs. Fur
long were guets. Next meeting will
be at the Meyers home, March 13,
and the day will be spent jewing
for Mrs. Russell Moore who, as guest
of honor, will be tendered a stork
R. E. McGreer spent the week in
Redmond on business.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. McGreer made
a trip to Salem last Monday to at
tend the funeral services of Mr.
McGreer's grandmotehr, Mrs. G. R.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wattenburger
and family spent Saturday in Pasco.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ayers and
family spent Sunday at Bottinger.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Thompson of
Mission spent Sunday with Mrs.
Mrs. L. E. Gilliam spent Saturday
afternoon with Mrs. Hugh Currin.
Marion Finch and daughters, Bett,
Frances and Patty, attended the
bowling conference between Walla
Walla and Heppner at Heppner Sun
day afternoon. "
The Felthouse baling crew is bal
ing hay at the Boylen ranch this
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Abercrombie
and family have moved on to the
Struthers wheat ranch, located be
tween the Bartholomew and Moore
ranches. They have three children
entering school Wednesday.
ST. PATRICK'S BALL SLATED
The Altar society of St. Patrick's
church has announced the annual
St. Patrick's ball for Saturday eve
ning, March 15, at the Elks hall,
with Men About Town supplying
Frank L. Rutter of Portland is
acting day clerk at Hotel Heppner,
succeeding Bill Young, who has left
for a two weeks' vacation.
At place formerly known as Lewis Ranch, 20 Mi. S.W. of Her
m is ton, Vi mile South of State Highway, between Lexington
and Echo, 2 miles S.W. of Butter Creek Crossing.
- Beginning at 10 o'clock A. M.
1 International Diesel Tractor
TD40, used 18 months
1 20-ft. John Deere Combine,
2 6-ft. 26-in. John Deere Disc
Plows, with hitch
1 No. 7 International Com
bine 1 1 Section Spring Tooth, with
2 Double Discs
1 12-ft. Killifer
1 3-bottom John Deere, 10-in.
1- P&O 3-bottom Horse Plow,
1 14 inch Walking Plow
2 International Disc Drills, 7
inch, 18 hoes
1 Superior Drill, hoes and disc,
7 inch, 18 hoes
1 Superior Hoe Drill, 7 in. 16
1 Superior Disc Drill, 7 in., 16
20 Sections Harrow
1 Van Brunt Hoe Drill, 7 inch,
1 8 hoes
3 Campbell Packers
3 Harrow Carts
3 Heavy Duty Cheney Weed
ers, with hitch
2 1 Vz h.p. International Gas
1 3 h.p. Gas Engine
4 Wagons with hay racks
3 Sets Harness and number
good collars, 2 sets Yankee
britching; all kinds of horse
2 Pump Jacks
1 12-ft. McCormick Header
1 Feed Grinder
3 Grain Elevators for bulk gra-
Diesel Oil Barrels
Galvanized Barrels for Gaso
line 2 Gas Pumps with hose
Other articles too numerous to
FREE LUNCH AT NOON
TERMS OF SALE: CASH
MRS. ALBERT BOWKER, Owner
Auctioneer, D. C. SANDY KEITH