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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, April 24, 1941
Grand Master Visits
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
Jack P. Watts, grand master of
the I. O. O. F., visited Morgan lodge
on their meeting night last Thurs
day when the degrees were confer
red on two candidates. Guests were
present from lone, Lexington, Hepp
ner and Hardman, numbering more
than sixty. Refreshments were serv
ed after the meeting. Mr. Watts re
turned to Portland the next morn
ing. Mrs. Paul Pettyjohn of Heppner
was the recipient of a large shower
last Wednesday at the Congregation
al church. Hostesses were Mesdames
Minnie Forbes, Frank Engelman, Al
fred Swales, Raymond Lundell, Mil
ton Morgan, Jr., Marion Palmer, and I
Misses Jane Fitzpatrick and Eva
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yarnell and
son Alton spent the week end in
Caldwell, Idaho, where they visited
at the home of their son, Clifford,
and made the acquaintance of their
The American Legion auxiliary
received an official visit Friday af
ternoon from their state officers:
Mrs. Laura Good, president; Mrs.
Mae Whitcomb, secretary, and pop
py sale ' chairman, and Delores Hel
ming, junior activities chairman. Re
freshments were enjoyed at the close
of the meeting.
Mary Lou Haguewood and Ruby
Anne Rietmann are new junior
members of the auxiliary.
The social meeting of the Womens
Topic club will be held at the home
of Mrs.- Carl Feldman on. April 26.
i lone school will hold open house
next Friday evening, when all rooms
will be open for inspection. A cafe
teria supper will be served, and this
will be followed by the presentation
of an operetta, "Shooting Stars," by
the glee clubs of the school.
Mrs. H. O. Ely returned to her
home at Morgan on Saturday from
the hospital in Heppner.
Mrs. W. L. Seehafer is receiving
treatment for a sprained knee, sus
tained at her home Saturday eve
ning. There will be services at the Lu
theran church in Gooseberry, April
27 at 11 a. m. and at 7:30 p. m. by
Rev. Harry W. Lundblad of Port
land. The Gooseberry 4-H club met
the home of Mrs. Henry Baker on
Carlson brothers are driving a
new 1941 truck delivered by Pen
dleton Grain Growers.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Linn of
Vernonia spent the week end here
with Mr. Linn's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. P. J. Linn.
AAA Boosts Wheat Income
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The U. S. Department of Agriculture says that. American farmers
who cooperated in the 1940 AAA program received a net return of
nearly 80 cents a bushel for their wheat. Compared with a probable
return of 40 cents a bushel or less had they been dependent entirely
upon the world market. The national farm program aids wheat grower?
with crop loans, parity and conservation payments, crop insurance, aw'
an export program.
Station Agency at
Lex in New Hands
By MARGARET SCOTT
Willows Grange News
Sy MARY LUNDELL
At the grange meeting last Satur
day evening young ladies from lone
high school entertained with a quar
tet singing "The Easter Parade," fol
lowed by a style show. Gowns and
dresses shown by the girls were
well suited to their ages and needs.
We appreciate the effort of the
schools in assisting the young folk
of the community in being both
suitably and comfortably clothed.
Proper clothing teaches both poise
and confidence in meeting the pub
lic. A beautiful number was the Easter
tableau presented by the grange
ladies. Mrs. Hummel sang two
Fourth degree pin was drawn by
Willows grange is giving an old
time dance with old time music for
old time dancers on Saturday eve
ning, April 26. Those who enjoy
this sort of recreation and friends
are invited. A good time is assured.
An invitation to join Lexington
and Rhea creek granges in a get
together at the Lexington hall was
accepted. This rally will be given
on Saturday, May 3. A short bus
iness meeting of Willows grange
will precede, called for 8 o'clock
sharp, in their own hall.
The junior-senior banquet for lone
high school will be served at the
Willows hall on May 9.
Give photographs for Mother's
Day. Rose Leibbrand, Humphreys
Drug Co. 7-10p.
Mrs. Arnold Pieper, daughter La
velle and May Rauch spent Friday
Red McFadden, Albert Edwards
and Bud Marshall spent Sunday
fishing near Umatilla dam.
M. B. McGinnis, Jr., local station
agent for Union Pacific, has been
transferred to Hinkle and Mr. and
Mrs. A. P. Fort arrived Monday to
manage the station.
A. M. Edwards and George Tuck
er spent Wednesday in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Phillips and
daughters spent the week end at the
The local high school girls at
tended a play day in Boardman on
Mr. and Mrs. Buzz Demoss moved
from the Tom Barnett house to Pen
Mrs. Ronald Foos, Mrs. Callie
Duncan and Mrs. Ivan Amend were
bridge guests of Mrs. Harry Duvall
Mrs. Merritt Gray and Mrs. Ver
non Scott and sons spent Monday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Lan
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock and
daughters, Miss Helen Breshears and
Everett Crump called at the Jim
Carty home Sunday.
Dean Sprinkel, who works at the
Boeing Aircraft plant in Seattle, vis
ited at the Vernon Scott home Sat'
Mrs. Merritt Gray was hostess for
a buffet supper Saturday evening at
the Vernon Scott home. Those pre
sent besides the hostess were Mr.
and Mrs. Laurel Ruhl, Skippy and
Dicky, Miss Edith Edwards, George
Tucker, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Scott,
Jerry and Timmy, and Merritt Gray.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wilcox of
Hermiston were visiting here Mon
Lucille Vale and Helen Ross,
county nurses, were calling here
this week. Anyone in this commun
ity wishing to get in touch with
Miss Vale can do so by seeing Mrs,
Mrs. Nettie Davis and Jimmy were
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Merritt Gray.
. Nick Leathers is visiting his
daughter, Juanita Carmichael.
Sunday school will be at 10 o'
clock Sunday morning with church
at 11, with George Tucker in charge
of the services.
Thursday guests at the Barnett
home were Mr. and Mrs. Alvy Leach
of Portland and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Miller of Salem.
A large crowd attended the musi
cale presented by the local students
in the high school auditorium last
Thursday evening. Juanita Carmi
chael was director of the songs and
dances and was the accompanist.
The students presented her with a
gift of appreciation. Presentation
was made by Lillian Turner.
Tuberculin Tests at
Hardman April 28th
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
All 'parents are urged to be pre
sent at the grade school April 28,
at 11 o'clock, when all children and
adults who wish can take the tuber
culin test. There is no charge. Miss
Lucille Vale and a doctor will be
Mrs. John Adams, mother of Floyd
Adams, is suffering from the flu at
her home in Portland. Word was
received here. Miss Clarabel Adams,
student at Corvallis, spent the Eas
ter vacation at Portland and vis
ited Mrs. Adams. Her daughter Etta
is with her. i
v Carey Hastings left Wednesday for
Lewiston, Idaho, where he will shear
sheep with the Happold crew.
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas McDaniel have
been visiting at the Kinard Mc
Daniel home. They moved to Lone
rock Sunday. Both Dallas and Del
vin McDaniel will work in the new
mill that is being built there.
Buster Bleakman returned home
this week from Aurora, Ore., where
he has been working the last two
Mrs. Roy Neill of Echo visited at
the Neal Knighten home Saturday.
Harlan Adams moved his family to
the Zornes camp Saturday. The
boys, Norvin. and Perry who are
in school, will board with Mrs. Ted
"Raspberry Red," the play given
by the 4-H club boys and girls, was
well attended Saturday night. The
proceeds will send some boy or girl
to summer school. Thank you for
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Bevell, mo
ther of Mrs. Sabin Hastings, and
Nelson Hesseltine, a brother, all of
Port Gamble, Wash., visited several
days at the Sabin Hastings home
Mrs. Bill Greener and Mrs. Frank
Elder visited Mrs. Owen Leathers
Thursday. Mrs. Frank Elder has
visited at the Greener ranch the last
week from her home at Bremerton,
Wash. She left Saturday to visit her
daughter, Mrs. David Wilson, at
Creston Robinson and Lewis Mc
Donald were not to stay in Port
land three months, as stated last
week, but left last Monday for Boise,
Idaho, where they are to take mech
anical training for three months.
They enlisted at Pendleton, Satur
day, April 12.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Steers and
son Elmer motored to Condon on
Thursday to consult a doctor about
Mr. Steers' health, also going to
church convention in Heppner Tu
esday. On display in Barnett's window is
a large egg which was laid on the
J. F. McMillan farm by a New
Hampshire hen. Circumfernce mea
suremnts of the egg are 9 by 7
Juanita Matlock of The Dalles vis-
Several local people attended the ited here this week.
Condon the same day . yre Mr. and
Mrs. Austin Devin.
The high school had sneak day
this week, going to Buck Falls and
Mr. and Mrs. James Smith were
at Hardman a short time Sunday,
bringing Ed McDaniel home from
Ritter hot springs where he had
spent the last , two weeks. Mr. and
Mrs. Smith are stationed at Pen
dleton from Portland where he is
milk and cream inspector.
Word received from Samuel A.
Steers this week states he will re
main at Ft. Lewis for six weeks or
more. His address is Pvt. Battery
"B" 205, Co. AA, Fort Lewis, Wn.
Mr. and' Mrs. Ralph Moore and
small daughter of Eugene are vis
iting at the Neal Knighten home
this week before going to Hermiston
where Mr. Moore has an office po
sition. The high school students and
teachers all went to La Grande on
Saturday for speech arts day, re
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ploms of Kin
zua visited Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Rodgers over the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Oren McDaniel and
children were in town from Burton
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Farrens moved
to the lower ranch with their sheep
this week and Mr. and Mrs Darrel
Farrens moved to the mountain
ranch at Burton Valley.
Eight ladies at Hardman volun
teered to help with the Red Cross
work and finished eight ladies'
dresses. Mrs. Carey Hastings, Mrs.
Max Buschke, Mrs. R H. Steers,
Mrs. C. E. Leathers, Mrs. Lester
Robinson, Mrs. Owen Leathers, Miss
Alta Stevens and Mrs. Frank Mc
Daniel. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Booher of
Las Vegas, Nevada, were visiting in
town Monday. Mrs. Corda Saling,
Mrs. Booher's mother, and Mrs. Vic
tor Johnson of Heppner came out,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hyle and
Mr. and Mrs. Nick Fehmerling, all
of Portland, visited at the Claud
Buschke home Sunday and Mr. and
Mrs. Max Buschke and children also
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