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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, November 20, 1941
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
A basketball jamboree will be
held at the lone gym . on Tuesday
evening, Nov. 25. Short games with
the players chosen by lot, also foul
throwing, will be features of the
entertainment, and teams from Echo,
Heppner, Umatilla, Stanfield, Board
man, Lexington, Irrigon and lone
will participate. This will be fol
lowed by a game between the teams
from Eastern Oregon College and
Domestic Laundry. A record break
ing crowd is expected,
Ione's football boys were honored
with a pot luck supper and party
Friday evening at the school house.
On next Friday the football boys
will be guests of the mothers at a
banquet at the Congregational
church. This is being sponsored by
the church. On Thanksgiving day
the coach, Mr. Hummel, will take
the boys to Walla Walla to see a
A Parent-Teachers association
was organized in lone on Saturday
afternoon with the election of offi
cers resulting as follows: President,
Mrs. Franklin Ely; vice-president,
Mrs. Elmer Griffith; secretary, Mrs.
Hugh Smith. A committee to form
by-laws and report at the next meet
ing consists of Mrs. Omar Rietmann,
Mrs. Elmer Griffith, and William
Burk. Mrs. Thomas, the county
nurse, was present and. gave some
pointers on the care of infantile
This section received 1.06 inch of
rain during the past week, with
Friday night and Saturday bringing
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Odom of
Salem are guests at the home of
their son, Foster, at Morgan. They
plan to stay until after Thanksgiv
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Matthews
left Tuesday for Roseburg to spend
Erret Hummel underwent a minor
operation on his foot in Heppner
Saturday morning, as the result of
an injury sustained last summer
while working on the Swanson
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Harris have
returned from a two weeks vacation
trip to California.
Memorial services were held in
lone Wednesday afternoon for Wal
ter Eugene Nolan, who died at Cot
tonwood, Idaho on November 10 at
the age of sixty-nine years. Mr.
Nolan was bora in Texas, but came
to Morrow county with his uncle,
C. T. Walker, when he was 16 years
of age. He was married to Iva
Maude Dorman, who died some
years ago. Mr. Nolan was a charter
member of the I. O. O. F. and Re
bekah lodges at lone. He is sur
vived by six children, all of whom
were present at the final rites. They
are Gladys Johnson, Mrs. 'Frank
Hayden. and Mrs. William Simon,
all of Idaho; and Millard V. of Hepp
ner, Walter of Portland, and Elmo
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Conser of Wal
la Walla . were here to attend the
Nolan funeral. They are former res
idents of this county. Mrs. Conser
was formerly Grace Wattenburger.
Eastern Star members attended
the district meeting in Heppner Fri
day evening and also enjoyed a
banquet at the Lucas Place before
chapter. This chapter exemplified
the balloting and initiation cere
monies for the grand matron, with
Anne C. Smouse, W. M., and Henry
V. Smouse, W. P., presiding. Among
the lone members were two mem
bers of the grand family, Roxy
Krebs. grand representative of Brit
ish Columbia, and Mabel Krebs,
member of the international temple
The Women's Topic club met last
Friday at the home of Mrs. C. W.
Swanson. The program dealt with
Armistice day and Thanksgiving
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Lundell had
the misfortune to go into the ditch
while enroute to Heppner Friday
evening. The accident was the re
sult of the lights of the car going
out. No injuries resulted.
Lyle Van Deusen of Top visited
the Martin Bauernfeind family at
The North Central Oregon School
master's club met Monday evening
Willows grange. Twenty-six mem
bers were present, and the following
program was presented: Flute solo,
Alton Yarnell, accompanied by Miss
June Yarnell; song by a quartet
composed of Betty Lou Lindsay,
Freda Ball, Charlotte Sperry and
Barbara Led better; professional re
port, William Burk; "Items Which
Should be Included in an Educator's
Code of Ethics." Ashton Foerft;
"Frequent Unethical Practices of
Teachers and Administrators," by
Ted Burton, commentator, George
Corwin. This was followed by the
According to word received here,
Harold Kincaid, an infantile paral
ysis rufferer, is now able to breath
without the respirator for one hour
and forty minutes. He does not
suffer much pain.
Mrs. J. H. Bryson, Mrs. Lana Pad
berg and Mrs. Terrel Benge have
returned from a visit in Portland.
The next meeting of the Topic
club will be on next Saturday, Nov.
22, at the home of Mrs. C. W. Swan
son. Other hostesses are Mesdames
Frank Lundell and Harry Yarnell.
This is the first evening meeting of
Willows grange will sell a turkey
PINE CITY NEWS
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER
The men of Pine City spent Fri
day and Monday at the schoolhouse
topping trees and cleaning up the
grounds. The ladies served a hot
dinner at noon for the men and
children of the school, and they j
helped clean up the grounds in the.
Howard and Dresten Myers of
Jerome, Idaho, came Saturday to
visit their brother, Jasper Myers,
and family. The boys are hunting
work for the winter.
A birthday dinner was held in
Hermiston Sunday in honor of Jim
Ayers' 75th birthday. Those pre
sent were Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Ay
ers and family of Butter creek, Mr.
and Mrs. Burl Coxen of Heppner,
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Coxen and son
Jerry and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Cox
en and daughter of Hermiston, Mr.
and Mr. Frank Ayers of Stanfield,
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ayers of Her
miston, and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Wat-
and chicken dinner between 6 and
8 o'clock on November 29. They will
also have a carnival and bazaar
that evening, preceding the free
tenburger of Butter creek. One son,
Arthur Ayers and family of Lyons,
were unable to be here. Mr. Ayers
got his ankle broken a week before.
In the afternoon the party drove to
the ordnance depot to go through
it. They all reported a very inter
Mr. Eb Hughes and son ' Allen
were Sunday dinner guests at the
Marion Finch home. They visited
the ordnance depot in the afternoon.
Harold Wilkins went to Prairie
City to consult a doctor about his
arm. He got it broke this summer
while in the mountains on the sheep
Pat 0"Brien was in a car wreck
Saturday evening, but is reported
not to have been hurt much.
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wattenburger
were Pendleton business visitors on
Morrow county people, were ask
ed to be at the ordnance depot at
2:30 if they cared to go through it.
It was well represented with a large
crowd from Butter creek. All re
ported a good and very interesting
time. Everyone said it was well
worth the time. Those not getting
to go through will be able to next
Sunday at 2 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Owen Cork and son
Pat of Seneca visited their aunt Mrs.
W. C. Isom, Wednesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Eddy are the
parents of a baby daughter born at
the Hermiston hospital November 7.
Mrs. Eddy was brought home Sun
day. Miss June Stephens and Harry
Cooper were married at Boring, Sat
urday, November 8, by Rev. Herbert
Turney. Mrs. Cooper is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Stephens.
Mrs. T. T. Slaughter entertained
the Ladies Aid at her home Thurs
day. Pot luck dinner was served.
The time was spent tying a quilt
for Mrs. Walter Grider.
Mrs. Grider has been quite ill with
flu the past ten days.
Mrs. G. A. Grabeil is quite ill at
Quite a number from here joined
the large crowd which viewed the
munitions depot Sunday
W. C. Isom sawed wood at the H.
C. Warner place Monday.
Batie Rand and his mother, Mrs.
George Rand, were Pendleton visit
The revival meetings at the com
munity church closed Wednesday
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