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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon
Thursday, December 4, 1941
Weed Poison Found
Sheep Death Cause
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH By MARGARET SCOTT
The poison which killed 46 head Jim Kistner, former Lexington
of Wilbur Akers' sheep last week I resident, has been transferred from
has been found to be the chemical ' the Heppner CCC camp to the camp
used on knapweed growing on the at Warrington below Astoria,
railroad right-of-way. There had
been several hard rains since it was
Mrs. R. L. Ekleberry of Morgan
entered the Pendleton hospital Mon- j
day. She is suffering from an in
fection in her arm.
The Christian church is undergo
ing extensive repairs. The broken
plaster is being removed, and plas
ter board put in its place.
Rev. J. Fred Stilwell left here
immediately after church Sunday
morning for Albany. He will return
late in the week with Mrs. Stilwell.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Morgan, Carl
ton Swanson and Earl McCabe drove
to Eugene for the Oregon-Oregon
State game Saturday.
Dean Ekleberry and Rood Ekle
berry had an encounter with a cow
while rerunning from work at Her
miston Monday evening. No one
was injured, but the Ekleberry pick
up was considerably damaged.
And speaking of cows, Fred Ely
of Morgan had to call on the neigh
bors for assistance Monday evening
when a big Holstein cow fell into
an abandoned well. The animal was
removed by means of a chain hoist.
Mr. and Mrs. George McCourt and
family have moved to Stanfield.
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Daugherty and
Jerry returned this week end from
a two weeks vacation in Seattle, The
Dalles and vicinity. Their daughter
Yvonne stayed at the Eslie Walker
The local Oddfellows will put on
their degree work in Heppner Wed
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marquardt
and family spent last week in Port
land at the home of Mr. Marquardt's
Sarah White is spending the week
at the home of her son Claude.
Remember the Ladies Aid all-day
bazaar Wednesday, November 10,
with a pot luck dinner at noon. The
day will be spent in quilting.
Grant Henderson of Stanfield
spent Monday here.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Henderson
and sons spent the week end in
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson and
daughters spent the week end in
Mrs. Vernon Scott entertained
with a party Friday honoring her
son Jerry's fifth birthday. Games
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Heliker have I were played during the afternoon
rented an apartment in Hermiston,
where Mr. Heliker is employed at
the ordnance depot.
1 Krebs brothers of Cecil received
their sheep from summer pasture
in Montana last week.
The Women's Topic club will meet
at the home of Mrs. Victor Riet
mann on Friday of this week.
Hot lunches are being served to
the school children now. This is
supported partly by the fund from
the school carnival, and partly by
tne district. Oonsiderable iood is
supplied by the Surplus Commodity
Mothers of the football boys serv
ed a banquet to them and their in
vited guests at the Congregational
church parlors Saturday evening,
under sponsorship of the church.
The dinner began with the main
team and their guests seated at the
big table, in the center of which
was a cleverly decorated football
field, while the subs were seated at
a bare table, sans food. As the meal
progressed, players were sent to the
"bench" by the coach and subs call
ed and served full plates, until all
were supplied with food. Those
present were Bob Hoskins, Ernest
McCabe, Melba Crawford, Delmar
Crawford, Gladys Seehafer, Bill Eu
banks, Maxine Allyn, Roland Berg
strom, Dorothy Bergstrom, George
Griffith, Charlotte Sperry, Tom Hus
ton, Barbara Ledbetter, Alice Nich
oson, Wilma Dobyns, Jim Barnett,
Bob Rietmann, Freda Ball, Betty Lou
Lindsay, Gene Empey, Glenn War
field, Pete Cannon and Junior Stef
ani, and Mr. and Mrs. Erret Hum
mel and Rev. J. Fred Stilwell, who
acted as host.
Mrs. Frank Helina and small sons
who have been guests of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Lindstrom,
left Wednesday to visit her sister,
Mrs. Warren Klutcher of Bright
wood, before returning to her home
in Dayton, Nevada. Her brother,
Roy Lindstrom, drove her to Bright
wood. After the first of December, li
brary days will be on Monday and
Thursday, according to Mrs. C. F.
Feldman, chairman of the library
A Parent-Teachers meeting was
held at the school house on last
Wednesday. Mrs. A. B. Clough of
Arlington, tate vice president, was
guest speaker. Mrs. Lucy Rodgers
and Alden Blankenship of Heppner
were also in attendance.
Mrs. Fred Mankin and Mrs. Frank
Lundell were hostesses last Wed
nesday for a bridge party at the
Masonic hall. Eight tables were in
play, and prizes were won by Mrs.
C. W. McNamer and Mrs. E. J.
Several pieces of lone property
were sold at sheriffs sale Saturday.
Laxton McMurray bought the house
occupied by E. G. Sperry, and known
as the C. T. Walker house, and the
former E. G. Frank's house. Walter
Rietmann bought the W. T. McNabb
house, and P. J. Linn bought the
and refreshments of whipped jello
and cream with frosted angel cake
were served. Guests present were
Denny McMillan, Lola Padberg,
Richard Peck, Shirley Hunt, Carla
Whillock, Ida and David Buchanan,
house next to his residence.
William Spinning from Conrad,
Montana, is visjting at the William
Zinter home. He is enroute to Phoe
Friends here have received an
nouncement of the birth of a son,
Robert Ellsworth, III, to Mr. and
Mrs. Robert E. Harbison of Co
quille. They are former residents
of this county.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Dunn of
Modesto, Cal., visited here Wednes
day with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Harris. They had been in Board
man, visiting Mrs. Dunn's mother,
Mrs. Jack Wagner.
Mrs. Alice Wiles returned T?nday
from The Dalles where she has been
visiting her son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Ned Carr. Mr.
Carr brought her home.
Students and visitors at the school
house were well entertained Thurs
day afternoon by a Mr. Whitaker, a
returned missionary from China. He
was accompanied by Dr. Frank E.
Carlson of Portland, and Rev. Allen
Billie Biddle was here Monday
visiting his mother, Mrs. Vernon
Brown. He has been attending an
NYA school in Pendleton, and left
on Wednesday for Seattle where
he has secured a good position.
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Linn have re
ceived word of the marriage of their
son, Clarence, and Marjorie Stud
holm, on November 29. They will
live in Portland.
The following officers were elect
ed by the Rebekah lodge, but date
of installation has not been set: No
ble grand, Eva Swanson; vice-grand,
Helen Pettyjohn; treasurer, Mary
Swanson; secretary, Lena Lundell.
At a meeting of the H. E. club at
the grange hall on Thursday elec
tion of officers was held. Chairman
is Mrs. Clara Newlin; vice-chairman,
Mildred Eubanks; secretary,
Dot Halvorsen; treasurer, Stella O'
Meara. New officers elected by the grange
are master, Jack Bailey; overseer,
E. M. Baker; lecturer, Marjorie Gor
don; chaplain, Clara Newlin; trea
surer, Marjorie Baker; secretary,
Mary Lundell; steward, George Gor
don; gatekeeper, J. P. O'Moara; as
sistant steward, Marion Palmer; lady
assistant steward, Dot Halvorsen;
Pomona, Geneva Palmer; Ceres,
Doris Palmateer; Flora, Eulenna
Seehafer; executive committee, O.
L. Lundell, E. C. Heliker and W. G.
Robert Hoskins of lone won the
gold basketball in the foul throwing
contest in the jamboree here Tues
day night. Heppner was champion of
the league and the basketball game
was won by E. O. C. E. over Do
mestic Laundry of Pendleton.
PINE CITY NEWS
By BERNICE WATTENBURGER
Mrs. Gladys Cutsforth, Mrs. Thel
ma Smethurst and Mrs. Vasti Saling
were hostesses Friday evening to a
pinochle party at the Cutsforth
home at Lexington. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. Russell Moore
and son, Mr. and Mrs. Abercrombie,
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Finch, Mr. and
Mrs. Jasper Myers, Mr. and Mrs.
Burl Wattenburger, Mr. and Mrs.
Clayton Ayers, Frank Saling, Alory
Saling, Bill Smethurst and Orville
Cutsforth. High score went to Lila
Myers and Mr. Abercrombie, low to
Bernice Wattenburger and Frank
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Myers and
family spent Friday afternoon in
Burl Wattenburger and daughter
Lucille left Monday for Long Creek
Laura Scott and Melissa Stonebrak-
C. C. Carmichael is ill at his home.
Eileen Scott of Wasco spent the
week end at the Kenneth Marshall
Susie Padberg and son Archie,
Bernice Bauman and Clarence Bau
man spent from Wednesday till Sat
urday in Portland.
A group of friends surprised Edna
Turner with a birthday party at
her home in Heppner Saturday eve
ning. The evening was spent in
playing "500' after which coffee and
cake were served.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Calloway and
daughter Rae of Corvallis spent last
week end at the Burton and George
George Peck is a business visitor
and John Day on business, return
ing home Tuesday evening.
Week-end visitors at the Clayton
Ayers home are Mrs. Mary Ritchie
and daughter, Miss Hazel Ritchie,
and Bill Wattenburger.'
Callers in Pendleton Monday and
Tuesday doing Christmas shopping
were Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Watten
burger and Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Misses Helen and Rosetta Healy
spent the week end with their par
ents on Butter creek. The girls at
tend high school in Heppner.
The Pine City' Neighbors club is
to have their last party to raise
money for the Christmas treats to
ba Saturday night, December 13.
Everyone is welcome.
The Lena grange is giving a dance
Saturday evening, December 6.
A cedar chest and linens to fill it
will be given. Everyone come and
bring your friends.
The Pine City Neighbor club will
have its all day meeting December
18. Pot luck dinner at noon and
each one to bring a gift not over 25
cents for the Christmas party in the
Mrs. Elva Winters spent Thursday
with her sister, Mrs. Van Ordell of
Mr. Winters helped shingle Ben
Gerking's new home in Hermiston.
Mrs. Nora Neill reports $29 for
Red Cross from Pine City, almost
100 per cent.
AUXILIARY TO MEET
The American Legion auxiliary
will meet at the home of Mrs. L. E.
Dick with Mrs. W. C. McCarty as
sisting on Tuesday afternoon, Dec.
9. All members are urged to come
and bring gifts for child welfare and
the gift shop at the veteran's hos
pital. Patients of the hospital are
happy to select gifts for their fam
ilies from the gift shop. Suitable ar
ticles are costume jewelry, cosmetics
of all kinds, soap, handkerchiefs, sox
and stockings, sweaters' and many
little things. Also at this meeting
will be a surprise package brought
by the president, Mrs. Earl Evans.
Come and see it.
Hot oil .manicure now at Myrtle's
Beauty Salon. No extra charge for
this swell manicure.
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