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2 Heppner Gazette TimesMarch 26, 1942
Tom Wells Speaks
At Boardman Grange
By MRS. CLAITD COATS
Tom Wells, county assessor, was
the speaker at the local grange reg
ular meeting. His subject was
Miss Essie Jones returned from
Portland where she had been con
sulting a. doctor.
Miss Lois Messenger, teacher in
the Stanfield school, spent the week
end at her home here. Saturday,
she and her mother, Mrs. E. T.
Messenger, motored to Pendleton
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Petteys and
family of Meacham spent Sunday
at the Nate Macomber home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Allen of Port
land, former residents of Boardman,
spent Sunday visiting their son Art
and family, and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Willard Baker.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Barlow from
the county seat spent Sunday visit
ing relatives on the project.
H. E. potluck luncheon was held at
the McFarland home Wednesday
with Mrs. Earl Hood as hostess.
Business meeting followed the lun
cheon. The next meeting will be a
pay luncheon at the home of Mrs.
Leo Root. Mrs. Claud Coats and
Mrs. Nick Faler were co-hostesses.
Yearly election of officers for the
Boardman community church was
held Sunday. Supt. Robert Berger,
Asst. Supt. Edward Barow, S. C.
Hilma Lea Tyler, Treasurer Flor
ence Root, Librarian Mrs. J. F. Bar
low, Council Sec. Mrs. Frank Jones,
Cradle Roll Supt. Mrs. E. Potts, and
Primary Supt. Mrs. A. Baker.
Mrs. Roy Marlow of Umatilla call
ed at the D. F. Ransier and Frank
Marlow homes Monday.
Dick Foraii, Leo Carrillo,
lone High School
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
School closed Tuesday for the
week. The teachers are attending
state teachers' meeting in Portland.
Mrs. E. G. Sperry has been in Port
land all week, having been called
there by the serious illness of her
aunt, Mrs. Agnes Niblen. Her daugh
ter Charlotte joined her Tuesday
Miss Helen Lindsey, a junior at E.
O. C. E. at La Grande, came over
for last week end, and her mother,
Mrs. James Lindsey, took her back
An operetta, "Words and Music,"
was presented by the high school
students Friday evening under the
direction of Mrs. Rachel Dick. Stu
dents having leading parts were
Paul Rietmann, Jean Coleman, Bet
ty Lou Lindsay. Robert Hoskins, Ar
thus Stefani and Gene Rietmann.
Mrs. Victor Peterson and three
children are here for a visit with
Mrs. Peterson's mother, Mrs. Mar
garet Rietmann. They are taking
advantage of a school vacation in
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Linn of
Portland arrived Monday afternoon
for a few days' visit with Mr. Linn's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Linn.
They reported that they had visited
in Vernonia on Sunday, and had
encountered a snow storm while
coming up the lower Columbia riv
er. Elmer Grififth, warehouseman of
Morgan, left Tuesday evening by
train for Portland, where he will
spend a few days attending to bus
iness. April first, the first Wednesday of
the month, will be the date of the
April meeting of the Eastern Star.
Frank Lundell. who is employed
in the ship yards in Portland, spent
the week end here with his family.
A school election will be held next
Lexington Youth First
'Missing' in Service
By MARGARET SCOTT
The community was grieved to
hear the news received by Clark Da
vis of John Day in the following
telegram: "The Navy department re
grets to inform you that your son,
Clayton Theodore Davis, fireman
first class, U. S. Navy, is missing
following action in the performance
of his duty and in the service of his
country." Clayton was serving on
the U. S. Pope which was sunk in
the battle of Java in the fore part
of March. A former Leington boy,
he is the grandson of Mrs. Nettie
Davis of Lexington, and is the first
Morrow county youth to be reported
missing in the present war.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Vinson and
baby son spent Sunday at the home
of Mr. Vinson's parents on Butter
Carol Jackson, youngest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson, is
reported to be improving satisfac
torily at her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Scott were
business visitors in Pendleton Wed
nesday. Mr. and Mrs. Merrtt Gray motored
to Stanfield Wednesday, taking Mrs.
Gene Gray to her home there.
Douglas Gibson was a business
visitor in Hermiston and Pendleton
Mr. and Mrs. Loren Mikesell and
daughters of Toppenish were Sunday
guests at the Nettie Davis home.
Dean Hunt has been confined to
his home by illness.
Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Harris and
family have moved to Beaverton to
make their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Steagall and
son visited friends here Sunday.
. Mrs. Eddie Vinson and daughter
are visiting at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Oris Padberg.
Mr. Payne of Athena is visiting at
Saturday, April 28, for the purpose e.home of Ws daughter, Mrs. Bob
rj" laofirr n i i i i. Cutler.
An outdoor action play that is right
"in the groove" for good entertain
GO WEST, YOUNG
Penny Singleton, Glenn Ford, Ann
Miller, Charlie Rugglcs,
Studded with song, packed with
action, rip-roaring with romance!
Alive with gaiety, gun-fire, fightin'
I WAKE UP
Betty Grable as alluring Jill Lynn,
Carole Landis as thrilling Vicky
Lynn, Victor Mature as dangerous
Frankie Christopher, Laird Cregar
as startling Cornell the "Dick"; also
William Gargan and Alan Mowbray.
The most exciting picture you'll see
this year, based on the sensational
mystery-thriller by Steve Fisher.
This splendid feature demands your
Miss Genevieve Piluso came up
from Portland Saturday to pack her
belongings. She has resigned her
position as commercial teacher be
cause of illness in the family, and
her position will be filled for the
remander of the year by Mrs. Char
les Carlson. An instructor for next
year has not been obtained.
Ted Palmateer spent the week end
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. F.
Palmateer. He is attending O. S. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Selmar Severson of
Mosier were business visitors here
The Womens Topic club was en
tertained last Friday at the Elmer
Griffith home by Mrs. Griffith, Mrs.
M. E. Cotter, Mrs. Clel Rae, and
Mrs. Frank Lundell. Nancy Wilson
Ross' book, "Farthest Reach," was
reviewed. The social meeting will
be held at the home of Mrs. Rae on
Saturday of this week.
Mrs. Lewis Ball was surprised
Sunday bw a large party of friends
who came to celebrate her birthday.
The H. E. club met last Friday at
the home 'of Mrs. Clara Newlin.
Members and guests present were
Mesdames Ida Fletcher, Harry Mun
kers, Jack Bailey, E. M. Baker, E. C.
Heliker, Clarence Harris, Marion
Palmer, John Eubanks, A. E. Stefani.
Matthew Gordon, P. C. ' Petersen,
Lewis Ball, J. P. O'Meara, Harry
Yamell and Louis Halvorsen. Mrs.
Newlin was installed, as chairman
and Mrs. Baker as vice-chairman.
Marion and Mancell Krebs of Ce-
Mrs. Belle Leathers of Portland
spent last week at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Clarence Carmichael.
Thursday evening guests at the
Lee Sprinkel home in Heppner were
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Gray and Mr.
and Mrs. Vernon Scott and sons.
Cleo Van Winkle and Jerry Scott
spent Tuesday afternoon at the Lau
rel Ruhl home.
Mr. and Mrs. Burton and sons
were Sunday evening guests at the
Elmer Hunt home.
C. C. Carmichael is a business
visitor in Portland.
Motoring to Portland Tuesday
were Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hunt and
son and Miss Helen Neiger.
School was dismissed Tuesday for
the remainder of the week due to
the teachers' institute.
The junior class in company with
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marquardt re
turned home the latter part of the
week from a visit in Salem where
they visited at the institutions and
places of interest.
Nancy Hanna, eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Hanna, is visiting
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Becket of Eight Mile.
Vera Whillock and daughters vis
ited Tuesday evening at the Ever
ett Crump home in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Melbourne Lynch
have moved to Washington.
Ralph Jackson was a business vis
itor in Portland this week.
Mrs. Edna Turner of Heppner call
ed at the Ralph Jackson home Tuesday.
The pie social and dance held at
cil were home from O. S. C. for a- Lexington grange hall Saturday
AMONG THE LIVING
Susan Ilayward, Albert Dckker,
Frances Fanner, Harry Carey
A thriller-chiller that stands head
and shoulders above its kind in point
of realism, plausibility and performance:
Edward G. Robinson, Laraine Day,
Edward Arnold, Marsha Hunt
Powerful: A drama that holds your
interest with action and comedy to
enliven it, set in the days of return
ing world war heroes, trans-Atlantic
flights and marathon dances.
week end with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. George C. Krebs.
Miss Mary Ellen Bywater of Sa
lem was a guest last week end at
the George Krebs home.
MAKES HIGH AVERAGE
Another Morrow county boy that's
getting up in the world in the army
game is Raymond "Buddy" Batty,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Batty, who
finished his high school career in
Heppner. Buddy recently made the
highest grade average in a class of
1800 and qualified as an instructor
in the largest technical school in the
world at Chanute Field, 111., near
Rantoul, according to a letter re
ceived this week by his brother.
Lewis. Before starting his work.
Buddy expected to get to go to
Buffalo, N. Y., to see a large air
night was a huge success, with all
credit given to the master, Oral
Scott, whose idea it was. There was
a big crowd, good music, and every
one seemed to have a good time. All
the pies sold well and more sand
wiches could have been sold. There
were three men auctioning the pies
at the same time, Mr. Palmateer, Or
ville Cutsforth and Oral Scott.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis, photographers
of Pendleton, were Sunday guests at
the Swaggart home. They were ac
companied home by Mrs. Wheeler
who had been visiting at the Swag
Mr. and Mrs. Eber Hanks are the
parents of a baby girl born Tuesday,
March 24, at their home. Mrs. Dan
Way is working at the Hanks home.
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Gray moved
Wednesday to their farm above
Heppner for a short stay.
Steel used in vital parti for war machines planes, tanks, ships,
guns must be flawless, because America's fighting men must
nave weapons that are both accurate and tough.
1. The new million volt X ray 2. Defects in the steel show up on
built by General Electric saves X-ray film. Therefore faulty mate
precious hours in finding flaws. It is rials are tossed aside before costly
so powerful that its rays can pierce hours of machining have been spent
thick steel castings.
3. A regular check-up on pieces of
X-ray film worn on workers' wrists
helps guard against prolonged
exposure to the rays given off by
the X-ray tube.
4. X-ray exposure needed for 5-inch-thick
steel is now 2 minutes
instead of previous ZlA hours!
Whole days are saved in examina
tion of even thicker castings.
General Electric believes that its first duty as a
good citizen is to be a good soldier.
General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y.
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