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    2 Heppner Gazette Times, May 21, 1942
Lexington Graduates
Receive Diplomas
Prof. Gertrude Boyd Crane of Pa
cific university delivered the com
mencement address to Lexington
high school graduates in the school
auditorium last evening. Adolph
Majeske, chairman of the school
board presented the diplomas to the
high school graduates, and Mrs. Lil
ian Turner presented diplomas to
the eighth grade graduates. Other
numbers were processional, Mrs.
Juanita Carmichael; invocaton, Mr.
Martin Clark; salutatory, Lavelle
Pieper; "The Home Port," high
school girls; valedictore, Roy Mar
tin; commencement song, high school
boys; presentation of class gift, La
velle Pieper; presentation of awards,
Supt. T. R. Burton; benediction, Mr.
Clark, and recessional, Mrs. Car
michael. Mrs. James Pointer of Selah, Wn.,
who has been visiting at the Nettie
Davis home returned to her home
Vera Whillock and Helen Crump
of Heppner spent Tuesday in Pen
dleton. They were accompanied by
Loall Martin.
Official notice has been received
by the local postmistress that the
mail route out of Lexington has
been given to Irvin Padberg for the
coming term.
Doris Klinger and Irene Rauch
spent Tuesday in Pendleton.
On Thursday evening the Girls'
League welcomed the incoming
members with a theater party in
On Sunday night, May 17, the bac
calaureate address was given by
Martin Clark of Heppner v in the
local Christian church.
Fourteen people were present at
the last meeting of the Lexington
Parent-Tteachers association for the
year. A report by the secretary -treasurer
was read and all outstand
ing bills were ordered paid. The
election of officers was held with
Margaret Miller named president
succeeding Mrs. Florence McMillan.
Mr. Burton will be vice-president
and Mrs. Mary Edwards, secretary
treasuer pro tem.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock, in
company with a group of friends
from lone and Heppner spent Sun
day fishing at McKay dam.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Sprinkel of
Heppner called at the Vernon Scott
home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Steagall and
June spent Saturday in Pendleton.
Eldon Warner of Pine Grove spent
Wednesday night at the home of his
brother, Vernon Scott.
Mrs. W. L. Suddarth was a busi
ness visitor in the city yesterday
from her home at Irrigon. Mr. Sud
dar, who passed away a few days
before, was buried at Umatilla Fri
day, the rites preceding at Irrigon.
"Sense provides Dollars
for Defense!"
A LEAKY radiator is often
blissfully ignored. To have
it repaired costs little. But re
pair on the ceiling below, dam
aged by dripping water, comes
Spend pennies to repair the
leak. Save the dollars to buy
defense savings bonds. Every
household budget every salary
check should go in part for
Defense Savings to help defeat
the enemies of freedom.
TP I f f
ill 'M I A A
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Our boys can take the War to the enemy, if we back them
up with ships and tanks and guns! But that takes money!
Help your Government to put the tools of war into the
hands of our soldiers by purchasing War Savings Bonds and
Stamps. And remember . . . just one Bond can't lick the
Axis any more than just one gun! It takes millions of
Americans buying War Savings Bonds and Stamps every
Bonds cost $18.75 and up . . . and they pay you back
one-third more in only 10 years ! Stamps cost 10& 25tf, and
up . . . soon total the price of a Bond if bought regularly.
Help our boys on the fighting fronts wherever they may
be ! Buy War Savings Bonds as an investment for yourself
and your country.
Hardman School
Closes With Exercises
The eighth grade exercises were
held Friday the 15th. A short pro
gram was given, and Walter Wright,
chairman of the board, presented
the diplomas to Delmar Buschke,
Cecil McDaniel, Lee McRoberts,
Owen Leathers, Jr., and Alberta Mc
Ferrin. School closed Tuesday the
19th. A pot luck dinner was served
at the school.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reed visited
Austin Devin at St. Anthony's hos
pital Sunday at Pendleton.
Mrs. Jay Stone and son Dicky of
Spokane are visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Reed. She plans
to stay until about June 1st, when
she and Mrs. Reed will go to Eu
gene for the graduation from col
lege of Miss Lucille Reed.
Mrs. Harlan Adams and family
left Monday to join her husband at
Kinzua where they will make their
home. The Sabin Hastings family
also moved to Kinzua.
Mrs. Gladys Corrigall and daugh
ter Shirley visited Mr. and Mrs. Sam
McDaniel Monday, from Echo.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bleakman and
their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
Haddock of Heppner visited Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. C. H. McDaniel
at Reed's mill.
Mrs. Ellis Carlson came Friday
from Asotin, Wash. She will be at
Tupper guard station when they
are settled. Mr. and Mrs. Carlson
have been at Bull prairie the last
week. Mr. Carlson is the dispatcher
on the Heppner district of the for
est. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Adams are
spending the week in Heppner with
their daughter, Mrs. Ester Bumside.
Freddie Knighten is ill this week
with the chicken pox.
Mrs. Mary Whacken and children
came from Salem Saturday. Her
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Ad
Inskeep, and sister Alene went to
Salem with her for an extended
visit, Sunday. Mrs. Whacken and
children visited with her sister, Mrs.
Vern Dalzell of Eightmile, before
coming here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McDonald are
visiting at the home of their son,
Raymond, on Heppner flat.
Miss Lois Hewitt, Miss Ruth Ev
ersole and Miss Cecelia Bell, all
teachers, lef for their homes Tues
day afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rogers vis
ited at Lone Rock with Mr. and Mrs.
Ben Rogers, Thursday.
Miss Vern McDaniel, Miss Alene
Inskeep, Mrs. Mary Whacken and
Oscel Inskeep visited Mrs. Stanley
Musgrave (nee Edith Stevens) at
Top, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Greener visited
a nephew, Mike Greener, at Pendle
ton, Wednesday, and the Greeners
and Mrs. Owen Leathers visited Mr.
Leathers at the veterans' hospital
at Walla Walla.
Two From County
Slated for Decrees
University of Oregon, May 21.
The sixty-fifth annual commence
ment of the University of Oregon
will be held the week end of May
29-31, it was announced here by Dr.
Donald M. Erb, president of the
A total of 648 students are now
on the list of candidates for degrees
at the commencement exercises to
be held on Sunday evening, May 31.
Included in this group from Hepp
ner are Willis Paul McCarty, bach
elor of science in journalism; and
Donald Edwin Turner, bachelor of
science in business administration.
Presdent Erb will make the com
mencement address, speaking on
"The University and the War of
Survival." Bruce Richard Baxter,
bishop of the Methodist church for
the Portland area, will deliver the
baccalaureate address on Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock. His topic will
be "Going Back Another Way."
Reunion will be held for the class
es of 1892, 1902, 1912, 1917 and 1932
on Saturday, May 30. The semi
annual meeting of the University of
Oregon Alumni association will also
be held on Saturday at 11 a.m.
Closing Exercises
Staged for lone School
Commencement exercises for the
lone school will be held at the school
house Thursday evening, May 21.
Dr. Gertrude Boyd Crane, dean of
women at Pacific university, will be
the principal speaker. Members of
the graduating class are Betty Lou
Lindsay, Elsie Jepson, Bill Eubanks,
Jim Ledbetter, Roland Bergstrom,
Charles Doherty, Tom Huston, Paul
Rietmann, and Gene Empey. The
members of the eighth grade who
will receive diplomas on the same
evening. are Harold Snider, Mildred
Carlson, Shirley Smouse, Gene Riet
mann, Matt Doherty, Tommy Doh
erty, Winifred Zinter, William Zin
ter, Evelyn Morris, and Gwendolyn
Coleman. Omar Rietmann, chairman
of the school board, will present the
Baccalaureate services Were held
at the Christian church in lone last
Sunday. Rev. W. W. Head of Cath
lamet, Wash., preached the sermon,
assisted by Rev. J. Fred Stillwell,
pastor of the church. The church,
which was recently redecorated, was
beautifully trimmed by the members
of the sophomore class. Miss June
Yamall played the processional and
recessional, Mrs. E. M. Baker played
for the hymns, and Mrs. Cleo Drake
played the accompaniment for the
lovely violin solo played by Mrs. L.
E. Dick, Jr.
A birthday party was held at the
J. E. Swanson home last Thursday
in honor of Mrs. Swanson and her
twin brother, Oscar L. Lundell of
Cecil. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. O. E. Lindstrom, Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Lundell, Mrs. Garland Swan
son and children, Mrs. O. L. Lun
dell, Mrs. E. R. Lundell, Mrs. C. W.
Swanson, Mrs. Frank Lundell, and
Mrs. Raymond Lundell.
Reuben Fischer spent the week
end in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Ball and chil
dren of Yakima, Wash., spent the
week end here visiting relatives.
Sam Esteb of Olympia, Wash., is
here to visit his mother, and to as
sist in getting her house ready for
Mrs. Dale Ray enjoyed a week
end visit from her son, Claude Bra
shers, who lives at Lyle, Wash., and
her daughter, Gladys Brashers of
Miss Helen Lindsay spent the week
end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James Lindsay. She is attending
school at La Grande.
Rose Marie Gorger will complete
the high school course, and her
brother Bill will graduate from the
eighth grade at St. Francis academy
in Pendleton this week. They are
the children of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Seehafer of
Corvallis were week-end guests of
Mr. Seehafer's brother, W. G. See
hafer and family.
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Ely of Mor
gan drove to Portland Monday. Mr.
Ely is a delegate from Morgan to
the grand lodge of the I. O. O. F.
They are guests at the home of Mrs.
Ely's sister, Mrs. Earl Morgan.
Mrs. W. J. Blake enjoyed a visit
the first of the week from her sister,
Mrs. John Blake of Kinzua.
Mrs. Minnie Forbes left Thursday
for Oakdale, Cal, to visit her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
John Osteen.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlo Martin and
children of Moro spent Sunday with
Mrs. Martin's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Smouse. Mr. Smouse is re
cuperating from a recent operation.
An epidemic of chicken pox is
seriously disrupting the schedule of
final examinations in the grades.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Dick of Hepp
ner entertained the members of the
faculty of the lone school and their
husbands and wives at a dinner at
their home in Heppner Wednesday
evening. At that time the engage
ment of Miss June Yarnall and Mr.
Charles O'Conner was announced.
Miss Yarnall, the first and second
grade teacher, is the daughter of Mrs.
Edna Yarnall of Eugene. Mr. O'Con
ner is the son of Mrs. Charles O'
Conner of lone. The wedding will
take place in August and they will
make their home in lone.
Mrs. Fred Nichoson is ill at her
home here.
Mrs. Ida Grabil is employed at
the homo of Mrs. Margaret Riet
mann while Mrs. Smith is in Hepp-
Irrigon Schools Have
Graduation Rites
Irrigon high school and eighth
grade had their graduation exercises
together beginning at 8 p. m., May
15, with Chas. W. Quaintance giving
the commencement address. The
high school graduates are Leslie
Rucker, Gerald Buell, Robert Voile,
Chas. Markham and Fred Markham.
The eighth grade graduates are Roy
Frederickson, Leonard Aldridge,
Kathleen May Poulson, Betty Jean
Peterson and Frederick Eugene
Earl Stewart is home from the
army on a two-day stay in Irrigon
with his mother, Mrs. Chas. Stewart.
W. L. Suddarth's funeral was held
in the Presbyterian church in Irri
gon on Friday, the 15th of May. Rev.
J. K. Walpole preached the sermon
to a full house. The floral offerings
were beautiful. He was buried in
the Umatilla cemetery. He was born
in Cannelton, Indiana, Dec. 2, 1879,
and died May 12, 1942. He was
educated at the DePaw university at
Great Castle, Indiana. He taught
school for a number of years. He
married Martha Oxlena Brown in
1906. She survives him
County Agent Conrad of Morrow
county and Miss Duncan spent the
14th here in Irrigon, setting up a
mattress center. The ladies are mak
ing the ticks and have three mat
tresses almost completed.
Mrs. Emma Kuhns of Twin Falls,
Idaho, is spending the summer with
her mother, Mrs. J. K. Walpole of
Boardman and Irrigon.
Mrs. Davis left for her new home
in Colfax. Mr. Davis came after
her as her school is closed for the
summer, and Mr. Starr came after
Mrs Starr. They live in Seattle.
Mr. Hutchinson came after his
wife. They will go to Pilot Rock
to visit his parents.
Mrs. Lillie Dock, matron of the
school cafeteria, left for Gibbon, Wn.
Mrs. Harold Lentz is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Kenneth Bee be, and will
go from there to Umatilla to visit
her grandmother, Mrs. Belle Cald
well, and an aunt, Pearl Potts.
Mrs. Altar of Portland came up
Saturday to get Patty Jo and Tom
my Coulter. She is their aunt and
is going to keep them awhile. Their
mother is visiting in the east. Ray
mond Coulter is also in Portland. He
is the school janitor.
Lavern Duus, student nurse at St
Anthony's hospital in Pendleton,
spent Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Herman Duus.
Mrs. Doris Golleyhom is very ill
and Ella May Grimm is taking her
place at Lorenzen's cafeteria.
Mrs. W. C. Isom went to Portland
to take her niece home. She return
ed Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Allen and
son are visiting the Grimms and
Haneys. Mrs. Grimm is his mother
and Mrs. Haney is her mother. Cal
vin is working in the shipyards at
St. Johns.
ner, caring for her daughter, Mrs.
Mark Merrill.
The Women's Topic club will meet
at the home of Mrs. Hugh Smith
next Saturday.
Mrs. Vela Eubanks came up from
Portland to be present for the grad
uation of her son Bill from high
Last Friday the seniors enjoyed
their annual Skip Day, going to
Bingham Springs and Pendleton. '
They were accompanied by Mrs.
Amy Sperry ad Mrs. Frances Stew
art Carlson.
Considerable anxiety is felt con
cerning the effect of the freeze of
May 10 on the growing wheat. Some
fields south of lone are reported to
have suffered extensive damage.
Mrs. Samuel Pomerantz and son
Denny left for their home in Los
Angeles Tuesday after a visit here
with Mrs. Pomerantz' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Clark. She also vis
ited with her brother, Lowell, who
will be inducted into the army this
Mrs. Omar Rietmann and Mrs.
Matthew Gordon are in Portland
attending Rebekah assembly this
week. Mrs. Rietmann was accom
panied by her son Larry, and they
will be guests of her mother, Mrs.
Inez Freeland.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Ring have
a letter from their son, Harry, who
is somewhere in the Pacific area.