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2 Heppner Gazette
Hardman Couple Pass
58th Wedded Year
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
Flsyd Reed was the only boy to
register at this board in the group
18 to 20. He is the nephew of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Reed of Reed's mill.
Kenneth Batty visited in Hard
man over the Fourth from Monu
ment, staying with the Neal Knight
en's. Mir. and Mrs. Vern Dalzell of
Eightmile visited at the Ad Inskeep
Mrs. Sabin and daughter Ollie of
Kinzua spent the Fourth here.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Sr.,
celebrated their 58th wedding anni
versary the second of this month.
They were married in Indiana but
have lived in Morrow county for
many years on a homestead in Bur
ton valley before they moved to
town. Mr. McDaniel is going on 81
years of age while Mrs. McDaniel is
Miss Maxene McDaniel went to the
Laurence Jones ranch to help in
Richard Robinson came up from
Portland for the Fourth to visit his
mother and small son, Dicky.
Mrs. Roy Robinson is spending
a few days in Heppner with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McDon
ald. Mr. McDonald is ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Dee Schnitzer and
family of Shelton, Wash., were vis
iting friends in this community this
week. The Schnitzers used to live
here, having moved to Shelton some
six years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Gilbert of
Spokane were spending the Fourth
at Reed's mill. Mrs. Gilbert was
formerly Jean Reed.
Mrs. Ella Bleakman was pleasant
ly surprised on her birthday when
all of her children came home. Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Redding and girls, Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Reed and small daugh
ter, all of Zornes camp, Mr. and
Mrs. Hershal Townsend of Stanfield
and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond McDon
ald and family of Heppner flat. Les
lie was home. She was presented
a very lovely set of pottery dishes
besides many other nice gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Chapel and
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Sargent of Port
land have been visiting at the Blaine
Chapel home over Saturday and
Sunday, having come up for the
funeral of Mr. Chapel's sister, Mrs.
Hattie Johnson. They also were
visiting in town.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Adams and
sons visited at Kinzua over the
Fourth with their son and family,
Harlan Adams. Perry Adams came
home with them and is visiting here
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas McDaniel vis
ited in Lonerock Saturday. Miss
Romona McDaniel returned home
Fan Miller spent Saturday and
Sunday in town from the mountains
where he is with the Ball arid Ma
Mr. and Mrs. Neal Knighten and
family went to Portland the first
of the week on business.
Miss Vera McDaniel spent the
Fourth at home from Ruggs, where
Mr. and Mrs. ' Marvin Brannon
went ' to Lonerock and Condon on
the Fourth. Donald Morton accom
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lovgren and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Leath
ers and Junior and Mike Salings
spent the Fourth at the John Day
forest station where Ed McDaniel
and C. H. McDaniel are stationed.
Mollie Mclntyre spent several
days at the ranch from Pendleton
where she is employed.
Mr. and Mr. G. E. Fulkerson and
son Donald and Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Intyre, all of Hamilton, spent the
Fourth with Mrs. Fulkerson's bro
ther, Ed Morland, here.
Guy Hastings is spending a few
days at home, visiting friends and
relatives before going to the army
July 15. John M. Hastings is also
in that call.
CALL FOR WARRANTS
Outstanding warrants of School
District No. 1, Morrow County, Or
egon, numbered 7714 to 7893 inclu
sive, will be paid on presentation to
the district clerk. Interest on said
warrants ceases July 10, 1942.
EVELYN ISOM, Clerk,
School District No. 1,
, Heppner, Oregon.
Times, July 9, 1942
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By MRS. J. A. SHOUN
Mrs. Beelin of the Leicht camp
spent the week end in Portland.
Joe Stephens who has been spend
ing two weeks with his sisters in
Seattle and Portland got home the
morning of the Fourth.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Rider and two
children of Yakima spent the week
end with his mother, Mrs. C. W.
Grimm and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marquam went
to see Mrs. Stella Doll and reports
she is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Umaker and two
little daughters of Castle Rock are
visiting at the home of her mother,
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dexter and
three children brought Mrs. Haney
and two children back from a week's
visit. They all spent the Fourth
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brace are
back after a week's honeymoon trip
to Payette Lake, Idaho.
The Irrigon depot has a new coat
Mrs. Verda Isom and 'daughter
Donna went back to Richmond, Cal.,
to join her husband who works in
the shipyards there.
Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Allen spent
the day of the Fourth with the H.
W. Grimm family.
Mrs. James Arnberg spent the
Fourth with the M. J. Smith family.
Mr. and Mrs. James Shoun of
Walla Walla spent the Fourth with
his mother, Mrs. J. A. Shoun. His
father, J. A. Shoun was also down
from the Heppner ranch. They put
up a stack of hay while here.
Mr. and Mrs. Neal Mundane and
two children, Lee, J. Mundane and
Leo Hasenochrl, spent the holiday
with their parents and friends in
Culdesac, Idaho. The men work at
the Umatilla ordnance depot.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Coulter
and children went with Mr. and
Mrs. McFarland of Umatilla. They
spent the holiday at Olive lake.
Donna Marie, little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Allen, is im
proving after more than a week's
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Goodman have
gone to Portland. Mr. Goodman in
tends to join the coast guard.
Mrs. Tom Caldwell is visiting with
her three sons, Vernon, Clair and
Wayn, all of Portland. She spent
last week at Brooks.
Rev. Chester Wilson preached at
the Pentecostal church Sunday in
place of Dr. Hazelrig who is at the
The principal occupation of a good
many of the men here has been
fighting grass fires. They caused
quite a lot of excitement but have
all been stopped before they reach
ed buildings and crops.
Chester Wilson is hauling lumber
for Ernest Stephens. They are get-
PINE CITY NEWS
By BERN ICE WATTBNBURGER
The Pine City ladies met Thurs
day afternoon and voted to close
for the next two months because of
harvest and warm weather. They
will start again in September.
Mrs. Alta E. Strain of Weiser,
Idaho, visited her daughter and
family, Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Watten
burger. Her other daughter, Mrs.
Floyd Van Orsdall of Pendleton
joined them on Sunday and spent
the day. Mrs. Strain has been visit
ing for two weeks in Portland with
her son. She left Sunday evening
for her home in Weiser.
A number from Butter creek help
ed fight fire in the Alpine district
Friday evening. The Fred Rauch,
Bill Doherty and Henry Vogler
wheat was all in danger.
J. S. Moore who has been here
from Seattle for two months to
help build a grain elevator, returned
to his home Friday.
Many from Butter creek attended
the rodeo at George Attebury's
Miss Betty Finch is working at
the Russell Moore home.
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Finch and
daughter spent Sunday evening at
the Eb Hughes home in Lena.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Bartholo
mew are spending' a few days in
Spokane looking after his sheep.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Moore and
sons and Miss Betty Finch spent
Sunday in the mountains, fishing.
Sunday dinner guests at the E.
B. Wattenburger home were Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Van Orsdell and Mrs.
Frances Van Orsdell of Pendleton,
Mrs. Alta E. Strain, and Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Wattenburger. The men
spent the day fishing and returned
home with a nice catch.
ting ready to build a home on their
lots in Irrigon.
Mrs. Myrtle Markham and three
daughters and Rev. Hazelrig and
Joe Wilson got back Monday eve
ning. Mrs. Roy Minnick and daughter
Luella spent from the third to the
sixth in Gibbon with Mr. Minnick.
He is in charge of the U. P. con
struction work there.
Alfred Goodman and Frank Brace
were injured, not seriously, and
the car demolished, and the driver
of the truck was badly hurt, when
a truck hit the car, parked on the
side of the road Monday evening
while the men were fighting fire.
Mrs. Hazelrig and Rev. and Mrs.
Davis got back from Bremerton Tu
esday evening. They had been hold
ing revival meetings there.
Leroy Minnick and Bob Larson
spent the holiday week end at Bing
Herman Duus and Jack Browning
have been off their jobs at the Uma
tilla ordnance depot because of flu.
Wesley Haney has the measles.
Fires in lone District
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
In spite of the ban on Fourth of
July fireworks, this community had
an abundance of pyrotechnic dis
plays on July third and fourth,
when the heat wave broke with a
violent electric storm. On Friday
evening watchers in the Morgan dis
trict reported five fires visible at
one time. Little damage was caused
there, and some farms now have
"fire guards" which will make them
safe for the rest of the summer.
Near lone H. V. Smouse lost about
fifty acres of barley and James
Lindsay lost the lumber from which
he was building grain bins on the
Dismore place, Friday in a fire
starting from a match and carried
on by high winds.
Leo Nutting of Walla Walla was
seriously injured on Thursday when
he fell 24 feet while working on the
Elmer Griffith elevator at Morgan.
He fell into the interstice between
the steel bins, and it was necessary
for the other workmen to lower a
rope to him. He tied this around
his body, and so was pulled out.
An ambulance summoned from
Heppner took him to a physician
there for first aid, and he was taken
to the hospital in Pendleton. Besides
scratches and bruises, he suffered a
G. C. Gordon of Vancouver, Wash.,
spent the week end here, returning
Monday. He is a brother of Mat
thew Gordon. Mr. Gordon is em
ployed on a boat of the Shaver For
warding company, which carries
government supplies to Bonneville.
The H. E. C. will meet Friday,
July 17 at the Grange hall for an all
day meeting. The grange will meet
on the 18th, nd will have a victory
progrm during the lecture hour.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lindstrom of
Morgan drove to Elgin Saturday to
take home Mrs. Lindstrom's neph
ews, Ernest and David Turner. They
returned the next day.
Mr. and Mrs. Foster Odom spent
several days in Salem the last of the
Louis Buschke of Morgan left
Sunday in response to orders to re
port for induction into the navy
construction corps, in which he en
listed some time ago. He is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buschke.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Swanson
and son of Portland are spending
their vacation here, with Mr. Swan
son's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Swanson. They live in Portland.
Clarence Harris brought his wife
and baby daughter home from the
hospital in Pendleton early Satur
George Ely and Cleo Drake spent
the week end at Ritter.
Mrs. Ed Bergstrom is in the Good
Samaritan hospital where she un
derwent a major operation.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Smouse re
turned Sunday to their home in
Portland after a visit at the home
of Mr. Smouse's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. V. Smouse.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Morgan, Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Morgan, and Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Lundell spent the
Fourth at Bingham springs.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Lundell have
word that their son Richard, a re
cent draftee, is stationed at Fort
Clarence Linn is stationed at
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eubanks of
Portland spent the week end here.
They returned recently from Los
Jimmy Torson of Portland is a
guest of his school friend, Donald
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Troedson and
granddaughter, Carol Odom, return
ed Wednesday from Salem, where
they visited the George Kitching
DON TURNER IN ARMY
, Don Turner, son of Mayor and
Mrs. J. O. Turner, was accepted for
enlistment in the U. S. Army med
ical corps this week and will report
at San Francisco July 15 to enter
Are you entitled to wear a
"target" lapel button? You
35 are if you are investing at
least ten percent of your in
come in War Bonds every pay
day. It's your badge of patriotism.
Mrs. Sarah Thornburg
Passes at Spokane
By MARGARET SCOTT
C. Carmichael, Joe and Coy
Thornburg went to Spokane Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Art Hunt and family
and Mr. and Mrs. Eslie Walker and
family spent Saturday in the moun
tains. Wilbur Steagall and daughter June
spent Monday in Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson and
family, Mrs. Laura Scott and Mrs.
Melissa Stonebraker spent Saturday
at the Elmer Hunt home.
Marcella Jackson has returned
home after visiting relatives . in
Louise Hunt is visiting in Salem.
Carla Lee Whillock returned home
Sunday night after visiting at the
home of her grandmother in Spray.
Mrs. Laurel Ruhl and son Dick,
Jerry Scott, and Norman Ruhl spent
the week end at the Gene Gray
home in Stanfield. They were ac
companied home by Skippy Ruhl
who spent the past three weeks
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Vinson and
son and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bu
chanan and family spent Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock and
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Scott spent
the week end at Paulina lake near
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Steagall and
family spent Saturday at Hidaway.
Gerald Connor of Oregon City is
a guest of his cousin, Dean Hunt.
Doris Williams is visiting rela
tives in Vader, Wash., and Mrs. Roy
Williams is visiting her mother in
Tim Scott spent the week end in
Heppner at the home of his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Sprinkel.
Sandra Whillock spent the week
end at the home of her grandmother,
Mrs. Anderson, in Spray.
Elwynne Peck of Portland is a
guest at his parents' home.
Word has been received of the
death of Mrs. Sarah Thornburg in
Spokane on Sunday. Mrs. Thorn
burg was formsrly a resident here.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Wil
liams this week end were Mrs. Wil
liam Melvin and daughter of Cha
pel Hill, North Carolina, Mrs. J. K.
Blowers from Seattle and Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Lipford of Vader, Wash.
Monday callers at the Vernon
Scott home were Emma Wehmeyer
and Clara Sprinkel of Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Vinson mo
tored to Pendleton one evening last
Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Gray and
Jimmy Davis motored to Stanfield
Lou Broadley of Portland is vfsit
Mr. and Mrs. Jack McMillan of
Portland spent the week end at the
S. G. McMillan home.
Lyle Allyn is visiting here from
his army duties.
Mr. and Mrs. Winkler of Portland
and Carrie McMillan spent the week
end at the Earl Warner home.
ARMY SERVICE OPEN
Men who have had marine exper
ience now may take service in the
Army of the United States, Lieut.
Col. B. H. Hensley, district recruit
ing and induction officer for Ore
gon, revealed recently with an
nouncement that the Army is in ur
gent need of a limited number of
men for assignment to the engineer
amphibian command. Slated to per
form operations on land and sea,
boatswains, coxswains, deckhands,
fishermen, yachtsmen, oystermen,
first mates, ship carpenters, motor
boat or radio operators, riggers, wel
ders, cooks, signalmen, engine spe
cialists; master, tractor, diesel and
automobile mechanics; auto repair
foremen and engine specialists who
can produce documentary evidence
of qualification will be accepted. Ap
plications for enlistment may be
made at the U. S. Army recruiting
office, 323 Main Post Office Build
ing, Portland, or at one of the sub
stations located in the post office
buildings at Salem, Eugene, Medford,
Klamath Falls and Boise, Idaho.
I wish to express my thanks and
appreciation to those who assisted
in putting out the grass fire at my
place in Dutton canyon, July 4.
FRANK S. PARKER.