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2 Heppner Gazette Times, August 6, 1942
LEXINGTON NEWS .
Mrs. Carmichael Given
Year's Leave at Lex
By MARGARET SCOTT
John Miller and Kenneth Peck
spent the week end in Portland.
George Wallies is a patient in the
Bobby Burnside was painfully in
jured last week when he dove into
the creek and cut his head.
Mrs. John McMillan and family
and Herman Wallace spent last Sun
day at Hermiston and vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Doherty .
are the parents of a son, Dennis,
bom Wednesday in Pendleton.
Eleanor Ross of Hermiston visit
ed the Corey family here this week.
Mrs. Charles Breshears and dau
ghter Bunny and Douglas Gibson
were Heppner visitors Friday.
Mrs. Kemp Dick is visiting at
the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Pieper.
Gerry Cutler spent last week' at
the home of Colleen McMillan.
Sonny Frederickson of Salem is
Doris Williams has returned home
from a visit with relatives in Vader,
Mrs. Merle Miller entertained with
a birthday party Sunday for her
daughters Carol, ten, on Saturday,
and Peggy Ann, ' six, on Monday
The group attended the picture show
in Heppner and enjoyed ice cream
and birthday cake at Scotty's shop.
Guests were Dorothy, Faye and
Vester Cutsforth, Eleanor Pace,
June Steagall, Elizabeth Edwards,
Doris Williams and Margy Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Papineau and
family have moved into the Ira Lew
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Breshears
visited at the Hynd Brothers farm
Delbert Vinson spent the week
end in Spokane.
Mrs. Sloan Spencer and children
of Hermiston are visiting here.
A small fire broke out on the
roof of the Oris Padberg home
Thursday. Damage was slight.
Lou Broadley who is working at
the Dee Cox farm spent Sunday in
Deanna Steagall, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wilbur Steagall, was pain
fully injured Monday when she fell
at her home and cut her ear. She
was taken to a Heppner physician
and three stitches were taken to
close the wound.
At a school board meeting Mon
day evening the board granted Jua
nita Carmichael a year's leave of
Patty O'Harra, Marcella Jackson
and Louise Green of Heppner were
hostesses Saturday night for a danc
ing party in the Leach hall. Guests
were Eunice Hiatt, Betty Marie
Coxen, Claude and Claudine Drake,
Tad Miller, Joe Farley, Jack Cant
well, John Lane, Tommy Starkey,
Mary Lou Ferguson, Jean Turner,
Don Hanson, Hugh McLaughlin,
Johnnie and Walt Skuzeski and
Phil Cohn of Heppner. Lexington
guests were Alice and Buddy Mar
shall, Jack O'Harra, Mrs. Ralph
Jackson and Carol, Mrs. Newt O'
Harra, Roy Martin, Leonard Mun
kers, Billy, Carl, Majo and Janet
Marquardt, Jean Rauch, Estelle
Ledbetter, Louise Hunt, Melba
Burnside, Juanita Bellenbrock, Jer
rine Edwards, Joe and Claude Way,
and Clyde and Albert Edwards. A
punch bowl was featured.
(Too late for last week.)
May Rauch is visiting at the home
of her sister, Mrs. Al Fetsch, in
Sherman Tucker spent last week
in Oregon City with his sister, El
sie Connor. He is visiting here this
week and will soon leave for army
Aileen Scott is visiting friends
Mary Hunt is spending a few
days in Salem and vicinity.
Patty O'Harra has returned home
after several weeks spent in Ath
ena. Lon Edwards has returned home
from Boardman where he drilled an
artesian well at the Carpenter home.
Mr. and Mrs T. R. Burton and
sons are spending a few days here.
They have been spending the sum
mer in Portland.
Mrs. Charles Breshears and
daughter Bunny and Douglas Gib-
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Rites Held at Eugene
By MRS. ELMER GRIFFITH
lone, Aug. 4. Sunday afternoon
Miss Edna June Yarnall, daughter
of Mrs. Edna B. Yarnall of Eugene,
and Mr. C. Charles O'Connor, son
of Mrs. Cosby O'Connor of lone,
were married in a candlelight cer
emony at St. Mary's Episcopal
church in Eugene. Father Bartham
officiated before an altar decorated
with white and pink gladioli and
The bride, who was given in mar
riage by her uncle, Mr. Harry Yar
nell of lone, wore a wedding gown
of white marquisette with fingertip
veil and carried a white prayer
book topped with gardenias and
white sweetpea streamers.
Miss Hilma Brewser of Salem was
the maid of honor in a dress of
blue marquisette with matching
shoulder length veil. She carried a
bouquet of pink rosebuds.
Mr. Walter Linn of Vernonia,
cousin of the bridegroom, was best
man, and Mr. Erling Thompson of
McMinnville and Mr. Armin Gropp
of Eugene were ushers.
Mrs. Stephens of Eugene was or
ganist and Miss Patsy McCoy sang
"Ave Maria" and "The Lord's Pray
er" preceding the ceremony. Miss
Leota Bertch, cousin of the bride,
lit the candles.
Following the wedding Miss Helen
Fur of Eugene, and Miss Beulah
Martin of Springfield, who were
dressed in pink and blue with match
ing shoulder veils, gave each guest
a piece of "dream cake" wrapped in
white and tied with white ribbon
and had charge of the guest book.
For going away the bride wore an
ensemble of tan and blue. After a
short honeymoon the young couple
will make their home in lone, where
Mr. O'Connor is employed. Mrs.
O'Connor is a graduate of Oregon
College of Education and will teach
her second year in lone this year
in the first and second grades.
Attending the wedding from lone
were Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lindstrom,
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Yarnall, and
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yarnell and son
Alton. Among other out of town
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Nord of Portland, former residents
Mrs. Mary Cunningham of Post
Falls, Idaho, arrived on Friday for
a visit with her sister, Mrs. Elmer
Griffith and family.
The lone library has just received
240 new state library books and
have purchased the following new
books for adults: "The Moon is
Down," by John Steinbeck; "The
Rock and the Wind," by Bretherton;
"Atlantic Ordeal," by Huxley; and
"Cross Creek," by Rawlings. Two
son spent Sunday in Hermiston.
George Steagall has bought the
house belonging to George Tucker.
new juvenile books are "Emily
Climbs" and "Emily of New Moon,"
Mrs. Bert Mason returned on
Monday afternoon from a hiking
trip with the Mazama club of Port
land near the Three Sisters.
Clyde Pettyjohn was taken to
Pendleton Saturday afternoon for
an emergency appendectomy. He is
getting along nicely.
There will be a pot-luck dinner
at Willows grange hall, Sunday, Aug
ust 16, for grangers and their fam
ilies. The first andsecond degrees
will be exemplified in the afternoon.
All officers are urged to be pre
sent. The Willows H. E. C. will hold
an all day meeting at the grange
hall Friday, August 21, with a pot
luck dinner at noon.
Miss Eva Swanson and Mrs. Gar
land Swanson and family spent the
week end in Portland and Salem.
Miss Alice Nicoson arrived home
on Thursday after a visit at Olym
pia, Wash., at the home of her cou
sin, Miss Thelma Jean Coski.
Mrs. Carl Linn and daughter Lee
ta arrived Monday evening from
The Dalles to visit her husband, who
is employed here, and other rela
tives. Mrs. Clarence T. Harris and small
daughter and Mrs. Lewis Halvorsen
motored to Pendleton on Saturday.
Clarence Harris has purchased the
lot adjoining his home, where the
old Louy house used to stand.
Mr, and Mrs. Roy Lindstrom left
Friday for Portland and other val
ley points. Mrs. Elmer Griffith ac
companied them to Portland and re
turned that evening.
Roy Pettyjohn, who is employed
by a telephone company at Klam
ath Falls, spent the week end here
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Palmer were
hosts for a family reunion on Sun
day. Guests included Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Pettyjohn and son of Hermis
ton, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sherer and
family of Heppner, Roy Pettyjohn
of Klamath Falls, Lee Pettyjohn of
Elliott Field, San Diego, and their
father, Noah Pettyjohn, and Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Munkers and family.
Mrs. Charles M. Wagner of Port
land is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
A. W. Lundell and family.
Lee Pettyjohn departed the first
of the week for his station with the
marines at Elliott Field, San Diego.
(Too late for last week.)
lone, July 28. A serious fire oc
curred north of lone last Thursday
afternoon, when in some manner the
stubble in Garland Swanson's field
became ignited from the combine.
About fifty-five acres of cut and
standing barley belonging tp Swan
son was destroyed, as well as about
thirty acres of standing grain and
several hundred sacks of threshed
grain belonging to Johnson Bros, in
the adjoining field. Swanson had
about seven hundred sacks of bar
ley in the field, and about four
hundred fifty sacks of this was
burned. He carried insurance, but
Johnson Bros, had none. The fire
was controlled by volunteer fire
fighters greatly aided by a tractor
and disc plows. At 3 o'clock the
next morning J. A. Troedson dis
covered that the fire had revived,
and promptly notified the fire war
den, who called out the neighbors.
Shovels and a tractor checked the
fire again, when it was within a
few feet of heavy standing grain.
Had it entered this it probably
could not have been controlled un
til it had burned for several miles.
Iee Pettyjohn, who is stationed
with the marines at Elliott field at
San Diego, is home on a furlough
visiting friends and relatives.
Carl Linn spent the week end at
The Dalles visiting Mrs. Linn and
daughter, Leeta. Mrs. Linn is re
ceiving medical attention there.
Mrs. Alfred Swales and daughter,
Clara Ann, are in Portland, and on
Saturday afternoon the latter un
derwent a minor operation. She is
getting along as well as can be ex
pected, according to word received
James Warfield returned from
Portland on Saturday morning. He
has been consulting doctors there
for some time.
The regular meeting of the Union
Missionary society will meet in the
church parlors on August 6.
Douglas Renoe left Monday for
his station at Fort Lewis, after a
two day' visit with relatives.
Ralph Kincaid, young son of Mrs.
Ruby Kincaid, sustained a bad cut
on his forehead this week while
playing. Several stitches by a phy
sician were required to close the
Charles O'Connor left Monday
morning for Eugene. On August 2
in that city he will marry Miss June
Yarnall, who taught the first and
second grade in lone last year. He
was accompanied as far as Portland
by Mrs. Frank Lundell and two
children, Norma Lou and Merle,
who were returning to their home
after a visit here with relatives.
John K. Honey arrived on Satur
day from Portland to attend to bus
iness conected with his wheat ranch.
Relatives have received word
Navy Needs More
The Navy has received only about
half the number of binoculars
needed, it was announced today by
the Thirteenth Naval District with
regard to the present campaign to
obtain used binoculars. But these
binoculars must be one of two mak
es, Zeiss or Bausch and Lomb, and
They must be in only two sizes, 6 x 30
or 7 yC 50. No other makes or sizes
are acceptable, the announcement
said, due to the fact that parts must
The binoculars should be tagged,
with the name and address of. the
owner, then carefully wrapped and
mailed to the Naval Observatory,
Washington, D. C. The donor will
receive a check for $1.00 and the
binoculars, if still in use at the end
of the war, will be returned.
from Robert Warfield at Fort Hill,
Ogden, Utah. He is studying tele
Miss Maude Cool, Alvin Cool and
their sister, Mrs. Mabel Tachell, of
Carlton, Wash., arrived in lone on
. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hummel and
young son arrived last Wednesday
from their home in Portland. They
are residing in the John Eubanks
home, while Mr. Hummel works in
Eugene Normoyle, who has been
seriously ill in Texas for some time,
has been discharged from the army,
and returned home on Saturday. He
was accompanied as far as Heppner
Junction by a medical student, and
was met there by his uncle, Lee
Miss Lucy Case of Oregon State
will hold a food preservation dem
onstration at the grange hall on Fri
day afternoon and all home makers
are urged to be in attendance.
S. C. Salter returned the last of
the week from a Seventh Day Ad
ventist camp meeting near Portland.
Mrs. Bert Mason is at Green Lake
with the Mazama club of Portland,
where they are doing a good bit of
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A Big-Time 3 -Ring Circus, making its first triumphant tour of the
Pacific states and acclaimed by the leading cities of California, Oregon
and Washington . . . Exhibiting in Heppner AFTERNOON ONLY of
Monday, August 17, to break the move from Pendleton to The Dalles.
BRINGING toy AND CHEER TO A
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