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2 Heppner Gazette Times, August 20, 1942
Hard man Folk Get
First V-Mail Letter
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
Mr. and Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Sr.,
were the first persons to receive
a V-mail letter from Private Herbert
Z. McDaniel, a nephew, stationed in
the Hawaiian islands. The letter had
been film-photoed, and was perfect
ly legible. He stated that he was
having a grand time and is quite
anxious to get' over to Australia
where he can get in actual combat.
He said he'd have to send "Uncle
Sam" a grass skirt, and asked in
particular about Mrs. Ella Bleak
man and sent her his best regards.
He is the son of Ed McDaniel, and
was gone only 19 days from Hepp
ner when he landed in Hawaii- Air
mail letters from him have arrived
in four days.
Carl McDaniel with Jim Firley
stopped briefly in town Thursday
on their way to the Nine Top sec
tion to see the J. W. Maidment
sheep. Mr. Farley bought the ewe
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gilbert of
Spokane spent the week end t
Mrs. Jay Stone went to Spokane
Sunday evening to have her small
son Dicky's- tonsils removed. J'-s.
Stone is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Reed.
John Hastings and sister moved
to Kinzua this week where he will
work as helper in the engine room.
E. J. Merrill attended to business
in Heppner Saturday.
Miss Maxine McDaniel visited sev
eral days in Heppner this week
with her grandmother, Mrs. Maud
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Buschke spent
the week at Bull Prairie with their
son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Max
Buschke. They returned to their
home Sunday evening in Heppner.
Dallas McDaniel had his leg injur
ed Thursday when he was caught
by a log and thrown. He works on
the landing for Van Hubbard. Upon
visiting a doctor in Heppner it was
learned that the muscles were torn
loose, and will take some time to
Miss Josephine Case and Miss Jean
Leathers are visiting in Heppner at
the E. L. Case home this week.
Miss Case is a grand daughter and
is visiting here from Portland.
Mrs. Robert Tetnpleton is visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Loy Mc
Ferrin here a few days this week.
Miss Lucille Reed and her friend
Barbara Gunning of Portland, visit
ed Miss Reed's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Reed, over the week end.
Miss Reed is employed in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Vern Dalzell of Dry
Fork and Miss Shirley Collins oi
Umatilla, guest of the Dalzell's,
were visiting the A. D. Inskeeps,
Miss Clara Bell Adams returned
home Saturday evening from Port
land where she had been working
.since school closed in the spring.
3fes. Minnie McFerrin entertain
ed her daughter and husband, Mr.
and Mrs. Bryce Keene, and Mr. and
Mrs. Sam McDaniel, Jr., Friday eve
ning with a dinner. The occasion
was Mrs. Keene's and Mrs. McDan
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Carmichael
and Mrs. Edna Turner of Lexington
visited the Owen Leathers' on bus
iness Sunday evening.
Mrs. Ella Bleakman went to visit
her daughter, Mrs. Raymond Reed,
at the Scritsmier mill, Sunday. She
will also visit Mrs. Raymond Mc
Daniel before returning home.
Mrs. Grace Adkins and Mrs. Clara
Utter and son Dallas of Portland
visited in Hardman this week. They
visited also at the Jim Hams and
Blaine Chapel homes. They will be
remembered as Grace and Clara
Carey Hastings was taken to a
doctor again on Tuesday of this
week for medical attention. He has
been ill the last two weeks. He is
still suffering from the flu and a
severe attack of tonsilitis.
Howard Cleveland trailed his old
ewes this week to their home ranch
above Heppner from their summer
range near Burton valley.
A farm laborer conscripted by the
Nazis in Posen poisoned the chick
ens and pigs of his "employer" by
adding artificial fertilizer to their
fodder. He was executed.
Bridal Shower Given
For Lexington Girl
By MARGARET SCOTT
May and Fay Rauch and Louise
Hunt honored Mrs. Kemp Dick with
a bridal shower Thursday afternoon
at the Elmer Hunt home. Games
were played during the afternoon
and refreshments of light and dark
cake and bride's cake and punch
were served.' Mrs. Dick received a
large number of lovely gifts.
Doris Scott is visiting friends in
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ferris are plan
ning to move to Florence to make
their home, the last of this week.
Mr. Ferris has resigned as road boss
for the state highway department.
Many local' people attended the
circus in Heppner Monday.
Faye Ruhl and son and Maxene
Gray and son were business visitors
in Stanfield and vicinity Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Whillock and
daughters were week-end guests at
the Everett Crump home in Hepp
ner. Mrs. Frank Papineau and sons
Ray, Wayne and Earl, spent the
week end at their home in town
from their work on Butter creek.
Another son, Freddy, was home
Mrs. June Schoonover and family
are guests at the Dan Way home.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Scott and
sons spent Sunday at the Lee Sprin
kel home in Heppner.
Mary Hunt and son Claire are in
Portland and vicinity.
The old Tom Beymer place burned
Monday night. It is the place just
above the Ted McMillan house.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Gibson have
returned here after vacationing for
the last few days in Canada.
Sale of Leicht Property
At Irrigon Reported
By MRS. J. A. SHOUN
Miss Lavern Duus came home
from St. Anthonys hospital where
she is taking nurse's training. Her
parents, the Herman Duus family,
and herself went to Estacada to visit
Mr. Duus' aged parents, Sunday.
They planned to be gone' a week
there and at Portland and wayside
Mrs. Mary Stephens and two chil
dren went to Arlington Wednesday
to visit her mother-in-law, Mrs.
Mary Stephens, and on to Rhea Sid
ing to visit her brother, Dewey
West, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bediwell and
Mrs. Oscar Breeding left for Spray
after several days in Irrigon. The
Bediwells with his parents and Mrs.
Breeding at the home of her bro
ther, David Sleagall, and family.
Frank Rider went to Pendleton
Sunday to see the circus. "'
Mrs. Harvey Warner and children
went to Hermiston Thurday.
John Voile doesn't think the far
mers will make as much as the pub
lic " thinks they will because the
blight, melon bugs and grasshoppers
all get more than their share.
Frank Frederickson went to Hepp
Mr. and Mrs. James Arnberg went
to Nolan to visit friends Sunday.
-Tom Caldwell was a Hermiston
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Wilson went
LUMBER TRUCK UPSETS
Kenneth Dyreson, driver, escaped
serious injury when a truck loaded
with lumber overturned on the grade
near the Bert Kane place on the
Heppner hill road last Thursday
morning. The truck cab was almost
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to Freewater for tomatoes .Thursday.
Cecil Goodman who is working at
the Umatilla ordnance depot has
been notified that he is to report
to the army August 26. The Pente
costal church is going to have a
farewell dinner for him Sunday. He
is their choir leader.
The Sneiders of the Wilson Auto
camp spent the week end in Yakima.
Earl Terry cut off the forefinger
of his left hand while doing carpen
ter work at the ordnance depot
The little son of Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Allen has been quite ill but
Frank Rider left for Ocean Lake
Monday. He plans to spend his
week's vacation there,
Mrs. H. W. Grim met with a pain
ful accident Sunday when she ran
a splinter under her thumb nail the
length of the nail. She had the doc
tor at Hermiston remove it.
It is reported that Mrs. Frank
Leicht sold her store and other pro
Earl Stewart, a soldier from Ok
lahoma, is home visiting with his
mother for a short time. He came
James Shoun is in welding school,
taking a course in welding.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Caldwell
who have spent several weeks in
Chicago, spent Thursday night with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Caldwell. They took Claire Louise
back to Portland with them. She
stayed with her grandparents while
her aunt and uncle were gone.
Dick Gau is home after spending
the summer on a Vancouver boat.
Mrs. Roy Bediwell is back from
Pendleton after spending two days
Father Sprague of Pendleton has
been officiating at St. Patricks Cath
olic church here while Father Fran
cis McCormack is on vacation in
Heppner Bakery will be closed next
Monday and Tuesday while we are
moving to our new location on Main
Street. We will be open for business
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Sanders,
Miss Rose Leibbrand, with the
women's army auxiliary corps at
Des Moines, Iowa, has received ap
pointment in photographic work for
which she applied, according to word
received by Heppner friends.
To make one pound of aluminum
requires the use of as much electric
current as is used in the average
American home over a period of
more than three days.
RIGHT DRESS !
LISTEN, BOSS, WHEN MY COILS ARE ALL COVERED
WITH HEAVY FROST I CAN'T COOL YOUR FOOD
PROPERLY. .J USE MORE ELECTRICITY THAN
NECESSARY ...I WEAR OUT FASTER. ALWAYS
DEFROST YOUR REFRIGERATOR WHEN THE FROST
IS ONE-FOURTH INCH THICK.
. . . so PP&L's
can keep on pro
tecting your food.
SEE YOUR DEALER FOR
When any appliance is damaged or out
of adjustment, no matter how slightly,
v consult your local electric dealer at once.
He's equipped to make thorough repairs.
His charges are reasonable. When you
"put it off" you invite larger repair bills
later and possibly permanent damage.
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