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Heppner, Oregon. Thursday, January 7, 1943
.Volume 59, Number 41 ;.
Of County's Farms
State, 'County Men
Setting Figures" at
Meet Here Today
Production goals as set by the
department of agriculture are being
Avorked out for Morrow county in a
mooting today attended by mem
bers of the county USDA war
board and representatives of the
state AAA, extension, and war
board. Figures arrived at today will
be tentative to a large extent and
subject to revision by the state war
board, stated C..D. Ccnrr.d, county
The land use committee in con
junction with the AAA war board
groups will meet to approve the
findings of the group in session to
day and endeavor to find ways and
means of meeting and removing obstacles-
in the way of higher pro
duction such as scarcity of labor,
machinery and repair parts, gas ra
tioning and other things besetting
the producer at this time.
During the week the agent's of
fice ' has mailed circulars to the
farmers relative to farm machinery
quotas which have been received by
the county farm machine: y ration
ing committee. The committee has.
the following allotment for which
it is ready to receive applications:
Tractor, wheel type, 4; grain
drills, 4; mouldboard plows, tractor
drawn or mounted, 3; snike tooth
harrow, 3; spring tooth harrow, 4;
disc, 4; row weeders. S; horse drawn
mowers, 1; tractor drawn mowers,
3; dump rakes, 1; side delivery
rakes, 1; sweep rakes, 1: stackers,
1; combines 6 feet or less, 1; com
bines over G feet, 1.
County quotas will be established
later for milking machines, cream
separators, milk coolers, garden
planters, garden cultivators, spray
ers, dusters, grain' blowers.
The farm machinery committee
includes Henry Baker, chairman; F.
S. Parker and Harry Duvall, reg
ular members; and Ralph Thomp
son, John Wightman and Clyde
Tannchill, alternate members.'
JENNISONS ON VISIT
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Jennison were
week-end guefts of friends in Henp
ner. Mr. Jennison, former employe
of Pacific Power and Light com
pany, is now in the Marine corps
and is stationed in the Seattle area.
Mrs. Jennison is employed in the
bank at Athena.
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Courtesy Kansas Cily Slar.
New Commissioner 24 Yoisihs in -18-1 9
Inducted Wednesday Year CBass Register
For Selective Service
Accused Man Held
For Circuit Court
Ivies on the Heppner ranger dis-Arj-licatlons
for grazing pvivi
trict of the Umatilla National for
est for the season of 10-13 will be
received at his office in Heppner,
Oregon, up to and . includnig Jan.
31. 11M3 according to Ranger F. F.
Mr Wehmeyer states that those
applying after the final date will
he. given consideration only if there
is surplus range.
There were grazed upon the Uma
tilla forest in' 942. 7050 cattle and
hroses and 64.300 sheep .not includ
nig lambs and calves .according to
Wehmeyer, and demand for sum
mer range is greater than the
DIES AT LACUNA BEACH
Frank Gowan, formerly of Burns,
died early in December at his late
home at Laguna Beach, Calif., ac
cording to word received by rela
tives of Mrs. Gowan, the former
After serving a period of 12 years
os county commissioner, George N.
Peck retired Wednesday morning
and the newly elected commission
er, C. W. MeNamer, was inducted
int. a office. Greeting the new com
missioner aside from the county
officials present was a large list
of bills to receive or not to receive
his official OK.
When asked if the new court vas
working as a well-oiled machine,
Count'.' Judge Bert Johnsm re
plied, "Weil, I don't know f-bout the
part, but from
wts l -en ir-ci macnine
the amount of oil beint
r.round the court room it
appearance of being a
KHJ.En IN ACTION
word of the death of Will Hughes
Whitfield, whose mother was Isabel
Hughes, native of Heppner and a
sister of the late A. P. Hughes.
Young Whitfield, a former student
at Stanford university, was killed
Twenty-four Morrow county
youths between the ages of 18 and
10 were registered for selective
service up to and including Dec.
31, 1942, a report from the local
draft board discloses. Other boys
wi'l follow suit as th"y become 18
years of age. This list completed in
December includes the following
William Robert David Alkn.
Ch.irles Fred:?rio Markhnm. Pob-rt
Franklin Waters, Trrigon; Fred Wil
liam Miles, Albert Willi;, m Part
low. Donald Clyde Potte, Board
man; Roland File Bergstrom, John
Joseph Doherty, George Ivan l!e
noe, Tench B rower Aklrich, lone;
EIroy Grant Mirlin, I.-- xtnjrttwi;
Leon Russell McClintock, Raymond
Frcdericl; Parrish, Donald Edward
Mabel Hughes has received Greenup, William Hemv Irvin Pad-
brrg, Jr., James Patrick Kennoy,
James Calvert Lovfiirn, Robert
Burnett Finckney, Calvin William
Crawford, Bruce Morcy Lindsay,
Raymond Kay Ferbuson .Thomas
Ernest Starkey, Russell Noel James
O'D-onncll, Hubert Clifford Wilson,
Wade Bruce Bothwell, Heppner.
Boys nearing 18 years of age are
reminded to keep the ruling in
After a preliminary hcarnig in
the court of Justice of the Peace J.
O. Hagr-r, Victor Colin Iieland, al
ias Larry Ireland ,was bound over
to appear before Circuit Judge Cal
vin L. Svvetk. Bail was fixed at
$5G0 and Ireland was released up
on posting of the bond by II. II.
Nichols of Cecil and J. A. Weather
J (ii 1 1 of Wasco.
Ireland is accused of drawing a
bank check without sulficient funds.
Jack I-a; l is of lone cashed the
LI N( rLON P. I KIDAY
A luncheon meeting at the Lucas
) lace h'Ki b'-en scheduled by the
Woolgrowers' Auxiliai-y for 1:15 p.
in. Friday, Jan. 8. Election of offi
cers, a program and sewitig have
b en announced to occupy the afternoon.
AleiTiLers are reminded to br:ng
in the cioclieted squares that the
afghan may be assembled for the
Year Just Closed
Wettest on Record
In Morrow County
19.23 Inches Rain.
Fell in Heppner,
Nineteen hundred forty-two may
not have been the wettest year in
Morrow county history, but since
weather records have been kept, a
matter of 32 years, the year just
closed had a comfortable edge over
any season back to 1910. This fact
was revealed by a study of the
weather records kept by L. L. Gil
liam for the Heppner district. Gil
liam's chart showed that a total of
19.23 inches of moisture, largely
from rain, registered in the guage
for this immediate territory..
Two other stations in the county,
one manned by V. L. Carlson at his
1 Gooseberry farm and the other in
charge of Elmer Griffith at Mor
gan show what the county's aver
in his report the first of the week
age amounts to. Carlson brought
and it showed that the Gooseberry
section enjoyed a blissful season so
far as moistux is concerned. A to
tal of 18.44 inches of moisture was
recorded on the Carlson guage. Of
this amount, eight ir.chcs of rain
and IV-z inches of snow fell in the
last three months of the- year.
Griffith has not made a report
on the precipitation in the north
central section of the county. Far
mers' smiles are reporting for him.
Nearest approach to this record
was in 1912 when the mark was
8.6-1 inches. Again in 1917 the
county enjoyed copious showers
with a total of 17.40 inches. Lowest
yearly average on record was 1939
when the weather man loafed on
the job and turned the sprinkler
on for only 7.81 inches. The 10
ycar average, 1932-42, was 12.81,
while the 32-year average was 12.78
Hottest day the past year was
July 3 when the mercury soared to
102. Coldest day was Jan. 1, 1942,
the thermometer registered minus 7.
November with 3.24 inches rainfall
and December with 2.82 inches were
the wettest months. September with
no rainfall was the dry month of
A further study of the chart
reveals that July 25, 1928, was the
hottest day on record 108 in the
ih'ide. EightiM'n below zero scerria
to be the limit of cold spells here
as on Dec. 12, 1919, Jan, 17, 1930
and Feb. 9, 1933 the mercury slip
pi d that far down on the scale. ,
Good Attendance; at
Moiv than 200 m
td at the noon and
PLENTY OF MOISTURE
Plenty of moisture in the Eight
Mile section, according to V. L.
Carlson who was in town Tuesday.
als vrro serv
and friend; of the
Assembly of God church gathered
for a New Year's hr!bw;:h': meet
ing. Vi ifor.s were pre. Jit from
lone, liiigon, Ilermiston, Ste.nfield,
Prndlclon, Athena Frccwaler, and
one from Hay, W"-h. In addition
there were several vhHors from
clh: r churches of the co nnumity,
including payors of the local
Rev. Mon;s of the lone church
gave the morning meyar;e. In the
afternoon, R v. Martin 15. Clark of
1he Church of Christ, was the speak
er, and in the evening, Mrs. Hunt
' er ,wife of the As: emljly minister
at A tin na, gave the message. Mrs.
Richer of Frcewater conducted the
young people's service.
Mrs. Harry Tamblyn will be hos-
GRANGE MEETING FRIDAY
A regular meeting of Rhea Creek reminded to keen the rnlini in the dav folio wine.
grange will be held at the hall mind regarding registration. The re- Future registration places in the
Friday evening, announces Henrv ouirement is that each bov nresent county will be found at Irrigon,
Hazel Hale of Heppner. Death was Baker, master, who urges members himself for registration on his 18th with A. C. Houghton as registrar; toss to the American Legion auxil
due to a stroke. He had been work- to make a special effort to be on hirthdav unless it falls on fiundav Boardman. S. C. Russell, registrar, iary at her residence in the Jones
ing as a civil engineer; in Arizona hand. Potluek dinner will be a or a holiday, in which case he will and at the office of selective serv- apartment Monday evening at 8
and was stricken at Phoenix. feature of the meeting. present himself for registration on ice in Heppner. o'clock.