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IONS NEWS NOTES
up to date. '
Walter Roberts has had news
that her nephew, Walter Neer of
Chehalis, Wash, is being held a
prisoner in Japan. This is the first
news of him since he was reported
missing when Bataan fell.
Harold Buchanan is visiting his
parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buch
anan on an eight day leave from
Seattle where he is located.
The Topic club held the January
social meeting at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. E. R. Lundell Saturday
evening with Messrs. and Mes--dames
E. R. Lundell, Milton Mor
gan, Carl Feldman and Cleo Drake
acting as hosts. Five tables were in
score for guests; low, Lloyd Mor
gan; Mrs. Victor Rietmann, Omar
Rietmann, high; Mrs. Charles Carl
son, Clyde Deriney,' low, for members.
Three Act Play
By Mrs. Omar Rietmann
The iunior class of the lone high
school is rehearsing for a three act
play, "Everybodys Crazy Now." to
be presented in the gymnasium
Saturday night, Jan. 30. The Wil
lows Grange has scheduled a dance
later in the same evening.
The cast of the play includes
Melba Crawford, Pete Cannon, Wil-
ma Doybns, Bob Everson, Gladys play. Prizes were won by
Seehafer, James Doherty, Pat Do- Lloyd Morgan, Bert Mason,
herty, Alice Nichoson, June Grif
fith and Bill Morris. Mrs.' Delia
Nance is directing the play.
A family reunion and dinner was
held Wednesday, Jan. 6 at the home
of Mrs. Lana Padberg in honor of
her nephew, Earl Padberg, who was
home on furlough from the navy.
Those present for dinner were: Mr.
and Mrs. Les Roundy and daughter
Kay cf Spokane; Mr. and Mrs. John
Bryson, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Pad
berg and daughter, Leann, Mr. and
Mrs. Terrell Benge and children,
Mr. and Mrs. John Padberg Mr. and
Mrs. Orris Padberg and son, Char
les, Mrs. Ruby Kincaid and boys,
Lewis Padberg, Arley Padberg,
Cecil Padberg and Archie Padberg.
Other relatives and friends called
laiter in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs.
Will Padberg and Mr. and Mrs.. Ir
vin Padberg called Tuesday eve
ning. Earl accompanied Mrs. Roun
dy and daughter to their home in
Spokane where he will visit for a
few days and later return to his
ship, the San Francisco.
Mrs. Fred Mankin returned to
her hoTie Wednesday after a three
months visit in Portland. She was
accompanied by her daughter Mrs.
Alvin C. Bunch and small son Ger
The basketball games with Board
man Thursday night were evenly
matched and exciting. The lone
first string won 25 to 22 and the
second team losing 27 to 13.
After the games the young folks
enjoyed a free dance at the open
ing of the Eubanks Victory cafe.
The Boardiman players and rooters
remained for some time and en
joyed themselves as much as the
lone young people.
Alfred Owsley had the misfortune
of having his car skid off the high
way a mile west of lone last Sat
urday. Small damage was done to
the car and neither Mr. Owsley or
his son was injured.
Mr. and Mrs. Selmer Severson
have moved from the Park apart
ments to the Dorr Mason home
where they will live during the ab
sence of the Masons.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Blake are mov
ing to Kellog Park in Sellwood,
Portland, to be near Mr. Blake's
work at the Iron Fireman plant.
Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Drake and
children were Heppner visitors
Saturday. They took their daugh
rer Dolores for medical consulta
tion. Mrs. Hal Ely was taken ill sud
denly Thursday at her home near
Morgan and was taken to Heppner
Friday. Her condition Sunday was
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gorger have
taken two of their sons, Bobby and
Donald to the hospital in Pendleton
where Bobby is quite ill with pneu
monia. Mrs. Gorger's mother, Mrs.
Driscoll of Heppner, is caring for
their home during their absence.
Jim Leadbetter left for Port land
Jan. 7 to report for training in the
The regular meeting of the mis
sionary society was held at the
home of Mrs. Mary Swanson Jan..
7. The annual election of officers
was held. These officers serve for
both the union Ladies Aid and the
missionary society. They are: pres.,
Mrs. Olive Engleman; vice pres., Mrs.
Ann Blake; sec, Mrs. Jenny Mc
Murray; treas., Mrs. Mary Swan
son. The ladies meet every Thurs
day afternoon at the Congregational
Mr. and Mrs. Blain Isom have
been conducting dancing lessons at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. E.
Yarnell during the last two months.
Several young people have learned
the art of dancing and some of the
older people might bring their steps
Is Forgotten Soldier
By Margaret Thorpe
Mr. and Mrs. Bob McLouth have
moved to Coyote where Bob is
working on the section!
Ladies Aid met Wednesday at
the home of Mrs. Bechdolt.
Officers and standing committees
of Greenfield grange met at the
home of Mrs. Minnie McFarland
The kitchen and store building
in the grange hall have been rented
to the contractors on the Boardman
landing field for headquarters for
about 100 men. Grange members
spent Friday and Saturday putting
on roofing and cleaning the rented
Arthur Allen spent three days at
his home this week.
A shower was held at the home
of Mrs. Nathan Thorpe Thursday
afternoon for Mrs. David Sheets.
Many nice gift? were received.
The local basketball team motor
ed to lone Thursday night and met
defeat. Bob Smith was knocked out
in the game.
Mrs. Nels Kristensen and Buddy
went to Portland Wednesday
where Buddy will have a medical
Mr. and Mrs. Buster Rands and
children have returned from Port
land where they have been since
Mrs. Hazel Stutte of Portland is
visiting with her mother, Mrs. Nick
Mr. and Mrs. William La Londe
of Hollywood spent Sunday visit
ing friends in Boardman.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Harter
motored to Pendleton Saturday.
PINE CITY NEWS
By BKRNICH! WATTTWKURGER
Mr. and Mrs. Garnet A. Aber
crombie and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Marion Finch and daughter, Patty,
Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Wattenburgar
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton
Ayers and daughter -enjoyed an oy
ster supper at the J T. Ayers home
in Hermiston Friday evening.
A group of friends gathered Sat
urday evening at the Clayton Ayers
home and played cards. Three
tables were in play with Mr. and
Mrs. Marion Finch winning high
scores. The party was in honor of
Mrs. Ayers' birthday.
Wilbur Myers of Jerome, Idaho,
is here visiting his brother and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Myers.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Moore took
their son Jerry to the doctor Sat
urday. He is ill with a cold.
Mr . and Mrs. Clayton Ayers
made a business trip to Heppner
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vogler left
Monday for Pasco to spend a few
days on business.
A letter recently received by
Bert Mascn from cne of our Mor
row county boys in tb" tervice leads
Bert to believe that soldiers may be
classed 2t: "forgotten men." After
leading the letter, the lone mer
chant was struck wiih the thought
"how many forgotten boys from
Morrow county are serving their
country at war?"
The soldlier's letter in part states:
"Dear Bert: I received your most
welcome letter several days ago so
1 will take time to answer. I have
n't heard from anybody in that part
of the country for so long I thought
they had forgotten us soldier boys."
This boy, like many others, craves
home news and Mason suggests that
everybody attempt to get the ad
dress of a soldier and write him of
the happenings around his home
community. This particular youth
stated that he had met but one
ether boy from the old home since
joining the service.
The community and both schools
enjoyed a very nice party and pot
luck supper Friday evening at the
high school. This was the first par
ty given in the n:w auditorium.
Mi 3. Joseph Mahon, nze Maxine
McDaniel, will be honored with a
shower on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Sam Mc
Daniel, Jr. Everyone is welcome.
Due to the zero weather in the
mountains the past few nights, Don
Zornes resumed logging operations
this week. Elmer and Richard Steers
are helping from here.
?cr.h. leaving Friday and returning
Tuesday. He found plenty of win
ter conditions prevailing in the
rrea to the east with much snow
c 'id '.,me cold weather.
MAKES TRIP TO JOSEPH
Steward Cole, right bower of the
mechanical department of the G-T,
spent a few days on a trip to Jo-
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank the neighbors
nv.d friends who assisted and who
expiessed their sympathy in words
and floral offerings during our re
cent bereavement over the loss of
cur beloved mother and grand
mother, Sarah Alice Esteb.
Eunice Keithley and family
Sam Esteb and family
Fred Esteb and family
Use G-T want ads to dispose of
your surplus stock.
Hardman News . . .
By Elsa M. Leathers
Pfc Vester Hams and wife are
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jim Hams this week from Camp
Hale, Colo. Vester was .released
from the hospital there for his fur
lough. He will return to camp this
Miss Clara Bell Adams who is a
student at Oregon State college was
on the honor roll this term. She is
the oldest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. F. N. Adams of Hardman.
Mr. and Mrs. Vern Dalzell of
Dry Fork visited in town Sunday.
Mrs. Rita Robinson Wright was
honored Saturday p. m. with a
shower at Ethel Robinson's home.
She received many lovely gifts.
Those from out of town were Mrs. '
C. G. Wright, Mrs. Harold Wright,
Mrs. Ray Wright, Mrs. Barton
Clark, Ella Bleakman, Roxie Lov
gren and Mrs. Ray Robinson.
Mrs. Pete Hams and smoll daugh
ter were visiting a short time in
Betty Adams spent the week-end
with Carolyn Bergstrom on Eight
Mrs. Anne Thomas, county nurse
was visiting the schools in town and
some of the homes on Monday.
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MRS. DEVIN ILL
Mrs. S. P. Devin has been quite
ill for some time was removed to
the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Loyal Parker, Sunday. Another
daughter, Mrs. Adolph Hayden,
spent the week with her, returning
to her home at Stan field where she
RECOVERING FROM ILLNESS
Mrs. Cora D. Crawford, who has
been ill the past two weeks is
greatly improved. She is staying
at the J. 0. Turner home where
she will remain until completely
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