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Heppnsr Gazette Times, January 21, 1943 3,
I ONE NEWS NOTES
Albert F. Palmateer
By Mrs. Omar Eietmann
Albert F. Palmateer, prcmin?nt
Morgan farmer, passed away Thurs
day, Jan. 14, at the family home
following an illness of two-weeks.
Funeral services were conducted
hy Rev. Martin Clark of Heppner,
assisted by Rev. J. Fred Stilwell
of lone, in the Cooperative church
in lone at 11 o'clock Tuesday
morning and the body was taken
to Estacada where interment was
mads at 2 p. m. Wednesday. Both
services were in charge of the I. O.
O. F. of which he had long been
Albert Franklin Palmateer was
born June 12, 1887, in Clackamas
countv. He came to Morrow county
with his parents in 1898 when they
acquired farming property near
Morgan, and he lived on that farm
continually. In 1916 he was united
in marriage with Echo Githens at
Estacada. To this union three chil
dren were born, Ted, a mechanic
serving with the navy and stationed
at Memphis, Tenn., and two dau
ghters, Doris and Laurel, both at
home. Other survivors include a
brother, W. G. Palmateer of Mor
gan, and three sisters, Mrs. Minnie
Ely of Morgan, Mrs. Miattie Mor
gan of Portland and Mrs. Lillie De
shazer of Nama, Ida.
Drake; Ada, Kathryn Lindstrom;
Ruth, Orral Feldman; Esther, Mable
Krebs;' Martha. Ann Smouse;Electa,
Fannie Griffith; Warder, Lena
Lundell; Sen., H. V. Smouse.
Mrs. Carl Allyn received word
that Mr. Allyn has purchased a
house in Portland near Svan Is
land. Mr. Allyn is employed in the
Imperial barber shop. Mrs. Allyn
and Maxine will move the house
vacated. hold goods when the house is
The Topic club study, meeting
will be held at the home of Mrs.
E. R. Lundell Saturday afternoon,
Several of the little folks in lone
have been quite ill the last week.
Among them are Betty Gorger,
Clara Ann Scales, Clyde Ritchie
and Larry Rietmann.
Mrs. Chas. O'Conner, the pri
mary teacher has been ill for more
than a week. Some of the high
school girls are helping with her
classes duringher absence.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Blake of Grass
Valley, Merle and Ted Blake of
Portland and Kenneth Blake of
Heppner were called to lone when
their father, Willard Blake became
seriously ill last week. Mr. Blake's
sister, Mrs. Ida Moore of Portland
accompanied Merle and Ted.
Mrs. Harriet Hunt has resigned
as third and fourth grade teacher.
Mrs. Chas. Carlson is temporarily
in charge of that ro-m until a
new teacher can be t. cured.
Ray Bamett drove to Arlington
Monday to rn2t Mrs. Bcrnatt who
returned from attending a church
conference at Salem last week. En
route home she visited relatives in
The thermometer registered 10
degrees below zero Sunday night.
Ihis is the lowest mark so far this
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Morgan cf
Portland accompanied Mrs. W. E.
Smith, formerly Mrs. Vela Eubanks
of lone, arrived in lone Saturday.
Mrs. Valjean Swales is suffering
from a severe cold that has settled
in her ears.
By MRS. J. A SHO"'
The Irrigon basketball team de
feated Stanfield 43 to 20 Thursday.
The Irrigon grade players won 22
Miss Jean Stephens and Master
Sgt Wiley Bene fie 1 were married
at Seattle according to a telegram
Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Stephens.
Sgt Benefiel has been stationed in
Alaska. Jean has been and still is
employed in the warehouse of the
Carl Haddock, Frank Fredrickson
and Walter Grider were Heppner
Ihe g.-ound is bare and the wea
th.i is ccld with pipes and water
systems frozen up. This country has
so few cold days.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bediwell are
1: "ivir.g Irrigon to go to Hebo, Ore.
Impon had a basketball game
with Lexington Thursday with the
ng.ton team winning 32 to 16.
Mrs. Melton Amos and baby ar
lived Friday from Kellogg, Ida., to
' ;i 'he Ruckers before her bro
ther leaves for the navy.
The Irrigon basketball team won
f n T.cxington 16 to 9.
Leslie Rucker came home from
Wallowa where he had been visit
irr The Jared Whites have bought
th L-waze house near the water of
fice, Robert Waters has been ill but
is improved so he can work at the
ordinance depot again.
Adren Allen has been making
3 barn into a turkey brooder
house at the C. W. Acock farm.
Betty Acock and Ella Mae Grim
were Pendleton visitors Monday.
It was 15 degrees below zero and
a good many cars were unable to
start so the workers in them could
not get to the ordinance depot.
PFNE CITY NEWS
By BERNIC3 WATTRNBURCSER
Frances and Betty Finch of Hep
pner spent the week-end with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marion
Finch. The girls attend high school
It was 18 below zero on Butter
rr-irk Mmday morning. Everyone
had trouble in getting their cars
end trucks started. Ruth Vogler
and Junior Wattenburger did not
get in to school at Echo that day.
School was closed in Pine City on
Tuesday because of the cold weath
er but started again Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jasper Myers were
callers in Pine City Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Currin l
Lena spent Sunday afetrnoon in
Mr .and Mrs. Garnet Abercrom
b'ie were Heppner callers Monday.
Mrs. Anna Q. Thomson, teacher
at Pine City school spent the week
end at Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Young en-
joyed a visit with their son Clair
Young and wife of The Dalles last
week. This week Lt. Leo Young and
wife will visit the home folks. Lt.
Young is on a two weeks leave
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buschke and
Mr. Emest Heliker left Saturday
will visit Harold Mason and CpL
Henry Buschke at Fresno and Mr.
and Mrs. Norton Lundell and Mr.
and Mrs. Twitchell of Lo Angeles.
Friends of Mrs. Stena Schlev
ought, Mrs. Tillie Johnston and
Mrs.E. M. Baker gathered at the
home of Mrs. Schlevought to help
these ladies celebrate their birth
day. Those present were Mesdames
John Bryson, H. E. Yarnell, Lewis,
Ball, P. C. Peterson, Delia Corson,
P. J. O'Meara, A. T. Coleman and
the three guests of honor.
Mrs. Ted Blake has shipped her
household goods to Portland but
will not leave for sometime owing
to the serious illness of Willard
Blake. Mrs. William Padberg of
Lexington, Mr. Blake's sister has
been assisting in his care during
his illness. George Ely and John
Rancier have taken charge of the '
meat market in Mr. Blake's absence.
Miss Helen Linsay, a senior at
the E. O. C. E. visited her family
and friends last week returning to
La Grande Saturday.
News of Pfc Tom Everson was
he is attending a radio school,
received from Kansas City where
The pot luck dinner and meeting
of the H. E. club of Willows grange
was well attended Friday. Those
present were Mesdames John Ran
cier, James Lindsay, John Bryson,
Ella Davidson, E. M. Baker, Lewis
Halverson. H. E. Yarnell, Marion
Palmer, Martin Cotter, Stena Schle
voight, A. T. Coleman, E. R. Lun
dell, Emest Heliker, Laxton Mc
Murray, Lana Padberg, Clarence
Harris, Wate Crawford, Ellen
Reith,, Ida Fletcher, Lewis Ball, and
P. C. Patterson.
Mrs. Howard Eubanks is criti
cally ill in the Heppner hospital.
S. S. McCabe is at the home of
his daughter, Mrs. Jessie Engle
near Pendleton where he is tak
ing medical treatments.
The officers of the Masonic and
Eastern Star lodges were installed
Jan. 6. The Masons, installed by
Elmer Griffith, were: W. M, Geo.
Ely;S. W., H. V., Smouse; J. W.,
Omar Rietmann; Sec, Bert John
son; Treas., E. R. Lundell.
Officers for Locust chapter with
Installing Officer Ruth Mason and
Installing Marshal Martha Dick,
were: W. M. Elaine Rietmann; W. P.
George Ely; A. M Mildred Morgan;
A. P., E. R. Lundell; Sec., Ruth
Mason; Treas.. Ruby Roberts; Con.,
Dorothy Smith; A. C, Marjory
Baker; Chap., Jenny McMurray;
Mar., Beulah Mankin; Org., Gladys
During the month of December 1942
this bank bought for its own and its
customers' accounts, U.S. War Bonds
totaling $4 jy9s 8,99J)-5
Condensed Statement of Head Office and 41 Branches
Resources dec. 31, 194
United States Bonds 51,988,045.17
Bonds of U. S. Gov't Agencies
DEC. 31, 1942
Municipal Bonds and Warrants
Loans and Discounts-MONEY AT WORK IN OREGON
Stock in Federal Reserve Bank j
Bank Premises, Furniture and Fixtures. . . .
Other Real Estate
Customers' Liability on Acceptances
Undivided Profits 1,840,447.58
Reserves for Contingencies 1,920,840.28
Reserves Allocated for Taxes, Interest, Etc...
Interest Collected in Advance - .
Deposits (exclusive of all reciprocal bank deposits) ...... 161,170,747.76
Total Liabilities $173,976,699.93
There are eight Independent banks In Oregon directly
affiliated with this hank, with a total deposit volume
on December, 31, M2, of t2,62f,MJS
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