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6 Heppner Gazette
Pvt. Keith Marshall writes Mrs.
Marshall that he is in St. Peters
burg. Fla. where he is bsing sent
for technical training in the army
air corps. Hs thinks Florida a
beautiful land and living conditions
are pretty grand, what with head
quarters in the famed Viceroy
Park hotel which the government
has taken over for the duration.
Two more recruits from HSppner
bent on taking a fall out of Herr
Shickelgrubtr et al, recently were
checked in at the United States
Naval Training station at Camp
Farragut, Ida. Dick Nichols Ed
mondson, son of Mrs. Delia Lee
Edmcndson and Dewitt Henry
Jones, son of Mr .and Mrs. D H.
Jones, now are preparing them
selves for whatever Uncle Sam
asks of them.
PEARL PARKINS VICTIM
OF VALLEY STORM
One of the victims of the recent
big storm which has paralyzed in
dustry, transportation and living
conditions in the western part of
the state for several days was
Pearl Parkins, whose snow-covered
body was found Monday
about 300 yards from the barns
on his ranch two miles wet of
Timber Immediate cause of death
was attributed to heart trouble.
The body has been forwarded to
Pendleton for burial.
Parkins was well known in Mor
row county. He spent most of his
young manhood in or near Hepp
ner and in the Ritter country where
he engaged in the sheep business.
He had a brother, James, who was
associated with him. A sister, Mrs.
Coy Thornburg, resides in this
WIFE OF NATIONAL
Mrs. Hulda Mortimore of Poca
tello, Ida., formerly of this vicinity,
has spent the past week visiting
relatives and friends in Heppner,
Lexington and Stanfield. Her hus
band, Paul DtF. Mortimer, is the
national chaplain of the American
Friday-Saturday, January 29-30
Bells of Capistrano
Gene Autrcy, Smiley Burnette
A spectacle of patriotic splendor,
made to order for adventure lovers.
CAREFUL, SOFT SHOULDERS
Virginia Bruce, James Ellison
She becomes an international scan
dal as a female Mata Hari who will
kiss at the drop of a military secret.
Sunday- Monday, Jan. 31-Fcb. 1 1
Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack
Carson, Alan Hale, Ward Bond
The life story of James J. Corbett,
colorful all-time "glamor boy" of
the world -champion boxers.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
Jinx Falkcnburg, Leslie Brooks,
A big eyeful of what accidental
riches will do to some people.
Screen Snapshots with Jimmy
Stewart ... 3 Stooges Comedy . .
Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 3-4
John Wayne, John Carroll, Anna
Lee, Paul Kelly and a cast of
Tough, courageous men with wings
battling that our way of life may
live. Motion picture entertainment
at its best.
Times, January 28, 1943
Production Credit Assn.
Holds Annual Meetings
Ralph I. Thompson of Heppner,
J . D. Dobbin of La Grande, and
Charles F. Litch of Enterprise were
reelected directors of the Pendle
ton Production Credit association
at the ninth annual meeting held
at Pendleton Monday. The meeting
was held in two sections this year,
cne at Enterprise on Saturday,
Jan. 23rd and the other at Pendleton
on Monday, Jan. 25.
Thompson and Litch were elect
ed for three yeor terms and Dob
bin for a two year term. Other di
rectors are James Hill, Sr. of Pen
dleton and A. R. Coppack of Ad;-.ms.
At the organization, mooting o
the board of directors. James I till
Coppock, vice presiden: V E.
Sr. was elected president: A. R.
Moore, secretary-treasurer: and E.
C Brucggemeior. assistant.
Secretary Moore reported Kv.r.s
of one and throe quarter million
dollars for 1942, which was the
largest volume in the history of
the association. He also reported an
increase in membership from 205
Those attending from Morrow
county included Mr. and Mrs. L.
D. Neill, Mr. and Mrs. H. V.
Smouse, Mr and Mrs. John B:vs
nan, Barney Doherty, R. D. Mc
Curdy, Ralph I. Thompson, Oscar
E. Peteison, Charles McElligott.
Fred Hoskins and G-erold Swag
gart. WELL KNOWN CHARACTER
PASSES IN PENDLETON
Funeral services for MVs. Maggie
Walker, 85, resident of the Ukiah
region for 68 years, were held in
Pendleton Jan. 14. She was a na
tive of California and was widely
known in this section of Oregon
Mrs. Walker is survived by six
daughters, Mrs. Katie Peterson and
Susan Walker, Ukiah; Mrs. Julia
Schultz, Dale; Mrs. Lillie Gates,
Galena; Mirs. Nancy Rider, Sump
ter, and Mrs. J. C. Powell, Pen
dleton. VISITING FAMILY
Mrs. A. L. Daggett arrived Sun
day to visit her parents, Mr. and
Mrs Pat Healy while her husband
is in training for the air corps at
Fort Stockton, Texas. Mrs. Dag
gett visited a couple of weeks in
Eugene enroute from Texas.
Mrs. Grace O. Nickerson was ac
companied from Portland by her
little granddaughter, Karen Hayes
who has been visiting here a couple
These Two Things
Is the Place to get
Oysters Served to
Other Sea Foods
Follow the Crowd
Ed Chinn, Prop.
NEW BOOKS ARRIVE
AT HEPPNER LIBRARY
Adult and children's traveling
library from Salem have just been
received at the local library. Also
several new books are awaiting
ing your reading pleasure. Includ
ed among the recent arrivals are:
"They Were Expendable," W. L.
White; "Our Hearts Were Young
and Gay," Skinner and Kimbrough;
"The World at my ' Finger Tips,"
Ohnstad. Karston; "The Robe"
Lloyd Douglas; "The Cup and the
Sword." Hobart, Alice Tisdale;
"Look to the Mountains," Cannon,
Le Grand. Jr.; "Get Thee Behind
Me." Spencer, Hartzoll.
n.u Mrrr.u is horn
A c'.m.;;h:or was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Uoyd Morgan Jan. 24 at
Ht'pvnor Kvpivd. The baby weigh
ed $ yvn-.nls. The Morgans live at
RFTl K.N S TO STORK
Mr-, K E.. Huston returned to
her sooMrfocnod pisoe in Husson's
jr.vs.vry she iv. ? 1 of the wl -te-
!v ..: howe for a week with an
Mor.J'.ty s FYar.1v Covin's
h:rthc.:y artr.;vcfsry &;i in ob
servance oi the evert, Mr. ar.d Mrs.
Gi'ovg-c CVrwsr: r,.h whom lie
maks his ho::v served Sunday
wtie Mr. ar.d Mrs. E. R. Huston.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Nikander ex
pect to leave Sunday for San Fran
cisco to attend the annual furni
ture market for Pacific coast deal
ers. They will be gone about a
SPENT WEEK-END HERE
Miss Ruth Green accompanied
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Redding from
Pendleton Saturday evening and
spent the week-end with her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Green.
SUBMITS TO OPERATION
Lowell Ashbaugh is able to be
out after undergoing an operation
on his leg. He gets around with
the aid of a cane.
'Or. J. P. Stewart, Eye.sight spec
ialist of Pendleton will be at the
HEPPNER HOTEL on Wednesday,
Your Seeing Specialist
Behind the Scene
Continued from First Page
This week also saw the big truck
legislation get started when pub
lic hearings were held on House
Bill 44, to permanently raise the
size of trucks to some 71,000 in
stead of 64,000, pounds. The truck
men used to ask for 68.000 pounds
but have gone up in their estimates
of how big a truck should be.
The bill is o hardy perennial,
having been around Salem for lo,
these many years, and always hav
ing been decided in favor of the
railroads instead of the trucks,
however, the state has permitted
large trucks during the war.
There isn't much else but there
will bo. The end of the period for
introducing new legislation in the
house is next Saturday. The speak
er says it will be five o'clock sharp
nd that bills will have to go
through the Legislation and Rules
committee after that date. The sen
ate makes no such rule and besides
",r... co influx of new legislation is
committees can introduce bills. A
kxiked for before Saturday al
though both house rules commit
tee clerk, who writes many of the
bills, and the attorney general's of
fice, both report no great list of
bills waiting to be written.
If the senate follows the action
of the house it will be possible for
WICKARD CALLS FOR
TWO HUNDRED MILLLION
Gamble's Bonded Baby Chicks
14 BREEDS will help solve the
See us for latest, lowest prices
Gamble Store Dealer
Conley Lanham, Prop.
By Order of
Claude R. Wickard
Secretary of Agriculture
No More Sliced Bread
Food Distribution Order No. 1
Sorry, but we can do nothing about it.
We can continue to give you high qual
ity bakery products the best sold in
this area and remember that slicing
makes bread no better ... it simply
makes it more uniform in serving.
wine bibbers to partake of their
favorite beverage over the bar,
providing that the wine must be
naturally fermented, not over 14
percent made of berries and other
natural fruit juices. The selleh of
wine must' pay a license of $50
which in most of the 22nd district
will probably prevent the sale for
what wine drinkers there are
among the wheat farmers and sheep
herders of the 22nd district like
the harder, quicker stuff. Inciden
tally the fortified wines, which,
make up over 90. percent of wine
sales, will probably be put in li
quor stores or abolished entirely
if the- sentiment against "winos'
growrs around ithe legislature
"Winos" often wind up in state in
stitutions. So far the only unemployment
compensation amendment offered is
for a very minor change m the law
and this may be one session when
that law does not cause a distur
bance of some rather violent sort.
HERE FROM CHEIIALIS
Willard Elake is sending a few
days here with Mis. Bbke and oth
er members of his family Willard
came from Chehalis, Wash., where
he is taking radio training prepar
atory to entering the signal corps
of the United States army. Coming
primarily to visit his grandfather,
Willard Blake of lone, he was de
tained due to the death of his
grandmother Monday evening.