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4 Heppner Gazette Times, March 25, 1943
THE HEPPNER GAZETTE
Established March 30, 1883
THE HEPPNER TIMES
Established November 18, 1897
CONSOLIDATED FEBRUARY 15, 1912
Published Every Thursday bv
CRAWFORD PUBLISHING COMPANY
and entered at the Post Office at Heppner,
Oregon, as second-class matter.
O. G. CRAWFORD, Editor
One Year $2.50
Two Years - 4.50
Three Year? 6.00
Six Months 1-25
Three Months t5
Single Copies 05
GOOD OLD MORROW DOES IT
You just can't keep a good county
down any more than you can keep a
good man down. Morrow county citi
zens, appreciating the prosperity they
have enjoyed the past few seasons, are
investing regularly and heavily in war
"E" bonds, as shown in a report re
ceived this week by P. W. Mahoney,
"E" bond chairmen for the county. Up
to March 15 this county was the only
one in the state passing the 100 percent
mark. This is rather remarkable in
view of the fact that March 15 repre
sents in the minds of most of the popu
lace the date when Uncle Sam steps in
and takes, all the spare change.
It is easy to believe that our citizens
are enjoying the prosperity and that
they wish to continue enjoying it and
the best way to accomplish that blissr
ful state is by purchasing bonds so that
our armed forces, will have the muni
tions necessary to vrin the war and
with it a guarantee that aggressor na
tions can not again threaten to destroy
our way of life.
Perhaps some other county may top
Morrow county by the end of the
month, but so far good old Morrow is
out in the lead with a wide margin.
DISTURBING BUT NOT
Heppner is no different to countless
other towns throughout the country
with regard, to closing of business
houses. In such strenuous times as
these we are now experiencing it is in
evitable that some lines will go out of
businss for the duration. It is disturb
ing, but so far not alarming. Virtually
every line of business represented here
in recent years is still operating. There
have been closures of certain stores
but the lines they carried are still sold
here. Four of the six groceries are
still in operation; one hardlware store
has retired from the field, leaving the
town amply served by two stores of
that type. Eating places have weath
ered the storm so iar and there is no
indication that rationing will curtail
them too severely. Drug stores, gar
ages, service stations, dry goods stores,
shoe stores, bakery and numerous oth
er places of business are carrying on,
and while none may be making a lot
of money due to wartime conditions,
there is no apparent reason why they
should close their doors so long as they
can command enough help to take care
of the business.
Heppner's, trade territory has been
expanding in recent years and further
expansion is possible. Much depends up
on the town's ability to hold its own
during the war, and so far it has been
doing a good job.
A NEIGHBORLY SPIRIT
On the opposite page our readers
will find an advertisement from the
Kinzua Pine Mills company. It is a re
sponse to a similar advertisement ap
pearing on the same page in the issue
of March 11, when business houses of
Heppner complimented the workers of
Camp Wetmore (Wineland) on the
Splendid work they are doing in get
ting timber out of the mountains for
the big mill at Kinzua to convert into,
much-needed lumber for wartime use.
We believe the proper fostering of
friendship between the town and the
camp will result in mutual benefits to
both. For the present at least, Heppner
is the most accessible point for trading
and recreation and what facilities we
have should be and are placed at the
disposal of the people who are playing
a vital part in the war effort.
Camp Wetmore is a busy camp and
a general visitation there may not be
advisable, yet that is the easiest and
surest way of getting a clear picture
of what is going on in the Blue moun
tains to the : south of Heppner. The
rugged woodsmen put a lot of enthusi
asm into their work and . when they
come out of the snow for a "pause that
refreshes" they may put considerable
enthusiasm into their play, but by and
large they are big hearted fellows who
would give their last dime to a pal in
distress. They have a big job to do and
are doing it well.
IT SHOULD GO OVER
At this writing there are no figures
available on the current campaign for
the American Red Cross war fund. It
has been estimated that the quota has
been nearly accomplished and that by
the end of the drive Morrow county
will have exceeded the $2100 by a com
fortable margin. If this is the case
there is no need for making a last min
ute appeal; but just to make sure it
wouldn't be a bad idea to add a little
more to your subscription. If the mon
ey isn't used immediately there will be
a call for more funds ere long. The Red
Cross is carrying on over a large part
of the globe. If its work is to continue
it will require substantial backing.
IT HAS POSSIBILITIES
Numerous angles of the grain alco
hol manufacturing plant to be built
here were presented and discussed by
officials of Grain Products, Inc., Sun
day afternoon. Features which had
created doubt in the minds of some
interested persons were explained sat
isfactorily and considerable new sup
port has resulted.
Aside from the manufacture of al
cohol, which in itself is" a profitable
enterprise, especially since the govern
ment is the customer, most interest was
displayed in the food value of the re
fuse or mash after the alcohol is remov
ed. This mash contains all of the pro
tein content and is an excellent stock
food when mixed with other, grains. A
nice feature about this is that the mash
can be delivered to the stockmen at a
reasonable price and at the same time
net a nice profit1 to the manufacturer.
It likewise is a &ood poultry food.
This gives rise to the suggestion that
there is a possibility for developing
other enterprises in connection with
the alcohol plant when it once is firm
ly established. It was stated at the
meeting that the Heppner Lumber
company is interested in the manufac
ture of plastics as a method of utiliz
ing sawdust and other waste materials.
It appears that Gain. Products,, Inc.,
will have a good proposition as soon as
regular production gets underway and
the grain men backing it are showing a
commendable spirit in putting it over.
REBEKAHS RECEIVE VISIT
FROM STATE PRESIDENT
Sans Souci Rebekah lodge of
Heppner was host to Rebekah lodge
of Lexington, lone and Morgan
Friday evening on the occasion of
the official visit of the state assem
bly president, Miss Madeline Ross
ner. Degree work was put on by
the Heppner lodge, initiating two
new members for Lexingto, two
for Morgan and one for Heppner
Refreshments of sandwiches, sal
ad and coffee were served by a
committee headed by Mrs.. Jarvis
Chaffee and including Mrs. Cor
nett Green, Mrs. Roy Thomas and
Mrs. John Bergstrom,
Miss Edna Hughes, deputy in
the office of County Clerk C. W.
Barlow, enjoyed a few days va
cation the past week, spending the
time in Portland. She was accom
panied by Miss Charlotte Cannon
and they visited at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Hughes.
Marvin is Miss Hughes' brother,
and Mrs. Hughes is Mis Cannon's
The ladies of the Church of
Christ expanded their regular Tues
day afternoon sewing circle into a
farewell party for Mrs. Lester Doo
little, who, with her husband has
been here for the past ten days
making arrangements to move to
Portland1 to make her home. Re
freshments were served and Mrs.
Doolittle was presented with a gift.
While here making arrangements
to move to Portland, Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Doolittle leased their resi
dence property to B. J. Elliott,
manager of the J. C Penney com
pany store. The Elliotts are pre
paring to take possession by April 1.
Mrs. Jerry Daggett expects to
leave Tuesday for Texas to join
her husband who is in a branch
of the armed service,
Vester Wayne is the name given
a new-born son by Mr. and Mrs.
Vester Hams. The young man was
born Sunday at Heppner hospital
and weighed in at seven and one
M. L. Case took Mrs. Case to Ar
lington Sunday where she will re
main indefinitely with the , hope
that a little lower altitude will
prove beneficial to her.
ATTEND 50TH ANNIVERSARY
SERVICES AT PENDLETON
Several members of the Heppner
Church of Christ drove to Pendle
ton Sunday afternoon to attend ser
vices commemorating the 50th an
niversary of the First Church of
Christ in that city.
Among those attending were Mr.
and Mrs. E. R. Huston, Mrs. F. S.
Parker, Mrs. Casha Shaw, Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. Barlow, Mrs. G. W. "
Thompson, Mrs. Grace Hughes and
Martin B. Clark, pastor.
A seven and one-half pound boy
was born Tuesday, March 23, to
Mr. and Mrs. Al Massey at Hepp
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Cummings
left Monday morning for La Grande
to make their home. They have
found a residence there and ship
ped their household goods. Mr.
Cummings came to Heppner Sat
urday to Essist with final moving
operations. He is highly pleased
with "his new work and likes the
district he has been assigned to
A baby girl was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Moyer Wednesday
morning, March 24, at Heppner
hospital Weight six pounds .four
Mr. and Mrs. Ltee Howell were
Walla WUa visitors Saturday,
Mr. Howell going on business in
connection with the Tum-A-Lum
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. ,
Mahoney over Sunday were Mrs.
Mahoney's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Hyatt of Pendleton. Mr.
Hyatt is in the clothing business
He came over to accompany his
wife home at the conclusion of a
few days' visit she had enjoyed
in the Mahoney home.
Regular meeting of Ruth chapter
of the Order of Eastern Star will
be held tomorrow, Friday, evening,
announces Mrs. Emma Evans, wor
Rev .and Mrs. Bennie Howe, Mrs.
Tom Wells and Miss Opal Briggs (
were Pendleton business visitors
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our neighbors
and friends for their many acts of
kindness and expressions of sympa
thy during the illness and passing
of our mother and for the beautiful
The Hayes family.
O. M. YEAGER
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
All kinds of carpenter work
Country work especially
NEW AUTO POLICY
, Bod Inj. Pr. Dam.
Class A S.3I 5.10
Clan B 7.M 3.44
Class C 9.80 6J0
F. W. TURNER & CO.
Phelps Funeral Home
Licensed Funeral Directors
Phone 1332 Heppner, Ore.
Heppner City Council
Meets First Monday Each Month
Citizens having matters for dis
cussion, please bring before
J. O. TURNER, Mayor
Jos. J. Nys
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Peters Building, Willow Street
A. D. McMurdo, M.D.
Trained Horse Aulitant
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
Office In Moronic Building
Dr. W. H. Rockwell
Physician & Surgeon
Office hours: 1 p. m. to 7:30 p. m.
Exam free Ph. 522 Heppner, Or.
J. O. Turner
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Hotel Heppner Building
Abstract & Title Co.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE
Office In New Peters Building
Dr. L. D. Tibbies
Phyiioian A Surgeon
FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUXJ.
Rec. Phone 1162 Office Phone 492
M. L. CASE G. E. NIKANDER
862 Phones 262
P. W. Mahoney
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Heppner Hotel Building
Willow St. Entrance