Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, April 29, 1943, Page 5, Image 5

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    Heppner Gazette Times, April 29, 1943 5
Hardman News . .
leave only.
Jack Mahon also a navy man
was home this week from Some
where out there in the Pacific. He
was inducted late last fall but has
been to many of the Islands and
other countries of the Pacific. Jack
said he would liked to have seen
some of our boys that were on
Guadalcanal but they were not al
lowed to go ashore. He is kept in
news from home through the Ga
zette Times, the paper that is so
welcome to all our boys so far from
William Greener went to Portland
this week on business. He took one
of his Hereford cows with twin
calves to put on the market
Our total was brought to $87.21
for the Red Cross this week when
$10.00 more were donated.
Mrs. Ella Bleakman returned
home this week after visiting her
daughter Mrs. Raymond McDonald
for several days.
Those from Hardman attending
the - Sunrise service Easter were
Mr. and Mrs. Neal Knighten and
children and Mrs. Owen Leathers
and Helen Renoe.
Mr and Mrs. George Thomas re
turned to Portland the first of the
week after spending a couple of
months here with their daughter,
Mrs. Dallas Craber.
Mrs. Jim Hams is staying in
Heppner for a few days with Mrs.
Vester Hams and small son who is
ill with the flu.
Little Sally Palmer is improv
ing from an attack of pneumonia.
Lote Robinson is night watchman
at Reed's mill having started last
Don Zornes moved his family to
the Hayden place this week. The
girls in school will stay at Clarence
Moore's until school is out
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Robinson are
moving this week to their moun
tain ranch from their winter range
ranch. They will be at home in the
mountains after May 1
By Mrs. Elsa Leathers
Ted Reed surprised his folks by
suddenly appearing Saturday. Ted
is in the navy and his boat had
touched many shores since leaving
the U. S. As Ted expressed it "It
was grand having the good old U.
S. A. under my feet again,, and to
see his friends. He tells some in
teresting as well as hair-raising ex
periences. He was here on 4-day
One of a series of twelve
advertisements about the men who manage PP&L
business in Oregon and Washington
GLENN L. COREY, District Manager at The Dalles since 1925, points out a
section of the transmission network linking together 150 generating plants
now cooperating in the Northwest Power Pool. Glenn is a graduate of Oregon
State and started in with PP&L right after World War I, in which he served
as 2nd Lieutenant with the 57th Field Artillery. He learned the husiness from
the ground up meter reader, clerk, operator at the old Hood River power
plant ; District Manager at Seaside, Toppenish, The Dalles. The Corey family
includes 3 daughters, and 2 sons-in-law, both in the armed forces.
Ever stop to think that your electric service has been
on a 24-hour shift for years and years? That's just one
of the things our District Managers have to think about.
It's one of the reasons why the electric business
all over America long ago outgrew the stage where
one community or one district, could adequately handle
its own power needs. ,
Today, for example, the line that runs to your home
is an integral part of a carefully planned network of
feeder lines, transmission lines, and the thousands of
local circuits that make up the PP&L system.
Because we have this system with its veteran or
ganization of trained people behind your service,
you seldom know when emergencies arise. But, there's
another advantage that's easy to see for system
efficiency means economy. And that's one of the reasons
why PP&L residential rates are now 43 below the
national average!
i'i'i' 1' Ljd' I fYJua,
Head of deep-water navigation on the Columbia River, The
Dalles is at the gateway of the rich Inland Empire. It is a
busy shipping and processing point for an ever-increasing
amount of wheat, fruit, lumber, cattle, and other products
all making for healthy year-round business activity. In the
same way, the much more widely diversified activities of all
12 PP&L operating districts make for a rugged, depend
able electric system. Because PP&L serves a complete
cross-section of the great Columbia Basin, users nil over the
system have their electric service protected against local
adversities. Through the years they have fotind the benefits
of tin's business-managed system operation consistently
reflected in lower and lower rates.