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About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (March 16, 1944)
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A-S Willard Blake is with Mrs.
Blake at Pendleton, coming from
Santa Ana, Calif., where he is in
training. A baby girl was born to
the young couple Sunday and both
mother and child are reported get
ting along nicely.
Edwin Dick Jr. arrived home
Wednesday afternoon from Farra
gut to enjoy a fortnight with Mrs.
Dick and their son, Ladd Edwin.
He is on boot leave, having com
pleted the first leg of his training
for service with the navy.
Henry Baker received a German
rifle the past week, a gift from his
son, S lc Clarence Baker. No story
accompanied the gift as to how or
where it was gotten. The box con
taining the piece bore the censor's
name; in addition to the addlresis.
Clarence's company had been over
seas a year the 23rd of February.
Francos Bailey was home lues-
day while enrbute from Santa Ana
Calif. to Denver, Colo., where he
will take advanced schooling. He b
a mechanic in the army air corps.
Pfc Charles Lundell visted a few
days this week with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Algott Lundell of
Gooseberry. With his wife he had
been to Beaudette, Minn., visiting
her people. Mrs. Lundell will remab.
Roser Connor left Tuesday night
for Farragut to resume training af
ter spending his boot camp
with his parents, Mr. and
James McNamee has written rel
atives of his safe arrival in Eng
Sept. 7, 8 9 Date
Chosen By Board
For Heppner Rodeo
Heppner's Rodeo will be held
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
inursuay, rnuay aiiu odiuiucy,
Sept. 7, 8, and 9, it was announced
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tne nrst or uie wte&. xms ueiti.uii
was reached in a meeting held at
the office of Frank W. Turner, as
soc)Lation secretary, Saturday eve
ning at which time committee sel
ections were made by President Lee
C. E. "Buzz" Fisk was named
arena director; Eb Hughes and Cliff
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Doherty, grounds; Ralph Jackson
paraae, ana d uu m ana m checked the stores in Hepyner Man-
Runnion, carnival and dancing. j , rpj . , ,,
. ,. oay ana luesaay went down the
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Carence Warren of Fossil and Ben tn plinwc . L
r, i c t uij- ito SSS on Rhea creek.
Peal of Joseph to discuss contracts Mo.on4o ,
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VlmJ f government rulings,
party. Each man agreed to furnish
buckers, snubibing and p'ick-up
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A ? JeVenmS meetlng
the directors fussed numerous
features to make the show enter-
taining and attractive. First of all
was the matter of underwriting the
S sl'cXrsieUrto maS
good. Entertainment features in
oliirlA r.aradp ffardpn club 4- 1
club, carnival and
dress-up day, queen
items as auxiliary to the main
show. For the show itself milking
contest, team roping and a pull-
ing contest were suggested as draw-
ing cards. These matters will ' ?
gone into more fully at future boa. d
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Davis of
Boardman were in Heppner Tues-
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day arranging ior gas to orive to
Arizona where they expect to maxe
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ting Mr. Davis' health. They have
sold their small tract at Boardman.
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Clark left
Sunday for Portland where they
planned to spend a few days before
going on to Medford to visit thtir
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Riggs.
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, March
THE LATE DEAN ALLEN
, jvmdtw oommunitv Sundav.
March 19, in a memorial service
honoring Eric W. Allen, nationally
known dean of the University of
Oregon School of Journalism, who
March 5. The hour has been
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the campus will be scene of the
COUNTY'S FIRST 4-H GARDEN
CLUB TO BE ORGANIZED
Morrow county's first 1944 4-H
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Garden club will be organized at
Xington m me nign Maioui tuuui
?m, a7:3 Frlday eVenhlg
Several of the 4-H Beef club
members have signified their desire
to carry a garden project in addi
tion to their beef club wr-rk
and the meeting Friday evening
""will give other boys and girls of the
Lexington community fr oppor
tunity to join the garden club.
County Agent C. D. Conrad states
that there is no better opportuniy
Ior ys ana 8 contnoute to
e war I00- program uian oy car
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rvmg a 4'rt Sen project and
emwinc the fnnd. thf.ir familv
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Parents of those boys and girls
wishing to join the club also are
urged to attend the meeting.
PANEL SURVEY DISCLOSES
Work of checking up with retail
ers of the county is underway this
week Uemhers q
the panel findings revealed.
purine hflmnrf v1rirt
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are reminded that the OPA has
Placed ceiling prices on these arti-
des A or
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5? obtamed at the ra"
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i.ui.tuivt.o nvi icingciaiuia iw aci.e
been in the armv for three vears.
expects tQ g(jne
The, boys are sons of Mrs. Pearl
Volunteer help is wanted at the
ration office to.assist in getting out
the coupons for farm truck gas.
Those having time to spare and
wishing to aid in this work" are
lurged to get
in touch witih Mrs.
Evangeline is the name given
their babv danoWr Krr. Mumh 3
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Mr. and Mrs. Bruce
Albee, one time resident 'of
Heppner now livine in Portland.
The Red Cross room in the IOCF
building will be open each Wed-
nesday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock
it was announced this week, Regu-
lar work is carried on Tuesday and
Thursday afternoons also.
C. of C. Outlines
For Current Year
Looking forward to more effec
tive work by the organization dur
ing the current year, President B.
C Pinckney Tuesday evening na
med committee chairmen for seven
groups that will endeavor to func
tion for the benefit of the comimu-
nity and the county, as a whole. To
accompnsn a program or uus na
ture it was deemed advisable to cut
the number of committers to pre
vent overlapping of duties while at
the same time offering enough ac
tmties for the entire membership
Functions of each committee were
U,Mnfll, Kir fVin nvpcirlpnt in
selecting chairmen. Trade relations
was deemed of first importance and
W. C. Rosewall was given the call
lor this post, rubiiaty, wiui vj. ur.
Crawford as chairman; civic im-
povements, Dr. L. D. Tibbies; mer-
chants' commattee, Baine Elliott;
chamber L. E. Bvihce; pub-
uc activities, C. B. Cox; and post
ar pia.uui.s, xe i uF
A report submitted by the plan
ning committee brought to light the
fact that projects in which the
chamber of commerce is interested
are on the calendars of the county
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the function of the committee is
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more that of coordination than
planning. Nevertheless, it was the
opinion of ( the directors that the
committee should continue and oe
included in the permanent list.
.. A discussion of the park situation
resulted in the conclusion that this
should be a city activity, paid for
by a smtll tax.
One activity the club started last
fall was renewed and will be car
ried out. The plan to place directory
w,,. of r.0 rr,nr?o
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faU resulted m the-club ordermg
a stencil set. The set has been o:
hand several months but no signs
have been made. Steps have ban
taken to contact, residents on mail
routes leading out of Heppner as a
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all district corners in the county
labeled. The granges will be asked
to cooperate in the job of supply-
cinities. The club's plan is to post
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a directory at a prominent corner
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containing the names of the famil-
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ies living on each road leading
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away from the main road, such as
the Sand Hollow residents from
the Rector corner to the Charles
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WHY IRISHMEN LEAVE THE
OLD COUNTRY TOLD ON RADIO
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he left Ae old country for
land of Promise was told by P.
wr fo, the Pacific Power and
igiu company visuea neppner re-
cently and interviewed Pat and
when the date was set for his ap-
pearance an invitation was sent
him and Mrs. Mollahan to visit
Portland at company expense, the
P. P. & L. and Northwestern Elec
tric companies being the sponsors
of the program.
Pat proved a good radio speaker
and gave an interesting account of
his bcyhood experiences. He was 17
years old when he decided to come
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10 America wnere tney pay a man
ior worKing, as irienas wno pre-
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ceded him wrote back home. In his
boyhood, 20 to 25 cents a day was
ginS wae for labor in the Em-
erali Isle and he decided that was
no way to get ahead. . .
Mayor J. O. Turner is scheduled
to appear as guest speaker soon and
his subject will be the "Heppner
Four Girl Scout
Troops Here Plan
Of Local Groups
Organization of four Girl Scout
trocjps is on the calendar for the
near future. Girls of varying ages
have signified their intention of
signing uo and it is exnected that '
others will join the troops in time
to be counted on the charter mem-
Plans for organization were to--
mulated here last week-tnd with
the visit of Miss Lucy Holabird,
met mothers and other
ested women Saturday afternoon to
begin a school of instruction which
was continued Sunday and Monday
The age groups are divided into
four dasges: Bnwni 8.10
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intermediate: seventh and p! th
grade, and high school. Mrs. Har-
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Browries and win le asMsted bv
Mesdames 0. E. Ferguson, Floyd
Adams, Elton, Robinson, Hi. Peck,
Ed Dick Sr. and Oral Wright. They
will meet every Wednesday after
noon in the music room at the
school house. Intermediate, Mrs. J.
L. Hamlin, a&is'-d by Mrs. Fred
Ross and others to be named. Lett
Humphreys and Mrs. Lnie Madison
the troop committee. This
meet Friday afternoom
in the music room.. About 30 girls
ere interested. Seventh and eighth
grade, Mrs. Merle Miller leader md
as yet she W assistants. High
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aviiviuj. uvij, ivii a. nervine uiujiL,
Mrs. G. A. Corwin and Mrs. C. J.
Jfepey Jr. 1'hey will meet Monday
afternoon after school. Eighteen
girls are interested in this troop.
The American Legion auxiliary
will sponsor the Brownies.
LAND USE DURING AND AFTER 20 thousand barrels of gasoline per
WAR TO BE STUDIED HERE day. This will aid in tiding the
Meeting war time land use prob- country over the April-June quar
terns and preparing for post-war ter on supplies now in sight, it was
land use readjustments will be the explained.
primary purpose of the county land
use planning committee at a meet-i
ing in the courthouse at 1:30 p. m.
Thursday, March 23
Such matters as revision of the
land use program to meet war time
needs, weed control during and af-
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w,",u, uiuiiaBc, iiaguumi ax,u
the ex'tent to which Morrow county
can absorb farmers and farm wor t
ers after the war and cooperate
with the state post-war readjust
ment and development commjittee,
as well as any other land use pro
blems are on the docket for dis
cussion. Cherles W. Smith will be at the
meeting to represent the state ex
tension servce and there is a pos-
sibility that Bob Warrens, chair
of state soil conservation
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, lnembo ot
land use committee are especially
urged to attend this meeting, any
o,. farmers in the county inter-
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Mollahan place four miles north of
Heppner Tuesday evening. Flames
destroyed a small storage building,
The city equipment was unable to
respond due to the three mile limit.
VISIT IN THE DALLES
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Schwarz and
son 'Len Rav drove to Thp n.illpQ
Sundav to soend thp dnv nt th
ing soon for service in the
He left his net oooker ,nnnpl in
ns It-lt Pel oocser spanjei in
"nil kvitnuiL i iiii 1 1 rr, . ill V ii Iffl V -
care of Len Rav or iu- dura
GOES TO YAKIMA
Edwin L. Bucknum left Wednes
day for Yakima to retutrn to his
former job with a construction
crew. He had been helping his bro-
ther Bill in the operation of "Mc
Atee's" during the illness of D. A.
Volume 60, Number 51.,"
'A' Gas Ration to
Be Two Gallons
After March 22
Western motorists will have more
sympathy for people along the At-
lantic seaboard beginning next Wed-
nesday- On that date "A" card cou--
Pns wU1 be worth onlv two
of &e fluid wfU a
tightening of "B" regulations as
well, according to Chester Bowks,
There has been no reduction in
e value of the coupons. The mc-
torist will still be able to get three
SaIlons of esoime, but he will have
to make his . allotment run over
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Priod three months instead of
two months- "B" "eaee .
reoucea irom tou miies to iw nuies
Per month in the staes of California,
Oregon, ' Washington, Nevada and
Arizona. The ruling calling for 60
miles per month of occupational
driving under 'A" rationing is au
tomatically cancelled by the new
A warning is issued to B and C
users hat they too must govern
their driving to meet the three
month requirements. Renewals will
not granted mfiev. Aat tim.
according " to information received)
at the local rationing office.
This latest ruling does not affect,
the Atlantic seaboard, where ra
tipning has been more drastic than
cither sections of the country. Ad
justments will be made there to
permit necessary gasoline consump- .
tion regardless of condition's else
where, the OPA announced. It is
expected the new restriction will
effect assaying of between 18 and
HOLDS .0 E. S. SCHOOL
Mrs. Hal McNair of Ashland,
grand associate conductress of thc
Order of the Eastern Star for Ore
gon, is in Heppner today, coming
from lone where she held an offi
cers' school of instruction Wednes-
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similar school this afternoon for ths
:fficers of Ruth chapter. A luncheon
in her honor was given at the homo
of Mrs. R. L. Benge at noon today
and the lodge will have a potluck
dinner at the hall this evening as a
climax to the day's activities.
While in the county, Mrs. McNair
was an overnight guest at the B. C.
Forsythe home and she will viait
over the week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. O. G. Crawford.
POURED) A LITTLE OIL
August Anderson, Gooseberry
wheat rancher, dropped into the
Gazette Times offilpe Monday and
poured a little oil on the machinery,
Regular meeting of Sans Souci
Rebekah lodge No. 33 will be held
at the hall Friday evening, March
17, according to Mrs. Delia David
son, noble grand, who states that
this will be a social meeting with
Mrs. Billy Cochell left Saturday
for Omaha to meet her husband who
is on leave from service in the navy.
Mrs. T. S. Wells took her to Pen
dleton to catch the train. The Co
dicils will have a week in Omaha.
With the income tax session over,
Mr. and Mrs. J.'J. Nys are leaving
Sunday for Portland for a short
vacation. They plan to take Han
son Hughes with them if he is able
Enrolling with the G-T this
week is D. B. Boone of Roseburg.
Boone, a conductor on the South-
ern Pacific railroad, formerly lived
at Lexington. He writes, "Although
I have been away from Morrow
County for some 20 years, I get very
lonesome to hear of people I know
and was raised with."