Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, April 06, 1944, Page 3, Image 3

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    Heppner Gazette Times, April 6, 1944 3
Funeral Services for
Mrs. Joseph Eskelson
Held at Salem
By Mrs. Ruth McMillan
Funeral services were held at 1:30
p. m, Saturday. April 1 from the
Rigdon chapel in Salem for Mrs."
Mary Ann Eskelson who passed
away at her home in Salem at the
age of 85 years. 9 months and 10
days. Rev. Joseph Knotts officiated
and interment was in Belcrest Me
morial park.
Mary Ann Phariss was, born June
7, 1859 in Petaloma, Calif. On June
'7, 1882 she was married to Joseph
Eskelson, in Butte City Montana.
They lived in Weston, Ore. for a
ehort time. In 1884 they moved to
Morrow county and acquired a
homestead near Lexington. In 1920
they moved to Salem and have
since made their home there.
She is survived by the following
children, Nellie Palmer and Cleo
Van Winkle, Lexington; Ethel Wil
cox, Hermiston; Earl, Portland; Jo
sie Frederickson, Kathryn, Daniel
James, all of Salem; 32 grandchild
ren and 22 great grandchildren.
Her husband, passed away in 1943.
A son, Orvell Eskelson, and a dau
ghter, Rose Sprowle, have also pre
ceded her in death.
The Red Cross drive has been
completed with Lexington commu
nity turning in a total of $943 which
exceeded the quota. Mrs. Vernon
Munkers was chairman and was as
sisted by Mrs. John McMillan.
Walter Beebe of Portland ar
rived the first of last week to start
remodeling the house Mr. and Mrs.
R. C. May recently purchased from
Mrs. Lou 'Broadley.
Mr. and Mrs. 'John Billingsley of
Kinzua accompanied by Cleo Tripp
are visiting their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Grant.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Crabtree and
granddaughter Sharon Cratree of
Salem are visiting their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
The first Massie-Harris combine
to be granted to Morrow county
was shipped this week from the
Oregon Grange wholesale in Port
land to Heppner. J. F. McMillan of
Lexington was the purchaser.
Mrs. John Pieper is seriously ill
at her home above town having suf
fered a hard fall the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Phillips and
daughter Jessalyn of Kinzua arrived
Saturday for a visit at the Bill
Smethurst home. Mrs. Smethurst
and Mrs. Phillips are sisters.
Edward Hunt, who has been in
the armed services for several
months arrived home Wednesday
morning having been granted a 20
day leave because of the illness of
his mother, Mrs. Alex Hunt.
E. B. Jensen, principal of Lex
ington school, attended the eastern
Oregon teachers' association meet
ing in Portland this week-end. He
was accompanied by Mrs. Jensen.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the Republican nomi
nation for the office of Sheriff of
Morrow county Oregon, subject to
the will of the Republican voters.
Stated meeting of Sans Souci Re
bekar lodge will be held at 7:30 p.
m. Friday, April 7. Mrs. Delia Dav
idson, noble grand desires all offi
cers end members to be present.
Visiting members are welcome.
assistance in our bereavement. fr
K E. Adkins, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve
Adkins, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Elder
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. James
Adkins, Mr. and Mrs. Conser
Adkins and family. Mr. and Mrs.
Cyril Adkins, Mr. and Mrs. J. F.
Records, Mr. and Mrs. Benton
Walker, Mrs Bee Whitehead and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Hill Dennis
and family.
James Moyer left Thursday morn
ing for Rochester, Minn, to enter tha
Mayo clinic for treatment.
CARD OF THANKS Peggy Tamblyn and Frances WU-
We wish to thank our former kinson, students at Oregon State
neighbors and friends for their ex- college, are spending the Easter va
pressions of sympathy and kindly cation at home.
Lexington High School
invites you to see how
"Sadie of the U.S. A."
breaks up a spy ring and saves the
home town munitions plant.
Adults 35c : Hi School 25c : Grades 15c
A good cup of coffee is the
perfect complement to a sat
isfying meal. Our food t
good, well cooked, and lastr
ful; our service is prompt an
we are pleased to serve .vmi
Due to shortage of Vi -'
remain closed all 6u
Try our meatless mcsiW i
ery Friday.
IL 15
Runnion S
s Yards
Beginning at I o'clock P. M. Sharp
Consisting of
All kinds of Livestock, Machinery, Farm Equipment,
Household Goods and other items.
Over IOO Head of Livestock
Cows and Calves, Yearling Steers and Heifers, 2-yeer-old Steers and Heifers, several
registered Hereford bulls from 1 to 3 years old, several head of good milk cows;
several Sows and Pigs, some weaner and feeder pigs; some good broke Work Horses;
several good Saddle Horses; 1 ,000 Cedar Posts; good 2-horse Trailer; Harness,
Stock Saddle; 1 Rubber-tired Wagon, one low-wheeled Farm Wagon; 1 Telephone,
wire; Hogwire, and a lot of other stuff not listed.
All livestock must have brand inspection before being sold. A brand in
spector will be on hand at the yard. Each owner pays his brand inspection
V. R. RUNNION, Auctioneer HARRY DINGES, Clerk
. FRANK S. PARKER, Brand Inspector