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8 Heppner Gazette Times, June 8, 1944
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for the city. The original under
standing was that when the gov
ernment was ready to abandon, if
at the end of 90 days the buildings
had not been otherwise disposed of
they would revert to the owner or
owners of" the property upon which
Directors discussed with Coun
ty Agent C. D. Conrad a proposal
made some time ago that the cham
ber of commerce sponsor some type
of 4-H club work. Conrad said he
wouild take the proposal under ad
visement and make a recommenda
tion to the chamber at an early
An order to prepare copy for and
have printed 500 folders descriptive
of Heppner and vicinity was given
into the hands of the publicity
The directors voted to hold their
meetings on the first Wednesday
instead of the first Tuesday in each
Three women who as young la
dies attended Portland university
together held an informal reunion
in Heppner Sunday on the occasion
of the visit here of Mrs. Gertrude
Zigler of Port Blakely, Wash. Mrs.
Zi;j!er was in Portland and decided
to run up to Heppner and visit her
old friend Mrs. M. L. Case. Upon
arriving here she found that an
other schoolmate lived in town and
during , the afternoon Mr. and Mrs.
W. O. Dix called at the Case resi
dence where the three ladies spent
a pleasant hour or so dwelling up
on the days of their youth.
It may be a small world to some
but at present the Wehmeyer fam
ily of Heppner looks upon this old
globe of ours as representing con
siderable distance. Four sons of
Mr. and Mrs. Wehmeyer are in the
service and at present are in wide
ly separated zones.
Carl Wehmeyer, radio technici
an, .back from service in the Paci
fic area, spent three days at home
the past week, coming Wednesday
evening and leaving Sunday. He
was headed east for some school
ing. , . Lawrence Wehmeyer, ship's fit
ter, recently was transferred from
the vessel vthat has been his home
for the past five years. He expects
a leave shortly and will visit his
parents two days, leaving for Ber
keley, Calif, to spend the rest of
his leave with his wife.
Don Wehmeyer, aviation mach
inist is engaged in reconnaisanc?
work in Hawaii and M. Sgt Steven
Wehmeyer is in charge of a photo
mapping and charting unit in
North Africa perhaps helping lay
Ihe groundwork for the invasion
which started only this week.
May 30, 1944 h?d special signifi
cance for Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
G. Noble aside from the fact that
it was Decoration day. It was the
50th anniversary of their marriage
and while this fact was not noised
about by them, the quiet obser
vance was not overlooked by rela
tives and friends, for the golden
weds were the recipients of nu
merous cards and gifts from well
It was on May 30, 1894 that Myra
Irene Smith became the bride of
Eugene G. Noble at the bride's
home in Monmouth. The young
couple took up their residence in
Heppner where the groom was en
gaged in the saddle and harness
business, having acquired the es
tablishment on Arpil 1, 1894. They
have lived here continuously and
Mr. Noble stated Wednesday that
they had occupied but three house,
in the half century.
The day was spent quietly at
home where they enjoyed a chick
en dinner with plenty of trimmings
and recounted the years of their
journey through life together.
VISIT IN VALLEY
Mr. and Mrs. N. D. Bailey re
turned Thursday from a trip to
Portland and valley points, visiting
their children and Mrs. Bailey's
sisters in Newberg and Silverton.
Bobby and Alma Lou Becket of
Portland are visiting their grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fled Weh
meyer. They are the children of
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Becket.
Friday -Saturday, June 9-10
Ruth Terry, George Byron, Paul
Harvey, Freddie Fisher and his
Schneckelfritz Band, The Music
Maids, Ernest Tubb and his Texas
Troubadours, Don Wilson, Isabel
Randolph, Rufe Davis, Shirley
Mitchel and George "Shug" Fisher
This musical comedy, featuring many
popular radio personalities, gets off
to a fast start and keeps up the
pace through 70 minutes of enjoy
Dick Arlen, Mary Beth Hughes,
June Havoc, George E. Stone,
A logging camp is the background
for the exciting adventures in this
good action movie.
Sunday-Monday, June 11-12
Wallace Beery, Marjorio Main,
There is no ration on laughter in
this Black Market comedy.
Tuesday, June 13
James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay,
Ricardo Cortez, Lilli Damita
There is enough vivid, punchy en
tertainment in this re-issue to in
terest anyone. Also three splendid
short subjects: "Mountain Fighters,"
the Para Ski Patrol in Technicolor;
"'All American Bands," featuring
Freddy Martin, Skinnay Enhis, Joe
Reichmann and Matty Malneck, and
"Horses, Horses, Horses," showing
in Technicolor the trainmg of the
Gnest circus horses.
Wednesday-Thursday, June 14-15
Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Mar
geret O'Brien, Peggy Ann Garner,
The screen's greatest dramatic stars'
meet for the first time in the film
version of Charlotte Bronte's novel
that has stirred the hearts of coun
Donald Duck in Technicolor
Count Apprised . .
Continued irorn mrst Page
Morrow county unit for present
ing the hospital with a small piano,
a recording machine and a radio
phonograph. Visitors and Morrow county com
mittee members included the fol
lowing: Pendleton Mrs. Harold
Barnett, chairman; Mrs. Nina Duff.
Umatilla county chairman, and Mrs.
Tom Keating, purchasing agent for
Walla Walla Mrs. Walter Adams,
chairman of the Gray Ladies Unit;
Mrs. Violet Reid, junior Red Cross
coordinator; Mrs. Ralph Reser, se
ct c Lai y and Walla Walla chairman,
Mrs. McGahey, receiving director
Veterans' hospital; Mrs. C. H. Mc
Cune, executive secretary; E. F.
Colebuin, field director Walla Wal
la air base; Lt. and Mrs. Jackie,
Miss Caldwell and Miss Lammers.
Dayton Mrs. Von Cadow, 'Miss
Thorn, Mrs. Bruce and Mrs. Cahill.
Milton Mrs. Staggs.
Pomeroy Mrs. C. M. Vassal",
Mxs. Fred Matthies, Mrs. Fred D.
F '..titling, Miss June Foster and
Mrs. Goldie Oliver.
. Morrow countyMrs. Ralph I.
Thompson, chairman; Mrs. Percy
Hughes, Mrs. Clive Huston, Mrs.
Fred Mankin, Mrs. Ernest Heliker,
Mrs. F. W. Turner and Miss Flor
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers is attending
Ihe annual convention of county
school superintendants in Salem
this week. She left Sunday for the
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