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2 Heppner Gazette Times, June 22, 1944
Trail Dusters Make
Day of it Sunday
At Beckner Ranch
Bv STBS. OMAB K1ETMAWN
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Beckner en
tertained the Hermiston Trail Dus
ters riding club at their ranch Sun
day. About 50 guests including a
number from Heppner and lone en
joyed the day. Among them were
CoL Hoffman and Capt. Afleck of
the ordnance depot at Hermiston,
who were -making their first visit
into the wheat country, Mrs. Mar
jory Myrick, president of the Trail
Dusters, W. H. Morrison of Pen
dleton, George Atterbury of Stan
field, Mr. and Mrs. J. Bliss and
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Temple of Her
miston, Mrs. Margaret Burgman
and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Preuss of
Portland, also Mrs. James Kistner
and Miss Betty Jo Rodgers of Pen
dleton who rode their mounts from
Hermiston to the Beckner ranch
Friday. Local riders were Mr. and
Mrs. Fr?d Mankin, Mr. and Mrs.
Werner Rietmann and Carlton
Swansea of lone and Mrs. Lois
Winchester and Mrs. Betty Law
rence of Heppner.
The Wilson and Elliott sound sys
tem of Walla Walla made pictures
and recording of the activities of
the day. The riders took several
short trips thru the wheat fields
and to places of scenic interest in
the locality. The noon dinner was
served to the guests on the Beck
A growing interest in organizing
a local riding club has been shown
by a number of people and plans
may soon be made for such an
organization in lone.
The sudden death of Robert
Smith at Pendleton Thursday,
came with great shock and grief
to his many lone friends Fune '1
services were held in Portland at
'.he Iincoln Memorial park, Mon
day. Mrs. Ida Coleman and daughter
Jean and Mrs. Steena Schleevoight
left Monday of last week to visit
Mr. and Mrs. Robert An eson of
Walla Walla. Joan remained for tha
summer and the ladies returned to
lone on Thursday.
Mrs. Ralph Ledbetter spent la t
week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Vernon
Christofferson of Donald Ore. She
also consulted a Portland physician
while in that city.
The Birtl day dub met at the
grange hall Tuesday June 13 to
honor Mrs. John Bryson and Mr.
Ida Fletcher whose birthdays fall
in June. The hostesses were Mes
dames Lana Padberg, Paul O'Mea
ra and Darrel Padberg. Others in
Total store inventories are still high
even in stores dealing with merchan
dise that is short. There is a growing
tendency however to clear out 'Victory'
goods. The conviction is general that
consumers will refuse to buy. 'victory'
goods as soon as merchandise of pre
war quality is in prospect. Careful stock
control is therefore becoming more im
portant. In line with this policy you will
find all ou merchandise strictly fresh.
One trial will convince you.
Stores will close from Saturday
night, July 1, until Wednesday
morning, July 5.
attendance were Mrs. Terrel Benge
of Heppner, Mrs. Vida Heliker,
Mrs. Ella Reith, Mrs. Louis Ball
and Miss Betty Ball.
Mrs. Harry YarnelL Mi. and Mrs.
Clifford Yarnell and Alton Yamell
spent Sunday with Harry Yarnell
who is in The Dalles hospital where
he is undergoing treatments.
Donald Heliker spent a few days
in The Dalles under the care of a
doctor. He and Mrs. Heliker return
ed home Thursday.
Misses Patricia and Delores
Drake were the hostesses at a sur
prise birthday party Wednesday al-
ternoon, for their mother Mrs. Cleo
Drake. The party was held at the
home of their grandmother, Mrs.
Ernest Lundell. Guests present
were Mesdames Mary Swanson, C.
W. Swanson, Henry Clerk, Fred
Nichoson, Victor Rietmann, Martin
Cotter, Lloyd Morgan, Omar Riet
mann, Paul Pettyjohn, Ernest Lun
dell, Misses Norma Lou Lundell
Ruby Ann Rietmann, rnd Ernie
Lundell. Mrs. Drake was presented
with a handkerchief shower after
which ice cream and a delicious
birthday cake were served.
Mr .and Mrs. Gene Engelman and
daughter Judy cf Portynd spent
Thursday and Friday of last week
visiting Mr. Engelman's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Engelman and
his sisters, Mrs. Walter Roberts and
Mrs. Victor Rietmann. Gene is to
report back to Farragut this week
where he is in training.
Mrs. Harvey Ring went to Pen
dleton last week to get medical at
tention. She made the trip wih Mr.
&nd Mrs. Clarence Harris.
Charles Nord of Portland spent
Friday In lone. Saturday he and
Ray Barnett visited Mrs. Nord in
Mrs. Matt Gordon and daughter
Janice of Hermiston visited Mr.
Gordon on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Griffith and
children George and June and Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Lmdstrom were Sun
day visitors at the Joe Howk home
in Condon. George left there Sun
day evening to return to San Diego
where he is in training in the
Miss Mary Barnett has been con
fined to her home the last two
weeks with measles.
Mrs. Roy Lindstrom, has been ill
several days with flu.
The grange H. E. club met at the
home of Mrs. Donald Heliker Fri
day with 10 members present. The
July meeting will be at the home
of Mrs. Harry Munkers on Friday,
July .21. Mrs. Riley Munkers will
assist the hostess.
JVIisj Melba Crawford and her
cousin Pete (Rodney) Crawford left
on the stage for Portland Monday
morning. The young, people of
town gathered at the grange hall
Wednesday evening June 14 for a
farewell party for Pete, who is to
report soon for tabling in the
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann and
sons visited Ms. Margaret Rietmann
in Hood River Sunday.
Mrs. Alice Wiles who has been
quite ill during the last week is
reported better now. Her daught
ers, Mrs. Ned Carr of Portland and
Mrs. Lester Brittain of Tygh Valley
arrived Sunday evening to visit her.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buchanan and
sons Jon and Orval and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Buchanan and daugh
ter Joyce left Saturday evening to
meet and visit Harold Buchanan
in Portland. Harold has just com
pleted his navy training in Seattle.
The Buchanan family returned
home Sunday night.
Topic cub will meet at the Ma
ronic hall Saturday afternoon, June
24. lhe hostesses are Mi-sdames Er
nest Lundell, Franklin Ely, Gar
land Swanson and Harry Yarnell
Mr. and Mr. Paul Pettyjohn
went to Portland Sunday for a
few days business trip.
Ralph Akers returned home Mon
day after several weeks visit with
his daughter, Mrs. Russell Miller of
Slc Bobby DeSpain of Pendleton
was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Roy
LieuaJlen and Miss Aloha Painter
last week. Miss Painter accompan
ied him to Pendleton Saturday
when he returned to San Francis
co where he is in training.
Miss Betty Bergevin left last
week to visit friends in California.
At the annual school meeting on
Monday the patrons approved the
budget and voted to increase the
school taxes. Oscar Peterson was
reelected on the board for the three
year term and Mrs. Gladys Drake
was reelected school clerk for one
year. The building of a teacherage
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and tennis courts were discussed.
Ii was announced that a number of
school bus routes would be put
up for bids. Notice of these routes
will appear in the Gazette limes.
According to an item in the Pen
It is reported that T5,c Thomas
P. McCarty of Pendleton, brother of
Mrs. Henry Gorger of. lone and
Mrs. Pirl Howell of Heppner, was
recently recommended by his com
manding officer in England for his
excellent work in keeping supplies
moving to the airfields from which
bombers and fighters were smash
ing the axis.
Mrs. Minnie Forbes returned to
lone last Friday, after a prolonged
stay in Oakland, Calif, where her
daughter Mrs. John Osteen and fa
mily live. Mrs.' Forbes was engaged
in caring for an invalid during the
CALL FOR BIDS
Bids for contracts on the follow
ing school bus routes wiE be re
ceived by the clerk of School Dist.
No. 35, lone, Oregon, up to and
including July 17, 1944. Equipment
must be safe and comfortable and
driver of unquestioned ability and
character. The board reserves the
right to reject any or all bids.
To Erik Bergstrom's to Carl Berg
strom's to Clarence Warren's to
lone an approximate distance of
52 miles, six to haul, more or less.
DRY FORK ROUTE
To Lawrence Jones', to Art Del
zell's, to Oren Brace's, to Ione-ran
automobile route, approximately 45
miles roundtrip, six to haul, more
To Frank Fraters', to Henry Ba
ker's, to V. L. Carlson's, to Henry
Peterson's, to Oscar Peterson's, to
A. A. MeCabe's, to lone approxi
mately 45 miles roundtrip, 10 to
haul, more or less. Will require
station wagon or bus.
LONE TREE ROUTE
To Neil Doherty's, to Wm. Do
herty's, to the Leo Gorger farm, to
p lira aiming
Ed Bergstrom's, .to the Smouse
farm, to Jordan, to lone ppproxi
mately 38 miles, 10 to haul. Will
require station wagon or bus.
o Chas. McEUgott's, to Art Stef
ani's, to Louis Bergevin's, to lone
approximately 44 miles roundtra.
six to haul.
GLADYS L. DRAKE,
Clerk Dist. No. 35
13-15 lone, Oregon
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WE are pleased with
the many friends we
have made housewives
who have exclaimed over
the nutritional qualities of
all our meals. Menus arc
carefully planned to give
you good, wholesome, nu
tritious foods. Breakfasts
to give a mill or farm worker
"something to work on."
Lunches arc always appe
tizing. Dinners are always
a treat for hungry families.
YOU'RE ALWAYS WEL
COME. Come in soon!
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