Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, August 03, 1944, Page 2, Image 2

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    2 Heppner Gazette Times, August 3, 1944
Volunteer Smoke
Chasers Busy in
lone Neighborhood
Volunteer fire fighters have been
kept busy this past week with two
large fires. The first occurred at
Leo Gorger farm north of lone on
Thursday, the fire starting back of
the combine and burned nearly 200
acres of fine wheat before it was
brought under control. The second
fire on Friday was probably started
by a careless smoker beside the
highway near the A. C. Crowdl
farm at Morgan. The fire aided by
a brisk wind, burned quickly over
the hill where it began burning in
the stubble field belonging to Ed
Buschke. Fortunately, fire fighters
stopped it as it swept across his
iield before it came to any standing
Mrs. Mary Swanson returned on
Saturday from a two weeks visit in
Portland at the home of her son,
Mrs. Nola Bristow and two dau
ghters, Margery and Mildred, her
mother, Mrs. E. Keithley, and uncle
Sam Esteb, drove to Echo Sunday
where they met her brother and
Mster-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Everett
Keithley and children of Baker for
a picnic. Another brother, Howar l
Keithley and family of Heppner
were also there.
Topic club met at the home of
Mrs Bert tMason Saturday for
the social meeting. Two tables of
bridge were in play with Mrs. M.
D. Cotter winning high and Mrs.
Harry Yarnell low. Other hostess
es were Mrs. Agnes' Wilcox, Mia
Clyde Denney and Mrs. Mary
William Thomas returned to his
home in lone Wednesday from the
hospital in Hcrnusron, where he
had been for some time.
Harold Ahalt and daughter Joyce
arrived last week from Wallowa
t.nd have been visiting at the home
of his sister, Mrs. Fred Buchanan.
'-13 will remain and work throubn
harvest here.
Ladies of the lone church gave
a shower for Mrs, Walter Corley
Saturday afternoon. The honor e
itceived many lovely and useful
Mrs. Delbert Emert left for Spo
l.ane Wednesday to receive medi
cal attention.
Sunday guests at Bingham
Springs were Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Corley and Miss Jean Cole
man. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pomerantz
and son are visiting at the home
of Mrs. Pomerentzs parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Clark They are
moving from their home in Li ,
Angeles to Portland.
Fred Buchanan was taken to a
phsician in Heppner Monday. His
arm, which he hurt recently in a
fall from a hay stack, is giving
him trouble.
Tilman Beckner was taken seri
ously ill Monday afternoon and
was rushed to Heppner to a phy
sician and was taken from there to
Pendleton in the ambulance.
Mrs. W. G. Seehafer, Mrs. Echo
Palmateer and Laurel, and M s.
Ada Cannon drove to Pendleton
Wednesday. Mrs. Seehafer went
over to bring her daughter, Gla
dys, a student nurse at St. Jos
eph's hospital, home for a week's
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Howk and
family of Condon are moving soon
to Troutdale where Mr. Howk will
be agent at the Union Pacific de
pot'. He was agent in lone for
many years before going to
Word has been received by
friends in lone that Mrs. Delia
Nonce, a former lone teacher, will
teach in Redmond this yeor.
Mrs. Alice Wiles of lone, who
has been very ill for several
weeks, has left the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Lester Brittain of
Tygh Valley and has gone to visit
at the home of another daughter
Mrs. . Ned Carr in Portland. Mrs.
Wiles is not yet able to return
to her home.
Mrs. Echo Palmateer is having
her house reroofed, painted and
papered and painted inside.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gorger
have purchased a new home in
Pendleton and plan to move there
before school opens in the fall.
They are going to rent their home
in lone.
Louis Padberg drove to Arling
ton Sunday morning to meet his
son-in-law and daughter Mr. an-1
Mrs. Les Roundy and two child
ren from Bremerton, Wash., where
Mr Roundy is an electrician's
mate 2jc. He left on Monday's
stage, but tho family remained and
will live in their trailer home
hei e.
According to word received by
relatives here, Mrs. W. A. Em-, t
and daughter, Patricia, left Sun
day for Seymour, 'T'enn., where
the will visit Mrs. Emert's daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Alfred ISmert.
Sta't'nr August 2, Kmzua Pine
Mills company will sponsor a radio
program over staton KODL, The
Dalles, 1230 on your dial, which will
be known as "Timber Trails"", snd
will be heard from 5:45 to 6:00 p.
m. 'erv dny excrot Sundav.
This program will stress the im
portance of. "Keefpingj Oregon
Green" by practicing forest pro
tective measures, will inform the
people what the lumber industry is
doing to perpetuate our forests for
future generations, thj impoHance
of lumber to the war effort, and
the impct-nt psvt wood will play
in the further development and
proirc.-s o' our civilization. -
Kinzua Pine Mills company will
appreciate ?.ry criticism or sug
gestions; their listeners will care to
tinue to keep the same records as
in the past, but keep them on their
own forms. The CWN-17 and
CWN-17a forms that you now
have should be used as long as
It has b2en suggested that the
hack of the certificate of war ne
cessity be used for tire inspection
notations by offical OPA tire inspectors.
W. G. Rockwell, who spent 10
d.ys here with his father, Dr. W.
H. Rockwell and Mrs. Rockwel1,
returned to Seattle this morning.
This was his first vacation in two
years. He is employed as major
layout man in the engineering de
partment of the Boeing Aircraft
plent at Seattle.
STATE INVESTS $4,888,140
Participation of the state of
Oregon in the Fifth War Loan
amounted to a purchase of $4,888,440
as fixed by the state bond com
mission on recommendation of
State Treasurer Leslie M. Scott,
and was announced by Governor
Earl Snell, chairman. L. O. Arens,
member, state industrial commis
sion is the other commission
The bulk of bonds purchased
are early maturities, according to
Scott, which was deemed neces
sary because of the needs of the
state lor cash to carry on its ac
tivities such as post-war plans
.beneficial to returned servtcmen
tna industrial workers ).o longer
engaged in war plant work.
ODT will no longer be able to
furnish additional forms CWN-17
and CWN717a, the forms used f.r
weekly operating records nd tire
inspection re-cords acciraing to
Marshall E. Nauman, district man
ager. Truck operators must con-
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine E. Isom left
Tuesday morning for Portland,
taking their daughter Harriett to
the Doernbecker hospital for ex
amination and possible treatment.
Harriett was ill :?veral months
during the winter and since that
time has not made satisfactory
impiovement. Mrs. Isom will re
main with her while Mr. Isom ex
pected to return Rome in a day or
1 1 r t ivt n-i xt r l
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Fruit canning season is at hand. The
big volume is due to come soon. Be pre
pared now with jars and accessories
and don't forget your sugar, or the best
place to get your canning supplies.
Central Market
IT ISN'T very likely you'll be called upon, personally, to fight
forest fires ft$r they start
But there's plenty you can do to fight them r they start
For most of them are preventable. Careless smokers cause a
quarter of them. Incendiaries another quarter. Campers cause 6.6
Fire in the woods rolls up a national
loss of $30,000,000 to $45,000,000 every
year. New growth in our forests would
exceed timber harvested in normal
years, if fire losses and other natural
ill' " vuiuumivui
of1 .
si6 .t,4t 1 iwitrt Your helo will aid in conserving fnr
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