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Opening Date of
.School Slated for
Monday, Sept. 11
Several New Faces
To Be Seen on
"School days, school days
Tiut hardly dear old golden rule
days, will begin for Heppner
kids on Monday, Sept. 11, according
to Supt. George Corwin, who, with
his fingers crossed and patting his
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jiedu none too genuy, stated xnai
ything is in readiness. He stated
that he thought his teacher prob-
lems were all settled and that a
complete staff would be on hand,
A number of new teachers will
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greet students and pupils, begin-
ning in the high school with the
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jipttnu uie pai wees arranging
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for the opening of school. Giher
teachers new to the system are Mrs.
Hsh, ,dM, Elhs Carlson, home
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Grade Principal Everett Smith
T- fXr f!y IT" .staf,.m-
eluding Mrs. Phoebe Ronnne first
and second grades; Miss Mildred
Hajenga, third grade; Miss Elsie
JelUY;,fTiih fu 6' f- Fran-
ces Mitchell, fifth grade. Mrs. Ro-
mme teught at Lexington last year.
Mlss Hajenga and Miss Jenny are
from Montana and Mrs. MiteheU.
a graduate of the Heppner schools,
taught in Wallowa county lasfyear. of a change in the status of the in-
Besides new teachers, pupils -wiWance firm of F. W. Turner and
ee new paint in the chss roou
nave ween iuuiujbuwi djiu
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floors have been polished. The fur-
nace received a new coating of
brick and at the other end of the
building a new roof was laid.
A record enrollment in the grade
school is anticipated which may ex-
ceed the record of 298 set last
year, Corwin states, while in the
mgn scnooi it is not expected that
the enrollment will be larger than
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me loo mark last year.
Football practice is scheduled to
get unded way at an early date to
meet the Arlington Honkers here
in the first game of the season on
Sept, 29. Principal Pate will do the
Supt. Corwin states that tie high
school office will be open Wednes
day to baturday, inclusive, next
week for high school enrollment.
Ihe hours will be trom 1 p. m. to
4 p. m. each day.
, NOT STICKING NECK OUT
SAYS NEW FOOTBALL COACH
Introduced to the chamer of com-
merce ' luncheon forum Monday
noon, jUeonard Pate new high
school principal and coach stated
that he was here to give his best
efforts and teaching skill in behalf
of the students hut that he wmilrl
make no predictions about a foot-
ball team, at least not before he
nas had an opportunity to look ov-
er the material and select his team.
4'We can only hope for a successful
season and lay our plans in that
direction. Pate and his Wife ar-
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rivcd the latter part of the week paign, Boy Scouts of Morrow coun-
from their home in Nebraska. They ty will stage a drive during the
j-e favorably pleased with what month of September, either Sept.
they have seen of Oregon and anti- 16 or 23, states John Fuiten, Hepp-
cipate a pleasant residence in ner scoutmaster. Loading date at
Heppner. Stanfield will be the 24th and the
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in ueu oi a scneauiea speaser wno
Lucy Rodgers, program choirman,
could not get to the luncheon, Mrs.
offered the subject of extending
the sphere of the chamber of com-
merce to a county status rather than
a Heppner activity. After some dis-
cussion the matter was referred to
the membership committee. '
There will be no luncheon Mon-
day Labor day.
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, August 31, 1944
War Chest Drive
Slated to Start
Early in September
A lull of several weeks following
the Fifth War Loan campaign, dur
ing which time Mr. John Citizor
has had a little time to look into his
personal affairs, wartime drives for
funds are about to resume. First on
the calendar is the war chest drive
the drive designed to end a lot
of minor drives. According to B.
E. Isom, Morrow county chairman, '
he and his committtee will be on
the job early in September. Be-
ginning with Sept. 1 they will ae
cept gifts for the chest, even if an
official opening date has not been
Isom has asked the 1943 commit-
ee to serve this year and ejects
that most of them will act. Those
serving last year were: Heppner-F.
W. Turner, business district; M.
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Lucy Rodgers, residence district;
Lena, Mrs. Percy Hughes, Mrs.
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mrs. james xiayes Hiignt lvuie, mrs.
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ett; Gooseerry, Leonard Carkon;
lone Mis. Charles Carlson; Mor-
HoughUmLexington, MrS and Mr,
Elmer Hunt, and Sand Hollow, Mrs.
T,he qU& 13 Sf
as last year, Isom states The 1943
quota was over-subscribed and the
chairman is confident that the 1944
campaign will be a success.
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Announcment is made this week
Company. Frank Turner, who hns
d? bS .!5
or io years, nas taKen a umor pan.
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ner in the person of La Verne Van
Marter Jr., and beginning Friday,
Sept. 1 the firm will be conducted
under the name of Turner, Van
Marter and Company.
The new arrangement solves the
problem of office help for Turner
and gives young Van Marter an op-
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poruinuy to enter a wen estaonsneu
business. He will have charge of the
onice worn wnne tne senior part-
ner plans to do more field work
than has been the rule in the past.
BOS' CAMP PROVES BIG
SUCCESS PASTOR REPORTS
Back home the first of the week
from Anony ,lake, where eek
wps snont in a Krwfo' fnmn (1 Won
was spent in a ooys camp, u. wen-
dell Herbison reported a large at-
tendance of boys from an extensive This is by way of breaking the w. Bechdolt of Boardman is as
erea of eastern Oregon. Mr. Herbi- news gently that the Gazette Times sodated with his brother Ar'rhio in
son was camp supervisor and Mrs.
Herbison had charge of feeding the
Eighty-two boys registered at the
camp this year, Herbison stated,
This almost doubled the 1943 reg-
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lsuiluun ui 11 lsn 1 au iun wiicn
one "a9 to e responsible for that
many boys' ihe local Pator con"
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Activitv During Seotemhes
Hoping to make a valuable con-
trihnfinn tho wastf nrnwr fnm-
Morrow county collection will be
shipped from that point as in the
Scout officials urge all citizens to
save waste paper newspapers, ma-
gazines, paper cartons, wrapping
paper, paper sacks, etc. and put it
in shape to be easily and quickly
picked up by the scouts. It is hop-
ed that the quota of 1,000 pounds
per scout and cub scout may be
For New Type
"A" Gas Coupons
With Blank Forms
ranch near Adams for that pur
Aoplicfitions for the new type pose. The ranch consists of 1440
R-534 gasoline ration books are in
the hands of garages and service
all "A" card holders
receiving the hew
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deky securing one of the blanks
and mailing it in immediately.
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According to OPA regulations,
applicants are required to mail the
rms in and in no instance take
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them to the local offce as the board
n-,nr.f Wire r,,, ho
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ter. It must be remembered that
the forms are to be mailed to the
back cover of your presen
"A" book headed "Certification of
Bookholder" must accompany the
application and must be signed by
registered owner in. space provided.
Regardless of reported information
the a point9 0ut, tire inspection
records accompanying the applica-
tions are mandatory in the state of
Anolicants for occupational cas to
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sued on a 30-day basis until the
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driver proves he is complying with
'share the ride- regulation.
The rationing office wishes to
d-iXy an error in a recent an-
nouncement regarding points on
butter. The announcement errone-
ously raised the quotation to 20
points whereas it remains at 16
T,nwn fn f!lncf Un
IOWn 'O56 UP
Ofl Labor DdV
From all reports received up to
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will be a quiet town next Monday-
Dor aa" rew Pces wm rer"alu
open and many citizens are plan-
ning at least a three-day holiday.
It will be the last opportunity for
some to get a short "breather'' be
J?re 1 acivities set in after which
wro will Kpv tin rost fnr thp WPP.
mere win De no rest lor uie wea-
ry or the wicked, either.
will remain closed from Thursday
night until Tuesday morning. There
is no opportunity for the publish-
ers to take a vacation just a holi-
day now and then and we expect
to pile into the family bus as soon
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s uie vt.'L'K.iy cuiiiun is ui uie uidu
and go as far as limited gas rations
See you next Tuesday morning,
problems to be present.
gathered and to do this in a one-
dav r,ii-k-iu- eamnaiVn will rpnuirp
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all-out co-operation on the part of
the citizens. '
The growing scarcity of packag-
ing paper of one kind or another
makes it imperative that the people
save all types of waste paper, Fui-
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ten pointed out. Pulp wood produc-
tion has been all but stopped by
the manpower shortage and paper
makers now are largely dependent
upon salvaged material with which
to manufacture wrapping paper and
cartons. Five or six tons of waste
paper from Morrow county will be
a worthwhile contribution, scout
It is asked that newspapers be
Sale of Ranch
Deal of the Week
While most of the real estnte
flurry of the pest month or so has
been in residence property in Hep
pner, the deal of the week was pur
chase of the George B. Wodward
rr.nch on Blackhorse by Mi. and
Mrs. Harry Duvall. The deal tvaa
closed Wednesday when Mr. and
Mrs. Woodward came from their
acres and the purchase price wf.s
. property in question has
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old timers i iknown ajfte John
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ed by others prior to the Wood-
Purchase of the Woodward tract
gives the Duvalls extensive hold-
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mgs m the Blackhorse area. Their
u i tu t i.
home place is another of the pio-
neer farms of that district bearing a
with county -m an earler day.
arm of e brought
lace M of sod t
after making comlortaiie stakes
anci moved elsewhere to seek re-
r Burn? Un On
DUmS Up On
Butter Creek Hill
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runn pinn vi nnn'iir rr act in eer
TTKm-t Fickc-'a r.
rierDert i?isners car causnt lir-
reached the top of the Hoc Hollow
hichwav aout 22 milps eaqt rvf Hpt
luyiway, aout :j mues east oi nep-
Fisher was coming to Heppucr
to pick up his sister, Mrs. Norbert
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Peavy, and children to take them
to New Plymouth, Ida. to visit
Arriving in town arrangements
were soon made to take the Peavy
car and the nartv was soon on its
a e was son its
ADRIAN BKCHDOLT TAKES
BRIDE AT CARSON CITY
News has reached nCppner cf
0 marriage of Velva Genevieve
Jackson of Sacramnto. Calif, and
Adrian Bechdolt of Hardman. The
wcddi)1g took place Saturday; Aug.
m -. t
at carson Citv Nev
xiie groom son of Mr and Mrs
operating the Bechdolt ranch near
Hardman. Mrs. Bechdolt will teach
a sci100i near ranch.
LEAVE FOR VACATION
Archdeacon and Mrs. Neville
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uiuiit mc ivuivuig ouJiuay uner
the 1 o'clock service for a 10-
days vacation at Nelson B. C. They
will return for services on Sept. 17.
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straightened out, piled in wundles
about, one foot, hitfh nnrl tifrl Rprnn
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waste paper should be put in a car-
ton or wrapped and tied so it will
not scatter. Magazines also should
be tied in bundles, but not too large
.because of their weight. Upon the
day of the drive the waste material
should be placed in a convenient
spot for picking up. . .
Disposal of receipts from the
drive is being studied by council
officals According to Kenneth Hick-
enbottom, Umatilla -Morrow scout
executive, the possibility of buying
uniforms is being investigated and
a proposal to turn over part of the
funds to veteran rehabilitation work
will be left to the scouts to decide,
Volume 61 , Number'23
Petitions Out to ;
Put Hospital Plan
On Fall Ballot
1 -Mi 1 1 Tax Short
Petitions asking that the matter of
building a county hospital be voted
on at the November election were
aced w circuation early this week
following a meeting Monday eve-
ninrf nf shp wmTyiit n3mf for
purpose of determining the
for smr-h an institution nnrl
JJorj juch ? amstitutn
. ht . it mpptine was
m wiaimng it. ine meeting was
called by Pres. B. C. Pinckney of
chamber of commerce and was
hl at the council rooms in the
OltV hill flint
While not all members of the
committee could be present, a quo-
rum, or six, were there and after
a short discussion of the legal pha-
of group( prepare petSons.
Three of them were placed in cir-
dilation in Heppner Tuesday and
found ready signers. Other papers
are being prepared to be forward-
ed to other precincts of the coun-
ty where it is expected little oppo-
Sentiment expressed bv commi-
e 1 cxpressea oy commu-
tee "ember, .t the meeting, both
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versations held witn nnmcrnna c-
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tjZenS,1Ver e CUn y
JdeSfir ot TS!
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ire. neimittinff more dismission nf
the type of buildng needed and the
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Looking into the financing of the
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submit the proposal that a two mill
tax be levied for a period of five
years. It has been suggested that a
y 1Jl Ulc b",ne I'CIW,a
wquU fce suflficicnt but a itte
one mill levy for the same period
more study of the matter brought
the conclusion that that would not
raise pnonch mrinov nnrl if ilio lim
mills raised enough money in three
years the lvy could be dropped.
Tf .ffit r :
is obtained a snecial ballot will
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Opens Fall Season
Resumption of meetings of the
Morrow County Farm Bureau,
member of the state Farm Federa
tion, will start with a meeting
scheduled for Monday evening,
Sept. 4 at the Lexington grange
hall. A program of interest to all
farm folk has boon arranged, ac
cording to the bureau president
George N. Peck and secretary, Os
car Peterson, who urge farm people
to attend and extend an invitation
to all others interested in farm
The program includes three
sneaknrs fin siihiff.ts of nartifiilar
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interest at this time. C. L. Jamison,
secretary of the Oregon Farm Bu-
reau Federation, will discuss the
subject "Why Farmers Should Or-
ganize now." County Commissioner
J- G. Barratt will present the pro-
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posed county hospital, outlining the
feasibilty of the project and the
method of procedure in obtaining it.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers will talk on an
educational problem of her own
Refreshment will be served af-
tor the meeting,
Bureau officials state that sev-
eral prominent speakers have been
scheduled for the fall meetings.