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K. A. House Named
HpaH nf Phamhor
I IVUU VI VIIUIIIUUI
At Annual Election
if i i k a j w f
neia VOnday NOOn
tr. a tt ,
of tCp, -fv o ' nager
of the Pacific Power and Light com-
nanu Ar.wn-i-n... .
Z"Za rrr:r AV,emn WaS
Kirameia 01 me neppner
cnamber of commerce for the ensu-
A t a- i .
the F'r f M 1 . r. aweuueu me local suiuois grau- iu une aiuuem uuuy 1 ui lU-.e nig;i ""'wa vimiuu, noma tan u ana lor many years executive sec
rirst JNatlOnal Bank. Directors nt;nff fm XXy. col.! a4w,1 Inr tlio ct.,r.o..t V.., A stete hnmp rpmr.rx.tr.ti.n lonrlor .. .
v.- b.-. wT: , a meeting at
were chosen Monday at the lunch.
directors choose the officers at the
f;i i , , ,
"I S louuwuiB uie
Assisting House in conduct of the
club's affairs throughout the year
will be Frank W. Turner, first vice
president; Lee Howell, second vice
president; La Verne Van Marter,
president; La Verne Van Marter,
secretary, and Marie Barlow, treas
Directors re-elected at Monday's
meeting were K. A. House and 0.
G. Crawford. New directors are F.
unci-tuia die r.
for two years, there being five hold
overs from the 1944 election.
The directors requested the sec-
retary to write a letter of apprecia
tion to Blaine Elliott for the splen
did work he did while a member
of the chamber of commerce. Dur
ing the past year Elliott was chair
man of the merchants committee.
Discussion of ways and means to
Cfet the hall rolling, fnr an airnnrt
nnnA o aiAM t
the time Wednesday evening. The
committee, headed by Oi'ville
Smith, has made some contacts with
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m flying and Smith reported there
is much favorable sentiment.
Housing and other matters of ci-
vie interest were discussed but no
definite action was taken pending
appointment of committees by Pres
Blaine Elliott is in town for a
few davs helnin? Mrs. Elliott eet
lew uays iieipnig iviis. jjtitun, get
their household goods ready for
J J- CJ
shipment to Freewater Mrs. Elliott
spent the week-end at Freewater
W Turner Orville Smith and Harrv maryiou dna several aums anu aius unauun wm oe maae on ivion- omics two years ago in tne nepp
vl m r; t. i 7j uncles here and at other points day, Jan. 15 at 7:45 a. m. ner schools. She came here from
aiding in the search for living quar- V "VT n " , m ih(t Eaqt lameiie vallev and lhe mother' wlth Mrs. Cox was born June 29, 1894 wer rales and the possibility of get
ters returning here with him Tues- A anlc yo Education W Dna made 3 hme' at at Hillsboro ,to Mr. and Mrs. John ting REA service in the rural areas,
day evening. They plan to have Ilf ?he membership of .j ' , . . A . Pom'oroy. The family moved to Following the program the la
their furniture ready, for shipment as J? w tSS Lo , , was driving the car when Blalocks when she was a child and dies served refreshments of sand
on d truck coming from Freewater "eff"f T' Wed" accide,nt happened. There was later ,to ngton where in July wiches, douhnuts, maple bars and
with the household goods of Mr.
and Mrs. John Saager, which is ex.
pected in a few days. Elliott con
tinued his work on shorter store
hours when he got to Freewater
and as a result of his efforts that
town will work on the same
basis as Heppner.
Paul Sanders, son of Mr. and Mrs.
G. A. Sanders of Heppner, suffered
a hum nn one arm and loss of all
his possessions except one shirt,
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pants, shoes, watch, lighter and cap,
when the boat in which he was
r-irlintf n landinc? exnedition was
Siot gou IZ ltl Pl
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savs he was in the water about an
says ne was ui uie waici auuu
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Hid lot.tpr was written in Dentil,
whinh 11 his father to suspect
which led nis tamer to suspect
cr.motl.ii.tf was wrnnc before he
ways used pen or typewriter,
n.nsign jon jaennei-i, la on xua wojf
home for a visit after graduating
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from Harvard Jan. 8. He has a
short leave to spend with his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bennett, be-
fore reporting for an assignment.
Mrs. Lester Doolittle writes that
her son Paul has been transferred
to New York where he is awaiting
orders for service oversea.
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, January 1, 1945
in Action as Nazis
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Ferguson re-
yxivna tne . saa news Thursday
night of last week that their son,
Tech. 5th Grade Raymond Kay
Ferguson, had been killed in action
On DeO. 21 On tha Alitor) (Vnt Jr.
Germanv - Jt was an official array
communique containing only the
barest fads. Kay had only recent-
transferred from a transport di-
vision to a glider unit, having been
in Eneand m to ahout i
Raymond Kay Ferguson
bom Nov 5
1924 in Heppner, be-
ing 20 years, one month and 16
davs at e time of his passing.
He attended the local schools grad-
M tu " " . 7 ci. . M T"
led aeUniverdio", Orego
cuiu. alter one term uie
and after one term there decided
he ghould get int0 the seryice of
his country. He volunteered for
army duty in March 1943 and was
sent overseas in 1944.
Kay's passing not only leaves an
iJ ; u t ;l
but ig feh ag & n&l logs tQ
who knew him. He was affable,
loyal and a true patriot.
uiuyiving aic uic poiLiiwj mi.
and Mrs. R. B. Ferguson, a sister,
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in uregon ana vne west.
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rO"0 DOOrd HOlCIS
fy ii .
A business meeitiing was hold
Saturday by the Morrow county
infantile paralysis committee at
which time bills incurred in con-
nection wth the recent illness of
r ii. t
Ule ldle xvuwe weie p-iu.
An itemized list of the accounts
?ded JT l
5e!; 2'f Jince nts hos-
.Z' Zrii r w'""8 lne ,wdI elloIU
f-1". cu"-'UJ""v.v; v.u, vnj,
Isolation hospital, $25, and Addis
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G. Olson, R. N, $10.50, for a total
paid and- balance 0f
$721.11 in the treasury. .
Harry Duvall is president of the
association board which includes D.
M. Ward, vice president; Josephine
Mahoney, secretary; B. C. Pinck-
ney, treasurer, and Bert Mason, El-
mer Griffith and Henry Baker,
EOCE THANKS IIEITNER
P-TA FOR $50 GIFT
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icuciiuy uuimicu. y x -
tion iund maintained at tne coiiege.
A scholarship commnrce neaaea
by Mrs. Marie Clary and including
tr . -nr-u- t ctrmovA Tta Mrs
O E FeSonand Mrs Burl cTx-
ner high school to attend a college
and work for a teacher certificate.
m, n..io ,ni oot annthpr
half holiday for having the most
parents present at the meeting
HITl TT :-., ,;1-. ntiMiii e
Miss Hoosier's girls' chorus sang
several numbers; Mrs. Alfred Van
Winkle spoke on war food conser-
vation and preservation program to
be set up in the county tor tne
r- .. ..
-. mntvc Mr Mario Tlarv
ST. eautio in ,h.
school curriculum; Mrs. Edna Tur-
ner showed the type of films used
for primary grades; Don Streit
ZJZ . Jhoa
wnicn is usea ior uie agricultural
classes, and Miss Hoosier, assisted
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by puuils from the sixth grade,
demontrated how education irom
the films is secured by the child.
Refreshments' were under the su-
pervision of Mrs. Neva Matteson
and Mrs. Cornett Green.
RETURNS FROM CALIFORNIA
Mrs. Willard Blake returned the
last of the week from Muroc, Calif.,
where she spent several weeks with
her soldier husband.
lone High School
Villi D IXCIUIJ ! II HUM
Froni Sam Hayes
School to Be Cited
On DreakfOSt NeWS Mrs. Cecelia Van Winkle is in
For Bond Sales tT f Ae Iorkand her
headquarters in the office of Coun
Every radio in Morrow county tv A5ent Arnold Ebert.
should be tuned to the Sperry A program planning meeting was
"Rroftkfnct TNJowc 74.. TVTrnrlair
morning, Jan. 15. There will be
something of interest to rll, for Sam
Hayes is going to give recognition
to the student body! of lone high
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come . feature of the
Alton Yarnell, president of the
student body, wrote Mr. Hayes of
the school's accomplishment and re-
ceived the following reply from
n nr v n.
j am , to be q
that our .judges have selected your
school for citation on our BREAK-
iiLin lugiaui tut uuiotaiiu-
ing work on the home battlefront.
rri.' m i . i
i wouia oe vei-y pieas
very pleased if you
i mun i,JLa
would tell all those who helped
turn in this outstanding job about
Al 1 1 A jl 1 1
'uie uroaucasi so tney may oe lis-
Besides this, I am sending you,
under separate cover, a Certificate
of Appreciation signed by the Gov-
ernors of four Western States which
will represent a lasting memo of
,i i .
uie W01K you nave done.
I wish to extend my personal
c&ff to .5, and,
school for the wonderful work you
Dies in Car Crash
Dowald Swaggart, one of
Wpl;tnn w, n a ar n(.p!fW
soulh of Walla Walla Saturday eve-
nina was a . B R
Swaggart, pioneer of the Lexington
section. He was the son oi Grover
Swaggart and Mrs. Dottie Swag-
gart. The father lives in the Wil-
a eaYy snower or ram and as tne
?ys n?a"ea oul ?l waiia yaiia-
jg,. a baU game ttley crashed into
. ,,wiip, pn,;np. on a littu ,,rpa
7 , i , , .7, T . , ,
track Donald was killed outright,
second died in . hosital
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a secona dov aiea in a nospitai
llLe -ar w""t.eu iu r-mery vien-
tryi former Heppner man operating
a Sarage at Weston. Donald was a
ncpucw ui ivj.j.3. ucuuj'i
One soldier happy to be back on
tinti csr.il ie IToiTii M-.fri ir1i i.,kN
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arrivprl nt the T RppVnor ran.h
arrived at tne Lree Heckner ranch
"apPY is hardly tne word when a
cnaP ftas en across the big pond
35 montus uut tv, word
Ior 60 monms ou tne word win
haVetSe i".1ieU 0fs,meth
it 1 1 ) r r pmnna p rtnn wiiir nnwn nn-
der-ta Australia- waits Mrs. Har-
ormoyle tor an opportunity to
xrrac tl.o P. . r anr cot fnr.t on
American soil for the first time,
"arry one oi tne American Doys
who found his We partner in Aus-
tralia. He was in Heppner Tuesday
witih his aunt, Mrs. Beckner.
DRIVE TO WALLA WALLA
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rosewall
drove to Walla Walla Monday eve-
ning on a brief business mission,
To Morrow County
For the first half of 1945, Morrow
county will have an emergency war
food assistant from the state col
lege extension staff to help with
, the county extension program for
urnmort onJ A TT aIhV 1.
held Jan. 9. whor. tho vimmiiT. it.oc
of Lena, lone, Eight Mile, Rhea
Creek. Boardman, Willow Creek
and Heppner were represented.
MlCP lVro n..:rX..X
cdnt,H th. m.(ln Th. llo
projects were se.eeted for Morrow
county; Lets Have Fewer Colds;
Food for Health; Meat Cookery of
Pork and Lamb; Newer Methods of
Vegetable Cookery, and Short Cuts
in Food Preparation. These demon-
stations will be given by Mrs. Van
Wir.VlD tV,0 r.rv,v,-,,vr,;tioc t-,Qt
quest them Bulletins on home ec.
onomics subjects are available
through her office.
1V1I s. V till WUIMC, tlit: luillltri vt:-
celia Nordstrom, taught home econ-
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Hulsboro where she worked since
fiMf f mbw m. v,a i
the first of May, 1944. Her home is
at Birkenfeld, Clatsop county
Mrs. Ben Cox Victim
Of Heart Attack
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Cox, whose death came suddenly
Sunday, Jan. 7, at the family res
idence on upper Hinton creek, will
ae held at 2 o'clock Friday from
the Heppn.r Church of Christ, the
paslor G. Wendell Herbison, offi-
ciat ng, with Phelps Funeral home
Mrs. Cox had suffered for a
number of years with a heart ail-
ment which dove oped an acute
state resulting in the stroke which
ended her life. She had been ac-
U,VC TSt ?f 6, Ume in,lo?king
d ler. nsenoia auues ana cnores
e and Snt uTtime wk
f"dfri- r - ll'T'
tut aAAaA AU ,k l,.
1icf nt aPi:noc aifi;n n r,1TV
uiiv; l V V4 i A A. VlUkf T. Wl U 1J J11
youlgsters wth their gardten
and canning projects.
nun vx uivi tiui uxuii u vr
1914 she was to clare PaU
ton. To this union two children
were born, Lorna, now Mrs. Dick
corman, and Howard u. ratton, in
th ' air Qn r'29
1 ar,my..air ..corpf; ,"n 1 J3
iqoc i, .,,i t -.
sne was marnea to rsen l-ox
0f Heppner. Two children were
ucmuca muoc oucouj mcuwucu
and her husband, are two grand-
children, Linda Arlene Borman
aim h iiuYYaiu anw", onu
A 1 1 J 1 Tr1 T
W wash., uwen Hehns,
aieion, ana nooart neims, van
couver Wash. A sister, Mrs. Alex
Hunt HltH rfffntlv
Tnyi nrni r 1 1- r-w n.irTi-r' i-iiinprnu
Tr ' n u i.
Mrs. Cox was a member of the
ChrlsUan .cht Lexington.
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Forne Burkenbine is one of the
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twr tvi luiuiuvuiv! liai. j
. Y -r -r i u- u-i t.-
Mabel Burkenbine while his mo-
wiui u dui.
KenDUie. IVirS. CUTKenDine IS eX-
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pected home in a few days.
CHORUS MEMBERS TO WORK
Regular Monday evening rehear
sals will be resumed next week.
All members please be on hand at
7:15 p. m. There is much work to
o and time is fleeting. Spring con-
cert time will arrive all too quick-
ly if attendance lags from here on.
Volume 61, Number 42? p
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Columbia River to ii
Dim, Din Dor In
my uiy r ui i in
Told to Farmers
Development of the Pacific north-
wm IU" "currently witn tne
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development of the Columbia river,
Herb West, mayor of Walla Walla
.r7. 01 nlmd Watera.ysas-
C ,f S3
val1 Tirj .,
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vvtsc cneji uie woik aone Dy tne
association in re-establishing navi-
fT111"" "lc llv" B1"
"W "onneviue dam. it is nis
pieuiuuun uiau rnucn more tonnage
than is be.ng hauled at present will
b0ne over thR water route al"
ihouRh a lar6e percentage of the
Empire now comes that way from
tidewater rto the docks at Umatilla,
Wallula and Pasco where it is
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buted throughout the territory.
Power developed along the river
and irrigation of large tracts will
play a leading part in bringing
new industries and investors and
settlers to this area, West said.
Several other talks were made
by members and visitors. Sam Hun-
, . , , , i. j.
ter told of membership drives in
other states which he learned about
the national convention in Chl-
Loe11 Stce" f Umatilla . coun-
ly bureau, C. L. Jamsson, secretary
of the Oregon Farm Bureau and
Mrs. L. A. McClintocIt of Pendle
ton, director of women's work in
(Via Rf.nfp Kiirp:ni. nil marl rnntri-
buUong tQ the program with inter.
and informa,tive taUs. Gar.
net Bnrr;ltt gpoke in appreciation
of the farm bureau, recalling that
he wag a meraber of the first bu
reaU in PCI
of ye;rS ago
Mrs. Elsie Beach accepted the job
oi supervising women s woik in
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this county- '
There was some dicussion of po-
Dr. Culbertson Passes
At Michigan Home
Mrs. Volney Hare, the former
zette Times that her father. Dr. A.
jr. ,uiDertson. p:;ssea away ai nis
home in Vickeryville, Mich., Dec
23, 1944. He was 87 years of age
ana nau not Dten ui xne ijest 01
u. -n -. 1 4- u. -.
Z r Z u v.
Dr Culbertson will be remem-
j, b peopi6i He moved
to Heppner from Michigan with thfi
i . .ii i.i
noP 01 oenemting his wues neaitn
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out sne aiea nere in xuio. xae xe
mained three years longer and prac
ticed his profesion and then re-
turned to Michigan. On June 6,'
,n1 , .,b, . . .
1917 he was united in marriage to
Mrs. Ella Fowler of Vickeryville
wno aiea uct. x, iy.
i t . n r tr
of Crystal, Mich., and a member
of the Eastern Star, the Butternut
Grange and other fraternal organ
izations. He .is survived by one daughter,
Mrs. Volney Hare of Vickeryville,
and two1 grandsons, Arthur C. Mc-
Atee and William Austin McAtee.
both serving in the United States