Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, June 28, 1945, Page 3, Image 3

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    Vacationers Urged
To Use Extreme
Caution in Woods
Foiu-th of July vacationers, ex
pected to use the forest areas of
Oregon in large numbers next
week, will enter forest lands when
the red warning flag of fire is fly.
ing, according to Judge Bert John
son, chairman of the Morrow coun
ty Keep Oregon Green association.
Intense heat of the past few days
has dried out the grass and fuel
in timber areas to create a real
fire hazard, the KOG county chair
man pointed out. "I join with Gov
ernor Snell, State Forester Rogers
and Keep Oregon Green officials in
urging the public to use extreme
caution while in the , woods this
year," he said. "Many people will
be enjoying the great outdoors on
Camping and picnicking trips who
haven't been in the woods since the
war. These people may forget what
one careless match will do, or how
much deviltry one unguarded or
improperly put out camp fire can
The local Keep Oregon Green
leader urged these simple cautions
for all Oregonians and visitors "who
will enjoy our great forests: Be
sure you have ax and shovel with
you when traveling in the woods;
never leave a camp fire until you
are certain it is completely extin
guished; don't smoke while travel
ing in the forests and if you smoke
while resting be sure 'your stub has
been ground out into mineral soil;
and don't fail to report any fire
at ( once to the nearest fire warden.
"Anyone seeing any strange ob
jects should report them at once to
'the nearest police officer r fire
warden and post a guard to make
sure that any explosive device does
no harm to unsuspecting adults or
children," cautions State Forester
Nelson S. Rogers.
"We can make Oregon fire-free
this Fourth of July, if we try,"
Governor Snell said as he urged
great caution to prevent conflagra
tions during these trying war times
when extra hazards and dangers
have been thrust on Pacific coast
Heppner Gazette Times, June 28, 1945 3
Word comes from Pendleton that
Mrs. Harriet Mahoney is very ill
wih pneumonia and it has been ne
cessary to put her in an oxygen
tent. Her children are with her.
Mrs W. F. Barkla is working in
Curran's Ready to Wear this week
while Mrs. Curran is in Portland on
a merchandise buying trip.
Mrs. Harry Plumondore returned
home from a Pendleton hospital
Sunday. She has .been very ill but
is greatly improved and happy to
be home with her family again.
Since it is necessary for her to be
quiet for a while, she is spending
her first week at home darning
socks. This reporter is wondering if
darning socks is as soothing as it
might be.
Mrs. Louise Anderson King re
turned to her home Sunday after
spending her vacation in Portland.
While in the city Mrs. King sub
mitted to a minor operation.
' AMM 2c and Mrs. Milton Mor
gan returned to Heppner on June
19 after many months spent in Cal
ifornia. Mr. Morgan was home for
two days before reporting back to
his camp. Mrs. Morgan is remain
ing until her husband knows defi
nitely whether he will be shipped
out again or will be stationed in
the states.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schunk
have received word from their son
Herbert informing them that he is
now in Germany.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Peterson and
son Randall are back at work in
the jewelry store after spending
most of last week transacting busi
ness in Portland. The store was
was open for business Saturday.
O. Wendell Herhison, Pastor
Bible School 9:45.
Morning worship 11 a. m.
Services at Lexington 3 a. m ev
ery Sunday.
Young People's meeting 7 p. m.
Evening worship service 8 o'clock.
Clifford Noble, pastor
Sunday school 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship 11 a. m.
Young People's Service 6:30 p m.
Evening service 8:00 p. m.
II. N. Waddell, Pastor
Bible school. 10 a. m.
Worship service 11 o'clock.
Junior C. E. 7 p. m.
Preaching service 8 p. m.
Thursday Union aid 2 p. m.
Come to church.
Rev. Francis McCormack, Pastor
Schedule of Services:
Heppner: Mass at 9 a. m. 1st and
3rd Sundays; at 10:30 a. m. 2nd and
4th Sundays.
Ione:10:30 a. m. 1st and 3rd; 9:00
a. m. 2nd and4th Sundays.
Week day mass 8 a. m. First Fri
day 7:30 a. m.
Confessions: 7:30-8:00 p. m. Sat
urdays; Sundays, 8:15-8:55 a. m.
Archdeacon Neville Blunt
No church services until Aug. 19.
Relax at Scotty's
Enjoy your refreshments in an air-conditioned
room just the place these warm
summer days.
For Your Lunch
Try a sandwich with an extra
thick milk shake .... a practi
cal warm weather combination
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for the 4th and the
balance of the week
Heppner Cleaners
What's Wrong with This Picture by Ralph Lee
An enemy more dreaded than a Jap balloon. A safe and sane
"Fourth" means observing the rules oi common sense. In other
words, be a fire warden: put out smokes, matches, campfires.
Keep Oregon Green Association Salem, Oregon
rowa tim
There's Qu
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Most of the time we can handle the
thousands of Long Distance calls all
right, but sometirr as we need a little
help from you.
That's when a I.o g Distance line is
crowdod and tho operator says
"Please limit yom call to 5 minutes."
Make the Seventh a Success
4 West Willow St
Phone 5
Central Market