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About Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current | View Entire Issue (June 28, 1945)
Fire Plans Made
For Dorset No. 7
Plans for protecting district No.
7 grazing district from fire have
been completed according to S. R.
Efnnett, district grazier located at
Baker. Stating that the organiza
tion will be prepared to meet any
emergency that may come, Ben
nett outlines the program to be
Fire calls should go to Floyd
Ritchie, stationed at Boardman
. with1 tools and equipment, who will
be on call at any time, or your
nearest per diem guard. Fire calls
may be made collect. Per diem
guards are John Krebs and Her
bert Hynd, Cecil'; W. C. Kirk, Her
miston; Gay lord Madison and Har
ry Andrews, Echo, and Harry
Smith, Irrigon. These men are ex
perienced tire fighters.
Li cooperation with the various
range users, the grazing service
has constructed 277 miles of fire
breaks. The state highway commis
ion has constructed fire breaks
along, the highways in the most
dangerous areas and the army has
constructed a double fire break
aiound the Boardman bombing
range and will bum out a strip
feet in width.
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Under, date of June '18, Col. A. P.
Clark, commander at McCaw Gen
eral hospital, wrote a letter of ap
preciation to Mrs. Ralph Thompson,
chairman of the Morrow county
committee of the Blue Mountain
Camp and Hospital council. It is
the privilege of the Gazette Times
to publish the letter which is as
"Thank you so much for your
letter of June 13 and the very in
teresting inclosures. I think it is
rather good for one's soul occasion
ally to see in Mart ntiH -urViito Vi
extent to which they or their or-
ganizations are the beneficiaries of
so many public spirited and patri
otic citizens. It is really amazing
how the innumerable gifts have
added up to sizable figures and
value not to mention the tangible
elements of assistance to us that is
I hope you will find it conven
ient to extend to each member of
your organization and those parti
cipating with you a word of per
sonal thanks from all of us here.
Only those of us who know realize
how- much your work has meant to
our overseas battle casualties."
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