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8 Heppner Gazette Times, November 22, 1945
REPORT OF COUNTY UNIT
OF BLUE MOUNTAIN COUNCIL
me ucrooer council meeting
of the Carrro and Hospital commit
tee the following gifts were taken,
cribbage board and two decks of
cards.from Mrs. S. M. Morgan; sev
en birthday gifts from Valby mis
sionary society for Air Base, hospi
tal in Walla Walla; games and two
boxes candy, Mrs. Ralph Thomp
son. Prizes were sent the Elks ward
and Morrow county ward as well as
party prizes from Mrs. Thompson.
The sum of $5.75 was turned in
by a group around town and wa!
used in purchasing farewell gifts
for boys in our wards which had
grown to 50 men in three wards.
Gifts were purchased by Elks do
nations and committee funds. Mrs.
Ralph Thompson remembered 10
patients who had been there long
est. Six packages of magazines
were sent by La Verne Van Marter
and a $10 check from Willows HE
club for closed wards at McCaw.
Since McCaw will - be closed no
more magazines will be sent.
A check for $134.50 covered the
usual program of help at McCaw
hospital and included 12 folding
chairs which were used on fishing
trips and outings to parks.
The field director at McCaw ask
ed Mrs. Ralph Thompson, chairman
of the Morrow county unit to ex
press her thanks and those of the
doctors, nurses and patients for the
generous help the people of Mor
row county have given to McCaw
for the more than two years past.
Every request made to the com
mittee was filled due to the gener
ous donations from almost every
person in Morrow county.
FOSTER ODOM TAKES
BRIDE AT SALEM
A pretty home wedding cere
mony was performed at 2 p. m.
Sunday, Nov. 11, in the home of
the groom's mother, Mrs. Alfred
Odom of Salem, when Miss Patri
cia Anne Martin, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E. M. Martin of Arling
ton, became the bride of Foster A.
Odom, prominent young wheat
rancher of the Morgan and Arling
ton communities. Rev. Joseph M.
Adams of the First Methodist
church of Salem, read the nuptial
Only the immediate families of
the couple were present and fol-
lownig a reception in the home of
Mrs. Odom, the bride and groom
departed for a short wedding trip
down the coast, after which they
will make their home on the ranch
NAVi MAN RETURNING
Mrs. C. C. Dunham received
word Saturday from her husband
Ph. Mlc C. C. Dunham, that he was
enroute home from Japan and will
put in at San Francisco Nov. 27 or
28. He expects to receive his dis
charge shortly after landing. Ph M
Dunham was in the amphibious
forces and saw service at Okinawa.
When the occupation forces were
transported to Japan his unit par
ticipated in landing operations and
later engaged in mine sweeping in
DRIVE TO KANSAS
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Burkenbine
and little son Chris Edwin left
Sunday by car for Balco, Kan.,
where they will visit Mrs. Burken
bine's relatives until after the first
of the year. It will be Lloyd's first
visit to the plains country and Mrs.
Burkenbine's first visit there in
HAVE BABY BOY
A nine pound eight ounce baby
boy, Daryl, was born Tuesday, Nov.
20, at Riverside Maternity hospital
Pendleton to Mr. and Mrs. Kemp
Dick of Heppner. It seems that the
name chosen for the prospective
heir didn't altogether fit and the
parents are mulling over a middle
name. This is their second child,
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sanders ar
rived at the home of Mr. Sander's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. San
ders Tuesday night, coming up
from California where Paul re
cently received his discharge after
more than three and a half years
in the service. Paul has been gone
from Heppner nearly two years.
Other guests at the Sanders home
are Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Wicks and
daughter Bobbv, and Mrs. Glenn
Olson and three children all of
Portland. Mrs. Wicks and Mrs. San
ders are sisters. With so much vis
iting to catch up on Heppner Bak
ery will remain closed Friday.
j The cost of war is less than the
I cost of defeat.
Mr. and Mrs. Mel Jensen of
Wayzata, Minn, are visiting this
week at the home of Mrs. Jensen's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Plum
ondore. The guests arrived Tuesday.
Pvt Earl Johnson left Friday for
Fort Lewis after spending a 10-day
furlough at the M. N. Kirk home
Miss Aileen Smith of Portland is
spending Thanksgiving with Mr.
and Mrs. Pat Mclntyre. Mias Smith
sr.a Mrs. Mclntyre are sifters.
We can raise our quota by No
vember 30 if you do your part.
STAR E3 REPORTER
Show Starts at 7:30. Matinees Every Sunday, 1 p. m. 3 p. ra
in compliance with the Federal Tax Requirement, Children's Admissions apply
only to those under the legal age of 12.
Selected Short Subjects With All Programs
WHAT WE DO:
1. Test battery and check cables and
2. Remove corrosion from battery terminals
and cover with lubricant to prevent further
3. Clean and adjust spark plugs; Install new
4. Check fan belt for looseness and adjust If
5. Inspect air filter and clean If necessary
Get Your Battery Charged
for Winter Service
Let Us Boost It With the
Rosewall Motor Company
Friday-Saturday, November 23-24
What a roundup of stars: Hoosier Hotshots,
Big Boy Williams, Raymond Hatton, The
Pied Pipers, Bob Wills and His Texas
Playboys, radio stars, rodeo stars, rhythm
stars, action stars and comedy stars.
James Craig, Donna Reid, Marjorie Main,
Henry Morgan, Barton MacLane
Rough and ready Marjorie Main rips and
roars and holds up trains in this saga of the
Sunday-Monday November 25-26
Pride of the Marines
John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark
One of the best of all love stories.. .and best
of all, it's true....the true life story of Pvt. Al
Schmid of the U. S. Marine Corps.
Tuesday, November 27
Docks of New York
The East Side Kids in a fast-moving mow-'em-down
The Beautiful Cheat
Bonita Granville, Noah Beery Jr.
An entertaining little action comedy that
moves along gaily, abounding in songs.
Wednesday -Thursday, November 28-29
The Song of Bernadette
Franz Werfel's unforgettable story starring
Jennifer Jones in her Academy Award win
ning role with William Eythe, Charles Bick
ford AT REGULAR PRICES. Full-length
5 anrl pvartlv n shown at rnad show nrices.
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Have you ever noticed that whenever
two trains pass, freight or passenger,
a trainman will signal, with hand or
lantern, to the trainman at the rear of
the other train?
This is not merely a friendly gesture.
Each man makes a careful visual in
spection of the other's train while it
passes. Then he signals that all is well
or that he has spotted some defect.
This is just one phase of a continuous
"check and double check" system. All
Union Pacific trains are thoroughly In
spected before leaving terminal points
... all station agents check each train
as it passes. Even track crews, along
the right of way, are alert to spot any
sign of trouble.
Thus, Union Pacific trains are checked
time and time again as they transport
passengers and freight over the Stra
tegic Middle Route, uniting the East
with the mid-West and the Pacific