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Heppner Gazette Times
Lexington Preparing
VariediProgram For
Visitors to Lexington will be of
fered a varied program for the
two-day celebration, July 3 and 4.
Committees are working to make
the aliair a rollicking good time
for hundreds of visitors anticipat
ed at this only manifestation of
the "Spirit ot 1V76" in the county.
Besides the ieatures announced
last week air show, parade, carni
val, dances there will be a base
ball game each afternoon, and by
tlie time the crowds take in all
these things and throw in a tew
plane rides for extra measure there
should be enough entertainment to
satiate the most ardent celebrant
An effort is being made to pro
vide a parachute jump as an add
ed attraction at the air show. Com
mitteemen are negotiating with a
stunt flyer and if one is obtained
the spectators have the promise of
some thrills. Several new plane
Roger Connor, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Connor and Donald
Bennett, son. of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Benett, are two Heppner lads re
ceiving their discharges from the
navy the past week. They were
released at Bremerton and wasted
no time in getting back to the old
homA town.
Mrs. Viola Gabler went to The
Dalles where on Tuesday she sub
mitted to a major operation. At last
report she was resting easy.
Irrigon News Notes
By MBS. t. A. BMOira
Vallis Dexter T4 from the TB.
hospital in North Carolina, and his j
wife and son Gerry were recent
visitors at the W. B. Dexter home
He is having a 30-day furlough
from the hospital.
Mrs. Dan Hill has returned from
the Pendleton hospital and is con
valescing alter a recent operation.
Patricia Markham and sister
Harriet Smith and small niece Te
resa Weigant went to Ephrata Fri
day to visit their sister Mrs. Wilbur
Weigant. Teresa had been visiting
her grandparents, Mr- and Mra.
Harry Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Benny McCoy ar
rived home from a trip to Malheur
county to visit Mrs. McCoy's people
the Eddy family.
Mrs- Allie Haberlein has sold her
place to Leroy Matheney of Provo,
Mrs Martin Abieen and Mrs. Shir
ley Johnson weie Pendleton visit
ors Saturday.
Delpha and Lavelle Markham,
Mrs. A. B. Turner and Mrs. Har
vey Warner are teachers of the As
simbly of God church vacation
Bible school that began Monday
Dr. J. P. Condor of Milton was
an Irrigon visitor Sunday
Miss Lois luarkham went back
to Spokane Friday where she is
taking nurse's training.
Mr. and Mrs. George Russell and
children were lone visitors Satur
day. Mr. and Mrs- Ralph Bcnefiel and
small son of Taconia are visiting
his sister Mis. Carl Haddox and
family and other relatives here.
Mr- and Mis. Leroy Darling and
five children returned from a trip
in southern California where thiy
visited relatives.
Mrs. A. E. Stephens Mrs. Mar
shall Markham and da'ughter La
velle and Mrs. Alice Hoagland were
in Pendleton Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. Wallace Winquist
are conducting a dedication Bible
school at the Community Baptist
Miss Paula Haberlein went to
Bend Wednesday. She has employ
ment there. '
Betty Acock went to Redmond
Thursday to visit her sister Mrs
Adrcn Allen and family. She re
ported at the hospital in Spokane
Saturday. She is in training there.
Fred Houghton returned Satur
day from a few days in Portland
Milo McFarland of Umatilla was
an Irrigon visitor Monday.
Henry Gaberding of the Colum
bia district was an Irrigon visitor
Mrs. Dn Hill is home from the
rendlelo i .ospilal and Is conval
i inr ' an operation.
welle Markham went to
Portland Friday morning to get her
irrandmoth. r. Mrs. E. J. McCoy.
Thev arrived home Saturday.
Mrs. Nina Harris of Portland
left for home Sunday after visit
Ing her mother, Mrs. Martha Fer-
ril and other relatives.
June Collins, 17 year old daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Collins,
passed away Friday, June 7 at her
home here after a long illness. She
was buried in Hermiston on the
following Monday at 2 p.m. after
o -orvliv at the Praun Funeral
home wllh Elder Houser of Pendle
ton officiating. Besides her parents
she leaves to mourn her passing a
sister Kathleen and three brotneis
Elmer Dan and John. The Collins'
are recent newcomers from Milton.
Ollie Corrieiel and foster son Jer
ry Bucll were Irrigon visitors Fri
day. Thoy are running a stock
ranch in Montana,
models will be on exhibition and
these will be put into passenger
service lor those who wish to take
to the air.
Business concerns and individu
als wishing to enter floats in the
parade the morning of the 4th are
advised to get in touch with Mrs.
Lester Hicks at the Lexington cafe.
Suitable prize money is being post
ed for the best entries.
A professional carnival outfit has
been secured and will be set up inweeK to '52-
time to accommodate the earliest .
visitors to the celebration. Food ;
stands at the carnival and other
spots around town will suffice to
keep the crowds fed-
Tlie slogan is "Celebrate at Lex
ington," and the 'committees will be
working right up to the close of
the celebration to make it a worth
while entertainment.
They Saw Fight . . .
When Joe Lewis and Billy Conn
squared off for the championship
bout in New York Wednesday eve
ning there were at least two Mor
row county men in the Yankee Sta
dium to see the world's champion
ship bout. Edward Rice of Hepp
ner and Verner Troedson of lone
made the long trip by air to see
Mr. Lewis knock out Mr. Conn in
the eighth round.
Forest and
The stocking of sheep and cattle
on forest ranges is complete lor
the present grazing season. There i cancelled tlie engagement when a
are a few permittees using sheep IWallla Walla orchstra was dated to
allotments during the temporary appear in the county at the same
non-use by established permittees. I time. The orchestra represents con
Pat Campbell of Lonerock is graz- j siderable expense and the Veterans
ing on the Collins Butte allotment i are planning to make this one of
place of James O'Conner who
has non-use; John Voile of Irri
gon is stocking the Lottie Kilken
ny range around Two Springs; Joe
Hayes of Lonerock is operating on
the Potamus and Elkhorn allot
ments formerly used by Joe Ken
ny and William Instone respective- J
iy. Other sheep operators are w
H. Stiwer on Guthrie Prairie and
Winlock allotments, George Fich
ter on Stahl-Brown
Frank Wilkinson on Three Trough
Sunflower, Nine Top, and Red Hill!
allotments, Mahoney and Ball on
Skookum allotment, Cleve Van
Schoiack on Swule creek allotment,
Steve Thompson on Jones Canyon,
Mallory, Ditch creek, and Coal
lan i allotments, John Brosnan on '
Silver Creek and Matlock allotment-
Garnet Barratt is letting his
Thompson Flat range rest this year
1S is Hugh Smith on Tupper and
Texas Butte allotments-
If.. Hardman association took
Iheir cattle to the mountains last
Saturday and turned out in tlie
Ijirner mountain area. Pirmitleon
,n talis range are Raymond Wright,
Waller Wright and Blaine Chapel.
Wilber Knighten will be the sailer
".or the association again this year
and makes his camp at Big Cat
springs. i
Five Mile Cattle association turn-
ed out on the Taylor creek unit
.'. Saturday. The members of this
association are: W. E. Hughes, Art
Hughes, Dillard French, C. N. Mc-
I nmrhlin and Rose Francis. A. D.
Hileman from Gurdanc will be the
Salter on the range again this year
and will stay at
Cow camp on
Squaw Flat.
The annual lire scnooi im me
Umatilla National
forest was held
tlie Tucannon river north of
uayion mis pusv w. ...
rang r districts on
ho tnrocl oi.nl i
their smoke chasers and lookouts
to the school. Each of tlie six ran
gers were instructors at the school
ind held classes in detection o
fires from lookouts, smoke chasing,
fire fighting, radio operation, and
fire prevention. Personnel from tlie
Heppner district attending were:
Glen Jorgensen, Glenn Parsons,
Kenneth Keeling, Bert Mason, Ro
land Farrcns, Louis Gilliam, Lauren
Corwin Harold Sanders, Orville
Corley, Bill Ward and Bob Scott.
Sylvia McDaniel and Bert Bleak-
man were left on the district to
take care of tlie work.
The weather has been a trifle
wet In the mountains the last eight
Havs. Roads In the Bull Prairie and
and muddv. but a few warm days
Tunrjer areas have been very slick
will allow free travel without fenr
of becoming stuck. On Thursdny
of Inst week a hnll storm hit In the
mountains. The pebbles were as
big as marbles and did a lot of
damage to the forest by stripping
the leaves
Alexander Donsky from Sitkn
Alaska started work on the district
last Monday. He is employed as a
carpenter and is going to build the
new Arbuckle lookout tower. Don
sky has workid for both (lie forest
service and the park service In
Alaska and can tell some interest
ing yarns.
Wood and pole permits have
been Issued to Harold Cork of Klm
berly; free use permit to C. E.
Cisco of lone; a crossing permit to
Joe Hayes of Lonerock,
Heavy Storm Over
Area Disrupts Light
And Power Service
ilad it been Friday the 13th there
would have been grounds ior sus
pecung loul play by the weather
man. but il was Thursday the 13th
and hard luck beset users of elec
tric power for several hours.
Reminiscent oi that day in June
43 years ago, a heavy blacx cloud
hovering over the hills in mid-af
teinoon brought darkness and i
lieavy shower of rain- It was typi
cal thunder storm which lelt in
its wake no great damage but rais
ed the precipitation record for the
month by .4G of an inch. Later
showers produced another .06 oi
an inch, bringing the total for the
One of the worst effects of the
storm was damage to the power
lines. A transformer was burned
out at the planing mill and lacking
a replacement the electricians had
to improvise one- Before this was
fixed the lights went out several
Each time tlie lights were off, no
matter how briefly, caused the me
tal in the G-T linotype pot to bar.
den and it required from 30 min
utes to an hour to restore it to a
useable state. Restaurants and
other places of business open
the evening carried on with the
aid of candle light
V. F. W. Sets Donee
Date For July 13
Heppner post Veterans of Fore
ign Wars has scheduled a dance
for Saturday evening, July 13, it
was announced Wednesday after
noon- The affair will be staged at
the Fair pavilion and the music
will be by Hazel Fisher's All-Girl
orchestra of Portland.
The Veterans had this orchestra
scheduled earlier in the season and
the biggest dances of the season.
Ted Ferguson and Joe Hughes
arrived home Friday evening from
Corvallis where they completed
their fiist year's work at Oregon
State college. Howard Gilliam and
Helen Blake arrived Saturday from
the same point, coming by stage,
and whin Mrs. E. H Miller re-
turned from Portland Saturday
she was accompanied oy jean
Turner and Virginia McLaughlin
from OSC and Tad Miller and Pat
C'Biicn who have been in the navy.
v.; am:: to speak at
Mrs. rinllip Schmidt of Portland
-.ill be the morning speaker at the
u 'irn scr'i'.es at the Methodist
church Sunday, June 23. She will
al. -i ,rpk rt the adult Christian
Fn.'ravor ,.lt tnc Church of Christ
?t 7:30 p.m.
Mrs- Schmid; desires to meet
with the Union Missionary society
v.hile h re. TV place and date will
l:e announce:! later.
urstenfeUlbruck. Germany
Hen to do his bit in winning the
p;i.te," Pfc Jack H. Schaffer, son
of Mr- and Mrs. E. R. Schaffer. of
Cecil, Orcgor, has arrived at the
European Theater Army Air Forces
FjMii,'oreement depot, and will soon
assigned to permanent duties
with the occupational air force.
Before entering the service in
June 1945, Pfc Schaffer attended
the Pi ndlelon high school.
""s. An e,dm.e,., , I
river north of,'PPr "d "ow ot . LURene', naS ,
enlisted in the army air corps ior a
ti" ee ......
Lewis, writes his moth(
In her
note to this newspaper, Mrs. Gam-
mcll stated that Mr. and Mrs. C.
N. Jones and daughter Lnma Mae
nd aranddaughtcr Joyce Wash
burn were guests at the Gammcl!
home June 14 enroute home from
California. Another Morrow county
family, Mr- and Mrs. Lee Pearson
und children of Boardman, spent
t'vo weeks vacation at the Gam-
mcll home.
Veterans planning to take ad
vantage of educational training
benefits under the GI bill for the
first time this fall should apply
for a certificate of eligibility im
mediately, Charles M. Cox, Veteran
Administration representative in
this nrea warned today.
"If too many last minute appli
cations me ree'eived, veterans plan.
ning to go to colleg" this fall may
find that their applications cannot
be rrocessid In time for prompt
rwvment of allowances," Cox said
"The nnssibilitv of delay will be
vil.tuniiy rliminnteet, howivcr, if
thev arc completed now."
Application forms for education
or training may be obtained by
culling In person or by writing the
VA office In US. National Bank
building at Pendleton Oregon
Mr. and Mrs. C, L. Licuallen
and son Frank and dnughter Suz
anne of Pendleton enme Sunday
evening to attend the Bnrratt-Wil-
son wedding,
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, June 20, 1946
Condon Shellacs
Heppner 7-2, on
Rain Swept Field
Miller Reverses
Performance of
Previous Sunday
That reputation as a strike-out
hurler which Pitcher Miller made
the previous Sunday faded into ob
livion last Sunday as Condon shel
lacked the Heppner team there to
the tune of 7 to 2. Plainly speaking
Miller was off form and the three
walk start he gave Condon in the
first spoiled his chances of recov
ering his usual control.
The game was called in the eighth
due to a heavy rain and well it
was for Heppner. Condon had start
ed a batting spree on Drake, who
succeeded Miller, and from all re
ports a general base running exhi
bition was underway before the
officials decided it was too wet to
play baseball. Consequently the
scores run up during the parital
inning were not counted.
Heppner travels to Wasco on
June 23 and while the younger
players are quite sanguine about
bringing home a victory, older
members of the squad take a pes
simistic view. Wasco took lone
there last Sunday and will be pre
paring to keep the bacon at home
next Sunday. Fossil followed the
usual routine by trimming Arling
ton. Arlington plays at Condon, and
lone at Fossil.
Forsythe's Plane .
Wrecked at Portland
A plane belonging to the For-
sytlie Flying Service at Lexington
was wrecked east of Portland Tues
day when engine trouble forced
Ray M. Dukek and daughter Pa
tricia of Condon to make a forced
landing near lG4th avenue and
Powell boulevard. Freshly-cut hay
in the field blocked the wheel af ?
ter the deadstick landing and caus
ed the aircraft to nose into the
Miss Dukek was piloting the
plane when its engine stalled. Both
occupants were taken to Gresham
for treatment Dukek had a head
laceration and a possible broken
The Dukeks had rented the plane
to fly to Portland and were re
turning to Lexington when the ac
cident happened. Dukek operates
the Condon hotel.
Jack Forsyihe, manager of the
Forsythe Hying Service has gone
to Portland to check on the damage
done to the plane wiiieh is a Lus
tomb which he acquired at Baker
just recently.
Walter Bcc-t suffered a badly
lacerated linger Tuesday while un
loading combine parts irom a car.
Skin and flesh were torn from the
.mber over the length oi two
joints but it is not expected that
amputation will be necessary.
Batie P. Rand of Irrigon recently
purchased a small but high grade
herd of registered Hereford cattle
from D. J. Fry of Aurora, Oregon.
Rand purchased -the entire herd
consisting of 14 high grade cows
and a first class sire. He has had
the herd trucked to his ranch at
Rev. Fletcher Forster, Mrs. For
ster and M. L. Case are 'at Seaside
attend ink tlie Oregon conference of
! the Methodist church. The meeting
ODened Wednesday and will
tinue through Sunday. It
tinue through Sunday. It will not
be known until late in the week
what the assignments will be, but
Rev. Forster hopes, and expects.
that he will be returned to Hepp.
ner for another year.
Are Yon Having A Hard
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I Air Travel Appeals
As Means of Saving
Vacation Time
Travel by air has a strong appeal
for Mr. and Mrs. B- C. Pinckney
following a recent trip to Nebraska.
From Pendleton to Omaha by
Mainliner requires 9'4 hours and
this means a lot to people who
must limit their vacation to a few
reaching Omaha the Pinck
neys had to double back to get to
their destination, the home town of
Mr. Pinckney's parents, and this
required about five hours
Pinckney told the luncheon group
of the Heppner chamber of com
merce not to be bluffed out by
airport agency reports that all
space is reserved ahead for weeks.
Some of these reservations are
made by big concerns who wish
plane service on call. Many times
these reservations are not taken,
although not cancelled, and a cas
ual passenger can usually get pas
sage if a little patience is exercised.
The Pinckneys returned to Pen
dhton Saturday after a pleasant
journey both ways.
Acting in accordance with an or
der issued by the OPA, the Al
falfa Lawn dairy announces that
the price of milk was advanced to
16 cents per quart as of June 7.
While information relative to the
raise permit was published at that
time, official notice to the local
dairies was not received until a
later date.
It is understood the price raise
will be retroactie to June 7 and
patrons will be billed accordingly
on July 1.
Gazette Times readers shouldn't
be misled about receiving this
week's copy on publication day.
There is a reason for it and this
may not happen again for a long
time. The editor and his wife left
early this morning for Gearhart to
attend the annual convention of the
Oregon Newspaper Publishers as
News Briefs . . . .
Jimmy McNamee has returned to
Heppner from Fort George Wright
near Spokane where he has been
stationed for several months un-
uMinsUujQeol.-. f9bis leg
which was badly injured in action
during the European campaign.
Bcb Ilunnion is again appearing.
in civies alter a long time in navy
blues. Bob returned the last of the
Mrs. Earl Gordon is visiting re
latives and friends in Heppner and
Lexingion this w ek- Mrs. Gordon
came from Portland the first of
the week.
Mrs. Agnes Curran has sold her
apartment property to Dr- R. C.
Miss Margaret Gillis, Morrow
county public health nurse, len
Saturday for a week's vacation
which will be spent as house guest
of friends at Patricia Beach, Union,
on Hood's canal in Washington.
She will return by way of Seattle
the Snoqualmie Pass and Yakima
and will be at her office on Mn-
day, June 24.
Paul Webb of Walla Walla was
a business visitor in the county
the past week-end. He stated that
about normal in the
Walla Walla region and that much
of the wheat he saw in Morrow
county reminded him of that
Frank Monahan was in town a
short time Tueday, the first time
in many weeks- He spent five
weeks at St. Anthony's hospital in
Pendleton and his condition at
times was grave. As soon as he was
able to be moved he was brought
to the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Paul Hisler, where he is slowly
recovering his health.
Time Getting Butter?
'"'" ' vy
Light Vote Cast
In School Meeting
Here Monday P. M.
Total of 37 Votes
Decides Important
Business of District
If there was a school election in
Heppner Monday afternoon, very
few of the patrons and taxpayers
were aware of it or were enough
interested to take a few minutes
to go to the city hall and cast their
ballots. A total of 37 votes was
counted when all interested citi
zens had done their balloting in
one of the most vital elections of
recent years.
As a result of the meeting, Edwin
Dick Jr. is a new member of the
school board, being chosen director
to succeed C. N. Jones. Dick re
ceived 29 votes; Mrs. Orville Smith
was accorded six, Mr. Jones one
and there was one blank.. ,
Of particular interest was the
matter of the leying of funds in
excess of the six percent limitation-Thirty-four
of the voters favored
the proposal while three were
against. The board and budget
committee found it necessary to
ask for funds beyond the limitation
to meet increased operational costs
and to include buildings and re
pairs. Thirty -four voters favored the
budget while only two voted against
Mrs. Tress IileClintock was ap
pointed clerk for another year
when the new board held a busi
ness session following the school
C. N. Jones, retiring director,
for nine years in that capacity. He
had been chairman three times.
At the meeting he made it clear
that he no longer desired to serve
as director but that did not deter
some of his friends from casting
their votes for him. '
Edwin Dick Jr. is a prominent
young business man, a graduate of
Heppner high school and former
student at the University of Oregon-
Back from service overseas
with the navy, he has entered the
business and civic life of the com
munity in earnest. He is a level
headed young man and will give
valuable service to the district as
member of the school board.
Unlike District No. 1 voters, the
people of District No. 12, Lexing
ton, turned out in considerable
number Monday afternoon when
Orris Padberg was elected for a
three-year term as director, re
viving 61 votes, and Mrs. Ida
Way was accorded 65 votes for a
-)ne-year t rm. The school budget
carried by a vote of 46 to five. A
total of 88 votes was cast.
Hall Damages Crops
In Eoiie Section
A hail storm Thursday of last
week did considerable damage to
tile following ranches, Holnv.s Gab
b.rt, Harry Yarnell, Charles McEl
ligott, Berl Akers, Raymond Lun
dell and C- A. Warren.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wright and
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wright of Baker
spent the week-end with Mrs. Earl
Wright's mother, Mrs. Ida Grabill.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Wright were
married recently.
Mr. and Mrs- Harry Yarnell at
tended a Yarnell family reunion
at Bickleton Wash. Thursday, June
13. They also. visited Mr. and Mrs.
Billy Blann at Hermiston.
Roy Obert of Portland is visiting
relatives and friends this week.
Dale Ray is in the mountains
taking care of Delbert Emert's
cattle for the summer.
The annual school meeting was
held at the school house Monday
afternoon with Oscar Peterson as
chairman. The budget was accept
ed and Garland Swanson was
elected director for three years. It
was decided to build a new double
tennis court.
Two more teachers have been
elected to teach in the lone school
for the coming year. Elmer Shif
ter of Nespelem, Wash will teach
social science and history, while
Melvin Nelson of Hillsboro will
handle music and band.
A stork shower was given for
Mrs. Billy Eubanks Monday after
noon with Mrs. Clarence Brenner,
Mrs. John Eubanks, Mrs. Howard
Eubanks and Mrs. Louis Halvorsen
as hostesses.
Walter Eubanks was given a
dinner Sunday by Mr. and Mrs.
John Eubanks in honor of Father's
dav. Those present wre Mr. and
Mrs. Waller Eubanks of Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eubanks and
daughter Marlcne, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Stefani, Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Brenner and sons and Jimmy
Thiel and Earlene Morgan.
Mrs. Raymond Lundell and Ernie
MeCabe went to Ritter to bring
homo their f.ither A. A MeCabe.
Mrs. Clarence Kruse and daugh
ter Karen of Oswego and Mrs. C
W. Burton of Porllnnd are visiting
their mother Mrs. Lnnii Padberg.
Members of Willows grange arc
urged to meet at the hnll nt 1 p.m.
June 27 to clean hall and grounds
and practice for Pnmona which
meets here July 6. A potluck sup
per will follow the cleanup.
Commission Chooses
Site South
House for
News Notes from
The C-A Office
Beginning with this issue. The
Heppner Gazette Times will pub
lish a weekly news column of
items prepared by the county agent
News items .will be short and of
personal interest to Morrow county
At a recent meeting of the super
visors of the Heppner Soil Conser
vation district, the county agent
was elected to act as secretary.
A progress report of work ac
complished by the district recent
ly was given. It was found that a
stock pond has been constructed on
the L. H. Rill farm, another is un
der construction on the J. J.
Wightman farm and a sweet clover
and Brome seeding has been made
for C. H. Van Schoiack. New con
servation plans have been signed
by Grant Olden, Dallas Craber and
Orville Cutsforth.
With technical help on conserva
tion problems being made available
as fast as possible, it is hopsd that
farmers will take advantage of the
opportunity to work out a conser
vation plan for their farm in the
near future. Tom Wilson, work unit
conservationist, is in charge ot the
Heppner district. At the present
time Dick Salzman is soil survyeor,
dividing his time with other soil
conservation districts in this area.
As soon as positions can be filled.
an engineer aid and engineer will
be employed part time.
Equipment available to conser
vation cooperators is: one rotary
scraper Killifer (35 cu. ft), one
sheepsfoot rooler, one carry lift
trailer as well as the part time use
of a deep furrow drill and an alfalfa-grass
Droparound to the county agent
or soil conservation office for more
information and assistance through
the Heppner Soil Conservation
At a meeting of 4-H club leaders
held at the county" agent's office
recently plans were made for hold
ing an all-county 4-H club picnic.
While leaders felt that it was get
ting a bit late for a picnic this
year, with harvest so close, yet the
date of Sunday, July 7, was se
lected. All 4-H members, club pa
rents and local leaders are invited
to the picnic which will be held
at Battle Mountain park near
It is hoped that this picnic will
be made an annual event
School Election at
Lexington Brings
Out Sizable Vote
The annual school meeting held
in Lexington Monday afternoon was
well attended. There were sevral
nominations lor the two vacancies
for director. Oris Padberg was
elected to serve three years suc
ceeding W. E. McMillan and Mrs
Iva Way was elected to serve one
year filling out the unexpired term
of Vernon Munkers, resigned. The
budget was passed by a vote of 46
to 5-
Mrs. Douglas Gibson of Hermis
ton visited last Friday at the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C H.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Jones of
Union were week-end guests at the
W. E. McMillan home.
Miss Jo McMillan and Elizabeth
Fdward rtnrnwi Imma Snturdav
from Union where gpent
the past week visiting at the Cecil
Jones home.
E- S. Burnside left Monday for
the Veterans' hospital at Walla
Walla where he will undergo
treatment for - his leg which has
been bothering him for some time
Kenneth and Marcella Jackson
arrived home Thursday night from
the University of Oregon. Ken
returned to Eugene Saturday to
attend summer school. Marcella
has had as her guest one of her
sorority sisters, Miss Elaine Kones
ky. Both girls are leaving Thursday
for Miss Konesky's home in Great
Falls, Mont. Marcella will return
home July 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Orwick took
their daughter, Mrs. Rone Oscar
son and her son, Rone Lee to their
home In lone, Wiish. Sunday. Re
turning they will come by Milton
and bring Mrs. Selma Clark to
Heppner for a visit with the Or
wick families. Mrs. Clark is the
moher of Jesse and Roy Orwie-k.
Mrs. Eliza Barratt of Salem came
up to attend the wedding of her
grandson James Barratt and Miss
Donrtha Wilson Sunday. Mrs. Bar.
ratt was accompanied by her dau
ghter, Mrs. Erwin Reiman and son
Robert and daughter Betty of Cor
vallis and Miss Jean Smith of
Volume 63, Number 13
of Court
All doubt about the location of
the Morrow county hospital was
removed at a recent meeting of
the county court and hospital com
mission when the site south of the
court house property waa chosen.
This has been one of the favored
spots since the matter of building
a hospital startde but the authori
ties wisely refrained from making
a decision until other site were
At a meeting held shortly after
the primary election, when the re
financing measure was approved
the commission delegated tlie court
and one member, Ralph L Thomp
son, with authority to select the
site- While there was a strong lean
ing toward the Gilliam property,
there seemed to be some things in
the way of acquiring it and the
group finally settled on the Hager
The architect has been contacted
to learn if he is still interesed in
drawing up plans for the building
and at present the authorities are
withholding specific announce
ments until the architect's services
are obtained.
The lots made available to the
county through the purchase of the
Hager property (negotiations are
under way), will make a building
site with a frontage of 117 feet on
Court street and a deph of 140
feet In addition to this the court
contemplates vacating McGee street
or part of it, adding to the front
age. There is a tract bordering
Court street which was vacated
some time ago, so that altogether
there will be room for future de
velopment should additions become
Judge Bert Johnson stated that
the building will likely be two
stories and so arranged that addi
tions can .be made without too
maijy changes to building or
grounds. Nothing short of 25 rooms
is contemplated and if this meets
the requirements from year to year
additions will not be made.
Bank Increases
Surplus by $5,000,000
Directors of the First National
Bank voted Monday to transfer $5
million from the undivided profits
and reserve account to the bank's
surplus a: unt, according to E. B.
MaNaughton, president This action
increased the surplus account to
Total capital funds of the First
National, including capital, surplus,
undivided profits and reserves, now
stands in excess of $23,000,000. No
stock has been sold by the bank to
the public since 1910. All gains in
the institution's capital funds since
1910 have come solely from earn
ings. Dividends have been paid
continuously for 75 years.
The capital of the bank, $4,500
000, plus the surplus, now $10,-
500,000 sets the basis for the amount
the bank may loan in any single
transaction, or the amount the bank
may ivest in one single bond issue
at $1,500,000. Through adding $5
million to the surplus account, di
rectors paved the way for a 50 per
cent Increase in the former figure-
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers. left Tues
day for Buffalo, N. Y. to attend the
National Educational association
convention. Mrs. Sarah McNamer
took her to Pendleton to meet the
other delegates with whom she is
driving across the continent
Archdeacon Neville Blunt
Holy Communion 8 tm.
Church School 9:45 a m.
Morning Prayer 11 a m.
Her. Francis McCormack. Pastor
Heppner: First and third Sundays,
mass at 8 am.; Second and fourth
9:30 am.
lone: Mass at 9:30 first and third
Sundays; 8 a.m. second and fourth.
One mass on fifth Sunday at 9
a.m. in Heppner
Holy days of obligation: Mass in
Heppner 7:30; lone at 9:00.
Mass on first Fridays 7:30 in
Confessions Saturday evening 7.30
to 8 and before mass Sundays.
John Merrill, Pastor
Sunday school 10 a.m.
Morning worship It am.
Rev. Shelby Graves Minister
Sunday school 9 45 a. m.
Sun-lay morning service II a. m.
Evening evangelistic 7:45 p. m.
Young people's service Tuesday
7?30 p. m.
Midweek Bible study Thursday
7:45 p. m.
Key. R. L Casllenian, Pastor
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Morning worship 11 a. m,
Children's church 7 JO p. m.
Evening service 8 p. m.
Wednesdays, Christ's Ainbaaa
don I . in,