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Meppner Gazette Times
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, September 5, 1946
Volume 63, Number 24
Stage Set For Biggest Rodeo In History
Schools of County
To Be in Full Swing
Billy Cochell Hired
To Teach All Music
In Local Schools
At a meeting of the school board
Thursday evi ning, William Coch
ell was hired as music teacher in
the Heppner schools and Everett
O. Smith, who was Riven the job
fallowing the risignation of Miss
Rose Hoosier, lias taken the prin
cipalbhip of the grade school. This
'ills tile teaching ranks in the local
Cochell is a band man of many
years standing and should be able
to whip the school band in shape
this year. He also will have charge'
of t'ie vocal music in the school.
County schools at Pine City, Ir
rigon and Lexington opened Tues
day and the remaining schools will
open Monday, Sept. 9, Mrs. Lucy
Rodgtrs, county school superinten
dent, announced today. Staffs are
still incomplete and prospects are
rather poor for securing more
teachers, she added.
Registration will be held in the
Heppner schools Monday, George
Corwin, superintendi nt, staled.
A teacher for eighth grade has
not been secured, but it is hoped
the vacancy will be filled before
school opens, he said.
Teachers for the Heppner schools
follow: George Corwin, superin
tendent; Lionard Pate, high school
principal; Everett Smith, grade
school principal, vocal music and
band; Mrs. Beulah Ogletrce, pri
mary; Mrs- Edna Turner, first
grade; Mrs. Elizalx-th Dix, second
grade; Mrs. Ethel Adams, third
grade; Mrs. Beryl Pate, fourth;
Miss Marguerite Glavey, fifth; Mrs.
Maye Davis, sixth; Mrs. Amabel
McMillan, seventh; Mrs. Marie
Clary, social science and library;
Mrs. H lena Estudillo, commercial;
Mrs. Inez Irwin, English; Miss
Margaret Hughlett, home econom
ics, and Marvin Wightman, agri
culture. The entire main building has
been repainted, all floors have been
relinished, all walls repainted and
a new library made out of the old
cloak room in preparation for the
coming ti rm, Mr. Corwin said- Ja
nitors will be Mrs- Jennie Lewis,
Mrs. Ora Wyland and Lewis Fors
ter. A high school shop course, which
will include woodworking, machine
work and welding, will be taught
for the first time in the Heppner
schools, with Marvin Wightman as
instructor. Plans are being made
to inaugurate a veterans' training
course in agriculture through the
sponsorship of the federal govern
ment, Corwin added.
The city council has agreed to
let the veterans farm program use
the former CCC buildings, now
owned by tile city, it was announ
ced. The buildings include the
garage and stable which will be
used for shed room and 4-H club
A partial list of teachers in the
remaining county schools include
Lexington; William Ludwig, prin
cipal; Mis. William Ludwig, up
per grades; Mrs. Veryl Frederick
son, intermediate grades; Mrs.
M.,, Hunt Inwi r grades, and Mrs.
Irene Nolan, substituting in the
lone: B. C. Forsythe, superin
tendent; Mrs. Beulah Lundoll,
m-nH,- Franklin Ely. grades;
Miss Mary M. Brackett of Rufus,
Enalish: Elmer T.
Shiiier, high school instructor, and
Edward M. Nelson, music.
Boardman: Lewis Johnson, sup
Irrigon; Lcroy Darling, superin-
Con t i lined on last page
Sure Cure For Bad
Jimmy Dickson and
at the Rodeo each afternoon. You'll feel bet
ter after watching their antics.
Nature Digs Spuds
When Storm Hits in
A water spout gushed down
Fanford canyon about 8:30 p. m-
Sunday, ripping out fences and
tearing out parden on the . Cleve ,
Van Schoiack ranch and washing I
out alfalfa on the Luke Bibby
place, reside nts of the area report- j
ed- Potatoes from the Van SchoiHck ;
ranch , which received a major !
portion of the spout, were washed
two miles down the canyon. I
The Rhea creek road aobve Jack i
Glavey's ranch was filled with I
rock and two bulldozers were used
his we k to clear and clean out
the road to keep it open for log-
ing operations. Other ranches in j
the path of the water spout, which j
lasted nearly an hour, received
considerable flood damage.
Highway Party To
Dc Here Monday
The state highway commission,
vh:c h will arrivo in Heppner Mon
day, will inspect the highway be
tween Rugi;s and Hardman and
'nv it i gate the condition of other
local roads, it was announced to
day. 'ihe party will include the three
JtUe commissioners, two engineers,
ne bridge expert and staff report
. rs. Monday night the feroup will
meet at the Lucas Place with re
presentatives from the city, conuty
and chamber of commerce.
FOUR VETS DISCHARGED
Morrow county veUrans dis
charged from the armed services
this week include John Ledbetter,
William C. Ulrich, Gerald C. Mc
Coy and Thomas F. Summer.
Starts Season's Wok
The American Legion auxiliary
will hold its first fall business
meeting at the home of the new
president, Mrs. Dick Wi lls, Tues
day SeDt. 10. at 8 D. m. Mrs- Wells
announced that the Heppner aux
iliary won first prize in the de
partment for the national defense
window display this year. It was
presented to Mrs- Wells at the
state convention held recently in
Portland, Mrs. Kenneth Blake was
national delense chairman.
Committee chairmen of the Hep
pner unit for the year include
Shirley Blake, Americanism; Ruth
Tambjyn child welfare; Hannah
Jones, community service and mu
sic; Helen Colin, legislative; May
Gilliam, Girls' State; Etta Parker,
hosnital and rehabilitation; Adi le
Hayes, junior activities; Lucy Rod-
gers, national defense and pan
America; Venice Stiles, national
news and membership; Wilma Un
rein, poppy and poppy poster; Syl-
va Wells, publicity; Alta Brown,
chaplain; Millie Evans, sergeant at
arms, and Etta Parker, Hannah
Jones and Ruth Tamblyn, execu
Boardman Man Dies
Of Crash Injuries
Ferdinand De Sota Emberger, 84,
of Boardman died Wednesday
morning at St. Anthony's hospital
in Pendleton from injuries received
whn struck bv a car Monday at
Boardman, Emberger was riding
a bicycle on highway 30 when he
was struck by a car driven by
Ronald L. Hilton of Portland.
An inquest will be held at the
Morrow county court house Friday
morning and charges will be made
following the hearing. Hilton is
being held on a traffic charge.
Emberger is survived by two
brothers in Kentucky and a sister
in Los Angeles.
HAVE BABY DAUGHTER
Mr. and Mrs. Tutc E. Peterson
are the parents of an eight and
one-half pound daughter born
Sept. 3 at the Corda Saling home.
Mr. and Mrs. James Valentine
attended the county fair at Walla
Walla over the week-end.
Case of Blues . . . .
"Baby Doll" see them
Queen Darlene and
Council Asks Survey
City's Wafer Needs
A survey of the town's water re
quirements may be made within
the next 30 days by L. R. Stock
man, civil engineer of Baker, May
or J. O. Turner said today. Mem
bers of the city council passed a
resolution to have the survey made
at a business meeting of at the city
hall Tuesday night. Stockman will
also advise on the location and
size of the new reservoir.
About 110 feet of casing is now
at the proposed site of the new
well, located one and one-half
miles from the court house up
Willow creek, and drilling will be
started by A. M. Edwards of Lex
ington after he completes the new
well at Echo, Mayor Turner re
ported. The council passed a resolution
to close McGee street, located be
tween Gilmore and Court streets
south of the court house. The
street will be closed to make more
room available for the proposed
new general hospital.
The severe electric storm of Sun
day night bought fire season to
a climax with about 11 fires on
the district and one on the state.
These were mostly in the central
part of the district but ranging'
from Tamarack to Rhea creek.
The fires were all small, however
everyone was busy running them
down n Monday and Tuesday of
his week. Most of the fires were in
snags, the ground being sufficient
ly wet to, (prevent any spread.
Three fourths of an inch of rain
fell at Matteson butte during the
first part of the week.
The personnel on this district is
beginning to become less as school
time nears and fire season draws
to an end. Mr. Tate has left Tam
arack lookout where he has been
located this summer. Roland Far-
rens will go to Tamarack if wea
ther makes it necessary. Lauren
Corwin and Bob Scott have left
Bleakman's crew and returned to
Heppner and Portland respectively.
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, carpenter
aqd cook on Arbuckle tower, have
returned to Pendleton.
The Arbuckle tower is just in
its iirst stages of construction, the
foundation being nearly completed.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bleakman
have left Bull Prairie and probably
will be located at the Arbuckle
tower the next few weeks.
Ken Keeling and Bert Mason Jr.
are still cruising out of Happy Jack
camp when interruptions from
fires do not prevent.
Arbuckle lookout and Matteson
are still manned. Howe ver, it is
doubtful how long they will be if
die wet weather continues.
Mr. and Mi's. Ed Wilson of
Dayville were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Quackenhush Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Grady
tnd daughter spent the Labor
Day holidays in Hermiston with
.lis parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Akers
ire moving to Portland this
week. They have sold their rest
Jence property on west Balti
more street to Ralph Davis who
,s moving his family in from the
Mrs. Kenneth Peek and young
son are scheduled to return to the
farm home near Lexington today
from The Dalles where the bahy
was born Aug. 26. The child
tipped the beam at six and one
half pounds and is a dandy, ac
cording to the proud young papa.
Lady May Cut a Few Capers at Rodeo
.UIU.M.I)HI1 u Ijjiti.i
Small Boys Admit
Series of Lootings
Four local boys, ranging in age
from 9 to 11, admitted breaking
into downtown business houses
and stealing goods, at a hearing
before Judge Bert Johnson, Dis
trict Attorney P. W. Mahoney and
Sherilf C. J. D. Bauman at the
court house Tuesday morning.
Parents of the boys discovered
the stolen property, which included
14 cartons of cigarettes and cigars
taken from the Central Market,
and three sets of bows and arrows
taken from the Rosewall Motor
company, and reported the theft
to the sheriff. The juveniles were
odered to be off the streets by nine
o'clock each night, return the stol
en goods and report to the author
ities at regular intervals.
KILLED NEAR BOARDMAN
Willis Dean Peters of Dayville
was instantly- killed Sunday night,
Aug. 30, when his motorcycle
crashed into a rock on highway 30
near Boardman. Officers believe he
was blinded by lights of approach
ing cars. Dr. A. D. McMurdo, Mor
row county coroner, and P. W.
Mahoney, district attorney, went to
the scene of the accident.
The body was sent to Spokane
ATTENDING FRAT MEETING
Dan Dinges left Portland by
plane Wednesday for Chicago to
attend a national convention of
Theta Chi fraternity at Edgewatcr
Beach hotel Sept. 6, 7 and 8. He
is a delegate from the chapter at
the University of Oregon. Kenneth
Jackson accompanied Dan to Port
To Attend Rodeo
State candidates on the demo
cratic ticket who will attend the
Heppner Rodeo Saturday and Sun
day include Carl Donaugh of Port
land, candidate for governor; La
mar Townsend of Klamath Falls,
candidate for congress in the sec
ond district; Dave Epps of Mill
City, running for secretary of state.
anH RalDh People of Salem, can
didate on the labor commission.
Epps, a returned war veteran,
is campaigning over the state in a
jeep. The group will be guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Aiken and
may address a democratic meeting
I.eo Gorger has leased his
wheat ranch north of Lexington
to Harry Jr. and John Proudfoot
recent arrivals from Sherman
county. The Gorgcrs are prepar
ing to move to Pendleton where
they have purchased a home.
Mr. and Mrs. John Proudfoot
will live on the ranch and the
Harry Proudfoots will live in
Walla Walla during the school
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Bisbee and
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Lucas enjoyed
a trip to Spokane and the Coulee
dam as a Labor day holiday trip,
making the drive in the Bisbee
car. They returned via Yakima
and Pasco and drove until i a.
M. Tuesday to get back Jiome
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Ferguson
and Marylou and Miss Dora El
dridge of Walla Walla returned
Monday from a 12-day vacation
on the coast. The party stopped
in Portland and Brownsville and
Long Beach, Wash, where Mr.
and Mrs. Lenoard Sehwarz and
Len Ray joined them.
Week-end guests of Mr. anfl
Mrs. Frank Engkraf were their
cousins, Mr. and Mrs. George
Mathews of Puyallup, Wash., her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Fouts
of Fossil and Mr. Engkraf's no
phew, Sgt. Eddie Engkraf of Ft.
W. G. Palmateer
Dies at Estacada
Relatives in lone and Morgan
received word Wednesday morning
of the death of W. G. (Wid) Pal
mateer, who passed away during
the night at the home of his uncle,
L. J. Palmateer, at Estacada. Evi
dently death came peacefully as
other members of the household
were not disturbed and were un
aware that anything was wrong
until there was no response to a
call for breakfast. "Wid," as he
was familiarly known in the coun
ty, went to Estacada Saturday for
a visit and rest after putting in a
strenuous harvest season.
He was born May 10, 1885, near
Ejtacada and had spent most o f
his .life in Morrow county. He had
a good wheat ranch in the Morgan
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs
Cleta Jones of Baker, and two sis
ters, Mrs. H. O. Ely of Morgan and
Mrs. Earl Morgan of Portland.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday in Estacada.
CARD GAMES BANNED
All card games were closed in
Morrow county Tuesday following
Bauman. All punch boards were
an order issued by Sheriff C. J. D-
taken out of the county last week
following an order from the state
attorney general. All operators
have complied with the order,
Sheriff Bauman reported.
LEAVES FOR PHILADELPHIA
Mrs. O. G. Crawford left Tues
day morning for Pendleton where
she boarded the Union Pacific's
Portland Rose for eastern points.
The trip is being made primarily
to attend the triennial convention
of the Episcopal church which will
convene Sept. 9 at Philadelphia
and extend through Sept. 21. Mrs.
Crawford is president of the Wo
man's Auxiliary of the Eastern
Oregon diocese and goes as repre
sentative of the district. Enroute
to tlie Quaker City she planned to
spend two days in New York, and
following the convention will go 10
Wachinirtnn IY C. to visit Mr. and
Mrs. J. G. Crawford and Mrs. Ruth
Dunham Gillmore.. The return trip
uili K via R & O. to St, Louis
and from there home by Union
Mrs. Crawford was joined at
Dr,rlloinn W Miss Hazel Morrison
of Klamath Falls who will be her
traveling companion through to
Philadelphia. Most of the eastern
Oregon delegation will be the
guests of Bishop and Mrs. W. P.
Remington throughout tlie conven
tion. FORSTER FAMILY
To our friends in Heppner:
We wish to take this opportun
ity of thanking our many friends
in Heppner for the kindness
shown while living in, and when
leaving your community- The
splendid way the friends of the
Church of Christ and the Epis
copal church came to our fare
well service will be cherished
among our happy memories of
Rev. and Mrs. Forster and
Mrs. Joe Hughes joined her
mother, Mrs. Olive D. Bassett,
and sister, Mrs. A. E. Williams,
in Portland Saturday and the
group went to Salem where they
visited at the home of her bro
ther, R. H. Bassett, and attended
the state fair over the week-end.
Tom Hughes, Gene Orwick
and Billy Haly spent the first
part of the week in Portland and
in Salem where they attended
the state fair.
Everything Ready For
Opening 1946 Show With
Entertainment For All
Mrs. Gordon Grady spent Tues
day in Pendleton on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil M. Lutkins
and his sister and husband. Mr.
and Mrs. Max Jcssup from Mich
igan, spent two weeks seeing Yel
lowstone park and from Yellow
stone they went to Cody to visit
their broher Charles Lutkins who
they hadn't seen for 30 years. All
report a grand visit and sightsee
ing trip. Mr. and Mrs. Jessup left
Saturday morning for Michigan.
Jim Barratt cut his knee with an
axe while splitting wood on the
Butter creek ranch Tuesday. The
knee is healing satisfactorily.
Glen Irby and Robert Davidson
of lone were Heppner business vis
Mr. and Mrs. William Cochell
and two dauehters arrived here
Tuesday from Jacksonville, Fla..
following his discharge from the
service. They plan to make their1
home here and at present are at
the home of his mother. Mrs. Tom
Arthur W. Bergstrom returned
Sunday from a trin through the
southern states to New York and
back hrough Yellowstone park. He
flew east and drove a new car
back from New York. Mr. B?re
strom left Tuesday for Portland
where he will work for the R. M.
Janin Lumber company.
Mrs. Thomas E. Grubbs of Alsea
is here visiting her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Dick Lawrence took her
daughters, Anne and. Patricia, to
Pendleton Tuesday where they will
enter St. Joseph's academy.
Ur. and Mrs. Henry Happold
have moved into the Phil Mahoney
nlace recently vacated by Mr. and
Mrs. Willard Blake.
Orville Cutsforth and son Gene,
and Mr. and Mrs Jack Forsythe
flew last week to Boonville, M&
where Gene remained to enter
Kemper Military academy. Re
turning, the group picked up Mr
Forsythc's father, B. C Forsythe.
at Sheridan, Wyo.
Mr. and Mrs- Frank Davis at
tended a reunion of Mr. Davis's
former high school friends in Mil-ton-Freewater
over the week-end.
Thirteen, of an original group of
15 members of the Young Peeiple's
Group of the Federated church of
Milton-Freewater who planned the
reunion 12 years ago, were able to
Heppner people enjoying the La
bor day week-end at Lehman
Springs were Mr. and Mrs. John
Siiager, Mr. and Mrs. Conley Lan
liam, Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Pinckncy,
Bub Pinckney, Mr. and Mrs. Or
ville Smith, Miss Colleen Miller
and Mr. and Mrs. Blaine E. Isonv
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Gonty took
their son Raymond to. Pendleton
Sunday where he will attend the
St. Joseph's academy the coming
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rieha.-ds and
Emmett Kenny of Por'nnd and
Hermiston plan to visit their par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kenny,
over the rodeo week-end.
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at Rodeo Park
Mrs. Mae Mikesell returned to
Heppner this week following' a
month's visit with her daughter in
Rodeo week-end guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Davis will be Mr.
and Mrs. Dick Yantis, John Yan
tis and J. T. Monahan of Free
water, Dr. Richard Reath of the
University of Idaho faculty at
Moscow, Ida-, Miss Betty Jane Of
ficer of Izee and Miss Betty Welch,
queen of the Grant county fair.
Marine Pfc Sidney. Van Schoiack
has received his service discharge
and arrived Tuesday at the home
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cleve
Van Schoiack. He returned to the
States in August following over a
year's service in the South Pacific
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Becket and
son Paul of Moro visited relatives
in Heppner over the week-end.
Mrs. J. G. Thomson and daugh
ters, Meredith and Bernice, re
turned last week from a short va
cation in Portland. They also vis
ited her sister, Mrs. Dale Fuller, in
Vancouver and Mr. and Mrs. Vaw
ter Parker in Hood River.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wright are
t-e parents of a nine and one
ejuarter pound son born Sunday,
ept. 1, at the Riverside Matern
ity' hospital in Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Rugg and
their daughter, Mrs. Marcus Blum
and two daughters of Hermiston,
returned Thursday from a huckle
berrv Dickine trip to Mt. Adams
The party returned with 20 gallons
of berries and reported the pick
Mrs. Lennie Louden has sold her
ranch at Condon and moved this
week to Heppner where she will
make her home with her sister,
Mrs. Saphrona Thompson.
Mrs. Jack Grimes of Portland
will spend the rodeo week-end
with her daughter. Mrs. Allen
Mrs. Necha Miller began work
as a beautv operator at Alice's
Beautv ShoD this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Terjeson of
Pendleton will be Rodeo guests of
Wr. and Mrs. Jack Loyd.
House guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Jack MiUer are Charles and Tom
my Robinson of Portland.
Rita Dale and Punky Johnson
and Joan Clark have been in
Boise the cast three weeks vis
iting their aunt and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. Gerald Booher, and
their grandfather, Wright Saling
Mrs. Marie Johnson and Mrs.
Frank Engkraf left for Boise to
day to bring them back to Mepp
ner. R. R. Van Horn has sold his
lot) acre ranch, located four
miles north of Heppner, to Wil
Miss Katherine Monahan,
county home demonstration ag
cut, is spending the week at the
state fair in Salem. She is ac
companied by June VanVVinkle
and Vesta Cutsforth of Lexing
ton who will give demonstra
tion on washing a wool sweater.
A cavalcade of floats, beautiful
western riding horses, bands and
children with their pets will be
featured in the Heppner rodeo pa
rade scheduled to start gt 10 a- m.
Saturday at the corner of Main
and Baltimore, Harlan McCurdy,
parade chairman, said today.
Harry Dinges, secretary of the Ro
deo association, will head the pa
rade with the flag, followed by
Queen Darlene and her princesses,
Gwen Coleman, Jean Hanna, Betty
Smethurst and Betty Lovgren.
he youth section will meet at
the county sheds at 9:30 a. m. to
be placed for the parade," McCur
dy an nounced. "The floats will
line up on Jones street and come
to Main street on Church. The
mounted part of the parade will
gather on Gale street below Bal
timore. The parade will move up
Main to August street, rum east
to Chase, continue on Chase to
May, return west to Main and
march back to the original start
ing point at Main and Baltimore.
The children will return to the
county sheds. The announcers'
stand will be located in front of
the hotel, according to present
plans," McCurdy concluded.
The Rodeo will start at 1:30 p.
m. on Friday, Saturday and Sun
day and will be preceded by a
street parade at 1 p. m. each day
with Queen Darlene and her court,
the band and pennant bearers
leading the march from downtown
to the rodeo grounds.
Two carnivals, Dodge's Greater
Shows of San Francisco, located
across from the creamery, and the
Midway show from Washington,
located on Center street between
Gale and Main, went into operation
Thursday afternoon and will con
tinue through Sunday.
Sixteen race horses from various
parts of. the country are already at
the grounds and include three of
the Alec Saluskin string from
Toppenish, six horses from Frank
Swaggart's ranch and -a relay
string from the Floyd Murphy
ranch at Visalia, Calif.
Outstanding rodeo stars per
forming at the Heppner show will
include Mitch Owen, Visalia, noted
one-armed bronc and bull rider;
Numa McCoin, Baker, bronc and
bull rider, and Jimmy Dickson,
El Paso, Texas, famous clown who
will ride his trained mule, "Baby
Doll. Howard Lindsey, nine year
old performer from Elgin, will give
exhibitions on "his trained hdrse,
"Peanuts." Clyde Nutting, Hepp
ner, will be rodeo announcer. Tim
ers have not been chosen and the
cowboys will select their own
judges, rodeo officials said
Stores will close from 1 to 5 p.
m. Friday and Saturday during the
rodeo shows. Dances will be held
Friday and Saturday nights at the
pavilion, with music by Farrows'
orchestra from Long Creek.
Mounted riders who ride in the
arena entry at the grounds must
have ad mission tickets before they
enter, officials pointed out.
Queen Darlene and her princes
ses were honored with presenta
tions of bouquets of carnations
from the Rodeo association at the
Queen's dance last Saturday night
at the pavilion and Queen Dar
lene was presented a bronze horse
from Cal's Tavern. The royal court
presented Mrs. Lee Beckner and
Mrs. Clyde Nutting with leather
belts with silver mounted buckles
made by Loyd Bros. Saddle shop.
Prizes for the best dressed cowgirl
and cowboy were won by Miss
Jeanne Witt and Jimmy Lovgren.
At the close of the roJeo show
Sunday afternoon, a sterling silver
trophy will be presented to t'H
best all-around cowboy fur the
ConUnuM on Put reer
Sheriff and Mrs. C. J. D.
Bauman spent the Labor day
week-end at Crater Lake and at
the state fair in Salem.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers and Mrs.
Sara McNamer spent the week
end with their aunt, Mrs. Nettie
Kenton, at Prescott, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Thomp
son and children and Mrs. Sa
phrona Thompson returned Tues
day from a wo weeks vacation
to Yellowston park, Salt Lake
City, Reno, and Sacramento.
They returned through Klamath
Falls and Bend.
In observance of the birthdays
of Mrs. Adolph Hoyden of Stan
field and Miss Louise Cloustun
of Pendleton, Mr. and Mr. Loy
al Parker entertained with a
family picnic dinner at their
home Sunday. Those present in
cluded Mr and Mrs. Hoyden and
children, Stanfield, Mr. and Mrv
John Clouston and daughter of
Pendleton, Harlan Dcvin of Con
don and Mrs. S. P. Dcvin.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bennett of
Spokane will arrive Friday to
visit her mother, Mri. Anna Q.
Thomson, over the week-end.