OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY PUBLIC AUDITOR I mm PORTLAND, ORE r Gazette Times Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, September 19, 1946 Volume 63, Number 26 EPPNE September Rains Above Average of Local Recordings 10-year Average For Month Bested By .70 of an Inch A total of 1.52 inches of rainfall is recorded in Heppner to date this month, which is already 26 inches more rainfall than the en tire month of September last year, reports kept by Len Gilliam, coun ty observer and operator o the of ficial weather bureau for Heppner, showed today. Ten year averages for September between the 30 year period of 1910 to 1D40 showed the average rainfall for that month to be .80, records indicated. One o the highest Sep tember rainfalls for September re corded was 2 21 inches of rain in 1SM0. The average rainfall so far this year is 9'J0. The annual rainfall last year was 15.64 inches, which was above average, Gilliam said. The heaviest monthly rainfall this year was in May with 2.35 inches and one of the heaviest monthly rainfalls recorded was in May of last year with 2.74. While" Gilliam refused to predict the weather for the coming month, only .51 inches of rain fell in Oc tober 1945 and .78 inches in October 1944. The average rainfall in Heppner for the past 36 years is 12.74 inch es. Rainlall during the past five or six years has been considerably heavier than the 10 or 15 year pe riod previous, according to the weather reports. Rainfall reports have been kept by the Gilliams for nearly 40 years. The late Frank Gilliam kept the records for nearly 25 years , and Len Gilliam took over the re cording in 1933 following his fa ther's death. Mrs. J. 0. Rasmus Opens Dress Shop Mrs. J. O. Rasmus opened her new ready-to-wear shop, "Norah's Shop," in the corner of the Case apartment building on Main street today. Completc-ly modern, the in terior of the shop is finished in off-white woodwork and floral walls and screens. The modern counter is stained pine. Mrs. Rasmus will carry women's, girls' and children's clothing and expects to expand her stock as supplies become available. Sales at Heppner To Be Resumed Due to Uie very successful auc tion sale held at tlie S. J. Devine ranch Tuesday, Bob Runnion, auc tioneer, will reopen the sales yard in North Heppner and resume all day public auction sales about the middle of October, he announced today. "Persons wishing to sell live stock, household goods, farm equipment and other items should list them with me immediately in order to get out sale advertising at the earliest possible date," Run nion said. Veterans Bolster High School Squad A squad of 40, including 11 Ut termen, is turning out for the Heppner high school football team, Leonard Pate, coach, announced today. The Mustangs 'play their first game with Arlington on the local field on Friday, Sept. 27. Returning lettermen are Lauren Corwin, Glen Coxen, Duane Gin try, Clarence Greenup, Bill Lynch, Tom Hughes, Bob Mollahan, Bus ter Padberg, Bud Peck and Randy Peterson. LUCAS KILGORE Va . Lucas Kilfiore, 64, died Satur day Sept. 14, of pernicious ane mia while being driven to Pendle ton in the ambulance by George Gertson. ;vilgore, who had lived here o, ..tuily two years and own ed a . . iiere, was born in Decatur. Ga. ... is survived by a sister in that city. Funeral services were held Wed nesday morning at the Phelps Fu neral Home chapel with Joe Jew ett, pastor of the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial was in the Ma sonic cemetery. Mr. and Mi's. Edwin Glaesmcr who have been visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Wultcr Becket, returned Thursday to their home In Red Bluff, Calif., where they operate the Red Bluff hotel. Mrs Agnes Curran accompanied them to Portland. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Mahoncy left Sunday for a two weeks vaca tion in California. They will vis!t his sisters, Miss Vera Mahoncy and Mrs. Patricia Espy, in Los Angeles. Cattle Breeders To Hold Purebred Sale At Moro Sept. 28 Purebred cattle breeders of the mid-Columbia area have banded together to Inaugurate a series of cattle sales of which the first will be held Sept. 28 at the fair grounds at Moro during the county fair (here. Stockmen of this district have been buying purebred cattle for years and are rapidly assuming the same leadership in that field that they once held in production of draft horsrs. The cattle in this sale are from proven sires and have been care fully prepared for this sale. H. B. Sager of Bozeman, Mont., will cry the sale and C. W. Hickman of the University of Idaho will place the winners the morning of the sale. All cattle offered have been tested and will go into the ring in perfect condition. Weeks News From lone and Vicinity By Mrs. Echo Pulmatcer . The study meeting of the Topic club was held at the home of Mrs. Bert Mason Saturday afternoon, Sept. 14, with 13 members and two guests present. The book, "Wilder ness Adventure," was reviewed by Mrs. Mason, ice cream and cookies wire served by the hostesses, Mrs. Mary Swanson. Mrs. John Ran sier and Mrs. Mason. Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Casselman are moving into the W. G. Palma te . r house. Mrs. Bernice Harris and children returned home Wednesday of last week from a visit of several weeks in California. She stopped at Cul ver on her way home and visited Mrs. Delia Nance and children and Mr. and Mrs. William Burke and lamily. Mrs. Nance and Mr. Burke are both teaching at Culver and were former teachers here. The Maranatha society met at te home of Mrs. Walter Corley Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 11. Cake and ice cream were served by Mrs. Corley. There were seven members and two guests presnet. The Misses'Shirley Smouse and Mildred Carlson left Friday for Eu gene whire they will attend the University of Oregon. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yarnell and son Alton left Saturday for Seattle Alton will attend the University of Washington this fall. Mrs. Margaret Turner is a patient at the' Good Samaritan hospital in Portland. Rev. Alfred Shirley of The Dalles has moved into the parsonage- Mrs. Shirley will .stay at The Dalles a couple of weeks and then join her husband here. Mr- and Mrs. .Matthew Ball have moved into the Elmer Ball house and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Bergstrom will move into the house vacated by the Balls. Darrell McCoy, Jack Farris and Gordon White (lew to Portland one day last weik. Tom White and Jack Farris went to Idaho on a lishing trip. Mrs. John Garvey of Vermont is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergevin. Mrs. Gordon White and children spent Friday of last week visiting in Arlington. Mrs. Imogcne Mooncy is visiting in Walla Walla. Mrs. Steena Schlevoight under went a major operation at the Mid- Columbia hospital in The Dalits Monday. Her sisters, Mrs, Clara Munzer ol Santa Anna, Calif., and Mrs- Helen Kyle ot Preston, Minn. I and her niece Mis. Myrtle Barnes of Minneapolis were with her. Mrs. Clarence Roberts and Mrs. Dooley of Chihalis,' Wash, were guests at the Waller Roberts home Sunday. The Roberts men are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Ckll Rea took their son Gerald to Tlie Dalles hospital Sunday to have his arm operated on. Mr. and Mrs. Herschel Town- send are the parents of a girl, Sue Carrol, born at The Dalles oept. 15. She weighed 9'j pounds. Mrs. Townsend's mother, Mrs. Bleak man, is caring for the other chil dren. . t . v Mn. Ray Himbingner returned home Sunday with her baby son, Tom Robert Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buschke and son Louis' will lrave Tuesday for Portland and Albany where they will visit relatives. Miss Jean Gaarsland is employed in, the office of the Heppner Lum be companv fit Heppner. The lone high school will have its first foolball game here Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, with Echo hicli school. ,' Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cascbeer arp the parents of a boy. Miss Elaine Aldrich, daughter of Mr. and Mis. Ed Aldrich, was mar ried to Melvin Lindquist Sept. 15 at Elk River. Minn. Miss Gladys Brashenrs of Los Angelis is visiting her mother, Mrs. Dale Rav. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bushnell ol Coquille were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Matthews over the week-end. Mrs. Busnell is I sister of Mr. Matthews. .Mrs. Walter Bethuse of Scnllli and Mrs. Sadie Olson of Spokane were, visitors at fhe home of their brother H. O. Ely last week. Mr. and Mrs Fred Elv and Mrs. Will iam Matthews left Monday for Cnns Bav where they will visit another brother. Charles Ely. Miss Mary Jean Bristow, Ernest MoCube. Rodney Crawford Jr. and Gene Rletmnnn spent Sunday at Baker at the Mis, Sue Collins home, Plans Made For Teacher Reception Arrangements for the teachers' reception, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8 P. m. in the parlors of the Church of Christ, were made at an executive committee meeting of the Parent-Teacher as sociation at the home of Mrs. Tress McClintock, president, Thurs day night. Mrs. L. D. Tibbies, chairman of the committees planning the re ception, invited everyone to be present to greet the teachers of the Heppner school system. Other reception committees are Mrs. Tom Wells and Mrs. Venice Stiles, en tertainment, and Mrs. Gus Nikan der and Mrs. Ed Bennett, refresh ments. Mrs. McClintock will give the welcoming address and George Corwin the response. Jack O'Con nor will be master of ceremonies. Music will include vocal solos by Mrs. C. C. Dunham and violin so los by Mrs. Tom Wilson, with accompaniments by Mrs. J. O. Turner. Other actions taken at the exec utive , committee meeting included the appointment of Mrs. Oscar Rippee as vice president to fill the vacancy created by the resigna tion of Mrs. Orville Smith, and Mrs. Blaine Isom as secretary to fill the vacancy created when Mrs. Jack Couture moved from Hepp ner. Mrs. Merle Miller, chairman of the program committee announced an interesting schedule of speak ers and entertainment for the year and other committee members gave reports on their activities. New Books Ordered For Pubic Library New books ordered by the book' committee of the Heppner Public library at a meeting Tuesday af ternoon at the home o Mrs. Blaine E. Isom are: Adult fiction "We Happy Few," by Howe; "Color Blind," Halsey, and "Chloe Marr," Milne. Other books include 26 adult non-fiction reference books, cov ering a variety of topics, such as mechanics, furniture, plastics, drawing, plays, modern history, bookkeeping, clothing and similar subjects. Children's books ordered include three non-fiction books on the so lar system, insects and how to make things and nine juvenile story books of horses, dogs, the sea and related material. Committee members at the meet ing were Mrs. Harold Becket, Mrs. Conley Lanham, Mrs. Harry Van Horn, Mrs. Orville Smith and Mrs. Isom. Mrs. J. G. Cowins In Car Accident Mrs. J. G. Cowins suffered shock and lacerations when she fell asleep at the wheel of her car and it overturned in the ditch a mile east of Pilot Rock on Highway 395 Tuesday evening. Mrs. Cowins was thrown from the car and a passing motorist took her to Pendleton where she received medical treat ment. The car was severely dam aged. Mrs. Cowins was enroute to Hot Lake to bring her husband back to Heppner when the accident oc curred. A daughter, Mrs. Ruth McNeill of Pendleton, brought her parents back to Heppner Wednes day. Irrigon News Notes By Mrs. J. A. Shoun O G. Crawford of the Gazette Tinics was an Irrigon visitor Sun day. Paula Haberlein lett Saturday for Portland to enter Marylhurst college. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hab erlein took her to Portland. Mrs. Lavern Wcstcott left for Porland and Salem to visit rela tives and friends. Her husband, S Sgt Ralph Westcott, has gone over seas and she is staying home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Duus. Mr. and Mrs. George Fathwell and three children of Portland are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sparks. The Leroy Mathenas are install ing cold lockers in the Haberlein garage which they now own. Sam Umiker of Castle Rock ar rived home Friday to visit his fa mily. Kathleen has been quite ill but is improving. Andrew Shoun of Walla Walla is spending some of his vacation with his parents, the J. A. Souns. B. P. Rand fell off a stepladder Thursday breaking a bone in his ankle. He has the fractured limb in in a cast and is using crutches. Jesse Ford, uncle of Mrs. Har vey Warner, has been visiting the Warner family, leaving for Forest Grove, his home. The Irrigon band went to Pen dleton Friday to play in the West ward Ho parade. School was dis missed so most of the parents also went to the Round-Up. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Isom are tlie proud parents of a son born Sun dav in the Pendleton hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dodge left Wednesday for Wisconsin to visit relatives and friends. The fire protection members met and voted to build a shelter for the fire truck. It is in the Sparks lot at present. Mrs. Charles McFall left Fridny for Portland for medical treatment. Her sister, Mis. J. E. McCoy, just got home from Portland where she has been receiving treatment, News Briefs Plato H. Cosner of Irrigon was a business visitor In Heppner Tuesday. Mrs. Michael Healy of Boardman is visiting at the home of her bro ther, Joe Hughes, and family for two weeks. Sheriff and Mrs. C. J. D. Bau man drove Jackson Holt to Eugene the first of the week where he will attend the University of Oregon the coming year. Adell and Lewis Forster and Joan Corwin are spending the Week-end in Tillamook with the Forster chil dren's parents, Rev. and Mrs. Fletcher Forster. Frank Turner was a business vis itor in Portland the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Merle Burkenbine and Mrs. Mabel Burkenbine were business visitors in Pendleton Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. James Barratt Jr. left this week for western Oregon where Jim will attend Oregon State college at Corvallis and Mrs. Barratt will continue ' her nurse's training at Multnomah County hospital in Portland. Miss Cecelia Healy, who has been spending a two weeks' vaca tion in Heppner with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Healy, returned to Portland Sunday. Jim Malchow of Pendleton spent Wednesday at the home of his dau ghter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Conley Lanham. Mrs. Nana Goldstein who has been visiting at the home of her cousin. Bill Bucknum, for the past two weeks, returned to her home in Portland Tuesday. I Clarence Little of Spokane was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Blaine E. Isom Tuesday. Dinnner guests of Mrs. Lucy Rodgers and Mrs. Sara McNamer Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Parrish, Miss Margaret Gillis and Mrs. Emma Evans. Mrs. Jennie Elder returned to her home in Bremerton, Wash, this week after visiting here with her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Wilson, since rodeo. Don Bennett, who is employed as a telegraph operator at Arling ton, left Thusrday for Pbrtland to attend a special telegraphic school. Among the Heppner people at tending the Round-Up and parade in Pendleton last week were Will and David Hynd, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Les ter Wyman, Dr. and Mrs. L. D Tibbies, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Loyd, Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Dougherty and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grabill. Mr. and Mrs. Omer McCaleb left this week for Corvallis where he will attend Oregon State college. Miss Louise Green will return to the Eastern Oregon College of Ed ucation at La Grande. Robert Runnion left this week for Eugene to attend the Univers ity of Oregon. Guests of Mr. and Mrs- Orville Smith over the wek-end were Mr. Smith over the week-end were Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Donnelly and son. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Cutsforth and Ted Smith, manager of the Morrow County Grain Growers, flew to Portland and back on busi ness Monday in Cutsforth's new plane. ' Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baker and daughter Helen Faye left Monday by car on a vacation trip to New York, Pennsylvania and other east ern states. Among Heppner people in Port' ELKS HELP ARMY RECRUITING f"-to 1 jwiyw nivaisawwa5s;TOtt wm&iiwitmmiimt T&KP&twrl Newly elected Grand Exalted Ruler Charles E. Broughton, of the BPO Elks (left) warmly endoriei the program adapted toy the 800.000 membera of our 1450 Elks lodges to aid the U. 8. Army In Its new recruiting drive, aa reported to him by Judge James T. Halllnan, (right), chairman of the order's National Veteran Service Commie. slon, Said Mr. Broughton, publisher of the Sheboygan, Wit., Press, "We mutt have a substantial, well trained and well equipped army during these critical tlmee and the Elkt art pledged to eecure ant recruit per month for each 100 members. " Around Town land on business Monday were Jim Valentine, Emile Groshens and Charles Jones Mr. and Mrs. Loy Turner of Long Beach, Calif, left Monday to visit friends in Baker after visiting relatives in Heppner. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner entertained with a family dinner for the visit ors. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. James Valentine and daugh ters, Frank Turner, Mrs. Edna Turner and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grief of Uniontown, Wash. The Turner men are brothers. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Runnion of Wyoming have been visiting at the home of his brother, .Bob Run nion, the past week. They left Tuesday for Yakima. Miss Mary Paget of Nelson, B. C. is visiting with her sister, Mrs. Ne ville Blunt, for a month. Mrs. Frank Turner is in a Pen dleton hospital for observation- Tress McDintock spent last week in Portland on business and re ported a scarcity of materials there.. Speaking for Henry Baker, pres ident of the local REA who was out of town, Orville Cutsforth op posed the proposed merger of tne Pacific Power and Light and the Northwest Electric before a hear ing in federal court in Portland Tuesday. Charles Baker of Walla Walla, representing a power coop erative from that area, led the op position to the merger. Mr. and Mrs. John Kenny were in Portland last week visiting their daughter, Mrs. Bill Ricards, and son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Kenny. Mrs. Dick Wells left Wednesday for Portland to attend a state ex ecutive committee meeting and conference of presidents and sec retaries of the American Legion auxiliary. John Skuzeski, who has been working in the harvest here this summer, left Wednesday for Car son, Wash, to visit his parents be fore entering Oregon State college at Corvallis this fall. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Kenny in Pendleton during the Round-Up were Rosetta, Tom, Jack and Billy Healy, and James and Patricia Kenny. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wells and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. H Shannon, enjoyed a vacation on the coast and in central Oregon the past week. William Cochell, music teacher in the Heppner schools, was in Portland last week on business in connection with the school band. Mrs. Nola Hope, sister of Mrs. Harley Anderson and Howard and Everett Keithley, underwent a ma jor operation in a Portland hospital Wednesday. Mrs. Harold Kirkham of Cottage Grove is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Nate McBride this week. John Parker of Pendleton, for mer HeDDner resident, was here first of the week transacting busi ness in connection with the Hepp ner Lumber company. Guess of Mr. and Mrs. Glen McLachlan over the week-end were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Payne, her brothers, Benny Payne and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Payne of Grass Valliy and her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs Frank Emerson of The Dalles. Mr. and Mrs. Walt Barger and children will leave this week for their new home in Tacoma. Faris Prock is moving their household goods. Albert A. Scouten of the local REA office left for Portland Wed nesday . on business. Dan Cupid Bests Green Eyed One in Six-Year Contest In the past six years, marriages in Morrow county have totaled 107 compared with 58 divorces during the same period, records at the court house reveal. This year leads for the number of marriage licenses issued, with a total of 31 filed to date. Highest number of divorces were filed last year, 1945, with a total of 12 com pered with 13 marriage licenses issued. Yearly totals follow: 194020 marriages, seven divorces; 1941 17 marriages, eight divorces; 1942 12 marriages, five divorces; 1943 eight marriages, 10 divorces; 1944 six marriages, 10 divorces; 1945 13 marriages, 12 divorces, and 1946, to date, 31 marriages, six divorces. New Jersey Prelate New E. 0. Bishop The Rev. Lane W. Barton, East Orange, New Jersey, has been named bishop of Eastern Oregon to fill a vacancy created a year ago by the transfer of Bishop William P. Remington to the post of suf- ragan bishop of Pennsylvania, news dispatches revealed yester day. It is assumed the new bishop will have his headquarters in Pen dleton. Consecration will be fol lowed by arrival of Bishop Barton in eastern Oregon. LEXINGTON BUYS WATER SOFTENING SYSTEM Lexington has purchased a mu nicipal water softening and chlor ination system to be installed and operation within the next 60 days, Burton Soderberg, district manager of the Northwest Engin eering Products Corporation of Portland, said here today. Contracts for the new water sys tem were drawn up in Heppner Tuesday by William Batty, attor ney for the company, and Jos, J. Nys, local attorney. Teaching Posts Remain Unfilled With the appointment of Miss Ann Jones of Texas to teach Eng lish; home economics and social studies at Boardman, the county still has three vacancies in its schools, Mrs. Lucy Rodgers, coun ty school superintendent, said to day. Teachers are still needed to teach the 7th and 8th grades at Board- man, the 1st and 2nd grades at lone and the 5th and 6th grades at Lexington. Boardman Teacher Arrives From Texas By Mrs. Flossie Coats Miss Lois Messenger, teacher in The Dalles, school, spent the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E- T. Messenger. Mrs. Eldon Shannon and daugh ter Lorna returned Saturday from Spokane where they visited the past two weeks. Mrs. John Yonger of Durkee ar rived Saturday for a few days looking after property interests. Mr. and Mrs. Bernie McLaughlin of Hamilton, Mont. Mont, returned to their home Saturday. They have been visiting at the home of Mrs- McLaughlin s mother, Mrs. Frank Sramer. After visiting a few days at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Tannehill, Lyle left for Eu gene where he is employed. Re turning with him was Miss Frances Skoubo who is entering the uni versity. This is her second year Mrs. Charhs Nickerson has had as her guest her twin brother, John Beddes of Elgin. While here they attended the Pendleton Round-Up. Mr. Beddes returned to his home Sunday. Bible study will be held every Monday evening from 8 to 9 at the home of Mrs. Eva Warner. Every one is invited to attend. O. G. Crawford, editor 'of the Gazette Times, was calling on the project Sunday. Miss Ann Jones arrived from Dallas, Tex. Sunday and has taken over her duties as teacher in the Boardman high school. She will have charge of the home economics department. Mrs. Gus McLouth and son Lelon motored to Portland Sunday and returned Monday. While there they visited Mrs. McLouth's daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Putnam of Vancouver, Wash. Mrs. Myrtle McCutchrn of Van couver, Wash, is visiting friends on the project a few days. She came from Pendleton where she visited with a son and family, Rob ert. The McCutchens were former rrsidents of Boardman. The Mcsdames Leo Root. Z J Gillispie, Myrtle McCutcheon and Mrs. Claude Coats motored to Pen dleton Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Elv and fam ily motored to lone Sunday and visited relatives. There will be a potluck dinner Sunday, Sept- 29 at the Community church, following tlie Sunday school and promotion program. Everyone is invited to attend. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Turner drove their daughter Je-an to Eugene over the week-end. Jean will at tend the University of Oregon this year. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Nikander and children returned Tuesday from a buying trip in Portland. Rites For Mrs. Stena Schleevoight Set For Friday Afternoon Mrs. Stena Amelia Schleevoight, 84, of lone, died Monday, Sept 16, at the Columbia hospital in The Dalles following a short illness. Born In Oslo, Norway, Jan. 20, 1862, Mrs. Schleevoight came to the United States at the age of seven and has lived in lone for the past several years and was a member of the Willows grange. Mrs. Schleevoight is survived by two sons, Hubert Johnston, Pasco, Wash. and Halbert Johnston, Sioux Falls S. D.; four sisters, Ma thilda Johnston, lone; Ina Nyquist, Duluth, Minn.; Clara Muenzer, Santa Ana, Calif, and Helen Kyle, Preston, Minn.; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1p.m. this Friday at the Chris tian church in lone, with Rev. R. I Casselman officiating. Interment will be- in the L O. O. F. cemetery at lone. Former Rancher of County Passes at Weiser September 1 Funeral services for Clinton Jackson, former Gilliam and Mor row counties rancher, were held Sept. 1 in Weiser, Idaho, follow ing an instantaneous, fatal heart attack. Born Oct. 6, 1902, In Nebraska, Mr. Jackson was brought to Ore gon City by his parents when he was about one year old. In 1916 the Jacksons moved to the Dryfork district and later Mr. Jackson and his brother, Marshall, became ranch partners in this area. In 1931 the two brothers purchased a part nership farm near Weiser where they have lived since. In 1933 Mr. Jackson married the former Ge neva Pelkey, who taught several years at lone. Besides the widow, Mr. Jackson is survived by four children, Wayne 11, Barbara nine, Richard three, and Patricia seven months; four brothers, Vern Jackson, Wil mington, Calif.; Lt. Col. William Jackson, Lucerne, Calif.; Joe Jack son, Seattle, and Marshall Jack son, Weiser; three sisters, Mrs. Harry Weingarten, Seattle; Mrs. Floyd Sargent, Weiser, and Mrs. Lewis Batty, Monument. Mother of Mrs. P. A. Mollahan Passes Funeral services for Mrs. Ella May Owen, 72, were held this Thursday in Pendleton. Mrs. Owen died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. P. A. Mollahan, on Monday following an extended illness. A rosary was held at the Folsom cha pel in Pendleton Wednesday night and a funeral mass was held at St Mary's Catholic church at 9 a. m Thursday. Interment was at the Olney cemetery. Pallbearers were John Kenny, John Butler, Ivan Smith, John Nirschl, Vern Plank and Ellery Michael. Mrs. Owen is survived by her husband, Fred Owen; two sons, Fred Owen Jr. of Yakima and Floyd Owen of Tacoma; six dau ghters, Mrs. John Robinson of Mc- Grath, Alberta, Mrs. Mollahan, Heppner Mrs. Reed Harris of Ta coma, Mrs. Bob Nirschl of Pendle ton, Mrs. Oren Whittaker of Ev erett, Mrs. Robert Garrett of Port land; 28 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, A sister, Mrs. Joe Schwartz of Pendleton, and a brother, Thomas Connor of South Dakota, also survive. Lexington Couple Married Monday By Mrs. Mary Edwards Miss Faye Rauch and Sylvester Thornburg were married Monday evening, Sept. 16 at six o'clock in the Lutheran church at Hermiston. After a short wedding trip the newlyweds will be at home on the Barratt ranch in Sand Hollow. The Lexington high school foot ball team will play the first game of the season against Helix on the home field at 2 p. m. Friday. Miss Jo McMillan was honored at a birthday party Sunday by the Camp Fire group of which she is a member. The Camp Fire girls and Boy Scouts are giving a play, the date of which will be announc ed later. At a meeting of the executive board of the P-TA Monday after noon it was decided to hold a re ception for the teachers at 8 o'clock Friday evening, Sept. 27. AU friends and patrons are urged to attend. Cpl Dean Hunt left Sunday to report to his base at Fairfield-Sui-sun AAF at Fairfield, Calif. The student body of Lexington high school elected officers Mon day afternoon. Audrey Majeske was elected president, Ronald An stadt, vice president, Jo McMillan, secretary and Franklin Messenger, treasurer. Bud Marshall arrived home Sun day for a short furlough. Bud is in the navy and was at Bikini during the atom bomb tests. A. F. Majiske has purchased the former Sarah White place in town and is busy making repairs and getting ready to move in. George Stcagall and wife were visiting friends in Lexington last week. He is a patient at tha vet erans hospital in Walla Walla. School Support Law Given Boost By County's Educators Enlightenment of Voters Urged By Local School Head Morrow county teachers were urged to acquaint the people of their various teaching localities with the basic school support fund measure to be voted on in the No vember elections in an address by George Corwin, superintendent of the Heppner schools, at the first fall meeting of the Morrow Coun ty Teachers association held Tues day night at the Heppner school. New officers elected at the meet ing wer B. C. Forsythe, lone, pre sident; Leroy Darling, Irrigon, vice president; Mrs. Gladys Ely, lone, secretary, and Mrs. Mary Hunt, Lexington, treasurer. Leonard Pate, Heppner, was elected delegate and Miss Emma Crego, Irrigon, alter nate, to represent the county at the Oregon Education conference o be held in Portland in November. B. C. Forsythe also spoke on the school fund measure which pro vides a state fund sufficient to produce $50 per capita for every census school child. The objectives of the fund are to give every child an equal chance by equalizing Or egon's educational opportunities, to stabilize school support which per mits long-range planning to fin ance the program with state funds so that support need not come through the property tax, now the only source available to the county and local disrict, and to attract and keep qualified teachers by estab lishing schools on a sound finan cial basis. Each county in Oregon has been given a financial quoja for support of the bill and Morrow county has collected its allotment of $115 and sent it to the Oregon Education association, it was reported. The Heppner chamber of commerce, Parent Teachers association and the Morrow County Teachers as sociation contributed to the fund. Miss Margaret Gillis, Morrow county health nurse, spoke briefly on the school health program. which includes a physical examin ation for all first graders and freshmen. Miss Katherine Mona han, county - home demonstration agent, and Miss Leta Humphreys, chairman of the board of education for the Heppner school district, were special guests. Over 50 teachers with their hus bands and wives, enjoyed a pot luck dinner beofre the meeting. SHRINE CLUBS MEET Members of the Morrow County Shrine club and auxiliary held their first fall business meetings and joint social evening at the Masonic hall last Saturday even ing. Games played during the eve ning included bridge, with high scores going to Mrs. Blaine E. Isom and Dr. I D. Tibbies; pinochle, with high scores won by Blaine Isom and Mrs. Gordon Banker, and Chinese checkers, with high scores won by Mr. ana ftirs. Markham Baker of lone. The auxiliary voted to send a case of cereal to the Shrine hos pital in Portland this nwnth and to send similar items each month following. o GIRL SCOUTS MEET The Heppner Girl Scouts held their first fall meeting at the par ish house Wednesday afternoon and outlined their program for the year. Donna Gayhart was elected secretary and Marlene Dubois was named to take care of the scrap book for the year. Mrs. J. L Hamlin is Girl Scout leader and Mrs. Charles Stout and Mrs. Richard Hayes are assistants. The group will meet every Wed nesday afternoon at the parish house. ATTENTIOH VETERANS! FOft INFORMATION ABOUT: EDUCATION, INSU0ANCS PENSION? VOCATIONAL LOAN? TRAINING medical cars death benefits hospitalization SmVETHUMS AOMimSTBATIOti EMPLOYMENT READJUSTMENT ALLOWANCE? Su U.f.EMftOYXENTJKVICI MOUflMO St NATIONAL MOUSING ACEMCY SuBPLUS PROPERTY St WA ASSETS APMIMISTIATIOM REEMPLOYMENT So SELECTIVE SERVICE For local addtenei comulti Your neaieW community advliory center. 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