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Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, October 31, 1946
Volume 63, Number 32
John Hanan Victim
Of Heart Attack
Suddenly at Home
John Hanan, proprietor of the
Heppner Cleaners & Dyers, died
suddenly at about 5:25 p.m. Wed
nesday, following a heart attack
which occurred earlier in the after
noon. Mr. Hanan had just returned
from his physician's office where he
had taken a treatment and had been
advised to rtst up at least two weks
In bed. He war preparing to follow
the physician's advice when he be
gan to sink and passed away before
the physician could reach him.
Mr. Hanan and family had been
residents of Heppner since March
1945, when they came to take over
the cleaning establishment, which
they purchased from John Skuzeski.
Success had crowned their efforts
and aside from installing much new
equipment, the plant and building
have been made over to give the
community a completely modern
cleaning and dying business.
Mr. Hanan returned October 12
from a two weeks' hunting trip in
Idaho. First intimation that his
heart was failing him was given
when he suffered a slight attack
while hunting. He returned home
and resumed business activity and
there was no indication that any
thing was wrong until Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held at
3:00 p.m. Sunday from the St. Pat
rick's Catholic church, with Rev.
Francis McCormack officiating and
arrangements in charge of Phelps
Funeral Home. Interment will be
in Hrppner Masonic cemetery. Ro
sary will be held Saturday evening
at the church.
John Michael Hanan was born
March 16, 1908 at Ackley, Minn.
When he was quite young the fam
ily moved to Everett, Wash, where
he grew up. He later lived at Mor
ton, Wash, where he learned the
cleaning and dying business and
was engaged in the business there
when the opportunity came to buy
the Heppner plant. He was married
to Adelle Bloomingkemper on Nov.
8, 1937, and to this union two chil
dren were born, Bonnie June and
Roberta, who with the mother sur
vive. Other survivors include his
mother, Mrs. Anna Snyder, Aber
deen, Wash, and three sisters, Mrs.
Julictta Pfeifer, Portland, and Mrs.
Agnes Ultican and Mrs. Helen
Scure, both of Aberdeen.
BOARDMAN . . .
Paul Smith of Union was a vis
itor Thursday at the home of his
daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Nathan Thorpe.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Mallery and
son Gerry of Seattle were week
end visitors at the Claud Coats
home. Mallery enjoyed the days
hunting pheasants and killed sev
Mike Gorham of Council Bluffs,
Iowa, arrived at the home of his
sister, Mrs. Frank Ackcrman, Sun
day. On his way here from Iowa
two weeks ago he contracted pneu
monia and has been confined in the
St. Anthony's heispital at Pendle
ton. Later he will go on to Eu
gene to visit his brother, Jack
Claud Coats who is employed
with the Teleweld, Inc., and has
been in Montana the past several
months arrived home Friday. He
will be working near Pendleton
Week-end guest at the E. M.
Souders heme was Miss Effie Bul
imic if WaldDort. She is going on
to Pendleton for a few days' visit
there with relatives.
Mrs. Ervin Ely has as her guests
a few days this week her brother,
George Chandler and his son Gene,
nnrl Dun Shaw, all of Lebanon.
The Robert Miller lamily has
moved to their new country nome.
and the apartments they left va
cant are now being occupied. oy
Mrs. Catherine Christensen and
Mrs. Mabel Montgomery, local
school teachers. Mrs. Christensen
harl a load of household furnish
ings moved from Walla Walla Sat
Mis Annie Ruth Jones, home ec
onomics teacher, spent the week
end in Pendleton with her sister
and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rayback of
Pendleton were Sunday evening
Bursts at th Claud Coats home.
Vs. Ao i,ili Skoubo, Mrs. Anna
,tht i.ni Mrs. Earl Uownoy mo-
n ,j . Ttland Friday. The for-
,. Imi.4 went to Eugene to visit
their daughters who are attending
college and the latter will visit a
sister in Portland.
KKTllllNS FROM VACATION
Hack from Ireland where he
spent several months, Rev. Francis
McCormack, pastor of St. Patrick's
Calholic church, reports the food
situation fairly good in his native
land, mint being plentiful but no
white bread. Steaks with black
KronH l the order, but anvwav they
He? visited relatives
enroute and with his parents and
brothers and sisters residing in ire
land. It was Bood to bo back on
"the ould sod" but he was glad to
girt back to Heppner and Ills work.
Joe Gillesc of Hermiston visited
at the home of his aunt, Mrs. Frank
Monahan, over the week end.
Rhea Creek Grange
Honors Couple on
60th Wedding Date
Saturday was a happy occasion
for Mr. and Mrs. Ben Buschke. It
not only was the 60th anniversary
of their marriage, it brought to
gether all members of their .aii'.i.y
as well. Their 11 sons and daugh
ters and 17 grandchildren and six
great-grandchildren were counted
among the 70 or more people who
assembled at the Rhea Creek grange
hall to do honor to the venerable
The women of Rhea Creek grange
did themselves proud in preparing
the turkey dinner for the honored
guests and their family. To use a
common phrase, they didn't spare
the hosses. To Mrs. Buschke it was
akin to something out of this world
to sit down to a sumptuous feast
with her family and not have a
thing to do with preparation and
serving of the meal. In fact, it was
not their party they were merely
the honored guests.
Besides the grand dinner, the hon
ored guests were the recipients of
numerous gifts and remembrances.
Mrs. Buschke was quite overcome
With all the nice things done for
her and in thanking the grange and
U present for their thouglitfulness
she told them that when it was
time for them to observe their 60th
anniversaries she would do as much
Mr. Buschke was a railroader
back in 1886 when on October 26 he
led Adelina Bartell to the altar of
a little log church at Sielvangrove,
Kansas. The young couple remain
ed in Kansas until 1892 when they
came to Oregon and Mr. Buschke
took up a homestead on the hill
above the confluence of the Jolin
Day and Columbia rivers in Sher
man county. Although the railroad
passed nearby, living conditions
were rugged and neighbors scarce,
Uie nearest being three miles dis
tant The most frequent callers
they had were tramps who would
climb the steep hill to get a bite to
eat something Mrs. Buschke never
relused to provide.
Physicians were scarce, too, and
most of the 12 Buschke children
were brought into Uie world by the
aid of midwives.
Disposing of the homestead Mr.
Buschke moved his family to Mor
row county where he took up wheat
ranching. He related that hail al
most wiped him out twice but in
1916 he came out in the char and
from that time on he and Mrs.
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Mrs. Florence Dalzell of Condon
was a Heppner business visitor Fri
day. She has extensive farm inter
ests in the Dry Fork section of
M,,Mn R Hanmtnn was fl business
caller in Heppner Friday from
Mitchell. He owns farm property in
Morrow county and was here to see
about his taxes.
M. J. Fitzpatrick, lone wheat ran
cher, was a courthouse business
Two Hardman ranchers, M. F.
Court and O. C. Stephens, obtain
ed their tax receipts at the court
Mrs. Jasper E. Myers of Pine
City was shopping and looking af
ter business matters in Heppner
Matt Halvorsen made one of his
infrequent visits to the county seat
Monday, coming up to pour a little
oil'' on tlie county machinery.
T. W. Rippee was a business vis
itor in Heppner Monday from his
home in Boardman.
Jim Daly of Echo was transact
ing business at the courthouse in
Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Parker drove
to Pendleton Monday morning
where Mr. Parker attended a meet
ing of the Pendlctun Production
Credit association. From there they
drove to Pasco for an overnight vis
it with Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jones,
law. Wednesday was spent at Hood
Mrs. Parker's sister and brotlier-in-River
with Mr. and Mrs. Vawter
Parker, returning home in time
for Frank to attend the Runnion
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Backs Gallop Over
Wins Tough Game
By Score of 12-6
Harder charging backs and a su
perior line spi lled the reason why,
as the Heppner Mustangs scored an
upset victory over the Hf rmiston
BUldogs at Hermiston, Frfday.
Glenn Coxen, Heppner's star cen
ter recovered a Hermiston fumble
in the latter part of the opening
canto on the Bulldogs' 20-yard line
to put the Mustangs in position for
their first score. On the first play
Tom Hughes, Mustang left half
back, skirted around end for nine
yards before he was brought down
on the Bulldogs' 11-yard line. On
the following play agile Clarence
Greenup, Mustang quarterback,
smashed over for the touchdown.
Try for conversion failed.
Throughout the second quarter
neither eleven penetrated to a spot
close enough to score, and both
squads failed to make any sort of a
consistent march. The quarter
consisted mostly of a punting duel
between Leo Keller of Hermiston
and Lowell Rippee for the Mus
tangs. Rippee booted the pigskin
60 yards on one occasion.
Scere at half-time: Hermiston 0,
Randall Peterson, Heppner's cap
tain and left tackle, started the sec
ond half by booting the ball to the
Hermiston 10-yard line. Hermis
ton's Frank Myriik ran it back to
Uie Hermiston 33-yard line. On the
second down of the third period
Hermiston fumbled and Jack Par
rish, rangy Mustang end, recovered
on the Bulldog's 30-yard line. Four
plays later Tom Hughes skirted end
for 12 yards and the second Hepp
ner touchdown. The Mustangs fail
ed to make the extra Point.
It was a set -saw battle for the
rest of the third quarter up til
within a minute and a half of the
final gun, when the Bolldogs block
ed and recovered a Mustang punt
on the Heppner 29-yard line. Her
miston smashed down to the Mus
tang's 7-yard line on the first play.
On the second down Leo Keller
fired a pass to Bob Phelps, Bull
dog end, for the score. Frank My
rick breezed around end for the
conversion. The game ended quickly
following the kick-off.
Mrs. Stella Bailey is spending the
week here looking after business
intrests. She owns grazing land in
the Jones prairie area south of Ar
Among Morrow county residents
visiting the tax collector's office
this week was Arnin Hugg of
Business callers at the courthouse
Tuesday from Lone Rock were R.
B. Shoun and George Fichter. Tax
matters occupied their attention.
Lawrence Jones of Condon was
a Heppner visitor the fore part of
the week. He owns farm land in
Morrow county and was here to
pay taxes on it.
John Krebs of Cecil was attend
ing to business matters in Heppner
J. C. Ransier of Morgan was a
Herppner business visitor Tuesday.
Mrs. Blaine Chapel was a court
house visitor Friday, doing a bit of
adjusting at the tax department
Mis. Frank Bailey and grand
daughter visited relatives here over
the week end at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Victor Lovgren. Mrs.
Elsa Leathers and Mr. and Mrs.
Harlan Adams of Kinzua- came over
for the week end. The ladies are
sisters of Mrs. Bailey. Returning
to her home in California, Mrs. Bai
ley was accompanied by her father,
Ed MeDaniel, who will spend the
winter in the south.
Mrs. Harold Cehn will be hostess
to the regular meeting eif the Am
. erie'an Legion auxiliary Tuesday
evening, Nov. 5, at her home. The
hour is 8 o'clock.
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Empty as Mother Hubbard's cup
board are many Oregon markets
today. Added to other shortages,
experts predict a drastic local short
age in fish for food unless the
Oregon fish bill is defeated by a
313 NO vote November 6.
Losf of income to small farmers
Vote To Save Our American
Way of Life, Speaker at
C. of C. Luncheon Advises
If America as we know it is to
be preserved, the people will have
to switch horses In Tuesday's elec
tion. That, in brief, was the advice
issued by Jerry Saylor to the lun
cheon group of the chamber of
commerce Monday noon at the Lu
Saylor, member of the state pub
lic employment retirement board,
filled in with an impromptu talk
when introduced as a guest at the
meeting. He stated that he is a re
publican and as such believes in
the constitutional form of govern
ment established by the founders of
this nation and that as a plain cit
izen he has seen the constitution
badly manhandled by a group that
has sought to dispense with rep
resentative government and substi
tute therefor a government by bu
raucracy. Plain Economics
Caused Meat Lack,
Oregon livestock producers have
not been creating a meat shortage
by withholding fat cattle and hogs
from the market in anticipation of
higher prices, declares H. A. Lind
gren, O. S. C. extension animal hus
bandman. The basic trouble with
the meat situation has been a dis
parity between prices of feed grains
and the price of livestock, the spe
The controlled grain prices have
been too high to encourage feeding,
Lindgren explains. Grass-fat cat
tle have gone to market at the
normal time this fall. Feedlots,
however, were not filled prior to
the removal of price ceilings on
cattle. From three to five months
will be required to finish cattle for
market now going on feed.
Yearling steers require about 100
days of feeding, during which they
consume about 2,400 pounds of hay
and 800 pounds of grain. Weaner
calves require about 150 days feed
ing, during which they eat about a
ton of hay and a half-ton of grain.
Cattle going on feed now will re
plenish market supplies of fat stock
beginning about the first of the
year if livestock prices maintain a
fair relationship to feed costs, the
The hog situation is similar,
Lindgren adds. Oregon farmers
need to sell 100 pounds of pork, live
weight on the farm, for a price
equivalent to 650 pounds of grain
if they are to break even. This lull
grain has been selling for three
cents a pound, or more, meaning
that an average price of 19'2 cents
a pound for hogs on the farm has
been neiessary for the feeder to
avoid a loss. The hog ceiling was
Hogs going on feed now will be
ready for market in 60 to (0 days
Reduced herds will limit Uie num
ber of animals in feedlots tnis fall,
however, and the greater share of
the needed increase in fat hogs for
market will have to come from next
springs pig crep, Lindgren pnedicts.
ALICE I.ICH.K PETERSON
LAID TO REST FRIDAY
Graveside services were held Fri
day afternoon in the Heppner Ma
sonic cemetery for Alice Lucile Pet
erson. Rev. J. Palmer Sorlein, pas
tor of the Methodist church, offi
ciated and the Phelps Funeral Home
was in charge of arrangements.
Accompanying the body to the
last resting place were the parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George McDuflee,
brother, Lt. Col. Ray McDuffe-e,
and sisters, Mrs. Harold Buhman
and Mrs. Alva Mason.
ATTEND CHURCH MEETING
Three ladies from Hermiston,
Mrs. Kendall, Mrs. McMickle and
Mrs. Lindsay, were guests Tuesday
evening at the Sunday school tea
chers nice ting' held at the Church of
Christ, Mrs. Kendall is a trained
Sunday school worker and demon
strated some of the methods of tea
ching the UUo folks,
seasonally engaged in commercial
fishing of coastal streams, will alto
result unless the bill is defeated.
Keep Oregon fish on Oregon tablet
by voting 313 NO.
Paid Adv Oregon Fisheries Committee
Italph Hamlin, Chairman
SI W First St, Tillamook. Orefon
"We are at the brink of national
disaster and the people have an op
portunity next Tuesday to right
many of the wrongs that have been
perpetrated and to place our gov
ernment on a sound economic basis
once more by going to the polls
and voting for the republican can
didates. If the party in control of
the government for the past 14
years retains the control it will not
be long until we will be told how
to vote," Saylor said.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers introduced
Lester Wilcox from the state de
partment of education who with
Saylor was here to assist in in
structing district clerks in the me
thod of handling the state employ
ment retirement fund. Teachers
come under the fund as well as
state employees and the clerk's
books have to be set up to take cart
of this item.
Claims Bride at
The St. John's Catholic church in
Condon was the scene of a wedding
ceremony Saturday when Raymond
French, son of Mrs. Rose Francis of
Heppner, claimed as his bride Miss
Norma Denton, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. E. Denton of Condon. Rev.
John Lee, pastor of St. John's, of
ficiated, using the double ring cer
emony. The bride, attired in a lovely
ivhite satin gown, with finger tip
veil and carrying a prayer book
and white spray, was given in mar
riage by her father. Mrs. John
Maddock was matron of honor and
bridesmaids were Miss Garnet
Burns and Miss Sharon Denton. Joe
French, brotherof the bridegroom,
was best man and ushers were Joe
Burns and the bride's brother,
A reception was held at the home
of the bride's parents immediately
following the ceremony.
Heppner guests at the wedding
inclnded Rev. Francis McCormack
pastor of St. Patrick's church; Rev.
Peter Duignan, Mr. and Mrs. Dil
lard French, Jack French and
daughter Sally, Miss Marguerite
Glavey, Mr. and Mrs. John Bros
nan, Mrs. Mary Hale and daugh
ters, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Walton, and
Mrs. Rebecca Johnson.
By Mrs. Mary Elwardt
Mrs. Carl Breeding and son Dew
ey Irvin are spending a week in
Portland visiting their daughter
and sister, Eunice Darniell.
Mrs. George Steagall was pleas
antly surprised last Thursday af
ternoon when the ladies of the
community gave a bridal shower
in her honor at the ladies aid room
She received many useful and
beautiful gifts. Refreshments of
cofiee and cup cakes were served
by the hostesses, Mrs. George Al
lyn, Lola Breeding, Marie Steagall
and Mary Edwards.
The first of a series of meetings
by the Morrow county home ex
tension unit was held in Lexington
at the ladies' aid room last Friday
afternoon. The subject discussed
was tlie care and selection of do
thing as to proper color and style
for individual needs. The meeting
was under the leadership of Kath-
erine Monahan and she was assist
ed by Mrs. Faye Munkers and
Mrs. Norman Nelson. The next
meeting is scheduled for Novem
ber 8 and this will be an all-day
meeting with peitluck dinner at
noon. The subject will be remod'
elling of clothes and each lady may
bring some garment that she may
want to have made over or remod
Mr. apd Mrs. Cecil Jones were
called to Union Monday by Uie ter
ious illness of his faUicr.
Miss Margaret Nys, daughter of
J. J. Nys, and a freshman at St,
Helen's Hall Junior college, was
appeiinted by her school as delegate
to the Pacific Nortnwest College
congress. She will represent St.
Helen's Hall at all Uie meetings of
C. A. Office
The home demonstration agent
reports the following extension un
its, with schedule of meetings for
November, giving first name of
committee, followed in order by
date of meeting, time, place, sub
ject, and pot luck where served.
Eight Mile & Rhea Creek, Nov.
1, 1030-3:30, Rhea Creek grange
hall. Remodeling clinic, supper.
lone, Nov. 4, 1:30, Congregational
church rooms, "Developing Good
Taste in Clothing," afternoon tea.
Lexington, Nov. 8, 10:30-3:30, La
dies Aid room. Remodeling clinic,
Hardman, Nov. U, 10:30-3:30,
school house, Remodeling clinic,
Boardman, Nov. 12, 1:30, Com
munity church, "Developing Good
Taste in Clothing.
Heppner, Nov. 14, 10:30-3:30,
Mrs. Neville Blunt home, Remodel
ing clinic, charge luncheon Lucas
Lena, Nov. 15, 10:30-3:30, Mrs.
W. E. Hughes home, Remodeling
clinic, noon potiuck.
A new easy method of putting in
a placket zipper will be demon
strated at all the November meet
ings. Some farmers and ranchers have
called at Uie office to inquire about
Uie relationship of feed and cattle
prices and whether it is possible to
profit from feeding out grass fat
cattle for market For those of you
who are interested, the following
information may be of some value
in planning your feeding operations.
Yearling steers require about 100
days of feeding, during which they
consume about 2400' pounds of hay
and 800 pounds of grain. Weaner
calves require about 150 days of
feeding, during which time they eat
about a ton of hay and a half-ton
In the case of hogs, a farmer
needs to tell 100 pounds of pork,
live weight on Uie farm, for a price
equivalent to 650 pounds of grain
if they are to break even. This fall
grain has been selling for three
cents a pound or more, meaning
that an average price of 19 1-2
cents a pound for hogs on the farm
has been necessary for Uie feeder
to avoid a loss. The hog ceiling
was U2 cents.
Hogs going on feed will be ready
for market in 60 to 70 days. Reduc
ed herds will limit Uie number in
feed lots this fall, however, and the
greater share of the needed increase
in fat hogs for market will have
to come from next spring's pig
The conservation tour held last
Friday, October 25, was well at
tended by farmers from Morrow
and surrounding counties. Strip
cropping, trashy fallow fields, con
tour diversion ditches and stock
ponds were observed and discussed.
All farmers attending felt tlie trip
very educational and worth the
Morrow countv farmers are re
minded that there is still plenty of
thi fall to treat perennial
weeds for control, using sodium
chlorate. Weeds will not disappear
without a well planned eradication
program. Start your program this
fall by applying sodium chlorate,
then follow up with control prac
tices until your weeds have been
eradicated. Sodium chlorate is sold
at cost by our office.
7 New Practices
In 1947 AAA Guide
ciairnn now nrsctices are included
in the new Oregon handbook which
lists 48 conservation practices lor
imnrovini? the state's agricultural
resources in 1947, announces E. Har
vey Miller, chairman of the state
pma Another feature of Uie 1947
program is Uie granting of increas
ed authority to county ana com
mnnitv AAA committeeman for
adapting Uie program to local needs.
Practices ottered tor uie iirsi
tim. include contour farming of in-
i.rtilloH rmns. contour furrowing
of pasture land, deep subsoiling
cropland, planting orchards and
vineyards on the contour, and un
inf, rarthpn reservoirs.
Other practices remain suDstan
eiMlv tha same as Uie 1946 pro
gram, except for some revisions in
payment rates and specilicauons. in
,i,Bral Miller said, payment rates
will carry about half Uie cost of
performing Uie practice, represent
ing the aovernment's interest in
conservation of Uie nation's basic
County committees will consult
with community committeemen in
selecting and modifying practices
for Uie state handbook that wUl be
offered in each county. In addition
to the approved list of Oregon
practices, each county committee
m-v nffpr one practice of its own,
developed to meet a specific local
conservation need. Up to iu per
cent of the county 'i practice funds
may b used for the local practice.
Nov. 2 Carnival and Potiuck Sup
Nov. 6 Pre-school Study Group at
William F. Barrett home.
Nov. 13 Regular P-TA meeting at
Music room, school house.
Nov. 20 Adolescent Study Group
at Conlty Lanham home.
HEAD GOP TICKET
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Snell for Governor
Secretary of State
Fall Term Court
Held Here Friday
Circuit court for Morrow countv
was held Friday, Oct. 25, whep
Judge Ralph S. Hamilton, appoint
ed to serve during the illness o'
Judge Calvin L. Sweek, presided.
Civil matters claimed the attention
of the court for Uie most part,
there being but one indictment to
The grand jury, in session for
three day's, inspected Uie court
house and brought in a recom
mendation that the jail be equipped
with new beds and bedding. Serv
ing on the jury were John J. Wight-
man, foreman; E. R. Schaffer, W.
Howard Cleveland, Robert Grabill,
Edward Rice, Paul Hisler and
Three divorce cases were dispos
ed of. Absolute divorce was grant
ed Nina from Reese Burkenbine.
Plaintiff was awarded custody of
the three minor children.
Dick McAllister was granted an
absolute divorce from Marjorie Mc
Allister. In the case of Marjorie Hughes
vs. Arthur Hughes, the defendante
was found in default, and Audrey
Badley of John Day was appointed
special referee to take and report
testimony to be reported in this
Earl S. Hottman, indicted for
non-support, pleaded guilty and Uie
court laid down rules for his future
HUNTERS TAKE OFF TO
BAG SOME ELK MEAT
Elk hunting is the order of the
day and as usual Uie Gilliam bro
thers and Ray Drake are out in
the John Day breaks somewhere
trying to bag their winter's me at.
This year, with the war being over
the shootin war, that Is the par
ty has been expanded to include
two ex-servicemen, Louis Gilliam
and Douglas Drake. If each mem
ber bags a bull elk there should be
enough wild meat to last the fum
ilies involved until next hunting
To make it possible for their crew
to enjoy the opening of the elk
season, the Scritsnuier brothers
closed down their sawmill Monday
and Tuesday. Numerous other par
ties have taken to the elk pastures
despit Uie spell of winter weather
prevailing Uie fore part of Uie week.
lo Close Fails to
Stir Much Interest
Although important issues are at
stake, both statewide and national
ly, little interest has been shown
in the campaign now drawing to a
close, other than some controversy
over Uie several measures on tlie
Oregon ballot. Election of Repub
lican candidates to the district and
state offices apepars quite certain
and the tendency over a large part
of the country is in Uie same direc
tion. Of the measures on the ballot,
three have claimed Uie most atten
tion th two school bills and Uie
Little Townsend Plan. Some agi
tation has been stirred up over the
fish bills, particularly in the west
ern part of Uie state, but little is
heard about them in this vi-'inity.
From all that can be ascertained
locally, Governor Earl Snell will be
out in the lead in Uie county, as
well as the state. The same is true
of Robert S. Farrell for secretary
of state. Nationally, Uie retentioa
of Lowell Stockman as congress
man from the second district is as
sured and word from Uie other dis
tricts is encouraging relative to Ho
mer Angell, Walter Norblad and
Harris Ellsworth. This follows a na
tional trend in leaning away from '
the New Deal and when Uie votes
are counted Oregon should be safe
ly in the Republican colum
Henry Peterson and Giles French,
both having combined Republican
Democrat endorsemen1 have a pret
ty fair chance of edging over Uie
line and the same is true of county
offices. L. W. Briggs, veteran treas
urer, likely 'ixl poll the heaviest
vote, although W. O. Dix, candidate
for assessor, is popular and should
draw a good vote. Ralph Thomp
son hasn't conducted a house to
house campaign for the office of
county commissioner, but 'Tom
my's' good qualities are well known
and he will poll a good vote.
Little interest has been shown in
Uie city election and it is presumed
that the names appearing on Uie
ballot will constitute the new of
ficials to take over Uie first of the
year. Conley Lanham for mayor,
LaVerne Van Marter for treasurer,
E. R. Huston for recorder, and Dr.
C. C. Dunham, Francis Nickerson
and O. M. Yeager for councilmen.
That's the ticket.
Polling places for Tuesday's el
ection will be the same as usual,
with the exception of North Hepp
ner, which will vote at the Braden
PE Workshop Held
Schools of the county were dis
missed Wednesday while teachers
assembled at Heppner to attend a
physical education workshop con
ducted by specialists from the state
department of education.
Miss Dorotha Moore, regular
state department physical education
instructor and Claude Cook of the
Bend school system, working under
an emergency agreement with Uie
state department, conducted the
workshop which is designed to as
sist teachers in arranging and car
rying out the physical education
work in the several schools.
During the lunch hour, B. C. For
sythe, lone, president of Uie county
teacheis association, called a busi
ness meeting at which matters of
current interest were discussed and
MRS. McNAMER HOSTESS
TO PAST MATRONS CLUB
Mrs. Sara McNamer was hostess
Monday evening to the Past Ma
trons club of Uie Order of Eastern
Star. Twelve past matrons were
present and following a brief busi
ness session Uie ladies played
.bridge and race horse chi ckers. Mrs.
Anna Bayless won Uie honors at
bridge and Mrs. Ralph Benge cap
tured the checker prize.
The hostess entertained the group
at the Lucas Place. Ice cream,
cookies, nots and coffee mere serv
ed. ATTENDED OK MEETING
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Engkraf and
daughters Jeian and Beverly, and
Mrs. Engkrafs parents. Mr. and
Mrs. H. Feiuts of Fossil, drove to
Yakima Sunday to attend a con
vention of OK Rubber We lele'is op
erators. Around 2(X) shops we-re re-presented
and the gruup enjoyed a
potiuck dinner and dancin,;.
Here for some hud helming ti e
past week end were Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Mikest 11 and Gene's employ -er,
Mr. Lowder, manager of the
Liberty Me'at nun kit, Portland.
This was Mrs. Mik.'se-H's vneit to
her husband's old home town. Th"y
visited Gene's mother, Mrs. W. E.
Mikesell, while here.
Mrs. Ed O'Domi.ll e,f ll.l.na,
Munt., is visiting at the L. E. Dick
Sr. home. She is a sister of Mrs.
Dick and will remain for some
Walter Lutkmun has returned to
Heppner nfler upending a f"W
weeks in Pendleton taking trout-nie-nts.
He Is much improved lo