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Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, March 27, 1947
Volume 64, Number 1
C. of C. Endorses
Bill Giving Towns
More Road Funds
House Bill 476, calling for an
increase in state highway fund
allocations to cities and towns
of the state, wag endorsed by
the Heppner chamber of com
merce at the regular luncheon
meeting Monday noon at the
A telegram urging endorse
ment and contact with the mem
bers of the state senate from this
district was received from the
League of Oregon Cities and af
ter this was read and discussed
the club voted appoval of the
The bill went to the senate
If the law goes into effect the
funds will be allocated on a ba
sis of approximately $5 per capita.
COMMITTEE PUSHING PLANS
FOR RECREATION BUILDING
Another step towards realiza
tion of a civic building for Hepp
ner was taken early this week
when the committee in charge
of the project engaged an archi
tect to draw up plans for re
modeling the city-owned build
ing at the swimming pool site.
Expansion of the building is
desired by the committee in the
hope the architect will be able
tn meet this objective without
too great a cash outlay. Locker
rooms, a club room, and a dance
floor 30x60 feet is envisioned by
tie- committee, with the plans
not interfering with the use of
the building duripg the swim
ming season and at the same
time providing a year-round civ
ic center that can be made to
pay its way.
Riding Club Here
Object of Meeting
Set for Monday
Formation of a local riding
club is the objective of a meet
Ing to be held at the council
room in the city building at 8
o'clock p.m. Monday, March 31
C. C. Proebstel, president of the
Mustangers club at Pendleton,
will be here to discuss the mat
ter of organization with local
Heppner is about the only sad
die horse town In this part of
the globe without a trail riders'
organization and some of the en
thusiasts feel It is time "to get
on the boat."
An invitation has been extend
ed to all saddle horse owners
and others interested In getting
horses to attend this meeting
and learn what is required to
organize and carry on a trail
Too Many Orvilles '
Getting New Planes;
Reporter Fouled Up
If the parties concerned had
not known which plane belong-i
ed to who, an account of the
new plane all ready here and
the one that was to come later
in the week as it appeaerd in
these columns last week might
have caused some misunder
Cause of all the misunder
standing on the part of the re
porter was too many Orvilles.
Orville Smith had just received
a new plane for the Heppner
Lumber company and Orville
Cutsforth was flying east with
Jack Forsythe and Ted Smith in
his Stinson to pick up another
Stinson and fly it back. The
Smith plane remained here un
til Saturday morning when Mr.
Smith took his family on a trip
to Portland, Seattle and other
Washington points over the
Cutsforth returned ahead of
Forsythe and Smith soloing all
the way. Forsythe, a licensed
pilot, was grounded east of the
Rockies dut to bad weather, but
Cutsforth flew blithely on and
arrived home without mishap.
Good Prices Here
Popularity of the Heppner
Sales yard is increasing, with
buyers coming from long dis
tances to bid on the livestock
offered here twice each month.
Prices are satisfactory to the
sellers, too, according to Harold
Erwin, yard manager, who cited
some figures to prove his con
At the March 6 sale, Ben An
derson, Eightmile farmer, sold
one Hereford cow at 20 cents a
pound. She weighed 1200 pounds
result, $240. Another cow sell
ing at 20 cents a pound brought
!iim $211; a third one weighing
1280 pounds sold at 15 34 cents,
totaling $201.60, and the fourth,
1450 pounds at 16.10 cents net
On March 20, Gordon McGough
sold a 1245 pound steer at 22
cents a pound, bringing $273.90.
At this sale the yard donated
a $20 pig which was auctioned
eight times bringing in $120 for
the Red Cross. The pig was all
dolled up in a blanket bearing
the Red Cross symbol on each
side and had a red bow of rib
bon around his neck and on his
Next sale at the yard will be
Mrs. Emma Evans left Mon
day for 'Newport to spend sever
al weeks. She accompanied Mr.
and Mrs. Carl Her who came to
Heppner to attend the funeral of
Mrs. Llllie Aiken.
lone. School Board
To Teaching Staff
With a salary schedule ad
vanced to meet the scale set up
by the Oregon Educational asso
ciation, the board pf directors of
school district No. 35, lone, has
tendered contracts to Supt. B. C.
Forsythe and his staff of teach
ers to carry on the work the en
suing year. While no salary fig
ures were released, it is under
stood the district has sanctioned
substantial raises and it is quite
certain that the teachers will ac
cept. Including the superintendent,
contracts were presented to Miss
Nellie Shafer, grades one and
two; Mrs. Algott Lundell, gradss
three and four; Mrs. Francis Ely,
grades five and six; Mrs. Bertha
Severin, grades seven and eight;
Miss Mary Brackett, English and
physical education; Elmer Shif
ter, science and shop, and Fran
cis Ely, commerce and coach.
The school has recently in
stalled a first aid room and oth
er improvements are planned to
be carried out during the sum
Dr. and Mrs. A. D. McMurdo
have received word of the birth
of a six pound eight ounce son
to Mr. and Mrs. Ted McMurdo
Monday, March 24, at the Good
Sanjaritan hospital in Portland.
P. F. Haberlein of Irrigon was
a business caller at the Gazette
Times office while in Heppner
Monday on other matters of business.
Rebuilt Hall To Be Opened To The Public
Saturday Evening With Big Dance at lone
Horses Die When
Spilled From Truck
Two horses were lost Saturday
when a truck trailer in which
they were being 'conveyed was
thrown off balance just north of
the Main street bridge, causing
the animals to crash through
the rack. One's neck was brok
en and the other so badly injur
ed that it had to be killed.
No record of the accident had
been filed at the court house up
to this forenoon. The truck driv
er's name was not disclosed but
the horses belonged to Art Hugh
es and were being taken to an
auction sale in Washington.
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ORDERS COMING IN TOO
SLOWLY ON EASTER UUES
Eaiter U but on Sunday
removed and orders for Mor
row county's quota of E alter
lilies ior the veteran hospital
are not quite SO percent filled.
The plants must be in the
hands of the committee at
Walla Walla by Friday. April
4. You haren't mkich time to
get your name on the list of
those who hare not forgotten
the brare lads who were will
ing and hare giren their all to
make your life more secure.
Please, folks I Don't let these
fine lads down I Don't let Mor
row county be counted among
those who are indifferent
Drop in at The Flower Shop
today and have your name
l .entered on the roll of those
who hare not forgotten.
Tetz Returning To
Was High School
Ten Years Ago
After an absence of ten years,
Henry Tetz, principal of the Pen
ileton senior high school, will
return to Heppner July 1 to take
up his duties as superintendent
of the district No. 1 schools. In
his former residence here, 193fi
1937, Tetz was principal of Hepp
ner high school. Tendered a con-
Snow Readings in
Blues Show Light
Fall During Winter
Snowfall in the Blue moun
tains south of Heppner has not
been heavy this season, as read
ings taken by the forest service
go to show. The snow course
on Jones prairie has been read
several times and the average
depth has been 9.12 Inches, with
a moisture content of 3.66 in-
Kenneth Kleling and Louis
Gilliam made the 12th reading
on March 35 which produced the
average quoted above. The for
esters report the snow melting
rapidly with not much in evi
dence except in the higher rea
A change in the weather the
first of the week brought fresh
snow in the mountains, the
storm even extending well out
Ion the foothill slopes. Sunshine
and a general midday warm-up
soon dissipated the white man
tle but traces of the new blan
ket remain on the high ridges
Alvin Harvey, son of Mrs. Lu
cille Ayers of Portland, greeted
a group of his little cousins on
his first birthday, Friday eve
nlng, March 21, at the home of
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs,
Walter Farrens. Ice cream and
birthday cake were served to
Loretta and Beverlie Burnside,
Penny Botteger, Frankle, Jerry
and Larry Harshman. Others
present were Mr. and Mrs. hob
Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Harslimaii Mr. and Mrs. L.
Burnside. Mnxine Harshman, Ir
ene Fields, Buel llnrshman. Kus
.ell Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Farrens and Mrs. Lucille Ayers.
J. Palmer Sorleln, Minister
Talm Sunday worship service
wilh special music at 11 a.m.
Sunday church school at 9:45 a.
Thursday choir practice at 7
p.m. W.S.C.S. first Wednesday of
each month. Saturday, March
20, annual bazaar In church
To Aid Londscapists
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Oregon State College
R. Ralph Clark, extension nor
llculturist will give a landscnp
lna meeting In Morrow county
April 2 and 3. These meetings
will be held at the Bonrdman
school auditorium April 2, 8 p.m,
and at the court house in Hepp
ner in the court room on April
3 at 2 p.m.
Mr. ("lark will cover the whole
field of landscape planning and
planting with some special env
phasls on annuals, perennials
und pest control.
Sends School Bands
To Concert at Echo
Through the generosity of the
Tum A I.um company some 300
-chool b.md youngsters had the
privilege of hearing a concert
at the Kclio gymnasium Monday
evening by the Walla Walla
symphony orchestra. The lum
ber concern provided tickets for
11 school band members of wes-
em Umatilla county and Mor
According to Billy Cochell, di
rector of the Heppner school
band, about GO people from
Heppner nttended the concert.
This Included band members to
the number of 46 and car drivers
who toolt them over. The other
towns of the county were also
Outstanding features of the
concert were flute, French horn,
and oboe solos and a piano duo.
In the orchestra were some of
the original mejjibers who start
ed with the orchestra 40 years
10 REMODEL CAFE
A. E. Stefani informs this
newspaper that he win start
work shortly on remodeling the
Victory cafe at lone which he re
cently acquired from Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Ball. The kitchen
will be moved to the rear of the
mllding, on the cast side, and
he horseshoe counter on the
same side of the building will
he extended to include another
12 stools. New flooring and in
crior decorating will round out
Former Doctor Here
Asks About Friends
Pr. II. T. Allison, former pruc
tlclng physician in Heppner, has
written a friend here toning oi
his whereabouts and inquiring
:ihout numerous people who
were a part of the social and
economic life of the town when
he resided here some 30 years
Dr. Allison is now with the
veterans administration In Kan
sas City, Mo., after spending
four years in the army medical
corps, two years of It In Eng
land. He was discharged In Ap
ril 1916. His wife died In 1944,
while ho was in England.
He sent greetings to all the
people he knew who might still
be residents hera.
Services Held For
Mrs. Aiken Sunday
Services were held at 3 o'clock
p.m. Sunday from the Masonic
hall for Mrs. Lillie Aiken, who
passed away Thursday, March
20, Rev. Neville Blunt read the
Episcopal prayer service and the
ritualistic service of the Order of
the Eastern Star was presented
by officers of Ruth chapter No.
32. Mrs. Fred Hoskins Jr. sang
Rock of Ages and Somewhere
the sun is shining.
Here to attend the funeral
were children of Mrs. Aiken, in
cluding Paul Aiken and Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Corder and Charles
Jr., Mrs. Betty Schubner and
Mrs. Bertha Wells, Portland; Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Aiken Jr., Cor
vallis; Mr. and Mrs. A. C.'Gngg,
Salem; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Her,
Newport; Mrs. Stella Phipps and
;on Gene, Unity; Mr. and Mrs.
i'ony l unlia and Mr. and Mrs.
Fr.-mk Correia, Stanfield; Mrs.
Spinning, Mrs. Emma Gaiser
ir.i Mrs. John Jordan, Echo, and
Mr. and Mrs. Jack French, Long
Creek, and Mrs. Diilard French,
Mrs. Julia Barry
Dies at Hood River
Word was received by Mr. and
Mrs. Frank S. Parker of the
death at 2 a.m. today of Mrs.
Tulla Barry at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Vawter Parker in Hood
River. Mrs. Barry had been a
semi-lnvnlid for a number of
years and in recent months had
been confined to bed all of the
Funeral services will be held
Saturday at Hood River and the
body will be shipped to Slier
man, Texas, her former home,
Mrs. Barry was well known In
Heppner, having made her home
here for several years prior to
the war. She is survived by her
laughter, Mrs. Vawter Parker.
Photos by Glenn Coxen.
When the members of lone ploy regular carpenters the ished up as the post can get to
Post No. 95, American Legion, young fellows have done the i hut will not he nermitted tn
got together one evening to dis- work of evenings to a large ex- drag on too ongi a8 part of tne
tu uie inaiici ui uujtuiug a icm. iue uiuer nieiuuers nave plans 01 the legion is to provide
new hall or re-building the old lent encouragement wherever a recreation center for the young
one, most of the World War I possible, but the work has been rj, h enmmimitv cr at.
vtrit-irtiia wnr bm-ijuvai' auuui uunc. vy llie newer meiuuers up fer harvest fit tn latest they
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nianmg aiiyuiuig uui ui uie uiu 10 ine imismng luucnes ior n0pe to get this part of the buil-
building and were quite certain which regular carpenters have ding completed
the time was not ripe to put up been engaged. Tn . .H. TV,rtl,.
new building. The vets of Th niri v,aii hao hn ,;or, . .i.. i..... r,.Cv
lis belfef On The contrary a new aP-ance as well as re-opening the hall with a big
they were quite definitely sure fed mfort with acoat of im- dan , Saturday evening For
they could make something out "ulu" new rooi. im V " .
of-the old building. Not wishing me inierior, a iu-ioot wainscoat- j" v...H
to stand in the way of progresl In of knotty pine, wnih the bal- Oreeo S at e co lege has been
the older vets stepped aside and f" of the walls and the ceiling -.a ;ed t , pnide ,e music.
old the young fellows' the job nave convenea me "-V- X " V T . Tu
was theirs if they wanted to tac- room trom a colorless unfinished "v'uc"' ul " al
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Briefly, that's the story back ng room ertect. A good lighting ir-unU.B.
if the lone Legion hall, and now system has been installed which According to Jack Bailey, com
hat a laree nart of the work has wi" nelP brighten the dances mender, the burden of the work
neon done, the oldsters are Just and parties from here on. of -re-building the hall has fall-
s proud of the building as if In addition to the 50x80 foot cn on Gene Normoyle, Ted Pal-
they had done it themselves 'r:nce floor, there is a room ex- mnteet, Harry Ring and Oscar
ind they are proud ni end of sending the length of the build- Wiles. rot that other members
heir younger brothers. Ing on the north side which will have been negligent, but these
It has been no easy task to prqvide ample space for a club boys have engineered the job
re-build. Materials are expen- room, lunch counter and other and carried on through thick
sive and not having funds to em- facilities. This room will be fin- and thin.
ELKS DANCE POSTPONED
Due to a conflict of dates with
the lone American Legion post,
the dance scheduled for Satur
day evening at the Elks hall has
been postponed, according to
Frank Connor, lodge secretary.
The lodge is glad to cancel its
date in order to help the lone
group fittingly re-open their hall
which has been re-built and will
be thrown open to the public
TO OBSERVE FIFTIETH
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stanton,
pioneers of the Eight Mile sec
tion, will observe their golden
wedding anniversiry Monday,
March 31, at their home in Port
land. Mrs. Stanton is a sister of
Mrs. Carrie Vaughn, mother of
Charles Vaughn of Heppner. The
Stantons were marreid in Eight-
mile and lived there many years
before retiring from farming
and moving to Portland.
ALL SAINTS CHURCH
Palm Sunday: Holy commun
ion, 8 a.m.; church school, 9:45
a.m.; holy communion, 11 a.m.
Holy Week: Wednesday, holy
communion, 10 a.m.; Good Frl
day devotions, noon, 3 p.m.
Easter Day: Holy communion,
8 a.m.; church school, 9:45 a.m.;
holy communion, 11 a.m.
On Easter day at 7 p.m. the
IRRIGON NEWS . . .
By Mrs. J. A. Shoun
Mrs. M. J. Smith spent the
week with her mother, Mrs.
Maud Henderson, who is ill in
St. Joseph hospital at La Grande.
The Smiths are former residents
here, leaving last summer for
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Murtishaw
have moved up from Hillsboro
and are settling on the farm
they purchased some time ago.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Smunk and
Rolland Otterstrom also brought
truck loads of household goods
and belongings for the Murti
shaws. Mrs. Murtishaw Is Mrs.
E. S. Pelton's sister. They have
planted early potatoes on their
Paul Heberlcin, Lyle Mulkey,
Klripr Vllt'ker, George Russell
and Roy Mathena were business
visitors in Heppner Monday.
Arthur Edwards, Chester Col
lins, Marion Evans spent the
week end with their families
here. They are building a house
for Edward Rice above Heppner.
Fred Adams sold his farm to
Gust Carlson of Enterprise Mon
day. Mr. Carlson is going to
make his home here. Ho Is to
build a house and drill a well
on the farm.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Smunk arc
visiting her brother, E. S. Pelton
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Munns
and Delbert Munns spent the
week end at Touchet, Wash.
Miss Emma Krego returned
from La Grande Tuesday. She
had been gone since Thursday
She got word Thursday that her
mothrr Mrs. Eva Hall had died
Earl Isom is spending a few
days with his family. He is
employed nt The Dalles.
Mrs. Bonny McCoy and small
son Terry Arrived home from the
Pendleton hospital Sunday.
The seniors: Eunice and Shir-
tract two weeks ago. he deferred
action until the first of this
week when he notified the local
school board that he was return
ing the paper with his name
While neither Tetz nor the
school board indicated what his
salary will be it is understood
that it represents a substantial
raise over the amount paid here
tofore, coming within and per
haps exceeding the rate adopted
by the Oregon Education associ
ation. The new superintendent has
been engaged in school work in
Oregon for 20 years. He came to
Heppner from Rufus and after a
year here as principal and ath
letic coach went to Adams as
principal. From there he went
to Grants Pass where he served
as principal for five years, trans
ferring to Pendleton in the same
capacity last fall. His work has
been highly satisfactory and pa
trons of district No. 1 will wel-
There will be initiatory work
Friday evening, March 28, at
the Masonic haU by Ruth chap
ter No. 32, O.E.S. Refreshments
will follow, according to Mrs. come his return to the Heppner
Tom Wells, worthy matron. school.
News Briefs Around Town
Among college students who 1 land looking after them,
are spending spring vacation in J Mrs. Alice Barker is up and
Heppner are James Kenny and j about again after several days
Herbert Schunk from Oregon 1 illness atVome.
College of Education at Mon
mouth; Bob Runnion and Jean
Turner from the University of
Oregon at Eugene, and Hugh
McLaughlin and Ted Ferguson
from Oregon State college. Mary
Lou Ferguson is home from her
studies at Whitman
Mrs. Agnes Curran is ill at
F. W. Turner returned this
week from a business trip to
Mrs. Fred Parrish entertained
the Bookworms club Tuesday
evening at her home on Jones
Mrs. Cyrene Barratt is here.street; Mrs- DoEs Drake sub
"eattle Tuesday on their sneak daughter returned to Bremerton,
rip. They were accompanied by . Wash., to move their furniture
Superintendent and Mrs. LeRoy here, this week end. He is the
Darling, and Mrs. Carl Haddox new machinist,
and children, Marietta, James j Mr. and Mrs. Forest Grah.im
and Sara. They attended the ed-' and two children, Roger and
icators' music conference there
and Marietta played the oboe.
Superintendent Darling is a
member of the conference board.
They got home Sunday evening.
Lyle Mulkey has finished his
basement and is putting a two
room addition to his house over
The Clarence Williams family
spent Sunday with his sister,
Mrs. Mart Abkln and family.
Lynn Riddley returned from
Minneapolis Friday, having been
there for medical treatment. He
seems to be much Improved.
Barbara, motored to The D-lies
Saturday and over Sunday to
seeMr. Graham's mother who Is
sick with pneumonia in the hos
pital. Bernard Lelchenberg who has
worked here the past winter flew
from Pendleton Wednesday eve
ning to South Dakota, where he
has a ranch.
children will present three one
act dramas t depicting scenes ley Miller, Alone Russell, Robert
from the Bible.
; Brown and David Rand, went to
KINZUA NEWS . . . .
By Elsa M. Leathers
The baseball team, managers
and volunteers worked all week
end to get their field in shape
for playing. The snow and rain
kept them from practice Sunday.
New bleacher scats were built,
as well as a dug-out and a new
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Coleman,
manager of Klnzua Pine Mills,
and Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Brown,
superintendent of factory and
planer, spent part of this week
at Spokane on business.
Mrs. Lester Halvorsen Is In
Portland this week visiting her
parents and a sister.
All of the Jack Sitton family
has been sick with the mumps.
Lee Hoover Is home from Ore
gon State college. He is sick and
will not return to school.
Doris Jeater Is visiting her
folks, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Jeator
and sister during the spring va
cation from Eastern Oregon
normal school at La Grande.
Allen Billings returned from
Portland where he went lasf
week to take a civil service ex
Mr. and Mrs. W. Rogers and
from Corvallis to spend spring
vacation with friends. Mrs. Bar
ratt is employed at Oregon State
Mrs. Frank Monahan and chil
dren of Condon are visiting for a
few days at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. James Far
Mrs. Louise Ritchie departed
Monday by bus for her former
home in Oklahoma where she
will spend the next few months
visiting relatives and frienas.
Mrs. Bud Ayers and son who
have been visiting the past two
weeks at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Far
rens, returned to their home in
Portland the first of the week.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers Is 111 at
"icr home in the Hiatt apart
ments. Mr. and Mrs. Orrin W. Furlong
of Portland spent the week end
.Ine Havs from th nffiee. left
Thursday for the east, where "r- A'ers rnotored
he'll spend two weeks on busi
ness. Vi Elliott was In The Dalles
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ostrander
took their email Ron David tn
The Dalles for medical care on in Heppner visiting at the home
Kinard McDaniel of Hardman
started work at Klnzua Monday.
Jack Mulligan, local farmer,
has delivered several hundred
pounds of strawberry clover seed
to the North Coast Seed com
pany and has been notified he
is the largest individual grower
in the United States.
Cecil and Lewis Hamilton are
going in extensively lor g.-i.wu.g
early potatoes. They have now
planted 40 acres. The Hamiltons
are also planning to have te.i
acres of melons.
The Miller brothers have also
planted several acres of early
potatoes as they have In the
past several years.
,W. W. Bechdolt and son Archie
spent Thursday with Mr. and
Mrs. Adrian Bechdolt, coming
down from their Hardman ranch.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. J. Gillespie
motored to Pendleton Friday to
attend the funeral of Mrs. Amos
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Messenger
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of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
Mr. and Mrs. James Barratt
are spending spring vacation in
Heppner with relatives. Mr. Bar
ratt attends Oregon State college.
Mrs. Minnie B. Furlong of
Portland Is spending a few days
in Heppner visiting relatives and
looking after business interests
While here she attended the
wedding of her granddaughter,
Joene Brown, and Forrest Star-
rett, which was an event ot last
Edwin Craber of Hardman was
in Heppner Monday consulting
the soil conservation service
about strip-cropping his farm
land in the Hardman section.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fraters ar
rived this week from Portland,
where they have resided the past
several years, and will take over
management of his father's farm
in the Eightmile section. Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Fraters will go
to California to make their
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Nelll are
confined to their home by ill
ness. Mrs. Nelll's daughter, Mrs,
Ralph Scott, is here from Port-
stituting for Mrs. Lucy Rodgers
reviewed "Peace of Mind" by
Liedman. Seven guests were
Mr. and Mrs. Art Dnlzcll of
Dry Fork were shopping in town
Wednesday. Mrs. Dalzell reports
that her brother, Corp. Leon Me-
Clintock, who has been station
ed in Korea since November, ex
pects to return to the United
States within the next couple of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cox of Mon
ument were business visitors In
Burt and Ellis Cason, Lonerock
ranchers, were transacting busi
ness in Heppner Wednesday.
Howard Gilliam. Helen Blake,
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sunrer,
Howard Pettyjohn and Bob Van
Schoiack are Oregon State stu
'cnts spending their spring va
cations in Heppner.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hayes
and Mrs. Gr.ice Nickerson re
turned the last of the week from
a short trip to Vallcjo. t'al. The
ladies met Richard in Ro.seburg
and motored to Californii iru.-i
Mrs. Don Grady and new baby
returned S.'turd.iy from Woou
burn. Initiation ceremonies were
held at the IVj.r.'i' "f I ! tiT
meeting Tuesday evening for the
following nu'iniM-pi: I' '' I' i !-.
Mrs. Kathryn Wright, Mrs. Wal
ter Earner. Mrs. C-riinn Gradv,
Mrs. Price Greenup, Joyce Busch
ke, Yvonne II :: n .. . I'.ui mm
Pierson, and John II. inn. i. After
the initiation refreshments were
Mrs. Jos. J. Nys Is spending a
few days In Portland where sliB
Is a guest of Ivr hrfitN-r aril
slster in-luw, Mr. and Mrs. D. M.
Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Misetlrh of
Portland ;m t'l r mi:', ul 4
six and one-half pound hoy bom
Mitrrli ti at the Kmanuel hospit
al. Mrs. Misetlch was Guyla Ca
son and Is a granddaughter uf
Mrs. Lana Padl .f Imn-
Burl ( oxen left Thursday for
Independence, Mo , to spend
Month isiling his mother und
a sister. He mado the trip bjr.
United Airlines out of l'( n.i : an.