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2-Hcppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon,J947
Study the Budgets
In the tioxt issue of ihe Gazette Times will
pprar Ihe county budget and the School District
No. 1 budget It will be well worth the taxpay
er'! time to sit down and study those budgets
closely. Particularly is this so vith the county
budget, which calls for a large increase over the
six per cent limitation.
The court and budget committee have tried
to meet demands placed upon the court for in
creased salaries and wages cf county employees,
increased road costs, and the condition that has
arisen relative to the financing of the county
hospital. Current levies are short of needs more
than $161,000, which is the sum the voters will
be asked to approve at a special election June 17.
Of this amount the hospital will require nearly
It should be understood that the vote is on the
budget in its entirety and not on separate items.
It would require separate elections to vote by
item, calling for the amount required in each
case. Proponents of the hospital have asked that
the $80,000 item be included in this year's bud
get and it is the general feeling that the budget
as a whole will be approved. Approval will wcrk
more or less of a hardship on some taxpayers
3 YEARS AOT
but taking a long-range view of the situation
it appears less expensive than to obtain the
funds elsewhere or to go on year in and year out
sending our sick and injured to outside hos
Regardless of whatever arguments or view
points finding expression in these columns, the
advisable thing to do is study the budgets and
find out for yourself what the money is sought for.
Vocation Time Here
Vacation time is at hand and this raises the
question of where to go and how to get there.
There are advertisements aplenty in the larger
newspapers and the national magazines, and we
think from what we have seen that Oregon and
the northwest abound in scenic attractions to a
far greater extent than other regions widely ad
First of all, if one has not seen Oregon there
is no better way to spend a fortnight or a month
than riding about over the state enjoying the
magnificence of scenery brought to view through
a system of well located highways. Be it coast,
valley, desert or mountains, Oregon has all of it
in constantly changing panorama, combined
with a variety of climatic conditions to make
travel a joy.
Heppner Post No. 6100
announces a DANCE
Remember this date !
i SHRINE AND AUXILIARY
HOLD NO-HOST MEETING
I The' Morrow county Shrine
club and auxiliary held a no-
host meeting Saturday evening
at the Masonic hall in Heppner.
A shower for Mr and Mrs. A. C.
Ball brought forth numerous
individual gifts and the Shrine
auxiliary presented them with
A feature of the evening's en
tertainment was the showing of
pictures of the Shrine hospital
bv B. C. Forsythe of lone.
From Heppner Gazette Times.
May 17, 1917
A regular cloudburst visited
Eightmile last Saturday eve
ning. The storm apparently
centered itself on the Frank
Fraters ranch and swept on
down the lower country.
"On Sunday morning our
camp was visited by YV. G. Scott,
my father and brother Charles.
They brought along a supply
of fried chicken, veal loaf, pies
and other food not usually
found in a soldier camp. Mr.
Scott also presented us with
baseballs, tips, etc." Lee Kot
son, Co. M, 3rd Ore. Inf.
Two lives were lost in the
worst wreck ever recorded on
the Heppner branch of the O.-
V. R. & N. Co. when engine No.
1716 crashed through a long
trcss'.e bridge in Horse Shoe
bend one mile this side of Mor
gan Saturday. Engineer Sam
Hanson, who had been on the
branch run only two weeks, and
Frank Habelt, for many years
section foreman on the Heppner
line, met their death when the
locomotive turned turtle into
the raging waters of Willow
Every man between the ages
if 21 and 30 years inclusive,
must register on the day soon
to be proclaimed by President
Wilson for the wnr census. There
vill be no exception to this
Pr. H. T. Allison of this city
'eturned last night from Van
couver where he completed ex
aminations for the medical of
ficers reserve corps of the U. S.
The Heppner Gazette, established
March 30, 1S83. The Heppner
Times, established November
IS. 1S97. Consolidated Feb. 15.
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army. He dms not expect to
be called for a few months yet.
C. A. Minor this week con
tracted for Sept. 25 delivery 3000
head of half-blood Lincoln
lambs at SS.tX) per head. He al
so purchased 700 head of 2
year old ewes and their lambs
for immediate delivery for $11
Henry "Ole" Peterson, well
known high school student, has
purchased Martin Reid's Chal
Heppner has a sure enough
street car service. E. H. KeJ
lugg has introduced the auto
street car into the town. It is
a pay-as-you-enter car the
same as the regular street car.
Mrs. Sarah Jennings Osborne
lied May 11 at her home near
t'edl. Funeral services were
held at the home and she was
buried at the Morgan cemetery.
he is survived by her husband.
Joseph W. Osborne.
Grover Curtis, who has been
suffering from a broken leg, is
able to be at home again al
though his locomotion is not
Lee Cantwell has goae into
the wood sawing business with
a novel engine. The gas engine
produces the power of locomo
tion as well as running the saw.
W. B. Finley, Sand Hollow
farmer, was a business visitor
in the city the first part of the
week. Mr. Finley has been
bringing that part of Morrow
oountv to the front in recent
ears through his thorough
"arming methods. Crop condi-
ions in his locality are good.
M. O. Bennett, state highway
engineer, was in Heppner Tues
day interviewing tkhe Morrow
county court on the proposed
highway for this county. Mr.
Bennett and his crew of survey -rs
will begin their work on the
east side of town ami proceed
from here to Nye. The survey
has already been completed
from Nye to Pilot Rock. Upon
completion of this part of the
survey, Bennett announces that
he will begin the survey from
Heppner down Willow creek to
the Morrow county line over the
route proposed by the state
and son, Jack Scott of Seattle.
Mrs. Flora Moyer of Hermiston,
Mr. and Mrs. Thil Griffin and
daughter of lone. George Mead
of lone, David Duffey of Ever
ett, Wash., Mrs. Nina Burken
bine and sons, Mr. and Mrs.
Norman Griffin and children
and Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Britts,
all of Heppner.
Honoring her mother, Mrs.
George Mead, on Mother's day,
Mrs. Sie Walker entertained
with a family dinner ttt her
home -on Water street. Guests
included Mrs. Etta Doll.arhide
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