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2-Heppncr Gozette Times, Heppner, Oregon,
We Honor the Dead
We Americans may grow careless throughout
the year about remembering our loved ones who
have gone to their eternal rest but there is one
day set aside for honoring them and that day
usually brings out the best in us May 30, Dec
It is well that in the hustle and bustle of the
busy workaday world there is a day set aside
for us to'stop and give thought to those who
cared for us our own flesh and blood and friends
that were der. We observe many other days,
and weeks, throughout the year, but none have
the real significance that Memorial day carries
and this is evidenced by the homecoming of
many whose loved ones occupy grav es in the lo
Economy Program Not All
While the Republican congress is receiving
much criticism from some sources for its econ
omy program, there are other sources which see
in the program a way to normalcy without run
ning the risk of a serious depression. They see
in the effort to curb federal expenses a possible
reduction in building costs and food and other
commodities. Especially is this true with rela
tion to building materials.
Pushing great federal projects along before
industry had a chance to recover placed a de
mand upon manufacturers that they have not
been able to meet. This has kept prices at a
high level and out of balance with economical
construction. By curtailing these projects, tem
porarily at least, stock piles of steel and other
heavy building materials can be built up to a
point where orders can be readily delivered ra
ther than filed for future delivery.
The economy policy may work a hardship
on projects that are under way, especially rec
lamation and power development in the west,
but these developments may be only retarded
and will not suffer as much from delay as they
would to go ahead under present exorbitant
There is a lot of excess baggage in Washing
ton and elsewhere throughout the country in the
form of bureaucratic servants which will not be
disposed of until funds for maintenance of their
jobs is withdrawn. If the Republican congress
30 YEARS Am
. . i w ere sustained.
May 31, 1917 ( Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Severance ...
S. P. Garrigues died in Port- who have been visiting during i Miss Nettie Davis, popular
land Friday morning. Death the past week with their daugh- ! Lexington young lady, was in
came to him while he was ter, Mrs. Roy Campbell of Lex-, Heppner for a few hours Satur
standing in the front yard of , ington, were in Heppner Monday , day
his home. He leaves his wife evening on their way home. Mr.
and one son, Percy. j Severance has rented his Burton Tne body o Frank Habelt,
Vauy farm t0 Glenn Farrens. ' wno was drowned at the train
Evans Rrw aro nuttw .m ... I wreck near Morgan some time
new barn on their Willow creek
May 30 & 31
8:30 A. M.--Halter Class
Showing Stallions, Mares, Colts
1 :15 P. M.--Wesrern Horses
Cow Ponies, Calf Roping
Quarter Horses, Pony Express
Three and Five Gaited, Combination
Round-Up Grounds Pendleton, Ore.
Saturday Evening, June
FAIR PAVILION IN HEPPNER
Good Music Good Time for
succeeds in reducing government expenses with
out crippling more than the political hierarchy
that used those bureaus as a means for main
taining control of the government there will be
eventual praise rather thanensure.
What About That Trade?
This newspaper along with many others was
laboring unuer the impression that the city
council trade had been consummated and that
the Junior Chamber of Commerce was at liberty
le go ahead with plans for a civic building to be
erected on the property now occupied by county
road equipment, sheus and other buildings. How
ever, xt has been learned that such is not the
Mention of this much-debated question is not
made at this time for the purpose of discussing
the merits of the trade. It is more to ask the
question why has the deal not been concluded.
Terms were accepted by both parties to the
trade but no trade has been made.
If it remains for the people to decide the mat
ter the people should be given an opportunity to
have their say. A special election is not advo
cated herewith, but it is safe to predict that a
majority of the citizens would favor the trade
if given an opportunity to express their pre
ference by the ballot
Rain May Be Coming
It is p'ossibie that before this issue of the Gaz
ette Times gets into the hands of its readers the
rain man overlooked two or three good oppor
tunities to make himself popular with the wheat
raisers earlier in the week but the most that can
be said for his efforts was what weather statisti
cians refer to as a trace.
All signs failed Monday when black clouds
gathered in the south and pushed their way
over the open country. Just when everything
looked favorable for a crackin' good thunder
Mrs. Mary D. McHaley receiv
; ed serious injuries
Post No. 6100 Veterans of Foreign Wars
May 29, 1947
rain will have descended. The
storm a brisk wind came from the north and
pushed the southern invader back. The net re
sult was enough rain to smear windshields and
a lot of dust to fill the atmosphere for several
The threatened showers did perform one valu
able service. They cooled the atmosphere and
that has been of some benefit to parched crops.
night when she slipped and fell
in the yard at her home on
Main street. Two ribs were bro
i ken and several bad bruises
ago, was found by F. M. Broady
on his ranch below Cecil last
At the Joe Westfall Feed
and Sale Stable on Wash
ington St. in oFssil, Ore.
All farm machinery on the
O.K. Ranch will be offered
to the highest bidder. Sale
starts at 10:30 a.m.
(1) D-4 Caterpillar Cat
(2) J. D. Tractor Plows.
(1) Chev. 1 12 .T. Truck.
(2) S ft. Mowers.
(2) Hay Rakes.
(1) Fanning Mill.
(2) Teams Horses.
Many other items from
O.K. Ranch and others.
W. H. Steiwer
I. A. Johnson
Martin and Sons
A special force has been as
signed to answering the many
letters sent to the state tax com
mission asking about the provi
sions of the new community tax
law enacted by the 1947 legisla
ture which goes into effect July
Oregon s first community tax
law was enacted by the 19-13
legislature. Patterned after the
Oklahoma law it was discarded
when the United States supreme
court declared the Oklahoma
law unconstitutional on the
grounds that it was optional and
this provision made it possible
for use as a tax evading ve
hicle. The new law is mandatory. A
man and wife each have an un
divided one-half interest in all
accruements received after the
act becomes effective. Accrue
ments include rents, interest,
salaries, dividends and profits.
Exceptions to the joint owner
ship are gifts, inheritances and
compensation for personal in
jury. The present community
property law does not affect the
dowery rights of property ac
quired previous to July 5, 1947.
RECORD OF ARRESTS
The increase in law violations
during the past month is not
the spring head of a crime wave.
It is a seasonal occurrence ac
counted for by the increase in
motor vehicle tourists, week-end
travel and the opening of the
fishing season. Either fisher
men are getting conservation
conscious or the fishing is get
ting poorer. Ask any fisherman.
There was only one arrest made
for exceeding the bag limit. Of
the 27)6 arrests made for game
law violations more than two
thirds were for having under
sized trout, with fishing in clos
ed areas as the second most pre
valent offense. Arrests for mo
tor vehicle law violations total
ed 2687 while 4709 others ere
warned. There were 14 arrests
made for violations of the com
mercial fishing laws and 278 for
Payrolls in Oregon for the
first four months of 1947 show
indications of topping the pre
vious high established in 1914.
Payrolls for the first quarter of
this year totaled S195.000.000 to
$200,000,000, the highest of any
peacetime period since 1936 and
above the $191,000,000 in 1915.
The first oiterter of last year
PARK LODGE OPENS
State officials attended the
opening of the $50,000 Silver
Friday. The body was shipped
t0 Portland for cremation.
Miss Echo Githens who has
been teaching school in Mor
gan is in the city assisting with
the eighth grade examinations.
She is visiting at the home of
her uncle, H. C. Githens.
The interior decorations are
being put in the new telephone
building on Willow street.
Mrs. Loto Galloway, formerly
Loto Peck, and little daughter
are spending a few weeks with
her mother, Mrs. T. L. Dorman.
E. R. Huston of this city has
sold his whet ranch In tHP
Eight Mile country to Harvie
Young. All improvements and
equipment go with the 960
acres of farm land.
0. M. YEAGER
415 Jones St. Phone 1483
Creek Falls state park lodge on
Wednesday, May 2S. The build
ing is destined to be one of Ore
gon's world-famed attractions.
It contains unequaled myrtle
wood furniture and decorations
of original design by the crea
tor of Timherline lodge furni
ture. The building itself is of
native stone. Ronald Nohlgren,
Salem restauranteur, will man
age the lodge and serve meals
daily from 12 noon to 9 p.m.
The Greyhound bus tours has
scheduled a loop trip from Port
land to the park.
Governor Earl Snell has ap
pointed G. F. (Ted) Chambers,
Salem, as a member of the
state board of higher education
succeeding the late Beatrice
Walton Sackett of Coos Bay. Mr.
Chambers is at the present time
a member of the memorial un
ion board and board of intercol
legiate athletics, and is a past
president of the Oegon State
College Alumni association. He
was born in Pennsylvania 52
years ago and has been engag
ed in the meat packing busi
ness for the past 27 years.
The governor also announced
this week the appointment of
Edwin Dyer, president of the
Southwest Tortland Lumber Co.,
as a member of the Port of Port
land commission. Mr. Dyer suc
ceeds Don Woodward who, be
cause of press of business, pre
ferred that his name be not con
sidered for reappointment.
CRESENDO IN THE CORRIDORS
Forest fire weather but no
forest fires. . . . The late legis
lature increased the cities' share
in highway funds now that de
partment declines to share costs
of traffic control devices within
cities It is costing the state
$90,000 to convert five buildings
at the recently acquired Klam
ath marine barracks into 75 ap
artments for married veterans.
... A general meeting of the Or
egon Association of Land Grant
counties has been called for
June 5, at Portland Oregon's
birth rate continues to climb
there were 8820 births in the
first quarter of the year with
;44J in the same period last year.
...The new parking meters in
Salem are averaging more than
$250.00 a week, with a minim
um fee of one cent. Parking
meter company officials say this
is the largest per capita "take"
of any capital city in the United
MILDRED CLARY ONE
; OF 824 GRADUATES
I Oregon State College, Corval
i lis, May 28 (Special) Mildred
Blanche Clary, Heppner, will be
i among 824 seniors and gradu
! ate students to receive degrees
j here at the seventy-eighth an
nual coHnencement Sunday,
This will be the largest grad
uating class in the history of the
college, the previous record
number being 790 in 1940. Of
the 824 n the class, 731 are sen
iors receiving the bachelor de
gree, 78 masters degrees and 13
either the degrees of doctor of
philosophy or doctor of educa
tion. Two pofessional degree.
are also included.
Miss Clary is getting her de
gree in busines and industry, a
division in which students com
bine business training with a
minor in one of the professional
Mrs. Frank Davis left the
first of the week for John Day
to visit her parents for a week
LJ1 From where
Was reading the other day about
the "collective" farms they have in
Mrtaln countries. It seems the folks
who run them have plenty of help
. good hours ... and the best
Sounds pretty nice till you
Isarn that tha "farmer" doesn't
wn bis land, or even farm it, in
nr sense. He takes orders from the
tats; produces whatever they
want him to produce, at prices they
at Even his off-hours are spent
according to state regulations.
No, that would never go here.
I 00 F Hall
Admission $1.00 and 50c
The public ic cordially invited. A good
time is assured to all.
Knzua News of Week
By Elsa M. Leathers
Owing to the prolonged dry
weather conditions the Kinzua
Pine Mills company find it ne
cessary to restrict the use of wa
ter for lawns to two hours a day.
However this restriction isn't
bad since very few? use the wa
ter this long.
The Kinzua Pine Mills com
pany announced last week an
increase in wages of 7 12 cents
an hour to all hourly employees,
retroactive to May 1.
Miss Dottie Hoover Is helping
her father, Bert Hoover In the
postoffice through the summer
vacation. Mrs. Beth Miller re
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Schroder
are the proud parents of a lit
tle daughter born on Friday.
She has been named Rebekah
and will be called "Bekky." She
is the granddaughter of Mel
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wahm and
small son Kenny went to The
Dalles on Saturday. While
there they visited Mr. Wahm's
sister, Mrs. Harlan Schroder and
new baby at the hospital.
The Kinzua Pine Mills com
pany is having all the houses
stained a dark brown color
trimmed in white. When all are
completed the results will be
Don Kyle and his boys were
out on a fire Sunday. The loca
Hon is not known at this writ
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Nistod of
Spokane moved here last week
where Mr. Nistod is with the
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Carmich-
ael of Lexington came to Fossil
for the commencement exercis
es Friday the 19th to see Mrs,
Carmichael's nephew, Owen
Leathers Jr., graduate.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bird
went to The Dalles Saturday to
see their son, Bud, at The Dalles
hospital, where he has been re
ceiving treatment for a badly
infected hand. His condition is
Wallace Hendrix and Junior
Morgan returned this week af
ter spending two weeks in Lon
don, Kentucky, with his parents.
Billy Litzell is spending a
few days visiting his father
here from Salem. Richard Mor
ris came up with him.
Kinzua played Fossil baseball
here Sunday. The game was ex
citing through the ninth inning
Kinzua scoring 4 runs in the
first, 1 in the second, and hold
ing Fossil to 0 until the fifth
when they scored 4 runs, again
1 run in the sixth and three in
the seventh for Kinzua, while
Fossil got 5 runs in the ninth,
One run in the ninth put Kinzua
So powerful one tick killi a rat.
Add to baiti
Durt In runwayt
Float on drinking watof
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I sit ... Joe Marsh
Want to Run a
We're willing to work hard, but we
like to farm the land our own way,
put our own value on the crops,
and relax as we like if only with
a temperate, companionable glass
From where I sit, collective
farming may produce results. But
the American way freedom to
work and relax as we see fit is
what makes this country a great
place to live. So let's not change it!
J. O. PETERSON
Lite Jewell? and Gift Coeds
Watches. Clocks, Duunanas
Expert Watch h. Jewelry Repalriat
Veterans of Foreign
Meetings 2nd and 4th Mondays at
8:00 p. m. in Legion Hall
0. M. YEAGER
CONTRACTOR & BUILDER
All kind of carpenter work.
Modern Homes Built or Remodeta
Phone 14S3 41S Jones Si
Turner, Van Marter
Phelps Funeral Horm
Licensed Funeral Directors
Phone 1S32 Heppner, Ore
Heppner City Council
Meets First Monday Each Month
Citizens having matters for discus
sion, please brine before
Abstract & Title Co.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE
Office in Peters Building
Accurate Credit Information
F. B. Nickerson
Phone 12 Heppner
Box 82, Heppner, Ore.
Superior Dry Cleaning
N. D. BAILEY
Lawn Mowers Sharpened
Sewing Machines Repaired
Phone 1485 for apointment,
or call at shop.
Colors to suit your home . . . Gilsonite
your old roofs.
Free Estimates Call 1282
11-9 as the result. This was
Fossil's second defeat, since j
Wasco defeated them last week.;
Owen Leathers Jr. and Laton
Tripp went to Prlnevllle the first
of the week.
Kinard McDanlel went to
Heppner Friday evening to the
commencement exercises where
his daughter Ramona was grad
uated. He will move his famjly
here as soon as a house Is avail
able. Mrs. Helen William and
daughter of Stanfield are visit
ing at her son's, Mr. and Mrs.
Jerrold Rood's, home hero this
week. Mrs. Williams said she
drove through a swarm of the
Mormon crickets on the high
way, coming over last Friday.
Let your youngsters
soak up plenty of Vitamin D . . .
Sue Parker Cotton Dresses
Size 1 to 3
3 to 6X
Little Boys' Wash Suits
2 to 6X $1.60
Seer Sucker Bib Overalls
3 to 8 . . . $2.00
Striped Gingham CI ftp
JOS. J. NYS
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Peters Building. Willow Street
J. 0. TURNER
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Hotel Heppner Building
P. W. MAHONEY
Attorney at Law
Heppner Hotel Building:
Willow Street Entrance
OK Rubber Welders
FRANK ENGKRAF, Prop.
First class work guaranteed
Located in the Kane Building
North Main St. Heppner, Ore.
Jack A. Woodhall
Doctor oi Dental Medicine
Office First Floor Bank Bklg.
Phone 2312 Heppner
Dr. L. D. Tibbies
Physician & Surgeon
First National Bunk Building
Res. Ph. 1162 Office Ph. 402
A. D. McMurdo, M. D.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
Trained Nurse Assistant
Office in Masonic Building
Dr. C. C. Dunham
Office up stairs I. O. O. F. Bld
Houst. calls made
House Phone 2.VS3 Office 2572
Blaine E. Isom
All Kinds of
Beds available by reservation.
V. P. BROWNE, M.D.
Physician & Surgeon
5 K Street Phone 952
RELIGIOUS VACATION SCHOOL
St. Patrick's parish will hold
its annual religious vacation
school commencing Monday,
June 2, for a period of two
weeks. It will be held in the
Heppner school building. Two
sisters. Sister Magdelene Fran
cis of Wasco. Calif., and Sister
Brendan of Baker will conduct
the school program this year.
They are expected to arrive In
Heppner next Sunday. The
school is for pro-school and
grade school children up to and
Including the eighth grade.
There will be five classes In
cluding pro-school, grades 1 and
2, 3 and 1, 5 and li, and 7 and
8. Non-members a're welcome to