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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, June 19, 1947-3
lone News Items of the Week
By Echo Palmateer (
The annual school meeting!
was hold at the schoolhouse at
2 o'clock Monday afternoon. The I
hudfiet was accepted hy all vot-1
ers present. Berl Akers was el
ected director for three years, I
Oscar Peterson being the outgo
ing director, and K. Markhaml
Baker was elected director from
this zone on the rural school
board. Henry Peterson explain-1
ed House Bill 9 and Bert John-!
son explained bill 80.
Dorothy Dobyns, daughter of ;
Mr. and Mrs. Noel Dobyns has
been ill for several days with
the flu, but is better now.
Mrs. Algott Lundell is attend
ing summer school at La
J. O. Worlendyke of Bowser,
B. C, spent the week end with
his niece, Mrs. James Lindsay.
Allen Peterson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Victor Peterson of The Dal
les, is a guest of his uncle, Vic
Mr. and Mrs. Earl McCabe
went to Pendelton Saturday.
Oscar Lundell is building a
very artistic brick fence around
From the. lone Independent,
June 21, 1921: "The extremely
cool nights of the past weeks
have retarded the ripening of
grain somewhat, though some
early planting will be ready to
cut next week. By the middle
of July harvesting will be in
full swing and one of the larg
est yields gathered ever known
Dates to remember: IIEC of
Willows grange at the grange
hall, not lurk dinner at noon, on
runny, uuiltr uu. hi uim lint-ling
of the grange June 21... Po
mona grange, June 27.
Much building activity is go
ing on around town. Cement
foundations are made for the
Omar Itietmann building and as
soon as the building is finished
Mr. Rietmann will move his
stock of hardware and imple
ments into it and tear down the
old building and erect another
new one In its place. Gordon
White has started a dwelling
house on Main street. Rod
Wentworth is making much pro
gress on his blacksmith shop.
Henry Clarks are remodeling
their house. Remodeling has
been done in the grange hall
kitchen, also the dining room
and kitchen at the legion hall
is being finished.
Mrs. Wallace Matthews went
to Portland Wednesday of last
week with Mr. and Mrs. Holmes
Gabbert and returned Saturday.
Mrs. Omar Rietmann returned
from Portland Monday. Her son
Gene drove down after her.
George Griffith of Morgan
HERE'S ADVANCE NEWS
These are the trucks you'll want to see
today's newest trucks-on display soon at the
Hodge Chevrolet Company, Main Street. The
Advance-Design Chevrolet trucks have in
creased load-space . . . longer wheelbase . . .
stronger, sturdier frames. Chevrolet's new
flexi-mounted cab is cushioned against road
shocks, torsion and vibration. Chevrolet's
fresh-air heating and ventilating system, the
Cab That "Breathes" (optional at extra cost)
"inhales" fresh air . . . "exhales" used air, for
greater driver comfort.
Chevrolet trucks are powered by the famous
Chevrolet valve - in - head truck engines -world's
most economical for their size-to give
you extra power with greatest economy.
If you're a truck operator-interested in the
plain facts of payloads and operating costs
plan to see the new Chevrolet trucks. Consult
the Hodge Chevrolet Company, 2 West Main
Street. We can help you select a Chevrolet
truck to fit your hauling needs.
HODGE CHEVROLET CO.
2 WEST MAIN STREET
went to Corvallis last week and
brought his sister June home.
Mr. and Mrs. James Lindsay
and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Smith
spent Sunday at the Mankins'
Those home from colleges are
Alton Yarnell of University of
Washington; Alice Nichoson,
June Griffith, Gene Rietmann,
Donald Peterson, Oregon State,
and Mildred Carlson from the
University of Oregon.
Several from here attended the
rodeo at Art Hughes' at Lena
Heppner defeated lone in the
ball game here Sunday, 5 to 2.
Mrs. David Baker and son
Robert Henry are home from
A family reunion was held at
the A. A. McCabe home In hon
or of Father's day. The follow
ing were present: Mr. and Mrs.
Robert McCabe and son Jackie
of Forest Grove, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Ingalls of Adams, Mr,
and Mrs. L. A. McCabe and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Mc
Cabe and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl McCabe and daughter Ar
leta, James and Ernest McCabe,
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lundell
and daughters, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Eubanks and daughter
Marlene, and Miss Mary Jean
Bristow. This is the first time
the McCabe children have been
together for about ten years,
The books, "Mrs. Mike" by
Benedict and Nancy Freedman,
and 'The Empire Builders" by
Case were donated to the lone
public library by Mrs. Charles
O'Connor and Mrs. Mary Swan
son. Mrs. Gordon White and chil
dren, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. White,
and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bergev
in went to Bickleton, Wash.,
Saturday to a pioneer reunion.
Mrs. John Benson of San Fran
cisco is a guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Franklin Lindstrom. The Lind
stroms met her at Pasco. Mrs.
Benson was the former Hilde-
gard Williams and taught in
the grades here a few years ago.
The Maranatha society met at
the home of Mrs. Gary Tullis
Wednesday, June 11. Refresh
ments of ice cream, cake and
I coffee were served by the hos
' tesses. Mrs. Marion Palmer and
I Mrs. Tullis.
I The lone Memorial Improve-
ment association met at the le
: gion hall Wednesday evening,
! June 11. The by-laws of the as
sociation were approved.
' It was reported that Delbert
I Emert lost two valuable Here
ford bulls by the-animals kill
I ing each other in a fight.
I Miss Betty Lou Griffin return
ed from Ordnance last week
where she spent a couple of
weeks at the home of her uncle,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Yarnell
have purchased a new Cadillac
Mrs. Lester Britton of Tygh
Valley and Mrs. Ned Carr of The
Dalles, who have been staying
at the Wiles home, left last
week for their homes. They took
their mother, Mrs. Alice Wiles,
with them. j
Daily vacation bible school
closed Friday the 13th and was i
followed with a picnic at the j
Clark Stephens ranch near Hard
man. About 40 children and tea
chers attended the picnic. The
following program was given
Sunday evening by those at-
i tending the bible school: Songs
and choruses by all, led by Miss
Dclores Drake; the beginners,
primary junior and Intermedi
ate classes each gave exercises,
songs, memory verses' and a
summary of the work they did
during the school; exhibit of
SENIOR RESERVIE OFFICERS
START SIX WEEKS CAMP
ON JUNE 23RD
More than 500 cadets of senior
reserve officers training corps
units in the Sixth Army area
will begin six weeks of summer
camp training starting June 23,
so announced Captain George R.
Smith, commanding officer Pen
dleton army recruiting station,
on receipt of word from Major
General George P. Hays, Sixth
Sixth Army ROTC camps will
be conducted at Fort Lewis, Wn.,
and Fort Winfield Scott, Pre- j
sidio of San Francisco. Colonel i
William F. Ritter, professor of
military science and tactics at
the University of California, will
be commanding officer of the
camp at Fort Lewis and Colonel
Norman E. Hartman, professor
of military science and tactics
at Fordham university, will
command the Fort Scott camp.
In addition to cadets from
Sixth Army ROTC areas, the
camp at Fort Scott, home of the
Seacoast branch of the artillery
school will receive a number of
cadets from the First Army area.
At the same time some 130 ROTC
students from the Sixth Army
will attend camp in other army
, Second Infantry Division
troops will assist the c?mp pro
gram at Fort Lewis with dem
onstrations of military tactics
I and in technical subjects.
ROTC units from the following
universities will attend the Fort
j Arizona, California, University
I of California at Los Angeles,
Nevada, Montana. Santa Clara.
Stanford, Utah, Washington, Ha
: waii, Alaska, Montana State,
Oregon State, Washington State
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Rosewall
drove to John Day and returned
i lM' .-i'stic about the ride Into
! that region. It was their first
trip through the picture gorge
'and they are asking themselves,
("where has this picture gorge
been all our lives?"
RECEIVES M.E. DECREE
George A. Corwin, former sup
erintendent of the Heppner
schools was awarded his master
j of education degree at the Uni
versity of Oregon commence
I ment exercises held at Eugene
Sunday, June 15. He went from
his summer location at Pomeroy,
I Wash., to receive the coveted
hand work was on display. Aw
ards were given those who at
tended the school.
The study meeting of the
Topic club met at the home of
Mrs. Roy Lindstrom June 14. The
following officers were elected
for the coming year: President,
Mrs. Noel Dobyns; vice-president,
Mrs. Cecil Thorne; secretary-treasurer,
Mrs. Herbert Ek
strom. There were 18 members
and one guest present. The book,
"Mrs. Mike," by Benedict and
Nancy Freedman, was reviewed
by Mrs. Fannie Griffith and Mrs.
Noel Dobyns. Refreshments of
Boston cream pie and coffee
were served by the hostesses,
Mrs. Griffith, Mrs. Dobyns and
Mrs. Echo Palmateer.
Ernest McCabe is working at
Adams in the pea harvest.
The Misses Patricia Drake,
Ruby Ann Rietmann, Lola Ann
McCabe and Carlotta Olden left
Tuesday for Corvallis to attend
4-H summer school.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zinter and
family returned last week from
Spokane where they were visit
ing. Mrs. Carl Linn was a delegat
to the Eastern Star convention
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Lapp of Eph
rata, Wash., were guests of Mrs.
Lapp's brother, Walter Corley.
The American Legion mem
bers had a membership drive
party at their hall Friday eve
ning, June 13. Sandwiches,
doughnuts and coffee were serv
ed. Those attending reported a
very enjoyable time.
Mrs. Ada Cannon left for Port
land Thursday of last week to
visit her children there and at
tend the Rose festival.
Mrs. Earl Morgan and daugh
ter Earlene are staying at the
home of Mrs. Morgan's son,
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lindstrom
and son Stephen and Mrs. Fan
nie Griffith arrived Friday of
last week from Portland where
they attended the Rose festival
and Mrs. Lindstrom was dele
gate to the Eastern Star con
vention. Lois Howk of Troutdale
returned with them. She is a
niece of Mrs. Griffith.
A RED LETTER DAY! That's what you'll say, when the
waiting is over and your favorite appliance dealer delivers
the sparkling new electric range you've ordered. (We'll be
glad, too, when powerline and substation equipment is
no longer on the hard to get list). One thing is certain
you'll be amazed at the extra-low operating cost of the
new appliances. Yes, you can use them generously
to enjoy the convenience of electric
living because PP & L rates are
only half the national average!
PACIFIC POWER & LIGHT COMPANY
7 USAki OF fUHIC SiRVIC
IF IT'S FUN YOU WANT
RODEO ROUNDS, 2:30
Admission: 60c Adults; 30c Students; Children 12 years and under admitted free
A WHEAT-TIMBER LEAGUE GAME
Everyone likes to see a good parade
so let's not miss this one.
Bring your picnic lunch, there will
be plenty of shade where you can
enjoy yourself. If you find you did
n't bring enough lunch the Rebek
ahs are selling hot dogs, hamburg
ers, soft drinks, coffee and dough
nuts all day and night.
Folks, the smoker we are putting
on isn't one of those buddy-buddy
fights; we are having professional
fighters who are out for blood. There
will be four bouts plus the main
event. This all takes place at 7:00
on the 5th at the Lexington school
Don't forget the big air show that
starts at 1 :00 on the 4th. There will
be all types of planes for you to see.
The fireworks on the 4th is some
thing else you will want to see. It
will be the kind you like and set off
the way you like to see it.
j th LIth
DANCING WILL START AT 9 ON BOTH THE 4TH AND 5TH