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From Busy Three
Weeks Aufo Trip
Mrs. Echo Palmateer
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hellker
returned home Sunday from a
three weeks auto trip to Califor
nia. They reported a wonderful
time. They went down through
Klamath Falls and stopped at
Peterson rock gardens near
Bend, at Sutter's Fort and Sac
ramento, then on to Los Angeles
where they attended the wed
ding of Mrs. Harriet Lundell and
Gerald Bolman. After sightsee
ing there they went to La Guna
and Three' Arch bay. While
there they saw the Columbia
picture, "The Wreck of the Hes
perius," being made and met the
leading actor, Wlllard Parker.
They also saw the midget auto
race at Gilmore field. They were
accompanied as far as Monte
rey by Mr. and Mrs. Bolman. Mr.
and Mrs. Heliker stopped at San
Francisco where they witnessed
a ball game between the San
Francisco Seals and the Sacra
mento team and a polo game at
Golden Gate park. They were
much impressed by the redwoods
and experienced an earthquake
ai woett, tai. They also visited
the trees of mystery, the sea lion
caves, stopped at Waldport and
visited Mrs. Minnie McFarland,
and visited Mr. and Mrs. Larry
netener in Portland and Mrs.
Heliker's folks at The Dalles.
They were forced to spend Sat-
uraay night at Rufus on account
of a flood and saw the train
wreck across the river.
The tennis court is expected to
be completed this week. It will
be one of the finest in the state
when finished. The dimensions
are 99 feet by 86 feet, with the
fence 118 ft. by 86 ft.
Walter Dobyns is putting a
new roof on his house.
Miss Laurel Palmateer has ac
cepted a position in the tele
phone office in Portland.
WHEN SHOPPING IN TOWN
DROP IN FOR REFRESHMENT
Enjoy the pleasure of good food
and our own delicious Ice Cream
Stop in for a delicious snack whenever
you're in need of refreshment ... or
better still, round up the family for a
"night, out" occasionally. We're al
ways ready to satisfy you with the best
in quality foods.
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Is your car battery ready for cold
If notbetter invest ina new LINCOLN
BATTERY at your friendly
These batteries are kept at full charge
by our Willard Charge Preserver.
LINCOLN CHIEFTAIN - $14.75
for 1933-39 Fords; 1937-39 Chevs
Also be sure your car is getting proper
cold weather lubrication with- ' '
AUTO KING MOTOR OIL
2 gal. for $1.49 t
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FIRE BV JUST RUBBING
TWO STICKS 06t1UER
Mrs. Lana Padberg had Iml
lauon DncK siding and a new
roof put on her barn here in
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Cotter were
visitors In The Dalles Monday.
lone beat Irrigon in the first
football game here last Friday,
b to i. the school had a bon
fire and rally the evening be
fore the game.
Mrs. Ada Cannon is moving
to her new home in Heppner this
Mrs. Ethel Stewart' returned
home from Portland last week
where she went on business. Her
sister, Mrs. Alton Sharp of Con
don visited her for a short time
Miss Joyce Salter returned this
week from Great Falls, Mont.
where she had been visiting rel
Mrs. Myrtle Tullis of Pendle
ton spent the week end at the
home of her son, Gary Tullis
She was accompanied by Miss
Marjorie Holt, also of Pendleton
Garland Swanson, Roy Lind
strom, Noel Dobyns from here,
Elmo McMillan of Salem and
Don Carmichael of Portland left
Sunday morning for Wallowa
lake to fish and hunt. They will
use pack horses in the moun
Fifty-three adult books have
been received by the lone pub
lic library from the state library
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ball are
living in one of Lee Beckner's
Mrs. Doris Gollyhorn is the
new clerk at the Swanson store.
The Oddfellows at Morgan
had a potluck supper at their
hall Thursday, Sept. 25.
From the lone Independent,
Sept. 30, 1921: "Fred Buchanan
has leased the lower Laxton Mc
Murray ranch, formerly the
Lindsay place and will manage
it in connection with his own
place. Mr. McMurray intends
to purchase several hundred
head of cattle to fatten for mar
ket during the winter."
Mrs. Mary Swanson received
word that her son Norman un
derwent an appendectomy at the
Providence hospital in Portland.
He is reported to be getting along
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Wade and
children of Walla Walla return
ed home with Mrs. Etta Bristow
Saturday and spent the week end
here. Mrs. Bristow had been in
Walla Walla for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Eubanks
and daughter from near Arling-
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These are the
pictures of Rodeo
ton were lone visitors Sunday. support bill. They also promot
Mrs. Harry Yarnell received ed salary increases and provid
cuts on the face and knee and ed group insurance. He explain
Admission SI .00, tax included
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Do sparks fly from your iron ... do youi; electrical appliances make
the lights flicker? Chances are you're not getting the best and most
economical use of your electric service. It might be that your wires
are not large enough to take care of present electrical needs. Con
sult us ... we do-expert house wnring.
a dislocated finger in an auto
mobile accident at Stevenson,
Wash., Sunday. The Yarnell car
was struck by another car. Both
cars were badly damaged. Clif
ford Yarnell was driving the Yar
nell car but he received no in
Juries. The car was left at Stev.
enson and they returned home
on the bus.
George Mahoney and Phil
Llndley of Bridgeport, Conn., are
visiting at the Harry Yarnell
Mrs. Vernon Brown Is in
Portland hospital. She had to
have her arm that she broke
some time ago, reset
Mr. and Mrs. Richmond Stur
gill of Bremerton, Wash., are
visiting relatives here and are
planning on doing some hunt
ing. Mrs. Sturgill is the daugh
ter of Mrs. Addie Salter. Their
daughter, LaVeda Heard, has
been visiting here for some time.
Miss Patricia Drake has been
suffering-from an infection in
her leg this week.
Mrs. Lloyd Morgan returned
home from The Dalles last week.
The PNG club of the Rebekahs
gave a potluck dinner at their
hall Fiday at noon, Sept. 26. They
made plans to have a dinner on
election day, October 7, and the
proceeds to go towards repairing
the walls and ceiling of their
The P-TA held their regular
meeting Wednesday evening,
Sept. 24, with president, Mrs.
B. C. Forsythe, presiding. Plans
were discussed on how to get
more people to attend the meet
ings and the type of programs
to be given. Planting of trees
on the school premises was dis
cussed. Lunch was served by
Mrs. Forsythe and Mrs. Herbert
The social meeting of the Top
ic club met at the home of Mrs.
Milton Morgan Saturday after
noon, Sept. 27, with five tables
of court whist at play. Those
winning prizes were, high, Mrs.
Raymond Lundell and Mrs. Om
ar Rietmann; low, Mrs. Francis
Ely and Mrs. Echo Palmateer.'
Refreshments of pineapple up.
sidedown cake and coffee were
served by the hostesses, Mrs.
Mary Swanson, Mrs. Fannie Grif
fith and Mrs. Morgan.
At a meeting of the Morrow
county unit of the O.E.A. Mon
day night at the schoolhouse the
following officers were elected:
President, B. C. Forsythe; secre
tary, Mrs. Franklin Ely of lone;
vice president, Mrs. A. N. Sol
wold of Irrigon; treasurer, Mrs.
Edna Turner, Heppner; delegate
to O.E.A. convention at Portland,
Mrs. Marie Clary, Heppner. Hen
ry Tetz was nominated from dis
trict No. 7 to serve on board of
trustees of state association.
Mrs. Lucy Rodgers welcomed the
teachers and explained the use
of some of the educational ma
terial sent out. She urged the
teachers to keep themselves well
informed and so know what is
going on currently in addition
to textbook material. Richard
Barss, editor of O.E.A. Journal
was the speaker of the evening.
He told what has been done re
cently by the O.E.A. for the tea
chers. The association introduce
ed 12 measures into the legisla
ture and did the most effective
lobbying of any organization,
thus getting all measures pass
ed. Among these were the min
imum salary law, basic school
When winter comes along cold,
blustery mornings and nights
with snow flakes falling it's
business as usual, as far as you
're concerned. You Just go your
usual way, secure in the know
ledge that you'll be warm and
comfortable and looking your
There is nothing so very surpris
ing about this, when you come
to think about it. The Curlee
folks started a long time ago,
making clothes for men who
wanted the best. Over the years
they have discovered or develop
ed the ingredients which spell
success. First of all, they search
the market for fine materials.
not only overcoat fabrics of good
quality in the season's smart
patterns, but linings and inner
materials, as well. These they
turn over to their skilled design
ersmen who KNOW what you
want in the way of suits and
overcoats. When they have cre
ated the patterns, expert work
men build lasting good looks and
comfortable wear into every gar
ment that carries the Curlee
One thing which is surprising,
though. Is that so much down
right quality can be packed into
these Curlee Overcoats at such
moderate prices. It is no wonder
that when it comes right down
to style fit and comfortable
wear so many discriminating
men say, "MAKE MINE CUR
LEE." Wilson's Men's Wear
The Store of Personal Service
ed they have 21 committees to
formulate these ideas which then
go before the O.E.A. representa
tive council. He told of things
to come up during the next year
to improve possibilities of the
teaching profession. He stressed
the fact there are two types of
teacher activity: classroom ac
tivity, consisting of subject mat
ter and knowledge of the child,
and professional activity, and
that teachers should be active in
both types. The lone P-TA serv
ed a turkey dinner before the
meeting to 37 teachers of Mor
Dates to remember: The aux
iliary of the American Legion
win meet Tuesday afternoon,
Oct. 7, at the Legion hall. . . . The
PNG club of the Rebekahs will
give a dinner at their hall elec
tion day, October 7 The Mar-
anathas will meet at the home
of Mrs. Hershall Townsend, Wed
nesday, Oct. 8 The Topic club
will meet at the home of Mrs.
Clell Rea Friday, Oct. 10. This is
a study meeting. ... Dance at the
Legion hall, October 4.
Mrs. Mary Swanson, Mrs. C.
W. Swanson, Mrs. Ella David
son, Mrs. Bert Mason, Mrs. Omar
Rietmann and Mrs. Werner Riet
mann attended a luncheon at
the Ted Smith home in Heppner
Monday given in honor of Mrs.
Carl Feldman of Sunnyvale, Cal.
Johnny Bristow fractured his
Jerry Wentworth, youne son of
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Wentworth.
fell Sunday night from the office
in the Wentworth shoD to the
concrete main floor, which is
about eight feet. He is thought
to have a fractured skull. He also
received some pretty bad bruises.
Jerry and some other boys were
sleeping at the office when he
fell. He has to stay in bed a
week at his home.
Gaylord Salter, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Hugh Salter, inlured his
knee while playing football here
Rev. Alfred Shirley went to
The Dalles last week and .brot
Mrs. Shirley back with him.
Mrs. John Garvey and baby
left last week for her home In
Heppnef Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, October 2, 1947-3
KINZUA NEWS Rone an aPPendlx operation the where he La employed as a cook.
Friday before. ( LoUis Cannic was here vialtinf
By Elsa M. Leathers Mr. and Mrs. Harry Johnson over the week end from The
Mr. and Mrs. Herb Wright and daughter and Mrs. Harvey Dalles,
brought their small daughter ?yer, ar t"iing the week Mr .and Mrs. Slim Roadln of
home on Friday from The Dalles ""f 'f , J C?,mP 5 X'nZUa SU"dy
. .. , . . . . Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bothum and afternoon.
hospital where she had under- daughter spent the week end Mr. and Mrs. Ray O'Neal went
visiting at Richmond. to La Grande Sunday on a bus-
Dallas McDaniel of Lonerock iness trip and will return Mon
Katy Jellick went to The Dal
les Saturday to see Red Lear
who is ill there. She was ac-
Providence, R. I. She visited here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
was an overnight visitor in Kln-
711a hrincrtnir hia mnttior Wra
Mr. and Mrs. Algott Lundell, Kinard McDaniel, home.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lundell and Mr. and Mrs Silp Wright flew
Miss Mary Braekett were Pen- tn Tu.-ictnn tn visit tholr f am. com Dan led down bv Rav riavl.
dleton visitors Saturday. Oscar nies and to look after their They will return Sunday.
Lundell bought a truck While ranrh rptnrninff nn SnnHav i Clav Philll n anil riancrhr,?
there. ' - ann fPC Ralnh Mra anH Jes.slvn nhnnneri anH att,nriH tn
Those attending the Stefani- family spent the week end at business In The Dalles Wednes-
Bergstrom wedding in Portland their ranch near Lonerock. cay or this week.
Saturday from here were Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Alf Freeoff spent
Mrs. Leonard Carlson and fam-, the week end at Lonerock at the
ily, Mrs. Oscar Peterson and, Geo. Fichture ranch. Mrs. Fich
daughter Eunice, Mr. and Mrs. 1 ture is Mrs. Freeoff 's mother.
Louis Bergevin, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Ralph (Glenna)- Moore
Herbert Ekstrom and family, Mr. suffered a heart attack here ear
and Mrs. John Eubanks, Mrs. ly Thursday a. m. and was
Harry Yarnell and son Clifford, rushed to The Dalles hospital
Mrs. Gordon White, the Misses where she spent several days.
Eva Swanson, Shirley Smouse, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Terrv and
Alice Nlchoson, Melba Crawford,
Mrs. Bert Hoover is taking her
two weeks vacation now, and
Mrs. Frank Denton Is taking her
place in the store. Mr. and Mrs.
Hoover were in Boardman one
day this week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Claude Cox
returned last week from a trip
to the coast and other Doints. In-
daughter, Letrice Ray, left Sat-1 eluding a stop in Portland for
and Mrs. Garland Swanson. urciay a. m. for Klamath Fails ' two or three days.-
Attention Farmers, Home Owners
Have obtained plenty of crushed rock and reject
gravel, ideal for driveways, roads and yards.
Place orders now before it is too late.
We Still Haul Concrete Gravel from Umatilla
Rates Reasonable. Special Rates for Large Orders.
LEXINGTON SAND & GRAVEL
. . and still State Grange leaders
(NOT all the Pomona Granges) oppose the Sales Tax
Oregon'! Attorney General, George Neuner, in response to many queries in
spired by Grange propaganda, has written and authorized for release the fol
lowing on the seed, feed and fertilizer question:
"From a practical standpoint, It would appear that a regulation by the
fsfare fan) commission EXEMPTING seed, feed and lirtillur (from rbe
Sales ToJ would probably not be subject to attack, tfcere being no one
Injured thereby wno would have a legal status to sue."
It's Just that simple! It can be assumed from the above that seed, feed and fer
tilizer WILL be exempt.
yL It Oregon Grange leaders hod kept faith with
their members they would hare been the first
ro support the Sales Tax . . . becauie Oregon
farmers head the list of the State's property
earners, ond will therefore be the first to bene
,fit by the property tax reductions
GUARANTEED BY THE SALES TAX
Read what GRANGE LEADERS in other states
think about the SALES TAX!
Grange Masters in Iowa, Nebraska, North Carolina
and Colorado Uphold the Sales Tax as a Fair Tax!
H. 8. CALDWELL, MASTER, NORTH CAROLINA STATE GRANGE:
"North Corolino hos hod soles tox low since obout 1933 . . . Thi
tox hos distributed the tox burden without hardship on ony one Qroup."
I. W. CARRADUS. MASTER, IOWA STATE GRANGE:
"I think tHot Soles Tox is the most foir tox we hove. With such a
tax, everyone pays his foir share of toxes with every purchase mode.'
B. V. HOLMES, MASTER, NEBRASKA STATE GRANGE:
The gronge in our State has been in the Legislature two terms with
of 2. We hove been beaten both
o General Retail Sales Tox bit
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L R. PRITCHARD,
"Our soles tox woe
put into effect March
15, I93S. It has
been one of the most
sotisfoctory toxes thot
we have here in Colo
rado, inasmuch os it
is an equal tox, eoch
poying occordmg to
their buying power."
"A Sales Tax is on
of rk '-urest -axes
thgl cum ot Ov.xd."
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