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Heppner Ggzeltd Times, Heppner, Oregon, February 5, 1943-3
Card Party Bring
In Goodly Sum
By Echo Palmateer
The smorgasbord and card par
ty sponsored by the Topic club
at the Legion hall Saturday night
was a huge success. About 250
people were served at a table
decorated with spring flowers
and laden with a vast array of
foods, mostly Scandinavian dish
es Around $300 was taken in from
the smorgasbord. The tables in
the dining room were decorated
with the Swedish colors, blue, red
and yellow, and the serving com
mittee wore caps and aprons in
keeping with the colors. The head
committee consisted of Mrs. Har
ry Yarnell, Mrs. Cecil Thome,
Mrs. Milton Morgan, Mrs. Omar
Rietmann, Mrs .Mary Swanson
and Mrs. Clifford Carlson. After
the smorgasbord the evening was
spent in playing bridge, pinochle
and Chinese checkers. Pizes were
won as follows: Bridge high, Mrs,
Paul Pettyjohn and Victor Riet
mann; 2nd high, Mrs. Earl Blake
and Cleo Drake; pinochle high,
Mrs. Clive Huston and Earl
Blake. 2nd high, Mrs. Don Hel
iker and Clifford Yarnell. Mrs.
Henry Baker won the "300 pino
chle" prize. Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Baker won high in Chinese
checkers. H. O. Ely won the door
DATES TO REMEMBER
1. High school basketball game
here with Boardman, Friday nlte,
2. The Maranathas will meet
at the Otto Rietmann home Feb.
11 with Mrs. Dale Ray as hostess.
3. I.M.I.A. meeting at the Le
gion hall, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m.
4. A fellowship dinner at 6:30
p.m. at the Congregational
church, Feb. 12. Everyone Invited.
5. The study meeting of Topic
club, Feb. 13.
Installation of new Rebekah of
ficers was an event Thursday
evening, Jan. 29, with District
Deputy President Mrs. Paul Pet
tyjohn and District Marshal Mrs.
David Rietmann In charge. Those
Installed were, noble grand, Mrs.
Francis Ely; vice grand, Mrs. Ida
Coleman; secretary, Mrs. E. R.
Lundell; treasurer, Mrs. Mary
Swanson; conductor, Mrs. Echo
Palmateer; right suopprter to the
noble grand, Mrs. Wallace Mat
thews; left supporter to the noble
grand, Mrs. David Rietmann;
right suporter of vice grand, Mrs.
Delia Corson; left supporter of
vice grand, Mrs. C. E. Swanson;
musician, Mrs. Cleo Drake; in
side guardian, Mrs. Sam Esteb;
outside guardian, Mrs. Etta Brls
Mrs. Hershall Townsend was
appointed as chaplain and Miss
Mary Brackett as warden, but
were not present. Mrs. Matthews
as retiring noble grand present
ed each of her outgoing officers
with a pink carnation corsage
and presented the lodge with two
hammered aluminum coffee I
servers. Ice cream, cookies and
coffee were served by Mrs. David
Rietmann, Mrs. Cecil Thome,
Mrs. Cleo Drake and Mrs. Echo
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann
put out some feed for the birds
during the snow storm and over
40 robins came to the feast.
Charles White, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Gordon White, entered Pa
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Linn and
Mrs. Fannie Griffith spent the
week end in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Davis of
Umatilla were business visitors
The 6 percent limitation and
budget was voted on at the bud
get meeting Wednesday evening
at the school house. The vote on
both was 18 yes and none no.
Initiation was held at the reg
ular meeting of the Eastern Star
Tuesday, Jan. 27. Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Proudfoot of Portland were
guests at the meeting. Mr. Proud
foot is grand secretary of the
Masonic lodge of Oregon. Re
freshments were served by Mrs.
Wm. Seehafer, Mrs. E. M. Baker
and Mrs. Walter Corley.
Word was received of the en
gagement of Miss Mildred Smith
and Daniel Head, both of The
Dalles. They are former residents
of lone, Miss Smith being the
daughter of Mrs. Minnie Smith of
The Dalles and Mr. Head the son
of Rev. and Mrs. W. W. Head of
Cathlamet, Wash. He is with The
Much progress Is being made
with the work at the Cooperative
church. The firtex is put up in
the walls and ceiling, the walls
fo the basement have been kal
somined and a rest room put
in. The floors will be sanded this
week. The ladies of the commun
ity served meals for the men who
worked. The roof has been put
on the new Catholic church and
windows have been put In.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lundell en
tertained Rev. and Mrs. A. Shir
ley at "Shempajella" Sunday.
About 10 Inches of snow fell
here during the week end, which
is very beneficial to the wheat
but not so good for cars as sev
eral went in the ditch.
Johnny Jackson is driving a
model A Ford.
The lone P-TA held their reg
ular meeting at the schoolhouse
Wednesday, Jan. 28. Mrs. B. C
Forsythe, president, thanked all
her committees that helped with
the auction and the Christmas
program. The new set of by-laws
was read and adopted. After the
meeting the following program
was given with Miss Mary Brack
ett ir charge: Vocal solos, 'The
Stars Will Remember" and "The
Serenade of the Bells" by Miss
Patricia Drake; piano solo by
Mrs. E. M. Baker; a talk was giv
en by Miss Brown, a director of
the Camp Fire Girls from Walla
Walla. Visitors from Lexington
were present. Lunch was served
by Mrs. Wm. Seehafer, Mrs. E.
M. Baker, Mrs. Noel Dobyns and
Mrs. Van Hubbard.
The lone high school defeated
Umatilla high at Umatilla Jan.
The town team won their game
at Spray one night last week but
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Truck And Lumber
Burn On Grade Out
Of Kinzua Friday
By Elsa M. Leathers
A terrible accident occurred on
the grade early Friday evening
when a large load of finished
moulding lumber slipped and
caused the truck to turn over on
a curve. The truck and. load be
long to Bud Shannafelt, son of
Mrs O. D. Baker of Hermlston,
who has a lumber yard there
The finished lumber was for
some houses being built at Her
miston and he had purchased it
here. Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Baker
were driving close behind the
truck and saw it go over and
catch on fire. They rushed up
and tried to get the door open
The window was finally opened
from the inside and the small
son of Mr. Shannafelt was put
through first, then he and the
helper got through. None was
injured. The lumber and truck
were a complete loss in spite of
the fire extinguishers and lots of
help. About 15 cars returning
from the Fossil -Condon ball
game were detained for some
time about 11:30 when they
couldn't get by the fire. It burn
ed until about 3 a.m. Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Claud England
left Monday for a week-end va
cation at San Francisco. They
went by car to 'Klamath Falls
where they took the train on
While they are away Mel Wham
and J. B. Dyer will take care of
the pastime and Mrs. Slip Wright
and Bee Morgan, the confection
Mat Matson and Ernie Bour-
quist were slightly injured when
the Matson car turned over on
the grade near the Myers gate
Saturday a.m. Brakes locked was
said to be the cause. Bourquist
was taken to The Dalles hospital.
The car was wrecked.
Clara Faye Lamas came home
Friday from the hospital at The
Dalles where she was operated
on for appendicitis. She is an 8th
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Shell of Ar
lington visited his mother, Mrs.
Betty Shell, here the past week.
Mrs. Harlan Schroder and Mrs.
Ed Wham were hostesses for a
stork shower in honor of Mrs.
Stuart Turner, Saturday, at Mrs.
Mrs. Harlan Adams returned
home from Portland where she
had spent ten days receiving
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COUNTIES' INCOME FROM
Over a million and a half dol
lars of fiscal year 1947 national
forest receipts are being distri
buted to counties in Oregon ana
Washington, says H. J. Andrews,
regional forester, U. S. Forest ser
vice, Portland, Oregon. This rep
resents twenty-five per cent of
national forest gross receipts
from sale of timber, and other
forest uses. In accordance with
existing law, such payments In
lieu of taxes are made each year
by the federal government to
counties having national forests
within their borders. The law
states that the money is for roads
and schools. An additional ten
per cent of the receipts Js made
available for forest service use on
Oregon receives $938.87056 and
Washington eats $737,852.43 mak
ing a total for the two states of
$1,676,722.99. This Is an Increase
over fiscal year 1946, which
showed $559,280 for Oregon and
$398,089 for Washington, a total
of $957,369. The expanding cut
of national forest timber, to meet
current demand for lumber, ac
counts for the increase, says An
"We are placing national for
est timber on the market as rap
Idly as we can make It access!
lost to Wasco here Thursday
night, Jan. 29. The second town
team won from the high school.
The high school girls volley
ball team lost to Heppner at
Heppner, Jan. 28.
From the lone Independent,
Feb. 4, 1921: "Auto chain lost,
weed chain 355 lost last Monday
night, Jan. 31, between lone and
the ranch of the undersigned.
Finder will please leave at In
dependent office. Bert Johnson."
treatments for a skin ailment.
Mrs. Adams also visited at Ever
ett, Wash., with her father, Ed
McDanlel, and sister, Mrs. Frank
Bailey, and other friends and rel
Sickness caused a number of
high school students to remain
home a part of this week. They
were Dale and Steve Harrison,
Dick and Nona Graham, Perry
Adams, Marlene Neth, Ethel Hill,
Carda Pierson and Donnle Os
trander. Glen Hadley went to Fossil on
Sunday. His son Stan returned to
Camp 5 with him.
Johnny Green and Jack Pitt
man quit here last week and
went to Prineville to work. They
were on the green chain and have
the same Job there. Mrs. Johnny
Green will move to Prineville
when a house is available.
Mr. and Mrs. Les Knowles
spent over-night at the Lee Neth
home here, from Eugene. The
Knowles are moving from Eu
gene to Burns where he is em
ployed. Donnle Knowles spent
several days here and at Camp
5 visiting, but plans to help his
parents get settled at Bums be
fore returning to school.
Condon played the two return
games at Fossil on Friday night,
Condon winning both games. The
A string won 32 to 37 A large
crowd was present from Condon,
Kinzua and fossil. Because of
furnace trouble the gym was
pretty cold. The high school
girls served hot coffee and sand
wiches, besides pop and pop
corn. The gate receipts netted
Lexington played the Falcons
on Saturday night, with Fossil
winning, 35-16. This was not a
The Falcons go to Heppner on
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We wish to thank neighbors
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