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Heppner Gazette Times
Heppner' Oregon, Thursday, February 26, 1948
Volume 64, Number 49
City Offers Rodeo
Grounds To County
For Faif Purposes
May Hinder Deal
From Being Closed
A reopening of city-county ne
gotiations concerning more of the
city's property constituted the
main business which called for a
special meeting of the Heppner
council Monday evening. It had
to do with a request from the
Morrow county fair board for
control of the Rodeo field and
that that control be acquired ear
ly enough to permit inclusion of
the grounds in this year's fair
There appeared to be no objec
tion on the city's part to turn
ing the whole property over to
the fair board to be used for
the purpose set up in the request.
However, to protect the city
against the possibility of future
unpleasantness the council in
sisted upon a reverter clause
which would be in force at an
time the fair board failed to use
the grounds for the purposes for
which they are sought. By Insert
ing the reverter clause, the fair
board will have to submit the
transaction to the state attorney
for an opinion and pending that
opinion it is not known wheth
er the property will pass from
the city's control.
If the city's offer is approved
by the attorney general and the
fair board takes over, a program
will be worked out to make a fine j
fair set-up. It has been the de
sire of the fair board to cooperate
with the Heppner Rodeo associa
tion in building up a combined
show and fair and perhaps work
out an entirely new type of en
tertainment. The Rodeo associa
tion has signified a willingness
to cooperate and if the present
deal goes through there may be
a different program this fall.
By Mrs. Cecil Jones
Dale Paplneau, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Papineau of this city,
entered the Shriner's hospital for
crippled children in Portland last
Thursday. Dale will undergo sur
gery on his arm which was brok
en some time ago.
Services will be held at the
Christian church Feb. 29 by Mr.
George Hatch of Portland. Subject
at 11 a.m., "The Program of Je
sus," and at 7:30 p.m., "Power in
Tim Blood." Mr. Hatch is coming
with a view to locating so will
be glad to meet you at this ser
vice. Word has been received by Mr.
and Mrs. Newt O'Harra that their
daughter Patty has passed slate
examinations and is now a reg
istered nurse. She passed with
quite a high rating in a class of
t -ore than 10.
The Amicitia club met at the
home of Mrs. C. C. Carmir-hael on
Wednesday night. Refreshments
of strawberry and pineapple ba
varinne cream was served with
coffee. High was won by Mrs.
Rodger Anderson and low hy Mrs.
Tom Barnett, who has been a
patient in llermlston General
hospital, has been moved to Wal
la Walla to the general hospital
where he will receive additional
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Breeding
spent the week end in Prineville
where they visited Mr. and Mrs.
Melvin Brady spent the week
end In Lexington with his grand
mother, Mrs. Elsie Peterson, and
sister, Mrs. Vernon Christopher
son. Melvin works in the bank
Elmer Hunt spent the week end
in l.n Grande with his family.
Mrs. Randall Martin and son
are spending a few days in The
Dalles. While they are gone their
daughter Janice is staying at Ihe
home of Mr. and Mrs. Newt O'
Harra. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Breeding
spent Tuesday in Walla Walla.
The Lexington P-TA held their
annual meeting Tuesday in the
school auditorium. The program
was on founder's day. A horn du
et with Patricia Majeske and Jo
McMillan, Larry Henderson and
Inez Md'addcn each played horn
solos. After this refreshments
were served In the basemonthrd
consisting of hamburgers and
cfiTfee prepared and served by
Mr. Howton and Ted McMillan,
were served in the basement. The
P-TA plans to give a banquet for
the high school on March 16. The
regular P-TA meeting will be on
this night and plans are being
made at Ihe present for an out-of-town
The Lexington band played nt
Ihe Elks convention Saturday af
ternoon in Heppner.
The Lexington Jack Rabbits
will motor to Mitchell Saturday
where they will play ball with
the Mitchell buys. After the
game Ihe Lexington boys are to
he guests of the Mitchell team,
returning to Lexington Sunday.
The Lexington high school Is
sponsoring a volleyball game be
I ween the high school girls and
the town bombers and also a
Continued on Pact Two
Pastor Joe Jewett
To Baker Church
Members of the congregation of
the Heppner Church of Christ re
ceived a surprise Sunday morn
ing when the pastor, Joe Jewett,
announced that he was resigning
his ministry here to accept the
pastorate of the Church of Christ
at Baker. He expects to take over
the new charge on May 1.
Mr. Jewett stated that it had
not been an easy matter for him
to make up his mind to leave the
local church, which he has serv
ed the past two years to the sat
isfaction of his congregation, and
that affairs at Baker served as
a challenge to him which finally
resulted in making the choice.
Coming here from Milton, Mr.
Jewett has ingratiated himself
with his congregation and the
community alike. Not alone will
the church here miss his pastor
ate but the valuable services of
Mrs. Jewett as well, An old say
ing seems pertinent to this situ
ationwhat is Heppner's loss is
Ghost's Main Dish
Fans were treated to a rousing
evening of basketball at the high
school gym Tuesday evening
when the Heppner Townies met
the Colored Ghosts, a traveling
Negro team, famous for their bas
ketball ability and showmanship.
A capacity crowd was kept at a
hilarious pitch by their ball jug
gling, twirling and clever trick
In addition to this game, two
preliminaries were played be
tween the lone and Heppner
grammar school teams. Between
games, the crowd was entertain
ed by the Heppner school band
and baton twirlers.
County Agent News . .
Plans for a Mormon cricket
control program were made at
the meeting held at the Vendome
hotel, Arlington, last Thursday
afternoon. Representatives of the
U.S.D.A. bureau of entomology
and grasshopper control and Ore
gon State college met with the
Morrow-Gilliam Cricket Control
association and farmers from
Morrow, Gilliam and Umatilla
Byrne Thrallkill and Harvey
Summers, burea ouf entomology
and grasshopper control, report
ed that the cricket infestation in
this area covered an additional
200 square miles compared to
last year's infestation, with ser
ious infestation covering 7.500
acres in Morrow county, COO in
Gilliam county, and 600 acres in
Sherman county. Light and mod
erate infestations account for the
remaining acreage. They further
reported that the main bait mix
ing station and central office
would be stationed at Boardman,
with a batch mixer at Shutler
flat. Equipment to be used for
baiting that can be supplied by
the bureau is limited, and all
farmers were asked to cooperate
in making halt spreaders avail
able by purchasing or making
one or more. Plans for construc
tion of power baiters are avail
able at this office
Gene Durant, manager of the
.irmer Air Service, Klamath
Falls, was present and offered
a plane for baiting at $20 per
hour. Funds for plane hire or
other control methods are available-through
a remaining ac
count of $2,700 which is left from
the voluntary contributions made
by farmers in Gilliam and Mor
row county in 1.117.
Interest in tree planting for
farm windbreaks and shelter
is running hgih in Morrow coun
ty this year. However, much more
Interest could he shown if all
farms were to have a planting
around their farm buildings.
Glen Carpenter, Boardman; E.
S. Pelton and C. A. Miller, Irri
g'on; Cecil Thome, Morgan, and
Burt Peck, Lexington, have or
dered 3,t50 trees during the past
week. Trees are available thru
the state forestry nursery, Cor
vallis, at- $2.50 per 1000. Orders
must reach the nursery by March
1, so only a few days are left if
you expect to get trees-this year.
To the over-anxious Freedom
Gardener who has spent the win
ter months studying seed cata
logues and is only waiting for a
glimmer or two of sunshine for
tui excuse to hustle out and start
planting his home garden, R.
Ralph Clark, O.S.C. extension ser
vice horticulturist, has but one
word of caution: Wait!
It is still February, the hculi
cullurist declares, and the ground
Is still wet. Early in March will
be time enough to start what Is
termed an "early garden" In eas
tern Oregon depending, of
course, upon the weather. Three
excellent early garden vegetables
are pens, lettuce and spinach.
There are two common fallings
among inexperienced gardeners.
Clark states. One Is rushing the
planting season. The second er
ror Is planting all of the seed at
once Instead of settling for a
few rows of hardy vegetables. Of
course, garden failures too often
are the result.
Resident Since '82
Death came Wednesday to Et
ta Canzada Hunt, 75, following
an extended illness at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Otto Ruhl,
in Heppner. Funeral services will
be held at 2 o'clock p.m., Sat
urday at the Heppner Church of
Christ, with the pastor, Joe Jew
ett, in charge. Interment will be
made in the Heppner Masonic
Etta Canzada Wren was born
July 31, 1872 at Salino, Nebraska,
and at the age of nine years came
with her parents, Alex and Amar
llla Wren, to Walla Walla. After
residing there for a year the fam
ily came to Morrow county and
homesteaded in Clark s canyon,
where she grew to young woman
hood. She was married to Arthur
J. Hunt at Heppner October 9,
1888. Mr. Hunt died April 1, 1922.
Surviving Mrs. Hunt are four
children, Elva M. Ruhl, Heppner;
Lester Hunt, Salem, and Elmer
and Arthur Hunt, Lexington; 11
grandchildren, two great grand
children and three brothers,
James Wren, Heppner; John
Wren, Asotin, Wash., and Isaiah
Wren, a resident of California.
4-H Club News . . .
All 4-H club members are re
minued of national 4-H club
week, which is March 1 to 7. This
is the week that all of our club
members will want to let other
people know what 4-H club work
is and what you are doing to
make this a better county to live
in. Watch for a letter from this
office as well as the 4-H News in
next week's paper.
4-H club members having calv
es weighed the past week, with
Barbara Sherman, Shorthorn,
Ingrid Hermann, Hereford, 841
pounds; Shorthorn, 662 pounds.
Pat Cutsforth, Hereford 674 lbs.
Kenneth Cutfsorth, Hereford,
5S0 lbs.; Hereford, 680 lbs.
Orville Cutsforth Jr., Hereford,
Janet Howton, Shorthorn, 582
Dean Graves, Hereford, 546 lbs.
Betty Graves, Shorthorn, 640
lbs.; Hereford, 600 lbs.
Rieta Graves. Shorthorn, 760
lbs.; Hereford, 542 lbs.
Weights will be taken on the
remaining calves within the next
week and published in next
week's 4-H Club News.
To Meet March 3
Joe Aiken has accepted the
portfolio of general factotum of
the somewhat slumbering Hunt
ers and Anglers club and is at-
temntlni? to revive the organiza
tion. As a first step in that di
rection he has called a meeting
at 8 p.m. Wednesday. March 3
at the American Legion hall, at
which time a reorganization will
be effected and new officers el
ected. Bill Isom took over the destin
ies of the club after J. Logie
Richardson left and succeeded in
keeping the streams stocked with
trout and in getting releases of
game birds in the county. With
his departure from the county
sportsmen's affairs lagged until
Aiken decided to give some at
tention to them.
HOME EC PARTY
A party previously scheduled
for February 14 and postponed
because of weather conditions
has been definitely set for Satur
day evening, February 28, by the
Home Ee club of Rhea Creek
grange. The party will start at
6:30 p.m. with a potluck supper.
The HEC will furnish clam chow
der and the guests are asked lo
take vegetable salad or dessert.
Games and cards will round out
Clark points out that now is a
good time for the city gardener
to be shopping around to locate
a Freedom Garden plot. Then, he
says, clear all weeds and such
foreign material as brush, posts,
brickbats or wire which will In
terfere with spading or plowing.
I'o the gardener who expects to
have a commercial plowman pre
pare his garden plot, it is time to
be arranging to have the work
done. Plowmen, none too plenti
ful at best, are likely to be book
ed up later, Clark advises.
As a test to determine when
Ihe garden plot is ready to work.
Clark suggests litis: Spade up a
shovelful of soil; take a handful;
firm It gently with the fingers.
After releasing the fingers, If Hie
molded soil in the palm cracks
readily and will crumble when
gently touched, it is ready to
plow or spade. If plowing Is done
while the ground is wet, the gar
dener will be fighting clods all
To the gardener thinking about
fertilizer supplies, Clark states
commercial fertilizer, although
available, will be In short sup
ply again this year. He recom
mends an application of barn
yard manure for garden plots
ahead of plowing.
Slide to Second Costly as
Runner and Baseman Collide
By Ruth Payne
Jimmie Green, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Cornett Green, received a
broken leg Thursday afternoon
while playing baseball at the
school when he collided witn an
other boy in an attempt to slide
into second base. He was taken
to a physician who took an x-ray
which showed up two broken
bones in the lower leg. After the
permanent cast Is placed onthe
fracture, Jimmie will be able to
be about on crutches and return
to his classes at school.
The newly organized Brownie
troop of the Girl Scouts met Mon
day afternoon at the recreation
hall. This group, girls of the
first and second grades, includes
the following members, Carol An
derson, Peggy Applegate, Joan
Brosnan, Joyce Casebeer, Judy
Helen Graham, Carol Groshens.
Margaret Hughes, Ruth Peterson,
Kay Keithley, Connie Lee Mas
sey, Carolyn McDaniel, Maureen
Palmer, Phyllis Quackenbush,
Sandra Scouten, Karen Valen
tine and Janet Wightman. The
Brownies are sponsored by the
Jaycettes with Mrs. Richard Mea
dor as leader and Mrs. Albert
Massey, assistant. At present,
the troop is studying "Good
Manners" for their project and
was recently awarded $100 by
the Community Chest with which
to carry on their year's work.
Mesdames Alva Casebeer, Ture
Peterson, Albert Massey, Roy
Quackenbush, James Valentine
and Marvin Wighlman are the
members of the troop committee.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Steinke are
the parents of a son, born Feb
ruary 18 at St. Anthony's hos
pital in Pendleton. He has been
named Kenneth Wayne.
Among those trom Heppner
motoring to Pendleton Thursday
were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barger,
Steve Aalberg and O. H. Steinke.
Mr. and Mrs. George Perry were
over from Pendleton to spend the
week end with her son, J. C.
Payne, and to attend the Elks
Among those from Condon at
tending the Elks annual ball Sat
urday evening were Mr. and Mrs.
Scott Neill, Art Madden, Vernon
Madden and Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hughes of
McMinnville spent the week end.
in Heppner visiting with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Cohn of
Walla Walla were week-end
houseguests at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
According to word received in
Heppner, Mrs. Jack Halseth, who
underwent a major operation last
week at the Deaconess hospital
in Spokane, is expected to leave
the hospital Friday and will con
valesce for a time at the Galax
hotel before returning to Hepp
ner. Mr. Halseth is in Spokane
Mrs. Claud Huston and grand
daughter, Shirlee Gaines, will
leave Friday for Corvallis where
they will remain for a time with
Mrs. Huston's daughter. Mrs
William Rawlins. Mr. Rawlins
will assist with the lambing at
the Huston farm during this time.
Among those from Pendleton
attending the Elks festivities on
Saturday were Mr. and Mrs. Bar
ney Doherty, Starling Livermore
and Evan Cameron.
Bob Runnion Jr. returned to Eu
gene Monday after spending the
week end in Heppner, during
which time he was initiated into
B. P. O. Elks No. 358.
Miss Jean Turner came from
Portland t spend the week end
in Heppner with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Turner.
Mrs. Jessie Batty was over from
Kimberly Tuesday attending to
business matters in Heppner and
visiting with her daughter, Mrs.
Week-end houseguests of Mr.
and Mrs. Harry O'Donnell Jr.
were her sisters, Misses Cecelia
and Marie Healy of Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Mat Kenny of
Portland were week-end house
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Fleck came
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raactl 11:32V) A. M., Sunday, February 39,
from Seattle to attend the Elks
annual ball Saturday. During
ther stay they were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Bob Grabill.
James Kenny of Monmouth and
Miss Patricia Kenny of Pendleton
spent the holiday week end In
Heppner with their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Kenny.
At the Elks card party for the
ladies held at the American Le
gion hall Saturday afternoon
Mrs. Harold Cohn received high
for bridge with Mrs. D. A. Wilson,
second; Mrs. Earl Evans receiv
ed high for pinochle and Mrs.
Francis Nickerson, second. Mrs.
Marjorie Anderson received the
door prize. Hostesses for the af
ternoon were Mrs. Terrel Benge,
Mrs. Willard Blake, Mrs. Harlan
McCurdy Jr., Mrs. C. C. Carmich
ael, Mrs. Frank Connor, Mrs. Eu
gene Ferguson, Mrs. George Sni
der, Mrs. James Valentine, Mrs.
Edwin Dick and Mrs. J. J. O'Con
nor. A. C. L. Jetley motored to Burns
Friday afternoon to spend the
week end with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Erwin are
the parents fo a daughter, Shir
lee Louise, born February 19 at
St. Mary's hospital in Walla Wal
la. Mrs. May Irwin of Walla Walla
spent Thursday in Heppner at
tending to business matters.
Jimmy Wilson of Portland was
in Heppner for the week end to
attend the Elks ball and visit re
latives. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Webb and
children were over from Walla
Walla to spend the week end
with her mother, Mrs. Sophrona
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clark of Her
miston were week-end visitors in
Week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. James Farley were Mr. and
Mrs. Clay Clark and Mr. and Mrs
Olen Applegate of Hood River,
Mr. and Mrs. John Monahan of
Condon and Mr. and Mrs. John
Farley of John Day.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hayes of
Arlington were week-end visitors
in Heppner. The Hayes', who re
cently moved to Arlington, report
that they like their situation very
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Howell mo
tored to The Dalles Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Van
Waiter and Don Bennett motored
to Walla Walla Monday to spend
the day shopping and visiting
A no-hostess bridge party was
held at the home of Mrs. Don
Grady on Thursday afternoon.
Guests present were Mesdames
Floyd Jones, Edwin Dick, Cornett
Green, Howard Bryant. Paul Jon
es, Oral Wright and William Cox.
Mrs. Grady received high score.
Francis Nickerson made a bus
iness trip to Pendleton Tuesday.
Harold Erwin motored to Walla
Walla Tuesday to visit Mrs. Er
win and their young daughter
who are in St. Mary's hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Yeager re
turned Sunday evening from
Portland where they spent the
past week attending buyers' market.-
Mrs. Phil Griffin and daughter
motored to Portland the first of
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Devin of
Condon spent Saturday in Hepp
ner in attendance at the Elks an
Kenneth Vaughn who is work
ing in Pendleton was in Heppner
for the week end with Mrs.
Vaughn and Gary Lee.
Merle Becket, recently appoint
ed manager of the Heppner
branch of the First National bank
of Portland, arrived in Heppner
the first of the week from Moro.
Tom Wilson and J. C. Payne
motored to Pendleton Wednes
A surprise oyster dinner was
given for Walter Becket at his
home Tuesday evening on the
occasion of his birthday. Present
were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beck
et, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson,
Mr. and Mrs. John Bergstrom and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Claude
Buschke and sons, and Mr. and
Mrs. Laurence Becket and son.
Following the dinner, the group
attended the basketball game.
Half Century In
By Hynd Family
This week marked an import
ant milestone for the Hynd bro
thers, prominent stockmen and
pioneer family of this locality,
when on February 24 they ob
served the 50th anniversary of
their arrival in Oregon from their
former home in Ontario, Canada.
At that time, with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. William Hynd, Will,
Dave, Miss Annie and Maggie
(now Mrs. M. L. Case) settled
on the Rose Lawn ranch in the
Sand Hollow district. Charles
and Jack, two older brothers, had
preceded the family to Oregon
some years before. Beginning
with just the Hose Lawn ranch
and a few cattle and sheep, the
Hynd Brothers company has
grown until at the present time
it is one of the largest land own
ers and stock operators in east
ern Oregon. Other ranches own
ed and operated by Hynd Broth
ers include The Pines at Ukiah,
Butterby Flats at Cecil and the
Freezeout range land. In 1944,
having sold the Rose Lawn ranch
to Orville Cutsforth of Lexington,
Will, Dave and Miss Annie Hynd
moved to Heppner and reside in
the former Notson house on Gale
Althaugh they have retired
from active participation in the
affairs of the ranches, the Hynds
still take a great interest In
church and civic affairs in Hepp
ner and Morrow county.
lone Ends Season
With Decisive Win
lone high defeated Boardman
high Friday night at lone in the
last league game of the season,
lone took a commanding lead
of 19-4 at the end of the first
quarter and was never threaten
ed throughout the game.
' lone fg ft f pts
Doherty f : 7 7 1 21
Peterson f 0 2 12
Hermann f 7 1 3 13
Bergstrom f 10 12
Jepson, c 4 2 2 10
Bristow, c 2 0 14
Salter, g 2 0 3 4
Pettyjohn, g 112 3
Carlson, g 0 0 0 0
24 13 14 61
Ear wood, f 0 13 1
Brown, f 3 0 0 6
Robertson f 7 3 3 17
Graham, c 5 1 2 11
Beaver, g 0 2 2 2
Miller, g 114 3
Carpenter, g 114 3
17 9 18 43
lone B defeated Boardman B,
48-37. Gene Doherty of lone led
scoring with 13 points, followed
by Brsitow of lone with 11 points.
lone plays its first game in the
District 7 B tournament at Echo
Thursday, February 26, at 7:30
To Be Dedicated
Dedication of the new Trinity
Lutheran church and parish hall
at Hermiston has been set for
Sunday, March 7, according to
announcement made ths week.
The dedication service will be
held at 3 o'clock p.m., with the
Rev. S. C. Siefkin, president of
the Northwestern district of the
American Lutheran church as
At 7 o'clock that evening the
choir from the First Lutheran
church in Baker will present the
sacred cantata, 'The Holy City,"
A SLIGHT ERROR
Contrary to the best efforts of
Gazette Times reporters to keep
the record straight, an ocasional
error creeps in. This is what hap
pened last week when it was re
ported that Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Holliday were the parents of a
baby girl. They might have been
just as happy had it been a girl
but it didn't turn out that way.
They have named their young
son Forest Noland.
According to word received by
Mrs. Henry Krebs, her sister, Mrs.
Emory Lehman and children
have arrived in Europe where Mr.
Lehman is stationed with the ar
my of occupation.
Mrs. Minnie Card of Portland,
state organizer for the Degree of
Honor, is spending a few days
in Heppner attending to business
for that organization.
Mr. and Mrs. George Snider and
Mrs. Bob Runnion motored to
Portland Thursday to spend sev
eral days in the city attending
to business matters.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Swick of
Monument spent Monday and
Tuesday in Heppner visiting with
his mother, Mrs. Anna Bayless.
They recently sold their farm on
the John Day and have moved
into their home in Monument.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Worden
and family arrived Monday from
Alaska and are visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Wor
den In the Eight Mile district
Many Face Penalty
A lot of people are going to pay
a lot of extra taxes in the form
of penalties unless there Is a gen
eral rush to the assessor's office
during the next few days. This
is the report coming from the of
fice of Assessor W. O. Dix, who
states that the taxpayers are ev
idently not aware of the March
1 deadline for making the per
sonal property returns.
It may be that the tardy tax
payers can't bring themselves to
realize that spring is about here,
but the calendar doesn't hold
back on account of the weather
and according to the calendar
this is February 26, leaving three
more days in which to file re
ports. Failure to make the re
turns will be felt keenly begin
ning with Monday next, when for
each day reports are not turned
in it will cost the delinquent fil
er $10. Better think this over and
hustle to the court house, pronto!
COUNTY COURT PROCEEDINGS
FOR JANUARY TERM
The minutes of the December,
1947 term were read and approv
ed. The Court approved the instal
lation of a fence, costing approx
imately $1,215.00, on the high
way side of the County Fair
Grounds by the Cyclone Fence
Company and instructed the
County Fair Board to proceed
with the installation.
It is ordered by the County
Court that the Heppner Gazette
Times be and hereby is declared
to be the official newspaper of
the County for the year 1948.
The Court hereby appoints Dr.
Archie D. McMurdo as physician
for Morrow county for the years
The Court orders that after
March 1 dog licenses shall be
collected for at the rates of $2
for male and spayed female and
$4 for female.
The Court ordered public dance
hall licenses issued to the follow
ing for 1948: I. O. O. F. Lodge No.
168, Lexington, Ore.; American
Legion Post No. 95, lone, Ore.;
and I. O. O. F. Lodge No. 82,
at Hardman, Ore.
The Court ordered the sale of
the following county property:
Tract Nos. 60 and 79 of Heppner,
Ore., for the minimum price of
$40.00 cash; Lots 9, 10, 11, 12 in
Block 31 of Irrigon, Oregon for
the minimum price of $40.00,
cash; and Lots 17, 18, 19, 20, 21,
22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
and 32 in Block 28 of Irrigon, Or
egon, for the minimum price of
The Court ordered the contract
for gasoline to the Union Oil
Company on the basis of 1 cent
below the posted price, it being
the lowest and best bid. As all
diesel oil bids were same, no
contract was awarded.
Warrants Issued on General Fund
Maxine East, Dep. Sal. 136.60
Frances Mitchell, Dep. Sal. 168.69
Lorine Van Winkle, office
clerk's salary 111.40
Olive B. Hughes, De. Sal... 155.00
Sadie Parrish, Asst. Sal. ... 64.20
A. J. Chaffee, Janitor Sal. . 131.6n
Margaret Gillis, County
Nurse salary 173.40
Dr. A. D. McMurdo, Phys.
ician salary 25.00
Susie W. Miller, court re
porter salary 41.67
A. B. Chaffee, J of P salary 60.00
J. O. Hager, J of P salary 70.30
First Nat. Bank of Portland,
withholding tax from
Public Employees Retire
ment System, Supt. Sal. 20.8S
C. J. D. Bauman, Sheriff
stamps and envelopes 25.00
The Haloid Co., Clerk 42.62
Craig Office Supply, Clerk 17.54
Ore. State Agric. College,
County Agent 1.200.00
Children's Farm Home, Juv
enile Court 5.00
Margaret Gillis, Co. nurse 72.89
Pacific Tel. & Tel. Co. cur
rent expense 61.33
Oregon State Library, li
brary appropriation 162.65
State Dept. of Agric. Dis
trict Sealer 4.95
Heppner Gazette Times, of
ficial publication 15.30
Kilham Stationery & Print
ing. Assessor 4.81
West Coast Printing &
Binding Co., Assessor
$58.40, Clerk $4.15 62.55
National Surety Corp. Bds. 175.00
Turner, Van Marter & Co.
Case Furniture Co., jail . 2.50
Central Market, jail 11.40
Saager's Pharmacy, sheriff 60
State Industrial Accident
Comm., sheriff $3.64;
Sher. Sal. $.31. Dep. $.31 4 26
C. J. D. Bauman, Sheriff ... 127.58
Bushong & Co., Sheriff ... l-)9
Pacific Stationery & Print
ing Co., Treas. $.60; Jus
tice Ct. $1.10; Clerk $10.
08 Assessor $7.0-1; Tax
Collector $1.80 . 20.62
Gilliam & Bisbee, Ct. Use. 13.44
Kilham Sta. & Ptg Supt. 72.82
Lucy E. Rodgers, Supt.
$37.61; Supt. mileage
Bert Johnson, Co. Ct. 14.14
Ralph I. Thompson, Co. Ct. 28.33
L. D. Neill, Co. Ct. 36.00
Pac. Power & Light Co.,
Court house 25.65
Judge F. L. Phipps, Assoc.
of Ore. Counties ... 107.78
Continued on Pigs Two
Heppner To Play
Culver In First
Round Of Tourney
School Folks Go
To The Dalles To
Back Local Champs
Heppner 31. Culver 15.
The Mustangs will play
again Friday evening.
Heppner high school, winner
of top spot in the sub-district B
tournament at Fossil last week
end, was scheduled to play Cul
ver in the opening round of the
district B tourney at The Dalles.
Play was to start at 3 o'clock.
The Mustangs were not to be
without sideline backing, for sev
eral carloads of school folk left
at noon to be on hand when play
Coach Pate's Mustangs rode
high, wide and handsome to win
first honors in the Wheat league
sub-district tournament at Fossil
last week end. Four more evenly
matched teams would be diffi
cult to find in any one league,
the outcome of all games but one
being in doubt until the final
The play opened with Heppner
shading favored Condon, 30-29.
Heppner led all the way but had
an 8-point lead cut to one at the
The second game saw Arling
ton nose out Fossil 24-22 in the
last minute of play.
In Friday's opener Fossil thor
oughly subdued a listless Condon
The most thrilling game of the
tournament saw the Mustangs
win first honors by eeking out
Arlington, 36-34, in an overtime.
Again the Mustangs led practic
ally all the game but a last min
ute goal by Bailey sent the game
into an overtime period at 32-all.
Arlington scored first in the over
time, then fouled Padberg on a
lay-in with 30 seconds to go.
This Mustang made both shots
good to tie the score. With 10 sec
onds to go Padberg stole the ball,
maneuvered into position and let
fly a long one that swished thru
the net. Time expired before the
Honkers could get the ball into
Heppner's starters: Greenup,
Waters, Sumner, Padberg, and
Rippee, played the entire game.
Arlington substituted but once.
Saturday night's game saw the
surprise team of the tournament,
Fossil, take Arlington 38-32 for
second place honors.
The ten uotstanding players
were awarded gold basketballs.
Greenup, Padberg and Rippee of
the Mustangs now sport one of
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Troedson the past week end in
cluded T. A,Wiley of Walla Wal
la and Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Lind
strom of Morgan who spent Fri
day with them, and Mr. and Mrs.
I. R. Robison of Portland, who
were Sunday night visitors.
Barratt Files For
County Judge Post
New color was painted into the
political picture this week when
J. G. Barratt circulated his peti
tion for the post of county judge.
He expected to have the job com
pleted and the petition filed on
Wednesday evening or this morn
ing. Barratt said he made his de
cision after considering repeated
requests from friends over the
county. He said he believes the
county government needs revit
alizing, that vigorous road policy
should be adopted and carried
out and that, if elected, he will
give the time to the office neces
sary to make the program a suc
cess. He feels amply qualified
to handle Uie probate and other
duties of the office and will make
his home in Heppner.
jjud 7 Remitde . . .
Last year the Morrow county
chairman of the Blue Mountain
Camp and Hospital Council, Mrs.
Ralph Thompson, visited the Mor
row County ward at the veterans
hospital in Walla Walla on Good
Friday. There she found that the
lilies purchased by local donors
were much larger than bargained
for which led her to surmise that
the green house owner had a
kind heart, too.
Mrs. Thompson observed that
the patients were happier and
gayer than on any of her fre
quent hospital visits. This, she
felt, justifies a repeated request
for lilies and she is asking for
three dozen this Easter. Ordern
may be placed at the Flower
Shop in Heppner. Easter comes on
March 28. It Is not too early to
place your orders.
Photographer Louis Lyons ha
gone to Salem to move his family
to Heppner. He has rented an
apartment at the Anna McNamee
nouse on t hasp street, a few
doors removed from his photo