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A Heppner Gozette Times, Heppner, Oregon, Morch 18, 1948
Tract Farmers At
Land to Potatoes
By Grace Shoun
H. H. Smunk and E. S. Pelton
returnrd from Portland Tuesday
with three tons of seed potatoes
and fertill7.iT. H. Ames put in two
acre of potatoes, R. Doyle two
aeres, Marion Kvans three acres,
and Charles Simmons three ac
res. These places are west and
south of Irrigon.
Georcc C. Sale has purchased
2" acres and the small house on
ttie Ottostrom place and is put
ting six acres to potatoes. Mr.
Ottostrom now has just five acres
and the large house left. He is
employed at Pendleton but came!
home Monday due to illness.
Miss Mary Patterson spent last
week in Portland and Tacoma.
The Adventist school reopened
T. H. Haddox got back Tuesday
from a three months trip to his
former home at Knoxville. Tenn
He went by automobile. He said
the weather was rather winterish
Rev. A. B. Turner and Mrs. Bes
sie Hayes were elected to repre
sent lrripon at a teachers' meet
ing at Boardman Tuesday eve
ning. Herbert Ames was in Hermis
Miss Beth Russell of Pendleton
spent Tuesday and Wednesday in
Irrigon with relatives and friends.
Rev. and Mrs. A. B. Turner and
two children, Mrs. Tom Caldwell
and Mrs. Emma Steward were in
Freewater at an Assembly of God
church meeting Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Craemers
Avoid Annoyance And Discomfort
due to a clogged septic tank or cesspool.
I have purchased a tank pump and am in
position to give prompt, efficient service.
We are please dto announce that
we are the distributor for this fa
mous lne of paints. . . We have
the best equipment in the county
for Spray Painting.
For the Best in Building
Lumber, Plywood Roofing, Pum
ice Buiiding Blocks, Rough Lum
ber and John Manville Products,
North Gale St. Heppner, Oregon
small daughter Sandra got both 1
bones in her leg broken while
playing. She was taken to Yen
dleton to have it set. They brot
her home where she is convalescing.
C. A. Miller is building a 60 x
22 foot- building for a chicken
house. That is the main building
with an addition to be built Jhe
length of it for a scratching shed
They are raising white leghorn
Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCoy
and two children of Oakland
have returned home after spend
ing several weeks with his par
ents, the R. M. McCoys, and other
Mrs. C. W. Acock and two chil
dren. James C. Shoun and moth
er, Mrs. J. A. Shoun, were in
Marshall Markham is staying
at home and working in Uma
tilla. Billy Acock went to Richland
Sunday with Robert Waters.
Troy Griffin is drilling a well
for Virgil Sparks near the Stand
The Irrigon ditch patrons met
at the water office Monday eve
ning to make plans for the com
ing irrigation season. The water
is to be turned into the ditches
in the next few days.
Betty Acock of Pendleton spent
Sunday with realtives and friends
Miss Lois Markham and Miss
Margery McFadden of Richland
spent Sunday with Mis Mark
ham's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Har
Fred Caster has purchased the
Arthur Sires place. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Simmons and children
have been living on the place.
The Simmons's are. building a
house on their place on the high
way west of town. The Arthur
Sires moved to Florida last fall
Delores Browning, LaVelle and
Marlene Markham went to Port
land Friday evening, returning
Mrs. Margaret white and
daughter Loretta spent Sunday in
Stanfield. Jack White and George
Voile were in Pendleton, Pilot
Rock and Heppner Sunday.
Mrs. Joy Smith and son Steven
and mother, Mrs. Tom Caldwell
Mrs. F. C. Frederickson and Mrs.
Clarence Frederickson were in
M Walla Walla Saturday.
By having me mea
sure and install
Any Color Tape
0. M. YEAGER'S
Phone 2752 or 1483
This field on the Charles
Bloodswonh ranch on Willow
creek is an example of land lev
eling that is being done by many
farmers on Willow, Rhea and
Hinton creeks as well as in North
Morrow county. The work is be
ing done by private contractors
and district equipment with tech
nical assistance in engineering
and soil surveys provided thru
the local soil conservation dis
tricts. Technical assistance was
provided by the Heppner Soil
Conservation district in making
engineer surveys for 513 acres of
land leveling. Fifty-nine acres of
this is in the process of being
leveled on the L. A. Palmer and
Darrell Padberg farms. Forty-one
acres on the Ralph Skoubo, In
quaard Skoubo and Glen Carpen
ter farms, Boardman, and George
FARM IMPROVEMENTS CUT
YOUR WORKING TIME...
Don't let the need for farm improvements lengthen
your working hours and cut down your efficiency.
Built-in troughs, new hay barn equipment, new sheds
nd a milk house can give you more free time. Perhaps
your barn needs a new roof and paint job.
A Thrifty-Pay loan will help you pay for your perman
ent farm improvements the convenient monthly way.
Take as long as three years to pay, with no down pay
, mem required. Your building supply dealer can arrange
a Thrifty-Pay loan for you. Or see your nearest branch .
of the First National bank.
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Mill MMIU DirOIII INIVIANCI C 0 I 0 I A T I 0
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Russell farm, Irrigon, wore re
cently leveled with engineering
surveys through the Boardman
Soil Conservation district.
The 1948 agricultural conserva
tion program provides practice
payments for a variety of irriga
tion and drainage practices. In
cluded in the practices are reor
ganization of the irrigation sys
tem, preparing land for irriga
tion, construction or enlargement
of drainage ditches, and installa
tion of drains. Details of these
practices can be found in the
liHS Morrow County Agricultural
Conservation program handbook.
Prior approval for the "practices
must be granted by the county
AAA committee. Engineering sur
veys are available through the
Heppner Soil Conservation dis
trict and Boardman Soil Conser
vation district offices.
Linn Rudd left March 10 to, to receive treatments for an ear j business. Miss Hastings visited
take his examination for the na
vy. Johnny Single, who was
turned down for the navy, went
the same time to tw lor the army.
Harlan Adams spent several
days at Heppner visiting his fath
er, J. B. Adams, and other rela
tives and friends. His son, Nor
vin, and Bill Litzell accompanied
F. M. Harrison and wife went
to La Grande on Friday with Jack
Owens. Mrs. Harrison stayed over
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Halverson
and son spent part of the week
in Portland visiting Mrs. Halver
Mr., and Mrs. Ted Boinun ana
friends and relatives.
A WORD OF THANKS
We feel deeply grateful to our
neighbors and friends for their
assistance at the time of the fire
daughter and Mr. and Mrs. Matt1 which destroyed our home and
Stumper and son'spent the week ; for their generosity since then.
i . mi.ij wii nn hits. MpM won is are uiuuuuuuiv in
lness ' such circumstances but we are
Miss Yvonne Hastings and Rog- truly thankful for such real
nr Connor OI llOUDllfr i.e.i; ..i im-iius.
Kinzua on Friday attending to
Mr. and Mrs. Clell Rea.
Kinzua Plant In
Full Swing Again
By Elsa M. Leathers
All departments resumed work
Monday, March 15, at Kinzua
Pine Mills Co., after a week lay
off to clean the log pond and
build a new dump landing.
R. Taft of The Dalles, unem
ployment representative was at
the office Thursday afternoon to
receive applications for claims.
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Turner are
the proud parents of a son, born
March 11 at The Dalles. He has
been named Terry Allen and
weighed 6 pounds. He Is the
grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Howard
Bird of Kinzua.
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Bonn and
Mark returned home on Friday
evening after spending several
days in Portland on busness, also
spending some time in The Dalles
visiting Mrs. John Sudar.
J. B. Dyer has been visiting the
Claud Englands here over the
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Folsora
went to Portland on Thursday to
have their daughters eyes re
tested and will also attend to
business at Vancouver, Wash.,
before returning to Kinzua.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Green shop
ped in The Dalles Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Myles of Fos
sil were dinner guests at the Slip
Wright home on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schott went to
Prineville Thursday where they
visited Mr. and Mrs. Tex King
who used to live here. They re
turned to Kinzua on Sunday. -
Geo. Close spent Weunesuay in
The Dalles on business.
Rev. Louis Wetzel underwent a
major operation at The Dalles
hospital on Saturday. There was
no church service on Sunday.
Town or Country
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