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1C AUDITOR IUW
Draw Attention Of
School Folk Here
Salem Man Given
Bid To Deliver
Address To Class
Everything is all astir at Hepp
ner high school these days in
preparation for the activities
whjch will mark the closing of
school two weeks hence. Com
mencement is scheduled for the
evening of May 28, and in the
meantime several events are to
be run off, in a manner of speak
ing. Frank B. Bennett, superintend
ent of schools at Salem, has been
chosen to deliver the commence
ment address The exercises will
be held in the school auditorium
beginning at the hour of 8 p.m.,
at which time 21 young people
will be awarded the coveted
"sheepskins" more properly re
ferred to as diplomas. The class
roll includes Harriet Ball, Morgan
Connor, Donald DuBois, Mary
Gearhart, Kenneth Green, Uai
ence Greenup, Yvonne Hastings,
Joan Ilisler, Doyle Key, Robert
Kilkenny, Clara Lodbetter, Leila
McLachlan, Corabclle Nutting,
Buster Padberg, Jack Ployhar,
Myron Rill Donald Rippee, Betty
Smethurst, Edda Mae Thorpe,
Beverly Yocom and Hervel Pet
tyjohn. In addition to the regular class,
the following veterans earned
their diplomas by passing the
general educational development
tests of the United States armed
forces institute: Evan Rill, Don
ald Gunderson, Orian Wright
and LeMoin Cox.
Chosen for valedictorian is Lei
la McLachlan, and for saluta
torian, Morgan Connor.
Commencement week opens
with the baccalaureate service at
8 o'clock p.m., Sunday evening,
May 23. The service will be held
at the school auditorium and
Rev. Francis McCormack will de
liver the sermon.
In the meantime there is the
Junior-Senior prom to be taken
tare of and a few athletic events
before the curtain can be rung
down on 1948.
Heppner School To
Be Host To Class B
Track Meet Friday
Sunshine and fair weather will
be greatly In demand here Friday
(May 14) when Class B track
teams from the east central Ore
gon district gather here for an
invitational meet sponsored by
Heppner high school. Coach Leo
nard Pate announces that 15
schools have been Invited and as
of Wednesday afternoon approx
imately one-half of them hafl
signified their intention of com
peting in the meet.
While weather conditions have
not been favorable to developing
a track team, Coach Pate feels
that this type of athletic endea
vor should be encouraged and the
best way to do that is to engage
in competition with other teams.
Track events will be the 100,
220 and 410 yard dashes, the 880
and mile runs, and the 880 yard
relay. Field events include the
pole vault, high and broad
Jumps, discus throw, shot put, and
Ribbons will be awarded to
winners of first, second and third
places, and a trophy awarded the
school scoring the greatest num
ber of points. These awards arc
made possible by Heppner lodge
No. 358, B. P. O. E.
The Heppner team will Include
the following boys:
Bob Bergstrom, dashes, shot.
Wlllard Iiammack, dashes,
Norman Ruhl, shot.
Clarence Greenup, Javelin, dis
cus. Bob Jones, dashes, Jumps.
Marlon Green, distance.
Jerry Waters, distance.
Malcolm East, discus.
Harold Manners, dashes.
Don Rippee, pole vault, Jumps.
Miss Green To Be
Married On May 23
Announcement of the forthcom
ing marriage of Miss Louise
Green to Mr. Robert Clayton Hag
crman was made this week by
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Green. The wedding will lake
place at 2 o'clock p.m. Sunday,
May 23, at the Heppner Methodist
church and will he a public af
fair. Miss Green, graduate of Hepp
ner high school and the Eastern
Oregon College of Education at
La Grande, Is employed as a tea
cher In the Freewaler grade
CARD OF THANKS
We take this means to thank
(he neighbors and. friends who
helped so much and for the ex
pressions of sympalhy and floral
offerings for our beloved Llllle
Aaron Agee and family.
Heppner Gazette Times
RIDE 'EM COWBOY!
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Ford dealers throughout the
west will converge on San Fran
cisco next week and among thom
will be W. C. Rosewall of Hepp
ner. Northwest Ford dealers will
appear in cowboy regalia and
here is Rosewall with his "bronc"
all saddled, indicative of the
Solemnized Sunday Afternoon
By Ruth Payne
Miss Theresa Burgett, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Burgett of
Wallowa, became the bride of
Don Hatfield, son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Hatfield of Lebanon, at a 4
o'clock ceremony at St. Patrick's
Roman Catholic church in Hepp
ner, Sunday afternoon. Rev.
Francis McCormack read the
double ring ceremony.
The bride, given in marriage
by Clark Jackson of Salem, uncle
of the groom, wore a gown of
white slipper satin with train
and a fingertip veil held by a
Juliet cap of seed pearls. She
carried an arm bouquet of red
roses. The bride's sister, Mrs. S.
L. Cordiner of Portland, was ma
tron of honor. She wore a drcs:
of yellow net fashioned with
fitted bodice and a bouffant skirt
and small hat of oyster white and
yellow ribbon. She carried a nose
Dale Hatfield of Lebanon, bro
ther of the groom, was best man.
For !jer daughter wedding.
Mrs. Burgett chose a beige suit
with brown accessories ana a cor
sage of while roses. Mrs. Hatfield
wore a maroon colored dress with
brown accessories and a corsage
of while roses.
The wedding marches were
played by Miss Marguerite Gla
vey. Baskets of pink snapdragons,
while slock and yellow gladoli
were used to decorate the altar.
After the ceremony a reception
was held in the parish hall Willi
the bride and groom cutting the
first piece of the three tiered wed
ding cake topped with a minia
ture bride and groom. Mrs. W. C.
Rosewall continued with the serv
ing of the cake and Mrs. Charles
Hodge poured. Mrs. David Baker
of lone was in charge of the guest
book. Mrs. LaVerne Van Marier.
Jr., was general hostess, assisted
by Mrs. Muritl Rice.
Following a wedding trip to
Old Mexico the young couple will
be at home in the Case apart
ments. Mr. Hatfield is employed
at the Rosewall Motor company.
The bride is a graduate of
Wallowa high school and the
school of nursing at St. Anthony's
hospital in Pendleton, and has
worked in the Deaconess hospital
in Salem, Veterans hospital in
Vancouver, Wash., St. Vincent's
and Doernbecker in Portland.
A delegation of Rcbekahs from
San Souci lodge No. 33 attended
the meeting of Pauline Rebekah
lodge in Pendleton Thursday eve
ning at which time initiation and
election of officers were held.
Those making the trip included
Mesdames N. D. Bailey, Merle
Kirk, Lellia Arlher, Frank David
son, Gordon Banker, Ralph Benge.
F. E. Parker, Emma Evans, Clive
Huston, Ben Anderson, Lester
Doolitlle, Pearl Devine, A. J. Chaf
fee, Roy Quackenbush Grace
Hughes, Burl (oxen, Carl Berg
strom, Alex Green, L. D. Neill,
Dick McAllister, Frank Bailey,
Harold Hill and Miss Merlyn
Kirk and Roy Quackenbush and
Mrs. Jeff Pea rep of Bend is vis
ing for a fortnight in Heppner at
the home of her sister, Mrs. liar
old Srrltsmler, and with her mo
ther, Mrs. Ada Cason.
Mr, and Mrs. Buck Padberg
made a business trip to Portland
Mr. and Mrs. William Furlong
motored to Portland Friday in
spend Ihe week end with their
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Orrin Furlong and grandson,
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Buchanan
and children of Seattle visited
over the week end here with his
niolher, Mrs. Lucy Rodgers.
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Hozona
motored In l.ewislon, Idaho. Mon
day lo spend a week looking nfler
business mailers. The Boznna's
have been living In a trailer
house at Hie E. J. Merrill resi
dence during the past several
Mrs. Richard Hayes and daugh
YIPPEE - YAY!
manner in which the wild west
erners will swoop down on the
Bay City. And don't overlook the
cowboy hat. It is doubtful if any
of the delegates will hail from a
more typically old west setting
than the Heppner man, who chose
the Heppner Rodeo corrals for his
ters of Arlington were week-end
visitors in Heppner with her mo
ther, Mrs. Grace Nickerson.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Thompson
and Mrs. Ida Grimes motored to
Portland Sunday. Mr. and Mrs.
Thompson will spend two weeks
at the coast while Mrs. Grimes
visits in Portland with a daugh
ter, Mrs. Carl Leathers.
Mr. and Mrs. William Padberg
are the parents of a son, Michael
William, born May 10 at St. An
thony's hospital in Pendleton.
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Steinke and
sons visited in Arlington over the
week end with his mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ayers re
turned Friday from Portland
where they spent several days
looking afler business matters
and visiting friends.
Construction on seven miles of
telephone line was started Wed
nesday morning with the Michi
eli Electric company of Hermis-
ton doing tho work. Tim Woods,!
of Hermlston is in charge of con
struction. Miss Edna Hughes is here from
Portland for' a week's visit with
her molher, Mrs. Grace Hughes.
Mrs. Waller Becket returned
Friday from Red Bluff, Cal., after
a week's visit there with her sis
ter, Mrs. Edward Glaesmer.
Mrs. Ruth Barnett has returned
to 1:or home in Pendleton after a
visit here with her brother and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Mrs. George Gertson made a
business trip to Portland Monday.
Mrs. Gertson expected to return
to Heppner Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holub re
lumed Sunday evening from a
week-end visit to Scio and Eu
gene. Mrs. Jeanne Gaines has moved
her beauty shop equipment into
the beauty shop operated by Mrs.
Alice Prock in the Case building
on Main street. This new busi
ness enterprise will be known as
Alice and Jeanne's Beauty shop.
OiK'rators will be Mrs. Ray Mas
sey, Mrs. Jeanne Gaines and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Shamblin
left by motor the end of the
week for their former home in
Oklahoma. They plan to visit in
Kansas before returning to Ore
gon. During Mr. Shamblin's ab
sence, Mrs. Ted Pierson is acting
as relief clerk at the depot.
Steward Cole motored to Ad
ams Wednesday where he will
attend the graduation exercises
of his niece. Before returning to
Heppner, Mr. Cole will visit an
uncle who is ill at St. Anthony's
hospital in Pendleton.
Mrs. W. H. Cleveland, Mrs. A.
D. McMrudo, Mrs. R I. Thompson
and Mrs H D McCurdy motored
to Pendleton Thursday to attend
a bridge-luncheon for which
Mrs Calvin Sweek was hostess.
Dr. A. D. McMurdo, county 1
health officer, and Miss Margaret
Gillis, county health uurse, at
tended a meeting of the county
health association in Pendleton
the end of the week.
Miss Margaret Gillis motored
to Portland Monday to attend a
meeting of the Oregon Slate Tu
berculosis association. Miss Gil
lis will be in the city for a week
or ten days.
Recent houseguests of Mr. and
Mrs. L. D. Neiill were her daugh
ter, Mrs. Neal Knighten and
daughter, LaDclle of Kennewick,
Wash. Mrs. Knighten leaches in
the Kennewick schools. Mr. and
Mrs. William Nesbitt and Mrs.
Gerald Nesbitt, granddaughter of
Mrs. Neill, and Judge Sherman of
I Wasco also spent the week end
in Heppner with the Neills.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sherman
and children, Jack and Nancy,
have relumed from Portland
where they attended the gradua
tion exercises of their daughter,
Kathleen, from the school of nur
sing at Providence hospital.
Mrs. E. Harvey Miller of Port
land Is spending a few days in
Heppner visiting relatives and
Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, May 13, 1948
In Tie At Top By
Local Squad Dated
To Meet Warriors
From Wasco Next
Won Lost Pet.
Wasco 3 0 1.000
Heppner 2 0 1.000
Condon 2 1 .666
Kinzua 1 1 .W
lone 1 2 .33d
Fossil 0 2 .000
Arlington 0 3 .000
Heppner's pennant hungry
baseball players entrenched their
team more solidly at the top of
the league standings Sunday af
ternoon at Kinzua when they
squeezed by the logger team by
the narrow margin of 10-9.
McCurdy started on the mound
for Heppner and went all the way
to notch up his second victory in
as many starts for the season.
Heppner jumped into the lead the
first inning and was never head
ed. Kinzua battled hard and
came close to pulling the game
out of the fire in the ninth in
ning. The last half of the ninth
started with Heppner ahead, 10-5.
With one out, Kinzua bunched
four hits or four runs before Mc
Curdy bore down to strike out
Denton and force Green to ground
out second to first.
This coming Sunday at the
Heppner Rodeo grounds Heppner
will cross bats with the Wasco
Warriors. This game will bring
together the two top teams of the
league. Wasco thus far has won
three games and lost none. The
winner of Sunday's game will be
undisputed league leader.
Kinzua Pine Mills
Favors Early Start
On County Hospital
Residents of the county, many
of whom have supported the hos
pital project since its beginning,
will find no small measure of
satisfaction in a letter received
this week from the Kinzua Pine
Mills company. The letter is self
explanatory and is as follows:
Mr O. G. Crawford, Publisher and
Editor, Heppner Gazette Times,
Dear Mr. Crawford:
The officials here of our com
pany are extremely interested in
hospital that we understand it is
proposed to build at Heppner.
While we are not in a position
to vote on any measure that may
be necessary, nevertheless as one
of the largest taxpayers in Mor
row county and realizing thar
any expenditure or increases in
taxes and so forth will necessar
ily be borne largely by our com
pany, we would like to definitely
express ourselves to you and the
people of Morrow county that we
are heartily in favor of going
forward with the construction of
the hospital at an early date.
In olher words we want to say
to the people of Morrow county
that we think this is a very
Yours very truly, Kinzua Pine
Mills Company, J. F. Coleman.
4-H Club Members
To Be Featured
On P-TA Program
Members of the 4-H clubs in
the lone vicinity will take a
prominent part on a program to
be presented by the lone Parent
Teacher association the evening
of May 19, at which time H. C.
Seymour, former state 4-11 club
leader at Oregon State college
for over 30 years, will be tue
As indicated, this Is the annual
4-H club program arranged and
sponsored by the lone P-TA, In
which exhibits and demonstra
tions by the young people are
Mr. Seymour is now public re-
'lalions consultant for the 4-H
club programs of both Oregon
and Washington. He is known
over the entire northwest and
United Stales as an enthusiastic
4-H club worker and the past
year was given a special award
by the United State department
of agriculture for his work in
club activities throughout his
long term of service.
Initiation will be held at the
meeting of Ruth chapter, O. E. S.
Friday evening, according to un
announcement by the worthy ma
Iron, Mrs. Frank Connor.
Mr nnri Tra .T,ui flninn ntid
children of Pendleton visited In
Heppner over the week end with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Mr. ana Mrs. Alex Green mo
tored to Freewater Friday after
their daughter, Louise, who has
been teaching there the past winter.
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One day back in April the sun
was shining. That day Garnet
Barratt decided to start prelim
inary work on the Barratt bill
project. He engaged the county
bulldozer, hired Harold Sherer to
operate the big machine and dirt
began to move off the hillside
Jnst above Gilmore street. Sur-
Special Levies To Be
Primary Demand Seri
Voters of Morrow county are reminded that the
primary nominating election is scheduled to come
off on Friday, May 21. They also are reminded
that aside from the nominating ballot there will
oe a special ballot with two measures to be de
cideda 10-mill road levy and a one-mill levy for
hospital operation support the one to raise ap
proximately $120,000, the other about $12,000.
A petition to the county court
sure on the ballot calling for a
road levy for a period of five years
group of people most interested
improvement the farmers. The
only after several meetings were held and the
road situation discussed from every angle. The
court acted in accordance with the wishes of the
petitioners and It is now up to the
A certain amount of the funds raised by the
special levy, in the event it passes, will revert
to the incorporated towns of the county. Exact fig
ures on these amounts are not available, but it is
estimated that Heppner's share would be approx-
Last Rites Said
Funeral services were held at
2:30 o'clock p.m., Sunday, May 9,
at the Methodist church for Sam
uel H. Shannon, whose death oc
curred at noon Thursday, May 6.
Rev. J. Palmer Sorlien officiated.
and Mrs. Ture Peterson sang
'Near the Cross" and "The Peace
That My Savior Has Given." ac
companied by Mrs. C. C. Carmi-
chael who also played the pre
lude and postlude.
Interment was in the Heppner
Samuel H. Shannon was born
near Bakersville, Coshocton coun
ty, Ohio, September 15, 1ST2, and
completed his earthly sojourn at
his home on West Willow street.
Heppner, May 6, 1948, being 75
years, 7 months and 21 days of
He moved with his parents,
John and Salinda Shannon, to
Sevmour. Iowa, at the ace of 8
years, where they settled on a j
farm near by. There he grew to I
manhood and received his edu- j
cation in the rural school and at
On November 8, 1S94, he mar
ried Margaret E. Cooley and, true
to his convictions and training,
established their home with a
family altar. To these parents
three daughters were born: one,
Mrs. Opal Robinson, passing from
this life in January, 1932.
His principal occupation was
farming and stock raising. He
was always interested and well
informed on current events and
took an active part in the relig
ious and political activities of his
In early 1928 part of his family
came to Oregon to make their
homes and Dad and Mother were
besieged with requests to move
West, also. Rather than have the
family separated they agreed. In
June 1928, they left kindred and
friends in Iowa and northern Mis
souri to come to Heppner where
they have since resided. While
they have missed the friends and
loved ones they left, they have
enjoyed the true friends they
have made In Heppner.
Those of his family who sur
vive are his wife, two daughters.
Mrs. Neva Wells and Mrs. Eva
Hudson; one sister, Mrs. 11. S.
Eckels of Seymour, Iowa; seven
grandchildren and three great
He loved music and was bless-
plus dirt was pushed out and I
served to build a grade for em
extension 01 uumore street up
The picture at the left shows
Mr. and Mrs. Barratt watching
the bulldozer as it started mov
ing a load of dirt out to the end
of the fill. At the right is Bho
Voted On At May 21
ous Voter Attention
to place a mea
10 - mill special
was filed by a
in rural road
filing was done
voters to settle
79 years ago this week, the
wilderness of northern Utah
echoed with the cheers of
the thousands who watched j
Leland Stanford, railroad
enterpreneur, drive home
the golden spike that linked
the Atlantic and Pacific
with two ribbons of steel.
Telegraph wires received
the noise of Stanford's
sledge hammer and trans
mitted it to a rejoicing na
tion. Completion of Ameri
ca's first transcontinental
railway on May 10, 1869,
was one of the most spec
tacular events in the history
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ruggles
visited over the week end in Mo
ro. ed with a good voice which he
used. Always filling a place in
the church choirs until recent
years, he never quit singing. Dur
ing his last illness his voice was
raised in song true and clear as
he sang two stanzas of the beau
tiful old hymn, "Near the Cross."
He was a good man, kind and
understanding father and a true
Picture by Heppner Photo Studio.
the results of the first six hours
work. In a few days the grade
was extended around the point of
the hill and up to the site of the
Pioneer Memorial hospital.
The work thus started may
lead to a considerable develop
ment in that part of town not
including the hospitaL
imately $10,000, inasmuch as the taxable valua
tion of the town Is in the neighborhood of $1,000,
000. The other towns will receive a proportionate
amount, leaving in the neighborhood of $100,000
for the county at large. Regular road fund sources
will provide about $28,000, giving the court $128,
000 In round numbers for maintenance and re
pairs, with possibly a little construction work the
It is pointed out that lack of general road work
the past few years has left the roads in poor con
dition, necessitating more expenditure for nominal
maintenance and repair than usual. Also, increas
ed cost of equipment and labor makes it exped
ient to raise larger sums of money.
A vote for the small hospital guarantee will
give assurance of construction of the building and
its operation for the time required by the federal
government in making a grant. The authorities
can not build and maintain roads or go ahead
with the hospital until these issues are settled
and they must be authorized to make either possible.
Fortieth Class To
At lone May 2?
Graduation exercises for the
fortieth class to receive diplomas
from the lone high school will
be held in the school auditorium
the evening of May 27, according
to B. C. Forsythe, superintendent.
Frank Bennett, superintendent of
schools at Salm, will deliver the
Valedictorian for the class of
'48 is Ross Doherty. Louis Carlson
I Scheduled to receive their dip
1 lomas at the exercises are Betty
Jean Ball, Martin Gene Bauern-
feind, Edmund Thomas Bristow
1 Louis Andrew Carlson, William
j Ross Doherty, Francine Mae Ely
; Lillian Nadine Hubbard. Robert
Howard Jepsen, Ernest Eugene
Pettyjohn, and Gaylord Hugh Sal
Baccalaureate services will be
! held at 11 o'clock a.m. Sunday
j May 23 in the lone Christian
I church, with the Rev. Alfred
i Shirley delivering the sermon.
i The calendar of events for the
I rest of the school year follows:
May 14. Junior-Senior Prom; May
: 16, Mothers' Tea; May IS. Morrow
I county division of the O. E. A.
meeting held at lone; May 23.
Baccalaureate; May 24. school
picnic: May 26. P-TA Ins. 8 p.m.;
May 27, school until noon; May
27, graduation exercises; May 28,
students assemble at 1 p.m. for
BEAUTY SHOP MERGER
EFFECTED THIS WEEK
Decision by Burl Coxen to put
in a new floor in his building
next to the Turner. Van Marter &
Co. office brought about a merger
of two beauty shops the first of
the week. Jeanne's Beauty shop,
owned and operated by Mrs. Je
, anne Gaines, had been located in
hhe building and she decided to
vacate rather than be idle during
I the renovating process. She talk
led things over with Mrs. Alice
' Prock, owner of Alice's Beauty
shop, and they decided to merge
I their interests. Mrs. Gaines mov
l ed to Alice's Beauty shop Mon
day. ! Under the new arrangemenf,
! Mrs. Ray Massey will remain
! with the merged shops and Mrs
Ed LeTrace. who has been oper
1 atlng at Alice's shop has been
employed by Lols's Beauty shop.
Volume 65, Number 8
Fired By Friend
Ament Held To
Grand Jury On
2nd Degree Count
William Greener, long-time res
ident of Morrow county is dead
and Loren John Ament, the man
responsible for his death is be
ing held on a charge of second
degree murder as a result of a
shooting which took place at the
Greener residence in northeast
Heppner at about 10 o'clock the
evening of May 7. Greener died
at 2:52 a.m. Tuesday at St. An
thony's hospital in Pendleton.
Ament's statement was given
to District Attorney P. W. Ma
honey Wednesday morning after
which the attorney filed a charge
of second degree murder against
him. Sheriff C. J. D. Bauman took
Ament to the Umatilla county
jail in Pendleton, fearing to leave
him alone in the local jail. The
Pendleton jail is guarded day and
Ament, carpenter and laborer
about 71 years of age, was be
friended by Greener, who took
him in his home about 10 days
prior to the shooting. According
to Ament, Greener had told him
that there were valuable papers
in a room upstairs that others
were interested in obtaining and
that in Greener's absence he
wanted Ament to guard against
their removal. In the house was
a .32 special rifle which Greener's
former wife had used in killing
deer and which was Greener's
favorite hunting gun. The gun
was kept in the room occupied
by Greener and Ament.
Friday night at the hour men
tioned, Ament stated he heard a .
noise upstairs and that he shout
ed to the supposed intruder that
he would get him. He got out
of bed, took the gun with him to
another room and expecting the
supposed intruder to descend by
the front stairway. Instead a door
suddenly opened into the room
where he was standing and a
light flashed into his eyes. Not
realizing the gun was cocked he
touched the trigger.
A physician was called and
Greener was prepared for the trip
to the hospital. The bullet enter
ed the abdomen from the side
and plowed through the body.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday afternoon in Hillsboro,
Greener's former home and where
a sister of his resides. He was a
member of the American Legion,
a veteran of World War I, and a
member of Heppner lodge No. 358
B. P. O. E. He ran a stock ranch
on Rock creek south of Hardman
for many years, selling out two
years ago to Claud White and
moving to town. He bought the
residence property known as the
McCullough place from Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Hulburt where he
spent much of his time cultivat
ing the tillable acres. He also did
considerable job work about
town, plowing gardens and other
work, using a small tractor for
In County Closes,
Merle Becket. chairman of the
cancer fund drive, stated early
this week that the campaign has
closed after reaching a total of
$1150. He considers this a suc
cessful drive and feels that Mor
row county has once more dem
onstrated its ability to come thru
in support of worthy projects.
"In view of the numerous other
worthy charities in the field. Mor
row county people should be com
mended for their recognition of
possibly the most worthy cause
the necessity of bringing the can
cer menace under control. I wish
to express my sincere thanks and
appreciation to members of the
committee throughout the county
who were credited with making
this year's drive an outstanding
one, and to the generous individ
uals who responded with contri
butions," the chairman said.
Late contributions may yet be
made during the coming week to
apply to the 19 IS toial, after
which time the books will be
closed with the annual report to
the American Cancer Society.
Initial ion ceremonies were held
at the meeting of the Degree of
Honor lodge Tuesday evening at
the American Legion hall. Those
initiated were Mr. ami Mrs. James
Hayes, Jimmie Orwiek, Eugenia
Ball. Jewell Hager. Leo! a Nichols
uui Mildred Winters. Mrs. Elhel
Lindholm, state president, and
Mrs. Minnie Card, state organiz
er, of Portland, made an official
inspection of the ritualistic work.
A handkerchief shower was giv
en following lodge for Mrs, Burl
Coxen who Is leaving soon, Hos
tesses for the evening were Caro
lyn Allstott, Virginia Barger, El
len Moore and Leona McLachlan.