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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, Moy 27, 1948-3
By Echo Palmateer
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ijnimKiureaie services were
held for the class of 1918 at the
cooperative church Sunday morn
ing wllh Rev. Alfred Shirley, pas
tor, delivering the sermon. The
program was as follows: Prelude
Mrs. E. M. Baker; processional!
Mrs. Cleo Drake; invocation;
hymn, "America, The Beautiful,"
all; scripture reading; anthem,
"Thy Word is Like a Garden," hy
the choir; sermon, "The Issues
of Life," Rev. Shirley; hymn
"Fight the Good Eight," all; re
cessional, Mrs. t'leo Drake. The
graduates are Betty Ball, Eugene
Bauemfeind, Thomas Bristow,
Louis Carlson, Ross Uoherty
Francine Ely, Lillian Hubbard!
Robert Jepsen, Eugene Pettyjohn,
and Gaylord Salter.
Graveside military funeral ser
vices were held for Pvt. I'aul Vor
uz Rletmann at the lone I.O.O.F.
cemetery on Sunday, May 23, at
Paul gave his life for his coun
try July 10, 1911 when serving
with the Tilth division, 311 infan
try in France.
The services were conducled by
the lone post American Legion,
assisted by Rev. A. Shirley of
lone and Sergeant Peake of the
Memorial dvision of the U. S. Ar
my. Hymns were sung by Mrs.
Walter Roberts and Mrs. Paul
Pettyjohn, accompanied by Mrs.
Pallbearers were Ted Palma
teer, Joel Engelman, Earl Me
C'abe, Tom Huston, Ernest Mc
Cabe and James Bamett.
Paul is survived by his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann,
and brothers Gene and Larry of
AREA 4-1 1 SHOW AT THE DALLES
I DATES TO REMEMBER
I May 29 Social meeting of Top
ic club at Mrs. John Ransier's.
May 30 Program at the Legion
May 31 Beginning Vacation
Bible school at 9 a.m.
June 1 Auxiliary meeting In
the afternoon and Legion meet
ing in the evening.
June 2 Meeting of Eastern
Star Social club at the hall.
June 4-The HEC of Willows
grange and friends are invited to
po to the Peter Timm home at
This year at the second annual Eastern Oregon Wheat League 4-11 show in The Dalles another irrand
champion baby beef will be chosen, along with top-ranking nogs and lambs fattened with wheat, bhown
here with Merle Eakin of Grass Valley and his 1947 grand champion are, left to right, Fred W. Mauser, The
Dalles, who purchased the animal at auction for $2 a pound, Commander D. S. Elwood and Adjutant Percy N.
Larson of The Dalles American Legion post. Mauser donated the beef to the Legion, which in turn gave it ;
the Portland Veterans' hospital. This year's show will be June 7, 8 and 9.
lone, and his grandmother, Mrs.
Inez V. Freeland of Portland.
We wish to express our sincere
appreciation to our many friends
and relatives for the kindness
and sympathy extended and for
the beautiful flowers at the ser
vices for our son and brother,
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann,
Avoid Annoyance And Discomfort
due to a clogged septic tank or cesspool.
I have purchased e tank pump and am in
position to give prompt, efficient service.
Gene and Larry,
The lone P-TA held their last
meeting of the year Wednesday
evening, May 19. Mrs. B. C. For
sythe, the retiring president, told
of the work carried out during
her two years in the office. She
paid tribute to the founders, the
national president and the state
president by lighting candles for
each and paid tribute to her help-
j ers by placing a tulip in a bowl
I and saying a word of praise for
, each. Mrs. Forsythe has been a
very successful and capable pres
ident during her term of office
and much has been accomplish
ed. The following officers were in
stalled by Mrs. Forsythe and each
presented with a corsage; Pres
ident, Mrs. Omar Rietmann; vice
president, Mrs. Markham Baker;
secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Francis
Ely. A program was given by the
4-H club conducted by one of
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their leaders, Mrs. Ruth McCabe,
which consisted of the flag sal
ute, 4-H salute, song by all, "The
Star Spangled Banner"; health
club history, Leslie Aldrich; dem
onstration of making a bed by
Joan Coleman, Barbara Jackson
and Delores Drake; musical duet
by Ronald and Duane Baker;
demonstration of cutting out a
dress by Jane Seehafer and In
grid Hermann; report on the beef
club by Louis Carlson; talk by
Harry Seymour, former leader of
4-H work in the state. Nelson An
derson showed pictures and gave
a talk and presented Louis Carl
son a scholarship from the Union
Pacific railroad for $100 to the
Oregon State college for being the
outstanding 4-H member of Mor
row county The prgoram closed
with a song by the 4-H girls and
a candle lighting ceremony.
There were several articles made
by the members on display, also
some of the girls modeled their
dresses. Refreshments of cake
and coffee were served by Mrs
Carl Bergstrom, Mrs. Edmond
Bristow, Mrs. Berl Akers and Mrs.
Out-of-town visitors at the lone
P-TA meeting were Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Seymour of Corvallis, Mr.
and Mrs. Nelson Anderson of
Heppner, Mr. and Mrs. John
Graves of Lexington.
A bridal shower was given at
the Legion hall May 22 in honor
of Mrs. Jack Healy of Rockaway.
She received many lovely gifts.
Cake and coffee were served by
the following hostesses: Mrs. Vic
tor Rietmann, Mrs. Marion Pal
mer, Mrs. James Lindsay, Mrs.
Gary Tullis, Mrs. Darrell Padberg,
Mrs. Raymond Lundell, Mrs. Ed
mond Bristow, Mrs. Earl McCabe
and Mrs. Ernest McCabe. Those
attending the shower from a dis
tance were Mrs. John Healy and
daughter Rosetta, Mrs. James
Farley, Mrs. Harry O'Donnell Sr.,
Mrs. Harry O'Donnell Jr., Mrs.
Chas. Hodge and Mrs. Wm. Buck
num of Heppner.
The Three Links club of the
Rebekahs served dinner at their
hall election day and held a
short meeting in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Ely and
family of Boardman were Ior.e
Mr. and Mrs. James Driscoll
and family of, Heppner were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Al Huit
Thursday, May 27, is Poppy day
here. A window has been decor
ated in Swanson's store by the
poppy committee of the auxiliary
of which Mrs. Richard Lundell
is the chairman. The display has
a white cross, the memorial
plaque, the American flag and
the Legion colors.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rietmann
and Mrs. Frank Engelman went
to The Dalles Monday.
Mrs. Harold Martin of Pendle
ton visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Clark, Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Roundy and
family have moved from La
Grande to Kennewick. Wash.,
where they are building a home.
Mr. and Mrs. Elwayne Lieual
len and son of Monmouth visited
his -father, Roy Lieuallen, this'
A birthday party was held at
the Ladies Aid meeting at the
Congregational church Thursday
afternoon of last week in honor
of the following: Mrs. Mary
Swanson, Mrs. John Bryson, Mrs.
M. Sigado, Mrs. Oscar Lundell
and Mrs. Henry Clark. Cake, jel
lo and coffee were served.
The lone Masons were host to
the Fossil lodge Saturday eve
ning when Fossil put on the de
gree work. Heppner and Condon
also had representatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Heliker
returned from Portland last week
where they visited relatives. They
also visited Claude Devine oi
The following officers were el
ected at the Legion meeting of
post 95, May 18: Commander,
James' Bamett; vice commander,
Walter Corley; finance officer,
Donald McElligott; chaplain. Er
nest McCabe; adjutant, Eldon
Padberg; sergeant-at-arms, Ralph
Heath; historian, Lyk. Alle .: ...
ecutive committee, Jack Bailey,
Eugene Normoyle, Harry Ring,
The school district has purch
ased a power lawn mower for
their turfed football field.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buschke and
Ernest Heliker went fishing on
Hock creek Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Devin and
family of Condon and Mrs. Lana
Padberg attended Rev. Joe Jew-
ett's farewell sermon at the Chris
tian church in Heppner Sunday.
Mrs. vernice Crawford and chil
dren of Dufur were visitors here
I itoy Lieuanen had the misfor
tune to cut his wrist quite badly
Cleo Drake is on the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Healy of
Rockaway and Mrs. Rodney Craw
ford Jr. of Portland were week
end visitors at the Ida Coleman
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gorger and
family of Pendleton were lone
Mrs. Carl Bergstrom and son
Norman left for Portland Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Peterson
and family returned home last
week from McPherson, Kans.,
and Minneapolis where they vis
Rev. and Mrs Alfred Shirley
left Monday for Eugene.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lundell vis
ited at the homes of Clarence
Dossier and Grover Curtiss Sun
day. Mrs. E. R. Lundell returned
from Eugene Friday morning of
last week where she attended
Rebekah assembly. She reported
a successful session.
Out-of-town relatives attending
the funeral services of Paul Riet
mann Sunday were Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Balsiger of White Salmon,
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Peterson of
The Dalles, Ed Rietmann, Con
don, and Mr. and Mrs. William
King of Redmond. Mrs. King is
a sister of Mrs. Omar Rietmann.
The lone school held their an
nual picnics Monday. The high
school went to the mountains
near Parkers Mill. The 7th and
8th grades went to Rock creek,
the 5th and 6th to the Franklin
Ely farm at Morgan, and the 1st,
2nd, 3rd and 4th grades to Grant
The electric storm here last
week struck Milton Morgan's gar-1
age ana Durnea a large noie in
It but went out of its own accord.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Ely and
family Were The Dalles visitors
Several from here went to Pen
dleton Monday evening to hear
Charlie Spivak's orchestra.
FORMER RESIDENTS VISIT
Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Balsiger
of White Salmon, Wash., were
week end guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Troedson. On
Sunday morning they all attend
ed the baccalaureate services Bt
lone, and in the afternoon ar
tended the funeral services fo
Pvt. Paul Rietmann whose body
was brought over from Franc
for burial here. Mr. Balsiger for
merly owned the hardware nd
implement business now operat
ed by Omar Rietmann at lone.
Humphreys Drug Co.
RHEA CREEK GRANGE
RIM ROCKERS ORCHESTRA
Call For Bids For Buildings
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned MORROW
COUNTY GRAIN GROWERS, INC.,. will receive sealed
bids in its mail office at Lexington, Oregon on June 1,
1 948 until the hour of two o'clock p.m. of the said day for
the following buildings:
One frame grain warehouse, size approximately 1 70
feet by 80 feet, located at lone, Oregon, and
One frame builgind known as the "Old Feed Mill"'
located at Lexington, Oregon.
All bids must be mailed or presented to the undersign
ed Morrow County Grain Growers, Inc., at Lexington,
Oregon not later than two o'clock p.m., June 1 , 1 948.
Dated this 6th day of May, 1 948.
MORROW COUNTY GRAIN GROWERS, INC.,
By Werner Rietmann, Secretary.
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