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Diking Roadbed In
By Flossie Coals
The slate hlKhway department
started Monday noon to dikine
and adding layers of gravel to
Ihe highway wst of town, which
has been under water for Ihe past
two weeks, and travel will he
resumed shortly. R. B. Rands has
also started pumping seepage
water from his lot east of the
highway sheds to halt the water
fiorn flooding the highway at
that point. The water has already
reached the highway and the
highway sheds. Basements are
seeping full in the west end of
town, and others are showing
signs of filling.
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HEPPNER HARDWARE and
Guests al the Lee Pearson
home this week was Mr. Pearson's
cousin, Mrs. Kllenn Bass of Port
land, on her way to Walla Walla
lo see her daughter Doris grad
uate from school; and Mrs. Millie
Fletcher of Goldendale, Wn., and
Mrs. Ella Brown .of Pendleton,
and George Pearson of Hermis
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Rippee mo
tored to Heppner Sunday to at
tend the wedding of their grand
son, Roger Connor, to Miss
Robert Fortner, son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. A. Fortner, returned to
Kinzua with his brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce
Lindsay and will remain for
Ray Brown, who sprained his
ankle some time ago Is able to
walk now without the aid of
Mr. and Mrs. Case Spagle of
Biggs spent the week end at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Bish
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Moore re
turned home Saturday from The
Dalles where Mrs Moore had
been in the hospital for several
weeks recovering from an oper
Elmer Sullivan and daughters
Gail and Patricia returned to Sa
lem Monday. The Sullivans arriv
ed last week and the girls spent
the time with Mary Ann and
Nancy Rands, while-Mr. Sullivan
attended the livestock show in
Boardman residents are hunt
Ing the shade and cooler spots
the past few days. The tempera
ture soared up to 100 degrees ai
the Tjostoffice. A cool breeze
would be appreciated.
Mrs. Florence Root and Mrs
Flossie Coats attended the post
masters convention in Pendleton
Beverly and Pat Petteys of
Pendleton are spending some
time with their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Macomber.
Mrs. Cecil Hamliton and
daughters Carol and Lorieli re
turned home Saturday from a
two weeks visit in Bellingham
and Bremerton. In Bellingham
they visited Mr. Hamilton's fa
ther, Leo Hamilton. Cecil drove
over this week end to bring the
Due to no stage travel from
Boardman Mrs. Cole was unable
to attend state grange conven
lion to which she was elected
Boardman friends are glad to
hear Mr. and Mrs Dave Johnson
were not residents of Vanport as
was first reported. Mr. and Mrs.
Abe Westlund lost all their be
longings but the family got out.
Their two sons, Dick and Bob,
were with their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Nickerson,
Mr. and Mrs. Oveson of Mur
ray, Utah, arrived Monday for a
visit with their son-in-law and
daughter, 'Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Partlow
motored to the county seat Tues
day on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Mead and
Mr. and Mrs. Lieuallen of Pen
dleton were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ray Brown one day last
week. For many years Mr. Mead
was U.P. agent at Messner.
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Gustin and
son of Portland were guests at
the home of Gustin's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. Gustin.
Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, June 10, 1948-3
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WHAT MAKES AMERICA TICK?
WE TAKE FOR GRANTED, OTHERS MARVEL AT .THIS
COUNTRY OF OURS-ITS TREMENDOUS PRODUCTIVITV
THE LIVING STANDARDS AND THE FREEDOMS OUR
PEOPLE ENJOY. HOW HAVE WE ACHIEVED THESE
. THINGS ? HOW DO WE KEEP SOWS FORWARD 7
The answer lies, not alone in our natural resources
nor in our geographic location, though these have helped.
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-RATHER IT IS IN THE CHARACTER OF OUR PEOPLE
THEIR INDUSTRV, THEIR INITIATIVE AND SELF-RELIANCE
AND IN THE FORM OF OUR GOVERNMENT, WHICH HAS
ENCOURAGED, NOT HAMPERED, THE FREE PLAY OF THESE
OUALITIES OVER THE LIFETIME OF OUR REPUBLIC.
CONSISTENTLY, WE HAVE PROVIDED INCENTIVE AND REWARD
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Return Home For
By Grace Shoun
Mrs. Bessie Paul is nut from
Kansas, arriving Tuesday to vis
it ner daughter-in-law, Mrs. Joe
Paul, and eranddauphter Sharon
This is her first trip to Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ora Thomnsnn
and son Ronald went to Spokane
to visit relatives there and at
Those who have rinished school
for the vear and rpturneri hnmp
are Robert Brown. Delnss Kninht.
en of EOC Eat LaGrande. They
have comDleted the first vpar
Clara Ellen Fraser has finished
the second year there. Joe Wil
son has completed one year at
Lewis and Clark college in Port
land and is home.
Deloha Markham has mmnlpt.
ed her course at the Northwest
Bible institute. She graduated
last Wednesday. Owing to high
water and bad roads the Mark.
hams did not get over there for
the commencement exerrisps Sh
is helping with the Assembly of
t-ioa vacation Dime school which
The W. B. Dextprs arp having
a set of family reunions as Vallis
uexter ot LaGrande has been
here. Thev have eone on tn thp
coast to return here soon. Their
granddaughter Dixie Dexter of
Clatskanie came over Sunday.
She is accomDaniprl hv hor mn.
ther, Mrs. Robert Neimalie and
family. The Floyd Hobbs and
Don Hill families are here.
Mrs ORoark of "LaGrande is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. War
ren McCoy and family.
Mrs. John Allen and Mr. and
Mrs. Losness attended a Boy
Scout banquet in Pendleton Sun
Ray Brown of Hollywood and
son, Robert Brown, are visiting
in the Irrigon community. They
went to Walla Walla Monday.
Robert spends his summers in
California with his sister Jeanne
Supt. Alf Salwold of Freewater
came down Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. Chester Wilson
and children and Dean Fager
strom left for their homes at
Council, Idaho, Saturday. They
had been visiting Mr. Wilson's
mother. Mrs. Nora Wilson and
family since Wednesday, also
looking after property interests
Mr. and Mrs. Harvev Warner
entertained them with dinner
and social hour Friday evening.
Billy Wilson and Joe Stephens
are up Willow creek helping put
Mrs. Ruth Umiker had a sur
prise birthday party honoring
her daughter Sammie on her 7th
birthdav. with camps and ro.
freshments of ice cream, cake and
Carl Brownell and Don Stevprs
of Pendleton spent Sunday with
the Gravbeal. McCov and MpRall
Patterson ferry has been a real
ly busy place with as hieh as 100
cars and more on each side wait
ing to be ferried across.
Mr. and Mrs. Billv Fnrtman
and niece, Loretta Davis of Board-
man, were Irrigon visitors Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Heibert and
children of Cottage Grove have
moved DacK to their farm to har
vest their strawberry crop.
Maynaro Hoagland of Stanfield
to the music of
Ma II re O.f.l. at Portland, Salem er Medferd.
and His Orchestra
American Legion Hall
$2 per Person, tax included
A drivers license examiner
will be on duty In Heppner Tu
esday, June 15 between the hours
of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Persons
wishing licenses or permits to
drive are asked to get in touch
with the examiner at the court
house well ahead of the sched
uled closing hour in order to as
sure completion of their applica
tions with a minimum of delay.
It Is pretty certain that the race
for the GOP nomination will be
a wide open one. Nobody knows
what will happen when all the
expendable favorite sons have
been expended. Howard Brubak
er in New Yorker.
. We won't know Just how badly
old man inflation has got his
tentacles Into us until we see
haw high the Pendergast mach
ine has to raise the price of votes
in Missouri this year. Waterloo
The recognition of the Jewish
State Immediately after its for
mation will, in the opinion of
Truman's advisers help stop the
Democratic revolt against him In
the Northern cities. Jiewsweek,
May 24, 1948.
The nearest approach to Im
mortality on earth is a govern
ment bureau. Former Sec'y of
spent the week end in Portland,
returning home Sunday morning.
He was accompanied home by
Joe Wilson and Mrs. Land. They
got to Patterson ferry Saturday
night but could not get across the J
ferry until Sunday morning. Mrs. .'
Roberts and Mrs. Joe Cosner have
a hamburger stand to feed the
people who have to wait so long.
Mrs. Lois Land is visiting her
mother, Mrs. Nora Wilson.
Mr and Mrs. Russell McCoy of
Kennewick stopped at the J. E.
McCoy place to get their children
and on down to Paulsbo to fish
as the water is so high at Kenne
wick that they cannot work.
Both churches are having va
cation bible school classes in the
forenoon with the ministers and
wives and local help. The Baptist
Community church will have Rex
The junior class of the Assem
bly of God church are making
baby gowns for the flood victims.
Mrs. Harvey Warner is the tea
The Adventlsts are to begin
gathering at College Place Sat
urday. Among those going are
the E. S. Pelton family to attend
the camp meeting there.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Minnick
and baby came back from San-
tlam Saturday and have moved
into the Davis duplex.
The last week has been melon
weather and the melon men are
trying to make up for lost time
as much as possible.
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