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Mrs. Corson With
Half Century Jewel
At the regular meeting of the
Rebekahs Thursday evening,
June 17, Mrs. Delia Corson was
presented with a 50-year Jewel.
Mrs. E. R. Lundell made the pre-
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sentation. Mrs. Corson is a char-1 DATES TO REMEMBER
ter member of the lodge. After
the meeting a birthday party was
given in honor of those having
birthdays in the months of April,
May and June. The honorees pre
sent were Mrs. Mary Swanson,
Mrs. H. O. Ely, Mrs. Fred Ely,
Mrs. Cecil Thome, Mrs. Cleo
Drake, Mrs. Charles O'Connor,
Mrs. Sam Esteb and Mrs. Donald
Ball. They all received gifts. Re
freshments of ice cream, straw
berries, cake and coffee were
served by Mrs. E. R. Lundell, Mrs.
Paul Pettyjohn, Mrs. Wallace
Matthews and Mrs. Echo Palma
The following officers were el
ected at an auxiliary meeting
Tuesday evening, June 15: Pres
ident, Mrs. Elden Padberg; first
vice president, Mrs. Echo Pal
mateer; second vice president,
Mrs. Doris Gollyhorn; secretary
treasurer, Mrs. Walter Corley;
delegates and alternates to go
to the convention In Astoria in
September, Mrs. Cecil Thome,
Mrs. Echo Palmateer, Mrs. Cleo
Drake arid Mrs. Eugene Nor
moyle. After the meeting straw
berry shortcake and coffee were
served by Mrs. Cecil Thome and
Mrs. Ed Buschke.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Mat
thews left Friday of last week
for Roseburg to spend a few days.
Ye Old Time
Come For. Breakfast
--STAY ALL DAY
June 25 Three Links club of
the Rebekahs at Rebekah hall.
June 26 Study meeting of Top
ic club at home of Mrs. Omar
July 1 Missionary meeting at
Mrs. Arnold Ekstrom and two
daughters of Astoria are visiting
at the home of her brother, Her
bert Ekstrom. Mr. and Mrs. Eu
gene McClain of Basin, Wyo.,
were recent guests at the Ek
strom home. Mr. McClain is a
brother of Mrs. Ekstrom.
Mrs. Marion Palmer entertain
ed the Ameca club at her home
Wednesday, June 16. She was as
sisted by Mrs. Earl McKinney.
Court whist was played and those
winning prizes were, high, Mrs.
Richard Lundell; low, Mrs. Ray
Hiembigner. Refreshments were
served by the hostesses. Twenty
members and four guests were
Louis Buschke returned to his
home In Morgan last week after
spending two months in the vet
erans hospital in Portland.
Mrs. Ida Coleman and her sis
ter, Mrs. Elwood Brown, returned
home Friday of last week from
a week's visit in Portland and
Rockaway. Mrs. Coleman took
her sister to Pasco, Wash., Sun
day, to get a train for her home
in Perham, Minn.
Miss Earlene Morgan and Miss
Josephine Van Scholack of Port
land were visitors at the John
Eubanks home last week. Miss
Morgan is a sister of Mrs. Eu
banks. Allen Hoak of Bremerton, Wn.,
is visiting at the home of his
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Ely of Morgan.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Buschke, Er
nest Hliker, Mrs Ida Esteb and
Mrs. Echo Palmateer attended a
wedding reception at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Timm near
Pendleton in honor of their son
and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Timm, who were
married June 14. The bride is the
former Miss Mary Lois Hawleyof
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Aldrich and
children, Leslie and Eleanor, re
turned last week from a trip to
Minnesota where they took Mr.
Aldrich's father and mother
home. They reported the roads
in bad condition.
Ernest Heliker and Lee Howell
went fishing Friday of last week
at McKay dam and caught the
Mrs. Omar Rietmann, Mrs. Wm.
Seehafer and Mrs. Frank Wilkin
son returned from Portland Fri
day evening of last week where
they attended grand chapter of
the Eastern Star. Mrs. Inez Free
land, mother of Mrs. Rietmann,
also accompanied them home and
will visit at the Rietmann home
for a while.
The Masons and Eastern Star
held a strawberry and Ice cream
and cake feed at the Masonic
hall Sunday evening with about
10 Per Cent Gain
In License Plates
On Oregon Autos
Motor vehicles bearing Oregon
license plates continued to in
crease last month as the number
of registrations reached 537,388
at the end of May, Secretary of
State Earl T. Newbry has report
ed. This is a 10 percent gain over
Heppner Gozette Times, Heppner, Oregon, June 24, 1948-3
Visitors at the Ernest Heliker
home last week were Mrs. James
McLarty and daughter Virginia
and Mrs. Donald Schaefer and
three sons of Portland.
Mr. Wetmore of Rufus visited
at the home fo his sister, Mrs.
Peter and George Timm and El
mer Finn of Pendleton visited at
the Ernest Heliker home one day
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Halvorsen
and children went to The Dalles
on Friday of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brenner
and children were Portland vis
itors last week.
Mrs. Harlan Devin and children
of Condon spent last week with
her mother, Mrs Lana Padberg.
Another daughter, Mrs. C. W.
Burton of Portland, is visiting
at the Padberg home this week.
lone lost to Condon in a base
ball game at Lexington Sunday,
2 to 8. The players were enter
tained at the Lloyd Rice home
at a supper after the game.
Hershall Cairns of Hermiston
purchased the old Morrow Coun
ty Graingrowers warehouse and
an old millat Lexington and Is
tearing them down and selling
the lumber to an old lumber sal
Mr and Mrs. Howard Eubanks
and children of Arlington spent
Sunday visiting relatives here.
Bobby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob
ert Grabill of Heppner, visited
at the A. E. Stefani home last
Willows grange held their reg
ular meeting Saturday night. Mr.
and Mrs. Orville Cutsforth and
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace of Lex
ington grange, and Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Drake of Rhea Creek grange
were visitors. Jack Bailey pre
sented each of these granges with
100 percent collection of dues
pennants from the state grange.
Mr. and Mrs. Bailey gave inter
esting reports as delegates to the
grange at Astoria. After the meet
ing refreshments were served by
Mrs. Herbert Ekstrom and Mrs.
Mrs. .James Lindsay Is home
from the St. Anthony's hospital
in Pendleton where she was a
patient for a few days.
Bert Mason writes that they
have been touring through Wash
ington, D. C, at Gettysburg, Pa
and other places of Interest.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Gorger and
children of Pendleton were lone
visitors one day last week.
Henry Gorger of Pendleton is
visiting at the home of his daugh
ter, Mrs. David Baker.
MSIMAH BUILDS IIS
Shattering All Records with
the Most-Copied Cars
250,000 CARS IN TWO YEARS!
FROM 7 CARS IN JUNE '46
...TO 21,000 CARS TO
BE BUILT IN JUNE '48!
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the number registered in the first
five months of 1947 and repre
sents an increase of 10,627 vehi
cles of all sypes since April 30
of this year. Passenger cars ac
counted for three-fourths of the
"Registrations have been
climbing steadily month-by-month,"
Newbry said. "The sum
mer travel season now under way
will see more cars on the road
than ever before."
He called on vacationing mo
torists to remember thatfour out
of every five Oregon traffic
deaths have been taking place on
the open highways outside the
limits of any city or town. New
bry said that highway speeds
make any driver-error much more
likely to be fatal than the same
error at relatively slower speeds.
Of the 35 persons killed in May
smash-ups, 33 died in rural ar
Homesteads In 5
States Ready For
Entry This Year
Five hundred and twenty-two
homesteads comprising 51,100
acres in Wyoming, Idaho, Wash
ington and on the Oregon-California
border are expected to be
opened to public entry this
spring, summer and fall, with
war veterans given first priority,
the federal bureau of reclamation
informed the Oregon department
of veterans' affairs this week.
Dates of opening are tentative
the Sacramento regional d I recto:
said, but those interested were
advised to write the three re
gional offices of the bureau of
reclamation and ask to be placed
on the mailing lists for public
notices. These offices, and the
projects they cover, are:
At Billings, Montana, for the
Shoshone and Riverton, Wyom
ing, projects. The Shoshone pro
ject, slated to open this summer,
consists of 217 farm units com
prising 21,700 acres. Riverton,
dated this fall, has 90 farm units
covering 9000 acres.
At Sacramento, California, for
the Klamath Project, Tule Lake
division, 85 units covering 8200
acres on the Oregon-California
border, due this summer, proba
bly by July.
At Boise, Idaho, for the follow
ing three: Boise project, Payette
division, spring, 70 units, 70(10
acres; Minidoka project, Gooding
division, spring. 45 units, 4fi(X)
acres; Yakima project, Roza divi
sion, fall, 15 units. 700 acres.
World War II veterans are giv
en 90 days from the date of pub
lic notice, ahead of all others, to
file applications and reference
forms, on homesteads opened by
the bureau of reclamation. Gen
erally, they are required to have
two years' farm experience and
from $200 to $-300 in capital and
equipment, to qualify.
Before churches were built in
Oregon, missionaries a century
ago in The Dalles area near the
Columbia river used a rock for
mation as a pulpit to preach to
Indians of this region. Pulpit
Rock, which presumably resem
bles the object for which it Was
named, is now an historic site
within The Dalles city limits
The first commercially-produced
television show broadcast
from an airplane in flight was i
out on bv the Navv's Willow !
Grove, Penna., Naval Aid Reserve
Station in November, 1947.
Drive down to the
Vcitory Cafe at lone
and eat a wholesome
your choice from the
You are always welcome
Roy and Betty Lieuallen
SUPPORT OUR BOYS AND GIRLS
By Your Attendance
Eastern Oregon Wheat League
Of Wheat-Fed Cattle, Lambs and Hogs
Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday
The three-day program will include
judging of livestock and showmanship
contests, fun events and recognition
banquets. The show will be climaxed
by the Auction Sale at 7 p.m., Wednes
day, June 30.
Improved Modern Show Facilities At
WINKXS AUCTION YARDS
One Mile West of The Dalles on Highway 30
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