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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, Dec. 23, 1948
Alice fir Jeanne's
Send her fresh fragrant .
flowers . . . the perfect trib
ute to her charm and
loveliness. They carry an
added feeling of thought
fulness yet cost less than
the most ordinary
so, 1 " ' Jffl o V V .
With Flowers ' O n V.V o l
Programs In Week
By Echo Palmatecr
A Christmas program was giv
en at the Cooperative church Sun.
day evening. Songs, recitations
and exercises were given by the
beginners and primary classes,
a candle lighting ceremony was
given by the junior and intermed
iate classes. Several numbers
were sung by the choir and Miss
Mary Lund sang a solo.
The following program was
given at Willows grange Satur
day with Mrs. Ernest Heliker in
charge: A candlelight ceremony
by Joan Coleman, Barbara Jack
son and Jane Seehafer. During
the ceremony Miss Mary Lund
sang a solo; readings were given
by Sue and Annbelle Coleman,
Alice Kay Mason, Billy and Mil
dred Seehafer, Johnny Swanson,
Joan Turner and Linda Halvor
sen; Rev. Alfred Shirley gave a
talk, and Miss Lund sang "O
Holy Night." A Christmas pan
tomime was given by Mrs. Mar
ion Palmer and Mrs. Lewis Hal
vorsen with Mrs. Hershall Town
send as reader. Santa Claus ome
and gave treats to the kiddies.
Braden Tractor and Equipment Co.
Your Caterpillar Dealer
Here's Health, Happiness and a Jolly
to You All from the Distributors
DATES TO BEMEMBEH
Dec. 25 Christmas dance at
the Legion hall.
Dec. 27 Town meeting at the
Legion hall at 8 p.m. The finan-
' ciai report of the year will be giv
jen. Refreshments will be served.
Everyone in town urged to at
,tend. I The Eastern Star and Masons
i held joint installation at their
I hall Monday night with a turkey
'dinner at 6 o'clock. The officers
'of the Eastern-Star are: worthy
'matron, Mrs. Walter Dobyns;
J worthy patron, Walter Dobyns;
associate matron, Mrs. W. R.
Wentworth; associate patron, W.
R. Wentworth; secretary, Mrs.
Bert Mason; treasurer, Mrs. Wal
ter Becket; marshal, Mrs. E. M.
Baker; chaplain, Mrs. E. R. Lun
dell; Electa, Mrs. O. L. Lundell;
Martha, Mrs. Lewis Halvorsen;
Esther, Mrs. Sam McMillan;
Ruth, Mrs. B. C. Forsythe; Ada,
Mrs. James Lindsay; warder, Mrs.
Sam Esteb; sentinel, B. C. For
sythe; organist. Mrs. Cleo Drake.
Masonic officers: worshipful
master, Paul Pettyjohn; secre
tary, George Ely; treasurer, E. R.
Lundell; senior warder, Lewis
Halvorsen; junior warder, W. R.
Wentworth; senior deacon, Her
bert Ekstrom; junior deacon,
Frannfc Plv cpnlrir ctpuarr .lim.
my Barnett; junior Stewart, Ken
, neth Smouse; chaplain, Oscar
j The HEC of Willows grange)
;met at their hall Friday with a
P0tluck dinner at noon which was
iurmsnea Dy me losing siue in
a contest that was carried on
during the year. The tables were
beautifully decorated with min
iature Christmas trees and can
dles. Each member received a gift i
and candy was served in the af- j
ternoon. Mrs. Marion Palmer was
the leader of the losing side and
Mrs. Sam Esteb of the winners.
Word was received that Mr..
and Mrs. W. E. Bullard have sold
their drug store at Gold Beach
and plan to go to Arizona for a
vacation. The Bullards had a
drug store here several years ago.
The lone public library receiv
ed some books from the state li
brary. The Shrine club met at the
Grange hall Saturday night, Dec.
11. Gifts were brought for the
Shrine hospital in Portland.
Members were present from
Kinzua, Heppner and Fossil. Hos
tesses were Mrs. Noel Dobyns,
Mrs. W. R. Wentworth, Mrs. Mark
ham Baker and Mrs. Wm. See
hafer. The social meeting of the Topic
club met at the home of Mrs.
Bert Mason Friday evening, Dec.
17. The evening was spent play
ing bridge. Refreshments were
served by the hostesses, Mrs. Vic
tor "Rietmann, Mrs. Noel Dobyns
and Mrs. Mason.
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Cannon ar-
of . . .
rived home Sunday from their
honeymoon on the coast.
Miss Eunice Peterson who has
been ill at the Emanuel hospital
in Portland is now at her home.
Mrs. E. R. Lundell entertained
the Three Links club of the He-
bekahs at their hall Wednesday,
Dec. 15. After the busine.si meet
ing luncheon was served from
tables decorated with Christmas
candles and gifts were exchanged
revealing their Pollyanna sisters.
Mrs. Francis Ely received the
After the Rebekah lode Thurs
day evening, Dec. 17, a Christmas
party was given. Games were
played and gifts exchanged.
Lunch of sandwiches, cake and
coffee were served. Those on the
general committee were Mrs.
Paul Pettyjohn, Mrs. Wallace
Matthews and Mrs. Ida Coleman.
Mrs. Earl McCabe and Mrs.
Howard Eubanks entertained the
Ameca club at the Legion hall
Saturday aftemoon, Dec. 18. The
hall was decorated in keeping
with Christmas. An exchange of
gifts was held revealing their
secret friends. The door prize
was won by Mrs. Donald Heliker.
Refreshments were served by the
Mr. and Mrs. Clive Huston ant!
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson of
Heppner were recent guests of
Mrs. Ethel Stewart.
Tommy, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Gordon White, is home from The.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Halvorsen
and children left for Salem Sun
day. Mrs. Halvorsen's father, J.
E. Crabtree, is seriously ill in a
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Howell and
Mr. and Mrs. Al Huit of Heppner
were lone visitors Saturday eve
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Heliker
adopted a three months old boy
last week. His name is Eugene
Mrs. Markham Baker and Mrs.
Echo Palmateer entertained their
Sunday school classes at the
Grange hall Friday evening of
last week. After playing games
and exchanging gifts, refresh
ments of sandwiches, cookies ana
cocoa were served. The children
also received treats.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Mat
thews were Pendleton visitors
Lowell Clark of Ordnance vis
ited his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Clark, over the week end.
Mrs. Hazel Beers who visited
her sister, Mrs. Echo Palmateer,
returned to her home in Eagle
Creek last week.
Have ( a Happy Holiday
With this, the greatest of holidays,
before us, we join in the good wishes
of the world to promote the spirit of
good fellowship and peace on earth.
Gilliam end Bisbee
May you enjoy a Yuletide crowded
with happiness ... a Christmas tree
heavy with the gifts you've looked
West Wishes to You All
22.527 VETERANS ON
JOB TRAINING AND IN
COLLEGES OF OREGON
Three years after V J Day, 22,
527 veterans are pursuing educa
tion or job training in Oregon
under the G.I. Bill or PJublic Law
16, which marks a decline of
only 8.2 percent from a year ago.
This is shown in the Veterans
Administration regional report of
December 1, Charles M. Cox, VA
representative for this area,
pointed out today.
Oregon schools counted 19,192
ex-GI's studying with federal aid
as of that date, 1093 fewer than
a year ago. The decline was only
5.4 percent, much less than was
On the job training was being
give nto 3335 ex-GI's, 21.4 per
cent fewer than last year. Job
training fell off steadily after
wage ceilings weie imposed in
August, 19-16, but since last May,
when ceilings were boosted, G.I.
job trainees have gained slightly
month by month.
J. C. PENNEY AUTHORIZES
PAYMENT FOR ASSOCIATES
The board of directors of the
J. C. Penney Co. have authorized
a special payment of an amount
equal to two weeks' pay for full
time associates who have been
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Crawford
Jr. and daughter returned to their
home in Portland last week. Mrs.
Crawford and daughter visited at
the home of her mother, Mrs. Ida
Coleman, for several weeks.
Mrs.- Etta Bristow returned
home from Walla Walla last
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Morgan
spent a few days in Portland last
week. They reported that Arthur
Crawford underwent a major op
eration in a hospital there 'films
day of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McCabe.
Gene Rietmann and Robert Jep
sen left for Tollgate to ski Sun
day but found that the roads
were closed. They visited at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. ("has. In
galls at Adams. A. A. McCabe is
also visiting at the Ingalls home.
College students home for
Christmas holidays are, Univer
sity of Washington, Alton Yar
nell; University of Oregon, Bar
bara Smith and Reginald Shir
ley; O. S. C, Bruce Smith, Donald
Peterson, Tommy Doherty, Louis
Carlson and Alfred Shirley Jr.;
E.O.C.E., Robert Drake; Pacific
university, Roland Bergstrom;
Portland university, Arthur Berg
strom; Whitman, Ross Doherty.
employed for the full year of 1948
and on a proportionate basis for
extra and part-time associates
and for those employed less than
All Penney associates through
out the company share in this
payment except those who are
members of the management
staff and whose earnings are de
termined largely by the com
pany's long-standing profit-sharing
Jack O'Connor, manager of the
J. C. Penney Company store, said
that more than 50,000 Penney as
sociates all over the United States
will participate in the payment,
A itterry (EljriBimaH
to You and Yours
DR. WM. C. STRAM
. E. L. WEST
Motor Rebuilding A Specialty
Aik About Convnint Tirml
Holiday feasting will be easier than ever with
a new Frigidaire Electric Range not only now
but for many holiday seasons to come. The Twin
Unit, Even-Heat Oven will bake 4 pies or roast
a 25 lb. turkey easily.
The Cook-Master Oven Clock Control turns
oven on, cooks the meal, turns it off . . . auto
matically. Radiantube Surface Units heat faster;
and the Triple-Duty Thermizer is a deep-well
cooker, a small oven or pop it up and it's
another surface unit!
Comt in. Aik about lh comploto Hn of frijld
alr Electric Rangei and Home Appliances.
including 6 of the Heppner stor.
He further emphasized that this
'was not a Chr'stmas bonus in the
usual sense and was non-recurring.
It was authorized In recog
nition of the unusual business
and economic conditions existing
The company some years ago
substituted a thrift and proflt
' sharing plan for the more usual
Christmas bonus and into this
plan is annually paid a propor
tionate share of company earn
ings. The current etra payment,,
ings. The current extra payment.
j these thrift and profit-sharing
We cherish the thought of the
fine associations that have been
ours . . . and take this means of
expressing our heartfelt apprecia
tion for your friendship.
Model shewn i RK-60
Olhvr meetlt from $
Heppner Appliance Co.