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Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, March 3, 1949
Volume 65, Number 50
For American Red
Leaders to Head
Everything Is In readiness to
launch the 1949 membership
drive for the Morrow County Red
Cross, according to Frank W. Tur.
nor, fund chairman. Turner hiis
named fund leaders in each dis
trict of the county and has asked
that they cooperate generously in
making the drive a success.
The quota for 19-19 - is $1343.
This is less than has been the
rule in recent years but In view
of the many requests for funds
the director anticipates a lot of
active work to gather in the full
"I realize that the Red Cross,
nationally, faces new challenges
in the coming year. The organiz
ation must not only continue tra
ditional responsibilities to the
nation, the armed forces, veter
ans, and disaster sufferers, but
must also keep ready to occupy
a prominent place in the prepar
ation now going forward for civ
ilian defense. The American Red
Cm: s is also the chosen instru
ment of our government to as
sist in the fulfillment of obliga
tions of the American people un;
der international treaties," Tur
ner pointed nut.
The following people will head
the drive in their respective com
munities: Rhea Creek, E. E. Rugg,
Mrs. Barton Clark; Eight Mile,
Mrs. Floyd Worden, Mrs. Ben An
derson; Heppner Hill, Mrs. Earl
Blake, Mrs. Harold Evans; Wil
low creek, M. H. Sherman, R. I.
Thompson; Balm Fork, Mrs. Pet
er Lennen, Mrs. Luke Bibby; Hin
ton creek. Mrs. Don Greenup, Mrs.
Ralph Justus. These people re
ceive their mail though the
Gooseberry: Leonard Carlson,
A. W. Lundell (lone).
Lexington: Mrs. Fern Munkers,
Mrs. M. V. Nolan, L. L. Howton,
Mrs. Wm. J. Doherty, Mrs. Nor
man Nelson, Harry Dinges.
lone: Mrs. Hoy Lindstrom, Mrs.
E. Markham Baker, Mrs. Garland
Swanson, Mrs. Harlan McCurdy,
Mrs. Charles Carlson.
Cecil: Mrs. Herbert Hynd, Mrs.
Ethel M. Rhoades.
Morgan: Mrs. Ed Buschke, Mrs.
Lena: Mrs. Edwin Hughes, Mrs.
Pine City: Mrs. Jasper Myers,
Mrs. Henry Vogler II.
Sand Hollow: Mrs. Frances Or
wick. Irrigon: A. C. Houghton.
Bnardman: Rev. ( has. R. Eble.
Hardmnn: Mrs. J. E. Hams,
Mrs. Marie Leslie.
Blackhorse: Mrs. H. L. DuvalL
Heppner Business section:
Jack Connor, J. R. Huffman, Al
len Case, W. C. Collins; ware
house, mill and oil districts: Wm.
Richards; courthouse: Mrs. Joe
Hughes; varous streets: Mrs. Pat
Mclntyre, Mrs. Alva Jones, Mrs.
Fred Parrish, Mrs. George Gert
son, Mrs. Clyde Wright, Mrs. Ted
Smith, Mrs. Wm. Barkla, Mrs.
Sam Turner, Mrs. Elbert Cox, Mrs.
A. D. McMurdn, Mrs. C. P. Brown,
Mrs. Pete McMurtry.
French Gift Set
For Saturday P.M.
An unusual event will take
place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday In
Heppner when presentation to
Morrow county of a gift sent by
France will be made. To lend sig
nificance to the occasion, the
committee in charge has arrang
ed a program which will be pre
sented in front of the Pacific
Power and Light company office,
weather permitting, at the school
auditorium In case of inclement
weather. The program follows:
Flag salute by Bny and Girl
Scouts, assisted by Brownie
Star Spangled Banner, Heppner
Invocation, Rev. Francis Mc
Cormack. Presentation of gifts by state
Acceptance of gifts by Judge
J. G. Barralt.
Number by the band, followed
by viewing of the exhibits.
A speakers truck and sound
system will be provided.
Merchants have been requested
to display flags during the cer
emony. The exhibit will be on
display temporarily at the P. P.
& L. office, pending arrangements
for a permanent space In the
The committee In charge Is
headed by Mrs. Conley Lanham
and Includes Rev. J. Palmer Bor
den, Rev. E. L. Tull, Edmund
Gonly, Bill Richards and Henry
Wallace Shurtllff of Portland
was a business visitor In Hepp
A similarity of names has cre
ated a bit of confusion In the
minds of some of the Gazette
Times readers and credit is being
given where it Is not due. While
we would like to accord the hon
ors to one of the county's leading
citizens, we have to be truthful
and state that the Geo. Peck
whose name appears over an oc
casional article is a resident of
New York and not our own George
N. Peck, former county commis
sioner and now mayor of Lexing
ton. However, we believe Mayor
Peck Is in agreement with a ma
jor part of the thoughts express
ed in the articles and doubtless
could write some good para
graphs on the type of American
ism advocated by the other
The writer came upon a brief
paragraph a few days ago which
shows what can happen when
the labor bosses get too dictator
ial. Quote: "During the first 11
months of 1948 the railroads of
the country put 1232 Diesel loco
motives into service, displacing
ten million tons of coal. Com
paring the years 1944 and 1948,
Disel locomotives displaced 25,
000,000 tons of coal. The builders
of these locomotives consider
John L. Lewis their best sales
man!" The historian, Buckle, in his
History of Civilization in Eng
land, had this to say: "Every
great reform which has been ef
fected has consisted not In doing
something new, but in undoing
the old. . . . The best laws which
have been passed have been
those by which some former laws
have been repealed."
With the statute books loaded
to the gunwales, perhaps the
Congress and our state legisla
tures could do the nation and
their respective states a greater
service by throwing some ol the
ballast overboard. The good old
ship of state is not sunk, yet, but
she's taking water pretty badly.
What is that old saying about
It's an ill wind, etc."? The recent
flood carried tons of good soil off
of hillsides and deposited it on
Heppner streets, creating a block
ade to traffic In some districts.
The city has had to employ a
sizeable crew of men to clean up
the mud and debris. That has
been a lucky break for some of
the men. The park committee has
been waiting for months to get
some dirt hauled to the city pro
perty on Main street to level up
the ground for seeding and mak
ing a presentable and usable
park. The city has to dump the
dirt some place and since much
of the muck left behind by the
flood is good soil why not put l
on the park, says the committee.
Progress is sometimes made in
Those good old days: In 1913
the interest charge on the federal
debt was 24 cents per capita. In
"1947 this figure rose to $34.59 per
No wonder the Russians laugh
at us. Look at some of the pro
posed new stamp issues Introduc
ed in Congress. Suggested new
issues range from a series to ,
commemorate the 100th annlvr-1
sary of Angora goats in America
to sets in honor of the 200th an- vision oi men leacneis, ana ioi
niversary of Alexandria, Virginia, i lowing a seiies of rehearsals at
the 300th anniversary of Annap- Portland will perform for the
oils, and the 100th anniversary
An indication that the country
is returning to normalcy is an
nouncement by the Union Pacific
Railroad and the Chicago A
Northwestern Railway that they
have joined in re-establishing
their .traditional "Deparment of
Tours." This will be the 44th year
for said department, which was
discontinued during both world
wars. Ninety-four tours have been
grouped in six series ranging In
length from nine to 16 days. Na-
tional Dark areas served bv the .
railroads are included in the
tours, which are conducted on a
one-ticket-covers-all basis. A fine
way to spend one's vacation If
one has the price.
POSITION OPEN AT
Due to the conctmplated resig
nation of a present employe, there
will be a vacancy for part time
employment at the Heppner post
office. The position to bo filled
does not fall within the classified
Civil Service, but requirements
will be the same, and will be
filled first by temporary appoint
ment. An examination will be
conducted later by the Civil Ser
Any qualified person may take
the examination at the time it is
given. Permanent appointment
will be made after the results of
the examination arc known. In
terested persons should contact
Postmaster Drlscoll. Inasmuch as
the work is nearly all physical,
applications from healthy males
will be given first consideration.
The Post Office department re
serves the right to determine
what sex is suitable for any given
Frank Copock, Darrell Lee Cop-
pock and Ernest Sampson of Ath-
ena were business visitors In
The Spring Freshet
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When water began rushing down Chase street and overflowed
the yard where is studio is located, Louis Lyons seized his cam
era and dashed out to catch pictures. He kept at it all afternoon
and into the evening shadows. These scenes tell some of the
story. In the upper right the camera caught a glimpse of the
run-oif from Donaldson canyon as it left the channel and spread
2 Chosen to Represent Heppner High
School at Northwest Music Festival
By Ruth F. Payne
March 4 Card party, P-TA,
American Legion hall.
March 5 Dance, Heppner
Wranglers club, Lexington grange
March 12 Irish dance, Ameri
can Legion hall, lone.
March 15 American Legion
anniversary potluck dinner.
March 20 American Legion
District 6 conference.
Miss Colleen Connor and Vern
Bell have been chosen to repre
sent the music department of
Heppner high school at the 1949
Northwest Music conference in
Portland, March 30, 31, April 1, 2.
The All-Noithwest High School
Symphonic band, orchestra and
chorus will be comprised of se
lected high school music students
who are recommended by their
teachers and principals. The en
tire area of the conference includ
ing the states of Idaho, Montana,
Oregon, Washington and Wyom-
Ing. will be represented.
The students will prepare the
.required music under the super-
northwest conference at the Civ-
c auditorium in Portland, Salur
day, April 2. Rodney Berg, Everett
Junior college, Everett, Wash.,
will be coordinator for the All
Conference chorus, orchestra and
The high school chorus of 500
voices will be conducted during
the three days of the conference
by Peter Wilhousky, assistant di
rector of music, New York City
schools, and will appear in the
Saturday concert in the Civic aud
itorium. Forrest Brigham, John
Rogers High school, Spokane,
Wash., is chairman of the con-
The high school orchestra of
200 players will be directed by
George Barr, supervisor of music,
Sacramento, Cal., and will be un-1
der the chairmanship of Edward
B. Krenz, director of school mus- Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lindner, Mr.
ic, Walla Walla, Wash. The or- and Mrs. LaVerne Van Marter,
cheslra will be rehearsed by Mr, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Murchison.
Barr, and will also participate In Mr. and Mrs. Jack Whittle, Miss
the Saturday evening program. Betty Dietz, Malcolm O'Brien and
The high school band of 250, Don Hatfield,
players will receive intensive j Mr. Hodge departed for Pendle
training in four days of rehear- ton Monday to begin his work
sals under Frank Mancini, direc- with the Foster Motor company
tor of music, Modesto, Cal. J. Ross of that city. Mrs. Hodge will re
Woods, director of school music, 'main in Heppner for a time until
Lewiston, Idaho, is chairman of 'lousing is secured in their new
the conference band. I location and their property Inter-
ests in Heppner have been dis-
MANY COME FOR 'posed of.
Although all roads leading In
to Heppner were not conducive to
travel, a large delegation of Odd-
fellows attended the district con
vention of the Umatilla-Morrow
county lodges in Heppner Satur-
day afternoon and evening. The
(uuvnuun was given over to mis-
mess oi ine session, firewater ton. They were accompanied by ranter, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Turner, Those making the trip were El
was chosen as the meeting place Mrs. Sluyter's mother, Mrs. Char- I Mr. and Mrs. Clive Huston and eanor Rice, JoJean Dix. Joan Both
of the convention for 1930 withiles Terry of Beaverton, who vis-1 Mrs. Edna Turner. High score was well, Gene Miller. Nancy Adams
the following officers elected touted over the week end at the received by Mrs. Sam Turner and land Sally Colin,
preside: President, A. J. Warner home of her brother and sister- j Clive Huston, and low by Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Pirl Howell mo
ot Feewater; secretary, D. W. Dav- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Scou- Edna Turner and Ben Anderson tored to Pendleton Sunday to
is of Pendleton, and treasurer, i ten Mrs. Terrv returned to hei Mrs. Linnie Lowden. Mrs. R. A. snend the dav visit intr relatives.
Charles B. Gillette of Pendleton,
Following the business session, a
.banquet was served by Sans Soucl
Rebekah lodge after which Mrs.
Clive Huston and Roy Quacken
bush provided musical entertain
ment. Jack Yeager, amateur ma
gician, assisted by Gene Miller,
presented several features of his
Among grand lodge dignitaries
attending the convention were
Grand Master Graham S. Young
of Tigard; Deputy Grand Master
Warren M. Young of Clatskanie;
Grand Secretary Earl H. Shank of
Portland, and Grand Patriarch M.
C. Willsie of Pendleton.
PARTY WELL ATTENDED
Ten tables of bridge and thir
teen tables of pinochle were in
play at the card party sponsored
by the Altar Society of St. Pat
rick's Roman Catholic church Fri.
day evening at the parish hall.
High score for bridge was re
ceived by Mrs. R. A. Thompson
and second by Dr. A. D. McMurdo.
In pinochle, Mrs. Earl Evans re
ceived high and Mrs. Alva Case
beer, second. Mrs. Earle Gilliam
received the floor prize. Mrs. Don
Hatfield was in charge of the
bridge, Mrs. Sam Turner and Mrs.
Dave Phelan were in charge of
the pinochle and Mrs. J. J. O'Con
nor was refreshment chairman.
Assisting about the rooms were
Mesdames J. D. Palmer, Harry O'
Donnell Jr., Agnes Curran, Conley
Lanham and Don Pointer.
CHARLES HODGE FETED
Several parties have been ar
ranged for Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Hodge Jr. who are leaving soon
to make their home in Pendleton.
On Thursday, Mr. and Mrs. Harry
O'Donnell entertained with a spa.
ghetti feed at their home on W.
Center street. Present were Mr.
and Mrs. Don Hatfield, Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Palmateer of lone. Mr.
and Mrs. LaVerne Van Marter
and Mr. and Mrs. Alex Thompson.
Cards were the diversion of the
1 On Saturday evening, Mr. and
iMrs. Walter Barger were hosts for
a cocktail party complimenting
Mr. and Mrs. Hodge. Present were
Dr. L. L. Taylor of The Dalles
is spending a few days in Mor-
in connection with
his business as government vet
Mrs. Keith Sluvter and infant
son, Jeffy Dean, returned home
iThursdav even nu from Beaver-
home Tuesday afternoon.
! Mr. and Mrs. George N. Perry
of rendleton were week end
! houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C.
over streets and yards. Below it is a picture of Chase street
showing water running down the street off of yards and over
sidewalks. Upper left is Willow creek at Gale street bridge after
run-off from Hinton creek started coming in, and the lower left
picture is not a lake but the Rodeo field with Hinton creek
waters spread all over it
Results of Winter Impose Problems
Upon City and County Governments
The floods that swept down
hollows and valleys of the county
early last week were exciting
while they lasted but the exhil
iration died as the waters sub
sided and an opportunity was
(xcaed to survey the cost. Defin
ite damage from a financial
standpont has not and probably
can not be estimated except as
to the cost of repairing streets,
highways, water lines and fields.
Without a careful survey it will
not be known what the total
damage amounted to in the mat
ter of washed fields, but it is
realized that the loss has been
heavy in that respect.
Members of the county court
have been actively engaged in
surveying damages - to roads.
Aside from the usual spring
troubles, they find that the most
expensive work will be the re
placement of bridges and cul
verts. The loss has been heavy
from that source. Judge Barratt
and Commissioner Miller have
both been stuck in the mud while
on survey trips and they know
what is required to put most of
the roads back into usable con
dition. The judge almost got
stuck at Boardman the first of
the week. In the absence of the
regular mail route driver he of
fered to take the mail, inasmuch
as that would give him an op
Payne. Mr. Perry came over to
attend the I.O.O.F. convention in
Week-end houseguests of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Davidson were
Mr. and Mrs. Al Macomber and
son. During their visit to Heppner
Mr. and Mrs. Macomber attended
the Oddfellows convention.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Gilliam and
son of Condon spent Sunday in
Heppner visiting with his father.
L. L. Gilliam, and aunt, Miss Ona
E. E. Rugg left Monday for Sa
lem where he will visit the state
legislature. Mr. Rugg motored to
The Dalles and from there took
the train. During his absence
Mrs. Rugg is visiting in Hermis
ton at the home of her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Brown and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Werner Rietmann
of lone were shopping in Heppner
Monday afternoon. The Kiet
manns have only recently return
ed from a winter's vacation spent
in San Diego and other southern
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Fergu
son motored to Walla Walla Sat
urday. They found it necessary to
go by way of Willows junction as I Louis Lyons motored to Salem
tke road between Lexington and the first of the week. He was ae
Jarmons was closed due to the companied by his daughter,
high water of the past week
Mrs. Walter Becket entertained
with a pinochle party Thursday
evening complimenting Mr. Beck
let on the occasion of his birthdav.
I Present were Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Annerson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E.
.Thompson and Mrs. Josle Jones
motored to Arlington Sunday.
taking Mrs. Josephine Mahoney
who took the train from there for
portunity to cover most of the
roads in that area. Had he not
been forethoughted and put
chains on his tires he would
have been stuck more than once.
Miller got stuck in Sanford can
yon Wednesday and had to ask
one of the big taxpayers of that
district to extricate him. So these
two members of the court know
what the county government is
up against, so far as personal ex
perience enters into the picture.
All available equipment is in
use and the court is renting pri
vate machinery from farmers and
others in an effort to make the
roads usable. Those having road
problems should brng them di
rectly to the court. That is the
only way the governing body will
be able to help in individual
The city has had a force of men
at work clearing streets of mud
and regrading Chase street, as
well as making upper Main
street passable. Some of the ma
terial taken off of the uptown
streets has been used in fills on
Morgan and other streets in the
north part of town.
Breaks In the city's pipeline
between the well and the reser
voir are causing a lot of trouble
and it may be necessary to re
place a considerable lPngth of the
Portland where she will spend a
fortnight. During Mrs. Mahoney's
absence Mrs. D. P. Phelan is act-
ing city librarian
Dr. and Mrs. Jack Woodhall mo
tored to Portland Sunday. Dr.
Woodhall will attend the dental
convention in the city. They
planned to return to Heppner on
Mrs. Harlan D. McCurdy of lone
was shopping in Heppner Tues-
Mr. and Mrs. John Hagan en
jtertained with a buffet supper al
Saturday evening. Guests includ
ed Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kenney,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles LeGrand,
Mrs. A. A. Scouten, Mrs. Charles
Terry of Beaverton. Mr. and Mrs.
Keith Sluyter and Mr. and Mrs.
Gerald F. Baker of Lexington,
Cards and Monopoly were the di
version of the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson re
turned to their farm in the Eight
Mile district Monday after a six
weeks' sojourn at Hotel Heppner.
j Weather and road conditions
made it impossible forthem to
remain on the farm during the
Nancy, who will visit her grand
mother in Vancouver, Wash., dur
ing Mr. Lyons' stay in Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rosewall
motored to Pendleton Sunday,
taking a group of young people
there to attend the youth rally.
I Mr. and Mrs. Howell recently nur-
'chased a new car.
! Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Cox motored
!to Walla Walla Sunday. They re-
Prepares for District
No. 6 Conference
Plans for the District 6 confer
ence which will be held at the
Legion hall in Heppner March 20
were made at the monthly bus
iness meeting of the American
Legion auxiliary Tuesday eve
ning. Committees were appointed
and other features of entertain
Mrs. Otto Steinke has taken
over the duties as president, due
to the resignation of Mrs. Charles
Hodge Jr., who is preparing to
move to Pendleton to make her
Mrs. Willard Blake was ap
pointed Americanism chairman,
taking the place of Mrs. Douglas
Drake who has submitted her
Eighteen members were served
refreshments by the hostesses,
Mrs. Steinke and Mrs. Kemp
Rat Control Held
Here Past Week
A series of rat control demon
strations held throughout the
county the past week were wit
nessed by 73 farmers, who in
turn took methods demonstrated
home to rid their farmsteads of
The demonstrations, arranged
by N. C. Anderson, county agent,
were held on the Don Heliker,
Fred Hermann, Mankin-Bunch,
Leonard Rill, W. W. Weatherford,
Randall Martin, John Zabransky
and Ralph Skoubo farms includ
ing all communities in Morrow
county. The project, under spon
sorship of the county agricultural
grange committee, was the first
step in a program to clean up
rat populations throughout the
Willard N. Nelson, predator
mammal control agent. Fish and
Wildlife service, presented meth
ods of rat controL Red Squill poi
son bait consisting of rolled oats,
seal fat and salmon was demon
strated as well as gas cartridges
for use under concrete floored
building and in burrows. This
bait and the cartridges were sold
to farmers attending the demon
strations, on a cost basis. Two
hundred ten pounds of bait, en
ough to kill a minimum of 8400
rats, with the possibility of many
times this amount being killed,
was sold. Seventy gas cartridges.
enough to kill many thousands of
rats, were also sold.
Farmers using this bait the
past week are planning to bait
agairi in about six weeks to poi
son rats that did not get bait
upon the first application, which
includes young rats which were
not old enough to take the bait.
A supply of bait will be kept on
hand at the county agent's office
for this follow-up baiting as well
as for farmers who are troubled
with rats and did not get out to
attend one of the demonstrations.
P-TA To Discuss
Needs of School
Supt. Leonard L. Pate will be
in charge of the program at the
regular meeting of the Heppner
Parent-Teacher association Wed
nesday evening, March 9. The
subject for discussion will be
'The Education of Our Commun
ity to the Needs of Our School."
The P-TA has arranged a card
party to be held Friday evening
of this week at the Legion hall.
This will be a public affair.
port the road to be in a very bad
condition from frost and high wa
ter. Mrs. Hubeit Wilkins of Little
Butter creek was in Heppner Mon.
dav attending to some shoooine.
Mrs. Wilkins stated that this was
her first trip to town in over six
weeks because of the weather and
Dr. J. D. Palmer motored to
Portland Sunday to attend the
dental convention there this
week. He was accompanied by his
children, Kathleen and David,
who expected to visit with their
grandmother, Mrs. Charles Palm
er in Vancouver. Wash. They ex
pected to return to Heppner on
Mrs. Marvin Ransler and Mrs.
James Lindsay of lone were shop
ping in Heppner Tuesday.
Mrs. Pat Campbell is a natient
at The Dalles hospital.
Mrs. Jos. J. Nys entertained
with a dinner uartv Thursday
evening at their home on Gale
street honorinc Mr. Nvs nn the
occasion of his birthday. Present
were Mrs. Josie Jones, and Mrs.
Lucy Peterson and daughters.
Ruthie, Alice and Martha.
IONE NEWS . . .
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Morgan are
the parents of a son, Virgil Lloyd,
born at The Dalles Mach 1.
Rufus high school girls defeat
ed lone in a volleyball game here
Dale White Is home from the
veterans hospital In Portland, lie
has recovered from his accident
E. A. Bailey purchased the
building formerly the George Bye
garage from Mrs. Etta Bristow
and is remodeling it. He will
open a garage there later.
Bids on Hospital
Scheduled to Open
Middle of Month
Court Hopeful of
Figure This Time
Bids for construction of the
Morrow county hospital will be
opened March 16, Judge J. G. Bar
ratt told the chamber of com
merce luncheon group Monday,
and it is hoped that competition
will be strong enough to bring in
a figure that will be acceptable.
Judge Bairatt cited the fact
that other hospital contracts had
drawn as many as 10 contractow
and it is hoped the local job will
prove attractive enough to draw
The county court met with the
architect in Portland the past
week and went over the plans in
a thorough manner. It was the
opinion of the officials that more
beds should be provided and a
plan was worked out whereby
the number can be increased at a
reasonable cost. Instead of 16
beds it is expected the contract
will call for 26 beds. That is the
lowest figure given for economic-
al operation of a hospital, and
the court did not feel like going
ahead with construction of a
building that would have to not
only start under tax support but
would have to continue operating
The judge expressed the hope
that construction will start late
in April or early in May.
Frank' Turner announced that
the annual Red Cross member
ship drive is all set and that he
has a sufficient corps of workers
to make short work of collecting
the quota which this year is
smaller than ' in previous years.
For Friday Night
There will be fun for every
body tomorrow (Friday) evening
at Lexington when the school
carnival and dance opens to the
public at 7:30 o'clock. Given for
the benefit of the Lexington high
school, business houses of lone,
Lexington and Heppner have
been generous in putting up
prizes for the carnival events.
The party will be held at the
The school is indebted to the
Lexington Lexington Imple
ment Co., Lexington Oil Co-op
erative, Lexington Red & White
store, Padberg Repair Shop, Peck
& Anderson. Klinger's Pastime,
Lexington Campfire Girls, and
the Oddfellows lodge.
lone Bristow's Red & White
grocery, Omar Rietmann, Swan-
Heppner REA, Court Street
Market. Heppner Hotel. Braden
Tractor & Equipment Co., Case
Furniture Co., Elkhorn Cafe, Saa.
ger's Pharmacy, Mary Van's
Flower Shop, Humphrey's Drug
Co., Western Auto Supply, Wil
son's Men's Wear, J. C. Penney
Co., Thomson Bros., Heppner Mar
ket, Heppner Red & White, Gon
ty's, Heppner Hardware & Elec
tric Co., Yeager's, Tum-A-Lum
Lumber Co., Rchfield Station,
Anderson Builders Supply, Hepp
ner Lumber Co.. Norah's Shop,
Anderson & Wilson. Farra's Shoe
Shop, Hodge Chevrolet Co., O'
Donnell's Cafe, Scotty s. Heppner
Bakery. Walker's Barber Shop,
Key s Barber Shop. Rosewall Mo
tor Co., Heppner Garage. Gilliam
& Bisbee. Peterson's Jewelers.
Marshall-Wells Store, Alice &
Jeanne's Beauty Shop, Farley
Pontiac Co.. Morrow County
Grain Growers, Inc.
Wilson Store To
Reopen March 7th
Alterations and redecorating
at the Wilson's Men's Wear wi
be completed in time for the store
to reopen Monday. March 7. an
nounces D. A. Wilson. The place
has been closed fur several days
while the work Ik's been going
With the windows blacked out
and the door closed there has
been an air of mystery extant the
past week, but all of this will be
cleared up Monday morning
when the reopening lakes place.
Gifts for the ambulance fund
were swelled during the past
week by the following persons:
Ernest Lundell. lone; Mr. and
Mrs. II. O. Ely. Morgan; Carl
Marquardt. Lexington; LeeSprin
kel, Portland; Mr. and Mrs. Lax
ton McMurray, Salem; Gilliam k
Bisbee. Joe Aiken, Heppner.
The REA construction crew re
turned to work Monday In the
lone section tollowing a layoff of
several days due to mud and wea
ther conditions. Work is contin
uing in the lone section at the