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Heppner Gazette Times, Heppner, Oregon, April 7, 1949
Early Residents Of
Kinzua Feted On
Eve Of Departure
Py Elsa M Leathers
W'h. Carl Coleman was hostos
in 22 friends and neighbors lion
orlne Mrs. Ben Dickerson. Wed
ne.sdav afiornoon. Mr. and Mrs
Ben Pirkerwm who have made
their home in Kineua for the past
22 years recently purchased a
home at Sandy where they will
move this week. Mrs. Dickerson
to start in a flash
was presented a beautiful Elgin
wrist watch. On Saturday Mr.
Piekerson was also presented an
Elpin watch and chain by fellow
workers and the company. He
was train brakeman. Mrs. Cole
man entertaned with games and
served delicious refreshments.
Loren George of Fossil was in
jured last week at the plant
when a sill fell, striking him on
top of the head. He was rushed
to the doctor at Fossil by ambu
lance where several stitches were
necessary to close the wound.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivar Nelson were
at Heppner. saying hello to
friends and Mrs. Nelson received
dental attention while there.
! Walt Eubanks. Lauren "Teck"
Leathers and Frank Glasscock of
Arlington were visiting with Mr.
and Mrs. Owen Leathers Tues
day on their way to Spray where
Mr. Eubanks was attending i
business. They returned to Ar
lington via Heppner.
Dick Graham spent the greater
part of the week here working.
The high school at The Dalles
had several days vacation while
the teachers went to Portland to
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Matthews
and children came from Bend to
spend the week end with Mrs.
Matthews' parents. Mr. and Mrs.
Ben Dickerson. before they move
to Sandy this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dusty Creson and
boys of Prineville spent the week i
end here and at Fossil visiting
relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Robinson
and Doris were attending to bus
iness at Hermiston and Heppner
over the week end.
Mrs. Kels Collins (nee Char
lene Rood and Mrs. Bruce Lind
sey and baby went to Boardman
on Wednesday to get Cheryl, Mrs.
Lindsey's daughter, who has been
visiting her grandparents. Mrs
Lindsey's brother Robert returned
home with them.
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Portland has joined our
staff end will be in charge
-This Includes -Radio,
Stoves, Washers, Light Plants
and Small Appliances
Mr. Davidson is fully qualified
to do any kind of electrical
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this week by Pontiac Motor Division of General Motors. Harry J. Klingler,
general manager of Pontiac for the last 15 years, drove the history-making
model off the production lire. With him, standing, is L. W. Ward, general
aalesrr.anager. The city of Pontiac made the occasion "- celebration.
Fred Samples had his hand
painfully injured at the mill last
week and will be unable to re
turn to work this week.
Mrs. Joe Worlin accompanied
her brother, Don Bonner, and An
tona Lawrence to Goldendale,
Wash., April 2, where the young
couple were united in marriage.
Don has been employed by the
K. P. Mills Co. for the past four
years and Antona is a Fossil girl.
They left immediately for a hon
eymoon in the southern states
and will visit his parents at
Macks Creek, Mo., before return
ing home. The Bonners will be
at home in the last new modern
house available when they re
"urn. Antona's brother Charles
accompanied them to Washing
Mrs. Owen Leathers Sr. is still
confined to her home, suffering
from a blood clot in the leg, the
result of an accident March 25
t the plant, where she works.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailey vis
ited her son, Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Merritt and son, and other rela
tives over the week end from
Herbert McDaniel spent the
week end here from the Ed Rus
sell ranch out of Condon, visit
ing his sister and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Harlan Adams, and Mr.
and Mrs. Owen Leathers, also
Mrs. Bailey from Kent, Wash.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Wetzel
moved to Condon Sunday where
they plan to make their home
temporarily. Mr. Wetzel is em
ployed at Heppner for the time
being. He has been the minister
here for the past few years, and
only recently resigned. The new
minister has not arrived.
At a recent meeting of the base
all team. Joe Hays was re-elected
to act as manager through
this season, and Bill Brogdon was
elected as umpire to fill Frank
Otto's place, Mr. Otto having
Of Peace Passes
By Mrs. Flossie Coats
The sudden passing of Arthur
B. Chaffee Sunday, April 3. came
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Wright
drove to The Dalles Saturday to
bring Joe Hays home. He had
spent some lime at the hospital
Stan Hadley is suffering from
second degree burns to his right
arm, from hand to elbow, receiv
ed when he attempted to remove
a radiator cap.
Ralph Moore and Harry Ver
tries came down Sunday from
Camp 5 to practce baseball. The
road to the camp is still closed,
and they had to come via Spray.
Mrs. Matt Jurick took her son
Mark to The Dalles late Sumla
night. It was believed he may
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bailey and
daughter Patsy of Kent, Wash.,
spent the week end here visiting
Mrs. Bailey's sisters and family.
Mrs. Harlan Adams and Mrs. Ow
en Leathers. They left Sunday
afternoon, going to Heppner to
visit Mr. and Mrs. Carl McDaniel
and daughter and Mr. and Mrs.
Victor Lovgren and family bo
fore returning to their home.
Esten Stevens left Kinzua this
week to take over the business
at Arlington that he recently pur
chased, a half nterest with Mr
and Mrs. Delbert Dean of Hepp
ner. They purchased the Depot
cafe and will begin operating It
Louie Cannic, who has been
nursing a broken toe, recovered
to take his new job as brakeman
on the logging train to Camp 5.
The heavy-duty steering clutches
permit this tractor to make a full
circle turn... directly on its heel
under load. The turning radius of
the Diesel D2, for example, is
only 5'7". . . a big advantage for
working in narrow quarters or
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as a shock to neighbors and
friends. Mr. Chaffee had stepped
out of the house for a little sun
shine, when in a few minutes
Mrs. Chaffee stepped to the porch
and found him lying on the
ground and apparently dead at
the time. Mr. Chaffee had been
in ill health for the past several
months, but the seriousness was
Arthur Barge Chaffee was born
in Gaylesberg, III., Dec. 1870 and
passed from this life April 3, 1949,
at the age of 78 years and a few
months. He was married to Miss
May Harper in her home town,
Towner, Colo., October 21, ISfiS.
fo this union were born eight
children, all of whom are living,
and are: Nathan, Mrs. Esther
James, Adna, Mrs. Helen Ken
nedy and Alan of Eugene, Mrs.
Mary Feigle, Grants Pass; John
of Portland, and Arthur Jr. of
At the time of his marriage Mr.
Chaffee was station agent at
Towner, Colo., later moving to
Pocatello, Idaho, where he owned
a book and drug store. In 1909
the family moved to Eugene,
purchasing a shoe store, and at
that time the largest shoe store
in the city. Nineteen twenty-one
found the lamily moving to
Boardman, taking over the tele
phone office of which they were
owners and operators until Jan
uary, 1948. Mr. Chaffee also has
been the justice of the peace for
Besides his wife, Mrs. Mav
Chaffee, and eight children he
leaves 13 grand children and two
great grandchildren, and a sister,
Mrs. Anna Waggner of Los An
geles, Cal. t
Funeral services were held in '
the Boardman Community church
Wednesday, April 6, at 10 a.m.,
wiih Kev. Chas. Eble officiating.
Visitors last week at the A. B. ;
Chaffee home were their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Carol Kennedy and family of Eu-1
gene. Mrs. Jack Gorham of the
same city accompanied the Ken
nedys, visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Ackerman, also attending
to some business including the
selling of the Gorham farm to
Friends were surprised to learn
of the marriage of Miss Erna
Skoubo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Adolf Skoubo, to Mr. Eugene Hii-1
gel. of Portland. The young peo
ple were married in Portland on I
March 14. Mrs. Hiigel has been I
employed as nurse in the White
Shield home, Portland, since her i
return from Palmer, Alaska. Mr. '
Hiigel is operator for the Union i
Pacific, but at the time is recup-1
erating from an injury received I
from a motorcycle accident many
weeks ago. The young couple will
he at home at Messner in a short
time where Mr. Hiigel will be re
lief operator for both Messner
Mrs. Freda Christophcrson and
children returned to their home
in Lornenus arter spenoing a
week with her mother, Mrs. H.
Hooper, and two sisters, Edith '
lleffner and Mrs. Roy Minnlck. I
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Nugartj
have purchased the farm known i
as the Tannehill place, south of
town, and have taken possession.
Many members of the Board
man Garden club motored to Um
atilla Wednesday where they at
tended the Umatilla Garden club
silver tea. Those going were Mes
dames Chas. Anderegg, Earl
Briggs, Earl Downey, Glenn Car
penter, Leo Root, Ralph Earwood,
Hugh Brown and Tim Rippee.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kunze were
dinner guests Thursday evening
at the Chas. Anderegg home.
School began again in full
swing Wednesday after a six-day
spring vacation. Teachers leaving
town during the vacation were
Darwin Gillespie to his home in
Eugene; Miss Joan MiKenna who
spent the time with her parents
in Coos Bay, and Mrs. Rowe who
was in Nampa, Idaho, with a
Mrs. Marion Hill who has been
Union Pacific agent at Telocaset
for the past many years, took
over the agent duties at Messner
Sunday, April 3, placing Donald
Tannehill on the second trick and
Dale Russell on the third.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Root motored
to Athena Sunday and were din
ner guests of their son and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Root.
Sunday dinner guests at the N.
A. Macomber home were Mr. and
Mrs. Gilbert Petteys and family
of Pendleton, Mrs. J. M. 1'iouin
of Ayr, Wash., and Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Macomber and son Lee ot
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Russell are
the proud parents of a son born
Thursday, March 31, at the St.
Anthony's hospital in Pendleton.
This is the first child for the Kus
sells and has been named Danny
Kaye. Grandparents are Mr. and
Mrs. Seth Russell, Boardman, and
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey West Sr. of
Rev. Chas. Eble, Mrs. Leo Root,
Mrs. Zearl Gillespie, Mrs. Claud
Coats and Mrs. Frank Cole motor
ed to Pendelton Tuesday where
they attended the Presbyterial
for the day.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Murlow
and sons, Harold and Darrell, Mr.
and Mrs. Z. J. Gillespie and son
Donald motored to Hermiston
Monday. The boys each received
their learner's permit while there.
Mrs. Esther Knight and two
children, Edna and Fred, left on
Saturday for Sunnyside and will
remain until Tuesday.
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niKTT We Take the "DNT"
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If you have
to wreck your
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Ovr work it the be it
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We will fc very Blad to
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car any time you drive in.
Why not nor thoie rattles
FeiUer mmi tody Work
Don't drive your car with bent fend
en when you can nave tnem Mraignt
ee4 a inexpensively here.
Yours for Service
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