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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, May 12, 1949
Mill Opening Highlights News
From Monument This Week
jy Mjv Mi 'iie WiSson ; nor school hand, which was great
.i. '. i.f c. r,i '..I.iju.u i:i,Ved be proud of their
talented young folk. Much credit
Four Lumber should also be given the director,
i-t Monday af- Kobcrt Collins.
O. G. Crawford, editor of the
from Hc;ij. nor 'Heppner Gazette Times and pre
i;ir'.' t! -( : pp. sh.ent of the Heppne chamber of
(lie lirppiiu I I.. '. C.r.!
mrrcc to ih.m'n ( r a r-ivul open
Ing of the RijI
riimp-ny's nn.l 1
About 20 irs
drct r o t i .Mr.i'l r
fi From where I sit ... ly Joe Marsh
S.W.. .WW WMJT ...
Curlcj-son's ennsin from hark
East nd few of us (rot ta'kinff
hrn he as here visit in t. and I
couldn't help noticing how different
be said things.
For instance, he said, "Lifting
that 200-pound bag of cement al
most killed me." "You mean sack
of cement?" asks Curley. (That's
the ay we'd say it.) "No," inter
rupt young Elliott who'd spent a
lot of time down South, "He means
a 'pokt of see-ment' "
It wai good for a chuckle, any
way. Bag, sack or poke we knew
what he was trying to say. It
just depends on where you are in
the U. S., which way sounds right.
From where I sit, whenever we
criticize someone for sounding fun
ny to us, we ought to think how we
sound to them. It's the same as
choosing your liquid refreshment.
I'm accustomed to a moderate glass
of beer you may like ginger ale
hut who's to say the other's wrong?
I'd say we're both right!
Copyright, 19 S9, Vnited Stales Brtvers Foundation
commerce, acted as master of
ceremonies and introduced the
speaMns. Jiidj;e Garnet Barratt
gave a resume of pioneer days in
Monument and the changes that
have taken place in the last 40
or -la years. He also extended
envtins from Morrow county to
the people of Monument.
Henry Tetz, Morrow county
public school administrator,
spoke of the appropriate name
given Monument and in the Big
I Four Lumber company's mill an
'other monument is being erected..
Dempsey Boyer. local merch
ant, was asked to say a few
words. He very ably extended
greetings from the people of
Monument to the people of Hep
pner and to the Heppner school
After the speeches the Big Four
treated everyone to coke and pop.
The writer did not know every
one that was present but would
like to list a few that were
known: Judge and Mrs. J. G. B..r
ratt; Ralph I. Thompson, county
commissioner; Henry E. Tetz,
school administrator; Nelson An
derson, county agent; Miss Mabel
Wilson, home demonstration rg
ent; O. G. Crawford, editor and
publisher; Orville Smith, mana
ger Heppner Lumber company,
and Mrs. Smith; Mr. and Ms. P.
W. Mahoney, Dr. A. D. McMur.'o.
Dr. and Mrs. L. D. Tibbies and
two sons. Frank V. Tuner. Len L.
Gilliam, Floyd Tolieson. Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Becket, Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Massey, Mr. and Mrs. Add
Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gen
try, Mr. and Mrs. James Hayes
and son Jim and Mrs. Henderson
Stout. Louis Lyons, Mrs. Eslie
Walker. Mrs. Rufus l'ieper. Mrs.
Carl Bergstrom and others whose
names we did not learn.
i Jack Loyd,
plant at Heppner, hauled
band instruments over in
All in all a very pleasant af
' tenoon was spent and we sincere
:ly hope the citizens of Heppner
will again visit before too long.
tallied in a new OSC extension
circular, number 531, entitled
"Good Silage is not Too Wet nor
TOO DRY But Just Right". This
handy four-page folder is now
manager of the av ailable through this office.
Lumber company When grass silage is made cor
rectly, the circular shows, a hand
ful when clenched in the hand,
then released, will spring slowly
apail. There is also a slight feel
ing of moisture in the hand.
Grass silage made thus contains
about 30 percent dry matter and
is just right for good silage.
Preservatives, storage, crops to
use. and time of harvest are also
biiefly covered in Uic folder.
? SMRTS UjGMORROW
WITH HUNDREDS OF
XUJM NEW SUMMER DRESSES
WWij PR,CED AT CARNIVAL
M sX5 LOWS! HURRY! HURRYI
W smart'"buy mo!
MAIN & ,Nn0
I The ladies HEC club met last
! Wednesday at the home of Lois
'Bleakman, with Babe Harrison as
' co-hostess. A nice crowd attended
.and a lovely tmie was had by
j everyone. During the business
I meeting the question of a suit
able present to be given our fel
llow grangers. Mr. and Mrs. Darrel
:Kari'ons who recently lost their
! home by fire, was discussed. The
matter of giving them a house
bold shower was also a topic of
i discussion. Refreshments were
'served by the hostesses,
j Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lesley recent
i Iv sold their home in Monument
: to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Page. They
drove to John Day Tuesday to
complete the transaction.
Spray's baseball team played
Monument on the home diamond
last Thursday. Monument was
again victorious with a score of
5-4. The teams of the two towns
i are evenly matched, which makes
an interesting game for the spec
The MMM club met last Thurs
day at the new home of Lydia
j Capon. It was one of the out
istandinz meetings of the year.
I with the record breaking attend-
;ance of 27 adults and 11 children,
besides the club meeting the par
ty celebrated Donnie's bithday.
lie received many nice presents.
Mrs. Capon also received some
presents for her new home. Mrs.
Clara Strecker was co-hostess.
: Delicious refreshments of jello.
i whipped ceam. cake, coffee and
j punch were served with Mrs. Ca
' pons mother, Mrs. Richen, pour
ing, and Mrs. Janice Cork helping
; in the serving. All in all a very
i pleasant afternoon was spent.
j Mrs. Ida Bleakman neipea Mrs. .
'chance Wilson with her work
(the first of the week.
! Doc Hinton and his son Boyd ;
left for Portland early Wednes- j
!day. Mr. Hinton goes for medical j
Mr. and Mrs. Miles Gilman j
boi'Eiht a new touring car from
Ciss Hamilton the first part of i
the week. ;
Ethel Schafer spent a few days j
visiting at the home of her bro- i
Ither and w ife, Mr. and Mrs. Mor- i
Earl Sweek installed a new.
Coldspot in his pastime Sunday. :
Mrs. Lynn Forrest made two
'nips to John Day last week to
j consult her doctor.
: The Mother's Day program at i
!the church Sunday morning was!
Uvell attended and a pleasant!
I morning was had by all. Mrs.
i Marv Marcus received a gift from
! the MMM club for being the old- j
! est mother in church, and Mrs. ;
'Twila Cummings received one as
'the youngest mother there. The;
1 gifts "were presented by Mrs. Maud ,
j Harris. The special numbers giv- .
!en by the junior and high school j
chois were appreciated by every- j
Mr. and Mrs. Milt Morgan had j
their place surveyed Sunday, j
.They also celebrated Mother's;
i Dav by branding calves. j
j Mr. and Mrs. Ray Massey were ;
i visiting relatives on Monday as
j well as taking in the opening day j
'at the Big Four Lumber Company j
Mrs. Nora Boyer returned from
the hospital in The Dalles Satur
day. She is much improved in
j Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gentry and
Mr. and Mrs. James Hayes were
'guests of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Gil
I Gien B. Parson, district ranger,
.spent Monday night in Monu-
! George S'.irri'.t left Monday for
iJohn Day where he expects to
work in the forest this summer.
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The Gazette Times
The Heppner Gazette, established
March 30, 1883. The Heppner
Times, established November
IS. lo97. Consolidated Feb. 15,
Published every Thursday and
entered at the Post Office at
Heppner, Oregon, as second
Subscription price, $3.00 a year;
single copies, 10c.
O. G. CRAWFORD
Publisher and Editor
Rev. and Ms. Frank Nichols and
sons of Termiston were lone vis-
Heppner Ph. 1 12
The Dalles Phone 2635
114 E. 2nd St.
"We Go Anywhere.Anytime"
Miss Lillian Hubbard is wont
ing at the Orville Smith home In
Chicken Pie Dinner
Friday, May 20
From 5 to 7 p. m.
Children under 12 50c
The Public is cordially invited
FOR SALE One to 20 good milk
cows. Raymond Batty, Kimbor
ley, Oregon. 6-8c
For the Price
Meet to Eat
Roy & Betty Lieuallen
4-H CLUB NEWS
j c'.jntii.u.jd trum I'll: t I'Le
I son. Mm. O. G. Breeding, Mrs. L.
I A. McCabc., Ii.grid Hei.-.iann, Hen
i ry Tetz, Ronald Baker, E. M. Ba
ker, Vernon Muttiters, Mabel Wil
json, and N. C. Anderson.
Junior Stockman's Club Meets
j The Junior Stockman's club met
.at M. it. Wighlmans May 8 at
2 p. m. The meeting was called j
to order by the secretary, Joanne
.Wilson, because of the absence
.of our president and vice presi- I
dent. Piggy Wightman showed!
her ewe lamb. Jimmy and Marvin !
Wightman showed their calves
and weighed them. Refreshments
i were served.
Jean Marie Graham, Reporter
Meeting at the county agent's
office on Saturday, May 7, rep-j
rcsentatives of the local REA co
operative and home extension
units outlined a program of edu
cation for farm people who will
be using el"c!rici1y from REA i
within the next frw months. j
Charles W. Smith, assistant, di- .
rector, Oregon Stale college was
present to discuss with the group
assistance that could be offered1
from the college and the exten- j
June 9 was the date selected
for the meeting. Household wir- !
ing, REA specifications, use of'
electrical appliances and labor
! saving devices with electricity'
and home lighting are among
the subjects which will be dis-i
Drawings that show when grass
silage is "Just right" are con- j
To our new building on North Main Street, where we wil
carry on our business as dealers for
J. I. Case Farm Machinery
as well as our farm repair business.
Our old and new friends are invited to drop
in and inspect the place, and to attend our
Friday Evening, May 20
BECKET EQUIPMENT CO.
39 SW Dorion Awenue
STAR us REPORTER
In .10, Total 60o.
muit hav ticket.
Ev.ry child occupying Hot
Admlisiou price, afternoon and eevninf, aulexa ape
cUlcally adecrtlaed to be otherwise i Children i Eit.
Price .17, Fed. Tax .03, Total 20c; tirade and High
School Stadentl 13 years and overt Est. Price .40,
Fed. Tax .10, Total 60c; Adnlts: Est. Prole .50, Fed.
Suiting the tiist Saturday in May and continuing through the summer months, the Saturday evening
shows will start at 7 p. m. Sunday afternoon show, will continue to start it 1 p. m. and other evening
shows, besides Saturday, at 7:30 p. in.
Sunday shows continuous starting at 1 p.m. All other
shows starat at 7:30 p.m. Boxofllce open evenings
until 9 p.m.
Sunday-Monday, May 15-16
The Life of Riley
William Bendix, James Glear.on, Rose
mary DeCamp, Bill Goodwin, Beulah
Bondi, Meg Randall
Hwe is one of the funniest. nnnt brotuily appeal
ing cuiuetlies of the season. - KOod-humored. sen
timental und cietm. Thanks to Wlllitim Bendix
(ami wno in these United States hasn't luuKhed
over him In his radio characterization of Riley?)
this film hits the spot solidly!
Sunday, May 15, is I AM AN AMERICAN
DAY, in observance of this land of free
dom and opportunity for all!
TREAT YOURSELF TO OPPORTUNITY
Buy United States Savings Bonds!
E Bond Opportunity Drive May 15 to
Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18
Dane Clark, Alexis Smith, Zachary Scott
Eve Arden, Jeffrey Lynn, S. Z. Sakall,
A gxj story of the fight racket. ..it la rough and
tough in spots, with a certain amount of healthy
tension. ai!d then aKain it tempers off to a ro
mantic and well-paced presentation.
Thursday -Friday-Saturday, May 19-20-21
The Hills of Home
Edmund Gwen. Donald Crisp, Tom Drake.
Reginald Owen, Janet Leigh
Beautifully filmed In Ter-hnlcolor, this chapter
In the life of Lassie ta working dog who doesn't
like to get his feet wet) adds up to excellent
Jimmy Wakeley and Cannonhall Taylor In a film
of action and excitement blended with pleasant
Sunday-Monday, May 22-23
You Gotta Stay Happy
Joan Fontaine, James Stewart Eddie
Albert, Roland Young, Willard Parker,
Percy Kilbride, Marcy McGuire
This cross-country romp Is packed with comedy,
human interest touches and peopled with amus
ing down-to-earth characters.
Friday and Saturday
SUNSHINE PEANUT CLUSTERS 1 -Lb. Bag 39c
SUNSHINE HI HO CRACKERS 1-Lb Pkg. 29c
JELLO and JELLO PUDDINGS 3 packages 25c
PREM LUNCHEON MEAT Tin 39c
WHITE KING TOILET SOAP 2 bars - - - - 17c
KRAFT MAYONNAISE Quart 69c
LONDONDERRY ICE CREAM 3 quarts - - 1.00
SWIFT'S SLICED BACON Pound .... 49c
SWIFT'S SHORT SHANK PICNICS Pound - 49c
SWIFT'S BACON PIECES-for seasoning 2 pounds 29c
SWIFT'S SELECT STEER BEEF POT ROASTS Lb. 49c
PURE LARD 4-pound package 59c
Green Onions, 2 Bu.
Ruby Gem Tomatoes
Head Lettuce Pound 15c
Radishes, 2 bunches 9c
New Potatoes 3 Lbs. IS
Court Street Market