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Volume 66, Number 34
Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, November 10 1949
Moro Handed First
Defeat of Season
By Heppner Team
Heavier Rivals To
Win, 19-7, Friday
Playing headsup football all
the way, the Heppner high school
Mustangs romio to a 19-7 vic
tory over the hitherto undefeated
Moro high school Huskies, district
6B champions, In one of the best
games seen on the Rodeo field in
many a season, Friday afternoon.
The Heppner plays clicked for
yardage, first downs and pay
dirt, and that's what It takes to
win football games.
Moro is not to be taken lightly
on anybody's field, as the Husk
ies proved time and again when
in possession of the ball. They
have some powerful backs that
run hard, shiftily, and keep in the
fight all the time. They were
out foxed by the Heppner style
of plays, of which there are many.
And here's how It happened:
I'l''r kU'kil to Muro's end zone uid
tli imll v.;m jut (mi the ;M-ynr linti.
In tltrt-e plays Moro mnde i yards and
s fon.-d 1,1 kirk. Ii-M""T KHthereU
7 yard In thn-e plays and I'ipcr kicked
to tin Moro y, Kiiihtcn recwviliK the
ball and running it bark 8. Lane made
an, nrttiiti; the llunklra' first down on
Moro s '6"i. H'-rn Moro tn-l a pa
which wiia interrepted by Bumner on
the 4li. Kuhl t.ik the bail for 13 yards
for tiif Mui-taiiKM' first down. Berg
strom nia'lr 3 and Kuhl 2: i'lrx-r pawned
2(1 yards to Htimner. putting the ball on
the Moro 8. Ituhl went around end for
)I-ppur'ft firt tourhdown. BerKstrom
did the aanie for the extra point Scon,
I'lpcr kliked to the Morn 20. with
Moro making a 16 yard return. Lane
t.s.k the ball for S. followed by Ktllghl
en with 2 more for a first down. Lane
then went through the Mustang line
for 12 yards and another first down.
Lime and Knlhl-n netted 4 yards be
fore Moro kl.ked on downa. Hurnner
t'Kik the ball on the It) and reversed to
Connor who rah It to the 3U. Ruhl took
the ball for 12 yards and a first down,
end of quarter.
In the second quarter, Bergstrom
made y yards; 1'lper made 14. l'lpea
pays to i'onnor Hn omplete. BergKtrom
made 7 yards, i'lpe's pans Incomplete.
IlergHtrom for no gam, Moro' ball on
downs KnlKliten made 9 yards. Martin
1 for first down. Lane made 4, Knlghten
MAIL WATER CHECKS
TO WATER DEPARTMENT
Pajrons of the city water de
partment who remit by check
through the mail should remem
ber to address the envelope to
the "City Water Department" ra
ther than just to the city. Failure
to do this causes a delay In
checks reaching the department
and often results in patrons re
ceiving a second notice.
Mail addressed Just to the Ctiy
of Heppner is received by the re
corder and it is often several
days before water checks, are
turned over to the water office.
Accounts not so credited by the
tenth of the month are often
placed on the delinquent list.
Honoree At Shower
By MRS. ELSA LEATHERS
Joanne Adams, Jean Owens,
Dixie Woods, Barbara Graham,
Mary Ellen Kincaid, Dorothy
Long, all school friends, were co
hostesses with Mrs. Warren Jole
and Mrs. Forrest Graham for a
bridal shower Friday night hon
oring Carla Pierson. Some 50
friends from here and Fossil were
present. Carla was the recipient
of many beautiful gifts. The hos
tesses gave her a Mix-master. The
hall and tables were beautifully
decorated and delicious refresh
ments were served.
Clarence Briggs, business agent
for the eastern Oregon district
council, passed through Kinzua,
slopping briefly at the plant to
contact an employee, on his way
to Camp 5 where he was present
for the dedication of the new un
ion hall. Since early summer a
new building has been under con
structlon. One part of the build
ing is for the school, while the
other part is more or less a com
munity hall. W. G. Gilhtrt is pre
sident of the Camp 5 local. School
has been held in the new building
lost i. KuiKhtcn punted out of hound 'ne past tw'o weeks.
ri 'X'ZJT Mrs. Stanley Robinson and Mrs
to Connor incomplete. KuM runa li J. G. Simmons and Mr. Smilhstad
yards for second touchdown. Try for f Fossil attended the teachers'
point failed. Score. 13-0 1'iper kicked " .. , .
Illt-llUg SI SllllilKlwii oiu,;
evening. Mr. Robinson took them
Ginger Hines and Barbara Gra
ham were the two freshmen on
the honor roll the first six weeks.
Mabel Anderson returned to her
work at the confectionery the first
of the week. Mrs. Wade Hyatt is
taking care of her infant son.
Wilda Adams took her place dur
ing her absence.
The high school football boys
and coach motored to Umatilla
Friday to play. They were defeat
Mr. and Mrs. Delvin McDaniel
were attending to business in
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Wilson and
children of Mayville were visiting
his father, Frank, and other rela
tives and friends here Sunday.
M.ie Connor, who has been ma
king her home here with Mrs.
Ruth Connor, left this week for
Mrs. Gus Williamson and dau
to Moro 241. Moro returned to 21. Kober
s..n made 2, Lane 2. 1'enally on Hepp
ner gives Moro l.S yards and first down.
Min im s pass to Kust giwid for 4 yards.
I.ane made X then 4 for first down,
then lost 13 yards Ills pass to Moore
Incomplete. Knlghten picked up 16,
Lane made no gain llcppner's ball. Pi
per's pus Incomplete. I'lper's pass to
Sunnier good for ,16 yards, nd of half.
Second llalf-Iane kicked to Mustang
M. Manners ran ball back to the 28.
liuhl made 4. Bergstrom 3. Bergstrom
2 Bergtr'-rn punted out of bounds on
Heppner 4i, I.ane made 9. Knlghen 21.
Hol.ersoii 7, Knlghten 6. Kobenon no
gain. Knlghten 2 yards for touchdown.
Knlghten kicked extra polnlj. Score.
13 7 .
Lime kicked to Heppner 10 and Ruhl
ran It ha k to the 3.') Bergstrom made
made 1.1: Ituhl stopped for no gain:
Buhl made r. 5-yard penalty against
Heppner: Bergstrom made 5. Piper
punted to Moro 10. Knlghten made I
and lost 1, Ijtne made lfi. Knlghten lost
1; Martin made 1. Knlghten 7; Knlght
en lost 1. lJne made IS: Knlghten
punted lo Heppner 20: Moro recovers
Heppner fumble. Lane stopped for no
griln: KnlM-rson lost 6; Lane nuide 7.
Ijme made 8. Hoppner's ball on
downs Bergstrom went for 9. Kuhl for
4 Buhl stopped for ne. gain: Bergstrom
made 9. 1'ip.T 2. Buhl 2: Kuhl 7: Kerg
stroin no gain; 1'iper punted out of
bounds on Moro 5. Knlghten made 3.
Lane 8: 1-ane stopped for no gain: Un
berson. made 12. Lane stopped for no
gain: Lane's p:us Intercepted by Con
nor on Moro 3h. I'lper made 4: Piper's
pas to Stunner Incomplete: Ruhl made
2: I'lper passed to Connor for IS yard:i
and touchdown, xtra point failed.
Piper klckec out of bounds. Moro
tix.k hall on 40 vard line. Lane galneo
1 Knlghten S; Robrrson no gain. lJine
2 and first down; Lane 9. Roberson 1.
Whistle. Score. 19-7.
In only one department of the
game did Moro outplay the Mus
tangs, and that was on first
downs. Heppner made 11 and
Moro 12. The summary shows
Heppner gaining 208 yards from
rushing against Moro's 20fi; pas
ses. Heminer 73 yards, Moro 4;
total yardage, Heppner 281, Moro
On to Hermlston is the slogan
of the Mustangs today as they
await the annual Armistice Day
clash with the Bulldogs, now in
the A division. With last year's
defeat in mind the Mustangs are
going to play a redemption game
Sees Many Awards
Given 4-H Clubbers
Dining hall and auditorium of
the Lexington grange hall were
taxed almost to capacity Friday
evening when 4-H clubbers, their
families and friends gathered to
participate in an excellent pot
luck supper and to witness the
achievement awards for 1949.
Awards were numerous, for
Morrow county 4-H-ers have been
busy the past year earning a high
rating among the other county
clubs of the stale, with possibly
the highest percentage of projects
completed. No less an authority
than H. C. Seymour, now retired
as state club leader, who helped
check up the county records and
found completions attaining a
percentage of approximately 93.
After the large crowd had re
duced a bountiful supply of food
to a few scattered leavings, all
assembled in the auditorium
where a short program of band
numbers by the 4-H club band
under direction of Mr. Robertson,
music instructor in the lone high
and grade schools, and commun
ity singing led by Ronald Baker
and Ruby Ann Rietmann were en
joyed. Awards presented to club mem
bers included: County style re
vue winners earning silver
awards, Betty Graves, Heppner;
Ingrid Hermann and Ruby Ann
Rietmann, lone; Joan Breeding,
Shirley Hunt and Beverly Nolan,
Yvonne Breeding, Lexington,
was given a Foley Food Mill for
her placing on top in the home
economics judging contest. Mar
dine Baker, lone, received a set
of sifters for winning list In can
Mrs. John Graves gave a spe
cial award to Ruby Ann Rietmann
for the outstanding Home Ec rec
ord book. The Lexington grange
HEC presented Betty Lou Messen
ger, Lexington, with a graduated
set of mixing bowls, spoons and
other working equipment as out
standing junior cooking club
member. Mrs. L. A. McCabe pre
sented a special award of scissors
to Beverly Nolan for the best darn
exhibited at the county fair. Mrs.
Victor Rietmann presented her
award to the member exhibiting
the best handiwork to Ruby Ann
Rietmann. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Thompson presented their special
award. $7.50, to go toward wool
material for Betty Graves who
won the wool sewing contest. The
Ameca club of lone presented
horse pictures to Jane Seehafer
for outstanding progress In cloth
ing achievement. The Rhea Creek
grange gave Sally Palmer a spe
cial award for outstanding work
in Sewing 1A.
Winning gold medals for coun
ty achievement were Ruby Ann
Rietmann, in clothing and Lola
Ann McCabe in canning.
First year leadership pins were
awarded to Mrs. Verner Troedson
of lone who led a Cooking I club
and Mrs. Garland Swanson who
led a woodworking club, and Ver
non Munkers who led a beef and
Briefs of Community . .
l 1 . . U TUa tnn nln fa c
ghter from S.anfield and Mr. and - 'abe
Mrs. Ray Rood of Ordnance spent
the week end here visiting her
son Jerry and wife and daughter
Charlene and husband.
Mrs. Kinard McDaniel returned
home from Lonerock Sunday eve.
ning afler spending the week
there visiting at the home of her
son Dallas and with other friends.
Mrs. Gertrude Beard left, Fri
day for Emmett, Ida. to be with
her sister, Lcla Proctor, who is
Dick Graham and Richard M"f-
timer spent the week end here
from Oregon Slate college visit
By RUTH F, PAYNE j
Mesdames Roy Lindstrom, John
Ransier, Herschal Townsend and
Charles O'Connor of lone were
hostesses for the B. P. O. Elks la
dies' night card party Thursday
evening. High score in bridge
was received by Mrs. Grace Nick
erson and low by Mrs. Ted Pier-
son. In pinochle, Mrs. Willard
Blake received high score and
Mrs. John Lane Jr. received low.
Mrs. John Bergstrom and Mrs.
Jesse C. Payne received the door
Mrs. Lela Ramsey, Madras, pre
ident of the Rebekah Assembly
of Oregon made an official visit
to Sans Souci Rebekah lodge at
its regular meeting Friday eve
ning. Nomination of officers for
'he ensuing year was held with
the following being nominated:
Mrs. Donald Robinson, Noble
Grand; Mrs. Robert Dobbs, vice
grand; Mrs. Frank Davidson and
Mrs. Jesse Payne, secretary; Mrs.
Pearl Devine, treasurer. . Follow
ing the business meeting, re
freshments were served by Mes
dames Blanche Brown, John Berg
strom, Donald Robinson and Dur
Those from Heppner attending
the district convention of Rebek
ahs at Lexington Saturday eve
ning were Mesdames Letha Arch
er, Blanche Brown, Josie Jones,
J. Palmer Sorlien, Clive Huston,
Don Robinson, Robert Dobbs, Ad
elle Hannan, John Bergstrom, R.
G. McMurtry, Jesse C. Payne, and
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Kirk, Mr. and
Mrs. Durward Tash, Mr. and Mrs.
Ben Anderson and Mr. and Mrs.
Frank E. Parker. Bunchgrass Re
bekah lodge of lone was joint
hostess with the Lexington group
for the affair.
Mrs. W. G. Wright and Mrs.
Ted Smith were hostesses for the
meeting of the Women s Society
of Christian Service at the Meth
odist church Wednesday evening.
A birthday cake was served in
honor of Mrs. Walter Becket and
Mrs. Carl McDaniel. Pouring at
the tea tables were Mrs. N. D.
Bailev and Mrs. J. O. Hager. Crib
blankets were presented to Mrs.
Paul McCoy and Mrs. Carl Mc
Daniel. Twenty guests were present.
Mrs. Lillian Ehrens, who came
jup from Woodburn to attend the
funeral ot her uncie, tne iaie
ex Green, has returned to her
home following a brief visit here
Word has been received of the
birth of a daughter, Deborah Jo,
to Mr. and Mis. Fred Stark at
Hav Wash, on October 31. Mrs.
Stark will be remembered locally
as the former Velton Owens, bat
urday, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Fur
long, Mrs. Naomi Mover ana aau
ghters motored to Hay to visit
ith the Starks. Mrs. runong re
mained for a fortnights visit
hile the others returned to
Mr and Mrs. thanes vaugmi
mntnred to Portland Sunday to
spend a few days on business and
Among those trom Heppner ui-
enriinc the state woolgrowers
convention in Portland this week
are Mr. and Mrs. Ralph I. lhomp-
son, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Thorn-
nsnn. Mr. and Mrs. Haorld conn
and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilkin-
J. M. F.zell, representative of
the State Industrial Accident
commission will be at Heppner
Hotel from 9 to 5 every day cx
rot,i Sundays and holidays until
Nov. 23, for the jerlodic audit of
ti,r,r book and payroll records
ti Is neeessarv that audit be
mnrfe even If you have no pay
roll, as an annual minimum fee
of $300 Is required by law whe
ther or not workmen were em
YOUNG FOLKS TELL WHY
THEY LIKE 4-H CLUB WORK
In keeping wilh annual custom,
outstanding members of the 4-H
clubs of the county were guests
r iim Hennner chamber oi com
morw at the Monday luncheon
Six 4 II members, JoAnne Wil
son mid Lorene Mitchell, nepp
,. nevcrlv Nolan, Lexington
tm.nn Raker. Lola Ann McCabe,
nn.l Jane Seehafer, lone, Rpoke
i.-iotiv mirl to the point In tell
ltnz what 4 II work and assocla
Hons have done for them.
Accompanying the young poo
.,i from tone were Mrs. E. M. Ba
iter and her father, Mr. Henderson
i mro t. A. McCabe.
Kini..n Anderson took a lew
minutes lo give some highlight;
ne their families. The boys cam
with the Wade boy, another Ore
gon Slate student, to Condon.
Mr. and Mrs. am nennrix aim
sons and Mr. and Mrs. Hersliai
tendrlx of John Day were visit
ing Betty Shell Sunday. The Sim
Hendrix's are former residents of
Aaron Miller left Saturday for
Houston, Texas wliere ne win jom
his wife. They plan to make their
home In the south.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Adams
were attending to business at
Mrs. O. L. Adams and Chnr-
malne visited at Spray with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Wil
liams, the tirst oi tne wren.
Mr. and Mrs. Perk Jellick mov-
ed their household furnishings
here this week from Mayville.
They will share house with Hay
Mrs. John Hawk received word
Tuesday that her husband had
been transferred to the Barnes
hosnllal at Vancouver, Wash. He
was taken to Portland the last of
Those attending the Masonic
meeting at Heppner Friday eve
ning when J. G. Schott took the
Royal Arch degree, were nay
Phillips, Slerllng Wham, Harlan
Schroeder, Joe Hayes, John Mills
and George Smith.
One hundred percent comple
tion certificates were awarded to
clubs led by Mrs. Verner Troed
son of lone, Mrs. L. A. McCabe,
lone, Mrs. Oscar Breeding, Lex
ington, Mrs. John Graves, Mrs.
Waller Wright, Mrs. Lucy Rod
gers, Vernon Munkers, John
Graves and Markham Baker.
Agricultural special awards
went to Duane Baker for out
standing record book, first award
nf $7.50: Ronald Baker, second
award of $5, and Joanne Wilson
third award oi .su inese awarus
i'T" given oy Mr. ann nirs. r,. m.
Baker of lone. Mr. Baker was
Itv.uer of the lone Beef club the
The Khca Creek grange Home
Ec. club gave a special award to
Ingrid Hermann, $2.50, who is a
member of the lone beef club as
first place livestock judge in the
county fair Judging contest.
JoAnne Wilson, Heppner, won
first award of $10, Eddie Brosnan
Heppner, second award of $5 giv
en by the Woolgrowers auxiliary
for the most progress in sheep
protects by 1st and 2nd year club
members. These awards are to De
used for improving the sheep
protects carried by the members.
Winners of the Dantorth t'ounda
Hon awards for the most typical
all around club members, a boy
and a girl went to Ronald Baker,
lone and Lorene Mitchell, llepp
nor. Certificates of achievement
and the book, "I Dare You," were
given to each.
(Other awards will be published
In 4-H news next week)
Mrs. Elva Troedson Tews of
Seattle spent the past week vis
lling at the homes of her cous
ins, Mrs. Anne Smouse and Al
Mrs. Omer McCaleb and daugn-
ter Mary Elizaoetn reiurneu iu
their home in Corvallis Friday
fter spending a week here witn
her mother, Mrs. Alex Green.
They accompanied Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Green as lar as i-onianu.
Mrs. John Cimmiyotti was over
from Kimberley the last of the
week to spend a few days with
her cousin. Mrs. Ed Breslin.
Mr. and Mrs. Pirl N. Pierson
and daughters. Lorraine and Do
ris, of The Dalles spent the week
end in Heppner with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. R. B. Rice has returnea
from a month's visit in Kansas
City and Warrensburg, Mo. Mrs.
Edward Rice met her in renuie
Mrs. Kellv Huston and son Dick
were over from Ukiah Sunday to
spend the day with her brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Tarn Jackson of Condon was a
business visitor in Heppner Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Warner mo
tored to Tacoma Monday taking
Rev. Walter J. Flscus. From there,
Rev. Fiscus flew to Detroit to take
delivery of a new car. After a
brief visit with relatives in Ta
coma, the Warners will return to
E. W. Peck was over from
Boardman Tuesday transacting
business at the courthouse.
Mrs. Add Moore returned Mon
day from Monument where she
has been making the acquaint
ance of her new grandson who
was born on October 30. Mr. and
Mrs. Emory Moore are the parents.
Mrs. B. P. Doherty of the Sand
Hollow district is in a La Grande
hospital following a minor oper
ation there last week. Her daugh
ter, Dorothy, is there with her.
Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Vinson
are the parents of a son, Alvin
James, born October 30 at the
Corda Salin ghome.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hams of
the Rood Canyon district were
shopping in Heppner Tuesday.
Mr. Hams reports that Monday
evening's rain did but little good
in that area. While digging fence
post holes recently, he discovered
no moisture at a depth of three
Mr. and Mrs. Milton Morgan
were over from Monument Tues
day and from here motored to
Pendleton. They were accomp
anied by Mrs. Juanita Massey.
A good many Heppnents mo
tored to Portland over the week
end to attend the Oregon-Wash
ington football game. Among
those going down were Crockett
Sprouls, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. I.
Padbergi Jr., Don Bennett, Mr.
and Mrs. Orville Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. LaVerne Van Marter, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Ferguson and
daughter Marylou, Mr. and Mrs.
J. O. Turner, Mrs. Floyd N. Ad
ams, Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Hague
wood, Edward Rice, Mr and Mrs.
Edwin Dick and Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mr. and Mrs. Pine Thornburg
are the parents of a 10 pound
daughter born October 31 at the
Riverside hospital in Pendleton.
W. C. Rosewall left Tuesday for
Seattle where he will attend a
preview of the 1950 Fords. The
Rosewall showroom is being re
decorated throughout in antici
pation of the arrival of the new
Dr. S. E. Allen of Pendleton
spent Monday in Heppner looking
after business matters.
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Jones motor
ed to Portland Friday. They were
accompanied by his mother, Mrs.
Emma Jones, who was enroute to
San U-SUuro, Calif, to make an
extended visit with her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Thomp
son are moving their household
effects this week to the farm
which they recently purchased
from Frank Monahan. Mr. and
Mrs. John Saager have purchased
the Thompson house on Chase
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Rosewall
motored to John Day Sunday to
spend the day.
Mrs. Nellie Anderson motored
to Goldendale, Wash. Sunday to
spend the day visiting with her
sister, Mrs. Ralph Brown.
Week-end houseguests of Mr.
and Mrs. Oliver Creswick were
Mrs. Maude Schroeder and Miss
Bettv Anne Brown of Baker.
Charles Becket is a patient at
St. Vincent's hospital in Portland,
having undergone a major oper
ation there the last of the week.
Mrs. Becket is in the city to be
Mrs. J. Perry Conder of Milton
was a recent guest of Mr. and
Mrs. William McCaleb Sr.
Mrs. Clara Gertson motored to
La Grande Saturday to attend a
meeting of state welfare workers.
Guest speaker was Dr. Herbert E.
Chamberlain, consulting psychia
trist of Los Angeles, who spoke
on the subject, "Children in Fos
ter Homes and the Necessary Ad
justments." The meeting was
held in the Sacajawea hotel.
Mrs. Clara B. Gertson has re
ceived word that her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Clair
Goheen of Portland are now in
Mexico City. They expect to leave
Mexico on Nov. 11 and return to
Portland about Dec. 1 after visit
ing in New Mexico and Arizona.
The Goheens have been on a
tour of the United Stales since in
early July and have visited the
east coast and several points in
Canada during the past few
Mrs. Virgil Fisher expects to
leave Saturday for California
where she will spend some six
weeks visiting with her daugh
tors and their families.
Large Crowd Hears
At P-TA Meeting
The seating capacity of the
high school assembly room was
taxed when over 200 parents turn
ed out for the P-TA meeting Tues
The group was entertained by
Mrs. Lyngholm's 7th and 8th
grade chorus which sang two
numbers and performed a Mexi
can dance. Jim Smith played a
Dr. Henry Gunn addressed the
assemblage. This was followed
by short talks by members of a
panel. The subject of the discus
sion centered on "Foundations
for Better Schools in Heppner".
Participants and their subjects
were: P. W. Mahoney, moderator;
Mrs. Edwin Dick, "The kind of
school I want my children to at
tend"; Mrs. Wm. Davis, "What
parents expect of school"; Marion
Green, "What a student expects
of school"; Tilman Juett, "What
the school expects of a parent";
Ethel Lyngholm, "The kind of a
school in which a teacher likes
to teach"; George Corwin, "Views
of an outside administrator";
Leonard Pate, "Needs of the Hep
pner schools"; Joe Nys, What the
Rural board expects of the
schools"; Elaine George, What
the school board plans for the
school"; Rev. Sorlien, "How the
P-TA can help the schools"; Dr.
Henry Gunn consultant.
Although the lights went out
about 9 p. m. the program was
carried on by means of candlelight.
Following the program, cake
and coffee were served in the
school lunch room.
PAST MASTERS' NIGHT
SCHEDULED FOR 15TH
Tuesday evening, November 15
will be past masters' night at the
stated session of Heppner lodge
No. 69, A.F.&A.M. Past masters
will fill the chairs and will put
on the Master Mason degree, ac
cording to announcement by Har
old Becket, Worshipful Master.
It is expected that Andrew
Staig, district deputy grand mas
ter, will be present. There will be
eats following the ceremonies.
Holly Lodge No. 139
Hostess To 28th
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Duvall
have returned home from a mo
tor trip which took them north
through Montana, Yellow-stone
Park and east to the Black Hills
and badlands of South Dakota,
then up north to Lake Superior.
They stopped at Rochester, Minn.
and both went through the Mayo
clinic. Before returning home they
visited relatives in Missouri and
Kansas.' They were gone six
weeks, went through 14 states
and travelled more than 7,000
4-H LIV9STOCK CLUBS
OHGANIZ5D H9R5 SUNDAY
An organization meeting of the
4-H livestock clubs of the county
was held In the Recreation hall in
Heppner Sunday afternoon.
N. C. Anderson gave a short
talk on the different typos of 4-H
projects. This was followed by a
discussion on how the clubs were
to bo divided. It was decided to
have livestock clubs for each sec
tion Instead of a separate beef.
club, sheep club, etc.
The clubs organized were lone,
Heppner, Eightmilc, and Butter
Creek, as well as two tractor
maint enance clubs.
Mrs. Bill Barratt is in Portland
this week where their little dau
ghter has undergone an eye op
eration. Mr. Barratt will join
them this week-end and see the
football game between Michigan
Slate and Oregon State.
Miss Nell Herndon, member of
the '49 graduating class of Hepp
per high school, is seriously ill in
the Baker hospital. Nell is a stu
dent at EOCE in La Grande and
was stricken there. Her sister,
Mrs. Merle Miller, moved her to
Baker to have her close at hand
Approximately 50 members of
the Girl Scouts and Brownie
troops were in attendance at the
11 o'clock service Sunday at the
All Saints Episcopal church. The
visitors helped to initiate the new
pews which were Installed tin
Delegates and members to the
number of 68 gathered at the 1.
O. O. F. hall in Lexington Sat
urday to participate in the 28th
annual district convention of Re
bekahs, with Holly lodge No. 139
serving as hostess lodge. Honared
guest was Mrs. Leia Ramsey of
Madras, who delivered the prin
Following opening of the con
vention by Holly lodge, the chairs
were surrendered to the conven
tion officers, Leta Messenger,
chairman; Emma White, acting
vice chairman; LaVerne Hender
son, secretary - treasurer; Ruth
Bergstrom, acting warden; Gla
dys Drake, conductor; Lela Ram
sey, RS to chairman; Frieda Ma
jeske, LS to chairman; Florence
McMillan, chaplain; Annie Keene
musician, Jennne Dobbs, acting
RS to vice chairman; Tacie Par
ker, LS to vice chairman; Emma
White, inside guardian and Ma
bel Chaffee, outside guardian.
Highlights of the afternoon
session were the address of wel
come by Holly lodge and the re
sponse by Mistletoe lodge, and
the exemplification of various
parts of the lodge work by the
The convention accepted the
invitation of Mistletoe lodge No.
25 to meet at Hardman in 1951.
Mildred Wright was chosen as
chairman and Mary Brackett as
vice chairman lor next year's
convention at lone.
The unwritten work contest
was won by Lena Lundell of lone.
Reports from all lodges w-ere
presented and the questions in
the question dox were euicieuuy
answered by the president.
During recess in the afternoon
piano solo by Betty Messenger
nd two songs by the Lexington
school chorus with Betiy as ac
ompanist filled in the interim
pleasantly. A dinner of generous
proportions and up to the Stan
dard of the Lexington ladies was
served at 6:30 to all Rebekahs
Roll call, following the opening
ceremonies ot tne evening
session found the following dele
gations present: Holly No. 139,
29; Sans Souci No. lJd, IT; Buncn
Grass No. 91, 19; Mistletoe No.
5, 3, and 5 from other lodges.
Following two musical numbers
by Mrs. J. Palmer Sorlien, ac
compan.ed by Betty Messenger,
there was an exemplification of
the degree work, with six mem
bers being added to the rosier of
the Holly lodge. The hostess
lodge paid tribute to the deceas
ed members of the lodges repre
sented with charter draping cere
monies. Following committee re
ports, Mistletoe lodge paid tribute
to the president by presentation
of the convention gift. Seating of
the 1950 convention officers was
done in drill form by Sans Souci
lodge. Nosegays were presented
to each of the officers.
Members were agreed that this
well organized convention was a
huge success, both as to infor
niation received and the social
Services Will Be
Held In Morning
For Mrs. Kilkenny
Services will be held at 10
o'clock a. m. Friday at St Pat
rick's church In Heppner for Mrs.
Lottie Kilkenny, prominent ranch
woman of the Hinton creek dis
trict; who pased away Tuesday,
November 8 at the SL Anthony's
hospital in Pendleton after an ill
ness of several days. Services will
be in charge of the pastor, Rev.
Francis McCormack, and ar
rangements are in charge of the
Phelps Funeral Home. Interment
will be in the Heppner Masonic
A native of Condon where sb.e
was born September 13, 1892, she
was the daughter of William and
Kate (Summers) Russell, pioneer
ranch folk of Gilliam county. She
was married to John Kilkenny in
February 1917 and came to the
ranch on Hinton creek which was
her home the rest of her life.
With the passing of Mr. Kilkenny
some ten years ago she took over
operation of the ranch and con
tinued in charge as long as her
Surviving are three children,
Ilene (Mrs. Lester Wyman), Col
leen (Mrs. Don Greenup), and
Robert J. Kilkenny; two step sons,
John and William P. Kilkenny of
Pendleton; two stepdaughters,
Mrs. Henry Cohn of Pendleton
and Rose Chadbourne of San
Francisco; one brother, Ed Rus
sell, Condon and two sisters, Su
dy Mattock, Condon and Margar
et Monahan, Heppner; 11 grand
children and numerous nephews
Hear Educator At
The Heppner teachers were
hosts to the Morrow county teach
ers Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Henry
Gunn, president of the Oregon
College of Education, spoke to
the group at 4:30. Among other
things, Dr. Gunn pointed out that
we as a nation spend nearly 15
billions on foreign aid, 15 billions
on armaments, 8 billions on vet
erans, 9 billions on liquor, bil
lions on tobacco, cosmetics, etc.,
and only 3 billions on education.
Because that for education is
mostly raised by direct property
tax, the people notice it more, al
though it is but a small percent
of what they pay altogether in
taxes, he said.
This meeting was followed by
a dinner which was prepared and
served by the ladies of the Meth
odist church. The group was en
tertained by a "German Band", a
group rounded up by Director
Bob Collins. This group was dres
sed in the costumes of the '90's.
Following the dinner, Mrs. Bes-
sie Hayes of Irrigon, president of
the county group, presided at a
short business meeting.
Of Heppner Victim
Of "Unloaded" Gun
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Crismon and
three children were here over
the week-end visiting at the
home of his mother, Mrs. Frank
George Sperry. 55. a native of
Heppner, w as slain Tuesday night
at the old Horseman ranch three
miles from Gurdane, when an
"unloaded" gun in the hands of
his wife was discharged, accord
ing to the East Oregonian. Mrs,
Sperry, 34, was in the custody of
Jack French, Gurdane rancher, at
his Pendleton home, pending, an
inmost to be held at 2 p. m.
Death, the EO account said.
was caused, apparently instanta
neous, from a .22 caliber high
powered ritle bullet fired into his
head. The first examination of
(he body at the Sperry home
Tuesday night did not reveal ex
act h where the bullet entered,
but a more complete examination
was to be finished before the
inquest. Coroner Pat Folsom said.
The couple worked for Jack
French in the Gurdane section.
Mrs Sperry said she and her hus-
band had not been quarreling
They had been kidding each oth
er, she said, and her husband
picked the gun up and saying it
wasn't loaded, pointed it at her
and pulled the trigger. She then
took the gun, pointed it at him
and the gun exploded.
Grist of Business
At Monday Session
New Lead on Site
For Dump Ground
Heppner's "town fathers" the
city council had a busy session
Monday evening at the regular
monthly meeting. Numerous
items of business were transact
ed and there were discussions of
matters affecting the welfare of
First item of business was a
motion sanctioning improvement
to the city building. The council
chambers and library room will
be insulated and a new door will
be put on the entrance to the fire
station. It will be of the overhead
type, more easily and quickly
opened than the door In use at
When the parking meters were
installed last summer six posts
were left uncapped on West Wil
low street. The city recorder was
instructed to write the meter com
pany asking that these be capped.
Councilman Claude Cox report
ed that he had been on the look
out for a site for a new dump
ground and had found one that
answers the city's needs. The site
is farther removed from town
than the present dump ground,
is available to a graveled road.
and has a natural pit that would
hold the refuse of the commun
ity for years to come. The sani
tary committee was instructed to
negotiate with the owners oi tne
land to put through a deal lor it
if satisfactory terms can be
Attention of the council was
called to the fact that the water
rent collector is not protected
with a bond. A motion was pass
ed that the collector be bonded in
the sum of $5,000.
From time to time the city has
rented a dump truck from the
county. The county has offered to
sell the truck to the city for $150.
It was agreed that the truck was
worth that sum and a motion
was passed that it be purchased.
Nine building permits Issued
by Councilman O. M. Yeager, city
building inspector, were honored
by the council. These include a
five-room residence to be built
by T. R. Pierson at a cost of $4000.
A concrete coal pit, 100x40 feet,
built by Tum-A-Lum Lumber Co.
will cost $2,200. Frank Monahan,
improvements to residence prop
erty on Chase street, $250; addi
tion of cold storage plant to
Court Street Market, $3,000; Geo.
Davidson, two residences, North -Main
street, $4,500 each; J. H.
Cornelison, addition to dwelling,
Looney's addition, $1,500; Dale
Orwick. temporary tent-house
dwelling frame, $150, and Elaine
George, repairs to ticket office at
Star theater, $100. Yeager was ex
pecting to issue a permit for con
struction of the new Morrow Coun
ty Grain Growers, Inc. elevator
before the week is out.
Named For County
A committee to head the Chris
tian Rural uverseas rrugram
(CROP) in Morrow county was
announced by Joe J. King, state
Members of the committee are
Rev. J. Falmer Sorlien, Nelson
Anderson and Ted Smith, all of
CROP is jointly sponsored by
Church World Service, Catholic
Rural Life and Lutheran World
Eighteen Oregon counties will
participate in the CROP program
this year, King said, and the goal
will "be between 12 and 14 car
loads of wheat, dried milk, dried
fruits, cheese and other bulk
products for the starving people
A farm-to-farm canvass of the
18 counties will be made during
the week of November 13 to 19 by
volunteer solicitors. Receiving de
pots for the commodities obtain
ed will be set up at strategic
King pointed out that persons
can designate whlc religious
organization they want to distri
bute their gifts.
P. M. A. ARRANGES GOOD
PROGRAM FOR MEETING
An interesting program has
been arranged for the r, M. A.
county meeting to be neiu at i:.tu
p. m. Wednesday, November 13 at
the court house in Heppner. Some
of the things to be discussed In
clude the wheat allotment pro
gram, the county handbook for
19'Hl practice payments, Federal
Crop Insurance, price support for
the 19.)0 crop, and some sound
films on soil cnnscruitinn will be
Main Item of business for the
day will be election of county
V. M. A. committee for the PJ.TO
David llynd. Mr, and Mrs. Herb
llynd, and Mrs. Klvin Sehaffrr
were in Portland the first of the
week attending the wool grower
of 4-H work during me year.