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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, December 1, 1949
6,000,000th Maytag Washer Sets New Industry Record
HARVESTING A BUMPER WHEAT CROP IN MORROW COUNTY
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In the presence of i large crowd of ipectaton amid the din of aerial bombs, fire airena, factory
whinllra, bells and workers' cheers the 6,000,000th Maytag washer recently rolled off the assembly tinea
at Newton, Iowa, setting a new world record for washer production. Maytag Plant No. 1, where the historic
event occurred, was gaily decorated for the occasion. Open house for residents of central Iowa waa spon
sored by the company's management- club. Ten thousand visitors toured the production lines and inspected
hintnrical, educational and product exhibits, enjoyed refreshments and carried away souvenir booklets and
Top pictures show the front of Maytag Plant No. 1 on 6.000,000th washer day and the final assembly
lines down which machines roll at the rate of more than 200 an hour. Ilottom photoa ahow onlooker
watching the 6.000,000th Maytag a Model E conventional washer coming off the inspection line, and
President Fred Maytag congratulating L. C McAnly (right), manager of manufacturing, on the achievement
as N. 10. Mnllcck. production superintendent, looks on.
The 6.000,0001 h Maytag was a square aluminum tub Maytag Master with pump attachment. In addition
to this and two other conventional models, Maytag also manufactures a new automatic washer in an ultra
modern factory recently completed at Newton. The company's line of appliances also include automatic
electric ironers, gaa rangea and home freexers.
Your old ice box or refrigerator
' worth 50.00 !
OEG. PRICE 249.9Si
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HERE ARE SOME "EXTRAS" YOU GET WITH A ZENITH
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for up to J5 lb, of froion I ' Tswwi-a---, 1 1 ,oe "mP'",m", Convon- I l, fc!s Ij I
foodi. Wool kotptr holdi up fiSiSe J ( lontly locotod owoy from chil- 1 I J I JI
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COMPARE FOR ECONOMY ... GET TM FINEST
You'll find practical feature!, such as the full length
freezer door of reinforced aluminum that maintain!
lower temperature In the meat keeper, 16.87 q. ft.
of shelf area, sliding vegetable crisper of acid resist
ing porcelain enamel all features that moke your
Zenith practical, useable and economical.
Not just o 7 not just an 8 but a full 9.1 cubic foot
of cold storage space In this brand new 1949 Zenith
deluxe Refrigerator plus 1 .4 cubic ft. of dry storage
-ideal for crackers, breakfast foods, etc. to keep
them dry and dellclously crisp and ready to eat. Don't
fail to see this and all the other features at our ap
Don Walker Owner - - - Heppner, Or.
This ii a harvest scene typical of Morrow and other Eastern Oregon counties. Total yield in this county in 1948 exceeded 4.003,000 bushels.
The 1949 yield was approximately 2,250.000 bushels.the average running in the neighborhood of 17 bushels to the acre.
Mr. Walker was attending to bus- 'sister. '
iness. He is manager of the Kin- Mrs. Kels Collins and Joan Ad
zua Mercantile. a ms were shopping in The Dalles
Mr. ana Mrs. victor uwgren Saturday.
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and children and Mr. and Mrs.
Glen Mcrritt and son and Beverly
Burnside of Heppner, were over
night guest of Mr. and Mrs. Har
lan Adams Wednesday evening
and Thanksgiving day. They also
attended the Masonic-DeMolay
sponsored dance at Fossil Wed
nesday nignt. ine Lovgrens son
Larry is a DeMolay member.
Jimmy Hulett and Jimmy Ad
kins went to Portland Thursday
to visit Hulett's mother. They re
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Webb
and child spent Thanksgiving at
Spray with relatives, Mr. and
Mrs. Oscar Adams.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thoring-
ton and children returned to their
home in Portland Saturday after
spending Thanksgiving here at
the home of her mother, Mrs. O.
D. Baker and Mr. Baker, and sis
ter, Mrs. Ed Wham.
Dick Graham and Richard Mor
timer were here for the holidays
from Oregon State college at Cor
vallis. The boys were home in
time to enjoy the dance Wednes
day night at Fossil.
Mr. and Mrs. Layton Tripp and
Arden Tripp went to Astoria Wed
nesday evening for Thanksgiving
with Mrs. Tripp's mother, Mrs.
Wiley. They returned home Sun
day. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dickerson of
Sandy, former Kinzua residents,
spent Thanksgiving here with
their daughter and husband, Mr.
and Mrs. Red Mesnick.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones of
Portland and Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Smith of Mayville were visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Claud England faun
Mrs. -Pence Brisbois of Spray
was visiting Saturday at the home
of her son. Lee Brisbois.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerrold Rood spent
Thanksgiving at Stanfield w-ith
her mother, Mrs. Helen Williams.
Larry Cook Sr. of Camp 5 was
an overnight guests at the Ver
non Perrys the past week-end.
Don Morris was visiting at the
home of his brother Fred over the
week-end. He is from Redmond
and worked here two years ago.
Lillian Schott spent the holiday
; here from Eugene with her par
lents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schott. She
is a student at the University of
'Oregon. She was a guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Fatland at Condon
Saturday afternoon and night, re
turning to Eugene Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. BUI bhell ot Arl
ington were guests of his mother,
Mrs. Betty Shell, Thanksgiving
Mrs. Addie B. Pennecost of Fos
sil spent Thanksgiving with her
daughter and husband, Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. David Peterson
Sr. went to Portland Wednesday
evening to spend the holidays
with their son Donald Jr. and
M.r and Mrs. Maurice Brown
spent Thanksgiving at Baker
with Mr. Brown's mother and
The Hugh Samples family of
t-ossil were guests ol Mr. and
Mrs. Mark Samples Thanksgiving
day. Other guests were Mr. and
Mrs. John Green.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Anderson and
family moved to Ellensburg the
first of the week where he will
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Bad Weather Halts
Work on Camp Five
By ELSA M. LEATHERS
Work on the highway that will
connect Kinzua with Camp 5 was
stopped last week due to bad wea
ther. Work will be resumed in the
spring when the weather is set
tled. Bob Warren and Wallace Hen
drix motored to The Dalles Sat
urday to bring Bill Peska home
from the hospital, where he has
been a patient for two weeks. Mr.
Peska will be confined to his
home for some time.
Harve Boyer left Monday morn
ing from Arlington to go to Ba
ker where his aged mother is
seriously ill. Jack Owens took
him to Arlington to catch the
early morning train.
Slip Wright, Marvin Hines, Herb
Wright and Bruce Lindsey of Kin
zua and George Dukek of Fossil
attended the turkey shoot at
Bill Litzell was here for several
days from Portland visiting his
father, Frank Litzell.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Lindsey and
family spent Thanksgiving day
at Boardman with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fortner.
Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Adams and
Mr. and Mrs Leland Brisbois and
families had as their dinner
guests on Thanksgiving day, the
ladies parents, Mr and Mrs. A. A
Williams of Spray.
James A. Walker and son James
Jr. spent several davs In Port
land the first of the week where I day. Mrs. Smith is Mrs. England's do ranch work.
Mechanized fanning has increased the average
yield in Morrow county. Gas-powered machines
speed up the work, reduce the farmer's employ
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Heppner Ph. 1 12
The Dalles Phone 2635
114 E. 2nd St
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