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Heppner, Oregon, Thursday, July 6, 1950
Fair Board. Moving
Along With Plans
For 1950 Exhibition
Make Ample Room
For All Divisions
With the fair season rapidly
approaching, final arrangements
are .being . hurried along at the
fair grounds in order that exhib
itors will have the best accommo.
dations yet for the 1950 Morrow
courity fair. Dates of the annual
event are September '71819'. Some
4-H. club activities are. planned
for the afternoon of September b
to permit 'pfl'lc'i.al judging to be
gin at 9 a. hi. the' morning of
the 7th. "
Work was started tiiis week in
converting the old exhibit hall
into a "modern sheep, swine, wool
and crop exhibits building,. The
finishing touches will be given
the'new 96-foot aluminum shed
Which was erected this spring.
Beef pen classes and other cattle
will be exhibited in this shed
and the aluminum barn. Classes
of all home economics, 4-H and
open classes, flowers, fruits and
vegetables and school exhibits
will be housed in the new fair
pavilion. A modern 4-H club
kitchen is located in this new
building and will be used for
horn eecoriomics demonstrations.
Superintendents of the various
classes who haye been selected
recently, to encourage exhibits in
their . respective divisions and
take care of entries, Include:
Beef, Donald Robinson.
-.Ifc'ILV.flU Jarrait ,
Sheep and wool, Steve Thomp
son. ' !
Dairy, Dick Wightman.
Poultry; rabbits, Dick Wight
man. Saddle horses,. Wranglers.
Grain, Frank Anderson,
j Hay and grasses, Alvin Bunch.
Fruits . and vegetables, Tom
Flowers, Mrs. Tom Wilson.
Community booths, Mrs. O. W.
Home economics, general, Mrs.
Clothing.'.Mrs. Vernon Munkers.
Needlework', Mrs. E. M. Baker.
Mrs. Harold Yan Horn.
Photography and miscellane
ous art work, Mrs. J. G. Barratt.
" Cooking, Mrs. W. E. Hughes.
Canning, Mrs. Ernest Heliker.
School exhibits, Mrs. Edna Tur
ner. 4-H CLUB WORK
Home economics demonstration
contests, Mrs. L. A. McCabe. - '
Clothing, Mrs. John Graves.
Cooking, Mrs. N. C. Anderson.
Knitting, Mrs. E. O. Ferguson.
Child care, Mrs. Jack Loyd.
Style review, Mrs. Walter
Swine, George Currin.'
CliAan tnrfir Prncnnti
Beef, Elmer Palmer, Earl Mc-
Dairy, Vernon Munkers.
Tractor maintenance, Bryce
Contests, ohn Graves.
Pig Scramble, Jerry Brosnan.
Auction sale, Harold Erwin.
Calf Scramble, John Graves.
F. F. A., Francis L. Cook.
Retirement, of $am Boardman Calls To Mind
Highway Park Developrnent;Piring 31 Years
By Ralph Watson
Public Relations Consultant
Sam Boardman became a resi
dent engineer of the State High
way Department on New Year's
Day, 1919. He became Parks Su
perintendent in 1929. He was 75
years of age in December, 1949.
He is due to retire July 1, next,
under the new retirement rule.
He says he is "going fishing"
after that, and that he "knows
all the good holes' where the big
fish are." He ought to for he is
the Father of the far flung system
of state parks which has been
built up under his loving care
since the commission commenced
to build that system way back
in 1925. But those, who are given
to guessing have the idea that
his vacation will be something
like the postman's; he will con
tinue to walk around the Parks
Department and its. parks, handy
where he can be consulted by his
official successor for some little
time yet to "come.
The Park system was born in
the early days of the Columbia
Highway construction when Si
mon Benson donated to the state
the tract of land now named
Benson Park, at Multnomah Falls.
From the start it grew rapidly
by gift and purchase and in a
few instances by condemnation
until now practically every sec
tion of the state has its park
or wavside area set aside and
preserved for the use and enjoy
ment of the citizens of Oregon
and the visitors who travel the
highways of the state.
, The legislature of 1925 set
aside a percentage of the high
way revenues for the purchase,
development and maintenance of
the highway park Kystem. By the
Band to Play For
Rodeo Kickoff Hop
Opening of the 1950 Rodeo sea .
son activities is not far off and
the directors are preparing for
the first big event the annual
kickoff dance, which is scheduled
for Saturday, July 22 at the big
new pavilion on the fair grounds.
For this event the popular dance
band of Jimmy Whetmore has
Deen retained, which gives as
surance that all will be well in
the way of music.
The board met the evening of
June 28 to do more planning for
rne wjoin annual lair ana rodeo
which will be held Thursday thru
Sunday, Septemebr 7-10. At that
time the dance schedule for the
season was adopted and will be
as follows: July 22, kickoff dance;
July 29, Willows grange; August
5, Lexington grange; August 12,
Greenfield grange; August 19,
Knea i.reeK grange; August 2b.
Rodeo dance; September 2. the
queen's dance; September 7-8-9,
Koaeo dances music by Jimmy
Whetmore's band. ' ,
NEW DANCE PAVILION .
Approximately 1000 people at
tended the opening dance at the
new county fair pavilion Satur
day evening, according to Orville
Cutsforth, chairman of the fair
rodeo board and chief SDarkdue
of the building campaign. There
were dances in eitfier end of the
huge buildine and neither was
conscious of the other's presence,
Any anxiety relative to the
condition of the concrete floor
for dancing was soon removed.
The floor on the east end was
spfMritled -wrtrrtht?-Tegtirar wax
spangles and the old-time danc
ing was not hindered in the least.
The regular dance floor was well
covered with' the type of wax
used on shuffleboards and before
the evening wore too far this had
become a part of the surfacine
and was plenty smooth. Around
250 couples participated in each
of the dances and enough people
paid admission to pay expenses
of the party.
Heppner Legion To
Stage Cleanup Sunday
Heppner Post No. 87, American
Legion has set 11 o'clock a. m. as
the hour and Sunday as the day
to hold a cleanup of building and
grounds. There will be a potluck
dinner at noon and members
have been requested to take a
main dish or salad. Cold drinks
and dessert will be furnished.
Following the cleanup there
will be a softball game at the
Rodeo field btween the teams of
the lone and Heppner posts. The
game will start at 3 o clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Carey Hastings,
daughter Clarice and Nancy Ball
left Saturday evening on a sight
seeing jaunt through central and
eastern Oregon. Going ' first to
Bend and Redmond they visited
the famous '" rock gardens -near
there and then on to Ontario,
Wallowa Lake and Cove where
the girls remained for the sum
mer camp. Mr. and Mrs. Hastings
went on to Lewiston, Ida., and
home on Tuesday.
end of. 1928 the state had ac-
ciuired ,98 , park sites scattered
along the highway system of the
state;, 15. of. them being outright
gifts by public spirited owners
and a total of approximately
$109,000. had been spent in pur; ,
chase and development
From the time of his appoint'
ment as State Parks Superinten
dent by the Highway Commission
in 1929, Sam Boardrnan has been
gathering the highway parks
under the ownership and control
of the Highway Commission.
During the period from 1917
to June 30, 1949, the total expen
diture of state funds by the High
way Commission amounted to
$354,915,009. Of this total, the ex
penditure for acquisition, de
velopment, betterment, mainten.
ance and operation of parks was
$2,274i3'44, 'slightly less than two
thirds of one percent of the
a,rpount spent on highways and
roads. The total spent in ' the
purchase of parks during the
period was $903,660; for improve
ments $508,015, and for main
tenance and operation, $862,669.
Listed in a report of the Parks
Superintendent dated June 30,
1949, are 85 major parks through
out the state which have been
developed by the department,
and 46 yet in their natural, or
wild, state awaiting development.
In addition, there are 29 develop
ed wayside view stations, drink
ing fountains and memorials, to
gether with 17 awaiting develop
ment. As of December 31, 1947, a total
of approximately 66,000 acres
was owned or controlled by the
Highway Commission In its park
and wayside area,
A Cloud of Dust That
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- f . , Wfl, sw-o $f v'
Some idea of the hazards of
spray flying may be gained from
this picture taken on the scene
of the spruce budworm control
work in tne Blue mountains
south of Heppner. A sheet of
Old Time Fourth
For lone Visitors
Fine Parade Opens
Program That Ran
Thru to Late Hour
lone was the only place show
ing signs of life Tuesday and it
was plenty lively all day long,
what with a fine program carried
through the day to the accomp
animent of firecrackers and fire,
One of the best parades seen in
these parts in recent years feat
ured the morning activities and
launched the celebration pro
gram. Led by Lee Beckner, lone
Legionnaire and veteran of World
War I, and members of Post 95
including the color and rifle
squads, the long line included
Queen Joan Hisler end Princesses
Jane Seehafer, Betty Graves, Ev
elyn Miller and Kathryn Camp
bell of .the Marrow County Fair
and Rodeo; floats by Victory cafe,
Omar Rietmann, Paul Pettyjohn,
Chevron Gas station, Archer-Daniels
elevator; W. R. Wentworth,
Gus Jannsen, Swanson & Ham
lett, Logan Implement Co., Del
bert Emert, 4-H beef, sewing and
tractor maintenance clubs, Le
gion auxiliary, Wilows grange,
Arnica club, Garden club and Re
bekahs. Children were strongly
in evidence on ponies and bicy
cles. Dorothy Dpbyns and Gary
White introduced something new
in the way of a Chinese ricksha.
The lone Garden club captured
first prize with its flower garden
float. Second 'prize went to the
Arnica club float representing a
play ground with children tn
swimming and riding teeter-totters.
The Chinese ricksha took
first in the children's division,
followed hy Karen Lundell as a
clown on a bicycle, 2nd and Larry
Rietmann on a hot rod scooter
took third place.
A series of races was run off
at the lurf field prior to the pot
luck dinner which was served in
the school gymnasium.
The Mission Indian Legion
team didn't have a walk-away
in either event, but the visitors
did take both of'the .bali games
in the afternoon. They introduced
some sidewinder pitchers in the
softball game who made it tough
for the lone boys, while on the
other hand the Umatillas had
little difficulty connecting for
numerous hits off the; lone pitch
ers. Moving pictures were shown on
the turf field as soon as darkness
set in and at about' 10 o'clock
there was a display of fireworks.
Dancing on the tennis court
wound up the program, the mu
sic being furnished by Rod Es
selstyn's orchestra of Pendleton.
Ted Hart, telephone repairman
of Heppner, handled the announ
cing oyer the loudspeaker system.
Robert C. Stephens went to
The Dalles Saturday to move his
family and household effects to
Heppner. They will reside in one
of the Davidson houses on Aiken
street for the present.
John Happold motored to Port
land Monday to spend the holi
day with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John Farra and
son Jimmie returned Tuesday
to Portland" and Garden Home
where they were guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Jesse Beardsley.
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Sluvter and
son Jeffrey were in Beaverton for
the week-end with relatives, re
turning home Tuesday evening.
Frank Fraters and Gaylord In
gram returned Tuesday from a
week's stay in Monument and
Means Death to Spruce
spray is seen following the plane
as the photographer in the plane
above snaps the picture. While
no accident was reported during
me neppner aisinci reuuoi iy-
ing, it is plain to see what des-
Recent Bride Honored With Miscellaneous
Shower Given By Group of Young Friends
Mrs. Robert Bergstrom, a re
cent bride, was the honoree at a
surprise miscellaneous shower
Wednesday evening at the home
of Mrs. Howard Pettyjohn. Misses
Betty Graves and Colleen Connor
were hostesses. Present were the
Misses June Van Winkle, Joyce
Buschke, Juanita Padberg, Lor
ene Mitchell, Barbara Stout, Rose
Marie Pierson and Francine His
ler. Mrs. Marion Saling and dau
ghter Arleta returned to their
home in Pendleton Saturday after
a week's stay here with her mo-ther-inlaw,
Mrs. Corda Saling.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Parrish are
making plans to move to Hepp
ner. to reside, having. sold their
mountain ranch to Mr. and Mrs.
Ivan Cox. This ranch is known
as the Robinson place and is lo
cated south of Hardman. The
Parrishes expect to vacate about
the last of August.
Mrs. Clara B. Gertson and Mrs.
Pearl Deyine left Sunday by
plane for Seattle where they will
spend the week in attendance at
the Soroptimist International
convention. Returning by way of
Portland they will visit over the
week-end with Mrs. Gertson's
daughter, Mrs. Clair Goheen.
Charles Swendig and son Joe
were over from Redmond Satur
day visiting friends.
Miss June Steagall of Lexing
ton has accepted a , position at
the local bank.
Mrs. Louse Ritchie of Portland,
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Ferguson of
Sacramento, Calif., Mrs. Fern
Sears of Ukiah, Calif-, Mr. and
Mrs. Loyd Ferguson and three
children of Yreka, Calif, arrived
in Heppner Wednesday evening
for a brief visit with Mrs. Fay
Bucknum and Mr .and Mrs. Eu
gene Ferguson. They had been
on a tour of several western
states, having visited Grand Can
yon, Brvce and Zion national
parks, Salt Lake City and many .
otner points oi nu-.esi uu .
the other members of the party
i departed Thursday afternoon for
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rippee of
Condon spent the week-end holi
day at the Hiatt cabin on Willow
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chester of
John Day were weekend guests
of Mr. ad Mrs. Jack Parrish.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Nikander of
Scottsburg, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Case of Seaside and Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Evans of Gearhart are
here to be with their father, M. L.
Case, who is seriously ill at Pio
neer Memorial . hospital. i
Week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Vaughn were Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Gilliam of Twin
Falls, Ida. who stopped over en
route to California on a vacation
MASONS, TAKE NOTICE I
Work in the MM degree Sat
urday evening, July 8. Please be
on hand. Harley Anderson, W. M.
Little Malcolm Hoskins, one of
the twins, gave his family a good
scare Saturday evening when he
drank some furniture polish at
the home of his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank S. Parker. He
was rushed to the hospital and
relieved of the potion. He was a
sick little boy for several hours
and still suffers some with a sore
throat. He is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Hoskins Jr.
Mrs. C. C. Dunham, Mrs. Joe
Hughes, Mrs. Oscar George and
Mrs. Edmond Gonty left bright
and early Wednesday morning
for Seattle to attend the banquet
of the Soroptimist International
perate chances the aviators take
in carrying out the program to
save the forests from destruction
by the budworm and other pests.
iw jiiuua nan uus viuuiij
to return to the base at Yakima.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Parrish
and son Richard arrived Thurs
day afternoon from Los Angeles
to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Parrish, several days before
going to Portland where he will
work. They visited briefly in
Wasco before coming to Heppner.
Raymond has accepted a position
with the Mt. Scott Funeral Home
and was fortunate in securing a
house along ,wu,h the job.
Miss Mary Mollahan is workr
ing as clerk in the J-. C. Penney
Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Turner
and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thomp
son returned Sunday evening
from a week-end trip to Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Pierson mo
tored to Prineville Sunday to
spend the day visiting relatives.
Misses Colleen Prock and Jua
nita Matteson entertained the
last of the week with a miscel
laneous shower complimenting
Miss Peeey Ployhar, bride-elect
of Wayne Martin., Miss Ployhar
is leaving soon for Valdez, Alas
ka where the wedding will take
place. Mr. Martin, who went to
Alaska early in the spring, is
employed in a grocery stcue in
Mrs. Vivian Prock arrived
Thursday from Baker and will be
employed as housekeeper at the
Kilkenny ranch for the present.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Keeling'
and sons Don and Kenneth .spent
the holiday ion a camping trip to
Camas Prairie and Dale.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Lunsford
motored to Long Creek Saturday
to spend the week-end with rel
atives. He is employed on the
highway repair crew here.
Ezra Adkins of Kinzua stopped
over Saturday in Heppner to vis
it friends and on to John Day
for a 10-day vacation during the
time the mill at Kinzua is shut
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Munkers
and Mrs. Leatha Archer spent
g . DicnickinH in the moun
t , 6 wiUow creek and
Tuesday the party went to Pota.
. for "hing trip
Miss Elena Sherman of Ontario
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Vincent over the week-end.
She flew to Pendleton and was
met their by her hosts.
Many people took advantage
of the -opportunity afforded them
by the long week-end to make
picnic jaunts into the nearby
hills. Among those on upper Wil
low creek Sunday were Mr. and
Mrs. E. R. Prock, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Waggoner and daughters,
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Wells, Mrs.
Linnie Louden, Mrs. Kate Thomp.
son, Mrs. Madge Bryant, Mr. and
Mrs. Claude Cox, Mr. and Mrs.
William Cox and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Snyder and Stanley Mi
nor. Several parties spent the en
tire holiday on camping trips
while others stayed only the one
at the Olympic hotel this eve
ning. The ladies . will return to
Heppner Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Doolittle
have returned from Portland
where they visited a week with
their son Paul and daughter Mar
garet and other relatives. During
their stay, Paul was graduated
from the electrical school which
he has been attending. The gra
duation exercises were held at
Seaside and some 100 members
were elevated to the journeyman
class. Saturday, Mr. and Mrs.
Doolittle motored to Elgin where
they spent the weekend with Mr.
ana Mrs. waiter Kood and on
July 4th the party enjoyed, a pic.
mc ni uungnon La(e,
At 8 A. M. Today
Zoomine over town at about
8:45 this morning four planes of
the Central Aircraft of Yakima
circled around two or three times
before taking off for the' home
port, signifying the big spray
ine lob on the Heppner divi
sion of the Umatilla National for
est had been completed. Some of
the planes left Wednesday, with
enough remaining here to com
plete the approximately i,ouo
acres which took about four
hours flying this morning.
Forest officials and the con
tracting firm are highly elated
over accomplishing the biggest
single piece of work in the bud
worm control campaign without
an accident. Some 180,000 acres
of forest were sprayed. The record
was not so clear on some of the
It is expected that another sec.
tion of the forest will be sprayed
in 1951. The Willow and Rhea
creek basins were not included
in the 1950 campaign and it will
be necessary to go over that part
of the district if the pest is to be
FLORIDANS PAY VISIT
Here for the first time in 10
years, Dr. and Mrs. I. D. Seiler of
West Palm Beach, Fla. spent a
few days at the home of his bro-
late Mrs. E. . W. -Moyer was Dr.
Seller's twin sister. The visitors
came west to attend the Shrine
convention in Los Angeles and
headed north to see their rela
tives. They visited James Moyer
in tne veterans hospital at van
couver before coming to Heppner
Dr. Seiler is a retired dentist. He
practiced at Lorraine, Ohio from 1
September 28, 1905 to September
28, 1944, going from there to Flo
rida where he purchased two and
one-half acres in what is now
Mangonia Park a settlement of
retired 1 families living under
their own incorporation and en
joying a distinctively low tax
This office enjoyed several lit
tle visits with Dr. Seiler. The vis
itors departed Wednesday on
their way back to the southeast,
going via Chicago and points in
Many People Come
"Home" to Join In
Miss Alice Nichoson of Port
land spent the 4th at the home of
her mother, Mrs. Edith Nichoson.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Bolman left
for their home . in Bakersfield,
Calif. Monday morning after vis
iting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Heliker for
a week. They will visit relatives
at North Bonneville and Portland
and go home via the coast route.
Mr. a,nd Mrs. Robert McCabe
of Forest Grove are visiting rela
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Linn spent
a few days in Portland last week.
Mr. Linn returned there this
week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin ' Lind-
strom and; Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
McCabe recently returned from
trip to Vancouver, B. C. and
visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hel
ena at Seattle.
Christening services were held
for Theresa Kay, daughter of Mr.
arid Mrs. Charles O'Connor, at
3 p. m. Sunday afternoon at their
home with Rev. E. L. Tull, vicar
of All Saints Episcopal church of
Heppner officiating. Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Lindstrom were the godfa
ther and godmother. A reception
was held afterward with Mrs.
Garland Swanson and Mrs.
Franklin Lindstrom serving. Ap
proximately 25 people were pre
sent. Several from here attended the
Pomona grange at Rhea creek
Mr .and Mrs. Beecher Emert
and Mrs. Mary Emert were recent
visitors in Oaksdale, Wash. They
took Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Emert
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Lutje of
The Dalles are now living at ihs
Holmes Gabbert ranch. The Ray
mond Bentons having moved to
Mrs. Franklin Ely who is at
tending summer school in Port
land spent the week-end at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Sovereign
and children, Sharon and Jack,
of Grays Harbor, Wash, are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Beecher
Emert. Mrs. Sovereign and Mrs
Emert are sisters.
Osel Inskeep, A. C. Swanson
and Elmer West spent Sunday at
Mrs. Henry Peterson returned
home from the Pioneer Memorial
hospital Sunday where she has
been a patient.
Mrs. Arthur Stefani Sr. has
been ill at her home
Miss Virginia Smith and Rood
fcKieDerry or Hermiston were
married at Cathlamet, Wash, on
June z5. The Ekleberrys were
former residents of Morgan.
jonn Botts wes reelected as
school director at Morean.
Mrs. Hazel Beers of Eaele Creek
is visiting at the home of her
stsier, Mrs. Echo Faimateer
Miss Clara Ann Swales spent
402 People Added
To County Since
Census of 1940
Gain of 9.26 Per
Cent Noted; Town
Count Not Released
Morrow county added 402 peo-
nle in the 10-vear period, 1940-
1950, according to figures releas
ed this week bv the bureau of the
census. This represents a growth
of 9.26 per cent.
The DODulation of the state of
Oregon jumped 38.58 per cent in
the 10-year span, going from 1,
089,684 in 1940 to 1,510,148 in
All but four counties registered
gains ranging from 2.86 per cent
to 169.58 per cent. Baker lost 12.
18; Gilliam 1.30; Sherman 2.62,
and Wallowa 5.39. Jefferson,
scene of new irrigation project
development, topped the list with
a gain of 169.58 per cent. Willam
ette valley and coast counties
showed largest population gains,
although Crook and Umatilla
counties have increased heavily,
the former by 61.59 and the latter
Figures treating on the local
count have not been released and
it will not be definitely known
where the largest part of 402 new
people are located. It is presumed
that the north end projects at Ir
rigon and Boardman will account
for a goodly share of the Increase,
lone, .Lexingtpn and Heppner
have all experienced considera
ble residence construction but
much, of this has been due to lo
cal building to accomodate peo
ple already here. However, a
count in 1945 gave Heppner 1640.
This was taken by representativ
es of the secretary of state s of
fice and while not recognized by
the bureau of the census, was
ATTENDED GUARD SCHOOL
A fire guard school was con
ducted at Tupper station June
28-30 for the benefit of forest
service employes and those con
templating doing guard duty
during the current season. Billy
McCaleb, who recently resigned
his post as first clerk at the local
postolfice, was among those tak
ing the training and he will have
a station during the summer.
Heppner Branch Of
1st National Shows
As of June 30, deposits of $4,-
296,825 and loans of $1,007,056
were reported for the Heppner
branch of the First National
Bank of oPrtland by Merle Beck
et, local manager.
On June 30. 1949. deposits were
$4,618,694 and loans $990,915.
The First National Bank of
Portland, with 45 branches, re
ported June 30 deposits at $478,-
766,582; loans at $176,256,994 and
total resources at $518,679,679,
according to F. N. Belgrano, Jr.
On June 30, 1949, deposits were
$458,205,572; loans, $156,556,423,
and total resources, $497,187,407.
'The excellent earnings of The
First National Bank of oPrtland
made it possible for us to place
in effect on July 1 increased in
terest rates for our savings depos
itors," Belgrano said.
Depositors now receive ivs per
cent interest on all savings ac
counts up to and including $10,
000 and 1 per cent interest on any
amount in excess of $10,000. The
rates of interest previously paid
by the bank were 1 per cent on
the first $5,000 and one-half per
cent on any amount in excess of
$5,000, Belgrano pointed out.
Not Required Here
Campfire permits are not re
quired on the Umatilla National
forest this year, announces Glenn
Parsons, Heppner forest ranger.
The forest officials are trying an
experiment this season and if the
public cooperates in the manner
desired the practice of issuing
permits may be discontinued in
This does not mean that all
precautions are thrown to the
winds. On the contrary, the peo.
pie are urged to exercise every
rule of good camping practice
and the requirements relative to
carrying an axe. a bucket and a
shovel, and positively no smok
ing except as provided are in full
force and effect from July 1 to
Mrs. Ida Turner of Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. Noland Turner of
Bend and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell
Turner of Pilot Rock were here
Saturday for the funeral services
of the late Monroe Turner.
David and Will Hynd visited
the Hynd Bros, ranch at Cecil
Thursday, this being the first trip
David has made there since his
illness of the early spring.
Departng houseguests of Mr.
and Mrs. Douglas Ogletree are
Mr. and Mrs. Van Laanen of
Maupin, Mrs. Jessie Batty of Kim.
berley and two guests from Se
attle, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bat
ty of Kimberley and Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Batty of Hardman.
Mr .and Mrs. James VanovtT
have moved into the Corntt
Green house on Linden Way.