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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, November 2, 1950
Storms Shut Down
In Monument Area
Most sawmills In the surround,
ing country were closed down
Thursday and Friday due to hea
vy winds.. The local mill was
forced to close down when word
was received that the planer and
factory at Heppner had burned.
They hope to be able to reopen
by Monday or Tuesday. Logging
operations were forced to close
down due to wind and rain.
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Cumings
of Chicago are here for a visit.
The Cumings sold their ranch
last year to Lee Roy Quinlan.
Since leaving here Mr. Cumings
has attended school in Chicago.
The Rho Bleakmans and the
Stanley Musgraves have been
burning slash for the past two
weeks. They burned on their own
ranches, the school section, Ca
pon Brothers and in Round Basin.
Friends in Monument of Mr.
and Mrs. Elzie Vinson were sad
dened to hear of Mrs. Vinson's
death at her home near Heppner
last Friday. The Vinson family
resided in the Monument area
for many years. In fact, most of
the children were raised in this
D. C. Hickman, sawyer at the
Powell mill, was injured this
week when his sleeve caught in
the saw. While the injury wasn't
as serious as it might have been,
it will keep him from work for
Mrs. Bob Lesley and two sons
were shopping in Bend several
days last week.
ivirs. Walter Johnson of .Send
brought her mother, Mrs. Mabel
Cork and her uncle, Bill Flowers
to Monument to visit with Mrs.
York's two sons Roy and Harold.
Mr. Flower is from North Dakota.
It had been 54 years since he and
his sister had seen each other.
He expects to make an extended
visit in eastern and central Ore
gon before returning to his home.
Mrs. Louisa Fleming and dau
ghter Shirley Mae spent the week
end at Prairie City as guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kimberling.
The rainy weather has been
tough on elk hunters. So far not
many kills have been reported.
Comfort . . .
House Coats in Chenille for Children,
214; for ladies, 12-20
House Coats in Printed Rayon,
Quilted Lounging Robes in Taffeta,
Clipped Rayon Lounging Robes
For every day use or just right for
Christmas gifts. The assortment is
The high school students and
faculty are hoping everyone will
keep in mind the date Nov. 4.
This is the date of their play and
Mrs. Eva Bellenbrock of Court
rock spent some time in Heppner
last week. She had some dental
work done while there.
Mr. and Mrs. Rho Bleakman
and daughters of Top were visit
ing in town Saturday.
Mrs. Fayre Sweek and Stanley
Musgrave had to report in Can
yon City Monday for jury duty.
They were dismissed for another
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Barnard who
made an extended visit to Eu
gene and other points returned
Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Cliff
Merrill. The Merrills make an
annual visit to Monument. This
year their visit was short as they
had to return as far as The Dalles
to visit with their son Mareth and
his wife. Mareth has reenlisted in
the army and will report soon to
Mr. and Mrs. Ivory Jewell are
the proud parents of a baby boy
born in John Day this week. Mrs.
Jewell and the baby came home
Saturday. Mrs. Ida Bleakman
stayed at the Jewell home and
cared for the two older children
while Mrs. Jewell was in the hos
Earl Isom and wife of The Dal
les were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Rho Bleakman over the week
end. They enjoyed hunting while
here. They left for their home
Walt Bastien of Top was hurt
while riding for cattle Monday,
His horse leu over backwards
with him, cutting a deep gash
over one eye and injuring his
shoulder. Mrs. Bastien drove him
to The Dalles Wednesday for a
medical checkup. It was found he
was not seriously injured.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Holmes are
driving a new car these days.
Mr. and Mrs. Rho Bleakman
and daughter Rhoene expect to
leave Monday for Ukiah where
Rhoene will select a calf for 4-H
work for the ensuing year.
Archie Hamilton of Prineville
had the misfortune to overturn
his jeep pickup as he was coming
from work on Rudio mountain
He was accompanied by Frank
PUisbury, also of Prineville. For.
tunately neither was injured but
each was well shaken up. Even
the jeep was not too seriously
Mrs. Sophia Knighten of lone
was in town Sunday. She yisited
relatives and friends here.
Iffie Stewart and Eppler Dick
ey of John Day were overnight
guests of Mr. and Mrs. George
Stirritt and Mrs. Fred Shank on
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pampaian
and daughter of Fresno, Calif,
were overnight guests of the Stir,
ritts and Shanks Monday.
Mrs. Emma Miller of Oregon
City was a visitor at the Albert
Schunk and Dewey Britt homes
over the week-end.
EVENT OF WEDNESDAY
Miss Betty Walker, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Eslie Walker, be
came the bride of Max Gentry,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Etcyl Gentry
of Ava Missouri, at morning nup.
tials at the Methodist church
Wednesday with Rev. J. Palmer
Sorlien reading the double ring
service. The bride, given in mar
riage by her father, wore an af
ternoon frock of turquoise blue
taffeta with black accessories
and a corsage of red rosebuds.
Mrs. George Rugg was her only
attendant. Orrin Wright Jr. was
best man. Immediately following
the ceremony the couple left for
Missouri where they will visit for
a month returning to Heppner
Mrs. Gentry, a popular member
of the younger set, graduated
from Heppner high school with
the class of 1950 and is employ
ed as receptionist at Pioneer Me
morial hospital. She was a prin
cess of the 1949 rodeo court. Mr.
Gentry, since his arrive! from the
middle west, has been employed
at the Clifford Herman ranch.
WEDDING DATE SET
Miss Marjorie Graves, daughter
of Rev. and Mrs. Shelby E. Gra
ves of Heppner and John D. Bu
chanan have chosen Friday, No
vember 17 as the date for their
marriage. The wedding ceremony
will be held in the Heppner
Church of Christ and will be a
public one. A reception will be
held in the church parlors fol
lowing the ceremony. Friends and
relatives are invited.
Study of Reading
The elementary teachers of the
county are meeting at the Hepp
ner school tonight for a study of
Reading. Miss Bernice Hughes,
educational consultant for the
Scott-Foresman publishing com.
pany and former member of the
stte department of education,
will be here to meet and coun
sel with the group on their prob
Much time and effort is being
devoted to the improvement of
the Reading program in the
schools, particularly in develop
ment of new and better materials
and more effective ways of teach
ing such materials.
"The teachers of our county are
consantly on the alert for guid
ance and welcome the opportu
nity to meet with Miss Hughes,"
Henry E. Tetz, county superin
tendent, stated. "The task of
teaching all children to read is
universal problem, and exper
ience has shown that there is no
one solution or best method of
Heppner American Legion Hall
MUSIC BY SERENADERS
Admission, $1.25 per Person
LUNCH WILE. BE SERVED
Teachers To Inspect
McNary Dam Project
In order to become better in
formed through first hand infor
mation of one of the great re
sources of the Pacific Northwest,
conducted through the McNary
Dam project Monday, November
G. Schools' will be dismissed at
noon to provide for this four-hour
tour which will permit a thor
ough inspection of all phases of
the county teachers are being the project.
Irrigon teachers will be hosts
for this tour and for the dinner
and meeting of the teachers lat
er. This is the second of five
meetings scheduled by the tea
chers of the county for a study
of their mutual problems.
Morrow Co. Farm Bureau
urges you to vote 3 1 4 X YES
For Balanced Reapportionment
This is a constitutional amendment that gives the voters a voice
in reapportionment of the legislature. It has the backing and
sponsorship of the Oregon Farm Bureau Federation as a method
of reapportionment giving each section of the state fair and equit
able representation in the legislature.
Be Sure to VOTE And VOTE 314 X YES!
Pd. Adv. by Morrow County Farm Bureau, Mrs. E. M. Baker, Secretary, lone, Oregon
STAR BS REPORTER
Admission prices afternoon and evening, unless specifically advertised to be otherwise Children t
Est. Price .17, Fed. Tax .03, TOTAL 20c; Grade and High School Students II years and overt Bat.
Price .40, Fed. Tax. .10, TOTAL 50c; Adults: Est. Price .50, Ted. Tax .10, TOTAL 800. livery Child
occupying a seat must have a ticket.
'Sunday shows continuous from 1pm. Phone 1472 for starting time of the dif
ferent shows. All programs except Sunday start at 7:30 p. m.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov. 2, 3, 4
Tarzan And The Slave Girl
Lex Barker, Vanessa Brown, Robert Alda,
Hurd Hatfield, Denise Darcel in action
and adventure with Edgar Rice Bur
roughs' fabled hem
Storm Over Wyoming
Tim Holt and his friend Chito Rafferty
bring you good, clean fun and hard-riding,
Sunday-Monday, Nov. .5-6
Abbott and Costello
In The Foreign Legion
The camels rock with glee and the Com
mandant with misery as this gruesome
twosome dons the uniform of the Foreign
It is the fundamental privilege and duty
of every American to vote his personal
convictions on Election Day, Tuesday,
Tuesday-Wednesday. November 7-8
Please Believe Me
Deborah Kerr, Robert Walker, Mark Stev
ens, Peter Lawford, James Whitmore,
Spring Byington, J. Carrol Naish
Top-quality players keep this neat com.
edy light and airy all the way.
Thursday-Friday-Saturday, Nov. 9-10-11
Boy From Indiana
Lon McCallister, Lois Butler, Billie Burke,
As much fun as a state fair.. .this whole
some film features the quarter horse, so
popular in our part of the country. Plus
Gunman of Abilene
Gold strike! In the old, untamed days of
the roaring west! And Rocky Lane is right
in the middle of all the excitement.
On this Armistice Day we pay tribute to
all those heroes who have sacrificed their
lives for our country.
FOOTBALL Heppner High vs. Hermiston
High at Heppner Rodeo Field
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IT TAKES A MAN who in eight years has gained
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