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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, November 16, 1950
"Back To School
National Ed. Veek
Around 75 patrons attended the
"Back to School Night" at the
school house Thursday evening
in keeping with National Educa
tion Week. The elementary grad-1
es and the high shool were vis- i
ited. The work of the year was
explained. This meeting gave the j
parents an dteachers an oppor-!
tunity to get acquainted and to
let the parents know what the
pupils were doing. Refreshments
were served by the teachers. Place
cards were in the form of minia
ture slates. The tables were dec
orated with school houses, the
log school house, the little red
school house, the lone school
building and the school house of
The Maranatha club met at the
Congregational church October 8,
with Mrs. Ralph Crurn and Mrs.
Kenneth Smouse as hostesses.
Mrs. Walter Corley was elected
president in the place of Mrs.
Noel Dobyns who resigned, and
Mrs. L. L. Howton was elected
vice presidnt. These officers and
Mrs. E. M. Baker, secretary-treas.
urer, were installed by Mrs. Wal
lace Matthews. The club sent a
CARE package to Greece and will
sendclothing to Austria. Boxes
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will be placed at the Bristow and
Swanson stores for the used clo
thing and will be packed and
sent at the next meeting. Dec. 13,
at the E. M. Baker home. The
club mended the song books of
the Cooperative church after the
business meeting. Refreshments
Armistice day was observed
here with a parade of the color
guard of the American Legion
post 95 ad the school band. They
marched to the memorial flag
pole and plaque at the turfed
field. The band, led by Alan Ro.
bertson, played the Star Spang
led Banner during the flag rais
ing, a wreath was placed on the
memorial plaque in memory of
those who gave their lives for
tneir country, a prayer was said
by Rev. A. Shirley, numbers were
played by the band. Henry Osi-
bov, superintendent of the lone
school, gave the Armistice Day
address. Highlights of his speech
were: "In every city, town, and
hamlet throughout the length
and breadth of this fair land of
ours today there are thoughts of
tne iromal observance of Armis.
tiee. Yes, we are parading, think
ing, praying and talking of arm
istice the cessation of hostili
ties. In the last 50 years we have
participated in a half score or
more of struggles, the last of
wnichh as not reached its armis
tice. The golden means of demo
cracy alone is strong enough to
hold the balance and resolve this
world crisis. It is to us that the
people of the whole free world
look fora solution. Every man
and every woman, free to think
and suggest, must Dut forth all
effort to keep the armed truce
arm evolve a solution other than
A potluck dinner was served at
tne Legion hall following the Da-
rade. Around 100 people were
served. Several went to Heppner
where the lone post took part in
me paraae ana attended the foot
ball game and banquet.
PETERSON TELLS OF TRIP
Oscar Peterson and son Orald
who returned recently from an 81
aay tour ot t-urope, told the fol
iwo ingexepriences: "We were
met by the tour guide, E. B
Wright, at Southampton, Eng
and taken to the Mt. Roval ho
tel in London where we made our
home for six days. We saw many
interesting things in this grand
old city. Special visits were to
The Tower of London, Westmins
ter Abby, St. Paul's Cathedral
Piccadilly Circus, Windsor Cas
tie, Stoke Poges Church and Ma
nor, made famous by Thomas
Gray in his "Elegy in a Country
Churchyard". The Penns, rela
tives of William Penn, lived at
Two days were spent on farms
in bussex county and near Dork
ing which is a rich farminB coun
try. Dairying, root crops and
grains are raised and the farm.
ers seemed prosperous and han
py. Two men from the National
Farmers Union of England were
with us. The Farmers Union is
given credit for stabilized prices.
We left London for York and
Edinburgh. There we visited
Yorkminster Cathedral. We saw
the homes of Robert Louis Stev
enson and Arthur Conan Doyle,
also statues of Sir Walter Scott
and Robert Burns. We visited Kd
inburgh Castle and Palace of Ho.
lyroad House. We visited the
tarms of David Lowe and Sons
at Murrelburgh and D. C. Wan-
ron and -Sons at East Lothian
These farms are large and hikh-
ly diversified. Mr. Lowe says the
present form of government not
so good that folks are paid not to
worK du: our guide was of a dif
ferent opinion; says that more
folks enjoy a good living and
better medical care than ever
We left Sept. 22 on the boat
Venus for Brogen, Norway, a
clean looking city of 100,000 on
the famous fjords of Norway.
Much fishing is done there. Nor
way is picturesque. They could
capitalize on it as they do in
Switzerland. We visited the small
farms near Oslo. The Norwegi
ans will come back if any people
ever will. Sunday is their Sab
bath day and is religiously kept
In Sweden we found the Swed.
ish Economic association and the
ministry of state working togeth
er almost 100 percent. Farmers
seem prosperous and contented.
Electric energy is everywhere
and is state owned. There are
many evergreen trees and much
greenery as is also found in Nor
way. No trees are cut without
government permission. We vis
ited Stockholm, a very pretty city
called the "Venice of the World."
We went to Denmark next. It
is very up-to-date in cooperative
and farming methods. We visited
the castles of Fredericksbprg and
Kronberg and the Grundvig
church. Went on the Danish Riv
iera. Denmark is a great dairy
We visited a bit of Germany.
The countryside is beautiful and
highly productive. Hamburg and
Bremen were badly bombed. Sa.
muel Johnson said "War is hell"
and it is.
Holland is a most interesting
country. In the lowlands, reclaim
ed from the Zuider Zee, is much
farming. The Zuider Zee is sep
arated from the North Sea by a
high dike 22 miles long. It rivals
some of our great engineering
We then went to Paris and
France. A great people and coun
try but many times misunder
stood. Torn between war and
strife for many centuries but still
a great country. Paris is a sub
stantial city of 6 million souls
built mostly when a franc was
five francs to the dollar instead
DATES TO BEMEMBEB Nov. 17,
REC of Willowi grants at th hall In
the afternoon. Nov. 18, WUlowi grange
meeting, potluck at 6:30. Nov. SI, Legion-auxiliary
8 o'clock. Nov. 87, Begu-
lar meeting P-TA S p. m. Nov, 26. Pot
luck dinner at Cooperative chnrch at
Mrs. E. M. Baker recently entertained
the Eastern Star social club at her
The ground was covered with snow
Sunday morning but it soon melted.
Beit Johnson and sister. Miss OIrd
Johnson of Portland are visiting here.
The floor in the Catholic church has
been revarnished and weather proof-
ins has been put on the outside.
Mr. and Mrs. John Eubanks and Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Stefani Sr. visited
Walter Eubanks, who is a patient in
The Dalles hospital, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Roundy and chil
dren of Kennewick were recent visitors
at the John Bryson home.
Miss Mary Jepsen and Elmer and
Harold Holtz spent the week-end with
Miss .Mary Holtz who is attending bus
iness college in Tacoma.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lindstrom are
spending a few days in Portland.
Mrs. Edith Nichoson has been 111 at
Mr. and Mrs. DeBondt of Forest
Grove spent the week-end with their
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Russell De Bondt. They were accom
panied by Mr. ajid Mrs. Avis Crosley
of Forest Grove.
Mrs. Frak Ellis is home from the
Pioneer Memorial hospital in Heppner
following an appendectomy. Her mo
ther, Mrs. Kent Eubanks of Vafe, is
staying with her but her father return
Guests at the Eldon Madden home
last week were Mrs. James Heatherly
and Mrs. Wib Morrow and children
from California and Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Leosls of Walla Walla.
Mrs. Noel Dobyns is a patient at the
St. Vincent's hospital in Portland fol
lowing a major operation which she
underwent Friday. She is reported as
getting along satisfactorily.
Rev. A. Shirley states that the fur
nace for the Cooperative church will be
installed Nov. 20. The ladies will serve
dinner to the men that work.
Dr. Roberto Hooker of Forest Grove
will have charge of the services at the
Cooperative church Nov. 26 and be the
speaker at the P-TA meeting Nov. 27.
Mrs. Paul O'Meara and Mrs. George
Myles entertained the Birthday club at
the Congregational church Saturday af
ternoon in honor of Mrs. Elsie Peter
son and Mrs. A. Shirley.
The American Legion auxiliary met
at the home of Mrs. Victor Rietmann
Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 11 Forty-three
dozen cookies were brought by the
members. They were packed and sent
to the veterans at the Roseburg hospi
tal. Thirty dollars worth of gifts were
sent to the gift shop in the Portland
veterans hospital. The Rebekahs, the
Arnica and Maranatha clubs and in
dividuals gave money for the gifts to
the Yanks. Refreshments were served
by Mrs. Rietmann.
Bridge and pinochle were played at
the Eastern Star card party at Masonic
hall Friday evening. In bridge, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Osibov made high scores
and Mrs. E. R. Lundell and Omar Riet
mann second high. Mr. Osibov and
Mrs. Omar Rietmann received jack high
prize. In pinochle, Ed Buschke and
Mrs. Chares O'Connor made high score
and Louis Buschke and Mrs. James
Lindsay second high. Herbert Ekstrom
and Mrs. Adon Hamlett won the 300
pinochle prize, and Mrs. Ed Buschke
the door prize. Pie and coffee were
served after the games. Proceeds of the
evening will go toward a new oil stove.
The study meeting of the Topic club
was held at the home of Mrs. Adon
Hamlett Friday afternoon, with Mrs.
John Proudfoot and Mrs. Cleo Drake
as co-hostesses. The book, "The Pearl"
by John Steinbeck was reviewed by
Mrs. Proudfoot. Mrs. Drake told of the
author's life and Mrs. Hamlett told of
the resources of Mexico. Mrs. Proud
foot donated "The Pearl" to the lone
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Propst of Ida
ho visited at the home of their sister-in-law,
Mrs. Ella Davidson last week
and Mrs. Davidson accompanied them
to Portland to visit other relatives.
Mrs. Clara Kincaid visited at the
home of her brother, Jesse Mason, In
The Dalles last week.
Omar Rietmann was elected mayor of
lone in the city election Nov. 7. He re
ceived 66 votes and his opponent, Oscar
Lundell 47 votes. Councilmen elected
were Paul Pettyjohn. Lee Beckner, and
Earl McCabe. George Ely was elected
Lrerorder and justice of the peace, Mrs.
Echo Palmateer. treasurer. 120 votes
were cast in the city election and 242
in the precinct. The Rebekahs served a
turkey dinner on election day.
Miss Ruby "Ann Rietmann, student
at EOCE. spent the week-end with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rietmann.
Mr. and Mrs. Omar Rietmann re
ceived word that their son Gene, who
is with the U. S. army In Fort Ord.
Calif, would be home Tuesday.
O. E. Palmateer of Salem, a repre
sentative of the Standaad Oil company,
showed films to -the pupils at the school
house Wednesday of last week and to
the public at the Legion hall In the
evening. These pictures are made possi
ble by the Traveling Audi6"-Vlsual Aids
and the. Standard Oil company. While
here, Mr. Palmateer was a guest at the
H. O. Ely and the Gordon White homes.
He is a cousin of Mrs. Ely.
Mrs. Frederick Martin gave a birth
day party Nov. 8 In honor of her son
Ralph who was six years old. The pu
pils of the first grade were his guests.
Ivan Akers, 10-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Wilbur Akers, is ill at his
home with the rheumatic fever.
Mrs. Lana Padberg and son Darrell
spent Friday in Hermlston.
Frederick Martin spent last week at
Suttle Lake and Madras.
Kenneth Smouse returned home from
Los' Angeles November 8. He took his
mother, Mrs. Anne Smouse, down to
stay with the Paul Smouses whose
small son Is convalescing from polio.
Mrs. Harlan Devin and children of
Condon spent the week end with her
mother, Mn, Lana Padberg.
J. Palmer Sorlien. Minister
Morning worship and sermon
at 11 a. m. Special music by the
choir, Oliver Cre.swick director.
Sunday church school at 9:45,
Oliver Creswick, superintendent.
A class for all beginning at three
years old. Also Youth Fellowship
class and adult Bible class.
Thuisday choir practice at 7:30
Suzanna Wesley circle of the
W.S.C.S will not meet this week.
Union Thanksgiving service at
the Methodist church Wednesday,
Nov. 22, at 7:30 p. m. The Rev. R.
J. McKowen is the speaker.
ALL SAINTS MEMORIAL
Holy communion 8 a. m.
Church school 9:45 a. m.
Morning prayer and sermon, 11.
Thanksgiving Day service: Ho
ly communion and sermon at 10.
This will be the only week-day
Boy Scouts, Wednesday even
ing, 7:30 to 9.
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