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Annual Meeting Of
S. C District To Be
Held at Boardman
By Mrs. FLOSSIE COATS
The annual Soil Conservation
meeting will be held in Board
man Friday, January 26, an all
day meeting beginning at 10:00
a. m. Afternoon speakers will be
Ralston Hurlbutt, field agrono
mist for the Pullman, Wash.,
grass nursery of the U. S. Soil
Conservation service. Also sched
uled to speak is Melvin Hay
good, irrigation specialist from
Oregon State college. Other fea
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Obeys speed limits
Stops completely at stop signs
Drives in and turns from the proper lane
Observes passing regulations and no-passing zones
Yields right-of-way and observes crosswalks for pedestrians
Stops when approaching standing school buses until safe to
Exercises special caution at railway-grade crossings
Refuses to drive after drinking
Drives defensively, anticipating what others may do.
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This advertisement sponsored by the Soroptimist Club of Heppner In the interest,
of safer driving In town and on the highways.
tures will be a movie and slides
on land leveling and ditch struc
ture, by Mr. Louis Parton, super
visor. Thursday afternoon, January
18, a soil conservation meeting
was held at the home of Arnold
Hoffman. Present were Nels An
derson, county extension agent,
Heppner; supervisor Louis Part
on, Stanfield, Clyde Robinson,
Bill Forthman, Sam Davis and
Mr. Hoffman. Anderson explain
ed how soil and PMA work to
gether. Mrs. Hoffman served re
freshments. Mrs. Marion Hill has returned
to her work as operator at Mess
ner, after several weeks vacation
spent at her home in Telocaset.
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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, January 25, 1951
Mrs. O. H. Bengston and little
daughter Hilda, who visited here
two weeks with Mrs. Bengston's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Benge, left this morning for their
home in Medford. The Gazette
Times mentioned last week that
Mrs. Bengston's husband is a
member of the legislature. That
was a misstatement. He was a
member of the lower house dur
ing the 1949 session and sought
the nomination in 1950 for the
senate but was defeated.
Mrs. Jack Mulligan has re
turned home from the St. Anth
ony's hospital in Pendleton
where she has been a patient
the past week.
Ladies Aid Silver Tea met at
the home of Mrs. Earl Briggs
Wednesday afternoon, Mrs. Wm.
Nickerson assisting as co-hostess.
After the regular business
the ladies served refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Tannehill
and daughters were guests for
a few das at the home of Tanne
hill's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Clyde Tannehill. Donald has
been transferred from the dis
patcher's office in Portland to
LaGrande. Mrs. Tannehill and
daughters are remaining in
Boardman until the household
furniture is moved to LaGrande.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Ferguson
motored to Heppner Wednesday,
spent the week end in Portland
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hayes
with their sons-in-law and
daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie
Ballino, and Mr. and Mrs. W.
Beall and daughter Patty. Jeffer
son Hayes and Mrs. Robert Har
yood were in charge of the gro
cery store during their absence.
Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Macomber
motored to Pendleton Saturday
and were guests of their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Rev. Morton of the Presbyter
ian Church, Stanfield held serv
ity church Sunday. The Misses
ices in the Boardman Commun
Wanda Needles and Jean Scott
motored to Stanfield, conducting
the services there.
Ray Gronquist has leased the
Hancock service station, has
taken possession, and is now
open for business. For a short
time Gronquist will also keep
the Phillips station in operation.
Mrs. Kaharine Heck left for
her home in Seattle Sunday af
ter staying two weeks at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Eva
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gillespie
and daughter Billie of Othello,
Wash., were week end guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Zearl
Gillespie. The two boys are bro
thers. Mr. and Mrs. Max Dewesse of
Stayton arrived Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Lea Root
and will remain for an indefinite
stay. The two ladies are sisters.
Sunday the Dewesses and Roots
were dinner guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Macomber
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller
motored to La Grande Friday to
visit their daughter, Miss Mildred
Miller, who had undergone a ton
sillectomy Friday morning. Mr,
and Mrs. Miller returned home
Saturday evening, at which time
Miss Miller was doing nicely.
Allen Billinggs who has been
a student at Oregon State the
past term returned hmae Satur
day and will remain for a time.
Boardman basketball team de
feated the Irrigon team on the
home floor Friday evening with
a score of 60-29. Stanley Shattuck
was high point man with 20. In
the preliminary ggme the Board
man graders won from the Irri
gon graders with a score of 23-17.
The regular home extension
.meeting was held in Boardman
Monday, Jan. 15. Subject was In.
Inerspring Cushion repair. A pre
liminary meeting for upholstery
was held Jan. 19. These meetings
were held in the grange hall and
Mrs. Maude Caswell, hame ex
tension agent, was leader. The
next regular meeting will be
Feb. 19. Subject will be lamp
shades. The upholstery workshop
will also be held in February,
date to be announced later.
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Following a bountiful New
Years dinner at the E. R. Settles
home, the above group assembl
ed in the yard to have a picture
taken. It was one of those occas
ions that are not extremely rare
but which happen only occasion
ally, for there were four genera
tions represented. First in line is
For Day -No Lights
By MILLIE WILSON
Mrs. Emily D. Miller, publicity
chairman of the American Le
gion auxiliary, Monument Unit
No. 148, reports that the Disabled
War Veterans have begun mak
ing poppies. Making memorial
poppies which the people of Am.
erica will wear in honor of the
nation's war dead on Poppy Day
next May, is being started by the
American Legion auxiliary in
veterans hospitals in many parts
of the country. Poppy making
will give profitable and benefi
cial employment to thousands of
disabled veterans during the
winter and spring months. More
than 30,000,000 of the little red
memorial flowers are expected to
be made for the Auxiliary.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mel lor are the
proud parents of a baby boy
born January 15. The young man
tipped the scales at nine pounds.
He has been named Marcus Joe,
Mrs. Mellor and the baby return
ed home from the hospital on
Sunday. This is the Mellors' third
child. Besides the baby boy they
nave two daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gates and
Clarence Holmes returned last
Sunday from a trip to Medford.
Vernon Bell of Heppner, a
grandson of Mrs. Jessie Batty,
enrolled in the Monument high
school last week. He will stay
with his uncle, Kenneth Batty.
On account of the hard wind
last Sunday night a fuse was
blown in the electric circuit to
the school house. Therefore on
Monday morning school had to
be closed as there were no lights
or water. Mr. McLaughlin took
advantage of the holiday and
took Mrs. McLaughlin to con
sult a doctor in John Day. Due
to a severe cold, Mrs. McLaugh
lin was forced to miss two days
of school last week.
The local band, the Rimrock
Serenaders, played for the stock
raisers' dance in Heppner on
Mrs. Stanley Boyer and Mrs.
Joe Simas were business visitors
in John Day one day last week.
The Hudspeth Lumber Com
pany, Inc. called Emory Moore
to John Day last Monday to at
tend to matters of business.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Gilman
of Top were in town from their
ranch last Wednesday. They vis
ited relatives and did some shop
Lady, Take It Easy With
Why work harder than you have to?
Let FRIGIDAIRE appliances make
housework a pleasure all week long.
Easy-to-operate automatic wash
ers. Roomy, easy-to-clean refrigera
tors. Efficient electric ranges.
Spacious Deep Freezes.
John L. Padberg. He is holding
Archie Padberg III, his great
grandson. Next in line is Archie
Padberg Sr. and his son, Archie
junior. Guests at the New Years
dinner included Lola and Juan
ita Padberg, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Padberg Jr. and son of Mon
mouth, Archie Padberg Sr. and
the Settles family.
ping while here. .
Those enjoying a birthday
dinner with Mrs. Daisy Simas
were Mr. and Mrs. Rex Sweek,
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Enright, Mr.
and Mrs. Ned Sweek, Mr. and
Mrs. Junior Simas, Mr. and Mrs.
Bob Lesley, Mrs. Anna Lesley
and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cork. The
dinner was Sunday, January 21.
Mrs. Anna Lesley and Mrs. Lo
la Shank both received letters
from W. E. or Bill White last
week. Bill is now living with his
niece at McCloud, Calif. He wrote
that there was 12 inches of snow
there. Better come back to Grant
county, Bill, where the ground
has no snow.
Last Thursday Mrs. Helen
Brown and Mrs. Lydia Capon en
tertained the ladies of the
M. M. M. club at the grange hall.
There were 16 present. After a
short business meeting a bunco
game was enjoyed. The writer
did not learn the names of the
ones winning the prizes. Lovely
refreshments of pie, coffee, tea
and cheese snacks were served
by the hostesses. At the next
meeting which will be held at
the home of Mrs. Iffie McKinney
Wipe You Out?
Home values are much higher
than a few years ago the
value of both building and
contents should be insured to
AT LEAST 80 for safety.
Broad coverage is recommed
ed. Turner Von Marter
with Anna Lesley as co-hostess,
it is hoped the quilt which the
ladies have been working on
can.be put together so the quilt
ing can be started.
. Jack Forrest will leave Mon
day to join the armed forces. A
group of young people gathered
at the grange hall Sunday eve
ning to give him a farewell par
ty. Johnnie Stussie o f Long Creek
was in town Sunday visiting
Mrs. Dempsey Boyer was oper
ated on at the St. Vincent's hos
pital in Portland last week. At
last reports she was getting
along as well as could be expect
ed. Mrs. Mead Gilman was called
to Mitchell last Friday to attend
the funeral services for her uncle,
Al Foss. She was accompanied
by her husband. Mr. Foss was 84
years old at the time of his pass
ing and had lived at Mitchell
since he was 21 years old. Mr.
and Mrs. Gilman remained in
Mitchell until Monday.
Maynard Hamilton left Tues
day for The Dalles where he will
receive medical aid. He went by
way of Heppner. Mr. Hamilton
expects to visit in Ashland and
Nyssa before returning home.
Clarence'Youmans of John Day
came Tuesday to help Chet
Brown make out slash reports
and also to report on logging
operations in this area.
Raymond Hooker is now log
ging in the Trairie City area. His
family will remain here where
the children are in school.
Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Settle
and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lesley at
tended the show in Long Creek
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Robert
son, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Mar
tin and Miss Virginia Roach of
Long Creek attended the Gay
Ninety dance sponsored by the
American Legion auxiliary Sat
Mr. and Mrs. Junior Simas
moved into their new home Sat
urday. They have been living in
the Wilson apartments.
Check tJiese features
expect to find on mattresses
selling for $50 10 $59l
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Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gassner
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Barnard on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Tunis Round and
daughter Ireta Ann of Long
Creek and Dee Ann Johns of
John Day were overnight guests
of Mr. and Mrs. George Stirritt
and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shank.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Johns and
Tom Shanks were overnight
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Otis
Those winning prizes for their
costumes at the Gay Ninety
dance were Mr. and Mrs. Mead
Gilman, Mrs. Ivan Enright and
daughter Patty, Henry Cupper
and son Hankie.
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