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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, February 8, 1951
Rolled Most Miles
In December, 1950
Oregon drivers rolled more
miles in the final month of 1950
than in any previous December
on record, Secretary of State Earl
T. Newbry reported today.
December travel, estimated at
462,217,750 miles, ran contrary
to normal trend by exceeding
mileage of the preceding month
as holiday-bound motorists took
to the roads, Newbry said. Mile
age is computed from total gas
oline sales reported to the secre
tary of state, using an average
miles-per-gallon figure for ve
hicles of all types established by
the federal public roads admin-
Cardinals Take It
Easy Winning From
Lexington 60 to 25
lone defeated Lexington in a
Little Wheat League basketball
game at Lexington Friday night
by a score of 60 to 25. Gene Do-
The month's traffic claimed
32 lives in motor vehicle accid
ents for a death rate of 6.9 in
each one hundred million miles
of travel, making December the
least deadly traffic month since
June. Death rate figures, which
relate the number of fatalities to
the amount of driving actually
done, provide an index to the
relative highway danger of any
given month, the secretary said.
lierty led the lone attack by ; done so far.
bucketing 16 points. This victory Jim Prock, total poinU 151; Ga-
leaves Ione's Cardinals in sole ' ry Connor 13U; Marion Green i2;
possession of first place in the
John Bristovv 3, Gene Doher
ty 16, R. Baker 4, D. Baker 10, L.
Way 8, Edwards, Fahl 7, Bu
chanan 5, Miller 2.
Subs: lone Morgan 6, Kincaid
6 ,Rea, Feterson 4, Jerry Bristow
8. Lexington Steagall 2, Peck,
Halftime score: lone 27, Lex
ington 9. Official, Correa.
HEPPNER HIGH BASKETBALL
STATISTICS UP TO IONE GAME
The boys have shown great
improvement throughout the
season. Here is what they have
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I YOUR VALENTINE WILL LOVE
CARDS, CANDY OR COSMETICb
Little Daniel Cupid knows just where
to look for that perfect card, delicious
box of chocolates in a heart-shaped
box, or personal gift she'll appreciate
so much. At Saager's Pharmacy of
Keith Connor S2; Jim Smith 72;
Jack Sumner 30; Roy Taylor 8;
Wendell Connor 5; Wesley Marl
att 4; Roland Taylor 3.
Fouls committed: Jim Frock
42; Gary Connor 40; Marion
Green 63; Jim Smith 30; Jack
Sumner 26; Keith Connor 24;
Roy Taylor 2; Wesley Marlatt 1.
Rebounds: Gary Connor 178;
Marion Green 79; Keith Connor
59; Jack Sumner 57; Jim Smith
43; Jim Prock 42; Roy Taylor 7;
Roland Taylor 4; Wesley Marl
att 1; Wendell Connor 1.
Bad passes: Gary Connor 44;
Jim Prock 38; Jim Smith 30; Mar
ion Green 26; Jack Sumner 19;
Keith Connor 4; Roy Taylor 2;
Wesley Marlatt 1; Wendell Con
Come in early while there's a big
selection! You'll find just' what she
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CALL FOR BIDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that the City of Heppner, will on
Monday, the 5th day of March,
1951, at the hour of 7:30 P. M. of
said day, at the Council Cham
bers, in said City receive sealed
bids for the leasing of the fol
That certain building on
the City Park, also known
as the old Fair Grounds in .
said City, which building
is located between the Gar-
A. E. Glidewell
At Hotel Heppner every
Office in Lobby Hours 9-6
Business & Farm Account
ing . . . Income and Payroll
Taxes . . . Financial State
ments & Auditing
Fritzke Accounting Service
244 Main St. : Phone 6441
Her mis ton, Oregon
With 43 "Look Ahead" features
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More and more folks who axe buying with an
eye to the future are buying Fords. The
reasons are so simple. In every feature,
in every detaU the '51 Ford ta
built to be a fine car ... to stay
a fine car for years ahead!
YouTl find this Ford offers you a
pick of engines . . . V-8 or Six.
Both are a match in get-up-
and-go for any engine at any
price. Both offer you famous
Ford economy. And you'll
discover new starting
ease with Ford's Key-Turn
Starting . . . comfort with
Automatic Posture Control . .
with Double-Seal King-Size Hrakes.
And you'll find fine-car beauty in
Ford s new "Fashion Car" styling
. . . with Luxury Lounge
to outside colors.
AUTOMATIC RIDE C0NTR01 Is a brand new Ford smooth-riding development. Throucji
"a teaming up ot Advanced "Hydra-Coil" Front Spring, new Variable-Rate Rear Spring
Suspension and "Viscous Control" Shock Absorbers it actually adjusts your ride to road
Conditions continuously automatically . . . irons out the bumps . . . keeps your ride level I
WITH FORDOMATIC DRIVE It's the newest, finest, most flexible of all the automatic
drives. It betters the features of earlier automatics, to give you instant getaway, passing
power when you want it, smooth, jerk-free performance, and even easier rocking out
at mow or sand than with conventional drivel
AUTOMATIC MILEAGE MAKER Is a 3-way carburetion, ignition and combustion system that
automatically matches timing to fuel charges. It squeezes the last ounce of power out of every
drop ol gas . . . gives you high compression performance with regular gas. And Ford's new
Waterproof Ignition System delivers quick starts in the wettest weather
You can pay mofe
but you can't buy better
uumc in run
A "TEST DRIVE"
'Optional of extra corf.
ape building and Willow
All bids must be in the pos
session of the City Recorder not
later than 7:30 P. M., March 5lh,
1951, at which time all bids will
be opened and considered by the
The Council reserves the right
to reject any and all bids.
Dated this 8th day of Febru
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Williams of
lone are the parents of a sevea
pound 13 ounce girl baby born
Wednesday afternon February 7
at the Pioneer Memorial hospital.
The mother is the former Joanne
Mrs. M. L. Case is a patient at
the Pioneer Memorial hospital,
where she is receiving treatment
and taking a well deserved rest.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Clein de
parted the first of the week for
their home in Seattle after spend
ing ten week here at the home of
Mrs. Clein's sister Mrs.' Lucy E.
Rodgers. The visitors were favor
ably impressed with Heppner
and hope to spend more time
here in the future.
WESTERN GOP WHIP
f Rep. Walter Norblad (R-Ore)
' has again been appointed west
ern Republican Whip it was an
This assignment is in addition
lo his regular committee posi
tions as a member of the Com
mittees and on Armed Services.
IT'S A BOY
Mrs. Grace Nickerson received
a call from her son Francis, Wed
nesday morning announcing the
arrival of Eric James, weight 8
pounds, early that morning in
Chicago. The Francis Nickerson
family now consists of three, the
two older children being girls.
"THE EGG AND I'" MADE
FOLKS TOO CONSPICUOUS
A dispatch from Seattle under
date of Feb. 6 says a suit has
been instituted by 10 persons
who alleged they were the real
life persons from whom charac
ters for the best-selling "The Egg
ind I" were drawn. The suit
opened in superior court Monday.
Defendants in the action were
authoress Betty Bard McDonald
and her husband, Donald; the
Bon Marche, a Seattle depart
ment store; J. B. Lippincott com
pany, and Pocket Books, Inc.,
puoiisners. The plaintiffs re
quested $975,000. They allege
they were "subject to shame and
humiliation by being identified
by their acquaintances with the
characters in the book."
Bill Hardie Jr., Trailfork, was a ,
visitor in Heppner Saturday.
AMERICAN LEGION HALL
$1.25 per person, Tax Inc.
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
of Lexington Oil Co-Operative
The annual meeting will be held at the Lex
ington Grange Hall on Tuesday, February
13, beginning at 10 a. m.
Mr. Hans Thunnell of Sweden will
be the main speaker. You will want
to hear him.
Remember the date and be there!
Dinner will be served at noon by the
Grange Home Economics Club.
NOW! 16 and IO
We Have All Kinds
. . . and at every price, too!
Modern ones, fancy ones, fun.
ny ones, novelty ones and fa
mous HALLMARKS. Buy your
Valentines here from the larg
est stock in the city.
Check the Formula
Check the Potencies
Two Perles and Four Capsules Provide
124 Capsules d I C 64 ?CrleS
only HJJS postpaid
2500 USP Units Vitamin A
2500 USP Units Vitamin D
20 Milligrams Vitamin B-l
10 Milligrams Vitamin B-2
200 Mg. (4000 Units) Vita
4 Milligrams Vitamin B-6
10 Int. Units Vitamin E
1 Milligram Vitamin K
25 Milligrams Niacinamide
20 Mg. Para-aminobenzoic
8 Mg. Pantothenic Acid
1 Milligram Rutin
1 Milligram Folic Acid
20 Milligrams Inositol
20 Micrograms Biotln
5 Micrograms Vitamin B-12
950 Milligrams Calcium
565 Milligrams Phosphorus
20 Milligrams Iron
0.4- Milligrams Iodine
2 Milligrams Copper
2 Milligrams Manganese
2 Milligrams Zinc
0.2 Milligrams Cobalt
0.2 Milligrams Nickel
0.2 Milligrams Fluorine
SIXTEEN-TEN SALES CO.
SEND CHECK OR MONEY ORDER (NO C. O.
1020 S. W. Taylor
STAR EE REPORTER
AdmiiBion prices afternoon and evening, unless peolfloally advertised to be otherwtie Children I
Est. Price .17, Fed. Taz .03, TOTAL 20o; Grade and High School Btndenta U yean and over! Ert.
Price .40, Fed. Tax. .10. TOTAL 50o; Adnlti! Est. Price .60, Fed. Tax .10, TOTAL too. Every Child
occupying a seat mnat have a ticket.
Sunday shows continuous from 1pm. Phone 1472 for starting time ol the dlf
ferent shows. All programs except Sunday start ert 7:30 p. m.
Thursday-Friday-Saturday, Feb. 8-9-10
Roy Rogers. Dale Evans, Pat Brady, Gor
don Jones, Grant Withers, Peter Miles.
Everything in the way of action enter
tainment are in this western . . . photo
graphed in color. PLUS
YOUNG DANIEL BOONE
Following the adventure trail with daring
Daniel Boone .... photographed In color.
Sunday-Monday, Feb. 11-12
KING SOLOMON'S MINES
Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, Richard
Spectacle beyond belief! Actually filmed
entirely in Africa amid authentic scenes
of unrivaled savagery and splendor. . . .
thousands of wild animals in one of the
most startling scenes ever filmed. Color
Abraham Lincoln Feb. 12, 1809. His life
dedicated to the highest Democratic
Tuesday-Wednesday, Feb. 13-14
THE HAPPY YEARS
Dean Stoclcwell, Darryl Hickman, Scotty
Beckett, Leon Ames, Leo G. Carroll,
A sweetheart of a film to bring your Val
entine to see! Based on Owen Wister's
stories of the famed Lawrenceville Pre
paratory School in New Jersey and pho
tographed on location there, in Technicolor.
Thursday-Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16-17
Ronald Reagan, Charles Coburn, Ruth
Hussey, Edmund Gwenn, Spring By-
ington. Piper Laurie, Scotty Beckett.
It's the funniest thing that ever happen
ed to a family! It's entertainment, first,
last and all the time for every member
of your family. PLUS
Adventure and action blaze across . the
burning sands of the Red Desert, with
Don Barry, Tom Neal, Jack Holt