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Heppner Gazette Times, Thursday, March 22, 1951
lone Breaks Arm
But Sends in News
It takes more than a broken
arm to make some people lay off
the job. That is the case with
Mrs. Echo Palmeteer, Gazette
Times representative at lone.
Mrs. Palmeteer was in Pendle
ton and suffered a fracture of the
right arm in a fall. Tuesday mor
ning is the time for her news to
arrive and as sure as Tuesday
morning broke inif being, the
news from lone was in the mail.
There was a change in the copy
submitted. Whereas Mrs. Pal
meteer grinds out her copy in
long hand each week, this week's
39 SW Dorion Avenue
Flowers for Easter
Plants - Cut Flowers - Corsages
Heppner Flower Shop
Yon may have heard that
a suit has been filed by
the Antitrust Division in
Washington to break up
Standard of California as
well as six other West
Coast oil companies.
Many people have writ
ten us protesting this
action, have asked per
tinent questions. We be
lieve these questions
should be answered for
everyone. We take this
way of doing so. If you
have a question, write:
"I'd Likk to Know"
225 Bush Street,
San Francisco 20
edition was typewritten and there
is a (suspicion that this was pains
takingly hammered out with her
one good hand, and anyone find
ing himself in a similar spot will
know that it is a real task, parti
cularly if one is not left handed.
But like the good trouper who
feels that the show must go on,
the lone correspondent feels that
the can't let her neighbors down
in giving the news of the commu
nity. The Editor.
The HEC of Willows grange
l mi i ii inu iiume ui Mrs. Jonn
Ransier March 16 with Mrs. Jam
es Lindsay as co-hostess.
Jimmy Barnett of the U. S. navy
spent hfe leave here with his wife
and other relatives.
Willows grange put on initia
tory work at the regular meeting
Saturday night. Refreshments
were served by Mr. and Mrs. Er
nest Heliker, Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Buschke and Mrs. 0. L. Lundell.
Mrs. Mary Swanson returned
home last week from a trip to
Salem and Portland.
Mrs. Henry Peterson and son
Herbert moved to the ranch last
week and the Delmer Crawford
family moved into the house va
cated by them.
Frank Lindsey was taken to
The Dalles hospital for treatment
of his broken arm. -
Mrs. Maud Casswell, county ex
tension agent, displayed and de
monstrated garments and pat
terns for children's clothing at a
meeting at the Masonic hall
The lone Garden club met at
the Coperative church basement
March 13. Talks on shrubs were
given by Mrs. Roy Lindstrom and
Mrs. O. L. Lundell. A clean-up
day will be held in the park April
10. The hostesses were Mrs. W.
W. Wentworth, Mrs. Omar Riet-
"Why should you
mann, Mrs. Erneut Heliker and
Mrs. Lana Padberg.
The Maranatha club met at the
home of Mrs. A. Shirley March 14.
ine taster breakfast will be
sponsored by the club. Plans for
the mother-daughter banquet to
be held in May were made.
A party was held after the Re
bekah lodge meeting Thursday
evening honoring Mrs. Lana Pad
berg, Mrs. Henshall Townsend,
Mrs. Clell Rea, Mrs. Etta Bristow,
Mrs. Ernest McCabe and Fred
Ely. Mrs. Wallace Matthews,
Mrs. David Rietmann, Mrs. Ida
Coleman, Mrs. Donald Ball and
Mrs. C. W. Swaneon were hos
tesses. Returning from The Dalles hos
pital last week were Mrs. Lloyd
Morgan and daughter Bonnie
Jean, and Mrs. Bcrl Akers and
daughter Bonnie Kaye.
The Ladies Aid met at the
home of Mrs. Henry Peterson last
Dates to remember: Three
Links club at Rebekah hall;
March 24, Legion auxiliary food
sale; March 28 P-TA metieng at
8 p m.; March 25, Easter Sunday
sunrise hreakfnst at V. M Rakpr
home; children's program at 10
a. m.; services 11 a. m., and can
tata at 8 p. m.
Work has begun on the Art
Ritchie home on First street.
The Topic club social meeting
was held at the home of Mrs. Roy
Lindstrom Saturday afternoon
with Mrs. Omar Rietmann and
Mrs. Verner Troedson as co-hostesses.
Pinochle and bridge were
played. Mrs. Charles O'Connor
won high, Mrs. Georgia Brewster
low in pinochle, and Mrs. Victor
Rietmann high and Mrs.. Noel
Dobyns low in bridge.
Mrs. Henry Osibov and Mrs.
Omar Rietmann attended the OSC
aiumm tea and program at the
All Saints Episcopal church par
ish house in Heppner Sunday eve
ning. Many other lone people at
tended the OSC band concert at 8
p. m. at the Heppner high school
Many loyal fans of the lone
grade schol basketball team at
tended the tournampnt Sit lima.
tilla Friday and Saturday of last
ween wnen our Doys won first
A. E. Glidewell
A. R. WALLS
At Hotel Heppner every
-Office in Lobby,
Business It Farm Account
ing .. . Income and Payroll
Taxes . . . Financial State
ments & Auditing
Fritzke Accounting Service
244 Main St. : Phone 8441
I Am In Business for Myself Now ....
LET ME DO YOUR WORK FOR YOU
be in all parts of
Mrs. Henry Lincoln, housewife in Boise, Idaho, asks: "Do you have to be in
all parts of the oil business? Why don't you just produce or refine, and give other com
panies a chance to
Why all parts? Example:
in Oregon, severe winters
used to delay fuel oil deliv
eries. Here was a need.
To move the oil, Standard
laid a 182-mile line to Salt
Lake City crossing Uinta
Mts. at 9,560 feet. Here
i ft-i vj (.una
WH l mmmmmm hum ramHi
We now serve this area well.
To do the job Standard
needed all its size, integrat
ed skills and capital.
Most legislative logicians have
been approaching the budget bal
ancing problem from the 'create
more tax" angle. A few, however,
reason that the economic angle
needs first consideration, and
trimming expenditures comes
Recent talk of resorting to a
state property tax (Oregon has
had no such tax for nine years)
also revives the courage of sales
tax advocates. Do not be surpris
ed to see a sales tax bill appear
any day now.
Senator Howard Belton, Canby,
chairman of the big ways nd
means committee has asked all
department heads to revamp the
budgets of their departments that
were presented to the committee
at the start of the (season.
It is the economy-minded sen
ator's concept that the commit
tee should trim the budget down
before attempting to create new
The deadline for presenting the
worked-over reports is March 22.
"When the amount needed for
the next biennium is more defi
nitely established, that will be
the time to consider new taxes,"
says Senator Belton.
TO RAISE WELFARE TAX
The four and one half mill lim
it now Imposed on counties for
welfare purposes would be raised
to six mills in a bill requested by
the sub-committee of the ways
and means committee. The six
mill figure is only tentative as the
bill is in the drafting stage but
will be ready next week.
"If such a bill would become
law," said Rep. Frances Zieg
ler, chairman of, the sub-committee,
"the state could save ap
proximately $100,000 a biennium
in the state welfare budget."
The state welfare commission
has presented a budget calling
for the expenditure of $72,000,000
for the coming biennium. This is
an Increase of $12,000,000 over
the welfare budget of the last bi
ennium. MEMORIAL SANCTIONED
A resolution to erect a memor
ial to former Governor Earl Snell,
former Secretary of State Robert
The garden club will begin
work in the city park Thursday
of this week. Art Stefani Sr. vol
unteered the use of his tractor to
remove some of the trees. Mem
bers will serve potiuck dinner at
the Masonic hall-' for those help
ing. M. E. Cotter reports that his ne
phew, Dick Cotter, has won the
heavyweight championship in
boxing at Notre Dame, Indiana.
2265 or 232
the oil business?''
do the transporting, selling, etc?"
To meet the need, Standard
looked to the undeveloped
Rangely oil field, 600 miles
away in Colorado. ,
A new refinery was built. To
keep coHtrf down, it had to
run steadily . . . have con
stant flow of product. So
A certain minority in U. S. feels big companies
Bhould be broken up though these companies
have helped keep the nation strong. The U. S. was
thankful for big companies in the last two world
wars . . . and is now, in these critical times. This
is a big country with big problems. To meet them
it needs large and small companies. We'll continue
doing a good big job for you and the nation,
STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA
plans ahead to serve you better
S. Farrell, and former Senate Pre
sident Marshall E. Cornett who
were killed in a plane crash
October 28, 1917, near Lakeview
will doubtlessly be adopted by
the house. The resolution was
unanimously adopted by the
senate thin week.
The memorial will probably
take the form of a railing around
the state of Oregon seal in the
center of the state capitol rotun
da. For several sessions legisla
tors have felt something should
be built to prevent people from
walking on the seal. The'resolu
tion directs the governor to ap
point a committee to raise funds
for the memorial.
LIFE SPAN WAVY
The estimated average length
of the life of males increased 18.4
in 48 years. The average increase
for females was 21.9 according
to a bulletin just issued by the
state board of health.
A graph of the Years shows a
pattern that approximtaes signal
economical depressions or wars.
In the Deriod from 1903 tier.
iod of "hard times' to 1907 the
average for both sexes dropped
from 50.5 to 47.6. in 1918 (first
world war) there was a drop of
11.8 years. In 1943 (during World
War II) the drop was 2.9 years.
BILLS RECENTLY INTRODUCED
A bill to establish a state re
formatory for men 16 to 25 years
of age has just been introduced
by Rep. John Logan, Portland.
A house highway committee
bill increases penalties for truck
overloading and makes it man
datory that justices of the peace
levy them. The bill also takes
away the ten per cent overload
A bill to reduce income taxes
for families with two or more
children has been prepared by
the house tax committee.
The house resolved last Sat
urday to take a three day holi
day next week-end over Easter.
They will recess Thursday, March
22 to reconvene March 26.
Lexington P.-T. A.
Host For Meeting
Of County Council
The county council of the P-TA
met in the Lexington school audi
torium with the local PTA as
hosts. The program consisted of
piano solos by Betty Messenger,
numbers by the high school di
rected by Mrs. Janet Rands, a
humerous reading by Betty Mes
senger, and a talk by Henry Tetz.
After this there was a business
meeting with the election of offi
cers as the main business of the
day. Officers elected were: Mrs.
W. E. Garner, Boardman, presi
dent; Mrs. Califf, Irrigon, secretary-treasurer;
Mrs. C. C. Jones,
Lexington, vice president. The
two principalis elected to the
board were Mrs. Golden of Irri
gon and Henry Osibov of Ine. The
next meeting will be in Board
man in May.
Mr. and Mrs. AJvin Luhr of
Clarkston, Wash, visited over
the week-end with her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Johnson. Also
guests at the Johnson home were
her brother and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Thurler of The Dalles.
Mr. and Mis. Ray Johnson left
Monday for Spokane for a few
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Breeding
visited with their daughter and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Matt
Getting crude out of new
wells, refining it, delivering ,
it to users called for a fully
Another pipe line wa built
into the i Northwest to de
liver refined products , . ; '
plentiful in any weather. ' ;
hews in Pendleton and brought
their grandson Jay home with
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Goodell
motored to Cove Friday where
Mrs. Goodell attended a stork
shower given for her daughter,
Mrs. Jim Gray, who was spending
the week in Cove from Lexington.
Mr. and Mrs. Merwin Smith
and Mis. W. I. Miller and two
sons spent the week-end in Lex
ington from their home in La
Grande. Mrs. Miller and son Gary
remained for a visit with her son
Earl. " ' , i
John Spence is at the home of
his sister, Mrs. W. E. McMillan
after spending some time in Kim
berly where he has been em
ployed. Mr. and Mrs. Newt O'Harra
were Pendleton visitors Friday.
The Three Links club was host
at a stork shower honoring Mrs.
Alonzo Henderson Thursday aft
ernon. Committee members in
charge were Mrs. Wm. Smethurst,
Mrs. W. E. McMillan, Mrs. A. F.
Pvt. Charles Padberg returned
to Fort Ord. Calif, after snpnriintr
some time at home. Charlie was
called home by the death of his
Lexington was quite deserted
Friday what with the speech fes
tival in Heppner land the grade
school tournament in Umatilla.
Mrs. Gladys Cutsforth and chil
dren Pat and Sharon were Lex
ington visitors over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Cutsforth
were Portland business "visitors
over the week-end.
Mr. and Mis. Norman Nelson
were called to Salem by the se
rious illness of her father.
The HEC club met at the home
of Mrs. Armin Wilhon Thursday
with nine members present. Re
freshments were served. ,
Dates to remember: Good Fri
day program at the church. Eas
ter services with the early morn
. Prayer meeting of the Congre.
gational and Christian churches
was held at the Homer Hughes
home Wednesday. The next
meeting will be held at the Mes
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Remember . . .
TRIPLE LINKS CARD PARTY
Odd Fellows Hall
Pinochle, Canasta, Bridge
Ch inese Checkers
MARCH 30 8:00 P. M.
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Jepson on Ski Patrol
Team at La Crande
Four Eautern Oregon college
students were named members
of the new La Grande Ski patrol
this week, which has been formed
to give voluntary service to the
community. Affiliated with the
National Ski Patrol system, the
La .Grande chapter will partici
pate in the nation-wide program
to aid injured skiers and to help
prevent injuries. All are qualified
first aid peiuonnel as well as ex
Herbert Kariel, 3508 N. E. Couch
street, Portland is chairman of
the La Grande patrol. The other
three college members are: Rob
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