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The Heppner Gazetto-Times, Heppner, Oregon. Thursday, September 20, 197-TFIREE
Foreign trade zone eyed by port
Armin Chester Winlon
Edmund W. Bristow
Armin Chester Wihlon, 62,
Redmond, a former area
resident, died in a plane crash
near Klamath Falls Sept. 14.
rii&tds born April 18, 1917 in
Springfield, Ore., the son of
R.R. and Lena Bell Wihlon. On
Aug. 19, 1955, he was married
to Bernice Rogers at Steven
son, Wash.
Mr. Wihlon had been em
ployed as a mechanic by the
Butler Air Craft Corporation
in Redmond since 1962.
Before moving to Redmond
he was a resident of Lexing
ton, where he was employed
by Morrow County Grain
Growers and Gar Aviation. He
was quite active in the
Lexington Grange and served
as Grange Master during the
years 1948, 1949, 1950 and 1952.
Mr. Wihlon was also a
member of the Eagles Lodge
in the Bend area and of the
Elks Lodge in Redmond.
Funeral services will be
today at 2 p.m. at the First
Christian Church in Heppner,
with the Rev. Edwin Sikes
officiating. Concluding ser
vices and interment will be at
Heppner Masonic Cemetery.
Sweeney Mortuary is in
charge of arrangements.
Casket bearers are Orville
Cutsforth Jr., Pat Cutsforth,
Edmund Gonty, Kenneth Cuts
forth, Cecil Jones and James
Mr. Wihlon is survived by
his wife, Bernice, Redmond; a
son, Armin Richard Wihlon,
Louisville, Ken.; two daugh
ters, Judith Von Hollebeke
and Alice Sellards, both of
Pasco, Wash.; two step-sons,
Clarence Lowe, Damascus,
Ore.; and Thomas Lowe,
Portland; a step-daughter,
Barbara Rogers, Amboy,
Wash. 22 grandchildren and
two great-grandchildren; his
step-mother, Mildred Acker
man, Sacramento, Calif.; two
brothers, Robert Ackerman,
Nevada, Calif; and Lt. Col.
Ronald Ackerman, Lackland
Air Force Base, San Antonio,
Tex.; two sisters, Betty
Kitchen and Lois Moore, both
of Sacramento, Calif. Another
sister, Alice Latourelle, pre
ceded him in death.
Contributions may be made
to the Pioneer Memorial
Hospital fund.
Clarence Franklin Hall
Clarence Franklin Hall, 82,
of Pendleton, died Tuesday,
Sept. 11, at Hiersche's Nursing
Home, Pendleton.
He was born May 20, 1897, in
Brevard, North Carolina, the
son of George and Eva Hall.
On July 18, 1920, he was
married to Nora English in
They came to Oregon in
1922. Mr. Hall worked for
Kinzua Corp. until 1962, when
he retired and moved to
Heppner. In 1977, they moved
to Pendleton.
Mr. Hall was a veteran of
World War I, serving with the
U.S. Army. He was affiliated
with Woodmen of the World.
Funeral services were at 10
a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at
Folsom-Bishop Funeral Cha
pel, Pendleton, with the Rev.
C.C.' if ittenhouse of the Helix
Baptist Church officiating.
Interment was at Olney Ceme
tery. Folsom-Bishop Funeral
Home was in charge of
Casket bearers were Archie
C. Ball, Rog. Steiger, Herb
Ekstrom Jr., Robert Maho
ney, Robert Jepsen and Ed
Gunderson, Jr.
Mr. Hall is survived by his
wife, Nora, of Pendleton;
sons, Gene of Heppner and
Luther of West Linn; sisters,
Murty Robison and Maggie
Hall, both of Hendersonville,
N.C., and Finer McCary,
Brevard N.C.; a brother,
Harven, Little Rock, Ark.;
four grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren. A son,
Junior Franklin, preceded
him in death in 1929.
Hospital aides to
hold meeting
next week
The Pioneer Memorial Hos
pital Auxiliary will hold a
meeting on Wed., Sept. 26, 1979
at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia
Basin Co-op. Conference
Funeral services will be
held Friday, Sept. 21, for
Edmund W. Bristow, 72, of
lone, who died in Portland,
Monday, Sept. 17.
He was born April 9, 1907,
the son of Edmund and Etta
Wade Bristow. He resided in
lone for most of his life, living
in Idaho from 1928 until 1945,
at which time he returned to
lone where he owned and
operated Bristow's Market.
He was married to Mary
Grable on July 3, 127 at lone.
Mr. Bristow was a member
of the Heppner B.P.O.E. No.
Services will be held tomor
row at 2 p.m. at the lone
United Church of Christ, with
the Rev. Cathy Barker officia
ting. Concluding services and
interment will be at High View
Cemetery, lone. Sweeney
Claire Ruth
Claire Ruth Andresen, 66,
Heppner, died at Pioneer
Memorial Hospital Sunday,
Sept. 16.
She was born in Portland on
Jan. 8, 1913, the daughter of
Samuel Jordan and Rosa
Maria Benoist.
A nurses' aide at Pioneer
Memorial Hospital, Mrs. An
dresen had been a resident of
Heppner since 1949. She was a
member of the Eastern Star at
Survivors are a daughter,
Virginia Keithley, Heppner;
two sons, Felix Schwarzin,
Heppner and Samuel Schwar
zin, Portland; two brothers,
Ed Benoist, Portland and
Ralph Benoist, Klamath
Falls; two sisters, Helen
Williams, Longview, Wash,
and Mildred Brock, Corvallis;
eleven grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were
held Wednesday, Sept. 19, at
the First Christian Church of
Heppner, with the Rev. Edwin
Sikes officiating.
Burns Mortuary, Hermis
ton, was in charge of arrange
ments. For those who wish, contri
butions may be made to the
American Cancer Society in
memorv of Mrs. Adresen.
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Mortuary is in charge of
Acting pallbearers are John
McCabe, Kevin Bristow,
Shawn Bristow, Doug Bristow,
Steve Bristow and Jim Do
herty. Honorary bearers are
Milton Morgan, Lloyd Mor
gan, Charles O'Connor, Bill
Rietmann, Pete Cannon and
Darrcll Padberg.
Mr. Bristow is survived by
his wife, Mary, lone; a
daughter, Mary Jean McCabe,
Heppner; four sons, Tom
Portland; John and Don, both
of lone; Jerry, Tillamook, a
sister, Mrs. David Rietmann,
lone; 13 grandchildren and
four great-grandchildren.
For those who wish, contri
butions may be made to the
Oregon Heart Association di
rectly or through Sweeney
Edward Johnson
Edward E. Johnson, 72,
lone, died Sunday, Sept. 16, in
Mr. Johnson was born Nov. .
12, 1906 in Minnesota, and had
been employed at the Bob
Hoskins ranch, lone for the
past twenty years. Prior to
that time, he had worked on
various ranches in the Helix
area .
Graveside funeral services
were held at Hepper Masonic
Cemetery Tuesday, Sept. 18.
lt 10 a.m., with the Rev.
Edwin Sikes of the First
Christian Church of Heppner
officiating. Sweeney Mortuary
was in charge of the arrange
ments. There are no known per
sonal survivors.
Continued from page 1
To summarize, a foreign
trade zone gives the user a
competitive edge by saving on
taxes, and cutting costs by
reducing transportation ex
penses, warehouse charges
and insurance premiums. It
also cuts by a lot of red tape in
customs and increases cash
flow in the economy.
Congress passed the For
eign Trade Zone Act primarily
to bolster American trade by
removing some of the inade
quacies of the bonded ware
house system.
In other Port of Morrow
news, Charles Landstroner of
the Union Pacific Railroad
asked the commissioners to
sell land 50-feet north and up
to 100-feet south of the existing
railroad in the Hinkle-Board-man
Landstoner said the 25 acres
of land is more than what is
actually needed in much of the
area. He said no improve
ments would be taken and the
railroad will bear all of the
expenses. He offered $600 to
$700 per acre.
The commissioners
chuckled at his offer and Port
Manager Buddy Toadvin said
the price is "unacceptable."
The parties decided to take
a look at it more in the near
future. They decided to have
the land appraised with the
parties sharing the cost. They
agreed for the railroad to take
as little land as possible and
not to disturb the industrial
The port commissioners
also decided to build an
effluent watering system on
Port land and then rent out the
The commissioners decided
on a $425,000 system. The
money will be borrowed from
the Oregon Ports Revolving
To save money, the com
missioners decided to use
plastic pipe (which Toadvin
said will last longer with an
effluent water system than
steel pipe) and the Port will
hire the laborers to lay the
Potluck to
honor teacher
There will be a potluck
dinner Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at
Heppner High School in honor
of Dennis Toney, a teacher in
Heppner for 10 years who
resigned last spring.
Toney will be going to the
University of Oregon and
taking film studies.
Invitations have been sent
out but anyone wishing to
come is invited.
New York Steak and
King Crab Feed
Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m.
West of Willow Restaurant
Steak Cooked to Order and
AH the Alaska King Crab
You Can Kat!
Dinner for this special
occasion sold only by
advance sales. $10.00
Beer& Wine will be
Available as Desired
West of Willow Restaurant
pipe rather than contracting
the work to be done. The port
will save $40,000 by doing its
own labor.
Effluent water systems are
a higher quality of water to
irrigate with. The commis
sioners decided to accept bids
on the pipe and materials to be
In related action, the com
missioners accepted a bid
from J and B Farms to farm
the effluent land. The Miracle
Potato Co., which is now on
the land, will have a chance if
J and B Farms cannot work
out the details of the agreement.-Lucky
O Ranch and
DBS Farms also bid to lease
the land.
The bids were for 750 or
more acres of Port land. The
commissioners may require a
performance bond.
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