Heppner gazette-times. (Heppner, Or.) 1925-current, November 22, 1979, Page SIX, Image 6

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    SIX The Heppner Gazette-Times, lleppner, Oregon, Thursday, November 22, 1979
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Last Thursday noon I had my first meal in downtown
Lexington at the Harshman's Tavern. What a cozy spot it is
with its attractive round fireplace blazing away. Eleanor
Gonty and I really enjoyed the friendly atmosphere and the
very good food.
We traveled to the Umatilla Bridge the long way via
Heppner Junction after we were told that the North
Lexington highway was pretty rough still. At Irrigon we
found a nice stand still offering local garden produce. As we
drove on diagonally north in Washington, we got into heavy
late-afternoon fog and were glad it was not our first trip to
"my daughter's home near Cheney we could have lost our
way.
Friday we made several trips into Spokane and enjoyed
the big city sights, the bustling shopping centers and the
unusual eating places. We had our dinner out in a very large,
attractively decorated Mexican restaurant with the rather
incongruous name "The Holding Company."
When we returned to Heppner about 12:30 on Saturday
we came via Sand Hollow and past the high school athletic
field, where many cars were parked along the highway
indicating a good attendance at the Heppner-St. Mary's
game. Because I chose to attend the McDaniel's 50th
Anniversary and to visit with Jeanne Dobbs, I missed the
very good contest. When I drove toward my home later I met
the cars coming away from the game and easily guessed that
Heppner had been bested because there was no horn honking
or cheering.
Jeanne Dobbs, daughter of county pioneers and the
long-time owner and operator of Jeanne's Beauty Shop on
Main Street, has been living in Hawaii for several years. She
flew to Oregon to visit her married children, Shirley and Bob,
and other family members. She was a guest in the home of
her sister Jane Rawlins for three days. Soon Jeanne will
return to the paradise islands to conintue her retirement
sounds super.
The John Breidenbach family, except high school senior
daughter Lela, moved from Heppner to Timber Lake near
Estacada last week. Lela is now sharing my home, and I feel
very lucky to have her pleasant company. I was thinking of
her as a "temporary daughter" until I found out that I am
older than both of her grandmothers now I have re-adjusted
my thinking to "temporary granddaughter."
Beloved Delia McCurdy was telling a group of friends
recently that she really thinks her life is still pretty good for
one past eighty years. Delia said that she feels adjusted to
most everything except having her "little boy" Harlan
McCurdy, Jr., reach 60 years of age.
We hear that Heppner's traveling Tibbies have returned
safely after a big look around South American. Last year
they saw New Zealand and Australia. What a way to put off
leaf raking and windshielf scraping just fly off south of the
equator.
After we read of the high incidence of divorces in the
U.S. now stated to be one of every two marriages we
wondered if there is something magic about our county. The
D.E. "Shorty" Hudsons are being congratulated on their 60
years of marriage and the Carl McDaniels have just
celebraled their fiftieth anniversary. How special!
Last week the League of Oregon Cities held its annual
get-together in Portland. Among the municipal officials
drafted to speak on a panel at the occasion was Heppner's
friendly Mayor Jerry Sweeney. Also included was this
writer's second son, Municipal Judge Bill Haberlach of
Medford.
Although they are not all down, the leaves are falling fast
from the two large Dutch elms in front of my home. The yard
and front walk are covered with their natural gold.
Because I am an experienced procrastinator I keep
thinking it is futile to collect them now and haul them back to
the vegetable plot behind the house where I believe they will
contribute to next year's garden which I hope my expert
neighbor Bill Rawlins will plant there again. After they are
all down I promise to get moving them.
This week of counting blessings. I am so thankful for life
and family and kind friends. I feel so blessed to live in our
little city, in our progressive state and in this nation which in
I spite of problems and mistakes is still the greatest place live
I on this planet.
Willow Creek Grange elects staff
The Willows Creek Grange
No. 672 elected new officers
Saturday night.
Lewis Halvorsen was elec
ted master and Willard
French was named the over
seer. Helen Crawford is the
lecturer and Bryce Keene the
steward.
The assistant steward is Lee
Palmer and the lady assistant
steward is Mary Ann Palmer.
Carmen French is the chap-
lain and Berl Akers is the
treasurer. Dot Halvorsen is
the secretary.
The executive committee
consists of Anna Ball, Mike
Matthews and Margaret
Akers.
Arthur Crawford is the
gatekeeper and Geneva Pal
mer the Ceres. Louise Keene
is the Pomona and Marilyn
Childers the Flora.
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Estate planning sessions draw wide
interest among Morrow residents
Mr. and Mrs, James A. Wishart
bv Rirdine Tullis
Kstate Planning Sessions
Draw Crowd
Financial planning for the
future seemed to be on the
minds of many local residents,
if numbers attending the
recent estate planning ses
sions are indicators.
Dr. Grant Blanche. OSU Ag
Economics department,
shared information on many
options for saving on taxes by
sound financial planning, need
for wills and written inventor
ies, life insurance and other
topics in relation to transfer
ring both real and personal
properties. The sessions at
tracted a larger number of
men and women than antici
pated in both Morrow and
Umatilla counties.
Dr. Blanche has been on the
Oregon State University staff
for 34 years and he plans to
retire at the end of the current
school year.
An Opportunity
Ever wonder where the
recipes for the Wheat Grow
er's Cake Contest were found
or how the particular recipe
was selected?
Suzanne Coppock, state
chairman for Wheathearts, is
now requesting recipes to be
considered for , use as the
official cake for future years.
You may send your favorite
recipe to your local Wheat
hearts chairman, or send it
direct to the Oregon Wheat
Growers League Office, Box
400 in Pendleton.
She requests that recipes
not include raisins, nuts,
dates, etc. as such recipes are
not satisfactory from the
standpoint of judging the
cakes.
Those attending the Wheat
Growers convention in Port
land may turn their recipe in
at the convention.
Dinah going to bake a cake
Dinah Jackson of Heppner,
winner of the Wheat Grower's
Cake Contest at the Morrow
County Fair this year, plans to
attend the Wheat Grower's
Convention and participate in
the state cake baking contest.
Heppner couple wed in candlelight
service, followed by trip to coast
Senior Citizens News
Rhonda Harris and James
A. Wishart. both of Heppner,
were united in marriage Sept.
8 at the First Christian Church
in Heppner with the Rev.
Edwin Sikes officiating.
The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Harris
and the groom the son of Mr.
and Mrs. James H. Wishart.
The maid of honor was Kate
Marshall of Pendleton and the
bridesmaids were Connie
Quigley. also of Pendleton.
and Christy Nance of Mosier.
The best man was John
Wishart of Sun Valley, Id. and
the ushers were Wade Pad
berg and Jim Marquardt, both
of Heppner.
The candle lighters were
two cousins of the bride, Amy
and Beth Peterson.
Jim Ackley provided the
music. He sang the "Wedding
Song" and "Bobbie's Song."
Attending the gift table was
Shawna Glasgow, cousin of
the bride, and the guest book
attendant was Robanai Riddle
of Pendleton.
The wedding trip was to the
coast and the couple is now
living in Heppner.
James Wishart is a 1978
graduate of Heppner High
School and he now works at
the Kinzua Mill.
Rhonda Wishart is a 1977
graduate of Heppner and she
works at the R&W Drive In.
A special treat was enjoyed
before the Heppner senior
dinner Nov. 20. Clifford Wil
liams told of his recent trip to
Norfolk Island and shared the
colored slides he brought back
from this small, unusual South
Pacific island.
Any seniors who are having
problems with keeping warm
in their homes are urged to
come to the Heppner Neigh
borhood Center and talk over
the fuel situation with Pat
Brindle. In the north county
area, folks should call Sandra
Bereit in Boardman, 481-7123,
if they need help with fuel.
Menus for the three Senior
Citizen mealsites in Morrow
County for next week, will
include: at Irrigon Nov. 26:
orange juice, spaghetti and
meat sauce, creamed peas,
relish dish of carrot sticks,
green peppers, fruit salad,
garlic bread, birthday cake
and ice cream.
In Heppner Nov. 27 corned
beef and cabbage, scalloped
potatoes, molded fruit salad,
cheese muffins and butter
scotch pudding. At lone and
Heppner Nov. 28 burger pat
ties with mushroom gravy,
baked squash, mashed pota
toes, cabbage slaw, biscuits
and jelly and applesauce with
cookies.
Jacket Workshop Popular
If you see lots of new blazers
or jackets around the county,
it may be the result of a recent
series of workshops on sewing
your own jacket offered by the
Extension service.
Fourteen women participa
ted in the Morrow sessions
offered by Debbie Lee and
Birdine Tullis. During the
workshops, emphasis was on
constructing a quality gar
ment using quicker techniques
and modern fabrics. Construc
tion details, as well as pattern
and fabric selection for time
saving sewing, were included.
Women had the opportunity to
complete a garment during
the workshop if they wished.
Morrow County participants
included: Klara Kinzer, Jan
Stroeber, Rita Sumner, Di
anna Ball, Miriam Munck,
Laura Broderick, Corrine
Lindsay, Mickey Madison,
Nellie Madison, Monica Swan
son, Nancy Miller, Janette
Logan, Bea Luciana, and
Connie Eubanks.
Identical workshops were
offered in Morrow and Uma
tilla counties. A second ses
sion will be available in
Pendleton Nov. 27 to accom
modate the many women who
could not attend the first one
because of the large number
registering to attend.
Death of a Friend
Many women who have been
involved in Extension Family
Living programs in'years past
will recall Mabel Mack. She
died at her home in Corvallis
Nov. 15 at the age of 81. She
had been retired for many
years but continued her active
interest in the OSU Extension
programs and attended the
Extension Annual Conference
in Corvallis. in late October.
Memorial services were
held at the McHenry Funeral
Home in Corvallis.
Garden Club working to preserve old rail depot
The Heppner Garden Club,
together with the Oregon
Federation of Garden Clubs,
Inc., is involved with histori
cal preservation projects. The
clubs in this area, which
comprises the Blue Mountain
District, have approved two
new district projects.
First, they are working to
preserve the native flora on
the Oregon Trail in the section
whicn crosses the Boeing
Bombing Range. The lone
Garden Club has surveyed and
classified the flora there.
Bishop Spoffard
due in Heppner
The Right Reverend Wil
liam B. Spofford Jr.. Bishop of
the Episcopal Diocese of
Eastern Oregon, will be at All
Saints Episcopal Church Sun
day. Nov. 25. at 10:30 a.m . for
a Thanksgiving and commu
nion service.
A pot luck dinner and a
parish meeting will follow the
service.
Director Rachel Jackson,
Hermiston, is leading all
District 10 clubs in the
restoration of the railroad
depot at Prairie City and the
creation of a special room
within the depot-museum for
horticultural information, as
well as to cooperate in the
landscaping of the grounds
surrounding the old depot. The
building has been listed as a
National Historic Site.
Members of the Heppner
Garden Club approved these
two projects at its Nov. 12
meeting. They had voted last
year to help furnish appropri
ate plantings for the district's
continuing historical project,
the restoratin of the Saling
House at Weston.
Heppner members worked
at creating decorative dry
arrangements along with
holding their regular business
meeting. They agreed to hold
special Monday evening work
sessions to create more sale
able arrangements and to
prepare natural Christmas
items in the Weatherford
garage on Gilmore Street Nov.
19 and Nov. 26.
On Saturday, Dec. 1, the
Heppner Garden Club's dry
creations and some Christ
masy items will be displayed
and sold at the Annual Greens
Workshop to be held in the
Fairgrounds Annex during the
hours of the AAUW Artifac
tory in the adjoining Pavilion
Building.
Persons interested in mak
ing their own door swags or
wreaths or table centerpieces
will be furnished basic natural
materials and given helpful
instruction between the hours
of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Each
participant is urged to bring
along plant clippers.
The workshop registration
fee is being kept at $1 again
this year. This covers the cost
of basic green materials and
instruction. Wire, ribbons and
various decorative trim ma
terials will be sold at cost.
Wishing You A
Bountiful
Season
Here's huping that
your holiday be
happy in every way
.. filled with good
food, good friends
and good times'
Plant Seller
250 W. Baltimore
676-5837
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Let's pause a moment and reflect
upon the true meaning of
the Thanksgiving holiday . . . and all
the gladness it brings to us.
Ray Boyce Insurance
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Heppner N.Main 676-9625
Back by popular demand
The
Funtastic
David Smatheirsif
Guaranteed pleasing to all ages
Nov. 23rd & 24th O P.M.-l A.M.
Come enjoy Jeanies
"Succulent"
Prime Rib
Champagne dinners !
every Friday and Saturday
Remember
all Elks with paid up cards
get a dinner Vi price during
your birthday month !
UEPPHER ELKS CLOD
B.P.O.E. 358
First Christian Church
Edwin W. Sikes, minister
275 Corner of Gale and Center Street 676-9209
Sundav School:9:45 Wnrhi 'CfHwVoc.i i.nn
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St. Patrick's Catholic Church
father John O'Brien Gale Street 676-9462
Services: Saturday evening 6:30
Sunday 11:00 lone Church Main Sunday 8:45
lone United Church of Christ
The Reverend Cathy Barker
Nov. 2?sf Thanksgiving Eve. Service 7-.30
1 1 :00Sunday Services
Seventh Day Adventist
Pastor Danny Adefe 506 N. Minor
Sabbath School 9:30 Saturday
Services 1 1 :00 Saturday
Saturday Evening Vespers
15 min. before Sundown
Christian Life Center
Corner of Willow & Gale 676-5581
Pastor Doug Thomas
Sunday School 9:45 Bible Studv
Worship 11:00 & 7:00 7;qq Wednesday
Church of the Nazarene
Pastor James King 345 ft. Gilmore
Sunday School 10:00 Services 11:00
John Maas, ftaslor
Parih Offica
6769940
Hope Lutheran Church
Cowins & Alfalfa, Heppner
Sunday School 9:45
Worship 11.00
VaSby Lutheran Church
lone Goosberry
Worship 9.-00
Sunday School 10:15
Our Congregations are ramify
Our worship a family affair
All Saints Episcopal
Sunday, following Thanksgiving
Services 10:30 a.m. Nov. 25, 1979
Bishop Spofford