The Hermiston herald. (Hermiston, Or.) 19??-1984, September 13, 1934, Image 1

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VOLUME XXVIII
220 ANNUAL PROJECT
FAIR WILL OPEN
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Parade Will Start at 10:00 AM.
Miss Shutter Will Reign as Queen
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The twenty-second annual 'Uma­
tilla Project fair will open in Her­
miston, Friday, September "21st,
with one of the biggest programs
ever arranged for any previous fair.
Displays in farm crops, poultry,
dairy, flowers, honey, women's de­
partment, 4-H club showmanship and
demonstrations, will be the main at­
tractions on Friday, it was p
out at the final fair board m ting
10:00 A. M. with one of the t
show.
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Saturday’s program will on non, at
10:00 A.M., with one of the t
parades ever attempted hei win
which 4-H club floats will be
ed in competition. The queen
Sylvia Shutter and her atte:
will head the parade. Boy S
city officials, visiting celet
floats from local business hous and
many prize winning stock w tbe
seen in the line of march whic will
head west on Main street.
In the afternoon from 2 to.5. o’
clock a rodeo depicting the western
epic will be staged in the arena
the fair grounds. Roy Attebury. w
has charge of the grounds, repon
at the meeting that stock forw
show had been secured from J
Owens and Bill Kick, besides cot!
local stock which will be b
in. The Owens stock is kno
every cowboy who follows the
Entries will be taken by
Attebury at the Herald office
day, and cowboys wishing to.
their chances with other riders,
accepted upon payment of the en
fee which will be $2.
Congressman Walter M. Pierce
will be a platform speaker just be-
fore-the big show starts Saturday
afternoon. This arrangement was
made by H. J. Stillings, district
democratic committeeman.
Judging Done Friday.
Dr. L. J. Allen, assistant state 4-H
club leader, will judge the club live-
stock, and H. G. Avery, Union coun­
ty agent, will judge crops and live­
stock open class, Assistant County
Agent Sawyer reported. An attempt-
will be made to complete all judging
Friday.
Concessions Secured.
H. A. Pankow, who has charge of'
the concessions, reported that one
ride and five concessions woud be
brought in by a company from Port­
land which had its show equipment
at the Heppner rodeo two weeks ago.
The local Boy Scout troop will main­
tain a booth on. the grounds, and the
American Legion Auxiliary Unit
will operate a food booth as in form­
er years.
Admission Prices Low.
Grade school children will be ad­
mitted free Friday and adult admis­
sions have been set at thirty-five
cents. On Saturday adult tickets will
be fifty cents and children’s tickets
twenty-five cents.
Passes will be issued only by su­
perintendents who will secure them
by presenting a list of names to the
secretary of the board.
(Continued on Pago 3)
MRS. RALPH JODER HEADS
IRRIGATION PIONEERS.
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FRIDAY, SEPT.
Umatilla Project Fair and Rodeo September 21-22
HERMISTON, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY,
MRS. t.THRYN C. DURFEY
EQUIPMENT
BURIED IN PORTLAND MONDAY
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All 4-H clubs planning on
taking patt in demonstrations
at the Umatilla Project fair,
Friday and Saturday, Septem-
ber 21-22, are requested to noti-
fy Mrs. W. A. Hineline, Farm
Bureau club leader, or William
A. Sawyer, assistant county
agent, in order that time may
be reserved for the demonstra-
tions.
Mrs. Hineline announced to-
day that unless other equip-
ment was requested, only a ta-
ble and flamo stove with three
burners would be furnished. If
sewing club leaders request, a
sewing machine will be fur-
nished, she said.
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Mrs. Cathryn C. Durfey, beloved
mother of C. Jarvis Durfey, passed
away Friday, September 7, in a Port-
land hospital where she had been
transferred from Pendleton only a
few days before. Mrs. Durfey had
been seriously ill for only six weeks
and tier passing came as a shock to
the community.
Funeral services were held Mon­
day from the Zeller Funeral Chapel
in Portland and Interment made in
the Bose City cemetery.
Mis. Durfey had operated the
Hermiston Hotel here for 10 years
and had a patronage that considered
It one of the best hotels between
Arlington and Pendleton. It was
known to every salesman who made
this territory as a hotel where ser­
vice was given.
Before opening the Hermiston
Hotel Mrs. Durfey owned the Corlls
on the west side of town which has
been operated as an apartment
house for the past two years.
Mrs. Durfey leaves her son C. Jar-
vis Durfey of Hermiston.
, Hermiston people who attended
the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. H. T.
Fraser, Harold K. Dean, N. R. Muel-
ler, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Swayze and
former residents of Hermiston who
now reside In Portland.
WESTWARD
HO PARADE FRIDAY
AT PENDLETON ROUND-UP.
ANNOUNCED,
4-H
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CONGRESSMAN PIERCE GETS
50-YEAR I.O.O.F. JEWEL
Congressman Walter M. Pierce
was presented with a 50-year jewel
by the I.O.O.F. Eureka No. 32 lodge
at Pendleton, Monday night, Sep-
tember.10. Mr. Pierce became a
member, of the order at Milton in
1884.
The jewel was presented by R.
Alexander, father of Mrs. E. P. Dodd
of Hermiston, and also a holder of
a 50-year jewel. Other 50-year jewel
holders present were E. E. Sharon,
secretary of the Oregon grand lodge
for 40 years, and Wm. Moron, pres­
ent secretary.
Members attending from Hermis­
ton included Curtis Simons, O. C.
Pierce, H. A. Pankow, Gwyn Hugh­
es, Dewey Grindstaff, Wm. Long-
horn, Art Beasley, Mr. Dawson and
Harry McMillan.
Friday. September 14, is the day
for the famous “Westward Ho” par-
ade at the Silver Jubilee Pendleton
Round-Up and the Round-Up Asso­
ciation has received many indica-
tions that the public, remembering
that the parade was held on Satur-
former years, hopes that the
Blooms Reach Nome.
will get around, so that visi-
Mr.
and
Mrs. Wm. Bloom, former
111 not be disappointed. The
educators
in
the Umatilla schools
-Up, now in readiness, will be
three days, Thursday, Friday who left the first of August for
turday, September 13, 14 and Nome, Alaska, where Mr. Bloom will
be employed as superintendent,
reached their destination on the
On Friday, the second day of Pen­
"Victoria” about August 19. A let­
dieton's 25th Anniversary Round-
ter was received this week by Mrs
Up, the longest and most colorful,
Bloom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
and most historically accurate
Dyer, which was written at Seward
"Westward Ho” parade ever presen­
where the Blooms had seen blubber
ted will be the most outstanding
removed from a 100-ton whale. The
feature of Pendleton’s great western
last boat scheduled for Nome this
exhibition, according to the Round-
season left Seattle last Friday, and
Up board. Parade director George all mall will be received by plane
Strand has many historic relics of during the fall and winter months.
the Northwest never before shown
Mall will arrive there once a week
and the line of march will be ten
the letter stated.
blocks longer than in any former
year. The parade will be a thrill­
Boy, 16, Get* Prison Term.
ing panorama of the old West. Ex­
Henry Maatterese, alias Henri Di-
plorers, trappers, gold seekers, pio­
neers, Indian fighters, in fact, the veny, 16, of New York city, was sen­
entire life of the early days, will be tenced to two years in the peniten­
faithfully represented. And all of tiary Monday by Calvin L. Sweek
the ancient forms of transportation on a plea of guilty of assault with
will be seen—covered wagons, pack intent to kill. He and Allen McMil­
trains, buckboards, stagecoaches and lan, 23, of Spokane, were charged
the Pony Express. Scores of full with shooting William Shepherd of
blooded Indians will be on the war Umatilla when he surprised them In
path and several fine bands will be his garage last month. McMillan
in line, including the renowned is bound over to the grand jury un­
Cowboy Mounted Band and a 60 der >1500 bail.
piece band from LaGrande.
SEPTEMBER 13, 1934
SEALOCKS AT
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BONNEVILLEPROVIOE
NEW DEVELOPMENT
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James Redhorse and Billy Wild-
horse were bound over to the grand
jury in the justice court of P. P.
Sullivan here Monday, on the charge
of stealing a horse from Archie
Rugg and a saddle from H. A. Hook­
er.
Another case was bound over to
the grand jury Monday when R. J.
Marshall was picked up for passing
had checks.
Roes Black was sentenced to ten
lays In the county jail for vagrancy
after being taken to Pendleton Mon­
day by Deputy Sheriff H. A. Pan­
kow.
The name of Mrs. Ralph Joder Of
Umatilla should have appeared as
president of the "Irrigation Pio­
neers” association instead of Llew-
ellyn Brownell of Umatilla. Brow­
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nell was elected vice president, Jas­
per Templeton, treasurer and Mrs. ALICE WHITLARK IB NEW
Wm. Bensel, secretary.
UMATILLA COUNTY NURSE.
Mrs. Wm. Sanders of Hermiston
and Childs Barham of Columbia dis­
trict lead the community sing, in-
Miss Allee Whitlark arrived in
stead of Mrs. W. A. Sanders. .
Pendleton last week to take up her
dutiee as county health nurse, suc-
Call far Warrants.
seeding Mrs. Ruth Hinegardner,
Union high school district No. * who resigned recently.
calling all warrants up to and in­
Miss Whitlark has had a number
cluding No. 2028. Present to R. A. of years experience and comes to the
Brownson for payment.
county from Rockport, Mo., where
R. A. BROWNSON, Clerk.
ehe was the Atcheson county health
nurse. During the summer she was
Call for Warrants.
field nurse supervisor for the fed­
Calling all school district No. 14 eral relief project In Nebraska. She
warrants up to and including No. was formerly field nurse for Wash­
1041. Interest stops on September ington university at St. Louis, after
securing her bachelor of science de­
15, 1934.
OTTO C. PIERCE, Clerk,
gree at that university.
VOTERS' ATTENTION CALLED TO
HERALD WILL BE ISSUED
EARLY NEXT WEEK.
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F. T. A. WILL GIVE RECEPTION
McCoy Loses Deciiion.
FOR TEACHERS SEPT. 19.
The first meeting of the local
P. T. A. will be in the form of a
reception for the teachers, Septem-
ber 19; tn the high school auditor­
ium. A program is being outlined
by the president of the organisation,
Mrs. Albert Moser. The program
will start promptly at 8:00 o'clock.
Refreshments will be served fol­
lowing the program.
Shot Injur* Foot.
Bud Sommerer, son of Mr. and
Mrs. H. M. Sommerer, accidentally
shot off his toe with a 16-gauge
Winchester shotgun while hunting
Sunday, September 9. He was taken
to the Pendleton hospital and is
getting along nicely.
In the boxing card staged at Stan­
field Saturday night, September 8,
by Joe Quick of Hermiston, the de-
cisión in the main event went to K.
O. Warner, 154 pound Pendletonian,
over Kid McCoy, 155 pound Enter­
prise fighter. A slight change was
made in the card as formerly an­
nounced.
Hospital Committee Named.
At a meeting Tuesday night In
the William A. Sawyer office a
committee consisting of H. M. Som­
merer, H. J. Ott and F. C. McKenzie
was appointed to work with other
committees on a plan for a com­
munity hospital. A meeting was held
Thursday night. Guy Amsberry act­
ed as temporary chairman.
Cutting the Melon
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UMATILLACOUNTYBOY
• REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE.
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In order that the Herald may •
• reach subscribers a day before •
• the big Umatilla Project fair •
• open* in Hermiston, September •
• 21st, It will be issued a day •
• earlier next week. It will be •
H. G. WEST ASKS FOR SUPPORT • entered In the Thursday morn- •
• ing mail in order that sub- •
OF INLAND PEOPLE.
• scribers may read all about the •
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Pint Step in 7-Point Program Ac­ • show which opens Friday.
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Premium
lists
may
be
ob-
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complished; Construction of Uma-
• tained at the Herald office by •
till* Dam Inevitable.
• anyone who has not secured •
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H. G. West, executive secretary of ♦ one.
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ciation. was the main speaker at a
dinner meeting of the Hermiston SPRINGS IN UMATILLA FOREST
Commercial club Tuesday evening.
AREA TO END DROUTH.
Mr. West says that the victory in
connection with the building of sea-
locks at the Bonneville dam pro­
Work has begun and is progress­
vides a new set-up on the Columbia ing on developing 48 springs in the
river and makes additional develop­ Umatilla forest to relieve the drouth
ment possible. As a result the asso­ situation and provide water for
ciation is seeking support in its cam­ sheep and cattle on the mountain
paign to carry out its other object­ ranges, J. F. Irwin, supervisor of
ives, including channel work be­ the forest, announced recently.
tween Celilo and Umatilla and the
Because of the dry conditions in
building of the Umatilla rapids dam. the mountains cattle and sheep on
The work of the waterways asso­ the summer range In the Blue moun­
ciation was reviewed briefly by tain* are already being brought to
Judge C. L. Sweek. president, and the lowlands. In ordinary seasons
supplementary talks were made by the stock remains in the mountains
G. A. Hartman, viee president, and until much later.
by E. B. Aldrich, editor of the East
The springs, 24 in Umatilla coun­
Oregonian.
and 24 in Morrow county, are
ty
Mr. Sweek explained th* import­
ance of the sea locks hearing held bring developed with SERA funds as
at The Dalles which aided in bring­ part of the state drouth relief pro­
ing about favorable action on the gram. The work is under the di­
rection of Roacoe Neil, district
part of the army engineers.
Mr. Hartman pictured President SERA engineer with headquarters
Roosevelt as “river minded” and at La Grande. Three crews of five
suggested that the interior forces men each are being employed.
work with unity so as to secure
maximum results during hl* admin­
Local Melon* Win Prize Money.
istration.
Al
Bolstad received a check and
Mr. West reported that the asso­
ciation Is seeking the support of fair premium ribbons from the Ore­
grange organizations In Oregon and gon state fair directors this week
that he has already spoken before tor entries made in the watermelon
several groups. Similar support has division for local grown melons.
been pledged by granges In Wash­ Watermelons grown by Bolstad have
received recognition in all Pacific
ington.
Northwest
markets for their fine
Approximately 35 local members
were present at the meeting at quality. The melons are grown on a
60-acre tract southwest of Hermis­
which F. C; McKenzie presided.
ton.
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HORSE THIEVES BOUND OVER
TO GRAND JURY MONDAY
SUBSCRIPTION, $1.00 PER YEAR
In order to vote at the coming
general election on Tuesday, Nov­
ember 6th, all voters must be regis­
tered.
Voters who did not cast their bal­
lots at the last general election two
years ago might not be registered.
If a voter has moved into another
precinct since last voting he may
not be registered and should check
with the registrar.
All persons under voting age, but
who will be twenty-one on or before
November 6th, may register now. If
the voter desires to change his poli­
tical party he must do so by re-
registering, or if voter has changed
his or her name by marriaage (or
otherwise) he or she should re-regi­
ster.
Registration books close Satur­
day, October 6th, 1934,
F. C. McKenzie at the Oregon
Hardware & Implement company
store is the official registrar for
this district and anyone who is not
sure about their registration may
check with Mr. McKenzie before
October 6th.
It is the duty of every citizen to
vote so register at your earliest op­
portunity.
Remember—the books close Oc­
tober 6th.
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S. D. WILLIAMS DISSOLVES
BUSINESS INTERESTS HERE.
S. D. Williams, who has served
Hermiston and adjacent territory as
jeweler for the past year, left Mon­
day for Walla Walla where he will
be employed by A. E. Fitzgerald,
Jeweler.
Mr. Williams states that be has
enjoyed his work here but that the
new opportunity of making a change
had a decided advantage over his
present business. Anyone having
repair work that has not been called
for or delivered may call for It at
any time, Mr. Williams says.
F. ELLIS MOYER WILL OPEN
MEN’S CLOTHING STORE HERE
F. Ellis Moyer of Heppner, who
has been employed by J. C. Penney
Co., for the past five years, will open
a men’s and boys’ clothing store in
Hermiston, Wednesday, September
19. Mr. Moyer has leased the Shaar
building on Main street and is re­
modeling before moving his stock.
The establishment will be known
as “Moyers” and will carry a Une of
stylish, up-to-date merchandise. Mr.
Moyer says he will be ready to do
business on Wednesday of next
week. He was In town Thursday
making arrangements for the open-
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NAMED OUTSTANDING
STATE 4-H CLUBBER
ELMER SMILEY WINS LOUGHARY
JERSEY CALF.
Local 4-H Clubbers Win Honorable
Mention ;
Helen Jendrze jewski
Placed First in Canning.
Local 4-H club boys and girls
made some fine showings at the
Oregon state fair at Salem last week.
One of the most outstanding of these
was the announcement by H. C.
Seymour, state club leader, of the
two boys and two girls outstanding
in all 4-H club projects at this year's
fair. Elmer Smiley, a Freewater
boy, from Umatilla county, was
named as one of these two boys.
Chrlss Starr of Yamhill county was
the only boy, and the girls were
Helen Michael and Myrna Jaan
Laird, both of Lane county.
Smiley is 17 years old and has
been engaged in 4-H club work for
eight years. He was local leader of
the Fruitvale Pig club and has at-
tended summer school at Oregon
State college for six years. Smiley
started club work with one Jersey
heifer and now owns 25 head of
purebred livestock.
William A. Sawyer of Hermiston,
assistant county agent for Umatilla
county, names some of Smiley’s
placements as follows: his livestock
placements at the 1934 state fair
included second on Jersey producing
row. second on Jersey junior year-
ling, third in Jersey championship,
first on pen of four market Duroc
Jersey pigs, first on single fat hog,
eight on junior sow pig, tenth in
pig showmanship, sixth on Hamp­
shire yearling ewe and second on
medium wool sheep showmanship.
Smiley also won the Loughary Jer­
sey calf.
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The Umatilla county livestock
judging team placed third in the
state contest. Members of the team
were Elmer Smiley, Alfred Bixby
and Harold Smiley, a cousin of El-
mer’s, all from Freewater, Or.
Girls Win Honor*.
Miss Helen Jendrzejewski, mem­
ber of the We-Can Canning club un­
der the leadership of Mrs. W. A.
Hineline of Hermiston, won first In
second division canning. A demon­
stration team from the same club
composed of Margaret Clarke and
Helen Jendrzejewski placed fifth in
the canning demonstration. There
were 14 teams entered. Miss Jendrze­
jewski was also elected as a member
of the executive board in the girl*’
dormitory.
SENATOR ZIMMERMAN WILL
Other placings were made by Leo
Rueber of Stanfield; eight on
SPEAK HERE SUNDAY, SEPT. 16
Hampshire yearling ewe; Bernard
Senator Zimmerman, independent Jendrzejewski of Hermiston, ninth
candidate for governor of the state on Hampshire yearling ewe.
Stock Entered.
of Oregon, will speak at the Metho-
Stock from the west end of Uma-
diet church Sunday, September 16.
at 8:00 P. M., according to an­ tilla county was entered by Clare
nouncement made by R. G. Penney Lindner, 1 Holstein heifer; Bernard
president of the "Zimmerman for Jendrzejewski, 2 Hampshire sheep;
Governor” club which was organized and Leo Rueber of Stanfield, 2
in Pendleton Tuesday evening. Mrs Hampshire sheep and 2 Duroc Jersey
Minnie McFarland of Umatilla is hogs.
Mrs. W. A. Hineline, Farm Bureau
vice president, John Crow of Pen­
dleton. secretary-treasurer. A mass 4-H club leader, and William A.
meeting has been arranged for Tues- awyer, assistant county agent, ac-
I day. September 18. in the court ompanied the 4-H clubbers from
house at Pendleton, at 8:00 p. m. 1 ■ V est end of the county to Salem.
I vith Senator Zimmerman as the
CARD or THANKS.
| speaker.
For the kindnesses shown u* by
Weiner Bake Enjoyed.
our friends at the loss of our be-
More than a hundred people gath­ 'oved mother, we wi*h to express
ered about small campfires, under a our appreciation.
C. JARVIS DURFEY
clear, starry sky in Columbia park
last Saturday night to enjoy a wei-
ner bake, and music by Donald De-
Moss, Bruce Follett and Eddie Pe­
ALONG THE CONCRETE
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terson. More than 127 pounds of
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welners were consumed, it was esti­ >
mated by the purchases made that -69$8*9******** 9
day at local stores. Other affairs
A serious collision occurred In
of a slightly different nature will he Minnehah district last week when a
scheduled at times later In the sea­ log owned by W. G. Rodda and *
son, hy the Umatilla Project Farm kunk came together.
Bureau and Auxiliary, It was an­
Someone got Tom Jensen’s goat
nounced by the vice president of aturday. Tom said today he hoped
the ladies organization, Mrs. C. L. o get it hack soon. He had him oa
Upham.
Main street Sunday.
A man by the name of Redhorse
Weather Report.
Date
Max. Min. ¡tole a hay horse, which he traded
September 6 ...................... 93 .... 62 to a Mr. Wildhorse tor a black horse
September 7 ...................... 88
65 and was caught in Blackhorse can-
September 8 ...................... 77 .... 57 yon. What a horsey story.
G. A. Garrett furnished some
September 9
82 .... 51
September 10 .................... 77 .... 55 amusement for U. P. stage passen-
September 11 .................... 74 .... 49 gers Saturday by calling all stops
September 12
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There was a trace of precipitation Mor-Tone sound wagon which was
parked on Main street.
on the 10th.
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