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Jul VOL. 29. NO. 5. HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1912 SUBSCRIPTION, $1.50 PER YEAR. U (I Wil Bflflys In looking oyer our Spring stock which has just been received, ye believe we have the best 'assortment of goods,, that has ever been shown here. A Splendid Line, of Ladies' Waists, Collars, jab ots, etc. They are snappy just the style you want. Here are a few of our standbys: 4 Banner Brand Waists, Unlprwkirts & Dresses; Nemo find A(()1--iJii'nl)SOn,S P,1'!nts Atnoskea A. F. C. (i inlinins, Ripplettes and (lalateas. Red Goose Shoes for Children,, Pa cific and Swell Shoes for Ladies, Atlantic and Senate Shoes for Men and Boys, Hansen Gloves, Conqueror Hats, Standard Shirts, Collegian Clothes, Boss-of-the-Road Overalls. Royal Club Canned Goods, M. J. B. Coffee, Crystal "White Soap, Fuller's Sheep Mark- inp; Paint, Crisco, Easy Jell, etc. Thomson Bros. Our Hat Is Also. In the Ring This time it is for the (Co & Wo Squirrel Poison Last year wo were the only store handling it in Heppner, and you all know the sensation a two bit poison caused. It is sold under a money back guarantee, if not satisfactory. We have yet the first complaint to hear from. Now is the time to do effective work in ridding the farm of these little pests, the squirrels. 25c - The Can - 25c "A. M. PHELPS The Grocer E 93RD Willow Lodge No. 66 Enter ' tained Royally at Annual Affair Last Night. Willow Lodge No. 66, I. O. O. Y. fittingly celebrated ,the 9iird anniver sary of the founding -of the order in America at their hall last evening. A general invitation was extended to all members of the different branches of the order, and a laree number of invitations had alHO been given out to friends, and as a result the atten dance was very large, 'close to 300 people .being present.' No attempt had been made to present an elaborate program but such as was given was of an excellent order. The usual ritual istic work pertaining to the anniver sary of Oddfellowshm wns presented by the lpgdce, followed bv a selection on the piano by Mrs. Dr. Bovden that was heartily encored and highly appre ciated. Than followed the illustrated lecture by Rev. E. H. Harris, of Hood River, on the oriein and pro gress of Oddfellowship in America, the speaker using the stereoptican freelv in bringing nut the points of his speech The lecure was a fine presentation of the good things of the order, and was punctuated with manv lively and pertinent anecdotes. Mr. Harris is well versed in his subject and the ltcture was entertaining and instructive from beginning to end. The prcgram closed with music by a quartette, followed by a big bano.net prepared- fox the occasicn by the members of the lodge and the Rebek ahs. Willow Lodge has crown in mem bership quite rapidly the past few years, and delightful occasions of this kind should be the means of atraot ing many more to them. Children are much more likely to contract the contagious diseases when the child has a cold. That is why all medical authorities say be ware of colds. For the quick core of colds you will find nothing better than Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It' can be depended upon and is i pleasant to take. For sale by Patter son & Son. THE SABBATH DAY. Synopsis of Sermon Deliver ed Recently by Rev. E. P. Warren. Text: "Remember the Sabbath day to seen It Holy." The difference between the 4th com mandment and the rest is, it has the word "remember". No other has it. The fourth commandment was old; the rest were all new. Was given to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, and has bean knuwn ever since. Is the oldest law in the world. Now let us look at this fourth com mandment. In order that we may un derstand it, there are three questions for us to ask and answer : 1st What is meant by the Sabbath da.vi and How must we keep it holy? ' 3rd Why should we do this? First What is meant by the Sabbath day? The word Sabbath means rest. The Bible tells us that God was occu pied for six dsys in making the world. At the close of the 6th dav He had finished all that He wanted to make. The sun and the moon and the stars, and this world, and everything in it wes completed, aud God looked at all Ha had made, and behold it was very good. Then on the Seventh day, He rested. This does not mean that God was tired in the sense that we tire I when we work all week, for He never) tivAu If f?a had nnntinnnrl aiv thml. ! sand years in making worlds He would not have been tired. When it says "God rested" it only means that He stopped from making worlds. He had made as many as he wanted and then stopped. He rested on tho seventh day and hallowed it or made it holy. This was done to teach Adam and Eve and their posterity that God wanted them always to stop their work on this day and keen it boly in the same way. The sabbath day was first kept in Paradise. How beautiful must have been the Sabbath dawn to Adam and Eve in the garden. They had no church, bat every grove and the shade of every tree waa achuroh. The con gregation was made op of two people. They had no printed Bible, like ours and no mis later to preach them a ser mon. Their Bible waa all around GELEBRAT them. Every blade of grass, every trembling leaf, every opening flower preached a sermon to them, spoke to them of the wisdom and goodness of God. They had no orgxn, no choir to help them sing His praises. The gentle wind, making sweet music as it swept through the trees of the gar den, was their organ. The warbling birds, and rippling brooks were their choristers. Thus was the Sibbath kept in Paradise. It was kept after Adatri and Eve were driven out of Par adise. Enoch kept it when he walk ed with God. Noah keot it in the Ark. Abraham and Jacob kept it. The Iaelites kept it in the Wijder ness before they 'came to Mount Sinai , and it was remembered and kept by thosq who loved God in after aces. The seventh day was keDt as tho Sab bath till after our Savior rose from the dead. Then Ilia Apostles and followers were directed to keep the first day of the week, which has been observed for nearly two thousand years and i so done in memory of the resurrection of Jesus, our Lord. The seventh dav was observed in memory of work of creation which was then i finished, but the first day is kept in I memory of the wotk of Redemption. ! which was finished when Jesus rose from the dead. By the Sabbath day is meant a dav of rest and is binding on all the race. Second : How must we keep this day holy? Two things are necessary if we would keeD the Sabbath proper ly. One is to stop working: the other is to spend it in worshiping God end in thinking and learning of Him. Stop working God's command is verv positive. . It says "Six days shalt thon labor and 1o all that thou hast to do, but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord thy ' God, in it thou shalt do no manner of work." This is strong, plain language, and no one nped mistake its meaning. This commandment is very compre hensivetakes in man and beast. "Thou nor thy son nor thy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor tby maid servant, nor thy cattla. God told the Jews in another place that He snoke these words on puroose that their servants and cattle should rest as well as themslves If this commandment were properly obeyed what a quiet time there would be all over this old world of ours one day in seven. All stores closed fac tories stopped no cars running, no en gines puffing, no sound of saw and hammer heard, but every person and thing would be at rest. But the Lord said: "The Sabbth was made for man." Precisely so. But not for man to abuse. A false argument is often set uo on this expression, as if man could do as he pleased with the Sabbath. The earth was made for man, but not for him to' neglect or desecrate. The ve'y extrusion itself is proof of the saoredness of the day. It is not said Monady was made for man. A special meaning attaches to this gift of time : It is holy; it is a testing place on the journey of life; it is God's gt to man. God does not require unreasonable things of us. The Lord and his did Dies plucked the ears of corn on the Sbbath day; David and his fol lowers went into the temple and ate the show biead on the Sabbath day which was only lawful for the priests to do. But these were to satisfy the honger of man. Animals must be fed and watered: the sick must be looked after on Sunday: the kitchen mast be opened as well as the parlor on the Sabbath .day. But we must not forget that God has set apart this day for His use. The day should be spent in rest, worship and meditation. It is God's day and is set apart for Him. Third: Why Fhould we do this? Because of God's example and com mand. God has given us all our time and has a perfect right to demand one seventh to be given to Him. It is our part to obey God's command ani trust to hs grace. The financial lift that the Library Association gets as a result of the tea on Friday evening at I. O. O. F. hall is the sum "of $0-1.00. This is very gratifying to the ladies and will help them very much in the work. Be sides being a financial snccess, the evening's entertain-nent of vocal and instiumental music was greatly enjoy ed. The musical talent of the town gladly responded to the invitation to participate and thete were many ex cellent numbers rendered. While there was an abundant sopply of good "eats" there was none too much for the very large number in attendance. As to the library, tbia will be a suo cess. The women of the city are back of it and it will have to go. For Sale. A good Underwood typewriter at Lexington Creamery. MAY 6, CIRCUS DAY. Tucked away somewhere deeply in the inner most ennscioosnefs of every human being is the r nwibrance of the first circus ever attended. Time has wronght manv changes but the circus has not gone backwards. In the onward progress the Al O. Barnes Big Three Ring Wild Animal Circus has forged to the front until now it is the largest exhibition cf its kind in the world. " This big show will give two full and complete performances in Hepnner on Monday, May 6. There is not a village of any size in the United States or Canada where the name of the AI G. Barnes Circus is not a household word. With the show is carried the greatest and most varied collection of animals ever assembled together at one time. There are more trained animals with the show than may be found in tho combined menageries of the four larg est circuses. The Al G. Barnes Circus is the one show that's different. It is in a class by itself. The feats performed bv the man eating forest bred animals have never before been dunlicated in any exhibition. No hetter tribute could be paid to Mr. Barnes than that by one of America's foremast college presidents, who after witness ing a performance referred to it- in a personal letter to the owm-r as a col lege for the higher education of dumb beasts. With the show is carried 350 educa ted and trained animals. Among them are twenty African forest bred lions, a herd of eleuhants, a caiavan of camels, inoluding a baby "shin of the desert" , leopards, roval Bengal tigers, pumas, bears, jaguars, zebras, hyenas monkeys of every known spe cies, dogs and ponies. Every animal carried with the show is a performer. Among the many favorites to be seen will be Herr Louis Roth and his twenty performing lions, Maj. Robert Thornton and his troupe of perform ing bears, Prof. Emery and his herd of Siamese elephants, Mme. Florine and her educated Persian leopards, Oapt. Stonewall and his sea lions, Miss Ethel Bonde and her trained Arabian Stallions, lions monkeys dogB and ponies and Mme. La Monte and her royal Bengal tigers. All the wild animal acts are per formed in steel arenas weighing many tons, under the supervision of a corps of the world's greatest and most cele brated trainers. Altogether there are more than half a hundred heart-stilling acts, each of which has never been duplicated with any animal exhibition in the entire world. Som idea of the magnitude of the show may be obtained when one takes into consideration that it requires twenty-eight specially constructed railroad cars to transport this zoolog ical paradise. Three hundred em ployes are required to operate it. Everyone of whom has an especial task to perform for it must be remem bered there are no drones with a cir cus. The amount oi teea ior me animals for one month is equivalent to a small fortune. Al G. Barnes is familiarly known everywhere as "the animal master or America's greatest showman. He prides himself with the clean and high tone standard he has always held for the show. No gambling is allowed upon the show grounds or city streets on the day of exhibition. A gorgeous glittering, mastcdontic Btreet parade one mile in length headed by two trumpeting military bands will leave the show grounds at 10:30 o'clock on the day of exhibition. Two performances will be given in the water proof tents at 2 and 8 p. ra. Mr. Robert Neal Crawford worked off a sntprise on his numerous rela tives in this county and other parts of Oregon, by taking to himsell a wite. He was married to Miss Norma Kiger, a charming young lady of Corvallis. at the Christian church in that citv on last Saturday evening. Rev. H. H. Hubble, the pastor, performig the ceremony and the young people arrived in Heppner on Monday evening to make this city their home for a time at least. R. N. has been busy since re ceiving the congiatulations of his friends. Mr. Orren Beaty, of Moro. agrieul tural advisor for the Tri-Couny Developument League, was in Hepp ner oo Wednesday, leaving for home this morning. Mr. Beaty will return to this county again in a few days to make a thoro canvas of oui needs here. He has already visted the other two counties embraced in the league and has been over a coasiderable poi tion of Morrow county and finds .crop conditions the best in years. ?$KiU School Notes. Hy fiii.it. Xotson.) On .April z;, I looked in upon tho. Lexington school. Tde teacheis ?nd. pupils are busy closing up the vvork of the year. On primary eleciioa dav, the pupils of the upper grades and an object lessun in civil govern ment. Sample ballots were procured from the voting place, and the purjils. had au election. Only one baUot was found to be defective. This made the work practical for the pupils, and the interest in governmental affairs was intensified. No partisan spirit waa manifested. Now, that many rural schools have closed and others will soon close, it may be difficult to keep the school contests in mind. I hope, however, that parents and pupils will not loa sight of this matter, but will take an interest in it and do something towar.i making a fair test of the value of the confe.-.ts. State Sunt. Alderman has b?eti eallrg attention to the fact that soma school boards are negligent about pro viding a fldg for the school and -jtbera do not make and provision for display ir.g it when one is provided. Tne law is plain on this mitter, and no disti'iut should ignore it. A good flag for a, rural school can be purchased for fl.OT. Only a few districts in this county havi) neglected this matter. DATE IS FIXED. A meeting of the Morrow Connfcy Poultry Association was held at the Council chambers iu Heppner, Tues day evening, for the purpose of select ing a date for next winter's poultry show and employ a judge to place the awards. It was decided to hold the show om January 14, 15, 16 and 17 and a prop osition from Judge Miller Purvis of" Wendell. Idaho, was accepted, to place the awards at that time. It is the intention of the Associa tion to make this one of the leading: shows of the season and its members-, are to be congrtulated for obtaining; the services of so noted a judge. Morrow county is an ideal poultry country and this fair should do rauchw to stimulate the poultry industry as. well as being of gfeat value in ad vertising the resouices of tho county.. Membership in the Association is. only one dollar and every one inter ested should join and help push av. good thing along. The secretary , L. W. Brigga. has ; supply of membership cards and will 1 be pleased to take your dollar and filL out a card for you. Everybody boost. Supt. S. E. Notson departed this- morning on a visit to Pis old nome in Iowa. His mother has been very ill for seme time and owing to the in firmities of old age, she may pass away any time. Mr. Notson will also- -attend the General Conference of the- M. E. church as a lay delegate from, Oregon, and will be absent from home-. for several wesas. John B. Ratto, representing the final' number of the Heppner Lyceurr Course for 1011-1912, was listened to with rapt attention and delightful appreciation by an audience that filled the Star theater to its utmost capacity on Monday evening. Ratto is an im personator par eicellence; he Is in a. class by himself, and his Heppner -audience was well pleased with every number on the program. If lie ever r-nm this wav aeain he will have a much larger hearing. This number is the last of tre series for this year, and so far as we have been able to leard, it is the unamouns opinion that it has been the very best series of entertainments ever brought to the town. At the close of Mr. Ratto'rf entertainment an expression waiven as to a course for the coming season . that guarantees more liberal support for the lycenm bureau in the futura. than has Iven heretofore. r..rrisT ciiriini. Bible school 10 a. m. Preaching It a. m. Subject: "Report i:r.dv School Convention at Pendleton." B. Y. P .L, C:30 p. m. Preaching, morning and evening at lone hy Rev. J. W. Morris and Rev. J. McAllister. Serices at Morgan Sunday 12 a. nj. by Mr. E. H. Andrews. The pnblia invited to all these services. JOHN MCALLISTER. Tastor.. Lost A brown mare weighing about laOOi' branded EE on right stifle; v. hite star ip forehead. This animal disappeared from the cattle and horse reserve near Haidman in October last. A reward of $10 will be paid for infotmatioa leading to the recovery of thisaoimsL. E, E. LOVGREN. 3t. Eight Mile Oregon.