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Local And Personal Happen
ings of Heppner And
Henry Howell received a visit
A six room house and five lots for
sale, with chicken houses and out-
Christmas from his two sons who live
at lone, where they are attending
hnildines. This is a good Duy. trice
and terniB all that could be asked
for. For further particulars see
Smead & Crawford.
When you are going past Gilliam &
Bisbce's take a look at their store
windows; there is something un
usual. Olaf Bergstrom and Bon John were
Ora Adkins and family returned to
their Rhea creek home on Monday
after a visit of a week with relatives
in Portland and vicinity.
Phone 26F33 for good wheat hay.
Guy Fuller was a Heppner visitor
on Tuesday.
C. B. Ewlng was In the city from
Cecil Monday.
E. G. Harlan and Walter Cochran
went to Echo Tuesday.
Miss Lulu Hager is visiting with
relatives in Pendleton.
J. H. Frad, .Black horse farmer,
was in the city Tuesday.
Robert Buschke of lone was a
Heppner visitor last Friday.
L. Carlson, the Gooseberry farm
er, spent Sunday in Heppner.
Mrs. Chas. Hams, of Hardman was
a guest in our city on Monday.
D. S. Barlow, of Eight Mile, was
seen Q' our streets last Tuesday.
Sam Ganger was up from lone
last Saturday evening on business.
Miss Jesse Miller of lone visited
with Heppner friends last Tuesday.
That suap table at Gilliam & BIs-
bee's supplies everybody. Go and
see it.
George Bleakman and Chester Sa
ling were in the city from Hardman
Miss Josephine Cameron is spend
ing the holidays with her mother in
The Misses Pearl and Nellie
Thompson are visiting with relatives
at Athena.
Claud Coats, well known young
farmer was a business visitor In our
city Tuesday.
B. F. Swaggart, the Lexington
mule man. transacted business in
Heppner Tuesday.
0. C. Stephens was down from
Hardman on Monday to attend so
business matters.
Mrs. Frank Wlnnard was in the
city Tuesday from her home on the
Headquarters ranch.
A. J. Hunt, well known Clarks
Canyon farmer, was a visitor in
Heppner oi Tuesday.
A. L. Ayers and wife of Parkers
Mill, will spend the remainder of
the winter In Heppner.
Will Howard and family were
Heppner visitors from their home on
s Butter creek last Tuesday.
Frank Rasmus spent Christmas
with the home folks, Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Rasmus, in this city.
Miss Virginia Crawford will spend
the week-end in lone, as a guest at
the home of Mrs. J. A. Waters.
James MTlrtha, the Rock creek
sheeoman. transacted business in
" Heppner several days this week.
John Stevenson and wife are over
from Prineville on a visit with the
relatives of Mr. Stevenson In this
Mrs. Jesse Hall, who was operated
upon at the Heppner Sanatorium on
Monday, is now on the road to rapid
K. S. Duran, prominent Lexington
citizen, was a caller in Heppner Tues
day, looking after some matters of
The Patterson and Elder and the
Wells and Wells barber shops will
be open until noon only on New
Year's Day.
Miss Marie Cason of lone, is spend
ing a few days visiting at the home
of her uncle, John Cason, In south
east Heppner.
HELP WANTED Girl or woman
for housework in Bmall family. Per
manent place. Inquire at office of the
Harold Colin left Monday for Ber
kley, California, where he will enter
the state university at the opening
of the second semester.
Miss Blanche Minor Is spending
the holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Minor. She has been
attending school in Portland.
Mrs. Nancy Gentry returned on
Thursday last from a visit with her
daughter in Idaho. Since returning
to Heppner Mrs. Gentry has been
quite sick.
Mr. and Mrs. Osmin Hager enter
tained at Christmas dinner for Mrs,
Mary A. Bartholomew, Mrs. Emile
Kelly and Mr. Dan Stalter and Nals
Geo. W. Chapln was In from Rock
creek on Monday. He reports little
or no moisture at his place so far
this winter and there is much dust
in tho roads.
Miss Venice Jones returned to her
home in Portland Wednesday morn
ing after visiting for several days
, with her mother, Mrs. Josle Jones at
Parkers Mill.
Misses Katherine E. McFaul and
Eileen Bowling, popular young la
dies of Pendleton, are visiting at the
home of their cousins, Misses Syblll
and Marie Hager.
A. C. Cronin, who conducted the
popularity contest for the Gazette
Times, left Saturday evening for
Portland, to Join Mrs. Cronin. They
will go on to California.
Farmer Frank Turner is making
delivery of a lot of fine wheat hay
in town this week, for which he is
realizing a good cash return.
Mrs. J. W. Mall and two sons are
visiting at the home of Mrs. Mall's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Brown
in this city. Mrs. Mall resides in
Mrs. W. C. Howard and two child
ren arrived on Sunday evening from
Stanficld to spend a few days visiting
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. Adkins in this city.
S. L. Beck has recently arrived
at lone and will operate a well drill
ing outfit in that vicinity, coming
prepared with one of the best ma
chines ever brought Into the county.
Miss Muriel McCarty Is spending
the holidays at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. McCarty,
in this city. Miss McCarty is a
student of St. Mary's Academy at The
Dalles. '
Glenn Hayes was In from his ranch
south of town Tuesday. He is mak
ing extensive preparations to build
a modern residence and Ed Hunt
Is now engaged in hauling out the
BrownsVillo Times: George Cur-
rin, of Heppner, who has been visit
ing in Brownsville and vicinity with
relatives and friends, wont to Cot
tage Grove Sunday to visit before re
turning home. '
Miss Mabel Wilcox visited with the
Geo. J. Currin family in Heppner this
week. Miss Wilcox is now living
with her parents at their new home
near Jordan Siding, and attends high
school in lone.
James .Farley was over from Rock
creek this week, visiting with rel
atives and friends and looking after
business interests. Mr. Farley is
now engaged in running sheep in the
Rock Creek country.
Deputy Sheriff George McDuffee
has been laid up at his home during
the past week, suffering a severe at
tack of la grippe. He is better and
will be able to take up his duties as
Sheriff after the first of the year.
'The people of Rhea creek enjoyed
a splendid Christmas entertainment
at which there was a large distribu
tion of presents, at the Rugg school
house on Christmas eve. There was
a large turnout and presents for ev
erybody. Cyrus Aiken is spending the hol
idays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Aiken in this city. Cyrus is now
traveling for Collier's Weekly and we
understand that he has a first class
job. This is his first visit home in
two years.
We have a fine new Bungalow, a
good barn and two lots in Lents, Ore
gon, valued at $6000 to trade for
Morrow county land. If Interested
come and see us. This property is
not over-priced.
transacting business In Heppner yesterday.
f. Crockett Kirk came' up from
Medford last night, after visiting for
several weeks with his son at that
Culver was chosen the county seat
of Jefferson county, Oregon, after a
day and a half of balloting. Madras
and Metolius were the other two
towns which made a strong bid for
the location.
Marshall Phelps arrived home
Thursday evening form Omaha, Neb.,
where he has been spending the past
year, and will visit for some time
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
Phelps in this city. Marshall left
Heppner in the Fall of 1912 after
graduating from the Heppner High
School, and entered college at Belle
view, Neb., for one year. Lately he
has been connected wth the Interna
tional Harvester Company at Omaha.
News has been received here of the
wedding in Portland on Christmas
of Miss Mabelle Cameron and G. A.
Marshall. The bride formerly lived
in Pendleton, and was very popular
in younger society circles here. For
the past few years she has made her
home in Portland. She Is a sister
of Mrs. R. W. Fletcher of this city.
Another sister, Miss Josephine Cam
eron of Heppner, went down to at
tend the wedding. Pendleton East
Fossil Journal: Tho past year has
been a good one for Fossil and
Wheeler county, and the next is go
ing to be better. Every wind that
blows points to exceptionally high
prices for everything that grows on
our farms and stock ranches, and
the great bulk of our people are
closely connected with the land.
Large crops have been put In, and
these will be added to in the Spring.
Surely our lines are cast in pleasant
places when contrasted with the
starving millions in Belgium, for instance.
Rev. Will N. Ferris closed his pas
torate with the Federated church in
Heppner on Sunday evening last, and
on Tuesday departed for Hlllsboro,
Oregon where he will supply the pul
pit of the Baptist church for a time.
Mr. Ferris has not accepted any per
manent work, and perhaps will not
during the coming year as he de-
sires to travel about quite extensive
ly. He formed numerous warm
friendships while located at Heppner
and we regret to have him leave at
this time. His successor has not yet
been chosen.
Minor & Co.
E EXTEND our heartiest wishes to
our many friends and patrons for
a very Happy and Prosperous
Our thanks are yours for the liberal
patronage given us the year 1914, and
for the very satisfactory trade of
May 1915 be kind and bring all good
things to you.
inor & Co.
Jack Woodward, son of John
Woodward of Little Butter creek, is
here on a visit to his old home, af
ter having been absent from Morrow
county for nine years. Mr. Wood
ward has been living over In Idaho
the past few years, and has been do
ing well.
F. E. Bell was in town on Monday
from his Blackhorse farm. Having in
vested pretty heavily in dairy stock
and good barns during the past few
months, Mr. Bell is well satisfied with
the results he is getting and pro
nounces business good in this line
with htm.
Mr. and Mrs. George Jackson ar
rived in Sumpter Monday morning
from Heppner to spend the Christ
mas holidays with Mrs. Jackson's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ball.
At one time Mr. Jackson was located
in Sumpter, being in the forest ser
vice here, and Is now stationed at
Heppner, Morrow county. Sumpter
Blue Mountain American.
James Mitchell, for many years a
resident of . Heppner, where he was
engaged In the transfer business, ts
once more in the city visiting with
old friends. Mr. Mitchell has been
living over in Idaho, near Caldwell
for the past several years where he
has a fruit farm. He is looking fine
and says that he never has enjoyed
better health than at the present
Arllneton Independent: While de
spondent over financial troubles J.
W. Case shot ' himself In the head
with a 25-20 rifle, killing him in
stantly. The deed was committed on
the porch of his home Wednesday
evening about 7 o'clock. Besides two
little girls he leaves a wife who is
nearly bereft of her mind over the
sad affair. Mr. Case was a painter
and came here from Wasco about a
year ago.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ayerg have de
elded to take an extended rest from
work and the care attendant upon
conducting the affairs of a large tim
ber ranch and sawmill. They have
rented the Parkers Mill ranch for a
term of three years to Arthur Har
low who has taken charge of the
place, and Mr. and Mrs. Ayers will
take life a little easier in tne iuiure
For a time,, at least, they will make
their home In Heppner.
W. P. McMillan made a business
trip to lone Saturday.
Elmer McMillan and family spent
Christmas at the Allstott farm on
Eight Mile.
Ernest Moyers and family spent
Christmas with Mr. Moyers' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. ijohn Moyers of this
Carl Troedson of Ella was in this
city Sunday , learning the rudinients
of a Ford machine. He took one out
on Monday.
Christmas day was observed very
quietly at this place. The day was
cold and everybody preferred to re
main indoors.
Miss Vesta Cutsforth, teacher in
the Athena schools, is spending va
cation visiting with her sister, Mrs.
C. R. Pointer of this place.
B. S. Clark, O. S. Hodsdon, Sam
Ritchie and Claud White of Straw
berry Flat, were doing Christmas
shopping in town one day last week.
The schools closed kst Wednesday
for the holidays, but will resume
work on January 4. The teachers
have all left for their various homes
for a vacation.
We experienced a change in the
weatherhis week. After long fros
ty weather, we are 'now enjoying
warm climate with winds which re
minds one of spring.
Peter Beymer, who lives on the
Tom Scott place on Sand Hollow, is
the owner of a Michigan car. The
car was formerly owned by W. T.
Campbell of Social Ridge.
There will be a Christmas tree at
the Hodsdon school house Thursday
evening. The event was postponed
from last Thursday on account of
sickness in the neighborhood.
Bowker's Orchestra of Portland
gave their annual Christmas ball at
the Hall on Christmas eve. A large
crowd was In attendance and 'a very
enjoyable time was had by everybody.
Wall Paper Special
50 per cent off 50 job lots
Every pattern in the house reduced to clear
our shelves for new stock.
Bids submitted on any painting and paperhanging. Call
early arid arrange dates to suit.
Case Furniture Company
Mrs. J. L. Jenkins has gone to Se
attle to spend the holidays with her
relatives there.
Mss. Joyce Hays, our teacher, is
spending her holiday vacation at her
home In Irrigon, leaving Christmas
Miss Gladys Stanton, daughter of
Chas. Stanton, is quite sick at the
home of her parents, suffering an
attack of grippe.
It is noted that since Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Anderson have been absent,
their car has been quite busy at
work. Ask Howard about It.
Omar Stanton and family spent
the Christmas holidays in Heppner
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hiram
Tash, the parents of Mrs. Stanton.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Miller, par
ents of Mrs. Chas. Huston, and for
merly residents of this section, are
here from the Willamette Valley on
a visit with relatives.
Fred Esteb and family and Oscar
Keithley and family spent Christmas
in Heppner at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. I. R. Esteb, who had a family
reunion on that day. We understand
every member of the family was
present at this reunion.
Your correspondent learns from
Fred Esteb that the people of Goose
berry enjoyed a fine ball on Christ
mas eve at the Gooseberry hall. The
evening's entertainment was opened
by a Christmas tree and a big feed.
There was a large attendance and ev
eryone had a big time.
A nice little fire was started at
the residence of G. M. Akers Tues
day afternoon last, and there was
a lively time for some minutes in
getting it out. A hole of consider
able size was burned in the roof.
The fire was not near the chimney
and was evidently started from
sparks lighting on the roof. No ser
ious damage was done but the family
got a pretty bad scare.
The Christmas program at Rood
Canyon was gotten up by the school
under the direction of the teacher,
Mrs. Cramer, assisted by Mrs. Omar
Stanton. A Christmas tree was one
of the main features. The program
was participated in by some of the
little folks from the outside, these
being a recitation by Teddy Burn
sides, recitation, Millie Stanton, reci
tation, Arthur Bedsaul. A general
distribution of gifts and a good time
by the large number present is the
breaking point with gifts for all, ev
eryone present being remembered.
Mrs. Joyce Hays, the teacher, was
mistress of . ceremonies, and the
school, under her direction furnished
most of the program, which was ex
cellent. Emerson Keithley gave a
masterly oration on "Womans' Suf
frage," the climax of which clearly
proved that all a man was good for
was to kill mice. Oscar Keithley
made the youngsters happy by ap
pearing as "Santa." The literary pa
per "The Button Hole Buster," suc
cessor to "The Hot Air," was read by
the editor-in-chief, E. Keithley, Esq.
. ,. In this publication many of the prom-
Emerson Keithley has sold hto ( ,e Qf the communlty ..got
Rood Canyon ranch, known as the,, amQng some Qf whoB might
V " V" B 7 V. , , ,B !be mentioned S. Esteb. H. Anderson,
about 700 acres, to Richard Peterson
This farm brought ten dollars per
Miss Bergstrom and the worthy
I school teacher. This issue of the pa-
acre. This is principally a siock wag ul up (o the stlmdard
ranch and Is largely under hog-tight ' am) ..edlt0rially and typograph-
fence. Mr. Keithley is also offering ,,erfect
for sale the balance of his holdings, i
which consists of a good wheat farm
in the Eight Mile section for sa e. ,nner t t tnelr
Thta to a well Improved place M , Btreet M eye.
Ke hley contemplates going to Par honof of
Valley near Pa,edena. California, f Katherine E. Mc-
ne sens ms wuuai iu.ich ouu .., ., ul.. r,.DO v nnu,iln nf
Pendleton. Covers were laid for
twelve and the following were pres
ent: Misses Grace Van Vactor,
Blanche Minor, Katherine McFaul,
Eileen Bowling and Marie and Syblll
Hager and the Messrs. Ray Rogers,
Ellis Minor, Marshall Phelps, Henry
Cohn and Robert and Harvey Young.
The entire party attended the thea
ter later in the evening.
The Christmas program at Eight
Mile Center was one of the most suc
cessful events of this nature ever
given in this section. It was par
ticipated in by the entire community
and held under the auspices of the
school and the literary society. The
attendance was large, the decorations
superb and the tree loaded to the

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