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::)17 S =. 86 pORTLA:, '.) o 6 OR. T.G 31 DEC 51 '-First Year CONDON, OREGON FRIDAY APRII 20, lq51 Number 9 i i i i Bull Re-Elected Dist. Chairman Ulue Mountain Council Meeting Bull of Condon was re- parties at the campsite on vari- ous week ends to further develop the campsite. June 23 to 28 was set as the (late for the Boy Scout camp at Lonerock. If 50 or more registrations are received before May 1st from the Scouts of the troops in this district, the coun- cil will operate the camp this summer providing complete su- pervision and training plus boat- ing and other activities The cost for each Scout will be $12.50 for the week. District Chairman of the Wagon district, Blue Council, Boy Scouts Of 'lea, at the annual district in the Memorial hall in Tuesday night. Bruce was re.elected District C. L. Cummings of was elected District Chairman. District Members-At- were : Tom Applebee, Ed Louie Barnett of Condon. Harford and Riley Munker Arlington; Palmer Sorin, Gilllam Members Beckett, a n d MaPvin Attend Workshop The North Central regional workshop will hold a planning meeting in The Dalles high school on Monday, April 23. Chairmen, co chairmen and re- corders elected last fall are part of the committee. Gilliam county members include Mrs. Mamie Johnson, first grade: Patricia DeLaney, homemaking; Neddra DeLaney, business educa- tion and C. E. Ditto, administra- tion. from Heppner. Was voted by the district to have their next in Heppner on May 16th American Legion hall. This be a family pot luck dinner the Cub Scouts, Boy Explorers, the adult lead- and members of their faro- Highlight of the May dis- meeting will be a Court of where the Boy Scouts will their badges of ranks that have earned. Applebee, district camping FISH, PHEASANT FREED Mature pheasants and two truck loads of legal size fish were liberated within Gilliam county this week by state police officer Roger Herendine for the state game commission, according to word received by the Condon Rod and Gun club. Jean Bottemiller Wins Award Jean Bottemiller was named thi,rd place winner in the state 4-H news writing contest accord- ing to word received by L. J. Allen, state 4-H club leader, last week. Jean wrote articles on the ac- tivities of the Four Leaf Clover Club during 1950. CONDON PLAYS BASEBALL OPENER The Mt. Vernon baseball club has replaced Ione in the Wheat- Timber league, according to Dick Cosney, president of the league. All ball clubs will play their opening games Sunday, April 22. Condon will play Fossil at Fossil at, 2:30 p.m. reported on the pro- of the camp developments campsite at Lonerock. The as well as the district agreed to have work' Holds hal Meeting night, Aprll 21, youth James Andres will hold in a series of Crusade for meetings in the Condon School gym. The subject for final meeting is "The Ques- God Can't Answer". each meeting a white Bible array. The first one was to Mrs. Lovena S. Pahner; Second to Mrs. Bonnie and the third to Mrs. Hinderman. MEETS ."COtldon Too Can be Beautiful" 111 he the su'bject of discussion an open meeting of the Con- COmmunity Guild Monday, 23 in Memorial hall. County Organizes Mobllzation Group Headed by Loyd Smith PMA Chrmn. A Gilliam County Agriculture riculture information forms on Mobilization Committee headed by selective service registran'ts when Loyd Smith, chairman of the Gil- liam county PMA committee, was organized in the County Agent's office Monday. Other officers in- clude Lou Gilliam, Soil Conser- vation Service. vice chairman and 'County Agent Ernest Kirsch, see- retary. The committee will prepare ag- Army Inducts Six More Men requested by the local Selective Service Board. It will also carry out other mobilization jobs as- signed by the secertary of agri- culture and state mobilization committee. At the meeting Monday, the committee investigated housing facilities which will permit all USDA agences in the count.y to haye adjoining offices in the same building. T, he committee was created by Six men left Condon Tuesday a memorandum of the Secretary to be inducted into the army at of Agriculture. Portland on Wednesday. April 18. The men were Bernard Padberg, Cubs Observe 22,.Heppner; - Jackarcy Reynolds, 21, Mitchell, recently transferred Railroad Month to Arkansas: Robert Josi, 21, White Salmon: Robert Humphrey, 19, Fossil: Elmer Kemp .Jr., 20, tteppner, transfer from "vVashing- ton and Richard Hindt, 21, Ione, transfer from Minnesota. above are the two desi el.electric operated engines re. put into operation to ha ul the wheat and lumber front area. The Klnzua-Condon engine Is shown at top and the Pacific Arlington to Con don on the bottom. Pictured above are the two top bulls in the recent experiment "t conducted by the Gilliam County Beef (a tie Improvement Asso- c'.ation. The animal shown in the upper panel is owned by Sid Scale, Condon, and xx'as judged most efficie.t meat producer. The lower picture shows the animal owned by Lureu Maley, Condon, which was the fastest gainer in the experiment. (For additional details see story inside). Mrs. Vehrs New an ad in the Globe.Times explain- ing the budget, according tS" Mar- PTA President ,,in Albee, past president of the Mrs. Carson Vehrs was elected PTA. The next meeting will be in- stallation of officers and a band concert at the high school May 21. president of the Condon PTA this week at their regular meeb ing. Other officers include Mrs. Dick Gosney, vice presiden.t; Mrs. Ray Lamoreaux, secretary, and Mrs. Ernest Kitsch, treasurer. It was reported at the meeting that proceeds amounting to $227.- In observance of railroading, the national Cub Scout theme for April, the Condon Cub pack 81 50 were .taken in at the recent have been riding the local trains, garden sale for the purchase of Den number one rode the train two tape recorders. from Condon to Gwendolyn and den number two rode the goose from Thirty mile to Condon. Next week the dens will trade rides. T, he boys are also working on a railroad project to be ex- hibi,ted at their regular open pack meeting April 25. REPRESENTS GUILB Margaret Knighten, Condon high school junior, was chosen to represent the Condon Community Guild at Girl's State to be held in Salem in June. Margaret's al- ternate is Blanche Campbell, also a Condon junior. St. John's Acquire Permanent Pastor Father William Roden, for seven years assistant pastor of St. Peter's Catholic church in The Dalles, will become the perman- ent pastor of St. John's Catholic chur:h in Condon on Sunday, April 22. Father Roden will be the first permanent pastor that the parish has ,had since the death (if Father John Delahunty in January 1950. Members of St. John's church are planning a 5 p.m, pot luck supper in Memorial hail on Sun- day to wel'.come their new pastor. THE WEATHER April ]:ti 12 74 .:,23::,. 76 "; 14 ...... 65 15 62 16 71 17 69 18 65 Mrs. Frank Anderson gave a detailed report on. the proposed budget for the Gilliam county high schools and Harry Myers re- ported on the budget for,school district No. 25. The group voted to purchase GEORGE KALMAN RESIGNS PRINCIPAI,SHIP George Kalman, principal 'of the Condon grade school and Miss Zoanna Neeves, fifth grade techer, have resigned their post according to Mrs. Charles Pahner, clerk of the grade school board. A contract to teach the fifth grade has been offered Mrs. Lois Veebb, Rouge River. Mrs. XVebb is the wife of ('on(ion high school coach Millard Webb. Just Thoughts By Stewart 'Hardie It looks like the legislature The budget is nearly balanced will adjourn a week from Satur- and any deficit will fall upon* day night. There is much favor taxes two years from now. Fig- 'shown to that (late and there is ures may finally work out that no question but that it will be a no property tax wilt be required relief to taxpayers and. people in and no other tax will be insti- general over the entire state. It luted, unless it be a cigarette is now well past the 97 day rec- tax which would raise about $5,- PFCC. ord of two years ago. An all-time high in the number of bills en- tered has been reached. It's very natural that the longer the ses- sion, the more bills that will be entered. There is satisfaction however, to know that a good many will remain in committee. Reapportionment on a popula. tion basis will not )e again con- sidered this session. Such a meas- ure was deteaeted in the house last week by a substantial major- ity including some legislators from the city of Portland. It goes to show that the demand f6r a reapportionment program is not widest)read as .ome believe. The 000,000 a year. There will be no relief for stockmen who oppose the persent band inspection program, reportg Sam Coon, chairman of the agri- cultural committee, in spite of continued effort to have it re- vised to more nearly conform wit wishes of stockmen of east- ern Oregon. It appears, he says, that there is such a variety of proposed changes, that it is im- posible to bring out relief so many desire. Th,e entire highway program will be before the. senate this Low 40 0.00 whole thing is that "the present week, with Senator Ehno Smitl 40 0.00 system" isn't too .far from satls- of John Day, heading the m- 29 :00*factory: People ar6 afraif of the mittee work. There are contro- 32 0.00 outcome of any change. Giles venial issues on weights and on 34 0.00 French is to be commended for rate schedules that the committee 35 0.00 his efforts in defeating the popu- is trying to iron out before br- 27 0.00 latlon basis proposed, lng the program to the floor.