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PERCY M PiO 601'7 S E 86 PORTt.AN D, 6 ORG TH AVE 31 DEC 51 Year Leaders Make 4-H Health plans for 4-H Health May 11, at Condon were at the 4-H leaders' last week. Preliminary inations of 4-H members held May 7 in Arlington 8 in Condon. Finals will 1 p.m. May 11, in Condon. boy and girl showing the improvement over last health score will again re- a scholarship to 4-H sum- School ,from the Gilliam Health association. The County Fair Board is of- a free trip to the Oregon Fair to the healthiest boy girl and cash to other club members next highest in the con- Plans for Day May 11 The county grade school track post in order to obtain a doctors degree from the University of meet will be held immediately Oregon. He will take advantage following the final health contest of the remainder of his G. I. May 11. Contestants from all education allowance while the act county gZade schools are antici- is still in effect. pated. STEVIE APPLEBEE FOSSIl Defeats CELEBRATE."; BIRTHDAY Condon Devils Stevie Applebee, son of Rever- Fossil defeated Con(Ion in a end and Mrs, Thomas Apptebee, tight game last Tuesday at Con- celebrated his fourth birthday don. Fossil led the game 2 to 0 anniversary Wednesday night at in the first inning. Ior the next the Congregational church din- three innings both teams played ner. Diners sang "Happy Birth- theh- hardest but there were no day" to Stevie as he stood on a runs made and the score stood chair, eyes tightly closed, while at 2 to b at the end of the fourth his father ma(te a movie of the inning. event. Only at the last minute CONI0N. OREGON FRII)AY --, 4, ]951 i , i .... i VERNON BOHLES RESIGNS Soil and Water Conservation Gains Vernon Bohles, Con(ton high school principal, has resigned his Steadily on Oregon Farm Lands I [ I W A 8 1t I N G T 0 N Number 11 o at the final contest May 11. tugene Miller will make the Conservationists examinations. Dr. P. C. Will make dental examina- Complete Land at both Condon and Arling- Damage Survey did he open his eyes to see the In the fifth inning Fossil made George G. Gaunt will e-(- candle (tecoraed cake being given angther run. Condon finally the club members at the to him. Then he made a wish and lroke through in the sixth inning contest at Condon hlew out all the candles, scoring two runs, making the score in the sixth inning 3 to 2. The seventh inning was hard fighting on the part of both teams making two runs apiece. The final score was Fossil 5, Con- . don 4. streams were not for opening of the fish- Season, this was not the case. local mail carrier was not in getting his limit, also and Red, Stranix made the usual e. A car load of fishermen in from Hermiston and too, seemed to have good cal reports are in at pres- parattvely little erosion the past mention has been made Of year. Much credit was given far- in numbers that are lying mers for getting their wheat up the bank of Juniper early, utilizing stubble and prac- think perhaps a dis-tictng a better all around pro- has struck them. The same gram of conservation. Lou Gilliam and,Tom Helseth, k Stream district conservationists, eomplet- Schrelners Tell of Prosperous ed a land damage survey in this area recently, Considerable less Daughter's Troth Would think that the mud- erosion was evidenced in Gilliam Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Schreiner county than other part of the are announcing the engagement Columbia Basin. A high of 27 of their daughter Gere Ann to tons per acre was measured from Thomas D. Callahan son of Mrs. samples taken in the county as E. M. Stiles of Hillsboro and M. compared to a high of 148 tons S. Caltahan of Portland. per acre from samples taken else- where in the Columbia Basin A graduate of OSC. Gere was area. affiliated with Alpha Gamma Del- These soil losses appliel only ta and is now teaching in the primary department of the Wood- to the more severly eroded areas stock school in Portland. as most of the county had com- Callahan is a senior at OSC and is affiliated with Lambda Chi Alpha and is a member of NR. eTC. He will graduate in* June. No date has been set for "the wedding. true of rodents several ago. Now when a speckled 4IH Members Sponsor Sale to Raise grabs at your hook, Mr. he may be looking Funds for Mother.Daughter Banquet treatment instead of a Sing a song of baking gee, Margaret Mason. Patsy Par- No longer a song of blues, ish and Bill Rondeau. Ann Pal- Buy at the 4-H cake sale. mer. cooking club persident, will Members You'll live to tell the tale. be mistress of ceremonies. Conclave Members of the Four Leaf Betsy Barber members of the Con- Clover club are sponsoring a church Ladies Aid cake' sale Saturday May 5 at 2 Wins Contest to Engel Chapel. Washing- p.m: at the Rexall drug store. Betsy Barber. Condon grade f)r the meeting of the Mid- Proceeds of the sale will be school student, won first prize in Women's association of used for the Mother-Daughter the American Legion auxiliary Mrs. Lloyd Bottemiller, banquet scheduled for Thursday, essay contest. Her essay was on is president. May 10 at 6 p.m. in the basement "My Responsibility as a Citizen group, which will hold of the Community Congregational of the United States". in Condon next year., church. Other prize winners were Ann C A L I I." ) II N l A l I I USOA-$CS Soil and water conservation farming methods are gaining steady popularity in Oregon as the accompanying map shows. Dark portions sh()w the location of soil conservation districts where farmers and ranchers are waging organized campaigns N I': V A I) A i Charlea Nish, Gilliam county farmer, is chairman of the State Soil Conservation Committee. The local soil district was organized in 1946 and was the first county wide district in the state. Pete Pattee is chairman. Pat Campbell, Earl Butler, C. N. Reed and Har- old Hartfleld are active supervi- against soil and water waste, sors representing different areas Soil Consetvat on I)istricts are le- in the county. Sherman county gal units of the state government was organized into a district last year and petitions are now being circulated ir k Wheeler county ta consider a vote for a district. RECREATION ROOM OPEN AFTERNOONS Members of the Condon VFW auxiliary have opened the Mem- orial hall club room Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 to 5 p.m. for women and glris who like to play ping pong and pool. accord- ing to spokesman for the group. formed hy popular vote of farm- ers. Each district is managed by a five-man board of supervisors composed of landowners within the district. Soil conservation districts en- courage farmers to use conserva- tion methods by gathering bamc in,formation on conservation needs of all lands within the district tlrough soil conservation sur- veys and engineering surveys, or- ganizing community p r o jects, renting specialized heavy equip- ment. and by supplying trained technical workers to help farm- ers select and install the right conservation measures for differ- ent kinds of land. Cooperating with soil districts is voluntary, Districts cannot compel farmers to adopt their recommendations. nor do they have authority to levy taxes or mke assessments against land owners. In Oregon, soil conservation dis- tricts are getting help on land and water problems from numer- ous sources, private, state, and ,federal including Oregon State College, tt-State Board of For- estry, private engineering irms, local businessmen and civic or- ganizations, and such federal agencies as the U.S. Soil Conser- vation Service, Production and Pioneers Set Picnic Date The Eastern Oregon  Pioneer association set July 22 as the date for the annual pioneer meeting and picnic to be held at the Pio- neer picnic grounds. The official board met last week at the home of Mrs. Harriet Iremonger and chose the follow- in.g committee to plan the pic- me: queen selection, Mrs. J. "V. Edwards: minister. Jay Wright and Orva Dyer: speaker. W. H. Steiwer, program arrangement, Miss Nell M. Don: decorations, Mrs. C. W. Iremonger and Care- taker of the grounds, C. W, Ire- a attended lnclud- Jo Anne High, Ann Palmer, Mary Lloyd Bottemiller, Mrs. MeLoughli% Gall Hardie 'and Lor- Mrs. Jack Harris., raine BewMy. Others taking part Torn Rice. Mrs. Thomas Ap- will be Joan Aborgast, Jean Bet- Mrs. Berle High and Mrs. temiller, Francis Didier. Peggy Dyer, Verne Evans, Glenna Ma- missionary from India . Musical entertainment will be Kirkpatrick and Bessie Keeney. Marketing Administration. The monger. provided by Lynn Marie Benge, Betsy's essay will be sent to Soil Conservation Service assigns The next annual business meet- resident technical workers to dis- ins will be held June 30 to be tricts on formal request, preceded by a community dinner. department headuarters in Port- land wher it will be in com- petition with state wide entries for national entrance, *according to Mrs. Richard Gosney ,secre- tary of the auxiliary. GOSNEY NAMED MANAGER OF CONDON BALL CLUB Dick Gosney was named mana- Just Thoughts By Stewart Hardle Notifies District of Army Navy Academy Vacancies Lowell Stockmen U, S. Naval Academy,. Annapolis, Second District of Oregon Maryland. one vacancy at the Applicants for these vacancies Military Academy, West must be residents of the second New York, for the class district of Oregon, and the Con- July 1, 1952, and one for the same class at the gressman will have competitive The big trucks get an increase in road tax. ger of the Condon town team af- Forty millions road bonds auth- ter the resignation of Shorty Shaf- oized. fer this week. Cities get additional liquor rev- Last week's game result were as follows: Fossil 11, Heppner 1; enue for policing. Kinzua 4. Spray 2; Condon-Mt. It's all over now. The budget is balanced. A cigarette tax of 3 cents pass- ed. 1 . . An interim committee to study re-apportionment was the only examinations conducted by the Vernon game rained out. This on Scho01 L,aw civil Service Commission on Men- week end the game are Kinzua at day, July 2, 1951. to aid in the Fossil; Heppner at Mt. Vernon; Ends selection of nominees for both and Condon at Spray. University of Oregon ex. Acadeaies. course in Oregon school All boys who are interested and 'vangellsts Visit No change in legal holidays, re-apportionment action. There Session cost state three-quarters will be no change for next ses- sion. of a million. , . . Game inforcement remains with Colored Oleo may be sold after State Police. 90 days. by Henry Tetz of qualified should write immediate- Condon Church was completed this ly to Congressman Lowell Stock- Voodburn [:chool for delin- Twenty people were en- man. House Office Building, Rev. and Mrs. T. L, Btick will quent bovs. now known as Mac. in the course. Washington, D. C. so they may begin a series of meetings at the Laren School for Boys. each sesmo , Tetz gave receive additional information Assembly of God church on Sun- * * * of the Holy report and and be admitted to the examin- clay, May 6. Rev. Blick will be No tax on REA lines for in- legislative problems, ation, singing as well us preaching the spection. Negroes and whites may marry, A school district reorganization shall be made within the next four years. District Attorneys ot Gilliam, plans ere now be- Candidates for the Academies gospel. Mrs. Blick will furnish * * * Wheeler and Sherman will re- by .school superinten- must nm be less than 1'7 years special numhers on the piano. Accountant licensing bill pass- ceive 82750 -- the lowest in the throughout the state for of age nor more than 22 years Rev. and Mrs. Blick's ministry es. state. courses. Last year of age on July first of the calen- has been outstan(ting throughout * * * . * * * Were 147 state-wide classes dar year (1952) in Which they en- the Pacific Northwest and the Contractor bill dies in Ways. You still cannot buy liquor by with 6,330 enrollees, ter the Academies. MiddlewesL and Means. the drink.