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Page 6 Hells Canyon Journal August 23, 1995 J D t I Eagle Valley News by Isla Graven Eagle Valley ladies attending the Baker County Garden Club meeting and potluck at the home of Dottie Trindle in Haines were Dorothy Randall, president; Pat Parker, Secretary and Wilma Gullett, Wadean Holcomb, Isla Graven Arbelyn Beam, Lela Shold, Renece Forsea, Mary Graven, Sharon Knight and Helen Simmons. Several minor changes were made in the by-laws. The auction of surplus garden produce and flower bulbs was very successful. Florence Dougherty, who was 97 years young August 20, was wished a very happy birthday. The next regular garden club meeting will be held September 6, 1 p.m. at the Sunridge Inn ia Baker City. The program will be on drying fruits and vegetables. Guests are always welcome. Blood Pressure and Foot Clinic Don't forget the blood pressure and foot chnic tomorrow, August 24, at the Eagle Valley Grange Hall. Call Maureen Stanciu for appointments. Diane and Don Reynolds, Kuna, Idaho, visited last week at the home of Diane's parents, Clara and George Moody. Maurice and Wilma Gullett's guests last week were Ralph and Toe Hensley, Baker City, and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hensley, Washington. OBITUARY Billee's Home! Russell O. Booher berg, OR; Smith Memorial end of the Cemetery. More Russell O. Booher was born Presbyterian Church, Fair-information will follow. in King Hill, Idaho on Decem- view, OR; and Senior Interim Wouldn't it be great if more ber 16, 1926 and died in Port- at the First Presbyterian youths and other community land on July 22, 1995. Church of Port Angeles, WA. members would get interested Russ attended college in In 1982 Russ was called toin this great project. Sterling, Kansas from 1945 Roseway Presbyterian The Last Mushroom to 1948 and graduated from Church, Portland, OR, where Lewis and Clark College in he served for nine years be- Story... (maybe!) Portland, Oregon, with a B.A. fore retiring in December,Dink and I couldn't decide degree in 1949. Russ then at- 1991. In January, 1992, Russ on our way home from the tended the Pittsburgh-Xenia was named Paster Emeritus Twin Lakes burn Sunday Seminary in Pittsburgh, PA, of Roseway Church and called evening if the combination of graduating with a Master of as Parish Associate at recent rains and hot days had Divinity degree in 1952. Eastminster Presbyterian just brought out more fire Following ordination Russ Church in Portland. morels, or if we had finally, served pastorates in Fresno, Russ served as Moderator (on our third and final day of OH; Washtucna, WA; orga- of the Spokane and Easternpicking) grown more canny nized the New Church Devel- Oregon Presbyteries. about where to find the big opment of Hamblin Park in Russ is survived by: son, Spokane, WA; First Congre- Gregory Ray Booher, grays. Or maybe it was the gational Church, Pasco, WA; Oakfield, WI; daughter, combination. Our three days' Pine Valley Presbyterian DeborahJoCreft, Coshocton,picking garnered about seven Church, Halfway, OR. In- OH; five grandchildren; and terim pastorates at: First a sister, Vivian Hemenway, Presbyterian Church, New- Pine Grove, CA. Stop in and visit us at our new Richland Branch Office Located at 104 Main Street BROKER Mary Ann Hamley rl~ SALES Cynthia Valcarce/- 742-5881 (home) Venna Moody - 742-2040 (home) Steve Brooks - 893-6352 (home) to eight gallons, with four to on how to find them. We all five picked on Sunday. Dink thought the flavor of the big True grit and determina- really had a great day, Sun- grays was richer and better, tion is paying off for Billee day; she kept finding the "big than the natural morels nor- Howard, who returned to her blondes" at the edge of clear- mally foundinthe spring here, Pine Valley home last Satur- ings, where the burn had run but then I always think each day from the Elks Rehab Cen- out at the edge of meadows, batch of mushrooms I eat is ter in Boise. Welcome home, The biggest one I found ear- the best ever. Billee. lier in the week, we both spot- Nellie, busy with fair busi- "% ted growing from under a ness, didn't have time to go Visitors at the Bud LaRue small half-burned log. We with us, and we missed her. home over the weekend were both yelled, "Mine, mine!" and George and Joyce Fenton of the foot race was on. I stubbed Bingo News Umatilla, Kristie Vandevere my toe on a stob, and justSixty numbers will be andsonsJakeandJustm, also about ran the mushroom up called for a $70 turtle this of Umatilla and Jonnie mynose, butIbeatDinktoit. Friday, August 25, at the Half- Fenton of Ontario. While here, She was sharper-eyed and way VFW hall. Joyce, Jonnie and Mary cel- fleeteroffootSunday: It didn't ":" ebrated their birthdays. They really matter who picked Neal and Wyona Edwards also had a day's outing at Fish what, because Dink has allattended Neal's Star High Lake, and a grand time was she wants at home (near School reunion this past week- had by all... McKenzie Bridge) and gener- end in Boise and saw lots of Six members of the Pine ously insisted I take them all people Neal hadn't seen in Valley Garden Club met Au- and even cleaned and cut up years. gust 17, at Pine Haven Cem- most of them. We cook themJacque and Larry Stanton, etery and started weeding until all the moisture is gone Homestead, came into the around theirises, daisles and and then saut them in a Journal office Monday to perennials and pruned trees "little" butter, then freeze. I bring a gallon of apple cider, a andlilacbushes.Accordingto think the three of us ate a dozen fresh eggs (to go with Lois Ankrom, another work panful that had started out some mushrooms for a meeting is scheduled for Sep- more than a gallon, uncooked, scrambled egg brunch) and a tember20towork atthesouth Spanish pork chops, the first look at their new puppy, Ras- of the garden corn, cucumber cal. Don't think this little lady salad and morels.., what will grow like Marty's choco- taste adventures! And a spe- late lab, Nitro, who, at four cial thanks, again, to David months is close to a hundred Andruss and Nat the mush- pounds ... both of them are room buyer for the good tips real doggie beauties. are inz d to t&ir 50th Wedding Anniversary on saturday, sel, t er 2,1995, from I to 4 p.m , z, ions HdI, Halfway, oregon. Buy Direct from the Factory On 275,000 Products, incl. fumiture, home appliances, auto & truck EARN CASH accessories, etc. when you share the I Would like to set up I I meeting in Halfway I BUYER S NETWORK I to let people see howI with family and friends I the program works. I For Free, no obligation information, call Phyllis: 1-800-260-3875