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Hells Canyon Journal September 2, 1992 Page 21 tl/ IV ,!/ W 2 SUNRIDGE LANE BAKER CITY, OR. 97834 503-523-e437 World famous operating train. Full Service Family Dining Restaurant ,Reasonable Children's Menu - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Mexican Food i :::::i Gray's West & Company Pioneer Chapel, is a Baker ~ ::~ i!:iiil; County landmark. Serving our commtmity for 105 years : '-: II i)iiI with thoughtful, dignified and professional assistance. :::: rs-in-Hal-fw, Jy ] L/membered EhRAfSnri;il 4 ' 2re han nFg2aker Cunty banners across Main Streetin Gray's West and Company :ii!il 1500 Dewey Avenue Baker City 523-3677 :ili Locally Owned and Operated ilil ~,, .................................... !: i~: .:~.:. !..::-.::::,:::::.: . ::.:: ~, Continued from page 20 ploring, the trick rider and Grand Marshall, with Grace f ................................ "7 FrankFinch, Bob Behner and his horse were found dead. Ritter, a long-time friend, Norv Greener. There were This was on the old grade which Iaccepted. i Wekome to the I many helpers in the arenanear the Sag. "I want to congratulate from both valleys. Earl "Manytimosvisitorsatour Billee Howard, Deborah i Co nW F ir 8 i Thompson was one of thoseexhibit hall told us they had Chamberlin and Tammy I I helpers for years. Iwon'ttry visited a lot of other fairs but Graven, who are managers QUALIW WORK AT AIR BP41(ES to list the president of each that our displays were better this year, and Doug Payton, I mANSM SS ONS fair for the last 20 years as I than any other exhibits they who met with the County !1 COMPETITIVE PRICES .PIrFEf?ENTIALS i might leave someone out. had visited. Court and the Baker beard, II .--,r^,,..^,,r o A t~lrO *ENGINE OVERHAUL5 || |l ~eiE;/VU#/Vi; r~l~ ,COMPLETE ELCII?ICAL II "Inthelate'40s, theBaker "After Mrs. Maley's death, and explained just what the II AUTHORIZED SERVICE, .FABRICATION WOI2K li way to not accept 4-H or for the needlework booth, doing to our Baker County F.F.A. stock or exhibits, as Mrs. Crimmins had gone to Fair. Everyone is behind you they wanted to start a 4-H Baker, so I asked Mary folks and I know we will have showthef'lrstweekendinAu- Chartreytohelpme.WhenI a successful fair and rodeo gust.Theytoldourboardthat quit, she did too. I felt we this year and hopefully, for if we would agree to this they needed a rest. years to come. I ~ 24 HOUR PARTS & FIELD SERVICE I would never accept Open "In 1987 1 was asked to be I ,FULL I,.RrSI SERVlCE r-oR You. TRUCK I Class exhibits. Our board i DeA . Ctmm eagles u ! agreed. At the first Fair after I | this agreement many 4-H children brought exhibits, ! ONTARIO DIESEL SERVICE, INC I and it was sad to see the look 1V V~.,I, lk, Y|lLqg, | 588 SOUTHEAST FIRST AVENUE ONTARIO OREGON " I on their faces when we told . .1 i CALL (503) ___ ] ! them of the agreement. IO [r e . ..................................... I "We have kept our agree- ment, but the Baker board hasn't, and now they are caU- hag their 4-H show a fair. I thir k we should accept 4-H and F.F.A. projects in our exhibits. The Baker board has cut back our money. Our prize money was $3 for lst; $2 for 2nd and $1 for 3rd for years, then the first cut reduced the prize money to $2, $1.50, and nothing for 3rd place. "One year our board had hired a trick rider to perform at our rodeo. He called from Baker a day before the fair and said he was on his way. He never arrived, and the Board decided he had gone to some other rodeo. But sev- eral weeks later some one noticed somebigbuzzards fly- ing around in the canyon and stopped to look down and saw a truck and trailer. After ex- Baker County Fair! WE APPRECIt- tE YOUR BUSIPIESS, I ::" :.4:,,: t" Info. 523-2646 1217 Campbell Pharmacy 523-2138 Baker City Camera 523-3516