is a post office on Deep Creek where it debouches into Warner
Valley. C. A. Moore, in a communication in the Oregonian on
September 18, 1926, says the office was named by bert Sessions,
who owned the land where it was first established in 1896.
He named it for a former sweetheart. A more intriguing source
is suggested by Judge Virgil Langtry of Portland, who states
that Mrs. Jacob Messner, an early settler in the Warner Valley,
had recalled to her grandchildren that the name was compliment
to Leda, a cow of many virtues belonging to a local resident.
Since the spelling was reversed, one can only assume the compliment