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Mrs. R. H. -Lewis, 1701 Baker was a home-com founders SANTA ANA Claralynn zLewis, daughter of 'Mr. and ing princess at Colorado Col lege "Jlomt'COTriing Pfincesi J(if rfgr jr jsW gmr jar -a jm mr jmr ju? jmr AH? jm? jW sm? Jbf v. i.A Day to Be -Celebrated FULLERTON The East- Is ii AND THEIR SI em Orange County Chapter 22 Port NOV. 1 7,1957 Eogflngrlfg imf 0 f. VV i 'Lady of the Ranchos' Helped Develop Area Mrs. Lewis Moulton Retired Now on Ranch Where She Came as Bride in 1903 of Delta Delta Delta Alumnae will celebrate founden day of their organization with a banquet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, in the Pool-side Room of Disneyland Hotel. Th dinner will ba followed by a founders day program with Mrs. Peter Churm, president, leading a 1 iiwi a 1 e-lighting ceremony 3 80 SQUARE i This ia the first of three illustrated articles on "Ladies of Orange County Ranchos" written especially for the Orange County Section by Mildred Yorba MacArthur of Yorba Linda. The writer, a recognized authority on Orange County historical lore, is well qualified to report. on the careers of three women who have or still are managing large ranches. Next week: The story of the second "Lady of the Ranchos" Mrs. Margarita M. O'Neill. BY MILDRED YORBA MAC ARTHUR i yiii FAMILY AFFAIR Mrs. Lewis Moulton talks over ranch operation with daughter sr Mrs. Glenn Mathis, lejt, and Mrs. Henry meman, who runs cattle business. Mrs. Lewis Moulton now lives in a home on a South Tlirws photo Laguna hillside overlooking the sea at Three Arch Bay. MUSLIN served as Master in Chanc commemorating the founding of the sorority 69 years ago in Boston, Mass. The Eastern County group, organized only a few weeks ago, is composed of 85 members of the Fuller-ton, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Garden Grove and Brea areas. Committee Named All Tri Delt alumnae may contact Mrs. Jack Lovell, general chairman, for reservations. Members of the general committee are Mmes. L. Glazier, invitations; Donald Lewis, membership; Doyle Flynn, publicity, and Warren MacDonald, program. The property is still a part of the Moulton horses that she has helped to break. She is an excellent roper and at round-up time ery and was also associated with the Chicago Tribune, Ranch, where she came to live as a bride in 1908. fine artist and teacher, Anna Hills, while the children played on the beach. It was all very leisurely and very relaxing most of the time." Ostensibly retired from all It runs from Highway 101 such pursuits did not inter 39" 40" Width First quality, heavy she is the equivalent a dozen dudes, or several est young Moulton. He had at El Toro down through the letters of introduction to hands that think they are rolling hills to the Pacific James Irvine, who was then good ropers. weight muslin. Lengths up to 15 yards. Regular 29c Here, day and night quail, phases of ranching, Mrs one of West's largest The other daughter, Char Moulton still maintains some deer and rabbits come to par sheep owners. interest in the great land take of her hospitality. They in banta Ana he snared a holdings but most of her wander fearlessly about her carden. nibbling on the lotte, now Mrs. Glenn Math-is and her family make their home at El Toro where they occupy the ranch home. Mathis supervises the farming as well as all the other manacrpmpnr This TinnsA. Turn (o Page 23, Column 3 hotel room with one of the softs of that pioneer English family. His first job was at choicest greenery in sight, en the Irvine ranch and it paid This ranch was originally $35 a month. He stayed (or qJ; yd. hold is made un of devoted exactly three months, at which time he and Irvine's a Niguel," from the Indian word "Niguil." It was granted to Juan Avila In 1842 by Mexican Gov. Al-varado. Avila was a Judge of the Plains and later a Justice The iadp wm SSI0P 1 manager, C. E. French, went into business for themselves, ranchers. Charlotte and Glenn's home is headquarters, as their busy phone will attest. The ranch is still a family raising sheep. ine enterprise was suc at San Juan Capistrano. cessful and at the end of the affair, with all of its meet 219 E. 4th CORNER SPURGEON SANTA ANA first year Moulton bought; Taught School Nellie Gail Moulton was ings, conferences, and de out French interest. In the cisions. a 1890s he purchased 14,000 Their son Lewis Mathis born in Kansas but spent most of her girlhood in Ne uptn rriaay ana Monday Night Unti acres which he later in braska where she attended creased to 21,000 acres. Sub attended Davis Agricultural College. He is at the ranch. Pre-biventory Furniture sequently' '5ie took Jean school in Lincoln and Omaha and where she received her Pierra-Paguierre into part Glenn Mathis1 14, Is a rza teacher's certificate. She also nerships It, wasn't until 1950: freshman High ttended Citrus High School School, and their "sister Jane -hat this -association was for two years when she came is a senior at Pomona Col 'TEACHER Mr Moulton leather: in Washington, when thi. photo was made about Uii Seattle. Her other greatln-terest- was hut she says that nothing ever came pfthatrr. to-visit her sister in Glen lege. dora. Fnze-Winning Rider on this ranch that 'The school was situated Outings at Laguna When asked, about ranch between Covina, Glendora, the two Moulton girls were born. Louise, now Mrs. Hen 9l 1 I 3 md Azuza, and consisted of ry. Wineman.of Santa Maria, life at the turn of the century Mrs. Moulton said: "Our household was like most two rooms, she recalled Married in 1908 is in charge of the cattle1 other young ladies and -i 1 I her summer business on the ranch. I drove to and from school in trips to Southern California This i3 no small under surrey with a fringe on to visit her family she met life. Dvaoand Travertine Coffee Table i Reg. 52.50 NOW 19.95 4 Occasional Chairs, White Naugahyde Reg. 32.50 19.95 4 Bar Stools, Naugahyde Covered Reg. 16.95. NOW. 10.95 Our cook houses had their own cooks for the men, andiP vast amounts of food were top. Lewis Moulton. She recalls Mrs. Moulton teaching taking but Louise is well qualified because since childhood her primary interest has been in cattle raising and purchased. her first view of the ranch when she drove in a horse was tlone in the state ot In the mam house I had; Washington at Lake Chelan and buggy in 1894 from El the usual day help with thel animals of every kind. and Port Orchard. Later she was given the principafship girls, and housekeepers who! Even her dogs she trained Camino Real at El Toro, through Laguna Canyon and remained with us for years, to pull small carts and to of a school at Lake Washing then to the sea. and a seamstress who came obey her commands. Later ton which was subsequently After the greenery of Se-! 5 Square Stools, Naugahyde Covered Incorporated into the city of came ponies and carts in which she delighted in tak attle she said: "You couldn't Reg. 16.95; NO 10.95 tl once a year and stayed for three weeks. She made new dresses and repaired- the old. ing friends and family on rides over the rolling hills. Mrs. Moulton well remem "My time was taken up re having a give me this placeIt is too hot and dusty and dry." The next time she heard about Moulton was when she received a letter from her father saying that Moulton was making a trip to Boston bers Louise's insistence that she be allowed to farm a White Marble-Top Table, 36" Diameter Reg. 95.00 55.00 Ice Cream Chairs Reg. 12.95 NOW. 8.95 small patch of land between with the usual mother's! chores and my trips with Mr. Moulton in his ,1906 Cadillac which now and then threw a chain and left, us stranded. the house and the barn and that he had written ask where she raised a crop of hay which she harvested with a scythe. When it was dry, she hitched up her pony ing her father's permission to call on her in Seattle on his way home. That was the beginning. "Then there were the out-' infra at T.nunna u-hpr wp: and mule and carted it off. 4 Folding Chairs Reg. 12.95 They were married in No had a house, or where I went for the day to take painting lessons from thatjFJ 8.95 As an equestrian she has won many prizes, always on vember, 1908. Their honey-l moon was spent in Honolulu land when they returned the ranch house was ready for 2 Sq. Travertine Marble Coffee Tables Rg. 39.50 22.50 1 Oblong Travertine Coffee Table 7M 79.50 NOW. 42.50 a Furs Exclusively Xxpett Jurriet-A a 1 Rose Love Seat, Foam Rubber their occupancy. I It was built on a knoll i about 500 yards from the 'main highway with a clearl view in all directions. Writh! the passing of years the trees have somewhat obstructed! the view but they Shave! added great beauty. Today it still looks like a small village, surrounded byj many big white orderly: barns, -tack rooms, cook house, bunk houses, tool sheds, repair shops, garages Reg. 218.00 NOW. 178.00 VI! I HlttVli it i U3 IN tt 1 ill Plaid Chair Reg. 187.50 58 J6.r now 125.C0 ft 'iMrl 1 Pr. and ranch offices. All ranchers and cattlemen dream of such a place. p. j. French Prov. Lamp Tables Reg. 65,00 La. EA. 42.50 a a Matching French Prov. Coffee Table We thank our many friends and customers for the 29 years of success by giving you the finest quality, latest style, for the lowest price possible! Capes 4 Stoles Natural Mink, from $1 98.00 Fox, natural or dyed, J38.0Q Dyed Russian Squirrel Back, from $98.00 Dyed Muskrat, from Vit.OQ Dyed Japanese Mink, from Scarves Natural Mink, from $25.00 per skin Dyed Sable, from $33.00 per skin Buj nnw jot Christmas, tni Sat el a a a a n. a Reg. 95.00 NOW 65.00 a Oval Marble-Top Coffee Table Reg 89.50 NO IT 59.50 Eleven thousand acres are used for cattle grazing and about 3000 acres are under cultivation to barley and Sudan grass. The latter is used for summer feed for the herds. Worked for Irvine i 1 The late Lewis Moulton's start in California is typical of many young men who came west via the Isthmus of Panama, then to San Francisco and finally to Southern California. Although his father was an attorney in Chicago ho i IP fjp 1 Travertine Lamp Table I X.f. At in -NOW 32.50 ivtj. 1 1 C- 1 Flip-Top Dining Table, Brown Teak Finish Ctrvlian Inn. Eba Natural Hut Mutatis 'Trade Mjrti Mutatiti Mink Irtadtrt Aisiciatii. New Year's Evt Is Fun In i cr a i Reg. 125.00 89.50 1 Black Wicker Peacock Ch'air Rtfr 45 JO 32.50 The 5 A MEXICO A Jewel Studded Taur with a New lev's Evt Party and Holiday Festivities! Close to schooli, shopping end freiwoy. Features from snack bars to screens, you must see to appreciate. mm IImm compUf 0 Ikhm driva lli Fim StrMt biSanta A), to Co wry, jtlu)ni mrHi ta tcha Cardwn. 6 I 'taovi lxo. to Lew aeoo) wrMHTt il 21 111 Tg MTa, fte.a. tl Wwvr mrr Die. 27th Jan. 8th a S3 $208.36 plus air fare. Deluxe Hotels Mexico City, Xochim- Repamns Krlini 1 Clfanins lie Cold Sionje ilco, Bull fights, Cuernavaca, laxco, Vista Hermosa and Ac- imv imi siso? 2443 East Coast Corona del Xr fhont OKioh fkatA. apulco. Personally escorted. ri a onn to tVmlNCI IT AffOINTWtWT Far tkit fit trial Taw tall JULIA kKH HYDE 1 UMUMM atd So tf. JtlfCC IT irtUCKCEI Iff TRAVEL SERVICE 'ins rtrv GILBERT J. HAVES, Stt Azi 3316 FAST BROADWAY, LQXG BEAQI 8-8572 S354

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