The San Bernardino County Sun from San Bernardino, California on May 18, 1940 · Page 12
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San Bernardino, California
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SAX BERNARDINO DAILY SUN. SATURDAY, MAY IS, 1940 X Postmasters From Five Counties to Attend Fontana Banquet Tonight RESIDENTS OF FONTANA MARRIED HALF CENTURY CROSSWORD PUZZLE FIRST BINE BALLOTS HE PAGE TWELVE ADDRESSES Tl BEGIN: THEN DICE SLATED BANNING S GUN LI RECEIVES IU QUEEN CANDIDATES IN NIK STARTED DNREGREATIQN HALL IF LOUISE Nearly 300 Persons Expected At Event; Visitors Will Receive Souvenirs (Special Staff Correspondence) FONTANA, May 17. Nearly 300 postmasters, postal officials, and their guests from San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, and Los Angeles counties will be entertained in Fontana Saturday night at a banquet and dance being given jointly by the San Bernardino County and Tri-County Postmasters' associations, according to Thomas J. Conway, Fontana postmaster. Among the well known guests who will be on the program for short addresses are Harry T. Kranz. manager of the twelfth United States Civil Service district, of San Francisco: Michael J. O'Rourke of Beverly Hills, first vice-president of the National Postmasters' association; C. D. Lowe, post office inspector in charge of this district; and Inspectors Frank W. Frawley, D. A. Pressly, and W. H. Switzer. Other sneakers Include Frank Emerson of Corona, president of i the Tri-county association; Frank Harwood of Santa Ana and Fred j Snider of Colton, both officers of j the California State association; ; and Klchard J. Homan of Encini-, tas, editor of the California Post- i masters' Gazette. DINE AT INN The group will gather at 6:30 at iha Montana Inn for dinner, later adjourning to the Woman's club- j house, where dancing will be en- j joyed. Throughout the evening. La j Marr's all-Negro 12-piece orchestra will entertain, assisted by a Negro girls' trio. Many of the visitors from distant ', points'will remain in Fontana over ! night. During the evening, souve-1 nirs depicting the beauties and de- velopment of Fontana will be given j the visitors. The committee in charge includes Harold P. Thoreson of San Bernardino, chairman; Frank Emerson, Corona; O. P. Brady, Upland; Thomas J. Conway, Fontana; Edith B. Smith, Patton; Vernie Sherra-dan, Ludlow; Fred Snider. Colton; Flora A. Clark. Lucerne Valley; and William Kincaid. Cucamonga. Mothers to Be Club's Guests (Special Staff Correspondence) FONTANA, May 17. Members of the Junior Woman's club will entertain their mothers and friends at a spring tea Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at the home of Mrs. L. I. Jecker on South Oleander street. Invitations have been sent to trhmit the district, who . " . ... ... ., ,;,. V,nvo rnnnernted With the lUniors ! during the year in their activities, j Hostesses will be members of the board, who will be attired in for-mals. Incidental music will he played throughout the afternoon by Mrs. Catherine Forbes. Mrs. Ronald Ingold is general chairman of the affair, with Miss Betty Allen and Miss Yetive Blank taking care of flowers, and Mrs. Ralph Strong being in charge of the invitations. Delicious foods of all varieties will be on sale Saturday morning at a local market, when the 4-H Busy Bees sponsor a home-cooked food sale, beginning at 9. Chairmen will be Joan Snyder and Priscilla Larson. Reliefers Urged for Fire Fighting Jobsy (Bv Associated Press) SACRAMENTO, May 17. Men employed by the state in fire suppression and prevention work under terms of a $430,315 appropriation bill now pending before the legislature Fhould, if possible, be taken from S R. A. single men's camps, the assembly ways and means committee was told today by Assemblyman C. Don Field, Glendale. The committee recommended adoption of the bill sftT its author. T. Fenton Knight, La Canada, and natural iesourees department officials declared under a ruling by the attorney general's office, men employed for the work must have civil service ratings. Financial Disputes Cited by Oldfield LOS ANGELES, May 17,-Finan-rial differences preceded the separation of Barney E. Oldfield. former racing car driver, and Hulda B. Oldfield, he declared in an amended cross-complaint filed in superior court today. Three days before the separation, Oldfield asserted, Mrs. Oldfield drew all the money from the Barney Oldfield club, leaving it without funds to pay outstanding bills. BERKELEY, May 17-Richard D. Thrall, 21, Junior engineering student at the University of California, was found dead at his home here today, shot through the head, with a pistol close to his hand. His father, William G. Thrall, telephone company executive, said the youth had seemed depressed tecently, but could ascribe no motive for his self destruction. i fi n n I f r P I iic iu - 15 pl6 17 35 36 111 37 38 39 40 41 HI 41 45 46 P 7 48 W 52 H 53 54 5J 56 57 58 ' 60 61 62 63 64 65 HORIZONTAL 1 Arabian garments 5 Hebrew month 9 Girl's name 12 Great number 14 Fuel 15 Once more 16 Under IS Tall grass 20 To scold 21 Affirmative vote 2 2 Teutonic deity 2 4 To whirl 2 6 Kinsman 2 8 Argument 80 Mounds 32 Lone 3 5 Egyptian goddess 37 Story 3 9 To dissemi nate 40 African plant 4 2 South Amer ican rodent 4 4 To exist 45 Glen 47 City In Arizona 4 9 Symbol for selenium 51 Epic poem 53 Duelling sword 5 6 Gets ready 59 Periodic rise and fall of bodies of water 60 Inlet 61 Charge for a firearm 63 However 64 Brazilian drink 65 Elongated fish yesterday's Puzzle Solved: No. 4S17 ' c r i IsTFI calla i- L 2 1 1 11 1 2 1 1 2 LiliU ? U E E E T A 2.111211 - :; 2 2 III .iiiliiEIEi E i llEllllllI a rTe lip 11 A. L 0. TlMl N lllliji .s y ooF 3 llAILjsl 1a 3 Q R A' U I TOLD IN SALE DF UN (Special Staff Correspondence) ONTARIO, May 17 Advertising, as carried on under the California Wine Industries Sales Production program, has boosted the sale of California wines more than 38 per cent since 1938. That was the announcement this .. . - Hotel untano sponsored by the Wine institute advisory board and attended by 70 vintners and vine- yardists of the Ontario-Cucamonga i district Harry Caddow, Wine institute secretary-manager, presided over the meeting and he and Arthur Farlow, : directing me advertising and sales ( promotion campaign, repoited that , it boosted California wine sales 20 per cent in 1939 and that an addi-j tional 18 per cent gain was achieved during the first three months of 1940. It was reported that the industry has been successful in removing trade barriers in a number of states and that further progress in this line is in prospect. The sales promotion program for the coming ! year was discussed. Junior Senior Prom Is Scheduled Event Social highlight for the Redlands High school social season is the annual junior-senior prom to be held Friday evening, May 24, in the gill's gymnasium. Committees for the dance are woiking under the general direction of John Floyd. Koelsche's orchestra will furnish music for dancing. Planning the dance are the following committees: decorations, Jean Nickerson, Nancy Dole, Pauline Lembriger, Mary Alice Nelson, Dran Keys, Jack Harrison, Jimmy Cleveland, Joyce Neil, Ethelyne Eg-cethor. Virginia Raymer, Phoebe Dirkerson, Ruth Thamann, Frankie Lee Basinger, Marian Smith, Jean Wilshire, Beverly Johnson, Hazel Sturtevant, Keith Barton, Eob Davis, Fiances Hewitt, Bobby Cook. Bobby Brown. Lois Fair, Lot en Grisamoie, Alden Green. Giover Chandler, Joe Mangano, Billy Wilson, Larry Hales, Byron Grisamoie, and John Lee. Refreshments, Betty Munhall, Ruth Bardawil. Kathleen White, Gloria Phelps. Patty Annabil. Annette Mcintosh, Eetty Jean Brock, Opal Kyer, Virginia Spoor. Clean-up. John Johnson, June Bai-tlett, Fiances Garland, Ruth Root, Randolph Whitney, Bill Mulligan, John Vencill, Baryl Huish, John Lee, Sam Sewall and Bob Roddick. Chaperons for the evening will be Mi. and Mis. Leih Nickerson, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Howell. Mrs. Frank Floyd. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mulvi-hill, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Casiday, and Miss Alva Sacknitz. 13 Unsuitable 17 Shield 19 To fast 22 Scandinavian explorer 23 Genus of shrub' 25 Lowest 27 Genus of cows 29 Untamed 31 To kill 33 Tennis stroke 34 Sheep 3 6 Slumber 35 French coins 41 South American ruminant 43 Violin maker 46 Venezuelan tree-snakes 48 To accept 49 Agile 50 Great Lake 52 Hindu weights 54 Rim 55 To wind 57 To consume 58 Music: as written 62 Japanese measure f Special Staff Correspondence) ONTARIO, May 17. With a fan-fair of band music and with bombs huisting in air, gates of the nineteenth annual Chaffey Junior fair were thrown open at noon today to an eager throng. Sponsored by Chaffey chapter, Future Farmers of America the fair, long hailed as the world's largest junior event of its kind, this year includes 800 animal exhibits, with marked increases noted in the ! f'fer, horse and hog divisions, to- (jjspiayS i Bruce Puntenney won the beef I sweepstakes with his Shorthorn j heifer, Rex Rogers took first in the j man fi;,,t f Hereford fat.,; and 1 Charles Adams, first for Hereford feeders. Judging of stock will not be completed until tomorrow, Several contests featured this afternoon's program. Miss Pcrrv Granger won the cow-milking contest, being first to fill a half pint bottle; Carl Ban took first in a goat-milking event, catching the animal and filling a half pint bottle in two minutes. Lester Allen caught the greased pig in competition with 11 other entrants; Ernest Repola consumed a cream pie with his hands tied behind him in four minutes, 15 E.-conds, winning that contest; Edgar Van Fleet won the pig race and James McCorkindale the orange race. The fair will continue all day tomorrow and will end tomorrow night with a Swing Fashion show at Chaffey auditorium, at which members of Chaffey high school sewing classes will display their handiwork. Bridal Courtesy Is Given Miss Whitman Miss Laurel Sering was hostess at her home in Zanja Villa drive last evening at a shower and prenuptial courtesy honoring Miss Betty Jane Whitman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rolla Whitman, who will wed this month. Assisting Miss Sering as hostess for the lovely Redlands par ty was Mrs. J. C. Sering. her mother. A kitchen shower was presented Miss Whitman and awards were cleverly given to her as prizes for various contests and card games. The party for Miss Whitman, much feted bride-elect, was featured by appointments carried out in the colors of pink, blue and white. The tri-color motif was also noted in the refreshment course which was served at a late hour during the evening. Guests at the affair were Misses Betty Winchcr, Lois Hentschke, Tirnmie Waldrop, Betty Jean Brock, Mary Ann Brock, Gail Macartney, Edith Blanton, Jean Sutherland, Dora Peters, Mesdames James Clark, Virginia Miles Bangle, Arthur Brock, Genevieve Cochran Grigsby, Harry Patterson, Roila Whitman, and the honoree Miss Betty Jane Whitman, VERTICAL 1 Chalice 2 Insect 3 Winglike 4 Figpens 5 By 6 To entitle 7 Arabian seaport 8 California rockfish (pl.) 9 Turkish officer 10 Facts 11 Gray CHAFFEY Fill ENDS TONIGHT City Council Acts Following Thorough Discussion; High School Lists Events (Special Staff Currespnnriopce) FANNING, May 17. At the meeting of the city council Tuesday night an ordinance regulating the filing and carrying of guns within the city limits was thoroughly discussed, and the ordinance drafted hy City Attorney Frank Miller passed its first reading. According to the law's provisions, it is unlawful to fire a gun within the city limits, and a gun in the hands of a minor under 16 years of age is a nuisance unless the minor is in' his own home or accompanied by a parent or guardian. A violation is a misdemeanor and may be punished by a fine of $50 or 30 days in jail, or hoth. EXCEPTIONS LISTED The ordinance does not apply to members of a rifle club, officers of the law or any other person authorized to carry a gun. '"Eight brush fires in thp last three days led the council to take action to post the lots which are con sidered a menace. Property owners must get permits to burn weeds from lots. At the Banning High school, senior week activities have been scheduled as follows: Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday June 2 at 4 o'clock in the high school auditorium with the Rev. Paul Lomax of the Community Methodist church delivering the address. Commencement exercises will' be held at 8 o'clock on June 7 in the auditorium, with Attorney Frank Miller speaking. The senior class numbers about 50 this year. Banning Grammar school will graduate a class of 75 eighth grade pupils on Thursday afternoon on the lawn in front of the San Gor-gonio avenue building. TO PRESENT PLAY The fifth grade pupils of Miss Bedia Nickles will present a play "The Johnsons Visit Alaska" on May 23 at the grammar school. The play culminates a project and is original. Last summer Miss Nickles visited Alaska and brought hack with her the ideas for the project. Invitations have been issued for the event. On May 24 the Girl Scouts, including troops Nos. 1 and 2, and the Brownie Scouts will present a program in the scout house for their I parents and friends. In the court of j awards, tenderfoot, first and second class awards and merit badges will J be given and a brownie "fly-up" foa-I tured. The troop No. 1 senior scouts will be responsible for room arrangements, refreshments and flag ceremony, troop No. 2 for two pup-net shows "Hansel and Gretel" and "Ferdinand," and the Brownies will give a program of songs. This is the last formal meeting of the year for the scout troops. The last faculty meeting for the school year was held Wednesday evening when a committee com posed of Miss Marjorie Hathaway, Marion McGregor, Mrs. Marjorie I Fox. Miss May Hert and Mrs. Beulah i Kryder. planned a dinner and a j nanel discussion on "What a Child ! Has a Right to Expect of a Teach er, the plans were kept a secret and the guests were called for hy c6mmittee members and "taken for a ride" which ended at Martha's Garden cafe in Redlands. DINNER SERVED A dinner was served in the club room. Hand painted cards and corsages and boutonnicres marked the places. Miss Isabel Gilbert of the county education office was a guest. The program was based on research on the subject made in the Banning schools and from letters from well known educators. To bring the program to a close, Mrs. Fox showed a group of clever cartoons on the hobbies of faculty members, made by Billy Fox. a high school senior. Mrs. Everett Earl and Miss Marjorie Hathaway of the fourth grades in Banning Grammar school visited Los Angeles schools on Thursday. On Friday, Mis. Coombs of the second grades and Miss Carlson of the first grades visited Redlands and Riverside schools. President Expected To Veto River Bill (Bv Associated Press) WASHINGTON, May 17.- A presidential veto was said today to be in prospect for the $110,000,000 rivers and harbors improvement authorization bill passed by congress and now at the white house. It was learned that aides of the president told congressional leaders the chances were at least three to one the measure would be vetoed. Mr. Roosvelt, it was said, objects to the measure on the grounds that too many projects already have been authorized for which no money has been appropriated. 4 HOLLYWOOD, May 17. Actress Gloria Dickson, using her legal name, Thais Dickerson Westmore, filed suit for divorce today against Perc Westmore, member of the famous movie makeup family. She charged extreme cruelty, which she said had "subverted" their marriage. They married June 20, 1938, at Santa Barbara, and separated last Jan. 14. , First Vote Count Announced in Beaumont Festival Contest; Winner to Get Cup (Special Staff Correspondence) BEAUMONT, May 17. First official count of the Cherry festival queen contest was made today by Chairman Leighton Taylor and Secretary Julia Hale of the committee. There is ample time, they state, until the festival dates of June 14-16 and the contest is easily within the grasp of the nine aspirants, two of them from Banning. Peggy Ann Pegram led in the opening tabulation, with Vauna-helle Thompson a close runner up and Laverne Farrar well within the upper bracket. The vote shows: Peggy Ann Pegram, 17,800; Vauna-belle Thompson, 17,500; Laverne Farrar. 12.700; Marjory Schmidt, 9,000; Marjorie Thomas, 6,500; Ruth Lewis, 6.500; Evelyn Jellison, 4.800; Peggy Littlejohn, 3.400; Mildred Miller, 1,000. A loving cup will be awarded the queen, who will be a central feature of festival activities. Runners-up in the contest will be her attend-, ants. SCHEDULES FEATURES Chairman Joe Ward of the program committee is scheduling interesting entertainment features. Concession plans are in charge of Z. V. Pegram and committee. General Chairman William Hale is devoting much time to the festival arrangements and reports everything looks favorable for a record event in the mid-June classic. Bogart bowl was the scene of a box lunch meeting of the St. Stephen's Episcopal guild on Friday. Banning members met at the home of Mrs. Vincent Stone and Beaumont members at the home of Mrs. Frederick M. Ciane. A business session followed the picnic. The Rev. Mr. Crane will observe holy communion at St. Stephen's at 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Morning worship and sermon at 11 a.m. A recent graduate of the seminary in Berkeley is expected to speak on the education of the ministry for the Episcopal church. At 4:30 p.m. cars will leave for the convocational meeting of young people in St. Mark's church, Upland. PASTOR TO PREACH Dr. Earle R. Harvey, pastor, will preach at the Community Presbyterian church Sunday at il a.m. and 7 p.m. Morning worship is in charge of the Rev. E. C. Robinson at the Full Gospel tabernacle at 11 a.m. and evangelistic service at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Hoffman Havley will preach at the Christian church 10:50 a.m. The junior Christian Endeavor will meet at 6 p.m. at the Christian church instead of at Miss Farnsworth's. Sunday mass at San Gorgonio Catholic church at 8:30 a.m. will he followed by a sermon. The men's class at the Presbyterian church is continuing to grow in interest as 30 to 40 attend regularly, with participation in forum discussion of lessons, linking the facts to modern conditions. Among last week's speakers were L. B. Tihbets, J. W. Eberhard, Sam Roberts, A. G. Obernolte, J. B. Lee, C. S. Dodds, Wm. V. Davis, Herbert Morrison. Lee Scherer, E. J. Gillis, VV. J. Baker, Ernest Samson, A. D. Cox and Lester Wallace. Discussion Sunday morning will he on false prophets and propaganda. Prendergast to Resume Former Council Duties 'Special Staff Correspondence) BEAUMONT, May 17,-John Prendergast, who retired last month from the city council, was selected by the council to return to his old position, in Wednesday's regular session. He will take the place of W. A. Hansen, who was elected April 9, but who resigned shortly after to move to Banning. Mr. Prendergast had served for the past four years, but did not enter the April election. He was selected by unanimous vote of the four remaining councilmen, Mayor Leonard W. Covert, T. G. DePeel, Donald W. McLaughlin and William M. McDaris. Beaumont's political front now centers in two elections set for the first week of June. Three candidates have announced for the school board race, with the election on Friday, June 7. Karl Kelsey, one of the younger business men, proprietor of the Shell station at the Beaumont triangle, is the latest to place his hat In the ring. M. E. Crane had already announced for hoth elementary and high school boards. The third candidate is Ernest A. Weatherford who served on the board a few years ago. Kelsey is seeking a place on the high school board and seeks place on both boards. Mr. Crane and Mr. Weatherford are from Cherry Valley and Mr. Kelsey from the city. The election for library trustee to succeed L. W. Covert, whose term expires, will be held at, the library building on June 8. Holdover members are Joseph E. Roberts and Miss Mary Bethune Shipp. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Umhoults served their golden wedding anniversary with a dinner and open house at the East Fontana Friendship clubhouse. Scores of Friends To Mr., Mrs. Umhoults Fargo (Special Staff Correspondence) FONTANA, May 17. Re-enacting a happy event of 50 years ago, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Umhoults, better known in the community under their professional name of Fargo, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an open house at the East Fontana Friendship clubhouse, where scores of friends gathered to extend congratulations and wish the couple happiness. Married in Dayton, Ohio, May 15, 1890, Mr. and Mrs. Umhoults lived many years in that vicinity, where Mr. Umhoults was a noted vaudeville performer. Mr. Umhoults is a native of Indiana, being born in Independence in 1864, Mrs. Umhoults was born in Centcrville, Ohio, in 1870. In January, 1934, the couple came to Fontana, making their home on West Foothill boulevard near their son, Charles Fargo, who is a music instructor in the Fontana schools. Their other child is a daughter, Mrs. J. O. Donovan of I-os Angeles. Starting them on "another 50 years of happy married life," Judge Roy E. Berridge, justice of the Poppy Day Discussed At Session in Rialto (Special Staff Correspondence) RIALTO, May 17. Mrs. Eunice Hughes of Chino, a past district president of American Legion auxiliary and present poppy chairman for the district, was a guest Thursday evening at the meeting of Rialto's post and auxiliary. Her appearance before the group was a reminder that the annual sale of veteran-made poppies is only about a week distant and that every effort on the part of the two organizations should be exercised to make the sale a success. HISTORY GIVEN She gave a brief history of poppy day and told of the purposes for which it was established. She also told of veteran rehabilitation and Child welfare projects which have been made possible through funds raised from the sale of poppies in past years. Mrs. Margaret Smith, chairman of the poppy committee for the Rialto auxiliary, announced that she will call a meeting of her group next Wednesday evening to complete plans for the sale of Saturday, May 25. Not only committee members, Subversive Acts In Navy Claimed (By Associated Prss) WASHINGTON, May 17,-Confi-dential navy reports of attempts to subvert "fighting men" of the United States were used by a house member today to urge speedy senate action on legislation to curb such activities. Representative Hobbs, Alabama Democrat, slapping down a thick document before a senate judiciary subcommittee, said this "confidential navy report shows that naval vessels oan't be moored in some ports here without a swarm of propagandists telling our fighting men that it's wrong and un-Chrls-tionlike to fight." Recent collapse of internal defenses of European nations were cited by both Representative Hobbs and Representative Smith, Virginia Democrat, author of the bill already passed by the house, as reasons for prompt senate action. LOS ANGELES May 17 Superior Judge Roy V. Rhodes today took under submission "the battle of the bath" which has stirred turmoil in suburban Alhambra high schools since last March, Fargo, Fontana residents who ob Offer Congratulations peace of Fontana, performed the wedding ceremony for the pair. Mrs. Umhoults was attired in a lovely crepe dress in the same shade blue ip which she was married in Ohio, and wore a corsage of sweet peas and gardenias. J. C. Couch, now of Southern California, was the only person present :it this celebration who attended the wedding of 50 years ago. Many lovely gifts were presented the couple. Among the scores of messages leceived from friends too far away to attend was a telegram of congratulations from Governor Culbert L. Olson in Sacramento, a personal friend of the Umhoults and their son-in-law, Major J. O. Donovan. Guests were received throughout the afternoon, and a dinner was served at 6 o'clock, with between 50 and 60 remaining for the feast. The tables were beautifully appointed in the golden wedding theme, while the large wedding cake was on the same crystal stand that was used at their wedding. Several musical numbers were enjoyed throughout the occasion. hut all auxiliary women are urged to attend the meet ing. At that time workers will be appointed to sell the flowers in the business, and residential districts. DINNER HELD Thursday night's meeting was preceded by a public dinner, another in a series of such events that the post and auxiliary have sponsored during the current season. Approximately 125 members and guests were present, making the largest crowd to attend a legion-sponsored dinner this year. Members of the Woman's Christian Temperance union, Rialto chapter, met Thursday afternoon at the. First Christian church for their monthly meeting. Mrs. Ruth Miller, president, was in charge. The customary devotional period was conducted by Miss Ruth Birch. Guest speaker for the occasion was James Sultzbaugh who told of his experiences while, working in a copper mine in the middlcivest. Plans were outlined for an evening meeting to be held In the near future, but no date was set. State Executes Bootblack Killer (Bv United Presi) SAN QUENTIN PRISON, May 17. -Little Virgilio Spinelli, 59-year-old Los Angeles bootblack who killed his wife, Rose, with an axe, then dismembered the body and burned it in an incinerator, was executed in the San Qucntin lethal gas chamber today. Spinelli was pronounced dead at 10:06 a.m., nine minutes after he entered the chamber. Martha Ray Wins In Suit for Divorce (Bv United Press) HOLLYWOOD, May 17. Martha Raye, wide-mouthed film comedienne, obtained a divorce in three minutes today when she complained her second husband, Composer David Rose, was cruel and abusive. She testified he acted in a "sullen and abusive manner," stayed away from home for days and "couldn't stand" her friends.' Miss Raye and Rose mnrried at Enscnada, Mexico, in 1938, after she had been divorced from Hamilton "Buddy" Westmore, studio makeup artist. A property settlement was made out of court. Knights of Pythias Building Club Room; Members to Do Large Part of Job (Sperial Staff Correspuiirienre) HIGHLAND, May 17. Highland lodge, No. 211, Knights of Pythias, has begun work on a recreation hall which will join the present Knights of Pythias castle hall on the north. The addition will match the old structure. The Knights have raised funds for materials and plan to do much of the work themselves. As this will necessitate considerable of the work being done in the evening adequate lights have been installed and operations are already under way. Excavation has been done and all is now ready for work on the foundation. The room will be 18 x 40 and will serve as a clubroom and recreation center. Mrs. Maude Barnes received a telegram this morning bringing to1 the several Highland relatives news; of tho death of Mrs. Fannie Jones Morgan, which occurred this morning at her home in Wilmington, 111, Mrs. Morgan was the oldest sister of Mrs. John Inglehart, Mrs. Maude Barnes and W. H. P. Jones all of this community. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jones early pioneers of Highland. With her husband Mrs. Morgan had spent many winters with the relatives in Highland, her last visit here having been about three years ago, Mr. Morgan passed away something over a year ago. While in frail health, she had been as well as usual as far as the local relatives knew. OTHER RELATIVES Besides the relatives in Highland, Mrs. Morgan leaves another sister and brother in the west, Mrs. Cora Desmond of Santa Barbara and Charles Jones of Gaston, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. Bertha Leasure of Wilmington, 111.; a -daughter, Mrs. Mary Morgan Egan of Joliet, and a granddaughter, Virginia, also of Joliet. Funeral services will be in Wilmington with burial beside her husband, Erdie Morgan. ISv'. and Mrs. William H. Roddick and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Roddick entertained at 6 o'clock dinner la,! evening Mrs. Marv Cav and Miss Elva Manley, who will leave next month for a summer's stay in Iowa and Mrs. Lucy Luttrell. Table and other decorations were of lovely mixed bouquets. FESTIVAL BIG SUCCESS The pie and Ice cream festival held on the Methodist church lawn last evening, was a great success. The affair was sponsored by the Ladies' aid and netted a fine sum. First Methodist The Rev. Guy M. McBride, pastor. Church school 9:45 a.m. A. N. McIIenry, superintendent. Classes for all ages. Morning worship 11 o'clock Sermon subject "A Great Conception of Life." Music by the choir. At the 7:30 p.m. service the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Epworth league will be Celebrated. Members and officers of the local Epworth league chapter will be assisted by a group of speakers and musicians from the First Methodist church of Redlands. Wednesday church night. Devotional period and Bible study. 7 p.m choir practice. Thursday evening the Golden Rule class will meetl with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Patterson' on West Main street. Refreshment committee: Mrs. Emma Hampton) and Mrs. Ollie Hathaway. HinhlanH Connreaational Churchi of Christ The Rev. William Mason' Frost, pastor. Church school 9:45. Classes for all ages, William Babel, superintendent, Paul Franklin, secretary. Morning worship 11 a.m. sermon topic, "Judging Through tho Cross." Special music by the adult choir. Junior choir 6:15 under the direction of Mrs. George Gibson. Evening service 7 p.m. special music by the junior choir. Sermon theme, "The Worst and the Best Man, Jacob." Mrs, Henry Oberg and Mrs. Marie Guber of Palo Alto arrived last evening to enjoy a few weeks visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Oberg is a house guest of her son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leuschen in West Highlands. She will also spend part of the time with her daughter, Mrs. Cecil Phelps and family, and at the home of her mother, Mrs. Rosa Clark. Mrs. Clark who has been quite ill following an attack of influenza, Is reported Improved. William Eichenberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred L. Eichenberg returned this week from Santa Clara university where he has completed his junior year. He will return north in June and will report June 16 for Camp Ord for six weeks of military training. D. D. Yarnell, who has been confined to his home, having run a nai'l in his foot, is again able to be put.' Mrs. Kenneth Williams of Bever ly Hills, visited Highland relatives this week, having come up for her small daughter, Dianne, who was an over Sunday guest of her grand mother, Mrs. Carrie Williams at her home on Central avenue. Dianel came to Highland to visit while her; parents went on a week-end yacht-1 ing pnrty in Catalina waters ns guests of Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Creman of Los Angeles. Mrs, Cre-man was, before her marriage, Lola Clark, cousin of Mrs. Williams.

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