Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on January 29, 1978 · Page 4
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4— Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif. Sunday, January 29, 1978 Betty Scholl 100 years old HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER — Anna Hammon, cutting the January birthday cakeior patients at liki'ah Cohvalescent Hospital, volunteers her time for the monthly birthday parties at the hospital and drojps in once a week to read the Bible for the patients. Relief Society learns about life in Germany Twelve members of the evening Relief Society of the Second Ward, Church of Jesus Chriiit of Latter-day Saints, felt tlhe terror of a young child duririg war and the , peace School To help mothers of school children plan a balanced diet, the Ukiah Unified School District publishes the school menu each weelt. One half pint of milk is sen-ed with each meal. Below is tliis week's menu. MONDAY Meat gravy Mashed potatoes Fruit cup Buttered roll TUESDAY Pizza Confetti salad Sliced peaches Buttered roll WEDNESDAY Manager's choice THURSDAY Turkey in gravy Mashed potatoes Cranberry sauce Fruited jello Buttered roll FRIDAY Toasted cheese sandwich Tossed green salad Cubed potatoes Apricots Planning birthday party The oldest living graduate of Ukiah High Schodl, Eljzabeth Jane "Betty" Scholl, will celebrate her lOOtH birthday Tuesday at Ukiah Convalescent HoiSpital, Elizabeth, Ivy Hoover and Frances Plummer were all honored Thursday afternoon with a January birthday party at-the hospital, but a special party has been planned for Tuesday by Mrs. Scholl's daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Miles Post. Elizabeth Jane Scholl was born at the old Burke homeplace in Ukiah Valley, four miles south of the City of Ukiah, Jan. 31, 1878. Her parents were Francis Marion Burke and Zerelda Montgomery Burke, members of pioneer families who came by oxen-pulled wagons from Missouri to California in 1849. Grandfather Alexander Burke brought the first prairie schooner into Ukiah Valley. Burke Hill Drive and Montgomery Redwoods are reminders of thpse early settlers. Betty, as, ^;lizabeth was called, spent many evenings with her brothers and sisters cbzily gathered around the glowing family fireplace, listening, spellbound, to recoCmted tales of the perilous crossing of the plains, she has oftai told her daughter Mary.' In 1896, Ukiah High School graduated its second class, composed of six students. Elizabeth Jane Burke \yas one of them. Mrs. Porterfield's Acadefny of Ukiah prepared Betty for a brief period of teaching. On Christmas Eve, 1898, B^tty became the wife, of E^ias . Frederick Scholl, a' native of Indi£(na, now deceased. They made their" home in Ukiah throughout their married life. Six of their 10 children are still living. Entertainment Thursday afternoon included selections by Jan Kesner, blind ac- sustained through her faith in God, when Erika Strong distussed life in her small southwestern hometown in Germany during the Relief Society's January cultural refinement lesson. Mrs. Strong brought with her several books which contained qalpred photographs of the many colorful landscapes of her native land, the villages, palaces and cathedral^. Also depicted were the fine arts of Germany, shown in photographs of statuary and the work of famous painters. Virginia Lein Fitch, who has gained rienown as an artist who enjoys painting village scenes, shared with the worhen gathered two Hummel figurines she had collected and a book on thfe origin of these famous figures., of ,'(}erman children. She also displayed from her doll collection a number she had collected in Europe on her trips to that continent. In describing her childhood home, which nestled at the edge of the Black Forest, Erika was drawn into some of her youthful experiences by questions asked by Relief Society members, who were eager to know more about life in the home of their German Relief Society sisters. The trip back to Erika's childhood, provided an unanticipated spiritual experience shared by all. Sr. Center menu • The menu of low cost meals being sierved this week for senier citizens at Ukiah Senior Center, 495 Leshe St., is, printed below. Meals will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 each day. Bread, butter and a choice of milk, tea, coffee or Sanka will be served with each meal. MONDAY Braised beef & rice Buttered carrots Beet salad Applesauce TUESDAY Ham & pineapple Sweet potatoes Stewed tomatoes Green salad Prune cake ' , WEDNESDAY" Chicken scallop Green beans Fruit salad Cake THURSDAY Lasagne Buttered spinach Vegetable salad Tomato juice French bread Ice cream cup FRIDAY Oven baked chicken Mashed potatoes Buttered squash Cole slaw Fruit Menus subject to change 'RUN SNOW WHITE' — "I just can't dolt Snovv-White," Christopher Dye, playing the huiiiter, says to his sister Kimberly, whol appears in the role of Snow White. "JRun away and hide in the woods!',' The two appeared recently in the UHiah Valley Child Developrnent Center's production of the old fairy tale. " cordionist. A special flower arrangement was fx-epared for the occasion,by Dorothee Stegemann, the hospital's nursing assistant. Also honored Thursday was Anna Hammon, a volunteer who helps with all the birthday parties and who viSits the hospital each week to read the Bible for its patients: She was presented a potted plant, on behalf of the patients, ^y Walter McGraf. John Pritchard, hospital director, presented her with a certificate of appreciation. Each patient honored at the party was presented a corsage. No place like home for fatal acBtdents "Home sweet home" may are some tips on how to be an oasis of comfort and pirepare: security, but it also may be a 1. — Post a. list of important booby trap for your children, telephone numbers on a wall For, according to'the Health by your telephone. Insurance Institute, there's no 2. — Take a first aid course if place like home for having an accident—especially a serious one involving youngsters. The evidence, as provided by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, is that the leading cause of injury and accidental death of young children today is accidents in the home. How is that possible? Experts cite these two major factors: 1. A child-is naturally active and curious. But his. sense of balance and fear of danger do not develop until he matures and has sorhe experience. He gets thai experience at the wrong time in the home. If nobody's watching him, look out. 2. For the child, an average home, unfortunately, is full of danger. What an adult cain cope with easily — staircases, hot stoves, electric wires and the like — can be killers and maimers to children. Falls at.Top The leading accidents suffered by children include severe falls, blows, cuts and animal bites,, suffocation and strangulation, poisoning, drowning, fires, burns and electric shock. But the most common home injuries to the very young, reports the HEW, is caused by falls. Some precautions that might save you grief are: —Keep crib sides up so a baby won't roll out. —Keep stairs free of objects which could cause you to fall while carrying your child. —Keep hallways and staircases well lighted. ^Remember, even a small child can open doors. So lock those that lead to danger. —Lock gates leading to stairways and doorways. —Don't ever let a child lean out of windoAvs. —Make a practice of opening windows from the top. If you use screen, be'sure they are sturdy and cannot be easily pushed out. —Use non-skid mats on the bottom of the bathtub. The Institute points out, too, that even after a parent has done everything to protect the child from accidents, they can still happen. So keep calm. . In Emergency Its wise to plan for an emergency just in case. Here you can, or at least keep a first aid chart taped to the inside of the medicine cabinet and familiarize yourself with its instructions. 3—Have on hand in .your medifiyie cabinet the items needed to treat common emergencies. If another adult or older child can help during an emergency, one person should take care of the accident victim while the other telephones the doctor. If you are alone, quiet the child as quickly as possible administer any urgently needed first aid, then telephone. For night emergencies , or when a doctor is not available^ dial the all-emergency code which is published in any phone book and should also be on that telephone Ust. Favorite Recipe ' BOLOGNA SANDWICHES . 2 tbs. softened margarine 8 slices white bread 8 slices bologpa 4 slices American cheese 2 tbs. catsup 2 tbs. mayonnaise 2 eggs, beaten 2 tbs. margarine Spread softened margarine on one side of bread slices. Place 2 slices of bologna ;?nd \ slice of cheese on each of four slices of bread. Combine catsup and mayonnaise. Spread oh rem'ainingv bread slices and place over bblogna and cheese. Pour beaten eggs into a shallow dish. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons margarine in large skillet or on griddle. Coat sandwiches with eggs. Brown on both sides in heated skillet or on griddle. Makes 4 servings. 100 YEAjR OLD — Elizabeth J. Scholl, who was born in Ukiah Valley Jan. 31, 1878, will be celebrating her 100th birthday Tuesday at Ukiah Convalescent Hospital in a special party planned for her by her daughter and son-in-law Mary and Miles Post, shown with her here. Mary and Miles also attended the birthday party given Thursday for all the patients at the hospital who have their birthdays in January. Oh where, oh where can our seniors 'park' Life in Mendocino County By FAE WOODWARD Have you ever felt like the whole world is out to get you? Well, it is! Especially if you are a senior citizen living on a fixed income. With the cost of living' beleaguering all oiir bu^igets from every side, ^veral hundred of the area's seniors are presently facing that straw that may break the camel's back — another rent hike. These are citizens that are residing in some of Mendocino County's over 100 mobile home parks. Just In the Ukiah area, alone, rent hikes in the past three years have brought in owners of just three of the trailer parks in which senior citizens reside. In one trailer park, a social , seciu-ity recipient told me that when her benefits were increased $8.50 more a month, her landlord raised her rent $8.50. Since that timie the rent has gone up twice again, first $7.50 and then $5 a "month. Although these rent hikes have just about inundated the more than two-thirds of its residents on social security, this trailer park's hikes are bnly half the amount of those in two other parks where rents were higher to begin with. , In almost every mobile home park, the seniors say they might understand if the cost of maintaining their parks was increasing, but they say there is little or no maintenance. In one court, mobile home owners pay for this extra. One trailer I park owner informed those with their homes in his park that he had purchased the park on speculation and.that he didn't intend to put one penny into it. What is the answer for these Mendocino County residents? Are they going to be forced to sell their little homes in. favor of an institution?; Well...some trailer park owners have even anticipated this and already have informed their tenants that the park owner must approve any purchaser. One senior citizen told me it costs from $1,000 to $1,500 to move a trailer home ft-om the park to another location. And \yhere would they move? A meeting to seek a temporary solution to hotising problems of seniors is being held Monday at 1 p.m. in the recreation buildlAg at the Senior Center, 495 Leslie St., Ukiah. A representative of the housing authority will discuss subsidized housing and rental assistance. ^yhether or not this particular Meeting will be & solution to the problems of the mobile home owners, it will give these people an opportunity to get together and pool their complaints. If, as was suggested to one mobilehome i owner by a person in the social security office, they decide to draw up a petition to Governor Brown, this could be the start of positive action on their behalf. Many of our seniors simply swoUow their pride and say nothing. I would like to remind them of that old adage: "It is ^Lhe squeaking door that gets Igreased." I Dates to keep Jan . 29 — January hoedown by Clearlake Squares, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Eastlake School, Highway 20 ,i Qearlake Oaks. Jan. 30 — Public meeting on Hopland gym, 7:30 p.m., Hopland Elementary School. Jan. 30 ^ TOPS (Take off pounds sensibly), 8:30 a.m.. Trinity Baptist Church, corner Dora and Luce streets, Ukiah. Jan. 30 — Physical fitness class, 10:45 to 11:45 a.m., Senior Center, 495 Leslie St., Ukiah; macrame, 1 to 3 p.m.; stress reduction class, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.' Jan. 30 — After 40 Fun Club meeting, 1 p.m., community room. Financial Savings building, 700 S. State St., Ukiah. Call 462-4604 or 4625132. Jan. 30 — Family Planning ainic, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Episcopal Chureh, Fir and Franklin streets. Fort Bragg. Call 964-4713. Jan. 30 —Family Planning Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 and 2 to 4 p.m., county health offices, 890 N. B .ush St., Ukiah. Jan. 30 — Housing problems meeting for senior citizens, 1:15 p.m., recreation building. Senior Center, 495 Leslie St., Ukiah. Jan. 31 — Creative writing, l to 4 p.m.. Senior Center, 495 Leslie St., Ukiah; cards and games 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31 — After 40 Fun Club films on Hawaii, 1 p.in., comthunity room. Financial Savings building, 700 S. State St. Ukiah, Call 462-4604 or 4625132, , Jaii. 31 — Toybrary, 10 to 11:30 a .m.,.Mendocino County Library, corner of, Peirklns and Main streets, Ukiah. Jan. 31 — Creative writing, 1 to 4 p.m.. Senior Center, 495- Leslie Street, Ukiah. Cards and games, 7 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31 — Family Planning Qinic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., county health offices, 890 N. Bush Street, Ukiah. Call 4684471 V.D. ainic, 9:30 a.m. to 12. • Feb. 1 — Basic Leadership Training Day by Aglow Fellowship, community room. Financial Savings and Loan building, 700 S. State Street, Ukiah. Coffee and fellowship, 9:15; meeting 9:30 to 3:35. Take a sack lunch. Feb. 2 — Lecture': "Origin and Drama of Human Speech," 7:15 p.m., Ukiah' Community Center, 665 N. State St. Donation, $1 Feb. 2 — Barbership chorus singing, 7:30 p.m., Calpella School. Visitors welcome. Feb. 3 — Ukiah High School Mayo Club Mexican dinner, 6 to 9 p.m. 5 Pomolita Junior High School cafeteria. Tickets at door $3 for adults, $2 for students. Feb. 4 — Pomo Chapter, DAR, 11:30 a.m.. House of Garner, 1090 S. State St., ukiah. Feb. 7 — TOPS (take off pounds sensibly), 7 p.m., recreation room. Autumn Leaves, 425 E. Gobbi Sf.,' Ukiah. NOTICE! Organs - Pianos MUST BE SOLD $ DOWN DELIVERS ANY INSTRUMENT TAKE OVER PAYMENTS OR PAY CASH FAMOUS MAKES All Instruments 100% Guaranteed LOWERY . RODGERS . YAMAHA & OTHERS Uprights, Consoles & Grands CAN BE SEEK ONLY FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY FEBRUARY 3,4, A 5 OPEN 12 NOON-8 P.M. MENDOCINO VAN & STORAGE CO. 169MAIN ST. UKIAH >

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