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DISPATCH DEMOCRAT, UKIAH. CALIFORNIA PAGE THREE TEN YEARS AGO December 7, 1929 1^ Willia^ Hotcll Passes W. C. Hotell passed away at his home in Boonville Monday, death following a stroke of paralysis he had suffered on Thanlcsgiving Day, and from which he failed to rally. Rockport Sawmill Rumors that Roclcport mill will resume operations will not down. The latest report is that the mill will open the first of the year under the old Pinkbine Guild. Hog Cholera , Hog cholera broke out on the Frank Cunningham ranch the first of the week. The information was telegraphed to Sacramento and Dr. Robert Jay, state veterinarian, is here with a supply of vaccine; all infected hogs will be vaccinated. Drastic measures will be taken to stamp out the infection before it secures a foothold in the county. Tax Collections County Tax Collector Volncy Van Dyke reports collections up to the ! average and particularly good In the I second supervisorial district. Sanchez Moves A. Sanchez, who has been in the clothes cleaning and renovating business in the Perelli Minetti building ever .since he came to Ukiah eight years ago, this week completed the installation of his plant in his new building Just south of the Masonic Temple. He has moved into the new quarters. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Brice Hoskins of Oakland were here Wednesday on their way home from a visit to Seattle. Mr. Hoskins is the founder of Ukiah Chamber of Commerce, of which he was secretary for two years. He also was the prime mover In the Hop Festival, the most successful celebration that Ukiah has evefiiheld. Will Van Dyke and Tad Ring spent the week end in the Round Valley section on business and pleasure. They went up to Azbill Creek and hunted and fished and relHmed Monday with a varied as- j sortment of game, including the I limit of quail. I The Mikkila family of Redwood I Valley has purchased a Bulck coach I and are enjoying the pleasure of a 5 closed car during the "cold weather. : Mrs. Anna Granz was a guest of I Mr. and Mrs. Ben Edwards recent{: ly. She is a former well known res- Ident of this city, but has been mak- • ing her home lately with her i nephew, Lou Anker of Willits. ' C. B. Heryford. rural school su- • pervisor, submitted to an operation for hernia at the Willits hospital Wednesday. V The Claude Simons house in Pot^ ter Valley has been sold to Mr. f: and Mrs. Malcolm Cloud of Gravel* ly Valley. I' Mr. and Mrs. Smalley have pur- 5 chased the Henry Potter place and 4 will shortly move there. Mr. and c Mrs. Potter and family are planning V to reside near Ukiah. on Big River are to be blown up. Personals Tli3 Saturday Afternoon Club will be entertained tomorrow afternoon by Mrs. G. W. Stout at her home on Oak and Standley streets. The program was as follows: Instrumental duet, Mrs. S. L. Rea and Mrs. E. B. Gibson; A Lesson In Government—two minute talk on the County by Mrs. Albartson; Mrs. Hale McCowen. Sr., on the State, and Miss Pettis on the Nation. The committee is composed of Mrs. Jamison and Mrs. Kasch. Myron Brazier will entertain a few of his boy friends this afternoon the occasion being the little man's sixth birthday . Through the courtesy of the management of the Blue Moon there will be a dance Saturday night for the benefit of Robert Clark. Mr. Clark lost a leg and the committee in charge of the dance hopes to realize enough money to buy an artificial leg for him. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Redemeyer drove up from San Francisco Friday and proceeded the next day to their ranch at Laytonville. Arnold Clow and wife returned on Monday from an automobile trip to Eureka. Notwithstanding the Inclement weather Mr. Clow made the trip back without mishap and in good time; he reports the state highway muddy but with a firm surface. There has been quite a stir in real estate in Redwood Valley during the past week. Lee Riggs sold his ranch and is moving into the D. H. Needham place. Tom Clary also completed a bargain, di-sposing of his ranch. The Walter McClendon place changed hands. The trophy won by the Berkeley football team by a score of 30 to 0 on Thanksgiving Day is a magnificent bronze group, "The Football Players," by Douglas Tllden, the famous California sculptor. The group was offered a year ago by Mayor James B. Tilden and Mrs. Tllden. The loss of Pollard and Dodge by the tidal wave at Bear Harbor was only $4,000 to $5,000. THREE ENERGETIC WORKERS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS c. TWENTY YEARS AGO December S, 1919 Babcock Dies L. W. Babcock, one of the foremost educators of the state, who made Ukiah his home for 30 years, passed away at EI Monte last Monday. The news of his death comes as a shock to all. The first news that he was ill was received by his son, Dr. Raymond Babcock of Willits, in a telegram Monday morning. Dr. Babcock left Monday afternoon for El Monte. His father passed away at 11 o'clock that night. Mr. Babcock came to Mendocino county in 1882, entering Into his career as an educator in the school at Little River. In 1885 he came to Ukiah, called here to take charge of the local grammar .school, which was being run by a gang of husky lads who had become too strong for the existing school authorities. He remained at the head of the Ukiah Grammar School until 1893, when he resigned to take charge of the county high school which was just being started here. He retainod the principalship of tlie high school until 1906, when he resigned to run for county school superintendent, to which office he was elected and reelected. Mrs. Hofman Passes The news of the sudden death of Mrs. Louis Hofman, which occurred in San Francisco Tuesday morning, was received with sorrow by a host of friends of this popular matron in Ukiah. Mrs. Hofman was a daughter of the Cerf family. Ranch Sold Fred Van Nader this week sold his 40-acre ranch south of this city to Frank Wagner, the price ranging in the neighborhood of $40,000. The ranch Is planted to hops and the crops are said to be contracted for the next three years at 50, 4*5 and 40 cents. Moving Picture Fort Bragg—The wonders of Mendocino redwoods and scenery are to be portrayed in "King's Spruce," a sU^eel motion picture now being taken here by the Mitchell Lewis Company. Scenes of camp life and felling THIRTY YEARS AGO December 3, 1909 Tax Collections Talking of busy days, the ticket seller at the circus was never busier than the force in Tax Collector Van Dyke's office Friday, Saturday and Monday. These were the last days for paying the first installment of taxes, and there was a general stampede to get in and avoid the 15 per cent penalty. A Paragraph From 25 Years Ago On the morning following the stage robbery, Mrs. J. B. McClure was returning to her home in U- klah from the city and left her trunk out in the wagon overnight. The robber broke into the trunk and took $500 worth of clothing and a gold watch. Marriage Licenses The following marriage licenses have been issued since last report: Elmer F. Williams and Nettie Fielding; R. O. Lynn and Alma A. Rains; Allen Lainc and Minnie Linkanen; Carl Beggs and Verna Duncan; Howard E. Ornbaun and Ellen M. Reiliy; Henry P. Zill and Maria Fagerstron. Weather Report Dr. George McCowen furnishes the following weather report for tlie month of November: Precipitation for the month, 5.11 inches; rainfall for the season, 9.10 inches; rainfall to date last season, 5.2 inches. New Opera House The committee having in charge soliciting of suhscribers for stock to build a new opera house is meeting with great success. So far they have had but one refu.sal from the business men of the town. Sufficient stock has already been taken to Justify the undertaking. Back From Canada Ernest Mathews, son of J. R. Mathews, returned from Alberta, Canada, Tuesday. He will spend the winter in Ukiah, returning to the northern country in the spring. He says that Elmer Weger and J. Turner are located on good ranches and are well satisfied, raising stock. FIFTY YEARS AGO December 13, 1889 Married W. Mathews of Casper, for many years an employe in the Bank of Mendocino, and Miss Carrie Blake of Comptche were united in holy wedlock on Thursday of last week. Charlie had a serious look on him before he left Mendocino, the causei for which Is now explained. Men's tailormade sprlngbottom overalls, at fl5 cents a pair at Rosenberg's. Peace to your sole, you will find it every time if you wear Rosenberg's shoes. George McCoy has been appointed postmaster at Calpella, vice W. English removed. The cause of Mr. English's removal is not stated, but we presume he is too good a Democrat for the present administration. G. S. McPhee, a leading merchant of Westport, was in town several days this week. The Fort Bragg Advocate is strongly and ably advocating the construction of a new bridge across Pudding Creek near its mouth. From daylight to dark on Tuesday over two inches of rain fell in Ukiah! The rainfall last Sunday night amounted to 1.71 inches. It Just poured down! Joe Bishop and E. Arthur of Point Arena were both registered at the Ukiah House this week. C. M. Willits of Willits is circulating a petition to assist him In securing the appointment of postmaster at that place. G. W. Morrison, who was recently tried in San Francisco for perjury in connection with the White divorce case, was in town last Sunday on his way home to Round Valley. The city board of trustees granted a franchise Monday night to the North Pacific Land and Improvement Company for the term of 50 years to erect and maintain within the limits of Ukiah City poles and wires for electric lights. Doubtless, in less than three months, Ukiah will be lighted with electricity. * I ANOIK MARTINKLLl Popular Ukinh girl, who is leading the candidates in District 1 for the first award In the beauty scliool divi-sion. Angic started in the campaign determined to secure a beauty school cour.se, and has never stopiied work a moment .since she onteicd. If conscientious worit and steady vote getting ha.s anything to do with it, Angic will be one of the big winners at the close. —Dispatch-Democrat Engraving WILLITS NEWS Gay Holiday Plans Made in Willits WILLITS.^Dec 0.— Townfolks out Willits way arc about to turn social-minded, what with one party poppinp up right after another on the pre-holiday calendar. The first of the biM, civic affairs is the card party Tuesday evening in the Women's Improvement Cluli| MARRION PAGK Considering attractions — we would say that Willlt.s has an outstanding one In Marrlon Page. Marriun is a real subscription geltn and is ambitious to attend beauty .school and If hard work couplrd with a coterie of friends has anything to do with It you may expect to sci- her talking a beauty course in the very near future. —Di»patch-Democrat Engraving UOItOTHV HARP Attractive daughter of Captain and Mi.s. William J. Harp of Ukiah, and one of the most consistent worlte .-H In the campaign. Dorotliy has been among the Icadcr.s from the start, and ha.s led the entire group at various times duiing the campaign. Dorothy l.s inaUing Jin rxcnllent race lov Vim iiVHl grand award inisi- nos .s college schoiarsiilp in District No. 1. —Di«patch-Dcnio<Tat Engraving GRAMMAR SCHOOL Pine Ridge School District Extends Ukiah Union Pinoleville Section, Part of Central District Join Pine Ridge in the Local Union The Pine Ridge school district and part of Central district \yere added to Ukiah Union grammar school district by action of the Board of Supervisors, Tuesday. The Pine Ridge district, one of the old school districts in the county, and that part of FINDS HIS FATHER DEAD AT Funeral services for Jasper Will- .son, 72, who had lived in Willits for more than 50 years, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bapti-st church in Willits. Interment will be in Odd Fellows cemetery, Willits. Wilson was found Tuesday by his son, Clarence Willson of Ukiah, lying dead in the baniyard of his ranch home about two miles west of Willits. According to ^the son. his father had been a sufferer from heart trouble for .some time. He had been dead about 24 hours when his lifelRSS body was found by his son. Mrs. Willson has been confined to Howord Memorial Hospital for the past four months and is critically ill. .Jasper Newton Willson was born in Germantownn, Shasta county, 72 years ago. The home has been in Willits for more than 50 years. Deceased is survived by two sons and a daughter, Clarence and James Willson of Ukiah and Mrs. Nora Murray of Lone Pine. Three brothers also survive: James Monroe of Vacaville. Jesse of Tacoma, and Central district which includes Pinoleville and the Resei-va- tion school, have been added to the Ukiah district. Reopens District The union of the Pine Ridge district reopens that district which was suspended last June for lack of students to keep the school run ning. The union brings to Ukiah district the sum of $1500 yearly. Changing the boundaries of Pine Ridge and Central districts does not financially affect the Income at Central, for the area taken in by Ukiah district Is federal property and therefore state taxes were not forthcoming. The students from both the Reservation and Pine Ridge school.s have been attending Ukiah grammar school but the legal union of the districts brings with it fund allotments not otherwise attainable. A recent brush fire at Pine Ridge destroyed the garage and woodshed belonging to the school. The buildings were insured for .$2,^0.00. The boundaries between Brush Crock district and the Manchester distiict were al.so changed by the Board for more advantageous financial allotment. The union of the Brush Creek and Manchester districts was effected recetly. POnER VALLEY DEAD High Mass Is Held for Mrs. P. Murchio FORTY YEARS AGO December 8, 1899 Born In Ukiah Monday, December 4, to the wife of Dr. A. E. Dickinson, a daughter. B. F. Brown's new residence near • John of San Diego. Judge McGarvey's hop house is about completed. B. S. HIrsch and wife of the Grand Hotel are in San Francisco for a two week's visit. James Stitt has sold to J. U. Gill- isple a house and lot in Todd's Addition, west of the high school. Charley Duncan got an addition of $15 per month to his salary In the recent shuffle of salaries for the state hospitaLs. Walter Pemberton came in Saturday from Mendocino City to enter upon his duties at the regular session of the board of education. Abe Marks Is prominently mentioned as a candidate for mayor of this city at the next election. A movement is on foot to secure Benjamin Ide Wheeler, president of the state university, to deliver a lecture in Ukiah at an early date. Garrett Cochran, great Pi'Inceton football coach, who has for two years shaped a winning eleven at Berkeley, has departed for the east. The sermon Of Rev. Mr. Waggoner Pomona Grange Holds Staff Election Ralph Banllll of UUiah was elected Worthy Master of Pomona Grange on Sunday, December 10, at an all day meeting ol llial organization In the community club of Bachelor Valley. Banflll snc- coeds J. B. McGuffin, who has held the post of Worthy Master for the past four years. The corps of officers elected to serve with Banflll are as follows: Overseer, L.ouis Barber of Redwood Valley; steward, Jason Mann of Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Grace Hughes, who passed away at her home in Potter Valley Tuesday, were held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock from the Clcland- Schambcr Funeral Home, Interment was In Potter Valley cemetery. The lifeless form of Mr.s. Hughes was found in the milk house of the ranch home in Potter Valley about 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by W. W. Wakoman and J. B. Mikcl, who recently leased the Hughes ranch. Death was caused by a heart attack. Mrs. Hughes' daughter, Mr.s. Elsie Bilstrin of Polf(i Valley, had seen her mother at 8:30 o'clock Tuesday morning. Deceased was the widow of John ,S. Hughes and is survived hy her daoghlcM-, Mrs. Hil.stein, a brother, .le.ssc Starbuek of .San Franeisnn. Mi's. lliighes was hoi 'n in Nebraska, November 27, 1883. Pallbearers at the seivice:: were W. T. Eddie, E. W. Hunter, S. U. Pie]. O. B. Kilben. W. H. Brooks and V. .S. Thornton. Alice Ciavcs war voealial. singing "Beautiful Isle of Sonjewhere." accompanied by Mr.s. Gladys Richey. LJALITSCHEK LAID TO REST Friends and neighbors of Louis Walitschek, well known rancher and owner of Home Wood Grove near Laughlin Station, Redwood Valley, paid their last respects to him at funeral services Wednesday, December 13, at three p. m. in Eversolo Mortuary, Rev. E. H. Benson olTlciating. Interment was in Ukiah cemetery. Pallbearers were Thomas Gullick.son, Will and Frank Bednar, Ernest Kern, Henry Buchholz, and William Brakebill. Walitschek passed away In Willits Monday evening. December 11, following a lengthy Illness. Deceased was a native of Hungary, born December 3, 1878, and had resided in the United States for the past 25 years. During his youth In Hungary Walitschek was noted as a wrestler. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Mary Walitschek of Redwood Valley. Ciancio Service Station Burns To the Ground The Texaco Service Station situated 10 miles north of Ukiah on the Redwood highway burned to the ground about 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, when a wood stove exploded, according to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ciancio, owner.s. Mr. and Mr.s. Earl WatLs. renters of tlic .station, were at the station when the fire occurred. Mrs. Walls was treated for .second degree bnrn.s of Ihe face and aims by Dr. L. K. I '"'I'"' Van Allen, and Mr. Wntl.s wa.s treat- I '"'•"^'"'"•'^'i >" ^Ms territory, wu.s pro- hall. It is to raise funds for the annual Christmas tree party, given Jointly by the Lions Club and Manager George Smith of the theatre, as well as to pay ex- pen.scs of the city's big lighted tree. Mrs. Lola K. Jcscphson, president of tlie Women's Improvement Club, heads a committee of the 10 women's organizations the Lions CUib hiis asked to have charge of the of- fair. Each oiganization is giving two of the favor.s ami fuiiiLshing two dozen doughnuts wliich will be served with coffco after cards. There will be a charge for refreshments. A turkey, donated by Charles Howard of the RIdgewood rancii, and two luscious cakes will be given away. Both bridge and whist will be played. Sniiw Games December 14, the Optlmus Club gives iUs Christmas parly, a snowball frolic at the Methodist church. All members of the club arc invilcd by Mrs. Josep.son, caiiman. and women of her circle. They will play snow games and eat snowballs as refreshments. Also, on the IDth. the Rebkah's annual holiday affair. Going back to the IBth, ther;.''s the Women's Improvement CUib party, arranged a .s a "kiddie" affair. Busy Bees On the 14th Mrs. Earl Johnson will be haste.ss to a smaller group, a sewing club known at the Bitsy Bees, organized many ysars ago by Mrs. Johnson's mother. Mrs. Nellie Eggcrs. They will have a 1 o'clock luncheon at Em 'n Leo's and gifts from a tree. In the club are Mrs. Johnson. Mrs. Eggcrs, Mis. Pi'cd Foord, Mrs. Dave Taylor, Mrs, Vernon Hazclwerdt. Mrs. Ray Hall. Mrs. Vic Springer and her mother. Mrs. Emily Morris, Mrs. Relmond Smith, Mrs. Bill Pippin. Mrs. Lola Robinson. Mrs, Delbert Haydon and Mrs. Ctiester Hall. The gathering will be their last until after the New Year. Community Tree It won't be long now until the Lions Club puts up the city's huge Christmas tree in the Quadrlo lot at Main and West Valley. Fred Holland will be in cliarg^. * * 0 LioiT Bill Ford, chairman for the Lions annual kiddies' party, given in conjunction with Manager George Smith at th<> WilllUs Theatre. December 23. has the bags ready l,o fill with candy and nuts, to be given each child attending the .show. Transportation will be funii .shcd children needing it .md will bo arranged for by the .school tLacher .s. Linn ism At the Lions Club meeting Thur .s- day evening. Henry Haehl talked on Lionlsm. A. M. Sacry conduclod the quiz on city government and incm- bers .sacrificed their nickels when they couldn't aaswer. Logan Anker will be quizmastpv n?xl tune. The Lions wci'e told work of the judges' roininittee on the c.'.s ,sn .vs .iub- in the eoiite .st to .stinnilale Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mitten of the Walnut Grove ranch are again at their home after a visit of 10 days with Mrs. Mitten's sister, Mrs. Fred McKay in Los Angeles. Mr. Mitten says the southern country looked green and nice after ii rain. At a largely attended meeting of the Grange Thur.sday evening in the W. I. C. luill George Hnrme and Pinil Bruy were initiated into the membership. The evening opened with the annual Harvest I-'east. A business meeting followed, directed by Walter Moore. Elecllon of officers will be iield at the regular meeting, December 21. Mrs, C. A. Willis returned to Wli- nts Wednesday, following the funeral in Santa Cruz on Tuesday of her bu.sband. the late C. A. Willis. Slie was accompanied l)y her sister, MI.ss Alice HuUsc^y of Santa Cruz. They have planned to move into a new liome which Wius being completed at the time Mr. Willis was taken ill and removed to the Southern Pacific hospital. San PYancisco. Many friends who came to know Aunt Belle Cole when .she was hero with her niece, Mrs. Grove Poster, will bo grieved to learn that the elderly woman suffered a stroke the Monday following Thanksgiving and Ls unable to talk. For some time Aunt Belle has been at Atascadero. Mrs. Emma Cureton has gone to Eureka to be with her daughter and .son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Tiilsma until the spring. Mrs. Brand Johnson reviewed Christopher LaFarge's "Each to the Other." at the Book Section meeting for which Mrs. J. K. Cameron was hostess, Wednesday evening. "Wilderness Life," by Katherine PInkerton, was reviewed by Mrs. Ray Dunham. The next meeting will bo January 17, with Mrs. Flora Saxon, Mr. and Mrs. John Qulnliven returned Sunday from an extended trip to Los Angeles and southern California. Mr. Quinliven's health is much imiiroved. Word has recently come to Willits that Max Haskett, who has bee:; ill for some time, is slightly worse. He worked in the bank when they lived here and Mrs. Haskett taught. Their home Is now in Santa Rosa. # Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Lawson of Anderson Valley were business callers at tlie county seat Tuesilay. ed for slight bi,irns on the forehead. Job's Daughters Will Install on December 27 Myras McKesson Funeral Held Mis;- Barbara .Scott will be installed as Honored Queen of tJkiah Bethel, Order- of Job's Daughters, Bachelor Valley: lecturer, Mrs. Ella j on Wednesday evening, December at the Christian church last Sun- ot big timber are being staged at ! day night on "The Cause of Hard TA Mile. A spectacular runaway scene has been staged at Glen Blair and a dam and immense log jam Times" was unique in character and remarkable for the new thoughts and ideas suggested,. High Mass was held from Saint Mary's Catholic church Thursday, December 14, at 10 a. m., for Mrs. Provldina Murclo, 76, who passed away in Ukiah Tuesday, December 12. Rev. Father Adrian Sharkey officiated; the Cleland-Bchamber Funeral Home In charge. Pallbearers were Gene, George, Fino and Gas Garaventa, Fred Figone and Domenic Murchio. Interment was in Ukiah Catholic cemetery. The Rosary was recited at 8 p. m. Wednesday, December 13, at 387 East Perkins street, residence of deceased. Mrs. Murchio, widow of the late Antonio Murchio, was born April 13, 1863, in Genoa, Italy, and had resided in California and vicinity for 53 yearb. She is survived by three daughters and a son, Mrs. Huss Wallach, Mrs, Emmer McCuUough, Miss Sarah Murchio aitd Murchio, all of Ukiah. Butler of Ukiah; chaplain, Mrs. F. M. Swim of Ukiah; gate keeper, Wilson Cook of Anderson Valley; secretaiy, Mrs. Ralph Banflll of Ukiah; treasurer, F. M. Swim of Ukiah; assistant steward, Clarence Harvey of Potter Valley; lady assistant steward. Miss Lucile Raglan of Yorkville; Ceres, Mrs. Geo. Lawler of Ukiah; Pomona, Mrs. Edith Pittman of Ukiah; Flora, Mrs. Walter Moore of Willits; executive committee member, Roy Williams of Redwood Valley. A pot-luck lunch was served at noon in the clubhouse. Installation of the newly-elected officers was set for January 12 in Ukiah. Among the Ultiah members of Pomona Grange in attendance at the session were Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McGuffin, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Swim, Mrs. Ella Butler, Mrs. George Lawler, Mrs. Edith Pittman, C. N. Snyder. HUMBOLDT JUDGE Judge Harry W. Palk of Humboldt county and hLs daughter. Marion, were guests of Harry W. Palk. Jr., in Ukiah Saturday. Judge Palk was here to attend tlie discussion on new commitment laws, held at the meeting of the Mendocino-Ijake Medical Association. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Raglan and Prank 1 daughter. Miss Lucile, of Yorkville I were in UUiali Wednesday . 27, in the Masonic Temple, succeeding Miss Kathleen Thurston, who has held that position for the past year. Other elective officers who will be gi\'en the charge of office include Ihe following: Kathleen D ' vis. senior princess; Barbara James, junior princess; Helen Gibson, guide; Mary Dale Folsom, marshal. The appointive officers will be announced in the near future. Following installation, the Guardian Council will entertain Bethel members and their escorts at a dancing party in the Masonic Temple. Dorothy Jean Pioda and Eleanor LaPoite were initiated into the Bethel Monday evening, December 11, when Miss Thurston presided as Honored Queen for the final time. Kathleen Davis was chairman of entertainment, presenting Kathleen Thurston in two vocal solos and Barbara Scott In two Hawaiian dances. Both entertainers were accompanied on the piano hy Mrs. Ellen Scott. Refreshments were served by a committee headed by Barbara Mustard. Myra.s McKe :i ,soii, GO. well known proprii'tor of McKe.sson'; Ulc.vele Shop and a lesirieiit of llkiab for 40 .years, was laid to rest in Ukiah cemetery on Tiie.sflay, following tiiii- cinl .services wlilc)) were held at 2 o'clock from the ClelaiKl-Schani- ber Funeral Home, Rev. L. G. Brown officiating. Jo.sepliiiic Lane and Alice Har- grcavcs sang two ducl.s at the services, "God Will Take Care of You." and "The Old Rugged Crass,'" Pallbearers were Joseph Kimzler. Ben Logsdon. Ernest Larsen, Truman Hayes, Walt/or Jones and j. A. Fiee- man. McKcs.son paK.SDd away in Elan- ford Lane hospital. San Francisco, Sunday morning. He Ls surviv(.>d by his wife. Mrs. Anna Elizabeth flc- Ke.s.son of Ukiah. and l^is daur.hter. Mtss Phebe McKes.son of Ukiah. Mrs. Bessie Grist of St. Helena and Eldred McKesson of San Bciuar- dino are brother and sister of deceased. grcs-sing and Ih:' wiiilier.s would be anno\incod shortly. Hotel Lra.seil The Van Hotel wa.s lea.sofl tills wi'ck by Mrs, Mary Van CIccmpiit. piopiii 'tor of the Willits ;iiirl Van Ilolel .s. to Al CireeiilK'rt; aiifl flwiii Von Clrenipiit. 'I'lio k'.i.ie does not liicliKlr the CoKee ,Shn |i. oil ice or club mcetiii!! (Hiartci!.. 'riie k'.s.scc.s pl.iii improvrniciils to the modern, | 40-iooin lintel. ("iirrtuias Windows La.st minute louchr '.s weii' IjeliiK j |.;iveii Friday to Ihe Clirlslina .s wiil- dcw at Rogcis Giuauc It was a .snow :^c-.'ne, liRhteri by eoloicd bulbs and finished in red berrie.s and holly. Aiilo aecrssories were displayed a:. tli( gills. SAVE EACH WEEK CHIMNKY FIRE Ukiah Are department answered a call to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith at 212 West Standley street to extinguish a chimney fire Saturday morning at eight clock. No damage WHS ilone .SILVER TEA Plans for a Silver Tea. to be held on Tuesday, January 16, in the Municipal club rooms, were made by the Boy Scout Mothers' Auxiliary at their last meeting In the Municipal Clubhou.se, Mrs. Harold Lovegrcen presiding. All mothers and friends of the Scout organization are cordially invited to attend Ihe tea. GRAND HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO HI Taylor St., near Market St., where the most fastidious enjoy every convenience at popular j>riee.s. .$1.50 with bath, up. Garage service. Take any taxi, say "Grand Hotel," we ,ht o'-|5 Hotel," we pay the fare. |. j i CHRISTMAS WREATH DECORATIONS Smita hays — K«'t ii) the sfiiril of ClirtNt- muH tiiifl di'fi>rut4^ your uindoM'M, a n d doors with iH'initifiil floral wn'athn of niilural l>eaut.v. W 'o've wide nHHortiiH'nf, low |>rl('i*d. K.N.HENGEVELO BANK OF AMERICA CHRISTMAS CLUB ACCOUNTS EARN REGULAR SAVINGS INTEREST Join the hundreds of thousands of far-si>»littd men and women who arc thinking ahead to the hohday scii.siui next year by starting Bank of America Christma? Club accounts now. You may open your Christinas Club account for or more and by s.iving regularly each week, have ready cash for Christmas l'.;<10. Hank of America pays regular saviii/^s iiileit-st on coinftUled Clirisimas Club accounts. Here is a suggestion for your Christmas gift list. Give someone a Bank of America Christmas money order. Payable anywhere. 10c each at any branch. 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