Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California on December 22, 1939 · Page 3
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Friday, December 22, 1939
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JDAY. DECEMBER 22. 1939 pi •i f •)-'! 'no, DtSPATCH DEMOCRAT, UKUH. CAJAFOHNIA PAGE THREE 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 YEARS AGO TEN YEARS AGO December 14, 1929 Ed Siipp Pmnes Death summoned Ed Stipp, well rancher, yesterday morning his home three miles south ol following ail attack ol pneu-. He had been in fatlinB for several months. Mr. Ip has been one of the sterlias issens of this community, honest, ;ht, qutet in demeanor, and his ,th Is generally regretted. Cleveland Dies Thursday morning about 7 o'clock earthly life of Rotiert V. Cleve- id closed at his home after a ig and painful illness. Mr. Cleve- Knd was the last son of the pioneer William Jasper Cleveland, and had Wed a large part of his life in this Son Is Born Wong Ling, proprietor of the Cal- bmia Restaurant, is probably the nppiest man in Uklah this week, nd why shouldn 't he be? His wife Ireoented him with a ten-pound iiiby boy Thursday morning. This the first Chinese baby ever born a Uklah. Ling 's many friends are ktending congratulations. Methodist Church At a meeting of the building com- ilttee of UkUh Methodist church ist week, RoUin S. Tuttle, the ar- hitect who designed the building, i'" Offered his plans gratuitously to the hurch for the purpose of rebuilding. Afr. Tuttle further offered to as- ptst in securing bids, that the work Qnay be dope under general contract ,nd also to supervise construction §foi two per cent. Rainfall The rain which began last Sunday broke the long drought. Rainfall ptor tMe week to Friday night was '7.35 niches, which is also the total for the season to date. The average for 37 years for the month of December is 6.35 inchees. Personal :E||, and Mrs. Walter Rapaport and family took their departure the first of the week for Oakland, where the doctor will open offices. Their many friends regret exceedingly to see them leave, and join In wishing them luck in their new home. Street Contract W. C. Cooley completed his contract lor straightening, widening, excavating and leveling Coast street in Wllilts. Tax Money 'Mendocino county will receive 1 I 932,103.79 as Its share of California's ' i gasoline tax apportionment for the 'I \ six-month period from April I to i September 20. Native Sons Harold Zimmerman was elected president of Ukiah Parlor No. 71, N. S. a. W., at their last meeting. Elmer Purdy was elected vice president; Albert Bechtol, second vice; O. J. Smith, third vice; A. W. Prey. C. H. Daubeneck and J. R. Plgone, trustees. ..,.,,1, ni.*li TWENTY YEARS AGO December 12, 1919 Elopement ' The final chapter In the sensational elopement of Necho Pellz and Mabel Billy, a handsome Indian couple residing on the Nokomis Indian reservation near Hopland, was written last week, when the authorities at Stockton, where the couple had fled, arrested Pellz, following an appeal from Cruz BlDy, the girl's father. Now that this romance is ended, the erstwhile "groom" is laboring in the fields near Hopland, while Miss Billy will enter a convent in Oakland. Personal From Largo comes word that Bob p >owell, well known sportsman, has •taken a position as range rider on ithc McNab ranch. High Honors Prank Schlesslnger, son-in-law of :r. and Mrs. B. S. Hirsch, has been ipointed to the position of dlrec- of the Yale observatory, one of world's biggest institutions of kind. Death Summons Mrs. Guy Haskett passed away at Bragg last Sunday afternoon a result of a heart trouble, from ilch she had been a sufferer for ral years. Personal .ttorney J. A. Pettis of Fort Bragg In Uklah on legal business yes- y. VM War Savings i'l^endocino county has jumped the eleventh place In the state ninth in the campaign for the of war savings certificates. Contract state highway coinmlssion has ved and accepted the bid of '. Fairbanks of WUIlts for a sec- of the state highway in Nela county, between the southerly lary and Rattlesnake creek, a ice of nine miles. Personal torney Robert Duncan of San Cisco was In Ukiah the latter rt of last week transacting busi- at the court house, atelen Relnking and Thelma Brld- of Point Arena spent Sunday I Manchester with relatives, iiris Henderson of Manchester I purchn.<iod an OvoHand rondstor and proposes to hold his own with the rest of the boys. Wed In Alaalw Miss Phoebe Osbom, dau([hter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Osbom, formerly of Comptche, became the bride of Dr. George Chamberlatai at Anchorage, Alaska, August 17. Lloyd Hugbes Mwrie* Lloyd Hughes of Potter Valley, who served with the 88th Aero Squadron in France and Germany, and Miss Maida Butell of Santa Rosa were married in Oakland on Thanksgiving Day. New Home Robert McGarvey's new home on South School street is about completed aind ready fpr occupancy. Mr. McOarvey Intends laying a cement sidewalk in front of his property, for which be is to be commended, and his neighbors in that section might rofit by his good examle. BainfaU Weather observer, A. J, Haun of Branscomb, sends us » report for the month of November which shows a rainfall of 25.35 Inches and a total of 34.41 inches for the season; 4.95 Inches fell in one day. Personal P. J. Ryan of Elk and George Golden of Port Bragg were over from the coast section this week attending the selection of the grand jury. They were both caught on the Jury and will make a good grand jurymen. Hops There was a slight movement In the local hop market this week when Joe Cunningham and Cox & Fine sold their crops to the Phillip Wold Si Company for 21 cents. Personal . Casimir Chapter No. 252, O. E. 8., will install officers for the ensuing year, December 14. Louis Punk Is now papa again, this time a girl, and she arrived at the home Wednesday. Next Sunday the new Methodist church in WUIlts will be dedicated. It win also be a week of Jubilee, in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Methodism In that community. The Bank of Port Bragg will soon be a thing of the past, so far as the name Is concerned. The First National Bank of Port Bragg will take the place of the present Bank of Fort Bragg, with the capital stock remaining at $50,000. The remaining delinquent stock of the Point Arena Creamery Company went like hot cakes yesterday morning. Point Arena butter has a reputation even beyond the boundary of the estate and will always sell at the highest price. T. W. McKay, Robert Rawles and L. Hoag came over from BoonvlUe to attend to business in the county seat. Mrs. J. M. Standley, who has been at Boonville, has returned to Ukiah. Mrs. Guy Joslin has accepted a clerk.ship in Foster's Variety Store for the holiday season. Joshua Grindle, the Mendocino banker, was among those in town this week on grand jury business. Uklah Lodge I. O. O. P. elected the following officeft for the ensuing term: W. B. Hagans, noble grand; Chris Bruns, vice grand; W. O. White, secretary; Julius Roller, treasurer. iting her parehts for the past three weeks. Heruy Barker and son recently brought down from Round Valley 750 head of hogs for slilpment to Honolulu. Dr C. W. Chalfant of this city Is In Wllilts renovating the molars and incisors and polishing the bicuspids of such as require his services. Attorney J. W. Preston, who came out from Tennessee to contest the will of the late Joseph Elledge, has returned to his home near the historic battlefield of Stone Riveer. J. W. Ward of Hermitage, the executor named in the will of his late father. Abraham ,Ward has filed his petition in Sonoma county for probate of the will. The «&• tate Is valued at about $32,000. FORTY YEARS AGO December IS, 1899 Dr. Fine Dr. E. M. Fine, who during the last year has filled the position of house physician to Lane Hospital in San Francisco, has decided to locate in Crescent City. Dr. Fine, In his practice of medicine at Lane Hospital, enjoyed facilities that rarely fall to the lot of a young practitioner. Pergonal Richard Hurley and wife of Whitesboro were at the Grand Tuesday. The preachers of Ukiah complain of an unexampled dearth of weddings. K. C. Brlggs Jesse P|ickle and Joseph Adams of Potter Valley were on our streets Wednesday. Miss Harriett Maddux, the elocutionist, has secured Mason's Lyceum and will conduct her classes there in the future; she has engaged the servlcees of a pianist to aid in calisthentics and drill work. Miss Jennis Goodrich came down from Potter Valley to remain in town during the week. We are almost out of wood and it is raining! Wish some subscriber would bring us some wood on account. Miss Olive Price one of the assistants in the Port Bragg school, came over Saturday to spend her vacation at home. Paul Joseph of this city has gone to Sacramento to accept a good position in the car shops of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. John Nicholson, well known character of Mendocino City, died Friday evening while eatini: his supper. The cause of death is thought to be apoplexy, super-induced by the excessive use of beer. Mrs. A. W. Ford and her son Klrby o! near Ukiah returned from Yubn City, where she hn.s been vls- FIFTY YEARS AGO December 20, ISSt Henry J. Mclntlre of Cuffey's Cove respectfully announces himself as a candidate for supervisor of the Fifth district, subject to the decision of the Democratic county convention. Fred Handy of Round Valley Is in town this week. He reports everything In a very socking condition in Round Valley. Bunyan Sanford is expected home today from San Jose to spend Xmas with his parents. Bunyan will graduate from the San Jose Normal on January 1. Will P. Thomas of this place and Miss Sallle Townscnd of Eden Valley were married at Oakland yesterday. P. Brunner Sr., went to San Francisco Monday on a business trip. T. E. Rawles of Anderson Valley made us a pleasant call yesterday. Mrs. J. H. Seawell has returned from a few weeks' viett to San Francisco. E. C. Buell formerly of WUIlts, but more recently of Covclo, has rented the City Hotel Itt Mendocino Dr. G. W. Stout arrived home last Sunday from San Francisco where he had been attending the annual meeting of the State Medical Society. The doctor was elected vice president of the society. The Cloverdale HevUlee says "The roads leading to Mendocino City and the mountains are almost Impassable they are so badly washed out. A few days of clear sunshine wUI soon repair the damage. This wlU be glad news to our taxpayers, for sunshine Is cheap. The DowlIng' building is about ready for occupancy. W. E. King, the Jeweler, is already moving into his new store, and S. Hooke is now liaving tiis stock of boots and shoes opened out. The postofftce will occupy the apartment In the south- em portion of the building. Altogether, the building contains four large rooms, suitable for a store on the ground floor, and the second story is cut up into rooms suitable for a lodging house. The regular meeting of the W. C. T. U. will be held in the reading room ot Di. Geo. McCowcn Monday, December 23. The rainfall in Ukiah to noon yesterdty, as reported by Dr. Mc­ Cowcn, was 21,70 inches. A proposition Is on foot In Uklah to buUd. a first class mUe track. Ukiah valley presents many favorable features for an enterprise of this kind and It would prove of I much benefit to the county; we will have more to say about this subject hereafter. Tliey Swear Allegiance to Stars and Stripes Above, top row, reading from left to right: Roderick MacLoan, Rock- Port; Anna Karolina Dahl, Fort Bragg; As.siinta Barbctta Dc Lucchi, Fort Bragg; Louis Luclani, Hopland; Mm. Hllma Kristinp Sjolund, Elk; Domingo Scarioni, Manchester; OnnI Reinikuincn, Fort Bragg; Anton Phillppi, Caspar; Klas Oskar Mattila, Comptche; Charles Hugh Barre Walker, Willita; Hcnricttc McCormack, Foit Bragg. Second row: Peter Pinoll, Navarro; John Sigurd Bjork, Fort Bragg; Mrs. tdn Anderson, Fort Birigp;; A'nnrKiinc Mostin, Willils; Sifinc Maria Makl, Fort Bragg; Leonardo Rovcrsi, Elk; Hiilila Aloxandia TasUl- nen, Boonville. Front row; Nestor TasUincn, Boonville; Alfred Ernest Ackernian, Fort Bragg; Celeste Dc Conti, Koit Bragg; Mrs. Mamie Ferrelra Asscncao, Mendocino; Taiml Pyorrc, Foit Bragg; Joseph Zgraggcn, Caspar. The above pictures were taken on Naturalization Days, Thursday and j Friday of last week when 41 applicants successfully passed the examinations and took the oath of allegiance to the United States. Lower picture, front row, from left to right: Aimee Pallini, Ukiah; Leonilola Maria Viarengo, Calpella; Senafonte Lossi, Ukiah; Alfred Horsley, Ukiah; Guide Malerbi, Ukiah; James William Stoughlon, Ukiah; Clara Rice, Ukiah. Top row, left to right: Pietro Anccllotti, Uklah; Thomas Ford, Ukiah; Mary Fornasero, Redwood Valley; Bonifazio Bartolomei, Talm'age; Lorenzo Dal Pozzo, Uklah; Gertrude Adah Stougliton, Ukiah; Mary Stroligo, Ukiah. Three applicants repatrialed were cxcuse.l from court before the above pictures were taken. These three citizens arc Mira Mary Freycr, Piercy; Mrs. Anna Freyer, Albion; Mrs. Mary Syp- rlano, Mendocino City. I >ISI>A'ITII-III;M<><II.\T r'lio'l'o NEW FLAGS DECORATE COURT ROOM BROTHER OKADUATES E. L. Chelli went down to the bay district Saturday to visit his mother. Mrs. A. L. Chelli, and his brother, Ulys .seH, of Alameda, re- turnmg Sunday by the way of San Rafael, whore he stopped for a visit with former KchoolmaleH, ar- i riving home late Sunday night. Mr. Chelli's biolhei- graduated Saturday from (he Oakland chiropractic school and in the evening treated his mother and brother to a dinner dnnrr at the CInremont Hotel in Oakland. h K Mother of Sixteen Children Becomes U. S. Citizen l »^fhc mother of a genuine, old- fashioned family, a Finnish woman, gave Interesting testimony on the witness stand when examined Thursday for citizenship in the United States. Mrs. Hilma Kristina Sjolund of Elk surprised the examining officer when asked if she were the mother of children h)r \sn8- wcrlng, "Yes, 16 of thei^yMrs. Sjolund Is the attractive woman, standing In nfth position In the abovo picture, taken un Naturalization Day In the Superior Court Room of this county. Mrs. .Sjolund came to Califor- nlB. from Petalox. Finland, In 189S. With one exception the children were born In Greenwood, one coming into the world at Elk. All have grown to manhood and womanhood and 15 of the children are living in California. V / Brunner Succumbs To Ijong Illness A. P. Brunner, a member of the pioneer family of (his county, passed away In .San Ansclmo Monday morning. Brunner has boon very ill for some time and sulTored tho amputation of a leg about a yoac or more ago. For many years the Brunner home and business were located in Uklah and the family has visited fiiends hero frequently during tho years (he home has been in San Anselmo. Brunner was an uncle of W. H, Brunner of this city and Is gurvlvcd by his wife. W. H. Brunner left for Snn Anselmo Monday. ACCIDBNT Miss Ethel Gunn of the Triangid G ranch, Wllilts, is recovering frara an accident, suffering severe bruis< es when her horse fell while riding on tho ranch. Miss Gunn was attended by tho family physician, Dr< Raymond Babcock. SANTA advises the whole family to drink milk—aiid tells every hostess to make holiday foods more delicious—with milk. MITCHELL'S CREAMERY • 0 |M -n SundayH and Holiday* 407 North Stale St. Phone 522 New Case Worker In SRA Office Mrs. Oliv« Robinson of hoe Angeles, wife of Dr. N. Fuller Robinson, physician and surgeon at Boonville, is established as a case worker with the Uklah office of the State Relief Administration, according to an announcement by Philip WIndrcm, Mendocino-Lake director. She succeeds Miss Jeanne Pierson, who was transferred to Bakersfleld last week. Mrs. Robinson comes to this district with high recommendations as a medical social worker with the SRA at Belvedere Gardens, near Los Angeles. Hearingr Held on Grape Payments Hearing was begun in the court house basement at 10 o'clock this Thursday morning by the state marketing enforcement body in an attempt to iron but the differences between a number of local grfipe growers and A. B. Parduccl, In reference to payment to the growers for the 1038 wine pool. L. J. Welshaar, chief of the division of marketing enforcement, was In charge of the hearing, being assisted by W. L. Fottrell, his chief assistant. Both gentlemen are from the San Francisco office of the division. • Leland Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Martin of Ukiah, arrived home Friday from San Francisco Junior College to spend the Christmas holidays with his parents and brother Lovell, Last year the legislature passed a law making it mandatory that every court room in the State display both the American flag and the California flag. In connection with the Naturalization class Thursday, new flags were presented the local Superior Court. Pictured above, left to right, Attorney Lilburn Gibson, who addressed the class on Americanism; Attorney W. H. Brunner, who presented the American flag; Judge W. D. L. Held; Attorney Hale McCowen, who presented the California flag. Democrat Photo Potter Valley News POTTER VALLEY, Dec. 20.—Mr. and Mrs. Charles McFarland of Athenia, Oregon, were calling on old time friends of the valley Thursday. They were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gibson. Mr. McFarland has been residing in Washington and Oregon for the past 51 years and has not been back here but once, 35 years ago, which was to attend the ;jnoral of his father. He is (he brother of the late James McFarland. Mrs. Lizzie McFarland and daughters, Yvonne and Mrs, Thais Banker, of Ukiah, accompanied him here for the day, visiting. R. D. Foote. assistant farm advisor, had business in the valley Tuesday. .1. W. Ri.slun, Mis. Rpcm agio and Mrs. Maud Sanchez woie u)' to the ranch from San Fian- cisco over the week end, returning home Tuesday, Miss Ilene Leard came up Tuesday to work on the Journal contest, soliciting subscriptions. She was called to work In the NYA of- flco Monday and had to return to Ukiah Saturday. * • • Bridal Shower The :iunL-< of Mrs. Vernon t.Ciud (noo Margaret Spotswood) gave her a miscellaneous shower Thursday in the Grango hall. About PO ladies came to felicitate Mrs. Loard and many' lovely gifts were received. Mr. and Mrs. Vornon I^eard were recently married in Carson City, Nevada, and liei- aunts were formerly the ^jlrls in the Spotswood family. * * * Mr. and Mrs. J. W. I^a spent Sunday in Ukiah with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Romer, where they held their church services in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hughes drove- to Berkeley Saturday to bring Robert home for the holiduy.s. Mr. and Mr.s. Taylor Eddie are leaving the end of the week for Dinuba lur the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Don Eddie and other relatives UKIAH FLORAL NURSERY N O matter where you want to send your Christmas greetings, we will have your flowers delivered by telegraph! Don't fail to express your good wishes of the season, when you can do it so effortle ssly — so thoughtfully. K. N. HENGEVELD 82.'j N. Slate Phone 290

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