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^.FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1948 DISPATCH DEMOCRAT. UK:TAH. CALIFORNIA PAGE! THREK 10, 20, 80, 40, 50 ' YEARS AGO IfEN YEARS AGO :^ib. 25. 1938 Mr. and" Mrs. Robert Salzberger because of insiifitlcieht evidence. of Carmel' valley closed negotiations this week for a 5-year was' elected secretary of the' new leiase, with Ojition to buy, the Viohy Springs resort and 672 acres in the .surrounding foothills. The Salzbergers for the past four years have owned and operated Hbbles Del Rio Inn in Carmel valley. Mendocino county sheepmen took up the cudgel at their Thursday, meeting in Ukiah against proposed tariflf reductions and union labels on wool, bags, whether clipped by union shearers or not. Judge Benjamin Jones of LaJte county filed his decision Friday in which he granted Vf. J. Broad; dus the sum of $2050 for sei-vices rendered to Mrg. Louella Rede- ineyer in Uliiah in the mainte- .narice of her ranch over a period oi!;27 months. . Almond trees are in bloom, wild flowers are blooming in the flelds, buds, are swelling on the prime trees, and Old Sol is doing his best to make up for lost time in Mendocino county. Arthur Mulhaus of taytonville has sold his Blaclc Oalt Knoll campground and service station to M. R. Worth of San Francisco, a one-time army lieutenant, who has takeii possession. ' Twenty-six construction workers arrived at yillits Tuesday for the new highway camp on the river at Farley. These" will be tidded to as fast as Jiving quarters are completed. ' Paul Poulos of tJkiah was awarded the silver cup given by the chamber of commerce for the most outstanding individual service to the community during the past year. The cup for the organization performing the most worthwhile service went to the 20-30 Club. When San Francisco officers came to Talmage to takq Charles Crosby, Piedmont clubman, from the Mendocino State Hospital, a. string of dope-peddling establishments in the bay city was revealed. Crosby had escaped from I two peninsula hospitals and all itrace of him iiad been lost. •general manager of the N.W.P., railroad commission at San Ra jHemucio- ^...iii — — fael that the company would build nesses they were married that a new depot at Ukiah this year afternoon. Rev. Father John M. Tracy. He and his wife Weire tried for the murder, buVVirere acquitted Miss -Carrie Garsey of Ukiah grand jury. Attorney, Charfes M. Mannon of Ukiah is the foreman. George Curtis, a recent arrival from Boston, has leased the James McAulfey ranch 10 miles north of Willits.He is delighteji with this county and has' taken an option on the ranch. Postmaster W. B. Hagans this week flung a brand-new service Jlag to the breeze at the. tJkiah postoflice. The flag carries two stars, for Reg Caughey and Les AUenby, who are in the service. On March 1 the det)ating teams of Ukiah and Willits high school will match wits, the subject being "Sliould California .Adopt the Single Tax." 'Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Jolinson arrived in Redwood Valley Saturday from Goldfield, Nevada, and will rrialie their home at, the Finnish colony. E. F. de Camp; Jr., of Willits broke his leg near the ankle Monday when he jumped .from a rig. John de Pugh and Miss Sophia Rudd , were united in marriage, Wednesday, by Rev. Catchpole of the Ukiah Baptist church. James Burke and Stella Scott of Ukiah; John de Pugh and Sophia Rudd of Ukiah; and John Huber and Agnes Murry of Ukiah were issued marriage licenses this week. FORTY YEARS AGO Feb. 21, 1908 The Superior court has been busy for two and a half days with the trial of Amerigo Baldocchio, charged Avlth the murder of P. Cinquinne of Greenwood on October 13. The defendant and all the witnesses being Italians, Charles Guidi, Jr., was sworn in as interpreter, making the progress of the trial very slow. After being out-two hours the jury brought in a verdict of murder in the first degre with recommendations of life imprisonment. prosecution was conducted by i;istrict Attorney Duncan, assisted by John L. MacNab. Frank M. Cunningham and Miss Mary McCowen stole a march on their friends Saturday morning ^ JV^illits News Notes TWENTY YEARS AGO Feb* 25i 1928 ineir Ljobw.. w E H. Maggard, president and and departed on the early train WW 13 j^j. Santa Rosa. A marriage li- general iiidiiae^A ^^^^ ^anw -i [said at the hearing of the state cense was s_ecured and with a few members, of their families as wit- Cassin, rector of Saint Rose's church, officiated. Monday afternoon the south- at a cost of $27,000. Irving Brazier, William Broni- ley, Charles Duncan, Morris munuaj <»iv ,=i ..w« - FuUer, and George Merk are the bound train ran over and killed five new directors of the Ukiah -old Charlie", and his squaw near Chamber of Commerce. Grants. Mrs. A. R. Steiert of Ukiah was | Pedlar Palmer of Ukiah and a passenger on the Peralta, the | Kid Bowman of San Francisco Key Route boat which listed in San Francisco harbor, causing the death of 10 passengers. Mrs. Steiert was on the lower deck about 50 feet from the bow of the boat and in the midst of the panic. Dewey Hee, Warren Leidig and John Parmley, all well-known men of Mendocino City, died in an automobile accident at the Mitchell Creek bridge near Noyo, February 17. Cletus Byrnes, the fourth member of the pferty, escaped death, but was severally injured. The accident was caused by a blowout of a front tire just as the car was approaching the Isridge. The car skidded and crashed through the railing and landed bottom up in the creek. •I The Willits News has been sold • by Harry •Elliott to Mrs. Amy U Kequa Long. The editor will be 1 Edward Morris, and C. H. Ham(' mond will be the manager. ) ; Einer Dahl of Manchester had i a close call from being suffocated Tuesday when a hillside caved in /•>|0n him at the Mai Pas widening :^ by a road construction crew. His ' fellow workmen began digging i him out and succeeded in getting ' the earth removed from his head 1 and face. Just about this time another slide came in and he was . buried again. He was unconscious : when the workmen uncovered his head. But his body was buried ; under a mass of earth and it required two hours to release him. ) He. suffered no serious injury. .1 A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hauser of Ukiah i on February 18. THIRTY YEARS AGO Feb. 22, 1918 TMegotiations are under way for half a million fe^t of , ties, silo stock and lumber from Reeves canyon during the coming summer. Elmer Weger and Donald Brown of Ukiah may take charge of the work and the logging will be sublet to Al Johnston of Big River. Joe Peletti of Wendling committed suicide Friday afternoon after receiving a letter saying his brother had been killd in battle ' in Italy. He told his companions \.' he was going in to shave, and cut his throat from ear to ear. j Millard Means, wanted in this •' county for forgery, has been caught in Washington. Means will be remembered in connection with the murder of a cousin of Arthur will furnish the main event at the Ukiah Athletic Club boxing contest on March 7. Work is to begin immediately on the new store building of Rob­ ert McKinley at the corner of State and. Church streiits. The .building will be thvee stories, with a modern plate-glaSs front •and will be a great improvement to the business section. • > ,r The Laytonville stage bam was destroyed Saturday evening by ^ fire that is thought to have, been of incendiary origin. Th6: horses and stages were saved. The residence of Williart- Carlson near Caspar was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening with practically all the furnishings. ' The Navarro River bridge was completed last week and the firSt st.age passed over on Monday. The bridge is 600 feet long including 192 feet of approaches. FIFTY YEARS AGO Feb. 25, 1898 '• RiBV. Father O'Coiinor, rector of St." Mary's church of this city, j died February 17 in St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco. Charlie.Clay and Mrs. Birdie Rump, both of Willits, were married the latter part of last week. They are Both very well known throughout the county. Ed Warren submitted to the amputation of his arm, which was . badly shattered by the accidental i discharge of the gun in the hands ' of idr. Loqkhart, while hunting last week on Eel river. Among the coast people who are making their way to Alaska are Bud Fitch, Howard Bishop and Hans Christiansen, who sailed on the steamer Alliance. Others are Jim Cure, Robert and William Piper, John Crispin and Frank Coates. All are residents of Point Arena and Manchester. .• Lawrence Saxon, young son of W. T. Saxon of Willits, suffered a broken leg Monday while riding on a grain feeder. Tlie singletree broke and struck him below the knee, shattering the bone. ; E. M. Duff has returned to Boonville after visiting the scenes of his" childhood in Virginia. The Heinlook school closed Friday after a most successful, term, taught by H. M. Knuckles. The residence of C. E. Tryon on Smith street was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning with all the cqntents. The place was occupied by Alfred Ford and the tire is thought, to have been started by the explosion of a lamp. Mrs. Ford gave the alarm, but the blaze had gained such heaSway that little could be done t6 save the furnishings, G. W. Owens has opened a new blacksmith shop, two doors south of Smith's stable. Sergeant A. Marks a few days ago obtained the signatures of 52 men at Ukiah as volunteers -to fight in the case of war vrith Spain. John J. Livernash, deputy wharfinger at San Francisco and at one time a resident of Ukiah, committed suicide Friday night. Mr. Livernash was a man of won- |derful intellectual attainment, and la.1ways a staunch Democrat. News Notes From Covelo COVELO, Feb. 14.—Mrs. Maud Goforth is home again after having spent some time visiting her sons and daughters in various parts of the state. , Mrs. Venus Power is in Covelo at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hemenway, who are at their apartment house in Ukiah. ' Mr. and Mrs. Beall of Willits were visitors in Covelo last week. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Brown of Ukiah were visitors this week at the home of Delbert's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brown, in Covelo. Mrs. Philo Short is a visitor at the homes of her daughters, Mrs. John Rohrbough and Mrs. Hal Shultz of Covelo. Mrs. Short comes from the Lone Pine ranch in Trinity county. Matthew Hotchkiss of Lake mountain passed through Covelo this week on his way to Walnut Creek. Lewis Hurt and a friend from Sari Jose were visitors in Covelo this week. Augusta Chapter No. 80, O.E.S., held its regular meeting Thursday evening, February 5, at the Masonic Temple in Covelo, with Worthy Matron Eva Hurt and Worthy Patron Leslie Conner at their stations. At the Close of the business routine, the worthy matron, with a few • fitting remarks on behal? of the 1947 officers, * presented Worthy Patron Leslie Conner with a beautiful past patron's jewel, for which gesture he expressed deep appreciation. Mr. Conner was re-elected worthy patron for 1948 at the November election. Lawrence Hurt and Stanley Hart drove to San Jose and San. Francisco last week on business. The management of Hotel Covelo has changed and is in the hands of • Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Hill, who are now living at the hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hill, Sr., former managers, are living in the Mervin Hill home just back of the hotel. "The elder Mr. and Mrs. Hill are planning to take tlie rest they so richly deserve. Mrs. 'Hattie Johnson has just returned from Miranda where she visited her son Frank, her grandson Clarence hee, and her great- grandson, Clarence Eddie Lee. The latter arrived only a short time ago, Mrs. Leslie Vann and sister, Mrs. Russell Crockett, made a business trip to Ukiah last week. William Roger Robertson and Jeanne Hart were married in Richmond on January 31, ,1948. It was a church wedding with reception following. Twenty-seven of her schoolmates and friends gathered at the home of Brenda Hurt oh January 31, the occasion being the ^th birthday of the little girl. The children, played games and en, joyed themselves to the fullest. [•Refreshments of home-made cake, ice cream and punch were served by Mrs. Hurt,- -mother of Brenda. Decorations were pretty and accented the birthday idea. Many pretty gifts Were given the little girl. Mrs. George Short of Bald mountain is visiting her mother, Mrs. Mary Perry of Covelo. Mrs. Short will continue to Willits Sunday where she will consult her doctor and visit relatives. A son, Samuel Sherman, was born to Mr. and ivlrs. Clarence Gray at OrovUle, on February 5. He weighed 7 pounds, and is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gray of Covelo. The revival meetings being held at the AssemJ)ly of God church in Covelo are very successful, large crowds being present every evening. Rev. and Mrs. Dixon are forceful and convincing speakers. The meetings will close Sunday evening, February 15. The World's Day of Prayer will be observed at the church social hall by the Covelo Federated churcli social hall by the Covelo WILLITS, Feb. 17—The William . Bergson family visited friends and relatives in Willits this week. Bill at one time,v/as on the Willits police force: anS since his resignation, has been a member of the Berkeley force. : ' The nursery at the Howard Memorial Hospital has gone stag with the arrival of a son for Mr. and" Mrs. Adam Horning of Laytonville on the 16th, followed . by-a son; born to Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Wilburri on thfe evening of the 17th. ' •. ' , St. Valentine's day found Willits humming With excitement. At the home of Dr. and, Mrs. G. T. Barcklow, Mrs. Baroklow was hostess at a tea honoring her sister, Mrs.^ "M. G. Bell of Nora Springs, Iowa, who is visiting here'with her husband. Mrs. J. J. Keller and Mrs. George Howard presided over the !ea table, which was set with a gold tea service on a lace cloth with white, candles and carnations" as a center piece. The carnation- theme was further carried put by the corsages worn by the guest of honor, the hostess and those assisting. With such a table 'against a room decorated with huckleberry, it is no wonder that the tea- was a success. Another social success on the 14th was the. Valentine luncheon given by Mrs. .Sidney Black for the local small fry. Those attending were the thiree Black sisters, Laura, Maurine and Karen; Beverly and Claudine Recagno, Charmel. and Melvin Butcher, Marjorie and. Bonnie Harrah, Ralph, George arid Sonja Hagg and little Diane Koster. In addition to an appetizing luncheon cooked and served by the hostess, the children had true Valentine cakes. These were baked by Mrs. Jane Harrah, who frosted them in white and trimmed them with red hearts. ' Little Miss Pam Kiraly took advantage of Valentine day to celebrate her fourth birthday with a party of young folks. Although her birthday was actually on the 11th, Miss Kiraly invited Karen Black, Susan DeLong, Gayle Zanella, Glaudine Recagno, Beverly Cinek, Marsha Cameron, Judith Steadman, • Edith Tattersfleld, Patty Quigley, Ellen Williams, Dianne Hildebrand, Sally and Joanne •Johnsrud, Bobby Whittaker, Jerry Stringer and Jock Kiraly on Saturday so they \yould not have to play hookey.from school to attend. All enjoyed cake, ice creain and chocolate milk, served at a table decorated in the Valentine motif complete with matching cloth, napkins, plates and cups; Nor did they overlook the red and white baskets full-of candy that were used as place ct.rds. Beverly Cinek came the closest to pinning Mickey Mouse's tail in thp proper place, so she won first prize. Second prize went to Jerry Stringer; Judith Steadman received third. Saturday night found the dancing population of .Willits at the •Valentine dance sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. With the hall fairly oozing with tradi- tiont' hearts and frills, music by Pacini and his Riffs, and four door prizes, it was even worth braving the drizzle to attend. The first prize, a-$10 merchandise order by Johnson's, was won by the visiting policeman from Berkeley, Bill Bergsen. Bruce Steadman walked off with the second, a $5 order on the J. C. Penney Company, cburtesy of Al Greenberg, while Mr. and Mrs. Herb Waud anticipate two chicken dinners at Andy's, for that is the prize M--^. Waud won. George Recagno took the fourth prize, a 7-piece glass set donated by Sprouse-Reitz. Although .final count has not been made, it is safe to assume that the auxiliary's first dance was a success. ' " All the excitement in Willits was not limited to parties, and the "dance" for the police department had a busy evening. Climaxing an evening of fighting, Lemuel Ogles, David Long, Mirlin Bohall, Leslie Bohall and Robert Withrow found lodging in the Willits jail. At least they could continue their battle verbally while cooling their heels, but Gertrude Hunter-had to stand alone as she was the only woman arrested Saturday. Sunday found things almost quiet, but for the antics of one Thomas Gilley, who the local peace oilicers picked up for drunk driving. Members of .Willits Post 17" American Legion, gave Fred .'itaii- ley a military funeial on Saturday. Mr. Stanley, although not a member of the American Legion, was a veteran of the second world war. Mrs. Estelle Talley, Kenne^ Butin and W. E. Rucker went to Ukiah Monday to attend a dairyman's meeting. It is hard to figure the future cost of milk on paper and approximate the poundage the cow will produce, but the hardest part of all is to explain it to the cow, so she will cooperate. The third of a series of card parties sponsored by the Rebekah lodge was held on February 16. Of the seven tables that played, Ed Quinliven, Mr. Cook, DarroU Page, A. Recagno, Alicia Cureton, Mrs. George Pinches, Gert Orcutt, Helen Smith, Josie Booey, Jiose Federated' Church members, Friday, February 13. Lawrence Hurt and Grover Vann made a business trip to Ukiah this week. Heckendorf and Gil Elliott took high scores. The next party is to be held on February 23. The miracle men of Miracle Maid waterless cooking utensils were busy this past week. Representative See proved how quickly, economically and easily a dinner for 12 could be turned out, -at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Turner. Others w^o enjoyed/the dinner were Mr. and,Mrs. James Smith, Mrs. John Brooks, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Stan Turner and Ken Cunningham. Theii on Saturday Mr. J. H. Rea of the same company demonstrated how fat- a small ham would go toward feeding six hungry couples. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ned Wilburn was the scene of this dinner. Those di.scovering how a complete ham dinner, including eake, would be made and served in 15 minutes, were the Ned Wilburns, Louis Zanellas, Wilbur Pullens and Carl Schloegels, The residents of Willits wpre shocked to hear of the death of John C. Spaletta in Santa Rosa. Mr. Spaletta- was well known among the older residents, as he was with the division of highways at Laytonville 15 years, after which he did private contracting. He was a member of Willits Lodge No. 365, F.&A.M. Tuesday afternoon, Erletta Kiraly wasj hostess to her bridge club members, Margaret Elliott, Rose Heckendorff, 'Violet Wise, Mecca McPeak, Ella> Bondison, Alicia Cureton, Bernice Campbell, Pat Stringer, Mrs. George Jamieson, Mrs. Alex Hansen, and Mrs. A. H. Thompson. There were no prizes awarded, inasmuch as the score is an accuipulative one, with prizes being given once a year. On prize awarding day each member brings a gift and the highest score gets first choice, next highest second, and so on down the lino until even the lowest scorer receives a gift. Now, it is obvious why refreshments were served before the card game began, for one peek at the delicious jelly roll cream torte, or a whiff of the fragrant coffee would take even Culbertson's mind off of bridge. The ambitious members of the American Legibn donned work clothes Tuesday and really worked. Their job was to remove not only all the steam radiators from the Veterans' Memorial building, but to remove all signs of such equip- rnent having been installed. It is all done with due pride over the newly installed automatic electric heating unit. If only some kind Legionnaire would sliow the auxiliary members how it works! The Willits Horsemen's Association will go on their first trail ride on the morning of February 22 at 10 o'clock. The ride will start at the Shell Oil station at the foot of Sherwood road and v/ill follow the road to Brooktrails Guest Ranch, then down the trails back of Brooktrails. All who are interested in horses are invited to attend, but it you have the habit of eating every few hours consider yourself I 'orewarned. Bring your own lunch as the association is furnishing coffee, only. Should you for any reason be to attend on the 22nd, try to be present on February 27 at Leak's hall at 8 o'clock. Hosts for the occasion will Ije Mr. and Mrs. John Brooks and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Edwards. With Valentine day behind us we are looking forwad to the St. Patrick day card party on February 26 at Leak's hall. It will be sponsored by the W.I.C. of Willits, and will feature whist and bridge. Proceeds will be donated to the assistance of the cooperative nursery school. The door prize will be donated by Mrs. Grace Williams. Mesdames George Petersen, Hildebrand, Jack Williams, Gladys McCray. and Erletta ^ir- aly will be hostesse.s for the occasion. Looking ahead, we find that the Lions Club committee for the annual Easter egg hunt is composed of Fred Lindeman, Dr. R. B. Smalley, Louis Bertain and Ward Young, who are to don ears and cotton tails and see that all the children in Willits are once again reassured that there is an Easter bunny, when they find the brightly colored eggs hidden in thickets and on the lawns". Now, at long last, I realize fully what my English teacher used to mean when she said that one word or one comma can change the structure of a whole sentence. It was brought home to yours truly when I read the February 16 issue. As the sentence stands it means that the car driven by Jane Williams jumped the curb while the boy came to rest against a convenient telephone pole. Actually the car jumped the curb, and the boy, then came to rest against said telephone pole. Regardless, none of the three were seriously hurt or damaged. Frontier Day^s Forecast The latest report on the Wililts Frontier Days and Centennial Celebration, according to Louis Zanella, president and general manager, is that thus far three local organizations have volunteered to sponsor a girl between the ages of 17 and ?1, who is single, a good rider, and of course, •pretty, to run as their candidate for Sweetheart of the Rodeo. The three organisations are the B.P.W., Wiilits Horsemen's Association and the American frrfertain Friends At Vaienflne Party Feb. 14 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sams were hosts at a Valentine party given at their home on South Dora street Saturday. Leland Hotel won the award for high score. Cake and ice cream with fruit punch were served at prettily appointed tables in the .valentine motif. Mr. and Mrs. Sams' guests were Messrs. and Mesdames Will BUrg, Roque Brennan, Joe Raymond, William Kruse, F. C. Brennan, R. F. Rose, Mrs. Pauline Lawson, Leland Hotel, Chuck Fautz, Beverly Hinckley, Diana Hinckley and Carol Brennan. Legion. Besides sponsoring a candidate for sweetheart, the B.P.W. will take charge of the floats to be entered into the parade. The Hot-semen will handle the caravan and be responsible for lining up ranchers for the parade. The 20-30 Club will decorate stage coaches, and will help in the grandstands, selling programs, etc. The Willits Lions Club will be the big shots in the annual Whisekrino contest. Music and uniform groups in the parade will be under the supervision of the American Legion. Advertising will fall into the hands of the Willita Chamber of Commerce. The ball will really start rolling 'or is'it the rope twirling) on February 28, when members of the Willits Fire Deportment will contact business houses for the purpose of selling annual certificates as an advertising medium. It is shaping up to a mammoth event with the orchestra of Ralph Rawson of Napa under contract to furnish the music for all three nights. Friday night, July 2, there will be a free-for-all street dance; July 3 and 4 the dancing will be in the Willits Park pavilion, with the usual charges being made. The Shell Oil Company promises a suppr firecracker display. Shorty Wrightsman will be on hand with his carnival. Credit for much thought and planning to make this Fourth truly something to remember, goes to all the members of the Willits Volun teer Fire Department, but especially to Lou Zanella, previously mentioned; Bob Alcott, chairman of the dances; Lloyd Elliott, certificates; Wilbur Pullen, parade; Alan Sacry, tickets and sweetheart contest; Jack Crocker, caravan; George Harms, Jr., advertising; Louie Bertain, parade music, and Bob Harrah, concessions. Make a date for the J'ourth, now. Potter Valley News The 1948 Red Cross Fund campaign is less than two weeks away! Consequently, Mrs. William Talley, fund chairman, and her volunteer assistants in Laytonville, Cummings, Legette Valley, Piercy and Branscomb, as well as in Willits, are ready for action. This year the quota is set for $1600, or $274 more than last year, when $2082.70 was collected, •which was $756.70 over the quota. Here's hoping that all do their part. Then, and only then, will we be sure that we will make the' quota. The 1948 slogan is, "It's Red Cross Time! GIVE!" So, let's GIVE. POTTER VALtEY, Feb. 18—A rural free delivery route of 32.65 miles with deliveries six times a week will be established in Potter Valley. It will take some time before arrangements can be made to make this effective. Mr. and Mi-s. Paul Poulos were in Eureka last week where Mr. Poulos attended the meeting of the Redwood Empire Association. They visited their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Poulos. Cedric Thornton and son Stephen were in Ukiah Saturday. Mr. Thornton attended a meeting of the Farmers Club while his son went to a picture show at the Ukiah grammar school. George Dietterle and Mrs. Margaret Byj-nes from the superintendent of schools' office were in the valley last week. A mass meeting was held Wednesday night in Grange hall to discuss ways and means of financing a public dump pit. Mr. Tomlin lias given a place on his ranch, which was fenced Friday by donation labor. As soon as the ground is drier men with tractors will dig the pit. The W.S.C.S. held its regular meeting at the church Thursday. Mrs. Owens presided in place of Mrs. Bufford, who is awny. Anne Cole led the devotional. Following the business meeting Mrs. P. B. Westerman and Mrs. Herbert Pickle read articles on Paines College in Georgia. It was decided to clean up the church yard on February 23, which will be a school and business holiday. Refreshments were served by Mesdames Harry Hopper, Otto Hughes, Howard Brooks and Scott Clark. ' Preceding the prayer service held Wednesday evening at the I church, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Newman entertained Misses Anne and Marguerite Cole, Mrs. P. B. Westerman, Mrs. E. A. Spotswood, Lawrence Bufford and Clarence Newman at dinner. Prayer services will be held in the church every Wednesday evening through Lent, beginning at 8:45 and ending at 9 o'clock. The elementary school girls won over the Ukiah girls at a basketball game in the gym Wednesday aftcrnodh. Both our boys' teams were defeated by the visitors. Friday evening our high schooj. B team lost to Laytonville by only two poir/s. The A. team was victorious. Fol'iowing the games i-e- freshments were served the visitors. The Dessert Bridge members drove to Ukiah Thursday night where they were entertained at the home .of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Anderson. Score awards went to Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hughes and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pauli. The Misses Cole left Monday for Berkeley to attend a church conference. Miss Marguerite Cole will return Friday, but Miss Anne U'ill remain with relatives for another week. Mr. and Mrs. Dee White and Rosetta left Sunday for their new home in Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. D. Hook and family have moved to the Moody dairy, where the Whites formerly lived. Thursday evening Mr. and i^s. Ray Stainbrook entertained informally for the Whites. Cards W6re played and music was enjoyed, preceding a delicious supper. The guest list included Mr. and Mrs. White, Mrs. Hees, Mr. Mooney and Zeta Stainbrook. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hopper, Mrs. Chase and Mrs. Otto Hughes were shopping in Santa Rosa Saturday. The Pomona Grange met here in Grange hali Sunday. The potluck noon dinner was in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hopper, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Owen, Mr. and Mrs. Ai-thur Whittaker, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Don Farnsworth, Mr. and Mrs. Hurley' Kirtlink and Mrs. Harold Adams. Mrs. Joseph Wilson had secured Senator Burt Busch to explain the Taft-Hartley act, followed by Mrs. Spotswood, who introduced some of her Juvenile Grangers in song, dance and piano solo. The girls taking part were Donna and Kar<<n Brown, Lynn Wilson, Frances Hulbert and Ardene Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Adams spent Saturday in Ukiah with Mr, and Mrs. Alvin Adams. Evelyn Whitcomb was home from Sun Francisco over the week- eifd. Lloyd Shelton, who formerly lived here, is staying with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mi-s. Earl Pickle, while doing some construction work for the P.G.&E. IWrs. Jolm Wipf and sons John and Ernest have leturned from a trip north. There was a birthday dinner on February 9 for Mrs. Julia Pickle and Mrs. Etta Christy. Those present were Mrs. J. W. Pickle, Mrs. Bernice Denham, Mrs. McCord, Mrs. Ella Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Guntly, Helen Guntly and Thomas Jackson from Ukiah. Nancy Mikel spent a few days |,this week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Newman. Mrs. .Babcock of Boonville was a guest last week at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Don Hulbert. Mr. and Mrs. Merton Phillips have moved from the Vann home to the Lambert ranch. Lawrence Clark drove Mrs. Clark's mother, Mrs. M. A. Hunt, to her Capitola home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Liefrinck and daughters of Mendocino City and Patty Vaughun of Ukiah were calling on Potter friends Thursday. Mrs. Olive Crittenden is visiting with her brother-in-law and sister, Mr, and Mrs. Taylor Eddie. Tia Choral Club is now prac- ticin,y for the amateur show and for the Easter church services. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Meyers and family spent the weekend in Hughson with Mrs. Meyers' father, Knox Patterson. Mr. and Mrs. James Shelton are driving a fine new Ford sedan. lowest fares are good in chair cars & coaches on our finest, fastest trains! No other form of low-cost transportation gives you the comfort, convenience, luxury and safety you get in chair cars and coaches on Southern Pacific trains. |1 You can read, write, play cards, en• joy the scenery, or sleep, as you ride. There's plenty of room to move around and stretch your legs. Most trains are air-conditioned and offer porter ser' vice. You'll find meals delicious, prices moderate, in dining and coffee shop cars. (Eating on the train is half the fun of traveling.) I The engineer does the driving. You relax, snug and comfortable no matter what the weather outside. Steel rails are the safest highway ever built. You'd expect all this to cost a lot- but it doesn't. Hardly more than before the war. And low coach and chair car fares are good on our finest, fastest trains: The City of San Francisco and San Francisco Overland, San Francisco- Chicago; the Golden State arA Imperial, Los Anpeles-Chicago; the Sunset Limited, Los Angeles-New Orleans; the Reaver, San Francisco-Portland; and the Daylights, between San Francisco- Oakland-Sacramento and Los Angeles. Seats on many ot these traiiM are numbered and reserved. Reservations should be made in advance. Remember, too, children under five years ol age ride free, five to eleven inclusive for half fare. • Next time, try chair cars and coaches on S.P. trains. S*P The friendly Southern Pacific H. P. Dohrlng, Agent Phone 38

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