Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California on March 26, 1948 · Page 3
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Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California · Page 3

Ukiah, California
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Friday, March 26, 1948
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ITRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1948 DISPATCH DEMOCRAT, UKIAH, CALIFORNIA PA6E THRJSifC". ^^^hiUt (Mi 10. 20. an. 40. 5u YEARS AGO . TEN YEAHS AGO April 1, 1938 I The body of 4-year-old Teddy Thompson was found Monday afternoon about a mile and a half from the home of his parents, Mr. apd Mrs. Charles Thompson of ' Cdvelo, from where he disappeared • on the afternoon of Januai^ 2 B 1 The discovery was made by jArthur Carpenter, a Round valley ranchman, when one of his dogs iound the body beneath a manza- Jtita bush, his hepd resting on'one ai ^.as if asleep. It is believed that the child had walked until ex- iii(Usted before lying down and ttjit.he froze to death the first •nt |ht spent in the wilds. "'• J^Ae state finance department ^8(6 completed negotiations -with ,th;?: directors of the Twelfth Dis• ti;l?t Agricultural Association for 'thfe purchase of the fair grounds hrfrth of Uldah, where the District ' iair waiS" held for the first time • i^ist August. Hereafter the fairs be under the control of the ' aepiartment of finance with the • bpprd of directors appointed oy the \govempr. //•Paul. Hoffman of Covelo has b««n app6inted mail carrier fron EiosRios to; Covelo and from Covelo to Summit valley, vi: The Ukiah Citizens' Council has jsieeni formed with the purpo .se of striving for continued peace and prosperity . of the people of the county. ; ;;'We *Calpella church is making plans to build a parsonage. ' J/If?. Robert'O'Day of Hopland 'wais "brought,to the Ukiah General ^ Hospital-Monday for a minor operation on her leg. . \ /iTwjh's were born March 26 to Mr. and' Mrs. Glen Seward.of • Willits-^ boy and a girl, eac^i ll^eighing six pounds and five dunces. -;-,•„ vV The-remarkable production record of the El' Canon Guernsey • l!>ai|Tr.'herd of Ukiah has placed it; second to the Mendocino'State ttospitai: during 1937 with a herd . aVerage-of 43i;i pounds of butter iffit 'per cow. The herd is owned jinA operated by Mrs. N.S. Ryder. ai}<i her daughter Betty and now numbers 22 head. • Through District Attorney McCowen, Mendocino county has filed a suit to condemn.a right -of-way for the state highway through the Ayers estate at 'Willits. The matter ' is opposed by E. M., Whitney, executor of the estate. * . i ' County Superintendent of Schools \ ''^'i^^J^tZ'. .Porterfleld announces that all the ' schools will be governed, by the I nev/ regulations for daylight saving time, whi6h go into' effect I next Sunday morning. The idea is i novel and is not meeting' with ' favor, , '' ; The body of Alex Fooler was \ found this morning in th^ cowshed =)f the county farm "witll a,' revolver lying at his side, indicating suicids. Di.scovpry of tUe body was mado by Grover Neep. . ; - 'Wovd frrm 'j,;!ikppnrt,.l''<to the- e.Tect thot the J^i-t obstatlG. to the construction of . the lon.(?-mpotcd' Hopland to Lakeport railroad has been overcome and work will be started April l' and is expected to be completed in time tp- take out the county's harvest this' fall. • The Federal Bank at'Berkeley has accepted. 10 aRplicatioris from Willits for farm loans of the Little Lake Loan Association, totaling $39,000. • A benefit dance given at Boonville on March 25 for the Y;M.C.A. netted, $101. tikiah, Yorkville, Ornbaun, Philo and Navarro were represented at the dance. Charles Hobbs of Cloverdale and Miss Lois J. Adcdck, formerly of Ukiah, were married Saturday at the home of the groom's parents: in Cloverdale. Edward G; Brown of Willits has announced that he will be'a candidate for the office of'.sheriff at the coming primary. ' , Grover McGimsfey of tjkiah will go to Bponyille this week wJiere he will hold a sale oJE the rernalnder of the Charles Mathisori mer: chandise of the .'Wendell store. V ^ TWENTY YEAHS AGO • i. March'31, 1928 ' ;., Barbara Frances Reed, 5-year• old- i daughter of Mr. and Mrs. BVahk' Reed of Leggett valley, was killed on the morning of March 29'' when a tree which her father ,lia4' felled struck the porch of the cabin where the family was living ' and where the child was playing. It'took the father half an hour'to iSUt'away enough of the tree to get jiei: out. • -'"The Ukiah high school band •hdli.give a concert the afternoon 6f 'Apriie in honor, of the Cali- 'fprtiia Agricultural Train, whi(;h is due to arrive here at 2 o'clock. ^•^he total rainfall at WiUits at tlife. dat.e is 41.89 inches, with $.'3q inches falling during the last storm. i'^'Mr. and Mrs. Otto Deutscher of rP.otter 'Valley left this week to iftake their home on a ranch near liijceport. To assure the completion of the T^oyo river dredging project, which has been temporarily dropped by the government, Fort Bragg business men have undertaken to rais^ $3000. ,,A warrant *as sworn out Monday; against Raymond Thompson of Hoi)land charging him with selling liquor to the Indians. The warrant followed a row among the Hopland' Indians Sunday night when half a dozen of them, mixed Jn a brawl which sent James Mirando to the hospital with knife wounds in his shoulder. Richard Billy is said to have wielded the knife. Cards have been received from Naples written by Dr. and Mrs. R. O. Le Baron who left here about t'he middle of December on a world tour. Dr. Le Baron will continue his studies at an European university. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dennen have purchased the Hofman home on bora street. They have been living in Point Arena and suffered a heavy loss there in a fire of seven months ago. A. Basio of Spyrock received medical attention, Saturday at the Howard hospital at Willits for a severe wour.J in his leg caused when a branch of a tree fell across the crosscut saw with which he was working. THIRTY YEARS AGO March 29, 1918 A real estate deal of considerable magnitude was completed at Hopland last week when Charles Crawford bought the 3200-acre sheep range belonging to E. J. and Will Duncan, with 1000 head of shesp. The purchase price is said to have been $40,000. , Miss Cylde Ball of Point Arena and Sydney Bai-ker of Gualala were married yesterday in Ukaili. The young couple are highly popular on the coast, FOR-TTf YEARS AGO April 0, 1908 , The- "current from the Snow Mountain Water & PpWer Company reached .Ukiah on April 1, after two years of laboj and the expenditure of nearly $2,000,000. It is the intention of the cortipariy to" begin construction of its lines into the bay area and to begin worit on the hew dam in Gravelly valley. ' John L. Orr has sold a half interest in tlie famous On Hot Springs property to A. P. Weger. The new management intends to enlarge and remodel the buildings, the bathing facilities made modern in every respect;and facilities for ganies and outdoor sports are to be installed. Fearing possible objections by their parents to their marriage. Will Ovell and Tjucy Thompson of Covelo decided to take matters into their own hands and seek the joys and bliss of wedded life with, out the permit or consent of anyone. Last Sunday night all was quiet in their homes, but the fire of love burned brightly within the breasts of the plighted pair. Came the dawn and the couple was some 50 miles away. All went well until they reached the stream near Eden valley when in fording it the tongue was broken from their buggy. Nothing remained but to-mount the horse and ride to the next place, where a buggy was se- < cured and the journey, to Ukinh •Was resumed. The first train going j south was boarded forSanta R <5sa ' where a license was secured and ' the couple.found an aceommodatT Gay'Gibson has decided to erect' a modern brick • building at the j corner'oi' State arid Henry streets arid workmen are now engaged in' vCaring" down the old. wooden stiuctui'e that for n;jany years has been Used as a laundry. ' '' A large party of citizens of WiUits went, to the. site of tho,: original Little Lake, four miles^ south ot[ Willits, Sunday and viewed the site for the proposed d^m, 250 feet loni'. and 25 feel hi,:jh, which will lorm'a In'.ce of about 20 acres. < ; V/. G. Poage is home from two weeks at Monroe, where ns referee appointed by the superior iourt, he suld the personal prop-> erty of the 'United Lumber Company to the Monroe Lumber Company for $21,000. The real estate of the United cortipany will be sold at private sale in IJIciah. Abeli Ledge Past Moster's Night Celebrate Golden Wedding FIFTY YEARS AGO April 1, 1898 John Dale has leased the Eden valley ranch and is stocking it *with cattle from southern California. The Bank of Ukiah has succeeded in renting nearly all of the range land at their disposal, to southern California stock owners, who were looking for grass range for their stock. Tliomas ' Johnson of Willits passed through Ukiah Teusday en- route to San' Francisco from which point he drove to Vancouver, B.C., where he will outfit for the gold fields of the frozen north. ABELL OBSERVES ER ' Ix)uis Van Nader and an un known man were killed Wednes- doay morning in the Gualala Lumber Company camps at Gualala when a^tree fell without warning. Van Nader was struck across the rieck and shoulders and killed instantly. A company of men were at work building a road through the swamps for the lumber company and the fire that had been set to burn away the underbrush set fire to the'trunk of a pine tree. It was this tree that caused the death of the two men. The school at West Port opened March '28 "with Miss Hall as principal and Miss Price as assistant. J. G. Thomas and Miss Elma Williams were married on March 28 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Williams of Ukiah, wiUi Dr. Hanan officiating, in the presence of. about 60 guests. A drove of about 80 cattle passed through Ukiah this morning en- route to Round valley. They were bought in the Healdsburg section by Joe Kelting, the Ukiah stock man. Edward M. Barron and Miss Lulu B. McKinley of Willits were married last week by Rev. Pulley. Ejiss Donna Horn of Santa Rosa has taken charge of Mrs. Messner's millinery store in Ukiah. Mrs. J. C. Morris of the ladies of the Maccabees is in Ukiah, organizing a hive of I.O.T.M. She will hold a meeting in Odd Fellows' hall Saturday afternoon. 50th Wedding Anniversary Observed James Fords In Gala Celebration By By Frankie Buck ' Mr. and Mrs. James Ford celebrated their golden wedding anniversary March 6, with a reception at Farm Bureau hall in Willits, which was attended by a large gi-oup of their friends and relatives. ' During the evening a mock ceremony was held with the wedding march played by Mrs. Blanche Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Ford entered the room in much the same fashion as they~had on thai memorable day, March 6, 1898, when they were married in Ukiah. It was recalled that Mr. and Mrs. Ford spent their honeymoon in Napa and went from there to Willits, where they have lived ever since. Jay Corner of Ukiah was there with his camera and obtained several pictures of the Fords cutting tlieir three-tier wedding cake, which was featured on a tablfl laden with tasty viands. Gifts Presented There were many beautiful gifts for this happy golden wedding couple. They have 11 children and 19 grandchildren, all living. Children and grandchildren are Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Ford and fawiily, Kenneth, Delmon and Garry of Willits; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Caveza and son, Leland, of teta- luma; Mrs. Neil Divine and daughter, Janet of. Chico; Vernon Ford of Weott; Mr. and Mrs. L. McCullouch and family, Jamesy Barbara, Bobbie, David and Larry of Ukiah. All in California pii: and Mrs, Harry Ford and| daughter, Lena of Sacramento; Mr. and Mrs. Ival Ford and daughter, Kathleen of Vallejo; Mr. and Mrs. Almar McKinley and sons, Roger and Steven of Willits; Lester Ford of Willits; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ford of Willits; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Quinliven and sons, Ival, Melvin and Pat of Willits. Sisters and brothers of Mrs. Ford were also there including Lulu Bolton of San Francisco; Ethel Begley of San Francisco, Viola Davis and John Dickey of Willits. Other Guests Present Other relatives and friends who joined in the delightful party were Veva Davis and son, Lloyd, Mrs. Edith Ford, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ford, Mrs. Hinton and sons, Billy and Johnny, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Shelton, Fred Bahn, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lopez and David and Ruth, Thelma Sawyers and Mervyn Sawyers, Mamie Mitchell, all of Willits; Barbara Rawles of Redwood Valley; Connie Jones and Jay N. Corner of Ukiah; Dora Schultz and Blanche Tenny of San Francisco. Unable to attend but sending gifts were Mrs. Nelile Trotsky of Willits and Mrs. Elizabeth Carl of San Francisco. HERE FROM HEALDSBURG Mrs. Clark Martin of Healdsburg spent Wednesday to Friday here last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sails, 936 West Standley street. Mrs. Martin (llie former Lillian Sails) and her husband are now operating the Ink Ball in Healdsburg. Last Friday night was traditional Past Masters night in Abell Lodge and one of the outstanding meetings of the year with Uldah lodge playing hosts to • all the lodges of this area. There was a large attendance to witness Past Masters conferring the third degree on Sam Ray, Jr. Officers of the lodge who stepped down for the evening, assumed their roles as cooks and served-the 6:30 dinner as *is customary at tliis annual tribute to their" past leaders. Frank Branson was senior stevvard in charge of the dinner and received high praise for his cuisine. William Bromley, - past master was in charge of arrangements for the program and had participating past masters letter perfect after their dress rehearsal,last Wednesr day, night. Those who took part in the work of conferring the third degree were Messrs. C. M. Mannon, F. E. Anker, Wm. Bromley, G. Pv Anderson, H. McCowen, N. M. Anker, F. ; T. Barker, R. O. Foster, E. C. Caffery, J. R. Elder, I. M. Brazier, E. G. Spjuth, L. I. Gibson, E. M. Hopper, E. W. Dutton, C. B. Heryford, H. C. Spurr, R. M. Luce, N. G. Buhn, R. D. Ford, W. H. Brunner, R. L. Harmon, F. W. Sandelin, G. V. Wallach, .M. D. Perkins, E.' W. Orr, W. J. Mellis, G. W. Bartlett, W. N. Smith; and members of Abell Lodge who were past masters of their lodges before demitting were L. Bittenbender, B. C. Willford, A. L. Harris and W. S. Van Dyke. Some forty visitors represented lodges in Cloverdale, Willits, Lakeport and Covelo, according to Verne E. Boulware, Worshipful Master. Announcement was made by Thomas Franklin, head coach of the lodge, that on the second Wednesday of each month a coaching school will be held in the club room for all coaches and candidates. James Lindsey, chairman of the social committee stated tliat his committee is planning a coinbina- tion dance and card party in the temple for the night of April 3rd, to which all Masons and theii- guests have been invited. Tickets will be available during the rest of the month of March. ' Friday, March 19, was Past Mas'ers' Night al AbsU Lodgs No. i46, with tho degree HatA of past masters confertilng the third degree. From left to right, back row, are Lilburn Gibson, H(enry Spurr, E, G. Spjuth. Center row, Irving Brazier, Lloyd BlHenbender, F. W, Sandelin, W. H. Brunner, Gi V. Wallach, G. P. Anderson, B. C. Willford, C. B. Heryford. Front row, seated, R. L, Harmon, G. W, Bartlett, E. M. Hopper. Black Jack Game Found At Andys Teen-Agers Rob Rancho Burglary charges are being prepared for ,filing against the two 13-year-old Guerneville boys who broke into Jeff's Rancho on the south highway on the night of March 10. The youngsters, both wards of the Sonoma County Juvenile court, set out to see the world, and got as far as Jeff's place late at night whefe they.took a hasp off a door an)d went in. Their loot included a quantity of candy and aU the money they could find. Authorities recovered about $30. They were going' toward Santa Rosa when spotted:between Ukiah and Cloverdale by Police Officers Jess Hill and Rex McCord of Vallejo, who were called to Ukiah as witnesses in the Pollard mur; aei '',triai.'The officers reported the boys to Sheriff Broaddus and Santa Rosa authorities took them in charge the next day. Deputy Sheriff Bartolomie brought them to Ukiah and later they were released to their parents. GRANGE PROGRAM PLANNED The program arranged for the Grange " meeting ' Friday night, March 26, Will precede' the business meeting, it was announced today. Mrs. Maureen Eddy is in charge of the entertainment. Guest speaker will be Mrs. M. Peters, associated with the 12th District Ii''air association. CHAS. KASCH Attorney and Counselor at Law Odd Fellows Building North Slate St. Ukiah, Calif. The swank night spot known as Andy's, a mile south of Wililts, was visited by Deputy Sheriffs Bartolomie and Ransdell at 12:45 Sunday morning and they came away with a black jack table, a complete assortment of chips, cards and all the money in sight when they arrived. The table was set up in the barroom and was doing a thriving business when the officers arrived, with a capacity crowd filling the room. Andy's is operated by Les Goble, and L. D. Miner was the dealer at the black jack table. Miner was brought to the county jail and bailed out at 2 o'clock by Goble, who furnished the $250 cash bond required. Corns or Warts Removed from Feet or Hands No Relief — No Charge (NO DRUGS OR MEDICINE USED) B. ARTHUR GIBSON 120 South 2nd Street San Jose California Golden State Hotel SAN FRANCISCO'S Powell Street at Ellis In the Hub — But Out of the Hub-bub Choice of Outside-Inside Rooms —: WITH BATH :— Single $2.50 up; Double $3..S0 up —: WITHOUT BATH :— Single $2.00 — Double $2.50 Lem Shibley HOTEL 55 Fif til St. {Near Market) San Francisco, Calif. • ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOF. 380 ROOMS OF COMFORT I«r THE HEART OF S. F. SHOPPING AND THEATER DISTRICT. • Modern Rates SINGLE ... from $1.75 up DOUBLE . . . from $2.20 up Two Car Crashes During Weekend Two auto acidents during the weekend were of minor importance and injured one person painfully, but not seriously. John E. Phillips of 514 South School street hit the. curb end ci'ashed into a telephone pole as he attempted a left hand turn at Pine and Grove streets and suffered face and head injuries. He was taken to the Ukiah General Hospital in the city ambularjce and released Sunday morning. Sergeant Griffis of the police de- •partment investigated the accident. A car reportedly driven by William D. Robinson of Calpella wrecked the west railing of the bridge over Hensley creek north of Ukiah Sunday morning when the right front wheel hit squarely the concrete curb. A 20-foot sec- Mr, and Mrs. James Ford who were married in Ukiah 50 years BQO, re-enactod the ceremony when they celebrated their golden wedding in Willits on March 6. Gifts and a 3-tier wedding cato-. .foaJ"4red the fsstiva occasion, with a large group of friends and . relatives pressnt. • ... M Bridge Party Series Concludecl Saturday! A series of bridge parties, at which some fifty guests \vere entertained during March; ended; Saturday when Mrs. Charlotte M. I Coflins and Mrs. Jessie Brunner, i of 101 South Hortense street gave I tho final party of the five .which ! began March 3. At each event guests were re. ceived in Mrs. Brunncr's apartment where refieshmonts were aorv'od amid decorations of spring blossoms. Cards were played in the apartment of Mrs. Collins upiitoirs. Winners on March 3 were Mrs. E. Jamas and Mrs. Robert LeBar- en; March 10, Miss Yvonne Hebert and Mrs. Ethel Sewell; March 12, Mrs. Charles Myzska, Mrs. Joseph Weber; March 19, Mrs. The6 Ford and Mrs. William Wadsworth; March 20, Mrs. Margaret Burns and Mrs. Ray W'alsh. tion of the railing was torn out and two sections of the pipe thrown 20 feet upstream. The car crossed the bridge, left the road and carne to a stop against the bank. IT PAYS TO TRADE IN UKIAH Reception Honors " Concert Directors OfJicers and directors of Cdm- munity Concert association wer^ honored at a reception following the Anderson-Field, concert last . Tuesday night at 'the home kif^ Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schilder" on West Perkins street. The party, at which Miss Andergoii and Mr. Fields were introduced by Arthur Harris, president jof.; the association, was an informal^ no-hoot event. Mrs. Stanley Lance and Mrs. Harley Branson poured for' the ' buffet supper which was spread in the dining room of the Schil- ' der home in a setting of spring.''. Ilowers and lighted lepers.' Daffodils and hyacinths with peach blossom decorated the living room, where some SO guestc met the artists and exchanged comments on the. splendid • performance which preceded tho reception. Robert and Ciaudine Fox Wefp. licensed last week by the Callfpr-,, nia Division of Housing to operate the Cedar Crejt Auto Cqiirt, five miles west of Cummings;. What it's like to be a teleplione installer 1. Some of the busiest fellows in town... Pacific Telepltone's installer-repairmen. For we're adding a lot of new telephones every , day in the West. It's steady work. And the pay? Latest records show top rate men average about $80 a week for 42 hours. The"' younger men graduate up to the $80... according to experience. , , 2. If you became an Installer you'd start, most likely, in a training school. With pay, of course...$37 or $38 a week. Then regular increases for eight years after you got on the job. You'd be given other training, too, help you learn your way up the ladder. Most all tiie top men in the company came up that way. 4. Telephone jobs must be good jobs to attract the capable people needed to furnish good service. Good pay, steady work and an employee bsnclit plan give a strong sense of security. Comfortable surroundings, vacations and friendly fellow workers help make n;ork pleasant. 3. Fun like this is more fun when your job's secure. And you can count on telephone work. There's a fine benefit plan, too, paid for entirely by the company. It covers sick- • ness, accidents and death, and provides a helpful pension for retirement. There's noth- , ing like the peace of mind a telephone job gives work or at play. The Pacific Telephone (®) and Telegraph Company j yi More than 70,000 people working together to fur- /.jj nish ever-better telephone servige to the West

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