Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California on March 26, 1948 · Page 6
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Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California · Page 6

Ukiah, California
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Friday, March 26, 1948
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.*AGB SIX likiah Methodists' Golden Jubilee H Honors Twenty-two Meifibers Living ;'"They wore the costumes of the Miijetles — they revived nostalgic •ffieniories of horse and buggy ;.£U>lfrtshlps. In song apd story they, •brought back the events of an- l&ther era and there was laughter and sometimes tears. ' '"Jft was the Golden Jubilee of the Methodists who honored their Ji2 Jlying members, last Thursday Bight, for 50 years and more of sei;yice in the church. It was the ,sJoTy of more than 50 years of struggle and accomplishment to ,b|jlld an organization and a church of distinction for worship and com- mupity service. It recounted the of the old South Methodists with the St. John's Meth- iQ^is in 1925—laying the cornerstone of their federated church Jn,;i926,and its destruction by fire 3h«t- well-remembered night'of November 24, 1929. nrlt was a merry, occasion, and it JBegan at the doorwdy of the social hajl, where the' Rev. Charles G. Lindemann, a Gay Nineties blade ,l^,,,a frock coat with properly waxed mustache and pointed gpatee, stood in the reception line iVfith Mrs. Lindemann; in pflle pink crepe; Mrs. John Woddworth, •Weiiring blue; Mrs. Albert E. Green, who wore a aoutac.he- braided jacket and pork-pie hat which belonged to her grandmother and Mrs. Henry Trohn, in -blue crepe trimmed with gold *laee. Mrs. Frohn is president of W.S.C.S. which sponsored the celebration. The Honorefts ""Following community -singirtg led by P. H. Joseph and with John Woodworth as able master of cbre'monies, the honorees of the occasion were given their citations for long and faithful service and took their bows. Some were in- dtjced to the platform to recall witii laughter and tear^ their cherished memories of church and personal history—to mention those who played their part and went 'Oii to other y/ork. Since the records of the church, prior to 1929 were destroyed in the fire, it was not possible to ascertain, for certain, the oldest membership, but the honor went unofficially to Mr«. Ma »y W»Hiaim», npW 93 whose membership dates back 79 years.' She and her sister, Mrs. Nancy. Ak«n< daughters of- the pioneer R. V. Jamison fam;iy of Redwood Valley, were members of the old South Methodist church there before a church M?as established in Uk.iah. They were born in Sonoma and came to the-valley when Mrs. Williams was about five years old, ' Second oldest membership, it was decided, is that of Mis. Maiy Kauffman whose maiden name was Mary Schiitz, She lived as a girl' on the farm owned by the Beck family, two miles south of Uklah on the Redwood highway. For a aiumber of years she was school nurse here. . Mrs. Velma Evvrtole was named the member belonging for the longest period. She joined the church in 1889 when she came to Ukiah with her husband, the late J," .yC. Eversole, whose generosity was.recalled In building the old St. John's church, and later the present structure. MM. Kale Siewari, while not a nieinber of the Ukiah church f<y 50 years, has been a Methodist much longer and is now 98. She came to Ukiah Uom Holyokc, Colorado. Charles Duncan, 89, was named the oldest man of membership. He was for many years cashier of the old First National " OBank. His mother, a pioneer churchwoman, was affectionately known until her death as "Grandma Duncan." James R. Thomas. lawyer and former mayor of Ukiah and a member of the wellknown Thomas family, was an honoree. His father was a Methodist minister and at one.time president of a'Georgia college. Marvin Fordj with large farm interests in the valley, is a former county supervisor, and a member of the pioneer Ford family. His father, the late William Ford, was once county treasurer. Not present, but sending greetings,through ReV. Lindemann were E. M. and W. A. Ford. Mrs. Marvin .Ford was another honored guest who has worked faithfully in the church for more than 50 years. . , Mrs. W. D. L. Hold, member of the pioneer Prague family, was formerly Miss Ethel Prague and her father was a former ju'.dce of the peace. Her brother, G. R. Prague, now living in Colus/, was a former Mendocino county attorney. Mrs. Held taught in tne ele- nientary school. She is past president of the W.S.C.S. and ter husband is a retired superior court judge. Mrt. Louella WUUams is also a former teacher and wellknown educator and an accompliahied musician. Caring for her mother in later years she has been retired from business and civic activities, Mrs. Minnis Jamison, wife of th^late J, A. Jamison, is a member of the pioneer Standley family, a sister of Admiral "Hal" Standley and daughter of "Doc" Standley, an early sheriff of Men- doCirio county, Mri, Pertha Emary, un^il her jetitemeni a few years ago was an active business , woman of Ukiah. She owned a dress shop and millinery store and was a member of the Luce family which did much for the progress of the old South Methodist church. > Mrs. Nellie Sanford, a trtiiy pioneer member, joined the church when she was a child but alter her marriage lived in Sebastopol, >Her father was the late John P. Hoftman and another who helped the old St. John 's church • to weather stresses. Noted as a teacher .of children, Mrs. Sanford is now teaching children df some of her former pupils. Her husband was the late J. N. Sanford. Mrs. Mary Beckley. widow of the late Nathan Beckley, recalled j the days with vivid memory when the church was the meeting ground for courting swains;: when Dr. L. |.K. Van Allen aiid Phil Josephs V7cre' the village cutups.; Famous •for her snow pudding, of which she has made galldns for church affairs, she_ was also cited for the fe^t of making 600 biscuits for one church supper. Her husband was a trustee of the church and member of the building committee and for over 31 years' supierin- ten^ent of the city water system. Mrs. Elizabeth Van Allen was a member of the South Methodist church when she married• Dr.,JL'. K. Van Allen of St, John's, to which she transferred her mem bership. Both have been faithful in church activities, giving generously in time and flnanclJl sup port. Dr. Van Allen spoke, and in moving terms, for his wife who was unable to be present. P. H. Joseph's excellent tenor has beeh a value'd contribution to church services, choir and social events. He operates the jewelry business his. father staiHed in Ulciah, which he says is the oldest firm in the city. ' Mrs. Pearl Sturtevani and Mrs. Arthur' Stipp are daughters of •Thomas and Mary Fine, early pioneers of the valley. Their home was the old Fine place south of Uklah where Judge and Mrs. Sturtevant now live. Their generous gift to the chimes fund was acknowledged." Mrs. Stipp is famous for her lovely flower arrangements and iloral gifts for church occasions. She wore a black taffeta fr6ck with chiffon jabot which belonged to her mother. Mrs. Minnie CharUon and Mrs. Susie Thomson are sisters and members of the pioneer Ofele family. Mrs. Charleton's husband, Louis was for years trtistee of the church and an active member. The Program Earl Snyder was the man whose memories of courtship days were revived in living pictures in a skit, "Sweetheart Days of Old," directed by Mrs. Lindemann and Mrs. Woodworth on cjhalf of the Young Adults Group. Eugene Corbett, John Woodworth, Mrs. Thomas McCabe, Mrs. J. D. Branson, Mrs. Harold Kirk, were musicians who with piano, vocal and clarinet, dramatized the following "sweethearts" in song: Schoolgirl.-Mrs. Everett Swlgert Peggy O'Neill, . . Mrs. Myrle Devoy "Indian Maid._-..Mrs. Ruby Stotts Clementine, Mrs. Harold Lawrence K-K-K-Katy._Mrs. Nolan Hunt Gypsy Love Call, Mrs. Robert Frohn Old Fashioned Garden, Mrs. Ted Hinds Jeannie -Mrs, Frank Harader Sylvia JWrs. John Woodworth Sweetheart (and Wife), Mrs. Earl Snyder The Cmlumes In the wedding dress worn by her husband's mother 65 years ago, . Mrs. Henry Taylor was a quaintly delightful figure in changeable blue and green silk trimmed in black lace. Mrs. Frank Harader wore an exquisite oyster white lace dress circa 1800, loaned to her by Mrs. James B. Mas- senglll. Mrs. Everett Evans was a picture in the old-new look in an elegantly embroidered shirtwaist and black skirt in the original Gibson ' girl tradition. Mrs. John W. Taylor was elegant in a maroon cut-velvet basque frock with tiny collar of real lace which she described as the property of an Englishwoman who lived in Hopland, whose belongings were sold at auction after her death, where he family acquired the picturesque costume for 50 cents. Pictures of the pioneer members, the grand march, led by Rev. and Mrs. Lindemann and the costumed members were taken by Mrs. Myrle Devoy. The Committees Mrs. Henry Frohn gave credit and appreciation to the following committees which assisted in making it one of the memorable occa.. sions in Ukiah social events: Reception committee, Mrs. Lindemann, Mrs. Woodworth. Program committee, Mrs. Woodworth as chairman of the Young Adult Group. Decorations, Mrs. Robert Becker for Circles A-B. Refreshments, Mrs. Everett Evans and Circle D.. Furniture and lighting, Mrs. Rita Saulsberry directing a high school group. Highlights Music on old-fashioned themes directed by Eugene Corl?ett and vocal selections by Mrs. Branson, MRS. MARY WILLIAMS. 93. was honored as ihe oldest living msm- ber of the Methodist church when their Golden Jubilee was Celebrated March 18. Hat sister. Mrs. Nancy Akezs ,i79. was also an honore«. Both are dBughtera of the pioneer Redwood Valley R. W. Jameson family. Mrs. Williams, who was photographed in hevho^e at 124 Ford slrest, has been a member of the local church for 79 years. , • i' . R^E.A. Confei-ence Called By Poulos Ardinner'meetlng called by Paul Poulos, vice president.of the Redwood Empire Association, was held Wednesday night in the dining room of the Maple Cafe when the matter of promoting greater tourist travel through the Ein- pire, was the chief topic. R,E.A. Presidgn Al Beecher of Lakeport and John Boucher, field executive from San Francisco, attended, with the following local members of the association: George P. Anderson, H. W. Brown, R. F. Clarke, H. M. Cochrane, Ralph Hogan, R. L. Hollander, F. W. Sandelin, Jr., Arthur Schilder, Vln,C9 Lotti and Don Macmillan of Hgplahd a"nd Earl Maize of Wll- llts. 'The Empire association, says President Beecher, is now prepared to extend its urge to see the redwoods into southern Cali-i Iprnia, to .induce tourists from that section, and those who come tiiere on vacation, to make their trip complete by seeing the empire cpuirties.;;;;;'iV,, ;: •• . 1 • ! :;'• Mr, Boucher will remain in this county and make periodical calls into • different sections in the interest of greater tourist travel. NEBRASKA VISITOR HERE Mr. and Mrs. John Woodworth, Jr.; with Mr. Wood worth's sister, Mrs. Walter Gartner, spent Saturday in San Francisco, shopping, visiting and sight-seeing. Mrs. Gartner, of Hastings, Neb. has been a visitor at the Woodworth home for the past week. OrangesV were first introduced Ihtp California in the 18th cen tury but the, first orange 'grpvP was not laid out until the 19th century. • LEGAL NCmOE Mrs. Kirk and Mrs. McCabe—Mrs. Kirk in a quaint southeni-belle costume having hoop-skirt tr6uble, at the piano—Mrs. Beckley bringing a blush to Joseph and Van Allen cheeks when she recounted the story of Phil Joseph bringing his chic "French girl" to a Sunday school event, who, under "her" veil, turned out to be the now dignified Dr. Van Allen; Mrs. Ha'-ader, lovely as a Victorian dream as Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair; Mrs. Frohn, a picture as the gypsy in. the sweetheart skit; Mr. and . Mrs. Earl Snyder in the happy ending of the skit, and very realistic; Mrs. Devoy, looking like a Vogue illustration as Peggy O'Neill; Mrs. Lawrence as an authentic hard- rock miner's daughter^ Clementine; Mrs. Stotts, a lovely Indian maid; Mrs. Hunt looking ready to stutter as K-K-K-Katy; Mrs. Hinds, sweet as a garden pink in April, as the Old Fashioned girl; Mrs. Woodworth, as serene as Sylvia herself in blue taffeta with one effective camellia; Mrs. Snyder, generously forgi^'ing her husband for recalling "all those girls"; Mrs. Lucia Cleland, taking a bow for work well done. The profusion of spring blossoms and the buffet supper table with its crystal punch service and candles on a lape cloth; memories of early-day Methodists who sat in the "Amen corner" and worried the current minister when they failed to give with sufficient Amens; the old days when Oak street mud ruined the girls' best Sunday high-buttoned ' shoes — courtship days and walking home the long way 'round — and the evangelists shook the congregation over the flery pit and preached sin and perdition. Siate of Cnlifarnla Uepartment ot Public 'Worka , Dlvtelon ot Hishnayit NOTICE! TO CONTBACTOnir Sealed proposals will be repelved at the oftlce of the State Highway Engineer, Room 373, Public Works Bufldlne, Sacramento, California, until 2 o'clock p.m. on Aprll'7, 19«8, at which time they will'be pubHoly opened and read In the Asaertbljr Room of said building, for l<Sttn- structlng State Hlerhway In ac«6r«lk ance with the Specifications thire- for, to wlilch' special referert'ctf' la made, as follows: Mendocino County, between l ,r> mllas s6uth of Forsythe Creek and 3.5 miles ' north of Forsythe Creek (1-Men-l-C.D) about five and tw'o- tenths (B.2) miles in length to' be graded and surfaced with .plant- mlxert EurfaolnB on cement treated base, and a steel beam bridge to be: constructed. . • Bids are- required for the entire work described herein. In.accordance with the proyislBns. of Section 1770 of the Labor Code, the Department of Public Works has nsoortalnea the general prevailing rate of wapeci applicable to the work to be done to be as follows:, Bote ClasHlfloallon per hour Apprentice oiler, power >ihov ,pra or .'prunes ll'.65 Asi)h'alt-j)Iant.,eogi.neer- ,,, 2.1(>? Asphalt spieadlng machine operator 2.10, Blnstei-s-Powdormen .,.:...... 1,06.; Boxmen or mixer oper- ' ' ator (concrete or asphalt-. ' ' ' plant) ....... 1.80' Carpenter ,... 2.00. Cement finishol- (journeyman) 2.025 Concrete mixer operator (up to one yard) 1,7^", Concrete mixer operator (over ' one yard aiid paving type). 2,06 Concrete vibrator operator ., 1,525 Donlck operator , 2;2B Fireman in hot plant Ii76 Flagman 1,'30 ,7ackhanimer operator 1.525 Laborer 1;30 Mechanical finisher operator (concrete or asphalt) ChTgh- way or street work)^ 2,10 Oil distributor bootman . ,,,, 1,425 Operator of power shovel nnd/or other excavating equipment with shovel type controls (up to and including one yard) 2,25 Operator of power shovel and/or other excavating : equlTimenl with siiovel type controls (over one yard) 2.40 Painter (brush) ,...'. .,2.00 Painter (sprf.y) ,,,, 2.00 Painter (structural steel) 2.0,0 Pile driver hoistman or operator '..; 2.25 Pile driver man ' 2.126 Power grader operator (power pinner, motor patrol or any type power blade) 2.25 Reinforcing steel worker .... 2.00 Roller operator 2.10 Structural sleol worker 2.25 Tractor driver ,,, 2,10 Truck driver (IS cubic yards water level capacity or i. more) 1,8026 Truck driver (14 cubic yards, and less than 18 cubic yards water level capacity) 1,7375 Truck driver (8 cubic yards- and less than 14 cubic yards- water level capacity) 1.075 Truck driver (4 cubic yards and less than 8 cubic yards water level capacity) .....1.4876 Truck driver (leaa than 4 . . cubic yards water level capacity) 1.40 Any classlflcation omitted ' . • herein not less than 1,S0 Overtime—one and one-half (1%) times the above rates, Sundays and holidays—one and one- half (1^) times the above rates. Plans may be s^n, and forms of proposals, bonds, contract, and speolUcatlons may be obtained, at the office of the State Highway Engineer, Public Works Building, Sacramento, California, and -they may bo seen at the offices of; the District Engineers at L>OB Angeles and San Francisco, at the office of the District Engineer of the District in which the work is situated, and at the office of the Associated General Contractors In San - Francisco, No bid will be considered unless it Is made on a. blank form furnished by the State'Highway Engineer and is made in accordance with the provisions of the Proposal Requirements and Conditions set forth under Section 2 of the Standard Specifications. Each bidder must be licensed and also prequallfled as required by law. (See said Proposal Requirements and Conditions.) ;' The Department of Public Works reserves the right to reject any or BlI bids. DKPARTM^NT OF PUBLIC WORKS, DIVISION OP HIOHWAYS, O. T. McCOY, State Highway Engineer. Dated March 12, 104S, a-12, 19, 25 The Redwood Lumber Industry brought an >11,677,846 PAYROLL into Humboldt iindM last year! THIS IS BOB TURNER; LOGGER Bob may be; you or your neighbor. He's one of the many men ai\d women in your community who earn their Jiving in the Redwood Lumber Industry. He's a good worker .. and he earns good money. Last year. Bob and his fellow workers .,. in the 'woods, in the mills, in mill offices,.. had a combined pay check that totaled $11,677,846! THIS IS THE TOWN BOB LIVES IN Like many of his co-workers, Bob owns his own home. His kids go to school along with yout^. He is a taxpayer. A good part of the money he earns in the mills helps pay the wages of everybody on the 'local payroll; supporting the firehouses, school's, churches and public officials. He's glad he can pay taxes. He's pfoud as punch of his hometown! Y > THIS IS THE TURNER FAMILY'S GR 6 CER Bob's got a baker and a butcher and a milkman who send him monthly bills, too! But, over and above his family living expense?, Bob manages to sock a fait amount in his savings account. Every payday! In the bank his money earns interest for him and for the bank. AU in all, Bob's transactions add up to a pretty brisk pkce of local business! THIS IS THE COMPANY HE WORKS FOR It'.s one of the eight lumber companies who, together, form the Redwood Operators Committee! Bob's company, like the other.?, is an old and vital part of Humboldt and Mendocino county communities. From the company's woods and mills a mighty Stream of gold, flows into thousands of pockets just like Bob Turner's. There's undoubtedly some of it in youri! THE REDWOOD OPERATORS COMMIHEE 100 Bush Street, Room 2400 San Francisco 4, Calif. Aitata Redwood Companit • Ctspai lumbtr Company " DolliMi I Carson Lumbei Company • Holmes Eurelia Lumbal Company Norlhafn Dedatixxl lui.ibei'Company • The Pacific Lumbal Company ' Kociiport Redwood Company • Union Uimliei Comtin>

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