Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California on April 2, 1948 · Page 3
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jUlDAy, AlPRIL 2, 1948 DISPATCH DEMOCRAT, UiaAH, CALIFORNIA PAGE THREI'T 10, 20, 80; 40. 60 YEARS AGO When Milir and Myers Automobiles Met TEN YEARS AGO April 8. 1938 Sjpiking reports that service will eventually be abandoned north of Vfilllts, President E. J. Maggard otsthe Northwestern Pacific told lihe.Eureka Chamber of Commerce Saturday that through service between Sausauto and Eureka will ijjot be abandoned, but will be resumed by April 15! Jht. Col. Alex Hi Thomas has been appointed military training camt> association representative for rtehdocsno county. He will be in- charge of the association activities ini,enrolling suitable men. for -the 1938 training camp . ,^;Sdward Sousa of Oakland has purchased the Alpers ranch on the Sherwood road abou); five miles wept of Wlllits, consisting of 800 '< acres with a fair amount of farm ' lands and good buildings. He will take' possession iiAmediately and wiU Operate a stock and dairy ranch. • A heifer calf was born at the W, A. Moore ranch near Willits Sun- dpy entirely without a- tail. • Three state engineers engaged inijurveying the damage to county roads and bridges Went from Lay- ioijyille to Covelo-Tuesday in the company of Supervisor Duane Bit- ienbender and County Surveyor, Ed: Smith. T*e engineers will spend the remainder of the week surveying prior roads in the Willits ,.and Fort Bragg districts for theiir report to the state department. •' Vagabond Housewife, which ap- jpears in the April issue of the Caliifomia Monthly, publication of tfniverslty of California, is written fcy ,Nita Gunderson, formerly of JRedWood Valley and a graduate of Ukiah high'school in 1924. The story is of the perigrinations of the Guhdersons since their marriage in 1931/-As the wife of an engineer of'ithe'U. S. Bureau of Public RoaSs she has lived in 14 homes in'^ven years, all in California, a 'nd-the homes have ranged all the ^ay from a deluxe city paartment »tp ;a'tient-without a floor.; iSarsonage by Dr. Breckinridge. At; Pacific; high noon of that day Roy Hichie ' and 'Miss Annie Mitchell'were married and Dr. Breckinridge officiated at a 2 o'clock cereignony for William Ladley and Miss Helen Grace Edringtqn, both of Napa. George Finne, a former resident of Ukiah, will be a candidate for sheriff of Lake county, if he yields to th6 solicitations of hisi-friends. Finne has been superintendent of the Lake County Canning'Com­ pany for some time. The Henryy Bowen livery stable at Willits, which has beep 6losed for the;past year, has been leased by Dryden & Goodrich.. ; ^ A knitting tea , was' ^iven on Thursday of last week by; Mrs. James Hurt of Covelo andVas attended by 20 of her friends..; Th^ post office department is again calling for bids for' a . mail route between Mendocino and Ukiah, with the intention of reestablishing former service. Wheat and wheat products were taken off the menus of the hotels of the county last Friday in re- spbnse to a request of the food administration, that iveiryone pledge complete abstinence from wheat until the next harvest in order to supply the American and French legions with bread in Eu- TWENTY YEARS AGO . ,: "A party of Salvation Army offi^ , 'Fi ieife arrived. at North Spurr Wed- 4 ^.i4 ^^nesday saying they had been in' (i ^'formed that somewhere in the wilds between North Spurr and Camp Seven there was a lost lake. With a, small pack and food for pjife day, they'struck out into the vUderhess to discover the famous landmark. It was their misfortiftie, hbW ^ver, to become lost themselves and after wandering through the dense thicket for four .days'and nights without'food or slielt^r, they finally reached a JiigJi/elevation and took bearings which; lvoue:ht them back to their Sfartirig point. .•vjA: 5. Hichards, manager of the . "llibleMoimfain ranch near Albion, Wfis; seriously injured the first of tfie".:CWeek when his ' riui-away liorse threw him from the buggy a );>4 ,dragged him some distance before hie could free himself. At the Albion hospital he was found to h^ve suffered six broken ribs and a bad cut on his head. The Cooper home at Willits was destroyed by fire Thursday night ^di:aU its contents, at a loss of about $5000. The place is better known as the Lau home. '.The Albion company mill was obliged to close for one day on account "of the high water caused by ^he- last storm. The pit through fWhich the main belt runs was im^ with filter water. '.A-sneak thief brok^ into the garage of Father Anthony of the Catholic church.at Mendocino and •)( stole, two brand new tires and a Tim Tuesday night. . A„ A. Wilson, accountant for the Iforthwesteru Redwood Company the past 25 years, resigned the first • of the month. He was the oldest employee of the company ahd he and Mrs. 'Wilson were given S farewell party and have left for, southern California. : The railroad commission has au- th'dmed the Central Mendocino County Power Company to transfer to the Willits Water Company the .'Vfater .system and property of the corporation. The Willits Water Company was recently organized for the purpose of taking over and operating the property under a contract for installment payments. I i1 '• THIRTY YEARS AGO • April 5. 1918 Supervisor Fairbanks is having a. new wagop road built between 'Willits and Irmulco. Connections Will- be made between Irmulco and North Spurr, so that auto- inobilos can go through to , Fort Biragg. Dave Sawyers has a crew of nien at work on the road and they expect to have it ready for travel by May 1. Three weddings in one day is a good record, even for Ukiah. On April 4, Cudge Hiatt and Miss Zelma Wood, both of Hopland, were married at the Presbyterian srr. raciiic; , , Miss Irene IJildreth will give a matinee'Satvrday at Mark's Opera House,- • presenting .Ma's New Boarder, with a cast of high school students. Volhey Sewell left this' week for Loyalton to take a position in the electrical department of the Roberts Lumber Company. Marriage licenses were issued this week to John M. Hale and Lillian Irwin, both of Willits, and W. A., Baird and Mary Meece of Ukiah.'., ; ; L. B. English was up from Largo, l^e is now the manager of the old i/ong Ranch, owned by the American Hop & Barley Company, and'ha? 75 acres of hops to attend to. • : • William Street of San Francisco has bought D. B. Park's harness and saddlery business. ropo. Oscar Sanford of Ukiah and Gladys. Snider of Willits- were married Tuesday in San Francisco, where they are spending a short honeymoon. The groom is a'prom­ inent hop grower of Ukiah yalley, who has lived here for the past 36 years.. ; .FORTY YEARS AGO ApriMD, 1908 ' Those interested in the cafnnery business, of which so much has been said of late, met last week and completed the business of in- 'corporating. Over $4000 worth of stock has .' been: taken, which is sufficient to establish the enterprise. Robert Duncan was selected attorney and the following directors named; E; B. Garner, J."E. HoUiday, J. C. Johnson, P. M. Cunningham and O. Cleveland. Bert Van Nader has built himself ^&n automobile'and wiU use it on his R.F.D. route. He got the running gears of an old machine and began to build on, here and there, until apparently ho has as good & car as any in tpwn. A big White Steamer passed through Ukiah Thursday enroute to Sherwood where it, will be pressed into sei-vice by the Overland Stage Company. Four of these machines have been purchased. The Willits Oil Comjjany is now selling its first issue of stock and work on the v^ell will be resumed on May 1, or as soon as the weather will permit. The noon train from San Francisco Saturday carried a vestibule combination express and mail car and two vestibule day coaches, the first ever seen on the Northwestr • FIFTY YEARS AGO April 8, 1898 Seymour Marks died Thursday morning after an illness of one day. He was a large property owner and had lived in this county for a number of years. . J. S. O'Neal of Hopland is in town, today on business and reports that a meeting held at Kelseyville a few days ago to discuss the opening of the old Squaw Creek and Cloverdale toll road met with the approval of the people present. A petition for private subscription to the enterprise was circulated and $800 subscribed in a short time. Last Friday evening Sam Laughlin, proprietor of Fort Brown, gave a dance in his celebrated wayside inn and everybody in the vicinity was there, with quite a number from Potter Valley, Hot Springs, Cold Creek and Lake county. Dr. and Mrs. Burns of San Francisco were in Ukiah a, few dpys this v/eek on.business. Dr. Bums visited Orr Springs with' a view of purchasing the property and making it a resort. . William Edwards of Redding .and Miss JWinnie Clineschmidt of Mendocino were married in Ukiah on April 4. ' , Dr. W. Gay Edmuhdson of Willits was intlkiah tl-.is week looki ing for a location. The board of supervisors passed an ordinance Wednesday separating the offices of sheriff and tax collector and ' clerk and auditor. This will give an opening for two more candidates on each ticket. The salary of the auditor is $1500 and the tax-collector $2000. . Luther Redemeyer of Manchester was in Ukiah this week. He went to Willits and Laytonville to look over the Middleton and Goforth ranches that were recently willed to him by his father. Dr. Charles W. Chalfant of Ukiah and' Miss Mary Singleton of Kansas Cityt were married April 4 in San Francisco, j ^ News From Hopland HOPLAND, March 31.—A Hot Time In Hopland, is the headliner for the American Legion, Hopland Post bazar on that date. It's this coming Saturday night, and it is said that if you do not have a good time it will be your own fault. Two ^'aluable door prizes, dancing, cards, and entertainment for the children. A real family affair. Don Macmillian is chairman, and Messers. Rock, Taylor, Rohcco and Metzler are the committee to see to it that you have a good time. Mrs. Leila Hopper spent Easter Sunday in Philo with the Ruonavaara family. Mrs. Ruonavaara, formerly Lorraine Hopper, Is her daughter. ' Mrs. Bill Goodman and children spent Easter week visiting in. Balinas Bay with her parents, the Ernie Rupke family, returning home on Sunday evening. April 10, the P.T.A. and the Hopland Legion Auxiliary are jointly sponsoring a dance undev the direction of Mrs. Dorothy Abert, president of the local P.T.A., and Mrs. Helen Taylor, president of the Legion Auxiliary. The dance will take place in the Hopland high school gymnasium. April 6, Army Day, Hopland school band will lead the parade in the festivities at Ukiah. The American Lei;ion building committee are progressing nicely with plans for the building and building site. The call for bids will shortly be submitted by the county supervisors. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Migge, of San Bruno, daughter and son in law of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Rock, werb Easter Sunday visitors here. Kenneth Migge, son of the Francis Migge's and Michael Rock, a nephew, accompanied the Migge's on their return trip, after spending the Easter vacation week v/ith their grandparents Mrs. Otis Goodman took her children to Salinas- to visit through Easter vacation week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bagby. They returned home late Sunday night, Mrs. Goodman tells of a trip her father and mother are taking to Colorado and Kansas, visiting relatives on the way to Baxter Springs, Kansas, where Mrs. Bagby's mother is still living. June Heitz and Bea Prinselaar spent Easter vacation week in Oakland with June's brother. Frank Barilini, Sr., father of Frank Barilini, Jr., foreman on the Bliss ranch on the Lake county road, took his father to a Santa Rosa h-ospital on March 29, seriously ill with pneumonia. The Bari­ lini family were former residents of the Geyserville-Alexander valley section. Mr. Barilini is 77 years old. Mrs. Barilini will stay with her son Frank until her husband returns home. Mrs. Jenny Macmillian, mother of I>on Macmillian of Hopland, spent feaster week here visiting with her son and greeting old friends. Judge and Mrs. Sturtvant in their home south of Ukiah, entertained Mrs. Macmillian while she was here. She attended her church in Ukiah on Easter Sunday, Gus Defaraia recently underwent an operation for appendicitis and hernia. It is reported that he is doing nicely. Mrs. A. E. Petray of Healdsburg and Mrs. Donald Petray of Santa Rosa are visiting at the Percy Hopper home. Mrs. Marie Doty of Layfayette spent a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Hopper, the first of the week. Mrs. James Busch and her child- ran visited in Napa over Easter with her parents- M,r. and Mrs. Mason. INSTRUMENTS RECORDIED RoadW^ker Loses Foot Henry Franks, Hurt On County Highway Job In Potter Henry E. Franks of the Talmage road, Ukiah, lost his right foot when a boulder dropped from the hillside Friday mornng while he was engaged in county road work north of Potter Valley on the Eel River road. The Ukiah ambulance in charge of Frank Lange was rushed to Potter and was met east of there by a pickup containing the injured man. At the Ukiah General Hospital Dr. J. E. Massengill performed an amputation above the ankle. The loot was all but severed from the ankle apd was held only by shreds of flesh and tendons and the bone of the leg was shattered above the ankle making it necessary to amputate between the foot and knee. Franks was working with Adrial Etter of 717 West Clay street in the operation of the bulldozer. The operations were oh the Lake Pillsbury road near Trout creek where the banks are steep and the rock dropped on him without warning, • Pranks is the son of the late Jack Franks who for seven years was an. employe of the Horst ranch when Walter Witherell was manager. He is a veteran of the last war, 30 years of age and has been married tibout a;^year. His father died a year'ago a*nd the mother, a semi-invalid, has made her home with the son since her husband's death. Boy Scout Camp Noyo will open June 26 this year, it was announced by Steve Yaeger, council scout commissioner, and there vrill be two 2-week periods, two 1-week periods, and a pioneer week. The price of the camp this year will be $13 per week. Al Christopherson, field executive of Sonoma-Mendocino Council, will be resident camp director, and Ken Hickenbottom, field executive,- wUl have charge of the commissary and business. John Dimatratis will again cook for the scouts. A large group of scout leaders from the council ynO. go to Camp Noyo on the weekend of May 1, 2, to get the camp in readiness for the summer season. These plans were announced at the comrnissoner's meeting held in Healdsburg Monday, March 22. Other matters discussed were the Soout-o-Rama, the big scout show to be held at the Fair pavilion in Santa Rosa on April 24; and a high Sierra 10-day trip for senoir scouts to be made late in August. The future of hunting depends upon the good sportsmanship and responsibility of hunters themselves, L. G. (Whitie) Foster, told members of Boy Scout troop 45 at their meeting in Municipal clubhouse Tuesday night. Practically all hunting ground is no\v owned by ranchers who are willing to permit hunting on their premises if hunters are careful, he said. Gates left open, fires left burning, ranch livestock shot by mistake, and orchards pilfered and fences cut are some of the reasons why much private property is posted against hunters, he told them He demonstrated safe practices with firearms, Orville Coleman, scoutmaster, announced the annual Scout-O- Rama will be held in Santa Rosa April 24, Troops from Sonoma and Mendocino county will put on a portion of the program. Parents and friends are invited and tickets will be placed on sale by local Scout members. COMPENSATION AWARDED An awardof $64 compensation has been made to Fred Grote of IJkiah by the state industrial accident commission for the disability he suffered in May, 1947, while working at the Ray Lumber Company. in the foresfrbund,lhe white sedan of Wilbert Myers of Talmage is shown, caihera-cdiiiered by the Journal man sobn after it had crashed Sifloihb carol Mr. and Mrs.:Don Muir of Willits, injuring Mr. and Mrs. Mutr. According id the investigating oHicers. Myers drove out of the Cypreiis Auto Court into the path of the Mujr car. Joins Ukiah Firm ilkiab Riding Club Prepares For June Roundup; Juniors To Highliglit Event On the heels of the last raindrop, Ukiah Riding club members were out limbering their mounts for the Spring Roundup which has been set for Simday, June 6, at the Fairgrounds. Their program, a combination rodeo, horse^ show and gymkana, was approved at a meeting March 18 and annoxmced today by President 'Verne Davis. It promises to be a showy- event with variety enough to suit the preferences of all lovers of good horses, good riding and good entertainment. Norman Buhn was named general manager of the show. George Dietterle and William Chessal will be the timers. Outside judges will be brought in to decide the awards ai.d Robert Harmon will serve as clerk. Plenty of emphasis will be placed on junior classes in the entries, to encourage the youngsters who organi2.ed their own club early this month, sponsored by the adults. The boys and girls under 16, who 'Will compete, are not new to the show ring. Many have already brought home cups and ribbons, in local and nearby shows. G. L. "Bing" Bingham, is chairman of the junior classes. Ben Edwards heads the parade committee. Three classes for children have been scheduled and 11 lor adult contestants. Events approved and chairmen named were: Brono Riding. W. A. De Spain Calf Roping Richey Morgan Cowgirl Contest (special feature) Henry Keller Stock Horse Class, Ralph Richardson Hackamore . Jack Spinelli Stake Race— Norman Buhn Musical Chairs Bert Richey MAnCH 16, 1949 DEEDS Ellis McGlaughlin et al to Geo Schneider, land in T15N R16W. Elsie Frost to Harwood Mem Parl^ Inc, land in T21N R15W. PENDENCY OF ACTION Robert Parker et al vs D C Smith,' admin Est of Mary McPeak, deed, land in Ukiah. MORTGAGES Lloyd Barrass et ux to Bk Covelo, livestock located.30 miles E ' of Covelo. Melvin Mace et al to Mercantile Acceptance Corp, household furniture and automobile. James Crawford et ux to Rdwd Emp Prod Cr Assn, crops grown 1948-49-50-51 located on James Crawford ranch N of Hopland, also spray rig and equipment. Albert Webb et ux to Rdwd , Emp Prod Cr Assn, livestock and crops, grown 1948-49-50-51 located on Webb ranch in Coyote Valley. NOTICES OF INTENDED SALE Elmer/Evans et ux to Edwin Carlson et al, premises known as Evan's Variey Store, Fort Bragg; sale to take place at law offices of Norman Johnson, Fort Bragg. Maurice Parrish et al to Floyd McKinney, property known as A&M Cafe located at Philo. Sale to take place at said restaurant. SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT Abel,Lodge No 146, F&AM to Montgomery Ward Co, property located in 'Ukaih. CERTIFICATE OF AMOUNTS St Calif to Jackson Val Lmbr Co, total amount $266,61. St Calif to Edna Anderson, dba White Cottage, total amount $22.47. V4 -Mile Cowboy Race, Ladd Thomas Trail Horse Class (Men) _ .Verne Davis Trail Horse Class (Womeri) Bert Richey Open Jumping Class, "Bing" Bingham Contestants are expected from many points in northern California. The Ukiah show is known for its real western flavor. Its participants and sponsors are largely working cowboys, and livestock men. Horse lovers from all walks of life make up the membership of the riding club, which is an affiliate of the California Horsemen's Association. FUNERAL DIRECTORS MEET Redwood Empire Funeral Directors association plan to hold their April meeting at the Ukiah Municipal clubhouse on April 29 where dinner will be served. Walter Eversole, president of the group announces that plans are nuder way to secure a speaker, for the meeting. OAKLEYS LEAVE UKIAH Mr and Mrs. Elwood Oakley, and their daughter Louise, who spent the winter in Ukiah, left Monday for their home in Pennsylvania. Before their departure they were honored at a party at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Snyder with Mrs. Luther Bean and Mrs. C. B. Squier as hostesses. The Snydevs are native Pennsylvanians. The occasion was also a housewarming for their newly purchased home. Other guests were Vincent and Miss Mary E. Giomo, Mrs. Olive Busch, Miss Daisy Rogers. VISIT IN FRESNO Mr. and Mrs. Almon Cox and Mr. and Mrj. Kelley Cox, of Talmage, went to Fresno for Easter with Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Cox, parents of the two men who are brothers. Other members of the family gathered there for Easter Sunday and the party returned home Sunday night. Joining Stanley Lance as a partner in the Ukiah Funeral Chapel this week is Rodney L. Zimmerman. Born and educated in Ukiah, Zimmerman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Zimmerman, 518 North Bush street. He is a greduate of Ukiah Union high school and of the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and holds a California state mortician's license. The new funeral home partner has purchased the interest in the Ukiah Chapel formerly held by C. C. Simic. Wives of the two firm partners will assist as attendants at services conducted by the chape!. Zimmerman returned to Ukiah in 1946 after serving with the 0th Army aUr forces in Europe.' Southwest's New Daily Flight Begins April I With a 7-hour day in San Francisco and return the same evening now made possible, Ukiah airline service has been importantly added to by Southwest Airways' new schedules, effective April 1, An additional dally weekday flight will originate and terminate at Eureka, It will leave this city's airport for San Francisco at 9:24 a,m. and return at 6:32 p.m. Southwest's other flights through Ukiah have been set ahead to conform with daylight saving time. Humboldt State Choir Coming Here April 13 The Humboldt State Choir of 35 voices will" sing at the Baptist church at 8 o'clock on Tuesday, April 13, in making its annual tour of northern California, providing an interesting program which includes a group of selections by the Madrigal Singers. Some difficulty is expected in finding accommodations for the group and if anyone in the community will entertain one or more of the members overnight it will be appreciated if they will telephone Mrs. Vernon Bickford at 515-J, or the pastor at 393. Mr, and Mrs. Hale Chaney and Steven, their son, have moved into their new home on Cochrane avenue. They came to Ukiah a year ago from Vallejo. MARCH 17. 1948 DEEDS Alfred Donner et ux to Charles Dickinson et ux, land in T21N R15W. Sage Land & Lmbr Co to Cyril Tyrrell, alnd in T23N R17W. Kirby Ford to Pamelia Ford, undivided '/6 interest, land in lot 15, Yokayo rancho. Florence Woolley to Harold Vincent et ux, land in lot 128, Yokayo rancho. Harold Marshall et ux to Russell George et ux, land In T18N R17W. James Cleary et ux to Robert McCoUum et ux, land in TlIN R17W. Robert McCollum et ux to William George et ux, land in T17N R17W'. Walter Frick, Jr, et al to Rockport Rdwd Co, land in T22N Rnw. Shirley Rasmussen to Rockport Rdwd Co, land in T22N R17W. James Downing et ux to Paul ] Eaton et ux, land in T21N R15W. Paul Baton et ux to Grace ' Snowden, land in T21N R15W. I Elmer Walker et ux to Dorothy ' Key, land in T14N R16W. j SETTING ASIDE ESTATE Est of Herbert Larson, deed, distributes to Beatrice Larson land near Talmage. DEEDS OF TRUST Harold Vincent et ux to Mendo Co Title Co, trustee for Florence Woolley, land in lot 128 of Yokayo rancho. William George et ux to Mendo Co TiUe Co, trustee for Robert McCoUum et ux, land hi T17N R17W. MORTGAGE Russell George et ux to G Romeri, land in T18N R17W. AGREEMENT Masonite Corp to William Reiter et al, land in T15N R13W, grants use of road proposed to'be constructed. LEASES Lee Marshall et al to Curtis Dunbar et al, land in Ukiah, term of 3 years. B A Kelly, owner, lease building known as Trotsky Meat Market, Willits, for term of 3 years. GRANT OF EASEMENT Ernest Vamos to Mary York et al, easement for a private roadway over lands in lot 140, Yokayo rancho. BILL OF SALE Sage Land & Lmbr Co to Cyril Tyrrell, land in T23N R17W, right to cut and remove timber, redwood and flr. any time within'3 years. MAHCH 18. 1948 DEEDS Bessie Bittenbender to John Purdy et Ux, land in Willits. Jack Howe, Jr, et ux to John Hemphill et ux, land in Willits. Victor Del Grosso to Edgar Layton, land in T16N R15W. Madge Lude et al to Waldo Barnes, land in T22N R14W. Douglas Fister et ux to Harry Howell et ux, land in T18N R17W. Mrs Genevieve Yates to S R Davina et ux, land in lot 152 of Yokayo rancho, Andy Closs et ux to Russeh McPherson, land in Ukiah N Add. Lee Kremer et ux to Peter Paoli et ux, land in Fort Bragg. FINAL DISTRIBUTION Est Margaret Cockes, deed, distributes to M A Nolan personal property and land in Caspar. QUIETING TITLE Luella Wright vs Joseph Wright, land in lot 92, Yokayo rancho. DEEDS OP TRUST Harry Howell et ux to Corp Am, trustee and Bk Am, land in T18N R17W. S R Davina et ux to Mendo Co Title Co, trustee for Svgs Bk Mendo Co, land in Yokayo rancno. Russell McPherson to Corp Am, trustee and Bk Am, land in Uicaih N Add. PARTIAL RECONVEYANCE Fed Land Bk of Berkeley to J E Ewing et al, portion of land in lot 152j Yokayo rancho. MORTGAGES Sam Books to Joseph Porno, cottage trailer and cabin located in Ukiah. Philip Brown to Ben Hall, crop of 1948 hops, located on River Rd, known as Higgins ranch. RELEASE OF MORTGAGE S S Steiner, Inc, to Albert Winters. ASSIGNMENT ^ Masonite Options - —(Continued from Page 11— "It still is necessary for vs to distribute our output on an aloca- tion basis, despite a substantial fh-: crease in productive capacity obtained last year through addition of a fourth manufacturing unit to our Laurel plant," he said. "Coupled with this is a desire to 'ifn- prove our service to all lumber, dealers and industrial users ,^,01?,., the west coast. We also believe that the potential industrial development of this region suggests a constantly growing market for our products in the next few years." In addition, production 'has reached a level, Mr. Holland said, where it becomes prudent fat. Masonite to extend its timber.le- sei-ves, and the redwood and fir ! of northern Califoniia are just AS 1 suitable for the Masonite process 'as second-growth yellow i>i|ie, j This is the principal source of raw material for the Laurel plant. Over the last decade ike company has acquired more than 170,000 acres of timber land in Mississippi which it operates under a scientific program of s^ec- tive cutting, replacement planting . and fire control. The Laurel plant/ however, still buys most of the . 'wood it uses from independent contractors. "In our California operations we plan to apply the same modern type of management to our own timber lands," Mr. Holland said,. "and to cooperate fully With all other agencies interested in sustaining and increasing forest resources, "We also intend to conduct an intensive research program on thri development of new uses for wood products and an educational campaign for the utilization,, pf waste timber ordinarily left in the woods by lumbering operations. Members of our development and research staff and,of our forestry staff will have charge of these activities." Mr. Holland pointed out that the start of hardboard production in Mendocino county will create a northern \Califomia market. No substantial commercial demand- now. exists in that territory for small logs and even sawmill slabs and edgings which Masonite can use for pulpwood. Construction of the heavy-dtity truck road into the Albion tract, • which probably will take a year to complete, will tap mtmy large stands of timber along the way. Most of tlieir owners, including the Standish & Hlckey Company and the Union Lumber Company, _ may become Masonite wood cori-" tractors in addition to using the road on a toll basis to transport saw logs. Mr. Holland said, the company could not have com^ , pleted plans lor building the roart without the cooperation of these lumber operators and other land owners. O. R. Mayes of Santa Rosa, re-* cently appointed district manager of Mutual Benefit Health St Accident Insurance company, visite4 members in Ukiah last week. Hi* territory embraces Mendocino, Marin, Sonoma and Lake counties. CHAS. KASCH Attorney and Counselor at Law Odd Fellow* Buildias North Slate St. imah.C«US. Golden State Hotel SAN FRANCISCO'S Powell Street at EIUs In the Hub — But Out of the Hub-bub Choice of Outside-Inside Rooms —: WITH BATH »— Single $2.Sn up; Double $3.S0 up —: WITHOUT BATH ! Single $2.00 — Double $2.50 Lem Shibley LANKERSHIM HOTEL 55 Fifth St. (Near Market) San Francisco, Calif. • ABSOLUTELY FIHEPROOF. 350 BOOMS OF COMFORT IN THE HEART OF S. F. SHOPPING AND THEATER DISTRICT. • Modern Rates SINGLE ... from $1.75 up DOUBLE... from $2.20 up

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