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Ukiah, California
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.I»A(5EEI<SHr DISPATCP DEMO^'XT; UKIAH, CALIf^ORNIA PRroAY, APfelL 30, 1948 Background Facts of S f Masonite Company •' Masonite Corporation, which recently revealed plan? to establish ii plant near Ulclah, is the world's largest nvanufacturer' of woo^ fiber hardboard. The company's .main plant at Laurel, Mississippi, has been in operation nearly 22 years. Net sales in 1947 exceeded $2S,000,000. The number of em- IJloyees is approximately 3300. Hardboard is the generic name for very dense, hard and smooth 'p&ssed wood fiber board. Mason­ ite, the pioneer in the hatdboard field, malies various types which .differ in regard to appearance, 'ttiltkness, strength, hardness, density! and other physical properties. 'They have a wide range of uses in .\be building field and as a basic material in hundreds of industrial' products. Fiber used in their man- u'facture is obtained principally from small logs that have little or or no value in conventional lumbering operations. Even sawmill waste, such as slabs and edgings, can be used Jn the Masonite explosion process. In addition to its hardboard products, the company makes at Chicago a flexible kraft cellulose fiber Insulation in both pajiel and jbl'anket forms. The general offices also are in Chicago. Eugene Holland is president of Masonite Corporation. Other prin- 'Clpal executives include .T. M. Coates, vice president in charge of operations; E. L, Saberson, vice ^•president and advisecto the president; W. G. Stromquist, vice president In charge of sales; C. H. West- piialen, vice president and general .manager of the Laurel plant, and ^en O- Anderson, treasurer. The company's,: pjans for- expansion f o the west 'coast, announced late in March, included purchase of more thR«ij,!\9,000'acres'of redwood timber in Mendocino county and a plant site of approximately 100 acres about two miles north of Ukiah. Masonite will build a private, high-speed truck road from the mill site into its timberland. Owners of other large tracts of timber along this 30-mile rbad are expected to use it on a toll basis. The general manager of Mason­ ite Corporation's newly acquired properties In Mendocino county is E. T. F. Wohlenberg, formerly of Portland, Oregon. He had been forest counSel for the Western Forestry and Conservation Association since 1945. "Masonite is a comparatively young organization, It was incorporated August 31, 1925, under the laws of Delaware, apd the Laurel plant began operation September 2, 1926. But its growth has been as dramatic as its origin was romantic. It all started as an idea in the mind of'one man. That man was 'William H. Mason, inventor of the Masonite process, who was a vice president of the company at the time of his death at Laurel in 1940. He was a research scientist and an authority on wood who earlier in his career had been associated for many years with Thomas A. Edison. Mason had. Worked out ani, improved method for extracting tur- pfentine and resin from lumber, and he went to Mississippi in 1920 to go into that business. One of these plants was operated in connection with the Laurel sawmill of th;e Wausau Southern Lumber Company. When the big saw mills b^an to close down as the timber supply diminished, he turned to —(Continued on Page 6)— SEENATPRM The Sonoma county campaign of Hubert B. Scudder for congress shifted Into high gear, following a meeting over the weekend of half a hundred supporters from all parts of the county Scudder for. Congress headquarters in Santa Rosa. The meeting, a kick-off for an Intensive countywide campaign, was presided over by Leroy Lounibos, prominent Petaluma attorney and county chairman of the Scudder campaign committee. Among the speakers were George Hoberg, former' president of the Redwood Empire< Association, who is chairman of the Scudder campaign committee for the 11 counties of the First district. Candidate Scudder personally reported on a most encouraging trip through most counties of the district. Other counties, he said, will be covered during the week. Elzo Mcpiuskey, ch>airman of the Santa Rosa committee, told of organization activities in t)iis area. He reported, as an outstanding Democrat, that in this non-partisan primary campaign all looks , well for the election of Scudder at the June 1 primary. This prophecy gained weight as each of the following reported on activities within their respective precincts: Fred J. Ollva, Maxwell R. McMillan, Peter J. Wegesser, Leland Guglimetti, J. W. Rutherford and Walter Price. Equally encouraging reports indicating the election of Scudder at the primaries came from 'a Sebaso- pol delegration, whose .spokesmen were Lewis R. Hart, Dr. A. P. Sweetnam, A. M. Garcia, Russell Taylor, Carl Silveira, James O'Connell and Archie Butler. wiiiirsNEWs —(Contliired irotn Page 7)— ; mobile, ReniD Berbacka and Erkki Petttnen were-.'fined .$20 each'byl the' same police judgo. Reatpearr; ing were the; names of Ernest-R.: Rupe who, Iji addition to r fines already due must pay'an additional $30 and Clarence St; Johii',; who also htis anL'tinpaldt balan>;e' with the city. His charge, drunk and fighting; fine $15, St. John' was booked at the poli6e 'frtatlon 'after: his broken',nose^'was>ii'eat*d at the Ho'*^ard Mem'ortaVittespital. His adversary • was'Henry JI,; Davls-bf WiUitey who is undpr:$25: bail. Retired Hardioare Merchant Hem'Found Pleasure In Living On Mountain Ranch Hopland Man Buys Carl Haehl Ranch Showdown Sought • —(Continued from Page 1)— told him, he said, that the state •would approve this and that state money is appropriated for such ^purposes from year to year. Federal aid for hospital construction is available for the next five years.• It will also be determined at the' meeting in Sacramento to what extent the state will interfere if the county decides to build with its own funds. Board members believe such a plan would also have to have full state approval. The county has $75,000 in its hospital construction fund, could vote another $20,000 to $2S,000 in the new budget and probably complete the ilnancing >yith a bond issue, the board members said. Sharp differences in the cost of operating private and county hospitals was illustrated when Dr. Babcock reported present costs in the Willits hospital are now $12.50 per patient per day compared with $4.60 in 1939. Dr. Cleland's figures revealed the county spends an average of $2.09 per bed per day and that this cost has risen from $1.00 in 1939. . A 100-bed hospital wiU be adequate for the next 50 years, according to Dr. Cleland. Supervisor Guy Richwine ridiculed the state's figure of an increase to 100,000 population in this county within the next few years. Attorney Henry Spurr, president of the planning commission, will accompany Chairman Haehl and Supervisors Rcdwine and Safford to Sacramento. Also in the group ^Vlll be Dr. Cleland, and Caulkins will meet them there. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ehrman of Hopland have purchased the Carl Haehl ranch of 522 acres north and west of Cloverdale, a property that had been in the Haehl'fam­ ily for many' years, first belonging to Conrad Haehl, father of Carl Haehl who died about year and a half ago. Since his death Mrs. Haehl has been living in San Francisco. A portion of the ranch, about 10 acres in the Cloverdale city limits, was Isold prior to Haehl's death . and is now known as the Haehl subdivision. On the re maining acreage sold to' the Ehr- mans are prunes, vineyard, hay- land and a winery. Sale of tlie property included the livestock. The new o^wners plan improvements on the place and will make their home there. Ukiah Merchants In Action May 9 The Ukiah Merchants have picked Sunday, May 9, as the date when they will go into action on the home lot in the national,pastime. Their opponent has not been engaged, but Manager Brown will find opposition worthy to meet his youngsters in the opener. Tlie lineup for the first game t)f the season, as seen from the manager's notebook is as follows: Bill Openshaw, pitcher; Harry Bartolomei, catcher; Fred Kirkland, first base; Bob 'Valentini, second base; Garth Lockhart, third base; Leno 'Valentini, shortstop; Doii Myers, left Held; John Myers, center field; Brazill of Boo'iiville, light field. Lou Crone, Glenn 'Vaughn, Zlric I and Beckley are on the roster as utility men. Clyde Foster Is Home From Year In Alaska From Fairbanks, Alaska, Clyde Foster returned last week to visit for a short time with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Foster of Talmage before going on to look after his mining interests in Nevada county. Foster, who was injured working on the road near his mining property last "year and has been on crutches for most of the timei since, has been employed by the U.S. geological survey in Fairbanks in the microscopic department. He has discarded the crutches and expects soon to be rid of a slight limp. His wife is active in musical circles in Fairbanks. i^rooktrails was'the. scene of celebration'of V, E. Specht's 31st' birthday last -Sunday; 'With Vale-i; and wife at ythe initottnal • dihnfer ' was their Son Dennis and the C. V. RuelleS with their son Charles,Jr.' The ' occasion wa? two days early but Sunday was'me only day the ^roup could get together and es'far ais-y. E. Specht knew, the sole celebration. However, on Tuesday evening his wife surprised him With a gathering of friends at a social e'venlhg in their, hom^.- Guests honoring the totally unsuspecting gentleman were Mr. and Mrs. C^eorge Petersen,, Mr. arid JWrs. Frank' Ford,, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heyesfian, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Proyance and children, George Cruse'and!Charles Smith., After saying "Happy Birthday" in the only language needed between, infant Sons ail^d: adoring fathers, son Dennis retired early, leaving the grown iaeople to chatter, coffee, angel food and lemon chiffon cakes. He may ,be a year older, but with celebrations such as these, who would mind it? The Kenneth Roby Home on Redwood avenue wa^ the scene of another waterless Qpdkery dinner. Enjoying the foqa were Mrs. Bea Heckendorf, Bud and Carol HarmW, Herb and BJ»rian Waud, Gordon and Kathy ^Vagenet. Not only did it provide them with in^ .formation and; a good dinner, but aW a charice for a long-neglected .get-together. , If the rain, w^ould let up long enough to dry the flying field, the children of WJUits,could have their impatiently ' awaited kite flyiifg contest. A" 4ate' for the flight; can't be set definitely but kids, just put tl^e kitjfs in a safe place, or have pop make one that Will fly, .and,come d^wn to, the Lions' movie Sunday at the high school auditorium. It'6 the enter- taihment'in lieu of the long promised Easter egg hunt , Point AreniEi Uprinktei tre'eztss'hearl on lawn. SHRINERS TO EAT ABALONE The- annual abalone dinner of the trkoht Shrine Club of Fort Bragg will be held at Caspar, Saturday evening. May 8, at 7 o'clock. Shriners are invited to bring their ladies and have fun, making reservations early. Fezzes are favored. The entertainment committee has a,promise to keep. For the grown ups we suggest the thriUing movies of the World Series, 1947, on May 15, 8 ^jn. They a^e sponspred by the Willits^ Athletic Club and w-ill be shown on that'date in the high school auditoriurn to all atteiid- ing, without charge, "There, isn't any catch to It, Even in this day and age you get something for nothing, ' occasipriallyv The club rnerely asks yqW attendance at their get-acquafritecl'night. The weekend ' f(JUnd, Lakeport, Fort Bragg, Po^t^ Valley, Mendocino, AndersonValley, Upper Lake, Laytoiivllle, Ulciah, Hopland^ Willits, and iC,eggett Valley music students , participatirig ii) ' the bir coiirity music festival Held In 'V^il- lit?. Over. ?00 attended the allr day fiffalr, that; b^gan With the bands parading dpvi^ -ihairi' street and Included .A massed band for­ mation'at the Ijigh schcyol driveway, lunch serVe'df byi the Grange ladies, dancing , for the children in the high school iyrn, choirus nymberst both girls • glee and mixed chorus, and cibncjuded with picked band, aumbprs, Band director was Ralph Murray of Golden, Gate Park Band, fame. While chorus direction . wa? under the able supervisiorj i of Miss Madi Bacori, University' of dalifornia, Berkeley. Not, otxly was talent displayedr but so was a lot of beauty and this is in reference to the charming majorettes. It is human to err^ And we are human. Consequently, after associating the name of Val Petersen with politics and W. D. Ford ^o many times, recently, the name Val Petersen was printed in the April 26 issue instead of. that of George Petersen. Regardless of the.excuses made George Petersen, not Val Petersen, as a member of the Lions and will, assist the other Lions mentioned in making the scheduled ladies night a success; and this, same George Petersen was named among those to attend the nrieetingat Hobergs. With a flaming red, countenance!, gentlemen, I offer a sincere apology and on that note make an ungracious exit. Fred Crow|;ired?';trom the Jjatdware .business "inEm­ eryville 10 • yeprs, ago has/hever found any r^ regret it, lior has he 'found, time heavy on his hands. The Reason for this contentment Isr'a 150-acre, timbered mountaiaranch;on,the Eel river; just''-below, ;Lower Dam where life is .varied and interesting. ' •-,. ... He lives in' the resort- country where hurdling is right up the mountainside and fishing is a matter of steppihg down to the creek — in season,,of course. To keep, from growing tired of his own company -he has: pet deer, and from an aviary comes the singing of birds. Once, seven.years ago, while his sister,- Mrs. Effie'-Brittingham, was living at the ranch 18 inches of s?io\v kespt themj^gw- bpund. • Now she and-jher.^hus-: band have also- bought, a-.'^^place and live nearby; • ' Among, the interesting things tha't' have-happened recently to keep him from'boredom, was the sight illusttatqd in the pici ture. Watering his lawn, he left the .sprinkler on all night and in the morning an enormous white heart decorated the yard. The water had-frozen in lacy crystals. . , Hartstone and Eel River lodges are not far from his ranch and Stotts place is another nearby resort. He: comes, to Ukiah several times a month to phop and see people and if you meet him on the street, v'hite haired, pleasantly rosy of countenance, he's apt to tell you he's found the secret of contentment for the man -who retires — a mountain ranch on the Eel, river. , -A^ Potter^alley News Delegates To Baptist Meet In Fort Bragg Delegates from BajJtlst churches in. this area attended the Clear Lake Baptist association's annual meeting in Fort Bragg Monday and Tuesday for business conferences. Attending from Ukiah were Rev. and Mrs. Leonard G. Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Higgins, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Cook, and Mesdames Elmer Adams, Wilbur Stoughten, Vernon. 3ickfor^; ;nnd . Dan Layman. POTTER VALLEY, ALpril 38.— Julius Rottluff.took.his sisters, Mrs. Edgar Watteniperg, and Mrs. (Jlara Hopper, his niece, Mrs. Claytoti Byers,';and Mrs. W. A. (2ftfmer,tp Santa jtosa and Petaluma,. 'wf|i^re they visited Mrs. Walter .fones„aiid Marion, Mr. and Mrs. WoP<ispn and Martha and Mary Watten-^ berg. The group enjoyed, a picnic luncheon at Rincon Valley., Mrs. R. R. Ingels, Mrs. Bronson Gilloigly, and Mrs. P. B. Welter- man attended the meeting; of^the Saturday atfernoon club inX^iah where tliey served on the hpstess, committee. .Mrs. J. BamJ^ord left Saturday for her home "in San Francisco after a fortnight visit with her niece and nephew, Mr. and, Mrs. Charles Whittaker. \ , Among; the, adults going up to Wnilts to the music festival were Mr. and Mrs, Hurley Kirtlmk,- Mr. and Mrs.i Ray Stainbrook,'Mr. and Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Hook, Mrs. Virgil Norman, tMrs. Lloyd Downes, Mrs.'Ray Thompson, ML-. and' Mrs, Wallace, Miss,Ruth Poland, Elaine Ames. '. j' The Grange held its monthly potluck supper Satufday ijight, after which the, group went upstairs to attend the meeting. ,On the supper committee were Messrs. and Mesdames Don Farnsworth, Tony Peregrina, Ray Nelson, Roland Boyntori, Allen Hughes, Merle Cook, Mrs. E. A. Spotswood, Mrs. Hulbert, and Fred Crowe. Mr. arid l\4rs. Frank Dashieli of San Francisco and Mra. Thad Dashiell of Middletown were calling on Potter relatives and friends Mr: and Mrs. I. C Adams of Callstoga were weekend guests of Mr. Adams' sister, Mrs. May Carmer. Mr. Adams added a great deal to the church service Sunday morning by whistling a number of solos, accompanying himself on the zither. .Mrs. H. Menzies left by plane last Wednesday to visit relatives and friends in North Carolina. Guests of Mrs. E. A. Spotswood Saturday and Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. A. Brimmer of San Francisco, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Richter and^ son Robert of San Jose, Mr. and Mrs.' LaWrehce Von Sdiriltz and Erpest ;i^ichter of Tabnage and Mr. and Mrs; Vernon 'Leard and children of Ukiah. Pptter ; • ladies who drove to Ukiah last .Wednesday to hear the talk on gardening before the Ukiah Garden Club included Mesdames Jahies Shelton, WH- burn Brown, Lawrence Bufford, Bert Whittaker", Ernest Moo,dy, Dyton Bonham, James Nichols, Percy Whitconjb, Vane Thornton and Herbert Pickle. ' , Mr. and Mrs. James Shelton and children visited friends and relatives in Willits Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. AUie Bailey of Rincon road, Santa Rosa, Mr. and Mrs. Munson and Mrs'. Sprague of Oakland were in the valley Sunday calling on old friends. Mr. and Mrs. Bailey formerly own- ; ed, and lived where Mr. ana Mrs Bert Duim now reside. ; "Mrs. Herbert 'Whittaker has sold her ranch in Lower Potter, known as tlie Jones place, to Mr. and Mrs! Bernard of Healdsburg. • , Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sides joined friends at Cloverdale Sunday and drove over to the Geysers. ;Mr. and Mrs. Max Corbett and Jim Corbett of Oakdale were guests Saturday of Max and Jim's i brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Don Farnsworth arid Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fox, enjoyed a trip to the coast Thursday, ; Among Pptter people who took advantage of the low tide Sunday morning to get abalones were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pauli, Ray Ingels, Orville Frost and Lloyd Hughes, •IVfr. and Mrs. Lawrence Clark and sons, drove, to Fort Bragg Sunday to see Mrs; Clark's grandmother, who is a patient in the Fort Bragg hospital. Tuesday the girls' and Boys' .baseball teams of the Redwood Valley grammar school came over to ^lay Potter. Our girls won, but the visiting, boys carried home the top score. Last Monday night M*. and Mrs. Orville Frost were hosts to a group of dinner guests after which pictures of their recent trip were shown. Those enjoying the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hughes, Mrs. E. A. Spotswood, Mrs. J. J. Thornton and Mrs. P. B. Westerman. Monday of this week Mr. arid Mrs. Frost again entertained din ner guests. In the group were Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Ingeis, Mr. and Mrs. Cerdic Thornton, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Smalley, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dunham, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Pauli, Mrs; Billie Foster and Dick Smalley, Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wallace were Leonard Svenson and his fiancee. Miss Adrienne North of ukiah, and Mr. ^and Mrs. Harry Banks of Woodland. Mr. Banks and. Mr. Wallace were college friends in Southern California. Dbs Rios P.T.A. Installs New, Offfciers For Year Dos, Rios Parent-Teachers Association held its regular meeting April 21-at 2:30 p.m. at the Dos Rios, linipn school. - Election and installation of officers was the order of the day. The outgoing president, Mrs. Gipson was presented with gifts by the members of the local unit and refreshments were served. —E. Geyer, secretary. BIRTHDAY DINNER GIVEN A birthday dinner for about 25 guests honored the birthday of Chaplin A. Williams,in the Willian-is home at 114 South Hortense street last Saturday night. Bridge was enjoyed by. the.guests after dinner. POINT ARENA, AprU 28.—Mr. and Mrs. Herbert• Richai'dson.became: the proud, parents bf'a- 7- poundj 4-ouace girl Sunday, April 25, ;in the;;Santa Rosa O^neiral Hospital. ' . ;fSitui-day, May l,;the first dance of; the'suasion is being held at the Farm Center, with the Gleesome -Tiu'^esome playi|i^, and sponsoi'ed by ithe Farm Center. Grange. The baseball g{)m~e,^scheduled fori Aprilv^li With San Ra:!s«l was cancelled,';wlih- the town ^ team plajfing the high school Instead. If.'lit. Gordoij of the Standard Oi^ Company showed several very entertaining films to-'the high school students ,Tuesday, April 2(). Mrs. Henry Galletti gave birth tp,a baby girl, Gloria Gail, Thursday "e'verilng at the Fort Bj-agg hospital. • ' ' ' -&arah Owens, daughter of Mr. arid IV^rs. Bill Owens, and Jack , Swartz, U.S.C.G. of the Loran I Station left for Reno Wednesday mox-ning, accompanied by her sister and husband, PJlr. and Mrs. Oliff Storns. They were married Thursday .and returned home Monday, April 26. A reception was held a-t the bride's parents' home on Monday night. .,MabelV Newcomb left for San I Francisco Monday to do some buying,for her new apparel shop, ; RvJ^ell;3carioni, son of Mr. and Mrs. iT3omingo Scarioni of Manchester, arrived home from Brooklyn, New Tprk, last Thursday. For the'past.two years he has been receiving training as a beautician in various beauty and barbering schools in Brooklyn. He plans to open a teauty shop in San Francisco.' . Mr. "and Mrs. Jack Caylor of Ukiah are visiting relatives and friends around Point Arena over the weekend. 'Mr. and Mrs. Stombaugh and family Of Tuolumne spent several days here visiting their daughter, Mrs. Frank Westfall. .'• ' , Ken-Claxton arrived Sunday to- take • oVer , the Standard Oil distributorship from George Myland, who resigned, • Mr. and Mrs. <Carl Sorensen were honored by their friends with an anniversary party Wednesday night. The friends who called oh them were Mr. and Mrs. Spe'nce WIthrow and family, Mr. and Mrs, iVed Hendrickspn, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McMillen and fanilly, and Mrs. Adele WIthrow. These friends wished the Soren- seps happiness and offered their pohgratulatipns on their eighteenth Eckmans Purchase Hagans Residence Sargentini Family Holds Reunion Mr. and Mrs. (ieorge Eckman have, purchased the William Hagans, home at '444 North State street and, will make it their horiie sbpn' after Mrs. Hagans can 'give possession. This residence was built tiSr a former Ukiah dentist. Dr. J. F. McClure, who occupied it as his home and had offices there; It was built in 1922 and sold to the late W, B. Hagans 25 years ago. On the site was the former home of, Mr. and Mrs. J. .P.. Smith, grpndparpjits of, County 'Treasur-. er b. C. Smith. At one time almost Dr., MeClijre. At one time almost the entire block in which the Hagans home is Ipcatpd belonged to J. H. Spith, early day sheriff of Mendocino cQunty arid father of Clair Smith. Tax Administrator Will Be*Banqueted H. p. Kerrigan, nev district tax administrator, will be tendered a banquet jn the Santa Rosa Hotel Tuesday, May 4, at 8 o'clock. • Mr. Kel^rigan is, from Marysville arjd employees working in his jurisdiction , will attend the banquet from Humboldt, Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin and Del Norte counties. From this county, A. D. Loucier, ' investightor, of Ukiah; A. J. Whitney of the Ukiah office, and" W. F. Tyhitnewry of Willits will attend. For June 1 a testimonial barbecue for Jerrold Seawell of the state board of equalization is planned at McNear's beach in Marin county.' ' Cummings Woman ^| Dead; Driver Is Held Mrs. Beth Miller of Cummings died some time Saturday night or Sunday morning at the a bluff on the Barrass ranch on Mount Anthony* 28 males east of C!ovelo, Where her car had rolled after leaving a private road Satur- •fday evening. With hOT diiring the long hours betWeeii the accident an4 death was Bicha;i?d Griffiths, also df Ciirifijnlrigs, Who had driven her car -into tlbund valley and spent part tit Saturday in Covelo. The plight of the pair was discovered, Sunday rriorning by range riders who saw the wrecked car, and" notified Deputy Sheriff Al Reyriolds of Cpvelo. Mrs. Miller is,, said to. be a Widow;,about 60 years of age and a sister-in-law of Mrs. CO, Mulock of Leggett valley, whose husband oWris the' bann Creek Park autb.court. Further than this little could be; learned cphcerning eith^ of the pahies to the! accident, tiiWi first fatality in this county since' Februai-y 2 near !?pint,Arena when Ernest Thoriipson w;as, klUed. Griffith, who escaped serious injury, clpinis that Mrs. Miller diei^ during the right while he slept. ' • 'He told Patrolman Fred Ham! ilton, who investigated the acci- 'dent for the highway patrol, that Mrs; 'Griffith had remained conscious; and would; not. allow him to leave her to find'help. That he made her as comiortable as possible and during the night fell asleep. . ' CJriffith is a native of Round valley and was there to visit relatives arid they Were enroute to the BarrasS. ranch where Solen English, his cousin,'was employed. Of late Griffith has been employed in logging operations in Leggett valley. To Deputy Sheriff Reynolds Griffith'Said he had riiissed a turn ;ori the private ;road, beneath which was sloping open range with nothing to stop the tumbling car which is believed to have rolled over 10 or 12 times. Patrolman Hamilton brought Griffith to Ukiah Monday morning arid filed charges of drunk driving against him. A family reunion was held in San Francisco Sunday, April 25, celebrating the baptism of Richard Louis Giusti, only grandchild of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sajgentiiil of Ukiah, who sa\y him for the first time. Six months old,Dickie is the son of Mr, and Mrs. Joseph C." Giusti (Roeley Sargentini) of Rose- yille. Mrs. Giusti,is,a graduate of local schools.' 'The baptismal was performed at St. Theresa's church with Rev. John B.Dermody officiating. Preceding the ceremony, 18 guests enjoyed a' delicious dinner at the home of the baby's godparents, Mr. and Mrs. Cesare Giusti of San Francisco. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. Louis;Sargentini and son Dan of Ukiah; Bruno Sargentirii formerly of Ukiah who is now assistant supervisor at Agnew State hospital; Miss Ji lia Sargen­ tini and Miss Dorothyl Nichols of Sah Francisco; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Giusti and son Dickie and Emil Giusti of Roseville; Mr. and Mrs. Cesare Giusti, their son Donald and daughter and son in law, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Di Regolo and son Jerry; Nello Bigoniari, cousin of Mrs. Sargentini. . Masonic Degree Is Conferred On Seven Ukiah was the locale for a meeting of King Solomon's Council in the Masonic' order, a roving council which meets monthly in towns throuighout its district. Seven new merhbers were admitted to the council last Saturday night when •Vailejo council members, accompanied by their wives, came to Ukiah to confer the degree. A dinner in Masonic hall preceded the rites. The committee in charge df the dinner and decora-, Spurr, Al Fraga, Richard Mazzoni, R.O. Foster, Pierce Stipp and JackS MacNab. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Henry Spurr, assisted by Lloyd Hamlin, Richard Mazzoni, William HUdreth and Al Fraga. Women guests enjoyed games of cards and birigo in other quarters while the degree was conferred upon the following: James Bradshaw, William Rieter, Casper Squires, Fred, Nassie, Stanley Lance and Al Gobalet. Music Festival Memorable Event WORLD'S FAIR OPENS FRIDAY The world's fair of sports, the Sap Francisco Sports, Trav,el & Boat Show, with over 200 exliibits, 27 sports and recreation activities, horses, a flotUla of boats, airplanes, all phases of traveling and vacationing, exhibitions, contests, celebrity nights and the very' latest in fishing tackle, guns and gadgets will open April 30 at San Francisco's Civic Auditorium for its eventful annual 10-day run. LAKEPORT FAMILY IS HERE FOR WEEKEND Mr. and Mrs. Richard Eilts and daughters, Florence and Linda were housoguests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Engle, 657 North Bush street last weekend. The Eilts are from Lakeport, where he was a former employee of Mr. Engle when they lived there. He is now in the contracting business, The hosts and guests went to the movies in the high school auditorium on Saturday evening. Of Interest to U. -S. Disabled Vets FORT BRAGG, April 22.—For about 27 years the Disabled American Veterans, have been conducting a fight for the disabled veteran and his dependents. They have gone to bat on every front and are responsible for Improved conditions which disable'd veterans take advantage of today. The D.A.V.'can carry on only so long as disabled veterans channel their voices and their members iia- to one group. Wnen we were in the service we had one common purpose—to whip the tar out of the Germans and Japs. We must be united today to see that the disabled veteran is not the "forgotten man," and that he and his family do not suffer. Did you ever hear pf the Economy Act of 1933? A very effective group of people who didn't dissipate their strength got together and pushed through Congress a bill that cut veterans' benefits to shreds. A similar group is at work today. They are* at work to cut the benefits of the disabled veterans unde:f the pretense of government economy. As much as any group in the United States the D.A.'V. stands for government economy, but not at the expense of the war-handicapped ex-serviceman. If the disabled veteran is to prevent another "economy act' he must make his group as strong as the group fighting him. , If you are one of the million veterans eligible for membership there is a D.A.'V. chapter >which includes all of Mendocino county that meets the second Thursday evening and the fourth Sunday afternoon of each month at 'Veterans Memorial building in Fort Bragg. Any veteran interested may contact Ture West, commander, or W. D. Main, acting ajdutant, both of Fort Bragg, or Tobe Arvola, senior vice commander, o£ Mendocino City. G. L. MAIN Publicity Officer Mendocino County Chapter No. 35, D.A.V. Willits Music Festival on Sufi-, day was a memorable event under the leadership of Conductor M. Murray, of San Francisco Golden, Gate band, with high school bands from about 12' Mehdocino an^ Lake county districts and choraf' groups participating. ' Ukiah's high school band lead by Prof. Morton; Murov, director of music acquitted itself with credit and took part with the rest in the noon parade which opened the festival. Rehearsals were held in the morning to pick bands for demonstrations. ' Choral and vocal'groups gave brilliant performances In the afternoon program.' FLY TO SAM FRANCISCO Mr .and Mrs. Arthur Harris of 185 Seminary street went by plane to San Francisco Sunday where Mr. Harris entered Franklin hospital for observation. Bachelor Valley Group Illustrates Old Dances Accepting the invitation of the Hori\e Econoriiics committee of the Redwood Valley Grange, members of the Bachelor Valley Grange made a trip to Redwood Valley recently to demonstrate a number of the old fashioned dances for which the Lake county group is so famous. Last Saturday night the Red- Wood Valley Grange held a card party with the Grange hall being filled to capacity ,top prize win-j ners being George Davis of Ukiahi Russell Hansohn arid Frank Reedl of Redwood Valley each won a hairi. < ' Following the game a buff«f lunch was served. The committee included Mrs. Hazel Muir, chairman; Mesdgmes Clara Butow, Mary Oaks, Pearl and Ollie Cromwell, Louise and Hulda Simmorup Nina Thompson, Elaine Ingeis, Ann Kotila, Dorothy Reed and Helen SchoU. A food sale is planned for May 29 in front of the J. C. Penney store in Ukiah, with Mrs. Russell Hansohn' in charge. Demetrro Giannecchini Funeral At Cloverdale Funeral services for Demetrio Giannecchini were held Monday, April 26, from the Cloverdale Catholic church, followed by interment in the Catholic Cemetery at that place. Mr. Giannecchini passed away in Ukiah on April 23 at th age of 88t He, was a native of Italy and had lived for many in the Cloverdale vicinity. He is survived by four sens—^Peter of South San Francisco, Edward and Caesar of Cloverdale and Carl of Ukiaff. Mrs. Sarah Bugneni and Mrs. Clara Cia, both of Santa, Rosa are his sisters. The body was prepared for burial by the Eversole Mortuary of Ukiah and taken to Cloverdale^ for the services. ~7 IT PAYS TO TRADE IN UKIAH

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