Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California on June 18, 1948 · Page 3
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Ukiah Dispatch Democrat from Ukiah, California · Page 3

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pAY/JUNE 18, 1948 THE REDWOOD JOURNAL, UKIAH, ©ALIPORNIA" PAGE THRESE 10, 20, 80, 40,: 50 YEARS AGO' TEN YEARS AGO June 24. 1938 1th the Jtoundations completed, ruction work is under way on ioast's newest sawmill which ling built by A. J. Herzig of Francisco .on the old • Frlck [erty at Juan Creek, five miies of Rockport and several jnehts of machinery are on ground. ( s. Rose Copsey, owner of the Beauty Shop at Ukiah, will the first of the week to open luty salon in San Jose, ita Rosa will replace Ukiah 'e railroad terminus for Lake Ity mail on August 1. je Mendocino Chapter of the •lean Red Cross is asking con- tibns of rice for the starving le 'of- China. efraiich home of Enos and s'f^ Clarlc near Wlllits was de- ^)<r^d by .fire on the morning, of •18. It was one of the first s bliilt iii that community and [been the libme of the Clark ly since 1865. The ranch is in jkijUS southeast of Willits, ^«*^atpr George Biggar of Co- has been invited to speak at iremonies commemorating the Ihnial 6f the birth of John naturalist, heliJ at Yosemite. fi^ernor Frank Merriam will le guest of the Palace Hotel few hours on July 1 while ite to Eureka and-prepara- are being made to'take due of his presence, rarrestof Frank Cronk this ended a long hunt conducted fierlff E. L, Williams for the wanted on charges of steal(le car belonging to the Credit of the Mendocino State Hos- and Mrs. George P. Ahder- ire home .from Philadelphia >they went as delegates from aiifoirriia Presbytery. A. Steele'of WiUits has an- ed his candidacy for sheriff :eiidpcino county. He was at DeHayeh'46 years ago and lan^ yeajs, followed the. saw-: [nd logging business at Wend- Ca^pai: and Willits. stern Auto Supply has open^tore in Ukiah. in the buUd- ixt to the Merk radio shop, |Goughenbaugh & P'Donnell rge. ; •. • • i of I AwENTY YEAHS AGO rjaneii. 1928 ;s, ;of;the Ukiah store pm^ry WardCompany- >pened at 8:30 o'clock on the lig of June 23 in the Masonic |e building at the corner of and Perkins - streets. The iny is being introduced to and vicinity through a (warming week, during which leading lines carried here ie on sale at extremely low R. R. Liahanh is the local ;er. ' / Wilmot, who fouUy mur- the' aged Fred Prosscr of :ock several years ago, has notice 'that he intends to for parole. Wilmot's crime ne of the most fiiendish in inals of Mendocino county .He shot Prosser while the jere eating lunch, tied a rope of the -dead man's legs and saddle horse dragged the to. a gulch and covered it rush. Wilmot had been taken Prosser and treated with kindness.' He exhibited not ghtest sign of remorse for (me. • State Theater at Fort Bragg bbed of $400 Sunday mom(e .money being taken from a compartment in the man- office. ng the past week applica- 'or. marraige licenses were by Guy Simmerly and 'L^e- HcGee of Spy Rock, John and Christine Silvoria of iragg, Clifford Cooper and Tuggle of Hopland, James land Thelman Poe of Fort is to resign his present position and take the post of special assistant to the U. S. attorney general, in full charge of the department of justice in'California, Nevada and Arizona. With this announcement it became known that a plan is under way to .divide the nation into zones, over which the assistant attorney generals will preside. Preston's appointment is for the duration of the war. District Attorney Hale McCowan went to Santa Rosa the latter part of the week to attend a meeting called foWthe purpose of discussing the establishment of a tuberculosis hospital for a number of counties north of the bay. •A federal grand jury at San Francisco has indicted the management of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad for wilfully destroying records necessary to a proper appraisement of the corporation's valuation by the federal government. Winifred SchoU of Ukiah, Sophana Crumbaker of Dos Rios, Mildred Cavanagh of Fort Bragg and Thelma Rawles of Booriville took examinations before the board of education this week for certificates to teach, Raymond King and Minniei Greed of Ukiah valley were married at Hopland the first nf the week after first obtaining their license at Ukiah and going to Lake county for. the ceremony. Finding that they could not marry in Lake with a Mendocino county license they returned to Hopalnd. Guy Redwine was operated on the first of the week for removal of his appendix. Mr. Borkheim has purchased the Yost tract just west of the DeVee ranch,near Laughlin and will erect a summer home. An exciting mass meeting was held at Willits last week to probe into the charge that one of the high school teachers was a slacker, and to give her an opportunity to present her side of the case. After the meeting- most of the people were more fixed in their opinion than before. However, the matter was settled'later when, the teacher joined the Red .Cross and alSo contributed $5 to the special-war-fund.' • A ,flre on the Laughlin range destroyed several' hundred acres of feed last Sunday and for a time/ threatened the Laughlin honie. . had several various decisions handed down on different phases. The action l.s over 1100 ^ acres of redwood timberland near Willits and the effect of the high court's decision is to give the land to Pew while McCowen will be allowed for the timber that was cut. Attorney J. E. Pemberton was the successful lawyer and has added to, his fame as a constitutional attorney. . M. H. Iversen, principalof the Mendocino grammar school, is making a bid to the Republican primaries for the nomination for assemblyman. Agnes Randall has been elected Goddess of Liberty for the Fourth of July. The vote was 2329 - for Miss Randall, 795 for Hazel La Porte, 590 for Agnes Ives., The winner is the daughter of H. J. Randall, former county surveyor. Doc Standley, wife and daughter Jessie are expected to. arrive the latter part of the week from Nome, where they have been for the past several years. Mr. Standley has been ill since he fell down a flight of stairs last February and he is being brought home in the hope that his health will improve, E. G. Buchanan of Willits and Jeanette Gilbert were married at Fresno last week, and will make their home at Willits. Ukiah's Nag Day Celebration FORTY" YEARS AGO June 26, 1908 The death of former president Grover Cleveland, on June 24, at his home near Princeton, New Jersey, leaves this country without a former president. His rise to fame was rapid. He was elected mayor of Buffalo in 1881, governor of New York in 1882, and as president the first time in 1884. Defeated in 1888, he was again elected in 1892. He gave this country the famous gold standard and was known as America's distinguished private citizen after his retirement in 1897. The preliminary trial of J. L. Reid, accused of the'niurder of Jack Keener at Albion on the 16th, was held at Mendocino Saturday before Justice Murray and with Deputy District Attorney Jenldns representing the state and Attorney J.. K. Piersol of Fort Bragg appearing for Reid. The -day was spent in taking testimony and Reid was held for his appearance in Superior court on the charge of murder, without bond. The Supreme court has reversed the decision in the McCowen-Pew land case given by the lower court. This matter has been before the courts for a long time and has FIFTY YEARS AGO June 24, 1898 A number of Anderson valley ranchers have so.M their mutton during the, t)ast week, realizing from $2.75 to $3.25 per head, this price being about $1 higher than the price paid last year. * Hopland reports a scarcity of loafers on the streets as almost everyone is busy in the hay fields. Supt. Norris of the Usal mill has chartered the steamer. News Boy, to run between' that place and Fort Bragg during the Fourth of July vacation and it is presumed a large crowd will take advantage of the opportunity. Carl Ydrdi arid Toni Burgej of Boonville are home from the Stockton. Business College for their vacation. • Miss Jdsie Ames has closed a verj^ successful term of school at Bell "5pring;s ahd is .spending a few days of vacation in her home in Ukiah. ' Bert Gleland closed' the Scott Valley school last Friday after a most successful term.-'],. . A party of men consisting of C. M. Wallach, W. J. B. Wnllach, CM. McGimsey, C. B. Vestal and G.M. Miller jbroivght 800 head of sheep over from Andferson valley this week and sold them to Draper & Brown of San B'rancisco. The sheep were the property of J. O. McSpaden and G. H. Singley. A telephone line between Ukiah and Orr Springs has just been completed under the direction of James Orr, manager of the Springs. Usal was favored by a fashionable wedding on the 18lh, when Samuel Zertay, the popular and efficient clerk of the company .store, and Miss Ida Estelle Blunkall of San Francisco were married with the beautiful ritual of the Episcopal church being performed by Judge Dunn of Westport in his usual impressive manner at the - couple's cozy little home, [ Round valley residents report the Eel river unusually full of water for this time of year, due to the unusually late rains, Martha Heger has resigned her position as teacher of the Yorkville school after five successive terms and is at her home in Ukiah, AT THE TOP leading the Flag Day parade Sunday afternoon are the VeterahB of Foreign Wars Au3 ?lliary. At the bottom is the con- clUEion of the history of the Flag, given by Mayor Hughes and pai- licipated in by members of the Ukiah Unit, National Guard, in the foreground. s AT ANNUAL PICNIC OfFicials Gree'f Employes From Every Division Point Old timers renewed memories, new . memories were made and youngsters'had the time of their lives* at the Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company's picnic ' in municipal' park : Sunday. -The Weather was perfect for this annual gathering of employes from Eureka to San, Rafael who had the pleasure of greeting C, A. Veale, vice-president and general manager of the railroad company, here from Santa Rosa. Mrs. Veale was .with him , and other railroad officials present - included G. T. Richards, traveling freight representative, of Santa Rosa. The outing was planned for them by Henry F. Dohring, local superintendent, who, with Mrs. Dohring helped make the day one of uninterrupted. entertainment. Races and contests, sv/imming, dancing and bridge in the clubhouse, not to mentipn the Flag Day ceremonies and parade staged by the Elks Club, made a full program. The picnic party began at noon where more than 200 spread basket lunches on the picnic tables under the Irees' at the south end of the park. Good cooks surpassed themselves and the lunches were sumptuous. Floyd P. Sherman was co-chairman and directed the sports program which followed the picnic. He was assisted by Eugene L. Ely, Sr., end Myrdell Graves. Prize winners in the athletic events were as follows: Girls' race; first, Shirley Shaul, .second, Judy Thompson. Boys' I 'ace; first, Jerry Sacchi, second, John Potter. Sack race; Shirley Shaul, George Potter. Three-legged race, Jerry Sagchl and Lester Shaul, Mrs. Alfred Caton. Pie eat- mg contest; Shirley Shaul, John Joins Union Lumber FH ANIf W. G ALE has joined the Union Lumber Company with headquarters at Foit Bragg where he will be director of ia- dustrial and public relations. Mr. Gale was formerly with Columbia Steel in San Francisco. Hiis family of ^frs. Gale and two children, will make the coast town their- home in the near future. Britisli Consul General Here Springstead was arrested 'jh|st week on a warrant from , rg, Oregon, charging him idnaping a 15-year-old girl |iat place. The warrant was labout a year ago and placed hands of the U. S. Depart\>i . Justice for service, the t charging violation of the Act. Springstead and the jte that they went to Nevada own volition and that they parried shortly after their there. Since their marriage b light the government has jned the matter and Spring|vas released from custody. advance guard of v/hat Ike the greatest aggregation |est hands ever essembled irted to pour into Ukiah for Jenth annual rodeo. Bropcho judnick, fresh from Toronto he won the Canadian champ and a $1000 purse, was t to arrive. Tonight a dele- jof newspaper reporters and aphers will come in from \f cities and will be given tion and banquet at one of rby ranches. HIRTY YEARS AGO June 21, 1918 f Attorney John W. Preston j Paris Whitney Named Secretary County C.C. Faris Whitney was appointed by the board of supervisors Tuesday to the position of secretary of the county chamber of commerce. He will fill the vacancy created by the death of his father, W. F. Whitney of Willits. The position. Supervisor E. E. See the GOLDEN GLOWS. Don't miss the two-game series sponsored by the Lions Club Saturday and Sunday. Potter. Relay race; Donald Farnsworth and team, George Potter and team. Barnyard golf; Merle Jeffry, James Stone. Dancing in the clubhouse concluded the day's festivities with music under the direction of A. C. Henningsen and Floyd P. Sherman as floor manager Northwestern Pacific Company Oh Picnic June, 20 .years ago marked the opening of the Montgomery Ward store in Ukiah with a large opening sale and many special features. See the GOLDEN GLOWS. Don't miss the two-game ueries sponsored by the Lions Club Saturday and Sunday. F. W. MERKLEREID, British consul general of San Francisco, center, won lasting iriends when he visited in Ukiah June 8. Mayor Forrest Hughes stands at his right; Councilman H. F. Clark at his left. City Manager A. R. Spreekelsen is at the extreme right and Paul Sutlerly of the chamlier of commerce ia on the extreme loft. Mrs. Mabel. Stolcup who has been living at 220 Mason street moved on Saturday to 707 Dora avenue, The county has accepted a .deed from Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Page for additional land for Covelo airport. LANKERSHIM HOTEL 55 Fifth St. (Near Market)' San Francisco, Calif. • ABSOLUTELY FIREPROOF. 350 ROOMS OF COMFORT IN THE HEART OF S. F. SHOPPING AND THEATER DISTRICT. • Modern Rates SINGLE ... from $1.75 up DOUBLE... from $2.20 up PHILO, June 13.—Valley'resi­ dents v/ere shocked this week to hear of the sudden death of Fred Nylund of Philo, who passed away Monday night at the cabin of Charles Davis of Philo. Fred, who was employed as bucker and logger at the Philo Lumber Company mill, went home with Davis to spend the night and in the moi-n- ing Davis found • he had passed away during the night. The body was talieh to Ukiah for interment and efforts are being made to locate some of his relatives, who are in Canada. Mr. Nylund had made many friends during his years here and many will recall him and the small dog he took with him, everywhere. The Evef- sole Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements. Mr. Seaborn, father of Mrs. Jude Velie of Nash's miU, left Tuesday night from his home in Washington for Ahdei'son valley. He will help the Velies pack and move their household furnishings back to Washington, where they •will reside. J. R. Wilson, high school instructor, underwent an operation last week in the General hospital, Santa Rosa. Mr. Wilson'has been ailing for some time. Ernest Weisse, who is recovering from an operation, returned last 'week from Santa Rosa. Mrs. John Pinoli of Philo, who is kno'wn far and wide for.her skill with refractory nerves and muscles, was unable to work Thursday, ahd on Friday went to the doctor. Everyone is hoping that this good friend and neighbor will soon be well again. The initiation oif candidates will take place June 22. at the Redwood Rebekah lodge. This was decided at the regular lodge meeting Tuesday night. Following the meeting there was drill practice and sandwiches, jello and cbfifee were served. Mrs. Clay, who is in the Healdsburg hospital recovering from a broken hip, is reported to be much improved. The garden of Mrs. Cecil Gowan of Philo was the scene of a baby siiower Thursday, given in honor of Mrs. Marion Prather of Philo. Piles of daintily, wrapped gifts were opened and admired by Mrs. Prather, followed by games which were enjoyed by everyone. Refreshments of sandwiches, cake SHIRLEY SHAUL, winner of the pie-eating contest, is seaifd on ^ teft, almost hidden by the heads of two intsre«t»d small bdytj CinUr. are'M;. ^nd Mrs. Henry P. Dohring of Ukiah, hosts to the picnie party which included employss from San Rafael to Eur«ka. Ri<|iht: W. P. Kelly, agent for N.W.P. in Hopland (on the left), and H .B. Harvey, center. Mrs. Harvey is seated at the right. Harvey \% tiiiv .agent in Pctaluma, but for years was in Hopland where they hosts of friends. - ' and coffee and punch were served in the garden and a social afternoon was enjoyed. Guests of the afternoon were Mesdames Angela Prather, guest of honor, Joanne Prather, Ruth Dightman, Juanita Maddux and two children, Kenneth, and Douglas, Mildred Peterson, Mrs. HoUowfield and daughter, Louise Peterson, Elizabeth Gowan, Ann-Marie Gowan and son George, Josephine Gowan and son Cecil, Klsie Hickey, Laui-a Ogle, Neva Dennison, Grace Blattner and grandchildren, Ernie and Betty Blattner, Shirley Velie, Margaret Powell and sons Ronnie and Timothy, Blanche Brown, Millie Broan, Alta Van Zandt, Mrs. Stafford, Thelma Collins, Betty Burns, Lillian McKinney^and the hostesses of the afternoon, Alice Gowan, Marguerite Gowan and Violet Sheehan. Mrs. Frank Ward accompanied Miss Charmian Ward to Comptche "Thursday afternoon '\yhere Miss • !VVard displayed summer jrocks for the Comptche ladies at an afternoon home economics meeting in the home of Mrs. Newman of Keene Summit. The afternoon was enjoyable for all, and Miss Ward has been asked to return in August with more frocks. Albfert Perrell of Boonville is reported improving after an operation last week. Mr. and Mrs. Sid Said of Boonville reported the sale this week of their business, the Track Inn, to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Waller of Sierra City. Mr. and Mrs. Waller plan to commenofe opet^ating June 14. Present plans of Mr. and Mrs. Said are indefinite, as they intend to take a Vacation before going into any • kind of business. vlendocino County Bull Tops Monday's Market Not all the news that went out of Mendocino county on Monday was about slot machines and bribery—at the Union Stock Yards in South San Francisco, a 1685- pound bull raised on the J. D. Sagehorn ranch near Willits, topped the market at 28 cents a pound. The animal was consigned by L. M. Munson of Wililts. County Scouters Meet Here Boy Scout leaders and executives of central and-. horthiern ^ Mendocino cbunty Will meet Fi?l-' day evening, June 18, at the Palace Hotel, Ukiah, at 6:45 to hear the proposed program • for expansion of Scouting durlhij the^, next five years. ' Calvin McCray, regional .Reader of Los Angeles, is- scheduled to prisent this long-term program.; ' Due to the rapid growth' of the Boy Scouts of America in this area, and also to the rapidly expanding population, scout leaders are looking ahead in order td be. able to offer the program to .aiiy boy who may want It. Scout leaders are expected, to- attend from Boonville, Hopland,' Calpella, Ukiah, Willits and Xjiy- tonville. Gordon Day, scout jekec-. utive of the Sonoma-Mendocirio Council, and Kenneth Hlckehbot- tom, field executive for ^entib- cino county, will be present. - , \ A similar meeting will be held in Fort Bragg Monday eVeninlp,, June 21, at the Windsor .Hangair, at which time ;the' pr9gr^i-.,\vlil _ be presented to a-groyp, (if .cciaft ' citizens. - •• , • ' POTLUCK DINNER P|.ANlfBO Methodist Y6ung Adults •'will hold a potluck dinner F'rjday n'Slht at 6:30 in the social-Hall -of .tfte church. Mrs. Bert Hinds'- is, cHair- man m charge of the diiinef coi*!- mittee. . Golden State Hdtil SAN FBANCISdQ'^ Powell Street at-^Eilis In the Hub — But Out ol the Hub-bub Choice of Outside-Inside Rooms —: WITH BATH :— Single $2.50 up; Double $3.S0 up —! 'WITHOUT BATH «—; , ^Single $2.00 — DoubW 12.50 Lem Shibley strike it Wcfc"iii Etonomy ahd Pieasuirc.hy Greyhound LOW FARES...te Vacation Centers £varywh$r$ This year "discover" low-cost vacation travel by Greyhound! 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