by Mrs. L.
Miss Virginia Alexander,
has been visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. G. M. Alexander, and
other relatives, left Thursday for
Seattle, Wash., were she has em-
ployment. Mr. and Mrs. Alexander
and son, Joe, took her as far as
T.C. Anderson left he fore part
of the week on a business trip to
Mrs. Clyde Whitener, intermedi-
ate teacher at the Stone school,
left Wednesday for Poplar Bluff,
Mo., in response to a message that
her sister is seriously ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Sumner
and Mr. and Mrs. Pete Martin
drove over Twenty-Five mesa
Sunday on a pleasure trip.
Members of the California Mesa
W.C.T.U. ere entertained Thurs-
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
M. W. Standish. The meeting was
called to order by the president,
Mrs. H. B. Turner. Miss Molly
Patterson was in charge of the de-
votions. Mrs. T.C. Anderson was
program leader. Her topic was
"Total Abstinence," and she pre-
sented a number of interesting
readings. Refreshments were serv-
ed at the close of the afternoon.
The November meeting will be with
Mrs. H. C. Warrick.
Dinner guests last week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Fermer Mc-
Intire were Mr. and Mrs. Dan An-
ders and children., Mr. and Mrs.
Bud Anders and son, Johnnie,
and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dickerson
and son, Dick. The dinner was
in honor of Dan Anders who is
leaving soon for service.
Nick Gray of Uravan spent sev-
eral days of last week with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gray.
Serving of hot lunches started at
the Stone school the first Monday
in October. The mothers of the
district have canned over 800
quarts of fruits and vegetables.
Mrs. Lucille Terrell will be in
charge of the cooking again this
At the Fairview school the hot
lunch project will start October 15.
Miss Helen Sparr will be in charge
of the cooking.
Sunday visitors a the Russel
Owens home were Mrs. Jack Fisher
and George Fisher of Olathe, Mr.
and Mrs. George Fuller and son,
Dwight Fisher and Mr. Fuller, Sr.,
of Grand Junction.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Turner have
received the announcement of the
arrival of a boy, born Oct. 6 to
their son and wife, Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Turner, at Elkton, Md. This
is the first child and he has been
named Howard Allen.
Ed Whitener, who is in the navy,
arrived home Friday for a visit
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Whitener. He spent 18
Maurice Standish received a very
painful injury to his right hand
last week when it was caught on
a belt on a tractor. While the hand
was badly mashed, an X-ray showed
no bones broken.
Rev. Prichard of the Methodist
church of Olathe will have charge
of the preaching service at the
schoolhouse Sunday afternoon at
3 o’clock. Everyone welcome.
Mr. and Mrs. Bower Cox receiv-
ed word Friday from Los Angeles
that their daughter, Janice, had
been operated upon for appendi-
citis and was getting along very
Word has arrived from Palm
City, Calif., of the death of William
Penrose, following a lingering ill-
ness. The Penrose family lived
on the mesa, going to California
some 10 or 12 years ago.
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