Napavine R. N. A. Have Social
Napavine, Nov. 4. - Members of Welcome Camp, Royal Neighbors, of Napavine held a social evening last Tuesday at Mrs. A. E. Inman's, following the reular lodge session. Mrs. Inman was assisted as hostess by Mrs. Lettie Hughes.
Friday a group of Neighbors met at Mrs. Margaret Hultberg's to set a quilt together. This is one article in the hope basket of useful articles they are to dispose of between now and Christmas.
Many Help With Garden Club.
A group of local ladies attended the meeting at Mrs. Geo. R. Walker's Saturday and helped organize the Lewis County Garden Club. Mrs. R. T. Evans was chosen corresponding secretary. Those in attendance from Napavine were Mrs. Herman Nelson, Mrs. P. A. Quist, Mrs. M. F. Marshall, Mrs. J. R. Logan, Mrs. R. T. Evans, Mrs. Wm. Davis, Mrs. R. T. Bennett, Mrs. M. J. Brautigam and Mrs. Lettie Hughes.
Noble Urquhart Is 73.
Noble Urquhart celebrated his seventy-third birthday anniversary Friday, October 30. The previous Wednesday he was on a bear hunt and jumped a cinnamon bruin in one of the valley orchards eating apples. Unfortunately he missed his shot. However Mr. Urquhart in relating the incident, said he was confident had he been one year older he would have brought the game home.
P.-T. A. Has Meeting.
The P.-T. A. social meeting Tuesday evening in the high school auditorium was well attended, with mrs. W. W. Emery presiding. A pleasing musical program was given by the Rhythm band; also vocal numbers by Mrs. Myrtle A. Logan, with Miss Margaret Raught at the piano. Supt. Alfred Perks of Pe Ell schools gave a most interesting travelogue of his trip to Europe the past summer, when he and Mrs. Perks visited in France, Denmark and England. The social committee with Mrs. N. P, Nielsen as chairman served cake and coffee at the close of the program. The next meeting will be held at the school music room Tuesday afternoon, December 1.
Many Halloween Parties.
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Quist were hosts to the school faculty, members of the school board and their wives. Cards were enjoyed and a choice lunch was served. Later ghost stories were told until midnight. Present were Supt. and Mrs. J. R. Logan, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Richardson, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Wiles, Miss Margaret Raught, Miss Nowieta Howard, Mrs. Agnes Harms, Jack Harms, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nelson, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Long, Mr. and Mrs. Quist and Miss Majorie Quist.
Saturday afternoon Mrs. Lucy F. Bushnell entertained the girls of her class at the Methodist school for a goblin frolic. Numerous lively games were played and an impromptu program of the Mickey Mouse type produced much merriment. Little L E Seale won the prize for the best number on the program. Much spirit was added to the occasion by the fortunes told by Mrs. Agnes Harms. Refreshments and decorations carried a Halloween motif. The girls of the class present were Sadie Bennett, Laverne Lemons L E Seale, Alice Robbins, Eunice Hultberg, Genevieve Evans, Mabel Lowry, May Prine, Doris Nelson, Helen Marie Martin and Margaret Cooper. Guests of the class included were Geraldine Holmes, Helen Nelson, Kathleen Prine, Mary Salomon and Mrs. Harms.
Saturday the Methodist Epworth league enjoyed a splendid time at the church. This organization is being well supported by the young people. It is under the supervision of Mrs. Chas. Hall.
Members of the I. O. O. F. and Rebekah lodges sponsored a party at the I. O. O. F. hall Saturday evening, which gave merriment to a host of the local kiddies.
Woman's Club Meets.
Wednesday the Napavine Woman's club met at Mrs. Walter Crabtree's for an all-day meeting. The usual luncheon at noon was featured and the program following was an exchange of apron patterns and suggestins [stet] for Christmas gifts, and some reed work. The next meeting will be held November 11 at the home of Mrs. T. S. Corp to further the Christmas gift suggesetions. Miss Sylvia Copp, assistant county agent, of Chehalis will give a talk at this meeting and display a Christmas kit. Each member is asked to come prepared with a gift suggestion. Present at the Crabtree meeting were Mesdames M. Barnett, R. T. Bennett, L. J. Buroker, Jas. L. Clement, T. S. Corp, W. Crabtree, Wm. Davis, Chas. Eastling, Grant Gleason, Robert Harris, Louis Holmes, Lettie D. Hughes, W. G. Hulett, Henry Lucas, C. C. Long, M. F. Marshall, Geo. Morton, R. E. Roselius, Chas. Urquhart and B. B. Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. George Salomon motored to Shelton Sunday to visit friends.
Mr. and Mrs. John Morton left for their home at Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, after an extended visit here. Mrs. Morton was called to Napavine by the illness of her aged father, Zack Inman of Lacamas, whose condition is now somewhat improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Carroll were here over the week end from Aberdeen visiting home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Gunnar Halgren and John Peterson of this city and Miss Forslund of Centralia motored to Portland Saturday evening to visit over Sunday.
Louis Holmes and family were guests Sunday at Emil Hagstrom's in Centralia. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Sweeney were hosts to Mayor and Mrs. R. T. Evans, Eugene and Genevieve and Mrs. Lucy F. Bushnell for a dinner occasion that day.
John Dunn and his mother, Mrs. Mary Dunn departed for Pasco Friday. Mr. Dunn returning there from a short visit here. His mother will remain at Pasco during the rainy months.
Vivien Slimp was home over Sunday from Tacoma, visiting his mother Mrs. E. E. Slimp.
George Salomon made a business trip to Portland Friday. He was a witness for a friend before the naturalization board.
Mr. and Mrs. James L. Clement were Portland visitors last week end and attended the stock show.
The ladies of Trinity Rebekah lodge held a busy session Thursday at the I. O. O. F. hall. They tied out a quit [stet] which is to be sent as a contribution from the local lodge to the I. O. O. F. and Rebekah home at Walla Wala [stet].
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Dorning motored to Ocosta, Friday to visit their daughter, Mrs. Norman Yock and family until Sunday. They also looked after their interests in a herd of cattle they have there.
Mrs. Mary Lewis, special health nurse employed by the Lewis County Tuberculosis League, spent most of the week in an examination of pupils in the Napavine schools.
Miss Eleanor Acheson was in Portland last week with an exhibit of her blue ribbon art work at the exposition.
Miss Margaret Emery of Seattle visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Emery, over the week end. Miss Emery recently returned from New York City, where she spent two weeks on a buying trip. She was accompanied here by Miss Dorothy Thompson.
A birthday party was tendered Mrs. R. B. Robbins, who celebrated an anniversary Monday. A group of neighbors and friends enjoyed a mid-day dinner and an afternoon visit.
The mothers and daughters gingham mixer will be held in the high school November 6. Special music and class features contributed by the various high school classes will be combined in an entertaining program. The freshman girls will serve refreshments.
Class officers and their advisor, Mrs. Pearl Quist, will go to Kelso Saturday to attend the Southwest Washington Girls' Conference.
Source: The Chehalis Bee-Nugget, 6 November 1931, page 20. Microfilm available at Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Boulevard South, Tumwater, WA. 98512
Transcribed by Kathryn Lester