Roger Dibble, who has been employed in the Toledo Pharmacy the past few months, left Tuesday for Washougal, where will assis his father for a time. He expects later to go to California.

Miss Thelma Hetnmen [stet] of Vancouver is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Heimen.

Thieves made away with the panel doby delivery truck of E. S. Layton Tuesday night while he was attending the gospel meetings at the old town hall. Mr. Layton, discovering his loss, notified Marshal Wm. Leach, who in turn notified county officials. It is believed the truck was taken by two boys who had been loitering about town during the evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stratton entertained at their lovely country home Monday evening in honor of their cousin, Dr. Nora Esgate of Los Angeles. The home was beautifully decorated with chrysanthemums and asters. A five course dinner was served. Many old friends from Centralia and Portland were present and a delightful evening was spent with card playing and music. Dr. Esgate left Tuesday morning for home.

The wedding dance given by Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Gleason at the Cowlitz Bend Grange hall Saturday night was well attended and everybody had a good time.

Ralph Bevins and Roger Manwell were Seattle visitors on Tuesday.

Mrs. E. J. Deane and daughter, Miss Mamie were Tacoma visitors Saturday.

Mrs. Henry Knowles of Drew's Prairie was taken to Portland Monday for medical treatment.

Mr. and Mrs. Voyle Lindsay of Stevenson visited at L. Omeg's Monday. Mrs. Lindsay and Mr. Omeg are cousins.

Mrs. Harry Jackson, a former resident of Toledo died suddenly at her home in South Bend recently. Funeral services were held at South Bend. Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and daughter Ruth attended.

Mrs. M. E. Mason entertained a number of friends at a quilting party Thursday. Mrs. Mason is one of Toledo's matrons who is noted for making beautiful quilts. Present were Mesdames M. Barnett of Napavine, Mrs. J. W. Weaver of Onalaska, Arthur Brown, F. J. Mietzke, Lottie Lyon, W. A. Davenport, E. J. Deane and L. Omeg. A delicious dinner was served at noon.

Mrs. Gertrude Manier, president of the state Rebekah Assembly and Mrs. Ernest Everest, both of Olmypia were luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Ferrier Saturday.

Mrs. M. E. Boone, who has been at St. Vincent's hospital in Portland the past two weeks, returned home Thursday, much improved in health.

Frank Vedas, who is driving a fruit truck near Yakima, came Saturday for a visit at home while recovering from a badly injured finger.

Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Croop exhibited some of their purebred Guernseys at the State Fair at Yakima and at the Western Washington Fair at Puyallup. They won a number of ribbons and other awards.

Mrs. Grant Packard is recovering from a painful injury received last week while washing. When the clothes stick, in one end of which was a hook, caught in the wringer it was thrown in such way that the hook struck Mrs. Packard on the neck, infilcting [stet] a deep cut which necessitated several stitches to close.

Mesdames A. B. Croop, E. Yates, Lizzie Arrington and W. H. Leach attended the fair at Puyallup last Wednesday.

Charlie Powell, a former Toledo boy, visited here last week. This week he will sail for Honolulu. Next year he expects to make a trip around the world. As a special training Charlie is learning to be an aviator.

Manual training classes have been started in the grade school. Dewey Turner is the instructor.

Mr. and Mrs. L. Amos left Thursday for their home at Alhambra, Calif. after a visit of several days at the home of Mrs. Amos' uncle, J. H. Douge and family. Mr. and Mrs. Amos were returning home after a motor trip to Nebraska.

Announcement of the birth of a 7 ½ pound daughter to Mr. and Mrs. George Wade, former Toledoites, but now of Longview, Sunday, September 27, has been received here.

Source: The Chehalis Bee-Nugget, 2 October 1931, page 6. Microfilm available at Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Boulevard South, Tumwater, WA. 98512

Transcribed by Kathryn Lester