No Debating Team At Vader

Vader high school will have no debating team this year, according to the published schedule of debates. Vader has excelled in this phase of school work in the past, winning in the last three years all but one debate in twelve. Under the leadership of Mrs. Mary Guthrie, coach. Last year they won all debates and all the judges decisions, tied with White Salmon for the championship, which was later lost to the southern city by one decision. Harold Pumphrey, a member of last year's team, is debating for Winlock this year. Flora Saari, another member, and Velma Erickson, substitute, are seniors. The third member, Doris Pumphrey graduated in May.

Frank Generi has Wreck.

Frank Generi, Portland produce dealer, who has been making weekly trips to Vader and Eyderwood several years, went off the road near the George Bertrand farm at Olequa Saturday. His truck turned over twice down a steep embankment. This badly damaged the truck and ruined the vegetables and fruit. Mr. Generi was injured, but not seriously. The accident happened as they were passing a gravel truck. The Portland truck, which was being driven by a boy, got too near the edge of the embankment.

Roundtree, Insurance Manager.

Orvie Roundtree, Ryderwood dairyman and master of Cougar Flat Grange, has been made district manager of the Farmers' Automobile Inter-Insurance Exchange for Lewis county and Ryderwood. He has appointed the following list of agents to represent various localiteis of the county: Vaino Waltar, R. 1, Chehalis; Ted Teitzel, R. 2, Chehalis; Lester Temple, Alpha; A. R. Reber, Toledo; Mrs. I. E. Duncan, Chehalis; C. E. Payne, R. 2, Chehalis; Fred loy, R. 3, Chehalis; Lawrence Gorensen, Randle; H. A. Blumstrom, R. 2, Winlock; Roy Harris, Curtis; Ed Manberg, R. 1, Rochester; V. W. Wigner, R. 2, Winlock. Mr. Roundtree took over this work October 1, succeeding Horace Addis.


Robert E. Campbell, who is a student at North Pacific College, will spend the week end at home.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tiffany are announcing the birth of a son, Ernest Lynden, who arrived Monday. Mrs. Tiffany was formerly Miss Helen Doll.

Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Templeton moved to Tacoma Sunday. Mr. Templeton has work in a service station, owned by his brother-in-law, Parker Buck.

W. E. Nolan has opened an insurance and real estate office in the Campbell building, next door to the post office.

The condition of Mrs. Ray Wells, who has been very ill at the home of her mother, Mrs. Martha Nolan, for sometime, is said to be improved. Mrs. Wells was formerly Miss Irene Nolan.

Mrs. Louisa Johnson is very ill at her home in the country. Her condition is said to be very critical. Mrs. Johnson had planned a new house for a long time. This summer her sons built a fine new home, but she is unable to enjoy it, being confined to her room most of the time.

Source: The Chehalis Bee-Nugget, 30 October 1931, page 10. Microfilm available at Washington State Library, 6880 Capitol Boulevard South, Tumwater, WA. 98512

Transcribed by Kathryn Lester