Egg Prices Sag At Winlock

Winlock, Oct. 28. - Egg prices took a sharp decline the past week, dropping three cents on standards, one cent on mediums and peewees. Egg receipts increased about 100 cases over last week. Feed prices took another advance, a general advance of one dollar per ton being noted.

Friday evening, November 6, local members of the "co-op" will go to Kelso to meet with Kelso Local. Speakers will be Carl Laakso, local trustee; Claude Anderson, county agent of Cowlitz; G. W. Heyworth, manager of the Winlock station; and Ilmar Orni, head candler at the Winlock station.

Hunters Kill Deer.

Ed and Bill Jones, Joe Flesher, J. Tormala and Vendon Houghton returned Tuesday from eastern Oregon, each with a deer. The two largest weighed 167 and 195 pounds. A party consisting of Dr. M. M. Yahn, C. C. Wall, Joe Large, Earl Harkins and F. M. Hancock returned a day or so prior, with having had no luck at all. Henry Christiansen of Ryderwood is without doubt winner of the local contest, having shot a four point buck wighing 202 pounds, and C. N. Petit, also of Ryderwood, second, with one weighing 196 pounds.

Community Club Started.

Friday afternoon at Mrs. H. M. Prechel's on the Winlock - Toledo highway was organized what will probably be named the Grand Prairie Community Club, with Mrs. Henry Minckler as temporary president. Meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will be devoted to Christmas gift problems. A donation of canned fruit was given Mrs. Elmo Torkko, who lost her entire stock by fire about a week ago. Problems relative to farm women will furnish the main discussions. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Oscar Saari November 4.

Mrs. Martinen Entertains.

Mrs. Larry Martinen was hostess last Wednesday to the Wednesday Afternoon Bridge club. Present were Mesdames Sam Woody, Bert Johnson, J. H. Marcotte, George Heyworth, Jack Sarvela, Joe Limmer and Miss Mary Flesichman. Mrs. Johnson won first honors; Miss Fleischman, consolation. A dainty lunch was served.

Mrs. Mildred Miles Surprised.

A group of friends and neighbors surprised Mrs. Mildred Miles Friday evening at her home. Cards and dancing were enjoyed, oldtime music being furnished by Adolph Winters on the accordian. A dainty lunch was served to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Backman and son willis, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. Quevy Thomas and daughter Josephine, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Paxton, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Winters, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Odoms, and nephew, Albert Odoms, nephew, Mrs. Andy Coma and mother Mrs. Gibson, and the honor guest, Mrs. Miles.

Mrs. Frank Hakola Dies.

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Mrs. Bradford Again Hurt.

Mrs. N. A. Bradford, who was seriouly injured in the automobile accident which cost her husband's life some months ago, at Scatter creek bridge between Grand Mound and Tenino suffered another severe accident Monday. Her sweater became entangled with her crutches in some way and she fell, breaking her left leg above the hip, where it had been broken before. She was taken to a hospital, the leg was set and a weight attached. Mrs. Bradford will be able to be brought home in a few days.


Mrs. Roy Hughes of Seattle was a guest Thursday at R. G. Paxton's.

Mrs. M. Miles, her father, J. W. Odoms and Nephew, Albert Odoms, were Camas visitors last Wednesday. J. W. Odoms also went to Portland to the stock show.

Miss Irene Lund of Seattle was a week end guest with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Lund.

Miss Mary Lou Dickinson returned Tuesday from Seattle where she spent the week end visiting relatives.

Mrs. Ralph B. Nelson of Seattle will visit this week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Erving and her sister, Mrs. Keith Benedict and Mr. Benedict.

The W. C. T. U. met at Mrs. Eva Seaman's Friday afternoon. Articles on health were read by several members and Mrs. George Elliott talked on the songs used.

The past noble grands of the Odd Fellow and Rebekah lodges were entertained Wednesday evening at the W. O. W. hall with the following program: Music and vocal, Evelyn and Tom Luoma and A. Momberg; vocal solo, Miss Pearl Jahlstrom; reading, R. E. Pietrie. Each past grand made a short talk. A lunch and dancing were enjoyed.

A large group of neighbors and friends gathered Friday evening at the new Arno Bay home recently completed south of town and gave them a housewarming. A rocker and a dinner set were presented Mr. and Mrs. By. A pot luck lunch was served.

Mrs. C. B. Prigmore entertained Thursday evening honoring her sister-in-law, Mrs. Charles Seavey of Seattle, who visited the week. Mrs. Quillen won first honors at bridge, Mrs. Prehm consolation. Delicious refreshments were served.

Mrs. J. H. Marcotte was hostess Friday afternoon to the Three T's club with the following members present: Mesdames A. D. Matz, F. E. Veness, H. L. Lauderdale of Onalaska, H. J. Flesher, H. B. McGalliard, E. R. Hague, Neil Hague, F. W. Steinhart, T. N. Crocker, C. C. Jordan and Hiram Raught. Mrs. Matz won first honors at bridge, Mrs. Veness second. A dainty lunch was served.

The Baptist church will be the scene of an all day meeting Friday, in the interest of missions.

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Neilson motored to Portland Sunday.

Mrs. Lina Webb returned Monday from Vancouver, where she spent several days visiting her daughter.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nast were Portland visitors Monday.

Miss Eleanor Elliott spent the instuitute vacation visiting relatives in Seattle.

Mrs. Charles Seavey of Seattle and Miss Selma Wall were dinner guests at George Elliott's Saturday.

Andrew Barton of Los Angeles left Tuesday, after a visit at W. I. Cook's.

Mr. and Mrs. John Lyly of Drew's prairie are the proud parents of twins, a boy weighing 6 pounds and girl weighing 5 ½ pounds. They were born Monday, October 26. Their only other child is a duaghter 16 years of age.

Mrs. W. I. Cook returned Saturday evening from Tacoma, where she had been several weeks with her father, who has been critically ill, but who is now improving.

Tom Villa is nearing completion of a large chicken house, which will be approximately 150 feet long.

Mr. and Mrs. August Jaskari of La Center were Sunday guests at Jacob Ervings.

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