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6 The Sun, Wednesday, September 21, 1994 By Elsa Simonson 843.3535 Three Yamhill County farms were designated as Century Farms at the Tuesday night meeting of the Yam- hill County Historical Society held at the American Legion Hall in Sheridan. Ron Brentano of Portland, repre- senting the Oregon Historical Socie- ty as coordinator of the Century Farm program, presented certifi- cates to those descendants now living on these farms. Present to receive certificates were Roscoe and Marjorie Gutbrod and Emilie Mol- loy and sons of Sheridan. The third farm was the Youngberg farm near Carlton, now the residence of Jeanne Louise Hood. The program for the evening was the story of Lorinda Bewley, which was presented by Denise Dickey, wife of Vane Dickey, who is the great-great-grandson of Bewley. Bewley and future husband, George Chapman, were among the people coming West on a wagon train in 1847. Due to illness, she was left at the Marcus Whitman mission and was there when the massacre took place. She was spared because Five Crows, a chief of the Cayuse Indian tribe had fallen in love with her and wanted her to marry him. She was rescued by staff from the Hudson Bay Company at Fort Vancouver. Lorinda and George were married in 1849, making their first home in Oregon City and moving to the Sheridan area in 1853. Gil and Mary Ogden celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary by attending the potluck meeting. Mr. Ogden was a pharmacist at Meyer's Drug Store in Sheridan. A happy birthday was also sung to 98-year-old Roma Sitton of McMinnville and John White of Gresham, who is considerably younger. Ralph and Phyllis Turner recently toured some of Oregon's scenic spots, including hiking down to the water level at Crater Lake. Kernan Turner, AP bureau chief for the Caribbean, is here from Puerto Rico and has been visiting his mother, Ruth Turner, his brother Ralph's family and daughter, Win- ifred Skinner and family. Diane Jackson of The Dalles recently spent a week with her niece, Thelma McKibben. During the week, the ladies had lunch with Dean and Barbara Puckett of Stay- ton and dinner in Dallas with Ethel and Loren Markee of Willamina. Callers one day were Pastor George and Esther Breitkreuz of Kelowna, British Columbia. Spending a week with Garland and Lois Kendall is his brother, Roland Kendall, of Mitchell, S.D. Francis and Gall Bailer of Quen- sei, British Columbia, returned home last week after spending a two-week vacation here visiting his mother, Dorothy Bailer, and other relatives and friends. Following lunch at the Green Frog, Ruth Jones hosted the Sheri- dan Bridge Club on Monday. High score went to Marjorie Hoye and second high to Ethel Franssen. Congratulations to Delores Dau- sei and Tim Martin who were mar- ried Aug. 20 at the Sheridan home of Greg and Carolyn Peterson. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Lucille Belieu. Longtime Sheridan resident Val- ora Irwin moved to the McMinn- ville Residential Estates last week. The birthdays of Lois Kendall and Leone Ingraham were celebrated at the Tuesday luncheon of the Friend- ship Birthday Club at the Green Frog. Angelyn Birkey and Jannette Recent visitors of John and Rose- Mary Papen were Err and Peggy Mau and Mary Alice Elsen of Minneapolis, Minn., and a cousin, Joseph Man, of Isanti, Minn. On Tuesday evenig, the Papens, Mau and Elsen were dinner guests of Ross and Margie Meyers, Brad and Becki in Lebanon. Carl and Joyce Bainter are new grandparents with the arrival of Stacy LaVon Jarvis on Aug. 15 in McMinnville. She weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz. and has a sister, Cassandra. Parents are Jamie and LaMont Jar- vis of McMinnville. Other grand- parents are Bumell Jarvis of Med- ford and Frances Jarvis of Utah. During the weekend, Mark, Bar- bara and Lynn Millikan attended a retreat with the Salem Friends Meeting at a Christian camp at Round Lake. Spending the past two weeks with Lois Neal were her daughter, Ronda Stutzman, and children, Roy and Ilona, of Crooked River. Recent overnight guests of Mrs. Neal were John and Mary Etcher of Berne, Ind. They are the parents of Mm Neal's, Jim Etcher. The 8901 birthday of Marvel (Frack) Cressy was celebrated Fri- day night at the dance at the McMinnville Grange Hall. She was a teacher at Chapman School for many years and now lives in Hills- born. She and her husband, Pete, are regulars at the Friday night dances at the Grange Hall. Jim Black returned Monday after spending several days in Whiting, Ind., where he attended a 50th reunion of his graduating class from George Rogers Clark High School. Fred and Lyn Rhodes and their daughter, Susan Rhodes, who is visiting here from her home in Indiana, spent several days last week on a scenic tour of Washington and Oregon. Former Sheridan resident, Cafl r- nine Lochner, had the misfortune to fall and break her hip at her Salem home on Friday morning, It was her 85th birthday and she had planned to share it at a luncheon with Corine Ehnes and Alice Clore, but landed in the hospital instead. One of those birthdays one always rememhers! We wish you a speedy recovery, Catherine. Relatives and friends from far and near were at the American Legion Hall Saturday afternoon to help Neva Huntley celebrate her 91st bit, bray: Neva Farrier was born on Sept. 17, 1903 at Sixes in Curry County. Her family moved to Pike, near Yamhill, when Neva was a young girl. She and the late Ernest Huntley of Pike were married on Oct. 10, 1921 in McMinnville. The young couple moved to Sheridan in 1925 where they operated a grocery store and a sporting goods store. Neva is a charter member of the local Rebekah Lodge and the Sheri- dan Garden Club. She also worked on the election board for many years and was a Phil Sheridan Days senior queen. Both the Huntley and Farrier families are multi-generation Ore- gonians. The frost Farriers arrived on a wagon train in the early 1840s that came over the Appiegate Trail. Saturday guests of Velma Warner were her niece, Marcia Johnson, her son, Gary, and a daughter, Shannon Birkland, Brittany and Cherese, of Portland. The guests brought along a picnic lunch. Ken Knutson returned Sunday night from Des Moines, Iowa, where he attended a meeting of the board of directors of the National School Board's Association. Chemeketa Community College will offer a variety of fall classes in Sheridan. You can kick up your heels with the Country-Western line and cou- ples dancing beginning Friday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Chapman School. Cost is $29 per person. You can get in shape at a fitness slirunastics class starting Monday, Sept. 26 at the Faulconer Grade School gym. Classes will be held from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Nov. 9. Cost is $40. A class on beginning microcom- puter use begins Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Sheridan High school. Cost is $32. A quilting class for beginners will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the high school. Cost is $36. An intermediate oil painting class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon beginning Friday, Sept. 30, at the American Legion Hall. Cost is $60. Beginning Spanish will start Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The cost is $50. For your convenience, you may register by phone if you have previ- ously taken a class. The number to call is 1-800-398-6262. You may also register through the McMinn- ville Chemeketa Center or by attending the first class. Discounts are available for senior citizens. Call 843-2440 for more information. By llene Gay Miss., and Dallas, Texas. They also 879-5366 visited the World's of Fun amuse- Ben Boyer, son of George and Joy ment park in Kansas City. BOYex, is attending George Fox Col- Eileen Holsclaw hosted a House lege. He reports that calculus and of Lloyd party last week. Toni computers are his favorite classes. Chewning demonstrated the prod- His brother, Matthew, competed ucts for eight guests. in a quiz last Saturday and was Eileen's son is taking a hunter's hoping to take 1st place, safety class. The Gays of Grand Ronde recent- Michael Moore, born Aug. 18, is ly celebrated their third anniversary doing much better. He was born with a two-day trip to the coast, with spina bifida and now has casts Carolyn Ashodian's parents re- on his legs. Let's all remember this turned home to Clearwater, Fla., baby in our thoughts and prayers. after a 2 1/2 month visit. Her uncle, Because of other commitments, Ralph, from Pennsylvania also visit- llene will no longer be able to write ed. the local column. If anyone is The Gregg family of Grand Ronde interested in doing the weekly col- recently returned from a vacation to umn, please call George Robertson, Leavenworth, Kan., Boonesville, editor, at 843-2312. Lessons for the remainder of the year were the main topic of the meeting of the Ft. Hill-Grand Ronde study group last Wednesday. The October lesson will be "Wear in the World," learning where our cloth- in_g comes from and care of the fabrics. The meeting will be held at the Willamina Drop-In Center at 9:.30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. The annual Holiday Fair spon- sored by the Polk County Extension Council alumni will be at the fair- grounds in Rickreall Nov. 4-5. Co-hostesses for the day were Eleanor Jensen, president, and Vani- ta Buswell, secretary. They were joined by Mary Hasbrouck, Louise Smith, Alice Henthorn, Erma Mathews and Myrtle Barber. For the first time in years, Cob- lentz family members gathered at the Hong Kong Restaurant in Dallas on Sept. 10. There were 58 people present including three great-grandchildren. This was a four generation group. Relatives came from Everett, Wash., and Denver, Colo., Lebanon, Salem, Sheridan, Woodburn and Wina- mina. Many people in this area will remember the mother of the groui~ Susie C0bl~ntz, who did 'hbi~e" "' cleaning for many years SW River Dr., Dallas I I invites you to hear 1[ Dr. Stanley Chester- Guest Speaker IIabout "The Sign of the Son of Man" [1 Sept. 22, 23 & 24 at 7 P.M. I [ Dr'Stanl~ Ches!er, Director of Torah Light Ministries, is a lecturer, conducting I I ~,minars on Biblical History, Prophesy and Archaeology. His background in I ] J_~_" culture and the Hebrew language bring new insights to understanding I I difficult passages in the Word o[ God. L~For more information call Pastor Dave - Jesus Our Jubilee - 623-8247 II It happens almost over night Your child is ready for college. Paying f0r college is a big investment. Life insurance from the Country Companies can help you accumulate funds f0r lhe rising costs d a college education Plus, your family receives added protection if something happem to you. Call me to learn more, Pdic~ i~ued ~ Cou~ Liie I~rance Company, Bloominglon, IL. Ron Pittman 472-2545 I INSURANCE GROUP " Marion J. Wheeler Memorial services were held Sat- urday in Salem. Interment was at Marion Joyce Wheeler, 63, for- Valley View Memorial Park, merly of Sheridan, died Sept. 14 in Arrangements were by Attrell's Salem of cancer, mortuary in Newberg. She was born March 12, 1931 in Contributions may be made to St. Portland to Ernest and Nettle (Daw- Vincent's Hospital. son) Walden. She married Leroy Wheeler on Nov. 26. 1956 in Van- couver, Wash. Cornel West She graduated from Sheridan High School and lived in California to speak,at Linfield while her husband was in the ser- vice. On their return, they lived in Cornel West, the author of the McMinnville, Dayton and Newberg. critically acclaimed best seller, Race She was a member of the Church of Matters, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Christ in McMinnville and enjoyed Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Melrose Audi- ! sewing, crafts, fishing and camping torium at Linfield College.:i with her family. West will present the 1994 Frazee Survivors include her mother, Lecture. The title of his presentation Nettie Walden of Sheridan; daugh- is "Race Matters." i ters, Denise Clark and Tracy Gray of Salem and Tami Linkh of Newberg; West, professor of Afro-American brothers, Ernest of Eugene and Car- studies and the philosophy of reli- son of Mt. Home, Idaho; and four gion at Harvard University, is a grandchildren, philosopher, theologian and activist. Pre-Ballet Intermediate Ballet (4.5 to 7 years old) (8 years old & up) call for schedule Monday/Wednesday 4-6 p.m. Saturdays 9-I 1 a.m. Beginning Ballet Jazz Dance (7 years old & up) (10 years old & up) Monday/Wednesday 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays 7-8 p.m. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 843-4690 or 472-4886 5970 Mill Creek Road Buell (off Harmony Road) McMinnville Community Hospital is sponsoring free prostate examinations Wednesday and u. .... . THursday, September 28 and 2 i', from 8 a.m. until 4" p.m., and Thursday, October 20, from 8 a.m. until noon. Examinations are by appointment only. If you are a man age 50 or older, an annual prostate examination is your best strategy to fight prostate cancer. If you are 40 or older and are African American or have a father or brother with prostate cancer, you should also have a prostate examination. To schedule your examination, call 472-6131. It could be the most valuable thing you do this year. To us, nothing is more important than helping you and your family be healthy and happy. McMINNVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Helping your family! 603 S. Baker McMinnville, OR 472-6131 Leiding of Vanderhoof, British Co- lumbia, spent several days here visiting with grandparents Enos and Mildred Schrock, and their aunt, Doris Schrock. 66 BANKING ON AMERICA ...... ~ ]ili!~:!!~iii, iii~ii~;iiii~i~i~i: L i/! ii i~ i !iii~(~ ii!~!i ~ ~ ~i i( ! i i i i/: iii ~i !i i~i, ~i~ ~i/~i ~ ii '~i~'i ~i~i i, li iii~ /~%1~ ~:!: ii!i~ ~i~ii/i~!~ i: !;i~!:/~i~!i~: i~:~!::i;~i~::~ ii!!;ii~;;~ i:~~;~'~;~i;i~+~;;~!i il i i~ii~i ~' ~?i~'! 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