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Wednesday February 7, 1923
Wiley Allen in formed us that his brother Grover is over in London, England,
where he is now engaged in the garage business and is doing well. He ordered the
Record sent to him there.
Mrs. J. R. Polander, one of the old and highly esteemed residents of Lake City
passed away last Wednesday night, leaving a husband and several children to
mourn her loss, and to whom the Record extends sympathy in their sorrow. We
expect to publish her obituary as soon as it is obtainable.
Wednesday February 14, 1923
Last Sunday and Monday were the most disagreeable of the season, the wind was
blowing a gale and snow flying in all directions, which will make travel over
the mountains difficult. The ground in the valley is covered from four to six
inches deep with snow and this storm bids fair to be the heaviest of the season.
Mrs. Dorton, mother of C. M. Dorton, of Eagleville, died last Tuesday. No
particulars have been received.
Mrs. Fred Wallace returned last week from Fresno, where she went to visit her
mother, Mrs. Jacques Weber, who has been ill but is now better.
The New Era says that a report is current that Jeff Mabrier, formerly of this
place, serving a long prison term from this county had become violently insane
and in an effort to restrain him, it was necessary to shoot him to save life. If
the report be true it is a sad ending of a life that otherwise might have been a
Card Of Thanks
We desire to thank each and everyone, of our many friends who helped and
comforted us during the illness and death of our loving mother and wife. We want
to express our appreciation to the people of Cedarville for their help and
especially to Mrs. Robinson and each member of the choir alike, for rendering so
sweetly the songs, which were our mother’s choice. We thank the dear friends who
gave the beautiful floral offerings, which further expressed their love toward
mother and us all.
Mr. Joseph R. Polander
Mr. and Mrs. Chas Vaughn
Mr. and Mrs. Ollie Cramton
Mr. and Mrs. Grover Wimer
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Polander
Death Of Mrs. J. R. Polander
Mrs. J. R. Polander, of Lake City, passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Grover Wimer, January 31st, at five o’clock p.m. She had been in ill health for
the past five years. She had traveled, and made her home in Arizona, at the St.
Helena Sanitarium for several months and later bought a beautiful home in Chico,
Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Polander made that their home for the short period of three
months. Mrs. Polander not improving any in health decided to return to her home
in Lake City, being home only a month when she fell asleep. Her remains were
interred in the Lake City Cemetery, February 3rd, at 2:30 p.m. She lies resting
by the side of her baby boy. The funeral was well attended by many friends, Bro.
Burtis Ritz speaking the words of comfort and pointing all to the Giver of all
good and perfect gifts. Mrs. Polander, was a mother and a friend to all with
whom she came in contact and was loved by all who knew her. She was a Christian
mother so weep not. “A Christian mother, above all others can deeply implant and
faithfully cherish the seeds of Truth in the young and tender heart. The mother
moulds the life, character and destiny of man. Every stage and phase of life is
touched and influenced by her. Infancy, childhood and manhood and old age center
alike in her. She is both the morning and evening star of life. The angel spirit
of the home.”
Margaret Vetura Polander was born in Pike Co., Illinois, March 5, 1860 and fell
asleep in Jesus at Lake City, Calif., January 31st, 1923, age 62 years, 10
months and 26 days. In 1864 at the age of four years, she crossed the plains
with her parents by ox team, the family locating near Cottage Grove, Ore. June
5, 1979, Miss Waggoner was united in marriage to Joseph R. Polander. To this
union were born eight children. Four of whom are sleeping awaiting the call of
the “Life giver.” The family moved to Modoc Co., Eagleville in the spring of
1884. Living there for over twenty years moved to Lake City. The husband and
wife were baptized and united with Seventh Day Adventist Church in the year
1916. Sister Polander passed away rejoicing in the faith and the power of the
Holy Spirit was upon her. The husband, Joseph R. Polander and four children
survive her: Wesley E. Polander, Clara E. Vaughn, Ollie O. Cramton, Margaret J.
Wimer. Twelve grand children, three sisters, two brothers and a host of friends
mourn her departure.
Mrs. Mary Perry has been quite ill during the past week.
Wednesday February 21, 1923
Monroe Dorton was absent the latter part of the week on account of the death of
his aunt, Mrs. Ed. Dorton, of Eagleville,
We are informed that Bert Simson of Eagleville has sold his place south of
Eagleville and purchased the old John Eytser property near Eagleville paying
sixteen thousand dollars for it.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Conner has been very ill the past week
threatened with pneumonia, also the little son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Johnstone
has been quite ill the past week, both are improving we are glad to say.
Wednesday February 28, 1923
Thos Gloster, for years a resident of this valley, but now of Alturas, came over
last week and was shaking hands with his many friends over here and made us a
Stanley Heads Welfare Work At Hutchinson Mill Leon R. Stanley, of Palermo, has
been named by General Manager R. F. Pray, of the Hutchinson Lumber Co., Chief of
Insurance, Employment and General Welfare. Stanley is experienced in this line
of work, having been six years employed by the Red River Lumber Company at
Westwood as insurance expert, employer of labor and welfare Superintendent. –
High School Notes Dorothy Miller was awarded the forty word Bronze Medal in
Typewriting in the monthly test under International Contest Rules. It was
presented to her at the close of the Thursday afternoon program.
Harry Rinehart returned last week from Berkeley where he had been taking the
Pasteur treatment, having worked with an animal that died from the rabies.
The news of the death of John B. Lindemenn at Santa Rosa was received last
Saturday. He was an old time resident of this valley, and his many friends
regret to learn of his passing.
Mrs. W. G. Rea was bitten by a cat yesterday. The animal came up to her and she
pushed it away with her foot, it came again and was again pushed away when it
sprang at her and bit her on the leg and then decamped. The cat returned and is
now in a box, and while it is not thought that it has the rabies, the case is
being closely watched for any symptoms.