Joy Collins, 365-5102
Barbara Sexton, 365-5374
For an enjoyable evening you should plan to attend the high school Spring Concert on June 4 at 7 p.m. This year Baccalaureate will be held at the Full Gospel Church on May 31. Bill Scholl from the Methodist Church will be the speaker. If you need more information for either of these events call 365-2191.
Thanks to the grant from the EDA, colorful playground equipment has been ordered, and over the next few weeks will be installed on the school grounds downtown. This will be a joint volunteer effort by Lions Club, the Lyle School District and the Lyle Community Action Council. Once the equipment is in place, watch for the grand opening festivities. We will keep you posted.
The Sundowners Good Sam RV group spent the weekend of May 11, 12, and 13 at the Beacon Rock Resort. Several other members and several guests joined eight RVers Saturday. New members voted into the group were Mike and Carole Monaghan of Carson. A beautiful weekend was enjoyed by everyone with a lot of visiting, card playing, and good food. Several members of the group climbed Beacon Rock on Saturday morning. The hosts for the weekend were Larry and Mary Sorenson, Larry and Letty Hart, and Bob and Evie Trenckman. The next outing will be at the Evans ranch in Goldendale, June 8, 9 and 10.
A very successful cemetery clean up was held this past Saturday. There were about 40 hard working volunteers at the cemetery for several hours. It looks wonderful and is ready for the Memorial weekend decorations. After the clean up a potluck lunch was held at the grange, followed by the business meeting. Thank you, to all who helped both with the clean up and with the lunch.
The annual High Prairie Fire House sale will be held June 9 and 10. Join your neighbors in making this year's sale even bigger and better. Lots of donations are needed and remember they are tax deductible. The High Prairie Neighborhood Association organizes the sale and proceeds will be designated to up grading equipment for Fire District 14 Volunteer Fire Department. For further information call Martha Hamil, 365-5459; Icey Sheeran, 365-2582; Dona Taylor, 365-3242; or Patrice Archuleta, 365-5458.
Lyle History cont.: At night he went to his room to listen to music by Beethoven and Chopin. Also in Oakland he met a Scottish girl who reminded him of Genevra. The Scottish girl also was pretty and filled with wit but he wrote his sister: "After all these years, the girl who died in Lyle is more to me than any girl or woman living. If ever I marry anyone it will have to be, I am afraid, a marriage without love, which is not supposed to be desirable."
Then came good news. "Bridge of The Gods" was accepted for publication by the A.C.McClurg and Company of Chicago. There was to be a first printing of 1,500 copies!
But words describing missionary Cecil Gray in the novel could have applied to Homer at that time -- "the severe mental conflict of the past...had told almost fatally on a frame already worn out by years of toil and sickness. His cheek was pale, his eye hollow, his step slow and faltering, like one whose flame of life is burning very low."
There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it.