Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Mildred Lykens, 365-0060
Barbara Sexton, 365-5374
Local RVs were busy this month. Several went on a special campout to Cashmere. Then, they joined with the RV club "The Crazy 8's" in Toppenish. The past weekend found them at Lewis & Clark RV Campground in North Bonneville. There were four guest families from Gresham .This is the last official campout for the season.
Have you noticed the paint job on the Methodist Church? Pastor Earl and a helper are in the process of restoring and upgrading the building. Everyone is invited to come worship at "The Little White Church on the Hill"!
Are you interested in serving your community as a board member of OLESS? Elections will be coming up at the November meeting. Contact Mildred Lykens at 365-0060 or firstname.lastname@example.org and let her know. Only those attending this November meeting can vote. The next OLESS meeting will be Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Lyle Activity Center. Everyone is invited to come and share in the planning for future projects.
Lyle's Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on Nov. 12 and 13 at the Lyle Activity Center, 308 3rd St. For more information or to reserve a table contact Laurece Bonham, 365-2011 or Sandy Doolin, 365-3140
Lyle Community Council elections will be held at the November meeting. Position 1, Darla Brashers, and Position 2, Oren Johnson, are both running for re-election.
Excerpts from the book "Early History of Klickitat County" copyright Jim Attwell 1977: "Chapter Three - Second Attack. Mother never had much use for Indians. In those days there were some friendly Indians, but she didn't trust them either. Some of them would come to warn folks of another Indian tribe being on the war path. They would claim to lead you to a place of safety, but instead take you right into the danger spots. "
"When we lived on Curtis Mountain 6 miles west of The Dalles we went to school at Mud Springs. The school was made of shakes. It was 18 or 20' square. My cousin, May Rowland was the teacher and there were 8 or 10 pupils. Ed Murray of Glenwood was one of them."
"No sir, we didn't get into any mischief at school. Our folks would just pretty near have skinned us alive if we'd got into any scrapes. We were to mind. And I mean mind. When my father said 'Irie, sit down, ' Irie sat."
A dentist and manicurist fought tooth and nail.