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Biographical Sketch of J. A. Glaze, Rev.

Rev. J. A. Glaze is pastor of the Christian Church at Miltonvale. As head of that church he had one of the most spiritually efficient religious organizations in Cloud County. A brief outline of the church’s growth and development had its proper place in Kansas History. The Church of Christ at Miltonvale was organized April 17, 1884, with twenty-four charter members. The officers at the beginning were: Elders John Squires and W. J. Hays; Deacons J. B. Johnson and A. V. Step; and minister, Rev. Kenney. In 1886 preparations were begun for a building. In 1887 the ediflce was completed at a cost of $3,200. At that time Rev. R. L. Downing was the resident pastor. The dedication sermon was preached by Rev. Morgan Morgans. Before that time $1,600 had been pledged for the building fund and at the dedication $1,000 was raised, leaving a deflcit of $600, which was assumed by the building committee. The entire church debt was paid by 1899, the total aggregating $5,500. In 1908 $3,000 was expended in improving and remodeling the structure, and the present valuation of the church property at Miltonvale is $6,000. The building had a seating capacity of 350 and it is now one of the finest church buildings in that section of Cloud County. Under Mr. Glaze’s pastorate the membership is 175 and there are 150 in the Sunday School. Rev. Mr. Glaze had spent most of his career as a minister of the gospel in Kansas. He was born at Aiken, South Carolina, March 13, 1887, a son of J. A. and Americus Glaze. Reared and educated in...

Pullen, Raymond Francis – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Raymond Francis Pullen, 86, a longtime Baker City resident, and former longtime mayor/police chief and fire chief in Haines, died Sept. 10, 2001, at his home. His graveside funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Haines Cemetery. Pastor Sally Wiens of the United Methodist Church of North Powder will officiate. Visitations will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at Gray’s West & Co., 1500 Dewey Ave. Mr. Pullen was born Feb. 27, 1915, at Wakefield, Neb., to Marion Francis Pullen and Emma Lena Fuoss Pullen. His family lived on a small farm near Wakefield and he attended school in that community. When Mr. Pullen was about 17, he and some friends left Wakefield on two lengthy westward treks, visiting many areas along the way, including the Los Angeles Basin. On the second trip, he worked for a time in Payette, Idaho, where he met and courted Norva E. Inman. They were married on Oct. 13, 1935. Mrs. Pullen died on Aug. 9, 2001. Mr. Pullens early employment was quite varied, but he soon realized his talent as a restaurant cook and manager. He and his wife opened their first cafe in North Powder, and after about 14 months, they opened Rays Cafe at Haines. The two of them operated that cafe for 30 years. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY...

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