Just my cup of tea

Originally ran in the Aug. 5, 1971 edition of the Illinois Valley News

Visitors of Agnes Oliver were her son Edward F. Oliver, Captain in the Coast Guard, his wife Helen and their daughter Janet, 15. He is being transferred to Singapore for two years and his family is going with him. He will be in charge of the U.S. Military Transport Service, a position he held for three years in Naples, Italy. He spent one year in Vietnam and for the past three years he has been working at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. While there he studied law at the George Washington University, graduating in June. He is now entitled Doctor of Jurisprudence. While they were here the Olivers had family gatherings, picnics and outings. For the next week Captain Oliver and his family are visiting in Eureka, San Francisco and Southern California where there are friends and relatives, before flying to Hawaii and Singapore.
Former pastor of the Bridgeview Community Church, Rev. Al Nikkel, visited friends and members of the church Monday evening. Rev. Nikkel has recently returned from doing missionary work in the southern part of Mexico, in the little village of Los Mochis, Sinaloa. He and his wife plan to return there later in the fall and spend the winter there.
The present pastor of the Bridgeview Church, who with his wife Patricia and their three children, Roddy, Michael and Christie, have been living in Grants Pass and driving back and forth, are moving to Cave Junction this week. Pastor Rod Jones is happy they finally found a house to rent.
Mr. and Mrs. Herb Johnson of Morango Valley, California recently visited Mr. and Mrs. M.R. Boucher, Smith-Sawyer Road. Arriving from California Tuesday to visit the Bouchers were their son Mederick and his wife, their twin sons, Mark and Craig and their daughter Kathryn, from Garden Grove.
Mrs. Alfred Letcher of Hemet, California, formerly of Grants Pass, and her brother-in-law, Henry Norton were callers at the home of Harry Smith recently. They also visited their daughter, Mrs. Margaret Potwin of Medford.