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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 10 & 11 · Series No. 216 & 217 · November & December 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to "Miss" Marge Schenk who arranges the dates for upcoming events. She finds restaurants, arranges for menus with the establishment and generally makes sure everything goes smoothly.


NOVEMBER BIRTHDAYS

7th - Rose “Miss Kitty” Brown
14th - “Miss” Patricia Nelson
19th - Tom “Cowboy” Ratican
26th - Bob “Iowa” Owens


DECEMBER BIRTHDAYS

1st - Stephen “Little Joe” Foland
4th - Dave “Tujunga” Finnin
6th - Bud “Buster” Reeves
9th - Dick “Colorado” Oakes
12th - Julia Tucker
18th - Dave “Cheyenne” Pitts
31st - Don “Dusty” Maiers



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


NOVEMBER TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Tuesday, November 3rd - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, November 19th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

A change in the November meeting allows us to tell you who attended the meeting on the 3rd: "Forgetful" & Claire, "Wrangler" Art, "Golden Grizz", Marge, "Dusty", and "Miss" Theresa stopped by.


DECEMBER TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Wednesday, December 9th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Wednesday, December 23rd - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island



All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“Sometimes it's smart to ask a man's advice... but taking it is another matter.”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

  “Miss” Joyce Harding uncovered a pair of boots owned by our late Honored Member, Pierce Lyden. They are Tony Lama's size 8 1/2 made out of Stingray leather. The original price was $600. They are very slightly worn and can be a very good buy. If you are interested, contact or call Pat “Stoney” Bousquet or “Miss” Joyce Harding and make an offer. Stoneys number is (805) 527-9653.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  The time has come to say "Farewell" to Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and “Miss” Julie. They have decided to live in Texas, El Paso to be exact. The have family there and are looking forward to seeing them again.

A party was held at the Elks Lodge, November 22nd. "Texas Red" group played and entertained all of us for several hours. It was a real good farewell party. "Texas Red" and "Miss" Julie will be missed.

  We received news that George "Carolina" Coan passed away on October 28th. It was a real sad note. George was very much into the western way. He also edited a newsletter, "The Old Cowboy Picture Show," an outstanding collection of the lives of Western notables, both historical and current. It also included events in the western musical world in Branson, Missouri.

There will be one last issue this month. It should be a collector's item.



ROUNDING-UP

For our December 3rd meeting, we are having a "White Elephant Exchange." (White Elephant means funny, unusual or strange; NOT mean!) This is always fun!

On December 8th we are getting together at Corrigan's Steak House for lunch. The time is 12:30 pm for lunch and our gift exchange following. The gift should not exceed $10. Ladies bringing a gift for the ladies and men for men.

Yours truly Dusty, is now in doctor's sorta care. I will keep you posted as to my progress.




Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 9 & 10 · Series No. 214 & 215 · September & October 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to "Miss" Marge Schenk who mans the telephone to announce many of the happenings or meetings that are planned.


SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS

14th - John “Chester” Brown
18th - “Miss” La Neil Ehrhart
26th - “Miss” Clair Manley


OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS

5th - “Miss” Marilyn Pierson
8th - “J.D.” Juesgen
10th - “Miss” Carla Iverson
10th - Bill “Panamint Slim” Ehrheart
29th - Bob “Golden Grizz” Schenk



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


SEPTEMBER TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, September 3rd - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, September 17th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


OCTOBER TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, October 8th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, October 22th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island



All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“If you don't expect much... you ain't gonna get much!”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

  “Miss” Joyce Harding uncovered a pair of boots owned by our late Honored Member, Pierce Lyden. They are Tony Lama's size 8 1/2 made out of Stingray leather. The original price was $600. They are very slightly worn and can be a very good buy. If you are interested, contact or call Pat “Stoney” Bousquet or “Miss” Joyce Harding and make an offer. Stoneys number is (805) 527-9653.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Our deepest condolences to Tom Corrigan. His wife Marilyn recently passed away after a long illness. I had the pleasure of working with her some years ago and always enjoyed her company. She will be missed by all of us.

  Bob "Golden Grizz" and I (Dusty) made a trip up to Havalah to see Tom "Cowboy" Ratican.

The trip going up there is about half of the fun. We stopped in Mojave at the usual spot, Mike's Road House Cafe, and had breakfast. As usual the portions were too big, and as usual, we didn't complain.

Cowboy assured us he had an extra bedroom so we didn't call the motel. What he didn't tell us is that he didn't have a bed! We tried to sleep on the floor but our old bones just couldn't take it. Grizz got the couch, Dusty took the chair.

On the good news side, Cowboy is progressing very well and is beginning to gain some of his weight back. This is important because his gun belt is too big... even in it's smallest size!

  Your truly, Dusty, is now in the Doctor's sorta care. I will keep you posted as to my progress.



ROUNDING-UP

Our Honolulu reporter, Lisa, has not reported any news lately. All must be well there.

Haven't heard from JD in Idaho in some time.

All in all, things seem pretty good. Haven't heard too much bad news and not enough good news. All must be well.




Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 8 · Series No. 213 · August 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to Tom "Cowboy" Ratican who continues to donate his wit and his drawings during his recent health problems.


AUGUST BIRTHDAYS

18th - “Miss” Marge Schenk
23rd - Bill“Panamnt Slim” Ehrhart
26th - Chuck“Preacher” Edmonson



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


AUGUST TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, August 6th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, August 20th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“Man is the only animal that blushes... or needs to!”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Well, we got some pretty good news out of Havalah. Tom "Cowboy" Ratican is recovering from his recent bout of health problems. His contributions have brightened our days... many times. Of course some of them I can't put in the newsletter.

  Haven't heard anything from "Rocky Bob" in sometime. Of course no news is Good News. And... my dialing finger isn't broke!

  "Miss Charleen" and I stopped at Corrigan's Steak House to meet with my neice and her husband recently. On the menu were several choices of seafood. Tom Corrigan has always served good food but his seafood is excellent. My neice had a steak sandwich off of the luncheon menu. It was enough food for a full dinner. All in all, it was a good visit.

  I was givin' some thought to our Charter Members and who we have left.

Pat "Stoney" Bousquet

J.D. Juesgen

Rick "Texas Red" Tucker

These three are all servers of the original Charter Members. It's nice to know we have some left. The club started in June of 1988 and is still going now. I'm glad I kept copies of the old rosters to refer back to.



ROUNDING-UP

We had a get-together at the Sutter's Mill restaurant on July 28th at noon time. It's always fun to see the other members and share stories. It's a bright spot in any month!




Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 7 · Series No. 212 · July 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to Jon "Hangman" Couture. He has sent pictures of his version of a western town and has made suggestions as to the newsletter. Many thanks!


JULY BIRTHDAYS

1st - Ed“Chatsworth” Iverson
9th - Curt“Slick” Pierson
12th - Rick “Texas Red” Tucker



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


JULY TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, July 2nd - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, July 16th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“If you don't quarrel once in a while, one of you is just plain dumb!”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  The Trail Riders of the West are a mixed group of individuals from about all walks of life but share one thing; we all like stories of the Old West and the honest and moral life the cowboy represented. Our word was our bond, our handshake was our guarantee! As we come into July ready to celebrate our country's birthday, we know what our country is going through now. I believe we are strong enough to live through these present times and restore our "Cowboy Way" of life. God willing!



ROUNDING-UP

Don't Forget... Show your colors. FLY THE FLAG!




Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 6 · Series No. 211 · June 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to Pat "Stoney". He contributes on a regular basis with new and recycle stuff. Both are very important to the newsletter.


JUNE BIRTHDAYS

3rd - Kevin“Hondo” Cannon
19th - Bob “Chito” Chance



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


JUNE TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, June 4th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, June 18th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“Foolin' a man ain't all that hard. Finding one that ain't a fool is a lot harder!”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Miss Patricia Nelson, wife of "Big Casino" was at our last meeting. She came to bring us up as to his health. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the hospital the last couple of months. It is never good to have health problems. We wish Miss Patricia and "Big Casino" well and will keep both in our prayers.

  Speaking of health problems, our partner "Cowboy" comes to mind. He has to drive from Havilah to Bakersfield every day, sixty miles, for his daily fix which takes a few minutes! Everyone was saying he had to get out more. Now that problem is solved!

  Got a call from Nancy Hilton, "Roper's" widow. She is also "Hondo's" mother-in-law. Kevin "Hondo" is having some problems and is in need of some prayers. Nancy informed us she had a heart attack a couple of years ago but is healing well now. I think living in Las Vegas would stress anyone out. It was good to hear from her though.

  We had a luncheon meeting at a place called "The Manchurian Barbeque." The food was excellent and the prices were moderate. they said they didn't have entertainment, but our waitress made up for that. She was a real day brightener! All in all, it was a good luncheon and we enjoyed it. We all failed to bring cameras. No pics!

  Heard from Jon "Preacher" in Washington. He sent us pictures of the Western Town he is building in his yard. He has added some buildings since he sent the picture. This project is a labor of love. All of us have had thoughts along these lines but lack the energy to carry them out. Congrats, Jon!

One of our long time members, Richard "Big Casino" Nelson passed away after fighting a good fight against his illness. He had been employed in the movie industry working as a film editor I think. Anyway, he worked in the cutting room. He also worked as security at the Ghost Town in Calico. I really think that was his true choice as an occupation. His wife, Miss Patricia has kept us informed as to his progress and lack of progress. He will be greatly missed.



ROUNDING-UP

Rest in Peace

Richard "Big Casino" Nelson

Richard 'BIG CASINO' Nelson




Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 5 · Series No. 210 · May 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to "Miss" Marge and "Golden Grizz" who do most of the telephoning between the Trail Riders and also, come up with ideas for get-togethers which are always fun times.


MAY BIRTHDAYS

19th - Nancy Hilton
23rd - Sharon Carter
30th - Pat “Stoney” Bosquet
30th - Doris “7½” Lauter



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


MAY TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, May 7th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, May 21st - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 3:00 pm and are over when they're over. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and enjoy each and watch great western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“When you see a turtle sittin' on a fence post, you may know how it got there, but you can be darn sure it had help.”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Got a little news about "Rocky Bob." It seems as though he gets one thing concerning health under control, something else pops up and creates a problem. Ah!! Such is life!!

  "Big Casino" checked in with a little news concerning his health and it sounded encouraging. Heck, at our age, we all value our health - but there must be other things to talk about.

  "Manitoba Man" finally got a hold of Alfonso (The Leather Man) and could establish a value of some of the stuff lost in his fire. It's been a long time coming.

  Tommy "Cowboy" started his radiation treatments last week. He promised to keep us informed as to his progress as it goes! His brother and wife from Arizona drove in to keep him company for a while. I'm glad he has the family to visit for a while. Nothin' quite like family!

  Haven't heard from J.D. in Idaho in a while. I think he's starting to live the life of a gentleman farmer. It's either that or a broken right arm.



ROUNDING-UP

Many thanks to "Miss" Joyce and to David "Forgetful" for the donation to the stamp fund. It is greatly appreciated!

A little get-together is planned for this Tuesday at the Mongolian BBQ at lunch time. It's been some time since we tried one of these and it sounds like fun. We should be able to tell you about it next time. Hopefully with pictures.

We've been kidding "Miss" Teresa about her pink curtains in the meeting room. But now, no kidding, she has bought pink gardening tools! Far out!!



Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 4 · Series No. 209 · April 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

The "Tip of the White Hat" belongs to "Miss" Teresa. Paniola's Paradise Island has become our more or less official meeting place and "Miss" Teresa has kept it a good place to go - in spite of the Pink Curtains.


APRIL BIRTHDAYS

1st - Donn "Buckshot" Moyer
13th - Richard "Big Casino" Nelson



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


APRIL TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, April 2nd - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, April 16th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 6:30 and end around 8:30 pm. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and talk and enjoy each other while the "Boys" watch their western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“There are two things a man must do to keep his wife happy. First, let her think she's getting her way - Second, let her have it!”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Got a call from Rick "Texas Red" Tucker just before St. Patrick's Day. He has played at Corrigan's Steak House on St. Patty's Day for years and this year was no exception. The tradition is so well established that Tom Corrigan arranged to fly Rick into Thousand Oaks from Texas for the One Day. Tom always has great Corned Beef and Cabbage for the day and with "Texas Red" entertaining, it is a most entertaining day. I couldn't make it this year because of a previous engagement and I know it was my loss.

  Our Havalah correspondent, Tom "Cowboy" Ratican is having some essential health work done. I have tried to keep up to date with him and will keep you posted as how he is doing. So far they are running tests and are not letting "Cowboy" know the results. Totally frustrating!

  Sheldon "Manitoba Man" Hall is making progress in getting his house put back together. He has a computer and is starting to send and receive emails and his land phone is being connected so he is not so isolated. His losses in the fire can not be replaced so they will remain losses.



ROUNDING-UP

Haven't heard any good news to pass on or any bad news to pass on. Usually you'ld consider this a boring way to live. But I'm glad we have no excitement to stir the blood.

Rick "Thunder Eagle" Groat said he would be coming to meetings again - as soon as he can finish Ethan's homework!



Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 3 · Series No. 208 · March 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

To Dick "Colorado" Oakes. He has faithfully kept in touch with the Trail Riders since moving to Colorado a hundred years ago. A special thanks to him for the donation for stamps and sending the proper dates for his and Carol's birthdays!


MARCH BIRTHDAYS

March 13th - Rick "Texas Red" Tucker
March 18th - Miss Carol "Red" Oakes
March 19th - Bob "Rocky Bob" Soebeck



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


FEBRUARY & MARCH TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, March 5th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, March 19th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 6:30 and end around 8:30 pm. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and talk and enjoy each other while the "Boys" watch their western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“A day without a shared laugh is a sorry day.”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Lincoln Bond called me and we discussed what I think is a real good idea. Realizing that we haven't done a fund raiser in a long time, his idea was to put something together and he would entertain with no charge to the Trail Riders. I am keeping this in mind and sorting out ideas we can use. If anyone has an idea we would be glad to hear it. What we can do now is thank Lincoln for thinking of us.

  Haven't heard from anyone looking for or selling firearms. The offer is still out there. I'll act as an agent putting buyers and sellers in touch with each other. I really believe that it is the best way to handle that.

  Ron Walkshorse in Utah has a lot of interesting stuff to talk about. He has a studio that produces some movies and he has knowledge of some movie locations close by. Just recently he sent us information and some pictures of Fort Apache that was the location of one of John Wayne's movies. I'm sure he would be interested in passing more information to the Trail Riders.

  We haven't heard much about the Motion Picture Home. Just a smattering of stuff but no real news. We keep listening and watching for more. Rick "Big Casino" Nelson is in contact with them but we haven't heard from him.



ROUNDING-UP

All of our members seem to surviving health wise. Nothing new to report. (Thank Goodness) Let's keep it that way.



Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 2 · Series No. 207 · February 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

To Dick "Colorado" Oakes. He has faithfully kept in touch with the Trail Riders since moving to Colorado a hundred years ago. A special thanks to him for the donation for stamps and sending the proper dates for his and Carol's birthdays!


FEBRUARY & MARCH BIRTHDAYS

February 5th - Sheldon "Manitoba Man" Hall
February 8th - Miss Charleen Maiers
February 19th - Miss Julia Tucker

March 13th - Rick "Texas Red" Tucker
March 18th - Miss Carol "Red" Oakes
March 19th - Bob "Rocky Bob" Soebeck



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


FEBRUARY & MARCH TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, February 5th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, February 19th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, March 5th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, March 19th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 6:30 and end around 8:30 pm. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and talk and enjoy each other while the "Boys" watch their western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“A day without a shared laugh is a sorry day.”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Bad news! Sheldon "Manitoba Man" Hall had a fire in his house January 2nd. He lost a lot of his memorabilia and his Civil War gear. It was fortunate that it was contained to one room, but a lot of damage was done. The losses are not replacable. Much of his clothing was smoke damaged. Hopefully some of it can be salvaged.

  The latest news about the Motion Picture Home and Hospital was that it was to close in 60 days. All of the residents have that much time to make other arrangements. It is a short notice and is bound to be a hardship on many. We are getting as much information as we can.

  Miss Joyce Harding found a bunch of tapes Jack "Buck" Harding had made up introducing many of the old original Trail Riders. I'm going to send them out as fast as I can. Thank you Joyce!

  Some of the members have firearms, antique and other items available for sale or trade. I haven't wanted to list these items in the ads. If you call me or email me, I'll try to put you in touch with the party's who have them available.



ROUNDING-UP

"Golden Grizz" has had his health problems the last couple of months but seems to be pretty good now. His wife, Marge, is also having issues which is always hard.

Miss Clair is still having some problems, health wise and spent some time in the hospital. I really think it was to get away from David "Forgetful" for a while. Anyway, she was at the last meeting with him.

Haven't heard from "Rocky Bob" in some time. I'll have to get in touch with him.

Rick "Texas Red" Tucker sent me an email about a special BBQ dinner at the Elks and he was to entertain. All of this was on a Friday evening and I got the email late Friday afternoon. Missed again! We need to get this information out sooner. He is still entertaining at the Stray Steer on Tuesday evenings at 6 pm. They have a special dinner starting around 4 pm.



Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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A Monthly Newsletter Publication from the Trail Riders of the West


Vol. XIX · No. 1 · Series No. 206 · January 2009


Tip of the White Hat

Jack “Buck” Harding

To Bob “Golden Grizz” Schenk - he has handled the one fund raiser we have had for some time and has kept us in money for things we needed.


JANUARY & FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS

January 12th - Miss Mino Bousquet
January 15th - Miss Wilma "Hiyawilma" Irvine
January 29th - Miss Bobby Farrell

February 5th - Sheldon "Manitoba Man" Hall
February 8th - Miss Charleen Maiers
February 19th - Miss Julia Tucker



Have you seen your birthday celebrated in our newsletter? If not, please e-mail us at: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com
or drop a note to The Trail Riders at 1218 Alexander Street, Simi Valley, CA 93065.


JANUARY & FEBRUARY TRAIL RIDER MEETINGS

Thursday, January 8th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, February 5th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island

Thursday, February 19th - “Miss” Teresa's Paradise Island


All Trail Rider meetings begin around 6:30 and end around 8:30 pm. A donation of $1.00 requested per person to help pay for the snacks and sodas.

“Miss” Teresa invites all ladies of the Trail Riders to come and talk and enjoy each other while the "Boys" watch their western movies.


IOWA SEZ:

“It's not WHAT you say to a horse that gets its attention, it's HOW you say it.”


  Trail Rider Lincoln Bond, our resident Cowboy Magician, is available for entertainment for kids and/or adults. He can be reached at (661) 298-4081.

  Rick “Texas Red” Tucker and his band have played for many groups in Southern California. If your needs are for enjoyable music and entertainment, give “Texas Red” a call at (805) 750-0696.

  Chuck “Preacher” Edmonson and has written two books, "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." He can be contacted at: PO Box 1902 Poulsbo, WA 98370-0280. Book prices are $10.00 each.

Tell 'em you heard about 'em on the Trail Riders of the West website!


Trail Riders Belt Buckle

We still have some brass belt buckles for sale. They have the Trail Riders logo, are very attractive and are priced at only $22 each. CLICK HERE to order your genuine Trail Riders of the West belt buckle.


  REMEMBER   Any and all news is appreciated and welcome at all times and... if you have any photographs for us to put on this website, please send them in JPEG or GIF format to us at our email address: trailridersofthewest@gmail.com


ROVIN' DUSTY DROVER STUFF


Don “Dusty” Maiers

  Miss Teresa went to Honolulu to visit with her daughter over Christmas time. We have it from a good source that the "Black Out" on the Island was caused because Miss Teresa and Lisa turned on their hair dryers at the same time. Drove the Secret Service guys crazy!

  Tom "Cowboy" Ratican sent me a list of celebs and actors, listing their real names and their "reel" names. We're trying to figure a game with these names which would be fun.

He also sent a story about the famous skier, Peak-A-Boo Swift. She earned her name in the Olympics and went out after offering exhibitions. She made a lot of money in her lifetime. At retirement time she gave some of her money to a hospital, donating for one whole unit. At the dedication of the wing it was given the name of "Peek-A-Boo Swift - I.C.U.

  We have a very talented group of people as Trail Riders of the West members. In Ohai we have Doris "7½" Lauter who is an artist, Art "Wrangler" Landry from Thousand Oaks whose talent is in wood, designing cabinets. And now we have Chuck "Preacher" Edmonson from Washington state who has written two books.

The titles of the books are "Peacemaker of the Pecos" and "Prodical of the Pecos." We can buy them for $10.00 each and, if we play our cards right, I'll bet he would autograph them for us.



ROUNDING-UP

Our New Year has begun like a blank slate board. It's up to us to fill it in as we go. May we use it wisely.



Happy Trails and Warm Campfires!
“Dusty”


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