Roundup: February 11, 2015
Almansor Court – 700 S. Almansor, Alhambra, CA.
Social Hour: 5:00 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM
Speaker: Barbara Schultz
Subject: Flying Carpets, Flying Wings: The Biography of Moye W. Stephens
Join us in February for a fascinating presentation by aviation historian and author, Barbara Schultz, discussing her book, Flying Carpets, Flying Wings, The Biography of Moye W. Stephens. Come hear the remarkable story of Moye W. Stephens, whose legacy spanned fifty years of aviation history and embraced the early days of flight in Southern California. Moye is associated with Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart and many other notable aviators. Beginning in 1931, he piloted an around the world flight lasting 18 months with famed author, Richard Halliburton, which took them to Timbuktu, Borneo and beyond. Schultz’s book recounts the first factual narrative of this Flying Carpet flight. The program also delves into Stephens’ first commercial run; The Gambler’s Run, to Agua Caliente, Mexico.
Barbara Schultz, herself a pilot, lives with her husband on their own airport, Little Buttes Antique Airpark, north of Lancaster. Their home is part of a hanger that houses several vintage aircraft. Ms. Schultz has written four aviation history books. She travels around the country sharing her love for and knowledge of aviation history. This promises to be an enjoyable presentation so come fly with us in February to learn more about this exciting era of aviation history.
Sittin’ Around the Campfire
Dinners cost $35 each and the reservation deadline is February 6, 2015. Late reservations can be accepted, but you won’t be able to choose your entrée and you will pay $40. Please mail your reservation and your check—payable to “Westerners, Los Angeles Corral”— Call Jim Shuttleworth, Registrar of Marks and Brands, at 909 595-6655 with questions or late reservations.
PAYPAL is now available
Upcoming Roundup Speakers & Programs
March 11, 2015 …………. Brian Dillon—World War II in China
April 8, 2015……………… Jack Prichett—Old Spanish Trail
May 13, 2015………….Bill Warren -W.W. Robinson
June 20, 2015 ………….FANDANGO! – Turner Estate
Joint Meeting with the Old Spanish Trail Association
Our April 8th meeting will include members of the Old Spanish Trail Association. The Old Spanish Trail was a mule trail used from 1829 to 1848 between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. OSTA members have promised to tie up their more flatulent mules outside the dining room. We have made no such promises in return.
Our thanks to Santa Fe Crafts for a highly successful 2014 Holiday Fundraiser.
From the proceeds of the sale, $734.50 was raised for our Corral.
Thanks to the following members for their support: