I Society By BETTY SCHULTZE The picnic season has arrived in all its glory and this last week was typical of what the rest of the term’s week-ends will resemble. The Mc Kenzie highway, the mill-race, and all the nearby picnic spots for which Eugene is famous, have cofne into their own, and will undoubtedly dominate the tone of the social ac tivities till school closes. Aside from the predominance of picnics, several house formals and spring informals were given during the week, and the houses and lawns ■on the campus presented a festive apearance both afternoon and evo nings. « * * Beta Formal Dance Given Saturday With the lawn covered with tables and huge colored umbrellas, a rain bow colored fountain splashing in the mill-race, and soft flood lights over all, members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity gave their formal dance, Saturday i.' rht. The interior of the chapter house was lighted by candle light, and the Kollege Knights fur nished music for the dancing. Songs were featured by Prank Bohr and Dave Mason, from a canoe which floated from down the mill race, and the Campa Shoppe trio, accompanied by Billy O’Bryant, sang. Allen Bracher, Walton Crane and Herbert Lewis were in charge of the arrangements. Patrons and patronesses were, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pranklin, Mr. and tylrs. Hugh Bosson, Mr. and Mrs. I Harold White, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Ober teuffer, Mr. and Mrs, Thomas I. Chapman. * * * Phi Delta Theta Entertains at Formal The home of Mr. anti Mrs. Camp bell Church on Fairmount Heights was the scene of the Phi Delta Theta formal, Saturday, May 5. The house, lawn and tennis court were decorated with palms, spring flowers, and numerous lights. Refreshments were served in the tennis court, and sky rockets were displayed between the clances. Music was furnished by George Weber’s orchestra, with features by Kenneth Allen. Mr. and Mrs. Wal ter Banks, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Church, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Hudson acted as patrons and patronesses for the affair. Phi Delta Theta »held their anntfal picnic at Robinson’s Grove on the ' Willamette river, Sunday. Out-of town guests that came down for both the picnic and the dance were Kenneth McKenzie, Percy Bolstead, Allen Kelly, and Mort Frayne of the University of Washington, and Vern Haffenfeldt, William McAlit, A1 Thelien and Kenneth Tully of Oregon State College. * * *• A calm, peaceful barn, about ten miles from Eugene, was turned into a festive, collegiate structure last Friday evening when Alpha Omicron Pi sorority entertained at their an nual barn dance. A huge rustic lantern, suspended from the rafters, lent an appropriate light for the scene of dancing to music furnished by a four-piece orchestra and the disturbed kine that resided below the dance floor. Bandannas worn by the party car ried the programs on them, and pop and doughnuts wore served. As a side entertainment, jumping into the hay loft was indulged in by all. Patrons and patronesses for the dance were, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miner, Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Zane, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reinhart, and Mrs. Lucy Abrams. * * * Members of Gamma Phi Beta were hostesses at a formal dance given at their chapter house, Satur day evening. Spring flowers and palms were used in decorating, and a soft lighting effect was produced by candles on the grille tables. In the latter part of the evening several vocal selections were sung by Ken neth Allen. Dean , Virginia Judy Esterly. Mrs. Josephine Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hudson, and Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Hitchcock were the patrons. Previous to the dance the mem bers entertained their out-of-town guests at dinner at tiie Anchorage. * * * Coming as a very complete sur prise to her Alpha Xi Delta sorority sisters was the announcement of the betrothal of Miss Lois Everson to Phil Jvordling at a dinner at the Alpha Lambda chapter house Satur day evening. Tiny cards, bearing the names of the betrothed, wero drawn to the place of each guest by tiny pink ribbon streamers from be neath the centerpiece of pink tulips and snapdragons. Tall pink tapers in crystal holders also adorned the table. Miss Everson, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Everson of Creswell, Oregon, is a senior major in music and is a member of Mu Phi Epsilon. Mr. Nonlling, who is in business in Eugene, formerly at tended O. S. C. Alpha Phi chapter of Sigma Kappa held their installation ball at the Eugene hotel, Friday evening, May 4. Guests for the affair in cluded members of Epsilon chapter, Oregon State College, and the presi dents of the various fraternities and sororities of the campus. A feature of the evening was a toe dance by Lucile Larson, Patrons and patronesses included President and Mrs. Arnold Bennett Hall, Dean Virginia Judy Esterly, Dean and Mrs. Elmer L. Shirrell, Dean and Mrs. John Straub, Mrs. Jennie Bur rows, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Simpson, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Bean, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Kingsmill, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Lomax, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Beattie, Miss bertha Whillock. Underclassmen of Sigma Alpha Epsilon entertained at a very clever spring informal, Saturday evening. The dancing rooms of their chapter house wero decorated with massive paper tulips and earthen jars of spring flowers. Red, blue, and green lights cast dim shadows on the grille tables Where the guests were seated. Jack Waldron played several har monica selections as the feature. Their patrons and patronesses were, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Tugman, Mr. and Mrs. If. J. AdamsJ and Doan and Mrs. Elmer L. Shirrell. Orvil Thompson had charge of the dance. Thirty-five couples were present at the Alpha Beta Chi sport dance which was given at their chapter house on Saturday, May 5. The ceil ing wasj composed of white, yellow, orange and red streamers, and bas kets of Scotch broom were about the rooms. . Patrons and patronesses wero Dean and Mrs. J. H. Gilbert, and Dr. and Mrs. Andrew Fish. Phi Mu sorority entertained at an informal dance Saturday evening at the Eugene hotel. Forty couples at tended, including out-of-town guests and alumnae of the chapter. Amelia Kiplan was chairman for the dance. Patrons and patronesses were Dean and Mrs. Elmer L. Shir rell, and Mr. and Mrs. McDuff. The annual picnic- of Alpha Tau Omega was held at Triangle Lake on Sunday. Members of the fra ternity and their guests left early in the morning, and the day was spent in swimming, boating, hiking, and dancing. Dean and Mrs. John Straub, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miner, and Lieu tenant and Mrs. George F. Herbert chaperoned the affair. ' The Three Arts Club was decorat ed with tulips and dogwood, and lighted by candles for their informal lance on Saturday evening. Diana Deinanger, Helen Wood and Harriet Ever Present PERFECTION RALPH WALDO EMERSON said of the rose: “It is perfect in every mo ment of its existence.” And more true of the unchanging gem is this fact of ever-present perfection. A diamond from our collection may be possessed on terms -which . w'ork no hardship “If It Comes From Skeie’s It Must Be Good” McLeod were in charge of t£e eve ning. Mr. and Mts. W. R. B. Wille-ox, Miss Kertehen, of Berkeley, Cali fornia, and Mrs. Mary W. Fairfowl were patrons and patronesses. The spring informal of Sigma Nu fraternity was given in the form of a grille sport dance on Friday night. Music by Hap Stewart’s “Chestnut Kernels,” and several “blues” fea tures were on the evening’s pro gram. Palms were used in decoration. Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Jewett, Dr. and Mrs. S. M. Kerron, and Dr. and Mrs. I B. W. DeBusk were the patrons and | patronesses. Grace Fleming and Miriam Shep ard, Sigma Kappa, were guests of Upsilon chapter of Sigma Kappa at the spring informal given at the Alderwood Count ry Club in’ Port land, Saturday evening. An oriental atmosphere prevailed at the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, Saturday, May 5, when the members entertained at an informal dance. Chinese lanterns, cherry blossoms, and wisteria decorated both the in terior of the house aiid the lawn. Refreshments were served to the guests out on the lawn, which was representative of a Chinese garden. Their patrons and patronesses were, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Harth am, Mrs. Abbie 2. Marsh, and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hudson. The Craftsman club was the scene of an attractive dance, Saturday night, when Susan Campbell hall entertained with their annual spring informal. Huge basets of coral tulips and lavcndar lilacs decorated the rooms. Miss Elizabeth Pennock was in charge of decorations. Patrons and patronesses for the dance were, Miss Fannie McCamant, Miss Ernestine Troemal, Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Zane, Mr. and Mrs. Gil bert Hermance, and Mr. Lawrence de Ryeke. * * * Psi Kappa fraternity gave a spring dance at the Anchorage on Friday evening, with red as the decorative color scheme, carried out in red tulips, candles, and red and silver programs. Captain John J. McEwan and Mr. Next to First Nat’l Bank, Eugene and Mrs. Everett Hartham acted as patrdus and patronesses. Ruby Russell and Mildred Low den. Gamma Nu, visited on tho 0. S. C. campus over the week-end. • • . A picnic was enjoyed by members of Fhi Mu sorority at Swimmer’s: Delight. on Sunday. Dorothy Gay was in charge of tho day. and about eighty-six attended. Miss Badollett and Mrs. Lang, Kappa Delta house mother, chaperoned the affair. To-Ko-Lo, men's honorary frater nity, gave their formal dance at We Never Stop for Spring Fellows, we realize that this is a mighty busy season for stu dents. There are so many extra-curri cular a c t i vities, then at your odd moments there are many recreational stunts you cannot resist. Every moment of your time is valu able. Don’t waste it by carrying your laundry downtown Call 8-2-5 for im mediate laundry taxi service. ^ ’New ’ Service Laundry —With— JOAN CRAWFORD A supporting bill of excellence, including MAX DAVIDSON in “Como the Dawn,” Freddy Holt in song slide novelty, Patho News and Aesop Fables. Time to Order A New Supply of slabwc::d. The weather is fine and deliveries can be made promptly. If you order now the fellows will have more time to put it in than later in the season. Just call— 452 BOOTH-KELLY LUMBER CO. Lucille's Tea Room on Friday night. The rooms were exquisitely decor ated with spring flowers and colored lighting effects. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Oberteuffer and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Erl) were patrons and patronesses for the evening. f/r*srs=cst23^.--r:- i v - .v„ OREGON AGGIES BEAT HUSKIES IN CLOSE TILT OREGON STATE COLLEGE, Cor vallis, May 7—Oregon State jumped into the lead in the northern divi sion Pacific Coast baseball confer ence by a victory over the Wash ington nine hero today. Tho final game of the scries will be played tomorrow. • R H E Washington, .4 ,7 3 Oregon State .5 9 2 liatteries: Washington, Kevins, Davis, McKenzie. O. 8. C. Cloys, Bo stock ami Maple. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY TOLSTOY’S Flaming Love Drama of Romance and International Adventures ROD LA ROCQUE J) The screen’s perfect lovers in & a glowing drama of a man’s reborn love and a woman’s re demption to honor and virtue, vividly told upon the screen. Powerful . . . Sensational . . - Beautiful . . . human . . . splendor . . . magnificent ... A romance that will capture and live forever In ' your heart. <j N. B.—PRICE6 WILL NOT BE ADVANCED FOR THIS SPECIAL PRESENTATION |j -- . & Shrine of the Photoplay and Music ATMOSPHERIC PROLOGUE and “TRIP THRU THE ORGAN” by Frank D. C. Alexander NEWS COMEDY COME! HELP US CELEBRATE! May the Ninth marks the anniversary of the advent in Eugene of de luxe entertainment, the birthday of the McDonald. That Eugene appreciated the many modern appointments for comfort and perfection of presentation is evi denced in the patronage the McDonald has enjoyed since that memorable night, three years ago. It is with a feeling of keen delight, that we announce a full week of celebration, May 7 to 12, an ‘‘Anniversary Week” during which we will present two of the most colorful programs ever seen on any screen and stage.