La Grande evening observer. (La Grande, Or.) 1904-1959, July 01, 1930, Page 3, Image 3

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    Tuesday, July 1. 1930
LA GRANDE EVENING OBSERVER, LA GRANDE, ORE.
Page Three
kial Eventsi
LA.re Scheduled At
Normal School
CDIETy NEWJT
jS6th Birthday
Is Celebrated
tiring the summer sesslou at the
tern Oregon Normal school a num-
of social events have been plan
us a diversion from studies unci
(spend pleasant hours of fellow -
and In getting acquainted.
jeveral of the parties have -already
Jen place. First was thet student
at the beginning oi the session,
afternoon when the old students
the new ones, and the new ones
ned to know each other and the
mer students too. The nest week
loclal evening of dancing,, cards
games was held and last Friday
e was a picnic and welner roaut
Cove.
Tomorrow evening, July 2 at 7:30
ither social evening will take place,
o more such evenings are sched
d for Wednesday July 9 and Wed
day July 10. A school picnic is
lined for July 1 1 at 4 o'clock ai
e Cone, and a pack trip will be
d sometime before the session
es. At 9 o'clock Friday evening,
y 18 the summer school dance will
in.
Farewell Party
For Miss Hackman
In compliment to Miss Emma Hack
man who is leaving soon to make net
home In California, a delightful fare
well party was given last night In
the Masonic parlors by Md. Florence
Bacon and Mrs. Myrtle Beatty, with
about 35 persons, friends of Miss
Hackman who are members of the
Eastern Star, as guests.
The evening was spent sewing and
making gifts for Miss Hackman who
was honored with a lovely shower.
The rooms were attractive with clus
ters of flowers and at the close ot
the party dainty refreshments were
served. ,
Miss Hackman has lived In La
Grande for a number of years at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hackman.
While In California she will visit with
another brother.
Honoring Mrs. James Spencer on
her eighty-sixth birthday anniversary
a number of her friends gathered yes
terday at the home of Mrs. George
Pierce to" celebrate the event. Mrs.
Spencer is the mother of Mrs. HatUe
Owsley. Two birthday cakes were
made and dainty refreshments served.
The honor guest received several love
ly gifts.
'
Weiner Roast In
i Wallowa Canyon
j About 45 members of the Blue
Mountain Canton of the I. O. O. F.
and Ladles Militant from La Grande,
Enterprise. Elgin, Union and Cove
I met Sunday for a weiner roast In the
j Wallowa canyon. While the others
visited some of the men fished. The
! group assembled about 4 o'clock and
! returned home that night. The nex
meeting of the organizations will he
July 10 at La Grande,
Mrs.
Wardell Is
Hostess to Club
. JKL ...
FERVENT desire to satisfy all
the particular demands of
am clients has given us u wide
spread rep ii tut Ion for X rust -worthiness.
Vim can depend
upon us without hesitation.
WE UNDERSTAND
SNODGKASS "
& ZIMMKKMAN
Main 62
Members of the Island City Bridge
club were guests of Mrs. Albert War
dell Friday afternoon at her home.
Attractive decorations featured bou
f quets of flowers.
I Three tables were at play with Mrs.
j H. G. Avery winning the club prize. A
; dainty two-course luncheon was serv
; ed. The next meeting will be two
i weeks from last Friday, July 11, with
i Mrs. Homer Wilson.
Evening of Bridge
At Jacobsen Home
At a delightful evening- of bridge
Mrs E. Jacobsen was hostess to the
Saturday Night club at her home,
which was effectively decorated with
i roses and canterbury bells.
j Honors at cards were won by Mrs.
i Ross Eaton with two tables at play.
' Refreshments were served later in the
I evening. The next meeting will be
! with Mrs. W. G. Sawyer on Saturday,
July 12.
Miss Harriman To
Wed L. D. Lewis
Announcements ore being received
here of the coming marriage of Miss
j lona Ruth Harriman, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. B. Harriman, to Leslie Den;
son Lewis Saturday evening, July 12
at 8 o'clock at the Sunnysido Metho
dist church In Portland. Immediately
after the ceremony a reception will
be held at the bride's home.
POTMAN
Clearance
Offering the newest, smartest apparel
always at the lowest prices Put
man Quality assured.
' New Frocks from our own stocks
$5.00 $9.90 $12.50 $14.85
COATS
The greatest clearance sale of Spring
and summer coats we have ever held.
See these groups and compare values.
$5.00 $10.00 $12.00 $15.00 $19.85
ALL HIGH PRICE COATS
V PRICE
I
Fleshman's Car
Wrecked Sunday
Near La Grande
By Mrs. Charles Spencer
Observer Correspondent )
GRANGE HALL (Special) O. C.
Fleshman's car was wrecked Sunday
night when Mr. and Mrs. Dwlght
Pleshman, who were on their way to
La Grande were knocked off the
highway and the car completely de-,
mollshcd. They had driven onto the 1
highway from the side road that leads !
from their home to the highway, were !
traveling at a moderate rate of !
speed, when a car attempted to pass j
and just as It was opposite, another I
cur from the rear tore past and
knocked it into the Pleshman car.
The driver who wus the cause of the
accident never stopped but rushed
on and left his victims to get-. along
tho best they could. Tho car that was
pushed Into tho Pleshman car was
somewhat damaged. No one was
hurt but had the contact of the cars
been six inches higher, the accident
would have been fatal to Mr. and
Mm. Fleshman, it Is said. j
Fifty-one persons, including 35 1
grownups and 10 children were pres-
cut Friday afternoon when Mrs. I
Edith Gekeler, Mrs. Orlin Anson and I
Mrs. Clarence Redhead entertained
the Countrywoman's club nt tbe j
Gekeler home. Mrs. Bert Grout won !
i tho first prize and Mrs. Geo. Hughes i
was second In a contest conducted !
by Miss Edith Ragaln. A great deal !
of pleasure was derived from the
white elephant gifts exchanged. In !
the clever banking game, Mrs. Delbert 1
Anson, who was chosen as the re
ceiver, was very much surprised when
she received a shower of lovely and
tiseful gifts. The hostessed served
ice cream and cako for Refreshments.
Two new members Joined the club.
In the early part of the meeting, a
business session was held and It was
decided to hold the next regular
meeting at Riverside park, In honov
of the children. Mrs. Arthur Golden
was appointed chairman of the re
freshment committee and Mrs. George
Hughes will have charge of the pro
gram. Mr. and Mrs, J. B. Llndsey had as
their guests lust Sunday, Juke Baker,
Nan Young and Mrs. Henry Davis, of
La Grande. These families derive
much enjoyment from their visits
together, Mr. Llndsey and Mr. Baker
having been friends In Pueblo, Colo.,
and the families of Young, Baker and
Davis having come together by wagon
train from Colorado to the Grande
Ronde valley In the pioneer days.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwlght Fleshman, who
were recently married, were sur
prised Saturday evening when 44
neighbors called and serenaded them
with music, such us is furnished by
r. charivari crowd. Visiting was en
Joyed and refreshments served during
the evening. A miscellaneous show
er was an Interesting feature of the
party. Monday evening, members
of the young, people's .class of the
Christian church of La Grande gave
them another surprise which was
thoroughly enjoyed by all concerned.
Among the Blue Mountain grangers
In attendance Saturday at the Po
mona meeting at Pondosa, were Mr.
Ujid Mrs. Rulph Wells, Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Sayre, Mrs. Mattle Golden. Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Macomb, Mr. and Mrs.
George Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. Roy
Gekeler, Mi', and Mrs. Bert Grout,
Mrs. Edith Gekeler. Mr. and Mrs. o.
C. Pleshman, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Eck
ley. Mr. and Mrs J. B. Llndsey. Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Wright. Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Nizer, Mr. and Mrs. George Currcy,
Mi', and Mrs. Ed Jasper. Mr. and
Mis. Walter Pierce, Mrs. J. A. Hol
man. Miss Minnie Holman, Mrs.
Charles Spencer and Charles Ha
mann. Wednesday July 2. Blue Mountain
grange will hold its regular meeting
In the afternoon. The meeting will
begin at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Emery, of Portland, northwest
manager of u life insurance company,
was a guest at the 6. C, Fleshman
home Tuesday evening.
Miss Florence Robinson was a guest
of Miss Bethel Pleshman for two
days last week.
Helen Reaches
Semi-Finals On
Wimbledon Court
rimrr r .VHprmUVi aiinn n
Here Are a Few of
the Items That You
. SAVE
ONE-HALF
OIIISEE'lEESD
$15.00 Floor Lamps
FCBMTOKE SALE
VAQ0JE!Too
And What Values!
....$ 7.50
$22.50 Wilton Rugs 36x63.- 11.25
$6.75 Oval Braided Rugs 1.95
$260 Electric Range 130.00
$100 Electric Range 50.00
$80 Needlepoint-Chair 40.00
$240 Edison Radio 120.00
$300 Victrola '. 150.00
$25. Portable Phonograph- 12.50
$8.75 Walnu b Bed R. Chair.. 4.35
$45. Twin Size Box Spring.. 19.50
$30. 3-3 Silk Floss Matress 15.00
$32.50 Kiddie Kpop 10.25
$45.30 Chiffonier & Bench.. 22.65
$2.95 Framed Pictures 1.45
$39.50 Table Lamps 19.75
$27.50 Console Mirror 13.75
$40.00 Hall Chair 19.50
A JJALLIZ
And What a Sale!
It's here! The greatest selling event of the year
our annual July Furniture Sale. And. this 1930 event
guarantees to surpass all previous efforts and to
break all past records. We've slashed prices, disre
garded costs and radically reduced every piece of fur
.niture in our store, (a few contract lines excepted) but.',
we know we will be handsomely rewarded for our gen
erosity by !the host of new friends this July Sale will
win for us. .... 1 r
We're Placing on Sale at
JULY SALE PRICES .
Suites, Odd Pieces, Rurs, Linoeum, Kitchenware, Lamps, Nursery Furni
ture, Electrical Goods' Dishes in fact, every single item in our store . . .
all fresh, new merchandise of the latest design and pattern. Prices have
been reduced from 10 to 50 and more. Never before, and never again
will you see such values I
mm i it
Eastern Oregon's Largest Home-Furnishers
Even At These
Low Prices You
Need Only Pay
a Little Down
We invite you to charge your
purchases. A small down pay
.ment delivers any purchase..
The remainder you pay Out of
Income. Ask us to explain to
you our convenient Deferred
Payment Plan.
Old Furniture
Accepted As ;
Part Payment -
- For New i.
i - y .1 . ... . .
'.Trade in your old furniture.
We'll gladly accept it as part
' payment on any purchases
... . made during this July Sale.
A telephone call will bring our
'appraiser to your home.
SHE CHANGED HER NAME,
BUT THAT ACCENT-
-NEVER
I Lit r. '
m ' .
i
A'S AND CHICAGO
MAINTAIN jlEAD
If History Repeats Itself,
Two Teams Will Again
Meet in October.
ALL ENSEMBLES AND
JACKET SUITS AT
1-3 TO 1-2 OFF
FINAL CLEARANCE
of
ALL SPRING MILLINERY
1.95 2.95 3.95
PUTMAN
Rcady-to-Wear & Millinery
WIMRLEDON. Eng.. July 1 Tho
straight net defeat of Helen Jambs
of Berkeley. Cal.. second ranking ;
woman tennis nlnyer of the United 1
States by Cer-ilie Aussem of Germany, i
featured the women's singles qtiar-ter-linals
In the British champion-
ships today. Fraulein Aussem scored i
at 6-2. 0-1. t
WIMBLEDON. Ewr.. July I ,W !
Mrs. Helen Wills Moody, defending
(K-r British tennis championship.;
reached the semi-finiws today b
overwhelming Phyllis Mudford, young
En"lish star. 0-1, 6-2.
The Moody -Mud ford mateh con
sisted mostly of baseline driving with j
the world's chamulon constantly j
keeping her opponent on the run and i
boding the upper hand. j
Elizabeth ftvan. native Caltfnrnfan
now living In England, overcame Bt- i
ty Nuthall, England's famous young
internationalist. In anotlr-r of the!
quarter-finals by scores of 6-2. 2-'-. j
6-0 to Join Mrs. Moody la the semi- i
final round. I
Madame Ren Mathieu. first rank-!
Ing weman player of France, soeediiv.
disposed of Joan Itidlev of England.1
6-2. 6-1. in n third round quarter
final, thus qualifying ns the semi
final round opponent of Mrs. Moodv.
In men's doubles. John Doeg, San
ta Monica, Cal,. and Geortre Lott, Chi- j
cazo. th Amer'ran clnmpions. de
feated C. E. Matfroy, and R. n. Pol
and. English players, nt 7-5, 2-6.
14-12, 6-3.
I. ':ilt no Villi:mis (abote) round
S'Mila Kiirhtv lli.iu
TEW YORK '.Vj The man without
p. country lias something of a femin
ine parallel in Jeanne Williams, ullus
jjonia Karlov.
As Jeanne Williams she Is Ameri
can born of American parents, but
n Son la Karlov she always will be
Russian.
Tlie story begins six years ago when
Jeanne and Mary Williams, sisters,
left tlteir home In .Kyr.icuse, N. V.,
to become chorus girls.
The girls were ambitious and de
termined not to fit:iy in tbe "Follies."
Mary, tbe younger, studird voice and
rxm appeared In "The Grand Street
Follies." Jeanne decided to becomu a
dramatic actie,.-i.
Tiiree years ago Jeanne started for
I easier la change lier name to
:o (Imp her accent. t
Hollywood, started with no hope of
finding a place.
Somewhere before the train reached
the we",t coast Jeanne Williams dis
appeared. Three mouths later there
appeared on tbe horizon a new Rus
sian player with a distinct Russian
accent and the name of Honla Kar
lov. Somewhere Jeanne Williams had
changed her name and her accent.
She was signed by a leading pro
ducer at a large salary.
'I hen crime the talkies which called
for dear English diction. Like others,
Souia Karlov found that her picture
cuee.- was over. She had learned
her Russian accent too well.
Now she is returnliig to Broadway
In a nrv play. But she still Is Sonia
Karlov with a Russian accent.
Mother's Story
In Los Angeles
Trial Surprises
LOS ANGELF.3. July 1 uY, Surprise
testimony ca;::e from a mother
acainst her daughter Monday as the
deposition of Mr?. Laura Walton wni
read Into the trial of the $11,500 love
notc suit brought by Thnnui O Hrl'-n
avamat the st ret n comedian, Harry
Langdon.
Mra. Walton, who is believed tu be
lp Salt Lake City. r..ud Helen O'Brien
K'tiu'don. Iter daulit'-r, wan guilty of
"improper relations" with Lam;don
before she obtained n divorce from
O'Brien and married the actor.
The mother's testimony was the
.second accusation against the Lang
dons assertion their love before their
wedding in 1929 was only platonic.
O'Brien, who 1h attempting to collect
three notes which he said Lang don
'gave him to crush a 250.000 aliena
tion of affections suif. had charged
thf couple with impropriety. The
O'Briens were divorced In 1U28.
'I he daughter's testimony of a hard
lite with O'Brien, during which he
killed her love for him. was met by
the mother's description of O'Brien
as a. "Loving, kind and dutiful husband."
By Orlo Robertson
(Associated Press Sports Writer) j
The Fourth of July Is the unofficial j
date for naming tho winners or tho
major league pennants, but already
the 1030 race resembles the 1020.
chase with the Athletics out In front
In the Junior circuit ahd the Cubs j
setting a hot pace In the Heydler di
vision. . ,
If history repeats Itself the young ;
men managed by Cornelius McGllli- :
cuddy and the McCarthy inspircO
team will again battle for baseball's
premier honor for on July 4, 1029.
the Athletics were leading the Am
erican league and the Cubs showing
the way in the National.
The world's champions failed again
yesterday to gain ground on theli
rivals, although rallying In the eighth
to defeat Detroit 3 to 1.
Eddie Rommel 1. whose chief asset
has been as a relief hurler, had his
knuckle ball working to perfections,
letting the Tigers down with seven
hits,
Yankees Hanging On
The Yankees kept pace with the
champions by staging one of their
'frequent slug fests. during which
Babe Ruth hit his thirtieth home run
of the season and the fifteenth dur
ing the month of June. The Babe
is now 12 games and 12 days aheao
of his 1027 record, when he cracked,
out 60 four-base hits.
The White Sox were victims of the
Yankees wrath, losing 15 to 4.
The Washington Senators also kept
In the midst of the American league
scramble, maintaining their place
with the Yanks two games back of
the Athletics. In defeating the St.
Louis Browns, 2 to 1.
Marberry let the Browns down with
four hits, one of which was a home
run by Kress, while the Senators
touched Blaeholder for eight.
A five-run rally off "Bull" Dur
ham In the clht gave the Indians
an 8 to 3 verdict over the Red .Sox.
Belve Beane started and finiRhed his
first game for Cleveland, holding the
Sox to eight hits,
VwUh Increase Lead
With the Robins idle because of
wet grounds at St. Louis, the Cubs
took advantage of the situation to lit-
j crease their lead In the National
league to one and one-hair games as
they defeated the Giants 10 to 3. The
victory was the Cubs twelfth triumph
n fourteen starts Gabby Hartnett
connected with his seventeenth homo
run while Melvin Ott got his six
teenth. In the only other National league
game the Boston Braves managed to
eke out a 6 to 6 victory over the
Pirates. Lloyd Waner. who has been
recovering from an operation, made
his first appearance of the season In
the Pittsburgh lineup. He failed to
hit in two official times at bat but
made t'.vo pu touts.
100-Meter Dash r
Record May Be
Lowered Today
Hy Frank O. florrle
(Associated Press Sports Writer)
VANCOUVER, B. C, July 1 M1)
Tho world's 100-mcter daah record
may or may not be brokon today In
the Dominion day track and ' field
meet, but Percy Williams, Vancou
ver's double spring champion of the
1028 Olympic names, will have- the
pleasure of again conquering some of
Americas fastest athletes or miller
his first "big time" defeat.
In his first Important race since his
victory over Eddie Tolan University
of Michigan negro and Frank Wy
koff, Olcndale, Cal., hero last year,
Williams was pitted against George
Simpson, Ohio State "Buckeye Bullet"
and Tolan this afternoon.
Tolan Is the official holder of the
world's 100-yard dash record with s
mark of 0.6 seconds and shares the
103-meter figure or 10.4 with Charlie
Paddock, tho former "fastost human.'
Williams equalled the Olympic games
time of 10.6 when he won the 100
metors in 1028.
H'ykoff Declines
Wykoff clipped 1-10 of a second off
the century mark in Chicago early
last month. He declined an Invitation
to compete In the Vancouver meet.
The special 100-meter race was one
of 22 events to be witnessed by more
than 16,000 spectators.
Tho athletes on the program In
cluded: Washington Athletic club, Seattlo:
Paul Jessup, weights; Rufus Klser,
mile; Eddie Ocnung. quarter mile,
and "Podge" Smith, hurdles.
University of Oregon; Bobby Robin
son, pole vaulter.
Washington State college; Wesley
Poster, springs; Homer Heln, Javelin;
Potter Lainhart, Jumper, and Ben
Herron, pole vaulter.
L
SpOFfc
Slants
Alan J.Gould
In full cry now and In the midst
of the greatest winning streak In .
golf's royal and ancient history. Bob-V .
by Jones has captured four of the
lost five national championships in
which he has taken part, with the
American Open at Interlachen In July t
as his next engagement. ( .
The Atlanta wizard won the 1028 ?' '
American Amateur, the 1020 American
Open, fell by the wayside in the 1020
American Amateur but has swept the,,
links of Britain to again pick up the. V
threads of victory. Jones led his Wal--i '
kor Cup team to one-sided triumph'
abroad in addition to capturing the
British Amateur for the first time.
I the British Open for the third tlma t-
In five years, . . ' . .
' Bobby's only major setback since '
he lost a playoff to Johnny Farrell
I at Olympla for the American Open '
'crown of 1028 was at the hands of .-.
j Johnny Goodman, the boy from
Omaha, In the amateur championship
at Pebble Beach last September. . .
1 The Interesting angle Is that the, ,.4
last has not been heard of young Mr.
Goodman, who nonchalantly stood off
nis eminent opponent on the shores
of Carmcl Bay lost summer with ,a
fine exhibition of golf. :
The Nebraskan led the country's -qualifiers
In the National Open pre
liminaries last year, worked his way
East and finished the rugged Winged
Foot layout, even though his final'
Bi-monthly wrestling shows in Los
Angeles outdraw the combined total
receipts of boxing programs although
the latter are held every week.
Portland, Ore., a city of 290,000
population, has 17 golf courses.
Young Corbett Is the biggest draw
ing card San Francisco has had since
Jack DempHcy was getting started
there In 1017.
Washington London naval treaty
condemned as "unfair and unjust" In
minority reported signed by three
members of senate foreign relations
committee.
Washington Huge Income tax pay
menu enable treasury to complete
1030 fiscal year with surplus of 200,-0O0.00J.
Washington President Hoover re
turns to white house refreshed after
weekend at Virginia fishing camp.
Beaumont Mob, seeking to lynch
negro, disperses after sheriff punches
leader.
Moscow Stalin, discusses czarist
debts, propaganda abroad, and other
J subjects In seven-hour speecn.
tally of 318 was 24 strokes back of
1 Jones. This at least was better than
such stars of Johnny Farrell could do.
j This June. Goodman was within
1 a stroke of the top among some 1200
' aspirants for qualifying places and
, will be in tbe finals at Minneapolis.
Even though he Is not In a class with
Jones as a scoring machine. It will
be Interesting to see what Goodman
does at Intorlachen in his second at-
i tempt; even more Interesting to seo
what happens to Merlon In September
for the National Amateur. Golfing
fate might make some arrangements
there to cast Bobby and Johnny to
gether again In match play and
scramble around to enjoy the flre
1 works. t .
I Chicago, apparently ready to turn
,out bigger crowds whenever there is
a sporting demand for them, has
again demonstrated Its ability to out
j draw New York or any other town in
;the country.
j Its principal Indoor arena, the Chi
cago Stadium, outstripped New York's
j Madison Square Garden in average
' boxing turnouts for the 1020-30 sea
son. The figures show the Stadium
averaged 13,341 customers and $54,-
607 In receipts for 23 shows, with ft
top gate of 184,584 for the Walker
Loughran match in March. The Gar
den averaged 912.708 paying guests
for 31 shows and S43.690 in receipts.