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Order Or Rainbow
To Hold 33 Annual
The 33rd annual session of the
Grand Assembly, Order of the
Rainbow for Girls, will be held
June 14, 15 and 16 in La Grande,
with La Grande Assembly 13 as
hostess. Sessions will be held in
the main coliseum of the gymna
sium of the Eastern Oregon Col
Registration will begin Sunday,
June 14 at 9 a m. in Hoke Hall of
the college. Practices will be held
Sunday afternoon in preparation
for the formal opening at 9 a.m.
on Monday, June 15. All meetings
will be closed and only those en
titled to attend may be present.
T. G. Leavitts
Mr. and Mrs. T. G Leavitt were
honored on their 30th' wedding
anniversary with a smorgasbord
dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Orcn Lovan
and family were hosts, with the
dinner being held in their home
Sunday evening. Mrs. Lovan and
Mrs. Leavitt are sisters.
A red and white carnation cor
sage was presented to Mrs. Leav
itt and a red carnation bouton-
niere to Leavitt. ;
Gifts and a decorated annivers
ary cake were presented by the
The evening was spent visiting
and looking at home movies,
shown by Elery Thiclen and Ken
Persons attending included
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hofmann and
family, Mrs. Walter McKay and
f-imily, Fred Hofmann, Mrs. Betty
Alexander and family, Mrs. Mar
garet Swart, Marvin Blake, Mr.
and Mrs. Maurice Baker and fam
ily, Mrs. Emily Broekman, Mr.
and Mrs. John Hofmann and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Leavitt and
family, Mrs. Elsie McLaughlin,
Edith Lovan, Mr. and Mrs. Elery
Ihielen and family, Mr' and Mrs.
William Lovan and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Maurice Thielen, Mr,
and Mrs. Earl Lovan of Caldwell,
Idaho, Mr. and Mrs. Oren Lovan
and Mr. and Mrs. T G. Leavitt
Set For Sunday
Bobbie Huston will be honored
JSunday at a farewell potluck pic-
Die being planned at Riverside
Park, between the hours of 4 and
This is to be a farewell party,
a? she is moving to California in
the near future.
All of her friends are being
invited to attend. Each person
to bring potluck dish and table
service, coffee will be furnished.
Summertime Tuna Crisp Salad
Luncheon in a mol8" is ' this i
Summertime Tuna Salad porfect
for the warm summer months to
come. Combined for tempting
goodness in the finished dish are
such favorite flavors as tuna fish,
onions, celery, pimientos, ripe
olives, mayonnaise and of course
rich and smooth Morning Milk.
Join this good salad entree with
relishes, hot rolls and a yummy
dessert, and you've a menu made-to-order
for any luncheon guests
you may ever have.
Makes 6 servings)
1 tablespoon H envelope) un-
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.- Robert L. Barnes, Manager '
111 Elm St WO. 3-2144, LaGrande
At 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16,
the officers for 1959-1960 will be
installed at a public installation.
we turn the pages to the year 1922
wnen Bourn McAlester Chapter 149,
Order of th? Eastern Star in
McAlester Okla., discussed the
advisability of organizing an order
for girls which would be com
parable to the Order of DeMolay
lor boys. W. Mark Severn n sard
degree Mason, offered to prepare
ine niuai as well as the constitu
tion and by-laws. Having had
many years of exnprionpo in Ma
sonic and Eastern Star .work, he
prepared a ritual along the lines
that would incorporate the teach
ings of those fralprniHne nnH
called it the Order of the Rainbow
In Oregon, the Martha Washing
ton Chapter 14, Order of the East
ern Star, endorsed the movement
and. were the first to sponsor an
assembly in this state. On Feb. 14,
1925, thirty-three girls from Ta
coma Assembly 2, in Tacoma,
eame to Portland to initiate the
40 candidates and install the char
ter officers of Martha Washington
Assembly 1. Mjss Genevieve
Kruse was the first worthy ad
visor and Mrs. Lulu Mills, the first
mother advisor. Mrs. Mills still
attends each grand Tissembly. '
With th? institution of Arling
ton on April 19 of this year, the
UNION (Special) Honor roll
for the fourth, nine weeks, at
the Union High. School is as fol
lows; Bob Cockrell, Sharon
Bauer, Eileen Edvalson: Rita
Gibbs, Claudic Herman, Jean Hill
Lecse Taylor, Carolyn Vickers,
Henry Miller, and JoeAnne Mc
Murphy, 4; Deanna Straight, Bill
Cockrell, and Janice Gipson, 3.8
Sharon Crossland and Carla Point,
3.7; Don Baxter,-Roberta Mayotte
Mava Elliott, Janice Hibbeln and
Peggy Jacob, 3.6; and Marianne
On the honorable mention list
are, Maureen Miller, Carol Slemp
and Patsy Hutchinson, 3.4; Dixie
Ballard, Coramay Bell, Kay Han
nan, Nancie Gilkison and Karen
Miller, 3.3; Steve Batcman 'and
Ron Robinson, 3.2; Bill Ricker,
Rosemary Zaugg, Sally ' Berger,
harron Burford, Mike Crouter,
Judy Maxwell, Donna Router and
Trudy Wilde, 3.
Attending for the year with a
perfect attendance and no tard
ies during the complete year, are
Leila Harsin, Judy Buck, Carol
Slemp and Henry Miller.
flavored gelatin. V cup cold water
1 cup mayonnaise. V cup lemon
juice. 2 tablespoons chopped pim
iento. 'A teaspoon salt. V cup
(6-7 ounce can) well-drained tuna.
A cup chopped celery. Vi cup
well-drained sliced ripe olives.
Soften gelatin in cold water.
Dissolve over hot water. Slowly
add Morning Milk to mayonnaise
in mixing bowl. Stir until well
blended. Add lemon juice and
salt. Stir in dissolved gelatin. Fold
in remaining ingredients. Blend
well. Spoon into 1-V4 quart mold.
Chill until firm (about 2 hours).
Unmold and serve on salad greens.
will go out of his
way to bring
loans yqrir way
You arrange your loan . . . your
way, on Signature only, car or
furniture. Phone "first for I Trip
77th assembly was formed in the
state. The assemblies are spon
sored by Eastern Star Chapters
Masonic Lodges or groups of in
dividua's from both of these
bodies. Any girl between the ages
of 12 and 18 who is the daughter
of a Master Mason or an Eastern
Star, or .the friend of a Rainbow
Girl may petition for membership
in the order. It is- based upon1
service to others and the assem
blies give much of their time' and
money to doing for others. Each
year they have a service project,
state wide, known as the Grand
Wrthy Advisor's project and each
assembly donates money to this.-'
' ;Carolyn Parson chose a three
way project this year: provide a
television' set at the Masanic and
Eastern Star Home of Oregon at
Forest Grove; contribute to the
"cast fund" at the Shriners' hos
pital; and give a Hi-Fi set to the
school for the Deaf, and if their
third is enough, a merry-go-round
for the pre school group at the
In addition to this annual project,
which varies each year, each
assembly has projects of its own
along the same line, which of it
in the way of entertainment for
the aged and ill. . They adopt
families less fortunate than them
selves at Thanksgiving and Christ
They make doll clothes, tray
favors, stuffed toys and many
other things for the hospitals and
children's homes. Along with all
of this,' the girls have a lot of
activities including parties, over
nights, beach trips, ski trips and
1 p.m., Chapter I of PEO will
meet in the home of Mrs. Lowell
.Williamson, 305 Washington ave
nue. Mrs. Fred-Otten and Mrs.
C. D. Cannon are co-hostesses.
2 p.m.. Garden Club will meet
at the clughouse on Y avenue. Mrs.
Otis Palmer and Mrs. Lynn Hill,
committee.. ! i
8 p.m.. The Pythian Sisters will
meet in the KP hall. Important
business meeting. All officers and
members being urged to attend.
Saturday-'"" 1 ' '
3 to 4:30 p.m., WBA Juniors
wilrTneetMn the home of Mrs
Joy' foille'r,'''2202 North Depot,
Each member may bring a guest.
All interested mothers are being
invited to attend.
. 0 p.m., Newcomers' will hold a
dance in the Mavericks hall for
newcomers and guests: Brin po
tato salad, chips and dip, sarrd
wiche'S'or relish; as decided by
Sunday ' ' ' ' '
4 p.m., Potluck picnic farewell
party honoring Bobbie Huston,
will be held at Riverside Park.
All friends being invited. Bring
potluck dish and table service,
7 p.m., Rainbow For Girls will
meet in the Masonic hall. Regular
meeting and initiation.
R n.m.. Rnval Neiphhnrs of Am
erica will meet in the IOOF hall.
House, guests of the Don Lambs
over thev weekend were Mr. and
Mrs. Owen Puckett and.Mrs.,tJim
Purccll of' Portland. A
Mrs. W. H. Moore and daughter
Judy of "Baker was a visijor of
Lola Hetricfc on Memorial day.
Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Wood and
fami'y of Bend, spent the weekend
at Union, visiting relatives and
c:'-'"' 3Va Miles East Of
' ' "''-fta ranrJe on Union Hi
JUNE 4, 5 & 6
Plans For Grand Assembly
ELGIN (Special) Blue Moun
tain Assembly 55, Order of Rain
bow for Girls, made final plans
for attending Grand Assembly at
La Grande, June 14-1516. Worthy
Advisor Marilyn Sherwood presid
ed over the meeting, in McKenzie
A committee was appointed to
prepare a skit for the Assembly.
It was -decided to enter a float
in (he Stampede Parade in July.
There is a committee to decide
on a theme for th,e float. Re
ports were given on the hunt held
on the Dick Hibberd Ranch re
cently. ' . . . ;
BY BARBARA ERWIN
Mrs. Maude Howard of Pendle
ton visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Matts Nice.
Mrs. Roxie Cutting traveled to
Mollola to visit her son, Vinnie,
and family. - While there she
also attended the High School
graduation of her grandson, Kent
John Gray and Wilbur Osterloh
took the North Powder Cub Scouts
on an all day trip to the moun
tains. The scouts went on a long
hike a)id' choked their djinner
without cooking utensils.
Ed Milleson of Vale visited his
sister and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Green bf North Powder.
Marvin Vancil and Robert Eddy
traveled to Owyhee Reservoir to
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Walter and
family of Bates were weekend
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Mrs. Owen Crawley of Richland,
Wash., was a visitor of her mother,
Mrs. Bernice McCanse. While
here she attended the graduation
of her sister Denece. Mrs. Craw
ley informed her mother that they
have purchased a small ranch in
Benton City, where they plan 'to
move this summer. ;
, North Powder,- Pino Mill and
Planer has shut down for an over
haul .and repair. They expected
to be snut down tor a week or two.
Charles Cropp, Frank Pfel and
Le?. Allen Schima went to Unity
fishing. . . .
Mrs. Fred Christman was hos
tess-to a Tupper party in her
home. There were 12 women pres
ent. Mrs. Thelma Hansen of
Baker was demonstrator.
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Morgan have
returned home from the hospital
where they were both ill with
Mr. and Mrs. Noel Gorham
have returned to their home In
California, after visiting in the
Gordon Gorham borne.
Mrs. Gerald Crawford. Mrs.
Harry Newton ' and children of
Pilot Rock were visitors of Mrs.
Crawford's mother, , Mrs. Fred
Lawrence Christman was slightly
injured on the trampolene at EOC.
There was a special cemetery
board meeting Wednesday in the
Howard Manners left Wednes
day morning for Condon on busi
ness. - Way
Come and hove a good fimel
Hibberd gave the assemhlv n
check for $10.
Installed into office were Judy
Parson as drill leader; Faye Hart
ley, religion and Joyce Kennedy
as outer observer. Louie Hale was
installing worthy advisor and San
dra White installing marshal.
During an impressive ceremony
with Louie Hale and Mrs. Dorotha
Lea Davis taking part, several
girls received their service bars
and several received their pot of
gold completing their service pins.
Mrs. Davis also presented the
Grand Cross of Color to Jean Gor
don, who has been awarded the
Grand Cross of Color by the Su
preme Assembly for outstanding
work in Rainbow. Sandra Carroll,
an I20C student and part worthy
advisor, also received the honor
Adults receiving the Grand
Cross of Color are Mrs. Dorotiia
Lea Davis and Mrs. Lola Wayt.
Mrs. Davis instituted the assem
bly in December of 1950, when she
was worthy matron of Blue Moun
tain Chapter OES; Mrs. Wayt was
mother advisor in 1054 and 56. She
has served on the Rainlmw Board
continually since its institution.
Other girls who have received
the Grand Cross of Color pre
viously are, Beverly Wade, Myrna
Poffenburger, Arlene Wayt, Shar
on Calder and Cynthia Sutton.
Louie Hale, father advisor, has
received the honor previously.
Bible School v
The annual Vacation Bible
School conducted by Zion Luther
an church will begin Monday,
June 8, at 9 a.m., and will con
tinue for two weeks, with classes
dismissed daily at 11:30 a.m., ac
cording to an announcement made
Classes will be held for chil
dren four years old through the
sixth grade. AH children of the
community are being invited to
attend. ' . , '!'-!
The general theme of the
Bible School will be "We Believe",
and will emphasize a study of the
Apostles' Creed. There will be
workbooks, handcraft, singing,
imd recreation. Special mission
films will also be shown.
The staff includes Mrs. Jack
RUney, Mrs. W. D. Spear, and
Mrs. Marjorie Nicoson, who are
serving as the planning commit
tee as well as teachers. They will
be assisted by Mrs. George Gar
rison, Mrs. Dean Bnce, Mrs. Ncal
Botham, and the Misses Janet
Wheeler, Marilyn Nicoson, Linda
Osterholm, Kay Olson and Janice
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MISS MARVALENE SIMMONS
Mr. and Mrs. Rolin C. Simmons
of Elgin, are announcing the en
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valenc Jean to Dale W. Camp
bell of La Grande. He is the son
of Alvin W. Campbell and Mrs.
Joanne Blight of La Grande.
A late summer wedding is be
Elaine Church of Enterprise ar
rived here yesterday to spend a
few duys vacation as guest in the
home of Mr.' and Mrs. J. D. Ar
thurs and family. She and Linda
Arthurs were former Enterprise
, Football Coach Al Wills has
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Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haggerty
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Imbler High School Holds
Graduation Exercises For 11
SUMMPRVTT I X? (Cruiolnn
Graduation exercises for the 1959
graduating class of Imbler High
School were held in the gym, the
evening of May 28 at 8 o'clock.
The 11 members of this class are
Joyce Billerbeck, Charlotte Coffin,
Charlotte Patrick, Mick Doughari
ty, Bertha Hohstadt, Judy Houtz,
Gene McLaughlin, Janice Phillips,
Louise Scott, Louise Tuck and
The DrhTMCcmnril' nt P.irtt-t nml
Circumstance was played by Mrs.
iucreua Paroz, Ann McDonald,
Mrs. Evplvn Pnllnr nnH Rnrhnrn
Cook. After the class had ass"m-
wea on the stage, the invocation
was given by Dwight Hopkins.
Joyce Billprhpok rtnlivnrnH thn
Salutatory address, which was en-
utiea Progress of the Pioneers,"
and Rosalee Tuck gave the Vale
dictory address, "Building Our
Bridge to the Future."
rwo musical selections were pre-
On Hospital Tour
The Happy circle Club accom
panied the Grav Ladies rccentlv
on a tour of the Veterans Hospi-
ai at walla Walla.
There were piuhl mnmlmn
making the trin. Thiv mid n
tour of the hospital and the re
habilitation center while there.
They viewed the hand work in
various crafts. ;
The next meeting will be the
annual picnic June 11 nt iho
home of Mrs. Mabel McCoy, be-
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sented by the Girls Ensemble.
Dr. Frank Bennett, from Eastern
Oregon College, was the main
Lspeaker who spoke on "Time For
Superintendent Gilbert Hallcr
had the honors for the evening by
presenting Louise Tuck with a $250
scholarship to Pacific University,
Bertha Hohstadt, a State Scholar
ship to Oregon Technical In
stitute, Charlotte Patrick,' a tuition
scholarship to Pacific College of
Beauty, and Joyce Billerbeck, a
certificate of honor from the Uni
versity of Oregon. Rosalee Tuck
and Joyce BillTbeck were present
ed gold trophies in honor of their
being Valedictorian andy Saluta
torian. ' ' . ' -
Glen tycKenzie awarded "the
members' of the class with their
diplomas. Following this the class
sang' The Alma Mater. '; Dwight
Hopkins delivered the Benediction
and the recessional was played.
After the graduation exercises,
a reception was held in the cafe
teria by the members of the PTA.
Memorial services wertj held by
(he Neighbors of Woodcraft, for
William Ortman and Bessie Scri
bcr, long time members of the
order.' ' " . .- ,
Anna Schultz, guardian neigh
bor, presided over the, meeting
in the IOOF hall. - ;
Refreshments were served at
the close of the meeting by the
circle, with Mrs. Schultz in
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