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OREGOXIA PORTLAND, APRIL. 23, 1916.
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I has a large membership of young peo
ple, native and white. The club helps
the poor and sends young people to
boarding school In Honolulu. There is
BABY SHOWS ARE COMMON AT
PARENTS EDUCATIONAL BUREAU
an interesting dramatic club, of which
Mrs. Holmes is president, and a piano
club, Mrs. Jarrett Le.wis. president.
This organization, declares Mrs. Doo
! little, would be an acquisition to any
Work Being Done by This Organization in Portland Brings City and State Into Favorable
People From Coast to Coast, Being Pioneer in Field of Untried Usefulness.
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THE "Buffragre Envoy," the special
bearing the party of about 30
prominent suffrage women from
the East, will arrive in Portland next
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Arrange
ments have been made to have autoa
at the depot awaiting: the visitors and
they will be taken out the Columbia
River Highway to Crown Point chalet,
where a luncheon will be served in
The Portland Chamber of Commerce
has volunteered to assist the local com
mittee In entertaining the Eastern
women and everything possible is
being done to provide for a delight
The mass meeting will be held in
Library hall at 8 o'clock. Dr. Florence
Man ion is in charge of the committee
The election of a director for the
Portland Woman's Club next Friday
will bn quite an interesting event. All
the officers were elected last month,
but there was a tie on the office of
director, requiring another election
for the one place. '
Laurelhurst Study Club is to be con
gratulated In its officers. Mrs. C. W.
Hayhurst Is president: Mrs. R. E. Wat
kins, vice-president; Miss Ethel Handy,
secretary and Mrs. Phil Eastrday.
treasurer. They were all re-elected
The Tortland Fruit and Flower Mis
sion is preparing to make its annual
piiKrimap to the Multnomah Farm
Mav 1. This visit will take cheer and
gifts to the poor people who live at
the farm. Flowers, candies, music
and all sorts of treats and surprises
will be provided.
At Salem there will be a band and
autos to meet 'he Eastern suffragists.
A iiieetinir at the Armory and a re
ception afterward will mark the visit
The Progress Club will hold a musi
cal tomorrow in the Irvington club
house. Special artistic features will
be given by Portland musicians and
by a band of pretty little children,
who will appear in costume.
Mrs. M. L. T. Hidden, candidate for
the Legislature. Mrs. G. L. Buland, Re-
niihlffnn fAnriirlate for delegate at
large to the Chicago convention, and ! art department, will be glad to wel
Mn. 8. M. Blumanuer, candidate for , come a!! who are Interested in art. be
School Director, spoke to the Woman's : tween 9:30 and 10 o'clock during the
Civic Welfare Club Thursday after
Portland clubwomen who are plan
ning to attend the biennial in New
York City will be interested in the
plans that are being made by the New
York City local board.
Among the eventful days at the big
gathering will be Conservation day.
Saturday, May 27. This department
will have one hour of the general pro
gramme at the Seventh Regiment Ar
mory in the forenoon, followed by a
luncheon and conference at the Hotel
Astor. The subjects of the addresses
during the dav are as follows:
"Our Country's Natural Wealth"
This will touch upon the. vital question
of the development of water power and
waterways. In addition to other phases
of the general subject.
"Rural Planning" City planning is
engaging wide attention; the planning
of rural communities is possibly even
"Preparedness and Reclamation"
This address will set forth a plan for
creating a working Army instead of a
standing Army: an Army occupied with
industrial work in time of peace and
instantly available for, defense in time
"Our National Parks" Their high
e-onomic value and uplifting effect on
th people place them among the great
est of natural resources. More is he
inn done now for National park de
velopment than ever before, and hence
forth National parks are to b treated
bj the Federal Government as Impor
ron.-erva tion headquarters durinir the
biennial will he in room A. Seventh
Ileariment Armory. Mrs. John Dick
inson Sherman is chairman of, this de
partment. The art . programme is rirh and
Yuried. beginning on Wednesday. May
-t. at 2:."0 P. M.. with a meeting for
the members of the art department
o-ily. where reports and dissuasions on
raif and means will be heard.
'in Friday. May 2. at l:Jti A. M.,
the report of the art chairman will be
Rien before the convention, followed
bv an address on "Community Art." by
William I'liflley Foulke. of Indiana,
president of the National Municipal
league from 111 to 1?1S. Mr. Foulke
is a life-long student of art in many
lands, and is an eloquent speaker.
At the art luncheon, the same day,
at the Hotel Astor. there will be a pro
gramme of short speeches by well
known artists. Four hundred tickets
will be iued for the luncheon, and
ea h state federation art chairman is
expected to eend names of those de
siring to atend from her state to Mrs.
David Bail. Two Hundred and Thirtieth
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York, a member of board of di
rectors of Women's Political
Union of New York and a mem
ber of advisory council of Con
gressional Union for Woman
Suffrage, will visit here on Sat
urday. Mrs. W. H. Loane. correspond
ing secretary of Florence Crlt
tenton Home, is prominent in
Mrs. Eugene J. Mann is active
in the Rose City Park and Dra
Miss Anna Palmer is a mem
ber of the current literature de
partment of the Portland Wom
street and Hudson River. Tickets may
be secured and paid for after reaching
the city. Mrs. Ball will then be at
Hotel Astor. Such reservations must
all be taken up by 8 P. M.. on Wenea
day. May 24.
At the art conference, following the
luncheon, there will be reports from
members of the department, an address
on "The Poetic Art in America," by
Robert Underwood Johnson, secretary
of the American Academy of Arts and
Letters, and another by Frank Alvah
Parsons, president of the New York
School of Finf and Applied Arts, on
"The Power of an Artistic Environ
ment." Henry Turner Bailey, of Boston, will
speak on "Art in Life." on Monday
night. May 29. on the programme de
voted to music, art and literature.
The art headquarters will be in room
I. Seventh Regiment Armory, where
Mrs. M. F. Jdhnston. chairman of the
Southern Oregon Clubwom
en Convene April 26-28.
(ialhrrlnc Will Re In Ashland and
Topics fur lle,yialon Include
Women on Juries. Juvenile Court.
School Medical Examination and
THE call for the Southern Oregon
District Federation of Women's
Clubs for the third annual convention
is Issued in the form of an attractive
yellow booklet The important gather
ing will be held in Ashland. April 26,
27 and 28. The programme has many
attractive features of interest. At 2
o'clock. Wednesday J. A. Churchill.
State School Superintendent will speak.
At 3 o'clock. Professor Sweetser of the
University of Oregon will give an ad
dress on "Some Microscopic Friends and
Foes of Kvery-Day Life." Medical In
spection in the schools will be discussed
also. On Wednesday night there will
be .a reception at which there will be
music by Mrs. Sylvan Provost. E. L.
Rasor. Miss Doris Bagley and Miss
Alice Van der Sluis. Mrs. C. B. Lam
kin, president of the Ashland city fed
eration, will give the address of -welcome
and talks will be Riven by
Mayor Johnson and V. O. N. msth. of
the Commercial Club.
Thursday morning's progra mine "in
cludes: Patriotic songs, business, re
port state federation. Mrs. C. L Schfcf
felin: "The Text Book Problem." Mrs.
K. K. Gore: report, Mrs. C L.
Cleavinger: discussion, "Shall Women
Serve tin Jurirs?" led by Mm. C. W.
Courtney: address. "Juvenile Court."
Mrs. V. Clement: "New Ideas for
Civic Improvements." Mrs. Lamkin.
In the afternoon there will be music
by Miss Edna Daughcrty. solo. Mr.
Loveland; address. Miss Marvin, state
librarian: address. Mrs. E. R. Seely.
Medford Parent Council president; re
port. Mrs. W. W. I'sher; reports of
Parent-Teacher presidents: auto ride
given by Ashland city federation.
For Thursday night there will be a
musical directed by Mrs. K E. Gore
and George Andrews, of Medford.
Among the speakers on Friday morn
ing will be Mrs. G. S. Eaton, chairman
of art department; Allen H. Eaton, on
"Household Decoration." and Miss
Francis, of Oregon Agricultural Col
lege, who will tell the club women how
to plan the daily dietary.
Friday afternoon will be marked by
a reading by Miss Minnie Jackson, a
solo by Professor McMurray; reports,
the question box and the always in
teresting election of officers.
The officers of the Southern federa
tion are president. Miss Marion Towne,
Phoenix; first vice-president, Mrs. J.
M. Root, Medford: second vice-president.
Mrs. J. A. Buchanan. Roseburg;
recording secretary, Mrs. C. D. Hoon,
Medford; corresponding secretary, Mrs.
A. Hearn, Phoenix; treasurer, Mrs. F.
C. Smith. Jacksonville; auditor, Mrs. J.
H. Roto, Ashland; district organizer,
Mrs. E. C. Gard. Ashland.
There are many active women in
the southern part of the state and
they have a live organization which
bids the north look to its laurels.
Mrs. Jennie Kemp was entertained
recently by McMlnville W. C. T. U. She
sp.oke of plans for "White Ribbon
week" and of the efforts to do away
with the "cigarette evil."
The McMinnville Civic Improvement
Club Is "up .and doing" all the time.
On May 5 tho club will entertain
neighboring clubs with an all-day ses
sion. ' The club has several live de
partments and it is constantly accom
The Library Board bf McMinnville
recently made an excellent report.
They stated that $146.75 had been do
nated by the Home Dramatic Com
pany; from public markets. S3S.10;
from Valentine tea, $14; from donation,
Mrs. Fuller. $1; from candy sale. $10;
from W. C. T. U.. $12. These gifts have
enabled the Board to make many im
provements. Mrs. Martin Miller te sec
retary of the Board.
Rev. Mr. Clark, of the Episcopal
Church, has given" a talk to the educa
tional department of the McMinnville
Woman's Club on "Mary, the Mother
of Our Lord." The last of the series of
talks on women of the. Bible will be
given by Mrs. Potter, of McMinnville
College on May 9. These talks have
drawn a large number of 'the club
women and their friends out to .the
monthly meetings of the department.
Pasco. Wash.. April 25. (Special.)
The ladies of the Shakespeare Club of
Pasco will honor the tercentenary of
William Shakespeare by numerous af
fairs to be given next week. On
Wednesday afternoon Mrs. T. B. Hop
kinson will entertain the club at an
English tea party at her home. Mr,
Hansen, of the Empire Theater, has se
cured two films. "The Taming of the
Shrew" and "A Winter's Tale." three
reel features, whihe he will run Thurs
day evening, with a matinee in the
afternoon for, the benefit of school
children. The club has offered two
cash orizes to be awarded to the two
eighth grade pupils subrouting the
best paper on "Why We Celebrate the
The civic committee of the Portland
Woman's club, which distributed about
a ton of plants and flower seeds at
Meier & Frank's 'auditorium for the
benefit of those who needed such serv
ice are grateful for the co-operation
they received in this work. The com
mittee in charge of the collection and
distribution of these seed.s and plants
included Mrs. Albert Brown. Mrs. C. B.
Simmons. Mrs, John Toft. Mrs. M. H.
Pythian Sisters in Portland who are
unaffiliated with any local lodge, please
call Main 3539.
The Warrenton Civic Club, of which
Mrs. George Greer Is the president. Miss
Clara Munson secretary, and Miss Le
ona Townsend. treasurer, and the PRr-cnt-Teacher
Association, of which Mrs.
.1. W. Dletrick Is president and Mrs.
J. T. Lee secretary-treasurer, are car
rying out elaborate plans for the com
munity. Laura Baldwin Doolittle, a member
of the Self-Culture Club, in a letter
from lpnolulu to Mrs. R. R. Rohr. pres
ident of the club, tells interestingly of
experiences in the Islands. She speaks
of the study clubs organized by Mrs.
Willard Terry, an Oberlin graduate,
and by other college-bred women.
The Limakokua (Helping Hand) Club
Mrs. A. J. Stiles, 827 Gantenbein ave
nue, entertained the Tuesday Afternoon
Club last week at luncheon. Tho rooms
were decorataed with sprays of seed
ling apple blossoms.
The proKramme for tho day was of
particular interest. Mrs. E. H. Whit
ney discussed Tolstoi as a dramatist
and gave readings from one of his
plays, "A Live Corpse." Mrs. Hgnri
Berger, Jr.. read a humorous one-act
play. "The Marriage Proposal." by An
ton Tchekoff. -
The club will meet this week at 1
o'clock, with Mrs. E. H. Whitney. 1384
Missouri avenue. Take Kenton car to
The Alvord Drama Club had its final
meeting for the session at 516 Eilers
building on Thursday afternoon. The
object of the club has been the study
of notable plays of technical power
and seldom produced. Adeline M. Al
vord read "Hindle Wakes." an unusual
At the Coterie's meeting on Wednes
day Mrs. J. H. Barbour sang two pleas
ing numbers, "Jean" (Burlugs) and
"Messages" ( Neldlinger). An open dis
cussion on the humane treatment of
our dumb friends proved? not only en
joyable but profitable. ;
Mrs. E. R. Root added to, the pleas
ure of the morning with a piano solo.
"Hungarian; Dance" (Brahms), and
Mrs. Root and Mrs. F. O. Miller gave
a duet. "Polish Dance" (Czarwenka)
in a delightful manner.
The department of public speaking,
Allen Miller Senn, chairman, will meet
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock In the
A large and enthusiastic meeting: of
the Daughters of Isabella was heldJ
last, monaay nignt. April 17, In Ca
thedral Hall, Seventeenth and Couch
Mrs. Margaret Zerzan was appointed
chairman of a committee to arrange
for a social to be given on the night
of May 15. The other' members of
the committee are Mrs. Nellie C.
Hughes, Mrs. Agnes Sullivan, Miss
Genevieve Ryan and Miss Helen Buck
ley. A large number of applications were
submitted and will be balloted on at
the next meeting of the Court. It is
planned to hold an initiation in June.
Those desiring to Join the class should
hand in applications at once.
The next meeting of the Court will
be held on Monday night. May 1.
An excellent programme will be
given in the Y. M. C. A on April 25
at 8 P. M. by Central W. C. T. U. Teach
ers and graduates of the Oregon Con
servatory of Music and of Madame Jo
melli's class will assist. Readings and
dramatic impersonations will be given
by Mrs. H. V. Hartzell. Miss Grace Mil
ler and Miss Melba Browning. Vocal
numbers by Mrs. Elizabeth Bond, Miss
Edythe Byer and Isabel Stuart will be
attractions. B. V. Dowlar and Miss
Hilda Byer will give duets. The public
Alberta Woman's Improvement Club
will hold a business meeting Tuesday
nrght In Vernon School.
The Woman's Guild of St. David's
parish has arranged an attractive pro
gramme for the entertainment to be
given in the parish house on May 4.
The committee includes Mesdames S. E.
Josephi, Alfred T. Warren, Frederick
P. Stauffer. James F. Davies, E. E.
Miller, Arthur Vial, M. E. Lee and Mrs.
Mrs. N. T. Palmer opened her home
on Thursday to the members of the
current literature department of the
Portland Woman's Club. Mrs. Harry
E. Chlpman gave a clever and delight
ful reading of "The Master of the Inn."
Miss Anna Palmer sang. Mrs. Fred
Whitfield gave a solo. Both were ac
companied by Mrs. Warren E. Thomas.
A dainty luncheon was served.
Members of the Visitine Nurse As
sociation and others Interested should
not forget the annual meeting on
Tuesday at 2:30 o'clock in the Li
brary. Miss Grittinger. superintend
ent, will speak on visiting nurse work
and will show stereopticon slides.
The election of officers of the Port
land Psychology Club will take place
on Thursday at 2 o'clock In the Li
brary. Mrs. Alva Lee Stephens, who
has been president of this organiza
tion and of the Portland Parent
Teacher Council and has held both
offices with ability and success, is
being asked to .be president again
but whether or not she will accept
will be decided on Thursday.
The Social Workers' Club will meet
Monday night In the Library. '
Mrs. C. S. Jackson's home was the
scene on Wednesday of the meeting
of the Multnomah Chapter, D. A. R. As
it was the anniversary of the battle of
Lexington, the day was particularly
Interesting. George H. Himes spoke
of the early pioneers and of early
events in Oregon. Mr. Prentess as
sisted with stereopticon pictures. Mrs.
A. H. Breyman reported on the pres
entation of the flag to the Shattuck
School. A request 'came from the new
Junior Agricultural School at Gresham
for a flag and it was voted to present
one to them. Dr. J. D. Corby is presi
dent of the school.
Chapter A. P. E. O. Sisterhood will
meet on Monday -with Mrs. A. C. Mc
Gill. Rivera. Southern Pacific train
leaves Fourth and Yamhill streets at
12:53: luncheon to be served at 1:30
Portland Shakespeare Study Club
will have a big social event on Wednes
day afternoon when they will give a
card party at Masonic Temple. Their
friends are invited to-share the plea
sures of the day with the members.
Following is the Delphian calendar
for the week:
Portland Helg-hts Delphian Club will meet
Monday at 10:3O A. M. with Mrs. K. L..
Thompson. 481 Montgomery drive.
Soy Delphian Club wlTl meet Monday at
1 P. M. with Mn. J A. Sanborn, ST7 East
Twenty-elehth street North.
Richmond Study class. Monday. 2 P. M.,
with Mrs. D. K. Mathews, 1184 Ivon street.
Monday Evening; Club, open to an Del
phlans. room E. Library building, 8 o'clock
sharp: Mrs. S. Slocum in charge.
Delphian Matrons Club will meet Tues
day, 1 :30 P. M., with Mrs. H. R. Crandall,
l-7 East Couch street.
Tho Ansora Club. Tuesday. 3 P. M., room
E. library buildlnpr, Mrs. Joseph R. Burke
In charge. All Ielphiftns welcome.
Central Delphian Club will meet Tuesday,
8 P. M.. with Mrs. W. A. Teusche, 7S8 Over
ton street. 1
Delphian Oracles' Club will meet Tuesday,
8 P. M.. at the Y. W. C. A. clubroom, Mrs.
Emma L. Birrher, president.
Delphian Sphinx Club, Thursday evening;,
8 o'clock, at 1334 Northwestern Bank build
ing, Mrs. Louise Cecil, president.
Mrs. John Claire Monteith has been
asked to talk before the St Helen's
Club, of Chehalis, Wash., next Wednes
day on the work and organization of
musical clubs in Portland. Mrs. Mon
teith will accompany her husband, who
has been engaged to appear in concert
In Chehalis that night.
The April luncheon and conference
of active presidents of all women's
organizations of the city will be held
next Saturday at 12 o'clock at the
Hotel Mallory. it Is expected Jhat the
attendance will be large, as the various
women candidates for office will be
discussed. They include Mrs. G. L. Bu
land. delegate to the Republican Na
tional Convention; Mrs. Helen I. Tom
llnson, delegate to the Democratic Con
vention; Mrs. M, L. T. Hidden, member
E are having a baby test and
the mothers are all eager for
advice and help."
the mothers are all eager ror ru.-oi.iiij. avium b cenemy. j r7ii I 4 viX
This is the report from the Parents'
Educational Bureau several times a
week. The bureau In the Courthouse
is recognized as an institution of great
helpfulness. Literature telling young
mothers how to care for, feed and train
their babies is given to those who ap
ply. The bureau Is conducted by the
Oregon Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher
Associations, and is a
credit to the organization and to the
state of Oregon.
Mrs. George W. McMath, president
of the state organization, who has Just
returned from the National convention
at Nashville, Tenn., says that women
from every state in the Union asked
her about the bureau. It is the only
one of its kind in the United States,
but very soon there will be another,
for Medford, in Southern Oregon, will
open a bureau this coming week. Mrs.
McMath and several Portland women
of prominence will go south to attend
the opening and be present at the con
The Portland Parent-Teacher Coun
cil, which has been ably led by Mrs.
Alva Lee StephensJ has done a vast
amount of social service work this
year. The organization is also plan
ning to establish a bureau of social re
lations. At the regular business meeting of
the Fulton Park Parent-Teacher Asso
ciation on Tuesday it was decided to
hold an anniversary meeting, celebrat
ing the first anniversary of the new
Miss Lucie Schmidt, of the Benson
Polytechnic School for Girls, addressed
the association on the "Art of Home
making." She especially commented on
the necessity of modesty in the dress
of girls and women.
A special note of "interest and co-operation
was noticeable as the company
of 100 mothers and guests of the Sun
nyside Parent-Teacher Association sat
down to luncheon Wednesday in the
school auditorium with Mr. Curtis and
the teachers of the school as their
A happy, informal, indoor picnic it
proved to be. The tables were tastily
decorated with Easter lilies and Spring
After luncheon a short time was
spent listening to book reviews given
by Mesdames Bliss, Emerick, Raude,
Padja, Baker, Dunning and Giles.
Mrs. S. Blumauer and Dr. Drake, can
didates for Portland School Board, .also
Mr. Curtis gave short talks. The lit
tle tots from Mrs. Pedicord's kinder
May 5 a matinee and evening enter
tainment will be given, part of the
proceeds to be used for purchasing
good pictures for. the higher grade
rooms. A good programme is being
The following officers were elected
for the ensuing year: Mre. A. M. Web
ster, president; Mrs. L. Baker, vice
president; Miss Hell, treasurer; Miss
The Hawthorne Parent-Teacher Cir
cle, in .conjunction with the W. C. T.
U gave an entertainment in the audi
torium of the Washington High School
on April 14. The following programme
was rendered: Piano solo by Gordon
Soule; essay, "Bad Effects of Tobacco,"
by Shirley Morgan, of the sixth B;
essay, "Effects of Tobacco on Human
Life," by Andrew Yunker, seventh A;
vocal solo, by Mrs. Crawford; essay,
"Effects of Alcohol." by Tolbert Faw
cett, seventh B; essay, "The Use of
Tobacco," by Nan LaRoche, eighth A;
of State Legislature; Miss Abbie
Wright. County School Superintend
ent, and Mrs. S. M." Blumauer, member
Portland School Board. The Chamber
lain land-grant bill relative to school
lands also will be discussed. All dis
cussions to be opened with five-minute
speeches by prominent women. Miss
Emma Grlebel, president of the Asso
ciation of Collegiate Alumnae, vice
chairman for the day, will preside, Mrs.
J. F. Chapman, the chairman, being ill.
The entertainment committee of the
Portland Education Association Is con
gratulating itself upon Its good fortune
to obtain another engagement with
Miss Katherine Jewell Everts, who is
now professor of English in the Uni
versity of California.. Miss Everts will
read "The Blue Bird." Between acts
Mrs. Lucile Whitlock, who is en route
East with Miss Everts, will Interpret
some of her charming children's songs.
The programme will be given in the
secdrid week of May at the Lincoln
High School. -
The Woman's i-'ress Club and friends
enjoyed a programme Wednesday night,
when M. A. Goodnough, pianist, played
two highly appreciated numbers, "Valse
Brilliant" (Mozswokski) and "Sorren
Miss Hattie M. Haynes sang pleasing
ly "A Spirit Flower" (Campbell Tip
ton) and "Absent" (Tirindelli). Every
one enjoyed Mrs. C. J. Allen's reading
of "The Transfiguration of Miss Phtl
lura" (Florence Morse).
A. G. Tindolph delighted with two
solos, "Toreador's Song." from "Car
men." and "Ich Llebe Dlch" (Grieg).
Miss Hattie M. Haynes accompanied.
' A. Whlsnant delivered a lecture based
upon the thoughts. "Dreams Are the
Reaiest inings in j.iie, me greatest oi
which Is the dream of the brotuerhood
of man, the French saying. "Fixed
ideas tend to falsehood," and two ideas
control society, "the preservation of the
human race and the perpetuation of the
Mrs. Ethel Cranston Taneyhill will
talk on "China" Tuesday at 4 o'clock in
Meier & Frank's auditorium. This is
the second of the series which Mrs.
Taneyhill is giving under the auspices
'Vhgj 7SoZ2? Cfenn .ttpe
piano solo, by Gordon Soule: essay,
"Nicotine, Man's Een'emy." by Ruth
Cleland, eighth A: vocal solo, "Lo, Hear
the Gentle Lark." by Miss Eloise Hall;
essay, "Effects From the Use of To
bacco," by Ruth Jenkins,, eighth B;
reading, by Miss Lotspeich; essay,
"Why Business Men Demand Total Ab
stinence on the Part of Their Em
ployes," by " Lloyd Davis.' eighth B;
essay, by Daniel Nlswonder.
Mrs. G. L. Buland. past president of
the circle, then presented ribbons for
essays to the following pupils: Mor
gan Shirley, Andrew Yunker, Tolbert
Fawcett, Nan LaRoche, Ruth Cleland.
Ruth Jenkins, Lloyd Davis and Daniel
The next meeting of the. circle will
be held on Wednesday, May 10.
The postponed meeting of the Mount
Tabor Parent-Teacher Association will
be held in the school assembly hall on
Thursday, April 27", at 2:30 P. M. Re
ports of the year's work will be given
by the chairmen of the various de
partments; a report of the recent en
tertainment given, and a nominating
committee will be appointed. The usual
programme will be omitted, and a so
cial hour will follow the business meet
ing. Ockley Green Parent-Teacher, -Circle
will hold. Its regular business meeting
at the home of Mrs. E. H. Whitney,
on Thursday, April 27, at 2:30 o'clock.
Matters of Importance pertaining to
next year's work, also the Rose Festival
feature will be discussed. All mothers
interested are especially invited to at
tend, as the next meeting in May will
be for the election of officers.- The
officers elected will be expected to
carry out the plans made at this meet
ing. E. Hope Davis Is a darling baby, ex
amined recently In the parents' edu
cational bureau and found to register
89 V4 per cent. She is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Davis.
Allen S. Bates, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Allen Bates, of 1115 Belmont street,
scored 99 per cent at the parents' edu
cational bureau. He is ten months old.
Carl A. Rasmussen, son of Mr. and
Mrs. C. -L. Rasmussen, 721 Vaughn
street, is a 99 per cent score baby. He
Is a Jolly little man and the Joy of his
Noble Glenn Powell, Jr., is 18 months
old. His home is at 356 East Forty
fourth street. He, too. Is a high-score
Russellville, under the direction of
Mrs. N. P. Gale, has organized a parent
teacher circle and is right at work
for the betterment of the district.
Mrs. H. A. Lewis is president. The
next meeting will be April 28. E. H.
Whitney, candidate for county school
superintendent, will speak.
Rose City Park Parent-Teacher As
sociation Is planning two programmes
for the afternoon of May 5.
Rev. William G. Eliot gave a valua
ble and instructive talk on "The Moral
Awakening and Training of Children"
before an interested audience in the
Courthouse on Friday afternoon. ' The
series of practical talks and demonstra
tions, to which all are Invited to attend,
are given . at the County Courthouse
every Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,
under the auspices of the Parent Edu
cational Bureau of the Oregon Congress
Kennedy had an interesting meeting
on Monday, when Mrs. Lee Davenport
and others spoke. Awards were given
for prize essays to Jeanette Schwan,
Donald Dick and. Eleanor Wells.
On Wednesday night Kennedy had a
most attractive programme. Mrs. J. J.
Koegel sang: Peninsula Park children
of the Association of Collegiate Alum
nae. , Since current events are included
in these talks, they are attracting an
unusual amount of interest.
The class in applied psychology that
has met .every Thursday morning at
the residence of Mrs. W. E. Potter. 871
East Forty-ninth street, held its clos
ing meeting April 13. Although the
results of the year's work under the
leadership of Mrs. F. H. Perry are most
gratifying, the club has planned even
bigger and broader work for the next
"Wild Flowers" was the subject dis
cussed in a talk by Mrs. E. W. Scott
at a meeting of Chapter P, P. E. O.
Sisterhood, Tuesday evening at the
home of .Mrs. Theodore Osmond, on
Fourth and Washington streets. In
Oregon City. Miss Florence Grace
gave "Butterfly," by Grieg, and Men
dlessohn's "Spring Song" as piano se
lections. The rooms of' the Osmond
home were made attractive with wild
flowers and choice blossoms. The
hostess served refreshments to her
guests. The next meeting will be held
the first Saturday in May at the home
of Mrs. E. J. Tooze, when her sister,
Miss Isabel Frey, will act as hostess.
RIDGEFIELD GRADUATES 7
School Has Grown Rapidly and Will
, Require Extra Teachers.
RIDGEFIELD, Wash.. April 22
(Special.) The Ridgefield High School
will graduate- a class of seven, one girl
and six boys, at the end of the pres
ent term. They are Miss Myrtle Funk
houser and Messrs. Wallace Keim,
Frank Keith, Claude Potter. Eugene
Burger, George Zahn and Warren
Snook. There are 35 pupils ' in the
high school class this year and 253 in all
grades of the public schools. Last
year the total enrollment was 206.
This year so far has been the most
successful one that the schools have
The rapid growth of the school will
require several additional teachers
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gave folk dances and club drills; Agnes
Kennedy, clever little 'cellist, and her
sister, Mildred, pianist, contributed ex
cellent musical numbers; Isabel Mc
Kinney gave a highland fling; Edith
Patterson read, and Miss Degermark
gave an illustrated lecture.
Mount Tabor Parent-Teacher Asso
ciation is Jubilant over the success of
the two farces, "Spreading the News."
by Lady Gregory, and "Mrs. Baggs'
Bargain Day." which it presented last
Friday and Saturday evenings.
The success of the two plays is due
to the efforts of the members of both
of the casts and Miss Nina Great
house, the coach. The financial suc
cess is due to the excellent co-operation
of all concerned, which included
most of the Mount Tabor people and
many friends outside of the district.
On Friday evening. William Wallace
Graham, violinist, and Mies Ada Alice
Tuttle, pianiste, contributed several
interesting numbers which were great
ly appreciated. On Saturday evening,
an orchestra composed of Mrs. Ward
Woody, violin; G. H. Grler. cello; Earl
Wood, drums, and Miss Mildred Hurd.
pianiste, played selections which were
much enjoyed. In all, the perform
ances were entertaining and well at
tended. The Association has applied
the proceeds of this entertainment to
the purchase of the hot-lunch equip
ment. The School Board provided a
new stage and .the Association pre
sented the school with a fine curtain.
The Association takes great interest In
Its own community and the rest of the
money will go to social service work,
which has been carried on by an ac
The selection of officers of the Port
land Grade Teachers' Association on
Wednesday was one of the events of
interest this past week. Miss Viola
Ortschlld was re-elected by a good
majority. Miss Sarah Allen, the only
other candidate for the presidency,
received a flattering vote. She took
her defeat gracefully and was one of
the first to congratulate the success
ful teacher. After the meeting, there
was a dinner at the Hotel Imperial.
Miss Ortschlld received a large box
of American beauty roses as a token
of appreciation from some of the mem
bers. Addresses were made informally
by Judge M. G Munly, S. P. Lockwood,
C. A. Rice, Mrs. G. J. Frankel and
Edith Knight Holmes. Attractive solos
were sung by Misses Henrietta Holim,
kf-lazel Hardie and Katherine Linnton. .
all of whom possess sweet, sympathetic
next year, according to the statement
given out recently by George W.
Buker. clerk of School District No. 30,
which includes the local institutions
The Bravery of Youth.
James Montgomery Flagg. the illus
trator, was only 14 years of age when
he sold his first picture, which was
When he was 18 years of age, James
McMahon. the financier, started a book
business of his own in Rochester. N. Y.
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