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Upper left: Viola Jricft Franklin (Mrs. P. G.). rererence librarian at Willamette Uniyersityi
In June Dr. and Mrs. Franklin will, leave for a sunnier abroad. They will tour Europe and are also
making plans for a trip to the Holy land. Mra, F.anklin. a member of the Writers section of the
Salem Arts League of which she: is a council member, is also a member of the' Order of Bookfellows
and a Tice president in both the! Oregon Writers' League and the Northwest Poetry Bociety.
Upper right: Mrs. Donald Wayne Riddle (Rath Emory), one of Salem's most popular soloists!
Mrs. Riddle is a second soprano with the Salem MacDowell club chorus of which she is a member and
will appear in concert with the group on Friday evaning of this week at Waller Hall, when the chorus
will be assisted by the Portland String Quartet. Mrs. Riddle is a member of the quartet at the First
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Lower group, left to right (standing) : Miss Myrtle Beecroft, Mrs. J. Ed Savage, Miss Winlre4
Gamble. Miss Golda Wheeler; (seated) Little Rut' Seamster, Mrs. Walter Taylor (Eva Pearl Rob
erts), and Mrs. Arthur Oldenburg; all members of the Roberts-Taylor wedding party. Mrs. Taylor;
tha bride was attended by Mrs. Oldenburg as matron of honor. Miss Wheeler, Miss Beecroft, and Mrs.
Savage as bridesmaids, and little; Miss Ruth Seamster as flower girl. Miss Gamble, who is a cousin
of the bride, played the! wedding: march. The weiding was an attractive event of Sunday. March
14, at the First Baptist church. I -
THE CALLING ROAD
Mitfts of the springtime thicken the trees
And the road calls; !
Silver-vague bugles blow under the breeze;
The stream faUs, falls.
Ever beyond a far, brown turning, f
Where the road falls , r ,
Is the heart's desire; an altar flame's burning,
A god calls calls. 1 ' " ?
-MARY R. S. ANDREWS.
Mrs. Stceves Honors it
Mrs. Morse at Tea
Mrs. B. L. Steeves was hostess
on Friday afternoon at a lovely
springtime affair when she hon
ored her daughter, Mrs.! Paul W.
Morse of Vancouver, Wash., who
was her -house guest during the
past week, at an Informal tea.
Manjr In the guest group were
friends of Mrs. Morse during her
college days. ? ;-
The rooms of the attractive
Steeves home were beautifully dec
orated with spring blossoms shad
ing from. yellow to .cardiAall The
tea table was exquisitely appoint
ed with a cut glass bowl filled
with : narcissi, ' daffodils and fern
as a centerpiece. Yellow candles
gleamed in crystal sticks.
Miss Margaret Legge presided
at th urn, while Mrs. Henry Tate
of ' Stayton cut ' the Ices. 1 Mrs.
Steeves -was assisted during the
afternoon by Mrs. Labaa SteeToa
and Mrs. Walter L. Spaulding.
The guesta spent the afternoon
with handwork. -N ri ; J
Out of town guests Invited for
the delightful - affair, were Mrs.
Paul Morse, tfce guest ot hon
or. Miss Dorothy Pantell I of Van
couver,' Wash., Mrs.: Marion Hunt
of Stayton, and Mrs. f Henry Tate
of- Stayton, the ; Saleni group
Including Mrs. Foster Odem, Mrs,
Lloyd Lee, ' Mrs. Labaa i Steeves,
Mrs. Clifford Farmer Mrs. Lewl3
D.. Griffith, Mrs. JMerriU D. ; Ohl
ing, Mrs. Millard iDoughton,' Mrs.
Lester Barr, Mrs. Kenneth Legge,
Mrs. Breyman Boise, Mrs. Fred
Legge. Mrs. Ross Miles, Mrs. Rob
ert Dann, Mrs. Walter L. Spauld
ingr Mrs. Asel ; Eoff, Miss Ethel
Rupert, Miss Grace Hunt, Miss
Maxine Buren, Miss Elsie Lippold.
Miss: Winnifred' Eyre, Miss 'Mar
garet Legge,' Miss Mary FIndley,
nd the hostess, Mrs. B. L. Steeyes.
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Mr. and Mrs. J4 W. Beckley
Celebrate Golden Wedding
Anniversary ?.y 1
' Two hundred friends and rela
tives of Mr. and . Mrs. J. W. Beck
ley were invited to observe 1 with
them the 50th anniversary of their
marriage on r Tuesday evening,
March 16; at the; First Methodist
c hurch. The reception, sponsored
by-Dr. and Mrs. G rover C. Bellin
ger, 'was one of the. most distinc
tive and delightful affairs ever
celebrating a golden wedding day
in Salem. ": ,
The church with its profusion
of spring - blossoms, was trans
formed : into & garden of arbors
and bowers, i Orejon grape, acacia
and daffodils filled floor baskets,
hanging baskets, and baskets on.
pedestals with : a myriad golden
blooms affording an attractive set
ting for the anniversary recep
tion. - .
In the receivins line for the
evening were Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Beckley, the guests of honor; Mr.
and Mrs. E. J. Beckley. Mr. and
Mrs. E. O. Beckley, and Dr. and
Mrs. Grover C. Bellinger, all of
Salem; Mr. and Mrs. Ray F. Albee
of Portland, and Mr. and Mrs. R.
F. Fields of Portland. The group
included two ' sons and three
daughters of the honor guests.
Two sons, A. W. Beckley and W.
B. Beckley, both of whom live in
San Antonio, Texas, were unable
to be In attendance.
Mr. ana Mrs. Beckley have 6
grandchildren, including Irene,
Marian, Harriet and John, daugh-
TUB FARMER. BOYS SATS:
You ought to drink : qiutrt
ot milk m day.
.Unless your family is be-
ing served with our milk ,
and cream there is some
thing missing from their
lives. Something that will
improved their health and i.
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ters and son of Mr. and Mrs. EL J.
Beckley; Eva Louise, Dorothy,
Helen and Hulda Ruth, daughters
of Mr. and Mrs. ; E. O. Beckley;
Robert. Dan, Philip and Doris,
sons and daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
A. W. Beckley ; Grover Lee and
Laneta. Bon and daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Grover C. Bellinger;
John Edward, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Albee; andT Russell Karl, son
of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Fields.
Two exceedingly attractive ta
bles were arranged in the dining
room. The one, from -which the
Ices were served, was centered
with a beautiful basket of 50 deep
pink rosebuds, the gift of a cous
in. Bern Roth of San Francisco.
Both rose and gold candles glowed
on the table where the roses were
At a second table, centered with
a basket of golden marigolds and
lavender heather, places were ar
ranged for all guests in the group
who have celebrated their golden
wedding days on occasions previ
ous. Lighted candles shed a soft
glow over the gleaming linen,
where covers were arranged for
Mr. and Mrs: J. W. Beckley, Mr.
and Mrs. G. F. Kurts, Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. Day, Mr. and Mrs. C.
G. Schramm, Mr. and Mrs., W. L.
Cnmmings, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Graber, Dr. James Lisle, and Mrs.
W. H. Byrd. " Mrs. Beckley cut the
elaborate wedding cake.
Mrs. Beckley 's gown for the eve
ning was of blue printed Mallison
silk with a deep lace collar.
A feature of the evening was the
display of the wedding picture of
a half century ago.
A delightful program was en
Joyed during the evening, with
reception hours from 7:30 o'clock
to 11- Miss Eugenia Savage play
ed In a pleasing manner Nevin's
"Venetian Love Song." Rev. A.
F. Hilmer led in prayer, asking a
blessing on a most memorable day.
Mrs Ronald Glover gave a reading.
Miss Grace Elisabeth Smith sang
"Because," after which Rev. Fred
C. Taylor gave a short talk. Irene
Beckley Foote, the honor guests
eldest grand-daughter, sang
"Love's Old Sweet Song." " Both
Mr. and Mrs. Beckley responded
at the close of the program with
At the refreshment hour Mrs.
Ray Alboe and Mrs. E. J. Beckley
cut the ices. Assisting in the
serving were Mrs. Charles Bates,
Mrs. Fred Zimmerman, Mrs. Eric
Butler, Mrs. F. II. Thompson. Mrs.,
E. O.' Beckley, Mrs. R. F. Fields,
Miss Harriet Beckley, Miss Eva
Louise Beckley, Miss Freda
Schindler, Miss Esther Hilmer,
Miss Edith Findley, Miss Pauline
Findley and Miss Margareta Mil
lard. The wedding of Mr. and Mrs.
Beckley was the culmination of a
beautiful romance of many years
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Eng'le, and J. W. Beekleybfc delightful way on Friday af
later became her husband. . were
neighbors across - the way, the
bride's parents having come 'from
Wisconsin to' Minnesota, and ' the
groom's parents from Indiana, and
settling together in Minnesota as
neighbors. Mr. and Mrs. Beckley
continued to make Minnesota their
home for 12 years after their mar
riage which grew out of the com
panionship of their youth. For the
past 3 8 years Oregon has been
their home. : The wedding cere
mony of 50 years ago was solemn
ized at Faribault, Minn., on March
16. 1876, though none of those
who attended the original cere
mony were able to be in attend
ance at the happy celebration of
Mrs.' Beckley was 68 years of
age on the 26th of February while
Mr. Beckley was 77 on October 12.
Countless ; j telegrams, letters,
flowers, beautiful gifts and mes
sages of congratulation were re
ceived by the esteemed honor
guests who have a host of friends,
who are happy in the knowledge
that they have passed such a mem
orable mile-post. "
Auxiliary to Meet
Auxiliary to the Sons of Union
Veterans of the Civil War will
meet at 7:30 o'clock at the armory
C. F; -Breithaupt
123 North Liberty Street
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j Social Calendar )
Salem Garden club members to
view Bush gardens, 3 to 5 o'clock.
: Benefit dance and card party.
American Legion auxiliary. Mc
Cornack hall. . . :
Chapter AB of .the P. E. O. sis
terhood. Mrs. Clara : Patterson,
Woman's club classes.' dub
Benefit bridge and "KOO" party.
Chadwiek chapter of the Eastern
Star. Masonic Hall. 2 o'clock.
MacDowell club concert. Port
land String Quartet with chorus.
Waller hall. 815 o'clock.
. Salem Woman's . club. Club
house. 2:30 o'clock.
Tuesday evening, March 23. After
a short business session the auxil
iary and Sons will entertain with
a program and refreshments. All
members are urged to be present
and requested to bring own dishes
Garden Club Members to
View Bush Gardens
A delightful opportunity will
be afforded members of the Salem
Garden club this afternoon who
accept the invitation of Miss Sally
Bush to view her gardens, at the
Bush home at 600 Mission street.
Members of the club may enter the
garden either by way of the tennis
court or by the Mission street en
trance. Hostesses for the afternoon will
be Mrs. H. T. Love, Miss Edith
Hazard, Mrs. Sarah Schwab, Miss
Nell Thielsen, Miss Sarah Lansing,
Chester Cox, E. N. Gillingham and
Chapter AB of PEO
Mrs. Clara Patterson will be
hostess for members of Chapter
AB of the PEO Sisterhood at a
meeting tomorrow evening of the
group. Miss Elisabeth Smith will
have charge of the program.
House Guest at Moore Home
Mrs. Susie Nicholson, who has
been with the Hill Military acad
emy for the past two years, is
spending a few days with Mrs. C.
W. Moore at the Moore home on
North Fifteenth street.
Helen Ralph Is Hostess
Miss Helen Ralph was hostess
one day last week at a delightful
meeting of the Junior Music club,
entertaining at her home. Miss
Lena Dotson is the adviser of the
Attractive Luncheon at
Mrs. L. C. Marshall entertained
ternoon of last week when she was
hostess at an attractively appoint
ed bridge luncheon honoring her
house guest, Mrs. P. E. Taylor of
Portland. The St. Patrick's motif
was charmingly emphasized in
both the decorations of spring
flowers and in the menu. Oregon
grape,; wall flowers and daffodils
were effectively used while green
candles burned on the table. Lit
tle Misses Jewell Mlnier and Clare
Marshall greeted the guests at the
door. Both little mafds were
frocked in St. Patrick's green.
The hostess was assisted during
the afternoon by Mrs. Phillips and
The guest prize of the afternoon
went to Mrs. Taylor.
In the group were Mrs. W. L.
Phillips, Mrs. C. S. Turner, Mrs.
E. C. Van Slyke, Mrs. B. E. Sis
son, Mrs. A. R. Baird, Mrs. W. B.
Minicr, Miss Leta Marshall, Miss
Eva Marshall, the honor guest,
Mrs. P. E. Taylor, and the bostesa.
Mrs. L. C. Marshall.
Octogen Bridge Club
Meets at Jennings Home
Mrs. James 11. Jennings was
hostess on Thursday afternoon for
members of the Octogen Bridge
club when she entertained at an
attractive bridge tea. The rooms
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were .artistically ' decorated, with
spring blossoms, pink and white
being the. chosen color combina
tlon A beautiful bouquet of car
nations and pink stock, with dain
ty spirea, centered the tea table
where - tall pink Vtapers glowed.'ln
sil ver holders. Mrs. Albert G ragg
assisted the hostess in the serving
of a dellcfaus luncheon. - i ' .
Invited for the afternoon were
Mrs.Albert Anderson, Mrs. H. G.
Mason, Mrs. Karl Hinges, Mrs. Al
bert Gragg, Mrs. Paul Burr Is, Mrs,
L. I. Pear mine, Mrs. G. K. Cave
nab and the hostess, Mrs. James
II. Jennings. ? '
Dinner Party at Gray Belle
Complimenting Miss Ellen Nel
son of . ; Portland, who was her
guest over the week-end. Miss Al
ma Pohle entertained at a delight
ful dinner party at the Gray Belle.
Covers wero placed for Miss Ellen
Nelson, the honor, guest, Mrs. E.
G. Ford, 'Dr. . Es telle Ford War
ner, Miss f Anne Simpson, Mrs.
Florian Von Eschen, Miss Roma
Stafford of Portland, and the hos
tess," Miss Alma Pohle. "-
Students to be Guests
Miss Dorothy Brant will be the
guest in Portland of Miss Irene
Clark during the spring vacation
at Willamette university. Miss
Geraldine Cook, a senior at Wil
lamette, left on Friday for Med
ford where she will be the house
guest of relatives during the week.
Auxiliary to Sponsor
Dance and Card Party
Members of the American Le
gion auxiliary will sponsor a bene
fit dance tomorrow evening in Mc
Cornack hall. In addition, cards
will be in play.
Cooked Food and
A sale of cooked foods and hand
made articles, including lamp
shades, aprons and handkerchiefs,
will be on eale Saturday, March
27, at the Piggly Wiggly store,
under the sponsorship of tlia la
dies of the Central Congregational
Portland Siring Quartet
to Appear With Salem
A combination of instrumental
and choral numbers that promises
to.be particularly attractive will
ber heard on Friday evening,
March 26, in an outstanding Mac-
"DIAMOND DYE" ANY
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directions so sim
ple any woman
can tint soft, del
icate shades or
dye rich, perman
ent colors in lin
gerie, silks, rib
ies, coverings, hangings every
thing! Buy Diamond Dyes no other
kind - and: tell your druggist
whether the ; material you wish
to color Is wool or silk, or whether
it is linen, cotton or mixed goods.
I Salem's Show Place of
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Dowell club program" at Waller
hall. The chorus, appearing for
the first time since Christmas, will
give the public opportunity to
hear an excellently trained chorus
of 32 women's voices. - Prof. W.
IL Boyer is the chorus director.
TheS Portland String quartet
comes .to Salem with many dis
tinctive press recommendations,
and those who attend the concert
on Friday are assured of a treat
of far more than ordinary merit.
The personnel of the quartet in
cludes Frank Eichenlaub, violin;
Carl Denton, violin; Ted Bacon,
viola, and Ferdinand Konrad cello.
All four have been playing togeth
er with the Portland- Symphony or
A special feature on the pro
gram, which, will be announced
Civic Music Club Concert
Heilig, Monday, March 29, 8:30 p. nu
Reserved Seats $1.50 - $1.00 L Student Special 75c
Steinert Piano Welte-Mignon Records
She broke her
State and High Sts.
With' the Red Cross Pharmacy
An Important Event in
This week is millinery week at The French
Shop. Featuring Adaptations from ' the
smartest French Modistes at $7.50 and $10,
including Saxe uonnie Celeste ua. Cherio
i Cameo and Meadowbrooks. A most unus
ual selling of high class hats.
Don't overlook seeing these j
, Wonderful Values
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Many Beautiful New Coats and
You can always view the season's latest
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M. Buf f ef Morrison
115 High St.
later in full, will be the group y
the chorus with the quartet.
The personnel of the MacDowell
club chorus, of which Prof. W. H.,
Boyer is the director,' includes:
- First soprano- Mrs. G. R. Bon-'
ell,; Mrs. E.'II. Hobson, Mrs. II.
A. Harris, Mrs. Jame3 Teed, Mrs.
Phil Newmyer, Mrs. Leonard Nel
sori. Miss Eva Marshall Miss Viv
ian Whistler. -
. Second sopranos Mrs. R. W.
Simeral, Mrs. C. B. Webb, Mrs. G.
C Bellinger, Mrs. J. W. Chambers,
Jr.i Mrs. D. WItiddle. Mrs. J, W.
Nash, Mrs. R. IfV Robertson, Mrs.
Findley. Miss 543 Schwab. i
First altos-VMrs. T; II. Gallo
way, Mrs. J. K. Law, Mrs. Charles
Sherman,. Mrs. Treval Powers,
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She had felt "like a million"
and all of the sudden she
became dizzy and her head
began to ache and it grew
until she was so miserably
"upset" she had to break her
engagement, i She just could
not attend the party. .
Many people do not realize
that their eyes must be "in
tune" , with the rest of the
system. "Check up on your
eyes." . " "
"Let Staples See To
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