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The New OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Thursday Morning. April 25. 1928
CROWD FILLS UP
rMrm ni ion iippt
R. C. Shepherd Has Charge
of General Arrange
ments of Affair
ZENA, April 24. A record
breaking crowd filled seats and
vestibule at the Zfna school ho use
Friday night when the Zena com
munity club gave the last meeting
of Ihe season.
R. C. Shepard. chairman of the
program committee had charge of
arrangements. The school child
ren gave the first part of the pro
gram which follows reading
My Sister has a Beau," Helen
Kail reading, "Socrates Snooks"
- June Worthlngton, song, "High
r,n the Hill Top." Julia Shep-
ni Tertrude Johnson, Alice
Crawford, Marguerite Johnson,
Ionald Scott and Ronald Smith
accompanied on the piano by Hil
da Crawford; reading "I'll
Betchyew" and encore "Brand
New Auto" Elaine Worthlngton,
Scotch Drive Given
' Commencement Grand March,"
Julia and Ruth Shepard, reading
"Seein' things." Marguerite
Johnson, drill in Scotch costume,
"I Dream of Lilac Time," Alice
Crawford, Donald Scott, Margue
rite Johnson and Ronald Smith,
accompanied by Hilda Crawford
at piano; reading "Family Se
crets" Easter Horton. At the con
clusion of the children's program
by four girls June Worthlng
ton, Helen Kane. Elaine Worth
lngton, and Mildred Denham,
reading, "The Minuet," Alice
Crawford, reading "What a Kiss
Can Do" Mildred Denham, song.
Tolls Bible Story ' '
Jeanne Shepard told the Bible
story of David and Goliath and the
harp upon which David played.
He told the children that they
would see a harp like David's and
hear Mr. Lyman of Salem play
upon it; Mr. Lyman then took
charge and his songs, readings
and burlesques proved him to be
a very versatile young man.
Ills repetoire follows: Instru
mental selection on golden harp
Impersonation of "Cohen on the
T''n?;6he,' s"6ng. "Will you Rome
times Think of me," accompany
ing himself on harp. A burlesque,
-Married but Single," "Aniije
Laurie" playod with variations on
harp A poem, ".Mother," a mind
reading act, a humorous drama,
"I'nderneath the Spreading Chest
Mr. Lyman required the assist
ance of ten people in this drama
and selected them from the as
sembly. His closing number w. s a
ong "Until W e Meet Again,"
played on the golden harp.
The refreshment committee,
Mrs. J. S, Worthington, Mrs. Al
bert Denham, Miss Jessie Smith,
and Mrs. Guy H. Taylor served
dainty refreshments in the base
ment. Mr. R. H. Scott, president
of the Zena community club, pre
sided at the business meeting
which preceded the program. R.
C. Shepard, treasurer gave a year
ly report, announcement was made
of the minstrel show which West
Salem Is giving April 22.
Explains Bus Petition
W. Frank Crawford who has
been Instrumental In getting up a
petition asking for bus transpor
tation for high school students of
Zena, Lincoln and Spring Valley,
sun wibu id aueiiu aa em niun
school, explained that a bus from
Salem is preferred to one from
Amity because the transportation
and tuition would be less. A peti
tion asking for this bus is being
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Sat Swimming AH
Comes Right Back
VALSETZ, April 24.
C. C. Steinel and Jim
Horning, lxth of Gorrallis,
were here on a fishing trip
for several days, both catch
tag the limit. Although' the
weather was disagreeable
I hoy enjoyed themselves. Jim
Horning experienced quit a
thrill by falling into the
pond where the water is over
twenty feet deep. Mr. Stebael
thought per Imps Jim bad
forgotten how to swim and
Marled to the re.-tme. But
the water was so cold and
deep that boyish memories
returned and he, Steinel,
swam like a fish. He pulled
himself bark upon the log
but had to stop fishing as
he had the limit both in fish
and experience for one day.
POT AT ROBERTS
Spring Flowers Decorated
Living Rooms; Many
ROBERTS, April 24 Mrs.
John Orsborn entertained the G,
T. club at a luncheon Thursday.
The table was lovely with tall yel
low tapers and daffodils. Spring
flowers and daffodils decorated
the living room. Those who at
tended were Mrs. Alice Coolidge,
Mrs. Robert Judson, Mrs. W. V.
Johnson, Mrs. Flora Holley, Mrs.
Bud Stutesman, Mrs. William
Meier, Mrs. C. D. Query. Mrs. 8
C. Davenport, Mrs. C. W. Brown,
Mrs. Roy Rice. Mrs. George Hig-
gins, Mrs. Will Pettyjohn, Mrs.
Ralphael Bettincourt and Mrs
Forest Edward, who will have the
clnb at the next meeting.
The P. T. B. club met for a
jolly time at Query's hall Satur
day night. Nearly all the mem
bers were present, and each was
dressed in a costume.
The hostesses, were Miss Jesse
Mile3 and Mrs. Raphael Bettin
The school directors, Lewis
Solchenberg, H. B. Carpenter and
Mabel Higgins held a meeting Sat
urday night and rehired Mrs. Ma
bel Becket and Mrs. Helen Larsen
to teach this coming school. Mrs.
Beckett and Mrs. Larsen have
been very successful in their work
Oscar Fromader and his sister,
Sarah Rhonks of Seattle, visited
the J. P. Bresslers and Gust Hey-
den's family last week for sever
al days. Mr. Fromader and Mrs
Rhonka lived in the neighborhood
over forty years ago and owned
the farm which now belongs to
Gust Heyden. They noticed many
changes in the vicinity and en
joyed meeting many of the friends
whOftlived her at that time.
Mrs. Lewis Salchenberg, who
was quite sick last week is getting
Richard Arselanian and family
have moved to Woodburn.
Mrs. Charles Ekin visited her
daughter Mrs. Jay Harnsburger
Mrs. Alice Coolidge la having
part of her young prune orchard
grafted to Noble prunes.
VALSETZ LOGGER DIES
VALSETZ, April 24. Floyd
Christy, logger, who waa Injured
April 16, died at St. Vincent's,
April 18, and Marine services were
held April 22 In Portland.
Culling and mortality of chick
ens call for a replacement of near,
ly 50 per cent of the laying flock
every year, says the Oregon ex
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MISS EDGAR IS
CO TESTV CTOR
Six Schools Take Part In
. Rickreall Matches On
RICKREALL, April 24 Mar
garet Edgar, an eighth grade pu
pil of Rickreall, was one ot the
two winners of the district spell
ing contest held here Friday
night. Henry Scheulke of Oak
Grove, was the other winning spel
ler. These pupils will compete in
the county contest to be held at
Schools represented 4iere Fri
day night were Bethel, Mistletoe.
Greenwood, Oak Grove. Oak
Point and Rickreall. Miss Shir
ley Umphlette of Bethel and Miss
Pearl Eyre of Oak Point pro
nounced the words to the spellers.
One-Act Play Given
"one-act play entitled "April"
was presented to the high school
assembly Wednesday by the fresh
men English class. Leading parts
were played by Carl Hubbard,
Dorothy Middleton and Ralph
A "600 ' party was sponsored
Saturday night in the Grange hall
by the home economics, depart
ment of the grange. Seven tables
were In play and refreshments
were served. High score prises
went to Mrs. J. F. Vaughn and
Arthur Bearer and low score was
held by John Robinson. The pro
ceeds will go toward furnishing
new curtains for the grange hall.
three-act comedy "The Dutch
Detective'' Is being rehearsed by
the high school students. It is
being directed by Prof. F. M.
Mitchell and will be presented
sometime In May.
BIRTHDAY PARTY IS
ENJOYED IT VALSETZ
VALSETZ, April 14. A most
enjoyable birthday party was giv
en Mrs. John March at her home
April 19. Mrs. Stelzer, Mrs. Tell,
Mrs. Dodson, Mrs. Brooks, Mrs.
Sadie Morris, Mrs. Massie, Mrs.
Cordle McConnell, Mrs. Emmett,
Mrs. Tokstad, Mrs. Barnett and
Mrs. Ferguson were the guests.
Prizes were awarded the one mak
ing the most words in 15 min
utes from the phrase "birthday
Mrs. Emmett received first
honor, having made 74 words.
Mrs, Morris received second hon
or. A delicious luncheon was
served after which the hostess
was presented a very nice electric
heating pad, which was greatly
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Neise are the
proud parents of a baby girl. The
young lady weighed seven pounds
nine ounces. Mother and daugh
ter are at the Salem General hos
pital. Both reported as doing
Mrs. Bill Tedd invited Mr. and
Mrs. Vernon Murphy, Mr. and
Mrs. Potter, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
Erickson, Mr. and Mrs! Emerson
Murphy, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Tok
stad, Mr. and Mrs. Peterson and
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Crowd Attends Bazaar of
P. T. A. Held Saturday by
Women Group at Valsetz
VALSETZ, April 14. The P.
T. A. basaar was held April SO.
The doors opened at 1:45 p. m.
Sales were started at 1 p. m. Mrs.
Mixer and Mrs. Crater had charge
of the apron booth which was dee
orated In yellow and green. The
candy booth were pretUly trimmed
in white and rea. Miss Smith and
Miss Stevenson had charge. They
wore white crepe paper dresses
trimmed in red hearts. The
flower booth was beautiful, green
and lavender yeing used as back
grounds by Mrs. Hayden, Mrs.
Mildred Moan and Pauline Powell.
Mary Strandberg and Berta Burch
had fashioned white and pink
paper dresses wnicn they wore
while at the ice cream booth. Mel
ba Berg and Rheta Dailey dressed
in tan and old rose paper dresses
managed the fish pond which the
children enjoyed very much.
Booths Prettily Decorated
The miscellaneous booth was
very prettily 'decorated in blue
and white. Mrs. Lawson and
Mrs. Wright had charge. The
cooked food booth in charge of
Mrs. Mortimer, Mrs. Wiggins and
Mr. and Mrs. Emmett to her home
Friday evening to help celebrate
her husband's anniversary. Mr.
Yedd was suite surprised. The
evening was spent in playing
"BOO" and other gamea Two
prizes were given. Mrs. Erickson
won first prize and Mr. Potter
the consolation prize. A dainty
luncheon was served about mid
night. Mrs. Ethel Moor and daughter,
Rosell, have moved to Portland.
Rosell will try and graduate from
one of the Portland grade schools
Weekend visitors at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Barnett
were their oldest son. Happy and
Al West. The boys left Portland
Saturday at 1 p. m. and drove as
far as the company ranch. They
walked the three miles on in. get
ting here about 6:30 p. m. Early
Sunday they went fishing and
caught the limit in a few hours.
A special train arrived at 6:15
a. m. Sunday from Hosklns bring
ing 50 sportsmen. Although the
dy was quite disagreeable sev
eral pounds of trout were caught.
Several men left the train at Ol
son to fish In the Luckiamute
III AUTO ACCIDENT
JEFFERSON, April 14. Mon
day evening as Edna Thompson
Allen, accompanied by her mother
and a niece and nephew, were on
their way home from Jefferson.
they were driving along behind a
truck and when Edna was going
to turn to the left at the Paul
Buchner place, she failed to see
another car approaching. Not hav
ing time to stop, she was hit by
the approaching car.
Both cars were damaged to some
Mrs. Teeters was neatly trimmed
in pink and white. Wisteria was
used by Mrs. Patton, Mrs. Wig
gins and Mrs. Redman to deco
rate the tea room which they
were managing. Miss Nelson was
Madam Mackeyi. the fortune tell
er. Clara Nolan and Laura Ash
strom wore cute black and plaid
paper dresses while they tended
to the orange tree. The shooting
gallery was in charge of Miss Ray
and Miss Anderson.. All articles
not sold in the afternoon were
disposed of by Henry Patton and
Joe Neise by using the wheel of
chance which they operated in the
early evening. Chances had been
sold on a hand made - quilt, a
beautiful doll, ball and mitt. Bill
Leabo won the quilt with No. 186.
The doll was won by Catherine
Halm, ticket No. C. Bradley
Gates held No. 17 and won the
ball and mitt. The last feature of
the day's program, a carnival
dance, was attended by a large
crowd. Mrs. Bert Thomas, chair
man of the bazaar committee, aft
er paying all bills will have about
$320.00 to give Mrs. Grout, treas
urer of the P. T. A.
extent. Those injured were Mrs.
Thompson, arm cut from broken
glass. Trie children received facial
cuts and bruises, while the rest
Miss Helen Klhs and brother
John attended the state Christian
Endeavor convention in Salem
Mr", and Mrs. Leston Howell mo
tored from Salem Sunday for a
visit with Leston's father, E. E.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Shumaker,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reeves and
Mrs. George Lynes, of Salem were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ro
Maxine and Grace Chiles will
stay with Mrs. McManus until the
close of the school year, as Maxine
s one of the high school graduates
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8TAYTOX G1KI, RESIGNS
STAYTON'. April 2 4. Miss Lois
Trask who has ten employed at
the local telephone office has re.
signed and oaa to Fortland where
she will tak a course in the Mar
inello Beauty school. Mrs. Haitie
Ficklin, manager of the local of
fice will be aited hereafter by
her daughter. Mi Jean Ficklin.