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OREGON STATESMAN. &.uu U;cn. Sunday Aiornmg, May 13, 1923
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Will Lindy Lose Wager?
Silverton Plans Annual Fes
tival at Time of Iris
SILVERTON. May 18 The
spring flower sh'ow of the
Silverton Garden club will be held
In Webbs terminal building on
May 24, 25. These days hare
been set because tbe height of the
Iris bloom will be during that
week. Although iris are being
featured, all other flowers In sea
son are wanted, and everyone is
urged to make flower entries at
The Sil-Mar Iris Gardens oper
ated by Virgil Kruschke on the
Silverton-Marquam highway plan
to.Jjave several thousand bloom
stocks on exhibit.
The club will furnish bases,
but baskets and bowls must be
furnished by the exhibitor. Rib
bon prizes will be awarded.
Delegates from Pythian todges
in Scio, Brownsville, Corvallis,
Salem, Lebanon, Eugene, Inde
pendence, Dallas, Cottage Grove
will attend the district convention
which is scheduled for Silverton
on May 21. The local committee
on entertainment. Mrs. Helen
Wrightman. Myrtle Gifford, Flor
ence Williams, have arranged
splendid programs for both the af
ternoon and evening sessions.
Out of district visitors of im
portance will include members
from 'lodges in Hood river and
The Pacific Lutheran choir of
50 voices from the Pacific Luth
eran College at Parkland, Wash
ington, will appetfr in concert in
Silverton on the night of May 24.
This choir, under the direction of
Prof. J. 0. Edwards, has sung in
Silverton on previous tours, and
music lovers are anticipating the
event. The Concert will be held
in the Eugene Field building.
Dili CLUB HAS
KEIZER, May 18. Mrs. C. W.
Beecroft was hostess for the East
side darning club Thursday after
A pot luck luncheon was served
at one o'clock and the afternoon
was pleasantly spent in needle
work and social conversation..
Honor guests were Mrs. Theil,
a newcomer in Keizer and Mrs.
Ford Keller of Portland. Mem
bers present were Mrs. Margy
Mddge, Mrs. Christine Bartruff.
Mrs. Goldie Smith, Mrs. Ethel Mc
Clay. Mrs. Alice Gardner, Mrs. Ed
na McCloud, Mrs. Clora Bond
ahu. Mrs. G. W. Browning and the
hostess Mrs. Beecroft. There will
be no further meetings of the
club until fall.
Mm children to
TAKE PART III PUT
School Sets Tuesday
for Its Operetta
Cot Lindbergh will probably write a check for 91,300 to Phil Love,
a friend and fellow airman, immediately after he is married to Anne
Morrow. When the friends were flying the mail together a long time
ago they made a wager that tbe first to marry would pay the other
1500. It looks as If Love will collect on this love wager, nnless be)
goes and falls hlmeif.
INDEPENDENCE, May 18.
The operetta "The Forest Court"
to be put on by the first six grades
of the training school next Tues
day evening. May 21, has the fol
lowing students in the production:
Billy Campbell. Marcella Bush.
Maxine Williams, Tommy De- Cos
ter, Herbert Kurre, Jesse Fox.
Marlow Butler, Wilbur Hall and
Adrian Adams. James Larsen and
Roy Brown. Junior Violette, Glor
ia Ann Smith, June Ramey, Bar
bara Ruef, Margaret Le Fors,
Faith Herschberger, Norman Ob-
erson, Maxine Williams and Grey
McConnell, Joy Herschberger, Ma
rie Schoeler, Muriel Cooper, Ethel
Brown. Lucille' Barnhart, Jean
Oberson, Betty Jane Addison, and
Marjorie Travis, Irene Fauver,
Hazel Crowley, Frances Haley,
and Frances Knott, Betty Cross-
ley, Anna May, Virginia Cooper,
Jacqueline Williams. Eileen Cook,
Mavis DeCoster, Barbara Jane
Horton, and Marr Marie Williams.
Fairies: Shirley Groves, fairy
queen. Other fairies: Iris Cham
berlain. Virginia Etalnacker, Mal
deene Hennagin, Ileta McLaugh
lin, Katherine Hartman and Con
Chorus Isabelle Grogan, Con
stance Johnson. Junior Hactman,
Margaret Syverson, Caroline Sy-
verson, Charles Raymond, Annie
Dortoff. Laurabell Grogan, Eloise
Imbler, Alta Jewell, Betty Wat
tenberger, Emil Braxling, Edward
Stiener, Glenn Burch, Peter Lamb,
Harold Wattenbarger, Ardith
Clarke. Clara Syverson, Mildred
Hartman, Alfred Niemeyer, Ruth
McCulston, Frances Hanna, Elea
nor Hall, Harlow Ranton, Joyce
Johnson, Vivian Soden, Alfred
Puckett, Charles Mattison, Mar
jorie Bassuet, Grace Raymond and
An operetta entitled "Our Ply
mouth Rock" will be presented
May 25 at the Keizer schoolhouse
by Miss Jewel Gardner and her
music pugils. The leading charac
"Priscilla," Muriel Bartruff.
"John Alden." John Gardner,
"Dame oGodley," Ruth Melson;
"George Winslow," Carol Cum
mings. A small admission fee will
be charged to defray expenses.
Mrs. $cKinney, 67,
Is Buried Friday
INDEPENDENCE, May 18.
Funeral services for Mrs. Susan
Frances McKinney 67, were held
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. McKinney was the mother
of Mrs. J. S. Robbie, Monmouth
street Independence and was liv
ing with her at the time of her
death, Wednesday, May 15. She
had been 111 for about two years.
but during a- recent visit at her
son's home in Portland she became
dangerously ill and was brought
back to her daughter's home last
Mrs. McKinney was born in
Pike county, Illinois, April 26.
1862. She married Charles Mc
Kinney January 28, 1884 and
later took up a homestead claim
near Alliance, Nebraska. They
were both members of the Chris
tian church, afterward becoming
Adventists. They moved to Oregon
in 1903, settling near Louisville
Mrs. McKinney was preceded in
death by her husband in 1907.
The mother and children then
moved to Dallas and remained
there for several years.
She is survived by four child-
21 Merit Badges
Given to Scout
Leader at Salem
SILVERTON, May 1
Roy Brady, assistant scoot
master for troop 20, receives
the highest award of scout
honors in Salem, Tuesday,
May. 21. Having received
the 21 scout merit badges,
he la entitled to the Eagle
scout badge, which will be
given to him at th court of
honor of tbe Cascade Coun
Donald Sawyer and Stew
art Patty will receive SCO
ond class honors, while Ma
rion Palmer will receive a
I00n BALL GAME
MOVE 0 W m
ren: Elmer McKinney of Seattle,
Giffen, Frank of Portland and
Mrs. Robbie of Independence.
To Begin Today
The junior Sunday school base
ball league will open its season to
day at 2:30 on the Willamette
university field. One round of the
league will be played, making 15
games in all, three each Saturday
The games today will be be
tween Presbyterian and First Bap
tist, Calvary Baptist and First
Christian, Congregational and
iSS GARDNER IS
GIVEN NICE PARTY
KEIZER, May 18 Lois, Erma,
and Mary Keefer were joint host
esses for a surprize pre-nuptial
shower in honor of Miss Jewel
Gardner at the Keefer home Wed
nesday evening. Miss Gardner
will become a bride in the early
part of July.
A unique feature of the even
rag was a miniature house, with
lawn, flowers and rockery. The
key to the house was presented
to MLss Gardner by Mrs. Arthur
Cunimings who recited an origin
al poem. On opening tbe house,
it was found to be filled with
many lovely and useful gifts.
The evening was spent in games
and conversation. Present were:
Mrs Joe Bartruff, Mrs. C. W.
Beecroft, Mrs. G. W. Browning,
Mrs. Ford Keller. Mrs. Robert Mc
Clay, Mrs. Ray Betzer, Mrs. Fred
Fox, Mrs. Ward Russell, Mrs. Ella
Poole. Mrs. C. A. Poole, Mrs. Da
vid Saucy, Mrs. Arthur Cummings,
Mrs. Roy Melson, Mrs. Frank Ev
ans, Mrs. W. E. Savage, Mrs.
Lindgren, Mrs. Tom Brinkley,
Mrs. Ben Arnold, Mrs. Ben Wil
liams, Mrs. V. S. Cole, Mrs. J. A.
Gardner, Miss Rae Klncaid. and
the Misses Myrtle and Lulu Mc-
Clay, Margaret Wells, Mildred
Gardner, Lucille Cummings, Ly-
dia Rehfuss, Doris Fox, Olive Ev
ans, Jewell Gardner and the host
served at a late hour.
PORTLAND. Ore.. May 18.
(AP) Consolidation of the
Wheeler, Osgood company, Ta
coma, and the Nicolai Door Man
nfacturing company, Portland,
claimed to be the tw.o largest door
manufacturing companies in the
world, combining a valuation of
$6,000,000 was announced today
by Harry T. Nicolai, president of
the Portland concern.
INDEPENDENCE, May 18 An
interesting indoor baseball game
was played Thursday afternoon at
the Training School field in In
dependence with Monmouth and
Independence seventh grade girls.
The score was 11 to 19 in favor
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Guy and
family who have spent the winter
in Grants Pass visited at the
Methodist Parsonage Wednesday
evening . Thursday morning they
left for their home in Nehalem.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Mort, j
formerly residents of the Metho-'
dist Episcopal Parsonage are en- j
route to the Western States in a !
new automobile, from Chicago. '.
They have relatives in Goldendale. '
Wash., and some time within tbe
next two months will visit friends '
Another family consisting of
Mr. Will Smiley (brother of
Charles Smiley of Independence) j
and his wife and daughter are
thought to be on their way in a
car from Massachusetts to Inde
pendence. Clifford Smiley spent Saturday
and Mother's Day with his par- ;
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smiley. '
Whit Kelley and grandson Don !
went to Coos county where Don
was hunting work. He found
work in Banden as caretaker at
a summer resort. He left Satur
day for that place.
Mrs. E. Steptoe, who has spent j
the past few months in Idaho has !
returned to Independence. Mrs. '
Steptoe is a stepmother of Mrs. !
Otto Hilke. !
Frank Kelley started filling his
silos with clover last Saturday.
Dinner For Miss Beal
Dr. and Mrs. H. W. Beal gave
n f1fnnF and nartv fr K
J I. A T -1 m 1 , I
u&ugnier iois inursaay evening
In honor of her twentieth birth-1
day. Those who attended the din-1
ner were: Miss Goldie Bush, and j
Mr. Lyle Moore of Independence,
Dr. and Mrs. Maurice Beal of Mc
Minnville, and the immediate fam
ily. Dr. and Mrs. Beal and moth
er, and daughter Lois. After din
ner several guests came for the
party. They were: Emma Codn
ger, Goldie Bush Irene Imbler,
Ruth Butler, Mildred Haley, Mrs.
Maurice Beal, Lois Beal, Lyle
Moore, Kenneth Ramey, Luther
Martin, Hal Chapman, Charlie
Holselow, Steve Bennedict, and
Dr. Maurice Beal. The evening
was spent in games and music, af
ter which a lovely lunch was serv
ed. Ralph W. Parker, manuel
training teacher or the high school
has placed a display of the work
of his class in the windows of
Thomas and Horton Hardware
NORTH 8ANTIAM, May 18
Mrs. O. W. Cobb, -who with her
family will soon be moving to
Willamlna to be there for an in
definite time, entertained the la
dies ot the sewing elub Thursday
afternoon. The time was spent in
sewing for the hostess. Present .
were: Mrs. Stanley McLaughlin'
Mrs. George Howard, Mrs. Glt-e
McClellan, Mrs. Ben Browning,
Mrs. Bert Keithley, Mrs. Wiliia
Keithley. Mrs. J, W. Arehart, and
daughter Ladonna. Mrs. Lyi
Cobb. Mrs. O. E. Bond and svn
Wayne, Mrs. C. L. Young and
children Wilbur, Kenneth, atd Ci
sie, and Eva Davis.
The ladies served refreshment.',
consisting of sandwiches, fruit
salad, cake and cocoa.
The New Shade in
Shown in either high or medium heels,
with attractive center buckle strap.
Dr. L. J. Williams, Chiropodist in attendance
WE worked hard, dilligently and late at night to open what we
believe to be a long wanted store in Salem. Our efforts have
been more than repaid by the interest of the hundreds of people who
attended the opening last night and expressed their good wishes and
congratulations. To those, and to you if you were unable to be here
we pledge our earnest effort to give you fast, courteous service at
all times, that we may warrant your continued and consistant patron
age. C. C. HUFFMAN, Manager of Salem Store.
ITit&e policy of the Mteropolitan Chain
Stofes, Inc., to hold no sales. Our mer
chandise will be priced at the very lowest
selling prices at all times. The majority of
our stock will sell at five cents to fif ty,
cents except an occasional extra special
that will be featured from week to week.
Our merchandise is all systematically dis
played on open counters,- making choice
easy and safe. Everything is grouped in a
given section and will be found in this sec
tion week after week and month after
month and at the same standard prices. ,
OUR entire staff of salesladies has
been assembled in Salem, they and
their families are living in Salem and vi
cinity and have been chosen not only for
their ability as salesladies but charac
ter, standing and personality played an
important part. We want you to feel that
this is your store, that you must be satis
fied with every purchase. If for any rea
son you are not satisfied the merchandise
will be, exchanged or your money will be
'cheerfully refunded, without . question.
Your criticisms will be gladly received by
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