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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Sunday Morning, Jane 2, 1929
of School Year ii
OR YEAR PAS
Seniors Win in Inter-Class
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Given
Fine Reception by Friends
As They Leave Woodburn
WOODBURN. Jnne 1 Wood
burn high school closed with a
final assembly of students and a
meeting of the A. S. W. H. S..
The new business of the meet-4
lag was the final program under
the supervision of the freshmen.
Awards were given and the clas
ses all mored to their positions
of occapance for next year. Mrs.
Maude Mochel, debate coach,
awarded gold debate pins to
Matthew Mochel, 11a Webber, Ar
chie Atkinson, seniors, and Ken
neth Gillanders, sophomore.
Coach Wolfe distributed the
boys' athletic award. In baseball
to Matthew Mochel, Winton
Hunt, Willard Hunt, seniors;
Lowell Gribble, Cletus Chapelle,
Adrian Schooler, Hush Gearin,
Merle Nehl, Leonard , Gearin. Al
bert Lemke, juniors; Royal Has-
tie and Har61d Owlngs, sopho.
mores. Track awards were given
to Matthew Mochel. John Nelson.
Winton Hunt, seniors; Larerne
Schooler, Adrian; Schooler,
Charles Bartos, juniors. T. P. Ot
to, of the inter-class rfvalry com.
mittee presented t h e i nt er-c 1 as g
rivalry cup to the seniors who
won 65 points, the . .freshmen
were second with -fJ ihe Jun
ior third with 4 3&-14he so
phomores last witb ZViy ?
Three teachers-Helen Andrews,
freshman English. Laura.! Rug
gles, history and mathematics and
Mrs. Ruth Rhoten, Spanish 'and
expression, gave farewell talks.
The new student body 'hicers
were installed, president, Adrian
Schooler, vice-president, Jane
Yergen. secretary. Naomi " Van
Cleave, Board of Control, -STerle
Nehl, Kenneth Gillanders Vand
Cletus Chapelle. "I" Would That
My Heart," senior girls -double
duet, changing of classes, songs
and yells ended the assembly:
WOODBURN. June 1 Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Norman, for seven
years prominent . resident .. of
Woodburn, were entertained, at a
reception at . the Presbyterian
church of which both were mem
bers, Thursday night.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Norma have
been prominent in the social and
civic activities of- Woodburn dur
ing their seven years of residence
here and it was in appreciation of
this that 150 of their friends en
tertained them. A program in
charge of Rev. Hanson of the
Presbyterian church included two
duets by Ruth Holt -and Helen
Andrews; musical reading, Bar
bara Espy; vocal solo, Mrs. Donald
After the program several
friends of Mr. . and Mrs. Norman
representing the various organiza
tions to which they belonged spoke
favorably of them. Representing
the city, Mayor W. H. Broyles;
schools, Supt. V. D. Bain; cham
ber of commerce, Hon. H. R But
terfleld; Women's club and Ladies'
Aid society. Mrs. Ivan Beers;
Week day Bible school, C. J. Espy;
The partnership existing be
tween P, A. Erixon and C. O.
Eng8trom has been dissolved by
mutual consent. F. A. Erixon. C.
O. Engstrom. J 2 4 5
Ministerial -association. Rev.
Wood fin; P. E. Fagan, an old
friend. Following these remarks
Rev. Hanson said a few -words and
S. W. Maupin presented the Nor.
mans with velour footstool in
behalf of the Presbyterian church.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Norman gave
their thanks for the 'kindness of
their friends and expressed their
regret at leaving. Refreshments
were served - by the' Presbyterian
ladies after the reception.
Norman Prominent la Tovra
Mr. Norman was very promin
ent in civic affairs and was a
member of the city council for
four and a half years; He was also
president of the Week day Bible
school, president of the board of
trustees of the Presbyterian
church, director of the Woodburn
chamber of commerce, member of
the school board and secretary of
the Woodburn Health center.
Mrs. Norman, aside from aiding
her husband, was secretary of the
Presbyterian church, secretary:
treasurer of the Home Missionary
society and an active member of
the Woodburn Women's club and
Ladles' Aid society.
AT SPRIfJG VALLEY
PICI1IC EWED Bf
PUPILS ATI U
LIN Caa 'June 1. Thn teach.
erfiffJapils of Lincoln school
enjoyed.. picnic Wednesday at
the school house. Games and races
provided amusements for the chil
dren. Several prizes were award
ed. At the noon hour the teacher,
Miss Georgiana Briggs. was as
sisted in serving by Lncile Hack
ett, Duane McKinney, Jack Brad
ford and Vernon Merrick. ; The
afternoon was . spent in playing
ball and various other games.
Specie guests for the day were
Mrs. J. Bradford rfnd small
daughter Lois; ' Ethel McKinney,
little Miss Marily Boyd and A.
G. Elame and June Worthington
of the Zena district.
DALLAS, June 1 Minnie Cof-
feu, minor daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Guy P. Coffey of Indepen
dence, has been committed to the
Pacific Protective Society of Port
land for care and protection at the
request Edward Hutchins, Justice
of the Peace of Independence.
WOODBURN. June 1 A group
of her friends supprised Gelta Mae
Hunt on her 16th birthday with
a party Thursday night.
Dancing and games provided
amusement for the guests an at
a late hour refreshments were
served by Mr. and Mrs. Hunt and
Miss Gladys Renn. The guests In
cluded Jack Guiss, Warner Gulss,
Laverne Schooler, Winton Hunt,
Margaret Rich. Julia Bell Austin,
Dorothy Austin, Pat Courtney,
Catherine Pancic, Leanard Gearin,
Hugh Gearin, Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
Hunt. Mks Gladys Renn and Gelta
ZENA, June 1 (Special) The
Spring Valley cnurch at Zena,
which stands on a knoll surround
ed by sturdy oaks and overlooks
the beautiful valley, was the scene'
of impressive Memorial Day serv
ice May 30. Wayne D. Henry,
chairman of the church board of
As opening numbers Marie Flint
MeCafl gave a voluntary, "One
Sweetly Solemn Thought,' and
Gounod's, "March Romane," fol
lowed by "America," song by the
assembly, with Mrs. McCall at the
organ. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph H.
Scott gave a duet, "I Love a Lit
tle Church House," accompanied
by Mrs. McCall.
Secretary-Treasurer Kills Pur-
vine reported on funds, saying
that $2,500 was In the treasury
at the present time. Mr. Purvine
stated that the trustees of the
Zena church ' have made a plan
by which the endowment fund
could be kept Intact, the interest
to be used for maintenance of the
Zena cemetery. The money to be
placed with Ladd A Bush Trust
Company of Salm to be re-invested
whenever advisable. Mr. Pur
vine moved that this resolution
be adopted and it was carried aft.
er Guy O. Smith of Salem gave his
legal advise upon this plan.
Mrs. Wayne D. Henry , an
nounced that the Zena Missionary
society, which started to gather
data, for a history of the Zena
church about a year ago.would be
lad to get any clippings or phot
ographs which would help in the
Mrs. Henry is chairman of the
committee appointed to compile
the history -with Mrs. Charles
Purvine and Mrs. Ralph H. Scott.
Mr. Henry announced that a pro
duct of Spring Valley, Guy O.
Smith, of Salem, would give the
address of the day. Mr. Smith,
who is the possessor of a droll
wit. said that he was very glad
that he was appreciated enough to
be asked to give a talk, but that
he believed that no one appreciat
ed his abilities more than his im
mediate family, and gave an illu
stration. One of his boys had vio
lated the home rules and an older
child thought his punishment was
When asked what punishment
he advised, said: "Make him go
to Zena and listen to dad's
Mr. Smith said In part: "We re
member Christmas, Thanksgiv-"
tag, Easter and Fourth of July
and other holidays, yet. if we
pause to think; each one is signif
icant in that It is the beginning
of some national day. The 30th of
May is peculiarly dedicated to
those who in their country's cause
nave fallen on the battlefield. We
should also have a thought for
those la other walks of life, who
pursued some other line. The
class who were not soldiers of
war, but Of peace. Think of the
difference between -their father's
time and ours. No .paved roads.
and everything so vastly different
than the present I can think of
no more beautiful spot than
Spring Valley cemetery. Itls most
fitting that we of the succeeding
generation should keep green the
mounds ,of those ; gone before.
There were no grander men or
nobler women." In closing Mr.
Smith said he thought this partic-
lar cemetery and the idea of Its
maintenance is splendid.
Mrs. J. S. Hlatt sang "America,
the Beautiful." accompanied by
Mrs. McCall. The assembly Join
ed In singing, "Blest Be the Tie
that Binds,." and at the conclu
sion repeated the Lord's prayer,
GAME BIRDS TO BE SEEN
An exhibition of game birds
will be entered by the state game
commission at the livestock show
to be held at Union June S.
Alumni Banquet Marks End
Of High School Year for
Perrydale; Year Pleasant
PERRTDALE. June 1. The
alumni banquet Saturday night
dosed -commencement week of
Perrydale schools. The .past-week 1
was not only' filled each evening
with most pleasing entertainment
but each occasion gave unmistak
able evidence of a profitable and
successful school year.
Dean Boy R, Hewitt In his un
ique fashion 'made It clear to the
crowded auditorium and espec
ially to young men and women of
the present age that their chief
duty, having trained minds and
fixed purposes was to make war
impracticable event for the future.
The school picnic Friday was a
gala day for all, tennis and base
ball were the chief amusements of
High Established lm 1008
Perrydale high school was es
tablished In 1908. The roll call at
the alumni banquet Saturday
night showed that all graduates
of each year were making good in
some activity of modern life. Those
not now In eollege or university
are making a success In their sev
eral occupations or vocations.
Many Interesting historical notes
of events were given by Individ-
ual numbers, and many happy re
sponses were made to the various
toasts and announced by Supt. Ry
ahWtoastmaster of the evening.
The election of' officers closed
the alumni program.
Miss Wanda Elliott was elected
president: Rlchar Byerele, vice-
pres.; Nolan McKee, secretary
treasurer; Senator W. J. Elliott,
chairman of the school board, presiding.
A considerable increase in the
enrollment of the high school ia
expected for 1929-30.
ZENA, June 1 A serious acci
dent was narrowly averted Thurs
day when Mrs. E. C. Higglns, who
was learning to drive her ear,
opened the throttle instead of clos
ing It at a turn In the road at the
top of a steep hill. The machine
ran up a bank and overturned. E.
If j . -
C. Higglns, who was with his wife
managed to get her eat -with the ,
assistance ' of Frank - Crawford
who lives nearby.
Mrs. Higgins was Immediately
taken to a Salem physician where -it
was found that she had a frac
tured rib. Her left hand which was
pinned beneath the steering wheel,
was badly crushed and she suffer
ed minor bruises.
Mr. Higgins had a flesh wound
on his leg and numerous bruises.
The top and windshield of the car '
were broken 'and the steering de
vice was bent and broken.
GO TO ROSEBURG
ZENA, June 1 S. H. Barker of
Zena and his cousin. Mrs. Charles
Matthews of Popcorn and Walker
Purvine, who drove for them,
motored to Roeeburg on a bus),
ness trip Tuesday and returned
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