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Tha OltEGON STATESMAN. Caltru Oregen, gotay ITorn!a FcSrCary 24, 1931
Ladies' Aid Society Enjoys
Afternoon in Salem
WAGERS HE'LL PLAY WTTH THE MIGHTY
BROOKS. Feb. 23 Mrs. . J. Tm
Sim entertained the Brooks la
dles aid society at the home in
aTein. on Thursday .afternoon.
Mrs. William Scbafer, president,
tftmdueted the business session.
The afternoon was spent sewing.
A feature of the meeting was the
' surprise gift shower for Mrs. J.
L. Sim, by the Brooks Ladies Aid
, society. Many beautiful and use
ful presents were receired.
Mrs. Sim was assisted in serr-
: ing at the tea hour by Mrs. H. A.
Marr, Mrs onroe Ward and
Mrs. Dora' Ward.
The guest group Included:
Mrs. Chris Otto. Mrs. A. E. Har
ris, Mrs. Charles Kobow and
children Del mar and . Barbara,
Mrs. H. A. Marx and , daughter
Beverly Marr, Mrs. O. L. Bailey,
, Mrs. Nellie Reeves, Mrs. Mary
r Ritchie, Mrs. Harry Kibby, Mrs.
Cecil V. Ashbaugh, Mrs. WiU
, llam Schafer and grandson Bob-
; ble "Morris. Mrs. Raymond Blan-
; t-yn Sr.. Miss Gladys Otto. Mrs.
Sylvester A. Harris, Mrs. C. A.
Bailey, Mrs. Monroe Ward. Mrs.
' - Wayne . Gibson. Mrs. John 'Lean
er, Mrs. Raymond Blanton Jr..
and children DeEtta and Ray
j mond III, Mrs. George Tkatch
and son Harry, Mrs. J. E. Wall,
Mrs. Nick Childers, Mrs. Dora
Ward and daughter ; Caroline,
Mrs. J. S. Dunlavy and the host
ess Mrs. J. L. Sim.
.The next meeting of the aid
- will be held at the home of Mrs.
Chris Otto in Brooks in two
- weeks. - . . . i
CLASS IS FETED
HUBBARD, Feb. 33 The
winning side of a recent contest
by the young people in Mrs.
George Le filer's Sunday school
class of the Federated church
were entertained by - the i losing
side at a party at the Community
house Friday evening.
A happy evening was spent at J
games followed by refreshments.
Present, were Miss Margaret
Ryan, Robert Ryan, Miss Esther
Grimm, Miss Mildred Grimm, and
Mrs. Earl Grimm, all of Donald,
Miss Iris Moomaw, Jack Moo maw,
MJjss Marion - McKenzie, Miss
Helen Claypool. Miss Hazel Clay
pool,' Miss Beatrice Claypool,
Mrs. H. .L. Carl, Mrs. George Leff
ler, Mrs. John Claypool, Miss Jes-
sie Ingals. Miss Bessie Ingalls,
Delmer Claypool, Roy Claypool,
Melvin Mitts, Clifford Mitts, Miss
Anita. . Bevei) s, Miss Gnngadene
Bldgood. Miss Dorothy t Scholl.
Miss Orva Barrett, Miss Lenore
Scholl, Miss Irene Scholl., Miss
Helen . Paalses, MIas Marjorte
Wolfer. Miss Mildred Ott, James
Bldgood and Rollle Bidgood.
" GONE TO SEATTXK
.-' - TURNER, Feb. 23, Mr. and
Mrs. U. E. Talbot left Saturday
for Seattle where they will visit
Mrs. Talbot's daughter, Mrs. E.
Waggoner. Mrs.- LaRue Stephen-
son, daughter-in-law and, young
son, who have been house guests
'a the Talbot home, also made the
trip. -Mrs. Talbot will return in
time for- her work at the -Turner
- - State bank- Tuesday. - - Mr. ; and
'. Mrs D. S. Riches will stay at the
--Talbot 'home and care for "Mrs.
Talbot's i aged father, S. -H. - Ba4
- ker, who' is unable to take 'the
: trip. - -: , .
William Robert Crissy. Phiia.. f golf with John D. Rockefeller. clans to trv hfa luck first with
Pa., stock broker, has a job on j Sr. By the stipulation of the bet. I the President, then go to At-
ce is not to nave more than live
his hands, Crissy has wagered
$2,000 with several mends, five
of whom are brokers, that be
fore Feb. 15, 1932, he will have
dined with President Hoover,
played golf with Bobby Jenes,
motored er played golf with the
Prinee of Wales, and played
dollars on. his person when he
starts out. He will . be per
mitted to work or beg for money
on the way, but is not allowed
to borrow any. Crissy will re
sign from the brokerage firm -with
which he is connected. He
West Salem News
A One-act play; "The Neigh
bors," was given Friday evening
in the community hall by the local
Girl Reserves. The play, which
was directed by Miss Hazel Bru
ner, advisor of the Reserves, was
very well received by a well-filled
house and the sum of $12.75 was
realized from the sale of tickts.
One-half of this goes to the Re
serves group and half will be applied-
on : the "mile of pennies"
movement, designed to aid In wip
ing out the church debt.
Miss Trula Grant gave a piano
number before the play and Ruth
Maerz a vocal solo at the close.
Harbo Thompson of Stayton play
ed Hawaiian guitar numbers both
preceding and following the show.
At the close of the play, Girl Re
serve members who were" not in
the cast served a dainty lunch to
Miss Bruner and members of the
The cast was as follows: Peter,
Ruth Maerz; Inez Abel, Lorraine
Thompson: Mrs. Abel, Xaom AJ
sop; Mrs Moran, Catherine Apple
white; Grandma, Maisie Radkey;
Miss Trot, Mary Helen Unruh;
Carrie Ellsworth, Feba Clark;
Ezra Williams, Doris Reed.
Rev. W. J. Warren delivered the
message Sunday morning at Ford
Memorial church, with the junior
choir, directed, by Trula Grant, fur
nishing music for the service. His
sermon topic was "The Great Ad
venture Life in the World to
Come." The choir and orchestra
furnished music with a vocal solo
by Miss Betty Bedford. I
A'gtiest of Mr. and Mrs." W. P.
Lewis from Saturday until Mon
day morning was "Mr. Lewis' sis
ter, Mrs. IB. L. Hughes of Sedro
Wooley, Wash. .
Miss Lorraine Thompson was a
guest Sunday and Monday of Miss
Ella Beth .Wetherby of Wheat
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hansen and
Mrs. Maggie Catterson left Mon
day morning for their home at
Burns, -after having spent three
months la the Willamette valley.
They were guests Sunday of Mrs.
Hanson's ancle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. S L. Burke. . Other, guests of
the Burkes Sunday evening who
came to bid the Hansens and Mrs.
Catterson farewell were Mrs.- S. L.
Keesle of Corvallls and Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Goodwin of Rldgefield;
Wash. - '
Visitors Sunday evening at the
F. M. Meorehonse home were Mr.
and Mrs. Everett Breshears of 'In
dependence. Mr. Breshears -Is a
nephew of Mrs. Moore.
Mrs. Marvin Lewis Is again at
home after having spent a week
at the home of her mother, Mrs.
E. A. Rhoten, who went to Spo
kane on account of the serious
illness f a small grandson, ,
, Mrs. John Carrick of Monroe
was a recent , overnight guest of
her grandmother, Mrs. Marlon
Mrs, George Davis, who - has
been seriously ill for many months
has been taken to the farm home
of her daughter and son-in-law,
Mr.1 and Mrs. Bill Edwards, on
Friends here of Mrs. F. L. Can
nell of Amity have received word
that she underwent a serious op
eration Saturday at a McMlnnville
hospital. Mrs. Cannell is the wife
of Rev. F. L. Cannell, former pas
tor of Ford Memorial church. She
recently underwent an examina
tion at the Portland clinic and
they reported that she was suf
fering from a complication of dis
eases and advised an operation.
The monthly meeting of the
Parent-Teacher . association will
be held Friday evening, February
27, in the community hall. .
Fred Gibson underwent a ton
sil operation in Salem Wednesday.
He is still confined to his home
as a result of it.
W. H. Hess, local grocer, re--ports
that business in his line - is
improving 2 lately. Mr; and Mrs.
Hess drove to Buena lsta Sun
day where they 'were guests of
Mrs. Hess uncle. W. D. Simmons.
Miss Bertha Stevens took ad
vantage of Monday's holiday to
spend the week end with her cou
sin. Miss Evelyn Boles of Salem.
Charles Creasey, an employe of
the - state - highway department,
was home from Camas valley and
spent the week- end with his fam
ily, here. ... , ft '
- Mr. and Mrs. Fred ' Blgler of
Can by, Mr. and Mrs. Bigler, their
daughter Catherine and son Don
ald of Portland were dinner guests
Sunday at the J. A. Gosser home.
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Smith and
children, John Wesley and Ella
May, visited Saturday and Sunday,
lanta to meet Jones; thence to
Ormond. Fla., where Rockefeller"
passes Lis Winters. Then he -.
plans to go wherever the Prince , .. .
of Wales happens to be at the ,'
time. Crissy said he believes he
has "a good chance of succeed- ' -in.".
. . .
with relatives in Portland.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Nicols were
all-day- guests Wednesday of Mr.
Nicols' sister and brother-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brooks.
Ernest Bradley and Miss Neva
Frey, both of Newport, were Sun
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff
Walker., " .
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stevens of
Albany and Mr. and Mrs.. Harry
Boles and children of Salem were
Sunday dinner guests of the Roy
Stevens family. : ,
Miss Lois Creasey, .who is a
student in a Portland business col
lege, was a week-end guest at the
home of her parents; Mr. and Mrs.
BY GERVAIS ; GROUP
Program : and Supper Pro
- vide Evening$ of Mer- -:
i rymaking rf
GERVAIS. i Feb." 2 3 About
200 Odd Fellows. Rebekahs and
friends attended the- county vis
itation meeting- at the' Gervals
Odd 'Fellows Hall Saturday ; eve
ning. Members present from the
following I. O. O. F. and Rebekr
ah lodges; Salem No. , Wood
burn, Scotts Mills, Stayton, 811
verton. Mills City and GerVals,
and .two Odd Fellows present
from outside the state. The next
visitation will be held at Mill
City, March. 10. - , ' ,
. The program opened by sing
ing "America" hy all; violin and
piano, by Ralph.' Brant, and Miss
Olivo Shorts; treading by : Mr.
Crittendon; . story, Mr. Brower ;
piano' duet by Misses Pearl Os
terman and Olive S hurts; talk by
Mr. Weeks; duet by Mr. and Mrs.
Brower,; with piano ' accompani
ment by Miss Olive Shurtz; after
the program a spelling . match
fwas enjoyed in which about 80
people took a part, ladies. on one
side , and the men on the other,
the score belng 14 to 3 In favor
of the ladles. The remainder of
the evening was spent in playing
"500 and in social conversa
tion. ."j -
' A pot lack supper was served
by the Odd Fellows. 1 -The
' annual homecoming ' of
Gervals Rebekah lodge will be
DALLAS, Feb. 23. -An event
of Importance to the dads and
lads of Dallas wilf be the father
and son banquet and program
which will be held on Tuesday,
February 24, In the social hall
of the Methodist church at 6:30
p. m. under the auspices of the
Men's Brotherhood. The Ladies'
Aid of the church will serve the
Preston Doughton. president
of the Men's Brotherhood, has
worked hard for a splendid pro
gram. Dr. V. C. Statts, toast
master.. The following will
speak: -Dr. L. A. Bollman on
"Facts for Sons Clean Living?;
William Cadle, "What do we Ex
pect of our Fathers"; Howard
Campbell, "Our , Fathers Good
Scouts"; Coach Oramel Shreive,
"Supervised - Athletics- A Boon
to Father"; S. E. Whltworth.
"The Son - in . School"; - A.
Fischer, "What, Can the Boys of
Dallas do for their Dads"; Mayor
Flnseth, "What the Men of Dal
las do for their Sons."
AH of the above are to be five
minute talks. In addition an ex
cellent male quartet has been se
cured from McMlnnville with
Claire -Snyder In charge. Group
singing ..popular dad and lad
songs led by a member of the
McMlnnville quarter. . Accordion
solo by Eugene Stoller. Song by
the boys rot the junior, high
school. All dads and lads are In
vited to come and enjoy a great
evening of fellowship and fun.
greater mildness and
better taste -
' . ' A - 3SA-rA - V;:,,
hrtd.en March for Rebekaha
id . Uelr tamiU, On April 11.
Gerval Harmony Rebekah lodge
will' entertain the district con
vention, for district No.- 4 which
includes 13 Rebekah Xodgea.
BROOKS, Feb. 23 A good
crowd was In at ten deuce at the
Brooks school " house. After .- a
short business session with the
president, O. O. Epley in charge,
a program was presented as fol
lows: recitation, Lifford A Wright;
vocal solo, Miss Ruth Palmer,
with Mrs. Ray Barker at the pia
no; recitation, Marie Bosch; clar
inet solo by Miss Lucille Aspinwall
with Mrs. Ray Barker playing her
accompaniment on the piano; re
citation, Evelyn Moi3an; guitar
and harmonica, music by Gilford
Wright; violin and piano. duet by
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Streeter.
Mrs. R. L. Wright, secretary
of the county council of p. T. A.
and Dr. B. F. Pound, president of
the Marlon County council bf P,
T. A. both gave interesting talks
on P. T. A. work.
;.The first Parent Teacher or
ganization - was organized at
Washington; D. C, in February,
1897, byl Mrs. Theodore Birney
and Mrs. Phoebe Hearst. In behalf
of ' America's' childhood - Thirty
four years of action has accom
plished wonders, in county coun
cils, state and national congress
of parents and teachers.
" Refreshments , were served at
the close of the meeting by the
refreshment committee to all
present. - . .
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