Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980, May 24, 1949, Page 6, Image 6

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    Capital Women
'fi Capital Journal, Salem, Oregon, Tuesday. May 24, 1949
SeXs Meeting
On Friday
ntv Panhellenic announce i
meeting for Friday of this week
at the Alpha Chi omega ioror
ity. 299 North Winter, at 2 p.m
Mrs. Charles Marshall will
nreside at the meeting. Mr.
C. R. Nelson. Panhellenic ad
viser at Willamette, is to report
on the recent Panhellenic work
The education committee is
'meeting at 1:18 p.m. On this
group are Mrs. Marshall, Mrs.
.George Hill, Mrs. Louis Gerlin
ger, Mrs. William E. Healy, Mrs.
C. R. Nelson.
Wedding Set
For June 11
,- A June bride will be Miss
Artie Mae Phillips, daughter of
, Major and Mrs. Robert N. Phil
. lips, who has announced Satur
day, June 11, as date for her
. marriage to Second Lt. Paul
Cortland Rodgers, USA, son of
' Mr. and Mrs. Cecil P. Rodgers
of Salem,
The wedding Is planned for 4
. o'clock In the afternoon that
' date in the chapel of St. Paul's
, Episcopal church, the Rev.
' George H. Swift officiating.
Mrs. Robert N. Phillips, Jr.
(Mary Phelps) is to attend Miss
Phillips and Mr. Phillips will be
best man. Robert G. Coates of
: Salem and Robert Gohrke of
' Dallas will be ushers.
The reception following will
be at the Phillips home on Co-
, lumbia street, after which the
couple will go to Fort Sill,
Okla.. where Lt. Rogers is to be
' stationed,
! Secreto-Stahl
Wedding May 15
Mt. Angel The wedding of
Miss Patricia Stahl, daughter of
, Mr. and Mrs. John Stahl of Mt
' Angel, and Richard E. Secrcto,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Sec
reto of Portland, took place Sun
day morning, May 13, at St.
Michael's Catholic church In
Portland, with Rev. Father Bal-
estra officiating at the double
ring ceremony.
The bride was given in mar
riage by her father. Her wedding
gown of white satin was fashion
ed with a fitted bodice with
a marquisette yoke, long sleeves
pointed at the wrist and floor
length skirt extending Into a
court train. A headdress of or
ange blossoms held her finger
tip veil of illusion. She wore a
cross and chain, gift from the
bridegroof, and carried lillies
of the valley centered with a
purple orchid.
Mrs. Roy Snyder stood as
matron of honor for her sis
ter and Mrs. Mary Morales, at
tended her sister as bridesmaid
Both are of Portland. They were
dressed identically in floor
length gowns of lavender mar.
quisette., styled with fitted
bcdlce and drape sleeves. They
carried bouquets of white car
nations with lavender stream
ers and each wore a headdress
of white baby carnations.
Valentine Secreto served as
best man for his brother, and
ushers were Roy Snyder,
Johnny Scarlno and Roger Paola.
Mrs. Stahl, mother of the
bride, was dressed in a navy
blue suit and blue accessories,
enhanced with an orchid cor
sage. The bridegroom's mother,
Mrs. Secreto, wore an aqua blue
afternoon dress and rust acces
sories. She also wore an orchid
Following the ceremony, a
reception was held at the Mal
lory hotel in Portland. Among
those attending from Mt. Angel
was Mayor Jacob Berchtold;
from Silverton were Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Stahl; and from Ta
coma were Mr. and Mrs. Matt
Merckle, Mr. and Mrs. Jos Mer
cH, Mr. and Mrs. La Verne Eg
I " of Salem and Miss Lois
E -M-ii of Brooks.
lh couple left on the same
day on a wedding trip to the
Oregon and California beaches.
For going away the bride chose
a gray tweed suit to which she
pinned an orchid corsage. Her
accessories were of navy blue.
They will make their residence
In Portland.
Help Symphony
The local campaign to assist
the Portland Symphony orches
tra maintenance fund for the
coming season is in its last week,
June 1 being the deadline.
To date, the local committee
has raised about $300 and hopes
to secure $400 before the dead
Persons interested and who
may not have been contacted as
yet may mail in their contribu
tions to Miss Alice Crary Brown.
Communities outside Portland
have been assisting with the
campaign, the orchestra each
year making appearances
throughout the valley. Last sea
son, the orchestra played three
concerts in Salem.
For Club
Annual installation of offi
cers was held at the meeting of
the Junior Woman's club last
Mrs. Sam C. Campbell heads
the new officers as president.
Mrs. Donald S. Parker, retiring
adviser for the group, conduct
ed the installation.
Mrs. Glenn S. Paxson was an
nounced as the new adviser for
the club.
Mothers of members were
guests for the meeting.
At the tea hour, Mrs. W. W.
Chadwick, mother of the retir
ing president, Mrs. Cedric T.
Reaney, and Mrs. Paxson, new
adviser, poured.
The meeting was the final one
until fall except for a picnic in
Miss Coffel
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Coffel
announce ihe engagement of
their daughter, Miss Marion
Coffel, to Jerry Taylor, son of
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Taylor, all
of Salem.
The news was told to friends
Friday evening at a Tri-Y dance
at the Coffel home.
No date is set for the wedding.
Mr. Taylor is attending Willam
ette university and Miss Coffel
is a student at Salem high
FIVE piano pupils of Mrs.
Ronald Craven received honors
in the recent junior competitive
music clubs' festival in Portland.
Carol Stettler received rating of
superior and a cup. Wanda Lee
Noel was rated excellent and
given a cup. Three receiving
very good ratings were Jerry
Hunsaker, Carol Ann Hudson
and Marlys Clark.
VISITORS here for the week
end were Mr. and Mrs. Loren
Heuer of St. Paul, Minn., who
were guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. N. J. Lindgren. Mrs.
Lindgren is a niece of Mr. Heu
er. The visitors were on their
way to California.
Arrange for Poppy Sale Among members of Capital Unit
No. 9, American Legion auxiliary, making plans for the
annual poppy sale to be conducted Friday and Saturday of
this week are these three above: Left to right, Mrs. Michael
Panek, Mrs. Ethel Lewis, who is the general chairman from
the auxiliary unit, and Mrs. Harry M. Lucas. They are
holding some of the poppies arranged in a wreath. Proceeds
from the sale of the poppies go to aid families of disabled
veterans making the poppies in the veterans hospitals. Mem
bers of Unit No. 136 of Salem also are sponsoring the same
poppy sale that date. (Jesten-Miller studio picture)
Brewer-Li bner Wedding
Solemnized in Silverton
Silverton Miss Betty Ruth Libner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs
James A. Libner, and Vernon L. Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs
Georee Brewer of 1149 South Water street, all of Silverton, ex
changed their marriage vows in a double ring ceremony read by
the Rev. M. J. Fuhr at Trinity Lutneran cnurcn Saturday evening
Mav 21. at 8 o'clock, before the
altar banked with lavendar and
yellow irises, snowballs and ro
ses amid liehted tapers held in
cathedral candelabrums. Miss
Beverlv Zimmerman and Miss
Marilvn Kolbensvik. both of
Portland, wearing sheer white
formats and corsages of garden
ias and roses, lighted the tapers.
Mrs. Don Burch sang with her
mother, Mrs. Alf O. Nelson, as
accompanist. Mrs. Nelson also
played the wedding marches.
Accompanied to the altar ana
presented in marriage by her
father the bride wore a white
nylon sheer dress, fashioned
with a ruffle shoulder line,
high neck, fitted bodice, very
full skirt with lace panels from
the waist to the hem skirt line
extending into a short train in
ruffle deep trim. The finger
tip length veil, lace edged, fell
from a high coronet of seed
pearls. The bride's flowers were
a nosegay of pink roses and
sweetpeas centered with a white
orchid. Her only ornament was
a strand of pearls, gift of the
The bride chose for her honor
attendant, Miss Patricia Holm
quist of Roseburg, wearing pale
green organza gown, fashioned
similar to the bride's gown with
ruffles at the shoulder and hem
lines. She wore a halo of sweet
peas in her hair, and carried a
nosegay of sweet peas and yel
low roses.
The bridesmaids, Mrs. Jim
Bennett of Hagerman, Idaho,
in yellow and Miss Doro
thy Thompson of Portland,
wearing lav e n d a r , fashioned
identically of dotted swiss mate
rial, with off-the-shoulder style.
ruffled full skirts and matching
mitts, bands of sweet peas in
their hair and nosegays of
sweet peas and roses. Miss Mary
Libner, only sister of the bride,
was junior attendant wearing a
yellow dotted swiss formal,
shoulder ruffled, matching
mitts, a floral coronet, and car
rying roses and sweet peas ar
ranged in a small nosegay.
Harold Beal, Silverton, was
best man for the bridegroom.
Groomsmen were Lloyd Stolten-
berg of Portland, and Lloyd
Naegeli of Silverton. Ushers
were Paul Libner, brother of
the bride, Jentoff Johansen of
Klamath Falls and Gordon Ger
rettson of Roseburg.
Mrs. Libner, mother of the
bride, wore an aqua two-piece
print with white accessories, the
mother of the bridegroom, Mrs.
Brewer, wore a two-piece gray
sheer print and black accesso
ries. Each wore an orchid cor-sage.
A reception for more than 200
guests was held in the church
social rooms following the ce
remony with Mrs. Dolph Heater
cutting the brines cake. Pre
siding at the coffee urns was
the grandmother of the bride.
Mrs. C. E. Anderson. Mrs. Carl
Zimmerman poured the punch
At the gift table were Mrs. Mar
shall Satern, Miss June Elliott
and Miss Sonya Johnson, with
Miss Ruth Reierson of Portland,
in charge of the guest book.
The serving table was centered
with the wedding cake decor
ated in white and yellow on the
paie green damask cover, flank
ed with matching lighted tapers.
serving were Mrs. Walter Mc
Elhaney, Miss Marilyn Moe,
Miss Maxine Werner, Miss Peg
gy Usselman, Miss Arlene Gott
schalk and Mrs. Daruld John
son. For traveling the bride wore
Discussion on a project for the
summer months featured the
meeting of the Spinsters club
last evening but no decision was
made. The group met at the
home of Mrs. Charles E. Wagner
with Mrs. Vernon Drye, Mrs.
John Steelhammer and Miss Pa
tricia Vandeneynde as the host
esses. Miss Patricia Larson was ap
pointed historian for the new
Mrs. Wayne Hadley was ap
pointed as publicity chairman.
Next meeting will be June 13.
Shower for
Miss Demy tt
Miss Jeanne Demytt, who is
to be wed in June to Harold
Gardner, will be honored at a
dessert supper and crystal show
er for which Miss Corrine Wade
is to be hostess Wednesday eve
ning. Sixteen have been invited to
the party. Miss Wade will be
assisted by her mother, Mrs.
Francis T. Wade.
Monday Eve
New officers for the auxiliary
of the 39th engineers and
409th quartermasters were elect
ed at the meeting last evening.
Mrs. Carl Arnert is the new
president; Mrs. Ingvald John
son, vice president; Mrs. Keith
Flory, secretary; Mrs. Richard
Chase, treasurer; Mrs. Donald
Gardner, historian; Mrs. George
Spaur, liaison officer; Mrs.
Frank Turner, ways and means
chairman; Mrs. Homer G. Lyon,
social chairman; Mrs. Victor
Gibson, membership chairman;
Mrs. John Cattrall, community
service chairman.
THE F I S S T Presbyterian
church women's association is to
meet at 2 nm wHndi. .
the church. The executive board
memoers wiu assemble at 1 .45
Mrs. C. E. niidge Is to talk to
the. group on her recent trip to
Venezuela. Miss Sharon Cur
rier is to sing.
Due Wednesday
Woodburn Open installation
of the officers of Evergreen as
sembly. No. 12, Order of Rain
bow for Girls, will be held Wed
nesday evening, May 25, at the
Masonic temple when Miss Bet
ty Jo DeHaan will be installed
as worthy adviser.
Other elective officers to be
installed are: Miss Patricia
Houseweart, associate worthy
adviser; Miss Patricia Withers,
charity; Miss Carleen Helsel,
hope; and Miss Mildred Guthrie,
Appointive officers to be In
stalled are: Miss Carol Taylor,
chaplain; Miss June Polly, drill
leader; Miss 'Eva Rheinholdt, as
sistant drill leader; Miss Shirley
Anderson, love; Miss Nancy
Schuler, religion; Miss Lorelei
Lantz, nature; Miss Arlyss Nel
son, immortality; Miss Kathryn
Miller, fidelity; Miss Eileen
Rogers, patriotism; Miss Loris
Merriott, service; Miss Vera
Pantle, confidential observer;
Miss Shirley Knor, outer observ
er; Miss Joanne Mattson and
Miss Joanne Williamson, pages;
Miss Loris Larson, musician;
Miss Patty Luffman, choir di
rector; Miss Phyllis Roberts, col
or bearer; Misses Gwen Kay,
Dollie Cummings, Sharon Comp.
ton, Janice Painter, Roberta
Jones, Irene Layne, Janet Blan
chard and Jeanette Bauman,
choir members.
Miss Lois Thompson, the re
tiring worthy adviser, will be
the installing officer, assisted by
Miss Phyllis Engle, installing
marshal; Miss Jackie Berkey,
installing recorder; Miss Merry
McGrath, Installing chaplain;
Miss Edythe Ticknor, installing
musician, and Miss Susan Lantz,
gift bearer. The crowning cere
mony will be put on by Wood
burn chapter of DeMolay.
All Masons, members of tha
Eastern Star, parents and friends
of the girls and members of De
Molay are invited to attend.
the American Legion auxiliary,
TTnit Nn fl will meet
Thursday evening for dessert at
7:30 o clock at tne nome oi mrs.
Onas Olson, who lives one
fourth mile west'ot the Keizer
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an aqua bolero suit with pink
accessories, and white orchid
from her wedding bouquet as a
corsage. Following a week spent
at the Oregon beaches Mr. and
Mrs. Brewer will make their
residence in Silverton at the
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