Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980, December 21, 1953, Page 6, Image 6

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Monday. December 21, mi
Edited by MAEIAN
Parties at
Snider Home
Of Interest to large group
of the college studentf borne
for the holidy will be the
open house for which Misses
Patsy Snider and Roberta
Sean will be hostesses next
Sunday evening at the borne
of Miss Snlder'i parents, the
Fred Snider.
Hours for the affair are be
tween 7 and 9:30 o'clock and
some 130 friends have been
Another party at the Snider
home during the holidays will
be the tea for which Mrs. Snl
der is to entertain the after
noon of December 30 compll
menttng her daughter. Miss
Nancy Snider. The occasion
Is the 16th birthday of Miss
Miss Birchell
Wed Recently
Miss Alma BircheU of Pedee
was married Friday evening,
Dec. 11, to Duane Graham at
the residence of Mr. and Mrs.
Dale Olson in Salem. The Rev.
Howard Perry officiated at the
:00 o clock ceremony.
Candlelighters were Marilyn
Enowden, niece of the bride,
and Freddie Johnson, cousin of
the bridegroom.
The bride was given In mar
- riage by her brother, George
Birchell. She wore a white satin
dress, en train, fashioned with
a lace top with long pointed
sleeves and tiny buttons on the
bodice. The fingertip veil fell
from a crown tiara of pearls.
The bride carried a white Bible
topped with corsage of white
Serving as attendants were
three sisters of the bride. Mrs.
Lee Snowden, matron of honor,
wore a salmon colored ballerina
length dress of net and taffeta
with net stole. Bridesmaids
were Misses Willie Jane and
Dorothy Birchell. They were
dressed In nlle green and yel
low frocks styled like that of
the matron of honor's.
Flower girl was Elaine Snow
den, niece of the bride, dressed
In a yellow taffeta and net
Jim E. Pyeatt was best man
and serving as ushers were
Fred Johnson and Dale Olson.
A reception followed the
ceremony. The guest book was
passed by Mrs. Ernie Bowman,
aister of the bride. Cutting the
wedding cake were Mrs. Steven
Rosenwald, Mrs. Dale Olson
and Mrs. George Birchell serv
ed punch and coffee.
After a wedding trip the
couple will live at Pedee.
Here from Arizona for his
son's wedding was Alvin Gra
ham. e e
were present at the Christmas
meeting of the Past Matrons
club of Order of Eastern Star,
at the Golden Pheasant, Friday
Following the dinner, mem-
vers were entertained with
Christmaa fireside story read
by Mrs. David Wright. -
CHERRT court. Order of
Amaranth, will not meet De
cember 23 since they only
meet once during the months
of November and December.
Next meeting will be a reg
ular business session In the
Scottish Rite temple at 8 p.m
January 13.
Mrs. Sandstedt
Heads Sisterhood
Temple Beth Sholora Sister
hood met recently in the tem
ple vestry room. The presi
dent, Mrs. Theodore Linn, pre
sided. The nominating commit
tee, Mrs. Aleck Cohen and Mrs.
Abram Volchok, presented
their selection of officers for
the ensuing year.
The following were unanlnv
ously elected: President, Mrs.
Carl Sandstedt; vice president,
Mrs. Isaac Saffron; correspond.
ing secretary, Mrs. Robert
Golden; recording secretary,
Mrs. Jerome Blum; and treas
urer, Mrs. Maurice Blum. In
stallation of officers will be at
the next regular meeting Jan
uary 20. Installing officer is
Mrs. Aleck Cohen.
A no-host luncheon is plan
ned at Chuck's Steak House,
January 6, In honor Of the out
going president.
At the close oi tne meeting
the song, "Hatikvoh" (Israel's
national anthem) was sung by
all the member.
Chanukah gifts . were ex
changed among all those pres
Refreshments were served
by Mrs. S. Eshelman and Mrs.
Abe Steinbock.-
Wecome Wagon Club
Sponsors Party
Welcome Wagon Club no. 1
of Salem gave a Christmas par
ty Saturday for their 30 adopt
ed children at Fairview Home.
Christmas gifts were presented
to the children by Santa Claus.
The program was the Christmas
story n&rrated by Mrs. Marion
Currey, illustrated by Miss
Darlene Engdahl.Two tap num
bers were presented by Nancy
Gray and BeU Bartlett of the
Don Allen Dance Studio. Sam
uel Bowers was Santa Claus.
Mrs. Russell Powell was gen
eral chairman of the party, as
sisted by Mrs. W. J. Peterson,
decorations; Mrs. Glen Roberts,
refreshments; Mrs. Edward
Thistlewaite and Mrs. K. H. Mo
ses, program.
Miss Shoemake Gives
Talk at AL Post
Plans for a visitors meeting
were discussed by members of
the Pioneer post. No. 140, Am
erican Legion, all-woman post,
during a meeting in the Legion
hall last week.
Visitors meeting, scheduled
for January 22 at the Legion
club, will be attended by poats
and auxiliaries from in and
around Salem. -
Misa Alberta Shoemake, who
resigned shortly after her elec
tion to the office of commander
of the post, because of the trav
eling required of her by the
Job, was speaker at the meet
ing. Miss Shoemake told of her
visits to the various towns in
her travels for Western Union.
Next meeting of the group is
scheduled' for January 8 at the
home of Miss Mildred E. Chxis-
tenson, 247 West Judson.
January meeting dates have
been changed from the first and
third Fridays to the second and
fourth because of New Year's
day which falls on the first
to attend a pre-Christmas fam
ily gathering at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lietz were
Mr. and Mrs. Harris Lietz and
son, Bobby.
SALEM unit No. 138, Amer.
kan Legion auxiliary, will not
meet for its second December
meeting, which would fall on
December 24. Next meeting of
the group will be January 14.
"charge it"
your credit plate
is good at
-Liberty St. Court St
We give and redeem
Miss Christensen Bride
At Saturday Ceremony
Miss Betty Jean Christensen,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Christensen, Tigard, was wed
to James Stephen Dahlstrom,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Dahlstrom of Salem, at a dou
ble ring ceremony Saturday
evening. In the First Baptist
church. Dr. Wendell Wilson
officiated at the t o'clock can
dlellght ceremony.
The bride wore a white satin
dress, designed with a lace bo
dice, long lace sleeves and full
length train. The fingertip veil
was held in place with a pearl
tiara. The bride carried a lace
handkerchief owned by her
grandmother, Mrs. Hannah
Christensen, and a bridal bou
quet of white flowers. Mr.
Christensen gave his daughter
in marriage.
Miss Mary Ellin Moore and
Miss Betty MiUer, in matching
ballerina length lavender
dresses, were candlelighters.
Maid of honor was Miss Car
ole Mohr, who wore a dress
with brocade bodice and skirt
of white net Her headdress of
blue taffeta crown matched
the blue muff she carried with
white polnsettias pinned on it
Miss Zona Wilshire, Miss
Jeanme.Day and Miss Arlenc
Pohl, wearing dresses with
white brocade bodices and
blue net skirts, served as
bridesmaids. These girls also
wore crowns of blue taffeta
and carried muffs of blue and
white polnsettias.
Little Kristine Strand, cou
sin of the bride, was flower
girl and wore a white floor
length net dress, with crown,
muffs and flowers to match
the bridesmaid's.
Christmas Buffet
At Star Meeting
A Christmas buffet supper
was an event of the Friday
night meeting of the Trinity
chapter, No. 173, order oi
Eastern Star, at the West Sa
lem city hall.
Two- presentations were
made during the meeting. A
floor vase was given to the
chapter by Mr. and Mrs. Har
ry L. Miller and a signature
tablecloth was presented to the
worthy matron, Mrs. Harry
Charlton, by Mrs. Steven Ro
senbaum. Visitors at the meeting were
Mrs. Mildred Thurston, worthy
matron of Euclid chapter at
Jefferson; Mrs. Wallace Hum
phrey, worthy matron of Aca
cia chapter at Stayton; Mrs. Ed
Harnsberger, president of the
Willamette valley matrons and
patrons association; Peter
Foelke. worthy patron of Kel
logg chapter in Portland.
Open installation u scnea-
uled for 8 p.m. December 30,
at the West Salem city hall.
Parties Listed
Two Christmas parties are
on the calendar this week at
the E. E. Batterman home. This
afternoon, Mrs. Batterman, as-
sisted bv Mrs. J. J. Foster, en
tertained at a holiday coffee
for the teachers of Englewood
school. Mrs. Jess Daugherty
poured. Additional guests in
cluded Miss Margaret Mc-
Devltt, Mrs. Tom Wolgamott,
Miss Gretchen Kraemer, Mrs,
T. S. Roberts, Mrs. Clarence
Riving, Mrs Bob Albritton,
M;rs. Ray Burleigh.
On Saturday evening, Mr.
and Mrs. Batterman will en
tertain employes of the Bat
terman Contracting company
and their wives, a late supper
to follow the evening of music
and dancing.
HOME for the Christmas hol
idays are Mr. and Mrs. Keith
Brown, who have been at their
home in Palm Springs since the
early fall.
Best man was Ronald Dahl
strom, brother of the bride
groom. Ushers were Kenneth
Christensen, brother of the
bride, Gordon Sloan of Salem,
Peter Melhuish of Hills boro,
Ted Jacobs of Tillamook, and
Jim Sexton of Portland.
Miss Marilyn Busch was so
loist Organist was. Wilbur
Grimm. .
The bride's mother, Mrs.
Ray Christensen, wore a blue
taffeta dinner dress with ac
cessories of pink and a match.
ing corsage. The bridegroom s
mother. Mrs. Clarence Dahl
strom, wore a navy blue taffe
ta dinner dress with pink ac
cessories and a pink corsage.
A reception following the
ceremony was at the Tigard
Odd Fellows hall. Pouring at
the bride table, which was
decorated with blue and white
decorations, was Mrs. Arvid
Strand, who served coffee, and
Mrs. Jennie Grayson at the tea
service. Assisting about the
room were Mrs. Walter May-
hack. Mrs. Roy Bacon, Mrs.
WUlard Day, Mrs. Bill Bishop,
Mrs. Melvin Crook and Mrs.
Eric Pohl. The guest book was
in charge of Miss Greta Lob
renz and the gifts were cared
for by Miss Barbara McRae
and Miss Mary Ann Lubick.
The bride is a' graduate of
Tigard high school and attend
ed Oregon State college. The
bridegroom is a senior at Ore
gon State college ana win
graduate in the school of busi
ness. . '
After a week's honeymoon
spent in Nevada, the young
couple will be at home in Cor-
Heads Group
Elected as new president ot
the Sedgwick chapter, Woman's
Relief Corps No. 1, at a meet
ing in the Veterans of Foreign
Wars hall Friday night was
Mrs. Lura Tandy.
Serving during 1954 with
Mrs. Tandy will be Mrs.
Blanche Stewart, senior vice;
Mrs. Forrest Pratt, junior vice;
Mrs. W. G. Walker, treasurer;
Mrs. William Beard, conductor;
Mrs. Charlie Pearce, guard; and
Mrs. Albert Hoevet, chaplain.
Installation of officers will
take place January IS at the
VFW hall. Mrs. William Beard,
past president, will be the in
stalling officer.
Holiday Visitors
Msgt. and Mrs. Martin D.
Finden, of Fairbanks, Alaska,
are spending the holidays in
Salem. He is stationed at Ladd
Air Base.
Mrs. Finden was formerly
Eleanor Parks, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Douglas B. Parkes of
SOS Manbrin Drive. Mrs. Find
en worked in the office of the
city engineer prior to going to
Sergeant Finden is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Finden,
Sr., also of Salem.
Sergeant and Mrs. Finden ex
pect to leave Salem January 0
to return to their base.
HOSTS on Wednesday even
ing at a buffet supper will be
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Trav-
iss, honoring their daughter.
Miss Joyce Travics, and her
finance, Richard Tandy. The
party will follow the reheare
al for the wedding ot Miss
Traviss and Mr. Tandy, the
young couple to be married on
Saturday at St. Joseph's Cath
olic church.
Will Be Open entil Chrbtmaa
from t:S a.m. to f :M sun.
We Will CIom Christmas
Ere at :M pun.
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side diamonds, the setting shown sj a beeufHut
background tor really flm diamond. The
exquisitely soft patina of the ptorlmmt mounting
at a wonderful foil for the exceptional color of
both stone. The stmelicity of roe rowed proeo
emphasizes shew alaeofcbesf tsseaapeeeiicy.
Onege or budget
Some Notations . . .
Over the week end, Salem
really brightened into a blaze
ot Christmas lights . . , One of
tho nicest phases of the holi
day season in the capital Is to
ride about in the early even
ing and see the array of out
door decorations as well as the
inside settings gleaming
through the windows . . . One
of the most brilliantly deco
rated "living Christmas trees
is the oneln the front lawn at
the Lester F. Barr home on
Fairmount . . . The Barrs have
lighted the tree each year, and
each year it grows and grows
and more and more lights ap
pear ...
A gala, hospitable Christ
mas open house was the one
for which Mr, and Mrs. George
M. Schwars were hosts last
evening at their North Capitol
street home, a large group ot
friends being invited to call
between 4 and 8 o'clock . .
The home is festive for the hol
iday season ... On one wall
of the living room, the family's
Christmas cards are - ,-anged
on a frame in the shape of a
tree, the display of the season t
greetings making colorful
array ... On the wall above
the mantel is a larei white
Christmas bell, smaller ones
beneath it end at one end of
the mantel is an arrangement
of heavily frosted branches
and leaves looking as if snow
had just fallen on them . . .
At the other end Is a grouping
of white candles and al ig the
center of the mantel red vigil
lights . . . For the party the
buffet table in the dining room
was covered with Christmas
green cloth, an arrangement of
greens with a row of white
candles In tin center for the
centerpiece . . .
Among callers during our
stop were Colonel and Mrs.
Philip W. Allison, Dr. and
Mrs. W. Wells Baum, Mr. and
Mrs. G. F. Chambers, Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick 8. Lamport, Mr.
and Mrs. Fanl R. Hendricks,
Colonel and Mrs. Maylon Scott,
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Powell,
Justice and Mrs. .James T,
Brand, Mr. and Mrs. F. D.
Qulsenberry, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles H. Huggl j, an and
Mrs. Melvin H. Geist, Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Malnwaring, Mr.
and Mrs. William L. Phillips,
Sr., Mr. and Mrs. George Wel
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney B.
Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. Brasier
C. Small, Mr. and Mrs. James
B. Young, Mr. and Mrs. Brace
Crandall, Mr. and Mrs. Mark
Astrup, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
E. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald
Jones, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James
C. Stone, Dr. and Mrs. 8tnart
Laneefleld, Mr. and Mrs. Brace
F. Pickett, Mr. and Mrs. Ken
neth Bell, ttr. and Mrs. John
J. Griffith, Mr. and Mrs. John
Walter Kirk ...
Among the group assisting
the hosts were their son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.!
George M. Schwars, Jr., oi
Eugene and Miss Joanne
Schwars . .
A very successful benefit
was the annual Charity Ball ot
Salem Spinsters clnb Saturday
evening at the Marion hotel,
about 300 attending . . . Un
usual and effective were the
decorations, all in black and
gold, to give the party a fea-
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tive atmosphere ... In the
center of the dance floor was
a revolving Christmas tree, its
branches sprayed with black,
the tips in gold as was the body
of the tree . . . Around the
rooms were wall arrangements
of the black sprayed branches
with gold, and the -large round
ceiling light fixtures were bor
dered with the branches to give
effect of wreaths . . . The tables
were centered with arrange
ments of the black boughs and
gilded holly with vigil.candles.
At- one end of the room was
a traditional Christmas tree
The whole setting was very
striking in the newly done
Gold room, featuring, . as its
name Implies, the gold back
ground ...
Spotted among the dancers,
Mr. and Mrs. Delwyn' Kleee.
Mrs. Kleen the general chair
man for the party; Mr. and
Mrs. Ronald Jones, Jr., Mrs.
Jones serving the club as pres
ident; Mr. and Mrs. George C.
Alexander, Mr. and Mrs. James
F. Manlding, Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Byers, Jr., Mr. and
Mrs. Hubert L. Williamson,
Mr. and Mrs. James R White,
Mr. and Mrs. B. James Kribs,
Mr. and Mrs Richard Scand
ling, Miss Joan Marie Miller
and Chandler Sogge, Miss
Norma Hamilton and Bob
Sogge, Mr. and Mrs. Blair Me
Cabe, Misa Antalnette Kusman
kh and Mark O. Hatfield, Miss
Patsy Snider and John Bowne
of Oregon City . . . Miss Mar
jorie Becks and Corky Shafer,
Mr. and Mrs. William R, Shlnn,
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Tibbutt, Mr.
and Mrs. James Hatfield, Judge
and Mrs. Val Sloper, Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Mader, Mrs. Kae
Honke and John Crockatt, Miss
Jane Walsh and Tom Brand,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Dixon
of Portland, Mr. and Mrs.
James Bernhard of Eugene,
Miss Alice Louise Ohling and
Tom Paulus, Miss Ann Carson
and Jerry Bartx, Misa Sue
Rawlinson and Frank Bocci . .
At the patrons' table Mr. and
Mrs. Merrill D. Ohling, Mr.
and Mrs. Lester F. Barr, Mr.
and Mrs. Ronald E. Jones, Mr.
and Mrs. Sigfrid B. Unander,
Mr. and Mrs. James C. Stone,
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Drye,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Drarer.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl G. Collins . .
All proceeds from the affair
go to the club's philanthropic
fund, the special project this
year being aid to the state
school for the blind in setting
up a toy library . . .
Among hosts of the week
end for holiday dinner par
ties were Justice and Mrs.
Walter L. Toose, entertaining
grou of 20 Friday evenins
at their Fairmount Hill home
One of the most attrac
tive Christmas trees we've
Must Find Them Within the Next Three Evenings!
6 to 9 P.M.
The Capitol Shopping Center's
Going to Help Him Find Them
They Are Wandering
Around Loose in Our Stores
and Parking Lots in
Disguise - They Might Look
Like Your Neighbor.
If Santa Can't
Find Them, He Won't Be
Able to Make His
Christmas Eve Trip
Miss Spaulding Is Engaged
The engagement ot Mies
Doris Helen Spauldlag, elder
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce
Spaulding of Portland, former
ly of Salem, to Robert Morris
III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Morris, Jr., of Portland, has
been announced.
i The news was told at holi
day open house for which the
Spaulding! entertained Sunday
at their Dunthrope home in
Portland, a large group of Port
land and Salem friends being
Invited to call between I and
8 o'clock.
Miss Spaulding attended Sa
lem schools, the family mov-
Miss Hilton ' and
Mr. Bauer Engaged
Announcement is made by
Mr. and Mrs. Z. J. Keller of
the engagement of their daugh
ter, Miss Connie Jean Hilton,'
to William E. Bauer, sen of
Mrs. Charles E. Bauer.'
The wedding is planned for
next summer.
Miss Hilton attended Salem
schools and University of Ore
gon. She is now employed m
the state highway department
Mr. Bauer, who recently came
out of the service, also attend
ed Salem schools and is now
employed with the Pittsburgh
Paint company.
To Aid Needy
Beta Iota Theta Rho Girls
met recently tor a no-host sup
per followed by a regular busi
ness session. After dinner the
girls exchanged gifts, sang
carols and decorated the Christ
mas tree.
Plans were completed for
taking baskets to shut-ins and
for the group to go carolling
Wednesday night Plans were
started for a skating party on
January 28 and a platter party
February 13.
Miss Jeanne Roth was named
president of the group. Installa
tion of officers will take place
at the next regular meeting
January 7. The public is invit
ed to attend. Appointed on the
committee for installation were
Miss Frances Finch, Mis Judy
Bancroft and Miss Leslie Cline.
seen is at the Tooze home in
front ot the big window, . . .
At the top is a large red bow
just below the star, four wide
streamers of the ribbon ex
tending down the length of the
tree . . . The home is very
Christmasy in its decorations
. The dinner tables were
decorated with holly and red
candles and Santa place cards,
a Christmas handkerchief in
each of the ladles' cards.
l.. n 1 .
At the Sunday nartv. Mi..'
Jean Spaulding, sister ot the
bride-elect passed out blue
end silver tnlle angels bearing
the name of the couple to re
veal the announcement
Mothers Meet .
Gift ' of ' favorite recipes
were exchanged last week at
the December meeting ot the
Washington school Mothers
A film strip entitled "Christ
mas Around the World" was
shown to the club, and Roger
Moorhead talked on the im
portance of Christmas seals.
Mrs. Keith Brown reported on
the health clinic.
Pupils of Mrs. Genevieve
Curry's first .grade and Mrs.
Merlin Marsh's fifth grade en?
tertained with Christmas car
ols. Mrs. Genevieve Curry's
first grade room won the at
tendance award.
, Hostesses for the afternoon
were Mrs. Clarence Bueller
and Mrs. Clarence Fairbrother.
Is, Bride-Elect
Mr, and Mrs. Roger Morse
announce the engagement of
their daughter. Miss Dorothy
Morse, to Harry Yates, son oi
Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Yates of
Los Angeles.
No date is set for the wed
ding. Miss Morse is a senior at Sa
lem high school.
Mr. Yates is employed In Los
AMONG those to be sway
for the Christmas holiday is
Miss Mildred Christenson, who
is to visit her brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Har
old Adams, and her other sis
ter, Mrs. Marjorie King, at
Lovely Selection
Infants Sweaters
' beMSkjaelnitariw '
we hi vi Mum two years ago.
and she is new a sophomore
st University of Oregon where
she is a member ot Kappa
Kappa Gamma sorority. Mr
Morris is to graduate from the
university in June and is a
member of Chi Psi. He will be
entering the U. S. air force fol.
lowing his graduation.
, A mid-summer weddlne i.