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New Week Features
By MARIAN LOWRY FISCHER
, . (Capital Journal Society Editor)
The party calendar is crowded for next week,
ft being an especially busy timo for the women
here with the Legislature.
May Day themes the parties, the season being
a colorful one in which to entertain.
Wives of State Senate members and secretaries
in the Senate will be guests at an informal coffee
for which Mrs. Francis W. Zieglcr of Corvallis,
Mrs. Carl Francis of Dayton, Mrs. Dan Thiel of
Astoria and Mrs. Alvin fsaak will entertain on
Tuesday morning, tho group being invited to
Meier & Frank's-Salcm Oregon room at 9:30
The parties for May Day, Wednesday, blossom
forth as profusely as the flowers.
.Mrs, Meek Hostess
Among May Day hostesses will be Mrs. Fred
Meek, wife of Slate Representative Meek, Port
land, who has planned a brunch next Wednesday
morning, A group of about 40 has been bidden for
10 o'clock at the Marion Hotel.
Special guests will include Mrs. Robert D.
Holmes, wife of Oregon's governor; Mrs. Boyd
Overhulse, Madras, wife of the State Senate pres
ident; Mrs. Pat Doolcy, Portland, wife of the
Speaker of the House; Mrs. L. L. Higgs, Portland,
national president of the American Pharmaceutical-
Society Auxiliary; Mrs. Jack Handley, Port
land, slate president of the Pharmaceutical So
ciety Auxiliary; and three past prcsidenls of tho
auxiliary, Mrs. Mark Shafer, Mrs. Russell Austin,
Mrs. William Felter, all of Portland.
Hostesses for a lea Wednesday afternoon will
be Mrs. Maylon E. Scotl and Mrs. Logan C. Berry,
the. two entertaining at the Scott residence on
North Summer St.
Guests are invited to call between 3 and 5
At the door at the different periods will be Mrs,
Charles H. Heltzel, Mrs. William R. Shinn, Mrs.
Lawrence A. Ballmer.
Asked to pour are Mrs. G. F. Chambers, Mrs.
William McAllister, Mrs. Bruce F. Pickctl, Mrs.
Sydney Kromcr, Mrs. Walter Brownlow, Mrs.
William C. Perry, Mrs. Frank Burlinghnm, Mrs.
A.. D.- Woodmansec.
,ln the group assisllng about Ihe rooms will he
Mrs. F. W. Ponrman, Mrs. Donald A. Young, Mrs.
Philip W. Allison, Mrs. L. E. dc Wcese, Mrs.
George W. Croisan, Mrs. F. M. Scrcombe. Mrs.
H. G. Maison, Mrs. Robert Gibson, Mrs. Richard
D. Slater, Mrs. .lames G. Walts, Mrs. Merrill D.
Ohling,. Mrs. Wallace Bonesteele, Mrs. Mclvin II.
For the late afternoon, Wednesday, four wives
of legislators have planned an informal coffeo
party in Meier & Frank's-Salem Oregon room;
guests including wives of all legislators and of
Mrs. Fayette Bristol of Gronls Pass, Mrs. C. A.
Tom of Rufus, Mrs. Walter Lclli of Monmouth
and Mrs. E. A. Littrell of Medford are the host
esses. Hours for the party are between 3 and 5 o'clock.
Pouring al the different periods will he Mrs.
Robert D. Holmes, Mrs. Sigfrid B. Unandcr, Mrs.
Leo Ohmart, Mrs. Joe Rogers of Independence,
Mrs. Howard Belton of Canby, Mrs. Emil A. Slunz
of Nyssa, Mrs. George P, Annala of Hood River,
Mrs. Robert L. Etfstrom.
Assisting will be Mrs. Sidney Schlesingcr, Mis.
Gus Moore, Mrs. Warren Gill of Lebanon, Mrs.
Ted Piersnn, Mrs. C. I). Cameron of Grnnls Pass,
Mrs. Harry Elliott of Tillamook, Mrs. ,1. B. Mon
nctle, Mrs. Stafford Hnnsoll of Athena, Mrs. Fran
cis W. Zicglor of Corvallis, R. E. Schedccn of
Grcshnm, Mrs. Wayne Glcsy of Monroe, Mrs. Rob
ert Bennett of Portland.
' Mrs.jTinyd Overhulse, Madras, wife of the Sen
W?resident, will ho hostess for an informal cof
feo Thursday morning In Meier 4 Frank's-Salcm
An event for Sunday will bo the open houso for
which Dr. and Mrs. Burton A. Myers aro to enter
tain at their country home.
Friends are invited to call by at cither 3, 4 or
8 o'clock. The open house Is an annual event al the
time flowers and plants aro In bloom at the Myers
Mrs. Robert D. Holmes, wife of the governor,
will receive for her weekly al homo afternoon
Tuesday. Friends, out-of-town visitors as well as
Salem women, are invited to call at the governor's
home between 2 and 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Roy H. Simmons, who has spent Ihe win
ter in Palm Springs, Is to return to Salem at (ho
mid-week to be here for Ihe summer.
Mrs. William Schlitt is to entertain for her
bridge club at luncheon and afternoon on Thurs
day. New officers arc In be elected by Salem Snrop
timisl Club members al (heir luncheon meeting
next Wednesday noon al Ihe Golden Pheasant.
Pasl Regents Cluh of Chcmolicla Chnpler,
Daughters of Ihe American Devolution, will meet
for a nn-hnsl luncheon al Ihe home of Mrs. M. A.
Peknr, 4910 Coloma Ave., Monday, April 211, at
The reception lo honor Ruth (Peg I Smith, whose
paintings have been on display al Bush Mouse,
Salem Art Museum, will be an event of Sunday
The affair will bo between 3 and 5 o'clock at
All friends of Mrs. Smith nre In; Her) to call
during those hours. Mrs. Robert Anderson and
Mrs. Larry Gnss of Stnyton are in charge of ar
rangements lor the event and Miss Edith Schryver
Is arranging the flowers.
Mrs. Al Lane and Miss Caroline Matter will
pour. Assisting will be Mrs. Smith's sons, Bill and
Dick Smith, and Al Lnue.
Guilds of the First Presbyterian Church will
meet Wednesday, May 1, al the following places
Adah, Mrs. John Raphael, 1715 Yew St., I p.m.
dessert; Mrs. Clarence Noble and Mrs. Chnrles A,
Sprague assisting; Mrs. James Jefferson leader.
Deborah, Mrs. A. A. Enos. 1475 Evergreen,
1 p.m. dessert; Mrs.' Allen Fletcher assisting;
Mrs. W. B. Robinson leader,
Esther, cluh room of the church, 1230 p.m.
polluck luncheon; Mrs. R. A. Wilson leader.
Leah, Fireplace Room of Ihe church. 1:15 pin,
dessert ; Mrs. N. M. Singleton and Mrs. Gordon
Barker, hostesses; Mrs. George Ithoten lender.
Lydia, Mrs Robert Corey, 3.180 Acorn Lane,
9:30 a m. coffee; Mrs. Willis Dallas assisling;
Mrs. R. W. Robertson leader.
Martha, Mrs. Silas Gaiser, 524 Manhrin Dr.,
1:15 p m. dessert; Mrs. Gaiser leader.
Ru(h, Mrs. Carl Melzer. 1170 Glen Crecli Dr.,
1 p.m dessert; Mrs. Tinkham Gilbert assisting;
Mrs. Fred Wright leader.
Sarah, Mrs. Willard Bartlell, 2040 Ml. View Dr.,
1 p.m. dessert; Mrs. E. W. Lawrence leader.
Weslminsler, Condil Room of the church, 9:45
a.m. coffee; Mrs. John Enck.yyi leader.
Teas and Coffees
Guests, including wives of senators and of state
officials, are invited to come at 9:30 o'clock.
Hostesses for an informal tea next Thursday
afternoon will be Miss Elizabeth Lord and Misi
Edith Schryver, the two entertaining at their home
in compliment to Mrs. Douglas McKay.
A group of longtime friends of Mrs. McKay has
been invited to call between 3 and 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Thornton Hostess
Mrs. Robert Y. Thornton, wife of the state at
torney general, has arranged two parties for next
week. She is giving two brunches at her Canda- -laria
Heights home, on Thursday and Friday.
Each affair is arranged between 11 a.m. and
2 p.m. On Thursday, guests will include wives of
slate representatives. Greeting at the door will be
Mrs. Elmer O. Berg. In line with Mrs. Thornton
will be Mrs. Robert D. Holmes, wife of the gov- ,
ernor; Mrs. Boyd Overhulse, wife of the. Senate -president;
Mrs. Pat Dooley, wife of the speaker
of the House. . - -
Pouring that dav will be Representative Kath
crine Musn, The Dalles, Representative Grace
Olivier Peck of Portland, Representative Shirley
Assisling about the rooms will be Mrs. Thomas
G Wrighl, Jr., Mrs. Horry Swanson, Mrs. Jason
Lee, Mrs. Chester Knowlton of Portland, sister ol
Mrs. Thornton. ....
Wives of the state senators and of state offi
cials will be guests for the Friday parly. Greeting
at the door will be Miss Echo Yeater. Receiving
will be Mrs. Thornton, Mrs. Holmes, Mrs. Over
hulse and Mrs. Dooley.
In the group pouring will be Mrs. William C.
Perry, wife of Ihe chief justice; Senator Jean
Lewis. Portland, Mrs. Sigfrid B. Unandcr, wife of
the state treasurer.
Assisting that day will be Mrs. Norman Nilsen,
wife of the state labor commissioner; Mrs. Rex
Putnam, wife of the stale superintendent of public
inslruction; Mrs. Howard Morgan, wife of the pub
lic utilities commissioner; Miss Margaret Clarke,
Coffee Friday Morning
An event for Friday morning will.be the in
formal coffee for which Mrs. Lee U. Eyerly and
Mrs. Jack V. Eyerly will entertain, Ihe aflair to
honor (ho senior Mrs. Eycrly's daughter, Mrs. T.
Kenneth Smilh of Coos Bay who is to be here vis
iting for a few days, , '
The party will be at the new home of Mrs."
Jnck V. Eyerly, 2113(1 Bolton Terrace. Guesls. are
Invited to call between 10 a.h. and 12 noon. '
Pouring will be Mrs. Frcd- H. Thompson, Mrs.
Abncr K. Kline, Mrs. ItobertaL. Elfslrom, Jr. and
Mrs. Claybotirnc Dyer.
Mrs. James Smith of Redmond, daughter of the
senior Mrs. Eyerly, and Mrs. Carl Miler of Port
land will be here for the party and will be in the
group assisting. Also assisting will be Mrs. Harry
Mrs. James G. Watts Is lo cnlcrloin next Friday
at a luncheon party at her country home, a group
of friends being invited for a garden ilffair.
Next Saturday afternoon brings Iho tea for
which Mrs. Charles H. Muggins and her daughter, .
Mrs. Lloyd F. Ramey, will be hostesses at the
Muggins home on Stewnrt street.
Tho affair honors Miss Mnrylee Greif, who is
lo be married this summer to Charles B. Muggins,
son of the Chnrles H. Mugginses.
Friends have been invited to call between 2:30
and 5 o'clock.
Mrs. Roland Grief, mnllier of Ihe liridc-lo-be,
is to be here from Coos Hay to receive with her
daughter and Ihe hostesses.
Pouring will be Mrs. P. D. Quisenlierry, Mrs.
'James B. Young, Mrs. Dunicl J. Fry, Mrs. Brey
Assisling will be Mrs. T.inn C. Smilh, Mrs. .
Wayne Lmler, Mrs. Conrad W. Paulus, Mrs. Roy
11. Simmons, Mrs. Paul R. Hendricks, Mrs. Mollis
W. Hunlinglon, Mrs. George C. Muggins, Jr., Mrs.
Alton L. Chamberlain, Mrs., Sidney Boise, Mrs.
Dwight Qiiisenbcrry, Mrs. Don E. Phillips.
Mrs. H. TJ. Warren of Tampa, Fla., arrived
Friday lo visit for Iwo weeks at Ihe home of Mr.
and Mrs. E. P. Phillips.
Homo this weekend from Iwo weeks in New
York Cily and Washington, D.C. nre Mr. and Mrs.
Charles M. Ileltzel. The family will be moving lo
Washington in Ihe early summer lo make their
(McKcwcn plctutf. Tarklaitd. Wash.)
MISS PATRICIA LEE AHRENS
ANNOUNCEMENT was made the past week of the engagement of Miss Talricia
Lee Ahrenn, above, daughter of Slate Representative and Mrs. Eddie Ahrens, to James
Robert Bitts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Bills of Oakland, Calif.
Time for May Day Baskets
WARD AND DEN1SE SCHAUMBERG
ALL SET with their baskets for May Day next Wednesday are Ward and Dcnise
Schaiinibcrg, above. It's still a, colorful custom to leave May baskets for friends and
neighbors, Ward, 5, and Denise, 3, are children of Mr, and Mrs. William Schaiinibcrg.
NNOUNCED for Saturday, June 1, is the
date for the wedding of Miss Judith Caro
line Burdette and William 11. Hcnning of
Alameda, Calif. .
The ceremony will be solemnized at 8 o'clock
that evening in St. Paul's Episcopal Church with
tho Rev. George H. Swift olficiating. The recep
tion following will be in the church parish hall.
Miss Burdette is Iho younger daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. L. R. Burdette. She is lo be graduated
in August from Highland School of Nursing. Ala
meda County Hospital. She will arrive in Salem
in Into May. Mr. Hcnning is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. William H. Henning of Glasgow, Scotland,
and is a meteorologist at the Alameda Weather
Bureau. Tho engagement of the couple was an
nounced last December.
Beta loin Chnpler of Thela Rho will selccl del
egates lo the stale assembly at its meeting Tues
lay evening at the IOOF Hall. The stale meeting
will bo al Forest Grove, June 14 to 16.
The second nomination of officers will be made
also at the meeting with election to follow aTThe
next regular session of (he chapter.
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Miss Miller to
Wed in Fall
Dr. and Mrs. Vern W. Miller are announcing the
engagement of their eldest daughter, Miss Joan
Marie Miller, to Kent C. Myers, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur V. Myers of Salem.
The bride-to-be attended Salem schools, and
was graduated from University of Oregon and the
University of Oregon Medical School's School for
Nursing. For the past year she has been in pedi
atrics nursing in Portland. At the University she
was winner of the Gcrlinger eup for outstanding
junior woman, and in her last year in nursing
school was designated nurse of the year. She is a
member of Pi Beta Phi sorority and of Salem
Mr. Myers also attended Salem schools and
was graduated cum laude from Willamette Uni
versity in 1954. He was president of the freshman
class while on the campus, and was prominent in
golf. He is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon
fraternity at Willamette. He taught for one year in
Albany, after a year's graduate work at Willam
ette. A PFC in the army now, he is in psycho
logical testing and personnel placement, army re
cruiting office. Dallas, Texas.
An early fall wedding is planned by the couple.
Women's Fellowship of Knight Memorial Con
gregational Church will entertain at a lea at the
church on Wednesday, May 1. The affair starting
at 2 p.m. will be in charge of Mrs. James H.
Lucas. Assisting will be Mrs. E. B. Daughcrty,
Mrs. William C. Drakeley and Mrs. Lcnora Moser.
Installation of officers will feature Ihe meeting
of Ihe Salem Unit of National Parliamentarians
Association, Wednesday, May 1, al 7:30 p.m., in the
Fireplace room of the Salem Public Library.
Taking office for Ihe new term will be Mrs.
Allied J. Vick, president; Mrs. Frank P. Mar
shall, first vice president: Mrs. Estill L. Brunk,
second vice president; Mrs. Lloyd Myers, third
vice president; Miss Alberta Sappenficld. record
ing secretary; Mrs. Lester Seidler, corresponding
secretary: Miss Vnda Mill, treasurer; Mrs. Nor
man E. Vaughn, historian; Miss Lena Blum, par
liamentarian. Mrs. Harry Sappenficld will conduct the lesson
with Mrs. E. A. Pugh in charge of the drill.
The benefit bridge party of the Co-Active Club
on the evening of May Day is drawing advance
registrations. Proceeds from Ihe affair go to the
campship fund of the club. The party will start at
8 o'clock in the YWCA.
Mrs. Dwight Quisenberry is general chairman
with Mrs. Wilfred Thomas in charge of decora
tions, Mrs. Cornelius C. Bateson handling arrange
ments for refreshments, and Mrs. Harry E. Sum
mers Inking care of tallies.
Child Study Group of the American Associa
tion of I'liiversily Women is lo meet at 8 p.m.
next Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Wendell
Schwartz. 23BO E. Rural St. Mrs. Arthur Bradley
and Mrs. W. N. Fuchigami will be co-hostesses.
Mrs. Fred Butler and Mrs. Loren Croxton arc
to be leaders for the program on "Understanding
and Enriching Children's Play."
OSC Club Meets
Salem Unit, Oregon State College Mothers
Clubs, will close its year with a dinner meeting
next Tuesday night, April 30. at 6:30 o'clock in the
Meier Frank's-Salem Oregon room.
Dr. Dan Poling of the college (acuity is to be
guest speaker and a trio of talent from Ihe college
will put on the musical program. Mrs. H. K.
Lounsberry, Eugene, state president of OSC Moth
ers Clubs, will be here to install new officers. Mrs.
Bjarne Ericksen is the outgoing president and will
preside al Ihe meeting.
Invitation is extended to all OSC parents, es
pecially to parents of prospective students at the
Rejvrvations'may be telephoned lo Mrs. Erick
nnua party Will
A colorful party arranged for next Wednesday
night will be the "Moulin Rouge" to be given by
Rotarian Women for all members and husbands.
The party annually is a big occasion on the eaten
dar of the group, and elaborate plans have been
made for this year's event. ,
The group will assemble at the Marion Hotel
for Ihe social hour at 6:30 o'clock, the dinner to be
in the Gold room at 7:30 o'clock. Decorations, en
tertainment and food all will feature the French
theme, the committee keeping as a surprise many
May Weekend for
For Willamette University groups the big event
of the month is the annual May Weekend, starting
next Thursday. High School seniors fBjim around
the state are to be special guests for the event.
Miss Flossy Hodge, Portland, rules over the
festivities as May queen, her court Including Miss
Joyce Ambler of Portland and Miss Dolly Cum
mings of Woodburn. ' ' '
Starting off the program is a play by the
drama department, "Don Juan," to be given
Thursday and Friday nights. Following the Friday
night performance, a reception is to be given in
Doney Hall to honor Queen Flossy.
Saturday morning brings the orientation assem
bly at 9 a.m. for visiting high schoolers, followed
by the academic preview at 10 a.m.
Coronation ceremonies fo Queen Flossy will
be on the campus near the Fine Arts Building at
The barbecue luncheon will be at noon in the
Highlighting the afternoon will be a baseball
game between Willamette and Pacific University
at 1:30 o'clock; and a fashion show at 4 o'clock in
the Fine Arts Building for the girls not taking in
The weekend concludes with the formal Queen's
Ball on Saturday night in the gymnasium.
An evening meeting is planned by Chapter G of
P.E.O. Sisterhood next Thursday, the group to
meet at 7:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Harry B.
Johnson with Mrs. H. W. Shogren and Mrs, A. A.
Schramm as co-hostesses.
Friendship night will be observed by Trinity
Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Friday evening,'
May 3, at West Salem City Hall. Visitors from
Adah Chapter, Independence, Victoria Chapter,
Turner, and Ramona Chapter, Silverton, will at
tend the meeting.
Cherry Assembly, Order of Rainbow for Girls,
will present' the program.
Bethel 48, Job's Daughters, will observe junior
bethel night Thursday, May 2, at its 7:30 o'clock
meeting at the Scottish Rite Temple. The junior
group will be in charge of the program.
A varied program to be given by students of
Sacred Heart Academy will provide entertainment
for members of the Parents Club of the academy
Monday evening. April 29. The group will meet
at the school hall at 8 o'clock.
Young Matrons Club will meet Thursday eve
ning, May 2, at 8 o'clock, at the Mayflower Hall.
Mrs. Jeanne Monsanto will be hostess for the
Sojourners of Willamette Shrine, White Shrine
of Jerusalem, will meet for a potluck dinner Sat
urday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m., at the Masonic Temple.
Chemekcla Toastmistrcss Club meets Thursday
evening, May 2, for a 6 o'clock dinner at the Gold
On Sunday, April 28, Mrs. E. W. Hillstrom and
Miss June Dunn of the club will be in Grants Pass
for the intercouncil speech contest at which Mrs.
Hillstrom will represent the area, having previous
ly won the championship at the area level.
Virtually a hundred per cent attendance of' Che
mekcla members will be at the regional meeting
in Eugene on 'May 3, 4 and 5, when the winner of
the intercouncil event will vie for the title for the
region. . '
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ullman are in Seattle this
weekend 'for a two-day veterans executive confer
ence of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
A farewell party in honor of Mrs. Blanche
Brown was given by Mrs.- Erwin Lindsey Thursday
Mrs. Brown is leaving this weekend with her
children, Louise and Billy, tor Seattle, Wash.,
where the family will make its home.
Attending the evening party wcreHfrs. C. E.
Rutlcdgc, Mrs. Al Stein, Mrs. Edfnond Pagotc,
Mrs. Allen E. Lorraine. Mrs. Robert Hunter, Mrs.
Douglas Heider and Mrs. Jim Ramsey. The group
presented Mrs. Brown with a farewell gift and
spent the evening socially, with refreshments
served by the hostess. '
Nile Club Benefit Due Next Tuesday
Important on the new week's social calendar
will be the annual benefit card party of Salem
Club, Daughters of the Nile, next Tuesday. April
30, in the Scottish Rite Temple. Dessert will be at
1:15 o'clock. Ihe card games following. , ,
A large group has made reservations for the
party, the event annually being one of the big
benefits of the year here.
Mrs. W. Clark Baehman and Mrs. Norman
Fletcher are the co-chairmen for the party.
On the serving committee ore Mrs. H. H. Jen
kins, Mrs. Reed Carter, co-chairmen; Mrs. Her
man Jochimsen, Mrs. Wilbur McCune. Mrs. Vern
Reimann. Mrs. C. C. Meier, Mrs. Carl Soos, Mrs.
Carl Armpriest. Mrs. Steven Rosenbaum. Mrs. Ben
jamin Martin. Mrs. George R. Hardy. Mrs. James
C. Bird. Mrs. Charles Rover. Eldon D. Burres, Mrs.
Floyd Seamsler, Mrs. Richard H. Davis.
Serving on the set-up committee are Mrs. Vir
gil T. Golden. Mrs. John Ramagc. co-chairmen:
Mrs. R. D. Driscoll. Mrs. D. G. Freel. Mrs. Paul
Hicks. Mrs. Willard O. Wilson, Mrs. Gordon Skin
ner, Mrs. Arnold Shields, Mrs. Edwin C. Purvine,
Mrs. C. H. McClung, Mrs. R. Eugene Morrison.
Members of the clean-up committee are Mrs.
Joseph Sehaller. Mrs. O. A. Olson, Mrs. Rowe
Phillips, Mrs. Melvin Propp. ,
Mrs. Leonard Rowan, chairman: Mrs. William
R. Newmyer. Mrs. Estill L. Brunk, Mrs. George
R. K. Moorhead. Mrs. David H. Cameron and
Mrs. .Albert W. Morris are the hostesses com
mittee. In charge ot reservations are Mrs. Kenneth
Morris and Mrs. Fred C. Klaus. In charge of tick
ets are Mrs. J. Earl Cook. Mrs. Robert T. Boals,
Mrs. Emmett Kleinke. Mrs. David H. Cameron is
On the decorating committee are Mrs. John T.
Graybill and Mrs. Elmo W. McMillan, co-chairmen:
Mrs. Fred Lund. Mrs. Eldon D. Burres.
Oo the committee for. prizes are Mrs. Milton
Be in French Motif
details for the affair. ' . ,
Mrs. Carl J. Wendt and Mrs. Joseph A. H.
Dodd are co-chairmen for the party. On the pro
gram committee are Mrs. Claude A. Miller, Mrs.
William Bush, Mrs. John St. John Craigen, Mrs.
Dale Parker, Mrs. Robert L. Elfslrom, Jr, On the
decorations committee are Mrs. Stanley Grove,
Mrs. John Crockatt, Mrs. Frank A. Brown, Mrs.
Edgar T. Pierce, Mrs. . Reynolds Allen, Mrs. Del
Milne, Mrs. William C. Crothers, Mrs. Roy Har
land. Mrs. Don Woodry is publicity chairman.
With Mothers Day just around the corner, al
ready groups are making plans for special teas,
programs and breakfasts honoring moUiers ...
Parrish Junior High School Girls League is one o(
the first school- organizations planning a mother
and daughter tea . . . . ,
The annual tea entertainment will be next Fri
day. May 3, in the school small gymnasium at 2:30
o'clock, the program in connection with the tea
to be in the auditorium ...
Miss Mickyc Brcssler is president of the league
and assisting her in arranging the program and
tea are Miss Jane Carter and Miss Barbara Todd
. . . Faculty advisers are Mrs. Angellne Self and
Mrs. Paul Rowcll ... j
Members of Eta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi
are' giving their traditional Mothers Day breakfast
on May 12 at the Golden Pheasant . . . " .
An enjoyable coffee party was the one for
which Mrs. Thomas G. Wright, Jr. entertained
Thursday morning, inviting wives of valley news
papermen, women news staff members and alum
nae of Theta Sigma Phi, journalism honorary, to
meet Mrs. Robert D. Holmes, wife of Oregon's
governor .... The party was in the Meier it J
Frank's-Salem Oregon room . . . . Mrs. Wright
and Mrs. Holmes greeted the guests at the en
trance, and along with them Mrs. Wright's young
est daughter, three-year-old Sarah, who decided
she could not go to nursery school that morning if
a party were going on .... ,. ' . . ..
In keeping -willi the newspaper theme the cen
terpiece on the coffee table, s etup in the party
room off the Oregon room, was. a clever arrange
ment with a typewriter, a variety of spring flowers
arranged on it ... . Pouring were Mrs. Charles A.
Sprague and Mrs. Dewey Rand. . . .
Among those enjoying the visiting and coffee
during the early hour were Mrs, J. Wesley Sulll
'van, Mrs. Conrad -Prange, Miss Genevieve Mor
gan, Mrs. Burton A. Myers, Mrs, Jerry Stone, Mrs.
A. C. Jones, Mrs. George W. Dewey, Jr,, Mrs.
Richard Jennlng, Mrs. Fields Merck, Mrs. Jack
Steward, Miss Carolyn Griesel, Mrs. Kenneth Bell,
Mrs. Harold Larson, Mrs. Kenneth E. Johnson,
newcomer from Coos Bay, her husband being with
the motor vehicle department at the State House;
Mrs. John H, Hann, Mrs. ' John M. Williamson,
Mrs. Don Fair, Miss Vlnlta Howard, Miss Mar
garet Magcc, Mrs. Jerry Claussen, Mrs. C. M.
Forbes, Mrs. Robert Sprague, Mrs. Fred Zimmer
man, Mrs. Ren Maxwell, Miss Echo Yeater, Misi
Alcnc Phillips, Miss Maxlne Buren, Mrs. Wheeler
English, Mrs. Stephen A. Slonc, Mrs. Robert E.
Something new is planned this year, by Wil
lamette Valley Panhcllcnic, Salem alumnae group,
for its annual party for nigh school senior girls
planning to enter college in the fall . . . Instead of
tho Koffe Klalch, given over a period of years, 'the
group is arranging a Campus Preview Fashion
Tea in Meier 4 Frank's-Salem Oregon room on
Saturday, June 1 ... The affair will be between
3 and 5 o'clock . . . Invitations go to senior girls
in all high schools of Salem and surrounding val
ley towns . . .airs. John Ficklin and Mrs. William
C. Perry are co-chairmen for the event ... On
the hostess committee will be Mrs. A. C.
Newell and Mrs. Richard Ballantyne . . . Mrs.
Joseph Franko and Mrs. E. A. Carlcton arc on
the tea committee ... In charge of invitations
are Mrs. Alfred Pfcifcr, Mrs. David Crockatt
and Mrs. Sydney Kromer . . . Mrs. Logan C.
Berry is chairman for fashions;. Mrs. Lawrence
C. Merriam, Jr. finance ...
Clarence Hyde, slate real estate commis
sioner, will show movies of a recent trip through
the Holy Land following the business meeting ol
Ainsworth Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, Wednes
day evening, May 1, at the Scottish Rite Temple.
Mrs. Dacsy Chance is chairman of the refresh
Willamette Auxiliary No. 2081, Fraternal Order
of Eagles, will meet Tuesday evening, April 30,
at the Eagles Hall, (or a business session.
A May Day tea and business session will fea
ture the meeting of the Women's Guild ot the
First Congregational Church Wednesday atternoon
in Ihe Mayflower room of the church at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Trevor Steele will review "The Circle of
Faith." the latest book of Dr. Marcus Bach, head
of the school of religion of the University of Iowa.
The guild is inviting anyone interested in a discus
sion of the book to attend.
The lea committee is headed by Mrs. Karl W.
Heinlein. who will be assisted by members of
Circle 4 of the guild.
Thomas, chairman; Mrs. Paul E. Smith, Mrs.
Wayne Kuhl, Mrs. F. C. Hueneke.
Mrs: O. R. Eckersley, Mrs. L. S.-. Davenport,
co-chairmen; Mrs. George F. Thomason, Mrs.
Jesse Earlywine, Mrs. A. S. Lightner, Mrs.- W. C.
Rambo. Mrs. Fred Koken, Mrs. Joseph Linton are
on the foods committee. i
Reservations in addition lo those previously
listed include: .
Mrs. Louis Lorcnz, Mrs. James H. Turnbull,
Mrs. Robert Nickens. Mrs. Fred H. Thompson,
Mrs. Edward A. Lebold. Mrs. A. C. F. Perry.' Mrs.
Sam Fretwell. Mrs. Paul H. Hauser, Mrs. Arnold
Johnson, Mrs. Albert Thomas. Mrs. Norman Ken
ney, Mrs. Russel Rentier. Mrs. Arthur O. Hunt.
Mrs. William H. Burghardl. Mrs. Paul A. Lardon.
Mrs. Norman W. Merrill. Mrs. J. Earl Cook, Mrs.
Abncr K. Kline. Mrs. George L. Arbucklc. Mrs.
Leo Johnson. Mrs. Charles Fowler Mrs. E. D.
Crabtrec. Mrs. M. A. Pekar, Mrs. Thomas Kelly,
Mrs. Walker Sieber. Mrs. Erwin Oehler, Mrs. E. T.
Andresen. Mrs. Gilbert DcHut. Mrs. O. H. Luehrs,
Mrs. J. M. Hollingsworth of Silverton.
Mrs. Robert Armpriest. Mrs. Edward R. Dim
bat. Mrs. Chester Goodman. Mrs. Edmond Carl
ton. Mrs. Glade Follis, Mrs. Harold Elbert, Mrs.
Claude Cummings, Mrs. Burton Dunn Mrs Stan
ley Rolfness. Mrs. Ferd Hueneke, Mrs Russell
Forrest, Mrs. Milton Thomas. Mrs. Norman
Fletcher. Mrs. Kenneth Morris. Mrs. Roger Webb,
Mrs. Thomas E. Rilea. Mrs. Homer Goulet, Mrs.
David Eason. Mrs. William L. Phillips. Mrs. E. L.
Freeman. Mrs. Melvin Gallaspy, Mrs. Harry
Lucas. Mrs. Ethel Davenport.
From Portland: Mrs. George A. White, M'
George Emigh. Mrs. Arch J. Tourtellotle, Mrs.
Earl Lovell, Mrs. Percy Allen. Mrs. H. R. Mels
chan. Mrs. George Turner. Mrs. Chester B. Hills
bur Mrs Laura Irwin, Mrs. Eugene Owen, Mrs
V. E. DeVote.