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About Aurora observer. (Aurora, Marion County, Or.) 19??-1940 | View Entire Issue (April 18, 1941)
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Mr. and Mrs. Oland PeppeV and
son and «Mr. and Mrs. Gene Pepper
of Portland were Sunday visitors
at the home of their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Pepper.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Froom of
Salem were Sunday visitors at the
H. C. Froom home..
Dean Thompson has left for Ta
Mr. and Mrs. Jetff Preston and
Mr. and Mrs. Garold Cone went
fishing up on1 the (Willamette Sat
urday and returned with a fine
catch of salmon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bush visited
Mrs. Bush’s folks in Camas, Wash
Merritt Wirth and Cecil Luckey
made a trip to Mr. Luckey’s ranch
located near St. Helens, Oregon.
Visiting Mr. Ben Quinn last Fri
day were his brother and wife, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Quinn of Hillsboro.
The Donald Review, W. B. A.,
met Tuesday evening to practice
degree work to be put on at the
rally in Albany nex month, Salem
Review will come here to practice
with the local lodge Tuesday, April
29. Pot-luck refreshments were
enjoyed after the meeting.
Lucille Frisby spent the week
end with Joycelyn Blake and Har
old Frisby visited with the Bert
Davis’s over the week-end. Both
are from Portland.
Elmer and Clyde Lowrie and
Clayton Brown were down from
Nahcotta, Washington, over ' the
Venus Chapter, O. E. S., will
meet Friday night, April 18. A so
cial evening will be enjoyed with a
number of invited ¡guests.
Mrs. Harry Hagen and children,
Gordon and Marilyn, and Mrs. A.
E. Feller spent the Blaster week
end visiting friends in Eugene.
Mrs. Tin (Jell from Eugene vis
ited at the Ben* Quinn home last
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Ackerson and
Betty Ackerson were Sunday
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Larson at Sherwood, Ore.
Mr. Art Kaufman of Aurora
called on Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bell
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bush went
fishing on the Columbia Slough
Wednesday. 0 \
The Passing of Patrick Leavy
leaves many friends to mourn1, as
he was well-known and liked here
and in Butteville.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Froom were
visited Sunday by their son Woody
Froom and wife of Salem. Mr.
Froom, the younger, has been em
ployed by the Firestone Company
for seven years, and is now being
transferred to Eugene.
SPRING DECORATING HINT
One of the latest 1941 vertical
striped unitized wallpapers comes
in handy as a wrapper for June
Babbitt. The two shades of .pas
tel green she’s wearing form a
companion paper to the one in the
background. The’ papers will be
among scores of style-tested, wall-
tested sun-proof and washable
wallpapers to be seen im* the Un
ion during National Wa'lpaper
month, March 24 - April 24.
Betty Ackerman, Ethel Pelto,
and Clayton Brown were Saturday
afternoon and evening visitors in
Poitluncl ana Oregon Ci.y.
Mr. ad Mrs. William Lowrie are
the proud parents of a baby daugh
ter, born at Salem General hospital
April 9. The young lady has been
named Thelma Lolene.
The Donald church reported a
record attendance for their Easter
services Sunday. . Those present
at the. sunrise service numbered
60; for breakfast, 53; for morn
ing service, 103; and for the even
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Luckey and
daughter were Sunday visitors of
Mr. and Mrs. (Merritt Wirth and
Loui Labbe has received word
from (California that his nephew,
Chester Hoober, is seriously ill.
Mrs. Joe Wimer has been con
fined to her bed due to illness.
Pelto’s Corner Station
Gas— VELTEX— Oil
We carry Lumber for that small
young couple vfere married March
23 at a lovely wediding in the
Crristian church in Woodburn, and
now make their home in* Portland,
where Mr. Thompson is employed
by Sears, Roebuck & Co. in their
retail store there.
Mrs. Grant Erb called fn Mrs. E.
J. Bell Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. William Bushman
made a business trip to Portland
Mi*, and Mrs. Gordon Thompson
(nee Vivian Miller) were home
Easter. Sunday afternoon, accom
panied by Mrs. H. C. Thompson,
they drove to the beaches, Corval
lis, and Albany, where they
stopped to visit relatives.
(By “ Sierra Sue.")
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mullen
of St. Paul visited at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Whalen Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Wallace went
to Portland Sunday.
Mrs. Irene Promas went to Sa
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Osborne vis
ited at the Wm. Crown home on
Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Upin-
dahl, Yakima, Wash., visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hunt,
Roland Stevenson, formerly of
Broadacres. has been visilting
friends here the past week.
FIRST LADY TO SPEAK
ON "P E A C E "
Portland Post No. 1, American
Legion, is sponsoring an address
by America’s1 First Lady Thurs
day, May 1, 8 p. m. at Portland’s
Municipal Auditorium. Proceeds
from the event will be devoted to
Greek War Relief.
In these stirring times, it is
interesting to hear what America
is facing by one so thoroughly
informed. As the wife of the
President and herself a leading
figure in the affairs of the day,
Eleanor Roosevelt brings a vital
message to the people of the
Northwest on her Portland visit.
Her subject of “ Peace" stands out
with double force, offering a chal
lenge of National Unity.
Owing to the 'great demand for
seats, mail orders are advisable.
The prices are $ .50, $ .75, $1,
and $1.50 (n<o tax). Checks or
money orders should be made pay
F riday, A pril 18, 1941
able to Portland Post No. i , Amer
ican Legion, and sent to the Mu
nicipal Auditorium. S. W. Third
Ave. and Clay St., Portland. A
stamped, self-addressed envelope
should be enclosed. Box office
sale opens Monday, April 28, at
the J. -K. Gill Co., Portland.
The Marion county grade school
track meet will be held at the
stpte fair grounds May 2. Aurora
school will be in class “ C" this
year. All those who are taking
part are from grades 4 to 6.
Boys* 50-yard dash, Richard
Von, Charles Diller.
dash, Richard Von, Charl’es Diller.
Three-legged race, Wayne Russell
and Ray Koenig.
race, Wayne Russell, Bobby Ez-
zell. Potato race, Edward Koenig
and Edward Co*e. 400-yard relay
race (4 men), Richard Von,
Charles Diller, Wayne Russell,
jump, Edward ¡Cole, Edward Koe*
nig. High jump, Edward Cole.
Girls’ 25-yard dash, Levaun
Stuck, Helen Clark.
dash:Leanna Stuck, Oreta Brown.
Three-legged race, Marjorie Pugh,
throw: Leanoa Stuck.
race: Marjorie Pugh, Oreta Brown
100-yard relay— 4 girls: Oreta
Brown, Leanna Stuck, Levaun
Stuck, Marjorie Pugh.
Grades 7 and 8.
Boys 50-yard dash: Dale Stuck,
Norman Potter. 100-yard dash.
Dale Stuck. Three-legged race:
Dale Stuck, John Lystell. Gunny
sack race: John Lystel. Potato
race: John Lystell.
Girls’ 2 5-yard dash: Juanita
50-yard dash: Irene
King. Three legged race: Irene
Stoner^, Juanita Loveall. Potato
Beatrice Nag;l, Maxine
Marsh. 200-yard relay, 4 girls:
Irene Stoner, Juanita Loveall,
Loyd Alice Diller, Jean Cole.
INTERESTING NEWS FROM
H ERE AND THERE
Under the Pure Food and Drug
Act cookies which have been fla
vored with vanilla extract sub
stitutes cannot be sold as vanilla
wafers. Such cookies must bear
The new national debt limit of
$65,000,000,000 is equivalent to
$500 for every man, woman and
child in this country.
According to the publication of
the jewelers trade, the Jewelers’
Circular-Keystone magazine, there
were 1,367,796 weddings in the
United States in 1940. This is
the largest number for any one
¡year in the nation’s history.
The defense commission has
asked manufacturers to find sub
stitues for aluminum, magnesium
and, zinc. Zinc is used in the
production of brass which is used
in the manufacture of cartridge
shells. The shortage of zinc is
due to the shortage of smelting
capacity in this country.