Darwin Reitz installed in De Moley 1955

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Darwin Reitz installed in De Moley 1955 - Chevalier Degree Awarded "at. Installation...
Chevalier Degree Awarded "at. Installation Three past master councilors of Gecfrge Washington chapter ot the Order of De Molay of Covina were honored last week when they re- "cejved the Chevalier degree at the chapter'* 17th annual installation of officers at the Masonic temple. Receiving the degree, awarded for the first time, were Thomas Plambeck, Dale Anderson and Thomas Trebell. Officers for the D e g r e e of Chevalier included James Nisbet, Grand Commander and Past Commander of S o u t h e r n California Commandery; Robert Allen, P.M. . C.'Chevalier,-Grand Marshal; Jean Clark, senior warden, Grand Cliap- lain; William Hoisington, P.M.C; Chevalier, . Commander in the South;, Ted Anderson, P.M.C. Chevalier, Commander in t-h e • Another distinctive addition to this evening's ceremonies was the appearance of the Knights Templar in full dress uniform. The formal program included an address of welcome given by Clyde Price, chapter Dad Advisor. The entrance of installing officers included George Deabill, P.M.C., installing officer; Gilbert Tucker, iienior councilor; Frank Chandler, junior councilor; Michael Long, marshal; Dan Smolen, chaplain; James Dougharty, senior deacon. Entrance of elective and appointive officers included Darwin Reitz, Master Councilor, James Price, Senior Councilor; Paul Calverley, Junior Councilor, elective officers; Lee Griffiths scribe; William Layman, assistant scribo; Don Gabbe, senior deacon; Kenneth James, junioi» deacon; Pat Slaughter, chaplain; R o b e r t Berkstresser, marshal; Richard Robertson, senior steward; William Choppe, junior steward; Richard Swafford, orator; Thomas Naf/lger, treasurer;. Steven Blecksmith, almoner; Richard Pick, standard bearer; Gary Maxson, sentinel; Biff Bradley, 1st preceptor; Thomas Morgan, 2nd preceptor; Richard Kelly, 3rd preceptor; Wayne Mar-j •shall, 4th preceptor; Larry Dough-. arty, 5th preceptor; Larry Darnrll, | 6th preceptor; Robert Hunter, 7th preceptor; appointive officers. j * Invocation was given by Rev. George K. Walker of the First ; Presbyterian church in Covina and was followed by installation of the elective officers. ! Hope Henry, official soloist of the chapter, then sang "At. Dawn-', iiig," by Cadman, accompanied at < the piano, by Mary Daniel?, offical i chapter accompanist. Iruitallation j of appointive officers was followed by the proclamation, and Nine o'clock. Interpolation. The conferring of the Chevalier degree was followed by a solo, by Miss Henry, "Christopher Robin Is Saying His Prayers," by II. Frasier Simeon, At the presentations Ron J. HeiU presented hi* •on the plastic gavel in which was inserted his own.Master Councilor Dn Molay pin received when he was an M.C. twenty years ago. Introductions were in order, then Rev. Walker offered the benediction. Retiring of officers closed th' program. j A reception was held then danc-; ing to the* music of the Lucky • Seven Ramblers completed this i eventful evening. Refreshments j of Ihe Mother's Circle of which ihe elective officers are Mrs. Ross J. ; Ueitz, president; Mrs. Clyde P. • 'Vice, 1st vice president; Mrs.! NEWLY INSTALLED officers of the Order of DoMolay, George • Washington chapter, left to right, are Paul Calverley, junior counc-ilor; Darwin Reitz, master councilor, and James Price, junior councilor. ' —Elin Park-Bell Photo, SGVN. Howard V. Calverley, '2nd vice president. Usherettes serving during this evening event were Maxtne Hoffland, Past Honored Queen of Job's Daughters, Bcthrl No. 98, Janet Rainbolt, Honored Queen of Bethel No. 9S; Linriy Decmer and Ann Firestone of Bothel No. 08. Official hostesses from Bethel No. 98 were Susie Hicgel and, Susie Hacquebord with Karen Ord in charge of guest book, ami Mary Jonkey, Bcthrl No. 98, was official pianist. Active members of tho advisory Council of George Washington chapter include Clyde Price, clinp- tor Dad Advisor; Mayne E. Fer- ricr, chairman of advisory council: Elmer McKinnon, scribe; John Whillock, assistant chapter Dad Advisor; Oscar G. Yacgcr, citizen- ship practice advisor; Arthur Powell, athletic advisor; John Whitlock, rituql advisor; Howard Calverley, awards advisor; Ross J. Reitz, custodian of robes; Edward Anderson, representative De Molay advisor; William Schupbach, activities chairman. Other members not on committees arc: Floyd •Bennett, C. A. Gebhart, Edwin Swafford. Past M aster Councilors of j George Washington Chapter in- j elude: Woightman Garnctt, Robert Allen, Noil Anderson, Edward And- crson, Ralph McVay, Kerry Phil- loo, Taylor Dark, Ronald Bryant, Gerard Stciner,. Thomas Trebell, Thnmas Plfimbeck. John Campbell, Dale Anderson, William Turner, George Deabill, and Charles Bal- dosscr. South Hills Country Club Site of B. and P.,Breakfast was Saturday daughter Stevens ring or by was neckline of she She and the Doreen The beautiful 'dining room of the South Hills country club, with its panoramic view of the valley, was the setting Sunday morning for the June breakfast of the Covina Business and Professional Women. Covers were laid lor 40 guests. .,.,Mrs. Joanne Cunning Martin .entertained the group with two solos, "Consider the Lily," and "I Talked to God Last Night." Reports -were read from delegates to the state convention • and each member received a ^ouvenir brought back from the convention. Mrs. Marian Brooks presented a silver dollar to each member and it was voted to send Mrs. Betty Barr, president of the organization, to the regional convention to be held at Reno July 14-16. All members are urged to attend. Members also made plans to make a dona- lion of $75 to the Sister Kenny i iund. Mrs. Gertrude Barnes received the door prize. The next meeting of the group will be a picnic and swimming party to be held Saturday, July 9, at the residence of Mrs.' Peggy Echner in West Covina. BENEFIT DANCE TO AID LITTLE LEAGUE West Covina American Little League auxiliary will sponsor a benefit dance Saturday evening, June 18, in the American Legion halt in Glendora. Dancing will begin at 9 o'clock. Reservations for the dance may be made by dialing Ed. 2-7473. Tickets, price of which will be $2 per couple, also will be available fit the door. Proceeds from the dance will benefit the American League team. for to Nichols the elected to

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  1. Covina Argus,
  2. 16 Jun 1955, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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