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TRI-LDDGE CEREMONIES SHARED BY 250 GUESTS In line with a well established tradition, the semi-annual installation installation ceremony of the Rebekah and Odd Fellows lodges was observed as a joint rite Saturday night at Odd Fallows hall, 1710 .Chester avenue, with 250 memBers attending. Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Ellis of Kernville, district deputy •grand master and district deputy president, had charge of the exercises assisted by their team and the Rebekah drill team, conducted by Van ,Wallis. Officers installed in Kern Lodge No. 202 were: Frank,Chambers, junior junior past "grand; Virgil Doss, noble grand, with L. A. Canaday as right supporter and George Dupes as left supporter to the noble grand; William William A. Downs, warden; M. Y. Cavinaugh Cavinaugh as conductor and Herman Ball as chaplain; inside guardian, James Dupes, and outside guardian, H. L. Sullivan, right scene supporter, Jesse Timson, and left scene sup- porer, Oscar Grlsat; vice-grand, Edgar Griffith. Lodge 440 Officers installed for Bakersfield Odd Fellows No. 440 were: F, Voorhies, Voorhies, junior past grand; Earl Henry, noble grand, with W. E. Hall, right supporter to the noble grand, and Ray Stancllff, left supporter of the noble grand; Sam Stormont, warden; warden; Grant McCoy as conductor; Richard Meet, chaplain; Jess Monroe, Monroe, right scene supporter, and Ed Cox, left scene supporter; Charles Henry, Inside guardian, and John Lamb as outside guardian; Reynold Schroeder, vice-grand, with Riy- mond Rice, right supporter, and L E. Williams, left supporter to tbe vice- grand. Rebebali Leaders Officers installed for Bakersfield Rebekah Lodge No. 47 were: Mrs. Donald Toeum, junior past noble grand; Mrs. Ruth Bacon, noble grand, with Mrs. Leo McCullough as right • supporter and Mrs. Latitia Hcavilin as left supporter; Mrs. Maude Hellar, vice-grand, with Mrs. G. C. Beer as right supporter and Mrs. Raymond Rice as left sup- porter; warden, Mrs. Margaret Wade; Mrs. Darrell Aubrey as chap- Iain; 'Mrs. Van Wallis, musician; Mrs. Edith Anderson, secertary; Mrs. Pauline Bryan as financial secretary secretary and Mrs. Erma Payne as treasury; financial committee, Mrs. S. T. Francisco, Mrs. Dexter' AVhit- field'and Mrs. Mary Phelps. Team Members Installing team for the Odd Fellows Fellows included: Waldo Ellis, district deputy grand muster; James Jor- g_enses, district deputy grand marshal marshal ; Judge Ralph Patrick, soloist; Forrest Hawm, district deputy grand chaplain; Walt Marks, district district deputy grand inside guardian; Murray Knight, district deputy grand warden; Marion Hooper, district district deputy grand secretary, and Dave Christopher, district deputy grand treasurer.- Women's Team The team for the Rebekahs' installation installation were: Mrs. Lola Ellis, district district deputy president; Mrs. James Jorgenses, district deputy marshal; Mrs. Cora Clawson, district deputy musician; Mrs. Clare Timmons, district deputy chaplain; Mrs. Walt Marks, district deputy inside guardian; Mrs. R. J. Trombull, district district deputy warden, Mrs. Don Gouk din, district deputy treasurer; Mrs. James Bechtel, district deputy secretary; secretary; escort girls, Mesdames Dave Christopher, Ida Paseoe, Forrest Hamui, Ardis Walker, Charles Whelden, Murray Knight, and escort escort to the chaplain were Mrs. Marion Marion Hooper and Mrs. Alfred Apalalea. Many Presentations Miss Patricia Bacon presented her mother with a bouquet of carnations. carnations. Other presentations and the persons in charge were: Van Wallis to F. Voorhies, junior past grand's jewel; Mrs. Ray Schroeder to Mrs. Yoeum, a past noble grand's jewel: Leo McCullough, from Junio Odd Fellows, to I*iurance Rice, chief ruler of the junior group, a gift; Raymond Rice to Mr. Henry, a gavel. An added feature this year was

Clipped from The Bakersfield Californian18 Jul 1949, MonPage 10

The Bakersfield Californian (Bakersfield, California)18 Jul 1949, MonPage 10
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