Ventura County Star from Ventura, California on May 9, 1942 · 4
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Page Four THE VENTURA (Calif.) COUNTY STAR-FREE PRESS Saturday, May 9, 1942 MARRIAGE IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD OF INTEREST HERE ' Miss Dolores Gertrude Vanons of Burbank and Fred Coultas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coultas, sr., of North Hollywood, formerly of Oxnard, were married recently in St. Charles Catholic church in North Hollywood. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Vanons of Burbank. She was attended by her s.ster, Miss Marjorie Vanons, with James Coultas serving his brother as best man. Ushers were Paul Vanons and Bob Patton. The Rev. Arthur H. Meade of the North Hollywood church performed the ceremony and also in the sanctuary was the Very Rev. Monsignor Anthony Jacobs of Oxnard. The young couple chose the day that marked the 24the wedding anniversary of the brides parents and the birth date anniversary of the bridegrooms father. Mr. Coultas is well known in Ventura county and is athletic coach at St. Clares parochial school. His sister-in-law, Mrs James Coultas, is the former Peggy Homer of Ventura. Sew and So Club at Mrs. Mendenhall's Mrs. Jolly Mendenhall and Mrs. Eva Logan were hostesses to the Sew and So club in Mrs. Mendenhall's home, 74 James drive. Mother's day gifts were exchanged. Three new members, Mrs. Harriet Kelley, Mrs. Martha Husbands and Mrs. Naomi Spang, were welcomed. Others attending were Mrs. Kate Moore, Mrs. Mildred Corn-ford, Mrs. Yvonne Gose, Mrs. Margaret Hurlburt and Mrs. Gle-nita Meehan. The clubs next meeting will be at Mrs. Lora Russells home with Mrs. Lillian Hi- ser as cohostess. Box Social Set by La Avenida Grange Open to members and friends, La Avenida Grange is having a box social Monday night in the E. P. Foster school. The Grange meeting will begin at 8 oclock with the boxes to be distributed afterwards. Ventura Red Cross Keeping Pace with Service Expansion These past two months for the Ventura American Red Cross chapter have been especially busy ones, as members kept pace with the rapid expansion of service to the armed forces. To date, the chapter has furnished the following garments to the army : To Fort MacArthur: 52 olive drab sweaters, 32 helmets. To Hammer field: 52 chair cushions to be used by convalescents in the theater. To Chaplain L. J. Mitchell, When he was stationed at Seaside paik, for the men there: 2 olive drab sweaters, 43 helmets, 11 outdoor sleeping caps. To Chaplain Quinan, also at Seaside park: 125 sweaters, 2 helmets. And to the navy supply depot at Oakland, the chapter sent 10 turtleneck sweaters, 15 helmets, 15 pairs of sock, 14 pairs of fingered Girl Scouts, Council Note Plans for Court of Awards Red marked the calendars of all Ventura Girl Scouts and council members is May 22 when the annual Court of Awards of the Scouts will be held in the Civic auditorium. As announced by Mrs. Reginald Baptiste. Girl Scout leader, the court will be preceded by a potluck dinner for parents, Scouts and interested people in the community. Each troop will carry out some phase of the Girl Scout theme at its table. An exhibit of the work done during the year by the troops will be on display. There will be a camp fire skit and a formal ship meeting by' the Mariner group. Mrs. Ed Lewis, program committee chairman, reported that 81 girls had passed their tests for badges which will be presented at the Court of Awards. Details of th-is event were discussed at the Girl Scout council meeting yesterday morning with Mrs. Carl Froerer, commissioner, presiding. Mrs. Noble Bower was hostess to the council in the spacious home of Mrs. Susan Bower on Foli street. The council also carried on a discussion as to methods of stimu- Oliver Reardon PIANO 375 E Main Phone 2582 BNFOmATOOM... fr DUY IT IN VENTURA Laundry-Ventura Laundry-Tel. 3091 For Service. High grade work at reasonable prices Finish family economy wash Rough dry week-end specials. Naturally we use only soft water. Ventura Laundry Co., 123 E. Main St Announcements, Fisher's - Phone 3920 SOCIAL AND WEDDING PAPERS Greeting Cards Business and Protessional Announcements, especially designed. Its Smart to be Different. Select your Greetings and Business Announcements from the most complete line in Ventura County at FISHERS. Lovely Formal Initiation For Sorority The lovely formal initiation ceremony of Eta Lambda chapter of Kappa Delta Phi sorority was conducted Thursday evening at Hotel Samarkand in Santa Barbara for Mrs. Bill Case, Miss Jeanne Soares and Miss Esther Armstrong. At the dinner which preceded the ceremony, Mrs. O. T. Littlefield, chapter patroness, gave the welcoming speech and Mrs. Reg Hammond, president, presented the new members with the sororitys traditional gift. Mrs. Hammond read the candlelight ritual, assisted by Miss Ellen Gill, mistress of ceremonies. Miss Julia. Leason played soft piano music as background. An informal initiation for the three pledges was given last weekend at the Arroyo del Oso in Ojai with the initiates providing the entertainment and a midnight supper. Present at the two events were Mrs. Jack Tobias, Mrs. Jack Bernsdorf, Mrs. James DeGraffen-reid, Mrs. Jack Beekman, Mrs. Reid Hunt, Mrs. O. T. Littlefield, Mrs. Reg Hammond, Miss Reba Ladd, Miss Nita Winn, Miss Elaine Hall, Miss Katherine Davis, Miss Ellen Gill, Miss Julia Leason. Miss Dorothy Crenshaw, Miss Frankie Evans, Miss Eythol Barr, Miss Anne Reid, inactive member now living in Santa Barbara, Mrs. Bill Case, Miss Jeanne Soares and Miss Esther Armstrong. Mother's Day Party For Ventura R N.A. Ventura Royal Neighbors of America members are having a Mothers day party Monday night in the I.O.O.F. hall with a potluck supper to be served at 6:30 oclock. Each member is asked to bring her mother or a borrowed mother as well as her family. An evening of entertainment has been planned to follow the supper with a short business meeting after that. All attending are asked to provide their own table service, it was announced. gloves. To the San Diego naval hospital: 33 knitted knee bands, 15 wheelchair robes, 20 hot water bag covers, 12 ice bag covers, 2 bed jackets. In addition to this work for the navy and army, the chapter has handed out 500 pounds of yarn for war and civil relief. The members (a general identification of all women who have assisted with the Red Cross work) have also made 125 stretcher covers for the local disasteh committee. It was learned from Mrs. J. R. Lovejoy, volunteer service chairman, that this division of the chapter has been brought to a 100 per cent basis with the completion of the organization of a motor corps of 22 women. Mrs. Bertes Miller is captain of the corps. Its membership is made up of those who have had first air classes. lating interest among high school girls in Scouting. Tentative plans were made to include a summer program of crafts, reading, cooking, sewing, games and dancing. Letters were read from Girl Scouts which brought out why they enjoyed and benefited from Girl Scouting. Mrs. George H. Wilson has kindly offered her home to Girl Scouts for canning activities. Mrs. Lewis reported that Mrs. Wilson is also investigating possibilities for Girl Scouts to take part in phases of wartime efforts. Mrs. Dan Emmett,, in her camp committee report, brought out that outside groups are welcome to use the camp. She will be glad to give particulars as to its use to anyone interested. Camp councillors are to be entertained at a dinner May 15 in Mrs. Emmetts home. Mrs. Bernice Retlaw, director, said there are 175 registered Girl Scouts in Ventura, 40 adults connected with the organization and 30 Girl Scouts not registered. Other members present were Mrs. C. P. Barnes. Miss May Henning, Mrs. S. C. Wilkes , Mrs. George FJoyd, Mrs. Edward Shearer, Mrs. Stacy Bates, Mrs. Chester Ward and Mrs. Nelson D. 'Weed. Mrs. W. H. Fear was in-1 troduced as a new council member and Miss Vaal Stark, regional director, was a special guest. Fot-jluck luncheon was served after the meeting. MRS. BASIL WISE GUEST OF HONOR AT BABY SHOWER Mrs. Dorothy Stork of Ventura and Miss Jeanne Wise of Oxnard were hostesses at a pink and blue shower to honor Mrs. Basil Wise at her home Thursday afternoon. Several shower games provided the amusement with awards going to Mrs. Mittie Chenot and Mrs. Wise. After the games Mrs. Wise opened her many pretty gifts. Refreshments were served on individual trays with homemade cakes and hot chocolate. Invited to the party were Mrs. Hazel Sparks, Mrs. Mittie Chenot, Mrs. Clara Stork, Mrs. Dorothy Gilmore, Mrs. Doris McAllister, Mrs. Agnes Grosse, Mrs. Verla Weed, Mrs. Ida Madrid, Mrs. Maude Latham, Mrs. Walter Davis. Also bidden were Mrs.' Pearl Wise, Miss Gladys Wise and Mrs. Lois Wise of Oxnard, Miss Alta Jo Warthen of Ojai, Mrs. Don Clark of Alhambra and Mrs. Lee Snyder of Big Lake, Minn., who is visiting her niece, Mrs. Dorothy Stork, at her home on Santa Rosa street. Others invited but sending gifts as they were unable to attend were Mrs. Mearl Striplin of McKinney, Tex., Mrs. Irene Rasmussen of Herman, Neb., and Mrs. Helen Pickens of Council Bluffs, Iowa. CAMELLIA GROVE MEMBERS IN PLANS FOR PARTY Camellia grove No. 46, Woodmen circle, met recently in the 1.0.0.F. hall for a business meeting with Mrs. Evelyn Neathery, guardian, presiding. With Mrs. Ruth Suytar as chairman, a committee was named to take charge of the groves card party Monday, May 18, in the 1.0.0.F. hall. Assisting her will be Mrs. Helen Becker, Mrs. Zula Walker, Mrs. Margaret Schiller and Mrs. Alma Greene. Following the recent meeting, the members were served refreshments at Mrs. Suytars home on Santa Cruz street. Among those attending were Mrs. Edna Lockhart of Santa Barbara, state inner sentinal, and Mrs Deanne Rumsey Sparrow, who has been visiting here from Washington, D. C. Mrs. Sparrow will leave soon for her new home in Dallas, Tex. W.C.T.U. to Have Social Afternoon For a Mothers day program, members of the Ventura Womens Christian Temperance union will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the social hall of the Foursquare church. Mrs. Hilda McCloskey will be hostess for the social hour. A special invitation to mothers of service men as well as to all others -interested has been extended. Mrs. Leona Ashton Wimodausis Chairman Mrs. Leona Ashton will be hostess chairman for the potluck luncheon and card party of the W-imodausis club at 1 p.m. Monday, May 11, in the Ted Russell clubhouse. Assisting Mrs. Ashton will be Mrs. Jane Fowler, Mrs. Ruth Moisling, Mrs. Emma Van Meter and Mrs. Mabel Rainey. FOR A NEW BABY COPfc mi, NltMCurr st twee, wc CL fnf'jfmitaWficelcx THIS little lamb would be over joyed to be embroidered on babys carriage cover . . . but be sure that the lazy-daisy posies are colorful! Pattern 2966 contains a traita'er pattern of a 15 x 1514 and a 7 x 12 inch motif; illustrations of stitches; materials required. Send 15 cents in coin for this pattern to The Ventura Star-Free Press, Nee-dlecraft Dept., P. O. Box 171, Ventura. Write plainly pattern number, your name and address; allow one week for delivery. FREDERICK KNIZE designed these right-now suits of military demeanor. The skirt of the imported tweed, left, has an inverted pleat both back and front. Leather buttons give it added snap. The neat tan pure wool, right, is worn with a red silk blouse. CHAT AWHILE With Maree Cochran Tomorrow mothers throughout the nation will be especially remembered. The second Sunday in May on which to pay emphasized tribute to our mothers was made official by congress in 1914. Prior to that, it had been a matter of local church observance, begun when Anna Jarvis prevailed upon a Philadelphia church to hold a special service in 1907 in honor of her mothers death a year before. Back in ancient days, man began worshiping the mysterious and blessed force in nature that renews the growing things of the earth. This force was recognized as feminine; it was called Mother of the Universe, Great Mother of the Gods, Mother-Goddess. Temples were built to Mother-Goddess, offerings brought to her altar and devotion showed through music and dancing. With Christianity, men thought no longer of Mother-Goddess but of Mother Church. On Mid-lent Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Lent, it became the custom to take a gift to the altar of the church in which one had been baptized. But, as always, men could not think of a heavenly mother without thinking of an earthly mother as well, and sometime before the 17th century, Midlent Sunday in England became known as Mothering Sunday, the day to visit mother and bring her a remembrance or trinket. Paying such a visit was called going a-mothering. Norma Louise (Cason) and Edwin Champlm gave gifts to the friends who attended them at their wedding last Sunday. The bride had pretty compacts for her attendants while the bridegroom presented his best man and ushers with wallets. When Mr. and Mrs. Bert C. Finley were on their motor trip they drove 55 miles one time through a heavy snow storm. It was near Flagstaff, Ariz. Mrs. Finley said they experienced just about every kind of weather there is and missed that cyclone in Oklahoma by happenstance. The road they were going to take from Missouri would hfive put them in Jhe Pryor area at the time the cyclone struck. The advice of a friend sent them along another highway and thus kept them out of danger. Carolyn Barnard and more than 100 of her classmates at Stephens college, Columbia, Mo., are studying Shakespeare in a decidedly pleasant manner. Not so long ago that many young women went to St. Louis to attend a performance of Maurice Evans and Judith Anderson in Macbeth. Purpose of the all-day excursion was to give the young women the opportunity to see Shakespearian drama in its finished form. Carolyn, who is a junior at the college, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris H. Barnard. It always gives added color and a personal touch to a play if one knows something of its author, and St. Catherines academy students, especially the seniors, will be in terested in some background we learned about Lindsay Barbee, who penned the lines they recited so efficiently the other day when they presented The Ladys Slipper. Mrs. Barbee lives in Denver, Colo., and for years has been writing and selling her work, even though with the job of editing The Crescent, magazine of Gamma Phi Beta, national sorority. Mrs. Barbee was the magazines editor for 25 years; the position is now held by Airdrie (Mrs. Roy) Pinkerton of Ventura. The Holy Cross pupils have given a number of Mrs. Barbee's plays; in fact, most of her work is for schools and universities. She writes constantly for the Denver university and womens clubs and generously does special things for celebration there. To our way of thinking, editing a magazine OR writing plays is a definite accomplishment, and to do both . . . 4 4 4 Continued honors are being conferred upon our Charlotte Dun-shee. She now has an honorary membership in the Eugene Field society, a natioal association of authors and journalists. This distinction has also been conferred upon Edgar Lee Masters, Rupert Hughes, bert Frost, Alfred Noyes, Joseph Auslander and others as noteworthy in the field of literary art. Charlotte has been striding rapidly ahead in poetry and playwriting, as well as doing popular things on the radio. She has also had parts in local theatrical presentations. A flacon of perfume and any number of orchids to you, Charlotte. Hazel Lee Banker and Ruth Putnam Mason, who spoke at the Ventura Players-Guild meeting last night, are weekend house-guests at the Dunshee home. They will all go to Los Angeles Monday and on Wednesday, Miss Mason will appear with Charlotte on her radio broadcast. Miss Mason is opening a Show Shop in Hollywood, similar to the one she organized in New York City. It will serve as a clearing house for talented people. 4 4 4 We cribbed this from Rita Scoles Chatterbox which appears every Thursday in the Oxnard paper. Dont know whether it is original with her or not but we ethically credit her with using it. After all this introduction you are probably expecting a serious dissertation on a problem of life. It isnt; dont run away yet. When God passed out the brains, we thought He said trains we missed ours. When God passed out the looks we thought He said books and we didnt want any. When God passed out ears, we thought He said beers and we got two long ones. When God passed out noses, we thought He said roses and asked for a large, red one. When God passed out legs, we thought He said kegs and ended up with two round ones. When God passed out hips, we thought He said lips well, its just too bad our hearing wasnt better at the time. Arent we the one? 4 4 4 With registering for war ration books just around the corner behind us, this bit of information from the division of information, office for emergency management, is designed to allay fears of home canners. Essential material and equipment will be available, according to the PRM consumer division, and an immediate allowance for canning of five pounds of sugar for every person in the family will be made. The CPA also states there will be a fairly adequate supply of jars, jar rings and tops, tin cans and pressure cookers, although on the latter, it is suggested this is the sort of equipment that can readily be shared by several families. . Home economics equipment and laboratories in schools and colleges, which are not otherwise used during vacation months, might be put to good use as community centers in canning the nations surplus of fruits and vegetables. More suggestions: Although fruit keeps its shape and color better when canned in a sugar syrup, it is possible to can it with no sugar at all, and to sweeten the fruit as it is used. But since some sugar will be available, homemakers might well plan ahead, and save their sugar-canning ration for those fruits which they are anxious to have look par- BETTE COUSEN TO PRESENT SENIOR FLUTE RECITAL Miss Betty Cousen, daughter of Mrs. Leonore Cousen, and formerly a student at Ventura , junior college, will present her senior flute recital, Monday, May 18, at Occidental college, Los Angeles. Miss Cousen is presenting hex recital under the supervision of Archie Wade, second flutist in the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra, from whom she has had instruction. This recital is one of a series of recitals to be given by senior students of the members of the Occidental Music department and are designed to aid the students in their advancement in the musical world by displaying their talents to the public. Miss Cousen, a major in music, is a member of the band, orchestra and chorus. She is also a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, national music fraternity. MRS. RABIDEAU RE-ELECTED AS D.A.V. COMMANDER Mrs. Ida Rabideau was re-elected commander of the Ventura unit of the Disabled American Veterans auxiliary at a recent meeting in the Veterans hall Mrs. Mae Baker was elected senior vice commander, Mrs. Sophia Wingate, junior vice commander, Mrs. Margaret Brubaker, chaplain, and Mrs. Arvilla Nichols was returned for her fifth term as secretary-treasurer. Mrs. Frances McPherson was named as conductress, Mrs. Grace Hildebrand, patriotic instructor, and Mrs. Lucille Dugan as state executive committeewoman. Installation of the officers will be May 18 at Mrs. Wingates home, 231 S. Oak street. Mrs. Nichols, Mrs. Rabideau, and Mrs. Baker were named as delegates to the state D.A.V. convention which will be held here in June, with Mrs. Wingate, Mrs. Brubaker and Mrs. Dugan as alternates. 4 4 4 LITTLE BOOK CLUB MEMBERS TO MEET The Little Book club members will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 11, in Mrs. Oscar Dudleys home in the Mound. Potluck lun cheon will be served. ModernDress By Mary Hampton Write to Miss Hampton for style advice. We are leaving by auto May 15 for Seattle and possibly Canada. We will stay at motels, camp perhaps two or three times and will make relatives home our central point in Seattle. For traveling our first questions are always about the weather. Middle May in Seattle and Canada will mix warm days with cool plus many cold nights. And it will inevitably rain. Next we know that visiting always necessitates more variety in clothes. When Mrs. Z starts up the highway she will be wearing a basic wool casual suit in which she will motor and sight see for the entire trip. There will be several washable cotton shirt-blouses to go with it and a slip-on sweater. In the back of the car will be a sturdy wool top coat, and these will take care of all variations in weather. A grey plaid suit with red line is on hand, also a black and white top coat. Add white blouses, red play shoes, a huge red bag. Once at her relatives home in Seattle, she will unpack and press her best spring ensemble for all general wear by day there. This seems to be a light wool coat in black plus a black print dress with matching turban. Black town shoes and bag. There should also be a dressier frock for possible bridge parties, etc., and I suggest a splashy black and red print which will go with the same coat. Maybe a red straw cartwheel and red dressy sandals. Evening clothes are an individual question but I do know the velvet dress Mrs. Z has on hand is much too wintry for May. For tennis at the country club there will be a tailored blouse to match the white shorts already on hand. A red knitted sport jacket sweater for after the game. Meantime a red and white polka dot shirtmaker already on hand will sit right in with this jacket and the red play shoes. I think I would also take two more sport frocks for breakfast at home and motor sight seeing trips. For the camp on the way home denim slacks, a giddy cotton shirt, sturdy outdoor shoes. ticularly well when served. Fruits for pies or for other cooking require no sugar when they are canned. In making jellies, jams and marmalades, sugar acts as a preservative and gives the fruit its usual consistency. It is not possible to make these products entirely without sugar, but is possible to cut down on the usual equal parts of sugar and fruit, and to get a somewhat less sweet but entirely satisfactory product. Another way of stretching present sugar supplies isto can fruit juices for jellies without sugar at all, and to make up small quantities of jelly through the fall and early winter as it is needed. Any surplus of fruit juices for which sugar may not be availahle later can always be used in fruit drinks or for such things as pudding sauces. STRONG WELDS Welding of An Kinds Electric and Acetylene No Job Too Small or Too Large STRONGS WELDING 28 E. Sta. Clara Ph. 3001 Romantic News from Honolulu Reveals Nyland-Beck Befrofhai A cable message from Honolulu reveals the engagement of Miss Gertrude Beck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Beck of Oxnard, to Ensign A. August Nyland, naval aviator, son of Mr. and Mrs. August Nyland of Superior, Ariz. No definite date has been set for the marriage but it will be a late May or June ceremony in Honolulu where ; the bride-elect has resided since V.F.W. WOMEN last August. TO ASSIST POST WITH POPPY SALE A nice coincidence featured Mrs. Lucille Dugans first meeting in her term of office as president of the Veterans of Foregn Wars auxiliary. Not only was Thursday night her opening session, but it was also the 11th anniversary of the auxiliary. There was no special observance during the evening as the unit will join the post later for the birthday dinner. Mrs. Dugan installed Mrs. Ida Madrid as unit secretary and Mrs Travis Riggins as one of the color bearers. Mrs. Ola Dudley, Mrs. Madrid and Mrs. Ada Dugan were appointed as the Memorial day committee. The auxiliary voted to assist the post with the annual poppy sale May 23. Mrs. Katherine Swindle is chairman for the unit. Plans were discussed for a card party May 21 with Mrs. Gladys Zeyen as general chairman. Mrs. Josephine Butterfield and Miss Berta Derrick served refreshments. MUSICAL TEA PLANNED BY FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE A musical tea at 2:45 p.m. May 21 was planned by Friendship circle members of the Ventura Community church guild . when they met yesterday in Mrs. T. C. Hendersons home on Chrisman avenue with Mrs. Bea Dunn, leader, presiding. The tea is one of this months activities for the circle, into whose care things of that sort for the church have been given. All friends are being asked to keep the date in mind. Tickets are being sold by circle members, 20 of whom attended yesterday. Oak View P.-T. A. Board to Meet Mrs Ethel Eitens will be hostess to board members of the Oak View Parent-Teacher association board at 1.30 p.m. Monday in her home. All outgoing and incoming board members are asked to attend. 4 4 4 DISTRICT DIVISION MEETS IN L. A. Mrs. E. S. Lawrence of Santa Paula, chairman, announces a meeting of the institutions division of Los Angeles district, California Federation of Womens clubs, at 1 p.m. Monday, May 11, in district headquarters, 2103 S. Hobart boulevard. Jaysee Women Entertain at Tea to Honor Mother's Day Entertaining their mothers with recital of the coming seasons fa- a fashion show and dance numbers, Ventura junior college coeds Thursday night celebrated Mothers Day with a tea sponsored by the Associated Women Students. Escorted by their daughters, the mothers were' conducted to the cafeteria where they were served chicken salad and ice cream. From there, the group went to the auditorium where the sewing, tailoring and dancing classes put on a program representative of clothes and dances throughout the ages. Royall Moore, as Father Time, led off, followed by short explanatory talks by Elaine Burroughs as Dance and Virginia Springer as Costume. Primitive dance numbers were seen after the primitive costume modeled by Betty Boyer. Phyllis Morris, dressed in ancient Grecian style, preceded a group of dancers who represented a study in Grecian rhythm and movement. Marie Antoinettes period was personified by Peggy Abbott with the dancers doing 18th century patterns. Folk dances expressed the individuality of the pageant with a tap dance, negro rhythm and a group of technical studies' in modern dancing following. Sports, street and afternoon styles were modeled by their de- j signers and creators women in, the sewing classes of Miss Martha 1 Kollmansperger and Miss Lydia! Bigler. Before each of the group i clothes, Miss Springer gave brief i ?eA Vent and . 1111 News of the betrothal was told in Honolulu when Miss Beck and Miss Harriet Weaver, former Ox-narder, were co-hostesses at a tea in their home. The Cliffs, 3300 Diamond Head road, complimenting their roommate, Miss Bette Flenniken of Buffalo, N. Y., and Honolulu, who recently made known her approaching marriage to Ensign Spencer Smith. Sharing honors was Miss Lee FitzGerald of Los Angeles, Fiancee of James Geever of the same city. Honolulu friends of Miss Fitz-Gerald tendered her a long dis- tance shower, bringing typicaliy Hawaiian gifts to be sent to hro on the mainland. Word of Miss Becks ehgagement was announced to the surprised guests when Messengers Boppity and Carroll Robbins, son and daughter of Lieut, and Mrs. B. A. Robbins, passed navy dispatches with the official communication. This method of announcement was particularly effective as Miss Beck is employed by the 14tn naval district. Pearl Harbor navy yard. Among those bidden were many Ventura county young women now on Oahu island, including Miss Betty Lou Bonestel of Ventura, Miss Janice Daly and Miss Claire Ramseur of Ojai, Mrs. Dorothy Petre Hanly, Mrs. Charles Maher (Mabel Janet Backus) and Mrs. John Bradley Berry (Anne McGrath), a recent bride, all of Oxnard. The Nyland-Beck wedding is planned to carry out an Hawaiian theme with native musicians play-T-ing the bridal chants of old Hawaii. A luau (feast) will follow the rites which are to be performed by a navy chaplain at sunset m the garden of the bride-to-bes home. Attendants are to be announced later. Miss Beck attended Oxnard union high school, Santa Barbara state college and Mount St. Marys college for women at Bel-Air, where she affiliated with Kappa Delta Chi sorority. Ensign Nyland is a former student of University of Arizona where he was a member of Kappa Psi fraternity. Miss Beck and Miss Weaver went to Honolulu last August with a group of Southland young women on a Honolulu Houseparty and remained to take positions with the government. They have made their home with Mrs. D. Hamilton du Page, who has one of the show-places in Honolulu, since shortly after their arrival in the Islands. Miss Beck was recently pictured in Look magazine with the Rob- a bins children who were featured i a lay-out on navy youngsters. A 4 4 4 J Aluminum is made from bauxite ore. shion demands. America was presented by an octet of men and women students during the finale, after, which the audience sang The Star Spangled Banner, led by Miss Addie Belle Long, music instructor. EPIPI1YLLEUMS Make the Ideal Gift for MOTHER'S DAT No other flower can equal the brilliancy, indescense and wide range of color found in these flowers Cut flowers for corsages and plants and flowers may be had at reasonable prices. Visitors Are Welcome Thousands of Plants in Full Bloom Now. Open Week Days and Evenings, Mondays by Appointment. VENTURA EPIPHYLLEUMS CARDENS MRS. W. D. MONMONIER 153 McFarlane Drive, Ventura. to 1 iser Co y,tV P V t

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