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   Bakersfield Californian (Newspaper) - November 4, 1963, Bakersfield, California                                For the first time in its history, Bakersfield College Theater Lab has invited adults from the community to join with the regular day students of the college in the production of a play. The first procduction of this new group, the Evening Division of Bakersfield College Theater Lab, will be "Ring Round the Moon" by Jean Anouilh. The cast of this sparkling French farce includes., five Bakersfield College students, one from Fresno State Residence Center, three teachers and two adults from the business world. Robert Chapman, director, says "This new program gives us an opportunity to pick a much more balanced cast, and gives our younger students a chance to work with experienced actors as part of their education in the theatre." The teachers -who are participating 'in the production have all had extensive backgrounds in amateur theatre. Harry Loumea, English teacher and drama director at Arvin High, is familiar to Bakersfield audiences because of his preformances as male lead in "Send Me No Flowers." Jack Hicks, who teaches a' first grade class at Casa Loma School, has been active in Community Theatre. Although she is teaching home economics in the county schools this year, Judith Wiese has taught English and drama and has acted in a number of productions in the Bay area. Lo-dema Kitchen is working toward an elementary teaching credential   at   Fresno   State Residence   Center.   She   has acted with University of California and Bakersfield Community theatres. Winston Rust is probably the most experienced actor in the cast He acted in many Bakersfield College productions when he was a student here, participated in plays-at the University of Oregon,- acted in Bak-see farce-page M to be -CaUforaUn Photo As Pi Beta Phi will celebrate its centennory in four years, plans for a new century of service were sketched by Mrs'. George French, Sacramento, pictured center at an alumnae luncheon, here, recently. Mrs. James Turtle, vice president and Mrs. Tod Harding, president, right, were among club members greeting the province alumnae president. Pi Beta hear of century Phi Alumnae plans for of service Tyler Macdonald has chosen the topic, "The Myth of Twelve," for his talk at Bakersfield Branch, American Association of University Women, .Tuesday, NovJ 12, at 8 p.m. at Bakersfield Inn. As senior vice president and marketing director of the firm, Hixson and Jorgensen, Inc., Southern California's largest advertising agency, Macdonald addresses many thousands of business-, men each year throughout the country. He is also a frequent guest lecturer to advanced marketing and sales classes at western colleges and universities. A graduate of University of Southern California, Macdon-ald received the Distinguished . Salesmen's Award (The Sammy Award) from Los Angeles Sales Executives. In 1961, he was a featured speaker at the National Sales Executives' International Marketing Congress: USC bestowed on him one of its rare alumni mem- Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club recently entertained Mrs. George French, Sacramento, at a luncheon meeting at the home of Mrs. John Green. Mrs. French is Province vice president in charge of alumnae activities. Following-lunch Mrs. French spoke informally on projected plans for the fraternity's "second century of service. Pi Beta Phi will celebrate its 100th birthday in 1967. Proposals for a centennial project will be voted on at the Empress Hotel in Victoria, B.C., during the 1964 June convention. The project most widely accepted at this time is that of supporting a college level institution at Gatlinburg, Tenn., where Pi Beta Phi founded a Settlement School more than 50 years ago. The school, originally founded to teach members of the community arts and crafts, later extended its aid to the elementary and secondary levels. In 1930 the latter facilities were turned over to the county at a dollar a year rental. For 18 years University of Tennessee has given college credits for students completing the arts and crafts summer program which has been offered through a Settlement School summer workshop. The proposed college level facility would emphasize the field of arts and crafts, and would depend on cooperation with University of Tennessee in attaining ultimate full accreditation within a period of four or more years. In addition to Mrs. Green, and the honor guest, Mrs. French, those attending the meeting were Miss Dorothy Gibson and the Mesdames R. W. Beard, John Bidart, David Blggar, John Dermody, Morton D'Evelyn, Stanford Eschner, Tod Harding, George Holm-quist, Lewis Mahoney, George Newcomer, Max Newman, Lennart Palme, William Payn-ter. Evert Pickerel, J. Howard Porter, John Shipman, James Tuttle, and Thomas H. Werdel. Mrs. Tod Harding, president, announced that there will be no Settlement School tea and sale this year, but persons wishing to order articles may do so by calling Mrs. John Bidart. Pi Beta Phi is a member of Kern Panhellenic. -Caniondaa Photo Glamorous decorations will express the "Persian Fantasy" theme of the dance being sponsored by Gamma Beta Chapter, Alpha Zeta Beta Sorority, Saturday at Elks Clubhouse. Hors d'oeuvres will be served from 9 to 10, and buffet supper at midnight. Proceeds will benefit Sound Barriers, parent group for deaf children. Workers include the Mesdames Eddie Lopes, Maurice Wahl, Robert Mettler and Newell Johnson. Public support is invited. Bids may be had from Mrs. Johnson, 871-1142, or from Mrs. Woody Lewis. cWmmi cIff Sakfrfifirlri (Califonttan Monday, Nov. 4, 1963 9 Retired teachers back from pleasure-packed bus travels; sojourn 6 weeks in 32 states TYLER MACDONALD berships in the ail-university men's honorary society. Scull and Dagger, in recognition of his service to the university and the community in 196L On Tuesday evening, Macdonald will present an analysis of the buyer's motives, explain how marketing people use these motives, describe trends in consumer habits, and project see talk-page 15 Believed to have been unique in many respects, a bus tour of 10,000 miles into 32 states, Canada and the District of Columbia, concluded Wednesday for 32 retired teachers who are all more than 60 years of age. Virginia Willson, unpaid if not unsung, was the tour director and under her guidance the sojourners report six weeks of unalloyed travel-pleasure. Favorite experiences, a subjective matter always, range from a visit with Lois Smith People, parties Suppressed desire theme will spark Squire, Dames' dance -calif onion Photo The clubhouse was the setting for a handsomely appointed party honoring' new Woman's Club members Wednesday. Pictured from left are Mrs. J. Bruce Payne, Mrs. Glenn Wallace, Mrs. Fred Payne, Mrs. Marger Apsit, Mrs. Charles Conklin, club president, and Mrs. Richard Leask, party chairman. Mrs. Payne Sr., past president, presented her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Fred Payne as a new member. Mrs. Wallace was her daughter's co-chairman. "Are  you  really a  devil under that facade of respectability? Always had a yen to be a Mata Hari instead of a housewife? Be a bum instead of a business man? Here's an opportunity to reveal those submerged impulses: Squires and Dames costume party, 'Suppressed Desire.'" This is the word from members of the board, Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Ford, president, as preparations get under way for the dinner dance to be held Saturday at Stockdale Country Clubhouse. Jack Monan's orchestra has been engaged to supply music. Dinner will be served M 9. Paper abstracts, non-o'jjective paintings, out-of-this world sculpture will be used in decorations. First Nighters plan activities for "Belt5 Ushering and varied hospitality were discussed when First Nighters convened at Bakersfield Community Theater Playhouse for a meeting presided over by Mrs. Hal Reinhardt recently. By-law revisions were presented by Mrs. W. S. Hawk Jr., chairman of the revision committee. Forthcoming activities will include ushering for "Rape of the Belt" the next production of Bakersfield Community Theater; providing refreshments for the champagne reception to be held following the opening night performance for cast and play-goers in con-, junction with the Bakersfield Community Theater Board; and providing refreshments for the cast on the evening of dress rehearsal. Mrs. Phillip L. White is chairman of cast refreshments -assisted by the Mesdames Richard Alexander, George Gill, Richard Hosking, Robert Kitchen, Doug Minner and John Mossman. Members present for the meeting were the Mesdames. Robert Kitchen, George Gill, Keith Spaulding, Roland Adams, Doug Minner, Dan Gimble, Bob Self, W. S. Hawk Jr., Hal Reinhardt, Salvatore Oddo, William Thompson, Gordon Slater, Furman Gieg, Richard Leask, Robert Bovee, Richard Alexander, Bruce Stickler, Sherwood Schwartz, George Higgins and Glen Piland. Friedman program expected to appeal to variety of tastes Persons who yearn to get congratulating the talent coi CAROLYN FAYE WALKER Persons who yearn to get away from rock and roll, and are surfeited with 'music' involving noises of everything from fruit juice blenders to airplane propellors, have been Inter-holiday ceremony will unite couple David M. Anderson will claim Carolyn Faye Walker as his bride Saturday evening, Dec. 28, at Freewill Baptist Church, 2236 East California Ave., it was announced today by Carolyn's mother, Mrs. Pearl Walker, 2215 Larcus St David is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Anderson, 11016 Santa Ana St, Lamont An alumnus of Arvin High School, he is now serving in the U. S. Marine Corps at ElToro base, Santa Ana. Carolyn attended East Bakersfield High SchooL congratulating the talent committee of Kern County Musical Association on procuring violinist Erick Friedman. And they have been commenting upon the diversity and quality of his selections, which include the Bach "Adagio and Fugue", "Sonata in A Major," (Franck); "Poeme Mystique," E. Block); "Legende" (H. Wieniawski) "Havanaise", (Saint-Saens) and "Tzigane," (Ravel). Friedman will be heard tonight at 8:30 pjm. at Harvey Auditorium, as the opening program of a brilliant series. Tickets may be bad today at Glenn's Music Store, and tonight at the box office. Friedman and his accompanist will be the guests of Kern County Musical Association board at a post-concert gathering at the home of, Mr. and Mrs. Fremont Schmieder, in Stockdale. The informal party is for board members and their ladies and escorts. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stinkard, chairmen, arc being assisted by the Messrs. and Mesdames Frank Stramler, James Holiday, David Kofahl and Jean Philipp. The Fords note that thrte dances remain on the Squires and Dames' 1963-1964 calendar, after "Supressed Desire": the Christmas formal dinner danc? Dec. 21, guest night March 14. and the spring formal dinner dance May 16. Serving on the board with the Fords are Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Shelton, vice president; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Armstrong, secretary-treasurer; Mr. and Mrs. James French, assistant secretary-treasurer; Mr. and Mrs. James Holliday, decorations; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Urner, pub-, licity; and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Cassady, advisors. New members who will be introduced at Saturday's dance are the Messrs. and Mesdames Jack Brown, Morris Harrison, Albert T. Ingalls, Hal Hannah, Rufe Akers, Don West Julienne Jensen, Toby Sears, Parker Peacock, Jim Ban-ducci, Mike O'Meara, Bill Brady and Bruce Wyand. Tagus Ranch was the setting for the recent Founder's Day celebration of Kappa Delta Sorority. Bakersfield members met with alumnae members from Tulare, Fresno and Madera. Luncheon was served in the banquet room. The antique furnishings of the room were in keeping with the table decorations. The luncheon table was decorated with white roses arranged in antique cut glass bowls, silver candelabra were placed on both sides of a large Kappa Delta Pin. Members present attended university in Ohio, Iowa, Washington, Colorado, Nebraska, Mis-sissipi, California and Oregon. Vivian Turner, president of the Fresno group, discussed Founders Day and announced the annual December Smorgasbord dinner and dance, extend- ing invitations to local members. Sue Berardi, president of the Bakersfield   group,   read   a see people-page 13 Gates, former teacher at East High School now living in Superior, Wis., to driving through the colorful Maine woods, attending "Enter Laughing" on Broadway in New York, sharing a tour of the White House (which included more rooms than are opened to regular tours), and hearing "Flower Drum Song" at a Las Vegas floor show. Others hold out for Mt. Vernon, Arlington, Monticello and the coast trip to St. Augustine and Miami Beach, a portion of the trip upon which some went to Key West and others took a boat through the Everglades as most outstanding. A favorite highlight was the coast trip to St. Petersburg, Tallahassee and New Orleans, with dinner at An-toines. And gala also proved travel through Texas to Carlsbad Caverns and a farewell dinner party in Flagstaff where members of the group provided impromptu entertainment. Some who had not seen Yellowstone Park and Mount Rushmore felt the days passed in those areas, along with Salt Lake City, were near the head of the list. And others were most impressed with Hospitality House, a retired teachers' home in Minneapolis, where the group was royally received. The government buildings and embassies in Ottawa where the travelers visited following Chicago and Toronto intrigued everyone. The former teachers were also impressed by several other details apart from the spots visited : "Because the fall coloring was at its height, the weather ideal (only rain was outside Niagara on the Canadian side), the health and spirits soaring, the people friendly and cooperative, and the expenses low, we feel that the experience was 100 per cent successful," a spokesman said. Those taking the trip in addition to the driver, Herbert Schmidli, Fresno, with Greyhound bus 75S8. were the Messrs. and Mesdames Otto Asperger. Ernest Collins. Ray Cross, Irving Lane. Forest Lynn, and Milton Perkins; the see travels-page 10 -California-- Photo An opportunity to "unsuppress" a suppressed desire is being offered members of Squires and Dames Dance Club. They're being invited to wear a costume revealing hidden desires to a dinner party Saturday at Stockdale Country Club. It appears that Mrs. David Kofahl has always wanted to be a football player, Mrs. James Holliday, an adagio dancer, Mrs. O. A. Stinkard, a millionairess and Mrs. John Phillip Jr., a tennis star.   

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