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Oxnard Press-Courier (Newspaper) - April 11, 1959, Oxnard, California OXNARD SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 1959 W omens BENEFIT COCKTAITj PARTY Mount Saint Mary's Alumni decorations committee, Mrs. Floyd Miller, Mrs. Mary Ellen Meade and Mrs. Chris Coolurls, making final plans for the %nnual benefit cocktail party to take place next Saturday, April 18. at the barbecue house of the Mike Vujovich home from 6 till midnight. Invitations are out for the affair, proceeds of which will go to the college. Photo and Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Brew- will entertain at a benefit sard party tonight at their home, proceeds to go to the Multiple Sclerosis Fund. Among those invited' are Messrs. and Mmes. Dan Hart- man, James McMillan, Charles Hitibits, Tom Cram, Jack Ful- leerson, Ray L-iddle, Craig Reese, fora Griffin, Russell Griffin and Maulhardt. Mrs. Edward Beckman was the guest of honor at a stork shower at the home of Mrs. Pete Chase, Thursday night. Assisting Mrs. Chase as host- tee was Mrs. Charles Starbard. A giant stucco stork stood guard over the gifts, -one >of which was a baby stroller, from1 coworkers of the honored guest. Arrangements of iris, gladi- olas and marigolds decorated the refreshment table. Invited were Mmes. Joseph Palozzi, Rich, Cain, Ray Baker, Junior Harman, Albert Waters, Elza Rutherford, Kenneth Ham- mond, E. E.' Beckman, Bernard Hammer, Yvonne Elizanda, 'Bet- Mrs. Lewis Terry entertained at a dessert card party at her home Wednesday evening. Attending were Mmes. Ray- mond Brooks, Burley Pullen, Jack Marble, Lon Terry, Robert Rodgers, Leland Terry and John Golden and Miss Georgina Pullen. ty Calhoun, Keith Deckleman a square dance, May 16. Sally Royce, Donald Jessup, Inez Peterson, Pat Jamleson, and Richard Morrison. Also Misses -Lela Focareta, Elizabeth Beckman, Linda Chase, and Marsha Baker. Mr. and Mrs. John Cpnrpy left last week for St. Louis, Mo., where Mr. Conroy, chief engi- neer at St. Johns Hospital, will speak with hospital consultants on hospital construction. It will be in the nature of a "Postman's Holiday" for Mr. Conroy who will attend a school in Cleveland, Ohio, for a week Later the family will vacation In Florida and return by the way pot-luck luncheon at the home of Phoenix, Ariz., and San Diego, visiting Mercy Hospitals en route. of Mrs. 0. G. Means, April 1. Mrs. Barker, who founded the Southskle Garden Club, is mov- ing to Sunnyvale, Calif. Among those attending were Mmes. Jess Hencley, R. E. Holmes, Arthur. Pabst, Karl Kunz, Robert Shoemaker, Clif- ford Payne, G. E. Townsend 5 at the home of Mrs. W. Law Mrs. R. H. Barker was the guest of honor at a farewell PTA Notes DRIFFILJi At a meeting of the executive board of the Driffill PTA, Tues- day, John Gessford, scout execu- tive from Santa Paula, spoke about reorganizing scouts in the rea. Norbert Soares spoke about plans for the next PTA meeting, Tuesday. The subject will be civilian defense. The board decided to sponsor It will be open to the public. Guests at the meeting were Mmes. M. Lara, H. Murphy and J. Hedges. They will be mem- bers of the board next year. BRITTELL An open house will be held at Brittell School April 29 from 7 to p.m. Cookies and coffee will be sold, and a cake sale will be conducted in the school foyer. Announcement of the open house was made by Mrs. Thomas Boyd, ways and means chair- man, at a meeting of the Brittell PTA executive board Wednes- day night in the home of Mrs. Henry Muller. Officers will be installed at the next meeting, May 21. Nur- sery care will be provided in the kindergarten room. UewA of H WIVES Officers were elected at a luncheon meeting of the Ven- tura County Lawyers' Wives Club Wednesday at the Pierpont Inn. They are Mrs. Richard Love, president; Mrs. Hurt Henson, first president; Mrs. Glenn Carman, second vice president; Mrs. Kalph McCarthy, treasurer; Mrs. Marvin Lewis, recording secretary; Mrs. Bruce Johnston, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Neil Heily, parliamentarian; and Mrs. David Drapeau, member at large. Plans were discussed for the installation dinner dance at Ojai Valley Inn, May 8. present were Mines. John Marshall, Loyal Frazier, Karl Dame, H. F. Rosenmund, B. Freeman, Stacy Bates, Charles Blackstock, H. Frank Orr, W. Mark Durley, Ben Nord- man, Robert Willard, and Heily, McCarthy, Carman, Henson, Love, and Johnston. Mrs. Ernest Tongish was guest. OXNAKU BEACH WOMKN'H CMJB Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hoffman will show slides on a Japanese festival ami Japanese living at meeting of the Oxnard Beach Women's Club, Tuesday, p.m. at TRANSATLANTIC BRIDES AND PARENTS An auction was held at a meeting of 'the Transatlantic Brides and Parents Association Tuesday at the home of Mrs. A. E. Boclen, Ventura. Mrs. Jack Marble was in charge of the program. Mrs. J. Neil Dawson assisted Mrs. Zoden as hostess. and Frank Wald. I Oxnard. Camp at 8 Girls building at Oxnard Beach. Hostesses will be Mrs. William Lane and Mrs. Sammie Perkins. AAl'W, OXNARD BRANCH Officers of the newly-formed Oxnard Branch of the Ameu- can Association of University Women were elected Thursday at a meeting at the home of Mrs. Jim Dovey Jr. Elected were Mrs. Dovey, president; Miss Frances Haney, first vice president; Mrs. Duane Garber, second vice president; Miss Helen Coad, secretary; and Miss Ann Colding, treasurer. Installation will take place at a luncheon meeting at Kit's Palomino restaurant, May 16, at 12 p.m. By-laws were submitted and approved. Branch officers, chairmen, and members are invited to at- tend the state convention at the Ambassador Hotel in Los An- geles May 7-0. AAUW, VENTURA BRANCH Mrs. Eve Blake was the speaker at a meeting of the Ventura Branch of the Araeri- PASHION SHOW AND FLOWER EXHIBIT was staged by the Welcome Wagon Club of Oxnard, Thursday, at Kit's Palomino rest- aurant. Members shown modeling are Mmes. Charles Pike, Lloyd A. Burrows Jr., and Karl Dame. .1 a. aa iiuoicon. The next meeting will be May can Association of University Women at the Richard Haydock School, Tuesday. The topic was "Why Grow She described techniques for keeping alive, insuring a happy and .pro- ductive maturity. Members of the Oxnard area furnished the dessert. Proceeds will be contributed to the build- ing fund. A bingo party will take place Thursday at the Santa Barbara lutual building in Ventura at ;30. The charge is The Junior Section is having card party May 6. A breakfast will be held May at the Ojai Valley Inn. Welcome Wagon Club Has Fashion Show: Members' Flowers Decorate Luncheon ROMPING STOMI'ERS The Romping Stompers Square Dance Club will meet tonight at Haydock School. The caller will be Carl Nel- on All Intermediate level quare dancers are Dancing will be from p.m. Miss Guth Weds R. M. Crawford In Santa Maria Miss Rosalie Marie Guth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank j Guth of Santa Maria, was join- 1 ed in marriage, Wednesday, to R. M. Crawford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milborn Crawford of Orosi, Calif. The Guths are former residents of Oxnard. Sister-in-law of the bride, Mrs- K- T: Woodruff was ap-iring ceremony April 4 at the Mrs. Edward E. Nciteel by Jeff Holland HARRINGTON Norma Harrington PTA members voted to join the Ox- nard PTA Council at a meeting at the school Tuesday evening. The PTA Council will be organ- ized on April 16. Following adjournment, new- Miss Esperanza Garcia Weds Edward E. Neitzel Miss Esperanza Garcia, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Ascencion Garcia became the bride of Ed- ly elected officers and chairmen [ward E. Neitzel, son of Mr. and D e r w o o d Neitzel of jWhittemore, Iowa, in a double- remained for board. a meeting of the'Mrs. 01 inc DllCie '6 Mrs. James Guth of Oxnard chairman a special I Santa Clara Church. matron of honor. Mr. Guth contribution of packaged goods j The Rev. James i. Keller of the bride was be donated by PTA board-performed the ceremrny. man. members to the Oxnard liSO.j The bride, who was given in i Following the ceremony, ai Monday is the deadline for dc-; marriage by her father, wore a reception and dinner was of contributions to Mrs. i sheath gown of white lace over I Woodruff at her home, 333 E.'satin, with a chapel length over- Paul Greigner of Ventura was best man. Walt Clement, Walter Zinn and Dwight Lynch o Iowa, were ushers. A reception at the Crown Club Hall followed the cere- mony. Miss Diane Kahn and Blanche Bonham assisted. By Margaret McGinnls The Welcome Wagon Club of Oxnard staged a fashion show iescribed techniques anci flower exhibit at a luncheon the rnind and spirit Thursday, at Kit's Pal- omino restaurant. During the business session Mrs. George T. Mealer outlined plans for a proposed visit 'to Farmer's Market and a televi- sion show in Los Angeles. The group will leave from the Com- munity Center on C street at 9 a.m., April 29, and return around invited. to 4 p.m. Mrs. Mealer is still tak- PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION The annual dessert bridge jenefit of the Ventura County r'anhellenic Association took ilace Saturday at the Ventura Recreation Center with 140 wo- men attending. The proceeds will be used for a scholarship for further educa- tion of a county girl. Serving on the benefit com- mittee were Mrs. David Newby, Mrs.' Troels Udsen, and Mrs, Keith' Barnard. ing reservations, which can be made by calling HUnter 6-7224. Plans for the formation of a garden club were discussed by Mrs. Vernon Langenbeck. As an incentive to members who are Hwing in rentals to take an in- terest in their gardens, all the table decoration were done by members, bringing horne-grown flowers. Novelly Floral Arrangements Tall vases of roses, square-cut containers with indoor plants pot-bellied bowls bulging with bronze marigolds, and baskets nd buckets brimming with ev- ry type of flower imaginable .ecorated the luncheon tablss. The flowers, along with the pring hats and dresses of the vomen attending; lent a festive tmosphere to the fashion show Among the new fashion ideas was a polka dotted dress with a cardigan sweater appliqued with polka dots to match. Solids and houndstooth checks were prevalent in the daytime dresses and suits, shown by models, Mmes. Carl Dame, Leslie A. Clark, Charles A. Pike, L. A. Burrows and Gerald Bittl and Miss Mickey Mercer. Mrs. Ralph Klein introduced the program. Mrs. Langenbeck and Mrs. Ralph E. McCarthy were chairman of the luncheon, and Mrs. Robert Thomas acted as hostess. SOROPTISHST CLUB Members of the Soroptimisl Club of Oxnard approved of con- tributing to the Monday Club building fund at a meeting Wed- nesday at the Colonial House. There were two birthday "cup cakes" for Dr. Harriette S. Gil- les, president; and for Miss Llda Ann Martin. Members will bring food pack- ages to the next meeting, Wed nesday at the Colonial House, fo the USD. Dr. Gilles, Mrs. Paul Pyeatt Sr The bridal couple left im- and Mrs' Howard Kleine wil the Santa Maria Inn. The couple will make their I Olive street. horns in Santa Maria. trimmed with Chantilly I Open house will be held at [lace. Her fingertip length veil Harrington School, April of illusion silk fell from a crown 'from to U p.m. seed pearls. She carried a i Martinez, school principal, an- cascade bouquet of white car- jnounced that the public is and rosebuds. to visit Oxnard schools! Miss Natalie Gamino of bimi during Public Schools Week. iwas maid of honor. Miss Al- In a message of welcome tolberta Bonham of Lone Pine, the newly elected officers Prin-ijlisii Margie Tepezano of Simi, Martinez emphasized that'and Miss Man- Ann Pitts of made by Mrs. Irene welfare of the children isil'orterville wore bridesmaids, at a meeting of the Soulhsideitho main concern of the attendants wore gowns of Garden Club, Tuesday, at lhe PTA. ipiuk lace over taffeta and car- mediately for a honeymoon in Sequoia and Yosemite National parks. The bride is a graduate of Ventura College. The bride- groom is stationed with the Navy at Point Mugu. attend the district meeting to day in Los Angeles. A regional meeting will b held at Coronado, April 24-26. CU, SOUTHSIDE GARDEN CLUB Floral arrangements home of Mrs. George Anderson. Hiss Marie Mathis assisted. On the committee arranging.ried bouquets of pink carna- the PTA board party to be held lions and roses. Veronica Cas- tflrs. Desfosses donated the I in llle latter part of Mny are tani'da of Santa Paula and Rose arrangements to the dub. Harold Sclmehardt. Martinez of Oxnard, were R. H. Barker was in charge of :Loiselle, .less Rivera, Bob Prince, if lower girls, the program. lAvnos Shlve ami Nestor Micha-'" Members present were limes, jlerako. .1. L. Corts, Jess Hencley, K. K.I Also attending were limes. Holmes, 0. G. Means, Arthur Bert Alton Jr., T. C. Loving, Bill Pabst, Karl W. Kunz, Robert Craven, Darold Urwiller, Bruce Khewmaker, Clifford Elmer Ktroed, Marvin (i. E. Townsend, Frank Foster Gilbody, current Harold Hislop and Barker. members of the PTA board; Guests were Mmes. William'Bruce McLemcn. and Mmes, MeKvoy, Kric Linkewitz, D. K. j Curtis Munson, Robert Twiford, Forbes, Leland Guycr, J. L. Bobbins, K. 0. Halloway, Young Jr., Weir H. Bauer, Wil-1 Charles Roid, .lames Hart, in- llam Miller, George ShewmakerJ coming board members. James Rule, Bill Jennings, James Bell, and .lack Birdsong.i The Alaskan influence has Also, Mrs. Gladys Douglas, Mrs. pono to the heart! An Alaskan .Mattie Means, and Airs. Roberta rock garden is tiip inspiration for !Barker. cap of petal loaves and fnvRot- The nwct meeting will be at bomt of Mrt. Wald. me-nots. Snowy ermine tails are Ihs finishing touches. WURLITZER PIANO RENTAL P1AN Toilor-made for the thrifty family budget fmliirH it yriii rlwire lo SLATER MUSIC CO. 1S56 E. Main St. Ml. 3-6113 VENTURA WE FIATURE StaHu Like Garment Manufacturers Do! Featuring AMERICAN CLEANERS 418 So. B Steet HU 3-15M BAND BOX ESQUIRE CLEANERS ftt nit latil Mt Ritir 1m i Stt t" tf n" mini tit 30 Gal. Glass Lined 1 0 Year Guarantee NOTHING DOWN per Month YU BETA'S PLUMBING 210 C.kmli HU 1-4112 Fulure Meetings Mrs. Louise King will be the Charles Harrison, Frances Shaw, John W. Russell, De Vere Pri-> meau, Andrew Dondero, William C. Rhodes, Donald E. Finch, Eugene Walker, Robert W. Thomas, Marshall C. Burgess, Sydney Fairbanks Jr., Ray John- son, F. S. Le Buda and D. L. An- derson. Also attending were Mines. George T. Gilbert, Grace 0. Hop- kins, A. Rook, .1. W. Mallow, N. H. Amegard, John F. Corey, Ernest McCord, Keith D. Ed- holm, George C. Hafner, Mrs. E. E. Rudorff, Muvia Randolph, Pat Autry, Normadean Self, Ar- thur Hoffekl and Louise D. King.; And, Mmes. Virgil Pay-ton, E. H. Yeygor Jr., William C. Hall, hostess at' an afternoon card w' R pau, w_ gmith; party at her home, April 15. Also'that afternoon will be the get-together of members inter- ested in forming a garden club, a home projects club and a sew- ing circle. This group will meet at the home of Mrs. Langenbeck. Fred Tiemyer, P. W. Olt, Eu- gene L. Craig, Glenn F. Wilson Shannon, Vito J. Gus- taff, Frank Ohmes .Jr., Paul Hooge, Dave Walsh, Jerraul W. Ramsey, Joseph Cochrane, Jack Pefle'y D. B. Bolstad, Ernest An evening card party. isjparizo Donald H. 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