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Thursday. May 13r 1815
In the Social Realm
Soda Springs Dance.
Residents of the Soda Springs dis
trict and several parties from town
enjoyed a jolly evening of dancing at
Soda Springs last Saturday evening.
Civic Improvement Club.
The Civic Improvement Club met
at the library building last Tuesday
afternoon and transacted a goodly
amount of important business.
The ladies find that the pennants
with the Ashland slogan on them are
almost gone and wish to Impress the
fact that any one wishing one should
phone In their order to Mrs. Whitney
A committee was appointed to con
fer with the council or the street com
mittee as to the matter of cleaning
some of the paved streets, which look
as if they had never been swept.
Everyone who has one of the slogan
rennants is requested to display it on
their car or some one else's car at the
depot Saturday. All the ladies are
requested to turn out to greet the
Ohio delegation who will arrive that
day and are urged to bring an armful
of flowers. Ashland intends to give
the Ohio visitors a royal welcome and
the ladies will surely be there to do
Mesdames Briggs, Banta, Cambers,
Leavltt and Rocho were chosen as
delegates to the district convention to
be held at Medford.
All owners of flower gardens are
urged to keep the flower show which
the ladies are planning for next fall,
in mind, and keep their flowers up.
The ladies Intend to make the flower
show a big affair and need the help
of all flower growers.
Auxiliary Names Home.
The largest and most enthusiastic
meeting of the" Auxiliary Club was
held at Ivy Cottage, the new home of
the club, Tuesday evening. The earl
ier part of the evening was taken up
with business matters,, followed by
a short program, after which a social
time was enjoyed by those present.
Ivy Cottage is assuming a very home
like appearance, due to fresh paint
and new furniture. Mrs. Lamkin
spoke of .the meeting of the District
Federation of Clubs, which is to be
held in Medford the latter part of the
month, and Miss Lillian Patterson,
Mrs. E. II. Bush, Mrs. A. II. Pracht
and Mrs. A. V. Boslough were ap
pointed as delegates to represent the
Auxiliary. Several new members
were received. The next meeting
will be held at the club house Tues
day evening, May 23.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Butler were in
attendance upon a most enjoyable
anclng party given by the West Side
Club organization of Medford, Tues
day evening. "
Trinity Girls' Club.
The Trinity Church Girls Club held
profitable meeting Tuesday evening
at the Parish house. A good time was
enjoyed and plans were laid for an
entertainment to bo given in the near
The Hikers' Club tramped all over
the Wright creek section last Friday,
paying a number of formal calls upon
prominent ranchers' families on the
way. The customary lunch was de
voured amid sylvan surroundings and
an Important business session was
held In a like environment. Mrs. Jes
sie Rondeau was admitted to full
membership, having met every quali
fication attendant upon a ten-mile
hike. The next meeting will be held
with Mrs. V. A. Stewart. 72 Union
Notwithstanding the showery
weather the Grizzlies Hiking Club of
Medford made their regular trip Sun
day, the committee in charge for the
occasion, which consisted of Miss Da
vis, Miss Ptuney, Mr. Moore and Mr.
Putney, having chosen the upper
Ashland canyon as the district to be
explored. Stops were made at varl
ous points of interest, among which
were the power house, the falls in
Ashland creek and the intakes of the
city water system; and on the return
a part of Ashland's new scenic boule
vard was traversed, from which the
view of mountain, valley and city
proved most beautiful and inspiring
Before the party turned homeward
the committee spread a bountiful
lunch. -The outing ended with the
general expression of opinion, by the
many who were fortunate enough to
. make the trip, that Ashland canyon
is a beauty spot of which not only
the city of Ashland but all of south
ern Oregon should be intensely proud.
The lecture given by Mr. Will C
Hodge of San Diego, Cal., at the Tern
pie of Truth last Sunday evening was
well received by a large and appreci
ative audience, so much so that Mr
Hodge has been asked to remain over
another Sunday and deliver one more
lecture, which he has kindly consent
ed to do. His subject will be "What
Has Spiritualism to Offer in Lieu of
the Dogmas of Christianity?" This
no doubt, will be interesting.' All
are cordially Invited. Sunday even
ing, 8 p. m., May 16.
Klks' Dance Tonight.
The final of the series of Elks' in
formal dances which have been en
joyed by the local lodge members dur
ing the past winter is to be tonight.
All Elks and their ladles are urged
to come as an especially good time Is
promised. A seven-piece orchestra
will furnish music.
If you want to hear a good lecture
on "new lines" go to the Temple next
Sunday evening, May 16. It
Visit Near Itunrom Sunday.
A jolly party motored over into th
Applegate country to the vicinity of
Buncom, where they paid a visit to
Miss Luclle Barber, an Ashland girl
who is teaching a country school in
that district. Several showers and
a blowout were incidents which added
to rather than detracted from th
enjoyment of the day. Those wh
made the trip were Misses "Margaret
Siemantel and Cherry Sharkey, and
Messrs. Howard Barrett, Roy McDan
iel and Billy Briggs.
Delegates to Portland.
Mrs. D. Perozzi and Mrs. W. W
Ussher left Wednesday for Portland.
The ladies are local delegates to the
National Convention of Mothers' So
cieties which is being held -In that
The Bridge Whist Club.
The Bridge Whist Club held their
final meeting of the season at the
home of Mrs. C. M. Sumers at 129
Laurel street Friday evening. De
licious refreshments were served and
a pleasant evening spent at cards.
The Wednesday Afternoon ( Club
spent a pleasant afternoon : at the
home of Mrs. V. A. Stuart yesterday.
After the regular business meeting
the ladies tried their artistic talent in
tearing what was supposed to be pa
per animals. The contest was quite
exciting and after much deliberation
the judges decided that Miss Greer
and Mrs. Dewltt were the real artists,
and Mrs. Dewitt was the successful
prize winner when cuts were drawn.
While Mrs. Stuart and Mrs. Barne-
burg, served dainty refreshments, Mrs.
Drake and Mrs. Robertson thoroughly
pleased their audience with piano selections.
Modern Woodmen. -The
Modern Woodmen of Talent
meet on Thursday evening, May 13,
and have invited Ashland and Med
ford neighbors to participate. There
will be a class initiation, followed by
a social to which the ladles, are in
Ashland Girls in Reed Play.
Two Ashland girls, the Misses Ruth
Shoudy and Josephine Saunders, have
assignments in the cast of "Every
woman's Road," a morality play
which will be presented in connection
with the commencement exercises of
Reed College in Portland June 1 and
2. The place woman should occupy
in modern society Its dealt with In
the story, which is original with a
member of the faculty. The cast -includes
120 women students. On the
above dates the National Federation
of Women's Clubs will meet In Port
land and the play will be given under
the patronage of the Drama League
and the Oregon Federation of Wom
en's Clubs. In the cast Miss Saunders
has been assigned the part of "Flame
of Life" in "The Speaking Voices,"
and Miss Shoudy represents a negro
slave in "The Woman on the Road."
West Side Pni-ent-Teachers.
The regular May meeting of "the
West Side Parent-Teacher Association
has been postponed from the third to
the fourth Tuesday in the month,. It
will be held Tuesday, May 25, at the
school building. The association will
hear the report of Mrs. D. Perozzi,
the delegate to the National Conven
tion of Mothers to be held in Portland
The engagement of Miss Norma
M inkier of this city to Charles Ward,
a student at Oberlin Divinity College,
has been received here. The couple
attended Pacific University together.
Miss Minkler is most popular in Ash
land and as a pianist was much in
demand at social functions and musi
cales. The wedding is to be held
May 26, according to report.
' Campfiie Dinner.
The second year cooking class from
the high school enjoyed an outdoor
dinner on the campus last Monday.
An elegant picnic dinner was cooked
In approved camp style over a fire.
The agricultural class's gardens were
raided for vegetables.
Entertains in Honor of Mother..
Mrs. L. Dodge entertained a num
ber of friends last Thursday after
noon, the occasion being in honor of
her mother, Mrs. L. Edwards of Long
Beach, who has been visiting at the
Loom is home during the past two
months. Dainty refreshments were
served and a pleasant afternoon spent
with needlework and conversation
The guests were Mesdames C. H. Vau-
pel, L. V. Jackson, R. G. Walker,
Clark Bush, W. E. Newcombe, O. J
Stone, Frank Merrill, A. W. Bos
lough, W. II. McNalr, A. J. Biegel,
J. P. Dodge, C. L. Loomis and B.
Klum of Medford.
AT TDE CHURCHES
Baptist Church Notes. .
The "Home Builders" met at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Wright on
Scenic Drive on Tuesday evening.
Business pertaining to the Evans'
meeting was transacted. The rest of
the evening was passed with music,
conversation and luncheon. The
hours passed all too quickly for the
Home Builders surely do have a good
Thursday evening the church meets
for Bible study and prayer. We shall
study together the first few verses
of Colosslans 2. Eight o'clock is the
Next Sunday tnornlng Miss Harriet
P. Cooper, who has recently come to
the coast from the east to help repre
sent the W. A. B. Home Mission So
ciety, will address us at the morning
worship hour. This will be a good
opportunity to get acquanted with
our new worker and also to bear a
good message. '
In the evening the 'pastor will
preach and it Is expected that Messrs.
Swlgart, Peters, Blackstone and
Rasor will sing.
It Isn't everyone who can come back
to Ashland. But Bruce Evans, whom
one Ashland lady has called a "pip
pin," will come back on May 30.
These Are Summer
UNDER WEAR DAYS
And we are well supplied with any thing yon may want in this line. Every gar- ::
ment in our big stock whether it be for boys, girls, men or ladies is the best jos
6ible value for the money you ever saw. ' "'!!
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MISSES' Sleeveless Vests,
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MISSES' Knee Pants, wide
knee, lace trimmed, all sizes,
MISSES' Union Suits, sleeve
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BABIES' Knit Vests, high
neck, ont sleeves, good qual
ity, special ', ,
BABIES' Knit Vests, sleeve
less, taped neck, fine gauze,
LADIES SLEEVELESS VESTS
8c quality now Be
10c quality now
12c quality now.
15c quality now.
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25c quality now.
35c quality now.
40c quality now.
Your choice regular neck or
VESTS AND PANTS
VESTS High neck, long
sleeves, taped neck.
PANTS Fitted waistband,
tight or wide lace trimmed
35c value, extra special. . .
LADIES UNION SUITS '' :
Low nock, knee length.
35c quality now....,..,.
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50c quality now.'. i-J . , . .
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Your choice regular neck or
Hens Shirts and Drawers
35c quality balbrlggan now 25c
60c quality Porosknle now 48c
60c quality balbrlggan now 41c
Ment Union Salts
65c quality Porosknlt now 50c
65c quality balbrlggan now 4c
75c quality dimity, B. V.
D. style, how 50c
$1.25 quality nainsook, B.
V. D. style, now. ;$i.oo
11.25 quality ; Porosknlt
now , . '. 08c
$1.25 quality balbrlggan
now i . 05c
30c Shirts and Drawers now 25c
60c L'non Quits nod-.
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First Church of Christ, Scientist.
Corner Hargadine street and First
avenue. Sunday service at 11 o clock.
Subject of lesson sermon, "Mortals
and Immortals." Sunday school at
9:45; Wednesday evening meeting at
7:30. Reading room open from 2 to
4 dally except Sundays. '
Rev. W. D. Vater of Grants Pass,
pastor of the Presbyterian church,
will exchange with Rev. H. A. Carna-
han, pastor of the Ashland church,
next Sunday. '
The Presbyterian choir under the
leadership of E. L. Rasor will give a
musical service consisting of anthems,
duets, a trio and numbers by the male
and ladles' quartets, Sunday evening,
May 16, at 8 o'clock."
Miss Maddie O. Hamilton, a repre
sentative of the great Mother Chau
tauqua, of Chautauqua, N. Y., and a
lady of very great ability, will speak
In the Presbyterian church at 7:45
Saturday evening, May 22. The ad
mittance will be free. A large audi
ence should greet Miss Hamilton.
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