The Obsidian Bulletin, April 1940, p. 1

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The OBSIDIAN

Volume. III Eugene, Oregon, April-May, 1940 Number 10

Obsidians Will Trek To Wallowas August 4 to 18 By Ray Sims

Hello Vacationists! Did you know that this is the time of year to plan your vacation? Well, it is time you are all thinking of those Wallowa mountains during the first two weeks of August.

The camp committee was very fortunate in having Charles A. Oswald, of the Lazy T Ranch of Joseph, whose ranch borders the famed Wallowa Lake, visit them in Eugene last week and lay plans for packing. Besides packing, Mr. Oswald has fine riding horses, so one may ride in to camp if they do not want to hike.

The club has a fine record in the Wallowa mountains as having had one of their very best summer camps in that area in 1936. At that time Horseshoe Lake was the campsite and without doubt it will again be the 1940 site. Mr. Hamilton was then the packer, and communication has also been made with him as to packing.

The campsite at Horseshoe Lake is one of the most ideal of any site yet chosen in the twelve years of the club’s summer camps. Camped right at the edge of this large mountain lake, with good spring water, large smooth rocks for swimmers, a baseball ground and that high mountain air. What more could you want? And good fishing also.

And too, there are mountains that one may climb. Or just stroll down Hurricane canyon through green meadows to get at the base of that unclimbable Matterhorn (from that side). The Matter-

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“Adagio” Party Is April Event

Red-checked tablecloths, decorated with candles stuck in bottles and appropriate drawings on the wall will help provide atmosphere for the “adagio” party to be held by the Obsidian club Saturday night, April 20, at the new cabins. In keeping with the theme of the evening guests will wear skirts and slacks, and berets.

Eileen Baker, general chairman, will be assisted by Margaret

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CALENDAR

Apr. 9—Princess meeting..1243 High
Apr. 10—Board meeting
Apr. 11—Dancing....................Del Rey
Apr. 13-14—Work trip............Cabins
Apr. 18—Dancing....................Del Rey
Apr. 20-21—Adagio party........Cabins
Apr. 25—Dancing....................Del Rey
Apr. 28—Mt. Nebo........Via. Wendling
May 2—Dancing....................Del Rey
May 5—Castle Rock...........McKenzie
May 9—Dancing....................Del Rey
May 12—Sunshine Shelter..McKenzie
May 14—Princess meeting
May 15—Board meeting
May 16—Dancing...................Del Rey
May 19—Silver Creek Falls
May 23—Dancing....................Del Rey
May 26—Scavenger Hunt..........Coast

Mt. Hood, pictured above, was the scene of the Far West Kandahar tournament, which was attended by several members of the Obsidian club, The meet was held the past week-end.


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