The Obsidian Bulletin, January 1956, p. 1

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The OBSIDIAN

VOL XVI JANUARY 1956 - OBSIDIANS, INC.- P. O. BOX 322 - EUGENE, OREGON NO.

A LOOK AHEAD

Outside Fun

The Trips Committee hopes you'll be a part of the following trips:

Jan. 28-29 - COAST TRIP - Mary Cavagnaro, Ldr. Details elsewhere in this issue.

Feb. 5 - FIR (OR NAPER'S) BUTTE - Clarence Scherer, Ldr. Northwest of Eugene - a nice short hike.

Feb. 12 - SKI TRIP - Ray Sims has a short cross-country planned in the Willamette Pass Ski Area.

Feb. 19 - SPENCER BUTTE - Pat Stahl, Ldr. Hopin' for nice weather as this trip pays big dividends for the energy expended.

Feb. 25-26 - WINTER OUTING. The Mazamas have promised fine skiing weather for this annual weekend trek. Watch for details in next Bulletin.

Mar. 4 - MT. PISGAH - Ray Cavagnaro, Ldr. The route to take us by some "Indian fortifications".

Inside Fun

The Entertainment Committee has planned the following activities for the coming weeks:

Mon., Feb. 6 - BOB MEDILL will show pictunes of flowers and scenes from Fingerboard Prairie and Deer Butte, at Friendly House.

Sat., Feb. 11 - REGULAR FOLK AND SQUARE DANCE PARTY at River Road Womens' Clubhouse. You'll have a lot of fun!

Fri., Feb. 17 - POTLUCK, 6:30 p.m. RAY HARRIS will show his slides of climbs of Oregon peaks via unusual routes and climbing scenes from North Dakota, at Skinner's Butte Community Clubhouse.

Mon., Mar. 5 - Bring all your slides from the Fort Rock trip - and the Fourth of July Three Sisters Wilderness Area trip.

Mazamas Invite
the Obsidians to be their guests on March 2, at Benson High School Auditorium, to view a famous movie "The Challenge of Everest", to be shown by Mr. Norman Dyhrenfurth, who was the only American member of the 1952 Swiss Expedition that pioneered the route for the successful British ascent in 1953.

It is possible that a bus will be chartered for this event; if you are interested in going, please call your editor at 4-8797. Urge your friends to go! Let's show the Mazamas how much we appreciate their efforts to bring us the finest!

Chemeketans Invite
Obsidians to attend their Annual Banquet on February 4, at American Legion Hall, 2700 S. Commercial St., Salem. Fred D. Ayres, a member of a climbing party who conquered seven peaks in the Peruvian Andes will lecture and show slides.

Reservations must be made by February 2 - write to Frances S. McCarter, 360½ State St., Salem. Two completely different menus are being offered - one is Chinese food served family style, the other is a regular American dinner. Be sure to indicate when making reservations which dinner is desired.

DUES WE DO! . . . SO WHY DON'T YOU!
. . . send your check to Bernie Lehrman, 549 E. 16th, #5 . . .


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