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VOL. XVII FEBRUARY 1957 - OBSIDIANS, INC.- P.O. 322 - EUGENE, OREGON NO. 2
All Obsidians and friends are invited to attend the Obsidian's
GEORGE WASHINGTON COSTUME PARTY
Friday evening February 22, 1957 8 p.m.
River Road Women's Clubhouse
There will be prizes for the best men's costume and the best women's costume. But whether you have a costume or not, please come! We may have various items of costumery at the party so that you can dress yourself after you get there.
Natalie Beckett, general chairman of the Obsidian Entertainment Committee, has appointed Ray Cavagnaro as chairman of this special event. Others helping are Myrtle Smith, Nellie McWilliams, Margaret Markley, Helen Hughes, Margaret Wiese, Mary Castelloe....any others?
There will be games, dances, contests, and REFRESHMENTS will be served. An appropriate trip fee will be expected.
Everybody welcome! For more information call M. Castelloe, DIamond 4-5168 or N. McWilliams, DIamond 5-1422.
FAMOUS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE FILM COMING
Obsidians, Inc., are sponsoring the high adventure film "Canyon Passage", photographed and produced by Charles Eggert. This film is on a wide screen and has stereophonic sound,
The film retraces the historic Colorado River exploration of Maj. John Wesley Powell, to whom the film is dedicated. Trip starts at Green River, Wyoming, and continues down river.
Karl Onthank, Ray Sims, and Jim Jeppesen, have obtained the Mayflower Theatre for the event on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1957, at 8:00 o'clock P.M. The admission will be 90¢ for Adults and 60¢ for students.
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SITE OF 1957 OUTING
HUSBAND LAKE CHOSEN AS SITE FOR 1957 OBSIDIAN SUMMER CAMP
In the heart of our Three Sisters Wilderness Area, on the shores of beautiful Husband Lake next August you will find a group of happy Obsidians having their annual summer outing. Husband Lake was chosen because of the many pleasant memories brought to us by members of former camps. (Of which there were two) Also, there is an unlimited variety of hikes and entertainment in this area, to please every one. The Summer Camp being in our "own back yard" will, we hope, enable more folks to visit our "happy camp family".
The Forest Service District Ranger has offered his cooperation and tells us we couldn't have picked a nicer spot. Dave Faville says that Husband lake is one of the most beautiful and nicest places the Obsidians have ever camped. With this in mind, it would be well to mark your calendar for August 4 to 17th, or any time between those dates. There will be more information as the Obsidian progresses.
Your committee will be grateful for your suggestions for camp. Mac McWilliams, Nellie McWilliams, Gene Sebring and Ray Cavagnaro, Chairman.
THREE FINGERED JACK CLIMB
We will depart from Eugene at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, drive to Santiam Lodge and ski from there to Jack Butte, where camp will be made for the night. The ski trip in is approximately 4 miles and will take about four hours. Since daylight is short, camp must be made early in the afternoon. Equipment required:
Skis with climbing skins or snowshoes
Ski poles and boots (These boots should double as climbing boots, should be warm and flexible.)
Very warm clothes - Parka, wind-proof pants tight weave), extra socks, long underwear, sweaters, good mittens and spares.
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