The Obsidian Bulletin, October 1962, p. 1

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The OBSIDIAN
P.O. BOX 322 EUGENE, OREGON
VOL. XXIII OCTOBER 1962 NO. 1

THE BIG NIGHT

The Obsidian Annual Meeting turned into quite a Blowout, resulting in a cancellation of the meeting and this has resulted in committees of the last year having to carry on. Donn Chase is doing his best to fill in some holes and Anna Jeppesen also -trying to organize something at the Lodge. Following are some of the trips lined up and announcement of a potluck -- Saturday October 20 - for a more definite schedule, see notices in the R.G.

OCT. 26. The Natural History Society is back in business and will give us a talk by Jim Kezer on his recent study trip to Central America with pictures. All who have heard Jim lecture in the past know this will also be very interesting. This will be held at 150 Science Bldg. (New Auditorium) 13th and University. 8 p.m.

NOV. 4. Stone Mt. This is above Hills Crk Dam. Dorothy Towlerton will lead if she can find it.

NOV. 11 - Sardine Butte - Margaret Markley, leader. This trip was scheduled earlier but got rained out.

If we have snow soon Donn may schedule a ski trip,

Watch for announcement of first fall folk dance at the Lodge. Everybody welcome!

NEW MEMBERS

Lucinda Bascom, 2114 University
Rebecca Bascom, 2114 University
Romey Armes, 1038 East 22nd
Ruth Hopson

Welcome to the club, folks, and do come and join us in our various activities. We all want to get a look at you. And a real warm welcome to the return of Ruth. Hope, Ruth, you can join us at our new Lodge when you are down this way.

THE BIG TREE after several years of friendly rivalry between Washington and Oregon -- has finally been officially established as being in Oregon. The giant Douglas fir is located on the Crown Zellerbach Tree Farm on highway 26 near Cannon Beach. The tree measures 15.48 feet in diameter at breast height.

YAPOAH CRATER

Mac McWilliams led the trip to Yapoah Aug. 5. All but 2 reached the top on a day that threatened to storm but never did. The party enjoyed a swift descent over the loose pumice, and glissading on small snow fields along the trail, They enjoyed taking pictures of the picturesque weathered trees along the lava trail, and stopped at Millican Crater to find some bombs.

PRINCESS DOINGS

OCTOBER - Natalie Morgan entertained the group with a delicious dessert on October 15; new president Lorena Reid presided; new secretary Jane Hilt recorded; plans for initiation were completed; H. Weiser & C. Dunlop were appointed to call all who might be interested in attending; M. Castelloe & N. McWilliams were appointed to find suitable pulls and dividers for the drawers in the Lodge kitchen; motion was approved to pay for the sealer used; T. Watson reported a total of 44 forks, 3 tsp. and 16 tbsp. ready for Lodge use.

SEPTEMBER - First fall meeting was held at the Lodge Board Room, with M. Castelloe, T. Watson, and M. Markley as hostesses.. Gene Sebring's work in finishing the kitchen was approved and praised; $224.08 had been spent on this work so far; T. Watson reported having sent for 32 forks & 1 tsp, in Betty Crocker stainless steel ware; new officers -- Lorena Reid, pres, Mary Kaneen, VP, and Jane Hilt, sec; time place of annual initiation was approved.

FOR SALE - Dorothy Raines has a hand knit ski sweater, size 40, that she wants to sell. Call DI 4-0998 after 6:30 p.m.


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