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THE OBSIDIAN - JUNE 1957 3
CLIMBING SCHEDULE (Continued)
a majestic peak in Northern California... Take either or both.
July 14 - MT. THIELSON. The Annual Tenderfoot Climb. An enjoyable climb.
July 21 - MT. WASHINGTON. An interesting rock climb via the North face.
July 28 - NORTH SISTER. An interesting climb from the East side. Camp to be set up near the mountain.
TRAILINGS . . . . .
BILL PARKE, well known to many Obsidians, has been transferred to Washington to head the U.S.F.S. Operation Outdoors.
ANNA PECHANEC was a visitor at the June Princess Meeting held at the home of Adeline Adams. She is attending summer session at Oregon State College. A heavenly dessert was served by Adeline and her mother -- all the Princesses had to have the recipe. mmmmm - delightful)
FLORENCE FULTON and HELEN KILPATRICK are flying to Hawaii on July 20, to attend the International Convention of Business and Professional Women.
MARGARET MARKLEY leaves for California in July to join Sierra Club on one of their two weeks pack trips on the John Muir Trail.
CATHERINE DUNLOP is enjoying a tour of Europe with two friends from the Chemeketans; they are flying and driving.
DORIS SHINN is a Eugene visitor this summer, planning to do some climbing with the Obsidians.
JIMMY SIMS graduated from Wilson Jr. High and will attend E.H.S. next year.
BOB LEON, Jr. enters the U.S. Air Force this summer.
JIM JEPPESEN recently visited Victoria, B.C., and was impressed with the hospitality extended visitors to that city. The tourist is supplied with limitless information on any subject free of charge by courteous Information Bureau help. We could do a lot here at home to further our tourist industry as we have just as much to advertise, if not done so highly commercialized.
JOE DANIEL and HARRISON DRAPER, climbed the Middle Sister June 16th, making the first ascent of that peak for this year. The pinnacle was covered with considerable ice. The night was spent at Sunshine Shelter.
ANNA JEPPESEN left June 28th to meet Dolores in Copenhagen, Denmark, after which they will visit Anna's homeland, Norway. Dolores has completed another year of teaching in Europe and plans to return to California next fall to her former job.
FUN TO COME!
Remember these dates during the next month and plan to join your Obsidian friends for fun, food, and festivity!
MONDAY, JULY 1ST, at 8 p.m. we'll get a chance to see Paul and Helen Weiser's pictures taken on their recent trip across the U.S. They'll be shown at the Roselight Memorial Annex (Plymouth House with its new name) and some light refreshment will be served afterward.
JULY 27TH - a Saturday. Save this date for a trip up to the new Water Board Park at Leaburg. We'll have a potluck dinner, some volleyball, and after dinner Jim Stovall from the University will show pictures of Death Valley. Watch your newspaper for further details.
FLASH - - - Just received word from Myrtie Hamlin that the Annual Chiefs & Princesses Reunion Picnic will be held in her back yard on Monday, July 15th, at 6:30 P.M. All Chiefs and their families and Princesses and their families are invited. It's a potluck -- bring your own dishes.
THREE SISTERS AREA STUDIED
Dr. Henry Hansen and Dr. Robert Storm are now getting set up for their ecological studies in the Three Sisters Area. National Science Foundation has approved grants to both. Major contributions to scientific knowledge of the area may be expected.
DO YOUR PART BY HELPING HERE...
Wilderness Preservation Bill: Hearing on HR 1960 and related bills was held June 20 and 21. Obsidians could help by writing in support of more secure protection of wilderness, to Honorable Gracie Pfost, Chairman of Sub-Committee on Public Lands, Committee on Internal and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. The sooner the more helpful.
THE CONSERVATION COMMITTEE is pleased that the directors have renewed the annual club membership in the Friends of the Three Sisters Wilderness and made a small contribution to Trustees for Conservation in its work in supporting Dinosaur National Park, Scenic Resources Review, the Wilderness Bill, other major conservation issues.
SEE YOU ALL AT HUSBAND LAKE
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