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Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana • 5
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Journal and Courier from Lafayette, Indiana • 5

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Monday Evening May 27 1929 West Lafayette and Purdue GRADUATE WIHS RAILROAD fflE Bob Woodruff Purdue Vice President of Erie System Began Work In Section Gang Robert Woodruff a Purdue graduate clasa of 1905 'has been elected vice president of the Erie railroad in charge of operation and maintenance He succeeds Charles Denney who has been made president of the Erie suc ceeding John Bernet who has resigned to become president of the Chesapeake and Ohio the Hocking Valley and Pere Mar quette and ranking hejid of the VanSweringen system Prior to his promotion Mr Woodruff was assistant vice president in charge of transportation STORY CAREER The New York Times says: Woodruff is a graduate of Purdue university In vacations he worked as a stationary engi neer as a helper in an electric light plant and as a rodman on the Pennsylvania railroad Be coming an Erie railroad section hand after graduation he used his wages To repay loans made to de fray his college expenses "He became successively section foreman track foreman in the en gineering department inspector on the building of the roundhouse at Kent Ohio assistant division en gineer of the Mahoning division at Youngstown division engineer at Meadville trainmaster at Gal lion Ohio and general agent at Chicago "Later he became a division su perintendent at' Rochester then general superintendent When regional operation was adopted in 1920 he became superintendent at Buffalo Subsequently he was ap pointed general manager of the newly created Eastern district finally becoming assistant vice president in charge of transporta tion of the entire Erie During his student days at Pur due Mr Woodruff was popular on the campus and belonged to sev eral university organizations He took the course in civil engineer ing His new appointment places him in the front rank of railway officials in America Club Meeting The Whlle awhile club will meet Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 with Mrs Guy Hoffman 261 Wood street Roll call will be answered with Memorial day quotations The members of the club and their fam ilies held a supper and wiener roast Sunday evening at Murdock patdt Takes Purdue Post Baker of Clemson college who holds a masters degree from the University of Minnesota has accepted a position with the department of entomology at Pur due to investigate the oriental fruit worm and coddling moth He will be located on the university's farm at Bedford this summer CO ED CLASS HAS BREAKAST PARTY The annual breakfast of the Co ed class ot the irst Meth odist church was held Sunday morning at the Wesley ounda tion house An overhead canopy in pastel shades imitation grass 'underfoot and a profusion of flowers lanterns and cushions transformed the rooms into a Japanese garden Waitresses in Japanese costumes served a two course breakfast to fifty guests During the breakfast the Misses Mildred Batz and Helen Newby gave piano selections Miss Arvilla Russell president presented tokens of appreciation to members of the double quartet Miss Mildred Batz accompanist Mrs Smith accompanist and Mrs Bol linger teacher in behalf of the class The retiring officers made brief reports and incoming officers were installed as follows: president Mildred "Demmltt vice president Mary Day Western secretary Evelyn Swaim treasurer Inez Henzler social chairman Beryl Boiler The program consisted of sax aphone solos by rances Opp a one act play read by Aliys Aiken and a delightful talk by Miss Mary Kennedy in which she re called the difference between pres ent day and former days of women at Purdue and contrasted the women of the United States with the women of Europe Mary Day Western was general Chairman of arrangements for the breakfast Illini Cluj) Picnic The Illini club held a family picnic supper Sunday evening in the Dealn Wilson woods on the Wildcat about forty members be ing in attendance Officers elect ed for the ensuing year are: pres ident Dr Jloward Brown sec letary treasurer Walter Kell It was voted to hold two meet ings of the club yearly one the first week in November the other the last week of May ormer students at Illinois university re siding in this vicinity are invited to notify Kell dial 66773 raternity Dance Members of Pl Beta Phi soror ity held their spring dance at the country club Saturday evening Joe Williams' orchestra furnished the music The chaperones were Dean Shoemaker Mr and Mrs Ross Cheadle Dean Matthews Mrs Charles Stuart Mrs Charles Milford Mr and Mrs Horace Reisner Roberts Mr and Mrs ranklin King and Mr and Mrs Robert Shook HOST TO SENIORS Dr George Roberts entertain ed the Junior and senior members of Pi Beta Phi at supper Sunday at his home on University street West Side Girls ind Thrills In Old World Tour riends on the West Side are tn receipt of interesting letters from Miss Bernice Moore and Miss Gladys Wagner of this city who are on a three months concert tour of Europe with the West minster choir of Dayton Ohio A part of one the Miss let ter is herewith reproduced: "Greetings from Prague TheRrague Teachers choir was in America you know and visited Dayton Of course we did all we could to make their stay interest ing and now they are returning the compliment "Last night we were in Vienna and guests at the opera played by a very good cast The opera house is very lovely and since we had given two concerts there it was quite thrill ing for us to listen for a change besides yours truly and friend Gladys along with some others sat in the "We have been snapped so much over here that I almost hate the sight of a camera It was really funny at our first concert in Ber lin The German press sponsored the concert which was the social event of the year but all during the concert cameras were clicking away like mad At that concert each of us were presented with a bronze medal for our accomplish ments Gagreb Jugoslavia a little different experience We arrived about 6 in It is an old city so they had rather a small station though not so small as the Monon station at home On approaching it we saw the streets full of people and to our amazement discovered they were there to greet us There were thousands of them peering at us as if we were a great curiosity "After a we endeavored to break through the ranks and make our way to the hotel and they went along form ing an aisle for us to walk through and clapping and cheering as if we were a victorious regiment returning from the front "So to our hotel we marched to be' greeted by our own glorious Stars and Stripes waving over the door We entered lined up and sang Star Spangled at the tops of our voices Surely it was a thrill "That evening we were enter tained in the Lord home and had some real Jugoslavia delicacies You may be sure we had a packed house at our con cert there many standing We were also presented with a beau tiful laurel wreath "Every cTty presents a different thrill it seems In Budapest we saw the Hungarian palace We have seen palaces before but this one is by far the most gorgeous It has 866 rooms but we only saw 32 the ceremonial rooms Wonder ful marble walls sparkling crystal chandeliers and lovely antique fur niture It was just vacated in Which Will You Choose? The Gordon Line designed to emphasize own lovely lines will that be your choice for wear with your newest dress and shoes? Or will you prefer the Gordon Narrow Heel whose trim design is so smart and appropriate with the shoes of this season? Only by seeing them can you decide And then see a distinct reason for owning both types! Let us show you these and other exquisite Gordon numbers In chiffon or sheer service weight And the new Gordon colors not only the costume but the woman herself is considered! They are planned to match skin tones (whether pale or sun tanned) dis tinctly a modetn note in colors Line Narrow Heel The Pair $250 The Pair $200 I i SIRS I 1 nr i i BOW Isgggfca Qorclon This store maintains a special section entirely devoted to Gordon DAYLIGHTS Our Motto: JL r' LAAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER 1913 so it is quite modern and well preserved "We gave a concert in Paris but our stay was so short there was no time for sight seeing We have another concert there June 1 and do not sail for home until June 5 so we will have 'a little time then to see Paris first concert over here was in Bristol instead of London Bris tol claimed it as their first right because they maintain the Cabots who lived there discovered Amer ica A wreath given us at the London concert we placed on the Unknown tomb in West minster Abbey been so busy reminiscing over my thrills that failed to mention the perfect weather which we had in crossing the ocean We hope to enjoy our homeward trip on the as much but will be more enjoyed and appreciated than ever before" Sermon Ushers In Gala Week The Rev Melvin Hunt pas tor of the irst Methodist church addressed the members of the graduating class of the West La fayette high school at the annual baccalaureate services held Sun day evening at the irst Methodist church Rev Hunt spoke on the subject "Charting The Paul Tincher Smith Memorial choir directed by Prof Gunn gave a half hour program preceding the address Class work for the seniors who number nearly sixty ended riday and the succeeding days are cram med with enjoyable events of the gala program Saturday the mem bers motored to Turkey Run for' the annual senior outing Chaper ones for the occasion were Prof Gardner Miss Cunningham and Mlss Schaf of the high school faculty and Prof A Poorman Sunday morning the Rev and Mrs Hunt entertained twenty eight seniors who are members of the Methodist high school league and Sunday school at an eight breakfast at the parsonage At a special recognition service during the Sunday school hour the young people were presented with red carnations Monday evening the senior class progressive dinner was scheduled to take place Country Club Planning amily Picnic Supper Memorial day at the West La fayette County club will be ob served with a family picnic sup per Each family is requested to bring a basket supper The com mittee in charge of the affair in cludes Mr and Mrs George Byers Lieut and Mrs Hollis Mr and Mrs Spencer Carson Mr and Mrs Caldwell Dr and Mrs Walkey Mr and Mrs James A Slane Dinner Party Prof and Mrs Hoffman and Prof and Mrs Bailey entertained the senior members of Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at dinner Saturday evening at the "Hoffman home on University street Covers were laid for six teen The favors were red rose boutonnieres the red rose being the fraternity flower Bridge Party Mrs Todd entertained at a charming bridge party of five tables at her home on Evergreen street Saturday afternoon The function honored Mrs Donald Creel who is leaving the city soon for residence in Chicago Prizes for high score were awarded to Mrs James Mrs Ben Petty and Mrs Victor Pence Mrs Creel was also pre sented with a courtesy favor Garden flowers adorned the home and crystal baskets of the blossoms centered the tables dur ing the refreshment hour PERSONAL AND GENERAL Prof and Mrs Jackson of Toronto Can here for a visit Prof Jackson form erly head of bon tan at the Pur due Experiment station now with Toronto college is here to look after his valuable iris collection The West Ifayette Reading club members and their families held a picnic at the Ross camp Satur day afternoon Games contests and a basket supper were features Mr and Mrs LeRue and son of Chicago spent the week end with the parents Mr and Mrs rank Chenoweth of Chauncey avenue Mr and Mrs Leonard Acheson and family were week end visitors in Indianapolis Miss Marie Tuttle has returned from Vermillion Grove R1 where she attends school to spend the summer vacation Dr and Mrs Creek Prof and Mrs Paul Sidwell Prof and Mrs Babcock Prof and Mrs Richard Cordell Profs A Monroe Wikel A Cum mings Mark Liddell were in Mul berry Sunday to attend the funer al of Prof Siegfried Mrs John Matthews and daugh ter Geraldine of South Bend are here to spend the week with Dr and Mrs Martin Mrs Homer Seifers and infant son have returned to their home on Vine street from the Home hospital Prof and Mrs Harry Reed entertained friends at an Informal garden tea Sunday afternoon at their home on North Vine street Clark Coal Co Phone 5001 906 North ifth St Itching Quickly Relieved "Almost instantly the itching what most people say after they have used Resinol Soap and Ointment for any kind of itching rash The soap cleanses ana reiresnes the skin preparing it to receive the ointment vhich soothes ana neais men iikc ms tonic odor of Resinol Soap for the bath and the Ointment is invaluable xor cuts chafing etc At ail arugguu Resinol ree (ample of each Dept 97 Rsalnnl RilrlmflfftMlL 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