Calgary Herald

1953-06-03 Page 31


Royal Purple Lodge Elects New Officers 

(By Herald Correspondent)
OKOTOKS-- Mrs. Geraldine Widney was
 elected honored royal lady of O.O.R.P. No. 43, here last week. She will succeed Mrs. Myrtle MacDonald. Mrs. Dorothy Paul was elected associate honored royal lady, Mrs. May Lock as the loyal lady, and Mrs. Dorothy Holland as the lecturing lady.
Other officers included on the slate are: secretary, Mrs. Christine Alford; treasurer, Mrs. Jennie Blunderfield (re-elected); chaplain, Mrs. Ethel McLeod
 (re-elected); conductress, Miss Grace Rowles; inner guard, Mrs. Audrey Holland; outer guard, Mrs. Rhoda Kopas; 3 Year trustee, Mrs. Mary Wild; pianist, Mrs. Patsy Wedderburn.
 officers will be installed June 18, when "Ladies Night" will be held. A social will follow the installation.
Mrs. MacDonald, on the expiration of her term of office, presented the Lodge with a new ballot box. Mrs. Winnifred Carr, district deputy supreme honored royal lady, was named as official delegate to the Supreme Convention, which
 will be held in Sudbury June 26 to 30.
The annual garden party and cooking sale, sponsored by the members will be held at the home of Mrs. Margaret Waldron June 27.
MRS. ELIZABETH MATTLESS was presented with a past president's medal and pin at the Ladies Auxiliary meeting. Mrs. Mattless served as president in 1951 and 1952. The presentation was made by Miss Helen McKay.
Mrs. Ella Guard was elected secretary to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mrs. Dorothy Miller. Mrs. Aleda Brown was named to the office of second vice-president,
 formerly held by Mrs. Guard.
Mrs. Isabelle Foran was named official delegate to the annual convention to be held in
 Edmonton in June. Mrs. Christine Atkens reported that $30 had been cleared by catering at the recent Vimy Dance.

Extracted by J. Kynman 2014-11-06