The engagement of Ethel Walling and James W. Mott was announced at an attractive luncheon given by Gertrude Walling and Ruth Carlson at the home of the latter. The rooms were effectively arranged with autumn foliage and chrysanthemums. Covers were laid for the following: Ethel Walling, Mrs. Frank Mihnos, Mrs. Sam Whiteside, Mrs. George Dewey, Edith Mihnos, Dorothea Koerber, Frances Reisch, Adelaide Sheasgreen, Gertrude Walling, and Ruth Carlson. The date set for the wedding is December 14. Miss Walling was an O.A.C. girl, having finished in 1916. Mr. Mott attended the University of Oregon and Stanford and finished his education at Columbia university and the New York School of Dramatic Art. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. At present Mr. Mott is practicing law in Astoria. Both Miss Walling and Mr. Mott were former Salem people.
Source: Portland Oregonian, November 16, 1919.