ZENA, December 18.—Roy E. Barker of Spring Valley was the recipient of a delightful birthday party Monday evening when a group of about 45 friends were invited to their home by Mrs. Roy E. Barker to help him celebrate his birthday anniversary.
Mr. Barker received numerous lovely gifts. Among them were a number of humorous ones, such as a box of all day suckers from some fun loving friend.
Seven tables of bridge were played during the evening. Mrs. L.M. Purvine of Salem won high school for ladies and Jesse Walling high score for men. The hostess served delicious refreshments at small tables at a rather late hour.
After the lunch the guests enjoyed a social hour and general good fun at the expense of Roy E. Barker. Included in the guest list were the guest of honor, Roy E. Barker, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Allen, Salem, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Cook, West Salem, Ed Creech, Salem, Mrs. L.M. Purvine, Salem, Mr. and Mrs. V.L. Gibson and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carter, Brush College, Mr. and Mrs. Worth Henry, Mr. and Mrs. W.N. Crawford and children Alice and Wilma, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Walling, Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Hunt and daughter Helen, Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph C. Shepherd, Mrs. J.S. Hiatt and daughter Miss Mildred, Byron Purvine, Mr. and Mrs. S.H. Barker and grandson Sammy Barker, Walker Purvine, Mr. and Mrs. J. Frederick Purvine, all of Spring Valley, Mr. and Mrs. S.D. Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. L. Frank Matthews and daughter Marjorie, Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Wilson, all of North Spring Valley and the hostess, Mrs. Roy E. Barker.
Source: Oregon Statesman, December 19, 1929.