Queen Melba Sorensen

1922's Queen of the May, Melba Sorensen was crowned by her Concort, T. Kay Sorensen.

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Mendon May Day— 1922

May Day Function At Mendon, May 27th— Mendon’s annual May Day celebration was held on Tuesday, May 23rd. The weather was ideal and everything went off in first class order. At ten o’clock the day’s festivities began in the ward amusement hall. First number girls chorus, “Straying and Maying,” crowning of the May Queen, Miss Melba Sorensen by her escort, Master T. Kay Sorensen. Maids of honor and their escorts; Alice Smith, Villa, Edna and Veda Sorensen, Fern Buist, Luclla Hilmer, Fawn Stauffer, Clifford Stauffer, Joe Larsen, Owen Sorensen, LeGrande Larsen, Dean Sorensen, Martell Larsen. The maypole dance by nineteen little girls. Reassemble to auditorium where the remainder of the program was rendered. It consisted of chorus “Melba is the Queen of May.” Prayer, Abraham Sorensen. Vocal solo, Mrs. George Lemmon of Hyrum. Legends of May Celebrations, Ada Walker. Selection, Mendon Band Orchestra. Recitation, Virginia Heninger. Vocal solo, Julia A. Muir. Reading, Florence Wood. Selection, Mendon Band Orchestra. Prayer, chaplain. The afternoon sports consisted of a children’s dance at two o’clock, races of various kinds and demonstrations by the Boy Scouts and a baseball game. The day’s activities closed with a grand ball in the amusement hall, music by Mendon Band Orchestra. A number of out-of-town people attended the celebration among them were, Bishop and Mrs. C. J. Plowman of Smithfield, Mrs. George Lemmon, Miss LaRue Thomas and Melvin Lemmon all of Hyrum. Miss Pearl Bailey of Wellsville, Misses Sylvia and Alta Erickson and Miss Gladys Buttars, all of Beaver Dam.