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January 7, 1971

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I OO In I RABBIT STEW? Not really. Goldy is the beloved pet and the pride and joy of Jane Gerhold, whose culinary talents tend toward cookies. Jone Prize les Since she was entering her gold-colored rabbit in the fair, Miss Jane Gerhold decided that she might as well try an entry in the cooking department as well. She wasn't in the least surprised when her bunny won a blue ribbon. "She was the prettiest one Jane is the ten and a half year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gerhold. She was born in Tacoma and came to Shelton as a kindergartner. She is now enrolled in the 5th grade in Evergreen School, and she has a seven-year-old brother, David, and facsimile which they hurriedly enveloped in a packaged frosting. "It looked like molasses," Jane remarked. "I wouldn't eat any of it." It may have been pure coincidence, but it was shortly thereafter that Mrs. Gerhold there," sht!,~/:i4L .: ~,~s~ster,, Mary Ellen, who is nine. ~ .t~ te~aclaJaer da~ter the But",~, " r chocolat~,etAa~;~ .... ~.he:.,s,t~.rt, ed co.okio~ last -,,~nal2 ~J4uae =ow i~,;quRe t~i~. p~0ficiefit in"the baking of'cakes cookies al top awards, that was something else again. She could hardly believe it. "They were pretty good, at that," she declared. "Even after setting on display for a week, they tasted fine." When the fair closed and the entries were taken home by the exhibitors, Jane and her dog Patches, a cocker spaniel, sat in the back seat of the family vehicle and devoured the blue-ribbon baked goods. summer when her mother was hospitalized with a broken arm. Prior to that time, she states, she had been afraid to try lest she burn food and waste ingredients. When her mother was due to return home, Jane and her dad wished to surprise her with a cake. They certainly surprised her. After going through several packages of cake mix, they managed to produce, if not a handsome cake, a reasonable and cookies, and she helpd in the preparation of many types of foods. Since October, Miss Gerhold has been a member of the 4-H group known as the Kamilche Kapers, where she holds the office of president. "We are planning a bake sale soon," she says. She paints in oils. She studies with Velma Graves, taking a lesson each Saturday, and she has completed two paintings. She plays both piano and clarinet, the latter in the school band. In addition to her blue-ribbon rabbit, Goldy, and her dog, Patches, she has a part Persian cat named Mitzi. "When I make these cookies," explains Jane, "I usually double everything but the chocolate chips. It doesn't make them any better, but there's more of them." Chocolate Chip Cookies 2 C. flour, sifted 1 tsp. soda 1 tsp. salt 1 C. soft butter or shortening 3/4 C. granulated sugar 3/4 C. firmly packed brown sugar 1 tsp. vanilla Y2 tsp. water 2 eggs. Combine and beat until creamy butter, sugars, vanilla and water. Beat in eggs, add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Stir in 2 C. chocolate chips and 1 C. chopped nuts. Drop by half-teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes in 375 degree oven. MR. AND MRS. JAMES R. WALKER announce the engagement of their daughter Pam to Peter Scott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Scott, Miss Walker is a Shelton High School senior, and her fiance is a SHS graduate now attending Olympic College. A late summer wedding is planned. BEGIN JANUARY 11, 1971 AT SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL If you haven't received a schedule call DAYS 426-3502 or EVES 426-3089 The Pacific Gallery Artists 23rd Annual Open Exhibit will be held in Handforth Gallery of the Tacoma Public Library from February 1 through February 27. Artists eligible are those residing in the counties of Clark, Cowlitz, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum, and Vashon Island. Original work is acceptable in all media except crafts, such as ceramics and jewelry. Work must have been completed within the past two years and must not have been previously exhibited in a juried exhibit in the Tacoma area. TODAY'S Copies, patterns, class work and work done under instruction are not acceptable. Paintings and graphics must be suitably framed and wired for hanging. Maximum horizontal dimension must not exceed 40 inches, and all paint and varnish must be completely dry. Each artist is limited to two entries, and a fee of $3 will be collected upon entrance. Entry blanks and labels must be filled out in full and attached to the upper fight hand corner of the back of the painting or to the base of a sculpture. Exhibit space for sculpture is limited. Jan Danford, Society Editor xilio Robin Rockafellow is a ten year old mongoloid girl in residence in the Rainier School in Buckley for retarded and handicapped children. For three years she has been sponsored by the ladies auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars who for approximately 17 years previously had sponsored a boy. He became, eventually, qualified for employment in the Goodwill industries, whereupon the women of the VFW turned their attentions to Robin. She is remembered with gifts and with visits at Christmas and on her birthday; she is provided k with $26 per year as pocket ~ money; her special needs are supplied. Merle Vander Wal has been Youth Chairman of the auxiliary for three years, and under her direction and leadership, Robin's Christmas remembrances have been collected and delivered. Mrs. Vander Wal L periodically writes to the school to inquire as~~ to Robin's needs andwants. Both ~,~:~,, are considered at Christmas, and ...... ~' her wishes are modest. She asked for a doll and a ball, a 91orm~g : .... ~ ........ .book and paints. Herneedsare, ~.. ' little more extensive. VFW members volunteered to sew for Robin, and many garments were made among which are five dresses in as many colors and patterns, underwear, a pajama bag, a pillow shaped like a turtle and a dress-and-slacks suit. Donated were 16 dolls. One is for Robin and the others are to be distributed as needed by those in authority in the school. Robin's birthday falls near the end of the month of January, and she will receive nightgowns, as she did last year. Donated used clothing is also taken to the school to be given to needy children, and Mrs. Vander Wal expresses apprecfation for all contributions. Mrs. Vander Wal has been a~ member of the VFW auxiliary for~ 13 years. Her husband, Pete, is~ owner and operator of Vanderl Wal's Garage and they have three ~ married sons, a son who is serving with the U.S. Marines and a son who is a senior in high school. They also have an adopted daughter_, who is married. Robin, according to the Youth Chairman, could upon admission to the school three years ago say only one word. She has now added to her meager vocabulary a few words more, and she seems able to understand things said to her. "She is physically quite capable," declares Merle Vander Wal. "The school has done much for her." "It is sad," states Mrs. Vander- Wal," to see such troubled ENTIRE STOCK Chairman of the event is Jan Johns of Tacoma, whose phone number is GR 2-9453. Dancers To Meet Shelton's round dance club, the Christmas Town Rounders, will meet tonight in the fairgrounds hall for their regular dance. The club meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Regularly $7.00 yd. ponsors Girl MERLE VANDER WAL is conductress and Youth Chairman of the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. children; but it is rewarding to see the improvements." Under constant supervision Robin attends school, participates in games, and enjoys a television room. The other occupants of Meyer Hall, where she lives, are near her age. Several buildings are in operation, and in each is housed a group within a certain age bracket. Not all of the resident children are mentally retarded. Some are deaf; some cannot speak; some are handicapped in other ways. "There is a need for many more sponsors," states Mrs. Vander Wal. "For those who are bored, here is something to do." Robin Rockafellow has two sisters in Rainier School. Cosmetics for YOU TO MAKE HAIR GROW q-Is there any way I can get my hair to grow faster? A. Hair grows quickly when there is an adequate hair supply in the scalp area and when the pores of the scalp are free of foreigh matter. Massage and brushing will stimulate circulation in the scalp . . and frequent shampooing will keep the scalp clean. The scalp should also be kept supple. This can be done by using a cream when massaging. EYE SHADOW CREASING Q. How can I prevent my eye Shadow from forming lines in the creases of my eyelids? A. There are three steps you can take to prevent your eye shadow from creasing: *Make sure your eyelids are free of oil when you apply the shadow. *Use a brush-on type of eye shadow rather than a cake type. *Set the shadow by dusting it over lightly with a light tone of face Power. Neil's Pharmacy Emergency Ph. 426-2 165 Fifth & Franklin St.--426-3327 Open Daily 9:30 to 7:30 Saturdays ~ 9:30 to 6:00 I Ill ~ / oWALNUT BROWN eBLACK Mary, left, and Maxine Schmidt High School Spotli ht Look-alikes ale twin sisters MaG' and Maxine Schm~dt, born on December 15, 1952 to Mr. and Mrs. Moritz Schmidt of Shlton. They have a seven year old sister, Teresa. A sharing of interest and College in Spokane. She serves a substitute Sunday Scho teacher and her hobbies includ reading and sewing; and she learning to ski. For three years in all, Maxb has been active in the Futut hobbies indicates a close Homemakers of America, f~ relationship between the girls, and which group she now serves yet each has matured as an secretary. She was selected .~ Rotary Student of the Month individuallife, with different goals in the ttome Economics departme~I Mary will be a teacher; Her subjects include seni~ Maxine will be a registered nurse. English, Washington Star[ Both are members of St. History, civics, and advancCl drama. She is a student teach for ninth grade Home Economg which is her favorite subject. H hobbies are sewing, cooking a~ skiing. After graduation she pl~l to enroll in a nursing school. The twins plan a sumrt vacation at Disneyland, in W0 Virginia or in Italy." We ha~ relatives in all three places," thl explained. David's Episcopal Church, where they last year taught Sunday School classes and where this year Mary serves as president and Maxine as vice-president of the Episcopal Youth Council. Both were Candystripers for two years; both were for three years members of the German Club, and, for two years, members of AFS. They have belonged to Job's Daughters, also. Mary has participated in Pep Club for two years, and Maxine belongs this Donnie J. year. The sisters are employed in the kitchen of Mason General Slates Mpeting Hospital. T~ii i)~o~ i~r~,J~~ N~ Mary has 'been 'a Z Club .... !' n . O' " :: ' member for three years, and she Orthopedic Guild held its fill was an AFS finalist last year. She meeting of the year at 8 _p.~ s t u d i e s s e n i o r E n gl i sh, Wednesday in the home of 1~ bookkeeping, and civics; she is a Vince Himlie. Mrs. Leon ScA~ library assistant, and she was co-hostess, j student-teaches the second grade. The annual Christmas p=~ She plans to attend either Seattle was held at 8 p.m. December ~ Pacific College or Whitworth in the Chuck Manke home. SHOE DEPT. ion Pictured are three of many styles. BLACK RUSTY TAN Page 6 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, January 7, 1970