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January 28, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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January 28, 1971

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rices i Most ot her life was spent in and gave aid in many households, says, "although they are all far he~ping others. As a young And now, Frances Oberg, for away." They write to her, send married woman in North Dakota, the past year a resident of Fir cards and little gifts. she assisted those in need in ways Lane Terrace Convalescent Born in Wisconsin 88 years both personal and financial.Center, finds that these people are ago, M rs. Oberg came to During the flu epidemic of 1918 remembering her. Washington in 1959 and a year she nursed countless sick persons, "I have lots of friends," she later was crippled by a stroke which deprived her of the use of her right hand. "I was right-handed," she states, "but I just had to learn to use my left hand." She is confined to a wheel chair, and her eye-sight is too poor to permit her to read. "All I can do is make rugs," she laughed. "I've made 24 of them in the past 6 years, and they are always sold before I finish them." Frances Oberg has no children, and her husband, Peter, was taken by death six years ago. She has two sisters. Mrs. Leone Christensen of Olympia, and Myrna Larson of New York City. Her loom was built for her by f Evan Davis, the husband of a # F 4r %~ nurse who attended her before ~" she came to the convalescent home. "I use new materials," she ~ qb explained, "and usually cotton. SWEETHEART QUEEN of Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Beta Used cloth does not wear long Sigma Phi is Nancy Dunnington who will be the chapter's enough to warrant all the work candidate for queen of the annual Valentine Dance to be held involved in making the rug." by Beta Sigma Phi on February 13 in the new Evergreen Inn The loom is strung for her in Olympia. with three strands of carpet warp. Strips of fabric are cut from two to three inches in width according to the weight and type of Hear Vocal Duo material, and Frances prefers to w o r k w i t h 1 e n g t h s o f Featured entertainers at the John and Nettie Williams, a vocal approximately a yard and a half. Saturday night dance held in the team. Williams played guitar The strips may be of one fairgrounds hall by the Saltyaccompaniment to songs. continuous piece of cloth or may Sashayers Square Dance club were Regular caller Bennie be made of several different Berndson was assisted by guest patterns and colors pieced callers Clarence Grunert, Ed ................ ~ ;.~ together for a "hit-and-miss" ck Society Matthews and George Moran. FOR SEVERAL HOURS each day Frances Oberg works at effect in the finished product. Re Among the 46 dancers She weaves with two strips of attending were members of Ed her loom. cloth simultaneously, one passing Will Meet Matthews class and visiting over and one passing under the couples from Olympia, Hoquiam Attend Jobie Meeting coveredWarp' whiChwhenWill thebe entirely Th~ I~ ~ r~l and Bremerton. rug is ----,S ,-ven,n~ On Saturday night the Salty completed. Strips are joined Sashayers will travel to Centralia Visitors to the January 19 Matron of Laurel Court. together as she progresses, theShelton Rock and Mineral for a Council Dance. meeting of Job's Daughters were Jobie of the month was Roxie knots always worked to the Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. lmda Koch, PHQ No. 37, and Wilson. Pro-tem were Tammie underside, today in the PUD auditorium. .Mrs.Frances Magruder, RoyalBlackwell, third messenger, andIt is difficult, according to Following the business Linda Koch, Marshal. Frances Oberg, to keep the sides meeting will be a question and On January 9, 16 girls visited straight. Care must be taken to answer period during which those Pizzieotc~~,,,,l~~U~'~ | ~" "|~ "-I .~ A A,/.,, ,,~BetheIMrs. No. 62 in Portland, Ore. avoid palling in of the edges. The having queries regarding lapidaryd--i Up ' ~= ~ = ----i Pa~nl~t,t~lNiing were Mr. and rt[+~lj~ made by Mrs, Oberg are work are invited to discuss their " ~ ~'~ "+~ M~. ~a~ ~igrud~r ~and Mr. and ~ ~flfully true, lie ~,to theproblems with experienced Stu es era r =/(,,~[,CP Frank Kokett. floor, and they launder perfectly. j lapidary workers. ~ Members are reminded to The regular meeting of the 1 7(~,~ ~(~,I .... bring rocks for the auction to be Pizzicato Club was held at 7 p.m. P,~ held at this meeting, on January 19 in the home of Jana Eken with Terri Campbell as co-hostess. L.,Ol. ...... ~ ...... The meeting opened with the New Officers By JAN DANrua, o singing of the Junior Collect, with Cheryl Bedell at the piano, and All the misses iiEu'alle"s the hymn of the month played by ,,nd all the ma's i~ Are Ins; April Kuhr. "Who shed their girdles " .... Members made contributions And burn their bras '~ New officers of the Mason to the Stillman Kelley Scholarship Should bear this flagrant County Women's Republican Fund. Susan Edson read a report l'houtdlt in mind - Club, installed by Mrs. Helen about this $1,000 scholarship for They look more female Nelson of Aberdeen on December instrumentalists given annually by Unconfined. 15, are Thelma Puhn, president; the National Federation of Music ,, Peggy Bennett, vice-president; Clubs and supported almost Barbara Davis, secretary; and Ann entirely by junior members. 1 know a wonderful older Batchelor, treasurer. The program was devoted to a lady mighty spry for her years, ~ Installation was held at a study of Mozart's opera "The tam and attractive. The rear view +~+ potluck luncheon in the home of Marriage of Figaro". Rand ol b,~r striding down the street Mary Lovell, at which Theresa Petersen gave a talk about the mer~;s many a whistle from males Holiday of Grapeview spoke on composer's life and the plot of young enough to be her Christmas customs in the the opera. Members listened to grandsons. Phillipines and displayed recordings of the overture and She is clever in her use of traditional silk garments worn at various arias from the opera. cosmetics and her hair-do is Phillipine Christmas parties. Petersen sang an example of up-to-date; her clothing is cut in The club will next meet on Mozart's operatic style from ~h: .:urrent style, but her ideas are February 16 for a noon luncheon "Don Giovanni". ? ~pclessly old-fashioned, in the Hallmark Inn. Short-cut cookery and ;ime-saving gadgets tempt her not at all. * * * "If 1 should have too much If seeds, of wall flowers are leisure," she explains, "I'd just planted as soon as the soil can be have to acquire a hobby, and I worked, the plants will bloom this would no doubt start making year. , ~:'.~s out of that funny white She owns an automatic ;a~her, a dryer and a vacuum , cleaner, but these are her sole concessions to push-button housekeeping. She washes her Aishes in the sink, beats her cakes !'y hand and scrubs her floors on ~' i~ands and knees. , . +'I see no sense," she says, "in ONFEBRUARY 2, August Johnson will be 90 years old. Born ,ynag labor-saving devices so in California, he has resided in this area for the past 27 years. ~hal 1 can become sufficiently fat ~nd flabby to necessitate the His wife, Pauline, will be 86 in May. Have you thought about aura:hast of an exercise machine." , y o u r f a m i I y ' s photographic heirlooms l'm all for women's fights, and yet lately? Remember those t, ,n't see how on earth GREAT pictures of your BILL JOHNSON, sales nake ends meetifl were paid Grandparents that are representative for Jim Pauley, Inc., says: "Spring and summer xa.:tly what I'm worth, tucked away are just ahead of us now and I ..... , DRUNK DRIVING in the attic have a real sharp 1966 Plymouth Liability & Property Damage ... are they Valiant Convertible which is Jet TROPICAL FISH n> (= me.> :i s c r a t c h e d, BlaCk in Color with Red interior. Large Variety/ Finn Insurance Canceled? c r a c k e d, For economy it has a 6-cylinder We c~n help on all fire S t a i n e d , e n g i n e w i t h a 3-s pe e d insurance end home owners, transmission, so come in and get a Including: faded? ... Let us restore fun car With built-in economy. I ~-ancy Guppies, Clown Barbs, and reprint them for you cut this from $995.00 to Tetras, Etc. SO you can enjoy them $700.00". Bill is driving a 1970 again today. Stop by the Ford Galaxie Hardtop for his MARION'S INSURANCE AGENCY Studio and see the demonstrator. He'll not only give AQUARIUS ,4+ Pacific, CHEHALIS, 7411-1111$Srestorations we have you a good deal on it too, butany Representing 1221 W. Birch 426-6148 Doiryland Insurance Co. done for others, of our many 1971 model cars and trucks. (Pd. Adv.) Page 8 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, January 28, 1971 [S Carolyn Rhodes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Rhodes, became the bride of Loren David Elliott of Bremerton in a two o'clock wedding on December 26. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs David Elliott of Portland, Ore. The double ring ceremony was performed by E. E. Rhodes of Port Angeles, grandfather of the bride, in the Church of Christ in Olym pia, where variagated holly and pink poinsettias decorated the altar. The bridal gown was styled with long puffed sleeves and a stand-up collar o~ a bodice of white crepe; the long, gathered skirt of white satin was embossed with silver, as was the matching cummerbund. A cap of white and silver satin trimmed with white pearls held the waist-length veil. On a Bible the bride carried a white gardenia with silver and white streamers. Maid of honor Sheila ttickson and bridesmaid Wretha Rhodes, sister of the bride, were identically attired in lavender bridal satin. The sleeveless A-line street-length dresses were gathered at the stand-up collars. Satin ribbon bows held matching veils, and a single long-stemmed pink rose tied with a lavender bow was carried by each attendant. The groom selected as best man his cousin Dan Clement, and another cousin, Wayne Walker, seated the 40 guests. The vocalist was Pare Powers of Olympia. The mother of the bride wore a long-sleeved cream-colored coat-dress and the groom's mother was gowned in navy blue crepe. Each wore a corsage of pink roses. A reception was held in the church basement following the ceremony, and table decorations featured a bride and bridesmaid dolls dressed in crocheted garments made by the bride's grandmother 19 years ago. A traditional bridal pair topped the three-tiered cake which was ornamented with pink and lavender roses. Mr. and Mrs. Loren David Elliott Serving were Mrs. Les Joslin, Dawn Rhodes, sister of the bride, and Mrs. Wayne Walker. Dawn and Dale Rhodes attended the gift table and the guest book. The bride, a 1968 graduate of Shelton High School, is now a Winners Named Shelton Duplicate Bridge Club met Monday night in the PUD auditorium with eight tables in play. Winning for North-South were Lenora Dudley and Will Buchofncr; Mr. and Mrs. Howard Holt; and Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bennett. East-West winners were Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Wills; Ann Batchelor and Etta Rector; and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Zobel. THE 25th WEDDING anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Junker was celebrated on December 19 in the Memorial Hall with a party which included dancing to a four piece band from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Married Dec. 26, 1945 in Monroe, the Junkers have two children, Ronald Lee and Toni Lynne. Junker is employed at Washington Corrections Center and his wife, Vivian, works for Roy Dunn. student of nursing in College in Bremerton. The groom was from high school in attended Portland prior to serving for with the U.S. Air Germany. He is now an electronics training the Puget Sound Naval After a ten day Hawaii, the couple Bremerton. ,Entertain At the meeting of Canal Federated held last Thursday in clubhouse six boys - Exceptional Fore afternoon program Whole World in His "Lord, I Want to be a Mrs. Jack Wright piano. John Schreiber, the Exceptional F showed a film made on their grounds as wood, pruned gardens, and carried duties. Schreiber explained with the 38 boys now Exceptional Foresters Nine of the 85 gone through the now self-sustaining. Twenty-seven Exceptional Foresters have been taken Institutions. Each boy himself, during a trial be capable of requirements, failing returned to his h institution. Club Members sale for February rummage sale and Arts~ Show to be held on ...... RIGHT Set Sail for and the re-opening of our THURSDAY BUFFET Come and enjoy your favorite beverage alonq with delicious cuisine from 6 to 9 p.m. Beginning this Thursday, January 28 Also try the MILL SOUP LINE" for lunch. Served from 12 NOON to 4 p.m. Every day except Sunday. Featuring home made soup -I and Casseroles. -- IN HOODSPORT--