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February 11, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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r ! i THE GOLDEN WEDDING anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gruver will be observed by a reception to be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday in the United Methodist Church. Hosts will be their children, Hugh F. Gruver of Kent, and Lloyd H. Gruver and Mrs. Dorothy Barnett, both of Shelton. Harry Gruver, a retired barber, is a veteran of World War I. He and Mrs. Gruver have eight grandchildren. They request that no gifts be presented. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gruver, 1921 Square Dancing Lessons Set A new class in square dancing will get under way at 8 p.m. Monday in the fairgrounds hall. Sponsored by the Salty Sashayers Square Dance Club of Shelton and instructed by Ed and Shirley Matthews of Bremerton, the class will for approximately the next 20 weeks meet on each Two Girls Monday for a two hour session. The current class will graduate at the meeting of the Salty Sashayers to be held at the fairgrounds on Saturday night. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Breakfast Will Be Served Join Jobies Initiated into the Order of Job's Daughters on February 2 were Cheryl Kelley and Shelly Thomason. For best initiation work the bracelet was awarded to Linda Okonek and to Julie Tobey was given a certificate for her The ladies of St. David's Episcopal Church are planning their annual pancake breakfast and luncheon to be served on Shrove Tuesday, February 23 in the church hall from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Co-chairmen of the event are Mrs. Gene Benedict and Mrs. Norman Eveleth. Mrs. Orville Proficiency. Moran will make her famous Visitors included Barbara nan~kes K6ch, Sr. PHQ No. 37; Alex Smith, PAG, No. 37 and Worshipful Master, Mr. Moriah, Shelton; Mrs. Marilyn Viger, PBG Hospital Auxiliary No. 37; Sue Spartan and Keith Slates Coffee Hour Spartan, Yakima. Social Meeting Set By Legion Past presidents and past commanders will be honored at a -social meeting of Fred B. Wivell Unit No. 31 of the American Legion and its auxiliary. The event will be 'held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Memorial hall. A Coffee Hour will be held by the Mason General Hospital Auxiliary from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on February 22 in the hospital dining room. A talk will be presented and a film shown on the intensive care unit of the hospital. In use will be the film projector, wheel chairs and coffee makers purchased by the auxiliary. Members are urged to bring friends. _ By Jan DI, nford _ A stupid Cupid, Bow a-quiver, Missed my heart And pierced my liver. els 1 hope somebody gives me a NICE Valentine this year. I seem to be the type to whom people feel compelled to send the comic variety. Last year my sister sent me a Get-Well card. Inside, right below the sweetly sympathetic little verse, she had written, "You ARE sick, you know; sick, sick, sick!" . The year before that she had invited me to her home for a Valentine's Day dinner, and there on her beautifully appointed table, surrounded by a ruffling of mashed potatoes, reposed the piece de resistance - a large baked heart, ruby-red with a cranberry glaze, in which quivered a somewhat dilapidated arrow complete with a broken chicken feather. Running rampant on this culinary horror was a stark naked and disgustingly pot-bellied ceramic cupid with a stuffed olive in his navel. Long have I yearned to top her efforts, and I believe that I have at last done so. This year I made a contribution in her name to the Heart Fund, and that's pretty hard to beat. Romeo And Juliet Were old enough For love, and yet Were not sufficient- Ly mature The tender passion To endure. They had their teen- Age chance and blew it; Neither one Of them lived through it. TROPICAL FISH Large Variety! Including: Fancy Guppies, Clown Barbs, Tetras, Etc. MARION'S AQUARIUS 1221 W. Birch 426-6148 Today, Thursday, Feb. 11 Rotary Club luncheon, noon, Ming Tree Cafe. Toastmasters Club, 6:45 a.m., Timbers Restaurant. Slimette Tops, 7 p.m., court house annex. St. Edwards's Women's Club, board meeting, 7:30 p.m.; regular meeting, 8 p.m., in the church. Union Ladies Civic Club, noon, Union Fire Hall. Parents of SHS Senior Class, 7:30 p.m., Room 7, Angle Building. Friday, Feb. 12 Chamber of Commerce board meeting, 7:30 a.m., Timbers Restaurant. Drivers license examiner, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., court house basement. Ruby Rebekah Lodge, 8 p.m., IOOF Hall. Saturday, Feb t~i!~~ i ~ i~ Game Night, 8 p.m., Eagles Airport Hall. Salty Sashayers, 8:30 p.m., fairgrounds. Beta Zeta Chapter party, Old Mill. Bake Sale, Bali's Food Center, Union, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., David Ray Orthopedic Guild. Food Sale, Walt's Marina, OES Ellinor Chapter of Union. Sunday, Feb. 14 Shelton Churches invite you to attend the church of your choice. Monday, Feb. 15 PUD No. 3 commission meeting, 1 p.m., PUD conference room. County commission meeting, 10 a.m., court house. Shelton Bridge Club, 7:15 p.m., PUD auditorium. Goodwill truck in town. Phone 426-4847 for pickups. It's About Time Tops, 7:30 p.m., County Health Office. Shelton Garden Club, 1 p.m., St. David's Episcopal Church. Card party, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall. Tuesday, Feb. 16 Kiwanis Club luncheon, noon, Timbers Restaurant. City commission meeting, 2 p.m., city hall. American Legion, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall. Jaycees, 8 p.m., airport clubhouse. Rhododendron Society, 8 p.m., PUD auditorium. Lions Club dinner and board meeting, 7 p.m., Hallmark Inn. Job's Daughters, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Eagles Auxiliary card party, 1 p.m., Multi-service center. What- BEGINNER'S SQUARE DANCE LESSONS When- First Lesson Feb. 15, 8:00 P.M. and every Monday thereafter for approx. 20 weeks. Where- Mason County Fairgrounds Who- Everyone between ages of 9-90 $2.00 per couple NOTE: Clip this ad -- it will entitle a couple to the first lesson free. Phone 426-3213 evenings for more information. Mason County Republican Women, noon luncheon, Hallmark Inn. Wednesday, Feb. 17 Drivers license examiner, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., court house basement. Christmas Town Tops, 7 p.m., Multi-service Center. WARC, 8 p.m., Capitol Hill Clubhouse. D a v i d R a y Orthopedic Guild, 8 p.m., home of Mrs. Bill Graham. Laurel Court No. 26, Masonic Temple. Thursday, Feb. 18 Rotary Club luncheon, noon, Ming Tree Cafe. Toastmasters Club, 6:45 a.m., Timbers Restaurant. Slimette Tops, 7 p.m., court house annex. Port commission meeting, 8 p.m., court house. Hood Canal Woman's Club, 11:30 a.m., Potlatcli Clubhouse. Shelton Nimrod Club, 8 p.m., clubhouse. Mason County Democrat Club, 8 p.m., PUD auditorium. Multi-service Center board meeting, 7:30 p.m. at the center. Sarah Eckert Guild, 11 a.m., Grapeview Fire Hall. OES Past Matrons Welcome Chapter noon sack luncheon, Masonic Temple. 4-H Club News Valley Vaqueros Plan Sunday Visit The Valley Vaqueros 4-H Club met in the Bob Hepburn home at 7:30 p.m. on February 1. On Valentine's Day the group will visit the Fir Lane Terrace Convalescent Center to present cookies to the residents. A swimming party and potluck dinner is planned for a future date, and the next meeting is.scheduled for March 1. FROM YOUR DRUG STORE Maybe you have never thought of us in this way, but in many respects this is your drug store. It's yours when your doctor wants to check Your medication record and asks, "What's your drug store"? Or when he wants you to have a new prescription and asks, "What's your drug store"? And this Is your drug store when you want to check the Instructions on your child'S medicine, or when you need to know for tax purposes how much you spent on medicine last year. Anytime you want reliable, professional help in matters of Prescription medicine and health aids, think of us as your clrug store. Neil's Pharmacy Emergency Ph. 426-2165 Fifth & Franklin St.--426-3327 Open Daily 9:30 to 7:30 Saturdays -- 9:30 to 6:00 Betty Jo Neils Will Address Republicans "Woman to Woman" will be the topic of Mrs. Edward (Betty Jo) Neils of Tacoma, who will speak at the Valentine luncheon of the Mason County Women's Republican Club to be held in the Hallmark Inn at noon Tuesday. Mrs. Neils is vice-chairman of the State Republican committee and treasurer of the State Republican Women's Club. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and holds two degrees, a BA in education and a BA in art. She has been employed professionally as a teacher, as a radio announcer and as a director of radio programs. Both she and her husband serve on the committee for the Tacoma Art Museum, and Mrs. Neils is a member of the Washington State Lutheran Family and Child Services. She is most active in public affairs and is currently handling the publicity for BASH, a fund-raising project to benefit four private schools, both Catholic and Protestant. Attending as guests will be Women's Republican Club State President Jackie McDougall of Wenatchee and Mrs. Maurice Ahlquist of Olympia, secretary of the State organization. Peggy Bennett and Thelma Puhn are accepting reservations. Music Teachers Schedule Events Spring piano adjudication to be held in April and tentative plans for the observation of Music Week in May were main topics at the February 2 meeting of the Mason County Chapter of Washington State Music Teachers' Association. The group met at 8 p.m. in the home of Cinda Henderson where Valentine's Day decor prevailed. The State syllabus of piano music was received by Dee Morton, program chairman, and recital chairman Lou Cowles announced a recital for elementary girls to be held on Saturday. On March 2 the chapter will meet in Mac Winiecki's home. Matrons To Meet Welcome Chapter's Past Matrons Club will meet in the M~isonic Temple for a n0~n sack luncheon next Thursday. le Thirteen-year-old Tammie Blackwell has a wonderful hobby. She enjoys visiting with nursing home residents. She volunteered her services last summer, and assisted with occupational therapy projects, as well as helping in countless little ways which brought happiness to her elderly friends. She reads to them, pushes wheelchairs, or sometimes just makes conversation. She has other interests, too. She likes horses, and last summer took riding lessons from Mrs. Strong. She baby-sits; she owns and cares for five pet goldfish, a cat and a guinea pig; and she grows Christmas trees. The trees were planted by her grandfather, Chet Rosenberg, to provide a college fund for Tammie and her sister Carrie. Under his supervision the girls care for the trees, the first crop of which were cut last December. Michelle, a very little sister, is not yet able to share in the work. Tammie is the daughter of Bev Mahlendorf, and her home is in the Skokomish Valley. She was born Oct. 7, 1957 in Flint, Mich. She is an eighth grader, and a member of Job's Daughters. On May 30 she will be confirmed in Mt. Olive Lutheran Church where she is an acolyte, and she sings in the senior choir. She sang, with the choir, in the nursing homes. As an occupational therapy project to interest her nursing home friends, Tammie chose the creating of gift-wrap paper. She and her grandmother, Mrs. Clara Rosenberg, learned the process by the reading of library books. They experimented until Tammie was sufficiently proficient to present and to teach the craft. Tammie begins with sheets of tissue paper, either white or colored. It may be purchased by the roll, if desired, and cut into suitable lengths. Poster paint is used, adding very little water to the powder in order that the coloring material may be quite thick. The design is imprinted on the paper by dipping various implements into the paint and stamping the color onto the tissue. Among Tammie,s /avorite tools .are a doughnut cutter, a kitchen whisk, a meat tenderizer, Strand To Visit Laurel Court No. 26 will honor S. K. Franklin Strand, Assistant Grand Lecturer from Agate Court on his official visit here on Wednesday in the Masonic Temple. Guild Will Meet The regular meeting of Sarah Eckert Guild will be held next Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Grapeview Fire Hall. Food Sale Set Order of Eastern Star, Ellinor Chapter, of Union will hold a. food sale on Saturday at Walt's Marina. Bake To Held In Union David Ray Orthopedic Guild will sponsor a bake sale in Ball's Food Center in Union from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Those wishing to contribute baked goods should contact chairman Mrs. Joan Welkins. New members of the group are Mrs. Jolean Graham and Mrs. Cathy Morris. A 'white elephant' sale will be a feature of the next meeting to be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the home of Mrs. Bill Graham. At the January 20 meeting held in the home of Mrs. Nathan Stairs, plans were discussed for a rummage sale to be held in March. ~- -- --._~., --_ - ---- --~-- ~ - -__- ~~ -~_--.- --~--Z~.-- Presents... NEW SPRING KITS from The first name in Creative Needlecraft 2020 Olympic Hwy. N. t i \ TAMMIE BLACKWELL used a cookie cutter: bright red Valentine pattern on white tissue one of her many fancy gift-wrap papers. sprinkled on the extra fancy same method and paper table decorated. The finished thoroughly in an he J Th,'s lovely 51~1 ,, tall silver wine (by famed International Silver Co.) -- absolutely FREE when you open a savt count of $500 or more, or when you odd!' a to your present savings account at (Water and Sherbet/Champagne are also available.) Then, with each additional deposit $250 or more, you can purchase goblets for just $3. But hurry. Start now. This offer may have to be limited THUR3TON COUNTY FEDERAl 8AVII~8 AND LOAN AStlO(:IdqiQN OLYMPIA Home Offlie Fifth & Capitol Welt LACEY , Branch 4111 Market Seven 313.Railroad cookie cutters, and cans of varying shapes and sizes. "Kitchen utensils make very attractive patterns," she explains. By careful choice of pattern and color, papers can be designed for all occasions. Glitter may be Visit TI Servk Trl Page 8- Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, February 11, 1971