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April 15, 1971

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Kurt Thompson High School Spotlight Kurl q'hompson. Assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop No l I 2 and president of Explorer Post No. 7 1 1, began as a cub scout at the age of eight years and has been active in scouting ever since. "I'll stay with it as long as I'm in the States," he says. Kurt studies world affairs, journalism, world hislory, trigonometry, and civics; he enjoys them all. He is a member of AFS, French Club, and the Rifle Club, to which he also belonged last year. He is a member of the United Methodist Youth Fellowship group, and an editor of the High Climber. He was Shelton's semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test, and he is employed by Miklethun Electric. Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Thompson are his parents, and he has two brothers and a sister. Carey is a high school junior and Keith is an eighth grader. Carol is m the 30, R|chJand, Wa. when he was seven years old and to She/ton as a junior. His home is on Island Lake, and he participates in hunting, camping, hiking and water skiing. "'!like to keep busy," he states. His Explorer Post is now trap-shooting, and plans to soon take a scuba course, as well a% survival course at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane. Kurt took the course in June of 1969. "'It is basically the same course as that given to Air Force personnel," he explains, "but some things are omitted in order to concentrate on those things which are most important to the boys." The one-week course consists of three days in the class room on the base followed by three days in the woods 100 miles north of Spokane. "It involves a 10 hour cross-country hike," Kurt recalls, "with a compass and a dot on the map to be located. Minimum tools and provisions are carried." Kurt will work, this coming summer, either as an electrician's app.tcatice .or m Simpson Timber COmpany's mill. He plans to atlend Evergreen College as a pohtical science major and hopes to carve a future career with either the State Department or the UN. MR. AND MRS, LEONARD L. Peterson of Allyn announce uary Rosemary G. Day, the daughter of Mrs. Leah M. Givens of Bellevue, on January 22 became the bride of Roger R. Richert of Bellevue, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Richert, Shelton. The double ring ceremony was performed at 7 p.m. in the Newport Hills Baptist Church in Bellevue by the Rev. George Lawson of the University Baptist Church of Seattle. Given in marriage by her Uncle, T. A. Davies of Eugene, Ore., the bride was attired in a full length empire-waisted white double-knit boucle gown styled by herself. The bodice was edged with a gold-bead and pearl rope trim, and she carried a single yellow rose with trailing ivy. Maid of honor Miss Dana McMechan wore a floor length yellow polyester sheath and her nosegay was fashioned of yellow roses. Wyman Dobson was best man. Seventy persons attended the wedding, and 275 guests were present at the 8 p.m. reception held in the Mercerwood Shore Club at Mercer Island. Yellow roses with ivy, and white candles on white damask cloths adorned with yellow velvet ribbons decorated the rooms. The tiered white-iced spice cake was trimmed with yellow roses and topped with a bouquet of yellow roses with ivy. Serving were Mrs. Ran Vessey, Mrs. Wyman Dobson, and Mrs. Carl Johnson of Renton; Mrs. Haldane Johnson and Mrs. Jerry Richert of Shelton; Mrs. T. A. Davies, Eugene, Ore.; Mrs. (;ene Gillespie, Anacortes; Mrs. Charles McKenzie, Seattle; Mrs. Ran Pyeatt, Bellevue; Mrs. Joel Bernatz, Chelan; and Mrs. Jay Moynahan, Cheney. Miss Tish Richert of Shelton took charge of the guest book. Joining the couple in the recessional was their newly OU Mr. and Mrs. Roger R. Richert formed family of five boys who range in ages from seven months to seven years. The bride attended Washington State University and the University of Washington. The groom is a graduate of Washington State University and is with Olson, Richert, Bignold Architects Planners, and Engineers, Inc. of Renton. After a wedding trip to Southern California, the family will reside in Bellevue. inoc ]e ]U Given The Shelton SRA Pinochle Club held their last meeting of the season on April 5 in the Memorial hall. A dinner was followed by an evening of play for which Alice Herzog held high score for the ladies, 6480; second was Ida Hyatt, 6430; and Vi Laugen was third, 6360. Ida Adams was high scorer for the men with 7200; Louis Herzog, 7030, was second; and third was Claude Richards, 6280. Ladies high series for the year was scored by Millie Drebick with 63370; Edna Clary was second with 61540; tied for third place were Barb Okonek and June Petty, 59310. Lucky Larson was in first place for the men's high series with 66770; Claude Richards was second with 62890; Louis Herzog was third with 59300. Highest scores of the year were attained by Lucille Speece, 8230, and John Drebick, 8870. Lowest scorers were Marge Johnson with 460 and Don Stoddard with 1450. The Matlock club visited the group at the March 27 meeting held in the Memorial Hall. High scoring lady was Becky Schreiber, 7840; second was Neva Van Valkenburg, 6730; third was Dora Hearing with 6620. With several ladies filling in as men, first place on the masculine score sheet was taken by Marion White, 6420; Second by Mary Needham, 6180; and third by Elvin Hearing, 6090. Pincohle was held by Neva Van Valkenburg and Marion White, and 1500 trump by Alice Crossan and Elvin Hearing; 800 Kings were held by Lud Rossmaier and Mildred Drebick. By Jan ~nfo~ I place my words In patterns pretty And rhyme them in A dreadful ditty And after due Deliberation I label it llliteration. On the main street the circulatory system of an uncertain neon sign raced madly, and was a falling feather wafted wearily away on the waves of agony emanating from his crushed and cringing carcass. "Jayne Playne," I snarled. "Private Eyelash." Though fail he may To storm the portals Of literary High immortals, The Private Eye droplets of its anemic light bled Should get a four SheI-To{~ from a gaping wound where bulbs Star award were missing to filter feebly into For metaphor. the black velvet vacuum of the Plans Potluck dead-end alley where 1 waited, For their next meeting, Shel-Toa Guild will hold a 6:30 p.m. potluck dinner in the home of Nadia tlovind on May 6. The group met at 8 p.m. on April 1 in the home of Donna Davidson with Shirley Byrne as co-hostess. Officers elected for the following year were Shirley Grey, president; Mary Ann Hanlon, vice-president; Donya Sanford, secretary; and Sue Anderson, treasurer. Projects for the fall bazaar were discussed and submitted to the Orthopedic Association. tense. Footsteps punctured in rythmic pattern the taut-drawn drumhead of the night, making little holes through which the silence surrounding me trickled away to join the turbulent river of city sounds roaring down the avenue beyond. "Excuse me, ma'am;" his voice was a silk-soft shadow at my anxious elbow; "but this is no place for a lady.. 2' l delivered a swift karate blow, a quick jude punch, and a couple of low fouls I thought up by myself. Whirling, I seized him around the neck and threw him over my shoulder. He hit 'the bone-shattering solidity of the concrete wall with a sickening thud; sickening, that is, to him; I Golden Age Club Sets Ham Dinner The Golden Age Club will supply the baked ham for a potluck supper to be held in the loved the sound of it. An unstrung puppet, he slow-motioned to the pavement. ! glared down at the broken, moaning heap. "Who are you'?" his whisper Memorial Hall at 6 p.m. next the engagement of their daughter, Cheri Ann, to Larry M. Thursday. Brignone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brignone of Shelton. Music for dancing will be ~~~ Cheri is a senior in North Mason High School, from which her furnished by the Tune Toppers fiance was graduated in 1970. Larry is now serving in the U. and card games, will be played. S. Navy. Thirty two members and 28 visitors attended the last meeting. ]PHOTO ~ . Winners Named Special North-South winners for the MINI WEDDING Monday night meetil4g of the COVERAGE Is it right to expect an answer to prayer? Shelton Duplicate Bridge Club were Mr. and Mrs. ttoward Holt; Lisa Schlosser and Lillian Updyke; Tuey Schumaker and Bob Quimby. Winning for East-West were Ann Batchelor and Shirley Byrne; Mr. and Mrs. Warren Russell; Louise Umphenour and Jack Graler. NOW ONLY Come to this Christian Science Lecture ENTITLED: "YOUR THINKING GOVERNS YOUR EXPERIENCE" By William Milford CorreU, C.S.B. in tl~e United Methodist Church, G & King St., Shelton Thursday, April 29 * 8 p.m. IN NATURALCOLOR AI McConnell Photography ZIEGLER'S STUDIO & CAMERA SHOP Phone 426-6163 124 N. 2nd., Shelton ~_ * Camera Charge ,~ ANCHORING A HAIRPIECE Q. I'm always afraid my i p( i (a fall) will fall off. How do I anchor it properly? A. Before putting your hairpiece on, take a small strand of your own hair and wind it into a pincurl. Secure the Curl with two crossed bobby pins. Now, slip the comb attached to the front of your hairpiece under the pin curl. For added security, cross two bObby pins at the back or the base of the fall. RESTORING HAIR LUSTER Q. I have spent a good part of the summer on the beach. My hair has been dried out by the sun Ha ._ .~.~_L'~ w can I get it back Irl )1 lald~ .~ A. Hair that is dry, brittle, or coarse needs special care. we recommend that you u~e a. conaitioner every time you snampoo until your hair regains its smoothness and luster. Apply. the conditioner after towe clrying your hair distrlouting t ~,,,h, ~,,,~ our scalp to th- :~,~'.'L~ :'..~" ~air. After one or t~wo=mi'n~tes', rinse your hair once more and then set as usual. Heil's Pharmacy E mergency Ph. 426.2165 ifth & Franklin St.--426.3327 op.en Daily 9:30 to 7:30 Saturdays ~ 9:30 to 6:00 Page 8- Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, April 15, 1971 Epsilon Slates A Hobo Party Epsilon Omicron, Beta Sigma Phi will meet today in the David Dunnington home for a Hobo Party. A model meeting of the group is set for 8 p.m. Monday in the home of Mrs. Joe Lovato. Future events include a Founder's Day observance at the Red Bull in Olympia on April 30; a couples dinner on May 8 in the Larry Knudsen home; a Preferential Tea in the home of Mrs. Tom Weston on May 16; and Pledge Rituals on May 24. Twirling Day Proclaimed Mayor Frank Travis signed on Tuesday a proclamation designating Saturday, April 17, as Baton Twirling Day. The First Annual Cherry Blossom Baton Competition will be held in Olympia High School on Saturday. It is sanctioned by United States Twirling Association. Starting at 9:00 a.m., judging of Corps, teams and solo events will follow in that order. The competition for Miss Cherry Blossom in all age groups will begin at noon. Elaine Werner of Cleveland, Ohio, and Maxine Papadopoulos of San Jose, Cal. are the Chief Ju~lges of the contest, sponsored by the Mason County Robinettes Baton Corps. Kathy Chodora, of Seattle, instructor of the Robinettes, is the Contest Director. There will be no charge for admission to any of the events. The public is invited. Food will be served all day. Miss Hamilton First Choice Of Pianists Susan Hamilton, student of Geneva Sliva, was first choice among musicians performing in the recent piano adjudications set by the Mason County Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers' Association. She was selected by Dr. North to play at the WSMTA annual conVen'tibtl- to "b~ held in ,Chen~y ', ...... i ', ', '-. ; ~ in June. ..... First runner-up .is :Ann Quimby, student of Bea Larson; second runner-up is Vicki Baze, student of Lou Cowles. Whoopees To Meet The Whoopees will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Capitol Hill clubhouse to visit the Exceptional Foresters. A good representation is requested. Give your loved one a special gift this year.., a I'$ |lOnU IV==~ebl I ~ t I bit 14 'tonll IVI,'I~I~ NO MRSII ~-I0 slant| Ivllllbll A mother's ring is far more than the ordinary gift. It stands for a mother's happiness. Order the symbol of happiness today from... "For satisfaction, aiways buy a watch from a watch-maker." 5th & Franklin 426-3283 MORLEY KRAMER, librarian, and Judi hang one of Mrs. Hartman's paintings for National Library Week. "Wild Flowers" is with the use of a palette knife. Judi Hartman Art To Open In Public L The Shelton Public Library will launch National Library Week, which runs from April 18 through April 24, with an exhibit of art work by Judi Hartman. Mrs. Hartman, recently graduated with honors from Pacific Lutheran University, holds a degree in Art. A ten year resident of Shelton, Judi is a substitute teacher in the Shelton Schools as well as painter. Her favorite media is oil but she also works in pen and ink, charcoal and mixed media. The exhibit shows the range of her work. The public is invited to a reception in the library on Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to meet the artist, to view her work and to become aquainted with the library. Libraries acr0S will observe Week with the Got a Right to It." The SheltOn present displays showing the for all ages and The devel awareness of art is many ways the community's inte be'come in through the librarY' Take advantage to find out what yc do for you. from noon to through Friday 5 p.m. on SaturdaY' This lovely'' toll silver sherbet pagne goblet, (by famed Co.) is yours FOR ONLY $3. when an additional $250 or more to TCF savings account. HURRY! Complete your Silver now before this fantastic offer expir#' P.S. Wine and water goblets are able. THURSTON COUNTY FEDER,AP SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OLYMPIA-- Home Offial : ii Fifth 6' Copitol Way LACEY Branch 41~1 Market Square ~113 Railroad