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aurel leers Ileene Twidwell Likes To Can ILEENE TWIDWELL pauses in the midst of her many occupations for a coffee break. Ilccnc Twidwell has tried a Iol ol difterenl jobs. She worked in (hristmas trees for one full year and for three production seasons; she h as marked fish lor the (;eorge Adams Ilatchery in the Skokomish Valley, and for the ltatchery m Itoodsport; in the stmlmers of Iq68 and 1969 she leased and operated the eating place then known as Ted's Drive In on ttighway 101; during the winte~ ol 1970 she was employed by the Valley Center Grocery. "[~Ul now", she says, "1 have what ~s the perfect job for me." She drives School Bus No. 18 to Grapeview andr All'in, and, enjoys every minute of it, "It works out be~ifully,'" she declares. "I am home at the same hours that my kids ar, home. and when they have holidays, l have holidays also." Iler children are l I-year-old Debra, Charles, who is eight, and Jerome, seven. Charles is a Little Leaguer, playing with the Endicott Realty team, undefeated at this writing. Ills mother attends the twice weekly games as well as the three practices. Debbie is a member of the prize-winning ttood Canal Trojanette Drill Team. lleene's husband, Jerry, served in the U, S. Navy, and l~r the first two years oi their married life the Twidwells lived in Long Beach, Cal. While her husband was at sea on a mine sweeper, Ileene lived in an apartment house. "1 was sure glad to move back to the valley," she states. Most of lleene's traveling was accomplished at a tender age. Born in Seattle, she lived for a year in Cheyenne, Wyo. after which she moved to Olympia, arnving in the Skokomish Valley as a three year old. Here she has remained, except for her stay in (Talifornia. Among Mrs. Twidwell's many hobbies arc hunting, fishing and camping. With her family she will go camping every week-end, all summer long. She learned to knit last winter, and thoroughly mastered the art of fashioning a stocking cap. "We have about 13 of the things around the house," she remarked. A family project in which lleene took a most active part last summer was the building of a backyard barbecue pit. Rocks were hauled from the }tamma ltamma river. Near-by rockeries will he built of similar stones. A dog and three cats are family pets, as well as a cow raised on a bottle from the age of three days. Two calves are being Iaiscd ll;,! beef. "We don't dare make pets of them," says Mrs. Twidwell. She likes to go into the woods to pick wild blackberries, and last year put 21 gallons of them into the freezer. She is a great gardener, in addition to flowers raising a large and prolific vegetable garden. ltigh on her list of hobbies is the canning of produce. Each year the f~ily makes a trip east of the mountains to bring back peaches, pears and cherP~$ for]l~trto can and freeze for winter use. She joined a 4-tl club as an eighl-year-old, and when 16 years of age undertook for her year's project the canning of foods which, enteredin the fair, won for her the Championship Rosette. She is a member of the Skokomish Valley Grange, and jars of her canned apples appeared in last years blue-ribbon booth. "Apples perserved in this way," she explains, "stay very white and firm and taste like fresh fruit. They are wonderful for pies, and I prefer this method to any other." Practically any variety of apple may be used, but she prefers Gravenstines and Kings. Canned Apples 2 Tbsp. vinegar 2 Tbsp. salt -% C. sugar 1 qt. apples Pare and core apples and cut into pieces. To prevent darkening, drop apples into a solution composed of 2 Tbsp. vinegar and 2 Tbsp salt per gallon of water. When all apples are pared drain well and place in large containet. Add sugar and allow to stand over night. Juice will form. Pack apples in jars, covering with juice up to !/: inch from rim of jar. Adjust lids and process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Upon removing jars from canner, complete seal. g g g For bigger and better Brussels sprouts pinch out the top of the plant when the sprouts at the bottom are full-grown. The smaller, upper sprouts are thus encouraged to grow much larger than they otherwise would. Shears-Clipper or Razor Cuts Page 6 - Shelton-M,~son C,q~:nty Journai - Thursday, June 3, 1971 H. L. Greva Tobey and S. K. Harold Brown were installed as royal matron and royal patron of Laurel Court No. 26 on May 7 in Mt. Moriah Masonic Temple. Mrs. Tobey's motto is "Have Faith In God"; her theme, courtesy and charity; her flower; the wind flower; her colors, azalea pink and turquoise. She was attired in a gown of aqua. Elective officers are associate matron, H. L. Hildegarde Page; associate patron, S. K. Glenn Story; treasurer, H. L. Beth Johnson; secretary, H. L. Lois Davidson; conductress, H. L. Betty Freeto; associate conductress, H. L. Nina Dishon; trustee for three years, H. L. Grace Wells. H. L. Frances Magruder, royal matron, and S. K. Louis Barnaby, royal patron, presided, assisted by their officers for the opening. The uncrowning matron was H. L. Hattie Pierce, Prin.; crown bearer, H. L. Marie Story, prm.; standard bearer, H. L. Gloria Stoner; Marshal in east, H. L. Irene Jackson; marshal in west. H. L. Beulah Helser; musician, H. L. Beatrice Larson, prin. Appointive officers are marshal in east, H. L. Nancy Tobey; marshal in west, H. L. Mary Shafer; standard bearer, H. L. Viola Ferris; prelate, S. K. Fred Ferris; Musician, H. L. Beatrice Larson; truth, H. L. Hazel Dammann; faith, H. L. Jewel Deer; wisdom H. L. Bonnie Tibbets; charity, H. L. Violet Cole; historian, S. K. Leonard Greva Tobey and Harold Brown Cole; warder, H. L. Betty Rotz; sentinel, S. K. Edward Shafer. Master of ceremonies was S. K. Orin Parks, and choir provided entertainment during intermission. Grand officers for the year are H. L. Margurete Brown, assistant grand lecturer and H. L. Georgia Hellman, grand representative to California. Installing officers were S. K. Loui Larson, installing officer: H. L. Hattie Pierce. installing marshal: S. K Lorell Seljestad. installing aide: H. L. Luella Parks. installing secretary; H. L. Myra Collier, installing prelate: and H. L. Beatrice Larson. installing musician. Taking part in the crowning ceremony were coronating matron, H. L. Beatrice Larson, Prin.; honored marshal, S. K. Robert Tobey; crown bearer, H. L. Mable Aitken, prm.; sword bearer, S. K. Ernest Dahlgren prp.; standard bearer, H. L. Marie Story, prin.: marshal in east, H. L. Lucille Speece prm.; marshal in west, H. L. Georgia Hellman, prm.; musician H. L. Beth Johnson. Hostessing at the reception were H. L. Margurete Brown, H. L. Georgia Hellman, H. L. Virginia Morgan and H. L. Venus Nisbett. Greeters at the door were H. L. Marie and S. K. Glenn Story; H. L. Grace Wells attended the guest book: H. L. Anne Batchelor and H L. Annette Munson were at the gift table; flower attendants were H L. Hildegarde Page and H. L. Betty Freeto. Programs were given out by Marcia and Julie Tobey, grand daughters of the royal matron. Candle lighters were W. A. of Rainbow, Shawn Leahy and Jr. Princess of Jobs Daughters, Janet Viger, at the punch bowl was mother advisor of rainbow, Mrs. Mary Ann Shaw, and H. L. Hazel Stensager. Refreshments were served by Hl. L. Mable Aitken, Prm H. L. Violet Hoover, H. L. Alice Dahlgren, H. L. Elsie Seljestad, S. K. Oscar Stensager and S. K. Lorell Seljestad. Three sisters are royal matrons this year -- H. L. Greva Tobey of Laurel Court, Shelton; H. L. Virginia Morgan of Holly Court, Gig Harbor; and H. L. Venus Nisbett of Fidelity Court, Hadlock, Wa. n Club Plans Lunch For Monday Shelton Garden Club will meet on Monday, the previously scheduled date having conflicted with other events. Members will convene in Kneeland Park for a luncheon at noon sharp. Each person should being a sack lunch. Coffee will be furnished. The short meeting will include installation of officers and other necessary business. TODAY'S Jan Danford, Society Editor e USIC The 49th Convention of the Vance Colyar of Olympia and Washington State Federation of Mrs. Carl Zaremba, Bellingham. Trail Ride o, ,~ueIO'"J Music Clubs will be held on Dr. Cunha of Central Friday and Saturday in the Washington State College will be The Silver~ri~*i~,~liAdl~,~Cl~ ~U~itY:TOW~,Hotel, Se~le ~*,-,sl~a,~.r ~9r the 7 p.m. has scheduled a trail and work ride to start at the fairgrounds at 10 a.m. Saturday. A trail will be cleared for the Leo Bishop ride to be held June 27. Each rider should bring a sack lunch and an ax or knife to clear trails. Presiding at the Executive Banquet on Friday. His topic will Board Meeting:fit 4 p,rn.;~'~'~$!'~'Music and the Community". Friday will be State Pres~ldent Appearing on the program Mrs. W. A. Cissell of Ellensburg. will be Miss Debbie Stimson, The Convention Planning Seattle vocalist and Washington Committee includes Mrs. Cissell, State and District winner in the Mrs. Wayne Hertz and Mrs. E.F. National Federation of Music Bach, all of Ellensburg; Mrs. Clubs Auditions which were held INSTALLED ON MAY 17 were new officers of Epsilon Omicron Beta Sigma Phi. Left to right are Peggy McHatton, vice-president; Ruth Anglin, president; Lillian Lovato, corresponding secretary; and Alice Ogden, recording secretary. Made to Measure-Any Size Lined or Unlined Pay Only For Materials Choose from Immense Selection Over 150 Patterns and Colors MATERIAL PRICED 2' yd. Open Friday Evenings Until 8:30 p.m. MRS. JOSEPH V. SIMPSON of Shelton engagement of her daughter, Linda Faye, Richard H. Barnes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hoquiam. Miss Simpson's late father was a pioneer Simpson family of Mason known in both business and city August wedding in St. David's Episcopal Cht Jud, Doran Is Sp For Memorial Services Pen~Pencil Sets School | Graduation Is | June 9th 1 5th & 426-3283 used to skin. Thl moiS * If yOt an a: have cream * If yo apply have cream" TO Q. Wt makeUP Watches. Rings Leather Goods - Jewelry Class Emblems- PERFECT t h e o p e r a ' ' L u c i a d i Hoodsport. conductress; Lammermoor" at the May 25 pianist; and meeting of the Shelton Music color bearer. Club, an affiliate of the National The Federation of Music Clubs and Class Of 1951 .o,,,,, the Washington Federation of evening of Music Clubs. The gathering was PI R i Godwin h' held at8p.m, in the home of Kay ans eun on submitted Steinberg with Dell Sears as residents co-hostess. The class of 1951 will hold ato be built rt~ Mike Connolly, winner of the20 year reunion on August 14 at school ca~ club's study grant, sang three Holiday Beach on Hood Canal. selected numbers accompanying on piano The committee asks that all. Dave Kighl or guitar. A silent auction was classmates return questionaires the held to raise scholarship funds, and make reservations by July 1. Summer Installation of officers is If any one knows the auxiliary are planned for the June 15 meeting, addresses of the following 16 and which will be a 6 p.m. picnic at classmates please phone 426-4887 the home of Thelma Puhn. after 5:30 p.m.: Roy Anderson, Verna Dickinson, Georgeinne * * * Durkee, Tom Lee, Ethel Libby, Black plastic sheeting used as Don Shaw, Ernie Silva, Barbara a mulch is particularly effective in Stone, Arlene Tidyman, Helen growing watermelons and Welsh, Elsie Whetham, Ruby Lee for muskmelons. Yerrington. CLE Judge Robert Doran of Park. He Mason-Thurston County Superior Correa, and Court was guest speaker at as Master of Memorial services held at 11 a.m. Placing onvene Monday in Shelton Memorial departed were Gold Mothers, this Spring. A Semi-professional P- . B a r r a c k s, group from the CapRal Musicengagement Barracks At Club of Olympia will present from "The Consul" by ~ Legion Vulture exerptSMenotti. Announcel l Cochlen No. 3 Wivell Post Ni A brunch is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday and the The engagement of Bonita unit of Fred General Business Session will Roosa to Jon Adams is Mason Coul convene at 10:30 a.m., at which announced by her parents, Mr. (8&40), time Club Presidents, Stateand Mrs. Harold Rosengrant of Auxiliary Binghamton, N.Y. 1694. Officers and Committee Chairmen Her fiance is the son of Mrs. Each year will give their reports. Alice Adams and the late George placed on AchievementRecord Books willAdams of Union. He is a Shelton veterans bY be judged and displayedon High School graduate, now Foreign Wars Saturday. employed at Lake Cushman Legion. Utilizing records fromthe resort. Assisting opera and giving a commentary, June 28 is the wedding date,VFW Etta Rector conducted a studyof and the couple will reside in last Friday