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July 1, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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July 1, 1971

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A DRIFTWOOD SEA SERPENT swims through a bed of blossoms, wearing a hat fashioned from a sea shell and a bit of well-weathered rope. er ent Beautiful dark red double peonies of the variety that was once the mainstay of almost every old-fashioned garden hold a prominent place on the premises of kthel Buckingham's Stretch Island home, where she has lived for more than 40 years. Originally grown and loved by her father in his home in South Bend, the plants were carefully transplanted by Mrs. Buckingham. "l worked hard with them," she states. "I divided them and many were lost." The survivors, now well established, are approximately 60 years old. Ethel Buckingham was born in Nebraska, and has been a resident of Washington since she was ten years old. She and her husband, Orin, have a son, Dean, and two grandchildren, Becky and John. Organizations in which Mrs. Buckingham holds membership include Sarah Eckert Orthopedic Guild, Fair ttarbor (;range and 'the Women's Christian Society of the United Methodist Church of Shelton. From the sundeck of the Buckingham home terraces descend to the beach. Cotoneaster, iris, hypericum and flowering bulbs are among the Methodist Church on June 5 the Rev. Horace Mounts performed the double ring ceremony uniting in marriage Mrs. Agnes Anderson and Bernard T. Och, Sr. of Olympia. At tending them were the bride's son, Cliff, and the groom's daughter, Mrs. DeAnne Smith of Oak Harbor. Members of immediate families were present. A reception following the wedding was held in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Anderson. Cake was served by Mrs. Ann Rose and Mrs. Sara Anderson; punch by Mrs. Millie Eddy; and coffee by Mrs. Lorna Joslin. After a Las Vegas honeymoon, Mrs. Och returned to her position in the Seattle First National Bank of Shelton and her husband resumed his work for Fred Bippert Dodge in Olympia. 4-H NEWS Dazy Mays Meet The June 17 meeting of the Dazy Mays 4-H Club was called to ~ order at 11 a.m. by Cheri Moore :~ in the home of Mrs. Alice Haines. :: Donna Cormier led the 4-H pledge, and the camp theme, .... . Astrology, was discussed. Cathy Kimbel and Michele .......... ~ whichMre NancypreparedMorkertlUnCh'and Cheriafter Moore gave demonstrations. The next meeting will be held on July 8 in the home of Mrs. Pleines. by Margie Morkert, reporter PEONY PLANTS approximately 60 years old are carefully attended by Ethel Buckingham. Her little dog is named Miss Bampton, Frank Briden veers Wed In East many plantings. Surrounding the Her radisla~s are grown unaer Former Shelton resident h o u s e a r e c 1 e m a t i s, cheesecloth to prevent worminess. Elizabeth Rose Bampton became rhododendrons, azaleas and Tomatoes are planted: in the same the bride of Frank Courtney chrysanthemums, with scattered area, to take over as the radishes beds of bloom throughout the are used. Briden in a 6 p.m. ceremony yard. A strawberry barrel is performed by the Rev. Robert L. In a vegetable garden grow picturesque as well as practical, Schmidt on June 26 in the Chapel tomatoes, cabbage and broccoli, and a driftwood sea serpent,of the Presbyterian Church in plants of which were started by salvaged ten years ago on the Morristown, N.J. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Buckingham. Peas and beach, coils along the edge of a Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Bampton potatoes also flourish, and many flower bed through an ocean of other eatables. California poppies, of Morristown, formerly of Shelton. She was given in marriage by her father. The ....... ~ r, groom is the son of Mrs. Alfred tCo 7.................... ,~, Briden and the late Alfred Briden I ~'~' Now employed as secretary e rn of Morristown. d I for Bell Laboratories in Fin s Favor , By JanDanford Whippany, N.J., the bride /~,,m--.~.=..,--.,--,..,D.~,..,...~,.--~.,,--...~.-.,D-,..,~..~,,.~..~i attended Lycoming College in The oft-repeated instruction Williamsport, Pa. and is a graduate I prefer to follow far me again, was whispenng of Katherine Gibbs Secretarial to have the water in the pot Enough behind another car School, Montclair, N.J. boiling before you pick ears of furiously into my ear, "The sweet corn from the garden To never tailgate; emergency brake, you fool!" The groom was graduated because the sugar content But he who follows me will raceJust in the bare nick of time from Fairleigh Dickinson decreases so fast now can be To fill the intelvening space, my reluctant left foot came alive" University, Madison, N.J. and is changed because of a new variety It is a stalemate, and went into action, currently completing a Master's of corn named Early Xtra Sweet. , . , My kid later summed up the degree in chemistry at the same While its sugar content is Brakes are among the manysituation neatly when he school. higher than that of many other things that a person tends to take commented, "Gee, Maw, you'reMrs. Robert H. Miller of sweet corns and its flavor for granted. One never trulynot as stupid as you look. Quite." Morristown, sister of the bride, delicious, the sugar doesn't appreciates them until that Brakes are wonderful. I don't was matron of honor; bridesmaids convert to starch quite as speedily c a tastrophic instant when,see how I ever did without them. were Mrs. Floyd E. Beavers, Jr., asia other varieties, attempting to slow for a curve, * * * sister of the bride, of Mendham, The plants on which the one pushes the pedal right down The car of today N.J. and Miss Anita Sussman, luscious, 8-inch-long ears are to the floor boards and absolutely Is a sight to behold Morristown. produced grow 5 to 6 feet tall, nothing happens. But it cannot compete Attending the groom were his their husks coveting the ears Clutching the wheel ina With theautoofold- brothers, Donald A. Briden of tightly. Ears are ready for eating death-grip and struggling mightily The hot,rod of yesteryear. Edison, N.J. who served as best in just 71 days from the date on to keep the careening car on the man, and Richard Briden of which seeds are sown - making road, my driving lessons passed I dream of the day Bound Brook, N.J., and also this an extra-early variety, swiftly one by one before myOf therumble seat Floyd E. Beavers, Jr. of It is all these good qualities, mind's eye, and nowhere did I see With someone beside me Mendham. described above, that have earned an answer to my dilemma. To mumble sweet A ft e r a honeymoon in for Early Xtra Sweet the only MR. AND MRS. FRANK W. WOKOJANCE announce the Beside me my Guardian Angel Nothings intomyear. Jamaica the couple will reside in award given a vegetable by engagement of their daughter Carma Leigh to Richard Wentz,who will, I'll bet, never ride with Morristown. All-American Selections for the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wentz of Zillah. The bride elect, year 1971. employed in Shelton as a dental assistant, is a graduate of There are several things youShelton High School and of Olympia Vocational Technical should consider when planting Early Xtra Sweet. The first is Institute. Her fiance was graduated from Zillah High School making a succession of plantings and is currently a teacher and head wrestling coach in SHS. A so that you can eat the ears over a late August wedding is planned. long season. The second is that this variety can develop its extra , sugar content only if" the silks on the ears, which are the ferule jf"~. flowers, are pollinated by pollen ~~ from its own male flowers, the tassels. ~ i Colors of White and "PINY, ]:> PJ= t t> u3 , A bO IL/~L~. 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