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THE PARK-LIKE GARDEN created by Dottie Hurley flourishes where at one time not a thing would grow. Mrs. Loomis Guest S g For Christian Women's Club By JAN DANFORD Guest speaker at the meeting ~. ~ of the Christian Women's Club to be held at 11:50 a.m. Monday in l, who almost always go into things with both eyes wide open, do not as a rule accept blind dates. Last week I made an exception. "This gentleman is an intellectual," I was told, "and he wants to meet you. He is starved for intelligent female companionship, and he is certain that you'll prove to be a stimulating conversationalist." much as I do." "Ha. I have a great sense of humor. Ha." "I understand you are a good dancer," I offered hopefully as the music started. "Yes. 1 am an excellent dancer. However, 1 am suffering with a seige of the gout so you will excuse me." "Of course," I agreed, as 1 rose to dance with a beckoning Hallmark Inn will be Mrs. Doris Loomis. Mrs. Loomis, wife of an Idaho rancher, builder, and land-developer, is the area representative for Christian Women's Clubs and for Business and Professional Women's Councils in Idaho. She is the mother of two daughters. As a special feature, a facial demonstration will be given Reservations must be made by calling 426-2488 or 426-6543. Nursery service throughout the luncheon is available at 416 Cota. Bridge Players Meet On Monday North-South winners for the Monday meeting of the Shelton Bridge Club were Vic King and Norm Hulburt, and Pearl :It * and # * Dottie Hurley Builds en When Dottle Hurley and her husband Tom in 1967 purchased the property near Potlatch where now stands the Marc I Drive-In and Trailer Park, she was warned that she could never grow a thing in the hard-pan and gravel on the premises. What gardener could resist such a challenge? During the drilling of a 90 foot well, the seal in the first vein, struck at 30 feet, was broken. Although capped eight separate times, water still escaped. From this beginning originated the pond that landscapes the miniature beauty spot that lies in Dottle Hurley's back yard. She started the digging of the informal pool and her husband completed the job. Beyond the water plants, rocks, driftwood and ornamental objects create a tiny vista. Water now circulates in an upper level creating a waterfall. It is Mrs. Hurley's pride that few of her materials were purchased. A huge transformer has been fashioned into a fountain; a grill from an old stove furnishes wrought-iron decor for a low bench; old sinks form planters. Upright sewer pipes stand at three differing heights, bearing plants. "I visit the dump," says Dottie Hurley, "and come home with all sorts of treasures." With an imaginative eye and a skilled hand she turns junk into art objects. Colorful plastic can-tops dangle from branches in the manner of oriental lanterns, and from varied materials she creates wind chimes. Among her hand-mades is a string of cans, graduated in size and variegated in color. She owns at least 15 wind chimes, some of which she has received as gifts. Many rockery plants flourish in her small park-like garden, and in early spring primroses, pansies, iris and bulb flowers supply riots of color. In the evening the area sparkles in the glow of many tiny lights strung in a centrally located tree. Between her trailer home and the Drive-In is another small green garden rich in driftwood and rare horticultural specimens. Marguerites and gerberas, flowering kale and cabbage in unbelievable hues, grow happily beside better-known blooms. Fuschia baskets and potted tree-fuschias surround her place of 'business and her home. She winters them over, often without pruning back. The resulting plants are huge and healthy and bear masses of blossoms. She grows house plants, also. She owns four canines, which are she says, "just dogs, except for Tipperel, who might be half In a double ring ceremony at Lake Cushman resort on June 28, Bonita Cecilia Roosa of Hoodsport daughter ,of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rosengrant of Binghamton, N.Y., became the bride of Jonathon W. Adams, son of Mrs. George Adams of Union. Judge Charles Wright officiated at the 8 p.m. wedding before 75 guests in rooms decorated with pink and white daisy mums. In empire-styled floor-length white dotted swiss over satin, her Dwarf Zinnias Are Popular Two little zinnias have broken resemble dahlias in their fullness a record! for the almost 40 years and others have flattish blooms. during the afternoon. Archibald and Mary Keller. that All-America Selections has Here are two zinnias that will 1 was immediately and friend. The Christian Women's Club Winning for East-West were operated test gardens in many perform well in pots or planters, overwhelmingly flattered. I am, I was greeted with a glare is a "no dues, no membership Ann Batchelor and Etta Rector, states and several countries, that may be massed in beds or borders dill~eaeionatly,~l~9~t ._~hen 1 t~t~;W~_ to om~ table~ ~:~ga~t~qn and the luncheons a n d M r. a n dM r s.R e X judges have observed and scored or even used as hedges. ' "' :' ~mbers of tlal~ ~pOs~X l'Bt Do you call that ~[ancmg? are open to all women. Umphenour. "' thousands 'of entries in the trials, '~'~: ' reasons that have little to do with he sneered, non has received so high a score as my intelligence. This man, interested only in my brain. intrigued me irresistably. "What's he like?" I asked. I was assured that he was not only tall, dark, handsome and wealthy but was, as well., a marvelous dancer with a terrific sense of humor. How could I lose? When we were introduced the following evening he bowed deeply over my trembling hand and led me to a quiet corner. "1 am very intelligent," he announced. "I can converse on any subject. What would you like to discuss?" "Well. gee whiz." 1 said, "I hate to appear at a disadvantage, but I must confess to being your inferior. There are at least two or three subjects upon which I am not an authority." "You need not apologize," he said kindly. "All women are inferior. I expect that. Choose a. subject." "Horses?" I suggested. "Ah, yes, Horses. You have, of course, seen the Lipizzans?" "Well, no," I admitted, "Only in pictures; but I've read a lot about them." "They are the most intelligent horses in the world," he informed me. "I don't believe that," I stated, "I attribute their fabulous performance to years of selective breeding plus intensive and highly-specialized training." "I SAID," he emphasized, "that they were more intelligent than other horses." "I know you did," 1 replied, "but I happen to disbelieve it. Cutting cattle takes a lot of intelligence, too. A beautifully trained Lipizzan might well come a cropper on a cattle drive." "I take it you own Western horses. Do you actually think your mongrel stock can compare in brain-power to a 1Jpizzan?" "Absolutely!" I returned. "One of my horses is smarter than you are. He knows almost as .FAT Odrin~x can help you be~ome the trim slim person you want to be. Odrlnex IS a_tiny.tablet and easily swalloweD, contains no dangerous drugs. No starving. No special exercise. Get rid of excess fat and live longer. Odrlnex has been used successfully by thousands all over the country for over 12 years. Odrlnex costs $3.25 and the large economy size $5.25. You must lose ugly fat or your money will be refunded by your druggist. No questions asked. Accept no substitutes. Sold with this ~arantee by: EVERGREEN UG CENTER -- 30~ Railroad A~m. -- Mall Ord e_ra. Filled,. _ "You don't care for modern dancing?" I countered. "Indeed not!" he snorted. "I loathe it. [ also loathe the tango, the rhumba, the samba, the Mexican Hat Dance, the square dance, the round dance, the chicken reel and the Charleston." "Do you by any chance dance the minuet?" I queried sweetly. "I loathe that, too," he growled. "I fox-trot." "I like all kinds of dancing," I said ha ppily. He looked at his watch. "Do you realize," he said sternly, "that I've spent a half-hour with you and already you've disagreed with me twice?" "Really?" I marveled. "Only twice? "I would like to have an intellectual conversation with you ', he continued unsmilingly. "Will you kindly keep quiet and refrain from these annoying interruptions?" "Yessir." "1 am a chemical engineer of extreme importance in my chosen field. I am a brilliant speaker, a leader of men, and a charmer of women, who find me irresistible..." In a fit of anger A loving wife Cut up her man With a carving knife; And before her temper Was under control She had broken his head With a mixing bowl. She hung her spouse From an attic rafter And lived unhappily Ever after. Within this story There lies a moral: One should avoid The lovers' quarrel. WRINKLES REMOVED IN 3 MINUTES NOW, avaiiaL,,~ tu yOU, Rt:Vb-/AL, a new scientific cosmetic which will remove your wrinkles temporarily In just 3 minutes and lasts up to 8 hours. Apply REVEAL as directed to your forehead, around your eyes, and neck and watch the years disappear as the lines, crows feet and Puffiness disappear In Just 3 minutes. REVEAL costs $3.50 and Is sold with a strict money back guarantee. If not satisfied for any reason, Just return the package to your druggist and get YOur full money back. GET REVEAL 'TODAY AND LOOK YOUNGER TONIGHT. Sold only by: EVERGREEN DRUG CENTER 306 Railroad Ave. -- Mall Orders Filled. MRS. D. J. MADDUX, left, and Gwen Avery of the Blue Lantern Antique Shop discuss a 60-year-old bisque doll from Germany, one of many items to be displayed at the Antique Show and sale to be held in St. David's Episcopal Church from noon to 9 p.m. on August 12 and from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. en August 13. The show,, sponsored by the men of the church, will feature exhibits by ten dealers and will include furniture, miniatures, glass, clocks, music boxes and numerous art objects. The ladies group of the church will serve luncheons and tea. Your On the Right Course When you set sail for the And Our Famous Stop in and enjoy your favorite beverage along with the featured dish of the "What's Cookin' " column from the Journal. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Hoodsport Peter Pan Pink and Peter Pan Plum. Both are gold medal winners. They're dwarf, they're decorative and they're delightful. Except for flower color they are twins - dwarf, bushy, very early to start blooming, free-flowering all summer and "self-cleaning" because the new leaves cover the older flowers. Both are first generation hybrids, grow from 10 to 12 inches tall, have blooms from 3 to 4 inches in diameter and start to blossom when only 6 inches high. Even their colors contrast beautifully although you'd never guess it from the written description. Peter Pan Pink has coral pink blossoms which become two-toned as they age; salmon-rose in the center while the outer petals retain their coral pink hue. Peter Pan Plum, striking when planted with Peter Pan Pink, has flowers described variously as lavender-rose or rosy purple, in other words, a believable plum color. Petals of flowers of both varieties are slightly curled and the flower forms vary from plant to plant; some are cactus type with pointed petals, some Dance Scheduled By Moose Lodge Moose Lodge No. 1684 will hold a dance in the lodge at the airport from 9:30 p.m. until 2 a.m. Saturday. Music will be by Lynx and breakfast will be served after the dance. Miss Stewart Is A Visitor Patricia Ann Stewart of Chicago recently visited her grandmother, Mrs. Earl Johnson of Shelton. Miss Stewart, the daughter of Mrs. William H. Stewart of Coronado, Cal., is 'an airline hostess with TWA. Carolynn Auseth Enrolls in WSU Carolynn V. Auseth of Shelton has been admitted to Washington State University for the fall semester. LIFE-AUTO-TRUCK FIRE-MARINE-BUSINESS HOMEOWNERS HOSPITAL-MEOICA LIABILITY Ask us about our paycheck protection plan and Money Back Life Insurance. INSURANCE AGENCY Mon.-Fri. 9 -6 p.m. 117 East Cota St. Saturday 10:00-I :00 p.m. Page 8 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, August 5, 1971 DOTTLE HURLEY, in her intricately-cont relaxes with one of her many a fourteen-year-old dog named "Pup". coyote." The other three are the voice of Lucy, Pup, and Dammit. She also respond has cats. Mrs. Dottle Hurley's love for Springs, a n i m a I s e x t e n d s t o t h e throughoU non-domestic ones as well as to came to house pets. No firearms are Hurleys allowed on the property. The whom the ten-acre tract boasts a bear, Now coyotes, elk, deer, racoons and will sail to hundreds of frogs who know well stay foil illusion veil trimmed with seed pearls, the bride carried pink roses and white carnations. Maid of honor Roberta Seal wore a full-length empire gown of spring green organza trimmed in white lace. Her white straw hat was touched with green velvet and her flowers were pink and white daisies. In like attire were bridesmaids Jennie Elsen and Julie Anderson, and flower girl Grange To Meet In Grapeview Hall Susan seal. chose blue as her rowe Dennis and and Don musician an' James Pink pink and the cake orna~ white b~ mesdames Durrant a~ Mrs. Johr the gues a The brl, Binghamt Long B Fair Harbor (;range will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Grapeview Fire Hall. Californ The Misses ttelen and Laura grad~ Arntson of Stretch Island, sophomores in Pullman High Lake CUS School, will tell of their summer A fte tour of Europe as members of the Victoria, Pullman High School band. reside in ENDS SATI 3,044