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August 12, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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er SHE TAKES THE CAKE, moist and fragrant, from her oven. Mrs. Haggstrom's hobby is baking. Mrs. Haggstrom Is A Baker Swcdi~h-born Margaret ttaggstronl came to lhe United Slates in 1916, and her lirst home in tills country was in Alder, Washington. She lived in Tacoma from 1920 unlil 1965 when she moved to her present home on Mason l_akc. She and her husband, Joe, rtO~ ve~ire~ from ~t: l~aut Tacom+a Lumber Co.. have a son living in ('atifornia and a daughter in Des M,~tnc~ 1 !lcr~" arc three Mrs. Haggslrom is a niember of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and o! the Mason-Benson Fire Depart mcnt auxiliary, to whose rumu/age and bake sales she is a generous contributor. Two bake sales are held annually at the Mason-Benson Fire tlall, and for the last she baked 90 cinammon mils. "Baking is in}' hobby," she explains. -and 1 bake my own bread and cmammon rolls, which 1 k eep on hand always. My husband has two cinammon rolls with coffee for his lunch every day and 1 am never without them." Crocheting and quilt-making are among her handicrafts. She makes afghans, doilies and fancy potholders, many of which she donates to the sales sponsored by her organizations. While residing in Tacoma, Mrs. Haggstrom enjoyed paying visits to the aged in nursing homes. She brought cookies to them and for these lonely people performed small favors. "1 enjoyed talking to them," she declared," and 1 considered the tittle well spent ." t:rom relatives in Sweden, Margaret tlaggstrom has received interesting gifts. Fhere is a set of butter knives carved from "Em Buske" wood, a shrub: a clay bird that produces music in the manner ol a flute; carved wooden deer; hand-loomed table runners. She has fashioned a clever quilt of cotton materials and nylon stockings. Each three-inch square is made like a tiny pillow, stuffed with a stocking, and tied through the center, when stitched together, the resulting quilt is attractive, light in weight, warm and completely washable. "It requires a lot of nylons," Mrs. Ilaggstrom states "and it takes a long time to make one, but it is the sort of project one can work on leisurely." Margaret tfaggstrom collects recipes, but very few of them are from books. She prefers old family recipes, or those acquired from other cooks. A favorite angel food glaze is made by browning half a cube of butter to which is added powdered sugar until the desired consistency is obtaiCted:'~She" makes chod01ate chip cookies w~th the substitution of two cups of Special "K" cereal instead of nuts. She bakes a fruit tart by combining a large can of well-drained fruit cocktail, an egg, a cup of sugar, a cup of flour, and a teaspoon each of salt and soda. She spreads the mixture into a buttered pan and tops it with a blend of chopped walnuts and brown sugar, a half-cup of each. It is baked at 325 degrees from 25 to 35 minutes, depending on size of pan. When cool, it is cut into squares and served with whipped cream. She contributes two more recipes, both family favorites. Pineapple Cookies C. butter 1 C. brown sugar 1 V2 C. shredded cocoanut 1 C. sifted all-purpose flour V2 tsp. salt Cream together butter and sugar. Add cocoanut, flour and salt. Mix until crumbly and press half of mixture firmly into a greased and floured 9-inchsquare pan. Spreadfilling evenly over crumb mixture and cover remaining crumbs, pressed down firmly. Bake in moderate oven for 35 minutes. The filling is made by bringing to a boil 1 C. undrained crushed pineapple, 3A C. sugar. 3 Tbsp. cornstarch and tsp. salt. Cook until thickened and clear (abo.ut 5 minutes) stirring constantly. Remove from heat and blend in 1 Tbsp. butter and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, Cool slightly. Cottage Cheese Loaf C. margarine 5 eggs, well beaten 4 C. cottage cheese 1 C. chopped walnuts 4C. Special "K" cereal 1 large onion, chopped, or 1 pkg. onion soup (If onion is used, add a pigch of salt) Bake 1 hour at 350-degrees Fraternal Captains and Officers Meeting 8 p.m., Timber Bowl Miss Teresa Stewart, in a full-length, short-sleeved yellow satin and mirror mist frock designed by the bride, served as flower girl, with Michael Stewart Pews were "decorated with bows and candles when a candlelight ceremony united in marriage Cheryl Lynn Folino, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell M. Folino of Seattle, and Eldon Ray Allen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Allen of Shelton. In the Des Moines Methodist Church the Rev. Robert Wailer officiated at the double ring ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on June 12. In the presence of approximately 200 guests the bride was escorted by her father to an altar adorned with yellow daisy-mums and gladioli. Her gown, hand-sewn by her mother and herself, was fashioned of white satin with an overdress of white mirror mist and a full train. The shoulder-length veil was styled and designed by Mrs. Gilbert Matson. Exotic, pearl-centered li!ies combined with baby's breath and apple-green velvet leaves to form her bouquet. Matron of honor Mrs. Bob Stewart, sister of the bride, and bridesmaids, the Misses Ann Carruthers, Rand, Knutson, Candy Morris and sister of the groom Debbie Allen, were identically attired in sleeveless yellow satin and mirror mist accented with roll collars and back bows. All carried yellow and white daisy-mums with apple green ribbon. acting as ring bearer. Best man was Greg Morasch, and candles were lighted by Ron Allen and Tim Allen, who, in tuxedos, also assisted ushers Bob 4 i % < ii! Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Ray Allen Stewart and Ron Howe. Accompanied by a church organist, Bob McGrath sang "Love Story" and "The Wedding Prayer". A lace bodice and sleeves were features of the lime green chiffon dress chosen by the bride's mother. The mother of the groom wore a pink linen coat over a pink lace dress. Her exotic lilies were held with pink satin ribbon, and those of the bride's mother were tied with green satin. The altar flowers decorated the Fellowship Hall of the church for the reception following the ceremony. Trimmed with yellow and green roses and surrounded with lights, the cross-shaped, tiered cake, made with lemon filling, was topped with three yellow satin bells. Serving were Mesdames Gilbert Matson, Gordon Kirk, Lindsey Adams, Harry Lambro and Miss Janet Matson. Miss Karen Mayer presided at the gift table and attending the guest book was Miss Marisa Demare. The bride is a Renton High School graduate, and the groom was graduated from Shelton High School. Both are now seniors at Central Washington State College: The couple will reside in Shelton after a wedding trip to Victoria, B.C. 5~ Mr. and Mrs. Gary Lee Robinson Julie Gay Pitts Is A TODAY'S VFW Auxiliary Welcomes New Members Into Group The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars initiated a new member, Manilla Galloway, into their membership last Friday evening. Cole as historian and Georgia tlellman as junior vice president. The auxiliary made a donation to the Inn Quest, the Shelton Association for Youth. Officiating in Mt. Olive Lutheran Church on July 31 for the wedding of Julie Gay Pitts and Gary Lee Robinson was Pastor Roland Huber, who performed the double ring ceremony at 2 p.m. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Pitts and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Wayne Robinson, all of Shelton. Pews bows were fashioned of Sister of Pitts chose, full-length Red on the bodice, large adorning She carried with red were Stanely Mrs. and Miss C Past department president The Ways and Means Committee pink and red ribbon, and pink carrying a Jan Danford, Society Editor Agnes Redfield, a member of the will hold a work party at the Fair gladioli decorated the church and wearing Aberdeen Auxiliary, attended the grounds on Aug. 18 to assist in where 150 guests were assembled. Blue anq meeting. Ruth West, Ann Young preparation of their booth. The britte, given in marriage accented thro~ ........ and Elizabeth Holzner also were A n y m e m b e r h a vi n g by her father, was gowned in street length present from the Aberdeen donations for the rummage sale to white organza over taffeta with by the mother Whitmorsh, Von Way Rites au,i, ar, Mrs. West and Mrs. be held Sept. 2 in the P.U.D. heavy medieval lace at the waist which shewore Redfield assisted in the floorbuilding please contact Jo Sparks and above the hemline with a The groom' Solemnized On July Roses and gladioli decorated the First Christian Church in a color scheme of blue and white for the July 24 wedding of Lee Anna Whitmarsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Whitmarsh of Shelton and Thomas Van Wey, the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Van Wey of, Olympia. The Rev. Ed ' Chamberlain pet-formed the double' ring' ceremony at 6 p.m. before 200' guests seated by candle lighters Bob Whitmarsh, brother of the bride, and Nels Anderson. The bride, in white lace eyelet over white satin, was given in marriage by her father. Her gown was accented with small blue buttons and a blue sash. Her veil was white, and her bouquet of roses and stephanotis was tied with blue ribbon. Mrs. Danny Radcliffe, matron of honor, wore matching hat and shoes with her full-length dress of blue and rose. As flower girl, Kami Lynn Wright, niece of the bride, wore a pleated white dress with pale blue ribbon. Virgil Wall was best man. Willa Mills was musician and vocalist was Chert Watson. The bride's mother, in deep blue crepe, and the mother of the groom, in a white and yellow ensemble, chose carnations as their corsages. ~,,,R~ception rooms of the ch~arch repeated the decor of white with shades of blue. White satin bells and blue flowers ornamented the three-tiered cake. Serving were sisters of the bride Mesdames Diana Wright, Liana Schoening, Deana Healy, Karen Whitmarsh and Jackie Anderson. In charge of the guest book were Tamra Schoening and Kendric Wright, niece and nephew of the bride, and groom's cake was passed by nieces of the bride Valenda Wright and Debra Schoening. When the mother of Kami Lynn Wright, flower girl, was married the bride had participated in the wedding as flower girl. Page 18 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, August 12, 1971 ,i~i~~ work for the draping of the charter in memory of Arma Springer and in the installation of Helen Bloomfield and Lucille Speece as color bearers, Frances In St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church of Aiken, S.C. at 1 p.m. Saturday Edith Tarver Wallenburg and Gary Wayne Shelton were united in matrimony. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Walter Gustave Wallenburg and the late Mr. Wallenburg of Aiken. The groom is the son of the late Mrs. Billie Dishon Shelton Thurnau and Clarence Henry Thurnau of Shelton. The Rev. Fleetwood James Albrecht officiated. Ivory satin and Irish lace were combined in a high-necklined, empire-bodiced wedding dress. Full bishop sleeves were trimmed with lace and beaded with blue velvet ribbon. Bands of lace bordered the bottom of the skirt which extended into a full chapel train. An elbow-length veil of English illusion was held by a Camelot cap of Irish lace. The bride carried a cascade of white daisy pompons and carnations centered with a cattleya orchid. Col. James Rembert Du Bose gave his niece in marriage. Mrs. Timothy Leo McNeight of Phoenix, Ariz., sister of the bride, was her matron of honor. Her floor-length gown of cornflower blue satin was styled with an empire bodice, round collar and full sleeves trimmed with Irish lace and blue velvet ribbon. Her old-fashioned nosegay of white pompons and carnations was tied with blue ribbon, and she wore a camelot cap of lace with blue velvet streamers. Oliver Hutchens of Sumter, S.C. served as best man, and ushers were Larry Wiles of Columbia, S.C. and Theodore Tarver Du Bose, cousin of the bride, of Aiken. A reception was held in the home of the bride's mother. The newlyweds will reside in Columbia, S.C. 426-6342. The VFW Post and its auxiliary held their annual picnic at the Mason Lake Simpson Recreation on Sunday. train emphasizing the Juliet styling. Her veil was held by a Juliet cap of lace bands, and her red rosebuds were tied with pink streamers. Mrs. Gary Wayne Shelton off-white and a ,white rosebuds for~ RockY man, and Evans, Ross Godwin, Jim Stone, the lat candles. Mrs. Red decorated follc flowers were pl red ribbon A with red and designed, Mrs. were Mrs. Smith, Miss Ka the guest the gift Sc distribu Byrne. The bri Shelton position Federal husband, After California, Robinson Shelton. MOI MOll Applications are now being taken for a Bus Driver Te, Personal interviews will be August 19th bt 7 p.m. at at Mary M. Knight School. 426-6767. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Van Wey Saint David's Church 3rd and Cedar I I I AUGUST 12 & 13 Ten Washington Dealers Admission $1,00