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October 14, 1971

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DO in Li er MR ome "1 THINK OF MYSELF as a homemaker", says Carla Meacham, shown with her children. "I spend more time in the kitchen than anywhere else," confesses Carla Meacham. "1 really love to cook." Born in Olympia and reared in Seattle, Mrs. Meacham and her family came to Shelton in 1966 and a year later moved to the old Peterson place by the old ferry landing. A year ago, with her husband Jerald and their three children she moved to their present acreage near Spencer Lake. "I had always been a city girl," says Mrs. Meacham, "but I've never been as happy as 1 am here in the country." Her six-and-a-half year old daughter Rebecca is a first-grader in Pioneer School. Mathew is three and a half, and two year old Rachel was born on election day. Mrs. Meacham is active in the Pioneer PTO, and she is a memoc, of the Pioneer Citizens Advisory Board. She leads a Brownie Troop and she is running for a position on the Pioneer School Board. "I hope to be elected," she states, "because 1 am truly interested in the school and in the children." The new principal-super- intendent of Pioneer School, Richard Mariotti, had much to do with her decision to become a candidate. "He is very enthusiastic," Carla Meacham explains, "and he has great plans for the school." Newcomer Terri Wise, her Office. He is also the milker of the goats. Carla's hobby is baking, and she will be a contributor to the bake sale planned by the Pioneer P'IO. She bakes all of the family bread. "I started with a basic recipe," she says. "I added and subtracted until I came up with nly own version," She buys her yeast in two-pound cans, which cost $1.60. A four-ounce jar retails for $.73. She feels that she has saved money even if a portion of the large can of yeast goes stale. She varies her breads, once even adding to the potato water some left-over crook-neck squash. "It was very good," she maintains. "Even the kids, who hate squash, liked the bread, although they wouldn't have eaten it had they known what was in it." To make her wheat bread she uses a fine-textured flour. She has found that brands very considerably, some being much coarser than others. Wheat Bread 4 C. warm water plus left-over mashed potatoes, which add moisture. 2 Tbsp. yeast 5 tsp. salt V2 C. sugar C. oil t or 2 eggs, according to size 5 C. fine-textured wheat flour bread is to rise properly and develop a fine texture. Let rise until double in bulk, punch down, allow to rise again. Knead and divide into 3 or 4 loaves. Let rise until almost doubled. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes or until golden brown on both top and bottom. To check, turn one loaf from pan. If insufficiently browned return to oven and continue baking. Charles Teske, Dean of Arts and Humanities in Evergreen College, will address the Mason County Women's Republican Club at their noon luncheon to be held on Tuesday in the Hallmark Inn. Dean Teske was educated in the public schools of Easton, Pennsylvania; graduated in 1950. He received his Bachelor's Degree in English from Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania in 1954; his English Master's from Yale University in 1955; and his English Ph.D. from Yale in 1962. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, he received a Fulbright Grant for study at the University of Bonn, Germany in 1956 and 1957 and was a Danforth Foundation Teacher Grantee in 1961 and 1962. He joined the faculty of Hood Canal Woman's :lub Schedules Wig Style Show The Hood Canal Federated Woman's Club will meet in the Potlatch clubhouse next Thursday for a 11:30 a.m: luncheon to be followed by a meeting at 12:30 p.m. The Homelife department will present a wig show for the 2 p.m. program. Featured will be Mrs. Roy A. Howard of People's Wig Boutique in Lacey. Mrs. Howard, an expert stylist, will display the newest wigs. Among them will be "Skin-Plicity", with a natural part; the hand-tied synthetic "Lighter-Than-Air" wig; and the casual, no-part type that can be carried in a box, shaken out and put on the head with no styling required. She will also display Martigs To Attend Baha'i Convention Ken and Virginia Martig of Shelton will be among the delegates, attending the annual convention of the Baha'i faith of western Washington to be held in the Scottish Rite Temple in Seattle on Sunday. Three representatives from the area will be selected by vote to attend the national convention scheduled for April in Wilmette, Ill. human-hair pieces especially suited to the Holiday season. Members and guests will be invited to participate in the modeling for the group's Wig Style Show. Wigs may be tried on under the guidance of Mrs. Howard, who will select the proper style and color for each wearer. Reports will be given on the Peninsula District Fall Conference scheduled for next Wednesday in Silverdale. Moose Lod Plans Events Saturday events for the Shelton Moose Lodge will begin with a 7 p.m. dinner. Enrollment will be held at 8 p.m. and a dance with music b_y___Kenny Knight's band will start at 9:30 p.m. A breakfast will follow the dance. A special guest will be Supreme Lodge auditor Jess Smith. The Teen Moose will offer on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the airport -lodge a movie for all children of the community. Admission fee will be 25c and adults are welcome. Twenty five. minutes of cartoons will be followed by a feature-length Soupy. Sales picture. TODAY'S Jan Danford, Society Editor Club To Hear New member Mrs. Edna Mitchell will demonstrate Japanese and Contemporary flower arrangements at the meeting of the Shelton Garden Club to be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the WARC clubhouse on Capitol Hill[~ Mrs. 'Mttclaell is an konor~h:l authority in the art, which has been for s~eral years studied by dna Mitchell the club. Mrs. Jean Eliot will be hostess with Mrs. Ruth Smith and Mrs. Ada Travis as tea hostesses. The September meeting of the club was held in the Agate home of Mrs. M. D. Parrett with Mrs. Dorothy Young as co-hostess. Each member was presented with a blooming Impatiens plant. an Ill Is In the garden of the Shelton Valley home of her parents, Dawn Ann Olli on September 11 was wedded to Gary Wayne Miltenberger, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miltenberger of Shelton. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Olli. The Rev. William Andrews, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Shelton, performed the double ring ceremony at 1 p.m. beneath towering fir trees. The altar, decorated with dahlias, gladioli and native ferns, was a portion of the front porch of the original farmhouse which had years ago burned. The aisle was a sidewalk leading past a fountain and a small pool to the porch steps. Soloist Betty Potter of Spokane, accompanied by pianist Mrs. Harvey Hillman, sang "He" and "Whither Thou Guest". Maid of honor Julie Olli, sister of the bride, and bridesmaid Patsy Miltenberger, sister of the groom, each read at the altar a short scripture passage. They were escorted by ushers Larri Olli, brother of the bride, Scott Miltenberger, brother of the groom, Lavern Swenson and Keith Jackson. The bride, in a long skirt of white crushed velvet and a white dotted swiss peasant blouse with lace-trimmed neckline and sleeves, walked down the aisle on the arm of her father. Matching lace banded her three-quarter length veil. Her sandals were white, and she wore a tiny gold cross necklace. She carried a large basket of yellow and white dahlias with native greenery and baby's breath. Styled identically to that of the bride were the costumes of her attendants. Miss Julie Ann Olli's skirt was fashioned of forest green embossed velvet and her blouse of mint green whipped cream. Orange and red blossoms, greenery and baby's breath filled her small flower basket. A pale lilac whipped cream blouse was worn by Miss Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wayne Miltenberger Miltenberger with her skirt of deep purple embossed velvet, and her basket held assorted pink, purple and white blooms with baby's breath and greenery. David Puhn was best man. A hymn of praise "This Is My Father's World" was sung in fruit cake, topped with a blossoms, was Rutledge and great-aunts was poured by of Seattle, and Julie Olli unison by the wedding party, the book. parents and the 95 guests. The new Rachel Knott Guild After a short opening prayer was graduated by the Rev. Andrews a statement High School ar Will Meet Friday of willingness and an exchange of Lutheran UI vows written by the bride andis a Shelton The October meeting of groom were recited in response to and attend~ Rachel Knott Orthopedic Guild questions by the pastor. Rings College and will be held on Friday in the were exchanged. College, home of Mrs. Harry Deegan with Navy accessories and pink andAfter a be( Mrs. Roy Baker co-hostessing, white dahlia corsages were worn the Olympl~ A meeting "was held on by "the bride's mother with her home at September 17 in the Hood Canal blue, green and white plaid suit Seattle, where home of Mrs. A. R. Wager with and by the groom's mother, in an the University Mrs. Richard McPherson as avocado knit dress. co-hostess. After a luncheon a Fall garden flowers decorated :ke To Sp k He short business session was the home of the bride for the conducted by president Mrs. buffet lunch and reception which ]~ Dorothy Jessup. followed the wedding. The Reading -1968. r She reported that in addition white-frosted, three-tiered light adviser for the Oberlin College Jazz Club for several years. For reservations call Mrs. William Batchelor or Mrs. John Bennett. ,berfest Charles Teske was appointed Dean of the Division of Humanities and Arts of The Evergreen State College in January, 1970 (effective June 15, 1970). An accomplished vocalist and trumpeter, he served as faculty Recital Slated Plans for the Octoberfest recital slated for October 25 were made at the October 4 meeting of the Washington State Music Teachers' Association, Mason County Chapter, held in the home of Virginia Aho at 8 p.m. The group announced the beginning of a study class on Music History which will be held each Tuesday from 10 a.m. until noon. daughter's first grade teacher, is 6 or 7 C. white flour Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio in also highly praised byMrs. 1/2 C. wheat Germ 1958 as an Instructor in English, Meacham. Dissolve yeast in water. Add salt, holding that position until he "We are so lucky to have sugar, oil and eggs. Beat well. Add became an Assistant Professor in Cosmetics her," she says, 'the childrenwheat flour and wheat germ and 1963. He was named an Associate respond wonderfully. She is just beat with a rotary beater until Professor in 1967 and was great." very smooth. Acid white flour to appointed Associate Dean of the for YOU Two cats and an Irish Setter form a stiff dough and kneadCollege of Arts and Sciences in Dean Charles Teske wander the Meacham premises as until very smooth and elastic. The well as five goats - ttortense, procedure requires from 15 to 20 u,.L dk.,~~,~1~~~!~!11#~!~I~I~~~~ APPLYING PERFUME Hilda, Heidi, Farla and Matilda. minutes. This is important if MOVIIIGSJILE' .Q. Whycan'tlapply perfume to my clothing, rather The family enjoys goat milk, than to my skin? and pigs and rabbits are raised for A. There are two reasons meat. A large garden supplies why perfume shou d not be vegetables, and Mrs. Meacham "~ , ~ applied toclothing: a~ ]]~ * The chemicals in some shops for staples only once a Uph ry & D ry F . perfumes can cause fabric to month. ~ olste rope =knee discolor or even to rot. The warmth of your It's a real experience to be so "$ ~ body is needed to release the self-sufficient," she laughs. "1 cut as much as 1/2 true fragrance of perfume. Join Our Upholstery Class bodY_ should I use perfume? Starting Tuesday, Oci. 19! Q. On what parts of my A. use perrume on the nape of your neck.., your wrists... the crooks 9 to | I a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. .~ of your elbOWS..- the backs of your t~nees your Insteps... an at youi'dec,lletage-These a~ 6Lessons 17 ~/3 ~ "'- the pulse spots of your of your body will help diffuse Only .............. Ng i ~. ~ ~ body, the sp.ots where the heat and accentuate your perfume. And Up to the yearly donation to the To Be Seattle Orthopedic Hospital raised The Cur0 through the Guild's annual project, members by personal Coffee Hour Set in Association MasOn is offerings have bought and The Mason General Hospital Hospital presented to Mason General Auxiliary's Coffee Hour will be material Hospital a set of parallel bars as a held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Using memorial to Rachel Knott. Monday in the Grapeview home city librarY, Laurel Nelson, hospital of Mrs. AlmaPettersen. association. administrator, expressed Guest of honor will be Mrs. hospital appreciation and stated that the Christine Manning, the new selection parallel bars are used daily by director of nurses. Mrs. Sigrid TheY patients. Grondahl will sing. for special CLASSIC: a book which Guests are welcome and a no charge. people praise and don't read. small silver donation will be they hope to Mark Twain requested, hospital more (Located at the old liquor store.) 426-6163 Shelton ag. * * Neil's Pharmacy "X" Emergency Ph. 426-2165 * Fifth & Franklin St.--426-3327 J~ open Daily 9:30 to 7:30 "~" Saturdays "- 9:30 to 6:00 * ,ay~ 113 S. 2nd 426-6207 even render my own lard." Carla Meacham likes to sew in a purely utilitarian fashion, making clothing and household items. "I think of myself as a homemaker rather than as a housewife," she remarks. "To me, there is a big difference. A homemaker tries a little harder to create a home by all the little extra attentions." Her husband is employed by the State in the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, working both at the Corrections Center and in the Shelton Welfare call Us About OAK PARK A Planned Unit Development 426-2646 HIMLIE REALTY OLYMPIC HINY. N. 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