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October 28, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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October 28, 1971

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,olde Anton and Frieda Charlson, 1921 Scholarship Is Awarded The Shelton Adult Arl Club awarded their annual scholarship to Jacki Mays, alternate, when Roger Maynard was unable to accept. A one-man art show will bc presented by Virginia Bourgault at the Wednesday meeting of the group, to be held at 7:30 p.m. in the PUD building. Co-hostesses will be Virginia MRS. HELEN BAKER, right, in behalf of the Shelton Art Club presents to Jacki Mays a $100 scholarship award. Miss Mays, now studying art in the Yakima Valley Community College will next year attend a school of interior decorating in Seattle. nn versary The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Frieda and Anton Charlson will be celebrated at an Open House to be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on November 7 in the home of Len and Colleen Hunter, 905 Roy Blvd., Shelton. Host and hostess Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shrum will be assisted by grand-daughters of the guests of honor, Sondra Buck, Colleen Hunter and Terry Johnson. The Charlsons were married on November 8, 1921 in Chehalis and began their married life in Doty, Washington. There, for more than a year, Anton Charlson was employed in the mill. They then made their home on a farm near Chehalis, where they weathered the depression. "We didn't have much money," Charlson reminisces, "hut we had plenty to eat." Grain was grown, and the Charlsons, with an engine and a mill of their own, ground flour for their own use and to sell. "We had no refrigeration," Frieda Charlson explains, "and, of course, no freezer. All produce was canned, and we smoked our meat." In 1939 they came to the Skokomish Valley, moving in 1942 to Shelton, where Charlson worked for Simpson Timber Co. During World War lI, his wife was employed for 1 8 months in the Simpson Plywood Plant, filling Mr. and Mrs. one of the many vacancies left by men called on duty in the service of the country. Anton Charlson, from 1952 until his retirement in 1961 was employed as custodian for Bordeaux School. He now enjoys hunting, fishing and vegetable gardening, while Mrs. Charlson finds needlework a rewarding hobby. She knits and crochets, embroiders, makes quilts, and TODAY'S Jan Danford, Society Editor A. O. Charlson creates countless novelty items. She also grows house plants. Mr. and Mrs. Anton Charlson are the parents of two children, Walter Charlson, deceased, and Mrs. Jean Shrum of Shelton. They have five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. All who wish to attend are welcome at their Open House, and they request that no gifts be presented. Sashayers To Caravan The Salty Sashayers will caravan to Centralia on Saturday evening to attend the Council Dance to be held in Washington School. Square dancers will convene at the Thriftway parking lot to begin the trip promptly at 7:15 Art League Slates Show In cooperation with the South Sound Shopping Center, the Olympia Art League is sponsoring its Fall all-media art show at South Sound Center Mall in Lacey the first week in November. Entries will be received from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday in the office near Radio Shack in South Sound Mall. All unsold items must be picked up between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on November 6th. Thoroughly dry, framed, ready to hang entries, not larger than 36"x48" will be accepted (no limit) upon the payment of a $2.00 (per artist) entry fee. A percentage of the proceeds including a ten per cent commission on sales, will be donated to the Olympia Morning~ide project for the handicapped. Artists wishing to demonstrate during the show should make prior arrangements by calling Mrs. Viola Rushforth at 352-1611 or write her at Route 9, Box 578, Olympia, Wash. 98506 Jerry Seipp Will Speak Evergreen PTA will meet today at 7:30 p.m. in the Evergreen Auditorium. Classrooms will be open for the first half hour, giving parents an opportunity to speak with the teachers. Guest speaker will be Jerry Seipp, Counselor for the Mason County Juvenile Office. Several school financial assistance proposals will be discussed. Spook House Bourgault and Margaret Bibbee. p.m. New dancers were welcomed W'll Op P i ill CI b S fs B hall.t the club dance held at 8:30 n ' oo en P'm" Saturday in the fairgrunds I H d r sc a u e azoar snort r.w - H oliday gifts, a white Children are asked to wear Following a new program, the elephant sale, a fish pond, a dart costumes, for which prizes will be Salty Sashayers will henceforth Monsters galore will inhabit awarded. Home-made doughnuts and cider will be served. Recital Slated An Octoberfest Recital will be presented at 7:30 p.m. today in the United Methodist Church by students of the members of meet in the fairgrounds hall on the fourth Saturday of each month only, traveling to visit neighboring clubs on other weekends. 4-H Sale Planned the Little Red House at the bottom of Cushman Hill in Hoodsport when Tiny Tim Orthopedic Guild sponsors its "Halloween Spook ttouse" from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A donation of 50 cents will be requested, and no one under the age of six years will be admitted without a parent or guardian; ,, A garage sale will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. ,.,,,,mU:cers Saturday in the Lake Limerick New Stables by the Assorted Livestock (;rowers 4-H group. A Halloween party will be held in the stables at 7:30 p.m. At the first fall meeting held on October 1 new officers were elected. Guy Dodge is president; Oliver Chapman, vice-president; Renee Winkler, secretary and treasurer; and Karen Goldsby, reporter. by Karen Goldsby, reporter To Elected New officers will be elected at the meeting of the Shelton Rock and Mineral Society, Inc. to be held at 7:30 p.m. today in the PUD building. The program will consist of the showing of pictures taken of rock trips in Washington and other states. game and a cake walk will be among the attractions of the carnival and bazaar to be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Cloquatlum Grange Hall. The event will be sponsored by the Priscilla Club of Cloquallum. Mason County Chapter of Slides Of "--',-urope Washington State Music Teacher's Association. The public is welcome. PTO Will Show Film At Meeting Will Be Shown Fair Harbor Grange will meet at 7:30 p.m. next Thursday in the Grapeview fire hall. A 6 p.m. potluck supper will precede the meeting. Slides portraying Prague, Czechoslovakia and Poland will be shown by Mr. and Mrs. William R. Spooner, who will speak on their European summer holiday. Sale Scheduled A rummage sale to be sponsored by the Mason General Hospital Auxiliary will be held in the PUD Auditorium from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on November 4, and from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on November 5. High school and junior high school students are welcome to attend the Tuesday meeting of the Pioneer-PTO to be held at 7:30 p.m. in the school. A film on V. D. will be shown, with a question and answer period following. From $4.98 To $9.98 : / ~ iiiii~ < :~i A complete selection now At The 7 p.m. Monday in St. David's Episcopal Church ,, Fourth & Cedar Weight Watchers* is the world's most respected weight control organization. Weight Watchers is a total service for people who want to lose weight and keep it offfor good. Weight Watchers is a program that works. 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"They are fine for hand-outs to the door-step ghosts and goblins," she maintains. "Just package small portions in sandwich bags." Adult witches and warlocks, according to our unidentified gourmet, find them tasty for cocktail snacks. Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Wipe fibers from pumpkin (or squash) seeds, but do not wash. To each cupful of seeds add 1 to 11/2 Tbsp. of mixed peanut oil and melted butter. Coat seeds thoroughly and spread on baking sheet. Sprinkle to taste with coarse salt and toast ila~a ~50 ~ree oven for about 30 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. 107 S. The streteh of crinkle patentmakeshi@ smart and comfortable.., and tuneai~ ~110~ the thing you wear every day..' be ... long or pants. Available in black, brow ', white or red. And in your size.