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: 7, 1963 SHELTON--MAS0N COUNTY JOURNAL-- Published in "Chrlstmastown, U.S.A.", Shelto.n, Washing%on PAGE 15 9 m &lt; " '" ; - They that know God will be T "  y M r r ].Jt {Y (Jli} lhumble; they that knw them" To llelland, Germany s Described B rs. Frank Coope Several Hunters From Union A ea i: F r .  ) " V] t --John FlaveI " ' rank 'o(1)er of I a{.e ok,iy Mv complim Ills go to the After we had seen each other from the mines and the family is . . . ,- , ' i alleJ>:'ll;ir 7tmnhd bogle Travel Agency and Pan and dried our tears, we went to ldoingwell. A ilome froln the nn]e # R" l Th WgliIMllld ;t;] r.  . ]''- ............. =---:-7_-_-=-. !,<1 =.uid 6er- !American airlines. With ].65 pas- have a cup of coffee. It wss the:to rent, small compared to ,the 1['I[ IIi/ t l%ll /11 Iilll -)/( W'-I  l l:lhli+fl 71t:711/ " '. x Lsite0 he.r ehil- I sengers we reached London safe- first gonad mid of coffee I had had ' States, but comforLablc The place .... .............. ")] .t.,---'-- i _ "__r'm: 7_. il.e!!51.1 011 site, had :?ilt: rS'cn in ]1 On the tri from London to sJalce'I left Pan Am The British' is Bertlich, near Buer, Germany UNIOI. ]-- union mincers nan . fasey uean onty twelve got % 'IF;}  ! ,  ,,oi:. y. p " " g'ood luct oagging seer over the t,i,, first deer Sturda morning  , ' I - - , HRE THE CH L ( ] . . . ....  ....... . , . . _. ....  . . weeKenct. Lucky nuncels include \\;Vltn mm %vas Ills tau wno ota . , : , ........ :< .:. e fodowtng letter, Ilrs. lnxpi:es.lon that tneoplane, w'as an ermk it. maiden name) family gathered. < . " g o. .. . ] I /_ . " ,:, k  .... ::+* ::  :l: : { !tel6 ,J"'T::?,  olei oeaten un one n'om toe war uv ,xr u,pa ,,h,. to o +, oh .h ,, a+ ......... i' , .... 1, John an.t George Molse, Hazel buck at tile same time Cagey ,oL , -{/ ............. t,. o " to'is th win s of the ............................... - ....... ' .... . "". ............... " Johnson Steve and Guy Moots, a doe :  ......... ....... -''**_'-'?,v. It .eemed e e g . er, and I went to clange sorest brated my s,ster, Elly's and my ,,,_, _..,h ,o, -na r-so .......... itttD IIIDCUlrE.Tflll CD[Ill lV .'][ our feien0s, neiflIbors plane were patcheo up out we travelers ehecl; so I had -omebirthdavs We are six years and Z ....  .f:'."':'.*, .?" :: "_'T . niriey v:owan was me guest o .,-Jr wno,i||/u|| nli,, t[1]. ''  - ' ...... .' " " * ' " " 1 UO- " " /Jut(nal- made t ahnght but the food on Dutch money one day anart in ae The family uean, 'a?le wj.tzte,. t, oya , honor at a b,rthday party m her ............... , .......................................... ::---7  .............. . e. .,  o '.  wig ann yie llttle . " the BEA plane was no comparison ...................... vve lezt mteruam zor neerue.* .... Heuche] was. tether once. more, . home Saturday evening. Cake and 1 been asked to write a /:{ my tri bad< to Holland to Pan Am. [y. As I arrived in Amsterdam. my i'Upply of aspirin, drams- three children were Lhcre to meet me, You ask me "Betty, were you tranquilizers which I did nervous?" I was not, maybe the worry about leaving my husband, Frank, here alone with the arran- gements for the burial of his only __ brother in South Carolina gave |  lilt   me strength, I do not know. I |U [i Elm !t"  can only tell you it seemed just ,]l  ill i  like I had been over here and  came to x isit again. ':ITON VALLEY The first one to recognize me .,'rr'n ,,,r, we, s my grandson, Hart, and he F*rizt ll/-lhb was calling "Oma, Oma". I guess ;i going through customs in Amster- (;]a[ l| I dam gave all of us time to col- ']llil| lllttl|!  lect ourselves. We all rushed into rll, i |fibril 'ltll each others arms. I do not re- ] Musm =v -- .- member which one was first, Addl, 1 .... /H*- my girl, Peter or Wim. All were J TUNE TOPPERS glad to see me, and I was glad to SBLES 1'0 US ;g ;;; Holland. to take my daughter home. After that we left, my oldest son, Peter, him wife Annie and little Hart dressed up as a cowboy. He was Roy Rogers, by the way. We had dinner in a restaurant at my request so Annie would not have to, bother when we got at my sons house. Th% food was 'ood, but, high. For a dollar in Holland. I got 3.60 gulden, but our I dinner with one drink for us wan over 30. gulden. I did have to buy a raincoat which was 37.70 gulden. After spending two days with Peter, I went to my daughter Ad- di's home for a couple of days, and then to my son. Wim, in Oeg- stgeest, a suburb of Leiden. Here he teaches school. Here I remembered war condi- tions, not the destruction, but the prices and food. A teacher over there does not make money like here, but, the food prices over there were outrageous. My son is paying back to the Holland gov- e.rnment his loan to study. He is a very religious person, and has lo give 10 percent from his take- home pay to the church. When I was there, he had to take his three-year-old girl to the dentist to have teeth pulled. Wim's wife Annie was a nurse in the war, but. she cannot work because she is a teacher's wife. The class difference in the good old country, you know. So there is my only worry, a teacher as a son, but no food for the family like we have iL here in the United States. Peter, my oldest son. determined like his mother, changed his pro- fession and is a long distance truck driver. He comes home with 192 gulden a week. Both of the boys want to come over as soon as they can, but, I would like to have Wim come over here first. My son-in-law, Hans Smilde, also a teacher, is doing much better. IRis parents are helping out quite a bit. On Oct. 10 I left with my sister for German. She came to get me, Her husband is getting a pension hd & Managed By CHRISTENSEN'S For Shoes, Bremerton EBRATING RED CROSS SHOE WEEK- iainous ilkoss Shoes ],k nown i4d |he world ]lheir lit t[i tashio.! hOose lvorites your light soft, sup- from our exciting collection . . . each y feeling of being :fgr "your foot alone!" Largest-selling . brand of fine foot- Wear in the world, iyles from 10.99 to 16.99 from nay oldest sister. Anna, 71, to the youngest. Neffe. 20. The following day we went to the convent where my dad had died in 1949 and to Kettering on the Ruhr to the cemeteries where my brothers who had died since I left for the USA were buried. I was glad to be home in the country I came from. Often I did have to stop and look again, It was the old, and again not. The house where I was born was re- built, somehow the same, but again iL was not, The church where I was baptised was in the same place, the Father who gave me my first communion was no more. I felt like running back to the States. After the Rhine Ruhr center, my homeland, I went to Frank- furt where I was married and lived until I came to America. I saw all the families of my former hus- band in Frankfurt. AL the time I lived there, I was Mrs. Noss. I stayed with my former neighbors, Mr. and iflrs. Rudolph Beck. Here in Frankfurt I got the biggest sur- prise. I did not know my way around any more. Frankfurt was flat from three days and nights of bombing, and when I left iL was still the same. There is now a new city. Some of the old historic buildings, like the House of Goethe, and the old cathedral and many more are restored in their old glory. My old home, a restaurant my mother and father-in-law manag- ed for my husband and me during the war while we were in Russia, is there no more. There is a bank in its place. I was standing in the pouring rain and looking. I only could cry to remember the bomb attacks the old buildings had stood up under only to be removed. It was not right. The surroundings had not changed. I WALKED for miles, seeing some familiar faces. They looked at me and I looked at them, but, I knew I had forgotten their names. My sister-in-law I saw first on the street. I said "hello Mrs. Noss" in German. She said hello, then, all at once she recognized me and said, "hello Mrs. Noss". Mrs. Joe Cheney and girls ar- rived here from Bangkok, Thai- land, last Thursday. She will stay with Mrs. Oscar Smith for the time being. Her husband Capt. Joe Cheney was stationed at Viet Nam. Early in September he was shot down somewhere in that ter- ritory. The Navy mothers of Shelton met at the home of Mrs. erie Dean here Oct. 30, to cut and sew layettes for Navy wives. They had a covered dish lun- cheon. Those attending were Ma- rion Richardson, Eunice Sharp, Gertrude WesteoLL. Daisy Pinny, Mildred Prouty, Sally Prouty Ber- tha Lord, Mary Baxter, H.elen Pearce and Georgia Fanning. Bonnie Allen. Bette Cowan, Che- ryl Cowan, Tammie Arkin and Janis Fanning, with other stud- ents of the Hood Canal Jr. High went to Aberdeen Saturday to the Girls League Fall Conference. This was held a the Hopkins Jr. High. Sandy Bollinger is secretary of Northwestern Girls League Di- vision. LITTLE KAREN BITTLE was given a birthday party by her par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Bittle Sunday. This was her first birth- day. She received many gifts and a delicious dinner was enjoyed by her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Bittle, her Uncle David Bit- tle, and Mr. and Mrs. Nat Stairs her aunt and uncle. Also two lit- tle cousins Cindy and Gregie. It was a pretty big day for a one .year old. KAMILCHE The Thanksgiv- ing holiday festivities are begin- ning. The Kamitche Ladies' Club entertained their husbands and children at a Thanksgiving dinner at the Grange Hall Wednesday evening this week. Mr. and Mrs. Wade LeRoy of Puyallup were visitors at the An- nie Whitener home last Saturday. Mrs. David Whitener was hen- ice cream were enjoyed by, Mr. and Mrs. Stcelman. Mrs. Henning- ton, Mrs. Metz]er and family, Mr. and Mrs. Fulmer and of course Shirley's family. Mr. and Mrs. Neal Purer and son Neal Jr. motored to Pendleton, Oreg. Friday evening to attend the wedding of their niece Linda Tho- mas to Ernest Paterson. Mrs. Pu- rer poured at the reception. They stayed the weekend and also took in a show. Visitors at the Lyle Bittle home were Bill and Mac Cameron from Yakima, Bill and Edna Gregory from Gig Harbor, Eugene and Vi- vian Smith from Forks and Harry Morris from here. TItE HERB ALLEN'S and Max Dean's surprised Ruth Allen Sa- turday evening with a birthday party. They brought a pretty cake and gifts. Wands Milson is home from the hospital. Did you see the beautifnl pic- ture of our watelvheel in the Seattle Sunday Times? Ira Morse is home from the hos- pital and feeling better just by be- ing home with his family. He still can't have .visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Roland' Walters and Diane gave a dinner party Friday evening to celebl'ate the birthday of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Walters. Danny Cowles is build- ing a new home here. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Dilworth are vacationing in Pleasant Hill Calif. Kamilche Grange Ladles Entertain Huso!an!s At)inner Wednesday of Kent visited last weekend at the Claud %heeler home. " Recent visitors at the Gene Tay- lor home were Mrs. Mary Palmer of Seattle, Mrs. P. Heffington of Tacoma and Mrs. Elmer Moffett of Tacoma. Wednesday afternoon Mr. and SHOE DEPT Her husband, a former prisoner ored at tlle home of Mrs. Don of war in Texas is now a business Whitener last Friday evening when manager for Opel and he is doing about 10 fiiends gathered and pre- okay. Opel is all but the name sented baby shower gifts General Motors Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John Makoviney My brother-in-law Karl Noss is the business manager of the Antelope Shadowed Calf / Black Calf #f $14.99 _- / union, also on the Betriebsverwalt- ung, but he does not have even a. car from the place of business tim home and back. Just all tle- rackets' wd ve here in the union. American companies are build- ing in Germany right and left, and are making a killing in re- turn. A refrigerator, like a 20-gal- lon hot water tank, costs 200 marks. You cannot buy a pound of meat for less than 4 marks. Mr. Bock's daughter-in-law gets 4 marks an hour in the Ameri- can PX but, the American help gets only $1.25 an hour. The feel- ing between the employees is not too good because of the socialized medicine and the social security for the German employees. I was nursing over there before, in and after the war, reading and working in the office of a doctor here. You can keep socialized med- icine, yott just have to be with it to see the difference. Democrats or Republicans of should not even think about this bill at all. You may think I am joking, but I am not. My brother-in-law has coal dust in his lungs. He gets eL good pension, granted, but good medicine, no. I could tell the AMA a story about this. I was afraid to answer any questionsj.n Germany about our Negro rest*sulLy, but. strange, no one asked. I was asked if I was a Democrat or Republican and how America was thinking over the wall in Berlin. MY BROTItER-IN-LAW told me the factory did put in TV for the workers to see our president in Berlin. They were impressed when he arrived in West Germany, but, when the president said on TV he was a Berliner, all went back to Work. My nephew said "TanLe Betty, you have to see it to-realize what is going on. I was upset to see the German peo- ple speak so plainly about Cuba, Russia and so on. Most of all to hear the sirens. After so many years they scared me. To my question of "why". I was told they are kept in order and starting in 1964 all of the peo- ple will have to practice again. To sd a country destroyed, and then to come bsck again after 16 years and see all those beautiful apartment buildings which have one up, a person stops and won- der. I went through German apart- ment buildings right on the main street in FF1V[ and saw Negroes living beside German people, wash- ing their windows like the Ger- mans dd. I felt ashamed to myself right theu about the wlole Negro situation here in America. And I realized deep down Amer- ica is only a good old Santa Claus. We give and are stabbed in tl'e back with a knife. I would never say I want to be an American who did not go to vote, because then I would not have the right to complain. I came to this country to be an American and I am glad of it. I know my children will be so Leo, and I am not ashamed to tell you all. I am glad to be baek. A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more tta u great deal of money. ----John Ruskin of Los Angeles, Calif. returned to their home last week after spend- ing two weeks at the Avery Kel- ley home. The Kamilche school boys won the football game Monday of this week when they played SoUth- side school. Friday of this week hey will play Lower Skokomish school on their field. Sunday dinner guests aL the Gene Taylor home were Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Blackwelder, the Justin Taylor family, Edwin Taylor and in the evening Mr. and Mrs. Jim Waldrip called. MR. AND MRS. IVAN Scogin Mrs. Edwin Petty visited the'Mike Stolen family at Hoodsport, who have recently moved from Nes- cowin, Ore. Last Friday Mrs. Emma Me. Donald and Mrs. Eugene Taylor, Mrs. Sarah Butts and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Draham motored to Ta- coma where they visited Mrs. Lau- ra Barley and Glen Minter. Mr. and Mrs. John Pierce and family of Port Angeles were Fri- day evening guests at the Ed Petty home. Jess. Jackie and Jennie Petty spent the weekend at the Ed Pet- ty home and took in the South Bay Carnival at the school Satur- da.v evening. Chester Taylor is seriously ill in the Shelton hospital. The Kamilche church Mission- aires will meet Tuesday evening, November 12th in the Church din- ing room. PENNEYS Bronze Jubilee Patent with Brown Frosted Calf Trim Black Calf With Black Patent Trim $14.99 Black Calf / $14.99 ,c,ott Antelope Shadowed . $14.99 , Leather reference;s apply to uppers only S product has no connection whatever with the American National Red Cross l A6WAY$ FIRST QUALITY Use Your Peimey Charge Card FOR A UMITED TIME ONLY REDUOED! Our Famous 100% Acrylic Electric Blanket Reduced! Regular $15 Now 72" x 84" twin bed si= Single 63" x 84" Control Regular $20 ,ow Double Bed Size 80" x 84" Control Regular $35 ..w '25" King Size 104" x 92" Oual Control 2-YEAR REPLACEMENT ANTEE! 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