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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 - Mason County Journal - Page A-27 MARY'S MEMOIRS This week, Mary gets a pass from the Tower Theater so she can go and see a movie. Sam buys turkeys to sell in the store for Thanksgiving and, as Mary says, "They are beau- ties!" "Baby Bob" is Mary's nephew, whom I have met sev- eral times. Enjoy! Thursday, Nov. 19, 1936 Rain started again and a quiet day. Emmet's day off. We finished the windows, washed wood work and all the lighting fixtures. The glass cases are all clean too, and the store looks very good. Now when the shelves are good and full, it will look real nice. To the beach in Doug's car as Sam was detained by late customer. htc of the g Friday, Nov. 20, 1936 A fairly busy day. Sam went to Seattle, Doug to Ta- coma. No news of any kind. Saturday, Nov. 21, 1936 Received a letter from Aunt Katie. Am glad she could use the things I sent. My dad, Louie, Grace and the babies were down but "Baby Bob," as By CLYDENE Teddy calls him, had HOSTETLER colic so bad they went home early. Took Alice Harris and Dorothy Currier to the dance at Victor and all had a big time. Williamses were there and Ruff and his girl from Idaho. A very pretty creature with eyelashes so long they hardly look natural. This receipt, for 50 cents, A very large crowd. Ainsworth came in and the store looked very good. Sam Sunday, Nov. 22, 1936 came back with some very Slept until late and took fancy turkeys. My, they are Sundstroms and drove to beauties. Doug took one over Seattle via Shelton and Ta- to his girlfriend's folks. How coma. Saw Mable, Sig, and we razzed him. Cleaned up all t Fk, Bob and new baby. All were money-order business and or- talking of Irene's coming wed- dered stamps. Showing Ruth ding. Ate in Seattle at Golden how to do all that work. Quite Gate Caf~. A very good meal some time it takes to teach and then to see "Libeled someone when it's taken me Wednesday, Nov. 25, 1936 seen this one, so I better put Lady" with Myrna Loy, Wil- so long to learn and I had to Ruth baked pies, and we it on my bucket list! Thank liam Powell, Jean Harlow and find out by myself since there fixed,the turkey for tomorrow, you for reading this week's Spencer Tracy. Very good. was no one to tell me. Clara Sam went to Seattle after diary. Home at 12:45 and oh, so washed and ironed most of more birds. Sold nearly all sleepy, the clothes today. The sun of them too. John and Annie Clydene Hostetler is a and wind dried them well, so came out in the evening. We longtime Belfair resident, Monday, Nov. 23, 1936 it made it quicker. Received a sat up until late. local historian, media A busy day. Sam to Seattle pass from the Tower Theater -- archivist and documentary and Doug to Tacoma. The again. That's nice. Now I can Myrna Loy, William filmmaker of"Hidden in PWA crew got paid, so we go to the show. Powell, Jean Harlow and Plain Sight." She has been were busy in the afLernoon. Spencer Tracy. What a cast. researching Mary Theler's Put out quite a lot of stock Tuesday, Nov. 24, 1936 I love old movies and justlife for the past 11 years. and was glad of it later, be- A fairly busy day. Sold sev- watched several Spencer She can be emailed at cause Mr. Rhodes and C_A,. eral turkeys. Tracy movies. I have not clydeneh@wavecable.com. Photo courtesy of the Mary Theler Collectio~ is exactly 78 years to the date of this week's newspaper. It was included in Mary Theler's diary. Fraternal Order of Eagles, when he In Mason County, it came to an 100 YEARS AGO Nov. 20, 1914 A Lucky Accident paid his official visit to the Shelton estimated $760 per household, based on What may be considered a most lucky aerie Monday evening, the findings at the national level and on escape from serious accident occurred "History shows Europe has had a major average earnings locally. For the local at Johnson's Garage last Sunday noon, war about every 25 years," he told a population as a whole, installment debt, when a shotgun in the hands of Leonard large gathering of the Shelton aerie added up to approximately $4,070,000 Booth was accidentally discharged and membership. "They begin teaching last year, its charge passed through a door, pellets militarism to their youth at six years striking children passing on the street, of age and by the time they reach 25 years old they know nothing but hate City to Get a Second Statue Next W.A. Johnson and young Booth were for their neighbor nation. It is a known Summer in the furnace room, when the latter fact that there are very few fraternities A: statue of a logger is expected to picked up an automatic shotgun with the remark that the gun had gone off in Europe which teach tolerance and grace Shelton s Railroad Avenue by a few times recently. He was not aware fellowship and I am firmly Convinced next summer as the result of a local that it was loaded and "shackled"that if there were more orders like the Committee's campaign to establish a Eagles and others such as: Americamemorial to those in the wood-products the gun, and it promptly discharged, boasts by the score there would be much industry. Several shots penetrated the clothing less tendency to break out intowar." ~ The Loggers Memorial Committee has of Master Beryl Ford and bedded just under the skin of her stomach, while other shot struck the h/and of a Johnson boy. 50 YEARS AGO Nov. 26. 1964 75 YEARS AGO Nov. 16. 1939 Eagle Head Says War Due to Lack of FraternaUsm Northwest President Speaks To Shelton Aerie Monday: National Chief Coming Absence of fraternalism in Europe was blamed largely for the frequent wars which wreck the lives of millions of people in the "old country" by J. M. Hooper, Northwest president of the Consumer Debt in County is $760 Per Family As of the beginning of this year, the average amount of installment debt in the United States- for cars, furniture, household equipment and the like- was $905 per family. This is based on studies made by the University of Michigan's Survey Research Center, by the Department of Commerce and others. chosen Seattle sculptor Ronald Petty to create the statue, and the group released a drawing of the figure this week. Friday and Saturday, Nov. ~-B and 26th ~Jl III I!1111 Ft~'~y a~d Saturday, N~b~e ~t~ nd ~ we sal~ ~ offer )'ou em e~t oppor~mi~' to eelect ~mp:? McDONALD & COMP Wm This ad appeared in the November 25, 1921 edition of the Mason County Journal.