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December 9, 1971

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i Mr. and Mrs. John Thomassen Thomassens To Honored The Fiftieth wedding anniversary of Lena and John Thomassen will be celebrated at an open house to be held from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. on December 19 at the Hy-Lond Inn. Hosts and hostesses will be the sons-in-law and daughters of the couple, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Redman of Bellevue and Mr. and Mrs. James Kitna of California. The Thomassens were married in New York City on December 21, 1921. Their first home was in Syracuse, Nebraska where John owned and operaled a blacksmith shop and sawmill. He had met his bride-to-be in Germany. She traveled to the United States and Thomassen met her in New York City in an auto he had built himself. After the wedding they drove to Syracuse. In 1939 the business was sold and the family moved to Shelton where Thomassen worked in a sawmill and as a blacksmith. During World War 11 John Thomassen worked for the Army Engineers in Alaska and Mrs. Thomassen as a practical nurse in the Shelton General Hospital. Later both worked for the Juneau Logging Company in Alaska for three years while maintaining their permanent residence in Shelton. John Thomassen then worked for Simpson Timber Company in Camp Grisdale until his retirement. Mrs. Thomassen worked as a nurse in the Collier Clinic and at Camp Grisdale, and as a cook for Mac's Corner. In l 955 they moved to Fortuna, California to be near their daughters. They returned to Shelton in 1964 and now reside at 232 So. 8th. Mr. and Mrs. Thomassen are the parents ol three children, Arnold Thomassen, deceased; Mrs. Lad (Christine) Redman and Mrs. James (Gertrude) Kitna. They have four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. All who wish to toast the couple are welcome to attend the open house, and it is requested that no gifts be presented. in At the last meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Mrs. Wayne Robinson reported the purchase of items of clothing and a doll for the auxiliary's sponsored child at the Rainier School in Buckley. Mrs. Peter K. VanderWal stated that 30 dolls complete with hand-made outfits had been donated to the auxiliary to be distributed to needy girls. Several donations were made to the March of Dimes, T.B. Bond, U.G.N. and Junior Girls unit ol the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Money is also to be donated to Western State Hospital for veterans Christmas gifts. Attending the district meeting on Saturday in Westport were Mr. Vicki Lee To Meet Monday Evening Vicki Lee Auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. on Monday in the home of Mrs. Herbert Maschner with Mrs. Vern Burkman as co-hostess. A surprise baby shower for Mrs. Steven Valley was a highlight of the November meeting held in the home of Mrs. Duane Wright. Secret sister names were announced and new names drawn for the coming year. WHILE ATTENDING the recent Alumnae Leadership Conference on the Stephens Campus, Mrs. Nick Novakovich, center, Walla Walla, visited with two Stephens students. On the left is Miss Jacklynn Postman, a sophomore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Postman of Tacoma, and on the right is Miss Margaret Tylczak, a sophomore, dau0hter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis F. Tylczak. Shelton. Mrs. Novakovic'. . admissions adviser for Stephens in the Walla Walla area. IN AN AUTO he had, himself, built John Thomassen met his bride-to-be in New York City, where they were married. yen and Mrs. Wayne Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Sparks, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gephart, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Swope and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Chapman. The department commander, Claude McCarthy of Bremerton, visited the meeting. Members are urged to get their reservations in now for the mid-winter conference to be held in Westport on January 7 and 8. TODAY'S Jan Danford, Society Editor University Women To Meet The American Association of University Women's usual Tuesday night meeting schedule. will be varied when the Olympia Branch holds a Christmas brunch (,v~ Decerfber 11, starting at 9:30 a.m. m the Jacaranda Restaurant. A singing group and a string quartet from Reeves Junior fligh School will entertain with Christmas music. Gladys Burns, Music Club Will Meet The Mesdames Donovan Palmer, H. L. Smith and A. H. Frank will co-hostess the Christmas meeting of the Shelton Music Club to be held at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the home of Mrs. state AAUW president, will report on her participation in the recent two-day environmental conference in Chicago with emphasis on the work of the Solid Wastes Committee on which she served. The program will conclude with a presentation of excerpts from Amahl and the Night Visitors by Dorothy Scott, pianist, and vocalists Barbara Neeley, singing the role of Mother, Sharon Hubbell as Amahl and David Lyndley as one of the Kings. Hostesses are Gloria Gibbs and Linda Stretz. Tickets Will be available at the door. WSCS Schedules Olavi Aho. Gifts will be Program And Tea exchanged and Christmas music heard. A program of two-piano duets by Mrs. Olavi Aho and Mrs Bernhard Winiecki was featured at the November 23 meeting held in Mrs. Winiecki's home. Vocal and piano solos were presented by the Misses Becky Bates, Sheryl Sund and Debbie Eastgaard. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Edna Webber and Mrs. Etta Rector. The Shelton Music Club is affiliated with the State and National Federation. The Christmas program and tea of the Women's Society of Christian Service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the United Methodist Church. Old Bibles and Prayer Books will be displayed. The High School choir will sing and Christmas devotions will be presented by Mrs. Richard Engen, who has arranged the program. In charge of the tea are the Mesdames Rolland Lowe, Paul Hinton and Phil Churnis. All women of the Shelton area are welcome. Mothers To Meet Navy Mothers Club will meet at 10 a.m. Monday for a Christmas party in the home of Mrs. Victor Franklin. Guild To Meet Instead of gifts for exchange, each member of Sarah Eckert Guild will bring a dollar's worth of non-perishable food for distribution to needy families when the group meets at 11 a.m. Thursday in Grapeview fire hall. Serving on the arrangements committee for the Christmas party meeting are the Mesdames Vern L. Jackson, Odell Presley and Leslie E. Sadie. Matrons To Meet In lieu of a gift exchange money will be contributed to the Kidney Fund by Welcome Chapter's Past Matrons who will meet with Viola Ferris next Thursday for a noon sack luncheon. Lowrey ORGANS & PIANOS RENT OR BUY ON EASY TERMS MUSIC BOX 205 Cota 426-4302 F " Sp il antastlc ec a Purchase Utility Regular $32.00 NOW SHOE SALON Page 6 - Sbz'.ton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, December 9, 1971 -- A LSO -- Reg.$10.00 NOW TO CARE FOR EYE BRUSHES Q. How should I take care of my eye brushes? A. If your eye makeup is the type that is applied with water, rinse the brush out after each use. If you have allowed makeup to accumulate around the base of the brush, wash it in lukewarm water, using soap or detergent. If your eye makeup is of the powder type, use a different brush for each color of makeup. These brushes should be washed only occasionally with lukewarm water and a mild soap. CURL BEFORE OR AFTER? Q. Should I curl my eyelashes before or after I apply my eye makeup? /~. nnascara should be applied both before and after the eyelashes are curled. A preliminary application will give the e ye~ashes enough body to be cur!ed. The mascara should be dry oerore the lashes are curled. A final brushing of mascara applied with upward strokes. will help to ' set tne curl. If you use a cake .mascara, be sure that the Drusn is not too wet when the final mascara is applied. Neil's Pharmacy Emergency Ph. 426-2165 Fifth & Franklin St.--426-3327 Open Daily 9:30 to 7:30 Saturdays -- 9:30 to 6"00 OO er Js UlC Very active indeed in the ladies' auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars is Lucille Chapman, elected to the presidency after a mere year's membership. She has recently joined the Southside Homemakers, and she bowls on both the Simpson Women's Team and the Mr. and Mrs. ttandicap League. She learned the sport six years ago, and a highlight of her bowling career occured when, in a bowling proprietors' special tournament held in Vancouver, a make-up team in which she participated took first place. "Five of us split $1,000," Mrs. Chapman explains, "and we received a large, fancy silver trophy." Lucille and her husband,--Lee, live on Arcadia Road. On a ten-acre tract near Agate they raise beef cattle. "We had a milk cow for a while," Mrs. Chapman says, "and we made butter. It's great on home-made bread." The Chapmans' seven children range in ages from ten-year-old Larry to 24-year-old Charles, who has just completed a course in Electronics at Tacoma Vocational School. Carl is 23, Dick is 2 t and Linda, the only married child, is 19 years old. Vicky is 11 years old and in the fifth grade and 16-year-old Margaret is a Shelton High School Student. Lucille Chapman's parents came to Shelton in 1920. Her 86-year-old father still resides on Skookum Bay. Lucille was born and reared in Shelton, and has always considered her most important role to be that of a housewife and motber. She sews, crochets, knits and paints. Her fabric paintings decorate the walls of her home, and arrangements of ribbon roses brighten her rooms. "My friend Jo Sparks taught me to make them," Mrs. Chapman states," I use them for gifts, too." Lucille is a collector. LUCILLE CHAPMAN is president of the VFW AuxiliarY" devotes much of her time to the organization. "Anything that will catch dust, 1 collect," she confesses. "1 have approximately 270 pairs of salt and pepper shakers, and also other china and figurines." The salt-and-pepper collection was inherited from her mother, and Lucille has augmented it. She now has shakers from all but six are here," she continues place is like a always something Mrs. Chapman emphasize fancy prefers dishes that are qt easily made without quality. Such a one is her states andmany from foreign ...... Refrigmiratolr countries. Christian Women Photography, too, is her 1 pkg. white cake mix hobby, and she likes to cook.1 4-oz. pkg. jello, any Slate Luncheon "It has been hard for me, l pkg. vanillainst though," she sayS, "to learn to 1 pkg. dream whip Millie Zimmerman of Radiocook in smaller quantities now that 1 ~ C. cold milk KGDN will be .the featured some of my children are no longer Bake cake and speaker at the Christian Women's living at home." m i n u t e s. M a k e Club Luncheon to be held at On weekends, when the kids refrigerate while cake 1 1:50 a.m. Monday in the With a fork punch Hy-Lond Inn. one inch apart, pour A demonstration of cake and refrigerate handicrafts for nursing homeParty To Be Held topping by mixing 1 residents will be presented by dream whip and "1 Mrs. Ivan Myers. Members and guests of the instant pudding wi'th Reservations must be made by Shelton Bayshore Golf Club will cold milk. Beat for th calling Mrs. Skaar at 426-1027. hold a Christmas party from 4 Nursery service will be available at p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday in the 416 Cota St. during the luncheon, clubhouse. minutes until thick- .cake and refrigerate" frozen if desired. Judi and Penni are back! ! ! Beth has joined us! :~:i~ 5 ?~ ~ QI~ ii~ ~i i, ~i!!, ii,;~ ~ 'i!~I~ .... .... Thru the month of December, we will give you treatment with each shampoo and style. Try our "FAST DRYER" for girls in a hurry, or with long hair. 6th & Laurel Elaine Petzold, Owner