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PAGE 12 2, .... J ....... I . i SHELTON--MAS0N COUNTY JOURNAL- Published in "Christmastown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washington ..................... i ........ i Game Hight At Grapeview Is Successful Fund Raising GRAPEVIEW- The Sarah Ec- are keeping all spare moments goods holds out- Dee. 13 and 14 kert Orthopedic Guild game night at school filled with preparing that is! Committees for the club held last Saturday night could only be described as a smashing for the coming Christmas prog- Christmas party were chosen be -} fore the meeting closed. The next ram, a high spot on the school calendar's social aspects. This year our school district has success and a great credit to the hard-working guild members. About 65 persons attended and been making available to our chil- dren. through the Tri-County Au- dio-Visual Service, some very fine movies. Tuesday, the film "The Ama- zon" was shown and was of spec- ial interest to the fourth and sixth grades whose studies of Bra- zil and its great river coordin- ated nicely with the subject mat- ter. Principal Arthur Zebe tells us that within the past six weeks, the school's library has been siz- eably increased by the addition of 120 titles. Those books, more suited to the fourth to seventh grade room are either largely bio- graphical or of correlated scienti- fic subject matter, The first to third grade room's hooks are of a lighter vein. including some of those delightful tales of Dr. Seuss. Several fine records to be used for physical education have also been .Qrovided. THE MASON LAKE Improve- ment Club with president, :Mrs. D. H. Porter, presiding, met at the Grapeview School Sunday to discuss and receive advice on their fire protection problems. T. G. "Tuck" Pearson, secretary of the Washington State Fire Commis- sioners' Association, County Com- missioner Harry Elmlund and County Assessor Willis Barnett attended, offering the benefit of their experience to the nearly 50 persons present. There were also delegations representing the Ben- son Lake area, commissioners of Fire Protection District 5 of A1- lye and the Grapeview Volunteer Fire Department. No final decis- ions were reached but those at- tending shared the opinion that the time was well spent The 4-H Barnacles met at the home of leader, Mrs. Virginia Hicks last Tuesday after school, The final plans were made for the bake sate which is being held this weekend at the Grapeview store .The sale of such goodies as Christmas cookies, nut bread and those lucky ones taking home gifts were Mrs. Emma Dowell, Mike Benson, Mrs. Evelyn Walker, Mrs. Louise Okonek, Mrs. Shirley Engen, Mrs. Peggy Hillman, Mrs. Fred Collins, Russ Wells, Mrs. Lee Whitney and Bud Welch. Mr. Welch's generous donation of one of his two prizes led to a spirited auction of same much to the de- light and entertainment of all pre- sent as well as purchaser Russ Wells. The proceeds from the spon- taneous gesture were donated to the Orthopedic Guild treasury. Young Larry Lutz, winning the blackout game, went home better prepared for Christmas than when he came and :Mrs. Astound Rindall was the recipient of the door prize. The gorgeous Barbie doll and her luxurious wardrobe went home with Carole Battles, whose apparent enthusiasm made us wonder if daughter Lynette will ever get a chance to play with her! Chairman Judy taudt of the game night activities committee was ably assisted by Virginia Hicks with Bill Staudt "M. C. -ing" with the help of Lloyd Rich- CY. Refreshments chairman Eve- lyn Walker and committee women Leah Rindall and Emma Dowell saw to it that everyone had their fill of delicious pie, hot coffee and punch while Country Store chairman Faye Soule and assist- ant Alice Clayton had a. most in- teresting array of items display- ed, proceeds from which will be used for the good works of this active guild. Success was certain- ly deserved, for this group of ladies hms been working hard all season on various projects de- signed to provide funds for their philanthropic purposes. A SIZEABLE group of sport fans from Grapeview attended the Highclimbers Football Banquet in Shelton last Wednesday e.vening. Eslecially impressive were tle g]est speakers for the affair, both meeting will be held today after school The Grapeview Gradeschool Mo- thers' Club met last Wednesday at the school with 12 members pre- sent. The Game Night, which was planned for Nov. 22, has been postponed until Feb. 14. Plans were completed for the annual school Christmas Party which will be held Dec. 19 at 7:30 at the school. The committee in charge, Murial Earners, Louise Okonek, Sally Anderson and Carole Batt- les. is busily planning the Mothers' Club contributions to the evening. Everyone in the community is in- vited to attend this festive evening and we promise you a very special guest of honor (Ha, ha, hod be- fore the evening is over. THE SARAH EKERT Ortho- pedic Guild has set the date of its annual Christmas party for Dee, 20. at 1 p.m. at the home of Mrs Evelyn Walker. Co-hostesses will be Lois Weymouth, Ruby Lewis and Mrs. Bengston. All members are reminded to bring their $1 exchange gifts. Our annual Grapeview Volunteer Fire Dept. party will be held Friday evening, Dec. 20, at the Fire Hall. Election of officers for the coming year will be held at this time. Nominations were open- ed at the Nov. 26 meeting with the following results: President, Don Pogreba; Vice President, Don An- dersen; Secretary, Art Zehe; Trea- surer, Phil Hardie and Bob Batt- les. Nominations will remam open until the Dec. 20 meeting. Thursday, December 12, SHELTON HIGH SCHOOL flEWS Science Club Takes Field Trip To Rayonier Lab; Visit To McChord Field Is Planned By Molly Murdey Science Club, under the super- vision of its adviser, Mr Rogers, recently took a field trip to the Rayonier laboratories. Guides con- ducted the members through the various buildings and explained the purpose of the different types of equipment. A visit to the SAGE computer base at McChord Air Force Base near Tacoma will be the next ex- cursion. SAGE is a device used in .tracking all planes taking off from McChord. Another future project of Science Club is a trip to Rayonier's :Marine Biology lab on the canal, The club hopes to obtain equip- ment for experiments. Simpson plans to donate approximately $3,000 worth of radio equipment. Sid Ferry leads the organization as president. Other Science Club officers are Ginny Freeman, vice president; Tom Mills, secretary; and Rick Reed, board of control representative. The club meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Dues are 50 cents a semester. Each of the 20 members is re- quired to complete a project by the end of the school year. Mem- bers may choose any project re- lated to science. ANOTItER CLUB frequently found in the spotlight lately is Scarlet 'S r. This is an organiza- tion for girls who have earned their letters in golf, tennis or Girls' Athletic Association. It car- Card Party At Union Raises of whom were University of Wa- shington varsity football stars. Dave K0pay's serious and infor- mative talk followed and height- ened the effect of jovial Chuck Bond's clever handling of the ev- ening's favorite topic of conver- sation. Tbose Grapeviewites en- joying the evening were Bill Staudt, Bill Seiners, Howard Se- iners and son Donald Julie Stock, Waiter Eckert. "Eke" Eaerbtt and son Ken. Both "Eke" and Ann Eacrett were classmates of Chuck Bond's dad when they attended Western Washington State Col- lege, so "Eke" found that young giant especially interesting. The Eacretts, both loyal High- climber fais, were just about the only Grapeviewites at the Shelton- Fife basketball game at Fife last Saturday night, the lone excep- tion being Walt Clayton, who played chauffenr for the Shelton ]gh Pep Staff. The Bill Staudt family was cer- tainty glad to welcome home wife and mother, Judy, last Thursday night. Both Judy and Mrs. Esther Garland had spent almost two weeks in California. Judy visiting with her ailng mother and Mrs. Garland successfully takng care of some business matters. Not only did Judy get home just in time to take care of her duties as Orthopedic Game Night chair: man but also further served the guild by taking all items left over from the Country Store to their" mart in Tacama Monday. O that busy day, military business mat- ters were also taken care of. Judy hmched at McChord Air Force Base with both sons, Chick and Kenneth, and Kenneth underwent minor foot surgery as well. Perhaps keeping pace with his wife's busy schedule. Bill Staudt was kept hustling all day Satur- clay That day which ended with "M.C.-ing" at the Orthopedic game night, began at 8 a.m. when he chauffeured his dad. Bill Stoudt Sr. to the Kaiser Hospital in Portland, Ore,, to visit his scrim]sly ill nephew. They were much relieved to find that Louis Pierce had sui'vived a mlptured aorta, thanks to swift surgery and the marvels of plastic vessel in- serts, but left with "the knowledge that this pleasant person, known to a number of local residents, re- mained in poor condition. Fortun- ately both the weather and traf. fie pelnitted them to be back at Benson Lake by 5:30 p.m. VE ARE GLAD to learn that the Art Nicklaus family has fin- ally banished the "flu bug". Sole member of the family to escape the affliction was their youngest, little Christopher. The Don Query family has been swept off their feet by a more pleasant affliction, boat fever, ince Don has fallen heir to a 16 foot clinker-bnt craft com- plete with a five and a half horse motor. A few minor repairs and a good paint job for the sturdy craft should provide a winter's hobby and next mmamer's delight for this happy family. Anderson Islanders, Mr, and Mrs. Bob Rexolds, son Mike and and tiny daughter Vicki Joy were Sunday dinner guests of the Ed Okoneks. This was the Reynold's first visit to the Okoneks since pretty little Vicki Joy arrived sev- en months ago. A delicious turkey dinner greet- d Julie and Doris Stock Sunday at the Port Orchard home of bro- ther RUSs ad family. To make it a bit of a family gathermg, nephew Wes Stock with petite wife Beverly and son Jeff of Au- burn we also present. The attractive Lake Cushman Re,art was the scene of the Seat- tie-First National Bank, Shclton Branch's annual Ci]ristmas party Saturday evening.,  Attcnding frol{ and Mrs. Grapeview were Mr. Arthur Zehe and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pogreba who fully enjoy- ed the well planned dinner party. Th Gz,apeviow school clildrcn You Should Know... GLINT WILLOUR MANY A CHILD KNOW8 THE JOYS OF CHRISTMAS ONLY BECAUSE A FATHER KNEW THE WISDOM OF LIFE INIJR- responds with the 'S' Club for boys. The Scarlet 'S' girls are busy planning an ice skating party for the near future. Officers are Kay Loertscher. president; Barb Ful- ler. secretary and Marcia Smith, board of control representative. Speaking of the Board of Con- trol. members of the board decided at a meeting last week that a suggestion box should be placed in the main office. A suggestion box will be used because clax.s representatives seldom have issues to bring before the board. "Now any student may make a sugges- tion for school improvement". commented ASB president. Toby Villines. This week a Christmas tree was placed in the hall in front of the main office According to the an- nual custom, the tree was ac- quired by the Boys' Club and will be decorated by the Girls' Club. Keeping government clean is like keeping a household clean. You've got to keep at it. Eugene Simon Money For Christmas Party ' y et, .ca,, of ,ests spears on local county  % (  , UNION Mrs. E. K. Bishop and state problems, events and =: opened her summer home to the services of community interest.   Ladies Civic Club Thursday for Among persons who will be in-  *'- . f 3 a card party to sponsor the child- vited to address the club are Er-   rens Christmas party. Pinochle nest Timpani, Superintendent of !  --- and other games were played with the new Washington Corrections / Lil Updyke in charge. It was a Center, M. C. Jensen, state juve- o_ o " I huge success with 28 ladies at- nile officer, and Harry :M. Shields.   L tending. Ladies assisting Tillie traffic safety. These meetings are Sherman were Grace Gardner, Ms- open to the public with dates to '. ]'ion Richardson Lil Updyke and be announced later, and the pub- . - Civic Club President. Shirley Co- lic is invited to suggest speakers wan. and topiesofinterest. Harry Elm- nu,T GET ,t The Childrens Christmas par- land, county commissioner, out- UUB i :ess ty is Friday night in the Union lined for the club a major im- CJUG 'ic fred community Hall at 8 p.m. Eleanor provement in the county's justice Buechel is chairman for the affair of the peace court system which ""1 , /|Ui tyl der Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Allen left the commissioners have under UUi  Li."d* Sunday for California, they ex- consideration. Several club mem- ath pert to be home for Christmas. bers spoke in favor of the pro- "VChen the bough brea"k 3,50 AT A MEETING of the Hood posed change, you are up to your [t tbl Canal Improvement Club Dec 3, The Ladies' Civic Club will meet snow, you'l[ wish you 1 lent Thomas Turner submitted his re- today at the home of Mrs. Mary waited to fix yourself sore*  y signation as president Lloyd A. Jarchow for their Christmas par- cost storm windows. Do it tail, Cook was asked to serve in this ty. There will be a potluck lunch- It's easy with Warp's EAI Ski office until the club's regular elee- eon and the ladies will exchange tion of officers in April. Mrs. Ber- gifts. Mrs. Harry Mawson is co- Storm Window Kits. t;o nice O'Berry acted as secretary hostess, everything needed for a j  plete storm window. ]A in the absence of Mrs. Helen Timm. The main business of the How desperately difficult it is ,, . America's most pop rb meeting was to plan for a serms to be honest with oneself. It is indow kit.., is .ol!!.. much easier to be honest with oulocal dealer. ' other people.-Edward F. Benson 'qe.&q',L0W COST, SrOR ,,,RS, $--- -..-.----, pORCH ENCLOSURES " ' Choaptr than Glass" " LEXIBLE, SHATTERPRQOF, MADE BETTER, LAST LONGER  -. r. ;Just Cut  All 36" wlde Flexible Lc g.Lc ANCE. cup cakes will ben Friday afar N/W NATIONAL C . _ . - , . school and Will continue Saturday Ph. ,2.9 "L.,.,,,, o, lafnn Uuimhnr . ....... unnnaN.AnnTT nnnuncn -or t , as long as the su 1 of baked mllWUKVil nnmUi|lM#l MUm o . lYlrS mvmvn|uNR nu,ulm-n/ m.unvuucn H LLCRk' X , as long as ne supply o bal(e "-  ................. ,,. , i ! , BECKWITH S ,o00t. OUR JANUARY LEARAHCE IN DECEMBER FOR YOUR CHRiSTHAS GIVIHG CLEARANCE ( PRICED COSTUME JEWELRY SAVE TO 50% Necklaces. Pins. Earrings. Bracelels I i VANITY SETS REDUCED TO* 35 regularly priced from $12.95 % off original price in famous W m ROGERS * SILVERPLATE A Product of The International Silver Company Here's a wonderful opportunity you can't afford to miss...beautiful 12 Vz" =erring tray with classic border, delicate pierc;.. ,',rid chased center. other pieces from our collection Quantities limited at this special sale prke Two-Tiered Tidbit Tray ........ '9 'gs Casserole o,o,00 '9 9s lined ............................................................ Bread Tray ............................................................ '7 9s Sugar & Creamer ,oo,. '9 9s P RIO E S RINGS _ ...................... i_ . Mells--Womells'  :ka. M^,,, A.A SAVE@ to :, i Birthstone -- Onyx -- Fraterlml J, iiiid i | V ii ii' Jlml ' i .: i Save For Chr,stmas 35% i ck " - ry " : UntilS:3OBefreXms e i" Be with jewel , ,o,d A '_ _ = |29 R nl venue for your shol)pmg co,,ve$'exW CORDLESS ELECTRIC CLOCKS no wires-no wind!ng The first word in dependability. Famous Elgin Cordless Eledri Movement operates accurately ,{or up to 20 months on a single ordinary flashlight batter)'. Tapered polished brass (or black} spears radiate from the modern"Brass'd Black" dial An Elgin-designed to beat home anywhere. 24"diameter. SPECIAL CLOCK, CLOSE-OUT