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December 23, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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40 ks Tell About Yule toms e 135 MEMBERS ONLY New Year's Eve Party Music by "The Capitals" IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Complete Evening $22.50 Per Couple ~u~~~~~~u~~~~~~~~~~~u~M~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reservations Phone 426-3949 By MORLEY KRAMER The spirit of Christmas may be realized in many ways - in a glittering Christmas tree, a cherished family tradition, or a favorite carol. Other lands have different customs in the celebration of Yuletide. In spite of the difference in ceremonies and celebrations there is one thing that is the same - a universal Christmas spirit. The Shelton Public Library can supply you with information about the way Christmas is celebrated around the world. It's Time For Christmas by Sechrist and Woolsey presents Christmas as Christ's birthday. The authors have searched out the history of Christmas customs, legends and celebrations to point out the true meaning of Greeting Drawn by Kenyon Hedman 5th Grade, Bordeaux School 4th & Cota | Greeting Drawn by Julie Holland Sth Grade, Evergreen School On I-Idlcrest Christmas. Another book by Elizabeth Sechrist, Christmas Everywhere, presents a selection of stories from around the world. Santa Claus is to be found everywhere even though his name may not always be the same. These stories show this universality of the Christmas spirit. "Christmas traditions by William Muir Auld deals largely with old time beliefs and customs. These traditions do not entirely belong to the past since we still follow some of them and have modified others. Knowing the origin of these customs can make the holiday all the more meaningful. The Swedish Christmas is a glowing collection of photographs and drawings, tales and anecdotes that captures the magic of a Swedish Christmas from the neonqit streets and markets of Stockholm to the snow covered towns and villages beyond. It is a drama of contrasts, pagan customs and Christian rituals. In 46 Days Of Christmas; A Cycle Of Old World Songs, Legends And Customs, Dorothy Spicer brings together folk poems, ceremonies and legends from nineteen of the countries where Christmas is a long and varied feast. She describes such popular customs as lantern processions in Rumania, German holiday fairs and Portugal's Cake of the Kings. Explore the many ways of Christmas at the Shelton Public Library. The library is open noon-5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday this week. The library will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 for the holiday. On Destroyer Navy Seaman Apprentice Lowell E. Williams Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Lowell E. Williams Sr., Shelton, sailed Nov. 12, for the Western Pacific aboard the destroyer escort USS Albert David, homeported at Long Beach, Calif. Greeting Drawn by Rick Johnson 5th Grade, Mt. View School MASON STATIONERS Greeting Drawn by JoAnn Krogh 6th Grade, Bordeaux School ny's Greeting Drawn by Ceei Rogers 5th Grade, Bordeaux School THE DAIRY IUEEN Greeting Drawn by Kerry Perkins 4th Grade, Evergreen School 10 THESE MASON COUNTY OFFICIALS and their STAFFS extend their holiday greetings to the people of Mason County. Ruth Boysen Auditor Greeting Drawn by Franklin Bolduc, 2nd Grade, Bordeaux School Willis Burnett Assessor John Cole Treasurer John Robinson Sheriff Lodga Fields Clerk of Court Jo,hn Bariekman HOUSE Martin Auseth Bil Hunter County Commissioners (paid for with personal funds) Greeting Drawn by Doug Fletcher Sth Grade, Bordeaux School "Live Better Electrically" MASON COUNTY P.U.D. No. 3 Edwin Taylor, President Harold W. Parker, Vice President Jack Cote. Secretary Jerry Samples, Manager Thursday, December 1971 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page 19