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- ,Wedne oy, June 24, 1953 ' THE MONROE .BUYER'S ,GUIDE, MONROE, WASHINGTON r Rebekahs Plan nie, Mary Ellen, Ruth, and Jackie, Ubrary Noes + +. Page Five son, Curtis, received his B Dennis Foursome Sets Tour Record Of Sort Mr. and Mrs~ Henry "Babe" Den- nis and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Den- is created some sort of a record for American touring last week- end as the four-some made a fly- ing trip by automobile to Yellow- stone National park in a matter of four days. The Dennis foursome traveled well over two-thousand miles in four days and -- managed to stay a day and a half in the national park viewing the wonders of wild life and nature. The high speed tour took the Monroe group into Wyoming, Ida- ho and Montana. Mechanic "Babe"--with thoughts obviously not too far frOm work -- noted the family car chalked- up better than 19 miles per gal- lon. Family Reunion The Congregational church hall, Monroe was the scene of a family reunion Sunday afternoon, June 21, when Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Sheer of Seattle were hosts to about 50 relatives. The dinner was in hon- or of Mr. and Mrs. Hob Sheer of Chicago, son and daughter-in-law of the hosts, who had flown out for a short visit. The relatives enjoying the pot- luck dinner and the opportunity for visiting included the Sheer, the Merritt Upson, the Lyle Mhyre and the Jim Robertson families all of Seattle, Miss Emily White and Mrs. William Morrison of West Seattle, and Mrs. Alice Be- kina of Bellevue; the William Robertson, the Jack Robertson, the Reiner families and Billy Robertson of Sultan; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Amidon of More, Oregon; the "Bud" Amidon family of Gold- endale, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard White of Monroe. Shower Eighteen ladies, relatives and close friends of Mrs. Marie Sather were guests at the home of Mrs. Henry Trabont, Thursday evening, June 18. The occasion was a mis- cellaneous shower, honoring Mrs. Sather, prior to her forthcoming marriage to Mr. Stephen W. Rog- ers. A "wishing well" furnished clues for many gifts, and later, contained wishes for the bride from the ladies present Prizes for guessing games were carried home by Mrs. Ernest Ri- ghetti, Mrs. Agnes Rogers of Woodrifle, and Mrs. Frances Dickson of Seattle. Summer roses were used in the living room. Mrs. Trabont was assisted by her daughters, Mrs. B. F. Fitzger- ald and Mrs. Frances Dickson and by Miss Thelma Cressey of Seat- tle. Mrs. Chas. Tucker Society Editor Phone 4195 Recepion Held For Monroe Couple A reception was held Sunday, June 21, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd E. Goodwill, of Duvall in honor of their daughter Jes- sie's marriage to Mr. Wallace Armstrong, June 14. The groom Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Armstrong of the Wagner district. A beautiful gift table with many gifts was carried out in blue and white. The young couple received many lovely gifts from friends and relatives. A large buffet dinner was served to the following: Mr. and. Mrs. W. B. Goodwill, Karen and Diane of Paulsbo, Mr. and Mrs. John Penrose and Ruth of Seattle, Mr.. and Mrs. Bud Phipps, Steven and Suzan of Duvall, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Armstrong, Marion, IAnda and Detrus Borden of Wagner, Mrs. Meriel Heald of Seattle, Mr. H. Lee, the honored guests, the host and hostess and their daugh- ter Wera. #. Armstrong-Goodwill The marriage of Miss Jessie Goodwill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd F. Goodwill of Duvall, and Mr. Wallace Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Armstrong took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Donaldson at Kyak Point, Sunday, June 14 at 2:00 o'clock. The groom's uncle, P~bert Don: aldson performed the ceremony. Bridal Shower Mrs. Bill Bosch, asssisted by Miss Joan Hester of Everett, were hostesses at a shower at Mrs. Bosch's home Sunda~ afternoon, honoring Miss Carol Johnston of Port Angeles whose marriage to LeRoy Hester is planned for Aug- Strawberry Breakfast A strawberry breakfast will he served by the Monroe Rebekah Club Monday, June 29, at the spacious home of Mrs. George Faussett in Tualco. The breakfast is for the benefit of the Odd- fellows and proceeds will go to- wards the renovation of the re- cently destroyed Oddfellows hall. Serving of the full breakfast will be from 8:30 until 10:30 with the main attraction being the strawberries. Adequate seating is assured everyone and those wish- ing transportation are asked to call 3048 in Monroe. ust. # Mrs. Bosch had used the bridal Engagemen.I. Announced motif in the !ovely green and white decorations in her living Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Johnston of room. Amongthe guests was Mrs. Rob- Port Angeles announce the en- ert Taylor, a close friend of the gagement of their daughter, Carol Hester family, who recently re- Joyc.e, to Mr. Gerald LeRoy Host- turned from India where her hus- er, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. O. band has been a United States Hester of Everett, formerly of consul general. Others were the Monroe. Mesdames Pauline Law, Clarence The wedding date is set for Currie, Robert Dennis and C.W. early August. Miss Johnston was graduated Hester of Monroe; Jennie ])range, Jim Sdein, Oscar Studstall, Ken- from W. S. C. in June. She will neth Studstall, Hazel Williamson teach first grade in Bellevue next and Art Anderson all of Seattle; year. Her fiance is on the faculty Helen ]:)range, Edison Drange, R. of Bellevue High School. G. W, ong and Ernest Hester all # of Everett. Monroe Sends Three Those who sent gifts and were not able to be present were Mes- Ta Masan and Eastern dames Palmer Olson, Edward Star Meets Bergstrom, Don Nelson, Glen Drange, Hank Kirk, Lewis Garri- Last week Mrs. H. Jim Hart, of- son, Perry Smith, George Smith, G. A. Blomberg and daughter, and ficial delegate and Mrs. Maude White, as a member of the oleo- Miss Eleanor Law. tie committee, attended the Mr. Ed Green is in the Pray- Grand Chapter of the Washington dence hospital in Seattle for oh- Order of the Eastern Star, and servation. His daughter, Mrs. Mr. H. Jim Hart attended the Howard from San Francisco came Grand Lodge of the Masons. The up to take him to the hospital.Grand Lodge convened on Tues- # day and met, Tuesday, Wednes- Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Pierce day and Thursday, while the The and Mr. and Mrs. Faubion enjoy-Grand Chapter, met on Thursday, ed a trim~to Vancouver, BritishFriday, and Saturday. Both ses- Columbia~+~+ sions were held in Spokane. This should bean ideal summer for catching up on one's reading. The lovely rainy evenings, and cool dark wet afternoons call for a fire and a good book. Library hours are as usual, 3 to 5 in the afternoon and 7 to 9 in the eve- ning. Your librarian suggests the fol- lowing light reading, "Southwest Corner" by Walker; "Nothing in Life Is Free", Emmons; "Willa Cather", Brown; "Always the Young Strangers," Sandburg; "Steamboat Gothic,", K e y e s; "Lady and the Lumberjack" and "Lady on the Beach" by Barber; "Man Called Peter", Marshall; "Desiree", Selinko. A look at the shelves will reveal many others, old and new, you might enjoy. There is also a wide variety of children's books which should be read while school books are out of circulation. LOCAL BRIEFS Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pierce of Monroe enjoyed a visit with their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Norvel Faubion of Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. Fau- bion came from Kansas City to Monroe by the southern route go- ing through Texas and California and they left Monday for home by way of Yellowstone Park. Sharon and Dee Circle left Tuesday evening to spend the rest of the summer with their grand- mother in Selah, Washington. Sharon and Dee plan to return to Monroe in time for school next fall. With them, they took their two dog~ and a cat. Their father, Mr. ran Circle accompanied them over. On Father's Day the following met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Gay, Sr. in the Roose- velt district to celebrate the day with Mr A. K. Murdoek, Mr. and Mrs. Art Murdock and Bruce, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Funk and Margaret, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Gay and Len- and Mr. Tom Gay. The enjoyable afternoon was spent playing horse- shoes and watching television. The occasion was also in honor of the birthday's of Mrs. Gay and Mrs. Funk. Mrs. Frank Buck flew to Chi- cago Friday, for a short visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Watts of route two, Ladysmith, B. C., were house guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Trabont, a short time ago. The Peace Lutheran church completed its Summer Vacation Bible school session with a pro- gram Thursday evening, June 18. Mrs. Mary Ferguson of Dillon, Montana, is spending a month at the home of her daughter, Mrs. David Meeds. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Humphrey and daughters returned last week from a short vacation, spent at Spirit Lake and Eastern Washington. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Meeds, act copartied by Mr. and Mrs. Alan Tucker, spent a three day week Mr. and Mrs. David Meeds have received the good news that their degree in business administratio~ at the University of Denver, June 14. He and his family have moved to Billings, Montana, where he has accepted a position as one of the assistant managers at the North- ern hotel. end at Lakes Chelan and Wapato. Those from Monroe attending the wedding of Ernest Wesley Bates of Tacoma and Miss Joan Libby of Seattle, in Hailer I_~ke Methodist church, Seattle, on Sunday, were Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Stretch, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ra- maley, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Shrum, and Mrs. Ida Peterson. Mr. Bates formerly lived in Monroe. Capt. and Mrs. Robert Dennis and four children of Albuquerque, N. M., are on vacation here, visit- ing their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.*Currie and Mrs. Oral Dennis. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Walker were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Nordstrom of Kirkland on a week end visit to Mrs. Alice Elmensdorf of Port Townsend. Dr. and Mrs. Stewart Piper spent the week end in Vancouver, B. C. Wash and dry clothes aster than ever ! 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