Crowds Large At Fete


MOSSYROCK - A capacity crowd turned out to watch the annual Community Day festivities presented by the students of the Mossyrock schools. Climax of the day's events was the coronation of Queen of the May Asenath Core. She was crowned by the president of the student body, Richard Cook. Members of the royal court were; Senior princess, Betty Althauser; junior princess, Doris Church; sophomore princess, Darcy Wingerty; trainbearers, Lisa Christian and Sherri Greear; flower girls, Karen Lane and Mary Fryberger, and crown bearer, Mark Huber.

The pageant "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" was presented with students from both the elementary and high school acting out the parts and the speech class narrating. Members of the cast were Mary Kaiser, Karen Blecher, Liz Carson, Bob Clowe, Rich Cook, Danny Mitchem, David Ashe, Roger Seela, John Landry, Steve Broner, Ricky Wolfe, Frank James. The first through fifth grades also participated.

Narrators were Arnold Buntain, Venita Aldrich, Lillian Hamilton, Don Faulkner, Mark Nelson and Don Burlow.

Maypole dancers doing the traditional colorful dance were Kathryne Brown, Carol Faulkner, Dorothy Hoyt, Nancy Kautenberg, Louella Keenan, Sheryl Macdonald, Peggy McClaskey, Jenny McDaniel, Elaine Overstreet, Noreen Poe, Elaine Powell, Stephanie Rhodes, Aldena Smetzler, Betty Steele, Nancy Ward, Linda Warren, Diana Williams, Trudy Wingerter, Marilyn Woods, Sheila Wright and Jenine Aust.

Fifteen women attended the regular meeting of the Women's Group of the Church of the Brethren at the home of Mrs. Laura Bangs last week. A potluck dinner was served at noon. The afternoon devotional period included a mediation on the Lord's Prayer. A letter to the group was read from the Holdereed family, missionaries to India. "Obedience in her Mission," an article telling of the work of Betty Elliott with the Aucas was given.

During the business meeting it was decided to start a fund for new carpeting for the church sanctuary. Donations to this fund are to be given to Mrs. Elsie Wilson. The group voted to sell greeting cards with Mrs. Judy Cline and Mrs. Eleanor Biggs to be in charge of card sales. The next meeting of the group will be held June 13 at the home of Mrs. Burle Morris. An invitation is extended to any women in the community who wishes to participate in the group activities.

Members of the Search and Rescue Unit who aided in the search last week at Packwood for Don Mullins included Don and Bud Adams, Ken and Loren Workman, Wayne Bower, Harold and Charles Osborne, Bill Lieske and Harold Williams.

The eighth grade graduation exercises will take place Friday in the new gym and are slated to begin at 8 p.m.

Mrs. Marilyn Legg and infant son have gone to Long Beach, Calif., following a several months visit here with her folks, the Earl Rockwoods. Legg is stationed on the USS Kearsarge which is to have Long Beach as its home base.

Sunday visitors at the Don Long residence were Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Gass of Tacoma.

News comes from San Jose, Calif. of the birth of a daughter, Terry Lynn to Airman First Class and Mrs. Ted Overstreet May 18. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Overstreet.

The Overstreets have just moved into their newly completed home on the Hendricks road west of town.

Motoring to Packwood last Thursday to attend a meeting of the Eastern District of Lewis County Garden clubs were Mmes. Don Long, Harrison Clapp and Harold Williams. Committee reports were heard concerninig [sic] the district flower show, "Cascade Jubilee" to be held at Morton Aug. 10, 11 and 12, in conjunction with the Loggers Jubilee. The flower show schedules were distributed. The meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Jack Heinrich.

Mr. and Mrs. Minor Stuart spent Tuesday and Memorial Day at Kingston, Wash., as guests of their daughter and family, the Merlin Becks.

Mr. John Stoner was pleasantly surprised recently when what started out to be a trip to Seattle climaxed by a reunion and party at the Community building in Chehalis. The occasion was his 85th birthday anniversary and he was greeted by friends and relatives, from a four state span, many of who he hadn't met in many years.

Source: The Daily Chronicle, 5 May 1962, page 5. Microfilm available at Centralia Timberland Library, 110 South Silver, Centralia, Washington 98531.

Transcribed by Kathryn Lester