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THE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLINGTON, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, ,JAN. 11, 1951. ~ ;regaUonal Churchl ner. was given .in honor, of Mr. ack dinner Tuesday JJim Isom, who is leaving Thurs- " Jsurprisedday for thelastServiCeweek when a , suet]aS STORY 0F TH[ MONTH In conjunction with ..... ~ ,~o~ [ Mrs. Don Wells was pleasantly cugL{ ny DUslnes ~hLe With her mother Sr devoted help I her plans to see Catherine through ne turnout enjoyed t I group of friends gathered at , I . . y and encouragement Catherine Don- university "Ridiculots~" the S whicti was followed } the home of Mrs. Bob Leach for nelly of Seattle, born with cerebral [ said "That girl will never be able rosiness meeting. Thela birthday party given in her palsy, hasn't ~/to go to college." Those were fa- fflcers were elected for lhonor. Those present were Mrs. let her handi- ~/miliar words to Mrs. Donnelly, but ag year. lDon Murray, Mrs. Bud Peterson, cap prevent ~/somehow, she didn't seem to hear Kath, ~,~,~t,~, ,q~,~h.[Mrs. Howard Koskela, Mrs. Phil- her from earn- ~Jthem. ' a~'d~ M'r~"~r'~nk~T4"~n._u -.[ lip Johnson, Mrs. Vance Holland in g a bachelor ~:~ [ One October day in 1942, Cather. ~rated her third bftth-[and Mrs. Anton Santeford. Ca-[ or arts a e, gree, ~~l/ine, accompanied by her mother, day _T~,~,,~v ~ Thnselnasta served as entertainment a master s de- ~l/attended her first University class. Lt her nartv and enjoy-[for the evening. Winning prizes ......... J ....... gree, anu a t'nl ~/Throughout the four-year course ~; ice ~crea'm and DOD,[were Mrs. Koskela and Mrs. IBeta Kappa /Mrs. Donnelly, a registered nurse, ~nnie and Nicholas Sar-/wel s. [xey.. Today, l~il!took down her daughter's lecture mmy Lund, Deena[ Mr. and Mrs. Arnie Wangsmol sne is on net ~inotes and helped her go from class way to vecome ~!to class in a wheelchair. and Ronald Alrrdi. hentertained friends Friday eve-I a successful ~ present were Kathy's[ning January 10, in their home[ .... ~~ ~l During those four years there had "*~'" . 'been nights of staying up until 5 :ller, Mrs. Ira Hunter, Ion Lenore Street A delightful[ he~remCaU~erO~ CatherineDonneny a.m., studying for exams, writing, aunt Dorothy Hunter,]evening was spent recording[ ...... ' .... ,, ~n~.~,. ~.~A ~..n ~~,.o,~ ,,,,, and tearing up stomes. Catherine s Sarkisian, Mrs. John]musical selections and playingI ** ...... s .......................... m "or "'v '' a3 was creau e writing and Mrs. Dan Lund and]games. Guests present were Mr.] courage and determination to over- . ..... vedMralit calls ~sns,/and MrS.,Herb, EdGaryHUnter,and MichelJr" andof [ .... ~.~. ,....~,. ~.o ~xr,o~,,~ during one semester sac SOld. a. one- 'wo phone ton Society for Crippled Children aCZoP ay mr ~.. _ ~er receiving net diploma r. E. C Leach, who is[Darrington, Mr. and Mrs. Myron and Adults presented both Mrs ........ lwagna uum ~auae ann elected to D, onnelly and her daughter with the ......... h " ; guest at the J. M. Ar- " ,wh,,,~ e~,~,~]~n~,, ~i,~ ~t ~ r~. z~nl ~eta l~appa, ~a~ erme were on rne in Hoquiam, Wash., "'" ..... *'*" ............... .-- to earn her master's degree with cent Easter Seal luncheon meeting ........ Of this week. Her first in Seattle. This monthly award is mrs. uonneuy vy her sine. "I have a news item is the proud grand- twins, born to Mr. Arthaud Tuesday The twins, Marianne weighed 6 lbs. 12 4 ozs. at birth. two brothers, Steve and Mrs. Ray Tenbrink, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stehr, Mr. and Mrs. Er- nie Medema and sons, Lynn, Ladd and Lee. The Lady Lions held their regular monthly meeting Mon- day evening, January 8. There were about 20 members present. During the business meeting, Jean Quistorff, ways and means chairman, reported plans having been made for a Valentine's dance to be given on a Satur- day. A delicious dessert was served by the refreshment com. mittee, Mrs. Tom Jones, Mrs. Albert Lamp and Mrs. Robert[ Leach. Members enjoyed playing games following the meeting In charge of the program were Mrs. Ernest Ludwick, Mrs. Mary Lauritson, Mrs. Milt Lidstrom. conferred by the National Society for Crippled Children and Adults, the'Easter Seal Agency, through its state affiliates to deserving persons like the Donnellys who, in a deter- mination to live a happy, useful life, outwitted a severe physical handi- cap. Catherine, partially paralyzed in both arms and legs and having a speech impediment, attended grammar and high school in her own home. Teachers visited her two hours a week and outlined her stud- ies, but she was on her own in preparing her lessons. Catherine has a portable typewriter on which she manages to write by punching one key at a time with a pencil. She graduated from high school as a member of the National Honor Society. When Catherine's father died aft- er she enrolled at the University of Washington, friends discouraged Mrs. Donnelly from carrying out Mrs. Delbert York and children and Mrs. James Cann are home had a wonderful time touring again after spending the holt-the huge aircraft carrier, and days in San Francisco Calif. also having dinner on the ship. Mrs. York visited her family and!New Year's Eve "they were the Mrs. Cann spent a short time guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter with Jim while he is in port. Bracy, who are now living in They all enjoyed Christmas din. I San Francisco. net with Mrs. York's folks, Mr.[ Mr. Tim Dorgan has as his and Mrs. H. Hossmeyer. While]guests his sister and~;~rother-in. there, Chief Cann took his wife law, Mr. and Mrs. C~:ud Gooch and Mrs. York aboard the Air-[of Seattle. The Goochs plan to plane Carrier "The Boxer,', lo-]reside in Arlington and will be cated at Hunter's point. They lat home at the Dorgan rest- \ Ralph was the hon- at the Howard Chris- Sunday, January was her 81st birthday cake the guests present plate, belong- Miss Christie Chris- she had received from Mrs. Ralph, her on her 2nd follow- Mrs. Stu Marshlain Lawrence Wid- and Mrs. George L. A. Wheeler, Lyle Christie Christian- Catherine earned most of her tui- tion for her bachelor's degree and !all of her tuition for her master's degree by reading and cvrrecting short stories for a creativ~ writing professor at the University of Wash- ington. She also did some ghost writing for radio, and several of her radio plays have been presented over local stations. The American Weekly published her short auto- biography, "Thanks, Mother," and Catherine also wrote the first and last chapters of a four-part radio play, "The Legend of the Seafair," broadcast last August over Seat- tle's four major stations in connec- tion with the city's Seafair cele- bration. Catherine likes three square sa ,,'r , meals a day, and ys, ,t s hard work sometimes to keep things in running order, but hard work is the best tonic I know to keep me in trim I am fortunate to have such a wonderful mother." dence until they find a home here. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Wrobliski spent the New Year holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Joe De Meyer i and Mr. and Mrs. RQbert DeI Meyer of Ferndale. ~" I The Greenwood Improvement/ Club will meet at the Cecil Pres-I ton h0mo on Friday evening ofI this week at 8 p.m. This will bel the regular monthly meeting. I Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lund enter-I tained friends Saturday evening in their home on Dunham Street. Those present for a very enjoy- able evening of bridge, were Mr: and Mrs. Millard Lord, Mr. and Mrs. Georg~ ~ent and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Udach. Mr. ~and Mrs. Don Wells lc~fl Friday of last week for Astoria, ~re.i to spend the week-end via- iting friends. Mrs. Wallace Wheel~,r ' and children were accompanied by Mrs. Alfred Johansen and Mrs. Tohnny Morrow on a trip to Van- eouver, B. C., on Wednesday of last week. They all had a won- derful time and enjoyed a beau- taiful day. Mrs. Morro~, who has been a house guest* of the Wheelers for the past three weeks, left for her home in Laur- enceberg, Ind., Thursday, Jan- uary 4. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Chris- tianson and Mr. and Mrs. Iver S. C. S. of the Metho- :h Will meet at the M~ ~. Nan Boyer Wed- ~n~ ary 17th, at 2 p.m. "e always welcome. ;u,.~sts at the Iver Iver- S~mday were Mr. and Imm and sons, Jim of Camano Island, and Mrs. Wayne Groth lhter Karen. The din- pe ey'S ave ]amours Iverson are now living in their lovely new homes in the Victor Hrs. addition. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Sass of Belle Plaine, Minn., are visiting their son and daughter-in-law and family in Arlington. Hettie Lowe Guild will meet Wednesday, January 17, at 8 p.- m., at the home 0f'~Mrs. Chet Thompson, 301 Dunh~n. SILVANA Mrs. Irene Vognild, The annual meeting of the Zion Lutheran Congregation will be held on Tuesday evening at 8 c'clock, instead of in the fore- noon as previously announced, Advance #5711 Advance #$71 $ PAGh FIVE home of Mr. Pete Satra on Sat-I The Sz.lem Lutheran Ladies'. g~ ..... __ J /~|_ L ~-- urday evening in observance of/Aid held their regular meeting[~f~ellwO~[l IUD his birthday. During the eve Ion Wednesday afternoon in the]To Fridav ning cards were enjoyed and a Memorial tiall. A program con-I--Z. "'-.. ........ J delicious no-host buffet lunch :fating of songs by the audience [ ...'l:ne ~reenwoo:l .Improvemen~ was served. A lace tablecloth ,and readings by Clara Wahl,[