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PAGE TWO THE ARLINGTON TIMES, ARLLNGTON, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 1953 L OSO Mrs. Nellie George, correspondent. try Wedding At Community Churcl Standards of white chrysanthe- mums and candles made a beau- tiful setting at the Oso Commun- ity Church Friday evening, Dec. llth, when in a double ring cere- mony Miss Patsy Merritt, daugh- ter of Mrs. Frank Bailey, was united in marriage to Mr. Larry Casner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Casner of Trafton, with Rev. E. B. Seymour officiating. After the guests were as- sembled the tapers were lighted by Dorlene Fry and Darlene Slack and then with Mrs. E. B. Seymour as accompanist, Mr. Herbert York sang "Because" and "I Love You Truly." The bride, given in marriage by her brother, Leroy Merritt, was gowned in a two-piece winter white taffeta dress, of street length and carried a bouquet of orchid on her white bible. She was attended by Mrs. Lucius Wright as bridesmaid, the sister of the groom. Mr. Lucius Wright was the best man and Mr. David Spencer l . was the usher. The mother of the bride wore a dress of blue and the groom's mother wore a dress of green and both wore corsages of chrysan- themums. After the ceremony a reception was held in the church basement. A large centerpiece of white chrysanthemums decorated the table. The four-tier cake edged in sil- ver and topped by a miniature bride and groom was made and presented by Mrs. Bert Arm- strong. After the bride made the traditional first cut, the cake was served by Mrs. Les Lanfear, and Mrs. John Slack was at the coffee urn. The young couple left amid the well wishes on a short wedding trip to Heppner, Ore., after which the new home will be in the An- derson house on Deer Creek. Demonstration Club Meet On Wednesday, Dec. 9th, the Oso Home Demonstration Club met for their Christmas meeting with Mrs. Mary Ann Templeton, Mrs. Leona Clark, Mrs. Orla Ba- ker and Mrs. Opal Kesick as co- hostesses. They decorated, the tables with unique centerpieces giving a Yuletide appearance. Af- ter the dinner and the business meeting, the gifts were ex.. changed and admired, which also revealed the secret pals of 1953. The next meeting will be on Jan. 13th at the home of Mrs. Marvin Prichard. At this meeting Mrs. Hazel Holm will instruct in tat- ting. If interested come with shuttle and thread. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Mathis and sons Kenneth and Ronald; Mr. and Mrs. Gust Pearson and Gary, Donald Hanaway, Joanne Bradley, and Mrs. Johanna Brad- ley went to the Sears Roebuck blue ribbon award winner dinner. There were 72 winners in the county and five of these were from the Oso Club. Their leader is very proud of these winners. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Estes of Cav- alero's Corner visited over th~ week.end with friends here and to attend the Merritt-Casner wedding. Mr. Frank Bailey is home from the hospital but is still very ill. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Pearson and children snent Sunday with rel- atives in Stanwood. Due to winter conditions John Klein will discontinue his week- Iv church services until a future date. He has been faithful in de- livering his spiritual messages for more than a year. Mrs. Lawrence Fry is suffer- in~ from an eye infection. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Pearson at- tended the reception given at the Methodist Church Saturday night~ for Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jenny, re- cently married. The Mt. Wheeler Grange Aux- iliary held an enjoy'able Christ- mas meeting at Gertrude Sund- berg's home on Thursday, Dec. 3rd, with 27 present. They will continue the Secret Pal feature next year. A gift exchange was enjoyed and also a fine candle making demonstration given by Norma Pearson. Seventeen candidates h a v e been initiated in all four degrees by the local Grange officers this month. The Grange will furnish a turkey dinner to the members and their families on Friday eve- ning, Dec. 18th, at 7:30. Each per- son please bring a gift for ex- change wrapped and labeled for man, woman, boy or girl, of not more than 50 cents in value. Leroy Merritt, stationed at Fort Lewis, is home on his sec- ond emergency leave of fifteen days, expiring this Friday, due to the serious illness of his step- father, Frank Bailey. Mr. and Mrs. John Cole visited in Darrington on Saturday with the latter's sister, Mrs. Lewis Reese. Jeanne Bradley and LaVern Groendyk went with their senior cooking class to Seattle for din- ner and field trip in Home Econ- omics. Anton Van Ry of the coast guard at Astoria, Ore., came up Wednesday to spend a week with his father, A. VanRy, and other home folks. His wife, Mitlie, had left previously for a three week trip to Traverse City, Mich., to visit over Christmas with her daughter and family. Nels Nordstrom and son Ted, also Mr. and Mrs. Hal Sundberg, attended the funeral of their niece and cousin, Miss Ramona Nordstrom, at Elma on the 9th. The Sundbergs remained for two days to visit Hal's folks there- abouts. Little Leslie Slumen of Everett visited the first 2 days of this week with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E, Daniels. Clifford Tungate, accompanied by George L. Anderson, recently attended a Tri-County Loggers meeting on Hope Island. Mrs. Violet Piper (Van Horn) and children, who have been liv. ing with Mrs. Eva Main for sev- eral months, have moved to Ar. lington. Mr. Piper is stationed in Alaska with the U. S. armed forces. John Moen left last week to stay several months with his son I Obert and family in Calif. En. route he visited his son Leo and family at Klamath Falls, Ore. The local school will hold their Christmas program on Wednes- day evening, December 23rd, at 8 o'clock. The program is a com- plete cantata called "The Cross 'atch Fairies." JUNIOR D. 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