Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Mary stays busy with housework, Sam goes hunting


October 21, 2021

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Mary Theler and her aunt, Mary.

It's 1946 and a fall week in Belfair. Mary is putting away summer clothes and cleaning the dressers and Sam goes out duck and deer hunting. There were two house fires in and near Belfair. Butter is a dollar a pound.

Friday, Oct. 25, 1946

Today I went to Seattle on the 9:25 a.m. boat. Got all my work done before I left. Wrote six letters on the ferry. Went to Antique Shop and got my pitcher and four glasses. They are lovely too. Went downtown and sent Mama a vase for her birthday. Got myself shoes and caught 3:15 boat home. Put my stuff away and ate supper. Papa had it started. Sam went to...

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