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Pane Two Runaway. Locomotive Winds Often a solo spree, this 200-ton locomotive broke loose from its rou a dead—end track and toppled onto one of the city‘s main South Side car. The engine itself was fairly well battered'up, but no one was hurt. National Defense May Get Benefit From Soil Mechanics Study at U. W. A University of Washington' “If the time ever comes when WPA project which was ,Started‘ such underground safety shelters as a soil mechanics study has“, are needed. the information being turned into one of the major na‘1 obtained will facilitate rapid con- tional': defense investigations of: struction by eliminating a great the state of Washington. -' amount of preliminary investiga- The: Ol‘lgi 31, pFQP9331.f0T the tion, of foundation possibilities,” project calle for an infires-‘t’igat'i‘dn! Anderson said. of soil conditions in the ' King Investigatn Air Fields County area With the idea of 0b- Already numerous investiga- taining information which would. tions are under way on the 5.0;] be valuable for all constructionlproperties of emergency landing PUI‘POSes. Ifields in W'ashington. Many of ;Soil Type impoi'ant these fields are being constructed The? nature of the. soil governs 2 with their availability for military the design and, in some instances, use in View. The tests being the location of ’imprevemén-tg'; made at the University undoubted- such as buildings, walls, bridgesfly will eliminate much of the tunnels, sewers, watermains and chance which normally is taken other similar works, said Lee N4 ill such construction. Dialings. Anderson. WPA Supervisor charge of the ppgggam. ibilitv are important "Advance knowledge of soil con-t, building an airport. ditions helps to avert engineeringi Robert G. Hennes, assistant failures, permits more economicall professor of civil engineering at design and more advantageous lo-t the University, is in charge of cation of buildingsaand'public tin-,the investigation. Mr. Hermes has provements,” Anderson said. “.Thel been connected with soil projects value of the borings, tests andlfor more than ten years, having settlement records through which: made investigations similar to the nature of the subsoil is dis— the project under closed,; is extremely valuable in city of Detroit and for numerous Seattle and western Washington! other public and private organiza- because of the absencerof bedrock; tions. at moderate depths, the prevalence} Si Siffpmiflfiii‘sié‘finéfifs lieii’fi‘él Robert Hanscom Given Military . items in locations." May, Aid Defense Program 1.. Since the project was first pros] posed, however, it has taken on; new significance because of the[ national“, defense program. The information obtained by the in-t -£M§llitary funeral rites were held vestiggmrs will be valuable it itl S'a'tln'day'1n Seattle for‘CorpormYeafr’S‘were Mr. and Mrs; ever ialjfiecessary to build under-; Robert Myers Hanscom, youngest ground- bomb shelters and tun-l son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Hans- nels, ammunition storage shelters com of Seattle, former Shelton and even underground space forlresidents. airplane‘storage, authorities be-i lieve. 'attle hospital January 2 after a ten day illness. He was a member and had been stationed at Camp t it“ I is Murray since September in active not Have the frBEST' His mother is the former Ada Myers, daughter of Mrs. Minnie iB. Myers of Shelton, and a former 'school superintendent in Mason County. The family has been jspending its summers at a sum- lmer home near Arcadia Point. Corporal Hanscom was gradu- leted with the class of 1939 at Franklin high school in Seattle Iand had spent his entire life in Seattle and at the family summer :home here. Surviving are the par- s‘ents, two brothers, Jack and Her- : bert; his grandmother, Mrs. Myers, lof‘Shelton; two aunts, Mrs. Susie iPauley and Miss Dorcas Myers, in l l I l l l lrg'gnlre, Then You’ll Buy Modern CONCRETE BRICK t and ' ’ RY UNITS, j in i MSON , .. .3 iwveatt‘ehding; the funeral ‘ Shelton were Mrs. Myers,’ Myersing.'ang,Mrs. J. Lee Paul- , eg, in and Mrs; James Pauley, and Frank (Bud) Pauley. froth 'i t t . l 25c A DAY for $5,000 accidentin- .145? 5. h M satance. Den‘t take any trip ,- 9 withou tit. Issueu willie you SW" St BF?“ h°ne 123 wait. See Herb Angle. , , . l eta when. you travel. See Herb Thurs. (only) Jan. 9 Rudy (Red) Nichols presents all the OF A GLAMOU I “Hativwoeo A PREMIERE” STARRING , EEO—Local People— 30 l IMITATING l FAMOUS MOVIE AND RADIO STARS p STARRING , ,, ‘ 10 SHIRLEY TEMPLEfij .— ,- . R Vi}. PERSONAL . APPEARANCES OF LOCAL STARS at 7 :15 P. M. w._ ON THE SCREEN John Barrymore in “The Great Profile” Admission Prices Children 10¢; Adults 25¢ r .. «, ., lustax int subscil structure and surface sta-l way for the: Funeral, Burial Corporal Hanscom died in a Se-, iof. Company‘ B, 146th Field Artil-- llery, Washington National Guard,' lSheltony'and several cousins here! Miés ‘ "tended a birthday dinner Wed- SHELTON—MA in the Ditch-W (Junior Cagemen Open Schedule 4 With Aberdeei ' Deprived of four go mes UCl’lC' i— _uled during pro—Ch has wccl: because 01 the i111 . sing, Sh l ton junior high will E'tvlllt; into its basketball schedule Wednes- day thin week when Coach Hugh Clark leads his young hoopmcu t0 Aberdeen for pair of cw.~ tests at two o'cl . Theiirst hoi 3 game of the year for. the Shelton juniors will ’ befiplayctl this Saturday afternoon when Chehalls com wire for a tdoublebill u"; Coach 1 i l l l l ‘\ l l l l 1223!) (.‘I‘l Clark has been holding workout (1. a couple of timczo each week ing the month ‘ closed and ycung’fcrc amii ter reserves :. a couple of t: ‘ |too, so his club won’t be lacking‘ greatly in condition for its foray, into Aberdeen tomorrow. The junior high 3 land-home go. or; ' Fife and. M 'y during the prc~Cliristi.i..s but probably will be no b schedule them because of ready well round imcn, ‘ ow t ndhouse in Chicago, backed down streets, narrowly missing a street Homemakers Meet 1 At Home Of com 5 Resume Work For Ayres Thursday By Virtue E. ,Haiilon , Pickering, Jan. 6. —— Miss Coral Ayres was hostess to the Picker— .* inngom'emakers club on Thurs- day afternoon. Mrs. L, A. Fitts, 'a '13wcomer in the neighborhood, lwas welcomed into the club. Now ithat the holidays are over,. the :club will resume its ,bi-monthly meetings. and meet again endan-1 uary 16th at the home of .,.Mrs. Lillian Cameron. Delicious... rc-l sumed on the Red Cross war relief sewing project here, Mrs. Herbert Miller. chairman, Sewing tomorrow will be by the the Catholic Women, ithe Baptists Ladies and Thursday journment. . . y ‘ Mr. and Mrs_ CH1 Johnson and'l next week by the Rebekz'hs, Mrs. I Miss Oliva Cederburg of Shelton, spent Christmas Day with 1 MRI and Mrs Frank Wvlie. Mr. and Mrs. J. Lal’age spent, . Va . .fi ._ , ,‘Christmas in Bremerton at the‘lwislhes t0 Sawnonhtthris pEOJL\C.,Vl(.i lhome of their.son, Mr. Ted La- W” .00?” to 0 “ Tmy “mg a“ is inv1ted to come in regardless I . Pa and famil . . l and Mrs? Chas, Jacoby of 1 “£7,113?” Swill: ll/rl‘CSCP-t for that eVaughn, and Mr. and Mrs. R, I’.ipa‘_”lcu‘°‘1 div“ k133- 1Anderson of Minerva Park, Weic iguests of Mr. and Mrs. P. E_ Ball ‘—‘_ . l _ ‘ 1°“ Chrlstm” Reckless Drivmg Of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Fitts are| , a _ a , , now at home on the Forbcrg place; Sileléei‘ila‘n Punlsififlll which they purchased . recently! 'They are former residents of Cou-‘ Wiuiam White, of Shelton was lee Dam, fined $10 and costs and his drive Miss Shirley Jones spent part 1 ers license suspended for 30 days of her vacation in Seattle visiting 1 by Justice M, C, Zinthco Friday Plenty of yarn and material are l at the home 0f he!" SiStert Mrslon a reckless driving charge Lawrence Grosser: ‘ ‘s-worn out by State Patrolman ' Miss» Cora Ayres and MYSICliff Aden, 1Helen Shafer enjoyed Christmas! fdinner with Mr. and Mrs. Lanz night. Wiss and family in Shelton. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer ‘.¢‘ v ’ _ 4i a Wiss onboth Christmas and New mem‘m 5,“ “Perm-“5 , p (' Chas t tthe- present time there are from" ‘ Drcscher and son, Jerry, Mr. and; 3 to All) fishcrlncn’s co—opcratives in the United States. ‘ Mrs. Roy Longacre, Miss Dorothy- ,_ t l Red Cross Sewers 1 Victims Of War, .. A l After a vacation over the yule-i tide holidays, work has been rcw‘ Miller said today. i now on hand for the project sew-- 3 crs, Mrs. Miller said. “Anyone who, Miller cx- ' Aden arrested White New Years. SON COUNTY JOURNAL . Spencnr, l l 2, grandchildr nnounced to- l day. I ll W'omcn of the Moose, Thursday byl Friday by? the P.E.O., next Tuesday by thei12.617. V V.F.W. and American Legion aux-l freshments were served beforead-liliaries, Wednesday next week byition load, the number of convey- l y Rites 7W7 J.-. i w. i“ etniesday Fi out i "st rifles will he conducted for l. ' ' Scwders, 75, retired ' ' a Tacoma sash and . y, from the Buckley- . no! in Tricoixie ll here for ' :, born l-tzuidiitg Frank Uzial- are two and sons, Clarencr, Mar— , . and Fioncnce Sowdcrs San Fran- two :‘zisicrs, Mrs. Nancy , coma, and Mrs. Nora ‘t Orchard; and three‘ Sharply Reduced During Past Year Washington’s school systeml tran‘portcd more pupils in 1940, on more and longer routes, in more conveyancos, but at a less colt per pupil than ever before, State Superintendent tanle li‘. Atwood recently stated Since the 1933 school year, the. number of transportation routesl had increased from 2.448 to 2, 490, and the number of pupil?- transported two miles or more have increased from 56,024 to 84,146. The number of pupils transported less than two inilcs also has increased from 11,470 to To meet. increanad transporta- anccs was increased from 1,838 to 2,065, the total cost being increas- cd from $1,497,618 to $2,043,524, 2. gain of $545 905. In the face of all these increasi‘i“, the annqu cost of tralispo.‘ rig each pupil was decreased from $26.73 to $24.28. Mr. Atwood said the answer ism, Better conveyances, re-routing 0ft busses, closer supervision of the' transportation system, CQnSOlldf‘u-! tion of school districts and a fine spirit of cooperation. :Gerald Needham Tacoma tf'iiapel} 3i Harstine Club 5 live 1 School Bus Costs l l . est urcst of the evening with, prizes' - {for pinochle going to Carl Mat-1 ltus, high, and to Reinhart Goet-' Ti, cs _ l l New President l - l By Della Goetsch 1 liarstine Island, Jan. 6~Elcction . of officers for the year 1941 was; the chief item of business ct Fri-i (lay evening’s session of the Har— Social Club and resulted as‘3 llows: President, Gerald Need- 1; Vice—president J. C. Sim—tF . 8; Secretary, Miss Helen Gla-i ; Treasurer, John L. Hitchcock; social committee, Mrs. Paul Smith, , Mr. and NIl‘S. Gerald Necdham. Til-c club has been without a president since November 1st when Mrs. George Carlson, who held that office in 1940, tendered her resig- nation upon moving with her fam— ily from the island to their new home at Pickering. The new presi- dent, Gerald Needham, has served the club for the past year in the capacity of chairman of the social ;. "TlltLC’J, and the enthusiasm .v lcii has been shown by this ac- mcmbcr has done much to- succcssful accomplish- w :1 rd the ments of the club during the time ll has served; and under his lead— ip the organization looks for— ! to a year of even greater , time and profit. Mr. Needham will also Serve on the social com- mittee this year, but will be re- lieved of a large part of the re- sponsibility by’ the other two mem- bers of his important committee, Mrs. Paul Smith and Mrs. Need- ham. Both of these ladies are very active in the club and will, no doubt, do much to keep up inter- in the organization’s life throughout the time of their serv-} ice. Miss Helen Glaser as secretary| and Mr. Hitchcock as club treas- urer are reliable holdovers from‘ last year. Mr. Simmons, the new vice—president, has already demon-l strated his ability to act in that" capacity, by the ease and dispatch‘ with which he presides at business meetings when asked to do So in the absence of the club’s regular; chairman. construction. Inauguration’s in the Air With President Roosevelt’s third term inauguration only a few away, all Washington is preparing for the event. from the White House, top, stands for spectators are At a downtown office building, bottom. tickets 1 seats in these grandstands were expcctcd to sell out early. ,} day. January 7. .W M Across the st - shown \Vith this able and willing staff of fellow—officers, Mr. Needham is planning for a year of greateri and happier accomplishments for: the club which has been an active; group of the Harstine community‘ for more than 27 years. 1 At the close of the club’s busi? ness session Friday evening a card party occupied the group for the (sch, low; for five hundred Ed Wil-' Icon won the award for high score ‘and Miss Edna Wilson carried ofr'v ;the consolation, and Miss Helen 1Glaser came out ahead at Chin-I Klinbcl (iii Move Into New Offices Overlooked Forgotten among the many bus- vile—3 iness changes of 1940 which serv-l ed as subject tor 'a front pagel story in last Thursday’s Journal was the fact that the Kimbel Oil company, Mason County distribu- ‘tor of Richt‘leld producs, had com- pleted its fine new combined of- and warehouse building on t the structure during the first part of the year. Wiss and Mr. Bruce Willey or Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Harris of IBelfair,/ were also callers at the Wiss home on New Year’s. Mrs. M, McFadden of Seattle, is visiting with her daughter, Mrs. W. S. Rempel and family. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strong of Seattle, were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wylie, ,Mrs. Verna Barnes and daugh- 3 ter, Sharon, of Olympia, an d ,Miss Ellen Lundquist,of Seattle. spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. ’ gMaldor Lundquist and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. S_ Rempel and soils spent Sundayevening with Mr. and Mrs. J. LaPage. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Chitty and ,‘daughter, Lois, and Mr, and Mrs. { J. B. Hanlon and children of Olym- lpia were dinner guests of Mr. land Mrs. Claude Hanlon on New ‘Year’s. ' ' ‘ Mr. and Mrs. L; A. Fitts spent Monday evening with Mr. and Mrs. 1 Frank Wylie. Mrs. Em.Welty,,.who spends her summers in‘il’iclvtem‘hg',“ha;s just returned to her home in' Seattle,i after a three weeks' ‘visit with her ' Iniece, Mrs. Helen Fisher of Port- i land. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiss were I dinner guests Thursday evening of ,‘Mr. and Mrs. Loui Lars'on, of Shel. i ton. ‘ Mr_ and Mrs. Maldor Lundquist and family attended afamily re- union in Seattle on Saturday at :the home of Mrs. Lundquist’s sis-- tter. Mrs. E. R. Russell. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Ball at- Queen Tours Loliidon R ,nesday at the R. P. Anderson ihome, of Minerva Park, in honor or Mrs. R. B. Anderson: , Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiss called Ion Mr. and Mrs. George Wiss at their new home near Walkers gPalk. . | Mr_ and Mrs. E. B. Harriman, ‘Miss Christina. Roberts and Mr and Mrs. P. E. Ball were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. LaPage Newt Year’s eve at a watch party. I Mr. and Mrs, S. E. Bailey of uManette, and Miss Dorothy Ir-l win of Olympia, were guests Sun- day of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Han- lon and family. Mr. and Mrs. Maldor Lundquist' I called on Mr. and Mrs. L. A, Fitts Thursday evening. Any one interested in sewing ,for the Red Cross is invited to imeet at the J. E. Jones home on lMonday,.January 13 for an all- 'day meeting, starting at 10 a‘. m. l A pot-luck lunch will be served at noon. ' i. _.._ [Soldier-Awator Home Furlough ViSit Nick Mildenberger, son of Mn, and Mrs. George Mildenberger of Shelton, arrived home for a short furlough vacation from his train- ing duties at Moffet Field, Cali- fornia, with the U. S. Army Air; Corps, with which he has been en- llisted for the past four months. greeted 1941 at the White, House. one for certain persons in Europe to adopt, England’s smiling Queen Elizabeth thumbs up as she tours one of the A New Year Hint for Hitler ho, Hillcrest grade on the Olym-t ric highway and had .moved into. ‘drove to Pacific Beach last Sun- 'How to start the New Year off right is demonstrated by Harry~ Hopkins, close presidential friend, and his daughter Diana, 8, who Their slogan might be a good aid Shelters l l = guests at the Vincent Glaser home} 'Mrs. A. O. McCay. Mr. Brosse‘z'iul . and the children,. Gél'VaiS and San- I i dra, of Shelton, also visited at the' ‘MoCay home on Friday. This re- .union brought together four gen-1 ,eratlons, since Mrs. Tucker is they . Mr. and Mrs. John L. Hitchcock' ese checkers, while Mrs. C. E. Har-’ riman was last in getting the shining little marbles across the‘ board and into their home cor—l ner. Before leaving the hall Friday evening, Mrs. J. C. Simmons in- vited the auditing committee to meet at the Simmons home on Saturday evening to make the an-r nual examination of the club’s, books. Members of the committee, are Hugo A. Glaser, Mrs. C. E! Hzirrirnan and Mrs. Simmons. The secretary was also asked to meet with the committee. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Harriman John- Kiely Becomes Father In Florida 1 l John Kiey, former Rayonier cn-l i gineer at the Shelton plant, writes, day for a surprise visit to theirl daughter, Mrs. Albert Ottersad,| whose birthday came on that day. The Harrimans and the Otterstads attended a show in Aberdeen Sun- day evening as a part of the cele- bration, after which the‘night was spent at the beach. The Harri- mans came home on Monday. Miss Betty Scott came home i from Seattle last Sunday for anl at indefinite stay at the Scott family‘ 1 home. put on a salad. Mrs. VV' A_ Hitchcock who has Laboratory studies "at the State; been ill at her home here for some Cellege and at Pmsb‘lx hftv" (it? time is reporth as being some_ terminc'd, the best picking time for , what better She was able last1thc fruit for commermal canning Thursday "to'be up and take 0,18 and have developed an improv ’ll meal at the table with the fam- .metho‘jmr ms Style Of .pr,c‘?,e°:""4 ily, and has been up for short Per- mg‘ The Peacne” are “Chi” l iods each day since. Everyone in‘i'the hard—“pg Stag/0’ Stflmc in} the community is interested in the Calgary tum” sou—“p” ‘7'”! Mrs. Hitchcok’s condition and will then—mum; Sffm'pceled. an"! “3"”; be glad to hear of its improvement. ; npd in ca} 6. ‘pciueent sugar rujlilp. She has been missed at the island's 21“? 03:52:“. 7‘13] 1 social activities, especially the W0- l télxtu‘ie H J‘ k I men’s Club of Which Mrs. Hitch-i i”. ' , ,, cock is president. . In the annual report or the, Miss Helen Glaser and brother lagriculturat‘l experiment station, it' Joe, spent New Years Day a; is stated that freestone peachss ‘are being canned commercially in ‘Florida, Where he was sent by his; firm when the new plant was op—‘, . ened there, that he has become the} 'father of a. nine-pound, 14-ouricel lbaby son born December 22. Mrs! Kicly is ajlorida girl. in Tacoma. 1 Mrs. Al Brosseau of AanacortesI came to the island last weak for a visit at the home of Mr. and. techniques! developed by the lab-1 oratory and described to the trade 3 early in‘ the summer of 1940. ‘ According to Edward C. Johl‘-‘ rove his wife to the island and then returned to Anacortes where, he is employed. Mrs. Gene Tucker considerable quantities, using the!‘ daughter of Mrs; Brosseau, who is Mrs. McCay’s daughter. 1 and the young peopkg, Famine and‘ at Lyle, made a business trip to; Olympia on Friday. Mrs. Chapinl Bouncing war Baby in Canada/ i ;Bumps in the testing ground toss this Can i the air as it gets filial going over bcl’ore being sent to Britain.. is one of many war machines built in the dominion andsen‘t to; fighting mother country. ‘ .Activians Seat With his friends here from Fernandina, ; Fa‘imhild conducting the care ies, new officers of the Active, were seated Saturday evening ' ladies night dinner-dance pro admin Heads Satur District Governor ‘ held in the banquet room a BER Shelton Hotel. ’erggl. e‘ George Dunning was induct ed :2”: to his chair as club pres. ‘ Chuck Rowe as Vice pres}, Frances Eacrett as secretary—C lbOut it urer; and Hebert Hedrick, ‘ Fraser, Walt llikola Following the dinner and i lation dancing" was enjoyed: and tiieir.,.;iivcs andlady f The club will resume its lar Wednesday night weekly; ‘ ings tomorrow evening holiday vacation~_, {Which the last two regular» the club in 1940. FORRESTs” Rocky Duckham, : a. directors. gathering of the chi ,\ all meeti IA~80 FLOWERS ._ Foster of Chehalis met them in the capitol city and came to the island With them for a visit with her mother, Mrs. W. A. Hitchcock. Experiments To Improve Peaches Tried at W.§S.C. Washington State College, Pull~ .man, January 5. — Those ragged, over-cooked peaches canned in the “home style" or “tree ripened” fashion by commercial canners are undergoing an improvement in flavor and appearance. and vegetable products labora- tory of the U, S. department of agriculture at Pullman under the direction of Dr. M. K. Veldruis, in cooperation with the Washing- ton agricultural cxperiment sta- tion and irrigation branch station tells London children to keep erground air raid city’s many und Nick ex ect ev t _ ~ ‘ of the State College of Washing- his train-ml; iss coxsgléigy, tcyvhglel shelters. Three-decker cots have been installed in mOst slielteis Sf; tony the hqusewife may now ex_ stationed at one of t e'new air Persons taking all night “mg? from bombs can get 3‘ mammum 0 pect to buy freestone canned ” Sleenv ‘ pent-hes that. she Will be. proud to bases in Alaska, he ' sat , , Through the work of the fruit: COUNTY HAUL, any distance i 1t0 ton loads $8.75 per ton plus 30¢‘per mil McKay Special Stoker Coal ‘ tons or over .............. .............. _. $8.00 per to l Coal handled by wheelbarrow or buckets 75¢ per ton ext? These prices subject to change according to mine prices Shelton Sand Gravel Co. ' PHONE 32 son, director of the agricult' at She] cXperimen't station, the coop t—‘ in agencies canned fifty varieties .. ‘ . ofp‘cachcs at the irrigation branch} FOR EVERY OCCASIO station the past season andtl‘icio: Delivered anywhere ate fin will be examined and judged this I , . .insurafi Winter. This, and other czzpei'i-g , ' 11 pa mental work, showing what varic- South ate :5; ties are'most suitable for canninv, l . . , ' Fe is expected to be of much Value Fol snemm ca‘1 112 stag??? growers, packers, and consummsl inter: _—‘ “SW—"WWW a, A . hand: V ‘. . . . e and ' *7 \Y i p05": 11' ANNOUNCIHG . . . TAL p . . , nt Fun . V . ed, . v F : Pro Roslyn Nut total. . .. 7dr per sac reserve —— y— . TA YARD PRICE $8.73 per ton wag,“ l to 3 ton loads iii town .......... ..$10.25 per ’60 of M, 4 to 6 ton loads in town .......... _. 33* 9.50 per to ALD sole}: y k110i f,