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January 7, 1971

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le Washington Public Power people we serve have adequate lY System and the Bonneville low cost electric power when I Administration this week needed." documents paving the way BPA Administrator, H~, R. ~_e supply system to finance Richmond, termed the event one ~nstruct the first all publicly of the principal steps forward in ~ nuclear power plant in the implementing the hydro-thermal 1ic Northwest - Hanford ~er Two. program involving 108 Northwest Utivlities, both publicly and ceremonies held at pri ately owned, and the federal lewick, H. R. Richmond, ~dministrator and Owen W.government." Representing the supply |Supply System Managing system's nineteen member :tor, signed net billing consumer-owned utilities and ments with 94 consumer d utilitieswho will be :ipants in thermal plant ~er four of the region's Ir Hydro-Thermal Program. nder the terms of the aents signed this week the ' system will sell the entire at of the plant to the pating utilities who will in ssign their percentage shares : plant's generation to BPA. Le signing clears the decks acting as witnesses to the document signing were Mason County PUD Commissioner Edwin W. Taylor, board president; Secretary Alvin E. Fletcher, Clallam county PUD commissioner; and Executive Committee Chairman Ed Fischer, Clark county PUD commissioner. The schedule established by the region's hydro-thermal program calls for the supply system's 1100 megawatt nuclear !e sale later this month of power station to be in commercial [~ximately ,$15 million in operation by September 1977 or t rd Number Two short-term sooner. In order to meet this [ue notes by the supply target date, project construction p to undertake studies and must begin in the early fall of l ys required for site 1972. ification, an AEC The tight schedule which itruction license and must be met by the supply system [ation of engineering plans to insure Hanford Number Two is p e c i fi cations for in operation when the region uction of the project which be located on the AEC's 'ord Reservation in ~astern Washington. Le second step in financing roject is expected to take in 1972 when the supply needs the power calls for submission of the site ..... certification application to the State of Washington later this month, with the expectation that the Hanford site will be approved later in the year. MATT MEULI k t..... I will issue long term bonds [ray the cost of the $400 The supply system will open bids for the nuclear steam supply system (reactor) and fuel Jan. 12 plant and to redeem the :erm notes, in Kennewick and expects to trd called this week signing award contracts in the spring of gnificant milestone in the 1971. iPment of public powerin A $ 2 5 m i 1 1 i o n L*d Pacific Northwest." turbine-generator contract was n n auing he said, "undertaking awarded to Westinghouse in 1967. construction of Hanford The supply system currently )er Two by the region's operates the Pacific Northwest's ely owned utilities is a only nuclear steam electric onstration of our generating plant, the 800 nination to insure that the megawatt Hanford Number One. liday Chang rnJng Durmng Le change 1971 will bring to Americans is their way of ; out when Washington's ay falls. Or Memorial Day," ns Day and Columbus Day. ~r 1971 is the year the m Monday Holidays law Stamp anges Set le Uo~ited States ment Agriculture has es Are 1971 takes effect, changing dates these four observances fall from their traditional day to specific Mondays~, thereby providing, with Labor Day, at least five three day weekends for workers in 45 states. As enacted, the law provides • that Washington's Birthday fall on the third Monday in February; Memorial day the last Monday in May; Columbus Day the second Monday, and Veterans Day the fourth Monday in October. The measure was signed into law by President Johnson in 1 968, who commented, "The Monday holiday will stimulate greater industrial and commercial production, sparing business and labor the penalty of midweek shutdowns." The law itself applies only to the District of Columbia and to federal employees, giving states the option of adopting similar laws. Almost immediate acceptance of the idea by various state governments led to rapid enactment by every state except Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia and Wisconsin. However, legislatures in these states are scheduled to meet in 1971, affording the possibility of nation-wide acceptance of ,'ed two Food Stamp lm regulations to speed ransactions for food stamp ;rocers, and other shoppers )res which accept food IS. revisions allow: P to 49 cents cash change stamp transactions ~ayments of deposits on or other containers of foods to be made with amps eviously, program !tions required that in itions calling for change of nts or less, food stamp hers be given credit slips could be spent only at the ehich issued them. Deposits ~tainers were paid in cash. endorsed 50-cent coupons 1! given for larger amounts Monday holidays. ~ge and can be spent for .... foods at any authorized icials of USDA's Food and tion Service said the )ns are the result of nendations from both food iyUSers_ and the retail food iS officials said unlike L COupons, loose $2 or $5 ts cannot be accepted nor rse $2 coupons be returned ]OUR A & W DRIVE IN IS OPEN A See Our GIFT E-OUT SAVE UP TO 5th & Franklin was nominated and chosen by vote of his classmates to represent Santa Claus during the party held December 22 at which Mrs. Lyle's Bordeaux third grade entertained Mrs. Parson's kindergarten class. His assistant, The Shelton Rotary Club recently received a letter from Linda Mounts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace Mounts, who is spending a year in Germany and attending school there under the Rotary International Student Exchange Program. The letter said: December 12, 1970 Dear Rotarians, St. Nich has already made a visit to Germany, filling the shoes of children with goodies. December 6 is a very exciting day for children because St. Nich makes a personal appearance in most homes. It was one of the several German traditions that I hoped to experience. Robert Woodard Gets Bronze Star Army SFC Robert E. Woodard, whose wife, Jeri, lives in Shelton, recently received his second award of the Bronze Star medal during ceremonies near An Khe, Vietnam. He was presented the Bronze Star medal for distinguishing himself through meritorious service in connection with military operations against hostile forces in Vietnam. The medal, adopted in 1944, recognizes outstanding achievement. Sgt. Woodard received the award while assigned as a mess steward with Battery C. 5th Battalion, 16th Artillery, I Field Force, Vietnam. He entered the army in November 1959. ITEMS PRICE! ROUND 426-3327 Planned Clergymen and members of lay boards of Olympia-area churches will hear a progress report about The Evergreen State College and will discuss ways of ministering to college students, faculty and staff during a Jan. 7 meeting in Abbey Theater at St. Martin's College. The meeting, sponsored by q the Committee of Olympia Churches on Campus Ministry For The Evergreen State College, wilt begin at 7:30 p.m. About 300 persons are expected to attend. "The meeting has two main purposes," said committee chairman, Charles Howard Perry, Rector of St. John's Episcopal • •-~:-~ Church. "The first is to inform ............. ":: the clergy and lay boards about what will he happening at Evergreen in terms of program, The second is to explore mutual concerns of how the churches may best minister to the entire college commuriity." "The program will be divided into two parts," Father Perry explained. "The first segment will include a formal presentation by Evergreen President Charles McCann and Executive Vice President E. J. Shoben, Jr. After that, we'll break into 15 small seminar-type groups so that representatives of the college may answer questions and thoroughly discuss campus Ininistry with representatives of the various churches." Persons attendin~ the meeting Vicki Howes, was selected in the same manner. The kindergarten had at Thanksgiving invited the third grade group to share with them the applesauce made by the children. rman I am now happily situated in a Church, and the St. Lorenkirche. room. The program was first. new home. The Weigler family has A 11 were very interesting. There was a welcoming speech been so good to me. My father is Nuremberg is famous for its from the president followed by a Doctor of Engineering. He is a production of toys and Christmas readings. The program professor at the Technical gingerbread. 1 found large ended with Christmas music. We University here in Darmstadt• My quantities of both at the Kriswere served a great dinner of four mother works part time in the Kringle Market. At this marketcourses, during which everyone Alice ltospital with physical place, 1 heard a lot of English socialized. It was a formal, but therapy (Krankengymnastics). being spoken which made me quite an enjoyable time. It can Barbara, 20 years old, is presently believe there were more hardly be compared to the jolly studying in Marburg. Sabine, 16Americans than Germans. time at Shelton's Rotary years old, is in Des Moines as a One of the Christmas Christmas Dinner. ! hope this Rotary Exchange Student. It is activities thus far this month was year's dinner is as successful and very interesting for me to hear the Rotary Christmas Dinner. It fun as those in the past. about her experiences• was held on the evening of I truly wish everyone the I continue to have December 3 and attended by warmest of holiday wishes• Ein opportunities of visiting other Rotarians, their wives, and some frohes Weihnachtsfest und ein cities. The most recent trip was to y o u t h. T h e re were m anygutcs ncues I ahr? Nuremberg. There we visited the introductions and handshakes Most sincerely, Imperial Castle, the St. Sebald's before we entered the banquet Linda w n w ~P Each member account insured to S20,000 by Administrator, National Credit Union Administration then will report back to their own churches for discussions within individual congregations, Father Perry explained. "The Committee on Campus Ministry will meet again Jan. 20 to hear reports from the various churches and begin developing details of a ministerial program for Evergreen," he added. College staff members participating in the Jan. 7 meeting, in addition to McCann and Shoben, will be Vice President For Business Dean Clabaugh; Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Don Humphrey ; Registrar Perrin Smith; Director of Computer Services Bob Barringer; Director of Financial Planning Buel Brodin; Admissions Counselor Nancy Taylor; Computor Programmer James Long; the Vice President and Provost's Administrative Assistant Ken Donohue; and faculty members Jack Webb, Byron Youtz, Richard Brian, A1 Wiedemann, and Richard Jones. Members of the Committee on Campus Ministry who arranged for the meeting are Father Perry: Rev. AI ttulten; Rev. Arthur Anderson; Rev. James McGreal; Rev. Martin Anderson; Mrs. Laurie Kingery; Mrs. William Schneider; Rev. Robert Van Nest; Brodin, Shoben and Webb. The meeting is not open to the general public. Look for many fabulous Bargains! II Mason ~ral redit Union money you loan wil pann Federal Credit Union 4fh & Cedar Shelton, Washington 98584 Thursday, January 7, 1970 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page 13