"
Newspaper Archive of
Shelton Mason County Journal
Shelton, Washington
News of Mason County, WA
Get your news here
Mason County Journal
January 24, 1963     Shelton Mason County Journal
PAGE 6     (6 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 6     (6 of 16 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
January 24, 1963
 

Newspaper Archive of Shelton Mason County Journal produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2021. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




Page 6 LEAVE TRADING STAMPS • OUT I dislike disagreeing with people who write letters to the editor but I feel impelled to do so in the case of our friend Jack Smith of Arcadia Road. Jack likes trading stamps. I can&apos;t see any sense to them whatever. Jack takes issue with Representative Charlie Sa- vage. I'm glad Charlie is opposed to trading stamps. Trading stamps don't come for free. Those who issue them with purchases from their business establishments may allow that impression to go along with the stamps, but the hard facts are that the customer is paying for them whefher he realizes it or not. The handling of trading stamps is something the merchant has to pay for, is an item in his cost of doing business. He passes that cost along to his customers in order to obtain and maintain a margin of profit suffic- ient to keep his business operating. So the customer doesn't get those trading stamps free. They're like a tax, a hidden tax, and they add to the price of whatever they are given for. So I'm thankful Washington State has a law that for :all'practical purposes outlaws the use of trading stamps in this state. And I'm further thankful that Charlie Savage feels the same way and is in a position as a legislator to protect that law  from the tampering which the only ones who figure to profit from trading stamps--the trading stamp people them- selves--have tried before to accomplish, and undoubtedly will again. GIVE ME MORE LIKE THESE If 180 million other Americans only felt the same as quite a few Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce - members do about federal hand-outs our income taxes would ....... tke d welcome dive. It kind of lifted the spirit recently when several Cham- ber members rose to their feet and berated the "distressed area" label tagged on our community. If thi is what they call a "distressed area" then things caWt be very bad economically. Not that we're basking in prosperity by any means but to paint us as "distressed" is a long way from the actual ]act. This isn't to say there is no place for federal aid to com- munities genuinely in distress. A source of emergency mo- ney is highly desireable many times, can be a life-saver, but it seems out-of-tune with the American spirit of resource- fulness and self.reliance to go running to Uncle Sam at the drop of the hat when money could be used for something-or- other. So, hats off to some men with pride. If we had a few million more like them Uncle Sam wouldn't be taking so ? many dollars out of ou r pockets in income tax. Lake Nahwatzel Man Breaks Leg in Fall In Woods recent accident. While working out in the woods last Tuesday, he stumbled over a big log and broke his leg in three places. He is irt the General Hospital in Shel- ton. Mrs. Hewson had her daughter, Mrs. Phil Parker, and children of Olympia as Sunday dinner guests. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Bartlett, Edmonds, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Hickson. Dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A1 Tupper last Saturday evening were Mr. and Mrs. Art Palmer, Matlock. lll AND MRS. Hector Barbour (Clarice Carpenter} who were married recently, visited the Re- sort last Saturday after a honey- moon trip to San Francisco, Calif., and Las Vegas, Nev. The Bar- boars now reside in Shelton. Mrs. Archie Kelley and daugh- ter Betty visited Mr. and Mrs. Irving Sleveland, Matloek, last were visited by Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Sisson and family of Seattle ldit Sunday. Afternoon callers Thursday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Bleecker were Mr, and Mrs. Dor- sey Goff of Union. WEDNESDA Y NIGHT dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Palmer of Matlock were Mr. and Mrs. A1 Tupper. Mrs. Elmer Snell and Mrs. Ed Petcrsen, both of Aberdeen were aturday afternoon callers at the homt of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Daw- son. Eddie Dawson was a Friday overnight guest in Shelton at the home of his schoolmate, Butch Redman. Sunday evening dro})-in guests at. tlie Dawsons were Henry Chap- pell; Matlock. A1 Chappell, Day- i.n, and their brothcr Bud Chap- pell, of Alaska. Also dropping in It's A Date Today, Thursday, Jan. 24 Shelton Garden Club, 1 p.m., home of Mrs, Frank Tracts, Sr. Golden Age Club, 6 p.m. pot- luck, Memorial hall. Shelton Jayettes, 8 p.m., Home of Mrs. Jim Hartley. ISR Class of '48 class reunion By Jomm Tupper planning meeting, 7:30 p.m., LAKE NAHWATZEL.---Sorry home of Mrs. Bill Johnson. to hear about Mr. F. E. Hewson'S Evergreen PTA, 8 p.m., school auditorium. Friday, Jan, 25 SEY Club skating party, 7:30 p.m., Shelton Roller Arena. Junior high basketball. Shelton us. Washington of Olympia, 2 p.m., Shelton gym. Mason County Credit Union shareholders annual meeting, 8 p. m., junior high auditorium. Simpson Employees Federal Credit Union annual shareholders meeting, 8 p.m., PUD 3 auditorium. Saturday, Jan. 26 FOE card party, 8 p.m., airport hall. Salty Sashayers Square Dance Club, 8:30 p.m., Memorial hall. High school basketball, Shelton vs I-ioquiam, B squads 6:30 p.m., varsities 8 p.m., Shelton gym. Monday, Jan. 28 Mr. View PTA, 8 p.m., multi- purpose room. Tuesday, Jan. 29 Merlin the Magician, 8 p.m,, ju- Thursday. nior high auditorium, sponsored Visiting Mr, and Mrs. Henry by Lions Club for its eye-care Chappell last Friday evening were fund. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mendenhall Wednesday, Jan, 30 Shelton. Saturday evening visitor at th Repeat performance of Merlin the Magician show, 8 p.m., junior Chappel home was Chappel's high al˘litorium. brother Warren "Bud" Chappcll of High school wrestling, Shelton Cordova, Alaska. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Reeve vs. Port Angeles, 7:30 p.m. Shel- ion gym. Marriage Licenses Applying for marriage licenses at the Mason County Auditor's office this past week were: Robert S. Minty, 20. Hoodsport, and Joyce Ryder, 18, Hoodsport. Hal D. Angcll, 35. Moeksville. N.C., and Deise Beters, 41, Se- attle. IN POLICE COURT Four persons were on the docket in Shelton Police Court Monday night. They were William Moffatt, petit larceny, 30 days in pail sus- pended and five months on pro- barton; Richard W. LaFond, dmmk in public, $10 forfeit; Golden Mas- tellar, violation 'of the safety re- sponsibility act, $100 fine; Ray- mond Gatewood, drunk in public, $10 foleit. wa, Mrs. Richard Narrancc of ........................... Aberdeen. Enjoying the Matlock Grange Dance last Saturday night were some of the Lake ]sidence. Mr and Mrs. Lee Dawson. Jerry Chris- tian.,Ted Booth. Miss Sandra Tup- per, Roy Evans, M. and Mrs. Dick Tupper. Mr. and Mrs. AI Tupper and Mr. and Mrs. Art Palmer of Mattock. Tbe Grange is planning [ h01d a dance every third Satur- day' of the month. There was a race group of people there. and extremely good music was provid- by the "Ramblhl Four". IN JUSTICE COURT Two Shelt.on youth. Robert E. Mikkelssen and Donald L. Hick- man. were each sentenced to two weekends in jail and 26-day sus- pended sentences on charges of malicious destruction of property in Mason County Justice Court this week, Howard L. Goldsby was fined $153.25 and sentenced to 10 days in jail on charges of viola- tion of the safety responsibility act and negligent driving. Robert G. Mitchell was arrested for faihtre to pay a fhm, SHELTON,-ylIASON COUNTY JOURNAL-- Published in "Christmasfown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washington . Thursday, Ja, nuary j:.. Alaska Man HOOD CANAL SCHOOL NEWS ,007#0000H000000%'J°IMeeting On Harstine Island Fi t];;; O^l.;:,,^. Bids Opened On Tearing Down Old School THIS SUNDAY fl-'oi,-'A h DI..,,A At U.II T^ W|IL itUIdLIVU{) Bldg. at Union; Busses to Have Loudspeakers D|{)LIIUL 15 |lOHllU ML Bldll lO Board Mectin News shoed all the students in the g ' " ' i " i" HARSTINE ISLAND A meet- promised though to w i. "d Hood Canal Jr. H gh fflm-st'lps  - /our sealed b]. s were opened and records to accom an then] ing of great importence and inter- once so we can see what m Daytog Area for. the sale andd]sman.tlln.g of the On this snecial day en2hsis was est to Islanders will be held to-handsome Marine he is. m omon cnooi. wleaXe l<oDlnson oi directed' "- w "d the effect: of to night at the hall at 7:30. County Filing for School Bo By Mabel Kidd Sheimn was awarded the bia. Un- to al ., - DAYTON -- Bud Chappell of Cordova, Alaska. visited relatives in Dayton over the weekend. After a flight to Seattle on business. He spent one night with the A1 Chap- pells and one with the Dart Goldys. The four brothers, Bud, A1, Hank and Walt all visited their mother, Mrs. Mary Chappell at Bott's Nur- sing Home. The Traveling Pinochle Club met Saturday evening with Darl Goldy and Dave Rayaon hosting. High prizes went to Donna Anderson and James Bleecker, low, Ruth Fouthe and J. W. Rayson, travel- ing pinochle, Marian Booth and John Anderson. The next meeting will be on Feb. 2 with Mr. and Mrs. James Bleecker hosting. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Dyson and children are now residing in their Shelton home which they have purchased at 1307 East Dickinson. Saturday evening, Mrs. Walter Chappell attended a surprise birth- day party honoring her mother, Mrs. C. L Anderson of Cloqual- him. Gathering in the Anderson home for an evening of festivities were also Mr. and Mrs. Warren Carr, Shelton, Mr. and Mrs. Verl York, Satsop, Sam Diggle, Lake Nahwatzel, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hliboki and Margie Lou, Mr. and Mrs. Albert LeGault, St., Mr. and Mrs. Albert LeGault Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Don Wright of Cloquallum. MR. AND MRS, R. S. Huey and children were Friday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Vehinery, Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Don Rutherford spent the weekend, in Tacoma in the home of Mr. and Mrs: Duke Robbins. Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Scab Combs were Mr. and Mrs, Charles Edwards, Larry and Les- lie of Seattle. Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dell Adams were Mr. and Lester Adams and children of Ta- coma and Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Tib- bits and children of Chehal: Beth Monger, Shelt0n spent the weekend in the home of Jamie Hickson. Sunday ellers in the. home of Mr. and Mrs. James Dotlgherty were Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dodge, Mr. and Mrs Clovis Rodgers and Mr. and Mrs. Don Smith, Shelton. Ricky and Rex Rumpf of Shel- ton spent the Weekend with cou, sins, Phfllip and Michiel Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stuller and family visited on Saturday even- ing in the R. S. Huey home. Mrs. Gertrude Scott was happy to have son-in-law, George Pur- yes, Kent with her Thursday through Saturday to help with some kitchen remodeling work. Mr. axid "rs':-C.G. Chapin,.Lil- liwaup' spent Saturday with Mr.; and Mrs. R. S. Huey. Mike Hulbert took the senior high B Y group from the Baptist Church to the Port Angeles bas- ketball game on Friday night. DARLENE BLOOMFIELD was home for the weekend from Wes- tern .Washington State College in Bellingham. Mrs. Thelma Howard spent the weekend with son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Howard. On Sa- turday Mrs. Thelma Howard and Mrs. Doyle Howard and Tommy called on Mrs. Birdie Olson. Sunday callers In the home of Mr .and Mrs. A. O. Schuffenhauer were Mr. and Mrs. Norman Whit- comb and girls, Manchester and Mr. and Mrs. Errol Whitcomb, Port Orchard Mr. and Mrs. J. C, Tibbits and sons were Sunday overnight guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Tibbits. Wednesday, Mrs. Chester 'alley, Skokomish Valley and Mrs. Alvin Hulbert lunched with their mother, Mrs. Sarah Lozier, Tumwater. Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. A. O.Schuffenhauer were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall McGuire to help daughter, Arlene celebrate her birthday. Friday evening callers in the A. O. Schuffenhauer home were Mr. and Mrs. Anton Charlson, Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rishel and Mike Challender spent the week- end in Tacoma with Mr. and Mrs. Wayne DeNune and Mr. and Mrs. Wally Carlson. Sandison Heads Higher Educalion, Library Gommillee Senator Gordon Sandison, 24th District Democrat, has ben cho- sen for the responsible task of being chairman of the Higher Ed- ucation and Libraries Committee of the Washington State Senate in its 38th session. This is the third session he has held this post. Sandison has also been assigned to the committees on Fisheries. Game and Game Fish, Highways, Liquor Control. Public Institutions and the powerful Appropriations committee. A resident of Port Angeles, San- dison served six terms in the House of Representatives before being elected to the Senate where he is commencing his third ses- sion. Too Late To Glassily i DOWNTOWN. oasy walk to morea. church or scllool. Three bedroom t,ome, living rooll] kitchen, sepa- ralc utility. Solid plaster walls. nicely tinted 2-('ar garage. $1.500 down. $55 per month, includes taxes. illSHFtlnee. Calt John Devereux. 426- 4666. LaBissoniere Agency, 119 So. Fourth. Shelton. 1/24 ACCENT ON VIEW! We've just listed choice waterfront tram a few miles tbis choice waert'ront tract a few milos from town. It features 165 ft. drilled well. 2-car carport, and work- shop. A daylight basement is in- stalle4 and fully furnished, ready to live in while lmme is built. Can't last lon.g at $9.000. A. Roy Dunn. 426-6363. 1/24 USED iaytag wringer washer in per- q ( Łee cunditin. $25, Phone 46-8613. G. 1/4 controlled vandalism had taken its toll of the building and it was felt that by removing the building it would increase the value of pro- perty• All district school busses will have radios and loudspeakers in- stalled immediately this move was made primarily for Civil Defense and more important for the safety of students on the bus. Inside and outside loudspeakers will be in- stalled for the bus drivers use. Bill Cooper will install the equipment. The board passed a motion to carry insurance on music equip- ment. The Hood Canal School Board last night met in Tacoma with the Board of Directors of City of Ta- coma to discuss financing of a much needed Multi-Purpose gym. BART ROBBINS and Charlie Dil, lon have filed for re-election as board members. Stan Lyman of Skokomish Middle Valley has filed for the position held by Eric Sjo- holm, Sjoholm indicated that he Would not run again. The question of an Activity Bus was tabled again because of lack of interest. Parents who filled out and returned questionnaires are to be thanked and possibly some other solution to the problem of athletes transportation exits. A discussion centered around the feasibility of Shelton having an activity period the sixth period of the day. This would get the stud- ents Off the practice field much earlier and then be able to catch rides with workers employed in town returning home after work. COLD WEATHER Our could spell we:s much en- joyed by all the students in the district. It was very refreshing for a change after all the rainy weather wehave been having these past few months. The students enjoyed ice skat- ing on both upper lakes in Union and up the valley. Several of the men teachers also enjoyed steelhead fishing. TEMPERENCE AND GOOD CITIZENSHIP DAY OBSERVED Thursday, Jan. 17, Mr. Jackson James T. Hamby Dies In McCleary James T. Hamby, Shelton, died JanuarY. 17, 1963, at the Mark E.' Reed Memorial Hospital in McCleary. Mr. Hamby had been a Mason county resident for the past 14 years. He was born in Crossville, Tennessee. January 11, 1911. He owned and operated Jim's Barbershop on Mt. View. ,The funeral was held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Batstone Funeral Home with Rev. Alex Poobus of- ficiating. Interment was in Shel- ton' Veterans Cemetery. Survivors include his wife. Pearl E. Hamby, Shelton; 2 brothers, Larry and Bud Hamby, St. Peters- berg, Florida; 5 sisters, Mrs. Ruth Kruzer. Los Angeles, Calif.. Mrs. R. E. Moore and Mrs. V. C. Litle, St. Petersburg, Florida, Mrs. Ro- land Reed. Troutwood, Ohio, Mrs. John Studebaker. Sacramento, Calif. Minnie Hansen Called By Death The funeral sez-˘ice for Minnie Anne Hansen was held at 1:30 p.m. January 11 at the Batstone Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Carl. sen officiating. Interment was in Shelton Memorial Park. Mrs. Hansen was born March 15, 1907, in Batavia. Illinois. She passed away at the Botts Nurs- ing Home, January 9, 1963. She re- sided at 525 Fairm0nt street. Ma- son county had been her home for the past 17 years. Mrs. Hansen was a member of the VFW Aux- iliary in Illinois for 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Andrew Hansen, Sheltbn; 1 son, La Verne Hansen, Shelton; 1 brother, Andrew, Lieberg, Illinois; 2 sisters, Julia Benson, Illinois and Esther, Sherman, Florida. Grapeview Man Passes At Home Grapevie resident, Sofus Han- sen, died at his imme Friday, Janu- ary 18. 1963. He was bo De- cember 23, 1881, in Denmark. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. January 23 at the Batstone Fu- neral Home with Rev. Chas. Wig- ton officiating. Cremation followed in Tacoma. Survivors incinde his wife, Laura J. Hansen, Grapeview; 2 sons, Henry, Seattle, md Kenneth of Billings, Montana; 3 grandchil- dren; several brothers and sisters in Denmark. John L. Gribbin Passes At 72 John Liddll Gribbin, 72. passod away at the Shelton General Hos- pital Wednesday, Jan. 16. 1963. Mr. Gribbin resided at Walker Park. He had been a resident of Mason County for 55 years. He was bom October 8, 1890 in Chico. Calif. The funeral was held at 3 p.m. last Saturday at the Batstone Fu- neral Home. Interment was in Shelton Memorial Park. • Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Lil- lian N. Gribbin. Sbelton; one daughter. Mrs. Evelyn Pace. Shel- ton: one sister. Mrs. Willis Ed- gerley, Shelton; two grandchild-. ten and two great-grandchildren. WATSON INFANT DIES Robert Wayne Watson, Jr.. in- fant son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watson, 628 Ellinor, died at the Shelton General Hospital January 23. He was born January 17, 1963. bacco, narcotics, and alcoholic be- verages as they relate to the health, strength and vigor of the nations citizens. These filmstrips were based on this subject. This day was observed in all public schools of the state and is known as "Temperence and Good Citizenship Day". P. T. A. P.T.A. was held Monday, Jan. 21 at the Hood Canal Junior High. The program started at 7:30 p.m. The Olympic Mountain Rescue Council presented a film on moun- tains. The a guest speaker from the council gave a talk on safety, hiking, and camping. A short business meeting follow- ed the program. LOWER. SKOK. S.R.A READING LAB. We are glad to report that the students working in the S. R A (Science Research Associates ma- terials, with Mrs. Ross. as a whole are progressing in fine fashion. We have this material for reading and spelling and soon hope o have ad- ditional material, especially in ar- ithmetic. The evidence of growth is seen in the students desire to read no only orally to Mrs. Ross but they beg to finish the stories by them- selves. To meet the need we are buying a set of twenty-two graded books that contain animal mys- tery, humor and biographies writ- ten by noted children literature authors. These are colorful books containing 5.000 to 7.500 words and carreates with the S. R . A. reading material we are now using. Sports Last Friday the Hood Canal Jr. High seventh and eighth grade played a game with Quilcene. The game was there. The score was 48-14 in Quilcene's favor. The starting lineup for Hood Canal was Bill Johnson and David Rose. guards; Gene Avey and Mike Mc- Dowell, forwards and Art Tozier. center. Hood Canal's points were made by Gene Avey, who made 6 points, Bill Johnson who made 4 points, Art Tozier also made 2 points and Mike McDowell made 2 points. Hood Canal's next game is with Quilcene here Jan. 25th. Among Your Merchants ROWE TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION Chuck Rowe, president of the Lumbermen's Mercantile Com- pany, will participate in a round table discussmn of building indus- try leaders from the Pacific North- west during the annual conven- tion in Seattle this weekend• Rowe is a director of the build- ing industry association compris- ing membership in Oregon, Wash- ington, Idaho and Alaska. The convention will be held in the Washington Athletic Club with 12 leaders in the industry from each of the four states attending. CONSTRUCTION STARTED ON NEW PAULEY BUILDING Work began Monday on the new 82x70 foot concrete block, lamin- ated-beam building which will house Pauley Motors. the Dodge agency in Mason County, upon completion. The stcture is being built by Howard Fuller Construction com- pany on a 140x82 feot site at Rail- road Avenue and Front street. A large parking area will be pro- vided adjacent to the new and modern building. Its construction will be expedited as swiftly as pos- sible, owner Bud Pauley said. "We expect to be in it soon," he com- mented. March of Dimes Mother's March Set For Jan. 31 An army of Zonta Club women will be knocking on every door in the county next Thursday evening, in the 25th Anniversary March of Dimes Mother's' March Mrs. Lee Kiefel. general chair- man for the Zonta Club Mothers' March, today said that final de- tails have been agreed upon. "All of the volunteers in the March of Dimcs Mothers' March know how important the job is. even though it will take only about an hour or two" Mrs. Kiefer said. "Every woman realizes that her efforts will help people to give for the life of a child. "The MarChing Mothers have had a chance to meet some of the patients afflicted with birth de- fects, arthritis and polio who will be helped by the March of Dimes." Mrs. Kiefer said. "Every Marching Mother also knows that the research financed by the March of Dimes means a great deal to every family in this country. Every mother knows that i hc March of Dimes research pro- gram produced two polio voccines which are right now protecting her children against this crippling disease." This same research program, Mrs. Kiefer pointed out. has, been expanded to include support of the Salk Institute for Biological Stu- dies. being built in San Diego, Calif. The Institute, to be directed by Dr. Jonas Salk. develope of the first effective vaccine against polio, will be a center where world- I famou,s scientists will live and LYNN SHERWOOD, veteran music instructor, will direct the mass choir for the 12th time this Sunday at the Shelton Mu- sic Club's annual choir festi- val concert to be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Junior High School auditorium. The mass choir will be composed of seven church choirs and the Amaranth and high school choirs, which will also participate individually. Proceeds from the concert are used for the student music camp scholarship fund. Sandra Lewis and Wen dy Brickert were awarded these scholarships last year. Mr. Sherwood has spent 25 years teaching music, 15 of those years in the Shelton Jun- ior and semor high schools. During that time he instructed bands and orchestras for both schools. Slides To Be Shown at Skok. Church Program By Mary Valley SKOKOMISH Would you like to take a trip via colored slides to Hawaii. Japan, Fiji Island, China, Australia and New Zealand ? Then be stu'e to attend the 'Rendevous' at the Middle Skokomish Church Saturday evening starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be special music and refreshments. A cordial invi- tation is extended to all. Mr. and Mrs. Archie Vaughn had as their house guest the past week, Mrs. Drusilla Gray of Calgary, Alberta. Mrs. Arthur Johnson spent se- veral days in Sumner with Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Johnson. Sue and Jan Valley of Island Lake spent the weekend with their grand-parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ches- ter Valley. Mr. and Mrs. George Barkley drove to Bremerton Tuesday to visit Mrs. Barkley's sister. Mrs. Ruth Hoffman. Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Barkley attended Pomona Grange at Agate and report a good crowd and a very interesting meeting. MR. AND SIRS. Arthur Johnson visited Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Helin at Matlock Sunday afternoon The regular meeting of the Sko- komish Community Club will be held tonight at 8 p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Johnson entertained with a birthday din- ner last Friday evening in honor of their son Stanley's third birth- day. Those present were Mr. Arvid Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Max Latzel and grand-daughter, Eva Dawn Godwin of Shelton. Assessor Willis Burnett will be the guest speaker and will explain the true facts concerning the for- mation of a fire district• All Is- landers are urged to attend. We wish to say "Speedy Reedy- cry" to Captain Bill Gortz. "Cap- tain Gortz was injured last week aboard his shin the S.S Long. He is confined in the Massachusets General Hospital. Boston. :tss. Lets all send him a Get VTell Card. There was a "Teen Age" mee- ing at the George T. Waite Jr. home Thursday night. Purpose was to form a teen age club. They will have Jr. members from 10-13 also. The kids spent last Sunday collecting bottles. They got $9.82 worth. Anyone willing to donate bottles call Maxine Waite at 426- 4063 and she will make arrange- ments to pick them up. The klds hope to raise enough money to screen the windows at the hall so they can play basketball. Your help will be appreciated. ON SATURDAY evening the Sid and Nels Baunsgards, Beulah Bassendale and the Gordon Sim- mons paid a surprise visit on the R. L. MeCulloehs. It was Marga- rets "Birthday Party", Coffee Cake and Sandwiches were brought potluck and a very lovely evening was enjoyed by all. Monday Mrs. Esther Goetsch and Mrs. Lee Carl- son had the McCullochs over for cake and coffee. Belated Birthday wishes Margaret from all your Island friends. The school bus broke down Thursday afternoon on the way to pick up the grade school children. Mr. and Mrs. Green brought the children home Thursday and Mrs. H. V. Glasers station wagon be- came "School Bus" Friday our very competent bus driver Mr. Hitchcock took the bus to town where the Steering linkage was fixed and the bus was back on the job Monday. AFTER SPENDING four days and nights on a bus Mike McAulif- fe is home. He left Jacksonville, Fla. on Tuesday night and got home gunda y. Disappointed though were we who thought Mike would return home in his dress blues. He Legislators Get Assignments To Committees Each of the 24th Legislative District's three representatives have been named to four commit- tees. Rep. Charles Savage, Shelton, has been named to the ways and means, agriculture and livestock, banking and insurance and labor and industrial insurance commit- tees. Rep. Paul Conner has been named to the public institutions. education and libraries, highways and fisheries a n game and game fish committees. Dr. James McFadden. Port An- geles, was named to the consti- tution, apportionment and elec- lion; commerce and economic de- velopment, banking and insurance and medicine, dentistry and drugs committees. Conner was offered the chair- manship of the public institutions committee and Dr. McFadden the vice chairmanship of medicine, dentistry and drugs committee. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Valley but, both, following the caucus were dinner gnests of Mrs. lVnne decision of the majority Democrat Ahern in Shelton Tuesday even- ing. Mrs. Keith Hurst and children of Arcadia spent Friday with Mrs. Paul Hunter. Mr. and Mrs. Don Johnson and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill John- son and family spent Sunday af- ternoon with their parents 5It. and Mrs. Albert Johnson. Little Eva Dawn Godwin of Shel. group, refused to accept the chair- manships. All three of the .24th District Representatives stayed with the majority Democrat group which lost control of the House when six Democrats joined the Repub- licans.to elect a speaker and or- ganize the House. Ghristmas Tree ton visited her grand-parents Mr. n..--..'. and Mrs, Max Latzel for a couple MIUWi 0 of days. Calling at the Doak home during the past week were Mrs. Bea Dun- ham, Mrs. Carl Spaulding, Mrs. Bray, Mrs. Mary Hunter. and Mrs. Max Latzel. YOUR CORRESPONDENT for- ot to mention the new grand- daughter of the Eric Sjoholm born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sjoholm of Everett recently and was named Pamela Joanne. The little lady weighed in at seven pounds and ]4 onnces. This Friday is the regular meet- ing of Skokomish Grange, at 8 p.m. It is hoped the members will turn out and support the new of- ficers David Barclay, writer" and artist, will be guest speaker dur- ing the lecturer's horn'. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nelson of Mount Vernon spent the weekend with Mrs Nelson's parents, Mr, and Mrs. Glenn Gee. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Nelson were honored at a reception at the Middle Skoko- mish Community Hall Wmen To Discuss 3-38 Auxiliary \\;Vires of members of Local 3- 38 nf th(t IWA will discuss forma- tion of a Women's Auxiliary to lhc mion local at a meeting Fri- day night. The wives arc asked to come to the 8 p.m. meeting with their hus- Iands at the union half work seeking basic infornmtion which may be applicable against a variety of human ailments rang- ing from the common cold o ean- eer. "Just aboul every person in this county will be visited by a neigh- Shod Gourse Is Offered The Pacific Northwest's annual Christmas tree crop--now gener- ally forgotten along with gift wrappings and colored lights---is ill uppermost in the minds of growers who each year harvest nearly three million trecs in Wa- shington and Oregon. Production of future crops will highlight a short course for North- west Christmas tree growers, Feb. 5. at Oregon State University, Corvallis. Sessions are at OSU Memorial Union building with registration starting at 8 ram. announces Charles Peck. Mason County Ex- tension Agent. Information on new. improved management practices will in- clude control of brush, weeds, in- sects, and tree diseases, along with effects of weather and soil fer- tility on growth of trees. Invenlion By Bremerl0n Man On Sale Here An invention by a Bremcrton man to improve radio reception bas gone on sale here. The antenna device called the Tena. Tuner. was developed by Charles Sturge, Bremerton, while working in rtorthern Alaska. He workcd out the idea to get recep- lion on the radio despite the ice which coated outside antemtas and choked out reception. The device consists of a small box with a tuning dial which works as a booster for the radio's antenna. It is not to be con- necLed to the radio but sets beside it. close tomorrow. So far /4 Tierney and Mr. Geo. T. W have filed for two of tl positions. BANTAM LEAGU w Jay Birds V.F.W. Auxiliary Willour Insurance ........ 23 Lumbermen's Merc ....... 19 Kelly Furniture ............ 10 Grant Lumber .............. 9 High games--Sue Randy Stanley 158. High series--Sue Clyde Landsaw 259. HOUSEWIVES bor that evening," Mrs. Kiefer[ Sturge has placed the new de- said. "VVc sincerely ask you to I vice at Taylor TV-Radio Electric [ give for the life of a clild," in ShclLon, Ball's Food Center Evergreen Florists Jim Pauley, Inc. Hood Canal Marina Angle Agency Edward's Salon ................ Shelton Marine Supply .... Shelton Union Service High game Connie 212. High series--Connie 508. GRANGE Matlock Pomona Skokomish Cloquallum Southside Shelton Valley ................... Agate .................... Patrons High games--Ira Henry Cook 214. High series--Ira Henry Cook Jr. 50, • WOMEN'S CITY Morgan Transfer ............ Hoodsport Lumber McConkey Drug Ccnter:... Sunbeam Bread ............... Millo's Diner Shelton Hotel Polka Dot Lumbermen's'Merc'"::::::: High game --- Donna i 214. High series Bobble- 538: Split picks -- Vera Jean Yost ), 3-4-7, Helen S lVHXED FSOI Rusty Ducks Board Busters Strippers Timber Ducks What's Next ,' Pin Busters ..... d .................. 4 O d Balz ..................... ,';; Knock Outs ......... :::---:::..-"i High games--Donna ! Jack Frost 212 i Hgh series Connie : 470, Jack Frost 579. MERCHANTS LEA Bill's Shell SeYvice ........ Timber Appliance .......... Kimbel Motors .............. Prepp's ReXall Store ........ Olympic Plywood Thurston S & L ................ Old Mill Tavern ............ Ralph's Serve-U ................ High game Russ 10 High series -- Jerry CN WOMEN'S Gott's Oilerettes .............. Bill's Shell Service ........ -Allyn Shell Service ....... Eells & Valley ................ Darigold ............................. Timber B0wl ................ :, Richfield Oil Min Tree Cafe High game Andy R High series--Andy Ro Split picks -- Toni 1 Necia Plews 2-7-8. Insulating Board .......... Accounting ...................... Engineelng .................... Lumber .............................. Loggers ............................ Research ............................ Olympic Plywood ............ Purchasing High game---Jane High serms---Jean Split pick--Maxine IIOUSEWIVES L NeWs Pharmacy Phil's Richfield Shelton Union Service 3 Dairy Queen ....................  High game--Rubye Fri Hig h series--vm:a Bi# Shelton Union Service' Albrecht 512), Phil's 1} Service 0 (Vera Bishop 53- Pharmacy 3 (Edith LeV Dairy Queen 1 (Wand . 449). .. BANTAM L:AGVi Cook Plant Farm ............ Timber Bowl .................... ; Sheldon Journal ................ Morgan, Eacrctt Lbr ..... Lions Club ........... Eagles Aerie 2079 .......... Wilson Company ............ Boon's Plumbing ............ High games - .S0nja. 160, Chuck ThomDsO High series - Soija'Ail Chuclt Thompson 29 MEN'S INDUSTI{ PanLorium Cleaners ........ : Luntbernlen's Mere ....... - Clary Trncking ................ :' 20th Century Thriftway Shelton .............................. Cole's Mobil Service ........ Canteen .............................. Morgan Transfer . .......... L High games Ken Fr,. Bob Wuench, Bob  Wayne Clary, all 22' High scries--Vaync u,