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Page16 SHELTON--MAON COIINTV JOURNAL--Published in "Christmantown, U.,q.A.", helton, Washington Thursday, Jantlal  , lion Postp edl 00Long Time tlrapevzew Resudent Belfazr Residents Have Trou m &apos;m m : C on n . ) I.anu uonuemna.on Judge Raymond ported action in a land condemna- I tion action in Mason County Su-t perior Court Friday. The Judge I GRAPEVIEW .... Once again, said the leslimony presented was we report with deep regret the not sufficient for him to make a passing of another long-time ruling. Grapeview resident. Oscar Sund. Death came suddenly last Satur- The action involves land for day evening, around 6 p.m., to limited access right-of-way on this shy, soft-spoken gentleman Craig Road just off the proposed who in his last years had lived location of the freeway south of quietly alone at his Stadium Beach 00o00-Oscar Sand, Dies at Home $aturday Shelton. The state contends it needs the limited access strip, on the road as a safety measure. The owners of the property, the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lee, objected on the grounds that it cut off ac- cess to the property. The state has agreed to allow access for one home only. The State Highway Department was represented by Delbert John- son and the Lee estate by Glenn Corla. ON HONOR ROLL Three Shelton students were on. the honor roll for the fall quarter at Central Washington. State Col- lege, Ellensburg. They were Mary Brewer. Catherine Drebick and Gerald Spiker. - farm. Born in Munsula, Finland, July 13 1887. Oscar came to this coun- try, settling at Stadium in 1909 with his brother. John Sund, Sr. The brothers were active in local logging operations in this area at the time. working for Dagstand Brothers. Camp 3. 5 and 7 of Simpson Logging Co., and De- fiance Logging Co. operating at Detroit {former name of our Grapeview community). On June 27, 1923 Oscar married his bro- ther John's widow. Karolina. in Olympia, and together they main- rained the original farm until her death May 14, 1955. Munsula. a Swedish settlement on Finland's border, was the birthplace of several Grapeview settlers. Besides John and Oscar, there was Bill Sund,-their cousin, who now resides on Stretch Island and second cousin Charlie Ander- son. also of Stretch Island. who passed away Jan. 3 of this year, Several others from this commun- ity in Finland settled on Harstine IMand or nearby, including a dis- tant cousin of the Sunds, Mr. Al- vin Anderson of Pickering Pa,cs- age. Mr. Sund is survived by two sons, John and Warren; four grandqhildren, John, Christine, Elaine and Cheryl;-and cousin, Bill Sund of Grapeview, also John Strand and Carl Sund of Tacoma and four cousins, Alfred and Ar- thur Sund, Edith West and Dug- mar Nyholm, in iFrland. Funeral i i LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE 8helton Lodge No. 1684 Gerry Hart, Governor Phone 426-3047 Russ Morken, Secretary Phone 426-4071 MEETINGS HELD EACH 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the Month 8 p.m./M13m J in I I HEARS STHANOE VOICE, ANSWERS IHSTANTLY ....... services are scheduled for today at 1 p.m. in Shelton. Our sincere. heartfelt sympathies are extended ] to t;he bereaved family. It is with deep sadness nd a feeling of per,;onal loss that we have hn-! fa say goodbye to many of our "old-timers" recently. These pioneers realizing the beauty and potential of this area. by settling here. helped in its development to the point where we of less rugged stature, have been able to enjoy its scenic orivacy in modern con- venience. The luxuries, that we take for granted, such as elec- tricity, telephones and well main- tained roads, plus schools and ex- cellent mail service are ours aM a result of their struggle and hardships. OUR SYMPATIIIER to Mrs. So- fus Ha,sen who suffered a fall at bet home last weekend, severe- ly injuring her back A trip to the doctor in Tacoma resulted in a cast for Laura and a major cur- tailment of activities for the pres- ent. Best wishes for a speedy re- covery. We are happy to hear that Dor- is Stock is fifially recuperating and feeling better, according to husband, Julie, after being ill for the past few weeks. Several members of our Grape- view Mothers' Club. wishing to be better informed. "took in" the Cancer Film presented last Thurs- day evening aL the PUD auditor- ium by .the Mason County Chap- ter of the American Cancer So- ciety. Dividing into two carloads, those attending were Shirley En- Ken, Louise Okonek, P-hyllis Lutz, Virginia Hicks, Susanne Hill, Pat Cook, Shirley Pogreba, Dixie Shepard and Elsie Zehe. The gala were convinced that the time was well spent. Last week marked the birthday of many of our local friends! Chief Clayton celebrated his 14th anniversary Jan. 24 with fa- mily and friends with cheese cake and ice cream at his home. :Master Clifford Hicks turned 11 years old last week and also cele- brated family style. The Chief's Club in the Bremer- ton Navy Yard was the setting for birthday eelebrations last Sat- urday evening. Bill Staudt and Shirley Engen had birthdays Jan. 22 and 23. respectively and, in what has become an annual af- fair, wined, dined and danced with spouses and friends. Making up the sextet besides the Staudts and Engens were the Web Ethertons. All were pleasantly surl)rised to find, on arrival at the club, ano- ther Grapeview party already in progress. Also celebrating a birth- day was Mare Hell. with husband and friends Russ and Ruth Wells. Ed and Louise Okonek and Art and Ernestine Nicklaus. Sunday evening at Shelton Tim- ber Bow1 Saturdays' friends be- came deadly "rivals" as the En- gens (with Don and Shirley Pog- reba) as the "Vagabonds" faced the "Guttersnipes". Ca team com- posed of the Ethertons and Staudts), both teams in the Mr. and Mrs. League. Incidentally, the FAMOUS CHOIR HERE SUNDAY -- Featur- ing the great music 0f the old masters as well as some of the fine contemporary compositions, the Gustavus Adolphus College of St. Peter, Minn., will appear at the Baptist church this Sunday at 3 o'clock under the auspices of the Mason County MfnisteHal Association. Pictured here are members of the choir during a television program. Directed by Philip K. Knautz. cousin of Shelton's Baptist pastor Gene Knautz, the choral group is now in its 32rid concert season. It is one of five choirs in the nation selected for appearance at the Lutheran World Feder=tion assembly and also appeared  as guest choir for the International Congress of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. The widely varied pro- gram, featuring several of the choir's soloists, is arranged for universal listening appeal and is sung with vocal expression designed to reflect the character of the music. Some of the selec- tions included in the concert are the Bach mo- tet, Jesus Priceless Treasure; O magnum Mys- terium by Tomas Vittoria; thrde religious folk songs by Johannes Brahms; Greig's universal- ly popular Spring; and two songs by Jean Bet- get Also programmed are Scandinavian folk songs and Christmas selections of French, Brit- ish and Czech. Olympia Man Dies at Home Of Lake Ilahwatzel Family Sunday By Joann Tupper LAKE NAHWATZEL--Every- body can take advantage of spe- cial season now in force for mer- gansers through Athril 10. You may help yourselves to better fish- ing and shooting at the same time. Mergansers live entirely upon fish, especially trout and salmon. Lake Nahwatzel is open for mergansers. We regret the passing of Wil- liam :Manier, 80, Olympia last Sun- day, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cooper at the Lake, he is survived by a daughter, Miss Beatrice Manier, Olympia, Richarcl Baker of the Seattle Police Force, and a granddaughter Mrs. Brenda Johnson. :Mr. Manier was a past president of Federal Savings and Loan Company of Olympia and had resided at the Lake home of the Coopers for the past several months. No arrangements have been made as yet. Frank Cooper, Jr. has been spending several days at the Coo- pers and wilt go to his new asmgn- sent at Payne Field, at Everett. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ford on Sunday was their daugh- ter Mrs. Dennis Reed and daugh- ter-in-law Mrs. Richard Booth and son, all of Seattle. Saturday callers at the home of Mr. and Mzs. Ralph Springer were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sprin- ger of Bk'innon. MR. AND NitS. Amel Tveit had their daughter Mrs. Paul Webster and grandson, Terry, visiting them for a few days over the weekend. :Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Hewson had Sunday callers Mr. and Mrs. Cloid Watts of Kirkland and also dangh- ter, Mrs. Phil Parker and grand- children of Olympia. We are happy to hear that Mr. Hewson is now at home after hS recent accident and is doing fine. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lee Daw- son last Sunday afternoon was Mr. and Mrs. James Bleecker. Vre are happy to announce that Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bronson are grandparents. Their son David and daughter-in-law welcomed a baby boy, 8 Ibs. Jan. 24. at Seattle. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Archie fore heading east. Emil Carlson of Stretch Island was pleased to receive guests, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Johnson of Ta- coma who drove out to visit last weekend. Mrs. Johnson is Emil's sister. Our advice to Larry Lutz is "give up whittling", Spud! His latest escapade ended in a rush trip to the doctor's for stitching and splinting, followed by much pain and discomfort. It all haI)- pened Friday evening and, with his parents already in Shelton, Web Etherton was called in for transportation. All ended well we are happy to report! Ed and Louise Okonek drove to Tacoma Sunday with son Lea to get acquainted with niece Diana Lynn Flea born this month to Louise's sister. Mrs. Dean Flea. NOTICE: Tile fire siren is scheduled to sonnd off every Mon- day at noon in the future and resi- Choir To Sing At Baptist Church Educated in the tradition of fine choral music, Phillip F. Knautz, who is director of The Gustavus Choir of St. Peter, Minn., will pre- sent his coneert singers in the First Baptist Church on Sunday Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. Professor Knautz, who is in- structor of mumc education and choral conducting at Gustavus Adolphus College, was born in New Guinea. where his parents were serving as missionaries of the Lutheran church. He has done graduate study in the field of mu- sic education at the University of Colorado, and earned a Master of Music degree at the University of Texas. Highly regarded musically, The Gustavus Choir has traveled throughout the midwest and southwest, from coast to coast and Canada on its annual concert tours. This year the group will travel 5,000 miles through mid- western and western states. The choir appears here with the sponsorship of the Mason County Ministerial Association and the public is invited to at- tend. ILII. Olive Church To Begin Two Sunday Services ML Olive Lutheran Church will conduct two services on Sunday mornings begmning this Sunday. The early service will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the later service at ll a.m The Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes will meet at With Icy Roads, Frozen By Ra(.hel Freclin BELFAIR --- Much an everyone has enjoyed the cold clear weather of the past week it has brought trouble to drivers and home-oxm- ers. There have been no really se- rious accidents here, but drivers tell of skids on most of the curv- ed roads, and a light pole on the North Shore was split in half when I a car driven by Donald Toombs t skidded into it on Friday night. I The driver was not injured, but it took the P.'U.D. crews most of Saturday-to replace the pole. l'ire m a house-trailer belong- ing to Herman Tegrunde brought the Vohmteer Fire Department out Saturday. Tegrunde was at- tempting Lo heat the trailer when the fire broke out. doing consider= able damage to the inside before firemen arzived to put out the blaze. The kitchen of Mrs. Betty Stan- ley's summer home was turned in- to a lake last week by a broken water pipe in the ceiling. Water filled all the cupboards, buckled the linoleum, and seeped out un- der the door. wiere is was discov- ered by a neighbor. Many others have had less serious trouble from frozen or broken pipes. BUT THE COLD weather has also caused some really spectacu- lar sunrises and sunsets for the local residents to enjoy. The cancer film showing at the Community Church last week had a fine turnout, with more than 160 women attending. Mrs. Shack- leford, chairman for the event, would like to thank all those who made it such a success; her com- mittee, Dr. Amaly Frese, who conducted the question and ans- wer priod, the key. Milton Gire who arranged for the showing of the film, and all those who atten- ded. THE NORTH MASON Civic League will meet at 8 p.m. tonight, in the Church. There have been so many questions as to the purpose of this group, which is trying to Solve some of the poblem of parent-youth relations in a grow- Foresters Group To Discuss Recreation Outdoor recreation will be the topic of a joint meeting of the South West Washington and South Puget Sound Chapters of the So- ciety of American Foresters in the Tyee Motor Inn at TumwaLer at 7 p.m. Friday. Speakers will be Bernard Orell of Weyerhaeuser who will speak on private property in recreation, pro- per use of leisure time and the economic roll to be played by out- door recreation and Ted McTigh of the State Parks and Recreation Wa00er| ing conamunity, that a'i interested are urged to ii . see what in being done. The last meeling had, Houston from tle Breenl. fare Office and J. V. from the Child Guida! leading the discussion. Merrill. also of the lVel was chairman for the Iwgvanl' [' )it' 0 Congratulations to t and cam of the North  nior Class Play, "The 1 ' of Dobie Gillis" for thei laSf cessful prcsenizttion evening. Best wishes for speed ries go to the Raymond' both'of them. By eoincid who h,d an emergency tomy in Korea, was fl just before Pat enter0 pital in Bremerton f0 and is now acting as housekeeper. So get wishes are in order for. Mrs. Milton Gire spen on a speaking tour in with her office as PreSi! Baptist Woman of '/ and Northern Idaho. pal kane. Moscow- and LeW among the places visite describes going down t wiston grade in a sn0' one of the highlights of  The John Jaeobsens fl( kane last Thursday, by the illness of his E, Jacobsen. and day. The Senior Mr Ja< ported as greatly ]nap[ spent some time at hiS! here in the past few y, ei We'll Be Close January thru WE TAKE TIME OFF TO :i;" ENJOY A SHO: WINTER VACf HELEN and DEL :"! Mason. C0,i Statnoner!i Department who will speak on the roll of the state parks commission. 118 No and the highlights of the survey .: Mince the Oct. 12 wind storm. ""(  "; , h Sec "Coo." This Was the staggering statement made by the young gentle- man above in reply to his grandmother's delighted voice. His parents had phoned Grandma long distance to introduce him to the dan, Grandmother, who had been feeling lonely, stated: "Bless his heart-- l can't wait to see him. Thank you, dears, for calling--it's almost Va'abonds were victorious? AL AND HILDA Okonek at- tended a combined farewell and 19th wedding anniversary dinner last Sunday in honor of 1Vrr. and :Mrs. Oliver tide at the home of :rim and Babe Okonek near Shel- ton. Joining in the get together and adding their congratulations were :Mr. and Mrs. Edward Okon- ek and children Darold, Connie, Robert and Lin(a. Surveyor Phil Chapman of Shel- ton has been working on the Eide property recently and latest news is that they have sold their home dents are reminded that this is just for testing purposes. 4-H Barnacles met Monday af- ter school at the home of leader :MRS. Susanne Hill. This was the sewing group and members start- ed on their projects: "Aprons". The Gardening group of the Barnacles also met Monday at the home of their leader Virginia Hicks with members discussing future demonstrations. Boat lovers and "kid" lovers, please take note? Chief Clayton's beautiful purple and gold 12 foot rowboat "Toodley Boo" took off Kelley and daughter, Betty, last Saturday evening was Betty's fi- ,anee Doug Parker. Mr. and Mrs. James Bleeeker had Mr. and Mrs. Charles Van Epps, Shelton visiting them last Thurs- day afternoon. We wish to extend "Happy Birth- day" wishes to Hank Chappell. His birthday was Jan. 23. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrenc Hansen attended the birthday party for Mr. Hansen's father. Don Ha,sen of Deckerville' last Thursday. He celebrated his 79th birthday and also they celebrated Don Gribble's 9:45 a.m., between tile two wor- ship services. The 8:30 a.m. services s being introduced to make it possible for families to attend church services and Sunday School and still have much of the day free for other activities. It is also hoped that the two services will help to relieve part of the seating problem which Mt. Olive has been experiencing. fill of Seattle. Mr. and Mrs. A1 Tupper and son, Alan, were Saturday evening guests at the home of Mr. and Feel shy about wearing your heart on your sleeve? Then give him a Valentine from . . . Nell's Pharmacy '4th & Railroad like having you all here." Have you shared some happiness with and are leaving Grapeview in the Monday for parts unknown. Any- 15th birthday. Mrs. Art Palmer of Matlock. . . rt t . t -, .', ...... .. t_,, tL ......  near future with plans to make One spotting this colorful craft THE HANSENS visited :Mr and Last Sunday, Mr. and :Mrs. Al ,,if" ., -.. Y"_  --..($ v- / ..( trlenas antt ramay latew why no omgnf k t ne raes are ,, ,  , (fA"' their home in Florida They. will -lease notify Chief at 426-4054 Mrs. MarvinPapworLhofIssaquah Tupper and son Alan enjoyed a ;:xfil;).;xa,I {IK.:N.I!.)';dm-,';(IF, I even lower after6, you know.) PACIFIC NORTHWEST BELL ] . spend some tzme m Cahforma, Thm craft has great senhmental last Sunday. 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