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Percy M Pio 6017 S.E. 86th kve portland, Ore Festival Queen candid- Mary M. Knight and men high schools Were t week by their student- by the Mary M. Knight Ls Virginia Hollatz, 17, of Mr. and Mrs. Franc i: Rt. 1. Elms. as been a yell leader, a  ::il of the girl's basketball a nas held numerous stu- Y offices. ior, she plans to attend arbor Junior College and dness course after grad.- ;d by the North Mason as their representative in selection was Marilyn of Joseph Mills, a cheer leader, a member society and GAA. VIRGINIA HOLLATZ Wants Land The City City Commission until next week on of the school district the area on which is courts next to Loop the commission. said they would Zmprovements in the but, did not fee spending school land Which the district own. Frank Travis Jr., said like to holO the matter get a chance on the property. He said WOuld welcome the public and any- c . express an opin- ontact city hall. layed until next week request from the Chli(st, Scientist, o their build- D. Deer told he Would like a the Plans and the building would be potential fire haz- commission of the voted to es- not lending or equipment. The after receiving tity Attorney ne city was on tgrunds in renting of Cooke's to be done from the al- s property and Ole. Byrne recom- Study the a sys- for any- on city right-of: Band Appears Here Today Central Wash- Ellensburg, assembly on the tour. in the gym- ,Irl. final day of Seattle, Centralia, Che- areas before they will go to with a Junior Shelton, is a L. BONDS ;avings Bond were $46,- A. Carlson, chairman. were $6,570,757. MARILYN MILLS Bill Smith Set rted As Paa ' Bunyon Bill Smith was selected by the Irene S. Reed high school student body last" week as Paul Bunyan for the 1963 Forest Festival The 17-year-old youth, at a hus- ky 6'2" and 203 pounds has been a stalwart on the Highclimber football and basketball squads, playing as quarterback on the football squad and center on the basketball squad. He also plays on the baseball team. He lives in the Skokomish Val- ley with his mother, Mrs. Danile Cush, four brothers and one sister. Bill plans a teaching and coa- ching career and hopes to enter Western Washington State Col- lege this fall. Former Shellon Woman Shooting iolim In Aberdeen A former Shelton woman, Mrs. Jean Zillyette, about 50 was the victim of a murder-suicide shoot- ing in Aberdeen Friday. The woman, known here as Jean Moen, was shot by her husband, Kenneth Zillyette 46 early Fri- day morning. He 'then turned the .22 caliber rifle on himself, Ab- erdeen p, olice said. The shooting climaxed an arg- ument between the couple during the evening over disciplining" the five children, all Zillyette*s by a previous marriage. International Headquarter Here International. a world l attraction for 't-  ?oct I 15 years, but foreignthis willfresterSbring an- for a., in other type of businessman, the Arcle, Hal trader." announc- , Simpson,s international opera- uons were reorganized last year of the under McClary, who has a broaa Which background in production and the Strop- sales. The group this week corn- is  full pleted its organization with the qmporter that transfer of three men from Seat- forest pro- tle. They are Lantz Warrick. ex- in the port division manager, and Rudy me. it will ira- Langer and Gordon Creasey, ex- sale not port traders. Creasey returns to Shelton after mx years in Min- .neapolis and Seattle. Ken bailey, mlport division manager, transfer- red here eerier from Seattle. MCCLARy ALSO announcea onPPYWorkingt bCcir.lO, that Marcel Alhloch of Shelton most important, has been pt'omoted from .ssistant forest products id ration scheduler at tl, e Saw- ntry,,, said Me- , o a new job in Simpson In- e Working. tn i, ternational involving, traffic con- ma rke " .... " t. _ t.s for local trol.  particularly,, To make room for Simpson In- SimPSon - tel'national, Simpson's plant en- gineering staff recently moved to newly-remodeled quarters in the building formerly occupied b3 e- attic-First National Bank's "Shel- ton Branch. Import Quotas On Lumber Are Denied The U.S. Tariff Commission last week rejected the pleas of the lumber industry for more restric- tions on Canadian Lumber im- ports. In its report to President John F. Kennedy after a seven-month study of conditions in the soft- wood lumber industry, the com- mission said the increase in Ca- nadian imports were not caused in major part by past tariff conces- sions. Without a recommendation for action by the commission the President may not apply any res- trictions on Canadian lumber im- ports. THE INDUSTRY HAD asked for an increase of $1 to $6 per thousand board feet in tariff boosts and a quota of 6.5 per cent of U.S. softwood lumber consump- tion on Canadian imports. "We are not unduly surprised," said G. C. Edgett, executive vice president of West Coast Lumber- men's Association. when informed of the ruling. Under terms of the Trade Ex- pansion Act of 1962, said Edgett, the lumber industry had to prove that previous tariff concessions were a major cause of hurt from lumber imports. This would be virtually impossible for any indus- try to do. EDGETT SAW SOME GOOD resulting from the hearings. He said that they enabled Congress and other interested federal agen- cies to get a much clearer picture of the extent of harm being done to an American industry from ex- cessive foreign imports. Last year Canadian imports reached almost 17 per cent of all domestic soft- wood consumption in this country, he said. "We believe," Edgett stated, "Congress is sensitive now to in- dustry problems and will take necessary steps to correct the abuses. Several bills are already in Congress. One would prevent the use of foreign lumber in FHA financed homes." Scout Fund Drive Is .Vet Today The annual fund drive of the Mason District of the Tumwater Area Council, Boy Scouts of Amer- ica, will be conducted today, E. Warren Moe, finance chairman. said. 'Men working in the fund drive will be visiting businesses and homes today to solicit funds Heading the business division will be Ken Fredson. Solicitors in the business division will be Vince Himlie, Clint Willour, Sonny Lowe, Les Young, Dick Belling, John Cole, Bud Pauley, Dr. Lynn White, Robert Snyder, Sel Van- derWegen, Del Cole, Buck Mackey, Guy Beckwith. Bill Batstone, Bill Johnsson, Joe Chambertin, T. V. Dunning, Frank Travis, Gene White and Dick Gardner. Acting as neigbborhood division leaders for the home solicitations will be Lloyd Van Blaricom, By- ron McClanahan, William Schirm- er, Kurt Mann, Roy Dunn. Larry Godwin and Mmwin Wingard. The drive has a goal of $2,000 for service to the 600 boys in Scouting in Mason County. These boys are members of the five cub packs, seven scout troops and three explorer posts in the county. Funds will be used for Scouting activities including training, camp- ing facilities, activities programs, program ideas ann materials, badges and awards Ior advance- ment and new units. Mrs. Hansen Has Bill To Require U,S. Lumber In FHA Homes Congresswoman Julia :BUtler Hansen has introduced another bill designed to help the lumber economy of Southwest Washing. ton. t The latest bill would require all lumber used in housing Whose mortgages are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration to be produced in the United States. Mrs. Hansen pointed out that during 1962 a total of 260 885 housing units was financed through Federal Housing Admin- istration guaranteed loans. She pointed out that this was 18 per- cent of the total housing Starts and through passage of her bill, a new market for Northwest-pro. duced lumber could be created. "Residential construction now takes about 40 percent of the total amount of lumber consumed in the United States today." Con- gresswoman Hansen. said. "Thus about 7 percent of total lumber consumed in the United States goes into housing, wiUl mort-sages guaranteed by FHA. With annual consumption of softwood hunber approa_.hing 31 billion feet a lit- tle over 2 billion feel per year would be affected by the bill.;' Old Logger List Gels Longer' More nanles were added to tile list of old loggers in Mason Court. ty this week as the Forest Festi- val continued its search for names. Added to the list this week were Albert Frank, 83: W. G. Borden. 93, Roy Nason Sr., 74 and Harry Shelton. The Forest Festival Association plans to honor old loggers at its annual event in May, 77TH YEAR--NO. 8 Published in "ChristmastowlL U.S.A." Shelton, Washington 10 Cents per Copy Thursday, February 21, 1963 uEnteredAa s3OndaClcat{sssmatt.atthteliPlSt OffwieCeekla ) SheltffI, Wwas:inota n, 16 Pages  2 Sections Three,'Killed, Three injurecl In-T00WO Car Accident On Highway 14A Sunday mhlee persons ale dead and Robert Watters Is Killed. in Woods Accident Robert W. Wetters, 35, Matlock, a Simpson Timber Company log- ger, died about 4 p.m. Monday in Shelton General Hospital from a head injury suffered shm'tly be- fore m a logging accident. Wetters. a powersaw operator, was felling timber near the SOUth Fork of the Skokomish river when hc was struck on the top of the l head by an unknown object He I was rushed to the hospital but died without regaining conscious- ]less. Company, union and state safe- ty officials are conducting an in- vestigation of the accident. Mr. Waiters was born in Ma- lone March 15. 1927. He served three years in the Merchant Ma- rine. He had worked for Simpson off and on since 1947 on the .rail- road. sawmills and as a logger. Survivors include his wife. Frances: two sons. Robert and Larry; his mother. Mrs. Julia Brown. Shelton: three brothers. Floyd and Jerry, Shelf on ann Dewey, Forks. and two sisters. Mrs. Lorna Stcrnberg, Shelton. and Mrs. Janet -Wood. St. Louis. Me. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today in Batstone Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Knautz officiating. Burial will be in Shel- ton Memorial Park. New Building At N. hi. &hod Gets State OK By Dennis Shelly The preliminary approval of plans for the $30,000 cafeteria- auditorium building at North Ma- son were received last Monday by the school board. Final plans and specifications are now being drawn up by an Everett architect, William Arild Johnson, before the 40 by 80 building will be publi- cized for bidding on its construc- tion. About two thirds of the building's cost will be paid for by the Federal Housing and Home fiance Agency which has ah'ea- dy allotted $18,900 for construc- tion of new buildings in the school district. The school board has also mat- ched funds from the student body, approximately $600. for the pre- liminary construction of tenms courts. The board has tentative- ly decided to ask for vohmteer help from both the school and DEATH CARS -- These are what remained of two cars which crashed on Highway 14A North of Shelton Sunday afternoon. Three persons died in the accident. Mrs. Nellie Evart, Belfair, was a passenger in the car on the left, and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Timrnerman were in th ear on the right. City Request For Sewer Proje c t Aid h Stalled The application from the city of Sheltou for $52,500 under the federal government's Accelerated Public Vorks Program has been suspended from further considera- tion. the city commission learned at its meeting Tuesday. The action was taken because of lack of funds for projects for which there was application and Would be reconsidered again when more money m available, an offi- cial of the Housing and Home Finance Agency Regional office said in a letter to City Supervisor Pat Byrne THE LETTER said that the application had been found gen- erally acceptable: but, further consideration had been suspended because of problems of program mana gement. The letter said the HHFA Re- Fire District To Limit Outside Galls The commissioners of Fire Dist- rict No. 4 which covers the Ar- cadia and Little Skookum areas. said this week they will no longer be able to answer fire calls from out of the district. The action was taken by the board following several calls for the fire trucks to locations sev- eral miles outside the district, in areas which have no fire district the community for clearing of the land. which is approximately 0.7 acres, so that all the funds avail- of their own. able might be put into the cost of the materials needed to con- The commissioners said the ac- tion was necessary because by struct just two of the four courts taking the fire trucks out of the planned. Another item or business was district on fire calls, they were the discussion of the landscaping deprivhlg the taxpayers who were of the present site of the high school. There has already been some grass planted as well as some assorted shrubbery with the aid of one Gordon Squire, owner of a local nursery. In order to continue with the seeding, some topsoil was required and approx- imately three large truck loads were donated by Tom Davis. an- other local resident, with some gional office had on file previous- ly filed application from other communities for projects of equal merit and that when more funds were available, the Shelton appli- cation would be considered again. The city, early in January, sub- mitred an application for the mo- ney after Shelton and Mason Comity were declared eligible un- der the Accelerated'1hlic Works program. The money would have been used to construct a new sewer line to eliminate the Imhoff Tank which now serves part of the Hillcrest area and for repairs to the sewer System in the down- town area. supporting the district of the pro- tection they are paying for dur- ing the time when the trucks are absent Another factor was the cost to the district to fight a fire in a non-district area and for which there was no way of col- lecting. The action does not affect mu- tual aid agreements with other fire districts, the commissioners Area To Observe Was/00ington ".s Birthday FrMay Most Shelton business places, county, city, state and federal gov- ernment offices and schools will bc closed Friday in observance of Washington's birthday. Grocery stores will be open, but, other businesses which ordinarily close for holidays will be closed, with no rural or city delivery. Mail will arrive at. and be sent out, from the Post Office and will be distributed to Post Office boxes. The Journal office will be closed. Organizations Sell Forest Festival Cards A new approach to financing the Mason County Forest Festival, featuring competition between a dozen County organizations, is getting under way this week. The Shelton Rotary Club. un- der the chairmanship of Einar O1- see. has assumed this important Forest Festival activity. The Forest Festival expects to gain broader Comnmnity support of the event through the mem- bership card sale. Last year the button sales brought in only $1500. "For the next several months handsome membership cards vill be sold throughout the county by various organizations," said O1- see. "At Festival time they may be turned in for the traditions'. button." The tickets cost $1 for adults, 20 for children. Plaques will be awarded to the top-selling organizations in three categories: service clubs, granges and fraternal groups. The win- ners will be on the basis of the number of tickets sold per active member. Assisting Olsoe are Stan John- son. Vince Himlie, Arnold Fox and Bud Lyon. FERRY RECEIPTS Receipts from the Harstine Is- three others in Shelton General Hospital recovering from injuries suffered in s two-car accident about 10 miles north of Shelter/ on Highway 14A about 3 p.m. Sunday. Dead are Mrs. Nellie Evart. 40, Beifair eter Timmerman. 35, and bi. wife Mary, 36, Shelton. Jne o, the survivors. Herbert Loop, 22, Bremerton. was reported still in critical condition by Hos- pital authorities Wednesday morn- rag. REPORTED in improved condi- tion "Wednesday morning were Vickie Massagali, 11, daughter ot Mrs. Timmerman and Herbert Willie'ms, 29. Bremerton. The accident happened about 3 p.m, the State Patrol said. Tim- merman, going north, had just completed a left turn and went ov- er the oenter line into the path o the southbound car driven by Loop. The two vehicles collided almost head-on. Passengers in the Timmerman car were Mrs. Timmerman and Miss Massagli. Passengers in the Loop car were Williams and Mrs. Evart. Funeral serwces for Mr. and Mrs. Timmerman will be in Eur- eka, Calif.. at the Pierce Mort- uary. Funeral services for Mrs. Evart will be in Sunnyside. Mr. Timmerman was born Nov. 28, 1927 in Nyssa, Ore. He was employed by the Simpson Timber Company. S'URVIVORS include his par- ets, Mr. and Mrs. John Tiramer- man. Nyssa Ore.: two brothers, Gerrit, Nyssa. and John, Portland; a :,,m. Steven, Portland. and two daughters, Deborah and Denise, Portland, Mrs. Mary Timmerlnan Was born Sept. 26. 1926 in Lucca, Italy. Survivors include two daugh- ters, Linda Marie Massagli, Eur- eka, and Vicki Lynn. Shelton; oe son Victor Massagli, Eureka. Cal- ifornia, her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Vittoria Massagli and one sis- re{" in Italy and one brother, Jos eph Massagli. Eureka. Calif. simP;;(P"i-S-iO-o 8ak To Work One hundred Simpson Timber Company plywood employees at Shelton and Olympia resumed work Monday. Feb. 18 follow.ing a several week shutdown. Capital Plant. Olympia. resumed work at midnight Sunday follow- ing" a three week shutdown. Olympic Plywood. Shelton, re- called its second shift peeling op- erations, which were curtailed sev- en months ago, and the third shift layup crew, which has been shut down the past two weeks. "Tile Capital shutdown and Olympic tayup crew shutdowns were caused by the recent freez- ing' weather, which hampered ve- neer sources for both mills." said Dave Carstairs. production man- the Retail Merchant's Committee land Ferry for the week ending ager, Shelton. "Soft market con- Feb. 16 were $190, the Mason ditions also contributed to the cur- of the Chamber of Commerce said. Schools in the city and county County Engineer's office reported, tailments." will be closed in observance of 6  #@rstifle the day, a national holiday. The Post Office will observe its .'egular holiday mail schedule, Bridge Bond, Timber Bill Support for the Harstine Bridge trade conmmnity in 1958 and the BUILDING PERMIT A building permit was approv- I ed for Clifford Combs for a gar- L age with an estimated cost of $500 by tile Mason County Corn- aid by some of the students, said. missioners Monday. Port of High School Moves To New Building ! the new location. Here, a box of equipment is unloaded in one of the science rooms by school personnel who assisted with tbe move, Almost all of the moving was completed Saturday and Glasses started in the new building Monday. MOVING DAY -- It was moving day for a number of departments from Irene S. Reed high school Saturday when they moved to new quarters in the recently-completed addition to Grant C, Angle school building. The school of- fires, library and science lassc= were moved to bonds in the March 12 election and for a bill before the state legisla- ture on assessment of timber land were urged a the Shetton Cham- ber of Commerce monthly mem- bership meeting last Thursday night. Barrie Stroud, chairnmn of the chamber committee asked to study the Bridge Bond issue and make recommendations, said that after leviewinK the proposal, the com- mittee recommended the Chamber support it. Chamber President John K. Ben- nett repo;ted the bill now in the legislature would legalize the as- sessm"s handbook now in use. Tiffs a compromise measure to .vIIaL was originally proposed. HE ASKED the Cllamber mem- bers pass a Pesolution supporting the measure, The resolution was passed without a dissenting vote. Bouquets of roses were present- ed to Mrs. Joy Grytness who re- cently was awarded a Carnegie Hero Award Medal and to Irene Emsley, winner of the Forest Fes- tival Button Design Contest. Bou xere guests of tile Chamber at I he meeting. "As long as French President Cl;arles DeGaule is around. Britain will never ge- into the Em)pean Common Market." John B. Killian, of Grays Harbor College, Aber- deen, told the chamber members. Killian discussed file history of the ]uropean Economic group and recent developments. He said the six-nation trade and political alliance had its start un- der U. S, urging and through the formation of the atomic commun- ity the same year. THE GIOUP under these agree- ments began lowering talff bar- riers and removing quota restric- tions for exports and imports be- tween themseL es, Success has been heyond the highest expectations of the foun- ders and tariff reductions and quo- ta removals are now ahead of schedule. Killian said. The areas has been increasing its annual production at a higher rate than the United States. The Trade Expansion Act pas- sed by the U. S. congress will be i big "help to this courtry in work- ing 'out trade a,.'eements 3Vith the Common Market, Kiilian said. The act allows the president to work out trade agreements lowering tariffs and quotas on imports to he U. S. This may mean some painful adjusrment for some de- mestic industries, Killian said. TIlE U. S. HAD been prer- ing Britain to enter thc Common Market and wilt probably continu to try o get Britain in although there is little hope as long as De, Gane is m powel' in France. The British had turned doll oppolttlnitits to join the trade ccmmmliiy on two prevmus occa- sions because of objections from British Comnlonwealth members and izck of complete support from honle. The U. S. will contirme lo sup- perL fhe Con]nton Market. Killian said. Tile Russians have always opposed the group because it has been strengthening" Em'ope. Marshall plan ater \\;Vorld "Var II. The Chamber directors at their Nations inchlded are France, ] regular weekly meeting Friday West Germany, Italy Betgimn. i morning voted to support the brid- The Netherlands and Luxomberg. : gc bond issue after reviewing the The first step was the formahon committees 'eport and a fact sheet el the steel and coal community put col b: a citizen's committee in 1952. This was followed by tile I supporting the bridge bcnds.-