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BLOOMFIELD JAMEs eRR MARTIN FELIX N RALPH WILLIAWl LP-DNEW SUSAN NORVOLD JUDY EBY irene $. Reed Top Ten Seniors Are Revealed The "brains" in the senior class at Irene S. Reed high school came to light this week with the nam-] ing of the top ten seniors in schol- astic averages during their high school years. An additional 22 students were listed with a "B" or better aver- age. Percy N Pie 6017 $.E. 86th kve Portland, Ore For Forest Are Complete for the Forest Festi- this week by ..pleased with the this year", to many will he are several new- 1 give us new (b ot CAL WORKERS TONIGHT prepara. on County =val is expected to tonight,s meeting chairmen and :ival officials in g. The session ock. Q Bunyan parade commit Z r. Dunn has been years and :oneede( This is be the entire festi- asked to a.e. when find a smL- agreed to assistance. have be held May the 19th edi- celebration, one staged by Northwest. ON to the people Will be scores o Will be doing the turn by work- Festival. Fin- ch airman; Kimbel, chair- er; Paul Bun- chairman, par- and Fran- l'emier of Corn- chairman; sales, and Ein- county agricultural ag- and Jane design, Art Depart- : Queen selection. Gee. Queen's Ban- of Corn- chair- and advertis. chairman, Bill POrter, Johann8 Sue Gilliland. Samples; Y, chair- chair- nan, Harry parade judge% Ahna Cat- ns, Zonta Defense 00Glass At Hoe#sped Medical Self- by the Ma- office dsprt School John Denison, is also teaching lesday morning in six weeks, With ,reck. Club, and Mary Trexler, chair- man; visitations of Queen and Princesses, Shelton Kiwanis Club, and Walter Marble. chairman; chaperones. Alma Burke, chair- man, and Lillian Norvold; recep- tion committee, Alma carte, chairman, and Oscar Levin; and county activities, Martin Auseth, chairman. Combining their efforts for this Yaff,,s.JorL Festival will be trus- te Bll Diekie, Max Sehmidt Jr., Bud Lyon, Len Flower. Frank Ko- kett, Bud Puhn, Mary Anderson, Jane Windsor, Dave Look Robert Whitmarsh, Martin Auset, Roy Dunn, Frances Myers, Buck Arm- strong and Royal Clinton. Heading the festival executive committee is president Clive Troy. Others on the executive commit- tee are Rudy Werberger, presi- dent emeritus: Oscar Levin, vice president; Robert Turner, treas- urer: Dorothy Schweitering, sec- retary; R. W. Oltman, Roy Kim-' bel, Robert Keenan, Les Shelver, and Rocky Hembroff. The top ten students are Nancy Bloomfield, Philip Cramer. Rose- mary Crumb. Judy Eby, Marti; Felix, Loren Gee. Ralph Vvilliam LeDrew, Susan Norvold. James err and Gerald Parks. They are listed alphabetically, not in tle order in which they rank. Student speakers for commence- ment exercmes in June will be se- lected from this list. The students listed as having a "B" or better average, but, not on the top ten are Susan Aho, Coralie Anderson. Leanne Arm- strong, Patricia Booth, Wendy Bickett. Christi Bunnell, Michael Carte, Jerry Donahoe, Gall Down- ing, Janet Eastvold, Clinton Hal- bert. Paula Haroan Glenn Hub- bard, David Jubb Roandl McDean, Susan Norvold, Geral Rodgers, Jana Runnion, Lynnc Stevens, Nell Vanhof, Gerald Wagner, Ruth Young and Arla Marr. Skekemish Olub Te Hear Bridge Speaker The Skokomish Community Club will hear a speaker on the. pro- posed Hrstine Island Bridge bond issue when it meets at 8 p.m. to- night in the School. C. "W. Streckenback, former county commissmner, will discuss the bridge proposal on which vot- ers in the county will vote March 12. BUILDING PERMITS Building permits approved by the Mason County Commission Monday included Frank Chapman, add to garage, $700; C. D. Ries. wood residence, $10.250 and F. G. Hutson, remodel residence, $3,000. LOREN GEE GERALD PARKS PHILIP CRAMER County Gets One Bid To Tear Do wn Old He use Mason County commissioners at their meeting this week delayed action on bids for tearing down an old house across the street from the court house after re- ceiving only one bid for the job. The one bid was from Cleave Robinson, who offered to do the wrecking job for $750 and any salvage from the  building. Mason Lake Plat No. 3 and Til- Ileum Beach Plat were approved by the commission. ]Jarrie Stroud. chairman of the county affairs committee of the Chamber of Commerce, discussed getting information on the Har- stine Island Bridge Bonds out to voters before the March 12 elec- tion. The commission voted-approval of the Regional Library Decision to join the five-county library study. Harry Elmlund was selected as the commission representative on the Welfare Advisory Board. Girl &out Fund Drive Planned Next Week A GOOD DEED  Serving others has always been in the forefront of Girl Scout activities in Mason County. Here, fr.om left, Jenny Holm, 9; Peggy Stevens, 10, and Gaye Scheel, 10, carried a log at the Dr. L. E. Callanan Park which is under A fund raising drive to carry on the Girl Scout program in MaSon County will be held here next week Volunteer workers will visit residences throughout the County Monday evening, March 4 and businesses Will be solicited Wed- nesday and Thm.sday, March "OUR ?0AL is $1,500 and 6-7. tlle development on [dountain View. They and more than 200 other Mason County girls will benefit from the fund drive which will be held here next Week. funds will be used to pay for pro- fessional assistance, for leaders training and other Scouting ac- tivities," said Mrs. Jim Giilil'_nd Shelton, first vice president of the Tall Timber Girl Scout Council. All Mason County except Bel- fair now is part of the Tall Tim- ber Council which also enlbraees ThUrston and Lewis Counties. Jaycees Plan Callanan Park Work One more work party, if it does as well as the last, can just about wrap up the first phase of the Callanan Park project. That party is scheduled for this Saturday morning. All able-bodied men and boys are asked to assist the Junior Chamber of Commerce in completing the clean-up work which will leave the Park ready for installation of sewer and water lines, picnic and ,play equipment.. The city, Simpson Timber company, Norm Anderson, and Mr. Vernon Sand and Gravel Company are contributing eoUin, of various kinds and the Jayettes will have sandwichesan;"co;  fee for lunch. All else. thaP nand-labor. ---- needed is a few dozen musculm bodies to do the At a similar work party January 5 an estimated $2,000 worth of labor.was contributed by Boy Scouts and adults from vmous organizations joining the Jaycees. The party starts at 9;00 a.m. Saturday. Mere titan 200 Mason County Girls arc active in Scouting today. Volunteer fund raisers include Jim Hartley, general chairman: Sel Vander Wegen, business drive; Mrs. Louis Tylczak, city resident- ial chairman, and the following area captains: Mrs. Stanley James. west Moun- tain View: Mrs. Shirley Hohnan, east Mountain View: Mrs. Wayne Carte, Northcliff: Mrs. Dean Per- ry, Capitol Hill: Mrs. Carl Carl- sen, north dnwntown: Mrs. D. V. Johnson, south downtown: Ed Dunbar, north Anglcside: Kelvin Hamilton. south Angleside: Mrs. James Barrom, South Hill: Mrs, Hart Dittman. west Hiltcrest: Mrs. Clyde Ziegler, east Hillcrest; Bruce McLem , isiand'Lake; Mrs. Rolland Walter, Alderbrook: Mrs. Pete Overion. Twanoh: Bud Mc- Dowetl, Potlaich. Rudy Hohnes, Shelton Valley. Ruth knn Bead, Lake Isabeila; 'Mrs L. G. Roller, Cole Road: Ralph Endicott. Spen- cer Lake: Chuck Murray, Walker Park; Don Brown. Arcadia Road; Berwyn Thomas, Bayshore" Stan Johnson, Skokomish "Valley" Mrs. William McKasson, Lilliwaup and hlr. l%UI Pierce, Eldolh 77TH YEAR NO. 9 Published in "Chstmastown, U.S.A.'" Shelton, Washington !6 Pages 2 Sections Thursday, February 28, 1963 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Shelton. Washington, under Act of March 8. 1879. Published weekly at 227 est Cots. ]0 Cents per Copy Guard Unit Becomes Tank (o00lpany As Part Of State Reorganizati00)n From big guns to tanks is the lent Man Dies In Auto Crash On Highway 21 A 28-year-old Kent man became Mason County's fourth traffic faa tality in the month of February in a one-car accident north of Union Highway 21 early Tuesday norning. Dead is Wallace Jessup Gmty, 28, 1209 West Willis Street. Kent. The Washington State Patrol aid Ganty had just completed a mrve in the road when his 1963 ports car hit the right shoulder )f the road, crossed to the left shoulder, went into the air. sail- .ng 33 feet before hitting a large :ree about eight feet above the ground. THE CAR was right side up when it landed, the Patrol said. Ganty died shortly after the crasn of head injuries. The body was taken to Batstone Fune}al Home where funeral ar- rangements are being made. He was employed by Boeing Aircraft Co. as an electronic com- puter operator. Survivors include his wife, Pat- ricia, and two daughters, Gretch- en and Kathline, Kent; his par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Prosper Ganty, Seattle, and one sister, Mrs. Maryjean Hall. Seattle. HIS WIFE is the daughter ot Mrs.:iora Kelly, Union, a teacher in schools in Mason County for a number of years. The accident happened near the Kelly home. The accident was investigated by State Patrolman Stan Sushak, assisted by Mason County Sher- iff's deputies. Rayonier .Gives City Land Near Log Monument The City of Shelton Tuesday night received the deed to a tract of property around the Log Mon- ument on Hillcrest from Rayonier Inc. Rayonier donated the land to the city so landscaping can be carried out to beautify the ent- rance to the city from that direc- tion. The deed was presented by Dr. Edwin Lovell, research manager. He was accompanied to the meet- ing by John W. Bennett. MAYOR FRANK Travis Jr. and the commissioners each expresses their appreciation to Rayonier for the contribution. The commission gave a first reading to an ordinance increas- ing the amount allowed to a per- son serving out a fine in jail from $3 to $6 a day. Mr. and Mrs. Nell Dethlefs ap- peared at the meeting to ask it the city was going to grade down the street in front of the new home they are building on Lau- rel Street. They told the commis- sion that before starting the buil- ding project, they had checked with the city and that the city engineer established a grade for the street, which would cut the street down between two and three feet in front of their prop- erty. THE GRADING work had nev- er been done. they said. and the result was that the house was lower than the street. Street commission Elroy Nelson said he would take a look at the problem and see what could be done. The commission approved the request from the First Church ot Christ. Scientist. for a zoning or- dinance variance which would permit them to construct an ed- ucational unit beside their church. The resignation of Stan Parker from the city civil service com- mission was accepted. A request from a Tacoma firm to conduct a survey on the need for a TV cable service in the city was not acted on. ISR Alumni Sell Memberships For Scholarship Fund The Irene S. Reed Alumni As- sociation has membership cards on sale For $1 to all alumni inter- ested in helping with the scholar- ship fund. In past years the profit from the ammal Alumni dance has been designated for the seh01arship giv- en each year to a graduating stu- dent. However. the proceeds from the dance have never been suffic- ient to cover the scholarship. The association feels ISR almnni do not want to see the scholarship dropped. Membership cards may be ob- tained from committee officers, Ed Carney, Bud Franklin or IDene I,mtua. HERE'S WHERE IT GOES  Maj Don Knoechel. executive of- ficer of the First Medium Tank Battalion, 303rd A."mored, shows Capt. Paul Koch, commander of the Shelton National Guard Unit, where the Tank Corps patch is supposed to be worn on the uni- form. The Shelton unit will become Co. C of the battalion Friday. Maj Knoechel said the battalion was glad to have the Shelton unit with them and stressed the need for enlistees in the unit tO bring up its strength. 4-H Rally Day Planned At ML Vie w &hod March 9 Rally Day on March 9 will mark the first county-wide get- together of Mason County 4-H clubs since their opening last fall. This will be the culmination ot Natinal. 4-H Week celebrations. Mrs. Stanley Lyman is chair- man of plans for this event. She has been assisted by Mrs. George Snyder, Mrs. Don Wilson, Mrs. Tom Olson and Mrs, Art Nicklaus. Mountain View school will be the site of the celebration which will begin at 4 p.m. The clubs ot the county will be giving skits in the afternoon and evening. There will also be election of the Mason County Fair Queen and her court. Eligible nolninees for this honor must be 15 years old by last October 1, and have complet- ed three years in 4-H club work. Each club will bring food for its own potluck supper. The pro- gram ends at 8 p.m. for the younger members and at II p.m. for the older members. 4-H Week plans with window displays and special publicity have been in charge of Mrs. Robert Whitmarsh with Mrs. Richard Kelley and the 4-H Builders and junior leaders assisting. Clubs enrolled to date in Mason County 4-H are: Ayuhat. Sew and Sews. Mill Creek What Nots, Thunderbirds, Guys and Gals, Ivy Climbers, Timewatchers, L i v e wires, Four Leaves, Agate 'rip Top, Sheiton Valley Clovers, Eel- fair Woodchucks, Little Egypt Wranglers, Busy Belles, Southsicle Eagles, Rough and Ready, This and That, Cornucopia, North Ma- son. Barnacles, Kamilche Powder i Puffs, Kamilche Kubs. Southside Bachelors. Matlock Adventurers, and the Mason County 4-H Build- ers. :tory of the Shelton Nationat Guard unit this week. i,'riday the t;nit will officim!y become Company B. First Medium Tank Battalion. 303rd Armored of khe lst Nat;onal Guard Division. The uni has been Battery B. First. Howitzer Battalion 248th Artillery since 1959 and an artil- lery unit since its formation m 1947 The :witc?q in the Shelton unit :' on? c,f several in a statewide rco:ganlxation of the National Guard. There will be no change in com- mand, with Capt. Paul Koch re- roaming as Company Commander, and enlisted men simply being transferred to the new unit on pc- pen THE UNIT'S present artillery equipment will move on to some other unit in the state and tle Shelton unit will receive its Tank Company eqmpment, including tanks, in the near future. The last command inspection, as an artillery unit was held Mon- day night at the guard's regular meeting, with officers from tim Battalion headquarters in Aber- deen doing the inspecting. Battalion officers from the tank unit visited also. The designation of the Shelton unit as a tank company was made partly to get the unit off proba- tion. M/Sgt. Kenneth Rose, unit administrator, said The number of men in a tank company is less than in an artil- lery ba{tery, which puts the Shel- ton unit closer to its minimum strength. The unit has 35 enlisted men and two officers at present. Rose add. The minimum strength for the tank company is 43 enlisted n'n so the unit is still seeking enlistees. Rose said. There are also openings for some Lieuten- ants, he said. EX-SERVICEMEN who have expermnce in a tank unit will be welcomed. Rose said. Headquarters of the Tank Bat- talion is in Centralia. Other com- panies are in Olympia and Long- view. The Centralia and Longview units remain the same as before the reorganization. The Olympia unit was formerly an iufantry unit Battery B, First Howitzer Bat- taller. 248th Artillery, is now in Paulsbo. wlieh formerly had the tank company which was switched to Shelton. The First Battalion. 2481h Artil- lery, which was formerly compris- ed of units in Aberdeen and Shel- ton, now has units in Aberdeen, Port Orchard, Port Angeles and Paulsbo. In addition to becoming a new unit, the Shelton National Guard will be meeting in newly-redecor- ated quarters, with painting ot the armory in progress. I Rayonier Presented 5Mety Awards RAYONIER GETS AWARDS  Posing with three safety awards presented to Rayonier Inc. last week at ceremonies here are, left to right, Millard Lamb, Union. representative; Dr. Ed- win L. Lovell, research manager; Dr. Romeo Ceremonies last week at the Olympic Division of Rayonier, as well as at the Grays Harbor Divi- sion at Hoquiam, marked the es- tablishment of an all-time com- pany low mark for {ndustrial in- juries during 1962 with a record of only 2.69 disabling injuries for each million man hours worked. The two divisions of Rayonier cap- tured all five of tile available safety awards for the pulp and paper industry on the Pacific Coast as well as each receiving a zero frequency award for the calendar year 1962. The Shclton ceremonies were presided over by R. M. Gilmore. General Safety Supervisor for Ryumr, aad wez' aLLeadd by Association. some 125 Olympic Division em- ployees. Millard Lamb. represent- ing the International Unions. pre- sented the John Sherman Award to the Company's laboratory for their association-wide lowest cu- mulative ten-year frequency oi 2.14. Following this. Dan Adair. rep- resenting the Pacific Coast Asso- ciation of Pulp and Paper Mann- facturers, presented the Labor- Management Safety Program 5- year award for the Olympic Div- ision's association-wide lowest eu- nmlative 5-year frequency record of only 1.41. A similar 5-year award for member mills in the state of Washington and a zero frectueacy award for the calendar ; g* year 1'962 were also presented. In accepting the awards on be- half of all employees, Dr. E. L. Loxell,. Research Manager, thank- ed the employees for their co- operation in the s'aSety program gnd for their fine efforts in mak- ing this excellent safety record possible He went on to sy that it has provided the employees with a safer place to work while at tle same time this safety record has contributed to higher operating effieieuey. Much of the credit for what has been accomplished must go to the commendable work o: la.bor-managenent safety commit- tees and tim cooperation in safe- ty whiel exists between supervis- ors and employees in all depart- meats,