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L COUNTY 50URNAL--- Published in "Chrtmastozn, U.KA.'L Shelton. Wahiuon Thursday, Oounty Sets Two Plat Hearings The Mason County commission set two plat hearings and vacated a street in Union when they met Monday. No one appeared at a hearing on the request of M. P. Fassio, Union, to vacate a portion of Se- attle Street in Union. The com- missioners approved the vacation. April 25 was set as the date for a hearing on Mason Lake Plat No. 3 and March 4 for a hearing on Tillicum Beach Plat. Francis Wright of the Depart= ment of Natural Resources and Gerhard Ness of the Health De- partment appeared to discuss the location of a proposed county dump on Harstine Island. TV SETS FOR RENT Dont Miss the Fun and Entertainment of Television TAYLOR RADIO ELEOTRIO 4th & Cota .426-6602, More Study On Wynoochee Dam, Says Mrs. Hansen Congresswoman Julia Butler [ Hansen today am)ounced that the[ U. S. Army Engineers are re-stu- t dying the power-generating fact- ] lilies at the proposed Wynooche Project in Grays Harbor County. The re-study is expected to be' complete by April, according t(/ Congresswoman Hansen. I The Wynooche River Project was! authorized by the Congress in the 1962 Flood Control Act. The autho- rization was made after Mrs. Han- sen had convinced the Congress that the project would benefit considerably the Grays Harbor area as well as all of southwest ern Washington. The U. S. Army Engineers pre- liminary plan calls for a dam on the Wynooche River about 295 feet high about 43 miles from the con- fluence of the Chehalis and Wyn- ooche rivers. It would be a mul- tiple-purpose project combining flood control and power generat- ing features. Total costof the Wynooche pro- ject is estimated at $0 400000. Capacity for storage o$ 276,000 acre-feet of water v,ould be pro- vided. The powerhouse wbutd be built to accomodate tw0 33,000 ki- lowatt generators, but t)fily one unit would be installed initily. s00,00tco tNSU00AN-00 HOME OFFICIh SEATTLI SAFECO makes it easy for agents, lik( ourselves, to give you the finest in: surance coverage possible. For ex- ample, here is one of the specific advantages SAFEC0 offers you: *When two SAFECO-insured autos collide, the deduct- ible clause for both autos is automatically waived. SAFECO offers many more time-saving and money-saving benefits. It would be our pleasure to discuss them with you. *Not available In all states HEMBROFF AGENDY 116 NO. SECOND ST. 426-3357 New Be/fair Business Transports Trailer Homes Throughout The Western 5tales READY T( ROLL  All hooked up and ready the firm's full-time driver, and Eugene McLarty. to roll are these three trailers to be moved by the The business was started about six months ago McLarty Transportation Company of Belfair. and is the first one of its kind in the area, spec- Left to right are Mrs. McLarty, Pete Patterson, ializing in moving trailer homes. .,.: Neither a shortage of working capital nor trouble securing a state license ha been able to slop Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Mc- Larty of Belfair from getting the McLarty Transportation Company rolling, The new firm, which has been in operation about six months, is in a relatively new business, mov- ing trailer homes---either for in- dividuals or from the factory to dealers in several states. McLarty started the business about six months ago after return- ing to Belfair from California. The family had lived at Belfair previ- ously while McLarty worked as a sheet metal worker on construc- tion jobs for a Bremerton firm. Living in a trailer house and following construction work, he had become aware of the need for special equipment and knowledge in moving today's largp trailer homes and decided to go into busi- ness for himself. HE PURCHASED one truck and applied for a state license. There he hit the first snag--his first request was turned down. Determined not to quit, the Mc- Larty's solicited letters from be- tween 40 and 50 prospective custo- mers and circulated petitions among their neighbors in Mason and Kitsap Counties urging state approval of his license. He got his ste.te license and has now applied to the Interstate Com- merce Commission for a federal permit. Meanwhile. he is operating wits his state license and through lease agreements with trailer compan- ies. time. McLarty said. He has been gathering support for his applica- tion to the federal government as he did for the state license. Although there are trailer mov- ing fizas in other areas, McLar- ty's is the first in this area. They haul trailers all over the western United States and to Alaska, Those going to Alaska go to Seat- tle and then by barge the zest of the way. He has hauled from trailer manufadturers in California, Idaho and Oregon to trailer home sale firms and also hauls for indi- viduals. The service includes getting the trailer home ready to move, in- cluding packing, blocking, taking care of licenses and permits and other preparations. It takes special equipment to move today's Lrailer homes. McLarty said. He has expanded and now has two trucks and hires one full-time driver and one part-time as well as driving himself. He plans to get two more tr{mks in the near future to further ex- pand his operations as he gets lined up with new contracts with trailer home mamffacturers. Their trailer home at Belfair serves as headquarters for the operation where Mrs. McLarty, in addition to taking care of the home and the couple's foul- chil- dren, two boys and two girls, acts as bookkeeper and general office helper. "If it has wheels and people live in it." McLarty says, "We will move it." HOOD CANAL SCHOOL NEWS New Equipment Purchased For Junior High; Junior High Gets Accreditation From State NEW JR. HIGH EQUIPMENT The junior High recently pur- chased three new pieces of equip- ment for the school. They are a world globe, two sewing machines and a vacuum cleaner. The globe has a stand that can be placed on a desk or table. It will be in the school's library. The sewing machines are going to be used by nineth grade Home Economic girls. The Vdcuum Cleaner will be used by Mr. Coles. and for cleaning HOOD CANAL JR. HIGH RE- CEIWES ACCREDIATTION The Hood Canal School District was recently notified that the pro- gram for the seventh eighth and ninth grades meets the minimum requirements of the State Board of Education under provisions of Chapter 175, Laws of 1961. Accre- ditation, therefore, is granted for 1962-63 school year for the pur- pose of allowing the weighted fac- tor of 1.2 for all students enrolled in these grades. "This is the news we have been waiting for," commented Supt. 'Firemen At Gmpeview Seek Cause of Series of False Alarms Past Week "GRAPEVrE\\;V - "The Fable of week,:nd with parents Mr. and the Frustrated tVireman" or "\\;Vho Mrs. El;e Eacrett. By spending the Set Off The Alarm" is tile double fe.'-ttm'e currently showing al the GraDeview Fire Flail to the annoy- ance of all the, volunteers and a great many residenls, too. Our fi]'e department has been plagued with false alarms nearly every other day for the past xveq( send- ing members rnshing to tlteir cat's and a fruitless trip to the fire hall. Om fi)'e district recently instal- led a radio-controlled fire siren to enable us to have a twenty-four hour answering service and also to make it possible for fire calls to be reported either on Shelton or Belfair phones. This syst:em re- quires that fires be reported to Shelton 426-3795 or Belfair 275- 2171 with boti] phones l)eing ans- wered at tile Allyn ttouse. The R. N on duly pushes a button sending a radio signal to our fire hall-automatically setting off the siren. First fireman to arrive at the hall turns off the siren and cMls the Allyn House on a two- way radio for directions before re- star/inK siren and taking fire truck. The problem is thought to arise from the two-way radio be- ing en what is called a "Citizen's Band" frequency which is shared bq many. Any signal on our fre- quency of the right pitch and dura- tion, could set off our alarm. It's all rather complicated, any how, but Radioman Bill Cooper of Shelton. who installed the new siren, together with members of our fire department, are cheering now to find the exact cause of the trouble and expect to make the necessary corrections as soon as possible. In the meantime, lets' please beat' with our volunteers until they have things under con- trol again. Some of our local anglers were evidently chasing false alarms last weekend too. because, although we spotted many boats out, we didn't hear of any fish brought in. The annual Republican dinner held at Mountain View School last Wednesday evening was attended by a few from our community. Walt Eckert with Mr. and Mrs. Harold Retzman and Mr. and Mrs. Eke Eacrett were among those en- joyig tile dinner. Serving as wait- resses with several other high school girls were Pare Clayton and Liz Somers. Mrs. Inga Cronquist underwent surgery at Seattle's Harborview Hospital last Thursday and, al- though still in serious condition at this writing, we hope will soon be on the road to recovery Also hospitalized is Erland Ode- hard of Stadium Beach who enter- ed Stelton General last week with a heart ailment. We are happy to report that he ts improving satis- factorily at this time. afternoon at tile beach c()ttage at) Graocview and the night in Shel- tou lhe VOllng couple was able to visit wil.h grandD'rents. Mr. and Mrs. EckerI. as {\\;'ell as wilh par- ents, Mrs. Orville Kaocr was. indeed, a v:ry busy lady Sunday, wben as worthy ]vIatron of Belfair Chap- ter No. 241 Order of Eastern Star. she and Vorlhy Patron. Earl An- (lersol] of Belfair. hoste.d 42 of their Eastern Star officers with a delicious turkey dinner at Belfair Masonic Temp!'e. Decorations were in green and gold. Leoma's colors. Officers and committee chairmen, who were accompanied by their wives and husbands, were present- ed \\;vith gifts, hand crafted by MrS. Elsie Anderson. Attending from Grapeview, be- sides Mr. and Mrs. Orville Kager, was Associate Condnctress. Mrs. Ann Wesiberg. Mrs. Kager will hold her last meeting as Worthy Matron on Marel 6. FOUR .%IE1MBERS of the Sarah Eckert Orthopedic Guild attended the Orthopedic Council meeting held at the Winthrop Hotel in Ta- coma Monday morning. Those at- tending this meeting which espe- cially honored the accomplishments of long-time members, were Mrs. Gem'ge Lewis. Mrs. Fred Givens, Mrs. Edwin Grigg and Mrs. Faye Soule. These ladies also delivered the bean-bags made by some of our 4-H Barnacles. to be distribut- ed as seen fit in Tacoma. After the meeting, all four indulged in lunch- ing mad shopping together, select- ing the gifts fro" the Orthopedic's Game Night which will be ield March 16, Mrs, Harold Hendrix, Hoodsport member of the Olympia area coun- ell wishes to i]fform Orthopedic members unable to attend Tacoma Council meetings, that council meetings will also be held the first Thursday of every month at the Tyee Motor Hotel near Olympia in Room No. 3. Mc. and Mrs. AI Riehards and friends from Hood Canal. Mr. and Mrs. "Dutclf' Gillings enjoyed a rather belated "brunch" early last Saturday afternoon and then spent the afternoon ]eisurely visiting. lVIonday evening Mrs. Orville Kaer and Mrs. Ann Westberg, accomuanied bv Mrs. Bill Brickert and Mrs. Fred Ferris of Shelton, drove to Bainbridffe Island to at- tend a reception for Eastern Star's Grand Deputy Instructor. Mrs. Ed- na Thomnson. Mrs. Edna Stevens couldn't have been lonesome last week with dauahter Kay Brassfield arrivln on Tuesday from Seattle with youngsters. Morffie. Stevie an/ Me- lissa. A girl friend, also from TIIE JOltN weekend visit purchased Gra me proved especi. last weekend wiles ing they were amliversary. the celebratien }IOWOVOr. was Ireb. and Mrs. Fetish 3,{rs. Ella l)'llman Orin Buckingham. Clem and Marge iom'neved awqv f i%r th . weolce]d, t inff eastward to Mos0 lhey visited wit;h Mrs. Glen Mrg. Howard eastward over were snrprised to on Ihe retnrn Pass. with its there was snow skiers taking stormed a t phew and niece. Jolliff cud y. A complete Mr. and Mrs. Dan is the former Linds a most welcome one, oughlv by the as Liuda's folks Burton Benson. Mr. and Mrs Harry and Linda tried lhe fishin ear weekend (Friday managed to land a half pound salmon. \\;vron" abont no view this week! Voters \\;\,ill have to cast their favorite seamol vote "yes" or Dosed Harstine Tuesday, March 12. 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It's the best all-around to put your money where the quality is, because Valiant compact anybody has come up with yet ! *Your Authorized Plymouth.Valiant Dealer's Warranty against defects in material and workmanship on 1963 cars has been expanded to include paws replacement or repair, without charge for requital parts or labor, for 5 years or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first, on the engine block, head and internal parts; transmission case and internal parts (excluding manual dutch); torque converter, drive shaft, universal joints (excluding dust covers), rear axle and differential, and rear wheel bearings, provided the vehicle has been serviced at reasonable intervals according to the Plymouth-Valiant Certified Car Care shedutes. Put your trust in the men who .ell YaliantI KIMBEL MOTORS, IRG. 70"/So. First Street John Pill. CAPITOL TRIPS lV[onday, the ninth grade took a trip to tile Capitol. Today the eight grade will do the same. The purpose of these trips is to see the legislature in session. These trips were in conjunction with Washington State and Civics Classes. SPORTS The Hood Canal ninth grade Tro- jans had a game with Belfair Feb. 21, at the Hoodsport gym. The score was 36 to 28 in the Hood Canal Trojans favor. Tim Hood Canal seventh and eighth grade Trojans also had a gmne Feb. 21, at the Hoodsport gym with Belfair. The score was 20 to 40 in Belfair's favor. Lower Skokomish boys and girls teams had a game with Mary M. Knight, at the Lower Skokoniish gym Feb. 19th. The boys score was 9 to 31 in Lower Skokomish's favor. The girls score was 22 to 12 in Lower Skokomish's favor. In the boys game Jody Camp- bell mhde I2 points, 3on Jackson made 6 points, Danny Cleveland made 7 points, Bill Timm made 2 points. Kurt Grubb made 2 points, and John Gregory made 2 points. In the girls game Darleen Gray and Jeannie Peterson each made 8 points, Sandy Pozorski made 4 points, and Patty Bourgault made 2 points. That "beat up" little Renault sitting on the side of the road ned r the George Lewis lane last Satur- day evening had done a complete flip in a freak accident around 5 p.m. Fortunately none of the young people in the cat' was injured. THERE ARE THREE shiny new trophies on the shelf at the Westberg home and it's all because of ten-year old Mareel)a's skill with her bowling ball. The trophies were presented Thursday evening at the Elks Club to the winners in the Kitsap County Elks-Junk)r Tournament which took place Feb. 1.7 at tile Westport Lanes. Playing in the Bantam League as the "Gutter Girls" Mareella's team took second place. Mareella also won second place in the doubles division with her partner, nine- year old Claudia Wolff of Bremer- ton, She received her third trophy placing second in the singles divi- siofi. After the trophies were awar- ded. all the youngsters were treat- ed to refreshments by the wives of Elks' officers. Congratulations! The Bremerton Elks' annual Purple Bubble Ball lured three Graeview couples to town last Saturday evening. Thoroughly en- joying the delicious steak dinner and the interlude of dancing to the ultra-smooth music were Mr. and lVl:rs. Don Pogreba. Mr. aud Mrs. Walt Clayton and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Somers. Bob and Shirley Eacrett and younbsters drove down Friday from Oak Harbor to speud the IN WASHINGTON BEER IS A NATURAL Brewed slowly, by a centuries-old natural process, beer is Washington's traditional beverage of moderation--light, sparkling, delicious. And naturally, the Brewing Industry is proud of the mil- lions of dollars it contributes to this state's economy through wages, advertising, rentals, insurance, transpor- tation and utilities. Money made in Washington, spent in Washington. In Washington, beer belongs--enjoy it. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. WASHINGTON DIVISION Seattle. drove down with her youngsters Saturday for a visit. Edna's daughter Jeanne and has- }land Michael HosMns are the nroud owner of a new home at Richmond Beach (north of Seat- )let and they made the big "move- in" last Sunday. 124 Shelton, Phone Morgan, Eaorelt's Amazing mew rSELF- $ AI-UWIIN COMBINATION DOOR (hang}s from Storm Door to Screen Door... IN SECONDS AS LOW AS '299s FULL I" THICK SPACE--All inserts stay on door all year SAVE WORK--Sliding Panels tilt out: 'END RATTLES--Panels cushloned'in wool VENTILATE TOP OR BOTTOM SOLID, HEAVY ALUMINUM for years of trouble-free MORGAN, EAGRETT LUi HILLCREST Phone