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March 4, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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Burning Shelton City Attorney B. Franklin Heuston, in an answer to a smt filed against the city by the Olympic Air Pollution Control Authority to halt burning at the city garbage dump cited several reasons why the city contends the regulations should not be enforced. The answer to the suit denies the regulation under which the suit was filed was properly enacted and that it was in full force and effect or that it was valid. The answer also denies the city dump operation is under the jurisdiction of the Olympic Air Pollution Control Authority and denies the burning is unlawful or is in violation of the Pollution Control regulation. The answer also states if the garbage at the dump was allowed to collect and not burned, it would constitute a fire hazard and would cause ground water pollution. The answer filed in the suit also states the operation of the disposal system by methods presently used does not contribute to air contaminents in sufficient quantity and of such a character as to be harmful. The suit was filed by the Pollution Control Authority after it announced regulations which prohibit burning at garbage dumps under its jurisdiction. Operators of dumps were allowed to apply for and in most cases were granted a permit which allowed them to continue burning while seeking other methods of disposal. The city of Shelton did not apply for a permit, and, the city in a letter prepared by Heuston denied the city dump operation came under the jurisdiction of the pollution control authority. County Told About Problem With Road A delegation ot residents fronl the Rasor Road in the North Mason area appeared at the County Commission meeting Monday to discuss the condition of the road. They told the commission the right-of-way for the road had been dedicated to the county many years ago, but, the county had never accepted if as a county roa d. They commented tile Belfair Water District had inslallcd a line in the road against their wishes, and, had never put the road back into the condition Jl was prior h~ the installation. They added Pope and lalNH has been using the road to haHI out logs arid that the road ~ sinking and sliding. The county engJncc~ suggested they contacl an attorney or tire ploseculiIw, attorney since the counly has n() authority as long as the ioad l~ not a county road. l'tlc commissioners agreed h~ write an informative letter lo Pope and Talbot with copies to the Beltair Water District and the Prosecuting Attorney explaining the problem. cars for the Sheriff's Office was postponed two weeks to I 1 : 15 a.m. March 15 after no one appeared for the bid opening and no bids were submitted. The commission set 11 a.m. March 22 as the date for opening bids on work on the Binns-Swiger, Agale and McReavy Roads. The commission, approved an increase from $3.50 to $4 a linial foot for installation of driveway culverts. Hearing On The Mason County and Shelfon City Planning ('onlmissions have scheduled a public hearing for 7:30 p.m. March 17 at Evergreen School Auditorium on the comprehensive plan for the Shelton Planning Area. The plan was prepared~by e Consulting Services Inc. and Howard Godat and Associates for the city. Both planning commissions The commission, on the will be involved in the hearing ~~t~,~ ~I[ L~.,,~.u~Z',, ..... stnce tll~ ~lan takes in all of the city and part of the surrounding engineer, voted to award a " 'contract for an asphalt dislrit~ulor to th)ward ('ooper ('orp. A bid opening on k'asing two Mrs. McArthur Is Elected Mrs. Irvin (Rita) McArthur. Shelton, was elected chairman of the Timberland Regional Library Board recently. Mrs. McArthur. a teacher m the Shelton School District, has been active in the regional library for a number of years, serving first on the board of thc South Puget Sound Regional [,ibrary, and joining the Timberland Board after the formation of tire Timberland Regional Library. area in the county. Promotions At Academy Told One member of the staff at the Washington State Patrol Academy here was transfered and two others received promotions effective this week. Sgt. Bob Bair was transfered from the Academy to the Patrol's Everett detachment. Promoted from trooper to sergeant were Ronald Warren and Lloyd Danielson. Both remain on the staff at the academy. Bowling News. Firemen Attend SlMPSO. WOMEWS Women's Hi Game: Lil Dale-212. Larry Dutton and Dan Ward Women's Hi Series: Allene from the She]ton kire Stepper514. Department are attending a Standings: Accounting 19-9; Olympic 19-9; Lumber 16-12; two-day workshop at the Loggers 15-13; Purchasing 13-15; University of Washington today Engineering 11-17; Research and Friday on emergency care of 11-17; I.B.P. 8-20. sick and injured persons. Engineering 4, Arlene Liles 419; Loggers 0, Arlene Doak 458; The course, to be taught byAccounting 0, Margaret Tobler doctors from the UW School ot' 480; Lumber 4, Ell Dale 496; Medicine, will include the Purchasing 4, Allene Stepper 514; treatment of burns, trauma and I.B.P. 0, Maxine O Neill 449; Research 0, Julie Coleman 402; resuscitation. Olympic 4, Virginia Fuller 492. SPRING QUARTER BEGINS MARCH 15 Register for new classes by March 12 at OVTI on the Mottman Road Beginning Typing 10 - 12 Intermediate Typing 8-10 & 12:30-2:30 Advanced Typing 8-10 & 10-12 Legal Typing 1 1-12 Filing 12:30-1:30 Office Machine 10-11 & 12:30-1:30 Business Law 1 !-12 Business Math 1:30-2:30 Business English 9-10 & 10-11 & 11-12 Welding 8-2:30 & 3-9:30 *Intermediate Shorthand 1:30-3:30 *Electronics 8-2:30 * requires interview with instructor. Olympia Voc-Tech Institute Coil 753-3000 for Info. OVTI --- Community College District el (Continued from Page 1) search of the Miskinis house, he had gone on another detail and had had no further contact with the incident. He stated before they left, he and Shoening had searched the area where Selby had been observed to run, but, had found nothing. Sgt. James Sisson of the Sheriff's Office testified he had been with Shoening and Gorman when they first spotted Selby and Miskinis in the alley and that he had observed Selby run behind the garage adjoining the alley. Leading off as a witness for the defense was David Miskinis, "Y~__, an inmate at the Washington Corrections Center. Miskinis said he had been at the Corrections Center about 15 months after being sentenced on a charge of grand larceny. He testified he had called Selby the evening of Dec. 21 and asked him to stay overnight and that he had then gone to Selby's holne, walking part of the way and catching a ride the rest. ? MRS. IRENE CONCA, left, acting chairman of the Mason County Republican Central Committee, and Donald Moos, director of the State Department of Agriculture, talk to a member of the audience who heard Moos speak at the GOP Lincoln Day Dinner last week. OOS pea er inner Speaking on the internal crisis in the U.S. today, Donald W. Moos, director of the State Department of Agriculture, spoke to the Mason County Republican Central Committee's Lincoln Day Dinner last week. Moos opened his talk with a review of Lincoln'slife and involvement in politics. Commenting on the campus is the place ~,(~tefre~y'O~lll~g minds are rebelling, where a new and uncommitted generation, largely born to affluence and frequently raised in boredom sees no honor in war, no justice in poverty and no hope for their solution. Moos said "I come here tonight" firm in the conviction that America needs to establish new priorities. That we need desperately to come to grips not just with the protection of life and property, but with the resurrection of national purpose and the enhancement of human values." At another point he commented "violence is intolerable. Yet in a time of turmoil, violence is no greater sin than ignorance. For violence may temporarily disrupt society, but ignorance will most assuredly destroy it. "'And those who ignore the realities of conflict, those who assign the troubles of a great nation' to the youth, to the black, to the hippies and the yippies and the leftists and the rightists miss a very fundamental point. It is not the radicals and the militants who pose the greatest threat to America. It is the great silent majority - the legions of affluent Americans who sit idly by while the nation fights for its future. "It is about time that the citizens of this country began to take stock of themselves. |t is about time that we stopped yelling 'law and order' and 'victory at any cost' at the top of our lungs, and b,egan to assess our I AT CAPITAL SAVINGS problems with candor and honesty. It is about time we recognize that this democracy can survive violence and protest, but it cannot survive ignorance and war and poverty and, above all, the citizen who says 'protect me but don't involve me' " Moos urged his listeners to become involved in solving the problems of America. Sel VanderWegen acted as master of ceremonies for the program. Entertainment was provided by the Shelton High School swing choir and stage band who each presented several numbers. r i1 Jury Gives Damages A Mason County Superior Court jury, after hearing ahnost eight days of testimony, last week awarded Mr. and Mrs. James Dailey, $1,039.36 and Mr. and Mrs. August Grisel $12,000 in their suit against Walter Goodat, Portland. The suit was the result of injuries Mrs. Dailey and Mrs. Grisel claimed they received when the car Mrs. Dailey was driving and in which Mrs. Grisel was a passenger, ran over an iron pipe which fell from Goodat's truck as the two vehicles met on the highway near where the freeway starts at Cole Road in November, 1968. Two other defendants who had been in the case originally, Frederick Dyson, Seattle, and the State of Washington, were dismissed from it during the trial by Judge tfewitt Henry. The jury case which was to have been heard this week, that of former Tacoma City Manager Floyd Olds against several members of a recall committee in Tacoma,went off the docket when itwas 'dismissed after a hearingon a motion by the defendants in Olympia Monday. The next case scheduled for the jury session is set for Monday, that of Jack Hogenson, an appeal of a Justice Court COlWiction for possession of marijuana. For Your Convenience NEW HOURS Monday thru Thursday 8:30 to 5:30 Friday 8:30 to 6:00 Your account transferred free from anywhere in the U.S. Men's & Women's Name Brand Values to $55 Way-Out Weigh-Ins by Counselor Reg. $13.50 Cologne & After Shave Currier & Cologne & after Shave Yardley Slicker Reg. $1.35 NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW 777 PRICE PRICE PRICE HOME LOANS? * 8 convenient types of home loans. * Low rates and convenient terms. * Loan inquiries processed without delay. Brush-On-Eye-ShadowS Glowing Sigh Shadows Reg. $3.50 NOW Reg. $24.95 - $69.95 , NOW Home Treat 1-Lb. Tin Reg. $1.29 NOW 1-Only, Instamatic M-12 Reg. $34.50 NOW PRICE OFF ~T~RRE OPEN: 9:30 A.M. - 8:30 P.M. I Onda r t rd Closed Sunda s LMnday th u Sa u ay -- Y ] Gull Miskinis said he and Selby had then started to walk back to his (Miskinis') home and as they approached through the alley, they saw the Sheriff's deputies surrounding the house. Miskinis said when he spotted the deputies, he gave Selby the packages he had in his jacket pocket and asked him to hide them. The officers were not looking, Miskinis said, when Selby was handed the packages. Miskinis said he did not believe Selby knew what was in the packages. He stated the drugs in the packages were owned by Weatherbie and that Selby had no ownership in them. Miskinis ',stated Selby hid the packages in the brush after they were handed to him. He said after the house was searched, he and Weatherbie were taken into custody, but, Selby was not. Miskinis said he made arrangements for Selby to stay with .his (Miskinis') grandfather, who was 84 years old and blind. Miskinis testified he went back to the scene later with Shoening and they found the package which had been hidden under a bush. It took about 10 or 15 minutes to find it, he said, since while he knew the general area in which it was hidden, he did not know the specific location. After finding the package and leaving it where it had been found, Miskinis said, he and Shoening returned to the court house where a discussion took place between Shoening, Sisson and Weatl~erbie. Miskinis stated he made the call to Selby at the suggestion of Sisson and Weatherbie, and, at the time he made it, it was his understanding the drug charges would be dropped. The charges were later dismissed, he said, but through the efforts of his attorney, not through The tele Miskinis said, in Sheriff's Office, Selby, in substantiated his (Selby's) drugs. Members Alva Lyn~, Morgan, White, Chapman, Christenson, Petty and Mary I Is Su The Citizen's hold a meeting Pioneer School high school The public and welcome to Guest Grinnell, Shelton Hamlin, School Board, chairman of District Committee. Every Music Feeds For Horses & WFA HORSE FEED Western Trail. Limit ! 0 sacks. 50 lb. sack FOOD 25's Special ....... )99 50's Specia Closed Sun. and Mon. ~-~ FARMER5 407 S. 1st HAND Reg. $3.25 NOW 4-Only Chilton 3-Qt. Elec. Reg. $5.95 Trejure Oceana with 12 Guest Soap. Reg. $1.29 I EVERGREEN SQUARE 42q Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, March 4, 1971