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March 11, 1941     Shelton Mason County Journal
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.‘ Page Four SHELTON-MASON—"COUNTY iouiiiiAi ‘ Consolidated with The Shelton Independent Enterwl as Siftnlttl’i'l‘zlfs‘.“ niritlur at tho postot‘l‘ic‘i' at Shelton, \Vasliinglon Subscription Rates: BY MAIL: in Mason County (outsuh- ol‘ Slit-lion city mail carrier districts) $2 per year; 6 months, $1.23; 3 months, 759‘. l<‘oi'cign {$3.50 per year, Postal regulations forbid rosidl-nls of Shelton served by Clly mail carrier from receiving their Journal by mail. I BY JOURNAL CARRIER: in Shelton. 23¢ per month (collected by carrier) or $2.30 per year in advance; Published every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon GRANT C. ANGLE lidi toi- EBER ANGLE Manager Member of \\'ashington Newspaper Publishers‘ Association and National Editorial Association. MASON COUNTY SHORT OF MILK It is rather unfortunate that Mason County' had not been paying much attention to the ex- pansion of its agriculture and dairy of late years,‘ and that it is not now in position to “cash in” on the huge government spending for subsistence for the thousands of men now being called in and trained at Fert Lewis and who will likely be there for several years to come. Mason County has no surplus of milk and butter, and its dairymen can not supply more of these farm products than. to feed its own people, and in the case of butter its creamery drawing on the county farms falls far short of this home de- mand; to meet any increased call there must be more cleared land and crop production, and at least double the number of cows could be handled with profit. Fort Lewis is now using more than 5,000 gal- lons of milk daily, and will need more as the year advances, and is demanding milk with high but- terfat content for its men, paying around 8 cents morethan market. Grays Harbor dairymen have pooled all they can, promising 150 cans or 1,500 gallons of milk, or 600 pounds of butterfat daily. This is a fine piece of business for farmers, who are requiredto follow certain standards to insure the health of the army men; and it maybe Mason County can share some of this cream while it lasts. Of course, it requires several years to get in-' to dairy farming as a business, unless a gomg farm and cows are bought outright,‘but even now it is not too late to get into poultry with young chicks already on the market; and Fort LerS {alone will call for an egg a day for every man, 'Qwhich means that here is a line in which Mason County can soon get into production and share in a fine market right at hand. l SHELTON LAGGIN G IN PARADE Many truckloads of lumber are daily passing through Shelton bound for Bremerton in the main, to meet the great housing boom which is going around the Navy :Yard city based on the government works which are due to continue for years with large and liberal payrolls. Most of the building of homes is being car— ried on on a large scale and financed either through FHA loans, or by federal subsidy, and this is also true of Seattle and other places where money for building is plentiful and easy to obtain and home-owning is encouraged. .. Both because this passing lumber comes from Olympia or the Harbor way and furnishes work in manufacture as well as in building for men which. would be helpful if carried on in Shelton; it might be well to take inventory to find out why Shelton is lagging both in home building and getting its share of the manufactured lumber which is pass- ing through. SEATTLE “BLACK OUT” Seattle had a “blackout” Friday night in which the great city was blotted out for a quarter- hour; the first attempt of any city in the _United ‘ States to practice meeting air raid conditions as now prevail in. England. The air patrol reported only a half dozen lights showmg during the out . period. showing how completely the city was or- ganized for the trial, which was costly but fortu- nately without accident. , Prehaps‘it was well to make the trial but it is doubtful that any city can be hidden from sight from the air because enemy fliers from home or abroad know as much about the landscape of Pu- get Sound or all America as do our peace-loving people. Now that the war program of the admin- istration is about completexit is hard to determine how much of what is goingoon is war. hysteria to boost spending and how much}er real‘defense. WE ARE A GULLIBLE PEOPLE This is a great era of propaganda. in this coun- try in which our own government has been the leader in putting over on the pepople the various ideas and scheme to extract more money from tax- payers and making them like it. But what we are now most concerned about is the foreign stuff that is being quietly spread among the people, much of it from subversive sour- ces and intend to lull them into a false security against the elements biding their time to make trouble. 5 The mails are full of such stuff of Communist, . Nazi or Japanese origin and nothing is done about 'it, much of it coming from consulates and organ— ized groups stuffed with aliens flocking here on “Visas” and having no trouble getting in. 7 Every newspaper office is loaded with such propaganda telling of the beauties of life in the countries now under the heel of the dictators, in- tended to put our people to sleep, to hinder war preparation and make trouble in industry. Need- less to add that newspapers are wise to the stuff and none ever appears in print. r m-A 1 L. I». -.—l l l l l l i l l l l l i l l l SEND YOUR NE‘v‘v'S TO JOURNAL EARLY With spring and the renewal of many social activities. The Journal would appreciate hav— ing all organizations and clubs appoint a member to send in this news. Accounts of parties. dinners, weddings and out-of- town guests should be phoned or turned in for publication. All news should be received as early as possible. preferably be- fore Tuesday or Thursday, to insure the article getting in the first issue following the event. Cool Off . . . These Warm Winter Days with a-H ' Chocolate ICE CREAM SODA Made with Whitman’s Chocolate flfiDRUGjfl __.......— O W'e are always glad to have , a customer ask his Doctor about. this Prescription Pharmacy. The medical practitioner is a good friend of ours. He knows that we maintain the highest ethical standards; that we employ only skilled registered pharmacists; that we use fresh, potent drugs; that we fill every prescription exactly in accordance with the Doctor'smrders—and that our pricesarealwaysfair,basedupon low overhead and large volume. “Snow White" and Dwarfs in Person Presented by Women of The Moose Friday, March 14 Jr. High Auditorium Characters played by children of Lower Skokomish School, proceeds for benefit of Lower Skokomish School Library. Play Produced and Directed by Mrs. Ruth Hawk CURTAIN AT 8 P. M. SHELTONSON l ,R'Iiss Nina Engelsmi Honored ,‘With Dinner Party Saturday Miss Nina Engelsen, and Major iOtis Wood, whose marriage will loccur Saturday, March 22 at the iFort Lewis chapel, were honored :Saturday evening with a cocktail iand dinner party, by a group of ‘Shelton friends. Cocktails were served at the home of Mr. and ers. Roy Loughnan at 6:30 and {with large bouquets of daffodils, Eand heather. The dinner was 1{served from long tables, decorated Ewith tiny bouquets of iflowers, yellow tapers in crystal lholders. The tapers g'with white tulle and the ltable at which the honor guests [were seated was centered with a :huge bouquet of daffodils, white :fruit blossoms spring and yellow for- lsythia. The tulle from the two litapers centering the table was ifastened to the mouth of two tiny lglass birds, each with a tiny glow blossom attached to it. i Invited guests included the fol- ilowing from Fort Lewis, Colonel land Mrs. David L. Ruffner, Cap- ;tain and Mrs. Truman W. Carri- ;thers, Mrs. Samuel H. Fisher, Ma- ijor and Mrs. Willard G. Wyman, lMajor and Mrs. Clarence lFrank. Lieutenant and Mrs. Ken- gneth W. Kirtley, from Olympia; iMr. and Mrs. E. H. Hanzlik, Mrs. zLila G. Orff, Robert VJhite, Miss EAva Spangle, and Mr. and Mrs. gNewton C. Bader; from Clieha- llis. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Sorenson, {Miss Helen Wirta, Elmer Wirta; iColonel and Mrs. Lawrence M. yel— ldinner was served at 8 o'clock ati jthe Colonial House. The spacious , iLoughnan home was decorated, lClayton from Fort Worden and lOIympia; Miss Grace Engelsen from Vancouver, Wash, and from :Shelton, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Dan- iielson, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Roberts, Clare Engelsen, and t h e i hosts, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Zin- ' I’ theo, Mr. and Mrs. Ashley M. l Drown, Dr. and Mrs. Harry Dee- :gan, Mr. and Mrs. Hal Briggs, er. and Mrs. Deane Brodie, Ern- yest Dahlgren, and Mr. and. Mrs. Roy Loughnan, and the, honor lguests Miss Nina Engelsen and iMaJOF Wood. 1 Following the dinner, the par- .ty returned to the Loughnan home for the rest of the informal eve- .ning. " ‘1 Last Wednesday evening, Miss iEEngelsen was honored with a iparty at the home of Mrs. Newt- lon C. Bader in Olympia. There iwere 40 guests invited and those yfrom Shelton included Mrs. Roy lLoughnan, Miss Clare Engelsen, iMrs. Ashley M. Drown, Mrs. Har- g‘ry Deegan, Mrs. Hal Briggs and iMrs. Frank W. Bishop. Follow- ling an enjoyable informal even- ting, delicious refreshments were {served and Miss Engelsen lher silver, by the group present. | {Lincoln Brownie Troop Holds Regular Meeting The Lincoln Brownie TroOp held their regular meeting at th e ihome of their leader, Mrs. Lloyd ‘ Morgan, with twenty-five mem- bers present. Mrs. R. L. Gerhardt took several of the girls for a.‘ i, walk to the park while 5 e v e n jothers cooked the treat for the itroop, which they had on their ‘ return. The girls who cooked .Were Jeanne Pringle, Carol Me- Aloon, Donna Jean Paulson, Karen . Rasmussen, Karlene ; Marlene Lakeburg, ‘ Ogg. Johns ton, and Loyola BEVERLY DICKINSON, Scribe. Mrs. Paul Hurst Entertains Club The Moose Home Making com- mittee met at the home of Mrs. attendance. Lunch was served Mrs. James Harrison, the chair- man, won the hostess prize. Oth- ers in attendance were: Mrs. Wm. Coburn, Mrs. Mabel Hall, Mrs. Wm. Anderson, Mrs. F. G. Bedell and the hostess, Mrs. Hurst. SHIP YOUR FREIGHT BY BOAT FAST FREIGHT SERVICE WlTH DOOR DELIVERY IN SHELTON Seattle Freight should be routed via Str. Indian, Ferry Dock, Tacoma Freight via Str. Skookum Chief, Milwaukee Dock. No. 2 Time Schedule as follows: Leaves Tacoma daily, execept Sunday, at 5 p.m. for Olympia and Shelton Arrives Shelton daily. except Sunday PUGET SOUND FRElGHT LINES CLARENCE CARLANDER, President lst 2111C Franklin Cliff Wivell’s CERTIFIED IEXAOO SERVIOE Representative in Mason County for: ' Olympia Oil 8:," Wood _ — l-l—I PRODUCTS COMPANY High Grade Fuel and Deisel Oils ‘ROM PT GERVICE \. Phone 397 _.-——————————————————‘ PHONE 100 were tied large 1 A.» V w a s ‘ -' ipresentcd with a gift of some of Paul Hurst with six members in‘ following the business meeting. ' ‘ Youth Conference Hatcher, Jean and Anna Lou E1— COUNTY JOURNAL (VGNTS l . lSheltoliians Attend National Service League Banquet 5 Tuesday evening the National Service League of Olympia held a gay and informal banquet to celebrate the finishing of the; first series of courses and to thank instructors for the time: they have donated to help the- women on their preparation for patriotic duty. The banquet was held in the Jade Room of the Hotel Olympian, l with the tables attractively cen—, ;tered to resemble an Army medi- cal camp, with miniature tents, toy soldiers carrying stretchers and all the accourtements of a medical corps scattered about. The high light of the evening’s enter- tainment was the announcement .by Sergeant Marjorie Stephens of lher engagement to Master Ser- Igcant H. C. Fuller of Fort Lewis. Honor guests included Mayor {and Mrs. Truman Trullinger, Cap< itain E. S. Nelson, Lieutenant L. Iverson, Captain James A. Pryde lot the Washington State Patrol, lOfficer Chet Spencer of the' lWashington State Patrol and {other instructors. Lieutenant Ann Sumner, Lieutenant Betty Collier land Privates Bessie Warren and ,May Harriman represented the Eton. ,' The Shelton group meets every the Bordeaux school for an hour' .vMiss Eclls’ parents, and the white iwm Mom Man-h 12 Paul Hunter. l Sumner was (employed as an engineer on the! gNational Service League of Shel-l i'I‘hursday night at 7 o'clock at Thursday Of This Week Miss Florence Eells Announces “'cdding Date The home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Eells, very beautifully decorated St. Davids Auxiliary I To Meet “'ednestlay ‘ The members of the St. Davids lAuxiliary will have their regular‘; ‘ . - .- lmeeting at Dunrovin on th el in spring flowers With yellow. I ‘ H H“. predominating, was the settinglCa“&1.WedneSday‘ 13' for an informal tea party Satur~ Flagg 3“? M‘ssd “indigo” :“I‘r'! day afternoon March 8‘ at whichithe hostesses an mtin eis die; time the date of the coming wed— ' as;de L0 C9me “ti {05:10 21‘ m“, ding of their daughter. Miss Flor- Lfl‘fnc'heon Wlll‘tbe for”? lath9nsz, once Eells to Elmer McLennan of lg]: “glurégaCf‘rgfii Chlcago’ was announced Alderbrook Inn. For transporta- Tiny silver and white bells were connected by blue ribbons. The silver hells carried the date June 20, 1918, the marriage date of 19.01;, Auxiliary tion arrangements please Mrs. Middlcbrooks 320M. call; bells JUHE‘ 20. 1941, the date The F.O.E. Auxiliary social club] chosen by Miss Eells for heriwiu meet V’Vednesoay, Mai-ch 12‘ wedding . in the social room of the new’ Pouring were the bride—elects [Moose hall for a one o'clock lunch- y aunts, Mrs. Edwin Ahern and Mrs. icon. The hostess will be Mrs. ‘ 'Otha Moore and Mrs. Myrtle Bas~ There were many 10031 friendsisett. An election of officers for in attendance, while coming from ‘ the coming year Will be held- The Miss Emma Jane group will also sew for the Red; {Cross All members are ui‘gedl Schrenquist. to be in attendance. The couple met in Seattle last year, where Mr. McLennan was Special Meeting Called By Ladies Of The Moose l Mrs. William Coburn, chairman of the War Service, Ladies of the Moose, would like all who possibly can to meet with her at Lake Washington Bridge. Miss Eells is a graduate of the Irene S. Reed high school. She also attended Linfield college for two years and is a graduate Of ' the Memorial Hall on Wednesda . y} C' E‘ at EllenSburg' MISS Eells March 12 for Red Cross work. i has taught in John Muir school in , Seattle the past three years. Mini ., “T McLennan is a graduate of North— 915:3: gfigngSSneSday western UniverSity, ClVll Engm~i The Activates will hold a 1 9'3“; Department] Chicago , , special meeting Wednesday eve- The couple W111 be marrled 1,“ ning, at 6:30 p. m. with Mrs. Chicago, where Mr. McLennan 15 Fred Snelgrovg employed by the U. S. GypSum _ Rebekahs Slate Company. \Vednesday Meeting Bordeaux P-'T- A- To Meet i The Rebekahs will meet Wed- nesday afternoon, March 12, at The Bordeaux P.-T. A. will meet of drill under E. D. Petty two hours of first aid under the direction of Bob Little. The pur— pose of this organization is to train women for any emergency that may arise in their commun-i ity, state or government.’ Army closed formation drill, and first aid are required, while such other courses as motor mechanic, map reading, ground aviatiOn, target practice and other instruction will be given as the organization' grows. Anyone interested is in- vited to attend any of the meet-‘ ltertain with a dramatization and ‘songs will then be presented by the Glee Club. Miss Alma Peter— son, Shelton school nurse, will The Shelton Rebekahs will jour- givc a talk on communicable dis- lney to Olympia Wednesday to ;cases. The hostesses for the tea visit the Ruth Lodge No. 17, and will be the mothers from the see the installation of new mem— second grade with Mrs. Myronibers. They will meet at the bus Lund in charge. station and leave at 7 o'clock. All going are requested to call Mrs. Seattle Recorder Visits Anderson at 380. The regular Ladies Of The Moose ,meeting will be, held Friday at The Ladies of the Moose hadithe I.0.0.F. Hall, but a potluck luncheon served by the losing side will start at 6:30. Mrs. Loni Larson Entertains Mrs. Loui Larson entertained at her home, which was charm- ingly decorated with flowers, for the regular meeting of her bridge club, with a one ,o’clock dessert luncheon for three itables of bridge instead of the usual two tables last Thursday. Mrs. R. B. Dickey, Mrs. W. F. McCann, Mrs. L. E. Attwood, Mrs. Fred Hickson, Mrs.W. E. Noblett, Mrs. Charles Hurst, Mrs. J. John- son, Mrs. Jesse Barrett, Mrs. Roland Gerhardt and her two houseguests from Aberdeen, Mrs” Arthur Noe and Mrs. Stanford Turner were present with honors going to Mrs. Dickey, Mrs. Att— wood and Mrs. Turner. Royal Neighbors Hold Initiation The Royal Neighbors met last ,Thursday, March 6 fora regular {meeting in the Odd Fellows Hall' at 8 p. m. The District Deputy, Mrs. Florence Fairfield, was present from Seattle to help with and i this Thursday at 3:30 at 9 Bordeaux school. lfrom the second grade will en- l l l ings. l !a very interesting meeting Fri- Club ' lSeattle recorder and Mrs. C. E. spring , =member was initiated and lHas Busy Meeting '6 under the leadership of Mrs. 0. [John Ballard, visited the Shelton 1:45 in the main hall of the Odd ‘the'Fellows Hall instead of the club The Childreniroom for a short business meet- ing. Rebekahs To Visit golympia Lodge day evening. Guests of the eve— ning were Mrs. Lea Neighbors, Miss McClelland Improving Ratcliff, wife of the supreme aud- MISS Betty MCClelland. grade nor of the Northwest A new school teacher, was reported 1m- plans proving at the Shelton hospital, made for the play “Snow White” ,where she has been confined since to be held at the Junior HigthueSdaY- Auditorium Friday, March 14.! The play is put on by the grade school pupils of Lower Skokomish! Shelton Dancing Club Will Hold Monthly Dance The Shelton Dance Club will and is sponsored by the Moose, ' Ladies. Plans were also made git; reguMlgidTofihlyt dings: to attend the Bremerton Lodge y’ V a Memorial Hall. on March 19. 'Returns From Trip Mrs. Lester Vallett returned to‘ her home in Shelton last week-l end following a 4-week trip to the Eastern States. Bordeaux Brownie Troop Bordeaux Brownie Troop No. Center and her assistant Mrs. Tuesday, Mar Say WITH FL They Brin‘ and H3 FUNERAL D HOSPITAL . Deliveredenx Travis " Shelton H Phone 232 . ' STEAM ., . & DRY C Bakery. The trip was very in-i teresting as the bakers were all busy, and all the machines were working. Next they had a study the initiation of two new mem- bers. Drill was also put on. The next meeting on March 20, will be the 40th anniversary of the Royal Neighbors. Potluck sup- per and special entertainment will ‘be on the program for that eve— ning. Neighbors of Woodcraft ‘Hold Regular Meeting The Neighbors of Woodcraft field a regular meeting with Mrs. ‘SUSle Pauley on Thursday, March 6. The next meeting will be held April 3. Sheltonites Attend Preaching Mission A Preaching Mission was held ,in Seattle last week with some iof the most noted ministers in the world present, ending with the State Youth Council. Some of the noted speakers were: Dr. Stanley Jones from India, Muriel Lester from Jane Adams of Lon- don, Dr. Philip Lee of China, Mrs. Seaburg of Boston. The confer- ence ended. Sunday with a talk ‘by ‘Dan Polling. The Civic Audi— ,torium was filled to capacity. Mr. iand Mrs. Walter Elliott and Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Sexton attended Wednesday evening to hear Dr. Jones. Among those I the Saturday after- ,noon and evening were: Mrs. E1- liott, Dorothea Rucker, Carol Jean attending liott, Mrs. Hugh Hamilton, Mrs. Charles Runacres, Bonnie Jean Deegan, and Betty Lee Jemison. ltheir regular Saturday meeting i this Thursday, 3spend . lHurst’s sewing for the Red Cross. icon for the members of Genera] Welfare Club Holds Saturday Meet The General Welfare Club held at the Memorial Hall, March 8. Lunch was served during the evening. Mrs. William Griggs is iVin charge of the program to be ,given this Saturday, March 15. l gBaptist Women Union I ‘To Meet Wednesday " The Baptist Womens Unioni will meet at the church Wednes- Iday, March 12 at 2 o’clock for a! business meeting. All membersl lare urged to be present, as im-v ,portant business will be discussed ‘ Carnation Club Plans Luncheon The Carnation Club has plan- ned a progressive lunchedn’ .for March 13. The imembers will proceed to thel ,homes in the following order: Mrs lJesse Bartlett, Railroad Avenue, Mrs. Frank Fentiman, 423 Grant Street, and Mrs. Charles Hurst, Hillcrest. The members will the afternoon at Mrs. ,Mrs. W. A. McKenzie l iEntertains Club I ’ Mrs. W. A. McKenzie enter-i tained at her home Thursday,‘ March 6 with a 1 o’clock lunch- her bridge club. There were, two : ; Skokomish Valley " Prayer Group Meets The regular meeting of the! Skokomish Valley Prayer Group! Will meet tonight, Tuesday, March] 11 at the home of Mr. and Mrs.‘ Harold White at 7:30. I . The pub- lic is invited to attend. Girl Scout Troop No. 4 Meets On Monday The Girl Scout Troop No. 4 met Monday, March 3 after school at‘ the scout hall. All the girls worked on the Flag Pageant they‘ are to giye"for the Mothers and: Daughters party the latter part of March. Definite meeting placel for the next meeting has not? been announced yet. BEVERLY BURRELL, Scribe-l Visits Parents And Brother Mrs. A. H. Brandt and two children have been visiting her‘ parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Hoyle} and Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Hoyle, her brother, the past ten days. tables of contract in play with diet . . . the honors going to Mrs. James Amunds. Visits Sister Mr. and Mrs. Charles ,A. Fred- , rick and daughter, Eileen, or_ , Tacoma were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McKenzie. Mrs. Fredrick and Mrs. McKen- zie are sisters. ~ ;, Mrs. Brandt left Saturday for heri ghome in Parker. ,DeMolay Mothers ' Hold Meeting E The DeMolay Mothers held their regular meeting Monday, March, 10 at- the Masonic Temple. ,complete their organizing. They will meet the first Monday of each month at 2 o’clock. to, Wednesday and Thursday Nights There’sNothing Lik ' more milk. to your daily diet—a pint ._ daY- Get it in our cream-top bottle: '- off the cream, you can have more ji MISSIONARY am. ~ Screen Pictures from Tibet NATIVE COSTUMES —— THRI-LLING STORIES Missionaries from Tibetan Border and Philippine ~15 _..- 7:30 I" ' MOUNTAIN VIEW CHM 132 .. Ve 4771i - C We remoyt‘; 54.2, and stains WI , '- .459 rics are prese ,531 622‘ We restart]? 2763 orings in ._‘ . moving greasy, hp 57 .1 r. 481 0 Modern "‘3 506 perfectly and 471 trace of “Clea; 508 I n 2575 5 ,3 ‘3) 98 c” 183 . 585 STEAM '33: &' DRY C F a . (2697 u ' 2) ca1’ 132 in “flower color" at the Florist 9 528 lshop. On their return up the ‘l 542 hill they met the second Bordeauxl . ' 2721 Troop No. 11 under the leader— \ ship of Mrs. Carlson, assisted by! . WARE co Mrs. James Olsen. The two: t for V: troops together inspected the‘ l r- . the 32‘ Little House. ' 'le' ate 1, l