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March 14, 1963

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6Ol? S.E. 86th kve Portland, Ore Defeated At Polls .................. 56 27 --- .................. 64 27 9 .................. 61 27 t 10 .................. 55 29 t 11 ................ 04 37 12 ................ 54 32 .05 ................ 57 27 March 14, 1963 Published in "Ohristmastown, U.S.A." Shelton, Washington 20 Pages 3 Sections 1][ Entered as second class matter at the post office at Shelton. Washington, under Act of lIarch 8. 1879. Published weekly at 227 West Cota. 10 Cents per Cops L yman h Mason County Fair Queen S00ool Board,+ To Have ELECTED -- Sandra Lyman, Mason County Fair Queen !Y Day held last Saturday. Princes- /a// of operating in the Mason arrangement prisoners in the recommended by Clark to the Monday. :ing, re- were mty corn- and Police Chief the county VOted to continue Operation for six allow for a de- number of pris- from the 1962 presented by Clark by Hinton and commissions as to lasses of prisoners ad been prepared by V. A. Potter. The mid it would be the present six months get informs- under his di- judge costs. was happy arrangement houses some jail, pay- keep. m apPointed Carl the construction County Fair tWo cars for the Was awarded to Who submitted bid opening last ses elected were Karen Synith, left, and Cindy Jackson, right. They will preside over the Ma- son County Fair next fall. City Declines School Request To Sell Land In a letter to the Shelton School board this week, the city commis- sion told the school group they ere not interested in selling the area in Loop Field on which the tennis courts are. located. The school board had asked the city about the possibility of pur- Chasifig (hepYope+ty because the school wanted to repair the courts and did not feel it should as long as it did not own the property. CITY SUPERVISOR Pat Byrne told the city commissioners he had a list of a number of sidewalks in the city which were in need of repair and asked ff a city ordin- ance under which property owners can be forced to put in sidewalk would also apply to replacing side- walk. The commission asked City At- tqrney John Ragan to check the ordinance to see if it would apply. Byrne reported that the work on the Angle Way slide area was about completed and that the street should be open today. THE COMIIISSION gave first reading to an ordinance to in- crease the amount allowed a prisoner serving out a fine in city jail from $3 to $6 a day. The ordinance also provides that pris- oners serving city jail sentences can be required to work eight hours a day on city projects. Ragan presented an opinion to the commission that the Commun- ity Concert Association would be exempt from the city's admission tax March 9 more than 200 Mason County 4-H club members and their leaders and parents cele- brated 4-H Rally Day at the Mr. View School Auditorium The program consisted of indi- vidual club skits, a potluck sup- per and evening recreation for older 4-H club members. Mrs. Stanley Lyman, Skoko- mish Valley, headed the Rally Day program planning committee. She was assisted by Mrs. Don Wilson, Southside: Mrs. Joyce Snyder, Southside; Mrs. Joyce Olson, Ag- ate and Mrs. Art Nicklaus, Grape- view. Robert Spooner, Graleview, pre- sident' bf the Mason City "if:H Builders' Club served as master of ceremonies. One of the highlights of the 4-H Rally Day was the election of the Mason County Fair Queen and her court. Sandra Lyman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Lyman, Skoko- mish Valley, was elected Queen. Her Princesses are: Cindy Jack- son, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Jackson, Southside, and Karen Smith, daughter ot 1Vr. and Mrs. Alex Smith. Kamil- che. Girl Souis Have Window Display As an activity for National Girl Scout Week this week, Shelton Girl Scouts have set up a display in the window of Miller's Depart- ment Store in which they are tak- ing part each afternoon after school. Four girls are in the window each afternoon from 3:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. and will be there all day Saturday, The girls are taking turns With the "modeling" project. Ships First Lumber To Puerto Foreign Ship Under New Regulation kN "VF-o,-L TULANE tmes er at Tacoma for San Juan, time lumber aboarO. )r\\;ve,'i;l n v('s- )aded 709,000 zm Simpson helton saw- the Jones aed from another In American s Classified as by -s Act, l vessels in Puerto Rico. This is Simpson's first shipment to Puerto Rico 'in a foreign vessel. Puerto Rican irade. Simpson is one of five lumbc; hrms to apply for and receive permission fPonl the governnlent to use foreign vessels to ship to Puerto Rico. This is Simpson's first shipment to Puerto Rico un- der terms of the Neuberger am- endment. The importance of the lumber industry to Washington's econ- omy is evident in these statistics from the State Department of Commerce and Economic Devel- opment. The 700,000 bd. ft. being loaded by Simpson represents a year of mnployment for nine people, a direct payroll of $41,125, employ- ment for 32 people in supporting businesses, three (lays of work for 39 longshoremen, products val- ued at $126.000 and direct state and local taxes of $3500. "THIS IS A LUMBER sale wc would not have had without the NeubetT;er Amendment, so it's pure gravy to our economy," said Dave James, Simpson director oJ[ public affairs. ,IV[eanwhile, Northwest lumber- lneu continue Lo seek furUler 1,e a lie( from the Jones Act, which has allowed British Cohunbia lumber- men to jttmp their share of the eastern U.S. waterborne cargo lumber market from seven per- cent in 1951 to 62 percent last year. Athletic Field Study The Shelton School Board Tnes- day night voted $1.500 to have an engineering study to get estimates on the cost of a new athletic field for the school system. The step was taken as a follow+ np of an offer of a group of in- terested citizens at the board meeting last month to donate labor and use of equipment in some phages developing school-owned property near Mt, View School as an athletic field. The engineering study will give the board an idea how much money would be required from the school district and how the volun- teer assistance could best be used. SUPT. OF SCHOOLS R. W. eli- man was instructed to look around for a qualified engineer to make the study. The board opened bids on a language laboratory for the new Grant C. Angle School addition. The bids were turned over to a committee of school administrat- ors and board members for study and recommendation. Bids were received from Audio- Visual Center, Inc., Seattle; American Seating Co., Portland and Frank B. Cohen, Seattle. The board was assured by school administrators that there would be no repetition of an eighth grade English composition assignment to which the board had objected when it was brought to their at- tention. The assignment, taken from a national scholastic publication asked the students to write on which two of four persons in a fallout shelter should sacrifice themselves so the limited amount of food could be used by the other two to survive. The board adopted a policy set- ting'*the.retirement age for.c'ool employees at 65. +An employee after that age could continue working if requested by the school administration and approved by the board to do so. THE BOARD VOTED to have an appraisal of school property for insurance purposes made. Rocky Hembroff appeared at the board meeting to discuss having this done. The board voted to ask the city to do necessary repair work on the tennis courts on Loop Field. The school board had asked the city about purchasing the property. In a letter read at the meeting Tues- day night the city said it would not be interested in selling. The board accepted the resig- nation of Mrs. Laura Murphy as clerk of the board, effective March 31: Red Cross .Fund Drive Workers Set Christmas Tree Growers To Meet in Olympia Northwest Christmas tree pro- ducers from "Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia are expected to muster in Olympia March 15-16. to tour commercial Christmas tree farms and iron out industry problems. Dr. Mark Buchanan. Director of WSU's Agricultural Experiment Stations. Pullman, is featured speaker for the Friday evening banquet at the Olympian Hotel. Registration will be March 15 from 10 a.m, to noon at the Hofert Nursery across from the Olympia airpo)t. Programs and time sche- dules will be available there. The two-day meeting will take in field tours of Christmas tree plantations operated by the G. R. Kirk Company, J Hofert Company and Sparkeel Tree Farm. Demon- strations on pruning and thinning and research studies on shipping methods will be presented to the Chrislmas tree producers. Growers will have an opportunity at even- ing pew-wows to hash over mutual "problems and experiences. Joe Buhaly, WSU Extension Fo- rester. Puyallup. urges newcomers to the Christmas tree business to take advantage of the tours and discussions. Everyone interested in growing and marketing Christmas trees is invited to attend. The asseeiation was founded in 1951 by a group of growers and fore,lers from "Washington, Idaho and Oregon. The association aims to develop public understanding of the industry, promote production of better (]ualitv trees improve marketing, and to collect and dis- tribule information. The associa- tion met le,st year in Shelton. Offieers of the association are: Hal Sebudel. president. Corvallin, Ore.; Lee rlls, Olympia. rind Jim Gibbons. Portland. vice-presidents: and Bob Kintigh, secretary-treastl- rot, pringfield Ore. Directors are Lm'ell Seljeetal' Shelton. and Herb Plumb. Olympia, who iv also a na- tional delegate. Scouts To Goilecl Good Turn Bags Boy Scouts will bc picking up the Good Turn filled bags Satur- day, March 16. which in turn will be delivered to the Goodwill hl- dustries. The bags that were left at homes last Saturday, should he filled with discarded clothing and small household articles. Have the bags ready on your front porcll early in the morning. Clatence An- derson, collection chairman, said that every effort will be made to pick up the bags before noon. ROBERT TANNER Heads Campaign Key leaders in the 1963 Mason County Red Cross fund cam- paign were named earlier this week by campaign chairman, Robert S. Tanner. In the key Shelton residential area Mrs. L. C. Van Arsdale and Mrs. Leon Haynes will serve as co-chaimnen, Assisting them as district captains are Mrs. Ruby Frisken, Miss Marion Johnson, Mrs. Bill Johnson, Mrs. Gordon Bennett, Mrs. Martin Hart. Mrs, S. W, Vander Wegen, Mrs. Doug- las Larson, Mrs, Bill Gott, Mrs. Paul Hinton and Mrs. June Hoard. El) FAUBERT IS in charge of the Shelton business section of the campaign and Bill Batstone will make the professional contacts. In other areas of the county the following men will direct the cam- paig: Hoodsport, Lilliwaup--R. W. Messmer; Skokomish Valley, Union--Harry Elmlund' Belfair-- I. W. Holm; Arcadia--Bill Le Drew. THE CAMPAIGN is scheduled to begin next week. Mrs. Van Ars- dale and Mrs. Haynes will hold a kickoff coffee hour at Heinie's Broiler at I0:00 a.m. on Thurs- day, Maroh 21 for the district lead- ers and assistants. Services performed by the local Red Cross Chapter include, among others, aid to servicemen and their families, emergency aid to indi- viduals struck by misfortune, first aid instruction, home care of the sick, direct participation in rec- reational t)rograms at Madigan General Hdspital and the Ameri- can Lake Veterans Hospital. Epnevgency aid and supplies are paid for by Red Cross.; the services are carried on and performed by tmpaid voolunteer workers. Auto Races For Forest Festival ' Are Rejected There wiil he no auto races at the Mason County Forest Festival this year, President Clive Troy anuonllced. The executive board of the Fes- lival Association met last week and voted not to sponsor the races, he said. Representatives of the American Sports Car Associa- tion appeared at a membership meeting two weeks ago to urge the group to support the races. The question was turned over to the executive board for study. The contmittee also voted to purchase two new street banners and 50 pennant strings to be used in street decorations for the event. B. FRANKLIN HEUSTON Mill Accident Kills Simpson Employee Burnham P. Hammond. 47, a resident of the Agate area. was killed Friday night in an accident at Simpson Mill No. 2. He was feeding wood chips into a conveyor, working on the swing shift and apparently fell into the machine, a company spokesman said. His body was discovered at 7 a.m. by a day shift employee com- ing on duty. H A M M ON O was working alone and there were no witnesses to the accident. His shift was sup- posed to have ended at 1:30 a.m. Company, state and union safe- ty officials are conducting an in- vestigation. They believe he fell into the conveyor while working. Mr. Hammond was born in Ar- nold, Nebr., Dec. 27, 1915 and lived in Mason County seven years residing in the Agate area. FUNERAL SERVICES -were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bat- stone Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Knautz officiating. Burial was in McPherson Na- tional Cemetery, Nebraska. Survivors include his wife, Aud- rey, eight sons, Robert. Roland, Charles, LeWayn, Roger, Rodney, two daugh- :Debts, - and, two step sons, John and Ronald. Healey, all at the home: his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ham- mend, Corvalis, Ore.; five sisters. Arma Jared, Corvalis; Bertha Zimmerman, Corvalis; Dorothy Waltermier. Brady, Neb., Grace Daniels, Hoquiam, and one sister in Parma, Ida.; three brothers, Cacil, Selma, Calif.. Robert. North Platte, Neb., and John Corvalis, Ore. Grapeview Post Office Enlargement Gels Approval Postmaster General J. Edward Day advised Postmaster Julius Stock today that the Post Office Department has accepted the pro- posal of Julius Stock to enlarge the present postal facility at Gra- peview. Stock, the successful bidder, will enlarge the building to 345 square feet of interior floor space and 1,000 square feet of paved area. The post office to he enlarged is located in Grapeview. Terms of the agreement are on a monthly ren- tal basis. LESTER SPILSETH Kindergarten, First 5ra de Registration Set , All Shelton Elementary Schools ill register children for the 1963- 64 kindergarten and first year classes Tuesday and "Wednesday, March 26 and 27. aL tim Evergreen School. This spring registration is very necessary as it is the only way to determine how many class- rooms to prepare for these groups of children. A physical examina- tion will not be given at the time of registration this year. This may be taken care of at another date. Immunization will be available for those desiring this service. Children with i:,st names begin- ning A through b will register Tuesday, March 26. from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. Those with last names M through Z will report Wednesday, March 27. from 12 noon through 3:30 p.m. With no physical exam and two days for registration it should not be necessary for anyone to spend more than one-half hour to com- plete their child's registration. In order to be eligible to en- ter kindergarten a child must be five years of age by October 31. 1963. For firs year classes a child must be six by October 31, 1963. Please bring the child's birth certificate at the time of registration. CIasses be mad, by enrolling hint or her at this time. Children now enrolled in kinder- garten are registered for 1963-64. Prizes Offered in Coupon Days Hundreds of dollars worth o merchandise prizes are offered in this week's Journal in a repeat of the popular Coupon Days. A promotion of the retail trade com- mittee of the Shekon Chamber o Commerce. Coupon Days w-ill last from today until 3 p.m. Friday, March 22 when drawings for prize winners will be held in each of the 41 participating businesses. Each store will have a winner, so clip out the coupons on page 15 of this week's Journal, sign your name and take them to the stores. Nb purchase is necessary. After the drawings winners names will be posted in each store. NO PHONE INQUIRIES OF WINNERS WILL BE ACCEPT- EDt Th,', Harstine Island bridge bond ! was turr, ed down by Mason County voters aL the polls Tuesday. Although enough voters turned out '., make the election valid and m re than half of those vet- mg we re in favor of the bridge, ,vhen the final tally -as in the "yes" vote did not make the necessary 60 per cent majority required. The unofficial vote tally showed 1.658 ye: votes and 1,506 no, a total of 3.164 or slightly more than 52 per cent in favor. About 2,700 votes were required to make the 40 per cent of those voting in the last general election to vali- date the bridge election. VOTERS IN THE SHELTON School District returned B. Frank- lin Heuston to the school board with 1,939 votes to 475 ior his opponent, Valentine Sienko. Lester Spilseth was elected 1.016 to 443 over David McMillan to the seat being vacated by Dr. Q. Themes Ryan, who did not seek re-election. Vn)p:josed for re-election to the board were Dr, Douglas Larson, who got 1,469 votes; Mrs. Virginia Martig, 1,329 ind Mrs. Betty Mc- Clanahan. 1.343. North Mason school district voters returned two incumbents to the board and defeated one. John Sission lost in his hid for re-election to Richard.Rassmussen 224 to 203. KENNETH ROSE HAD 224 votes to defeat Kenneth Leather- man with 216 and Mrs. Betty Criss 248 votes to defeat Larry Deleface with 176. Unopposed for re-election to the board was Charles Amacher \\;'ho received 369 votes. S, /VL Baunsgard with 29 votes and H. A. Glaser with 28 were named to the Harstine Island School board by a narrow margin front a field of five candidates, Mrs, Thelma Tierny received 26 votes and George Waite, Jr. 27. The only incumbent seeking re- election to the board, Mrs, Astrid Saeger. received seven votes. Harstine Island voters also turned down 47 to 18 the forma- tion of a fire district for the is- land, Union Fire District voters were in a more generous mood. approv- ,:rig a one-year special 10-mitl levy to purchase a fire truck 99 to 25. Appliation Deadline On SludenbGarpen|er Set,For,June I is-here for V.FAV. student-carpenter house projecu Desdiine for these applications is June 1. rmninds Jack Gray, chairman of the V.F.W. Housing Committee. He will be glad to sup- ply details to interested parties. Applications should be ad+ dressed to the V.F.WL Housing Committee. P.O. Box 204. Shelt0n. Under this project all carpen- try work is provided without charge by students in instructor Arne aohnsen's high school man, nat arts classes, a saving of as much as 40 percent on the total cost of a home. Applicants must provide a plan, the site (in Shelton) and prove financial ability to carry out the rest of the project. 40 & 8 DELEGATES Voiture 135 of the 40 & 8 (Ma- son County) iI1 be represented at the Petite Promenade in Yakima Saturday by delegates Glenn Gardner aad Bill Dickie. They were chosen at last week's month  ly voiture prom and will accom- pany John Luhm, who is 40 & 8 Grand Correspondant, to Yakima. First Phase Construction At Correction Center h About 75 Per Cent Comeleted PRISON BUILDING -- The outside work on this building, a cell block, a+t the Washington Correction Center is nearly completed and fin- ishing work is in progress. This is one of the eight buildings in the first phase construction whicl is about 75 percent complete now. Construction of the first phase of the new rasbington Correction Center being built west o Shelton is getting down to the finishing work. The first phase is about 75 pet" cent completed, Lyle Lloyd, of the Mutual Vallee Construction Com- pany, general contractors says. Almost all of the concrete work has been completed oll seven of the eight buildings in the first ...... Pouring'. concrete is in pro- gress in the eigl]th building, the power building. Finishing work is in progress in the rest of the buildings, with the administration building the fur- thest along, Plastering attd laying ceramic tile is in progress in the building, Installation of the heating and phunbing system is underway in several of the btfildings. Lloyd said that the weaHcr this winter has been a great help in keeping the work going at a good pace. About 150 employees of the vat- Jells contractors are on the job now. about the same number have been working throughout the winter. Days i Are Here Again See Page 15! 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