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Pa ; e Four SELTN-MASON COUNTY JOURNAL SHELR‘XMQQEQQMJQHFNAL ‘GIRL/ [scours (SERVEJHEIR/CGUNTRY Entered as second—class matter at the postol‘t’icc at Shelton, W'ashiiigton Subscription Rates: BY MAIL: in Mason County (outside of Shelton city mail carrier districts) ' $2 per year; 0 months. 3L25; 3 months, 75¢. Foreign $3.50 per your. Postal regulations forbid ’l‘eSldOYllS of Shelton served by city mail carrier troll. receiving their Journal by mail. BY JOURNAL CARRIER: in Shelton, 25¢ per month (collected by carrier) ; or $2.50 per year in advance. I Published every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon JiEBER ANGLE Manager GRANT c. ANGLE Editor Member of Washington Newspaper Publishers' Association and National Editorial Association. SHELTON HAS HOME SHORTAGE There’ is a marked shortage of homes in, Shelton to meet the daily calls for habitation, in- cluding newcomers and residents who are looking. for “something better,” and attention must soon-l be turned to new building to take advantage of the apparent needs. While little new building is going on there‘ have been a number of sales of old homes during: recent weeks for permanent residence and some; property sales looking to new building in the: spring, when it is certain that a new era of home building will get under way. i At present there may be a shortage of both, workmen and material but this situation will be relieved as the cantonment at Fort Lewis is al- most completed and the new building boom at: IRL SCOUTS more than half their services to the President in_i this national emergency. Last vice Bureaus in local communi- ties throughout the country .in order to handle requests for ser- vice from the community quick- ly and easily. They have “prom- ised to pay on demand any num- ber of hours of service" the Presi- Bremerton is well advanced, and the local men: dci’it might ask for-sAbove are . Girl Scouts in action.‘ Above left. engaged in outSIde work Will be ready for jobs two Girl Scouts regism for the at home. . Here in/Shelton with another industry start—' ing active building and before long opening new jobs, and all the old industries working full time, there are certain to be new families as well as those seeking better homes, and this should eli- right, an aviator explains an air- plane control board to a Mariner. one of Girl Scouting's nautical group.’ Lower right, two Girl Scouts knit for the Red Cross. The organization celebratcs_its 29th‘birthday March 12—18, . a million strong have offered, ‘ year they began to organize Ser—‘E . . Girl Scout Service Bureau. Above ‘ courage considerable new building both for sale‘ and for rental as the community grows. Winn ANNIVERSARY BEING , OBSERVED BY GIRL scours; . " i . last hth GilS t'n wcs Presrldent Roosevelt broadcast to the nation week Girl Scouting was lau11ch-i(rrci)(?:tlin\gv 6th? r CO“ 1 g 1 girls. will be no better time for economical building. i IGNORING THE REAL TROUBLES Twenty-nine years ago that he would give to Britain everything thisled in America by a Woman Very . little known in her own countr ', country has in the way of war needs and foods, a woman not young, not richlf 1.....- A- _._.___..-_'_.‘__ ——.———.,.._a\—— M i Engineers needs of modern Two years later the re- ect. Aims and objectiVes were h V ' Marc Tuesday, Marc ' i'Dewatto “Logging By W. Nance near future. moving out. family left yesterday. They pect to live near Chehalis. Mr. and Mrs. .place called Maywood. all sorry to lose them. Mr. and Mrs. 'and Mrs. . day evening. ia very successful party. I l neighborhood ladies. ed in to the Dewatto Valley lLief Beckman, Mr. 3V. R. Wilson. _the weekend in Tacoma. Mr. representing the Cascade Pile ling for piles and poles. soon. Mr. Langor of the Port in logs at Dewatto Bay. Company Nearing End of Operation Dewatto, March 17. —— The De- watto Logging company expects to be through work here in the Families are already Mrs. Anderson and 8X- Russell Stelting are moving today. They will live . in Green River Gorge, at a smalll We are Geo. Ellis gave 'a farewell surprise party for Mr. Russell Stelting Sun- I understand it was Pot- luck suppcr was served by the Several new families have mov- the lpast two weel<str. and Mrs. and Mrs. 1Pat Simpson, and Mr. and Mrs. All are employes .of the C.M.C. Logging company. Mr. and Mrs. Dick King spent R. R. Nestor of Seattle, Co. has been here twice lately look- May establish a small camp near here Or- chard bank, and Mr. Randall, al- so of Port Orchard, are putting I un- derstand it is a small outfit, but ,expect to be here most of the May Study Straight ThroughSummer i _business visitors in Shelton Mon~ } day. number of old'friends. Met and “glad handed" a Spent the afternoon with their niece, Mrs. Elva Price of Skokomish. The Dewatto young people all attended a dance at Tahuya Sat- THE HQME GARDENER y Dr. John H. Hanley Director, U. of W. Arboretum ~ :Yt F lb ‘* ‘ DAT 300K Of all the plans grown around I surface soiLito a homes, the trees .receive the least‘ 15 illCheS- “I; . But even so the . 'l “s worrv l . . . .’ attention Home ow lei ‘ getting termlzer about diseases on the annualsmece it in holes, u and perennials or insects on the'auger or crowbar {Q shrubs but let the trees “shift for 12 inches, and spa: themselves." A great deal can be I feet apart It is not; done to keep trees healthy. do this under the; In those parts of eastern Uni- lThere are not many“ ted States where the Dutch elm up near the trunk. disease has raised such havoc it are concentrated 0 -i was found that the flying beetles edge of the crown. which carried the fungus from severely attacked *1 'one tree to another most often ers by diseases. chose weakened, unhealthy indi— be effectively cont lviduals on which to alight. Lack judicious spraying... 'of health and vigor in plants, as part of any program in animals, means greater suscep- healthy is to engage. tibility to disease. Keep trees of a reliable man to 'healthy; prune out the old, dead Dormant sprays f lbranches and cover the newly cut sects such as scale. surfaces with a protective paint; on now and later give them water in summer and sulphur or Bordea fertilize them. specific diseases. > As for fertilization, it will soon ment Shoum be I?!“ be time to apply a good, complete through the mOnt i mixture. In feeding one should realize that surface applications, are not very effective unless the tree stands in a bed where the soil is worked lip-cultivated. To be sure, the great majority of feeding roots are located in the L 0 A, Jack Roles Heads For Kodiak Island Post 0 ~ 6 Convenient 'Suiflmeiir u ""53 F01 he 000 Club had an enter- ., 3. seatt taining meeting on the 14th. Sev- Joining‘ the rapidly expanding ‘ ' o “8w _19 eral of our old members were Shelton “alumni” trekking off to e Reasonab ;‘ WI 911 )back, including Mr. and Mrs. Alaska for employment, Jack week‘ lClarence Williams. First honors Roles, Son Of Ml's- Esme/r R0193 ‘ “xi Dr we: lwere won by Mrs. C. Williams and graduate of Irene S. Reed 0 or miffsem ,and Lee Baxter; second high by high school, expects to leave for :1 m8 n'i‘um 'Mrs. Gordon Cunningham and Geo. Kodiak Island this Wednesday ‘ ' {113 Ellis. A bounteous lunch was from Seattle to accept a job at ., L‘St served after cards. the U. S. Army Air base there. t .. g fle 892' Monroe and P. W. Nance were He Will find Les LaBissoniere, Mason C011“ mptetlextlb] .‘ o Wes Lizotte, and Jim Forrest of Shelton waiting to welcome him. Jack has just completed a six— month 'course at Knapp's Busi- ness College in Tacoma. & Loan a and local Title lnsuran l , . 'tion of summer vacations for stu— ' Vised piogram was 1311t Into ef' dents enrolled in the college of engineering of the University of Seattle, March 14. Elimina- urday night, and the ships which also means men to man them, “9‘ with one great handicap L unchanged, but .the Program Washington has been suggested as iTRAVELERS . . . which to anyone less courageousgwas enlarged to include three 3 art of the nationwide program and repeats the warning great Sacrlflces are would have been an insupcrable age—levels: the Brownies, seven topsu 1 morn we]1-trained en- surance ahead for our people" ' obstacle~—alnlost complete dcaf— to ten years, the Girl Scouts, ten lgmeergpggr the: national defense Withou 'tit . . . . . nes . l . ' There is only a hint that the admlnistration 5 3:3 33:23; and Semors' fourteen program ' wait. Born Juliette Gordon in a fine will stop the foolishness which is hampering old home in Savannah, Georgia, she married an Englishman, Wil- every mOVe to accomplish this end, through ham LOW’ Her New England strikes In important industries, and affordinglgrandmother had been captured ' ' ' . .by Indians and named “Little- temporary profiteering for which this country Smp_Under_Fuu_Sau,.. a name Will, indeed, suffer the penalties. which so aptly suited small “Daisy” that she fell heir to it. Unfortunately, the broadcast did not place As a child, Daisy survived mg, rigors of the Civil War and the emphasis of blame on the right parties, nor ‘ did he recognize that the rising cost of everything ‘fifizwfifif ggdbgmimgmgleadgengg the government is trying to do has been boostedicousins. two-fold, and the delays which follow, are due as ugly: ffifififgc‘fijfig‘? °f Which) much if not more to the grasping of labor lead-Mlle Helpless Hands“ when sheli ers than the grasping of industry. The President probably knows full well that: , if this country continues its present course with- ll:ng $338,331th much of out restraint it will shortly bring about a revul- that Sir Robert sion of sentiment which will check the heedlessfiifi‘finé" 303:? 02311;, Lochsy course of government and the wastes which may Perthshire, Scotland. He .them of Boy Scouting in needles with their left hands. Mudd, president of the Girl Scouts. message follows: us on this anniversary of Scout< the theme of peace and good will between all nations and races. To- Even then she was al-ltinent required her followers to threadicountry. as do all the countries to After her marriage to William south of us. her ter their good will so that there; It was in 1911 will ever be a guarantee of peace‘ Baden-Powell [among the peoples of this hemi-l Lows at a l sphere. in lmessage of friendship to the girls mm of our sister republics and so play Eng— 3. real part in forging a bond ofl Local councils throughout the lup graduation of young engineers, country have received birthday has ,greetings from Mrs. Harvey S. sponsored by training board of the federal de- partment of education. Calif, The of Beverley Hills, “If our founder could speak to mg I sense that she would choose except north 5 loyally supporting its She has our good will the , Our task is to fos-i Scouting can carry a When the real plnCh comes, draft men In 1nduStrylland, and of the just beginning union that no force can shatter. as well as in war on the $30 a month basis of theislster movement called Girl Scout- . , ling, begun because English girls private. iclamored to be allowed to share j the fun of their Boy S c ou t ‘ brothers. From that moment on, Juliettei Low’s life had one purpose to bring the gift of this recreational movement to the girls of her! native land. In January 1912,! she set sail for the United States, i ELMA TAKES ON NEW LIFE The Elma Chronicle last week entered its 53rd year, and like its city is taking on a new life and , . ' I ImprOVemflnt “71th proé’peCtS for the coming and two months later on March years. .EdltOI' Dave Dickson s preSistent boosting i2, the first group of Girl Scouts has injected new Vigor in the community and its 1;; ggfaggggtry met at “‘3’” home businessmen are helping to develop the trade ter- The laws. and promise accepted r1tory around Elma and make the most of latent fife galof{flang‘jgg’mhfifirsfif‘fi opportunities that are to be found in every little proximately two million girls, gs city once the people put shoulders to the wheel. lgfjge ngitsrhy Shelton has even better opportunity for more pro- {gndI Wéllttry to do my duty tol . - c an o my country; to hel gress 1n ar9und tins Communlty‘ but Could other people at all times; and t2! stand an injection of pep. lobe-V the Girl Scout laws" And' lthe laws, with their encourage- GOVERNOR STEERS SHIP or STATE l$3.3“toif;Jill?'ai‘é’fiilafigl‘f‘ge’ 5 In 1936, a program study was made whose purpose was to dis-i Governor Langlie, who started with the hand- ‘ icap of being a republican against a great majority ; - - of state officers and legislators, has come through , PGPulatwn Galns i the 1trava’iltwith cololrs abndtthlzse sgeléinlg Blggest In Rural ~o p ay po 1 ms w1 e peop e’s es in eres 5 a1 ‘ \ ed in their schemes. Seetors Of State! The Governor is admittedly not a politician, at VVaslii/Ington State Séiilege, full-j arch 17. — as ing on’sl ' man, least of the pratical sort, and he kept an even keel 111 percent increase in popula_i l against the undermining tactics of his opposition ltion between 1930 and 1940 was . ' ' registered largely in the rural. as well as other ulterior forces, and the result is was outside the incorporated; very little legislat1on of the radical sort, even if 'towns and cities of the State, al new taxes were forced by the new pension de- special analysis of census returns _ by the division of rural sociologv. mands. It might have been worse. .at the State'College reveals. ON the total increase of almost 173,—! 000 persons, over 123,000 wereI :counted in rural unincorporatedj I, areas. During the'interval that the Puget Sound weather which has been at its fgameenlfl)gitiofipufigfisfltgd: best for over a month 1S about to take a turn and of incorporated ISeniors. grew twicc‘ give this section more rain and perhaps a touch 3; fiat “5:331:11: rage of $2.3 . . . 0WD 6355 of cold not so pleasmg to spring growth; the while :than 2,500 people, although lag- California weather is also changing for the better 5 Egg :fhtig‘lc “gem Stage sincreasbev p '1 G i ra e O‘N after the longest spell of rains In a score of years. ,ghc cities of Washington. n y Rains and floods may be hurtful but at least! Population changes of the Past idecade have reversed the trend cause little loss of life, while Saturday night altowam the urbanization of the real storm visited the Dakotas which caused thel FOPmFltiO“. of Washington- F01“ loss of at least 60 lives; the storm coming up sud- Iggtefufituntdm: (igciéisi‘nlgatcgziptolfi denly in strong winds and drifting snow which 7‘19" of its Population living in caught cars on the highways and froze so many to mild: laiirgegspoint was reached in death. This storm moved on East, but we antici- $1930,When 56-6. Per Cent.“ “Fe pate no such troubles on Puget Sound whatever ‘isitrahfns aggggiatig? 123:5 32:1: gthli: may be ahead after our marvelous dry and pleas- had dropped to 53.1 per cent, 3. ant month, and which we admit is “unusual.” UNUSUAL WEATHER ifiglll'? almost identical to that recorded in 1910. i Mac’s Corner lformer copping both high lMac’s Corner Now Loop By 3 Games COM MERCIAL BOWLING W. L. Pct. .......... ..39 24 .619 l l Tops Commercial ; I Daviscourt Bakery ..34 29 .540 4-E Dairy .................. ..31 32 .484 McConkey Pharmacy 22 41 .349 High Scores Gamc——Harry Dittman 212. Total—~Harry Dittman 529. Matches Thursday McConkey’s vs. Mac’s Corner. 4-E Dairy vs. Daviscourt’s. Eddie Cammarano and Harry Dittman did a two-man trick on the ten — pins Thursday night which shot Mac’s Corner into a five-game lead over the Commer-E cial League bowling field. The) Cornerites plastered three de-l feats on second Daviscourt Bak-l ery behind the excellent rolling! of Dittman and Cammarano, the: indi- i vidual scores for the evening. I Last place McConkcy Pharmacyi showed a flash of life in* a two! to one verdict over 4-E Dairyl with Lew Struthcrs and Schutt in the lead roles. Three new men made their debuts to locali bowling competition with the! Pharmacy lineup Thursday andl may be the spark to put the] druggists back into a winningl stride. l Mac’s (3) Daviscourt (0) Handicap 171i Handicap 306 '; iTiiigstead 488 O’Dell 492 Dittman 529 Hilderman 371 Noblett 448 Westlund 483 l Gerhardt 471 Crowe 368 Cammarano 514 Miller 421 I 829 921 871 2621;826 829 786 2441 4-E Dairy (1) McConkey’s (2) Handicap 2703 Handicap 312 I V. Savage 426,Struthers 504; Skerbini 467 Carter 426 White 426;Cohen 414 Olsen 422, Delano 366 Fourre 510, Schutt 482 826 837 858 2521l774 856 874 2504 Girl Scouting in the United States was founded twenty-nine years ago by a woman who had 'no business experience, no knowl- edge of finance, and was almost totally deaf. Her name was Jul- iette Gordon Low. Captain Kidd Captain Kidd was sent by the British to put down piracy. He be- came a pirate when he decided that he could make more money being a pirate himself. He became a no- torious pirate but eventually was hanged. .. .V. WW...» - 1 ,-. -....... ....,..- versity’s college [said the board’s plan would put the engineering country, including Washington, on a year-around operating basis, us- day war has embroiled every con- iing the generally idle summers South America. lfor North America has not escaped tion. became for our neighbor on the I mother lipare more engineers for there will Such a plan, intended to Speed reported a fine time. 25c A DAY for $5,000 accident in- Don’t take any trip See Herb Angle. March 15th. They D ACCIDENT tick- Issueu while you . . r ndo outlined in a survey be at eme the national defense been “The country‘ Dean E. A. Loew, of the Uni- of engineering, When the colleges of the Congress‘ the mer, instead regular courses of instruc- “It is vitally necessary to pre— engineering c we ELIE car mm me my me: PERHAPS YOU‘VE SEEN the new Pontiac "Torpedo" described as "the Fine Car with the Low Price” and wondered a little bit about that statement. You can accept the “fine car” part without any doubt, we believe—especially if you’ve examined a new Pontiac. That “low price” part may stop you, how- ever. Can the new Pontiac—one of the smartest- looking, easiest-riding cars on the road today—- (i 317 S. First A student could thus complete an instead of the normal four. us lack of them even 3 I this year,” Dean Loew declared.l s colleges will grad-. m I a uate only about 12,000 this June to meet an estimated demand for r 40,000 to 50,000 engineers." survey is complete land authorizations are made by plan would encour— age entering engineering freshmenI ' . ' i to begin their studies that sum- ngh G1 ade Fuel and Delsel 0 of the following fall. ourse in three years, actually be low-priced? Well, here are the facts: Pontiac prices begin at $828*. A new 1941 Pontiac “Torpedo” will cost you so little more than the “lowest-priced three” that the differ- ence will amount to only a very few dollars per month. What’s more, Pontiac’s economy of operation and upkeep permits you to drive for practically the same money that a lesser cai- requires. _ Yes, the new Pontiac, With its Body by Fisher, SHELTON MOTOR CO. R. B. DICKEY - ‘ Cliff Wivell’s CERTIFIED ‘ lmoo smug" Representative in Mason County for PRODUCTS COMPANY ‘ROM PT fiERVlCE lst and Franklin ONLY MOE EIGT N ANY MOD :1 ated c 2i .3: w? al‘ . . . .1. , '7‘ has earned the title, “the Fine , , . . Price.” Try a new Pontiac be,“ " money in something less ties“. PONTIAC " PRICES . B ‘, BEGIN AT . p l *Deliverea’ at Pontiac, Mi‘ ' optional equipment mzd 4:59:50 0 subject to c/mnge 1011M,”