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March 18, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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am Norman Eveleth, Simpson Timber Co. personnel man, was elected president of the Mason County UGN at the annual meeting of the group at noon Friday in the Timbers Restaurant. Other officers elected include Bob Rodgers, vice-president; Betty VanderWegen, secretary, and Dick Holland, treasurer. Named as members of the board of trustees for three-year terms were Lillian Peste, Harry James, Dick Endicott, AI Ford, Torger Lee, Merv Hellman, Dick Holland, Charles Neth and Laurel Nelson. Laurel Nelson, chairman of the 1970 fund drive, reported the drive last year was up about five per cent from the amount raised in 1969 or about $1,000. He stated the amount of money which was raised was about $9,000 short of the agency requests. There were two new agencies added to the group this year. Kinde rgarten Count Is By School District The Shelton School District needs a count of kindergarten students for the 1971-72 school year early, Supt. Louis Grinnell said this week. The count is needed, he said, in order to determine the number of kindergarten classes which will be necessary for the next school Judge Rules No Criminal Charge B. Franklin Heuston, sitting at judge pro-tern in Mason County District Justice Court Tuesday afternoon, ruled there was no basis for criminal charges against Steven Deissen in connection with tools which both Deissen and Steven Nymann, owner of ttood Canal Yacht Basin, both claim. Nymann testified Deissen was a former employee at the yacht basin, and, that Deissen had some tools of his own when he came to work. During the time Deissen was employed, Nymann said, Deissen transferred his interest in the tools to Nymann tot money which he (Deissen) owed. Deissen was discharged in Sept., 1970 after a disagreement between the two, and, later returned and picked up the tools in question. Deissen was arrested as he left with the tools on a complaint by Nymann. Deissen testified he had signed title to the tools over to Nymann in order to coUect insurance for year. Students must be five years old before Sept. 1, 1971 in order to be enrolled, the superintendent said. He asked all parents who will have youngsters entering kindergarten next year to contact the elementary school which they will be attending either in person or by telephone before April 1 and give the child's name and birth date. Parents who do not know which school service area they are in can contact Ken Gesche, director of elementary education, at Evergreen Elementary School. 426-8281, with the information. The actual registration for kindergarten will be held later in the spring, Grinnell said. County Rejects Car Lease Bids The Mason County Commission, on the recommendation of Sheriff John Robinson, rejected both bids on leasing two cars to the Sheriff's Department. The bids were opened at the commission meeting Monday. The bids were from S.L. Savidge Equipment Co., Seattle, and Whit Reading Motor Lease, Olympia. Robinson said a car pool arrangement which had been instituted in his department had taken care of the need for additional cars for this year. According to a report on the 1970 campaign presented at the meeting, a total of $17,123.79 in cash and pledges were received compared to $16,259.40 in 1969. Broken down by division for 1 970 and 1969, the figures showed $7,153 in the business division in1970 compared to 7,287.80 in 1969; in the government division, the 1970 total was 1,500.05 compared to $1,028.75 in 1969; in the miscellaneous and mailing division, the 1970 total was $1,006 compared to $1,178.95 in 1969; in the payroll deduction division, the 1970 total was $6 ,41 9.24 compared to $5,904.40 in 1969; in the professional division, the 1970 total was $1,045.50 compared to $860 in 1969. Member agencies have been allocated $16,500 for 1971, the report stated. Group Seeks To Form Elks Club A group which is interested in forming an Elks Club in this area has been meeting every. Wednesday evening at the Hallmark Inn at 8 p.m. to discuss their plans. Anyone interested is welcome to attend the meetings. The group says it must have 400 new members in order to get an Elks organization chartered here by the grand lodge. The district deputy grand exhaulted ruler was a guest at the last meeting. Tom Savage is chairman of the committee which is working on tile project and John Dorn is secretary. Report Given A report by an evaluation team from the State Department of Public Instruction office of the Pioneer School District operation was released last week. The recommendations from the state group include more coordination of the programs and between members of the staff. The complete text of the report is printed on pages 16 and tools which were stolen in a u rtde~ l't~rLn's He stated he understood money had been withheld from his~wages to repay the money he owed to Nymann. He stated he had gone to the yacht basin to get the tools to use on a job he had obtained in Oregon. Heuston stated in his ruling Deissen had taken the tools under a claimed right of ownership, and, there was no basis for a criminal action. The county engineer was 17 of The Journal this week. q~tFd approval to call for bids ............ for liquid asphalt for the county road department. Youth Jailed Rodney M. Corey, 22, 1729 5th Ave., Bremerton, was arrested by Shelton Police early Wednesday morning on a charge of possession of marijuana. lie was arrested at Binger's Service station at 3:39 a.m. He is being held in the city jail in lieu of $300 bail. The Shelton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors failed to take action on a resolution asking for proposed budget cuts in funds for the Extension Service and research for Washington State University to be reviewed and placed on an equitable basis with other WSU programs. The proposed resolution was brought to the Chamber Director's meeting Wednesday morning by James Barrom, chairman of the committee, and County Agent Harold Van De Riet. Only three members of the board of directors were present at the meeting. A motion to approve the resolution by Jerry Swartos failed to receive a second and was not voted on. Other members of the board attending the meeting were Walt Parsons and Ron Elledge. Barrom and Van De Riet had appeared at the board meeting Friday morning to discuss a proposed resolution on the subject. They had been asked to prepare a resolution and submit it for consideration at the next board meeting. At the meeting Friday, the Festival Meeting The Mason County Forest Festival Association will meet at 8 p.m. today in the PUD 3 conference room to continue discussion of plans for the 1971 Festival. Committee chairmen for the various Festival activities have been named. They include Jim Connolly, concessions; Cal Poe, logging show; Darryl Cleveland, parade; Robert Barstad, poster contest; Jerry Samples, street decorations; Frank Travis and Max Schmidt, reviewing stand and lunch; Floyd Powell, queen selection; Edee Larson, queen's chaperone; Rocky Hembroff, queen's visitations; Gayle Wentz, queen's banquet; ITT Rayonier Inc., queen's float; Simpson Timber Co., Paul Bunyan float; Chloe Scoles, county princesses. Chairmen for the kiddie's parade, button sales and window decorations are yet to be named. HEAR Professor of Theology, Northwest College SUNDAY, MARCH 21 and 28 SHELTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD 1521 Monroe St. Mason Younglund, Pastor iscusses esolu ion board voted to change the time and day of their meetings to 7:15 a.m. on Wednesdays. Van De Riet explained that the Extension Service with which he is connected as county agent here, receives about one third of its financing from the state, one third from the federal government and one third from the county. The state budget for the Extension service was about $7.9 million for this year, and, that a 28 per cent reduction about $2.4 million, had been proposed for the coming year. He stated the total budget cut for Washington State University in the budget being considered by the State Legislature was $8 million of which $5 million was to be cut from the experiment program and the Extension Service. This would make a cut in the state funds for the WSU research program about 20 per cent and for the Extension Service 28 per cent. The resolution proposed by the Agriculture committee of the chamber asked the cuts in the research and Extension Service funds be on the same basis as the rest of the WSU budget, rather than be cut so much more severely as had been proposed. Van De Riet stated one of the areas which would feel the cuts was the 4-H program in the county° There are presently about 350 4-H members in the county. Other work of the Extension Service office, he said, is in the areas of the lake study, solid waste management, and information for Christmas tree growers and farmers. Van De Riet said if the proposed budget cuts are not changed, the lake study program which was being conducted on five lakes in Mason County would probably be dropped. He stated just exactly what effects the budget cuts would have as far as the local office was concerned had not yet been outlined. Another person who backed restoration of the cuts in the WSU budget was A, Lars Nelson, State Grange Master, who spoke to the Chamber membership meeting last Thursday night at the Hallmark Inn. Nelson said there must be research in agriculture and the widespread dissemination of the information learned. He stated the cut in the Extension Service budget would cause irreparable damage to the program and would eliminate about 200 persons from the program. He said the continue its efforts to needed funds budget. Nelson covered a subjects in his talk restrictions in he said, if not would result in produce and higher He supported co operation of the N Hanford, stating provides the safest destructive force availabl~ production of electric He also oppO.' government proposed breaking Department of placing its functions departments in the government. /1 C_ Regular & Hard-to-Hold $1.25 Value. Factor Hair Spray All Sun ;lasses SLIM MINT 36's. Reg. $1.98. ducing Tablets NOW NOW :i:::::" • PRICE FIBER TI11 Regularly 49¢ e; Available in and Black. SCRIPTO. Regularly $3.95. Vu-Tane Lighter 3-ONLY, Model No. 37. Reg. $29.95 Water Pit Deluxe .ovv Daytime 15s NOW Reg. 98¢ This Coupon Worth On Purchase ofAny GENERAL ELECTRIC FRY PAN Coupon Good March 18-20, 1971 Cash Value 1/20th ¢ 9-VOLT. Regularly 69¢ Ray-O-Vat Battery 2-Only Jubilee, 27-Piece. Reg. $7.98 Punch Bowl 1-Only Kodak. Regularly $34.50 Movie Camera Outfit 1-Only. 15x30x45x60 Power. Tasc0 Telescope Reg. $29.95 NOW NOW NOW 1-Only, 9x35 Power. Reg. $39.95 Tasc0 Binoculars NOW This Coupon worth Firemen Attend Class At UW Assistant Chief George Hunter * and Capt. Mike Longan of the Shelton Fire Department are attending a two day school sponsored by the Northwest Fire Investigators Association. The school is being held at Moses Lake and will consist of both class work and field investigation of actual fire problems. Revival Set A revival has been scheduled March 28-April 4 at the Northside Baptist Church, Olympic Highway N and C St. Rev. Gilbert Skaar will be the evangelist and his wife, Greta, will direct the music. The program will start at 7:30 p.m. each evening. The programs are open to the public, says Rev. Paul Butterfield, pastor of the church. Fashioned Goodness" of AVAILABLE IN: "BUCKETS "BASKETS • FAMILY PACKETS 1729 Olympic Hwy. N. Mt. View 1332 )ic Hwy. S. e Wallhide® Latex Flat Wall Paint. The great latex cover-up: covers in half the time. No need to fill and sand hairline cracks, and the one-coat process easily covers most stained or dirty surfaces. Wallhide dries to touch in thirty minutes, and brushes are soap and water washable. Regularly $8.47". Now only $6.19 gallon. Satinhide® Trim Enamel. Satinhide is a must for repeated- ly washed woodwork in kitchens, bathrooms and children's rooms. Goes on easily - and it now comes in hundreds of colors to match Wallhide Paints. 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