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Entered as second class matter at the post office at Shelton, Washington, 10 Cents per Cop under Act of March 8, 1879. Published weekly at 227 West Cota. ___ Ba#q-00et Journal Pknned Next Thursday Circulation wlfr, sfrmnd' g2ra;otu  tulCrZe ...... Dr,ve Starts i' dinner ,with seconds, thirds and more if you want), musical en- tertainment, a chance to see and hear a sports celebrity, and a chance to rub elbows with an ath- letic team ? You want to know, huh! Well, it's at the Rotary Club's annual post-season basketball dinner hon- oring the 1963 Highclimber bas- ketball players and their moth- ers. The time s next Thursday night at 6:30. the place is Mt. View school cafeteria. THE TURKEY DINNER is one of those famed feeds prepared by the school kitchen crew and serv- ed by the cute girls of the home economics classes at Irene S. Reed high school. The celebrity is Bob Houbregs, who only s short 10 years ago led the University of Washington Huskies to the Pacific Coast con , ference basketball championship and to the semi-finals of the NCAA tournament, in the process of which he scored 43 points as the Huskies swamped Seattle Un- iversity led by the famous John- ny and Eddie O'Brien twins in the only meeting between the Huskies and the Chieftains in history. THAT WAS THE YEAR Hou- bregs set a Husky scoring record nd became an All-Aberican along with O'Brien, the only time two players from Seattle ever made All-American at the same time. Houbregs followed that up with five years of professional basket- BOB HOUBREGS ball. He zs now supervisor of a All-American Coming boys all-star sports camp near Seattle. "Hoob" will be principal or from any Rotary Club mem- speaker at the banquet, her. Tickets may be purchased at How's that for a $2 bargain, Cells & Valley Appliance Center friend? After 20 Years With &boo/ RETIRING - Mrs. Laura Murphy, clerk of the Shelton School Board, sits at the desk she will vacate April 1 when she retires after 20 years as clerk of the board. Mrs. Laura Murphy will con- clude 20 years as clerk of the Shelton School Board Monday when the board has its reorgani- zation meeting. She Submitted her resignation o the board, effective at the end Jf her current term in office which ends with the reorganization meeting. She says she has no particu- lar plans for her retirement. MRS. MURPHY has seen a lot of changes in the school district )potation since she first took ov- er as clerk. At that time, the mperintendent's office was in the :Irene S. Reed building. It has since been moved to new quart- ers in the Evergreen School. Four new school buildings have been built during her time in of- rice, the Evergreen, Bordeaux, Mt. View and Grant C. Angle build- ingoS4E SCHOOL, the old Lincoln School, has been torn down. The district's budget and pay- roll have increased a great am- ount during the 20 years, she com- mented. Her successor will be seAected Bicycles, watches, cash, and a trip to summer camp are avail- able again this year to enterpris- ing youngsters selling Journal subscriptions in the annual csm- pagin for new readers and re- newals. Boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 15 can start today by fil- ling out the registration coupon on page 12 of this paper and bringing it to the Journal office. Participants have the choice of taking cash commmsions instead of bicycles or watches if they de- sire. In this campaign partici- pants can earn all three if they wish bicycle, watch and cash, or any combination of the three. And of course the top subscription salesman will get the grand prize in addition . . . a week's paid va- cation at smnmer camp. Lead all of the zles on page 12 and then get busy. City Mulls ' Water, Sewer For Park Development of Callanan Pm ms progressed about as far as .'an until water and sewer lines ::or r'st room facilities, and, for ase in watering plants, the Shel- :on City Commissmn was told Tuesday night. " A delegation of Jaycees ap- peared at the commissic{n meeting to ask if the city had funds av- il.'ble to install" the water and sewer lines. City u)mr':isor Pat Byrne said he h;d mi(te a rough estimate o: !./n)nt $2.300 for just matvrials to :11 the waLer and sewer 1.o where ',,e 1)}ms eaii for the permaneI ,.s room facilities. MAYOR FRANK TRAVIS said that there was no provision flz the 1963 budget for the work and it was doubtful if that amount of funds could be squeezed out. Arnold Fox, acting as spokes- man for the Jaycees.-said the , group had been working on the park with the idea it could be put into shape for use by the public this summer. Byrne suggested the possibility of temporary restroom facilities for this summer in a location clo- ser to existing water and sewer lines. Travis said tills appeared to be the best bet and suggested city officials and Jaycee representa- tives explore the possibility. iF SUCH A PLAN could be worked out, Travis said, the com- mission would do its best to find the money some place in the bud- get to get the job done. The Jaycees also asked the city to establish the grade on E street so the planned parking lot can be graded off. Byrne said he would get this done. Byrne reported to the commis- sion that the contractor's work on the repair of the Angle Way slide area was complete. A letter was received from Con- gresswoman Julia Butler Hansen stating she had contacted the Community Facilities Corporation about the city's request for funds under the Accelerated Public Works Program and that a check on the status of the request was in progress. Police Chief Paul Hinton said 1963 dog licenses are now avail- able and that the 1962 licenses expire June 30. Licenses purch- by the board at the Monday re- ased now will be good until June organization meeting. 30, 1964, he said. Kindergarten Students Registered REGISTRATION DAY  it was registration day for next fall's kindergarten students in the Shetton School District Tuesday and Wednes- day. These three youngsters look at Picture books under the watchful eyes of two Campfire Girls while their mothers were completing the registration forms. They are, left to right, Charlene Barron, Freddie Bedell and June Bar- ton, Freddie and June wore gettiflg rgietercd while Charlene came along to keep an eye on what sister June was doing. Those whose last names began with the letters in the first half of the alphabet registered Tuesday morning with 104, mostly kindergarten students, registering. The registration was completed Wednesday af- ternoon. Turnout this year appeared better than last when a total of 150 incoming students were registered, As 1963 Forest Festival G00een RANDI TUSON VIRGINIA HOLLATZ LYNN E STEVENS FMoA2 L;eNtiHaUG2uE:n i lwo Sentenced Foreign Students "Visit. lien, For Burglary As Part Spring Varatton Tour Leonard N. Hodgson. Shelton, Six foreign students from the The students will also be taken was sentenced to a maximum of 15 years in the State Penitentiary in Walla Walla on a charge o second degree burglary in Mason County Superior Court Friday by Judge.harles T. Wright. Hodson pleaded guilty to the ch'arge:2'He was arrested by Ma- son County Sheriff's officers March 17 and was charged with entering a summer home on Phil- lips Lake blonging to Margaret Lane. Auburn. Hodgson also admitted several other home burglaries in the coun- ty, the Prosecuting Attorney's of- rice said. Wilma Getschmman. arrested with Hodgson for entering the Lane house, was given a two-year deferred sentence by Judge Wright after pleading guilty. She requested a court-appointed attorney and John Ragan was named by Judge Wright to repre- sent her. After a short conference with Ragan, she entered her plea. We/Fare Advisory Committee Set By Commissioners The Mason County Commission Monday named a group of local citizens as members of the Wel- fare and Juvenile Advisory com- mittee. I The list was compiled from] names submitted by organizations which has been asked to suggest possible board members. Named to the committee were University of Washington are guests in Shelton homes Wednes- day, today and Friday. They arrived here from South Bend Wednesday afternoon and will return to Seattle Friday after- noon. Their stay here is sponsored by Women's Society for Christian Ser- vice-Of the First Methodist Church and the Shelton Rotary Club. THE WSCS HAD a pot luck for them at the Church Wednesday evening and they will be gaests at the Rotary meeting at noon today. Informal evenings at the host family homes are planned for to- night and a visit to Shelton Schools is planned for Friday. Forest Festival Meeting Tonight The Mason County Forest Fest- ival Association will meet at 8 p. m. today in the conference room of the PUD 3 building to discuss further plans for this year's fes- tival. Forest Festival membership cards have been put in a number of local businesses and in the hands of members of various lo- cal organizations, M. M. (Bud) Lyon, who is in charge of the membership sales for the Rotary Club, which is handling the sales this year, urg- ed all-Mason County residents to support the Festival by purchas- ing a membership. The membership cards will be exchanged for the traditional For-. est Festival Button tt a later date. on tours of local industry in which they are interested. The tour, held during spring va- cation at UW, is arranged by the Foundation for Understanding ,Through. Students at UV. Similar groups of students: are visiting' (ither Washington cities and tovno The six ;.stUders..-i+.t ": gi:6fit) to Visff here are Antho/y WiloB, Wariboko West. Cyril Emehdu and Ade Abiodun all of Nigeria, Africa Massood Gelani, Iran, and Sasbar Asif. Dr. Douglas Larson. of the Ro- tary Club. is in charge of arrange- ments for the student's visit, The group who is isiting here have been in Hoquiam and South Bend before eomig o Shelton. School District is Ailoted Federal Fun00s Shelton School District has been allocated $12.941 in federal fnnds under Public Law 874. Sens. Warren !{agnuson and Henry M_. Jackson announced this week. Under this law, federal funds are allocated to school districts which have increased enrollment because of federal installations. Students Plan 50.Mile Hike The hiking bug has hit Irene S. Reed High School. Planning to leave Saturday morning on a 50-mile hike are 22 students. They intend to leave here at 6 a.m. and plan to go to Allyn, Belfair, down the Hood Canal through Union and back to [ Shelton, hoping to make it in nine hours. MARILYN MILLS Herb Hergert. Mrs. Arne Johnson, Mrs, Ruth Brod. Valentine Sienko, Robert Rice Darrell Sparks, Mrs. Jack Sandvig, Mrs. Vera Short- sleeves, Glen Ferguson, Laurie Carlson. V. T. Connolly, Clara Eastwood Sam Theler and Harry Ehnlund. The commission voted to open bids at 1:30 p.m. April 15 on a brush ripper attachment for two of the county tractors. The county's liability insurance was renewed with [le Angle Ag- ency. An estimate of $486.72 for re- pairing the jail roof was submit- ted by the Olson Roofing Co. The estimate was approved by the commission, subject to approval by the prosecuting attorney. County Young Democrats To Meet Mason County Young Demo- crats will meet at 8 p.m. tonight h the Court House. Because of a change in the con- .titution of the State organization, officers for the club must be elec- ted over again. The election will 'be held at the meeting tonight. Oi|.v Fire Permits In Effect .April I ire permits will be required ior outside burning within the city limits of Shelton after April 1. it was announced this week. Permits are not needed for in- cinerators or screened burning barrels. Permits may be obtained by cal- ling the City Fire Department at 426-8123, The Mason County Forest Fes- livH Queen this year will be Mar- ::yn Hughes, a five-foot, five-inch miss with dark hair and hazel eyes. Marilyn, 17, and a senior at h'ene S. Reed high school was se- lected this week by the judging committee from the five candi- dates She will be crowned :May 23 at the queen's banquet, the first ma- jql:, -,etivity of tle three-day For- est Festival. THE NEW QUEEN was born in Shelton June 12, 1945 and lives with her parents, Mr. and iVfrs Albert Hughes and brothers Frank and Larry at 1121 Harvard in TANKS ARRIVE-M/Sgt, Ken Rose administra- State. The tanks M-48's with 90 mm weapons, tire supply technician for the Shelton National arrived about noon Friday from Camp Hurry Guard Unit, looks over the two tanks the unit received Friday. The unit was recently switched from an artillery unit to Company B, First Medium Tank Battalion, 303rd Armored im the reorganization of the National Guard in the { Work00Done On Shelton ! Port Owned Facilities . hnprovement of some Port owned facilities has been on agenda of the Shelton Port Com- mission in recent weeks. Painting of the hanger at the Airport has been completed. The parking lot and launch ap- proach on the port's property at Arcadia has been graveled to in]- prove it. Plans are being worked up on chmges at the city dock to im- prove the facilities there. and will be used by the local unit in training. Three additional tanks assigned to the udit will remain at Camp Hurry. The Shelton. National Guardsmen got their first look at the tanks at their drill Monday night. GUN ROLLS OUT-One of the 455 Howitzers which the Shelton National Guard unit had during its time as an artillery unit rolled out of town Friday al=ter.noon des.qned for Seattle where it went to Battery B, First Battalion, 146th Field Artillery. L oral National 6ua rd 6et00 Two Tanks ShelLon. She is completing her fourth year as a school yell leader, hav- ing etarted in Junior high school. Her other school activities in- clude membership in the Pep club, Honor Society, Thespians and La- tin Club. She plans to attend Vashing- ton State University to become a biology' teacher. Her father is employed by Ray- onier at its research lab here. The four other candidates will be members of the'queen's court. THEY ARE: Lynne Stevens. 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Stevens, Grapeview, and Ran- di Tuson. 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodger Tuson. Island. Lake, seniors at Irene S. Reed High school; :Marlyn Mills, 17. daugh- ter of Joselh F. Mills. Belfair. and a senior at North Mason hig'l school, and Virginia Hollatz, 18. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hollatz, Matlock, a senior at Mary IV[. Knight high school. The queen was selected by a judging committee named by the Forest Festival Association. ]vIembers of the judging com- mittee were A. S. (Steve) Viger, 3Zrarden Stroud and Lillian Nor- vold. Sheltoh: Carl Izett. Allyn, land Helen \\;Vright, Union.