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Voting en ,EY KRAMER for the Young Award is taking the $helton Public People in eight are their favorite All ballots April 10. Voting OVer the Northwest election to select book from the of the winning presented the Award at of the, Pacific Association Jeep by Keith Robertson; Veronica Ganz by Marilyn Sachs; Eyes in the Fishbowl by Zilpha Snyder; Pirate's Island by John Townsend and Tuned Out by Maia Wojciechowska. Don't miss this opportunity to help the book you enjoyed the most win this award. Cast your vote at the Shelton Public Library, the library is open from noon to 9 p.m . Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. 1971 award by Lloyd of the Fat ; Ann by Natalie by John the Pest by JOUrney. from by Meindert Eddie by Escape to Alexander Unicorns by ~; Take Wing by the Wolf' Dog Year of the PUD Men Papers of the Mason 3 Engineering and were at the 23rd Power and ~ce at Port Don Smith of Insulated ors, and ~n. While Fitchitt Modified Unit Concept These unusual ethods were No. 3 to meet of the COUnty. is held each for the ~eration among ideas and Utilization. Plans Service a cantata will be evening People of Church. nd most in all the greatest is ao greater nd Was Uently death shown Easter Request L George Cooke of Sheltort acquired somewhat of a reputation as a sunflower grower during a two-year stay in New Zealand which is following him .... home. Cooke recently received a letter from Mrs. Heather Marsh of Wellington N.Z., asking to buy a few of his sunflower seeds. She learned about the seeds from a story in a New Zealand newspaper. 'The story told how Cooke, who found the sunflowers in that country muc.h smaller than those here, had planted four seeds .... which had accidentally fallen into his tool box before he left Shelton. Cooke said after the stories appeared in newspapers there, he had a number of requests to buy seeds. Cooke and his family returned to Shelton late last year after spending about two years in New Zealand. ncer The Mason County Unit of the American Cancer Society met March 31, at the Methodist Church in Shelton to make plans ax this Eagles Planning Auction Sale May 1 and 2 marks a public auction to be held at the Eagles Hall at Sanderson field. Proceeds will go to buy land to build a new Eagles Hall. Anyone having anything usable and wish to donate it may call Henry Coffey, Wally Dundas or Ray Morkert for pick up, according to Hank Coffey chairman of the project. May 15 and 16 District 3 youth convention will be held in Shelton. Soliciting of ads for the program is now underway. The money so obtained will be used to feed the youngsters. A list of activities will be published later with the location of the registration locations named, according to Ray Mars Youth Guidance Chairman. Meetings are now beginning at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. OEO Office Is Given Grant The Office of Economic Opportunity had granted $186,200 to the Mason-Thurston Community Action Council, Olympia, to provide for management and encourage residents to organize and take action to deal with their problems. The project director is Samuel Start On A Continued abnormal rainfall, low temperatures and heavy snow pack in the higher elevations have kept fire danger low causing an additional postponement of the opening of the 1971 fire season in western Washington, Bert L. Cole, Commissioner of Public Lands announced this week. "Normally, burning permits are required on March 15 in western Washington," Loren Tucker, DNR Fire Control DivisionSupervisor said, "but because of continued wet weather the burning permit requirement will be delayed until April 15". Economic reasons also figure into delaying the fire permit season, Tucker pointed out. Because of a shortage of funds stemming from extra costs incurred during the severe 1970 fire season, very little seasonal Local Students On Honor Roll Nine students from Shelton are among those on the fall quarter honor roll at Central Washington State College, Ellensburg- Students on the honor roll have achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher. Jacobs. The main purpose of theThe students include James K. Will nett Darleen Gray, Wayne r grant is to assist low-incomeBen .... rte tson, Robert cole, ~ary family heads to higher education Rober in the i .... , ..... ~. ....,ha; m^r Robert Whitener, Joyce ne her Vlckle Pierce and Juhe employment and to develop Fis , ' " .~ --youth councils~ Ziegler~ r.C'p ,aa'" k,.aCaae \ FOR EASTER Ma ero, ine ,oe, / LATIVE ,LACED/ //,iF%] /are" SLACK P~TtHT Regular $15.99 zZ Pretty pumps...Unbelievably low priced.. Elegantly interlaced.,, Exquisitely crafted by a famous maker Shoes as fine as these are seldom seen these days.., buy a pair of each color for your most beautiful attire. WHITE KID SHOE DEPT MRS. JO ANN CAMPBELL, left, and John C. 'Ragan will head the residential part of the Cancer Crusade fund drive here. Plans for the drive are being completed. rive for the 1971 Cancer Crusade in Mason County. The meeting was followed by a short film regarding a 15 help will be employed until April 15, with the bulk of wardens to be hired later in the spring or as need arises. Although the weather outlook is favorable at this time, Tucker warned a sudden change may cause an increase in fire danger, making it necessary to put the burning permit requirement into effect at any given date prior to April 15. The fits season in Washington lasts until the fall rains arrive which is usually in mid-October. onn testimonial by Fred Steinmark, former University of Texas football star, who lost a leg from cancer. Joe Coogan, president of the local unit, announced plans for a kick-off meeting for the 1971 residential cancer crusade to be led by John Ragan and Mrs. JoAnn Campbell. The meeting will be April 16 with the time and place to be announced later. Intermediate Board To Meet The Intermediate School District 113 Board of Education will hold its regular meeting in the South Bend Elementary School April 8, starting at 8 p.m. THE THING generally raised on city land is taxes. Charles Dudley '~/arner Supplies may be Prices good Thursday through Saturday Only 12-OUNCE LIQUID. REG. $1.98 FROM SLIDES. JUMBO SIZE, REG. 50 EA. REG. $3.33 ' 'Sx7 A REG. $1.50 VALUE DON'T FORGET BY NoRCROSS HIGH FASHION BY CAPRICE ORIGINALS- WERE $4.95 & $5.95 ^ ~ to 7"30 weekda s and Open :~'ov " y "-0 to 6 P m. Saturda 9:3 " y 5th & Franklin 426.3327 The Shelton Rotary Club recently received a letter from Linda Mounts, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Horace Mounts, Shelton. Miss Mounts is spending a year in Germany under the Rotary International Student Exchange Program. She is in Darmstadt, Germany. Dear Rotarians, The month of March is already here. The snow of winter falls on the flowers of spring. Seems like the seasons are in competition. Spring should soon come out ahead. Last week there were two Rotary activities that I would like to share with you. One evening there was a special program for two Rotary Clubs and one Lions Club in the Hessiche Landesmuseum. After an introduction we heard the history of an old violin that was made by Antonio Stradivari, an Italian violin-maker (1644-1737). This violin is the oldest of its kind. The first violinist from the Darmstadt Symphony Orchestra played the Stradivari violin and another violin so that we could hear the difference in tones. We heard pieces by Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven. It was a very interesting program. In Wiesbaden the young men's Rotary Club and sons and daughters of Rotarians met in a small theater. We saw the plays "The American Dream" and "The Sandbox" both written by Edward Albee. An hour of discussion followed. The entire group was invited to a reserved room in a nearby hotel for coffee and kuchen. This gave us an opportunity to speak with several young people from different cities. We may meet them again in other Rotary activities. I must tell you about Fasching, the celebration before Ash Wednesday. This is the time for feasting, dressing up in costumes, eating and drinking and just being merry. Some Fasching parties and balls begin as early as the beginning of February. The actual Fasching days are the four days before Ash Wednesday. In the large cities there are parades. I had the experience of being in Mainz to see the seven-kilometer- long parade. There were over 3,000 participants in the parade of floats and bands. The streets were colorfully decorated. Often costumed dummies could be seen on window sills. Streamers and confetti filled the air. Many of the parade watchers were also in costumes, especially children. The favored costumes were clowns, princesses and cowboys. Fasching music could always be heard. Many times the crowds along the streets linked arms and swayed from right to left (or vice versa. It is rather uncomfortable when the people on one side of you are going one way, the people on the other side going the opposite way with you caught in between!) singing in loud voices with the music. All in all, it was quite a merry time. Several class activities have taken place in the last month. The Eleonore school owns a large house in the Odenwald near the small town of Michaelbach. From February to May, each class spends one week there. Seventeen girls from my class and two teachers spent the week in Landheim. In the mornings we studied mathematics. In the afternoons we took walks around the rolling countryside. Our longest walk was three hours. Often the rest breaks were spent in cafes where plenty of tea and kuchen are found. In the evenings we studied the history, art, and culture of Rome in preparation for the class trip to Rome next September. The week was lots of fun. With my class I have visited an auto factory in Russelsheim. In Karlsruhe we visited a nuclear center and an oil refinery. The visitations included films, discussions, and tours. These are extensions to the education of the students in our school. I am now spending % of each week in a kindergarten seminar. I enjoy being with the children in the kindergarten. Sometimes communication is a little difficult. German can sure get muddled coming from the mouth of a child. The training classes of the seminar for studying students are also interesting, especially the arts and crafts class. I am only attending this seminar until April, but in the meanwhile, I'm thoroughly liking the experience. Mozart's "The Magic Flute" was the most recent opera I have seen. It took place in the Opera House in Frankfurt. It was a good production which I enjoyed seeing. Many greetings to all. Most sincerely, Linda LOST, YESTERDAY, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever. Horace Mann MEN NEEDED in this area to train as LIVESTOCK LEARN TO BUY CATTLE, HOGS AND SHEEP St sale barns, feed Isle mid ranches. We prefer to trldn men 21 to SS with ilvostook ex- perience. For local I~tecltel, write age, phone, address lind background to: NATIONAL MEAT PACKERS TRAINING 224 80. III el., DePt. 11-176 San Joee, California 811111 Insurance Poor? 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