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Beckwith's ,{ Shelt Mc- Store, Smoke Wivell's 0n Laundry, Loop Lunch, Western 3’ Motors, d Service, M C. Zin- . A. C. Ba efillers, Shel- Shelton Meat l waste De; O—octane ‘ :rease _,, an) :e of plan 011 es in u m oui. j , Service, 3 Richfield ervice, Mo~ Shell Ser- QmPaHY. Dun- ’ksm1th’s Cigar ’ Paulson’s :‘ , “Eric. Carlson -. e. Pclsar, L. M. 00' enmay Store, 8 Store, gliattle-First Na- Mrug Store, Da- Conkey Phar- "re. Driskel asidies, 0e - Shop, Re 1 er, . F' Gee’s Gil- Oil Com- ets in the fair. which i . and hit ndmons due to 000 "e‘merton’s . . In the “Ct. Elven to any Phone ldel‘s Meet the B . ayshore exItNl¥uh0lid their es ay af- Clack in the di 11g 0 notices _9 757 prize eggs be hidden in 757 dif—I way: RS, Too eggs are only “‘3’ Which the. find, for sev-‘ park along with, ’1 addition, eight , ear the name i 0!‘ l 9 Place whose. y ‘the auditorium to see er ury Grocery, I ‘. - ell . . t 18 “63,355, which opened yesterday and closes follow the talks and the business ,,_ dill; Many Candy Eggs I Ross Orchestra Proving Popular é Choice For Dance! Since announcing last Week their selection of David Ross and his eleven-piece orchestra to play Eat the annual Spring Frolic, Shel- lton Activians have been receiv— ing numerous compliments on Itheir choice from Shelton dance lovers who have heard Ross' musicians in action. After an extended engagement at the famous Trianon Ballroom in Seattle, Ross‘ orchestra will .‘play at the annual Active Club spring frolic April 19 at the Blue Ox. The club had to go to considerable expense to obtain fthe-Ross orchestra which with leleven pieces will be one of the Ilargest dance bands the Blue Ox lhas ever seen, but the club felt I that Mason County dancers would ,appreciate the treat and support éthe spring frolic in large num- ', bers. One Shelton resident remarked yesterday that he had heard the Ross orchestra at the Trianon and that “in my opinion it’s tops." Tickets were distributed last night and may be purchased from any jShelton Activian now. No advance ,in popular price has been made I top-notch orchestra. SERVICE CLUBS TO GIVE JOINT LADIES PROGRAM TUESDAY Two Outstanding Films on Log- ging to be Shown; Din- ner at High School l l l l l Kiwanians and Activians will ‘enjoy a joint ladies’ night pro- gram next Tuesday evening fea- turing two outstanding motion nicolor, on the logging industry, with the public invited to join in seeing the pictures. The joint service club ladies’ night program will be held at the ,Irene S. Reed high school with a 6:30 dinner prepared and served by the home economics classes in the social room. After the dinner ,the group will move upstairs to the pic- ,tures, one being the Weyerhaeues- .er Timber Company film, “Trees . i and Homes,” acclaimed as the fin- est logging film yet produced and. Iwhich enjoyed an extended run lat the Fifth Avenue theatre in ’Seattle, the other the Willamette rHyster Company’s film, “Logs ' and Lumber." The pictures will be shown starting at eight o’clock and the. public is invited to join with the service club members and their ladies at that time. During the dinner program Ro- deric Olzendam, public relations agent for the Weyerhaeuesor Timber Company, will give a brief talk. The program was arranged by the Kiwanis Club with CharleSg Runacres, Simpson Logging Com-I pany executive, as chairman. The Active Club was invited by theI Kiwanians to join in and so last night the Activians cancelled their weekly Wednesday night meeting in favor of the Tuesday night program next week. ACTIVIANS ROLLING UP MORE MAN-MILEAGE Hitting high gear in their ef- forts to compile mileage in the inter-club visitation contest forl District One clubs, Shelton Activ— lans made trips to Raymond last Monday, Montesano last Tuesday. tonight go to Aberdeen and next Wegnesday trek up to Pork Town- sen . Tonight’s attraction at Aber- deen is a big crab feed and a trip through the Pioneer Brewery arranged by the Aberdeen club for all District One clubs. At least a dozen Shelton Activians indicated last night they would make the trip tonight. Four of them made the Ray- mond trip Monday, three the Mon- tesano trip Tuesday, and a couple of carloads are expected to g0 32; Port Townsend next Wednes- 3’5 N Land Sale Deadline This Saturday N con Applications for the purchase of. tax title land held by Mason Coun- ty at the tenth public auction sale being held May 24 by the county commissioners Will be ltaken up to noon this coming iSaturday at the county auditor’s ' office. iLoop At Spokane For ,despite the extra expense of thisl :pictures, both in sound and tech-? MOODY . D. 0 . 6017 S. E. 86TH PORTLAND. OREGON lSEEclllllo l Gilli lRlRE , IN Cllllll’AlGN Subscriptions Obtained Between April 12 And April 19 To Count In New Campaign For Circulation Now one of the boys and girls who are active in The Shelton- Mason County Journal's subscrip— Ition and prize campaign will be more fortunate than ever R by .the time the reports for Satur- day, April 19, are in, one of the candidates will be $10 richer, in addition to being a winner on May 3 of one of the cash com— missions, or a brand new bicycle. For The Journal today announc— es a new subscription and prize campaign in which it will give a $10 cash prize to the candidate obtaining the most points for se- curing new subscriptions just be- tween Saturday morning, April 12, and Saturday night, April 19. Here is an opportunity for an am- ibitious candidate to earn a wel- come cash award in addition to one of the original awards, for just eight days of pleasant com— lpetition. New Campaign The $10 cash prize is a new campaign. It is separate from the original campaign in which bicycles and cash commissions are offered to candidates. See the large advertisement in this issue for full details. l The prizes offered in this cam- paign (particularly now with the new $10 cash prize for just eight days) are well worth the efforts of the entire family. Parents should get behind their entry, help them with actual work and ad- vice to the end that their own favorite candidate will win one of the major awards. The Journal is especially anxious that parents should come to the office with their children to re- ceive full details of the campaign and learn how' they can best help to get one of the prize bicycles for their own family. 21 Days To Go Tile Journal campaign is ex- ‘ pected to get under way in earnest this week, and since it will run only 21 more working days, it is essential that candidates utilize their spare time to do their work. Help them all you can. , ‘ ' : Names of active candidates in the campaign will appear in each Tuesday issue hereafter during the campaign. Watch for them. All subscribers, both paid up and those in arrears, are remind- ed that until Saturday, May 3, (the last day of the campaign) is their last opportunity to renew or subscribe to The Journal at the reduced rate of $4.00 for two- years by carrier and $3.00 for two years by mail, a saving of $1.00l on a two-year subscription. After that date all subscriptions will be at the regular price. Candidates receive full credit for both past due and advance subscriptions. County To Make Seed Available To Needy Groups Families struggling to make their own way and keep off the welfare rolls are going to get assistance from Mason County through the provision of garden seeds this year. commissioners Tuesday set aside a. $25 fund for the purchase of garden seeds for “borderline” families not now coming under the wing of the welfare depart- ment, thus encouraging those fam- ilies to raise their own gardens and thereby gain that degree of help in remaining off public as- sistance rolls. The fund and the purchase of the seeds will be administered and supervised by County Agent Clint- on Okerstrom, the resolution stip- ulated. Continuing its first-of-the-month session, the board yesterday de~ clared unsafe for public use the bridge on that section of the Old Olympic highway near Lilliwaup which was turned back to the county by the state, asked the state highway department to post speed limit signs at both entranc- es to Allyn, ordered the county treasurer to distribute $5,825.88 from the Federal Forest Reserve fund to 19 county school districts according to recommendations of County School Supt. J. E. Mar~ tin, and declined to take action on Dr. Harry Deegan’s applica- tion for the lease or purchase of the old county racetrack near the airport until it is determined whe- ther the property is wanted by thliNavy for part of its proposed auXIIlary landing field. General Welfare Club To Hear Case, Frances Members of General Welfare club will hear State Treasurer Inland Education Meet City School Supt. H. E. LOOP is in Spokane today to attend the annual convention of the Inland Empire Educational Association, Saturday. Otto Case and Mert Frances, both of Olympia and'active in old age penSlon promotion, at the club’s weekly meeting Saturday evening in Memorial Hall. An. entertainment program with danc1ng and refreshments will meeting. Consolidated withTh helton Independent SHELTON, WASHINGTON, Thursday, April 10, 1941. An interesting story under the title “The Pioneers of Wrong- Way Home" is printed in the Saturday Evening Post of April 12th in which all the characters are former residents of Mason County, now based at a lonely and inhospitable settlement on Bristol Bay, Alaska. It tells of the hardships of the past ten years ‘getting a start from scratch into a fairly comfortable existence for all concerned today. Herbert H. Hilscher dug up the story and I An action taken by the county ‘ pieced its various relations to- gether and because we know something of the history it re- lates we suggest its reading. It concerns the Moody, Smith, and Putvin families and the two Moran boys of Shelton, and real- ly dates back some thirty years when Grace Moody of Kamilche Valley went to Alaska to teach and there married Frank Waskey, who made two “stakes” in the in- tervening years and was elected delegate from Alaska, but of late years they have been engaged in mining and trapping. Hardships Promised The story is woven around Mrs. Smith, who was Mabel Moody, and lived in Aberdeen with her family, which included four boys and four girls, in 1931, when times became real hard and Ma- bel wrote to her sister Grace ask- ing about prospects in Alaska. The ‘reply offered some encourage- ment but promised plenty of hard- ship in the unsettled north. So Mr. Smith got a few dollars to- gether and struck out for Bris- tol Bay. After a summer at a cannery enough money was made to send for his family, and with the help of friends they struck out, and the story relates how they finally got together and got through the first winter. ‘ Then Frank Moody, with his wife and four children who were ALL OUISTANDING WARRANTS CALLED IN BY TREASURER Every Fund On Strictly Cash .Basis After $52,000 Call Is Made; Finances Good Every last outstanding regis- tered Mason County warrant was “called in” to be cashed today by Deputy Treasurer Nolan Mason, putting the county on a strictl cash basis down to the last school district. Today’s warrant call involves a sum of $52,200 and wipes the books clean of outstanding regis- tered warrants, showing a great- ly improved financial condition in Mason County over last year. At this time last year a war- rant call of $79,900 was made but it did not quite wipe up all the warrants then outstanding, which totalled $80,300. As of the end of March, 1941, the outstandin registered warrants totalled $49.- 937.47, the call made today taking care also of warrants issued since the first of the month. Splendid tax collections so far account largely for the improved financial condition of the county, Mason said. Two Sheltonians On Federal Panel Two Shelton men, George Young and Walter S. Nash, have been drawn on the panel for possible Federal grand jury duty in Ta- coma, according to newspaper dis- patches from Tacoma yesterday. They were two of 40 Southwest Washington residents whose names were drawn by lot in Fed- eral Court Tuesday. They are to report at Tacoma April 18 at 9:80 a. m. Frank Hale, assistant United States attorney, said the jury would consider only routine cases originating in the southwest Washington District. I Post Article TelIs StruggIes OE‘Mason Countyitcs In Alaska Walla, went to join the Smiths in the little settlement, the father and one son working one season at a cannery but both were drown- ed trying to get home in a storm with their stake, adding to the woes of both families. Then Jim and Mrs. Putvin tired of trying to live on a garden in the states and went north, taking along a small junk sawmill and between sawing lumber for the few houses, fishing, trapping and taking “trout tails," the fisheries de- partment paying bounty for all Dolly Varden Rainbow trout kill- ed because they ate the eggs of salmon and were cutting the runs to Bristol Bay. Enter Moran Brothers Then the Moran boys from Shelton came into the picture, fishing, trapping and tailing, and both spent their off seasons at Anchorage, 350 miles away, learn- ing to fly, with occasional trips to visit the folks here in summer. Myron met a girl at Mosquito Point that he took a fancy to, and it was a question. of marry- ing or buying a plane, but the plane was bought first and paid forpnd then they were married. Both boys are now making good money on the side with their plane because there are no roads, steam- ers aré rare, and all travel is in the air':in that region. Now there is quite a settlement at Aleknagik, which is the name of the, new postoffice, a new school for the growing popula- tion, which was unlike Matanus- ka the only gift of the territory, and 'the Waskeys have settled down. there, Mrs. Waskey at her first love of teaching some forty children. At any rate the story is worth reading because it is all true and tells of real pioneer- ing in a new country where peo- ple have learned to live on their own grit and ingenuity without help from state or government. GARDEN PROJECT IN MASON» COUNTY ., AGAIN WPA PLAN 'Five Local School Districts ' , Cooperate In Sponsoring Garden, Canning Units '.l.‘0 Thirty-six states, including Washington, now have garden and canning projects, under the direc— tion of the Work Projects Admin— istration. From 1935 'through June, 1940, these units canned 45,022,000 quarts of vegetables and fruits and processed 1,280,000-lbs. of foodstuffs, which were distrib- uted to the needy and to the school lunch projects for under— nourished children. Last year, at the Mason Coun- ty poor farm, 2,487 quarts of veg- etables and fruit were canned and 16,290-lbs. of produce proceSSed. Plans have-been formulated this year for garden and canning units to be established in conjunction with ,sehool lunch projects in the Puyallup, Sumner and Gig Har- bor districts, and for the purchase and processing of surplus fruits and garden produce from com- mercial growers. In Mason County plansare un- der way .to lease forty acres from the county farm, and arrange- ments for garden and canning units Will be made at a conference of superintendents and principals of schools at Belfair, Hoodsport, Shelton, Oakland Bay and Lower Skokomish, sponsors of the proj- ects. Grays Harbor county will have units at Hoquiam and Oakville, the seed being furnished by the county superintendent of schools. Oakville school has donated one hundred dollars toward purchase of cans. ‘ M RE-ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL Nels Christensen, Simpson Log- ging company boomman, was re- admitted to Shelton hospital today for treatment of injuries suffered six weeks ago in an accident at the log dump on the waterfront. i COMMUNITY CALENDAR i TONIGHT—Chamber of Com- merce April meeting, 6:30 din- ner, Shelton Hotel, Lieut-Col. Nelson speaking, 7:30, on sel- ective service occupational de- ferments. TONIGHT—Special meeting of city council, p. m., city hall,- to consider bids onvwater sys- tem pipe and accessories. TONIGHT—Boy Scout board of review, 7:30 p. m., McCleary Timber Company offices. TONIGHT—Commercial league bowling, 8 p. m., bowling a1- leys. FRIDAY—Prep baseball, 2:30 p. m., Loop Field, Shelton vs. Centralia, practice game. FRIDAY—City league bowling, 7 and 9 p. m., bowling alleys. FRIDAY—Moose Lodge social program, 8' p. m., Moose Lodge quarters. FRIDAY—Home Guard. Unit drill, 7:30 p. m., Lincoln gym. SATURDAYu—Deadline for fil- ing applications for purchase of tax-title land in 10th public auction salemnoon, auditor‘s of- fice. SATURDAY—Superior court, 10 a. m., courthouse. SUNDAY—Annual kiddies East- er egg hunt, p. m., city park. SUNDAY—Easter Sunday, spec- ial church services in all the churches. '. v MONDAY—County commission- ers, 10 a. m., courthouse. MONDAY—W o m e n ’ s league bowling, 8:15 p. m., bowling al— leys. MONDAY—Book Review by Mrs. Helen Gould, sponsored by Girl Scout Council, p. m., court- house. » MONDAYwH il 1 c r est Improve- ment club meeting, p. m., Bordeaux school. TUESDAY—'Kiwanis Club eve- ning program, Activians and ladies of both clubs invited, 6:30 dinner, Irene S. Reed high school. , Motion picture pro- gram. TUESDAY—Joint meeting of American Legion, V.F.W., and RedCross, 8 p. m., Memorial Hall, to hear John Zydeman, Red Cross Veterans’ Adminis- trator for this state. $1,232.25 Allocated Mason County For April Assistance; Board Set Up Here To Super- vise, Administer 141, Mason County has been al- located $1,232.25 for April medi- cal assistance to persons receiv- ing old age assistance, Miss Cora Barber, county welfare adminis- trator, announced today. The medical care aid to aged became operative as of April 1, she said, with aged receiving as- sistance under provisions of Ini- tiative 141 entitled to h'ospitaliza-i tion upon a doctor’s recommenda- tion, services of a physician, sur- gery recommended by a physician, dental care, and such appliances as glasses, etc, as may be pre- scribed by professional men who have signed agreements to par- ticipate in the program. Board Takes Charge A Mason County medical and dental board has been set up to supervise and administer the pro- the program are carried out, and ing the care given old age as- sistance recipients, the object be- ing to give the best care possible under the budget allowed by Ini- tiative 141, Miss Barber said. This board consists of Dr. H. L. Kennedy, chairman, Miss Barber, secretary, Dr. G. A. Le— Compte, Dr. J. T. Morrissey, and C. E. Runacres, member of the Shelton General Hospital board of trustees. The board meets month- ly and is responsible to the state medical and dental board created by Initiative 141. The program for medical care to the aged is operated entirely separately from the present county health district. 90-Day Cards Issued Mason County aged wishing to see a doctor or dentist should come or write to the county welfare of- fice for identification cards, which are renewed every 90 days. The Mason County old age med- ical care budget was allocated on a basis of 362 persons now re- ceiving old age assistance. The old age assistance load for Mason County as of February 1, before Initiative 141 went into effect, was 257 persons, Miss Barber said. Tuesday Brings Official Sta rt Under provisions of Initiative. gram and see that regulations of' to suggest any means of improv-i Now I R EFFECT BOY SCOUT FUND "; .4 DRIVE UNDER 'WAY OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER l P. U. D. Suggests I Deadlines For , House Connection Cooperation of persons mov- ing into different houses and needing electricity connections was asked today by Manager E. .W. Johnson of Public Util- ity District No. 3. R e q u e s t s for connections should be made by four o’clock on week days, by eleven o’clock on Saturdays, as the district tries to maintain 40 hour work. weeks for its employes, with daily hours closing at five o'clock and only one man being on duty Saturday’s until noon except in cases of emergency. “We are attempting to oper- ate this public enterprise on as economical a basis as possible," Manager J o h n s o n explained, “and when we have to send men out on overtime assignments it costs the district, and you peo- ple who own it, extra money.” JOINT SESSION OF RED CROSS, V.F.W., LEGION IS CALLED Place Of Red Cross In World To- day To Be Explained By Field Executive John N. Zydeman, American Red Cross Field Director of Veterans’ Administration for the State of Washington, will visit Shelton on Tuesday, April 15, Mrs. E. F. Martin, Mason County Chapter’s Home Service Chairman, announc- ed today. Mr. Zydeman will confer with Chapter and local Veterans’ As~ sooiations officials, will speak before the Junior and Senior High School assemblies, and will appear before a joint meeting of the American Legion, V.F.W., and Mason County Red Cross Chapter, beginning at 8:00 p. m., at the Memorial Building, and has chos- en as his subject, "The Red Cross in the World of Today.” . “Mr. Zydeman speaks with au- thority on all subjects pertaining to military and civilian relation- ships and is well versed in the To Fire Season Approximately 200 district fire wardens, including Charles Ogg of Mason County, hold their annual session in Olympia tomor- row to go over new laws affect- ing'state timber and to draw up regulations to put them into ef- fect in conference with T. S. Goodyear, state forester. They will return from that conference prepared to go on active duty next Tuesday, when the forest fire season officially opens. District Fire Warden Ogg said yesterday he has not as yet definitely chosen his staff of deputies for the coming sea- son but would have them select- ed by Tuesday. The new laws which will be thoroughly thrashed out by the fire wardens at tomorrow’s con- ference with Goodyear include: Chapter 63~Prohibiting opera- tion within a quarter of a mile of any forest area during closed sea- son of certain restricted equip- ment. Chapter 140——Providing that a certificate of clearance as against fire hazards for logged-off lands does not relieve the owner from liability to maintain adequate fire protection. Chapter 123—Extending provis- ions of the sustained-yield forest program to permit the State For- est Board to contract with Indian tribes for coordinated cutting on lands of such Indians. ' Chapter 135—Provides for an extension of time in which to re- move state timber already sold, not to exceed an additional five years. David Wiss AWaiting Call To Air Training Hoping to follow in the .foot- steps of his older brother, David Wiss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lantz Wiss, anticipates being called to ‘Sand Point Naval Air Station sometime this month for prelim- inary training in the Naval Air Corps. If he successfully passes this preliminary training he will be sent to Pensacola, Florida, where his brother, Don, is now in the final stages of his nine-month training. David successfully passed the entrance requirements for the Sand Point training period re— cently following completion of his second year at the University of Washington. INFANT IN HOSPITAL Lola Wilson, 8-month-old daugh- rules governing the men who are at present serving in the military forces,” Mrs. Martin stated. "He also is thoroughly familiar with the National and State legisla- tion governing veterans and their families. Mr. Zydeman will be pleased to answer all questions pertaining to National or Local re- lationships between the Red Cross and Veterans’ organizations.” Mr. Zydeman has served with the Red Cross since the first World War, having served first at Camp Grant, Illinois; then at Fort Des Moines, Iowa; and later as Director of Red Cross Serv- ice at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D. C. Since coming to the Pacific Area in 1927, he has been stationed in Seattle. At present Mr. Zydeman is Field Director covering the Army Post at Fort Lawton, the Naval Air Station in Seattle, all Coast Guard units for Washington and Ore- gon, and handles veterans’ claims yvork for the State of Washing- on. The Red Cross is the official civilian agency of the U. S. mili- tary forces and is the only con- necting link between the military men and their families at home. As more of Mason County’s men leave to take up their military duties, it will be increasingly demonstrated that a heavy re- sponsibility rests upon Mason County Chapter, Mrs. Martin added. Pinmen Leave For A.B.C. Saturday George Merrick and Mark Fred- son, topflight bowlers in Shel- ton’s pin circles, leave here Sat- urday in search of fame and per- haps a small share of fortune as participants in the annual Ameri- can Bowling Congress, the world’s largest sporting event, which is now in progress at St. Paul, Minn. The Shelton pinmen are sched- uled to bowl in the doubles and singles events next Tuesday, April 15. It will be Fredson’s first experience in the A.B.C., but Mer- rick has bowled in several of the big tournaments, starting as a young bowler of 18 when he used to live in Minneapolis. The two local kegelers will en- joy a visit with Merrick’s family in Minneapolis, and Fredson will take delivery of a new car in Detroit in which they will return to Shelton. RAYONIER EMPLOYE ILL Herbert Dammann, Rayonier ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Wilson, was admitted to Shelton hospital ton hospital Tuesday for medical Wednesday for medical care. employe, was admitted to Shel— ; AGED MEDICALPDD PUSHING EXTENSIONS CARE PROGRAM) RAPIDLY IN 5 RURAL AREAS; SEE ‘IUICE’ BY MID-SUMMER Pickering, Spencer Lake, Skoo- kum Bay, Isabella Valley, Arcadia Progress Reported Considerable progress toward the goal of bringing electrical en- ergy to Mason County’s rural residents was reported yesterday by‘ Manager E. W. Johnson of Public Utility District No. 3, with the work in at least five districts at a point where electricity is vir- tually certain by early summer. Farthest progressed of any dis- trict is the extension into the Pickering and Spencer Lake areas from the present energized Agate lines. One spur of the Pickering extension has already gone past the Grant school to the Wiley residence, while another has pass- ed the Deer Creek road along the west shore of Spencer Lake. In this latter area ' the clearing is finished, most of the holes dug and the anchors set, and string- ing of wires should start within ten days. Preliminary Work Done In the Isabella Valley district 3% miles has been cleared beyond the end of the present lines erect- ed and maintained by the old West Coast Power company, at Oyster Bay a three mile exten- sion beyond the present energiz- ed lines of the old West Coast Power Company is cleared of brush and a right of way made down to the bay on which wire is expected to be strung inside of 30 days, and work is being car- ried on in two sectors of the Skoo- kum Bay area to extend the pres- ent energized lines in that dis‘ trict. 0n the south side of the bay three miles of. poles are already set from the Brownfield place be- yond the present energized lines with wire stringing due to be completed within 30 days, while on the east side of the bay 2. mile and a half .of poles are set from the Sells ranch on. New Finances Help The original work on the Skoo‘ kum Bay. lines was halted last year when the district's funds gave out, but the plans will be carried to completion now that new financial blood has been transfused into the P.U.D.’s veins. The district has completed a. preliminary survey in the Area- dia Point area and all residents of that district who wish it should make application for electrical energy at the P.U.D. office so that the district can know how many actual customers it can count upon for an extension of energized lines to Arcadia Point. A crew will begin clearing for the Arcadia extension within the next two weeks. All residents living within a reasonable distance of present en- ergized P.U.D. lines who wish to have electricity furnished them by the district are also asked to make formal application at‘ the dis- trict’s office in the Angle build- ing. Lilliwaup Service Planned Manager Johnson and Chair- man J. F. Bischel of the,distrlct board of commissioners have made a survey of the electrical needs of the Lilliwaup area and havo asked for a conference with the arranging the purchase 'of P.U.D: No. 1 power to supply ‘some six miles of proposed lines which P.U.D. No. 3 would build extehding from the P.U.D. No. 1 lines north of Hoodsport to supply the Lilli— waup area. As the situation now stands P.U.D. No. 3 would have to cross P.U.D. No. 1 territory in _order to serve the area within its own power. (Continued on Page Six) Music Program Ads Selling At Excellent Pace Garden Club “saleswomen” have been making the rounds of Shelton business firms this week selling advertising space in the annual Shelton Music Festival program pamphlet, entire net proceeds of which are to go into the Garden Club's fund for completing the Railroad Avenue beautification project. , The advertising sales commit- tee reports it is meeting with generous response from the mer- chants and expects to have a tidy sum to add to the beautifi- cation project “kitty.” The sprinkling system has al- ready been installed in the last two blocks of the project and the committee expects to meet with Theo. Albert, nurseryman who is assisting in planning the planting. within a few days with hopes of getting the actual planting of shrubs and plants in the last two blocks done this month. Three more contributions to the beautification project fund . W3“ acknowledged today by _Mrs- George Cropper. club presuient. attention. from the Maxwell Estate, C. C. Cole, and Grant C. Angle. .i commissioners of Public' Utility District No. 1 for the purpose of