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11, 1963 SHELTON--MASON COUNTY JOURNAL- Published in "Christmastown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washington Plan Maundy Reduced Phone 0000-Ra00es For Might .WlS, lVIason and Thurs- s WIll commemorate the 0f the Last Supper at (al[s Ann0ullcGd L at/rsday rites in the Ma- gpie in Olympia Thurs- New "After 9" long distance lIike McCormack, featured speaker. Ussen, Master of the ge of Rose Croix, in- Ush Rite Masons to arting at 6:30 p.m. 0eginning at 8 p.m. the extinguishing of Ymbolizing the Cru- lights will be re- rzing 'to symbol- ction. MENU :i,, eek of April 15-19 "Pring Vacation. iaY,Ve rrz, getable sou rill iCQhbh,,aUWmh, apple or ;l. ', railk. h, y''I'Iash brown ota egg 200nd- J=uo, milk. ,Pl'ied chicken sna 1% , ," "P tt,^- Vegetable wed es, " biscuits f r g it, iall Tot tomato soup, , ie 'nclwich, vegetable I=1 : = cream, milk_ 000u, ohi,d,s diet ;:?- 'enamins from Phone 426-4642 telephone rates which will allow interstate calling to any city in the nation (excluding Alaska and HawatD for one dallar or less went into effect at 9 p.m. April 4. Similar "After 9" intrastate rates which set the maximum charge for calls within Washing- ton State at 70 cents went into effect April 1. The new rates apply to the in- itial three-minute period of sta- tion-to-station long-distance calls placed between 9 p:m. and 4:30 a.m. Many additional-minute char- ges also have been reduced. Pacif- ic Northwest Bell vnanager John M. Doyle said. All charges are sub- ject to tax. Included as part of the new re- duced rate plan is a special charge of 10 cents to be applied to all station "collect" messages within the state. A special charge for "collect" station messages frem zero to 20 mires only was form- erly in effect. The new rates call for a reduc- tion of the initial three-minute charge for a station-to-station call to New York City from anywhere in Washingt.on State from $1.75, plus tax, to $1.00, plus tax, if placed during the 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m period. Similarly, a call with- in Washington State will be re- duced from a maximum of $1.05 plus tax. to 70 cents, plus tax. Present "night" rates will con- tinue in effect from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. daily, and on Sundays and some holidays from 4:30 a.m. un- til 9 p.m. this EASTER Union Fire Department Answers Two Calls To Homes During Past Week By Ell]el Dalby UNION.---The Union Fire De- partment answered its .econd (:all Wltnln a week early Tuesuay morning to extinguish a blaze in the Bill Huuter beach home at Windy Point, Union. Howard McNish of the Union Marina observed smoke coming from the home about 6 a.m. Tues- day when he went to float out an oyster barge loaned him by Hunt- el'. After seeing the smoke, he re- turned home to call Fire Chief Otto Wojahn and Neal Puten. The three returned and entered the building with gas masks and discovered smouldering bedding and a mattress in a bedroom. THE INTENSE FIEAT had broken all the windows. The fur- nishings and the interior of the home were ruined by smoke and charring from the blaze. It is believed the fire was started from a cigarette left by someone who had entered the home during the night. Dick Bueshel said he had observed lights in the home about midnight Monday night, but saw no car. HUNTEI WAS NOTIFIED.by Mrs. Buechel at his Skokomish Valley home and he arrived at the scene about 7 a.m. after firemen had extinguished the blaze. This was the second time in re- cent weeks the Hunter beach home had been entered . Firemen responding to the call in addition to Wojohn and Puten were Karl O'Berry, Dick Buechel, Bud Wyatt and Harry Coles, Larry Sheel, Shelton, a passer-by, also assisted. There was a great deal of ex- citement in Union last Tuesday morning, and which same extended as far up Purdy Road was the site of the old State Salmon Hatchery of 75 years ago, and which is now the property and home of Mr. and Mrs. Deno. Mr. De Roache of Shelton who was operating the County road grader at the time saw what seemed to be smoke rising from between shingles on the roof of the old time "Hatchery house" now the Deno home place. He notified Mrs. Deno. who didn't stop to lok for a blaze or cause of the smoke, but immediately called the Union Volunteer Fire Dept. Assistant Fire Chief Bob Peck picked up Steve Morris, who was home due to snow fall in the woods, and the duo set out in the fire truck with siren on.Clara Eastwood happened FROM to be in Bali's Food Center at the time, and as Tom Ball yodeled Freddie's be at his mother's cottage to the )'ear of the store, both men hopped into her car, and were on their way to the Deno home; Dick Bus- THE NATURAL chel was b00sy putting )n a new telephone contgvance at Alder- GIFT Egg Beautify your home with flowers for Easter. Our hardy, attractive plants make such thoughtful g ifts, too. Choose From Our Wide Selection Of CORSAGES CUT FLOWERS LILIES AZALEAS CHRYSANTHEMUMS HYDRANGEAS VIOLETS" We Deliver 2 hr. FLOWERFONE 426-6582 Shelton, Wash. CHECK THESE WONDERFUL STARLET DELUXE FEATU RES" TWO keyboards... 13-note pedalboard Percussion for special effeeta The exclusive Lowrey Glide Solo voices... A wide range of orchestral effects m 30 watt high fidelity amplifier Why wait another day? Come In or phone us for a free trial in your own home. t;rcok ,and_got the message, and was on his way, and ]]ever to be out.-done by older or young, Karl O'Berry tok off in a cloud-of-mist in his ca)" for the scene. There was much action---by the fire- fighters, and soon the smoking ceased, after combined efforts of the crew found the smoke was due to a faulty ehinmey made of cement blocks, the result being very little damage. Also rushing to the scene of] the smoke blaze were two young] Skokomish fishermen, who were I busy with their set-nets at the] bend of the Skokomish River. Th-ey I immediately left their gill nets I and catch, to lend a hand in put- ting out the blaze, a fact that every one appreciated. "SMOKE SIGNALS"--sez--the age old saying, where there's smoke there usually is fire may not hold ttue, but anyway don't take a chance and immedi- ately call your Union Fire Dept. Three names of which are listed on the front page of Union's Tele- phone book. Quick thinking and obsetwation of Mr. De Roache, informing Mrs. Deno and she at once calling Un- ion Fire Dept., and their p'ompt action in. getting on the scene-- plus efforts of the two young Skokomish fishermen, averted what )night have been a disastr- ous fire. New comers to this district find it difficult to believe that a half century ago---the huge old frame hatchery building occupied a space as large as a city block. It stood directly before the now Deno home. which then was the old time hatchery house. The 75- year-old building collapsed under several feet of snow about 39 years ago. At a time the old house was also unoccupied. The main body of the Skokomish river below sea level and the next day I Uuiversity of Washington at A1- 6,000 feet directly above this spot. 1 dcrbrook Inn over the weekend, They explored old Borax mining and reported as gi'eatly enjoying ruins, and Scotty's castle, and spent a. week around Palm Springs ] and the Salton Sea. Three weeks were spent in Santa Barbara and Ventura, with drives around the Botanical Gardens and Old Mis- sions. On the return drive besides visiting friends in San Diego, they also stopped off at Hearst's fabul- ous Castle--San Simeon. And after all of this they were reported as being glad to be re- turned home once more. MR. AND MRS. Arthur Haugen of Seattle, spent the weekend at their Canal cottage. Harold Cain is busy doing some carpenter work at Robin Hood Lodge for Wak Henderson, the new owner. At the April 2nd meeting of the Hood Canal Improvement Club at ADD UNION FIRE--2-30 ............ the Community Hall, Tom Turner was elected as president, with Lloyd A. Cook as vice president, and Mrs. Bill Timm as secretary- treasurer. Elaine Cook and Al- fred Cowan were named as two new board members. Dick Buechel P.U.D. commissioner pre- sented a blueprint map sent by M. D. Parrett, manager of P.U.D. No. 1, which indicated improve- ments of the proposed new Union water system, and which was %iewed by club members, iThe new portion will parallel, and also extend the present system, and it is reported should greatly im- prove the water system. Mr. Buechel stated the H.H.A. ap- proved the $26,500 bond issue for the same. With bids to be let out by the P.U.D. before the contract  ]s given. The Club officers of the past two years, now retired, feel that this is a great step taken to assure Union an ample supply flows today, where two acres of fertile garden soil forn]erly was. A long slough also extended be- tween this two-acre garden and camping site, and the highway. On the edge of the garden site on the slough were the two large traps and huge live-boxes where the salmon caught or trapped were held until ripe for spawning. Mrs. Nina Miller returned home Sunday of last week fro]]] a pro- tracted trip made to the Sun lands and desert country in the company of Mr. and M;rs. H. M. Wivell of Shelton. The Wivells had their house trailer along, and so the party were able to stop off at various interesting and scenic of good water, yea]" round. This also might be stated--and also for the first time since Union left off the 'City,' of half century ago or )]]ore. when resklents dared not sprinkle during some of the drought seasons, and also had to haul water by the bucket full from the late Capt. Robinson's artesian well (now the property of the Steelman family) during one par- ticularly dry season. This was also at the time kindly old Pete Brown lived in Union City and was m charge of the fire boat--"The Turtle" berthed at the old dock. The Union Ladies Civic Club meets Tuesday, April 11, at Union places along the way, to fully on- Community Hall with President joy the vared country side. The Shirley Cowan presiding, Mes- trip being made in leisurely fash- dames Tillie Sherman and Bessie ion six weeks in all, they were Mawson as hostesses for the poL- able to visit friends enroute. They luck hmcheon. Tillie Sherman is in explored Reno and Virginia City. charge of the novelty hats the Spent a week in Death alley. One members will make and molel at day the party would be 278 feet the meeting. Mr. and Mrs. George Steehnan NOL1,RHS YOU CAN TURN SHELTON UPSIDE DOWN--BUT YOU WON'T FIND BETTER ALL-AROUND SERVICING FOR YOUR CAR THAN YOU CAN GET AT... returned home last Tuesday front S(kuth Dakota, wltere they visited their daughter and family for the past several weeks. They made }.he return trip by bus, arriving unfortunately irl our present bad spell of weather and with Mrs. Steehnan not entirely recovered from the severe cold she con- tacted while away. Mrs. Paul Schlosser and Mrs. Charles Lewis recently retuYned from a two-day visit with Dr. and Mrs. Robert Brown at their lovely Lakeside home at Bellinghmn. The two ladies made the ttSp via train. enjoying the change from driving to that city. The Browns are form- er Shelton residents for a number of years. MR. AND MRS. Dave James of Seattle ,and Madrbna Private Homes place summer time, were at Union over the weekend. Maria with Mrs. Lewis, having attended , the Liberal Arts Seminar of the the session, in particular Saturday evening's Literary Influence in Ro- mantic Music--or Romanticisnt. The James left after luncheon and were on their way--a motor trip to Yakima, Sunday. Mrs. Cora Kelly has with her at the present time her daughter, Mrs. Pat Ganty and small daugh- ters, formerly of Kent, and who have come to spend the season with Mrs. Kelly. Plans are being" made to re- open "Sea Fare" for Memorial Day, with the same agreeable as- sociation in partnership and man- agement as of the past 17 years during which the popular place was opened. During the period of its operation, several young women helping during summer va- cation, hav been enabled to fol- low through on their scholing, and also advancement for college degrees. AT ALDERBROOK INN the weekend was a busy one for the Was Johnsons with the new Pa- cific Bell Telephone company group of 20 department heads from Oregon and California and points of the Pacific Northwest registering for the five-week ses- sion, and training schoOl course, Tuesday, April 16, the day of the Olnpia District Federatoin of Garden Clubs conference and meeting, at the Hood Canal Wo- man's Clubhouse at Potlatch, with the Hood Canal Garden Club as hostess. RegistratiGn will be at 9 a.m., with business meeting to follow. President Lois Pierce pre- siding. All entries for the Country Store must be in before.0 a.m. Tuesday morning, with Mattie Backlund in charge of the same. J. & J. SERVICE RICHFIELD PRODUCTS 1804 Olympic Hiway N. i EAST SPECI0000S 4) Free TV Stand with purchase of Emerson Portable TV e Free Albums with purchase of console or portable stereo units e DISCOUNTS ON RECORDS 4) Lowrey Organ Buys OW YOU calt or only anyone ad down to if they've "'.. they'll minutes. TERMs 426-3959 EXCLUSIVE PERSONAL LISTENING & SLEEP SWITCH TIMER Luncheon will be served by the Hood Canal Woman's Club--price $1.25 per plate. A Flower Show will be an attractive event of the affair. County Agent Charles. Peck is guest speaker of the afternoon session. Mrs. Illene Agcr is chairman in charge of table decorations and favors. Mrs. Maude Crosby, chairman of room decor, with Edith Kranse arranging tables in the club room. MRS. LUD ANDERSEN and Mrs. E. J. Dalby attended the hmcheon of the Daughters of Pio- neers Mason County Chapter Thursday at Shelton Memorial Hall. The Mason County group were hostesses to the several other chapters of Pioneer Daughters of Bremerton, Aberdeen, Montesano and Elma. A delicious lunc-eon at prettily flower decked tables ac- commodated the large number of women attending. An interesting feature for guests, as well as members was Mrs. Pauley's having each one present respond with an historic sketch ot their family tree. Many fine old pioneer names hav- ing been mentioned during the relating session and historic notes worth being retained. A short program followed with Mrs. Pete Borg in quaint old time costume l.citing "An Old Sweet Heart of Mine" and also the "But- ton Box." Mrs. Dalby gave a talk and paper on tlle Shaker Religion, also showing" a water color portrait made of one of the old time Sko- komish Indians some few years ago. The Hood Canal Women's Club will meet April 18 at 11 a.m. at the Club House at Potlatch. President Helen Thwaites is ex- pected to be home from Flozda and will be presiding at the mac-t- mg. Hostesses at the noon luncheon will be Union members of the club. IS AMERICA'S BEST BUY ! REY ORGAN is the easiest to play of all mudcal insh'uments. Story & Clark Piano ,Buys Log Exports To 41/ million board feet in 1960 and increased to 159 million boal Japan, Show Increase feotlion inboardlOG, eetbUt droppediu 1962. to 38 rail- Congresswoman Julia Butler The report from the forest serv- Hansen reported today that ex- ice, Mrs. Hanscn said. also shows ports of logs trom ,he Pact*ic that ,:vetage pt'ices paid for Dmtg- Northwest to Japan were substan- las fi). h)gs during 1962 were about tially greater in the last quarter the s,.n, as in 1960. but that than in the third quarter of 1962. pr'ces for togs other than Doug- She said also that the total vol- tv fb' were substantially lower unte of logs exported during last in 1962 titan in 1960. 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Forest Service showed that about 83 million board feet of logs were exported to Japan in the last quarter, as compared with 34 million thousand board feet in the third quarter of 1962. A year by year com- parison showed that exports of logs increased from a total of 41 million board feet in 1960 to 278 million board feet in 1961 and to 251 million board feet in 1962. Mrs. Hansen also said that ship- ments of softwood lumber from Oregon and Washington totalled Coming Your $00LE GIGAHTIC BUY ONE ITEM AT ITS REGULAR EVERYDAY PRICE =@--o,o,,TWO! - -: 'M" Choose your Easter gifts from our complete =election of Russell Stover Candies. Assorted Chocolates McConkey $1.25 Fruit & Nut Egg dipped in milk cholate 75, 12Marshmallow Eggs dipped in milk chocolate Chocolate Cream Egg dipped in = k chocolate i