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April 15, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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April 15, 1971

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essmen Mason County has seen 24,470 pieces of property revalued as the program set up by the 1969 State Legislature nears mid-point, the State Department of Revenue said this week. Mason County has been participating in the program two years. Appraisal and reaping crews now busy in 35 counties report they expect to have another 600,000 parcels of real property revalued in time for the 1971 assessment roll deadline of May 31, the Revenue Department said. Valuations placed on the roll will be subject to tax levies Lions Planning White Cane Sale Members of the Shelton Lions Club will De on downtown streets in Shelton April 23-24 as part of the third annual White Cane Days drive in Washington and northern Idaho. Proceeds from White Cane Days will provide the entire annual budget for the Lions Eye Bank at the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle. Since its establishment in September, 1969, the Eye Bank has furnished eye tissue for more than 100 corneal transplants as well as for research and teaching. in addition to supporting the Eye Bank, part of the funds raised during the White Cane Days will go to a building program for the Piano Tuning School for the Blind in Vancouver, and for a dormitory for blind students at a rehabilitation center in Seattle, said John (teacher) Bennett, chairman of the local drive. Patrolman Iniu Shelton Police Patrolman Jack Sylsberry was taken to Mason General Hospital where he was admitted for observation after the patrol car he was driving left the Northcliff Road Tuesday night. Sylsberry radioed the police ,ration he was in pursuit of a car on the Northcliff Road. A few minutes later he radioed that the patrol car had left the road and asked for assistance. Scott Busack, She/ton, who was injured in a traffic accident earlier this month, was reported doing fine by attendants at Mason General Hospital Wednesday. The hospital reported he had surgery Wednesday for his injuries. iiiii We shape your shoe the way God shaped your foot. I ~ jill II II epo collectible in 1972, unless modified by the county boards of equalization which convene July 6 to hear appeals from taxpayers who feel their property has been overvalued, the department said. Last year 20 counties placed 444,100 parcels of revalued Is Given property on the assessment rolls; this was the first property processed under the state-financed assistance program. Altogether, the million parcels or so represent about one half of all taxable properties in the state, the Revenue Department said. Fair Plans are shaping up for a rodeo in connection with the Mason County Fair this year. Preparations were announced this week for the selection of a rodeo queen. The committee in charge of plans for the rodeo is looking for potential queen candidates. The committee is headed by Bill Brown. Qualifications for the Rodeo Queen include 16 to 20 years old, single, must own her own horse and be able to ride and be able to attend events in surrounding communities with her horse in promotional efforts for the Mason County Rodeo. Interested candidates should mail the following entry form to Bill Brown, Rt. 10, Box 210, Shelton, Wash., 98584, before May 1. Name Address Age Telephone No. Juvenile Officer Reports On For March The Mason County Juvenile Probation Office handled a total of 48 cases during the month of March Probation Officer Gary Wood reported. The cases included 26 delinquency cases, 18 dependency cases and four traffic cases. The delinquency cases Library Group To Organize A meeting to organize a Citizen's Library Association has been scheduled for 8 p.m. today at the Shelton Public Library. The purpose of the meeting, which is open to anyone interested, will be to discuss the association's goals and to select a steering committee which will be responsible for nominating officers and drawing up a set of bylaws for~-dganization. The~::6,~'~t,ives of the association w/t/ be {o advance the library as a center of culture in the community, providing services beyond the scope of the present facility. Possible projects include lecture series, art exhibits, children's programs, adult discussion groups and improvement of library facilities. Man was not created with a flat foot, and neither was our shoe. When you slip your foot into a Wright shoe, you notice a little "bump" in there. That little "bump" is the Wright Arch Preserver (TML and it fits right into the little hollow of your foot. So when you wear one of our shoes, you not only look like a million bucks ..... You also feel like a million bucks, $33.99 LO=-----u; "-Shoe:--= lub Now H--"------------;-$--i Over 2,734 Members 107 S. 4th Shelton included four for theft, nine for use of liquor, one as a runaway from an institution, one for a sex offense, two for curfew violation, four for traffic violations and nine for other actions. The dependency cases include three for abandonment, seven for injurious living, one for abuse, two as incorrigibles, two as runaways one for adoption and two for other reasons. The dispositions of the cases include informal adjustment in 20 cases, dismissal by the court in one case, informal supervision in two cases, official probation in two cases, foster home placement in one case, placement with relatives in three cases, three put in the custody of the Department of Public Assistance, two referred to their county of residence, vacation of orders in six cases, one committed to the Department of Institutions, one adoption, one referred for mental health and other types of disposition~afiVer cases. I |11 I [ I Top Juniors To At Di The top juniors at Shelton High School will be honored at a dinner Friday night sponsored by the Mr. Moriah Masonic Lodge, F and AM. There will be coffee at 6 p.m. with the dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple. Speaker for the program will be Alden Jones, who is with Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. and is former Grand Orator of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Washington. Music will be provided by Rev. Marvin Moe from the Kamilche Church and his band the "Inspirations". The dinner will be prepared by Ken Frank, former owner of the Colonial House, as head chef. The top ten juniors will be honored during the program and the top boy and top girl presented with special awards. The dinner is open to the public. Tickets are $2.50 and will be available at the door. Martin Musser is chairman of the committee in charge of the dinner. Other members of the committee are Loran Armagost, Tom Savage and C. D. Morrison. Multi-Service :hanges Planned At Office Here The Mason-Thurston Community Action Council, lnc., has announced the Shelton Multi-Service Center will from now on be known as the Shelton Referral Center with the new entrance at 210 Grove St. Under the management of Mrs. Helen Shawver the center will continue to provide information concerning A book fair, in conjunction with National Library Week, is planned at the Shelton ttigh School library from 6:30-9 p.m. Monday through Friday of next week, High School Librarian Rand Peterson said this week. Peterson said about 600 books for browsing or purchase will be on display for the event. He said there will also be other displays set up. There will be books for all ages, Peterson said. Kiwanis Speaker l)r. Jud Holloway, who has recently made trips to Europe and South America, will be the speaker at the Shelton Kiwanis Club luncheon Tuesday noon at the Timbers Restaurant. tte will speak on ''A German Travelogue.",,,- ~,~- f, IIIII 36, 42 AND 48-INCH FABRIC AND ALL COMPONENTS INCLUDING GATES, END POSTS AND CORNER POSTS CHAtN LIHK fiEAU 'IFUL LOW /kS W000 FENCING per toot 36 incheS high employment and educational opportunities available and cooperate with the area employers in finding trained employees, thus providing job placement for low income people. The lounge, now used by the Senior Citizens Council each Friday afternoon will be available to any group organization wishing to use its facilities. Any one wishing to receive the monthly newsletter from the center can call in your name and address. Volunteers are still needed to work in the office. The Referral Center may be reached by calling 426-2568 or 426-2571. NORM BUN KO SEARS HOME IMPROVEMENT MAN, will help you select the right fence or building for your yard.., give you free measuring free estimates.., arrange Guaranteed Installat on by Sears Author- ized Installers... show you a credit plan to suit your needs. i: Chamber Hears About Railroads The nation's railroads are in financial difficulty, Truman Kirkvold, from Burlington Northern Railroad, told the Shelton Chamber of Commerce at its April Membership meeting last Thursday night at ltcinie's Broiler. He commented a group called ASTRO, had made a survey of the nation's transportation needs and had made several recommend- ations which would help the railroad's position. What the railroads are asking, he said, is to be put on a more equitable tax base with its competitors and for the modernization of the regulations under which railroads must operate. "" =-'" J'RLE :""-" ="-" of the III lOx7-foot now an amazingly low FLOOR KITS AVAILABLE ouse Applications for the family for the Shelton High School Carpentry Class and VFW Housing program are now being accepted. The deadline for applications is May 27. Applications should be mailed to: VFW Housing Program, Rt. 1, Box 642, Shelton, Wash., 98584. The VFW, which handles the selection of the family for whom the house will be built, outlines the rules this week. They include: -An affidavit stating you have financial backing to finish the house. -A statement showing you have property and where it is. The property should be in city limits of Shelton. -The applicant should furnish Pro The Shelton Jaycees and the Mason County Recreation Association have joined forces to try and complete the brush burning on the community fields on the John's Prairie road this weekend. The fields were cleared a year ago, and the Jaycees under the chairmanship of Vern St. Louis and Bruce Yost, h~ve been organizing burning work parties for the past few weekends. This weekend, an all out effort by both organizations is being made to finish the burning part on the project. Equipment has been secured, and now all that is needed is manpower. The two organizations are asking the Sheriff's Car Is In Accident A Mason County Sheriff's car driven by Reserve Deputy Ed Piland was involved in a collision with a car driven by Donald Valley, Belfair, about 6 p.m. Sunday. Investigating officers said Piland was northbound on Highway 300 at the time of the accident. The accident with the southbound Valley car occured while Piland was making a left turn off the highway. Damage to the Sheriff's car was estin~ated at about $350. " ."',,~ i lOx5-foot now only :OR MOST BUILDINGS CALL NORM BUNKO FOR INSTALLED PRICES ON LAWN BUILDINGS Satisfaction Guaranteed or your money back .e8 Sears has a credit plan to suit your needs. Evergreen kjUare * 24-Hr. Phone 426-8201 * $helton II I I I I I plican a dinner for the boys at the completion of the project. -The" tools should be kept sharpened at the instructor's request. - Construction is entirely under the instructor's supervision. The applicant should go through the instructor for all criticism or changes, not the boys. -The applicant should furnish such things as extension cords, one or two shovels, a pick, sledge hammer, electric adaptors which the class doesn't have. He should replace broken handles on shovels and sledge hammers and electric equipment when it breaks down. -A telephone should be installed in the tool shed for ordering materials, roll call, emergencies such as accidents and other needs. -Occasionally builder works applicant can word of encoura -The applicant show disapp the boys. -It is the do the worrying, s04 shook-up not moving as should be. We work a long time always works out degree of -The applicant ~ a statement new home. iect Set community of Shelton to come out and participate in the construction of the park. Families of your little league teams are asked to chip in to help clean up this area. Food will be available for workers, but those going should take their own drinks. Work begins at 8 a.m. Saturday. Robbery Is Investigated The Mason County Sheriff's Office was continuing its investigation Wednesday of a robbery at Allyn early Tuesday morning. Officers were called about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday by Richard Valley. He told officers three persons assaulted him in Allyn and took his wallet which contained $114 and his cagarettes. Valley said the three threatened to cut his throat if he reported the incident. Officers said no vehicle was seen in the area at the time. Week of MO N DAY-beef muffins, lettuce and milk. TUESDAY-hot potato salad, apple crisp WEDNESDAY" green beans, prune whip, and milk. THURSDAY- buttered with fruit FRIDAY baked bread & butter, milk. diet with ; Ever Evergreen |i New REGULARLY 16 ozs. of lhe Exba Rich Slmmpoo! lO0's PLUS 30 FREE REG. $8.65 NOW 24 OUNCE SIZE $2.05 VALUE NOW D-CON. 1 1 OUNCE. REG. $1.29 Ant & Spray.o REGULARLY 99 NOW VAPORETTE. KILLS FLEAS FOR 3 MOS. $1.79 Value NOW HAIR REGULAR & HARD-TO-HOLD REGULARLY $1.69 NOW Evergreen Square Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, April 15, 1971 .