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P.GE FO00H Jil II THE MASON CbUNTY';30URNAL I IIIII I I I In III I I I FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 1920 I I THE MASON COUNTY JOURNAL GRANT C. ANGLE & SON, Publishers N ember of Washington Stats Press and Washington Newspaper Associations Entered as second-class matter at the postoffics at Shelton. Washington Published every Friday morning. Subscription: Domestic, $2 er year. Ieorelgn, $2.50 in advance (All papers discontinued one month after delinquency) CONVENTION GI0000AT IS DEMOCRATIC BUNK REPUBLICAN i. No doubt the average housewife COMMISSIONERS (Continued from page 2) Ieq)ort from superhltendent of public instruction certifying that County Su- perintendent Mrs. Mary M. Knight at- t en(Io(I c(,nvt'lltioll Of county Sul)erlll- tendents at ()lympla. Certificate of mileage of the con- st I'UCLt'(I prililary i tat(J highwuys re- ceiv.d and llled. Letter received from state highway co|nnlisslollCl" stetting that the il/ll)rove- Inent of the Olympic Itlghway, Thurs- toll County lille to Kanlilehe, by paY- ink has been posLponed for this season. Filed. ^ nt lwill be willing los,irk a pin into the Moved and carried that the auditnr The Republicans of Mason. ou Y Idemocratic bubble around canning be Instructed to call for bids for sup- plying the court house with wood: 80 will hold a mass convention In Shel-'time this fall, when she remembers rick of 16 inch green fir wood and 20 ton today, Friday, April 16th, for that the President adopted Prof. rick of 18 inch green ill' wood. Bids the purpose of selecting six delegates Tausig's view, discarded the opinions to be opened May qth, 1920. at 10 a. m. Comndssloners reserve the right to re- to the state coQvention which meets ',of Hoover and all other members of ject ally and all bids. in Bellingham on Tuesday, the 27th. the food commission and refused to Moved and carried that the treasur- While it is not easy to raise up in- treat with the Cuban sugar interests er's reports for the month of January terest in political affairs after a lapse of two years since the previous ex- citement it behooves those who have a firm belief in the party principles and the strong hope that things would be vastly different if Republi- cans were in power, to take an inter- est in party affairs. This interest forgotten our wartime restrictions so must begin at the primary meeting, itha t the boys in service might have which is closest to the people. While plenty of sugar,--when they all say the notice has been short all Repub- mighty little of the sweet ever reach- licans who can do so should attend ,ed them in the" army grub. As the the mass convention. / i government, seems to have sugar to While the state convention has Sell, was it doing useless hoarding little function beyond selecting th for reasons unknown to the public. delegates to the national convention, its effect will be felt throughout the year and reflected in the final results of the election. A strong and repre- sentative delegation of tried Repub- licans, having at heai-t the best in- terest of the people as well as tile party, should be sent. It is also pos- sible to secure the honor of being a national representative for one of our leaving" " the United" Fund February 1920 be approved. l last fall, States The following bids for tile construe- :to take its chances against the rest. tion of Permanent Highway No. 4 I 'of the world. Control could have been ire sired and opened: ,Kent & Llvhlgston ........... $8973,00 held and the price kept at the figure, Moved and carried that the contract which prevailed during the war; noW'for the construction of the Permanert sugar is 18 cents and will likely be Highway No. 4 E be awarded to Kent & Livingston, this being the only bid 25 at canning time. Nor have we received. HAS NARROW ESCAPE Billy O'Neil, local sta;ge driver, who will participate in the big Legion Smoker tomorrow night, had a nar- row escape with his life last week in the Lincoln Hotel fire in Seattle. i Billy and his cousin were sleeping on citizens, M. E. Reed, whose service in :tnc tilth :tor when lhe ti,e broke the interest of Mason County should out and e.,,apt.d by a na,'tcw back bring him united support. * stairway. Letter received from state highway :commissioner dated March 23rd, 1920, in regard to opening of bids for paving the Olympic HIs'hway. Filed. Contract entered into between Mason County and Anne McMahon as Muson County visiting nurse, for the period of 9./,: months from March 15th to De- cember 31st. 1920, at the rate of $125 ! per month. i l)elegation from Lake Cushman ap- peared in the interest of Lake Cush- man l)oer site. Ieport of Al)ne E. :McMahon, county nurse, for the period March 16th to March 31st, 1920. inclusive, received and al)l)roved. Filed. Letter received fronl Stlmson Mill Company In regard to placing crossing at ICamilche Valley road. Supervisor of Road .l list. No. 3 hlstructed to tn- wmtigmte and rel)ort to board. l'lngineer tiled rl)ort on l)etitlon of Francis Carr et al for the closing of old ()lymplc Htghway lying west of the present Olyml,ic Highway in the northwest quarter of soutbe.ast quarter of section 20, township 1,9 '.north range Classified Ads ADVERTISING RATES 5 cents a line (six words) in classified columns. Minimum charge 25c; twice for 40 cents; three times for 50 cents. 10 cents a line on local page; 30 cents minimum. Cash or stamps must accompany all orders. WANTEI)--To buy, a house. Must be reasonable. Address F1, care of Journal. 4-23 EMBROIDERING, braiding, bead,fig, crocheting and tatting done at reasonable prices. Phone 25, Shel- ton. (M.1) It ' FOR SALE--Horse 1400 lbs.; single harness; 9-inch stirring plow. J. H. Duncan, R. 2, Shelton. 4-30 FOR SALE--One llx9 Willamette donkey in good shape. New sled and wafer'tank. Box 91, Oakville, Wash. 5-21 FOR SALE--Horse, one-seated buggy and harness at Sund'.s Resort near Hoodsport. C. J. Sund, Hoodsport. 4-30 FOR SALE--Eiler's Player Piano in first-class condition. $300 for quick sale. George Fredson, Shelton. MONEY TO LOAN on the monthly payment plan. Olympia Building & Loan Assn. Apply Mason Coun- ty Abstract & Title Co. 10-17tf FOR SALE--Two horses, five years old July, 1920. Will sell reasbn- able or trade for cattle. Call or rj'  . FOR SALE DAY-OLD CHICKS--We can furnish day-old chicks in any quantity. shipped anywhere. We also do cus- tom hatching. Write for prices and particulars. Concord Beach Poultry & Hog Farm, Route 2, Shelton. Mrs. W. E. Edwards. Phone 30F44. 4-30 FOR SALE--Six-room house and lot on Mth street, Shelton, in good order, newly papered, ready to occupy. Will make teians ot right party. George Fredson, Shelton. 4-16-1t FOR SALEFour-room house and lot, good fence, newly papered, lady to move in. Address box 425, Shelton, far price and terms. 4-30 FOR SALE--Eighteen Black Minorca ; bens, laying well at $1.75 each. See George Fredson, Shelton. It FOR SALE CHEAP--Jersey cow and 6-weeks old calf and yearling hei- fer. Wm. Blomgren, Stadium. 430 FOR SALE---Baled hay, at my ranch on Skokomish Indian Reservation. At reasonable price Call or ad- dress A. B. Roe, Potlatch, P. O . It FOR SALE--Range $30; small cook stove $10. Inquire R. W. Lincoln, Shelton. 4-30 FOR SALE.---Heavy work team, weight 1400 pounds. James Frazier, Route 1, Shelton. 4-23 FRESH YOUNG COWS FOR SALE --with or without calves. Apply J. N. Sells, R. 1, Shelton. Phone 52F1. 4-23 The Journal is hopeful that two, good results may follow the state SIX CARLOADS SHINGLES 'convention: That the Washington _ delegation will not be bound by in- Six carloads of shingles from the structions but fl'ee to cast/its vote Ingersoll Mill went out by carferry for the best man as the party's prei- i Saturday, while two cars of new idential candidate; that the sentiment steel ra:ils for the Peninsular Rail- of Republicans will be crystaiized to- road came in. Another trip is due ward the best candidate for governor his week, but it is expected that of this state, that the least danger of more frequent trips will be required the slipping in of an alien through during the summer, to handle the the multiplicity of candidates may be materials for Shelton's new buildings. avoided. There are dangerous and unAmer- . ._.. ........... ^. I n nis issue appears a lar e ad lean orgamzauons worlmg . u,- v r ........... g - " ,, - - - L_ -, ! e ;isemenl; oi w 1  'Uller  0', mine wins government aria uesLroy art ., _ , . - .... - 2  me nrst el a series of reminders to the advance ma nas, Deen maue .............. '=- ,_ ,^ laur teasers that Sheiton sadly needs since Il esaousnmen% tutu -e a , . '*,, ...... *'" inJ,de"  ,, many 'u" ninormed to, paint up.". As Fuller paints have - ......... --. *'-, .---. oeen assoelated in the minds of Coast and nnsgulueu citizens ooes no m,- . ...... " :' people or my years t should be prove the unsavory leadership,n0r .. . . ' sumclen guaranty of their value .remove the dangers that' would fo[ - ( i . low their control. We have nat yet , emerged from the maudlin extrava- " ' 3 W. Moved and carried .that the aud- inquire Gee. Cunningham, Dewatto. FOR SALE---Horse, 1400 lbs; single' ttor be instructed to advertise a date, 4-23 harness; 6-inch stirring plow. J. H. of hearing to bc ,May 4, 1920 at 2 p. m. I Communication received from Fred Duncan, R. 2, at old Oakland Bay F. Cole In regard to the construction IF ( ,R SALE---Sound, heavy team/ Logging Camp. 4-30 of the Stretch Island road.. Filed. ] weighing 3500, truck, wagon and Moved and carried that the auditor I harness. Herman Wyatt, Shellwork! OR SALF,--16 h. p. steam tractor. be Instructed to advertise a date oil hearing as to the advisability ofselling t 4-16 eApply to H. E. Stumer, Union lat public sale One Garford chassis 3  t !City, Wash. 320tf ;,ton truck rand one Menominee:cltsis WE BUY, raise and sell, fur-beirig,i  v , 3  ton truck, date of hearing t be ]set rabbits, and other fur-bearing a: ANGLESIDE FARM FOR SALE OR for May 8th. 1920, at,, lb. & 't .... ,. , " ".,. reals,, List what you have wit', went for season, 150 acres adjoining manHearingroad OnhldthatHOodsr)ort-Lalde2:80 p. m: .,Nee:ash:Oh-. stating your lowest prices on !a' t :Shelton, about 20 acres in bearing Jections presented..a mution "was made. lot'shipments. The Fur & Sp6eial-/]l orchard and seeded, balance ls- I by A'. E. Daniels. seconded by J. A. ty Farming Co., 515-517 N. P i:il tare and wood land; fine potato Cole. that thi road be estahlished:aC- Fargo, North Dakota. 4-2ii]i dand. Apply this ogles. cording to the.engineer's report....;. .,, .... Moved and carried .that .Mrs, "M..J.  "- Dickinson bs allowed' $X00:00 f0Fa "WANTED--Salesman for Shelton and ,0 TS :IN SHELTgl-:-W.e have., a right-of-way off.forty feet across Iota vie,nit'" Commission ontrac" - 1 . number ox vacant lOtS in nelton 14 to 27 inclusive, McReavy's First Y" e on y t ".v ' .... for sare qm ^ ^r *-'u *'^ . , Ill varl0us locations onered for Add. to Hoodspgrt and the soutb.hf p   u utt ,,,,,. vv , will teac  -o ..... " ale. If interested better look them Oftownshipthe southeast22 north,quarterrangef4 se:flOnW. Clain%ll' ;ion CknroYuh r":e-lncnltIiL O lip soon, because there are reaon to be allowed .when right-of-way deed: in_. ._m, ,s ?, ,,= "'Y':I:', for the owners to stiffen on' prices. is filed with the bo'krd of cdlmty com sruCIOn anu nelp you DUlI]  " ..... 1 .t busingss of your own. Massach2? ............... gances of a war period andare in BRITISH SKEPTICAL , no condition for further visionary ex- I omlnatio of OF WOODEN HOUSE perimentation or the d " 'n I S any class. It is more than ever ira- I. .^ .. e (wonunued from Brans article per,ant that the right men shall b I " ' elected to office,men broad, liberal,,] of last week) safe and sane,--upon which wilrest I.. ....... ' i vancouveri B  is advertlSln id the arduous work. Of t}Ctlort .. ..... " "g "' e rmsn new apa ers several rood and getting the country *iaek: into' ,. . ........ P "" - ':- - -'-;*"^..* -'.... +o ' eis o rame bungalows, materials all eonservauve tmeq w,,,vu ,,,j.  . . ; ......... ;"a''ty , ; " ' r /' CU, ready for assembling, after the any .,, , ,,,. ....,-z. mann ' er of several American firms Washington cannot afford to tie it- " self to a futile candidacy like that of When the great problem is finally Senator Poindexter. Senator Jobason settled, whether the houses are of t missioners. 'On motion the board adjourned tall meet the following dky.. : Wednesday, Aldrll' 7, 1920. 1oal;me in commissioners' room All pretent. (Bills published last week.) The following , bills ,were examined and ordered paid: Standard Oil Co.. supply, county trucks, road and bridge ....... 461.8 Standard O11 Co., supPly:county car, Agric. car and tak for garage, current expense ....... 72.2 Moved and carried that the contract of Kent & Livingston for constructio 'of Permanent Highway 4 E, be ap proved and signed. ,. Moved and carried that the count engineer be allowed helpers at the ratd sette Bonding' and Insurance COm- pany,.'Accident and Health DeiSt.i: Saginaw, Mich., Capital $1,500,00  41" TIDE LANDs FOR SALE We have forty acre, s of tide lands and beach in a' single body reacldnl item"the Hall Donation Claim.'t, :Skookim. Point. The strip eon(kl FOR SALF,---Several tons of loose wheat, oat and vetch hay, $32. Ask a this office. LOGGED-OFF LAND Logged-off land for ':sale' to actual settlers. Price $3.00 per acre and up according'to location, topography and character of soil. Liberal terms of of California is the more logical one , from the West if a candidate is de- 'sired who believes in no league of nations. We are inclined to the be- lief that the majority sentiment of the country, if it could be known, would support the Republican plan Of league with str.ong reryatonsi'and the cv-ndidate ith 'such beliewbu!d be more acceptable. Th6'choidemust be made at the national convention And our state delegatio be free to make its choice and cast its strength for the most representative party candate ..... Bht Republicans must be on their guard. MISDIRECTED EFFORT ''" Those consumers who are wailing about the high cost of spuds, may recall that the legal talent of the administration was hot after hoarders and profiteers last fall and deterred the usual buying from farmer  for storage.. While the result might not .be different and those farmers who were forced to hold their, potatoes :are the gainers, the large percentage which was lost by rot and freeziitg is responsible for the unusual short- ge that exists this season.' The shortage of perishable and seasonable food stuffs makes it po;ssible to teady prices and spread the product ,over the entire year. GOD SAVE THE COUNTRY A. Mitchell Palmer, President Wil- on's attorney general and chief "trust buster," who also considers himself democratic presidential tim- ber has got his gait. His depart- ment is hitting the meat packers and butcbers and their high prices by sending out recipes showing how to bust prices by banning meats and eating other foods. All the demo- cratic efforts to hit the h. c. o. 1. seem t 9 be equally peurile. NOTHING FOR THE FUTURE Some of our young "men would ra- ther have a $14 silk shirt than have a $2 shirt and $12 in the bank; and some of our young women would ra- ther have a pair of $12 silk hose than to have a $2 pair and $10 in the banl These are the kind of people who will find it hard sledding when the hard times come and jobs are scarce--and they are coming--it I inevitable. ----------  /I It ts worth noting that those Who t go out after what they desire usually fret it, and this offers encouragement for our people to go out after some- thing else. , ..... ;. TheFdmily Your family is all together now. How long will it be so? Pre- serve the present happy home spirit in a group portrait by us. The Heckman Photo Shop III i SHELTON LAUNDRY Now equipped with power ma - chinery for first class work. FAMILY LAUNDRY A SPECIALTY Cloaks and Suits cleaned, pressed and dyed. CENTRAL HOTEL Rooms for transients T. HAGIWARA, Prop. \\; Will You Be There? ...... Where? hy, at te JLlW:ZO& Y,GZO" IllOVllll, ]arlwl llr Bat',Ir ovoo nlr, tho 12th, ot ooue. The 'r-est.on has Jr'one to fat ez- penle pt0Vido talent for tllO oveJr' ont4dent ad ars etltle to a W n'-T- YOU BE T="a? Contributed AND TITLE COMPANY somegood clam ahd oyster d payment and interest on deferred wood, stone, brick or straw, I hope of $4.00 per day with Board, on surve and excellent seining grounds .a payments at the rate of six percent (Under State Supervision) the wi party on Meadows road ,should be of ,interest to the up]ahi per annum. Liberty bonds taken in y II be better Iooklng and bet- M v - - i - ' " ..... BH]LTON WASH. : te .......  . o ea anu carr ea 'that acue, leacv owner, The land is offered ii i ,yment at par. r. arrangeu ,nan me av#rage ng-;and Eult Daniels be employed as dep. body. For information ask at , ! SIMPSON LOGGING COMPANY nsn nome of today. English peovleluty assessors at the i-ate of $3.50 per are noted aft home lovers This is'all day, to be placatt on regular pay roll. J0u!nal AgeneY.. .' :,: +h ^. mo.t-ohl, . ........ I.- Engineer filed report on maintenanc ;:.. " ' ' . " "c"  }''" '"' .......... ,, ,.  of Primary State Highway for the smers me m oi nouses mey nve in. [ month of March filed and approved a - '  ' r you could walk with me aiong,00ollows: ........ any ordinary resid*--* ot. ;. T. .... [Olympic Highway No. 1 ........ $132.64 . . .  . .  ;@ ;  .  44k44;;@@;4;@@;@ _ , .... :_-ff .. F-; ......... ,'" t Olympic Highway No. 2 ..... .., l'lt./ff ' l ....... i ,'A "'  unl uxnru, lvlanenl;er, or' almost Olympic Highway No. 3 ........ 763.49 anywhere else in these islands, you l (Maintenance ......... $257.50)  .. * ..... ' ''% ": " " : } ' :;'a * r : = ' - f ,  would be im16ressed bv the crowded ',Olympic Hfghway Nb, 4..,,,. b'8b'7  " .... ,, ] ,. ' , d ". , I (Maintenance ......... $257,50) J appearance, of everything. For the iNavy Yard Highway No. 1.. : .... $I. ' r " " m ' ..... I :'  :' J I' a ', '' = " whole length of the street, except of Nvy Yard lfghgay' iNo. 2 ...... 195.4 " ...... ",Y,lt,,*[ "  b course at crossings, the houses are Nky Yard I. ghw.y :No, 3.....j" 4eqJ9 ' ,'/ ', built in olia hlolr h .l,.  Report certified .and, .*transnitte" t'o  ' ....  -ris ........... state ,..oo Distinctive Spring Footwear ;: p] rag, m enect, only one ounuing. Board adjourned to meet Satu}tday, Usually they are close to the street, April 10, 1,0. , with little or no yard tn front, "and :Thursday and Friday, April .8th and , r ' i ,'r' 9(h,spent inspecting roads. 9 P :,n',':,, "  rather less than 'aft o' that behind.:' Saturday. April" 10th;"'Board called .... As a result, of course, many more people can be crowded into an acre of valuable land. The lack of adapt- ability of the scheme appears at the cross streets. Where the houses join there can be no windows in the ends. Therefore the last house as no end windows. Nothing can be more dreary than such a blank wall. Let me em- phasize the fact that I am describing, not the slums, but the kind of a street that yon or I would live in in fact the one I do live in. Only the: wealthy can afford separate houses set in their own grounds. Few Modern Houses. The house in which we live is re- p tired to be over a hundred years old, and I am willing to believe it. Nat- urally, many conveniences were over- loked when it was built. It is on three  floors, and there is no running water except on the first, and no hot water anywhere. The landlady car- ries our jug of hot water (none too much) up to the third floor every morning. Even in mueh more modern houses,, central heating plants are rare. Ev- ery house is constructed as a matter bf course with a fireplace in every room, and it is the custom to have a separate flue for every fireplace. One can tell at a glance the number of rooms in a house by counting the chimney pots. In a schoolroom or a grocery store the only heat will be supplied by a fireplace, which looks strangely out of place in such sur- roundings. Obviously, such a system is wasteful of fuel, even though most eople keep only one warm room. oreover, fireplaces cannot produce the uniform, sustained heat of fur- naces. We do notice, however, that we have been more free from colds this winter than ever before in our livs, perhaps because there is no marked difference between the tem- eerature indoors and out. Here, at ast, there seems to be some advan- tage on the side of the old methodS. Besides, a good collection of antique chimney pots ives an air of pic- turesque placid;ty ,to a house which is hard to a'chieve in any other, way. J. H. BINNS. to order by chalrmam All present. Letter received from 'Simpson Log- ging ComPany. lorotestlng ttalnst the building of the Sunnyside: Skokomish . bridge. Filed. " Bid for , the constracton of the SUnnystde Skokomish bri] red-elves !and el)cried as follows: Union Bridge Co., total lum sum for. l.entire struc- ture, $29.9,03.00 -" Mod and carried that this bid of the Unioq Bridge Co. be rejected, as the bid is too high. Moved and carried that the bond of Kent & Livingston in the amount of $8,973.00 for ,be construction 'of Perm- anent Highway 4 E be approved and filed. Letter received from the Sk0komish Telephone Company accepting fanchise granted by this board. Filed. Moved and carried that " insurance" policy of the Northwestern National Insurance Company of Milwaukee, Wis:, for insurance on Velle truck, Federal. Garford and Menomlnee and two Sash Quad trucks and one Palge car, be approved. Moved and carried that thq Lake Cushman road be established according to the engineer report thereof. Moved and carried that the engineer be instructed to draw plans and speci- fications for the construction of a bridge across Goldsborough creek on the Egypt Valley road in section 19, township 20 north, range 4 W. W. M., about 8 miles distance form Shelton. Date bids to be opened May 8. 1920, at ,10 a. nl. Moved and carried that A. L. Johnson be notified to remove all debris and logs in the ditches along the Olympic Highway over which he has been log- ging. Moved and carried that it is a neceS- sity for the county to owfl a garage to house the county machinery, and that the county buy from Mrs. Emma LeCompte property described as fol- lows, known as the Potts' barn: (Continued on page 6) The Shelton Lumber & Shingle Company, which recently took over the plant at the old electric power house, has made over the sawmill and is turning out the timbers and lum- ber required for the shingle mill which is now under eonstruction ad- JMning. After supplying their own needs they expect ,to soon have both lumber and shingles to supply the local demand. With one exception !all members of the concern are of one family and practical mill men, all working to make a successful business ...... : *v, r ; ;': , The spring fo0,tWe:now begins to show itself in many new and attractive modei(ad leather in both high and low shoes. The ! excellent workmanship and quality of material which character, .-., ize the Utz & Dunn Shoes are but further evidence of this store's insistent" dmands for merchandise of real value. New j,,,, , spring styles rnW" i n. ' ill ,,.1,'. NEW.FASmONED HOSmmr i'i! / It is a way, s,:a pleasure to purchase hosiery of the quality and make of te Burlington New-fashioned. Knitted full in 'the leg and narrow at the ankle insures a smooth, snug fi/:ihout wrinkling or binding. And there is no seam in the back or under the foot. Burlington New-fashioned Hosiery gives th[ neat trim appearance so much desired espe - ,ally when low shoes are worn. We have your size in your favorite weave aflld color. DOn'T MZ88 ]I[B,JLI8]gZ0Ar T-]ZO BM0w:B]g TO]I[O]UgOW ]IG:I Lumbermen ' s Mercantile Company . m ] ' . #, #, #, i, i ' .... i*