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18, 1963 Of Morgan, 1520 last Sunday, at the Shelton His passing end 66 active years were spent fan VJas born ril 28, 1896. He Wash., before town where he years as Supt. Reom at Rayon- Was active in sev- He was a two of these,! County Post 1694 Veterans to the 7e AsSll. .s from Batstone 2 pan. Wednes- Shelton Me- his wife, Esther : 1 brother Ever, 1 sister Mrs. Alas- ees and neph- 66, died in living ason county. Mrs. in the Dayton held at 1 p.m. tone Ftmeral {. Rings offi- aeld in Shel- ;ons, Warren E. and y C., Mat- Olympia Legislalor Don Miles, Republican legislator from Olympia will be the featured speaker at the Mason County Re- publican Central Comnfittee meet- ink "Wednesday evening, April 24 at the P.U.D. auditoriunl In Shel- ton. The lneeting will start promptly at 8 p.m. Republican precinct committee- men will be asked to adopt an amended net of by-laws for the comltry organization and will hear plans for the 196: I finance drive according to Cent&apos;al Committee chairman S. W. Vander\\;Vegen. Miles is expected to discuss the; recent session of the Legislature. His tall< is scheduled for approxi- mately 9 p.m. and the public is in- vited to hear him at that time. SHELTON--MASON COUNTY JOURNAL- Published in Ch, rfstmastown, U.S.A'.", Shelt0n,' Washington Republicans To Hear Union Residents Observe Easter With Family Gatherings |iG000000es Jennie Gruner! Succumbs Here Q !}' . E OUR ! A resident for the past ten years, Jennie Louisa Grnnert, RL. 2 Box 822, (lied in Shelton April 13, 1963. She was born Oct. 28, 1881 in Buffalo, New York, Mrs. Grunert was 81 at her passing. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Batstone Funeral Home followed by a graveside ser- vice at 1:30 p.m. at the Mt. View Cemetery in Tacoma. Sm'vivors include 2 sons, Anton F., Tacoma, and Ctarenee H., Shelton; 1 brother. Edward Hesse, Buffalo, New Ydrk; 1 sister, Mrs. Clara MaeMahon, Youngstown, Ohio; 4 grandchildren and 6 great- grandchildren. lock, William C., Coos Bay, Ore.; 1 brother, Charles S. Ogg, Shel- ton; 1 sister, Mrs. Darel Goldy, Shelton; 18 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. ADD ON BEDROOMS finish the attic or basement.., enlarge the entire house. Our modernization loan will take care of the costs. No down payment necessary, take years to repay. Simply bring in your plans and contractor's estimates. Our experienced counselor is at your service.- Investigate today. By Elhel I):llby UNION.--Easter Smulay found the devout of our commnnity at- I tending services of their individual churches, according to their faith. It was a (lay for family gatherings at home tilroughout. The sprinkle of Flin di(t nol deter m' effect IAle enlhusi:sm of the little foll( bent on gatherin K Easter eggs, nor dM it kee 1 ) them from gathering the Marry tri/limns along woodian(l trails. At their Canal home for Easter vacation from Seattle was Mrs. Robert Fletcher and children. Dr. and Mrs. Fritz Wilbur took the drive out from town also. and got in a visit with Mrs. L. E. Wilkeson, Mrs. \\;ilbur's sister. who has been occupying the Mrs. Enoch Nelson home for the past year or more. During their stay in Seattle of tile past few months, Mrs. Wilbur has filled m some of her spare time as substitute teach- er for the Seattle school board. "Doe" is taking life a bit more easy than suits his spirit, recover- in K from eye surgery of-recent date, and is one fo tile local fish- ermen who will not be going out trout fishing next Sunday when the season opens on Mason termly lakes. Kenneth Dalby of Seattle. spent Thursday and Friday visiting his father Ed Dalby and grandmother, Mrs Ethel Dalby, leaving Satur- day via bus for the city. Some of our local families were visiting away from home and had not returned at tile time of this writing. Among the family gather- ings and dinners were the follow- ing: The Tom Tmers had with them Mr. and Mrs. Conrad West- erland of Seattle, and also Marie's mother, Mrs. Josie Gibson of Ten- in(), Wash. AT TIlE M, C. STARKS were Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stark and Chary Everly, their daughter, of Renton; Mrs. Mary "Waters. Ta- coma, and Miss Jane Williams, Olympia. The Stark's son-in-law Ed Struck, Spangle, was also a dinner guest. Mr. Struck having driven over from Tacoma for the day, and where he has been hos- pitalized for the past week or more, due to a back injury. Report is that Oscar Anderson, a resident of Union for the past ten years, and who recently made his home at Union Cafe place, Was removed last week to Veterans Hospital in Seattle for treatment. He is reported as having been in con l:ll;h- \\;vere decorated with Eashq ba:dets of pink eamelias. Hostc, s,des I'm tile potluck hmcheon were A{rs. Gladys Sherman and Mrs. Harry Ma\\;vso!l. Presid(mt M;s Alfred Cowan ptesided. I'ians \\;Vel'C rmtd(  for :1 card party on May 3 at Union Communily Hall. delails of which will appear in a late)' i.ssue of The doln'nal Two N'nesls l:)vesem were Mrs leiake of Minnesola mother el: Mrs. Marien Richardson and Mrs. Robert Bing- Icy nf Hoodsl)olt. The Hood Canal Woman's Club eonvelles today at the club house at Potlatch at 11 a.m. It was ex- pected that Pres. Helen Thwaites wouht have relill'ned from Florida to preside During her absenc.e of some months. Mrs. Vera Short- sleeves, vice president, has acted in her place. The Union members are hoslesses for the noon hmeh- con. The Art Class founded by the Fine Arts dept. of the H.C.'W.C. last November. and which has been meeting each Monday at, the Chase home-studio for a two-hour work session with David Barclay as in- structor held its last meeting for the club year April 8. The art class was created for members of lhe H.C.W.C. as a non-profit and purely cultural project of the club year Later an invitation was ex- tended to a few otheP interested women who joined the class. Mr. Barclay will continue on with his own classes for the spring and summer season, and will also fea- ture outdoor sketching classes when weather permits. Mr, and Mrs. Peter Borg were pleasantly surprised Sunday a week ago by a large number of their Eastern Star and Masonic friends. The farewell party was a tribute to the Burgs on their leave taking from Hood Canal by about a hundred of their Mason County friends. Most of whom are associates of Elinor Chapter East- ern Star. and :Masonic Lodge No. 27 of Union. During the evening music was provided by Frances Radtke and Mrs. Louis Larson of Shelton. -rhe Burgs were presented with a farewell gift after beTng introduced by Lud Andersen who was an impromptu master of cere- monies. Mrs. Kurt Lang also spoke of the Burgs contribution to the community during their several years residence at Potlatch. They bid farewell to their friends Tues- day when leaving for their new home at Smnamnaish, where Mr. ill weeks. At the Arne Gabrilson hmne. scarcity of bird honse apartments has been causing difficulties among the newly weds of bird life. According to Nina Miller. several types of swallows have been try- ing to encroach or 'worm in" on the smaller house of the chicka- dees, to the utter upset and frus- tration of the Chickadee family. Also casting an eye about for light housekeeping apartments are sev- eral lesser types of small brown birds. A pair of Robins also have been observed apparently in quest of some secluded spot in which to build a nest of their own. Judging from the frantic and silent race of a squirrel across the pathw-y, with a robin in close pursuitall of nature feels the bursting out of spring ,and also dmnestic life of a sort. THE APRIL MEETING of Un- on Ladies Civic Club was last Thursday at Community Hall, and was refined as an Easter Bonnet party. The women made original hats which they in turn modeled. First prize going to Mrs. Clara Gwin for tile prettiest chapeau-- made of green mos= and small balloons. Mrs. Robert Bingley and Lucille Wojahn tied for the award of the "funniest hats". The lunch- health for tile past several Borg will be in charge of tile Vasa Park resort. The party was held at. the Hood Canal Woman's club- house a Potlatch. MILS, NINA 5IILLEI{ spent Easter Sunday with son. Fern Miller and family at Olympia. re- turning Monday. Capt. and Mrs. Sandy Bernsen of Anacortes took the drive over to spend Saturday visiting Mr, and Mrs. Lud Andersens. over tJe now called MeReavy Drive---ithe old Union City road to Shelton), and which they found had been greatly improved by the County--- surfaced for the entire length something never having been com- pletely worked over before. The party then drove on to the Wayne Allen home at Belfair, where a family dimmer completed the day. Mr. and :Mrs. Frank Hamilton and family of Presser, spent sev- eral days visiting at the home of :Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hamilton last week. The two brothers Hamilton, both of whom are fishermen got a couple of nice catches of black mouth during the time. Tile W. S. Heekman's returned home last week, after spending the winter months in Shelton. where Mrs. Heekman has been em- ployed at Shelton General Hos- pital as registered nurse. The OLYMPIA IN SHELTON -- SEE: KURT MANN -- MANN REAL ESTATE PLAQUE IS INSTALLD--Mayor Frank Travis Jr, looks at the plaque recently installed in the city's Brewer Park at the corner of Fifth and Franklin Streets. The Park is named for the late E. E. "Bob" Brewer, city water superintendent for 27 years until his deth in September, 1953. The plaque was acquired jointly by the city and Mrs. Brewer as a memorial to the late Mr, Brewer. The land for the park was donated by the Simpson Timber Company many years ago. In November, 1953, two months after Mr. Brewer's death, the park was officially named for him by the city with the consent of Simpson. Mat/oct Woman Has 27 Years As MMK &how Bus Driver Mary :M. Knight schom makes the boast that bus driver. Mrs. Dora Hearing, has served more years as a school bus driver than any other \\;vomml in the United States and challenges anyone to equal her record of 27 years in that capacity, which includes 22 year of continuous service. Mrs. Hearing first began driv- ing a school bus in 1924, the year the present Mary IV[. Knight school was built and continued until 1929 when she and her husband moved to Snoqualmie. They returned to this eomnmnity in 1935 and en- gaged in ranching. She again was employed as a bus driver in 1941 and continued until the present time, a total of 22 years uninter- rupked service. Testifying as to her skill as a driver. Mrs. Hear- Heekmans say- as do many others. "there's no place like home", but the present time finds both of them very hard at work getting house and yard, lawn in order again. ing has never had an accident and no delays other than those oc- casioned by minor mechanical fail* ure or adverse road conditions. The first bus driven by Mrs. Hearing was a one-ton Chevrolet with wood sides and top and the seats were two benches along the sides. That vehicle could not be- gin to compare in comfort with the present commodious buses which have cushioned seats, air conditioning and many safety de- vices. Mrs. Hearing has transported two generations of Mary M. Knight students, among them Bob Trenckmann. prominent rancher, from the thne he was in the first grade and later his daughter Beu- lah during her twelve years of elementary and high school. 1 Chamber Hears Oisrussion O[ Marine Researrh A good crowd turned out for the Shelton Chamber of Com- merce meethlg Thursday to hear a discussion of the work at the Rayonier Marine Research facil- ity on Hood canal. Dr. Jerome Stein, head of the research work. and John Denison spoke about and showed slides on tests they made at Port Angeles after an order by the State Poilu- tion Commission that additional facilities to prevent pollution would be necessary. They said that their tests showed that the marine life ap- peared to be unharmed, although tests at locations near the pulp mill indicated a lack of oxygen in the water. Investigation of the tests used in determining oxygen showed that another chemical was throw- ing the tests off and when an ac- curate test was made, it showed a sufficient supply of oxygen. ..... PAGE 5 r Lake Nahawtzel Will See Openin[ Of Fishing Season On Sunday Morning By ,loann TuPl)er LAKE NAHWATZEL.--Fishing season opens at Lake Nahxatzel] Sunday. The Resort enlarged and I lengthened the dock, boats will be t available, and the'store ill be I open all night Saturday and will t be serving breakfast for the con- venience of the fishermen. ] Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Mary] Tveit last Tuesday evening were :Mr. and Mrs. Ira Ford of Deck. erville. Mrs. Paul Webster and son, Perry, Bremerton. visited the Tveits last Sunday. We are happy to report that Mrs. Clifford Reeve is now at home after major surgel-y last Tues- day morning in the Olympia Hos- pital. Drop-in glmst last Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Bleekers was Owen Simpson, 8helton. Frank Cooper. Jr., Payne Field, Eddie Holmes. McChord Field, and Miss Kathy.Clark, 8helton, were 'week-end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Copoer. Mrs. Cooper was tuucheon guest ai: the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McClanahan of Shelton. MRS. ARCHIE KELLEY is still Among Your Merchants NEW HEARING AID CENTER GRAND OPENING Grand opening of the Shelter Hearing Aid Center is scheduled for next Monday in its quarters at 211 Cots street Lawrence Breen. certified au- diologist, is opening the hearing center as a branch of the New Audiphone Company of Seattle, which he now owns after starting with it as an employe. During the course of his many years experience in the audio field, he was service manager of BeN tone Hearing Aids Seattle office but has put in most of his exper- ience with Western Electric Company. He claims to be the on- ly one in the state qualified to fit transistor computers for severe cases of deafness which cannot be helped by any other means. He plans to establish a schedule for keeping the 8helton Hearing Aid Center open after next week's opening, depending on the need. as most of the custom fitting ot hearing aids will be done by ap- pointment either by Breen in per- son or by a staff member under his direction. Brochures will be available for those wishing tllem explaining who can and who cannot undergo car surgery to correct hearing deficiencies. "Our company policy is to ad- vise people what they need if any- thing," Breen stated. "If an aid won't help we say so frankly ra- ther than attempt to sell a person something that will cause him dis- comfort." In addition to custom fitting of hearing aids. the 8helton Hearing Aid Center will carry a stock ot batteries and cords, and will be prepared to service all makes aria models of hearin aids. McCONKEY DRUG CENTER EXPANDS DISPLAY AREA Roy McConkey has added to the merchandise display area of Mc- Conkey Drug Center by removal in the Shelton General Hospital from injuries she suffered in an auto accident, April 6. Her daugh- ter. Betty, was released from tile hospital last Friday. Sunday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dawson were Mr. and Mrs. James Sleeker. Mr. and Mrs. Roe Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. John Patten and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. Franklin's mother, Mrs. Dora Crowell, Quilcene, and his sister. Mrs. Louie Bee. We are happy to report that Mrs. Lawrence Hansen's mother, Mrs. EdiUl Profitt, Seattle, was able to take a few- steps after her recent operation. She broke her hip when she accidently fell a few weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Diggte and family were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and :Mrs. Ed Valley of N[atlock. Visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Hewson last Thursday were their daughter, Mrs. Phil Parker, Olympia, and Mrs. Park- er's house guest. Mrs. H. A. Park- er. Ephrata. They enjoyed a pic- nic dinner and afterwards the Hewson's granddaughters. Kitty and Jennifer Parker returned home with their mother. They have been visiting at their grand- parents home dm,ing Easter vaca- tion. Mrs. Myrtle Cameron of 8helton spent Sunday at the Hewson's home. They enjoyed a drive to Puyallup Valley to see the daffo- dils in bloom. MR. AND MRS. John Sommer- feld. 5r. (Sandra Tupper) returned from a short honeymoon trip last %Vednesday to spend a few days with Mrs. 8omerfeld's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Tupper. They left last Friday for their new home in Fullerton, Calif. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Ford last Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Soothe and family, He- quiam, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Taylor of Olympia, and Steve Crape, Mat- lock. We wish to extend deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Mary Chappel of Dayton, who passed away last Friday afternoon at Botts Nursing Home in Shelton, Funeral services were held at Bat. stone Funeral Home last Tuesday with burial at Shelton Cemetery. Deffinbaugh Resig.s As Deputy Sheriff Deputy Sheriff David J. Def- finbaugh has resigned from the Mason County Sheriff's office, Sheriff D. S. (Sam) Clark said this week. In his letter of resignation to Clark. Deffinbaugh said other in- terests would take up his time and made it necessary for him to re- sign. Deffinbaugh was appointed dep- uty sheriff by Clark in January. IN POLICE COUIT On. the docket in Shelton Police Court Monday night were Jack R. Cooper, no valid operator's li- cense. $25 forfeit: John R. Bliner, minor is possession of liquor, $25 forfeit; Michael "W. Smith. minor in possession of liquor. $25 forfeit; Craig Clements. minor m posession of liquor, $25 forfeit; Samuel L, Valley, minor in possession of li- quor, $25 forfeit; Paul D. McCoy, trespassing, disturbing the peace, dismisse.d; Felix Brazeau, minor consuming liquor, dnmk in public, $25 folffeit; William Stacy, drunk of the fountain and installation of in public, $10 forfeit. Nathan L. Hicks was picked up lighted wall cases and display for being AVv-OL from the Army islands. The project, which is nearing[ at Ft. Lewis and turned over to completion, will add 600 sq. feet l Army authorities. Wayne L. Schna- to the Evergreen Square building[ bel charged with being drunk and occupied by McConkey for thedisorderly and resisting aTest was past 7 years, transferred to the sheriff's office. OF Then Remember--. i l ii!! 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