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PACE I0 SIIELToN--IASON" couNTY 30URNAL--Publlalied ii'Ch.,itmatow2, U.Z.lt.", Shelton, W, ashnon Thursday, Grapeview Area Fishermen Have Good Opening Day Last Sunday !best friends since boyhood, the late GRAPEVIEW --- Sunday morn- called "fishermen". Dorothy Staudt ing dawned warm and somewhat and daughter Susie also got out lair, much to the delight of fresh- end tried their luck with some water anglers who took advantage success. of "opening day" on the lakes to Old "salt" A1 and son Jim Okon- try their luck against the frisky ek with grandson Jimmy refused trout. o give up their old fishing grounds Coming.out from Seattle to dan- for fresh water substitutes last gle their lines in the clear cool Sunday. Jim furnished boat and waters of Spencer Lake early Sun- motor, driving out from Shelton. day were Dean and Billie Buck- and fortunately they landed their ingham with children. Becky and fish before breaking the shaft on Johnny. Luck was with them and one motor. The second motor got Grandpa Orin, Dean, Becky and them back to shore and the outing John got their limit. A second try was pronounced a success. out was made t.o give Billie her For Don Query, who has longed chance and again they had some to cateh a salmon from the day he success, arrived in Grapeview, it was strict- Benson Lake proved bountiful: ly a case of "knowing the right for several fishermen from the person" for on Sunday morning, Staudt family with will Staud Jr. friend Ed Okonek hosted an expe- son Kenny and younger bIother, dillon to his favorite fishing Imles Bob Vaughan all having phenome- with very favorable results for nal success Sunday morning. Bro- both anglers The catch ranged thers' Louie of Everett and John from two pounds to ten pounds witl son Tommy of Renton also- with Ed capturing the biggest proved themselves worthy to be prize of the day. - TIlE FIRST girl in three gene- day evening to Grapeview while proud grandma Ruth remained to help out at the Smith household. Saturday was Demonstration Day for 4-H members and Grape- view's "4-H Barnacles" did them- selves proud with nearly 100 per- cent of their members demonstrat- ing at the Angle Building in Shel- ton Entering the contest, in "Bak- ing" were Clifford. Alice and Ka- thy Hicks. Bonnie Benson. Georgia Clayton, Susan Hill, Kim Nick- leas, Kathy and Bucky Query and Donald Somers. Gardening project members who demonstrated their skills were Susan Hill, Leslie Okonek. Don Somers. Jody Engen and Art Nicklaus and in the Sew- mg group were Susan Pogreba. Jerry Hill and Jody Engen. Lea- ders on hand watching over their young charges were Mesdames Jubie Hicks. Art Nicklaus and Jer- ry Hill TALENT ABOUNDS in our fair community and to prove it all, bowlers from the Shelton Mr. and Mrs, League who took first place trophy were "The Vagabonds", consisting of Don and Shirley Po- grcba and Joe and Shirley Engen. Tim annual Bowling Banquet was held at the Shelton Hotel last Sat- urday evening with 36 team mem- bers present. On hand from Shel- .. NEW... LAWN-BOY FINGE00 tip START JUST TOUCH AND MOW rations in Lhe family was justifi- able cause for rejoicing in the Dallas Smith family and ample reason for a rush trip to Everett for the Web Ethertons last Sun- day. Web and Ruth forgot about fishing and drove up to visit daugh- ter Barbara who had been deliver- ed of a baby girl in the wee small hours Saturday mornmg. Miss Ju- lie [%uth Smith, who weighed in at seven pounds four ounces. 3oins two brothers, Jeff and Jay. Great grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Parks accompanied the Ethertons to meet the newest addition to the family and then returned Sun- ton besides the Pobrebas and En- gens were Bill and Judy Staudt, Web and Ruth Etherton George and Ruby Lewis and Bob and Car- ole Battles. Trophy winners were Joe Engen, who had high ave, age for the league, Shirley Pogreba, with high series with handicap, George Lewis. who had high game :: :: :, . Lightest weight Magnalite Housing' cuts mower weight. Quietest mowing Oversize muffler reduces noise. Safest operation Exceeds ASA standards. Highest powered -[ -powered for smoother mowing. Easiest lawn care Vacuuw sweeps leaves and clippings into the bag. in Shod... LAWN-BOY is the mowingest mower on the market! Priced From $69.95 SAEGER MOTOR SHOP On Hillcrest Pafenfed Also Pals. Pend. SCOTSMAN MODEL (Extensions shown, optional) You get more usable power per dollar...more gar- dening per minute with the 2V2 h.p. Scotsman model. It tiUs, cultivates, mulches, weeds-works up to 10" deep, up to 23" wide with extensions. Yet this com- pact, versatile little powerhouse costs less than many ordinary, single-purpose "soil scratchers." High-quaLity inner construction as in larger Merry Tiller models. Same rugged chain-gear drive-up to 60% nore eient than the worm-gear drives used by competitive tillers. The Scotsman Combines Light. weight design, minimum bulk and patented "gripper- leverage" action for easiest handling. Quickly converts to tractor--does many other jobs. See it here now! Saeger Hotor Shop ON HILLCREST  PHONE 426-4602 with handicap and Ruby Lewis who received most improved wo- man bowler's trophy besides a pla- que from Women's International Bowling Congress. Judy Staudt is bowling in the Simpson \\;Vomen's League and her "Research" team took first place. Their banquet will be held this Thursday night at Rit- ler's. Congratulations to all these talented people. On the 5ray home from their bowling banquet Saturday evening the St audts. Engens and Pogrebas stopped, off at the Ed Okoneks to wish Mrs. O. a happy birthday and join in on the final hem- or so of a surpnise party in Louise's honor, Other guests attending the affair, hosted by "loving spouse". Ed Okonek, and assisted" by the Clam Hells and Russ Wells were Don and Vivian Query;. Howard and Cleo Cook {who drove out from Bremerton) and Ralph and Judy Hatch. OUR NEWEST PERMANENT Grapeview residents, Eke and Ann Eaci'ett, "chaperoned" by Ann's folks, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Eckert, drove to Vaughn Saturday evening where they enjoyed a friendly get to-gather and dinner as the guests of former Grapeviewite Bob Strat- ford, his wife Gerry and daughter Connie. Other guests for the even- mg were Jerry's mother. Mrs..Ly- man Freeborn, and Mr. and iV[rs. Bob Davidson all of Vaughn. Sunday "Eke" and Ann were most delightfully surprised by a drop-in visit from Eke's brother, Edwin and wife as well as their daughter and husband. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Reed, all of Port Angles.. Seeing Eke and Ann's "For Sale" sign on their Shelton home, a quick phone call brought the two couples to Grapeview in time to join them for lunch and a nice visit. The sad occasion of the funeral of Curls Steike took Ann and Eke to Port Angeles Monday. Mr. Ste- ike was the father of one of Eke's THE CHAMP HOMELITE'S N EW CONVERTIBLE DRIVE You can tell a lot from the slim,- compact lines. Heft the rugged, die-cast construction and you know that the C-9 is asaw that will last. Check its speedy start, its balance, its smooth oneration, end you'll agree it's one of the most impressive chain saws you've ever had a hand on. IIAVE A FREE DEMONSTRATION Saeger's Motor Shop On Hillcrest We Service What We Sell Arthur Steike. Our Grapeview Grade school children went to worlc with willing hearts and hands over the weekend with very rewarding results, sell- ing Blue 'Birds and thus benefiting the Washington Children's Home and the service it provides for oz'- phaned and neglected youngsters. The Sarah Eckert Orthopedic Guild met at the home of Mrs. Fred Givens. who was assisted in her hostess duties by Mrs. Orin Soule. Nineteen attended the work meeting and much was accom- plished towards this fall's Country Store. A new member. Mrs. Joel Bengtson. was welcomed into the told. Mrs. Buck chauffeured Mrs, Cotlin and Mrs. Dowell over from Treasure Island, as well as Mrs. Dowell's h0useguest from Sher- wood, Ore. Next month's meeting will be held in the evening, third Friday on May, at the home of Ethel Buckingham with 'Marge Holl serving as co-hostess. The joy of becoming seven years old was shared Sunday afternoon by Miss Janie Pogreba. when she and her mother, Mrs. Don Pogreba hosted a luncheon and birthday party for her friends in Mrs. Ot- sen's "little room". Fifteen guests included the Misses Georgia Clay- ton. Susie Pogreba, Kristi Somers and Bonnie Benson besides Pete Hill, Kim Nicklaus, David and Kathy Hicks. Monica Eldridge, Mike Benson, Leslie Freeman, Ja- mie and Cathy Query and Calvin Peters: After a delicious repas, games, prizes and presents occupi- ed the pleasant afternoon. Many happy returns! UPPER ROOM YOUNGSTERS in our grade school happily greet- ed their teacher-principal Art Zehe back to school after a two-week absence. Looking fit and well-rest- ed, Art resumed his duties after undergoing surgery at Shelton Ge- neral Hospital April 8. News from former Grapeview- ites: Mrs, Dale Van Valkenburg is t her Shelton home again (and thankfully so) after recovering from emmency surgery at Swe- dish Hospital in Seattle two weeks ago. Talking about her family, Neva reports that son, Phil is enroute to Libya, North Africa. He is an Airman Ist class in the US AF. His wife and Lwo children are here with the Van Valkenburgs for a visit. The Van Valkenburgs' daughter left her job in a Denver bank to also be on hand to help her mother during her convale- scence. Mrs. Evelyn Hysom, a former resident, much esteemed by her Grapeview friends, sends us news of her marriage January 12 to George Garcia The newlywed couple is residing at present in San Francisco. Calif. Our best wishes go to Evelyn Fred LuLz is toting the school books these days to Bremerton Business College and doing a good job of it. All this in addition to his duties at the Naval Shipyard. With spring cleaning upon us, now might be a good Lime to re- mind local "residents that our Or- thopedic Guild will be needing good rummage for a project yet to be announced. Further information can be obtained from Mrs. Myron Polk. Another gentle reminder -- May 25 and 26. Buddy Poppies will be sold at the Grapeview Store and by school children. Once again Myron and 'Louise Polk have ac- cepted the co-hairmanship for the Nuel-Curtis V.F.W. Post and Aux- iliary No. 5372 of Belfair. The pro- ceeds, of these sales are used for Disabled Veterans and their fam- ilies as well as for the Eaton Ra- pids Children's Home. Happy Birthday to Master Bucky Query .who became 11 years old April 22: Birthday cake was shar- ed with his classmates at school to celebrate the event. Quality CHEVROLET Telephone oue Chewolet deale00 fop any kind of t00uek. HELL CHEVROLET C600PAHY 1st & Grove Sis. Shelton, Wash. Ph. 426-4426 Birthday Club At Allyn Honors Mrs. Alfreda Lockwood Last Week By Judy Von Osten ALLYN Thanks and a job well done to all those folks who helped search for two-year-old Ivan ) Dishon son of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Dishon. Young Ivm decided to go for a hike in the woods and wandered in a 3 mile circle and exhausted put his head down on the ground and went to sleep. He was found 12 hours after he was discovered mmsing. His dog Casey stayed with him throughout the ordeal. A most gratifiyng sight to see so many people turn out wil- ling to help search for the lad. Words could never express the thanks for all those who helped search, followed the bloodhounds, made coffee and sandwiches for the men, and the many others who did what they could Birthday club of Allyn held its regular meeting last Wednesday at the home of Mrs. Alfreda Lock- wood. 12 members were in attend- ence. Everyone brought their pot- luck dish which added up to a very delicious luncheon. Since Mrs. Lockwood had been up all night waiting word on her lost grand- son, Ivan, club members stayed only a short while. Mrs. Ethel Rothline will be hostess for next month. Thursday evening the gals of the Replinishing Shower group met to shower Mrs. Flora Bennett of Min- ter Creek. Flora got the usual lovely gifts which were towels, table clothes, flower vase, big serv- ing plate, and a lovely big salad bowl. Flora's two daughters help- ed her out by making the refresh- ments. They'd prepared a delicious Crab casserole and Sausage and noodle dish. homemade rolls, and lovely h'uit salad. Such a lovely party and good food. Next honor- ed gel will be Mrs. Dorothy Grff2 fey of Altyn. MR. AND MRS. Earl Terrelt were hosts for a dinner pa'ty to celebrate Earl's birtiday on Satur- day evening. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Boyce, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hirsch, Mr. and Mrs. Jewel Von OsLen and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Von Osten, Karen and Shari were all guests. A very lovely dinner prepared and served by Lois was elegant. May you have many more birthdays as happy and fun as this was, Earl. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Boyce have returned from Tacoma to spend some time in their beach home near Allyn. Deepest sympathy goes to Mrs. Blanche Zeitner and Janis in the passing of her sister of Vancouver. Blanche and Janis left Tuesday to attend the funeral and to help with her sister's five children. Mr. and Mrs. Harvery Wolfe and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wolfe of Seattle came out to their cabin in Lakewood for opening day of fish- rag. IVrs. Clay Jones and Mrs'. Emil GaLena delivered Easter cards and hand made tray favors filled with candy eggs for the patients of the Allyn House. These were compli- ments of the Beachcombers Gar- den Club. The Victor Improvement Club sent along two bright and cheerful spring flower art"ange- ments. Visitors at the Wes Griffey home last Sunday were Gerry's parents Mr. and Mrs. Millay Haley and Jackie of Port Orchard. Air Force Education Opportunities Are Outlined Training and career opportuni- ties in the U.S. Air Force have never been better than they are right now, sergeant Fred Knight, local Air Force Recruiting Repre- sentative announced today, In Today's Air Force, Educa- tion and Training are being stres- sed more and more each day, re- sulting in better opportunities for new enlistees to receive technical training to their speciality as well as to participate in an ecellent off-duty formal educational pro- gram. Many airmen have earned college diplomas while on active duty. Educational opportunities are available in both the United States and overseas. Airmen may era.ell in college level courses giv- en on.base or at a nearby school, or nay Lake correspondence cours- es offered by the United Armed Forces Institute. In addition to other education- a] courses available, qualified air- men can earn commissions through the avaiation cadet program, the officer training school program, the airmsn education and commis- sioning program and the Air Force Academy. Education is of utmost import- ance in oday's aerospace age and the Air Force is now urging all students to finish High School be- fore attempting to enlist. Some college is beneficial to the enlisted man and will onhance his advance- ment opportunities. To qualify for an Air Force en- listment the applicant must be be- tween 17 and 27 years of age. Those under 18 must have parent- al consent. Married personnel may have no more than one dependent at the time of application. All ap- plicants must meet established mental and physical requirements, Basic military training is con- ducted at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Tex. The course is five weeks for those selected to attend a technical training school and eight weeks for all others. Technical zraining courses vary in length from seven to 60 weeks. Additional information on Air Force enlistments may be obtained by calling Sergeant Knight in Olympia at 352-9362. or by visit- ing the recruiting office at 205 E. 4th Ave. in Olympia, , Spending Easter wcetcnd at the home of their son and family, ]Vr. and Mrs. Leonard Nelson, were Leonard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Nelson of St, ellen. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Rtcha.rd Johnson of Allyn, were Mrs. John- son's sister, Mrs. Casper Frogner, with her husband and daughter, Mrs. Mabel Goodwin. Mrs. Good- win, niece of Mrs. Johnson is a licensed saleslady and broker with Russell Jones Realty. Other callers on the Johnsons were Mrs. Nellie Hohnson, a friend, from Seattle and her son Harold from Bremerton, Spending Easter with her folks, Mr. and Mrs. John-- son, were their daughter, Mrs, Ben Geiszler, her husband, her daugh- ter Dorothy and a friend Joan Paulin, all of Cheltalis. Donations this past week were sent in for the First Aid Car by "In Memory of Mrs, C. W. Wal- ker", Mr. and Mrs. Doll Pogreba Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hon. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cramer, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McBee, Mr. and Mrs. Walter McCrory, Mr and Mrs. Lyle Arney, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lauderback, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dumlce, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Carpenter decided to surprise Earl Terrell with a party last Tuesday evening" to Celebrate his 20th year with Langendoz Bread. They brought out everything from cake to sandwiches andl really surprised him. It is wonderful to think the people you work with think so much of one as to suz)rise him with a nice party. MR. AND ERS. Harvey Wolfe of Lakewood had dinner with the Earl Tcrrelts on Monday evening. Taking advantage of the beauti- ful weather and opening day of fishing season Jewel and Jim Von Osten went fishing at Panther Lake and both caugit their limits. CalLers at the Steve Boyces Sun- day were Mr. and Mrs. :iack Me- Cz,ary of Bremerton. Dropping in later during the day were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gaschk of Tacoma. Allyn residents offer felicitations to Ella Rice and Pat O'Brady who were married last Tuesday. They returned home Sunday after a short wedding trip. Ella has been a long Lime resident of Allyn and we all wish her much happiness. The Fire Department and the First Aid Car of Allyn and V4ctor would like to thank State Patrol- man Harry DeShields very much for donating his time to come and speak ,to them about driving of an emergency vehicle. He also showed some very interesting pic- tures of the Indianapolis 500. After his talk coffee and cake were served. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kowalczyk, Mr. and Mrs. Del Stormo, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Griffey attended a bowling banquet at ShelLon for Mr. and Mrs. League. Barbara Stormo brought home the trophy for women high game. Harvey Griffey brought home lone for men's high game. The Stormo's and Griffey's place second in the and Mrs. Jewel Fen Osten, Mr. and Mrs; Jim Von Osten, Karen and Shari were dinner Mel Hemphills and tetra'ned son, Jim. returned llolne fFom a two year stay Force. relax with an Tired of telephones, morning with the Joneses? Like to See your friendly we sell relaxation and famii of fresh air, sunshine, rippling ery. Begin to enjoy life Evinrude-powered boating talk about the boating GET YOUR FREE COPY OF OUR IDEA.FILLED FUN GUIDE EVl/t/R, ALES & WE HAVE SABRE PACIFIC HOOD Ph. 898-2252 Morgan, Eacrell's Am=nO .,w COMBINATION DOOR amzm fa.,, sum hr te Screm Door... IN SECONDS AS LOW AS ,299,s FULL I" THICK SAYE SPACE--All insorts stuy on door all ymsr SAVE WORK--Sliding Panels tilt out for END RATTLES--Panels cushioned'in wool sripping VENTILATE TOP OR BOTTOM SOLID, HEAVY ALUMINUM for years of trouble-free setvke MORGAN, EAORETT H ILLCREST