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April 29, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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The top ten candidates will then face an elimination contest in which they will be judged on their poise, character, speaking ability and riding ability. A queen and two princesses will be selected from the girls in the final contest. Girls interested in applying should submit their name, age, address and telephone number to Bill Brown, Rt. 10, Box 210, Shelton, by Saturday. The committee in charge of the rodeo for the fair has scheduled a dance for May 22 at the Dayton Hall. Music will be provided by Tom Baze and his orchestra. Funds raised from the dance will go toward the purchase of Western outfits for the queen and two princesses. i! ~ =i !i; i ..... i ii J/~~ ~ I :~+%~! MEMBERS OF THE Mason County Forest Festival Royal Court visited Gov. Daniel J. Evans at his office in Olympia in one of the first visits they have made in the busy schedule they have for the next several weeks. Left to right are Paul Bunyan Paul Wittenberg, Princesses Wendy Erhart, Kathy Kelley and Diana Williamson from Shelton High School; Janice Springer from Mary M. Knight High School and Peggy Davis from North Mason High School. FI structure with flood control weir and one or two parallel underground conduits about 2,400 feet long and an outlet structure on Goldsborough Creek. Some construction improvements in the present Shelton Creek channel are also proposed between Laurel and Oakland Bay. The proposal is for the flood control structure at Seventh and Laurel to divert water into the conduits from Shelton Creek at high water and channel it through the conduits to Goldsborough Creek. The flow in Shelton Creek would continue with only the water which would be above the capacity of the present channel with improvements would be diverted. The Corps, in its brochure, also listed several other ideas which were investigated, but, were discarded for one reason or another. The proposal also includes provisions for some street drainage along Seventh St. IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Fire- Control Workshop Topic Here The State Department of Natural Resources and the U. S. Forest Service are holding a workshop here today and Friday to discuss mutual aid, fire Weather forecasting and other items in preparation for the coming fire season. About 50 persons from throughout the state are attending the gathering here. IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIii ! Published in Shelton, Wash. Enterua as second class matter at the post office at Shelton, 3 Sections - 28 Paqes Thursday, April 29, 1971 Wash. 98584, utader act of Mar. 8, 1879. Published weekly, except two issues during 85th Year -- Num ber 17 week of Thanksgiving, at 227 W. Cota. $5 per year in Mason County, $6 elsewhere. 10 Cents Per Copy The State Legislative Redistricting proposal submitted this week by House Republicans would make changes in the legislative districts in which Mason County would be located. At the present time, Mason County, along with Jefferson County and LaPush precinct in Clallum County is located in District 24-B. District 24-A is presently made up of the rest of Clallum County. Under the Republican proposal, District 24-A would remain the same as it is now. District 24-B would lose the Belfair and Tahuya Peninsula areas in Mason County and Eastern Jefferson County, including Quilcene, Port Ludlow, Port Townsend, to District 10A and would pick up North Grays Harbor County, including Elma and Ocean Shores. District 24A would be composed of all of Mason County except the Belfair and Tahuya Peninsula area, Brinnon in Eastern Jefferson County and all of Western Jefferson County, LaPush in Clallum County and North Grays Harbor County, including Ocean Shores and Elma. District 10A would include the Belfair and Tahuya Peninsula areas in Mason County, Eastern Jefferson County, including Gardiner, Quilcene, Port Ludlow and Port Townsend; North Kitsap County and Whidbey Island. Mason County voters vote for representatives in both the A and B sections of the 24th Legislative District. Candidates, however, 'ii ED ROBINSON, center, of Simpson Timber Co. talks about animal damage to trees to one of the sixth grade classes which attended the annual Sixth Grade Tour at Panhandle Lake recently. Sixth grade students from schools in the county attended the event to get a better knowledge of forestry from officials from the forest industry and government officials. The teacher of the class is on the left. must live in the section in which they file. The proposal would leave both Shelton Democrat Charles Savage, and Sequim Democrat Paul Conner in the districts they now represent. ;heriff Buys Three Cars The Mason County Sheriff's Office this week purchased three cars from the State Surplus property. The cars are all former State Patrol vehicles which have been turned in. Sheriff John Robinson said the three cars cost $1,500 each and were all in excellent condition. Robinson said the purchase of the cars from the state was made instead of purchasing new vehicles this year. Purchasing this way allows the department to get additional cars with the money it has available. The County commission had authorized the purchase last week. This week, they approved the purchase of a vehicle by the Juvenile Probation Department through the same means. Marthe Nelson Pioneer School Sheryl Sund Hood Canal Junior High inut$" On Way There will be no district drama contest, so the Shelton High School Drama Department will take its production of "Peanuts" directly to the state contest in Pullman May 6, 7 and 8, Drama Instructor Dean Tarrach said this week. The district contest had been scheduled May 1 in Longview, but, was cancelled when the other two schools who had entered informed officials they would not attend. The Shelton Drama Department has won the contest the past several years and has represented the district in the state contest. The state contest is held on the WSU campus at Pullman. Junior High Fair Tuesday Shelton Junior High School is planning a science and social Studies fair from 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesday at the school. The event is open to the Public. iheriff's Damag In Crash Two young men from the Allyn area face traffic and resisting arrest charges as the result of a high-speed chase which ended on the Agate Road early Saturday morning after the vehicle being driven by one of them had collided with a Sheriff's Patrol Car. Arrested were Donald Stallman, 21, Rt. 1, Box 3, Allyn, the driver of the vehicle, and Patrick Valley, 22, St. Rt. 1, Box 105A, Belfair. The Sheriff's office said the vehicle driven byStallman was being pursued by three patrol cars, first on Highway 3 and later on the Agate Road. The collision between the Stallman vehicle and the patrol car occured about one mile East of Highway 3 on the Agate Road. Officers said a patrol car driven by Deputy G. L. Gulbranson had gotten ahead of the Stallman vehicle and was attempting to slow it down. The collision occured as the Stallman vehicle attempted to pass the patrol car. Barbara VanBuskirk North Mason School Princesses Members of the Mason County Forest Festival Royal Court have a busy schedule between now and the Festival. Their activities so far have included a visit to Gov. Daniel J. Evans Office, a Kiwanis dinner April 21, attendance at the Forest Festival meeting April 22, a tour of the Simpson Timber Co. mills April 28. Next on the schedule is a Pomona Grange dinner April 30. The May activities include visits to the McCleary school and McCleary Chamber of Commerce May 4; visits to Grapeview, North Mason and Hood Canal Schools and the Hood Canal Lions Club May 6; the Keep Washington Green Banquet in Olympia May 7; visits to Southside, Kamilche and Pioneer schools May 11 ; the Queen's selection dinner May 13; visits to Mary M. Knight, Evergreen, Mt. View and Bordeaux schools May 14; The Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival parade May 15; coronation practice May 17; a Kiwanis luncheon and the Queen's Coronation Banquet May 18, a preview of the Queen's float built by ITT Rayonier Inc. May 19 and the Shelton Rotary Club luncheon May 20. Members of the royal court who will be making the visits are Princesses Diana Williamson, Kathy Kelley and Wendy Erhart from Shelton High School; Janice Springer from Mary M. Knight School and Peggy Davis from North Mason High School and Paul Bunyan, portrayed by Paul Wittenberg, a Shelton High School senior Smokey the Bear will join the girls on their visits to elementary schools. The seven county princesses from rural elementary schools in Mason County for the Forest Festival have been selected and were announced this week. The girls are Debbie Hardie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hardie, Grapeview School. Sheryl Sund, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sund, Hood Canal Junior High School. Rhonda Henz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Henz, Kamilche School. Lorri Trimble, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Trimble, Mary M. Knight School. Marthe Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Nelson, Pioneer School. Ruthann Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Thompson, Southside School. Barbara VanBuskirk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis VanBuskirk, North Mason Upper Elementary School. The girls attend the Queen's Banquet and ride in the Forest Festival parade. Lorri Trimble Mary M. Knight School Two fore Jud, Two men who were being held in Mason County Jail were brought before Judge Glenn Correa in Mason County District Court Friday to have bail set. Bail for Mark Ewing, Shelton charged with unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to sell, was set at $500. A parole detainer was placed on Ewing before he posted bail and he is still heing held in jail. Carl Dodge, Shelton told the court he wanted to get an attorney on the third degree assault charge against him. He was told to have his attorney, when he obtained one, contact the prosecutor. He was released from the county jail on bail over the weekend. Rhonda Henz Kamilche School Ruthann Thompson Southside School Debbie Hardie Grapeview School