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Percy M Pie 6017 8.E. 86th Ave portland, Ore From life Of Oldest L oggerl ._ logging ca ;i accumulated a colleehon of pho- i ThesetllefOuroldestPhotOSone weZedatinglOanedback ll more than 75Tics which depict logging scenes to The Journal by Mr. and Mrs. his wife have i from days gone by. ] Willey, to about 1891. :N-"When Eli Willey, 92, first be- Were the main source of power first job in about 1886, was b - Y 1894 wtlen this picture was rogressed to driving the team, of the ea&apos;rly saw mills Was the old Willey Mill at the ;reekemoties ntoOakland Bay. ; taken about 1891, Eli Willey pause in their work at the li photo of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Willey ling day in 1900. They were standing at that time set across the street Where a new Richfield service station is Here. he stands beside the oxen the furtherest for- ward in the picture. Others in the picture are Jean Trucke, Frank Willey, John Labor, Ike Worchester and Harry Willey. Photo of Eli Wllley, who will be honored ler at the Forest Festival this year, Huntley felled a tree the way it n axe, spring board and hand saw, Willey the axe. mill. Eli ls standing, next to the water in the lower part of the picture. Left to right were Harry, Frank, Fred and Walter. Eli, 92, will be honored as the oldest logger in Mason County at the Forest Festival this year. County Rejects All Loader Bids The Mason County Commission Monday rejected all five of the bids on a front-end loader for the road department and instructed the County Engineer to prepare a new set of specifications to re-, bid the piece of equipment Bids had been opened last week and turned over to the engineer for study. Bids were received from N. C. Machinery Co., Evans Ehgine and Equipment Co., Fray Equipment Co., Feenaughty Equipmert Co. and Star Machinery Co. Bids will be opened again at 2 p.m. May 24 . I The commission set the time for a public sale of surplus county equipment from the road depart- ment for June 3. / The plat of Paradise Shores Es- tates No. 2 was approved after no one appeared at a hearing to object. The commission set :May 11:30 a.m: for a hearing on relo- cating part of the Cascade Natural Gas Co. line through the county. The gas company had previously obtained a franchise to cross county roads, but had to change the route of the line to overcome city objections to where the line would have crossed city-owned water shed property . The crossings which have to be changed are those on lgorthcliff, Brockdale and Island Lake Roads. Approval was granted Pacific Northwest Bell Telephone Co. to install buried cable along two county roads. High School Concert Is Scheduled M'av 17 The annual Spring Concert of the Shelton High School band and choir will be presented at Shel- ton High School's gymnasimn Mav 17 at 8 p.m. Thc band is under the direction of Gary N. Nicloy and the Choir Director is Pat Havens. Featured as guest conductor for the band is Egil Smedvig, director of bands at the Lincoln High School in Seattle. Smedvig will conduct two of his own composi- tions: Captains Log and Cabo Yu- bi. Also featured on the program will be Smedvig's 10-year-old son Rolf who will play a trumpet solo. Both Smedvig and Rolf perfor- med at the Seattle World Fair and the Tooele, Utah, Winter Concert last year. The band and choir will perform both classical and modern l]lUSiC. Tickets may b purchased from any tousle student or at the door. Price is 75c for adults and 50c for students. The time is 8 p.m. at fle Shelton High School gytlma- iunl, gay 17. Thursday, May 9, 1963 77th YEAR NO. 19 i Published in "Christmastown. U.S.A.", Shelton. Washington Enit'rcd as SlColld (']lls maltt,v at th o post ell'iCe al ShvJton W*a::hillUlOll. und,'r A('t ,,f March g. 1879. Pubiishod w ekly .it '2'27 V<'.d ('eta 18 Pages  3 Sections i0 Cents per Copy Queen's Boat Trip To Olympia, Visit To Governor Set Monday Activities for the Mason County a waiver signed by the child's MEETING NEXT THURSDAY Forest Festival continued to garb- parents releasing the Festival from The final meeting before the responsibility in case of an ac-Forest Festival for board mem- cident, berg and committee members will The Jayettes are handling the be held at 8 p.m. May 16 in the parade for the first time this year. PUD Conference Room. er momentum this week with plans for the Kiddies Parade announced and more visits scheduled by'. Queen Marilyn Hughes and her court. A highlight coming up Monday. is the annual boat trip by the queen and her court to Olympia for a visit to the Governor's of- fire and luncheon with the Olym- pia Kiwanis Club. The royal court will travel to Olympia by ear, while a delega- tion of Kiwanians and wives will go on Roy Kimbel's yacht, "Flam- ingo". The queen and court will board the yacht at Olympia for the return trip here. THE YACHT WILL LEAVE the Shelton city dock at 10 a.m. with any Kiwanians and wives who are able to make the trip invited. The queen and a local delega- tion visited the Kiwanis Club in Hoquiam Wednesday and last Wednesday they-visited in Ray- mend. Queen Marilj, Princess Randi Tuson and Patti Bunyan Bill Smith attended the luncheon of the Shelton Kiwanis Club Tues- day. Shelton Jayettes this week an- nounced plans for the Kiddies Pa- rade which wilL preceed the Paul Bunyan parade. The parade will start atl0 a.m. May 25. !L PRIZES WILL BE offered fol,] first, second and third place win-:] hers in all categories and two / grand prizes will be awarded furl the best "old logger" and the best/ "Keep Washington Green" theme./ Children through age 13 are eligible to enter and entry blanks are ax;ailble through elementm-d schools in the county. Entries must be a.ccompanied by RED HAT WEEK---Queen Marilyn Hughes and Mayor, Frank Tracts Jr. wear the traditional Forest Festival red hats after the mayor proclaimed "Red Hat Week" for the week of the Forest Festival at ceremonies at city hall this week. MAYOR PROCLAIMS RED ,HAT WEEK PROCLAMATION rHEREAS, the citizens of Ma- o,mpc;---son -9,1Cn-:neeF son count,, and the City o Shel- ton. Washington, have seen fit to With a. limit of 300 plates avail- honor the forests that have con- "" " i ...... | .. ........... aole, cna rman urval Anaerson ot a]  m ,;zrloutea 1o rne oevelopmen ann toe"- "^{men'M s B-anque" eommiLtee'-- :well being of our eommumty; and . . Movlnn I0 t: , ,urged those intending to attend ,  ..v  WHEREAS, the annual asonlthi s kick-off event of the 1963 ,/e. ;ounty oFrest 'estival. will be i F0rest Festival to purchase tickets LFlhmlm--mM,b pneld in nelton, wasnington item I ouiekly filllllpIIIlJb .l-May 23rd thr6pgh May 25th by " THE" BN(U'T at wtich ................. approp! rote celebl aUon, I . . i ' Queen Marflyn Ilughes will be T e Everett Reichman "family NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANK coronated offieially as sovereign next month will laove flm Shel-  TRAVI, JR., Mayor of the City ruler of the 19th annual :Mason ton, their some for 26 years, to of Shelton, Washington. do here- County Forest Festival will be begin an exciting new opportunity by proclaim the week of May 20th I held in the M. View schonl cafe- in aanim, the Philippines. through May 25th as "RED HAT Reichman, .50, senior code en- WEEK." gineer for Simpson Timber Corn- IN WITNESS THEREOF, I pany, will become technical di-[have hereunto set my hand and rector for ADECOR (Aguinaldo caused the seal of the City of Development Cmoration), Hal Shelton to be affixed this 7th day McClary, vice president--Simpson of May, 1963. International, announced thin week. Reichman will report to an ADECOR vice president and work on technical ptxiblems, processes, quality control and supervisory training. ADECOR in a logger and the top Philippine plywood manufac- turer, for whom Simpson in the exclusive sales representative in the U. S. and Canada. The Reichmans will live in Manila and their children, Susan in college and David in high school will continue their eduea- t.ion there. A chemical engineering gradu- ate of Montana State College, Reichman was hired by Simpson in 1945 after eight years with Rayonier at Shelton. He was su- perintendent of the Simpson re- search laboratory at Shelton for many years and technical director two years, before transferring to Seattle in 1961. Oily Buys Pickup For Fire Deparimeni Tile Shelton City Commission accepted the Jew bid for Kimbel Motors of $1,889.74 for a pick-up for the Fire Department when they met Tuesday. The Kimbel bid was low of three received. Other bidders were Jim Pauley Inc. and Pauley Motors. The commission gave the first reading to Ordinance 705, which m an ordinance regulating the in- stallation of natural gas. (Seal) FRANK TRAVIS, JR. Mayor. $12501n Commissions Paid To Boys, Girls In Journal Campaign Final details of The Jouznal's 1963 subscription campaign are now complete. . Cash commlsmon checks just shy of $1,250 have been mailed to boys and girls who participated and brought in 1,739 subscriptions --1,401 renewals and.338 new. Their efforts pushed Journal total circulation well over 4,400 this week. The young subscription sales- men claimed 14 bicycles and six watches in addition to their cash commissions, while David Stein- berg earned the grand prize of a week at summer camp along with his bicycle and cash commission. The campaign this year brought in 13 more subscriptions than did last year's. Weather High Low Pzecip. May 1 .................... 49 38 .80 May 2 .................. 53 39 .25 May 3 .................... 56 32 .02 May 4 .................... 55 30 .33 May 5 .................... 61 46 .56 May 6 .................... 57 41 .08 May 7 .................... 64 40 .02 tecta Thursday evening ,May 23, at 6:30. Featured speaker for the ban- quet program will be Dave James, Simpson Timber Company public relations director. Tickets are now on sale for $2.50 each at Mason County Sta- tioners {ticket headquarters with Del Cole as ticket sales chailanan), Hembroff Agency, Angle Agency, Beckwith Jewelry, Johnny's Music Box, Needham's Food Center on 'Mt. View. Ralph's Serve-U and 20th Century Thriftway on Hill- crest, Thurston County Savings & Loan Ass'n, Seattle-First Na- tional Bank, The Journal, and from most members of the Amaranth. Members of th% AmaranL'h will be preparing and serving tlm din- ner. World War I Vets Have Meeting Tonight Madrona Barracks. Veterans of World War I and its auxiliary will meet at 8 p.m. today in tile Me- morial Building. Delegates will be selected to rep- resent the Barracks at the state convention in Spokane in July. A report on the membership drive will be held. There will be refreshments and entertainment following the business session. tHegotiatioe00s Wait Company Answer Contract negotiations between the Simoson Timber CoroT)any and I%rA officials and several lumber still right now, awaiting a comp- any answer to union desnds. Bob \\;Vhitmarsh. bisiness agent of Lo- .............................. v- ..................... Kiwanians Hear 60PLegislati00e Leader Evans The recenu session of the State Legislature did make a number of accomplishments, not only in wbat it did do. but also in what it did not do. 'Rep. Dan Evans. Seat- tle. Republican Floor Leader in the House, told Shy'ton Kiwanians Tuesday: Among the things which the lgislature did do, he cited im- provements in the driver training program and laws to take the ir- responsible driver who is re,;ponm- ble for a large percentage of the accidents oh t.le road and the higher educaiiol mt, asures to strengthen tim junior collcges. lExamples of v,h':t the legisla- ture did not do v,"oh was benefi- cial included no ipcrease in taxes, no new regula.tlo:s to hinder ous- iness, organized i:bor or the in- dividual. The problem withh the Demo- crat party which led to the coa- lition between the dissident Demo- crats and the [=epublieans start- ed long hcfore the legislature ses- sion started, E,ans said. The dissident Democrats had served notiee even before their election that they would not vote for John O'rien as speaker long before their e!cction When the session started. Evans said. it wa.' apparent that neither cat 3-38 said this week. A company answer co the union de'mands is expected at a meeting May 22, he sad. Negotiations between Regional IWA officials an dseveral lumber companies, winch negotiate psi% of the contract are in the same stage,, awaiting a company answer. he said. A strike voe among Local 3-38 members will be completed today, hit:vu-sh said. The A is also taking a strike vo_ ..... ,rig its members employ- ed by other lumber firms in the Pacific Northwest, Mary M. Knight Circus Set For Sa turda.v. Sunday of the Democrat candidates [or speaker or a Republican could get the necesaxy 50 pc," cent major,- ty to be elected. The Republicans were faced witg tle problem of. which way to gO, and tli& decided-to go ,atong with t William Day as speaker2' 't ..... 't" I'TS NOT" EASY-LeRoy' Vat- Three main points whieh the Re- 1 icy moves up and down a t0fter'- publicans wanted action on affee- | board while balancing on a large ted the decision. They were redis-] bali as one of the acts on the program at the Mary M. Knight school circus this weekend in the Mary M. Knight school gym- nasium. The circus is coming to Maz W M. Knight School Saturday and Sunday, and it's being put on by local talent from the Mattock area. Performances will be given at 7 p.m. each evening. The program is being directed by Jack Hogben, a teacher at Mary M. Knight. Included in the acts will be bal- ancing and acrobatics, tight wire walking, trained dogs, unicycles, and several Wild West acts, tumb- ling and clowns. Pomona Grange Plans Forest Festival Float tricting, reform of the House up-] orations and revenue. I :Evans. commenting on the main problems facing the state, said that over the past several years, the state's prblems stemmed ba- sieally from the increase in the number of persons under 21 anti over 65 who are the biggest risers of tax dollars while the number of persons between 21 and 65. who pas" most of the taxes, remained constant. This is changing now. he said, as the wave of "war babies" are getting out of high school and college and will be seeking jobs. The problem in the next few yea: will be top rovide job op- portunities for this increasing num- ber of young people so they ,,viii remain in the state, joining the ranks of the taxpayers. Moose Sponsoring Talk On Explosive Safety The Shelton Moose Lodge is sponsoring a safety program on explosives at the Mr. View School at 7:30 p.m. May 22. It is being held in conjunction with the Boy Scouts and their parents. Guest Speaker will be Paul Armstrong. PlAns for the program were an- nounced by Moose Lodge Cover- nor Joe Cronquist and Civic Af- fairs Chairman David S. Clark. The :Mason Cmmty Pomona Grange, as reported by the Po- mona Master Charles Savage, voted in the meethug held last weekend a Progress Grange Hall, to sponsor a float in the Forest Festival Parade. The Pomona Grange, the Master said. is requesting each subordinate Grange to send two people to the old Fair Grounds at a time to be announced by the committee, to help build the float. The committee in charge is fhe Public Affah's Committee of which Past Master, John Bartok- man is Chairman. First Building For Fair 6roun& Summer Recreation Program Staff Is Almost Comphted Only one position remains to be filled on the smnmer recreation program staff following Tuesday night's meeting of the city recre- ation board. The need is for someone to di- reel the tennis phase, Chairman Bernie Bailey said. OTHE ASPECTS OF the sum- mer lrogran wilt be directed bv: Roy Kimbel, pcewee baebail: Bill Briekert. track: Jinx Doherty, basketball and golf; Jack Malling- er, swimming; Lueille Magnett, uled for five weeks, starting June 24 and ending July 27. unless fi- nances make it possible for ex- fensiols. ON THE OTHER HANO, etlr- tailments w nul d be necessary, Bailey said. if $1.000 to $1,200 is not forthcoming in contributions by organizations and individuals. The program as outlined now. for seven weeks of swimming and five weeks of the uther activities, is budg,,ted on tile anticipaUon that bus driver. There wi]I be no supervised .'tO- [ at least that amount of contribu- tions will be made by the public, tivity in the city park this year I through organizations and individ- Bailey said. other than whatever lnals. nse in made of the tennis com'fsl Organizations which have con- there. I tributed in past years are being The swimming program, agaip, contacted again by the recreation scheduled for the Pool .Nuotarc. I hoard askin continued financial will be held over a seven week assistance. Individuals earing to period unless sufficient finances contribute to the program may do are produced to extend it longer. ' so tJy taking or mailing their do- The other aspects of the recre- [ nations to the City Recreation Lion,prugram arc prccnUy chcd- [ Doard, c/o oily hall, lzelton, WILLING HANDS--There were a number of willing hands at the new Mason County Fair Grounds last weekend to get the first building started. This group was setting one of the poles for the building Saturday. The group made good progress, getthg all of the po party is planned for 4 p.m. The work this time will be along the 0ar- pentry line, so hammers, saws and nail aprons will be needed.