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May 20, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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Thursday, May 20, 1971 Published in Shelton, Wa. EnteredassecondclassmatteratthepostofflceatShelton, Wa. 98584, under act of Mar. 8, 1879. Published weekly, except two issues during week of Thanksgiving, at 85th Year--Number 20 227 w. cota. $5 per year in Mason County, $6 elsewhere. ill" a senior at was named County the Queen's at Mr. president of Association, on the head of identity was had been selected judges last dentity Secret until the the banquet Belinda p r i ncesses Sherly Ida Henz, Kamilche; Lorri Trimble, Mary M. Knight; Marthe Nelson, Pioneer; Ruthann Thompson, Southside, and Barbara VanBuskirk, North Mason. The Queen's Banquet was under the direction of the Shelton Chamber of Commerce. Master of Ceremonies was Rocky Hembroff. The guests were welcomed by John K. Bennett, president of the Chamber of Commerce, and Schmidt. Robert Barstad, Ranger for the Shelton Ranger District of the Olympic National Forest, presented awards to the first place winners in the Forest Festival Poster Contest. Musical entertainment was presented by the Shelton High School Music Department under the direction of Robert Miller and Bruce Moorehead. Jones, son Jones, kWarded the rst Oak Leaf Star in Ga. the medals While serving COrpsman in awarded when he Commander officer had Leaf Cluster to yarded for when he the patrol under in a 101 |day n for 419 driver in a 29, 1619 Jackson St., Shelton. Hahn was treated at Mason General Hospital after the accident and remained in the hospital until Monday when he was released. The Washington State Patrol, which investigated the accident, reported McClanahan had two compound broken legs, severe head lacerations, possible concussion and back, neck and chest injuries. The Patrol said Miss Tibbits had two compound broken legs, severe facial lacerations, broken ribs and possible back and neck injuries. The Patrol said Hahn had a possible broken jaw, loss of teeth, facial lacerations, a puncture wound on his arm and chest injuries. The accident occured at 1:45 a.m. Sunday .9 miles south of Shelton on Highway 101, the State Patrol said. The two vehicles collided head on, the Patrol said. Charges of driving while intoxicated and public intoxication were filed in Mason County District Justice Court against Hahn ~y a Washington State Patrol Trooper. 4 Sections--28 Pages 10 Cents Per Copy In The Queen's Banquet and coronation Tuesday night kicked off activities for the 1971 Mason County Forest Festival, with other activities scheduled for the rest of this week concluding with the two parades and the logging show Saturday. Thursday night, the Shelton High School Drama Department will present its award winning production of Peanuts. The production won four of the five top awards at the state contest last week. The doors for the first performance will open at 7 p.m. and the play will start at 7:30 p.m. An additional performance will be given later the same evening if all those who want to get in cannot get in to the first performance. The production will be presented in the Reed Building auditorium. Friday night will see the dance revue, sponsored by the Mason County Chapter of the Mental Health Association. The revue will start at 8 p.m. in the High School gymnasium and will include a variety of dance numbers. Barbara Martin is director of the revue with Alan Harding as technical director. Bruce Jorgenson will be master of ceremonies and the dance band will be conducted by Bruce Moorehead. Also scheduled for Friday is the art show in the basement of Faith Lutheran Church. The show will be on from 6to 9 p.m. Friday i! inn ue Jace and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. t There is no admission charge. Also scheduled for Friday ! evening is a dance at the Armory sponsored by the CYO. Rapid Transit, a group from Seattle, will provide the music. The group has been playing around the Northwest the past two years and their first record will be out in July. ii The dance will be from 9 p.m. to midnight. Saturday's activities will start off with the Paul Bunyan Junior Parade at 10 a.m. followed by the Paul Bunyan Parade at 10:30 a.m. The Loggers Sport Show will get underway at Loop Field at 2 p.m. with Bill Anthony as master of ceremonies and featuring Paul McKenzie, the logging clown. The speed climbing events will feature Dwight Carpenter and Ron Downing in the race up the 90-foot spar tree. Scheduled to appear in the bidding (log rolling) activities this year are newcomers to the Forest Festival, the Wickham Brothers of Victoria, B. C. The father and son chopping and bucking team of Paul and Max Searles will be back again to do their specialty for the crowd. Hap Johnson, a long-time loggers show performer, will be on hand to demonstrate climbing by the spring board method. Malcomb Harper will be on hand for his act in fun on the tall spar. Adding a bit of music will be the Clan Gordon Scottish Pipe Band from Tacoma. Local loggers will get a chance to show their skill in the skidder driving competition. Also scheduled for Saturday afternoon is a horse show, sponsored by the Silver Stars Riding Club. The show will be at i: the Silver Stars arena at the Fair Grounds. Th~ carnival which is held each year in connection with the Festival will be set up in a new location this year, adjacent to Kneeland Center on Mt. View. The carnival and concessions this year are the Rainer Shows from Spokane. Windows in the window decoration contest have been put m a number of businesses in the downtown area to add to the atmosphere. The theme of the Festival this is "Tall Timber Tales." ill pen on In The Inn Quest, a non-profit center for Mason County young people, will open soon at the corner of Ellinor Street and Highway 101 South. Incorporation papers are being prepared by a group of local adults who have met regularly for the past several months to plan the operation. Billed as a "place where young people can come to be at home with each other for discussions, music, dancing and a place to go," The Inn Quest will have a coffee house atmosphere. It will be staffed at all times by volunteers from the community whose objective is, according to the incorporators, "just to be there, with eyes to see when another needs to be recognized, ears to hear when another needs to be heard, and a heart to understand and accept and help, just as we ourselves need to"be recognized, heard and accepted." Letter of Incorporation registrants for Shelton Association for Youth, Incorporated, are Michael D. Gibson, Robert Erhart, Dr. Sally Wing, Gerald Whitcomb and Henry Gay. Opening date of The Inn Quest and further information about its operation and financing will appear in next week's Journal. School Budget Hearing Tuesday The Shelton School Board Following the budget hearing, will hold a hearing on its 1971-72 there will be a special school school year preliminary budget at board meeting to employ summer 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Evergreen substitute teachers at Garrett School Library. Heyns High School ~J