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May 20, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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May 20, 1971

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A superior Court jury trial was scheduled for June for three young Kitsap County men, each charged with three counts of robbery and three counts of second degree assault. The three all entered pleas of not guilty to the charges when they appeared in Mason County Superior Court Friday morning. The three are Robert Jackman, 23, Port Orchard; John Wood, 22, Port Orchard, and Stanley Kropp, 23, an escapee from the State Reformatory at Monroe. They are each being held in Mason County Jail under $10,000 bail. The court has refused to reduce bail for any of the three. Kropp is also being held on a detainer from the Reformatory. Olympia Attorney Fred Gentry, who was originally appointed to represent all three of the young men, asked the court to name him to represent Wood only, since there appeared to be a conflict of interest'between the three defendants. Judge Frank Baker named Don lngersol, Olympia attorney, to represent Jackman and Gerald Whitcomb, Shelton attorney, to Welfare Fraud Arrest Made Officials in the Department of Public Assistance Office here said this week one of the women who were arrested in Kitsap and King Counties on welfare fraud charges had applied tar welfare in Mason County and had received two or three checks. The woman, officials said, had given a false address in the Grapeview area and that local officials were attempting to locate the home where she claimed to be living at the time of the arrests. Food Circus Is Planned Saturday ]'he 4-tt Teen Leaders group is planning an International Food Circus at the Multi-Service Center from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Funds raised from the project will be used to pay for attendance at 4-H Conference at Washington University next month. They will be serving following the Forest Festival Parade Saturday afternoon. Has Activities The Volunteer Program of the Shelton Office of Public Assistance is involved in many activities. One of these is the clothing bank in the basement of the Public Assistance building. Clothes are collected, sorted and made available, free of charge, to anyone in need of them. Donations of new or used clothing are always welcomed by those in charge of the clothing bank, Mrs. Eugene Gerhold and Mrs. James Nelson. A particular need is for infants' and childrens' clothing. Mrs. Gerhold and Mrs. Nelson are also attempting to establish a home furnishings bank of usable furniture of all types. Another activity is that of furnishing transportation for those without cars to the doctor, hospital, job interviews and in case of emergency. Several volunteers are visiting shutins and patients in nursing homes. Anyone having questions regarding the program or wishing to volunteer services, clothing, or furniture or transportation may call Helen Magee, at the Public Assistance Office, 426-3363. Frank sinatra Lee P, emiCk in o# "THE DETECTIVE "BANDoLERO', represent Kropp in the case. Their trial will be held in June following a civil case which,, is set to start June 7. None of the three would waive their right to a speedy trial since they are all being held in jail and are unable to raise the bail which has been set for their release. Also appearing in court Friday for identification was John Schnable. Schnabel appeared for identification on a charge of grand larceny. The charge had been filed last August, but, Sdhnabel was not arrested until last week. He told the court his wife was making arrangements for a Seattle attorney to represent him in the case. The charge involves the theft of tires belonging to Lawrence Bedell at Timberlakes last summer. 4-H Conference Plans Are Told Between 500 and 600 Washington youths will meet on the Washington State University campus June 14-18 for the annual State 4-H Conference. Linda DeMiero, County Extension Agent for youth, said the final signup date in Mason County for those wanting to attend the conference is May 26 at 4 p.m. Any 4-H boy or girl who has completed the ninth grade by the time of the conference is eligible to attend. The general theme of the conference this year is "4-H (?ares", and those attending the conference will discuss several topics, including environmental, community problems, social problems, drugs, communication, fashion, and marriage and family, she said. in addition to discussions, Mrs. DeMiero said, delegates attending the conference will have opportunities to take part in some of the recreation activities offered on the WSU campus. They also will have a chance to meet young people from other countries and take tours of the WSU campus. The cost of attending the five-day conference is $30, and this covers dorm fees an~i meals at wsu. Xr n p#a et = Jail Visiting Hours Changed The Mason County Sheriff's Office announced this week jail visiting hours will be changed from Friday to Thursday. The present visiting hours are from 1-3 p.m. Friday and Sunday. The new hours will be 1-3 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays. an Dan Nye, Sheton, was named the 1970 Carroll Club Boy of the Year at a program in Seattle April 30. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Nye, Shelton. Application has been received by the Seattle U. S. Army Corps of Engineers office from the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, for Department of the Army permit for certain work in Peale Passage, Mason County. The proposed work includes installation of a submerged research structure, including buoy, floats and anchors to eva, luate through field experimentation the potential for different areas of Puget Sound to support commercial crops of seaweed and oysters Interested parties are requested to submit, in writing, any comments or objections that they may have to the proposed work. The decision as to whether a permit will be issued will be based on an evaluation of the impact of the proposed work on the public interest. Factors affecting the public interest i i % DAN NYE, CENTER, is shown here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Nye, after being named Boy of the Year by the Carroll Club of Seattle recently. Is He was Carroll Club Boy of the Month in October. He is a senior at Shelton High School. He was a foreign exchange student to Norway in 1969, has include, but are not limited to, navigation, fish and wildlife, water quality, economics, conservation, aesthetics, recreation, water supply, flood damage prevention, ecosystems, and, in general, the needs and welfare of the people. Comments on these factors will be accepted and made part of the record and will be considered in determining whether it would be in the best public interest to grant a permit. Replies to this notice should be mailed to reach the Seattle Corps office not later than May 20 to insure consideration. been a delegate to Boys State, and last year was selected as the Masonic Junior Class Boy of the Year. New Raq " The Mason County Sheriff's Office has received notice it has been granted $23,857 under the federal Omnibus Crime Control Drug Charges Are Filed Carl R. Dodge, 22, Rt. 3, Box 9, Shelton, is being held in Mason County Jail on two charges of possession of dangerous drugs. Dodge is charged with having demerol and marijuana in his possession when he was arrested last week by Shelton Police. He appeared in Mason County Superior Court Friday for identification on the charges. Ted Schultz, Olympia attorney who represents Dodge on drug possession charges which were filed against him previously, will also represent him on the newest charge. and Safe Streets Act for the purchase of new radio equipment. The sheriff's office had applied for the funds earlier this year. Sheriff John Robinson said the amount granted included money for everything he had asked for except the portable radio units. The funds will be used to put the sheriff's radio system on high band operation instead of the present low band operation. Robinson said the new radio system will allow better coverage of the county and will eliminate a lot of the interference problems which are encountered now. It will also, he said, give him communications with additional law enforcement agencies. The county, under the grant, will have to put up $17,000, part of which will come in the construction of a building to house the new radio equipment. Robinson estimated it would take about six months to get the new equipment installed and in operation. Poster Wins THE TWO OF Drugs, like mankind's most and like fire, highly properly medicine, drugs heal the sick. they turn intO enl and sicken the i~ealt No one knoWS drugs better than He keeps them ull so that theY he is always on who would destructive purpOSeS" Fifth & Open Daily' Saturdays ServiceMaster at Mason Introductory A traffic safety poster, drawn by Karen Johnson, a Shelton High School senior, placed second in a state contest judged Tuesday. The poster contest was sponsored by the Knights of Pythias. The state contest was judged by members of the Washington State Patrol in Olympia Tuesday. Miss Johnson's poster was selected for first place in the local contest and submitted in the state contest. Dan plans to utilize the scholarship that is a part of the Teen of the Year award to limber Sales PROFESSIONAL continue his education at either ON ALL DURING THE MONTH OF CARPET the University of Washington or St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. Dan has a strong interest in drama, has worked with the Children's Theatre Group and was student director in the St. Edwards, Shelton, entry in the 1969 Festival of Plays. In the leading role in the production "The Ugly Duckling", he was selected best actor in the semi-finals of the festival. He has worked as a radio announcer at station KMAS in Shelton. Two sales in Mason County are among the June timber sales scheduled by the Department of Natural Resources. They include the C-1200 Thinning Sale, 870,000 board feet appraised at $16,800. It is located about nine miles north of Shelton and will be sold at the Shelton District Office June 28. The other sale is the Morris Creek Sale, 360,000 board feet appraised at $4,585. It is located 11 miles northwest of Belfair and will be sold at the Port Orchard District Office June 29. CARPETS RUGS WALLS FLOORS FURNITURE HOUSEWIDE CLEANING 426-11 21 , FNTitq~ATffINAILY KNOWN [OI'.AIIY OWNi[) ~ OP[BAT[[3 ',or'J[ llEqt OR ON A RFGHIARt. y SCFHOUI|D BASIS ALl WORK SOl [RVIS| D BY CRADUAI[S O[ SERVIC|~,'IASI!R ACADIMY OF StBVl(;| '. [STIMATI:S CH[LRtlIIIY GiVLN the one to cai spot--or a AL Rt. 1 0, Bo , j0 Tree growers The Spring Meeting of the Washington Douglas Fir Christmas Tree Association will be held at 7:30 p.m. May 27 in the PUD 3 Auditorium here. I ALLY IS FOR LESS! Why settle for second best during these uncertain economic times. Join the crowd of wise savers and investors who continue to earn more here at TCF. Earn the highest insured interest rate available anywhere. For instance, our 6% interest rate (on 4-year investments of $5,000 mini- mums) actually pays you a big 6.18% when compounded daily and accumulated annually. Isn't it time you transferred your money to a higher earning TCF savings account? And remember, your savings are insured safe by an agency of the federal government, and protected by our own high reserves. Start earning more, tomorrow, here at TCF STARTS MAY 15 THRU JUNE 5 ,Jr THURSTON COUNTY FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION (~.t'M PIA. SHELTON . LACIY OLYMPIA LACEY SHELTON "klk Home Office Branch Branch LUMB RMEN'S Of Shelton * 426-2611 "Buildin, Mason u n t)/ ' Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, May 20, 1971