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There- , a,“ Mr- Hickson in Patriotic citizens “9n County to Pines on Friday —.‘ Au .hfflp the Am- ,x’llary and the opgn Wars in their OD . -; way Days."’ ' While: bhave been a. ‘, . y disabled ‘ H‘I tegoans’pwin be dis- b0th days by from t um“ he Am 11- e bad 'Pe dev " the a(,lfluarters will 0911' :tfflce Of Justice 10M 325 Railroad . cconkeyvs Phar_ . Auxiliary pop- 1 be establish- helton Sport- Second and sasHall quartersl t theekly tennant; ye ‘5 Active Club, the “S of holding. 01d Shflton Hotel, 5 Stand decided a“ Hall a trial t m(Blithe. V yvs- ake Effect with i hbmeetlng with A as, Served by a ryl‘lfls appoint- . ,“tllre‘ dinner co prmlnittee con- eSldents Paul 80“. VermMil- was appoint- orge Dunning elcanflidates for? eetion sched- e Second meet- ' ittee consistin . g " 2:“ JOhn Steven- , arrange a la- } ,1 Lb?“ :11 Paul Marshall. Active Club the Blue Ox‘ the inter. . . . 3 club ViSIt-, hfifton club won 1):: man-mil-l year in lllllayed to the - first time last the W as V the!“ ham. Shelton her usual 6 t Tuesday ring painful “es when a hand, Rocky 1l'rlber plant vel‘ t h r e e h?1stouth of ‘ c ighway. ‘ g‘l‘exas sufficiently ,Mn‘fised from the hm i113 Hckham, too, , an, “Ties but did rt, at the hospital t the sheriff’s Kim Stated he coon, ,Thurston—Mason Dairymen Invited ‘located on the McCleary-Shelton ‘made to observe permanent pas— lgrass silage, and liquid manure i Roush said. deen nt but i Huge Crowd Due ’ F 0 r Alderbrook Program Tonite Advance reservations indicate tonight’s turnout for the Al- derbrook Inn dinner and (‘ll- tertainment program, featuring the appearance of Mr. and Mrs. John Boettiger of Seattle. may be the largest in the history of Shelton Chamber of ()0m« merce functions, President Ed Faubert reported yesterday. He said close to 200 people had reserved plates for the Chicken dinner, which will be served as the diners arrive from 5:30 o’clock on. , The entertainment program, ‘ arranged by Chairman Walter M. Elliott, starts at 7:30 o’clock. , People unable to get away for . the dinner are invited to sit in on the program. DAIRIIOUR WILL i FEATURE WIVELI, RAU FARM-S, ()n Interesting Trip Plan- ned Next Thursday Dairymen of Thurston and Ma- son counties can look forward to a two-county dairy tour to be held Thursday, May 29, according to Clinton Okerstrom, county agent. The tour which is being arranged to visit prominent dairy farms will feature a meeting at the Myrvan Wivell farm near Shelton after which a meeting will be held to discuss vital prob- lems of interest to all dairymen. The tour will begin at ten o’clock at the Bert Rau farm which is cutoff near the grange hall. At the Rau farm features to be ob- served are permanent pasturc which was seeded last year and stack silage. The second stop in the forenoon will be at the Walter Cooke farm to observe the results of a herd improvement program in breed- ing that Mr. Cooke has carried on. The group will go from there to the Myrvan Wivell farm for lunch. . Coffee will be served but dairy- men are expected to bring a bas- ket lunch. The meeting after lunch will feature a discussion on facts and figures of dairy farm- ing by Arthur J. Cagle, Assistant Extension Economist, State Col— lege of Washington, report on the Thurston-Mason Herd Improve- ment Association for 1940 and a talk on strengthening the Dairy Herd Improvement Association and the breeding program by Ot- to J. Hill, Extension Dairyman, State College of Washington. Following the meeting inspec- tion of theiWivell farm will be tures, Ladino alfalfa, clover, storage. Okerstrom urges dairy- men to plan to attend the tour and meeting on May 29. Bargain Prices M a r k Hillcrest Hardware S al e; Observing his first anniversary as a Shelton businessman, J. C. Roush, proprietor of the Hillcrest Hardware store, has scheduled an‘ anniversary sale at his firm which will feature bargain prices on' many articles of merchandise this Friday and Saturday and through— out next week. “We have enjoyed a very fine patronage during our first year in business and as one way of showing appreciation for this patronage this store will offer many exceptional bargains dur- ing our anniversary sale,” Mr. Some of the prices may be seen in the advertisement the Hillcrest Hardware is carrying elsewhere in today’s Journal. Gifts will be presented customers of the store as long as the sup- ply lasts, Mr. Roush added. Huefby Motors I n s t a I l s New Tire Department Realizing the local need for an easy budget pay plan for the pur- chase of automobile tires and bat- tries, Al Huerby, local Ford dealer. has announced the opening of a new department which will han- dle the new budget pay plan of the B. F. Goodrich Tire Co. The new system makes it possr ble for local customers to buy high quality Goodrich tires, tubes and batteries on long, easy terms- According to_Mr. Huerby, mer- chandise bought on this new plan will be delivered immediately and with no red tape. The new depart- ment will be under the direction of Mr. George Dowling. A large advertisement on page two of today's Journal carries further details of the new setup rand its possibilities for local car OVVI‘IBI‘S. PATIENT RECUPERATING Hood Canal friends of J. E. Car- 9 left and rol of Lilliwaup will be pleased to With his learn that he is recovering nicely from a recent major operation. ‘nual Shelton I homecoming ; Program ‘ announced today. top with ‘ Langlie, and is working down the cording to the SHELTON, WASHINGTON, Thursday, May 22, 1941. Main Speaker ()nly Detail Not Yet Corilplctcd; Fuuhcrt, Le(,‘ompte In Feat— ured Spots Everything but the main speak- cr has been arranged for the an- Alumni Association banquet May 31, Chairman Chuck Rowe Chairman Rowc started at the Governor Arthur B. list of preferred speakers for the banquet highlight speech but so ifar has been unable to secure an outstanding man who has the date open, he said last night. Otherwise, however, the pro- 1gram is all set with Ed Faubert to act as toastmaster and Dr. George A. LeCompte giving the address of welcome to the grad- uating seniors. Several fine musical numbers have been lined up, he said, which, along with the usual numbers of impromptu speeches which are always forth— , coming at alumni banquets, should I constitute l’” a well-rounded dinner ogram. Anything more would probably run the program too long and it would interfere with the annual homecoming dance at the Blue Ox following the banquet pro- gram. Indications at this date, ten days before the double homecom— ing event is scheduled, point to another big turnout of old grads, who will welcome the Class of 1941 to their ranks. The grad- uating seniors of this year’s class, as usual, will be guests of the Alumni Association at the ban- quet. The banquet will be held in the Masonic Temple again this year starting at 6:30 o’clock with the Eastern Star preparing and serv— ing the menu. $11,638 Comes To County, Shelton In Liquor Split Shelton and Mason County to- gether received a total of $11,- 638.67 from liquor profits dis- tributed by the State Liquor Con- trol Board for the first seven months of its current fiscal per- iod, starting last October 1, ac- cording to figures released by State Auditor Cliff Yelle. The City of Shelton received $6,031.10 and Mason County $5,- 607.57 of'this total. Of the $3,- 500,000 distributed during the present period, $1,225,000 has ,been credited to the state’s gen- eral fund, incorporated cities have received $1,820,000, and the 39 counties have divided a cut or $455,000. Distributions of a half million dollars have been made monthly during this period, and if this pace is maintained for the re- mainder of the year the present period will constitute the best in the liquior board’s history, ac- p ss release from Yelle’s office. ‘8 Building Permits Issued 4 Persons Four building permits have been issued this week by City Aud- itor Gordon Hendry. Largest venture included among the four is a new home which H. L. Olstead plans to construct at 824 Pine street, a valuation of $4500 being set on the new resi- dence. Next largest is the alteration work at the Olsen Furniture store, which was covered in a story carried in Tuesday’s Journal. Ben Banner, Angleside resident, obtalned a permit to do altera- tions and construct a new base- ment. at his home at Tenth and Bayv1ew streets, while Lew Wiley, Shelton Foundry proprietor, ob- tamed a permit to construct a new garage at his home at 311 Cookson street at a. cost of $100. An Importan Culmination of what many people regard as Shelton’s greatest civic paving of the city streets occurs this Friday when the Shelton Garden Club officially presents the Railroad, Avenue BeautificatiOn project, compris- . ing four full blocks of improvement along the north side of Railroad Avenue. The ceremonies, simple yet impressive, will be held between two and three o'clock in front of the postoffice. Everyone who lives in Shelton, from the youngest school pupil through the oldest remaining pioneer, should make it a point to Wit- ness the ceremony.‘ It is their best way ciation all should feel to Garden Club, who undertook this big project after it had been the subject of a great deal of talk but very little action on the part of several civic organizations. The Garden Club ladies and a half, using every at their command, raised the money” to carry through and complete this project representing t CiVic Event improvement since the l of expressing the appre- the ladies of the Shelton , in less than a year opportunity and means __.__—__....______ l l l I the expenditure of between $3000 and $3500. To the Simpson Logging: Company belongs credit for underwriting a expense, for the company took over the prepara- tion and planting of the full blOCk between Second and third streets and spent approximately $1800 on it, preparing it in the memorial to Mark E. Reed. The remaining funds, however, were raised by the direct efforts of the Garden Club ladies. They have received very generous response from the public, to be true. yet it required the initiative and perservering effort bring the project to its successful conclusion. ’ , Shelton’s retail firms which cannot do so because of the nature of their service) will close tomorrow between the hours of two and three o’clock during ies are to be held so that all can attend the pre- sentation. In addition to the speeches of by Mrs. George Cropper, Garden Club and acceptance, by Mayor William' Stevenson, the presentation program will also ~ afford local resi— dents their last opportunity of the the fine Shelton school band in public perform- ance, which in itself is reason enough for every- I one to turn out for this event. dlMBERS READY- FIND 1 FOR OLYMPIA, WIN .i’NO'llllNG ‘DRY’ IN FROM EAGLE NINE TALK UN'DESERI'S, Bears Come Here Friday At 3 P. M. For Scrap Having Vital Bearing 011 Title S. W. PREP BASEBALL W LRF RA Olympia ...................... ..6 0 61 16 Shelton 7 1 84 27 Hoquiam ....3 4 27- 49 Aberdeen .. ...3 5 41 48 Elma ........ .. ...2 7 45 68 Montesano ........... ..1 6 15 68 Latest Scores Shelton 13, Elma 6. Olympia 6, Aberdeen 5. Game Today Monte at Aberdeen. Games Friday Olympia at Shelton. Hoquiam at Aberdeen. Montesano at Elma. Game Saturday Montesano at Olympia. Shelton’s Highclimbers sharp- ened their batting eyes on the offerings of three Elma. pitchers at Loop Field Tuesday to capture a 13 to 6 Southwest League prep baseball run-spree which should have polished the Red and Black diamond machine up to about the right shade for its big champion- ship struggle with the Olympia. Bears here Friday afternoon. The Highclimbers and Bears will square off at Loop Field at three o’clock Friday afternoon with the victor taking the league lead. The league’s two top pitch- ers, Ralph LeDrew, the High- climber strikeout king, and Ward Rockey, son of the Olympia coach and undefeated so far in confer- ence play, will get the pitching assignments for their respective teams. Eagles Grab Lead . Elma tossed a scare into the (Continued on Page Four) 4—H PHEASANT RAISERS NOW DOING SOME ‘EGG LISTENING’ l Twenty-one Skokomish Valley and Deckerville 4-H Club mem- bers are anxiously listening for pecks and peeps these days. They are the 21 4-H members who have undertaken the task of hatching 998 pheasant eggs sup- plied to them by the State Game Department under the annual ar- rangement by which the club members take the. eggs and are paid 75 cents by the department for each pheasant raised to ma- turity. ‘The eggs were set on April 29, so they should begin hatching Vlrtually any day now, so there’s a lot of “egg listening” going on right now. The members who have pheas- ant egg settings, and the number 01 eggs taken by them, include: Skokomish Valley 4-H Pheasant Club~Bud and Geraldine Buffing- ton, 50; Norene and Ronald Fer- ris, 85; Carol and Doris Hunter, 115; Gayle and Billy Hunter, 104; Freddy, Georgia and LeRoy Wool- sey, 100. Mrs. Charles Hunter is the club leader. Deckerville 4-H Pheasant Club -—Majoris Ellison, 40; Geraldine and Lillian Ford, 157; Lucille Han- sen, 60; Leland Lonsberry, 60; Rachel Nye, 39; Irvin Valley 90; Abram Workman, 50; Anna Marie and Clarence Willadson, 48. Mrs. Lee Valley is the club leader. In most instances bantam hens are used for the settings as they make the better mothers and are lighter in Weight and so less like- 1y to break the eggs. , Of the 998 eggs set, about 85% are expected to hatch and from the hatch about 50% are expect- ed to reach maturity, or between 450 and 500 if favorable condi— tions are encountered, which would bring the raisers around $300 to $350 in aggregate. The club which has the best record of completions also will win a $5 cash prize put up by Herbert G. Angle. large, share of this total progress for a. future of this organization to (barring only those which the ceremon- . presentation, president year to hear l Inter-Club Ladies’ Night Program Held Here Tuesday Draw's l Capacity Audience . Tuesday evening was Ladies" Night for the Kiwanis Club with an inter-club session with Ho— quiam and Olympia and a full house at dinner at Hotel Shel- ton. Frank Lamb of Hoquiam was the featured speaker on the program on the subject of “Des— erts,” which might appear rather dry but was not as portrayed in moving pictures and description of a recent trip by Mr. and Mrs. Lamb. The beautiful rugged scenes in Death Valley, the description of its plants, flowers and birds which have adjusted their life to regions where only an inch or two of rain, if any, falls during a year illustrate how nature really has no barren places where some— thing of interest cannot be found by the observer of nature. Misses Williamson and Picker- ing of Hoquiam, who gained su- perior rating at the recent school musical competition in Tacoma for piano and French horn, fa- vored the group with numbers. Major E. M. Taylor and Lieut- enant Byrle Boyce explained how the army sham battle over this‘ region will be carried out next August and September, and ask- ed for cooperation of our people. They promised as little damage to private property, farms and tree growth as possible. Lieut. Boyce will be stationed in Shel- ton for some time to meet all who wish further information as the time nears. Interclub At Centralia A party of Shelton Kiwanians accompanied Frank Bishop to Centralia Wednesday as the fea- tured speaker on the subject of “The Changing World,” detailing of Europe came about and the warning it brings to the U. S. He closed with an outline of Eng- land’s island safety and the as- surance of ultimate victory. The party included Walter Eckert, Wm. Stevenson, S. A. Hatcher, G. . Chuck Runacres Earns~ , Phi Beta Kappa Honor Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Runacres of Shelton, were informed by tele- gram today that their son, Char- les, graduate of Irene S. Reed high school with the class of 1935, has. earned such high scholastic honors that he has been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, scholastic honorary fraternity, at Stanford University. “Chuck” has achieved his schol- astic honors in addition to hav- ing the no small duties of being editor-in-chief this year of Quad, Stanford’s yearbook. ‘shoes, 'pair of hose, and one pair how the rise of Hitler and chaos ‘ END OF SHOE FUND; GRAND RECORD MADE ()ver Two-Year Period $846.40 Do— nated By Public And Or- ganizations; Many Ben- efits Received Operating without the benefit of fanfare or publicity during this second year, the Mason Coun- ty fund has been balanced out and brought to what School Supt. J. E. Martin, the fund’s ‘Godfather,’ hopes will be a permanent con- clusion. Yesterday Supt. Martin, who has handled the operation of the fund and the distribution of foot— wear purchased through it for two years, announced the wind up of the fund’s second year of op— eration with a balance of ten cents. During that two—year period, donations totalling $846.40 have been made by a generous Mason County public, and from the fund have been purchased for the use of needy school children only 338 pairs of shoes, four pairs of boots, 16 pairs of tennis shoes, five pairs of galoshes, eight pairs of gym two pairs of socks, one of heels. Average Cost $2.44 The average cost of each pair of new shoes was $2.44, Supt. Mar- tin figured out, while in addition to the footgear enumerated in the previous paragraph many pairs of good used shoes which were donated by the public were distributed as well to needy chil- dren seeking assistance through the fund. During the first year of the fund’s operation, when the need for shoes was most pressing, pub- lic appeals for assistance were made through the press, public benefits were staged in several communities, and personal let- ters were written by Supt. Mar- ‘ tin, with the result that the stag- gering total of $671.12 was raised. This second year, however, the demand was not nearly as great and the fund was operated en- tirely without publicity and no public appeal for aid was made, yet $175.28 was contributed to the fund by interested individuals and organizations. Supt. Martin acknowledged these yesterday as follows: Elec- trical Workers Union, Local 882, $10; Shelton Valley Dance Club, $12; Lower Skokomish Commun- ity, $3.28; Rainbow Mothers’ Club, $2; Skokomish Junior Wo~ men’s Club, $15; Ruby Rebekah Lodge, $5; A Friend, $1; Eastern Star Social Club, $5; I.B.P.S. and P.M.VV., Local 161, $50; A Friend, $10; J. F. Bischel, $5; Laurel Court Social Club, $2; Shelton ngnce Club, $20; Kiwanis Club, $3 . . Used Balance From First Year The fund had a $7.26 balance from the first year’s operation to account for the total spent this year. In addition, one pair of shoes at $3.75 was charged to the account of Frank Myers of Shelton at his request which did not figure in the cash total list- ed. Supt. Martin also acknowl- edged a $10 contribution made by Sam B. Theler of Belfair after the close of the fund’s operation last year, that contribution al- lowing the fund to have the $7.26 balance already mentioned. The fund has been operated in close contact with teachers of the city and county schools, who were able to supply reliable in- formation on the children de— serving assistance from the fund. “Many. teachers have remarked to me that shoes purchased by this fund have greatly improved the school attendance and the health of children receiving them,” Supt. Martin said, “so I feel well satisfied the fund did an immense amount of good. I feel, how- ever, that the‘ need for the fund has now been diminished, through improved employment conditions and other factors, to a point where it need not be continued next year. I wish to extend my sincere thanks for the extremely generous response the public has given the fund in these two years.” TREATED FOR DOG BITE Harold Gooderham, school bus driver, was treated at Shelton hospital yesterday for a severe dog bite. TONIGHT—Chamber of Com- merce’s annual dinner meeting and entertainment program at Alderbrook Inn, dinner served as you arrive from 5:30 on, program starts at 7:30 p. m. FRIDAY—S. W. Prep League baseball (league lead at stake), 3 p. m., Loop Field, Shelton vs. Olympia. FRIDAY—~Moose Lodge meet- ing, 8 p. m., new Moose Hall. FRIDAY—First of two annual Poppy Days. FRIDAY-«Railroad Avenue beau- tification project presentation program, 2 to 3 p. m., in front of postoffice. SATURDAY—Second of two nual Poppy Days. SATURDAY—Superior court, 10 a. m., courthouse. SATURDAY—Tenth public auc- an- If you Wish to Sell you’ll Have to Tell—Journal Want-Ads. C and J. E. Angle. 0 tion tax-title land sale, 9 a. m., courthouse steps. needy school children‘s shoe‘ OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER , 2 Land Auction , Dates Occur On This Saturday Two dates of interest to pros- pective land purchasers fall on the same date here this week —Saturday. At nine o’clock Saturday morning the tenth in the series of public auction land sales be— ing conducted by the county commissioners to return tax- title land in Mason County to the tax rolls will be held from the front steps of the court- h so. arcels of land which have been applied for by persons de— siring to buy them are open to bid from anyone and will be sold to the highest bidder. ‘ At noon the same date the deadline arrives for filing ap— plications for purchase of tax- title land at the eleventh in the series of sales, that eleventh sale being scheduled for June 28. Applications must be filed at the auditor’s office. ARCHIE BINNSTO‘ AUTOGRAPH BOOKS A T LIBRARY FETE Open House Program Wednesday To Afford Literary Fans Chance to Meet Author By Mrs. Laura K. Plumb, City Librarian Regional literature is now hold- ing the interest of the American reader since Europe is in chaos. Through it Americans are learn- ing how this democracy came about and why it has given us the highest degree of freedom man has ever known. The last frontier to be tapped in this regional liter— ature is our own beloved Pacific Northwest. The most outstanding author who uses this locale is Shelton’s own famous son, Archie Binns. Shelton will certainly be glad to do him honor at the Open House at the Library next Wed- nesday evening from 7 :30 to 10. Mr. Binn’s books “Lightship,” “The Laurels Are Cut Down,” “The Land Is Bright,” and “Migh- ty, Mountain”,..have already ,held our interest. We are looking for- ward for his latest one not yet here, “Northwest Gateway,” a study of Seattle. These books will in the future become" sourcebooks of history. They have value be- yond the fleeting hour. Every one in the town and country has one or more of them. If you wish to add to the interest of the books from the collector’s viewpoint, Mr. Binns will be glad to autograph them. A new light has been shed upon Mr. Binn’s success as a writer. His wife is a writer in her own name. This mutual interest spells achievement. The Pacific North- west ‘is fortunate in having as its spokesmen these two who can in- terpret our regional history and our present existence so sympa- thetically. Mrs. Binns will be among the honored guests also. The' numbers which the Shel- ton Ensemble will give have not yet been announced. This group never fails to please. The Wom- en’s Chorus gives in the vocal realm the same idea of achieve- ment for the love of the Art that the orchestra does. Their num- bers will be announced later also. The community is indeed fortun- ate to have these two organiza- tions to call upon on public oc- casions. You cannot afford to miss these lovely musical numbers. Banquet Planned To Honor School Sr. Band Mothers of the members of the Shelton school senior band will hold a committee meeting Mon- day afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the home of Mrs. Robert Binns, 825 Franklin street, to plan a. banquet honoring the band, which has made a very remarkable rec- ord for itself this year by earning the highest rating possible to at- tain at both the Southwest dis- trict and Northwest Regional mu- sic competitions. ‘00" M‘M‘U N'l' T'Y CAL———ENDAR It is important that all mo- thers interested in the band at— tend this meeting. . Anyone wishing to donate la- bor or money for the banquet should contact Mrs. Roy Rector, 219 South Fourth street. SATURDAY—Deadline for fil- ing applications for purchase of tax-title county land in eleven- th public auction sale (to be held June 28), noon, auditor’s office. MONDAY—County commission- ers weekly meeting, 10 a. m., ' courthouse. MONDA’Y—Eagles aerie week- ly meeting, 8 p. m., new Moose Hall. MONDAY—~Red Cross Chapter May meeting, 8 p. m., court- house. MONDAY—DeMolay c h a p t e r public installation, 7:30 p. m., Masonic Temple. TUESDAY—Kiwanis club lunch- eon, noon, Shelton Hotel. TUESDAY—32nd annual Shel- ton high s‘chool commencement program, 8 p. m., Graham Thea.- tre. HIGH SCHOOL v GRADUATION ON TUESDAY \ 109 Seniors To Receive Diplomas . 0n Graham Theatre Stage , At 32nd Annual Ex- ercises Here Shelton‘s thirty-second high .school senior class, consisting of 109 students who have success- fully hurdled all scholastic bar- riers to date, will be graduated from Irene S. Reed high school next Tuesday evening at com- lmencement exercises to be held in the Graham Theatre starting at eight o’clock. As usual, practically the entire audience for the exercises will con- sist of relatives of the graduating seniors, space limitations being iwhat they are. Dr. W. W. Haggard, president of Western Washington College of Education (more familarly known :35 Bellingham Normal) will de- liver the commencement address, following speeches by four stu- dent speakers whose general theme will be “Cooperation.” Phil Palmer, class scholastic leader, will have “The Place of Cooperation in the Government" as his topic; Walter Snelgrove, Jr., second in scholastic standing in this year’s senior class, will speak on “Cooperation——An Eco- nomic Necessity;" Maxine Car- stairs, class choice speaker, will take the topic of “Cooperation- a Cultural Necessity;” and Thel- ma Turner, likewise a class speak- er choice, will have “Cooperation in the Home” as her subject. City School Supt. H. E. Loop will present the diplomas to the graduating class. Pastor J. 0. Bovee of the Bap- tist Church will deliver the invo- cation and Margaret Shumway, a member of the Class of 1941, will play a piona solo as the musical feature of the exercises. The Class of 1941‘s motto has been chosen as “Our Life is What Our Thoughts Make It,” its clasa colors wine and white, and its flower the red rose. Settlement-Of I Strike Centers. In Washington Hopes for settlement of the Western Washington lumber in- dustry strike, which has paralyzed some 20 operations connected with the industry in Mason County for the past two weeks, still centered today in the hearing which has been in progress since Monday before the federal defense media- 'tion board at Washington, D. C. No news of what progress, it any, the hearing has made has reached either employer or union representatives here this after- noon. Representatives oi' the operat- ors council taking part .in the mediation board hearing at Wash- ington include C. H. Kreienbaum, Simpson Logging Company; Wil— liam R. Morley, president, Sagi- naw Logging company, Aber- deen; Roy F. Morse, manager of. the logging and timber depart- ment, Long Bell Lumber com- pany, Lonkview; A. L. Bought, Jr., Weyerhaeuser Lumber com- pany, Tacoma; Charles Grimmer, Snohomish; William A. Galbraith, Acme; Samuel A. Stamm, Pysht, and J. B. Fitzgerald, Seattle. The union delegation included Ilmar Koivunen, vice-president, I WA, Seattle; Karly Larsen, presi- dent district No. 2, IWA, Seat- tle; Harry Taylor, Little Rock. Wash, and C. J. Simpson, Se- attle. DeMoIay Chapter Installation Is Open for Public Public installation of new of- ficers of Mark E. Reed Chapter of the Order of DeMolay will be held next Monday evening at 7:30 o’clock in the Masonic Tem- ple. The officers to be installed are to report at the temple by 7:15, Chapter officials announced to- day. A drill was held last night by the officers-elect in prepares tion for the coming installation. The elective officers whof will be installed Monday include Allen Daniels, master-councilor; Ran- dall Jordan, senior councilor; and Frank Berets, junior councllor. The appointive officers to be seated include Herb Ellison, sen- ior deacon; Bob Kimbel, junior deacon; Phil Palmer, senior stew- ard; Martel Jackson, junior stew- ard; George Valley, chaplain; Jim McComb, marshal; Jim Nash, standard bearer; Ken Latham, a1- moner; Warren Hunter, orator; Mort Munson, sentinel; Ralph LeDrew, Warren Woods, Spencer Read, Glenn Sowers, Glenn Cah- nor, Lewis Dougherty, and R039? Stoy, preceptors; and Walt Eddy. scribe. As another feature of the in- stallation ceremonies, Theodore Little of Olympia. representative 'for the Grand Order of DeMolay of the State of Washington, Will be here to present Mark E. Reed chapter with its official charter,