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Percy 14 Pie 6Ol? 8.E. 86th Ave Portland, Ore 23. 1963 21 Published in "Christmas,own, U.S.A.", Shelton. Washington Entered as second class matter at thc post office at Shelton. Washington under Act of March 8. 1879. Published weekly at 227 West Cota. 22 Pages -- 3 Sections 10 Cents per Copy REST FESTIVAL THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY Showers Possible For The Weekend Forest Festival officials kept their fingers crossed as the sunny weather appeared to be changing ,4 little 'as the time for the Festival approached. The U.S. Weather Bureau in Olympia said the five-day fore- cast was for cooler tempera- tures starting Thursday and a possibility of a few rain show- ers later in the week. There is little chance of hea- vy fain, the Weather Bureau said. Gold Star Mother Honors "alking over theForest Festival this coming tn Hughes takes time out to light a riper for honored as Mason County's oldest living logger, Both will have prominer places fn the Paul Bunyan parade Saturday. A T ASSEMBLY :era for the msta,tled and Presented at I-Iigh School Y nlorn- body pros- Other vice Giunu 3aghalie,, was Hermes, wec ,cry Crumb Scholastic and Lor( reign Wars awarcis it to 1-Iild- mlal award and the and Arion Musm the GAA Pep Club to Jane Rifle Club awards went to Bar- ney Lambert. Eldoal Todd, Rich- ard Tobler, expert medals; Phil Cramer. club championship aware and high target cei'tificate. award and the d to Phil Were Jim Ttl- OtltSLalldillg Early aournal Deadline The ,]'ournal will show up at your lmme a day early again next week, with Memorial Day falling on Thursday. City, county, state and federal govenunent offices and most Shel- ton busincsses will be closed for Memorial Day. Because of the early publication, deadlines for news and advertis- ing will be one day earlier than hernial for the Journal. Forest Festive/Program Thursday - Queen's Banquet, 6:30 p.m. Mt. View School. Friday - Fun Night, 8 p.m. Shelton Junior High Auditorium. Saturday - Kiddies Parade, 10 a.m. Paul Bunyan Parade, 10:30 a.m. Logger's Sport Show, 2 p.m. This week's Journal is full of real buys for thrifty shoppers. Paul Bunyan Days specials are featured throughout the paper in a special Forest Festival promotion planned by the retail trade committee', of the Shelton Chamber of Commerce. In most cases the special prices are for Thursday and Friday only, so it will pay ou to shop early this week, Dry Weather Slows Some Logging The dry weather the past few days has forced some shutdown of logging operations because el the danger of fire. The Simpson Timber Company said operations in old growth tim- ber at Camp Gerry and Camp Grisdalc were shut down Monday and went on "Hootowl" operations Tuesday. Contractors for Simpson thin- ning second growth timber have curtailed some operations, the company reported, The Department of Natural Re- sources office at the Shelton Air- port said there had been no of- ficial shutdowns from that office. Former Forest Festival Queen Due To Arrive From French Morroco A former l?orest Festival Queen will am-ire home from two years in French Morroco just in time for this year's Festival. Ella. Mac Noble now Mrs, John Karten, was Festival Queen in 1951. Her husband has been stationed hi French ]Xo}'roco tile past two years with the Ai" Force. . The couple and their two chil- arch, John Lee 11, and Ricky, 7, will be visiting her parents, Mr. and :Mrs. Ehner Noble, Shelton. After a. short visit they will leave for California, Where Kartcn !}as been assigned to Clark Air Fol'ce Base. Three Become U,S, 0itizens Friday Three persons became U.S. citi'- ZellS in naturalization proceedings in Mason County Superior Court Friday. Judge laylnond Clifford pre- sided lit tile Cel-ClUOnitLl. Beeomiug citizens were Lucy Fleischnla n and t=Ielen Joyce Walker. both of Canada and Erma Kricmhild Koenig, fronl Germany. FIRE EXTINGUISHED Thc ShelLon Fire Department .Monday night extinguished g fire m a gai'bage can behind the Cota Grill The stmld m whmh the can was setting was scorched. Fire- men answered the call at 9;45 p.nl. Son's Memory Establishment of the Ainley Rempel Memorial Fund to pur- chase books for the library at Irene S. Reed high school was an 2 nounced to the student body Tues- day morning as a highlight of the annual awards assembly. The Memorial Fund, created as a permanent trnst fund the inter- est from which is tO be used an- nually to buy library books for the student body, was established by Mrs. W. S. Rempel in memory of her son, Ainley, a 1942 graduate of Irene S. Reed high school who was killed in action while serving with the U.S. Army in Germany Marct7 5, 1945. Mrs. Rempel, a charter mem- ber of the Gold Star Mothers, Olympia Chapter, officially estab- lished the fund last March 5, the 18th anniversary of her son's death. He was kille- just outside Rheinburg when his convoy was caught in an ambush after he had fought in France md Holland and bad earned t}{e Bronze Star Mdd. el, Combat Infantrymari's Badge, two bronze service stars, Amer- ican Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal, and the Purple Heart. He is buried in the U.S Mili- tary Cemetery at Margraten, Hol- land. TRUSTEES OF the memorial fund are George Hermes, high school principal; Mrs. Mary Lou Rakowicz, high sehooI librarian; Miss Margaret Baldwin, student e0unselor; Laurence E. Bedell, Shelton businessman; and Phil C. Bayley, secretary of the Mason County Savings & Loan Associa- tion, where the fund is deposited. Carlon Retires As County Civil Defense Head tIi RY CARLON The Maon County Commission Monday accepted the resignation of Harry Carlon aM County CAvil Defense Director. Carlon submitted his resignation to the boa at the meeting Mon- day. The board, in accepting tale resignation, expressed regret that Carlon was leaving and compli- mented him on the work hc has done since his appointment ill 1961, Carlon ,.,aid he was retiring from all of his business interests and plammd to spend some time travel- ing. The resignation is effective June 1. The commission ia consider- ing several applications for the job. The commission granLed a 30- year franchise to Public Utility District No. 1 for tim operation of tle water systenl in Union. No one appeared at a hearing oil the sale of surplus county road departnlent property. Two Harstine Island residents appeared at the commission meet- ing 1o ask about work plmmcd on loads oil the island. TIlE COIIMISSION approved tim transfer of $330.12 from auto to camera in the sheriff's budget on the request of Sheriff D. S, (Sanl) Clark. Clark said the money provided for the purchase of autonlobiles had not been all used, leaving some available which could be tletl tO ptlrlhtt Calling'It& Queen's Banquet Starts Off The Activities At &3Op.m, Thursday Shelton is taking on a festive air this week as it prepares for the Forest Festival Thursday, Fri- day and Saturday. Streamers and flags were hung Monday by PUD3 crews, window displays began going in, and con- cession stands took shape. The big event opens tomorrow night with the Queen's Banquet at Mr. View School at 6:30 p.m. Queen Marilyn Hughes will be crowned sovereign ruler of the 19th Annual Festival at the ban- quet. Speaker for the program will be Dave James. Simpson Pub- lic relations director. TICKETS FOR the event will be available at the door for those who do not already have them. Friday night the big Fun Night program, sponsored by the Shel- ton Jaycees. will be in the Junior igh School Auditorium. Admis- stun will be by Forest Festival Button. The two-hour show will include a variety of acts including a num- ber of musical selections, the win- ners of the Student Talent Con- test held last month, acts from the Mary M. Knight School Circus which played to packed houses three nights when it was present- ed and slides of the entries in tile annual poster contest. Among the out-of-Lox acts which will appear arc the Satsop Grange Quartet, which won in na- tional competition, and a Forks i i .m ON TV The Forest Festival is going to be on TV Friday. Shots of Queen Marityn Hugh- es and Eli Willey, the oldest logger, were taken by KING- TV last week and win be shown with film clips of the "parade and logger's sport show from past years on the station's Today Show at 8 a.m. Friday. i Jaycee comedy et. The show gets underway at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Junior High Auditorium Gay Taylor will be master of ceremonies. Saturday will be the day for the Paul Bunyan Parade. Parade Chairman A. Roy Dunn said Tues- day there were 101 entries, with the possibility of a few more com-; ing in. THE KIDDIES Parade will start off at 10 a.m. to be follow- ed by the Paul Bunyan Parade- at 10:36 a.m. Riding in the parade will be the old loggers who are being honored this year. Arrangements are be- ing made to have the old loggers ride in antique cars provided hy members of antique auto clubs. (See pages 9-10-11 for pictures and biogTaphies of these h6nored old loggers). Also appearing in the parade vill be the Buridn Cocks, a motor cycle stunt group. And, Queen Marilyn Hughes and her court and Paul Bunyan Bill Smith will have prominent places in the lineup. There are n u m e rous out-of- town entries, Dunn said. and this promises to be an interesting pa- rade. At 2 p.m. the Loggers Sport Show will get underway at Loop Field with log rolling, tree topping and other logging contests. Returning as a part of the show this year after an absence of sev- eral years will be the truck driv- ing competition. .The Burien Cossacks will pre- sent a short exhibition of the mo- tor cycle stunt act near the be- ginning of the show. THE CARNIVAL and conces- sion booths are being set up on the North side of Railroad Avenue from Dr. Q. Thomas Ryan's office West. Festival button sale have been going well with $1,040.75 reported as of Tuesday morning. This is ahead of what pre-Festival sales have run in the past few years, and indication are that the $1,500 total ales last year will be sur- passed easily. Hoping the weather man will cooperate, those who are handling the variou Festival activities are looking fm-vard to a successful program md m'ge everyone to turn out to see the events. Parade Route PARADE ROUTEThis is the route the Paul Bunyan Parade Saturday will follow. The parade starts at Seventh and Railroad, goes East to First Street, one block South to Cots Street, then back West to Seventh and Cots where it breaks up, Find The C/ues /n "Who's Who" Contest And Win Up To $34 Today is C-Day! "C" standing for clues or cash -- possibly both! You've been looking fonvard to tt (if you read the last issue) and now it's here -- the "Who's Who in Mason County contest making a return run in the Journal after a highly popular introduction back in 1959. In our first announcement last week, we suggested a comfortable armchair. Now we find out that there is also a school of thought among "Who's Who" fans that strongly favors the kitchen table' this week's WHO's WHO. Under the name list every clue you can find in ALL ads of ALL sponsor- ing merchants in this issue. Don't look for clues in news items, or any places other than ads of sponsoring merchants. It's possible that by coincidence, there could be clues elsewhere in the paper -- hut these would not count as clues in this contest. Count ONLY those you find in ads of sponsor- ing flerchants (evmT sponsoring merclmnts has a little ad in the "Who's Who" section). Don't forget your om-name Panel, On Air Pollution Set For TB Meet A panel of doctors, three from Seattle and one from San Fran- cisco, will present a panel discus- sion on the air pollution at the annual meeting of the Mason' County Tuberculosis Assoeiatioa a.t Alderbrook Inn at 7 p.m. June 4. The goal of the peael is to ac- quaint the public with the dan- Either way turn to the Who's Who contest ad on page 4 of this issue and see what kinds of latent detective skills are now lurking within you -- just waiting to be discovered. It '.s simple ( at least we try to make it look that way). All you do is start looking for clues in the "Who's Who" section. All the clues will relate to one local per- son. see if you can identify him, or her, theu, see if you can locate all the clues in this issue that ap- ply to that person. Cheek first el! the little ads in the "Who s Who' section . . . then go on to any other ads of ANY of the sponsor- ing merchants in this issue. Remember, we .give you a LIT- TLE BIT of help -- some of the ads in the "\\;VHO's WHO" sec- tion may be accompanied by oth- er ads of tim same merchant else- where in.this issue of the paper. Will there be clues in tlmse otll- cr ads Voo? Why don't you check and gee ? DON'T GET COMPACANT if you find a chin iu mI ad. It's pos- sible that there nlay be nlore of tllenl in that same ad --- up to five ill any ad. And don't get dis- o couraged if you fail to find a clue in any given ad we'll tell you right now that some ads don't llave any chics in them (your only problmn is to figure out which ads they aim). Entering the contes( is tlm simplest thing you call imagin. Just take ANY slip of paper (even the back of your paycheck would be accepted) and write down the zam 'ou believe i eorreut for and address on your entry. Also gers of air polution. your phone number would make The speakers will include Dr. it quicker to notify you if you Byron Francis, Dr. C. J. Mar- axe the winner, tin, Dr. Leon Sealey and Dr. Har- YOU CAN DROP your entry at ry Martin. any of thu sponsoring mercha]ats Officers of the association for whose ads al:e bordered with the the coming year will be elected heavy, border in this week s also. "WHO S WHO" section. These are The meeting is open to the pub- the only plades where entries will lic. Tickets for the dinner n{eet- be accepted  and especially they ing can be obtained from offi- will NOT be accepted in the Jour- cers of the association or at the hal office, door the night of the meeting. You may enter n'lore than once if you wish. 00ust drop one entry Open House May 28 off aL as many of the merchants whose ads are heavily bordered as you wish to visit. BUT ONLY To Honor Merna ONE ENTRY PER, PERSON AT ANY ONE STORE. More than one will disqualify all entries of that person for that week). Remember, you don't have to buy anything to enter  you do not need a special entry blank. The contest is just a lot of fun and a clallngc for tale wlmlc community. Remember also that every nleulber of the family who is ol(I enough to fill" out his or her own entry blank is most welcome to enter -- and don't keep secrets froul each other. You call share your infomuation on WHO you think it is and what clues you Mifflin On Retirement An open house honorin,g Mrs. Merna Mifflin, chief deputy audi- tor, on her retirement is planned May 28 from 3-4 p.m. in the courL rooul. Mrs. Mifflin is retiring June 1 after 19 years in the Maim County Auditor's office. I eltow court house elnployees flare ar- ranged the open house. IIUII,DING PEI{MITS i-hdlding permits approved by tile Mason County Commission find. That increases your chance Monday mctuded Iu Workman, to win --- as does entering at more |carport and utility )onl, $i,000; than one StOle. [ C. B. Cosehnan, '0od residellce, One final word if you don't $1,250; Gustaf Johnsorh zemodel . drop off all entry at one or more and addition to residei{ce, $500; of the sponsors, you can't pos- Susie Hliboki, garage and tractor sibly win! shed $400 and Robert Herrick, add I-Iappy lluII! to retidence, $1,300,