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13, 1963 SI-IELTON--MASON COUNTY JOURNAL--- Published in qChristmastown,U:S.A.", Shelton, Washington PAGE 9 Imporls t Gifts rmacy Allyn Community Picnic Dampened Slightly By Rain Last Wednesday By Juy Vo Osten ]Y[r. and Mrs. Earl Terrcll had ALLYN The Allyn Commun- Mr. and Mrs. Mcl Hemphill of ity picnic was a success, despite BremerLon out for dinner Saturday the rain last Wednesday It was held at Simpson Recreation area and everyone helped furnish a bit of food and the potluck lunch was delicious. Some of the more brave mothers had a baseball game m the rain. A wonderful time was had by all the children and moth- ers who attended. A minor accident Tuesday eve- ning in front of the laundromat involved Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kelly and eight children, and Mrs. Daw- ey. The vohmLecr ambulance took all of them to Harrison Memor- ial hospital. All of them were re- leased that evening, except Mrs. Kelly, who suffered a concussion. We were so sorry to hear Mrs. Lu (Grandma) Cleveland is in the Shelton hospital. We hope slm recovers quickly and will soon be up and about. MRS. JACKIE Engmah Is now home from the hospital and re- night. Calling Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson Thursday was their granddaughter, Anna. their 15- month old greatgrandson, Stvie. and Anna's husband, Alan Waltar of Albany, Calif. Mr Waltar is a student at the University o[ California at Berkeley. lie m on vacation and is due back at the school June 17. Alan was award- ed a $3,200 scholarship for 1963-64 school teem. He has two years left at the school to obtain his doctors degree. Mr. and Mrs. Wal- tar are staying in Chehalis with their folks. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Geiszer and Mr. and Mrs. Vina Waltar. MR. AND MRS. Frank Kowal- cyzk and four children attended their first horse show of the sea- son this Sunday at Silver Spurs. The kids did real well as they brought home four ribbons. porLedly feeling fine after her sur- Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gaschk cal- gery ................ led oB.. her ,aunt a!Id...IJ!, Mr. Mr. Wail ]ddy, retired Belfair and" Mrs. Steve Boyce on Sunday. Fire Chief is reported ill at his home on the Hood Canal. 1-1e m the gentleman who donated the bowl* ink trophy which the Victor-Allyn firemen won last week. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Boyce had Mr. and Mrs: Carl Hirsch and Mr. and Mrs. James Von Osten and daughters in for dinner on Sat- urday evening. MISSES JUDY AND DEBBIE Dove of Puyallup are spending this week with their aunt anti un- cle and cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Don Beeson and Karen and Dermic. Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Amacher and two children went to the oc- ean clam digging Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Valley. Mr. Kamilche Couple Are 00arried Last Saturday Saeger Motor Shop on Hillcrest Kappa Psi By Frances Simmons KAMILCHE --- The lovely wed- ding of Gaff Louise Fuller. daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Ful- ler and Robert Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Brewer was solem- nized in the First Baptist church in Shelton last Saturday evening. Mrs. Beverly Taylor and two chil- dren of College Place left Mon- day for their home after visiting over the weekend at the Howard Fuller home. Coming also from Kennewick for the wedding was Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wokojance and three daughters, Carma. Ca- thy and Cindy, who are spend- ing a few days at the Fuller home. Mr and Mrs. Jeff Collins and four girls of Ketcbikan, Alaska, are visiting a few days at the Nat Waldrip home. JESSE HISKEY, Mosier, Ore., visited last weekend at the Martin Otto home. Mrs. Ethel Whitener and two daughters, Mrs. Bill Koenig of Olympia and Mrs. Miriam Ford left Monday evening to visit a few days with the David L. Rankin family in Trinidad, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Percy Adams dve to Port Gamble Sunday to visit their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fulton. A weekend visitor at the ]Iar- and Mrs. Hank Shellgren, Mr. and tin Otto home was E. Kick, Ren- Mi's. Howard Wynn and all of ton. their children spent Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. J. Eich made a Trask lake. A real good time was trip recently to Monroe and on ieported, to Wenatchee where they toured Don't forget Birthday Club at thz)ugh the Ohm Gardens which Helen Boyce's June 19! is a tract covering seven and one- CONNER :NAMED Rep. Paul H. Conner, Port An- geles, was named last FHday as chairman of the Extensions sub- committee of the LegiSlature's Joint Committee on Highways when the 15 member legislative group met here to organlze for the 1963-65 biennium. In cooper- ation with the State Highway Commission, the subcommittee will complete reconnaissance surveys of specific proposed highway rout- lugs. It will also study means of adding the Longview Bridge to the Washington and Oregon highway systems. Use Journal Wanl Ads Electric Shavers SUnbeam, Norelco, Remington Schiek, priced from RememBer DAD with his favorite .. ---0---  Father's Day, ,g Sets from I Id!ey, Old Spice, Black Watch,  l)arre, Kings Men, SportSman ............  "', wight, Dennis, Danlie,  *,  Denise.   , r00st Watches from spa w0000t00:ox, r,  $1.50 I lb. i -*- '  : - - _  _,2,95 2lbs, H alimark Greeting lards Amnity Bill Folds Lea:her la (l travel Kits Styroftoam & fiberglass These are the fh, c phying cards that gKe ICE CHESTS' an), gamc a fresh tang anti crvc. Th tunning , 1ANCRAI:T back designs are tltffcreat and distinguMmd. ALL catur: * SATURATED PLASTIC COATING '* TOURNAMENT FINISH TEMPERED CARD STOCK . Thermos * LARGE NUMBERS AND PIP * GILT EDGES Picnic Kits Y.ur guests will apprcclate cards that [eel rZglt. . deal right.., stay crisp througll Undrcds of hands. Ask for'STANcRAF*F ouh[e.deck brklge sets . , . single decks ", Pmoddt; cu .. Canasta packs. 00149 double deok Drug Center half acres of flowers beautifully landscaped. The lichs urge those in the vicinity to visit the gardens which arb located three miles west of Wenatchee. MONDAY Mr. and Mrs. Eich called at the J. B. McClanahan home in Shel Lon. Mrs. Annie Whitener visited a few days last /week with her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs Ray James of Tacoma. Last Sunday afternoon a group from the local church joined with the folk at the Oakhurst infirm- ary at Elma for a church service. The new hour for the young people's meeting is changed to Wednesday evening aL 7:30. Ks- milch Community church. Census To Seek Facts Ill Evergreen Square phone 426-3456 On Employment Here Local residents will help deter- mine national trends in employ- ment and unemployment when they answer questions in the Cen- sus Bureau's Current PopulatiOn Survey durfng the week of June 17. It was announced today by Director Guy E. Rainbotlqf the Cen:u'us Bureau regional 6fice at Seattle Earlier surveys indicated a monthly average of nearly 67 million Amermans emph)ycd and 4.5 million looking for work dur- ing the first four months of 1963. The facts collected locally will be sent to Washington for proces- sing in the Census Bureau's elec- tronic computers, and national es- timates of the June employment situation will be released early in July by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of la- D01L Families intezwiewed in the sm-- vey here and in the 356 other sample areas in the country are ct.en to provide representation in the sample for all types of areas and all major groups of the Na- tion's population. They are select- ed by address rather than by name, and the infornmtion they contqbute to the survey remains confidenlia.l in the Census Bur- eau's records. Only statistical to- tals are published." Census Bureau interviewers who will visit local families in June'in- clude Mrs. Violet L Bushnell, Olympia, and Mrs. Polly A, Sway ze, Shelton. Highway Dea!h Toll Is Growing Hopes for an improved laighway deatl record in Washington this year are beginning to fade. Wash- ington State Patrol Chief Roy A. Betlach reported today that traf- fic deaths during My exceeded the total for May last year, mak- ing it the second consecutive month that fatalities had gone bt';alhe previous year' s month- Chief" Betlach said the state's traffic death rate during the first quarter of 1963 was down to 4.1 as compared to 5.4 for the same pcriod of 1962. But the higher .,nr of traffic d;ath in .p- nu may threaten to wipe o{zt the gain. The Washington State Safety Council reports 53 traffic deaths occurred in the state during May, eight more than were recorded iu May of last year. Mason County listed fore" deaths during May. Pairol Chief tetiach :arned motorists that the chances of hav- ing an accident will be increased substantially din'inK the sur,'mer n?n: as.l:oliday traffic increas- s. noted that vehicle travel in the state h'd ah'eady increased 2.9 percent din'inK Lhc' first three months of this year. Speed, fail- ure to yield the right of way, and driving wiilc intoxicated are most likely to be the Cause of summer accidents. Chief Betlach .id. GETS NCtIOLA RSHIP Vernon F. Morgus of Shelton is tllc winner of a, $50 scholarship P r!)vidcd _by Simpson Timber Co. Y2rrgn " .Natural Resources Forunl ,o:  asnulgl,oL Morgus is one of 39 recipients of Forum awards to conservation education work- sllops this SUmmer. He will attend the workshop offered by Pacific LUtheran University, Harstine Island School Bus Driver Is Honored On Retirement Saturday By l)onctle Glaser tee m'ns and did a wonderful job IRS. RALPll , t.Oq [ and Sal- py to welcome Gret back honke HARSTINE --- Friday morning keeping the coffee cups filled, ly, Suzie, ary and Tommy, Mr. and we wish ler a "happy retire- islan(ters witnessed tim end of an ROBERT BARNETT brought and Mrs. Skis Scott anti Sandra ment". era, a score, plus one years as Harstine Island school bus driver ended for John Hitchcoek. Sun- day morning he turned the little yellow bus, seating capacity 7, over to George Vaite. clerk of the school board. On Saturday eve- ning more than 150 Islanders, former Islanders, and mainlanders met at tile hall for a potluck sup- per and as John and his ever faithful wife Beulah entered they all sang "For he's a jolly good fellow". John took his "Mr. Bus Mans" job seriously, always requiring dis- cipline, yet filling the childrens' minds and hearts with Harstine lore, stories of the earlyday set- tlers, of the first ferry, having come to the Island in 1910 John knew all the "old tin]ers" and of the time there were three schools on the island. Manys the time John had to chop his way through, always mindful that down the road a school child was waiting in the cold, snow or wind, know- ing that any minute John would be there for he always made it through. The-- femW crew would warra up the ferry, load on the cars, knowing that John. with his ever-precious c,rgo wouldn't be more than a minute or two late. AS JOHN entered the hall he saw all the faces familiar to hlm through the years, hqends neigh- bors. and many of "his kidS". A large sign on the wall read "Con- gratulations John on your reure- ment'. The main hall was deco- rated with flowers and greens. The table was decorated with greens, flowers and tapered candles. The potluck hmch was sewed smor- gasbord style. The dessert table was decrated much the same. and in the middle .was a full sheet cake with a yellow school bus in the middle. It was surrounded by homemade cakes, pies, jello and ice cream. Miss Cheryl Meeks and Miss Cindy Wait served the des- sert. The dining room was decor- ated with one large bouquet of spring flowers donated and ar- ranged by Mrs. A1 Pridham. Miss Ruth Winger and Miss Teddy Travis were in charge of the col- his recording machine and played dinner music. After dinner he brought out his accordion and played dance music. Many of "John's kids" were able to attend. Elaine Wlngert Friedriek came the farthest dis- tance to the party, having come from El Pase, Tex; Yvonne Meeks Stamborsky from Glasgow, Mont.; Jon Fessler, Seattle; Jewel Pin- ard Doring, Tacoma ; John's daughter, Paulene, Des Moines; his son Lyle, Olympia. and many others from the Mason County area. Cards came from Mary Carnes Sorrensen, Then Saegcr; Jon Fessler and Ron Johnson, who were unable to attend. John was presented a miniature yellow school bus filled with mo- ney given to him by his many friends. Sunday morning as we drove by we saw one small school bus proudly mounted on John's mailbox. WE WOULD like to thank all those who gave so genmx)usly of their time so as to make this par- ty the grand success it was. A spebfkYtTaahgs"d'th6kitchen crew who had the almost impossible task of keeping the dishes washed. To those who were on clean-up crew Sunday we take off our hats, and to Mr. Barnettfor the won- derful music we say "thank you", one and all. After John's party Mr. and Mrs. Ike Carlson ere; honored at a dance at the hall. All those who attended John's party were invited to "Ike's" party. Music was by the "Four Sharps", a dance band from Elms. Ike and Paulene make their home in Alameda, Calif., but their hearts still are on Harstine. They are also property owners at Is- land Shore and enjoy "camping out". Ike's cousin. Mr. and Mrs. John Holm of Richmond, B.C. came down to attend the dance. Everyone had a wondeiful time paying "welcome home Ike and Paulene. June 6 little Mark Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Anderson, celebrated his first birthday. Al- most all of Mark's cousins attend- ed. Kenny and iZichard. Auntm Grace and Bryan. grandpa Scott and Nancy Marius all arrived in the afternoon Lo sing "Happy Birth- day" and in the evening Auntie and Uncle Betty and Carl Mattus arrived to spend hi', birthday eve- ning with him. His very special babysitter, Mrs. George Carlson. also attended his party and made his birthday complete. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Sebering enjoyed very much a visit from their son Harold Jr.. who lives in Weaverville, Calif. He a[ended John's party and really enjoyed meeting many Islanders. Islanders will be wery happy to know Mrs. Jessie Rutherford (Simmons) has been released from the hospital and is recouperating at her home in. Montesano. Mrs. Rutherford fell and broke her hip on April 22 but is now able to get around on crutches and in her wheel chair. MRS. GORDON Shnmons has retired after many years of tea- ching school. Gtt recetve many gifts including a Post Lamp given her btlh'bKmt/hity. Gret taught at the Garden City school at the Kamilche cut-off. We are all hap- John Hitchcock wishes to take this opportunity to thank all tl people for his wonderful retiI- ment. party. He says a special thank you to Ella and Jim Me- aAuliffe. Mae Tierney and Max- Auliffe. 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