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Thursday, June 9, 1941. “firesmon years of of eVery 100 au- og fh United States l_ e highways be- . rs could not af— l Because the e tomobilcs now‘ it was itn . i s estima c l Hump might drive ' able :ghicles off thei g . ~. 6". 7dan grass, soybeans, ticularly in late Slimmer, fall use. possible traffic "my Savings 1 AElsociatinn l of these Mince Bldg. .bined population 1717,590 in 1930. iHoméProduction ‘ shite want“. 0f Feed Advised Give More News The need for more dairy prod-3 nets and eggs in the government's? ,defensc program makes it advis—i for V’Vashington farmers to consider the possibility of produc— ing supplementary or emei‘gerr/ feed Cl’OpS, points out F. Balm- . director of extension at the‘ {State College of Washington. ‘ Plantings of such crops as Su—l cow peas} forage and grain sorghums, mil—’ lets. turnips, rutabagas and rape' may serve effectively in supple-i menting overgrazed pastures, par-E and mi, furnishing additional grain and; roughage for summer and early Maintenance of a sub- ;stantial feed supply on the farm, gives the farmer insurance against congestion that: Balmer points ,may interfere with feed deliver-. jles in the future, ‘ out. Towns between 2,500 and 5,000: population number 1,422, accord-; ing to the last Census, compared with 1.332 ten years earlier. Com— towus ;was 5,025,911 compared with 4,- Than Formerly Small town newspapers of Wash- ington have concentrated on be~ coming efficient news and ad- vertising agencies for their home communities rather than focusing l tents and attempting to influence political opinions, Dr. Carl F Reuss, of the division says. As evidence, he points to the fact discovered in his research studies of Washington weekly newspapers that in 1902, 70 per proclaimed their sympathy with i one or the other of the major po- litical parties, whereas in 1938 lpractically 70 per cent proclaim- I‘ed their independence of political iparty tics. Moreover, local ed- itorials were found to be only half Ias common in 1937 as they had been in 1916. News of local people, organiza- giving their communities. To- day the average weekly news- paper is giving four more columns of space per issue to theso types of news than it had given in 1916, an average of 101/2 columns per issue now, compared with only 61/; columns per issue in 1916. Baptists Students Bible Program Tonite The. Daily Vacation Bible school at the Baptist Church will give a program tonight, June 19th, at 7:45. The program will consist of their attention on editorial con-l of rurai : of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Carlson of sociology at the State College] 'brought together friends cent of the weeklics of the state. tions and events is the news ser-l supper was served. , vice which weekly papers are now I SHELTON-MASON 25th Anniversary | Of 'Sheltonians is l Feted it Harstine, COUNTY JOURNAL HISTORICAL PAMPHLETS in Pag‘ e Five DEMAND! HAVE YOU YOURS? { (Continued from Page One) I “Brief . , . H ,did. interesting booklet H , UR" [Elna {'0‘}ch 18 A: Historical Sketch of Shelton,l ms ne . am, .une . Washington.“ social event of more than ordi-; nary importance to the commun- ity was the. party and dance, giv- en at the club house last Satur-5 night to celebrate the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary Shelton. The affair, which was, a surpriso to the honored couple,l 'from‘ all over Southwest Washington and the merriment lasted welll into theumorning hours. | Speeches and songs were giv-l en as parts of the program, and a chest of beautiful table silver- ware was presented to Mr. and Mrs. Carlson. , Graceful cedar boughs and} feathery plumes of wild spirea decorated the walls of the ball- room,‘ and summer flowers in- profusion added their beauty to the bounteously laden tables in, the long diningroom where late; Music by the local orchestra assisted the. dancers in theirl rhythmic movements. Tile surprise nature of the. happy event kept the couple in ignorance that anything was be- ing prepared in their honor, and they had planned a trip for the weekend, so much strategy had to be employed to induce them to [attend this dance on the island. 'but when they arrived at the hall and found the great host of. friends there to congratulate them on their Silver Wedding day, great was their joy. Mr. Carlson re- sponded with a short speech when the gift was presented. Mrs. Carl- l records. : 21,lniilon :This Saturday Music By . CHUCK MULINARI’S BAND miracle in thrift. ~ ‘5' Features for June 20-21-23 ‘ BROWN SUGAR Mayfair Eastern Sea ' ‘11 Carrots. 2 bu. 5¢ n5 ’ RANGES ......... 2 doz. 25¢ .31 Peas ..... . . lb. 5;: :ER, FOR (REAMING VEGHABLES-USE PET Milli r 9 4: “RA ge. size 2 doz. 29¢ Steer Veal Stew 1 That's what our many satisfied [customers tell us when they follow our shopping guides. Come in and watch your food dollar work a. ................ -2 tins 23G PEACHES PEAS ...................... .. PINEAPPLE MEATBALLS .............. .. 15-02. MACARONI CHICKEN SPREAD ._2 cans ngpcokLRPSH for Sandwiches DILL PICKLES .......... .. 2V2's RIPE OLIVES ._ Lakota Freestone BAKED BEANS Rock Dell Genuine——baked with pork and molasses. Lamb Roast lb. Spring Lamb Shoulder cuts .......... .. Breast Laugh lb. 15¢ Meat Loaf Fresh Beef, Veal. Beef Short Ribs lb. Beef . ................... m- ............... .. lb. 17¢ Cook with Spring Vegetables........ Island .......... evening from Lebanon, Oregon, they visited at the home Little Pig Sausages .. lb. Beef Pot Roast ...... 1b, ' Cottage Cheese 2-lbs. Boneless Beef Cubes lb. 0T“CENT.URY FOOD STORE Plenty of Parking Space HILL TOP SO. HIGHWAY son wore a corsage bouquet. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hitchcock returned to their home Tuesday -after a visit with relatives and friends in Tacoma, Portland and Chehalis. They have been away for several weeks. Guests at the Dick Mercer home over the weekend included Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hubbard and two children from Wapato and 4 Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mercer from Tacoma. A clam digging ex- cursion was a feature of the en- tertainment of these guests, and proved to be a thrilling exper- ience to the Hubbards who had never dug a clam before. The family from the hot, dry section of the state found the cool breezes of Puget Sound very re- lfreshirig, and promised ,the Mer- cers another visit. Pete Verot of Shelton'was a guest at the Hugo Glaser home on Sunday. Miss Helen Glaser arrived home on Sunday after a week with friends at Grays Har-i bar. The Misses Eda Helnke and Maxine Bebich of Aberdeen brought Miss Glaser home. The Women’s Club met on Thursday at the home of Mrs. Leigh Mercer. Mrs. Jack Yeck was forced to go to a doctor in a hurry last] Monday morning when a hemor- rhage started in the cavity of a “A Day at School,” after which there will be a display of the' handwork done during the two weeks by the children of the school. Parents and friends are urged to attend. We have tried' to serve you, won't you encour- age us by your attendance? The Vacation Bible School Teachers. (Ws the men and boys went hom Journal Want-Ads—Pbone 100 -H- , SODAS ' Pacific Crackers 82'... 15 The little girls, Betty and Ber~ nice, are being cared for by their grandmother, Mrs. M .J. Yeck. l Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Page and lson, Denzel, returned Monday of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Crockettl Miss Marlene Page is staying at the Crockett home for a few Weeks. William Yeck and Carl Mattus left last week for Clearwater, where they are employed. l 13¢ Howard and ‘ 25¢ 19¢ 19¢ 25¢ 19¢ 27¢ 19¢ 29¢ Mrs. Gertrude LakOta Halves Mrs. Hattie Stowers left Tues- 2 No. 2': NO. 2l/z’s Pane-Fancy Whole Slices , day for Stayton, Oregon, where Evergreen Fan” they expect to visit with friends for a few days. Falutless—with gravy .......... .. 3 N Franco-American 0. 1'5 l THINK I.W.A. MEMBER VIEWS THE 00. STRIKE The letter written by the un- identified, scribe who didn't be— lieve what she wrote well enough to sign her name to the letter in June 17, issue of the Journal, in- fers that the men were helping Hitler by striking. , Now that the men have ac- cepted the National Defense Me- diation Board proposals of June 13, and the company refuses to .............. .. .3 cans Penthouse—lasty Sylvan—Crisp! 2-pts. No. Cans ........ ._ 27¢ would this scribe say that the company is helping National De- fense or Hitler? What burns me up so much is the fact that the Companies are unwilling to part with a just share of the blood money they are getting due to the high prices caused by the present war. If she would read alittle more instead of knitting so much she would know that the 0.1.0. is a democratic organization like the Government of the United States .......... ill: 25¢ 15¢ and that the Business Agent is a servant of the members and not a boss. Under Hitler's regime any man caught organizing a Un- ion is beheaded and all members fined heavily. In this case why would a union man be for Hitler? This scribe fails to mention that during shut-downs a number of company men get their salaries and that the stock holders do not get anything except bills for the same. In conclusion I wish to offer three points':-—— 1.—There was a need for strike, 25¢ 23¢ 25¢ wages and c0nditions were not up to standard for the industry. 2.—-The company was unpatriot- ic to force us to strike at this time. ,3.——If Company officials went without pay they perhaps wouldn’t hold out so long. We don't ANY of US want to Hitler. Identified scribe, ED. MICHAEL. av help Drugs and medicines with a $2.75 per capita for the country, are produced annually in 1,094 U. S. factories, says the Census Bu- reau. Phone 29 [as Mark Reed. l lWiiAl‘OURREADERS ‘1‘ I accept and go back to work. l factory value of $365,000,000, or, We find it intensely interesting! and splendidly gotten up. On be- half of the officers and members of the Washington State His-| torical Society I return to youl grateful thanks for this giftlwithl the. assurance that due credit to you will be entered in our book of Respectfully. W. P. BONNEY, . Secretary. l Enclosed with the letter was a: list of several names to whom as copy of the pamphlet was re-‘ quested to be sent. . Puget Sound Associated Mills, Seattle, Wash, Dear Ed: If you want to send your ex-i cellent booklet “Brief Historical' Sketch of Shelton” to some in-l terested people, here are a few, names: (followed by a list of‘ names of people as far away asl New York). Sincerely, .D. R. MAXWELL. ' The Supreme Court State of Washington, Olympia. Dear Ed: Thanks a lot for “A Brief His- torical Sketch of Shelton." It is a very interesting article which| reflects much splendid work by the. authors. Yours sincerely, BILL (Justice William J. Millard). Oak Harbor, Wash. Dear Sir: How beautiful a tribute toi David and Francis Shelton. as well i Shelton Chain-l ber of Commerce and Rayonieri Incorporated giving thought to: the foundation on which they arel building will surely enjoy life at} the fullest. l You are to be. highly commend-I ed on the fine progress of your city and the issuing of this love- ly memorial booklet. Sincerely, ALTA B. LOVELACE. 2nd Trustee, State Ass'n Daughters of The Pio- neers of Washington. This was one of several letters received from different branches 0f the same organization com- mending the pamphlet and ask- ing for further copies. Tacoma Chamber of Commerce Dear Mr. Faubert: p..- ._....-..——.~-.__... g” I certainly like your brief his-i torical sketch of Shelton. andl particularly the pioneer atmos-‘ phere of the brochure. Knowing. something about Indians in' Ok- lahoma country, I got quite a’ chuckle out of the memorandum of recommendations concerning one “Lord Jim.” Yours cordially, . T. A. STEVENSON, 1 Manager. U. of Washington Libraryl Seattle, Wash. Gentlemen: Many thanks for a copy of1 “Brief Historical Sketch of Shela, ton." This is not only attractive; land interesting but a valuable historical publication. Could you spare six additional copies. We wish not only to preserve the pub— lication for future use but to make it available to the large number of students who come here for material relating to Pa- cific Northwest History. 5 CHARLES W. SMITH, Librarian. l Libraries throughout the state have been among the most nu- merous requesters of the pamph~ lets, along with various historical societies. The above examples are only a few of what could be~ given. Several columns of type‘ get your copy (if you haven’t al- i would be required to cover the ready) While the supply lasts. , __..__‘.... ._._.-____ .__.._ 1.....- 75%,, l . H . . Minnesota Picnic , Scheduled June 29 W’ashington, June 16 Reprco! . . , Following the custom of many “mauve Sm‘th' Democrat' 0f years past, former residents of Washington, told the house today I Tddd County, Minnesota, with Phat “every Sound COHSideration , residents from all adjoining coun- lmpels 01" government to under- i ties participating. will hold their take and encoumgc 3? 9"” a“ ' annual reunion in upper Woodland all'om .woodon Smp blmdmg pro" Pork. Seattle, Sunday, June 29. gram 1}} ,Cl’erY. section 0‘, .the All Minnesotians will receive .a country . m wn‘Ch the {5101an hearty welcome at this assemblage are avallable- ,in honor of our old home state. The representative said that in coffee, sugar, cream, plates, cups his own congressional district and lemonade Will be furnished. lumber and skilled labor were -——-—-——--—-~——-———-— available for Wooden ship build- ing at Shelton, Longview, Grays at Wooden Ship Building Program Advocated, Harbor, Vancouver, Willapa Har- bor and Olympia and that the program should be carried on there “speedin and vigorously." Ben Boardman Signs 3 Up With Coast Guard l Bennett Boardman, machinists, apprentice at the joint power- 1 house and son of Mrs. H. K. Blake, , enlisted in the Coast Guard at the Seattle recruiting office yes-; terday and is awaiting his call to; service. His enlistment is for; three years. Saturday iulie 21 I stack of letters Chamber Secre— tary Lakcburg has in his files, but 2 these are typical examples. ,l So you. Good Reader, better" Music by Four Aces Gents 35¢ —~ Ladies 10¢ , __ GIVE W l/IVJIIRPASSED d5 lock 38 IWA ANSWER m SIMPSON LOGGING COMPANY LETTER tooth which had been extracted. ' Following from Dykstra also Received by Co. “0. M. Orton, President International Woodworkers “With regards to the present strike in th in the lumber industry the National Defens urges that the employers negotiating Committee and the repre- sentatives of the International Woodworkers of America. meet in joint conference for the purpose of endeavoring effectuate a Joint agreement through the processes of collective bargaining. Such conference should be conducted in the city of Seattle in the State All employees now on strike should return to of Washington. tions one, two, workers of America unions ‘1. membership mendations of the Board . ‘2. The basic wage increase amounting to 71/5 cents together with the schedule which gives a 1214”? increase across the board as of last September . . . ‘3. The. revised vacation suggestion which reduced the 1.000 hour proposal for the mills to 1,400 hours and the 2¢ suggestion for logging camps . . . '4. The proposal for a study by joint committees of the rela- work pending the outcome of such negotiations. distinctly understood by both sides that temporary recomme three and four of the National Defense Mediation Board shall be made immediately work. These recommendations as Communicated to the parties on May 23. 1941: ‘That the representatives of the International WOOd- June 13, 1941 of America It should effective upon a resumption accept~ o tions of piece work to hazard.’ End quote . . . “To avoid any misunderstanding it should be distinctly un- derstood that the Board’s first recommendation requires that every present employee who belongs to the Union‘ and every future employee who joins the union shall as a condition of em- ployment maintain union membership in goo further that the‘ employers shall join the union within forty the event of disagreement or dea bargaining negotiations this Board will immediately pr the appointment of the impartial commission to study question as contemplated in it “The Board requests b to the contents of this tele C. A. DYKSTRA, Chairman Nt’l Defense Mediation Board.” e Puget Sound area e Mediation Board rider- (1 standing and require shall recommend that new employees days after being employed.'In dlock issues in the collective oceed with the entire 5 recommendation of May 23, 1941. 0th parties not to give any publicity gram until both sides have notified each other and this Board of their acceptance of the matter. Letter Sent Company June 15' I By Local 38 , Shelton, Wash.‘ Mr. C. H. Kreienbaum June 15, 1941 Simpson Logging Co. Shelton, Wash. Dear Sir: We, hereby notify the Simpson Logging Co. that Local 38 IWA has voted to accept the National ‘ Defense Mediation board proposals as defined in Dykstra’s telegram of June 13, 1941. We have been officially notified that the IWA Locals under the Twin-District negotiations have as a whole taken similar action. On this basis we are ready to resume work. be 615 ‘ Your truly, CHAS. R. SAVAGE: Local 38 IWA The Union maintenance agreement here offered and the proffer of the employers representatives to recommend union to all new employees pending any further recom- Letter Sent Company June 18 By Local 38 Shelton, Wash. Mr. C. H. Kreieubaunl June 18, 1941 Simpson Logging Co. ' Shelton, Wash. Dear Sir: In answer to your letter of June 15, 1941 (print- L ed in The Journal June 17, 1941). Ist. We will stipulate with you that our present contract is valid. 2nd. According to the telegram we both re: ceived from Dykstra the National Defense Media- tion Board revised their May 23 proposals on June 13th. We have accepted the revised proposals and do agree that it shall be an amendment to the con- tract. 3rd. . In regard to yourrequest for stipulation on the 3rd point we do concur. ' This is in accordance with the vote of the membership of Local 38 I.W.A. and they. are willing to co-operate one hundred percent in carryingou’t the -recommendations of the, National Defense Mediation Board. Your employees are just waiting for your order to return to work. Your very truly, CHAS. R. SAVAGE, Business Agent Local 38 IWA The Simpson Logging Co. and the West Coast Lumbermen’s As— SOciation are attempting to force the workers to turn (1 ow n the 13, but we have already notified the board that we accept. Now everything will be settled when the Company accepts, which they 3 proposals made by the National Defense Mediation Board, J u n e l are refusing to (10. (Paid Advertisement) , I . 2“ c‘£lli5‘l$ ink-1.1: lltzflso . i «iconic-ix.