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July 1, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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The Shelton City Commission Tuesday night awarded a contract to Ronald Wilder, Olympia, for the improvement of San Joaquin Ave. on Capitol Hill. His bid of $57,610.50 was the low of four received on the project. Other bidders were W. B. Davis, Olympia, $71,044.50; J. D. Dutton, Olympia, $106,521 and MBI Construction, Olympia, $76,025.60. The project, being done with Urban Arterial funds, is intended to provide a better access to Capitol Hill. The commission agreed to hold over approval of a sewer and water rate increase for some time while further studies into iniquities in present rate structures are investigated further. The commission had given a first reading to an ordinance on the new rates, but, agreed to look into it further after three apartment house owners appeared at the June 22 meeting to 15rotest the $1 per unit charge for apartment houses which was a part of the proposed new rate structure. City Engineer Howard Godat told the commission in looking into the present rate structure, a number of iniquities had been discovered, and, that further study was needed to determine what should be done to make the payments more equitable for all property owners. The commission asked Godat to study an offer from Horace and Geneva Crary to turn over to the city a parcel of land which is of no use to them. Three Youngsters From Freezer Shelton Police, using a crow bar, Tuesday afternoon freed three children who had gotten locked in an unused freezer. Officers were called about 3 p.m. Tuesday by Beverly Emmett, 923 Thomas, who told them a neighbor girl, Rodna McAferty, 9, 925 Thomas, was at her home and told her her sister and two friends were locked in a freezer at her home. Officers went to the scene and after opening the freezer with a crow bar, freed Julie Hicks, 10, 1024 Thomas; Scott Hicks, 1024 Thomas, and Leslie McAferty, 7, 925 Thomas. Officers were told the children were pretending the freezer was a car and after they got into it, the lid closed and locked and they could not get out. Rodna, who had not gotten in with the others, went to the Emmett residence to get help. The Hicks children were playing at the McAferty residence. Mrs. McAferty was not home at the time of the incident, but, arrived there shortly after the children had been freed, officers said. Two Jailed Here On Chelan Charge Two young Shelton men were arrested Monday on Chelan County Warrants charging them with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Arrested were Riley A. Walker, 21, and Benny M. Nestell, 19, both of 225 Arcadia, Shelton. They were arrested at 12:25 p.m. Monday at the 225 Arcadia address. Bail for each was set at $150 and Chelan County authorities were notifie~f their arrest. Monday To Be A Holiday City, county, state and federal government offices and~ most businesses will be closed Monday in observation of the Fourth of July holiday. The Post Offace will have its regular holiday mail schedule with mail arriving at and leaving the Post Office but no city or rural delivery or any distribution of mail to Post Office boxes. Sales Tax Take Report Is Given A total of $27,449.01 from the half-cent sales tax for cities and counties was collected in Mason County during March and April, the State Revenue Department announced this week. Of this, $15,309.84 went to MINCE HIMLIE, left, recently installed as president of the Shelton Rotary Club received the new Past President's plaque from outgoing President Herb Vonhof during installation ceremonies recently. CI Vince Himlie was installed as president of the Shelton Rotary Club at the annual dinner meeting at Lake Limerick Inn last week. Other officers for the coming year are Jim Pauley, vice-president; M. M. (Bud) Lyon, secretary; Jack Swanson, treasurer, and Herbert Vonhof, Chet Dombroski and Ron Elledge, directors. The club also observed its For Coming 20th anniversary at the dinner. George Valley, one of the three charter members still in the club, talked about chartering the club, the original members and early club history. Other charter members who are still actwe are Del Cole and Jim McComb. Master of Ceremonies and chairman of the dinner was Ron San ford. the cit of Shelton and $11,590.1; to the county. w n, Action On Plat Is Total collections in the county for the first four months of the year were $55,464.62 of which the city received $32,477~28. and ~-he~ county department said. Display Set There will be a fireworks display starting between 9:30 and 10 p.m. July 4 at Lake Cushman. The display is sponsored by the Lake Cushman Sales Co. and is open to the public. It will be at Lake Cushman resort. Delayed By Commission water and sewer systems had been approved by the Health 'Department although the county had not received a final letter of approval from the~ Health Department. The hearing on the plat was continued until next Monday at which time the Health Department report should have been presented. The commission approved the plats of Hartstene Pointe Nos. 5 and 6. The plats of Shannon Place Mobile Park and Oak Park No. 2 were rejected on the recommendation of the Planning Commission. The Mason County Commission, after heating several protests, agreed to'hold action on the plat of Beard's Cove No. 7 until next week. Allen Bowden, developer of the plat, and George Roats, an engineer, appeared to explain the plat. The plat had been recommended for approval by the County Planning Commission. Appearing to ask questions concerning the water system and other aspects of the plat was Phil Best, Bremerton attorney representing several persons in the Beards Cove area. The developer stated the Program Starts At Callanan Park Intermurel baseball for youngsters started at Callanan Park this week under the direction of Curtis Stracke. The program is part of the City Summer Recreation Program. The program will be primarily baseball instruction, Stracke said. Anyone interested in the program can contact the director at Callanan Park. Bible School Vacation Bible School at the Northside Baptist Church, 123 West (' St., is scheduled for July 5-15. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to noon for youngsters ages four through 12. GET READY FOR A SAFE JULY 4 WITH TIRES FROM SEARS DAYS ONLY! MOUNTING AND C78--13 TUBELESS BLACKWALL WITH EVERY SET OF TW01 Most sizes in stock for immediate delivery ON TIRE GUARANTEED TO WEAR 30 MONTHS All New Guardsman 2+2 Dynaglass On Camper and Truck Tires If you drive up to the speed limit frequently and want up to twice the mileage of unbelted tires - THIS IS FOR YOU! USE YOUR SEARS CREDIT PLAN C78-13 TUBELESS BLACKwALL GUARANTEED TO WEAR 36 MONTHS Wideguard 2+2 Dynaglass Tire SaUsfaction Guaranteed or your money back. [Sears ] Catalog Sales Office o.0, ,-^=s. =o-,ucK ANt)co. Evergreen Square * 24-Hr. Phone 426-8201 * $helton Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, July 1, 1971 un proves ar oa The Mason County Commission Monday approved a six-year road program calling for $873,000 in District One; $954,000 in District Two and $563,000 in District Three for construction work during the next three years. These amounts include county funds and federal funds which are obtained under the Federal Aid Secondary road program. County Engineer J. C. Bridger, in submitting the program, commented it represented an austerity program as far as road construction was concerned. In a letter accompanying the proposed program, he said, in part-the program is based on a rudimentary form of priority programming. However there are so many desperately needed reconstruction projects throughout the county that the Manned Spacecraft Recovery Forces of the U. S. Navy will provide commemorative cachet and cancellation services for the upcoming Apollo 15 manned flight to the moon. Philatelic coordinators designated for the Atlantic and Pacific Fleet Recovery Forces (TASK FORCE 14 and 130) will receive all such covers and make distribution to assigned recovery ships. To )ermit adequate time for handling of covers, collectors should send pre-stamped, self addressed envelopes to the Stolen Car Is Recovered Here The Mason Couuty Sheriff's Office Monday located a car which had been stolen out of the Lacey area last March 3. The car was found abandoned and stripped in the woods in the Beverly Heights area. Officers were notified by a local resident who had spotted the abandoned car. A check revealed the 1964 model vehicle had been reported stolen in Lacey last March 3. Inn Quest Now Has Telephone appropriate coordinator at least three weeks prior to the scheduled launch date for the nfission. U. S. postal rates may undergo a change in 1071. Collectors arc urged to check with their local post office regarding applicable rates. For the scheduled July 26 launch of Apollo 15, covers should be received prior to July 2. In accordance with U. S. Postalregulations, only United Statespostage may be used on covers submitted. Stamps (postage) of other countries or the United Nations cannot be used. Cash, money orders or checks in lieu of postage cannot be accepted. It is requested that collectors furnish standard size covers, 3-5/8 inches by 6-% inches, with a filler inserted to simplify handling. Due to the popularity of the Fire Danger Remaining Low "Although abnormally wet weather has kept the fire danger low folks are reminded to handle fireworks with caution and not to leave campfires unattended as they venture into the woods over the long July 4th weekend," Loren A. Tucker, Supervisor of the Department of Natural Resources' Fire Control Division, requested today. "It only takes a few days of selection of the few that can reasonably be constructed with funds available causes the process to deteriorate almost to the point of arbitrary selection. Bridger said the 1972 program is based on about the same amount of money as is available this year, and that the subsequent years are based on increases of about five per cent a year. This represents, he said, the ram cancellation service and the limited postal facilities on recovery ships, each recovery force coordinator will accept a maxilnuln of two covers from an individual collector. When more than the authorized number of covers is received, they will be returned unprocessed. Covers received too late for distribution to Recovery Force units will also be returned unprocessed. Addresses for the Atlantic and Pacific area coordinators are: Apollo 15 Covers, Task Force 140, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va. 23511 and Chief-in-Charge (Apollo t5), Task Force 130, Navy Terminal Post Office, Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif. 966 10. small would motor fuel "This optomistic that the nation-wide increase the trans danger exists of highwal place," the letter to He als0 Mason miles of about 200 county miles a year, The may soon county to local access only on maj Projects include A gate, Da Prairie In 1972 incN North She Bel ValleY, Virginia A In planned Lynch, Little ServiceMaster of PROFESSIONAL CARPEl" the CARPETS RUGS WALLS FLOORS * FURNITURE HOUSEWIDE CLEANING The Inn Quest, Shelton's new warm weather to raise the fire youth center, now has a danger," he added. ! t elephone. The number is Tucker said that it is illegal to i 426-3911. use fireworks in any forest area. Motorbikes travelling on state forest lands must be equipped with a proper muffler and exhaust system. .... The public is requested to follow all regulations governing the use of open fires. Permits and copies of the regulations may be obtained at your local Department of Natural Resources' district office. Remodeling work is continuing at the center in preparation for its opening on July 9. Volunteer workers are welcome to grab a hammer or saw. A car wash to raise money for the Inn Quest operation will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jess' Mobile Service, 410 North First, Shelton. 426-1 1 21 INT|R~aAT'(INA[IY KNOWN tOgtltl~ All ~/llRf{ tlWrJIl? 8, IIHfRAI! ,q Of~l 11",3} f);{ ON A R~t;III,'~RI~ ISII~qAI[S S(~tt [ItJI ~ iq[:t t~ SI S .,. ~ ...... the one to call for a'hl *~ spot--or a sp0tll~sS AL FURNISH Rt. 10, Box 27 from WEATHER-CLAD is a premium quality latex finish for use on stucco, c block, brick, asbestos shingles, primed wood and metal surfaces. 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