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PACE 8 gIIELTON-MAg0N COUNTY. JOURNAL  Published .in "Christmastown, U.g.AY, helton, Washington ... NEW... LAWN-BOY FINGER tip START JUST TOUCH AND MOW • Lightest weight /vIagnalite Housing, cuts mower weight. • Quietest mowing Oversize muffler reduces noise. • Safest operation Exceeds ASA standards, • Highest powered Super-powered for smoother mowing. • Easiest lawn care Vaeumn sweeps leaves and clippings into the bag. in Short... LAWN-BOY is the mowingest mower on the market! Piced from $69.95 SAEGER MOTOR SHOP On Hillcrcst = Fourth Of July Holiday BrinrgS Out Boats And Yachts To Grapeview and family, came along side in theii' boat and proceeded to un- dertake a two and a half hour tow that brought the .Pogrebas and Kagers safely home. According to the boat doctor, a broken shaft was the culprit. Residents in lhe vicinity of the west shore of Treasure Ishmd were given a real treat Independence Day evening when the Bob Wards of Tacoma put on quite a display at the shore of their Treasure Is- land beach place. The brilliant spectacle illuminated the entire area and lasted about a half hour. Quite a supplement to our mea- ger supply of safe and sang fire- works: Fourth of July guests sharing fun and feasting with the Don Johnstons of Bellevue and Grape- view were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Do- ten and sons Grog and Scott of Tacoma and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baleh and daughter of 'Bellevue. Bellevue friends dropping in Sun- day were Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Sather. That afternoon, the John- stons, with son Mike and daugh- ter Debbie. reluctantly packed up their things to return to their Bellevue .home after a very pleas- ant Week's vacation. The Don Querys were delighted to have their long-time .friends. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rex with children Kathy and Bob drive over from Kirkland the evening .of the third. Staying over to spend the holiday with the Querys, the Rex family had a most enjoyable so- journ, a perfect opportunity to' reminisce over the "good old days" when they both lived in Big Piney, ¢Vyo. Vivian's ,folks, Marion and Mardelle Wood were a most en- joyable addition to the group. Picnicking at Spencer Lake with family and relatives were Art and Ernestine Nicklaus and sons Art, Kim and Kris on the Fourth. The get-together gave them a nice op- portunity to visit with Ernest- ine's uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Grindrod. Another chance for Visiting with the Grindrods before their departure for their Petersburg, Alaska home was af- forded Art and Ernie when they played host for dimmer Saturday evening. THE WALTER Eekerts were delighted the mmaing of the 4th when Mr. Eckert's great niece Mrs. Sally Forek Kirsh and hus- band Jim of Everett dropped in for a short visit. Many of the long-time residents of this area will remember Sally's grandfather Ray Ferck whose home formerly stood just north of where the Ed Okoneks now live. This house was eventually moved to Steilacoom GRAPEVIEW -- A capricious weather man really kept quite a few of us guessing on the Fourth of July weather picture with al- ternate (toes of bright sunshine. clouds, wind and showers, but, for the most part. the day was most acceptable and picnic and boating plans could be carried ont. Proving that it takes more than a few showers to discourage true boating enthusiasts, the Fair Har- bor and Trea,ure Island area spor- ted quite a few handsome yachts over the Fourth. Of these el'arts cruising out of Tacoma, Seattle and other points, the names that came to mind are the El Dora, a handsome 50 footer equipped with radar, the sleek Sea Bee and the Tranqlliller. The Rulon Millers were joined by several fellow- Trailer Sailors over the holiday and their craft made a pretty sight moared in Soule's Cove. Moored in Fair Harbor proper as of the holiday weekend is the handsome 33 foot yacht, the Hol- iday. This craft which is the pro- perry of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Giv- ens is not only attractive to the eye but also has a comfortable 12 foot beam which gives its oc- cupants a very generous amount of elbow room. Prior to its pres- ent location, the Holiday had been moored at the Bremerton Yacht club. A twenty-one pound salmon was the biggest "noise" heard en the Eckert-Eacret beach July Fourth, this monster having been brought in by the Eacrett men, Eke and son Bob. Having put in their first fishing trip of the season the eve- ning before and having brought in two fish, Eke and Bob tried their h.tck again Thursday afternoon. Understandably, of the three then caught, this hugh specimarL got all the attention. Needless to say the Eckert and Eacrett dinner menu included barbecued fresh salmon. THE RERNARD TRESNERS of Tacoma spent the anniversary of the birthdate of our nation here in Grapeview at their beach place on Scale's Cove with friends. Spe- cial activity of fhe day was the erection of Bernie's 15 foot totem pole which he carved during spare hours this past winter. The color- ful speciman is patterned after authentic Indian designs and is quite impressive, Braving tempermentl weather, the Don Pogrebas set out on the Fourth to take Shirley'g folks, the Orville Kagers for a little spin. South of Herren Island. Lady Luck also became tempermental and the Pogreba's boat developed motor trotkble. Fortunately, former Grapeviewites, the Ray Kronquists TED'S DRIVE-IN Invites you to enjoy FREE COFFEE- 5 € CONES where Forck now :lives. While here Sally not only visited with such long-time friends as Mrs. DaisY 'Bush but also took special de- light in showing husband Jim the "haunts" of her childhood. ' The afternoon of the Fourth, the Walter Eckerts, Bob Eacretts and Eke Eacretts gathered on their beach for luscious barbecued salmon, which they shaled with Shir!ey's mother. Mrs. Ronald Dodds of Seattle and Shirley's niece little Miss Lee Ann David- son.. During the course of the af- ternoon the Bill Brickerts. out at their beach property for the day, dropped in for a visit and to admire the Eacrett fishing prow- ess. In the evening, they enjoyed their traditfonal beach fire wa- termelon feast and some safe and sane fireworks. We are very glad to learn that after 17 days of hospitalization in the Tacoma General Hospital, Mrs. Hall Shepard returned home Monday aftenmon. Although lim- ited by crutches. Dixie is most thankfully out of pain now and is delighted that 18-year-old grand- son, Ted Wilson of Taeoma will he spending an indefiiite visit here with them. Hall's sister, Miss Flo- rence Teagarden of San Francis- co is also still with them lending a,. helping hand. Welcoming former Seattle neighbors Friday morning were Mr. and Mrs, A1 Richards. The i Carl Lauridsens, with daughter, Sharon and son Kenneth filled the two days with visiting and fish-. 3ng before their Saturday eve- ning departure. .Last Tuesday the Don Query's front lawn was filled with an as- sortment of disreputable looking characters who claimed to have come to help Miss Catherine Querj, and Kim Nicklaus celebrate .their ninth birthdays. Eighteen strong, the group really carried out the "Hobo Party" theme in great style and were rewarded with tasty lunches packed in red ban- danas ra;kishly swinging from the ends of sticks. Guests attending this elite affair were Mrs. Norma Olsen Leslie and Ray Freeman, Monies Eldridge, ,Pete Hill, Kathy, David, Alice and Clifford Hicks, Gloria Parks (Hicks Bremerton guests) Art and Kris Nicklaus, Georgia Clayton and Bucky, Vir- ginia, Becky and Jamie Query. The mothers of the honored guests, Vivian Query and Ernestine Nick- laus were most ably assisted by Vivian's folks. Mr. and Mrs. Mar- vin .Wood who are visiting from California. A GROUP of "boating-bugs"_ _got together at the Walt Clayton Jrs. home Saturday evening with the Come see this brand new, attractive place to eat, operated by Ted and Kay Bollinger on Highway 101 8 MILES NORTH OF SHELTON ADJACENT TO THE GEORGE N. ADAMS TROUT HATCHERY AT THE PURDY CANYON CUTOFF. i Featuring • Fish and Chips • Restrooms • Chicken-in-a-basket • Picnic area beside the stream • Shrimp-in-a-basket golf discouraged by the persis- tant rain. All four arrived home Sunday evening tired, but still refreshed by their outing. Word comes from Bonnie, June and Mike Benson. who have spent most of the past three weeks at Camp Verdant Vales near Middle- town, Calif.. that they will probab- ly be home this weekend. The camp, which Ires been developed from that which was the former Hoot Gibson Resort, is located in a beautiful mountainous regmn that contains hot springs and min- eral wells, indeed the camp P0Ol is heated by the hot springs. Up- on driving them down, Pat spent most of the first week with them as part of her vaeation. Driving over from Ellensburg, Dan and Linda Williams were de- lighted to be able to spend a four day holiday with Linda's folks. the Bm't .Bensons, and the H P. Hillmans. We might also mention that Linda completed a secretar- ial Course and graduated last May from the Peterson Business Col- lege, 4n Seattle prior to their move to Ellensberg. Mrs. Walter Clayton St.. ,has been spending the past two wec.'ffs in Seattle at the home of her niece and husband. Mr. and Mrs. A1 Flournoy. Unhappily Mrs. Clay- tows sister. Mrs. Louis Sitzberg- er of Seattle has been in very poor health. THE DON POGREBAS, the Howard .Soplerses and the ralt Claytons drove to the Olympia Elks: Club for dinner last Wed- nsday evening. Much to their surprise and interest, several groups had gathered on the ad- joining la;ke to practice for the coming -water show. The most in- teresting of these acts was a par- achutist who Was being pulled by a heavily powered runabout. The very good incentive for the outing was the celebration of Shirley's birthday and the Pogreba's tem- porary childless status. Home once ggain is Larry Lutz who spent the past month in Gret- na, La., with relatives. Delighted to see him arrive at the Seattle International Airport Monday was 'baby brother Lam'ie. Doug, at the moment, plans to stay on with the George Lutzes in New Orleans. Attention. Grangers, 4-H fam- ilies and interested persons! July 13th and 14th will be clean-up day at Parihandle Lake 4-H camp. Men willing to help out will please bring hammers and saws and wo- men will please bring brooms. mops, cleaning cloths etc, the lnt- chen and the Barnacles' cabin be- ing the objects under fire! Those interested will please contact Mrs. Virginia Hicks. purpose ]n mind being to surprise Howard and Muria] Somers with n,.th Takes Long Time Kamilche cently acquired a new boat. For =" a while tle group gathered in the Weather,SpitePati° theareabutCOolbYeventuallyandt°rChratherlight'retireddampde-to Area Resident Mrs** Ad[a HcDoH   d the comfort of the house to visit and play games of observation and .juc!gment. To complete the eve- ning, a potluck midnight supper of spaghetti with salads and ap- propriate trimmings was served. Those guests able to attend were Joe and Shirley Engen, Don and Shirley Pogreba, Clem and Marge toll, Ed and Louise Okonek and ulie and Doris Stock. Hosting the party were Russ and Ruth v¢-ells and Walt and Salli Clayton who are most appreciative of Doris S ' lock s thoughtful help. Bob and Shirley Eacrett and sis- ter 5oanne and husband Denny Davidson took their annual dajL and-a-half vacation last weekend. Saturday afternoon they drove up to Oak Harbor to check on the Eaeretts' home and then on to Se- attle. Arriving there about midnight, they drove to the K.3.R. Radio Station where they dropped in .to see former Shelter friend 3ark "J. J." Valley, disk jockey for ¢he midnight to 6 a.m. span. The two couples spent two interesting hours visiting and touring the station before finding loging for the rest of the night. Sunday, the fair- grounds attracted their attention and after departing from there, their attempts to play miniature CongratulatiOnS o& Best Wishes ed's Drive.In ] Ted's Drive-in ii T , 11 THACKERAY ELECTRIG i Lent s inc. .,. 4, rPO" ' Or.a, . I ' n domestic or commercial installations) .' (You can count on Thackeray..Workmanship , To Kay and Ted Bollinger Your Assurance of Quality at CONGRATULATIONS TED'S DRIVE.IN and our Comes Through The' Decision to Use VERY BEST WISHES Darigold Products for quick and lasting success at TED'S DRIVE-IN 8 miles north of Shelter on Higlway 101 adjacent to the George Adams Fish Hatchery. From Your Friends at We sincerely congratulate Ted and Kay Boginger and wish them every success in their new enterprize. mST,'.L..O Kitsap-Mason Dairy BUILDERS SUPPLY Another plea! The 4-H encamp- ment is scheduled for the week beginning July 29 but this year the Barnacles' leaders are unable to accompany their group. If some civ, ic-minded person would vohm- Leer to chaperone them. either all or part oi' tile five days, they would receive bunk and board free. Anyone interested, please contact Mrs. Hicks. The annual Orthopedic picnic will be held Friday, July 19th on the beach of Capl and Mrs. Her- bert Dowell at their Treasure Is- land home. The Gas-Sup Marina can now be found moored on the southwest side of Stretch Ishnld on the Wells' beach, ilaving m)ved on rainy Sat- urday morning. Bet Ruth will miss her little humming-bird friend who came to mp of her fuehia plant and could be coaxed to sit. unafraid, upon her finger! His many friends in Grapexdew were shocked to learn that Clar- ence Peters was taken to the Har- rison Memorial Hospital in Brem- erton Friday evening in serious condition. As of ths writing on Monday evening, Clare's condition is somewhat improves. ,Ve would like to sincerely wish him a speedy recovery. Joel Zehe left Monday for a week's stay at the Lutherland Camp at Lake Kilarney (not Ire- land! It's near Puyallup! Mean- while, back at the ranch. Daddy Art Zeh has been undertaking to begin the second-floor construc- tion on their Stadium Beach home. Between rain an wind. Art has been sorely tested, tryng to keep the protective visqueen sheeting in place over the exposed areas. Courage Art and keep the plaster dry ! LEAVING FOR Westport Fri- day, Jubie and Virginia Hicks and family spent the night there in their Microbus. Arising early Sat- urday morning, Jubie and Vir- ginia were interrupted in their breakfast preparations by a lady in distress. When this situation was alleviated, breakfast prepar- ations were once again undertak- en Once again an interruption! This time. a young couple stuck in the sand. some of which was mhappily sprayed all over their breakfast. Finally, by noon. all dis- tressed persona were rescued from their lemmas, breakfast (lunch) was finally eaten and Jubie was happily surf-easting for ocean perch All in all. they managed to dig for razor clams success- fully, Jubie caught eight ocean perch and the children took full advantage of the beautiful weath- er by swimming all day. Accom- panying them on their little m.> ing, which brought them home Saturday evening, was ll-year-old Glm'ia Parks from Bremerton. Your Farmer Neighbors of Kitsap and Mason Counties. First at Pine Phone 426-4393 By Frances Simnns KAMILCHE -- Mason County lost another pioneer resident last week in the passing of Adla V. McDonald July 1 at McCleary. l{rs. McDonald was born into the ,V. S. Taylm. home at Lilliwaup 78 years ago and moved to Ka- milche Valley when she was five years old. Her grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Purdy for whom Purdy Canyon was named and Mr. Purciy was the first repre- sentative from Mason County. She was married ,to Ronald McDonald, who was a successful logger and fmaner in the valley. Two sons and three daughters were born into their home. Mr. McDonald passed away several years ago. Surviving are the chil- dren. Donald of McCleary, Nell of Shelton; Jean Gellatly of Red- wood City, Calif. Mae Crutchfield of Mercer ,Island and Mary &nn Drain of Reno, JEer. Also three sisters, Mrs. Emma McDonald, Shelton, Mrs. Carrie Durand, Sbelton and Mrs. Mae :Roberts of Sumner. Sincere sym- pathy is extended to the family. Miss Etta Mae Hartman who is attending business college in Port- land, Ore., visited here parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Krise and fam- ily, last weekend. • There was much activity during the holiday last week. The Harry Fletchers and son ,Iwin visited with the Gordon Cooke family in Port Angeles. 1E[R. ATD MRS. FLME'R Me- Monagle and two children of Se- attle; Mr. and MrS. Roy Taylor and::two.children, and Mrs. Esther Reinsdorff .of 'eattle ,were guests at the Orvffle Taylor home over the holiday. lr. and Mrs. Hart T Simmons and ,friends spent the holiday at their waterfront lot on Mud Bay. About 30 .friends enjoyed picnic dinner on the' .4th .of July. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Marshall and family spent the holiday at the' home of Mrs. Marshall's mo- ther, Mrs. Marie Jones at Enum- claw. Monday evening guests at the Gene Taylor home were Will WaN .drip, ,_/rs. Carrie Conover, Bill- ings, mont., Mrs. Effie Solbeek,. olympia, and Mrs. Selma Peter- son,, Puyallup. Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Taylor were dinner guests at the Leland Hudson home. Mrs. Martin )tto had an un- fortunate accident on Friday eve- Ring when she slipped and fell on the kitchen floor and broke her ankle. lVI. AND MRS Chester Mar- shall and family and Mrs. Mabel Marshall of Sheldon and Carol Marshall of Seattle went to the ocean beach last Weekend. Victor Otto son of Mr and Mrs. Martin Otto, finishes his enlist- ment in the Navy this week Tues- day and leaves Little Creek, Va., for his home one day this week. Mrs. Joe Nieklin and two daughters and son of The Dalles. Ore., are visiting at the Martin Otto home. Mr. and Mrs. Don Whitener and family motored .to Trinidad, Calif last Tuesday Th .... 0o ..... " rcanmn to the Rome if:her pr- ents, Mr. and Mrs. David Rankin. Mrs. Annie Whitener also travelled with them and will visit her daughter for about 10 days. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Cooke and family of McMinnville, Ore. vis- ited Sunday at the Harry Fletch- er home. Wednesday gests of the Fletchers were lV[r. and Mrs. Hu- bert Derting of Couer d'Alene, Ida The Kamilche Grange will have a 6:30 p.m. potluck dinner Fri- day of this week. Guests at the Herb Nelson home on the 4th of July a-ere the Bruce Nelson. family. Stanley Marsden and family of Los Angeles spent two days last week at the :Wesley Whitener home. The Ronald Whitener fam- ily were also weekend guests. Christian Science Sets Communion Service Communion services will be held Sunday at the Shelter First church of Christ. Scientist. The First Reader will read the church tenets and will invite the congre- gation to kneel in silent commun- ion. The Bible Lesson on "Sacra- ment" will include .this verse: "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God" (Matt. 51. Among selections from "Science and Health with Key to the Scrip- tares" by Mary Baker Eddy will be this: "We should examine our- selves and learn what is the af- fection and purpose of the heart, for in this way only can we learn what we honestly are" (p.8). BUILDING PERMITS Building permits approved by the Mason County Commission Monday included to Charles H. Dillion, garage, $450; Elton Glenn, summer cottage, $3,000; E. R. Caughie, wood shop, fiberglass shop and retail sales of boats and furniture, $5,000; Frank Wood, summer cabin. $200: Say Umphc- nour, remodel residence, $1200; El- mer Linn, add to residence, $500; Robert Marphew, dock. $400: D. J. Tally, dock, $450; Alvin Linder. man, summer cabin, $i500: Mich- ael Johnson, remodel residence, $/,200 and Stuart Steehler, resi- dence, $2500. See Our New OK LINE A qualily iire al a price you can afford. RAUSCHER'S TII Fourth Of July Holiday Many Visitors To Union By Ethel Dalby UNION --- The long holiday weekend fcmnd homes along the Canal busy places, with two to a half dozen cars parked beside each summer place, and craft of every type and color riding at anchor along the waterfront The heavy down pour of rain on Sunday af- ternoon somewhat eased the leave taking for urbanites about to re- turn to their town homes. The rain however did not appreciably affect campers at Twanoh State Park according to reports most of the campers remained on to complete their camp-out The holiday of July 4th found several of our localites celebrating lheir birthdays. Among them Lud Andersen whose natal day was July 3, Mrs. Letha Stark had a happy day Thursday with her chil- dren, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Stark of Renton. and Mr. an'd Mrs. Ed Stroek of Spangle were home to enjoy the birthday (linnet'. Also celebrating their })irthdays were Herb Rotter. Addrsey Goff. Your Union scribe wanted to forget an- other year. but well-wishing friends made this futile, but also a happy event. REPORTS FROM Shelton Gen- eral Hospital Sunday evening were of a marked improvement in the condition of Merritt Stark Stark was removed to the Hospital last Sunday evening a week ago, for observation and treatment, and to which he is responding nicely, in- dications being that he will soon be able to be returned home. as his local friends and neighbors wish. Tammy, Debbie and Sherry Ar- kin returned to their Union home last Sunday evening from Port- land, Ore., where they visited at the Eldon James home for the past two weeks. At Twanoh state Park. the sen- ior life saving classes were start- ed last Monday, to accomodate all adults wishing to learn to swim. The Junior swim classes begin in August for all youngsters in- terested Life guards at the park are Kathy Murphy, Aberdeen. who was at the park last summer; Karen Simac, Tacoma. and Jim Wilson. Belfair. Head life gmrd is Don Faulk Bremerton. Roy Ritner. Shelton. is employed as an aide at Twanoh for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hawley and children of Twanoh State Park were joined by Mr. and Mrs. En- worth and family of Illihee State Park on a trek o Westport last Monday, where they were to dig razor clams and be beachcombers for the day, enjoying a bus man s holiday of a sort at the state park at Westport. THE THOMAS BALL home was packed Thursday evening when they returned h me from the store. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ball Jr. of Bre,merton and a party of their friends. 11 in all making the eve- nmg a merry one for their par- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hanson en- tertained a large number of their !]eighbors last Union home. A enjoyed and diSC on the beach. were fronl \\;Vashingon, near borne. Mr. and Mrs, Seattle , and weekend Mrs. Jim Mr. and MrS. of Bremerton and Mrs. Harold Resort place morning the tentS' at breakfast for Jessup, and Mrs. Mike Moore. Lent Sr. Kenneth Dalby the home of his Ethel Dalby, ins with his Mrs. Paul as her speci past week. grandson, son Schlosser "We are our Union of our own". i $ • Pick th Saeger ' 0fl "We Service TRIPLE PLAY? WE CAN In FinanciM Services WITH PERSONAL Offered from our Shelt WE TOUCH ALL THE BASES )NITI4 LOANS Home [] SAVINGS 2nd [] SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES YOUR SAVINGS at current al EARN DIVIDENDS AT 4%% compounded four times Shellon Branch Thurston County Savings & Loan Accounts Insured to $10,000.00 9 A.M. -- 4 P.M. Monday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Home Office Bran€ 5th & Capitol Way • 31 Olympia, Wash. SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES . Private,