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FECTIVE ix 1 ' Facing on the th & West ' of City Streets 0 Aug. 2 Aug. 4 Aug. 6 Aug. 8 Aug. 10 Aug. 12 Aug. 14 Aug. 16 Aug. 18 Aug. 20 Aug. 22 Aug. 24 Aug. 26 Aug. 28 Aug. 30 “i HOURS In the City of Shelton e1‘_a.New System devised by the arter Department, sprinkling will be A Ated at any time between the hours M. to 8 RM. on alternate days as owing schedules JULY 15, 1941 Houses Facing on the South & East Sides of City Streets 0 July 16 Aug. 1 July 18 Aug. 3 July 20 Aug. 5 July 22 Aug. 7 July 24 Aug. 9 July 26 Aug. 11 July 23 Aug. 13 July 30 Aug. 15 Aug. 17 Aug. 19 Aug. 21 Aug. 23 Aug. 25 Aug. 27 Aug. 29 Aug. 31 “Sea on which the front-door opens is to me On what street a. house faces. 5'3th devised by ' E. E. Brewer, -,, .f Yere put into ef- ‘Hi b09337 by which in: Permitted on any time be— of 6 a. m. to wheen divided in ' thitter system will sprinkling load nut and that load Over a 14-hour is“ Possible. made by the! 'aCe as follows: is , . and,WEST lifts will be per- 9 on alternate facing the : Sides of city a ltted to sprin- 8'Ys- The sched- ‘ for the remaind- .manq all of Aug- .medtom tfhe two- -. o page? columns Aboyc ' t0n are urged gfigwule and keep it " tong" easy refer- . ' W the sched- MJ‘ES which are , 19b: should be " it facing the street . rgrgmt doors open, “ma “’9? explained. direbe "I80 careful to. ctIons their Supt. Brewer m 01“ s rinklin 1* piewsed Ito gegt by utik loads which 'ln- 9.55’stem used ‘ whlch two-hour . "ling and eve- the entire city lung to those “of drain was M958 capacities . I“. under that ‘ teuwhwh this new Jive entirely by . “It of spreading l 0“? period and 03d in half by 3' scheduie of Urged are urged to madly with the X‘hrm this effort system func- , efficiency. A w}? Created in *r at night when , Was available a;er because too. ’amount of c Place while timiss existed. hment has held 1mg restrictions tedly possible,” 1. PM. “but we , sltuation like 1: night. A 0d of water a, ‘3 new sprin- ulie the fairest e same time slistem of a Oatrain it has “3 Years. We 1e 0f Shelton to cooperation in .t tioSerVice Board es of several on the po "agel‘tified Fred Rustin. as hav- ‘ 8‘ In oral and t' making him ment at the .Might have , . STEM OF SPRINKLING ~ ICTION NOW FOR CITY; RNATE DAYS PERMITTED COMMUNITY CALENDAR TON IGHT—Scoutmasters a n d Scout Leaders meeting, 8 p. m., courthouse, arrange aluminum collection drive. WEDNESDAY —— Scoutmasters and Boy Scouts meeting, 8 p. m., courthouse, learn: aluminum drive details. WEDNESDAY—A c t i v e cl u b weekly meeting, 7:15 dinner, Moosa'I-Iall. .. y ., .» WEDNESDAY~Odd F e l l o w s Lodge weekly meeting, 8 p. m., I.0.0.F-. Hall. THURSDAY—City league soft- ball, p. m., Loop Field, two games, starting second half schedule. THURSDAY—City council semi- monthly meeting, 8 p. m., city hall. SWlM cuss FUND BEGUN; lllTORlNG START_S_ MONDAY $4.25 Donated Already To Trans- portation Kitty; Classes Open Monday, Maple Beach Coins have begun to trickle in already to start the 1941 swim class fund off. At the moment $4.25 has been donated to the kitty, which goes to defray costs of transporting pupils to and from the annual swimming and life saving classes conducted un- der the joint auspices of the Red Cross and Active Club. The twelfth annual ciasses get under way next Monday at Ma‘ ple Beach at Lake Isabella, with all boys and girls invited to reg- ister and participate. Registration is achieved by the simple process of securing a reg- istration card from either The Journal or the men's department at the L. M., having them filled out and signed by a_ parent or guardian, and returned to the place the card was obtained. But that isn’t the point of this story. ’The swim fund has been started. Del Cole, Journal shop foreman, started the ball rolling With a dollar bil and the snow- ball‘has rolled f enough to pick up additional one buck donations from E. B. Spring, W. A. Wit- siers, and Grant C. Angle, with a two-bit coin tossed into the jar at the Journal office by an un- known contributor. Donations will be taken at ei-:. that the Journal or the men’s de- partment at the L. M., so keep ’em coming, folks. l Color Travelogue By George Drake Enjoyed George Drake furnished the program for today's Kiwanis ses- sion, with a movie picture of his recent travelogue through the scenic and historic spots of the East, from Henry Ford’s village of restored pioneer industries through the battle fields of Civil War days, and restful Southern cities with their colorful spring flowers, and points in northern Florida with glimpses of timber lands and operations. The run- ning story wound up with scenes in Grand Canyon and along the way home by way of Idaho and Pullman, in all interesting to those who have seen part of it and to those who hope at some future time to make some of these pleasant trips. 'have an even MOODY. D. 0. 6017 S. E. 861'}! PORTLAND, OREG"?.‘ VOL. LV—NO. 56 BUSY SESSlllN YESTERDAY AT monsoon Commissioners Pass Three Road Resolutions, Forced To Delay Appointment Of New Wel- fare Head Important action consumated yesterday by the board of county commissioners at its weekly meet- ing included: 1. Passage of a resolution set- ting aside $2000 from the county road funds to extend oiling of the North Shore road (in the Tahuya district) for about three miles; 2. Passage of a resoiution set- ting aside $1200 from county road funds to oil surface 1.5 miles of secondard highway No. 14-A from Lakewood to Coulter Creek ‘ been kept here that the 100-degree Consolidated with "he ‘ SHELTON, WASHINGTON, Tuesday, July 15, 1941. Mounts To Mercury Soars Over loo-Degree Mark For First Time On Official R e co r d 5 At Pulp Mill At four o’clock this after- noon, just as The Journai was going to press, the temperature reached 104 degrees, it was re- ported from the Rayonier wea- ther bureau by Albert Thomp- son, watchman, who took the reading. Heat records of long standing toppled yesterday when the offi- cial thermometer at the Rayonier weather station soared up to a boiling hot 101 degrees, the first time since weather statistics have mark has been passed. Grapeview and Lake Cushman observers also recorded extreme temperatures but both fell just to meet the increasing traffic load; 3. Passage of a resolution set- ting aside $800 from county road funds to fill in and eliminate the bridge on the Thomas road (in the Pickering district); 4. Passage of a resolution clos- ing the bridge over Sherwood Creek on the Mason Lake—Allyn road because the span at present is unsafe for traffic; $116,924 For Roads 5. Notification from the State Highway Department that Mason County has been allocated $116,- ,924 for 1942 road expenditures from state gas tax receipts, and the additional notification .that Mason County share of May gas tax receipts amounts to $10,127.22; 6. Delay in appointment of a county welfare administrator when three persdns‘whbse names , were submitted to 'the board by the state wélfare' department were found to be already employed and not interested in' the Mason Coun- ty appointment. The board asked the state to submit three more names,.preferably men; 7. Set July 26 as deadline for applications for purchase of tax- title land at the 12th in the series of public auction sales being con- ducted under the auspices of the commissioners, but did not set the actual date of the sale; Herd District Delayed 8, Delayed indefinitely action _on morproposed formation of 'a Kam- ilche Point herd district When a vote of the residents of the area showed 17 favored such a delay while 16 favored immediate for- mation of the district and 10 favored no such formation at all. Joe McKiel and O. K. Linscott appeared before the board to no- tify it that the next step in the formation of the proposed Hoods- port fire district awaits action of the county election board in set- ting a date for the election on the matter. Alden C. Bayley appeared be- fore the board to file plats for the Jones and Harned’s Tahuya-Canal Waterfront Tracts. USO. Buttons On Sale Here Friday, Saturday; Save Up Ah, ah, ah! Don’t spend that quarter, neigh- bor. Save it for that U.S.O. button you’ll be asked to purchase Fri- day or Saturday this week. Yes, sir! Shelton's delayed U:S.O. drive is now all set and Will go off this coming Friday and Saturday, General Chairman Walter M. Elliott said today. Buttons are on hand, Sales Chairman Vin Connolly has his crew .of salesmen and saleswom- en_porsed for their tasks and all is in readiness to go over the top on the $600 quota set for Mason County. Rural areas in the county have already begun to do their part, mainly through the granges. Mrs. L. D. Portman of Matlock Grange has personally sold over 50‘ U. 5.0. buttons, a swell record for a rural communit , and she would etter record had shehad the buttons to sell, she claims, as a picnic crowd at Sha- fer State PaPrk last week was ripe for a cleanup —— but Mrs. Portman just didn’t have the but- tons. Hay Exhibits Added To County 4-H Fair. Hay exhibits will be an added featurebf the Mason County 4-H club_fair this year. Farmers are all inv1ted to enter samples of hay. The samples should weigh 5 pounds and if brought to the county Agent ahead of timé it Will be put up in proper exhibit form. Prizes will be paid for the best exhibits. Any hay coming under the fol— lowmg classification may be en- tered. 1. Alfalfa hay. 2. Red Clover hay._ 3. Alsike Clover hay. 4. Ladino Clover hay. 5. Rye Grass hay. 6. Reed Canary Grass hay. 7. Other grass hays. 8. Clover and grass hay. 9. Alfalfa and grass hay. 10. Flat Pea hay. 11. Grain hay. 12. Grain-legume mixtures. VISITING RELATIVES Mrs. J. T. Shimek and daugh- ter left last weekend for a two- week visit with relatives on Be- mis Island, near LaConnor. shy of the loo-degree mark, Grapeview having a 98-degree reading and Lake Cushman a 99- degree reading. The mercury has been climbing steadily since Friday, when a 77- degree reading was recorded, to 83 degrees Saturday, to 94 de- grees Sunday (tying the previous peak temperature for 1941), and then to yesterday’s record shat- tering 101. Private thermometers in var- ious locations boiled up to as high as 120 degrees when exposed di- rectly to the afternoon sun, it was reported. Logging Stopped As Heat Record Of 101 State Forester Orders Loggch Out, Of Woods, Cancels All Fire Permits Dur— ing Danger All logging operations in West,- ern Washington were ordered closed yesterday by State Fores- try Supervisor T. S. Goodyear dur- ing the present extremely danger- ous fire hazard created by the record heat of yesterday and the past few days. Simpson Logging company cm- ployes did not work yesterday due to the heat and were scheduled to go on their so-called “hoot owl” shift this morning when the' closure order from the state for- ester cancelled all logging opera- tions until the hazardous condi— tion is over. The logging closure order also included cancellation of all fire permits, District Fire Warden Charles Ogg pointed out today. Ogg warned persons going into the woods to exercise extreme care so as not to start fires. “The condition is very dangerous right now," he explained, “so we ask that all persons who do not ob- solutely have to would refrain from going into the woods until this extreme hazard is over.” As a precautionary measure, the fire warden has called in a stand- by crew of six men who will re- main at the fire hall in Shelton to be ready for emergency duty in case of forest fire, and also a second stand-by crew of five men have been stationed at Lake Newatzel for emergency call to forest fire duty, Ogg said. CLOOUALLUM MAY NOT MAINTAIN, ll‘S SCHOOL NEXT YEAR Annual Transportation Budget Hearing Discloses Fact; Har- stine, Belfair Budgets Held Up With three exceptions, trans- portation budgets drawn up for Mason~ County school. districts were approved with only minor changes and adjustments at the annual transportation meeting last Thursday. in County School Supt. J. E. Martin’s office. J. Guy Rowland, former Skagit County superintendent, represent— ed the State Education Depart- ment for the inspection of the transportation budgets. The Harstine and Belfair trans- portation allocations were laid aside until more definite assur- ance of where sufficient funds to be able to make the budgets feas- ible are coming from, Supt. Mar- tin said, while the Cloquallum budget was not even considered after it became apparent the district would be unable to op- erate its own school next term. The Cloquallum budget called for 49 percent of its total income to be spent on transportation, Supt. Martin explained, so the Cloquallum directors were advised to make arrangements to send their .pupils either to Elma or to Shelton for their education. Some increases in pupil loads and some lengthened routes were approved among the transporta- tion budgets, along with drivers’ salaries adjustments, Supt. Mar- tin said. Mary M. Knight will have the highest transportation cost aver- age in the county next year with 32 percent of its funds set aside for that purpose, he added. 3 MASON COUNTY SCHOOLS ASK AID Belfair, Harstine and Mary M. Knight school districts from Ma- son County today sent represent- atives to Olympia to present re- quests for financial assistance for the 1941-42 term out of the $700,- 000 grant—in-aid fund passed by the last legislature. ' Belfair's request was based on the tremendous burden placed on the district by a 70 per cent in- crease in enrollment this past year, also reflecting in increased transportation costs which will take 28 per cent of the estimated 1941-42 income, County School Supt. J. E. Martin pointed out. Harstine’s request is based on additional transportation equip- ment costs, while Mary M. Knight's petition is also for trans- porétation equipment costs,- he . sai . Farm Refrigeration Inspection Wednesday All phases of farm refrigeration units will be discussed at the Oscar Sund farm .near Grapeview, Thursday, July 17th. If you are at all interested in refrigeration, you should see this zero box and kitchen unit which was all home constructed. Farmer’s living a considerable distance from town find this type of refrigeration very desirable. Everyone is welcome to inspect this farm unit on July 17, 10:30 a. m. to 3:00 p. m. GIRL ARRIVES FRIDAY Mr. and Mrs. Dan Brown of Shelton became parents of a baby daughter born at Shelton Hospital Friday. SON BORN FRIDAY Mr. and Mrs. Leslie McAferty of Shelton became parents of a baby son born at Shelton Hospital Friday. So far this year the district fire office here has recorded a dozen forest blazes. but all have been of a very minor nature, with little or no damage inflicted, Fire Warden Ogg said yesterday, but the fire staff is keeping its col— lective fingers crossed during the present danger period. Details Of Road Oilin'g Program; ' ‘ 35 Miles Listed Between 35 and 36 miles of Mason County hi hways will re~ 'ceive light bitumi ous oil surfac— ing treatments under the 1941 summer ro ad oiling program drawn up by County Road En— gineer A. L. Ward. Most of this mileage will be resurfacing of roads which have already been oil treated in pre- vious years but need attention again to maintain them in top traffic condition, Mr. Ward point— ed out last week. Only six miles of the total will be new surfacing work. ,The breakdown into units of the 1941 program is as follows: Matlock to Satsop road, miles; Entire Skokomish Valley road, 8.5 miles; Grapeview road, 5.1 miles; Spencer Lake road, 2.3 miles; Agate road. 2.8 miles; Capitol Hill road (including streets), 1.6 miles; 14 Mt. View addition roads, 1.3 miles. J. F. Forbes, Olympia road contractor, has been awarded the bid to do this Work for $13,455.25 with Mason County supplying the oil. It is expected work will. be started in about two weeks. In addition to the work men- tioned already, and separate en- tirely from the contract awarded Forbes, is a four-mile surfacing job between Matlock and Decker- ville which will be carried out as a regular road district job under Commissioner Robert Trenckmann. The surfacing will be very sim- ilar to the type done under the Forbes contract. Activians Hear Delegates, Red Cross Executive“ Shelton Activians, delaying their usual starting time 45 minutes to 7:15 o'clock, will hear Harold Berenson, Red .Cross first aid, swimming and life saving field representative in the Northwest, as their speaker for this week's club meeting Wednesday evening in the Moose Hall. In addition, reports will be giv- en by the club’s four delegates to the Active International con— vention in Portland last weekend. Paul Marshall, Rocky Duckham, and Lyle McElroy represented the Shelton club. Final plans of the swimming class committee for running off the 12th annual Active Club -{ Red Cross public swimming and life saving classes which open next Monday at Maple Beach also will be heard. Skokomish Mother, Son on Trip to LA. Mrs. Stella Mackey Byrne, of Skokomish Valley, left Friday on a ten-day trip to Los Angeles to visit friends. Byrne may stay longer, but Mrs. Mackey expects to return to her home here next,week. GIRL BORN TODAY A baby daughter was born to- day to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mus- grove at Shelton Hospital, 0 and son, — EiIIEEEi on ALUMINUM T0 EEI EEEERIIAY Two Meetings Scheduled To Ar- range Dctails; Collection Slat.- cd July 24-25; Boy Scouts To Do Collecting ’I‘u'o meetings to arrange dc.- iails'ol‘ the aluminum drive to ho conducted here next week are scheduled tonight and \Ved- nnsday. This evening Scout- masiors and Scout leaders will confcr to arrange a plan for the drive, then \Vednesday night Scoutmasters and Boy Scouts of the Shelton troops will meet to relay the plans of tonight’s session on to the Scouts, who will do the actual collecting. Both meetings will he held in the courthouse at eight o’clock. Out of the frying pan into the firing line. That's the course a lot of old aluminum now sitting idle in Shel- ton kitchens and basements will be taking in a short time after Sholtonians do their part in the National Defense Aluminum Col- lection scheduled here July 24 and 25. Shelton Boy Scouts will do the actual collecting here, on the dates already mentioned, after first having made a notification canvass of the city to prepare residents for the event. All residents who have old ar- ticles made of aluminum which they no longer use or can get along without are asked to be prepared to give those articles to the Scouts when they come around. Radio Program Sunday The Journal has also made ar- rangements with stations KJR and KOMO of Seattle to participate in the radio campaign which the two stations are preparing to ac- quaint the public with the pur- pose, reasons and aims of the aluminum drive. Next Sunday evening between and 9 o’clock a Sholtonian will speak briefly on a “kickoff” program announcing the aluminum drive. It is also pos'SIble a special cvants broadcast will be arranged direct from some central collec- tion point for the aluminum in Shelton during one of the days of the collection here. Represent-‘ Shelton Independent OFFICIAL COUNTY PAPER McCauley Promises Hatchery Work Will Be Reacly This Fal $100,000 Plant To Be Constructed At Eells Spring In Skokomish Valley; Backs Loop Field Lights and Highway Underpass )hambcr Business which preceded the main speaker’s talk at the Cham-_ ber of Commerce July meeting Thursday was featured by the civic body putting its shoulder to the wheel of three coming proj— ects in this community. _ One was the matter of install- ing lights at Loop Field, a proj- ect which the school board has been toying with for several years and which was revived last spring but so far has made little head- way. The Chamber voted to sup- port the project and do all in its power to bring the project to reality, authorizing Secretary Har- old Lakeburg to write the school board offering what assistance the Chamber can give. Another school project also drew approval from the Cham- ber when the membership au— thorized President Ed Faubert to appoint a committee to work out plans for an underpass at the senior high school to allow stu- dents to cross beneath the Olym- pic Highway instead of having to walk over it. Support of the USO. button sale which will be conducted here this Friday and Saturday was also pledged by the Chamber, while an appeal for physical help from the Chamber as well as its usual financial assistance was promised Grant C. Angle in the handling of the annual Mason County Pioneers Picnic on July 27. President Faubert announced that the August meeting would be devoted chiefly to boosting the Puyallup Fair and Mason Coun- ty’s exhibit at that fair. “We in- vite Mason County farmers to at- tend our August meeting,” Presi- dent Faubert said. TWO NATIVE SONS, ativcs of the radio stations were in Shelton last week to make ad- vance preparations but were un- able to give a definite date for this latter event. Vital Need Expressed In a joint statement to the American people, William S. Knudsen, director general, office of Production Management, and LaGuardia, appealed to all citi- zens for their active assistance for the first time since the president’s declaration of a national emer- gency May 27. They expressed the vital need for aluminum and emphasized the fact that no individual or group or corporation will make any prof- it out of the transaction by which the scrap aluminum will be gath- cred and converted into usable metal. .All aluminum will be used exclusively for national defense and the proceeds of the sale of aluminum to defense industries will be used exclusively for ciVIl- ian defense. Eitriem‘V—HISMd Rosicrucian Conclave Pete Eitriem of Route 3, Shel- ton, plans to attend the annual conclave for Rosicrucians in this area tomorrow at the Masonic Temple in Tacoma, where Gilbert N. Holloway, F.R.C., national lec- turer of the Rosicrucian Order. AMORC, will deliver a series of addresses. All Rosicrucians within a fifty- mile radius from Tacoma are in— vited to attend this conclave. Dayton Picnic To Be Held This Next Sunda)I Dayton, July 14.»-The Dayton community picnic has been sched- uled for July 20 and will be held at Shafer State Park. All friends and former residents of the Day- ton community are invited, bring- ing their own potluck lunches. Ice cream, coffee, sugar and cream will be furnished. THERE lYIUST BE IN THE Don’t try to tell Omer Dion and Harry McConkey that sea-ser- pents don’t exist. The two veteran fishermen have the evidence of their own eyes to the contrary. They saw it Sun- day while fishing on Hammersley Inlet. It was a queer looking Creature which they at first believed was a blackfish, but the fin they based this thought upon turned out to be a large V—shaped tail‘ on the posterior end of a thing the likes of which neither Dion nor Mc- Conkey had ever seen, in flesh or in picture. “It” had a large, horseshaped phead, minus the protuding ears, ’but with very large eyes, and the pointed nose of a horse. It's body both agreed was about 20 feet long and McConkey says he saw CALVIN L FRAZlER, RALPH DAY, PASS Both Born In Shelton, They Both Succumb To Long Illness Same Day Two native sons of Mason County yielded to death Sunday, Ralph Day, 32, Capitol Hill resi- dent, passing away at Shelton General Hospital after an illness of several years duration, and Calvin Lee Frazier, 49, succumb- lng at his home on Route 3 the same day. RALPH DAY Funeral services were conducted at four o’clock this afternoon from Witsiers Chapel for Ralph Day, 32, son of Mr. and Mrs. Royal Day of Shelton. ‘Burial was in the family plot in Odd Fellows division of Shel- ton Memorial Park. Mr. Day had lived in Shelton all his life but had been an in- valid for the ,past several years. He. is survived by a brother, Royal, J12, of Kodiak, Alaska; and a Sister, Mrs. Nedra Devis, of Shel- ton, in addition to his parents. He was born at Shelton on Novemberi 20, 1908. ' CALVIN LEE FRAZIER Born in Shelton on December? 14. 1891, Calvin Lee Frazier died at his Route home Sunday, leav- lng seven brothers and one sis- ter to mourn his passing. They are James, Harry, Robert, Jerry, Charles, all of Shelton, Frank of American Lake, and Thomas of Olympia; and Mrs. Fred Rose of Shelton. Funeral services will be con- ducted from Witsiers at 2 p. m. Wednesday. RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL Mrs. C. N. ~Sundsten of Camp 5, was released from Shelton hos- pital Monday to recuperate fur- ther at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Johnson. SERPENTS SEA, AFTER ALL feet, although Dion says he miss- ed the feet, being too interested in the tail. Its skin appeared to be like that of a whale and Dion and McConkey guessed it to be some kind of a mammal. “We hadn’t had a thing strong- er than coffee, either,” Dion as- serted. When the veteran fishing partv ners first sighted the creature it was almost a block away from them but was swimming against the tide and down current to their boat, so McConkey and- Dion shut off their motor and drifted to within 30 or 40 feet of it be- fore it disappeared beneath the surface, thus getting a good scrutiny of the queer thing. Several other boats were in the vicinity but evidently the passen- Definite assurance that a new trout hatchery has been allocated to Mason County by the S tate Game Department and will be constructed at the Eells Spring site in Skokomish Valley at an expense of around $100,000 was given at the July meeting of the Shelton Chamber of Commerce Thursday by Bernard T. McCau- ley, State Game Department Di- rector. The Eells Spring site, owned by the late Arthur Eells, was sel- ected by the game department biologists after several years of exhaustive tests for its general water conditions as to its suit- ability for hatchery purposes, Di- rector McCauley said, and was found to be ideal. The game department has taken an option on the Eells Spring site and the purchase will be completed short- ly, Director McCauley said in his talk to the Chamber. Initial work on the plant will be started very shortly so as to be ready for the first brood stock this fall, he said. As soon as the contractor now at work on a new Lewis County hatchery, well ad- vanced at the present time, can be spared he will be sent here to start work on the Mason County hatchery, McCauley said. $28,000 From 1941 Bud et Only part of the Mason ounty hatchery will be completed under funds allocated for 1941, a sum of $28,000 having been set aside by Gov. Langlie, sufficient to build the main hatchery and part of the brood and rearing ponds and equipment by this fall, while the other buildings, including resi~ 'dence of the manager, refrigerat- ing plant for saving fish foods in quantity, and the remainder of the complete plant will come next year when more funds are avail- able from licenses, fees and fines, McCauley said. The question of location was between Dungeness in the upper Olympics and the Mason County spot, and a delegation of citizens from the Northern county appear- ed before the state board at Se- attle on Wednesday to urge their choice, but the board was unani- mous on the Eells site. It was pointed out that influence had no part in the choice, which was made by the department experts purely for biological reasons as the best for permanent trout hatchery to cover this section, particularly as Mason County has so many lakes within its bor-‘ ders. The abundance of water at even all-year temperature, from the tumbling stream which flows through the grounds, as observed over several years, and other features favored this location. An appeal was made direct to Gov- ernor Langlie but it was pointed (out that the Commission is solely responsible for making the best choice for its purpose, and the Governor made the allocation of $28,000 from the budget funds to start the project. Reviews Department Progress Mr. McCauley continued in a. general review of progress made in conservation of natural proces- ses as well as artificial propaga- tion of game fish, and also of the game of the state. and pointed out that while considerable progress had been made, those in charge are finding more to learn and are continually experimenting on bet- ter methods of production and planting of all kinds of wild life for the benefit of sportsmen who pay the bills in the end. In 1933 he stated that 130,000 licenses were issued to fish and hunt, and in 1940 over 230,000, indicating the increasing interest as well as sport. Natural processes must be augmented by artificial means of raising and spreading fish and (Continued on Page Six) People Do Read Signs, And They Solved This One For a while, A. H. Goodwin had the “aint—nature-wonderful" editor stumped Friday, but a sign in The Journal’s front window soon rectified that. No less than a haindozen per- sons stopped in Friday and Sat- urday, in response 0 a sign that asked “What Is It?”, to tell the “A-\l-W” editor those uniquely beautiful white “plants” in the window were Indian pipes. Mr. Goodwin found them near the county farm in Isabella Val- ley, in a shady, leaf—mouldy spot. He said he had never seen them in his many years of roaming the woods, but evi- dently others have for it wasn’t long before the “A-N—VV” edi- tor knew all about Indian pipes, even was informed that they grow in coral and fire red col- ors as Well as the white with gers failed to note the marine‘ oddity. black flecks like the Goodwin samples.