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6017 8.E. 86th Ave Portland, Ore Here 1is is the station wagon in which Mrs. Joanna Ore., was riding when she was killed in a early Sunday morning. Man Killed in Run A t Q uilcen e 34, Shelton, the Vetm'an's Cemetery with the ' being hit by veterans in charge. street early enforcement the re- after hit- happened N} TUesday on High- as a logger by Edwin the 14 children iller, Skoko- and the fourth in traffic ac- named Fred- also. A he was a tree. opt. 22. :[928 Korean Fun- Will be in S ges Conunission as the time bids when The bridges Creek bridge Bridge, both liseussed the Harold Sar- bids on on the or.* the sher- CMl had been T 29. the eommis- ,f two new out of the Cars on a rather same re- Years. authorized to No time authorized light bi- sections of Shore. Ma- 'Y, Dcwat- area was to allow ;.kind of an installa- ' epresenta- epartment tdst fornl- ovcr of Dr. Q. Ryan's Avenue Mon- optomc- of As- and e- and from Grove, Two traffic accidents over the weekend resulted in the death of an Oregon woman and the hospi- talization of several other persons. Two of the injured remain in Shclton General Hospital and four other, were re!eased. Dead is Mrs. Joanna Bow-cutt, 40. Gladstone, Ore. She was a passenger in a car driven by her husban:l. Ralph, 40. which Was in a head-on collision about 1:30 a.m. Sunday with a vehicle driven by Lestcr LaMarsh, 41. Shell an. Still hospitalized is Mrs. Bow- cutt's daughter, Nancy Scott. 12. Hcr condition was reported as good by Dm hospital LaMARSH and Bowcutt were both treated for injuries at the h.ospital and released the first of the week. The accident occured about :[/ miles North of SheKon on High- way 14A. The Washington State Patrol said LaMarsh was southbound on 14A apparently on the wrong side of the road. Bowcutt. northbound. swerved to avoid LaMarsh and skidded on the highway. The two vehicles met head on. the Patrol said. He is survived by his wife. :Mrs. Margaret Miller ef Shelton; four brothers, Bruce. Ned. George and John Miller, all of Shelton; five sisters, Mrs. Jean Plant of Shel- ton, Mrs. Anne Pavel of Shelton. Mrs. Antonette Longshore of Sit- ks, Alaska. Mrs. Leona Smith of Shelton and Mrs. Louella Hen- sen of Olympia; and his rnother, Mrs. Georgia Miller of Shelton. The accident was investigated by State Troopers Robert Furseth and Stan Sushsk and acting Sgt. " George TeHevits assisted by the Mason County Sheriff's office and Shelton Police Department. Simpson And L!.aon Set Friday Meeting The Simpson Timber Company and the International Woodwork- era of America and the Lumber and Sawrnill Workers unions set another meeting for Friday m Portland. The new meeting was set after a meeting between the unions and the company in Portland Tuesday which produced sufficient progress to justify the Friday meeting. The Friday meeting was an- nounced by the unions. Representatives of the company and the LSW met at 2 p.m. Wed- nesday in an effort to get em- ployees of the plywood and door plant at MeCleary back on the job. Employees on the graveyard shift at the McCleary plants walk- ed out shortly after midnight Tues- day and pickets appeared a short time later. They were withdrawn. George Cassady, secretary of th( Puget Sound district council wa, expected to attend the Wednesda 5 meeting. The lumber shutdown in othe, parts of the Northwest tightener the past week with the Big Six employers group announcing Ttes. l day the latest wage offer they made was as far as they could go The offer, rejected by the unions. was 27'/2 cents an hour over a three-year period. Employees of the Georgia-Pa- AYNE STONE. 56: Shelton, ]cific Company, which, like Strop- was reported in improved condi- son is this year negotiating inde. lion in Shelton General Hospital pendently of the employer groups, v:here he is recovering Item in- walked off the job after negoti- ations between that company an the unions broke down. juries suffered in a collision about 10:20 p.m. Friday. He was  pas- senger in a car driven by his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Eleanor Stone. Shelton. which was involved in a collision with a car driven by Joseph Lookabill, 36, Silver- dale. Stone suffered a broken hip and severe facial cuts. the State Pa- trol reported. Mrs. Stone and her daughters, Susan, 3. and Sandra, 9. suffered bruises in Lhe accident but were not hospitalized. Lookabill was treated at Shel- (Continued on page ,2) Dutch Student Finds U. 2 Young Peoph, Grow Up Faster EARNING HIS KEEP while staying at the Mrs. Art Walton home, Shelton, is Dutch exchange student Martin Visser of Schliedrecht, Holland. Martin displays his Iowa State College sweatshirt, where he just Completed a year of college whi|e staying with Mrs. Walton's sister and brother-in-law in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Martin also slipped on his "Klompen" or Dutoh wooden shoes for the picture. He said that some of the dike work- ers and old farmers still wear Klompen in Holland. "In Holland when the boys and 1962 after four years of schooling girls first start looking at each at the college. Formal schooling begins at the age of sin years and continues un- til one is 12 years old aL the "first" or grade school. From the ages 12 to 16 years one attends secondary school, Martin said. He started 6ollee at the age of 16 and was graduated at. 20. SiX YEARS of three foreign languages are required in Dutch schools. Martin has taken German, French and Engiislt He plans on going to a]'is to study French [fiLer staying with his parents in Schliedrccht for a wtfile because he said thaL he feels that "it is a necessity for me to be able to speak fern" languages to be a suc- cess in bnsiness." In reference to Martin's opin- ion of 1he people of the United States, he said that the people hee (in the U.S.I are more -informal, free and friendly". VVe are more conservative in Holland, te said. MarLin had a word for young American drivers too. ,*Everybody a ell seems to have "t here. It's rough and dangerous", he said. Martin went on to say that the common mode of travel in Hol- land is the bicycle. PENNY TOOl( he*" college ent- rance exam at the Hague, Hol- land's capitol city and will be en- tering Reed College in Portland, Ore. in the fall, Mrs. Valton said. She has been living with Mar- tin's parents in SclflicdreehL, a city of about 18.000 population about 20 miles south of Rotterdam on the Rhine river. Martin'S father is a contractor tlzez'. other they are already married m the Umte4 States, Mmtm V.- set. a Dutch exchange student now visiting in Shelton, ,.emarRed last week. Martin, 21, came to the United Stttes last August as one half of a complicated double exchange student transacUon between his family of Schliedrecht, Holland, Mrs. Art Walton. Shclton, and rel- atives. TIlE OTIIER, llALF of the ex- change is Penny Walton. 37. daughter of Mrs. Art Walton. Penny left Shclton and tim United States last snmmer to spend a year of schooling in Holland, just as Martin left Holland to come to the ItS. Penny will be coming back to Shelton Aug. 21 and Mar- tin will return home July 21. Because Shelton does not afford the facilities of the continuance of a college education, one of the provisious of Martin coming to the U.S., hc stayed with Mrs. Wal- Ion's sister and brother-in-law, P, rofcssor and Mrs, Francis Smith, Cedar Fails, Iowa. during the school year. Martin attended Iowa State College where Smith teach- es. "TILE YOUNG PEOPLE of the United Stales seem to be more ad- vanced". Martin said. Martin commented extensively I ] on the differences of the educa-I tionai instKutions of the two coun- I tries. He was graduated in civil[ engineering from the Technicumin I (college), in Rotterdam, Itolland in City Ge ts Mee ting With Water Customers The Shelton City Commission Tuesday decided to invite water users in several areas outside the city limits to Lhe commissions Ju- ly 30 8 p.m. meeting to discuss possible ways of financing replace- ment of water lines se*-ing these areas. City Engineer Pat Byrne told the commission that the condition of water mains and lines in the Beverly Heights area, part oI Stewarts addition outside the City, and some areas on Mr. View was very poor and that repiaeement was needed soon. He said the lines in Shultz Addition were too sma to carry the amount of water need-' ed t() serve the area adequately, al- though they were not the main- tenance prOblem that the other ar- eas were. The commission discussed the possibility of forming an LID for the repair work. Byrne said he had cost esti- mates prepared in his office. THE COMMISSION ALSO vo- ed to have the city laws codified by the Book Publishing Co. of Se- attle. The firm made a proposal to the city to do the job for between $3,500 and $4,000. The commission agreed to pay the firm $1,000 this year, which would carry the worl through the initial phases after which an accurate estimate of the cost of the work can be made. Byrne said it was necessary to purchase two new tires for the city's Recreation Program bus and that two more would be needed next year. HE SAID THE JAYCEES have enlisted the aid of other service clubs and plan to have Callanan Park in shape for use by the pub- lic soon. He said the city had agreed to put the water and sewer lines to temporary rest room facil- ities. The commismon was informed that arrangements had beGn made to have a representative of Cas- cade Natural Gas Company at the next commission meeting to dis- cuss inspection of gas installa- tions in the city. The commission asked that any- one interested to attend the meet- ing July 23 at 2 p.m. to get ans- wers to their questions. Who'sWho Pot Climbs Again Six straight weeks and no win- ner yet fot: the Who's Who jack- pot! And we thought last week's was SO EASy! Marion MacRae, who lives at 1725 King Sheet, missed one clue, "January 9, 1918," the date of the Who's rho birth. Aside from that she identified Jer- ry Samples as the 'electric er- sonality" who"* -" ,- - P ,,. ' IS l:ne nea(Inlan at PUD . For this she "will receive $4. The jack-pot gets another $30 making the personality, with a complete and correct list of clues this Week worth $184. And it's easier this Week than iL was last. Last week's clues. :[. Head man at PUD 2. electric personality 3. former trouble shooter 4. wrong a:rmer 5. former civilian and military servicen]an - 6. World Was II and Korea Veteran 7. resident 35 years 8. two children 9. ISR Class of '36 10. born in Aberdeen 12. name like an illustration 13. January 9, 1918 :[4. outdoorsman lives on a hill 16. uauc type of work shine 1939 z Th;(hdY, AJRlyl 1::3 Eele%a S? odI}SS lnr atth?islost ofwfiCelyt Salel  Wwaebhlnto  16 Pages  2 Sections Published in "Christmastown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washingtm, 10Cents per Copy City Gets 0024,000 Federal Grant For Sewer Project Swim Program Benefits From Kiwanis Breakfast KIWANIANS BACK SWIM PROGRAM--These now. Funds raised are donated to the city for use are the instructors in the city's Summer Recreation in the swimming program portion of the summer program which will be benefited by the Kiwanis recreation program. Pictured, left to right, are Pancake Breakfast in Kneeland Park July 28. David Frank, Lynne Stevens, Randi Tuson, teanne Serving will be from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kiwan- Armstrong and Susan Norvold, instructors, and is Club members are selling tickets for the event Lee Kiefer, pool owner. Forest Festival Association Sets The Dates For !964 Even t The Mason Coun[y Forest Festi- the sales in 1962. LYON recommended in his re- port that membership cards, which were tried this year before the buttons were obtained be discon: ttnued for next year'. The gin- bership Cards were not arc.opted  y the public, Lyon said, and sales of them were light. "Most of the sales were made after the middle of April", Lyon said. "when the buttons were av- ailable." The group voted to extend con- gratulations to the Rotary Club, wmel handled the ticket sale. and to Lyon for the successful ask Rotary Club to take charge sale this year. They also voted to }al officials and committee chair- men heard several reports, large- ly favorable, and then voted to set the dates of the 1964 event for May 2:[, 22 and 23 to get an erly sta;t for next year hen,, they met last Thursday night. Financial reports indicated that the event this year came out a liltle in the black, despite several additional expenses such as the purchase of new street pennants and more trips for the Festival Royalty. Bud Lyon, .button sales chair- man. reported that income from button sales was $3,326.01 for the event this year, more than double PUD 1 Manager Going To Ciailum County PUD of the button sales for the 1964 Festival. In his financial report, Treasur- er Bob Turner said that total in- come from%he 19B3 Festival ws $5 600,of which *aout $!,1.00 re- mained" on depositi%in the hank,  Some,,, of this money vill be needed to meet bills which are still to come in and for Keep Green ac- tivities planned. Turner asked that anyone who still has bills which have not been tun]ed in get them in so 'the fin- ancial records can be completed. ORVILLE ANDERSON, Queen's Banquet Chairman, said that at- tendance at the banquet was np this year but. still fell short of the goal. He reported that 232 attended. Anderson said the biggest prob- lem in selling tickets to the ban- quet appeared to be that people still think that it is a more or less "closed" affair for a selected group despite extensive publicity that it was open to the public. Parade chairman A. Roy Dunn said that the parade went off well and that expenses were kept to a minimum under the circumstanc- es. Poster Contest Chairman Bill Looney said that there were an excellent group of posters entered this year, particularly from Irene -S. Reed high school and that part of the program was successful. THE GROUP voted tO express appreciation to Simpson and the Christmas Tree group for having their floats in the Olympia Lake- fair parade. The group voted to express aP- preciation to President Clive Troy Ior his work in making the Festi- val a success. Troy appointed Rocky Hembroff, Los Shelver and Glcnn Correa to the nominating committee to se- lect candidates for president, vice president and five trustee posts to be voted on at the September meeting. There will bc no August meet- ing of the Festival Association. M. D. PARRETT Goes to Clalium County PUD M. D. "Polly" ParreLt terminates eleven years service (to the day) as superintendent of Mason Coun- y Public Utility District No, I Iron he begins similar duties with the much larger Clallam County PUD 1 next Monday. Lester Hein, 37, Portland. was named by the directors of the PUD Monday to succeed ParretL aS nlansger, He will t.ake over the operation in about two weeks. Hein is a graduate of 'Washing- ton State University in electrical engineering. He has worked for the Bonneville Power Administra- tion and has been associated wlth other PUDs in the state. HE COMES to Mason County from the engineering firm of Zen- ier, Athay, Jackson and Hein in Vancotiv', where lm has bccn do- ing consulting electrical engineer- ing work. PUD 1 has retained this firm for electrical engineering consult- ing work over the past five years or nlore and Heill has done son%e of the work on the system and is acquaintel with it. He is married and the father of one son. 9. The family will live in the new manager's residence built by the PUD. Parrett joined Mason County PUD 1 on July 21, :[952. He now has 34 years in the electric pow- er business, both private and put0- lie, behind hint. He has served 22 years with Puget Sound Power & Light prior to joining PUD 1 m 1952. In his eleven years with the Ma- tCatiaucl un pac -1) Ste wart Foodlines Sets Opening Stewart Foodlines will hold o grand openino" in its recently pur- chased grocery store in the Mt. View area Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The store, formeHy Needhanfs Food Center, was purchased by the ,Stewart organization several weeks ago and.has been operating under their management. Manager of he Store for Stew- art is Dan Car!, who has moved here with his wife and two chil- dren. Carl said the firm is under the direction of young, aggressive peo- ple and that tle hope is that the operation here will grow with Life community. Stewart Foodlines was formed in 1952 by H. M. Stewart with the first store in South Bend. A second store was built in Raymond in :[960. The firm was incorporated in 1962 with Stewart as president, Cart as Vice-president and Ken Grhmu a m'etary,trcaurer, The Community Facilities Ad- ministration in WashingtOn D.C. approved a grant to the  city of Shelton for $24,000 for sewer work, Sons. Warren Magnuson and Henry M. Jackson, and Congress- woman Julia Butler Hanson in- formed the Journal Wednesday. The funds are for part of the sewer work for which the city re- quested federal assistance under the Accelerated Public Works program last January. The city's original application was for $52,200 and included work on two projects-elimination of the Imhoff tank which now serves a portion of the Hillcrest area and the replacement of the portions of the existing sewer system in the downtown area to reduce the amount og seepage water getting into the lines and running through the sewage treatment plant. CITY OFFICIALS said appar- ently the grant made Wednesday was for the repair of the down- town sewer system. The applica- tion for that section of the pro- ject had been for $24,000 and the total cost of the project about $59,000. Information from the Congres- sional delegation was that the grant was for $24,000 for a pro- ject with a total cost of $59,000. The ciLy will provide the rest of the money from funds in the :[963 "budget for sewer repair and from revenue bonds isued to cov- er the remainder of its share. OTHEI APPLICATIONS from Mason Connty under the APW program include $30.000 from the city of Shelton for a pump station and $400.000 from Mason County for the Harstine Island Bridge. The city had made application for the federal funds shortly af- ter the first of the year, buL, the request had been delayed when the federal agency ran s]mrt of funds. An additional appropriation be- came available when the new fed- eral fiscal year started July L ]aycees Sponsor Circus For Park Project Funds Shelton Jaycees this wee; com- pleted plans for spmsoring the Ken Jonson C.ircus which is sched- uled to appear at Loop Field for a one-day stand this Friday. Two performances are planned, a 2 p.m, matinee and an 8 p.m. evening show. All profits realized by the Jaycees will be used for improve- merits on the Callanan Park on ML. View, according to president Arnold Fox. Nostalgic, traditional entertain- merit with circus greats from all over the world will bring fun and thrills o young an old alike. At eac h performance, more than 20 stelIar acts of the sawdust world will bring the public more than two hours of incomparable circus joy in the wonderful world of cir- cus makebelieve. President Fox stated that boys and girls of grade school age can see the big circus free by getting tickets from any of the many business and professional firms, who have cooperated in this pro- ject, and they are as follows: Frank's Electric, Darigold, Kim bel Motors. Waterfront Realty, Cli- nic Hospital, Grimes & (cNeit, Gilbler's Spencer Lake. McCon- key Drugs, Stewart's Foodliner, Nell's Pharmacy Moll Chevrolet, Kelley Furniture, Miller's, Bosch & Roessel Station, BoWs Tavern, Cots Grill. Cooke's Plant Faz, Cottage Cafe. Capital Savings and Loan, City Cab Company. Batstone Funeral Home, Alden Bayley, Bargers Baysllore Groc- ery, Coast-to-Coast stores, Olympia O*ster Co., Chits' Ice Cream, Air- port Grocery, N. Anderson, Mode O'Day, Olsen Furniture McComb Business Service, Mmw's Tire Cap, Mill Creek Motel, C. C. Cole & Sons, Dr. Nordeng, Dr. LeCompte, Mamie's Grill, Mobil Oil Co., Gris- dale Construction Co.. Mutual Val- le Launderette, Lucille's Beauty Shop, R. V. Missoner. Refrig., Ma- son County Stationers. J. J. Bren- ner Oyster Co., Anderson Studio, Safeway. Joe's Tavern Gott Oil Co., Kay Gott, B. F. Houston. Shelton Gen- eral Hospital, Harry Johnson Ma- chine Shop LamberL's Grocery, An- gle Travel Agency, Ed's Service, Frisken Oil Co., Ever's Texaco, Tradewetl, Herb Rotter. Rauscher's Richfield. Pantorium Cleaners, Dean's Studio, [ason County Fed- oral Credit Union. Pauley Motors, 1st and R.R.. Eells & Valley, Boons Plmnbing & Heating, Ells Body Shop, Evergreen Florists, B. John- son Shell Service. Rex Floor Cov- ering, Shelton Roller Arena, Minor's A & W, Saeger's Motor Shop, Vingard's Sport Shop, Shelton Auto Parts, SheIton Electric Co., ,Shelton Iund]w, Richfield Oil Corp., Puget Sound Title insur- ance,. Shelton Fm'nace Co., Slosh Insurance Agency, Ritner's Broil- or, City Center Motel, Sheon Auto Body. Tin Hat, and Ever- greezz Fucl Co.