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PAGE I .! What&apos;s Doing : Among Our I :SERVICEMEN : nics, picnics!! Ignoring the eaprl- | ces of a tempe)'amental weather- [Maam=.===a=m=l===m=m===m=lu Skip A. Hash. fre control tech- nician first class. USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. V, Hash of Cush- man Power Plant. Potlatch, is serving aboard the guided missile frigate USS MacDonough, current- ly on a five-month tour of duty with the Sixth Fleet in the Med- iterranean. MacDonough departed her home port, Charleston. S.C. June 4, to join the Sixth Fleet as flagship of Commander Destroyer Squad- ton Six. Dwight D. Spilseth. seaman, 17.S.N.. son of Mr, and Mrs. Ray M. Spilseth, Shelton, was among 1,000 crewmen of file guided mis- sile light cruiser USS Providence who were initiated into the "Shell- backs"- league upon their first crossing of the Equator, The Providence crossed the Equator at i05.5 degrees east longitude, west of Borneo and east of Sumatra and enroute to Singa- pore and the Federation of Mala- ya, The custom of initiating "polly- wogs" into "shellaeks" is an old Navy tradition. The story goes back to the tme of Leif Ericson and his Vikings, when the cere- monies were harsh and painful and designed to test a man's abil- ity to withstand the hardships of life at sea. Chester A. Leeberg, quartermas- ter third class, USN. son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Leeberg, Shel- ton. is serving aboard the destroy- er escort USS Charles Berry which recently completed a six months tour of duty with the Seventh Fleet in ttle Far East. During the Western Pacific cruise, Charles Berry visited points in the Philippines. Hawaii. Guam, Taiwm, Hong Kong and Japan. Donald K. Osterberg, machinery repairman third class. USN, son of Lenhart Osterberg, Shelton. was advanced to the present rate :May 16 while serving aboard the destroyer USS Ozbourn. a Pacific Fleet unit bomeported in Long Beach, Calif. Stephen R. Kelley, son of Mr• and Mrs. Avery C. Kelley, Shelton, recently completed basic training at the Naval Training Center, San Diego, Calif,, graduating in the weekly Recruit Brigade Review in which some 3.000 men partici- pated. The nine-week training includes naval orientation and history, cus- toms and etiquette, military reg- ulations and law, seamanship and basic shipboard routine, ordnance and gunnery, sentLy duty, military drill and physical fitness, swim- ruing, first aid and survival. Duane A. Archer, boilerman sec- ond class USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth J. Archer of Route 3, Shelton. serving aboard the de- stroyer USS Boyd. which recently spent a weekend at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. while embarked on a six- month tour of duty with the Sev- enth Fleet in the Far East. The Boyd is accompanied by nine other units of Cruiser-De- stroyer Flotilla Seven. Her Seventh Fleet assignffmnt includes l:he following ports of call: Sasebo. Iwakuni and Beppu (Japan); British Crown Colony of Hong Kong (China); and Taiwan, Formosa. Crewmen Will have the opportunity, to further the Presi- dent's "pebple-to-people" program abroad by visits, shopping and sightseeing tours an6 competitive sports between U.S. sailors and civilians. The Boyd's oporational schedule inch]des exercises with carrier for- ces, barrier patrols, anti-subma- rine warfare and search and res- cue missions, A unit of the Pacific Fleet, the Boyd normally operates out of San Diego, Calif. BHT]LTON--IASON COUT" JOURNAL  Publiehed in "Christmantown, U.g.A.", helton, Wauhington )Picnic Highlight Weekend At i Grapeview Despite Rainy Weather GRAPEVIEVv" ..... Picnics pie- Fortunately, the rain held off h)ng man. picnics dominated Grape- view's weekend .social calendar from Friday thraugh Monday. Fri- day evening the ladies of the Sar- ah Eckert Orthopedic Guild held their annual picnic, this year on the lovely beach of Capt. and Mrs. Herbert Dowp-tl on Treasure Is- land. More than 50 members and guests feasted on delicious potluck picnic fare and steaming hot cof- fee. Special thanks for their warm hospitality is extended to Capt. and Mrs. Dowell while Mrs. Myron Polk made quite a "hit" by pro- viding all the ingredients for most generous servings of strawberry shortcake topped with whipped cream. Calories. be dm*ned! Les Rice's beach, once again provided a perfect spot for the annual Grapeview VFD picnic on Saturday afternoon and evening. Steaing pots of clams, sizzling grilled oysters, fragrant garlic bread and a variety of picnic foods worthy of a connoisseur tempted practically everyone to overextend gastronomically with scarcely a qualm of conscience. Ping-pong, boating, water skiing, swimming and visiting providedsupplemen- tary activity for the picnickers and the afternoon soon slipped away into evening with campfires and singing to round off the ev- ent. The spacious area cleared to the south of their newly-sided house was certainly worth the effort put forth by the Rices and set off the house to quite an advantage as well as extending the lawn and picnic area. Quite attractive! Ma- ny thanks to Les and Margaret for their hospitality. Those hardy souls who dug clams and gathered oysters, headed ly Chief Clam Dig- ger Les Rice, were Bob and Kay Ellison, Bucky Query, Orin Buck- ingham and Ruth and Ginny Free- man and the chairmanship of the food committee was most ably fil- led by Shirley Pogreba. WHILE THE firemen gathered on Rice's beach, the Nuel Curtis VFW gathered at Twanoh State Park. Attending this picnic from Grapeview were 3vCr. and Mrs. My- ron Polk and Jubie and Virginia Hicks with Clifford, Alice, Ka- thy and David. The Wilfred Polks with their two children came over from Kirkland and joined the fam- ily in attending the pienic. The Nuel Curtis Post helps to spon- sor Belfair's 4-H riding group and --of course--included these young people in their picnic plans, A group of Junior Past Matrons and Patrons of the Order of East- ern Star of Kitsap and Mason counties, 22 in all, met for a no- host picnic Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville Kager Armon R. Tuborg, interior com- munications electr/cian first class 12" g 1 son of Mr. and Mrs. Armon H. Tuberg of Union is serving aboard the nuclear-powered sub- marine USS Phmger. which re- cently arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. for duty with the Sub- marine Force of the Pacific Fleet. Plunger is a unit of the "Wise Tiger" Division. Submarine Divi- sion 71 of Submarine Squadron Seven. She is the Navy's newest attack submarine in the nuclear field and the first of he' class to be assigned to an Hawaiian-based submarine squadron. .Phmger is the 500th ship to be constructed at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard at Vallejo, Calif. She was commissiondd there in November 1962 and joined the Pacific F16et. ' -'.':.: Ue*%"" • ,;; • • .. • ' • ', .' ..... ; J • o* * • • " e'.'" .*.** * x. *** • w" • 0 oi *e o , .dt* Jo*2% •  • e.i • / ........... . ; ".**1 ...,..,--.....:.,..... ..,.,..,. :: ,'- .:* . **%. • . • .= • "" k00l. ...... • *%*** *****• • *• • •* •** , * ,** • .... ' • • '.;'- ..... :.",,2-_: ..... ... ....... :: v:V" .'.," ..... .... . ........ i;r.. .... ...: . .*.,*.%* *_....*....**.* .,...**;***.. ..**.'*,..., . .*_, .*,. SHOWER YOUR HOME WITH ATTENTION use our low.cost Home Improvement Leafy Remodel, repair or paint your home, now--the low-cost way. Use our easy-re, manage Home Im- provement Loan. Just bring in a contractor's estimate of the work you want done. Oar ex- perienced loan counselor will arrange an easy, monthly repayment schedule. And, you can take months to repay. Stop in this week for full details. HOME OFFICE  OLYMPIA IN SHELTON -- SEE: LOAN COUNSELOR KURT MANN  MANN REAL ESTATE enough for them to eat out of ) doot:s and the rest of the no-so- [sunny afternoon in the was spent house and on the covered deck. I From Bremerton came the Jim I Ames, the Herbert Caroms. the ]E. W. Palmers and the Bill Mold- enhouers, while from Bainbridge Island came the Emmett Bairds. Also present were the George Moa- kes of Litliwaup, the Avery Min- errs of Port Gamble. the Bill Bric- kerts of Shclton. the Clarence Gru- nerts of Agate and Mrs. Fred Ferris. Surprisingly enough, most absences were due to sickness ra- ther than inclement weather. Monday, about 20 Rainbow girls gathered at the Howard Somers' residence and picnicked, boated. water-skied, swam and ping- ponged to their hearts' content. Arriving about 11:30 a,m, by 4 p.m. the girls were happy to call it a day and were most grateful for the break in weather. Moth- ers coming along to chauffeur and lend a helping hand to Liz and her mother were Mrs. Connie Wravis and Mrs. Jeanne Nutt. Thursday, the Fred Lutzes and sons Larry and Laurie drove to Vancouver. where Fred was ad- mitted to the Veterans' Hospital for surgery. Phyllis and the boys made a slight detour over to Mos- sy Rock where they spent the night at the Earl Anderson ranch. Friday was spent visiting with these cousins, looking over the livestock being especially inter- esting to-young Laurie. and by Friday evening they had returned to Grapeview. While at home recuperating from the effects of his recent ill- ness, Clare Peters was rushed back to the Harrison Memorial hospi- tal in Bremerton last Thursday n] * " • " ornmg wth phenicia. Fortun- ately, by Sunday, Clare was im- proved enough to be able to come home again. WE'RE ROOTING for Mrs. John Stevens too, hoping that by the time this reaches our readers she will have been discharged from the Clinic hospital in Shelton where she has been confined for over a week with a painfully sprained back. Baltimore, Md.. residents Ed- ward Mueller. sons Geoffrey and Conrad and daughter Jennifer are wisely setting but one work goal w-bile they spent the summer here at their Stretch Island cottage. Re-shingling their roof is the cho- sen endeavor and should leave them plenty of H.me to fully en- joy this beautiful area. When Mr. Mueller spent a week here in the latter part of June. much to the disappointment of all. the weath- erman offered his usual welcome, rain, rain, rain. r Conrad plans to transfer from the southern ,alifornia college which he has been attending to the University of Washington in order go take their highly recom- mended forestry course and will take advantage of the location of same by spending many weekends here at the cottage. "Weekends guests of the Orville Kagers were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nowotny of Longview. The two couples became friends while Butte, Mont., residents; the Now- atnys moving to Longview in 1951 ---the Kagers comlng to this area iu 1952. Although the Nowotnys were able to join in the fun and make new friends at Saturday's VFD picnic they had to leave for home before the Eastern Star pic- nic at Kagers on Sunday. Young Jamie uery and little sis- Let' Becky spent last weel’ as guests of the Clyde Todds in Bre- merton and we mess turn about is fair play for Linda Todd spent the week bere in Grapeview as houseguest of the Don Querys. The. Todds spent Sunday-here with the Querys ahd having brought theirl boat along, boated and fished, de, spite the persistant "heavy, heavy dew". Toward evening, the child- ten were sorted out and the pleasa ant day was brought to a close. After having played host to granddaughter Gall %oule and friend Kathy Maloney of Portland. for two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Orin Soule bade farewell to them last Friday and welcomed granddaugh- ter Judy and her friend Colleen Maloney for a eimilar visit. At- tending the Orthopedic picnic at Dovells' beach offered them anex- cellent opportunity for getting ac- quainted. Visiting with Mrs. Daisy Bush is her daughter Mrs. John Purdum Fruitland, Ida. With Mrs. Purdum came her two sons Jerry and Ric-' ky and little friend Helen Mag- nuson. From Seattle, also visit- ing, is David Brown. Sounds like there will be lots of activity in this vicinity. Our friendly local grocer, 3ulie Stock, responded to the call of duty late last Thursday afternoon and navigated our fire truck to the southern end. of Pirate's Cove. Apparently a brush fire which had been smoldering on the beach since the previous weekend, broke into open flame, singeing nearby tree lifnbs and an alert observer immediately reported same. About 10 volunteers also responded to the call. It is particularly import- ant during the summer time to carefully tend such fires, complete- ly extinguishing them before leav- ing them to avoid their possibly endangering surrounding property. WEDNESDAY drop-in guests of the Walter Claytons, Sr., were Capt. and Mrs. Leonard Hansman with daughter J'erri Lee and son Bobby. Following dinner, the eve- ning was spent visiting and before their departure the following af- ternoon, the Hansmans had re- acquainted themselves on the hap- enings of the past few years. Capt, Hansman is between stations, hav- ing recently left Fort Benning, Ga., and is expecting to be assign ed to a post near Frankfurt, Ger- many. The Lee Whitveys were ,delight- ed to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Har- old Parkinson of Tacoma to spend last Friday afternoon and evening with them, Especially interesting to Mr. Parkinson. a talented ama- teur photographer, were the many hummingbirds that hovered about the feeders set out by the whit- neys and these fascinating little BUSINESS DIRECTORY TV Service Floor Coverings • Phonographs . Tile • CB 2-way radio . Carpeting Formica LEROY'S TW SERVICE REX FLOOR COVERING Mt. View Ph. 426-3172 Mt. View Ph. 426-2292 nl Tire Service • New OK Tires • Recapping • Used OK TIRE STORES Mr. View Ph. 426-4832 m i m Radiator Repai • Boiling out • Soldering • New cores BOON'S PLUMBING HEATfNG, SHEET METAL 623 S. 1st. Ph. 426-3483 Electrical • Fairbanks-:Morse Pumps • Electric Heating • Westinghouse Appliance SHELTON ELECTRIC CO. 419 Railroad Ph. 426-6283 Florist ,, • Plants for all occasions • Flowers EVERGREEN FLORISTS 4th & Birch 8 to 8 426-8479 n i H , Drugs • Helena Rubinstein cos- metics • Prescriptions • Hypo-AUergic cosmetics NELL'S PHARMACY Govey Bldg. Ph. 426-3327 ,i Auto Glass , • Expert [ Installation JIM PAULEY, INC, 5th & Railroad Ph. 426-8231 Landscaping, • Lawns, rookeries, trees shrubs • Top soil, tilling, leveling • Free estimates SUNSET LANDSCAPING Herbert Baze 426-4718 .| |n n n Draperies • custom made • free estimates • work guaraliteed J. C. PENNI-Y CO, 305 RR Ave. Ph. 426-828 Animal Haven • You bring them • We board them • Anything from mouse to elephant MEL-RU ANIMAL HAVEN Dayton - St. Rt. 2, Box 100 Phone 426-2387 or 426-8546 Hospital Equip. • Rental & Sales • Wheel chairs, lifts • beds, walkers • oxygen & tents Torsak Ambulance Service 2119 Adams Phone 426-8254 m tleating , , • Safety check . Clean - up • Minor & major repairs STARKEY'S HEATING Sales & Service 514 Ellinor 426-4673 m Electrical i House wiring & rewiring I Electric Heating Trouble Shooting Licensed & Bonded Contractor JIM EINARSSON ELEC. Star Rte. 2, Box 37, 426-6520 Ambulance • Radio Dispatched • Oxygen Equipped • 24 hr. service Torsak Ambulance 2119 Adams St, 426.8254 Printing In ] U , • Quality Work of All Kinds THE JOURNAL 227 Co Phone 426-4412 creaturc were irresistable targets fr "candid camera" shots. | the C. W. "Jimmy" Walkers. Dur- The Whitney' weekend guest| ing their visit here the Clarkes was Mrs. Isablle Yeoman, a long-| plan to make se',eral side trips; time friend from Taeoma the( one a oxerniohl trio to Victoria Whitnevs fo]mor home-iow'n'. Sat-| B.CL a;,d possiliY another to Bei -' urday evening, the little group-lingham Io the Jo Shahan resi- drove over to I-laod Canal's south dence, Mrs. Clarke's sister and shore and the home of the H. J. C. family. Bergs and all, having been very Three Grapeview misses, Elaine good friends iv Tacoma. spent a Zehe. Liz Somers and Pim Clay- rost enjoyable evening, ton after three weeks' course with Arriving from Pacifies. Calif., three lessons a week. have sac- Sunday the Vally Clarkes and cessi'ully earned their Red Cross their three little children. Michael. Senior Life Saving Certificates. Kristi and little Wally, three years, These certificates, not only qual- one and a half and six months old ify them to worL" as life guards, zespeetively, plan to visit for tWO t)ut also represent hmg hours of weeks with Mrs. Clarke's parents, intensified stringent requirements. • Latest word from the Jim Frosts via the Les Rices, is that Jim left lor New York in June and Sandy left with little Deanna shortly af- ter the Fourth of July to join him. This move although removing them from their familiar circle of family and friends, potentially spells an advancement for Jim. The Merrill McKinstrys spent a short but pleasartt Sunday after- noon here in Grapeview at their beach home entertaining a group of 0mir Seattle friends. MII. AND HIS. CURTIS Bell have agaiu been attracted to our ThurMaY, effort to meet the "ban:me beit" Mrs, Bell to her visiting parted after a his sail)oat lafft are iron] Hol] The past t;usy one for family. Due with the U.S. ard was unable picnic and g mers. attended for Seattle "'WHO'S WHO" IN MASON COUNT YOU GAN WIN THIS WEEK IF YOU GORREGTLY IDENTIFY "WHO'S WllO" AND FIND ALL THE GLUES! ALL AWARDS PAYABLE IN "JOURNAL SCRIPT MONEY". REDEEMABLE FOR MERCHANDISE AT ANY SPONSORING STORE. Rules: 1. This is a family fun contest! One entry per per- son (family of four could submit four entries). Any- one may enter" unless a mem- ber of your family is em- ployed at the Journal. 2; Nothing to buy--use any slip of paper for entry blank. Not necessary to be present to win. Not neces- sary tO be a subscriber to the Journal to enter. 3. WHO'S WHO may be anyone in Mason County. Clues for his (or her) iden- tity will be found ONLY in ads of sponsoring merchants (either those, below or else- where in the paper). If. by coincidence, the name of tile WHO'S WHO (or other facts about him or her) hap- pen to appear in news items, editorial matter or other places in this newspaper. these will not count as clues in this contest. 4. To enter, write down the name you thin k WHO'S WHO is. List all the clues you can find in all the ads of Sponsoring Merchants in this issue. You must list all these clues. Don't forget to add your name and address• Then drop your entry in the box located at the Spon- soring Merchants whese acls are heavily bordered in this issue. 5. There is no other place where entries wJli be accept- ed. Mail entries will be ac- cepted only from families RESIDING OUTSIDE MA- SON COUNTY. Mail these entries to merchants whose be added ad is heavily bordered. Any TAL for member of the family may and will bring in all the entries for until it is that family. Children under 8. Evel 12 must be accompanied by tion will an adult. 6. This w e e k's contest might starts when you receive this but er issue and closes at 5:00 p.m. C Monday. TEED 7. At that time, (5:00 p.m. next Monday) all boxes will judge be taken to one of the three his stores, and a drawing will Family be held at approximate!y you a 5:00. The first entry drawn the jackl which co r r e c tly identifies husband WHO'S WHO will win $4.00. eyed If THAT entry also lists clue ALL the clues hidden in ALL Got an)" ads of Sponsoring Met- you? . chants, a BONUS of $30.00 Think you will be added. Whenever this contest? • BONUS is not won, it Will can't win 410 N. HARRY COLE MOBIL SERVlGE "We Grease To Please" 1st St. Phone 426-3906 KITSAP-MASON DAIRY "Good Milk Is Good Food" • Milk & Cream • Ice @ream • Cheese • Butter Third at Grove 426-4473 Chef de al NELL'S "BETTER FOR Fourth & Railroad Wheatley & Keary Go. "Service and Quality First" in PLUMBING -- HEATING SALES 8= SERVICE CONTRACTING 317 S. First Ph. 426-4553 Shelton-Mason County Journal • Since 1886, Mason County's Most Complete News & Advertising Coverage • Job Printing Ph one 426-441 MERV'S TIRE GAP "Recapping Specialist" "SAME DA RECAP SERVICE" First & Cota 426-8104 Candace and Mary Jane D & E ENGO FINE CAR SPECIALISTS IN: • Front End Alignment • Lubrication • Minor Repair "Shelton's Newest & Nicest" Sh elton Ph. 426-8002 SALES TV- RADIO -- lUlDIO Fourth & Cola "Your Our B city hall FOR OVER 24 yEARS Mc'Conkey's FREE PARKING :5 306 Railroad PREPP'S REXALL STORE 'In Business for Your Health' SHELTON, WASHINGTON Les Fields Aulo Parts INC. Complete line of Parts for All Cars & Trucks Automotive Machine Shop Tools  Batteries 229 S. First 426-3351 Rex Floor laOOt' 1723 Olympic HwY, N, Plumbing, Heating & Sheet Metal Oil Burner Service Gutter & Downspout Supplies BOON'S SEE OUR NEW LOCATION 1916 Olympic Hwy. NO. 426-3483 . , c , .... MELL GHEVROLET GO. "QUICK SERVICE" licensed airplane pilot CHEVROLET -- OLDSMOBILE -- CADILLAC 46-4424 First & Grove Farnum & Lilly Loitz, New Owners Wingard's Spod Shop Complete Hunting and Fishing Supplies All Resident & Non-Resident Licenses 123 South 2nd St. 426-6311 201h Genlury Thriflway "Where Every Customer Is Important" HILLCREST "LOOK TO THE AT Eells APPLIANCE 125 So. Second M. and S. QUALITY Food " Coast Free 120 Cots 2210 Olympic Hwy. N. 426-8672 PENNEY'S , ALWAY <= FIRST QUALITY Just say... "Charge it !" SHELTON "Friendly S Morgan. Ea©relt Lumber golfer • Building Materials \\; • Pittsburgh Paints • Bullder,s Hardware "If It's Lumber, Call Our Number" On Hillrest 426-4522 Lem Warren Refrigeration GIBSON  TAPPAN -- SPEED QUEEN REFRIGERATION & ALL APPLIANCE SERVICE "IT'S THE SERVICE AFTER THE SALE THAT COUNTS" 127 So. 2nd 426-2445 Exclusive 129 Railroad father U