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t963 SHELTONMASON COUNTY JOURNAL  Published in "Chr{sfmastown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washington PAGE 15 luh/00! AJiy00 H00nm D.,,. n Osten ,ay evening at the Ven Osten ]i::n'thday Club was home. Mrs. Moss, a friend of the h at the home of Yon Ostens caw, e to blO l.nt .... good ker Tll .kers 1., beoro she ,eturnod to her at}setl tile old Smitil h()me. / "u meml)e,,s of the Mr. and Mrs. Earl 'Yerrell spent ,.;Were an4azed at the the day Monday at Yakima. ,Y:l:rnade in redocor-- JIM'EDMAI of Taconla has !ltce.l Members helpec spent several days visiting David c_.-) t dishes (if food Kowaleyzk in Allyn. Jim was a s n , ., . fornter resident of Allyn and came .rated bh'th--, t,i out to visit wzt.h los many fmenos. Y Were L) " Miss Maril3n McKeen has re- - ( is Terrell, ' E.Yf, Alta MacKa-and turned home after spending a .h delight,,1 ,' week with her aunt Frankie near i, .......... .,, was ite,bel's who a'ttend- South Ben(:l. ''taday clnb meetin> Mrs. Barbara Wynn lind a very :,aehorne of Mr Ver sucdessful fabric party at her '.ug, 21. 0' -- - borne last Tuesday. Everyone was  RS, Harold Brown Y returned after sev- t "acationing back Oast. The highlight r(V as being back for I:'(S"hirthday Her mo- ':itie Benn'ett of Far- ias., was 80 years rown's made their t her brother's home :SS., and the both ;;their re Y lahves whom in several years. '{. trip home they '( 'ted With" Dorothy ich, (She is the of Allyn,, '. at, for three and N' e hear it was :" oack there and the W h Y /7;-' en they got home. ]:'Ood a'd his wife of Des Moines Vith his folks, Lockwood on of Tacoma Steve Boyee and two spent the dy s. Margie Bee- together last Mrs Lois birthday. Ju- her a special served cake and Terrell's home. were Mr. Mrs. Vivian Steve Boyce, VonOsten, VonOsten and FRED Locl- Stanley Di- Sunday at clams and fi- Bud and Nina and friend Jan- them on Fri- all got their they canned Sunday alis spent the i Hirsch and Moss of :last Wednes- very impressed with the lovely materials shown. Barbara served coffee and refreshments after the party. Allyn residents were saddened to learn of the passing of Lewis Dowie on Sunday. He passed away at the Allyn House. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Noels of South Colby and Mr. and M,'s. Steve Boyce were Saturday night dinner guests at the Earl Terrell home. Stopping by later in the evening were Mr. and Mrs. Pete Hanson, who have a summer home near Grapeview. Mi{. AND MILS. STEVE Boyce spent several days at the ocea last week to clam dig, which was very successful. On Friday Mr. and Mrs. Sam Clements joined them and Steve and San] went fishing at Westport. We're sorry to report they never even got a nibble. Mrs. Susie VonOsten was sur- prised by a telephone call from her sister, Kathy Ellis, Los An- geles on Monday night. Kathy will be playing Mrs. Floyd, a teacher on a serial. Mr. Kovac to start on TV this September. While Su- sie was visiting Kathy a few weeks ago they also took in a matinee showing of the film Cleo- patra" with Elizabeth Taylor. Eternal Life Is Scientist Subject The theme of God as eternal Life will be emphasized at. the Shelton First Church of Christ, Scientist. Sunday. The Golden Text of the Bible Lesson on "Life" is from Psalms 42:8): "The Lord will command his loving kindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me. and my prayer unto the God of my life." Related readings from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy will include this: "Whatever is overned by God, m never for an instant deprived of the light and might of intelligence and Life" (p.215). SHOWDOWN SALE! BEAT 'EM AT RIVERSIDE! BEAT 'EM AT RETAIL! its spurs at Riverside, California. on Ford and Chevrolet in a lO-event test. had settled, the official results showed UWon 8 out of 10. Now your Plymouth- I r is having a Showdown Sale to show going to beat the others at retail. ls! Low prices! High trade-in allow- Yo.U've got to be fast on the draw to get Head for our showroom today! 1 b 0"n'"th-Yaliant Dealer's Warran[5, against detects In material ., Cars has been exoanded to include parts replacement =,Iirr.eir required parts ()r labor, for 5 years or 50,000 mile.% .,,par{s". the engine block hea'd and internal parts; lransmission eX-,u,m._eXcluding manual clutch), toraue converter, drive shaft _"r0i:"' d., cvers rear ae .d d.fer..al a.d ea} u ,, u me  ete has been serviced at reesonable intervals ,,,,o,,, 'ariant Certified Car Care scledules. KERIN' FOR ACTION...MAKE YOUR MOVE NOW! uT.on=o o'=.s  CHRYSLER .a,o,, anPa,A,,a. HOTORS INC. Dayton Coep]e M00rrie00 last 00cek By MaheI I(idd DAYTON-- Miss Beatrice Na- son became the bride of Ernest Loertscher Jr. on Thursday eve- ning, July 18, in the home of his parents, iv[r. and Mrs. Ernest Loer- tscher, St.. of Cloquallum. Atten- dants were her sister, Mrs. Walter Ish and brother, Ernest Nason. Present were Mr. \\;Valter Ish and children. The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip down the Oregon Coast and returned on Saturday evening. They are making their home in Cloquailum. Congratula- tions and best wishes are extend- ed to the couple from Dayton Comnnmity. The home of Mrs. Ralph Kil- longh was e scene of a bridal shower on 7'vIonday evening honor- ing lMrs. Richard Roberts ne Donna Albrecht Co-hosUng were Mrs. A. E. Lemke and Mrs. Cliff Combs. Games were highly en- poyed by the group after which the hono'i'ee opened her many love- ly gifts. Refreshments were ser- ved to the following gnests, Mes- dames, Roy Lamont. Carleton Ogg, Darl Goldy, Dennis Dewell Dick Leonard, Warren Williams. Pete Roberts, Bill Roberts, Fritz Bue- -ehel Dan Albrecht, Gale Albrecht, Howard Nichols. Don Rutherford, Ben Williams Ran Moor. and Har- ry Kidd Mrs. Nena Roberts and Jerie Albrecht. Unable to attend but sending gifts were Mrs. Willie Greenfield, Mrs. Harold I2idd and Mrs. Alvin Chapman. CONGRATI[ I, ATIONS and best wishes to Anns Huey and Stan Dyson who were wed on Friday, July 12 in Centralia in the chnrch of the Nazarene with J. C. Pulps offieiating. Attendants were Nan- ey L. Bynson and Wiliiam S. Fox Jr.. Mr. and Mrs. Dyson spent a honeymoon weekend a lovely Mt. Rainier. They are making their home in Shelton. Ladies' Club met Wednesday, July 17, at Panhandle Lake for a picnic with Mrs. Dick Leonard as hostess. The birthday of Mrs. T. A. Tibbits was observed. Houseguests of Mr. and Mrs. Se- ab Combs are grandchildren, Deb- by Gilmour of Chatsworth, Calif.. and also Larry Pearson of Seattle wllo is back to spend the summer. Mike and Leslie Nichols were Thursday overnight guests of Garth McQuilkin on the occassion of his 11th birthday. Elizabeth Hickson is in Tacoma staying with cousin Marcia Kirk. The IobErt Sehur tantly of Seattle wcre weekend aests in the home of his brother, Dehner Schur. Geraldine. who is staying with the Robert SEhurs was also home. Mri and Mrs. Frank Stremeha of Wilmington, Calif., visited Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Needham Sun- day and they all motored to A1- lvn for dinner in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Nelson. The Stremchas also visited the NEed- hams at Dayton Peak Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leman and Steve visited Sunday in Seattle with his aunt, Mrs, Sue Whieting and called on Mrs. John Rasmus- sen who used to be a next-door neighbor. Sunday dinner guests of Mr, and Mrs. Ron Moore were Mrs. How- ard Nichols and Ehildren. One son. Dick Worthy is home on furlough after finishing boot camp in Fort Ord, Calif. He will go to Fort Sill, Okla., for intelligence train- ing. MR. AND MRS. HANS Lund and children visited in Grayland Sunday in the home of Mr, mid Mrs. Alberto Al]eu, her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Evers and family called on Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Evers in their Matlock home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Pharris at- tended a business meeting in Cen- tralia on Saturday. Nancy Schuffenhauer is spend- ing a few days in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bloomfield. Friday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hans Lurid were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ghramm and ctildren of Union. Tile Mike Johnsons of Isiand Lake picked up Mr. and Mrs. L. B, Pharris on Sunday and they took a ride in the O13nnpics. A picnic dinner was enjoyed even though the ram made it necessary to eat in the car. The Clifford Pharris family of F edma Way were Saturday vsz- tars in the L. l. Pharris home. 1V[l'. and Mrs. IAoyd Clark of Kamilehe called on Mr. and Mrs. Pete Bloonfficld on Friday evening. U.S. Savings Bond bnyers help defend freedom with their pur- chases. Bonds are a safe invest- merit---as safe as Afierica itself. NEW BUILDINGThis new concrete block build- ing which houses radio equipment for the city, county, civil defense, PUD and U.S. For.est Ser- vice, was recently completed by the city at the water tank on Angleside, The building was con- structed by the city and the other agencies will pay an annual rental fee for its use. Southside Girl Gets 36-Pound Kin00 Salmon On First Charter Fishin00 Trip By Mrs. Ray Krateh$ SOUTHSIDE---"Lucky" was the word for Janice Kratcha Sun- day on her first trip on a charter boat at Westport, She landed a thirt-j-six and one-half pound King salmon. Her father. Ray Kratcha, and Dan Cormier werc also fish- ing aboard the boat "Moocher" and one other King was caught by Dan Cormier which weighed 12 pounds. They reported the water was rough and the weather mis- erable, but all enjoyed the trip. They saw one kicker boat which had over turned in the huge waves and had to be towed in by the Coast Guard. Live Wires 4-H club membErS met at Patty Jo Mell's last week with a sack lunch. Members work- ed further on their skit for 4-H camp and also worked on their papier maehe. Club members enjoyed going swimming in Patty Jo MeWs swimming pool. The next meeting will be held at Patty Jo MeWs on July 25 at 11 a.m. VISITORS OF Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koch are their granddaugh- ters Pamella and Danell Koch. Visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stuel,: of Cole Road is their daughter, Mrs. Nina Mae MeCord and family of Tacoma. Callers on Mrs. Fred Stock one day last week were Marie and Lucille Vander,Val. Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koch Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koch Jr., and family. Visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stuck Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Lumber Orders, Output Down First Half Of Year PORTLAND (Special) --. Both orders and production of hunber at Douglas fir region sawmills in Oregon and Washington for the first six months of 1963 were fal- ling behind the same period a year ago. Production was off nearly 100 million feel and orders fell 200 million feet behind the first half of 1962. Shipments were down 180 million feet. The lumber inventory of 872 million feeL, generally considered lumber in process of manufacture, is the lowest irt several months. The weekly average of West Coast lumber production in June was 142,680,000 b.f. or 89.7 percent of the 1958-62 average. Orders av- eraged 164,170,000 b.f.; shipments 160, 234,000 b.f.; weekly averages for May were production 151,813,- 000 b.f.. 95A percent of the 1958- 62 average; orders 163,203.000 b.f.; shipments 169,839,000 b.f. Six months of the 1963 cumula- tive prodnetion 3,996,049,000 b.f.; six months of 1962, 4,094,933,000 b.f.; six months of 1961, 4,039,487,- 000 b.f. Orders for six months of 1963 break down :s folh)ws: Rail and tzmk 3.054,430,001/ b.f.: domestic cargo (166,635,000 b.f.; export 201.- 840.000 b.f.; local 150.807.000 b.f. The industry's unfilled order file stood at 577,953,000 b..f. at the end of June, lumber inventm-y at 872.038,000 b.f. Christmastown Salon of Beauty 114 So. Fourth St. IS OPEN The capable management of Nell E, Berg offers you a completely dependable beauty service designed to fit the needs of all age groups and also the budget minded. ShamFoo and Set $2 Expert cutting $1.50 30 day color rinse $1.50 Cold Waving $7.50 - $10 - $15 - $20 tuo extra ;lltL'gesl Tinting - retouching -.bleaching and toning at comparable low prices Appointments Arranged To Suit Your Convenience Wayne Stuck and Virginia and Karen of Hoquiam. SOUTttSIDE BachElors met Monday at Kevln Wetter's. and the 4-H'ers received the money they earned for selling Journal subscriptions, ad all club mem- bers were given a part for the skit for 4-H camp. Viszting Mr. and Mrs. Walter Kratcha and family is John Krat- cha who has spent the last three months visiting his daughter and relatives in Minnesota Other vis- itors of the Walt Kratchas Sun day were Mr. and Mrs. Doug Per- fine and daughter of Packwood, John KratEha Jr.. of Bremerton, Ray Kratcha and Janice and Dan Cormier. Oounty Free Of Traffic Deaths During June lV[otorists in Mason Connty drew -praise' today from rash!ngton State Patrol Chief Roy Betlaeh. He said Mason was one of 17 counties which did not list a single traffic death during the month of June. Statcwide Betlaeh said 68 perseus died in highway mishaps during the month, 21 more than were killed in June. 1962. "Mason County drivers are to be commended for their fine June reEord," Betlaeh said. "Their ex- ample of safe, responsible driving is sorely needed at this time when our traffic death rate is mount- ing steadily." According to Washington State Safety Council figures, the Coun- ty's death-free record in June leaves the number killed during the first half of 1963 standing at four. TlYat compares with two deaths during thc first six months of last year. The June record of 68 dead made it one of the worst for that month in recent years. Forty-sev- en persons died on tbe streets and highways of the state during June last year. In 1961, the toll was 31, and in 1960 it was 35. At the end of the first six months of this year the number killed in traf- fic ha reached 293, fourteen more than died during the first half of 1962 which ranked as the sec- ond worst in the state's history, NELL BERG owner-operator MARILYN ARNOLD, operator Come In or Call 426-8643 Humber Of Bachelors In County Is High NE\\;V YORK (Special) Cal- ling all single women. Now hear this. Mason County is loaded with sitgle men. The surplus of bachelors is such Htat there are 146 single men locally for every 100 single wo- men. The findings are based on the latest marital fignres, gathered from all parts of the country by he Department of Commerce. The reports indicate that the male-fe- male ratio varies considerably from region to region. THEY SItOIV that the number of single men and boys in Mason County over the age of 14 am- cunts to 3.160. while the number of single women anff girls in that age bracket is only 2.158. These figures do not include men and Xvolnen who have been div- orce,i or widowed. The ratio of single men to single women, 146 to I00, is higher than .it is in many areas of the coun- try. The average is 124 to 100 in the: United States. The news that the county is a gooa manhunting preserve seems to have gotten around. The mar- riage rate locally, after a iern- porary hill, appears to be on the rise. The figures show that 70.8 per- cent of the men and women of marriageable age in Mason Coun- ty are now married. TIlE TIIEND toward early mar- riages, which started about 25 years ago, is now in full swing. Teen-Age marriages have become comntonplace, wilh nearly half .the girls taking their wws before they are 20. The majority of them be- come brides at 18. For men, also, the average age at first marriage keeps dropping. It is now around 22. In many cases, the young new- lyweds go on with their educa- tion. aided by financial assists from theh" parents. Often, the bride quits school and takes a job while her spouse remains to get his diploma or college degree. Tie report also notes the num- ber of Mason County residents who were formerly married. Of the men, 451 are listed as widowed and 481 divorced and. of the women, 1,734 widowed and 45 divorced. 00FORESTS Have you ever been to a "Smo- key the Bear" dinner? Most likely your answer will be no, unless, ot course, you've been to Camp Bish- op in the past two years. This Ab- erdeen YMCA camp located on Lost Lake is certainly aware ot the importance of fire prevention and to make doubly . sure the youngsters are imbued with the spirit of Keep Washington Green. the directors have instituted this unique celebration in honor ot "Smokey's" significance, Last Thursday I witnessed my first "Smokey Bear" dinner. About 120 girls romped into the Hal Da- vis Lodge and noticed their dining room had been transformed---smalL inflated Smokey Bears were hang- ing like Christmas decorations from the ceiling and the walls ot the lodge displayed posters with various keep green messages. The tables -were. no. verlooked for they carried out the day's theme with their plaEemats. Smokey song sheets, booklets and Smokey comic books all stressing the idea of protecting our forests. I WAS SOMEWHAT apprehen- GMs fief Fire F ac00s From "Smokey" Substi|ute By Lorraine Demler SOON THE GIRLS session at Camp Bishop will end and I shall be gvmg my Keep GreEn pitch to the boy's, groups enjoying their one week stint on Lost Lake. The message is similar to both groups, but somehow the words behind it ncver grow old--they are always the constant reminders which we hope in the long run will help decrease needless forest fires. Our hats are off to the direc- tors of Camp Bishop, Mrs. Aug- ust Cache- and Jack Bastin, no only for the work their doing with the youth in our state, but also for contributing their thne ann their idea of a "Smokey Bear" dinner to the benefit of Keeping' Washington Green. camp a girl stared at me cur- iously and then asked. "Is Smokey the Bear really coming tonight?" It made me feel like a parent tell- ing their child the truth about Santa Claus when I told the girt that Smokey lives in a zoo in Washington D.C. and since couldWt make it he sent me as his helper. I found the apprehension unwarranted because the girts were anxious to contribute prevention rules to their pseudo--. Smokey when I asked them about ways to avoid carelessness in our forests. Since most of the girls are between the ages o nine and fit'- teen I emcouraged|them to join the Washington Green Guard as- sociation (age limit 8-16) in order to learn more about their parti- cipation as junior citizens eliminating man-caused fires. The Anableps Is  "four-eyed" fish living in Central America. lts eyes are divided, the lower section permitting underwater vi- sion and the upper part serving to see objects in the air. But without eyelids to moisten the upper part. Anableps must keep ducking its head. sire as to how lwell my presence = t-dm-' ,.-ea" would be received by the young- sters because when I arrived at the he on rls fire at lr 'e s- in II III I I I USED CARS 1960 FORD Fairlane 500 4 dr., V-8 - auto. trans., power steering 1959 VOLKSWAGON 2 d.r. deluxe .... 1958 HILLMAN MINX deluxe 4 dr. 1958 PLYMOUTH Belvedere 4 dr. V-8 auto. trans. 1958 PLYMOUTH Suburban Wagon 6 cyi. o.d. 1957 FORD Gustom 300 4 dr. V-8 Auto. {tans, new p;iint ..................... 1956 MERGURY Gusiom 2 dr, V-8 Auto. trans. 1946 FORD 10n Pick-Up 6 cyl, JIH PAULEY, INC. Dealership . 5th & Railroad Used Gars . 5th, & CoLa World Fomous Agfo omero. I You Can't Take A Bad Picture With This Camera. set includes Camera, Flash Attachment, Carrying Case, Roll Agfachronm Color Film. ZEGLER'S STUDIO ! & CAHERA SHOP Phone 426-8231 Sets Its Own Lens !;' Sets Its Own Lens Opening Shifts Its Own Shutter Speeds SPEGIAL PRIGE 79900 Easy Terms Available 124 North Second 426-6163