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July 29, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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iheriff's Hire WilFI pply Funds Trann our Indian Deputies Four copies of a resolution authorizing the County Sheriff to apply for federal funds to finance the hiring and training of four Indian sheriff's deputies were approved at the County Commissioners' meeting Monday. Equipment for a 12-month period would also be included in the funds. A resolution setting the minimum wage for election workers at $1,60 per hour was also approved. County Auditor Ruth Boysen reported that the courthouse flag had been stolen and will have to be replaced. County Engineer J. C. Bridger had several items of business for the board, tie presented a highway permit from Alvin Anderson to install a waterline in division number three of Island Shores, which was approved. He reported that after receiving complaints on the paving at Colony Surf, he had checked and found only one minor spot which either the contractor or the county could fill. Bridget also presented the commissioners with an emergency resolution regarding bituminous paving of County Road No. 3963, North Island Drive on Harstine Island. it authorized him to negotiate with a competent con tractor to have the road surfaced and Quadrant Corporation, plattors of Hartstene Pointe, would pay for the work. He said that in the sales campaign of the plattor, it was felt this was not only necessary, but imperative to the plat. Mr. and Mrs. Gaede appeared before the board to discuss more problems at Colony Surf. The couple requested that the commissioners furnish them with a letter of information on what seeing that the plattors live up to their agreements. Chairman Bill Hunter said the board would write a" letter covering the items which fall under the board's jurisdiction, but some of the problems are in areas in which they had no authority. An application was received from the Health Department to have the Belfair County Dump pushed-over. The application was approved and signed by the board. Prosecuting Attorney Byron McClanahan was requested to draw up an ordinance implementing the new state gambling law. County Assessor Willis Burnett presented a request to purchase a Hotpoint Air Conditioner for his office for $422.10. He said that the one in his office ceased to function. The board took the matter under advisement for one week. Notice was received from the U. S. Army Engineers regarding two permit applications which Commissioner Hunter will check out. Jean Pritchard asks to construct a bulkhead and fill on Hood Canal near Belfair to be used to park a travel trailer during the summer. Primo Gasperetti applied to repair and maintain his existing boat ramp in Case Inlet near Allyn. A letter was received from Laurence McCarthy of San Jose, California, which had enclosed his personal resume. He is interested in obtaining a position in Mason County as a probation officer or a social worker. The board turned the letter over to Gerald Woods, probation officer. E. V. Radadill sent a letter to the commissioners asking that the Cedar Grove plat road be oiled as in previous years. Commissioner Martin Auseth stated that the steps the county will take in Both Simpson Timber Monday, August 2, weather Company Shelton Sawmills permitting. Dry hot weather in resumed operation Monday the woods requires extra caution. morning, July 26 after a two Repairs and cleanup of the :~M, eek.~,-Cac, ation shutdown, ~d , O,aktap.d B,~Y 1~ d,~rl~ping Henry Sandstrom, production facilities ~e ifi progr~ess; said Max manager-fir and hemlock lumber. All Simpson Timber Company manufacturing plants in the Shelton Working Circle have completed their summer vacation shutdowns. Each plant carried out maintenance and repair activities scheduled for this period. The !nsulating Board Plant dryer had 150 feet of its main dryer reinsulated and covered during the down time. The logging camps and Simpson railroad are in their second week of vacation. They are scheduled to resume operation Schmidt, manager-Washington Timberlands. A MAN can be himself only so long as he is alone; and, if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. Arthur Schopenhauer THE MIDDLE class is always a firm champion of equality when it concerns a class above it; but it is its inveterate foe when it concerns elevating a class below it. Orestes A. Brownson Treat the family to a real treat at the . . . Take the Family to a Picnic with FLAVOR CRISP FRIED CHICKEN 6 PIECES golden fried chicken for 2-3 servings ............. $2e10 14 PIECES of golden fried chicken for 7-9 servings ............. ~1~20 21 PIECES of golden fried chicken for 9-14 servings ............ $5e(Ij~ CALL 426-1990 then stop by and pick up your order. Be sure and try our warm weather luncheon selections! Open II a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays * 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays Cecelia Clark & Hazel Rickards, managers 7th and Railroad $helt0n project is presently being undertaken. Notice from the State Department of Social and Health Services was received. Conferences will be held in Olympia on August 12 to review plans and budgets. Time of the meeting with Mason Couuty is set for 9:00 a.m. Simpson Timber Company requested that the Mason County Water Quality Management Plan be changed to allow continued log storage in Oakland Bay. The letter was turned over to the County Planner. The Washington Counties Insurance Fund sent a letter estimating that the 1972 premium rates would climb by approximately 15%. The board was asked to allow for the change in their proposed 1972 budget. Hick's South Shore Inn at Union has discontinued licensed liquor operations, it was learned from the State Liquor Control Board. Letter copies from the State Department of Natural Resources to the County Treasurer were received, making the following transmittal of funds: E. S. Eastgard, Christmas tree lease, $16.93; Tony Lipoma, Christmas tree lease, $1 15.20; Alpine Evergreen Company, Christmas tree lease, $240; and S. A. Moore, gravel removel, $8.00. During a continued meeting last Thursday, Robert Noyes reported a neighbor of his on Sherwood Creek Road has five cars and one boat on the county right-of-way, all in inoperative condition, which he said were a traffic hazard. The County Engineer will check the complaint. The board would not consider any waterfront under Open Space Classification at the meeting. The following applications were approved except for waterfront portions: Clyde Fagergren, et ux; Mary Louise Watts, et al; Jasmin Britton and Helen Britton Holland; and Donald Kilian. Approved as submitted were applications of: Hartley Loertscher; Anton Forest; Donald Brown, et ux; A1 Jensen; Mrs. Jesse Jones and James M. and William Hunter. After removal of the waterfront from the following applications, there was not enough area remaining to consider for Open Space: Lester Johnson, Mrs. David Stroud and Gilbert Austin, et ux. Wooten Lake Speed Control Is Opposed Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Veitch appeared at the Mason County Commissioners' meeting on Monday to present the board with a petition in opposition to Marvin Haydon's request to reduce the boating speed to eight miles per hour on Wooten Lake. Haydon explained at last week's meeting that residents o~ the lake were having trouble with big boats going too fast. Mr. and Mrs. Veitch presented the board with their petition signed by 16 residents of the lake and added that Mr. Haydon did not speak for all of the people on the lake. The couple felt that reducing the speed limit to eight miles per hour on the lake would take many children out of healthy recreation like skiing, and put them on the streets and highways. They also suggested that hours might be established for the various uses of the lake, so that everyone would have a chance to enjoy the lake in their own way. Kitsap County has restricted all but two of its lakes, Mr. Veitch said, which added problems to the Mason County lakes nearby. The commissioners said that the entire Mason Couuty Boating Ordinance needs revamping, and that they will keep in mind the thoughts of the residents of the lake when the ordinance is rewritten. New rrivals Mason General Hospital Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Karch, Rt. 3, Box 739, a girl, July 21. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dean Recto, Rt. I Box 327, a boy, July 22. Mr. and Mrs. Michael N. McLean, P. O. Box 194, Belfair, a boy, July 22. Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Campagna, 1618 Monroe St., a girl, July 23. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin D. McGee, Rt. 2, Box 902, a girl, July 27. It's a boy for Mr. and Mrs. Ross Gallagher, born on July 10 in St. Peter's Hospital, Olympia. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gallagher and Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Miljour. Sears #2154 19.5 cu. ft. FREEZER Regular $32 ! .88 White Delivered & Normal Installation No frost to defrost ever.., no stuck packages or frost-hidden labels. Fan-forced "jet-stream" freezing system keeps 683 lbs. of food zero-safe. For limited time only.., come in or phone today! Available in Avocado for only $5 more. Use Sears Easy Payment Plan Sears Catalog Sales Office SEARS, BOEBUCK AND CO. EVERGREEN SQUARE * 24-HR. PHONE 426-820! Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, July 29, 1971 Live Music, Flicks Headline Inn Program Friday By CHARLES GAY Live music, movies and voter registration headline this weekend's activities at Inn Quest, Shelton's fledgling youth center. Mike Gibson, center director, has been appointed a voter registrar, and will sign up all those over 18 who are elegible to vote. Also upcoming is a rummage sale to raise money for the operation of Inn Quest, which is wobbling along on slim donations. Persons with items to donate to the sale may leave them at the center building, Highway 101 and Ellinor, Shelton, or phone 426-3911 to arrange for pickup. Monday night's board meeting saw discussion of the problems that have come up during the first three weeks' operation. One of the main problems to date has been irresponsible behavior by pre-teens. Which brought up the question of age limit on people going to Inn Quest. Directors don't want to have to set an age limit because it is difficult to determine age and because there are exceptions to the fact that most pre-teen youngsters are not responsible. There are exceptions to the fact that most teenagers are responsible, too, however. Inn Quest would like to issue a plea to the parents to have their children under 13 home by ten o'clock. Gibson stated that the members at the meeting decided that pre-teenagers would be welcome until ten o'clock and that the music and program after that time is directed at the older age group. The 50 cent cover charge for nights with live music has been dropped and a donation basis has taken its place. This should encourage anyone and everyone who wants to come. Every night from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., there is a person at Inn Quest to take telephone calls. The number is 426-3911. Live music and movies headline the program this Friday night. The Inn Quest opens at 2:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday afternoons and closes from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. each day to encourage people to go home for dinner. Then it opens at 6:00 p.m. to stay open until 2 a.m. Music usually starts around nine o'clock. About 250 visited the center last weekend, proof of its popularity. It has been "a place to go" for hundreds in its brief existence. All those who have donated are thanked for their contributions. Donations are the only thing that can keep the program going. Smokey Says: \ 14 OUNCE Foggor Spray 18 OUNCE Walgreen repellent is safe for skin, clothing. YOUR CHOICE 19 F_a. OR REGULARLY $1.98 NOW il i! 7 position adjustments, 74" long. 6 x 15 webs. J] ONLY WITH SLIDING LID For spillproof carrying. Keeps drinks hot or cold. Unbreakable plastic. 10-Oz. Pack of 3 ONLY 50's. REGULARLY $1.49 ttes Now REG. $29.95 NOW ONLY I I What a nice surprise to g Huckleberry Herald C Shelton Mason Journal in one issue. We would like to rerni~ new readers in the that membershiP mI Simpson Employees Credit Union is open active or retired empIy Sim pson Timber CoO Simpson Building Lumbermen's Mc Olympia Oyster Co Membership is alsO 0# of immediate members families. IilM EM 5th and Membership Retired SimpsOn Employees Ken FredSOn' Each member by Administrator, National credit