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Page Six i’Delin-quEntvCrop Two Courses For 5 . Women Due Soon l Repayments FM 7*...“ l Two courses designed to pre- . pare women for war emergencyi duties are to be held soon underf Red Cros auspices, Chapter; Chairman Myron Luud annoiincetl‘ In} last night. One will be training for (*ntm“ gency office work. to be «Wynne-inn; gm, Crop prospects this year indi- S ments of delinquent crop and and Idaho, according to J. L. Thaycr. Spokane regional mana- of the Emergency Crop and by Mrs. V’Villiam Buri‘ord, vice—3 Feed Loan Office, U. S~ Deparbl '~ . t , ,. u. . .1 ii chairman of the chapt l .. speed.) mom of Agnculturg services committee, he other: “D , th H4, ff d a canteen corps which will con-N~ urmg Cf 105.0 ‘ry years sist of the study of nutrition, to“?me Wheat a’mersi 35, We“ as other producers, found it impos- be conducted by Miss D o r o t h y i 7. ._ LaBa”_ Shelton l s1blc to repay their loans. Hospital nurse. i . . The latter course will be a study; ‘md )9401 how“ 913 Wm“ qualities 3 of the proper amounts. ‘ r V I and quantities of food to sustain 3 0} these fauna“ life in cmergcncics. {milk progress. ,Womml inhwqtml ld<7b-, and this year ll ~‘iI.I'l"‘l’. course are asked to contact the‘loqngn instructors, Mrs. Burford a n d ', ‘ ‘ Miss LaBarr. Dates for starting? the courses will be announced la- ter. Mr. Thaycr said. “Beside the good credit I ‘ commodity I I HOME LOANS l Relatively high prices for live- stock and other favorable condi- tions will assist other who owe crop or feed loans pay out." to Mr. Thayer pointed out, are obli- gations of the United States gov- . Convenient Terms as ernment, and such . Reasonable Rates ,limitation, and l them is required. 0 N0 DELAY repayment “Idaho should be proud of its repayment record,” he said, “Less 1941 Loom Largel onto that there will be large re-: l l i Emergency crop and feed loans, { Julien H_ Harvey_ l l I IN AUGUST, FOLKS, l ifeea hang in Oregon' WaShingtonl Statistics Prove More Accidents Happen This Month Than Any During Summer Beware the ides of March may sound good in mythology. but Au- gust is the month for County people , step. to watch their Accident statistics disclose 1n 1939i that it is the most dangerous of fairlthhe whole year. vgood crops and conditions, manyl made substan- I i- in getting Ollt Of been the accident record of this It 100% like month year in and year out, ac-' even more will repay their oldlcord'mg to the National Conger- Two thousand dead each week one every five minutes~—has ,vation Bureau, accident preven- o,.;;ook for: tion division of the Association of crops this year, cash returns from j Casualty and Surety Executives. wheat loans, With Americans enjoying at least‘ parity payments and soil comer-{temporary prosperity after many- ‘vation payments will enable wheat lean years and excitement run- growers to complete the rctire- i Hing high inent of these loans this year, ' events, the prospects for avoiding. over an even higher death rate this year are none too good, say the farmers' safety Specialists. V “But it can be prevented with ‘ just a little care and reason,” says chief of the National Conservation Bureau. ' increase in traffic deaths in the first four lmonths of the year than in the i, corresponding months of last year. And experience shows that the l l than 12 per cent of all loans madei motor vehicle deaths rise sharply l I over a long period of years re- in the vacation months, when more main unpaid. In Oregon IWashington, the percentage r‘paid is a little larger, but it is being rapidly reduced." Mason County Savings & Lean Association Title Insurance Bld . 9 Journal Want-Ads—phone 100 S \\\\ \\\\\\“' \. \ \ \‘< \ .S S T0 OWNERS 0F TODAV’ HIGH COMPRESSION CARS chSOLINE 4/ As your new car piles up mileage, your high compression engine increases in compression. Even inside the first 10,000 miles, tests show, this increase can cause knocking and engine sluggishness. And this can happen to any out on the market today. , The cause of this is carbon—which cakes inside today’s compact combustion chambers, reducing their size. You can’t avoid such carbon deposits completely, no matter what kind of gasoline or oil you use. Shell scientists have developed a special type of gasoline—Shell Premiumfilhuf will auto- matically compensate for these carbon-created higher and higher compressions. This super motor fuel will produce maximum knock- frec power in the highest compressions your engine can develop. Because Shell Premium is a special blend of clean-burning gasoline fractions . . a patented, scientifically prepared anti-knock compound . . . and powerful alkylate (similar to that used in loo-octane aviation fuels). Whether your car is new or old, Shell Premium will give you greater power when you want it... new handling ease in traffic . . . cooler running. And to top all this, encellent mileage. Shell Premium costs more than “regular.” But if you drive the average amount, Shell Premium will cost you only about $1 a month extra. We recom- mend Shell Premium for the extra miles of new-ca performance it can give you. On sale at Shell Dealers and Shell Stations. SHELL Oll. COMPANY, INCORPORATE? l l l and: cars are on the road than at any I not 3 other season. I Danger Season Here “The peak season for drown- .ings has "arrived and lightning i generally kills several hundred , persons each summer. Injuries incurred in recreational activities also result in many fatalities. Sun- burn and sunstroke, heart failure induced by over-exertion, poison- ous snakes, mushrooms and ber- ries; impure drinking water and infection of neglected cuts and scratches—perhaps the stealthiest killer of allwadd their quota to the summer accident death rate. ly ruin more vacations than any other single cause. The way to avoid severe burn is to expose yourself to the sun in gradually increasing doseswa few minutes the first day, a few minutes more the next day, and so on. Any good commercial sun tan lotion will stop most of the rays that cause sunburn. So will a five per cent tannic acid solution, or a liberal application of olive oil or cocoa butter. If you do get suuburned. use a good commer- cial remedy or apply wet cloths saturated with Epsom salts. Warning Given "‘Get out of the sun at the first symptom of dizziness, nausea, or chill. You may be on the verge of collapso from either sunstroke or heat exhaustion. suffer from the heat will get some relief by drinking a tea- spoonful of salt in a. glass of wa- l ter. This restores the saline con- ltent of the blood, which is fre- quently depleted by excessive per- spiring. “Don‘t stand under a tree or close to a wire fence during a l thunder storm. “Swim only with other swim- mers who can help you if you get ‘into trouble. Ifirst aid treatment for l healthful l “Avoid wild plants with small )whitish berries and deep green leaves. They're likely to be Ipoison oak, ivy or sumac. An Epsom salts dressing is a good p l a n t l . . pmsonmg. I “If you are not sure of the pur- lity of drinking water on picnic 'or camping trip, boil that water ifor fifteen minutes, before drink- , mg. . A I “Moderation does it. ' Take it Ieasy! You'll have a pleasant, , accident-free summer." August 28 Date Set For Farmer The date for the Farmers: Field Day at the Western Washington Experiment Station has been set for‘xThursday, August 28, accord- ,ing to an announcement by J. W. Kalkus, Superintendent of the Station. Field Day this year is being held somewhat later in the season than has been the usual itors an opportunity to see the I various agricultural research, pro- jects in a somewhat different state of development than earlier Iin the season. It is hoped that this will materially increase the attendance. As formerly, the Station will furnish ice cream and coffee and I visitors are expected to bring their ,own lunch. The program of tours Iof experimental plots. and labora- {tories will start promptly at ten IA. M. and continue throughout the day until four P. M., with the usual time out for lunch. Many western Washington county agents are planning to as- semble visitors i icome in the form of a caravan. IThose who are interested in com- Iing to the Station, and this in- Ircludes all citizens who are inter— ;ested in the work of the Station. |as well as farmers, should get in ltouch with their local county I agent. I l Hoodsport Library Closed In August Hoodsport, Aug. 4.—«The Hoods- port Library of the Hood Canal Woman's Club will be closed dur- ing the month of August, but will open to the public the first Thursday in September. There are a number of new books which have been collected during the summer and we think you will find them interesting reading and we will be pleased to serve you. ’ international 3 tion “Already 1941 has produced a. they are , 16% i not affected, by state statutes 0f; over 1940, with 1,500 more fatali- O f ties recorded “Bad cases of sunburn probab~I Persons who , custom and this will afford visi—I n a body and' l—WATCHYOUR Creek To 1 l l l l l v SH ELTON- Be Scene Of Big Historical Fete One of the most unique and ro- mantic of California Celebrations in keeping with the campaign oi‘ i “See the Old West This Year” will Mason. l I l l I l l l I Field—Pay Fete l take place at Suttcr Crock Aug- ust R, 9 and 10 according to, Her- old R. Deal, manager of advertis- ing and sales promotion for the Tide Water Associated Oil Com- pany, who has just returned from a trip through the Mother Lode region. Deal, who has played part in stimulating interest throughout the Pacific Coast this year on the campaign to “See. The Old West.” declares that the Sutter's Gold Rush and Pageant to be held at Sutter Creek will be an outstand- ing contribution to this campaign. “It is a tradition in Sutter Creek to keep alive the memory of Cap- tain John A. Suttei'. founder of Sutter Creek. Sacramento and other early day towns of Califor- nia," Deal stated. has become a feature of the Mother Lode country and the pageant is annually the highlight of the celebration and is always .woven around the history of the life of John Suttcr. This year's pageant will bear the title “Sut- ter‘s Dream, A Rantasy” Deal added. The “Pageant of the Hills," as all in the Mother Lode have come to know the. gigantic spectacle, is expertly produced with a cast of more than 300 local citizens tak- ing part. This year‘s pageantry will go deeply into the life of Sutter, telling of his birth in Switzerland in 1803, his life in the Hawaiian Islands, his visit to Alaska, his history making activ- ities in the early days of Cali- fornia and the discovery of gold. The pageant will no presented on Friday night, August 8 and Saturday night, August 9, at the Rodeo Grounds on the highway between Sutter Creek and Jack- son. The three day celebration -will include such popular features as the spectacular Twilight Chil- dren‘s Parade, Coaster Derby, Queen's Ball, Grand Parade of dozens of floats units and a wide variety of street entertainment. IN HOSPITAL TODAY Ralph Whitehousc, Skokomis‘n Valley resident, was admitted to Shelton Hospital today for medi- cal treatment. PATIENT AT HOSPITAL Frank Patterson of Shelton was admitted to Shelton Hospital yes- terday for medical attention. Pleasant . War Picture In a.wading pool at Richmond, just a few miles from bomb— weary London, this little miss is oblivious to war problems. A Million Goes Up in Smoke Flames shot nearly half a mile high as 28 gasoline storage tanks exploded in a fire at Seminole, Okla. Two men lost their lives. four were seriously injured, and property damage was estimated at $1,000.000. 1- l I “This tradi- i and marching I. l l l I l I ! ! l I I I lbeen appropriated for a study of ; waste left in logged-over land, and 1 l l - craft. MASON COUNTY JOURNAL Sabotage (Continued from Page One) he is approaching. Every bridge. is pointed out a couple of blocks‘1 in advance, every hill, too. Every Alberta car license car- ries the two words “Drive Safe-l ly" across the top of it in letters of equal sizo to that identifying‘ the Province. l Gold-Lined Gasoline But the price of gas in Can-3 ada. Ouch! In Revelstoke and; Golden we paid 36 cents a gallon for standard grade gas; Ethyl. was billed at 38 cents. In Cal»? gary we got it “cheap” at 301/13: cents. Of course the Imperial. gallon is a fifth larger than our: American gallon, and a ten per cent rate of exchange on money‘ should be considered, too, but even so that makes gasoline pretty; expensive across the border and makes it evident why so many Canadians ride bicycles. Gas: cannot be. sold on Sundays nor be- ‘ tween the. hours of 7 p. m. to 7i a. m, either. i The price of cars, too, is steep up there. Our car, a few dollars less than $1000 down here, costs over $1300 up there. So I don’t blame Canadians for riding bikes. A great many of them do, we. found. Evidence of the. intense interest. Canada is taking in the war is; on every hand. About every third 2 person on the streets of Calgary, Kelowna, Penticton, Revelstoke, Vernon and other of the larger| towns we passed through were; in uniform, including women and. girls. I Revelstoke, 2900 population, has, sent 400 young men and boys intOi the Services, and Golden, just, slightly over 1000 population, had raised over $44,000 for victory bonds at the time we passed through. Lake. Louise Exquisite So much for Canada, with the passing remark that Lake LouiSe is the prettiest spot these eyes have yet rested upon. I can’t tell you what color the water of Lake Louise is a slate—gray bluish-green perhaps would come as close as anything. The water is nearly opaque. We took a. canoe ride upon the lake and‘ could hardly see the tips of our paddles when we propelled our Every slight change in the light affects the color of the, water, sometimes it becomes a deep green, other times a deep blue. and all the shades between as the light from the sun varies. I wish I could thank a family from West Virginia whom we met at the camp grounds at Lake Louise for persuading us to change our original plans and go through Glacier National Park (the American park). It is a place worth going many miles out of onets way to see. v we found a grand public camp,- ing‘ ground along the Going-To- The-Sun highway on the shores of Lake. McDonald at .Sprague Creek. We hated to leave it, hepe : m l l I l l l l l l someday to go back. Smoke from forest fires pro-l v‘énta’! us from seeing either Pend ; Oreille' or Couer d'Alene lakes at; their best, but we saw enough toI know both are beautiful bodies of . water. We liked very much the! looks of the city of Cou’er d’Alene but were disappointed with th e, failure of the residents to take, Iadvantage of the lake—Inc public swimming beach, no homes along the lake shores as we expected, ' Yet with all the beautiful sights we‘ saw — Lake Louise, Kicking; Horse River, the view from the: top of Mt. Revelstoke, Banff, Cas- I tle Mountain, Glacier Park, Wa- terton Lakes, etc.»—home was the’ best sight of all Sunday afternoon. Scientists Seek , Wood Coke Methodi Olympia,’ Aug. 2. 4— Governor Langlie today approved a project to be carried on at the University of Washington by which charcoal is to be converted into “wood, coke," a hard, dense fuel to be; used in metallurgical processes in. defense industries. v , 3 The research is to be under the supervision of the state planning; council. The governor approved a $3,320 appropriationfor thel work. will supervise the research under the direction of Dr. H. K. Benson. ' The project involves a process, by'Which plain charcoal is com-l pressed into hard bricks of car- bon. It is expected that results of the research will be suitable for large-scale application in in-: dustry within a year. Another project has also been approved for which $3,029 has a means of utilizing the waste; wood. supervisor of the project is Prof. Bror Grondahl of the Uni- , versity of Washington. Storms Rout Shelton I I, Pair Out‘Of: Montana; Routed out of Montana by se-I vere electrical and rain storms, Jack Kelly and Irv Angovc, both Rayonier employes, cut short their vacation trip and returned to Shelton a bit ahead of their original plans Sunday. “ They visited Angove’s parents, who run a dude ranch near Butte. Severe electrical storms, followed by cloudbursts, put roads in the district in bad shape and in places the Sheltonites had to roll} boul-i ders off the highway before they‘ could Proceed, they reported. VACATIONING IN MONTANA Link Fraser, registered phar- macist. employed at the McCon-' key Pharmacy, left last Weekend for a vacation trip to Troy, Mon-’ tana, to visit his parents. I l I TOT TREATED HERE I Billy Lewis, 4, son of Mr. and. Mrs. Orval Lewis, former Sheltonl resxdents now living at Roy, wasi admitted to. Shelton Hospital to-I day for treatment, I ‘ son county. i homes. a the lake was mostly timbcred wil~ ; on fishing and hunting trips, ‘of the, lgke, the property is being Prof. W. L. Beuschlein SUMMER "count I roman MASON LAKE er HARBORIT . DOZENS or NEW HOMES BUIL’i‘l I‘loquiam, Aug. 2. (Special.) No longer does a group of Ho-~ quiam and Aberdeen citizens, thumb through hundred}; of fold-5 ers to select this or that resort; to spend their summer munitions: or weekends. They just load their families and a few staples into the car and take off for their private sum—I mer mecca at Mason lake in Ma» i Some 35 businessmen I known as the Mason Lake As-g sociath havo divided up 156 acres: ‘of Mason lake frontage and havnl built or are building summer A few months ago the shore of2 derness. Today, around one cover transformed into one of the finest resorts in Washington. Five Hoquiam men saw the pos-: sibilities of an excellent private Spot for their families to spend1 summers and weekends a nd bought the 156 acres from 9 Se— attlc banking firm, now clear— ing up an estate in the locality.I They divided the. lots, selected, sites and sold others, all of which‘ are now being developed. ; Homes Being Built Several of the homes are near— lv completed. Others have been: started, 'while some owners are clearing land for eventual con- struction later in the summer orl next spring i The five original Mason Lakel Associates are Ven Gregg, Earl I Coleman, Charles Johnson. Allen , ‘ Boyer and Orville Pebbles. all: Well-known Hoquiamites. Gregg , is president of the associatimrj Coleman is vice-president and; Johnson is secretary-treasurer. E Johnson, jovial Hoouiam butch—i er, is the Mason lake “mayor. He Can be found there every; weekend, often basking in theI sun in a pair of shorts. Fred Gibcke, Hoquiam fireman, is the resort‘s fire chief, whileI Justice of Peace Peebles attendsI to legal matters that may arise. No Police “We all abide by a gentleman‘s agreement so there , for any law enforcement officer,"l the associates said. ' I The lake, which is about sixl miles long and three miles wide} is a fisherman’s mecca, an ideali place for many of the ardent Har- bor anglers who comprise the as- , sociation. The lake is w e l l , stocked with bass, and trout. President Greggs said. Crystal clear, the lake is excellent for swimming and boating. A float and boom have been built in shallow water just be- low Gregg's place where childrcn' paddle and swim around all dayi long. The lake is 60 miles from Ho- quiam and 12 miles from Shel- ton by way of the Allyn road. Because the place was started by Hoquiamites and most of the I I BUSINESS ENVELOPE?) DR. lYONS T00“! Powder Waldorf a. . 32c Pads 3 box 12 In as MRS}: MR IVORY SOAP 23‘ WALoR'Ei-z: ‘» sleeping ‘whcre in the Sound district. '- 58. bath room is no need ' M c C N Phones 303 and 555 0 .a "S 5 aging 2 for Sunburn :1: '° § SPOTLIGHT '43c “Hi: 3 35.2 W'" . “’0 w“' SS; 2 Clan..57c 3311 N AG NC Tuesday, August; Clarence Hovis, 01‘- Clarvncc Monson Elnd_i , son of Abordecn,_ l Carl Cox and his SIS ‘3 rothy Frost of Sea.t Oleson of Aberdeenv ,Joe Filip of Aberd lHongell, Roy Harklns l Merlin Oleson ° property owners are from t h i s 3 mg) community, it is becoming known ; 0. C. C(mklm; 1’ as “Little lioquiam.“ l ' ' ” ? STA‘ Years ago virgin timber wa‘ logged from the very spot wlierel a the resort is located. Logs were: THEATR; felled, raftcd on the lake andE then loaded oD railroad cars for I Was \ 1 , .. .. , . Helm" , 4 4N :delivery through H'iwd Canal, it S' I i i was said. Timber has grown up again, some. trees being large enough to market if the owners choose to do so. , Old Mansion Gone l j The property at one time wasl T owned by former State Senator Palmer who once, had a $10,000 mansion there which he occupiedl ,: it ' 0N GUA reproductio Dartment’s of any— It is one homes quarters. finest , was said. The home was dcstroy- , »' 1- S] . ed by fire years ago. ‘61 the Sowing Hurry Glenn and his family have by been using their summer home 1‘ rend, about a month. PS. on salt Those of Gregg and Coleman‘ e. are a i are nearly completed. Gregg's fense prep place, built with 53-foot upright ' ‘plywood core blocks, has a spa,-, ‘ I M cious kitchen, living room an (i‘ ~ T the summer Coleman‘s home includes a liv—‘ ing room, kitchen and two berl—, rooms, all finished in knotty pine, , 3' and store room. 1 A four—room rustic log cabin is‘ being built by Al Berthold. lti ._ will be ready to occupy in a short: while. Thursday, 15¢ a ATURE “filial Prop Court Actl reasurei l , ‘Settlers‘ Listed I ,_ Others whose homes are near- ing completion or well under way linclude Fred Gibcke, Herbert e glason C Root, Burr Fletcher and W. H. wChedUled Bridgham, Ch a rl e s Johnson, ifeek by '] George Mason, Ray Burris, Jack‘ ~~ d persons zGirard, Bruce. Quimby, Hnnryl r “IQ-I‘m, he I-nquent Fogde. Paul Hovis. Donald Gano_l ’[ “I? 'IdOOE‘CCS 58 IL, P. Campbell and son, Gale; M. ‘ r‘. V‘me bnt hllStk M. Kelly, who formerly operated P1115 ' y the en Kelly‘s ranch on the Queets. .D' . , Those clearing sites or getting 10‘] malled‘ lo “THE GANGS ALL T started on their b ']d‘ s . o c ‘ armna 0f Lama c,,,.,,,_r_13:~’_c 3:, w“ the as... v . aXeswere 'ays- That ti 1 . ‘up I"): SO those i . be the end . in subiect to i ,5 Very few ,0 ere mailed 3 at“ Said. ’- “Elliot fact, : ‘ "~ lght t0 ir FAST FREIGHT SERVICE re movable WITH coon DELIVERY IN SHELTON ’ gwhlch taxes .. '. 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