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Page Four HOME LOANS . Convenient Terms C Reasonable Rates 0 N0 DELAY Mason County Savings & Loan Association 7 Title insurance Bldg. \ Tasty? You bet—but with a light body to boot. ant combination of flavor and mildness that's winning new friends for Barclay‘s Leader Straight Rye'Whiskey. MS. BARClAY & (0., “D. ' DETROIT, MlCHIGAN PEORIA, llllNOlS :Old Sound Forts ‘7 Being‘Made Overi A small and almost forgoti gm post, Fort Casey, not far '” Port Townsend, is being remlizili by the war department. It hap- pens to he locntrrl ii :i strategic-i position. War department rcports ' that $312,510 has been spcnt for housing: $19,439 for Ii new wharf: ; paring has cost $0.135. and, es«' sentially important, a well has been dug at an expense of $5,000. , Fort 'Worden. too, has not been overlooked and the depurtmcizit ‘l’uisflmadc an outlay of $391,721: for buildings at the point. TREATED AT HOSPITAL Emmett Austin, Route 2, P'flllil-‘ ty road employe, was {idn’iitted 10; Shelton l'lospital. yesterday f.o r modiml attention. . l 2:“ It’s a pleas- j; :' 9“ . PROOF STRAIGHT RYE ‘VVHISKEY 7.62 X It)" IUSIIESS EI'ELOPES DR. “0N8 'l‘ooiflowder ’°‘ 32c Waldorf /scounmo pm WITH SOAP 1 2 lnP:dbsox menu ins-snot For SUMME L L'Allllllllk TOILETRIES o chanslu cum 0 Skin Grunt “m 0 Foundation Cum 0 Astringent 0 Fan Powder 0 Skin Frulum a cold Bruin o Blended cream WELLER“ 35c Perfection COED CREAM “a 50: Panama Hand Cream Both 51 49° FORMULA 20 . For . SHAMPOO 6-0: . . . . . . SUN ‘AN 0“. FLORAL COLOGNES Bolllo - 3‘1 TREES 12‘ ' 99"."‘1 . ALL-METAL SHOE LlMlT Fluid“ clung . . 2 PAlR . Munilvin- Lou. : Eagles Picnic And .coming Saturday...a,t.,..§.hc same ! place. ' ” ” smucu aso LAMP Wash Cloths Maneuvers (i‘oniinuwl from l’:;;_:,'- (Jin') strikc nor wlicthcr the “enemy” ‘ is making a, plnc-i‘i's mm'cment on, Seattle or :1 flanking attack oni Portland the two most important} Northwest objectives for any ill-1 vnrlcr. l Several Possibilities ! Horn are a few of the, possibil‘ itics: i The clone-y might lzmrl ill. (‘o~l palis Bmch in grcat force and numbwrs with supporting: nir- crnit to makn a blitz drive on Fort Lewis in an attrfnpt to wip.n out the 9th army corps before, the 3rd army corps can come1 to its aid from California. 1 The Enemy might land at. Sea-j side. Orin, below Portland. and :it‘ Erays Harbor above Portland and i two great merciless fingers would then proceed to crush that city. I 'Or more probably, two great pincer movements. moving in-7 - land, and northward from Co-' orilis Beach, and southward from Durigcness, on the Straits of .luau‘ dc Furn, will march on the, great port of Seattlc. The rout!‘ Houth from Diingeness would outi‘lank, .ii‘ort Worden at Port Townscncl.‘ \Other movements might be. <li~ rz‘cted at Port Angelcs. “Enemy” (lamp At Brady * The enemy, rr-prcscntcd by the 17th Infantry from Fort Ord, CHL," has already started Northward.l Instead of actually landing on the ocean beach. the regiment willi establish itself near Brady. Wash.,l and will hide out until "M" day/,3 Saturday. Headquarters of the «ith Army/J where Lieut. Gen. John. I... DeW'ittl will command his 90,000 men of: the Western United States, will be: located at the Armory in Contra-l lia, Washington. i The coming maneuvers will; not have soldier fighting soldier} and army fighting army as in California a few weeks ago. -In—. stead, it will be a great coordi-L nated movement of troops, repell-. ing invading forces that may pop up here and there on the coast of Oregon and Washington. i As umpire staffs. move the in— vader from point to point on their maps, bombing planes and mountain pack artillery against the defend-i ing army, the people of the na— tion will get their first example of two great U. S. Army corps,' working shoulder to shoulder. l Dance Well Attended 1 Braving thrcatcning skies and‘ being rewarded with good wea-. thcr for their fortitude, a large crowd attended the annual Eagles picnic at Twanoh State Park last? Sunday to swim, play softball, and ‘ surround a considerable quantity, i l of free lee cream furnished by the i , acrie. ’Anothcr large crowd attended! the renewal dance sponsored by; the Eagles at the Shelton Vallcyi, grangc hall Saturday night. An-l other dance scheduled this: ; l 5 i l l i SUPPLIES o 12 Paper Plates ' g I o B said cups. 7 Hot cups. 0 103 Straws ./ . FREE! ¢ i BARBliil CARIEMI. i ‘ i, BAMOQSS Td’Tlic First 500 KIDDIES Accompanied by an adult atfiending this sale! no “menace REQUIRED! " THE ‘DARBY’ ALARM ' mum’s i MILK or i MAGNESIA HEAVY 57c zinc in: , Assorted Colon. throwing armored forces: I SHELTON-MASON COUNTY JOURNAL TICKLERS ._; . . . . By Bob Moyer i “We used to pay for watching him when he was a juggler in the circus.” Carries High Baseball Insurance Insured for $200,000, Iowan BObJEeller, pitching ace of the Cleve- 3‘land Indians, is baseball’s mostrinsured player. ‘ He' holds $100,000 ' worth of policies in his hands. SEASONED, DEPENDABLE MEN ..IN SUBMARINES ONLY USED Only seasoned sailors and very «submarine men' got quite a shak- dopendable men are allowed to, train for submarine service in the i. U. S. Navy, relates the Northwest naval Recruiter. Tney must be dependable because one mistake, may cost the sailor his life and” 'inssihlv the lives of a number of his shipmatcs. The training starts With learning how to escape in the Momscn Lung. It combines the spectacular features of a death-defying circus stunt, a la- horatory demonstration in aqua- tic physics, in a super-colossal test tube that towers 138 feet in the air. pounds and is made largely of rubber covered with stocking. etc.. and was invented and worked out by Charles B. Momsen. a Naval officer. assisted by others. He proved its efficiency by a record ascent from a depth of 370 feet. This would be unbelieviahle were it not authentic. The pressure. in- 1 creases about one half pound for each foot of depth. The actual pressure per square inch at 370 feet is 164 pounds. What can’t the human body take? The train‘. ee does not go down to this depth, : needless to say. “Don't stay down more than a i . couple of minutes the first time,” the student is advised. “Just find :out for yourself how easy it is , to breathe under water. Next time stay under for five minutes.“ Every man in the submarine service must prove his fitness by taking a yearly test in the lu'ng~ 'training tank. An ascent faster than 50 feet a minute is dangerous. The pressure has to adjust itself slowly inside and outside the body. The average submarine can re- main submerged for about 36 hours without replenishing its air supply. The only connection one compartment has with' "another, is by a small water-tight door, which weighs 300 pounds. Should the vessel tilt in a direction 0p- positc to that in which the door closeskbrute force‘ would be re- quired to close the door. This was the situation'that confronted the electrician on the "Squalus" on May 23, 1939. His timely display of physical strength in closing the (lOor before the rush of water hit it, saved 33 men from death in the forward compartments. Every submarine crew is indoc- trinated in the law that quick decisions must be followed by im- mediate action. Emergency drills accustom thc men to shut these water-tight doors and secure them in a matter of solit seconds. The most important single instrument aboard is the depth gauge. A needle on the dial indicates the depth in feet. The description of the Army “men who took three ,Naval offi-" cers up in an airplane and gave, them a “ride.” is a classic. The ing up in the planeride. Not to be out-done, they invited the Ar- my airmen to have a .ride in a submarine. The hatches were se- cured, valves opened, gauges read and all hands were at station. All too soon, they had reached a depth of 300 feet. The boat was in im- minent danger of collapsing. A valve had stuck . . . All were ter- rified. After what seemed like ages, the needle» indicated the boat was slowly rising. Finally the boat broke the surface, the hatches were thrown open to the sky, and the three Army visitors The. Momsen lung weighs 141.; j joyfully clambered out on deck. The vessel was still quietly moor- ed to the dock; it had not moved. a foot. ’TheBulldczer, In the "blitzkrieg" of a forest fire, the big bulldozer is the coun- terpart of a tank in modern war. Powered by diesel thunderbolts. the huge “cats” crawl alongythe flanks of the fires, cutting swaths through brush“ and ferns and stumps and trees to bare the non-combustible earth in a flame- stopping ring. Where today’s tanks are primarily weapons of Offense, the “cats” play a major role in defense against “lightning war" in the woods. They move with awesome might ,i-trees fall before their blades like brittle sticks. Contemptuous- 1y they fling aside thick brush and. root out big stumps. Some- times, ‘it’s true, a huge.and hoary .snag may slow the. "dozens" calm. certain advance. He but. rumbles a bit decperin histhroat, lowers his great snout and plows on" re- lentlessly. Even if Some forest giant does bar his way immov- ably, the “cat” is not undénc. A springing whirl to right and left. a, circling movement, ,fast and without waste motion, and the Obstacle is left behind, still stand- ing, perhaps, but beaten and alone and looking a little silly in the monster’s wake. . , And the men who drive the “cats” are truly a race apart. Big, like the brutes they control. are most of =them;-proud of their charges andiproud of‘their jobs. Well they might be. None stands higher in his sphere than a good “cat” man. None needs more sta- mina and experience and cunning for the Job of fighting forest fire. And none, it ~might be added. commands a greater,- more pun- gent 0!‘ more picturesque variety of language When something goes, wrong To watch and hear the driving of a b1g“'cat” is to witness a fine meetmg of machine might and man’s mind. In their task, a man and his monster become one, roaring With irresistible furythru the fires smother. World. Shelton Valley News Brevities By Una ‘Vinsor Shelton, Valley, August 6~ers. Ina Fort left here Friday for Washington, D. C.. where she has accepted a job in the treasury dc- partment under the civil service. She planned on making brief stops at Olympia and Seattle en- route. , Mrs. Walter Cooke was a visi- tor at the home of Mrs. Dewey Bennett Wednesday afternoon. The dance here Saturday night, the first one in a series being sponsored by the Eagles lodge of Shelton, was a big success in ev- ery way and drew a capacity crowd. ‘ Ardicc Bennett, Keith and Bob Bennett, Marvin Morkert, of Shel- ton and Stan Mcgiviron of Olym— pia, were callers Wednesday evc- ‘ i Whidby ~ Aberdeen with them to the Bennett home where the rest of ‘thc evening‘ was spent. . Mr. and Mrs. John 111501 and children of Gig Harbor were re- cent visitors here with his bro— ther-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cooke. : Mrs. Frank Gordon and daugh- ' ters, Gail and Helen Robinson, Mr. ‘ and Mrs. R. R. Phillips and BobI Bennett, of Shelton, Stan Megiv-l , iron and Mrs. Charley Baker and. daughter Jean, were visitors at l Echo Farm Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Shafer drove to Pee Ell Sunday for a visit with i their son Albert and family. Their granddaughter, Feryl, came, homo with them for a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bennett and Mrs. Maurice Young of Shelton, were callers Wednesday evening' ion Mrs. Dewey Bennett and Mrs. . Charley Baker. l The next regularmeeting of the Grange will be Thursday, Aug- . i ust 14. Help make it a big night. I Mrs. Ina. Fort, Mrs. Dewey Ben- nett and Keith and Bob Bennett rwere visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cooke Thursday afternoon. Among the visitors and callers. ‘ at Echo Farm Sunday were Mrs. [Gardner Kirkwood, of Vancouver. iMr. and Mrs. Bert Shelton, of Portland. Oregon, Miss Ethel and Bud Shelton, of North Bend, Ore- ; gon, Mrs. Frank Gordon arfl , daughters, Gail and Helen, of Shel- : ton, Mrs. Oliver Constable, Mrs. i Mvrvan Wivell and daughter, Mcr- I ridee, from the Isabella Valley. l Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Rutledge left Sunday evening for several ‘day's visit at Friday Harbor. on, Island, with Mr. and Mrs. [Clifford Sands and family, stop- iping in Olympia enroute for an lovernight visit at the home of 1 their daughter, Mrs. Hazel Healey. I Mrs, Rutledge is the aunt of Mrs. Sands. You'll have to TELL : if you lwant to SELL —— Journa.j , Journal Want-Ads—Phone 1.00 i l l I”. i i it askew? . . . or vandals .1 Take a tip from our dreaming vacationer._He’s relaxed, unworried, full of peace of mind—because he’s made sure that an insurance expert has him protected with , sound capital stock company insurance against each hazard to home or business. He kHOWS that, if anything l happens back' home, his Reported Here; ning at the E. A. Rutledge home, They brought Mrs. Ina Fort back; It helps you relax, Mister, i away from home No doubt about it, vacation time should be relaxing . time. But, how can a man relax who’s worrying about his home? Might it catch fire? . . .or Windstorm knock that his insurance company can and will make good. MARRIAGE LICENSE Robert Farmer, 24, Rickreall, Oregon, and Barbara Macke, 25, Salem, Oregon, at Shelton, Aug— l ust 5. GIRL ARRIVES YESTERDAY A baby girl was born Wednes- day to Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Tay< lor of Sheltonat Shelton Hospital. SON BORN \VEDNESDAY Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Sergeant of Shelton became. parents of a baby daughter born at Shelton Hospital. HOSPITAL PATIENT ( Judson Quarticr of Camp 3 was’ day for medical care. Two psychologists ol‘ the Uni-- addition of Vitamin A to the diet- of color—blind persons rcduccd l the Better Vision Institute. , Thursday, August 7, a}, I admitted to Shelton Hospital Tues- ,. vcrsity of California. report that: their confusion of colors, reports \(Speci: W a nei 3&5 Harb “’3’- Shin; "in u had: i . 127 2BIG5¢ llc Put Up In Those Good Eat-It-All Koric ‘KHPS SATURDAY, AUGUST 9 starting'at FESSLER’S Cot-a break in? . . . agent will be on the job, and Let us protect your home, furnishings, business, auto 1 mobile and other possessions with dependable, eco- nomical capital stock company fire insurance. I l 74 l i l l I l l I . Q. , g A. . n.»- 61456174? . I» INSURHNC€ ‘ ’REAL ESTATE - BONDS - NOTARY PUBLIC ' PHONE 304 SHELTON , WASH. motion of ,bettebbul ,. V. .testing of wiring and, . extent of‘fires. ‘ because of organized tion led by the capl insurance companies facil , 'i better fire-fighting broader public conc rially to reduce .Ih . ‘x'l, .;..