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Page Six calm CERES Has Thrge Kinds’ Evidence of the increasing ver- satality of Lake Cushman as a trout paradise was displayed in the form of a limit catch taken by Murray Evans. logger employ- ed by Don McKay. Among the limit Evans took from Cushman were the common silvers for which the lake is noted, several fine cutthroats, a m o n g which was the largest fish of the catch, and one rainbow. Cushmall is even yielding bass now, too, Beret said. MILLO’S QUALITY MARKET DRUGS GROCERIES FRESH MEATS FRUITS FINEST FOODS AT BEST PRICES —— HOCDSPORT .———-————— The PRICE is RIGHT Whv not Have the B E S T Inquire, Then You'll Buy Modern CONCRETE BRICK and MASONRY UNITS SHELTON CONCRETE PRODUCTS Seventh St. Bridge Phone 123 Wis/flurry ‘ relatives of Vi OOdy Sanderson (Continued from—Page One) . bomber groups, one dive-bomb? ing group and one utility obser-‘ vation group. There are six squadrons to a group and 18 planes to a squadron. Under modern military organ- ization the marines must have all the new weapons of an at— tacking army. When the marines go ashore from the fleet they take their own airplanes with them, and if the marines remain on land the planes remain with them while the fleet moves on. Today this correspondent looked at a fighting plane in a new light. It stood on the apron beside a hangar. It was a trim, powerfuli and complicated thing. After looking over the plane, Maj. San- derson led a tour of the facilities necessary to keep that plane in the air. There was a long row of shops for repair and overhaul. There were instruments so deli- cate that they could indicate not only whether a steel part wasl cracked but even if it was fatig- i ucd. There were elaborate paper files, the logbooks of each en- gine. There was not just one type of engine. but 22 differentl types which had to be worked on. There were parachutes of fine . silk. There was a painting room where sweating marines worch in temperatures kept high to dry. the paint. There Were motors be- ing tested on blocks. Everywhere: there were tools and machines de- signed to keep up a constant sci— entific accuracy. Then there were hangars full of planes under var— ious stages Of body repair. As this correspondent walked through one building after an— other, watching the hundreds of men at work. he began to realize that this was only the operating phase of it all. Back of that were, the thousands of men who worked in building the planes. Back of them were the designers. There were the instrument makers and- the produCers of armament. The picture became greater and great- er. At the field the plane was be- ing made read to take off. A young officer c imbed into the sin- gle seat. Here was still another part of the picture: the training of the men to fly the planes. The plane taxied down the runway and roared into the sky. climbing at a seemingly impossible angle. It disappeared over some low hills to ioin other planes in target prac- tice. As it disappeared there still was the picture of what it took to put a plane into the air and keep it there. For the first time this cor- resnondent got a full realization of the scope of President Roose- velt's plan for 50,000 fighting planes. or even half that number! It was a vastly different pic- ture from the one Mai. Sanderson had given when he told about dive bombing with a mail sack back in Haiti in 1919. l Former Slglton Resident Passes Numerous Shelton friends and Mrs. Anna C. Morford, early-day resident of Mason County, attended her funeral yes— terday in Seattle following her death there last Thursday. Mrs. Morford lived in Mason, County for many years during the time her husband, J. Bert Mor- ‘ ford, was time-keeper for the old Blakely Railroad at Railway, near Kamilchc. He died in 1925. Mrs. Moriord leaves a daugh- ter, Mrs. Pearl Brooks, Seattle, and a son, Dr. LeRoy Morford, Fort Lewis, five grandchildren and one great grandchild, and three sisters, Mrs. Molly King of Oregon, Mrs. Minnie Smith of Oakland, and Mrs. Jennie Bar- rows of Panama. Attending the last rites from Shelton were Mrs. Cora Hepner and son. Edwin, Mr. and Mrs. Orin Parks. Mrs. Roy Rector, Mrs. Rachel Chase, Mrs. Charlotte Breitspecker, and Mrs. Mabel] Goodwin. BIRTHDAY WAS FRIDAY Mr. and Mrs-Wesley Allen of Route 2, Shelton, became parentsi Friday of a baby son born atl Shelton Hospital. YOUR WEEK’S WASH Automatically vmeal for your corn bread or hoe iof cain to the cain mill. WASHED - RINSED . DAMP-DRIED Put your clothes in, set a dial and take them out—ready for the line! That's all there is to “washday” with a Bendix in the home. Your hands need never touch water— and clothes are clean and sanitary. Rid yourself of “washday”! You can buy a Bendix for the price of a good ordinary washing machine! . (,1 BENDIX Automatic HOME LAUNDRY l Lilliwaup. l Saturday. Light and shadow mak line in Olympic National Park, Washington. , IN WHICH MR. GR HOOD CANAL WATERFRONT, ETCi By G. C. Gray Hood Canal and Hinterland, August 10.-~For the benefit of the local pessimists who said the manganese in the Olympics would never be developed we. will not point out that our Hill Creek smelter is 95% completed. And will be in operation September 1st or perhaps sooner if We get power for operation sooner. You have no doubt taken corn to a griss mill . . . stick around a few minutes and take home your Or perhaps hauled a load And take home a barrel of sorghum. Well, if you stumble over a pile of rocks every time you step out of the house, haul them up to our smelter, stick around awhile and take home a pocket full of gold or silver or what have you, although We would rather assay your ore and pay you so much per ton and avoid waiting. And do you recollect that pile of brush at the mouth of Hill Creek on the east side? Mrs. Rose Millo has a $15,000 tavern there now, several modern cabins and auto park. Melvin Bearden’s resort is just across Hill Creek from Mrs. Mil- lo’s. Occasionally Mr. Bearden feels industrious, digs a hole in the bank on the upper side of the road, hauls it across the road, fills in another hole in the ground, builds a cabin where he has tak- en the dirt from and also one where the dirt was hauled. And you remember when Pot” latch was only a little booming- logging town. Now, if you are talking to someone from uptown Potlatch just say metropolitan, Potlatch and there will be no hard feelings. If you cover all the improve- ments on Hood Canal watefront it would require two full pages of a newspaper. You could go across the. canal and cover two more. Why not crank up the old bus and drive out? But don't forget your drivers license, other- wise you'll have to head for the cake. Accidents Bang Up Six C a r s I n Wee‘eknd Traffic; r““ i Six cars were badly damaged in three automobile accidents in Mason County over the weekend, drivers of two of the vehicles be-E ing arrested by State PatrolmanI Cliff Aden as the result of the> mishaps. Harold Hartman, Port Town- send, truck driver on a federal] defense project at Indian Island. was released under bond after be- ing arrested by Aden and Pros- ecutor Frank Heuston Saturday evening following an accident near Hoodsport in which a dump bed gravel truck driven by Hartman collided with a car driven by Ken— neth G. Ikerd, Olympia. The truck was reported to be a total wreck and damage to the Ikerd car was estimated at least $300 by Aden. Hartman will be tried on a charge as yet unspecified by Pros- ecutor Houston next Saturday. No one was injured in either vehicle.l Lee James, a member of thel North Coast Shows personnel which was established on the Mt. View prairie last week, forfeited $12.50 bail after being arrested Saturday by Aden for failing to possess a drivers license follow—‘ ing a collision in front of the carnival site with a car driven by Mrs. H. N. Andrews of Cali-I fornia. I Both machines suffered. considerable damage, but no in- juries resulted. No arrests were made in the accident Saturday evening in which cars driven by William Bradley of Seattle and Lawrence Deggermark. Vancouver, Wash, were badly damaged in a collision' on a sharp curve on the Olympic highway three miles north of- Only slight damage was report— ed by the drivers when cars of Laurel Nelson, Shelton, and John Dillenburg. Hoodsport, collided on Highway 101 near the city limits} I SON BORN YESTERDAY I Mr. and Mrs. Havlin Jones ofI Shelton became parents of a baby boy born Monday at Shelton Hos— pitai. SHELTON—MASON COUNTY JOURNAL (Continued from Page One) interesting to mew—even after this long time. There is one printer l $57,600E Day i .and two assistants at each press,‘ and I work in what is called a iface section (we print the faces {on the bills). Right now we are 1 working on $2 bills. We do 2400 1 sheets per day (12 bills to a sheet) land that amounts to $57,600 Peri from St. Edwards Catholic Church. ldayvahow’s that for dough 7" funny, somehow or “rolling in But, you know it is other, it _..J lHOOdsport Resident . , ‘i Dies in Tacoma Todayi l Mrs. Margaret Hiller, 78, for- lmer resident of Hoodsport, died in a Tacoma hospital today after! la lingering illness. 1 The body was brought to Shel- ton this afternoon for funeral ser- vices which will be held next Sat— urday morning at nine o‘clock A son, Elmer Hiller, of Hoods— port, survives. No other details about Mrs. Hiller were available Tuesday, i $9,642.17. ugust I tails on their calendar “3 ‘ them. V The state treasure " the board the Mason of June gas tax apPO a The Abstract Mason Co {3}" "' '01: year we have several Los All‘ i ed through Shelton Friday : ties. When asked what he thought iRed Cross Motor lbers’ thought they knew a bit l i wiPhotograph by Standarzd Oil Company of California I e a vivid picture of Lake Qm’nault and its wooded shore- AY COVERSTilEiiiinCyolisié OT Through Shelton 1 With 600' miles of a total of brush or the canal every time you! 2000 to be rolled up behind them, see 3- Speed COP- ia mixed party of 31 young bi- There are no idle men on the I cyclists from New York camped. canal. That is, as a matter of I overnight last Thursday at Maple’ course, you know. At this time i Beach on Lake Isabella and pass— on geles snow sllovelers here. Good their way up the Olympic Pen- citizens. Several own summer ‘- insuia to Port Angeles, from where homes here. Those men work 1, they planned to ferry back to Se- only at their trade. Anyone who attle. wants to work and doesn‘t care, The group had come some 5,- much what he does isn’t idle. 000 miles by train across the i . Cam .country, Cu'fififna‘fif‘kfififed°i’:PL;,§e Cush‘: i totalling 600 miles through Yel- man, was a ghost camp for two , lowstone Park, to Coulee Dam, Mt. _ .h an, Rainier, Vancouver, B. C., 333:5 ngmmiie vaiiftrgg f r 01,: the Olympic Peninsula after reach- eight states there. As fine a mg Seattle- . o l Egggiooiniggflg men as you w u d will have covered 8000 miles by r b s brou ht! , us up a fine fez: ogyfish fr%r)m'train and 2000 on the” Wheelsv Lake Cushman. One of the boys hooked one as long as Hitler‘s dream, but couldn’t land it. All like to fish, but some aren't able, to buy licenses. Some big shot with a heavy drag should use his influence and r. get permission for all draftees lthe Students International Tours, Inc, commercial sponsors of the tour. VACATION VISITORS Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Irvine ' v - ' were vacation guests Of Mr. and fISh’ regardless 0' fWhere hes 10 ‘Mrs. Bill Dickie from Wednesday cated. . . . . rou h Saturda last week. They It Hltler and ms hungry gang i ggpresgsed theiry great pleasure come .OV.” h?“ We "would 1956‘ with the excellent swimming at our fishing rights and our flShfLa‘ke Isabella, Bayshore’ and wouldn’t 13.“ as long as 3‘ Snow' TWanoh State Park, being par— ban .1“ the hot place' And If we 1‘ tiCularly pleased with the salt get It mght' that‘s Why we hi1"? water swimming, which they de- draftees—to see that Hitler does firmed as far superior to any_ not come here. V, . ue Rear Admiral Mickey Morseof near seat ' Fort Lewis visited his parents, ! Mr. and Mrs. Bill Morse. of Heads 1 port Sunday. Admiral Morse was: transferred from Fort Knox, Ken-, tucky, to Fort Lewis last month.i Don’t tell the women folks this? The Admiral was looking over his ‘» glasses at our local bathing beau- ! ,________...__...1_. of them, well, he didn’t exactly say. However, he did say he could recall back in the gay nineties women went bathing wearing a‘, Mother Hubbard. And he saidi he would have to admit some. would look better wearing 3. MO-‘, ther Hubbard instead of looking;I like Mother Hubbard's cupboard.i Corps Learns 0f Stretcher Form, Motor Corps mem-L Red Cross about stretcher work in connec- tion with their first aid know- ledbe before Fred Pontin, super-I visor of first aid instruction fOrr Rayonier and Crown-Zellerbach' corporations, stepped into the pic- ture. ! “But we didn't know anything,“ they admitted afterward. 1 Pontln conducted special stret- cher drills for the Motor Corps members at their meeting last night and last Friday night. Last night’s Session was held in the old gym with ways and means of crossing barriers with a stretcher bearing an injured person and how to properly load a. stretcher into an ambulance as the principal instruction. This was followed by a full stretcher drill for display or contest purposes. ' Friday’s instruction was con- ducted at the home of Mrs. Mary Pigg on Franklin street with a full hour of stretcher drill super-‘ vised by Mr. Pontin. The Motor Corps meets againl next Monday at, the old gym with able to devote any further time to the corps, but the work he be- gan will be continued. Cloquallum Sends making cycle sidetrips, and| Before their tour closes they! I according to one of the leaders of 1 to , and young son, Dale, of Seattle,l doesn’t seem as though it is mon- ey that we are working onAit. just seems like so much paper. But, I’ll never, forget the thrill I got the first time I worked on $100 bills. So help me, I was all thumbs. I'm afraid that I really. cost the government money that night. Had a “grand” visit with Dora Fredson. Maude Shorter, Blanche. Bertrand, and Helen Hendricks when they were here. It is real- ly an occasion to see someone from home, and no matter whether I ever really knew them or not, it is “swell” to meet someone who even knows where Shelton is. Peo- ple from Washington State seem to be a rarity here. I’ll never forget the day I told a fellow [was from Washington State, and he said, “Ye Gods, that's way up by Alaska—isn’t it? What do you wear, to keep warm?"‘ Now, I ask you. what would you do in a case like that? Lois Mell is staying here with us, and we really get along quitel well and have made a pretty good home for ourselves. Yes, I do like it here, and I shall be sorry when the time] comes to say good-bye to it all, but no place on earth can ever! beat Shelton in my mind. I miss those big trees. the rumbling log- } l ging trains; looking out the'wlnd- ow and seeing dear old Mt. Rain- ier, the Canal, and—oh, ever so many things. If and when my chance comes to head for home, they won’t be able to see me for smoke and you can lay your bot- tom dollar on that. Sincerely yours, MARY HELEN ANDERSON. 100 Million Ifiéfiéd At McChord, Ft. Lewis Pacific Builder and Engineer, trade publication. said Thursday 73 contracts, totaling $20,085,444, have been awarded during the lpast 12 months for expanSlon of Fort Lewis and McChord field. It estimated the total investment in the two posts at more than: l $100,000,000. A second degree burglary charge on file against Milton Harvey Lough was dismissed in superior court Saturday by Judge John M. Wilson upon recommendation of\ Prosecutor Frank Heuston in viewi of the fact that the youth had, already been convicted of another felony and sentenced to ten years at Monroe Reformatory. at press time today. i County Gets $9,642 engaged in a quiet weekly session yesterday with only routine de-: l __—————-——————-——————- CHARGE DISMISSED i I 1 VERY ISSUE IS URE TO BRING YOU NUsUAL RESULTS ANU': OTS OF GOOD ‘ IMELY CUSTOMERS AND .ALES AS WELL [district under which the approx- 'imately 23 pupils of the Cloqual- Pupils TO Elma Elma, Aug. 7.——Following a mass meeting of residents of the Cloquallum school district Sun- day, the directors negotiated a contract this week with the di- rectors of the Elma consolidated any woman interested invited to attend. Mr. Pontln will not be‘ lum school will be taught in the Elma grade school the coming year and the school will be clos- ed. Mrs. Thelma Locrtscher, who bought a new school bus last year, will transport the pupils to Elma. 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