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Helen and home around the had just duty with For of uneasiness last over, Helen of the to Frank offer a very Week with the gunnels, Richard the next boys will be Aii Kan. for the a planning evening at and Mary the hosts also were Browning, Olson and Yates. Upon meeting it details well for the forthcoming dance to be held Sept. 4 at the Community Hall here on the Island. Two cases of r'oad improvement have taken place recently here on the Island. County crews first put a sealer coat on the road that had previously been oiled from the old garbage dump site down to the Ballow road junction. Then a week or so later they came out and oiled the newly remodeled hill on the Haskell Hill road. Only that part that was worked on last summer received the blacktop coating since the rest of the road over to the Marina would need additional improvement before it could be done. Then last week a construction crew piled a large supply of gravel at the sight of the former Harstine School. Then toward the end of the week they commenced a blacktop coating of the road from the Hall clear up to meet the blacktopped road at the beginning of the Harstene Pointe Development. And we can well believe this project, no doubt, met with the complete approval of the residents living along that road. Due to the heavy flow of Rose, Son Jimmy Ore. Y Will be and the Kenton grandson recently Central Ellensburg. reminds n for the Skokomish Grange booth at the Mason Co. Fair and save your best produce. Can only in wide mouth standard pint and quart jars. There will be a potluck meeting at the Grange Friday at 6:30 p.m. Plans for the fair booth will be discussed at that meeting. There will be only one meeting this month. Several of our good neighbors are home after a stay in the hospital. It's no fun to be sick but grow in this region make it a to take a particularly interesting one to of the study. the Pacific Wild Flowers of the Pacific Shelton Coast by Leslie Haskin describes addition 332 flowers and shrubs of ,ing Washington, Oregon, Idaho, interest the Central and Northern California of and Alaska. This book has 182 you full page illustrations. and trees Helen M. Gilkey's Handbook of Northwest Flowering Plants est Coast covers the more conspicious Beattie plants of the Northwest and is tanical designed for the beginning of this student of botany or the layman. forests, The line drawings that accompany the large the botanical descriptions are a only real help in identifying the plants you see. Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope by George B. Sudworth was prepared for the layman and the descriptions are in non-technical terms. Information is given on the size, range and occurance of specific trees as well as their common and technical names. Large, clear illustrations help in the identification of seeds and cones. Flowering Plants and Ferns of Mount Rainier by George Jones is Mrs. a descriptive account that is Falls, useful throughout the Cascade their Mountains of Washhington. or two Numerous photographs aid in Iderson identifying the various plants and ferns. and Breckman's Flora of Mount OVer Rainier National Park has a field key to the flora and detailed descriptions of the native plants recently of the park. Black and white close !rgery is up photographs illustrate the test. to the The Shelton Public Library is in the open from noon to 5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday through Friday. red this week! Read Atlas ', ............... ONLY ' " " ............. ONLY C ler "'', ........... ONLY ,. Return System " ......... Complete Shelton Gran as all construction traffic almost from dawn to sunset nearly every day that area of the Island comes close to comparing to a minature version of the midwest Dust Bowl of the 1930's John and Beulah Hitchcock have been spending a good share of their summer dropping in frequently at the home of their daughter, Pauline Carnes to help their grandaughter, Melanie pass the long summer days. Melanie is still confined to a cast and mostly her bed since she underwent back surgery the first part of June. She won't be able to start school until around the first of October. Beulah and John went up this past week to help her celebrate her birthday Monday. They report she is progressing very well according to her doctor. But Beulah say's she's withholding her own diagnosis of REAL progress until she sees Melanie back running around just like before the operation. But she's in wonderful spirits as her numerous friends just don't give her a chance to feel low. Her room resembles a miniature Grand Central Station each day as members of her generation come ]an we are lucky to have such a fine new hospital to recuperate in. Give a call to Mrs. Albert Bearden, Mrs. Ted Richert, Mrs. Richard Corey, and Ed Hankins. Call me if I missed any. Among the many who have left on vacations or are returning now are the Albert and Bob Bearden families to Missouri, Bob Hepburns midwest, the Yorks are gone now and Rosenburgs will leave for Alaska soon. The Charm school, conducted by Mrs. Haldane Johnson has become very popular and after six sessions has been declared a real success. Around a dozen teenage girls meet with Pat every Wednesday morning learning good grooming, how to dress and act and how much fun it is 'Just being a girl.' One day the 4th runner-up in the Miss Washington contest, Cathy Johnson, a niece of Mrs. Johnson, came to the class and gave the girls pointers on posture and some of the things she had learned in charm school There will be four more lessons and all teenage girls are welcome. Mary and Chester Valley returned Friday from a trip to the East Coast, New York and Maine. Brother Dwight Valley, .manager of a Woolworth Store on Staten Island, took Chet and Mary on a three day tour of the town. They rode the Staten Island ferry for 5c fare, rode the elevators 67 stories up in the Rockefeller Center, saw the Broadway show, Fiddler on the Roof. They visited the United Nations Bldg., Stock Market, Madison Square Garden and rode the subways all under New York. In Macy's Dept. store they windowed shopped and saw fresh salmon for $5 per lb., smoked salmon, $9. per pound. A glass of milk is 40c and a cup of coffee 35c. Coming back the Valley's rode in a 747 Boeing jet on which there are 1 2 restrooms. No waiting in line there. Mr. and Mrs. Claud Dugger visited Mr. and Mrs. James Quails in Creswell, Ore. last week and then attended the Multnomah County fair in Portland with Mr. and Mrs. "Cap" Malar from Boring, Ore. and go constantly. They bring things to do and join her to do them. Club meetings are either held in her room or they carefully and very gently transfer her to a chaise lounge and then it and her out into the yard. Via this latter means, and with her doctor's approval they even loaded her into the back of a pickup truck and drove to a nearby drive-in theater where they backed into a stall and then with pillows and blankets they all piled in beside Melanie and had a delightful evening. A story such as this inspirational one, leaves one with the thought: In all the world is there anything more wonderful than true friends. Nine members of the Harstine Grange journied to Twanoh Grange last Friday evening. This Grange has been beseiged by problem after problem while constructing their new hall just outside of Allyn on the Belfair highway. Since none of the Grangers were able to attend the Open House celebrating their new hall it was decided at the last meeting that as many as possible try to go to their regular meeting this month to extend our best wishes to a wonderful Grange for their true perseverance throughout all the hardships that have befallen them in this huge effort. For Helen and Marshall Olson, Dorothy and Phil Chapman, Glenn and Carmen Yates, Bud Glaser, Chet Streckenback, and Erik Christensen it was a delightful evening well spent. Steig and Beula Gabrielsen took their new boat out for a test spin last week for a six day get acquainted cruise. The first day out they stopped at Ketron Island which they'd never been to previously. One night was spent there. Then they cruised on up to Blake Island which is just to the north of Vashon Island. it was there that their nineteen year old cat, Cindy wandered off on a sightseeing trip of her own. (It seems as though a good many of their jaunts just wouldn't be complete without a missing cat story) But as before the tale (pardon the pun) turned out all right. It seems the Indians had found her and when they located her the next morning she was on Cloud Nine (that is if cats have a Cloud Nine) and thoroughly enjoying bein~ treated to the Feline Red Carpet Service as though she was of Royal Blood. And as far as she was concerned Steig and Beula could go peddle their papers or do what ever they pleased she was literally up to her eyebrows in a fish feast bestowed upon her by her new friends - perched, where else - right smack dab in the middle of one of their outdoor picnic tables! With the cat and dog once again all aboard they headed toward Bremerton and up to Port Washington Narrows and the area around Chico. T e d a n d Elsie Ness were delighted to have Jeff Anderson, son of Jan and Andy Anderson who rented one of the Boatel i1==( Units last year come out for;n Ii- J, overnight visit before heading the family's San Diego home. This writer happened to have an opportunity to visit with him briefly when he was helping Pat Ness do some shopping for the Marina in a Shelton grocery store last Saturday. It was plain to see he sure wished he and his family still called Harstine home. Also spending this week on the Island are the Olsons summer neighbors, Mrs. Owens and her daughter, Phyllis from Seattle. If you do, and you are a registered voter, make your wishes known by completing the form shown below and sending it to: Robert 0. Koch Assistant Director Dept.of Motor Vehicles Olympia, Washington 98501 Shelton I, (name) (address) do hereby want my name entered on the list nf responsible persons who wish to have an office of the Driver's Licensing Dept. returned to Shelton. This Advertisement sponsored by HAMLIN'S HOBBY & TOY I By DORA HEARING MATLOCK - Matlock Grange held its regular meeting Friday evening and had application for two members, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Hemphill of Lake Nahwatzel. They have four girls attending Grange Youth Camp at By DEE WILLIAMSON Smokey and I have really been busy this past week. With all this hot weather Smokey has really had to watch out for careless people who start forest fires. Smokey knows how easy it is for someone to forget to put their campfire completely out, or forget to use their ashtray and toss their matches or cigarettes out the window. He also knows that every 1 5 seconds, somewhere in this country, one of those careless people start a forest fire. Smokey and I made a visit to Potlatch State Park. There were lots of people there and it was a very hot day. We reminded these people that the future of our country, state, and nation rests in the hands of our boys and girls. PanHandle Lake this week. They are Brenda and Lisa Rossmaier, Diana Sharp and Susan Goodburn. Grange will be postponed Aug. 20 because of the Mason County Fair. The meeting Aug 27 will be a 6:30 p.m. pot luck picnic at Proper use of our trees and forests will vitally affect our prosperity. Forest fires and unwise cutting are the principal threats to these resources. Keep this thought in mind as you are packing your things to leave the city for a weekend in the forest. Also, keep in mind this verse sung by Ivar Haglund, the man who was a key figure in the Keep Washington Green movement. Green grows the forests, and clear flow the streams, The mountain deer browses, the wild blossom gleams, From Ocean wave surging, to mountain serene, All nature is praying: "Keep Forest Lands Green". Herbert Fuller To Head Council On Alcoholism Herbert Fuller, an Olympia attorney, was installed Aug. 3 as the Chairman for the forthcoming year of the Thurston-Mason County Council on Alcoholism. Fuller stated one of the main thrusts of the council's activity during the coming year will be to reach out to help more members of the community. "There is no doubt about it," said Fuller, "the problems connected with alcoholism in Thurston and Mason County are serious and widespread. We 6 Pieces simply must do more to help." Other officers are: lrvin McArthur, Administrative Director for Mason County Department of Public Assistance; Rick Meyer of Lacey was re-electcd treasurer and Lois Shields of Olympia will continue as Executive Director of the Alcoholism Information & Referral Center of Thurston and Mason Counties. The new chairman has been active for several years in the field of alcoholism and was aWarded a certificate of commendation by the Governor in January of this year for his work on the Thurston-Mason County comprehensive plan o. alcoholism ;, P~uller and his wife and ~-'~chi~ren spend their summers at Union on Hood Canal. Herbert Fuller Art Festival Dates Are Set The fourth annual Tumwater Allied Arts Outdoor Festival will be held at Tumwater Falls Park Aug. 21 and 22. Entries are open to all artists and craftsmen. Entries will be accepted from 1-8 p.m. Aug. 20 at the pai~. Among the activities planned is a "paint.,our' for the children. =~ ..... ~=~= = Treat the family to a real treat at the... You'll find dining is a pleasure in the pleasant atmosphere of our dining room with courteous service. BOX Why Cook on a Hot Day? For Flavor Crisp Fried Chicken Just call 426-1990 and pick up your order on your way home from work. BUCKET BARREL 14 Pieces 21 Pieces Open 6 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 Shelton Schafers Park. Pinochle club met at the Grange Hall Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Edward Townsend host and hostess. Five tables of cards were played. High score went to Hazel Townsend and Bill Barnes Sr. Low score to Mildred Bozarth and Ira Ford and Pinochle to Lottie Ford and Roy Andersen. Next party is Aug 28. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Asche will be host and hostess. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Armstrong are the parents of a 5 lb. girl born at St. Peters Hospital Olympia Aug. 4. Guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Barnes Sr. Tuesday and Wednesday were his son and wife, Capt. and Mrs. Clemens Barnes. Clem is an attorney and serving as a judge in the Marine Court at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Asche of Shelton were Wednesday visitors at the William Barnes home. Mr. and Mrs. Garth Calkins and daughter Colleen of Santee, Calif. are house guests of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Walker. They have visited many friends in this community. Mrs. Dorothy Dickinson of Port Angeles, and Mr. and Mrs. P. D. Wamsley of Peoria I11. were guests last week of Mrs. Essie Rebman. Debbie Rebman of Elma spent the past week with Denise Avery. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Helin were luncheon guests of Mrs. Helen Crane in Olympia Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Valley spent Friday in Tacoma with Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd House. Danny Goodburn of Shelton is spending a few days this week with his uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Bradberry. Mr. and Mrs. Lud Rossmaier were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Adams of Enumclaw and attended the Nye family picnic Sunday at the Adams home. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Chamblin and children of Alderwood Manor spent the weekend with their folks the Max Cash's. Sunday the Chamblins and Carl Portman were dinner guests. Linda and Tin] Chamblin returned home with their folks after spending six weeks with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. rtin Dove of Olympia were Wednesday night supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Ford. r Mr. and Mrs. Gene Brehmeyer and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Brehmeyer and baby and Dana, Dunde and Tara/ Breckenridge were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Brehmeyer Sr. Evening guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Booth of Shelton. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Tupper were Monday dinner guests of the Bill Chrisman family of Tacoma and brought Susan home after spending the week there. Tuesday the Dick Tupper family were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Clevenger of Lake Nahwatzel. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Walker wishes to express their sincere thanks to the Mary M. Knight Fire Department and all their friends and relatives who have done so many nice things for them during the loss of their son and their house fire. FROM WISHING YOU WELL The best wish we can make for you, our customer, is that you will never have to have a prescription filled. U nfortunately, however, the chances are good that sooner or later you will need medical attention which will require a corrective prescription. When that happens, we will be ready immediately to supply exactly what your doctor orders. Our stocks of modern, effective pharmaceuticals are maintained in abundant fresh supply to take care of your needs. We wish you (to be) well! We can help you when you are not.That is the main reason why we are here. Neil's Pharmacy Emergency Ph. 426-2 165 Fifth & Franklin 5t.~-426-3327 Open Daily 9:30 to 7:30 Saturdays -- 9:~0 to 6:00 , I I OF THE '69 OI, DS LUXURY SEDAN '69 Olds Luxury Sedan with full power including power seat, trunk, and windows, rear window defogger, radio with rear speaker, forced air vents. Beautiful turquoise finish with black vinyl roof. Reduced for quick sale to only ........... Cors with C001, Air Conditioning '71 Impala Custom Coupe with full power '71 Kingswood Estate 9-passenger wagon with full power '71 C~price Sedan with full power '71 Olds Luxury Sedan with full power '69 Torino Sport Coupe with 302 V/8 '69 Ambassador Sedan with power Close out prices on new '71 Chevys, Pickups and Olds. Higher prices on '72's. Four Security 9 and 11 ft. pickup campers. COME IN AND LOOK US OVER AND WHILE HERE WHY NOT JOIN MELL'S and get $100 discount on your next car or pickup in our stock. We'll even give you a nice Happy Birthday Gift if you can't find what you want, so come see us. k,/ Quick Service -- Parts Men. thru Sat. 1st. and Grove Rental & Lease Cars 426-4426 Visit Chev's No. 1 Award Winning Serwce Dept. Manager Bruce Willey (we try harder) Thursday, August 12, 1971 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page 7