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What are you doing at 7 o'clock tonight? If the weather is hot most readers in Huckleberry Herald territory will probably be sitting on their beach or floating on an inner tube or diving off their dock to cool off. By taking just 30 minutes of your time to forsake your water activities, gather up the kids, visiting relatives and summer neighbors, to pass out paper and pencils and watch the "National Water Safety Test" on Channel 9, you may learn some life-saving fact which may save the life of someone dear to you. In this part of the County almost everyone lives on the water; either Hood Canal, Puget Sound or one of the many lakes of the area. During the summer months most recreation centers around water-oriented activities, whether it be swimming, fishing or water-skiing. As more and more people move into the area each year, the number of close calls increases and one never knows when he or she will find themselves in the spot of having to help out in an emergency. The emergency may involve total strangers whose boats hit each other as they pass your house. Or it may be a small relative who hasn't learned to swim who falls off your dock. From the story sent out by the American Red Cross, found elsewhere in the paper, it sounds like the film tonight should give you an idea of how to act when an emergency arises. And with Pat Paulsen as the star, it would be entertaining as well as educational. Wouldn't you feel more relaxed during the next busy holiday weekend when 15 people you didn't invite join the 20 you did to enjoy your beach to know that in case of an accident, your family will be prepared to do the right thing? A PILOT CAR was busy in Belfair last Thursday and Friday as it led cars down one side of the highway while the other side got a new coat of asphalt. Last weekend's summer residents and tourists were happy to find the State Highway department had widened and smoothed out the bumps from the road through town. ~~~u~~u~~~~~~~~~u~~~~~~~~~~~u~~u~~~~~~~~~~~u~~~~u~~~u~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~u~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~u~~~~~~~~~u~u~~~~~~~~~~ A section of the Shelton-Mason County Journal serving as the voice of Belfair, Allyn, Grapeview, Tahuya, Mason Lake, South Shore and North Shore. Post Office Box 587, Belfair, Washington 98528 Telephone CR 5-6680 LOU DONNELL ............................. Editor BARBARA NELSON .......... Advertising Representative Published by Shelton Publishing, Inc., Post Office Box 430, Shelton, Washington 98584; telephone 426-4412. Subscription: $5.00 per year in Mason County; $6.00 per A new auto parts store opened for business in Belfair last week with three members of the Belfair Pack Rats, a search and rescue group, as co-owners. Besides furnishing auto parts, for which they have the North Mason franchise for Mopar products, they will specialize in parts for 4-wheel drive vehicles. Each is owner of a Jeep which they have used or~ rescue missions and they know how hard it has been at times to find replacements for parts broken on trips over some of the local back roads. Ray Sage, Barry Snorer and Gene Triplett are the three to join the growing list of Belfair businessmen. All three are keeping their regular jobs for the time being, at least, and Sage's wife, Bev, will be on duty to run the store when one of the owners is not available. At present Sage is working graveyard shift at PSNS, Snover works dayshift at Bremerton Bottling and Triplett, also on dayshift, is employed by North Shore Service. With the new shop to be open six days a week, from 9 to 9, there will be lots of opportunity for the men to be on hand during their off-hours from their regular jobs. Emergency calls will be handled on Sundays. Boat trailer year elsewhere. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ANOTHER NEW BUSINESS in Belfair opened last week as three local men opened an auto parts store next to the Belfair PUD Building Owners of the new enterprise are Ray Sage Barry Snover and Gene Triplett Seen above are Ray Sage and his wife Bey who will work at the shop looking up some information in the large parts catalog while Triplett carries on some business on the phone ers uslness enterprise is the building next to Belfair PUD which was formerly occupied by Belfair Electric. Last week most of their business was from local service stations who were finding it convenient to let SS and T furnish parts needed for car repair jobs, but the three owners hope that they can serve individuals in the area, too, as they learn of the availability of their service. An open house is planned for the near future. Lee Lopriore--BUILDER WE HAVE BUILDING LOTS WE HAVE FINANCING, VARIABLE INTEREST NEW CONSTRUCTION -- REMODELING LICENSED INSURED BONDED CR 5-2021 NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS Next to PUD Building At Belfair 4 x 4 Parts and Accessories 9 to 9 Weekdays and Saturdays CR5-3133 CR5-2174 Sunday Emergencies News around Bald Point - Lynn Tally, eldest daughter of Dick and Mona Gebow, has been visiting her parents here at their summer home and with friends in Seattle. Lynn was married last fall and now resides in Atlanta, Georgia where her husband is employed by a local radio and T.V. station there. Hubby was unable to make the trip but thank goodness for week in Redo ditto the lira Reynolds, the latter having spent two weeks in the fun cityH Lillian Moyer is home after spending two weeks visiting relatives in England and Scotland. Thanks to the Alexanders of Maggie Lake for "Operation Deep Freez" when our ice cream machine flipped it's lid over the recent heat wave!!! o4 the reeertt hrtothe~ sto9 ~.e "t~.a&e mas a disappearance of the much lamented Chalet, it may be timely to mention the original Belfair (or Clifton) school which still stands at the beginning of the North Shore Road just east of the Union River. It was built sometime around 1900 and served as a two and lat er three-room school until 1937 when the Chalet was built and put into use. Mrs. George X-&ax~c,~ Xast "l"kx, ax~s&a-,j rto't h&~.t~ /k. Nnell, g'], ,~e~l-knomn delig~tivl ,&sit with the Re'~erend benefactor o[ the North 10tason ]ohn ttaugan in Missoula, School district. Mr. Snell died Montana. The Reverend HauganAugust I in Harrison Hospital in was a Belfair minister for seven years. Bremerton. He was born in Osceola, Missouri and moved to Belfair from Shelton in 1946. He was a retired electrician and was also employed by St. Alban's Girl Scout camp just south of Belfair as caretaker for several years. tA "National Water Safety In 1955 Mr. Snell donated ten "ma bell"!! (Alice) Pope was baptised in the Tes produced by the Americanacres of land, followed later by a Lynn was on hand when her old building in 1905 and taught Red Cross and featuring comic donation of 44 more acres, to the younger sister, Sue, returned from Accidents involve there sometime later. Alma California. Sue spent three weeks Sundstrom and Frances GladwinPat Paulsen and sports personality North Mason School district, Bud Wilkinson will be shown which gave the district a good at Whittier College in Whittier urea teenagers also taught there. August 12 on KCTS-TV, Channel start on its present 80-acre school whereworkshopShe there.Was a Jr. Counselor at a Three local teen-agers were The buildings, including a 9 Seattle, at 7 p.m. site housing the high school, K athy Oman, youngest involved in two separate accidents principal's cottage, were sold to The test, transmitted upper elementary school, gym, daughter of Carl and Pat Oman, is in North Shore August 7, with the Rudy Sundstrom by the School na tionall yb" the Public cafetorium, football field and home after visiting friends in El driver of one car receiving a deep District in 1939. Recently the ~ - Broadcast System, is a visualtenms courts. The tenms courts Paso, Texas. shoulder laceration, property was sold to Perry exam of the viewer's knowledge were named m his honor. Kathy found food in Denver Around 12:30 p.m. Mark McDonald who has been of action to take in water Mr. Snell had beenaresident rather expensive on the tripMcLean, 1?, of Allyn, with a remodeling the school building accidents of Allyn House for the past four down. When hunger pangs younger brother as passenger in into four apartments and it is dictated a sandwich she his car, entered North Shore Road looking very modern and trim. The half-hour program yea~. . .... on W presents Paulsen and a bevy of ~urv]vors mcmae two.s s. - responded to the tune of missing from Sand Hill Road and was The principal's cottage will be female comnanions in a numb-rEarl Snell of Tacoma ana Kooert her flight to E1 Paso, resulting in struck by a car driven by James given to the Historical Society if - ~ of water accident situations. Each I. Snell of Monterrey, Calif.; a an overnite stay there $$$! Then W. Fencl, 29, of Vancouver, they can move and use it or torn incident is followed by three daughter, Mrs. Louise M. Vail.oi to top it all off she got homesick Wash. who was headed west. down. So the original Belfair before her aH, otted stay in the According to McLean, who School still lives, though in a possible courses of corrective Tacoma; a stster, Mrs. Ethel "Yellow Rose ' state was up and received the shoulder cut, he had different form, and has become a action. The viewing audience then Bailey of Wichita, Kansas; four to be best great-grandchildren. home she flew! , stopped at the stop sign, looked functional ornament to the selects the response they believe gra n d children and five Karla, the Oman s eldest, left both ways, determined there was community. ;qiewers should have pencilPR M Sea-Tac a week ago Sunday no traffic, made a left turn onto The former Pat Beard, now morning for Evanston, Illinois. North Shore road when the other Mrs. Gary Aune of Imperial, and paper handy to score A MISSING California, with husband and two themselves on the test. An 8 foot light blue pram was Filmed at Cypress Gardens, reported missing from the Dupree Karla is attending a three week car came around the blind curve sons, Martin and Eric, aged five Florida, the test presents Paulsen summer home at Tiger Lake on workshop in 'Critical Thinking ' and hit him. sponsored bythe National CollegeThe second accident which and seven, is visiting her mother as the accident-prone bumblerAugust 2 according to a report occured in the evening, was Mrs. Jeanne Beard at the family who gets into all sorts of from the Belfair Sheriff s of Education at Northwestern caused when a car driven by farm during themonthofAugust. Univ. , David Reedy, 18, ofBelfair, failed Gary's parents are Mr. and Mrs. swimming and boating troubles, substation. Don t know which she was to negotiate a curve near Lynch Arthur Aune of Gorst. _ ~ X . . z I most excited about - the A hydroplane pit was ) BELFAIR BUILDERS SUPPLY ( workshop or her first journey on Cove and rolled over. When Reedy left the car on the roadway established on the Scott-Mattus a 747!! I must say the Omens and t phne t reprt the accident' beach at Pleasant Cve last week ~ ~ ~ /'/ Gebows must find Sea-Tac his car was struck by a car driven for Brian Hendry's wee familiar grounds by now! by Pamela Alien, 17, of Belfair. thunderboat. Young Hendry, 14, and his father, Bob Hendry, have k~ ~VA~CDkl[|01~ - ~.L~. Marg McSwain, now a resident just finished building a three-point, ~ \ \ / / of Danville, Calif., spent two UNDERAGE DRIVER 8-foot hydro. Young Hendry cut a ~ ~OPEN FOR INSPECTION / HOURS: ~) ,_,~ S~T~KaD2y3s0~SAT a - 2:30 Phone BROCHURES -- PRICES " y weeks at thefriendsMCSwainincabin. Now A fifteen-year-old girl, driving dazzling figure in a crash helmet I WEEKOA S visiting eastern ~ t.~ ~~. r~,~ % ~..3o- s:ao ~[ Washington she will return next a pickup truck, lost control and and flashy jacket. He hit 37 mph roiled over a bank in the Victor on the straightaways with an old week for another two-week stay on the canal. Hubby Ed is area Sunday night. The only expected up about the middle of injury she suffered was a this month for a few days of nosebleed. Her parents were fishing before driving the family contacted by the local Sheriff's back south, office and they came and picked Babe and Bud Gordon spent a her up. BELFAIR SERVICES SEPTIC TANKS -- DRAIN FIELDS TOP SOIL -- SAND GRAVEL -- FILL DIRT INSURED LICENSED FRANK DeMIERO CR 5-6155 Belfair, Wash. parts will also be handled. Location of the new business =" ~'D"m" 7 =T"~"7~T'~" ~b "~''=~e''' "=" l Rort Sh, e El ,ct 'on c:r NM library offers I TV Service-Color or B/W * HI-FI I story hour for tots i MARINE * A RCRAFT * 2-WAY RADIO ' ANTENNAS ,INTER COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS t children, ages three through S LICENSED kindergarten, is being held in the North Mason Library, located in the rear of Belfair TV, each ~ DAN BERISH CR S-66S4 Friday morning at 1 1 : 1 5 through i..,. ~ ~.. ~t the month of August. ~ ~ "~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ HORTH SHORE Custom Work Easy Lift Trailer Hitch Installed Electrical Repair Engine Overhaul Transmission repair, all kinds I Front End Alignment Radiator Repair Lubrication Tune-ups Portable Gas & Electric Welding Heliarc Welding I Mrs. Laura Boyle has been conducting the story hours since the program started in July, with Mrs. Sue Fulmer substituting the last two weeks while Mrs. Boyle took a vacation. BREAK-IN ATTEMPTED An attempted break-in of a summer cabin near Sunset Beach on South Shore was reported by owner Leland Pike of Bremerton to the local Sheriff's office on August 5. Putty had been removed from a rear window, a picnic table had been moved under another window which had been broken. (Formerly Wold's) 4 Miles from Belfair on South Shore Phone CR5-2784 OUR SPECIALTY BEEF By The Side Graded Good Steer Front Lb 1/4 Cut, Wrapped, quick Frozen We Have Cured Ham and Bacon b. Page 2 - Huckleberry Herald section of Shelton-Mason County Journal - August 12, 1971 ]/e Mile West Belfair State Park 92--Day or "m"I t 24 Hour Towing--Call CR 5-21 Nite souped-up 10 hp outboard. He's already talking about a bigger boat when he gets the wrinkles ironed out of this one. The North Shore Homemakers Club met for the month of August at the home of Olive Griffith near Millwood where they spent the day playing pinochle as a relief from the unrelenting duties of homemaking. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McKaig of Pleasant Cove spent four days last week cruising in Canadian waters with friends. Son Robert caught his first salmon. Earlier, without children, the McKaigs spent six days sailing in the San Juans. Back in 1908 Ada Lincoln Miller, alone and single-handed, developed a homestead near Bison, South Dakota. This summer she attended an annual celebration of pioneer days in the community. It was there that she was later married and there where her husband died in the terrible "flu epidemic of 1918." Mrs, Miller's six-week trip took her to Spokane, Big Timber, Montana, and finally to her former home, which she still owns, in Decorub, Iowa, where she visited her cousin. SCARE ON NORTH SHORE A carload of teenagers went through a frightening experience on North Shore around noon August 2 when another car I tailgated them off and on, accelerating and then dropping back, until finally, the driver must have misjudged the distance and the car struck the car ahead in the rear. It then took off before the driver could be apprehended. The teenagers' vehicle was damaged to the extent of $100 in the trunk area. Z itk Color/B & W TV-Rodies-Hi.R's CHANNEL MASTER ANTENNAS SERVICE ON ALL MAKES Have Tubes - Will Travel CR 5-6244 HOURS: 10 - 6:30 DALLY -" SAT. ONLY: !0 - 1:30 Clearing Earth Moving /load Building GRAVEL--SAND--ROCK FREE ESTIMATES Days CR 5-2837 LOCAL CONTRACTOR Eves. CR 5-2152 CR 5-2235 Shop Belfair And Save TRU-TEST PAINTS Plumbing and Electrical Supplies We Cut and Thread Pipe " to 2". Fresh and Salt Water Fishing Tackle. Hunting and Fishing Licenses Sold Here. ERNIE & HAROLD ARIES CR 5-2031 8:30 -- 6:00 August 12, 1971 Huckleberry Herald section of Shelton Mason County Journal Page 7