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August 19, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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August 19, 1971

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i clis The Washington State Patrol receives many complaints about the noise and speeds of "These laws were enacted to protect all drivers," said Furseth. "Speeding beyond the legal limits, for example, can be dangerous," he stated. On file at the State Patrol .............. motorcycles - especially during the summer time. i This summer is no exception. ~ ~ Letters and telephone calls are Headquarters in Olympia are the said. received frequently at many of re c o r ds o f h u n d re ds o f The Patrol Chief feels that i the Patrol offices throughout the motorcycle accidents, many ofparents of teen-agers who have ....... State to the effect that which include serious injuries and motorcycles should make it a The use of helmets, according to Chief Furseth, can be an important factor to the safety of a rider if he becomes involved in an accident. Helmets can and do prevent serious head injuries, he motorcyclists are speeding up and deaths. In nearly every accident, down the street, or that a group according to Chief Furseth, there of motorcyclists are making a lot was evidence of improper driving of noise, etc. on someone's part. Chief 0. C. Furseth of the Motorcyclists are required by State Patrol wishes to call to the law to wear protective hehnets attention of all motorcyclists the whenever riding their vehicles, yet fact that they must obey the oftentimes some riders are traffic laws. observed without wearing theirs. point to see that their children are safe riders. If they are frequently driving above the speed limits in a careless or a reckless manner, the chances of their becoming involved in an accident become very great, according to Chief Furseth. During 1971, there was a total of 17,077 motorcycle accidents in the State of Washington, a 43 per cent increase over the previous year. Of these accidents, many serious injuries were incurred - 44 lost their lives. One out of every 40 accidents that took place was fatal. Seventy per cent of all motorcycle "accidents involved persons between the ages of 15 and 24. Chief Furseth did, however, pay tribute to most of the motorcycle riders. "The majority of those who ride motorcycles," Furseth said, "have exhibited the maturity and responsibility necessary for safe operation of their vehicles. Owners AI and Debbie Browning thank you for your continued business in the best way we know how by giving you a which participated in events in Spokane recently. On the right is their coachTHESEBob Ledbetter. SIX BOYS were members of the Exceptional, Foresters track team ~'~ I li i= iD Ig I I / / **** .k T, PI ,, l,am ac ,s ** ON ANYTHING THE S' ** Foresters Olympics in Spoka~e July 30 and Bill McFadzenandMarvinLesure. Lesure also participated in the ~ CATALOG OR MAILERI t Won - - - Members of the team were standing long jump • afourth 31. Members of the team are - " * EXAMPLES ate esented w~th medalhonsw~th • Special Bobby Kimbel, Steve Ledberrer,pr " " " .' " ribbonsfortheirplacing. ,, -" ' .*. • Ch ** Bob Ledbetter, coach of the 23 Cu. Ft e: t Freezer.. team, said this was a high "~ ~ ~- L_ I -x- ~--x r- • I achievement for the group since ~ I . tort fair IS the contest was "open", which ;1 I ~°~;tsU%ta~e8?5 ejab;~[°t°°~'agzheaTay°are'2g~gl~ Regularly $249.95 ~,~ ~˘'~1 IP'J / • I meant there was no age or level of ~(.2~ 1-~ | small packages. Counter-balanced lid stays open "'Id OI ˘'1˘1 1 IV handicap limitation. :j® i ~ until you close it. Handy defrost drain saves time and lots of effort. Power-on light goes out when "~"~'~ " "l Individual placingsby the v I the freezer isn't getting any power. Has a members of the protectmve lock with 2 keys. Adjustable cold Sale Price $199.88 Exceptional control lets you fast-freeze fop0. White only No. growing seascapes and people. Youthful Foresters team included Gary 8941. and crafts,spectators at the 11 a.m. to5Farmer, fourth place in the SPECIAL DISCOUNT $ 188 Fair, has p.m. event at the Key Peninsula softball throw; Steve Ledbetter, variety of Civic Center will have an fifth in the standing long jump; Call ** PRICE "X" na Western opportunity to "make and takeMarvin LeSure, fifth in the 300 I~ .~ ~,,~ eonarnunity, it" at a booth featuring bothyard dash;Bill McFadzen sixth in !~ II wne from aseasily washable tempera painting the 50-yard dash; Bobby'Kimbel, • m "~ ~JUstth't Angeles' and salt clay m°delingmunityandafrOmn:tileon JerryWill AlSObeThrelkeld,nationally_exhibitedOfferingof Issaquah.participati°np°tterHe fifth in the 50-yard dash. Marvin~~Ai. 4' 6"2646 Cu. Ft. Uprigh F be reached will throw pots on his wheel and "X" Keeps 735 Ibs. of food at your fingertips. ,.,, , , ,~ ..... 'ay 16 and offer spectators the opportunity Adjustable cold control lets you fast-freeze to lock l-iegularly ll)ZO'-d I~D -~ :ly. Or it is to glaze them. Once glazed, the ::~: