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Percy M Pio 6017 S.E. 86th Ave Portland, Ore pson Announces s21 Million Expansion Program 34 22, 1963 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Shelton. Washington, under Act of March 8. 1879. Published weekly at 227 West Cots- Published in "Christmastown, U.S.A.", Shelton, Washingto. bits Arriving Mason County Fair The new Mason County Fair EKING SALMONA special feature of the Mason =is Year will be a salmon barbecue 6-8 p.m. Friday Georgia Miller, left, giving the fish her special be Mrs. Jean Plant, right. The barbecue County 4-H Leader&apos;s Council to raise funds :h < . , County Fair Program FRI DAY, AUGUjT'2"/r ..... ........................................... ............... Presentation of the Flag (Veteran's of Foreign Wars Salmon Barbecue IPrepared by Georgia Miller) Square Dance Demonstration Limbo Contest (any age) Old-Fashioned Music SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 .Calf Riding Beef Barbecue Barbecued by Shclton Valley Grange) Horse ShowGymkana Calf Auction Specialty Act 4-H Dress Revue & Style Show Music SUNDAY, AUGUST 25 ............................................................ Pig Scramble ................. Motorcycle Scrambles Nail Driving Contest (prizes) Games for Kids (prizes) Bicycle Obstacle Race Grounds at the Shelton Airport are a busy place these days. Ex- hibits in the 4-H and open divi- sions began arriving at the fair gronnds Wednesday and will con- tinue throughout today in prep- aration for the official opening of the event Friday. 4-H home economics exhibits ar- rived at the fairgrounds Wednes- day and will be judged today. Ag- riculture and livestock exhibits arrive today and will be judged Friday. All entries will remain in place until the closing of the fair at 8 p.m Sunday. IN TIlE OPEN class entries. which includes all except 4-H en- tries, all must be in by 7 p.m. Thursday except those in the flow- er department, which must be in between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. today and will be judged, starting at 2 p.m. In addition to the usual fair entries of livestock, field crops, garden produce, home economics, flowers and handicraft exhibits which will be on display to be viewed by visitors, programs of bars and faro- picnic Isabella are to late. There and pop At Camp at Panhan- With Grange throughout The 130 Part in the m the state so and will Friday. 10 Cents per Copy 18 Pages 3 Sections Construction Worker Has Garbage Dump Road Work Set The Shelton City Commission was informed by City Engineer Pat Byrne when it met Tuesday that the county was going to put light bituminous surfacing on the road to the garbage dump, and, that arrangements had been made to have two blocks of the road in the city treated also. The commission accepted the resignation of A. S. Vigor from the library, board. In a letter to the comnussion, Vigor said be- entertainment have been planned for each night Friday night, the program will lead off with the presentation of a flag to the fair by the Veterans of Foreign Wars at 7:30 pm. with a square dance demonstration, a limbo con test and an old fashioned music program planned to start at 7:45 pm. ON TE[E PROGRAM for Sun- day is a calf riding contest at 1 p.m.; a horse show and calf auc- Narrow Escape Charles Helm. 43. a Seattle con- struction worker, is recovering in Shelton General Hospital this week after a clr>se brush with death which left him with multiple frac- tures, chest injuries and many abrasions. Helm was catapmped into the Dosewallips river around noon last Friday when rip-rap on which he was standing suddenly gave way. In the ensuing fall he suffered a broken left leg, several broken ribs. and wound up in four feet of water with a heavy rock on his chest pinning him on the bottom. HE WAS IN THiS precarious position for about two minutes be- fore two co-workers on a bridge project managed to release him and save him from drowning. He was rushed to Shelton hospital where he is reported in satisfact- ory condition. Helm was working as a carpen- ter installing a walk on a bridge spanning the Dosewallips. He was employed by the Linde Construc- tion Company of Seattle, and was living in Brinnon while working on the project. Corrections Center To Be Surrounded By Three Fences JUST GETTING STARTED on the first of three tween the two Cyclones will be an electronic main security fences are workmen at the Wash- proximity fence which will send out alarm signals ington Corrections Center near Shelton. This Cy- to the guard towers and control building when clone fence, under contract to the Cyclone Fence a body mass gets a certain short distance from it, division of United States Steel, is one of wo 12- That is the control building in the background. foot high Cyclone constructions to be bulit. Be- By DENNY HINTON Three fences to surround the Washington Corrections Center northwest of Shelton may pose a mighty big and dangerous obsta- cle for a freedom-seeking o i" ad- venturesome inmate of the same if he should try by that route. Terri Hi&am Wins Final The first 0f the three main se- curity fences, a Cyclone safeguard structure, is under construction Who's Who pot , pre00enuy, first and third fen- ,. ces are to be furnished and in- stalled by the Cyclone Fence dirt- lion at 2 p.m. and a program of =sion of United States Steel. The specialty acts, the 4-H dress re- Shclton high school student Ter: i middle one. an electronic proximity vue and style shove, and music ]i HicKam, (munter of Mr. anu I startin 7:aerial : ' .m. Mrs. John Hickam, John's Prairie, J The SundaY-af'ternoon program has a little extra money re}" School ] will include a pig scramble at clothes werri leanea out every I 1 p.m. and a motorcycle scramble, last dollar, $64 m au item net nail driving contest, games and a Journal's Who's Who Contest. Fl'|d I _.._ay I bicycle obstacle race scheduled to jackpot as the contest ended Mon- ' si.{'t at 2 p,.' ..... . ........ { i'g, " ...... Good eating is on the program / But we had to draw twice be- also with a salmon barbecue, with } a building permit'to W. A. Norris{ or to show cause why it should] not under an order signed in Ma-I Mrs Georgia Miller of the Sko- komish Valley doing" the barbe- cuing, slated for 6-8 p.m. Friday. Saturday will see a beef barbecue served "by the Shelton Valley Grange from 1-6 p.m IN ADDITION to caring for their exhibits. 4-H members will participate in several judging con- tcsts during the three days of the fair. The clothing judging contest is set for 10-11 a.m. Friday. Junior and senim" foods judging will be from 11 a.m. to noon Friday. The home improvement judg- ing contest will be 9-10 a.m. Fri- day. Garden judging is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday. Times and places for the poul- try, rabbit, home grounds beauti- fication and electricity judging contests will be posted at the fair grounds. The fair is at its new grounds at the Shelton Airport for the first time this year. The entrance to the fairgrounds is on Highway 101 between the city limits and, . IN ELLIE N10,LSON the Aizort. County road depart-[  "  ment equipment completed tiffs[ - , road fore we could come u with a final x eek improving the entrance . P ' " t tho ,,,,.,,,ma,, }jackpot winner. The first name ...... " ........ _ __ [drawn was that of Susan Wyatt, . .. == . . [ 1018 Cota, but she added an extra Juveniles Mremeu l oh, e, so we dipped into the barrel ..... t again and came llp with Terri's ell- In Theft Probe 'try Four juveniles have been arrest- TERRI correctly identified mys- ed h connection with the break- tery guest Nellie Nelson with all in at Mr. View School a few weeks 12 clues for the jackpot of script. ago, Police Chief Paul Hinton said money. this week. Including Terri's $64, a total of $442 was won by Who's Vv'ho en- trants during the 13-week contest. Mrs. Jack Fros dominated all the winnings for the contest when she identified Max Schmidt. Jr for the largest pot of $184 after a six-week drought without a win- ner. Youngest money-winner was (Continued on Page 3) 'canse of business 'Mterests, it [ would be impossible for him to[ continue to smwe on the board. The commission instructed Byrne to proceed with spccifica-  others to be questioned before the tions for a new pick-up for the I leads opened up by the arrests are water department, all investigated He said the arrest of the four had also cleared up several other burglaries in the city in past months and had led to question- I e] ouths ing of a number of o:h } .. Hinton said there are several fence, is under contract to the Pauley Jailbuilding Co, St. Louis, Me. WHEN COMPLETED the fences will encompase 90 to 100 acres of the 400-acre Correction site. said Lyle Lloyd, assistant project man- ager for Mutual Valle Construction Co.. but will enclose all buildings and areas where prisoners will be allowed. The two 12-foot high Cyclone fences will be 24 feet apart with the seven-foot electronic proximity fence located in the middle, Lloyd explained. In County Set Plans For Opening Days Jr.-& High Registration Set Building Permit Suit To ComeUplnourt The Mason County Commission was given until Friday to issue Gig 14 Months, Accident Victim Renee Nadine Dahman. 14 months old, was killed in an acci- dent at Kanfilche Point last Wed- nesday when a pickup driven by her grandiather, Ernest A. Dab- man, ran over her. Dahman told officers he thought the children were clear of the ve- sicle when he got in to start it. As he prepared to back out, the vehicle rolled forward a short dis- tance, and over Renee, wllo had gotten around in front. Funeral smwiccs were held at 9 a.m. Saturday, in Batstone Fun- eral Home for Rcnee, who was born June 3, 1962 at Port Angeles. Church of the Latter Day Saints was in charge of the service. In- terment was in Shelton Memorial Park. Surviving are thc parents, Mr. md Mrs. Donald A. Dahman and hrothcr, Dean Anthony, Port An- Kales; maternal randparents Mr. and Mrs. Ray Williams. Port An- geles; paternal gl'andparcnts, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dahman. Quil- cone; great grandparents. Mr. and Mrs H. I. Clay, Shelton and Mrs. Loner Kemp, Manchester, %VaslL Rosellini, Jackson To Speak Here son County Superior Court by Judge Raymond Clifford last week. The commission, through Pros- ecuting Attorney Byron McClana- hen has filed .an answer to the court action Tuesday, a trial date will be set when the issue comes up in court Friday. TIlE COMMISSIONERS voted Aug. 12 to deny the building per- mit to Norris for a building for tim sale and storage of used auto parts. Norris applied for the per- mit last month, but, action was delayed by the commission while they studied the matter when pro- tests from the area, at the inter- section of Mill Creek Road and Highway 101, were voiced to the commission. In seeking a writ of mandate to force the commission to issue the building permit Jolm Ragen, at- torney for Norris, sad the com- mission's action was arbitrary and capricious and that the commismon had no power to deny the permit without a county zoning ordinance. He said Norris already had a permit to operate a wrecking yard at that location from the'stifle. Excavation Turns Up Apparently Long-Buried Log Washington Corrections Center workmen may have stumbled onto a log which dates back to the days of the great Vashon Glacier which flowed over this region about 10,000 years ago. Ted Knudson. general manager of Mutual Valle Construction Co, said that workmen came upon the log in question while excarating by the new sewage treatment plant recently. TtIE REASON thc log aroused any attention at all was because of its location in the earth, Knutson said. He said that the log, approx- imately 50 feet long and one foot tliroughl Was found right in the middle of "hard pan" soil some 14 to 18 feet below the surface of the earth Showing a anlplc of the log, Knudson said lie didn't think he had ever seen or felt any wood like it. If the log is of the glacier age o there apparently x .ren't cnough mineral deposits in the soil to pet- rify the wood. It has remained in its apparcnt natural state. UNITE|) STATES Geological Survey technicians in Seattle have been notified of the find. If the information on the wood relayed to them has any possibilities of being of the Vashon Glacier age, a radio carbon analysis could be taken on it to determine more positive data on the Vashon Gla- cier phenomenon Now we will have to wait for word from thc geological technici- /tlll$. 0ols chzst- Mary e first to open Open the first SChool district for students element- school P.m. Aug. for tt same tdcrgarten No- enter and first, grade Y that date. and sen- Will be at beLwecn Aug. 27 28. g alld work- new school Sept. 4 for With a full Ilot lua- chcs will be served the first day. Busses will travel about the same routes as last year and at about the same time. Four new teachers in the junior and senior high schools and one in the elementary schools will join thc district this ycar. New high school and juni,u- high teachers are Richard Strain, jun- ior high scicnce and math; Donald Magnus, science: Fredrick Gruber, math and Donald"Nelson. nmsic. TIlE NEW EI,EMENTARY tea- chcr is Miss Georgia ,Iohnson. who will teach in the sixth grade in the Bclfair elementary school Timrc are two vacancies, bnlh for sccond grade leachers in the Belfair elemcutary school. Returning teachers in the dist- rict inchlde Robert K Johnsen. superintendent; Richard Nurrcll, gdministrative assistant and ele- mentary principal; Robert Larson, higb school principal; JUNIOR AND SENIOR high schools: Mrs. Laura Allen, junior high English and social studies; Mrs. Gay Torn'ell, jmior high 'lz- lish and social studies; Mrs, Mary- anne Raines. girls physical educa- tion: Nill Hawkins. English and counceling; Kcith Lamb. lanmg- as; Mrs. Inn Dagnie, home econo- mies; Petc Merrill, social studies; Herlnan Nelson, conllnercial; C]ar- once Hcdstrom, boys pllysicaa ed- ucation: Mrs. Etui/v Spooner, lib- rary, and Jerry Berringcr. indust- rial arts. Belfair eletncntary: Mrs. Marg- aret Paschke and Mrs. Beatrice Pruski, first grade; Mrs'. Carole Bensen and Mrs. Cora Kelly, third grade: William Vctters and Mrs. Avis Whitficld, fourth grade; Mrs. Jayne ttoward and Mrs. Verna Marsh, /ifth grade: Art Chlidi, sixth grade; and Mrs. Nellie Castle- nlan. remedial. Allyn Elementary: Mrs Mary Wing, grades 1-3 and Mrs. Gyn- eth Auseth. grades 4-6. HOOD CANAL SCHOOl. dist- rict 404 will start the new school year with a half-day session Sept. 3 for student registration and tea- cher orientation. (Cuatiuuud uu iJaL;u ) Shclton junior and senior lfigh schools will be open for rcgistra- lion and payment of fees today (Thursday) and Friday from 1-4 pan. and 7-9 p.m., Principals C. Bruce Schwarck aud George Her- tiles announced this week. Fees include the optional assoc- iated studcut body ticket for $2, school iuslu'ancc $3.75; football in- surance $5, lockcr fee 50c, Girls' Athletic Assn. 50c optional, book deposit $2. for students entering junior high for the first time. and $10 driver-training class fee lor those taking the course. Her- rues said there are still openings for the driving course. Gym lockers and towel fees may be paid at the high school office I durhzg the huuz' liuLed, Gov. Albert D. loscllini and Sen. Hcnry M. Jackson will be . guest speakers at a Jefferson- Jackson Day Dinner in the Mem- orial Hall Sept, 4. Rap. Julia Butler Hansen has also been invited, dinner chair- nlan Roy Ritncr said. but, confir- mation of her attendance h,'Ls not been received. COMMITTEES NAMED by kit- net include Jolm Sells and Wayne Burnclt, tickets: Harry Ehnlund, building; Carmen Sarkowitz and Lorraine Karvarnck. out-of-toml invitations: Thehna Knecland. de- corations; Mary Smith, entertain- mcnt; Phyllis Ritner. publicity; Fearl Bcrgeson and Gwcn Sutll- erland, cashiers: Fred Williams and Hetcn Morrow, food; Harry Colcs. Iefreshnlcnts. and AI Bar- nes. building preparation Tickets to the dinner, which are $5 eaelL can be purchased from Democratic precinct committee- men or memlaers of the Demom'at Chlb. The ]lason County Democrat Central Committee will meet at 8 p.m Aug. 22 in the court room at the court house to make final plans for the dinner. All precinct committeemen a-e alccd Lo at- Lend. SEATTLE (Special) -- Simpson Timber Company will announce Thursday it has completed ar- rangements to invest $21 million m the expansion and modeYniza- lion of its wood products plants in Arashington, Oregon and Calif- ornia. ACCORDING to President C. H. Bacon, Jr. this largest investment in the history of the Company will result in $10 million being spent on new construction this year. Another $11 million is to be invested in lumber plywood chem- ical and woodfiber produeUon within three years. Major expenditures for 1963 are in lumber and veneer installations at Shelton. with additional ply- wood and veneer improvements scheduled for Albany, Lyons and Idanha. Orc, and Eureka and Kla- math, Calif. ALL-WOOD BUILDINGS under construction in Shelton will f()l one of the largest forest products installations il the U.S. One plant alone--designed for veneer pro- duction -.stretches a quarter of a mile and covers five and a half acres. Extensive enlargement of dry hnnber manufacturing facilit- ies will increase Simpson kiln ca- pacity beyond 91 million bd. ft, annu;illy at Shelton. Bacon said the Company's em- phasis on modernized production will result in closing its Portland Plyiock plywood plant on Aug. 31. This oldest plywood plant in the industry was built in 1905 and has been operated by Simpson since 1956. The closure will affect 340 employees, of whom a number are eligible for Simpson retiremen pensions. Belfairite ,Dies In The first Cyclone job. called a{   _ safeguard, contains no barbed wire i A"dPnI'N'I, on top, but "is made out of real nlz1m1mlllm heavy stuff" said Marvin Beck, Dale C. Lincoln, 27 Belfair, Cyclone foreman He commented'  lwas killed Monday while loading that each 50-foot roll of wire to be used on this fence weighs ap- gravel at a pit near the North ]proximately 760 pounds. He said Shore Road. that the inside fence will be about 8.590 feet long. THE OUTSIDE Cyclone, called an invincible, will be a different story concerning the use of barbed wire. Six strands of barbed wire will be strung on the victory arms whidh will adorn the top of the lenee. But that's not all. Between the two victory arms will be rol- led barbed wire called a concer- tina. Sandwfched betxeen the two Cyclones will be the electric prox- imity. IL is-not<the type thai'would electrocute a person, but rather would send warming signals to the control building and galard towers when "a body mass gets so close to the fence". Ted Knudson. gen- eral manager for Mutual Valle, said The control building is located on one end of the fence. Officers said he was loading gra- vel with a crawler loader when a tree on a bank about 20 feet above him fell knocking him off the tractor After he fell. the tractor ran over him, rushing him. The accident occured about 3;45 p.m. Monday. Funeral services for Mr. Lin- coln will be at 2:30 p.m. today in the Belfair Community Church with key. Milton Gire officiating. Burial will be in the Haven of Rest Cemetery, ig Harbin.. Mr. Lincoln was born Oct. 5,  1936, in Rochester, Me. He lad been a resident of the area for the past 20 years Survivors include his wife, Glo- ria: four children, Mark, Timothy, Marie and Amy, all of Belfair; his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Seth E. Lincoln Belfair; two brothers, Ted "IN CONJUNCTION with the and Earl, Belfair: two sisters. Mrs. lance there are seven guard tow-- Schauer, Belfair and Ivlrs. Liltie [Continue.d on Page '2 Ferguson Shelton. County Agent C. Peck Transferred ToSpokane i K,:, COUNTY AGENT CHANGECharles K. Peck, standing, Mason Count), Agent the past five years, points out something about the office to Harold Van DeRiet, seated, who will succeed him Oct. 1. Peck will go .to Spokane where he wil be in charge of the rv,- sources devclopmcnt program in a threc-county area. Cllarlcs K. Peek, ]'[asou County Van Det{cit will come here from Extension Agent for the past five Kitsap C(nmty whcre hc has beau years, will leave Oct 1 for Spo-Ia n extension agent for the past kanc where he willbe in charge, year. of the Resources Development pro- He is . naLive of Kansas and gram in a threc-coilnty area, iL was announced this week. Suceecding Peck as I/xtensiou Agent herc will be Haroht Van DeReit. who will come here from Kitsap Cbunty. Peck will be in charge of the Extension Ser,ice's Resources De- velopnlent program in Stevens, Pond Oreille and part of Ferry Counties. The program in which he will he working is an expansion of a pilot resources development pro- gram taz'Ld iaa teveam Cotmty. has a baetlclor's degree from Mich- igan and a M'asLcr s Degree from Washington State University. Ife has been in Washington abm'it :at, years. Van DeReit is married and the feather of two daughters, 10 and ..ix. The family will move to Shel- ion i)ef0re the sta.t of the school veal'. He will start work here Sept. 16 and will work with Peek until Oct. 1 to get acquainted with tle OUILty.