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Page Four SHELiOOMASON COUNTY JOURNAL Published every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon Member of “'ashington Newspaper Publisher'sv Association and National Editorial Association, Entered as second-class mailer at the postot‘t‘ice at Shelton, Washington Subscription Rates: BY MAIL: in Mason County (outside of Shelton city mail carrier districts) i 82 per year; 6 months. $1.23; 3 months, 7.30. FUN-19,11 $3.50 per year: Postal I regulations forbid residents of Shelton served by City mail carrier Iron. receiving their Journal by mail. BY JOURNAL CARRIER: in Shelton, 25¢ per month (collected by carrier) 401‘ $2.50 per year in advance. l I .i. EBER ANGLE ‘ l GRANT C. ANGLE Editor Manager SHELTON DOES ITS BIT FOR THE ARMY Shelton has been doing its best to entertain and care for the soldier boys who have had a brief respite from their duties and a little time to kill around town and the facilities of its schools now in vacation have been turned over to the boys who have enjoyed shower baths after a few days dodging around the roads and in the brush. , The city’s water mains have been in good“ use for the army is particular about the water and foods and the average small city is lacking in water and bath facilities when it comes to an army passing by; the officers and men have ap-l preciated this service, as well as what the ladies! are doing to furnish reading, rest and writing fa-1 cilities. While the maneuvers of the army with its multitude of trucks and equipment have taxedI the highways and county roads as well as the city] services, coming without advance notice or anyl idea of its magnitude, the period of congested traffic has been without accident or annoyance; Shelton agrees that the'army boys are a fine bunch of men and will be glad to have them come this way again, in practice but not the real thing, I 6 APPEAL TO OUR BETTER NATURE The showing of fruit, flower and domestic art at the school gym lastwweekend failed to receive the interest and attendance that it merited be- cause of the great variety of showing and the proof that in quality Mason County has muchtoi be proud of, and those who devote their time to the better and brighter things of life deserve bet- ter reward. In many communities the old-time fair is com- ing back in a’ small way, and not intended to com- pete with the big Western Washington Fair, but its best purpose is to create new ideas and newl things for their own satisfaction, and to prove that Mason County‘ can do all this for the benefit of newcomers. The Garden Club, 4-H Clubs and community Granges all deserve credit for their efforts as in- dividuals to present the community‘in its best light, whether in product of the soil or of wo- men’s handiwork; for whatever the worries or distractions from the better things at least every- body appreciates living among surroundings that appeal to our better nature. PEOPLE DENIED “ABUNDANT LIFE” The government which has encouraged in-l stallment buying until a great system has grown' up reaching probably fifty per cent of all heavy goods purchasing of today, now clamps down on this “American plan’} with severe restrictions af-l ter September first. It is not easy to see the advantage, although. it will be agreed that the dollar-down, dollar-a- week system has gotten many people in deep water, but at least it has made possible the “more abundant life” to a great body of people who oth- erwise must go Without“ many privilegs. This would put a severe and more or less needless “crimp” on business and employment and installment buyers who as a class depend on wag- es and moderate income; who are small if any in- come taxpayers, and whose savings are not likely to swell bonds and savings stamps sales. But if business in the so-cal ed luxury class, such as automobiles, refrigeratOrs and other household conveniences, radiOs, heating units, household goods and the like, and even home'- building, must demand more down with 18 months limit, it will be seen that new hardships will be put upon the people and on business along with higher taxes on everybody; all designed ti “put‘the fear” in the people while no such eco nomies are practiced in any branch of the gov ernment. All of which doesn’t make sense 0} build American confidence. BEWILDERING FIGURES Speaking of figures—and who isn’t these days?—it is seen that unemployment compen- satiOn taxes collected since the law became ef- fective February 1, 1936, through June 30, 1941, ran to a total of over three and one-half billion dollars. Of that staggering sum, a little more than one and one—half billions were paid in bene- fits. The rest of the total went to excess levies, or something, thereby leaving the taxpayer to W0nder.—Bremerton Searchlight. Marine Recruiters S. Marine Corps or the'Mar~ . ine Corps Reserve. Applicants Olympia This Thursday for the reserve may en’l’lst for v— the “duration of the National A Marine COI'PS Rem'Uitmg P31“ Emergency.” For further in— ty from S93t§19 Will be at the formation contact the recruit- Post Office Building. Olympia, ing party at the Olympia Post Washington, on Thursday, Aug- Office on Thursday, August 28’ “St 23: 1941: from 9100 a- ml to 1941, or ask the Postmaster for 12130 P- m: to ifiterVieW you’ll-3‘ free descriptive literature. men age It to Tm who 'may lull interested in an «unethical. in the Journal WOMAGa—Phone 100 SHELTON-MASON COUNTY J OURNAI] Cyclihg-Tath—y—a- . Youths In Jaunt Around Olympics By Mrs. V. L. Knowlton Tahuya, Aug. 26.-wJohnny and! Donald Huson with Milton Ames,. returncd’safely from their bicycle trip around the loop. 1‘ Elmer K. Ollis spept the week- end with relatives in Seattle. Mrs. Bernice Grout and her daughter. Peggy, of Shelton spent} last Friday at the Knowlton ranch. The few chilly days did not in: terfcre with the swimming in- structions being conducted by. Walter Spinharncy of Shelton, at Sebring‘s point. The climax will be celebrated on Sunday, the 3lst with a picnic dinner and water sports. The Tahuya Community, Club is sponsoring the class and will provide prizes for the races, etc. A moving picture will be taken of the sports. Bring your eats and join us. An encouraging amount of in— terest was shown during the spe- cial election for an additional five mill school levy. This levy is ab- solutely necessary for the func— tioning of the grade school, and with nine or ten high school stu-: dents going from this district, the board feels it a duty to aid in their transportation. 32 votes were cast. 32 for and none against. ~ I Austin Sebringi took his mo-g ther and nephew, Walter, to- Mount Vernon for the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bitters of! Tacoma were weekend guests of the Gordon Stolze family. Mr. and Mrs. L. Carpenter and son, Bob, were recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. Larson at their canal hom . Mrs. He en Cole has been en- gaged to drive the grade school bus for the coming term. Harvey Rendsland has finish- ed the large fill at what used toi be “The point of timber” before the logging camps move in. Christine Ahl. Helen Mitchell and Effie Knowlton were the Past Matrons from this side of the canal to attend/the luncheon last Wednesday at Beacon Point. Bunny Mitchell and daughter, Deyetta Kindred and little Billy Kindred spent Tuesday with old friends and neighbors here. They both have their present residence! in Bremerton. Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Shearer of Corvallis, Oregon, were back to look over the old stamping grounds after an absence of more; than thirty years. They once owned the Knowlton ranch. Harvey Rendsland and Vern e Knowlton attended the funeral services for J. Helmar Rolie in‘ Seattle last Wednesday. I The Army and Navy both at-l tacked our shores last week, but we are in the dark as to the out-i I come. The Army is probably wandering around on the hill be- tween here and Dewatto in the maze of unmarked roads' that can keep even an old—timer guess- ing. A local girl won the door prize at the last dance which drew a huge crowd of the eating variety. The food, of which there seemedl a great plenty, failed to hold out. i The next dance will be on thel 30th of this month with plenty of cats. The money earned from these dances always goes for a good cause. NO Excuse For Unemployment At This Seasonl There is no need for anyone to be out of employment at this time, according to Alice Helenius, Man- ager of the local State Employ. ment Office. Jobs are plentiful, she says and Wages and workingi conditions are very good in pram-l tically all cases. A representative of the Olympia office can be con- tacted each Tuesday at the Court- house in Shelton. The following jobs are open at the present time. Hop pickers are urgently need- ed! Most of the yards have a heavy crop this year and are pay- ing better wages than they have for some time. Most of the grow— ers furnish cabins and in some instances food supplies can be purchased on the premises. Per- sons interested in picking should contact the Employment Office immediately. , A young lady about 25 years of age who can drive a car and who has had experience in caring forl children pan be placed in a very' fine home as governess. TheI wages are $40 per month includ- ‘iig room and board. Kindergar— .en experience would be desirable ‘iut is not a definite requirementi Mrs. Helenius states that there ire a large number of other finel )penings including—Hop pickers . . . a sash and door maker, an iutomobile body repairman . . . in occupational interviewer . . .l 1 Washing machine operator in a commercial laundry . . . pulp yood cutters . . . salesmen . . ,. housekeepers . . . farmhands . . . a. stenographer . . . a cook . . . 3. dairy hand . . . as well as struc- tural steel and iron foundry work- ers. The local office of the Washing- ton State Employment Service is' 'ocated at 522 Capitol Way. Their telephone is 7779. Mrs. Helenius urges every person interested in employment to register at the ' nearest office. Clyde Deegan Here To Try Fishing Luck ,Clyde Deegan of Los Angeles, arrived in Shelton Friday for a visit with his mother. Mrs. F. C. Willey, and incidentally to com- pare notes with Bill Baumgart- ner, Lee Pauley, Dick Karnes, Bub ' Fortnum. and other deciples of? Isaac Walton regarding the big ones that got aivayn liar ameras Vis Heavy raids on German bases have been staged by the RAF, using huge Americambuilt “Flying For- Here one of the ships makes a graceful landing in England after an aerial Shot down by a Lockheed-Hudson plane of the British Coastal Command, a Ger- man Fccke Wulf Kurier sinks into the sea (bottom left photo). Soviet soldiers await advance Nazi troops, while in the background a Soviet land mine is exploded (bottom right photo). ODAY DUCESEASON—STARTS , OCTOBER 16; OTHER SEASONS tresses” (top photo). attack on Brest. English vessel. Washington, Aug. 21.A—1941 rules for hunting migratory game‘ birds, including 60—day duck sea— sons throughout the country and a daily bag limit of 10 ducks,| were announced today. Changes in the rules removed! canvasbacks and ruddy ducks, from the species that are limited to three in the daily bag; legal- ized in 15 states the possession of one wood duck; and prohibited the use of cattle, horses or mules as blinds. Other new rules closed the sea- son on VVilson’s snipes (jack< snipes); reduced the. mourning dove season to a maximum of 4‘ll days; increased the blue-goose bag limit to a six day if no other geese are taken; closed the sea- son on snow goose in Idaho to prevent hunters from killing the rare trumpeter swan which is' sometimes confused with the snov.“ goose. Seasons: The 60-day waterfowl season be- gins on October 16 in Idaho, VVash- ington, Oregon and California. The season on rails and galli- nules, except coots, is from September 1 to November 30, in- clusive. California, Idaho, Mon- tana, Oregon, and Washington‘ New Women’s War Editor l Mrs. William F. Hobby, former- ly of Houston, Tex., is the new “women’s editor” on the War Department’s Public Relations staff. She has been active in southeastern newspaper organi- zations. Journal Want-Ads—Phone 100 i No. Time Schedule as follows; 5 Leaves Tacoma daily. faxecept Sunday, at 5 pm. for l Olymplg and Shelton , daily. except sunday CLARENCE GARLANDER. President . Arrives Shelton ' Knight—Coach ‘ SHIP Voun’rnElem . , BY BOAT , v (: FAST FREIGHT SERVICE WITH noon, DELIVERY IN SHELTON 1 Seattle Freight should be rollted Via Stlf. Indian, Ferry Dock, ‘ Tacoma Freight via so. Skookgm Chief. MllWaukee Dock, ’ have no open season. » I Band-tailed pigeons: Septem- ber 16 to September 30 in VVasli- ington; September 1 to 15 in Ore- gon. Bag limits: Ducks Ten a day, or 20 in pos- a session, the same as last year. However, one wood duck may be included this year. Three buf-v flcheads or three redheads or three of these species together.I may be in the daily bag, and six. among the ducks possessed. Can— vasbaclcs and ruddy ducks, for- merly grouped with the redheads} and buffleheads, were restored to the list of species with the 10—’ bag and 20-possession limits. Geese and brant (except snow geese in Idaho and Ross’, geese throughout the country, all of which may not be huntedl-w threeaa day, or six in possession; In addition, hunters may take three blue‘geese a day, and they; may have six blue geese in pos-' session in addition to the general six—goose limit. The original three or six may also include or con- sist entirely of blue geese, and it is thus possible for a hunt-l or to take six blue geese a day‘ or have 12 in possession, if hel takes or possesses no otheri; kinds of geese. ‘ l Golf Champion Tacoma, Aug. 23.——Jeff Tesreau, youngest member of Chehalis’ fa— mous athletic family and nowl athletic mentor at Mary M. Knight high school, won the Washington State Athletic Coach- es Golf association tournament for! the third straight year with a! 77-78—155 card Friday at Fir-t crest Golf club. As has been the custom. Tes— I l I , reau, as the winner, automatical~ 1 1y becomes president 'of the as-} sociation. l A field of 53, largest in the his- 5 tory 0f the tournament, was on; hand. The 1942 tournament will: be held in Seattle at a course .to‘ be selected later. ’ ‘ i 1 HOME i LOANS O Convenient Terms O Reasonable Rates NO DELAY ¢ . Mason County Savings & Loan Association Title Insurance Bldg- if you Wish 113.192 I ‘ mm to Talk ~-.)ourna.1 V‘Vanl‘mis. 1 Scenes Oi The crew was later rescued by an Farm—e1; Urged the research work such as dairy, {WORLDS dint FEATURES Win ; MEGQTX CIRCUSj ittiiz‘fsel‘éffifi” Lyle (Shorty) 0' ranch this season 1 ed. among other (1) the equaval - crates of peach The Big Sliowwrlitingling Bros. I year-old tree 0f and Barnum and Baileyrfiwill ex- Family; hibit in Tacoma, Monday, Sept- (2) a cucumbfi; ember 1, and here‘s a synopsis of . length; its 1941 features: (3) musk melons, allie Famous Names Predominate In‘ Ringling Barnum List Of \Vonders Mr. and Mrs. Gargantua the 1y have waterm Great, the world‘s most pub- (4) an unu‘Sua. ; tomatoes. ‘1? i licizcd and fascinating gorilla cou- , ple: the new fairland fantasy, :77 “Old King Cole and M o t h e r 0N TRIP T Goose,” designed and costumed Mn and Mrs) by Norman Bel Geddes, of New York VVorld’s Fair Futurama fame, in which 2,000 people and Ianimals take part. Geddes has morning for a redesigned the circus from front Visit relatives at . to back. _.__*4/’ “Old King Cole and Mother Goose" cost $80,000, and is the grandest of all Big Show pag- eants; hence it is spotted on the program to follow Alfred Court’s three great mixed groups ‘of performing wild animals, so, [that late comers won’t miss it. The new.Birdland aerial ballet, starring lovely Elly Ardelty, cos- turned by Max Weldy of Paris and ‘staged by Albertina Rasch, fam— ed Hollywood and Broadway musi- l cial ShOVV dance director; an in- vasion of acts from South Amer- ica, headed by the three. flying: Diego-Fernandez troupes; the‘ great Truzzi. juggler: Hubert Cas- tle, tight-wire star; the Yacopis, Gauchos and Divisos, springboard somersaulting troupes; Adriannal and Charly, trampoline stars; Mlle. Louisa, flying trapeze mar-fl. vel; the three Flying Concella troupes, with antionettc: the fa-! l ‘mous Riding Christani family i111 short, 800 world renewed art- and daughter. panied by M155 left Shelton ea The PRICE ists. There are 1,600 people, 50 elephants, 1,009 menagerie ani- mals ,and hundreds of horses. To Attend Field - Day Thursday Mason County farmers as well as others interested in fruits and vegetables are urged by \Coun- ty Agent Clinton Okerstro‘m to attend the Farmer Field day, at the Western Washington Experi- ment Station on Thursday, Aug— ust 28th. The Field day has been set con- siderably later .this year than_ usual so that the fruits and veg— etables may be seen at the ma— ture stage. Peach varieties and tomato var- ieties will be of particular inter— est to visitors this year. Tours will be conducted as be- fore to cover all the phases of Journal Want-Ads are snowing their value in every issue of the paper! I Representative in Mason County f0!» \ 5i 4 0| ' ' O'l PRODUCTS COMPANY , at 10:00 A. M., from the main High Grade Fuel and Deisel "a grounds. Visitors are expected to bring; ‘ROMPT QERV'CE their lunch and the station will lst and Franklin furnish ice cream and coffee. Plan to attend this meeting. . . . . ‘ poultry. agronomy, and hortcul- ture. The tours start promptly Phone ' FOR SALE FOR RENT 'v WM line Office Supp . Ledgcrs and Bookkeepin Equipment ' 1 Loose Leaf Forms Typing Paper and , ‘ Second Sheets Stapling Machines and Staples ‘ ‘. Saleslmolgs and Blanks Continuous Flat-Fold Statements \’5 Whiz Machine Packs ' Packs for Other Machines Adding Machine Paper Tickets -