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Hoodsport By DOLORES DRAKE HOODSPORT - Seven Boy Scouts received promotions at the Hoodsport Boy Scout Troop 1 1 1 Court of Honor held last Thursday evening at the Hood Canal Women's Clubhouse. Promoted to First Class were Ken Connally, Brad Aitken and Brian Perkins. Receiving their Second Class promotions were Jesse Sharpes, George Velkov and Danny Perkins. Tom Taylor received his Tenderfoot Rank. Scout Master John Dorn welcomed the parents of the scouts and other guests present. One need not have a son in scouting to work with the boys. Among others attending the Scout Court of Honor were Miss Betty Davis, Mrs. Lydia Meadowcroft and Mrs. Harold Drake. The Boy Scouts explained their exhibits on display. A ladder was made with square lashing and Elementary J Schools and I Shelton Senior ! High School I Week of Sept. 7-10 TUESDAY--Noodles with beef in tomato sauce, whole kernel corn, bread & butter sandwich, apple wedge, chocolate cake and milk. WEDNESDAY--Chili-con- came, orange rolls, tossed green salad, cantaloupe slices and milk. THU RSDAY--Pizza, cabbage-carrot-green pepper salad, fruit gelatin, ice graham crackers and milk. FRIDAY--Chicken ala king over rice, seasoned green beans, ~t biscuits with hone * '~, fruit cup and milk. Supplement your child's diet with Plenamins from Prepp'$ Rexall 133 Railroad Ave. Phons ~-4642 a tent support was constructed using sheer lashings. The fire place was set aglow with the aid of colored paper and a light bulb ,while Pine incense burned under it. I n s t it utional Representative Erik Tokar gave a rundown of the Boy Scouts activities during their first year which was recently completed. At 6 a.m. Saturday morning eight Boy Scouts and three committee men departed [toodsport for the Big Quil Trail. The first day they hiked six miles to Camp Mystery where they set up camp. That evening a hike was taken to the top of the pass where they could see lights of all the cities from Everett to Victoria, B.C. On the second day they rose to find their breakfast meat had spoiled so Erik Tokar set out to catch fish for breakfast. Erik caught three fish which were quickly snatched away by a sly weasel or mink. A snare trap was set, but the little varmit had had his breakfast, so didn't return. Well this didn't hold up the hike, the group continued on through Buckhorn Pass to Buckhorn Lake where camp was set up. The Alpine Meadows were in full bloom and three colors of Indian Paint Brush even impressed the boys. The sixteen mile hike led the group to the Tubal Cain Mine and an old airplane wreck. Dona O'Neil and Donna Simmons met the Boy Scouts at Silver Creek Shelter Monday evening. Then it was back to Hoodsport before the soaking rains hit the area. Hood Canal Federated Garden Club officers were installed by Mrs. Esther Christensen at their first club meeting of the year. Mrs. llene L. Ager was installed as president, Mrs. Jenny Hutchins, vice president; Mrs. Jenny Hoff, secretary and Mrs. Mattie Backlund, treasurer. Mrs. Bac!,:land was hostess for the m' ' '. ~c r.,ext meeting of the club will be in the home of Mrs. (;e~nge Moake of Eldon. ' (:at, P A. President Mrs Robert Vclkov and Vice President Mrs. Dick Alien altended the P. T. A. Officers training session conducted in Olympia Saturday. Sessions in Parliamentary Procedure and Ideas for Action gave the new officers good training for the coming -year. The first Hood (;anal P.T.A. meeting'of tlae year Labor Day DANCE SAT. NIGHT Alderbrook Inn * GALA BEACH COMBER * , PARTY & BUFFET DINNER . IF (Operated by Metzdorf Restaurants, Inc.) 1~ * Live Music 9-1 by "The Generation Gap" * Dinner served from 6 to 11 p.m. - No minors after 9 p.m. - For Reservations Phone 898-2200 or 898-2500 will be held at the scla0ol Sept. 20. Attending a birthday party for Andy Scott Saturday were his two sisters and their husbands, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Hudgens of Poulsbo and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Fahlgren of Edmonds. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Scott's son Rodger and family came by for a visit. Grandson Andrew stayed over for two days so he could go fishing with grandpa before returning to Enumclaw to enter the third grade. All teenagers in the community are reminded that the Hoodsport Community Church "Youth Rally" will start at 7:30 p.m. tonight. All teenagers are invited regardless of Church affiliation. The Tiny Tim Orthopedic Guild held its first regular meeting of the year this Wednesday. President Mrs. R. M. Sharpes presided over the meeting which was hosted by Mrs. Dick Allen. Proceeds from the Guild's fund raising projects go to the Mary Bridges Children's Hospital in Tacoma. Michael Simmons, Wade Johnston and Kenneth Drake had a bout with a nest of yellow-jackets this past week. Swarming with bees the children hurried to Kenny's home where they jumped in the bath tub and showered at the same time. Three boxes of soda was plastered over the boys as mothers pulled the stinging bees from their hair. Covered with stings, Michael and Kenny were taken to the hospital where they underwent two hours of observation before being released with some medicine. Ice-bags covering the swollen stings that ranged from head to toe relieved the pain and swelling, but dampened the beds as the boys spent a restless night. No more hikes are being planned and the Finch Creek logging road is being cautiously avoided until the winter snows fall. Mr. and Mrs. Jon Bisson and children will be moving from Hoodsport to Medford, Ore. this Friday. Carole is anxiously awaiting their move to the dryer climate and recently purchased home with barn and acreage. Jon will be working for the Bureau of Land Management in Medford. Fellow forest service workers at Hoodsport will bid farewell to the Bisson family at a salmon barbecue, to be given in,, their honor this evening. Misty Bloomfield treated his family to an airplane ride Sunday. All summer the children had been awaiting the day that dad could take time out from logging for a flight over the Olympics and Puget Sound. Donna, David and Vicky lifted off with Misty at the Port Townsend Airport. Their flight took them over the Olympics and around the Kitsap area before setting down at Sanderson Field. In the meantime Nancy and the other kids drove home to Welcome back for the 1971 -1972 School Year! You'll be interested in our special MEDICAL, and Especially designed for educators. Ask about a Free brochure at your school office or call number below 14 820 PACI FIe ES 7-5576 TOLL FREE -- Shelton & Poulsbo Areas -- Zenith 8545 I Shelton-Mason County Journal Thursday, 2, 1971 Hoodsport to await a phone call so they could take a flight. Little Douglas anxiously awaiting a call from Dad for word of his turn, sat patiently and unnoticed in the corner of the bedroom holding the phone receiver in his hand. In the meantime everyone else stood by the kitchen phone. A call to the neighbors rescued everyone so they rushed to the airport to meet dad who was restlessly awaiting their arrival. So finally Doug got his first airplane ride along with mother and sisters Pare and Shannon. He wiggled around under the seat belt as the plane lifted off, but soon became bored with his new experience and decided that high in the sky, despite some air pocket disturbances, was as good a place as any to nap. Nancy Bloomfield will be writing the Hoodsport News starting with the next issue. Please give her a phone call at 877-9242. At this time I would like to thank the community for the assistance they have given me in providing news this summer. I am sure my family will miss not hearing the phone ring or the typewriter jotting out words at 2 a.m., but getting acquainted with local residents and enjoying their vacations with them has been fun. So again thank-you for sharing your activities with all of us. ran ers By DORA HEARING MATLOCK - Matlock Grange held its annual picnic at Schafer Park last Friday night with 23 members turning out. This Friday night is the Grange regular meeting. Pinochle club met last Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. Louis Asche host and hostess. Six tables of cards were played. High score went to Roy Andersen and Dora Hearing, pinochle to Carl Portman and Kay Barnes and low score to Carl Portman and Hazel Townsend. Next meeting will be Sept. 11 with a 6:30 p.m. dinner. The hosts are William Barnes Sr. and Mildred Bozarth as they held the highest score for the past year. Mrs. Essie Rebman returned las~ ~veek from Port Angeles after spending two weeks with her sister Mrs. Dorothy Dickinson. Emmitt Avery who has been serving in Viet Nam spent a couple days here with his father, William Avery and family and then flew east to be with the rest of the family. Harvey Singleton of Seattle spent a couple days last week with Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gundersen and daughters Nancy and Mary of Brush Prairie visited Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Hearing Saturday. Fred Smith of Olympia was a Saturday II I ay nce Is By CARMEN YATES HARSTINE - Once again it's that time of the year to put on your dancing slippers and head for the ol' Harstene Hall for an evening of fun and kickin' the old hind leg. Walt Allen and his Country Western Band will be providing the music for the foot stompin' and chin skinnin' for all of you nice folks. The members of the Island's Social Club will be at the Hall to make sure everything runs smoothly and that everyone has a good time. So we'd love to see the Harstene Hall brim-full and overflowing this coming Saturday evening, starting along about 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. Gals get out your calendars, or jot down a mental note in your noggin'. The first Women's Club meeting of the fall following summer vacation has been postponed one week. The place will be the same though. Our hostess for the September meeting, to be held Thursday, September 9th, will be Eileen Cruickshank. So drag your heels a bit or you and Eileen will both be surprised if you forget and go to Club today. Would all you folks really like to know why the Fall rains started precisely when they did this week? It just has to be because the Glenn Yates' family decided to tear off half of their roof this past weekend, that's why ! Last Friday Lisa and I performed a very sad task, that of joining with other friends and family to pay our respects to a very dear friend. She had that special knack of working herself into one's heart before one had really gotten to know her very well. And how the children all adored her. Some of the older ones at Pioneer seemed to think she was rather gruff at times. But she once remarked, 'all I really want from them is respect, and I'm going to do my level best to get their respect.' Dorothy once came to the Island and helped make an already special occasion even more special. The occasion was Lisa's seventh birthday and Mrs. Zickrick came as a surprise to Lisa. We enjoyed that day so very much, and I regret deeply for having failed to make a special effort to have her come back, although there was always an open invitation to pop in anytime, which she knew. For this writer, as well as her many other friends, there is going to be a big hole in our lives. And that hole will be especially felt whenever I walk through those school doors. At her funeral, held at the St. Edwards Church on Friday, it was Picnic afternoon caller at the Hearing home. They hadn't seen each other for 40 years so had a lot of visiting to make up. Holly and Sylvia Cash are spending a couple weeks with their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Max Cash. Mr. and Mrs. Lud Rossmaier, Mrs. Edward Valley and LeRoy Valley attended the wedding of Linda Dodge and Dennis Combs at the First Methodist Church in Shelton Saturday afternoon. The reception was held at the Dayton Community Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Valley attended the fortieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Blair Thompson at Wynoochee at their home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert B'rehmeyer Jr. and' family returned Sunday after vacationing a week in California. Thursday evening Mr. and Mrs. Dick Tupper and Susan were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Branson of Lake Nahwatzel. It was a birthday dinner to honor Mrs. Tupper. Mr. and Mrs. Ken Clevinger of the lake attended also. Mr. Moriah Lodge No. 11 F. & A. M. Saturday, April 4 Stated Communication Lodge Opens 8 p.m. Alex E. Smith, W.M. Arnold L. Cheney, Secretary m~ng Up announced that the teachers were putting on a luncheon following the services at the cemetery. However, this was an error and I had a call asking me to let everyone know that it was the Pioneer P.T.O. that made the arrangements for the luncheon. A very sincere thank you to all who helped on that much appreciated act of kindness. Raymond and Margaret McCulloch enjoyed an overnight visit the first of this week from some old fishing friends. The visitors, the Tom Burks, hail from DesLoge, Missouri. There was just one problem with the visit, - it was much too short. For the travelers arrived on Monday and by Tuesday were on their way north to see Vancouver Island while they were in this area. About a week ago Gret and Gordon Simmons had a busy day. Early in the afternoon Merle and Anita Hall, of Shelton, dropped in for a couple of hours of chatting. Later that same day Eddy and Dagmar Anderson from the mainland came to spend the evening and enjoy dinner with Gret and Gordon. Though we are just a bit late in offering get well wishes for Alberta Nagel hospitalized we'll now. Her have to stay six weeks and months. She surgery in two Upon her Saturday, she Cart and and her children. Take it easy, can be up and THERE times and mixed affair man takes his vast F TRADE YOUR HOME Our Main Office at 11 and our new Branch See us for all your insurance INSURANCE ili~iliiii!i!iiii!ilili!iii;i;ili!!iiiii~: :) ,i! - 5: /? & this is really what it's all about ? Ji Power to spare with rolling stock to deliver the goods of agriculture and industry. 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