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September 2, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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How many YOU liave this summer, on the highways of North Mason or on the water? Coming up this Friday is the last BIG weekend of the year when people will outnumber the clams and it will seem like everyone of them is driving a motorcycle, a camper or a boat. Failure to obey speed laws or water safety rules could mean a tragic ending to the summer for any one of us. 1 know the curves on South Shore can be taken with no trouble at all at a faster rate of speed than the posted 40-mile an hour limit. But the slower-than-usual speed for a State highway is not because the curves are unmanageable at 50 miles an hour, it is because on every curve and a few feet beyond every curve there are driveways from which cars may be backing out onto the roadway or getting a slow start after stopping at the top of a steep hill to check the traffic. At 40 miles an hour you might have a chance to stop in time if you round a curve and come upon a car just entering the highway: at 50 miles an hour you probably won't. North Shore has the same hazardous driveway or garage-on-the edge-of-the-road situation. Up in the hills, the roads leading to the many lakes has a different hazard possibility around every curve; there may be one or two deer standing in the roadway. Deer cause several accidents in the North Mason area every year. Then there are the bicyclists whose numbers increased considerably this summer. If you round a curve and come upon a bicycle rider in your lane and a car coming toward you in the other lane, what do you do if you're going too fast to stop? If you're lucky enough to reach your property safely, don't push your luck by water-skiing without an observer; you can't watch the skier and where you're going at the same time and could run over a swimmer or hit a dock while you're checking to see if the skier is still there. And don't let Junior take the boat out to run in close circles to see how fast he can go without tipping the boat over, or how close he can come to a skier without hitting him. Do you have lights on your boat? If not, don't take it out after dark. You may think your motor is loud enough to warn other boats of your position but their own motors, even if quieter, will drown out the sound of yours and they won't know you're around until they hit you. Motor bikes or motorcycles are illegal on County roads unless operated by someone with a special driver's permit on license and helmets are a must according to law. Did you know that? From the number of ten-year olds scooting around the countryside without hehnets there are a lot of people who don't know it. Or don't Care. kers all do our part to make sure no accident mars the last holiday weekend of the summer. CHEERLEADERS OF NORTH MASON High School met the new Bulldog mascot at a luncheon last Thursday at the Presley home in Grapeview. Not all the cheerleaders could attend; those present included (standing, !eft to right) Joni Slagle, Kathie Johnson and Kay Schillinger. members of the Varsity squad and (kneeling) Cheri Yoest, Karen Beeson and Karen Schillinger, Jr. Varsity members. Debbie Presley, in the Bulldog costume, is the mascot. She and Gwen Pederson made the bulldog head of papier macho. Hot lunch schedule given No levy funds will be used for the program, but if enough students participate it is hoped that a hot lunch program at North Mason schools will finance itself and hot lunches will be available when school reopens next week. Mrs. Joy DeVault will be cook with assistants Mrs. Joan Fowler and Mrs. Loretta Hodge. With the aid of State funds new equipment has been purchased which will allow elementary students to receive the same hot lunches as the older children, with the exception of the special hamburger lunch. In previous years the lower school has had to partake of packaged lunches if they bought lunch. This year hot food will be served from portable trays. On the menu the first week will be: Wednesday, Sept. 8 Macaroni and cheese Hot buttered peas Jelto salad Hot rolls Peach upside-down cakemilk Thursday, Sept. 9 Split pea soup Grilled cheese sandwich Carrot and raisin salad Peanut butter cookies milk ~lqe~_~, many o~ our summex people had to head back to the ciW this week as schools in other areas opened yesterday - our own have a week's reprieve. Most of those who headed home will be back for the last holiday week-end but it appears summer is just about over sad but true[ A few fish (,darn few) being caught. Wendell Mc(;inness got a 15 pounder at Hoodsport one morning last week using herring and 4 ounces of lead. Don [luson picked tip a beautiful 26 pounder about 8:30 one night in front of the hatchery he was going deep using 16 ounces of lead with 40 pound test and whole herring. If you plan fishing that area bc prepared for lots of goop on the water plus a maze of shrimp pots right in the popular fishing spots - there oughta be a law'? The John Schafcrs have been spending some time at their place at Maggie Lake after a three-week visit in California. Ittlgh Lane and his family ended up a two-week stay at MagNe Lake - ditto the Miles. Dr. (;entry and his fanfily have been up from California. Their roots are pretty deep here in Tahuya having owned their property hcrc since 1929. The Dana family enjoyed two weeks at Bald Point where they stayed at the McSwain's cabin. They want to buy out here but don't want any of the fancy places ~o~ sa!e. "I~Ne~ ~kk.e to ~o~xo~ it somewhat an6 tot them fft~.s spoil that "vacation cabin" image. lack Cluck and wife, Sylvia, leave tomorrow for a month and a half tour of Europe. Jack, an attorney in Seattle, was instrumental in pushing for an early trial date after Jesse was shot three years ago my, how time flies! Arlene Berchot went into the hospital for a gall bladder operation last week and Emory Sills is having a throat operation today - we wish them both a speedy recovery. ttope everyone has a wonderful week-end and that the trip home will be a safe one for all Happy Labor Day![ Dole Orr iniured in Mason Lake accident Dale E. Orr, 59, of Bremerton and Mason Lake, received chest injuries and was taken to Harrison Hospital by the Allyn Aid Car following a one-car accident on the west side of Mason Lake Friday at 8 p.m. According to a report by Trooper Hanson of WSP, Orr's '61 Chev. pickup failed to negotiate a curve to the left, left the roadway to the right and struck a mailbox and a utility pole. The pickup was damaged to the extent of $800. Friday, Sept. 10 Spanish rice Green beans Lettuce and tomato salad with dressing Chocolate cake Milk Miss Ton} Smith. a North Mason High School teacher. organized a cultural weekend for fellow teachers and students who were interested in attending the Oregon Shakespearean Festival. an annual summer event held in Ashland. The group traveled to Ashland on Friday, August 20th., and attended that evening's performance of Macbeth and Saturday evening's performance of Henry IV at the Outdoor Elizabethan stagehouse. The Saturday matinee performance of Midsummer Night's Dream was held in the indoor theater. The outdoor stage is patterned after the Fortune Theatre of 1599 London, according to the historical charm of the setting. While waiting for the play to begin each evening the audience was entertained by the Tudor Fair with its musicians, singers and dancers-on-the-green who strolled and danced their way through the softly-lit theater gardens. Those from the Belfair area who attended the event-filled weekend were Toni Smith, Jan Johnson, Laura Allen, Barbara Schultz, Cheryl Palmer, Debbie Hoyt, Maria Schaeffer, Jan Lackey, Joan Burrell, Peggy Davis, Kathy Polhamus and Brian Johnson. From Ashland Toni Smith flew to California to visit her grandmother. Then she will fly to Spokane to visit with her parents ] ohnson have put in a busy summer going to the University of Washington where they are working on their Masters Degrees. Mr. Bob Averill of Twanoh Tides was once spending a lot of time commuting between his home on the canal and New York City where he had his management consultant office. He did this for four years, but in June he moved his office to his home. He says he is doing a great business. Mr. Averill brought it to my attention that the Belfair area has a lot of business industry that we take for granted and fail to take into full account. It isn't the secluded canal area we sometimes like to believe and we are usually glad we have the many business conveniences that we have. However, thank heavenswe've nine months when it seems secluded and quiet between summers! We're glad to hear that Mrs. Harold Staley is home from the hospital and is doing fine. It's a sad end of summer for four-year old Tammie Goddard who recently suffered a broken big toe when she fell off the seawall while visiting her Grandma's house. We wish Miss Tammie a quick recovery. The 21st of August was the special 21st Birthday for Miss Carol Wiley of Sunset Beach. Happy Birthday ! Oregon doing a bit of rock hounding. They covered the areas in and around Lebanon and Albany but when the temperatures remained in the 100's. they headed for Huntington State Park on the ocean and then after a week long stay there, they visited the Crater Lake area. They had a good time except for the disappointment of having their trailer broken into and having Mrs. Palmer's wallet taken. It put a damper on their spirits to say the least! When the Pahners arrived home it was in time for Mrs. Palmer to go into Bremerton to help her sister's family, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heard, care for their new son. Master Cameron Lynn Heard was born on August 16th weighing a grand 8 Ibs. 13 oz. and was 21% inches tall! Master Cameron has four older brothers between the ages of 16 and 8. Whew! Birthday gentleman of the week is Mr. Kay Thompson. He'll be celebrating his birthday on Sunday, September 5th. Happy Birthday ! GOAT JUST VISITING A call to the local Sheriff's office August 29 told deputies that a brown goat with white ears was on the porch of a South Shore residence. The animal was taken to the home of a reserve before returning to Belfair for the The Bill Palmer family had a deputy until the owner could be school year. Toni and Jan good long and hot vacation in located. /\ BELFAIR' ' BUILDERS SUPPLY' t New teacher, (Continued from Page 1) / / VACATION - VILLAGE where she was graduated fromSchool in 1962. tie attendedMontana and the University of k) \ \ / / Northwestern Lutheran Academy Everett Junior College and the Washington. He was graduated in 1967 and Seattle Pacific in University of Washington before from Sumner tligh School where I~ ~OPEN FOR INSPECTION / HOURS: {I~ ~) c,~EI~81~472g I~SAT. 8 - 2:30 Phone BROCHURES -- PRICES y 1971, with enrollment at several his graduation from Seattle he was active in athletics and . TI N W.E.EKOA S other colleges in-between. She University in 1971. A 2-year tour retained this activity in college. In ~-~" "~'-"~" ~ """ -~~,~At-~-~-~-_ "~"- ~'~" ~1~ spent last year working in awith the Army in Viet Nan( addition to his teaching duties, special project at Brigadoon Elementary Schoolin Federal Way School District. Gordon Monten, who will live on South Shore with his wife, Sue, and their son, will be the new fifth grade teacher at the upper elementary school, tle interrupted his college career. Another recent graduate ol Central Washington State College, Mark Muxen, will serve as special education instructor in the upper elementary building this year. He received his degree in 1971 after Muxcn will coach at the junior and senior high levels, lie is single and will live on South Shore. A substitute at North Mason last year, Mrs. Lynn Olson will join the teaching staff this year as language arts and social studies teacher at the upper elementary. CLOSE OUT SALE All 1971 Boats and Motors awards " given comes from Seattle, wherehewas first attending Vakima Junior She was graduated from Thirty-nine local children Bo~merand kisa Boyle. graduated from Shoreline High College, the University of Waterville Itigh School in 1965 and attended Washington State earned certificates in the Gall ('orbett, Bryan Corliss, ~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~l~~Il~~~~~~I~ University and Wcnatchee Junior Skookum Reading Club by Cathy Edwards, Kathy (;reenleaf, SKOOKUM READING CLUB certificates were presented to ~ BONDED LICENSED INSURED --=College before being graduated reading the required ten booksLarry (;unsehnan, Terri Harmon, children who had read ten books this summer at an Indian from Central Washington in 1969. during summer vacation. ,Awards Nicole Hart, Carrie Hite and -- JESFIELD CONSTRUCTION - tier husband, (;ary, is employed were presented at a special Indian Denise ttite also read the required program held in Belfair last week. Mrs. Hazel Pete, pictured program sponsored by number of books, above with the summer readers, presented the program. She - CONTRACTING BUILDING _-_-- as a counselor at Mission Creek Youth Camp. They live on South Timberland Regional Library Others earning the award CHAMBER TO MEET is a member of the Chehalis Indian tribe. - CABINET WORK * CONCRETE WORK --=- Shore. August 23 in Belfair. were Allen I-todge, Brenda ttodge, Flossie Cady will be guest .,I,,..,IP.,,m-.,~-',,~-',-~---I,..,,~,--,,D--,I~-,I,-.,,D--,I,,--,D--,~,..,, I Nona llodge Krysia Hoffman speaker at the September meeting ~ --= Ben Jesfield P.O. Box 1 1 Jim Jesfield ----= Lance Thurston comes to About 60 persons turned out " ' / SCHONER MEATS i CR 5-2652 Belfair, Washington CR 6-6684 =North Mason from Othello where to view the program offered by D~anna Johnson, Lor~ann of the Belfair Chamber of he has been teaching and coaching sirs. ............ taazet rote, a memner ot me Johnson., Charlene Komar, Brita. Conlnlerce, to be held at 7 p.m. t" 4onmileSsouthshorefrOmBefair (Formerly Wold's)t iI~~~~~~~~~~~I~~~~~I~I~IIIlI~l~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~I~~~~~~~I~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I~~l~~~~~I~I~~II~~~~H~~~l~~~~i for the past four years. He is a L'~hena- l~s t'r"em . Math~asen, Maureen, Morns, September 8 in the Belfair Calf. Ricky Palmer, Kathy Reid, Mrs. Cady spent part of the i tOCKIR l~tt~ ,B. 69' i graduate of Central Washington State College and Sumner High Among those who earned Alyson Ruff, Lee Schauer, Susan summer in Belgium and will share . Grain fen grade good steers r School, where he was active in all certificates were Mimi Austin, Schauer, Tracy Schauer, Peter her experiences and impressions I 8y the side, cut, wrapped A sports. He will be teaching P. E. Tracey Austin, Theresa Barker, Scroggs, Sandey Smith, Greg with fellow Chamber members,l Quick Frozen [ Bill Boggs, Sue Boggs, DarrellStairs, Jack Stites, Chriss Vetters Non-memberswill be welcome. Gr.... J tk..--L Whole carcass. ~Olt~ l C RAHDAII, Chiropractor elementary and willcoachat both We cure our own hams and bacon, no water added. I ~ and social studies at the upper the junior and senior high school Bowmer, David Bowmer, Duane Kathy Vrahnos and Allison Sande. AMBULANCE HEARING i ~i~lOIlili ~IlIUI~ no trimmings ................. Lb. ~'I ~l~I~l~I~~l~I~IImIq~l~l~~I~I~ A public hearing will be held ~ Honl~ ~url~ Slclb ~acon ............. Lb. ~9* I levels. He is living in Belfair with H ckleberry He e hiswife, Mary, andason. at 10:30 a.m. today, September Front quarter cut ~ Another substitute teacher 2, in the Olympia City llall on the ~ Grade Good Steer ..... -~. 59 I Now PracticingAt from last year, Mrs. Elizabeth new set of rules and regulations I We can pick up, custom slaughter, cut and wrap A Watson will be a third grade pertaining to ambulance service [ your own ~f wit, state inspection, t teacher at Belfair Elementary. 3he A section of the Shelton-Mason County Journal serving as the proposed by the Thurston-Mason 1CR5-2784 has traveled throughout the voice of Belfair Atlyn Grapeview, Yahuya, Mason Lake, County HealthDept. ,.D.m..,~...~. South Shore and North Shore. St. RI. 1, Box 252, Bolfair world, being graduated from high Post Office Box 587, Belfair, Washington 98528 Telephone CR 5-6680 LOU DONNELL ............................. Editor BARBARA NELSON .......... Advertising Representative Phono CR5-3110 Tuesday and Friday-- 10 to noon - 1:30 to 5 Evening 7 to 8:30 P.M. Wed. and Thurs. -- 10 to noon - 1:30 to 6 school in the Canal Zone and attending college in Hawaii before her graduation from University of Puget Sound last year. She lives on the Old Belfair Highway with her husband and two children. in Stock also SKI SALE BC AI'S & MOTORS Bank Terms Belfair -_-_- .... C_____R5-_22_77__. ~~-~" -~- - On Sondoy, September 5th our Sundog Schedule of Services return to the Winter schedule 9:45 a.m. Sunday School A Class For Everyone ,,-O0o.m. Mor., woi. ii r i::o 6.00 p.m. Youth Fello $ "p " g ii P.O. Box 407, Belfair Washington Wendell L. Harder, Pastor I DENNIS [ REAL ESTATE Specializing in Waterfront and View Ifair Across From 5-2254 Belfair State Park Published by Shelton Publishing, Inc., Post Ofiice Box 430, Shelton, Washington 98584; telephone 426-4412. Subscription: $5.00 per year in Mason County; $6.00 per year elsewhere. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~U~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Parsonage Phone CRestview 5-2162 Church Phone C Restview 5-6262 Page 2 - Huckleberry Herald section of Shelton-Mason County Journal - September 2, 1971 September 2, 1971 - Huckleberry Herald section of Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page 7