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Page Four SHELTON-MASON tourniouiil v Consolidated with The Shelton Independent Published every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon Member of W'asliington Newspaper Publishers' Association and National Editorial AssoCiation. Entered as second-class matter at the postol‘l‘ice at Shelton. VVashingtnn Subscription Rates: In Mason County (outside of Shelton city mail carrier districts) 75¢. Foreign $3.50 per year. Postal served by city mail carrier tron. BY MAIL: $2 per year; months, $1.23; 3 months, regulations forbid residents of Shelton receiving their Journal by mail. BY JOURNAL CARRIER: in Shelton, or $2.50 per year in advance. ______________.___________—.—-——————-— GRANT C. ANGLE 7]. EBER ANGLE Editor Manager LUMBER INDUSTRY AT HIGH PITCH 23¢ per month (collected by carrier) The lumber industry has been doing its ut- The mills have been working their full regu—i lar shifts Within the forty hour limits and the defense orders. of yards are cluttered with lumber which is moving! f1 slowly to Eastern fieldS, and by fail as there 151 me; said to be technicians who are invited to visit, . i _ , ‘an inspect the big American airplane plants of month free fr0m Strlkes 81319? m “11115 01' camps" } this country and learn all about our war effortsl The only uncertainty and upset in the Doug-i in no water shipment available; August was a full! las fir trade is the threat of another alphabetic; agency to set a ceiling on lumber and log prices? which have followed to some extent increase of demand and wages; which if carried out will ham- per rather than speed up all-out production for defense. Most of the lumber produced in Shelton saw- mills as well as the plywood plant is going to dis-i tant points, mainly to the Atlantic Coast, where some of it will be made up for housing in England; . l and while we here are not suffering as badly for, shelter as there, it would be consoling if more of 5 this home-produced lumber could be nailed up] around Shelton. It is the home trade which must support the industry when the war rush is over. SHELTON FAILS IN NEEDED HOMES . Shelton is not doing its full part in meeting thecall for homes and rentals, or even meeting half-way the newcomers who have jobs here andl must have housing for their families if they stay, on theeir jobs and are not forced to move else-i where where jobs may be just as good. I Shelton should welcome the newcomers for; its jobs are quite permanent and these families; would be steady and welcome additions to our‘ population and the business of the community inl general, for that is the way the smaller towns; grow into larger cities. ‘ rents are too high, yet the contrary is proved b other conditions,_are equal, do not feel that thei returns from rented property justify the invest-' ton. I pronouncea ‘0. C) b There is much of sameness in the daily news stories from the warring countries from which can be read something of a stalemate in real pro-- gross, even if Germany is gaining some territoryl and RuSsia is getting some of the cities with un-I ble names back; which means that the lilitler campaign is not on schedule with the very od prospect of rain and mud adding to his trou—l les and facing a winter defeat. a But it should not be forgotten in the giving, aid and supplies to Russia in its present emer-, gency that this country is also encouraging anl enemy in the Communists as dangerous as Hitler! i ' , is ever likely to be and here at home; the turn of mostiln the pFOdUCUOD ‘Of ,lumber and 15? “DWI events has added much to the force and prestige. . Worklng at 18 P9? Cent 300% normal for thlsjsei“; that our own Reds and Pinks have already gained son 0f the Year: In response to the urgent réqh‘? fiby favor of the administration, and the day willi Of the 0PM and OPACS f0? more matei 131 ml) 1 come when the issue must be faced by the United! States in the battle to save democracy. _Just now we are witnessing the coming of a. ISoViet mission of two large planes which have own by way of Alaska with a complement of 47 ~ YOUR BOY AND MINE Pleading with without any stripes may be your boy or mine.” fibers of the Pickering Homemak- Leading off the chorus of rejoinder, The Mitchell (Neb.) Index softly says, “He may be ione of our boys( Mrs. Roosevelt, but apparentlyi knot one of yours.” I Most of “our boys” in the Army and the Navy are of the lowest rating. “Their’s not toi question why.” Let us take a few examples; not' ithat they are or deem themselves better than oth-i Mrs. Isabel ers, but because they are “our boys” to as many; widely known families. Now in the Army are al grandson of Charles Evans Hughes, a son of Gen.I John J. Pershing, a son of Edsel Ford, a son of, John D. Rockefeller. All four are privates. I In another category are the four boys of the reigning family. James, Elliott and Franklin, Jr.,I are captains. John is a lieutenant. All were com— missioned without tiresome training. I Mrs. Roosevelt really has no occasion for' personal worry over. a boy in gob uniform or in Of course, some f01kS WhO are renters Saylkhaki without stripes; no reason to fear that . . ithose in whom she is m t 'nt cause those who can afIOI‘d t0 bufld homesi 1f‘gfor lack of public attentfini—SgggggiTiligilgséuffer i i _ , It is reported that the geese are flying south merit reqmred even 1“ a Promlsmg Place llke Shel‘ , this early, but most sensible humans act foolish Ion occasion; maybe there is something in the na- , Government agencies “9‘” threaten to aneS'itural instinct to hunt warmer and safer climates tigate rentals in certain sections, and thus merely . in anticipation of winter. OL’ MAN WINTER THEVW’INNER every direction; secrets which are withheld from our own people and the knowledge may in. good time be turned against America. This does not make sense. everybody to be considerate and kind to the rank and file of the nation’s arm- ed forces, Mrs. Roosevelt recently wrote, “Today Ithe boy in a ‘gob’ uniform or the boy in khaki, SHELTON=MASON COUNTY JOURNAL} Pedestrian EASILY SEEN: Very wid for pedestrians. Mrs. Frank Wylie New President of Homemaker’s Club By Virtue E. Hanlon I Pickering, Sept. 8.—Ten mem- l l l I l l ers club met at the home of Mrs. cho. Carlson Thursday afternoon ifor the first meeting after a ltwmmonths’ vacation. Election of officers was held and Mrs. vFrank Wylie as president and I'Miss Cora Ayres as secretary ltreasurer were unamiously elect- ed. The next meeting will be on ISeptember 18th at the home of iMrs. Max Hanlon. Droscher spent the weekend at Long Beach, W’ash., with Mr. and Mrs. Panion. . Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Peterson spent Saturday evening with Mrs. Helen Shafor and Miss Cora Ayres. , Labor Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiss were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Droscher and son, Jerry, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Long-' acres and Miss Dorothy Wiss, all of Shelton. i Mrs. Seidel and two children.‘ Billy and David, formerly of Minneapolis, but now living in Seattle, spent Sunday at the home of her uncle, Mr. J. La-‘ Page. ,‘ Mr. and Mrs. Maldor Lundquist and family spent the weekend in Yakima with her sister, Mrs. B} Colby. ‘ Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Peterson were guests of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Ball Sunday evening. Mr. Claude Irwin of Olympia spent the holiday weekend with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Max Hanlon. Mr. J. W. Walck of Tacoma, l add another bit of discouragement to new build-i ers who hesitate to build to supply urgent needs;‘; when there should be a loosening up all around; and every encouragement given to those who canl invest in new homes for themselves and for ren-> tals as well. ‘ LET’S KICK "ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE 5 Two staples of daily household consumption. which come direct from the farm are noted asI going up in price and the prospect is that they' have not yet reached the peak, but people will, complain about both items although they really represent a trifle in the family cost of living. These are eggs and milk, or the product of} milk in the form of cream and butter, but no one, Who knows anything. about farming will begrudge the raise of these items for the trifle that the farmer gets out of the raise will not do much to get him out of the hole with the odds against him. Today the dairyman. gets about half the price the consumer pays for his milk and butter, about 6 cents 'out of the 12 cents a quart for milk, ; the rest goes for the processor and distributor; and largely for labor; and while the farmer may get a little larger slice of the egg-dozen, he is the cheapest worker of the lot. Milk has gone up because all feed and. sup-i plies are up, again because of manufacturing andl distribution costs, and the same is true of eggs; where the hens as well as the owner are working; for their board; and when it comes to the dealer who supplies the needs of the consumers the onlyl thing that “saves his bacon” is volume and oth- er'supplies, as their .profits are well regulated byi competition. l l SMOKING OUT THE ENEMIES { l Martin Dies, the crusading Congressman who; iis showing up the coddling of the Reds in high? administration spots, now proves that Leon Hen-l derson has a half-dOZen Communists with known' records, drawing big pay of around $5,600 a yeah} for making trouble for the white people of Amer-1 ica. Here this element is in its glory makingi trouble for business just as it has in every line‘of‘ industry by one means or another. This explainsI Why many good Americans View with alarmandl disgust what is being allowed in Washington, andi why there is need for house-cleaning of potential enemies now fattening on national defense. deficit area. THAT REMINDS‘ ME ,Our Farms May fee-d Russians BY RALPH HERBERT WASHINGTON.—Experts in the U. S. Department of Agriculture are watching with keen interest the progress of the Russo-German conflict, their special concern being whether there will be Russian thousand to helpjeed in addition to whaj is already planned for Great Britain and, pOSSlbly, China. Lord Beaverbrook, minister of supply of Great Britain now in this country, has been quite frank in his statement that his country hopes for great quanti- ties of cheese, dried eggs, dried milk and canned fruit, meat and vegetables, so that the 45,000,000 in the united klngdom can be properly fed. Long ago, foresee— d’ng this need. Secretary of Agri- culture Wickard called for more production in cheese and other dairy products. HE Russian situation so far stacks up as follows: the German advances in northern Russia do not affect the (1 problem greatly, because th 1; section is a consuming, a grain- blow is in the south, particularly in the Ukraine, which supplies 40 per cent of the country’s sugar beet production and con- tains many of the biggest and best sugar mills. The Ukraine has always been one of the chief bread baskets of Russia. The part already in- vaded, or now a scene of battle, grows about one-fifth of the Ukraine’s famous wheat acreage. Wheat and other small grains are usually harvested in the latter part of July and early in August. Sugar beets are har— vested in autumn. THERE have been some claims by the Russians that a good- ly port of the wheat crop has been harvested and transported out of reach of the German in- vaders. But that will not be possible With the sugar beet crop. The Russians may destroy the sugar beets and unharvested grain, as Stalin commanded, but the result may do more than dis- appoint éhg hopes of the Nazi __ .-_., -, - “......___ “I DO YOU KNOW I I The more serious ‘ spent' Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Carlson. Miss Dorothy Wiss is spend— ing her vacation with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiss. Mr. and Mrs. Holinger and Mr. and Mrs. Miller of Bremerton, spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. J. LaPage. Mary Ann and Jerry Hanlon of Olympia spent several days with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hanlon. Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Ball spent Thursday evening at the J. M. Peterson home. . Miss Phoebe Wiss of Shelton was a guest of Miss Dorothy Wiss during the Labor Day weekend at the Elmer Wiss home. Mrs. George Carlson and chil- dren Spen‘t from Thursday until Monday in Seattle visiting at the Plugged w-atermelons caused the massacre of Dr. and Mrs. Marcus Whitman and eleven others near Walla Walla in 1847. It is theorized by some histor- ians that Whitman generated a dislike among the Indians be- cause of his system of preventing the theft of his watermelons # he plugged the melons, put in a bitter medicine that would make 1t)he Indians sick and put the plug ack. Others believe the massacre was a result of the Indian custom of killingithe doctor if the patient died, and some of Whitman's pa" tients were not cured. I Journal Want-Ads—Phone 100 011 Magnolia Bluff. _ SHIP voiI—II FREIGHT ‘ .x BY BOAT FAST FREIGHT SERVICE WITH DOOR DELIVERY IN SHELTON Seattle Freight should be I‘OUted Via Str. Indian, Ferry Dock, Tacoma Freight via Str. Sllfrookgm Chief. Miiwaukee Dock. 0. Time Schedule as follows; Leaves Tacoma daily, 9xe°ePt Sunda)’, at 5 pm. for Olympia and Shelton Arrives Shelton (131le except Sunday CLARENCE CARI-ANDER, President PUGET SOUND FREIGHT LINES Cliff Wivell’s CERTIFIED mo SERVICE I. Representative 1“ Mason County for Olympia 'l' PRODUCTS COMPANY “ High Grade Fuel and Boise] Oils ‘ROMPT scavnce lst and Franklin Phone 397 'Traffic authorities especially should make the nearer crosswalk line I on the right-hand side of the roadway 25 inches wide so that motorists will be sure to I see it soon enough. Good street lighting is also needed at crosswalks. home of her brother, Fred Walck‘| Tuesday, Sept;ng Coaites Family . ___Wide Crosswalk Markings After Three ~.~_. Protectlon Safeguard Walkers tr . Mr. and Mrs. Rober two children returned" Mt. View home last“. I a three-week trip ‘ a California where t i. ' Coatcs‘ mother in I115 were called south ‘bY. -» l The Shelton famg?‘ friends in several 0 .Ii : California towns be f , to Shelton. l '77 ’l 37 I . :. ‘ SALE I MARRIAGE l I 3’ Mr I ‘4 ' ., : lino“ ‘13:le oi yon, 26. both of S .; ton. Alfred Harry H0 . Lewis, and Neva I 20, Olympia, at Sh Eric Erickson, Bogue, Shelton, at I Roy Collier, 29y SE’IL on 10 . 1/4 NEW; ()f E 0f SEiiv vsection 12 I” W1 e painted lines for crosswalks mean much greater protection -—AAA Safety Features _—.?...——_~._ Miss Helen McGee of Shelton trip to the Orient on the Presi- spent the weekend at the Dro- dent Liner S. S. Coolidge. scher home. Miss McGee, who is Mr. and Mrs. Max Hanlon were on the nursing staff at the Shel- Olympia visitors Sunday.— ton Hospital and Mrs. Droscher came from the same “home town” in South Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Cameron and son Dale, of Onalaska, Miss Eliza- beth Cameron of Olympia, Miss Nadine Unger and Victor Lewis, of Seattle, were guests at the Cameron home Sunday. Mr. Walter Johnson of Everett, was a recent visitor at the La— Page home. Mrs. Frank Morton of Tacuna, spent the holiday weekend with her mother, Mrs. Josephine Hush- ek. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Wiss and daughter, Dorothy, were dinner guests Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lantz Wiss of Shelton. Mr. A. Roberts spent Saturday evening with Mr. and Mrs. P. E Ball. Miss Isabel Chitty was an overnight guest Sunday of her aunt, Mrs. Claude Hanlon. Mr. and Mrs. R. P. "Anderson and Mr. Chas. Barker of Minerva Park, called on Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mason County & Loan AS Journal Want-Ads are snowing their value in every issue of the paper! only The rich, full- llavored whisky “country made” in old Kentucky from Bourbon Springs water, - /. swv, in use Since II SW 1,4 Bennett‘ and Mr. and Mrs. Frank 1820' Yo'f." . Range Ball Sunday afternoon. igyetxfleg=gaah' 23 Marylin and Jack LaPage of Bremerton spent the‘ week with gzzgfis‘xgfirthe »' their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. «Fiddle Bunny I. M L J. LaPage. . Sam Cameron arrived hom e Monday for a ten-days’ visit. He has just returned from his seventh ‘4 of SE14, . ‘4 N0 Pth 13 an . Sect. . 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