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' ' 'u' u~]9 I-a~b/t' I ~JI ~-u I "1" /VI~PU!! Vtltlllty Ittltll Ilgl - C;~:~C; I-%-(--- ( MARY'S MEMOIRS / Mary's diary this week is pretty short for her. The smelt are run- ning in Hood Canal, and she goes to the Puyallup Fair with the gang and has a splendid time! Enjoy ! Thursday, Sept. 17, 1936 Mrs. Nystrom rented the back of the old store, because Gordon and Erma Kern are going to be married and live in his place. To the beach late. Friday, Sept. 18, 1936 Sam went to Seattle and brought back some special sheets because ours never were sent out this week. Not a very good day. Saturday, Sept. 19, 1936 A busy day. Very warm out an.d quite busy all day. Saw Dorothy Eddy, so we made a date to go-to the fair at Puy- allup Wednesday next. Ernie Cox and Charlie have the washroom shingled and wirtdQws , , and doors in. Looks very good, too. Mary Theler poses with Sunday, Sept. 20, 1936 Speed and I cleaned ~ ~ Emmet when he took his out the back of the olddad to the boat. I took store so Mrs. Nystrom all the stuff from the could move in, arid,was ~ , old green cupboard and. it a job! Never saw so sorted it out down at the much stuff to move -- store. Part Iput in a box all paperwork, etc. Sam so I can take it to Char- went to Seattle at 12:15" " lie down at the beach." to a special meeting 9o Charlie went out with I closed up at 7:15 p.m. Elmer Beard and Richey A1 went to town with ' ~ fishing today and he b Photo courtesy of the Mary Thelet Collection fish in this family-album photo. caught about 700 pounds of smelt. My, they were happy. Monday, Sept. 21, 1936 "A busy day and lots of mail. Sam went to Taco- ma and the truck broke down, so he had to stay all night. Charlie and I went over to Elizabeth'S and got her to come back with us. She said she would stay until after' ' hunting season; than I could get another girl. Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1936 Sam not home until~ nearly 7 01clock. We put in a very quiet day. To the beach early. Everyone was tired. All ready to go to the fair. Sam went to an oyster meeting. Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1936 Rudy, Char- lie, Dorothy Eddy, Gladys Harris and, Hillary Bald- win and I all went to Puyal- lap together and did we have fun! We got there at the grandstand. The horses were splendid. The flowers were won- derful too. Saw the own- er of Hollycroft gardens there from Gig Harbor. Does any- one know if the smelt are running? I went smelting about 15 years ago and had a blast. Thank you for reading this week's di- By CLYDENE HOSTETLER ary. 9:30 and didn't get back until 11 o'clock that evening. Of course spent quite a lot of time driving and laughed at Rudy and Charlie both driving the car. Have you got the lights on? Have you got the choke in, etc. We laughed until we were breathless. We saw a fine show from Clydene Hostetler is a longtime Belfair resident, local historian, media archivist and doc- umentary filmmaker of "Hidden in Plain Sight." She has been research- ing Mary Theler's life for the past 11 years. She can be emailed at clydeneh@wavecable. com. P.O. Box 275 NORTH MASON FIBER COMPANY NE 431 Log Yard Rd.. Belfair, WA 98528 The Place To Take Your YARD & WOOD Waste Contractors Welcome Per Small rruck Load (Pick-up Size) OR Load* *Price J based onl size of I vehicle I OPEN MON-FRI 7AM-4:3OPM SAT. ONLY 8AM-4PM 275-0228 Please call fo, directions and more information NO Plastics or Garbage PLEASE in the county fair booth competition Three Log Cars Wrecked at the P'uyallup Fair with the highest score ever given in the county booth One of the worst logging train division, 942 points out of 100, it wrecks the Peninsular railroad was announced by the judges late has experienced for several years, Tuesday. happened near trestle 1 above town, Tuesday evening, when three loaded It was the second time in the past cars piled up in a cut while No. 7 was four years that Huston has copped making its last trip of the day.the blue ribbon for Mason County's agricultural exhibit, his previous No particular cause is given for the conquest in the period coming in cars leaving the track, but the three 1936. He took fourth money in 1937 cars and the logs they carried piled and third last year. up in a tangled mass that required five or six hours to straighten out. i-i0i~;lf~.'ir;~[g|~.~m~itI~m Fortunately none of the brakesmen Harstine Bridge Bonds Defeated were hurt, and the damage is confined to the three wrecked trucks. Mason County voters Tuesday rejected for a second time a bond irbib'dl~q~;Ie[O~-~m~lnu~:~mm issue to construct a bridge to Harstine Island. Mason County Booth Sets Record : winning First Prize at Fair The bond issue for construction of an addition to Pioneer School 942 Points Credited t0Lee Huston's was approved by that district's Creation Constitutes Highest Total voters as was a bond issue by the Ever Given in 40-Year Fair History. Grapeview Fire District's voters for Cagey old Lee Huston called on all the purchase of a fire truck. Voters the cunning 24 years of arranging in the North Mason School District fair booths has brought him, to win for the second time defeated a special first place money for Mason County levy for maintenance and operation. tl journal Serving All of Mason County Since 1886 Shelton's Bus Drivers Strike, Picket District A dispute over guaranteed pay, because it is connected to retirement credits and insurance benefits, seems to be at the heart of why Shelton's school buses aren't running this week. The bus drivers, represented through the Teamsters Union by Owen Linch, threatened to strike last week when the school board refused to meet with them at an executive session. New low price! Aidlne ncb* color T' -:save now, pay ................. 309,s Nm ]Lst Pltone ~1 This ad appeared in the September 30, 1965 edtition of the Mason County Journal.