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November 11, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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November 11, 1971

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STEPHANA DE MIERO, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen De Miero, demonstrates the type of car seat that has been proved unsafe. At programs to be held in the PUD auditorium on Wednesday, safety standards for children's car seats will be discussed. lec Shopping carefully for toddler's car seats is one of the issues to be discussed at a program entitled "Safety Tips for Tots in Automobiles" to be held Wednesday, November 17th at the PUi) Auditorium in Shelt(m from 2:00-.t:30 p.m. or 7:30-9:00 p.m. Although federal safety standards for children's car seats have been in effect since last April, parental caution before buying one is a good idea, Linda l)eMiero, County Extension Agent says. "The standards wet'E promptt~l by test findings that some of the children's car seats would not even provide a nmmnum of protection against ct)lllsion o~ a sudden stop. The problem now is that some of the inadequate car seats still may be on the market", she says. The Federal Trade Commission says to check the date of manufacture stamped on ing the label. The presence of the date is mandatory under the new standards, if the date is April 1971 or later, the commission Foursquare Sets Youth Event A three-day Youth Emphasis program will take place at the Foursquare Church Thursday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. and all day on Sunday. Barry Tuchman and Mike Saunders from Eugene, Ore. will " :'~'the special guests ......... Barry, a student ~ University of Oregon, will give his testimony of his deliverance from dope and tell of his new life found in the Lord Jesus Christ. Mark will also give his testimony and will be playing his guitar and singing. All the youth in the area are invited to these services which will be designed to appeal to them. ere says, the consumer can be reasonably sure he is buying a seat that complies with the standard for impact protection. "Parents who are planning to buy a new car, as well as a car seat for a child, also may find an interesting fact in the results of a survey conducted by Physicians for Automotive Safety," says Mrs. DeMiero. Although two major automobile manufacturers have developed effective child safety seating systems, the survey reported that neither company has been able to stimulate its new-ear dealezs,to promote the ~tf~y cat seats for national use. Two other car manufacturers have shown no interest in either the development or distribution of any effective child safety systems, she noted. The program is sponsored by the Mason County Cooperative Extension Service, the Washington State Patrol and the U. S. Air Force, McChord Field. Shelton High School Its By SANA BREWER A ski movie was shown at the first meeting of ski club last Friday. The Crystal Mountain Ski School plan, which Shelton High participates in, was discussed, and information sheets were handed out. Students are getting enthusiastic about skiing again, now that there's snow in the mountains. At the homecoming kick-off assembly, last Monday, the homecoming court was announced. The girls chosen under the theme of Superstars are Holly Manke, Debbie Long, and Dena Stracke. Each class sponsors one day of activities during homecoming week. Sophomores had Tuesday for their activities. Juniors sponsored a pudding eating contest in which a girl stands on top of a ladder and drops pudding into a guys mouth at the bottom of the ladder. Juniors also have a tug-of-war featured Wednesday. Seniors will also be sponsoring the 440 relay race on tricycles around Loop Field Thursday. A fashion show that features boys in girl's apparel, and girl's in boys clothing is also scheduled. The High School band and choir have put together a Variety st Meeting Show for Thursday-night after the bonfire. Tickets are on sale for 50c and may be purchased from choir students. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. After a big win over Chehalis last week, 41-6, the tiighclimbers are ready to take on Tumwater tomorrow night in the last game of the season, and a "Homecoming Specialty" at that. Boogie Creed will play for the special Girls' Club homecoming dance. Nov. 12 after the game. Since it's a special dance girls are asked to wear dresses, or nice pantsuits. Presale tickets are $1. Tickets are $1.25 at the door. The cross country team will be representing Shelton at the state meet in Seattle this Saturday. Rich James, Mark Lewis, and Mike Hays all placed in the District meet last weekend earning Shelton a second place, and a chance in the State Meet. Shelton High School students donated $141.01 to the East Pakistan Refugee Fund by giving up money they ordinarily spend on lunches for this cause. TO LIVE is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often. John Henry Newman Corps Gets Permit Application has been received by the Seattle U. S. Army Corps of Engineers office from Gordon K. Bell, Tacoma, for a Department of the Army permit for work on the south end of Reach (Treasure) Island in Case Inlet near Grapeview. The work includes repair and preservation of an existing concrete bulkhead and construct a pier with boathouse. The applicant has advised that the existing bulkhead was constructed in 1960. Purpose of the work is for a private boat moorage. Interested parties are requested to submit, in writing, any comments or objections that they may have to the existing and proposed work. The decision as to whether a permit will be issued will be based on an evaluation of the impact of the existing and proposed work on the public II I~ Call Us About OAK PARK A Planned Unit Development 42.6-2646 HIMLIE REALTY, INC interest. Factors affecting the public interest include, but are not limited to, navigation, fish and wildlife, water quality, economics, conservation, aesthetics, recreation, water supply, flood damage prevention, ecosystems, and, in general, the needs and welfare of the people. Comments on these factors will be accepted and made part of the record and will be considered in determining whether it would be in the best public interest to grant a permit. Replies to this notice should be mailed to reach the Seattle Corps office not later than Nov. 30 to insure consideration. ---- -.- - - - - - - -.- - - - -- - - --_-_ -.-.--_% LOWREY RENT or BUY on Easy Terms Johnny's Music Box 205 Cota 426-4302 , .... OFFICERS IN THE Department of Motor Vehicles Driver which opened here last week look over a license renewal F. Perry, left, examiner, and John Collier, office manager. The Cota St., is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through SaturdaY" Mary M. Knight all By BRIAN C. CLEVENGER Basketball season has started at Mary M. Knight. The team is starting out the season with the return of most of last year's players. The varsity and junior varsity have 22 players this year. "If we work hard enough, we will really do well," said Jim Getchman, the basketball coach. Last week, the three upper classes of M.M.K. took the Armed Service Examination. The three-hour test is designed to help a student find out where his abilities lie. ason The M.M.K. Boy Scout troop is now in full swing. The troop meets at the school every Monday evening. They would like to have any boys ages 11-16 who are interested, to join the troop. The Mary M. Department was when the house burned down a they were able to garage and tl I Insurance on your car,.= home, business, health, lile and everything else VOU V~.lh.le. IOCKY HEMBROFI AGENCY 506 W. Franklin SAI=IECCI 426-3357 ,NS .... cE Values to $14.99 NOW Capris, Blouses, Capri Sets Values to $14.99 NOW EVERGREEN SQUARE SHELTON Over twenty nine thousand trained employees to serve each shipper. Specialists using the most modern, sophisticated equipment available-such as radar-directed classification yards, the world's largest privately owned microwave network, and direct-line car location print-outs. Many of these twenty nine thousand Union Pacific employees you may know as friends and neighbors. They are dedicated to making their community a better place to live-and they'll work round the clock to deliver the goods for you and to you. These are good people and great railroaders. You should get to know them better. If you're a shipper, the odds are in your favor. .... ~i~iiii: UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD Page 14 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, November 11, 1971