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Shelton, Washington
November 25, 1941     Shelton Mason County Journal
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' up defense progress, as though some directing Page Four '* Situationalcommented“ Consolidated with The Shelton independent Published every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon of War we Ni-wv';_.ip«~r l’uDHsm-rs‘ Association and Hill lu’diturlal As‘:-o(~,.: :l I Entered as st ("‘lll‘ml'l‘lfis ninth r (L: llK‘ postofiice at Shelton, Washluglon All -m hit! . . . Subscription Rates: in Mason County (outside of Shelton city mail eftrri» r dlSlY‘lClSl ‘ o morat,‘_.;, $1.13; ‘5 mourns, 75c. li‘nrr-ign $3 .30 pi r your. Postal. ('ug lalions fin-bid ‘s ol‘ Shnlton served by city mail carrier from 7‘vaiV‘li2 {llcll‘ Journal by mail. BY JOURNAL CARRIER: in Shelton, 25¢ per month (collected by carrier) ‘ w $2.50 per year in advance. BY MAIL: .;..'. 1'3rhl‘; J. EBER ANGLE Manager GRANT C. ANGLE Editor THE BEST NEWS IN MONTHS Perhaps the best news for Shelton in some; Amonths, and for various good reasons, is that the: Qway has been,cleared and soon will be in progress; one of the new Safeway Stores of the class being} built in many places with adjoining parking; space, which when completed will help to relieve; the car and shopper congestion at the present, store location at Second and Cota Streets. Almost as important will be the removal of, an old eyesore which stands at the corner of two main streets and the approach to the rather eX-, tensive parking project carried out this summer; for four blocks along Railroad avenue, which has! already received much favorable comment fromi those who drive along the highway and catch a glimpse of the improvement which has been made, And it is worth noting that this marks the completion of plans in mind and the hopes of; years in creating a pleasing city center withi lawns, shrubs and flowers, and including the new‘ Postoffice block, City Hall, Legion and Masonic, buildings, and the more recent improvement of the Company Garage, L. M. Furniture Depart- ment, Warehouse, and the hiding of the railroad! shops and tracks behind an ornamental wire} fence. Once the civic minded had thought it hope-l less to expect the improvement. of the railroadf and property along Shelton’s main street, but a? short year has proved what a concerted effortl will do toward beautifying a city. ‘ Perhaps best of all is the expression of con-- fidence by a large'mercantile concern spread over; the West in the future growth and prospects for} Shelton’s permanency, and their large investment‘ should inspire an equal confidence in the com-i munity itself and the newcomers who are a‘ttract-‘ fed here by the industries and encouraged to build; :‘homes for themselves. Incidentally, the class of; the newer homes being built in Shelton indicates the wisdom of such investment for the future. I AN EVIL GENII UNCOBKED President Roosevelt is now facing the genii he uncorked earlier in the game in the person of; a greatly magnified President Lewis, who is nowi asserting his claim to dictate to the nation’s 130,—? 000.000, souls, as well as his own special group,l ,and determine their fate ‘, While this present issue is trifling, merely; over five per cent of the men dn “captive” coal, mines who have refused to pay dues tribute to‘ Lewis, there are many other big issues to be set-l tled, notably the welders, the airplane and shipi workers and the railroad men. But it will be noted that all the recent strikes have been in key spots plainly intended to hold, mind was bent on crippling the United States in' its efforts to get behind the men who have been forced ,into service. l Congressnow threatens, if President Roos’e-I velt gives the word, to pass legislation intended to delay or prevent strikes in defense industry, but probably nothing much will be done until the nation arises in its wrath and in plain English tells the President, Congress and the big labor leaders to stop foolishness all along the line, if: it is not too late. , It goes without saying that the great massl of American labor is patriotic to the core, and' could not well be otherwise since it is largely} their sons who are. in the ranks and may in due time be on the firing line; but their leaders seem \ to be drunk with power over millions of men and! money and have set themselves even above the President. The average worker is well satisfied and only asks to be let alone and permitted to-geti in full time on his job. ' , l WHAT’S BECOME 0F ALUMINUM JUNK? The 0PM is preparing for a nation wide cam-I paign against waste and after the success in gathering up old aluminum by the public, is talk-; ing of similar campaigns for scrap metal, Isuchl as has not already gone to Japan; waste paper and! any old junk around the home, and soon the land, may resound in the 'old-time cry of “any old rags,l sacks or bottles.” . Come to think of it there have been no re-e turns from the aluminum campaign and it is said that much of this is still hanging around old ware- houses, but that none of it will ever see new life; in an airplane, as was promised when the people; got behind the campaign and encouraged thei'rl boys to gather it up. It is all very well. to make fun of “,Herrg Schickleburger” but we must hand it to Hitler for getting things done, starting from. scratch after World War and building the greatest war and! fighting machine on earth, and no fooling. ing statement released yesterday by Treasurer Reg Sykes indicates. of $7,175.49. October follows: ,Less Charity cases and l Medical Staff and Out— side Specialists ............ .. 1,692.38l Administration, Nurs— , ing, X—ray, Labora- tory, Kitchen Help, Orderlies and Floor . Maids ............................ .. 2,835.63 Drugs. Dressings and 3 Maintenance Photo: Washington State Progress Commission and “'ashington Newspaper Publishers Association. Shocks of wheat stretching endlessly over rolling hills prcsage one of the greatest harvests in history. This scene was taken a short distance from Pullman in the southeastern part of the state. —-—- SHELTON-MASON COUNTY JOURNAL HARVEST TIME NEAR PULLMAN Hospital Shows 1 Continued Gain During October! l I A strong operating gain sent the Shelton General Hos-l pital Association’s accrued gainl for the year to date to $558.78,l the monthly condensed operat-l ReCeipts for the month totalled! $7,606.69 against disbursements A major item on, the October statement shows re— ceipt of $3,647 in donations. The condensed statement for RECEIPTS discount .......................... $7,606.69 ' DISBURSEMENTS Other Hospital Sup— plies and Laundry .... .. Fuel, Lights and VVa- ter 987.80 , 50.00 ' l TED VAN wand ‘ STAMFGAMEAS, 'Ove’rbeke, senior end. =he caught every pass the High- l 233.91 Kitchen Supplies ............ .. 995.141 , Depreciation and In— Insurance ...................... .. 380.63 $7,175.49 ‘ Operating Cain .............. ..$ 431.20, Operating Gain accrued i to 10/31/41 ................... 558.78i Donations received in October .......................... .. 3,647,005 i N.B.—rOfficers and Trustees nev- er have and do not receive any compensation for their services. Submitted by SHELTON GENERAL " HOSPITAL ASS’N. Car Registration , I Card is Necessary To Get ’41 Plates According to the latest bulletin issued by the Motor Vehicle divis- lion of the State License Depart- ment, applicants for renewal of motor vehicle license plates must present the last issued registra- tion card to the license officials as evidence of ownership before; 1942 license plates may be issued by the county auditor. If the applicant has lost his 1 registration card, he must: either produce a duplicate or show his certificate of title to prove to the Shelton, the Bears scored the first interception by plunging the final :third canto with Randall again I auditor that he is the actual own- er of the car and that he is en- titled to the license plates. The motor vehicle division has abandoned its plan of furnishing; Shelton (o) duplicates to auditors $ during the past two or three years, ow- ing to the expense and time necessary to prepare them. Rec—2 ords show that the inumber of duplicates sold does mt warrant \bhe expense involved, the division points Amt. Hatchery Grange Treats Soldiers To Turkey Dinner Twelve Fort Lewis soldiers who made many friends in the Clo- quallum district during the Army maneuvers , of August-September were guests of honor when Hatch- eryGrange held a Thanksgiving dinner last week. After enjoying dinner at two o’clock, a short program follow- ing, then dancing until seven, when supper was served, the sol- diers expressed their deep appre- ciation for the splendid treatment accorded them by the grangers. Election of 1942 officers part of‘the Hatchery Grange pro- gram for the day, with the fol- lowing results: i ’R.‘ 1V. Strike, master; Allen Rice, overseer; Gladys Musgrove, lecturer; Peter Thomason, stew- ard; Robert Schonack, steward: Etta Blanton, chaplain; I Lucy Schonack, secretary; Thomas Musgrovchtreasurer; Viola Strike, lady assistant steward: Arthur Hicboki. gate keeper; Edith Beer-- bauer, Ceres. Helen Musgrove, Pomona; Ruth Mae Strike. Fiel‘a;‘ Mrs. Beerbauer, home economics chairman. Journal \Vnnt-Ails-aphone 100 ‘in front of the Albert assistant ' 1 Post Offices. lllCLllllBlillS l. 0 SE Olympia Has Easy Time in Annual Thanksgiving Clash, Win- ning by 33 to 0 What tiny satisfaction any Shel— V ton fan could salvage out of Olym- pia’s easy 33 to 0 Victory over the Highclimbers in the annual Thanksgiving Day football game could only come from one source —the sensational play of Ted Van- ' Ted closed three years of play as a Highclimber regular with by far the finest game of his high school football career. He made tackles on both sides of the field, whether' the play came his way or went to the other side, he blocked vigorously and until the last couple of minutes of the game climbers completed, most of them pretty difficult catches. There would hardly be an ob— jector even among Olympia fol-~ lowers to label the rangy Shelton end as the outstanding player of the game, despite the obvious fact that the Bears must have had some stars to run up a five-touch- down verdict. From‘ the first minute of play there was little question of the outcome. After kicking off to time they laycd hands on the ball, returning Sheltonls punt for a 65— yard touchdown via a lateral from Ted Leidy to Tim Randall. The Highclimbers held until the second play of the second quarter before yielding another Bear tally, but Randall culminated a 50-yard drive which started with a pass four yards. Passes from Leid‘y to Jack VanEaton played an impor- tant role in the advance. The Bears scored again in the scoring after passes and laterals had put the Bears in position af- 'ter a 60—yard march. Two touch- downs in the last period turned the game into a rout, Randall throwing a pass to Darrel Sand- ers for one and Ray Bert, center. intercepting a pass and rambling 45 yards for the last one. i The Highclimbers held Olympia well enough on running plays but couldn’t fathom the Bear laterals and passes, which were used ex— tensively. Shelton’s line played good ball defensively but very poor ball offensively. Outside of VanOverbeke, High— climber luminaries were Carrol .Hill and Donn Nelson in the line and Bob Puhn in the backfield. Olympia made tcn first downs, Shelton three. ‘M’m WEE Goes On At pagitsand Mrs. Ted Aselson of , were out to see Mr. and Mrs. Main over the weekend. Mrs. Sirley attended the DES. card party at Union on the 11th. She reports a nice time and a Potlatch, Nov. 21._«The Potlatch Social Club held its meeting at the day afternoon with Mrs. Reader as hostess. were Mrs. Simmons, Sr, and the gal— loping goose to Mrs. Tyler. . Mr. and Mrs. s. Ardell of Set attic were guests of Mr. and Mrs, Jacobson on Sunday. Mr. Mrs. Parks were guests of Jacobsons on the same day. Mrs. E. Carlson is spending the week in Seattle. The W. H. Smiths haVe moved. They house formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. house Mr. and Mrs. Al Main and twol O l ym p i a ( 33 ) VanOverbeke LE Lewis Daugherty L T Mulligan Jarvis LG C. Kyle S. Wilson C J. Kyle Hill R G Flem Nelson R T Mowell Lumsden R E Taylor Pearce Q VanEaton Woolsey R H Lindsay Puhn L H Leidy Howarth F Randall Substitutions Shelton—M. Wilson G,. Eager G, [Page H, Calkins H, B. AnderSOn H, 0. Anderson T, Robinson T. Allison E, Cole G, Waters F. ‘Ark’ Drifted Across _ Canal, 11/2 Miles Away Shafer’s “ark” has been found. Torn loose from its moorings Shafer home on Hood Canal, four miles north of Union, in last Thursday night’s storm, the “ark” traveled about a mile and a half toward Belfair and across to the Tahuya side of the canal from the Shafer home before being stopped either , by its anchors, which are several was -‘ pairs of railroad wheeIs, or by some obstruction in the canal. One of the most popular hob— bies of sailors in the U. S. Navv and Naval Reserve is that of col- lecting “covers” from the battle?- ships that maintain their own Several naval mag- azincs devote regular departments to stamp collections. There are four (Ll) Naval Train- ing Stations Where Naval recruits are trained before going aboard ship or entering one of the Trade -Schools. They are at Newport. ,Rliode Island; Great Lakes, Illi- 1.nois: Norfolk, Virginia: and San Diego, Culil‘ornia. Comparison of Navy and Civilian A study of the incomes of an enlisted man in the Navy, and a civilian. iud‘ ‘ w by co arison that a Seaman First Class probably has 7' net i come than a civilian making ten- dollars a day and Fifty dollars per month. The comparison appearing below is intended to reflect this in greater detail. 0 I 0 Cunhan , 25 days at $10.00 ...................................................... ..$250.00 A civilian has this gross amount from which to pay all of his «own expensesmhow much, if any, is left over for later years has been found through history to be extremely uncer— tain. ‘ Navy Man i Seaman First Classmnet pay per month .............. __$ 54.00 Plus estimated civil value of~— Man’s food Retirement benefits .. Medical benefits Dental benefits Death benefits ............................................................ .. Ships stores and commissary savings, including laundry and sundries .......................................... .. 12.00 Plusestimated freedom from civilian expenses for—— Rent .............................................................. .. 18.00 Clothing ............ .. 8.00 Social Security .. 2.50 Union dues ......... .. 5.00 Taxes (misc); ..... .. 10.00 Entertainment ................................................. .. 11.00 Transportation, or gas and car payments 22.00 Miscellaneous other items ............. .3 ....................... .. 12.00 Approximate gross income for comparative purposes ...................................... ..$253.50 The above comparison is for a first class Seaman, which rank may be obtained within a few months, and thereafter the‘ Navy pay is even higher and at all times the employment far more permanent. ' _... 7.. last Thursday visiting Mr. ' sons spent Ellensbtirg, Bremerton By Elizabeth Hussman home of Mrs. Reader Tucs- good crowd. Two tables of bridge played, high score going , Bremerton were callers at Mrs. Sisley; second high to Armistice Day. and the The Abstract Man of A. L. BELL are TO‘N located in the Arnold Drake. This is more familiarly known the Livingstone home.” Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Hobart of' Loans and Insurance Seattle visited the Hales over the BE”; BUILDING weekend. SHELTON, p l ‘ Heuston Chosen days of every week, or Two Hundred Methodist Men Good l Church turned the tables on the ladies in putting on a turkey din- ner at the church Monday evening, at which the :men furnished and- f cooked the dinner and waited on I Main’s Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bushue of the Hussman home the afternoon of' Mason County Abstracts, Real Estate ,‘WASH. Tuesday, ovember lthe tables while thév lchildren just waited lfurnished some mild 16 New Rayonier V.’P,l the clumsy efforts b3, lthat the feed was a l 'lstice to it. The damet 83“ Frandsco' NOV‘ 24"wRay' i ldwed by a short prog onier Incorporated announces the ‘ completed an enjoyable appointment of M. E. Houston as 4- i a vice—president of the company to fill the position left vacant by Mrs. Harold C. E1115 the recent death of W. L. Ray- her home from the mend. Mr. Houston has beenv Sunday. associated with the Rayonier or- ' ganization for eleven years, hav~l ing entered the company‘s service‘, .3 as purchasing agent and subse-ll H O M quently serving; for a number of, ,. years as assistant to Mr. Ray-5 mond. Prior to his association; with Rayonier, Houston had been ;~ identified with the pulp and paper , industry in various capacities} since 1912. hus, he brings tell his new, position an extensive, background of, experience and an: . I inti‘lnate knowledge of the duties' E Reasonable which he has assumed. ‘ l a N0 DELAY. Cooks, Diners Find’ Methodist The the Mason County. & Loan A850 Title Insurance. men Qf a l _...'... 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