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Percy  Pio 6017 S.E. 86th kve Portland, Ore IcCleary Group lama ]o/m in Mourning Death l . RY -- Continued ex- quickly and efficiently is the big- b Simpson Timber Comp- s only Western Washing- ging firm of the 1890&apos;s under the same name was attributed to to meet changing by Dave James, di- public affairs, in a talk Chamber ot Tuesday. his views on with an arppre- Ernest Teagle, longtime businessman and civic 80th birthday was the luncheon meeting. just as Teagle has by adapting to have successful indus- to modernize and corn- to new conditions. Shelton Cooperative Yield contract of 1946 the great changes to son has adjusted, sized that this 100- with the United Service offers only and not guarantees | CONTRACT means we ]L:ble source of timber but itY to buy logs and con- intoproducts at a pr fit ,tely Simpson's responsi- e said. "In this fast- World, under hard pres- ent Canada and the South, to modernize old plants ( . I00als Break amounting to more reported in broken Shelton Junior High the weekend. six flower pots and on the window sill of the building 50 windows were Superintendent said. He said two of the school district's staff spent most of the broken win- 'L.DITION, he stid, the ie Evergreen School was :by someone driving over lt hhe windows in the junior were broken were An e building which faces s generally shut off Of the weekend dam- : addition to about $100 {.darnage by vandals to I%Hdings over the past two :| aYlor said. S, eok gest challenge we face. The suc- cess with which we accomplish these changes is directly related to the welfare of our employees and of businessmen within the Shelton Working Circle." James said the sustained yield contract "does not tell Simpson what to do beyond the stump, or how to do it or when to do it." Simpson's p 1 a n n e d improve- ments. James added, are intend- ed to meet not the competition of 1946 but that of "1963 And 1973 and 1983." "The green end we will move from McCleary to a central ve- neer peeling location in Shelton early next year is not being taken because the company has less in- terest in McCleary," he said. "We also will be removing the green end from Olympic plywood plant in Shelton. "THIS IS BEING DONE be- cause we know from a careful analysis of present and future markets that unless we consoli- date these green ends immediately to improve our log-handling costs the ability of Simpson to sell ply- wood will shrink and the welfare of both MeCleary and Shelton will suffer." Raw materials alone do not guarantee successful manufactur- ing operations, James explained. He said that if a company could succeed on raw materials alone, the town of Roslyn sitting on "untold millions of tons of coal" would be thriving today instead of mourning the closing of its last coal mine. "We must know our markets and our competition and we must know how to manage our produc- tion. our transportation and our service to customers," hc con- cluded. "This is what Simpson is trying to do. This is why we are malting changes which, in the long run, will benefit the entire area." City Buys Pick-up, Police Car The Shelton City Commission awarded contracts for a new 3/4 ton pickup for the W'ater De- partment to Mell Chevrolet and a new car for the Police Dgpart- merit to Jim Pauley Inc. when they met Tuesday night. The awards were made on the recommendations of City Super- visor Pat Byrne and Police Chief -Paul HirtO/l. The Mell bid, $2,TtS.11, was the higher of two bids submitted by that firm, bug, was lower than the other two bidders. The Pauley bid of $1,568.91 was also the higher of two submitted by them, but lower than the other bids. Both bids were for heavier-duty vehicles than the lower bids. KIMBEL MOTORS was the oth- er bidder of the three which each submitted bids on both vehicles. The commmsion accepted the resignation of Orin Baumgart as Police Patrohnan. In his letter ]of resignation, he said te was taking a job as stationary engin- eer.with the Department "of insti- tufibns at the new Washington Corrections Center. Mayor FrankTravis Jr. expres- sed appreciation to Baumgart for his six years of service to the Police Department. The commission appointed Mar- vin D. Snyder, Walls Walls, as patrolman to ucceed Baumgart. Snyder is a gmtxl at the State Penitentiary in Walls wafla. He was the highest man on the civil service eligibility list TAKEN AT UW--This picture of President John F. Ken- nedy was taken in November, 1961 when he addressed the University of Washington Centennial Convocation at Ed- mundson Pavilion. He was clad in the crimson and black robe of Harvard University, his alma mater. * * :]: :;: Shelton and Mason County joined the rest of the Nation Monday in mourning the death of President John F. Kennedy. All local government offices, along with schools and most business places were closed in honor of the day of motu'ning proclaimed by state and national leaders. Some business firms opened Monday afternoon. Simpson Timber Company carried out a normal work schedule Monday except that employees were permitted to attend church services during the President's funeral. Flags being flown in the county will fly at half staff for the next 30 days. A number of IoeaI events were postponed or cancelled as a result. THE KIWANIS FOOTBALL BANQUET was resehednled for next Wednesday because the two University of Washington football plffyers scheduled to speak could not make it Tuesday night because of the postponement of the UW-WSU football game last weekend. The Mason County Commission, which was to have met l,Ionday, met Tuesday instead. Shelton Police Court, scheduled for Monday night, was not held this week with all cases set over to this coming Monday night. THE STREETS IN DOWNTOWN Shelton onday were lined with flags put out by the local WARC chapter. Black mourning streamers were on all of the flags. The Shelton City Commission meeting Monday night opened with a moment of silence in honor of the dead president. -The high school Senior Ball, one of the big social events .of the sclmol year, was cancelled Friday night. No new date has been announced yet for it. , The Shelton Golf Club cancelled its scheduled mixed two-ball ours0mc competition Sunda:. , Death Is Called 'Thanksgiving Apparent Suicide is Observed County, City, State and Fed- erM Government office in Mason County were eloed today in ob- servance of Thanksgiving. Most local business places were closed also in observance of the day. Schools were dismissed at noon \\;Vednesday and will resume clas- ses Monday morning. The Post Office observed a holiday mail schedule with mail arriving and being sent out from the Post Office and distributed to Post Office boxes. There was no rural or city ]nail delivery. Some local thnrches scheduled special Thanksgiving services. The death of ]Vlrs. Phyllis Jones, 38, Rt. 2, Shelton, Tuesday after- noon was apparently caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the MasOn County Sheriff!s office said. Her body was discovered on the floor of a garage workshop at the family home, Rt. 2. Box 501 about 2:45 p.m Tuesday by a neighbor, Mrs. Emma McClough- fin. Officers said there was a .22 caliber rifle beside the body and that a bullet had entered her head. Funeral services for Mrs. Jones will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Bat- stone Funeral Home. Burial will be in Shelton Memorial Park. Mrs. Jones was born in Seattle March 6. 1925 and had lived in Mason County the past nine years. Survivors include her husband, Keith, two sons, illiam and Howard and two daughters Mar- tha an/l Mary, all at home, and POST OFFICE JOBS The Shelton Post Office is still taking applications for men to work during the holiday season, Postmaster Jack Gray said this week. The office has a sufficient who would accept employment. Street Superintendent Bob Tem- ple reported that shingles had been purchased to repair the roof :ii:[Uno, State Superinten- on the Girl ScoUt building at her parents, Mr. and Mrs. How- number of women applicants for !!PUblic Instruction, will Kneeland Park. ard Green, Los Angeles, Calif. the jobs available. iitthe Wednesday Night-  -- ------r------- ..... !);ne Shelton Methodist Exceptio Fores rs Cu na/ to t First Yule Trees :Qllege n advance edu- ],?hne will formally ad- 7 =, group for 30 to 45 mi- ;!t tile cone uston of his il; conduct a quest on ..r period. The meeting ][{}I= at 7:30 p.m. Wednes- !;h:he church at Fourth ili' All citizens of the 'i y' who are interested '9 ar6no's views and   With him the contri- i f the junior college to ' :,Vtional needs are oord- L"sw:t K Festival County Forest Fes- will meet in the District 3 confer- 8 p.m. Dec. 5. will discuss plans festiwd with a sclec- mine among the items Clive Troy stated that interested in. arc invited to the express Uleir ideas. 77th YEAR--NO. 48 Entered as second class matter at the post office at Shelton. Washington, 10 Cents per Copy undo]- Act of arch 8. 1879. Published weekly at 227 West CoLa. Thursday, November 28, 1963 Published in "Christvaastown, U.g.A.', Shelton. Washington 12 Pages  2 Sections Rhododendron RR Avenue tllc only confuscd vorld today. bush facing between Second reels is, also, as at.- eral lovely purple burst forth last the scenery in business district. FIRST TREES FOR FORESTERS  The Christ- mas Tree harvest in Mason County is in full swing with all yards operating at capacity. Among the newest Christmas Tree pr, oducers in the county are these boys from the Exceptional Foresters pro- gram who are harvesting the first trees from land leased from the Shelton Port Commission at tile airport. Here, the boys trim and load a trailer load of trees which will be hauled to the Harris and Thomas Christmas Tree yard on Highway 101. These are natural trees, AI Wagner, supervisor of the Exceptional Foresters program said. The boys will continue to harvest trees as long as the cut- ting season lasts, he said, The group Will also have trees for sale to individuals at their headquarters across from the Moose Lodge at the Sllelton Air Port. Wagner said the boys have been doing all of the cutting, dragging, trimming, loading on the trees hauled this year. They are planning to get in- to the program of training in Christmas Tree cul- ture for these mentally retarded boys of over school age. A plot of ground has been cleared near the headquarters for a seed bed and after the tree harvest is complete, the boys will begin land clearing in preparation for planting and prun- ing some of the trees =n the natural stand on the property they have leases. Petitions Ask City To Join 5- County Library Demonstration City Gets Extension On Sewer Project The City of Shelton last week was granted a 30-day extension in its sewer improvement project under which it is to get federal funds under the Accelerated Pub- lic Vrorks ProgTam. Approval of the extension came from the Housing and Home Fin- ance Agency Regional office in Seattle, City Supervisor Pat Byrne said. Byrne said that he is now in the process of looking over the project to see what can be cut out and still leave an acceptable project. TIIE REDUCTION in the size of the project was made neces- sary when the bids received on the work were about $20,000 high- er than the engineer's estimate. The city rejected a]t of the bids and asked for the 30-day exten- si0n of time to get workers on the project in order to bring cost figures in line with the amount of money available. The city is to get $24,000 from the federal government for the project and has added city funds to bring the amount up to about $58,000, which was about what the engineer's estimate of the pro- ject was. Grid Banquet h Rescheduled Shelton's annual post-season football banquet has been re- scheduled, for next VCedrmsda.y, Dec. 4. as a corollary to President Kennedy's assassination. Scheduled for this past Tues- dty evening, the banquet had to be re-dated because of the post- ponement of the University of Washington and Washington State football game from last Saturday until next Saturday. Re-dating the football game eliminated the two Husky foot- ball players who were to be ban- quet speakexs for last Tuesday, hence the decision to delay the banquet. : EVEN WlTIt the ]tew date there will be a substitution in the speaking twosome. Mike Briggs, starting Husky tackle, has missed too much classwork recently due to a death in his family so his place will be taken by Chuck Bond. une of his tackl under- studies. Halfback Dave Kopay will come as originally planned, according to banquet chairman John Pill. Other details remain the same-- ),it. View school cafeteria as the site. 6:30 p.m. as the time. $2 the admission price, all masculine football fans invited. All members of the Higlclimber varsity and B squads, both un- defeated this past season, and their fathers and coaches will be honored guests of the Kiwanis Club. During the evening Coach Bob Sund will reveal the identity of members of the squad who were voted foul" special honors ac- corded each ycar--honorat W cap- tain, inspirational award, blocking and tackling trophy, and coaches' award. Christmas Fund Now Up To $117 Okay, neighbors, we've idled along in low gear for some three weeks now How's about shift ng into high with those contributions to the 40 & S-Journal Christmas fund.. The total reached $117 yester- day, a climb from $91 at last re- port a week ago. The new donors include: Anonymous .......................... $5.00 Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jones ..$5.00 Anonymous ........................... $1.00 Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Grant .... $5.00 Mr. & Mrs. Roy )'1eConkey $10.00 Previously listed ............... $91.00 Grand Total ...................... $117.00 As most folks know, this fund is used to provide food and toys in Mason County homes which ,'ould nl otherwise enjoy those treats at Cllrictnms. The voyageurs of 40 & 8 Voi- Lure 135 do till the work--screen- ing the list of recipients, ac- quiring the ingredients, making up and delivering the baskets (with assists from other groups aad organizations}. The Journal's part iv simply to raise the money needed. So send 3"our dontributins to the Journal for acknowledge- l ment. Anonymit:y will be respect- ed when requested. Petitions are being circulated ] "A year ago, the Mayor of Shel- ] that no one was questioning that in Shelton this week asking theton and the County Commission- it would bring added library ser- City Commission to over-rule the ers appointed a joint committee vice decision of the Library Board in to study the whole question of "An opportunity to have ira- voting not to participate in a library service to both the City proved library service at no extra demonstration of a five-county li- and the County. "to see if we cost and no loss of control for brary supported by the state and cannot promote a more efficient' period of two years should not federal funds during 1964-66. and less expensive library service lightly be tossed aside. Let the The petitions were started af- to the people of all of Mason citizens oi! Slelton consider.carr- ier the city commission at its County" fully whether the argxunents put meeting last week received a let- "The Committee submitted a forward by those who would re- ter from the Library Board in- detailed report with one recem- ject the findings of the Library forming the commission of the de- mendation for action, an action study committee actually hold wa- cision, and, stating that if not which they felt would benefit ter. keeping in mind that rejection instructed otherwise by the corn- both city and county. They reeom- would not only deprive Shelton- mission, the library board would mended that the Public Library ions of the opportunity for this at its December 12 meeting send of the City of Shelton participate improved service, but would also a letter to tbe state library group in a demonstration, of library ser- reduce the benefits their friends informing them that the Shelton vice at the level of American Lib- and neighbors in Mason County library did not want to partiei- rary Association standards, which might receive. pate. . will be held in this area begin- "Those who fear loss of control The library board decision, it ning in the latter part of 1964. No would result from participation was learned, came on a split de- action was needed by the County, (Continued on ])age 3) cision, with three members because the library which serves andagainSttwoJiningfavoringtheit.demnstratin tothe participate.Cunty has already agreed Lar btl'-o'en Here A STUDY committee appointed "The report explains that such by the city ad county commis- participation is Sunply an experi- sions about a year ago recom- ment in cooperation between mended to the two groups last neighboring libaries, assisted, Recovered ,.'" February that the city library during the two year period, by the join the two-year demonstration. State Library. The city would pay Tte South Puget Sound Region- no money over that presently bud- al LibrmT, which provides book getedforlibrary service. The city I00lt IJi/"$a- wr-U#'" mobile service to the areas in Ms- would lose no control of its lib- son County outside the city lira- rary, since it:. would merely be its of Shelton has already agreed agreeing to cooperate in a trial of A 20-year-old Port Orchard to join the five-county demonstra- t large library system. Both the man has admitted stealing a ear tion. city and the coUnty would receive in Shelton early this month,,Shel- In a statement issued this week greatly in, proved library service, ton Police said this week. those who favor the city library The mayor himself, in the city John J. Sanders is being held joining in the demonstration said: council meeting, has pointed out n Kitsap County Jail on charges of parole violation, burglary and The Ch i tmas Messag thef00 that county r s e Police Chief Paul Hinton said it was unlikely he would he When/t 6ets Dark/t/s Time brought to {ason County to face charges but. that local officers had e detainer for him so if he were to t)e released from Kitsap To Turn On The Lights Again 00ouo,. .o,,,o ,o, authorities here, SANi)EIS ADM1TTE]) Lo off i- This iv llm first of a series of disciples of Jesus knew this ex- cers he and another man took s. car belmging to Mrs. Alma articles to be printed by the perience as he wrote . . *; "That Carlo. Shelt on, Nov. 3. The car Jeuwa| for the (JhHstmas se- whtch we have seen and heard Wa, taken from Mrs. Catto's gax- Som ArtSel. :411 be wr](tteil dectae unto :Ou, thtt ye No ae during the night. .,bymembers of'the fltson Coma- may have;felloWhip-wt us; told- It was taken to KiLsap County ty Mltflsterlat Asoeiation. To- truly ouc fellowship is with the where it was panlted black mid day's article was written by Father, and with his Son .Sesus the license plate changed. Later, key. E. C. Knautz, pastor of the Christ, and these things write we the motor was removed and sold First ]Bptist Church h Shelt0n. unto you, that your joy may be nd the tires and wheels were full." (1 John l:3,d0, sold also. When ever it gets dark it's Anyone who. ralizes his soul Mason County Undersheriff time to turn on the lights again. is dark . . . may turn the light rally Anderson and Shelton Pc- Thanksgiving season this year is on by prayerfully reading and lice Patx)hnan Dick Nelson went darkened by the sudden and considering sueh Bible verses as to Bremerton Monday to question shocking death of our American John 1:1-14; John the third chap- Sanders. President. History is silent wit- ter of Romans chapter 5, 6, and Kitsap County authorities are ness to the slaying of kings by 8. and Ephesians 2 verses 1-10. looking for the second man ira- enemies "wllo became emotionally Try reading these verses and turn plicated by Sanders in.a series of darkened in disagreement, on the light for your soul. thefts in that county. Society is robbed of leadership by mental and emotional darkness in the hearts of rebellious men. TaBta is Coming Friday People of all walks of life find themselves powerless at times to control the deviI within them. When satanic inspirations are un- leashed, broken hearts, broken homes, and broken lives are stream along life's pathway. PERHAPS THE death of Pres- ident Kennedy stirred morc emo- tions than any other person in our time. Sympathy for the wife and children robbel of a. husband and father's love and attention. "Daddy won't be home any more". A truth that is never fully under- stood, except by those who have had it happen. Questions flood our mind like Who is responsible? "What wts the real motive? Why did it hap- pen when and where it did? Does God allow things like this for some special reason? Is Ameri- can society loosing it's responsi- bility to God and returning to the society of the jungle? Does kill- ing people with "a tongm or a gm really solve any pblcms? These and many more questions need answers. Civilization may cllange location and surrokmdings but the nature of man m still uncontrolablc until the light goes on in the soul. A famous Christian leader in Roman civilization wrote... "If in this life only we have hope in .Christ. we arc of all men most miserable." (1 Corinthians 15:19). A personal friend of the kings Ahaz and ]-Iezekiah who lived Here comes Santa Claus ann Saturday, Dec. 21. 2 to 4 p.m. more than 750 years ago wrote-- , ' , ...... "The peolle wlzo walked in dark- Mason County youngsters get SItELTON CltlIS'IMAS stress ness Tave seen a great light: those their first chance to tell Did St. will begin their Friday night op- Nick their wants this Friday enings this Friday, too, remain- ' 1 ing open until 8:30 p.m. for lhe who dwelt in the land of intense night, between 7 and 8 oeock. darkness and hadow of death, upon them has the light shined. In a nice. dry, warm spot, too. convenience of shoppers. This You. have multiplied the nation Santa's scene of operations has schedule will apply each Friday hereafter, until stmxs start stay- been shifted from the unheated, ing open every night (except St- and(isaiahnOtg:2.3t.incremed their joy." unprotected Santa House (pie- nrdas; nights on Dec. 9. tulsque as :it is) on Railroad Seldom does happiness or joy Ave. to the old Jom'nal quarters Shelton got ready for Christ- develop from darkness and sill. in the Angle building on Fourth mas last weekend when workers Excitement is possible in dark- Street, where there is protection put up street decorations in the downtown hsil]ess disLrict and ness but not soul satisfying joy. Irom rain, wind and mtcomfor- many of the individual stores set Many homes are ridiculously turn- ed into an entotional battle field table temperatures, and where their interior m.d exterior Christ- by members of the family who there will be wazmth, too. mas decorations. ,mleash the devil within them . JUST BEFOI}E SANTA makes I The community Christmas tree when personal plans or ambitions nis lap avai]aDm :o the nitro/decoration was handled hv the ones he will preside ()vet- the Shelton J avc ( s (ta' " are resisted. VJien dark emotions - , . ....   ' r  .  ]' l :' ;ltt"  are in the saddle of human hearts eercnmny of turmng on the dgnts bv Ed I x('an with -.n- "" " 011 Sheltou's 100-foot tall eomntnn- flud is "the (lilnbet wll"l( -" tragcdy, loss, misery are sure Lo . "' " : t i. , : ',  z  the tollow. )ty C]n'lstJllas tree on tim posto[- street, deeoratious were mana-,:ut fl(C lav, n v th S ) One of the Kings of Israel ' ' ' ". . . b .... e eni<r Chamber of Cm- wrote---"Thou wilt show me tlc Then hewill repair to the An- ] nieree directed by Knrt Mann and path of life: in thy presence is gle building to listen to the Christ- assisted by Ji{ Pat:ley, Bnek fulness of joy; at thy right hand mas wants of Mason County boys Price, Sel VanderWegen, Les there are pleasures for ever- and girls and give m candy Young and Vinee Hinflie. more."-- (Psahs 16:11). canes. The small Christmas trees CHIISTMAS SEASON could He returns to the same quar- wIlich will be' appearing in the be a beginning again for all who ters four additional times before next few days in front of individ- will turn ou the light of God's Christmas--Friday, Dec. 13, 7 to ual business houses were distri- word and let iL ilhuninate tlle [8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, '2 to 4 bated yesterday by the Shclton soul. For exantpl ono of tlt [ p.m,; .Friday, De, 20, 7 to S p.m.; RoLm'y Clttb,