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December 2, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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December 2, 1971

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get Sees Increase Christmas Decoration Contest Rules Set Sets S (Continuted from page 1) not come up to the amount which had been anticipated, so the amount tor next year was reduced. The budget proposes $137.900 for construction for the coming year, This included $6,700 for widening Pine St, from .First to Fourth; $1,200 for work on Fourth St. from Cedar to Franklin, $ l 0,000 for city participation in the Seventh St. storm sewer project, $30,000 for the city participation in street paving and $90,000 for property owner LID participation for street paving. The urban arterial street program budget is $13,600 for next year compared to $17,900 for the current year. Godat explained the amount budgeted for the coming year was down because the amount of Yule Fund Donations Are Slow Contributions were slow coming in this week for the 40 and 8-Journal Christmas fund with only one recorded. That was Mr. and Mrs. Purl Jemison for $5, which brings the total to $130, still a long ways from the goal of $1,000. The joint effort provides Christmas baskets for needy families in the county each year. The 40 and 8 takes care of the preparation and distribution of the baskets. The Journal handles the fund raising eflort. construction proposed under this program is less. Allocations for the coming year include $4,000 for work on Ravenna Way and $9,600 for work on Seventh St. The budget for the city ,hall annex is $4,020 for the coming 3,ear compared to $4,540 for this year. The garbage department for the coming year is $66,360 compared to $58,250 for the current year. This department operates on its own revenue. Estimated income includes $60,000 from garbage fee collections and $2,400 from dump fees. The sewer department, which like the garbage department, operates on its own revenue is $223,680 for the coming year compared to $192,718 for the current year. Godat commented that a large part of the increase was work to be done with funds from revenue bonds which will be sold. The water department, which also operates on its own revenue, has a budget for the coming year of $244,210 compared to $250,695 for the current year. The decrease reflects a decrease in the amount of construction anticipated for the coming year. The arterial street program anticipates $40,500 in its budget for the coming year. Included are two projects, a storm drain on Fairmont St. and a traffic signal on Railroad Ave. The commission, after reviewing the proposed budget, voted to continue the hearing until later for final adoption. Plans for the annual Christmas Decorations Contest, sponsored by the Shelton Chamber of Commerce, were announced this week. Entries for the contest must be received no later than Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. Judging will be done between 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. that day. All displays entered should be lighted during those hours. There are three categories in the residential division of the contest this year. Commercial and businesses do not need to submit an entry form to be included in the judging. The three residential divisions are : -Religious, which consists mainly of the Nativity, church, choir and/orother religious themes. -Lighting, which includes displays which are mainly of lights and/or lighting effects. Some cut outs or figures can be used, but, the effect of the display must come from lights. -Novelty-open, includes The Shelton School Board will open bids on the athletic facilities for the new Shelton High School complex at a special meeting at 4 p.m. today in the Evergreen School Library. displays which feature a Christmas themenotincludedin Clerk Choices the other two categories such as Santa Claus, animals, toys or other displays. Following is the entry blank which can be used to enter the contest. The entry form can be mailed or brought to the Chamber of Commerce, Third and Cota, Shelton, Wash., 98584 before Dec. 13. Christmas Decoration Contest Mason County Please enter my display in the following category as marked below: Religious [--] Lighting[~3 Novelty F--] My name and address of my display is (Print or type): Name Street or Rt. & Box Number Zip Phone Number I I City member of the executive committee. Schmidt will be immediate past president. Serving on the advisory board, composed of past presidents, will be Walt Parsons, Darryl Cleveland was elected president of the Mason County Forest Festival Association at a meeting of the association last week. Other officers elected were Are Named The Mason County Commission Monday received a letter from the Republican Central Committee with the three names which are being recommended for the County Clerk's position which is being vacated by the resignation of Mrs. Lodga Fields. The three recommended by the central committee are Mrs. Lou Donnell, Mrs. Carolyn Kerr and Mrs. Mildred Conklin. The commission agreed to ask Central Committee Chairman Don Wise to have the three candidates available for interviews with the commission at 3 p.m. Monday. MCRA Gets $990 In Fund Drive The- Mason County Recreation Association said this week it has $690 and a credit of $300 for the purchase of materials so far as a result of its drive to raise funds to develop its site on John's Prairie. One of the largest donatidns came from Lumbermen's of Shelton which donated $200 in cash and set up a credit of $300 at its store here to be used for the purchase of materials. Others who donated to the project as a result of the recent appeal to the business community were Les Fields Auto Parts, Prepp's Rexall Drug, LaBissoniere Agency, Mason County Real Estate, Arnold and Smith Insurance Agency, Kay's Draperies, S. W. VanderWegen, CPA, Shelton Printing, Mann Real Bill Davidson, treasurer and Edee Rocky Hembroff and Clive Troy. Estate, Dr. James Penney, dentist; Larson, Floyd Powell, Bud Lyon The group votedto set the ....... - ,. ..... . , ~ - . . .ulsen furniture uean S btuulo, and Bob Barstad, members of the l u/z festival ior the thlra ...... ' ........ . , . , . , ,. LlOyfl'S lvlen s aria women s wear ~tlI executive board, weeKena m may, wmcn wouia ......... _., ,,_~ , , . . , mason Lounty Lreolt t~ureau, a. Cleveland, a deputy in the put the paraae ann ragging snow ......... .... t,_. .,nw,.:. is "-"er P'an L. renney t.o., becurlty lltle Co., ~., Mason County Assessor's Office, p. may Lu. tm~ ~at, . .......... "- .... ~ Uu" because *~e chan"e Montgomery warn, tnurston IIUlIIIdl, O t, tit ~, . f~,:~ succe eds Max Schmidt as in the date of Memorial Day, the County Savings and .Loan, Ii J presidentftheFestival fourthweekeno ...... in May woula western AUTO, ~5 ~U. cole ann Association. Cleveland has been have put the Festival on the long Sons, Cu} Rate Auto P.ar.!s, Mell parade chairman 'of the Festival Memorial Da wee-en ..... Lnevrolet, t, ott oil LO., for several years and has served on y K a nouaay. ,~ ...... ...... :~, .....~ ... mvergreenfuel,Don ;bperllng, l The a~u~.~auu, vut~u to . Dear Mom and Dad: theboard of trustees and as a ......... Western Farmers Assoclatmn, auvance up to a, ouu to me .. , ,~. .... ...~ 1 am pleased ,o inform you that Mrs. Claus and 1 are .............. [vlerv s Hrecap, ts ann K url LO., brlelton rllgn bcnool MUSlC ..... ,. .... opening a branch office closer to your vicinity to answer 1t ...... KOCKy taemoroli Agency, Angle uepartment Ior a musical , . .. , ..... your children's letters, i Post Office To . Agency, beKoys IV, Yarn:~nop, produchon to be presented during ........... Your child will receive my hand written personal reply . ,~ . wasmngton t~vergreen, ~nelton the festival , . on holiday stationery. Also, 1 will return the original letter Open Saturdays --lne assocmtlon".... Is looking for veterinary.....,.. -r:,,..Hspital, ........ and,~.. Mason CUUIIL~ IILIIG lllbUtlall~ ~L,U for a keepsake, a theme for the 1972 Festival and Send your childs letter and any helpful information~ The Shelton Post Office will would welcome suggestions from with $1.00 for each childs letter, to cover postage and ~ be open Saturdays on Dec. 4, 11 the community. ~ ' handling plus reindeer feed. My answer will arrive before and 18 for Christmas mailing, The Festival last year had a [ Call as #,bout ~J~f~/~ Christmas. ~ Postmaster Frank McGuire saidloss of $368.40, according to a [ OAK PA~K Remember, 1 leave on my rounds Dec. 10th, so letters ~ this week. report from Davidson. Income[ A manned . ~t~k~:~:~ must be in by then. ]m The Post Office will be open from the 1971 Festival was [ t.mit Developmem ~ /~~ ~~ il frm I I a.m. to 4 p.m. $6,555.82.$6'199"77 and expenditures were IllHIM LIE~,26-2646 ~I~/426-2646REALTY, INC.~I~'~" I S,ntaClaus ----, [ Pioneer Board Factory authorized A~ P.O. Box 867 ~ The Pioneer School Board will tk't/n"i~t,v ~u,v,~ -i,,,v,vv/n/~" At~/t/~",, Christmas Town, U.S.A. (- ~~ ~j ~" hold a special meeting at 8 p.m. C ~ ...... Shelton, Washington ~8584 Thursday at the school to discuss transportation. OUR REGULAR 55 ! OFFER GOOD EVERY TUESDAY AT I "Your Island of Refreshment on Olympic Hwy. N. " ~~ BRICK Fieldstone- white Inca - used Inca - old Chicago I nca - red i off reg.price J Prices start at less than J .60 cents per Square foot.I SO EASY TO APPLY . . . Apply mortar to the wall- - - Slide brick or stone into place- - - Apply coat of Z-Sealer and that's it--- LUMB RMEN'$ Of Shelton 426-2611 "Building Mason County" Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, December 2, 1971 Sculptured Pattern in 1 2 utiful Colors. SQ. YD. With Foam Pad ONLY Sq. Yd. $6.99 Installed Llllbed gl IRLIblIIII| ', AVII Many room size rugs in'this group! i 20-solid and multi-colors available. ONLY Sq. Yd. Installed with foam pad. 42 Decorator Colors. Yes, 42 Colors! ONLY SQ. YD. Installed with foam Pad Open 1 0-6 Mon. thru Fri. -- 1 0-4 Saturday Free DeliverY "J" and Olympic Hwy. N.