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No, the U. S. Navy doesn’t have a cavalry unit, but many a sailor straddled leather before giving up his bucking broncho or plow horse for the bounding main. o'i‘he sailors in whites above are seamen in the U. S. Naval Reserve on shore leave in Panama. No dis- tinction is made between sailors in th: Naval Reserve and those in the regular Navy. Enlistment in the U. S. Naval Reserve is for four years, but all men enlisting in the ‘ Naval Reserve will he released to inuctiVe duty as soon after the na- Joumal Want-Ads—Phone 100 i l l l l l I l I I l the “IRVINE” * Matched Set $82.25 Engagement Ring 62.50 As advertised in leading maga- zines. You ore assured of quality and value by the Keepsake Cer- tificate of Registration and Guarantee. 'I l I F. E. Beckwith ‘ Gifts Jewelry E I T E ' UNCLE SAM’S SAILORS 0N HORSEBACK SEE PANAMA FROM THE SADDLE , oug'hly. Is there any time for athleticsl on board ship? Yes, the Navy| encourages athletic competition. Each ship has an officer in charge of athletics who is assisted by a committee of officers in arrang— ing contests. On most ships there are boxing, wrestling, basketball and baseball teams. Tournaments are often held within the Fleet, with the various winners receiv- ing trophies as awards. How many signal alphabets are used in the Navy? Three. They are the flag, the semophore andl the International Morse.» A sea- man, first class, is taught all three methods of communication thor— l . . Is special training required for ga sailor to be assigned to a sub- i’marine? Yes, men who volunteer tional emergency as their services can be spared, regardless of the length of time remaining in their enlistment. If the emergency ends within a period of several months, those enrolled in the Naval Reserve will not be required to complete their 4 year term in active service. Opportunities for advancement, to learn skilled trades, for travcl and adventure are identical whether a man enlists in the reg- ular Navy or the Naval Reserve, and his pay, food, clothing, medi— cal and dental care are the some. County Farmers (Continued from Page One) “This SuI'ch will likely be quite typical of other counties through-i out western Washington as well as most of the nation," commented Chairman Rau. “When farmers arc getting at least cash cost of pro» duction they are willing to pro- duce their products.” A.C.P. COMMITTEEMEN FOR COUNTY CHOSEN At a meeting of delegates who were elected by farmers through- out the county at meetings last month, officers for the Mason County Agricultural Conservation Association were elected. Bert Ran was re-elected chairman of the committee, with Ed Wilson as vice—chairman, and Hayes Davis as the other member of the three man committee. Mr. Henry Peter- son of Grapeview was elected first alternate committeeman and Mr. Nels Nelson of Matlock second al- ternate committeeman. . Farmers throughout the county may contact any of these commit— teemen for information to the ag- ricultural program. for submarine work are trained at l the submarine school at New Lon- I ldon, Conn. This training offers ,special instruction dealing with {Diesel engines, radio, electricity land sound. :14 :5: Clothes? Yes, sailors can wear civ- ilian clothes while on leave or lib- erty in United States ports, but not in foreign ports. it ale Arc pets allowed on board a ship? N0, except by special per- mission of the exocutivc officer. a s *- I l l i. l . I i l l e i Are there any library facilities on the ships of the U. S. Navy? ch, every ship in the U. S. Navy is equipped with a library. These libraries vary in size depending on the type of ship; for example, ,a battleship rates 2,000 volumes land a submarine with its small complement of men rates 150. IDuring the past year the Navy bought more than 114,000 new books for its libraries ashore and on shipboard. How did the name “tar” orgi- inate? In the days of wooden ships and iron men, it was cus- tomary for sailors of the U. S. and all nations to soak their ‘ trousers in tar in order to water- proof them. From this custom the nickname “tar” originated. =k * =l< How long must I serve if I en- roll in the U. S. Naval Reserve? Enlistment in the U. S. Naval Re- serve is for four years, but ac- cording to an order by Secretary of the Navy Knox, the enlistment I the national emergency period. Secretary Knox said. “All men en- listing in the U. S. Naval Reserve Skokomiish- Grange" tive duty throughout the period of the national emergency, but Defense 885510“ they will be released to inactive An important meeting on De— fense Emergency will be held Fri- day evening, December 12, start- ing at 7 p. m. by the Skokomish Grange. Refund checks for Fire Insurance will be given out also. It is very urgent that all members ‘ turn out and are on time. duty as Soon after the emergency as their services can be spared, remaining in their enlistment.” * :1: 12¢ I How large was the U. S. Navy force in the Pacific a hundred years. ago? The Pacific force al hundred years ago consisted of the Can a sailor ever wear civilian ’ sailor have in a year? will be only for the duration of] . will be detained for service on ac- I regardless of the length of time! SHELTON M I What are the on a ship ? “ports” They are openings in the ship’s sides which serve various' uses. Air ports are for the ad—-‘ mission of air and light. Gun ports are openings through which the guns are pointed and fired. Merchant ships also have cargo ports. __,,.. Can a sailor win promotions?. Yes, an intelligent and ambitious sailor can expect promotion to[ the rating of Chief Petty Offi-' cer. Men of this rank are often promoted to the rank of Warranti Officer, and many are in timcl commissioned officers. What is meant by “liberty?” Liberty means authorized absence from duty for less than 48 hours. Do sailors get an opportunity to see every port visited? Usually. Shore-liberty, which may last 12 days, is generally granted every— body. lIow many days leave can 0. Leaves totaling 30 days, exclusive of trav- el time, are granted every year to enlisted men whose services ASQN COUNTS} JOURNAL F rce Kid Show , Set For 1 p. m. i This Saturday \Vith plans complete for the big free kids show to be given this Saturday at the Graham and Paramount Theatres, tick— ets are being picked up briskly. The retail. trade committee announced that the shows would begin at I p. m. at the two theatres. Tickets are ob- tainable free by clipping the coupon printed on this page, bringing it to any Shelton store and asking for tickets. Tickets will be given out only to adults. Parents planning to send their l children to the free showing are urged to pick up the tick~ ets soon to prevent a last mino ute rush. l l Episcopal Bishop To unior Hi 2nds Win But Varsity , Beaten by Monte; J A split verdict was returned ml the first basketball competition of. the season for Shelton and Mon-f tesano junior high schools Satur-; day as they tangled in Shelton’s1 now gymnasium. ‘, The visitors copped the first: team verdict, 24 to 7, and Shelton; took the second team tussle, 9 tol 5. Coach Hugh Clark of Shelton! commented after the games that the results convinced him several‘ changes will have to be made in' the first string lineup. The show-; ings made by Ray Phillips, Jack’ Beckwith and Rusty Vigerr in the’ second team game have earned them strong consideration from their coach for starting positions on the first team for the game at Hoquiam next Saturday. Confirm In Shelton . The Bishop of the Episcopal Dio— ccse of Olympia, the Right Rever- ! end S. Arthur Huston, D.D., will‘ be in Shelton Thursday evening, December 11, to confirm a class of ' adults at Memorial Hall at 7:30 p. m. They will be presented by the car of St.‘ David's church of Shel— Reverend Thomas E. Jessett, vi-I 1 After a nice start in the early! minutes, the Shelton first string, went to pieces and forgot its as-’ signments. Weldon Bates, a newcomer from : Tacoma, was another second; stringer who favorably impressedl Coach Clark. Bates scored four of the nine Shelton points. I The lineups: FIRST TEAMS ' Shelton (7) 'Montesano (24), ton. The Bishop will preach the {Slivggfidz """" """" “mon- The service 0P9" to i.uln.ae..“2“igi“'c:::;:::: ,,,,,,, .. m h l, the plibhc' ____ Parsons 2 Hopkins 2‘I Daniels 1 ........ ..G ............ ., Easter 2 Peninsula Metal llnm‘lcrs To Attend relocated last year by government Tuesday, December 9,194 .......-z W. Optic. Cong” * Stored F or Needs 1 Dr. 11min \V. limidcrs. Sheflfti Port Angeles 'Dec 1~r The first “Pl‘mwwmt' “in dose hislone w -*I~. ‘. thousand tons of 10,000 tons of: m tn‘ A”?‘1‘ Lu‘mmg d1 mm m ~11 l-adc man anesc 0,. (rd ,_ , week while hc attends the a edgbygthe Federil Metals (£635,331,? I Northwest Optometric Congreja Company from the Lake Créscent‘. Portland, he announced yeSte I l The clinic Will run from M operations of Sunshine Mining W Company has been delivered at the day thl'mlgh Sillm‘day next ‘ts he said. Dr. Landcrs expec port terminals here for stockpil— lca':c here next Saturday. V 1, I . LV———l\ ing. The Federal Corporation has‘ "'~ WWW—“— You’ll have to TELL ordered the' manganese under the Strategic Minerals Act and will want to SELL fl, store it here until nccdcd. Thel ore is brought by rail from thei ‘ mine at the west end of Lake, Crescent, about 30 miles west of Port ,Angeles. Reopening of the Crescent mine ~ this year by the Sunshine Com- * pany under lease revived an activ- L 0 A N S ity that had been defunct sinccl i the middle 1920’s. A vein of high grade ore, lost at that time. was HOME .- 0 Convenient Tor drillers. ENSl ORG u u i I. Heuston l‘ E Loan Associatl . of CW Cc eSponsiblc Commis; Lee Patterson Left Off Book Tree Lisi‘ 0 Reasonable Ratliff. I V ‘ Omitted from the list of Book‘ 1‘0 DELAY Tree Club certificate earners car—g I ried in last Thursday's Journal was i the name of Lee Patterson, mak-, ing the complete group number} 38 instead of 37 as announced inf the story. ‘ Mason County Savin If you Wish to Sen you’ll Havel to Tells—Journal \Nant—Ads. Title Insurance Bldg. l1 nization ' ' Subs: Shelton —~ Phillips, Beck- l rth, Vigor, Smith. Mon- 1 can be spared. #5 :5: 1% Are there any good. up-to~date El)00k3 on the Navy? Yes, among the newest are “The Navy in Review," by Curtis Erickson; “The Fleet Today,” by Kendall Ban- ning; “The Navy" by Hanson Baldwin; and many others. Wendell Peterson Returns To Duties Corporal Wendell Peterson, high school graduate here several years ago, left for Fort Cronkhite, Calif., last week after enjoying a fur- lough visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Peterson of Lake Cushman. Corp. Peterson is stationed with the 6th Coast Artillery. He has been working for a Los Angeles automobile agency since graduat- ing from high school here in 1936. HOSPITAL PATIENT Charles Lisk, Reed Mill hospital Saturday for treatment. I l I l em- ploye, was admitted to Shelton , Council u :74: a meetin . .wun. Hm ~man. : tesano -~~ Fontalne 2. Corry 2,‘ v g 7. . I. g ._men con i Rhodes ’Glick. Pringle. l v-d" “g . ‘ hef either ~—_- SECOND TEAM-S l . 611 or W Harry Edward Trites, 73, al sun-4m“ (9) Mantegna (5) ‘ consolida .6er . ., 7% V Shelton “Side”? Since 1901» died O'Neil ............ ..F‘ .............. .. Rhodesi‘ ~ m groups ‘ ,at Shelton hospital Sunday after Beckwm, 1 ‘‘‘‘ “p. __ Townsendi .- I y, the ch ‘11 long illness. He had made his i phfllips 4m __ Osberg 11 ‘; {fiddle Bott e y great , I home near-the city dock. . Lauber N pringle 2. 9 .Vorgamza, i No funeral arrangements had Viger .............. ..G .............. .. Click 2, . relief in been announced this afternoorl- Subs: Shelton——-Bates 4. Smith,l , ngcs con: M11 Tl‘ites was a former 51ml)" ‘ Pcckham, Wilson. Montesanoml e of the l 30“ Logging company employe- ' Adamson, Cumming, Lora, Woods,‘ tense CO, He was born in New Brunswick. McPherson, Tenefoss, Jacobson. “mega” Canada,.on NOchber 3, 1868. Two Bender_ S‘ t 0 sisters and a brother in Toronto‘ ——-—-~——-—- g _ , th: “3er and 5‘ *Eflfl‘fhiflsfirvwe' illalnbow Mothers , ‘ - _> 00 heads the HALLGRIMSON ATTEan Slatc Meeting l The rleln, full- . l f. and one1 BAND LEADERS’CLINIC The Rainbow Girls Mothers; flavored whisky . PROO ' uncil in c | Ben Hallgrimson, director of the Club Will 1101a their ChI‘IStmas‘ “country made” - .llary and Shelton school music department, Party in the Masonic Temple 011 In old Kentucky . jgtS. Under attended the band leaders' clinic December 16. There will be uni from Bourbon . S an excel held in Portland last Saturday. He eXChange 0f gifts- : Sprlngs water, ‘ identified accompanied Vic Palmason, Aber-I " ' "’ ‘ “‘ “I Ilse Qlllfle hlch Masc ldeen band director, to Portland for. I. i “’20. ‘Oll‘n rler the c the session. If“; 19:; 3 igyemeflganll- I atyd commi *_...._.______.- n CORRECTION 0N AD l , 3 price when * e f0: 1:23,,“- Due to an error in checking‘ I you askl‘ortlne ,: on respe phone numbers, the name of the , “Fiddle Bottle" ‘ .and city. local Fuller Brush Co. dealer was I v Robert ‘ incorrectly given as J. G. Rucker. rage ' of th medical; The correct name is 0. L. Rucker ' '= m iorganizat and the phone number is 296-M. “GU‘D'WLETS'SALVE'NOSE “073 “Rm—m“ m5“”““ n of the _ - .7“--- ____,.._..-_..c_.._ - -_ _ m---— _. -——— n — — - s m - . ~~~~-~---—«»—" *fforts. UI ~ senvavoun co euston a ' qucnsc gi as city c on of yes for u ' Were app and lie Committi ‘ g and , both on (,9, Andy I . Ty polio , county; 911. city. < at protect your future i. r Iaid Ward .3 county , !My Fire arlcs Og; FOR SALE MASON COUNTY FARM A tract of 39 acres, 29 in cultivation, one—third bottom and all good land, 5 acres pasture and 5 acres wood lot, all under fence, on good trout stream. Five smallcabins,» celled, tank and elrztric water system, large old barn.’ some tools, orchard, 4, miles from. town, good road. All" dam-din been cultivated for'past three years raising good crops of all sorts, which were canned for twelfare. Price $2600. For down price and terms, see County Auditor. USS. Constitution (Old Ironsides) and two armed schooners. Ameri- can shipping trade in these wa- ters consisted of 500 American whaling vessels and an additionall 500 American merchant vessels. What is meant by “Happy, Hour" in the U. S. Navy? This; ‘is the name given to the sessionsl of relaxation aboard ship, when' duties are forgotten and replaced] by boxing and wrestling matches, movies. swimming and entertain-l ment by various members of the? crew. Ir a: When once in the U. S. Navy,: 5,: GET IN: THE NAVY NOW! i America needs volunteers to keep the light of liberty burning. . .to safeguard our American; ' ‘ lhow does one learn to specializel I .to . {in one specific field of work?. !There are three ways a sailor mayl | attain perfection in the specializedl work of his own choosing: byl study in Navy Schools. by prac-l Itical experience aboard ship, byi [spare time study aided by cor-l lrespondence courses conducted by‘ ’ ' Til Carter’s 5-oz. Cube 25¢ ,, Sunset Green 2-oz. Cube 3-oz. Cube 10¢ 15¢ Midnite Blue-Black Midnite Blue Sunset Brown Sunset Violet Sunset Red Washable Black w QUART PRICES l PINT AND Pints Blue-Black Permanent Blue Quarts Blue-Black Permanent Blue 1.25 1.50 The JOURNAL Headquarters for Office Supplies 75¢ 90¢ Permanent Red Violet 8: Green Pcrman ent Red Violet K: Green I the Navy. i ing Officer, who will keep it inl a. safe. Each depositor is furn-i ished with a “bank book” and ' receives from the Government, That 58 why the U- S- four percent per annum interest on all money deposited. ment is completed. Anxious Relatives (Continued from Page One) Alaska which was reported to! have been bombed yesterday; Mr. and Mrs. William Austin and Mrs. Frank Pierce, who have a grand- son and nephew respectively, Neill . Carlson, of Olympia, who is in thel lPacific fleet. , Mrs. Thurston Laraway and her two sons of Hoodsport went to Honolulu over two months agoi to visit their husband and father,| a captain in the U. S. Army, ex-i pccting to stay only two weeks? but have been unable to get trans- ‘ portation back to the States. Mrs. Laraway is a sister of Col. J. E.. Jeffers, retired Army officer, whoi ,has been under her care at the; Laraan home between Hoodsportl l and Lilliwaup. i 1 Mrs. Harry Christofferson,5 daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. K! Stevens of Shelton, is reported toi be stranded with her baby in Ju- neau. She left here Saturday toE return to her husband, in charge of bakery operations at the Kodiak , construction base. but her boat; has been held up a Juneau be~| nose of the emergency. 5 Thorn are undoubtedly humor-i ous other former Shelton Mason‘l i County bovs and relatives of Sliel- i jton and Mason County residents, . in the war zone not listed in this, ISlfW‘V. Tho Journal would appre-l I ciate receiving any news about‘ i them. i time. in America’s new Navy. and training today! an expert in any one of forty-five modem trades and professions. You will get regular Navy pay while you are learning. And it is possible for you to be earning as much as $126.00.-a month before your first enlist. . Right now in the Navy young have a double opportunity to serve their country while build- ing their own security and independence at the same Grow with the new, greater The Navy wants men to learn, to advance, to get bigger pay, to qualify for the positions of responsibility which must be filled as our naval forces are expanded. It is a real opportunity for every young man—one Well worth thinking about. There is a place for you If you have a trade now or would like to learn one; why not get the full facts about Navy opportunities United States is now building the most power; Navy the world has ever seen. But it takes more than ships and planes to patrol our shores, safe.- ‘ guard our liberty, protect millions of American homes new cruiser, new destroyer ‘ >l~' ll: 7“ I I l Is there any way of saving mon- and fl I I' It takes .men! V01“ ! . ey aboard ship? Yes, men mayl Every new battlesmp" deposit money with the Disburs- I is jtmt so much steel and iron until a crew of trained men—mechanics, electricians, radiomen, signalmen, carpenters and other specialists—goes aboard. Navymaytrainyoutobe Are you considering ioining a military service? WHY NOT CHOOSE 'l'I-IE NAVAL RESERVE! 'Don’t wait. Choose the Naval Reserve now. The Secretary of the Navy "has nounced: “All men now enlisting in Naval Reserve will be retained on active Navy duty throughout the period of the national egnergenc , but they will released to Inactive uty as soon after emergency as their services can be spared, LOOK wan nu: u. s. NAVY AND NAVAL [cassava orrrn you FREE TRAINING worth $1500. 45 done to choose from. soon m with regular up to $126 a month. EACH Ym‘you are entitled to a generous vocation period with ull pom. GOOD FOOD and plenty at it. m: cranium. A compleu outfit or clothing 3. when you first enlist. (Over $100 worth.) FREE MEDICAL CARE. regular dental attention. . FINEST SPORTS and entertainment. TRAVEL. AIM mus, mains—You can' Navy for them! regardless of the length of time Without obligation on my part whatSoever p18”, “1‘ m the“ eminent" send me free booklet, “Life in the Navy}: 'Vfl“. , the Remember-the regular Navy and 3,” be the trade: and voca- r increases. You may earn the.th account an omen. M an we in for an a '7 pointment to the Naval Aca‘nydemy or trim Ann-peg; of the Air at Pensacola. mun: success. It's easy for Na mama men to-get good-paying jobs in civil lite. mam RETIREMENT-PAY Ior regular Navy men. I Naval Reserve offer you the same travel, training, promotions, pay increases. Phys- lcal requirements in the Naval Reserve are more liberal. Find out all about the N aval Reserve. Send in the coupon new!“ val servicr i . r " th y utilit n e(Bring, A Ortation, 3’. w. M. ation, J. leer Offil ‘1 ' both ‘ informa ‘ i) ting as : at the 5 ye State l i, Program w relief I alter M lI'man. climmittci “pland, I ,‘ medical i Ed Fa ,rson. cloti Glenn l informa tion an ed Cross Committ , t.f1‘0m tl filng to t «gleam to ofense a lllnteers ‘ lS’ned to c " hidentmcz ‘ ' I on whii Get thls FREE BOOKLET ,1 {denim ves. A: ’ Mail coupon for your free copy of ‘3 with ' “Life in the U. S. Navy.” 24 illus- Suitabl trated pages.Tells pay, promotions, u but t‘ and vacations you can expect . . . .- ‘cc meg 0unc11 how you can retire on a lfi'e income. Describes how you an learn any of .. 1:21:58 45 big-pay trades rom aviation to . y M 001:“ radio . . . how many may become officers. 27 scenes from Navy life showing games you may play, ex- citing ports you may visit. Tells enlistment requireme’fl, and where to apply. If you are between 17 and 31 .( . high school required), get this free book now. No Ob”, tion. Ask the Navy Editor of this paper for a cop)“ . telephone him. Or mail him the coupon. You can P” it on a penny postal card. read ‘ i WEAR THIS BADGE OF HONOR! Rafter or ,, ing the free booklet you decide torapply f place in the Navy, you will receive this lapel-emblem. It is a badge' of honor you be proud to wear. i Tear out and take or send this coupon . I to the Navy Editor of this newspaper full details about the opportunities for men the Navy or Naval Reserve. '