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December 9, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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December 9, 1971

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;$ ! The Shelton School Board will open bids on a part of its new high school complex at a special meeting at 4 p.m. today in the Evergreen School Library. The bids to be received will be on the grandstand, football field, track and some other items connected with the athletic facilities for the new complex on Spring Road. The board decided at its November meeting to call for bids on the athletic facilities for the new structure. These are the parts which the state will not provide matching funds for, and, for • '' which state approval is not necessary. The board anticipates calling for bids for the remainder of the project as early next year as possible. The architect is presently working on final plans to be submitted to the State Board of Education for approval for matching funds. As soon as state approval is obtained, the project can be let out for bids. The five non-high school districts are opening bids on the bonds they are selling to provide their share of the financing for the facility. The bid opening on the bonds is scheduled for next Tuesday. FRED PESTE, owner of Douglas Fir Christmas Tree Co., left, and Rudy Oltman, secretary-manager of the Shelton Chamber of Commerce, look over one of the Christmas trees which will be sent to Rep. Julia Butler Hansen in Washington D.C. Hearing Set On Plan For Pollution Control The first Comprehensive treatment, or disposal system or Water Pollution Control and plant must comply with the Abatement Plan for sewage comprehensive plan adopted for rees Prime Mason County Christmas trees will decorate the Washington, D.C. offices of the women members of Congress and help tell the story of Washington's forest industry in the nation's capital, again this year. The Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce, cooperating with Rep. Julia reet Crews From two to six inches ()I snow greeted Mason ('aunty residents Wednesday morning when they got up to go to w~rk. The County Engineer's Office said plowing on roads m the county started about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday and that all plowing Labor Group Sets Meeting The Mason County Labor Council is having a counly wide public meeting, Dec. 13 8 p.m. at the I.W.A. Hall, Second and Grove Streets. Purposes of this meeting are: To inform local labor about the counties post freeze monitoring watch-dog program to ~vent prfce gouging. To inform the public of labor's program to protect the consumer. To inform the business community that labor means to keep prices, rents, and professional fee in line. To inspire and stimulate united labor and community-wide action in the creation of effective price watch-dog units and working relationship with local agents of the Internal Revenue service. was anticipated to be completed hy Wednesday afternoon. l'he engineer's office said they anticipated having to sand this mt~rning, with the weather report calling l(~r a cold wave. Rain, which started to fall this morning, was helping to get rid of the snow, hut, was expected to conlribute to icy conditions if the expected freeze arrives. llood Canal School district closed Wednesday, and, other schools in the county opened one hour late. Pioneer School cancelled its kindergarten class. The snow depth ranged from about two inches in the Kamilche area to five to six inches in the Union, Iloodsport and Skokomish Valley areas, the county engincer's office said. Shelton city crews began plowing and sanding about 3 a.m. and were getting streets cleared as the day progressed. Concert Is Planned The Shelton Junior High Christmas Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 in the Junior Itigh Auditorium. ]-he choir and band will participate in the program. Admission is $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. this year with the Newest in the Fashion World from... YOUNII |PIO| IIA|HION8 A comfortable easy-breathing shoe in black kid leatherwith a fashionable patent leather toe and accent pattern. "The Family Shoe Store" Shoe:;:;%-;a-g .a:'----T-I Over 3,358 Members 107 S. 4th Shelton Open Weekday Nights 'til 8:30 ansen Butler Hansen, shipped the trees by air freight this week. The trees were donated by the Douglas Fir Christmas Tree Company and especially selected by owner Fred Peste. Attached to each tree is a letter from Gayle A. Wentz, Chamber president, telling about Mason County's Christmas tree industry. The letter explains that 1,500,000 trees are being shipped from the County this year and the 80,000 acres in the County devoted to Christmas tree farming are probably the most intensively managed forest lands in the world. Congresswomen also .will learn the $1,500,000-a-year industry provides year around employment for 200 persons and seasonal work for 800. Youth Charged With Burglary Edward R. Thomas, 18, Shelton, appeared in Mason County Superior Court Friday on a charge of second degree burglary. Thomas had been arrested earlier in the week and held in the Mason County Jail. Jerry Whitcomb, Shelton attorney, was named to represent Thomas. Bail was set at $1,000. Thomas is presently still in the county jail serving a 30 day sentence imposed after a justice court conviction for possession of a controlled substance. drainage basins has been completed and rail, be the subject of a public hearing in Shelton on December 20. The public hearing marks the completion of the first plan as outlined by a 1967 law. The state has been divided into 62 sewage drainage basins. All municipalities or persons operating, constructing, improving or enlarging a sewage collection. William P. Morgan,• management assistance specialist with the Small Business Administration, will be the speaker at the Shelton Chamber of Commerce meeting at Heinie's Broiler tonight. The Chamber meeting starts with a 7 p.m. dinner followed by the program at 8 p.m. Morgan will speak on "The Small Business Administration- what it is as well as what it does". The speaker is a graduate in Economic and Business Administration from Lewis and Clark College and has a MBA degree from Harvard Graduate Business School. Yule Party The Little Skookum Bay Community Club has scheduled a pot luck dinner and Christmas program for 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Little Skookum Community ttall. The children will present a Christmas program and Santa is expected to appear. There will be a 25 cent gift exchange. their specific basra. The December 20 hearing will be for Sewage Drainage Basins 14 and 16 which covers portions of three counties - north central" Thurston, eastern Mason and southeastern Jefferson. The Department of Ecology will conduct the public hearing. Copies of the plan are available in each of the county courthouses and the Department of Ecology offices in Olympia. The hearing will begin at 8 p.m., in the county commissioners' chambers at the Mason County Courthouse. Coin Collection Is Stolen Mrs. Shirley Taylor stated Wednesday she is offering a reward for the recovery of a coin collection which was taken from her son at the Shelton tligh School gymnasium Tuesday morning. The collection, she said, contained five silver dollars, four Worlds Fair souvinier gold coins, two English Shillings, a Dizzy Dean brass baseball pin, and a number, of pennies, nickles and dimes. They stated anyone who has information about the missing coin" collection can contact the Shelton Police Department or her at 426-3605. Call Us About r : C-~t~/~/'~TD# OAK PARK A Planned Unit Development 426-2646 HIMLIE REALTY, I nouncin ur CENTER J formerly known as Zie, ler's Studio & Camera Shop NOW LOOK TO * for photography , cameras * film • tapes • art supplies • or any camera supplies you need. STOP IN THIS WEEK FOR YOUR at 124 N. 2nd. 426-6163 Page 2 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Thursday, December 9, 1971 We specialize in custom-built II i[ All kinds of accessories tonationally advertisedfurnis ~~.~ ~-'~ i ~11 Portland-Willamette screens. " Big selection of finishes to choose from. ~J.. ~ GLASSFYRE"--glass doors ~ ~ ' ' J for complete spark and smoke protection. II ' .. 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