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December 16, 1971     Shelton Mason County Journal
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December 16, 1971

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1he Mason County Commission Monday voted to award contracts for stockpiling gravel and for gasoline and fuel oil products for the coming year. They voted to delay awarding a contract for tire service for the Shelton Chamber ot Commerce members heard a discussion of the Small Business Administration at the December county until 3 p.m next Monday to give the County Engineer time to study the bids. Interstate Asphalt Co. of Aberdeen was awarded the contract for stockpiling about 12,000 cubic yards of gravel at membership meeting last Thursday night at Heinie's Broiler. William P. Morgan, Non-High Districts Sell Bonds Tuesday Seattle First National Bank was the successful bidder on almost $2 million worth of general obligation bonds sold Tuesday by the five non-high school district which are participating in the construction Wings Second Lieutenant Greg W. Branch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Barry D. Branch, Bremcrt()n, has been awarded his silver wings at I,aredo AFB, Tex., upon graduatinn from U. S. Air Force pih)t training. Lieutenant Branch is being assigned to Yokota AB. Japan, where he will fly the W(-135 Stratolifter weather recona~ssancc aircraft with a unit ol the Air Weather Service which provides weather informahon for military flight operations. The lieutenant's wife, Joan, is the daughter of Mr. andMrs. George R. Quimby, Shelton. Batstone Is Appointed William R. Batstone, Shelton, has been appointed a teaching assistant in philosophy at Washington State University for the fall semester. Batstone has received a B.A. from Central Washington State College and is working toward a M.A. in philosophy at Washington State University. Thomas Shawver At Whidbey Navy Petty Officer Second Class Thomas L. Shawver, son of Mrs. Helen F. Shawver, Shelton, is ,serving at the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor. He is a 1966 graduate of Powell High School, Deerlodge, Mont. 4-H Group Has Meeting The Groovy Goolies met at Mrs. Pleines' home. Karma Knight called the meeting to order. Books and record books were distributed by Mrs. Pleines. The Christmas party followed at 5 p.m.. lasting until 7 p.m. by Penni Pleines. reporter ofoan : :: !:!i:! : of the new Shelton ttigh School. The five districts had agreed earlier to all sell their bonds at the same time. The only other bidder was National Bank of Commerce. The school districts, amount of bond sale and interest rate were Southside, $175,000 at 6.040 1 per cent; (;rapeview, $250,000 at 6.0421 per cent; Kamilche, $128,000 at 6.0883; Pioneer, $845,000 at 5.5530 and ttood Canal, $595,000 at 5.5525 per cent. "[he funds from the bond sales will provide the non high district's share of the cost of the new Shelton High School facility. ine Because of the Christmas holiday, The Journal will publish a day early next week. All deadlines will be moved up one day in order to meet the early publication date. Rural correspondents news will have to be in by 10 a.m. Monday. The deadline for society news ilems will be 10 a.m. Monday and the deadline for general news items and sports will be 5 p.m. Monday. The deadline for classified advertising will be 2 p.m. Monday Jerry Glasscock Is On Carrier Navy Petty Officer Second Class Jerry W. Glasscock, husband of the former Miss Mary P. Kneeland, Shelton returned to Quonset Point, R.I. aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid following a six-month voyage to the Mediterranean and North Atlantic. During the 45,000 mile cruise, his ship participated in two NATO training exercises, crossed the Arctic Circle four times and visited ports in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Denmark, Norway, England and Scotland. Deegan History the county's John's Prairie stockpile site. The firm's bid of $1.85 a cubic yard was the only bid received. The contract award was made on the recommendation of County Engineer J. C. Bridger, management assistance speclanst with the Seattle Regional SBA office, was the speaker. The primary purposes of the SBA, he told the Chamber members, is to give financial assistance to small businesses and to provide them with management counseling. The direct loan program. which the SBA had for a number (1t years, has now been taken off, Morgan said. The SBA now guarantees loans from other institutions to small businessmen. ]he counseling service, he said, has been greatly expanded under the SCORE program, under which retired business executives give management advise to the small businessmen. Morgan said there are 86 members of the SCORE group in the Seattle SBA office and that they have been very successful in assisting those who come to the SBA for assistance. Another part of the SBA program, he said, is a series of workshops and clinics designed to provide the businessman with needed information and knowledge which he can use in his business. Youth Falls From Car turday A youth, who Shelton Police say either jumped or fell from a moving car going up Hillcrest Saturday morning, suffered bruises and abrasions, officers said. I'olice received a call at 10:55 a.m. Saturday of an injury accident about half way up ttillcrest. The investigating officer found the youth, Stephen Bruce McCarty apparently unconscious and in convulsions. He adminis!erll~d~4~Jal~aid and called Hughes Ambulance Service which took the youth to the hospital. tie was treated at the hospital and released. Officers said he either jumped or fell from a car driven by Mrs. Maxine Peck. Is Arres Robert J. Selby, 22, P. O. Box 91, Shelton, was arrested last week on a charge of possession and delivery of a controlled substance. He was arrested at the The revised edition of Dr. tlarry W. Deegan's History of The charges against Selby had Mason County is now out, Dr. been filed last summer along with Deegan said this week, and can be a number of others after an obtained from him at his home at investigation involving local law 323 S. First. enforcement officers and the State Drug Control Unit. Selby is being held in the Post Offices county jail in lieu of $2,000 bail. who told the commission the bid was a good one comparable to the pricethe county received last year. The product for all gasoline and diesel fuel went to C. C. Cole and Sons with bids of .2321 for regular gas, .2531 for ethel gasoline, .1347 for vehicle diesel and .1347 for heating diesel. Other bidders were Gott Oil (70. and Atlanlic Richfield Bids on tires and tire service were received from Merv's Tire Cap and Shaub-Fllison. Bridger asked he be given a week to study the bids since there are a number of items included "[he commission set 3 p.m. next Monday for a decision on that bid. The commission, on the recommendation of the county engineer voted to close the West River Road since construction had been started by a contractor, and, the road was in hazardous condition. Work is presently suspended because ol the weather. Group The Mason County Recreation Association has received a total of $1,642.37 so far in their efforts to raise money to develop the recreational site the group has on John's Prairie. The fund raising effort started last month after the vocational classes at the Washington Corrections (?enter agreed to furnish labor for doing the work on the recreation site. The Recreation Association must provide the materials for the Corrections Center classes to work with. Members of the association have been contacting businesses in the area in the fund raising effort. They commented this week that individuals who might want to donate to the project can send their contributions to Mason County Recreation Association, First and Cota, Shelton. Recent contributions have been by Gene Bergeson Logging, Evergreen Go Kart Club, Col. and MrS. ,D E. Tcberg, tlarry Toka~, Frost. and Woody, Nell's Pharmacy, Circle K Logging, Charles White Logging, McComb The Post Office at Union, ttoodsport and Lilliwaup will close at I p,m. Dec. 24, it was announced this week. To Place YOur Christmas h Pping der By Phone Just Pick Up The Phone, Dial i Sears has a credit plan to suit your needs EVERGREEN SQUARE Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back Business Service, Karl's Auto Body, C and L Time Service, Shelton Elks Lodge, Bob Ogden Service, Pauley Motors, Dr. George Radish, Don Pauley, Verle'sSportingGoods, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Safeway Stores, Shelton Glass CO., ttidden Haven Mobile Park, Frank's Electric, J and J Service, Minor's A and W and Grimes and McNeil Auto Body. Sets Program The annual Christmas Program for the Skokomish Jefferson County Court House Indian Assembly of God Church Dec. 10 by a Mason County will be Sunday evening at 7 p.m. Deputy Sheriff. He was being held The program will include the there on a Mason County Children's Choir, recitations, Superior Court warrant on the special music, puppets, a charge. Christmas filmstrip and candy BACHELOR: an average male over twenty-one whom no average female has ever made a serious attempt to marry. Henry Louis Mencken :