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Southside Hear Meeting 4 ~i!~ !' < By MRS. RAY KRATCHA SOUTHSIDE -- Southside P.I".O. met last Monday evening and had a guest speaker, Mike Gibson, from the lnn Quest. Southside Christmas program is Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. The Jumping Jills also performed at the P.T.O. meeting. Bachelors 4-H club met Dec. 6 at the Southside Grange Hall. Club members worked on their gifts for their mother's for Christmas and made ideas whal they're going to do. Members present were Arney Swenson, Eric Johnson. Mark Wheeler. Mike Wheeler. Todd Andersc~n R~,,~ncy Johnson, Marty Gates, Chris Buckanan, Ricky Nault and leader Ann Wheeler. Members had punch and cookies for refreshments, reported Todd Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Asche Sunday afternoon visited Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Asche and family and Mar.', Albaugh and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mattson also visited the Jesse Asche's. Visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kratcha on various days were Mr. and Mrs. John Cookson and Jackie. Jay Cookson, Jim Swindall, Mrs. {'arol Waller and Cliff Harto. A FAMILY REUNION was held on November 22 n the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Hinchcliff. In the back row, left to right, are Linda Chase, Ken Chase, Shane Chase, Wayne Hammond, John Healey, Charles Hammond, Roger Hammond, Sue Healey, Ron Healey, Robert Hammond, Kristie Hammond, Jerry Hinchcliff; seated, in the center row, are Dale Hinchcliff (the father), Melody Chase, Roxianne Peck, Jimmy Peck, Rodney Hammond, Mary Cook, Timmy Hammond, Audrey Hinchcliff (the mother), Dale Hinchcliff, Jr.; in front are Chris Hammond, Basil Hammond, Debbie Hammond and Rolland Hammond. er sessmen IVlany parcels of land on timber grows won't be and assessed as forestland Year unless their owners act , a Washington State of Revenue official d this week. Thomas A. Flemer, forest tax Pervisor for the Revenue Department, said the exact number of such parcels isn't known, but that "it could be several thousand, making up a significant percentage of the state's total private forestland acreage". Under the state's new forest tax law, passed by the 1971 in i ~. I. education benefits are r~ popular among Vietnam than they were among of the Korean Conflict, I~. Mullen, Director of the Ittle Veterans Administration Office, said on his return a three day conference with top VA officials ,in Washington, D.C. Enrollment under the G, I. Bill is up 39 per cent over last year, Multen said, and VA" officials are exploring new ways to expand it even more. Mullen met with ments On I'he Coast Guard is inviting en comments on the regulations which would Coast Guard approved eSaving devices on all reational boats. Comments reach the Coast Guard Christmas Day 1971. proposed regulations, by the Federal Boat Act of 1970, would change Present 1940 Motorboat Act hllations which require devices only on boats by machinery. devices were not able in almost 50 per cent of 364 reported drownings in which resulted from the use not currently required by regulations to be equipped life preservers or other devices. These statistics erscore the Coast Guard's ire to make the proposed effective before April '72, an earlier date than that in the 1970 Boat Safety Act. Written comments should be addressed to the U. S. Coast Guard, CMC/82, Room 8234, 400 Seventh Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20590. Library trustees to meet in Lacey The Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees will hold its third annual meeting on Thursday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. At this meeting the board will adopt a revised 1971 budget and will also adopt the revised 1972 budget. "there will also be an election of officers for the coming year. The board will meet in the Timberland Regional Library Administrative Office at 1006 Sleater-Kinney S.E. in Lacey. The meeting is open to the public. pl Legislature, most privately owned forestlands 20 acres or more in size will be classified as "forestland" by county assessors. "But assessors normally would not include forestlands which may be considered to have a higher and better use," Flemer said,. nl Administrator of Veterans Affairs Donald E. Johnson and his Chief Benefits Director Olney Owen, Nov. 3, :4, and 5, at W~shiagton's Sheraton Park Hotel i'n"m~etings that brought together the directors of VA's 52 regional offices, 165 hospitals and six independent outpatient clinics. More than 2.7 million veterans and servicemen already have used the current G. I. Bill in its just over five years of existence, Mullen disclosed. This exceeds the 2.4 million trainees under the 13 years the Korean G. I. Bill was in effect. ica ions ere 1"he many owners of forestland which currently is being valued on a basis of highest and best use may apply for "designation" as forestland under the new law, Flemer said. "Owners of such lands are urged to inquire at their assessor's office as soon as possible," he said, "because the deadline for the application is Dec. 31 if the designation is to take effect in the 1972 assessment year." Information about how lands will be classified effective next J an. 1 is readily available at assessors" offices now, Flemer said. The designation application forms also are now available a assessors' offices. "Because unemployment is greatest among veterans with the least education, VA is actively encouraging veterans to take advantage of their education benefits in some form," the regional office director said. These benefits support college level study - with tutorial assistance when necessary. A veteran can draw benefits to complete high school and still have full entitlement to go on to college, or he can learn a trade in atechnicat school or through training on the job or on the farm. On-the-job training programs, Mullen said, are being expanded in cooperation between VA and small businesses, and a program in progress only two months has already resulted in 8,000 new programs and 12,000 new job slots nationally. IRS Handling Phase Two Activities Here Starting Nov. 1 5, Internal Revenue Service Offices assumed new responsibilities formerly assigned to the Office of Emergency Preparedness under the President's Economic Stabilization Program, Neal S. Warren, IRS District Director for Washington State said this week. Within guidelines issued and to be issued bv the ('osl of Living Council, the Price Connnission and the Pay Board, the IRS will act on requests for interpretations James Wysong At Bible College James Wysong, Shelton, is among the 210 freshmen students enrolled this semester in LIFE Bible College, Los Angeles, training center of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel. A graduate of Shelton High School, young Wysong was president, of the Crusader youth in Shelton Foursquare Church prior to going to Southern California to pursue a four-year course in evangelism, said Dr. Clarence E. Hall, 18 years dean of the college. The local church is pastored by the youth's father, Rev. James Wysong. Young Wysong is also going to study in the college's con'servatory o,.',mll~.,: the dean and on appeals of adverse determinations. In addition, the IRS will continue to provide information to the public, investigate complaints and monitor compliauce with stabilization guidelines. The IRS will handle enforcement activities in connection with the largest numerical segment of the economy those businesses not required to report their increases to the Pay Board or the Price Commission, Warren said. The IRS also will conduct fact-finding investigations for the Board and Commission. IRS offices are open Monday through Friday to answer inquiries and receive complaints from the public on stabilization matters. The Olympia IRS office is open Thursdays and Fridays. The telephone number is 357-7795. CALIFORNIA: A state that's washed by the Pacific on onc side and cleaned by Las Vegas on the other. Albert Cooper m Call Us About J~/'~ OAK PARK A Planned Unit Development 426-2646 HIMLIE REALTY, I NOW'S THE TIME TO BUY! ! ! Our Suppliers have asked us not to advertise our clearance prices. Come in and check them...they'll make your Christmas brighter/ Sofas Chairs Recliners End Tables Dining Furniture Bedroom Suites Hide-a-beds Lamps plus many, many items! To Place Your Christmas Shopping Order By Phone Just Pick Up The Phone, Dial m EVERGREEN Sears has a credit plan to suit your needs SQUARE Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back And Place Your Order SHELTON Open 10 - 6 Mon. thru Fri. -- 10 - 4 Saturday Free Delivery "J" and Olympic Hwy. N. '68 IMPALA CUSTOM COUPE WAS $1568 WILL BE SATURDAY ......... '67 IMPALA SPORT SEDAN WAS $I 195 WILL BE SATURDAY ....... '68 MONZA COUPE WAS $780 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ '67 OLDS 98 LUXURY SEDAN WAS $1795 WILL BE SATURDAY ....... '64 OLDS CUTLASS COUPE WAS $895 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ '64 BUICK SKYLARK 4-DR. WAS $745 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ '67 PLYMOUTH 4-DR. WAS $795 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ '57 PLYMOUTH 4-DR. WAS $395 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ '69 CHEV. 1/2 TON PICKUP WAS $1895 WILL BE SATURDAY ...... '68 INTERNATIONAL 3/4-TON PICKUP WAS $1695 WILL BE SATURDAY ...... '67 INTERNATIONAL 1/2-TON PICKUP WAS $1225 WILL BE SATURDAY ...... '59 FORD 4-DR. WAS $250 "WIL'E 13E SATURDAY '59 STUDEBAKER 3/4-TON PICKUP WAS $395 WILL BE SATURDAY ........ PLUS PRE-DECEMBER PRICES ON 25 CHEVS. & OLDS. PLUS PRE-DECEMBER PRICES ON 14 CHEV. PICKUPS EXTRA BONUS! WITH '72 FLEETslDE PICKUPS DURING DECEMBER No. 1 Service Department! (We try harder!) "Since 1927" Parts & Service Monday thru Saturday MIC Insurance Daily Rental Service 1st. & Grove Thursday, December 16, 1971 - Shelton-Mason County Journal - Page 15