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1958 in Review (Continued from Page 1) in he Chester and Canyon Dam aroa;. Problems suwounding opera- tion of the Seneca Hospital Dis. tr&apos;ict were apparently satisfac- torily resolved during a public meet:.ng at Chester. Another storm struck the north county, causing extensive dam- age to a wide area, as fou7 in- ches of re, in accompanied near. gale winds. All streams were out c{ their banks, numerous homes were flooded and traf- fic was stopped in Indian Valley. The precipitation brought ,the ttal to 34.46 inches for 1958. As a result of a petition ci.- eulated by the Chester Women's Club, the state division of high- Greenville boy, was shot and killed and 79-year-old Louis Cculter of Crescent Mills was charged with murder. A robbery was involved and Coulter was later given a suspended sent- once on a --educed oharge of manslauter. Sixty-five planes an'feed for the Western Sttes Association of Sheriffs Acre Squadrons flyin at Chester. Larry Roach of Chester, home on leave from the navy, landed a 26-inch out at the mouth of the Feather River on the lake. Harold and Tad Tweedle took over as new owner's o Glenn's market in Greenville. The Westwood hospital closed. "Old Iron Legs,,' 74-year-old ways announced several new retired tan Francisco Hal era- safety measures to be taken on ploye, passed through Chester, on Highway 36, east of Chester. his extended hike through the IVIfiCI-I ] northern state Lake Almanor was opened to pJLy year-round fishing when the i Three ca{tle ' thieves ''ere ;tiied Iit;n an A gnme ctens ia?en t caught in the act by rancher Iv- an tephans ad his 13-year-oId a winter closure, son Jake in the Westwood area Cliff Holt of Greenville was and were sentenced to prison nam'd winne: of the county UN _7 grand theft cha--ges. speaking contest and went on to furH}er student competition at Redding, where he took third- phtc,, honors. Ju lge Frank J. Standar% tong- tim (;reenville I'K! ,r-i alld re- tired Amanor Ju:tieial District judge died at 84 A total of 42 bea:'s were bagg- ed by Ptumas County huntei-g during the 1957,58 season, it was rep: rted. APRIL Fire destroyed the interior of the boiler and electric control room of the dry kiln :at Cheney Lumber: Co.'s Greenville mill. The greatest snow @epth ever recorded at Lessen Volcanic Na- tional Park was repor{ed when Jolene Palazzi wa < named ]queen of the nintil annual Silv- er Buckle Rodeo at T, ylorsville. alter:tied by a re'e)rd crowd of everal thousand persons. Joseph Wryer, f;7. of Green- vitle, was kiHe.4 when ltis car left tile road near (':oeent Mills. Five Susanville men paid a total fo{ $700 in fines after lheJr ar- rest following a browf in Green- ville. Carl's Cedar Lodge opened for business at Chester. A 25-year-old logge': was run over ,and killed on he highway between Chester and Red Bluff. AUGUST Del,ana Dresden was crowned park rangers measured a stag- queen of the first annual Lake t Almanor eRampionsi9 overboard goring 322 inahes, newi regatta. The event attraceced Greenville High School's gYmnasium was dedictted, thousands of spectators, and ov- The Chester. and Lg Alma-I er I00 comestants participated nor Ohamber of Commerce wstin ,the .-acing even,ts. Working on lns or the lake's t An 18-year-old Modesto you first Chamrfionshin o.board re- [ attending Sierra Bible Camp atta.  ' -: l drowned n Lake Alnnor the The planAng mill and box far-;daY aSter he camp opened. tory at Sloat was completely de- / county residen were oon- stroyed by ire - [eerned ,and puzzled over a blight A ltola 'girl, .Cindy Mortaln, t ha. was.,a.tRaren,ly killing all Won e county s flst annual tot the oak es In  area. ] spelling contest held fin Chest. Iuie onen flagged down a] or. ' Western Pacific freight train MAY Jerry Vick pitched a no-hit ,'Uteut as Greenx, ille's baseball nine won over Wesl:wood High. Ground yeas broken for the new fire all at Chester. A ne chapter of the Californ. ia Se2olarship Fedea, tion was in- stalled at Chester High School. The new Greenville SOuthern Baptist ChurCh was dedicated. Thirty-three citldren oxnplet. ed he bicycle sfeW o'-,rse spon- Sored by the Greenville Elemen- tary PTA. Sixteen - rtionth - old Janelle Flowers off TayloTsville was hos- Pitalized after being run over in I A Repttblican Women's Club the driveway of :her home. was institttted at Chester. Wesley S. avercool .was ftat- A Quincy hen was not expe- ly crused when the bulldozer ed to recover from the effort of he was operating near Butt Lake l Went out f control .and rolled I laying a 6%-ounce egg. A family in the Chester area oev.. I found thei': campsite covered The opening day of fishing on t Wh borate solution sprayed l.eke Almanor was described as from an aerll tanker RiOter they -the "best ever." The Rev. Carl SOlwearzenberg drove into a remote wgoded ar. f Greenville announced he had ea and lt a fire the,t Was spot- raade tape recordings of Sput- Mk HI signals picked MO on his beam radio. Ctherine Jensen, 16, of Chest- er, :and Lester Tuer, Storrie Scoutmaster were killed and edgh other persons hospitalized following a two.car collision ekar Lake Amanor Three persons droWned when their car went into the river near ,l]elden, as they were retttrning hme rom a tneral in Quincy. Meadow Valley Lumber an. nounced discontinuance ,off oper, a.tions at i, ts iv'lsion mill in PosRion off ,.third while working i,h a road crew] on Stampfl Lane. Several persons were jailed fol- lowing an "Indien War" north of Quincy that involved he use of elain saws and aulomobiles as weapons. Record ,atendance marked the annual courty fair at Quincy, ad. missions totHng over 20.000. I Some 183 youngsters completed the Red Cross swim school clas- es al Greenville. PG&E's new Poe Poverhouse ws put "on the line" during dedication ceremonies held a,t the ne,v installation  near Jar- ' bee Cap. ted by an alet lk_elu. Days WaS Almanor Regatta Three fishermen arrested on a season's $inal football game. closed stream in he middle of { Greenville. the rd With 61 ixltmds of trout I Leste: D. Mael o Susanville in possession were fined $'20tas killed in a mill accident t each in Almoner Judicial Dis- Chester. trict Court. I Greenvlle's new First Luth- Bob Brand, 24, of Greenvill, l eran Chueoh was dediceted. was rushed to .the local hospital by Forest Service helicopter gel- NOR lowing a woods accident. Clair Engle hnd '"'Pa,t" Brown Helen HolHngsvoh of Green- were heavy winners in Flumas vilie filed suit against 60 per-'County during the general elec- sons and groups or alleged dam- lion. ages to her property as a result Greenville's Indians won 33-13 of private sewer systems. I Leonal Edmiston, 16, Herlong Two "quick change artists" football player, <tied during the weren',t quick enough aster ast- school's game at Quincy and the shuffling Wes Mock of Cheste cause was not determined. o.u:t of $10. They ended up in he Assuranbe yeas given during county jail. Workers went on strike at the Cheney Lumber Co.'s mill at Greenville. Pat PrideauX and Curtis BlaCk- ford were named winne='s of Greenville S o r o p t i m i s t Club i scholarships. Herman Verhaet, American Field Service foreign exchange student i2xma Belgium, registered a.t C__eenville High: School. KTOBER a meeting at Plumas Pines cf highway officials and local cit- izens, that the new West Side Epressway project will begin during the coming year. Word was received fom the Corps of Army Engineers that Httle hope remained for comple- tion of olanned flood con,trol work at Chester during 19 Paul Hanson of PratCviHe was elected as 1959 president of the Ohestez and Lake Almanor (31mmer f Commerce. SEPTEMBER The Lucky S Mine in Indian A slight snow fed during a A baby was found alone in a Valley was announced sold Or brief cold snap throuhu,t the a pNce o $250,000 north county, and a 3-degree car near a Lake Almanor resort - " "'- ----" ..... tem-erature wa o  - " "  --- nd '- - -*-er atre-- unarms wam, carged wl - p s rep rtea at at o a.m. a ,the m* st- car h'" e a e- -- " :n Chester d e, sc p aome -, e . .... 31 ,ty jail and was captured allay The Community Methodist tr aegrees on Augu was , Chu ................ for .... ,lter aster an extensive man- I rh at Chester was burglar- month in the Greenlle area [nuont" , ...... ? .- _, .2-. Ized on Thanksgiving Day. .... I tJreenvllleS lllgn nooi ltt- A vs]ting fisherman was fan-tball team lost a 26.25 thrlllec I DEEII ed $210 after being aested withi, m ',,ne., - i MPs Linda Standrt 83-year- 51 trou. - I A la'e crowd enjoyed the an old Pmneer resident of the Green Over 400 persons attended the I nual rtist nteur '0 rifle area and wife of the late tri-county cattle field day at the _ L ".:7""  ,,dt, o ,n m,a - _c in Gheste- lot ureenvh,le. :--' .... ,, ......... Stover rnc r.  ............... ' Three Quincy men were eharg-  ga. persons aiea an rac . ."  : Mrs. Betty Jean Sexton, 25, was ! --ide,,*- '- " ..... ',,ntv dur led wrth disturbing the peace two car i " ,a,-,. .. .., ,.,,a .- . . - an a - coil slon near ,__  o. ,. ..... ,^ n..t,,a,_..: following a Sunday evenmg :agneg--+to +:'+2"+;++2 1 Virginia Pratliitof Chester in a l 7+.2 +"Y?" ..... P*'" ' "*''" t:'n+x"ltw O +, ....++.a.d. =m, Oh+ [ t ne sit,Ace at +ne neney Lure- two h u before the ac- - "" -- " -- -nt "11 t ber Co. mill in Greenville end- ana .zgs  o cres x sled+ a ....... ,.,twood Fire Protection Lanaelenl,lan ro+ TlT3=raYS'Barrhart Borne was approved during a .... "L: , ....... ..+ l won top honors in the Christmas r.--tio - at x,r^... ater ms ca. went mo ,me nve r ............. tec t ' ,,e'Wotl, near Rock Creek Powerhouse. ]eeorauon cement o,t westw. wanspor,tation was ..... e Greenville Sanitary s- A five-acre site was aonatea " sehe ial Section halted at Quincy 1 tict duled h spec P&ol reus- by Co)ins Pine ,foe the proposed for Janttay 6 'on ,000 in gen- ed , let busses owned by Jess cemetery +a +ester. eral obligation bonds o assist ' five small ovr William +Mel&um, Chesterin financing of the c(mamutiity's scouter, received.  Sitver lme. pr(oosd sewer system. ,Cone aazd durlng a dlstrictj Greenville's Indians won council athering at usanvflle. I,,A,, th, ampionshtp in the first A MarysvHle woman yeas le@t annual county basketball .tour- 'Mtting it rmment held at Greenville. Queen +Candidates Crescent 00lillh (frOm last week) Mr. ,and Mrs. Ed Terrlg will ltve Cl.slina wi#h their chil- dren in Saerameno Crescent Cammunity C 1 u b sponsored the annual children's ChTistmas paty Friday night in the school house. A group of little girls, led by Betty Get- rick, sang .a cute Christmas ng, A group o larger boys and girls gave a choral reading of The Visit of St. Nicholas. Betty Sand- ers wov.ked wlth this group. Aft. er group singing Santa Claus distrlbuted candy. Mr. nd Mrs. Wendell Parson were called to Siguid, Utah, last Thursday by m dealh of her sister. The Pa.on children re. mained at home to altend school. Helen North vlted her daugh- ter Nadine and her hshand in Andprson this week. Earl Woods came up from Marysville to. spend Christmas [wiCh his m,othe., Ada Bentley, Mr. ,and Mrs. A1 Kunz of Oak. land came up this week end to bring a load of household goods I for their daughters, Lois Wanes. I grd who is moving here. They visited their daug;hter Alice York and family. i Marvin and FaTret] Cunning. ',ham, who are stationed at Fort Ord in the paratroopers bt camp, came home on leave. Bill Baker and his nephew Bud Sevenson went duck hunt- in m the other side of Susan, \\;,'.:: S{:.d:y. Bi}I'., brother An- dy came over from Port01a and Kqfq. ;h(';? [Jl<'ie /+or a day of hunt+ng. Ann Kelton visited friends In Reno Friday. t?uek Meadows moved to his cabin in Seneca, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Nye and Sharon left Monday for Hornet to spend Christmas with Mrs. Nye's mo,ther. They will also vis. it the A] Nye family, in Oak- land belore 7$turning home. Mr. and Mrs. Joke DeIIahn, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stockton and Pet McLain were in Reno at. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Sheehan and amy spert Chrlstrnas wl parents in Oroville and late:. with her fa,thev in LoyM,ton. Rosa Haker le@t Sunday or Andemon wnere she will spend Christmas with her son Jay and fa,nily; Mr. and Mrs. Go.-don Hlebert and three sons o Herlvg te Sunday with s mother, Mr. mid Mrs. Pltmle Nye. Rodeo at Taylorsville oantest weTe Bert's Club,