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f&apos;RECORD ANO PROGRESSIVE Yhursday, January I, 1959 i ,, , ,, Staff of New State Park Here Three have arrived in Plumas Country preparatory to taking over the new Eureka Stale Pa-k in behalf cf the state department off beaches and parks, it was announced this week in Sacmnento by Earl Hansen, an official of that de. partment. He indicated transfer of the property from the hands e Col. and M C. A. Lundy, private owners, to the state is expected to be completed, vet early in January. Te three state men who have been sent to Plumas County are M. J. "Jack" Mason, who is to be park supervisor, Bob Wag- -gn.L and Bob Tardff. Mason has been transferred from Tu-.lock State Park and the other two from Calaveras Big Trees Park. They have established tempor- ary headquarters at Graeagle. Hanson said the three men are to make an immediate study of Imssible us of the park by the public, and will prepare a budget showing what materials and equipment are needed and Special Elee'tion January 6 (Continued from Page 1) boundary of the district. Disposal would be into Wolf Creek. This area was chosen because it is well isolated. reasonably free from encrhment by future buildings, and is situated Such that it may be reached by gravity flow from the largest possible area. Design of these facilities will meet standards estab- lished by the Department of Health. Education and Wel- fare and the Regional and State Water Pollution Control Boards to insure the heMth and safety ,of residents of the Greenville area. The sewers have been designed to carry the ulti- mate sanitary sewage flows from four main areas the Landon Addition, the center of town and Highway 89 areas, the west Main Street area and the Hot Springs Road area. The treatment plant has been designed to serve a population of 2,000, with provisions for future expansion. In the election Tuesday, the general obligation bonds will require the approval of two-thirds of the voters cast- ing ballots. One voting pre=inct has been established for the election and the polling place will be Greenville Justice Court -- from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Views Aired on PG&E Plan: ,Continued from Page 1) $3.33 PG&E's total tax bill is age o" about 4.50 persons ;for 2 about $487,500 this year. years. He estimated the increas- Earl Pedersen of Greenville. chamber director; asked if it #. would be posmble o ea.nark pare f the expected new tax money derived lrom the new project. Chellis Carpenter off Por- tola, also a director, commented. 'q'o do that you would have to change the law." according to company figures, well over $50,000,000, yet it wen The recently completed PG&E on the tax rolls of Plumas and project takes water ou of Butt - -,"" , ...     .... _lValley reservoir, where it flows tha n|cTllwhrrd rd  dflnN/J I rein Lake Almanor, and carries Jr,,,,+,t.,,,4^" ;,o., ,,h,,,][ mrouln a long runnel to rne questioned on the subject, that ' new power plant at txar]tmu. The protx>sal is to impound i again ly to the _mitment il accept, just below the Caribou outlet and carry it .thxoujh a tunnel a ds- what they will cst. He express- ed tax revenue to Plumas Coun- ed view .that development ty would amount to half a rail- lion dollars a year, but othe.s present expressed doubt about this figure, pointing ott that when the development involving two power plants in the Feather River Canyon was pitt in R cost, o will be a long-term enterpr and that a lot cff maj- or developments should not be e immediately. He also [ t at presem the en. project is still in the o the state acqulsltlon tha the area become a state park i,t Is expeoted to be- oe in the near future. #t #t Taors- pick. lged Sunday a ve. Jose Frera of rdng to the Highway Fa. trol, Rogers was proceeding south on 395, he saw a small *bus coming card him and Just as they were about to meet the ear ven by Friera pulled out, I e bus and collided with the car driven by RogeTs. OH- eer Gambol of the H.ilhway Pa- trc, I arrived at about tiat time and took Friera to Susanvllle (the accident happened jus in. the company is complying trict. ed when the canyon power proj- ects were put in -- I00 cub. Ic feet of water per second is released into the stream through. u the year, withottt ail. Some of those present expressed the view that, regardless o statis- tics, very little stream remains I belov the two power dams. Jim Cloman, Plumas County super. visor mer, "In some plac- es you can walk across tttat sream bed wRhout getting your feet wet ' Paul Hanson of Lake Almanor, i a director cff the cmnty cham-  _be'.'. asked what effect the pro-[ [posed t)rojeet would have on the I level of le lake. I wuldnt I ranee f some eiglat miles ho.-i- zonally and 700 feet down, to a tint near Gansner .Bar where there wotld be another new pow- er plant. Collected with the wat- er courting out of the Butt res- e".woir tunnel would also be a certain axnount o water collect- ed in }he ohannel off the North Fork between the Lake Alma. nor d, am and Caribou. When Vadney Murray, chair- man off the county chamber's board of directors, asked if mote water from Lake Almanor could b: releff+d unoer the dam into the N(rlh Fork, increasing the volume in the upper North Fc:k, W<wt hington repl,kd  that it side the Lassen County line)'an,ticipae that it would change where e was charged with very much," Worthington com- woHd bc mpossible as every drunk driving and being unable monied. WhenA'he proposed rats. drop of v, ater put directly into the North Fork from Lake Alma- pay the $263 vehieh :as levied ting Of the take level was men- against him in the Justice Cout tloned he said actually it will ]nr would reduce by that much there He is set,in ,  time 1 reduce the water supply slighi2',t.the mnount available for:. Butt '  valley rervoir. ,_ .,._ . ..... r,_.-... '11 , since }t will resuR m more sur- ut u,e ,t t,u,t,  , IF,. ,,..,. v,n ,. 4.. , It :was said study of statistics 1 ' I but he added it wfll ,roide more compiled on 'me North Fork for Vtl p ',ttlWlt !fflexb4,1ity in opalon of the t the past 31 years led PG&E o --,,,, ..vA 8,v. -,wor nla,t assume mere would e ,an aver- Veterans bonus applleatlon When it was suggested to Wor- i age of 896 cubic feet of water llnes are Dee. 31, 198, for thington Cha, t ,the e0mpany could per second flowing through the proposed rmw tunnel and powe,:. Pennsylanla, Oltlo and Minne, sota, tt was stated this week by Veterans Service  C. . time they ente:ed the service, to conct has office for aist. not already done so. . 31 is the la day that eble veterans off World War II ov the beneficiaries of deceas. ed WoHd War II veterans can applltlon for a Pennsyl. vanta bonus. Gal. William B. Freeland, deputy adjutant gen- eral for vetemws aftSalrs (203 South Office Iding, HarHs- bg, Pa,) said applications must ' be postmarked on or before Dee. z 31. A Korean bonus has been ap-I proved in Pennsylvania, bu the ( necessary bond sales await .As: t sembly action in that state. The " deadline for ffHng is Dec. 31, a 1963. In Ohio (Korean coflict cmt pensation cm-nmlssion, 293 Lo Street, Columbus 15, Ohio), the same deadline holds for vet. ev.ans who served between June 25, 1950 and July 19, 1953, and next.oLkin of deceased veterans who served between those daes and who were killed in service release more water into the stre am and still hve a good power project, the PG&E mn commented. "Even the way it's planned now t,t's a sub-rnanl ,project. If it ,has to be red,uoed any tMrehe,: we II ,be better off to go down below and build a new steam pant" ge Warner, rrm_n,ageent suIntendert of Region 2, state division off fisheries, gave his organiza, tion's vew on the protmsL He said the division's figure of 200 cubic feet per sec- ond in summer 'is not a figure l we have pulled out of a hat. We consider t the absolute mini- mum needed, and would like tO I see a much more substantial If low." He se01d that unless there i is enough wter pu into the i sream to keep i moving there t will be no spawning by ,the fish. Chester Hard, Plfuzns County assor, who was present, was asked i he could give an es- timate of what taxes the com- pany Wotld pay on the proposed project ter h is completed. "No, I can't," he said. "I have nthing to do with levying those assen, ts." Given the cmpa- ny's figuxe ol $31,000,000 con- strucion cost. he said he would ::s:un the assessed valuation added to thecoun,ty's tax ,,oll 'ould be "'prc, bably eig,ht to ten million," and that the annual or aer diharge. .ax revenue might amount to In the case of veterans from' $350'000" lie said pent as:sess- Mim}esota applicataion forms ed wHue o{ all PG&E pr<pe"ty in ar obtainabk from the Krean[l'lumas t;oumy is $,45,271,4), bonus dlvlMo, Vtp::'a:: :c:'vic a-d : b e'.unty tax rate (ff Buildin{z, , Paul 1. ?im., if thy are not available Irom he states. ervice :fficer. Bonus eitzihtes !,o;':Aa. ieidentally, .ith are thee who ve between:its "Cal-Vet" program of farm June 27. 1950 and July 27, 195N i and borne loans, educational as- Service Officer Gallup empha- sistanee, cvil serviee prelerence plant, but that in time off need Ms could' be irreased t.ernpor., arHy, by using reserve stplies I of walelr, to a peak load of 2,250 ! cubic feet per second "or maybe 2,500 cubic feet per seo0nd." [ Caxl Anderson of Quincy,  I speaking in behalf off he Ptumas It County fish and game commis. sion, said the eomssion was i in agreement with the st.ate di- [ vision of Ish and game in its conclusion ,that 200 cubic fleet per second should be regarded as a minimum equlremenl for fisheries purposes in summer. He poirted out that the stretch of North Fork involved IS consider- ed one of the best fishing sreams in the United tates, and commented that "When the time comes when you have to go down t'here and ish for catchables, I'm done." Wm. Pete*:son, superior of Plumas National F0res, said he was inerested in "making sure we develop and protect the nat- ural resources of the national for. est. He said the North Fork is re. garded by many spotnen as "the 37d best .fishing stream in ,he United States," and indicat- ed the Forest Service was in a- greement with the minirn-n figure set by the svae division c.f fh and game -- 200 feet ,f water flew in summer and 175 !] winer. Cheste: visitors December 14 were ?Jr. and Mrs. Dale Tressier ant dauhteTs Polly and Sharon (f Yube City. The Tressler:- have a summer home at .the eaHer River Ilomesites'  near Domingc While hero they visit-. : i:h Mr. and Mrs. Henw Pi!:ch and family. r Reverend and M. C. C. North I 19500I in Review Seouts Honored Planning Publicity Garden Club Show