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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 1940 INDIAN VAIAJEY RECORD I J TA'a,T ~nlr T ~-,v feet were blisters, hunting any zerds over a sick dog--Relief--over A I.JiX'~.I~I ~A'-~.LJI ~I.~ JL kinci of honest work at any price, wile could pick his bones when he Published Every Thursday By AP.d to be told on every hand: TOO died, which we all soon will under Oi D' We heard of one of Mer- the present conditions. LAURENCE LOCKNEY ~ ' "," ur iriam's co-ops We went there and'The bible teacnes us, we are o were put to work. It seemed suchbrothers' keeper. But Philipps and ~tered as second-class matter November 27, 1930, at the post office at a blessing to us to be able to work hit~ Famine Bill doesn't believe that. Greenville, California, under the Act of March 3, 1879. ~ ,r 28 cents an hour and get every- And Gov Olson, Jesus also said, as iday clothes, Our old shoes mended, yo-I have fed and clothed and cared Obituaries, Cards of Thanks and all notices of entertainments given for ivnd bread and milk to take home. for the sick, of the least of these: profit, charged for the same as other advertising. I We had a $500 note,all that was left my little ones, you nave none It " i cf a lifetime of saving, the last of unto me. fiC:yPYof rtadoVC~tiSilnn:umpt~l~aCh:nh~ rd rffie~~ ~l::ul?te~kltlhcaon~Wjdnl~3t :lap:Z~larheaWhoPmU:. thantddh= yo A~l:~::llnig::~amh::irtkeYllk~h tlons and items of news must reach the Record not later than Tuesday iwe have pinched to pay th- taxe.~. 1 am pouring out the message of evenlng to insure oublication. All communications must bear the slgna- t~r.~n when Merriam destroyed our m~, heart You h~tve a superhuman tUre of the author, but will not be l~ublisr~ed if requestea not to do so. := "~ lif" and our c[ before ou with a -ack of hu cannery (Torrance, t~a .) ] b Y P - ~ ]our poor wages, on the streets we raan coyotes at your heels. But the A WOMAN WRITES tn,ajo~ity we can place M~'s. Morris lwcnt again Dear d-lend for I prayers of We poor uowntrodden ON TIIE RELIEF PROBLEM Her letter continues: [ know you are Our friend, we saw no people are going up for you. "My forefathers were pioneers of relief checks there, although they "Signed, "I do not intend for this to come I the mountains of Virginia, of wele offered to us. But, as long as i "MRS. GRANT MORRIS." tc you any way only as it comes Scotch-Irish descent. They fout;htw~ could work we couldn't stand -- 4, from my heart " t~,rough the Civil War on the the thought of the dole. And myI ~.~E ~.ENT With these simple words, Mrs. ,;ovthern side. poor husband worked there, he and I ~B ~ ~rant Morris, of Harbor City, Call- "My husband and I worked andI together 781 hours, whichwe neverI Mltt ~ fornia, began a letter to Governor sa~,ed the best We knew how an:l received a penny for. i ~'A~a~'n~ CUlbert L. Olson. had finally got together enough to "We borrowed money from rela-I o .And if all the editorial writers on earth put their collective heeds to- gether, they could not have created the breathing, human document "Which poured forth from the heart of this "every day" American w'o- lean. It mirrors with tragic clarity th~ tte~rtache of advancing yca:'s of dreams shattered, of hopes dying For in this pageant of poverty ~'hieh has engulfed more than'369,- CnO - or o~r California citizens, Mrs. ~rand Morris could take the role of "The Woman on Relief." stock and run a small farm in tl'.e tires, also there were the finance Ozarks, where land was cheap an'l:companies, till at last we had to taxes low. ]esk for help. I "The dream and ambition of our "WE DON'T WANT DOLE. WE lives was to own a small piece of iW'ANT STATE SPON'SORED land where we could work and be,1 WORK FOR WE PEOPLE WHO independent. W'e. were told that~AT~E AkBLE AND WANT TO our small savings would never corn- WORK. Fete in California with the inflated i "And when I say 'we', I mean the land values, was why we went to thousands who are on fhe dole. the Ozarks. I Tkey speak of us as beligerent. If "Then the panic of '29 and five] we are it's because we hate and years of drought cleaned us out of desp!se the condition we are In, and money, and we lost our health. Our went to fight our way out of it. I folks were all in California, so we h~ve the right to come to you and In the spotlight which has beengathered up what few bits we had to beg you to put forth ~very effort turned on investigations of theleft and returned to California " ~n~d power at your command to free bOssible radical beliefs Or of so (which would make us migrants). Us from this prison of despair. ~alIed "chiseling" among a bareI "I am past 53. My husband--with "Oh, how I sickened as I would action of relief clients, it is prob- a broken heart--is 60. I wonder if sit evening after evening at the able that the worries and :l~sola- John Pbilipps and the others of :adio and listened to the peol)lesent t:on among the vast majorityotl'P, ig Business everhad, '," .',', to walk the ~ t,p there to serve the people. Sit- them t.~ overlooked. In this gr :tlstreets tillthewholebottomoftheir ting around like a flock of buz- We like to hear Ford owners chuckle when we say, "Your paint sure looks shiney." They usually say, "Oh, I just wiped it in a hurry." And it's a fact, you can "wipe the weather off" that Ford baked-enamel finish in a jiffy --which is c rtainly a convenience, week in and week out! Come in and see us do this: We pour alco- hol on Ford V-8 hood--light it--let it burn off--then wipe hood with dr), cloth. No harm done! What fire can't do weather can't even start. A. L. FARR, Manager Mrs. Louisa ~ranner CorresliOlldeU[ Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Ste, vens and Voting son motored to Reno Satur- cmy to ~pcnd Easter with Mrs. Day, mother of Mrs. Stevens. It yeas also the birthday of Mrs. Day and her father and there were present a r, umber of other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Jones and baby soz, of Quincy called at the home of " r l Mrs. Lola Sorsoli Sunday. M . Jones is connected with the forest service. II Mr. and Mrs. MillikAn and chin d~en have moved to the house on the Ktngdon ranch. Mr. MillikAn is working for Sam Brown. Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Neer returned Saturday from a week's stay in Sacramento. 'Mr. Neer's brother, Frank Neer, who has been seriously ill is somewhat improved. Mrs. Louisa Tanner and Mrs. Gertrude Beeman took 11 of their Sunday school scholars to Green- vtlle Sunday to take part in the Easter service. Mrs. Don Midwood and Mrs. Perry McLaughlln 'ac- companied them. Mrs. Midwood drove one of the cars. In the after- Loon an egg hunt was enjoyed by some 40 oz' 50 youngsters. Mrs. Robert Kelton presented each child ~lth an Easter basket, candy eggs, u.*:d other little gifts Mr. and Mrs. John McRorle and children drove to Orland Saturday to spend Easter with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Sheehan drove to Oroville Saturday afternoon to be with Cliffs parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Sheehan, on Easter. They were accompanied by Mrs. Mary Esani and Emery Esani, Who vis- ited Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kenney. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Foster came up from Sacramento Saturday and spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs. Charles Herring, and Mr. Herring. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Stampfli and niece, Eva Stampfli, of Susanville, ~ ere guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stampfli and other relatlve~ Sun- day. The Crescent Home club met with Mrs. Charles Herring Wednesday c,~ last week. A pleasant afternoou was enjoyed and ref~'eshments were served. t,nd family. Dr. and Mrs. L. E. Hardgrave and Mrsl Murlcl Maunder children of San Francisco spent the Corrcspoudent F ,a~:ter week.end here. Peggy and Dorothy Mullen of Mr. and Mrs. Will~rd McCutcheon Creenville stayed here several days of Sacramento are visiting relatives Jest week with Mr. and Mrs. M. B. in the North Arm. Herring while their parents, Mr. [ Mr. and Idrs. G.-~. Clark and AI- t~nd Mrs. Leslie Mullen, were in lhert Brown made a business trip to Sacramento ! I Rcno Monday Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Edson andI I Miss Laverne Teresa left Tuesday "~Ons of Reno visited Mr. and Mrs'l for Rio Linda where she will stay J.A. Hardgrave last Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stark. Thursday. i --- Mrs. Lee Johnson, Mrs. K. W. Fl- I Jack Elwood was here over the ,he~ and Mrs. A. J. Maunder were week-end from the CCC camp near ChAco visitors last Thursday. Doyle. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Tareshand Mr. and Mrs. Aldo Sorsoli spent chidren have moved here from la-t Friday in erectile. ~,Vatsonville. Ambrose SAkes is at the Batson Mrs. W. H. Dolphin, who has l~cspital with an infected arm. 1,ten in the Batson hospital came i,ome Monday but is still confined Evelyn Taresh was home from Red Bluff for the week end. On to her bed. Sunday she and her parents were Virgil Taresh, Grobner Williams, Ja~ and Arlen Taresh went with ~Ir. Mitchell to San Francisco las week in connection with the Future Farmers organization. They witnes- sed the judging of thoroughbred cattle Harvey Dolphin has Purchased a t~ew Chevrolet sedan Mr. and Mrs. Ray McMurphy and children were here Friday from Wermo. Neal Clark, "Mrs. Sallie Garvln, Edward Murray, Vern Clary an l Lloyd W:ilson spent Sunday in V'~rillows. Mrs. Charlotte Elwood and Mrs. Avery Sheehan are in Salt Lake City attending a convention of the Seventh Day Adventist church. Bill Young, Mary Tt'u:~scli and Louise Williams came up from San F~ anctsco Thursday nlgnt and re- turned Sunday. Louise was Mary'n guest at the home of her grandpar- :eats, Mr. and Mrs G. E. Boyden. Ernest p%rce was over from Su- sonville Saturday to visit his mother. Mr. and Mrs. Francis Grammes and son of Walkermine spent Easter guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Awbrey e,t Chester. Verne LeRoy was here from Su- i sanville Saturday-- l~uth Williams and Earl Stead xvcrc married in Reno last Wednes- t(b~y by the Rev. Brewster Adams. j Mr. ad Mrs. J. E. Williams and son I~overley and Mr. and Mrs. William ]Stead of ChAco attended the wed- [dlng. The young couple will make their home here. Mr. and Mrs. Miller of San Fran. ciseo were weekend guests of the C. A. Holstrom. Mr. and Mrs. Nel- so~ returned to San Francisco With them. James Young went to Reno Mon- day to attend the Census School of ihstruction. The chqdrcn of the community enjoyed an Easter hunt at the ~,rammar school Friday. Laverne Lambert is in the Batson ho.c, pital with an infected arm. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY Meets every Sunday, 11 a. m in the Clinch building, Quincy. Sun- d~y school at 9:45 a. m. Monthly meeting, Citneh building, first Wed- Sunday with Mrs. Martha Barnes nesday of each month, 8 p. m. Deposits Insured by The Federal Deposit Washington, D. C. $5000 MAXIMUM INSURANCE FOR EACH DEPOSITOR $5000 We Appreciate Your Account Large or Small INDIAN VALLEY Commercial and Savings GREENVILLE CALIFORNIA Mr. and Mrs. Solon Luzzadder and daughter, Margie, made a trip to Chico and Oroville Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelton are e~ners of a new car. Mrs. Della Herring, Mrs. Oer. trude Beeman and Mrs. LoyOla Tan- ner drove to Taylorsville Thursday to attend the meeting of the Indian Valley Garden club. Mr. and Mrs. *Jesse Sorsoll of Susanvllle were week-end guests at the Sorsoll Hotel when they visited Mrs. Coreene Sorsoli and other rela- tives. Mrs. A. J. Riehhl and Mrs. Frank Stampfli visited relatives in Susan- ville Thursday. Miss Elizabeth Turner returned Sunday from a week's visit with relatives in Sattley. II General Merchandise Greenville California i A. M. Wise drove to Sacramento[ Saturday for his Wife and daughter, [ who spent the week there.They [ returned Sunday. ] Fred Kaulback was a guest of | Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kelton over| Easter. Richard I-Iughe'~'~was up from his | home in Orovllle over the week-end.~