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VOLUME X GREENVILLE, PLUMAS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1940 NUMBER 31 f Take your family in one hand and your knife and your fork and b'our cup and yOUr spoon in the other hand and hie yourself hence to the Plumes County Fair Associa- tion Picnic at the co'dnty fair grounds, just beyant Quincy, April 28. Get tl~ere early, as this county Picnic promises to be the ~randest : get-together of Plumas county and Sierra county people that has ever I:een held. You will meet every- body that you have ever knoWn at this county picnic. You will find lots of things to talk about--so the earlier you get there the more time You will have to greet old acquaint- O,nces. When the statement is made that You will meet the folks you know, that takes in all the people in every line of industry tn the region. Saw- r~tillers will see the fellows they ha~e worked with in other places; ' ~clners will meet the boy~ who have ~andled a drill or a muckstick with them In some other mine in some 'Other locality; farmers and ranch- ers will run across acquaintances and old-tlme friends whom they Irave not seen since the lava flow. ~verybody will be there and you ~'lll have the time of your life. All you need to bring, states Bill (~cwan, manager of the Plumas County Fair Association--all you r~eed to bring is a set of tools with ' Which to shovel the grub into your ff.ce. The eats will be supplied free gratis and without a cent of charge. Donations of beef and pig and sheep and other meats, an:l bread and butter and pickles and et ,',| . I lwIH" a n,v , i I W W. Hall Heads elfare Board Has l School C .II ~I "Ill ~ G.W. McGee, s--s-~peperint'endent "if' t~ n^: + 11)-^++ ~ 'fi,l ~ U, 14 . II IJreenvllle ~0taryt,+ Gulf Red Cedar company SRW~,I 0"rU|HL rg+ug[~J~ l~atc+ may lU 11 C ~l~!l~dOffir[ '~ lmi}l, announces that operation ofI . --- w " " lub Wed "v'cek" G e t Y . Y:count Child Welfare Association Senior High School arnival will be of the Greenville Rotary c - ~ th's Y I =,nu,l tern the wheels a few um .s . held in ulnc on April 20 the fol- bald this year on Friday and Sat. Q, y, w/II be a program of amusements I :le:c~?:n ~ ~ff;::r:? t2e~d. +]all week,full blastbUtMonaaytha: the mill will start h,wing program was discussed and 'v+t:rday' May IO and 11. The ca.tni - " " adopted: al will be held in the high ,~ch+~l About 55 men will be employed 1. Establishing kindergarten gymnasium and will start at 7:39 a lhriller and, if possible to obtain, a couple of umpires with two good eyes apiece will handle the czarist rectors. The program Virednesday was in charge of Bruce Bldwell. He In- nIGH SCHda --iiX --Wirr FLAY AT FESTIVAL SATvm AY The members of the Greenville High School band will leave early Saturday morning by bus and pri- vate car for Chtco, to take part in the spring band festival of the Northern Sacramento Valley" schools. About 30 bands will participate, besides many high school and ele- r~cntary school orchestras and glee clcbs. The program for the day Is continuous from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. The Greenville band, directed by C. H. Smith, will play at noon. Each band is allotted about 29 m~nutss' time in which to present two num- bers. The numbers to be played by the Greenville band are "Atllla," a I-Iungarian overture by Hereby, and !'La Retne de Saba," march et cor- tege by Gounod. Each band will re- i pitching championship, band music, ,~ astern musical novelties, corn-' munity singing, and other entertain- ment features. A1 Snider, chief of the Division of Fairs and Expositions for the State of California, has assured the com- mittee that he will be there. Sni- der is particularly interested in the ~umas County Fair, ast his was the first project of the kind to come under his department following his appointment by Governor Olson. I-1~ will be accompanied by other ad- ministration officials. State Senator Harold J. Powers and State Assemblyman Clinton J. Fulcher have also been invite I Snider, Powers and Fulcher are scheduled to speak during'the day. The picnic, according to Mv nage~ Cowan, will be held for the purpose Of building up interest in the Plu- n:as County Fair. One of the ob- jects of the day's celebration will bs in the mill and in the woods. George Lockhart is logging con- tractor for the mill. John H. Mu~- I ford, recently of Richmond, Va is office manager. The mill will cut ubout 40,000 feet a day, employing one shift. ETZER SAWMILL EMPLOYS 140 MEN IN OPEBATION The Seizer sawmill is now oper- ating on a two-shift basi~, employ- ing 140 men. Stanley Nagler is general mana- ger of the mill and Sheffield Bridge- water is superintendent. O. KIRBY SAWMILL STARTS SEASON'S OPERATION The Kirby sawmill, On the Arllng. ton road between Crecent Mills and Taylorsvllle, has started it season's cut, LAST OF WOODEN ~V.4 7 ER MAINS BEING 'IAI/EN UP Bruce Bidwell, manager of the Bldwell Water company, announces that 500 feet of new water main has been laid on Crescent street, between the E. J. Humphrey Shell Oil company station an~l Jessie street. The new pipe is a feur mch main, to replace the old wooden pipe, which was also of four-inch diam- eter. Bldwell states that this is the P~st section of wooden pipe to be classes In the Plumas County school system. 2. Securing a recreational Supervisor for the county to work out a program for the individual needs of each community, based on the facilities of that community. 3. The consolidation of ele- mentary school districts with separ: ate buses for high school and ele- mentary school children. A committee composed of Miss Tlllie Kruger, County Superintend- ant of Schools, Mrs. Sarah Lyanee, Public Schools Nurse, Ray. Virgil Jackson, Earl Morrow, Dr. Bowles i County Physician, and' Mr. Daly, teacher tn the Portola High School, will appear before the County Board of Supervisors on May 6 to p~esent the plan for the employing of a county recreational supervisor. The plan includes the hiring for t~o summer months of a man prominent in recreational fields. Such a supervisor to make reeom- r~cndat~ons for a recreational pro- gem suitable to each community. At the close of the meeting the association, at the invitation of Dr. Bowles, visited the county hos- ~ital. The next meeting of the Pluma~ County Child Welfare Association v:ill be held on May 25 at Quincy.' Those interested in furthering the association welfare program are urged to attend and lend their sup- port. 4~ PLUMAS COUNTY CLINIC o'clock on both nights. Some three hundred dollars worth c,f prizes and new carnival equip- ment have already arrived an : are z oW being made ready for display, in preparation for the big evenz. There will be 12 or more different games, which will include at least four new games. Some well be g~mes of skill and science, v-bile ethers will be simple guinea. There v:tll also be several food booth~. Among the games are listed the following: Bingo, shooting gal. l~ry, fish pond, black hawk family, bottle throw, baseball throw, wheel game, rlngo, beano, spot game, 7. come.11, dart throw. All plans indicate that this year's carnival will be bigger and better then ever before and the ctudsnts of the school are making p~ans to take care of crowds that have never been equalled at the high school carnival here. 41b 150 ANGLERS AT ROUND VALLEY LAKE SUNDAY N. H. Bath, assisted by A1 Daw- son, experienced a good day's run et Round Valley Lake last Sunday, when 150 bass fishermen plied their lines during the day. Fishing was ,carried on both from the shore and from boats.~ Besides the bass, considerable number of catfish are a:go being taken, some of the cat- Esh running from 14 to 16 inches in length. There were some 300 persons at cetera have been made to the fair to formulate a better community as- 'association, and the committee qt~aintanee and interrelationship. gVarantees that there will be more I The people of Sierra county will than enough for everyone. The cooperate with the people of Plu- ~enu will be washed down with tz~as county in the fair, and tt is coffee b'iledin the great out-of- i expected that quite a gathering of doors. :! Sierra ceunty people will attend the' TWo thousand lineal feet of tablgs picnic. have been placed on the fair] This picnic will be a big day for 8rounds, which should provtds i Plnmam county. It will be a big Poem enough for each and everyone ,day for you. Be there--and be . to drape him or herself around,there early--for you will want to And besides the general get-to-Ic~owd all the fun you can into the i~ ther and the lupttous eats, there ' one-day celebration. i: "~- I GREENVILLE WILL HAVE QREENVILLE BIKE ~LUB I GOOD BASEBALL TEAM ORGANIZED SATURDAY i Successful organization of the[ (By Jlmmie May) 'Greenville Bicycle club was made,With a squad of 18 men already !i i ll~t Saturday, when the youngsters [ signed, Manager Carl Furrer states ! ! ef the community met at the gram-J tl+at this year's baseball team i ~ school building. T. V. Els~n- [ should stand an excellent chance of hU ctor of the club, as defending the championship which tn Is lnatru " " ,~ m they won last year. 'lS:~d+^ by J. ~'-`. M,+.roo:-.--ed with Several capable new players will $our squaas were xorm , th eml~ers undoubtedly strengthen the team as tmtowmg m : . . . " - "11 Butterfleld, Tom a aezenmve unit. These new men ~quad 1--~lern ~tSennuth,~" " Byron ~'-rthoff, Al Martin shortstop', Dick ~ . Hughes, first ,base; George Price, ~rber.- Bob p~tcher, and Willis Hardgr~ave, last ~quad 2---vaaney ~urray, I ' ~" --- rd Stam"fll Ralph year a regular pitcher with the urray,mowa t, . - I ~uincy Merchants. ~.artholf. ence Vetters, Wal ! The inner defense of the local ~luad 3--Lawr tel d N e Rex War-lteam should be one of the best in West, Richax y , ' the league. With Peewee Near at re~. - ~ I third A1 Martin at short Bob Kel ~quad 4--Philip ~etson, e~ranu~, ' " ~ox ton at second and Dick Hughes at ~,~ o-*^* 'first, the locals will make it plenty uoJect or tne ClUD Will L)~~. ~t,~ rtdlng, repairs to bicycle, lights, li. tough for rival batters to fatten cerise numbers. Correct serial num- their batting averages. her of bicycle will be filed with Of. fleer Eisenhuth, in event the bicy- eli should be lost or stolen. Instruc- tion for camping games, fire per- ~lts, fishing tackle, swimming, flashlights pup tents, etc. The riders will give riding exhi- bitions for the Greenville Fro De- ImPtment during the Gold Diggers' Celebration and parade. Exhibi- tions will include single file into t~co by two, three by three, four; hy four and figure eight, and many ethers. ~ach bicycle will have a number, Which will be cut from old automo- bile license plates. ":!. ~embership in the club is open to both boys and girls. BIRTHS "Phe following births are reported f~ora the Raison hospital: ~aughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. ~. W. Moores, Friday, April 19. The Peur, g lady was given the name of ~krbara Gaff A son was born Tuesday, April ~, to Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Mounkes. & son was born Tuesday to Mr, S~d Mrs. Don Conroy of Vtrgillg, Frank Sobrero, Carl Furrer, How- srd Tanner, Frank Thompson and Chuck Ranous will handle the out- field situation. Chuck Ranous, Just to refreshen your minds, was the individual batting champion of the locals last year. VJtllis Hardgrave and George PriCe will definitely prove to be valuable additions to the squad. After watching Price curve a few of the local batters to death in a prac- tice game, yours truly is plenty glad be Is not to be one of Price's future strikeout victims, Following are the men who re- ported for the coming campaign: Neer, Thompson, Kelton, Furrer, Tanner, Phillips, Paxton, Hughes, Martin, Price, Lambert, Hardgrave, Adams, Ranous, Frank Sobrero, Bob Sobrero and Kyle. Jiggs Cox will be mascot. The locals will play Oraysflat- ]Keddie Sunday, April 28, on the C~arke field at Greenville. The game :will start at approximately 2.30. @ i Mr. and Mrs. John A. Harvath have moved here from San Diego, They are occupying one of the Dr. C. R. Drader houses in the Landon i Addltlon. ceive a rating by the Judges. GARDEN CLUB WILD FLOWER TRIP MAY The members of the Indian Valley Garden club, and any outsider who is interested In wild flower classi- fication, will go on a wild flower field trip down the Feather River Canyon Thursday, May 2. Mrs. Guy C. Outland of Green- ville will conduct the trip and is being assisted in arranging the day's program by Mrs. Stanley Dol- F, bin of Taylorsvllle. The party will meet at the Ar- lington bridge at 11:30 a. m.' and will proceed down the Feather River Canyon, making stops along the way for the study and classifi- Cation of the wild flowers and shrubs that grow In the canyon. At removed in the town water system. I1'p r0 10 years ago all of the mains in the system were con,p~sed of wooden pipe. During ~he,e 10 years iron pipe" has graduall7 been in- s'.~led, until now the last piece of ~v3oden pipe has been r~moved. The wooden pipe was instaile.l in 1912 end the pipe that was removed this week had been in .~ervic,~ for 27 years. MISS MAXINE FAY IS RADIO CONTEST WINNER Miss Maxine Fay of Greenville ~as in the first group winners of honorable mention prizes in a ra- edo contest conducted by the Inter- national Association of Automatic Electri~ Phonograph Owners of Chicago. Her prize was $10, and C. Zunino, owner'of one of the noon the flower caravan will enjoy phonographs was also awarded $10. a potluck picnic lunch. The letter to Miss Fay from the @-------- company follows: D~ar Miss Fay DR. W. C. RATSON PASSES : . . ANOTHER MILESTONE Congratulations on w~nmng one -- or" the Honorable Mention Prizes In Dr. W. C. Batson, whose time has the March "Write-a-Title" contest been pretty well taken up with that slmnsored by this association. Your faI~led bird known locally as The title was adjudged in the first group Stork, took time out Wednesday of of Honorable Mention Prizes. Our thie week to skid lightly over an. check for $10 is enclosed herewith. other birthday anniversary. At- Winning wlth you is the Pioneer tendanta at the hospital presented Care, C. Zunino, proprietor, from ~r. Batson wlth a birthday cake in |~vhich location your entry card was honor of the occasion. '[submltted. -o Each entry was given individual ccnsideration, and you may Justly TOWN HALL DANCE NETS $70 feel l~r~ud of having had your title J. P. Branley announces that sales of tickets and contributions to the dance given at the town hall last Saturday night totaled $109, leav- ing a profit of $'/0. The money will be used to apply on an indebtedness of. about $400 on the hall. BIG CROWD ATTENDS HIGH SCHOOL RAN~D CONCERT A large crowd of patrons of the high school was in attendance last Thursday evening on the urea- s~on of the annual spring band con- cert. Both the main floor and the selected from the many, many thou- sands of titles that were submitted from all over the country. A new contest is getting under way for the month of May, and we hope that you will again participate therein. Yours very truly, E. C. STEFFENS, President. BATSON HOSPITAL UNDERGOING REPAIRS The Batson hospital is being ra- t.orated and repaintd this week. New linoleum is being lald and the balcony seats were filled, iwhole interior of the building Is Jimmy Mullen was featured in a|being repainted and venetian blinds baritone solo. Other special num-]base been ordered for the windows. hers included two selections by the,The office quarters for Dr. W. D. clarinet quartet and two trombone|Magg, Dr. Batson's assistant, will specialties. The high school dance ]soon be completed. Contractor W. band also presehted two numbers. |~V. Hall and Decorator N. C. Rowett + |are in charge of the work. 0~VL C AFE NOW ~,~ -- PRIVATE DINrN0 ROOM ~ DISTRICT DEPUTY PAY OFFICIAL VISIT Miss Wllma Barrie, owner of the Owl Cafe, has installed a private Ethel Norton of Weatwood,dlstrIct dining room in the care building, in deputy for the sixth district, Order ~htch she states that she will make of Eastern Star, will pay her offl- a specialty of catering to private cial visit to Sincerity Chapter of mrtlea. Greanvtlle on Friday, May 8, IN QUINCY MAY Dr. W. M. Dtckie, director of the S/ate Department of Public Health has announced that plans are being made for a Cr!ppled Children's ~llnic to be held in the Community Church in Quincy, from 9 a. m. toI 4 p. m Wednesday, May 8. Dr. Donald King, professor of orthopaedic surgery at Stanford Hospital, has accepted the Invita- tion to serve as the examining or- thopaedic surgeon This clinic, which is the third clinic for crip- pled children to be held in coopera- t~ou with Plumas County i~ epons- ored by the Crippled Children Ser- vices of the State Department of Public Health and financed through Social Security funda According to Dr. Martin Mills, Chief of Crippled Children Services 8 the lake Sunday, plcnlcing, sight. seeing and fishing. T. H. PATINELLI SAYS BUSINESS IS IMPROVLNO Thomas Henry Pattnelli, owner of the grocery store in the Landon Ad- dition, states that business In his establishment is on the upgra,ts since the opening of the lumber ~n- purchased ,the dustry. Patlnelli grocery business, from O. W. Ware on February I. PLUMAS COUNTY BASEBALL (By C. H. Geil) Last Sunday from Portola to Graysflat and over at Greenville, F~ather River baseball showed every indication that baseball in the canyon has reached a high de- gree of enthusiasm. There were i:: to obtain adequate medical care l prsctice games all over the terri. for children financially unable to ! tory. There is little doubt but that secure it themselves and thus as- levery club in the league will be sivt them to become more produc- Istr nger than last season. With tire members of their communities. ;less than four weeks before the During the year 1939 almost 2000 1 o}~enlng games, fans are already at. ~chtldrenfor care. were admitted to hoepitaIs I tending the practice games and cer. Mrs. Sarah B. Lyance, Supervisor, 1 tinly it looks as though, with such Child Welfare and Attendance, ; free show of interest on the part of Quincy, and Mrs. Mildred G. Taylor, the public, baseball is here to stay. 1~lstr~ct Nurse, Portola, will be glad Manager Melton of Graysflat-Ked. to answer any questions about the die has signed a new Indian pitcher ccming clinic, who looks mighty good and we can- `~-- not see what is going to stop the Pullen-Melton axis from making a SCARLET FEVER CASES great showing this, their first sea. REPORTED IN COUNTY son in the Feather River League. Four cases of scarlet fever at Beckwourth have been reported by Dr. Bowles, county health officer for Plumas county. Also several cases of chicken pox at Graeagle were reported. ALLAN J. A. JOHNSTONE NAMED ON STATE BOARD Allan J. A. Johnstone of Yreka h'~s been appointed by Go~ernor O~son as a member of the board of sdmtnistratton of the state employ- ees' rettremel~t epstein. Johnstone will be the insurance representattv~ ,n the board. Johnstone is well known is PIu- Greenville, at this writing, looks like the strongest club in the league. However, anything can hsppen in baseball, and does. Sloat, Graeagle and Portola are getting a strong lineup together. Quincy merchants, under Manager Shepard, promises some surprises, and Art Turnbull, who will manage the Loggers this season, has his men out training two and three days a week. There likely will be many upsets in the Feather River League this ,season and that is what makes baseb&ll the greatest game. Even the SaD Francisco Seals looked very good on paper, but have not won a game for so Ion We ex act mas county, having covered this re. g p the F.xaminer to get out an extr as glen for the past 16 years as an in-, ' a soon as the Seals wina a surance representative. ~I!s district g me. l * I a d Well anyway, Walter Mails a comprises superior Ca i err a n,nd n I: efty 0 Doul talk a ood ame extends to Reno, Neva0,~L. Joh - t ' g g ' stone is past commander of the. And the poor downtrodden Oaks Dunsmuir Post of the Amer,can Le. l by , surprised the baseball world glen. I banging to first place by beating - ---o---- I Sacramento five game to two in o elln their series Just closed ~Irs Alma Landon is rein d g i ~everal of the cottages in the Lan-| . " a . - +- I ~ar. and Mrs. Stanley Nagler and don Auto uamp z l ' " I family, fo "met y of Sacramento, are -------'-~=---~ng "~n"~-~u~d Inew comers to Greenville. Mr. Na. d catch them gler is general manager at the I Valley Lake. Come an --Adv. Setzer Box Company sawmill.