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em' lief lint i i i i I PLUMAS ('0. LIBRARY Ge 1 u 3&0 INDIAN VALLEY RECORD ‘_ VOLUME X “ Entries for the Grecnville Gold Pidwcn Water Company. Diggers Big Parade are pouring in Grocnville Sawmill °"£ry day according to Wendel J. Workers Union, No. 2847. MCEnespy, general chairman of the Dr. W. C. Batson. r ninth annual western celebration al-Onsored by the Greenville Fire DeDartment. held last year, says McEnespy. fore the parade. scVera] letters have been received Fr0m away down comes a letter from George Law.i I"=iice, known to all the old.timers ville town hall. hi this region, for he grew to man- Alexander Knox; Grenville. h00d here, George states that him-' A, Zibar, Grenville. ’91" and wife will have equestrianl Quality Market, Greenville. eiitries in the big parade. W. W. Hall, Greenvilie. I"Tom Quincy comes a letter from Ted Davis ‘Llnc Peckinpah, president of the ‘» Quincy Chamber of Commerce. He IaVia: "At the April director’s meet- ‘M of the Quincy Chamber of Com. meme, your celebration was dis- cutitled and a dccision made at that “me to partiipate. You may there. 'm‘e, depend on our having an entry in your parade; and, we shall also mlike an effort to create local in- terest so that Quincy will be repre— Wnted." . ., W. P. Cowan, secretary—manager 01'the Plumas County Fair Associa- g u0131, writes: “We have your letter C, May 22, inviting the Fair As. “Motion to enter a float in your ‘ Gold Diggers' Parade on June 22.‘ his we will be glad to do and you i “‘5' count on our entry..‘ in will be ‘ privilege for the Fair Asaociatoin . m d0 its small part in helping out “Ur show and we only wish there was more that we could do. We hope l""lir frolic will be mighty success— I“! in every way and that the G"iieiiville Fire Department will do. "V9 a good financial boost.” W'- J. Hamblin writes from Quin- °V that he will ride an old—fashioned “3h wreeled bicycle in the parade. 'A “1“ same as he did last year. Billl “M the throngs in an uproar with I 3 entry last year, as he pedaled “‘9 ancient craft along the line of parade, and hundreds of persons ‘ til 5"" 8. high—wheeled bicycle for the ‘1 ,“m time. Not only did Art Mathews, mana. 0—— . ‘CUT THE TALL GRASS: Fire Department, day there is danger of fire. town. instillin— Will Play Sacramento Carl Furrer, manager of the In. tiian Valley Merchants baseball club, announces that a, game wil be played Sunday, June 23, with the do, of the Public Utilities California Sacramento Sluggers, prominent Corporation of Susanvme’ promise'club of the Capitol city. “entry for the parade, but he This Sacramento club is one . ‘V ‘ :2") sent the company’s check for Whmh was Signed up for a game it ‘iinnancial success of the gold show. “30' m“ the game was p°5tp°n§d x. Entrtes to date according to because of the Plumes County Fair {Mcmnespy’ are as follows: Association picnic being held on MI”- and Mrs. George Lawrence, the same day- vmejo' 'SINGLE not”:an Pliin ’ C if rnia Corp- ‘ oratlocn Utilities 31 l o MILLS Is SOUGHT W- J. Hamblin, Quincy. phimas County Fair Association. Qulncy Chamber of Commerce. I’Win T. Baker, Greenville. Welitwood Post of the American SUSANVILLE. June 10.~Earlton California District Council of the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union, on American Federation of 1“!Zion. Labor affiliate, said today a deter. U“ion Oil Company of Quincy. mined effort will be started August RaInnschmid’ts Service, Green- let to negotiate a blanket agree- " Ville. ment covering wages, working con. ditions and hours in about sixteen major lumber California. Shannon said the project was de- cided upon at the meeting of the district council held Saturday and Sunday in Loyalton. The AFL leader said invitations will be sent to the management of the mills to attend a general con. icrence at which a plan for the ne. American gotiations Indian Valley Garage. I" D. Fox Logging Company. Suincy Laundry- and Zoric Clean- ’3. Fred T. Shumate, Greenville. 001d Diggers’ Jazz Band. Greenviile Bicycle Club. Greenvlne Rotary Club. L. Miller’s General Merchan- dile Store, Greenvilc. hell Oil Company. Indian Valley Post, will b e decided upon. LeE’ion. The form of the parleys will be leftl 8e"Vice Motor Company, Green. to the decision of the lumbermen.i ""8. The union group hold that vari- In(lien Valley Record. ous advantages would redound both Mm- Henrietta Fisher Taylors. 'to the unions and the employers if “118w gall mills in the region were operat— Ihdian Valey Creamery, Taylors-:ing under one labor agreement, in ville. {eluding the permission. fer the mills gulanvllle Coca Cola Company. to use the union abcl ‘on their ‘13- Branley; Supervisor Dis- products. met No. 3, Nominations for district officers, gutland'g pharmacy, Greenvllle, originally scheduled to take place 8.1' 3 Barber Shop, Greenville. yesterday, were postponed to the nZler Bros, Dairy, Greenville. k“ next meeting, July 4th. in Quincy. and Lumber It is deired that all entrants in the parade let MsEnespy know that they will enter, unless, of course iii , The inital entries for the big cele- is necessary to keep an entry sec- ‘ hration, to be held June 22, signifylrci even from the committee. All i that it is possible to stage a parade : entrants for the big parade will be “en bigger than the one which was ' published next week, two days he sus supervisor. announces the fol. The parade will start promptly fWm entrants in other communities. at 2:80 p. m. Saturday. June 22. TOTAL POP. ____ -- 11,557 in Vallejo The Gold Diggers’ Show will start Beckwith Township _- 2,742 promptly at 8 p. m. in the Green. Goodwin Township -- CLEAN UP THE STREETS C. L. Hall, chief of the Greenville l requests that grass be out from around the prem- ‘ Iises in all parts of Greenville be- ii’ore the Gold Diggers’ oelebration‘ June 22. Tall, dry gross, he states, ' is a fire menace, and as there will ‘be a lot of people in town on that! The request is also made that i weeds growing along Main street he i harvested before the big show, as STANDING OF THE CLUB the way they are looming up now! some of the visitors may get the! impression that we are a one-hon: I to aid the firemen in making B‘VVlth the merchants some. weeks! Shannon, president of the Northern‘ \hD vc been asked mills in Superior 86th State Fair at Sacramento, Au- tei» and Ken McIntyre. GREENVILLE, PLUMAS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1940 Weloh Is Speaker That the western world is threa encd with an infilteration of tota Plumas Census William I. Gunlock, district cen- lowing figures for Plumas county: 1940 1930 7,913 tarians at Wednesday’s luncheon b 2,083 Hilliard E. Welch of Sacramento. 88 206 Indian Township 3,146 2,008 Hunzeker of Quincy. 0. G. Ward. Mineral Township ___ 1,317 599 low was in charge of the day’s pro-_ Plumes Township -_ 2,248 1.3 1 ,gram. Each Rotarian had one or 'Plumas Township _-_ 2,278 1,311 more guests at the meeting. Seneca Township _-__ 868 874 Welch outlined the build—up of th City of Portola, ____ __ 2,068 totalitarian war machines, point- City of Quincy _____ __ 1,225 ing out that everything had been (‘ity of Chester ...... _, 526 planned far in advance, and that City of Greenville ____ 83: strategic war moves were timed to City of Walkermine __ 929 take place during a presidential There were 169 farms in Plumas campaign in this country, 1930. ‘ Lassen county has a population of Split the sentiment of the People 0 14,463. Susonville has 3,681 in the this country. district, with 1,565 within the in. corporated area. 5,441. ilarian ideology was the theme of an address made to Greenville R0- Welch was introduced by 0. N: ton that $100,000 has been allotted in the [county in 1940 and 178 farms in hope that internal politial differ. ences in the United States would It will become our duty, he said. \Vestwood has ti: enforce the Monroe Doctrine, and that while we may find it unneces- Sierra county has a population of sary to send the soldiery abroad, he ——___. NUMBER 38 OLD PARADE JUNE 22 155100000 For Greenvillo; $17 5,000 For Quincy Road H. F. Wilcox, Plumas National $175,000 has been allotted to com- Forest Ranger for the Greenvillelplete tho Feather River highway district, announces that the forest bottleneck between Keddie and service office in Quincy has re-‘Quincy. ceived information from Washing-i The road work is slated to be completed this year, and will be done by the Federal Road Bureau as a National Forest road proposi- tion. County Fair Buildings At a special meting of the Plumes 'County Board of Supervisors on ilasi. Monday, the following bids on .Fair Ground Buildings were accop. ted in behalf of the Fair Auociai t. 1- 3’ Way through Greenville to the up. *to complete the link of the Sierra lper Wolf Creek bridge, and that e l lMerchants Win From iLoggers 25-3 The Indian Valley baseball club 1’ defeated the Quincy Loggers here tion: 3,033. Loyalton Township has 1,057 be believes that it may become ne- last Sunday by a more of 25 to 3_ Grandstand $3635.00 it‘d DownieVilie 380. 08535“? to send “Idle” to parts ‘DfIQuincy made two runs in the first Horse Pavilion 2808,47 Sou”) America to enforce the Mom inning and one run in the ninth in.! Cattle Pavilion 2513,00 roe Doctrine from violation by to. “in _ Lack of “chem is one ma. pum Houa FEATHER RIVER LEAGUE tamarian governmenu' son: for the I:iveekly trouncing' p won Lo“ Totalitarian propaganda, he said. of the Loggers. In Sunday.“ “mo ' Total Md. let $9278.47 . is not under control in the Western “he Mggers used four pitchers, all 5 George I. Chaffey of Quincy was Gléeaglo """""""" "A 4 Hemmphel‘e- and the German gov'Ioi' whom were ineffective. Tanner'the successful bidder. :Quincy Merchants .... _- 2 einment is taking advantage of pitched the “wt sixth innings for‘ ‘vork Wm be started immediately. [KeddiaGraysflat ..... —- 1 1 lovery opening to cause discontent , the Me,.chants,_ while Price relieved Erection of a steel fence and laying, '1' V‘ Mcrd‘ants """ " 8 i" the western World- .liim to wind up the game. of water lines will also be started 5 Quincy Loggers ....... -- 0 3 Welch concluded his speech by _ a. this week. After July first the Form” -------------- " 1 saying that all candidates for office THREE MOUNTED POSSES County equipment Wm be “and,” 9‘0“ ---------------- “ 1 2 were politicians. "What we need." FOR RENO ANNUAL RODEO for the laying 0, mad, and the M_ PLAOE£._M.I~1.G;IE .fiéfig Jim said, "is a, statesman inthe pres. Icessary grading operations in com ldential chair. GENESEE VALLEYl'own political belief, regardless that our present president {in the upper Genesee Valley, among ducts himself as a statesman in. 'ithrm being George A. Johnson, l , d G K Th” stead of a politician, and should he 1H6“) Gun” an Gorge em’ he succeeded in the coming elec— mining is being carried on along tt'on. let us hope that whoever suc— llnman creek coeds him will conduct the affairs QCHARLES E, HARRIS lot the office as a statesman instead PLACES ANNOUNCEMENT of a politician." ..... lFIREWORKS DISPLAY FOR. COUNTY FAIR Charles E. Harris, known through Plumes County as “Green. Lvilie Charlie,“ announces his can. ‘didacy for the office of supervisor _ i mi 1 th The County Fair Association ad. .nf District No.2 n . s ssueo e Vises that word has just been re_ Record «ccived fro the Shell Oil C m an Harris has been a resident of' m p y {that their excellent fireworks dis- ‘ircenville for the past nine years, . 'play is to be given at the Fair [where he has been occupied as aIGmunda on th evening of August {building contractor. During his res- e i17th. ‘ideilce here he has constructed ‘ Th 1 d . d d buildings in several towns of the1 ‘3 Sp en ed feature a de to -ih h , d d- icounty, including Portola, Chester,’ .r Home 8 ow m 80 and van _ Ville entertainment will promise a and Virgilia. ___ m__w-w.__ long and full evening of enjoyment i‘oC‘ounty Fair Visitors. 40 STUDENT BANDS TO PLAY AT STATE FAIR STAGE lDETOURS AROUND Sacramento, June 12,—-‘Some of BY CHEROKEE MINE the best student bands in California to participate in the celebration of California’s George Elston, driver of the Westwood-Keddie stage, was held up on the new highway at Friz— zio’s mill Tuesday night, where some blasting had been done, and detour-ed by way of Greenville, Loke Bidwell, the Cherokee mine, and thence down Dixie Canyon to the gust 3:) thru September 9, it was an. nounced at State Fair headquarters here today. The musical organizations total- ing forty in number will come from senior and junior high schools and‘Fi-izzie mill, about 300 feet below from state and junior colleges, and;‘-he point where the blasting had will in most instances participatelbeen done- The road W33 Closed in the county celebrations on the a“ night Tuesday night. days in which their own counties ——0 take part, the announcement ad- JOHN LEGAT OUT AGAIN Vises. ®____ AT TREASURE ISLAND John Legat has recovered suf- ficiently from his recent critical illness, to be able to leave his apart. ment and walk as far a the Cub restaurant. Lagat was in a state of coma for a time and no hope was held for his recovery. Among those who attended the Plumes County Day on Treasurel‘ Island last Sunday from Greenvillei Were Mrs. L. 0. Gray and sons, Ken» neth and Clifford, Mrs. Bruce Bid- w ____- _. well and daughter, Mary Alice, Mrs. Miss Velma Wilson returned 0. L. Hall, Miss Florence Short. ‘Saturday from Grants Pass, Oregon, Miss Hattie Fidmstone, Ken Hun.;wbere she had been visiting for a | couple of weeks. Regardless of our of i what rt we belon to let us be e Several outfits are placer mining pa y g co:- RENO, June 12,~Three of Cali-E fol-nia’s mast famous mounted pee—l scs will take part in the Reno rodeo and livestock show on July 4, 5,, ' 6, 7. Bringing in two carioads ofi fine horses will be the San Francis~ co sheriff's posse which will present its intricate maize as well as ride in the parade. The Contra Costa county posse and the Sacramento posse will take part in the horse parade. Of particular interest to Nevada bronc riders is the addition of a $200 silver mounted Carlile saddle g to the list of prizes for this event. The rodeo offers $500 plus entry SUSANVILLE, June 10.~d\ run- fees in prize money and the saddle off election to determine decisively will be given to the champion in the like cbOice of the Lassen Lumber four day event. Entries are limited liand Box Company's mill for bargan- to amateurs and bonafide residents ling agent Will take P186 in the i rection with the track and base ball field. -—. 7,—— '. iTo Ballot of Nevada. near future. A prerodeo feature of the show The first election, held last Wed- this year will be a. colorful pageant ncsday, resulted in the following to be presented the night of July 3 totals: Lumber and Sawmill Work- in the state auditorium by Indians zcrs Union, American Federation from the reservation at Stewart. A loi Labor, 94; International Wood. war dance on the streets down town .workers Alliance, Congress of In. will proceed the actual pageant. ldustrial Organizations, 89; against In order to take care of theiunion representation, 29. Eleven crowds anticipated, an addition is ' of the employees failed to vote. being constructed to the grand Examiner E. s, Neal of the Na- stand which will enlarge the seating tionai Labor Relations Board con- capacity by more than 1,500. ducted the balloting. Bleachers which have previously occupied this space have been moved around to the east side of the arena and will be used for gen-l oral admission seats. , Reno will assume a gala pre-rodeo bit when the streets and business houses are decorated the Week of June 15 and “Go Western" day is set for June 26. —-—--—-©-—-____ QUINCY THEATRE GUILD IN RED CROSS BENEFIT The Lassen -‘Sej‘enaders. well known throughout Plumas county, will play Saturday night, June 5, at the American Legion hall, Quin. cy. for a Red Cross benefit dance. The Quincy Theatre Guild, which is managing the affair, is decorating the hall elaborately for a tropical scene. Tall palm trees -Miss Tillie N. Kruger, county sup- lwlll wave their fronds gently in c-rintendent of schools, announces’slmulated moonlight. Lovely indi- the result of the school elections for rcct lighting and a tropical moon this region last Friday resulted in will fdrthep the South sea illusion. the following trustees being elected:. All net proceeds will be turned Greenville elementary school, ‘over to the Red Cross for European Ralph Lozano; Union, Icle Quigley; relief. Welkermine, Dr. E. F. Gianottl; It is expected that many Indian Seneca and Chester, W. J. McMil. lValley residents will patronize this. lian; Caribou, A. F, Menzel; Lin-laffalr which .will be the loveliest coin, Neal 0. Stark. dance of the Quincy season. _._...._~-.. ._. SCHOOL TRUST ELECTED LAST FRIDAY