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BPuoe B'idwell, manager of company, stated tllat the _, Tile of $5 a year for huge “W118 was made a number of 55 years ago, when there Were hilt '. filo or three lawns of any size, “l the community. l'. sale. ‘1 that this rate had been 0.~‘.l'."l!.'(:i C, “0118‘ until this spring, when it i was decided by the company to .‘ inflow the instructions of the “ state Railroad Commssicn. in 1' Making a rate for lawns. i ‘l'e commission he said llls’Zl‘lJO— {led him that he would be r 2‘ ’"Med to charge a rate of five ’ the lawns was found that the company I ‘ u“11d make a reasonable proflt It “h a rate of five ’38)) par 1.00 a 'h‘ year, which was done. There lawns gardens here, he said. with small and h r; 1: s. ‘ hi 3 rate, said Bidwell, has ln-:cu i (By J immie May) l Aided by their opponents fielding lapses, the Indian Val— ley Merchants overcame a 5—2 lead in the late innings, defeat— ing Sloat 8-6 in the final league game of the first half pennant race. Tanner, starting pitcher for the locals, was chased to the shower under a barrage of basehits that gave Sloat a com- manding lead in the early stages of the ball game, George l’riee. his successor. held the hard hitting visitors in check for the remainder of the game and was credited with his Ifourth consecutive league win iwhen the Merchants staged ltheir uphill fight to win, after ‘apparently being beaten. Howard Tanner allowed five v2 uns, eleven hits in four innngs, lwhile “Lefty” Price limited :the visiting sluggcrs to one un- earned run and five hits dur- ing his five inning stay on the mound. , Martin, Eakes, Hughes. Pax- {ton and Kelton collected the.- prime. hits gathered off of the combined offerings of two Sloat pitchers. Hughes and Eakes {pounded out their hits when (lrcenville really needed runs to stay, in the ball game. Fin- ‘negan, rival shortstop, led the ‘visitors in hitting by hanging out three hits in five official Itrips to the plate. Virgil Youngman, playing Ileft field for the locals, made ’ several catches that enabled the lMerchants to keep Sloat within [striking distance throughout e feet for five months in the game. ——_._._ DIAMOND DIGS A1 “Pepper” Martin must be in love. Yes, I think Dan Cupid made according to imtmofiom lhas finally caught up with our 0! the Railroad Commission pal and pulled his heart strings, ‘ End 110 change of any kind oil or Why that woe begone’ be' 9 . y' J made nor will mmmg h, m_ alldered expressmn on Al :3 finned, Without inst-radians . 0!“ the commission. A committee was appointed ‘ti Fecal-e 25 signatures on a pc- ‘, 1°11 asking the commission to M V:estig‘ate for the purpose of “9“”ng the matter. The enm- :lttee consists of J. P. Bran- y 11Rd W. J. McEnespy. .—__ “Mucu- WINS rms Rm mucus. sunspot: ,} The Graeagle club of the Fea- fil‘e" River Baseball League won l 9 first half of the league 1: edule with six wins and no “Sea. There will be no games next i‘ 'unday and the second half will . "M July 14. ‘ h ~0110wing are the club stand- ‘ "is for the first half. r . Won Lost Pct. . Gheagle ............. _. a o 1.000 Kleenviue .......... .. 1 .333 fiddleor ........ .. 3 2 .600 Q°ftola .............. .. 3 3 .500 ‘mumey, Mchnts . 2 4 .333 92% .................... .. 1 5 .166 . “Incy Loggers...0 .000 in ‘—w—-—@~———.—._ 01mm ROAD BUILT TO HOUSES ON HILL ' m: through road has been com. “1 ed to the hill upon which ‘ beilhfimes of Mrs. C. M. Cham- Na “‘11. C. L. Hall and Stanley . mine? are located. The road was back of the F. E. Kruger M “9 and comes out at the F. ,0' Clarke ranch house. The 1:? Was built by the W. R. h3011 Logging company. lmore. fAee during last Sunday’s ball game. Come on Pepper, tell us —-Who is she. Frank “Mercury Sobrero ihas been optioned to the Green- ville Merchants by the Boston Red Sox. According to Frank, he will be recalled to replace Ted Williams just as soon as his injured ankle responds to treatment. Who knows maybe Manager Joe Cronin will insert Frank into the Boston lineup to replace Jimmie “Double X” Foxx, who at the present is hitting a weak .332 and has on- ly collected nineteen home runs. Here’s a shock to the local ball fan who follow the indi- vidual batting averages of the Greenville ball players. Who’s leading you ask. ——- So help me this is the truth. Greenville’s leading batter to date. is Al “Pepper” Martin who sports a neat .448 ibating average. For the present, and also because he’s our friend, we’ll keep Frank Sobrero’s batting aver- age a secret . . . . . . (P. S.—~It doesn’t average. In six league games to date Dick Hughes, Al Martin, and Bob Kelton. are the only players in the Merchants lineup who are hitting over the three hun- dred mark. “Read ’Em and Reap”(nnzAns ‘ this issue of the Record. Aus~ r Users Willi-V. Merchants iflabékahpance j; Protest Rate Here Defeat Sloat 8-6l The members of the Rebekah Lodge of Greenvllle will sponsor a ldance at the Greenvllle Hot Springs, Saturday night, July 6. Music for the dance will be sup plied by the Plumas Ramblers, an oxgunizatlon of Plumas County mu- siclans. Members of the lodge state that an advance sale of tickets warrants tllc belief that the dance will be very successful, with couples coming from all parts of the county. The Rebekah Lodge of Quincy is anal:- '.‘mg the local lodge in the sale of tickets. -————-—~r.-—~——- ROTARY PRESIDENT NAMES COMMITTEES ' W. W. Hall, newly elected lpresident of the Greenville Rotary club, named the chair- men of the various committees 01 the club at the first meeting «if the fiscal year which he con- ducted Wednesday. The chairmen of the various committees follow: Aims and Objects, W. Hall. \ Club Service,- Wendel McI‘hl- espy. i . Vocatonal Service. C. L. Hall. ' Community, Service, Kenneth Murray. International Service, Laur- ence Loekney. Classification, Cecil McIn- tyre. ' Membership, Bruce. Bidwell. Program, Laurence Lockney. Fellowship. K. B. Murray. Rotary Information, J. McBroom. Housing, H. 1’. West. Boys’ Work, J. F. McBroom. The members of the board of directors for the year are R. R Chaffee, W. W. Hall, M. Scruggs, C. L. Hall. Dr. W. C. Dotson and J. F. MeB'room. F‘. E. Kampschmdt was ap- pointed seargeant-at-arms. R. L. Harmer was named song leader and J. F. McBroom pianist. p. —.—.—.......q .— DISTRICT ATTORNEY SERIOUSLY INJURED District Attorney, Wlliam Macmillian was seriously in- jured Tuesday at 1:30 a. m., in an automobile accident on the highway near the Plumas County hospital. He is repor~ ted to have a broken hip, a punctured bladder and a. num- ber of cuts and bruises. He was removed to Reno Tuesday afternoon in the County Ambu- lance for an emergency opera- tion. William Cowan, secretary- manager of the Plumas County Fair Association who was also in the car suffered three broken vertabrae and cuts. The car was driven by Art Rudd, former resident‘of Quin- cy and printer for the Feather River Bulletin. Rudd was not! severly injured. They were returning from the fair at Au- ————-——@——.._._, LOUIS B. AUSTIN ANNOUNCES camime burn. -——- Louis B. Austin announces his candidacy for the office of supervisor of District No. '2 in tin has been a citizen of the community for some 20 years. He was in business here at one time‘and has held various pos- tions as accountant and book- keeper for mines, mills and other enterprises. I ‘ 0 Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Viacava of Oakland spent the week-end in Greenville with Louis Via- cava. Saturday Night' Taylorsvillc— Firemen Plan Bigger Show Members of the Taylorsville lFire Department are making plans for a bigger than ever barbecue and rodeo, to be held 1.1 the rodeo grounds in Tay‘ lorsville Sunday, August 11. James G. Young, chief of the i'l‘aylorsvville Fire Department, states that wild steer riding will lagain be a feature of the show, 'with horse racing to be given a prominent part. i The barbecue dinner will be served at noon and preparations ’will be made to take care of from 500 to 1,000 persons. I(‘old drink concessions will be ,loeated on the grounds, with ice cream and pop for the kid— idies. The members of the Taylors- 'Vllle Fire Department have imade a success of the annual barbecue and rodeo for the ' past eight. years and the atten- dance is always very satisfac- tory. TOWN DECORATES FOR FOURTH OF JULY In keeping with the spirit of Independence Day, and partic- ularly to commemorate our na— tion’s freedom in this war torn world, the business houses of Greenville have decorated their side walks and buildings with Hflags recently purchased for this purpose. The campaign for street flags was promoted and put into ef— fect by F. L. Miller president of ltlle Greenville Chamber of Com- merce. Mr. Miller made a special trip to San Francisco to select flags most suitable for local decor- ating purposes. He also ar- ranged for the drilling of the holes in the side walks so that ...-.__.._...~ V . . JUNIOR BASEBALL HERE SATURDAY Organization of the Feather River Junior Baseball League was effected last week. with the formation of several clubs from the communities of Plumas county. The first league game will be held in Greenville Saturday, July 6, at 10 a, m., when the Portals and Greenville clubs cross bats. Bob Murray is cap— tain of the Greenville club. ._....._._._.._-.... .. RADIO ARTISTS HERE Roy Goodwin“, manager of the KLX radio station in Oak- land, and son, “Pepper” Good- win, have returned to Oakland following a visit here with Dr. and Mrs. Harold Bausch. Mr. Goodwin and his son are both radio singers and enter- tained with several numbers at the. Rotary party held at Forest Lodge Wednesday evening of last week. 16 CHILDREN AT WELLBABY CLINIC A well-baby clinic was held at the high school last Friday at which time Dr. W. C. Batson examined 16 children of pre‘ school age. He was assisted by Mrs. W. A. Kingdon of Ores- cent Mills and Mr. L. G. Cox, Mrs. Ira Benson and Mrs. L. P. Hanley of Greenville. The next clinic will be held at the high school August 2. —_——v‘ Jib 0 INDIAN VALLEY RECORD ———.— NUMBERu~ Total 0f $21395 For Red Cross Mrs. C. M. Chamberlain, trea- surer of the Greenville chapter of the American Red Cross, an- nounces that additional dona- tons of $19 brings the Red (‘ross total to date to $218.95. The original quota for the dis. triet was $75. While the na— tional quota was doubled. Mrs. Chamberlain states that no ad- dices were received to increase lthe quota for this district. How- ever, even with a quota of $150, the people of this district have more than doubled that amount. The additional contributors l were: Mrs. L. A. Carlin, $1.00; Mrs. E. Robinson.$ 1.00; V. A. Hart of Lake Almanor Inn, $15; Mr. and Mrs. George Wa~ day, $2.00. Mrs. Chamberlain states that the donations have come in lmainly without solicitation. 'When the drive opened, she‘so- licited sufficient funds to as- sure. the collection of the first $75. and J. P. Branlcy later solicited some $30 for the fund. Later contributions are coming in without solicitation. T A. J.’ scnmsma's SELL GREENVILLE RANCH Mr. and Mrs, A. J. Schicser have sold their ranch near Greenville to Mrs. Mabel Ivory. and son of Suusanvillc, who took possession of the property this week. The new owners will engage in general farming and stock raising. Mr. and Mrs. Schieser ‘have moved into one. of their houses 'near the high schoOl. They plan to build other houses in Greenville this summer. 0- BOBBIE’S CAFE NOW SUGAR BOWL CAFE Mrs. W. H. Lipplncott and Mrs. _A. V. Bangle have purchased Bob- :b.e’s Care from Mrs. Bobble Buch- .lcr, taking possession July 1. Both of the new owners are from ivvest- waod. Mrs. Llpplncott la the wife of W. H. Lipplncott of the Indian Valley Garage and Mrs. Bangle is the wife of Al Bangle, constable at Westwood, and well known to the people of this region. The name of the cafe has been changed to the Sugar Bowl Cafe. The new owners state that home cooked meals will be a specialty of the business. mu...” _ -_-.. STREETER PRESIDENT Earl Shannon, northern Cal- ifornia A. F. of L. Lumber Workers presdent, has resigned, and D. R. Streeter of Susan- ville, former Greenville man, has been named president until an election is held. . .-—----re-—-—- SHELL OIL COMPANY ~ HAS BEST MONTH -—-—... A. M. Wise, manager of the. Crescent Mills branch of the Shell Oil company, states that the month of June marked the best month’s business for his branch of the company during the three years that he has hd‘d charge of the business for this region. A gradual increase in business resulted during the past seVeral months, he states, with the month of June reach- ing the peak. VISITORS FROM CONNECTICUT Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Killam and son Frederic, parents and brother of Mrs. Joseph Farley, arrived recently from Hamden Connecticut, for an' extended visit with the Farleys at Forest Lodge. lFalling Log Kills Gordon Peterson ‘iordon Peterson, employee of the Moores & Langberg saw- mill, was killed Saturday. June 29. when he was struck on the [head with a log which fell from a loaded truck. Peterson lived for about half an hour after the accident. He was 24 years of age. The funeral service was con- ducted Monday. July 1, by. the Rev. Stanley Webster, Burial |was in the Greenville cemetery, in charge of K. B. Murray. Mrs. Gladys E. Schmeltz of Sebastopol. sister of the de- ‘ceased was here for the funeral service. :Mdl’tlll Sill—got“—~ Dies. In Lodi Martin Singer, former prin- cipal of the Greenville High School, died in Lodi Tuesday, according to word received Wednesday morning by K. B. Murray. Murray states that the body will be shipped to Greenville and the funeral service will be held here Friday afternoon, July 5. with burial in the lGreenville cemetery. Martin Singer was principal of the high school here for a period of 10 years. He left Greenville about seven years ago for Los Gatos, where he re- mained for a short time and had since been a‘resident of Lodi. M. ‘Homer Barnes 0 Genesee Dies Here Homer Barnes of Genesee died Sunday June 30, at the Travlers Hotel from heart trou- ble. Barnes, who was 62 years old,-had been ill for the past ltwo years. He is survived by ‘his widow, Rosena Joseph iarnes. Mr. and Mrs. Barnes had been residents of the Gene- see Valley for the past 18 years. Funeral services were held in 'l'aylorsville Tuesday, July. 2, in charge of J. F. Moody. Bur- lial was made in. the Taylorsvillc cemetery. .....__________. GARDEN CLUB MEETING JULY 11 The July, meeting of the In.- dian Valley Garden club will be held on Thursday July 11, at the Masonic Hall in Greenville. The regular meeting date was advanced one week in order to make plans for the annual flow- er show which will be held in Taylorsville on Sunday July 28. At a recent meeting of the ex- ecutive committee of the Gar- den Club the date for the an. nual flower show was set for the last Sunday in July because of conflictng dates in: August. when the flower show is usually held. , . Asis customary with the show it will be a non-competitive af- fair. fl MILLER TO INSTALL ‘ LARGE REFRIGERATOR ——-~ . F‘. L. Miller returned recently from a business trip to San Francisco where he purchased an electric refrigerator for use in his grocery store here in Greenville. The ice box will no- commodate a large supply of fruits, vegetables. meats and creamery products.