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Fire Burns to within 4 Mil of Portola ruth e Plumas National Forest&apos;s Quincy, head of Civil Defense for idestroyed and $15,000 by re.asonlTahoe fire Also used were 58 in- ._ ost disastrous fire in several Plumas County, declared a state of creating an erosion problem t mates of the honor prison camp There was some talk of the IX}s-move all patients from the West- sible neceAty of evacuating the ern Pacific Hospital at Portola. town, and a few people who were lVehieles which could be used not needed did leave were listed, and . beds made avail- It was said that if the fire had/able in Chester, Greenville and started an hour earlier than It i Quincy. did, portola's situation might have I Today it was reported that the been critical As it was the wind'fire was s ill bein th,vt ,d relaxed and fire fighters were l that this pbably gwoCntie able to bring it under control be- for another week, with particular fore Portola was in serious dan-lattention being paid to any sign ger. Plans were made, but did lot " continuing blaze along the not nave to oe execuea, to re-'eages of the burned area. NOTICE All open burning is forbidden and all fire permits revoked until further notice, in Chester Township effective immediately. Exceptions are closed incinerators and barbecue pits. --FRANK RICE, State Fire Warden Greenville Sewer System Contract Is Awarded Valley Engineering of Fresno was awarded the construc-! the Greenville Sanitary District. The contract is set up on tion contract for Greenwlle" 'ss new sewer system, during a a 150-day basis, and the project correspondingly is (expected nleeting last Wednesday evening of the boarct of directors of to be completed by early December, the board announced. THE RECORD Combininq reenville Chester 1,. las County Progressive and Indian ai !ornia Valley Record JULy 9, 1959 ,single copy 10c Court Actions Three 502 Violations Bring $1,155 " Fine Three drunk drivers appearing The low bid was $280,976.50. Four other bids were received prior to the time set for opening last Wednesday. They ranged up to $379,375.00. A crowd of nearly 150 loeal l ........ residents was present a,t the h , ublic meetin, of the boar a +'t e exhorbitant assessment costs ut that said petition was not the Town Hall m Greenville, the] s .... - *- .-- .__. uvmlea ....... Dectuse an insuffiment turnou[ flue mainly o ,bile laCl. nu ..... ruder oz names naa been e that the board held an offlcml cur ........ " . ea tie szated mat, in nis opin- protest meeting prmr to award- ion the s .... ..... , a sessmenls were st.tn mg me contract. "far beyond reason.', He also said A brief business session of the that it was his understanding that i board also preceded the protest the board had the right to assess !meeting. Pertinent communica- tions were entered into the min- utes and the contract bids were read. The portion of the meeting dealing with written protests was then opened by board chairman Cecil McIntyre, Three such pro- tests were read by secretary !Robert Murray--one dealing with In s [the district boundary, one pretest-i , ing an assessment figure, the [ third questioning the method of/ jail, to be served on week ends t beginning August 1. Zier was determining asBesslnent. arrested by the local deputy I It was then announced ,that pro- at any ,time and that property- owners could look forward to other assessments in the future. Also, he said, the general obliga- tion bonds will be discounted be- fore they can be sold and the district will not get full face value. Attorney John B HeRon, of the firm representing the district, an- before Judge Edward Spellmeyer in Almanor Judicial District Court during the past two weeks, were fined a total of $1,155. David N Zier of Taylorsville, a second offender, was fined $525 and had his driver's license sus- pended for one year. He -was blso sentenced to 10 days in the-county Fishermen Pau $325 F" [TI files Ten fishermenall non-county residents---appearing recently be- ' fore Judge Edward Spellmeyer in Almanor Judicial District Court, Cliff, queen of the Silver Buckle Rodeo at Tcrylors- I were fined a total of $325. tresents all-acound cowboy Dick Luke with his silver I The main violation involved I possession over the legal limit Edwin T Barker of Riverside, arrested by Tom Bornerrn with ,30 trou* in his creel, was charged !with violation of section 18-B, Title 14 of the Aministrative Code, a misdemeanor. He .was fined $100. The other violators all were charged with fishing closed waters. Each was fined $25 by Judge Spellmeyer. They included: Wm G Brazzi, Napa, seph K Mann, Berkeley, iclrd Guenther, Saca'amento, James P Bixler, No Sacramento, Wm C Palmquist, Vallejo, Guido Brazzi, Vallejo, Vernon M Marlow, San Marco, I-Iarold Lawrence, San Mateo, Nate Fasanaro, Richmond, SUSPENDED SENTENCE ON CHECK CHARGE 1" Fgrrest Martin appeared recent-[ in Almanor Judicial District[ ourt on a charge of issuing bad Checks. Judge Spellmeyer announ- ced a 6-month jail sentence, execution of wnicn was suspended providing restitution was made. Martin had issued several small checks in Crescent Mills. trrett comes out on Dispatcher during the saddle bronc at t the Minor Fined  Taylorsville Rodeo. Scalped In Swim Attempt reel< at ?ollhnLiQuor Charge. i :... 'am gedleman 34 of Sus- He dived into Indian C _ . [ G Opsahl, 19 of Chester vii ' ' m rot- appearea r efore Jud i , ]e, Was  alned durin anTaylorswlle about 7.30 P. , _ [a,,,a ecently b ge! ttrrl ' .  .c ,- " "'It'n an u "dn " " ob'ect uncter[ m-=,,, pellmeyer to answer . ,' -:-o -- _m_tlfmd J char % _ to go swimming Satur- ,,,.,, i ..]n was eeled for l .... ges o presenting false redan-: evening following the rodeo l "-'--.::-'"a"..ne begin-]U{cangn, possession of beer and 1o -  l a cunu=aue ,-,,,a,, /patronizing a tavern licensed to rsvllle. , ning at the top of his nose. /sell alcoholic beverages. sheriffs. Thomas Parker of Sacramento also arrested by the local deputies on a drunk driving charge, was fined $315. William Parker of Greenville, arrested June 28 by the Highway 1Patrol on a 502 charge, appeared in court last Monday and was fined $315. . ANOTHER DRUNK DRIVER PAYS $315 FINE . 1 Another drunk driver appearing] this week before Judge Spellmey- I er was fined $315 on a 502 viola- I i tion. Eddie Coyne of Greenville appeared in court Monday a n d i pleaded guilty to the charge. He was arrested in Taylorsville July 4 by the Highway Patrol. TRANSIENT HITS ROAD i IN LIEU OF SERTENCE ] Roger G MeKemitt, transient, I appeared recently before Judge Edward Spellrneyer on charges! of disturbing the peace (415) and l drunkeness (54100). , The former charge was filed by a private citizen and the latter by[ the aresting deputy. McKervitt received 30-day jail I sentence on each charge, which! were suspended when the court complied with his request that he be allowed to leave the county. instead of serving his time. \\;\NN\\\\\\\NN\x:,'x\, Girl Makes Dangerous !Night Drioe An almost impomdble--but necessary--SO.mile driv down a barely passable mountailn road in tha middle of tha nigiht was accomplished recently by a 15-year-old Greenville girl who has had only a minimum of driving experience. The trip was made from Ket- tle Rock lookout by Dorothy Hawson, after her father, Bill i Hawson, suffered a heart attack and had to be taken lto Green. ville for immediate medical at- tention. Mrs Hawsen was also at the lookout but remained fo man the post until a relief was sent by the Forest Service. Dorothy made the trip down the mountain with her father in a pickup truck, leaving the lookout about 2:30 in the morn. Swingin' Affair Dancing To Music by BOB SPEEGLE'S COMBO NIGHTLY EXCEPT MONDAY while i ing. She broke down at the con- Ops.ahl was apprehended clusion of the trying journey drinking m . " a Chester establish- I and suffered screaming night- menr wnere he had presented} mares throughout the following identification in the form of an r night. The effective treatment altered draft card. for her condition was being ! He pleaded guilty to the charges forced to make the trip again !and was sentenced in court the the following day in daylight. 4 following day, his -mother having Local residers claim that the ' be requested to be present:, trip is almost impossible to I H'e was fined $250, with $150 make with an orlnary auto--- ntersection Hhway.  89 suspended, and placed on strict probation for a ptriod of six I months. i VIOLATION OF BOAT I ORDINANCE BRINGS FINE Earl Campbell of Susanville appeared June 29 before Judge Spellmeyer in Almanor Judicial District Court, charged with vie- lating the boat ordinance dealing ]with towing water skiers Within 30 feet of The vlola- was fined or an mtloded pickup. The reenact probably would have been unable to make the drive had she not received driver's training at school, ac- cording to friends who rport that she is not yet a licensed driver and has had only limited Mr Hswson was troatod at Greenville stud tramrred to the Veterans Hospital in Reno, whore heis repozed u progres- sing nicely. swered that Waiters' information was ,'entirely erroneous." The bonds in question, he said, are being used because of their advan- tageous interest ra (around 5 per cent; "they will be sold at par tests from the floor would be cannot be sold for less." heard, i" "As for "additional assessments," THE MAJORITY of objections lHltn said that ,there should be were voiced by Charles Waiters, i no need for any, pointing out that who stated that he had been]the bid being accepted by the "floating a petition" protesting I --Continued on Page 8 David Lackie, ]5-year-old vacationer from Denver, displays the 8-pound rainbow trout he caught recently in Lake A1- manor. He made the catch still fishing with worms Youth Lands 8-lb Trout David Lackie, 15-year-old vaca-[Plumas Pines trailer camp and tion from Denver, was the envy I the fish was on display at Plumas of local and visiting fishermen,Pines Resort store. last week when he weighed in t He caught the large rainbow, a rainbow trout that tipped the the largest weighed in so far this scales at slightly over 8 pounds year in the local area, in Lake and measured 26 inches, i Almanor Tuesday. It was landed The youth is staying at the' after an hour's fight. BERT'S Greenville COPPER00HOOD ROOM featuring . . Businessman's Lunch-- Dinners Cuisine from our Charcoal Broiler Chuck Wagon Style i I CONTINENTAL BIJFFET ..... $2.50 Tuesdays and Fridays Ethel Langer at the Hammond and Piano Bar