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July 9, 1959

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Classes Discussed Posch New Board Head Herman Posch, Indian Valley rancher, was unanimously elected chairman of the governing board o Plumas Unified District when the board met last week. Robert Service of Chester was named to act as chairman whenever Poach s unable to serve. wiAth delegation from Greenville, ,,t Fred Tervooren and Bruce naClntyre acting as chief spokes- ,"", appeared before the board ou ask about details of the plan- ned special class for school pupils Who learn less rapidly than the Plumas to offer such special in- average. All stressed that they struction, that the district "must Wee in favor of this type of have someone qualified to deter- School District's Budget Set Tentatiodu at $1,975,246 theybelieved it the best I Publication budget'totaling $1, j indebtedness of $36,000, all of P0Smole me clreumstanees, 975,246 was set by the governing I which has been paid off. out ..ney m not. r.ute out me i board of Plumas Unified School i This year's publication budget; possmmy oi modificauon at aDistric t at its meeting Wednesday ihas been broken down into class-i xumre aae. night last week. This compares i iications, which include the fol-I William Roberts, who has lwith a publication budget of $2, lowing, in each case followed by I charge of the program, said, "This l 213,857 a year ago, for the fiscal I last years corresponding figure l course is, for educable youngsters. [ year ending June 30, 1959, which t in parentheses: I If they re not educable they / included $291,000 for building the Administration  $66,750 ($63, won' be in there." / new wing at Quincy ttigh School. 1 500L Redge Lichty, district superin-/ Friday night, August 7, was set Instruction  $1,120,490 ($1,069, tendent, said California law re-/as the date of the public meetmg] 8to00): There will be hree more quires a school district the size of[on the school budget, unanges canl acners m the new school year, be made before or during the I and some pay increases based on meeting, but the budget presurn- [ length of service will go into ably will become final at the effect. iectal teaching for special cases, mine who is to be eligible for close of the public meeting, i Auxiliary services  $27,490 t_said they were skeptical of this special instruction, no pupil Anticipated tax rate, based on ($23,700). This includes such items ". sUccess if children of widely lcan be forced to enrol without the budget as tentatively Set uP ins salaries of school nurses and ff, e rent ages are all grouped ,his parents' consent, the max,mum on ! and the district's assessed van counseling and guidance. merlin the class. Board mem- i number in a class is 15. and the as Operation of plant- $183,909 es "d the plan had been school can expel any child of vic- nation it now stands, is $1.74. given careful consideration and lious or immoral habits.' If it is found the district's total ($174,280). Under this classifica- asscssed valuation is higher for tion are bills for fuel, water, lanu- th new fiscal year the ax rate dry, electricity, phone service and will be correspondingly lower. A similar items. The $].65 figure is the legal limit for school taxes for ordin- ary purposes, but some items, such as community services, eontri- i butions to employes' retirement i funds and meals for needy pupils can be figured outside the $1.65 i year ago the tax rate was figured Maintenance of plant  $82,390 at $1.65 and after all the figures i ($54,440L Under this heading are ! were in on assessed values the I such things as painting, oiling and rate dropped to $1.525. repairs. Fixed charges  $89,200 ($70.  080). This includes $30,500 as the district's contribution to the teach- ers' rtirement fund, $13,100 ! contribution to the retirement I fund for other district employes, i insurance, rents and similar costs. ------------------------------------------------- RECORD ANn PROGRESSIVE 3 SEASON ENDS WITH Greenville and Chester, Cali I Thursday, July 9, 1959 PRECIPITATION TOTAL ,, , , FAR BELOW NORMAL !Di strict D . Record. a, the, For,,, ..anger Service hoadquarters which cover the 00riod from J.n. 3" ,-00v!00xnresses ,,, 00Tl'anl's 1958 to Sune 30, 1959 show a i moistur defldl for the period I The district ranger of the of 11,36 inch,. Normal for the I Greenville District, Plumas Na- period is 40.14 Inches and the !ti?nal Forest, this week expressed total precipltattma for he sea- i nis thanks to the public for the son was only 28.78 inches. This is in striking matra to i cooperation the Forest Service the figures a year ago at lhe e! I r.eceived in preventing forest nres over the three day July of the season the fluNm showed r'ourth week end. a plus of 16.92 inches with the seasonal total being a whopping J The prevention firemen on the 55.92. Two years ago the sea- J Greenville District reportod 11 son ended with a deficit of only 1 campfires left unattended, but the .83 inches. I prevention men were able to ex- tinguish those while they were Fire Crew Kept Hopping } Fire crews and equipment from the Chester district have been kept moving with regularity in recent days by fires throughout Plumas and surrounding counties. The local fire-righters have been called to cover a number of districts in which local crews have been rushed off to nearby fires. On Monday morning a holdover lightning strike on Butt Moun- taiin, which smoldered for 16 days before breaking out, took still small. 1 The Plumas National Forest supervisor also reminds that the fire danger is extremely high this year and hopes that everyone is doing his part to prevent the loss of forest resources. $ $ $ Greenville Ranger Station sent a tanker crew to the Sierra fire, consisting of three men and tank- er truck. Changes Scheduled In Teachin00 Staff Green forests are an American heritage. We can both use and keep our forests if we protect them from fire and harvest them wisely. A public service advertisement sponsored by AYOOB'S DEPT. STORE CHESTER BE MO'NEY-HAPPY!' You'll be well on your way-- When you open a Bank of America Savings Account! And no wonder. You get the security of the world's largest banking 6oureea. The convenience of more than 600 neighborhood branches. Plus the 59 separate banking services that make it possible to do all your financial business in one stop, under one roof. Be SAVE AT BANK OF AMERICA mix M iAml lm mmmmr Flmm Tim sit l .... Trans,rtation of-uils eo the Chester crew to Mineral /"t CY I I r. lm?t. - .......... 960 ($82,950) ' ' -- oo, where they assisted in covering Jl" -CI)O| t)Istnct ' . " "' ..--:7. . " ". . . " " - the beginning of the new fiscal{ ..... ,g._. ;cnoo.l Y'uickl .... :----':-^'= "---i*- *': governing board met last Wednes- year saw a cash balance of $363 I year ana me UlStrlCt iar exceeclea a y c,,tu,eu uep tc v,v .... day night' ..^ ' ,ts budgeted amount for this a ngerous orusn area. 'rrol Summ-- teao;o,, o* ,,.+^- , z.  ' ____= a^., ,h I purpose The new budget concern On Monday afternoon the crew I ..Y .... "Y:  .....  .*'.'-"Y. ! taymens on uoxucu ucu, . ------ *: ....... : returned from Mineral and .^..a rtlgn cnoot or me past eight I r'n i al and interest, are over ps uxt paymen ox at scnoot ........ "1 , ..... ;oon , ...... + ..... p 1 c p   - -- } cooks" salaries out o e och, Oy at uanyon Dam Ior zne tireen- I 'W -, -o.e,.... - y-.: a ,,,vc and above tne regmar scnoo ax. * ..... l " J- - vflle Dmtmct actvancect positron elsewhere. The unified district has been in/tunas. ....... i The crew "returned to Min^r -" [ Mrs Lois Scott teacher at ' 4 10 tommunly services -- %IU l at , extstence since July 1:19  [. flare "Ph; ,,,,  ....... i when a fire broke_ out  Rrk. 1 Chester High School, resigned., years--and has never lncurrea  ........ off Meadows Thi bloze ,,n ,,o t Donld P Kersten was elected to l " W OI prowamg meetlng pmces in,   ' ' r ed debt of an kind. He - .  ." .... " l ebve nd in absorbing :1 th smaller SoChanlizabUinldmsguScfO:s n-t.i quckloYtaXJn3gismh'were sent at ! earce hermhall, t e ac her at e m the Plumas area it fell , Greenville Elem di.StTi.t .. ..... =-: ^., It also includes the cost of con[ 2:30 Tuesday morning fromi ,/y_ . . entary Schoo_l, I heir co consmerame nuu ueo?. I n,,t;-- ,u .... t.;..; ot.^ ,_  Chester and Westwood to the lio ] asKe xor anu recelvl a year s I The t,me_.,s, approaching whe: , l winter, and ,this activity is ex fire which broke out Monday I leave of absence. Mrs Lots Schut- I deet 0 xl nll?tgsdns d a Cneu=abgOll !rmphote :1 be nrasucau reauce. . " p:r--19do-d---dl0 , iPef cttderJ:em::r:?nenYeo f g wSUbcl tar ta ' snow am ue y t ng 1 640 in fiscal ear--1961-62 . " ' I the fol!ow g .-- - ye ....... Capztal outlay -- $165,700 ($109, acres. The Chester crew also as-! Thomas Pearson was ch.osen .to ithe figure wm oe Vq,ouu .mex 70n) Yncl,rll hr# i rm,dllnr sisted in the Partially vacated teacn 7tn ann urn grau al lort- II De ............................ o , i reason for this reduction wt... of the solon ....... + fn,,; .... Greenville district t ola Junior High School. This is the fact the last of the Ola n g! lih Rh, .... h  . ..... TWO tankers from Roers Air ! an addition to the Portola teach- school district bonas,, wnicn letast-W-ednesalh'z- Service in Chester have been ing staff, made necessary by in- ]amounted to $yao,uuu when me n..-..-"_ " ' working th r. e;n + .... [crease in enrollment t umfled dstrict took over, will be 000; and --,-- the ent ,, wav break of this fire. t Mrs Reta Burs retired as a I retired by July 1, 1901. Principal o. ..,.'....'*' .... u-i*- A erw of ovnl m- ,,,,i teacher at Portola Elementary t amoun,tmg to $140,00..will be Ouincv 1Wi'h-. oh r m,,  Chester also were disnached tot School, and Miss Dorothy Teclaw t pa,d on thee bonds ms fisca 000. aso included is a .0,371 the .necked Cold Seam Firel TM y2, _: ,., _, i oo v unified d'%tTi. " .... w .... 1 school buildings, and $15,000 for The Chester station reported l s)dian, at Q.uin y High Schl: i t;neser .,emenmrj^, ? llevelin and otherwise develoin humidity at 18 Sunday and 14/ ..l remgnauons were acl issues roSa.ling $?. in, 19 tast!grunds at Portola High School Sunday, with afternoon winds... ! w,h regret;, ana SChOOl offtcaals lot mese wu tm pmu. o . . i o +;,,;--^- ,, ,,,,,,, ,, renresentin, extreme fire eondi- sressea tna srro ummy oz Greenville Elementary, one s-] n anra....^... [..._Z^ tie-tin t Portola High School will be part- last will be ..... -- ..... .,=.c w,..,,-, ,,. -. ' 1 sue, $291,000; the [ few vo, r    cularly missed. i paid in1970. "--"    ' !   Quincy Elementary, two issues, l I BROWN PARTICIPATING : $291,000; the last will be paid in , -- "  I IN PE PRACTICUM i " A r 1970. {riolt Amves / Jim Brown of Chester HighileeIl-/Age ance Pmneer Elementary $44,500, e 1 " ' "J  " S hool is one of three Caiflfornia  .  T- astT to be paid. in 1967. 3 {In Konshugn, coaches, participating, in the first l'l{Vv |Nlglat aylorsville Elementary, $5 , I  .  , Phymcal Educational Praetlcum 000; last ,to be paid in 1961. { I "1- ( "-,r,l,,,-, at the Universitiy of South Dak- A teen-age dance is being held Portola Elementary, three .[ JLUUtt %.-||11 ota in Vermillion, the school an- this Frida- (Ju-, 0  o* +he sues $61,500; last to be paid in nounced.  " ....... 1970' Word was received last week t school in Crescent Mills, crom 8 Mann school district brought an t from Cliff Holt of Greenville  Mr and Mrs Earl Hamilton from to 11 pro. that he had arrived in Ronshaus- Sun Valley viM,ted friends in The event is sponsored by the en, Germany, where he will spend the summer under the Anerica Field Service exchange student program. He is living with a German family while there. His address is care of Mr and Mrs Max Hem- pel, 45 Kasseler Str, Ronshausen, bet Bebra, Hessen, Germany. Holt wrote that the trans-At- lantic crossing seemed somewhat slow, after the trip by plane from the west coast to New York City. He met students from throughout the United States on the boat, including one high school girl who was flown by  Greenville this past week end. Crescent Community Club. ]fly, 1934 [were the following students of Indian Mary, probably the old- Miss Helen Schieser: Margaret eat Indian in this section of the Parsons, Violet and Daisy Web- country died Sunday at the In-[star, Barbara Standart. dian camp near Greenville. Mary was a Hat Creek Indian. 39 MEN are on the payroll of TAYLORSVILLE d e f e a t e d Gray's Flat in a one-sided base- ball game Sunday afternoon, by a final score of 30 to 4. Cooke and Mesa did the pitching for i Taylorsville, with John Sobrero the Setzer Box Company saw- mill at Greenville, construction superintendent Charles Sewell said this week. GOOD RETURNS in gold are reported from the R M Cameron jet aircraft from Los Angeles to behind the plate, placer mine on the North Fork New York. above Seneca, with nuggets of The local student said that his WORK ON the tunnel of the la fair size being produced. c.- , ...... " v ..... :__ ,Indian Valley Mining company, b:utn]ereIaS'Yitem a a_6ae!which started when the comps- CHESTER RICIt, 12-year-old - q g g I nv t)urchased the Standart mine!son of Mr and Mrs Clarence Rich barrier Karl the teen-age son, "- 'of nec s aks" En J'" - t a i- tin March, has been progressing l Se a, panned out $13.02 pe gllsrl, ou qu te . _ . I rapidly, aocording to superin-!worth of gold last Saturday on oroKen verslon, tendons G L Johnson. The tun. Ibis father's placer mine on the The two roths travel to nel is now 570 feet into the hill- North Fork. One nugget of his o- - - ". - -.- t side find was valued at $11.50. an's SChOOl, w/llcn con- " (  ..... tinues until July 10 (tomorrow) A LATE REPORT on the delay-  by bicycle each day. The round ed construction of that section l CARD OF THANKS trip totals 20 miles, of the Sierra Way highway be- I I sincerely wish to thank every- H,,tt found "he German br _ ilween' Greenville and Canyon' one for extending their best - t ' . eax'itails concerning the right-of-iwishes to me on my 90th birCh- fast arrangments quite interest- way in ccr 'fin nlaces must benday. It was a wonuerIui oay ior ing; he meal consists, he said,' t,orkod out 'It  nrobable that line, one that I will always remem- ........... fate mainly of cake and pie on Sun. the advertising for bds may be ber ann apprec . -ays and bread and jam on done within the next two weeks.] Againi with many thanks, weekdays. His "family" has a large garden, chickens, ducks atd rabbis. The lather doesn't work except at home. Ronshausen is a small village about 4 miles from the Eas[ern Z',me ard about 4 miles from Bebra. which is a town oi about (,.000. Kas.,el is about 75 miles :way and Frankfurt abou 100. Holt will return to this coun- try in early September, arriving in New York on the 5th--at which time the Yankees will be engaged in a home ser:es RECOVERING FROM SPOTTED FEVER Dolores Kelton of Canyon Dam is still recovering from a case of Rocky MOuntain Spotted Fev. er contracted May 19. Record for Printing Sincerely, PRESENTED in a pano recill Mary A Schieser II Block a00,00lcECUbe GRACO DETERGENT CAR WASH AND MOTOR CLEANING ....... 450 LARRY'S SHELL SERVICE (3"[!ESTER We Give S&H Green Stamps