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m THE WEATHER Temperatures Low H 21 .................................... 52 90  22 ................................... 54 94 I 23 .................................... 54 92 24 .................................... 48 89 25 .................................... 46 85 26 .................................... 42 84 27 .................................... 44 85 25--Number 19 GREENVILLE, PLUngeS COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1955 Per Year $3.00 - Per Copy 10c CAMERON KILLED IN WITH TRUCK QUINCY TUESDAY tragic highway death at this community shottly 5 o&apos;clock Tuesday night, David Kent Cameron was killed in a collision near Cameron is said to have been home from Sierraville in Packard car borrowed from ranch on which he was era- Rounding the curve near COUnty hospital this side of County seat town the Pack- Was struck almost headon by Lumber Co. truck. He to have been driving excessive speed and unable to the vehicle on his own side the highway as he rounded curve in front of the ap loaded truck. Camer- 34 years of age. Dingle, driver of the gave it as his opinion the Cameron vehicle was control as it rounded the and L. L. Sears, driver a car Cameron had passetl, before the collision, said eStimated the Packard to be over 80 miles an hour. truck driver sustained rain- and the f/'ont end truck was badlv dam- The car driven by Cam- Was said to be a total loss. Cameron is said to have closely following her hus- in another car, and was the first to arrive at the the accident. She is the " Ktdd and with has been residing where they were in rearing rabbits: were taken to the mortuary at Ouincy. officers were Un- Ed Spellmevr and Patrolmn Howard both of Greenville. THAN $25,00O.OO TO PLUMAS HIGHWAY TAX FUND K kwood, State announced the of $22,586,084 in Users Taxes to counties and State Highway Fund for the month May 31. 1955. The appor- to counties was 5,282,- $5,282,383 apportioned 58 counties, Plu- COUnty rec-ived $25,670.08 warrant in that rrmunt forwarded by Controller to County Treasurer O'Rourke. $22,586,084 May apportion- $3,751,611 above that of lreceding month, and $2,597,- the same period last The counties received $5,- State Highway Fund (2ities, $2,049,807; and the Highway Fund for High- $15,253,894. DEADLINE IS GIVEN FOR COUNTY FAIR ENTRIES Monday, August 1, is absol- utely the last day to make en- tries in all departmenL% ex- cept floriculture, of the annual Plumas County Fair. Hloricui- ture entries will be accepted up until 5 p.m., August 10. "If entry glanks are nmiled, they must be postmarked not later than midnight August 1, 1955," maintains Manager Tul- sa E. Scott. LOCAL BABE RUTH SQUAD DEFEATS WESTWOOD NINE IN GAME ON MONDAY In a spectacular game on Monday evening, the Greenville Babe Ruth team,-sponsored by Setzer Forest Products, defeated the Westwood Indians by a score of 10 to 8, making the second loss for the Westwood league, which was previously unbeaten. Seymour Smith was on the mound, with Cliff Holt catching. Tomorrow (Friday) night the Setzer squad will again take on the league-leading Westwood Braves on their diamond, the second game of a double h-ader. Manager Cy Hall urges that lo- cal fans attend the game and give the boys the benefit of their moral support. P G & E NAMFS A. J. McCOLLUM AD MANAGER The appointment of A. James McCollum as manager of the department of advertisin and publicity of Pacific Gas and Elec- tric Company was announced today. McCollum, the company's news bureau chief since 1946, succeeds Robert 1% Gross, who was promoted to a vice presi- dency of the company last wek. The appointment, effective Aug. 1, was announced bv Norman R. Sutherland, P G & E presi- dent and geral manager ......... .... McColluzn, of 1854 Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Berk"lev, is a former newspaperman and editor who began his journalistic train- ing as a boy on the Coalinga Record, of which his father is publisher. GEORGE LOCATELL TAKEN BY HEART ATTACK FRIDAY Funeral sorvices were held on Sunday afternoon, for George W. Locate]] of Chester, who was the victLm of a heart attack at his home there last Friday. Mr Locatell was 64 years old and a native of Missouri. He had lived in Chester for several years and was known over a wide area for his interest in sports and his civic activities. He is survived by his widow, a son, Frank, both of Chester; two daughters and a sister, be- sides several grandchildren. , r, At the 00SCENT HOTEL in MILLS SHOWN ABOVE IS A PRE-WEDDING picture of Miss Char- line Edmondson, who became the bride of David Ledbetter Sunday, June 26, in a beautiful ceremony peiormed at the Greenville Community Church. She is the dauqhter of C. C. Edmondson of Greenville and a graduate of the Ioc hiqh School. The Ledbetters now reside in Los Anqeles. TOP STAGE PROGRAMS TO BE PISENTED AT COUNTY FAIR AUG. 11-14 A "Shower of Stars" stage show presentation promise to bring to the August 11-14, Plu- mas County Fair, a new con. ce.nt in top-progrannming, claims Tulsa Scott. manager. Scheduled for FTidav night, the program replaces the tradi- tional horse show. Horse show events have been placed on the ountain Range Rodeo programs Saturday and Sunday afternoons (August 13 and 14). Booked through Fun Unlimit- ed, popular California Fair book- ing agent of San Francisco, the show includes Dr. Giovanni, tn- ternatnal pickpocket, whose fame has spread throughout the world, The late Franklin D. Roose- velt thought Dr. Giovanni the world's greatest pickpocket. Win- ston Churchill had this to say to him. "When you stole my suspenders, I nearly lost my dignity. I ought to punch you in the nose, but how can I? I love you." His phenominal pickpocket an- tics have won the hearts of aud- iences throughout the world-- London. Vienna, Paris, Monte Carlo, Rome, Rio de Janiero. Moscow and Oslo among the many. Ford and Harris two maniacs of rhythm, are a duo that add greatness to Friday's evening show. A comedy song and dance team, the faned Negro pair have performed with the Andrews more on page four FLKS BIG SECOND ANNUAL SHOW SCHFDULED FO, CRESCENT MILLS, SUNDAY The second annual Elks Rodeo. to be held a Crescent Mills Sun- day, July 31. will revrse the us- ual procedure and feature racing, according to "Buster" Mason, Chairman of the event Proceeds will go to the Elks' Cerebral Palsy Fund. "A race for PIwnas County Cowgirls under 16, another for boys of the same age grou and a third for Plumas County adults will headline a full day of thrills and chills," said Mason. Starting at 10 a.m. with pre- liminaries for the ropers, the program will speed up in the afternoon with the grand entry at 1:30 p.m. More events for the youn par- ticipants will follow with junior calf roping one of the principal crowd pleasers. The "grown up ' cowhands will take over for bell calf roping, bull dogging, team roping, calf roping, saddle bronc and bare- back riding swiftly moving in the arena under the capable sup- ervision of Gene Openshaw, are*a director. Last year's show, ram. roddc<l by Openshaw. was one of the fastest ever witnessed in this area. Back to defend his all-around championship will be Dick Hem- ead of Cottonwood. Battling to steal the coveted award will be outstanding cowpokes from all over northern California and eastern Nevada. Entries have ---more on page five ?UNERAL HELD ON MONDAY ?OR DAVID JOHN YOUNG T TAYLORSVILLE CHURCH Last rites were conducted on Ionday afternoon for the baby :on el Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Young of Redwood City, former -csidcnts of Taylorsville. Inter- ment followed in the Taylorsvilld c'.metery under direction of "ihe recnville Funeral Home. The :ervices were read by the Rev. I. Hughes, with vocal selections boing rendered by Mrs. Dorothy 'isher accompanied by Mrs. Amanda Hale. The baby boy was born on Septrrber 26, 1953, and is :ur- vived by three sisters, Patreia Ann, Mary Gayle and Linda Louise; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Young of Tay- lorsville and Mr. and Mrs. Nor- man Harmer: great grandparents Mrs. Bessie Harmer, Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Porter and Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Freeman; and two uncles, William and John, of Tavlorsville. The boy died on Wednesday, July 20. as a result of an auto- mob;le aceid*'nt in the bay area, in which he was inured. A prior service was held at Wat- sonville, it was reported. PLUMAS DIgTRICT HOSPITAL FACES DELAY ON AID FROM HILL-BURTON FUNDS Granting of priority to the Plumas Hospital District under Hill-Burton provisions fs 1Pely to be delayed at least a y'ar, and possibly longer, according to a report r.sulting from ses- sions in Berkeley Monday. E. A. (Corky) Fort and W. B. (Bill) Gambell, members of the newly created hospital board, accompanied by Supervisors E. J. Humphrey, James Flanagan and Jim Cloman, and Dr. W. B; McKnight, and Dr. Joseph Nar- kevitz of Quincy, were in con- ference Monday with Gordon S. Cummings, chief of the Califor- nia Bureau of Hospitals, when pre- liminary consideration was giv- en to pending applications, and sought to arrange transfer of the county's application over to the newly formed district, in order that plans might proceed for the erection of a hospital fa- cility for Quincy. Plumas County is reported to be fifth in priority for match. ing funds, and an application has been filed by the Board of Supervisors for aid in building a new county hospital. Repre- sentatiws of the district were advised they would have to file a new apptlcation, and the Sup- ervisors expressed their willing, ness to withdraw the one now p-ndirJg in order to place the listri in a more favorable Im- sition on, the prloritv llst. Mr, Fort stated that he pl  to meet With the Bureau when it conducts final hearing in Angeles August 4. SATURDAY NIGHT JULY After the Rodoc JULY