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Volume 20---Number 20 ,--<. t # " THE CRUSADING CHRONICLE OF THE PLUMAS TIMBER COUNTRY PUBLISHED AT GREENVILLE, PLUMAS COUNTY. CALIF., THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1950 Single copies 10c---6 months $1.50--1 year $2.50 Pictured here is pretty, blonde Sylvia Russell, who is representing northwest Plumas County as candidate for Queen of the Plumas "County Fair, August 10-11-12-13. No, she's rot selling raffle tickets on a car. All you have to do to give her a boost is to buy your regular admission tickets from her or her supporters. I After ali's said and done it's to -Jackass (or referring to the one belonging to Ken Mclntyre maybe We should say '=burro" . . . Any- Vay it's interesting to observe the extreme pleasure "Jack" displays Vhen Ken arrives home from his daily grind. Then he really let's go with a chortle of welcome such as he rrore frequently reserves for his lonely nocturnal vigils . . . Meantime he's evidently making himself a useful city-zen by grad- Ually mowing down the Mclntyre reage. A some-months project was COmpleted last week on the GoD. (Gimp) Standart property when he completed his novel wagon- heel fence around his yard . . . |h ape reported to y stOpping to inspect and admire Gimp's artistry, Of course we hate to cast as- Persons at the administration in Washington, but we'd think the I;Id mess brought about in World }Nar II would leave all with suf- floient distasteful memories that they,d heed Sage Baruch's,sugges- on and freeze prices and wages before they get out of control again. Of course Mr. Truman is happy to have this stand-by autlrity . . . we'd be very happy tf he'd wake up to the fact that Prices have already advanced on 28 commodities since the start of the Korean war . . . however, larry doesn't seem to think it's to exercise any controls! rink Clair Engle should do some- about thlst I With billions already being budgeted for war expenditure, ,our federal taxes are due to take gen- erous hikes as soon as Congress figures out some more painless(?) Places to levy them where election Year support won't be effected any more than necessary . . . and Jt Would seem an excellent time for the study of ways and means to reduce the taxpayer's burdens McCOY AND THURMAN TO BE HOSPITALIZED FOR A WHILE W. T. IM[cCoy, who was severely injured in an auto accident last Thursday, is reported to have sus- tained injuries to his neck and pelvis, and will be hospitalized for several months. General Thurman. another ,occupant of the vehicle, is suffering from a compound frac- ture Which may keep him off his feet for more than a year. Wayne McCoy, who was driving the ve- hicle when the tie-rod broke and plunged it over an embankment, sustained cuts and scratches and was released from the hospital last week. Rolland Temple, the fourth passenger, was mildly injured. as much as possible in all other fields, since it becomes evident that the armament program is to again provide jobs for everyone who wants to work . . . of course the sad part of taxation is that it successfully belies the old proverb "whatever goes up most come d/own" . . . no modern citizen ever coined that phrase, we're sure! I Well, the county fair breaks open to the public next Thursday and appears to promise a bigger and better event than heretofore --under the brilliant direction of Tulsa Scott and his publicity dir- ector Jim Zeno . . . as our friend Stan Bailey indirectly pointed out, this is a good annual mpportunity for the residents of the county to meet each other as well as to dis- play the fruits of their" past year's activities . . . Incidentally Sylvia Russell, who is selling admission tickets in this area, has a very good chance to be County Fair Queen this year . . we urge that you buy your tickets from her r her friendsthey won't cost any more and Greenville's candidate will have a better chance of cap- turing whatever the honors are! I Voters who have changed their place of residence, or who did not vote in the either 1948 elections or the recent primaries, can register for the November. 7 election at the office of F. J. Standart, and should @o so by ore before September 14. RECORD REPRESENTATION IS FORECAST FOR BIG 1950 PLUMAS COUNTY FAIR Among the featured presenta- tions on the Variety Show to be staged at the Plumas County Fair next Thursday are specialty dance numbers by Miss Wilma Wiley of Greenville. "Auction of 53 head of livestock by 4-H members is slated for Sun- day, August 13, at 10 a.m.. when fairgoers will have an opportunity to obtain a supply ,of the finest beef in California. This 1950 sale will more than double last year's activity, accord- ing to Farm Advisor Alton Young. On the auction block will be 40 head of fat beef. eight fat hogs anl five fat lambs. Over 100 4-H members will be among the exhib- itors, including: From Greenville--Mary Bidwell, clothing and guide cog; Janiee Camp, Mary Fuller. clothing; Bert and Jack Holt, Marcus McBean, chickens; Joan Neuman Margaret Nevins, Katy Slapnik, clothing; Frances Sabala,'clothing and guide dog; Louis Sabala. turkeys; Geo. Wheeler, ; tractor maintenance James Wheeler, poultry; DelOres Wheery, Vivian and Wilma Wiley, Darlene Williams, clothing. From Taylorsville-Don CarrollL ho U and litter: LaVerne Gates, Barbara Jhnson, June LeRoy, beef; Dolores and Jack Ransen, chickens. From Crescent Mills--Dick Ful- ler, rabbits; Joe Madigan, chick- ens; Lynne and Roseann Madigan, clothing; Sheryl and Sonny Sor- soli, beef. ,Among other entries are: Sam Brown, Crescent Mills, light horse division; Jim Ctchot, Beld;:jr. dept.; hirley Coulter, Greenville.: home arts; Everett Dale, Quincy, jr. dept.; Harold Dolphin, Taylors- ville, light horse division; Harvey Dolphin, Taylrsville, horse show and light horse; Feather River Grange, Feature booths; Jim FitZ- simmons, Quincy, nior dept.; La Verne Gates, aylorsville, horse show; Gregory Harmer. Quincy. junior dept.; Carmen Hayes. Quin- cy, horse show; A. F. Horning, Quincy, floriculture; Indian Valley Garden Club. feature exhibit booths; June LeRoy, Taylorsvitle, hgse show: Mrs. Harry F. Lutz, Crescent Mills, light horse and NEW FEATURES ADDED AT CO. FAIR RODEO EVENTS FOR AUGUST 12th and 13th A 2-day rodeo sponsored by .the Sierra Valley Roping Club Will be one of the highlights of the Plu- mas County Fair billed at Quincy August 10-13. The bucking 'bronco carnival is set for Saturday and Sunday af- ternoons with the grand entry at 1:45 o'clock, according to Presi- dent Marcel J. Eony of Sierra. Ten events will be featured on the daily programs. Mule riding will be an innovation at this year's show. Other events will include bare- back riding, saddle bronc busting, bull riding, wild cow milking, calf roping, team roping, wild cow rid- ing, rope race and musical stake rae. All entries close Friday, August 11 at 12 noon, Tulsa E. Scott, Fair manager, announced. Participants will take part in the historic parade Saturday mor- ning and proceed to the fair grounds for the grand entry. BANKER VISITS HERE Mr. and Mrs. Charles N. Bessac of ValleJo are presently guests of Mrs. Cecilia M, Chamberlain of Greenville. Mr. Bessac is vice- president-cashier of the Mechanics and {Merchants Bank of Vallejo. Mr. and Mrs. Bessac are fre- quent visitors in Greenville and greatly enjoy the mountains here. INDIAN VALLEY VARIETY TO OPEN IN NEW QUARTERS ON THURSDAY,'AUGUST 10th The new Indian Valley five-ten and fifteen cent-store will make its debut to the public on Thursday August 10 advises proprietor Jew- ell Standart this week. Grand opening of the new struc- ture marks the tenth anniversary 9f the opening of the present 5 and 1.0-cent store, which was estab- lished on August 10. 1940, by Bob and Jewell Conklin. The couple also operated a variety store at Chester for a time prior to mer- chandise shortages resulting from the outbreak of World "Var II, For the past five years. Mrs. Standart has operated the institution her- self. following the demise of her husband in an accident. The new building is constructed of concrete blocks and has a mod- ern facade. Its floor space is al- most double that of the existing store and is indicative of the growth of her business during the past few years. Construction of the new store was handled by Richard Harris, with the assistance of J. Marlowe Jackson of Indian Falls, Jerry Saf- fell. Frank Swezey and N, C. Row- ett of Greenville. Due to moving operations, the present Indian Valley Five and Dime Store will be closed all day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. WESTERN NAME BAND TO BE FEATURED AT UNION DANCE HERE SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 Texas Jim Lewis and his eight- piece bad will provide a highly unusual entertainment feature at the Greenville Town Hall Satur- day, August 12, when they make their appearance here for a dance sponsored by the Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union No. 2647, A. F. of L. Arangements were made sev- eral weeks ago for the appearance here of the famous western name band, advises Dob Giesick, com- mittee chairman, ,and since little choice in dates is possible in hir- ing such an organization, the com- munity is fortunate to "be able to secure it for a Saturday night. Dancing will be from 9 to 1 o'- clock, and high class entertain- ment will he'provided in addition to exceptional dance rhythm. Tick- ets for the affair will be n sale throughout the coming week. LOCALS SCHEDULED TO PLAY TWO MORE BASEBALL GAMES The Greenville hardball team is scheduled to play the American Valley team here on Sunday next, and will have a final league game with Westwood on the local dia- mond on Sunday, August 13. TO ATTEND WEDDING The Pine Valley Inn will be closed ,over Saturday and Sunday due to the absence of Jim and Lee Jenner, who are going to San Jose to attend the wedding of their daughter Elizabeth. I I I il CALK00D00R OF EVE.0000S Every Sunday., 11 a.m.--Luth- eran Sunday school at American Legion Hall. Every Sunday, 2:30 p.m.Luth- eran Church Services at the As- sembly of God Church, Greenville. Saturday, August 5, 10 a.m. -- Rebekah Food Sale at W. F. Mor- ris  & Sons Store, Greenville. . Friday, October 27W. S. C. S, Annual Bazaar and Dinner. Saturday., October 28--Annual Hallows'on Dance at Taylorsville Grange Hall, sponsored by Ladies of the Catholic Churches. I IIII I ROTARIANS ENJOY ANNUAL OUTDOOR SESSION AT BIDWELL GROVE WEDNESD'Y For 'many Rotarians Thursday morning presented a hazy horizon following the annual party held at Bidwelrs Grove on Wednesday sight. Hundreds of visitors from Quincy, Portola, Alturas, Chic, Red Bluff and Watts were present and entertainment was provided by Guido Vial and Bill Hayes with their accordions, accompanied by the strains of numerous would-be barbershop singers including Stan Young, Stan Nagler, Bruce Bid- well, Frenchy Prideaux and Ran- dall Goldenson. The entire affair was honorably conducted by a "functioning" cm- mittee consisting of Joe Sonzoni and Mr. Bidwell, and the neces- sary work was capably executed by Ralph Lozano, Ralph Boss and Falph somebody-or-other. Presi- dent Furrer was notably absent at an early hour but was successfully replaced by DocVor Batson and Bill Morris, both of whom expressed grave concern over the health of the nation and particularly those present. Moral conduct of the or- ganization was maintained at a high level due to the presence of President Leonhardt f the Quincy club, Link Peckinpah of the For- est Service and Charles Bessac of Vallejo--not to mention the ab- sence of Art Sorsoli, who was dis- patched to the bay area for the occasion. Dispensing was ably taken care of by Red Logan and Martin Lind- stvom until an early hour of ad- journment, and staid supervision of the entire affair was provided by Cecil McIntyre, Ed Chisholm, Em" Austin. George Cotter, and Jal Stephan. Ken Murray did an outstanding job as dishwasher and Mack Scruggs ably controlled the light and heat situation. Conspic- uous by their absence were Lyal Wells, Rolla Larkey, Leonard Beltz George Burton and Cy Hall, for whom a resolution of regret was drawn up during the business ses- sion which preceded consmption of hamburgers and cheese profes- sionally served by Felton Heino. MANY POSTS & AUXILIARIES REPRESENTED ON SUNDAY AT LEGION DISTRICT MEET O. G. (Gloomy) Wardlow of Greenville was singled out for hon- ors at the district meeting Sunday, held at Bidwell's Grove. More than 150 members of the "Fnird District American Legion and AuXiliary were present a the session, and Dick Calais of Green- ville was named district comman- der for the coming year, Don Han- cock of Susanville will be vice- commander and Bill Corbett of Westwood, seoond vice-commander At the instigation of Indian Val- ley Post No. 568, presentation was made to Mr. Wardlow of aa life- time membership plaque in appre- ciation of his many years of serv- ice to the Legion and this Post. Presentation vf the engraved silver membership card was made by Chaplain Bruce Bidwell of this Post in a delivery of eloquence and poetry which drew the plaudits of the assembled crowd. Wardlow has been active in the American Legion since World War I and is a charter member and past commander of Post 568. A highlight of the days events was the presence of the Susanville 40 hommes et 8 chevaux locomotive which turned the town under the authorized and unauthorized guid- ance of various local celebrities, including Past Commander Calais and Commander Hannah, both of wm were charged with violation of the motor vehicle act. INDIAN VALLEY TO SHARE NEW ORGANIZATION WITH AMERICAN VALLEY FARMERS A Farm Center for Indian and American Valley farmers was cre- ated at arneetlng of the County Farm Bureau, held Monday eve- ning at the Walter Cliff home in Taylrsville. A good representation of both areas attended. Walter Cliff was named chair- man, and HarrY Bell of Quincy, vice-chairman of the new organ- ization. Membership is limited to farmers in either valley. The next meeting of the group will be held in Taylorsville Satur- day, August 26. Pictured above is Miss Betty Jo Ellis, astride )f the famous old bicycle which Bill Hamblin of Greenville will ride in the Plumas . County Fair Parade on Saturday, August 12. Balancing the vehicle and wishing "bony voyage" to its fair oupant, are Jim Zeno, pubicity director, for the 4-day event, and E. Norman Johnson, publisher of the Indian Valley ReOord, of Greenville. , ,,,, , TEXM JIM 00WlS AND HIS 8-PC 00STERN SWI00 BAND SPONSORED BY L & S W LOCAL 2647 AF OF L GREENVILLE HALL SATUBDAY. AUGUST 12 CONTINUOUS ENTERT00 9 TILL I