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I! e 24--Number 22 The Best News and Advertising Medium in the Area Greenville, - Plumas County - California Thursday, Auqust 19, 1954 $3.00 per year - 10c per copy bIANY INDIAN VALLEY RESIENTS AMONG 00IOSE RECCIVING PRIZE AWARDS AT PLUMAS COUNTY FAIR LAST WEEK END sYCagon Wheels in graduated , draped with choice veget- ables and banked by home econ- and agricultural products of area, won high honors for Valley Grange in Plums Fair feature exhibit corn- last week. was Feather River 440, another entry featur- the centennial theme---a coy- wagon surrounded by farm of the Feather River Third went . to Plumas- County Farm Bureau. historic Fair's emphasis on was highlighted by the Wit. 4-H Club of Sierra- winner of the blue rosette in activities competition. Their "Treasure of 4-H" was suit- crried out by a large rustic chest filled with imita- gold pieces that relresented art , friendship, leader- sports, cooperation and c-it- Sewing and baked goods, rainiature---flanked the chest. Bevond ribbon was awarded to 4-H Club, Quincy, with third 'to Sierra Valley 4-H club Vinton. Booths displaying 4-H was won by Feather 4-H Club of Quincy, with 4-H Club, Loyalton, taking The Yather River entry titled "Know your Forest," identification of ees the theme. Explorer Scouts Post 23 of Greenville, took first in their de- partment, followed by ,Explorer Post 50 of Quincy. Cub Scouts feature exhibits was won by Cub Scout Pack 23, Greenville. Dens one and two, with America Valley Boy Scouts of America Troup 67 taking first place in Boy Scout Feature exhibits. Exhibits depicting hand4work of an organization were placed in this order: L.D.S. Relief Society, Greenville, first; The Three Links Olub, Quincy, second; and Wom- en's Society of lan Service, Greenville, third. Pluma Mining Chapter won in booths showing a club's activity an education feature exhibiting mining tools, maps and ore sam- ples. Quincy theatre Guild was second; Greenville P.T.A.. third: and Plumas Pioneer Parlor, Na- tive Daughters, fourth.' ooo One of the largest entries of light ar draft horses in lumas Cunty Fair history went before the expert eye of the official judge, last weekend, with breeders from throughout Northern Cali- fornia placing in the moneT. Among the winers were: RICA.N" SADDLE BtLEDS: Mares two years old: Samuel F. Brow Crescent Mills, first. STALIONS: Year- lings,  Lut Crescent Mills, more on page four RESIGNATION OF DEPUTY SHERIFFS FOLLOWING SUMMARY 00,CTION BY M. H. SCHOOLER ON FRIDAY ffective August 29, er upon of Sheriff Mei Sehooler, CoUnty will be minus five of deputy sheriffs unless one of number is reirmtated, it was yesterday from Under- W. C. Abernethy. action of the four deputy was taken as a protest the summary dismissal by of Hrry ('rex) Owen, recently purchased a lease a service station in Quincy. it iu learned, did not intend OPerate the station himself, but arranged for the employment manager. He was not, how- given an opportunity to ex- his position or intentions advised by the sheriff that services would no longer be it was stated. In cofer- with his deputies atur-ay, 14, Mr. Schoolex relsed rscind his action, Abernethy whereupon Deputies Ed Dewey Airola and Abernethy gave tin- that they would resign. rl Dakin, another deputy, had turned in his resignation Order to return to his work as it was stated. sheriff, accompanied by Sehooler, is on a two weeks trip in the northwest and hime the week end of 29. The resigning deputies they would remain on until the sherifl's return in event he is delayed. Indians Lose O'time Game at Westwood The local baseball team again went down to dfeat Sunday at Westwood when they lost a hard- fought overtime game to the de- fenders by a 4-3 tally. Westwood got 2 runs in the Ist inning on 2 walks and a double, and scored one more in the third on a walk, 2 ole bases and an ror, bringing in the winning run n the last half of the tenth frame when Isbell walked, went to 2nd on a sacrifice and scoz on a hit and an error. Greenville ed the game up in the 7th round when Madigan hit a ,triple With bases loaded. The Sloat squad won two games from Portola last Sunday. Next Smday the Westwood nine will play at Povtola while Sloa will play American Valley at Quincy. Greenville byes. YOUNGMANS RETURN HOME Mr. and Mrs. Juznes Youngman, and daughter Kaye, returned" Mon- day from Tooelee, Utah, where they were called due to the death of her mother. Mrs. Youngman has spent the past two montl earing for her mother. The James Buckingharas came back with ,tlmm and spent Monday here be- fore returning to their home in Richmon California. RESIGNATION OF SECRETARY WILLIAMS UPHELD BY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AT SPECIAL SECSION TUESDAY AFTERNOON A capacity crowd assembled in the chambers of the Plumas Coun- ty Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon to attend a special ses- sion called for a hearing in the matter of the recent dismissal of Scretary-Mnager H. O. Wil- liams of the County mber of Commerce. Most of those present were reported o be residents and businessmen of the Quincy area. Attorney Theodore G. Elges acted as spokesman for the pro- Wllian faotion and pointed out the advantages which they felt accrued to the county as a remlt of Williams' employmeat. He concluded ,his alk by urging the Board to officially reconsider its aztion of August 3 in accept- ing the resignation of the Cham- ber secretary. A motion was thereupon made by Supervisor E. J. Humphrey of Bill Shirley BILL SHIRLEY plays the role of Curly in this week's Msic Circus musical, Oklahoma! The demand for tickets to .this great show ha resulted in extension of per- Greenville, seconded by Super- frmces through next week :isor James Flanagan of Greagle ending Sunday, Aug. 29. Tickets and concurred in by Supervism" are avlable at Civic Theater Box Office, 1419 H St., Sacramento. Dedication Planned By 17e:00[ive Sons For Saturday, August 29 lumas Purlor No. 228 of the Native Sons of the Golde West ha armounced ttat plans are nearly completed for the dedica- U, e,'omon, ies on August 29 of the old Taylorsville school building as a historical monument. The building repair program ha progressed to a point Where the building can now be used as a meeting hall by the lodge and by other, organizations. The date of the .building dedi- cation  marks the 50th anni- versary of the Pa. It was in- stituted on August 26, 1904 with a membip of 60 members. The Parlor erected a monurent on the site of the first permanent resi- define In Indian Valley on the edge of Tayorsville. At the time of the ceremonies a 50 yeaa- membership pin will be presented to Claude Young who ws a cha:rter member of the Parlor. The building was cnstructed in the year 1864 by a Mr. Madden who made his own brick on the river bank about mile north of "laylormrille. School was held in the building continuously from the time of construction until the building was con in 1948. This is the oldest school building in Indian Valley and the Pioneer school is the only olde one in Plumas County. The dedication ceremonies will be conducted by officers of the Grand Prlor. Everyone is invited to the cere- mony, which will start at 1 o'clock. Reereshments will be served. pOLIO STRIKES AGAIN Sammy Brown is reported to have been taken to a bay area hpital this week due to having been stricken with polio. He was taken to San Francisco by Green- v' meral Home ambulance on Wednesday o  week. Clair Donnenwirth of Portola, to the effect that the Board not re- corsider its premous action. Sup- ervisors Blacna of Lake Alma- nor  Corrmn of Quincy vere opposed to the motion. Chamber Directons preserrt at the meeting were Emile Austin, Quincy; L. C. DeArmond, ortola; V. V. Roul- sten of Greenville. William Clay- ton, secretary of the State Cham- ber of Commeree was also pres- ent by invitation. Recommend, at0n is said to have been made by tie Supervisors that Excellent Attendance Reported at Co. Fair In Spite of Conditions The gates closed on the Plumus County Fair after a four day celetmation of the oounty's centen- nial and a display of its ,gim- ture and industry. A total unofficial gate of 18,555 was announced. Saturday night Joan Elorza of Bsckwourth was orowned queen of the fair by Louis Merrill of Sacramento, general maner of the Western Fairs Associatim Mke Luzzi of Scotia, zumboldt County, took all around loggers honors. Sam Cookson of Paise, Butte County, winner the last two years, was rurmerup. In the woodsman events first place went to George Moon of Shelton, Wash. In log bucking the winer was James Bannis- ter of Myers Flat, Lassen Coun- ty, and Estel James of Ashland, Ore., won the ax throw. Tom Wtney of Reno, Nov., was lO- claimed bull o' the woods. In the 4-H club's beef auction sale Sundy the top price of 50 cents per pound was paid to Carol Davies of Vinton, Pluma County, by Egbert Brothers, Quincy logging (ontraetors. The reserve chaznpion steer of Pamela Near of Taylorsville brought 42 cents per pound from the Mopes Hotel in Reno, Twenty-two steers were sold in the sale. e Aken of OraviUe, the present board of direeto of the Chamber be asked to submit their resignations in order tl a new and unpreudiced board might be appointed. It was understood that Vorus Roalsten and Karl Traylor, recent appointees 'to the board, may be retained. Answering charges tlt at least two members of the Brd we serving illegally, the point w - brought out that board members as well as supervisors were auto- matically given complimentary membersips in the Ohaznber, as a rult of which their standing could not be questioned. The salary of the former secre- tary-manager is sad to be $5640 a year, and it  repoted that a number of applicants are seeking he position t tis time. Supervisor Donnenwirth stated during the meeting that in his opinion '. Williams 'had suc- ceeded in dividing the sentiment of the eotmty, and that it would be desirable to replace him with a younger, experienced, tecrnically trained man from outside of the coun.ty. MT. Austin soke in be- half of the former manager and Mr. Rouisten said that in sup- poring is resignation he flt he was expressing the sentimen of is area. Remarks were also made by Ray Smith of Quincy; Robert Walker of Feather River In and others, md an editorial published lust week in the Feather Riv- Bulletin and the Indian Valley Record came up for discussion. Five Become Citizens FIVE ARE GRANTED CITIZENSHIP PAPERS AT QUINCY MONDA,Y resentation of final citizenflflp papers was made by Robert W. Pierce last Monday to the follow- Lug Plumas County residents: Iatllde Bello ]tl, Guido :M2zo Bial and Mas. Mbel tarances Morel, all of Greenville, Otto Joseph Richmond of Twa and m Ga of Portola The nattral- izatkm hearing wa held before Superior Court Judge Bertram t Janes, and presentation of the flag and creed was made in I half of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, by Bitlie Hogan and Eva Cayot. BAY CITY LAD 18 BITTEN BY RATTLESNAKE Whil fishing at Clover (:eek last Surlily, Robert Nowak, neph- ew of Gladys Scott, was bitten by a ratlesnake. His fishing pal gave him emergency treatment and then took him to  hospital where he was treated further by Dr. Mumford, and later released, Rbert has returned to San Fran- eisco. Butte County born in Beck- wourth, n 1864, was adjudge4 the, oldest native ornian to attend the fair. The best early day costume award went to Mary Schi of Greenville, Plumas County.