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ii The Best News and Advertzsing Medium in the Area VOlUme 24---Number 23 Greenville - Plumas C,unty - California Thursday, Auqust 26, 1954 $3.00 per year - 10c per copy 'SAMMY" F. BROWN BACK TO SCHOOL SETZER MILL CREW SEPT. 2 DESIGNATED Rotary Dist. Governor PUNERAL TO BE AT OttOVILLE FRIDAY lesidents of Indian Valley were to hear of the death early SUnday morning of Sammy L. of Crescent Mills and Ore- known for many years for exploits as a honseman. He believed to have been suffer- with a touch of polio on the day of the Plumas County was taken to the San Fran- Children's Hospital Wednes- and was thought to be ira- when he succumbed at an hour Sunday morning. was 28 years old, a na- of Indian Valley and a grad- of Greenville High School i after which he spent a year the Davis Agricultural College. devoted his time to training while engaged with his brother and sister in the business at their Table ranch in Butte County, Summers at their Indian Val- l'anch near Crescent Mills. have moved fast in the family," states an account the Oroville Mercury-Register Vhom credit is due for the pic- reproduced above. "Sam F. the father, flew to San Monday night with Mrs. to be with his brother, who believed to be dying. A grand- was born in the Fletcher family in Indian Valley at Saturday. of Sammy Brown's death rapidly through northern --more on page five i BELLS WILL RING ON MONDAY NEXT The schools of Pleas County reopen at 9 o'clock next onday morning, August 30th, with theAr fall semester according to announ- cement this week by principa'l Jess M'aginnis nd Lyal Wells. In making the announcement, Mr. Wells advises that Primary Grades, 1, 2 and 3, will register at the Primary Building on Main Street. Students in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades are asked to register at the Elementary Building. Kin- dergarten registration will also be conducted at the Kindergarten Building on the Elementary School grounds. ':hildrn entering kindergarten must be 4 years and 9 montls old by September 1st, and must pro- vide evidence of birth date. Those entering the first grade must be 5 years and 9 months old by Sep- tember 1st and must provide evi- dence of birth date if they have not previously attended school. 'lhere will probably have to be several adjustments made after school opens due to the uncertainty of class sizes between rooms and buildings," Mr. Wells stated. It is expected that better than 275 pri- mary and elementray school stu- dents will be enrolled at the start of the term. The school cafeteria will begin operation on Wednesday, Septem- ber 1st, and for the time be i.ng will operate only in the one build- ing at the high school grounds. The faculty .this year includes three new members, Ardis Hyde, ,Bernard Wurtzinger and Lucille Roulsten, who will instruct the pri- mary grades. Other primary teach- ers are Ida Welsh aand Edn K-nzler. Maryanne iewcomb will again conduct the kindergarten classes. The 4th, 5th and 6th grades "ill be taught by Ruby M.digul, Lydia Sheehan, Crnell Kcirtz and Ber- nard Wurtzinger. Principal iMnnis advises that high school busses will follow the ame routes as last year. For the first day only classes will be dis- missed at all schools t 2:15 p.m., and beginning Tuesday the high school classes will go on regxflar chedule, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 P.m. New students are asked to register Tuesday morning. New memlbers of the hgh school faculty are: Mr. Jack Rubke for- merly music instructor at Men- docino and Mr. Richard Dimick, former shop teacher at the Arcata High School. Returning faculty members are: Vernon Appleby, Jacqueline Carap- bell, Jack MeNaughton, Johanne Pearce, Harry Price, Edna Rhine- hart, D. Lee Ross, Jack Snodgrass, Stanley Timone and Vice Principal William Sclmltr, High school en- rollment is expected to be approxi- mately 230. AI400AL LABOR DAY TAYLORSVILLE GRANGE HALL -SEPTEMBER mmm RETURNS TODAY; SANS PAY BOOST Some employees returned to work at the Setzers' Greenville mill this morning following a get-together of employees, man- agement and union men yester- day afternoon, it is reported. At a meeting of union mem- bers of the Setzer employees on Tuesday night 36 voted against returnin gto work at the mill as against 13 favorable votes, it was reported, the action be- ing the rejection of a new con; tract submitted by the company. Differences were negotiated at the joint meeting yesterday, it is learned, and the mill is pre- paring to resume production on a full-scale basis. All other mills in the area have reached agreements with their employees and are again in operation, terminating the strike which went into effect on June 21 and involved mills in the three west coast states. No wage increases were granted although the original demand of the Lumber & Saw- mill Workers Uunion AFL was for a 12(,-eent an hour increase for all workers. The mills stood firmly behind their contention that conditions in the lumber industry would not warrant any cost increase at this time. CORRECTION Vour home-town news reel, including piccures of the Har- pole-Waits wedding, High School fashion show and P.T.A. swim school, will be shown at the Plumas Theatre thru Thursday TWt HOMES RAZED BY QUICK BLAZE THURSDAY NOON The homes of Mr. and Mrs. Vic- tor Dave and Dominic Palombere were totally destroyed by fire which broke out last Thursday noon. ti)stimate of loss of the buildings and contents was expect- ed  be placard at between $5,000 and $10,000. The fire was reported to have started from lot ashes being dumped near a trash pile which broke into a blaze, spread to near- by Kas tanks and then to houses which were located in the rear fo the Crescent Street apartments. Mrs. Victor Dave was aleep at the time and woke to find her home in flames. She turned in an alarm at the Mosley and Grenke store, but the tinder dry buildings were almost totally destroyed by the time the fire department was able to get into action. AS PLUMAS CO. DAY AT 1954 STATE FAIR Thursday, September 2, 1954 has been designated as Plumas County day at the California State Fair. This is the opening day of tihe Pays Official Visit To Greenville Club The Rotary Club of Greenville was host last Wednesday to W. E. Jansen, Governor of this District, Rotary International, who is mak- ing his annual official ,isit to each of the Rotary clubs in Northea California and Nevada. He addi-ess- ed te ctub and corferred with presiderLt Goldenson, Secretary Larkey and committee chairmen on Rtary administration and service activities, and on plans for the PaatiCipation by the club in world- wide observance of Rotary's Gol- den Anniversary, Februac-y 23- June 2. Mr. Jansen is the owner of JarP sen Chevrolet Company in Auburn and is a member of the Rotary club there. He was elected District Governor of Rotary International for the 1954-55 fiscal year at the anuI Rotary Convention in Seat- e, Washington, last June. He is one (f 2?0 District Governors sup- ervising the actvities of some 8,300 Rotary clubs which have a mem- be.hip of 389,000 business av.d profeowal executives in 89 coun- tries nd geographical regions throughout the wcId. C)mmi.tteem en appointed by pre.ident Goldenoa for the en- suing year are as follows: Club Service--Ernie Waiters, ' chairman. Classification uad merrberhip-- Jess Maginnis, chairman, Ba-uce Bidwell. Vorm Roulstem. Public information Norman Johmm, chairman. Magazine--Frank Kampschmidt, 1otaT information-Ceefl Mc- Intyre, clairman, Bill Hall. Attendance checkers--Bruce Bid- well, chairman, Cy .Hall, Mack tScruggs. Vocational service Mack Scruggs, chairman. Community service -- Herman Posh, chairman. Youth and Scouts--"Doc" Bat- son, chairmax Ken Hunter, Carl Pau,len. Civic improvement -- Cy Hall, ellalrman, Mike Ayoob, Bob Mur- ray. Oomm,unity safetyRill Hall, cirmam Welfre--"Y'renchy,, Prideaux, chairman, Bob Kelton, International service -- Bill Baxter, chairman. International contacts -- Ken Hunter, chairman, Norman John- Rotary foundation--Lyal Wells, elirman, Quentin Philpott. Golden anniversary and club history Quentin Philpott, chair- man, Mack Srugg "Frenchy" Prldeaux, Frank Kampschmidt, Cecil McIntyre. Board of Directors---ErrOr Wal- tots, Herman Poseh, Mack Scruggs, Bill Baxter. .00Vlusic by Ruby's Orchestra Sponsored by l'he Catholic Churches of Quincy and Greenville ,4 . .ition and it is hoped U:rt th.se f' thi.s couny plan t) attend.  o offic;l ente"taJn-'- t  proposed by the county in ob- servance f th! spec.al (Jay. The Plumas County exhibit has been prepared and built bv this office as ordered by the Pluma county ,board f supervisors. Our entry wa :oo late in being pre- sented to classify in the recreation section and has been entered in the fu)restry and lumbering class. The Californian, Bill Meigs, Hol- lywood screen star, pictured above, symbol of the past in California's years of progress, will arrive at ,the State Fair in a stage coach and leave hy the latest mearm of transpor.ttion, the helicopter. He wi,ll pass ort ouveni.r coins, 1.0(]0 per day, .to visitors of the State Fair. Tle coins are simulated $20 gold pieoes, once so popular in the west. A 1949 Ford car belonging to the Dares was also destroyed in the nearby garage, it was reported. Neither of the victims were pro- tected by insurance.