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Q NECORD ANO PROGRESIIVE Grenville and Chester, Calif. Thursday, September 3, 1959 ii llll u Just for00 The Record A LOT OF BEEF . . . NO tUI, L---Plumas County has a bf cattle population of 17.100 head, according to an esti- mate by tile California ('attlemen's Assn. At a conservative value o} $200 wr head. tile total value represented is $3,420,- 000. With one and one-half this amount invested in land, buildings, equipment and feed, the county's beef cattle indus- try represents an investment of more than $8,000.000. Stale Senator Stanley Arnold I Denounces High School Salaries! Declaring "many school dis-f $20.250 per year and vet this I riets throughout the state are is one of the smaller seh'ool dis-! squandering the educational dol-triets with an ADA of only 3,000. i lar on everything but classroom !The median salary for high I instruction." State Senator Start- schools throughout the state is I ley Arnold of Susanville last $14,500. He said the highest paid week lashed oul at "exorbitant'junior college superintendent is; salaries" being paid o sehool l in Contra Costa County with a district administrators and "the salary of $20,001). while the me- empire building of plush posi-dian salary is $15.00. Highest thins in the school system." paid elementary school superin-, tendent receives $20,500 at Nor- Pointing out 107 school dis walk ',ith an ADA of 16,023. !triers in the stale are paying sup-:while the median salary is $9, erintendenls $15,000 and over a 711. year, Senator Arnold, chairman "These salaries seem to me to of the Senate fact finding corn- be excessive in view of the fact mittee on governmental admin-,th e minimum for school teachers, AND St'EAK]N(] ()i" tl/'Ll,, we read where QuincY{istration ' said his committee will wh o are doing the actual job of High's [ootbal] coach has cttosen games with Lassen High and conduct an investigation into teaching our children, is $350 Paradise :is the "l'roians probable toughest encounters this,the salary structures of school per month." Senator Arnold said coming seas(re. We !i)l)e to imw:' news for him as the season l districts throughout the state. -  "I believe the Legislature may develops.  lie said 23 of these districts are . ,.. . ipaying in excess of $20,000 per very well review these salary schedules and consider establ- , year for superintendents. Years ;o you zscd go dream about tim salary you are!, "It isn't just the salary of the ishing some ceilings and a form- now starving on. That's inflation. ,superintendent," Arnold explain- ula for school salaries which have a relationship to the size of . , . ed, "but they all have assistants, lthe job and the responsibilities Governor Edmund G Brown has assured the state his deputies and other staff reeeiv-involved It appears to me that ing equally outrageous salar-, the present salaries are establ- staff is studying the problem of unjust enrichment of big land ies." !ished by whim and caprice of owners in connection with the $1,750,000,000 Feather River He said there are 469 school district superintendents in the the local boards. Project upon which the people will vote next year. But a tmatrne .eS0mtg salves ranglnglinHereSaidntheen;alt:r:mhittue; s lot of people interested in water development are more con- .. , .  . , ear. ""--'- -'-- ----------y. -'!was sparked by a preliminary I cerned about possible uniust enrichment of southern Call-vms, ne state, does not memael ...... 1 ...... th- . _ .... . _ n   stuay recently comp eteu ur e, me so-cauea supermte dent- . .......... I fornia, under a program designed to "promote the general ,,-i ..... - ........ i" included I cmmHtee "which lnflmateo mat f lt. llt,'lpill Vv'IIICII t ' , --,,(. al I -e"  i ,. . . , , ,,,0 ..... Inten liens titan or/ ) el ,In, g ,,p- welfare."  ' ='" " makes a tota oi  1-, " dO " "ct I ......... , t proprlated to sch 1 dmtn sm,, , . . dents receiving salaries rum ' being spent in the classroom i Medicine has advanced to the point where an ounce o/ 200 to $34,000. Added to these positions, Arm t,,tIe;Cah n our children." understand why this is prevention is worth about $18.50. old said, are a total of 630 as- - t ....... true when I look at the exorb]t. * * f soeiates, asststants, aepunes, aa-,ant salaries some districts are ' ' ' ( "A that th "t .. ministrative assistants and busi- " " ators" WE RE HAt P' T ) HE R e s ate fatr has can- a-er -e ...... paying for admmlstr , Arn. .... I ness man g s r calving salaries,aid dootr@d " " r .......... celled its scheduled Quick Draw Contest. llae lair manage /rangtng from $5,600 to $27,000  .............. said: "We had planned the event as an educational one aslper year. well as entertainment, but since the contest was scheduledl "All these fancy priced posi-- -- THE RECORD Published every Thursday at Greenville, California Entered in the post office at Greenville as 2nd class mail matter Subscription $3 per year Tom Camfield ................. Editor and Publisher -- Member Caliiornia NewsPa Publishers Aseociation National Editorial Assoctation LAW IN ACTION TRESPASSING CHILDREN What are a landowner's duties toward children who come on his property without permission? In what circum- stances does he have to pay when they get hurt? A landown- er has a spe- cial duty to trespassing children to see that they do not get hurt on highly dan- gerous things about his place He can well expect them to wander on his place; it is up to him, within reason, to see that they don't get hurt. Must he pay for their in- juries? Not, for example, if the child should have recognized the dangers, or if he could look out for himself, but doesn't. What the Law Expects The law expects only what is reasonable to protect the child without excessive costs. In one case a 12-year-old girl played hide and seek on a lot a spirit of bravado," the courts have often held that the owner was not liable. In another case though, neighborhood children played In a home owner's swimming pool during the summers. In the winter he partly drained it, but decayed leaves and dirt made the pool slippery. At- though he fenced the pool off, the owner did not repair a gate that opened on to it. Playing children could see the pool from the street. One day a two- year-old boy strayed through the opening, slipped into the water, and hurt himself. Watch Out for Traps This time the court held the owner liable: He should have drained the whole pool, put in the gate, or both. Otherwise the risk was too great: The slip- pery, partly filled pool was like a "trap," easy to reach, and concealing unusual dangers dangers that a child was not likely to realize  dangers which the owner could have repaired with ease at a small cost the owner was building on. .).) Chasing a playmate, she failed .." in a jump over a stack of win- dows, and fell and hurt herself. tions are on top of the school The landowner was not lia- *' there have been a few accldents throughout the state by per- . ..... YOUR SEWER LINE .. , . , .... ,, __ such lprmmpals, assistant, vice, oepu- ble, the court held. This tres- sons practicing Iast draws and this nas rellected on ]ty and associate principals man)' passer was old enough tohave events as the State Fair's contest. We believe that the public/of whom are paid exceptionally WORRIES ARE OVERw " seen and kept out of danger. is entitled to have a voice in whether their State Fair holds[hig h salaries hen compa,dL I A landowner need not child- .[ r c n " /the compensation pare contests that are unpopular or unwtse, so we a e a celhnglteachers { SEE FRED SHUMATE OR LNDSEY GLENN proof his place; he has only to --. Greenville use care and guard against Pool owners owe a duty of ' t" the Quick Draw Contes . i dangers the trespassing chin care to neighbor boys and girls As we maintained in our August 6 issue t"Emptv Heads! and Empty Guns") events such as this contes encourage young- n wth firearms and we are extremel sters to fiddle arou d " " ' . ....... y] happy to hear the state fair has decided not to conduct a 1 large-scale contest of this nature . . . although why they I scheduled it in the first place is beyond us; "fast draw ac- cidents" certainly are nothing new to to the past few months. ,L 1, Supervisors Fight Further Effort to Shift Tax Burden Supervisor A C Donnenwirth of Portola will meet with directors of the County Supervisors As. shown to exist by February, 1960 the subject matter should be placed before the Legislature in special session in 1960 2 Any renewed efforts to re- ive the rejected multi-million d:Atar tax shift from slate as- sessed property owners to com- mon properly owners should be met by insistent and vigorous " ... th:trte-eaac, ALLvIVOR?DMiLTMan2 of these districts are i a'9n{, e lk." d. r. akH= outtl leanj:rc g;::l " the same time" , they are 4 AND G the risk and mmms m3unes in er care. yet, at paying far m excess of sate " " hg" u r" t  Note: Cditorni ers ofer  column so you m  about our lat ! wide averages tor sc i s pe "f ......  intendents," Arnold stated.  ,,, ,, "There appears to be no rhyme Business and Professional Directory Quincy Greenville Susanville PLUMAS GENERAL INSURANCE AGENCY Telephone 68 - Leonhardt Bldg. UINCY, CALIFORNIA PROPANE GAS GAS APPLIANCES TANKS FOR SALE OR REHT Magic Chef Gas Ranges 1. Assembly Bill 2674 must be carefully studied to reveal any defects or inequities in its pro- visions and such defects should be removed and inequities cured at the earliest possible moment by proper legislative action. If serious defects or inequities are or reason to these salaries," Sen- ator Arnold said. "Certainly they are not related to the size of the school districts. In a preliminary review we found instances where a school district with only 1,500 1 ADA (average daily attendance) L is paying their superintendent as I much as one with 60,000 ADA. The City of Oakland pays less 1 for a superintendent than does I Fresno which has only half the I enrollment of Oakland. "The Los Angeles superinten- dent with a salary of $34,000 per I scciaticn in Sacramento Friday counter efforts ..... of this week to consider a pro-I 3 Procedures of count- boards Year IS the hlghes! paid in thet . ' / ' Y state, Arnold stated Tnat IS sed 5-point pohcy statement . . " ; P " . ' . ..... of equahzatmn should be re.ex, more than the chief justice of the. a!mea at aemewrg and mam .............. " o, p: ,:,,,eueties ,] 4. counties are urged to pro- cepting the governor. In the an- The statement deals with im .i i"tt the e fft;  fntheo2t:t t}re state^government of lmOere ......... o - -" "- vl a q ' pe ttlan lOO,ot)o lull nme emp y pemennng me provlsl ns oi as- "" n" )re er ma s and e - ..... ..... v stall a 1 [ P p " - only 11 officials are paid as semoty ml zb4 commom i en" t co e with the ever " 7 . ...... "; ...... 2 qu pm [ o p much as $20000 per year. N,lo%'n as lne OOllctge l:Slll pass- " loblems of re ert- " "'" ' " " .......... "  ' d increasing p' . ."  P P Y Arnolo said lhe superintendent eo oy [ne lau Legislature an . i'-ned t); the Governor into valuatmn, lof the Fremont Union Hgh :;Slaw. # 5. The County Supervmors' As-[School District in Santa Clara scciation of California pledges[County is paid tie highest salary Donnenw[rth will ask th( dl "  " " " " "  r " " its continuing cooperation to the I of any high school superinten- rectors to aopt tile IOllowing " o ount As - - State, Assoemh n of C y - dent in the state with a salary policies: :essors in the general field oft improving property tax admini- which county supervisors from j stration throughout California are hon The directors will hold their ored by the state metings at 10 am in the little I theatre of Governor's Hall as Use the Want Ads part of "Supervisors Day at the State Fair"an annual event at .-..,-... .-.... -- I I I III II BACK-HOE AVAILABLE for Digigng Sewer Lines M, D. AYOOB'S DEPARTMENT STORE GREENVILLE Select from Our Line of NEW FALL MERCHANDISE Clothing for the Entire Family ct Serving Plumas, Laden and Sierra Counties DR. M, L. 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