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Vol. 20--No.35 Greenville, Plumas County, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 16, 1950 CHRISTMAS SE;t00L DRIVE STARTS HF, EF IREffE FENCH CHt00RY, AN Mrs. Irene Finch of Greenville has been named chairman of the Tuberculosis Association&apos;s Christ- mas Seal Drive this year. it is announced by Mrs. C. A. King of Quincy, association president. The drive wil get underway on Monday, Nov. 20 and will con- tinue through Christmas Day, it was stated. Pictures in behalf of the fund will be exhibited at the theatre, and more than 3500 per- sons will receive stamps through the mail. Mrs. Finch said. Marguerite Lasswell of Quincy is county chairman of the activity this year. MRS. A. M. BORDEN FUNERAL SERVICES HELD WEDNESDAY Funeral services were held yes- terday morning at the Manes Chapel in Greenville for Mrs..Alice Maria Borden of Gennessee. who passed away Monday at the West- wood Hospital following a short illness. Mrs. Borden was born in Stock- ton in 1872, making her 78 years of age at the time of her de- mise. She had made her home on the ranch at Gennessee since 1900. Survivors include her husband, Fred Borden; a brother, Frank Borden; a brother, Frank Watrous and a sister Mrs. Emma Wood- hull f Stockton; and a nephew and niece, George F. Watrous and Mrs. Crystal Uldall of Sacramento. Remains wre transferred by the Manes Funeral Home to Stockton, where final rites and interment will be held. ,q 4:H A0000ALPROGP00 AT VlI000N SUNDAY IS WEll, ATTENDED By ALTON YOUNG The annual 4-H Club Achieve- ment Program. held at Vintn last Sunday was attended by over 200 4-H Club members, parents and friends. The program featured a Tractor Maintenance demonstrat- oin under the direction of Howard Knobel Vinton 4-H leader, with George Hood, Raymond Davis, Douglas Jby and Gerald Knobel participating, Mrs. Cecilia Chamberlain of the Indian Valley Bank at Greenville represented the California Bankers Association in presenting pins to the individual members. The var- ious granges were represented by Rudolph Mamelli, Master of the Sierra Valley Grange and Mr. Paul Stewart, Master of the Plumas- Sierra Pomona Grange. First year .members receive their green caps as a present from Granges. The Sierra Valley Grange, Indian Val- ley Grange and Feather River Grange participated in this presen- tation. Club president reports on achie- vements f the various clubs were given by Raymond Davies, presi- dent of the Sierra Valley Club, Margaret Young, president of the Feather ttver Club, Jack Holt, president of the Indian Valley Club and Helen Wiley, president of the Sierra County Club. Fred Guidici, vice-president of .the Plumas-Sierra cattlemena As- sociation, announced a donation of $60 to be dviided between the four clubs. Mr. D. T. Batchelder, Regional Director of the Agricultural Ex- tension Service of the University of California presented the medals ,to county winners in the National 4-H Contests as follows: Canning, Roberta Knobel ,of Vinton; Boys Achievement, Lawrence Davies of Vinton; Girls Achievement, Doro- thy Jeakey of Quincy; Home Im- provement, (}aye Gray of Quincy; Girls Records, Gays Gray; Meat Animal, Lee Ramelli, Quincy; Clothing, Kathryn Ferguson, Quin- cy; Girls Leadership, Margaret Young, Quincy; Boys Leadership, LOCAL STOCKMEN WIN HONORS AT GRAND NATIONAL The Sixth Annual Grand Na- tiortal Livestock Extmsition, Horse :;ow and Rodeo broke all records during its spectacular 1950 run. t was announced today by Porter Sesnon. President of the Cow Pal- ace classic More than 136,000 people jam- med the 14 performances of the Grand National Arena Show to set a new attendance record for the exposition. Three Plumas County exhibitors were represented among the win- ners in the nation's third largest livestock show. The final tally showed that a total f 1222 breeding and fat beef animals. 71 head of dual purpose cattle. 462 dairy animals, 681 swine and 541 sheep entered the judging rings during the ten day show. Local winner at the Grand Na- tional are as follows: H. S. Seer, Taylorsville, Califor- nia won the following awards in the Beef Cattle Division: Best pen of three Hereford yearling heifers calved between Sept 1. 1948 and August 31. 1949. Ray C. Carmichael, Portals. Cal- ifornia won the following awards in the Beef Cattle Division: Best carload feeder calves weighing 450-650 lbs. LArthur and Emma Peter, Tay- lorsville. California won the fat- lowing award in the Beef Cattle Division: Best carload 20 feeder yearlings steers weighing 650-850 9 EARLY MORNING FIRE ,= 00ESTROYS PUI00HOUSE Pumphouse and contents on the C. C. North. property west of Greenville was reported to be a complete loss following a fire which broke out there at about five o'clock Tuesday morning. A fire call was dispatched to the forest service headquarters, who relayed the mesage to Chiefs Cy-and Joe  and Leonard Beltz nod Jack Moore joined the Greenville men in a dash out to put out the blaze. The fire was believed to have been caused by a short in the pump mor wiring. It was stated that the motor was not destroyed by the flames. Luis Sabala, Greenville; Poultry, Jack H,lt, Greenville; Garden, Doris Gray, Quincy, Tractor Main- tenance, Donald Beskeen, Quincy; and .Dress Ravue winners, Doris Gray, Quincy; Roseann Madlgan, Greenville; Helen Wiley, Loy alton; Dorothy Jeskey and Margaret Young, Quincy. Mr. Batchelder also lresented Margaret Young witl the annual All-Star award, wilach includes a trip to the annual All- Star Conference at Berkerely. The Flag Salute was led by Lula Sabala of Greenville and the 4-H Pledge was led by Louis Davies ,of Vinton. Alton Young, Farm Ad- visor, acted as Master of Cere- monies, Arrangements for the din- ner were under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. James Davies and Mr. Howard Knoble of Vlnton and the various parents and members of the Home Economics Club of the Sierra Valley Grange. The hall was furnished through the courtesy of the Sierra Valley Grange. Members receiving awards were as follows: Indian Valley Club-- Janice Camp, Mary BidwelL Lynne Madigan, Roseann Madigan, .Joe Madigan, Marcus. McPeen, Lllis Sabala, Frances Sabala, Bert Holt, Jack ,Holt, Laverne Gates, Bar- bara Johnson, June LeRoy, Jack Ransen, Dolores Ransen, George Wheeler, James Wheeler, Vivian Wiley, Wilma Wiley, Donald Car- roll, Dickie Fuller, Sonny Soroli, Sheryl Sorsoli, Katy Slapnisk, Joan Neuman, Margaret Nevnis, Mary Fuller, Darline Williams, Delores Wherry. Leaders of this club are Arlen Taresh., Mrs. Herbert Holt, Mrs. Helen Riles and Mrs. Bessie Garcia. The Indian Valley 4-H Club was also honored in recognition of hav- ing attained a 100% score for its Gold Charter Seal, which is con- sidered a rare feat tor a group with a membership of only 30. 00REEWJItLE INDIANS WIN V00NST, LAST. BETWEEN SEASON By JACK HOLT The Greenville Indians won their last football game of the season to defeat the Tigers !9-13. In the first quarter the Indians started roling with a five-yard pass from Bert Holt to Ronnie Logan who then ran 65 yards for a touchdown. Frankine then kicking the ball for the conver- sion. In the second quarter the Tigers made their first touchdown but failed to convert. Then as the score was not big enough, with good blocking Don Thurman went over for the Indians' second touch- down which made the score 13-6. At the half. In the third quarter the Tigers came back and made an, Jther touchdown and then made the con- version, bringing the score 13-13. So, as the Indians didn't like the looks of the tie, Don C0mstock made a line plunge at the l-foot line of the Tigers, with Delmar Scott playing at center, and the rest ,of the Indian line made a path for him to go over for the touchdown which made the final score 13-19. The Seniors that were out for football and showed up well in their last game were Delmar Scott at center, Bruce Fisher at right tack- le, Elmer Lewis at end. and Harold Myers at quarterback. All )f the players did well all through the season, however, Bert Holt and Don Comstock did spectacular playing. As the result of this game the football players will have a turkOy dinner. SAMMY Kll0000;O0N WFJ) 70 RAE ME61100l00 ATP000 In an impressive ceremony con- dueled at the Unity Church in Reno on Sunday, November 12, Miss Rae Meginness became the bride of Mr. Sam Kingdon Jr., the nuptial knot being tied by the Rev. R,bert Caswell. The bride was attired in a navy blue suit with navy accessories, and carried a bouquet of American Beauty roses. Wilma Underwood served as matron of honor and was gowned in grey, carrying a bouquet of carnations and roses. Leon Steen was best man to the groom. Organ selections were "Be- cause," "I Love You Truly" "and "Wedding Prayer." The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Martha Kimball of Paradise, Nevada, and a graduate of the local schools. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. S. H. King- d,n of Crescent Mills, and is en- gaged in the logging business with W, R. Larison. Guests in attendance were Mary Stevens, Sencie .Knoll, 'Elmer Lewis, Robert Meginness, Nadine Brown, Jane Steen, Mrs. Mae aids of luincy, Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Elngdon, Loren and Bill Kingdon, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Kampschrmdt of Oakland. FOllowing a short honeymoon the newlyweds will make their home in Crescent Mills. Preceding the wedding a lovely turkey dinner was given at the home of Mrs. Sarah aids, grand- mot, her of the bride, for all the wedding guest from this vicinity, and also for Mr. and Mrs. Kamp- schmidt, Mrs. Mac Olds and child- ren; Mrs. M. Kimball and daughter Jane. BAR AGAIN NAMED TO HEAD COUNTY DRIVE Appointment of-R. A. Bar of Quincy to lead the 1951 March of Dimes Campaign in Plumas Coun- ty was announced today by L. M. Giannini, California March of Dimes Chairman. In announcing the appointment of R. A. Br Giannini said Calif- ornia is now faced with one of greatest infantile paralysis patient loads in our history. There have been over 1,989 new cases PRE-THANKSGIVING SATURDAY, NOV. 18 ID $1.50 per couple -- Supper at Midniqht tUINCY, CA,:F. l0V i 7 9110 Above are shown the members of the Greenville Indians 1950 football team, which succeeded during the season in defeating the Wes%voad, Portals and Los Molinos. Shown left to right, front row, are: Elmer Lewis. Bruce Fisher, Jessie Bush, Delmer Scott, Pat Bright, Bob Meginness, Harold Cooper; Second caw: Bill Maser (assistant coach), Loren  artholf, Bill Wattenburg, Geo. Coats, Joe Madigan, Glenn Swindlehurst. Jim Myers, Bob Carney, Wesley McXeen, Earl Racker, Coach Stanley Timone; Back row: Harold Myers, Everett Sanders. Frank Rusk, Don Comstock, Bert Holt. Don Thurman, Ronnie Logan, Jim Van Rank. Jim Sto:kton, Red Sheton and LeRoy Kidder. QUAIL AND PHEASANTS TO BE FAIR GAME STARTING SATURDAY Upland game hunters--a quarter of a million strong-may take to tl field at 8 a. m., Saturday, November 18, as ,pheasants, bush and cottontail rabbits, tree squir- rels. and quail become legal tar- gets in most sections ,of California. During the 10-day open phea- sant hunting season, shooting hours for all upland game begin at 8 a. m.. and end at sunset. From November 28 to December 31. shooting hours are between one-half h,ur before sunrise and one-half hour after sunset. Bag limits are 10 male phea- sants a season, but not more than two a day; eight quail: four bush and cottontail' rabbits; and two tree squirrels a day. There is no limit on jack rabbits. Quail hunting ends November 27 in pcrti,3ns of Orange, River- side, and San Bernardino coun- ties; Defember 15 in northern Cal- ifornia district 1; and December 31 in the balance of the State. ex- cept southern districts 4 and 22, where there is no open season. A 1950 hunting license ,s re- quired for all upland game hunt- ing. Pheasan hunters must affix to tag to the leg of each bird taken? gOT.00MNS' PROGRAM FILLE!) IN BY S$1TH AFTN TWO CANCEL OUT Ray Smith turned out to be the m'incipal .speaker at the Rotary Club luncheJn yesterday, when he orovided an eloquent and flattering account of the Greenville contri- bution to the recent Boy .Scout fund campaign. The Quincy fact- ion, of which some ten members were in attendance, had not done so credita@ly, he stated. President Carl Furrer took occasion to com- mend local chairman Start Nagler, and all others who helped, for the highly successful campaign here. Visiting Rotations included W. H. Edwards of Susanville, Ray Smith, Jake Stephen, Art Baty, Don Alexander, Grant Youngs, Jim Jatterson, Wade Rower, W. A. Peterson, Stanley Young and Frank Gaspar. Jod Sonzogni was chairman for the day and provided a program of moving 0tctures which he said he managed to secure after hav- ing two cancellations of promised speakers. The next meeting will be an evening program, with ,Arthur Sor- soli serving as chairman. q00N00SENTED AT OUINCY 00MATE!,IR SHOW Several carloads ,of people from this area helped to make up the audience at the Quincy Amatuer Show, sponsored by the IAons Club there, eu Tuesday al Wed- nesday nigh. Among the contestants from here were Barbara Baxter, Wilton Wiley, Elmer Lewis, Guida Vail, Joan Neuman, Kay Youngman, and Patricia Little. Those attending on Tuesday night were Lois Wiley, Inga and Mary Lindstrom, Iuise McIntyre, Margaret .Ellis, ,Nadine Bartholf, Ruby Stockton, Bob and Jimmy Stockton, Thelma Johnson, Cecilia Chamberlain, Gladys Neuman; Messrs. and Mesdames Mack Scruggs, Bill Baxter, George Burton, Whitney Little and Robert Brecke. The final winners, chosen at the Wednesday night show, were: Group 1--Diana Maxwell, Gra- ALM00OR THETA RHO WElL REPRES00TED AT NSTRICT MEE, Twenty-five Almanor Theta Rho girls were present at Chico Sun- day afternoon, when they attend- ed the district convention of the Order there. Ten clubs from two districts were represented by some 130 Theta Rho members and about 40 advisors representing the Re- bekah Order. President Roberta Tidwell'bf the Rebekah Assembly of California presided throughout the sesion, and favored the girls with a talk on the advantage of membership in the junior order. Attending from Greenville were Jania, Norma Bridg- man, Joyce Camp, Peggy Mullen. Marlene Farrester. Wilma Wiley, Vivian Wiley, June Spellmeyer, Mollie Scott, Mary Alice Bidwell, Dorothy Mullen, Roberts Giesick, Shirley Giesick. J, Jan Neuman. Charlene Edmonson, Margaret Necker, Joanna Larkey, Mary I<aye Fuller, Donaidene Cameron, Kay Youngrnan, Mary Lou Van- Fleet, Shirley Lynn Standart, Shirley Vick, Justine Deal, and Donna Honh. The advisors attending from Greenville were Lois Wiley, Adair Strains, and Edna Kunzler ]N"00TON "CSGERS" PLAY BASKETBALL 00MPIONS SAT00DAY By "PAT GRENKE" This Saturday, November 18, Burton Motors' basketball team will play last year's Nevada state champions, the Capucei Weavers ,Jf Fallon Nevada. The Burton team, new this year, is captained by Jim Hamblin and managed by Ed Spellmeyer. After nracticin for a month and win- ning every practice game, they are really displaying lots of speed and polished plays, both on offense and defense. The squad consists of Dick Cameron, Bryce Bogus, Jim Hamblin, Ken Rilea. Richard Nye, Bill Cooper. D. Diffen and Dave Strong. The game Saturday will be played at the local high school gym at 7:30. , Not too long ago, the Russian newspaper Tass put in a rush. or- der for the American published book, "A Rocket In My Pocket." Imagine t4eir surprise: No secret weapons, no rockets, no guided missilesJust a simple children's, book of sidewalk rhymes cnd: ver- ses. Latest flash from the North Pole urges early Christmas shopping. Goods are plentiful now, b ut Santa's (Washington says) going to have a hard time meeting de- mand. One thing about Uncle Sam, statisticians report he has gotten himself further into debt than all of us and our businesses and cor- porations put together. Uncle wes 256 billion all by himself andthe total debt of private firms and in, dividuals is at a mere 206 billion dollars. eagle; John Nelson Guess, Chester; Patricia Little, Canyon Dam. Group 2--Mary Jane Phillips, PJrtola; John Caughman, West- wood; Maxine Maxwell, Graeagie. Group 3--Mrs. Vincent Amodei, Loyalton; Mrs. Jessie Guess; Ches- ter; Irma Boyd, Quincy. Joye Burton, Robert Johnson and Bill Baxter assisted with musical acompainments for the various numbers. ,cratu res H ig h Low .ovember 9 ....................... 46 28 10 ...................... 46 19 11 ....................... 56 20 12 ...................... 51 30 13 ...................... 43 36 14 ...................... 39 30 15 ...................... 40 80 16 ....................... 30 Rainfall since July 1st  12.40 in. Same last year ...................... 4.70 in. Rainfall this storm .............. 2.71 in. Average for season ............ 38.00 in. HEAVY SNOW AT CHESTER Power. and light transmission lines and telephone communica- tions were cut off in the Chester area Iast night following a 10-inch fall of wet snow. Extensive dam- age was done )y the early snow- fall, it was reported. JOSE C. KAITNER DIES AT COUNTY HOSPITAL FRIDAY Word has just been received of the death last Friday, Nov. 10, of Joseph C. (Chuck) Kaitner, at the County hospital in Quincy. Kaitner w@s a resident of Tay- Iorsville and Genesee fr about six years, and has for the last two years been under treatment for a brain tumor. He was an employee of Genesee Lumber Co. Only known survivor is Mrs. Betty Kaitner, wife of the 53- year-old deceased man. Remains were shipped to San Francisco final rites will be held, BIRTHS On Monday, November 13, at the Batson Hospital, a daughter, Linda, to Mr. and Mrs. Leland Washoe. Weight 5 lbs. 13 ounces. RECORD TO BE OUT EARLY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 In Order to enjoy a holiday on Thuday, next. Thanksgiving Day, The Record will be mailed a day ahead of schedule--acts of God or man permittingand we take:this ooasion to ask our correspondents and all others concerned to turn in news and ad copy a day ahead ef time.., we cannot accept copy later than 5 p,m. Tuesday, November 21, C#oLENDAR OF EVENTS Lutheran Church Services are held the second and fourth Sunday of each month at the Assembty of God Church, Greenville, 2:30 p.m, Friday, Nov. 17, 9-11 a. m. Well.Baby Clinic will be held at the High School gymnasium building, FRIDAY, Nov. 17, 9-12 a. m. Pre-echooi child health onferenoe at new elementary school building. Saturday,  Nov. l--Thanksgiv- ing Dance at Taylorsvllle Grange Hall. Music by the Gresapyan=, Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a,m. Eastern Star Cake Sale at W. F. Morris & Sons Store, TUesday, Nov. 21, 7:00 p. m. Plumas Chapter, Western Mining Council, will meet at the Feather Rivet' Grange Hall at Quincy. Saturday, Nov. 25, 8 p. m.Pub- lic Card Piety sponsored by Odd- fells L)dge at Greenville Mson- le Hii4h Saturday, Nov. 25  Dance at I. V. ,;range Hall, Taylorsvllle, sponsoled by I, V. 4-H Club. Pub- lic inv|ted. Sundly, Ntov. 26---20-30 Club Turkey hoot. Open to the public. Friday, Dec. 1  P.T.A. Carnival at Greenyille Town Hall. Benefit of elementary school program. AT THE TAYLORSVILLE GRANGE HALL BYl. V. GRANGE MUSIC BY THE GREENVILLE GRESAPYANS