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Boost Beautiful Plumas Count)" CONSUMERS&apos; DIRECTORY FOR PLUMAS COUNTY SHOPPERS WHEN IN RED BLUFF Nationally Known Brands LEVI STRAUSS LEE WORK CLOTHING CROWN HEADLIGHT ARROW PRODUCTS B.V.D. PRODUCTS BIG YANK STAR BRAND SHOES KEN'WOOD BLANKETS CANNON PRODUCTS HUBRITE DRESSES L'AGILON DRESSES BETTY ROSE COATS & SUITS KAYSER LINGERIE AND HOSIERY HOLEPROOF HOSIERY AND MANY MORE , at ZUCKWEILER'S DEPT. STORE Quality Always at competitive pr'ces lIED BLUFF :4 CALIFORNIA Homefurnishings FICKERT'S RED BLUFF :-: CALIFORNIA SINCE 1864 Woody's Radio Shop M. E. WOODARD Repair Service Records 332 Oak St.. Red Bluff, CaP& G. C. Wilkins & Son mAMONDS . WATCHES JEWELRY - REPAIRING 748 Main St. -:- Red Bluff STOCKMEN'S SUPPLIES SILVER BUCKLES BELTS - BITS - SPURS Metherd Saddlery 615 Main St., Red Bluff, CoL Shanahan Motor Co. LTD. DODGE-PLYMOUTH CARS Dodge Job-Rated Trucks 519 Main St. Phone 345 Red Bluff. Calif. The Flower Market HALLIE M. CHILDS Phone 180 - Nite 516-W 340 Oak St., Red Bluff, CaliL q WHEN IN QUII00U KNOTTY PINE Beauty Shoppe Permanent Wave Specialists ALICE AIROLA Ph. 120 - Main St. - OuincF The Gift-Flower Shoppe Gifts - GeeFngs - Records FLOWERS WIRED TO ALL PARTS (*inc7 .:. -:- Calif. ART, M'"RS ELECTRIC AND REFRIGERATION SERVICE Phone 631 - Quincy ; __J Leonhardt General Agency SER\\;NG Phuncm - Lsen - Serrra COUNTIES Insurance Service Industr"al Surveys Fire - Auto - Casualty Workmen's Compsensation Fh 68 . Kng B!dq - Quincy Betty Jean Shop AUTHENTIC STYLEs FOE WOMEN & MISSES Phone 59W Ouincy W. T. Henson SHOE REPAIR ONEIDAY SERVICE Quincy .:. .:. Calif... PENCE'S Hardware & Electric Hm'dwte - Paints APPLIANCES. Phone 18 Ouincy YOUNG'S Union Service RECAPPING PASSENGER CARS LOANER TIRES Phone 438 Oncy_ QUINCY TRACTOR And Implement Co. Expert Machine Shop and Welding Service Phone 441 Quincy Dr. Paul Ingersoll Acute & Chron=: Dsorders YOUR PLUMAS COUNTY CHIROPRACTOR Phone 24 Quincy_ Skillern Chevrolet Cc SALES and SERVICE TIRE RECAPPING Phone 49 Quincy_ WHEN IN SUSANVILLE The Blossom Shop Flowers for all Occasioffs WE WIRE ANYWHERE 814 Man St. -.- Susanville CHRISTIE Furniture Store "Let Us Serve You" F. E. STEWART 903 We<therlow, Susanville WILLIAMS Furniture Store FERYTHING FOR THE HOME 620 Mq,.n St. -:- quqauvlle Long's Shoe Store GLENN HI LONG FOOTWEAR - HOSIERY 614 Main St..:- Suanvlle, WEMPLE'S 704 MAIN ST]EET SuDanvlle California MEN'S GOOD CLOTHE LADS" REDY-TO-V/EAR nap TMK'NrT Lewis Style Comer LADIES' - CHILDREN'S AND INFANTS' WEAR Susemvllle .:- California Susan. Machine Works Engineering Machinists FOR ALL SPECIAL MACHINE WORK 2310 Main SL .'- Susanvllle Sierra Jewelry "The Store on the Corner" DIAMONDS - WATCHES JEWELRY E NCAVING Man and Gay. Suscmville Thomhill's !ewelry "GIFTS THAT LAST" Diamonds - Watches Jewelry Encaving 612 Mn St. Susenville Eastman's Studio Equipment and Supplies "EVERYTHING PHOTOGRAPHIC" 916 Ma'n St. Susanville Bm;gain Center W':KLY NEWS ANALYSIS GOP Brandishes Payroll Axe; Move to Regulate LaBor Unions; Marshall Steps Into No. 2 Spot Releasea lay Western NewsDaDel Untot DITOR'S NOTE: When opinions are expressed |n these columns, they are those of Western NewsvaPer Union's news analysts and not necessarily of this newspaper.I With money comparatively plentiful and goods scarce, the back door black market thrives in Italy. With head eovered to hide identity, il- legal operator weighs spa- ghetti straws on hand scale. Open-mouthed child stands by, holding can of scarce milk. CONGRESS : Sharpen Payroll Axe Economy - minded GOP house members, axe in hand, were eying the big federal payroll in their an- nounced drive to scale U. S. ex- penditures 12 billion dollars below the 1946 budget of 41 billion dollars. Declaring that there is hardly a government department that does not have twice as many employees as needed, Representative Taber tRep., N. Y.), chairman of the house appropriations committee, as- serted that 1,0O0,0O0 workers could be chopped off the payroll of 2,300,- 000 without seriously impairing services. Not more than 500,000 em- ployees in all are needed, Taber said. "We are going to cut down govern- ment expenditures to a point where the budget can be balanced, a payr merit made on the national debt, and we will still have room to re- duce taxes." Taber snorted. Labor Re/orms Sen. Joe Ball (Rep., Minn.) and Rep. George Case tRep., S. DA pushed labor reform in early ses- sions of the 8Oth congress, Ball proposing sweeping measures for corrective legislation. First, Bail called for prohibition of secondary boycotts and making labor organizations liable for violat- ing contracts. Then, he introduced legislation to ban all union and closed shop agreements and maintenance of membership contracts. Finally, BaII proposed to decen- tralize collective bargaining to pre- vent the tieup of an entire industry through general negotiations. The new Cage bill introduced in the house permits issuance of in- junctions to prevent strikes impair- ing the public welfare; forbids un- ions to coerce employees, 'seize prop- erty in disputes, withdraw essential maintenance workers, or order walk- outs with majority approval of mem- bers; and makes union liable for damages resulting from breach of contract. The bill also grants the states authority to ban the closed shop. ITALY: Seeks Aid Leaving a hungry and discon- tented populace behind him, Pre. mier Alcide de Gasperi hurried to Washington, D. C., to seek substan- tial financial assistance from the U. S. to prevent political and eco- nomic chaos in Italy. Neg,th.tions centered around a billion dollar loan first discussed between Italian and U. S. officials at the time of the Paris peace con- ference. Italy would not be permit- ted to apply the proceeds against its reparations bill of $360,000,000 but would use the funds for food, raw material and industrial equip- ment. A substantial loan would help Italy rebuild its once lucrative tour- ist trade. Italy's "biggest industry" before the war, the trade is severe- ly crippled because of the destruc- tion of hotels and their requisition- ing for housing, lack of transport and an unfavorable exchange rate. BRITAIN: Land Control Proceeding along the path of in. creasing control of property to as- sure its widest possible use for pub- lie benefit, the Labor government of Britain moved to regulate the sale and use of real estate. Under the town#and country plan: ning bill introduced in parliament and headed for passage despite con- servative opposition, the govern. merit would compel the sale of un. developed but prospectively valuable real estate at existing prices. Only in cases of hardship would prices above the prevailing market value be paid. In addition, the government would control the use or reconversion o! property to prevent industrial blight, preserve the countryside around tit. ies and provide recreation grounds, and allow room "for breathing" in overcrowded areas. The govern- ment also would regulate the post- ing of billboards. STATE DEPARTMENT: Happy Day "There are two happy days a man has in public life," former Sec- retary Byrnes told British Ambas- sador Kerr. "Tilere is the day a rnan is elected to office. Then there is the day he quits." January 7, 1947, therefore was a happy day far,he dapper little South Carolinian when he stepped down from his high post in the Truman adminis- tration. It was a happy day, too under the Byrnes' standard--for Gen- eral of the Army Marshall who was named to succeed him. But as Byrnes implied, Mar- :ii![[ [i[![ii :: ![i?':;:[: Byrnes shaH's cheer was destined to be short-lived as he took over direc. tion of the nation's international af- fairs. Byrnes had a tough time tus- sling with the Russians over com. pletion of peace treaties for the axis satellites and Marshall faced the even tougher job of framing pacts for Germany and Austria. Although friendly with Russian leaders. Marshall is no admirer of Communism or , Communist tactics. :i Just before being named to o00co. he blasted Chinese  Reds for risking the :'welfare of their : cntry to obtain L power and re. i sorting to untruths ; to tar the V. S. Some observers Mrshali also read in Mar- shall's appointmen! an effort by President Truman to build the general up as his sucges. sor in 1948. Should Marshall make a name for himself in the state de- partment, his work there plus his prestige as the No. 1 military chibl in World War II would give the Dem. ocrata a strong candidate to efft dissatisfaction with the Truman re- gime in the reconversion perisd. Furniture WE BUY l WE SELL WE TRADE 9-217 Mcn Susanvillo Carl's ShoeStore ROBLEE AIRSTEP BUSTER BROWN SHOES Also Shoe Repairing 912 Gay St. Susanvtllo ,I Call for Funds to Aid Polio Epidemic Victims Fighting the ravaging polio epi- demic of 1946, the National Founda- tion for Infantile Paralysis has spent 10,575,000 for medical and hospital care of patients, Basil O'Connor, foundation president, declared. "That sum is only the first cost of the most devastating epidemic in foundation history'," he said. "With the number of cases above the 25,000 mark and foundation funds at a low ebb, a minimum of $24,000,000 must be raised In the 1947 March of Dimes drive so that the unified attack against the disease can continue." Average cost of each case of in- fantile paralysis is $1,200. On this basis the 25 states badly hit by the epidemic face the stupendous cost Of $26,400,000 chargeable to the 1946 epidemic alone, national headquar. ters estimated. Use Odds and Ends For Colorful Afghan e WONDERFUL to use way bright bits of wool to best advantage. Afghans are so color- ful, so cheery and gay . . . to make as well as to see! $ * * Six crocheted triangles Join to form a hexagon. You can combine wools of dif- ferent weights in this afghan. Pattern 7323 has directmns for afghan. Due to an unusually large demand and ;urrent conditions, slightly more time is required in filling orders for a few of the most popular patterns. Send your order to: Sewing Circle Neeflleeraft Dept. Box 3217 San Francisco 6. Ca/If. Enclose 20 cents for Pattern. No Name Address Thursday, January 23, END CONSTIPAT THIS NATURAL Millions Now Take Fresh Fruit Drink of Harsh Laxativea!: It's lemon and water. Yes - juice of 1 Sunkist Lemon in a water-first thing on arising. Taken first thing in the action in a natural wa' people of prompt, Why not change to this habit? Lemon and water is you, Lemons are the sources of vitamin C, fatigue, helps you resist They alkalinize, aid digestion. Lemon and water flesh tang, too- clears the wakes you up! Try this grand wake-up mornings. See if it doesn't Use California Sunkist .take  Scott's system, bu ld stamina, resistance when out" lacks the natural A&D and the oils you need. doctors 'cotmed Scott's. Buy )l'Sl mt, ed free folder,.L.: YOU start right when required amount of Clobber Girl your flour... You are sure the right rise in your mixing followed by that flnol rise to and fluffy flavor in the oven That's the story of Clabbef balanced double action. . G0od Picturesque Finland is called "Land of the Thousand Lakes" l]xperts say that Wieland'S has "evTthing it take ' It's sparkling, dear.. perfect beer; PACIFIC BREWING & MArrING CO SA