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• r ! ]? 4 €- c2,-* ." ,, 2  1950 f County Library .. m ..... w Plumes County, California CHESTER, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1950 Sinqle Copies - - lOc Six Months - - $1.50 [ One Year - - $2.50 Champ in Featherl ww .igh to Open Sept. 5, Portolcl 2ndl Registrati°n Starts Sept. 2 i Westwood I-Iiqh school and Elementary school are sched- uled to open Sept. 5, Superintendent Ray Haskell mmounceL the champion of the Feather River Baseball leaque. ( this week. Phmas Over Top 00hoo, With 13o d Q 00ooo 00aoe 00p,o ,n n uota preparation for the fall semester. [ Considerable painting has been J done inside. I Prior to school opening, the / entire teaching staff of the dis- down decisively, 7 to 2, before the big bats of club last Sunday at Chester. Portola from winning the biq three-foot- cup and banner three years straight to retain and moved the handsome victor's prizes, the to Chester for the coming year. The trophy was admired by the crowd at the D.N. Rogers, county chairman ball park Sunday, when it was of the U. S. Savings Bonds pro- displayed on a table. It is now on gram for Plumas county, today Chester ,o the Chester Club, and announced that sales of Series will probably be rotated among "E" Savings Bonds during the business houses which assisted Independence Savings Bond Drive Islet the team. had surpassed the $30,600 quota This coming Sunday at Ches- assigned to the county. opened for the ter, Greenville and Chester will, "We're over the top, n JKL, ewer system and clash in a post-season round- '*with total bond  l,- at a meeting of robin playoff. 'the first and third 662, or 100.2 lr cent of out of the saul- phtee teaus, Chester and Green- quota." .y night at ville, will vie at Chester  Al147northernCalifarniacoun. second anti fourth teams, po# ties topped their quota during et with its after, loin and Quincy Red Sex, will the recently eonpleted Independ. }lso  of San Mateo,[ play there this Sunday. ence Drive, the chairman an- Horton Whipple oil The W'o winners of this series nounc, Total Series "E" Say. e followlng day will..thert play; if Chester 1, tugs hd' in northern Cali 0 study the bids. the final post-season game be- fornia of $19,172,893 Were record- ted to be selected t tween the local team and the ed against a quota of $18,900,000, UPon decisions on winner of the Portola - Quincy representing 101.4 per cent of the ganie will be in Chester, as al- goal established by the U. S. was consider- ready decided by a coin flipped. Treasury Department. in the bids, at These post.season games will not The county quota which lagged no higher than an- atier C h e s t e r's championship during the early part of the drive :the bid is expected league title, no matter their out- took a strong up-swing during y, which come. the final two weeks, putting the construction. Chester's big inning in the de- county over the top. of interested cisive game last Sunday was the The all-out cooperation of bust- the bid opening, third when they tallied with six hess firms, chambers of corn- runs. Brown's triple in that in- merce, labor organizations and board, A. Greenman, ning, scoring two runs, was the other public-spirited groups was A. B. Irwin, highlight. Credited for the final success of George Shel- Chester scored its other run in the campaign by the county the second inning, chairman. He said: Other lhan the big third inning "Exceeding this bond quota it was a tight ball game with is another example of what g hree up and three down the gen- can be done by the real Amerl. eral rule. Lohbeck's double in can spirit of voluntary cooper, tes the first inning turned out to be ation when all groups unite unproductive in scoring, and, with a single patriotic put. witi Brown's smash in the third, pose." were the only extra-base blow ect of the contest. the Chester Park The poor pitching of Portola's 00t00ancer Drive to was held Green was a main difficulty; Red justice hall. Bruner's steady, skilled twirling for build-forChesterwastheotherobstacle End Final Help - for a pump house Portola couldn't cope with. Bru- for constructing her sleadlly sizzled his fast ball and installing across, mixed with strategic Asked for Success] curves, for a beautiful lob on the that Everett mound. He scored nine strikeouts° agreed to drive a Green lasted for two innings A final push to put over the[ if pipe is fur- and two outs in the thkrd inning cancer fund drivd in the Chester-[ is drawing or Portola; he had walked one Westwood area was urged by the[ the pump and hit another Chester man. chairman, Leo Costeilo of Ches- buiiding Nally, who hurled the remainder, ter : the park of the game for Portola, did a] The drive winds up next Men- as a community good job, and managed to give day, which is the reason every- up only four hits and two runs one who has not contributed is asked to do so immediately. Con- of the Lions club, during the rest of the contest. He] tribution cans are in business park committee, struck out three. Registration for grades 7 to 12 will be the preceding Saturday, SepL, at the high school. Definite times for various classes will be announced later. meeting. Other were Mrs. Fern Jim Garrett of of commerce, Bob firemen and Ever of the American chairman g coun- secretary of attended the Probably the largest crowd ever to gather for a ball game in Chester, an estimated 600, cheered the local team to victory: There were only two errors for each team during the ball game. Chester scored nine hit to Por- inlays seven. 'the Cheter team held a party following the game in celebra- tkn. The team is being further ( Continued on back page) houses, or they may be sent to Costello in Chester. The Chester Lions club and the Westwood 20-30 and Rotary clubs are jointly sponsoring the drive. The money is used for research on dreaded cancer and ways to combat its deadly killing. Be- cause of the high mortality rate of people suffering from cancer, the great importance of suppol. ing the drive is obvious. trict will participate in a two- day workshop Aug. 30 and 31 on developing an adequate school health program. Several con- sultants from the state depart- ment of health and state bureau !of special education will par- i ticipate in the session. It will be held at the high school from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Parents of students are urgea to attend md participate in the discussion. HaskeL[ emphasized that the workshop IS lqld to be i.a communtty r project; with par- ents participating. Enrollment in both the high school and elementary school is expected to be about the same as last year, although more high school students are expected from Chester. ,Chester high school stu- dents are expecte4 to attend the West-wood High all this coming year, with top two grades in the Chester elementary school pos- sibly moving to the new high school building in Chester if it is completed in time next year. Verne Crane, new principal of the Westwood elementary school, arrived this week in Westwood from Beaumont wtn Mrs. Crane and their family of thre chil- dren. Contract for asphalt tile on the floor of the new Westwood ele- mentary school building was let time that I)ehvood street is oiled. Registration time for studems in Westwood schools will he Sat- urday, Sept. 2, it was announced today. Registration at Westwood Jr.-Sr. High school for students in sev- enth, eighth and ninth grades will be in the morning from 9 to 11:30 a.m. RegiStration for grades 10, 11 and 12 will be in the after- noon from 1 to 4 p.m. Hospital Board Members Meeting With Officials Answers to the new hospital problem at Chester were to be studied by several members of the board of the Seneca hospital district in San Francisco Thurs- day this week. Dr. R. A. Greenman, George Gerbing and Waller Reed were to fly to San Francisco to confer with state and federal officials• Harold Rogers piloted them in his new Stinson plane. The local directors were to meet with officials of the bureau of hospitals of the California state department of health and the U. S. Public health service. They are trying to resolve the dilemma of a $30,000 shortage in funds available from the lowest bid. Tuesday by the board of trus- to L o 0000ooer ! 200 000 Feet mento, low bidders. Tiling is ex.  petted to be done by the open- ing of school. But delay in construction of corridors, caused by inability of the contractor, Taylor and Rob- erm, re secure* tim secified rein- forcing steel, will prevent all rooms in he new building from being occupied immediately. Present plans are for three 2rid grade classes and one 1st grade mass to occupy classrooms in the new building adjacent to the main corridor. i, ifth and 6lh grade classes w.!l be moved from upstairs in the old building to the down- stuns. Third grade clases will be housed upstairs i the old build- ing. uatil the ,,w corridors are completed on e new building• The 4th grade will continue ia the old4th C,,de building, until. it can move into the new build. ing. . The county has agreed to assist! the school district by oiling the I baseball field at the grammar[ school building, at the same Logs Being Decked A Week by FGS Co. Logs are being decked at the rate of about 1,200,000 feet week at the Fruit Growers Sup- ply co. Westwood operation, witlt about 2,400,000 already stacked. About 15,000,000 feet are in tli pond so far. Goal is to deck a total of about: 20,000,000 feet and fill the pen& with another 20,000,000 feet, for" a total of 40,000,000 feet by the end of November, according t Manager C. H. Vincent. Because of considerable logs being decked, more are bein taken out of the pond for the mill than are going into the pond at the moment. About 550,000 feet a day are being sawed and about 450,000 being replaced in the. pond. Later, more will be added in the pond, until it reaches the 20,000,000 quota.