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..This Swim Fund indicator was put up Tuesday by at Heart Federal Savings and Loan in Burney. for the sign were donated" by Intermountain it was built by Dave Greenacre, and painted by Rick art students. A special thanks to Heart Federal for Ithe Swimming Pool Committee to erect the sign on their IM News photo by Arlene Bartram. 1977 .......... ot Ihe '" Servie $i Valley - Tall iver Valley and h urney an  ..... CALIFORNIA NEWSPAIR PUBLIIERS ASSOCIATION VOL. XXI NO. 48 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1978 20 PAGES 2 SECTIONS BURNEY, CALIFORNIA 20 CENTS PER COPY I I " Eus twood b u ys ranch CASSEL -The Rising River Ranch, who sources say represented pressed his interest in acquiring mination to own the property result- part of the estate of the late Bing Eastwood in the transaction, property here. Later upon learning ing in the purchase. Crosby, was reportedly sold to Clint Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Meyer, that the ranch was available through Future use of the property is ex- Eastwood for the purchase price of brother-in-law and sister-in-law of the death of Mr. Crosby, Eastwond, pected to be as in the past--a private $1,900,000 the late Mr. Crosby, have managed we are told, expressed his deter- recreation facility. The 1,067.5 acre ranch located near the ranch for the past several years. Cassel, 12 miles east of Burney, to- The terms of the sale indicate they gether with all buildings and equip- are to receive 2% percent of the net ment sold at auction in the Redwood proceeds received by the estate from City Courthouse on November 22 to the sale of the ranch. Roy D. Kaufman, the highest bidder, Eastwood visited the area and ex- Appointments announCed the event permanent assignment changes are desired, vacancy announcements will be posted and all interested persons will be considered for the vacancies. FALL RIVER MILLS - As a result of Fall River Elementery School Principal, Roger Condom leaving to accept a new position in Williams, the Fall River Joint Unified School District has announced interim and terhporary administrative school assignment changes. Bryce Dethlefs has been assigned as the acting elementary principal for the Fall River Elementary School. Dethlefs has been serving as the school principal-teacher for Tamarack Con- tinuation High School. Dale Thorsted, director of Indian Education and Special Projects, will assume the Tamarack High Continuation School principal-teacher position. The inter- im assignments will require that the entire existing administrative staff assume temporary additional work- loads in the areas of Indian Education and Special Project writing. District Superintendent, Ralph Villani, stated, "These temporary and acting assignments were deerned necessary because the district is facing an unknown financial situation for the coming year. Furthermore. the district is studying total administrative organization. This temporary arrangement will afford the district time to re-evaluate all administrative assignments." It was emphasized, by the district, that these changes are temporary. In Linton will speak to chamber BURNEY - Peter Linton, a consult- ant for American Resources, Inc., Kansas-based firm that is seeking to mine diatomaceous earth in the Lake Britton area, will speak at a general meeting of the Burney Basin Cham- ber of Commerce scheduled for noon at Burney Bowl next Monday, De- cember 4. Linton will speak on "Working in Harmony With Nature". American Resources, Inc., is having the same environmental problems as Grefco Co. in securing permits to mine claims in the Lake Britton area. At the meeting the 1979 slate of officers will be presented as well as new board members. Any interested citizen is welcome to attend the meeting, President Wally Hilliard said. " Layoff brings out talent Y: Buck Buchanan - Some move, some cut go snomobiling or or fishing, some just some start a new trade an old one. story of many people now the Publishers Mill for ath now. lipherd, 42, never one to sit to his wife, Arleta, trade. tooling some of the finest most solid-- has seen in a literal takes pride in his work--most of the furniture is pine or mahogany." To supplement the meager income they now have, Arleta is painting landscapes--particularly pictures of barns. "I sold three the other day and that helps", she said. She is a self-taught artist. "I just picked up a brush about a year ago and started painting", she said. The results are very good, in- deed. The Shipherds are also baking homemade bread to sell for addition- al income. "You have to use your imagination --and abilities --when things go wrong," Arleta said. "And you put your faith in someone else besides yourself. But there is one thing you have to do--you have to get up and do it!" The Shipherd's like many American families these days, have been trying to "get back to the basics'" for the past several years. They tried Kansas -- and that was fine for a couple of years--then Wyoming--' 'which wasn't so fine." Barry said. But married in Burney, they returned here and "we are going to stay regardless of what happens." Arleta said. With five children-three of them at home -- the Shipherd's have to get up and go in the morning -- to make it. Ani:l they do. Unemployment seminar set BURNEY - An "Unemployement Seminar" will be held on Thursday, November 30 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Veteram Memorial Hall here, Bob Maxwell and "Erby" Eubanks, VFW representatives who organized the seminar, have reported. Maxwell said that representatives of the State and Federal govern- ments would be here to discuss un- employment programs -- and em- ployment programs. said he considered an art--I believe it. gh unfinish- rkled with quality. some of his finished ored around the living rented home he and his in Johnson Park. He has I orders for several of the pieces from people who have heard of his talent. ' One of his finest is a gunrack which he will put the finishing touches to this week. Other products include coffee tables, and tables, night stands and occasional tables. Petition presented REDDING - Shasta County Super- visors Monday received a petition signed by 131 Burney-area residents asking that Eastern Shasta County be given its own dispatch station in the county's new 911 emergency tele- phone system. Supervisors recently approved the system for the unincorporated areas, but eliminated an original proposal to provide separate stations n Burney. Richard Elliott, deputy director of Emergency Services, said the Burney area can be handled as effec- tively from the dispatch station at the county in Over a cup of coffee the writer learns that the new trade is a means to survive. Shipherd was not employed at the mill long enough to draw unemployment and "to survive in this world you have to work--and work at what you do best," he says simply. For many years Shipherd worked at horseshoeing in Alturas. "He wasn't just a run of the mill horseshoer," wife Arlcta said, "but an artist at his trade, He has Shoed some of the top show horses in the world." "The furniture he is making has no nails, no staples--and he uses no particle board", Arleta added. "He left, displays pieces of furniture he is making while awaiting word that Sierra reopen the former Publishers Mill. To alleviate his unemployment situation the worker is building gun cabinets, coffee tables, end tables, night stands and other order. Wife Arleta, on right, is painting and selling art work. IM News photo by Buck I ii: i : ! i/i Clint Eastwood Juvenile nabbed after robbery MONTGOMERY CREEK - A 15- year old Montgomery Creek juvenile is being held by the Shasta County Sheriff's Department on a kidnap and armed robbery charge following the robbery of Montgomery Creek Store here November 18. According to sheriff's deputies at FR chamber seeks top 'citizen' FALL RIVER MILLS - The Fall River Valley Chamber of Commerce is asking for nominations from the Community for the "1978 Citizen of the Year award, presented annually by the Chamber in January. Nominations should be put in writ- ing and must give the reasons for the nomination, according to Joyce Gibson, chairman of the Chamber's Citizen of the Year Committee. Let- ters of nomination can be mailed to her at Box 351, Fall River Mills. Last year's recipient was Phyllis Tonkin, who was honored for her many years work at Fall River Air- port. Chamber will seek donations FALL RIVER MILLS -,The Fall River Valley Chamber of Commerce is collecting donations from the com- munity to assist with the ceramics program in the extended care facil- ity at Mayers Memorial Hospital. The elderly patients have been do- ing ceramics work for some time, according to Mrs. Sylvia Frumes, R.N., director of activities at the hospital. However, the cost of sup- plies is now running between $30 and $40 per week. Joyce Gibson and Paulette Hendrix will be heading up the fund raising during the Christma season, and a check will be presented to the hospi- tal before December 25. The cham- ber will feature a display of the patients ceramic work at their next meeting December 11. Donations for the project may be sent to the chamber at Box 475, Fall iver Mills. the Shasta County Burney substa- tion, Charlotte Caudle, wife of the owner of the store, was heldup at gun point by a youth who had his face covered with a ski mask at about 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Novem- ber 18. Mrs. Caudle was forced into her automobile by the youth who was carrying a rifle. She was ordered to drive off a dirt road near Diddy Wells. The youth forced her to tie rself to a tree but she escaped, returned to the highway and caught a ride to a friends house where she notified the sheriff's department of the obbery. ! b :! ii / !: The youth, who escaped with a deposit bag conta.ining about $4,400 in cash and checks, was later appre- hended by authorities from the sher- iff's department. Most of the cash and checks have been recovered. Development group meets on Tuesday BURNEY - Twenty-two persons turned out for the first organizational meeting of the Economic Develop- ment Committee of Eastern Shasta County held at Burney Bowl last Tuesday. Bob Boisselle, who has been instrumental in getting the organiza- tion going, emphasized that the purpose of the committee will be to , improve the employment base in the area. Hopefully, the organization, in time, will be able to assist the formation and expansion of local industries as well as securing outside plants. Boiselle forsees small indus- tries locating in the area, with from five to 20 employees. Bob Jones, manager of Shasta County Bank outlined the formation of a non-profit corporation. Boisselle stressed that the group should be optimistic and be confident bout the future of the area. He said we "must feel optimistic and believe in what we are doing--to get anything done." Next meeting of the group will be on Tuesday, December 5, starting at 7:30 p.m. at iill/ii i:ii!