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J, Progressive, Record, Reporter Events Wednesday, April 4, 2001 78 Photo 0y/4~.ia Higbee Unlimited member Conrad Nussbaumer Just had to check out the duck boat that will be given away during the banquet this year, After he saw all the convenient features and found out how easy it was for one person to decided to go get more tickets, The old decoys are not Included; he just wanted to see how they fit into the slots. tickets for the 16th Banquet and Auction al Ducks Unlimited Saturday, April 14, are going -oo, erra e man who "found that , hump and holler" in the had a Story worth le iulg was in Susanville last t promoting his book, 1 ads of the Sierra." :k Richardson, of Pike in .'a County, self published (530) 2t copies of his book of 10 Most of those copies in 1998, have been sold; Was on one more through the hills to try love the last few copies. ley're the greatest thing e World to take to the ,fire," he said. "At UC- , they said I was the best that ever came out of fast, according to spokesman drawings, including one for a Conrad Nussbaumer. Remington Model 710, with The event set a record last scope, that was donated by tales part of book year, making more that $18,000 Gould Fickardt of Fickardt's for the enhancement and Guns andAmmo in Greenville. restoration ofwetlandareas.Several other local mer- his team of mules through the With less than 10 percent of chants have also donated a hills. Unfortunately, onenight the original wetlands in variety of prizes, and the on a wild ride back from California remaining, efforts renowned limited edition Virginia City, the wagon broke like those of the Indian Valley prints, carvings and guns are free near a cliff, "launchin' Ole chapter are becoming more always popular auction items. Sam on a journey back to his and more vital to the survival Happy hour begins at 6 p.m,, Lord." of wetlands, followed by dinner at 7 p.m., Richardson recalls the story A new feature this year is a and the auction at 8 p.m. of Sam's widow in "The Ballad drawing for a duck boat--a For tickets or more informa- of Annie Jams." She took inStealth 1200 duck boat, that is. lion, call Barry Evans at 284- 103 orphans whose parents Constructed of rugged poly-7094. died on the trip west, telling ethylene, the makers claim it the first to call her Aunt Jan is the strongest duck boat on Adams. He said, "Please keep the market. me, Annie Jams...and it wasThe marsh brown boat is Annie Jams from there." also so lightweight and easy to Though he doesn't call his handle, one person can load it work Cowboy Poetry, the 74-into the back of a pickup truck, year-old, self-published author as Nussbaumer recently found Mike mountains. You'll find was invited to recite several of out. genuine literature in the ballads he knows by heart As soon as he did, he ran to r-i- i' Ma am." at the 1999 Sierra Valley get more tickets, too. -vwnardson said the story ofGrange Cowboy Poetry Show The boat has a gun rack with recalls the kind of in Vinton. His book is avail- , a shell holder, a nonskid floor, "'7 le Who settled in the able at Margie's Book Nook, oar locks, storage compart- Lake .Valley. Sam Susanville Supermarket, the ments all around, slots for ,ed his to a wagon Bordertown Sandwich Shop" decoys and more. lr'r,_ and headed west. and Country Victorian Charm. ..tvng the Sierras, he built There are several other m,,=Aae With the "strength of ,ks" , ht arm." filled himself with the fruits his industry according to the Ballad ik Sam. "A f'me inn and a" r mill, a home of th and cha ; A patch of n', a lime church, a sta- www.plumasbank.corn a store." L became a legend, racing By Alicla Higbee will be paintings, drawings, Indian Valley Editor wire sculpture, photographs, Members of the Workshop engravings, pottery, fountains, for Plumas Artists are hosting beadwork and fabric art. their sixth annual Taylorsville Frances Musser will again Art Show, April 7 and 8. be among the popular "Artists On display will be original in Action," while she demon- and all new artwork from arti- strates carving on semi- sans of wood, paint, fabric and precious stones. almost anything one can cre- And this year, Georgia, ate with. Knudsen of Lake Almanor will Some workshop members demonstrate spinning. will be featured in the popular Another highlight of the "Artists in Action" segments show is the presentation of the of the show. Susan Downey Kelley Award And, several high school stu- for Water Color Excellence. dents will have their artwork The judge this year will be on display, artist Del Clifton, who won the Nearby Taylorsville award last year. Elementary School students A student room displaying will get a special preview art of Greenville ttigh School before the show. students will be another fea- For entry requirements or ture this year. more information, call Sharon Many of the pieces were Foote at 284-6059. made from art materials Art in many forms will be donated through the art show featured at the sixth annual fund-raiser last year. art show. in the Mount Jura Visitors to the show will Gem and Mineral building have a chance to select their from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each personal favorite works of art day. by voting for the "People's The show is designed to pre- Choice Award." sent the many talents of Crafts are not part of the Indian Valley residents and show; all work is original, and well-known artists from across some will be for sale. the county. The popular note cards In addition to art in many made from the artists' work mediums, the show will offer a will be available again this variety of displays and activi- year. ties. There is no admission fee One of the special features for the show, although small this year will be a giveaway donations are appreciated, and drawing for a small, finely complimentary refreshments crafted oval table made from will be served. apple wood and donated by The Indian Valley Museum, Mario Taddei, who also donat- adjoining the Mount Jura Gem ed a door prize to be given and Mineral Clubhouse, will away, as well. be open during the show. All proceeds will benefit the For more information, call high school art students of workshop member Sharon Heather Kingdon. Foote at 284-6059. 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