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Community News Wednesday, May 30, 2001 IA 86, died Thurs- May 24, 2001, at and Reha- incy. 22, 1915, in ey to Plumas ears Frank and and had mg resident of With the U.S. World War II as the Plumes ~nt as Greenville Years of service rked building In the mines of ~ty prior to era- the county, was *OWderman and a charter member Elks Lodge. He Rdoorsman who and fish. Noel family's mining his enjoy- ning for gold streams and County. He is of the Oper- Union. in death by in 1989; sister, l, in 1989; and rvived by his ola Mather of Maria co, and Carol Ky.; [ren; and two services along honors will be May 30, at 10 lie District When it comes to local shopping, cart goes both ways costs and less volume does pay a little more locally. So, up of gas. We found the price to So, that merchant who requests any do- Is memory be Activity idge Nursing 1, C/O rtUary and Cre- O. Box 803, L~vond Lavond, 79, )rrnng, May 25, Residen- for the Elderly Aug. 5, 1921, in md had been a for the past be 23 cents per gallon less. charged too much and lnlttat- Then, we visited a large chain ed our trip cost our local area store, merchants about $2,50 of busi- ness. I found a good pair of walk- ing shoes for $19. Yes, theySo, that's the way it goes and were imports--I can't affordit's called competition. Here's my two cents worth of good quality. So, by shopping This is just a sampling of shopping locally, at the large store, we saved ap- how one price gouger can cost proximately $27. We also hadother merchants part of their Shopping locally; sounds breakfast at a savings, business. good and I think we should, Then we needed some So we should honor local but our local merchants must My wife and I love to drivecanned goods, so we saved merchants with our needs, but realize that it is still a competi- this beautiful area, so we again. Our total expenditures they have a responsibility. If tive world out there! planned a trip. We decided to were over $200. Our savings,you treat us fairly, we will be We should consider that we do some shopping while there, we estimated at a conservative are in a semi-remote area and and so we spent money on oth- $70*. more than happy to shop local. we should know that shipping er things. One thing was a fill- ly. II make higher prices sometimes necessary. So we must consid- er these things when we have a need. However, we should also consider the situation of price gauging. We should always set a limit and realize when we are being "taken." In a recent situation I have experienced, I needed to have a test made on my car. I called out of the area to check prices. With this knowledge in mind, I called and made an appoint- ment with a local merchant, fully expecting and willing to serve u By Dave Keller Staff Writer The Lions Club of Quincy will host a community pan- cake breakfast Saturday, June 2, at the Plumas-Sierra Fair- grounds from 7 -10:30 a.m. Lion President Gary Deboi predicts that more than 500 people will turn out for the an- nual event, which is one of the club's largest fund-raising ac- tivities. "The pancake breakfast is a fine community event," Deboi said. "This is a golden opportu- nity for local residents to come together and share a meal. It's also a means for folks to sup- port work of the Lions Club." Past Lions President J.P. Reynolds said that, each year, Quincy High School's annu- al Concert on the Green is scheduled for this Thursday, May 31, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on the lawn area adjacent to the high school cafeteria. (If it rains, the event will be moved to the small gym.) The event features the QHS jazz band, the concert band, the junior high band, the choir )ving there ....... where when I arrived, I asked what '~he price would be. The quote was $70. I was astonished. The out of area price I was quoted was $32. So, of course, I ap01o- gized to the dealer for making the appointment without ask- ing the price, and since he did not offer to adjust the price, I left. But that's not the end of the story. The Veteran-s of Foreign Wars, Post 3825, held their an- nual elections and installation of officers for 2001-2002 May 17, in Quincy. The new officers will serve from July 1, 2001, to June 30, 2002. The new officers are: Stan Diamond, Commander; Mike Smith, Senior Vice Comman- der; Mel Blessing, Junior Vice Commander; Dee Lake, Chap- lain; Jim Miller, Quartermas- Worked in the -qd for over 40 -), she went to Diocese in the Chan- retiring in 1986. by then 1968 with Pro- an hon- her by the ion and to the the club financially supports said. sight impairment relief pro- John Hoffman, who is the grams, college and high school chair of this year's pancake scholarships, athletics and oth- breakfast, says people come to er local efforts, the breakfast because of the "Our club is highly effective quality of the food. in assisting the members of "We devote a lot of time and our community," Reynolds energy to putting together an said. "We provide a lot of sup- expertly prepared meal," Hoff- port. man said. "Some of our mem- "The funds raised and spent bers have been making pan- by Lions directly reaches our cakes for decades, and it friends and neighbors with shows. My mouth is watering maximum results," Reynolds just thinking about it." added. The Quincy Lions will serve The pancake breakfast is pancakes and sausage, which part of the Plumas County Pic- will be rounded out by fresh nic tradition, drawing hun- fruit, orange juice, milk and dreds of hungry residents who coffee, Deboi said. are interested in eating break- The donation this year will fast, Deboi said. be $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for "That's a lot of people," Deboi children and $1 for coffee. and the High Sierra Youth Or- chestra. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs; hats, insect repellent and pic- nic dinners are also recom- mended. Music students will sell baked goods and cold drinks. Admission is free. ter; Scott Kelly, JUdge Advo- cate; John Dobrinen, Surgeon; George Yeager, one year trustee; Gene Butler, two year trustee; Scott Kelly, three year trustee; Jim Hedin, Adjutant; and Richard Turner, Service Officer. If you are a veteran that served overseas during a wartime period, and are inter. ested in the VFW, contact Jim Hedin at 283-2669 or 283-4919. Buying a new home? We recommend using Drain Visionr'~ to check out the main line. D()nt rind out after the ~ate that you bought ~omeone else ~ problems (broken line, r~)ts, etc.). Drain VisionTM can .~ave you lots of money! Brought to )'ott b~. t. Rumt:)in~Heatmg/Sheet Metal Co. Inc. 283-1605 /JnJk fi)r II llt'lt" rlt,,lt6"U rt ~(~:(l IL',e~/ .............. ,~PSI 2001 Dame Shirley would update her eyewear, why don't you? Please see Drs. Gilman and Gilman for a com- plete eye and vision examination. r'- DRS GILMAN GIL _ ---.__ ..... MA_ N 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2206 II Jllll J Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ol~lhalm~i-~ On Sl~f, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye i~ise~, cJtart.~t sl~le~, for. eign body removal, threshold visual field analyc-A~, contact len~,~, @scqJ (]~11e selection of inexpensive to desisner eyewear), low vis/tm ~ for the visua~ impaired, and vision therapy for learning re4ated v/slon problems. t' * tt~)i{ providing comfort and of Church in Prior to moving md been a long- of Holy Family of Citrus .nJOyed playing and doing ;t~rvived by her Lavond of and Robert sisters, of Sacramen- resa Oliver of Several nieces ~f the Rosary will at St. John's !eh in Quincy May 31, at of Christian Celebrated Fri- a.m., also at Church, follow in the Cemetery. any do- ar memory be Fund of St. Church, c/o P.O. Box S~W~ ~,~ E~m C,~v~ -------~ Frank Skrah, R~te~ LAPD Supervisor of Decec~ves (25 years) "INQUIRE INVESTIGATIVE SERVICE" CaJiforn~ State License Rl.14614 L,~e Aimanor Susanville SHADETREE AUTO SALES " 283-9740 : {hentat ft e.ee.ea.u River Human Anatomy ,.~ e struct-~re of the human body involving E~. Pic slides and prepared human rnatenals and a field "~'~', anatomy lab Advisory: BIOL 102. Class meets . ~l~._h -w Thursday, 8 am-12:30 pro, June 18-July 26 (4 units). q~N Film Appreciation - "ucUon, ],.'~J. AI~..,~. cdUcal survey of a genre of films, induding fields o1" prod .. directfon and ~)~'~ ,sted as ENGL 128. Class meets 6-9 pm, Tuesday--ThursoaY, June 19--July 26 compassion when it's most There comes a time when a touch, , or a simple smile is more important all the medicines in the world. We are Eastern , clinics, Plumas home health I care ant Nearly 175 professionals who share a respect for life...at every stag For information call the Volunteer "People Ileiping Peoph'" Hospice at 832-4320 or 800-767-8909