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Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 11B little bit "Okieish." next door, standing with their If you don't like it, go back heads bowed to the ground, from Page 10 to the big city where they listening to the events on the battles, which usual- need to be over-regulated by radio. People stopping each an ulterior motive for the likes of people in glass other in the street, sharing houses, disbelief, hugging and com- an incorporated city, we I'll be- ready for some more forting each other. be able to have a vote of your personal attacks like My daughter, age thirteen, as to whom we you've done to some good Per- describing her day in school. tin this delicate position, tola residents in the past for Her teachers were shaken, that our city council speaking out. she said. The kids watched make decisions, along Thank God I've still got that the event on TV at school over our mayor, to bring constitutional right untiland over again, not really the old ways of Portolayour wage gets high enoughquite aware of the traumatic to buy this country and historical event that they ps each council mere- change it. were witnessing. would like $20,000 per Mike Rush The unusual quietness of to help make decisions Portola the town during the day and policies that would evening. Our supervisors flit our city more thanImagos recall4141 making new decisions that iiadividual can do. Sept. 11, 2001, a dark day in day. then, please address United States history, a dark Images include people pray- city problems instead of day for the history of ing in front of the courthouse, to the streets with your mankind. Images forever a church service with the vendettas against etched in our minds. Horrible minister crying, candles issues and tempo- images and images of our lit- burning on porches, a wed- structures. AS locals fie place in the world here in ding of a deputy sheriff and his bride beginning with the you are still not con- Plumas County. by some) we like to beMy images include the U.S. flag carried in and the to pitch tents and live a three men building the garage sheriff of Plumas County say- ing a prayer and the national anthem sung by the bride'steresting repercussions. mother. A six-year-old's birth- I visualize many others and day party that included a myself driving our cars into prayer for our country, tl'Te the many holes in the streets victims, their families, that the back hoe operators Flags flying, our own news- have dug, so the services dis- paper providing paper flags trict can cut sewer lines. that bonded us as a nationJust think, we can call a and also as a county. Newspa- tow truck at the district's ex- pers around the world withpense, pulling us out of the headlines that screamed hole, getting a fire truck to about the horror in the silent wash the raw sewage off our way the newspapers commu- vehicles, then have our cars nicate, towed to a repair shop where People staying close to the district would pay for the home near family and friends, repairs to our damaged vehi- Nothing was worth complain- cles. ing about anymore; it all In the meantime, the health seemed so petty compared to department might impound this. our cars until they can be de- These are the images I will contaminated from the raw remember, sewage. Thus, we could rent Lori A. Simpson temporary transportation at Quincy the district's expense. Somehow, something about Food for thought the district members seems Last week's newspaper arti- chesty as a peacock, using cle, "Sewer users who don't this method of getting delln- pay will be flushed from sys- quent sewer users to pay their tem," had interesting connota- past due bills. tions that could have more in- I personally know of users who have not paid a sewer bill for ten years and laugh about it. If customers don't pay their bill, and no one makes any ef- fort collecting it, who is at fault? I know of another who's never even gotten a bill and if there' s one, there are more. As above, it seems this is the user's fault and not the dis- trict's fault for not billing them. Oh well, this was just some digested food for thought. Floyd Austin Greenville Hello amqgor, my old frfe I attended an assembly at the junior/senior high school recently. Neverbefore had I seen hundreds of children fall absolutely silent. It brought- tears to my eyes to witness such an event. 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