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~h~sive, Record, Repo~er Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 L1LB I features planned for vets parade Higbee tions are invited to partici- in a collection so huge, she Ed r pate. creates a totally different America is at war Another special feature at window display for Memori- e Veterans the parade is the Veterans alDay. organizers have Day window display at Residents are invited to features to the Hunter Ace Hardware. share photographs of veter- Created by Donna Hunter ans by bringing her a copy Kelley, of and her cousin Mike of the photograph to the Assembly of Hunter, the window fea- hardware store. willoffer a spe- tures photographs of areaFor more information Herman veterans, about the display, call Don- Sill sing "Taps;" and Donna spends countless na Hunter at 284-7913. voice of Cyn- hours on the phone and go- Parade entry forms are will lead in ing through old records, try- available from the chamber lgs. ing to find as many localoffice on Main Street in entry is free, and veterans as she can. Greenville, or by calling 284- and organiza. Her efforts have resulted6633. loving and peaceful Muslims rious or very serious prob- mmm are learning to hate us and to lem in Plumas County. A ty- 100 feel powerless and hopeless po in Ms. Metcalfs artiele put in the face of our arrogance that figure at 8 percent. Pride in our D.A.'s and might. Might does not We are fortunate that the Will be a credit to make right, nor does the end professionals we surveyed justify the means, are so concerned about do- Jo Philips I am frankly frightened and mestic abuse and family via- of Matthew disgusted by the warmonger- lence. We had a very high re- James Black ing going on among my fel-sponse rate of 44 percent. Greenville low Americans. And someoneWe would like to correct will surely condemn me as the impression that law en- r war unpatriotic for saying so, in forcement said that they were by De- spite of my fervent reverence doing more than health care last week, and gratitude for the Bill of providers or school person- this week Rights. nel to prevent domestic better, in spiteAnd what about God's spe- abuse. The surveys did not Talk about per- cific command to not kill?ask respondents to compare God has been very clear ontheir efforts with other pro- YOu dozens of this point yet once again, pea- fessionals in the county. the flaws Debra ple everywhere think this The community assess- and the good commandment is suspended ment on local attitudes on do- lists. Women if they did it to us first. What mestic violence was complet- to be different,about turn the other cheek? I ed by Sierra Resources. :rsity of differ- am sickened and disheart- Data from the assessment infinite, ened by my country's actions, report shows that 73 percent people whose Surely I am not alone, of law enforcement agree that approximate. Barbara Palmerton they are doing enough to pre- Would you Quincy vent domestic violence; 33 SOmething dis- percent of health care them, too? Domestic violence facts providers agreed and 17 per- all the points Thank you for the in-depthcent of school personnel. are good, article by Victoria Metcalfon The Family Violence Pre- George W. Tell the domestic violence preven- vention Coalition continues :appear to be a tion plan developed by our work toprevent domestic for the rich- Plumas County's Family Via- abuse in Plumas County with nation in lence Prevention Coalition. the implementation of our bombing one The coverage was welcome as strategic plan. The coalition part of our community educa- meets the first Wednesday of I have tionefforts, the month at noon. We en- Is that it is vir- We surveyed local rest- courage any residents who fail in its dents at the county fair and would like to join us to call eradicat- through questionnaires to meat283-5675. This war will law enforcement, school per- Joyce F. Scroggs, Chair for the sonnel and health care Family Violence and probably providers. Eighty percent of Prevention Coalition come. those who responded said Quincy b0mb, God- that domestic violence is a se- The tale of Chester's Harry Doble For many members of the American Legion, the Veter- ans of Foreign Wars, and their auxiliaries, Veterans Day will always have a very deep personal significance. The freedoms we enjoy today have been won and pre- served by the sacrifices of our veterans. One veteran I would like to acknowledge this Veterans Day was a young man from Chester, who made the ulti- mate sacrifice while serving his country. Harry Doble lost his life in a battle in northern Italy on July 8, 1944, and is buried in the American cemetery there. Chester American Le- gion Post 664 has honored Harry Doble by naming the post after him. Although Veterans Day is Nov. 11, veterans' organiza- tions from Susanville will host a Veterans Day Parade this Saturday, Nov. 10, begin- ning at 11 a.m. The parade begins at the Lassen Union High School parking lot, and will end at the Lassen County Fair- grounds. Ceremonies honor- ing all veterans will take place following the parade. Free hamburgers, hotdogs, their wives from Chester will and drinks will be provided; be assisting with the cook- however, donations will be ing, so stop by and say hello accepted, to them after the parade. Donations totaling up to A Veterans Day parade $10,000 will be matched by will also be held in the Plumas Sierra Rural Greenville on Sunday, Nov. Electric Cooperative, of Par. 11. This parade is being host- tola. All proceeds will go to ed by Greenville American the disaster relief in Wash- Legion Post 568. Tom Merino ington, D.C., and New York is the post commander. If City. Their generosity con- you can't make it to both pa- tinues to show just how spe- fades, hopefully you can at cial people in Plumas County least enjoy one of them. are. Several veterans and of the Plums County Museum Odd and Unusual Artifacts Here's this week's look at one of the treasures not normally on display at the Plumas County Museum. Our featured artifact is metal, it is approximately 10" tall by 7" in diameter. It has a hole or eye at one end and appears to be hand-forged. What is it, what was it used for? The answer will be in next i week's paper. If you think i J you know what it is, call the museum st 283-6320. Last week's answer: It is a "Sailor" style rigid straw hat. Men wore this fashionable hat during the 1910s and 1920 Sears advertised them as "a popular style with wearability." Donated by Chuck & Diana Goubert, Quincy. lsneyland Resort Fall Book now and receive an extra night of accommodations 1 day of park hopping 1 Kid's park hopper ticket SUSANVILLE 257.6144 550 Ash St. QUINCY 20 Crescent St. Call for more information me sending your letter and art (less than 100 us please) and Feather Publishing will for- x, d them to Santa Claus at the North Pole. ttr family can help if you re too young, but sttre to sign your own name. Will publish the letters December 12th Special Christmas section. are the rules: a Pencil or black pen on white paper. Coloring book pages please. date is Tuesday, November 27th ..... Reporter St. 96122 Feather River Bulletin EO. Box B Quincy, CA 95971 Lassen County Times 800 Main St. Susanville, CA 96130 Chester Progressive P.O. Box 557 Chester, CA 96020 Westwood Pine Press P.O. Box 790 Westwood CA 96137 If you you c ln can quit for quit for orle good: Nov. 15 " 25th Ann~ Join the American Cancer Society's 'Great American Smokeout and commit to keep- ing our society & our children healthy. One day can make the difference of a lifetime. _ iii ii For more information on quitting smoking contact the Plumas County Tobacco Use Reduction Program