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VOL. 3 NO. 8
KLAMATH INFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM
AFSC-Chiloquin Recreation Council
ram Ends Successful Summer
August 8 marked the comple
tion date of a highly-successful
Miimner recreation program for
local youth. The program, spon
sored by the American Kriends
Service Committee and directed
by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Currier
of Portola Valley, Calif., saw reservation-area
gaged in a wide variety of ac
tivities, including field trips, soft
ball playing, swimming, and play
As mentioned in the July Tri
bune, field trips included a July
9 tour of Crater Lake Park, a
trek on July 16 to the Lava Beds,
and a visit on July 23 to Weyer
haeuser Timber. Co. and, other
points of -interest in the Klamath
On July M) a large group under
the supervision of Air. and Mrs.
Currier visited the State Kish
Hatchery and the Agency fire
lookout, both near Klamath
Agency, and then travelled over
to Denton Park near Kt. Klam
ath for a picnic lunch and swim.
The final trip of the year on
Aug. 6. was also the longest, in
cluding on the itinerary Shevlin
Park and Peterson's Rock
Ciardens, both near Bend. Kour
adults supervised this journey.
In the opinion of most ob
servers the swiinnii'ig program
was the outstanding success of
tile summer, not to disparage the
other activities either, all of
which were supported, with en
thusiasm. The swimming pro
gram featured instruction by the
Curriers in beginning swimming
and in junior and senior lifesav
ing. Monday and Kriday classes
were held at Denton Park while
on Tuesdays and Thursdays the
scene of instruction was shifted
to a stretch of the Sprague River,
near Bcatty. made available by
Jesse Kirk. Sr. The classes them
selves followed a schedule set up
by the American Red Cross,
which defines the requirements
of the different categories and
issues completion cards to those
meeting the requirements.
Red Cross cards
qualification as a beginning wim
mcr were issued to 56 kids, in
cluding: Albert Chouiuard, Oer
ald Chouiuard, Danny Culver,
W ayne Kngle, Kim Kier, Randy,
Kizcr, Jerry McCoauly, Dick
Nicholson. Roger Nicholson,
Jerry Owens, and Kenneth Scott,
all of Kt. Klamath; Dianue De
bortoli, Danny Dye, Arnie dal
lagher, Nadra dallagher, Kath
leen Hatcher, Mike Mott, Patsv
Mott, Donald Plouffe, Sandra
Plouffc, Suzanne Sargent, and
Susan Weddle, all of Chiloquin ;
Sharon Chase. Jewell Le Mean,
and Bafbara Miller of Klamath
Agency; Lana Lee Allen, (Ileason
ArnoM'r "and Duane Boyd of
Sprague River; Cynthia Ander
son, Jodcan Anderson, Oskie
Anderson, Maddine Bark ley,
Maxine Barklcy, Doddler Brown.
Joyce Hutchinson. Vera Hutchin
son, Krin Kirk, Irvin Kirk, Leslie
Kirk,, Stephen Kirk, Kric Nelson,
Rose Tecumseh, Linda Walker,
Wayne Walker, Beaver Woods,
William Woods, all of Bcatty;
and Cordon and Paul Currier of
Portola alley, Calif.
In the junior life-saving bracket
those passing the rigorous tests
and receiving their cards were
Lyle Brewer and Barbara Nichol
son of Kt. Klamath and Robert
Cole. Knos Herkshan, Cherrv
Wolff and John Wright, all o'f
Those receiving senior life
saving cards were Hubert Le
Beau of Klamath Agencv and
Johnny Cole, Lyle Hall, and Bill
Norval of Chiloquin.
Valuable assistance in the
swimming programs was ren
dered by Krieda Kirk, certified
water safety instructor. Miss
Kirk was a swimming instructor
at the Cnivcrsity of Oregon
where she graduated in June.
The girls' softball team, man
aged by Art Currier and called
the Merry-mixers, had their final
game, a victory over a Klamath
Kails independent' team, on Aug.
5 ami wound up the season with
(Continued P.kc -. Col. 4)
Klamath Termination Compromise Reached,
Becomes Law With President's Signature
Action on the proposed amend
ment to the termination law was
rapid and pronounced during
August. In the span of approxi
mately two weeks the Senate
House conference committee
leached agreement on a compro
mise bill, the House passed the
compromise version with the
Senate quickly following suit, and
the President signed it into law.
The compromise conference,
made necessary by differences in
the original amendments passed
by House and Senate, was re
ported on August 2 to have
reached agreement on a compro-.
mise bill. According to informa
tion furnished bv Rep. IJIImau
(D-Ore.) the bill provided that a
condition of private purchase
would require management of the
timber "according to sustained
yield procedures so as to furnish
a continuous supply of timber".
This language contained ele
ments of -the wording found in
the original amendment versions
of both Senate and House and re
presented the crux uf the com
promise. According to I'lhuau. I louse
language was also accepted post
poning until April I, 1059, the
sale of the timber to be offered
under the bill to permit a reap
praisal of its worth.
On Thursday, August LI, the
House passed the compromise
bill, sent it to the Senate the
same day and that body also pas
sed it, sending it on to the White
House, Kiually, on August J.l, the
President signed the bill into law.
As soon as the details and
meaning of the new law are
known the Tribune will publisli
them for the information of its
SIMPLOT-DEVOE SUBMITS HIGH BID ON
TIMBER SALE FOR REMAINING MEMBERS
Simplot-Devoc Lumber Co. of
Chiloquin was the apparent suc
cessful bidder on some 90 mil
lion board feet of ponderosa pine
and other species put up for sale
by the Bureau of Indian Affairs
during August. The timber, lo
cated in economic unit No. M)
(the management area) of the
reservation, was made available
for sale on a five Near contract
basis, the proceeds to be distribu
ted among remaining members.
It was advertised as comprising
acres of timber lands w ith
a total estimated stand to be cut,
which estimate is not guaranteed,
of approximated 92,210 M ft.
B.M. of Ponderosa Pine. 1500 M.
ft. B.M. of Sugar Pine, and an
undetermined volume of Lodge
pole Pine and other species . . .".
The advertisement further stated
that "No bid will 1e considered
for less than $.19.00 per thousand
fret B.M. for Ponderosa Pine,
$.17.00 per thousand feet B.M.
for Sugar Pine, and $0.(X) per
thousand feet B.M. for Lodge
pole Pine and other species."
Deadline date for submission of
bids was 1 :()0 P.M.. August X.
In competition with two other
bidders-Kllingson Lumber Co.
and Klamath Lumber and Box--,
Simplot Drvoe came out high. A
table of the bids received is given
as follows :
Simplot-Devoe, Ponderosa Pine,
$17.50 M. Sugar Pine, $.17.00 M.
Other Species, O.OO M.
Llliugsoii, Ponderosa Pin e,
15.21 M. Sugar Pine, -15.21 M.
)ther Species. 6.00 M.
Klamath Lbr. and Box, Ponder
osa. kl.0.1 M. Sugar Pine, .17.00 M.
( ther Species, M.
The high bid is now being pro
cessed for acceptance by the Sec
retam of the Interior.