Klamath tribune. (Chiloquin, Or.) 1956-1961, March 01, 1960, Image 1

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Form 3547
Pirmlt No. 2
KlNTnth County L1m' r
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VOL. 5 NO. 3
MARCH 1960
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Taking an active part in the formation of scout units in the Beatty
area are, left to right, Vernon McNair, Steven Kirk and Jesse Kirk
pictured above confering with Mert Matthewson, Scout Executive
for the Modoc Area Council. Not pictured above but also attending
the organizational meeting in Beatty on March 28 was Gale Stalcy,
the district executive for the Beatty-Bly areas. Vernon McNair
and Steven Kirk, who have acquired leadership experience as active
members of the Klamath Reservation Jaycces will assume leader
ship responsibilities in the Beatty Scouting movement.
About twenty five persons
gathered at the Assembly of Cod
church in Beatty on March 2S to
discuss the formation of scout
organizations in the Beatty area.
The meeting was called by
Jesse Kirk, who has been taking
an active interest in recreational
and youth activities on the reser
vation. At his request, Mert Mat
thewson scout executive for the
Modoc Area Council and Gale
Staley, District Scout Fxecutive
eavc talks and presented film
strips showing the aims, organ
izational structure and activities
of the scout organization.
About fifteen boys of scouting
and cub scouting ae were pres
ent, and indicated an interest in
becoming members, and six
adults who were anxious to see
the scouting program ret under
way in the Beatty area, also at
tended. In an earlier meeting,
residents of Beattv were advised
that the community could either
organize a separate troop or
form a patrol and become part of
the troop piescntly bein' organ
ized in Bly.
Matthewson suested that the
Beatty citizens gul together and
decide whether to form an inde
pendent troop or become affili
ated with Bly. He also sucstcd
that committees be formed, one
each for the scout troop and for
the culi pack. He informed the
krroup that between six to ciht
adults would be necessary to
serve as leaders. Stephen Kirk
and Vernon McN'air indicated
willingness to take leadership re
sponsibilities in the scout troop.
On March M. Jesse Kirk and
Stephen Kirk attended a leader
ship training session in Klamath
Falls in preparation for their
leadership roles in the Beatty
Second Sustained Yield Units Sale Attracts
No Bidders; Federal Acquisition Seen
"Xo bids have been received"
was the announcement made by
Conrad She Hand, Officer in
Charge at the scheduled opening
of bids held at the Land Sales Of
fice in Klamath Falls on April I,
The sale was the second in the
original series of three groups of
sustained yield units to be sold
and involved 158,20 acres of
tribal property with a total real
ization value of $I ULU15.
In contrast to the departmental
decision to readvertize the units
which were not successfully sold
at the first sale 2l2 months aj;o,
Shetland, referring to the three
units not successfully sold on
Apnt, 1,, reported that "The Sec
retary of the Interior has an
nounced that these three units
will not be readvert i.ed."
This means that according to
Public Law 5K7 as amended, the
units will become part of tin Na
tional Forest system.
The three units which were put
tip for sale on April 1 were the
following :
All-Indian Show Held
For Hospital Fund
Indian Days to Modem Ways,
the all Indian show presented by
Klamath Reservation Discussion
Croup at Fremont School in
Klamath Falls mi March 11 netted
a total of $250 for the community
Hospital fund.
Staged at the Fremont audi
torium before a capacity audi
ence, the show with a cast of
thirty - one tribal members
brought to life, dances and sons
of aboriginal times. The show de
picted the changes that have
taken place over the ears, and
revealed that things have not
basically changed. Officers of the
Discussion Croup took an active
part in the show, not only in de
veloping the ideas for the Oh.u
ami linking the acts together un
der the central theme, but also
performing as Indian maidens.
Active assistance was ;;iven to
the Discussion Croup by many
Klamath Falls citizens who rc-
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The Chilouin Unit consisting
of 55. .Jlo acres and containing
2.U.72 M Jtd. Ft. of sawtimber
And 1 l(U17 cords of lodepole
pine pulp, and having a realization
value of $ l,n70,2.K).(X);
The Black Hills Unit consisting
of 52..VJ acres containing M)7,
015 M. Bd. Ft. of Sawtimber and
.$7,5. cords of lodepole pine
pulp, with a realization value of
$5,57o,.V5.(X), ami;
The Yaiuax Unit consisting of
50,522 acres and containing 2 M,
7M M. Bd. IT. of sawtimber with
no commercial areas classified as
pulpwood. The realization value
of the Vainax Unit is $.J,nfV.
nM.(X). " 'the April salc'at the Land Of
fice was attended by about thirty
interested individuals. Shetland
railed the meeting promptly at
2 l M. On hand were several of
ficials from tlie Area office of the
Bureau of Indian Affairs as well
as Karle Wilcox, formerly man
ager of the Land Sales Office who
arrived from Washington, D. C,
especially to attend the meeting.
For the benefit of the many
tribal members who have raised
tiestions relating to the disposi
tion of the sustained yield units
that are not successfully sold to
private operators, the Klamath
Tribune is presenting below, Sec
tion 2S (djof the termination law
in full.
"(d) If all of the forest units
offered for sale in accordance
with subsection (I)) of this sec
tion are not sold before? April 1,
Vd, the secretary of Agriculture
shall publish in the Federal Reg
ister a proclamation taking title
in the name of the United States
to as many of the unsold units or
parts thereof as have, toctlicr
with the Klamath Marsh lauds
acquired pursuant to subsection
(f) of the section ,an areeute
realization value of not to exceed
.S'TMOMXI), which shall be the
maximum amount payable lor
lauds acquired by the United
States puruant to this Act. Com
pensation for the forest lands so
taken shall be the realization
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