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Remember When for the week of 12/12/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    The Greenville Fire Department was called out Tuesday morning when a fire started at the Pastime Club from a defective flue. Damage was slight.

    E.E. Struble was arrested in a Quincy restaurant Tuesday night on suspicion of counterfeiting. He is alleged to have passed a number of bogus 50 cents pieces. Struble was sitting at the counter reading the Feather River Bulletin that he had purchased with the funny money when Plumas County Sheriff Braden arrested him.

50 YEARS AGO..........1962

    A grand opening will be held Sunday for the new Quincy Motors Company building on Highway 40A, located near the north edge of Quincy business district. President of the company is Frank Gaspar and vice president is James Gossett, both Quincy businessmen.

25 YEARS AGO..........1987

    Advertisement: A special gift for you boys and girls — a free movie matinee of “The Muppets Take Manhattan” at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy sponsored by Feather Publishing Company while parents shop downtown merchants.

10 YEARS AGO..........2002

    High winds and driving rain pounded all of Plumas County over the weekend and early this week. Portola residents experienced a two-hour power outage Saturday. The Plumas County Road Department reported that they were busy removing debris from flooding throughout Plumas County and several trees down near Graeagle.

    Portola City Council member Bill Adamson was elected mayor by the city council.

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