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Remember When for the week of 1/16/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    Advertisement: Light lunches served at our fountain at all hours. Waffles are our speciality-- and boy!--are they good! Quincy Drug Store fountain, Phone 48.

    Bids will be called soon for the construction of the Portola Theater on a lot measuring 60 feet by 115 feet located at the intersection of Commercial and Gulling Streets at a cost of approximately $30,000.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963

    Advertisement: Don’t miss the big dance at Paxton Lodge. Twist and rock with The Escorts Saturday night, $1.00 per person.

    Four adjoining downtown Quincy businesses were broken into Saturday night. Jewelry amounting to $15,000 was stolen from the Gem Shop and merchandise from Quincy Drug Store worth $800 was stolen. The drug store soda fountain and the Townhall Theater were also broken into with no losses reported.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

    Mary Ann Frates of Belden, the Feather Publishing newspaper columnist of “Canyon Chatter”, has retired after writing her column for Feather Publishing for more than 30 years. Her weekly column focused on the events and residents of the Feather River canyon.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

    Plumas County Justice Court judge Garrett Olney swore in the 2003 Plumas County officials in the Plumas County courthouse foyer this week: County Clerk Kathy Williams, Treasurer/Tax Collector Ginny Dunbar, Supervisor Ole Olsen, Assessor Chuck Leonhardt, Auditor Mike Tedrick, Supervisors Bill Dennison, Sheriff Terry Bergstrand and District Attorney Jeff Cunan.

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