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Remember When for the week of 1/23/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915

Advertisement : Plumas National Bulletin for sale. The stockholders of Plumas County Publication Company offer for sale the entire plant and business of the Plumas National-Bulletin newspaper and print shop in Quincy. With one of the most complete and modern equipment in the northern part of the state, this newspaper was established in 1866.

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Remember When for the week of 1/16/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing
1/16/2015

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915

Plumas County High School commenced the second semester of the term on Monday following the holiday recess. There were several new scholars added, bringing total enrollment up to 35.

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Remember When for the week of 1/9/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915

The Plumas County elected officers chosen by voters to serve the next four years were sworn in Monday at the Plumas County courthouse: J.O. Moncur, Superior Court Judge; L.A. Braden, Sheriff; M.C. Kerr, District Attorney; E.C. Kelsey, Treasurer; L. Clough, Recorder; L.P. Mori, Tax Collector; F.C. Pazour, Assessor.

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Remember When for the week of 1/2/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
1/2/2015



Note from Keri: HAPPY NEW YEAR to my Remember When readers. All new historical items for 2015 are done and will be coming weekly!!! Thanks for reading and enjoying the rich history of Plumas County with me.

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

California automobile license plates for next year, 1940, are designed with black letters and numerals on an orange background with rounded corners. All number series start with #101, eliminating low numbers. Registration period is from January 1 through February 4.

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Remember When for the week of 12/26/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian



75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Terrific savings on Christmas dinner foods advertised at local grocery stores: ham, 26 cents a pound; pork roast, 15 cents a pound; canned cranberry sauce, 10 cents a can; fresh cranberries, 13 cents a pound; celery, 13 cents a bunch; cauliflower, 13 cents a head; canned pumpkin, 3 cans for 25 cents.

This Christmas season Quincy entered the claim of having the tallest outdoor Christmas tree in California. It is a 200 ft. Douglas Fir with 300 colored globes. It stands at the top of Radio Hill in view of most of American Valley.

Merry Christmas!

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