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Remember When for the week of 2/27/2015

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
A heavy rainstorm prevailed in Plumas County this week in which several inches of water fell in combination with melting mountain snow causing slides and delaying railroad traffic throughout the Feather River canyon.

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Remember When for the week of 2/20/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
1000 feet of moving picture film illustrating the cattle raising, lumber and mining industries of Plumas County with scenes of the Feather River and other various points of interest in Plumas County will be shown at the theater in Quincy in addition to the regular program. The films and slides will be used at the Plumas County exhibit at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. [The Panama Pacific Exposition was a world’s fair held from Feb. through Dec. on a 635-acre site along the north shore now known as the Marina District in San Francisco.]

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Remember When for the week of 2/13/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

YEARS AGO.....1915
In an endeavor to prove to the California State Highway Commission the advantage and value of the Feather River route from Quincy to the Nevada state line, both east and west, the Portola Chamber of Commerce has sent a telegram to the Commission stating that Beckwourth Pass is open to travel during the entire winter.

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Remember When for the week of 2/6/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO....1915

Advertisement: Sweet apple cider 40 cents a gallon. Write C.A. Sheldon, Keddie, California. Delivered to all parts of Plumas County.

Advertisement: We have the dope. Everything that goes to make a first class bottom for longboard skiis may be obtained from Quincy Drug Store including beeswax, paraffin, resin, canuba wax, etc.


50 YEARS AGO.....1965

Five candidates have filed for positions on the Plumas Unified School Board: Dr. Harold Leigh and Dr. Maynard Christian, both of Quincy; Richard Rutherford of Meadow Valley; Orphie Pierson, Sr. of Storrie and Mrs. Mary Ellen Garrett of Chester.


25 YEARS AGO.....1990

Mary Mooney and Manfred Endres, both of Quincy, have announced their intention to run for the office of Plumas County Auditor-Controller in June. Mooney has been supervising account clerk in that office for the past 15 years while Endres has been assistant auditor for the past eight years.




10 YEARS AGO.....2005

Beginning in 2006-2007, the four Plumas County high schools and Loyalton will become the Feather River League and compete in all sports except football.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.




Remember When for the week of 1/30/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915

H.P. McBeth, former Plumas County Clerk and Auditor, accompanied by his family, departed Monday evening for San Francisco where they expect to make their future home. Mr. McBeth was born and raised in Plumas County and when his late father John McBeth, holding the office of Plumas County Treasurer died in 1899, he was appointed to fill the vacancy. He was elected to the offices of county clerk and auditor in 1902 and was re-elected until 1914.

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