Remember When for the week of 10/25/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

  The Standart Mine near Greenville is milling 80 tons of ore daily. Ore is coming from a tunnel 2400 feet long, employing 30 local men.

  The new Gulf Red Cedar Company being built in Greenville will produce pencil stock that will be shipped to Germany and Czecho-Slovakia.

  Commercial cutting of Christmas trees in the Plumas National Forest will not be permitted this year due to scarcity of trees in the Plumas National Forest, however individual cutting will be allowed.

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

  The recent Plumas County Library training session in Quincy was attended by Plumas librarians Josephine Moore of Quincy, Hazel Lerwill of Chester, Dorothy Little of Greenville, Virginia Bailey of Portola,  Nellie Ramelli of Vinton and assistant librarian Dorothy Egbert of Quincy.

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

  Some 320 attended the retirement dinner honoring Plumas County Superior Court Judge Stanley C. Young at the Plumas County fairgrounds Saturday night. He was appointed to the court in 1969 by Governor Ronald Reagan and will retire at the end of his current term on December 31.

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

  The Plumas County Board of Supervisors voted to put the $1.14 renovation project for the new one-stop permit center out to bid. The former Feather Publishing Company brick building in Quincy will be converted to house the Plumas County Planning Department and the Plumas County Engineering Department.

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.


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