Remember When 10/29/08

100 Years Ago … 1908
Advertisement: A citizen born in San Francisco February 5, 1878. First class cook in hotel or camp. Wages: $65.80 per month. Address Gee Chuck in care of Chinatown, Quincy, California.
Editorial: There are two propositions upon which the voters of Plumas County should be united at the election Tuesday--the establishment of a Plumas County high school and the erection of a new Plumas County hospital.

75 Years Ago … 1933
Gold is bringing a price of $26.00 per ounce this week at the Plumas County Bank. The Quincy Drug Store will also pay $26.00. The bank or drug store does not try to make a profit on this business for the purpose to give the local miners no reason to travel to Sacramento or San Francisco buyer institutions.

50 Years Ago … 1958
A five acre site located west of the junctions of Highway 36 and 89 has been acquired for development into a cemetery by the recently formed Chester Cemetery District. The property was donated by Collins Pine in Chester and has not a cemetery at the present time.

25 Years Ago … 1983
Chester’s Martin Ranch received approval by the Plumas County Planning Commission proposing a division of 79 acres into 67 one-acre lots.

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