Remember When for 10/7/2009

Compiled by Keri B. Taborski
Newspaper Historian
100 YEARS AGO... 1909
Advertisement: Ring up Main 312 when in need of groceries, fruits or vegetables. Our wagon is always ready, to attend to your orders--Stephan & Fletcher, now located in the Clinch building in Quincy.

75 YEARS AGO...  1934
For the first time in four years, business on the Western Pacific Railroad in Portola has reached the point where it has been necessary to hire brakemen. In addition to calling all men back into service, eight new men have been added locally.

50 YEARS AGO... 1959
Actual cash outlay by Plumas County in connection with the conviction of Herbert Dale Lewis for the hatchet murder of Walter N. Lucas will amount to $10,021 by the time all claims are in.
Advertisement: Michael Todd's "Around the World in Eighty Days" at the Tom Hall Theater this weekend. Adults $1.00. Children 50¢.

30 YEARS AGO...  1979
Plumas   County's transient occupany tax (TOT), better known as the "bed tax" will go up six percent next month as the result of action by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors this week.
Directors of the  Chester Sanitary District granted final approval for Leroy Austin, owner of Feather River Disposal, to assume the solid waste pickup franchise from Curtis Lee.
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