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Remember When for the week of 1/26/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.........1936

California Governor Frank F. Merriman married the former Mrs. Jessie Stewart Lipsey this week. The new Mrs. Merriman will be receiving visitors at the Governor's mansion in Sacramento after March 1.

The Greenville Community Hall project, involving $11,383 by the federal Works Progress Administration (WPA) and $5,210 by the citizens of Greenville is being held up in Washington for final approval. The project will furnish five months work for an average of 30 men. Other WPA projects ready to proceed locally is the regrading the grounds at Quincy High School and reseeding the grounds and lawn at Greenville High School.

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Remember When for the week of 1/19/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO......1936

The longest rain storm in recent Plumas County history brought slides to the Western Pacific Railroad that had crews working valiantly this week to keep the line open near Pulga in the Feather River Canyon.

Advertisement: The H.M. & J. Night Club in Portola always has the best food, entertainment and drinks---and always a good floorshow!!

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Remember When for the week of 1/12/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing  Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

For the first time in 15 years women will serve on the Plumas County Superior Court trial juries. The jury lists compiled at the first of the year by the five Plumas County Board of Supervisors had been confined to male voters since 1920.

The Quincy Lumber Company box factory in Sloat resumed operations Saturday after a two week shut down.

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Remember When for the week of 1/5/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1936

The Plumas County Bank was sold to the Bank of America last Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock p.m. In six weeks the transaction will be completed and thereafter the institution will do business as a branch of Bank of America.

Telephone communication with Genesee was disrupted this week when a large tree fell across the wires and brought down ten poles of the line co-operatively maintained by the Genesee citizens and the United States Forest Service. The U.S.F.S. is rebuilding the line.

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Remember When for the week of 12/29/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO.....1930

Mrs. Minnie Metzker today joins the ranks of the Plumas National-Bulletin correspondents representing Beckwith in the columns of the county newspaper. Mrs. Metzker has been postmaster of the Beckwith post office for two years, resigning recently.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

Approximately 250 toys were given to local youths of needy families for Christmas that had been made and repaired by the inmates of the Plumas County jail.

Advertisement: New Years Eve Dance: western music by the Westerners at Fireside Lodge. Buffet dinner: $2.00 per person.

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