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Remember When for the week of 12/19/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    A storm which wreaked millions of dollars worth of damage throughout northern California and Plumas County has closed the Feather River Highway with damage to the highway estimated to be a quarter of a million dollars. Chester was the hardest hit of the towns in Plumas County as the bridge at the entrance to Chester from the west was washed out. County bridges at Johnsville and Grays Flat were also washed out.

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Remember When for the week of 12/12/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    The Greenville Fire Department was called out Tuesday morning when a fire started at the Pastime Club from a defective flue. Damage was slight.

    E.E. Struble was arrested in a Quincy restaurant Tuesday night on suspicion of counterfeiting. He is alleged to have passed a number of bogus 50 cents pieces. Struble was sitting at the counter reading the Feather River Bulletin that he had purchased with the funny money when Plumas County Sheriff Braden arrested him.

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Remember When for the week of 12/5/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1937
    The $20,000 War Memorial building in Portola built by Plumas County will be dedicated Saturday night.
    Striping of the Feather River Highway is expected to be completed tonight. The work was started at Keddie yesterday and by nightfall the crew had reached a point west of Belden approximately half the distance in the Plumas County State Highway maintenance district. The other half is the jurisdiction of Butte County.

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Remember When for the week of 11/28/2012

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    The heaviest rain in the 12 day storm that has skyrocketed precipitation in Plumas County to a point more than double the average of the last 40 years fell in a five hour period Tuesday morning. The rain brought this years total to 16.04 inches with the normal on average for the last 40 years registering at 7.90 inches. Streams are running bank full and the Feather River canyon was closed for two hours Friday with an earth slide.

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Remember When for the week of 11/21/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1937

    Values for Thanksgiving festivities as advertised by local grocery stores: mincemeat 24 cents a jar, butter 38 cents a pound, celery 9 cents a bunch, fresh cranberries 9 cents a pound, pomegranates 3 cents each, apple cider 57 cents a gallon, canned cranberry sauce 16 cents a can, black olives 14 cents a can, mayonnaise 43 cents a quart.

    Order your Thanksgiving turkey today to make sure you will get exactly the bird you want. Ours are strictly grain fed, fat and tender— Plumas Meat Market.

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