75 YEARS AGO..........1936
Residents of Plumas County from La Porte to Chester saw one of the heaviest hail storms ever on record yesterday at Noon. The storm was punctuated by thunder and lightning.
Lake Almanor Resort founder and businessman J.N. Boshoff, 67, died Sunday night. He established Hamilton Park Resort 14 years ago.
The Quincy Lumber Company sawmill in Quincy resumed sawing operations this morning. The sawmill, shut down since 1930, will work until winter weather conditions set in. The logs for the sawmill have been provided by timber in Butterfly Valley.
75 YEARS AGO......1936
Of the 18 national forests in California the Plumas National Forest has the worst fire record in the state of California this year with a total of eight fires during the past week alone. The total this year now stands at 116 in the Plumas National Forest. Of the 116 fires, 98 were started by campers.
75 YEARS AGO.......1936
200 acres of timber was destroyed in Genesee Friday, also leveling a barn and a chicken house on the V. Marley Ranch. The fire is believed to be caused by spontaneous combustion. The fire caused a timber loss of $2,500.
75 YEARS AGO........1936
Advertisement: Famous mountain grown blackberries from Charles Uslenghi in Virgilia, we are picking them now. Order them early. $1.50 a crate, 20 baskets to a crate.
Fifty prizes will be given away at the Nuchester Pavilion at the Chester Chamber of Commerce dance for the benefit of its advertising fund. Admission to the dance is $1.00. Proceeds will be used to advertise the Chester recreational area.
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