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Remember When for the week of 3/28/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

Weather permitting, 1937 operations at the big Setzer Box Company sawmill will start in Greenville over the coming weekend. Extensive improvements have been made at the mill during the winter shut-down to increase production.

Wages paid to workers on Plumas County roads were increased by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors by 50 cents a day. The new pay scale is $4.00 per day for laborers, $4.50 per day for truck drivers, cat and blademen are $5.50 per day and foremen $6.00 per day.

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Remember When for the week of 3/21/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

The two sawmills of the Quincy Lumber Company will start operations April 15, announced general manager C.A. King. The sawmills are expected to saw 20 million board feet at Sloat and 15 million board feet at Quincy, resulting in the biggest year for the company since 1929. The timber is being cut from both the Butterfly Valley and Poplar Valley logging areas.

Sawing operations will start at the Meadow Valley Lumber Company at Spanish Ranch next week, with a three million board feet deck on hand until woods operations can commence.

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Remember When for the week of 3/14/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

The question of the possible incorporation of Quincy was put to 30 random residents this week by the Feather River Bulletin’s inquiring reporter drawing 17 affirmatives, 4 opposed, 5 undecided and 4 indifferent. The topic was raised in observance of the possible incorporation plans posed by the Quincy Chamber of Commerce for the past two years.

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Remember When for the week of 3/7/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

Advertisement:  Thompson Hotels assure you a happier visit to San Francisco. The Maurice, located at Post & Jones and The Canterbury, located at Sutter & Jones, are $2.50 a night per person and The Drake Wilshire, located at Stockton and Union Square is $2.00 per night per person.

Unused for many years past, the Beckwourth Church was reopened last Sunday. The church building is credited with having unusually fine acoustics.

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Remember When for the week of 2/14/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

The question of the possible incorporation of Quincy was put to 30 random residents this week by the Feather River Bulletin’s inquiring reporter drawing 17 affirmatives, 4 opposed, 5 undecided and 4 indifferent. The topic was raised in observance of the possible incorporation plans posed by the Quincy Chamber of Commerce for the past two years.

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