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.
75 YEARS AGO..........1936
The Lake Almanor Inn, store and building was destroyed by fire at midnight Sat. The main building which houses the dining room and hotel was saved. The store carried a full stock at the time of the fire. Loss was estimated at more than $10,000. A bucket brigade system extinguished the blaze that spread from the store.
75 YEARS AGO.........1936
Joy Belle Jackson assumed the duties of Plumas County Librarian this week succeeding Mrs. J. Watson, who resigned. Miss Jackson and her mother have taken residence at the Lasswell House on Jackson Street in Quincy.
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