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Remember When for the week of 3/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    The American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Easter egg hunt will be held at the old Quincy racetrack located west of Quincy High School this weekend where 60 dozen eggs will be hidden.

    A charter granted by Rotary International will be presented to the newly formed Portola Rotary Club at ceremonies held Saturday night.

    Classified advertisement: Brambach baby grand piano for sale, $300. Call Quincy #27.

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Remember When for the week of 3/21/2013

Keri Taborski

Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    Reconstruction of the Keddie-Quincy bottleneck on the Feather River Highway will be undertaken as soon as the funds become available, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors was assured in a a letter received from California State Governor Frank Merriman this week.

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Remember When for the week of 3/14/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

Skippy the heroic dog received the Latham Foundation Medal of Honor presented at the Oakland Kennel Club show last week. On the medal was engraved : “loyal, faithful Skippy guarded the body of owner Winona Ferris who died on the Middle Fork of the Feather River in Belden in February of 1938”.

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Remember When for the week of 3/7/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    Advertisement: George T. Thompson Hotels assure you a happier visit in San Francisco. The Maurice and Canterbury Hotels: $2.50 per night and the Drake Wilshire Hotel: $2.00 per night.

    A old time snow show race utilizing old style longboard skis vs. modern, shorter hardwood skis that was to be held Sunday at Johnsville was cancelled due to stormy weather. An $80.00 purse was offered and posted for the winner by the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce, sponsor of the races.The races will be re-scheduled.

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Remember When for the week of 2/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

    Advertisement: Don’t let bad weather or anything else keep you from enjoying the dancing at Red Feather this weekend. A six piece dance band plays for your dancing pleasure...the best dance band we have ever had !! Delicious Chinese food and mixed drinks of all kinds. Located at Portola, California.

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