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Remember When for the week of 2/14/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Advertisement: You need the Plumas County newspaper. If you live in Plumas County or have interests here you need the Feather River Bulletin at only $2.50 per year.

    Skippy the little white dog of uncertain lineage who left a Winters Creek cabin February 16 with his mistress Mrs. Winona Ferris, in an attempt to reach human habitation over the snow of the Middle Fork of the Feather River, reached Quincy Sunday. He had stayed there with the frozen body of Ferris for ten days.

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Remember When for the week of 2/7/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    The California State Highway Patrol office in Plumas County reports that they have collected $18,500 during January after issuing 1688 license plates to Plumas County residents.

    The big ten day storm ended Monday after dumping twice the amount of normal rain and snow for the season. Mail, telephone and telegraph service was interrupted at times, but the Feather River Highway remained open.

    Sixteen district area Rotary Clubs will be represented at charter night ceremonies in Portola next month when the newly formed Portola Rotary Club receives its charter from Rotary International.

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Remember When for the week of 1/30/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

    A three day storm brought some five inches of precipitation throughout Plumas County. A high wind brought snow on Monday night which continued most of Tuesday and then turned into a cold rain, making for slushy roads in Plumas.

    In this weeks newspaper is a picture of J. Groundhog, owned by C. Felix Stouky of Squirrel Creek. The little fellow peeked out of his winter quarters yesterday long enough to see the big snow storm, failing to cast a shadow indicating more winter.

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Remember When for the week of 1/23/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Harry Philpot got his hat back Friday morning — at the Plumas County jail in Quincy where he is being held. He admitted to losing his hat when a dog chased him from Schieser’s chicken house Thursday night. He was sentenced to serve 60 days in jail for stealing chickens.

    The fee that the State of California charges its citizens for the privilege of driving an automobile will double after tomorrow. Fees are based on the value of the automobile and a $3.00 registration fee.

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Remember When for the week of 1/16/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

    Advertisement: Light lunches served at our fountain at all hours. Waffles are our speciality-- and boy!--are they good! Quincy Drug Store fountain, Phone 48.

    Bids will be called soon for the construction of the Portola Theater on a lot measuring 60 feet by 115 feet located at the intersection of Commercial and Gulling Streets at a cost of approximately $30,000.

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