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Remember When

Remember When

Remember When for the week of 7/4/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.......1938

    The Feather River Jubilee is underway to celebrate the Fourth of July. The fun-filled weekend will include a carnival on Bradley Street in Quincy near Quincy Drug Store, a Jubilee Ball Saturday night, fireworks, a parade, a band concert, talent show and baseball games.

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Remember When for the week of 6/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARSAGO..........1938

    A new weekly column will begin this week in this issue of this newspaper, the Plumas National-Bulletin. The Hot Spot by Alice Vaughan will feature clever homemaking hints for housewives.

    The new section of the Almanor Forest Highway from Paxton to Crescent Mills and the grade separation structure at the south entrance to Greenville on the same route will be completed by the end of the year. The narrow bridge across from Wolf Creek will then be abandoned upon completion.

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Remember When for the week of 6/19/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

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

An explosion of a gasoline engine set fire to and destroyed the tank house from which Vinton homes draw their water supply Sunday afternoon.

Main Street Quincy will be the route of the Feather River Highway through Quincy when the complete artery is finally competed from Keddie to the county seat.

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Remember When for the week of 6/13/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Minimum rates applying to contract  work only, have been set by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. Skilled labor: $1.00 per hour, intermediate labor: 75 cents per hour and common labor: 50 cents per hour. These rates are higher than the wages paid to permanent employees for Plumas County road work and similar jobs.

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Remember When for the week of 6/6/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 Years Ago........1938

    The Marysville-La Porte stage made the trip for the first time this season this week. Mail service to La Porte, which is handled out of Quincy from June until November, is being handled by stage and skiers.

    A water district for Blairsden to provide for domestic water needs and fire protection has been formed and will be supplied from sources by the Western Paicific Railroad Company.

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