Remember When for the week of 3/6/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Another satisfied customer: Dated March 1, 1919 from Loyalton to the Editor: Enclosed find a check for $3.00 for renewal of the one year subscription to the Plumas National Bulletin. The PNB is the same good newspaper, only better. I read everything in it–even the advertising. Matteo Ramelli, Loyalton, California.

Home for sale: One dwelling house. Main house of seven rooms and annex of two rooms, suitable for renting or laundry. One barn with hay room, stall and wagon shed. One chicken house and fenced run. Water rights and standing timber, all contained on better than a half an acre. $2500–Ed Garner, Quincy.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Plumas County’s “Winter Wonderland” exhibit won first prize and $700 prize money at the 54th National Orange Show in San Bernardino. Plumas County Chamber of Commerce manager Bob Moon stated that some 40,000 persons attended the 10 day show.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Plumas County will be running to the border soon when Taco bell opens a shop in Quincy, located at the Plumas Pines Shopping Center in Quincy. The 70 seat fast food restaurant will locate in the former Brunswig Shoe store space.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors appointed longtime Plumas County Tax Collector employee Susie Grant as Plumas County treasurer, replacing Ginny Dunbar, who has retired.

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

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