Remember When for the week of 9/13/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

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

    Portola's total school enrollment on opening day this year, including elementary and high school, is 422 students. Quincy area school opening day enrollment, including elementary and high school students,  total 628 this year.

    A damage suit for $5,250.00 was filed in Plumas County Superior Court this week in a lawsuit of Manila Mower of Portola vs. the Feather River Stage Company. She alleges that she was forced to jump off one of the company owned stage as it came down a hill at Buck s Lake last year when the stage caught fire.

50 YEARS AGO........1963

    The State Controllers office records shows Plumas County has 9,356 motor vehicles registered as of June 30.

    Advertisement: Bob's Fine Foods located opposite the courthouse in Quincy offers complete dinners: veal scaloppine $2.35, fried chicken $2.00, roast beef $2.25.

25 YEARS AGO........1988

    The $27.4 million budget adopted by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors after a week of hearings, adds three new full time employees, including a co-administrative assistant.

10 YEARS AGO.....2003

    It took two split votes but the Plumas County Board of Supervisors will hire a County Counsel at a salary of $90,000 a year and a County Administrative assistant at an annual salary of $80,000-$90,000.

    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors has appointed Deputy County Counsel Barbara Snelling as interim County Counsel at $6,000 a month, replacing Rob Shulman, who resigned.

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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