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Remember When for the week of 2/3/2010

Kari Taborski
Historian
Feather River Publishing

80 YEARS AGO...1930
    Advertisement: For tasty, home cooked meals visit the Quincy Coffee Shop where you will find everything of the best and where you will receive every courteous attention with coffee, cakes and pie beyond compare.
    Advertisement: When visiting San Francisco stay at the Ramona Hotel--a one price stopping place. Quiet, refined and harmonious. Make it home when in San Francisco.

 50 YEARS AGO...1960
    Archie Hamlin of Blairsden was elected president of the Plumas County Fair Board. Other officers include Fred Guidici of Chilcoot, vice-president and Carol Bellamy of Quincy, treasurer. Directors include: E.L. Walters of Greenville; Marcel Bony of Sierraville; C.L. Peckinpah of Quincy; C. Roy Carmichael of Portola, Arthur Peter and John Hardgrave of Taylorsville.

30 YEARS AGO...1980
    Turmoil at Feather River College resulting in votes of ìno confidenceî in FRC President Lyndell Cheeves by both the instructional and classified staffs brought Peralta Community College District Chancellor Max Tadlock to Quincy this week.
    Record Breakers: Louisiana Pacificís Crescent Mills lumbermill broke a production record last Friday night by processing 246,297 board feet of lumber in a single shift. The crew planed, stacked, bound and tallied the record footage, breaking the previous record of 201,767 board feet.

10 YEARS AGO...2000
    Quincy car dealership Nugget Motors has been purchased by Caesar Jha and will be re-named Caesarís Nugget Motors.
    Plumas County Superior Court Judge Stanley Young ruled that accused killer Michael W. Franklin will stand before a jury trial after hearing pre-trial arguments. He is allegedly accused of murdering his wife in 1996 at Bucks Lake during a snowmobile excursion.

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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