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Remember When for the week of 1/3/2014

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.....1938

The Indians living in Plumas County expect a very heavy storm soon. Deer are moving down from the mountains and making their way to Nevada where snow does not fall so deep and feed is easier to find. The deer movement has been observed during the past week indicating a heavy winter.

California Governor Culbert Olson invites all Californians to the big free barbeque he is hosting Saturday in Sacramento as part of his inaugural celebration.

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Remember When for the week of 12/27/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1938

The outdoor trees of the Kelton family and the Hunt family were awarded the cash prize in the Christmas decoration contest in Quincy sponsored by the Quincy 20-30 Club. The $5.00 prize was shared and awarded equally. An additional $5.00 prize was awarded to the Quincy Drug Store Fountain for best holiday show window.

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Remember When for the week of 12/20/2013

75 YEARS AGO.....1938

More than 1,500 fir trees were cut in Plumas National Forest this year with free permits for use as domestic holiday decorations. No commercial cutting was permitted this year.

Short wave radio receiving equipment was installed in the California Highway Patrol office at Quincy yesterday enabling local officers to listen to messages sent from Sacramento. Transmitting equipment may be installed at a later date.

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Remember When for the week of 12/13/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO.....1938

Santa Claus will make an appearance after the free matinee at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy at 4 p.m. to meet with children of Plumas County to go over their Christmas wish lists.

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Remember When for the week of 12/6/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO......1938

Be prepared for winter sports! Skis $18.00 to $26.50, toboggans 6 feet — $9.95, 10 feet — $12.95, ice skates $4.95. All available at Quincy Hardware Company — Phone 87 Quincy.

Another free campground on the Feather River Highway was approved by the United States Forest Service. The USFS camp will be located near Grays Flat and will be similar to camp developments at Belden and Twin Bridges. Heavy tourist traffic has resulted in the opening of the Feather River Highway in August 1937.

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