75 YEARS AGO........1937
The Biggest Little Show in the West, the 17th annual Chester Rodeo, will be held Saturday. Admission to the 3,000 covered seats is only $1.00 including tax. Bronc and bull riding, wild cow milking, clowning and other features. will be presented. Dancing Saturday and Sunday nights.
75 YEARS AGO.......1937
Advertisement: Beat the summer heat with a big glass of limeade using fresh limes. This weeks special...only 10 cents at the Quincy Drug Store fountain. Phone Quincy 48.
Advertisement: Town Hall Theater showing Braddock-Lewis fight pictures Friday and Saturday night.
Deeming that Plumas County roads are not suitable for the operation of snow plows on them, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors decided not to acquire a snow plow this year.
75 YEARS AGO.............1937
Advertisement: Feather River Inn at Blairsden grand opening under new management on Saturday. Enjoy the festivities, the grand dinner and dance with music provided by Bob Besuka and his famous orchestra.
Pleading for the preservation of California's wilderness, California Governor Frank F. Merriman addressed a convention of some 70 California newspaper publishers at Johnsville Saturday night as the guest of the annual Plumas County visit of the California Newspaper Publishers Association. The week-long convention included a Governor’s dinner at Bucks Lake Friday night and a Governor's trout breakfast Sunday morning.
75 YEARS AGO...........1937
The Plumas County visit of members of the California Newspaper Publishers Association will attract prominent state officials and outstanding newspaper publishers to be held over the weekend at the Canyon Inn in Johnsville, the fabulous summer resort. California Governor Frank P. Merriman will be in attendance at the Governor's party to be held at Bucks Lake Lodge Friday night. The CNPA consists of 414 newspapers throughout California.
75 YEARS AGO......1937
The Beckwourth Memorial monument will be dedicated at Beckwourth Pass this Sunday by the Las Plumas Chapter of the Daughters of the Golden West of Portola. Beckwourth was an Indian scout who discovered the low pass through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1851. He was employed by the city of Marysville to build a trail from Sierra Valley to Marysville by way of Mohawk, American Valley and Bucks Ranch. He owned a trading post in Sierra Valley, the building now used as a dairy house on the Guido Ramelli Ranch located two miles east of Beckwourth.
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