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Remember When for the week of 4/10/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915

72 year old William C. Ward, former editor of the Plumas National newspaper arrived in Quincy this week. He worked on the first newspaper established in Quincy--the old Mountaineer in 1856. He was also employed on the Plumas Argus and later on the Quincy Union. Shortly after the establishment of the Plumas National in 1866, he became the sole owner in 1869 until 1884.

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Remember When for the week of 4/3/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
Easter advertising in this weeks newspaper: Latest in ladie’s Easter hats are available at Hoffman's Millinery Parlor, Main Street, Quincy. Special attention is called to our showing of novelty hats in bloom pluvel and velvets.

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Remember When for the week of 3/27/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

100 YEARS AGO.....1915
The Quincy Chamber of Commerce has endorsed a petition asking that the Western Pacific Railway Company to change the name of their railroad station at Marston, where the Quincy Western Railroad connects with the Western Pacific, to that of Quincy Junction.

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Remember When for the week of 3/20/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915
Plumas County’s neighboring city of Reno, Nevada this week celebrated its rejuvenation as the “easy divorce” mecca of the United States when a Nevada State legislative bill was signed providing only six months residency before a divorce can be granted.

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Remember When for the week of 3/13/2015

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


100 YEARS AGO.....1915
200 tons of raw silk from China, worth four million dollars passed through Plumas County on Tuesday on Western Pacific Railroad enroute from San Francisco to New York City. The train was made up of 132 cars and was carefully guarded by 12 armed deputies of the railroad company. Silk is worth $10.00 a pound

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