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Remember When for the week of 5/2/2014

 

Keri Taborksi
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.....1939

Advertisement: Get all you opening day fishing gear at Quincy Hardware-- The Feather River Wonderland fisherman's headquarters: Creels priced from $1.35 to $3.25, salmon roe 35 cents, flies 15 cents.

A baseball diamond is being built near the Cedar Tavern on the highway at the entrance to Sloat.

50 YEARS AGO.....1964

The Meadow Valley Lumber Company will close the mill at Greenville and the logs will be transported to the High Sierra Pine Mills plant at Twain. The Greenville plant, built in 1934 and bought by the Meadow Valley Lumber Company in 1958, employed 68 men with a monthly payroll of $35,000.

25 YEARS AGO.....1989

Low flying airplanes will spray a bacteria again on the pesky moth larvae that feed primarily on white fit trees native to Plumas County. The moth has infested more than 100,000 acres in both Plumas and Lassen National Forests.

10 YEARS AGO.....2004

When Plumas County District Attorney Jeff Cunan vowed addressing truancy issues in the Plumas schools as one of his top priorities, he meant it. One Portola parent, one Quincy parent, two Greenville parents and two Chester parents have been charged with misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of minors. Seven children, between the ages of 9 and 15 are involved.

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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