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Remember When for the week of 4/13/2011

75 YEARS AGO... 1936
The Plumas County Division of Highways maintenance station was waiting today for authorization to start clearing Bucks Ranch Road.
A distributing depot for three popular brands of beer was established in Quincy to provide distributorship throughout Plumas County by Bowman's of Chico. It will distribute Golden State, Pilsnergold and Burgemeister beer throughout Plumas County.

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Remember When for the week of 4/6/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

The beautiful new grammar school at Portola was presented to the community at dedication ceremonies Monday night. 25 acres of ground was obtained from the Western Pacific Railroad Company, part of it for the school building and part of it for the playfield.

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Remember When for the week of 3/30/2011

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

Advertisement: Greenville Theater presents the movie "Annie Oakley" starring Barbara Stanwyck and the Gilda Theater in Portola presents "Curly" starring Shirley Temple.

Announcement: The baby stork visited two homes this week, leaving quadruplets in each case. The Frank McCollum family claims their new Persian kittens are cuter than the Harry Harding family kittens.

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Remember When for the week of 3/23/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publsihing Historian


75 YEARS AGO......1936

Former Plumas County Board of Supervisor A.J. Long, 77, who served the Portola/Beckwourth township from 1916 to 1928 and later was Plumas County Justice of the Peace, died this week in Portola. Prior to coming to Portola some 30 years ago he was Lassen County Clerk in Susanville.

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Remember When for the week of 3/16/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

Twenty-eight acts participated and competed for $40.00 in prize monies in the Plumas County Amateur Hour Show last night in Quincy and the 45 cent admittance fee for the the show benefitted the Plumas County bands. The $15.00 first prize was won by the Davis boys of Quincy who were costumed in Raggedy Andy outfits and sang two country boy songs.

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