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Remember When

Remember When for the week of 12/14/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO...........1936

Lack of snow to date has resulted in ideal skating conditions on the river ponds throughout Plumas.

Lights were turned on this week on the thirty foot outdoor Christmas tree placed in the courthouse square.

 

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Remember When for the week of 12/7/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

Advertisement: New Ford V-8 automobiles offering decidedly increased gasoline mileage. Priced as low as $480.--W.J. Hamblin dealership in Quincy.

Plumas County’s famous and distinctive advertising symbol--the red feather--will be carried into new fields and venues by residents who are having the feather painted on their automobiles.

 

50 YEARS AGO.....,.....1961

A new housing subdivision in Chester, named Vision Lake Tract, consisting of 191 lots situated just south of Chester High School, has been approved by the Plumas County Planning Commission. The property which surrounds a small lake has been cleared and roads have been put in.

 

25 YEARS AGO........1986

The Plumas County fair board delayed it’s decision to re-advertise for a county fair manager after being unable to choose from among 15 applicants to replace Al Plank.

The Plumas County Chamber of Commerce elected new directors: Edie Hamby of Eastern Plumas County, Dennis Mason of the Chester-Lake Almanor area, Mike Taborski of the Quincy area,  Shari Alvers and Mike Maguire of the Indian Valley area.

 

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Remember When for the week of 11/30/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO...........1936

Classified advertisement: For Sale--20 Chester white weener pigs $4.00 each. Call P.R. Evans, Genesee.

Advertisement: Free coffee demonstration. A representative from Schilling Coffee Company will serve free coffee and cookies all day Saturday at Kirpatricks Market. Sells for 2 pounds for 53 cents.

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Remember When for the week of 11/16/2011

Keri Taborski
Feahter Publishing Historian

75 YEARS AGO..........1936

Move them out! S.F. Brown of Crescent Mills in Indian Valley started out for his winter range near Chico with 650 head of cattle. There were seven riders with the herd accompanied by a truck carrying provisions and bedrolls for the week on the trail.

 

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Remember When for the week of 11/9/2011

Keri Taborwski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO...........1936

Plumas County joined the President Roosevelt national landslide when voters of Plumas County unanimously voted for Roosevelt as well in last week’s election. 2,430 Plumas County voters elected Roosevelt and 639 voted for Landon.

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