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.
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.
75 YEARS AGO... 1936
Total circulation of books through the Plumas County library system is currently 9,917. Of that total, 8,200 books were circulated through fifteen branches in Plumas County and 1,717 books were circulated through branches in Sierra County.
Many entries have been received from all parts of Plumas County including Indian Valley, Graeagle, Keddie, Portola, Vinton and Twain for the Plumas County Amateur Hour Show to be held in Quincy on March 20.
75 YEARS AGO.....1936
1,000 invitations were mailed this week by the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce to residents of Plumas County to identify themselves with this organization. The mailers ask that residents make an investment in Plumas County's future. Dues are $3.00 per year or $1.50 per year for women.
The ever growing office supply department of the Feather River Bulletin expanded this week when E.T. diVecchio of San Francisco was retained. He is a specialist in bookkeeping systems and an expert in filing equipment, typewriter ribbons, carbon printed forms, rubber stamps and all other office supplies and will provide stationery service locally.
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