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Remember When for the week of 5/19/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 80 YEARS AGO....1930

     Census figures made public today give to Plumas County a total population of 7,909 as against 5,681 in 1920. This is a clear gain of 228 over the last ten year period.
     At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Plumas County High Schools, W.A. Kingdon of Crescent Mills was elected president for the ensuing year with E.I. Lane of Portola vice president and Mrs. A.L. Bar of Quincy secretary and clerk for the fourth consecutive year.

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Remember When for the week of 5/12/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors in session Monday authorized the issuance of a soft drink license to Melvin L. Speagle and Mella T. Roberts, both of Chester.
    C. R. Clark, businessman of Taylorsville, plans to start erection of a 40 foot by 80 foot garage building upon a corner lot opposite of the Golconda Hotel. He is also erecting a 12,000 gallon capacity water tank in the rear of the hotel that will supply water to the hotel and provide a reserve for fire protection. Also at Taylorsville at the hotel, new floors will be laid and walls covered and painted.

 

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Remember When for the week of 5/5/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    Advertisement: Gifts for Mother's Day at Portola Mercantile--Gifts suitable for Mother include silk gloves, house frock, silk hoisery, silk umbrellas.
    Advertisement: Just in time for Spring--Bertie Lee Keen will be in Plumas County during the month of May to do natural permanent hair waving as follows: Lee Lodge in Chester, Phil's Barber Shop in Greenville, Adele's Beauty Shop in Quincy. Graeagle, Portola and Walker Mine locations to be announced.

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Remember When for the week of 4/28/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather River Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO... 1930
    Advertisement: Greenville Hot Springs now open under new management of A.F. White offering clean and sanitary mineral baths, plunge tubs and showers. Located in Greenville, California.
    When the work of the census taker at Portola has been completed it is believed that better than 1200 to 1400 residents will have been counted there.

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Remember When for the week of 4/21/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian


80 YEARS AGO... 1930
At a Graeagle town meeting held this week it was voted to construct a boxing site on the site of the old baseball diamond on the edge of town. The 16-foot ring on a 34-foot platform with five tiers of seats will be erected at once.

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