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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Remember When for April 14, 2015

92 years ago

If each county resident gave $500 for the relief of widows and orphans of World War I, Scott McArthur, of Standish, agreed to donate the same amount. It is not known how much money the relief-drive generated.

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Remember When for April 7, 2015

125 years ago

A slight shock from an earthquake visited Susanville about 6:30 a.m. one morning. It shook the tinware in Alexander’s store and the nerves of many residents.

And, the Susan River overflowed its banks down at the bridge just below Hall and Snyder’s mill. The backwater cut a channel around the old blacksmith’s shop across to the other arm of the river.

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Remember When for March 31, 2015

125 years ago

Tom Dennin said some unprincipled sportsman put giant powder in the creek near his Mountain Meadow ranch last winter and made sad havoc among the trout. Dennin said his creek used to be the best trout stream in the country, but with such acts of vandalism, it could be worthless as a fishing ground.

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Remember When for March 24, 2015

125 years ago

A great deal of trouble and vexation caused to the traveling public by the bottomless condition of the piece of road in front of Sugru’s place might be overcome by the judicious use of sagebrush which abounds on each side of the road.

A plentiful layer of sagebrush lain crosswise of the crack is an excellent means of temporary relief from an embargo of mud.

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Remember When for March 17, 2015

125 years ago

Henry Bereman bought a handsome Studebaker buggy to match his handsome horse. Now, according to the paper, if he could only find a handsome girl to ride with him, the turnout would be complete.

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