Remember When for Oct. 14, 2014
117 years ago
George Nellson, of Adin, broke his back when he was thrown into a fence while riding one of his ranch cows. He was unable to move and laid there for two days before a friend discovered him dead.
67 years ago
Rationing administrator Langdon W. Owen reported widespread price ceiling violations in Susanville to the Lassen County War Price and Ration Board. Citing numerous instances of consumer rip-offs, Owen blamed the lack of public paying for merchandise. The ceilings were installed to stabilize the cost of living in the area.