The newspaper printed an opinion column that preached the importance of distinguishing the two classes of people that make up the country’s population.
It said there were a “first class” and a “second class.” The first was composed of those who were ambitious and were the “salt that keeps the town from spoiling.” The second was the complainers who always have their hand in something that falls.
Two masked men entered the Susanville Post Office and, at gunpoint, forced the postmaster to hand over more than $1,200 in cash. The robbers escaped.
65 years ago
The Susanville Chamber of Commerce forwarded a letter to the War Production Board in San Francisco, requesting Southern Lassen County be designated as a housing area for Herlong defense workers. The Chamber complained the city did not have enough available housing to accompany the large influx of defense and timber workers.