Subscribe by Email

Connect with SusanvilleStuff.com

FacebookTwitterRSSYoutube

LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – March 9th, 1912

Friday, March 9th, 2018

The Emerson Hotel at the corner of Main and Lassen streets in the late 1910’s

Mariner Brings Budget of News
March 9, 1912

J. D. Mariner, the music man, has just returned from a week’s business trip through Honey Lake Valley and Susanville and reports that section a very busy part of the country. Many large deals in real estate have recently been made and a number of new buildings are in the course of construction or soon to be started among which are the new Orpheum Theatre building, Knoch addition to the Masonic temple, the new Asher building, about 100 feet front and to be built of stone, and Pardee & Bangthma building; also several new residences.

About six miles from town Galepi Brothers are erecting a large sawmill. The extension of the water system is just being completed, and Susanville is blessed with the finest cold mountain water ever drunk.

Nearly every day there are new homeseekers looking over the valley for a location. Contractors have been let for the construction of a large reservoir to be built near Janesville to store water for irrigation purposes.

In addition to the other improvements now taking place in Susanville they are soon to have a 20-piece brass band to be organized under the leadership of Walter Hastings of Reno; also a strong baseball team under the management of G. H. Smith of Susanville, who expects to send out challenges to all the best teams in this section.

The case of Editor Fred C. Sefton of the Lassen Weekly Mail against County Clerk George E. Bassett for assault and battery was brought up for the jury trial Monday afternoon, but after considerable discussion was thrown out of court.


                                    
If we could have a moment of your time...

In the last 15 years SusanvilleStuff has become Lassen County's most influential media source with an average of 21,000 people visiting and reading stories about our little corner of the world each week.

SusanvilleStuff is our area's only locally owned news and information source and our commitment is to our friends and neighbors, with the goal of creating the best, all-around, most reliable content, while at the same time highlighting what makes Susanville and Lassen County so incredibly unique.
     
       
Why We Need Reader Support
Our independent, local coverage takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. While we make most of our money from advertising revenues, these days those can only go so far to support what we do. Every dollar our readers contribute goes towards making SusanvilleStuff a stronger voice in the community with better, more comprehensive content. We increasingly need the help of our readers to support us with either a voluntary subscription or a one-time contribution.

You don't have to subscribe to SusanvilleStuff, but we will be incredibly thankful if you do!

If you would like to contribute to SusanvilleStuff you can click here for subscription options

Posted by on . Filed under This Day in History. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

>Email us News
115 S. Roop Susanville, CA
530.257.7138