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Remember When for the week of 12/29/2010

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

80 YEARS AGO.....1930

Mrs. Minnie Metzker today joins the ranks of the Plumas National-Bulletin correspondents representing Beckwith in the columns of the county newspaper. Mrs. Metzker has been postmaster of the Beckwith post office for two years, resigning recently.

50 YEARS AGO.....1960

Approximately 250 toys were given to local youths of needy families for Christmas that had been made and repaired by the inmates of the Plumas County jail.

Advertisement: New Years Eve Dance: western music by the Westerners at Fireside Lodge. Buffet dinner: $2.00 per person.

Advertisement: Celebrate New Years Eve at Paxton Lodge with dinner, dancing, noisemakers and overnight lodging: $15.00 a couple.

Advertisement: Go out to dinner New Years Eve at the Quincy House in Quincy: prime rib of beef: $2.75

Advertisement: Boyd's Market is open New Years Day 9 2 2 4 U.

30 YEARS AGO......1980

Everything you need for your New Years Day dinner available at local grocery stores: Smoked ham $1.29 per pound, prime rib roast $2.59 per pound, cream cheese 69 cents a package, egg nog 99 cents, jello 59 cents, cool whip 69 cents, champagne $1.98, tylenol tablets  $2.99.

10 YEARS AGO.....2000

Telemedicine, a new service that allows patients and their doctors to meet online with large hospitals and universities via computers and phone lines have been instituted at both Indian Valley Hospital in Greenville and Plumas District Hospital in Quincy.

 

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