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Remember When for the week of 3/16/2011

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.......1936

Twenty-eight acts participated and competed for $40.00 in prize monies in the Plumas County Amateur Hour Show last night in Quincy and the 45 cent admittance fee for the the show benefitted the Plumas County bands. The $15.00 first prize was won by the Davis boys of Quincy who were costumed in Raggedy Andy outfits and sang two country boy songs.



50 YEARS AGO.......1961

Advertisement: Luck of the Irish specials for St. Patrick's Day advertised at local grocery stores this week-corned beef 68 cents per pound, cabbage 5 cents a head, green spinach 21 cents a can, green pickles 25 cents a jar, green avocados 4 cents each and green artichokes 5 cents each.

25 YEARS AGO.......1986


Celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Grocery items featured in this week's grocery stores include corned beef $1.29 per pound, cabbage 9 cents a head, red potatoes 25 cents per pound, green dill pickles $1.59 a jar, Bailey's Irish Cream $11.99.

10 YEARS AGO.......2001


Mary Mooney will retire from the a position she has held for the last ten years as Plumas County Auditor/Controller effective in June after 27 years as a Plumas County employee.

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