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Remember When for the week of 3/7/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian

 

75 YEARS AGO.............1937

Advertisement:  Thompson Hotels assure you a happier visit to San Francisco. The Maurice, located at Post & Jones and The Canterbury, located at Sutter & Jones, are $2.50 a night per person and The Drake Wilshire, located at Stockton and Union Square is $2.00 per night per person.

Unused for many years past, the Beckwourth Church was reopened last Sunday. The church building is credited with having unusually fine acoustics.

 

50 YEARS AGO.........1962

Advertisement: Right before your eyes you see your dollars working for you when you shop at home !!! When you shop at home you see your community grow and prosper with good schools, maintained streets and excellent hospitals and churches. Always plenty of free parking too. You will do better in the end when you shop at home in the beginning.

Work on the new Antelope Valley reservoir lake above Taylorsville will begin this year. And a road, adequate for light traffic will be built between Highway 40A and the new Frenchman Lake this year also.

 

25 YEARS AGO.............1987

Television cable customers in Graeagle, Indian Valley and American Valley will begin paying $15.95 for monthly services--a 6.6 per cent rate increase.

After months of debate the Greenville Community Services District voted to move their train depot to Greenville Park. An advisory committee will be formed to assist in planning the move and rehabilitation of the depot building.

Joyce Stockwell of Lake Almanor was the winner of a $50,000 scratch-off lottery ticket. Bought at the Susanville Thrifty Store, the Stockwells are the owners of the Village Inn Restaurant on the Lake Almanor Peninsula.

 

10 YEARS AGO......2002

The Feather River College Board of Trustees this week approved a site plan for the campus to include a new soccer field, softball fields, horse stables, horse arena and a classroom for the lower portion of the Quincy campus.

 

Note: items included in the weekly Remember When column are taken from our bound newspaper archives and represent writing styles of that particular period. The spelling and grammar are not edited, so the copy is presented as it actually appeared in the original newspaper.

 

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