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Remember When for the week of 11/21/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

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

    Values for Thanksgiving festivities as advertised by local grocery stores: mincemeat 24 cents a jar, butter 38 cents a pound, celery 9 cents a bunch, fresh cranberries 9 cents a pound, pomegranates 3 cents each, apple cider 57 cents a gallon, canned cranberry sauce 16 cents a can, black olives 14 cents a can, mayonnaise 43 cents a quart.

    Order your Thanksgiving turkey today to make sure you will get exactly the bird you want. Ours are strictly grain fed, fat and tender— Plumas Meat Market.

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

    Thanksgiving grocery specials as advertised this week: Turkey 43 cents per pound, stuffing 33 cents a bag, canned yams 24 cents a can, canned black olives 22 cents a can, fresh cranberries 29 cents a pound, walnuts 49 cents a pound, celery 15 cents a bunch, fresh pineapples 49 cents each, eggs 43 cents per dozen.

    Advertisement: Don’t miss the Thanksgiving chuck wagon buffet at Keddie Resort, $1.50 with all the trimmings.

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

    A harvest of Thanksgiving values for your dinner advertised this week: Turkey 49 cents per pound, cream cheese 79 cents, fresh yams 33 cents a pound, fresh cranberries 87 cents a bag, cool whip 69 cents a container, frozen pumpkin pie $2.50, canned pumpkin 89 a can, butter $1.79 a pound.

10 YEARS AGO..........2002

    Grocery store specials advertised this week: Turkey 99 cents per pound, fresh yams 50 cents a pound, fresh cranberries $2.00 a bag, cream cheese 99 cents, cool whip 89 cents a container, pie crust $2.25, cashews $3.50 a can, mayonnaise $2.59 a quart jar, olives $1.00 a can, chicken broth 50 cents a can.

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