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Remember When for the week of 4/12/17

100 YEARS AGO … 1917

Advertisement: A Springtime suggestion–commercial men and tourists alike can find nothing more pleasant than a comfortable home-like place to stop after a long, tiresome journey through the Sierras. Try a stay here for good meals and first class service– THE PLUMAS HOUSE in Quincy.

50 YEARS AGO … 1967

Advertisement: Easter is here! Celebrate with a fine Easter dinner. Ham 67 cents a pound, hot cross buns 35 cents a dozen, Best Foods mayonnaise 59 cents a jar, asparagus 20 cents a pound, yams 10 cents a pound, eggs 39 cents a dozen, angel food cake mix 59 cents a box.

25 YEARS AGO … 1992

Advertisement: Grocery items featured for Easter dinner–Ham 99 cents a pound, eggs 59 cents a dozen, strawberries $1.79 a basket, butter $1.50 per pound, cream cheese 79 cents, artichokes 3 for $1.00, hot cross buns $2.79 a dozen, asparagus 87 cents a pound, six inch Easter lily $6.99.

10 YEARS AGO … 2007

Just in time for Spring–Professional Golf Association pro John Abendroth, host of Golf Channel’s “Hooked on Golf” will be contributing a weekly column in the sport sections of all Feather Publishing newspapers.

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.