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Plumas County News

Remember When for the week of 5/31/17

100 YEARS AGO…..1917

Advertisement: Purchase your Oldsmobile automobile from F.C. Pazour, your Plumas County agent. Five or seven passenger Chummy roadster–$1,500, small five passenger roadster–$1,225.

Bakers, both locally and statewide annnouce the increaase in the price of bread is due to the increase of more than 100 per cent of the ingredients. A 12 ounce loaf will “rise” to 6 cents and a 24 ounce loaf will cost 12 cents. The price of flour in the past two weeks has “risen” $2.00 a barrel.

50 YEARS AGO…..1967

220 students will graduate from the four Plumas County high schools next week–a record number: Quincy High School 83, Greenville High School 53, Chester High School 43 and Portola High School 41. Last year there were 193 total graduates.

25 YEARS AGO…..1992

Three counterfeit $20 bills were found at Plumas Bank last week, all from deposits from local merchants.

10 YEARS AGO…..2007

Over 200 lightening strikes hit the Plumas yesterday. In addition, a considerable amount of precipitation fell in all areas, accompanied by strong and gusty winds.

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.