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Remember When for the week of 11/23/16

100 YEARS AGO … 1916

Advertisement: For your special Thanksgiving dinner we recommend the following fixin’s which go to make a crackerjack meal befitting the occasion: Fruit, olives, relishes, cranberries, pickles, mince meat, nuts and real coffee. Available at Ford & Lee Company.

50 YEARS AGO … 1966

Thanksgiving Advertisement: Turkeys 37 cents a pound, celery 15 cents a bunch, fresh cranberries 29 cents a pound, cream cheese 30 cents a package, naval oranges 8 pound sack for 99 cents, fresh yams 19 cents per pound, frozen fruit pies 49 cents each, Best Foods mayonnaise 61 cents a jar, mince meat 59 cents a jar, cranberry sauce 21 cents a tin.

25 YEARS AGO … 1991

Advertisement: A free pumpkin pie with the purchase of any personalized Christmas cards from the Print Shop at Feather Publishing Company.

Advertisement: Thanksgiving dinner items –Turkey 43 cents per pound, yams three pounds for 89 cents, chicken broth 30 cents a can, celery 49 cents a bunch, cream cheese 69 cents a package, frozen holiday pies $2.99 each.

10 YEARS AGO … 2006

Three seek a seat on the Plumas Unified School District school board upon the resignation and retirement of nine-year board member Kay Christensen. The three vying for the position are: Jack Dunn, Sue Wickman and Linda Wymore.

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.

Keri Taborski, Feather Publishing Historian


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