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Remember When for the week of 5/9/18

100 YEARS AGO … 1918

L.A. Pringle, for the past four years the principal of the Plumas County High School, has resigned and has taken a position with the school in Fallon, Nevada. John A. Kell of Oakland has been chosen as the new principal and will be ready to start things when school re-opens in September.

50 YEARS AGO … 1968

Construction of the new $74,980 Plumas County Museum building in Quincy continues as the cement foundation of the main wing and the front wing was poured this week.

Advertisement: Two burgers for the price of one this Saturday ! Since we opened in May of 1955, Carl has sold one million burgers and this is our way of saying thankyou. Carls Drive-In, Quincy. ( Note: Located across from Quincy High School, now Mountain Mattress).

25 YEARS AGO … 1993

Advertisement: Take Mom out for Mother’s Day– Prime rib dinner $12.95 at Cottenwood Club in Greenville. Lobster Newburg $15.95  with free strawberry shortcake for all Moms at Mt. Tomba in Cromberg. All You Can Eat Mother’s Day brunch $9.95 at The Claremont House in Quincy. Beef rouladen and apple struedel $8.95 at the Black Forest Lodge, 11 miles west of Chester and champagne brunch $10.95 at the Feather River Inn in Blairsden.

10 YEARS AGO … 2008

The Feather River College men’s rodeo team took first place out of 5 teams participating in the West Coast Regional College Rodeo team event.

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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