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Remember When for the week of 7/24/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Attend the opening ball of the new Massack Community Hall on Saturday night featuring a five-piece orchestra and a ala carte buffet supper in view of the dance floor, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., tickets $1.50 per person. The ball is under the auspices of the Massack School with proceeds to benefit the school. Your pleasure and comfort are carefully considered.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

California Lieutenant Governor Reineke will be vacationing at Lake Almaner the first week of August. A public dinner meeting will be held at the Crossroads Restaurant there during his visit. A question and answer session will follow the dinner in addition to his short remarks.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Department of Fish and Game officials are testing the water at Lake Davis with electro shock and gill nets as a threat of Northern Pike fish population have been seen and caught there. The dire possibility of the pike at Lake Davis is reminiscent of when the pike appeared at Frenchman Lake in 1991 when businesses and tourism in and around the city of Portola suffered when the pike were poisoned by the DF&G.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009

Plumas Eureka State Park was established 50 years ago in 1959 as part of the California State Park Department. It was established as a mining museum and displays the original stamp mill. The 2,257 acre property was purchased by the state in 1959 for $375,000.

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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