Remember When for the week of 7/3/19

100 YEARS AGO … 1919

Fourth of July specials—$1.00 will buy any of the following: 1 pound of white beans, 1 can of baking powder, a 3 pound can of Crisco, 16 cans of tomato sauce, 10 pound sack of sugar, 5 cans of salmon. Shop G.R. Clark in Taylorsville.

50 YEARS AGO … 1969

Paul Whipple of Greenville was installed as president of the Plumas County Chamber of Commerce, succeeding Robert Cooke of Taylorsville.


Advertisement: Al Hirt at John Ascuaga’s Nugget showroom in Sparks. Jack Jones coming July. The hotel casino offers four restaurants and 350 rooms.

25 YEARS AGO … 1994

Fourth of July parade grand marshalls:

Dr. Dana Ware M.D. of Chester, family practitioner, is to be the grand marshall of the Chester Fourth of July parade. The parade’s theme this year is “Let Freedom Ring”.

Homer and Irene Joseph, 25 year residents of Genesee, more recently of Susanville, will serve as grand marshalls of the 45th annual Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo. They were both raised in Indian Valley, were high school sweethearts, graduating from Greenville High School in 1947. They are long time members of the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club, serving as president and officers of the club.

George and Myrtle McCaskey of Graeagle will be grand marshalls of the 22nd annual Mohawk Valley Independence Day parade.

10 YEARS AGO … 2009


Barbara Buckner is the grand marshall of the Taylorsville Silver Buckle Rodeo parade. Her family has been involved with the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club for four generations. Her husband Buck owned the Taylorsville creamery for many years.

Current Silver Buckle Queen Hillary Edwards of Chester will be presenting her crown to the new 2009 Queen. Andrea West of Taylorsville and Ariel Patton of Westwood are competing for the crown this year. Note: Miss West won the crown.

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.