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Remember When for the week of 12/26/2012

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO...........1937

    William M. Richards, Plumas County Recorder from 1895 until 1910, died last week in Quincy. He was born in Rich Gulch.

50 YEARS AGO...........1962

    Advertisement: New Years Eve party at the Cedar Tavern at the Sloat intersection with hats, noisemakers, party favors at midnight with “Fingers” Burge at the piano bar. New Years Eve at the Grand Club in Quincy. New Years fun for everyone at Keddie’s Back Door with party favors and party snacks.

    Grocery Store advertisement: Boyds Market in East Quincy — open New Years Day 9-2-4-4-U.

25 YEARS AGO...........1987

    Feather Publishing general manager Mike Taborski joined a select group of reporters for an up-close look at the world’s most exotic airplanes when he flew high overhead Plumas County in a United States Air Force air-to-air refueling plane. The group watched at close range as a KC-125 Stratotanker and a SR-71 Blackbird performed a refueling mission miles above the earth, traveling at more than 500 mph.

    Advertisements: Dine out on New Years Eve: buffet dinner at the Cottenwood Club in Greenville, $7.50. Log Cabin in Portola — salmon princess $15.95, prime rib $14.95, veal Oscar $16.95. Timber House Lodge in Chester — baked ham with all the trimmings $9.95. Village Inn at the Lake Almanor Peninsula — prime rib with champagne $25.00 per couple.

10 YEARS AGO..........2002

    Post Christmas storms, varying from rain to snow back to rain again began the day after Christmas and continued through the week.

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