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Remember When for the week of 11/22/2013

Keri Taborski
Feather Publishing Historian
 

75 YEARS AGO..........1938

St. Johns Catholic Church in Quincy, which was built earlier this year, will be dedicated Sunday.

Advertisement: Place your order now for turkeys from the Plumas Meat Market... the best birds at the right price. Call Quincy 14 for free twice-a-day delivery service.

50 YEARS AGO..........1963  

Shop early for your Thanksgiving dinner. Sale prices featured in local grocery stores: turkeys 35 cents a pound, package of stuffing 33 cents, oysters 69 cents a jar, celery 15 cents a bunch, potatoes 10 pounds for 39 cents, free parsley for your garnishing pleasure.

25 YEARS AGO..........1988

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors asked CalTrans to declare the Feather River Canyon a state scenic route, citing the possibility of more tourist traffic if the route is deemed a scenic route.

The wind storm this week brought extra work to nearly every public agency throughout Plumas County.

10 YEARS AGO..........2003

Eastern Plumas Healthcare bought the land, buildings and equipment of the Sierra Valley District Hospital for $575,000.

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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