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New Year's party at Adanac Hall welcomed 2003

History from the Press-Herald readership area 50 years ago reveals some blast to the past prices

50 years ago

Table Mountain, a 375 acre ski resort developed three years previously, opened for the season on Boxing Day, and attracted more than 200 skiers. The expert runs, however, were not open and would remain closed until more natural snow accumulated.

The RM of Mariposa passed a motion that all cattle in the RM be treated for Bangs disease before spring.

Jim Williamson, office manager at the Domtar Chemicals Sifto Salt Plant, retired after 32 years with the company.

Cod fish cakes were selling at the Delta Co-op for 39¢ a package. Texas rudy red grapefruit were 10 for $1.

Robinson’s in Wilkie was clearing out men’s cardigan sweaters for $4.88, regularly $8.88.

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