115 Years Ago – July 19, 2018

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July 31, 1903 Monday night some miscreant took Charles Wilcox’s horse and buggy from the hitching rack at Rummelsburg’s and drove it to Davisville, where it was found the next morning. The trustees of the Winters joint union high school have elected Miss Annie H. Allen, a graduate of the University of California, vice principal, and Charles L. Green of Lompoc high school, teacher of the commercial department. Supervisor Ormsby has made a new grade across the flat land on the Grant line road, fronting the Sackett and North properties west of town, and oiled it. J. G. Fredericks was in town yesterday; and he says work is progressing on the irrigation canal, the grading crew being on McHenry’s land, about two miles south of Esparto. A runaway team and wagon from the F. McDonald ranch in Little Portuguese Canyon Saturday, ran down the Putah Canyon road. At the Cannedy ranch, Napoleon Vieu saw the runaways, and rode ahead of them to warn travelers, but stopped the team before anyone else met them.]]>

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