50 Years Ago – September 27, 2018

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October 17, 1968 Francia “Pat” McGarr, who retired this year as Winters Fire Chief, was honored at a dinner earlier this month at the Winters Firehouse by members of the fire department and the city council. Joe Martinez, of Winters, a student at California Polytechnic College at San Luis Obispo, received the American Farmer Degree at the 40th Anniversary National Convention of the Future Farmers of America in Kansas City this week. Krisor Chevrolet-Buick, submitting the low bid on the purchase of a new police car, a 1969 Chevrolet at a price of $2,482. 87, was awarded the contract at Tuesday night’s meeting of the city council. Herman Pede is home after 16 months service at the submarine base at Pearl Harbor. He will next be stationed at Vallejo, reassigned to sub Volador. The annual Punt, Pass and Kick contest will be held at the Winters City Park Saturday at 1 p.m. Jack Lasoya is in charge of the local competition. The Bill Brincks, Sr. and the Ben Shimomura entertained last night at the home of the latter couple, honoring Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Ball, recent additions to the Apricot district ranching colony. In a property transaction recorded in Woodland last week, Mariano Munoz Jr. conveyed title on lot 13, subdivision 1036, Mermod Manor, Unit 4, to Mable Gayla Farthing for an indicated $5,500.]]>

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