65 Years Ago – July 19, 2018

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July 31, 1953 The construction combine of Peter Kiewit and Sons and Parish Bros., of Benicia, was the low bidder on the construction of the Monticello Dam, when the bids were opened yesterday at the Winters City Hall. The 98th birthday anniversary of Mrs. Mary Brinck was observed July 28 when Mrs. Brinck received relatives and close friends in her Pleasants Valley home. Gunnard Johnson, of Herlong, a former Winters school teacher, will take over as acting police chief next Tuesday for two weeks while Chief Earl Washabaugh takes his annual vacation. Mrs. A. E. Danzero, and sons Andy and Freddie have been visiting in Fort Bragg with the F. C. Hemenways. The Winters Merchants baseball team won the Central California League championship on Sunday by defeating the Bryte team in Woodland by a score of 13 to 2. Miss Pat Murray, representing the Winters District Chamber of Commerce, was named runnerup in the annual Yolo County Fair Queen contest in Woodland Sunday evening. Miss Gladys Dunn and Mrs. Eva Blasier have been enjoying a motor trip which took them as far north as Victoria and Vancouver, B.C. At a candlelight service to be performed tomorrow evening at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sacramento, Miss Carlyse Franke will become the bride of Mr. Gerald Lindahl. Mrs. Howard Hansen and son Dale spent last week vacationing at Santa Cruz.]]>

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