80 Years Ago – August 16, 2018

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August 28, 1938 Ground has been broken at the corner of Baker and First streets for the erection of a new residence for postmaster Charles Graf, and family, Miss Frances Walters, San Francisco nurse was the lucky first prize winner in San Francisco daily’s subscription contest. The award is $1,000 and two trips to Hawaii with ten days at the the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.  Dr. H. G. Potter and family will leave today for their vacation. Dr. A. C. Huntley of Point Arena will be in charge of Dr. Potter’s practice. John Griffin, Marjorie Jean Herron and Richard Guthrie, high school students of ’38 and Douglas Fenley, ’37 were among the 1000 students who registered and started work Monday at Davis Agricultural College. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Young entrained Saturday night at Davis, for their threeweeks’ Alaska outing, as guests of the insurance company where Young is employed. Tuesday, Aug. 30, Winters will play the Colored House of David from Portland, Oregon. There will be admission fees of 25 cents and 10 cents. Mrs. Gertrude Wurth who will observe her 86th birthday Monday, will entertain her children at a family dinner party Sunday.]]>

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