80 Years Ago – July 26, 2018

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August 5, 1938 Population of the migratory camp is approximately 300. The capacity mark was reached about the middle of June with between 700 and 750 camp dwellers. Local firemen fought the Putah canyon blaze from dusk Wednesday evening until 4:30 p.m, Thursday. Thousands of acres of pasturage was destroyed. Miss Virginia Neel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Neel of Winters, was one of a group of 10 selected from Mrs. F. Woolworth’s accordion band who performed over station KFBK Tuesday night. J. M. Robinson has accepted a position as an under sheriff in Lake County and left this morning to report for duty in Lakeport. Miss Jo Ann Erb is spending a few weeks with her mother, Mrs. Verda Bowman Erb in Reno. Saturday evening, August 13, is the date set for another street dance celebration to raise funds for improvement of the Winters lake. Mr. and Mrs. Royal Pleasants have returned from their honeymoon outing over the Redwood Highway and are residing in their valley home. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Button and children Elda and Bob left this week for a tour of Canada. Joey Rey returned Tuesday from a week end visit in Fresno and neighboring towns. ]]>

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