80 Years Ago – October 4, 2018

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October 21, 1938 J. H. D. Bassett, Joe Balestra and Mr. Weeks, manager of the Migratory Camp, accompanied a group of Boy Scouts to a rally in Sacramento Wednesday night. Local Scouts in attendance were Frank Bassett, Jackie Burton, Joe Balestra Jr., Donald Gale, Billie Covell, Eldon Hansel, Albert Hopkins, Keith Peoples and Howard Watson. There will be a meeting of all farmers and fruit growers next Wednesday evening for the purpose of discussing farm winter wages, especially pruning. Among directors of the newly organized livestock department of the County Farm Bureau appointed at a recent meeting, were. W. R. Chapman, W. P. Gwartney and A. Rominger for the Winters section. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Elliott and son James came up Wednesday from San Anselmo. James will remain a while to aid his uncles, V. S. and Henry Johnston in the rice harvest. Mrs. R. M. Pleasants. Mrs. Sallie Ish and Victor Ish attended a luncheon given in Fairfield Wednesday for Solano County librarians. According to manager Weeks, the migratory camp is somewhat depleted, there being only 11 families housed in the camp now. The home of Postmaster Charles Graf, in process of erection on the corner of Baker and First Street, began in August, now nearing completion. ]]>

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