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Week of October 25th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (October 26, 1917)

  • Do Your Bit: Buy a Liberty Bond Today!: Campaign Will Close Tomorrow Evening: Invest Today and You Will Aid Our Soldiers
  • Fate of the War Rests on Farmers Who Must Realize Great Part They Play: Bonds Safe Investment: Government Calls for Help: Expects Farmers to Subscribe Freely
  • Fire Chief August Roll Urges Support for Soldier Boys
  • All Must Display Loyalty by Subscribing to Government Bonds Whether Rich or Poor as Each Can Afford: Money Needed to Help Discourage Enemy

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (October 25, 1967)

  • According to Rev. James A. Pike, Former Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of California, in Speech at University of Santa Clara Conference, both Christianity and Marxism Alike in Promoting Human Rights
  • University of Santa Clara Alumni Chapter Announces ‘Man of Year’: Rev. Austin J. Fagothy, S.J., Professor as School Since 1938
  • 1968-69 State Scholarship Applications Available at San Jose Office of Assemblyman John Vasconcellos
  • County Counsel Forces SCUSD Board to Grant Principals 3% Pay Hike
  • New Program Provides Enrichment Experience for Gifted Students in Grades 4, 5 & 6: Chance to Take Classes Just for the Joy of Learning
  • University of Santa Clara Homecoming Show will Feature ‘The Fifth Dimension’ and Ray Charles: Events Open to Public
  • Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce Honors Mrs. Dorothy Burton and Mrs. Loretta Hughes

(compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara)


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