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Week of June 6th Headlines

 

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 7, 1918)

*Allies to Take Part in Fourth of July Event: Santa Clara War Work Council Follows President Wilson’s Suggestion: This Year’s  Santa Clara Patriotic Celebration and Parade Will Include Foreign Born Citizens and Sons and Daughters of Foreign Born Citizens

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*Social Problem Agencies Plan Convention:  Preliminary Plans for Conference in San Jose next April of Social Agencies Dealing with Problems of Caring for Sick, Wounded and Blinded Soldiers Soon Returning from War

*Commencement Week at College of the Pacific

*Stanford Students Will Assist in Harvesting Crops:  Women’s Land Army Unit Camping at Leland Stanford Junior University:  Massive Military Drill with Music Being Planned

*Former Vice President of the United States, Charles Warren Fairbanks is Dead: Served as 26th Vice President under Theodore Roosevelt

*Red Cross in Campaign to Recruit 25,000 Nurses for the US Army and Navy

*Four-Day Rodeo Round-Up Coming to San Jose July 4-7: Rodeo Riding Feats will Be Greater Than Ever

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (June 5, 1968)

*Chamber of Commerce Chooses Santa Clara’s Women of the Year:  Mrs. Airi Kulpa is Woman of the Year and Sylvia Cerna is Young Woman of the Year

*Lester’s Plan Hits Deadlock: City Council Postpones Decision on Whether to Allow Apartment Development on Lester Property at Southwest Corner of Saratoga Ave. & Los Padres Blvd.

*Trio Eludes Police Trap: Armed Robbery at Speedee Mart at 2450 El Camino Real

*Quick Police Work Nets Suspect & Cash Following Robbery at Safeway on Homestead

*Three Santa Clara Men Get Patents for Ideas: All Work for Lockheed Missiles & Space Company:  Walter Prise, Robert Yates and Louis McCollum

*City Council Turns Down Offer for Purchase of 11 City-owned Lots: Developer of Montague Subdivision Offers $6000 per Lot but City Council Wants Minimum of $7500 per lot

*Additions to List of Santa Clara Men Killed in Vietnam War:  Master Sgt. John Poso and Capt. Kenneth Michael Shannon

*Building Change Denied for Bay Area Tire Co. Facade at Santa Clara Civic Plaza Shopping Center

*Timing 48 Years Off on Sidewalk Proposal:  Though Her Parents Wanted Sidewalk at 1889 Market Street in 1920, Johanna Lass Haynes Not Happy with Current Plans

*Santa Clara Girl Swimmer’s Heroism Recognized: Maury Ervine Saves 4-year-old from Drowning

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