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Week of November 1st Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (November 2, 1917)

*Globe Trotter in Santa Clara:  H.S. French, Who has Traveled Around American Continent, Visits Brother J.G. French, Owner of  Santa Clara’s Rex Theater

*Colonel J.L. Donovan and Major N. Campbell Complete Exams for Officer Reserves at University of  Santa Clara

*Tractor Show Big Event: Power Farming Machinery Demonstrated at Junction of Stevens Creek and Santa Clara-Los Gatos Roads

*Postal Rates Change Today Due to War Revenue Act Provision: 3-cents to Mail First Class Letter

*Liberty Loan is Over Quota

*Local Santa Clara Architect, William Higgins, Enters into Partnership with San Jose Architect Frank D. Wolfe


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (November 1, 1967)

*West Valley’s College Scholarship Fund Has Doubled: But Still Needs Community Aid

*Antique Plane Placed on Display: To Dramatize Rev. Arthur Spearman’s Book, “John J. Montgomery: Father of Basic Flying” the Airplane Montgomery Flew at Time of Death Reassembled by Santa Clara University School of Engineering and Lockheed Engineer at Central Santa Clara Public Library

*Parks & Recreation Department Offers Tap and Ballet Classes for Children

*Russian Pianist, Vladimir Pleshakov to Present Free Concert at Santa Clara University’s deSaisset Museum on November 12th

*Disabled War Veterans (DWV) Seeks Toys for Christmas Packages

*Santa Clara University Theater Arts Department to Open Diverse Play Season


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