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Items from the Past

75 YEARS AGO

December 3 – 10, 1937: 1938 vehicle license plates will be available beginning Dec. 1, at the county auditor’s office. Obtaining the 1938 plates is a simple process. There are only two things necessary – one, the registration the event that vehicle owner’s certificate and two, the certificate of title and enough money to cover the cost of plates and to pay the state excise tax for the type of automobile being driven.

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Items from the Past, July 5, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

July 16-23 1937
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gunning are producing a new berry for this section this year at at their ranch at near the city reservoir. It is called Boysen Berry and is a cross between a loganberry and a raspberry.

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Items from the Past, June 21, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

June 18 – 25, 1937
The new Peerless Coffee Shop, under the management of Mrs. Edna O’Shaughnessy, will open Saturday, June 19. The Coffee Shop occupies the large room on the north side of the Peerless Hotel building formerly occupied by the Peerless Confectionery

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Items from the Past, June 7, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

May 28 – June 4, 1937
Red Neal, while flying over Oroville Tuesday afternoon in his plane, was compelled to make a forced landing in Morris Rumsey field on the southeast of town.

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Items from the Past, May 24, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

May 14 – May 21, 1937:
Baccalaureate services for, Molson Seniors, will be held Sunday May 30, in the Molson Community Church at 11 o’clock. Reverend Juday will deliver the message. There will also be music by the choir.

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Items from the Past, May 10, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

Friday, April 30-May 7, 1937
Saturday and Sunday G. M. Scott moved his garage from the building on the west side of Main Street, which he has occupied for the past 18 years, to its new home on the east side of the street next to his service station.

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Items from the Past, April 26, 2012

75 YEARS AGO:

Friday, April 16-23, 1936

CLOYD ARTMAN KILLED!! Cloyd Artman was a member of the 1932 Oroville High School class. He first became interested in gliding in 1928 and from that time on, his heart and soul was wrapped up in this activity. In 1931, he made his first major flight over Oroville from a mountain top southwest of town;

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Items from the Past, April 12, 2012

75 years ago, Friday, April 7-14, 1937

G. M. Scott, local Ford dealer, started a crew of a dozen men at work on a new garage building next to his service station this past week.

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Items from the Past, March 29, 2012

75 years ago

Friday, March 19-26, 1937:
People living in and around Oroville will soon be able to rent cold storage lockers for keeping bulk meats and vegetables

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Items from the Past, March 1, 2012

75 years ago

Friday, March 5, 1937:
Roy Hurst,Manager of the Oroville Canning Company, left Tuesday on an extended business trip which will take him to Yakima,

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