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Week of April 18th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 19, 1918) *Task of Many Months Finally Concluded: Merritt Company Secures Lease on Town Owned  Property After Two Month Delay *Patriotic School Men: Santa Clara High School Principal Charles Townsend After Attending Statewide Meeting in Oakland Reports that German Language Will be Barred in California High...

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Week of April 11th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 12, 1918) *Taking a Glance Backward: Story of Santa Clara Long Ago: Frank Grant, now 92 and Santa Clara's First Postmaster Remembers When Santa Clara Had Bullfights on Saturday and Sunday Afternoons Followed by Evening Fandangos *Santa Clara and Adjacent Districts Raise Barrel of Money for Third Liberty Bond...

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Week of April 4th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 5, 1918) *Santa Clara Valley Mass of White Blossoms: Beauty and Fertility Combined *Santa Clara News Invites People of the Worthwhile Sort to Come and Make Their Homes Here: Opportunities for Work in the Orchards *Patriotic Campaign in Full Blast: Mass Meeting Tonight to Open Third Liberty Bond Drive: Troops...

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Week of March 28th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 29, 1918) *W. Coniff of Seattle Investigating the Location of a Tomato Canning Plant in Santa Clara *L. H. Albertson Santa Clara Representative on County Committee of Nine Looking to Secure Water Front Sites on Alviso Slough and to Build Four Mile Road Along Edge of Slough That Can Also Serve as Levee *College...

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Week of March 21st Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 22, 1918) *Five Robberies in County in One Night: Vendome Hotel, Hester Grocery, Bakery on The Alameda, Baer Garage, and Cupertino Grocery *Jose C.Soares Killed: Struck by Engine of Southern Pacific Train *Light Bill Means Much to Nation: President Wilson Order Clocks Be Set Forward One Hour *Sergeant Wells...

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Week of March 7th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 8, 1918) *Santa Clara Facts & Figures: Founding and Growth of Our Historical Town *Santa Clara Provides Superior Inducements for Those Seeking New Home in Golden West: Prices Reasonable: Orchard Land Available *War Work:  Dr. A.E. Osborne Appointed to Santa Clara District of County War Works...

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Week of February 28th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 1, 1918) *Many Slips of Yellow Paper Spill Out of Sack in Justice Thompson's Court: Sing Kee, Known for Weather Predictions, Charged With Maintaining a Lottery *Beaten and Robbed: A. M. Maybury, Stanford University Landscape Gardener, Accosted at Santa Clara Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Monday...

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Week of February 21st Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 22, 1918) *The Rev. James Falconer Delivers Impressive Farewell Sermon at Santa Clara Presbyterian Church *England's Women Machinists Build Motor Trucks, Buses and Other Vehicles *Praise Kindly Accepted:  San Jose Mercury Herald Compliments Santa Clara News for Its Special February 15th Issue on San...

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Week of February 14th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 15, 1918) *City Trustees Issue Building Permits: No Action Taken in Regard to Peninsular Railroad Tracks *For the Honor of our Soldier Boys: For $1 Each, Christian's Jewelry on Franklin Street Producing Plates with Inscription: 'This is the Home of a Soldier Defending the Cause of God and Humanity and...

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Looking Back February 2018   Week of February 7th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 8, 1918) *City Reduces Electric Rate for Pacific Manufacturing Company Mill *Squeak, Squeak, Squeak -- Advertising in the 'Santa Clara News' is a Powerful Tool for Businesses: Stand by Businessmen in Your Home Town: Spend Your Money Here *Business is Good and Getting...

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