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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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Week of January 31st Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 1, 1918) *All Aliens to Register at Once:  Postmaster Gives Out Valuable Information *New Buildings at Pratt-Low Cannery: $66,000 Being Spent to Improve Santa Clara Plant *Air Raids are Made in London *Miss Maude Pilkington, Book Reviewer for Sunday San Jose Mercury, Has Interviewed Many Famous...

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Week of January 24th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 25, 1918) *Clarence C. Coolidge is Candidate for Office of Santa Clara County District Attorney *Cancelled Postage Stamps Will Aid Belgian People: Send Your Used Stamps to This Office and You Will Help to Buy Bread for the Starving Children of Belgium *War Conditions are Alarming *Santa Clara Girl, Miss...

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Week of January 17th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 18, 1918) *University of Santa Clara to Hold Dedication Service for Inauguration of Reserve Officer Training Corps Program for U.S. Army *Santa Clara Resident is Relative of the Late William McKinley:  Miss. J. McKinley is Cousin of the Martyred President and Treasurer of the Women's Christian Temperance...

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Week of January 10th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 11, 1918) *Fabulous Prices Being Paid for Local Strawberries Which are Being Served in Portland and Seattle Hotels *Red Cross Does Good Work in City *New Lunch Room for Santa Clara on Franklin Street: Mr. M. Gleason, Proprietor *R.W. Bridgman New Principal of Grammar School *Santa Claran, Mr. E....

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Week of January 3rd Headlines 100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 4, 1918) Parcel Post Convention Settles Mailing System to Portugal: Postmaster Issues New Rules Heald's Business College Has Record Classes Workers of the War Win in Production: Nothing Must Stop Continuous Production Noted Woman Pioneer Dies: Mrs. Alice Bethel Archer, Prominent Charity Worker of San Jose ...

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Week of December 27th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 28, 1917) *Santa Clara News is 23 Years Old This Week! *Hotel Vendome in San Jose to Hold Costume Carnival on New Year's Eve *Today the Government Seized Control of All Railroads in the Continental United States: Message from President *California Blessed with Much Needed Rainfall on Xmas Day *Many...

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Week of December 20th Headlines   100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 21, 1917) *Give to the Red Cross Instead of Buying Christmas Presents *Chamber of Commerce Committee and Santa Clara Woman's Club Busy Distributing Candies and Xmas Gifts to the Poor Children of Santa Clara *House of Congress Adopts Dry Amendment by 282 to 128: Change in Senate Draft Will Require Upper...

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