May 1, 1942
On Sunday, May 3, Ruth Urben will be presented in a pianoforte recital at the Methodist Church. She will be assisted by Ruth Hauschildt, Dorothy Balliet and Frederick Urben. Ruth, age 10, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Urben, and she has been a piano student of Mrs. Josephine Ladd for three years.
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Miss Stella Fachner and Mr. Edward Anderson, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wegat, motored to Reno last Sunday where they were united in marriage.
May 2, 1952
Fred Thomas, manager of the Sego Milk Company plant here, quietly observed his 24th anniversary with Sego while waiting for a train to pass on his way to work. He realized that during those 24 years the train hadn’t changed its schedule.
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Construction was started Monday by Elmer Gohl on a new rest home estimated to cost $18,000 in the Pullen Tract at the northwest corner of Myrtle Avenue and Palin Street.
May 3, 1962
Future Teachers awards went to Bruce McKee, Vesta Sartini and Fred Schlotthauer of Galt High School at their annual awards banquet Thursday night.
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An automobile, the property of Rosellen Maestretti, was stolen recently from in front of the Maestretti home in Herald. The car is a 1962 Nash Rambler with green paint. Rosellen is now at Treasure Island in San Francisco where she is getting her discharge from the WAVES. Following her discharge she will return to the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Galt about July 1.
May 4, 1972
An adjourned session of the Galt City Council will hear a proposal Friday night that would put the fairgrounds development under a county service area. Under the proposal, the city would lease the former county fair site to the county for perhaps 25 years.
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The District 14 Jaycees meeting was held at Ripon on April 22. The outstanding Spoke award, given to an outstanding first-year member in the district, went to Ted Lehr of Galt. Verne Schnaible received two awards for his work as state director. Galt’s Jaycee president, Merk Roberts, was the outstanding president of District 14 for the whole year.
April 29, 1982
Eighth-grader Albert Bustamante won the fifth annual spelling bee sponsored by the Galt Masonic Lodge on April 21. From a group of 14 contestants, Albert won by correctly spelling the word “announcement,” which had been misspelled by Peggy Crowe, and then correctly spelling “discipline.”
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Alfred and Elizabeth Nicolini of Galt are the proud parents of a baby girl, Angela Christine, born April 10 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Stockton. Little Angela weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18½ inches long.