Jan. 17, 1941

Mrs. Ralph Kent was hostess to members and friends of the Galt American Legion Auxiliary at her new home on Oak Avenue last week. Members attending were Mrs. Annie Madsen, Mrs. Bernard McEnerney, Mrs. Angelina Batchelder, Mrs. Lily Hopkins, Mrs. Frank Carpenter, Mrs. Charles Genasci and Mrs. Robert Dixon. Guests were Mrs. Fred Thomas and daughter Susan.

Mrs. Cora Bottimore, Miss Katherine Bottimore and Janet Bottimore of Herald visited relatives in Rio Vista Sunday.

Jan. 19, 1951

Mr. and Mrs. August Pahl, Mrs. Richter and Wanda Engel left by automobile last Friday night for San Diego to visit sons and friends in Navy boot camp. They arrived Saturday morning and visited through Sunday with Reinhold Pahl, Bob Steiner, Dick Steiner, Levard Richter, Jerry Alves and Dave DeSilva.

Kenneth Blevins of Reeds Springs, Mo. is now living with his grandmother Mrs. Cora Blevins of Valensin. He is attending Colony School and is in the eighth grade.

Jan. 19, 1961

Fire, which broke out at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, destroyed part of the building of Peerless Mills, 4th and F streets, with machinery valued at approximately $50,000 being destroyed in the blaze.

Dr. V.E. Greer, who suffered a slight heart attack, is in Lodi Memorial Hospital where he is reported making a gradual recovery.

The Christian Church of Galt was the setting Saturday, Jan. 7 for the wedding of Mrs. Mabel Laird and Judge Roy Foote of Galt.

Jan. 21, 1971

Fire Chief August Pahl was pleasantly surprised last Saturday night when the annual firemen’s dinner was given in his honor on the event of his forthcoming retirement Feb. 15. He has been Galt’s fire chief for the last 15 years.

Melody Denise Simpson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Simpson, celebrated her 7th birthday Jan. 9 with a party in her home on 1st Street.

Jan. 22, 1981

Bill and Faye Ritenour have taken over as new owners of the A&W Root Beer on North Lincoln Way. Former owner was the W.C.A., Inc.

Rochelle Marie Steiner and Michael David Luis have announced their engagement at a round of Christmas parties over the holiday season. Rochelle is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Steiner of Galt. Rochelle graduated from Galt High School in 1976, her fiancé is a 1973 Turlock High School graduate.