Thursday, October 06, 2005

87 years ago today - October 6, 1918

1918 pandemic, war, and small town life, as reported by the local paper (beginning Oct 1). The virus is in San Francisco, and has reached Redding, but hasn't arrived in Nevada County yet.

Legal Battle in Nevada over Hearst Papers

...the suit was brought to restrain the [State council of Defense] from interfering with the sale of Hearst publications in Nevada on the grounds that the Hearst publications were unpatriotic in the past.(*)

Grass Valley residents go wild last night on German peace news*

hundreds of people...immense parade...immense demonstration...The crowd continued to increase until midnight


Military dance big success (at the Armory); lucky couple Miss Alvetta(?) Wasley and Ray Perrin of Grass Valley received the thrift cards.

Mrs Huy ill at Redding
Joseph Huy of the National Hotel was called to Redding by telegraph Friday...mother had taken ill and is in a serious condition. He left to attend upon her.

Use Tanlac - gain much weight fast.

75% of war bonds now subscribed - willful slackers not forgotten

Rough and Ready is planning big patriotic meeting

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