Patterson's Past
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25 years ago – December 29, 1988

Patterson High’s wrestling team will this weekend attempt to win the Bret Harte Mat Tournament for the fifth consecutive year.

After acquiring some grant funding, the Patterson Hospital District have an outlay of no more than $27,000 for a new $60,000 ambulance.

The hospital’s auxiliary raised $2,300 on its recent annual luncheon and bazaar, Administrator Tom Avery announced.

50 years ago – December 26, 1963

The free Christmas shows at the Del Puerto Theatre drew 900 youngsters last Saturday.

The Lions Club has donated $200 to the Friends of the Library for repair work at the Carnegie library.

Del Puerto Hospital’s room rates will increase at the first of the year to $23 a day for a private room, $20 for semi-private and $7 for the nursery.

75 years ago – December 23, 1938

To qualify for federal funding with an end of the year deadline, high school trustees this week let a contract for foundation work for the new auditorium.

Patterson’s downtown stores will stay open Saturday evening, Dec. 24, to accommodate late shoppers.

Mary Perez has been elected president of the Business Girls Club.

Teacher Lawrence Harrison is writing the local high school news column for the Irrigator.

100 years ago – December 27, 1913

The Vernalis Social Club met and elected new officers. Dues were collected at the rate of 10 cents per month.

California fishing licenses are now on sale for 1914. The cost for state residents is $1.

A grand ball will be held in Crows Landing on Dec. 31.

Because of a slim turnout, the Patterson Chamber of Commerce did not elect officers at this week’s meeting but will do so at the annual meeting in January.

-Irrigator Archives

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