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Out of the Past

65 years ago

November 12, 1942

• Pete Gonzales and Lorenzo England of Phoenix divided honors of being the first to bag a bear during the 1943 hunting season. The pair was hunting the south slopes of Williams Mountain when they ran into a young black bear. Both jerked their guns up and fired. An examination showed that both shots had found their mark, so they split the honors and the bear, Mr. Gonzales taking the meat and Mr. England the hide. The bear dressed about 175 pounds.

50 years ago

November 14, 1957

• "Hypnotic Marvels" featuring George Singer, entertaining performer, will be presented Nov. 19 at 8 o'clock at the high school. The show, a two-hour program of wholesome, interesting acts, is brought to Williams through the effort of the local Lion's Club, and proceeds will be used toward the development of a youth center for Williams.

35 years ago

November 16, 1972

• The Williams Parent-Teacher Association is sponsoring a turkey raffle with junior high and elementary school students selling tickets with a donation of 50 cents each. A drawing for the 20-pound turkey will be held on Nov. 21 and will be announced over radio station KCYN.

(Editor's note: The preceding news items were taken out of the Williams News (1889-present).

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