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Thu, April 02

Out of the Past

65 years ago

Sept. 3, 1942

• This issue of the Williams News was printed in the News' new location in the Kennedy building on South Third Street. The task of dismantling machinery, putting it through the large window in the old location in the Boyce building and re-assembling it in the new location, was completed Wednesday.

50 years ago

Sept. 5, 1957

• The Williams Rodeo Association's Labor Day Rodeo attracted about 3,000 spectators and was adjudged one of the best shows seen here in years. The queen contest was judged Friday afternoon and resulted in Betty Duffield being selected as queen and Peggy Van Brunt and Sandra Gibbs as the queen's attendants.

35 years ago

Sept. 7, 1972

• Rodeo hands collected more than $4,000 in prize money when the arena cleared Monday evening, and the Bill Williams Mountain Men tallied up another successful show. The rodeo was free of any serious injury to either contestants or stock. Most of the participants plan to appear in the Holbrook rodeo this weekend.

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

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