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Out of the past: Week of June 9, 2010
65 Years Ago: June 7, 1945

• E. J. Theroux Jr., scoutmaster for the Ash Fork troop of Boy Scouts, and nine scouts passed through Williams late Sunday on their way back from three days at White Horse Lake. The boys said their group was merely a patrol to look the situation over for the June 17-27 encampment of about 100 northern Arizona Scouts.

50 years ago

June 9, 1960

• The Bill Williams Mountain Men met last Friday night and made further plans for their trip to Washington in January. This big event will occupy most of their time for the next several meetings since there is much planning and work to be done in order to accomplish the trip and appearance in the east.

35 years ago

June 12, 1975

• Grocery specials at Williams Country Grocery included ground beef for 79 cents per pound and Parkay Margarine for 49 cents a pound. Three pounds of peanut butter was available at a special price of $1.89 and a 12-pack of Pabst beer was $2.59. Avocados were just 19 cents each and lettuce was 25 cents per head.

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