All those years ago -- Nixon rally Thursday in RosevilleBy: Compiled by Anne Papineau
From the pages of the Auburn Journal, Nov. 1, 1962
Nixon rally Thursday in Roseville
Many Auburn area residents will attend a rally in Roseville today, Thursday, when Richard Nixon, Republican nominee for governor, will deliver a major political address. Many of them will join a cavalcade of banner-bedecked autos which will leave Republican headquarters in Central Square at 11 o’ clock.
Final plans for the Win With Nixon Rally were made in Roseville Tuesday night at a committee meeting which was attended by Joe Hughes, chairman of the Placer County Republican Central Committee; Mrs. Inez Robie of the Auburn Republican Women’s Club, and Bud Felter of the Auburn Republican Men.
… Color will be added to the event by 15 costumed Nixonettes, including Mesdames Rud Felter, Larry Platz, Delbert Nagel, Jean Asta, Alfred Bruck and Howard Osmer, all of Auburn.
Sheriff William A. Scott Wednesday issued a statement that he is not supporting any candidate for state office at the election next Tuesday.
“I want to emphasize that the office of sheriff is nonpartisan,” he said, “and I am not supporting any partisan candidate.”
Nuclear attack anywhere in world would mean evacuation of schools
“In case of a nuclear attack, all students of the Auburn Union School District will be evacuated to their homes,” said a release from the Superintendent of Schools office to parents issued today.
… Superintendent of Schools James R. Jordan said the release has been given to the students to take home with them either yesterday or today.
Jordan also said he has been conferring with Civil Defense Director Dean Pratt on the possibilities of “designated areas” mentioned in the release.
Two possibilities discussed are an abandoned railroad tunnel belonging to the Southern Pacific Company and a mine located about six miles from Auburn in El Dorado County.
Both locations would serve as adequate shelter if they could be agreed upon ahead of time by the owners and county officials, Jordan said.
Infants’ and Children’s Clothes
Grand Opening November 2
See’s Candy, 1-lb. box,
75 cents, plus tax
Cigarettes 1 carton, $1.50 plus tax, with this coupon
Meadow Vista, Calif., 2 Doors East of Placer Hills Road or Meadow Road
Pam Robie entertains
Miss Pam Robie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Robie, invited a number of school friends to her home Friday evening for a costume Halloween party.
So-called spook games and a novel scavenger hunt via magazines highlighted the evening of fun. Buffet refreshments were served.
The guest list included Janet Keskeys, Kellie Cassiday, Jeannie Cravens, Diane Hall, Mary O’Neal and Carol Griffith.
— A tobacco seed can produce within a period of five months a plant 20 million times its own weight!
Auburn homeowners have $10 million equity
Residents of Auburn have a huge amount of money invested in their homes.
Their equity in these dwellings, representing market value minus outstanding mortgage debt, comes to a healthy $10,777,000.
This refers solely to non-farm dwellings which are occupied in whole or in part by their owners.
Locally and elsewhere across the country, Americans have built up vast assets for themselves over the years by acquiring their own homes.
The facts and figures come from the recent Census of Housing and from studies made by the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center.
In Auburn, there were 1,170 such homeowner dwellings, some new and some old, listed as of 1960. Their value, based on the median asking price, is placed at $15,100 per unit.
Legion of Decency backs Lutheran film,“Question 7”
The National League of Decency strongly recommends to every movie-goer the motion picture, “Question 7.”
The picture, which was produced with the cooperation of the Lutheran Film Associates, has been labeled one of the most compelling of our times.
The screen drama of faith vs. communist oppression will be shown in Auburn for three days only, this Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at the State Theatre.
Screening times are announced in the regular theatre ad in today’s Auburn Journal.
~ Compiled by Anne Papineau