>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow Opinion arrow Columnists arrow Pages of History

Pages of History

Pages of History: Del Norte greets the New Year

From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, January 1941.

Nearly all of the county turned out en masse to usher in 1941 with three big dances drawing most of the merry-makers. However, many preferred local night spots to welcome in the new year.

A merry crowd of dancers packed the Memorial Hall when the Pastime Club and guests attended the annual ball sponsored by the club.

Smith River saw the largest and probably the noisiest crowd. Hundreds attended the Smith River dance, which has become a tradition in the county. The dance began at 9 in the evening and gained momentum until by the stroke of twelve, it had become a veritable bedlam, with confetti, serpentine and plenty of noise. However, the dance finally resumed normal proportions and the dance went on merrily until early Wednesday morning.

<< Start < Previous page 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Next page > End >>

Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2016 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use