75, 50, AND 25 YEARS AGO
FROM THE UNION SEPT. 24, 1878 - The beautiful schooner Mary E Russ is discharging a large cargo of lumber for A. Gilbert. She arrived from Humboldt Saturday.
The collection taken at the union service in the M. E. Church on Sunday for the benefit of the yellow fever sufferers amounted to 38 dollars.
The latest census shows the population of Japan to be 34,338,404, a steady and large increase since 1875.
The recent hurricanes in the West Indies did immense damage, according to dispatches from Port Au Prince, Haiti.
FROM THE UNION SEPT. 24, 1903 - A grocery wagon driven by John Lambert Jr. collided with a ferry-bound car at the corner of Fifth and G Sts. and was completely demolished. The driver escaped injury.
The vacancy in the position of agent at the El Cajon station, left by the promotion of S.T. Neely to agent in this city, has been filled by the appointment of N.A. Gillman.
Vituperation and acrimony ran mad at last night's meeting of the City Council. Not one of the council members manifested any self control.
FROM THE UNION SEPT. 24, 1928 - Making a tour of inspection of the various military establishments throughout the country, Brig. Gen. E. E. Booth is in San Diego. He is assistant chief of staff in charge of supplies.
Twenty-one propositions will be on the ballot in the November election it was learned officially yesterday by County Clert Bert McLees.
The New York Yankees virtually clinched the American league pennant yesterday when they defeated St. Louis 14 to 11.
Herbert Hoover stepped up his campaign yesterday. He will make a swing through Texas during the coming week.