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Looking Back: A review of December news from the last 50 years

In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our November editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.


Presidential candidate meets gringos

A group of American Legion members were invited to meet Mexico’s presidential candidate Luis Echeverria Alvarez December 9, when he made a campaign visit to Lakeside.

Among those shaking hands with Echeverria were Legion Commander Pete Peterman, Bob Beard, Harold Zolinger, Ben Poinsette, Bert Riddle, Charles Carter, Jack McDonald, Gordon Hayward and John Saunders.  

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