From The Attic

10 Years Ago

• The man suspected of robbing a Swanton bank branch and eight other banks was arrested near Lyons.

• The unemployment rate in Fulton County increased to 8.3 percent.

25 Years Ago

• A house was demolished to make way for additional parking for T.R. Worline & Associates on Main Street in Swanton.

50 Years Ago

• Richard Paul of St. Richard School placed second at the Fulton County Spelling Bee behind Linda Scheuer of Metamora.

75 Years Ago

• A Fulton County Scrap Drive had a goal of 1,100 tons.
• Rudy Stapleton of Swanton was made chairman of the rationing board.
• Showing at the La France Theater in Swanton was “Boots and Saddles” with Gene Autry.

90 Years Ago

• A photo showed Robert Condit of Miami, Fla. who was the inventor of a special airplane that he hoped to fly to the planet Venus.

• A new well would soon supply Swanton with water.