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Ziehli, Rosemary / A time gone, 1940-50
(1983)

1944,   pp. 37-41 PDF (1.1 MB)


Page 37

1944
The Citizen State Bank reached the million dollar mark for the
first time at the close of business in 1943. At the beginning of
1944, the bank's capitol was well over the million dollar mark and
the deposits were exactly $1,063,267.16.
Driver education classroom instruction was offered to eleven
students in the high school. It was offered as a unit with biology,
and the Instructor was C. H. Hageman.
Marion Wallom wed Jack Adams.
In March, Mickey Rooney passed his physical for the induction
in the armed services.
In the spring election people were asked to vote on a state
referendum ballot which read, "Do you favor the levying of an annual
tax on all general taxable property not exceeding two mill on each
dollar of the assessed valuation for high school aid?"
A baby girl was born to Pvt. and Mrs. Leland Kuhl.
Lt. Edwin Saxer was riding a bicycle down a road in England
and the driver of a truck parked at the side of the road kept
honking at him. He decided to return to the truck to see what the
tooting was all about, and there he found Irving Gillette.
A total of 116 ballots were cast at the spring election in the
village. P. A. Genin was again elected president of the village board.
President Roosevelt made a plea for every possible victory garden
and set a national goal of twenty-two million. Governor Goodland was


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