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

1949,   pp. 64-67 PDF (828.7 KB)


Page 65

That spring Nell Luenschloss announced his resignation as
supervising principal of the local public schools. Seven years
previous he taught science and mathematics and then left to serve in
the United States Navy from 1944-1946. Mr. C. H. Hageman was named
to take his place.
The week of April 15 was a busy one for the fire department. They
answered four calls, but there was no serious damage.
A concerned parent wrote a letter to the editor stating she would
like to see a kindergarten in our school system.
The state conservation department reported that more arrests were
made for Illegal fishing in March than hunting and trapping combined.
John Stein, formerley of Madison, purchased the Plymouth-DeSoto
garage from Homer Middleton. Mr. Stein had been located in Madison for
twenty-four years before coming to Belleville.
Margaret Staley and Roger Krueger were prom royalty in the spring.
The theme was "Slow Boat to China," and the music was provided by the
Eddie Lawrence orchestra.
The American Legion sponsored a fun-frolic. To start the gala
affair a street dance was held.
Reverend: Ray Scott was appointed the pastor of the Grace Methodist
Church. He came to this community from Chicago.
Beverley Burrlngton and Jim Adams were married.
In September a group of sportsmen from the vicinity organized a
club for the purpose of shooting clay birds. It was also organized
to promote good sportsmanship in the community. The members leased
the land and building one half mile east of Belleville known as the
Weber slaughter house.


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