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

1948,   pp. 59-63 PDF (1.1 MB)


Page 59

1948
The fashion scene for 1948 came Into focus for the community as
it did nationwide. The New Look was in. This consisted of ballerina
skirts, taffeta petticoats, about ten inches from the floor and
ballerina slippers.
After twenty-nine years of faithful service, Mrs. H. S. Hoesly
retired as librarian, and Mrs. Ralph Macknick took her place.
The Robert Oliver duplex house on Main Street was for sale for
three thousand dollars.
Wisconsin had a fuel shortage, but through the co operation of
Cities Service, Standard Oil and H.S. Hoesly Co., there was enough
fuel to take care of the needs of the community.
Mrs. G. D. Allen observed her eighty-sixth birthday.
Melvin Becker advertised that his store had Baldwin and Spinet
pianos on hand for sale.
The Woman's Relief Corps voted to send garden seeds to the needy
families in Germany.
The annual fire department reported that in i947 the department
received only four calls from residents within the village, and none
of these calls resulted in property loss.
February sales at Lehnherr's store boasted men's blue denim bib


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