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

1949,   pp. 64-67 PDF (828.7 KB)


Page 64

1949
In January of 1949 the BELLEVILLE RECORDER was sixty-three years
old.
Jane Garvoille was chosen as the DAR good citizen recipient for
the class of 1949. The selection was based on dependability, service,
leadership, and patriotism.
Art Scott became a partner in the Borst and Willoughby Feed Co.
It was the year that Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Dietzsch celebrated their
fiftieth wedding anniversary.
Bob Belch and Ruth Andregg were married that January.
Belleville Auto Co. announced that the 1949 Chevrolet had over
twenty changes in styling from the 1948 model.
Even though the war effort was over the Red Cross played a big
part in the lives of our community. A new regional blood center had
opened in Madison and Belleville, as a part of Dane County, had to
help finance the project.
By 1949 Wisconsin had one tenth of the dairy cattle in the
United States, and of the nation's twenty-five highest milk producing
counties, fourteen were in Wisconsin.
The postal department of the United States employed more people
than the largest corporation.
Ricker's dry cleaning establishment advertised in the BELLEVILLE
RECORDER to watch their weekly ad. If your name appeared in the follow-
ing weeks ad, you were entitled to have a garment cleaned free of charge.


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