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

1944,   pp. 37-41 PDF (1.1 MB)


Page 40

Neil Luenschloss, principal of Belleville schools, was
commissioned a lieutenant junior grade in the United States Navy
that summer. Alvin Krohn was named to take his place as principal
of the schools.
Brodhead played the opener in football. Forty-two boys reported
for practice. Belleville was competing in the suburban six man
football league. Bob Belch and Paul Ryan were leftover from previous
years sextet. The line up for the game for Belleville:
Left end - Ken Flanagan, Center - Rich Francois, Right end - Floyd
Viney, Quarterback - Bob Beich, Left Halfback - Ted Spellman,
Right halfback - Paul Ryan. Belleville had won the game with the
score of thirty-five to twenty-two. Paul Ryan was the star of the
game.
A miscellaneous bridal shower was held in honor of Miss Gloria
Sardeson.
Lucias A. Ross, well known auctioneer and resident of the village,
died.
Five local men were Injured north of Middleton when their car
and a semi-trailer truck collided as they drove to work at Badger
Ordinance.
The lack of housing for servicemen's wives and families was al'o
felt in this area. That fall the women's relief corps of this village
did a good deed. A wife of a soldier at Truax Field could not find
any light housekeeping rooms to house her two small children and herself
while her husband was stationed at Truax Field in Madison. There were no
light housekeeping rooms in Madison and it was an almost Impossible
situation. A few of the ladies of the local corps got together and secured


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