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

1946,   pp. 49-52 PDF (942.4 KB)


Page 52

Plans were made for the Belleville high school fair which was
held on the school grounds on September 17. Several new features were
added. At noon all rural students, their parents and Belleville
business and professional men were given dinner as guests of the local
high school sponsored by the home economics department.
John LaPorte purchased the harness shop from James Fitzgerald.
Belleville had eighteen residents over eighty years who were
still acT~ve.
The old band uniforms that had served for twelve years were
wearing out. The purple and gold capes were to be replaced with new
uniforms. A fund was started for new ones. The amount hoped to be
raised was $2,000. The price of one uniform was forty-five dollars.
Mr. Glen Wood returned from the service to take over as band director.
Belleville went for the Republican candidates at the polls in November.
Three hundred and three people voted in the village.
Jack Adams became the new assistant editor of the BELLEVILLE RECORDER.
Betty Herfel and Francis Fahey exchanged vows, as did Rosemary
Watkins and Osbourne Hare.
Trygve-Lie was elected as the first secretary general of the United
Nations.
In December Betty Zimmerman of Madison married Clarence Hageman
of Belleville.
The band fund for new uniforms totaled $1,520.89 at the close of the
year.


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