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Ziehli, Rosemary / A time gone, 1940-50

1941,   pp. 11-18 PDF (1.8 MB)

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Only" show, wild animals, bingo, refreshments, ball throwing,
and penny toss stand. Those assisting in the show were Betty
Ann Rolfe, Betty Jean Doyle, Jimmy Doyle, Paul Francois, Jack
Hofmaster, Ronny Hofmaster, Rob Babler, Herman Diederich, Howard
Frederickson, Roger Schmetter, Francis Fritz, and Jeanine and Joanne
Viney's at Basco advertised chicken and steak dinners thirty-
five and sixty-five cents a plate.
Schaller-Hoesly Lumber Company vacuum cleaned your furnace
for four dollars. They would also service your stoker or oil
burner for seven dollars and fifty cents.
Wisconsin milk prices averaged the highest since December
1929 and milk production was twelve percent above a year ago.
Milk prices received were one dollar eighty-five cents a hundred
pounds, fifty five cents more than a year previous.
A large straw stack on the William Hageman farm west of
Paoli was destroyed by fire in August. It was presumed that the
fire started when struck by lightning. The Belleville community
fire truck went to the scene but was unable to put it out because
of lack of water, the stack being located in a field to far away
from any cistern or creek.
School opened September 2. The outstanding improvement in
school was the inauguration of bus transportation. Three modern
and safe buses were purchased. Rates were one dollar per week
per pupil, one dollar seventy-five cents for two pupils, two dollars
and twenty-five cents for three pupils from the same family. One
hundred ninety-six enrolled in school. Ninety-eight in the high

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