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1945: Local Coke supply hit by sugar shortage
June 18, 2020
• June 21, 1945
The supply of Coca-Cola in Hartley and community would definitely be affected by further curtailment of the supply of sugar, because the manufacturer of the popular drink would not compromise with the use of substitutes. However, an equitable system of rationing would be maintained.
The Hartley Public School tentatively set up three bus routes to be operated during 1945-46, to service chiefly non-resident high school students. In the event a rural school was unable to secure teachers or was closed, those grade students could be transported.
Sewer inspectors from Spencer we...