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1945: Government ends wartime shoe rationing
October 29, 2020
• Oct. 25, 1945
Work was completed on the enlargement of the Hartley Creamery to the north of the building. Additional equipment necessitated the addition. The creamery was constantly improving its facilities to benefit its patrons.
A new dryer was installed at the Hartley Dry Cleaners. Passersby were interested in seeing how the large green piece of machinery would get into the building. The feat was accomplished by enlarging the rear door.
Happy news to all members of the family was word that shoe rationing had been lifted. It had been a struggle to make the shoe stamps go around, espec...