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• Sept. 5, 1946
The local school was fairly bursting at the seams with an increased enrollment in practically every grade. It was believed that the freshman enrollment of 60 was a record for any single class. There were 452 pupils enrolled in the Hartley Public School. That number represented an increase of about 10 percent over the previous year.
Hartley’s deluxe bowling alley opened to mark the inauguration of the 1946-47 season. Mr. Peters, proprietor, announced that already more than enough teams had signed up to fill all the time allowed for league bowling. At least 40 teams of men...