By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

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1946: Speedy drivers irk Hartley Mayor P.A. Leese


September 23, 2021

• Sept. 19, 1946

Numerous complaints had reached Mayor P.A. Leese’s office that drivers were disobeying the speed laws, especially in the vicinity of the schoolhouse, were failing to stop at stop signs and were driving with cut-outs open. The mayor warned that if necessary, a patrolman would be brought in to patrol the streets and those violators apprehended would be fined heavily.

Rev. G.E. Scheider, pastor of the Hartley and Everly Methodist churches for four years, was transferred to the Galva-Silver Creek charge. Rev. S.A. Kruschwitz was appointed to fill his place. The Scheiders’ many fri...

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