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1972: HHS FFA Chapter celebrates 25th anniversary
April 21, 2022
• April 24, 1947
A contract for a new engine for the Hartley municipal light plant was awarded to R.V. Leary Co., of Des Moines. The Superior engine was a 1,000 horsepower unit with a 1,000 kilowatt generator. Total price for installation of the unit, including building alterations and accessories, was $114,512. The engine was designed so that if the need arose it could be supercharged to 1,440 horsepower, thus using the full capacity of the generator.
The convention of the O’Brien County Federated Women’s Clubs was held at the Methodist church in Hartley. Over 130 clubwomen attended....