From Our Files
1947: High school enrollment is sky high
September 1, 2022
• Sept. 4, 1947
Thorne’s Sales and Service was appointed an authorized dealer for Massey-Harris farm implements. Several tractors were on display in their showroom.
Early reports on high school registrations at the Hartley Public School indicated enrollment would set an all-time high by passing the 200 mark. There were 199 students registered and at least a half dozen more latecomers were expected.
Coaches Harold Church and Tom Dunsmoor had their hands full trying to take care of the large football squad which reported for practice. Seventeen letter winners reported for duty and were go...