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• Jan. 29, 1948
The Hartley Town Council voted to repeal the outmoded poll tax that had been on the statutes of the town for many years. The tax, which placed a levy upon the head of each able-bodied man of military age, was considered by many to be in effect little more than a “veteran’s tax.” The levy was originally intended to secure a fund of labor for the construction of roads.
Harlan Goetsch was attending a school for farm equipment management, which was conducted by the International Harvester Co. exclusively for dealers and their personnel.
The skating rink at the athletic f...