Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

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1948: Hartley hosts Fall Appreciation Days

• Oct. 21, 1948

Sixty pies were distributed at the Council Oak store in Hartley during a demonstration of how to prepare apple pie with Becky Crocker Apple Pyequick. Jack Harmon, a representative of General Mills, was the presenter. The pie distribution was the fastest of any Council Oak store in Iowa or Nebraska.

In spite of the fact that farmers throughout the area were busily engaged in corn picking, good-sized crowds attended the Fall Appreciation Days in Hartley. Events included a pet, bicycle and wagon parade, produce contest, pancake feed and carnival rides.

F.A. Albright was on the Chi...