Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

From Our Files

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• Nov. 4, 1948

The Hartley Hawks had little trouble with a game but overpowered Paullina team in the annual Homecoming game. Highlights of the evening included the Homecoming parade and the crowning of Queen Wilma Robinson, the freshman class candidate.

A.M. King and Son purchased the Hartley Motor Co., the Kaiser-Frazer automobile agency, from Henry and Dale Lorenzen. The latter would continue to operate the Lorenzen Motor Co., the authorized Pontiac agency in Hartley.

While Iowans were electing Republican William Beardsley as governor by a large margin, they also decisively supported Democra...

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