Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

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1948: Moneta voters pass bond for school

• Dec. 16, 1948

A special election was held at Moneta regarding a proposed $45,000 bond issue to be used to build and furnish an addition to the Moneta school building. The proposition carried by a vote of 72-6.

A blazing fire at the Shouse pool hall on South Central Avenue threatened to engulf a large part of the business district before it was brought under control. The blaze, which apparently started near the chimney on the second floor of the building, gained considerable headway before it was detected. Fire departments from Everly and Sanborn, as well as the local department, kept the con...