ARLINGTON, MN. Enterprise (4) May '39, GASOHOL!
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Four straight issues of weekly newspaper, the Arlington (Minnesota)Enterprise; May 4, 11, 18 and 25th, 1939. The Enterprise was a fixture in Sibley Countyfrom 1885.Large box ads promote use of farm products for alcohol-gasoline. Two pages of lengthy promotional write-ups on 27 busineses: Walkeracres Hatchery, Braun Produce & Grocery, Petrich Store, Borkenhagen Furniture, Garage Supply , Kadlec Drug, Farmers Supply, Busch Bros., Wilson Stockyards, Bielke Hardware & Auto, Farmers & Merchjants Milling, Glencoe Co-op Oil, Snows Hatchery, Pofahl Bros. Hardware, Memorial Protective Assn., Sibley House Hotel, Ansel Peterson Implement, Shaml Insurance, Hydia's Hats, Gaylord Milling, Nelson Stockyards, Jones Motor, Bennie's Oil, R.& L.Cafe, Finley city Service, Barnum & Vaughan, aand Gambles. These newspapers are yellowed but are not brittle, just a few rips. They are offered for content and will stand everyday handling. Like most local papers printed during the not-so-great Depression, t is a dearth of pictures. It was easy to choose the photo of a small boy in glasses in the box ad announcing Dr.F.H.Mock's practice in the Arlington Hotel Building, and we hope the patient is still t Other sad news onn the front pages : The demise of three young people, Carl Bovey of Norwood, ... read more