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1 Businesses (Janesville) Gibbs plant here is hit by strike (by Local 1266, Internation Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers) 01 Apr 1969
2 Golf courses Reduced bus fares, golf fees approved for senior citizens 01 Apr 1969
3 Mittness, Lewis T. A tie vote by the Janesville City Council means that Janesville will continue to use DDT in its efforts to stamp out Dutch Elm disease. State Rep. Lew Mittness has urged the banning and states that his children came home dripping with DDT after being sprayed by a helicopter on Adams School grounds. Karl Samek, city manager, defends the spraying. DDT spraying will be stopped during the following month, but then resumed in the fall because DDT is cheaper than other insecticides. 01 Apr 1968, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 158
4 City Council (Janesville) A tie vote by the Janesville City Council means that Janesville will continue to use DDT in its efforts to stamp out Dutch Elm disease. State Rep. Lew Mittness has urged the banning and states that his children came home dripping with DDT after being sprayed by a helicopter on Adams School grounds. Karl Samek, city manager, defends the spraying. DDT spraying will be stopped during the following month, but then resumed in the fall because DDT is cheaper than other insecticides. 01 Apr 1968, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 158
5 Dutch Elm disease A tie vote by the Janesville City Council means that Janesville will continue to use DDT in its efforts to stamp out Dutch Elm disease. State Rep. Lew Mittness has urged the banning and states that his children came home dripping with DDT after being sprayed by a helicopter on Adams School grounds. Karl Samek, city manager, defends the spraying. DDT spraying will be stopped during the following month, but then resumed in the fall because DDT is cheaper than other insecticides. 01 Apr 1968, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 158
6 Banks and banking Application filed for new bank (Directors of the First National Bank are among those making application to the State Banking Commission for permission to establish a fifth bank in the city to be known as the People's State Bank) 01 Apr 1968
7 Parker Pen Machinists are still out at Parker Pen 01 Apr 1968
8 Mercy Hospital Sisters of Mercy dream of new unit [for intensive care] on sixtieth anniversary of hospital (photo of Palmer Hospital, Mercy Hospital's precursor) 01 Apr 1967
9 Janesville Public Library Easter egg tree going up at library 01 Apr 1966
10 City Council (Janesville) Three incumbents....Leland Bell (photo), a member of city council since 1962, is seeking a third term. He has served as president this year. 01 Apr 1966


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