Thursday, December 27, 2018
Library Converting From Fuel Oil to Coal Because of Fuel Oil Shortage
From the April 26, 2018, MidWeek "Looking Back."
1943, 75 Years Ago.
"Members of the library board are elated over the arrival of the coal stoker for installation in the Sycamore Public Library, the plan being to convert the heating system from fuel oil to coal.
"This action was decided last year when the fuel oil shortage became acute here and the library could not be properly heated seven days a week with the supply provided by the rationing board."
More Shortages Hit the Home Front. --GreGen