Aug. 21, 1949 - The unbeaten Wausau Paper Mills softball team won the Industrial Softball League championship.
Aug. 24, 1949 - Hitler’s suicide jet plane and the smallest submarine in the world will be on display in a large trailer at Jefferson and Third streets in Wausau, near Court House Square, under the sponsorship of the Navy Club of the U.S.A. The German suicide jet ship, one of a few built by the Nazis, was seldom used because few suicide pilots were available.
Aug. 17, 1949 - A new Lustron home built at Midway Boulevard and Ethel Street is made of porcelain enameled steel throughout.
Aug. 18, 1949 - Humphrey Chevrolet Sales, Inc. advertisement.
Aug. 20, 1949 - Emmons Stationery and Office Supply Co. advertisement. “For only a small down payment you can own a new 1949 Smith Corona.”
Aug. 19, 1949 - Approximately a bushel of blackberries were gathered in several hours by this group of town of Ringle youngsters. Left to right are Lois Jane Lodholz, 10, Delores Lodholz, 16, Roy Hawley, 19 and Eleanor Hawley, 12.
Aug. 22, 1949 - Advertisement for Marathon City Brewing Company. “They go together. Bowling and Marathon Old Lager.”
Aug. 23, 1949 - A rolling mill at the Hoffer Glass Company’s new plant factory on Bellis Street is shown cutting down the pigments to any degree of fineness in the manufacturing of enamels.
Aug. 21, 1949 - Four-H club members from Marathon County will represent this county at the state fair at West Allis this week. From left to right, Irene Digman, Martin Jennejohn, Delores Witter, Ralph Hall and Beverly Braun.
Aug. 22, 1949 - Highway 29 Drive-In Theatre advertisement.