“Everyone down here and along the way is waiting for you.”
Another story March 26 told that others had decided to switch to trains or planes.
“Sales of airline and train tickets are soaring at the Bookhout Travel Agency on Dietz Street. And again, said manager Terry Hattem, it’s because of the energy crisis.”
Almost amusingly, “Sunshine on My Shoulders” by John Denver had moved into the Billboard No. 1 spot by the end of the month.
This weekend: Company G is welcomed home in style in 1919.
Oneonta City Historian Mark Simonson’s column appears twice weekly. On Saturdays, his column focuses on the area during the Depression and before. His Monday columns address local history after the Depression. If you have feedback or ideas about the column, write to him at The Daily Star, or email him at email@example.com. His website is www.oneontahistorian.com. His columns can be found at www.thedailystar.com/marksimonson.