60 years ago
may 16. 1963
Marion’s handsome new water tower is filled and in operation. Fire protection in large areas of the city will be greatly improved. The new tower holds 500,000 gallons; the old tower, 90,000.
County treasurer Lenora Klose announced this week that Arnold Schwemmer has been appointed deputy treasurer.
One more school, the Loveless district, has called a meeting to decide on how the district is to be divided among adjacent districts. The division will be made according to the wishes of the individual patrons of the district, which has been dissolved.
Marion High School’s four-member golf team took second place in a recent regional golf meet at Wichita. Coach Pete Keenan says the team came in four strokes behind the winner, Emporia. Team members are Carl Elling, Lowell Ensey, Chris Hauser, and George Jackson.
This week’s Cash Day drawing had only one winner. Vera McCarty of Marion received $5. Clarence Kline, Marion, missed $150; Ernest Bowers, Peabody, missed $5; Mrs. Gerald W. Hill, Marion, missed $10; and Alex Laudner, Marion, missed $20.
The marriage of Harriet Jean Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry R. Miller of Lincolnville, to Laverne E. Bina, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bina of Marion, was solemnized at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church, Pilsen.
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