70 years ago
march 23, 1950
With a splendid break in the weather expected, the 1950 Spring Show in Marion today, Thursday, and tomorrow, Friday, should attract a record number of visitors.
Tentative floor plans for the Marion Community Hospital have been received from the architects and are being studied thoroughly from every angle. All concerned with the construction and operation of the hospital are being consulted.
Girl Scouts of Troop 4 celebrated the 38th birthday of the national organization of Girl Scouting with a progressive dinner March 15 served at four different homes.
Pictured, seated for the main course, served at the David Wheeler home, are Scouts Carmen Siebert, Jeanette Russell, LeNore Wheeler, Billy Herbert, Patricia Dixon, Judy Coons, Linda Johnson, Connie Long, Nancy Keazer, Maymie Swehla, and Alda Ratts.
The congregation of the Florence Methodist Church has voted to rebuild their church which was almost completely consumed by fire last October.
Robert R. Brooks of Madison will take over his new duties Monday as cashier of the Farmers and Drovers National Bank. He takes the place of Ross Haney who resigned recently.
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