70 years ago
november 29,, 1951
An urgent appeal for scrap metal is being sent out all over the country, with iron, copper, brass, bronze, and lead scrap badly needed. The defense effort of this country, as well as production of farm machinery and other equipment will be greatly hampered if a large supply of scrap metal is not forthcoming.
Marion football Warriors closed their 1951 season at Peabody last Thursday afternoon with a resounding 36-0 victory over their hosts and at the same time rang up the 25th consecutive football victory for the school.
Five Marion Warriors were among those named to the first team of an “All Cottonwood Valley League” football team Monday evening. They were Gene Christensen, end; Larry Stenzel, guard; Ted Heath, center; Bill McKibbin, back; and Leroy Roberts, back.
Two others awarded honorable mention were Dwight Fruechting, back, and James Propp, guard.
Bids were let Nov. 28 for major repair and construction at the Marion post office. The repairs cover damages caused by the flood and the construction will be in the mail pickup and delivery driveway. This will be a one-way drive entering as it does but exiting onto South Fourth St. between Badger Lumber Company and the Jack Scott apartments.
“Home Sweet Homicide,” a 3-act mystery comedy, will be presented Nov. 30 at the high school auditorium by the MHS junior class.
Students having parts include: Nancy Allen, Jay Fisher, Shirley Tiemeier, Diana Herbert, Thelma Jean Seibel, Ronald Hiebert, Theodora Longhofer, Myron Jantz, Don Burkholder, Homer Mohn, David Wheeler, Dwight Fruechting, Duane Fruechting, Peggy Hayward, Bob Cook, Jerry Brose, John Summervill, Pauline Minear, Gerald Tajchman, and Anita Collett.
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