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june 30, 1949

Marion physicians and residents of the area are welcoming a new doctor and his family to the community. T.C. Ensey plans to open his office July 5 in rooms occupied up to this week by C.R. Magee, who has moved to his new building on E. Main St.

Clark’s Firestone Store sold this week to Lloyd B. Tarrant of Stafford. Current personnel Vernon Regier and Chet McKibbin will remain with the new management. The store will be known as Tarrant Firestone Store.

Loyette Hollar and Betty Williams left this week for Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, where they will work for the rest of the summer.

Local water well diggers Schimpf and Son set up their rig beside Farmers and Drovers National Bank last week and started to dig.

Sidewalk watchers asked whether they were looking for oil. In reality, they were drilling for water for the bank’s air conditioning system.

Pilsen correspondent Helen Navrat writes that people in her area soon will be enjoying electricity.

After waiting many years and seeing everyone else lighted up, electric lights will make them feel as if they are with the crowd and “not left in the dark corner holding a match and burning our fingers.”

Last modified June 27, 2024