50 years ago
march 28, 1963
The new Welfare Department office building on the South Third Street side of the Courthouse Square has just been completed and an open house for public inspection will be held March 31. This is the first such building to be constructed in Kansas by a welfare department.
Another new business opened in Marion recently when Mrs. Virgil Weber started Anita’s Beauty Salon. The shop is located in the remodeled part of the Weber home at 115 South Freeborn.
The four Junior students from Marion High School who will be attending the American Legion sponsored Girls’ State and Boys’ State on the University of Kansas Campus at Lawrence in June are Judy Broadstreet, Donna Hanschu, Max Jackson, and Doug Bass.
Jacob Meier, owner of the Meier Shoe Clinic, has announced plans for a 30th anniversary celebration at his shoe store on April 13. He invites everyone to drop in and see the bargains he is offering.
Jim Bredemeier was guest of honor Tuesday afternoon at a party at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Bredemeier, in honor of his sixth birthday. The following neighborhood boys attended Allan Richmond, Scott, Jerry, and Terry Conyers, Greg Carlson, Ricky Richmond and Jim’s brothers, Don and Mike. Jim’s grandmother, Mrs. Clyde Richmond, baked and decorated his birthday cake.