50 years ago
october 17, 1963
The office of the Marion County Superintendent announces an auction sale of the Morning Star School building and equipment and also the Canada school and equipment on Oct. 19. The following Saturday, two other school buildings and equipment will be auctioned. They are the Loveless School and Bartholdi School.
Nine births are reported in this issue. Six of the babies were born at St. Luke Hospital, one at Salem Hospital, Hillsboro, one at Herington Municipal Hospital, and one at Wesley Hospital, Wichita.
Students in the Lincolnville Grade School, with help from the faculty, are publishing a very interesting weekly newspaper this year. It is called the Lions Review and contains items about school activities from each grade. The neat three or four page paper is spirit duplicated.
Charley Heerey will leave Thursday for Chicago, then on to New York where he will board a plane on Sunday for a flight to his homeland, Ireland. He is planning a two-week visit with relatives, including two of his brothers, the eldest of the two being 96 years old.
Virginia Kay Amick, daughter of Mr and Mr. Edmond Amick, Marion, enlisted last week in the WAF, women’s branch of the U.S. Air Force. Virginia Kay has been a lifetime resident of Marion and graduated from Marion High School in May of this year.