50 years ago
april 27, 1967
The big Mid-Kansas Ayrshire breeders spring show will be held in Marion Saturday. The show will be held in the athletic park with headquarters in the new Cottonwood Valley Saddlehorse Association building.
Deanna Klenda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Klenda of Route 4, Marion, received her “wings” as stewardess with World Airways of Oakland, California, the world’s largest charter airline. She is now flying the Pacific and to Europe in Worlds’ Boeing 707 fanjets, accompanying charter tour groups.
Patrice Ewert, Khrista Van Buren, and Lori Harris, a sunbeam, a pink tulip, and a caterpillar, from the Bown-Corby spring garden, are pictured on the front page. They are some of the many colorful characters to be featured in the annual May Fete at Marion Gymnasium next Friday.
Norman Mueller, Jim Magee, and Pat Costello were guests of Rodney Oelschlager at Nesmith hall on the KU campus for several days this week. They attended the relay races on Saturday and returned home Sunday.
Larry Schlehuber, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schlehuber, has signed a contract to teach industrial arts at Washburn Rural High School, eight miles southwest of Topeka. He also will be assistant football coach.
There will be a special benefit performance of the Marion “Road Show” presented at Centre High School May 9th with all the proceeds going directly to the Saundra Loveless fund.