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may 9, 1963

Two more districts, Morning Star and Aulne, will vote within the next few days to decide whether or not they want to have their own district choice when joining a larger school for unification purposes.

A picture on the front page shows Rocky Hett feeding some nutmeats to two of the half of a dozen baby squirrels being raised by the Tom Hett family. One of the baby squirrels has a broken leg and wears a splint. The most interesting fact is that the squirrels are being nursed by a mother cat, along with a couple of her kittens. This same cat, “Fancy Pants,” once nursed a baby raccoon until it was large enough to take off into the woods on its own.

The senior class play “Our Hearts Were Young and Gay” will be presented next week at the city auditorium. Playing the parts of Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough will be Jean Morse and Cheryl Caselman.

Winners of the “Kolonel Keds” tents at the drawing held at Schoneman Shoe Store last Saturday night were Debra Heidel and Mike Bredemeier.

Two couples from Marion recently signed a lease to operate the Douglas County Valleyview Nursing Home in Lawrence. The new operators will be Mr. and Mrs. Willard Nice and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Meierhoff. Mrs. Nice and Mrs. Meierhoff are former employees of Cedar Rest Home, Marion.

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