60 years ago
july 29, 1954
For the past week, usage of city water has been restricted to strictly domestic use in order to conserve a dangerously short supply. At least 13, perhaps more, water wells have been completed in the city in the past few weeks. Wells have been completed for Dr. E.K. Schroeder, Thompson Funeral Home, Wingerd’s IGA, Rendel Newsom, D.W. Wheeler, Irvin Kreutziger, St. Luke Hospital, Merrill’s Cleaners, Bob Dixon, Evelyn Rupp, August Hett, and David Greenemeyer.
Officials of the Badger Lumber Company visited the Marion yard last week and said to Marvin Burkholder, manager, “If the news hasn’t already got to you, we have a surprise for you. We’re closing the Marion and other Kansas yards.” The move came as a complete surprise to all connected with the yard locally.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Collett, Kansas City, are the parents of a baby boy, Keith Lane, who arrived July 20.
Sarabel Wolf, Mary Hannaford, and John Newcomer went to Kansas City Saturday and were present Sunday afternoon for the capping service for nurses at Bell Memorial Hospital when Mary Ann Griswold, Newton, received her cap.
Jane Foster, former Marion County HDU agent, and Victor Schroeder of Hillsboro exchanged wedding vows July 8 in the Altamont Presbyterian Church.