60 years ago
june 17, 1953
Nemeius Tajchman, who lives 1½-miles northeast of Youngtown, brought the first load of 1953 wheat into the Marion Elevator Monday afternoon.
Girls of the 1953 MHS graduating class had a shower for Peggy Hayward Friday evening at the home of Nancy Allen. Others present were Frances Seibel, Pauline Minear, Thelma Jean Seibel, Anita Collett, Shirley Stenzel, Theodora Longhofer, Genevieve Krch, and Leola Druse.
Glenn Pestinger, Hillsboro contractor, will start re-roofing and making other repairs soon at the Hill Grade School.
Patsy Hett asked a number of friends for ice cream and cake Saturday evening to celebrate her birthday. Guests included Norma Sly, Donna Miesse, Joyce Keazer, Mrs. Glenn Conyers, Mrs. Marion Hett, Mrs. Kenneth Conyers of Emporia, Mrs. Everett Conquest of Wichita, and Mrs. Billy York of Kansas City.
Kerns Allen, who is stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany, called his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Allen, last week. He reported seeing Kenneth Conyers a few times when he could get leave. Betty Williams, who has been studying in this past year at Amsterdam, was touring Germany with friends and she and Kerns had lunch together just a few days before he called.