60 years ago
march 28, 1957
Holcom-Cook Furniture and Appliance Center will hold its grand opening next Wednesday. The store building has been remodeled into a split-level showroom of three sales floors. In addition to Holcom, sales personnel includes Walter Oelschlager, George King, Gary Carlson, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cather.
The area is having sunshine, the first time in almost a week. We have had lots of rain, some snow, and altogether around four inches of moisture in the past week.
Rehearsal of the city band will be held Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Ruby Reed, dramatics and speech coach at Marion High School, took play cast members to the district meet at Clay Center Friday where they received a first ranking for their play, “Major Roberts Reports.” The cast included James Gilbert, John Minear, Bruce Coe, Wayne Robertson, and Warren Gardner.
Births announced in this issue include those of a daughter, Carla Jo, born March 18 to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Stovall; a daughter, Hollyce Ann, born March 23 to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sly; and a son, James Eric, born March 26 to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bredemeier.
The children from Kreutziger School and their teacher, Mrs. Marvin Schmidt, were among the rural school pupils who went by special Santa Fe train early Friday morning to visit the cowboy capital of the world at Dodge City.