70 years ago
january 29, 1948
Dr. O.C. McCandless, county health director, announced Tuesday that Marion has six eating establishments that have earned a Grade A rating and five earned Grade B. Restaurants given the Grade A rating include Coons’ Restaurant, Cozy Café, Cubby Hole, DelMar, Lee’s Grill, and Owl Car Lunch.
Case and Son, the oldest business in Marion, celebrated its 80th birthday Sunday, Jan. 25. It was established in 1868 by Alex E. Case. Case and Son is now operated by the third generation, Alex H. Case.
The Paul Seifert Motor Company is displaying a fleetline two-door sedan in the new 1948 line of automobiles.
Mrs. Jessie Dody Sumner Stotts, who was born in Marion County over 70 years ago, has accepted an invitation to serve as one of the hostesses at the annual Kansas Day birthday banquet held in the Topeka Municipal Auditorium today.
An advertisement by Moderne Studio shows two smiling blonde youngsters, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Mason Fetrow of Cedar Point. Carol is two years old, and Judy Anne is three and one-half.
Winter held the Marion community firmly in its grip for the past week with thermometers hovering near zero and below each night. Lowest temperature came Tuesday night when the range seemed to be from six to 13 below, depending on the location of the thermometer, with eight below registered in a sheltered spot at the lake.
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