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april 20, 1977

Marion Chamber of Commerce members toured one of Marion’s newest enterprises, Marion Research and Ecology Ltd., a wholesale worm business located on W. Main St. Dan Opper, manager of the business, explained operations of raising worms, their profit-making availability, and methods of caring for them.

Florence is in the news as the site for some shooting of the Mary White TV-movie. The town’s Main St. will be used to portray scenes of Emporia in the 1920s.

Three births are announced in this issue. They include a daughter, Meggan Elizabeth, born April 3 to Mr. and Mrs. Terry Silhan of Marion; a second daughter, Kimberly Ann, born April 14 to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Kreutziger of Marion; and a daughter, Angela Christine, born April 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Uphoff Sr.

Richard Roberts, Troy Bridges, and Darwin Anderson are pictured as they work on clay sculptures during a Marion High School invitational art exhibit and skill contest Saturday. MHS ranked third out of seven participating schools.

Pat Loney, candidate for diocesan CYO president, entertained with a poster party Sunday at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Loney. Those attending were Alan Bina, Barb Vinduska, Linda Silhan, Steve Jirak, Randy Jirak, John Holub, Judy Nowak, Lori Franta, and Monica Klenda.

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