50 years ag0
april 19, 1962
Five Marion 14-year-old girls gained a clear-cut victory and the first place trophy last week in the state Veterans of Foreign Wars junior girls bowling tournament in Wichita. Team members were Linda Bauman, Joyce Frans, Linda McElwain, Sherry Knoblock, and Judy Lee.
Mrs. Will Helmer was guest of honor Friday evening at a layette shower at the Ezra Helmer home. Hostesses were Mrs. Virgil Weber, Mrs. Harold Wiens, Mrs. Wilbert Rindt and Mrs. Ezra Helmer.
Kay Ann Riffel of Marion was among the 72 Kansas State University students elected to membership in Phi Kappa Phi, national scholastic honorary. Kay Ann, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Navrat, is in the School of Arts and Sciences at KSU.
The dedication of a new piano was incorporated in the Sunday morning worship service at the Presbyterian Church. This fine gift was made in memory of Mrs. Helen Waterman by her family.
Easter values at Al and Dan’s Quality Food Market include Bar-S Ham, half or whole, 87c lb.; Maxwell House coffee, lb. 49c, with coupon; Cheese, 2 lb. box, 59c; Alcoa Foil, 12” roll, 29c; Pillsbury Cake Mix, white or chocolate, pkg. 37c; California Asparagus, lb. 29c; and U.S. No. 1 Russet Potatoes, 10 lbs., 45c.
Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Wright will observe their golden wedding anniversary April 29 with an open house at their home at 1002 Denver, Marion.