50 years ago
may 17, 1962
One of the most striking of the many beautiful peony gardens in Marion County this spring is that of Mrs. W.F. Vinduska, one mile northwest of Pilsen. Pictured on the front page is Mrs. Vinduska with many of her over 300 choice peony bushes in full bloom in a variety of colors.
A party honoring Dannie Gooding’s fourth birthday was held last Tuesday morning. Present were Doug and Anita Druse, Susan Reznicek, Greg Carlson, David Rittgers, Terry Smith, Gary Boyle, Marianne Elling, Roger Johnson, Mrs. Bob Smith, Mrs. Don Rittgers, Mrs. Bob Druse, and David Gooding.
Student council elections were held May 10 at Marion High School. Lowell Ensey was elected president of next year’s council. Ron Kelsey was elected vice president.
Lois Raleigh of Marion received $50 in this week’s Cash Days drawing. Viola Davis, Marion, missed $5; Gary D. Helmer, Marion, and Mavis Mullen, Marion, each missed $25; and Pete Rempel, Marion, received $5.
The Butler County News carried a story this week that the Rev. Leon Hayen has been elected president of the El Dorado Ministerial Alliance for 1962-63. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hayen of Marion.
An advertisement by the Peter Pan Ice Cream Store at 213 E. Main announces a special for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. It’s your choice of a half gallon of fresh peach, black cherry, fruit salad, black raspberry, buttered pecan, lemon, butter brickle, chocolate chip, or peppermint for 59 cents.