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MEMORIES: 50 years ago

Naomi Childs, clerk of the Marion County Selective Service office, has issued a reminder that all boys are required to register when they reach their 18th birthday.

The building that will house the new dial equipment and be headquarters for the Marion exchange of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company has been completed. It is located at the southeast corner of Locust and Lawrence streets.

Connie Jost, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Jost, was named 1963 District Poultry Queen today at the Cottonwood Valley Poultry barbecue jamboree. Other contestants were Marianne Waltner of Marion, Sharon Ratzlaff and Ruth Friesen of Hillsboro, and Connie Shrag of Moundridge.

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Province, well-known Marion couple, will mark their golden wedding anniversary Feb. 18.

Marion Rebekah Lodge No. 351 met in the IOOF hall Jan. 28. The meeting was conducted by Noble Grand Maxine Seibel. Mrs. Roy Penland was elected staff director and Mrs. Paul Heise as trustee.

Thirteen January birthdays were celebrated Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arch Dody of Antelope. Those having birthdays were Mrs. A.J. Austin, Gary, Jerry, and Rose Marie Loveless, Mildred and June Trollope, Dorothy Schmidt, Jean Swanson, Rex Ulmer, Sandy and Vicki Kelley, David Bernhardt, and Clara Heise.

Last modified Jan. 30, 2013