50 years ago
february 18, 1965
The former Tasty Grill will be known as the B&E Café starting Monday when Beverly and Elsie Winter take over ownership and operation of the popular eating establishment. Mr. and Mrs. Walt Hayward formerly operated the restaurant.
The Junior Class of Marion High School is preparing for presentation of the play, “A Man Called Peter.” Lead roles will be portrayed by Darold Longhofer and Toni McElwain. Other cast members are Wally Slusser, George Jackson, Suzanne Bailey, Judy Pankratz, LaVonda Hett, Carmen Hayen, Dennis Conyers, Blair Post, Dean Jost, Norman Bowers, Anita VanBuren, Pat Warneke, and Mary Westerhaus.
The engagement of Mary Agnes Bina to John C. Roniger, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pascal Roniger of Burdick, is announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bina of Marion. A May 29 wedding is being planned.
Rendel Newsom, an avid pencil collector, will show about 4,000 of his pencils and ballpoint pens during National Pencil Week. They will be on display at Newsom Greenhouse Wednesday afternoon.
The Jimmy Dorsey orchestra had a ball in our little town Thursday and Friday of last week. It was a refreshing breather for the group, although the leader was distressed at missing an important and lucrative engagement.