50 years ago
july 15, 1965
With their names drawn from a large box of contest entrants, Mayor Mike Good, 11, and Commissioners Doug Marler, 10, and Brad Case, 12, rode atop the back seat of a bright red convertible that led Tuesday’s Santa Fe Trail miniature wagon train parade. A parkfull of boys and girls thoroughly enjoyed the parade, games, and contests in the afternoon in spite of 100-degree temperature.
A good roster of capable instructors is on hand for Red Cross swim lessons this summer. It includes LaVonda Hett, Judy Pankratz, Helen Jackson, Nancy Klenda, Roma Rebuke, Jackie Thomas, Patty Plenert, and Jean Morse with help from Mary Konarik and Blair Post.
S.T. Symes, Elmdale, missed $200 at this week’s Cash Days drawing. Ethel Bredemeier, Marion, received $30, Frank Lewis of Florence, Howard Mollnow of Marion, and Floyd Depler of Peabody all missed $5.
Babies born at St. Luke Hospital this week included a daughter born July 14 to Mr. and Mrs. James P Kelly of Potwin; Dianne Marie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hein of Marion, born July 10; and Daniel Richard, son of Mr and Mrs. H. Eugene Costello of Tampa, born July 13.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Winter of Lincolnville announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Ann, to Richard Owen Bell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bell of Marion. No wedding date has been set.