50 years ago
november 10, 1966
Marion business and homeowners are again to be given a liberal discount on their electric rates during the Christmas season. The custom for several years has been to encourage more liberal and imaginative lighting and festive decorations.
James William Miesse American Legion Post No. 22 will celebrate Veteran’s Day with their 34th annual carnival this Friday at the Legion post home. Home-cooked meals will be available all day and all types of games will be available. The public is cordially invited.
Marion Jaycees sponsored their second annual “Amateur Talent Night” Saturday evening in the Marion City Auditorium. Sharon and Joni Kroupa won first place in the grade school division with their accordion-piano duet. Helen Jackson was first in the high school group. She beautifully sang “Summertime.” Judges of the contest were Prudy Hanson, Gene Baker, and Rev. and Mrs. Miles Henry.
Enjoying a slumber party at the Wilmer Siebert home Thursday evening were Jan Varenhorst, Marian Lawrence, Mary Christensen, Chris Conyers, Susie Lentz, and Karen Siebert.
“The People vs. Maxine Lowe” has been selected as the senior class play. Lowe, portrayed by Linda Loney, is on trial for the murder of her husband. She is defended by her court-appointed attorney, Pat Costello. Prosecuting attorney is Norman Mueller. Patti Plenert plays his associate lady lawyer.