55 years ago
june 27, 1963
Officials of Marion National Bank have announced a major business transaction in Marion. Two well-known El Dorado businessmen, Gene Payer and Matthew Classen, and John I. Loomis of Jewell have purchased a major interest in the bank effective July 15.
A change of direction of three one-block streets between Main and Santa Fe Streets will become effective July 1. The change will have Second and Fourth Streets one-way going north and Third Street one-way going south. The main reason for the change is that fire trucks need to proceed south from the City Building to Main Street when going on an emergency run.
James S. Kline, former Marion County sheriff and Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent, has been appointed director of a new and expanded peace officers training program at the University of Kansas.
Anita Schlehuber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Art Schlehuber, has been selected 1963 Marion County dairy princess.
The new drinking fountain, an electric refrigeration unit built into an old-fashioned stone well is a fine new addition to the park. It was financed by Coterie Club, with labor donated by several men in town.
Mrs. Harris Seed, Nanette, Marcia, and Harris Jr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Dall’Armi, Jeaneen and Dannielle, all of Santa Barbara, California, are spending two weeks at the Ford Watson cottage at the lake and visiting friends in Marion.
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