55 years ago
july 18, 1963
Mrs. Earl (Lola) Kreuter stepped down Monday from her duties as an officer of the Marion National Bank for the past 33 years.
A telegram to the RECORD today from Senator James Pearson in Washington, D.C., brings the information that Marion County has been declared a “disaster area” due to the July 11 flood which swept through the northwestern part of the county just 12 years to the day following the disaster of 1951.
Mrs. Jerry Makovec has been working in the Register of Deeds office while Mrs. P.J. Garrison has been on vacation.
About 150 boys and girls in the Marion community are enjoying the Athletic Association-sponsored summer youth program, according to John Christensen, director. In the Pee Wee league, Billy Newlin was named “player of the week.” Billy struck out nine batters. Dean Ensey is “player of the week in the Midget League. Dean scored four runs and did a good job at fielding.
If you remember when cars had “turtlebacks” then you’re old enough to vote. You probably have fond memories of rumble seats, too.
Bob Hoover, Bob Brooks, and Jack Swain won first places in the three flights of the Marion Country Club handicap golf tournament on Sunday. Reuben Zerger won the “first hole in one” contest. Brooks had the closest tee shot on number three.
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