55 years ago
september 24, 1964
This week is jam-packed with showings of the new 1965 line of automobiles in Marion dealerships. There will be a complete line of Fords and Mercurys at Gound Motor Co., a full line of Dodge cars and trucks at Powell Motor Co. and the General Motors lines of Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Buick at Cook Motor Co.
A special committee, with Roger Hannaford as head, has asked that all merchants cooperate with the Old Settlers reunion Oct. 1 by decorating their store windows appropriately for the day.
Glenn Shields, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Shields of Lincolnville and a senior at Centre High School, won the Kansas State Fair 4-H tractor-driving contest at Hutchinson Tuesday and will represent the state at a regional contest to be held in Minnesota.
Rosse Case was medalist of the American Legion countywide golf tournament at Hillsboro Sunday when he shot one under par 69 for 18 holes.
Eighty-eight Marion Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts will leave from Emporia at 8 a.m. Sept. 26 on a train trip to Topeka where they will visit several sites before returning to Emporia at 5:30 p.m.