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october 15, 1964

Former Marionite James S. Kline is the author of a feature article in this month’s FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin titled “Crowd and Riot Control Requires Special Training.” Kline, a former sheriff here and KBI agent, is at present the coordinator of police training at the Government Research Center, University of Kansas in Lawrence.

Captain Richard H. Schwartz of Marion is pictured being sworn in as he re-entered the U.S. Marine Corps as a regular officer assigned to active duty. The popular Marionite and his family will be stationed at Camp Pendleton, California.

Members of the Marion Jaycees are busy painting house numbers on curbs in front of homes in Marion. This project will help identify homes and will add to the appearance of the town.

A second mysterious railroad death in the county occurred Tuesday afternoon a mile south of Lost Springs when a body was found among the ashes of a fire that gutted the inside of a Rock Island railroad boxcar.

The first mysterious and unexplained death occurred Sept. 29 when the decomposed body of a man was found alongside the railroad right of way near Aulne. Both bodies have been buried in Marion Cemetery.

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