60 years ago
june 26, 1952
An outstanding example of high-type service to the community is contained in the story of the more than 40 years work at the Marion Municipal Power Plant being completed this month by James Blackim. “Jim” is retiring from his job as light plant superintendent July 1, and will be a very hard man to replace.
Ed Stenzel, young Marion man, was seriously and painfully burned last Thursday afternoon when his gasoline-soaked clothes caught fire from the motor of the custom combine he was filling in a wheat field near Caldwell.
Births reported in this issue include Jena Katherine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Broz of Marion; Janelle Klose, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Klose of Marion; Barbara Jo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon McCarty of Wichita; and Stanley Rex, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Hett of Aulne.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Lucille Gooding, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gooding of Tampa, to Reuben Kerbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Kerbs of Tampa. The wedding will take place in September.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Priebe, Bernice Ford, Georgene Tajchman, Delores Bezdek, and Anita Collett, employees of the local J.C. Penney Co., attended a banquet at the Sunflower Hotel in Abilene in celebration of the company’s golden anniversary.
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