60 years ago
december 15, 1955
There will be free movies again this Saturday at the city building. There will be an Abbott and Costello comedy and a cartoon with Woody Woodpecker. There also will be a film on dolls for the girls and a film on Men from Mars for the boys.
Margaret Sellers, 15, of the Jayhawk 4-H Club was the winner this year of the annual cherry pie-baking contest conducted by the 4-H and Extension office. It is the third year in a row that the Sellers’ cherry pie recipe is the winner.
Marion High School graduates of recent years, home for the holidays, who might be interested in renewing school acquaintances, are invited to visit the school Dec. 23. In addition to a “get-together” room with coffee and donuts or cookies, the visitors will be invited to attend classroom sessions. Later in the morning, they are invited to the final pre-Christmas play presentations by the Thespian Club.
Brothers Edwin and William Seibel were injured Monday in a two-car accident on Highway 81 north of Wichita. Ed suffered a fractured skull and Will chest injuries. Both men were rushed to a Wichita hospital but were returned to St. Luke in Marion on Tuesday. Both are making satisfactory progress.
Albert Stenzel, Marion, won $170 in Wednesday’s Cash Days drawing. Mrs. Dan Miller, Durham, won $15, Mrs. Stuart Lucas, Marion, $10, and A. L. Bogart, Marion, $5. Ivan Schwendiman, Marion, was not present.
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Roberts, Newton, announce the arrival of a baby girl, Dianne Lynn, born Dec. 8 at St. Luke Hospital and weighing 6 pounds 12 ounces.