60 years ago
february 7, 1957
Voluntary contributions are continuing to come in to the Kiwanis-sponsored fund to aid in rebuilding the Gnadenau church, south of Hillsboro.
Word was received this week by Pilsen postmaster, Albert Stika, that the post office there would be closed after March 8. The 28 patrons who now receive their mail through the Pilsen post office will be served by Rural Route 4 out of Marion. The change will take effect March 9.
Nancy Keazer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Keazer, and a student at Emporia State Teachers College, is one of 13 candidates this year for “Miss Emporia State.”
“Major Milliron Reports,” drama, and “Sis of the Ozarks,” a hillbilly comedy, are the one-act plays being presented Thursday evening at the City Building. In the cast of “Major Milliron Reports,” is Roland Vogel, Wade Robertson, John Minear, Warren Gardner, and Bruce Coe. The cast of “Sis of the Ozarks” is composed of Margaret McClain, Elda Pankratz, Maxine Hinz, Mickey Seaton, Bob Eckstrom, John Price, Frank Leuschaft, and Jon Thole.
Six little Indians gathered at the home of another little Indian, Eddie Cook, Monday morning to celebrate his sixth birthday. The boys, all pupils of the afternoon kindergarten, are Marc Hauser, Randy Broadstreet, Douglas Westerhaus, Bryce Ollenberger, and Max Rector.