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october 3, 1957

Bruno Goertz, owner-manager of the Hillsboro Concrete Products Company, announces this week that they plan to open a second plant in Marion soon. A location along the Santa Fe right of way has tentatively been secured.

Forty years ago this week, on October 1, 1917, city carrier mail service was started in Marion. E.J. Buckley was postmaster at the time and the two carriers were Ernest Oyer and Paul Shahan.

Anne Burkholder was married Friday to Charles Henry Bradley at the Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue and 10th Street, New York City. The bride is a graduate of Marion High School and Pembroke College. She is employed by the advertising agency of Anderson and Cairns in New York City.

The youngest set was entertained at the home of Deborra Case Thursday afternoon to celebrate her fourth birthday. Guests present included Deborra and her sister Diana, Brad Case, Debra Vogt, Shelly Batt, Laurie Brose, Susie and Patsy Wood, Cherri Ottensmeier, and Debra Wygle.

Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Richmond whose little daughter, Rhonda Ranee, was born October 1st at St. Luke Hospital.

Dale Johnston, a Marion High School graduate of this spring, entered the Army on September 3, and is now at Camp Chaffee, Arkansas. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Johnston.

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