60 years ago
SEPT. 20, 1962
Five gas wells recently completed in the Antelope field have added more than 13 million cubic feet of natural gas daily to the growing potential of this area.
Marium Webster, owner of Webster Auto Service, has announced he has purchased a building and lot just east of his garage on Main St. He is having the building remodeled and will expand his business into it.
Eileen Pavey of Marion won a scholarship for the current school year at Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia. The award will be provided jointly by the Kansas State Federation of Labor and Kansas State Teachers College.
An open house Sept. 16 at the Carl Bass home honored the Basses on their 25th wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Dick Schwartz spent the first part of the week in Salina with Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Pankratz.
Marion Warriors highly pleased their supporters Friday night by taking the season opener against their long-standing rival Moundridge, 19-6.
Gen. Lewis B. Hersey, head of the selective service system, and noted Mennonite evangelist George Brunk will speak at a meeting Saturday night in Hillsboro. They will present their views on universal military training from both church and state standpoints.
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