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march 12, 1964

Bright new signs are appearing this week on roads in north Marion County, forming a realistic link with the romantic days of early Kansas. The signs say, “Original Santa Fe Trail Crossed Here.”

J.E. Tibbetts, prominent Marion dentist, died Friday, March 6, at his home, a victim of a heart attack. His death came as a shock to the community, family, and friends.

Students in the fifth and sixth grades at Marion Elementary School are busy preparing for their yearly operetta. This year’s presentation will be based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “Rumpelstiltskin.”

If you are a genuine mail-order bride, Metro Goldwyn Mayer has launched a campaign to locate one whose mail-order bride status can be documented and who has the most interesting background. The winner will be taken to New York on an all-expense-paid trip to meet Lois Nettleton, star of “Mail-Order Bride.” Co-stars of the movie are Buddy Ebsen and Keir Dullea.

Mrs. Paul Mayginness, Marion, received $50 at this week’s Cash Days drawing. Robert Ehrlich, Marion, received $5. Ruth Ann Sutherland, Marion, missed $25; Bennie Brooks, Peabody, missed $20; and Charles Duffy, Marion, missed $5.

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