65 years ago
november 17, 1955
Several highway accidents occurred Wednesday and Thursday over the county. Main cause is given as icy road conditions.
Mr. and Mrs. John Williams received word this week that their son, John Reed Williams, a cadet at Annapolis Naval Academy, was injured while playing football in a game between the Academy and the University of Virginia. John received a broken shoulder and has been hospitalized since the game.
Stanley VanTuyl, Burns, received a national training certificate for completion of the Scout leaders’ basic training course at the Harvey County Park last weekend. Virgil Wiebe, Durham, formerly scoutmaster of Marion, acted as instructor for the course.
Births announced at St. Luke Hospital this week include a son, David Allen, born Nov. 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Max Carr; a son, Blaine Alan, born Nov. 12 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stinchcomb; a son, Christopher Gerard, born Nov 15 to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Costello; a son, Dennis Joseph, born Nov. 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Schafers, and a daughter, Teresa Ann, born Nov. 16 to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Turk.
Mrs. Norma Hannaford went to Emporia Friday and spent Parents’ Day with her son, Roger Hannaford, who is a student at Emporia State College, and with his family. Mrs. Frances Johnson accompanied her and visited with relatives during the day.
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