70 years ago
january 22, 1948
In the annual reorganization meeting, the Board of County Commissioners again named S.W. Williamson of Marion as chairman of the board. Other members are Ed Nicklaus and George Jost.
One of the best pictures of 1947, the “Miracle on 34th Street,” starring John Payne and Maureen O’Hara, will be shown at the Kaw Sunday and Monday.
Girl Scout Troop 2 met Tuesday evening and elected the following officers: Sarabel Wolf, president; Jessie Jewett, vice president; June Bailey, secretary-treasurer; Alice Ward, pianist; Peggy Weibert, song leader; and Patricia Henry, scribe.
Obley’s Firestone Store in Marion which has been operated since its opening a little over two years ago by “Biz” Obley was sold this week to L.L. Clark, Herington. Harold Keazer, who has been associated with the firm here, will manage the store.
Miss Vernie Vinduska was pleasantly surprised Jan. 14 when a party to honor of her 16th birthday was given by Patricia Meysing. Others invited were Dorothy Adams, June Avery, Vicki Barrett, Loretta Conyers, Treva Kelsey, Kathryn Popp, Norma Sly, Virginia Wright, and Nora Zeller.
A hearing on the complaint made by Mrs. Anna Kline against Juan Martinez that he cut down trees on Sunday, unnecessarily, was heard in the office of the probate judge Monday. The case was continued until the judge could obtain more information.