70 years ago
march 5, 1948
The division of grades between the two school buildings next year was determined Monday evening at the Board of Education meeting. The first, second, third, and fourth grades will go to Bown Corby School and the sixth, seventh and eighth will attend the Hill school.
Daniel Charles Tajchman is one of those who will be young in birthdays all his life. He arrived Sunday, Feb. 29, at the Marion Hospital. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tajchman of the Youngtown neighborhood and is their seventh child.
Twenty-four young GIs this week enrolled for a year’s course in vocational agriculture made available by the Veteran’s Administration. Class will be held Thursday afternoons at the Hill school. Monday will be shop night.
Ethel Gardner Dale, a member of the firm Hannaford and Gardner, heads the arrangements for entertainment during the Spring Merchandising and Tractor Show. For a period of seven years, Mrs. Dale was a professional director of amateur theatricals in Fairbanks, Alaska.
It came to light this week that a boy called Oscar in Marion isn’t Oscar at all. It seems that he was born about the time of year when awards were being made in Hollywood. The mother of the 12-pound boy declared if she didn’t deserve an Oscar for her production, she didn’t know who did — and the name stuck.
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