70 years ago
september 9, 1948
Marion County Jail looks just a little like Grand Central Station these days with a near capacity crowd of 10 men taxing its facilities as of Thursday morning. It is the largest number held there at one time at least in recent years, according to Sheriff Lloyd Davies.
A photograph by Leslie Broadstreet of Moderne Studio was selected to
“hang” this year at the National Photographers Association convention in Chicago. The picture, an aerial view of the Batt farm, 3 miles northeast of Marion is titled “Good Old Kansas.”
Judge J.T. Dickerson and Orlie Billings are the headliners for this year’s Old Settlers’ Picnic, coming up next Thursday, Sept. 16.
Hundreds of people from over this area attended the reopening of the Marion Kroger store last weekend. Pictured are employees Dan Pankratz and Lavina Linn at one of the produce counters in the new store.
Anne Burkholder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Burkholder, expects to sail from New York about Sept. 15 for Lusanne Switzerland, where she will be a student of languages at the “School For Young Ladies.”
Reburial services for Pvt. Kenneth E. Brunner, who lost his life May 15, 1945, in the battle on Mindanao, Philippine Islands, were held at Hope last Sunday. Burial services for Seaman Allen Beisel who lost his life in a mishap Jan. 24, 1946, on the USS Shaula, Leyte, Philippine Islands, were held Sept. 5, also at Hope.
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