70 years ago
january 20, 1949
Marion County officials took the oath of their respective offices Monday. Pictured are: P.J. Jost, Hillsboro, George Merilatt, Lost Springs, and Carl Spangler, Peabody, county commissioners; James Meisner, county engineer; Virgil R. Wiebe, clerk of the district court; J.F. Franzen, county superintendent; Lillian Pierce, register of deeds; Edwin Westerhaus, county attorney; James Kline, sheriff; Jay E. Hargett, probate judge; and Francis Roberts, county clerk.
A new soda fountain, the very latest in modern equipment, is being installed at the Marion Pharmacy, according to E.E. Phillips, owner.
The junior class will present a mystery comedy, “Mystery at Midnight,” Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the high school auditorium. Characters will be portrayed by Max Merrill, Nora Zeller, Vicki Barrett, Jim Fruechting, Kathryn Popp, Treva Kelsey, Bud Hannaford, Bill Markham, Joan Winkley, and Dick Bredemeier.
The post office at Aulne is being moved today, Monday, from the elevator office to the Aulne grocery store. Willis Linn is the new postmaster.
Twenty-nine guests attended a party at the Roll-in-Rink Saturday afternoon in celebration of the 11th birthday of Kay Navrat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Navrat.
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