70 years ago
jan. 27, 1949
Featured speaker at the Kiwanis Club’s Ladies Night Feb. 15 will be Mrs. Willard Greene, columnist for the Topeka Capital and other papers and is widely known as “Peggy of the Flint Hills.”
Abe Reh, popular Marion trucking operator, has accepted the appointment as undersheriff of Marion County, according to Sheriff James Kline. He will take over his duties on March 1.
Mrs. Alex Socolofsky announces the engagement of her youngest daughter, Janice, to Rosse Braddock Case, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Case. The wedding will be in June.
The snooker tournament at the Marion Recreation last week ended with Tip McFadden in the lead position. Dale Anderson was second, Kenneth Bibler, third, and W.L. “Dutch” Steuben, fourth.
Mrs. Leo Brose entertained at dinner Saturday evening to compliment her daughter, Pat, who was celebrating her birthday. Places were marked for Cherridah Mullikin, Georgia Christensen, Jean Muse, Mary Heath, Loyette Hollar, Donna Hobein, Donna Jean Christensen, and the honoree.
This week’s Kroger ad features smoked picnics at 39c lb., sliced bacon, 49c lb., sirloin steak, 69c lb., fryers, dressed, whole or cut up, 69c lb., 50 lb. mesh bag of McClure potatoes, $1.59, and a carton of Chesterfields, $1.73.
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