70 years ago
march 31, 1949
A community meeting held last Monday night in the Marion High School auditorium approved the proposition of submitting to the city voters the question as to whether they would like to see a modern swimming pool built here within the next year.
Hundreds of persons from Marion and this trade territory have acclaimed this year’s big annual Spring Tractor and Merchandise show to be the finest, biggest, and best yet. The show, a two-day affair, started Wednesday and will be over at the close of activities Thursday evening.
The Marion High School play, “Fixers, Inc.,” that received high rating at the Wichita regional and Florence county meets, will go to the annual University of Kansas Speech and Drama Festival April 8 and 9. Cast members are Bob Klein, Donna Hobein, Bud Hannaford, Pat Brose, Mary Heath, and Kenneth Sly.
Patsy Harris, Marion, is one of the 13 candidates for the title of “Co-ed Cowgirl” at Kansas State College.
“Dark Gal’s Minstrel” will be presented by the Community Guild April 5 at the City Auditorium. Naoma Black is the interlocutor with Sadie Powell, Louise Blackim, Audrey Davies, Virginia Huey, Jerry Heath, and Marcella Waddell as end men.
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