70 years ago
may 12, 1949
Marion city voters, 812 strong, militant and at times outspoken in their opinions, went to the polls Tuesday and (1) voted to permit licensing of packaged liquor stores in the city, and (2) turned down a proposition to issue bonds in an amount necessary to building a modern swimming pool.
Wingerd’s IGA advertises the following Dollar Day specials: all kinds Ice Cream, 4 pints $1; all kinds Candy Bars, box of 24, $1; IGA milk, 9 tall cans, $1; Good Value oleo, 5 pounds, $1; Ideal dog food, 8 cans, $1; and Armour’s dried beef, 3 ¼-pound packages, $1.
Incoming pilots at the Marion Airport this week included three pilots with Aero Chemical of Kansas City who were en route to western Kansas to participate in spraying activities and Mr. William Scully of the Scully estates and his pilot.
Marion Junior High School will present diplomas to 24 students May 19. Class officers are Jackie Lais, president; Michael Brodhead, vice president; Shirley Tiemeier, secretary-treasurer; and student council representatives, Diana Herbert and Nancy Allen.