70 years ago
june 16, 1949
Frank M. Alley of Salem, Oregon, was in Marion several days last week “just looking over the old town, and talking with several old-timers.” It had been 50 years since he left Marion. Alley’s mother ran a boarding and rooming house here before they left in the late 1890s.
Mrs. Alex Socolofsky entertained the Socolofsky-Case wedding party at dinner Saturday at Coons’ Restaurant. Places were laid for 24 guests.
Marion High School juniors Jim Fruechting, Bud Hannaford, and Max Merrill attended Boys State in Wichita June 7 to 14.
Kathryn Popp and Nora Zeller attended Girls State at Lawrence The girls report a fine time, with a highlight being a special side trip to Topeka and tea at the governor’s mansion.
Mrs. Earl Hett, assisted by Donna Williams, entertained with a dinner June 9 in honor of Patsy Hett’s 17th birthday.
Guests were June Avery, Dolores Razor, Dorothy Adams, Loretta Conyers, Lavere Metzler, Vicki Barrett, Donna Miesse, Treva Kelsey, Darlene Zeller, Norma Sly, Joyce Keazer, and Virginia Wright.
Lightning struck the chimney at the Lincolnville High School last Thursday noon. It traveled down the chimney to the furnace and left a large hole in the roof.
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