70 years ago
september 15, 1949
The best news this area has heard in many months came with the announcement this week that the community hospital will definitely be built in the near future.
Located at the west end of Main Street Bridge is another fine addition to the Main Street business section. The building houses Schroeder Produce and Oil Company owned by W.O. and Karl Schroeder. The firm will handle Staley feeds and Skelly Oil products. A public open house is planned for the near future.
Over 40 racehorses are already stabled in the large tent at the Saddle Horse Association grounds in anticipation of the two-day race scheduled for Thursday and Friday.
The Marion Library board has recently completed an interesting and valuable addition, a scrapbook containing many of the articles written over a period of many years by Mrs. T.B. Matlock, one of Marion’s real pioneers.
The Pilsen parish was honored last week when Bishop Mark K. Carroll of Wichita conducted ceremonies officially dedicating and blessing their new school and hall.
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