70 years ago
november 10, 1949
A note of Hollywood styling burst forth on the streets of Marion Friday evening with the temporary installation of the new type radiant fluorescent lighting units. The city is debating what type of lighting would be best to replace the type being used now.
E.F. “Brownie” Schroer purchased the Cozy Café from Art Klein Monday morning and he and Mrs. Schroer will continue operation of the popular spot under the same name.
The local Boy Scout troop spent from Thursday afternoon to Sunday evening at the State Capitol in Topeka. Each scout enjoyed the privilege of personally meeting Gov. Frank Carlson as well as visiting many places of interest.
The Marion Warriors, now standing at the top of the Cottonwood Valley League, are scheduled to play Herington on the Marion field at 8 p.m. Thursday.
After defeating Cathedral of Wichita, the Warriors not only stand at the top of their league but also are rated high on the books of the gridiron throughout the state.