70 years ago
January 18, 1951
Spring fever hit many a Marion County resident this week in a series of very unseasonal mid-January days. The mercury was well up into the no overcoat region, reaching a high of 64 at one time.
The most interesting phase of the work of laying the new water supply pipeline for Marion’s water plant is shown in a picture of the Riddle Quarries shovel, deep down, sometimes as deep as 30 feet, in its ditch across “Dogfish Island.”
An attractive young lady, name of Tamara, arrived this morning, Thursday, at the Marion hospital. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rosse Case and weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces.
The Pep Club of Marion High School has finished its sale of basketball schedule pencils with net proceeds totaling $50.05. Top sellers in each class were: Karen Brodhead, freshman; Anita Collett, sophomore; Claire Hyde, junior; and Laura Jane Bredemeier, senior.
Ira Newcomer and John, Gene Heath and Ted, Dennis Richards, and Billy McKibbin attended the Glove Trotter’s basketball game in Wichita last Wednesday evening.
Six young Marion girls have gained popularity with their tap and aerobatic dancing. They were in Lincolnville Friday evening where they performed at a community meeting.
They have been invited to appear on the program at the Herington all-school carnival Wednesday evening.
The girls are Judy Coons, Nancy Keazer, Carmen Siebert, Connie Long, Billie Herbert, and Kay Navrat.
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