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aug. 12, 1948

The 1948 horse races and horse show last Thursday afternoon and evening put on by Cottonwood Valley Saddle Horse Association were among the most pleasing set of events of their kind ever put on here. The popular horse show in the afternoon was pronounced the best since the association started presenting them in 1945.

First-place honors in a contest by Marion Camera Club went to a shot snapped of Dick Tracy funnies fan, little Ruth Muck, by her mother, Mrs. Fred Muck, with a common box camera. Second place was Dick Brodhead with an Argus C-3 shooting a tea party being enjoyed by sophisticated little ladies Mollie Brodhead and Sandy Long.

Workers are busy this week on an important enlargement program at the local Kroger food store. Upon completion of the work, the store will occupy the entire first floor of the Masonic building, doubling its present size.

Sanitary Market was sold this week by Mr. and Mrs. Art Miller to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sandwell. Sandwell worked at the market for several years while it was operated by Mr. and Mrs. Clive Jarvis and after while Milton and Art Miller were in charge.

W.O. Schroeder’s new building, Creekside Manor as he calls it, is rapidly nearing completion on N. 5th St. The concrete block building is 20 by 14 feet and will be used for rest, recreation, and storage, he said.

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