75 years ago
sept. 2, 1948
William E. Gayer, 28-year-old truck driver, was today ordered held for murder of loan operator Herbert J. Kindred by Judge Jay E. Hargett. His trial is scheduled for the October term of district court before Judge Jas. P. Coleman.
Marion city commissioners last week placed an order for a modern fire truck to augment the city’s firefighting equipment.
Rep. Ed Rees of Emporia, congressman from this district, was injured last Thursday afternoon when his car collided with a Santa Fe train at a crossing just east of Lost Springs.
Blue Aces Bohemian Band of Pilsen will put on an hour of entertainment for patrons of the Tri-County 4-H Fair that starts today in Herington.
Wedding write-ups in this issue included those of Ruth Faye Klein and Edward Wayne McGinness on Aug. 29; Mary Kathryn Rhode and John H. Lorei, Aug. 23; Catherine Thomas and Leon Hayen, Aug. 17; Pauline Keazer and Allan Poe, Sept. 1; and Doris Louise Dody and Harold Lee Penner, Aug. 31.
Mrs. Gene Heath entertained members of her Sunday school class at a scavenger hunt Monday evening. Class members are Anne Burkholder, Donna Jean Christensen, Dean Hansen, Patsy Harris, Joan Herzet, Loyette Hollar, Betty Holmes, Peggy McCarty, Naomi McIntosh, Elton Peterson, Darlene Tuell, and J.D. Wright.
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