75 years ago
NOV. 25, 1948
Unless a monster storm of blizzard proportions crops up unexpectedly to prevent it, football fans of Marion, Peabody, and surrounding territory will gather Thanksgiving afternoon at Marion to witness an annual battle between the high school teams of the two cities.
Marion Junior High boys are hard at work preparing for basketball. Personnel of the “A” team include Herbert Bartel, Jerry Brose, Don Burkholder, Harold Byram, Marvin Klein, Larry Johnson, Jack Lais, Donald Seibel, John Summerville, and David Wheeler.
Weddings announced in this issue include those of Peggy McCarty and Jerry Hett on Nov. 21; LouJean Nienstedt and Charles A. Nesser on Nov. 16; and Lena Wiseman and Ivan J. Tajchman, Nov. 20.
A “mitten tree” will grow in Marion between now and Dec. 11, according to plans announced by the YWCA division of Community Guild. The tree will be decorated each day with gloves and mittens donated by the community. They will be sent to Elizabeth Wiebe, who is doing missionary work at Neustadt in the French zone of occupied Germany,
Seifert Motor Co. reports new cars have been delivered to Mabel Glazier, Glen Hoover, and Bill Olsen and a pickup to George Dick of Tampa.
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