80 years ago
SEPT. 10, 1942
The old Civil War cannon that has occupied a corner of the courthouse lawn has enlisted for another hitch at war in another form. Likewise, the later World War model, that has been a point of interest in the city park for 10 years or so, will go back into service.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Siebert announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Siebert, to James Arnold Tibbetts, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Tibbetts.
According to information from Leavenworth, Don Dunn and Leo Scharenberg of Marion, Gerald J. Franta of Lincolnville, and Lamar A. Hajek of Marion are “swinging into Army life” there. Before being sent to a replacement center, they will receive several days’ preliminary instruction at Leavenworth and then eight weeks’ basic training in whatever branch they are assigned to.
Members of the Marion American Legion post who attended a state convention Monday in Hutchinson were Earl Kreuter, Don Fisher, Clive Jarvis, Allen Kimble, L.P Richter, Charles Niederhauser, John Ely, Ollie Wight, Dick Johnson, Julius Schultz, V.A. Bartel, and Otto Grothe.
Antelope school opened Monday with an enrollment of six: George Schimpf, Ervin Loveless, Norbert Bezdek, Richard and Laura Jane Bredemeier, and Ronald Hiebert.
Don Schlotz, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Schlotz, fell from a horse while visiting the Bob Mathiot farm south of town and broke his arm between the elbow and shoulder. He is wearing quite a harness to keep the arm supported until it knits.
The faculty of the schools was entertained by members of the school board at a picnic Tuesday evening at the lake. After supper, Mr. Hollar took them for a boat ride.
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