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april 16, 1964

Kenneth Rigler was installed Monday as commissioner of utilities for the City of Marion.

The Elgin Hotel, owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lundgren, is completing remodeling of all rooms on the third floor. The rooms have been painted and papered, and new hot water lines have been installed. Also, a new hot water system has been installed along with a new boiler and steam heating plant.

Top honors in this year’s elementary spelling bee Wednesday went to Tom Poppe of Lincolnville, who successfully spelled “chrysanthemum.” Runner-up was Francine Ratzlaff of Goessel. Third went to Mary Jo Stika of Pilsen. Raymon Mayginnes of Marion was fourth.

Ruth Greenemeyer of Marion received $100 in this week’s Cash Days drawing. Juliann Beisel of Marion received $10. Mrs. Albert Makovec, Lost Springs, missed $5. John Haas, Lincolnville, received $20, and Laura Just, Marion, received $10.

Lyle Sanders, Marion policeman, this week announced that he would be a candidate for sheriff of Marion County on the Republican ticket, subject to the August primary.

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