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may 10, 1978

Robbie Winegarner, consulting physical therapist at St. Luke Hospital, is pictured showing new equipment in that department to the some of the more than 250 people who attended open house Sunday at the hospital Sunday. Included in the picture is Bob Collins of Wichita, attorney for the Ryan Trust, which recently contributed $250,000 for equipment and remodeling at the hospital.

Jim and Norma Dunham have brought their own version of one of the strongest growth businesses in America to Marion. Scheduled to open by Memorial Day, the Dunhams’ Small Fry carry-out restaurant is in the final stages of construction at the corner of Walnut and Main Sts.

Those who want to sign up for cable television to save a $20 installation fee must do so before Monday. The city clerk’s office will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday for that purpose.

Forsythia bushes were planted last week along the east bank of Luta Creek in Central Park. The bushes are part of a memorial to the late Ralph Melton. “I couldn’t believe the response of the community,” Mrs. Melton said. More than $1,500 was collected for various plantings.

Larry L. Kerns, subject of this week’s “Personality Profile” by Ruth Meyer, is pictured holding a map of the world. Most of it he has seen in person from a vantage of several thousand feet aboard famed Air Force One.

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