55 years ago
august 5, 1965
A modern new building of tasteful and pleasing design is now under construction for the Marion County Farm Bureau on East Main in Marion. The 30 by 50 foot all steel building will contain an office with waiting room and four inner offices.
It’s the season of big tomatoes and an even larger tomato was brought into the Record office this week. Mrs. Martin Rindt of Lincolnville came in with a Tom Boy tomato that measured 15 inches around and weighed 1½ pounds.
The Cottonwood Valley Saddle Horse Association will sponsor 12-year-old Melanie Hett as a candidate for the Tri-County Fair Rodeo Queen. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hett.
Mrs. Wm. D. Seibel of Marion received $50 at this week’s Cash Days drawing. Also present was Mrs. Orville Hett of Marion who received $10. Not present and missing out on cash were Enid Foos, Florence, $5; Valerian Tajchman, Ramona, $5; and Maurie Frazier, Marion, $10.
Major G.W. Hill is remodeling his two building at the corner of First and Main. New windows are being installed and the entire face will be “lifted.” The east building will continue to house Chet’s Place but plans have not been announced for the west room.
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