55 years ago
october 7, 1965
This past week the White Star Machine and Supply Co. demonstrated a new Hydro-Scoop to county and city officials. They did so by digging out the old spring in Central Park, getting the spring flowing again.
Glenn Dody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dody of Marion, has retired with the rank of Major after 20 years service in the military. His career began when he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1942. Discharged in 1945, he enlisted in the Air Force in 1948. His military career ended at the Underground Air Defense Complex at Cheyenne Mountain, south of Colorado Springs.
Matthew Classen was elected president of Marion Kiwanis Club Monday at the regular meeting. Roger Hannaford was elected first vice president and Dave Hanson second vice-president.
A total of 38 performers took part Saturday evening in the Amateur Talent Show sponsored by Marion Jaycees. Winners in the high school category were “Susan and the Bachelors,” a musical group made up of Susan Hansen, Bryce Ollenberger, Mike Steinel, and Ed Cook.
An article in this issue tells the Stars and Stripes, armed forces newspaper, recently ran an item as an example of what U.S. Marines are doing to win the war in Vietnam. The article provided an example of what M Co., 3rd Battalion, 7 Marine Regiment did in a recent three-day period. Capt. Richard H. Schwartz of Marion is commander of M Company.
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