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jan. 2, 1964

The first baby of 1964 born at St. Luke Hospital is 6 pound 8 ounce Melissa Ann Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robinson of rural Peabody. The little miss arrived at 10:15 p.m. Jan. 1. She has two brothers at home to greet her — Robert Douglas and Michael Alan.

Pictured is the family that won this year’s Marion County Record subscription contest. They are Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Way of Wichita and their children, Randy, 10; Shelley Ann, 4; and Scott, 13. They chose a new Smith Corona portable electric typewriter. Mrs. Way is the former Corrine Pierce, daughter of former Marion resident Marion Pierce.

The public is invited to attend an Epiphany tree burning service at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6, at the Marion gymnasium. Girl Scouts will pick up discarded Christmas trees Saturday.

Senior girls and boys exchanged classes at Marion High School from Thanksgiving until Christmas. Girls taking classes in woodworking and finishing under instructor Charles Norris were Susan Carr, Virginia Goentzel, Karen Keazer, Sandra Kline, and Virginia Tajchman. Boys learning cooking from instructor Pauling Ferrell were Rick Bell, Bob Berg, Lloyd Bevan, Wayne Ewert, Bob Leppke, Marvin Meisinger, Max Miller, Bob Olsen, Richard Swanson, and Maurice Williams.

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