70 years ago
april 6, 1950
Ben Meier, Marion restaurant operator for the past 20 years, was elected mayor of the city Tuesday defeating present mayor, Albert A. Williams, 357 to 259.
The Marion school board approved the building plans and specifications of the new gym building as presented by Brink, Dunwoody & Cooper, Iola architectural firm this Monday and will advertise for bids May 15.
Mr. and Mrs. George King this week announce the opening of their new restaurant and inn at Marion County Park and Lake. Under the name, The Kingfisher’s Inn,” this attractive eating place will have its formal opening this Friday, April 7.
Donna Powell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.A. Powell, and Coleen Vogel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Vogel, were among 18 women who graduated April 1 from Research Hospital School of Nursing, Kansas City.
Miss Elsie Neufeld and her two kindergarten classes visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Winter and family Wednesday to see their white rabbits. The Winters have about 70 rabbits including about 40 young ones. Mrs. Winter gave each child a rabbit and a chicken cookie as favors.
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