70 years ago
april 27, 1950
Following the theme, “Streets of Paris,” the Junior-Senior Banquet was held April 20 in the high school gym. Climax of the program was a talk by Max Jackson, president of the local Chamber of Commerce. Music for the prom was by “The Tophatters,” Emporia State College dance band.
The citywide aerial spraying of trees and buildings against cankerworms, flies, moths, etc. will probably take place Tuesday or Wednesday, weather being favorable.
The 2nd Armored Cavalry recruiting office in Augsburg, Germany, announces that Sgt. Elmer Madsen of Peabody has enlisted for another six years.
Sgt. Madsen earned the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in action on Luzon, the Philippines, in 1945.
The first in a proposed series of annual Stunt Nights sponsored by the Community Guild was attended by a large audience Friday evening in the City Building and pronounced a success
The police radio again proved its worth Thursday when a car theft was cleared up within 45 minutes.
A report of the theft came from Salina at 8:40 a.m. At 9:25 a.m. the McPherson radio reported state troopers apprehended the wanted man, an AWOL soldier from San Antonio, Texas.
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