70 years ago
september 7, 1950
Details necessary to proceed with hospital plans were agreed upon Wednesday at a special meeting in the office of John E. Wheeler.
Representatives of the Order of Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, who will staff and operate the hospital when competed, Victor A. Loebsack, Topeka architect, and members of the hospital board discussed all the details.
A resolution which will start immediate action then was unanimously passed.
This week, this newspaper passes its 80th birthday, a ripe old age for a business in central Kansas and 4,160 weeks of continuous publishing without a miss.
The congregation of the Marion mission of the Catholic church has purchased the Elk church and it will be moved to a site on the corner of N. Cedar and Sherman Sts. A parish has been formed and a resident priest will be assigned within the next few weeks.
The Ollek Café in Lehigh was burglarized Aug. 31 and a 34-year-old parolee from the California State Prison is in Marion County Jail charged with the burglary.
Community Guild will operate a concession stand in the park again this year on Old Settlers’ Day, as has been done in the past. Sandwiches, hamburgers, coffee, soup, pie, cold drinks, and ice cream will be served ruing the day. Guild members are asked to remember to bring pies.
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