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OCT. 21, 1948

The case of the State of Kansas vs. William E. Gayer, charged with murdering Emporia loan company operator Herbert J. Kindred, will go to trial at 9 a.m. Monday. Seventy witnesses have been subpoenaed for the trial, which will consume at least two weeks, probably longer, in the opinion of experienced observers.

Seven Marion deer hunters — Jess Coons, S.W. Gound, Clive Jarvis, Floyd Padgett, Leslie Powell, Wm. Ward, and Al Williams —went to Colorado last week and after three days had their limit, one deer each.

In compliance with a request of the state draft board headquarters, the first peacetime draft call went out last week from the Marion County draft board. Five young men are to report Thursday for physical examination and subsequent induction into the armed forces for a 21-month training period.

Helen Hett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hett, is one of eight co-eds at Kansas State Teachers College named this week as candidates for 1948 homecoming queen.

Kansas duck hunting season opened Friday noon, and lake superintendent Jerry Mullikin reports that from 15 and 50 hunters are at the lake each morning.

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