55 years ago
june 23, 1966
Work will start soon on another attractive building improvement project for the downtown Marion business district when a new front soon will be installed at Marion National Bank. Features will include a new lighted neon sign with revolving clock and temperature, molded turquoise Plexiglas panel facing, and flower boxes.
Marion Motor Center was again successful low bidder for a police car to be rented for use by the Marion City police department.
Red Cross swimming lessons start July 5 at the Marion pool, according to Mary Theresa Konarik, water safety instructor and program coordinator at the Marion pool.
A cutting torch was used as the means to free Robert Loewen, 18, son of Leander Loewen of rural Hillsboro, who was pinned for some two hours Saturday in a demolished car near Lehigh. Young Loewen was conscious, but pinned in the smashed car suffering from a compound fracture of the left leg above the knee, a broken little finger, and other injuries.
Virginia Lynn, Marion, missed $50 at this week’s Marion Cash Days drawing. Walter Claney, Marion, received $50; Andrew Seibel, Hillsboro, missed $5; James Legg, Peabody, missed $15; and Charles K. Smith, Marion, missed $10.
Susan Hansen, Mike Steinel, and Steven Heinz are attending summer music camp at KSTC, Emporia. In addition to academic work, a recreation program is planned, including a trip to Kansas City and Starlight Theatre,
Prices at Al & Art’s Quality Food Market this week include U.S. Round Steak, lb. 79c; U.S. Choice Rump Roast, lb. 69c; Steffen’s Ice Cream, half gallon, 69c; Fairmont Chocolate Drink, ½ gal. 39c; Frito-Lay Potato Chips, family-size pkg., 49c; Texas Corn, doz. 59c; and Cantaloupes, 4 for 98c.
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