70 years ago
june 3, 1948
After months of extensive work, Gordon Wolf of Marion Creamery announces they have been thoroughly checked and awarded the necessary permit to market Grade A milk, having complied with all requirements both of the city and state codes.
Girls chosen to attend Girls State at Lawrence from June 13 to 20 are Mary Louise Heath and Madeline Penland. Alternates are Jean Muse and Donna Hobein. Attending Boys State at Wichita during the latter part of June will be Kerns Allen, Don Fruechting, and Bob Reinke.
Sylvia Herbert celebrated her fifth birthday Thursday afternoon with a party at her home. Guests were Donna Jost, Carol Sue Conyers, Janet Ann Stiller, Anna Belle Bass, Mary Sue Reh, Rosalie Dohner, Diana Kay and Bobby Sue Irwin, Christine Herbert, John Christensen, Tommy Good and James Melton. Diana and Billie Herbert were hostesses. They were assisted by Vicki Black and Judy Coons.
A record crowd at the ball field Monday night roared with laughter at the antics of the visiting team, the Fort Riley Colored Cannoneers. The visitors made a hit with their clowning while losing to Marion by a lop-sided 18-0 score. For the season thus far, the Marion team has played 13 games winning 10 and losing three.
The names of 14 students from Marion County listed on the 1948 University of Kansas commencement program include two from Marion, Bettie L. Batt and Edward W. Colburn.
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