60 years ago
july 16, 1953
The Capell Brothers Circus will be in Marion Sunday, June 26, with one of the largest collections of strange animals ever to be present with a motorized circus. The Kiwanis Club, which is sponsoring the circus, hopes a large crowed of adults and children alike will attend the show.
Grandview Stock Farm near Lost Springs, owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. O.J. Shields, was the subject this week of an article in The Southwest Farmer, a monthly feature section of the Wichita Beacon.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Williams Marion, announce the marriage of their daughter, Betty Louise, to James Richard Sartorius, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Sartorius of New Jersey, June 20 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hett, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hett and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Manuel and Mr. and Mrs. John Hett spent Sunday at the Walt Hett home watching TV. The Walt Hetts are the only ones in the south of Aulne community to have a television set.
The Aulne and Evan teams walked up to first place honors in the Marion Church Softball League this week, each with 4-0 records taking the top spot from the Methodists, who are 4-1.
Marion Boy Scouts Gregory Henry and Laurence Priddle and Explorer Scout Jerry Richards are in California this week and next attending the National Scout Jamboree.