A look back in time

Opinion

September 24, 2018 - 10:57 AM

65 Years Ago
September 1953
Retail sales promotions labeled “Wonder Wednesdays” drew advertisements from these stores: Shell Appliances, Iola Cut Rate Grocery, Litwin’s Department Store, Sears, Redfern Meat Market, Iola Home and Auto Store, Western Auto Store, Globe Clothing Co., Ramsay’s, Penney’s, Brady’s Shoe Store, Fryer’s Grocery, Hoover Drug Co., Dairy Freeze, McGinnis Furniture, Tippie’s Handy Market, The Leader Dept. Store, Edmiston’s Department Store, K.C. Electric and Plumbing, S. H. Kress and Co., Aladdin Gift Shop, Muns Lumber Yard, “Club” Alderson’s Skelly Service, Midwest Auto Store, Self Service Market, Self Service Grocery, Bell Furniture, Radley’s Creamery, Hopkins Bros. Motors, W. H. Wood Furniture, Menegay Grill, Cooksey Drugs, Fair-Branson Lumber, Melandy’s (Formerly Richardson’s)  and Perham’s Men’s Store.

 

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