- The Shamokin Area merchants contributed over $4,000 to the jobs for men program bringing the total to over $168,000.

- The Kulpmont Lions pledged to help out with the Geisinger Medical Center Fund according to Roy T. Prosser, fund chairman.

- In Shamokin, association President Harry Strine said Shamokin High School Alumni would have a reunion in May.

- An outfit named L.C. Balls Tours out of Milton was hyping trips to Mardi Gras in New Orleans by private pullman cars.

- The Army Navy store in Shamokin was selling T-shirts for 59 cents. They weren't equipped to print anything on them.

- Boscul was a big name in coffee.

- You could get a suit for $12 at Shusterman's on North Market Street.

- Cameron Mitchell, an actor from New York, made a big hit in a picture called "Homecoming."

- You could hear Official Detective on WISL at 8:30.

- At the Ritz Club in Kulpmont, a guy named Bill was doing Vaughn Monroe impressions.