June 1954

Mattingly Brothers Stores Company is observing a 40th anniversary June 3 with special sale events. The present 34 chain of stores had their beginning with a $1,400 investment in 1914 in Odessa. Mrs. Margaret Smith, manager of the Marceline Store, first became manager in Marceline in 1943. She was transferred to Richmond in 1944 and returned in 1949 to Marceline.