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Examiner
  • 50 years ago

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  • The following items were taken from the Oct. 26 through Nov. 1, 1963, Examiner.
    • A special agent for the FBI, Orson F. “Barney” Meyers, 51, was named as police chief of Independence. City Manager Ken Kyle said Meyers was the unanimous choice of the screening committee.
    • Miss Donna Sutton, daughter of Mrs. Lillie Mae Sutton of 910 N. River, and a finalist in the Miss Independence contest, was seen in an audience interview on the Johnny Carson program. Miss Sutton, a model working in the Kansas City area, is on a six-day vacation in New York.
    • A lady cobbler, Mrs. William J. (Maude) Sheen, 82, repairs and remakes shoes and boots at the Modern Repair Shop on West Lexington. She began work in 1907 in a shoe and boot manufacturing plant and has been a cobbler for 62 years.
    • A school bus driver for the Pace Bus Co., Mrs. Archie Marston, 2003 Ralston, calls her job an ideal one for a women who wants to be home and still have time for civic activities. With two children, Margaret, 14, and Bruce, 11, she is active in PTA groups also.
    • The Missouri Association of Building Officials and Inspectors has named Tom Baker, Independence building superintendent, to its board of directors. Baker said he would try to get the association to hold its next annual conference in Independence.
    – Jillayne Ritchie 

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