The following items were taken from the June 19 through 25, 1960, 1910, Examiner.
The following items were taken from the June 19 through 25, 1960, Examiner.
Earl Talbert, in the piano selling business here with Turner Music Co. for years, has gone into business for himself at 803 E. College, under the name of Talbert’s Piano & Music Home. Earl was formerly a piano tuner, so he knows the mechanical details of the instruments he sells.
Former President Harry S. Truman said today the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles next month “is still open.” Talking to reporters during his morning walk, Truman said no one presidential candidate has the nomination sewn up and he saw no sign of a bandwagon in the making for Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass). Truman is backing Sen. Stuart W. Symington (D-Mo.) for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Again, William Chrisman High School mathematics students have achieved national recognition for high math scores in the annual contest sponsored by the Society of Actuaries and the Mathematic Association of America. A team from Chrisman composed of Lloyd Peterson Jr., Phil Soper and Lou Richardson, all 1960 graduates, have won top honors in Region 7. Peterson is the high individual scorer for the region.
Mrs. Louise Hertzog was installed as president of the Harry S. Truman chapter, National Secretaries Association. Other officers installed were: Miss Mildred Seig, vice president; Mrs. Winsome McDonald, recording secretary; Mrs. Velma Moore, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. Jolynn Milstead, treasurer.
The following items were taken from the June 19 through 25, 1910, Examiner.
There was a large turnout at the cemetery. The occasion was the annual Memorial Day exercises of the local camp of Modern Woodmen of America. The attendance was swelled by eleven drill teams from the two Kansas Cities. The procession was a very imposing appearance, with a large portion of the men wearing uniforms. Addresses were made by John H. Atwood, and the Revs. F.M. Burton and H.G. Mais.
The Farmer’s Bank of Buckner filed articles of incorporation with the county recorder. The capital stock is $20,000. Samuel H. Chiles is head of the new bank, but it is not a “one-man” institution, as there are 34 stockholders and no one person has more than ten shares of the stock.
It “looked good” to the people of the city to see a lot of men, with teams, plows, and scrapers, getting busy on the government lot. After many years work on the government building had actually begun. The building fronts 95 feet on Osage street. The ends, fronting on Lexington street and Maple avenue, respectively, are 55 feet. It is expected that when completed, the federal building, including the grounds, will represent an outlay of approximately $100,000.
Mrs. Regina Gabriel, an elderly woman on College street, brought suit against the Metropolitan Street Railway Company for $5,000 in damages. Her suit, based on personal injuries, is due, so she says, to the sudden starting of a north-bound cross-town car on Liberty street. She says she was thrown violently upon the floor of the car and against the side of it, sustaining injuries that have since prevented her from doing her own housekeeping.