The following items were taken from the March 20 through 26, 1960, Examiner.
The new, small chapel of the RLDS Auditorium, modernistic in style, was dedicated for worship and meditation. Church President W. Wallace Smith said the 100-seat facility on the lower level of the building will be used primarily for personal prayer by individuals, as well as the weekly morning devotions for employees and small weddings.
William Chrisman High School speech students won the sweepstakes at the state-wide National Forensic League tourney at the Missouri University campus at Columbia. Its two top debaters, Phil Soper and Lynn Ballew, who won top place, will represent the school at the national NFL tourney in San Diego in June. Another first place winner was junior Joan Pyper, in humorous interpretation.
Six city officials at Blue Springs have filed for re-election at the April 5 city elections. They are: Mayor W.H. Rissler; city collector, Ralph Shippy; police judge, J.R. Jordan; marshal, Edward Trundle; and these aldermen, Ward 3, C.B. Baranowski and Ward 2, Miss Sue Callaway. Also filing for city collector is Fred Wenger of Blue Springs.
Miss Jean B. Clark, assistant night supervisor at the Independence Sanitarium and Hospital, will be called to active duty as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force nursing corps on April 24. Miss Clark, a registered nurse, has worked at the Sanitarium since November 1950.