The following items were taken from the Jan. 23 through 29, 1960, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the Jan. 23 through 29, 1960, Examiner.


The Cerebral Palsy Day Care Center had its official opening at the Columbia School, where classes are held by permission of the Independence Board of Education. Those attending include Harold Edwards, state cerebral palsy director from Columbia, and Edwin B. Minter, executive director of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Kansas City.
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Cub Pack 306 met at the Blue Springs Christian Church, with E.H. Whisler presiding in the absence of Cubmaster Roy Denney. Officers elected: Cubmaster, Harry Parr; assistant Cubmaster, Clarence Conwell; chairman, E.H. Whisler; secretary, Mrs. Ernest Thomas; treasurer, Leslie Butler; den mothers chairman, Mrs. Dale Thrasher; awards chairman, Bernard Hentschell, his assistant, V.J. Phillips; and activities chairman, Ernest Thomas, and his assistant Bill Beemer.
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A new city ordinance for Independence forbidding lewd and obscene literature, phonograph records, pamphlets, drawings or advertisements in the city was passed by the City Council. To print, publish, manufacture, buy, sell, or offer for sale of such matter is forbidden, as well as giving information on how it may be obtained. Possession of such matter is also forbidden. Punishment is a fine of $1 to not more than $100, 90 days in jail or both.
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The Independence Police Department is beginning the use of police dogs to ride with patrolmen on a limited basis. Chief Louis Howell said one of several trained dogs will begin riding with Lt. Vernon Stevens soon. The Jackson County Sheriff’s patrol has been using dogs on an experimental basis, and report it to be highly successful.