The following items were taken from the Nov. 20 through 26, 1960, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the Nov. 20 through 26, 1960, Examiner.

The Air Force Recruiting office, 225 N. Osage, had a total of 23 person being enlisted, the largest number in one month since the office opened. New enlistees from the immediate area were: David Oshel, William Gurney, John Christian, Philip Ware, Dale Toms, Kenneth Gray, William Lockman, Robert Turney, Charles W. Wilson, John Zornes, Marvin Newton, Larry Turkington, Jack Kreeger, Richard Ruth, Max E. McKinney and Larry Spencer.

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The Truman Library was a Pony Express relay station for a few minutes. The Freedom Riders, who are carrying a letter burned in leather from Los Angeles to President Eisenhower in Washington, D.C., paused long enough to greet former President Harry Truman. The riders are Hollywood stunt men and actors. The ride is designed to alert the nation to the dangers of communism.

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The giant mechanical Santa Claus on the Square apparently has all the magic of a real live Santa. Letters to Santa of all shapes and sizes have been deposited in and on the old boy. The briefest note thus far was printed on a scrap of tablet paper, it said “doll.” Another little girl wrote, “I love you. I am going to be a good girl so you will come to see me on Christmas. I would like a Bible, please.”

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Some of the popular gifts this Christmas are: Brainiac by Science Materials Center, board games, gun and holster, a long range mortar designed after a Marine model, scaled for 35 feet firing distance by Remco, a freckled faced miss who is known for her conversation, Chatty Cathy by Mattel, an Electric Micro-Projector, an Electric Photo-Micrography Lab and an Electronic Electron Tub Set.