The following items were taken from the Dec. 22 through 28, 1962, Examiner.

The following items were taken from the Dec. 22 through 28, 1962, Examiner.

Miss Deborah Park, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Park, 3406 N. Osage, won the Harvard Table Tennis Gold Medal Award for women’s singles. Second place winner was Miss Harriett Switzer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Switzer, 3510 S. Bowen. Both are William Chrisman students of Mrs. Verna King, physical education teacher at the school.

Judge John R. James was sworn in for his fourth full six-year term as judge of Division 12 of the 16th Judicial Circuit of Missouri. Judge Richard C. Jensen of Division 13 administered the oath. Judge James is beginning his 21st year on the circuit bench in Independence.

Christmas Day is always more than a “Merry Holiday” for Mary Holladay, a secretary at William Chrisman Div. II. It is also her “Happy Birthday.” The Mary is for her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, but the Holladay is a name she changed from Kuester because she liked the man whose name was Holladay.

Richard Terry, 7-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. James Terry, 500 Colonel Drive, has proof there is a Santa Claus. Two years ago Richard found a 6-week-old dachshund puppy under the tree Christmas morning. Mr. Claus returned this Christmas morning to leave seven puppies to keep his dachshund company.