60 years ago
march 17, 1955
A notice has been received by the city commission from Samuel Thole, owner of the land on which the present city dump is located, asking the city to discontinue using the site for trash dumping and that it be filled and covered before abandonment.
A two million dollar technical high school in Kwangju City, Korea, dedicated to the memory of Chaplain Capt. Emil J. Kapaun, will be completed late this spring and will stand as a living memorial to the young army chaplain who died in 1951 at a North Korea prisoner of war camp.
Perhaps the most outstanding characteristic of the modern new home of Mr. and Mrs. B.C. Swain at 307 North Roosevelt, is the fact that it is completely fireproof. The home is fireproof due to the fact that it is all masonry construction, with wood used in only a couple of the doors.
Lenore Wheeler, flutist, and Warren Gardner, trumpeter, will play with the Youth Symphony in their annual concert Sunday afternoon at West High in Wichita.
Major Bernard Hayen, who was on his way home after a year of foreign service, happened into an English eating place and there at a table sat M/Sgt Merle Ayler and wife who were on vacation in London from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. This chance meeting of two members of MHS Class of 1940 brings to mind the old cliché, “small world, isn’t it!”