1953-01-08; Saline Observer
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WhoWho In Saline acute Ow&w&i SEVENTIETH YEAR NUMBER 15 SALINE. WASHTENAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, JAN, 8, 1953 FIVE CENTS PER COPY $2.50 PER YEAR IN. ADVANCE Henry Leutheuser Saline's new mayor, Henry Leutheuser, was born in Bavaria, Germany, March 29, 1895. He grew up on a small farm, and later attended a business college in Coburg, Germany. In 1922, when he 'was 27, he came to America, and subsequently became a citizen of the United States. When he first came to this country, Leutheuser worked as a farm hand and in a factory in Jackson, Michigan. From Jackson, he moved to Lansing, where he worked as a millwright in a factory, and later sold real estate and insurance. He came to Saline in October, 1927, where his brother, Andrew Leutheuser, had bought the Saline Hotel. He managed the hotel for his brother for one year, and then went back to Germany. Leutheuser returned to the United States in 1929, and bought a photo studio in Lansing. However, he sold out the same year and returned to Saline. He bought the hotel from his brother in 1930 and has lived in this community ever since. He married the former Martha Rundel in January, 1931 and the couple now have two sons. Since coming to Saline, Leutheuser has "always taken an active part in civic affairs. He has been an active Rotarian, and is now president of that organization in Saline. He served on the City Council last term, and was the only Councilman who ran for reelection this term. He led the city ticket, and his fellow coun- cilmen indicated their confidence in him by appointing him mayor. Third Driver Hurt Badly In 'County's Worst Auto Crash' Engaged Norman E. Brock, 43, of 250 S. Ann Arbor, and Roy R. Sanders, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hirth!20' of 9635 Warner road' Milan' of Monroe street have announced were klDed instantly in a- three the engagement of their daughter, Marlene, to L. Duane Howe, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Howe of Milan. Miss Hirth is a graduate of Saline High school and is employed at the Pacific Finance Loan of Michigan, Inc., in Ami Arbor. car collision at the intersection of Warner road and Willis, at 7:45 Tuesday morning. Thomas E. Hufford, 22, of 9930 Stony Creek road, Augusta township, was seriously injured. Brock died of a broken back, and a skull fracture caused San- Bail Giltrow Engaged The engagement of Dan Giltrow son of Mr. and Mrs*. A. L. Giltrow of 494 S. Ann Arbor, to Jeanne Kingery, daughter of Dr. .and Mrs. Richard H. Kingery of Ann Arbor, was announced last week. Miss Kingery was graduated from Ann Arbor High School and Dension University, where she was a member of Alpha Phi sor- fi>£„oSS„ .< Z$t*J*.'i- - A"' 1 -t\ «* Ac? ^\rf«* •v.** / !.- T ' •«» DOUBLE FATAL INVOLVES THREE CARS: Two motorists were Mlled and a third seriously injured this morning when three cars (top picture), were involved in a collision at Willis and Warnen roads, about a "mile west of the Ypsilanti State Hospital in York township. Norman E. Brock, 43, of Saline, driver of the eir in the foreground, died instantly of a broken back after the vehicle collided with the car at f :r left (background), driven by Roy R, Sanders 20, iof 9635 Warner road, York township. Saniers, who -had a fractured skull, also died instantly. His car, in turn, was hit seconds lator by the third vehicle driven by Tom E. Hufford 22, of 9930 Stony Creek road, Augusta township. Hufford was taken to University Hospital with a broken hip and possible skull fracture. Lower, picture is a close-up of the Sanders car (left), and the one driven by Hufford. (Photos Courtesy Ann Arbor News) Leutheuser Named Mayor in First Council Session Howe is a'Milan High School der's. death- . Hufford is in Uni- graduate and is employed in Milan | ^^ty^hosprta^suffeMg fronwi The couple is planning an early spring wedding. Services Held For Pfc. Earl Lindemann fractured hip, lacerations of the face and a possible skull fracture. The hospital reported his condition as being satisfactory Wednesday afternoon. Apparently all three cars entered the intersection at about the ' same time. State Police believe The body of Marine Pfc. Earl that Sanders, who was headed Otto Lindemann, 24, who was north on Warner, struck Brock's killed in action in Korea on Octo- car, which was headed east on ber 26, arrived at the Lockwood Willis, causing Brock to glance ority. She is now taking special! work in the University of Michigan School of Busness Administration. Giltrow also graduated froiv. Ann Arbor High School and the University of Michigan School of Pharmacy. He is now in the Army and is stationed at Fort Leonard Wood,. Mo. No definite wedding date has been set. Parents Announce Engagement U. M. Conductor Will Lead Winter Dr. Wm. Revelli, conductor of the University of Michigan Bands, will be the guest conductor of the Saline High School Concert Band at the Winter Concert to be given in the school auditorium at 8 o'clock, January 14th. There will be no admission charge, and a capacity crowd is expected. Dr. Revelli, who is head of the Wind Instrument Department of the University Music School in addition to being the director of bands, is considered by many musicians and professors of music to be the best man in the field of college band music in America. He began his career in the town of Hobart, j Indianna where he produced a( national championship band i from that high school. After continuing this record there, he ■ accepted the position as band director for the University of Michigan. Since coming to Michigan, his bands are known all over the country, not only for their fine and unexcelled concert work, but also "for their snappy precision marching and unique band shows at the football games. The band will play many numbers of all kinds, hoping to present a well balanced program of the classics, marches, over- At the first official meeting of the new City Council • held Mondy night, Jan. 5, new officers were appointed for the coming year. Henry Leutheuser was elected Mayor, Gerald Coe was named Mayor Pro-Tern, Max Collins was appointed Park, Recreation and Cemetery Commissioner. E. J. Muir succeeds himself as City Clerk and Treasurer as does Ted Stimpson as City Assessor. Dr. John Buck was named Police, Fire and Health Commissioner, and Gerald Coe is the new Public Works Commissioner. J. C. Little was named to the County Board of Supervisors, to fill the place left vacant by former Mayor Wolfin, and Pat Roesch was named City Attorney for the next two years. A planning commission is to be set up, headed by J. C. Little :o study the sewage disposal problem, and the parking situation in Saline was discussed. For further details read the minutes which appear elsewhere in this1 paper. Funeral Home, in Saline, Saturday afternoon, January 3. Pfc. Lindemann had been serving on the front lines in Korea with the Marine First Division since Oct. 4. off and head into a field where he struck a tree. Sanders was spinning around in the intersection when Hufford, who was headed west on Willis, plowed into him. All three cars were corn- He was inducted into the Marine pletely demolished and the oceu- Corps on Dec. 6, 1951, he received pants had to be pried out. The his basic training at Parris Is- police had to use an axe on Huf- land, S. C, and was stationed at | fords- car before they could free Camp Lejeune, N. C. and Camp : him. Pendleton, California, before be- j Brock is married and has two. ing sent overseas. j children. He has been employed Prior to hisi induction Pfc. Lin- 1 at the Ypsilanti State Hospital demann had worked on his fathers . since 1942, and he had just fin- farm. He was born Feb. 8, 1928,. in Lodi township. He is survived by his parents, ished building a new home. Both Sanders and Hufford worked at Universal Die in Saline. Fire Damages Gross Home A fire caused by defective wiring broke out in the home of former Saline Mayor, Alwin Gross, of 214 S. Ann Arbor, at about 12:30 a. m. Wednesday morning. The blaze was detected by Mrs. Gross who awoke to find the house filled with smoke. The Grosses had almost completely remodeled their home. The fire broke out in the living room par tition and raced along the walls. Total damage has not been estimated, but quick action and care taken by the Saline Fire Depart- ! ment kept it to a minimum. Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Lindemann, i Hufford was headed toward work, and Sanders, who works the afternoon shift, was on his way to the Baptist Bible School in Detroit where he was studying to be a 5375 Zeeb road, Lodi township, and six brothers and sisters, Esther Mamarow, Robert Lindemann and Gustav A. Lindemann, all of Lodi, and Ruth, Louise and Paul I minister. Lindemann, all of Ann Arbor. j State Troopers Ted Niewiada Funeral services were held Mon- ' and Glenn Foster of the Ypsilanti day at 2 o'clock in Trinity Evan- post, policed the wreck and noti- gelical Lutheran church in Saline, Rev. H. L. Engel officiating. The body lay in state at the church from Monday noon until the hour of services. Interment was in Oakwood cemetery, Saline. fied the next of kin. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Robison and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Milhan were at Atlanta, Mich, over New Years. First Meeting of Lambs Club tures and modern novelties. O-. the band will again perform by pening the program will be the Procession of the Nobles, Rim- sky-Korsakov, followed by the Prelude and Fugue in G Minor, Bach. Folowing these will be a march, Invercargill, and Irish Tune from'County Derry. Grainger. Then Dr. Revelli will conduct the band in the march, Men of Ohio, Fillmore, which will be folowed by a cornet solo by Jim Austin playing the currently popular Trumpeters Lullabuy, Leroy Anderson. Closing the first half of* the concert will be the Two Admiral Skorinika. WTT.T.TAM D. REVKT.T.T few remarks to the people and to the band concerning the present position and the future of the school band movement. Following his talk, he will show the RKO Pathe film, "Here Comes the Band.-After the film, The first meeting of the Saline Lambs Club will be held at 8:00 p. m., Tuesday, .fan. 20th, in the Agriculture rom at Saline High School, according to Arthur C. Miller, sponsor. All interested in joining lor 1953 be present. Coming Events playing March of the Free Peoples, _Darey, the popular Fiddle-Faddle, Leroy Anderson; The Bells of St. Mary, Adams, and will close with a modern novelty, Night Beat, Walters. The local band director, Art Katterjohn, feels that it is a very great honor to have Dr. Revelli as conductor. The band has been working very hard for this concert, and they hope that it will be a great success. The good seats will go early, so plan to come in plenty of time Overture,' to obtain some good seats. The evening is planned for your en- Jeanne Kingery Immediately after the inter- • joyment, so come and suport —Courtesy Ann Arbor News mission, Dr. Revelli will bring a your own nigh school band. January 8, Thursday — JCC meeting at Saline Hotel at 8:00. January 8, Thursday—American Legion meeting at Legion home at 8:00. -OUR OWN JOHNNY fRom - WASHTENAW COUNTY JOIN THE MARCH OF DIMES NATlQNAi FQUWATIQH FOR IMAMM PARAlYSiS • Washtenaw county's especially designed March of Dimes poster is a picture of six-year-old January 9, Friday—Annual Li-'johny Copley, son of Prof, and brary Board meeting at Saline Library. Public invited. January 12, Monday — Past Matrons meet with Mrs. Martha Dietiker at 8:00. Bring own dishes. January 13, Tuesday—Saline Woman's Club meets with Mrs. Reuben Finkbeiner at 2:30. Mrs. Frank O. Copley, 300 Oak- way, Ann Arbor. Johny was a victim of polio during the epidemic this summer, and the picture of him was taken at Univ^fsity Hospital. Although still temporarily on crutches, Johnny returned to school on Dec. 15. Complete recovery from the crippling ef- ifects of the disease is expected. The picture was taken by Peter Mann, of the Ann Arbor News photography department and contributed by him; the the posters were donated by Edwards Brothers, of Ann Arbor. Design and arrangements were under the direction of T. Reardon Piersol, Ann Arbor, special- gifts chairman in the drive for funds. This is the first time that a resident of the county has been the subject of a March of Dimes poster.
|Title||1953-01-08; Saline Observer|
|Publisher||LeBaron & Nissly|
|Description||An issue of the Saline, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly. Began publication in 1880. No longer published.|
|Subject/Keywords||Saline (Mich.) - Newspapers; Washtenaw County (Mich.) - Newspapers;|
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