1956-02-09; Saline Observer
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JOIN UP FEB. 20 THE SALINE PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION SEVENTY - SECOND TEAR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1956 — SAIJNE, MICHIGAN HVE CENTS PER COPY roducers Discuss Competition. New Organizations EDITOR'S NOTE: The Saline Observer was invited by the M.M.P.A. to attend a special luncheon meeting in Detroit last Tuesday for jnembers off the press, radio and TV. Because of the high interest in the Saline area, we dispatched a member of our staff to cover the pro€eedings. ing was Glenn Lake, president of by the members of M.M.F.A. The' that M.M.P.A. does not have legal that would affect the local market, ually-in this market. ing. It calls for, determined and the Association. He reported as dairy-farmer members of M.M.P. bargaining rights. This is absolute- When asked if the M.M P-A The attacks by other and new active support of the Detroit mar- follows to the meeting. A. have always chosen to seek ly false. M.MP.A. has every right would supply milk to dairies pickl groups were referred to at the Ket Sales Committee to get.a gooa "The dairy farmer members of economic justice through, ethical to bargain and can do much more eted by the Pair Share group Pre- meeting as nothing more than re- price for milk Professional ana- M.M.P_A. have long since, assum- marketing procedures. It is hoped for their members in the way of sident Lake answered that his marks on the part of people who lysis by the Michigan-State Uni- ed the responsibility of producing that these procedures will prevail marketing their milk. The Fair matter would be decided when the labor under the impression that versity of the present Association a high quality product at a reason- in the" future, ratheiwthan to turn Share Committee points to the New time comes. . they can do a better job for tihe program. Better cooperation be- able price to the consumer. It takes to violence and destruction. York Class Iprice of $6.00. This - answer to a Question from farmer than the MMPA which has tween the association and other 37 cents worth of the cheapest "Farmers are bitter over the is true, however, this is not the the &OQr y. brought out that Proven lts ability and stands on farm organizations to improve the rce of other foods to provide increased spread between produc- Price ^ producer is paid; The ^ t f ft |armers are these matters bv its past record, farm and dairy. legislation. THi.rit.-_n_.. ^_*„_,. n«_,'nn_ ir. , ^ . r - „____ «-.,,.*-, -e t__. __> <_*._.___ t" *"■* «-«=ut vs. uie __u___e_i> are ^__ _x it__ ?j^ t,__ tl_, _ _r ^6"«»i_v__. ---'gram source _ the nutritional values contained in er" _i_d"* consumer^^'prices.^ They whole *™* is tta* «•« average member _f toe ^PAThL5 was °ne of ^ -Cresting things A bett. r- .-lie relations ■ a quart of milk, The average work- have no voice or control over re_ price paid to New York producers ,_. rd fo .^ subject o£ how brought out at the session which to bstter inform the public c__et- er can buy 11 quarts of milk for tail prices. * . the year 1955 was $3.95, where- many ^^ talmels are members lasted nearly three hours was the ivities and objectives of the assoc- The current attack is coming aS Detrlt Producers. received$4.05. ^^ TQ TApE a -; fact that the average worker can iation. The economic position of each hour of work; this is an all- time record. fr ^ ^"-^dr g^ Bargai___ng " ^ h°Ped *&**■ dairy *a™ers orbottTgroups. Officers reported now Pur*^3-3^ ' eleven quarts of the dairy farmer" ofdoday a~nd the 'Farmers are aistrubed because Committee who boast of their al- wU1 take ****me- 8et ^ *•***--• facts- that few, if any*'were legitimate mlk ,£or ®_* ^°lf he. works. It value of dairy produetSj. , , ,. . _ . ^7 are not sharing in the unpre- Uance with labor unions and a deal evaluate them realistically, and members of both groups and that ™-s also told that tiie price of imlp To further investigate entering f_^__T__^J_- *_ ^tJ^^J^*™** -th the Teamsters' Union. They ™ta their ovm decisions To be- ^ feW.had been enticed into J" *™_ ^Z^.TtT^l the distributing business on an ex' By ERMOND (RED) HUGHES Uoa in this area of the state. order to survive, dairymen have 'e^ _ke"y pr^se"to a.c£_£_- *«* ™ arrangement is ill-con- "™" ^ ^ "^ ^ that his may come about if a pers. To proc^d with plans for Lou Morley of the B.B.P.A., tad to expand their investments mB by a ^ike, using orgar^zed reived, illogical and illegal." ^^nths oiIFeteSry th_*ouIh change " DOt m*de- ^e neW Associatlon office bu_lc_- aeted as toastmaster at the meet- extensively. Investment^on many haulers as the "big stick. The A lengthy question and answer janUary The ten P0"1* Pr°gram of ™e hig. To instigate an accident and ing He introduced Howard Sim- dairy farms currently runs to$100,- Saies Committee and Board of Di- period was conducted following the _ ." „_. ,. Q ^ „,_, . „ - Board of Directors of the Michigan disability income protection plan - — - --- ftrtA -- .._.-._.. __-. . XO give _U 1UC_ U_ U_C b-£C U_ TUT'll. T>__.n.._.e &ccn.i_fiAn -*___ rectors have the same objective talk by President Lake. During Milk Producers Association, de fer all members and to exert a mons who gave a detailed outline W*0- _=,__„__, -__,.c _uC *<____,. „u.,«r<.v_.c ™*~ _.., -—-. _, .._.... . . ,. . „.. , . , • . off the history, activites and ob- "An increase in the price of but propose to accomplish it by this session it was brought out the Detroit market it was brought signed to better the sUuation for ramnaiffn ta -DorMR<_ objectives of the association. milk to farmers is urgently need- ethical and practical means. The that there is no importation of out that one and one half billion both the producers and the con- vigorous w'"'' -■■ «■« luciedbe u_e The principal speaker at the meet ed. It is being aggressively bought Fair Share Committee contends milk into this'area to any degree pounds of milk are handled ann- sumers was outlined at the meet- use of milk vending machines. Truck Skids Into Dairy Bar SALINE—A Twin Pines trailer truck carrying a load of milk plowed into the Saline Dairy Bar shortly before noon today, causing an estimated $3,000 worth of damage. No one was injured although an employe, Mrs. Harold Frey, Sa« line, who was standing nearby, said she was paralyzed with fear as the heavy semi ripped through part" of the building, nearly striking her. The driver, Toivo J. Olli of Livonia, was pulling into the driveway to make a delivery when the vehicle skidded on icy cement and rammed into the side of the building. The struck disrupted soup cans, tipped Oyer a deep fryer and grill, smashed*'^ deep freeze and moved counters and. stools, as ft I took part.of, the large* _*late glasiy window and part of the building with it. Saline police estimate the truck skidded some 35 feet. Damage ljvas confined to the truck and building. The milk bottles remained intact! ^ The dairy bar, located on the outskirts of the city, is owned by Harry Hersch of Saline. Drive In Service? ? 'Greater Saline' Committees Meet Jointly Wednesday evening there was a joint meeting of three recently appointed committees of the Greater Saline Area Association. The dues membership and organization com mittees met at Still's Restaurant and discussed matters that will be finally voted on at the coming dinner meeting of the Association to be held on February 20 at the American Legion home. 'The organizational committee reported that it was working on a rough draft of a constitution and by-laws designed to govern the body. The discussion at this informal meeting, presided over by Larry Deede, was general yet covered many points that must be decided on before the organization is the smooth operating one its sponsors are hoping for. Daniel Hertler, 74, Passes Away Daniel Hertler, 74, bf 712 E Michigan Ave., died suddenly at his home at 11 a.m. Tuesday. He was born March 16, 1881 at Saline, Michigan, the son of Gottlieb and Katherine Kolder Hertler. On August 18, 1910 he was married to Minnie Weber. He lived in Ann Arbor until 1920 when he moved to his present farm. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saline. Surviving is his wife; two sons Carlton of Ann Arbor and Paul, \t home; five daughters, Mrs. Ruth Brookins of Ann Arbor, Mrs. Esther Gross, Mrs. Dorothy Quick, Mrs. Eleanor (Smith of Saline and Mrs. Lorena *Liston of Bountiful, Utah; thirteen .grandchildren^ „ Also, surviving .are two brothers Alfred of Sa__ne*Hev_ Edwin Hertler of _aCrescen|^*Minn.,..pne sister, Helen Hertler of Ann Arbor. Funeral Services will be held on Friday afternoon at 2 at Lockwood Funeral Home at Saline, with Rev. H. L. Engel officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. The family suggests memorials to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran church of Saline. OFFICER KIRBY of the Saline Police Department watches with interest as truck driver Toivo J. Olli "deEiVersi milk" to t_e Saline Dairy Bar via the front entrance. Damage wtas estimated to be nearly $3,000 and accilenit occured during the sleet storm, last Monday. No one was injui-ed. Over The Top / The county polio drive soared Dexter,. $3,053; Dixboro $250 more than $6,000 over its planned- goal. With an announced quota of $57,600 the Washtenaw County March of Dimes collected $64,071, according to drive chairman Mrs. John H. Huss. "We are grateful to our citizens md our volunteers for their help and generosity. Polio ;sn't -licked yet, arid we can now continue help* to its victims for another Tuesday money raised from can- year. Since the drive officially closed nister contributions - and special e- vents havehelped put the drive, o- ver the top. . Final reports show the following contribution!;: Ann Arbor, $30,69lr ypsilanti, $8,994; Chelsea, $1,410; Visited Capita East Ann Arbor, Pittsfield Village, and Pittsfield Park, $1,638 Manchester, $1,331; Milan. $3,221; Saline, $3,123; Whitmore Lake, $470; Willow Village, $1,200. Contributions from townships totaled as follows: Ann Arbor,$523; Augusta, $471; Bridgewater, $212; Dexter, $287; Freedom, $307; Lima $147; Lodi $337; Lyndon, $65 Manchester, $212 Norhtfield,$347; Pittsfield, $1,187. Other township - contributions were: -Salem, $266; Saline, $24f_; Scio, $590; Superior, $413; Sylvan, Ypsilanti, $2,356. Heading the township drive was Mrs. John Goslee in 'Ypsilanti, $11; Webster, $248; -York, $255; Mrs. Richard Warner; and in Ann Arbor, Mrs. George Dibble. Beg Yer Pahdon! . If your name was spelled wrong in a story last week-or if you _und some sentences so jumbled you couldn't make sense out of _«. story-or if you found a few words you couldn't locate in the dictionary-don't be alarmed !Your editor hasn't lost his sight-but he has other troubles. Yes, a new fangled type setting machine, that just insisted on acting up and proceeding to turn out so many mistakes a five handed printer could- Womens Club Plans Banquet The members of the Saline Woman's Club and their guests will gather at St. Pauls Church on Tues- f"day evening February 14 at 6:30 p.m. The occasion will be the annual guest night Banquetr The speaker will be Mrs. B. H. Watt, the superintendent of the Girls' Training School at Adrian, Program Chairmen for this mee- tin are Mrs. Carl Curtiss, and Mrs. Everett Collins. Music will be un- ier the* direction of Mr. Arthur Katterjohn and will feature a piano solo by Joan Austin; a flute solo by Jane Campbell, Jane.Campbell Sandra Ross, Alice Sheehan and Carol Wright. . Devotions will he given by Mrs. Alvin Siemsen. Reservations for this dinner must be made on or before Sat- n't keep up with them. An all out effort has been made this week to j urday February Uth with Mrs. Chris Volz, chairman, of the club's Social Committee. The members correct the situation and'it is the hope of all that you will find this edition easier, to read and even more interesting. City Council Approves Variety Of Matters ROBERT PARSONS, president the -.-United States government of the Saline Methodist Youth FeL- Each MYF representative visited lowship, returned Saturday from &e congressman from his area dur- w„1_ k_ VisH t0 New York aI. ing the tour. ShoW above are Washington, D.C, where he took mg me wu^ „ ,»■'_.,„. Part in the MYF Detroit Confer- Congressman Georp Meador, ence's "UN-Washington Seminar." Mrs. Anna Davis, Adrian; Miss Purpose of the Seminar was a Sue Pellowe, ^Adrian; and Bob study of organization and proced- Parsons, who is the son of JUr. and «r« in the United Nations and .in- Mrs. -Bruce "Parsons <>f ttis^ctt^- At the Monday evening meeting of the Mayor and City Council; building permits -were vojed ap-j proved for one new residence and ^wo commercial remodeling projects. Edward Hiser was granted permission to build a new residence at a cost of $17,500 on Linden Court. Gamble Store, remodel- ng the .interior, $1500 and Saline Savings Bank, remodeling of a oack.room, $500. Aonroval of the Department of Health was given for a six inch ?.nd a four inch water line in Saline Heights on Hollywood Drive md Marion Court. The Council voted its approval *or, Harry Bishop, sewage -plant operator to attend a two day training school at the Lawrence Institute of Technology at Detroit In regard to me matter of the Usposal of raw garbage the clerk was instructed to contact the Burns iirm of Ann Arbor. A sample ballot to be used at the special election on March 12 was approved by Attorney Roesch. ir ■•■ s voted that Atty Roesch Tfd Stimson and Assessor Muir serve for -the year. 1956 on the Board of Review. Iff- the matter of surface drain- >?e f-ir the-Golden-Acres Development it was pointed out by Mr. Schap and associates that an 8-inch water line down South Ann Arbor Street from Michigan avenue for a be required. ~* •--... t1"1 opinion of the Council th-_t the cost c_ this installation shoi-H be s--l". between the city and the sub-dividers. of this group are Mrs .-Martin Fuoss Mrs. Arthur Jacobsen, Mrs. Oscar Weber. Mrs. Reuben Visel and Mrs. Everett Wolfin. Area Democrajts Attend Conference; State Department Head Speaks Dr. James W. Miller, State Controller and Executive Head of the State Department of Administration, spoke Saturday, February 4 at- a Democratic Legislative Program Conference held at.McKen- ny Hall in Ypsilanti. Democrats from Monroe, Lenawee, and Washtenaw Counties were included in the conference, which was one of a series being held throughout the state under the auspices of the Michigan State Central Corrmittee of the Democratic Party. Speaking on the state budget recently submitted to the Michigan Legislature by Governor G. Mennen Williams, Dr. Miller said, "If the Legislature adopts the budget as presented, Michigan will have taken important steps toward providing the services neejied by the;, people of Michiganpiand should .ha#&_ balance;1. Of .oyer ~a million and" a quartet in the ^ate treasury in June of 1957." ; Dr.' Miller pointed out tha* the budget was based-'on the use ol present surpluses as well as on anticipated income and that the 1315,000,000 figure u'cd a1, the a-s mount of revenue expected from existing taxes is lower than estimates made by Other agencies and organizations within the state. "The increase of $61,000,000 in requested appropriations is largely accounted for in added funds for higher education, mental health, the services of general government, conservation, recreation-, agriculture, and public health and safety", the speaker stated. Group discussion on some of the 54 major items in Governor Williams' messages to the legislature followed. Lynn W. Eley, Research Associate of the Institute of Public Administration, University of Michigan was chairman of. the meetin'g which had been arranged by Mrs. Robert -Hodesh of Pittsfield Township. Mrs. Howard Blad- kenburg, Ypsilanti, Democratic County Chairman, welcomed the guests. Local hostesses were Mrs. Clarence Loyster, Miss Ann Hub- ell, %nd Mrs. Gladys Sweet, all of Ypsilanti. Father And Son Banquet Planned •£ _s*_""^ __ .'teT-SirSday, March 1, has heen set as the date for the annual ban- <juet of Fathers *and Sons of the Federated Church^-^congregation. Mrs. Silas Nord, ^presideht of the Ladies Aid Society of the. Church, annOimcPs that that organization Svill serve the m«^al. - " \ Frank Brittain is general chairs- man in charge of plans for the banquet, and will announce program plans in the near future. Ticket chairman is AT Youngs, and other members of his committee include CChomas King, Arthur Cuff, and Lauren Wild. Farm Implement Association Meets In Saline Legion Hall There were forty-eight, present for the regional meeting of the Michigan Farm Equipment Assoc- 'ation held on Monday afternoon, followed by a dinner, at the Saline American Legion home. The local meeting was arranged by Alwyn Gross of Saline, president of the Implement dealers of the state, which encompasses some 675 farm implement dealers. Those present for the meeting today were representatives of all the farm equipment dealers in this area, representatives of the manufacturers and employees of the dealers. Among the principal speakers were S. E. Larsen, secretary of the association; John Chamberlain, of the state sales tax office and Boger McDonald of the Hardware Mutuals insurance firm. He ex plained the workings of group insurance for the dealers and their employees. The purpose of this meeting was to call attention of the dealers to the latest legislation that might affect their business. Following the speaking program there was general discussion periods during which questions from tihe floor were answered. Two short films were shown during the meeting. One was a projection showing what the farmers and the dealers could expect in jection showing what the farmers ing by 1975. The toher had ta do with the improvements now being made to care for the farmers needs and requirements. . - This was one of nine meetings that will be held throughout the state in the next few months. Meeting At Legion Hall Arrested In Theft Charge- with larceny from a building, Max McHenry of Saline was before municipal court on Tuesday morning and was bound-' over to Circuit Court until February 14 with bail set st $300. He was arrested by local police after he allegedly stole $254 from Burg's Bar on Sunday night. P"!!*"**. "--ere able to recover.$244 from.McHenry. t_«_ WRBfl_iatf_i_3-a C^S««tW_.$t*_i_5*tf' *__t__^_r5 PART OF THE GROUP of • members of tihe Michigan Farm Equipment Asaodation. whCeh held a meeting* at the Saline American Legion home on Monday. The meeting vras held to acquaint tihe dealere 'with new" legislation -which night a£fect__ tiheir, business.
|Title||1956-02-09; 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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