1959-03-12; Saline Observer
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Women's Club Fulfills Pledge To Furnish Hospital Room "Mission accomplished"-^- and a check for $470 was presented by the*%linse Woman's Club at their annual meeting Tuesday o to" Miss Shirley "Dovre, administrator of the Saline Community Hospital. The check—which included net profits of about $250 from the club's style show last Saturday evening—-fulfills the club women's pledge to buy the furnishings for one room in the new hospital. About 32 women attended the annual meeting, held at the home of Mrs. Chris Volz. Newly-elected officers are: president, Mrs. Lynford Bracey; first vice president, Mrs. Arthur Heininger; second vice president, Mrs. Lewi s^Belleau; recording secretary, Mrs. Harold Gray; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Dale Mayfield. Also, treasurer, Mrs. Carl Moehn; custodian, Mrs. Edward Hering; board of directors, retiring president Mrs. Robert Starling, Mrs. Rudolph Hertler and Mrs. ED. Wolfin. The new officers will be installed in May. The slate was presented by the nominating committee, Mrs. Willim Meister, Mrs. (Continued on Back Page) Saline Observer Saline, Michigan Thursday, March 12, 1959 7c a copy Girls Win Top Honors In Saline Class of 1959 Dundee Bumps Hornets, 65 to 55 In Second Tournament Came Playing to win, the Hornets fell under the Viking onslaught by only 10 points Saturday night in their second tournament game at Milan. Boysville downed Roosevelt 52-41 on Tuesday night. In the first game Thursday, March 5,' Dundee smothered Lincoln 45-57. Following that, the.HorgetiL downed the White Knights^ of Boysville 63-59. * Bracey paced the Hornets with 22 points while Taylor of Boysville has 2.3. The game Saturday was, by some, figured to be a walkaway for Dundee. Saline made a really fine showing to cap a season of disappointments. ^ Cj>ming>..,up•; track* and baseball Percent of Red Cross Blood Given Stays in Local Blond Bank Rolling up March 23 at the Saline High School gym will be the Red Cross Blood- mobile, complete with staff and equipment to accept donations from Saline area residents. , . ' • • Co-chairmen Mrs. Edwin Hering and Mrs. Elwyn Strait are. hoping to top last summer's score of 51 pints. Since last June, 16 requests for blood from Saline area residents have been filled— and three residents-required four pints each. The local blood bank now Mains 90 percent of all blood collected, with the other 10 percent going for use of disaster victims. Previously, the local bank retained only 75 percent- Donors must be between the ages of 18 and 60 (those between 18 and 21 must havetheir parent's or spouse's consent). They can not have undergone a blood transfusion within the past ••■be months, or pregnancy or major surgery5 within the Past year: A history of jaundice is OK if the individual has bee free of treatment or symptoms for the past two years. Letters were being sent home this week with school children to remind parents of the Bloodmobile visit. First Aid Glass Attracts Almost 30 "A cross-section of the community", said Mrs. Harold Armbruster, looking over the list of those registered for the 5-week Red Cross first aid course which started Monday evening. Included in the almost 30 who signed up for the course are firemen, teachers, school bus drivers, Girl, Scout leaders and housewives. Instructor Dennis Regan of Ann Arbor distributed text books Monday night and outlined the purposes of the < class. Next Monday, March 16, he will cover first aid for wounds, bandaging, how to stop bleeding, treatment for shock and allied subjects. Deede Television To Celebrate in New Location Friday and Saturday will be big days at the new location of Deede Television, 111 S. Ann Arbor Rd. Factory demonstrators will be on hand representing at least three companies to help Frank Deede with his grand opening celebration. Mr. Deede is issuing a cordial invitation to everyone to visit him in his newly redecorated and remodeled store which was formerly the postoffice in Saline. There will be several door prizes according to Mr. Deede, coffee and light refreshments will be served as well s-asvmahy-gifts for those: Who - visit the new store during the opening celebration. Mi*. Deede, who has been in business iri^Saline for the past 13 years will show the newest models of Dumont, Motorla and Philco TV and Radio sets; Motorola Emerson and VM Hi-Fi; Maytag, Hotpoint and Ironrite appliances. Demonstrators will be present from Maytag, Hotpoint and Ironrite. Part-Time Clerk Joins Post Office Staff Postmistress Mrs. M. C O'Neill has announced that Miss Betty Lou Ormsby is now employed in the post- office in Saline as a substitute clerk working part time. Miss Ormsby is a Saline resident and a graduate of Saline high school. She also works part time in the Estes Pharmacy. Although registration is closed for this course, Mrs. Armbruster says that if interest warrants it a second ie may be scheduled and possibly an advanced first aid class formed later. She is civil defense chairman for the American Legion Auxiliary, under whose auspices the class is being held. Patricia Kidwell Sandiland Bowen Pair Board Starts Plans For 24th Saline Fair To be Held Sept. 16-19 Hopscotching right over spring and summer, members of the Saline Community Fair Board are" looking ahead to Sept. 16-19, dates of the 24th annual community fair. At their first meeting of the year Monday night, the board heard a committee report from Ray Girbach, Don Wiedman and Robert Tefft on entertainment for the '59 fair and the purchase of ribbons, posters and bumper strips. Frank Deede was named program chairman. In all probability the fair will be held this year at the new high school, and the location of various exhibits on the new grounds were discussed. Bids will be sought on the '59 fair books and acted on at the April 13 meeting, said president Ray Girbach. Top honors in Saline High's class of '59 have been won by Patricia Kidwell and Sandiland Bowen with a scant .011 difference in their averages. Pattie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Kidwell, has achieved a 3.647 average, announces principal Elmer Houghton, winning the title of class valedictorian. With a 3.636 average is salutatorian Sandiland Bowen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bowen. Commending the students on their scholastic achievements, Mr. Houghton pointed out that girls rank as the top seven in the class, of 61 students. Runnersup are: Judy Hunt, 3.525; Ann ,»JLu,ehler^ 3-514;.-Alice Sheehan, 3.485; Patsy Johnson, 3.483; Yvonne Bernard, 3.424; Danon Liston, 3.39; and Lanny Robbins, 3.20. (But, in fairness to the male sex, girls make up about' two-thirds of the class.) Pat, who has her eye on a career in aeronautical engineering, was one of 1500 National Honor Society students in the country who took a test this week competing for a four year scholarship at the college of her choice, which is the University of Michigan. Results of the test will not be known until later this spring. She attended o n e-room rural schools through' the 7th grade, entering Saline in the 8th grade. Sandiland (whose unusual first name is the maiden name of her great-grandmother) is planning on entering Michigan State this fall where she will "probably major in math", Mrs. Bowen says. She has attended garten and has played clari- Saline schools from kinder- net in the school band since 8th grade. Bowling and horseback riding are her hobbies, and until just recently the family has kept a riding horse.
|Title||1959-03-12; 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;|
|Copyright Permission||This material is in the public domain.|