1959-05-18; Saline Observer
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Throng Views Cornerstone Rite About 2,000 students, parents, teachers and builders attended tht cornerstone laying ceremony 0n May 14 at the new Saline High School. Shown above, left to right, are Raymond Girbach, school board trustee, a glimpse of Mrs. Robert Tefft, another trustee, Supt. Leo Jensen and Mayor Henry Leutheuser. At the right of the cornerstone, left to right, are school board president Dr. Gordon Prout: architect Guido A. Bin- da of Grand Rapids; board secretary Oliver Steiner and treasurer Alwin Burkhardt. SALINE, MICHIGAN Monday, May 18,1959 copy *t Our Edmore Visiters Mayor "Charlie" Mox Casper "Cap" Goldsmith o Blaclctoi erway Cliff Dobbrastine Charles J. Mox —, or Charlie, as they call him in Edmore— was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., but has lived in Michigan for 20 years. For 29 years he has been an employee of General Electric and at present is a •s*u$ie_*yis'or in "the jmetaiturs- gical products department of the firm's Edmore plant. He and his wife have three sons, one who will graduate this year from Central Michigan, one in junior high and one in grade school, a married daughter and two grandchildren. "Cap" Goldsmith is a native son of Edmore. He attended Lansing Business University and was employed by Consumers Power for ten years prior to World War I, during which he served for two years in India with the Air Force. He is also employed by GE, and owned and operated a soft water service in Edmore for eight years. He is married and the father of a son who will be a senior next year at the University of Mississippi. Serving his first term on the village council is "Cliff" Dobbrastine, another Edmore native. In partnership with his .brother in law, he has operated a service station in Edmore for the past six years. He and his wife are the parents of a son, 7, and a daughter, 11. All three of the visiting council men list hunting, fishing and golfing as their hobbies. Rummage Sale Pick-lips In preparation for their rummage sale to be held on May 22 and 23, at* 112 W- Michigan, Saline Boy Scouts will conduct a house-to- house pick-up of rummage on Thursday and Friday of this week. Rummage donors may phore HA 9-9256 for pickup. Edmore The incorporated village of Edmore in the northcen- tral portion of Montcalm county has a population of about, 1300. Like Saline, the community combines agriculture and industry. Pickles and pota- to'Ss 'aTe"-'th_-*lBa-ding --crops: and among the principal, industries are the Miller Pickles, Inc., processing plant and a salting station operated by the Madison Pickle Co. The Metallurgical Products Department of General Electric. Co., General Bag Co. and List Machine ana Tool Co. are also located in Edmore. The school district has two "elementary schools, a junior and senior high school and a new gym under construction. About 750 pupils are enrolled. The community is served by a weekly newspaper, the Edmore Times. At a special council meeting Friday night, May 15, the city'council approved a recent request from George Burg, owner of Burg's Tavern, to apply to the State Liquor Control Commission for a" dance permit and permission to remain open all night for food service. In other actions, the council: —Accepted a bid from Washtenaw Asphalt Co. to blacktop Monroe St. and Linden Court but attached a penalty clause of $50 per day for every day past the July 15 completion date for Monroe St. —Renewed fire insurance on the buildings and equipment at the water depot for but from a three-year period, lowered the value $12,000 to $10,000. —Heard only one objec- jection from a property owner on. the special assessment for an 8-inch water line, on Willis Road and voted to spread the $5250 roll over a fiveyear period with the first installment to be due and payable on July 15, 1959. —Granted perpetual care on her cemetery lot to Mrs. A. K- Clark in exchange for a complete directory of cemetery lots she had compiled and presented to the city. The council's next regular meeting, scheduled for tonight, Monday, will be held Tuesday night because of the Mayor's Exchange. Saline Doctors Head New Hospital Staff Dr. Gordon Prout of Saline was appointed chief of Staff of the Saline Community Hospital at the hospital board meeting Thursday evening, May 14. ■. • Vice-chief is Dr. Harold Miller of Saline, and Dr. R. T. Douthat of Saline is staff secretary. Specialists on the staff are: obstetrics and gynecol- Banquet Climaxes Busy Day A coffee break at Marty's Restaurant will start a busy day for Charles Mox, mayor of Edmore, and his fellow councilmen, Casper Goldsmith and Clifford Dobbrastine, due to arrive in town about 10:30 a.m. today, Monday, in the annual Michigan Week Mayor's Exchange. They will be greeted by Frank Deede, mayor pro tern, and councilman Ted Hill; Supt. Leo Jensen.; Leon Vedder, representing the Chamber of Commerce; -.auren Wilde, Kiwanis; Milton Hartman, Rotary; Jim Rogers, Jaycees; Harvey Kluwe, American Legion; and Earl Kirby, Saline police. Shortly after 11 a.m., the visitors will tour Saline in automobiles furnished by Saline's three car dealers, visiting the present schools and the new high school. Luncheon will be served at the Saline Hotel at 12:45 p.ra., then it's off again to view the Hoover Ball and Bearing'plant, and other local industries and the residential sections of the city. At 5 p.m., the visitors will huve a chance to catch their breath at the Saline Hotel, where a room has been engaged for them, and at 6:45 they will be guests of honor at the American Legion home, where the Legion Auxiliary will serve a roast beef dinner to about 80. Lauren Wilde will serve as master of ceremonies at the banquet. After dinner a film, will be shown. Look, Mommy — Here's Where I Sit! Open house at the Saline Elementary School will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday of this week, this week, May 22, and continue until 3:45 ogy, Dr. Norman Banghard, Dr. Walter.Belser, Dr. Edmund Botch and Dr. Howard Williams, all of Ann Arbor; internal medicine, Dr. Arthur Alien and Dr. Alexander Gotz, both of Ann Arbor; orthopedics, Dr. Gerhard Bauer, Ann Arbor. Surgery, Dr. William Brown, III, Dr. Karl Malcolm, Dr. E. Thurston Thieme, all of Ann Arbor, and Dr. George Westcott, Ypsilanti; opthalmology, Dr. John Henderson, Ann Arbor; pediatrics, Dr. Mark Hildebrant, Ann Arbor. " General practitioners, Dr. Marvin Hannum and Dr. Robert Venrose, both of Milan, Dr. Albert Milford of Ypsilanti and Dr. William Pur- field of Manchester. Appointment to a hospital staff gives the doctor permission to bring patients into the hospital. Staff - members are also available for consultation p.m., announces Mrs. Marion Barclay, principal. Anyone interested in early elementary education, and most especially parents, are invited to visit the school during the day. The children will be in regular class session, and extra chairs will be provided in each room for visitors. "Gome in and sit down, listen and learn as much as you have time to spend", urges Mrs. Barclay.
|Title||1959-05-18; 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.|