1957-07-18; Saline Observer
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■*■ <-*' PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING FOR WANT ADS PHONE SALINE 37 VOL. LXXIV A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEDICATED TO PUBLIC,SERVICE, CIVIC ENDEAVOR AND AGRICULTURAL PROGRESS IN THE SALINE AREA ifjjten>\iex of Saline Chamber of Commerce) Saline, Michigan, Thursday, July 18,1957 5c PER COPY New Blood Mobile To Arrive in Saline, Tuesday, July 23 By Bess Tefft Only seventy-five years ago the Bed -Cross received its first National call to duty. The call came from Michigan. Victims or a -forest fire were aided by the five month old neophyte organization which hai.' gr("wa so that ias- year the American people, through 'their Bed Cross, conducted 290 relief operations and spent over $3-2 jnillion to help disaster victims: Floods, tornados and hurricanes are all too frequent headline 'news' today. As populations increase the needs for blood became, constant. Ihe Community that has a blood bank from which it can draw is wise and fortunate. Saline area has such a bland bank, a method through, which persons give according to their ability anidraw according to heed. Many, including Mrs. Robert Morton who speaks openly of her appreciation for 11 pints of blood given her recently, have benefited from Saline's blood bank which services not only the city but the surrounding community as defined by our present,-School dis'trict. Communities which have no jjlood bank.must either find personal donors in time of need or .their citizens must pay.not only for each -pint used, but for an extra pint beyond requireid. Those who requested blood from the bank are given pint for pint. Bipod donated through the Red Cross is given away—never sold. 'Mrs. Ed Hering is chairman cf the local drive' to build blood bank supplies and with her planning Saline's Blook Bank day on Tuesday, July 23rd, is rapidly becoming a community event. J.C.C. wives under the leadership of Mrs. Jshn Steeb will conduct a telephone canvass along with Mrs. Robert Morton who has.' already been active in prelimihary plahs. This group will also prepare a dinner for the Detroit Red Cross Mobile Unit who will collect the hoped for 150 pints of blood, the amount deemed necessary for this growing community. The local Red Cross' canteen, under the 'able direction of Mrs. Chris Vol'z and including. Mrs. Reuben Vissel, -Mrs. Harold Finch, Mrs. Karl Bredernitz, -Mrs. Amanda Hartman, Mrs. Al Christopher, Mrs'. Russell "Wright and Mrs.. Carl Marion will serve the dinner for Red Cross workers, and will also be in charge of refreshments given donors before and after the collecting of blood." Saline's Rotary Club has already helped defer the cost oi juice,. coffee and cookies*"! j for this purpose. Mrs. Meritt Martin Sr. is serving as*; hostess for the day and nurses Mrs. Elwin Strait and Mrs. William Klein will be on duty. Dr. Harold Miller and Dr. John D. Buck have volunteered their services and will be in attendance. Nurses' aides who will assis't.are Mrs. George Austin, Mrs. Glenn Gordon, Mrs. Reuben Finkbeiner, Mrs. Chailes Kern, Mrs'. Earl Balmes and Miss Mary "Lou Lee. Volunteer registrars are Mrs'. Everett Woifin, Mrs, Carl Moehn, Mrs. Paul Lee, Mrs. Ralph Hunt, Mrs. Leon Vedder, Mrs. George Martin, Mrs. Cecil Davenport and Mrs. Robert Tefft. -Citizens of the community are urged to give in this vital way. Requirements'for donors are: must be between the ages of 18 and 60; must have had no blood transfusions within the past six months; must never have had jaundice; have had no .pregnancy or major surgery within the past year; must not have had an immunization or injection within the .past week; and must weigh over 110 pounds. Young people under 21 must have written consent of parents, or if married—of husband. Pledge cards are being circulated to aid in scheduling the donors during the hours' of 2-5, and 6-8 p."m. "Conors who wish ito pledge may caE upon Mrs. Hering or any other volunteer worker for information. Under Mrs. Hering's able organization, the Bloodmobile's visit has been so planned that volunteers, with few exceptions', will be serving in shifts, no longer than three hours each. Others not already mentioned who have aided in arrangements, and who were present when Wm. de St. Aubin ! and his wife spoke in Saline on I June 24th are Mrs. Elmer Cam- I mett, Mrs*. Oscar Webber, Mrs. Saline Gamble Store Holds Grand Opening This Week 18th-20th The Saline Gamble store was forclosed on, May first, by C. R. La Rose who said he will offer the people of Saline the best in service and hardware merchandise. Mr. La Rose is formerly of New York, State, where he managed the hardware department of Montgomery Ward Co. at Albany. After ser- ing four years in the army, as! a ■First Lieutenant, he went to Tampa, Florida, where he was employed as hardwareL manager of-Night and Wall Co._ After coming to Michigan in 1949, Mr. La Rose was employed by Ford Motor Co. at Ypsiianti, until becoming. Man'ager - owner of Gambles s'.ore at Saline. Mrs'. La Rose is the former Ruby Giltrow, a well known resident of Saline, and is owner - manager of Giltrow's Pharmacy. Howard Hill is Appointed as Ass't Principal Howard Hill, a teacher of Bus- mess .classes and coach at _ Saline High'"'School for six years, has been appointed assistant principal. Mr. Hill was born in Minnesota. He spent two years in the Navy. He graduated from Eastern. Michigan College, "Ypsiianti, in 1951 and has been a teacher in Saline since that time. Mr.;.Hill and his wife Gathern expect to buy a home in Saline as soon as possible. They have a little boy, Tim, who was born in March, -1956. $144,000 Housing Plan Cleared As Building Booms Looking Over Fishing Equipment Cterk, Mrs. Howard Handy, Mrs. j Arthur O'Neill, Mrs. Ray Alber Clarence Sawall, Miss Mary Lou and Donald Rapp. B'nai B'tith Has Picnic In Saline. B'nai B'rith held its annual picnic Sunday, "at the Saline "Valley- Farms. There were games and prizes for the children, adult recreation ancl "summing for all. Each person brought his own food, ice cream and pop was available. - * Kenneth Gerber, general chairman, was assisted by the following committee chairmen: Alfred Bobrowsby, Dr. Harry Cook, Marvin Gerber, Bertram Herzog, Hermann Kroter, Abe Rosenkrantz, Herbert Sphlager, Phillip Seymour and. Rabbi Julius Weinberg. Discuss Retail Sales ■* . > Special Meefing Held to -"- . .-* .. $v-'-* "V- lrsil'"'*7'" ' * \ . r ■ ."■ Promotion Program Kay Walters and Phillis Farrar came home from a weekend trip to Alpena last week. Mrs. Lucy Brock is visiting her daughter Mrs. Rosiland Blacklock at St. Johns. Martha-Faust and Jame Campbell went to Brighton Saturday to pick up Dolores Faust from 4-H Camp. Saline Gets New Fountain A special meeting of the Chamber of Commerce was held Monday evening to hear guest speaker Howard Sommers. Sommers is from the Division of Field Services, Central Michigan College. He discussed the subject Of "Retail Sales Promotion." Mr. Sommers was employed to plan and develop a program for the new Chamber of Cammerc'e. The program will get started in October. However, the chamber is going to try to work out a temporary program of their own until that time. There were 1& menroers present at the meeting. Here is some of the fishing equipment which is stocke'd at the Gamble store in Saline.. This new water fountain was installed by lhe city of Saline last Saturday. The old fountain was removed on account of faulty pipes'. The new fountain is made of Mue tinted marble. Lambs Arrive For Saline Lamb Club Bill Tefft, Reporter Lambs from Kentucky, acquired by Fred Harmon of 'Dundee Livestock, for members of the Saline Lamb Club'have arrived and been distributed to the seventeen young growers. Upon arrival the lambs were quartered On the Robert Tefft farm where they were innoculated a- gainst shipping fever by Dr. E. W Frahm of Milan who donated his services to the club. Then the animals were sheared * and the profit from: the wool applied against shrinkage and shipping costs. * Lamb club members drew two numbers each in order to obtain their lambs-, and at last Tuesday evening's meeting in Saline high animals, and began the project which will end in juging and a lamb auction at the Saline Fair in September. Besides the annual lamb trophy awarded by Fred Harmon to the: top lamh of the group, this year, will feature .a new incentive in the form of a revolving trophy purchased from funds donated by Jule Eder to the club. This honor will fall to the ".member whose two lambs 'make the greatest weight gains during the summer. Jule Eder, who gave money in order that the club could have a good time, was suprised when he learned that part of the fund was to be used in this way. It was the club's suggestion that the award" be given and that- it be named for the donor. Teen Aged Canteen Has Good Attendance First Opening Night The Teen > Canteen formally opened for business "Monday afternoon. Neil Allen is the proprietor and founder of .Saline's' newest enterprise. " After the patrons started coming in, Mr. Allen stopped the music for a minute and told the teensters: "Anyone is Welcome from 1 to 100 years old, as long as' they act like ladies and gentlemen. If any one starts a fight, the doors will have to be locked." "I think you can all have a very good time without getting rough. The place is yours, have fun." A few suggestions' were made to complete the facility to, teen-age taste. Mr. Allen said several additions were yet to be made when delayed shipments' arrive. Here are a few comments heaTd on the scene oi, Monday night's' opening: - "I like it." "Very good." ' ' ' ' "Just "what "the kids need.".. - "I like if very much." "Jim.Dandy, real:Cobl." "Great,".- ..-- - "I'think its just what this town-, needed tb keep me off the streets.'" "I think-'it's swell." "I think its' alright when I get into town." "This is the best thing that we have had. Since the show left, we haven't had anything to do: It's ok""-' ' .. "W^e need a.later curfew." " "i" "likie a whole lot of shakin' \going;'ofl."'-,,,..v/. ".-■.. .- -~- '_'/ 'T" lifco>- i£--a---lO*-cause I don't ■hay<Jp stay home." ■Jj*FJUke it because it fills op my srjjare time." S"Jt's real nice. I like it'a lot. "Just keep it going." "Cool. I think it is really' nice that you would take time out to give tis kids a nice place like this." "I think it is real nice and I know that everybody will enjoy it very much. It is some place where tlie kids can go." "I think that it is' real nice and I think everyone will enjoy it and 1 know that the Teen Canteen will do a lot of business with all the" kids." . **■ "I like the Canteen very much, and'l think we are very fortunate Jo have a man like Mr. Allen." . Flowers were sent to the car- teen by, "Mr. Allen's mother and fa'ther; Mr. and Mrs. Elagn Schiller; The -Brown Keg; and The Saline Obs'erver. Nearly $200,000 in three new building projects this week emphasized the expansion going on in Saline. r At the City Council meeting Monday night, v permits were issued for a total of $194,000. to three builders. Heading the list with a $144*,000 permit, was ""abnrias J. Panackia, president'of Golden Acres subdivision on South Ann Arbor Street. " -._-""'. , His company, Tee-Vee Homes, plans to build 12 brick veneer homes valued at $12,000 each. A new General Telephone Company building, to house modern dial equipment for Saline, is also scheduled for South Ann Arbor Street. The city administrators approved a permit for a 40-foot square brick building estimated at $30,000. A single story, brick veneer home, to be built by Winnie Gall, in Linden wood Subdivision was approved at $20,000. The new Saline High School bond | Scouts Arriving For Jamboree issue was pass'ed, June 24. There will soon be a big new school building. There has also been talk of a new city hall. There are new private homes being constructed, three subdivisions accomodating thirty-one houses. A new radio station will be operated in Saline soon. Twelve business buildings are getting new fronts or are being completely remodeled.. Still's new hotel which has' ten rooms, had its large new sign 'erected on the front of the building. A" tavern located, on Main St., second building from the main. corner, has been completely remodeled following a major fire, which .also damaged! the Wood Hardware store, and Walker's 5c to 10c store.. Wright's'Cleaners is now operating in the re-built Wood Hardware building. A gift shop has been set up behind "Wright's Cleaners, in the same building. The new Saline Home Improvement- Co.,is^ituated-in the structure* "which formerly hou s'-e d Haarer's Meat Market, at 108 W. Michigan Ave.. Saline's bright new Teen-age Canteen was conceived by Nek Allen as a much-needed teen age recreation spot. The bakery , which is now owned by Mr. Walker, has a new aluminum and red brick front with a flower bed outside the big window. The interior of Burg's Bar is* being thorougly remodled. Saline's Post office had new, doors put on not too long ago, land we have had our new Elementary School for 18 months. Saline's new Westside Hardware was started in bus'iness on U.S. 112. The store is owned by Jim Gross. The food market, located on U.S. 112, also has set up business in a big modern building just behind the old store location. Bob Harrison has sold Gamble's bus'iness -and started his own TV and radio shop in the rear of the new Still's Hotel building. Mr. "Kteveling had the front of his building Temodeled in May. Saline also has a very modern Bowling Alley called Baily Lanes, located West of Saline on U.S. 112. Five Day Weathercast DETROIT -Here is the five-* day Michigan weather, forecast: ' Lakes Erie and OhtariOp-Xem-' peratures will average near to a' little above normal. Normal High 79 northeast to 88 southwest. ■.Normal low 60 northeast to 65 southwest. Little temperature * change- through period dVer.'east'portion,' warming trend west portion Fri-. day 'and -Saturday. Precipitation will' average less than one-tenth' inch in only Widely scattered showers mostly western' portion about Thursday. Lakes Michigan, Huron and Superior—Temperature will average near normal east portion to two to four degrees, above normal ex-, treme west portion. - Normal high 75 north to 86 "south. Normal low' 53 north.to 64 south. Little tern-* perature change over east portion through, period. Warmer west portion Friday and Saturday. Precipi- totiomwill average less than one- tenth inch southeast to near one- quarter inch northwest in scattered showers Wednesday and Thursday and in extreme west portion Tuesday. - Mr. and Mrs. Archie Anderson arid family, Mr. and* Mrs. George .Anderson and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Anderson, will attend the Anderson family reunion - at Harrison, July 21. . Saline Boy Scout Eddie Strait, and Explorers Gary Wild and Douglas MacKenzie are among the thousands of Boy Scouts at the four-week-long Scout Jamboree at Valley Forge. "When the encampment officially begins with the "rolh call Of the regions'' more thaji 55,000 scouts with their leaders will be living on the campsite made famous by the colonial army of George Washington. More than 18,000 Scouts arrived yesterday by plane, train, bus and auto With only a few mishaps marring the operation. * The giant state of Texas claimed two distinctions today: It had the first unit .to arrive. The unit was also "lost" on the train for 24 hours. Delayed by flood waters in the West and a last-minute sightseeing junket in the East, train 902 pulled in shortly after today's dawn, one day late. There was also an element of near tragedy. A bus carrying 37 Boy Scouts and three leaders from '| Johnstown^ Pa., caught fire as it traveled on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It was destroyed by flames that mushroomed up from the rear engine, but the Scouts, leaders and driver escaped safely. Very Modern Looking Mr. .and Mrs. .Kightlinger, Rickey, and Jan Kightlinger- Sharon Brock, Bob Sudman, and William Taylor; returned from their vaca- Ition at "Boyne.Cify this week. Mrs. Wright, and, daughters, Betsy and Carol; and Dolly Kempf, attended the Tiger Baseball game at Detroit Friday evening. An outdoor picnic for the Fun Club was held at the Raymond Alber residence yesterday. Real big and modern looking. A sign which is shown above, was erected on the. front of Leonard Still's' new hotel building last Saturday. The sign was put up high, 'so people coming into town from both ways can see the sign easily. Hertler Reunion Held Sunday Tlie fourteenth annual Hertler reunion was held - last Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hertler at Clinton with seventy- eight present. : . A delicious potluck dinner'- ■ w;as served at one o'clock. ' -./ The afternoon' was' spent socially with the children enjoying a fish pond,. The oldest member present was. George Jedele of Saline. The youngest was Ronald- Kohler, four month old son of Mr. and Mrs. Williard Kbhler^Of ^Clintpn... - ... The officers elected for the ensuing year -are;,. President, Herman Kohler Jr.; s'ec. and treas., Mrs. Herman- Kohler Jr. of Ypsi- lantr; entertainment, committee, Mr. and Mrs. Ai Church of Ypsiianti. ■Mr. and Mrs. Lorren Jedele invited the members to hold the 1958 reunion, at their home on Lindeman Road, Ann Arbor. Farm Bureau News •The farm bureau young people's group have planned a picnic Sim- day July 2*1. The picnic is to be held at Little Wolf Lake with Bess and Bob Tefft as hos't. It is to be potluck and-will start at 1:00p.m.' Anyone needing a ride ccmtact Mrs. Tefft Or chairman. Neil Stierle. The Tefft cottage vS East and North of "Napoleon, on Wolf Lake Road, left of the County Park. X I i^maiMiL^.
|Title||1957-07-18; 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;|
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