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\ Dexter— Under the direction of Mrs. Gilbert Pennock, the Cub Scouts above last Monday night put on a pageant depicting some of the oaths taken by people . from earliest recorded times up to the present. John Bowdish and David Pennock, frontiersmen, flank Chief Michael Webb in the front. Standing are John Davis, Jr., as an Athenian youth, Harvey Wheeler, Lynn Webb and Geoffrey Moffat as knights, and Lynn Webb as a Pilgrim. The pageant was a feature:'of the Dexter Cubs' annual blue and gold banquet last Monday.| evening at the Dexter Elementary School. .. —Photo by Stevens Dexter Cub Scouts Decorated Monday In Ceremonies At Elementary rSchool Dexter — Cub Scouts of Pack 128 received awards for their achievement, at a banquet and party last Monday night at the elementary .school. Receiving the Webelos badge and three service stars was Geoffrey Moffat. ^ Michael Dykeman, Tom Murray, Ed Wagner and Cliff Travioli all received service stars, and Ed in addition received a silver arrow and a gold arrow award. Charles Callis, Tom Crocker Jim Kennedy, Tom Stevens and Jack Walsh received service stars. John Bowdish, Robert Jacobs, Jon McLaughlin, Biilie Heaton Lynn Webb, Charles Wylie, Harvey Wheeler, and Richard Sadler, all received ' service stars, and Bowdish, McLaughlin and Wylie received silver arrow and gold arrow awards. Den mothers came in for their share of glory, " with awards "going to Mrs. John Davis, Mrs. Erwin Alley, Mrs. Lyle Bowdish, Mrs. Yates Kennedy and Mrs. Donald Moffat. . Den.chief's shoulder tabs and cords went to Bruce McShane, Richard Lyndon, Bruce Doll, Charles Hackney and Jim Sadler. Rev. A. P. Rickard, pastor of the Dexter Methodist Church told about Sir Robert Baden- Powell, founder of Boy Scouts. Donald Hackney, District Commissioner, told about the activities of the Portage Trails Council. James McShane, scoutmaster of Troop 28, Dexter, conducted a ceremony in which he re- received Geoffrey^ Moffat, John Bowdish, Gary Kopinski, Douglas Hartman, Robert Briggson, James Nuttle, and William Curts into the Bov Scouts. ' • *Mr. And Hrs. 59lii Wedditi j* . . *»r,> »*»./■>• JV--'*S V^^TSJ!**: ■SJ^^'^'V* ***«*■* Mr. and Mrs. George Laven- dar, S. State St., will observe their 59th wedding anniversary on March 4. Both Mr. and Mrs. Lavender came from Dixboro, where they were married in 1896. Mrs. Lavender was Lydia Hanby. They moved to their farm on South State Street 56 years ago, Beverley Silk, - * ftftal d feerstschier Engagement Told . Saline — Beverley Silk, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Silk, of Pontiac, and Cpl. Ronald Rentschler, son of of Mr. , and Mrs. Herman Rentschler, Saline, are engaged to be married. The engagement was announced last week by Mr. and Mrs. Silk. - .The couple met at Michigan* State Normal College. Both have graduated from the college, and Cpl. Rentschler is now on army duty at Ft. Ben- Mning, Georgia. They plan to marry in the fall. and Lavender farmed it until about four years ago, when hu suffered a heart attack. Mr. and Mrs. Lavender have three sons and a daughter. Another daughter died at the age of 21. Edward Lavender manages the farm, Clarence drives a city bus in Detroit, and Ernest is employed in Jackson Their daughter, Mrs. Grover Peters lives in Northville. No special plans have been made by Mr. and Mrs. Lavender for celebrating their anniversary. Last -year so many friends called that their anniversary had to be observed for two evenings, and it's expected that an equal number will visit them this year in another impromptu "affair. ta Creek Church Centennial Plans Await Pastor's Return Iron Creek — Committee appointments will be made and definite plans laid for the observance of the centennial of the Iron Creek United Church when Rev. and Mrs. Alviri Brazee return from Florida. They are expected before April 1. Their daughter, Mrs. Em- mett Noggle, and son David, who have been in Florida for the past month are expected home this week. The centennial celebration is scheduled to take place in May. irnegie Course hmmm Held Saline — A banquet and commencement exercises for graduates of the recently com pleted Dale Carnegie course were held last Thursday evening at the Legion Home- here. Presenting "the -diplomas were Larry Deede,,.: Saline;.. and Larry A served as director and associate director of the school. Recipients of the -diplomas: Paul Johnson, and Steve Kuzina, Milon; Mrs-. Jessie Deede, Saline; Vaughn Smith, Gerald Bergren, George Wedemeyer, Robert McCormick, Van Cook, Douglas Dennison, Jack Ship- man and Jack Steffe, Ann Arbor; Arthur Clark, Don Moray and Charles Bausano, Ypsilanti; George Summers and Nate Weinberg, Dexter. Highlights of. the evening's program included repeat performances of Bausano's, Deede's and McCormick's championship speeches, McCormick's class history, and Summer's i reading of the class poem. 1 Shipman was master of ceremonies. Bsnd Booster Meet To Plan For 5§!e Manchester — Members of the Band Boosters will meet at 8 p. jn., March 7, at the high school, to . make final plans for the fund-raising rummage sale set for March 19 and 19. The sale will be held in the grocery store formerly occupied by Hamilton's, Public Auction Set March 9 At $1 Mary Manchester — An auction, j open to the public, -will be held j in the basement of St. Mary's Catholic Church, at 8:30 p. m., March 9. Miscellaneous articles, all new, will be put up for sale. There will be' homemade candy, baked goods, aprons, potholders, garden bulbs and plants in the sale. fcrThe cornerstone for the new Manchester High School was laid Thursday morning, February 24th after a brief ceremony witnessed by the members of the Board of Education, Mr. Luther C. Klager, Mr. Laurin F. Leesonj Mr. Dan Boutell, Mr. Walter W, Schaible, "Mr. Laurel Breitenwischer, Supt. Fred" M. Atkinson, and Principal Robert R. Masten. The unexpected break in the weather made it possible for the contractor to begin construction on the main entry where the corner stone was laid ahead, of 'schedule, thereby preventing the Board of Education to announce and plan a public cornerstone ceremony. - - t- e Reporter VOL. 8, NO. 23 5c COPY PHONE NO. 3-4066 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1955 Ag. Science Saline — Open house and dedication rites for the new Agricultural Science addition to Saline High will be held Tuesday, March 15 at 8 p. m. Featured during the evening program will be a talk by Harry Niesman, chief of the agriculture division, Vocational Education of the Michigan Department of Education, a luncheon prepared under the auspices of the Saline Future Farmers themselves, and music by the trio of Ron and Duane Guenther and Dave Kuebler. ■ Carl Burmeister, member of At Saline High dedication Mar. 15 the Saline Area board of education, will dedicate the new building to the agricultural students. yThe addition to the high school includes a large ag shop room,.an ag classroom, and a storeroom for shop tools and parts. .* iThe high school ag students actually' started moving into their new quarters, last" week, but the open house and dedication was dated ahead to allow time for equipment and ( furniture on order ,to be delivered. Rural Youth Center uilding Confab Set Wednesday Ann Arbor—An open meeting next Wednesday, March 9, to which all interested rural folks j are cordially invited, will study and determine the building needs for a proposed rural youth center at the county fairgrounds. The 8 p.m. meeting, to toe held at the Washten aw Farm Bureau Store, will aim at definitely deciding what building facilities would best serve the needs of the youth center. It is hoped that enough concrete decisions will be arrived at, during the course of the meeting, that an architect will be able to take the matter from that point . . and embody the wishes of the rural interests in actual building plans. Representatives of the county Farm Bureau, Grange Home Extension Groups, Farm Bureau Women's Committee, 4-H Service Club and 4-H Council, Jun ior Farm Bureau and the Agricultural Council Committee are to attend the meet . .but it is emphasized that the ses,- 5ion:is.open to^the..public:juyl that"a*large turn-out, with con striictive suggestions, is desired. Chairmen Make Final Reports March of Dimes chairman from the cities and villages in the county will meet at 9:45 tomorrow morning, at the home of Mrs. Carl Rehberg, Ann Arbor, for a final report meeting- Mrs. Rehberg was county, chair man of the drive, which was held during the month of January. " ' Reports so far have pushed ■the total contributed past the goal of $65,000. Tomorrow's re^- port meeting is expected to bring the total past the $70,000 mark. M. He 5. Dance Nets $7156 For Polio - Manchester — A total of $71.56 was contributed to the March of Dimes in the three cannisters at the senior high school dance Saturday night. No admission charge was made and the dance was open to the public. Persons attending were asked to make a contribution to the March of Dimes. Bonnie Anthony and Mary Walz were in charge of the arrangements for the dance, Including decorations, and arranging for the orchestra ' .and the .task of -.cle^hing* up after thVp^ty^"- Girl Scouts To Be Entertained By Woman's Club Manchester — Approximately 70 members of the village Girl Scout troops will be entertained by the Woman's Club, at a party, at 7 p. m., March 15, in the high school gymnasium. The program for the evening will include entertainment by each of the four Girl Scout troops in addition to that planned by the Woman's Club. Mrs. Karl Rest, ,Mrs. Ray Trolz and Mrs. James Pratt are in charge of the program, and have not yet completed all arrangements North Lake W. S C. S. Meets Tomorrow To Gean-Up, Paint-Up North Lake — Members of the Woman's Society for Christian Service of the North Lake Methodist Church will meet all day tomorrow, at the church. The program for the day involves a spring clean-up arTa* "the women will paint the dining room. Mrs. Proctor 111 Courses Offered For Volunteer Leaders Of Girl Scouts, Brownies A course for volunteer Girl Scout leaders in Ann Arbor, Dexter, Chelsea, Ypsilanti and Whitmore Lake will begin March 15 and continue through May 10. More leaders are needed for all ages from third grade Brownies through senior high school, and the Girl Scout- Council of Washtenaw county is asking for volunteers to enrol' in the courses this spring. The-course will be given from 7:30 to 10 p. m., at Hilltop Camp. It will cover how to know and understand4 girls, stimulate and develop activities, get interesting people to share their hobbies with the girls, and develop good troop organization. There will be demonstrations, individual and group participation and discussion and personal conferences with instructors. A second course from 9:30 a m. to '2:30 p. m. will be given on outdoor skills, 'March 16 to 23. It is open to all adults interested in outdoor scout work. Other courses are planned in camp licensing and overnight trips, and to help Brownie leaders carry on into the intermediate program. - - . Persons interested in becoming girl scout leaders are asked to call the Girl Scout office atl NO 2-4534. * I Saline — Lancaster School on U. S.-112 was closed last week, but there was no rejoicing ^ among the students. The closing was necessitated by pneumonia which struck Mrs. Wesley Proctor, teacher of the school. During last week, no substitute was available for Mrs. Proctor . . but it was expected that the school would open, again last Monday with a fill-in faculty. Meanwhile the students- are pulling for Mrs. Proctor's recovery. -This ^appyA^prlngljhie^. Jhesy ^sag^^m^o^&s^i^ The Reporter last week: I would, like.-to report-a sign of Spring: On the way toi school this morning I. saw a robin. Eddy Ross 6435 Austin Road Saline, - Michigan .A", ^photographer, -.was--: dis-4. .' patclied" "tin the -scene immeSi^ ately, in hope that .the" robin might still be there,- to-pose for his. pictured He wasn't . .". but Eddy, nine year old, and his sister Mary 11, were . . and they agreed to re-enact* the springtime event ior. all -our winter-tired Teaders. - The red-breast made his first showing for Eddy at the old cemetery between the Ross farmhouse and. the Union, School. Best news this week! McCalla to Washington Whitmore Lake — Frank McCalla, former chairman of the Washtenaw Farm Bureau board of directors, and this year's county roll call chairman, for the farm group, leaves today for a trip to Washington proffered him by the Michigan Farm Bureau. , ' McCalla is one of nine county directors in Michigan who -are making the trip . ."which was made possible when the Michigan Farm Bureau" exceeded its membership quota in the recent roll call. The four-day outing will not be classed exactly as a vacation, Frank 'says. Scheduled for them is a busy round of activities in the nation's capital, including a planned visit with Ezra Taft Benson, secretary of agriculture. * , Community Hall Contract To Be Let By Dexter Within Another Week Dexter — The contract for the new community and fire hall will be let in about a week, according to Harry Peters, dark of the village council. Peters said 4%bids were received and opened at the council meeting, but a period of _ 45 days is allowed before the contract needs' to be given out. Dinner To Open Softball League Manchester — A dinner to inaugurate the softball season will be held at 7 p. m., March 10, at the Legion Hall. All six teams in the softball league and their sponsors will be represented, and the dinner is open to anyone interested. Teams in the league are: Schaible's Fireballs, Ford Local 891, Klager Chix, Grass Lake * Merchants, Clinton Chamber of Commerce, and Chelsea (sponsored by the Dexter Livestock Co.). " Charle Ane and Les Binga- man, of the Detroit Lions, will be the speakers at the dinner. Frank Reck will be toastmastei. Tickets may be secured from Don Sutton, or;_from any team manager. » "Members "of the Auxiliary of the American Legion will serve the banquet, under the chairmanship of- Mrs. William Romelhardt. Washtenaw Residents Among Students Receiving U-M Diplomas This Week eak In Water Line Closes Schools n Manchester At Noon Last Monday Manchester—A leaking water line which flooded the basement portion of the high school resulted In the closing of both the high school and elementary school at noon Monday. Repairs are expected, to be completed, and the.schools in session this morning. In order to repair the water- line, it was necessary to -let the fire in the furnace in the" high school go out, and wait for the heating-tunnels to. cool. Because the busese could-jiot transport high school students at noon and then transport eleihentary pupils in the afternoon, the children had to- use the same bus at noon. Ann Arbor — Diplomas will be going in the mail soon to 940 University of Michigan students who completed requirements for a degree - at the end of the Fall Semester in February.... Secretary Herbert G. Watkins said the Regents had given approval !to the degrees in a mail vote taken after the regular monthly meeting of the board had been postponed until February 25. -The Medical School is the only one of the University's lb schools and colleges which' did hot grant any degrees at this time. Heading the list was the School Of Graduate Studies with 434 degrees followed by the College of Literature, Science and "Arts with 150 degrees. The" other schools and colleges granting degrees and the number were: College of Engineering, 117; School of Business Ad-- ministration, 96; School of Education, 29; Law School, 28; College of Architecture and Design, 21; School of Natural Resources, 15; School of Music, 11; School of Social Work, 8; School of Public* Health, 7; School of Dentistry, 6; School ' of Nursing, 4; and College of Pharmacy, 1. - ■j The February degrees .bring to 1,827 the number granted thus far in the 1954-55 year since 887 .were awarded at the end of the Summer Session. Last February thee were 940 degrees granted and "989 at the end of the 1953 Summer Session for a total of 1,928. The University holds only one, commencement each year in June. Graduates who complete^ work" either in the Summer Session or the Fall Semester may take part in the June commencement. Out-Bounty students receiving degrees: Dexter — William Joseph Koselka, 1741 Lima Center Rd., Bachelor "of Science in Engine-. ering. ....-■ i Milan — Martha RomayneJ Seger, 203 County St., Master of Business Administration. Saline — Daniel Seger 'Hail, 6666 Saline Ann Arbor Rd., Bachelor of Science in Engine-. ering; "Clyde William -Hibbs, 215 E. Michigan Ave., Master of Arts; William Horvath, Wood- side Trailer Ct., Master l of Business Administration. Willis — Milton Duane Red- ick, 10900 Willow Rd. Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Willow Run -j- Car-mela Toni Baker, 1756 Quincy Ct., Bachelor of Arts in Education; Leonard U. Blumberg, 1251 Sudbury, Doctor of Philosophy; Henry Daniel Cannon, 1273 Sudbury, Master of Arts; lido Albert Caputo, 923 Heath Ct., Master of Science in Engineering; Robert Clark Fox, 1635 Tully Ct.,' Juris Doctor; Thomas Kinton Martindale, \ 1452 Dudley ct., Master of Business Administration; Robert Charles RathbUn, 1481 Lenox Ct., Doctor of Philosophy. Ypsilanti — Robert Orange Belcher,"508 Emmefct St., Doctor, of Philosophy; Anna Barbara Carlin, 411 *Ballard St., Doctor of Philosophy; Robert Sterns Carr, 1205 Roosevelt Blvd. Bachelor of Arts; Walter Howard Flint, 2550 Verna, Master of Science in Engineering; William. Justus Henderson, 1004 W.Cross St., "Master of Science in Engineering; George Daniel Hickman, 723 Cornell Dr., Master of Science; Norbert Daniel LaVally", 1149 Lester Ave., Master of Science in Engineering; Robert Nodine Ostrander, 307 S. Washington St., Master of Arts; Warren David Sanders, 10 N. Summit, Master of Science (deceased December 24, 1-954); Carl Wilson Signor, Jr., 2i40 W. Huron River Dr., Master of Science; Susan Stewart, 303 N. Huron, Bachelor of Arts jn Education; James Ralph Wolter, 460, Owendale, Bachelor of Business Administration; Gary Floyde Woodward, 613 St. John,. Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
|Description||An issue of a Washtenaw County, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly in Ann Arbor. Initial date of publication unknown, likely began in 1947. Earlier issues covered the entire county. Later issues focused primarily on the town of Saline. In May 1958, the newspaper offices moved to Saline and the title of the publication changed to Saline Reporter.|
|Subject/Keywords||Washtenaw County (Mich.) Newspapers; Saline (Mich.) Newspapers;|
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