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\ * STJBSCRIBEKS NOTE If you do not get your copy of rhe- Reporter on publication Say, please phone NO 3-4066 THE REPORTER v1 VOL. 9, NO. 45—THURSDAY, JULY 26,1956 5c PER COPY — $2 PEH YEAR "Fastest Growing Weekly In Washtenaw County" l-% Democrats Plan Session Saturday Night In Names Five New Teachers For Dexter School System Washtenaw County Deino- crats will meet their candidates I at a rally and dance to be held j Saturday, July 28 at the Local HINT OF FAIR TIME AHEAD is this scene on the farm of Mr. and Mrs Eussell Fuller, north of Manchester on the Chelsea Road, Daughters Elaine and Mary Fuller are mighty busy these days grooming their steers for the Manchester Fair coming next month. Elaine's project will he entered in Manchester Steer Club competition, and Mary's steer will he entered in the 4-H showings. YACKITY- YAK The interests of the farmers are uppermost in the minds of the sponsors of the Michigan Field Days "and Plowing Match which will beN held in Consta- tine, Michigan on August 27 and 28. Entertainment, speakers, exhibits and educational features have been especially prepared for the benefit of farmers and the addition of contour plowing to the contest program is expected to attract additional entrants and provide an interesting feature for the viewers. Heretofore, level land plowing has been the only event. The feature attraction of the event is the appearance of Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson who will speak on Tuesday afternoon, August 28. *" •" Jay Gould of station WOWO, Ft. Wayne, will again emcee the event which will be held this year on the Harold. Outman farm, north of Constantine. • The Constantine Rotary Club, sponsors of the affair, will have the assistance of the Michigan State University Extension Service and the Soil Conservation District. The'latter are arranging many tours and demonstrations of the latest developments in better farming methods. A program of home- making is also being planned, which will be of interest to women. County Agents and Soil Conservation Districts have the contest entry blanks. "Trophies and cash awards will go to the first four place winners with additional Plowing Contest for the winners of first and second : places. . * Even the inveterate gambler doesn't know when the first deck of playing* cards was. manufactured. \ The orgin of playing cards is cloaked in uncertainty, but some contend with the Chinese ih the 12th Century. Odd facts: There are 52 weeks in the .year as. there are 52 cards in the deck. There -are 13 cards in a suit as there are 13 lunar months' in the year. of the earth's crust, but is so intricately concealed that its existence eluded scientists until it was destroyed in 1807 by Sir Humphrey Davy British electro- chemist. Kink Saud of Saudi Arabia takes top honors for elegance on wheels. He has a fifty - foot mobile palace, made by a U. S. trailer concern, for visiting distant subjets. Dominating the perambulating throne room is American - made rose - colored carpet.. The first president of the United States, ,says National Geographic Society, was not George Washington. He. was John Hanson of Maryland — under the Articles of Confederation. ' Aluminum was once considered a precious metal, more valuable than gold, until the French scientist Deville succeeded in his search for a low - cost method of production which reduced the cost from $545 to $17 per pound. The matchbook is an important political aid in Texas. Local candidates in the state average 25,000 matchbooks to advertise themselves while gubernatorial aspirants often give away as many as a million during a campaigi). A 25 - watt bulb eould be kept continuously lit for two weeks on the power required "to produce -one pound of aluminum. The power to make one ton wpuld light:the average house for a generation. Despite our world =-wide xxon- mercial operations, the principal region for the foreign trade of the United-States is the Western Hemisphere, with this area accounting for more than 40 per cent, of .our exports .and 55 per cent of our imports. - Aluminum is the most plenti* ful non - ferrous metal in the world. It represents one-eighth Escape: To -the list of dramatic escapes" from the Communist empire there was added last week the story of a mid - air gun battle in a Hungarian commercial airliner. The plane had- taken off from Budapest Friday evening. Soon afterward anti - Communist passengers, including a former pilot, moved in on the crew. Shots were exchanged. The crew was overpowered, and the former pilot took the controls and flew the plane to the U. S. Air Force base atlngolstadt in West Germany. Twelve of the nineteen persons aboard the plane have been hospitalized for injuries. Seven of the total have asked for asylum in the West. The Test will be sent back. More than three - fourths (77 per cent) of persons living five "to ten miles away from their place of employment, and more than five - sixths of those living more than ten miles away, depend on cars for home- to-work transportation. All wool used in American carpets is non - American. While U. S. sheep produce wool that is ideal for clothing and blankets, only imported wool is tough\and "springy" enough to withstand floor traffic. . Thafs champion!: Englishmen love to'tell the story of the Yorkshireman who once took his son tp the Roses Match, the annual championship cricket game between Lancashire and Yorkshire. At the luncheon break the father sent the son home to get some sandwiches which "they had forgotten in their excitement. Two hours passed, play was resumed and still the boy had.not returned. Finally he came running up breathlessly and said: "Aye, father; summat terrible's happened—house is burnt down, mother's dead", sister's in hospital." - The father replied, "That's nowt, lad, there's been tragedy" here, too — Hutton's out." Last week at Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth knighted Len Hutton, pride of Yorkshire and one of cricket's all - time greats. The dragon tree -of Spain's Canary Islands sometimes readies 50 feet in (sreumfer- fence. Islanders once used the dark - red resin, called dragon's blood,' to embalm their kings DEXTER — Five new teach-j ers have signed contracts to, teach in the Dexter schools next year, according to an announ,ce--[ ment by" Wayne Webb, superin-] tendent of schools. All posi-j tions are now filled, Webb said, j except that of an art teacher. * A new football coach and a basket ball coach will be on the staff in the fall. Donald Mclntyre, who has been a football coach at Almont High School for six years, willi take over the duties of football coach and will teach history and science in the high "school." The new basketball coach will be Herbert Whitaker, formerly of the Potterville, Michigan High School, where he was basketball coach. In the Dexter High 'School he will teach biology and science. Mrs. Barbara Van Stenburgh, from the Birmingham High ! _ School, will teach Spanish and have library duties. Miss Jill Johnston, a June adustS-ifGE" "western Michigan College, will teach music. In the Elementary School, Mrs. Frances Walsh, of Dexter, will teach a new section of the fourth grade. Mrs. Walsh has taught previously in the Dexter Schools. The school system- now has a total -of 43 teachers. WEIMER FAMILY HOLDS REUNION AT FRED BRAXJNS' SALINE — A reunion of the Weimer family was held Sunday, July 22, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Braun, of Bemis Road, Saline. The 55 members present enjoyed a potluck dinner at noon. Mrs. George Bohnett took the honors as the oldest member present. Susan Denise Leonard, three - month - old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Leonard, Ann Arbor, was the youngest member of the elan at the re- Union. Guests were present from Saline, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Dearborn, and Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. Fluoridation Clinic Set For Saline SALINE — The Fluoridation Clinic will be held in the Agriculture Room in the High' School from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., July 30 - August 14. The clinic is being held on an appointment basis, and the dates have not been changed TALLEST STRUCTURE EST SALINE AREA is the new water tower at the Universal Die Casting and Manufacturing Plant. The recently completed structure, fed by the company's own wells, will assure the die easting plant a plentiful supply of water, required in huge quantities for its manufacturing operations. In the foreground of tlie picture is another phase of the firm's current expansion program. An addition to the buffing department and the shipping and receiving floor was started recently, and was expected to be completed by this time. But shortages of structural steel, brought about by the industry-wide steel strike, has stymied work on the building. Work will be resumed on the addition as soon as the steel is once again available. . Maiville Named F.H.A. Supervisor For This Area George E. Maiville is the new County Supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration for Washtenaw, Wayne and. Monroe counties, replacing Patrick J. O'Malley'who has been Acting County Supervisor for two years, at the same time being Area Supervisor. v Mr. Maiville is a native of Lake County and has taught Veteran Agriculture at St. Johns for four years and Vocational Agriculture at Beaverton two years and served as Principal at Maple Rapids one year. The Farmers Home Administration makes loans for livestock and tools, farm purchase and improvement, tiling, irrigation and soil conservation purposes. The local office serving Washtenaw, Wayne and Monroe, counties is in Room 17 of the County Building in Ann Arbor. Grossman Injured In Trailer Fire At Pleasant Lake .MANCHESTER — Rollie Grossman, Manchester volunteer fireman, suffered an injured ankle in a fire in a house trailer at the Hoener" Trailer Park, in Freedom Township Monday evening.. The trailer, occupied by Jack It. Daniels of Pleasant Lake, was destroyed. Daniels told firemen he was asleep when the blaze started. Firemen pulled the trailer to the road to prevent flames from, spreading to other property. • Campbell To Occupy ~y Saline Pulpit As Guest ~ SALINE — Loren W. Campbell, Ann Arbor attorney, and former pastor of the Dixboro Methodist Church, will lie the guest minister at the Saline Methodist (^ureh,' August 5. Key. Benish will be on vacation. f oraado To Get Loucl Dexter Toot DEXTER — Two long blasts of 30 seconds each on the fire siren will be used to alert firemen and residents to the danger of a tornado in the immediate area of the village, it has been announced by fire chief Art Lovell. The signal is designed primarily fo call the firemen to tlie fire station, rather than as a warning to residents in the village, the chief said, but it is expected to serve in both capacities. Lovell emphasized the fact that the signal would not be used when state police report a tornado some distance away but only when one is sighted in the immediate vicinity.. The 30 - second signal was tried out at 7:15 p.m. Monday evening. The signal is regularly blown for-fires in short eight- seconds cycles, and this signal will continue as usual. ■ " '"■ Dexter Fire Crew Calls At Trinkles' DEXTER — Firemen were called Jo the Trinkle Farm on Trinkle Road Monday afternoon as a precautionary measure when a fuse on an Edison pole caught-fire near a barn on the farm. Firemen stood by until the danger was pasj. 849 Hall, Chidester and Spring Streets, Ypsilanti. Arranged by the Ypsilanti City Democratic Committee, the affair will feature the music of L. D. and his orchestra. " County Democrats have two contests in the August 7th primary election. Alice S. Filie, Ann Arbor Township and *FfariKlin J: "Shepherd, Ypsilanti, Township are entered in the -race for the Second Congressional. District Democratic nomination: For the right to be party nominee for the Second Legislative District seat, Aloy- sius P. (Ollie) Minick of Willis is being challenged by Ypsilanti realtor George L. Robins. Minick was the 1954 Democratic candidate for that office. Other candidates who will be present are: Arthur E. Carpenter, East Ann Arbor, running for State Senator; Morris Janowitz, Ann Arbor, candidate for the Legislature in the First District; Walter A. Gregg, Whitmore Lake, candidate for Prosecutor; Lawrence Olter- sdorf, Superior Township, candidate for Sheriff; Annette C. Hodesh, Ann Arbor, for County Clerk; Virgil L. McAllister, Saline, for County Treasurer; Agnes B. FitzGerald, Salem, for Register of Deeds; Wayne H. Predmore, Sr., York Township, for Drain Commissioner; James_ N. (Bud) Davis, Ypsilanti, for Coroner; arid Richard D. Bare, Ann Arbor, for Surveyor. Frank Sczymanski, Michigan Auditor General recently appointed to fill the vacancy in that office, will be present to represent the State Administrative Board. v The committee for the affair includes: Layton'Stoddard, Burleson Fitzharris, Edna Hed- rick, Bud Davis, Evelyn Matthews, and Clara Owens, all of the Ypsilanti Committee. PLANNINCfc A BIG SAUNE STREET DANCE, members of the Teen Agers dance committee headed by Judy Hunt map the derails, on the site of the August 1 event. The dance is just one of the summertime activities sponsored by the Saline Recreation Committee. It will be held on East McKay Street, adjacent to the high school gym entrance and will feature' lire organ music and records for dancing. Admission will involve " only the presentation of Teen Canteen.members' ticket, costing 25c. Any teen - ager is welcome, stag or drag. Committee members . . . along with a helper or two . . . . Jan Jeppesen, Paula Stralnic, Sandiland Bowen, Judy Hunt, Jo AViebusch, Paul Engel, Mrs. Raymond Alber, '*_H. .
|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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