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' i£, ^srvs. a, - in? ■■■m* Hi};--? PHONE NEWS, ADS NO.3-4066 THE REPORTER TH REPORTER VOL. 10, NO. 7-4WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31,1956 , "Fastest Growing Weehly In Washtenaw County" BcPER COFT — fa PEEXEAB < 1 / Radio Station PREVIEW OF THE HAPPY SEASON COMING for deer_ hunters was given last week by Gene Darnell in Dexter. Coming back from a successful bow-and-arrow hunting trip to Mio, Michigan, Gene poses proudly with the 150-pound doe which the Darnells bagged. It was Gene's father, Rex Darnell, of Jackson Road, who got the doe, but the whole family fen- joyed his success. G.O.P. DIGNITARIES TO JOIN DEXTER TORCHLIGHT PARADE DEXTER — A torchlight parade with lanterns, flashlights, band music, paper streamers, and "all the fixin's" will wind through Dexter Saturday night to introduce Republican candidates for office to- residents of the area and encourage a bigger vote on«election day. *> Republican candidate for Secretary of State John B. Martin will ride in the lead car, and will speak briefly at the rally which will climax the festivities. Clarence Reid, candidate for Lt. Governor, is also expected to be present. ' All Republican county candidates -yvill also join in the parade, which will form at the local Baker Road athletic fiald at 7:30 p. m. and wind in and out among Dexter streets to" the music of Jimmy Murray's six-piece band playing, among-other numbers, Irving Berlin's 1956 composition "Four More Years." Flashlights and covered lanterns must replace the old-time flaming torches to eliminate fire hazard. General chairman of the affair is Davis Sellards, of Dexter. Committee heads include Yates Kennedy, arrangements; Mrs. Wayne Waggoner and Mrs. L. W. Wylie,* decorations;-Erwin Scherdt and L. W. Wylie, transportation; Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Butler, hospitality; and William Urquhart, master of ceremonies. The parade is sponsored by Dexter and Scio Township Republican groups. ChaiTman of the Scio Township -Republican organization is Davis Sellards.* Chest Drive Hits $3,000 Mark In Manchester ^ MANCHESTER — Solicitors in the Manchester Area United Red Feather-Red Cross drive were urged this week by James" C. Hendley, chairman of the drive, to complete their work as soon as possible. Official date for closing the campaign was Oct. 31. . A total of only $3,021.50 of the §7,000 goal has been turned in so far, Hendley reported. Village solicitors have a total of $400 out of their 81,000 quota, and the business division has turned in §275. This division has a goal of $2,800. The rural division has made a good showing, and has a^total of $817 turned in. Chairman is Mrs. Laurel Rfeitenwischer. Local organizations have reported $271, the FordJVtotor Co. has contributed $200, and the 351 employees at Ford's have contributed $1,058.50, - ■■"-" - This - year, contributions to the drive include funds for the Community C h e s t, . "various health organizations, .as- well -as for the->Ited Cross? Hendley pointed out, and the. goal was set carefully. There will be no separate Red Cross drive iri March asthere has beeh-ih past years. Chelsea K. Of C. Plans "Dance Saturday Night * C H E L S E A — The Chelsea Council of the Knights of Columbus will sponsor a dance Saturday night, Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in the Chelsea High School gym. There will be old time, modern and western dancing to tjie music of- the OK Country Boys. Tickets may be purchased from any K. of C. member, or at the door. Dexter Church Group Plans Annual Dinner, Bazaar DEXTER—The annual bazaar and a ham dinner will be given by-members of St. Joseph's Altar Society, at the K. of C. Hall, Nov. 3. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. In addition to the usual items at the bazaar, personalized Christmas cards and Christmas' wrapping will be on sale. The' bazaar and dinner are open to the public. 20th CenturyCluh To Meet Nov. 6 ,- MANCHESTER — American Folk SOngs will be the subject of the program for the meeting of the Twentieth" Century Club at 8 p.m., Nov. 6. The group will meet at the home of Mrs., James. Pratt, and Mrs. George Nichols ,of Tecumseh, will be co-hostess. Mrs. Raymond Neuderfer and Mrs. Martha DuBois "will be in charge of the program. Committee Plans Parade W Webb Reports No Dexter Bus ■* Drivers At Fault DEXTER — A number" \rf alarmed parents have called the superintendent's office at the Dexter Schools, following a newspaper story last weeli||hat a Jacksoft railroad _nah"*hi^3c- cused some buses Jj. Washtenaw County of not using caution at railroad crossings. H. C. Clark, of Jackson, a locomotive engineer, and secretary of Local 240 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, was reported to have said in Jackson that lie was preparinga- letter to be sent to Clair L. Taylor, superintendent of public instruction, describing-negligence on the part of some school bus drivers at railroad crossings in Jackson, Washtenaw and Calhoun counties. No specific school buses were mentioned. Wayne Webb, Superintendent of- Dexter Schools, which have 16 buses, immediately denied the charges as applying to Dexter Schools. On Monday, Webb said he could find no incidences where regulations had not been followed, and he certainly had .heard of no near-accidents of buses at railroad "Crossings. SALINE—Plans for a co-operative nursery association will be discussed at a meeting of interested women to be held at the Saline Elementary School, at 8 p.m., Nov. 13. Mrs. William Bailey, of Saline, is in charge of arrangements, and is being assisted by Mrs. Marian Barclay, of the Elementary School. VThe program will include a panel discussion of the Nursery Association by Mrs. Donald A. Lussenden, of the Stone School District; Mrs. William Goodwin, of Ann Arbor, Treasurer,of the Michigan Council of Cooperative Nurseries, and Mrs. Norman Banhart, chairman of the Triangle Nursery in Ann Arbor. The Cooperative Nursery Association is a non-profit organization, with more than 100 nurseries in Michigan affiliated Dexter Band Plays In Voters' Parade CO-OP NURSERY FOR SALINE TO BE DISCUSSED AT MEET with the State Association. Mrs. Marion Barclay is a member of the Michigan State Council of Cooperative Nurseries, which has representatives from all over the state; She was chairman of the first Ann"Arbor cooperative nursery in 1938. The proper start of a cooperative nursery involves parent education, Mrs. Barclay said. The plan offers a trained teacher and supervised play. The mothers take part in observation and in supervision. Children four years old, and a few at age three, are accepted in\ the nurseries for a half-day program. Tuition is charged to pay expenses, which may include rent, equipment, snacks for the children and a teacher's, salary. Everyone interested is asked **to come to the meeting on Nov. 13. License Climaxes Long Campai NAME ELLIS PRATT NEW HEAD OF WASHTENAW FARM BUREAU By Grace Kennedy SALINE—During 1957 Saline will begin to go on the air! On Wednesday, October 24 (just too late to get into last week's 1*?- sue of the Reporter) the Federal Communications Qommis- sion announced that a license had been granted to the Saline Broadcasting Company to build and operate a 500 watt radio station four miles-north of Saline. The broadcasting studio will be located on the farm of Howard Singleton, Brassow Road, in Lodi Township. FCC licensing culminates twp and a half years of effort in the planning of this project. The new station will operate on 1290 kilocycles during the daytime hours..Call letters fcave not yet been determined; the FCC will send a list of available ones, .from which a suitable combination will be chosen. The building contractor plans SALINE — Ellis Pratt, of Pleasant Lake Road near Manchester, was elected president of the Washtena-vvT-ounty Farm Bureau r*5ard of directors at a reorganization meeting held Thursday evening, Oct. 25th at the Saline Township Hall. Emerson Haeussler of Saline was elected vice-president. The meeting; at which new directors recently elected took their place on the board, was held following a dinner served by the Farm Bureau Women's Committee. Emma Howeisen was retained for another year as secretary, and treasurer of the organization. Bess Tefft will remain as editor of the Farm Bureau paper, a monthly publication. DEXTER—Booming out the vote for the Ann Arbor Jaycees' recent "Get Out The Vote Rally" was the Dexter High School band? This non-partisan effort _. ^^^"^^"T^TX^ . . „.. *!.;. .£*_,,_. ._,- +„„_.'ter's Book Store. Ann:Arbor, will be on display, Tahging.from Book Sale Offers Good Buys For Manchester-Ites MANCHESTER —An opportunity to buy books for Christmas gifts will be offered local: residents Thursday, I^-iday and SatTirday, when -the P.TA.. Book Fair "wiUbe held at the Methodist .Churchi. Hours v of the sale are 2-9 p.m., Wednesday .and Saturday, and '2-5 p.m., Thu*rsday arid Friday. . " "* ^ A selection of boofe from Sla- to get all the voters out took the form of a, parade in Ann Arbor, Monday evening," Oct. 29. This will probably be the last time these Republicans and Democrats work together-until Dee or Adlai take over. pre-school to recent books "for adults. ,"* .y»v.- Proceeds from-"the sale will be used by the -P.T.A. for a school project. ,. High Hjonor Given Brother Of Carl Curtiss -- Charles Curtiss, brother of Carl Curtiss, Saline, was accorded honors this month by the Senate of the State of Mich-** igan. He came to Hillsdale from his home outside Washington, D. C, Oct. 25 to be awarded a Michigan Senate citation. After graduation from Hillsdale High School in 1907, Curtiss went on to graduate frbm Michigan State College, then received a Masters degree from, Columbia University. He is now regarded as the nation's No. 1 highway construction man, and Christmas Card Sales Set For Dystrophy Fund ANN ARBOR — Attractive, richly-finished, four-color cards that will solve the yearly problem of selecting Christmas Cards — while at the same time helping the.fight against dreaded Muscular Dystrophy — are being unveiled across the nation to start pouring footings for the tower .and studio building as soon as . possible. f When the structure is completed and equipped, actual ijroadcasting- will begin. It i_ anticipated that" the new station will go on the air next spring. / Eventual expap-sion into television is^hot planned. Officers of the Saline Broadcasting Company wee.: Meredith . Bixby;" Saline, [president; Eugene Hannah, Ajfn Arbor, vice president; William Crim, Saline, secretary; and Henry Leutheuser, Saline, tteasureE^Ffas* directors are all from^aaline: Carl A. Curtiss, Milton Hartman, and Charles Uphaus. Stockholders include Walter T. Anicka, Ann Arbor, Walter _ Hinderer, Manchester; and Dr. Harold A. Miller, Everett Esch, Arthur Moehn, and Robert Merchant, all of Saline.. The president, Meredith Bixby, is well known tar and wide as the producer^ of Meredith's Marionettes, enchanting shows which each year are shown to thousands pf school children Over a large area. Mi". Bixby is also a "ham" radio operator and a member of the Huron Val- leyAmateur Radio Association. His charming wife will be the Program Director of women's programs for the new radio station. Mrs. Bixby has had extensive experience >in this line of work. The Saline Broadcasting Com- ly local chapters throughout, the thldtetionlo^ored hi^lor his nati°n, feature a &stive,^contem- achievements in this field, signaling the' launching of the ^ „ „_ 1956 ^Muscular Dystrophy pan^planri publTcT^viVsta tion with "emphasis on live programming. Many programs of especial interest to rural listeners iare planned. Also children's programs will be aired arid in- Shristmas Card Campaign. Cards for this 5th annual Mus cular Dystrophy Christmas Card Sale, conducted by independent- Pleasant Bake PTO To Hear Talk By JudgeBreakey PLEASANT"LAKE — Judge James R. Breakey, Jr., will be the featured sfieaker at a meeting of the P.T.O., at 8 p.m.,- Nov,,13, at the Pleasant Lake School. Title of Judge Breakey's address will be: "What is Our Responsibility j>line?" DEXTER SQUAD THREATENED, BUT DUTCH WON TO TAKE FIRST LEAGUE OF LAKES GRID TITLE porary version of, the traditional Christmas Tree motif. Voluntary contributions of purchasers, rather than a fixed price, will be accepted for the cards— though purchaseh's figts are usually equivalent to the sum normally spen on Christmas cards each season. Proceeds from the sale are used for research on the cause and cure, therapy and rehabilitation, and defraying the prohibitive arid continuing erxpens- Towards D i s e i- ff, of * the mysterious, disease. IMusculajy Dystrophy —- which __ j most often strikes children be-" * tween (three and thirteen, is 100% fatal, and -for which baffled medical science has been unable to find a cause, treat? ment, or cure — depends at present almost entirely on voluntary efforts similar to the Christmas Card Sale. " Funds realized" through local campaigns across the nation will support theNMDAA's many important projects on all levels . . . with 75 per cent of funds going to the national organization, and 25 per cent retained' for local use. PLAN CARD PARTY On Thursday, Nov. 8 from 1-.3& to 7:30, there will be a public card party at the Ann Arbor Y. W. C. A. There will be a variety of games and door prizes will be awarded.- This party is for the benefit of the Y. W. C. A. fund in other countries. DEXTER—Presaging the up- men's power began to tell on sets to conje on the black Saturday that struck, down Michigan and Michigan State .last weekend, the Dexter Dreadnaughts last Friday night tore into the Manchester Dutchmen and made a real football battle of the game before bowing 25 to 6. Dexter eould have been expected to be swamped. Her-only previous win had come at the expense of Hartland, 12 to 61 The Dutchmen had -pounded- Hartlahd 71 to 0. But Friday Dexter led at the half by the score of 6 to 0. The third quarter was rap-and-tuck, ending with a tie score 6 to 6. In the f oiirth quarter the Outch- Dexter's inexperienced squad,s ,TDs. arid Manchester powered over .three more touchdowns to win 25 to. 6. The win gave Manchester undisputed possession of the ^League bf. Lakes championship for this year. Even more impressive than the championship is the margin of victories which the Dutchmen compiled during the season. The Dutch eleven has scored 201 jreirits, while holding their op- pon^ts to a total of pnly^20 points, .this season. , - " trading scorers for the Manchester team are Connie (Son- yer and Jerry Meyer, each of downs and two points after To add luster to the Manchester season, the team need add only One more'win, against Clinton, ter nail down their first "all-win" sfeaspri in the school's grid history. Band Boosters Plan Rummage Sale At McGuire's Store MANCHESTER -^ The local Band Boosters organization will hold a rummage sale this Friday and Saturday at McGuire's store in Manchester. Friday hours 1or the sale will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, the sale will con- -whoin have scored nine touch-tinue from 9"a.m. to 9 pre formation pertaining to public awareness of Civil ^Defense measures broadcast. Other plans include daily newscasts of local items for the small towns in the area which do not have daily newspapers.; „ . The REPORTER wishes good luck to' Saline's newest enterprise! Dance Glasses To Resume Nov. 7 ' PLEASANT LAKE — The dancing class sponsored by the P.T.A. will be resumed on Nov. 7. Hours are ""from 7:30-9:30 p.m., at the -Pleasant Lake School. Children from the sixth grade on tand their parents are eligible to attend. Instruction is given by Pete Noll, of Ypsilanti." Turkey Supper! f MANCHESTER—The annual turkey supper sponsored by the W.S.C.S. *- of the Methodist Church will be given Nov. 7, in the church" dining, room. The dinner will be family style arid serving will begin at 5 p.m. The affair is open to tits" public. '56 SALINE COMMUNITY DRIVE NEARS HALFWAY MARK SALINE — A $210.32 total contribution, just turned in by Mrs. Pearl Wild from the Bridgewater area, brought Saline's Community Chest drive campaign to $2788.12, less than half of the proposed area-gbaL . iSfot all areas have reported, but individuals are urged again to remember" that the campaign is mahy^in-one. A lair'contribution' then, should be the total of what orie ordinarily gives to; Red Cross, the local drive, and the United Fund. JSome solicitors who have not been mentioned before, "but who have assisted in the drive, are Mrs. George Camburn, Mrs. William Klein, and Mrs. Ray .Alber, serving "ih the northeast section headed by Mrs. Meredith Bixby.'. 1 Assisting T^rancis Lockwood inthesoutheast section of^Saline were Mrs. Sam Lambarth, Alwin . Gross, Lester McCoy, ;Rpbert Moon, Rev. Alvin Siem- sen, Howard Johnson and Mrs. NormanElfring.
|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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