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PHONE NEWS, ADS NO 3-4066 THE REPORTER THE REPORTER VOL. 10, NO. 32—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1957 "Fastest Growing Weekly In Washtetmw County" 5c PER COPY — $2 PER YEAB ^«f* *** '57 Prep Baseball, Track Opens Weatherman's O.K DEMOCRATS FLAN CONCLAVE AT ANN ARBOR'S CITY HALL ANN ARBOR — The Wash- ton Stoddard, membership 'chair- '\$?' tenaw County Democratic Committee will hold a regular meeting Thussday, April 25 at 8:00 , p.m. ia the Council Chambers of the Ann Arbor City Hall. Aecordin'g to Mrs. Howard Biackenburg, Ypsilanti, Democratic County Chai-fKaan, the agenda wiH include deports on legislative action fey Mrs. Wil- "bur Cohen and Miss Carol Lud- ington, plans iter Democratic Party Night, wMch is a nationwide event sponsored by the National Committee to take place on May 21, and the selection "Of a county precinct worker to be honored at the Michigan Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. One worker from eareh of Michigan's Congressional Districts will be honored. Washtenaw Democrats earned -the privilege of naming a woi-ksr because of their record achievement in the April 1 electassn. "We are very pr©ad of the im- proved"voter partfeipation in the electron," Mrs. Blafdkenburg stated. "Our highest previous percentage of the 'County vote in recent years was the 44 per cent cast for Governor Williams in. 13_S November "election. On April 1, 45 per cent of Washtenaw's vote was castfer State Superintendent of Public Instruction 3_,ynn M. Baatffett and.Highway' (Commissioner John Mackie." Other business of the meeting twill include Reports from Mrs. Wendell Fesj, Ann Arbor, F_-' nance DrivE*Chairman, and Las*-: man. The meeting is open to all interested Democrats. FARM COUNCIL SELLS ACRE TO FARM BUREAU SALINE — The Washtenaw Farm Council has solid one acre of its recently purchased land on the Saline-Ann Arbor Rd. to the Washtenaw Farm * Bureau which will develop its own facilities there, including offices, meeting rooms and lunch rooms. According to Frank McCalla of the Farm Council, the Council will develop livestock facilities on part of the remaining acreage and hopes to have this ready in time for the fall 4-H show. He reports that it is now questionable that the projposed rural activities center will fee developed -in the near future. Bill Demsham, /r. Wins Washtenaw 4-H Ptew Contest MANORS' 25TH ANNIVERSARY COMES SUNDAY MANCHESTER — The Washtenaw -County 4-H Etowingj champion .for 1957 is WiUiam Densham, Jr. -of Dexter. With' weather :and soil co_Kli±ion£| ideal for taring plowing, 11 4-H; "Tractor X_li_b members displayed: •their hest plowing Saturday/ April 20. aa.e contest, sponsored' !by Standacfi Oil Company .and the .Caojp.e__a_tive Extension JSer- ■vice, was'.h_M at the WiMsIBas- isefct farm, .Manchester. 'The 11 contestants made <piick work cef plowing agpraaxi- •ma_.ely 25 acres. Judges for. the plosang jatst were Beih£_tt White,-Michigan State UinSHer- -slty. Agricultural Engineer, .Eat O'Malley, Farmers Home .Ad-, -ministration and Donald 3L .Johnson, County Agricultural J Agent. Prior to the contest Mr. "White presented a diseassion demonstration on plow adjustment, using contestants' tractors and plows. William Haeussler, -of,/Manchester, placed second in the contest and Richard Wheeler, of Whitmore Lake, placed third. William Densham, Jr. will represent Washtenaw County in the State Plowing Contest to be held in September at the State 4-H Club Show. 4-H Club Leaders who assisted in the contest were Willis Hassett, Robert Heller, Charles Trinkle and William Densham.* MANCHESTER — Mr. and Mrs. J. WillaM Matter 'of 7501 lEiseman Rd. wall celebrate their twenty-fifth weMiflg anniver- ssary Sunday, April 28, at an •open house in i&eir 3rome. ZEhey were married on April '23 in 1932.at *t"he&-0_ne of Mrs. Manor's -par-enis, HSfes." Edward lambarth of Pleasant Lake Rd. •and the "late Mr. "Lambarth. Mrs. luambarfe 'is -plctmang the open- Ihouse c^brst'ion, which will .2ast from _2 -to -8 jprni. "Friends, ■neighbors and -relatives will be •present. "The -TSfenors Ihasae three sons; j ILeroy, .22, who Is ^attending a College ml Applied Science, in i jDetroit; CHiffora, _14, who attends .Manchester IHigh School; and,_Da_e, IQ/.whBiis at Pleasant Lake Schaol. AN OUTSTANDING FEATURE of the Confirmation Reunion to be held this Simd. y at St. Paulas Evangelical and Reformed Church, Saline will be-an exhibition of confirmation class pictures. The oldest one on display will be that of the 1908 class, first at St. Paul's, shown above. How many of the "members do you recognize? They're listed as they're known today. Kneeling in the front row are Mrs. Arthur Heininger, George Mohrharilfc, deceased, and Mrs. Arthur Hieber. Seated in the second row, left to right: Ernest Zahn, Mrs. Chris Volz, Mrs. Eva Miller, deceased,' Kev. Papsdorf, Mrs. Lilliam Burgan, Mrs. Odessa Weber, deceased, and Julius Feldkamp. _ In the next ro\v? Mrs. Cora Smith, Mrs. EUen Wenk, deceased, Mrs. Tema Layher, Mrs. Bertha Schill, Mrs. Alma Wittbracht and Mrs. Amelia Maynaawl, deceased. In the Dack row: Alvin Rentschler, de- ceased> Mrs. Ed Warner, Elmer Feldkamp, Mrs. Martha Holaapf el and Grover Alber. EGG HUNT PRODUCES WINNERS j SALINE—More than __@0 -kiddies tunned «_ut for the Saline Jaycees" <egg"hunt last J&ifearday which was iheld in t_ae Salinfe Park. Winners In the "jBte-fschodl group were': first prsze, ScotSt Sa(£kett; 'second prise, Jackie Leoi_ar_l;; "tfh'ird prize, Michael Wright;; -fourth prise, IBruee Marism, In iflie 'Kindergarten and first graafe rgx_n|p,N Ciuid_3e -S_an_j found iboth the first _prize and: thftral jprize '-eggs, ami ^Georgia1 Beal w_E3 tfhe .second garize winner. •John Harvey won -first prize i te'the group'made *cjp 3. f second.' 'third and fourth /gcaders, aifi. Slandy Sloan was "second. Caissl 32ngel came up *w3th a third ■place prize and Ssasen Sie_i*e.en was fourth. The eggs were 5fi3den by 'Cub JScouts of Mrs. HaSfce Strait's den, •and Don Rapp took change of ithe hunt. By the way, tiiie"4th prize egg in the IrindesgaTten -and first grade group "was inever jfaund, so any eager beavers who qualify to enter that _®ce^.an£still win themselves a prize. TRA1__ER _FIRE TAKES LOCAL FAMILY'S HOME CHELSEftr—A fire in a.trailer .April "17 -t-ompletSy destroyed the trailer .and all ©f its contents. The owner, Albert Haffley I v/as atworkwfeen the Sire start- led, and Ms Wift. and their three ' small ) children were visiting •neighbors. The trailer was parked near Schumnfs Resfaurant, 18271 US-US. The family are now jiving with Mr. Haffley's father-jeai his farm near US-12. Chelsea firemen v^ere jalso called to a grass fire on Sunday afternoon at Sugar Loaf 'La;ke. No damage was reported. Manchester Fire Strikes Yard Of Crewman Firemen MANCHESTER here answered an alarm Sunday which didn't take them far from home; at least not far from the home of Fireman Lyle Widmayer. Grass in back of-his] ger, Mrs. Lorenzo Steele, Mrs house blazed up but was. quickly i Willard Mann and Mrs. A. Hoi- squelched. Loss: one fence post.| stein. .**■_• /_■• % % - - - _ . _T"- . *• k -J * n.^*i ". » - ».» «. ****.■€*»*» .''a- *<4 Glennda Scott SAIZNE — The ^engagement of Oennda Jtevenne Scott ;and Alwin Wahl *iwas announced last week "by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Scott, .Glenndafs parents. Miss Scott, a graduate of UBig K^jids HigTi .'Sehool, is ,emplpye_l by the General Telephone Co. Her fiance, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob WaM, is e__g.aged in ieuan- ing. Dance Recital Comes Friday In Manchester annual recital MANCHESTER—The PTA-sponsored dance will be held Friday, Aprir26, at the Civic Auditorium,,Manchester starting at 8 o'clock p.m. The dance instructor is Mary Jane Hoffman and the pianist is Mrs. Paul Kappler. General chairjnen are Mrs. Lester Czar- necM and Mrs. Alfred Strang. Program and ticket committee members are Mrs. John Pippen- * * GOLDEN WEDDING FESTIVITIES will be held this Sunday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Dinble, of Ellsworth Road. The golden wedding story appears on Page 2. And the golden wedding couple appears above ... with the top picture showing them today, and the lower photo showing them at TOURS, MUSIC, BANQUET, ON DUTCH AGENDA MANCHESTER — The calendar at the Manchester schools includes a trip to the Ford plant at River Rouge by members of the eighth grade on April 26. On April 29, Mrs. Mable Pardee's second grade will hold their family night. Future Teachers will attend meetings at Eastern Michigan College in Ypsilanti, May 2, and tour the campus. The annual spring band concert will be held at 8 p.m., May 3, in the Civic Auditorium. Conducted by R. C. Sorter, the band will play both classical and semi-popular music. The juniors in the high school will entertain the seniors at a banquet at 7 p.m., at Rock Inn, Adrian, May 4. Saline Nine Drops 1st Two, But Narrows Losing Margin MANCHESTER SUMMER PROGRAM OF RECREATION OUTLINED MANCHESTER — Tom Johnston, of Ann Arbor, will be director of the Manchester Recreation program this summer. Appointed to work with Johnston on the program are: Robert Masten, Rev. Karl Rest and Mrs. Franklin M. Reck, all members of the local Manchester Recreation Council. Johnston, a senior in the School of Education at the University of Michigan, directed the recreation program in Saline for the past two years. He is at present teaching swimming at the YMCA and teaching two special children's classes in Ann Arbor. The program in the village will be from June 24 to Aug. 16, on the athletic field and the elementary school playground. The proposed schedule includes swimming from three to five days a week at Wamplers Lake, and an arts and crafts program. Little league baseball will be offered for boys 15 years of less, who want. to take organized baseball. Registration for baseball may be made at the schools this week. The junior playground js expected to have the same program it had last year, with the a^e group from 4% years to 8 years. The committee is considering the possibility of reducing the age to 7 at the elementary school playground. Record Dance Set For Sati irday MANCHESTER — The sopho. more class of "the high school will have a record dance, from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m., April 27th at the Civic Auditorium. The party is open to the public. Richard Mayers, WPAG disc jockey, will be in charge of the music. Members of the class will furnish entertainment during intermission, and there will be a rock-and-roll contest. Refreshments will be on sale. Proceeds will be used for a class project. . The spring sports season is Well underway, in Dexter, Manchester and Saline thanks to some decent weather that has showed up at last. Dale Schaeffer's boys in Dexter opened their season with a nothing-to-nothing tie with Boysville Monday, and pitcher Jack Wentzel chalked up a no hitter in the contest. Dexter got four hits,' with first baseman Alan Mosher belting out two of them. Tomorrow's, game at Pinckney begins at 4:30. Saline faced Ypsi Roosevelt in its opener and was shellacked 12 to 1, but they 'showed up slightly better in their game last Thursday with Chelsea, getting beat 5 to nothing. Manchester's Dutchmen lost to Chelsea four to three in a close one that saw the score tied going into the final inning. Coach Max Lee reports that "Connie Gonyer threw a good game, scattering his hits; he suffered occasionally from some weak fielding behind him." The Dutchmen's new first baseman, big John England, hit the game's biggest blow over the Chelsea left fielder's head. Action on the cinders saw Manchester and Dexter facing each other in a triangle meet last Thursday that included Jackson St. John's. St. John's was first with 57 points, Dexter racked up 38 for a second and Manchester was third with 31 points. Dexter's Ralph Stone took first in the pole vault, at 9 feet 6 inches, and Dick lPUer crossed the finish line first in ih& half-mile event. Saline ran in a triangular" meet with Chelsea and University High and placed just one- and one half points behind Chel- • sea for third place. U. High gar- - nered 89 points for a first. Cap- - tain Dick Lehtonen was Saline's individual'high scorer, with a 2nd in the 100 yard dash, 2nd in-1 the low hurdles, .and a place on. the relay team which won a 2nd place spot in that event. HIGH SCHOOL PLANS NOW IN WORK STAGE .. SALINE — Preliminary plans for the proposed new high school here will be completed in about two weeks, according ,to Leo Jensen, superintendent of schools. Guida Binda, architect, is drawing them up now and they will be submitted to the School Board for approval by about May 6. If the School Board passes them, they -will be sent to the High School faculty for consideration. wedding time in 1907. Grass Fire j DEXTER — A grass fire ' started by children at C and Second Sts. was put out by firemen on Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Julius Zahn, Carpenter Road, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday evening, April 20, with open house at the beautifully decorated Pittsfield Township ha_l% The couple was married April 23, 1907, at the home of Mrs. Zaftn's parents in Lodi. Some 175 friends and relatives gathered at the hall to congratulate them, and signed the guest book of which their granddaughters Kay Lynn and Judy Zahn were in charge. Both the attendants of the original wedding party, the maid of honor, Mrs. Emma Weinlender and best man Herman Zahn, were present.' The wedding cake was cut by the Zahn's daughter-in-law, Mrs.. Raymond Zahn. Dolores and Geraldine Zahn poured coffee and punch, and plenty of delicious refreshments were served. There was also dancing, both modern and square -with son Raymond Zahn doing a fine job of calling. The Zahns received many beautiful and useful gifts. The couple is shown helow posing for their wedding picture .... and above for their anniversary photo. Ross-Parmenter Engagement Told SALINE — A June 22 wedding is being planned by A_in - Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Ross, Saline and Bruce Par- menter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Parmenter, of Livonia. The engagement of the couple was announced last week at the home of Miss Ross's parents, on Austin Road. . Ann and Ross are both students at Eastern Michigan'College. PLEASANT LAKE — James Dresselhouse drove to Tawas on Friday for smelt fishing.
|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.|
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