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PHONE NEWS, ADS NO 3-4066 THE IMPORTER VOLUME 10, NUMBER 48—WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 21, 1957. ii Fastest Growing Weekly In Washtenaw County 55 Heihinger, Herman 2-58 5c PER COPY — §2 PER *__Ei_fi #Sf^^s#s^#vr^s#sr^^s#^#^r#^«^r#'r*«^r«>**^^*>r^«-«^f-*-r»^r^^ •++++++**++++**++*+**+++■ -m- Big Roster Of Prizes Grows Even Bigger For '57 Miss Saline SALINE — Merritt Martin, Jr., chairman of the Jaycee committee in charge of the 1957 Miss Saline Contest, announced this week that Don Bailey, popular Ann Arbor entertainer, has been named master of ceremonies for the crowning of the queen. The big event is scheduled for September 13, at the Saline Community Fair. Martin also announced that additional prizes have been -garnered for the queen . . over and above the list published last week. In addition to their original prizes, Walker's 5c-$l Store has offered a pair of nylon hose . . Giltrow's Pharmacy has volunteered a bottle of perfume . . and Hoeft's Gulf Station, Ted's Service, and Graf Gulf Service have all contributed cash prizes. All prizes turned in so far have been placed on display at Giltrow's Pharmacy. Also included in the display are pictures of all Saline queens in years past. Judging in the contest has been scheduled tentatively for Thursday afternoon, September 12, at the Legion Home in Saline. Martin, along with Jim Beal and Bob Katz, members of the contest committee, emphasize that the deadline for submitting entries is fast approaching. The contest is open to young women 16 to 24 years-of-age, who are unmarried, and who are residents of the Saline Area School District or students of the Saline High School. The entry blank should be mailed to G. Merritt Martin, Box 564, not later than midnight of September 5. The blank should be accompanied by one, or preferably two, recent photos of the entry. Photos become the property of the Beauty Queen Committee and cannot be returned. The contest is being sponsored by the-Saline Junior Chamber of Commerce. Sheep Breeders Hold Meet At Haists' Farm CHELSEA — Sunday, August 18, the Black Top Delaino Sheep Breeders' Association held their 69th annual family pot luck and business meeting, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Haist, Jerusalem Road, with 41 in attendance. After a delicious noon meal, in the afternoon the business meeting was conducted by the president, L. H. Fields. Election of officers was on the agenda with the following results: President, Erwin Haist; Vice-president, Lawrence Sob^ er; Secretary and Treasurer, Emerson Richards. George Haist and son.Erwin, and also grandson Kenneth Haist, are all members of this organization. The gathering concluded in the late* afternoon, everyone happy and reacty for another 'year's work. ? fflSS SALINE ENTRY BLANK \ NAME .. ADDRESS ... PHONE AGE OCCUPATION v-#>#^#^s#^#<#s#s#^i_rs_rsrMr>« .HEIGHT WEIGHT RUTH QUEEN CONTEST NARROWS TO SIX; FINALS SET FOR FRIDAY ANN ARBOR — Poise,- personality and beauty, in that order, will be the requirements of six teen age girls competing for the Miss Babe Ruth title during the Babe Ruth World Series being held in Ann Arbor this week. The entries will be interviewed by the judges at noon Friday with the final judging and crowning taking place between games in the afternoon. The entries are: Miss Pat Squires, 15, representing - the Huron Valley League; Miss Pat Ransdell, 15, of Berkeley; Miss Lynn Corvette, 13, of Lincoln Park; Miss Beverly Murrell and Miss Kerill Kaiser, both 15, and both of Ypsilanti, and Miss Linda Doyle, of Walled Lake. The winning contestant will be presented a loving cup by the judges and all six entries will receive prizes. .The girls will be dressed in formals and the five runners-up to the queen will makeup her court. The judge's are: Bob Feller, of professional baseball fame; Pete Mosher, national president of the Babe Ruth League, and Mrs. Irene Connors, of Ann Arbor, who was chosen Miss South Dakota in 1950 and was runner-up to Miss America in the same year. There will be no Miss Babe Ruth entries from states other than Michigan. WASHTENAW'S 4-H SHOW last week involved all «• kinds of strenuous activity on .the part of our young -folks-. >'Mk and John Kingsley, of Dexter, was just one of many who were glad to take advantage of a short lull in the program for a "calf-nap". The -handy eye-shapes, distributed by WPAG's Howard Heath, were tailor-made for the job. On Page 5 of this issue, a partial list of winning entries at the show is featured. Ordinarily the list would be com plete . . but this is no ordinary week. After all the work of _ygaiii2iing.,the 4-H event last week, the staff at the County Extension Office yesterday" Had ihe jol. of flaying, host* to several thousand farmers from throughout Michigan and neighboring states in the annual slate Farm Management Tour. There has been no time, as a result, to compile the complete list of 4-H winners. We'll have the complete listing in next week's Reporter. alarms, false |Cit Council Denies ALARMS ALERT J Rezoning Bid; Hikes Full-Time Pay Rates FIRE FIGHTERS DEXTER -- A rash of alarms and false alarms alerted the Dexter Volunteer Fire Department Monday and Tuesday. -Definitely not false was a call to the Hoey Lumber Company, in Dexter, at 11:30 a.m. Monday morning - where 9an electric motor in the feed mill overheated. The motor was flaming when firemen reached the scene but no damage was done other than to the motor itself. There was a brief but real fear that the fire might ignite the chaff and dust and spread over the entire mill. The Dexter Volunteers responded to a call about a grass fire near the Industrial Tectonics on Jackson Road yesterday afternoon. The blaze proved to be a small pne, life and property were not endangered, and no damage was reported. "ANY DEER" SEASON PROVISIONS DETAILED BY CONSERVATION LANSING — Michigan's 1957 deer hunting regulations, as approved recently by the state Conservation Commission, provide for special seasons in 32 designated food shortage and crop damage areas. The Commission action is subject to review by the legislative joint "interim committee on administrative rules. At its August 8-9 meeting at Higgins Lake, tlie Commission approved a plan for harvesting 18,450 deer of any age, either sex during the special seasons. As in 1956, the special seasons would operate on an area and quota basis, with a total of 60,340 permits issued to hunters- for the "any deer" seasons. Last year, 12,729 deer were taken by special season hunters. The 1957 regulations include "any deer" seasons in five ayeas of the upper peninsula, 26 areas in the northern lower peninsula and one area in the southern lower peninsula. Special seasons in all of the U. P. areas and in 13 of the northern lower peninsula areas would J_e concurrent with the regular November 15-30 "bucks only" >season. A December 1-2 season would be held in the other 13 northern lower peninsula areas and a December 1-8 season would he allowed for permit holders in the Allegan county crop damage section. The number of special areas is increased from 22 last year to 32 this year SALINE — The Saline City Council turned down -by a 3-1 vote a request by Jim Gross for a rezoning from multiple dwelling to commercial of the Herman Gross property on E. Michigan Avenue and Davenport Street. Gross said that he thought the Council's decision was a mistake and that he was puzzled over the outcome of the request because no reasons were given by the dissenting council- men for their rejection of the request. He said that he has made no plans to appeal the decision, that he would possibly leave the situation right where it now is for the time being. Gross commented that he thought the councilmen were willing^to consider the proposal but.he thought that they needed more time before approving the rezoning move: The Michigan Avenue area was supposedly zoned commercial but; since no records could be found confirming this, Gross had planned to have a rezoning measure approved, which would allow him to lease the property to Standard Oil Company for a gas station. A Multiple dwelling building still stands on the lot,, but its use as a dwelling was destroyed .when it was gutted by fire recently. . Gross 'said that he wanted to talk to the dissenting council- men to get their reasons for denying the request before he made plans- for- any "further moves. He explained that he had not talked with his father, Herman Gross, about the matter and that the two may possibly decide to drop the whole affair in the face of the- City Council's action. In other action -at Monday night's meeting, the City Council voted a 10 cents per hour wage increase for all full-time city employees, City Clerk E. J. Muir reported. CONSERVATION OFFICERS NAB 338 OFFENDERS * LANSING — State conservation officers made 338 arrests during the month of June "and more than 99 per cent of the completed cases resulted in convictions. Of the 338 cases, 327 ended in convictions, one was dismissed and 10 are incomplete 'to date. The conservation law violators paid a total of $2922 in fines, plus $2513 in court costs in justice courts throughout the state. Money from fines goes to the library funds in the county where the fine is assessed. Approximately 87 per cent of the arrests were the result of violation of state fishing laws. LANSING — Michigan forest fire damage for the year reached a total of 5487 acres as 38 fires burned 52 acres during the last week. Largest losses during the week were recorded in the northern lower peninsula where 24 fires burned some 44 acres. In the upper peninsula, 11 fires damaged six acres. The southern lower peninsula reported! three fifes with damage to slightly less than two acres. BROADCASTING TOWERS for Radio Station WOIA were erected last week just south of the station's studio on Textile Road in Lodi Township. Broadcasts from the new station are scheduled to start soon. Bargain Days Set Friday, Saturday - - Rain Or Shine Sponsors Foreign Exchange Student MANCHESTER — The Emanuel EvangeUcal and Reformed Church in Manchester will sponsor another foreign exchange student during the coming school year. Miss Elema Romeno, of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Central America, will be the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Kuhl during her year's stay in Manchester. The Kuhls have a daughter, Katherine, and both girls will be seniors at Chelsea High School. The Kuhls are active members of the Emanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church in Manchester and Miss Romeno also will be an active member of that church. i Miss Romeno received her first experience with young people in the United States last Sunday. The Young Peoples League of the- Bethel Church, Freedom Township, invited the same organization of the Evangelical and Reformed Church to an outdoor picnic, 'entertainment, and vejsper services. - Last year, the Evangelical5 and Reformed Church sponsored an exchange student from Germany. Bounties Total $16,780 In June LANSING — Hunters and trappers collected $16,780 from the State of Michigan during June for foxes, coyotes and bobcats bountied. The list of animals presented for bounty included 3148 red foxes, 49 coyotes and 38 bobcats. All but six of the coyotes were taken in the upper peninsula while foxes were bountied generally throughout the state. Bobcats are bountied only in the U. P. SALINE — Final preparations for a big Saline Sidewalk Sale, planned for Friday and Saturday of next week, are already under way. A meeting of the-Chamber of Commerce committee in charge of the event was held last Monday evening, under the chairmanship j_f Howard Johnson .. . and a special session of the Chamber's executive board that same evening confirmed the recommendations of the committee. As the name indicates, the community-wide event will feature special displays of sale merchandise set up on the sidewalks in the main business district of Saline. Many particjpat* ing merchants have already in-/ dicated that they'-plan to pu* real sigpifcarice into the event - by emphasizing first-line goods . . rather than "white elephants" . . in their sidewalk displays of marked-down items. A holiday atmosphere for the two-day event will be developed with banner posters which will be displayed at participating stores . . and by counters such as the one planned by -Walker's Bakery..-,G_Qttlob Walker, the bakery proprietor, plans to install a picnic table in front of his store . . with coffee and doughnuts for the refreshment of the shoppers. The banks in SaUne, • at the center of town, have offered the use of display space outside their buildings, to merchants whose stores lie out beyond the sidewalks. The same is true of L. Z. Still and his hotel on East Michigan. At least a portion of the hotel frontage will be available for display. The Sidewalk Sale is an "opening shot" in a continuing." -series of year-round promotions which the Saline Chamber of Comme_ce is mapping. The event will be held, rain - or shine. Manchester Fair Due Next Week Farm Workday Is Shorter By cutting the time it takes to do the chores, farmers are shortening their working day. According to a study made by the U. S. Department of Agriculture, farmers averaged 10.7 hours work per day around June 1 of this year. At the same time in 1956 the average was 10.9 hours per day; and-in 1955 it was 11.2. Increased sizes of herds and flocks, improved building arrangement and use of more modern equipment have also helped reduce the workday, the study indicated. . MANCHESTER — A greater than ever effort and new attractions wiU be offered at this year's Manchester Community Fair- to be held from August 28- 31, inclusive. The four-day event includes plans for a parade on Thursday; on Friday, a high-class Cooking School will be held and will j feature an atomic, range and other new cooking equipment | and methods. A steer judging I event is also scheduled, followed by a"" Junior Tractor Backing Contest. In the evening, visitors to the annual, fair will be treated to a display of fireworks. . A steer auction will be held nn Saturday foUowed by a horse show. This show merits the attention of every horse lover in Michigan because the combined offerings of the two local stables,. Oklahoma and Hoot 'n' Holler, wiU highUght the show. These horses-will also lead the Thursday parade. During the entire fair, /concessions of the Downriver Carnival win be on hand to delight young and old alike. In addition, the senior class of Manchester High School /will operate a restaurant stand, as in previous years, which will be managed and supervised by the parents of the class members. An event which is new to the Manchester Fair, but which has proved interesting at similar events throughout the area, is a sheep shearing demonstration. The event wiU be sponsored and under the supervision of Al Saulhaber. Because the attraction has drawn such interest at previous shows, fair officials are -expecting a big turnout for their event. Saline Plans Sewage Plant "Open House" SALINE — The Saline City Council has announced that the city will hold "open house" at the new Saline Disposal Plant on Monroe Street on August 22 from 1:00-p.m.' to 7:00 p.m. City Clerk E. J. Muir said that two attendants wiU be on hand to escort interested visitors through the1 plant and explain the operation of the. equipment and the procedure involved in the system. The event is open, to the pubUc.
|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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