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"% m -•*- Spring formal concert, Saline High School band, Wednesday, May 21st, 8 p.m. Elementary School Auditorium. Admission free, tonight! THE REPORTER VOLUME 11, NUMBER 35 — WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1958. 'First With AU the Local News V 5c PEE COPY — §2 PER YEAR SALINE TO PARTICIPATE IN C. D. ALERT TODAY L. Z. Gets Contract For New Saline Post Office Bldg. SALINE — A contract to provide hew quarters for the Saline Postoffice has been awarded to L. Z. Still, of Saline, at a first tenure option of $2,952 a year, with two five- year renewal options, according to an announcement this week from Michigan second district Congressman George Meader. The contract calls for a 2288 square foot building, to be erected on the lot adjacent to Still's Hotel on East Michigan avenue, to be completed by March 1, 1959. Renewal options are generally taken at a lower rental than the original option, Meader said. Specifications include two lobbies, Still said today, a stamp lobby and a postal box lobby arranged so that it can be kept open longer hours. Both rooms are planned in limed oak with patio tile floors. The building will be 110 feet long and 24 feet wide, with a red brick front and built-up roof to match the present Still buildings. -Also included in the specifications are flagpole, loading platform in the rear, two rest- rooms for employees, an asphalt parking lot in the rear, suspended fiberglass - ceiling, aluminum wall window in front, and four-foot wairiseotting inside. Hot air furnace and hot water heater are included. Still was one of several Saline and Ann Arbor" bidders on the •project, initiated when the present Postoffice quarters on S. Ann Arbor street were found to be inadequate. No date has been set for starting construction. Earns Honors SALINE — Miss Annemarie Menzel, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. T. W. Menzel, of Freedom township, is one of 85 students honored at the annual Honors Day Convocation at Elmhurst, 111. A sopohomore, Miss Menzel received the Elmhurst College Endowed Scholarship. HARRY HOLMES GETS 25-YEAR SERVICE CLIP SALINE — Harry Holmes, •well known insurance man and banker of Saline, who represents the Niagara Fire Insurance Company, a member Company of the America Fire Insurance Group, has just been presented with the company's gold medal money slip, a token of more than 25 years' representation of the company. Presentation was, made by Allan Bentley, fieldman for the company, and accompanied by a letter from Chairman and President J. Victor Herd, which said: - * *■"■"' "It is with great pleasure that my associates and -I. welcome,you,into the ''Old Guard": that association of loyal agents and company employees who have..been' connected with Com- panieg .df.. the,. American *;!P*ire Group. JfOTw at least twenty-fiye years.'...-.."./'_.V;.. .".'".'. Our company. has ..grown and prospered greatly .during the period of yd*ir*-assoi_iation with it andv-we* wish-<tb-acknowledge your contribution, to this success. \ . " "• •••; '•■'."/..'.' We thank you for your loyalty and. sincerely trust. that your splendid representation of this company will continue for many years to come." Alumni Reunion Program Announced The program for the reunion pf the Saline High School Alumni Association has been announced. It will follow the annual banquet, which will be served Saturday, evening, June 7, at the Elementary School by the ladies of St. Andrews Catholic Church. The toastmas- ter will be Kenneth Heininger of Ann Arbor. The welcome will be given by Elvin Armbruster, representing the class of 1933, which will observe its silver anniversary at that time. His soil, Gary, .of tfeMass* of 11^58; will- give the response. The class of 1908, which will .havejts golden anniversary, will be represented by Mrs. Berniece Rowsey of Dearborn. Miss Teddy Cousins will' give a reading, arid Mrs. Marilyn Schill Fosdick will render a piano solo. There" will be selections by the quartet composed of Ke.n :Guenther, Bill Austin,. Jim. Rhoades. and. Jerry Miller; and Mrs. Robert Cook and Mrs. Donald Geiger, the, well known Gleason sisters, will sing. Reservations may be made with Mrs. Jackie Hoeft. • Junior Choir Now Offering Music At St. Andrew Church . . SALINE;. —--The" St- Andrews Catholic Church is very proud of its. newly organized junior choir. *' The group is being directed by Mrs. Edith: Mueller. Seven youngsters are now members ' of "the ' choir which has been formed just in the last month. The members are Janet Reimer, Karen -.Snarkey, Billy Hunt, Terry Hunt,..Lee and Lynn Ormsby, and Margaret Lucas.. The new choir will sing regularly each "Sunday in the future.._ The Reporter is at home in Saline at last. In the building where Clarence Haarer used to sell his famous meats, and where Chuck Wright had his h q m e»i. improvement business, our: priifit shop is now set up and operating. . The move to Saline was. a big project. It couldn't have been done in such a quick and efficient -manner without the priceless help of a lot of people/ the job. And Norma Lesser kept the books in perfect order despite all the confusion of the move. The help from others, outside^ our organization, v/as' tfemen-.' dous too. The Uphauses had our equipment wired almost as soon as we had it placed on the floor. Ted Hill and his crew were indispensable, with the moving. The Mahogany Equipment Co. also came through with an extra-special effort. Chuck Wright "was a great help. And many, many more contributed their bit. ... ;". For the morale of our entire above, had put the finishing touches on our new sign, we knew that a 10-year dream had finally come true. Our own staff performed miracles. Peggy Flook and Nancy Ceronsky kept the news -and advertising copy coming in at double-quick time. Our printers, j staff, nothing in. the world Jack Sackreiter, Bruce Cranson and Bob Beaudry, helped to move wht-le mountains of "heavy equipment. Our. part-time printers pitched in full-time to speed could have proved a better tonic than the. friendly welcome which'so many of our neighbors I extended to us. I And when Ross Adair, shown SCHOGIrBEBT CUT $85,000 SALINE —Bonded debt on the Saline Area Elementary School" has been reduced by $85,000-this spring, school authorities., announced "today. A roll* of cancelled bonds totalling that amount was returned to the school district this week, by the" Detroit Bank and Trust Of thebonds, issued ih 1954, 525,000 had matured April 1. Another $60,000,- which were to have matured ih 1971 and 1972 were called in and paid from accumulated funds.- Graduation Week Events SAUNE — Dr. Floyd Faust, Minister of Broadstreet Christian Church in Columbus, O., widely known minister, lecturer, and after-dinner speaker,- will deliver the Commencement address in the Saline High School graduation ceremonies scheduled at 8:15 p.m. June 5. Commencement will be held outdoors at •Henne Field if weather permits. Holder of a Bachelor ' of Science Degree from-Willming-- tori College, Dr. Faust .received his Bachelor of Arts. .degree!, his Master of Arts degree! and. his Ph. D. in the field of philosophy from Ohio State University." Active on radio and television, he carried for years a daily program, "Troubles Anonymous," an d organized "Courage Incorporated," one of the nation's largest shut-in organizations. He has spoken before service clubs, Parent-Tea-, cher and Child Conservation League meeting, HL-Y and Y- Teen convocations. Opening Commencement Week, the Rev. Robert Richards will speak at Baccalaureate Services, also on -Henne Field if weather permits, "at 8:15 p.m. June 1. The Rev. James Johnson, of the High School, faculty, will preside and give the Invocation and Benediction. Music will be provided by the Senior High Girl's directed by Arthur Katterjohn. Awards Night, to be held in the High School "gym auditorium at 8:15 p.m. June 2, will be presided over by Garry Armbruster, retiring president of the High -School Student Council-until hew Student Council officers .have been sworn in. The Senior High School Band will play between formal and informal parts of the program; and the" class of 1959 will pre*- sent the Giftatory. Chairman M the Giftatory coihmittee is- Patricia. Kidweii. . .... , If; the Commencement program is held indoors because. of.weather, the ajudience will be limited to ticket-holders, although there will be public seating after 8 p.m. The Invocation at the June 5'Commencement program will be*' given by the Revi James Johnson. Salutatories will be given by the .Missies - Joair Begole. and .Kathrene "Raus. Valedictorian,is Miss Joann Graden. .'Music will ..include, .a vocal duet by "JFoan Austin and'Pa- tricia McDougall, accompanied by pianist Kathrene Raus. Dr. Faust will give the address, "Fit For Freedom," and diplomas will' bfe preseriifed' by Dr.? Gordon J. Prout, *-"president of the BoardJoF.E4«pation. \„ " Director oi-~ Coimnencemerit Week Activities is,.Mrs;/MUdred Haswell. "•'?- ■:' t\ i ■.,•_". j "-■**. Local Residents Urged To Take Part In Test Attack SAUNE — Three one-min- Ute blasts on the fire siren today will send Saline residents into the nearest basement for five minutes. The full-scale Civil Defense "red alert" is to be conducted on a statewide basis to "test the effectiveness of Civil Defense ... in saving the maximum number * of lives and resources in case of an attack by an aggressor." Supervised in Saline by Explorer Scouts and Scoutmaster Lauren Wild, the "take cover" signal will be preceded by a two - to - three hour "yellow alert," broadcast on all radio and TV channels. Explorer Scouts will leave school at the "yellow alert" alarm to check communications lines and traffic control. The Scouts will take up sta- Pass New Zoning Ordinance Here SALINE — A new zoning ordinance, No. 146, to implement the present zoning map was passed by City Council Monday night with one dissenting vote. It will be challenged within 30 days, for referendum, Michigan avenue residents indicated. The ordinance, okayed by all Councilmen except Frank Deede, provides four zoning categories ... single family, multifamily, business, and manufacturing ... and is designed to provide zoning in accordance with the controversial map which lists E. Michigan avenue as "commercial" or "business"; and W. Bennett street as "industrial," or "manufacturing." Said Deede, in casting his "nay" vote: "I am not in the least satisfied with the ordinance as it stands." Councilman Charles Kern, who earlier had suggested that a previous ordinance might be rewritten, and who rejected an earlier version of the present ordinance, declared himself satisfied with the present version. "That ought to be .'simple enough," he said. .... The promise to petition for -referendum was made by Randall Coates, speaking as a representative of E. Michigan ave- enue residents who'have-fought the "commercial" zoning of their property. A number of them were present at the Coun cil meeting. "It is our intention to" file petitions for referendum.-in- mediately, with respect to the Michigan avenue portion oi the ordinance," said Coates. 4. provision of the City Charter allows referendum to be called on any portion of a disputed ordinance. The ordinance becomes effective, by law, 10 days after legal publication. Any new property annexed to the city automatically will fall into "single family" classification until changed by-action of the Council. Motion to accept the ordinance was made by Councilman Charles Kern, supported by Ted Hill! OTHER COUNCIL ACTION SALINE — City Coimcil Monday night settled the lpng-stand- in'g problefb. of wfio isto "take* fire calls when the dial system is installed on local telephones, by moving to pay $80 a month to Ray Davis, to take the calls at JLockwood Funeral Home. . Building permits were issued Monday to L. Z. Still, for excavating and putting in foundation (preliminary permit); Roy Hamlin, 384 E..Highland,. iy2- car garage, $850; Ldean Bei> nard, 195 E.. McKay,- -remodeL- ling, $300; Helmet Kuhn, 385 W. Bennett, V/2-. car.- garage; Clyde E. Niedfeldt, 402 N. Harris, remodelling,. $300; and Dean Theurer, 108 W. McKay, remodelling, $700. . Council approved a budget of $136,303.30 . for the Kscal Year 1958-59, for general operating expenses and general ob? ligation bonds, and agreed tliat the present 20 mill tax rate be used again. Hornets Join New Sports League s THIRD ANNUAL ART EXHIBIT of Saline High students taught hy Mrs. Kathleen- Nass will be held next Wednesday evening starting at 8. The exhibit, to be held in the high school art room, will feature finished projects of students in Grades 1 through 12, Shown above, Joyce Reid. Richard Lindemann, Jack Kuebler,. Art Johnson, Jeanne Swope and Jem Olson point up some of the assorted works which will be oh display. Saline schools have.-jn^agnt'd from the Huron ___eague"*ib*;1)<e£ come part of a brand ntew athletic league involving _Chelseai .Dexter, Manchester,"' Saline, University High School of Ann" Arbor," and Ypsilanti.Roosevelt. Two of the officers elected.-to. serve until the -f Jill meeting of the, . new league arte -Saline, coaches. Founding president of the organization is Bill Bailey, High School- .athletic director and football coach, and sports editor of The Reporter; secretary-treasurer is Howard Hill, assistant High School principal, and basketball coach here. " . The new" league/chartered Thursday, has. not beep named, and. studerifs in the participate ing schools will' be canvassed* for name suggestions. Possible names will be considered by-the Board of Directors of the organization in the f alL- Of the member schools, all of which are currently in the Class C enrollment range, all but two expect to have new and expanded athletic facilities available in the near future. (Saline's new High School, now under construction, will provide improved facilities for track, baseball, basketball and other sports.) . Ypsilanti Roosevelt and Univer- j sity High make use of facilities at ;E1(JC and U of M or Ann Arbor ffigh. •' The" hew league plans to furies: tion as a planning group during ihe 1958-59 school year and will begin competition among member schools with the 1959 football, season. Initially the league will-compete at a varsity level in football, basketball, baseball and track, but planning includes expansion to other sports and extracurricular activities. Members Plan Poppy Sale SAT .TNE — American Legion Auxiliary members will be selling the famous American Legion poppies here this week-end. : Aided by Boy and Girl Scouts to canvass residential districts, members will sell the poppies in the downtown area from 2 to" 9 p.m. Friday, and from 7 a.m. to noon.on Saturday. They "Will also be present in outlying stores. A special display in the window of Uphaus Electric will remind the public of the service accomplished by the poppies made by veterans in hospitals and workshops throughout the '"country. The proceeds of the\ annual sale are.used in veteran's j rehabilitation work tions throughout the city to direct civilians in taking cover and to watch for loopholes in their preparations. All automobile traffic in the city will be halted for the full five minute duration of the alert, with cooperation of city officials. Schools will follow the procedure set up to protect children in case of tornadoes. All residents are urged to go immediately to the nearest basement. Local drivers are instructed to bring their cars to the curb and go to the nearest " house with a basement. Shoppers in the downtown area are to go to the basement of the nearest store. The "red alert" is scheduled to occur sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. today, with all police, health and special weapons, communications forces, and others, on alert status from 8 a.m. on. In Ann Arbor, traffic will be brought to a complete halt only in a four-block * section of the downtown area; but CD teams and equipment from Wayne county will "evacuate to predetermined assembly points in Washtenaw county. Simulated injured will be transported to St. Joseph's hospital. During the test alert, CONELRAD will not be broadcast, but residents.are. - urged to keep radios "tuned to local stations.-**' who will relay information arid instructions to the public. Do not call police, radio stations, or public service for, information: this "js^drily a drill. Scout Rummage Sale Offers Punand Booty RAT.TNTiT—A real circus "under the Big Top" will be the Boy Scouts' Rummage Sale Friday evening and all day Saturday, in the lot next to, the Still Building. A wide "assortment of goods has "been collected for sale iri the' specially, erected tent, and Scouts are searching for more. ■ . y Donations may be made by* calling 179-M for pickup. Proceeds of the sale will help finance summer camp for Boy- Scouts and Explorers. Brownie-Troopers Enjoy Mother- Daughter Banquet ■ SALINE *r-_ A casserole dinner was enjoyed on Monday, May 19,' *_>y .the 19 girls of Brovirnite'.-Scout-Troop 5 and their'."mothers, Following the meal; which was held at the cafeteria of the Elementary School, the troop put' on a pro- igram -of --Scout. songs and a short play. Miss Agnes Peoples, a member of. the Huron Valley Development Committee of the Girl Scouts, spoke briefly to the group about the chartering of the new Gi,rl Scout, Council which will service this area and its .meaning to Saline. An investiture ceremony was also conducted, the girls receiving their Brownie pins from troop co-leaders Mrs. Ralph Kring arid Mrs. Gordon Esch. Members of Troop 5 are: Ruth Alber, Jean Bondie, Janet Bradley, Betsy Burkhardt, Deborah Carr, Sue Drake, Becky Ealy, Ginnie Esch, Anita Irelan, Diane Kring, Wendy Uving- stone, Beverly Parsons, Janet Riemer, Marlena Roehm, Sharon Sackett, Mary Scherdt, Joanne Tucker, Beth Ann Volz, Janet Wild. ' A "Guest Day" next Monday,' May 26, at which each member will bring one girl as a guest, will conclude the troop activities for the year.
|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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