1959-12-02; Saline Reporter
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The Saline Reporter VOLUME 13, NUMBER 11—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1959 'First With All the Local News' 7c PER COPY — $3 PER YEAR COMMUNITY CHEST DRIVE GOES OVER THE TOP •*< Ten Dogs Killed By Barn Blaze More U-M Owned Animals Rescued Ten dogs died Saturday evening, and a local man was nipped while helping- to rescue ten more from the flames, when a barn and adjacent kennel on W. Ellsworth road burned to the ground. The dogs, owned by the University of Michigan, were research animals cared for by Mr: and Mrs. William Cryer, at 4028 W. Ellsworth. A friend of the Cryers, Robert Brando, of Saline, suffered a bitten hand while attempting to rescue the terrified animals. With the aid of neighbors Bruce Alber and Paul Steeb, ten dogs were saved from the flaming barn and kennel nearby. Cryer, who said he some- NEW TELEPHONE BOOKS DUE SOON. New telephone directories will be delivered in Saline on or about Dec. 16, Dale Clark, district manager for General Telephone Co., announced today. The 1959 directories for the Saline exchange will list 100 or 120 more subscribers than those issued in August, 1958. New Neighbors: Dr. Davis to Open Practice In Saline Area New neighbors in Saline in the near future will be Dr. times boards as many as 140, James DaviS; wh0 will go into dogs of assorted breeds in a number of kennels on the property, said he had tended to the animals in the barn and checked the stove there, only minutes ,*»3fore Alber notified him that *<e barn was ablaze. The men kicked the windows out of the barn in a futile attempt to reach some of the dogs. Three SaUne Fire department trucks, manned by 12 men, were at the scene for more than four hours in a futile effort to save, first the barn, and then the 50-foot-long kennel. Believing the fire under control, firemen left the scene once, and were called back when it broke out a second time. The barn was owned by Miss Juliette Stark, of Pittsfield township. No loss estimate was avail- partnership with Dr. Rudenz Douthat, in general practice, and his wife, Jean M. Davis. The couple does not expect to move to Saline until the first of July. Dr. Davis, 28, is originally from Traverse City, and a graduate of Traverse City High School. He took four years in pre-med at Albion college, where he met his wife, also an Albion graduate; he then took four years of medical training at University of Michigan. He completed his internship at St. Joseph Mercy hospital, in Ann Arbor, where he is now a resident. Mrs. Davis taught homemak- ing for five years at University High School in Ann Arbor. The couple, who now live in Ann Arbor, are members of the First Ten research animals were destroyed, and a Saline man attempting to rescue them was bitten,, when the barn above, at 4028 W. Ellsworth road, burned to the ground Satur day evening. Other dogs were saved by quick action of neighbors. —Photo by Lanny Robbins able for the dogs, which were Methodist Church there. They used in medical research by the University; but Cryer said he believed some irretrievable information may have been lost with them, since some were under study at the time. Other damage in the fire was estimated at $4,000. Some farm equipment which was kept in the barn was also destroyed. have no children. Two Injured In Crash at US 112 Bridge An Ypsilanti father and his 13-year-old son were injured Saturday in a collision at the overhead bridge east of Saline on US-112, when their car was struck by another vehicle which skidded on snowy pavement. Taken to Beyer Memorial hospital in Ypsilanti were Frank N. Brickell, 64, and his son, Donald D. Brickell. The elder Brickell suffered a broken rib and face lacerations, while the boy had a severe forehead gash which required 19 sitches , to close. The youngster also suffered severe bruises of the left knee and arm. Sheriff's deputies said the Brickell car was struck by a vehicle driven by Robert E. Welke, 21, of Wyandotte, after the Welke car skidded as it entered the curve approaching the railroad bridge from the east. Only a few minutes earlier," a car driven by Detroiter Irwin Feldman, 27, had gone out of control on the slippery pavement, knocked down five guard posts. at the overpass, and crashed into a tree halfway down the embankment. Feldman escaped injury. New Pittsfield Gr tinge Leaders Take Office The Pittsfield Grange held its first meeting last week with the newly installed officers in r i 9.E.S. TO MEET DEC. 7 The next regular meeting of !the Saline O.E.S. will be held December 7. Guest of honor will be Lilas P. Long of South Lyons, chair- Henry Groeb and Mr. and Mrs. man of Obituaries of the Grand Clarence Buss; Health, Louise Chapter. She will extend a mes Koenn, chairman, Marian Rowe charge. The new officers, who and May Brown; Charity, Ada Dr. Davis were installed in November, are Master, Erwin Frederick; Overseer, Ralph McCalla; Lecturer, Elsa Hutzel; Steward, Walter Gutekunst; Assistant Stew- 'ard, Ernest Wimmer; Chaplain, Ada Flory; Treasurer, Oral Bas- sett; Secretary, Lillian Gutekunst; and Gatekeeper, Alfred Weber. The Graces are Ceres, Flora McNutt; Pomona, Elaine McCalla; and Flora, Martha Sweetland. The Lady Assistant Steward is Mrs. Ernest Wimmer. Serving on the Executive Committee are Walter Miller, chairman, Mark Sweetland and Jerome Flory. Legislative Committee members are Herman Koenn, chairman, Charles McCalla and Sam Morgan. Other -committee members are Home Ec. Committee, Milly Aprill, chairman, Louise Payeur, Frieda Allen and Shirley Riggs; Entertainment Committee, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Stoll- steimer, chairmen, Mr. and Mrs. sage from the Worthy Grand Matron, Helen Gundry of Grand Hornet Hoopsters Bow To Milan in Last Minute A determined quintet of Sal-1 led 15-9. ine hoopsters invaded Big Red In the second period, Milan territory Tuesday night and I finally began to hit. Five points came close to a triumph over j from charity tosses enabled the the highly-rated Milan team. (Big Reds to edge closer with Victory for Saline was only 84 seconds away when the host team's Marv Hanlon drove in for two points to put Milan in the lead for the first time in the contest by a 54-53 count. Half a minute later he tallied once more to put the frosting on Milan's second victory of the season. The Hornets set a torrid pace as they blazed to an early lead. Saline was ahead 5-0 with three minutes gone in the contest, off LaRue's free . throw and a halftime score of 24-20 Malinczak's three jump shots warmed Saline's scoring effort during the third stanza as the local varsity breezed to a 41-32 margin. In the first three minutes of the last quarter, the Salinians continued to move away as Jim Fuhrman made the scoreboard read 50-34 with five minutes left. But that was just about the end of all Saline point- making. LaRue was to add two free throws and Fuhrman one, Karros pair of field goals. By before the final buzzer. In the the close of the quarter they „ (Continued on Page 5) Flory, chairman, May Wahr and Blanc, Michigan. Amanda Harwood. Youth Committee, Mary Lou Payeur, chairman, Jerry Gutekunst and Susan Hassett; Community Service, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Campbell and Mr. and Mrs. C. Harris; Agricultural, Webb Harwood, chairman, Willis Hassett and Wayne Teachout; Finance, Dwight Baylis, chairman, Jake Aprill and William Lindemann. Elaine McCalla represents the Juvenile Committee. County Deputy is Herman Koenn and State Home Ec. Chairman is Dorothy Frederick. Regular Saturday night dances at the Grange. Hall on Saline-Ann Arbor Rd. promise a good time for all attending. Music is provided by Ken Koch and his orchestra. An old-fashioned Christmas party will be held December 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall. Mashed Finger Fails to Daunt Concert Pianist Concert pianist Karen Taylor, of Saline, this week observed the old adage "The show must go on," by giving her usual matchless performance at a scheduled concert—even though she had closed an automobile door on her finger that same morning. Miss Taylor appeared as guest soloist at a concert at Cranbrook last- Tuesday evening, after she was treated by a physician for pain resulting from the injured finger. C. of C. Set For Christmas Shopping Fun Christmas preparations were in full swing in Saline this week, with decorations up and shining, and merchants preparing to stay open evenings for late shoppers. The city's Christmas decorations, provided by the Chamber of Commerce, included four new stars at the main corner, as part of a policy of adding new decorations each year. The lights, evergreen roping, candy canes, and stars were put up by city employees in the forepart of the week. Santa's mailbox will be placed this week, in plenty of time to receive letters written by local youngsters, according to Bob La Rose, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Retails Merchants' committee. All of the letters mailed in the box will be answered; and children will also receive tickets to be used in the gift drawing just before Christmas. Six prizes will be given at the drawing this year—$5 each to three boys and three, girls. Chamber of Commerce member merchants also give tickets with purchases. Most merchants announced they would be open for Christmas shoppings evenings till 9 Contributions Exceed $8687 Quota by $10 Saline area's Community Chest drive not only made the grade—it's "over the top," campaign chairman Wilson Scott jubilantly announced today. The contributions passed 100 per cent by about $10, to amount to $8697. Although final official figures were not yet compiled, the drive "is assured of success, with only one New Neighbors: p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays for u Duri tWs ti *o S?5S'*3 ^!m ^ !he was especially active in Dairy 4-H projects, and was selected 12. 'From Monday, Dec. 14 through Christmas Eve, they will remain open every night till 9 p.m. Instead of traveling from store to store in the downtown pledged gift still outstanding," Scott said. An immediate meeting of the Community Chest board, to allot funds to the participating agencies, and to begin early organization for next year's drive, Avas scheduled by Gordon Esch, chairman of the board. The group will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Saline Savings Bank conference room. The 1959 drive, which got off to a slow start, jumped suddenly to 80% two weeks ago, and had inched upward to only $95.8% by Monday. Last year's fund attained 101% of its quota, but only after the first of the year. Scott today expressed his 'deep appreciation" to all campaign workers who took part in the fund-raising drive. "They did a fine, fine job," he said, "and we are also grateful to Saline area residents who again demonstrated their generosity toward all the participating agencies." Organizations which benefit from the Community Chest in this area include the Michigan United Fund, American Red Cross, Huron Valley Girl Scout Council, Saline Library, Saline Boy Scouts, Saline Cub Scouts, Salvation Army, Saline Recre- dairy farm in western Pennsyl- ation program, Washtenaw vania. He was in 4-H Club work j county Crippled Children's society, Portage Trails Boy Scout Council, and Huron Valley Child Guidance Clinic. Saline Brownies and Girl Scouts, and the Child Study Club placed no request for funds this year. Hutchinson Appointed as County Agent James M. Hutchinson, formerly a farm supply co-op manager in Pennsylvania, took office Tuesday as Washtenaw county Extension 4-H Club agent, replacing Emil L. Fim- binger, who has accepted a position as 4-H club program director specialist for the Upper Peninsula. Fimbinger, who has been County Agent here since July, 1958, will have his headquarters at Marquette. Hutchinson, 24, is from a as "Pennsylvania Holstein Boy" of 1956. He graduated frqm Penn State University in Dairy Production in 1957. While in College, he was active in the J.C.C. AUXILIARY MEETS Members of the J.C.C. Auxiliary met on November 24 at the home of Mrs. Paul Stoops. A silent auction of Christmas decorations and novelties was held. The group will serve supper to the J.C.C. men this Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Rogers. Mrs. Paul Stoops has been There are 147,441 students "put in charge of preparing and enrolled on Michigan college', delivering a Christmas basket and university campuses. 'to a needy family in the area. area, Santa Claus will set_ up j Campus 4-H Club, Dairy Science Club, Penn State Dairy Judging Team, was editor of the Penn State Dairyman Magazine, and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity. After graduation he joined Eastern State Farmers Exchange, a farm supply Co-op", where, until recently, he was manager of the Waynesburg, Pa., branch. His wife, the former Patricia L. Elfes, is from Royal Oak, Mich. She is a Home Economics Extension graduate of Penn State. The Hutchinsons will make their home at 3611 Weber road, with their two-year-old son. headquarters at the Saline Sav ings Bank meeting room, on south Ann Arbor street, on Saturday afternoons, Dec. 12 and 19, and Wednesday, Dec. 24, La Rose announced. (See related story on page 2.) The annual matinee, provided by Kiwanians for the small people while their parents shop, will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 19. STATION WUOM TO PRESENT "MESSIAH" The annual University Musical Society performance of the 'Messiah" by Handel will be broadcast "live" at 2:30 next Sunday, Dec. 6, over Radio Station WUOM, the University of Michigan station. "Farm-O-Nomics" Meeting Planned The 1960 Barnyard Economics meeting entitled Dairy "Farm-O-Nomics" will present discussion on many problems common to all dairymen, such as "Would higher milk prices help to biing about a healthy adjustment in Michigan's dairy industry?" and "What did it cost 204 record keeping dairymen to produce milk last year?" These questions and others will be discussed at the Dairy Farm-O-Nomics meeting Sunday at 8 p-nfl, in Room 1 of the County Building, by L. H. "Hi" Brown., Farm Management specialist from Michigan State University and W. A. Dexter, County Extension Agent. The meeting is open to the public. Nearly half of the state's graduate and graduate-professional students are enrolled at The University of Michigan. Whaf s so funny? Members of the cast of the Senior Play have as much fun watching as acting. The play, a comedy «ntitled "The Little Dog Laughed," is the story of a college-psychology student who thinks she is qualified to use applied psychology on family and friends. As to what produced the collective set of giggles above, see next picture ... Bill Taylor and Janet Hertler run through their parts in the Senior Play, in which they play a pair of young lovers. The play is to be presented at 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, in the small theatre at the New High School.
|Title||1959-12-02; Saline Reporter|
|Description||An issue of a Saline, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly. Focused on Saline and the surrounding Washtenaw County area. Previously published in Ann Arbor with the title Reporter. In May 1958, the newspaper offices moved to Saline and the title of the publication changed to Saline Reporter. No longer published.|
|Subject/Keywords||Saline (Mich.) � Newspapers; Washtenaw County (Mich.) � Newspapers;|
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