1968-06-12; Saline Reporter
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The VOLUME 19, NUMBER 40 -WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 1968 * * * 10c PER COPY — $4 PER YEAR J EPT. WILL CLOSE Millage Approved; 80 Compete in Junior Olympics School district voters, in a relatively light turnout Monday, returned two incumbents to the Boardj|of Ed cation and api|pp|d qis^^^^^^^ailll^lff"' op- Gerald Coe, now secretary of the board, handily won reelection for his third term with 344 votes. Raymond Girbaeh, a veteran of 10 years on the board and now its president, received 330 votes. The millage request, fo^:- one yecu^jgassg-fe;by 5$2rto ^<»3s#Fsf_presentel Jj^enewal of the same arSferfint which expired this year. Said Girbaeh: "There would have been a much larger turnout if the millage request had been higher." Although eight candidates were vying for the two board seats, only 936 persons voted, as compared with more than 1,600 who turned out earlier this year t o reject a proposed bond issue for a swimming pool. Unsuccessful candidates were Albert Gall, with 276 votes; James Knight, Jr., 247; Allan Grossman,-242; Mary Woods, 224; Daniel Lirones;'116; and Raymond 0&fint 32. Girbaeh said today that he is "pleased that the millage passed. We are greatly in need of it for operating. I've been told that spine people feel that the amount wasn't adequate, but the board believed that was as much as the people could afford." It will cover, operations including salaries of new teachers and teachers' raises, he said. He added: "It was nice to have so many candidates in the race to bring out so ma- ry different views and ideas, some of which can be used in the future. I want to thank the people who had enough confidence in me to vote for me after I've been on the board this long." Coe said: "The number of candidates in this election is indicative of the interest and concern in every area of our school system. I am fully conscious of the responsibilities, the decisions to be made and the work involved in (Continued on page 6) The start of the big event . . . the annual Junior Champ "Olympics" competition here ... brought out Mayor George Johnson (center) to light the torch to be carried to the High School athletic field, scene of the competition. Jack Kelly,. representing the sponsoring Jaycees, stands beside the Junior Champ flag. Nearly 80 pre-Olympic age youngsters participated i n the Saline Department of Recreation-Saline Jaycee Junior Champ Development Track and Field Meet held at Saline High School, Saturday. The Olympic torch was ignited in downtown Saline by Mayor George Johnson. It was relayed by six runners to the- athletic field, where the participants and spectators witnessed the traditional Olympic pageantry and ceremony that preceeded the day's events. A total of 102 medals and 62 ribbons were awarded to contestants in five different age divisions from 8 to 18 years. The contestants also received a free lunch served , by the- Saline Jaycee Auxiliary. Nine boys qualified to compete at the State Junior Champ Meet to be held in Saline on July 20, hosted by the local club. The winners Saturday included : Boys' Pee Wee Division: 50-yd. dash ~ Danny Arend, Steve Monty, BrUce Ford, Roy Lamberson, Tony Corona; 100-yd. dash ~ Steve (Continued on page 6) Needs Remodelling For Accreditation The obstetrical department built 10 years ago, regula- at Saline Community Hospi- tions did not require the septal is to be closed on Octo- aration of the delivery room ber i from the surgery They do The decision was announc- ?°w> and Saline hospital's deed this week by the board of livery room is in the "surg_- directors after study of a re- f1 suite". Building codes for port from the operating com- hospitals have changed a mittee. To keep the depart- Sreat deal d^m% the■ 10 ment open and comply with years . . m fact they accreditation requirements f**$P almost from day to would necessitate extensive day," a committee member remodelling, the committee observed, indicated. A statement re- The statement continues: leased by the board said: "The fact that the obstetrical "The recommendation was department as a separate un- not an easy decision to be it has constantly lost money made, but one that the com- and has remained open only mittee felt necessary for the at the expense of the other survival of the remaining hospital departments. It was hospital departments. It was felt that an expenditure of arrived at after diligent in- even a lesser amount was not vestigation by the commit- justified." tee and upon the recommen- "The hospital was accred- dation of the state and coun- ited three years ago. At that ty health departments after time, we were told we must an investigation by them." separate our delivery room "By the nature of the ob- f«tt_i surgery." Accreditation stetrical department, it must is determined by the Accredi- be controlled by strict regu- ta.10n Committee of the Amotions. Our department does erican Hospital Association not live up to these regula- losing of the OB depart- tions, and an exnenditure of ment will retease eight beds something in excess of 5200,- immediately for use as med- 000 must be made to com- ical-surgical beds. Originally, ply." the OB wing had 10'beds but, When the hospital was (Continued on page 3) -.__•*. $ .<& ?&.?_.*** -^J/a**1 „-*_V-r. • ^ .-->' ■" -~ .w..\<- __H_^ . "^__________P'.»S* "Mr. €^^y °>>- "****i.k^ ~***t&£. ^YrffVY^ <<_. A\& sr. -'*>_. C**?' %»e c .^ ~^m?. <& ,t>'i^: j?.^.'-1 D --,_. f'jiw^- c^'-.^' %*£>* i-'^tx^ '%c%f&* - > ■ . _.-">*& * - - . * - - ____s»_2 *_> . ?y *k .rt' U!fS5. X^ >^ "'?..)-. *£<? & ■*. .tl». 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Main speaker, will.address the gathering on "Counting, the Cost" The will return later this week to prepare for the climactic tured here, will be honored at Commencemeni Exercises Donald Currie, superintendent of Royal Oak School's** graduating seniors, now on their class trip .down east, ceremonies. s .-.-■■■ . • \ • ■ . . .
|Title||1968-06-12; 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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