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PAGE 2 Earl A. Nehls in Assembly Race on Democratic Slate Earl A. Nehls, alderman of the Third ward and a member of the Oneida county board of supervisors for eight years, today announced he will be n candidate for the Democratic nomination for assem* bly frotn the district comprising Oneida, Florence and Forest counties. The district now is served by Clarence W. Gilley, .Rhinelander electrical contractor, who will be opposed for the Republican nomination by Paul R. Alfonsi, Min- ocqtta school principal. Nehls, 46, was elected supervisor • from the Third ward in 1941. He now is chairman of the county board's audit committee and secretary of the highway committee Elected this spring as one of two aldermen from his ward, he is chairman of the purchasing com. mittee of the city council. Makes Statement. Ih announcing his candidacy Nehls said: "I intend to work for the best in terests of northern Wisconsin, its peoples and its industries.. I would be available to serve full time in the legislature, for I have been assured I can obtain a leave of ab sence to attend all legislative ses sions. "I do not favor too stringent reg ulations on industry in the matte of pollution control, for 1 am con vinced that Wisconsin paper com panics and other industries ar making an honest effort to solv the problem on their own. "I would fight for improvemen of highways in the area, especiall Highway 17 north and south o Rhinelander, for good'highways are essential to the continued growth of northern Wisconsin. I believe County Trunk A should be placed on the state trunk highway system as a continuation of Highway 32." Headed Union Here. Nehls at one time was president of local No. 66, International ' Brotherhood of Paper Makers, 'and now is a delegate of that union to the Rhinelander Central L a b o r Council. During the war he served on the -OPA board and was chairman of the Red Cross labor group. A native of Wittenberg, he a't- tended schools there. He was manager of the Northern Milling Company in Antigo and was^ransferred to Rhinelander in 1932. Later, he was owner of the Badger Supply Company, whose building was destroyed by fire in January, 1936. Then he managed the Flambeau Jobbing Company here in 1937-38. He has been employed . by the Rhinelander Paper .Company since IN ASSEMBLY RACE—First Democratic candidate to announce his ntentions is, Earl A. Nehls, Thirc ward alderman and a member o: the Oneida county board for eigh years. Nehls .will seek the Demo cratic nomination for assemblymai from the Oneida, Florence and For est counties district. The incumben assemblyman is Clarence W. Gil ley, Republican,.-who will be op posed by Paul R. Alfonsi, Minocqu School "principal. Resort'Service' Group Launched Promotion of Wisconsin resor areas and better methods of conducting the ; re.Sort business are the aims of a newly formed service organization, the Resort Institute of America, Inc., with offices in Chicago. •; Established as a research agency to test operating methods and procedures as ^applied to the resort business, the Resort Institute of America, in cooperation with manufacturers, advertising councils, trade promotion groups and related organizations, will provide case-tested solutions for any problem' the resort owner may have, will .keep him informed as to streamlined business methods and cost-cutting operations as well as undertake area promotional activities and provide public relations counseling on a personal basis for both local and regional impact.. ' Arnon .Benson, president of Resort Institute, pointed out that almost 400 resorts have gone into bankruptcy since the first of the year "Our services to resort owners are planned to prevent that, as well as how. to • produce greater profits from the same investment," Benson said. of a Nehl£ Js4narried? aria ^Fas son's. His^wife is tSeVfortgiE* Amanda D. Collier of Rhinelander. as subjects wel as be 'discussed inj.detail-*t^rough of-regular/publications made available, to? members "who enrolled

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 01 Jul 1950, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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