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 - Two City Employes Honored At Retirement Banquet...
Two City Employes Honored At Retirement Banquet Two employes of the City of Sault : Ste. Marie, with 32 years of service ', between them, were honored at a retirement banquet at the Holiday Inn Tuesday evening. The retiring employes are Ray j McCarron of 1002 Minneapolis St., ; a grader operator, and Destlise : "Dee" Benoit of 538 Oaka St., a watchman at the city garage., ; They were joined by 30 fellow em- ! ployes at the dinner, along with ! three city employes who are already . ; retired, Fred Niemi, Charles Kibble, i . and Joe Seppanen. } ; Toastmaster for the evening was ' City Manager Kalph E. Speer, who said, "V.'e are losing two people : whom I hate to see go. They were j vonderful employes for the city. and wonderful fellows to work with." However, the time comes when a man "can sit back and take it a little easy, and that's pretty nice," he said. . ; Each was presetned a gift as "an \ expression of your fellow employes' j regard", and Speer presented each ' the customary S100 honorarium the ' city gives each retiring employe. Benoit and McCarrcn spoke briefly briefly in appreciation of the gifts, and for their associations v.-ith their fellow fellow employes. Comments were added by each person present. Leo Gillaspie of the water department department asked those present to observe ! a minute of silence for the following: following: -deceased city employes: John . : Bonno, Russell Avery, Jack Dolan. I \ Henry Sherman, Richard R. Rein- i i hart. Tom Splain. and Phi! Grave'.'.?. ' McCarron was employed by the •• city for 22 years and four months. from Jan. 9. 1932. In that time, he lest only two weeks' time. He said he may possibly work summers, but he and Mrs. McCarron McCarron <p!an to so«nd this summer at their cabin on Waiska Bay. Benoit. a city employe for 10 years, nine months, has no immediate immediate plans. Before working for the city, he was employed by the Escanaba. Escanaba. Mfg. Co.. and worked in the woods. A 1-5-day jail sentence was handed handed Elmi'r Miliigan of the Sault on Tuesday in Municipal Court -when he faced a disorderly charge. THIS is {he story they lived on » ihe firing 1 Jii'ei as it was told from tiieir hearts in a million letters home!

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 28 Apr 1954, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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