Saints car club 1956

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Saints car club 1956 - Club of Lake Geneva "Hot Rodders Getting...
Club of Lake Geneva "Hot Rodders Getting Support From Community Bv AC.ATHA L.A.NZILLOTTI lidoi' anrj s.id it w.il help him| Fines and dues rollecled by LAKE GENEVA — The words check <m speede.-s. especi.iilyIclub are to Iw Used for rent on .saints, rods and custom—as unre- around the school areas—a ix)lice pcnnanent meeting place, tools. lated in connotation as three words problem (or .several .voars. A list e<iuipment. part.s and other ican be—are becomin;: the[^,,^ community. common in of the license numbers of rliihjE.\pert volunteer help in mcchan- ,mcmtx'rs will lie tu.-ned over to its, bo<ly and fender work is being ought. In addition to Thake club officers are. Edward Thompson, Saints, Rods and Custom Club is'the chief this week, a label for some 16 young people- Eh". Lee Stroemer, local optome. with a zealous interest in automo -itrist and adult advisor for the club.jvire president: Ray Tremble, sec- ''"Ps- the group is an "excellent wav .iclary, and Ronald'Lavin, treasui^ While the common term for suchito promote safety." pr_ a group is 'hot rodders." members] PraispH Educational Valiii. j ' .Wki -tH Are Trademark, feel that for some there may be! Herb Foatherstone, local garage something unsavory in that word .iowner and former instructor m au- But they often use it themselves. I tomobile mechanics, praised the because they are members of thCj educational value of the club as a National Hot-Rod Association. They began a campaign to make way to teach practical subjects as well as civic resfwnsibility. School themselves better known last weekiofficials went a step further, say- at the city council mceUng. Hcad-'iiK they are encouraged to see fa- ed bv president Robert Thake andllhers joining their sons in any ar- one adult advisor, Robert Lavin,|tivity, adding that only good ran six memljers appeared to ask fori^ome from a happy parent-child endorsement of their objectives. They received it— wholeheartedly. Thake, a serviceman stationed at the radar base near Williams Bay, spoke with conviction to the alderman, reading the organiza-l relationship. Lavin, whose son, Ronald, Is a charter member, said it probably will be hard for the public to believe believe the club has a serious purpose. purpose. He said there are 16 mem- tion's constituUon, listing rules andjbers. plus four girls who form a ^....j , I kind of "ladics auxiliary." disciplinary action slated for members members who violate the club's and the One of the aspects of the club] which will be visible is the club "uniform," a brown leather jacket. Serious in their purpose to members, the four girls, Beverly Feathcrstone. Roberta Leonard, Virginia Otto and Susie Bowman, said they are honorary members .solely because they are not years old yet. The girls .said fhey joined because because they like cars and want to learn about them. The pretty au.<il- iar\'. with more suggestion about them nf lace-edged petticoats and parasols than mufflers and manifolds, manifolds, continue to insist there is difference in the club rules becaiise Applications pour in dail.v, he they happen to be girls. community's regulations for safelsa'd- Each applicant is screened driving. His feeling for the clubjcarefull.v. To be a member, one stems from an interest in carsi^iu^t be 16 years old and have a driver's license. Cars of members carry plaques identifying them. sparked in his childhood in Minneapolis Minneapolis by his father and brothers^ and made to bum brighter by a' campaign under wav at his base.^ T P" i T Officers there adopted a "get ICe ilCSta IS tough" policy to "tame^' .soldier; in j n drivers following a series of fatal! lemieCl OUCCeSS accidents. Hope for Raceway Lavin, though noncommittal on this point, said the girls are needed needed — for such ladylike activities as upholstering cars and fund raising. Lakeland Hospital ELKHORN — A daughter was born in Lakeland Hospital to Mrs. Richard J. Travis, Lake Geneva. Medical: Mildred Wagner, Lyons: Lyons: Kenneth Chumbley Jr., Lake Geneva: Mrs. Virgil BeUicld. Williams Williams Bay; Kenneth Strohbusch, Clinton: Mrs. John Gallagher. Delavan; Delavan; Mrs. Ida August. Darien. Surgical: Mrs. Leo Peters, Alice Ragland, Ronald Couey. Gary and Rol)crt Schoenbeck, Elkhom; Ed- WHITEWATER—Chairman Clay According to Lavin. main obje-''^SBett reported that the first Ice tive is to cut down on such un- Fiesta sponsored by the local L1- healthv activities as street races, on.* Gub at Whitewater Lake on This energj- will be channeled more Sunday was a success with attcnd- construclivel.v. he said. The group ^"ce at an all-time high for local will discuss with county officials; events. the possibilities of locating al Those in charge of foods and re"drag" re"drag" or raceway where racingi frcshments were kept busy and re- can be done safely and legally. The i ported complete sell-outs. Awards, . _ raceway will be used for test runs, were made to first, second andjward Knapp. Fonlana; D>an Wie- in trjing for mechanical perfec-| third place winners in eight events, jdenheft. East Troy, tion. j winnei-s were; I Dismissed: Wilbur Anderson, The club now meets In the BO.VS ' and girls' mid;;et rare. I Mrs, .Mary Robillard. Alice Rag- YJMCA . but Lavin said plans are Dennis Maikoroski, Larry Rush- ••'nd. Paula Jones. Elkhorn; Mrs. being made to rent a garage or, man and Tern- Tratt; Lions'j Russell Graske. Rudolph Niemann, bam where the bo.vs will be able event. Tom Ellison, Mark Ltizi.'Mrs. Kenneth Parr. Delavan: Mrs. to construct an automobile to be peie Trewvn: boys' and girls' rub Emma Katzcnberg. Genoa Oty; u.sed in racing, either nationally or races, Tom Ridpaih. David Bustv Mrs. Eiwin Kiizrow and .son. Lake locally. 'man, Tom Miller: boys' and girls' j Geneva, The club has an educational pnvj junior rare. R<xl Daicr. P.iiil Jo- _____ gram under wa.v. Material and seph. David Reardsley: h.>ys inter them In Miami and drive them films from national automobile as-mediate race, Joe •M 'l'ci'ii"".: back to Whitewater, sociations. safety groups librariesi Matt .Messner. Tom Wendt; f.gu.:e bloodmobile wiU make a vis- and universities are shown andskating. Diane Daggett. Phyllisi „-.j„„,j,„ discussed. Several local business-! Fulton, Joan Chopp: 41^vard r"-:iL ^"i'T''!'''" TKI^?'"^^^^ men. garagemen and law enforce-'lav. first team, David Updegraff.iThe blood bank w.n be m opera- ment officers have joined in sup- Tom Wcndt. Matt .Srhmidl. Matt tion fion. n.»n to P^- '^^ porting efforts of the group. Messner: waltz to music, partners. nrmor>-. Those wtto have not made Chief of Police .Mel Swance Pat Jewell and Cathy Black. P-jm aPP^intrnenrs but ^vish to donate called the duos objective a "good Knox and Diane Daggett. Anne Dc-j blood «ill be welcome. Baufer and Hollie Chopp

Clipped from Janesville Daily Gazette17 Jan 1956, TuePage 10

Janesville Daily Gazette (Janesville, Wisconsin)17 Jan 1956, TuePage 10
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