Christmas Boughs

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the below in 17 1218 the the *5 by this Boughs Packed In Boxes Help Advertise Area Everywhere A little bit of Wisconsin's north- woods is reaching into every corner of Ihe country in time for the Christmas season because of the business acumen ol a former Army private who is living off (ho land and doing nicely. Jim Zambon, 24, former Iron Mountain. Mich., resident who no\v operates the Holiday Acres resort with his wife, the former D«iris Blaesing, is busy these days delivering delivering scores of neat boxes to the postoflice for shipment to customers customers in all the 43 states. In the boxes are seven kinds of boughs, taken from trees growing on the resort land, which is located on Lake Thompson. The boughs- • white, Norway and jack pine; balsam balsam fir and ground pine, and hemlock hemlock and cedar—nre packed away neatly into the boxes after they arc cut by Jim and his father-in-law, George Blnesing. Doris handles the bookkeeping end of the business which promises to reap at least 1,000 1,000 orders this season, at S2.70 each. Jim and his wife first tried the idea last year on a small scale-and scale-and they were pleasantly surprised to total 500 orders. This year, they are confident of doubling that total, total, and sec even rosier years ahead. The young couple feels it has just begun to tap what should prove to be a lucrative venture. The expenses of running the business are relatively low. Jim points out—the boxes cost 25 cents each and postage averages about 50 cents per order. Other costs—packing costs—packing paper, a license, and shipping tag—bring the total expense to about $1 a box, leaving the rest of the $2.79 as profit for the proprietors. proprietors. Thus, while most resort owners are inclined to take it easy during the winter, the Zambons are managing managing to make their property yield profit even in the cold winter months when other resorts usually shut down. The boxes which weigh from • eight to 10 pounds apiece, are pack! pack! od in a large garage at the resort. I The customers who write in daily i for orders use the boughs to make | Christmas wreaths, or decorations ; of many types for the Yule season j The Zambon business is doing its bit to advertise the northwoods. for ! people in every state arc gelling a i first hand touch and smell of the northern Wisconsin country. Forest County Maps immunization Plan The lf>50 immunization program for Forest county was mapped out i this week at a meeting in Crandon of the Forest county health committee, committee, it was reported today by Dr. Frances Kline, district s t a t e health officer in Rhinelander. Dr. Kline explained the program will begin in April with all chil- 1 dren of pre-school age being immunized immunized against diphtheria, whooping whooping cough, tetanus and small pox. Children already to school will receive receive "booster 1 ' shots. The location of immunization centers has not yet been determined, determined, it was added. But three centers will be. established in str- tegic locations throughout the county. Members of the health committee committee are County Nurse Frances Link; C. J. Baltus of Laona. county board chairman; S.- W. Ihlenfeldt, county superintendent of schools; Mrs. C. J.. .Colburn. Hiles'; Judge W. S. Rollinson. Rollinson. Crandon, and Dr. Kline. A write constitution It has offer held that year. STATE — SOON! In TECHNICOLOR .i»r-.n, JENNIFER JONES GREGORY PECK JOSEPH GOTTEN Hot Pecan 20c Two scoops of mint ice cream topped and garnished with whipped cream GIFT CHEESE

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 15 Dec 1949, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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