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Green Bay Press-Gazette from Green Bay, Wisconsin · Page 28

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Monday, August 15, 1955
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Monday, Auqurt 15, 1953 Green Bay Press-Gazette , ; - r A . v r si ,; , ts I, -a sr;1! . L..L " - f Skr i f-' " ' "' . n' Plan Sertoma Chapter Plans for organization of a Green Bay chapter of Sertoma International, service club, were made here Saturday by, from left, Wilford Frerk, international director; William Schmidt, 3rd District governor; Edward H. Neison, standing, former governor, 3rd District, all of Chicago; Roger L. Aldrich, Green Bay, prospective charter member; and Richard P. Clifford, Kansas City, Mo., Sertoma counselor. Writing Examinations Some of the 94 out of 160 applicants for positions on the expanded Wisconsin traffic force are shown above writing examinations at the Vocational School. Those who successfully pass exams will receive oral and medical exams in Madison in September for positions as traffic officer trainee, driver li cense examiner, and supervisor of driver license examiners. Similar exams were held in other cities Saturday. gray ,.'v:- iwi nti JSJ Face of Death" John W. Calvert, 47, looks at the drain pipe through which he was whisked 180 feet by swirling rain water in Baltimore, Md., Sunday. "I saw the face of death," he said after escaping with bruises. (AP Wirephoto) School Bus Drivers Must Attend Meeting School bus drivers are required to attend one of the 25 meetings being held for them in the next few weeks by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Joseph D. Donovan, county superintendent of schools, said today. Three of the meetings will be in this area. They are: 7 o'clock Tuesday evening, Aug. 30, at Seymour High School; 9 o'clock Wednesday morning, Sept. 1, at Kiel High School; and 9 o'clock Friday morning, Sept. 16, at Coleman Theater in Coleman. Members of the state traffic patrol of the Motor Vehicle Dept. will attend all meetings to discuss bus regulations and to answer questions.! Copies of their revised edition! of "Wisconsin School Bus Reg ! ulations" will be available for distribution soon. New legislation and court decisions affecting pupil transportation and school bus drivers will be discussed. Much attention will be given to the "School Bus Stop Law" which was repealed and a new statute recreated. In addition to school bus drivers, the meetings are for school administrators and officials and county school committee members. "The rapid expansion of pupil transportation calls for increased attention to such matters as safety, efficiency, adequacy, and economy of operations," according to G. E. Watson, state superintendent of public instruction. State in Fifth Day Without Trace of Rain Wisconsin, in with many other parts of the nation, entered its fifth day without rain today. The weatherman said the rainless spell would probably last until Tuesday and then only be broken in the northwestern part of the state where scattered showers were likely Green Bav is in that section Victim's Bed Roll Officers view the bed roll carried by Peter Gorham, 12, Boy Scout of Evanston, 111., on the day he disappeared while hiking with other Scouts in woods near their Muskegan, Mich., camp July 5. The boy's body was found Sunday in a refuse dump 150 feet from where the bed roll lay. He had been shot. (AP Wirephoto) Postal Savings Funds Speeded To Survivors New methods of faster payment to widows, families, and estates of deceased postal sav- of the state that has been toldiings depositors have been ex- JUST FOLKS The Seasons By EDGAR A. GUEST Now it's summer. Should you go there, It is winter in Australia. In New Zealand, if they grow there, Dead are zinnia and dahlia. When of lightning there's no glint or Roar and rumble of the thunder And we're shoveling snows of winter. It is summertime down under. STURGEON BAY, Wis. !Sea sons never romp tnonther The body of John C. Kraemer.l As the world continues Manitowoc business man who! twirling, drowned June 26 near littlelwhen wpVp ha'vino .-,v,o. .. j . - . ..(, ....... Drowning Victim's Body Is Recovered to look for another day of fair skies. Temperatures will continue on the warm side also, with a high of 89 predicted for this afternoon and 88 on Tuesday. The maximum Sunday, also a sunny day, was 89. Elsewhere, the dying remnants . of hurricane Connie soaked the Lake Erie region and scattered showers were re ported from western New Eng land to Florida and westward along the Gulf Coast to Louisi ana. Despite the warm daytime temperatures, nights are cool. The mercury hit a low of 55 here last night. The forecast calls for a minimum of 56 to night. The state overnight low was 49 at Lone Rock. weather Somewhere else the snow is swirling. Sturgeon, was found at 3:30 p.m. Sunday by a fishing party. The body was noticed bv a party aboard the tug "Liber- Here's a notion rather pleasing ty," and the Coast Guard took I Though to write of it it to shore. It was floating off! seems silly: Riley'i Point not far fromjWhile we swelter, some are where Kraemer fell from his j freezing; boat. Two young grandsons j When they swelter, we reported the accident. i are chillv. , tended to the post office in Green Bay and in 215 major American cities. The Post Office Dept. last December experimentally authorized 11 large post offices to pay postal savings balances of deceased depositors to the duly-accredited executors and administrators of their estates. In the past, requests for payment in all cases were made through the pos' office in which deposits had been made back to the Division of Pos tal Savings at the Post Office Dept. in Washington. The new procedure, under which the post office which has the deposit can make the payment promptly to the rep resentative of the estate with out referring the matter Dack to Washington, saves an aver age of two weeks. Payment is now made in an average of a week or less, contrasted with three weeks or more under the former procedure The experimental use of the program begun in Chicago. New York, Detroit,.. Philadel phia, Los Angeles, Milwaukee Cleveland, St. Louis, Boston Washington, and Brooklyn proved so successful the Post Office Dept. announced in March it planned to expand it to other major offices. Gen erally speaking, these are post otfices which have annual receipts of $1,000,000 or more. Edward Wigman Dies in Neenah Edward M. Wigman, 69, Neenah, former resident of Green Bay, died at his home Sunday morning after a linger ing illness. Born Aug. 13, 1886, in Marinette, he married the former Emma Miller in Green Bay, Apr. 27, 1920. In the same year he was transferred by the U mated at $800, Wisconsin Telephone Co., to Overturns on Curve Injured in County Crashes In Weekend Eleven persons were injured in Brown County traffic accidents Saturday and Sunday but none of the injured was critically hurt, according to Brown County traffic officers, Five of the injured were hurt in a single three-car smash-up late Sunday after noon which demolished two of the vehicles and caused property damage in excess of 1,000. Drivers of the cars involved were Leona I. Derwae, Rt. 1; Anton J. Mankowski, 70, 511 Heyrman St.: and Laurence Cisler, Kewaunee Rt. 3. Injured were Mis Derwae, who suffered injuries to the right arm, left hip, and left hand; and her passengers, Cecelia Mancheski, 118 S. Baird St., bump on the head and in jured chest; and Ted Menge, 14, 1615 11th Ave., cuts to the right wrist, chest and stomach. Suffers Head Cuts Mankowski sustained a la cerated head and his wife, 66, suffered cuts on the face, head and jaw, and possible internal injuries. Carlos P. Brochtrup, 17, Kaukauna, Rt. 3, sustained a bump on the forehead at 5:10 m. Saturday when his car skidded off County Trunk Highway "Z" in the Town of Holland and' crashed into a ditch. Damage to the car was estimated at $700. Cornelius Phalen, Aurora, 111., sustained minor injuries early Sunday morning when the car in which he was riding skidded out of control on Sun-! set Beach Road in the Town! of Suamico and overturned The driver, Daniel Dobbins, 19, Aurora, was not injured but damage to his car was es- ill' tin: y 1 in V 1fMT fi mil 7 0t Caught With Their Veils Down King Saud of Saudi Arabia appears unconcerned but his aides look a little startled at the sight of unveiled Iranian women at this dinner party in his honor at Tehran last week. The picture was made just before an official order against photographs showing King Saud with unveiled ladies, a breach of Moslem custom. King Saud was paying a state visit to Iran, (AP Wirephoto) Motor Company Owner Passes Orville Schaffer Is Heart Attack Victim on Sunday Neenah. He was a member of Hawley-Dieckhoff Post, Amer ican Legion Neenah, and the ; Fraternal Order of Eagles, No Four Are Admitted At Oconto Hospital OCONTO, Wis. Four pa tients were admitted and two discharged at the hospital here 1099. He was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers America. He retired in 1951. Besides his widow, survivors are two brothers, Elmer, Green Bay, and Henry, Ironwood; three sisters, Mrs. Casper Gal-' latin, Marshfield; Mrs. Henry Ashley and Mrs. Barney Miller,; Green Bay. j The body is at the Westgorj Funeral Home, Neenah, and will be at the Mohr Funeral Home here after 2 o'clock Tues-J day afternoon. Funeral serv ices will be conducted there at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon Jack Vande Hei, 25, 344 N Ashland Ave., and his passen ger, William Vande Hei, were taken to St. Vincent's Hos-Dital after their car skidded Of nn lnnca arxvc anrl nvurtnrn ed on Basten Curve, County Trunk Highway "N," at 11:25 p. m. Saturday, Vande Hei, the more seriously injured, sutler Orville A. Schaffer, 41, 140 N. Oakland Ave., owner of Schaffer Motor Sales, Inc., died suddenly of a heart attack Sunday evening. He suffered the attack while driving with his fam ily on Humboldt road. Mr. Schaffer was born Feb. 12, 1914, in Green Bay, and attended! St. . Patrick's1 School and West High School. He was a gradu ate of St. Nor-b e r t College and a veteran Gauerke Named State Chaplain Of Elks Assn. John W. Gauerke, 324 S. Madison St., was elected chaplain of the Wisconsin State Elks Assn. at the. an nual state Elks convention which ended at Wausau Saturday. Gauerke, member of Lodge 259 here, will hold the position for one year. Other state officers in elude: Ken neth Sullivan, Madison, pr e s i d e n t; Arnold Miller, vice president Mauthe, Port , nrrv ' M Gauerke at laif,e; Carl Schaffer of World War II, serving in ed possible rib fractures. Dam- Okinawa. He also served dur- age to the car totaled $700, ln8 lne Korean war. ne e county Dolice reported. listed in July, 1942, as a p Myron Herrmann, 17, White- vate and was a captain at the law, Rt. 1, suffered bruises at close of World War He 4:58 p. m. Saturday when his!took over the DeSoto-Plymouth car overturned in an almost identical accident on a Town of Glenmore road. His car in curred $800 damage agency here in November, 1954 Survivors include his wife, the former Loretta Ott, Madi rwiaiH Pactorcki lfi 991 son: three children. Susan. 11, oy me itev. Liouis uasi. nunai!rje gt rje pere suffered anl&aran lu ana Anay Jim, b will be in Woodlawn Cemetery with military rites by the Sul livan-Wallen Post, American Legion. Electrical Workers Elect Lloyd Lindner Lloyd Lindner of Green Bay was elected vice president of the Wisconsin State Council of AFL Electrical Workers Sunday at Oshkosh. Rex Frans- way of Milwaukee was re elected to his 19th term aspres ident. Other officers named were E. C. Madsen, Racine, secretary; and Leonard Peterson, Superior, Walter Schnurbusch, Madison. Gus Bulgrien, Portage, Arthur Schrocder, Milwaukee and Paul Finner, Eau Claire, directors. Eagles Meet Tonight Fraternal Order of Eagles over the weekend. Domingo will meet at 8 o'clock this eve- Rodriques of Bond Village and;ning in the clubrooms. .Lunch injured lett ankle and a bruised back when he drove his bicycle into the side of a truck on the lower De Pere road near the Shrimp Shack at 3 p. m. Saturday. The truck driver, G. K. Beige, Valders, was unable to swerve the truck in time to avoid the ac cident. The bike was demol ished, county officers report ed. Maria Molina of Abrams, Rt. 1, were discharged. Admitted were Donald Meiers. Oconto, Rt. 2: Rebekah Wasurick, 230 Pine St., Oconto; Charles Larmay, Lena, Rt. will be served following the meeting Two Public Hearings Set Tuesday Evening Two public hearings at 8 p.m. will be part of the Tues day night City Council meet ing A hearing will be held on an ordinance proposed by the health and welfare committee to establish license fees for trailer parks, which are not covered in personal property assessments. The committee proposed an annual fee of $100 for each trailer park and $3.15 monthly from each trailer owner, to be collected by the park operator. I The other hearing is on an his parents, Mr. and Mrs. An drew Schaffer, Green Bay; and a sister, Mrs. Rex Dieterle, Milwaukee. A brother, Francis, preceded him in death six months ago. The body is at the Blaney Funeral Home, where friends may call luesday atternoon and evening. It will be at the Ryan Funeral Home in Madi son on Wednesday and funer al services will be conducted Thursday morning at Immacu late Heart of Mary Church, Madison. Burial will be in Madison. age, vice persident, nortneast district; Bert Becher, vice persident, northwest district; Cletus Chadek, Milwaukee, vice president, southern district; Leo Schmalz, secretary; William Otto, Racine, treasurer; Charles Hervey, Apple-ton, inner guard; James Fran-ey, Eau Claire, sergeant-at-arms; and Marty Van Rooy, Appleton, trustee. Van Rooy was re-elected for a five-year-term. Enters Guilt Plea To Entry at Bank MILWAUKEE Wl Harold Zahn, 41, of Shawano, pleaded guilty to violation of the federal bank robbery act in the attempted burglary of the Bon- duel State Bank July 19. U. S. District Judge Kenneth P. Grubb ordered a pre-sentence examination. The FBI said that Zahn Rites Set Tuesday For John Pederson SURING, Wis. John Ped erson, 9.5, ot me lown oi Breed, died Sunday at the Telford Convalescent Home near Gillett. He was born in Norway April 3, 1862, and was mar ried there 69 years ago to Ma thea Olson. They came to the United States in 1891 with two children, and farmed in Ocon to and Shawano counties. Mrs. Pederson died in 1940. The body is at the Soulek Funeral Home, Suring, where the Rev F. C. Benecke will conduct the last rites at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Breed Cemetery. Mr. Pederson is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Ed (Martha) Ponsegreau of Breed, Mrs. Josephine Luby, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Irving (Alice) Meilenz, Fall River, Wis.; four sons, Peter of Shawano, Ole of Watersmeet, Mich., Albert of Breed, and Melvin, Milwaukee; 12 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and one great, great granddaughter. ' j Bus Stops But Not at Bus Stop A bus with a mind of its own rolled from the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. garage Sunday but rebelled at following its normal route. The driverless "wayward bus" rolled from the garage, crossed the 300 block S. Washington Street into the Kroger Store parking lot, snapped off a light pole, and came to a halt against the cement base of the pole. The six-ton bus had been left with its motor running to warm up. No passengers were waiting at the "bus stop" and no one was hurt. AC Directors Meet The board of directors of the ordinance which would rezoneibroke into the bank but washing to work Association of Commerce wilhnine lots between Gross andl frightened away without any 4: and Miss Ella Doberstien.imeet at the Beaumont Hotel Coleman, Rt. 1. Tuesday noon. Marquette Avenues from sec- ;pnd residential to high density. money when two employes re turned o the bank in the eve- Thomas Holverson Succumbs Sunday STURGEON BAY, Wis. Thomas Holverson, 71, Clay-banks, died at the home of his brother Odean Sunday night. He had been in ill health for about five years. Mr. Holverson was born in Door County and spent most of his life in Kewaunee and Sturgeon Bay where he was employed by the U. S. Corps of Engineers. He sailed the Great Lakes for 30 years. Surviving besides his broth er Odean and a brother Anton, Manitowoc Rapids, and a brother Hilbert, Sand Point, Idaho; a sister, Mrs. Alex Mits, Claybanks. The body is at the Stoneman Funeral Home here where it may be viewed from 2 p.m. Tuesday until the time of services. The last rites will be conducted at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Bayside Cemetery. Bam, Silo Lost In Briarton Blaze Special to Press-Gazette SEYMOUR, Wis. Fire destroyed a 120 by 35-foot barn and exploded a silo on the Carl Mueller farm a mile west of Briarton Saturday tfternoon. Mueller said the loss also included two calves, a corn binder, 40 tons of hay and some straw. He did not know what caused the fire. The Seymour Rural Fir Dept. remained on duty from 3 to 11 p.m. to prevent the blaze from spreading. Water Zahn was arrested threewas supplied by the Consoli- days later at the home of adated Badger Cooperative of relative near Shawano. Shawano.

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