Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 15, 1965 · Page 8
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BGHT IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN SATURDAY, MAY 15,1965. Hospital Plays Prominent Role In Area Economy By RUDOLPH SIMONICH Secretary, Grand View Hospital Board of Trustees. "If you have read the first two articles published duri n g our observ a n c e of Hosp i t a 1 Week, you cannot help but realize Grand View Hospital performs a vital role in community health and also plays a significant role in our area economy. Today we have a special report, "Community Economics." It will portray the economic results of our hospital. "Last year we spent $606,000, of which approximately $467,000, of 77 per cent, went to em- ployes and local business firms. The "analysis of our 1964 payroll," shows a total of 164 em- ployes. Our normal employment averages 125-130 people. The total' '*ili.64 represents the total nufflfisp that worked in 1964. The diffapnce is due to turn over and £he number who prefer part- time work. The hospital offers a great variety of jobs and that too is illustrated by the report. Our 1964 payroll was $383,500 and is expected to be well over $400,000 this year. "In 1958 expenditures totaled $363,000 with a payroll of $220,000, and our employes numbered less than 100. As we look at the industrial picture in Goge b i c County we see Grand View as one of our few growing industries. The community distribu tion of our payroll indicates economic vitality to each c o mmu- nity. "Our Practical Nurse Education Program also plays an important role in 'community economics." It offers the opportunity of education to local people, who in many cases could not leave their families or cannot afford the cost of educat i o n if they had to pay living expenses out of town for a full year. The outstanding reputation of the program is now attracting students from many miles. More than 50 per cent of the present class comes from cities not in our local area. One of the students is from a city more than 600 miles from here. Eight of the graduates are for m e r miners, who seem to be happy in their new vocation and have been able to remain in our area as a result of local educat i o n and employment. "From the standpoint of area economics, Grand View Hospital should be looked at as service industry that must be preserved and further developed to its greatest potential. It is an industry that knows little or no lay-offs, requires conscientious and dedicated people, has shortage of trained personnel, and, certainly is desirable to the community." The report is asfollows: General classification and distribution of expenditures: Salaries wages, and professi o n a 1 fees, $383,500; social security and retirement expense, $28,000; local purchases (food, utilities supplies and services), $83,400; other purchases, (hospital su p- plies and equipment out of area, $11,400; total, $606,300. General type of job: Administrative and supervi sory, five, dollar amount, $28,000; accounting, clerical and general office, 24, $46,800; cooks and kitchen workers, 18 $30,700; janitors and cleaning maids, eight, $16,900; boiler at tendants and laborers, seven $19,300; skilled maintenance men, three, $13,700; registered professional nurses, 28, $70,100: licensed practical nurses, 32 $70,500; nursing service aides and orderlies, 26, $35,700; labor atory and X-ray technicians, se ven, $20,100; other professiona positions, $30,900; total, $383,500 (More professional, licens e c practical nurses, laboratory and X-ray technicians are needed) Community distribution of em ployes: Ironwood and township, includ Erwin, 70, wages, $160,400; Bes s e m e r and township, 57, $135, 400; Wakefield and township, 10 $14,100; Iron County, Wis., 24 $55,100; out of local area (pro fessional), three, $18,500; tot a 1 $383,500. Practical Nurse Educat Ion Program: Home Community. Ironwood and township, in eluding Erwin, 1962-64, 15 grad uates, '1965, three, total, 18; Bes •emer and towns h 1 p, 1962-64 nine, 1965, two, total, 11; Wake field and township, 1962-64, 13 1965, two, total, 15; Other Michi gan communities, 1962-64, three 1985, seven, total, 10; Iron Coun ty, Wis., 1962-64, 14, 1965, one total, 15; other out of state com munities; 1962-64, none, 1965 two, total, two. Fritz Peterson Mrs. Fritz Peterson, Oak- and, Calif., former Ironwood esident died Friday aftern o o n ollowing a long illness. The 'eters made their home on South Curry Street. Surviving are her husb an d; ne son, Gunnar of Oakland, and hree grandchildren and some reat-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Paul Kaiser Mrs. Paul Kaiser, 71, Bru c e Crossing, died at her home Friday afternoon. The former Hilda Binder was born Jan. 22, 1894 at Bruce crossing and had lived there all her life. She was married Sept. 25, 1912 at Ewen to Paul Kaiser. She was a charter member of the Bethany Lutheran Church and one of the church's oldest members. She was organist of he church for more than 35 years and Sunday School teacher for more than 40 years. She was a former news correspondent for The Daily Globe and at the time of her death was correspondent for the Ontonagon Herald. Surviving, besides her h u s- jand, are one daughter, Mrs. Emil Latva of Ewen; one grandson and three great-grandc h i 1- dren. The Brown Funeral Home, Bruce Crossing, will open for visitation Sunday and fune r a 1 services will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church with the Rev. Fred Bergfeld of Bruce Crossing officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Frank Delia WAKEFIELD—Mrs. Frank Delia, the former Kather i n e Olejniczak, 2323 No r th 73rd St., Wauwatosa, died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon at St. Mary Hospital,, Wauwatosa. Sh e wa s the daughter of Mrs. Joseph Olejniczak and the late Joseph Olejniczak, Milwaukee, former residents of Wakefield. Surviving are her husb and: three sons; one daughter; her mother; three sisters and a brother, Bernard of Wakefield. Funeral services were held this morning ,at Wauwatosa. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Olen- niczak and daughters left Thursday for Wauwatosa to attend the uneral. Marshall Green Choice To Succeed H. Jones WASHINGTON (AP) — Mar shall Green, a career Foreign Service officer, is Presiden Johnson's choice to succeed Howard Jones as U.S. ambassa dor to Indonesia. Green, 49, is now deputy as •istant secretary of state in charge of the Bureau, of Far Eastern affairs. His nomination to succeed Jones, who is retir ing, was announced Friday by tbt White House. Obituaries Hurley Knights Meet Sunday The Hurley Knights of Columbus will hold its monthly social meeting at 8 p.m. Sunday at its new clubrooms. A capacity crowd of 1,700 delegates, official clergy dignitary and guests are expected to attend the 64th Annual State -of Wisconsin Knights of Columbus Convention to be held at Rhinelander May 16-18. Delegates elected from the Hurley Council include John H. Taylor, grand knight, John A. Barto, immediate past grand knight; and the Rev. R. Baranow and Albino Zanella, alternates. Knights are reminded of the KC picnic to be held at the St. Mary church grounds on Sunday June 27. National Guard Plans Open House Sunday In observance of Armed Forces Week, Battery "A," Third Howitzer Batallion, 182nd Field Artillery, Michigan Nati o n a 1 Guard, will hold a open house from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Sunday at the Ironwood National Guard Armory. Under the slogan "Power for Peace," which has been used since 1963, equipment will be displayed featuring many of the nation's latest weapons. All persons in the area are invited to attend and inspect the armory and its equipment. Confirmation Rites at Salem Twelve boys and girls will be confirmed at the 10:30 a.m. worship services Sunday at Salem Lutheran Church. Members oi the class are Carol Ann English, Diane Christine Erickson, Karen Jayne Hill, Joneen Kay Josephson, Kristine Ann Lindberg, Ned Owen Lindberg, Diane Marie Mey e r, Mark Joseph Miller, Michael Jon Palmgren, Sandra Lee Swanson, Gayle Patricia Swanbeck and William Charles Trevarthen. Funerals MRS. ANNA OLLILA MASS — Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Ollila, 87, pioneer resident of Mass, who died May 3, at Houghton, were held May 5 at Memorial Chapel, Hancock. The Rev. Paul Heideman, Calumet, officiated. Burial was at Lakeside Cemetery, Hancock. A large number of relatives and friends from Mass and Wainola are attended the rites. MRS. AXEL NIEMI Funeral services for Mrs. Axel Niemi, 72, of S. Range Road, who died Wednesday, were held at 1:30 Friday afternoon at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Rev. Oliver A. Hallberg officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers included Elm e r Hill, Leonard Lindquist, Eugene Kompsie, Sheldon Lake, Gary Niemi and George Nordling Jr. Out of town relatives and friends attending the servl c e s included Frank Lassi of Seattle, Wash.; Mrs. Aliina Skytta of Virginia, Minn., and numero u s friends from each of the range communities. 5 Counties Act On Clinic Plan Five northern Wisconsin counties have taken further steps towards the establishment of a five-county mental guidance clinic. At their organization meetings in April, the Ashland, Bayfield, Iron, Price and Sawyer County boards of supervisors passed new ordinances and named perso n s to represent them on the clinic board. The Wisconsin statutes under which the state will participate in the cost of community clinics require that counties must pass ordinances in which they agree to participate and comply with certain minimum regulati o n s . Clinic boards up to 15 members can be named to organize and run the clinic. At a meeting in February held at Ashland, a five county committee which has been promoting the clinic since April of 1964 decided on a 15-person board with three from each county. It was also decided that two members from each county would be members of the county board and the third member representing an assigned discipline from that county. Persons who have been named to serve on the proposed five- county clinic board are as follows: Ashland County— George Bablick, Butternut; Eugene Halker, Ashland; Dr. A. A. Koehler, Ashland; Bayfield County—Thomas Rondeau Jr., Cable; George Moniza, Route 3, Ashland; Judge Lawrence K. Blanchard, Washburn; Iron County— P. J. Peterson, M o n- treal; Carl Prosek, Kimball; Joseph Nemec, child wel fare worker, Hurley; Price County— Alan Blomberg, Ogema; Wil liam Smart, Park Falls; Charlotte France, county nurse, Phillips; Sawyer County —Anton Jonjak, Route 2, Hayw a r d ; Robert Dunster, Hayward, and the Rev. Richard Dahlin, Hayward. Armand Cirilli, Hurley, chairman of the Five County Mental Health Committee, has been asked to call the first meeting of the clinic board. It is being planned so that representatives of the Wisconsin Division of Mental Hygeine will be at the meeting. An agenda is being set up for the first session of the clinic board. Under the Wisconsin plan for the establishment of community clinics, the state pays 40 per cent of the costs across the board. The cost of the clinic will depend, according to committee officials, on the extent of psychiatric care available, and the number of psychiatric social workers who are hired. The staff will consist of a part-time psychiatrist, a full-time psychologist, one or more psychiatric social workers and clerical staff. It is estimated that the cost of the clinic for the first years will be less than $40,000. The total share of five counties would be about $24,000, or less than $5,000 each. According to Cirilli: "we have the opportunity here to get a desperately needed facility at an annual cost of 35 cents per person in each of our five counti e s. It has been dramatically stated that it would cost each person in the five counties less than the price of two loaves of bread." It is further added that a cost of a clinic is fixed and does not vary unless planned that way While the state sets minimum requirements, because it is pay ing a large share of the cost, it also governs expenditures. PTA Officers Installed by Past President BESSEMER — Officers were installed at the meeting of the Washington Parent-Teacher Association, Wednesday, whi c h closed activities for the school year. Past president Mrs. David Berkovitz officiated in the installation of Mrs. Ernest Matazel in the office of president; Mrs. A. W. Boline, 1st vice president; Mrs. William C. Maccani, 2nd vice president; Mrs. Bernard Michelli, secretary; Mrs. Arvid Thors, treasurer. Mrs. Boline presided at the meeting in the absence of Mrs. Matazel who left to represent the PTA at a meeting relating to the Grand View Hospital problem. Appointment of standing committee chairmen by the president, were announced as follows: Stunt Night program, co-chairmen, Mrs. Bernard Jacob son and Mrs. Ronald Belmas; membership, Joseph Jurasin and Mrs. Robert Rundell; hospitality, Mrs. Anton Ippolite; publicity, Mrs. Robert Burt; historian, Mrs. Milton Nelson. Mrs. Louis Adams was appointed representative of the PTA at meetings of the Retarded Children's Association. A communication was received from the Fourth of July planning committee asking for a donation. The secretary was directed to respond to the communication informing that the PTA by-laws do not permit donations for the purpose; and the PTA will help in any other way needed to make the celebration a success. The first meeting in the fall was scheduled for Oct. 13. On behalf of the PTA, Mrs. Boline expressed appreciation to retiring president, Mrs. Lou i s Adams, for her leadership and devoted effort in promoting the PTA program, during her three year tenure in the office. She presented Mrs. Adams with a past president's pin as a token of appreciation. Tiny tots of the prim a r y grades delighted the audie nee with a program of vocal selections and dances directed by Mrs. Willow Tallio, vocal music instructor, and Miss Margaret Ann Boline, girls' physic a 1 education instructor, assisted by Mrs. Maurice Gustafson, Mrs. Arvid Thors, Mrs. Delbert Jacobson, and Mrs. D. J. Pitrone. First graders entertained with choral reading of "The Circus Parade" by Olive Miller, and action songs, "The Circus," The Clown, The Lion, I Like Monkeys, The Elephant, The Camel and The Seal, by Loue 11 a Garrett. Second graders present e d choral singing selections, Little Pussywillows, To the Gay Village Green and The Spring Song, Norweigan and Swed i s h Folk songs, and dance The Children's Polka and Chimes of Dunkirk. Third graders entertained with Michigan, Hiawatha land, choral reading of exerpts from Hiawatha's Childhood by Longfellow; Ojibway Indian song and dance; a choral reading from Wat e r Wonderland and in conclus i o n, Indian Brave, an Ameri can Indian melody, and Michigan My Michigan, by Meissner. Home Furnishing Films Scheduled This Month Home furnishing filmst rips will be shown this month on the art of home decorating. The film subjects will include such things as "Furniture Styles and Selections," "Windows Treatment," "Decorati n g Made Easy," "Harmony in the Kitchen" and "Let's Decorate the Bathroom." The film strips will be shown in the following areas: Mond a y, May 17, 7:30 p.m., Hurley Memorial Building; Tuesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m., Oma Town Hall; Monday, May 28, 7:30 p.m. Kimball Town Hall. Hurley, Mercer Clinics Slated The last baby and pre-school immunization clinics in Hurley and Mercer for this year will be held at the Memorial Building in Hurley on May 26 from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and at the Mercer Community Building in Mercer on May 28 from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Local physician in Hurley and Mercer will be in charge of these clinics. At these clinics, immunization against diptheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus (DPT) and vaccination for smallpox will be given. Those who start the DPT series now must get the other two shots from their family physicians. The DPT immunizat ion consists of three shots given one month apart. These shots may be started at 2 months of age, and are given up to six years of age. Primary smallpox vaccination may be given between 6 to 8 months of age and re-vaccination is recommended every five years. Those school children who missed their school immunization clinic may come for their booster immunization of DPT or DT and smallpox. They must bring written permission from the parent or guardian to be immunized. Those exposed to communicable disease and with other contra-indications must follow the advice of their family physician before being immunized. Reds Briefly Told The Yankees team of the Ironwood Little League will hold practice on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week at 4 p.m. at Randa Field. The Cary Employes Club will meet tonight at 7 at the Gary Club house. It was erroneously reported in The D ai 1 ly Globe Friday that the meeting would be held Sunday night. The Gogebic Range Jayc e e s are sponsoring a teen-age dance tonight at the Ironwood National Guard Armory from 8:30 p.m. to 12 midnight. Music will be provided by a Superior dance band. The city of Montreal will start its clean-up campaign Monday and the entire week of May- 17-24 has been proclaimed cleanup week in the city. Japan ranks second only to the U. S. in television ownership with its 15 million sets in operation. ' Continued from Page One The last announced strikes north of the 17th Parallel were on Wednesday. An American military spokesman said Vietnamese soldiers reported today finding 85 more Viet Cong bodies in the Song Be area. The spokesman said if the count is confirmed it would raise the total Viet Cong dead to 184. The heavy clash with the Red guerrillas occurred Tuesday. The area is 74 miles northeast of Saigon. In Moscow, Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin publicly appealed to India and other nonaligned nations to condemn American actions in Viet Nam and the Dominican Republic. He accused the United States of trying to enslave other people. "History knows many men who tried to do this and ended in bankruptcy, but true statesmanship lies in abandoning unjustly held territories and stopping unfair wars," Kosygin said. He spoke at a friendship rally in the Kremlin for Indian Prime Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri. Tunisia sharply rejected a President Habib Bourgulba's statement on Viet Nam to a group of American newsmen The Tunisian Foreign Ministry termed the note "unacceptable." In recent weeks, Bourguiba has been outspoken on the Viet Nam problem. While recommending that the Viet Cong be included in any negotiations Bourguiba repeated severa times he believes that the United States is right in intervening there. Conference on Alcoholism Set An' Upper Peninsula Conference on Alcoholism will be sponsored by the Advisory Commit- ee of the State Board of Alcoholism-U. P. Project at Northern Michigan University Student Center Wednesday, May 26. Cooperating in sponsors hip are the U. P. Pastors Servi c e Committee and the U. P. Field Services Committee of the universities serving the peninsula. Charles Folio of the University of Michigan will open the c o n- ference at 10 a.m. and speakers will include: The Rev. John E. Keller, chaplain, Foundation for Human Ecology, Park Ri d g e, 111., on the nature of the problem of drinking; Dr. Donald Damstra, Brighton Hospital, on the physician's role in alcoholism; George Stewart, State Board of Alcoholism, Lansing, on the U. P. Project; Judge Joseph Donnelly, Houghton, on U. P. problems. John Backman, Escana b a, educator-coordinator of the U. P. Project, said reservat ions may be made with Wil 1 i a m Wright, Northern Michigan University, for the conference and luncheon. The public is Invited. In Italy, a country of 52 million population, only 900,000 women have drivers' licenses More than half of these got their licenses in the last five years. State Committee Favors Merger BRUCE CROSSING — The Committee on School District Reorganization of the Michi- an Department of Public Instruction has, "without excep- ion," expressed the belief that 'under the circumstances, the best interests of the children in he Ewen PuWic School District and the Trout Creek School Dis- rict would be served by a consolidation of these two sch o o 1 districts," it is reported by the Publicity Committee on Consolidation. Members of the Public i t y Committee also listed the following seven reasons why residents of the two districts should vote 'yes" on the school consolida- ion proposal: 1. The merger will benefit not only the children, but the general economy of the entire area because any new business or residents are interested in the quality of educational facilities. 2. What will happen to the accreditation of the Ewen Public Schools? The merger will not cause the curriculum of the school and its compliance with state requirements determi n e s he status of the school. 3. Educational benefits, such as special education which wo u 1 d nclude remedial reading, speech correction, and classes for retarded children, as well as a guidance program could be a result of the consolidation. 4. Shuffling of students will be minimized. Students in Ewen will not be transferred to Trout Creek. Likewise, students in Trout Creek will not be trans- erred to Ewen. However, excep- ions might be made for students n special education classes. 5. What will happen to t h e jresent school boards They will se replaced by a tempora r y xiard appointed by the County School Board, for the sole pur- rase of setting up an election tor a new board to be elected by the voters of the new district, and to take care of current business. 6. A bill, No. HB2001, giving tax exception to citizens over 65 will give tax relief, and therefore remove high taxes for the elders as an obstacle to the merger. 7. Vote similary on both ques- ions—merger and millage — Because there would be no point n having the merger if funds are not provided to support it. Festival Names New Officers At a recent meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Finnish-American Festival, the following officers were elected: Sulo Kaari, Kimball president; William Makl, Ironwood, vice-president; Werner Niemi, Saxon, secretary; and Eino Nevala, Kimball, treasurer The following chairmen and co-chairmen for the var i o u s committees were appointed by the president: Arts and Crafts — Gertr u d e Kaari and Mary Kinney. Festival Activities and Radio— Tyyne Kuitunen; Edna Kompsie and Laura Thompson. Culture Center—Verner Thompson. Foods—Irene Nevala and Hilma Auguston. Building—William Makl, Verner Thompson and Eugene Kompsie. Business and Promotion —Su lo Kaari, H. W. Kinney, Reino Hauta, John Sola and Eino Ne vala. Licenses to Wed Application for a marriage 11 cense has been made at the of fice of the Gogebic County clerk by Joseph Peter Rouker and Hermine Louise Chovan, Bes semer. RUSSIAN SETTLEMENT In 1812, a group of Russian fur traders established For Ross, less than 100 miles north of San Francisco, Calif., bu they sold their land in 1841 and | left the country.. Hospital Notes GRAND VIEW. Admitted Friday: James C. Princepato, Gile, Mrs. Semia Taskela, Pike Location, Wakefield, Mrs. Mary Corda, 253 Cleveland St., Mrs. Hannah Fitzsimmons, 102 E. Aurora St. Medical, Mrs. Julia Pejnovich, Hurley, surgery. Discharged Friday: Lourae M. DePew, Mrs. Peter Lombardo, Hurley; Mrs. John Kostac, Martin J. Taivalmaa, Joel D. Soder- vick, Ironwood. DIVINE INFANT, Wakefield. Admitted Friday: Davtd P a u 1- man, Bergland, surgiry; Mrs. Garvin Gilbertson, Maren i s c o, Mrs. Steve Bobich, Mrs. Sofia Laakso, Wakefield, medical. Discharged Friday: John Harris, Mrs. Clarence Winkowski, Bessemer; Richard Jarvenpaa, David Skolasinski, Wakefield. County Board Units Schedule Meetings BESSEMER — The f in a n c e and budget committee of the Gogebic County Board of Supervisors will meet Thursday, it 4 p.m. at the courthouse. The roads and bridges committee will meet Monday at 4 p.m., and the Fair Board and Extension Service will meet Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the fair grounds. The Galapagos Islands belong to Ecuador. Mayor Issues Proclamation Mayor Paul Santini has proclaimed the week of May 17-24 as Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up Week at Hurley. In his proclamation, May o r Santini urges "all the citizens of Hurley to join in an effort to improve the appearance and cleanliness of their community. I further request the officials of the city to foster such efforts in organized and concerted c a m- paigns" during the week. Declaring that "it is desirable that the appearance of our city be pleasant to its residents and attractive to its visitors," Mayor Santini noted t h at "greater cleanliness, promot e s a safer, more healthful and enjoyable environment." Mayor Santini also proclaimed Monday, May 24, as a legal holiday in Hurley and he asks all home owners to be painting the exteriors of their homes on that date. The mayor's proclamat i o n kicks off the campaign to improve the entire appearance of the city. Highlighting the campaign will be a painting project for which Wisconsin paint manufacturers are supplying enough free paint to paint all of the homes in the city. E. Colasacco Files for Post E. Dempsey Colasacco, 209 W. Ash Street, has filed a petition for election to the Ironwood Board of Education for a one year unexpired term, school officials have announced. Candidates have until 4 this afternoon to file petitions for this election which will be held June 14. Other candidates who have filed include George M. Kahara, Fred Dubbe and John S. Pavlovich, all for four year terms, and Clement Kravetz, for a one year term. USE DAILY GLOBE WANT-ADS The WORRY CLINIC Open House at Gogebic Hospital 2 to 8 Sunday BESSEMER — Open h 0 U S • will be held at the Gogebic Hospital, Wakefield, Sunday from 2-8 p.m. The date marks the close of National Hospital Week and the opening of annual Michigan Week. An invitation is extended to the public to take part in event, to visit with the patients, inspect the hospital facility and enjoy exhibits on display. The invitation is extended by the. hospital administrator, T.R. Wirtanen, on behalf of the Gogebic County Board of Supervisors and Board of Social We.1- fare, which is in charge of administration of the hospital, which serves as the County Medical Care Facility. Wirtanen notes that "National Hospital Week," this year, has for its theme, "People— the Heart of the Hospital." "Our People," he said, "consists on 138 patientsfromGogebic County, who are entrusted to our care because of age, chronic disability, or senility associated with the aging process. It takes about 100 full time and 35 part-time employes to give the maximum nursing care, plus the other additional personal service we require for all our patients at all times. "We are concerned with the total patient—his social, emotional, psychological needs, as well as his physical ailments. W* wish to pay tribute to our em- ployes—their efforts and dedication revolve around the philo- sphy of 'Loving Patient Care/ which is our axiom. We also wish to thank the relatives and friends of our patients for their visits and cooperation in making our Gogebic Hospital truly a home for our patients. The clergy, the Gray Ladies and all other groups who so willingly donate their time and efforts for the welfare of our aged ill and chronically ill. "We deem it an honor," said Wirtanen, "to start the Michigan Week activites in conjunction with the churches on the range, in their observance of 'Spiritual Foundations Day.' Michigan is one of the pioneer states recognizing the human needs of its people in var i o u s phases of living, demonstrating the concern for the welfare of its citizens, which is an expression of 'Love of Brotherhood." The Gogebic Hospital is one of the many institutions in the state, for the care of the aged. Michigan is one of the states participating in the federal K e r r Mills program for the medical assistance to the aged, and other recent and proposed legislation are all geared to help ou: aged and senior citizens. On display at the hospital, will be an art exhibit of Michig a n scenes by local artists and poster displays by various area schools. By DR. GEORGE W. CRANE Clergymen like Howard, plus many other salaried college professors, are the ringleaders in preaching Socialism. But they are ignorant of the costs of modern "free enterprise" busin ess and professional pract ice. Scrapbook this case and reread it, for the average American is an ignoramus regarding finance. That's why politicians can hoodwink voters with vain promises. CASE V-490: Howard L., aged 32, is a grouchy clergyman. "Socialism," he told his parishioners, "is far better than our 'free enterprise' system. "For here you can go to college four years and still not make a decent living. "Look at the big incomes of businessmen who may never have had one year of college! "And a clergyman, even after his undergraduate four years and three more years in seminary, may be lucky to get $6,000 per year. "Yet a mortician or dentist or physician, can get $17,500 per year in that same community. "This is obviously unfair and would be remedied in a socialistic system." SOCIALISTIC PROPAGANDA Recently I asked a seminary group just how much they figured it costs the average doc tor or business firm to send out a personally dictated letter. The guesses ranged from 10 cents to 30 cents. How much do you readers think the amount would be Well, many of you start with the 5 cent stamps, for that is out of the pocket cost. College students don't consider their time as valuable when writing letters home, for they usually do so after school hours are over. But the average cost of such a business letter right now in America is $1.98. And that is based on the executive's salary of $6,500 per year, which is about $125 per week, and not excessive. The stenographer's pay is also $70 per week. Allowing about three minutes of the executive's time to read and dictate his letter, plus the time to transcribe and type it, etc., the cost is $1.98 per letter! Why, it costs 5'/a cents just to file the carbon copy'! Yet most of you readers still can hardly believe such facts, for you have never operat e d even a popcorn stand at a profit. Whic is why many clergymen have fallen victims of the glib socialistic propaganda invading America from Europe. Howard's $6,000 is "net" or take-home pay. The $17,500 taken in by the mortician, dental surgeon or medical, is "gross". The average American doesn't even know what "gross" income is nor the terrific shrinkage between "gross" vs. "net," for most Americans are salaried workers. The clergyman gets a free parsonage (manse or rectory) added to his $6,000 whereas the others pay full rent. Howard also has a "free" secretary which the others must pay for out of their $17,500 total gross income. Howard's office is furnished free by his parisioners, plus his telephone, postage, static n e r y desk and furniture. All these items must be paid for by the mortician, dentist or medic out of that gross income of $17,500. So the usual doctor or mortician will npt take home more than $6,000 "net" even if he grosses $17,500 annually! For he also suffers depreciation, obsolescence, professio n a 1 high insurance fees, etc., etc., so will you clergymen please get hep! Safety Patrols Are Subsidized MADISON — Local communities operating boat safety patrols were subsidized to the tune of $103,000 last year by the Wisconsin Conservation Department. Milwaukee county took the lion's share with $34,000 f o 1- lowed by Dane county with $18,800 and Waukesha with $7,800. Under current state law $100,000 annually is appropriated from $1 per year boat registration fees for aid to local communities having water safe t y patrols. Statutes allow st a t e aids covering up to 75 per cent of the cost but provide for prorating when claims exceed $100,000. Legislation is currently in the hopper that would limit any single claim to 10 per cent of the $100,000. Another bill would double registration fees. Currently more than 100 different local ordinance are in effect regulating boating traffic on Wisconsin lakes and streams. To simplify enforcement the conservation department is sponsoring legislation that would make these rules uniform. THE WEATHER 7ft 64 59 (Always write to Dr. Crane in care of this newspaper, enclosing a long stamped, addressed envelope and 20 cents to cover typing and printing costs when you send for one of his booklets). (Copyright By The Hopki n s Syndicate, Inc.) TEMPERATURES IN IRONWOO* Friday, May 15. IMt. For 24 hr. period ending at 11 • •. 2 p.m. 60 10 p.m. 71! 6 a.m 4 p.m. 70 Midnight 67] 8 a.m. 6 p.m. 731 2 a.m. 66110 a.m 8 p.m. 73| 4 a.m. 66|11 a.m. Relative humidity 100 per cent Barometer: 6 a.m. 29.76; U a.m. 28.11 RANGE SKIES Sunset today 8:27. Sunrise tomorrow 5:26. Moonrise tonight 8:53. Last Quarter May 23. Prominent Constellation — Scorpio, follows the Moon. (The planet, Mars, now seem in the constellation, Leo, will be found in Scorpio next October). Sunday—Sunset 8:28. Sunrise Monday 5:25. Moonrise 10:00 p.m. Prominent Stars—Spica, due south 10:45 p.m. The Twins, set 12:48 a.m. Visible Planets- Mars, high in southwest 10'?5 p.m. Saturn, rises 3:27 a.m.

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