Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 20, 1965 · Page 12
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Ironwood, Michigan
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Thursday, May 20, 1965
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TWElVt IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, MAY 20,1965. Auto Stocks Take Sharp Drops in Lower Market NEW YORK (AP) — Auto stocks were under selling pressure and took sharp declines in a lower stock market early this afternoon. Trading was heavy. Elsewhere in the list losses ran from fractions to a point or so out most declines were fractional. Ford opened late, depressed by plans for a six-million-share offering of Ford stock by the Ford Foundation. Brokers said, however, that the big three auto stocks were dampened considerably by a front page article in a financial newspaper saying that the auto sales rate, though still at record levels, is decreasing and that a further drop is anticipated. A generally lower trend prevailed also among steels, electronics, airlines, drugs, rails, utilities, electrical equipments and office equipments. The Associated Press average of 60 stocks at noon was off 1.0 at 340.3, with industrials down 2.0, rails down .3 and utilities down .3. The Dow Jones industrial average at noon was off 4.25 at 927.87. Opening on blocks of 27,000 and 1,800 shares, Ford was down l ] /2 to 56'/4 and quickly stretched its loss to more than 2. General Motors also fell more than 2 points, but trimmed the loss slightly. Chrysler was off around a point and a half. More cold water was thrown on market averages by Du Font's 2-point loss. Prices were irregularly higher on the American Stock Exchange. Corporate bonds were mixed. U.S. Treasury bonds continued mostly unchanged. Stock Market NOON QUOTATION! NEW YORK (AP)—Following is a selected list of stock transactions on the New York Stock Exchange at midday with net change from previous close. Obituaries Joseph J. Ranter Joseph J. Panter, Pontiac, died Wednesday at a hospital at Western Springs, 111., where he was visiting. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at Western Springs. Surviving are his wife, Jean: one daughter, Mrs. Charles Way of Western Springs; three sisters, Mrs. T. L. O'Hora of Cincinnati, Mrs. I. E. Jackson of Evanston and Mrs. James Flandrena of Hurley, and two granddaughters. Mrs. Anna Swanson Mrs. Anna Swanson, 83, of S. Davis Road, died Wednesd a y evening at the Gogebic Hospital, following a lengthy illness. She had been hospitalized for the last seven weeks. She was born Dec. 29, 1881, at Orvais, SaFabrik, Finland, and came to the United States and to Ironwood in 1900. She was married to John Swanson in 1906 in Ironwood. He died July 1, 1946. Surviving her are one sister, Mrs. Brita Bjorkholm in Finland and several nieces and nephews residing in Finland and Sweden. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 at the Ketola Funeral Home, the Rev. Frank Oslin officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. The funeral home will be open for visitation beginning at 4 Friday afternoon. Funerals Allied Ch Am Can Am Mot Am Tel & Tel Armour Beth Steel Calum H Ches & Ohio Chrysler Cities Service Consumers Pw Cent Can Copper ,Rng Det Edison Dow Chem du Pont East Kod Gen Fds Gen Motors Gerber Gillette Goodrich Goodyear Inland Stl Inter Chem Int Bus Mch Int Nick Int Tel & Tel Johns Man Kimb Clk LOF Glass Ligg & My Mack Trk Mead Cp Mont Ward NY Central Penney, JC PA RR Pfizer Repub Stl Sears Roeb Std Brand Std Oil Ind Std Oil N J Stauff Ch Un Carbide US Steel Wn Un Tel U—Up. D—Down. 3 /4 Va V4 V4 54 47% D 12% 693/4 43W» D 38 38 681/4 D ] /4 511/s D IVa 78y 8 U % 59% 53% U 41% U 37'/ 4 U 763/4 U 250 D 2 1653/4 U % 82% U 1/8 105 D li/s 501/4 D Vi 3794 663/4 57 U 43% U 37Vz D 4783,4 U 93 U 60% U 61M8 D 521/2 563/4 8iy 8 u 381/4 U 44V4 391/8 57V 2 U 75 U 44% D 57% D 43V2 D 701/4 D 80Vz U 42% 78% U 45Vfe D 135Ms U 51V4 D 45'/4 D CHICAGO LIVESTOCK CHICAGO (AP) — (USDA)— Hogs 5,500; butchers steady to 25 higher; 1-2 190-220 Ib butchers 21.75-22.00; mixed 1-3 190-240 Ibs 21.00-21.75; 2-3 230-260 Ibs 20.75-21.25; load 280 Ibs 20.50; 1-3 350-450 Ib sows 18.50-19.00; 400450 Ibs 17.75-18.50; 2-3 450-500 Ibs 17.50 - 18.00; 500-600 Ibs 16.7517.50; boars 13.50 - 14.50, few 15.00. / Cattle 600; calves 10; slaughter steers and heifers strong; load choice 1,100 Ib slaughter steers 27.00; load and several small lots mixed good and choice 1,000-1,200 Ibs 25.50-26.25; scattered lots mostly good 9001,250 Ibs 23.00 - 25.50; several small packages mostly choice 780 - 1,000 Ib slaughter heifers 25.50 - 26.00; good 21.00 - 24.50; cows 14.50 - 16.50; bulls 17.0019.50. CHICAGO PRODUCE CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mercantile Exchange — Butter steady; wholesale buying prices unchanged; 93 score AA 58Vfe; 92 A 58V&; 90 B 56%; 89 C 56V4; cars 90 B 571*; 89 C 57*4..Eggs unsettled; wholesale buying prices unchanged to Mower; 70 per cent or better Grade A whites 27; mixed 27; mediums 23; standards 25; dirties unquoted; checks 21. MRS. JOSEPH BORICH Funeral services for Mrs. Joseph Borich, who died Monday, were held at the McKevitt- Kershner Funeral Home at 9:30 Wednesday morning, the Rev. August Franczac officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Sertich, Anton Raykovich, Lo u i s Raykovich, Sam Lyngen, Gust Korpi and Frank Pavlovich. Out of town persons attending the services included Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lyngen and son , of Duluth; Mrs. Leo Grzanek and Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Koski of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pavlovich of Benoit, and Miss Jean Marie Pavlovich of Milwaukee. MRS. FRED W. BASKET Funeral services for Mrs. Fred W. Basket were held at 9 a.m. to day at the St. Ambrose Catholic Church, the Rev. Robert Matchett officiating. Int e r - ment was at Riverside Cemetery. Pallbearers were John Voitek, John Shea, Joseph Lesco, William C. Tobin, John S. Wyzlic and Ed Leahy. Out of town persons attending the services included Mrs. I. H. Basket of Antigo, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. George Basket and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hanat of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rohon, Mrs. Hattie Hamm and Mrs. Elmer Weitzel, all of Curtis, Wis., and Mrs. M. Karabe of Ashland. MRS. JACOB A. STENMAN Funeral services for Mrs. Jacob A. Stenman, 60, of Montreal, who died Saturday, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Rev. R. W. Heikkinen officiating. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery. Pallbea r e r s were Wa i n o, William, Reino, Matt and Erland Mattson, and Leonard Laitinen. Out of town persons attending the services included Mr. and Mrs. Erland Mattson and family, Bert Reimer, Matt Mattson and daughter, Kay, Mrs. Helen Stenman, Mr. and Mrs. William Lippo, Mr. and Mrs. Toivo Sun! and Mrs. Raymond Wosepka, all of Marengo; Mr. and Mrs. Reynold Mattson and daughter, Linda and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Thompson of Babbitt, Minn.; Mrs. Harvey Lahti, Rodney Lahti and Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Laukkonen of Iron River, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Stenman of Waukegan; Mr. and Mrs. Chester Funk of Zfon, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. William Mattson Jr. of Iron River, Mich.; Mr. and Mrs. Bert Hillman and daughter, Arlove of Milwaukee; Mrs. Hulda Reimer and Mrs. Fred VanVlack of Ashland; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Skare of Duluth; Mrs. Matt Wal- iman of Chisholm; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kangas of Iron Belt. Romney Continued from Pace One had no other Job possibilities in mind. He said he could not tell if the verdict would hurt his effectiveness should he return as quartermaster general. Neifert estimated his pay loss for the seven months at $10,000. Romney gave no indication in his verdict whom he would appoint as adjutant general. Col. Clarence Schnipke has been acting adjutant general since the Guard Irregularities were disclosed Oct. 8. One female bullfrog may lay anywhere from 18,000 to 20,000 eggs in a season. Mrs. Mattson Named Hospital Board Trustee BESSEMER — Mrs. Art h u r Mattson was elected to the office of trustee of the Grand View Hospital, by the Gogebic County Board of Supervisors, Wednesday, to complete the un- expired term of Mrs. Charles M. Humphrey Jr., who resig n e d, after an extended period of service. Mrs. Mattson received 18 votes put of 21 the number of supervisors present. Supervisors Emil Movrich and John Patrick were absent. A resident of Ironwood, Mrs. Mattson has taught school in Wakefield for 19 years. In applying for the position she noted. "I have a good understanding of the problems facing the Grand View Hospital, as a result of my work with the Advisory Council of the Gogeb i c Unit of Practical Nurse Training Course. I am at prese n t president of the council." Other candidates were Anton I. Raykovich, Anthony W. Bulinski, both of Ironwood, and Mrs. Walfred E. Martinson, Wakefield. On motion by Supervisor A. Jacobson the names of the four candidates were placed in nomination. Supervisors B.J. Conterio and J. Jurokovich moved for voting by secret ballot, which was denied by the chairman when Supervisor C.H. Olson entered objection. Voting was by voice vote. In the poll of members Mrs. Mattson received 18 votes, Bulinski received one vote and Mrs. Martinson, two. Notice was received from the State Board of Equalization, Wednesday, by the county board of supervisors that the board will meet Monday, May 24, at 10 a.m. in the Civic Center, Lansing, to consider the tax commission recommendation 11 1 a t the 1965 state equalized value of Gogebic County be $46,452.134 and to hear from delegates of any county present. No action was taken by the board to send a delegation to the hearing because the proposed state equalization value of taxable property is identical with the valuation as equalized by the county board. The administrative secretary, Reub e n Maki, was commended for his diligence and accuracy in figuring equlized value especially this year in view of various details in procedure. Notice was received by the board, of a meeting of the Upper Peninsula Tax Direct o r s and Appraisers Association at the Iron Mountain courth o u s e on June 10 at 10 a.m. It was noted that under the new Michigan constituion it is mandatory that every county establish an Equalization Department by December 1968. Business at this meeting will be concentrated in hel ping county officials to set up the mandated department; procedure in organization, personnel and supplies needed and all phases of the program will be explained. Action was taken by the board to authorize the chairman to appoint three members of the board including the administrative secretary in addition to himself, to attend this meeting. Requests for permission to attend the Upper Penins u 1 a Conference on Disaster Med i c a 1 Care and the Packaged Disaster Hospital at Northern Michigan University Thursday, May 27, were received from Civil Defense Director Waiko Spets, and Mrs. Mary Hantula, county health nurse, who is deputy director of health, medical and mortuary service of the county Civil Defense program. Requests were granted by the board on motion by Supervisor W. Wiemeri, who suggested that they travel in the same car if convenient. The board denied a request by Theodore Groleau, field supervisor of probation and parole, of the 12th and 32nd Judicial Districts including Gogebic County that the county share to the extent of $25 in the expense of his attendance at the annual conference of the Michigan Probation and Parole Association in conjunction with the 12th annual National Institute on Crime and Delinquency in Detroit on June 13-16. The denial was based in the fact that there is no budget appropriation for this expense. The request of County Civ i 1 Defense Director Spets for authorization of the various chiefs of the county survival plan, to attend an emergency hospital training program at the Ironwood Memorial Building on May 25, 8 a.m.-9p.m., was granted by the board. The pers o n n e 1 involv e d are Sheriff Axel Tenlen, attack warning chief; Chester Prebish, intelligence chief; Walter E. Bennetts, welfare chief; John Kevari; air squadron; Emil Morris, radiological, Rud o 1 p h Egizi and Reuben Maki, administrative chiefs; Mary Hantula, health, medical and mortuary chlej; and 1 secretary Esther Hakala; Louis Filippini, supply chief; Jerome Nadolney, legal officer; SpeU, training and 2 Ironwood Students Give Recital Tonight ASHLAND — Two Ironw 0 0 d students will present a spr ing music recital at Northland College this evening. Miss Lyn Mrdjenovich and Miss Lynda Quistorff will appear at 8:30 in the Alvord Theater at Northland. Miss Mrdjen o v 1 c h will present vocal selecti o n s while Miss Quistorff will play the piano. They are students of William Robinson and Mrs. Kath r y n Church of the Northland music faculty. Iron VFW Units Set Poppy Sale Members of the Iron Cou n t y Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary will sell Buddy Poppies at Hurley and ot h e r iron County communities Friday and Saturday. Mayor Paul Santini of Hurley has issued a proclamation urging all residents to purchase and wear poppies "as mute evidence of our gratitude to the men of this country who have risked their lives in defense of the freedoms which we conti n u e to enjoy as Americans." The mayor noted that the annual salt of Buddy Poppies has been cificially recognized and endorsee! by the President of the United States and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also, pointed out that the proceeds of this fund raisi n g campaign are used exclusive 1 y for the benefit of disabled and needy veterans and the widows and orphans of decea s e d veterans. The basic purpose of the sale is reflected in the desire to "Honor the Dead by Helping the Living," the mayor said. John O'Berto, chairman of the sale, asks all VFW members willing to help with the sale to report at the VFW. Hall in Hurley at 9 Friday morning. Observe Week At Watersmeet WATERSMEET — Michig a n Week is a well-supported topic this year at the Watersmeet High School. The grade and high school students have been enthused a great deal about doing their part to promote the week. The students presented a program May 18 at 2:15 p.m. in the C. E. Richards Gymnasium. Guest speaker was C. E. Richards, former superintendent of the Watersmeet school. Other program number were a humorous skit, the reading of topics written by some of the students and selections by members of the band. The students made posters promoting Michigan Week and distributed them throu g h o u t town and the school. The Watersmeet Chamber of Commerce focussed attenti o n on the week by displays in shop windows of Michigan products and posters made by the students. John Newberg and Nestor Thompson of the chamber are co-chairmen of this activity. Mrs. C. E. Richards, "O u r Heritage Day" chairman, arranged an exhibit of furnit u r a and various other items in a shop window, and a consciousness of the significance of the State of Michigan, Gogebic County and Watersmeet is evidenced by the attitudes of the public. Attack Continued from Page One planes reportedly continued to make reconnaissance flights over North Viet-Nam, assessing the damage done in previous Q4-4- f\ n"\r Q Troops of the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade were carrying out what was officially described as a training exercise today south of the U.S.-Vietnamese air base at Bien Hoa. The exercise took American troops into an area where the Viet Cong have been active. There were unconfirmed reports that light sniper fire had been encountered. One account said the paratroopers had opened up on a group of about 15 suspected Viet Cong and scattered them. There was no word of any casualties. French Club Slates Car Wash Saturday Members of the Luther L. Wright High School Fre n c h Club will sponsor a car wash Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Red Owl Store's parking lot. The event is being staged to help the club raise money for a trip to Marquette. administrative, and Adele Best, secretary; Andrew Bednar, agricultural resources, and Lloyd Leppanen, fire chief. The board approved Mrs. Hantula, county health nurse, to take part in a short term course in methods to improve publ i c health nursing practice at Northern Michigan University June 21 to July 2. It was noted that fede r a 1 traineeships are available to defray costs of tuition, meals and lodging. Expense to the county will be limited tc transportation cost* Hurley Teacher To Be Honored At Reception Alphonse J. Riccelli, Hurley High School teacher, will be honored at a reception to be held next Wednesday evening, May 26, in the VFW Hall at Hurley. Riccelli will retire at the end of the current school year after being a member of the Hurley High School faculty for the past 37 years. The reception is being sponsored by the Iron County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and ALPHONSE RICCELLI Auxiliary and the Hurley Lions Club and Lionettes. The eve n t will be open to the public and will begin at 6 p.m. Lunch will be served by women of the VFW Auxiliary and the Lionettes. Commander Leonard Zarzyski of the VFW and President Dean Comparin of the Lions Club invite area residents to attend the reception to visit with Riccelli and express their appreciat ion for his many extra services to the community and to thousands of youths who have received schooling from him. Riccelli was born at Petrona, Italy on July 8, 1900 and came to this country with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Riccelli, at the age of 9 settling at Eveleth, Minnesota. He attended and was graduated from Eveleth High School in 1920. Several years later he attended the Walton School of Commerce in Chicago for one year and then received his bach- er of arts degree from Whitewater State Teachers College in 1928. From 1918 through 1928, while a junior and senior in high school and during the summers, he was employed by the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad as a brakeman. He came to Hurley in the fall of 1928 as a commercial teacher in the then Lincoln High School. Since that time he has taught approximately 6,000 boys and girls. He has always been deeply interested in the youth of the community and served a number of years as scoutmaster for the St. Mary Troop and as a counsellor for the Range Boy Scouts. He was one of the people instrumental in organizing the Pee Wee Baseball League in 1953, under the sponsorship of the Hurley Lions Club, and act e d as their coach for a number of years. He also has served as a city recreational director. Riccelli was basketball coach for the J. E. Murphy grade school teams for three years, during which time the tea m s won two championships and were runnerup in their third season. He has been a member of the Governor's Youth Committee. In the past he has served as Iron County chairman for both the American Red Cross and American Heart Association Drives. In 1955 he was the general chairman for the "J. E. Murphy Recognition Day." He was a charter member of the first Lions Club of Hurley in 1935. When it was reorganized in October, 1952 he served as its first president. Since that time he has served in the various offices as secretary, president and" now has been elected to the office of treasurer. In 1954 he was appointed as chairman of Zones 1 and 2, Region 5 of Distri c t 27C of the Wisconsin State Lions. In 1955 he was appointed as deputy district governor for the same zones and region, supervising the clubs of Park Falls, Glidden, Mellen, Hurley, A s h- land, Iron River, Washburn and South Shore. He still is serving in this capacity. He has received recognition from both state and international lions for his service and dedication. He is a member of the Hurley Development Corporal ion, having served as its secretary. On July 24, 1959 he was honored by the Iron County VFW by being the first person to receive their "citizen of the year' award for outstanding community service. He is a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and has been a member of the Holy Name Society, a former usher and auditor. He was married oo June 6, 1948 at S*. Mary's Church to the Auto Crashes Into Building A Manitowish Waters driver was issued a summons by the Iron County traffic officer for reckless driving after his vehicle caused extensive damage to the Co-op Store located at the intersection of Highway 51 and the VanBuskirk road in the town of Oma. Officers stated that E m i 1 F. Wanatka, 39, who was traveling north on Highway 51, failed to negotiate the curve and traveled over 800 feet with his vehicle out of control. According to officers, the vehicle traveled first on the right shoulder of the highway, then went onto the right slope and into the driveway leading up to the store. It then veered sideways and was almost under control when it hit the first of two gravel mounds that were in the driveway. The impact then swumg the car around, causing it to travel 100 feet backwards and hit the southwest corner of the building. The impact of the colli s i o n moved a 40-foot wall of the building, broke a large plate glass window, knocked merchandise off the shelves and cracked the chimney of the structure, officers reported. It also damaged a meat scale that was placed at the opposite end of the building. Officers also stated that the rear end of the car was imbedded at least two to three feet into the wall of the building and that the impact split the building from its foundation at least three to four feet. Wanatka suffered no injuries, reported the officer. Scholarships ToGCCTold The Gogebic Area C o u nc i 1 Parent-Teacher Association has announced its scholarships to the Gogebic Community College for the fall of 1965. The money for these scholarships was obtained through the efforts of the area PTA's sponsoring a Stunt Night. Those receiving the $200 scholarships are as follows: Miss Arlene K.. Dahlbacka, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arne Dahlbacka; Miss Sybelle DeSonia, daught e r of Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester DeSo- nia; Miss Verlynn Lehto, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lehto ; Miss Kathy A. Reid, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Reid; Miss Ann C. Skowronski, daughter of Mrs. Ann Skowrons k i ; Kenneth D. Swanson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Swanson, all of Ironwood, and Miss Marybeth Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eino Johnson, Bessemer. A committee made up of representatives of the PTA and school officials awarded the scholarships to students that for- merely attended the schools that participated in the Stunt Night based on scholarships, need, service and character. Guard to Have Drill Sunday Members of the Ironwood National Guard Battery will hold an all-day drill Sunday. The drill will begin at 7:55 in the morning and continue until 4:30 in the afternoon. The Guardsmen will practice small arms firing at the Kiwanis Range, in addition to having regular sectional training. Battery cooks will serve dinner at noon at the firing range. Payments Continued from Page One local business for food, clothing, shelter, and other essent i a 1 s. In this way, the beneifts have a stabilizing effect on the local economy." Franzen stated that it is important for people who are over 65 to contact their social security office. They should do this in or- O ma^ der to learn how the law applies I Hospital Notes GRAND VIEW. Admitted Wednesday: Patricia A. BJork, 208 Poplar St., Joseph Vita, 21 Silver St., Hurley, Mrs. Alma E. Luoma, Route 2, Suzanne Sepanski, 323 Bluejacket St., medical. Discharged Wednesday: Kenneth H. Backlund, Katherine Stephani, Mrs. John Hakala, George DeLongchamp, Hurley; Linda Bidgood, Stanley Jacko, Mrs. San Fontecchio and baby, Ironwood. DIVINE INFANT, Wakefield. Admitted Wednesday: Susan Sparrer, Ewen, Mrs. Lillian Hook, Mrs. John Michaels, Wakefield, medical; Sandra Ul- vinen, Bessemer, accident. Discharged Wednesday: Mrs. Willim Karpus and son, Bessemer; Mrs. Toivo Bailey, Marenisco; Mrs. William Curtin, Ironwood. Member Drive Results Told By Chamber The Ironwood Chamber of Commerce announced today the results of the "C" Day membership drive held May 19. Erin Carlson, president of the Ironwood Chamber, reports that he was well pleased with the results of the campaign and with the cooperation they receiv e d from the persons that were contacted. There ing for were three teams vy- first place honors and the winning team was Erin Carlson, George Lee and Archie Johnson Jr. Running a cl o s e second was William L. Johnson, Alpheus Thomas and Patr i c k Kennedy. Third place winn e r s were Charles Gotta, Roy Hopkins and Joseph McKevitt. Carlson's team won the contest because of points received for securing new memb e r s, though William Johnson's team brought in more cash for the day's drive. The net results show that $2.560 was collected since the start of the membership dr i v e May 1. McKevitt, chairman of the membership committee, has asked all team members who have not made their contacts to do so as soon McKevitt stated: as possible. "Those participating as team captains and team members are to be con- gratuated for their excell e n t results in this Chamber of Commerce membership campai g n . Once again, a community effort on the part of business people has produced excellent results and everyone is to be congratulated for giving of their time and effort to make this drive an overhwelming success." Wearing Poppy Pays Tribute "By wearing memorial poppies on Poppy Days today, Friday and Saturday, people of Ironwood will be paying tribute to 500,000 men who gave their lives for America in the three wars oi' this century," said Mrs. Thomas DeCarlo, president of the Ironwood American Legion Auxiliary. Nearly one million were wounded in the three wars. Mrs. DeCarlo gave the figures as follows: World War 1—53,402 battle deaths, 63,114 dead from other causes, 63,114 wounded; World War 11—291,557 battle deaths, 113,842 dead from other causes, 670,846 wounded; Korean War—33,629 battle deaths, 20,617 dead from other causes, 103,284 wounded. "Wearing a poppy on Poppy Days shows that we remember and are grateful for these sacrifices made to keep Ameri c a alive and free," Mrs. DeCarlo said. Briefly Told There will be a meeting of the Iron County Zoning Committee at 7 p.m. Monday in the Iron County Courthouse at Hurley. be better prepared for the time when they retire. At the present time more than! 20 million beneficiaries receive i o'^Vd'tn attend" payments each month. Total ben-' asKefl to attend - efits payable to these amount to 1.32 billion dollars per mon t h. The average monthly old-age retirement benefit in January was $77.57 for all states, while in the State of Michigan the average was $85.71. The rapid growth in beneficiary population resulted from major amendments to the Social Security Act in recent years. He cited several amendments which extended social security coverage to self-employed busin ess and professional men, farmers and agricultural workers and other groups. As a result, sev- The Colorama Commute of the Community Club will at the Oma All committee members assigned to this project and anyone interested in on this program is The Iron County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post membe r 5 are asked to report to the VFW Hall Saturday morning at 9 for a special clean-up session. The Ironwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will meet tonight at 8 following a beef stew dinner at 7:15. Officers will be installed and Poppy Days and Memorial Day activities will be discussed. former Gertrude Gile. They reside Street, Hurley. Douville of at 403 Iran eral million people whose work j rooms, was brought under social secur- The Lake States Stamp e d e Rodeo meeting will be held tonight at 8 at the Legion club- ity are now receiving benefits. The year 1965 marks seve r a 1 milestones in the history of social security. The January, 1965 benefit payment marked 300th month of payment tnantly benefits first Dec a in e A brief business meeting of the Newport Parent-Teac her Association will be held tonight at 7 in the board room at New- the' port School. The Joint tenn i s since court project will be discussed. payable in January. 1940. The number of monthly benef i t s currently t>elng paid will reach Between 1910 and 192P, with expansion of the automobile tire industry, the population of Ak| the 30 minion mark In 1965. 4 ron. Ohio ; was tripled. Senators Salute i Basketball Team, School, Fans WAKEFIELD — Joseph 8, Mack, state senator, 38th District, sent the following letter to Harry B. Butter, principal , of Wakefield High School this week: "It is with great pleasure and pride that I present you with this resolution. "You have good reason to bt proud of the effort that brought your team to the semi-finals of the state tournament. I know the entire Upper Peninsula Joins me in congratulating the Car d i- nals as one of the top contending teams of our state. "Your sportsmanship, efforts, discipline and cooperation is a fine example in the highest tradition in creating an outstand* ing image for the Upper Peninsula." Enclosed with the letter werf copies of a resolution, off e r e d by Mack and adopted by ths State Senate, commending members of the Wakefield High School basketball team, coaches, school administrators, cheerleaders and fans. In the resolution it is stated that the "Cardinals and all their supporters are to be commended for reasons transcending any gains or losses. They each gave evidence of vitally essential character in the development of the American ideal. They manifested excellent team spirit, mutual concern of all players for one another, and mainta i n e d good sportsmanship througho u t the heat of battle. They dem o.n- strated disciplined effort and perseverance in their long, often gruelling climb through successive contests." ' It further states that Michigan may well be proud of these', her future citizens, for they give ample proof that, in their development toward maturity, they adopt the mantle of responsibility along with the privileges of adult status. These matters are appropriate concerns of every member of society, and each student who develops fully his own potentials for his and the common welfare is a source of immense satisfaction to every individual who is linked * with any phase of the fostering of youth; and legislators foil o w their students' careers with great interest." The resolution also states that the Senate members salute the school,, its basketball team and all their supporting memb e r s "with pride in their succ ess and mutual concern, so abundantly demonstrated in all of their efforts". . .and "express their tribute to each mem b e r participating in their common goals." Senators ordered presentati o n of copies of the resolution to players Ted Bessen, Keith Clark, Dennis Forney, J a m es Frank, captain; Al Inkala, Sheldon Jakkola, Roger Koski, Gordon Lake, William Lehotsky, George Miskovich, John Petranek, Daniel Seppa, Ray Sibley, James Smith, John Valesario; managers, Roger Bugni, Rog e r Radowski, Marvin S u o m i ; superintendent of Wakef i e Id Township Public Schools, Carl E. Kleimola; principal of Wakefield High School, Harry B. Sutter; coach, James F. Daniels; assistant coaches D u a n e Lane, Eugene Maki; and cheerleaders, Diane Anderson, Kathleen Johns, Mary Jo Tarnaski, Juliann Wirpio. Each of the designated persons has been presented with the impressive Michigan State Senate certificate in red and white and bearing the Michigan coat of arms. Lite-a-Bike Day To Be Saturday WAKEFIELD — Lite-A-B 1 k< Day will be observed at the Veterans of Foreign Wars P o st Home Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. All children, who have bikes, are invited to come to the post home on that day, and have their bikes scotch-lighted, s p o n- sored by the VFW as part of the safety program in the city. The children will each be presented with a treat of a bottle of pop following the bike lighting. At the last meeting of the VFW, it was decided to purchase 12 uniforms, for one complete team of Little Leaguers in the city. THE WEATHER TEMPERATURES IN IRONWOOD Thursday, May 30, IMS. For 24 hr. period ending at 12 neon. 2 p.m. . 50 10 p.m. . 45 4 p.m. . 33 Midnight 41 3» 6 a.m. . .37, r ,— — —,_-._ w ... 8 A,tn> . -40 6 p.m. .52 2 a.m . 3» 10 a.m. ..53 8 p.m. ..51 4 a.m 38) 12,noon .81 Barometer: 6 a.m. 30.14; 12 noon 30.09 RANGE SKIES Sunset today 8:33. Sunrise tomorrow 5:20. The Moon rises 1:23 a.m. tomorrow and-is at Apogee. Last quarter May 23. The Big Dipper is now in the northwest at midnight. Dubht and Merak, the two stars that form the front edge of the bowl of the Dipper point to the North Stajr,

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