Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 21, 1965 · Page 2
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TWO IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN FRIDAY, MAY21,196S. Three Nominated For 'Citizen of The Year'Honor BESSEMER — Three residents of Bessemer have been! nominated for "Citizen of the \ Year" and one will be named i to that honor at the banquet pro-! gram to be held Saturday at 6:30; p.m. in the club rooms of the i Gedda-Cychosz Post, American • Legion, sponsors of the event, i The nominees are Bernard Mi-' chelli, Mrs. Elsie Slomkows k i i and Frank Guzzo. j B e rn a r d Michelli. 402 N. j Moore St., was nominated for the honor of "Citizen of the! Year," in recognition of his; service in community improve- ; ment and promotion of you t h : activity and youth welfare pro-i grams. ; In placing his name in nom-j ination, the Washington Parent-' Teacher Association points out i that Mr. Michelli, through his! position as superintendent of the city sewage disposal plant and j through his activity in vari o u s I civic and service organizations, has been active in many phases, of civic improvement a n d | through his many public ap- j pearances he has been a good i will ambassador for the city of Bessemer. I Intensely interested in his work, he has successfully passed examinations given by the Michigan Department of Health and achieved certification as a water treatment plant operator and sewage treatment technician and in October he passed a fluoridation examination by the department of health, in the event that Bessemer may someday endorse fluoridation treat ment of water. He has been especially active in water pollution programs; was instrumental in obtaining a water pollution survey by a team of technicians of the state health department, who set up the laboratory and base of operations in the county, at the Bessemer plant, last August. He worked with the team during his vacation, on various phases of the program. * * * During the survey team's stay here, he took advantage of the opportunity to promote this area, and took the five members of the team and their families to visit the scenic spots and recreation attractions in the area. He was responsible for interesting state officials in selecting this area for the site of the annual banquet of all sewege and water work operators and officials of the Upper Peninsula. In promoting youth activity, he has given his time and talent in various projects. An accomplished musician and ace OLD FASHION POLKA MUSIC *»Y Magdsiak Ic Pete Baraiont SATURDAY NIGHT FIRE HALL INN Bessemer. Michigan DANCI - DANCE - DANCE SATURDAY NITE - MUSIC.^-GALAXIES Birch Inn BESSEMER II Truly Great Entertainment ENJOY the 'TOPS MUSIC .and DANCING EVfry Saturday Night f ••hiring Muite by 1AIKAN STRINGS DepJnto, Mile*, Eli and Pete Pine Served Nighttr BALKAN INN Wakefield. Michigan drummer, he has enriched the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Baton Corps by the addition of a drum corps, teaching youth how to drum .repairing old drums and assisting the corps director. He has served as chairman of the annual Goldenair e s talent show, to provide opportunity for youth to expand their talents; a member of Marty's Goldenaires, he is drum instructor and drummer since 1957; as a member of the Galaxies, he har promoted furnishing good, wholesome entertainment for youth, and the group has donated its services for various charitable campaigns. Chairman of child welfare of the American Legion, he has Investigated needy families, made coll e c - tions, distributed clothing and gave the remainder to the Salvation Army for distribution. Interested in children, he h a s provided transportation for scout troops, took part in the "Punt-Kick-Pass" contest for young boys, and promoted various youth activities. Summing up their reasons for nominating Michelli, the PTA noted: "Bernie has the foresight to see a better future for our town, the honesty which enables him to help wholeheartedly in any undertaking, the modesty to expect no compensation; he has the strong moral character necessary to leave a good impression on our youth when dealing so closely with them." * * * Mrs. Elsie Slomkowski, 711 E. Sellar St., was nominated by the County Seat Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, in recognition of her services and leaders hip in a variety of community projects, during her life time in the community; including leadership in the Girl Scout movement, and other youth activity programs; her devoted service in many capacities as a member of the. VFW Auxiliary, of which she is a past president and present trustee; her aid to the post in establishment of the new post home; her conduct of various fund drives for recreation and other community projects; her interest and extra services for the aged, while serving as nurse's aid at Oogebic Hospital; her interest in troub 1 e d girls from broken homes, helping them by counsel and guidance to solve their problems; and various services for her fellow men. The VFW Post, in nominating her for the honor of "Citizen of the Year," notes that "her primary activity in 1964 for which we request consideration of her as "Citizen of the Year," is her activity in the Auxiliary Bat o n Corps which she was instrumental in organizing to prdv i d e wholesome activity for girls of the community, with membership open to all interested. She designed the uniforms, bought materials and made the uniforms. She recorded all corps receipts, worked for corps membership, handled all correspondence for their many public appearances, and kept an accurate scrapbook of appearances of the baton corps. She marched in all of the parades, chaperoned the corps on trips, and arranged for transportation. She made the VFW banners and drum cases for the corps. In addition, she headed fund raising projects inc 1 u d i n g teen-a g e dances, toward the support of corps operations. In summarizing, the VFW post notes: "Her strength of character is unexcelled. She is the type of person we can feel fortunate that our children have had the opportunity to have contact with during their informative years." Frank Guzzo, 1102 Eli Ave., was nominated by the Yale Guild of the St. Sebastian Catholic Church and the Bessemer TOPS organization, both recognizing his contributions to the happiness of his fellowmen, both youth and adults," and his many charitable deeds. A lifetime resident of Bessemer, he has promoted the general improvement of the community in his service as alder- m a n-superv i s o r for seve r a 1 years, and has donated unlimited time and untiring energy to youth programs. He started organized baseball for youth before the Little League and Babe Ruth League era; he also initiated s o f tball teams for young men. He was instrumental in the improvement of Barber Field, and its dedication as Gerovac Field in honor of young Gerovac who gave his life for his country. He chaperoned at teen centers, aided Girl Scouts in various ways. One year he made 150 glazed doughnouts in his home, and donated them to scouts to sell to raise funds for their expense of attending scout camp. Both sponsors attest to his ac- II Join 011 the Happy topple here SATURDAY NIGHT "ff" "DICK'S TWO" Y«, they'll all be having the time of their lives Saturday night at Bingo's. Make special plane to attend now! 0*t«J Nad-Drinks end the lest Music PIZZA alta served WNOO'S BAR t DANCEHAll Hi MUM NorUuast ef lateneeHea to WakefieU en M-21 •CITIZEN OF YEAR' NOMINEES — Pictured above are the three Bessemer residents who are candidates for the "Citizen of the Year" honor to be announced at the banquet sponsored by the Oedda-Cychosz Post, Ameri- can Legion, Saturday night at the post club rooms. Left to right they are: Bernard Mi- chellt, Mrs. Elsie Slomkowski and Frank Guzzo. tivity as "Santa Claus" for the! past 15 years, which has' brought joy to countless children, adults and the elderly in' h o s p i t a Is and convalescent homes. He began his role as Santa" for children of the Yale area; although much of the goodies distributed by Santa, was donated by local stores, m any times "Santa" added to the supply, free of charge, and also provided the horse and sleigh at his own expense. His services are always gratis; Christmas Eve .is a busy time for "Santa;" he can be found in various homes, in convalescent homes and at various organiza- t i o n assemblies during the Christmas season. He never disappoints children; he never accepts money for his services, say the sponsors of Frank Guzzo as "Citizen of the Year." VFW Officers Are Installed BESSEMER — At the meeting of the Veterans of Foreign Wars County Seat Post Monday night the following officers for the ensuing year were installed by Waiko E. Spets, 15th Dist r i c t VFW commander: Post commander, Clar e n c e Banield; senior vice commander, Richard Salmela; junior vice commander, Kenneth Anderson; post advocate, William Ohland; post chaplain, Raymond P a s - sint; post surgeon, Philip Perotti; post quartermaster, George Anderson; post adjutant, Robert J. Hellman; three year trustee, William Ryan. In other business conduc ted, John Stelmark, chairman, announced that plans for the annual senior ROTC banquet were completed. The banquet was held Wednesday night at 6. All senior A. D. Johnston High School ROTC students, ROTC officials, Supt. Walter Newman, Principal John Sartoris and coaches were invited. The banquet is given with the cooperation of the VFW Auxiliary, whose members prepared the meal. Clarence Banfield was the official host and Stelm ark served as master of ceremonies. Assisting Stelmark, the chairman, were Spets, Ryan, Joseph Bria and Hellman. Kenneth Anderson, Memorial Day chairman, announced that plans are well under way for the annual observance wh i c h will be held Monday, May 31. The main speaker for Memorial Day will be Lt. Col. William A. Rawn. Bessemer Briefs The County Seat Home Extension Club will meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Washington School. Members will finish projects started. In the event some members wish to start new projects, Mrs. W. K. Gray, project leader, will assist them. Refreshments will be potluck. The VFW Auxiliary Drum and Baton Corps will practice Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building. In the event weather permits, they will proceed to the Was h i n g t o n School playground and pract ice with the drum corps. VFW Unit to Mark 25th Anniversary BESSEMER—The auxiliary of the County Seat Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will celebrate its 25th anniversary at the post club rooms, Sunday, May 23, opening with supper at 6 p.m. The anniversary program will follow. All VFW members are invited to take part. Mrs. Frank Hoffner is general chairman on arrangements Honor Students Of Bessemer Are Announced BESSEMER—Cheryl Jansson, top ranking scholastic ho n o r student of the A. D. Johnst o n senior class, was presented at the Honors Assembly, yesterday, as valedlct o r i a n of the Class of 1965, and Francis Mus- satti, second high ranking student, was presented as salutatorian. The presentation was made in conjunction with the presentation of scholarships and scholastic awards, which climaxed a two hour program in which awards for outstanding achievement in various phases of high school activity were presented to a large percentage of the student body. In presenting scholastic honor students, Supt. Walter Newman, presiding in the absence of Principal John Sartoris, recognized achievement of 31, who had maintained an average of "B" and above, during their three years of high school. He said that Sartoris and he both felt that a student who has achieved so high a grade in scholarship, is worthy of spec i a 1 commendation. The 31 students rank between one point, a "B" which is 3 points and an "A" which is 4 points; a mere fraction of a point separates them. The 10 top ranking studen t s were given special commendation. There is a difference of 34 hundredths of a point between number 1 and number 10, as shown in the following: 1—Cheryl Jansson-3.894 out of a possible four. 2. —Francis Mussattl-3.807. 3—James Bersano-3.791. 4—Edward Mascotti-3.758. 5—Susan Kriska-3.731. 6. Gregory Bonovetz-3.694. 7—Gary Niemi-3.685. 8—Jerry Peterson-3.603. 9—Bernadine Drazkowski- 3.593. 10— Victoria Georgie Koskl- 3.551. Ranking 11 was James Ippolite with 3.480 followed by 21 students within the one half point range, the 31st being Sandra Coleman with a straight "B" average. Included in order from 12 to 31 are Margaret DaP r a, Patricia Erickson, Helen Korpi, Judith Huhtala, Theresa Weber, Marilyn Berlin, Cheryl Beckman, William Ryan, Donna Kleimola, George Zuchowski, Bruce Richardson, Peter Marczak, Carol Matazel, Gretchen S a nd- quist, Marybeth Johnson, Joan Hill, Harold Abendroth, Dennis Gustafson, Paul Busch and Sandra Coleman. Miss Drazkowski presided at the Honors Assembly progr a m which opened with the Pledge of Allegiance led by Ladd Honkala. Students were qualified for various awards, and awards were presented as follows: Forensics achievement awards by Mrs. E. J. Oas, speech coach. Debate achievement by Debate Coach Kenneth Ancheta. Mathematics awards by Francis Tallio, instructor. Science awards by Walter Ne- macheck. Senior Government Day, the Bentley Foundation Scholars!,::) Award, by David Springhetti. The "Drift," senior yearbook awards by Mrs. Agnes Sartoris. "The Crier," high school publications awards by c. Herbert Carlson. Student Council perfect attendance, awards presented by Gary Nieml. Track trophy, cheerleader and Brown's Cafe Exceptionale When you care enough about good food and pleasant atmosphere you'll go to Brown's Cafe Exceptionale! At Brown's you will find the Best Food, service and hospitality, their menu abounds in the finest of foods: Steaks, Chops, Seafood, the best of fowl Don't leave Brown's out of your special occasion planning. They have the facilities to warrant a most memorable event in any case. . . . Private dining room will accommodate over 100 guests nicely. . . , Call in your reservation soon. Brown's Cafe Exceptionale FliEE PARKING BESSEMER ON UJ.2 PHONE U7-IU1 of Trustees meeting being held In Ironwood. The Wakefield High School Pep Club will sponsor a bake sale Saturday May 22, at the Co-op Super Market and Tiberi's Super Market starting at 10 a.m. The proceeds will be used for the basektball scoreboard fund. Gilbert's 'What Young People Think' Pressure for Grades Bothers 1 Most Teen-Agers, Survey Finds football awards by Coach Jack White. ! Basketball letters by Coach John Bonk. ROTC Rifle Team Awurds by Lt. Col. William A. Rawn. American Legion—Award to Boy's State by Joseph Martell. The Girls Ensemble and the Boys' Folk Singers entertained with a series of folk tunes directed by Mrs. Willow Tallio. Vocal and instrumental music awards were presented by Mrs. Tallio and Fred Tezak respectively. Mrs. Pauline Zeber present e d Library Service awards. ' Mrs. John Sartoris present e d dramatics award, and John Lindquist, vice president of the Chamber of Commerce presented the Arion Music award and a special Chamber award. Various scholarships were presented by Newman together with scholastic honor students. P. Napels Mark Anniversary WAKEFIELD— Commemorating their twenty-fifth silver anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Napel were honored at an anniversary party given by the i r daughter, Donna Marie, and their son, Robert, on Sun day, May 23. The dinner party was held at the Big Wheel Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. Preceding the dinner, the Rev. Charles Daniel blessed the couple, and also said the grace before the meal. The table was centered with a beautiful cake, trimmed in the silver motif and silver leaves, made and decorated by the i r brother in law, Roger Randall Also centering the table was a statue of the Ma d o n n a and Christ Child, flanked by ferns and flowers and tapers, the centerpiece being a gift of the Sisters of the Divine Infant Hospital. The couple was presented with many lovely gifts and a purse of money. Mrs. Napel wore a corsage of yellow rose buds and Mr. Napel had a white carnation boutonniere, gifts 'of their daughter. Dominic Pitrone, brother of Mrs. Napel and Mrs. Ray Monti, sster of Mr. Napel, who had served as attendants at the wedding 25 years ago, were present at the anniversary dinner. The guests, all relatives, included Mr. and Mrs. Roger Randall, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nuni- maker, Mr. and Mrs. Jam e s Bugni, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Monti and Tony Pitrone of Wakefield, Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Pitrone of Bessemer, and Mr. and Mrs. John Napel of Ironwood. Wakefield Briefs Worship services will be held at the Apostolic Lutheran Church Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Nathan Ruonavaara speaking in the Finnish and English languages. The public is invited. Oscar Danielson and' Mrs. William Pikka of Wakefield, and Mrs. Harry Danielson of Iron Belt, returned Wednesday from Lansing, where they attended the funeral of Mr. Daniel s o n's brother, Gust Danielson, 73. The late Mr. Danielson visited here on several occasions. A Mother-Daughter Tea will be held at the Immanuel Lutheran CKirch Monday, 'May 24, at 7:30 p.m. with the Ruth Guild members as the hostesses. Mrs. Wilfred Wiita will be the program chairman. The Wakefield Public Library will be closed Saturday morning to allow the librarian, Mrs. Gertrude Walstrom, to att e n d the Michigan Library Association Class of 18 to Be Confirmed WAKEFIELD — A C 1 a S s of eighteen will be corifirmed Sunday, May 23, at the 10:30 a. m. worship service in the First Lutheran Chuch. Following two years of instruction, the boys and girls will be examined in their knowledge of the Christian Faith Sunday, May 22, at 7 p.m. Parents, sponsors and congregation members are invited to attend the public examination. The class includes the following: Connie Mae Bloomq u i s t. Gilbert Raymond Cablan c a. Rosemary- Dianne Edmark. Daniel John Hendrickson, Roberta Jean Kauranen, Phyllis Koski, Kirsti Lehtlnen, B r e nda Jane Luoma, Maria Jean Martinson, Matt Ernest Matts o n, Sue Newman, Bruce Carl Pikka, Donna Faye Plkka, Linda Marie Pusakulich, Carol Joyce Randall, Bonnie Jean Seppa, William Lyle Thompson, Coleen Mar i e Willis. The class will meet for Its final session Friday, May 21, at 5:30 p.m. and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, with the pastor the Rev. Rudolph Kemppainen The public is invited to the services. Committee to Choose Slate WAKEFIELD — A nominating j committee was chosen to select a slate of officers for the coming year, at a meeting of Bishop Magner Council, Knights of Columbus, Monday evening. Election of officers will be held at the next meeting to be held June 7 at the Wakefield clubrooms. The second meeting in June, it was announced, will be held at Marenisco. Choosing of delegates to the state convention at Mackinac Island was discussed and Grand Knight Zigmund Urbanski stated he would select several members to attend, after he announced that he would not be able to go, and a majority of; the members said they would not be able to attend due to the early date. Lunch was served to the members after a lecture given by Louis Mascotti on the art of making wine as a hobby. Mascotti described the preparation of barrels, the actual making of the wine, and the process of bottling it. By EUGENE GILBERT The fast, competitive pace of today's world has given a college education an increasi n g importance in our society. And With good reason. In many professions, young men and women cannot even get starting positions without college diplomas. In others, lack of a degree can stifle advancement. But there is another side to the story. Some educators feel that many students are being asked to do too much in the intense quest for high grades. Not all students, they say, should be expected to go to college. Whether they do or not, these educators add, some method should be devised to remove the competitive features, of educat i o n, through elimination, of marks or grades as we\ know- them. While experiments are under way in this direction, we decided to find but what students have to say about the matter. To the direct question, "Do you think there is too much pressure on you?," nearly 68 per cent of the 1251 teen-agers surveyed said "yes." Those who gave an affirmative answer then were asked, "In what'way:". More than 94 per cent said they were under constant pressure to get .better grades. Some of them also felt too much was expected of them in extra-curricular work and in activities having no connection with school. But those who held these impressions were insignificant in number compared to the overwhelming majority who named better grades as the area of strong pressure. • The next question brought a strong indication that parents are more concerned about the education of their sons than their daughters; The quest! o n: "What seems to exert these pressures?" Sixty five per cent of the students said it was their parents. Sixty three per cent said it was their teachers. Some named both, accounting for the percentage over 100. Now, here's the oddity: 98 per cent of the boys said the pressure came from their parents, compared with only 50 per cent of the girls! The boys placed the blame on their teachers only 48 per cent of the time; the girls did so 70 per cent of the time. Is there a solution? Surprisingly, many students (including 'some who said there was too much pressure) thought the solution was within themselv e s As Bobby Long, 18, of W i 1 iam- ston, N. C., put it: "There is only one way to solve it—that is, for me to start studying and achieving better grades." Paula Baker, 17, of Glen- wood, Iowa, had a diffe rent idea. She said, "They should lei us do what we are able to do and what they think we can do.'* Sixteen-y e a r-old Bradl e jj Schmayer, of Allentown, Pa., suggested "taking solid classei and more discipline." Doug Porter, 14, of Edgemontj"S. D., thought "teachers shouldn't push so hard on reading assignments and. tests and grades." Also 14 year old, Mi c h a e 1 White, of Miami, Flai, said there should be less homework with listening more and working hard in class." Marilyn Hensley, 18, of Shelburn, Ind., wanted "more freedom between classes to relax." Jean Nahadate, a 15-year- o 1 d from Portland, Ore., said: "Parents and schools should not stress grades as much as ability and effort." From Arlyn Hanle, 16, of Little Rock, Ark., came this comment: "I think all extra-curricu 1 a r activities during the school week should be cut out, and parents and teachers should realize that we really try to do our best and- that's all we can possibly do." List of Subversive Organizations Cut .WASHINGTON (AP)—Of the 274 organizations listed as subversive by the attorney general's office in 1955. only 21 are still believed active. The dwindling of the active list was disclosed by J. Walter Yeagley, an assistant attorney general, in testimony before a House subcommittee March 4, The testimony was made publio Monday. The list hasn't been changed since it was prepared as a guide for federal government hiring officials. Among those still listed are the Communist party and tha Ku Klux Klan. Spring Party Held at School RAMSAY — The annual spring party sponsored by the Ramsay Junior High School Student Council was held last Frid a y night at the school gymnasium. The party started at 7:30 and ended at 11:30 with the grand march at 9:30. The gymnasium was attractively decorated by the members of the eighth grade class to express the theme "Emerald Paradise." The members of the ninth grade were honored guests at Gilbert's POPCORN WAGON •frPOPCORN *COTTON CANDY On U.S. 2 Next to School Wakefield WAKEFIELD THEATRE Showing last time tonight Twict evenings at 6:45 and 9:00 "TWO ON A GUILLOTINE" alto selected short features COMING SATURDAY and SUNDAY Showing twice evenings at 6:45 and 9:00-Matinee Sun. at 2:00 Walt Disney's: "THOSE CALLOWAYS" in technicolor TV SERVICE Day or Night 0510"~ 3124 MATTSON'S DAY Dial •32- T/JiiTH TV SALES & SERVICE SEE NEW ZENITH 25" RECTANGULAR COLOR TV 223 | McLeod Ave., this party. A local group furnished live music for dancing. Refr e^s laments, candy bars and pot a t o ships were availabe at the canteen operated by members of the eighth grade. Chaperpnes were members of the junior high teaching staff. 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