Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on May 24, 1965 · Page 3
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MONDAY, MAY 24, 1965. IRONWOOD DAIIY GLOBE. IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN THREI Mass Co-op Has Annual Meeting MASS— Stockholders and patrons of the Mass Co-op Company held their annual meeting at the Mass Town Hall recently ' Reports presented showed a decrease in sales in 1984. increase, in accounts receivable and a net profit of $800. The stockholders decided to distribute the profit by paying 3 per cent interest on capital stock, and to rebate the balance to the patrons. This payment is to be made in June In order to be eligible for rebate, all patrons' register slips, for 19694 only, must be turned in before June 1. Those comi n g in later cannot be honored. Due to the increased and slow accounts receivable, the directors were authorized to proceed. to change to a strictly cash! basis, if they judge it to bej necessary. The directors were! commended for their continued! efforts to locate stockhold e r s j whose whereabouts are un-; known. As passed several years ago, the present policy of the Co-op is to redeem the shares of all stockholders desiring to redeem. The following were re-elected or elected to fill vacancies on the board of directors: John Rova, Richard Heltenen and Larry Aho. Lunch was served at the close of the meeting. Plans are underway by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post for Memorial Day rites that are conducted annually at the Maple Grove Cemetery. Greenland. The program will begin at 10 p.m. Monday, May 31. A cogregational supper was served in the parlors of St. Paul's Lutheran Church Saturday night, May 15, to start the Lutheran Development Fund Week in the congregation. The supper was arranged and served by the women of the church.! Pastor A. Lepisto explained the! project and an interesting film! was also shown. Visits were! made last week to the families of the congregation to collect' gifts and pledges for the Luther-; an Development Fund. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Truscott and family have returned from a week's visit in Detroit. Pastor A. Lepisto attended the i Wisconsin-Upper Michi g a n annual conventiion. at Marque 11 e I last week. j . j Ontonagon Briefs \ —_^——^__^______ i Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mitch e 11, Norfolk, Wa., are visiting his mother and sister, Mrs. Stephen Mitchell and Miss Mary Mitchell. After their visit here they they will make their new home in Tucson, Ariz. but they put up the houses themselves," he said. '"They! have a wonderful spirit. Youj can't help liking and admiring' them." There are an estimated 750,- j 000 of the mountain tribesmen! in South Viet Nam. , "1 think the future of the! country my depend on whether they stay with thfe government or swing to the Viet Cong," he said. "These people here are staying with the government— and risking their lives to do it." According to records, the first yacht built in America (1801) named the "Jefferson" for Thomas Jefferson. _ WITH THE COLORS . U. S. ARMY. Europe - Army' Pvt. William P. Brown son of Mr. and Mrs. W P. Brown Route 1, Box 420, Wakefield. has been assigned to t'ne 78th Engineer Battalion in Germany. Brown, a combat engineer in Lhe battalion's Company A near Ettlingen, entered the Army in December. 1964 and comple ted basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky. The 18-year-old soldier is a 1964 graduate of Wakef i e 1 d High School — Electronics Technician Third | Class Richard C. Siirila, USN.i son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles O j Siirila of Route 2, Ironwood, Mich., is participating in an international exercise called Operation Fairgame III In the central Mediterranean and on the island of Corsica while serving aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Springfield. His shop supports the task and assault forces, providing anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare support. Operation Fail-game (FHTNC) Slicing through the ocean at a steady 5 knots, great gray whales dive 2.000 feet, ".hen surface and blow geysers of vapor high in thhe air Suomi Slates Dedication HANCOCK — Suomi College President. Ralph Jalkanen has announced that Paul Gustafsson. Consulate General of Finland at New York will be the guest speaker at the dedication luncheon for the new Student Center on the college campus on Saturday, May 29. In the service of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Gustafsson has held posts in Helsinki, Belgrade, Ottawa, Stockholm and is currently in N e w I York. The Consulate Gen e r a 1 has also served as secretary, member, and chairman of various trade negotiation delegations, committees and legislative committees. Gustafsson was awarded the W a r Commemorat i o n Medal 1939-40 and the War Commemoration Medal 1941-45 He received the Cross of Liberty of Finland, the Grand Silver Decoration of Austria, and the War Commemoration Cross of Masselan Kannas. Gustafsson is a specialist in tax law and received a master ol laws degree from Helsinki University. USE DAILY ULUHB WANT-ADS HEADS OF CLASS—Robert Western, left, and Ken Deinaray, have been chosen as valedictorian and salutatorlan, respectively, of the 1965 graduating class of the Bergland High School. Robert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Western, accumulated a 3.87 scholastic average. During his years in high school, he was active in student government, haying been a member of the student council for four years, and vice president of his class in his sophomore year. Robert was a. member of the school paper staff, played junior varsity basketball in his freshman year, and was basketball manager as a sophomore. He has received awards for being the best student in mathematics and science in high school. He has been awarded the Michigan Technological University's Board of Control Distinguished Student Scholarship, and has also qualified for the Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority Scholarship through a competitive examination. Robert plans to enroll at Michigan Tech at Houghton next fall, and will take courses leading to a degree in civil engineering. Ken Demaray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Demaray, achieved a 3.64 scholastic average. He has been active in both student government and in athletics, Ken has been class president as a junior and senior. He was a varsity basketball and baseball player for all four years of high school. This last season he was named to the PMC Athletic Conference all-star basketball team. He was also a member of the yearbook and school paper staffs. Ken plans to enter Ndrthern Michigan University at Marquette next fall and prepare as a secondary teacher in the field of mathematics and history. Some Soldiers Hate Viet Nam, Others Fall in Love With Land By HAL BOYLE CAMP GIA VUC, South Viet Nam (AP) — Some U.S. sol-, diers regard Viet. Nam as a muddy wasteland which they hate the whole time they are here. Others fall in love with the land and its people and try to perform a real service during their tour of duty. One of these is Lt. John H. Damewood of Pocatello, Idaho, an idealist in uniform. This rugged, 27-year-old officer has the job of handling civil affairs or a U.S. Army Special Forces unit stationed in a key position astride the famed Ho Chi Minn trail. He has been a one-man goodwill mission among 3,000 inhabitants of 12 straggling hillside bamboo hut hamlets. In several weeks of whirlwind activity Damewood has done these things: Set up two dispensaries and ATTENTION-ELECTRIC CUSTOMERS IN BERGLAND, MERRIWEATHER AND NORTH END OF LAKE GOGEBIC: There will be an electric service interruption for about 1 Vj hours because of highway construction starting at daybreak on Wednesday, May 26. In case of inclement weather this work will be postponed one day. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION. LAKE SUPERIOR DISTRICT POWER COMPANY taught the villagers the rudiments of sanitation. Organized and provided books for a 40-pupil school for children who had never seen a classroom. ; Arranged a program under which the villagers can exchange their rude crossbows and other handicraft items for tools, cloth, blankets and hrd- ware. "They are also planting family gardens for the vegetables they need to vary their diet," Damewood said. "And we are also planting some 500 fruit and nut trees, and starting other projects to provide them with fish ponds and help raise the quality of their pigs and rabbits." The lieutenant gives out 4,800 bars of soap each month. He pointed at a flapping laundry line stretched between two huts. "You never used to see that here before," he said. "Many of the children now are brushing j their teeth regularly. We are j trying to get them to realize : that most of their diseases are 1 caused by dirt and lad. of hy- \ giene. "Our theme is that self-suffi: ciency is the first step toward self-government. And these peo- , pie show a real willingness to trs to improve their lot. 1 "Our goal is to get these bet. terment programs going so well | that when we pull out, the vil- j lagers will be able to make a go of things themselves without further assistance." 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