Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on July 27, 1965 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1965. Verses Express U.P. Residents' Pride in Area By AL SANDNER Associatetl Press Wrilei "There's a beautiful land the Almighty planned "And I call It the garden of Hod ; "It's a cool paradise under blue shining skies, "Somber trees, scented flowers and green sod." (Jingo Viitala Vachon of St. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, 1RONWOOD, MICHIGAN that It's called the Upper Peninsula. U.P. residents retain a local pride and identification with tneir area that is matched in few regions outside of Texas. it comes through in conversations with residents who were forced to migrate across the Straits, in the conversations and debate of Upper Peninsula legislators—and in an anthology of verse published recently in Escanaba. * * * The verse, written by residents over the years, FIVt IRONWOOD CLASS OF 1930—Members of the Luther L. Wright High School class of 1930 who attended the 35th anniversary reunion held at Montreal Lodge are pictured above. Left to right, first row: Dr. J. I. Johnson, Bernice Petroski Moreschini, June Holmgren Kelley, Eugene Jacquart, James Winn, Charles Keeton, Steve Kopnick, John Belany, Albert Albert, John Olszak; second row- Frank Perlich, Gladys Hoffman Alpert, Hazel Johnson Kolinsky, Martha Anderson Patterson, Thelia Hoglund Jones, Roselia Ave Tregembo, Jerry Corcoran, Ludia Gorleski Kevan, Edna Jackson Abelman, Fern Andrews Trethe- wey, Audrey Anderson, Mary Skowronski Harvey, Mildred Bergquist Kopacz, Edith Oman Rowe, Melvin Olson, Alice Swanberg Holcher, John Solin, Ted, Friedman, Russell Webb; third row: Stasia McLeod, Lillie Torppa Lindgren, Seeri Johnson Wheeler, Mary Wyzlic Carli, Aili Kulberg Antin, Helia Haavisto Longhini, Evelyn Sandell Consie, Kenneth Rowe; back row: Roy Johnson, Evald Gil Frederickson, Gerald Hewitt, Toivo Wirtanen, Howard Palmquist, Leo Molenda. (Ronnie's Camera Shop Photo) turbulant St. Mary's River through which Lake Superior U.P. races into Lakes Michigan and was Huron—as others were fascinat- compiled by two Escanaba area'ed with the "River of Iron" high school teachers—Mrs. Margaret Gilbert and William Fin- Ian. Mrs. Gilbert is school more than 300 miles to the west 01 the Wisconsin border and the often log - jammed Menominee librarian. Finlan taught English River, more than 200 miles to and journalism. He has since the west. left to become administrative assistant to the superintendent of the Gwinn public schools near the K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base. The people of the Upper Pen- Memory Is Worth More to Its Possessor as Time Passes By HAL BOYLE NEW YORK (AP) — Memory is the money of the mind. But unlike any other "medi- The overriding theme is the urn of exchange or measure of outdoors, although the verses value," memory is a currency look backward to Indian legends that isn't devalued by the pas- and the heritage left by Cornish sage of the years. The older a miners, Finnish lumberjacks memory gets, the more it is and a number of junior "Paul story of the worth tc its possessor. insula, the book indicates, love Bunyans.' the outdoors, clear blue skies, * * dark blue waters, deep green There was the forests and solitude. Tahquamenon maiden, "lumi-jwhen "It is a joy to roam the lands nous as burnished copper," who' Horses were called " mighty forest danced near the base of the and cows Bossie. 'Where stands, the You've coined a few worthwhile memories yourself if you can look back and remember Dobbin "Where the pine trees press their hands "Against the sky famous falls, waiting for her brave to return home. He was caught in the rapids j above the falls, and the two got 01 their last earthly glimpse of Thev seem to identify with each ° ther just as nis canoe ' boTS wSte rivers plSS $** ° n the brink of the water ' lakes and the sudden storms, " ... that come racing without warn- 1 She threw herself into the Ing across the largest of the ^ ver to join nim - and since that Great Lakes—Lake Superior dav the waters have been col- "It sometimes is a quiet, ored e° lden In one of the most hopeful gestures of American political Forest Program To Be Discussed the tears of MADISON — Local offici a 1 s gentle thing water lilies, the legend says, who operate county forests in In close affinity with earth Or there was "Roaring Gro Wisconsin will meet with Wiscon- Gannon, who singlehandedly sin Conservation Department cruel and broke up the biggest log jam P e °P le to discuss pertinent new ever seen on the Sturgeon state and federal legislat ion, River, Swanson and La Mare P ark and campground devel o p- who slugged it out on a floating ment and otner program details, of log down the Menominee River Stanley W. Welsh, superintend- spillcd into Lake ent of forest management for the and sky, "Or it may be a nngry king "Who lashes at his subjects River, Swanson and La Mare, passing by," Is what Ruth Malgren Calumet wrote of the lake. until they * * * Michigan. The book is the result of 18 But the over-all sentiment of history, the U.S. House of Representatives voted $1,500,000 to enforce prohibition. That same year, 1920, the elder John D. Rockefeller, gave away more than $6? million. A mother's greatest worry in summer was that one of her children would be bitten by a mad dog. You could make a wife happy by buying her enough calico so she could make herself a new dress. Most kitchen tables in America were covered with shiny oilcloth, and you wiped off the crumbs with a wet dishrag. One of the problems of an old maid was what to do with her hope chest after she had given up hope. You could without ever go through life meeting anyone who had eaten caviar or a raw oyster on the half shell. In 1P21 the tinerjtal phone first call transcon- was put - ..x ww.. .u w**^ ft *~l_rv*«V Wi -HJ A_»HU L>llt, \J VU1 "Oil OCiltll J1CHL Ul «rt * I™ months' work by the pair, who the U.P. devotee was summed peivl . sor s who are members of "independently discovered that up by A. w. Quirt of Iron River, ""' *—*,.„ «* Upper Peninsula people have al- who saidi \vays been sensitive to their his- "Give me the north, the rug- tory, their ways of living and ged north, the beauty of their surround-- "Where the giant pine trees iirjs, and that they recorded grow, i.nese feelings in verse," they "Where the summer breeze said in their preface to the book blows through the trees (published by the Photo Offset "That the winter decks with Printing Co., Escanaba). snow . . . The verses, Finlan said, are "You can have your not great poetry, but are "his-'your sunny south torically valuable." Many of j "You can have your them are old and have appeared glades . . . before in Michigan newspapers,; "We never freeze when "Michigan in History," the pub-1 have our skis, south, ever- we lication of the Michigan Historical Commission; and a few with snow, have been published outside. The writers include lumbermen, farmers, miners, doctors, lawyers, housewives, teachers and others. Included is Mrs. Stellanova Osborn, the wife of former Gov. Chase Osborn. "When our hills are covered She was fascinated by the ATHLETE'S FOOT HOW TO TREAT IT- Apply Inslsnt-dryinr T-l-L. Feel It take hold to check itch, burning In minutes. In B to 5 days. Infected skin sloughs off. Then watch HEALTHY *Mn replace It! If not pleased IN ONE HOCK, Tour 4(0 bank «t any dm; store. TODAY lit Ironwood Convicts Must Know Ten Commandments MCAI ESTER, Okla. (AP) — The State Pardon and Parole Board has adopted a ruling requiring convicts to prove themselves familiar with the biblical Ten Commandments before winning parole. The rule specifies that inmates seeking clemency must make i> "sincere effort to know and recite the Ten Command- through and it was pretty well agreed that science had gone just about as far as it could go. Gene Stratton Porter and Zane Grey were better known writers than F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis or Ernest Hemingway. A hostess thought her dinner | conservation department, said in-1 wa s a failure if every guest vitations had gone out to all su-i didn't ask for at least a second helping of gravy and mashed potatoes. In small towns, families with five or more kids usually kept their own cow in the backyard. You could find out a woman's real age if you could sneak a look at her family Bible, where all births and deaths were chronicled. The only people who took trips on credit were paupers making their last journey to potter's field. Banks hesitated to lend money to firms whose presidents were known to play golf during business hours. A widow was glad to serve as a baby sitter for a dime an hour — and usually apologized for charging anything at all. A bachelor could always tell when it was Monday, because that was the day his favorite beanery always served bread pudding for dessert. People who had been to a Chautaqua show would talk about it for days. Those who went to burlesque shows kept their mouths shut — if they valued their reputations. The U.S. steel corp. startled conservatives by cutting its work day from 12 hours to 10. There were dire predictions that all this extra leisure would lead to the ruination of the laboring man. The crowd always liked to gather at the home of the girl who made the best divinity fudge. VISIT DULUTH PORTORAMA DAYS AUGUST 2 THROUGH 8 •jf Port Terminal Open House and Foreign Ship Tour* - Daily. + Harbor Boat Excursions - Waterfront at 5th Ave. W. - Dally. •jf Special Display* at Chlsholm and St. Louis County Historical Museums — Daily. + Monday, Aug. 2, 1:30 P.M. - Miss Seaway Pageant. Featuring: the Chad Mitchell Trio. Denfeld Auditorium. + Friday, Aug. 6, 7:00 P.M. - Grand Street Parade. •A- Saturday, Aug, 7, 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. — Folk Festival and Fair. Leif Erlkion Park. •jf Sat and Sun., Aug. 7 and • - 'Steam Rail Train Tours. 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. Port Terminal to Superior and return. + Sunday, Aug. 8-1 P.M. Water Sports Day. Rowing,. Canoe and Power Boat Races. Duluth Publicity Bureau, Inc. 293 MEDICAL ARTS ILD6. DULUTH, MINN. UNI WHERE THE SEAWAY BEGINS county board forestry committees and to county forest administrators. Local officials will evaluate the past two years of operation under the revised county for e s t crop law enacted in 1961 and administrators will discuss the current timber sale picture. Also on the program will be John A. Beale, chief state forester, who will outline the general forestry situation in Wisconsin; A. E. Ehly, superintendent of the new program coordination division, who will talk about the federal land and water conse vation fund and various anti-poverty programs; Welsh, who will discuss the Outdoor Recreation Act Program; and E. W. Erdlitz, state administrator of the county forest program, who will discuss administrative matters. Other items on the agenda include reports on the forest pest situation by local entomologists; comprehensive planning for counties by H. J. Hovind, northeast area forestry supervisor and C. E. Rieck, forest inventory supervisor; and park and campground maintenance and development by Martin E. B o n d e , park planner. Three sectional sessions are scheduled: at the Wood County Courthouse in Wisconsin Rapids today; the Spooner Experiment Station on Wednesday, and the Riverview Country Club at Antigo on Thursday. Meetings will start at 10 a.m. and adjourn at 3:30 p.m. Fair Building May Become Law School NEW YORK (AP) — The head of New York's Criminal and Civil Courts Bar Association says the $10.5-million federal pavilion at the World's Fair might be used for a law school specializing in public practice. Robert Daru, the group's executive committee chairman, says he will report on the project to the American Bar Association in Miami Beach, Fla., next month. NEW PREMIUM STP 89c MJY BY THE CASE! FILTERS 50% Off! AUTOMOTIVE ON-THE-CORNER Mansfield and Ayer Sts, Dial 932-0900 COMPLETES TRAINING — Airman Third Class Thomas Lundgren, son of Mrs. Margaret Lundgren of 206V2 Maple St., Hurley, has completed U.S. Air Force basic military training at Lackland AFB, Tex. Airman Lundgren is being assigned to Forbes AFB, Kan., for training and duty as a transportation specialist. He becomes a member of the Tactical Air Command which provides combat reconnaissance, aerial firepower and assault airlift for U.S. Army forces. He is a graduate of J. E. Murphy High School, Hurley. Marenisco Personals Mrs. Carl Anderson and Miss Marne Anderson left last week for Minneapolis to visit with a niece, Mrs. Arthur Comny, and a sister in law, Mrs. Bert h a Olson, and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Havener and children, Milwaukee, are spending two weeks with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Keast and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Havener Sr. Also vacationing with Mr. and Mrs. Keast are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Keast, Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. Miles Bachand and son and daughter, Dallas, Texas, spent their vacation here with his mother, Mrs. Virginia Bachand, and with the James S t a r k w eather family. Mrs. Bachand had been here five weeks with the children and Mr. Bachand spent three weeks here. While here, they and Mrs. Bachand and granddaughter Nina Pierce, spent four days camping at St. Ignace and visited many points of interest in that area, and in Canada. They also spent a weekend in Chicago, and Mrs. Bachand and children went to Detroit to visit her parents while Mr. Bachand was on a business trip for his company in Milwaukee. Also at the Bachand home were two grandchildren, Peter and Susan Mowry, Muncy, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Fournier and children, Royal Oak, are vacationing with her mo t h e r, Mrs. Earl Christy, and her brother in law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. E. Keast, and with other relatives and friends on the range. continue their mammoth SUMMER CLEARANCE! SAVE MADRAS SAIL COATS SUMMER JACKETS BERMUDA SHORTS SHORT SLEEVE DRESS SHIRTS SHORT SLEEVE SPORT SHIRTS STRAW HATS & CAPS SUMMER JACKETS SHORT SLEEVE COTTON SWEAT SHIRTS on men's SWIMWEAR & SWIMWEAR SETS SUMMER SLACKS HUSH PUPPIES GOLF SWEATERS WASH PANTS UNDERWEAR, NECKWEAR on boys' SWIMWEAR SPORT SHIRTS BERMUDA SHORTS "DOORWAY TO A MAN'S WORLD" Reunion Is Held Logging Meet Tourist Centers Have Busy Year MADISON — Business was brisk at Wisconsin's even highway Tourist Information C e liters (TIC's) right from the start this summer. Records kept by the Conservation Department's Vacation and Travel Service show a continuing increase in visitor numbers. Between June 12, opening day at the TIC's, and July 2, some 8,994 cars stopped for information. This represents a gain of more than 20 per cent over the 1964 total of 7,077. Biggest gains were registered at Prairie due Chien and Superior, where the 1964 counts of 199 and 151, respectively, jumped to 494 and 560. At these TIC's, 1964 was the first year of operation. The Janesville TIC, on Interstate 90, was again champi o n and by far busiest of all. The June, 1964 count was 3,278, which rose to 3,537 this year. Other TIC's are located on Interstate 94 near Kenosha, at La Crosse on Highway 16, at Marinette on Highway 141, and at Hudson on Interstate 94. All are trailers parked at conveni e n t stopping places, except at Kenosha where a permanent structure has been built. By Ironwood Class of 1930 The class of 1930 of the Luther L. Wright High School held its reunion banquet at the Montreal Lodge on July 3. Russell Webb was the master of ceremonies. Grace was said by Ber nice Petroski Moreschini. All classmates rose and gave a few pertinent facts about their lives. Regrets were read from Melva Kilponen Halverson, Lill i a n Goodman Thompson, Helen Blackwell Brown, Leocadia Klimas Coleman, Louis Zadra, Coral N e w b y Luoma, Hazel Strom Bjorkquist, Shirley Thurman, Eugene Patrick, Mamie Sand Cavosie, Clarence B e a u- champ, Mary Lescoe Gill, George Gorrilla, John Leonard, Gwen Gilbert, Polly Stebb i n s Holmberg, Tierra Koski, Dagny Forsman Wells, Mildred J o h n- son Svedberg. Roll of deceased was read and a moment of silent prayer was held. Prizes were awarded to the following: Russell Webb, married longest; Charles Keeton, married most recently; Roy Johnson, youngest child; Eugene Jacquart, largest family; Angle Jacobson Webb, traveled farthest, Santa Monica, Calif.; Helia Haavisto Longhini, grandmother with oldes't grandchild; Kenneth Rowe, grandfather with old e s t grandchild; Helia Haavisto Longhini, most grandchildren, 8. The following local committee was given a vote of thanks: Chairman, Charles Keeton; secretary, Mildred Bergquist Kp- pacz; decoratiqns, Mary Wyzlic Carli; treasurer and registrations, Dr. J. I. Johnson; other members, Roy Johnson, Fra n k Perlich, James Winn; Eugene Jacquart, Aili Kulberg An t i n, Alice Swanberg Holcher, See r i Johnson Wheeler, Gertrude Anderson Stanley and T. R. Wirtanen. Julius Caesar was first to import a giraffe to Europe, exhibiting it in Rome B.C. about 46 Physicians, Nurses Going to Algiers MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A group of physicians and nurses has left Cuba for Algiers to render medical services to the Algerian people, Havana radio says. The newscast, monitored in Miami, said the group will replace doctors and nurses who have been working in Algeria for a year. There was no word on how many persons were in the delegation. USE DAILY GLOBE WANT-ADS Slated Sept. 9-11 The "lumberjacks" of Michigan and Wisconsin are getti n g set for their next big "drive." It's the 1965 Lake States Logging Congress to be held Sept 9-11 inclusive, at Antigo, Wis. Henry Bannoch, manager of tht Frost Veneer Company is general chairman for this event, assisted by Robert Auner. The 20th Annual Logging Congress is sponsored by the Timber Producers Association, Inc. of Michigan and Wisconsin. Thit will bring together loggers, sawmill operators,.veneer and paper- mill operators, lumber deal e r s and suppliers of equipment to the timber industry of the Lake States. The Congress is planned not only for a discussion of related problems and an interchange of ideas, but is also for the entire family Special entertainment is provided for everyone during the three days and evenings. Tentattves plans are for additional allied groups from the timber industry to meet with the Timber Producers at this Logging Congress. The program will be climaxed on the final day, as in past years with the mile-long logging parade, featuring hea v y equipment used in logging and lumbering, bands, drill units, truckloads of logs and lumb e r native to the Lake States region, and many oustanding exhibits. The site of this year's activi-, ties will be at the Langlade County Fair Grounds, A n t i go, which is a community long known for it's timber activity. Commission Receives Numerous Complaints WASHINGTON Federal Equal (AP) — The Employment Opportunity Commission says it has received 140 complaints charging discrimination in its first three weeks of operation. The commission released no details Life Insurance For People Ages K 39 to 79 Now you can apply by mail, direct to the Home Office, for r. Life Insurance Policy providing $2000 guaranteed-rate lifetime protection. Application and rates mailed to you without obligation. 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