Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on July 27, 1965 · Page 17
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Ironwood, Michigan
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Tuesday, July 27, 1965
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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 1965. IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE, 1RONWOOD, MICHIGAN FIVE Verses Express U.P. Residents' Pride in Area By AL SANDNER Associated Press Write) "There's a beautiful land that the Almighty planned "And I call it the garden of God; "It's a cool paradise under blue shining skies, "Somber trees, scented flowers and green sod." (Jingo Viitala Vachon of St. Ignace). It's called the Upper Peninsula. U.P. residents retain a local pride and identification with tneir area that is matched in iew 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. turbulant St. Mary's River * * * through which Lake Superior The verse, written by U.P. races into Lakes Michigan and residents over the years, was Huron—as others were fascinat- compiled by two Escanaba area ed with the "River of Iron" 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) high school teachers—Mrs. Margaret Gilbert and William Fin- Ian. Mrs. Gilbert is school more than 300 miles to the west ol the Wisconsin border and the often log - jammed Menominee librarian. Finlan taught English River, more than 200 miles to and journalism, left to become assistant to the He has since the west. administrative superintendent of the Gwinn public schools near the K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base. The people of the Upper Pen- The overriding theme outdoors, although the is the verses 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 "medium of exchange or measure of 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 insula, the book indicates, love Bunyans." the outdoors, clear blue skies, miners, Finnish lumberjacks memory gets, the more and a number of junior "Paul worth tc its possessor. it is * * * dark blue waters, deep green, There was the story of the forests and solitude. Tahquamenon maiden, "lumi-lwhen — "It is a joy to roam the lands nous as burnished copper," who 1 Horses "Where the mighty forest danced near the base of the I famous falls, waiting for her brave to return home. He was caught in the rapids above the falls, and the two got last earthly glimpse of other just as his canoe You've coined a few worthwhile memories yourself if you stands, "Where the pine trees press their hands "Against the sky Wrote Patrick O'Callaghan of tne j r Escanaba. eacn can look back and remember were called Dobbin and cows Bossie. In one of the most hopeful gestures of American political lakes and the sudden storms that come racing without warning across the largest of the Great Lakes—Lake Superior. "It sometimes is a quiet, gentle thing "In close affinity with earth and sky, "Or it may be „,„„_ „„„„„ , . „, threw herself tato the .J° Join him and since that davrt the waters have been col- ore , d g ° lden *> y , the _ tears of water lilies - the legend says. Or there was Gannon, who passing by," Is what Ruth Malgren Calumet wrote of the lake. * * * The book is the result of a cruel and broke up the biggest log jam ever seen on the Sturgeon at his subjects River, Swanson and La Mare, who slugged it out on a floating of log down the Menominee River; Forest Program To Be Discussed MADISON — Local offici a 1 s who operate county forests in Wisconsin will meet with Wiscon- single-handed «^ C^arolton Depart m e n t 'Roaring Gro P° le <» Pertinent new state and federal legislat ion, and campground devel o p- and other program details. spilled into Lake ! until they Michigan. But the over-all sentiment of months' work by the pair, who the U.P. devotee was summed "independently discovered that up by A. W. Quirt of Iron River, Upper Peninsula people have al- who saidi ways 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 ings, and that they recorded grow, 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 go through life without ever meeting anyone who had eaten caviar or a raw oyster on the half shell. In 1921 the tinental phone first call transcon- was put i.nese feelings in verse," they "Where the said in their preface to the book blows through (published by the Photo Offset Printing Co., Escanaba). The verses, Finlan said, are not great poetry, but are "historically valuable." Many of them are old and have appeared before in Michigan newspapers, "Michigan in History," the publication of the Michigan Historical Commission; and a few 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. She was fascinated by the ATHLETE'S FOOT HOW TO TREAT IT- Apply inilant-dryinr T-4-L. Feel It take hold to check Itch, burning In minutes. In 8 to 6 days, Infected skin sloufbs off. Then watch 11EALT1IY skin re place It! If not pleased IN ONE HOUR, Tour Mo back ml any drag store. TODAY lit Ironwood Fbitrmaejr. summer breeze the trees 'That the winter decks with snow . . . "You can have your south, your sunny south "You can have your everglades . . . We never freeze when we have our skis, When our hills are covered with snow." 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 a "sincere effort to know and recite the Ten Commandments " DULUTH VISIT PORTORAMA DAYS AUGUST 2 THROUGH 8 •X. Port Terminal Open House ind Foreign Ship. ^ Tours - Daily. Harbor Boat Excursions - Waterfront at 5th Ave. W. - Dally. Special Display* at Chlsholm and St. Louis County Historical Museums - Dally. Monday, Aug. 2, 8i30 P.M. - Miss Seaway Pageant. Featuring 'the Chad Mitchell Trio, Denfeld Auditorium, •jr Friday, Aug. 6, 7iOO P.M. -Grand Street Parade. •£ Saturday, Aug, 7, U A.M. to A P.M. —Folk Festival and Fair. Lelf Erlkson Park. •JL. Sat and Sun, Aug, 7 and • --Steam Rail Train Tours. » A.M. to 9 P.M. Port Terminal to Superior and return. + Sunday, Aug. 8 - l p.M. Water Sports Day. Rowing, Canoe and Power Boat Races. Duluth Publicity Bureau, Ino. MEDICAL ARTS BLDO. DULUTH, MINN. SUM 293 WHERE THE SEAWAY BEGINS Stanley W. Welsh, superintendent of forest management for the conservation department, said invitations had gone out to all supervisors who are members of ounty board forestry commit- ees and to county forest admin- strators. Local officials will evaluate the >ast two years of operation unto the revised county for e s t rop law enacted in 1961 and administrators will discuss the cur- ent timber sale picture. Also on the program will be 'ohn A. Beale, chief state for- ;ster, who will outline the gen- :ral forestry situation in Wis- lonsin; A. E. Ehly, superintendent of the new program coordina- ion division, who will talk about he federal land and water conse vation fund and various anti-poverty programs; Welsh, who will discuss the Outdoor Recreation Act Program; and.E. W. Erd- itz, 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 ;oday; the Spooner Experiment Station on Wednesday, and the Riverview Country Club at Anti;o on Thursday. Meetings will start at 10 a.m. and adjourn at 3:30 p.m. 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 was a failure if every guest 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 lusiness 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 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 when it was Monday, because hat was the day his favorite beanery always served bread pudding for dessert. People who had been to a ihautaqua show would talk about it for days. Those who went to burlesque shows kept heir mouths shut — if they valued their reputations. The U.S. steel corp. startled onservatives by cutting its work day from 12 hours to 10. There were dire predictions that all this extra leisure would lead ;o the ruination of the laboring 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 BUY BY THE CASE! FILTERS 50% Off! AUTOMOTIVE ON-THE-CORNER Mansfield and Ay*» Sis. Dial 932-0900 Mrs. Carl Anderson and Miss Marne Anderson left last week for Minneapolis to visit with a niece, Mrs. Arthur Gomny, and a sister in law, Mrs. Bert h a Olson, and other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Havenor and children, Milwaukee, are spending two weeks with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Keast and Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Havenor 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 Tourist Centers Have Busy Year MADISON — Business was brisk at Wisconsin's even high way Tourist Information C e h ters (TIC's) right from the start this summer. Records kep by the Conservation Depart ment's Vacation and T r a v e Service show a continuing in crease 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 Ke- losha where a permanent struc- ure has been built. Reunion Is Held By Ironwood Class of 1930 The class of 1930 of the Lu;her 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 oldest 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 Kopacz; decoratiqns, Mary Wyzlic !arli; treasurer and regist r a- ions, Dr. J. I. Johnson; other members, Roy Johnson, Fra n k Ferlich, 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. Logging Meet Slated Sept. 9- The "lumberjacks" of Michigan and Wisconsin are getti n g set for their next big "drive." It's the 1965 Lake States Log* glng Congress to be held Sept« 9-11 inclusive, at Antigo, Wis. Henry Bannoch, manager of th« Frost Veneer Company is general chairman for this event, a*-' sisted by Robert Auner. The 20th Annual Logging Congress is sponsored by the Timber Producers Association, Inc. of Michigan and Wisconsin. Thi» will bring together loggers, sawmill operators,.veneer and paper- mill operators, lumber deal era 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, taut is also for the entire family Special entertainment is provided for everyone during the three days and evenings. Tentatives 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 lumber 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. Julius Caesar was first to import a giraffe to Europe, ex- ribiting it in Rome about 46 B.C. man. The crowd always liked to gather at the home of the girl who made ludge. the best divinity Nina Pierce, camping at spent four days 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. Smn&Jidd continue their mammoth SUMMER CLEARANCE! 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