The Wakefield News from Wakefield, Michigan on March 25, 1976 · Page 4
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The Wakefield News from Wakefield, Michigan · Page 4

Wakefield, Michigan
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Thursday, March 25, 1976
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UK WAKBKLD NEWS, WAKEHiLD, MICMGAN THURSDAY, MARCH 25, ItTC This and That ~'s ~r.e firs:, iiiy of We kn:v.- ?.-:.-,;; : cay. as -a- r_2-= c-^r r^rsl m-m-n^. They say vari*:y is lie sp:ce o: '.::'e but Trh-r- ear: liine on spices'. h".v-;wr. ·»-£ ;?~re have been Wakefield United Methodist Church peppered v.-.:h -.veath-ir sriess ibe Women at their meeting held on past wet-it- F mid winter h "An Easter Reverence'' Presented At McHmilul Church Women Meeting March 17 Members of the Wesley United Methodist Church Women of Ironwood, were special guests of the we had 10 bel?: Q3v mom--n^^. zero. Then -sra: cay. and Fnc-ay mer \vea~er '.vere near the began to off the --- -; ~-*a caA X.-a^r aaalba- March 17 in the church. A most delightful and inspiring program, entitled "An Easter Reverence", prepared by Mrs. Carl E. was presented. The pro- was as follows: Instrumental Prelude by Mrs. Harlan Johnson; ^-hen temperatures Call to Worship, in unison, including SJ's and the ssaw verses from psalms 98 and 104; a iecxes begin- filing prayer by Mrs. Kleimola. The im- roofs. Then tc cs? I: aE, an pressive program was in three parts, " · "*·; A rsrs Gogebic Range Book, printed in 1904, which he had on display showing many interesting buildings on the range and copies of this will be made in both hard covers and paper back and will be available to the range people, by contacting him and ordering the book, paying for it when it is delivered. He spoke of new state laws, noting that Senior citizens cause the most accidents, and front and back seat drivers should take refresher courses. He noted the new laws on turns, and that mechanics must give estimates on their work before begun. He said in two years all must be certified. Other foolish laws were revealed. electric storm z~ rr.'.c~^5~' wiiarsrs lie first "Easter is a Glory" includtha: caused SHOW: bsrJs to reaMy ed the leaders, Mrs. H. J. Wallis, a sink drivr. and p-rcls :^ gather, vocal solo, "Were You There", by Even canned tier fires, cae ia a Mrs. James Davey; a poem, "I Never home and one :n s. rr*e in :±e area. See White Candles", by Mrs. Klei- Nou- predictions are far ^-mirjay. isola; Hymn, "When I survey the windy cloudy and colder wish saow Wondrous Cross", by the audience; showers and flames on Scrj£ay aad reader, Mrs. Eunice Olson, "The temps in uper teens or iriar 23s. So Touch of the Eternal Presence", and we had our one dsj ?: s?^=g. Arrd a vocal duet, "He Lives", by Mrs. Davey and Mrs. Richard Brown. inters The second part, "Easter is a Pro- shrrar nose": Reader, Mis. Wallis; poem, belief. That ssr: -artll rtrrias '·reefs -ImmanueF,' Mrs. Kleimola; hymn. The Cross of Christ I Glory", by the audience; reader, Mrs. Robert La-arrie, "Whom Seekest Thou?" and vocal solo, There is a Green Hill Far Away", by Mrs. Alden Liimakka. wrinkles =ult:?ly. She shyly ci=s The third part was "Easter is a our viiionj so the rnirror c-errxa Se. Hope and Fath", with Mis. Wallis as Lifj begin; a: 4C. bet sc- cces anh- leader; poem, "An Easter Prayer 9 agriculture and ;. He talked of other in the news. His talks was educational and interesting. the local leveL The Gogebic-Ontonagon Community Action will develop and deliver an extensive public education campaign on energy conservation techniques. It is anticipated that the program will reach some 200 low- income familif^ An additional 13 homes of low-income residents trill be winterized. Additional information mar be obtained from the Gogebzc-Onton- agon Community Action Agency a; 216 W. Aver Street. Ironwood. ML 49938. The telephone number is (906) 932-4200. so this little ii~ by Mary eetseyr Keady-to-wear: ~'K"hf branches -.rait repress. T -:::=. I-imbss:. sere er«s- :.-.?. and :n- na::: c same story tnree umes e ss^e by Mrs. Kleimola; hymn, "My Hope is Built on Nothin Less" by the au- and vocal duet, "Near the Bkentennial (Continued from page one) sentative to the meetings to discuss the meals and other details during the celebration. There will be many people in town at that time and they an need to be fed and have a place to stay. This is the time to think about a money-making project for your own group. It will be worth your while to step in and see what part you can play in this Grand Celebration. Mrs. Eleanor Martinson and Mrs. Kathryn Jurkovich were appointed co-chairman for Parade Judging. They will be looking for people to judge the parades during the celebration. If you are approached please find it in your busy schedule EARLY LAND SURVEYORS LEFT THEIR MARKS On August 25, 1840, when William Austin Burt, United States Deputy Surveyor, established the northernmost point of the Michigan Principal Meridian at the Soo, it marked the beginning of the Upper Peninsula land urvey. Burt and his five deputy surveyor sons played a vial role in the establishment of town and section lines from Sault Ste. Marie to the Copper Country and on down to the Wisconsin broder. During the course of his surveying, Burt accomplished many other notable feats. .. the invention of the solar compass, for example. This instrument, which could determine the true meridian by a single obser- , , ,. colored dirt where a stake once existed or fragment of an old are universally impressed with the accuracy of these remnants of a 125 year old survey which was conducted under most trying conditions. It's a tribute to the interrity of men like William Austin Burt and a solar compass which ignored the whims of copper and iron. DNR Forester Roy Stevens of Baraga took this picture of this original bearing tree from an early Burt survey. C-OCAA Receives $4,478 Stale Monies ** Brown. The closing was a prayer by : al-.vs.ys slept as --sag Mrs. Wallis, a poem "An Easter aw-:ks_cne day even Song", by Mrs. Kleimola; hymn, isual coking at the -Christ is Risen Today", by the aud- :~-e -it "~ bed. dashed :eace. the benediction, and the clos- - his race. errxslT ran ing melody by Mrs. Johnson. The r it. --ads a hasry pass ]ove3y lily enscribed program were ~.b Thrccish his hair, made by Mrs. Kleimola. a siass of T--~ar grab- The meeting, attended by a large : case, gave his ·arife delegation frorr Ironwood began dss 25 he ran ect the ttiih a welcome by president A clock : cold w: guipec bed hi "Daeivi breathlessly bl-jrted cut. ~3y the way. where's ''" : * bcs bri^ift Thought from abcve: Too rsany persons are in toe much of-s h:rrry going in toe many dhrecriris to nowhere for cothiniC- The next meeting will be at the VFW Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 29th. Bruce Davey, Wakefield Bicentennial Committee's official photographer, requested another session with the committee. So be at the meeting promptly at 6:30 as these photos will be in color, wear you most colorful clothes, the meeting will follow immediately ROY JOHNS SPEAKER AT AARP MEETING Roy Johns, suhsituting for Joseph Wotieziak who could not attend, was the guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Wakefield Chapter of the Amrican Association of Retired Person (AARP) on Friday afternoon in Sunset Manor. He talked on state government. He then gave an amusing talk on state inspectors, giving an idea of how 7 inspectors worked in one supermarket giving out citations for the most foolish things. He then spoke on how money allotted to the eldcriy is apportioned out- He said he had spent 2S years in T^n^ng aj^j he could see how things worked. His talk was most informative, and the good sized audience present, were really given a insight of how a bill is passed it was interesting and educational. The meeting began with the pledge to the flag and the Lord's Prayer by the assembly, followed by the use today, and helped to overcome the inaccuracies which ore bodies inflicted on magnetic compasses. But magnetic attraction wasn't all bad for it led his compass needle astray on September 18, 1844, resulting in the first discovery of iron ore in the Lake Superior district and precipitating the development of the Marquette Iron Range. And secretary, treasurer reports, circle rejMDrts and Mrs. Wallis gave a bazaar workshop progress report and aasotmced several items were for sa2e is the church parlors. She stated her mother, Mrs. Mabel Tonkin of Marquette was the recipient of a card shower for her recent birthday Attended 50th Annual .Sleeting Of Midland Coop. March 15-16 n . annual mee_Bfe_ Wakelield women for their thought- fiitaess- included an an- a spiritual retreat school of missions to be held ia the future, arid a note of grati- . accomplished in the ·goal of a great celebration. We have come a long way, but we have far to go. If there is some idea you would like to express concerning the celebration, -some activity that should be brought to committee's attention, now is the time to come This is your Celebration, town that will be ex. re love and respect for their country through this celebration. Don't let the opportunity slip through your fingers, a chance to see your ideas Burt finished up the joint linear- geological survey which they had been conducting together. Burt invented the typographer, a which preceded the 'ifty years, and he and patented an equatorial sextant, an instrument used for na- bic-Ontonagon Community Action has completed a contract with the Labor Department's Bureau of Community Services for ^.4,478 in state monies combined with a local match of $1.920 for a home- winterizing program. The Bureau is charged with allocating a legislative appropriation slated to fund programs throughout the state to help economically disadvantaged persons help themselves .The state mony must be mit- ched by local communities with cash and in-kind contributions. The Bureau established guidelines under which the funding may be spent and is monitoring and eval- luating programs on a continuing basis. To achieve its objectives, the Lil Hanson which were aeroved. The hostess committee for April will be Mrs. Alma Maki and Mrs. Lempi Hill. The next meeting will be held on the fourth Friday. A contest in guessing the names of the members from their baby pictures was won bv Mrs. Schiltz who was presented with a gift- Lunch was served from a buffet attractively centered with arrangement flankd bv green lapers in a St. Patrick day" motft with matching appointments. Hostesses were Mrs. Nancy XtkkHa and Mrs. Lempi Johns. Subscribe to the Xew, -»e»- of Re- to Michigan's 29 Community Action presentatives, served on a number Agencies to implement programs at Eat satisfying meals and lose weight Baynes Pharmacv. -6-76 :'s not too formal education was completed at ,, , * or tne OOET ema( r raila r TIL _ ~ ~ - " = ~ ' 5 president. ir Corp., retired presi^'snt vice Insurance. His t;cic -s=s ~" Spirit of lliciand'". The OSEGSK wss the largest served a.: E.~o: just a few short cf i 1 The Drogrsm wss pTr^~~~~- L STJG t?*g highlight of the banqtie: Tarss ibe girls, dressed ss Uncie Ss*^ sad George Washington, psrseiisg m ;se banau6t hall with. Sel^rsi A\g^a dessert topped candles. The Tsromens meeting: was "gM Tuesday morning: slides. Ed Atild hand bells, and carfee The ladies vrs shopping tour to Hids^dal£ Trs" Minneapolis nearest Divine Infant Hospitai News March 16: Mrs. Ssth . Ramsay, medical: Mr. Wslisr CszS- son. Bessemer, medical: 3dr. Frssk Sr_ "Wakefield. "ssdxsJL . r. IT: Miss BSie Je=s Bed-ah. Ramsay, medical: itr. Locs Dears. Ironwood. medical: It. Otro Lehsa, Bessemer. rnedicaL Mar. IS: Gregory Zsnaa. Wska- Seld. medical: it. and its. DaTsa Johnson. Bessemer, s girl; JDr. and Mrs. Glenn LeGsssa. WaSsSeZ-d. s. boy: Mrs. Josephine BcrziaskL Ircas- wood. medical: Mr. George STT%-'j« Wakefieid. medicsL Mar. 19: Mrs. Martha ZsndL Mea- treaL medical: Mrs. r ranees Gooza. Wakefield. medical: Mr. Srsin Smith. Wakefield. medical Mar. 20: Mr. and Mrs. "HS-T^C- Stein. Ramssv. a daughter. Mar. 21: Mr. and Mrs. Js=e NerworksL Irozrrec-ec. £ scs. The church parlor was freshened up with paint and new curtains. A Social game party was postponed at ise Gogebic Medical Care Facility «2ae to the flu epidemic and also because of the renovation project sow going on. A Rummage Sale has bega scheduled for May 11 at the VFW building with plans to be made at the April meeting. Nine aenbeis attended the Mar. 5, World representing the group, were Mes" Brown, WaDis, L " " The Altar Society of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church met tn regular session on March 17, with Mrs. Casper Draxler presiding. She expressed appreciation to the ladies who had helped make the six dozen bibs donated to the patients at the Gogebic Medical Care Faci- honored group sang the ray Birthday song to her. Lunch " the program with Mrs. Irv- banaies and spring flowers decorat- fee tables. Tapers in silver can- holders, flanked a fiowexs on event bv Mrs _ H3ze f CarroIL Mrs C. Larson, nre- ^^ of ^ Wesiey g^up 1 ^^ sad thanked the local women for iaviiisg them to this inspiring meet" 35 SENIOR CITIZENS ATTEND WEfKLY DINNER Tas Senior citizen dinner was a March 17 at the Motor Lodge ·with aboat 55 in attendance and oegan with the Dinging O f "Blessed Be the Tie That Binds", led by Sate Harvey. The birthday _ was sang for Mrs. Ann Bren- aaa asd Mrs. Pearl Mafci who were presented with cake. Mrs. Johns^s announced the coming meeting Qi_taa local chapter of AARP. Fciioiring the dinner, Andrew Secnar. speaker, talked on the origin of St. Patrick snd St Urho Days. ae^ihsa stressed that anyone in the ~'i:Tarj service should join a military organization. Be spoke on a On April 24, a parish family pot luck party will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by live music for listening and dancing pleasure. The Saturday evening Mass usually held at 7 p.m. will be advanced to 5:30 p.m. allowing those interested to participate at the parish hall party. A letter of thanks was read from the Sisters of St Joseph Order at the parish convent for the new carpeting installed and the vacuum cleaner presented to them by the Altar Society and the Bingo Booster Club. The ladies from the St. Catherine Society of Marenisco expressed their appreciation at being invited to the Heart's party held on Feb. 8. Plans were made to hold a Rummage Sale in June or July. The next meeting will be held on April 21 with the Circle 6 ladies on the hostess committee. At each meeting, a canister is SFailable for those v/ishing to donate to FT. Manderfeld's Mission in South America.- Mrs. Draxler was the hostess, and served coffee and hot chocolate to the members. not only imbedded in Michigan Historical Archives, it is inscribed on bearing trees and witness trees across the entire Upper Peninsula. Contemporary surveyors -who follow in his footsteps are still finding evidences of the first survey of the 1840's, with the Burt name being most prominent among the carved inscriptions. Sometimes it's only a core of dis- IN MEMORY Wally . . . It's been three years now in your absence Oh! the loneliness, we alone have known. Our memory of you will be lasting Til we meet again Life must go on. Sadly missed by Lyme, sons, and families Have a bit of spring blooming in my kitchen. Potted some tulips last fall and today, have a lovely large white tulip in bloom, indicating it is the first day of spring, with more of the lovely blooms to come, we hope, as soon as the snow subsides. Looking forward to seeing the first robin, som e have noted they have seen them, and also to the first crocus peeking up through the snow. Mar. 15: its. Julie semer: Its. LeoEsrd Wes:=si s^a son. WakeSeld: it. iEcnssl Sires- er, Bergland: Ed'isrard Ramsav; ilrs. Gertrude Wakefield. Mar. 16: Dorothy "vv=Csh_ Ircr;- wood: Marty Westees. Ircrrsr^cc. Mar. 17: its. Charies ilcGeshi^ and son. Watersmee:: Mrs- Larrj Skytta. WakeEeld: ilr. Erick ?s^ Wafcefield. Mar. 18: its. ilarls Trlsr. fec- wood. Mar. 19: its. Arthur TaTrjoi Irciwood: Mrs. Josephine psnchsri 3es- · semer: it. BVTOE Coro^ 3esse=sr. Mar. 20: it. Xester Sale-. Bergland: it. Jamss Ma field: its. ilary Wesa. Ircn- it. Ernest Bessie. WakerZeld- Mar. 21: Mrs-'GIenn LeGasss _sne son, Wakefield: Gregory Ze.~s~, Wakefield: Robin Vv'ilscn. THANK YOU We wish to express our sincere and heartfelt thanks to everyone for their many acts of kindness, messages of sympathy, floral contributions, monetary and other gifts during our recent sorrow, the death of our dear husband, father, son, brother, unde and nephew, Frederick J. Williams. We are grateful for the comforting words of Rev. Wallis, the beautiful hymns by Mrs. James Davey, the Methodist Women, the pallbearers, and all those who assisted in any way. Mrs. Fred J. Wlffiain* and children. Kim and Michael Mr. and Mis. Frederick Webb Williams Mr. and Mrs. Gary Williams and family Mr. and Mrs. Tim Williams and family Mr. and Mrs. Roy Williams and family Miss Margaret Williams Jim and Elaine Hanson TO KEEP EGGS FRESHER LONGER, PUCE THEM IN THE REFRIGERATOR IMMEDIATELY . . . WITH THE LARGE END UP! HERE'S A TIP ON HOW TO PRESERVE NEST EGGS . . . JUST PUT THEM IN ONE OF OUR DAY-OF-DEPOSIT ACCOUNTS FOR SAFE KEEPING. AND FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO DONT LIKE TO HAVE ALL YOUR EGGS IN ONE BASKET . . . WE'VE A NUMBER OF OTHER SAVINGS PLANS TOO. THEY EACH EARN THE HIGHEST RATES ALLOWED BY LAW. FIND OUT! HRST NATIONAL BANK FDIC MEMBER WAKEFIELD A FULL SERVICE BANK

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