Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Ludington Daily News (Newspaper) - March 5, 1954, Ludington, Michigan PERSONTO PERSON CLASSIFIED ADS 1 THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS An Independent Newspaper Serving Mason County and Surrounding Area WEATHER snow flur ries warmer VOLUME 103 MARCH 1954 Whats Doing in The World US and State WASHINGTON The Army has arrested Claude Batchelor of noted as one of the first two Korean War Red leaners who changed his is charged with giving icl and comfort to the WASHINGTON W The Civil Aeronautics Board suspended Arthur Godfreys pilots license for 6 The national radio and TV star was charged with careless flying last January at Teterboro Airport in New KOiJiA Marines were killed in a training A mortar shell dropped during a It killing the six and wounding 30 Four of the wounded suffered serious in WASHINGTON Puerto Ricjin nationalists were scheduled In be arraigned today on charges of wounding five Congressmen last The four were captured after they sent a volley shots into the lawmakers on the House of Representatives WASHINGTON W President Eisenhower has ordered continued American aid to five West Euro pean though they shipped strategic goods behind the Iron HONG KONG W German jour nalisl Fritz who arrived from Pciping a week said to day that reports had circulated in the Red Chinese capital that Mao TzcTung was suffering a serious stomach ulcer and hemorrhages and is believed to be Sixty ycarvilcl Mao made his last repor t3d public appearance at a govern ment council session Spe culation that he may be gravely ill has mounted since his absence in mid February from an impor tant meeting of the Communist partys central committee in Pei MOSCOW Soviet press laid its chief emphasis on the strength of the present Soviet gov ernment and Communist party to day in marking the first anniver sary of Joseph Stalins MANILA Iff Philippines sugar production this year is expected to exceed the islands annual ex port and domestic requirements for the first time since the Germany iff For the first time in three years West German unemployment ex ceeds two an official an nouncement said VATICAN CITY Pius XII again was reported a little better The slow improve ment of the past week in the gen eral condition of the 78yearold pontiff was Vatican sources and he again passed a fair MANILA Philippine For eign Office said today Australia has turned down a Philippine move for a treaty of friendship between I he two The Weather Weather bureau Forecast Northwest Lower Michigan Con siderable cloudiness today and to night with occasional snow flurries Saturday mostly fair and warmer northwesterly winds 20 to 25 mph today becoming west to northwest 10 to 15 mph tonight high today 22 to low tonight 10 to high Saturday 28 to FIVE DAY FORECAST UPPER LAKES Temperatures will aiirage about 6 to 10 degrees below Normal high 31 28 normal 15 22 Slowly rising temperatures Saturday and Sun day colder Tuesday and Precipitation will average north to south with snow or rain about Monday and snow flurries Tuesday and Wed LOWER will average 8 below average high low Slowly rising temperatures through colder Tuesday and Precipitation will average one half inch late Monday and flurries Highest temperature one year ago 31 Highest temperature this date since 64 in 1935 2 in The sun sets today at and rispM Saturday at 7 The moon sets today at m and rises Saturday at Temperature at the observation station for 24 hours ending at 12 noon Maximum minimum MOTHERS CHOOSE KEYKO Margarine for growing boys and love THE RENDEZVOUS Is Featuring DAVID ENGSTROMS 4PIECE BAND Direct from The Pines SATURDAY NIGHTS DEDICATE NEW SOUTH HAMLIN SCHOOL photo above shows the south and east sides of the new SouthHamlin school which will be dedicated at 2 Other pictures of the school may be seen on page New South Hamlin School to Be Dedicated Sunday By LEONORE WILLIAMS The modern educators dream has come true in South Wildest flights of fancy of a few years back would find it hard to vision the beautiful new rural school where 116 lucky youngsters now study their 3 Rs in a build ing which may well be the envy of every other rural district in Mason county and most of West ern Located two and a half miles north of Ludington and about one mile east of Lake Shore drive on Decker this school is to be opened for public inspec tion Only a dream just one short year this new build ing is a monument to what folks can do to provide modern educa tional facilities for their children when they recognize the need and decide to do something about Beset by Problems South one of the oldest school districts in the had been beset by school problems for the past number of Old and makeshift over crowded classrooms and no room at all for upper elementary which had to be sent to were some of the major The original school in South Hamlin was a oneroom frame moved to the present school site in 1895 from old Lincoln The acre of land on which it was located was given to the district by Charles pi oneer lumberman who operated mills at Lincoln and In 1914 the frame building was torn down and replaced by a oneroom cement block which was proud to wear over its front door the tin plate with the legend Standard In 1934 an ad ditional acre of adjoining the original was given to the district by Miss Carrie Mears of daughter of Charles This Standard School seemed adequate for many years until suburbanites from Ludington moved out into the district swell ing the population and sending the school census skyrocketing from its 24 to 30 pupils which had been the average for a number of In 1943 84 children were listed on the school census of the district and in 1953 the number had jumped to as a sup posed temporary the dis Marines Die in Shell Blast WITH 1ST MARINE Korea mortar shell which exploded when dropped accidental ly at a training lecture killed six Marines and wounded 30 it was announced The shell presumably was an enemy The instructor was showing how an Americanmade fuse could be adapted to it and apparently thought it had been made a division spokes man The shell exploded as it hit the floor of a quonset hut at the divi sions mine warfare school just be hind the The blast ripped out doors and windows and hurled steel fragments through the The instructor was Four of the were in critical Four others were seriously Names of all victims were with Every helicopter in the division was alerted to fly the wounded to hospitals and to carry medicines and whole blood to the Some of the victims were flown to Marine medical Others were taken directly to a hospital ship in Inchon The Marine announcement did not say specifically that the mor tar shell was of Communist But it did describe it as an 82mm a standard Red army The comparable American Mor tar caliber Is Bert Hall to Lay Cornerstone for New School Sunday Bert Hamlin town ship supervisor and oldest resident of South Hamlin school will lay the cornerstone at the dedication services for the new South Hamlin school Sunday after Hall has lived in Ma son county since he was five years coming to Luding ton with his parents 70 years Forty four years ago Hall and his family moved to South Hamlin where they have continued to For 13 years he was a director of the For the past 12 years he has been supervisor of the trict authorized the use of a com munity the oneroom a classroom and added a teacher to take care of the swollen Next it was necessary to send the sev enth and eighth grades to Lud ington and then the sixth were transported to the city And still the elementary grades were packed in the two in adequate school Hazard While members of the school board pondered what to do about their a bigger one was handed them in in the form of an ultimatum from the fire marshals office citing their school as a fire hazard and demanding expensive changes and Determined to waste no money on the old inadequate buildings the board went into action and came with plans for a nev1 fiveroom South Hamlin This was presented to the voters of the dis trict at a meeting on by a unanimous vote of all it was decided to submit the proposition of bonding for a new school to school electors at the earliest possible The special election was called in February and 315 99 percent of all electors in the dis voted four to one to bond the district for to build the new school and levy an extra 14mill property tax for a period of 15 years to retire the Con struction was started early in June and the building was completed and ready for occupancy when attjy holidays this The total school enrollment of South Hamlin today is chil of whom 116 are attending the new elementary school in grades from kindergarten through the eighth Twenty high school pupils are sent to The South Hamlin school is de signed to accommodate 175 chil dren in its rive classrooms and provision is also made for the adding of four additional class Please turn to page Column 1 Elect Officers At i Freesoil I Villagers of Mason county will i elect officials at elections schcd I uled The annual spring election will be held in the village council rooms at Custer with Lloyd Smith and Richard Malm as elec tion Two tickets will appear on the ballot of the On ticket will be the names of all Uiosc who are now holding They are Leonard Smedberg clerk William Smith Adeline Connelly David Willard Chadwick and Lloyd Janowiak On ticket 2 arc Fred Stahelin Richard Malm Woldo Walter Cory and William Adeline Connelly as treasurer and Smedberg as assessor have no Polls will open at 7 and re main open until 8 One slate of officers will appear on the ballot in Included will be names of Max pres ident Arlene clerk Beatrice treasurer Elsie assessor Darl Charles Hansen and Charles South Hamlin School Open House 27 Sunday An open will be held at the new South Hamlin school from 2 to 7 with a service of dedication scheduled for 2 There will be short talks by Miss Elna superintendent of Mason county and Oliver superintendent of Lud ington public with the ded ication rites by the Don rector of Grace Episco pal During the afternoon refresh ments will be served by members of South Hamlin ParentTeacher who have given full support to the school project and who are now working toward de velopment of the playground and landscaping of the school Lawrence Organ is presi dent of the association with Marvin Miney Burton Tanis secretary and Athol Copenhaver Hosts and hostesses for the open house will be and Mrs and Robert Neal and and Robert Special for a job well done are the hrce members of the board of The new building is a credit to their fore sight and determination to the best possible school facilities for the children of their The board Robert Son Join Hoffman and Ward Clark Ackley of Lansing was the architect who designed the General contractor was Kendall Construction of Cadil lac with Port City Plumbing Heating of Muskegon mechan ical contractor and Charles Fergu son of Ludington electrical con The teaching staff is composed of Lenore Werle of who also teaches the seventh and eighth grades Virginia Schrink of Luding teacher of the fourth and fifth grades Ethclyn Timinskis of teacher of the second and third and Phyllis Sceback of Scntt kindergarten Schrink teaches nusic in all of the grades and whose kindergarten classes are in the morning relieves these teachers for the spe cial work in tho Robert Sanbor i is in charge of the hot lunch prepar ing the hot meai which is served every noon to the Fred Herber is custodian of the building and Robert Hamp driver of the school PRICE FIVE CENTS V3 FILES SUIT IN PROXY FIGHTln his continuing battle to gain con 1 Irol of New York railroad man Robert Young announces to a reporter in New York that he has filed a civil suit against fifteen directors of NYC which charges them with activities in the coming proxy battle which do not have the approval of the roads stockhold This is a misuse of corporate Young Internatifcnal Soundphoto Only one contest is scheduled In that for trustee for two years with Sterling Former running on Ticket 1 and George Schlce on Ticket Other candidates listed on the ballot will be Ray presi dent Thorn clerk Ed treasurer Leoma assessor Carl one year to fill a vacan cy Wallace trustee for two years Raynard trustee for two April 26 Picked for Institute Members of a planning commit tee Thursday afternoon set Mon April as the date for the Theme for the which Mason county teachers will be held from to at Oriole hall in Ludington high will be Meeting Prob lems of Todays The morning program will in clude a guest speaker and during the afternoon session a panel will discuss the Serving on the panel will be representatives of the state department of public in a tcjichcrs par ent teachers school church and probate During the meeting retired teach ers will be honored by Mason Coun I ty Michigan Education as Attending the planning meeting j were Levant Ella Adclison Cyril Hem Anna Mae Hall and Miss Elna Han Hort Meeting Set March 10 at Hart A regional horticultural meeting will be held March at Hnrl high school Harold Mason county agricultural announced to Kcnworthy of the department of horticulture of Michigan State college will speak on New Development in Orchard Soil Ray JIutson of Ihe department of entomology of Michigan State will discuss Curculio and Green Aphid Control on Apples at Apple Scab Control in will be the topic of Don Cation of Ihe of Michigan State at 11 The afternoon program will open at with Lyle Tomp kins of district horticultural to speak on The Control of European Brown Rot on Cherries as Related to Weather Factors Necessary for SUCCCHH with Concentrate Spraying will be the topic of Arthur Mitchell of the department of horticulture of Michigan State college at 2 Mitchell will cWluet a panel discussion on Concentrate Spray ing at Members of the panel and their topics will be Floyd Fox of Experience in Us ing Concentrate on Cherries in 1953 Arnold Schacffer of Experiences in 1953 with Concentrate Spraying on Apples Washington OBrien of Benton Does It Pay to Use Con centrate Ricks of The MechanicalPhase of Using Nominate Kruse at Scottville Residents of the South Hamlin District Built Modern School Residents of South Hamlin school who have built an school are our candidates for Mason County Residents of the This is the first new rural school built in Mason county since Nordhouse also in Hamlin was built in With more pupils the old South Hamlin school could house and with outmoded and inconvenient it was ap parent to the residents of the district that something had to be so they constructed the new which shows the re sult of vision and an understanding of the practical needs of a modern school on the part of its Especially to be praised are the three members of the Robert John Hoffman and Ward who have worked hard and long for the realization of their dream of modern Senate Expected to Approve FEPC LANSING leaders arc belting today that the Republican controlled Senate will pass a fair employment practices FEPC bill sponsored by The bill rolled through its first test yesterday and was ready for a final Tho bill forbids discrimination in job hiring because of color or Thf chamber defeated 915 an at tempt to attach the socalled right to work amendment which is bit terly opposed by organized This amendment would forbid job i discrimination of member ship or lack of membership in a i labor a device labor says is I aimed at banning closed shops and j union Robert Faulkner R sponsor of the amend declared that lion against nonunion members is the worst in the state men either cant get a job or pay tribute for the right to The bill would also forbid labor i unions to bar persons from mem bership because of race or Cora Brown a bill said in eradicating any problem you have to have Please turn to Page Column 2 Kruse was nominated for a position he has held for two at Union party convention Thursday evening at Community hall in Marshall was nominated for city clerk arid no nomination was made for Otto Lat tin again war nominated for justice of the The nominating committee in cluded Robert Oliver Reeds and Carl Chairman at the convention was clerk was Robert Urka and tellers w f r c Burton Moore and Reef Members of the Citizens party will hold their convention at 8 tonight at Community Oil Millionaires from Oklahoma Seek Senate Seat OKLAHOMA CITY two way race for the Democratic nom nination for senator from Ok lahoma shaped up today between a couple of millionaire both Winning the Democratic nomina tion usually assured election in tra ditionafiy Democratic Hoy Oklahoma City oilman who owns a widely known hordVjrd ranch at said Thursday he will op pose incumbent Robert I Nickel Coffee Set to Counter Kicks SALT LAKE CITY Salt Lake City lunch counter is offering all the coffee you can drink for a i Owner Bob Herzog said he was sick and tired of the coffee prices thrown at Theres no strings Peth to Aid in Filing Citizenship Petitions j Alfred Peth of the Flint office I of immigration and naturalization department of will be in Ludington from to 12 noon March to as sist in filing petitions for naturali He will be located at Oerk Johnsons office in Ma son county Indonesia straddles the Equator but sea breezes and mountains keep temperatures fairly low in most i FBI Reports Floyd Foster Held in West Sheriff Ed Anderson received a telegram this morning that Floyd wanted here on three has been arrested in on a morals He was arrested 25 as Floyd Glen Disposition of the Riverside case has not been learned The three Mason county war rants are for violation of probation on a breaking and enter ing charge and The telegram was received from Edgar head of the Federal Bureau of Sent for PM Monument treasurer pf Pete Marquette Memorial afifidcIattori has received a check for from the treasurer of Marquette university of The following letter from Loehr accompanied the check I am enclosing our check for the amount of the Pere Marquette fund held in trust1 by us for a As per instructions from 1 am transferring this money to you with the understand ing that it will be used to erect a suitable monument in memory of This money was raised at the university several years ago for construction of a memorial to Pcre Marquette on the site where he died May 7 Firemen Escaped Main Blast Force PONTIAC Fire Chief John Schrocdcr today credited repair work on a truck with saving the lives of seven firemen injured in fighting a fire Wednesday at a Ponliac auto Schrocder said the truck was tilted on a frame rack at a 3035 degree angle in the garage of the Jack Habcl Chevrolet The seven firemen were standing 15 feet from the vehicle when one of the trucks gasoline tanks ex He said the force of the explo sion was directed away from the firemen because of the angle of the PICARD IMPROVING SAGINAW W Federal Judge Frank of was reported in good condition at Marys Hospital today following a gall bladder operation Judge Picard Had delayed the operation until the conclusion of the conspiracy trial of six Michi gan Sentence Pair for Driving Away Automobile Clyde and Jennie both of were sentenced by Circuit Judge Max Neal this Smith to a one totwoyear term at Southern Mich igan prison at Jackson and Miss Tyler to a threemonth term at Mason county Both had pleaded at the opening session of the current court term to driving away an au without intent to In sentencing Judge Neal said By your plea of guilty made ia open court March 1 you stand con victed of the offense of taking and driving away an automobile with out permission of the owner and without intent to I had an interview with you in open court at the time of your ar raignment and also a private inter view with you this morning and I am satisfied that you understand the nature of this charge against you and its possible I am also satisfied that your plea was freely and understanding made without of reward or threat at the hands of the offj cers who were in charge of your arrest and Therefore I accept your plea of I have your presentence report before me and I see that you art pr will be in and that you are a resident of gon where you have lived with your parents over a period of You are now on probation on a breaking and entering charge in Muskegon county for which Judge Noel Fox placed you on probation for a term of three This of fense for which you are before this morning is a violation of the terms of that This id your second violation of Judge Fox the first of which was of a minor This to a serious violation and would justify Judge Fox cancelling the probation and sentencing you pn the breaking and entering record haf not 8 were more or less trouble frtttt turn to Column I Great Lakes Fish License Bill Cut LANSING UBrA bill to the total compensation of state legislators to a year was on the House calendar for a rote to But Adrian De Boom R an said planned to move further considera tion be set over to next Reed Orr RBattle was not expected to pose the The measure survived minor de bate Thursday after a defense by Orr said the present salary and expense allowances im posed a financial handicap on The salary shouldnt be so high that people run because of the he but it should high enough to attract capable peo ple and insure that their public spirit will not be rewarded by re quiring them to dig into their own George Gillespie Gaines entered the only He said he was sure the people wont stand for The House struck from a general fishing bill provisions which would have required licenses to fish Great Lakes and for wives of resi dent Herb Clements RDecker1 ville led the attack on the pro As the bill comes up for a vote it contains provisions permitting bow and arrow fishing for rough species in some inland waters and permits year around fishing for bluegills and A Thought for Lent By THE ERLING EDWARDSEN Community Church For I have given you an that ye also should do as I have done to says is an annual fast of forty from Ash Wednesday to Fasting means more than abstaining from physical indulg Lent calls for self denial in all areas of We shall miss the true meaning of Lent if we do not exercise spiritual discipline in our quest of becoming more As in most spiritual it can easily become a matter of form and Instead ht self denial it often be comes self Lent is that time when we Devaluate our spiritual If found we must do serious heart praying and fasting to reach deeper Christian acquisition of which will not only create Christian but also effect society by abandoning hate disunity and The grace in Jesus must be hi that our fellowjown may be helped in their hours of teinptatiqjv Another quality of Jesus was His moral and spiritual He possessed a fount of spiritual energy when traj mitted to others reinvigorated them May bring us in toueh with this redempttye powe I t we may cQiworkef s
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.