Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Green Lake County Reporter, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1959, Green Lake, Wisconsin the GREEN LAKE County State Historical litnrr Reporter VOL. 05 NO. '23 GREEN LAKE. WISCONSIN THURSDAY; JUNE 11, 1959 7 CENTS Contract Jo Buy Scobie Property For Exclusive Home Sites DianeBucchcl, MaryLuedke, and Randy Carne take the first dip in the just completed indoor pool at Tiiscumbia Country Club. The swimmingseasonwill open on Friday with two life guards on duty. Commissioner Advises Parallel Parking TRY NEW SIREN In a regular meeting of the Village Board, Monday, June 3th, members voted to try a new siren. This would be a larger one than is presently being used. The one in use now is 2 h. p. and the one to be tried is 7 h. p. It was suggested that perhaps if the new one doesn't carry well, the smaller siren could be installed in another area and used in addi- tion to the larger siren. PARELLEL PARKING The Wisconsin Rapids District Commissioner of Highways met with Mr. Beach and Mr. Hempel last week. He suggested that tiie Board carefully consider chang- ing parking on Mill Street from angle parking to parallel parking. It was pointed out that this will probably have to be done at a later date, if it is not done at this time. The commissioner suggest- ed that one hour parking could be enforced to ease the parking sit- uation on the street. He stressed the fact that the street is actually too narrow for angle parking and that it is necessary for the driver to back over the center line when pullingout of the parking place. This is a violation of state traffic law. Also, in the angle parking situation it is difficult for the dri- ver to see oncoming cars until he has backed onto the highway. Since this involves a change in Ordinance 107, the Board mem- bers decided that definite action would not be taken until public reaction to the change could be noted. The commissioner also suggested that a left turn stop sign be installed at Egbert Garage corner. TO BE BORROWED A resolution was passed to bor- row 000 from the State Bank of Green Lake for paymtntson the water system. The loan will be paid by 1964 in five install- ment! of each year at 4 percent tnttWM per annum. This action was necessary because one-third of the village people chose the five year plan in pay- ing the frontage assessments which resulted in an insufficient amount of money for present needs. NO DECISION ON POLICE RADIO No definite decision was made on the two way radios for the Vil- lage police department. The membersof the Board are check- ing on various radios which arc being considered as possible pur- chases. The Board passed the recom- mendation that the committee on the fire engine and the new fire fighting equipment draw up the specifications so that advertise- ments for bids can be issued. AMBER LIGHT FOR PARK The Park Board has contacted the State Highway Commission and are waiting the approval by the commission of the installa- tion of a flashing amber light at the Hattie Sherwood Park cross- walk to be manually opera- ted when the beach is in use. The resignation of Loy Burling from the Park Board was accepted by the Board and the appointment of Frances Ptacek to the Park Board was approved. Mr. Burling re- quested that the Board accept his resignation because he is no lon- ger a resident of the Village and he felt that the position should be held by someone within the Village. LIGHTS FOR FOREST AVENUE The materials for the street lights on Forest Avenue are here with the exception of the controls which are due on June 22nd. It will be approximately ten days after the arrival of the controls that the lights will be turned on. Gjermundion is attend- inf a three summer school exttn- tion course at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Henry Hallman Charged on Reckless Driving Henry Hallman, Green Lake, faces a reckless driving charge following an investigation made Sunday, June 7th, by Sheriff Lieske, Traffic Officer Lloyd Schoephoester and Officer Ray Winiccki of Princeton. Hallman was arrested after knocking down two mail boxes on a town road south of Princeton. Earlier Sun- day afternoon, Hallman was re- portedly driving carelessly on hi- ghway 23 near Hattie Sherwood Park. BobbyZanto, Ripon. a pas- senger in the Hallman auto, re- ceived minor facial cuts when one of the mail boxes broke through a vent window. The full extent of damages to the auto have not yet been determined. Officials Visit Fabriko The past presidents of the Ad- vertising Speciality National Association will arrive in Green Lake June llth. The nine men will by guests of Fabriko, Incorpor- ated. They will be in Green Lake Thursday afternoon and all day Friday, touring the Fabriko plant, and seeing the highlights of tiie village and the lake. Mr. Les Chelstrom, president of Fabriko, Incorporated is a past president of this group. The men in the group are Howard R. LeRoy of LeRoy, Incorporated, Union City, New Jersey; Harry J. Friedman of Ready Reference PublishingCom pany, New York City; James Y. Canfield, Acme Greeting Card Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Horace K. Atkins, Winthrop-At- kins Company, Incorporated. Middleboro, Mass.; Richard H. McCleery, the McClerry-Cum- mings Company, Incorporated, Washington, D. C.; Robert E. Yaw, Sou venier Pencil Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; David W. Welday, the Ohio Thermometer Company of Springfield, Ohio; and W. E. Coffman, the Elliot Calendar Company, Coshocton, Ohio. Ralph B, Thomii will al- 10be in the group. He it the ex- ecutive director of (he Anocia- tion and hu office in Waih Ington, D, C, C. H. Anderson of Green Lake and Chicago announced that lie and two other business men have contracted to purchase the 000 foot lakeshore property frotn Diane Scobie Coulter. Anderson's associates in this transaction arc T. E. Samuelson, partner in the architectural firm of Samuelson and Sandquist, Chicago, andE. H. Mueller, ex- ecutive vice-president of V. MuellerCompany, Chicago, one of the country's largest manu- facturers of surgical instruments. According to Anderson tenta- tive plans call for the property on Illinois A venue to be sub-divided, into several exclusive of which 5 will front on the lake. The lots will be situated along a horse-shoe drive. A private re- creation area on the lake will be owned jointly by the residents of this development under a trustee ship arrangement. Home plans will require approval before lots are sold. Anderson reported that this will be a high caliber residential area which will be a credit to Green Lake. President of Anderson Floor Covering witli headquarters in other principal midwestcrn cities, Mr. Anderson bought the former Vernon Scban home on Green Lake a year ago. Diane Scobie Coulter purchased the six acre piece of property which now contains a large cot- tage over-looking the lake, car- riage house, and one tennis court from her aunt, Mrs. Gallun four- teen years ago. The transaction was handled by Norbert Bicrman of Lake Real Estate Agency, Green Lake. Join Reporter Staff Shirley Sclioephoestcr and Shirley Haney have joined the Green Lake County Reporter staff. They will assist Doris Cottet, Managing Editor, in the capacities of editing, reporting, type setting and off ice operations. Shirley Schoephoester, Green Lake, ii the daughter of Mrs. LeRoy Schoephoester and the late Cont'd on Page 2 Joieph centimes liu pood luck tint year catching lake iro Reeling hit ftfth in over (he lati few (liii out weighed in at Ibi, 15 oz and measured 41 inchci, He ca utlit ihr record trout last year of fl7 Ibt,
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 130 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.