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Madison Wisconsin State Journal Newspaper Archive: May 23, 1975 - Page 57

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   Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - May 23, 1975, Madison, Wisconsin                                V PAGE 2 SECTION 4 WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL FRIDAY MAY 23 1975 Old WorldPark on Schedule EAGLE AP Old World Wisconsin is on schedule rushing toward a rendezvous with 19th century ancestry The State Historical Society says its 570 acre project conceived as an outdoor museum to accommodate 100000 tourists annually when it is completed years from now has enough mileage to meet a 1976 openingday commitment to the nations bicentennial celebration Authentic pioneer buildings from throughout the state are being relocated on the Kettle Moraine State Forest tract in an ambitious portrayal of the architectural heritage transplanted in Wisconsin by farming immigrants be they German Swiss Bohemian Polish or English John W Winn a society spokesman said construction remains faithful to the timeta ble despite problems that have challenged the states determination to simulate the life style of its citizens a century ago Hurdles include inflations pressures on costs which have increased the estimated price tag from in to million now Project director William Applegate said donations have produced only The legislature is being asked for funds to hire 15 more workmen and the US Bicen tennial Commission says it cannot subsidize memorial parks But the state reached accord last year with Waukesha County residents who had fought the project on grounds it would convert the quiet neighborhood into a neonilluminated tourist trap and civic groups are volunteer ing enough native Wisconsin material to overcome the restrictions of a decision to reject any building or antique furnishing that is not 100 per cent Wisconsin original Offers of simulated buildings from Ger many and Michigan have rejected Yet abandoned farms in Wisconsin have produced enough material already for 11 rebuilt structures Other disassembled buildings have been shipped to the site and are waiting reas sembly and Winn said more are waiting shipment Visitors are being discouraged this war preventing interference with the busy work agenda which includes development this summer of trails a visitor center and a 200 car parking lot Contributions include a Knights of Colum bus fundraising campaign to ship an 1839 woodframe church from Milwaukee and oldfashioned tuftedquilt bed spreads hand stitched by a Menomonee Falls womens club Workmen have created a farmstead from structures built in Bayfield County by Fin nish immigrants It comprises a barn sauna and other buildings including a home whose walls still wear pieces of Finnishlanguage newspapers which originally served as wallpaper Even a row of gnarled stumps that once served as a farm fence has been reas sembled A halftimbered twostory building from Washington County with Pomeranian heri tage has been restored with 700 handhewn wooden pegs to join the beams BjarneO Breilid a Norway native serving as project superintendent expresses ad miration for the Germanic precision evident in an 1835 house relocated from Cedarburg Its builder numbered virtually every beam with carved Roman numerals Breilid said researchers have uncovered an especially interesting fact that contrasts with Hollywoods idea of weatherworn grayhaired pioneers Diaries indicate many of Wisconsins homesteading settlers were teenagers he said Plans call for continued additions over the years even after gates have been opened to tourists in time for the Fourth of July 1976 On the immediate list are a Norwegian village settlement including a oneroom school house and a farmstead from Barren County The society is asking for contributors to poke through attics and forgotten farm sheds in search of compatible antiques The guideline is authenticity 3 Inmates Become Graduates GREEN BAY UPI Proba bly the proudest of 350 University of WisconsinGreen Bay graduates Saturday will be three inmates of the State Reforma tory Thats when Ronald Burrell 27 Thaddeus Ted Cydzik 23 and Roger Glass 27 will become the first inmates of the Wisconsin correctional institutions to finish a complete UW course of study and earn degrees while behind bars Time is the only real capital that humans have and I couldnt afford to waste that time You know just sitting here doing time to me thats insane Burrell of Milwaukee said The three men have done several years time already and Burrell is nearing the end of the seventh year of a 25year sen tence for two armed robberies Cydzik also of Milwaukee is in Not Champagne LONDON AP A British judge has ruled that English cider makers cannot describe their beverage as a champagne drink Such deception must be likely to lead to damage of the champagne reputation Judge Sir John Whitford said the fourth year of concurrent 15 year and life sentences for armed robbery and for being a party to first degree murder Glass of Ladysmith is in the fourth year of concurrent 2and 10year sentences received for abduction of a minor and at tempted rape If I were here forever it wouldnt make any difference Burrell said Knowledge is al ways valuable Knowledge is a commodity that can never be taken from you whereas other social benefits can be taken away Im doing this for hie Burrell said Burrell and Cydzik look like other reformatory inmates in their prison garb but have ex tensive vocabularies They talk of the outside world as a place of which they are in constant touch These are probably three of the most stable men Ive seen in a long time Warden Elmer 0 Cady said I think the higher education has given them a broader perspective than you see in most men who are incarcerat ed Professors come to the institu tion to give freshman and sophomore courses tomany in mates and a number have con tinued their courses on campus after finishing their sentences After Burrell Glass and Cyd zik completed their underclass work they realized they desired more For one thing the ex posure to higher learning turned them on and another thing was they had years remaining in FRIDAY COD or PERCH All the fish you can eat EIncluding salad bar RESTAURANT LOUNGE Done Deforest 126 For h sarmtions Ph 8465437 ENTERTAINMENT J Tio Pepes will be CLOSED due to the Holiday on Sunday v and Monday May 25 and 26 OPEN AS USUAL starting Tuesday May 27 Friday Emiif at tke Coalpit CANADIAN PIKE T J Lombardino i v 222 W Washington Ave serving 7 days X from 5 pm Major credit cords honored X XF8EE PARKING in the building after 5 W Phone 2555559 2611 BYanch St Middleton 8367781 Serving Weeknights 5 to 11 Sundays 4 to 10 Friday 2 Cod also CRAB LEGS STUFFED SHRIMP served nightly from 5 pm NOON LUNCHES daily CHARCOAL STEAKS COCKTAILS M240daiMRMd Ph JJ67337 in the Trading PostAcross fiom Wsst Towne MIKES FINE FOOD 4245 Avon Rd Serving Luncheons Dinners ANDREAS French Cooking Serving dinner Thursday Friday and Saturday 8 I Tte weeks menu includes w B Tournedos aux champignons 8 2 Filets of beef tenderloin J mushroom sauce S ife Superior Wbitefisb I 8 Reservations suggested 8 2510500 I I I 25 N Pinckney On the Square above the Perfume Shop M Codfish as usual 2559823 Carry Outs OPEN MonSat 10AM to 2 AM Sunday PM to 1 AM FISH FRY HRVIDTKOH to includes our famous Potato Pancakes or French Fries and cole slaw Children under 12 the reformatory The UWW University Without Walls is the unusual program which enabled the men to go on to junior and senior level studies and university degrees Now that Ive been in UWW I dont think Id take my un dergraduate work any other way Burrell said The three have concentrated on political science and urban analysis a study of urban society from a systems viewpoint The UWGreen Bay has concentra tions rather than conventional college majors Burrell Glass and Cydzik while allowed to work in the campus library have not been permitted into the universitys classrooms Some members of the staffs of the university and reformatory said a minority of local residents do not think prisoners should be permitted to earn university degrees Cydziks tuition is picked up by state government and GI Bill benefits are financing Burrells and Glass studies Finnish log farmhouse is one of the features of Old World Wisconsin Wirepfofo saucer Choose from these Great Brands CONVERSE KEDS JUMPING JACKS PF FLYERS BLUE STAR TREDLITE BRISTOL PRECISIONFLEX SCUFFTUF UNIROYAl STRIDE RITES AND MORE With Every Pair of Childrens Shoes thru May 261975 EXPERT FITTING SERVICE ALWAYS OPEN MONDAY to WHY PAY rHI Most MORE Over 8000 Pair On Display SIZES thn Grtwiig Girls aid Boys WIDTHS A I C D E EEE NEILS FAMOUS FOOTWEAR master charge MTIMMM CUt 3535 East Washington Ave and Westgate Shopping Center Hours Daily to Saturday to Sunday Noon to 5 OPEN MONDAY JO fo 5   

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