Marshall And Area Chronology for 1959

Other Articles Newspaper Clipping, Marshall Evening Chronicle, Dec 31, 1959, p. 4 | NewspaperArchive® People in this Dec 31, 1959 article: Other Articles Maples, J., Alfonso A. Magnotta, Alfonso Magnotta, Alfonso Magnotta Cooper, P., Alice Tillitson, Alma, Ann Arbor, Henry, Barbara Anne Youngdahl, Barbara Youngdahl, Barnes, Bayley, Beebe, Beverly Cain, Blair Bedient, Bud Nagel, Burrows, Calhoun, Connelly, Frost, Carl Katz, Carl Strange, Carlos Hall, Carlyle Watterworth, Carroll Phillips, Carson, Cecil, Cecil Young, Charles Stembol, Lund, Christine Estelle, Christopher, Clayton Anderson, Coleman, Creighton R. Coleman, Crow, D. Lee Boyd, D. Wolff, Dan H. Walters, Danny Clark, Darrell Beattie, Delbert Wood, Don Mcfarland, Donald Estelle, Donald F. Wolfe, Doug Murray, Douglas Trout, E. Elsie, E. Hoyt, E. Singletery, Earl Caryl, Edgar R. Puthuff, Edward L. R. Elson, Edwin, Elmer Heisler, Elmer M. Jewell, Enrique Ramirez, Furu, Ernest Mckinney, F. Jack Neller, Reyer, Francis Fox, Frank F. Williams, Fred Leski, Fred Storr, Frederick Reyer, G. Mennen Williams, Geisz, George Edwards, George Kibbie, George N. Lamrs, George W. Kibbie, Gilbert Sherman, Gordon, Guilford Orrison, H. A. Rentschler, Harold, Harold E. Steinbacher, Harriet Perrett, Harry Demaso, Harry Gardner, Harvey Hoeltzel, Herman Beuker, Hubert Schafer, Isabella B. Gauss, Isabella Gauss, Schneider, Jack Anderson, Jack Fike, Jackson, James D. Warren, James P. Knoljj, James Pyle, James R., James Robbins, Janet Hoenes, Jill Collins, Jim Ballard, Joan Mumaw, Joan, Johansen, John, John Metzger, Joseph, Joseph Cooper, Joseph L. Miller, Juan Mumaw, Julia Terrell, Kalamazoo, Karl Bert Brown, Katherine, Kathryn Leeke, Keith • Goss, Keith Goss, Keith R. Gross, Kenneth E. Way, Kenneth Rhoads, Kenneth Wirtz, Lana Dart, Huepenbeckor, Leonard D. Shouldice, Leski, Lewis E. Hunter, Leyden, Leyden Clark, Linda Shier, Louis, Louise Diehl, Louise Maisner, Magnotta, Marian Kibbie, Marion Watson, Jaycees, Marshall, Marshall Nowlin, Marshall Redskins, Marshallites, Mary Rhoads, Mary Stealy, Mary Tillotson, Matthew John Quigley, Maxine, Moore, Morris, Morris Stulberg, Nagel, Neil Gray, Noble O. Moore, Nyle Katz, Pam, Pamela Aylward, Patricia I. Stallworth, Patricia Stallworth, Peter Eichstaedt, Philip L. Quigley, Phillip, R. E. Burk, Bailey, Renie, Richard Meyer, Riley Weller, Robert, Robert Swanson, Ronan, Horton, Ruby Henry, Ruth Ann Avery, Ruth Richar, Sam Williams, Sandra Dobbie, Shellenberger, Sheridan, Sherman, Snyder, Starr, Steinbacher, Stulberg, Ted Emmert, Ted Troedson, Thomas Wallen, Tom Reed, Vernon Harris, Vicki, Vickie Donovan, Victor D. Camp, Vinton Stealy, Berg, Wayne Fitch, Weller, Wendell Moore, William H. Way, William M. Mack, William Way, Wolfe, Plassman Marshall Evening Chronicle
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• • • * « Voter Approval of School Issue, Drilling for Oil, Opening * New Highway Captured Headlines in '59 By CLARENCE GRATZ Approval of a $1,750,000 Marshall school bond building issue, area road Construction and the opening of 55 carefree miles of 1-94. development of oil wells in portions of Calhoun county and experiments by Calhoun County Circuit Judge Alfonso A. Magnolia to rehabilitate young law breakers captured headlines in Marshall during 1959. ; Approval of the school bond isaue will provide: A new elementary school on Hughes Street, a new junior high school building including a * * v new gymnasium with excellent physical education facilities, and a four- classroom addition to Shearman school- Approval of the issue also . * / will enable the razing of ancient Capitol Hill school and Central school. The largest amount of mileage ever added at one time to Michigan's expressway network was formally dedicated ‘December 7. Fifty-five miles of Interstate 94 (US-12) expressway, built at a cost an estimated S3T.5 million, were opened in two sections. One section is from a point east of Battle Creek to Paw Paw while the other section is front Hartford to Coloma, a distance of 10 miles. The 45-milo stretch from Battle Creek to Paw Paw is the longest continuous stretch of expressway anywhere in Michigan. Highway Commissioner John C. Mackie and a number of officials from Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Van . • % « * Buren counties participated in the colorful opening ceremonies. t • Twelve miles of the highway are in Calhoun county. They were built at a cost of $8,800,000. Oil was a big topic of conversation in Albion township and Albion city during the year which is ending. Albion township has been the scene of 30 successful drillings and in 1900 the drillings will extend into Sheridan township. Oil was unsuccessfully sought in a field north of Marshall. Marshall City emerged through 1959 without a traffic fatality but 23 traffic deaths were recorded in Calhoun county during the year. A number of fires were battled in Marshall during 1959 but damage was held to a minimum. Hcdfield s White House was the scene of the most disastrous blazes. In 1959 home construction in Marshall continued at a brisk pnee * 1 * but more and more homes are needed for the city’s growing population. In U months permits were issued for 34 dwellings. Plans were also revealed during the year for a new supermarket and for the con- * ■' i * • «. * struction of an addition to another market. Several plants announced expansion plans. v • • A number of noted Marshall and area year, among them were Judge Harold E Engineer Victor D. Camp. The year brought an extensive street improvement program to Marshall. Day of Prayer observed by local women. 16.—Civic Players plan to present “Milky Way as next production., 17.—Commissioners discuss ways of cutting pigeon population, of Marshall; .Cost of repairing Marshall streets estimated at $40,-000; Taxing, spending, debt management discussed by Breakfast group; Eaton Co. honors employees at dinner. 18.—Marshall Redskins give East Lansing many anxious moments; expansion work completed at. Crowell Carton; Lions tour Crowell Carton plant; students conduct sale of, magazines. 19.—Contracts awarded for Marshall area highway projects. 20.—Ruth Ann Avery, Homer Route 1. named County Dairy princess; Kenneth Wirtz wins certificate of merit; business district revitalization discussed here. 21— Redskins drop Twin Valley contest to Albion squad; Merchants sponsor “Sell-A-Bration Day. 24.—Eric Furu wins young farmer of 1958 award; Edwin Greenfield. former mayor of Marshall, dies; motorist urged to give children more consideration. « 25 f—Rpdney Horton- heads County 4-H Beef Club; C. of C. group discusses 1959 projects.’ 27.—Over 100 persons attend Region I Michigan Municipal meeting here; Wilking Office Supply firm plans opening; Youth back in custody after three breaking and enterings, wrecking car. . 28.—Sturgis Trojans win thriller from Marshall; Leski wins Valley crown; Citizens to vote May 4 on School building plan. * sioners award contract for spraying trees to Davey Tree Expert Co.. April March citizens died during the Steinbacher and County Sportswise it was .far from a bright year for the Marshall Redskins blit an improvement should be noted next year. I . • • ' . ‘. Marshall received a large amount of out-of-town publicity for its tr •'/* • Christmas season decorations and many persons acclaimed Marshall s the most beautifully decorated town in this section of the country. V- As 1959 bows out, Marshallites can justly point with pride to the forward strides taken by their friendly, progressive little city. I « January •• ' ■7 2.—Twins of Mr. and Mrs. John lt;$Uada first babies born in new yfeair in Oaklawn hospital; Jaycees fiscal plans to collect discarded Christmas trees. ; 3.~»Adrian Maples score 69 to 49 win pver Marshall Redskins. / ^—Congressman Johansen nominates 24 to take exams at three fijp service academies; Jayeees fock up 1,200 Christmas trees; Elkhart, Ind., paper gives Marshall pat-on*back. -^—Planning Consultant firm ^Jostvers questions about Marshall aitd-. its future; Elmer M. Jewell elected president of Exchahge club; Marshall township construction {Shows increase. *». * i 7.—Assets of Michigan National hank show increase of 10 per cent; M$U seminar offered here; Gun-foan obtains $400, checks from rural grocery; Guilford Orrison, local butcher, found dead in Branch county. ( 8.—Rev. Earl Caryl elected president of Marshall Area Ministerial Association; Marshall Presbyterian Men affiliate with national council; Civic Players start preparing for February play; Fire routs Lincoln family from 39$ N. Marshall avenue home. $ 9.—Harry DeMaso re-elected chairman of Calhoun county. Safety Commission; Frederick Reyer assumes duties as acting city postmaster; Jaycees seek outstanding young farmer of area. 10.—Three local eating firms receive national recognition; Redskins drop heart breaker to undefeated East Lansing cage squad. 12.—Louise Maisner wins Marshall homemaker title; Hubert Schafer found dead in home; supervisors hear annexation petitions. 13.—Supervisor raps present county Civil Defense plan; Chamber of Commerce membership drive draws near with group’s budget set for $13,571; Redskins Fred Leski leads Twin Valley in scoring. 14.—Marshall Redskins grab win over Albion in final seconds of game; School Superintendent Bruce Gray authorized to submit plans for school expansion; Zion Lutheran church plans new parsonage. 15.—125 brave foggy weather to attend 4-H leaders banquet at Community building; Jaycees announce March of Dimes plans. 16.—Calhoun county’s deer herd increases at astonishing rate; Soil Conservation District Set for annual meeting. • ♦ 17.—Sturgis Trojans score victory over Redskins; Col. Noble O. Moore named 46th artillery commander. 19;—Sue Bayley reigns as Calhoun county cherry pie baking champion. 20.—Ted Troedson benefit dance ♦ grosses $450. 21 .-^Schools closed, traffic slowed by worst weather of winter: Assets of Marshall Savings and Lqan Association total $1,531,457; 250 trucking units tied-up by snow near Marshall. 23.—100 persons ^attend Soil Conservation annual meeting; Couples club formed at Presbyterian church. 24.—Crowell Carton Co. promotions announced; Lakeview Spartans trim Redskins; Simons-Roberts Agency low bidder for city insurance. . 27.—Jaycees distinguished service award goes to Morris Stulberg; state auditor issues recommendations for county departments to follow-. 28.—Dan H. Walters elected vice r president of district Jaycees; Alice Tillitson, retired teacher, dies; firemen spend three hours battling stubborn downtown blaze. 29.—Architect meets with school board. 30.—Ray Bailey retiring as fire departments assistant chief ; moth, ers collect $841.88 for polio fighting cause; Blair Bedient, Albion, heads League of Home Dailies; Fred Storr new president of Conservation Club. 31.—Coldwater squad scores victory over Redskins; Nearly 200 hear Wendell Moore speak at annual C. of C. banquet; F. Jack Neller resigns as chairman of GOP County committee. February 2.—Five fire departments battle blaze at Priest Machine and Tool Co.; Miss Mary Tillotson marks 97th birthday: groundhog sees his shadow. 3.—First reading given Recreation ordinance: Lenten G. Scult-horp resigns as city attorney: 85 Scouts participate in .First Aid-O-Ree. 4.—Rubinoff, famed violinist, signed to give concert here on March 31. v- 5.—Local merchants plan Feb. 21 “Sell-A-Bration “ sale. 6.—Child Guidance Clinic annual meeting attracts 200 - persons; Medical Society Auxiliary offers three scholarships. 7.—Redskins drop decision - to Three Rivers: CivHc Players prove versatility in presentation of violent drama; Presbyterians set for organ dedication services. 10.—Sherer—Gillett elects of ficers, Crowell Carton purchases six passenger pi a n e. 11.—Local students fare well in district festival: mortgage burning ceremony planned by VFW. 12.—Yern Plassman buys Martin i/.ing (’leaner firms: Marshall FFA group captures honors at Homer. 13.—C. of C. ended year with operating surplus of $88.42: Stanley Brock to head Calhoun county group at State Democratic confab; Eaton Co 1ales in ‘58 hit $197,- 83G.G72 34 —Redskins drop thriller! to A drum Maples; flood threat grows at Battle Creek; Yellow Transit drivers win safety awards; World 2.—First division rating won by Marshall band. 3.—City of Marshall presented radio system by Crowell Carton Co.; Rev. Edward L. R. Elson, Washington, D. ,C.. pastor of Ike’s church in Washington, faces “rush” schedule in Marshall area; city termed in good shape for last four months of fiscal year; committee to make survey of handicapped children. 5.—Hillsdale squad, eliminates Marshall from district basketball tournament; Supreme Court Justice George Edwards pays visit to Marshall; contracts awarded for more Marshall area highway projects. ' • . 6.—Reveal $1,750,000 schpol bond issue will go on ballot. 7.—“Check of Tomorrow’’ is in use in Marshall at National Bank; Donald E. Allured named new organist at Presbyterian church. 9.—Fire destroys farm home of Robert Eggelston. ,10.—Dr. Kenneth E. Way accepts appointment at Cleveland Clinic; Jaycees start mapping plans for Home Show; Harvey Hoeltzel presented life scout award. 11.—Calvin Connelly elected new VFW commander; group proposes extension of Ketchum park. 12.—Rev. Keith R. Gross, pastor of Baptist church, selected to serve as camp director in Alaska in summer; Bud Nagel prepares to leave for spring baseball training in Georgia; Leonard D. Shouldice named purchasing agent at Wood-lin Metal. 13.—Budget for next school year tentatively set at $747,000; 800 persons view junior class play; Marshall Ministerial Association announces Holy Week services. 16.—Committees appointed to direct $1,750,000 Marshall school issue; change made in parking meter time schedule; Ketchum Park Association given check for $250; several trees felled by gale-like winds; County officials conduct search for s-xReiley Weller, 82, County Home ’“resident. » 17.—Commissioners discuss school issue, dutch elm disease and mud problem; Maxine Pearson, 36, Route 4 Battle Creek, dies in accident seven milds west of Marshall; Jaycees discuss school building issue, 18 —Methods of improving Marshall’s “shopping climate” discussed: Charles Stembol elected new president of Rotary. 19-—4-H youths exhibit work at Community building; three runaways from Starr Home picked up here. 20—Kenneth Rhoads announces as candidate for school board. 23.—J.D. Schneider announces as candidate for school board; Calhoun county residents urged to step up bond purchases; survey underway on handicapped youths of area; Janet Hoenes, Christine Estelle, Sandra Dobbie top winners in style revue. 24.—County Education board ok’s budget of $48,633; Dr. Chester Lund offered post as county health, director; role of schools in civil defense explained to Schoolmasters Croup. -Rotarians hear address by Dr. Robert Swanson, Alma college president. 26 — Albion oil - field has second producer. 27.—Mrs. George Kibbie announces as candidate for school board; Marshall F.F.A. in spotlight at state convention. ; 28.—Calvin Frost resigns from police force; Rev. Carl Strange to deliver union Sunrise message. 31—Two workmen die in cave-in south of Battle Creek; commis- 1.—Rubinoff, famed violinist, appears here and says he wouldn’t give nickel for Red government; Peter Eichstaedt, Gordon school sixth grader, named delegate to Safety Patrol rally; Ronan and Kunzi, Inc., cited for work with missile; Highway department reveals 29 safety rest and comfort areas planned along interstate routes. 2.—Pomona Grange announces plans for “Take It Easy” safety driving contest. 3.—C. of C. group hears talk by Sam Williams, captain of 1958 MSU football squad; 14 Marshall students initiated into National Honor Society. 6.—Crovvell Carton Co., open house attracts 600 persons; Powers Shop marks 2$njd anniversary; Schools here as safe as possible, Fire Chief O’Leary says; Body of Riley Weller who wandered from County Home found in field. 7.—Harold E. Steinbacher, 51, Battle Creek, and Creighton R. Coleman, 47, Marshall native and now a Battle Creek resident, win judge posts; Voters approve recreation proposal; Area ' pastors visit local factories. j 9—R o t arian S tour“\Central school; Missouri firm reveals plans for establishing new mill in Marshall. / 10.—Sketch of proposed Lhighes street school shown to Marshallites. 11—Civic players present “Milky Way.” ’ 13.—New Supervisors given assignments; Jack Fike named winner of school slogan contest; Rev. C. B. Strange named to serve on AAUN council. - 14.—Isabella B. Gauss, wife of former mayor, dies; five appointed to serve on city recreation, board. 15.—Eaton Athletic groujp awards scholarship; Marshall gym termed most inferior of all gyms in Twin Valley .schools; Ketchum Park development group elects officers; Methodist church sponsors 24 hour prayer vigil; Dr. and Mrs. Herman Beuker set for European trip; AA-UW sponsors uryisual display of dolls. 16.—Idea of Marshall iflall gets very little favorable opinion. 17.—School officials re 1 ease sketch of proposed new schpol gymnasium. } 18.—Eisenhauer Co., awarded contract to build Starr Commonwealth cottage; vestry of Trinity Episcopal church buys Renie home as rectory for church. V 20.—James D. Warren named member of police force.- 21.—Mrs. Ruth Richar critically hurt in Indiana crash; Clayton Anderson named chairman of recreation group; supervisors OK two resolutions on state trunklines. * 22.—Mayor Coleman urges support of school issue. ' | 23.—Crash injuries claim: life of Mrs. Ruth Richar; free ' clinics ruled out in county due to shortage of funds; Vinton Stealy, Mrs. Reyer won’t seek re-election to school board. 24.—Oil well fire, northeast of Marshall, battled for six hours before being brought under control; Incidental Incidents column starts in Chronicle; Isabella Gauss estate valued at over $100,000. 25.—Special i recognition given Camp Fire Girls. 27.—Burrows family returns from European trip. 28.—Street improvement plans outlined by city manager; Highway building planned here; Don McFarland named head of local Jaycees. 29.—Crowell Carton outgrows key telephone system — installs dial PBX unit. 30. -Warehouse plans grand opening; two youths ordered to retrieve cannon balls from river;.4-H leaders discuss county fair exhibits. May 1.—Street program won’t up local taxes, Mayor Coleman says.- 2.—Calhoun Cystic Fibrosis chapter planning number of May activities; Postal department declares war .on ruthless mail order merchants who send unordered lewd materials. 4.—Larry Huepenbeckor captures honors in local Road-E O contest; Donald Estelle. 10. Tekonsha Route 1, drowns in gravel pit east of Tekonsha; city negotiates for Mill real estate. 5.—School district voters give overwhelming approval to $1,750,-000 school building issue; Pamela Aylward and Vickie Donovan named as Girls' State delegates; Delbert Wood elected commander of Stanley E. Lamb Post. 7. Mrs. B.E. Henry seeking school board position. 8.—Marshall FFA elects officers; Jaycees Home Show underway at fairgrounds. 9.—Woodlin Metal Products announces purchase of Grand Rapids firm; Allocated tax rate of $6.09 per $1,000 is sought; Louis Sincla'ir, Battle Creek, elected president of U.P.I. editors. 11.—Dog situation under discussion at board of supervisors meeting; Hospital Week being observed. 12.—Steps taken by city commission to get street improvement project underway as quickly as possible; Packard property purchased by group of Marshall men; Marshall police waging battle against speeders. 13.—School board hires seven new teachers; Expressway work being delayed by legal complication; Harry Gardner, vo-ag teacher, appointed to M.S.U. faculty; New Studebaker Packard agency established here. 15.—Commission room jam-packed for hearing on rezoning of Packard property; Postmaster Reyer prepares for inspection of rural mail boxes; St. Mary’s church steeple undergoes repairs. 16.—Don McFarland installed as new head of Marshall Jaycees; Four Albion youths seriously hurt in crash'near Duck Lake; Louise Diehl, retired teacher, dies. 18.—Enrique Ramirez, 155Vi W. Michigan; Enrique (Gallup, SVa months, of Hastings, Carlos Hall, 22, Albion Route 2, and «G1en Oli-phant, Albion, lose lives in Calhoun county traffic crashes; new record for births established at Oaklawn hospital during April. , 19.—Eight Marshall .students awarded college scholarships; FFA parent-son banquet attended by 200 persons. 20.—Ruth Ann Avery named Alternate to State 1959 dairy princess; Ike nominates F.E. Reyer to he postmaster; Cecil Young convicted of first degree murder in knife slaying of Idabelle Harris Young. 21.—Marshall FFA wins gold award. 22.—City commission approves Packard property rezoning. 23.—John F. Gauss/one of Marshall’s best known citizens, dies at Albuquerque; Mary Stealy wins VFW’s fifth good citizenship award; Barbara Youngdahl, Marshall, captures honors at Kalamazoo county beauty pageant. 25.—Hospital expansion plans under study. 27.—Survey shows there are 4,120 handicapped youths in county; High school choir members presented a-wards and certificates. 28.—Local service groups complete plans for Memorial Day; Schuler’s observe golden anniversary. 29.—Rev. Christopher Heiden-reich, 85, retired Lutheran minister, dies; fire destroys Olivet College cainpus building—damage estimated at $800,000; Senior class presents annual class day program. as superintendent and matron of County Juvenile Home. 23.—City commissioners to study proposed development of Brooks Field Airport; Street seal coating project completed; Texas oil producer acquires 4,057 acres of oil and gas leases in Calhoun county. 24.—County Prosecuting Attorney Noble D- Moore advanced to guard rank of brigadier general; Miss Lana Dart named to County Extension position; Richard Meyer named traffic safety chairman. 25.—606 State Farm employes to get pay increase; Dr. Robert Heid-enreich plans to join father in dental practice; Lions collect 11,448 bottles; Plans mapped for dedicating of historical marker in cemetery near Marengo. 26.—Joseph Cooper named to direct “World Series” at St. Joseph, Mo.; group recommends establishment of special education program in county; Mrs. Gilbert Sherman heads Civic Players. 27.—William Way given 25 to 35 years in prison for robbery of rural couple; Vernon Harris has narrow escape at Stuart Lake; Workmen complete pouring concrete for 23 Mile road bridge. 29.—A1 Holczman, newspaperman, plans European tour; Mrs. Harriet Perrett, widow of former dry goods store operator, dies. 30.—Walter Berg elected president of Exchange Club; Joan Mu-maw departs for Germany; Sentz and Son announce opening of retail market. j August July June 1.—Baccalaureate rites attended by 1,000 persons; Gov. and Mrs. G. Mennen Williams pay visit to Schuler’s to help firm celebrate 50th anniversary; huge crowd viewed Memorial Day parade. 2.—Highway construction work to proceed in area as property owners agree to drop writs; Nyle Katz and Elmer Heisler elected to County Board of Education; Extrusion Mill sold by Woodlin Metal Products. 3.—Rev. Douglas Trout named moderator of Presbytery; Carroll Phillips instated as Lions president. 4.—Marshall commencement rites attended by 1,500 persons; Judge issues temporary injunction to stop oil drilling on area land; Rocket “Argus I” launched successfully by Doug Murray. 5.—Leyden and Son awarded Marshall water job contract; Lewis E. Hunter resigns from sheriff’s office. 8.—Scouts, fathers start work on permanent camp on Venn farm; Civic Players elect directors. 9.—Mrs. Ruby Henry and Mrs. Marian Kibbie win posts on Marshall school board; Reith-Riley Co. awarded contract for Marshall street work; Commission adopts $488,026.30 budget; Mayor urges department heads to be careful with purchasing; Supervisors OK resolution hiring of two temporary dog wardens for three months; School board discusses plans for new school buildings. 10.—William H. Way, 18, Battle Creek, nabbed after terrorizing Mr. and Mrs. Carl Katz, Fredonia township; Bottle pick-up project planned by Marshall Lions; Special dividend declared by Savings and Loan directors. 13.—Motorists urged to use extra care while streets are undergoing repairs. 15.—Fall off wagon takes life of James P. KnolJj.8, Route 1 Ceresco; Frank F. Williams, ex-city clerk, dies; Marshall firemen help battle-big Charlotte blaze; Carson and Barnes circus arrives in Marshall. 16.—Alfred P. Stuart elected president of school board; 17 picked up in series of raids demand exams. 17—A,E. Elsie, 80, retired widely known tailor, dies; Rotarians hear talk on state’s financial picture; Power failure recorded here; Crowell Carton union elects officers. 18.—Rev. Earl Caryl resigns Ceresco church position; Cecil Hay-ter returns to meat market business; Theater building damaged by auto; Olivet College head praises Marshall firemen; Health department gives pointers on con-struction-operation of . private swimming pools. 19.—Mrs. D. Lee Boyd, 615 Alcott, killed instantly in crash east of Marshall; Wayne Fitch appointed as undersheriff and chief investigator; William H. Way pleads guilty to armed robbery charge. 20.—Autopsy shows Mrs. D. Lee Boyd died from heart attack; Mr. and Mrs. James Robbins retire 1.—Merchants urged to go all out to boost summer sidewalk sale event; Rev. R. E. Burk begins duties at West Eckford church; Edgar R. Puthuff, president of Calhoun County Pickle Co., dies; Past presidents of Rotary club given recognition. 2.—Exterminator’s Car Club plans big auto show. 3.—Marshali Jaycees set for new flag service project; Miss Kathryn Leeke, elementary coordinator in school system, leaves on European tour. 6.—100 turn out for dedication of historical marker at cemetery west of Marengo. 7.—George W. Kibbie honored at luncheon; commission adopts resolution on annexation; Tom Reed hurt in swimming mishap at Mill ,pond; fire loss here in fiscal year tabulated at $45,873. 8.—Marshall’s Barbara Anne Youngdahl seeks title of Miss Michigan; Delbert Wood installed as commander Stanley Lamb Post. 9.—Special education program to be on ballot in ‘60 school elections; thieves obtain liquor and cash from Red Arrow Inn; University of Michigan students remove equipment from Eagle Opera House. 10.—Calhoun county Safety Commission concerned over jump in traffic deaths. 11.—Barbara Youngdahl wins $250 scholarship for taking first place in talent contest at Miss Michigan show. 13.—Marshall named to be scene of Connie Mack baseball tourney Aug. 6-9; Argus II climbed estimated 2,000 feet into sky; Reveal $100,000 loan needed to meet county welfare^ bills. 14.—New plan adopted for staffing of juvenile home; city presented award by American Automobile Association; wheat har vest in area steps up; Leggilt Co. purchases mobile home division of W. S. Townsend Co. 15.—Marshall school district reported in good financial shape; tuition fees upped; Juan Mumaw writes about first days in Germany. 16.-t37 Marshall elm trees condemned; Sharon Miller reaches semis in Women’s Michigan Amateur golf tourney; 2,221,000 gallons of water used here in one day. 18.—Rev. Keith Goss and family set to leave for Alaska; Consumers Power announces it will proceed immediately to connect 30,-000 additional gas space heating customers; Jack Anderson hired to teach vo-ag. 20.—Circuit Court Judge Harold E. Steinbacher dies in Battle Creek hospital; Kalamazoo pilot forced to make emergency landing near Marshall. 21.—Bids for water bonds rejected but commission OK’s resolution to negotiate with National Bank; Crash injuries claim life of Mrs. Beverly Cain, Jackson. 22—Bell Co. p 1 a n s to spend $290,000 here expanding facilities. 23.—Three Battle Creek men held in connection with drowning of companion; Darrell Beattie tenders resignation as head of parking meter authority. 24.—^Summer Sidewalk sale opens; Jim Ballard named to Order of Arrow. 25.—Officers stage raid at Albion—25 arrested for violation of state gaming iaws. 28.—Commissioners clarify situation involving parking meter authority; Joan Mumaw writes that Michigan Chorale group made big hit in Germany; workmen preparing fairgrounds for llith county fair. 30.—Work on ’U.S.-12 Detroit to Chicago expressway in Marshall area progresses by leaps and bounds. 31.—Mrs. Patricia Stallworth, 19, Albion, held in fatal stabbing of husband. on’ charge of operating an illegal still; Engineering Castings, Inc., announces it will be host to castings 3.—Marshall Nowlin and son cap- study team from Yugloslavia. ture honors in father-son golf tour- 19.—Marshall Redskins drop sea-ney at Country Club; Plans mapped son opener to University High ol for emergency dimes drive to be Kalamazoo. held Aug. 10-23. 21.—Leo J. Flynn loses arm in 4.—Eaton Co. plans construe- farm accident. tion of $450,000 addition in Mar- 22.—Athletic Director Joseph shall; Attorney Alfonso Magnotta Cooper undergoes operation, named to post of country circuit 23.—Betty Beebe, Katherine Bur-judge; Holiday season decorations, Hngame and Neil Gray get special water problems, overtime pay dis-., assignments in Marshall high cussed by commissioners. school system; James Pyle elected 5.—Marshall school issue gets President of senior class; county OK from commission; Rev. and supervisors adopt salary report. Mrs. Carlyle Watterworth appoint- 24; Merchants give OK to coned as superintendent and matron duct big city fall round-up promoat Juvenile’Home. tl0n: Supervisors approve $5 ,n- 6.—Corporal Danny Clark re* creaslt;l ,n heir per diem; Play-signs post on police force. § ground makes hit with parochial 7.—Albert J. Hein, 39, Battle yollths-T f. . _ .. _ ’ Creek, killed by train; Work pro- OQ25r_Ju^yfind,s Don^ld F; Wolfe; grossing on dismantling of Old ’ Grand Rapids, guilty of second degree murder in death of Battle S.-Kar, D. Wolff, Germao youth. arrives to spend year m Marsha) ; clalr c 20 firemen fight blaze at “White House» - 26.—Redskins lose conference 10.—Supervisors OK annexation opener to Albion Wildcats; White for November ballot; huge crowd scene of another fire; Crow- gathers at fairgrounds for big Un- Cartom and union sign new ion picnic. * agreement. 11.—Homer school district voters .®‘ w5is,er» 21, .Route turn down tax proposal; Theatre ’ ” ***' hilled m crash in Lee group making plans for ’59 season. wnsh*P; Ernest McKinney, Albion 12.—Eleven new teachers hired, drowns in North Lake in Branch 13.—John Metzger and Vicki counfy' Sherman reign as freckles King and 29.—Crowell Carton becomes one queen; Evening Chronicle marks of the top independent producers 80th birthday. of folded cartons in midwest pack- 14.—Disastrous fire hits Red- idg industry; Athletic Director Jo-field’s White House—blaze Rattled seph Cobper transferred to Univer-by men from four departments; sity hospital, Ann Arbor j Leyden Clark’s Decorative Specialities, and Son awarded contract for Inc., opens for business. storm sewer Construction job. 15.—Chase at 100 MPH ends with 30.—School board awards con-two hurt, car totally wrecked; Val- tract for Shearman school .addition erie Geisz named as dental hygien- to Dobbertin and Oberg; Battle ist, Oil well started in one-time Creek; Whooping cough cases on in- oat-field north of Marshall. crease in area 17.—Lions Club sponsors free vi- ’ _ sion screening. 18.—Church of Nazarene reopens here with Rev. William M. Mack as pastor; Commission votes Christmas decor for east end. 19.—Mary Rhoads and Morris October 1. Community Chest Campaign starts in area townships. ,, t , , 2 Twenty nominated-elected to Stulberg star m piusical comedy; serve on.Family Counseling Ser-MFC approves $84,000 bonds for vjce Board Marshall; Matthew John Quigley, ' ’ , . — 20-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. 3U Mortgage burnmg^ceremony Philip L. Quigley, drowns in pond sc^e^u^ed at local VFW home; near Route 1 home; 97 men attend- Athletic Director Joseph Cooper ed C. of C. Industrial outing at platted On artificial kidnby; Mar-Alwyn golf course.-• '' ‘ shkll Redskins ' display plenty of 20.—-School board awards bond spirit and trim Thre§ Rivers issue to Detroit syndicate; FFA Wildcats. ' . , ! ’ installs welcome sigh -at four city 5. Laboratory added. ,tq foreign o!tS’ .. i^nguagg, progress program at 24 —Curtain swings open on Sflltli, Ma^UschoolDental,^ograrn county fair; solicitation contfcol poT ^ . ' licy adopted by ChambeV of Com' r - °T'*' merce; H. A. Rentschler dies. Dan.sl„CnT™' [*?‘T -X' 25.—Principal, interest falling:due 'if “ extension on bond issue amount*;t0,$89,435J P J ; ‘ ; preparation of new djrectQcytUiylel1- ’ ph*Wrett! flock to firfe station way; Officials announce Qet. 12 as ;‘aS! ‘ P^eveiltloh'jWe^ft is ob- date for opening of,... Community' ,'serv*®lt;*’ mt,^on t0 eliminate Battle Chest campaign. ,.r ; •Creek office Of sheriff’s department 26.—Fair attracts , huge, crowds defeated by supervisors, despite sticky weather. . . 8. , Pam Aylward. and Jackie 27.—Heavy rain falls on fair- Snyder named ..co-homecoming grounds but no serious damage re- queens; Patricia I. Stallworth, 20, corded. Albion, convicted of manslaughter 28. Alfonso A. Magnotta sworn in fatal stabbi of husband R m as circuit judge; Mrs. Karl bert Brown 33 BatUe c’reek ofyea /contest!” city assessor rePlacinS 31.—Curtain falls on 111th county „ fair; Thomas Wallen home destroy- .. r^dge Alfonso Magnotta coned by fire; Linda Shier, 16, and ^nues raise eyebrows of veter-Ronald E. Singletery, 17, Battle an court observers as he contin-Creek, lose lives in accident east ues new ^Pe sentencing of teen . _ _ . nrtAVc • Ta^amU T lf!11__ -4 a a I of Kalamazoo. September agers; Joseph L. Miller, 19, A1 bion, dies from injuries sustained in accident on Starr Commonwealth, road. 10. Felpausch Food Center re- 1.—Drilling for oil going at slow veals plans for building market pace north of Marshall; Mrs. Fran^here; East Lansing Trojans score ces E. Hoyt, East Leroy teacher, 34-6 win over Redskins. named as “Rural Teacher of Year 12. Calvary Baptist church re-from Michigan. veals plans for building new 2.—Rev. Keith • Goss and family church; Community Chest qam- return from Alaska; Jill Collins paign opens in city; Harhld Ran-takes honors at State 4-H show; ger 're-elected fair board presi-Marshall Manufacturing Co. com- dent. bines operations with Tractor Mate, * 13. Supervisors debate over an-Inc., South Bend; Debris cleaned nexation; Donald F. Wolfe 28, UPo at*5^d n • T-. Grand Rapids, sentenced to 50 to 3.—Mr. and Mrs. Francis Fox 70 years in Southern Michigan Pri- selected as “Boarding Parents of son for slaying of Battle Creek ^ar u u * * v druggist; State asks city to pro* 4—Highway Department buys hibit angle parking; James R. five acres of land on Kalamazoo Neff 0f Mason, assumes duties of avenue. county engineer; George N. Lamrs, A7Seurnh f°r 011 halted n°rth ex-lumber yard operator, dies; of Marshall. Mrs. Julia Terrell, 75, Benton Har- r ? b0ard -sets bor dies from injuries sustained goal of $21,280 for 1959 campaign, jn accjdent west of Battle Creek. Pupil enrollment here increases; 15. Elks lod o{ BatUe c School board announces it will take salutes area newspapermen; Farm b!ds on Shearman sehool addition Bureau approves plans for con-Sept. 29, A1 Nagel returns home struction of office building; Ter-after successful minor league base- mites bring MarshaU school board ball season. new headaches. 10.—Battle Creek lashed by se- . ... vere storm; Ted Emmert appoint- . Auditor General’s departed as assistant manager at Murphy men£ makes recommendations to Co. store. T county offices;, Parade of home- 11.—Motorists urged to watch c0,I?*n€1 cancelled, driving in school areas; 123 in- _ , Redskins drop Twin Valley jured in Calhoun1 county accidents -Conference game to Sturgis; “An-durin/August. . Pie„ Production of Civic Players 14.—Judge Magnotta hands teen- loaded with outstanding stars; ager unusual sentence; County.En- **om® Grange listed as top win-gineer Victor D. Camp dies; Sheriff oer in service contest; Mahrle fires turnkey.n Shellenberger named Country Club 15.—Toledo firm low bidder on President. highway bonds; first reading given 19- 600 donuts and 425 cups of to amendment to city building code; coffee served in downtown Mar-Local Eaton plant produces con- shall in connection with Fall Festi-trolled slip differential for cars yal; Fabric House moves to new and trucks; Phillip G. Waters, 22, quarters at 111 W. Michigan. Albion, 111., and Marion Watson, 20. Milk producers hold meet- 17, Charlotte, Mich., lose lives in ing. at Homer; Rotarians ask crash on Homer road. “Should Marshall Have a Swim- 16.—“Coffee Series” being inau- ming Pool?”; Jaycees map plans gurated by Oaklawn Hospitat Au-- for Halloween party. xiliary; Annual repprjta'-^'edl'^with • • -21. Pheasant killed termed light board of supervisors; Janies L. on opening day in county. ' Kilgore, Olivet Route 1, nabbed (Continued on Page S);
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