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Increased salaries for teachers with a pupil-teacher ratio of 18 to 1 were advocated by Gov. G. Mennen "Soapy" Williams in an address Sunday afternoon before the mid-winter graduating class of Western Michigan college. ...
America can retain its present world leadership, he concluded, only if it adopts a broad social program. That program he asserted, must contain provisions for "greater aid for the aged, full employment, adequate housing, slum clearance, youth recreational programs, elimination of waste in the development of our natural resources, and the removal of racial discrimination."
Source : Lansing State Journal, January 31, 1950
For a more current announcement regarding teacher salaries, see January 28, 2013: Michigan School Superintendent Thinks Math and Science Teachers Should Be Paid $100,000.
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