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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1959, Benton Harbor, Michigan PAGE TEN THE BENTON HARBOR MICH SATURDAY JUNE 1959 School Construction To Be Voted City Election Is Monday Continued From Page One Issue is for more elementary classrooms Obituaries renovating for junior high for senior high including new library for Community College classroom building And here Is how the In annual extra operating nue would be L Expanding school services 2 pay increase 3 Other operating costs The expansion of school services includes two visiting teachers for elementary grades a nurse each for junior and senior highs two counselors for senior high and one counselor for junior high teacher for junior high and one additional librarian for senior high THE TEACHERS PAY increase proposes a schedule under which starting teachers with AB degrees would get scaling upward to a maximum of for 14 years experience A teacher with a master's degree would start at and reach a top of in 14 years For the following year the AB teacher range would be boosted to in 13 years and the Master's degree teacher to Federighi Set Requiem high mass for Mrs J seph Federighi 68 will I Monday at 10 ajn at S John's Catholic church The Re William G assistant pasto will be the celebrant Burial will follow In cemetery Mrs Federighi of 872 ave nue was pronounced dead on arriva at Mercy hospital at Frl day The rosary will be recited Sunda at 8 p.m at the Reiser mortuary where friends may call Services Held Private services for clarenc Knuth 52 of 429 Greenwood who died earlier tills week wer held Friday at the funeral home St Joseph with tli Rev E A Irion Zion and Reformed church pastor Sf Joseph officiating Mrs Johnson was the organist Pallbearers all cousins wer Arthur and Harry Knuth and Herman Edward and Herbert Tollas Burial was in Riverview cemetery St Joseph Area Deaths An additional step for the year put these ranges and Benton Harbor voters just two propositions find the financial side of the ballot One on will on which only vote covers property owners the issuance of the bond issue The other com- bines the building and extra ing millages into a single tion and can be voted on by all electors Voters will not be able to vote for one program that is the building improvements or the operating measures and against the other since the millage increases are ed together in a single proposition However a majority vote against the bonding proposition could kill the building program And if the millage increase proposition passed at the same time only the extra millage designated for operating costs would then be collected Racer Hits Bleachers 22 Injured Continued From Page One bunch ot people standing in front of me and missed me about four feet Mrs Lee W Anderson of near St Joseph We were about four or five rows from the bottom A car came hurtling over the fence and wiped the three rows in front of us clean The car came to a stop on the bleacher to the south A man and two children were pinned under- neath SCREAMS INJURED added to the panic Frantic ents sought their children many of whom were sitting oh the bottom rows of the bleachers One man was heard asking over and over Have you seen my He's 11 years old wearing a red shirt and blue pants Ambulances shuttled the injured to hospitals The track is about half a mile outside the city along and police had to struggle to keep the road open as motorists swarmed to the scene Extra doctors Mrs Earl Strong EAU CLAIRE June Ear W Ina Pearl Strong 68 of Pucker street road Eau Claire died Friday at a m in pital where she had been a patient since May 25 following a coronary heart attack Mrs Strong was born June 1 1891 in township one of four salary children of the late Charles Kelsey would and Mary E Raymond Kelsey and at had been a lifelong resident of this community She was a graduate of the Eau Claire high school and until her marriage in April 1911 she was employed by the County Journal For a number of years Mrs Strong had oared for her semi- invalid husband a retired township farmer and Gramma her mother Surviving besides her husband and mother are two sons of Eau Claire and Wesley of an four grandchildren and a sister Mrs Gary Lucille Butler of Lake Michigan Beach Two sons preceded her In death They were Ray in 1941 and PFC Robert in 1945 while serving with the U S Marine corp at Okinawa Mrs Strong was a member of the Eau Community tional church and an active member of the Women's group of the church Doth the Ladles auxiliary unit of he Eau Claire American Legion Post 353 and the World War II Mothers club of Berrien Center the Franklin Community Ladles Aid Society and the Farm Bureau She was also a day school teacher for a number of years Funeral services will be held day at 2 p m from the Eau Claire Community Congregational church with the pastor the Rev Lloyd A Zoschke officiating Burial will be In the family lot in Franklin tery Berrien township Friends may call at the Bowerman funeral home until noon Monday when the body will be taken to the church and nurses were called in to help at Sisters hospital and Missouri Methodist hospital The track owner Ardale bers was out of town His wife said the track carried insurance only on race drivers none on spectators The black drum a fish of ern waters has the means to crush email stones and shells in its mouth Miss Edna Balch SOUTH HAVEN June 6 Miss Edna Balch 81 of route 5 South Haven died early Friday morning in the South Haven hospital She was born Sept 23 1877 In Port Austin Mich and had been a resident of the South Haven area for 18 years She came here from Chicago where she was employed with the U S Postoffice ment Surviving her is a nephew liam Casper of Chicago Funeral services will be held day at 10 a m from the Calvin neral home with the first reader of the First Church of Christ of- Burial will be in Lake View tery South Haven Triplets Die CHEBOYGAN June 6 Premature triplets died at boygan Community Hospital 12 hours after they were born to Mrs Howard Viau of Mackinaw City WARTIME MYSTERY A silent memento of the World War II air war the wreckage of a U S Liberator bomber lies in the sands of a rarely visited Libyan desert area where exploring geologists found it recently Air Force experts in special desert vehicles are enroute to the spot about 380 miles south of Bengasi to inspect the plane which they say apparently made an unmanned landing 16 years ago They believe the crew bailed out after a 1943 bombing raid on Naples and that the craft coasted to a landing when it ran out of fuel AP Wirephoto Safe Dog Dies Continued From Page One on her story Mrs Powell Id officers It wasn't the true story to Dunham Powell was quoted as ing police she got Into an ment with her husband and Crabbed the shotgun out of the closet and threatened to shoot him The gun discharged into the floor when her at- tempted to wrestle It away from her Mrs Powell told police Sgt Dunham said Powell con- his wife's story and took the fleers to the apartment where ey found the gun hidden under e mattress of the bed foung Man Hurt n Collision Policeman's Brother Victim A teenage Benton Harbor girl and e brother of a Benton Harbor sergeant were hurt early ay when car ripped into the ar of a parked car on about mile south of Stevensville James Walker Weatherly 31 ute 1 Springs and a in his car taron Schroek 100 McDonald urt Benton ad- to Memorial hospital in St seph for observation OES OFF Sheriff's Deputy Fred Baker said eatherly was travelling north on S -12 at 5 a m today when his r went off the highway and struck e rear of a car parked eight feet the road Floyd Byrd 38 of Keeler and his fe were asleep In the parked car len Weatherly's parked car into the left fender Baker said ley were rudely awakened but un- rt according to the deputy Weatherly brother of Sgt Jack eatherly brought his car to a halt of a mile beyond the car Baker said The youth d Deputy Baker he didn't know what happened but he ought he went at the heel Weatherly's car went off the ad 159 feet before striking Byrd's car according to Baker ILL ISSUE SUMMONS Weatherly was taken to Memorial spital with possible chest injuries ss Schroek received possible back Deputy Baker said Baker said he will Issue Weatherly summons charging him with s driving Continued From Page One farm laborer John's song entitled Russia started out as a poem by his parents and his teacher Miss Phyllis Schaus John sent his poem to a radio station In Cincinnati The radio people must have thought it was pretty good because sent it on to the Music City at Nashville said John John's poem was put to music by Gene Brooks The song is now on its way to a publisher at John said he couldn't reveal the words of his song until it is righted But he did say it was a story of Russia and her sputniks It was my teacher who really got me started writing short stories ind then the said John She said she would give me a grade for them My father started ng them and thought they were goon John said his short stories were written about actual events In American history He uses names His longest short story words is entitled Adventures With he It is the story of the survival of a family following cyclone that swept through sas John's father his stories He plans to send them to a New York literary agent John was born In Kelser Ark After working In this area during She fruit harvest for three seasons he Hardys moved to their ville home last August M HS Janet K a senior secondary education student at Western Michigan university has been initiated Into pa Delta Pi honorary professional fraternity at WMU Mrs is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Elmer H Zilke of Baroda She was graduated from Bridgman school and at WMU is active n campus activities Since her marriage last June she and her husband have resided at 1111 Pine street St Joseph About one out of seven people In e United States engage In fishing a sport They spend nearly one lion dollars a year on this pastime Boost South Haven School Plan This float with the theme We're typifies the support South Haven students gave their district's construction bond proposals that will be voted on Monday They rallied Friday night in a torchlight parade that started at Ratcliffe field wound through town some two miles to the Lincoln school grounds Floats costumes and posters dramatized the pending school bond vote Polls will be open Monday 7 a jr to 8 p m at the Central school boys gym Two bonding propositions are at One is a proposed issue to build a new high school and retire the old Lincoln school debt and the other is a issue to build a swimming pool Xerr AROUND TOWN Adams to old superstitions Miss Adams finds that Christian doctrine has strong competition from witch tors and there Is still a lot of an- worship The people of Swaziland make their living by raising corn and cattle Some go to other areas to work hi gold and diamond mines The missionary says that leprosy doesn't seem to be as big of a lem as before as modern drugs are bringing about more cures KNIGHT Robert Guy VJ and Deputy Grand Knight ert Tibbits will attend the Knights of Columbus annual state con- vention at Island June 13 as delegates from the Benton Harbor Council 1170 Other Benton Harbor Knights who will attend the convention are State District Deputy Ed O'Brien and State Program Chairman son Honored guests will be His Ex- the Most Rev Joseph H Albers Bishop of the Lansing cese Luke E Hart of New Haven Conn Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus and Gov G Mennen Williams A total of 302 delegates Michigan's 161 local council units will participate in the business and social sessions headquartered in the Grand Hotel Receive Degree Larry Dutenhaver 2306 Langley avenue Is a ber of the graduating class at North Central college N a p e ville 111 and will receive a lor of arts tomorrow with a major in English During his col- lege career he nas been active in many campus affairs He w a s a student body president this year Dutenhaver Vandalize Steal Cars Guy Daniel Route 1 Coloma complained to Benton Harbor police lis 1952 maroon Dodge last night from larking lot The keys were left In lie ignition according to the owner Vernon Earr Route 2 reported all four hubcaps were tolen from his car last night while t was parked in the same parking ot A radio antenna was reported snapped off a car owned by Amy Help 2290 avenue lay night while it was parked In he 600 block of Niles avenue Book Drivers In Paw Paw SHARON State Baton Twirling Champ HARTLINE daughter of Mr and Mrs Fred Hartline 2619 Botham court St Joseph is preparing herself for the United States Twirling Association contest set for August in Troy Ohio She recently won the Michigan division in the state baton contest held in Grand ids The juvenile division Is held for baton aged 9 to 11 years Sharon is a member of the ettes St Joseph's own girls twirling association She has been a baton twirler ever since she was seven years old Her teacher was Miss Judy Rose THE E A of 223 ern avenue and Earl Lowe of Coloma have had their niece Miss Eva Adams a missionary to South Africa and her mother Mrs Ethel Adams as guests this week H is the first time in 20 years Miss Adams has visited tile twin cities area She has been serving in Swaziland South Africa for the past 12 years sent there by a church in Dundee 111 Miss Adams and another ary run a dav school for some 100 Swaziland children T h e started the school with around Swaziland is a British protectorate The missionary reports there is no open rebellion June 6 Thomas against the British but there is 29 201 Cedar street undercurrent ot criticism guilty before among the younger generation I Justice Harold Amersdorfer Friday people ot that area still to a charge of contributing to the PAW PAW June Hartford man Paul Buchanan was edged in the Van Buren county jail Friday night following his arrest by sheriff's deputies on a charge of reckless driving Early this morning Paw Paw lage police booked William ens 22 of Kalamazoo in the Van Buren Jail on a charge of driving while under the influence of cants Drunk charges have been lodged against Marvin Wilson 35 of Big Stone Gap Va and Richard Fields 48 Benton Harbor both booked Friday afternoon Hartford village police lodged a man Lois Montgomery Friday night on a charge of driving without an license Fined On Lesser Charge Mystery Of Bomber Deepening Trace Kin Of Missing Crew Continued From Page One they'd be found alive Or tha they had been taken prisoner an just Injured But 12 month ater the Army told us they wer Wed as dead OTHERS ABOARD THE PLANE with next ol kin aa listed by Pentagon 1st LI J pilot wife Amelia J Hatton avenue Whitestone Queens N Y His sister Mrs Elizabeth Henry said Hatton's widow Is now Mrs Amelia Brodrick of Broadview II She had contacted relatives of othe crewmen at the time but could learn nothing further 2nd Lt John S Woravka brother Alex C Woravka 10918 Revere ave nue Cleveland Ohio The said the lieutenant had been report ed missing in action April 4 1943 Staff Sgt Guy E Shelley father Guy Shelley Route 1 NeW Cumber and Pa Mrs Leslie Reeser aunt said in York Haven Pa hat the father got the same ation The father now lives in Fla Staff Sgt Samuel R Adams wife Mae 315 James street Eureka 111 Mrs M A Adams mother of Sgt Adams said the ame the same as with the others The son's widow since has ied 2nd Lt D P Hays mother Mrs sla Hays Route 1 Lee's Summit Mo In Independence Mo a sister ATS George Barrett said the mother led last year When I read a plane iad been said Mrs Barrett I just knew it would turn out to e the brother was on L Moore father Rufort Moore of New Boston Ohio ather now living in Portsmouth Ohio told of the 1946 letter from IB War department The name of rewman had been given out by as Vernon L Ford THE MYSTERY of the big plane ound in the Sahara has so far as deep and baffling as any in the annals of the seas The bomber lies there on the sand reserved almost perfectly in the ot arid desert air Although its was snapped in two at the ail the plane appears undamaged Its radio still is in ng order There Is hot a trace of the crewmen who flew off on that mission In 1943 No clothing no written records Water bottles presumably tightly were found still filled in the abin of the plane Had the crew in desert and tarted to work out to civilization they would have taken all vailable water with them If they ad been killed in the landing which aused so little damage to the plane heir remains would be there Did the crew all bail out here else as the Pentagon thinks Then how did the plane y on for hundreds of miles to let own in a soft landing in the nd why apparently did none of the rew L MOORE Portsmouth hlo father qf one of the crewmen aid he received a letter in 1946 rom the War Department saying he plane was returning from the mission when it lost radio with Its base and was pre- umed down in the Mediterranean the crew bail out over the sea or some reason while the plane flew n safely to the The Pentagon identified the plane rom its serial numbers It released riday night the names of the ien and their next of kin In spite of the passage of time elatives of all nine crewmen were cached Friday night They said hey had been notified by the War in 1943 that their loved nes were missing in action A year ter they were told they had been Bled For 16 years the plane rested there and was seen by no one some desert nomad came across it he told no authority It was found a short time ago by a team of exploring gists The U S Air Force sent a plane rew to see the wreck and raph it from the air And it is ending experts overland to examine more closely Auxiliary f Bridgman Sleets Officers BRIDGMAN June Robert tt was elected president of the merican Legion auxiliary of Post o 331 recently First vice president is Mrs Fred hapman second vice president ilrs Albert Secretary Mrs ack Mabry treasurer Mrs chaplain Mrs Charles Gast Mrs Peter Lind and Mrs Joseph Lozeau Mrs Myers reported on the poppy ale and Mrs Donald Reck report d on the last district meeting A sh fry is planned June 12 at the region hall from to 8 p.m A sale will be held June 0 The next fourth district meeting 111 be Sunday at Colon An in- dinner is planned June 15 7 p.m and was voted to the billet at Otter Lake and the Red Cross A birthday gift as sent Peter Ehlert of a minor The charge was reduced from rape after discovered the teenage rl Rice had allegedly molested was years old The girl was turned over to unity authorities Rice was to pay and Will Test Run On Speedway At Hartford HARTFORD June car drivers are hoping to ge on the new Hartford Speedway track for test runs next week befor competing in the opening race Saturday night The season opener originally scheduled for tonight had to be postponed because of delays In obtaining service box for the elec system at the field located in the old Hartford grounds Kenneth Judd of Lawrence one of the promoters said the equip ment was scheduled to come in day from Cleveland but failed to arrive He said considerable testing and last minute work remains be- fore all equipment is In working order Big Week To Open For BH High Seniors Baccalaureate Rites Tomorrow Evening Baccalaureate services tomorrow night will start out a round of to close out the secondary educational careers for 380 Benton Harbor high school seniors Monday Is designated as class night Commencement will be helc Wednesday All of the programs wil start at 8 services will be held In the high school gymnasium class night in the auditorium and com- at Filstrup Field Principal Donald said his year's class is the largest in history Last year 364 seniors were graduated There are now 506 pupils ii the junior class 580 fn the more class and 281 in the man class The Rev Ellis Marshburn pastor of the First Presbyterian church will deliver the baccalaureate mon entitled Quo WILL PARTICIPATE The call to worship and iori will be by the Rev Franklin pastor of the Benton Heights of God and the Rev lam Hoover pastor of the Baptist church will give the responsive reading The high school choir will present The Lord's Salvation Is Created by and mighty God of Our by James Miss Virginia Archer is di- rector A scheduled hymn is A Mighty Fortress Is Our God Violinist Carol Brown and Marilyn Kesler will play Ave Maria as a duet Processional and recessional music will be played by the high school orchestra directed by Forest Etling le will also direct for Monday's class night Three solos and a senior string will be interspersed with of awards arid hips at the Monday event MUSICAL NUMBERS Sandra f will play Toccata m the piano Jeanne Wildeman will ing Love Is Where You Find It And saxophonist Eunice Hoover will play Indian Love Call The senior string ensemble In- ludes Carol Donna Halt Fames Haring Gordon Miller Mari- yn Kesler Marlene Murphy and ultus Butler Presenting awards to the Class of 59 will William Rohring s Keys Harry Achievement award Kenneth aster Exchange club scholarship Clayton Wallace American Legion awards and Mrs Harry Bemdt Legion awards E C Fiebich Howard E Anthony scholarships Dr Chester Zwissler Elks mathematics awards rid Charles A Semler the Charles Semler scholarship award John Bridgham will announce ther scholarships and awards OUR HUNTED Sports Car Vandalized PAW PAW June 6 Paw Paw tate police are looking for four oung suspects who were seen ng up and down on the hood and oof of a small sports car Friday night at Sister Lakes The owner of the car Mrs red Vanorman of route 1 said she had parked the ar outside a Sister Lakes dance lall where site works and returned o find the hood and roof crumpled in and the aerial snapped off Police said they have located a couple who witnessed the in- Went and might be able to identify he suspects it's Another Take Break In NILES June ng burglar struck for the seventh nd eighth time Friday night and morning In two months an un- person or persons has broken nto eight business establishments n Niles To date nothing has been missing Sometime Friday Bernie's Sunoco 21 Main street was burglarized Uter taking inventory the owner Allen could not find hing missing police said Legislature Scraps 450 State Bills Agenda Geared Of LANSING June 8 AP The Legislature's focus will be narrowed when it returns next Monday with about 450 bills consigned to the ash can before adjournment for the weekend The big sweep out came Friday with passage of a first deadline in the traditional timetable ing up to adjournment possibly Lawmakers set the date in joint rules adopted last week All except tax and appropriation bills not reported from committee in the house of introduction were cut down Lost were nearly one- half of all bills submitted at the present session FINAL PITCH FAILS the casualties were un- expected including most of the bills for which Gov Williams made an hour plea on Wednesday The House state affairs committee stifled three bills to strengthen Michigan's civil rights ure to report them And for the ilth time in the 11 years of the governor's dented tenure the seal of quality wound up in a The House labor committee smothered the mine safety an- other to fix a state minimum wage of an hour and others to alize workmen's compensation fits Other casualties Included bills to require annual fire inspections at schools and to set up special commissions problems of the aging an on atomic energy and to study economic effects of tion OTHER CASUALTIES Also lost were bills to Provide for milk price regulation under a milk marketing act Repeal the 1953 law setting up the Michigan Turnpike Authority Require annual safety inspection of automobiles Overhaul the state's Industrial safety code Kill the economic development de- Require many retail ments to close their doors Sunday Investigate Burglary At Junior High v Harbor detectives thlt morning were investigating a ary at the junior high school ng the night Janitor John Ramaker was quoted as telling Patrolman Lindsay Rutter he found the principal's and two other offices ransacked Missing was an undetermined amount of stamps and lost and found money ng to Rutter Patrolman Rutter said the burglar into the woodworking and metal shops and toop a chisel and a hand drill Holes were drilled around the principal's door ng to Rutter Will Graduate At Kalamazoo MISS BARBARA SIMONS Miss Barbara L Simons of Mr and Mrs R A Simons 2207 Mt Curve St Joseph will re- a bachelor of arts degree from Kalamazoo college at ment exercises in the campus quad- tomorrow Miss Simons who majored in has been a member of the Jrama club and was narrator for Jay fete pageant She served as secretary for Kappa Pi Lad Drowns OTSEGO June 6 body if James W Brabon of Otsego was recovered Friday night rom the Kalamazoo River near a waterworks dam below Otsego Ice said the boy son of Mr and Mrs Burnath Brabon apparently rowned earlier in the day while along the PRIVATE PARKING AT YOUR CONVENIENCE 212 IENTON
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