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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1962, Benton Harbor, Michigan Michigan's Biggest Buy For Reader And For Advertiser FINAL EDITION BENTON HARBOR MICH FRIDAY DECEMBER 14 1962 32 PAGES PRICE 7 CENTS WEATHER Light snow Saturday low tonight 5 to 15 TEMPERATURES from noon to Frl 12 n 7 3 6 p ni II 9 p 12 6 m 9 a ni 12 n 28 at noon Frl low 7 at noon Thuri Shovel Into Till Santa Sure Weather To Turn Better Good Fellows started shovelin out today knowing there's a Ion way to go but confident that San ta's would snow bail to successful finish The Good Fellow total took healthy jump despite som of the worst weather In years And Santa noted The weather has been so bad can phly improve now The blast or cold and sno caused the Good Fellow new paper sale to be postponed week until Friday Dec 21 Ex change newsies vowed to be with more vigor than ever to pus the fund over the top EVEN IN ZERO Santa was delighted with th latest It shows heart are warm even in zero weather he said He noted the presence of som long-time contributors There wa from Harold Viet Auto Parts continuing the tradition of hi late father Charles a annual Good Fellow subscriber Sears Roebuck local manager Harold Geary i one of our biggest civic boosters contributed Season greetings came from th Fruit Belt Navy Mothers No 164 along with Also putting each in the Good Fellow till were Peter Pan Child Study Club and Daughters of Penelope Andro- mache Chapter No 14 DON'T FORGET Clubs haven't been able to meet in this weather but they haven't forgotten to join the rank of Good Santa praised The fund now has risen to 725.52 Here's the complete ronor rol as Club of Benton Harbor 50.00 From Me To for Walter 8.00 Benton Fire Dept No 2 5.00 Harold L and May B Scherer in memory of Harold L Scherer II 10.00 Town Country Dance Club 3.00 Christy Slough Sanitary Cleaners 10.00 Deer Forest Wishing Well 125.00 In Loving Memory ol Paul C 5.00 Eighteen 18.00 Pleasant Beauty Salon 5.01 Salon 5.00 Michigan Hotel 10.00 Roberta Scher Resnick A David Scher In ory of our brother Lewis Allan Scher on his day Nov 9th 5.00 Producers Creamery ers Association 15.00 Car Wash 20.00 Arnold G Luther 5.00 John Glassman Your Friendly Auctioneer 10.00 Benton bor Lodge No 1272 10.00 Williams 20.00 Benton Township Fireman Fund Post 1 15.00 Farmers and Merchants National Bank 100.00 Patti Bull Stetler 10.00 Harrison E Boll 10.00 John G Bull B 10.00 Jim B Ban 10.00 5.00 McDonald CUnte 15.00 Thayer Paper Co Employes of Fraternal Order of Lake View No 425 St Joseph Mkb From All the at Benton Harbor 15.00 Berrien County Package Company Duke at ret A See page 11 2 col 4 NO BLIZZARD SO AREA CAN DIG ODT NOW TO THE Deputy Richard Worra left and Van Buren Health Administrator John Fleming used snowshoes to take aid to a marooned heart patient north of Glendale yesterday They trekked through snow carrying food and medicine to Ellsworth Allen a heart patient who was down to his last two pills State police sheriff's officers and county officials ran half-dozen mercy errands on snowshoes in Van Buren county yesterday Note depth of snow by signpost um photo A EDWARD BROWN Canner Gets High Food Industry Post William Hewlett president of Consolidated Foods today announced the election of A Edward president of Benton Harbor's Fruit tenners as a group vice-president in the parent any In addition to managing an Fruit Canners and la Foods Brown a St Joseph will exercise over all of Foods division at ridge Md and the United tales Products corporation at an Jose Calif The action places him in large of all the canning ons in the Consolidated any In a similar action Roland became the other iroup vice president in the Con- line-up In addition to direct management the Union Sugar division he ill supervise the Shasta ages and the Gentry divisions 11 three units are in California UNCHANGED Hewlett said the action does ot change basic of having Individual Ives manage separate divisions jut in preparation for growth by Consolidated Foods has been deemed advisable to legate some of the es of the president's office Brown 55 left his law practice St Joseph In 1947 to assume e management of Michigan Tult canners He took over the alignment created by the death A Godfrey of on Harbor a rm On March 30 of this year Fruit Canners merged to Consolidated Th A EDWARD BROWN transaction based on stock price at the time was a million dollar trade Brown became a director In the parent concern and shortly after received the additional re- sponsibility of supervising the Columbia Foods division v Snow shovels good supply Em- pire Hardware 280 Empire Adv Snow Shovels John Sons 2400 Adv Anderson Building Materials will be closed Sat Dec IS due to the Adv Cigarettes Finger Tip Family Fun They All Had Part In Snow Crisis PAW Wide range of human reactions to being bound for a week was reflected in a sampling of the hundreds of calls that besieged the Van Buren County Highway ment office in the last several days One man pleaded to be freed from his home He had run out of cigarettes and the involuntary withdrawal pangs were real dis- tress to him A much more stoic response to the enforced isolation came from a Paw Paw family It nally asked to be aided In getting a daughter to a doctor The girl had the tip of a finger off Monday and had been without a doctor's attention for three days The parents had treated the wound as best they could and asked for help only when it appeared the need for attention was imperative DIFFERENT VIEW And contrary to the tone of most of the urgent pleas that came in over the road ment phones was the voice of one mother She was thankful every snowflake that fell she said Both parents have full time jobs and life is a constant rush of coming and going to work and to school But being bound the family which Includes two children has become With a good supply of uel and food on hand they spent snowbound days playing games singing reading and ng a variety of other things all together a family related Eight-Day Snowfall Siege Ends Light Flurries Still Expected Over Weekend BY JERRY KRIEGER N-P Farm Editor A predicted blizzard that might have capped snowbound western Michigan into almos complete immobility failed to de last night and gave the area a chance today to dig ou from an unprecedented eigh days of snow Just as Lt Gov T John sinski ordered extra state polici troopers and National men sent into the area day afternoon the devastating storm subsided The Weather Bureau forecast only occasional light snow flur- ries in sight through Sunday An official at the Grand ids Weather Bureau said a cold front that down from Canada last night turned but to be much than had been anticipated II failed to generate heavy new snow conditions in moving over Lake Michigan and the winds did not blow PUPILS SENT HOME The blizzard warning however had caused most schools in rien county to close for today Those school systems that were open yesterday sent their classes home earlier than usual as the prolonged storm promised to grow even worse Three area counties Van Cass and Allegan asked the governor's office to declare a state of emergency here to the end that outside help could be in Many hundreds of Hes had been marooned in their homes some as long as eight days Food fuel and medical plies were being exhausted in a number of these homes THURSDAY'S SNOW Six inches or new snow fell over most of Berrien county during the day Thursday and it tapered off to about three inches at Paw Paw This brought the total fall in eight days to 44 inches at Benton Harbor as measured at the twin cities airport and to 55 inches as at Paw Paw by the age public works superintendent National Guardsmen were ed in units at Sturgis Niles St Joseph Three Rivers Haven Holland Grand lapids Muskegon and Manistee in the face of the impending zard Four carloads of state police roopers were sent in to the Fifth district headquarters for gency standby ROADS CLEARING Spared from the new blow county road officials four See back page col 7 FIRST MILK IN THREE Patricia left and Susanna Sawicki happily guzzle their first taste of milk since Monday when their lated by snow Milk was lugged in by in search of pictures photo Isolated Family C TT Keeps spirits LJp Wife Still Neatness No Bread Milk For Five Days EDITOR'S James Paw Paw bureau re- porter parked his car on a main way then waded in snow to A native of and a ski ry later he ift If It er he cet the fat Michigan's tan Treloar was so aken his skis nut bad been one hotis puffed I'd By JAMES TRELOAR Paw Paw Bureau PAW PAW Stirring an concoction of boiled and cabbage Mrs rd Sawicki indulged in grim umor: We learned during the war ow to stretch things Sawicki and his wife who work Paw farm are Polish whose parents spent World War II in a German labor camp By nightfall yesterday the and their three children ad been without milk or bread ince Monday and their food applies had dwindled down to wo grapefruit a little flour and milk and not much se They were one of over 100 es shut in by the 55 inches of now that has smothered Van uren county the past seven ays But when this eporter managed to creep the and into their home Mrs Sawicki could WANT groceries Mrs Richard Sawicki mixes last batch of pancake batter concocted from flour water powdered egg and applesauce The family has lived on this for the past three days photo only give the hallowed American But my house such a OTHERS MORE TROUBLED The for all their are faring better than many other Van Buren families See back page sec 1 col S Blizzard Fizzles And Plants Humming Again The week-long snowstorm that Twin Cities residents have battled without letup suddenly nd unexpectedly called it quits ast night The storm died however In a union befitting the best of the winter selges when it toother six Inches of MOW to the more than three feet ready standing and prompted he weather bureau to predict Ible blizzard by night CLOSE EARLY The severe weather forecast made at noon caused the closing in early afternoon of some offices and businesses as office workers and clerks started for outlying homes The forecast also was responsible for early factory downs and the canceling of shifts scheduled to work last night and today Continental Can Co 60 of home today following cancellation of today's shift due to the forecast The dlx Lakeshore division canceled the Thursday afternoon and mid- night shift after sending day shift workers home early See back pane 1 col I Sat 1023 Adv Double Sweep Sat 4 p m Twin City Rcc Adv INDEX TO Inside Pages SECTION ONE Editorials Page 2 St Joseph 3 Women's Section Pages 4 5 6 Ann Landers Page 8 Obituaries Page 18 SECTION TWO Area Highlights Page 1 Sports Page 2 3 Farm News 9 Comics TV Radio U Markets Page II Classified Ada 12 to 15 W Bird Seed Sunflower cwt Shady Acres Adv Free of extra chg doll with ea purchase Unger's 106 W Main Eyeglass service Musser cians 171 E Main 2nd fir Adv Lunches up Candyland Adv Candles up Candyland Adv Hat Sale at St Joseph X
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