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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - October 3, 1974, Benton Harbor, Michigan FINAL EDITION PAGES 4 SECTIONS BENTON HARBOR MICH THURSDAY OCTOBER 1 1174 lie WEATHER Fair i Mi LOT a rt 4 u DOGS RATE HIGHER WITH UNCLE Nephew Contesting Million Will MOUNT CLEMENS Mich AP A of an industrialist who left 113 to his nurse and several thousands to te gardener and says he plans to con- test the will Merton W the nephew of trialist Sumner Lamkins wbo died Sunday called the will outrageous and said lie would begin a suit in Macomb County Court week to contest it A widower who was 82 when he died Lamkins left the bulk of his million estate to Lucille 96 She served as his housekeeper and con- after nursing his mother during her terminal years ago and his wife who died in I was loyal to when sbe heard of the bequest He realized that and appreciated it He a great business man who had a heart of gold Lamkins also named Mrs president of his New Haven Mich which has been a major supplier of automo- tive castings for the past 90 years The foundry employs and is the cipal industry in the northern Macomb County community Lamkin also bequeathed to his gardener Steve Sputa 62 of New Baltimore for the care of two German Shepherd dogs to the Macomb County Humane Society and to two Mount Clemens was left to his nephew who is vice president of sales at Federal Screw Works a Detroit manufacturing firm Also unrewarded in the will were two nieces Geraldine Stolzenfeld 05 a Mount Clemens widow and Jean Dent the wife of a Seattle office worker It was not known whether the nieces were involved in the legal action Mrs and her husband Lawrence live next door to the Lamkins estate in Clinton Township Both work at the New Haven foundry where she has been secretary and director for for several years Under the will drafted in 1972 by attorney Alfred Alfs of Birmingham Lamkins Mrs his deposits in nine bank accounts his holdings in government and municipal bonds commercial stocks real estate and lavish household furnishings A spokesman at the probate court said the relatives attorney will have to prove Lamkins was either mentally incompetent when he made the will or that influence was used by the beneficiaries But he will have to have a good case It's awfully hard to upset a the spokesman said The industrialist's nephew said he was shocked when he heard about the will Asked if he was disappointed he laughed and You can imagine just how Both Merlon Lamkins and Mrs viewed he industrialist's body at the same time Wednesday at the Harold W Vick Funeral Home in Mount Clemens They maintained a strained silence as they stood before the open casket MERTON LAMKINS Killing Frost Makes Debut A killing frost covered much Southwestern Michigan this morning and temperatures in UK M's were common No damage to apples or grapes is anticipated from the coW according to Berrien Ex- tension Agent Harvey Belter However Belter says that the killing frost finished any toes squash and peppers that lie on the ground District Horticultural Agent Jordan Tatter advised apple growers not to move any boxes apples that were outside last right until the fruit warms up thaws out Tatter noted a 24 degree reading at his Watervliet residence this morning Ground temperature at the Sodus experiment station was 28 degrees the low in Benton bor was 28 and New Buffalo State police report a low reading Other low readings this Morning around Southwestern Michigan 20 at the Cass road commission at 23 at 8 at the county road sion at Allegan 21 at the Van Buren county road commission at Lawrence 24 at dale 26 at Paw Paw and 28 at South Haven ZIP YOUR Adults sometimes tell youngsters to zip their Ups but Grant Grothen 6 son of Mr and Mrs Neil Grothen of rural Hastings Neb did this one all by himself Grant was playing at school when he got his jacket zipper stuck on a tooth The predicament sent him Jo the dentist's office We don't really know how it said boy's father AP Wirephoto Some Oil Companies Drop Prices Here Standard Oil announced plans today to drop its wholesale price for gasoline bv three cents a gallon Several Standard gas stations in the area said the price drop would be reflected at their pumps soon At least one of the stations has been charging 59.9 cents No other major brand name gas wholesalers had plans to drop prices in the area but many independent dealers have lowered their prices recently Owens Oil dropped prices by three cents Tuesday from 56.9 to 335 a gallon for regular Tulsa dropped prices last week from 54.9 to 53.9 at the Niles avenue St Joseph station Ask More Troopers For New Buffalo LANSING State Sen Charles 0 Zollar announced yesterday Winning Numbers ROSEVILLE Mich AP The winning regular numbers of today's drawing of Michigan lottery 922 Second chance numbers 504 767 Paymaster numbers 881 800 056 that he has asked for funding lo provide additional troopers at the New Buffalo state police post Zollar said he asked Gov William Milliken and the governor's budget bureau to set aside additional funds for three troopers for the post The action came as a result of requests from residents of the New Buffalo area Zollar said The senator said a petition signed by more than 2011 persons the New Buffalo area had been received by him ing the increase The pwl established in 1935 now his 2 troupers assigned to it Zollar said the funding would be for the fiscal year ami he said he hoped that the request would be included in the actual budget proposal received for that year But he said if the funding was not he would seek to include it during senate hearings is chairman of the senate appropriations tee which reviews the budget proposal yearly Zollar said I appreciate Un- concern of the people who registered their interest and 1 agree with them that I he post's needs are legitimate I will continue lo do everything in my power to see that the state responds to those Zollar added House Slashes Nixon Fund To WASHINGTON IAP The House has overwhelmingly ed to slash former President Richard M Nixon's expense money to but rejected an effort to cut off even his pension as repudiation for Wa- tergate Senate action is still required on the measure President Ford originally asked for The House also acted to hold Nixon's White House tapes and papers in Washington until Congress acts on proposals to make them public property Cutoff of sion was proposed by Rep Jerome R Waldie who said that would be the House's last chance to register Us dict that Nixon's service was not honorable not deserving of reward But effort was rejected 344 to 46 after Rep Howard W Robison appealed to the House to end this vengeful spirit The figure would be an portion covering the period from Nixon's resignation in August through June and the end of the current fiscal year of the annual pension to which former presidents are entitled In a compromise between nothing and the approved in committee the House chopped off another The action was on an billion supplemental appropriations that appears headed for President Ford's to because the House boosted it million above his budget The was approved 317 to 72 Hours earlier President Ford's historic appearance before a House subcommittee to answer 14 questions on his don for Nixon had been set for a week from today Chairman William Hungate of the House Judiciary subcommittee said the session will be open to live broadcast coverage Ford will be the first president to personally appear before a congressional panel for questioning since Abraham Lincoln's appearances during the Civil War The cut in Nixon's expense money to was proposed by Ren Joseph P Addabbo D- in two separate ments He said that would be enough to cover Nixon's expenses for sorting out his records and wering more than letters and would still encourage Nixon to cooperate in making his tapes and documents available to the public Addabbo said If we give him no funds we can expect no cooperation from him The Nixon money approved in committee included for and for longer-term expenses An Addabbo amendment to cut the to was approved 342 to 47 and an amendment to cut the to was approved 321 to 62 Efforts by Rep Louis Stokes to cut everything except the pension were ed An amendment by Rep ney Yates to prohibit use of federal funds to remove Nixon's tapes and papers from federal custody in Washington until Congress acts on proposals to make them public property instead of his personal property was approved by voice vote An effort by Rep James V Stanton to prohibit any money for unless he made restitution for federal money spent on his San Clemente and Key Biscayne homes was ruled out of order In the most severe tion of Nixon the House debate Rep John P Moss said Watergate constitutes the greatest betrayal of the nation by a man given its highest of- fice Moss said Nixon showed no compassion to Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders and deserves none himself He engaged in the most reprehensible kind of conduct when there was no Moss said But chairman Tom Steed D- Okla of the subcommittee that had cut the to urged the House not to be carried away by high feeling and to make no further cuts It would be a tragic loss if in the emotion of the moment we were to do something Steed said SJ Man Accused Of Delivering Pills Marijuana By STEVE SAGER Staff Writer Dean Dorgelo 20 of 822 Ship street St Joseph was arrested Wednesday after 10 pounds of DEAN DORGELO Released On Bond alleged marijuana and pills valued at were ed Berrien Metro Narcotics of- reported The arrest was made about p.m at an apartment at 1918 Lake Shore drive St Joseph alter Metro undercover officers and St Joseph police set up a purchase for the drugs Dorgelo was arraigned in Berrien Fifth District court and demanded tion on charges of delivery of marijuana and delivery of amphetamines He was released after posting bonds totaling Metro Sgt Donald Ives said city police and undercover cotics officers set up a deal to purchase three pounds of pot for a pound Immediately after the buy the arrest was made and the rest of the marijuana along with 300 hits pills of speed were confiscated Ives said the arrest was made after a month's combined investigation by narcotics of- and St Joseph Ives reported the timate on the pot and pills was what the drugs would sell for on the street Police reported an investigation continues TEN Berrien Metro Narcotics agents and St Joseph police confiscated these 10 pounds of marijuana along with quantity of pills not They valued total at Drugs were confiscated with arrest of Dean Dorgelo 20 of 822 Ship street St Joseph Staff photo INDEX To Inside Pages SECTION ONE 2 Twin Cities l Section Pages 4 5 6 Ann 6 It SECTION TWO News Roundup 10 pages SECTION THREE 21 22 SECTION FOUR Area 31 Comics TV Weather JJ Classified Ads Pages 34 jj 38 37 featuring singer Nino Mammina PM Adv Office closed until Xuv 1st Dr Adv WITH SOME CHANGES Marriage Still Woman's Dream By TERRY RYAN Associated Press Writer MEW YORK AP good marriage is still the dream of American women but they waul some changes marie according to a national Communal living living alone or living with someone without be- ing married were viewed as the must satisfying way of life by only 3 per cent of the women interviewed in'ihe American Women's Opinion Poll conducted by The Organization Hut while 96 per cent of women still sec marriage as the best way to live the poll reported that more than half now want to combine marriage children and careers Sixteen per cent of the women interviewed said wives should not vow to obey their husbands Love is still the major reason women cite for gelling and slaying married But after love the poll indicated some shifts in marital priorities Personal in marriage able to talk about feelings is more important lo women than sexual fidelity having children or financial security the reported today Three out of five women under 30 years old said one or two children was enough cording to the poll Premarital sex was viewed as un- moral by 33 per cent of the women down from iKr cent in For the first time a majority of women indicated support for the women's movement goal of strengthening the status of women in society seven cent of American women favor efforts now compared with 48 per cent in 1972 and per cent- ill the HI said Only 14 per cent of all prefer the feminist designation Ms rather than Miss or Mrs but IKT cent of single women and 33 prr cent of separated or divorced women prefer Ms the
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