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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - October 29, 1968, Ironwood, Michigan Michigan Election No. 4 Would Authorize Bonding For Recreational Development By JIM NICHOLS H Associated Press Writer LANSING Proposition N. Four on next week's ballot if authorize Michigan to issue up to million of bonds for an ated program of recreational de- If all the authorized bonds were issued at at four per cent interest and with a life of 30 servicing them ing the principal and paying in- would cost taxpayers about million a or million over the 30 Backers of the proposal say it will cost even more if the bonds are not property acquisition and con- struction will have to be put off until when costs will be Gov. George Romney is ing hard for adoption of the bond program and for a second bonding Three on the Nov. 5 lot which authorizes a lion issue for water pollution Proposition Three will be discussed in another The two bonding proposed by Romney in a sage to the Legislature this put on the ballot by two-thirds bipartisan legislative The State tion requires voter approval be- fore the state may place its full faith and credit behind a bond Agnew Denies Charges in New York Times Editorial Although neither the act nor the ballot sal itself earmarks the money for specific plans sub- mitted by the State Department of Natural Resources the break the million ing down like sals include acquisition of acres of land to create new parks and expand existing addition of new park sites and more parking construction of buildings and provision of The department says 15.5 lion persons visited state parks in 1967, while another lion had to be turned It estimates that by 1980, there will be some 30 million would-be park users each It estimates that in addition to the milkon in bond will be available from rent operating funds and million more will come from the federal LOCAL FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT Most of this money would go to cities as matching grants for such things as swimming neighborhood bicycle skating nature playgrounds and facilities for the elderly and the Federal and local matching funds would bring in another a lion spending total over the life of the 10-year In- spired by the dramatic success of its Coho salmon the department hopes to public access and habitat along 90 miles of stream ing habitat small impoundment dams in fishing three new fish hatcheries and improvement of existing two Great Lakes fisheries management 64 fish ladders on 28 piers and The department hopes for million in federal for a total program of This would go for land hunting lands in Southern habitat land fringing thern Michigan deer and wetlands for game bird Another million in federal funds is FOREST RECREATION million The hopes to add 1.700 state forest 280 miles of which would open acres to miles of anc of acres p: It hopes for in federal matching The Citizens Research Council of a nonpartisan or which takes no posi tion on the proposed bond issue finds arguments on both Land and construction costs are these programs will cost more if delayed several Recreation may be but so are many er state existing state money would be better spent for school mental etc. More recreational NEW YORK can vice presidential candidate Spiro T. Agnew has denied all the charges in a New York Times editorial that accused him of and repeated con- of while serving ar Maryland's In a statement sued Monday night in Agnew said it was nate that the Times find itself in the embarrassing tion of having pulled the major blooper of the campaign knows that the Times endorsed Vice President Humphrey and is actively porting the statement fact that the Times waited until a week be- fore the election to distort the facts and make its inaccurate charges against me compounds the Meanwhile the Times ed the editorial in today's The newspaper acted after Richard M. the GOP said he would demand a of the editorial which first pared in a network television interview Sunday night said the editorial was lowest kind of gutter politics that a great newspaper could possibly en- in. It is not news that's fit In today's editorial the Times Nixon asserted that the charges in the Times were if not all of these were indeed raised prior the but that fact makes them not one with the less nor less pertinent to a judgment on Mr. Agnew's ness to be vice president of the United The Editorial Saturday said hat Agnew joined a group of in purchasing a tract of land on the probable proach of a new Chesapeake Bay bridge and sold it only after he had become governor and in response to public In his statement Agnew Times charged or inferred that because of favorable ment given friends of mine while I was in office that my worth has risen Copper Range's Income Is Up NEW YORK Copper Range a leading producer of primary copper and copper mill reported today that the nine months ended Sept. 30, consolidated sales were and net income taled Consolidated sales and net earnings for the comparable period in 1967 were and Net income per average share of common stock was 38 for the outstanding compared with for the first three quarters of 1967. James Copper Range commenting on the company's operations for the first nine months of the 1968 earnings reflect higher production and sales at White Pine resulting from the expanded facilities which are not yet fully The benefits of such volume were offset to a degree by higher the last month of the strike at White and the three-month strike at H u s s e y which ended June 7, 1968. poorer 1967 earnings re- sult from the strike at the White Pine operation that ed on Sept. 1, 1967 and ued to Jan. 25, 1968. board of directors voted to continue the policy of a terly cash dividend of 12 cents per share to be paid on Dec. 2, 1968, and declared a year-end stock dividend of three per cent to be paid on Dec. 6, 1968 to stockholders of record Oct. 31, 1968." but any profits to a children's This is a completely false Agnew said that several weeks ago he declared his net worth at He said that of that total to had been inherited from his He said that prior to his tion as governor he voluntarily disclosed his ownership in the bay bridge land and deeded his interest to an irrevocable trust with instructions that be sold and any profit turned over to a charitable He said the approach route to the new bay bridge proved and recommended by the State Roads Commission un- der a Democratic governor prior to my He said the land was sold by the trustee for the same price he had paid for it. In today's editorial the Times said that an attorney for Nixon and Agnew informed the paper Monday that the factual point under challenge by Mr. Nixon was the response to public criticism Gov. Agnew later sold his share of the contention is made that at the time he decided to sell the Mr. Agnew was not but was candidate for instead of beneficially selling his share in the he had placed his interest in the hands of a in with tions that it be Mr. Agnew was to recoup original chase were to go the editorial said it turns Mr. Agnew's share was sold at auction by the trustees the following while he was the price Mr. Agnew had paid for it. The only der was a lawyer representing Mr. Agnew's former partners in the Agnew did not profit from this nor did the rial allege that he had so the editorial other statements concerning Mr. Agnew's real estate ties and his directorship of the Chesapeake National Bank are The Saturday editorial charged that Agnew's tion with the bank clear and repeated conflicts of the Times it was under jurisdiction of state banking Agnew said the bank is a tional bank and not a state bank and comes under the tion of the federal comptroller of the He denied a charge that as county executive of Baltimore County he had ed to deposit funds in the He also denied a charge that he had said he inherited the bank stock from his though the bank did not open until a year after his father's Agnew said that what he did say was that he sold stock inherited from his father and used the money to purchase the bank The statement said that the only state funds on deposit in the bank were placed there ing the term of his that no additional funds had been deposited or accounts opened wih the bank during new's Agnew said in the statement that the editorial was written the Times was advised by my campaign manager that it's information was He Times knew of these old charges and had a complete file on me in 1966 when it endorsed me for nor of Bowling Rising I Rural NOT ALL ART is in Some is Goodyear might deceive strung along the production lines of American the items spools of polyester top where precise machines turn out part and foam top Bottom pictures leaving a pattern pleasing to the show lock rings for truck and foam eye and the These taken at safety List Safety Tips For Halloween If the state were to proclaim a pedestrian it would be the night of it was observed today by Dan F. safety director for the Wisconsin Division of Motor every community sters will become actors for an and all the sidewalks and streets in town will be their he and goblins in witches and pirates in and storybook heroes and in a colorful array of costumes will visit door-to-door in every neighborhood on their trick treat Schultz To prevent their make-believe acting from turning into street the state highway ty director your sters to watch in all directions for cars before crossing Small fry should be either by yourself or older children you can on the out for children who may not be looking out for Watch for them at intersections and also between intersections in the vicinity of wipers This must soon be checked for safe winter ed Are your brakes and windshield in good working vital safety equipment ADMIRABLE CRICHTON An is any person of unusual or pre- This is the epithet of James a Scottish intellectual means more and that means more tax dollars flowing in from out-of-state The state should fully utilize the land it has now before spending tax dollars to acquire SPECIAL WED. ANDALL BAKERY 110 Suffolk Ironwood Dial 932-3810 Fresh Baked f mm I TO IV MARKET DOUGLAS BOULEVARD BEER WINE TO TAKE OUT Center Cut Rib PORK Swift's Premium BACON Assorted COOKIES 8-oz. to 11 Hi-C Cherry 1.00 3 1-qt. cans 89c Open Every Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mass Brotherhood Dinner Set Nov. 2 Lutheran hood will sponsor a ham and roast beef dinner in the church parlors Nov. 2. The public is St. Paul's Lutheran Church Women are looking for es of overseas and Packages are being sent to overseas servicemen and there is a postal deadline for these addresses should be sent by Nov. 2 to Mary Lou or to Sylvia Mass. servicemen also will be remembered so those ing addresses are asked to send them to either of the women The annual Lutheran World Relief Clothing Drive is in gress A special appeal is being made for children's although other clothing also will be There also is a continuing need for blankets and other Donations to this drive may be brought to St. Paul's Lutheran Church no later than Nov. 5. New Freeway Stretch To Be Opened Friday LANSING Some 12 miles of representing another step toward completion of Michigan's longest will be opened in Arenac County the State Highway Com- mission has The opening will mark 85 per cent completion of the 393.6-mile I 75 PAGE 10 Ironwood Dally Oct. Sets Public Hearing DETROIT The State Civil Rights Commission has announced a public hearing Wednesday at Owosso on es of sex discrimination in a case involving the Toledo Com- mutator Co. of Registration of Voters Is Up In Michigan By The Associated Press Michigan voter registration on the edge of the upcoming presidential election has jumped by 20 per cent since the last time the nation went to the polls to pick its and the state's Democrats think the votes are delighted over the State cratic Chairman Sander Levin told the Associated About 4.03 million persons had registered to vote before the Oct. 5 a telephone survey of all the state's county clerks showed Democratic party tration drive was a major said a state senator from think the new registrations bode well for the Democratic The in- creases have been more in Democratic areas than in areas that are ally State Republican officials could not be reached for com- Michigan has been regarded as something of a puzzle to both major political Members of both parties have stressed in talks to the faithful that it could swing either way in the national election in No- With the col- lection of electoral votes at 21, the direction Michigan goes in November could be vital to the hopes of either When he was campaigning in western Michigan last GOP presidential hopeful ard Nixon are many states in which it can be said that one candidate or another is far Michigan is one of those states in which it is dead zeroed in on 16 industrial counties with hopes of getting new ex- Democratic chieftain hopes were far ed when we discovered we tually managed to register 000 new Statewide registration to the telephone have increased by since 1966, the spring preceding the last national con- gressional The rent registration figure sents a jump of over 1964, the spring ing the last time a presidential election was citing a bumper sticker campaign revolving around the give a I'm said the figures new for the cratic led by Vice dent Hubert H. Humphrey and Sen. Edmund Muskie of been gaining ground on the Republicans and I think we're going to win this Mellen Credit Union Sets Dinner Nov. 2 MELLEN Officials and committeemen of the Mellen Community Credit with their wives and will be guests at the annual dent's Dinner on Saturday at Golden Park Serving will begin at p.m. Officers of the Credit Union are Bernard ident of the board of Lawrence vice Julius L. Roy and Paul Kenneth Markee and Betty On the credit committee are Wilmot 0. J. and Jasper The ex- committee includes Victor Mercedes Landry and Keith Vote Democratic Political so why not do it would be sad to have to report on the morning following Halloween that any youngsters in Wisconsin had lost their lives because someone the child a careless or an errant failed to be Schutz make Halloween this year an occasion to remember not with but with cherished memories of fun in the he ESE Prices Good Through Nov. 2, 1968 Old Fashioned smoked for JUMBO SIZE Fresh Sliced Beef LIVER Co-op Brand BACON pkg. 65c Armour's Star Large By the TOMATO JUICE 1 qt. 14-oz. cans CO-OP MARGARINE 7n 99c SALAD DRESSING 39c CO-OP FROZEN ORANGE JUICE WAKEFIELD CO-OP SUPER MARKET East U. S. The store that returns portions of its earnings back to you Michigan Phone 224-9491
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