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Daily Globe (Newspaper) - September 18, 1981, Ironwood, Michigan Packers acquire but now must corral receiver Jefferson Paged Will dinner be served in Pines district Page 2 Inside Builders Page 5 Editorials 4 Family Living 6 Lottery Number 2 Obituaries 3 Sports 8 9 Stocks 3 IRONWOOD DAILY GLOBE YEAR NUMBER 254 IRONWOOD MICHIGAN FRIDAY SEPTEMBER TWENTY PAGES TWO SECTIONS SINGLE COPY 25 CENTS healed country By JAMES GERSTENZANG Associated Press Writer GRAND RAPIDS Mich AP In a speech prepared for the museum ceremony President Reagan saluted former President Gerald Ford who defeated Reagan for the 1976 Republican presidential nomination and almost became his running mate at'last summer's Republican National Convention as a good president who led us well a good man who sought to serve others Hailing Ford's economic policies Reagan said that when he left office the economy was again moving in the right direction with inflation shrunk to a yearly rate of 4.8 percent Gerald Ford healed America because he so thoroughly understood Reagan said His was and is an unquestioning belief in the soundness of our way of governing and in the of our peopled Gerald Ford healed America because he understood the ad- venture of her way of governing her people and the a nation Reagan in Grand Rapids for the dedication of the Gerald K Ford Presidential Museum met separately with Mexican President Jose Lopez Portillo and Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau on Thursday and invited them to breakfast this morning President Reagan calling his informal summit just is narrowing differences with Mexico over strife in El Salvador but facing slow progress on easing tensions with Canada over energy and pollution aides say U.S officials emphasized the progress made during Reagan's approximately meeting wi th Lopez Por tillo The session with Trudeau was tougher what the official called very some would say problems Our interest is in making he said It just doesn't come as rapidly as some would like Page 2 Casein limits are defeated in Senate WASHINGTON another blow to the dairy farmer the Senate rejected Thursday a plea from the dairy industry to curtail the amount of casein foreign countries import to the United Stales Casein is used as a base for cheap imitations of cheeses and other dairy items Dairy farmers say it is less nutritious is a burden in their market and is taking over fields which could be served by dried milk proposal to cut the import quota was sponsored by Sens Larry Pressler and Robert Hasten Jr H would have limited casein imports to about 69.5 million pounds in coming years about half the average annual amount imported over the past five years It was killed as the Senate continued debate on a dollar four-year farm in which dairy price supports have also received a sharp setback at the urging of Reagan Republicans and Southern Democrats While culling down milk and peanut support programs senators decided to maintain a loan support program for the sugar industry They also voted against a plan to dismantle a tobacco support program Kaslen and Sen William Proxmire were among 42 voting to dismantle the plan Hasten has said he can go along with the Reagan administration's wish to reduce support of dairy farms as long as the administration does likewise to other forms of agriculture Agriculture S John Block in a read at a cheese conference in Madison said the administration wants to wean farmers from federal subsidies I am in full support of a dairy Block said but I do not agree with the leveL Farmers have requested supports of at least 75 percent of spokesmen say they fear Reagan Republicans will cut it lo 50 percent by 1984 Block whose statement was read after he cancelled his speech the Madison con- ference who work in agriculture want prosperity but nol at the During Senate debate Pressler argued lhat casein imports about 152.2 million pounds in 1980 are displacing the domestic market for nonfat dry milk which can be sub- for casein in many cases Casein for which New Zealand is the largest exporter is used in dietary foods drugs glue and paints It also can be used in dairy substitutes Farm spokesmen say foreign dairy interests import as much milk and cheese to the United Stales as they are allowed under food quotas then convert surplus to casein and continue their imports under the casein industrial Pressler and Kasten used government studies to back up the request for the quota reduction Firing up Learning to fire with flint and sleel was one of several al scouting night Thursday at Luther L Wright High School Other activities were knot tying backpacking and first aid Twenty four boys along with parents attended the Join night Daily Globe Photo Mikulich calls housing meeting LESCELIUS Editor Following defeat of a zoning needed for a housing development City Manager Rudolph Mikulich asked a slate agency lo place a financing plication for the project on hold and called a special meeting of the Ironwood City Commission housing commission and planning com- mission to determine the future of in city The meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m in the com- mission chambers at the Ironwood Memorial Building A mobile home the sale of surplus property may also be discussed Mikulich said he is not seeking another vole on the Copper Grove Estates project hul instead is looking for a concensus of opinion on what direction the city should take in pursuing future housing ment Mikulich all groups concern themselves with housing matters and each group had ferent opinions on the low and moderate income housing project According lo Mikulich the planning commission unanimously endorsed The cily commission split on Uie issue at a meeting Sept 14 and the housing commission opposed project on a vole al a Sept 10 meeting The main point of contention seems to be the consolidation of units although questions regarding he need of such housing have also been raised Housing commissioners cited factor in vole against the project saying it the would nol be in the besl interests of prospective tenants or the cily of Ironwood Cily commissioner William Kleinbrook who is also on the housing commission mentioned scattered site concept when he voted against the zoning resolution at the city commission meeting At that meeting Kleinbrook said he liked the sile idea Possibly if this project was laid out on six different sites throughout the cily il would be a beller he said Weather Temperatures More Weather on Page 10 For today in high 55 low 38 Previous 24 hour high 52 low 35 Year high 52 low 32 Rain during the 24 02 inches Precipitation lo 31.87 inches Season's 20.57 inches Rain year 21.84 in- ches 30.22 inches FAIR 1 WARMER Forecast mostly cloudy wilh sea tiered showers mainly in the east Lows in low lo mid 40s Saturday decreasing cloudiness in the west but mostly cloudy with scattered showers in the east Highs in the mid to upper 50s A multitude gathers to laud Ford at museum dedication Attend dinner attending a dinner marking dedication of the Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum al Grand Rapids pose for cameramen Pictured from left Seated President Reagan and former President Ford stand dent George Bush Canadian Premier Pierre Trudeau and former French President Vallery rd d1 Eslang AP u By BRIAN TUCKER Associated Press Writer GRAND RAPIDS Mich AP Gerald Ford's old friends and past rivals were in his former hometown today united in tribute to the former chief the dedication of the Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum As many as people were to line banks of the Grand River to hear President Reagan and other world leaders speak at the ceremony lo open the gleaming million structure Today's were lo begin wilh a parade through downtown Grand Rapids Former First Lady Betty Ford Ford and Reagan fought a race for 1976 presidential nomination which Ford won In 1980 Ford was the strong party supporter campaigning for Reagan against the man who beat Ford in the 1976 tion Jimmy Carter Today Ford and Reagan were to tour the presidential museum before the formal dedication began at 11 On Thursday night about guests watched the taping of a Bob Hope television show that centers around the opening of the museum Jerry Ford was In Congress a long lime The only way to get rid of him was to make him Hope quipped to Hope managed verbal barbs at all the dignitaries joking that President Reagan gave up ching a rerun of his movie Knule lo Bui the comedian concentrated on Ford his golfing friend He became very Hope said The first lime band played Hail lo the he turned around to see who was coming Earlier at a dinner the dignitaries and Grand Rapids residents filled an enormous tent pitched inside the city's new convention center Al each place setting was a gold-plated coin bearing Ford's likeness and the presidential seal Among the at the head lable were Ford and Mrs Ford Reagan First Lady Nancy Reagan Vice President George Bush Mexican President Jose Portillo Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau Japanese Foreign Minister Sunao Sonoda and Former French House Speaker Thomas Tip O'Neill was sealed at a nearby table as was former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger Also expected for the museum opening were Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker U.S Sen Edward Kennedy Gov William Milliken and Michigan's iwo Donald Carl Levin Speaking an interpreter Sonoda told the audience Ford was an American of and honesly I have losay thai for all the friends of Ford lo gather in one place even the University of Michigan stadium would not be said the whose government contributed million gift toward the the museum The university where Ford played center on the ball learn paid tribute lo its famous alumnus early in television show when 75 high-stepping members of the marching band thundered on to the stage Dand member Jim 19 of Ann Arbor was only a little nervous as he wailed off-stage Playing in the stadium you sort of to but he said Al an adjoining auditorium where more lhan people watched the taping on a simultaneous telecast crowd broke roar when band hit the stage I loved it and I don't usually even like Bob said Norma Brink 52 an elementary school principal I've lived here all my life and I've never been so proud of Grand Rapids I can't wait for all my snobbish friends in California
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