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   Herald Press, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1954, Saint Joseph, Michigan                               Phones ?JEWS ROOM YU 3-25SI BUSINESS OFFICE YU J-as THE HERALD-PRESS "REACHES THE HOMES IN BERRIEN COUNTY" TWELVE PAGES FINAL EDITION Full Leased Wire Report of Associated Press ST. JOSEPH, MICH., MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1954. Consolidated Sept. 9, 1916 Member of Circulation Weathef fair and mild tonight. Tiesday. High in the past 24 hoars was 44 at noon Sunday. Low was 33 at mid- night Sunday. PRICE FIVE CENTS STRIKE HAY TIE NILES RAIL YARDS Regional Basketball Drawings Listed o o Fresh Conflict Brewing Between Egypt Leaders; Call Emergency Council CAIRO, Egypt. March 8   Leaders of Egypt's military regime met in emergency session in army headquarters today amid reports a fresh conflict was brewing between President Maj Gen. Mohammed Naguib and his fellow officers on the ruling revolutionary council At the same time, civilian cabinet ministers were reported conferring in the parliament building. i "Naguib wants too de- Sears Roebuck and Company assumed the firm would not have'clared one member of the council, have completed the purchase of I bought the property if it did not who declined use of his name .seven acres of West Main st. pro- intend to build i The council and cabinet were perty in Benton Harbor that it isj sears officials said at the time1 scheduled to hold a joint confer- considering as the sue for a Sears the Opllons were bought they would ence tonight to thresh out powers retail merchandising center 'make surveys to determine if the to be exercised by the council, Na- Atty Robert P. Small, represent- 1 Slte were sultable. Announcement Sears Purchases Big Site For New Shopping Center and the 250-member constitu- Ing the big chain retail outlet, to- day confirmed that options obtain- ed last September on four pieces of land have been exercised t Location of Property Deal -Property is on the south side of The total price paid Has believed Maln sl _ near the st Joseph river. in the neighborhood of al-, it ls vacant, except for one small though Atty. Small declined to dis- old building, it includes 225 feet that purchase ha-s been completed i ent assembly to be elected m July, was taken to mean the surveys proved the site satisfactory of frontage on Main st, due east of cuss details of the deal There was no information Clties Motor Coach lines' able here today when Sears plans new building The remainder to start construction on the new spreads east behind several Main st. shopping center that will replace I business places to the new Erie st. its present store on West Mam in, and south across Wall st mto a downtown Benton Harbor i marshy, undeveloped area In fact, there was no official word The site lies south and west Of that Sears has definitely made up LEGISLATURE these familiar buildings on the south side of West City Locker plan and Twin City News Agency. Owners of the four pieces of pro- perty involved are. City of Benton ANDERSON MAY SUCCEEDJYES Navy Secretary High In Speculation For No. 2 Defense Post Bv ELTOX C. FAY WASHINGTON, March 8 The name of Secretary of the Navy Robert Anderson rode high today in Harbor; heirs of the late C. W speculation on the administration's fDoc> Beistle. Chevrolet dealer un-lchoice of a successor f0r Roger B OPENING FOES ARE NAMED FOR BERRJEN FIVES Berrien Springs, Buchanan, Stevensville, Galien Start Wednesday Pairings for the regional basket- ball tournaments this week were announced today. Class D Stevensville drew Gobies as its first opponent in the class D re- gionals. They will play at 8 p. m. Wednesday in Berrien Springs. Galien, which upset Baroda high school m Friday night's district fi- nals, will play Benton Harbor St. John's at Berrien Springs on Thurs- day night. Class C In the class C regionals at Vicks- burg, Berrien Springs will meet Wayland at Wednesday night, with Kalamazoo St. Augustine play- ing Nashville at 9 p. m. Thursday night at Vicksburg, Wa- tervhet plays Jonesville at and Decatur meets Homer at 9 o'clock In Class C semi-final games Fri- day, the Berrien Spnngs-Wayland winner opposes the Homer-Decatur victor, and the St. Augustine-Nash- ville winner will play the Water- vliet-Jonesville winner. Major Decisions Not Made; Appropriation Bills Not On Floor Yet Coach Lirnpa: Benton Harbor's piece two and one-half acres; property involves two pieces totalling three and one-half acres; the Bets-1 LANSING, March 8 igan's legislature starts the last month of its 3954 session tonight, with most of the major decisions to be made. Such issues as legalized bingo, the 1954-55 budget, unemployment com- pensation and controls over lobby- ists still remain unsettled. The senate returns from a week- end recess at 7 p. m. to plunee intoi a docket of some 40 bills. The house reconvenes at 8 p m. with aj calendar of 70 measures facing it j There are no appropriation bills on the floor of either chamber yet. job. j is about The White house and Pentagon] announced over the week-end Kyes the deputy secretaryship tie property is about one and one- where he has served with Secretary half acre; while Lovell's is a tn-'of Defense Wilson since the outset angular plot, much smaller than the of tne Eisenhower administration. Kves. interviewed at his home! Class B In the class B regional Kala- mazoo college. Buchanan drew East Giand Rapids for Wednesday night Other class 3 games at Kalama- zoo are: Holland Christian vs. Port- age, Tuesday night; Fremont vs. Holland winner, Thursday, Plamwell vs. Buchanan- East Grand Rapids winner, Friday others. PLAN BID TO EASETAXCUT near Detroit emphasized that his Class A The Class A regional tournament resignation "has absolutely nothing i starts tomorrow at Western Michi- to do" with the recent clash between gan college in Kalamazoo with Secretary of the Army Robert T. Benton Harbor high meeting Grand Stevens and Sen. McCarthy (R-i Rapids Union at 7 o'clock. Wisi. Pentagon sources indicated the decision on a new deputy secretary already was made and that an- PASSENGER AND FREIGHT TIEUP SET THURSDAY ,000 Michigan Central Workers Vote To Walk Out ZOO OFFERS LION CUBS AS to dispose of these three lion cubs, the Michigan City, Ind., zoo has offered to give a cub, worth S350, free with each purchase of two white or blue peacocks at S35 each. The mother of the year-old cubs is expecting another litter in April. Each cub requires a pound of canned horse meat, four pounds of biscuits, one-half pound of ham- burger griddled fat and a gallon of milk a day. They are shown eating (International.) Mayor Tiscornia Out Of In an game tomorrow. Kala- mazoo Central is matched against Grand Rapids South in a clash of I two favorites. Skip House, Hit Bill In Senate The senate expects to vote to- night on a "semi-official" Repub-j WASHINGTON, March 8 (AP> remain for only a year morrow lican unemployment compensation bill which would raise the of idle workers with families S4 a week The house will be considering a a year increase in legislators' pay. The senate judiciary committee ha.s delayed action on a constitu- tional amendment to legalize chan- ty bingo, arguing that it must push oidmary bills past their weekly deadlines- first But the chamber was torn between the desire to let the issue go to a popular vote and a belief the organized backers of the plan should put the measure on the ballot bv the petition route Old battle lines will be shattered in the senate tonight if a vote is reached on a new lobbyist control bill. This one is backed by influ- ential senators who helped defeat a previous bill. Messenger bovs were still hauling in telegrams for and against the McCune bill in the house to forbid televising beer and wine advertise- ments which glamorize drinking. Theie were persistent reports the bill will be withdiawn in the face of a bitter wet-dry controversy its mind to build the center. But, in the absence of comment, it was nouncement of his identitv could i Benton Harbor carries an 8-7 Plane Tn be expected shortly, perhaps by to- record into the tournament and nans 10 __. Union fimshes lts season with a 4-11 mark. Coach Don Farnum has brought his Benton Harbor team up to 15 members with the addition of Jack Ross, Dave Holt, Kermit Sliter, Leroy Goff. and Ed Harper from the junior varsity. All regional finals will be played Saturday night. Kyes and his former General Mo- tors Corp colleague, Wilson, both said the deputy secretary took the job with the understanding he The House Speaker Martin iR-Massi'assumption here is that Kyes will said today the administration will return to some official position with not oppose house passage of a where he gave up an annual to cut excise taxes nearly a billion j income of more than a quarter mil- dollars, but will seek to ease the dollars to take the S20.000 job in Washington. However, he said he was not .sure he would return Mayor Waldo V. Tiscornia was released from Memorial hospital Saturday afternoon, after being a patient there for nearly a month, and checked in at the suite of rooms maintains at the Whitcomb hotel. The mayor was hospitalized Feb. 10 on order of his physician to take a complete rest from business rind all other affairs. He plans to fly tomorrow to his winter home in Tuscon, Ariz., to complete his prescribed rest. Mayor Tiscornia declared he was feeling- "much improved" and that after a "few weeks in the snn" would be ready to resume his public and private affairs. He added, however, that he doubted whether he would be able to return to St. Joseph In time to take part in the closing days of his campaign TISCORNIA reelection' "My doctor is still putting his foot down on he stated. Tiscornia and Tom Sparks are running: for reelection to the city commission against Rollin Winslow and John Platts. In the mayor's absence, their campaign is being spearheaded by a group of friends organized under the name of the "Committee of "54." The mayor conferred briefly yesterday with some of the committeemen. TDB.H.CDPS Ask Circuit Court To Re- verse Civil Service Board ductions in the senate. He told newsmen after the week- ly conference of Republican con- the automobile business al-, gressional leaders at the White though he to flt aealn  anfi must De Among the friends who are lost out. ,et.e defense force. [plns two hours. ous to help Mary Grace are the Thompsons' neighbors, Mr. and Mrs. Vein Tackett. The Thompsons may be reached by telephoning the Tackett residence through the Ga- lien exchange, The county committee compos-1 Material given to the Japanese j Marv Grace is the next to the ed of Chairman Murle E Gorton, cannot be resold to other nations youngest in a family of seven child- Nile.s, Mi.ss Mohai; Martin Lane, Benton township superusoi. and Miss Clara Radde, Su Joseph. 11610 Lake View ave. ien. who live in the old Beaver Dam Cleaners, Phone YU 3-5005.'.school house which has been con- Adv.j verted into a residence. The Thomp- SFAPERl   

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