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   Record-Eagle (Newspaper) - January 22, 1963, Traverse City, Michigan                                DAILY AVERAGE PAID CIRCULATION ABC Audited 12 Months Ending March TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE NORTHERN MICHIGAN'S GREATEST DAILY THE WEATHER Snow Flurries, Colder Detailed Information on Page 2 a Privilege to Live in Michigan" DPI FULL LEASED WIRE SERVICE EIGHTEEN PAGES TRAVERSE CITY, MICHIGAN -TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1963 SIXTY-SIXTH PRICE TEN CENTS u Britain, Russia to Resume Ban Talks Frigid Front Slugs Nation's Mid-Section New Cold Surge Spreading Across Much of Nalion Arctic air. mid-section threatened VETERANS' LEADERS of veterans organizations and members of Grand Traverse county Veterans Advisory Council met at the VFW Home on West Front street Monday evening for an important session covering proposed legislation which might be detrimental to veterans' benefits. Heading the list of speakers was Jack Feighner. Detroit. Disabled American Veterans na- tional service officer. Chairing the meeting was Jliio Bradford, acting president of the advisory council. Principals at the meeting were, left to right, standing, Harry Fowler. post commander; and Jack Feighner. Seated are Ervin Flesher, DAV commander; Milo Bradford, and Cecil McGoon. sec- retary for the council. (Record-Eagle Photo) Hart to Push Own Proposal Citizens Council to Study Griffin's Dunes Bill By UPI A new outbreak of slugged the nation's today and crops were in southern California. The new surge of cold sprend nlirnuph Montana, Wyoming, the Dakolas and .Minnesota and cold wave warnings were issued as far south as Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas. Light snow accompanied ths in- jl'low and northerly winds created 'drifts in many areas. Temperatures wen? below freez- ing across most of the nation and sub-zero readings were common over northern Michigan and much of Wisconsin. At daybreak it was o-l below at International Falls, Minn. The weather bureau issued a cold wave warning for the high plains aren from Montana to New Mexico. I'lizzard warnings were jniit for South Dakota. The temperature was expected !o drop to 28 in southern Cali- fornia's citrus area. No relief was in sight from either the cold snap or the drought. GLEN" spokesman for residents of the Sleeping Bear Dunes area said -Monday that Con- gressman Robert P. Griffin's out- eralized area of acres, In- cluding highly-developed inland lake settlements and a total of more than l.GOO residences and lino of a new proposal for a dunes i businesses but excluding scenic X. national park appears to meet a "great many, or perhaps most, of the fundamental objections" voiced against previous plans advocated by Sen. Philip A. Hart. Ovp. Jensen, president of the Manitou island in Lake Michigan. Griffin's park would exclude the settled inland lake areas, confining the park to lands west of M-22 and M-109. The Trav- erse City congressman's proposal Citizens Council of the Sleeping would place X. Manitou island in Hear Dunes, made the comment in 'the Kivins the public reser- n statement which followed press stories Monday outlining Griffin's proposal for a park in the Sleeping. Bear Dunes region. Jensen's complete statement was as follows: "The Citizens' Council can take no position on Congressman Grit- fin's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park proposal until the bill has been introduced, and there has been sufficient time for tho member- ship to study its provisions. "The official position of the coun- cil has been to oppose tho type of legislation embodied in S. 2153 and S. 3525, and on July 1C last, the council issued a statement of policy setting forth seven basic objec- tions. "From the press dispatches on the Griffin proposal, it would ap- pear that this new bill meets a great many or perhaps most of the fundamental objections that have been repeatedly voiced. We believe Congressman Griffin has rendered a real service in offering the first significant and constructive move to resolve tho problem we have been facing. Had this been the ration a 50-mile Lake Michigan shoreline, five miles greater than proposed by Hart. WASHINGTON. Jan. 22 (UPI) Sen. Philip A. Hart, D-Mich.. said today he will continue to press for a Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park of acres. Rep. Robert P. Griffin, R-Mich... announced earlier he would submit legislation calling for a park of 37.000 acres, including more Lake Michigan shoreline but almost none of the inland area recommended by Hart. Hart noted Interior Secretary Stewart L. Uriall has proposed a park in the lower Michi- gan area. His own "medium-sized Bear" makes the best sense. Hart said, "and I will continue to press for it." Ho said he planned to introduce proposal was that it included little of the high ground overlooking the Lake Michigan shoreline. The high ground would be subject to inten- sive pressure for "neon-lighted com- mercial, Hart said. his bill about Feb. 1, and hoped for senate hearings in March or April. "Griffin represents that, district (in which the park would he locat- cd) and his proposal necessarily re- fleets the pressures and needs of original park proposal, we are con- j district, and not the needs of fident that there would have been I [nn state and tne Hart no organized opposition such as said. S. 21 and S. 332S engendered." In speaking of problems faced by dunes area people. Jensen was referring to a reported stifling of the economies of two counties, lier.zie and Leelanau. since intro- duction of the first Hart park plan in June. Griffin said in an- nouncing his proposal Monday thai "it is- imperative that the prolonged Sleeping Hear controversy be brought to a head and resolved in this session of Congress." The Hart plans. S. 21 S3 and would have established a fed- 5 Candidates in Commission Race April 1 The deadline for tiling a nom- inating petition as a candidate for city commission passed Monday with no new petitions being re- ceived. Accordingly, there will no February JS primary election, since only five candidates have filed for the three vacancies. Mora than six candidates would have been requir- ed to hold a primary. "This is the first time the city hasn't had a primary run-off for the city commission since Francis McCall, city clerk, said. He estimated that the city will save about by not having a pri- mary. Electors will pick three from a; field of five at the April 1 general j election. Candidates are George A. Gil- bert, Kenneth Lindsay, Carter B. Strong, Ralph A. Lile, and Gerald K. Mih'iilka. .Mover I'hoto) SHERRY MILUKEN Traverse City's Junior Miss Still Many Key Issues At Stake !8n Discussions WASHINGTON. Jan. 22 (UPI) The United States, Britain and Russia planned to resume nuclear test ban talks here today, appar- ently closer to agreement in prin- ciple, than ever before. Yet. though President Kennedy and Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev na.rrowed the issues j in an ex'change of letters publish- ed this wee.k, there were still key i ;ssues and dozens of details in dispute. Tho talks, latest in a. series which began in October. 1358. in Geneva, with preliminaries going to 19ns, were due to begin i at p.m. EST at the state depart- The United States and liritain are ready to sign an agreement ending nuclear weapons tests in tho atmosphere, outer space and under water. They 'belisve this i would not require on-the-spot in-1 .spection. Hut. they insist on inspec- lions for a treaty which would in- lude underground tests, since these arc hard to distinguish from earthquakes. Russia has ruled out partial test ban, insisting on all or iioth- ing and thereby making the in- spection issue the key one. Much earlier in the talks, Russia accepted the principle of interna- JCityTo Study Water Pumping Commission Denies Request of T. C. Country Club By UPI Hazardous driving warnings were issued by the Detroit weather bu- .reati for southwestern Michigan to- day as Arc-tic blasts from Lake Michigan eaiised loeal'ly heavy snow and considerable drifting. i Up to eight inches of new snow j piled up in the western section of i ;he state overnight and the rest of i Michigan received light snow. Five persons died in weather-, attributed traffic accidents yester- day and a Kalamazoo man died of a heart attack while shoveling; E'.iow to raise to at least eight the i death toll from winter's latest blast. In Flint, a 5-year-old boy was hospitalized for shock and expo- sure after lie became separated from hfs older brother and sisters a.s they returned home from a matinee performance of a circus. At Pageant in Pontiac Traverse City's Junior to Compete Traverse City's Junior Miss for JM.'j, Miss Sherry Milliken of Cen- tral high school, is one of several high school seniors or.tercd in the Michigan's Junior Miss Pageant on January 25 and at Northern high school in Miss Milliken, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Milliken, 1435 Pen- insula Drive, won the local pageant ed. All local pageants are spon- sored by JaycHu chapters. Judging is based on character. charm, personality, intelligence, talent and poise with particular at- tention '.o scholastic'achievement. Tight Quarters FACES EXAM IN DEATH STANTON. MICH., Jan. 22 (UPI) Chancey L, Rradley, 52, who failed lo call police when his long- time friends had been missing in the woods for several days., was scheduled to be examined on man- slaughter charges today in connec- tion wilh (he death of the friend. Henry Lawrence. 72. died in tho woods near the Vcstaburg farm home in rural Montcalm county shared by the (wo men. MARYSVILLE, Calif., Jan. 22 I UPI) Mrs. Margaret Swindell opened a dryer at her neighbor- last November 17. She leaves for laundromat and out popped a pair of legs. Airman Don Pontiac Friday with her parents. Representatives of the local Jay- cees will also be present to aid Traverse City's entrant. The state contest is to select this state's, "ideal" high school girl. The winner will compete in the America's Junior Miss Pageant in Mobile, Alabama, with a. total of in cash scholarships at stake. The number of candidates for this year's fifth annual state pageant reflects another increase in response which has grown each year since the pageant was start- Cardwell, owner of legs, told sheriff's deputies who arrested him be curled up in (he dryer thinking it wa.s his bar-; racks at Reale Air Force Hase. ;llc teanis only areas of Russia where earthquakes com- i monly occur. The West wants this broadened. each country to check on possible underground blasts. Tben, in No- vember, the Russians sud- denly refused even to discuss on- site inspection. Premier Nikita Khrushchev has now again accepted inspection teams in principle. He agreed to two to three trips a year in Soviet territory. The United States says this is not enough. U.S. officials have mentioned eight to ten trips, but this may be flex- ible. The West has indicated ii would accept strict measures to satisfy Russia thai inspection teams were not. used for espionage, possibly including flying them to designated locations in Soviet planes with screened windows. The makeup of the teams has not been settled. The West has proposed that teams visiting Russia be half westerners and half neu- trals, but would permit Soviet "ob- servers" along. Russia recently] talked of half western and half I Soviet teanis. i The Russians also have implied j TO ANNEX UPJOHN KALAMAZOO. MICH., Jan. 22 -The Kalamazoo city com- mission night unanimously adopted a resolution to annex t the city the industrial plant of the i Upjohn Co., in accordance with a j compromise? agreement reached j Dec. board. wilh the Portage township Deal Griffin said in a statement pre- pared to accompany his bill that "the fundamental principles under- lying my bill cannot be compro- mised." Hart said the size of the park will be "decided by the congres- sional committees which have jur- isdiction over these matters." His primary critcism of Griffin's LONDON. Jan. 22 ald Tricker won a divorce yester- day after a witness testified his wife, Mary, played strip poker with two men and lost every hand. Chuckle This is a land of opportunity. Everyone can become a taxpayer. First of Six Performances Things Are Looking Down It's definitely not June in January. Tho mercury's sinking spell will not only continue, it will worsen, the weather man says. Heavy snow flurries with blowing and drifting are pre- dicted for today, with tempera- tures sinking to between -2 and -S tonight. Wednesday's high will be between -3 and 3 above, if you can imagine that. Thursday will bring a con tiuuation of this frigid wave. All in all. a sad story. Passion Play Here Tonight The first of six performances of the world-famous Passion Play in the Oberammergan tradition will be presented at p.m. to- night in the Traverse City junior high school auditorium. The play, which depicts the last seven days hi the life of Christ, has been brought here under spon- sorship of the Traverse City Zonta Club. Performances will be given Wed- nesday and Thursday nights at the same time and place, and mnt- i hires wilt be presented Wednes- day. Thursday, and Friday at in the auditorium. four, internationally famed Christ- US portrayer, with his wife Ann Kelley Kalfour. playing the role of Mary Magdalene. Over local persons, many of them children, have been recruited to fill out the cast. Beginning with the Sermon on the Mount, the Passion Play takes its spectators through the drama the Last Supper, the Agony in the Garden, the Trials before the High Priest Council, King Herod and Pontius Pilate, the- Crucifixion, and the Resurrection. The play is based on the Ober- ammergaii production, first pro-1 dneed in Bavaria in J634 after de- The cast is headed by Val Bal- liverance from the Black Plague. CIRCUS TRAIN STRIKES special Chesapeake Ohio railroad train bringing some Grand Traverse region youngsters home from Monday's Shrine Circus in Grand Rapids struck this car at a crossing in Comstock Park. The two teenage occupants of the car were hospitalized and their model car smashed, but no one on the train was injured, Chaperones credited the train's engineer, a Grand Rapids resident, with preventing possible injuries to passengers by bringing the train to a smooth, joltless halt. Witnesses said the train was delayed about an hour at the scene nt' the crash occurring about p.m., but only minor damage was done to the engine. Dr. James Johnston ot' Traverse City administered first aid to the injured youths, identified as Mark Cedaniuist and Dana Platte, both of Comstock Park. Witnesses said the train was traveling at a low speed at the time the collision. (Record-Eagle Photo) Works on Reunification of The Congo KOLYVEZr, KATANGA. THE CONGO, Jan. 22 (UPD United Nations officials, following up the peaceful U. N. take-over of this last Katangese stronghold, laid the groundwork today for bringing Ka- tansa province back into The Congo. j The next reunification moves were expected to take place in i (lie provincial capital of L'lisabi'th- ville where representatives of I Premier Cyrille Adoula's cenlra! government were awaiting tulks I wilh Katanga's President MOJKB Tshombe. j Tshombe, who had vowed to I fight to the end. concluded his 31- j month-Ions secession officially yes- terday by surrendering Kolwuzi. U..V. troops entered the important i mining ccnier without a shot j ill-' I'i.'-c'd. I The action brought all maior military operations in The Congo to an end although II.N. force.s stiil were mopping up small pockets of resistance in the north. Where Find: Weather ..............Page 2 Radio Program ........Page 4 TV Log ...............Page Comics ...............Page 6 Ann Landers ..........Page 81 Society 12. Theatre Calendar......Page 12 Calendar of Events ....Page 12 j Sports ................Page 14; A request of the Traverse City ''olf and Country Club that the take over the water pumping station it has at the foot, of -I'ov hill, or make an ance for the cost of this operation, u'as denied by the city commission at iis regular meeting Monday ni'-'ht at city hall, but a construc- Mve alternative was approved. The commission denied ihe. re- quest "in view of anticipated plans to provide normal water line pres- sure at the top of Bouahoy hill by June 1." C. Damooso reported that ad- ministration study shows tha: ii may be practical for the city to construct a S7.SOO pumping station ro serve the Boughey hill area and the coif course and to eliminaie. two dead-end mains there and im- prove the water system. He said there is also an alterna- live plan, costing but he did not recommend it. lie urged the commission to study both ap- proaches to the problem. Tho commission tabled the ap- pointment of a consulting engineer for the proposed S3 million water improvement project, after Com- missioner A. R. Jacobs urged the commissioners to take further time to study actions and commitments of past commissions. The clerk and city attorney were instructed to review the minutes to determine if any binding actions had been taken. Without a careful check, "we might take an improper action." Jacobs said. Purchase of a 250 KVA trans- former from the Independent Elec- tric Company of Muskegon. whose low bid was and 1.100 feet of wi're from the Fred W. R'ley Co.. Niles. Michigan, whose low bid was was approved. A city planning e 0 in m i s s i o n recommendation that Raymond Seese be granted permission to op- erate a used truck sales lot In con- nection with his business at 511 E. Front street was accepted and a public hearing was set for Feb- ruary -1. The petition of businessmen in tin? Oarfield-Eight.il area favoring the granting of a used car lot per- mit on property formerly used for this purpose on Eighth between a service station and a bank branch was denied (0-1) upon recommen- dation to do so by the planning I commission. Ralph Pulcipher dis- I seined. The planning commission said there is no legal way to give j such permission, since C-2 zoning 1 prohibits used car lots. Tho lot previously operating there was non- i conforming, it was pointed out. The mayor and clerk were authorized to sign an agreement with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fulton regarding a bird sanctuary op 2u ncre.s of land on Carter road. The property is hem-' deeded lo the "it.v. which is alreadv using it as a tree nursery. According to the agreement, the Fultons may re- main on the properly for the rest of their lives nnd conduct, their bird development projects for the on a mutually agreeable bas- is. The property was j deeded to the city by the Fultons I in but through a technicality was not properly handled :o re- nmve it from the tax rolls. of .lus-ph K. I'Jhi'enbei'Uer. a member of Ihe I board of review for 211 years, was aC'epted with re-ret, and instruc- tions iiiveu tha'. a letter expressing appreciation for his long service be sent. Damoose reported that. Ihe an- nual report of the fire department shows the lowest loss total of record.. According to l-'ire Chief Jack Cooper. Traverse City fire losses for came to only The cily manager was directed to work with Frank Wilson gutting the I'.'S. Marine Hand to play iu Traverse City. Wilson briefly discussed his efforts in this 'with the commission. Milk: M-i-l-k ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jan, 22 (UPI) --James Kennedy, 13, attributed his success in the llth round oC ihe St. Louis spelling bee yester- day to a tranquilizer. He said he milked two cows to relax before spelling.   

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