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Bemidji Pioneer (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Bemidji, Minnesota I he Pioneer. Hem id i. Minnesota monday. December 5.1977snowmobilers reminded of City county and state Laws with a Good base of Snow on the ground snowmobiles Are already out in Large numbers and Law enforcement officials Are already encountering operators who Are not familiar with the ordinances governing their machines. According to Bemidji area Law enforcement personnel most problems result from ignorance of where Snow machines May be operated the procedure for crossing highways registration and the requirements for Young operators generally highways May be crossed but not used by Snow mobiles. However in the City of Bemidji residential streets away from the downtown area May be used. County roads May also be used but Only to avoid an obstruction in the ditch or outside Bank. Here Are the Basic Laws involved. Operation on streets and highways state Law a no person shall operate a Snow Mobile upon the Roadway shoulder or inside Bank or slope of any trunk county state Aid. Or county Highway in this state and. In the Case of a divided trunk or county Highway on the right of Way Between the opposing lanes of traffic. Ltd in person shall operate a Snow Mobile within the right of Way of any trunk county state Aid. Or county Highway Between the hours of one half hour after Sunset to one half hour before Sunrise except on the right hand Side of such right of Way and in the same direction As the Highway traffic on the nearest Lane. Quot a snowmobile May make a direct crossing of a Street or Highway at any hour of the Day provided i. The crossing is made at an Angle of approx innately 90 degrees to t he direct Ion of the Highway and at a place where no a to obstruction prevents a Quick and Safe crossing and. 2 the snowmobile is brought to a Complete Stop before crossing the shoulder or main travelled Way of the Highway and. 3. The Driver yields the right of Way to All oncoming traffic which constitutes an immediate Hazard and 4 in crossing a divided Highway the crossing is made Only at an intersection of such Highway with another Public Street or Highway and. 5. If the crossing is made Between the hours of one half hour after Sunset tonne half hour before Sunrise or in conditions or reduced visibility Only if both front and rear lights Are Snow mobiles Ini county roads county Resolution Quot srum mobiles shall be permitted to iterate upon the Roadway shoulder or inside Bank or slope of any county Highway if Safe operation in the ditch or outside Bank is impossible provided that said snowmobiles when operating. Shall proceed in single file at the extreme right of the shoulder w Here possible or at the extreme right of the Roadway where travel on the shoulder is not possible and shall be operated at speeds not exceeding 15 Miles per hour when so City limitation Bemidji City ordinance a the use of snowmobiles on All avenues from Bemidji Avenue to Irvine Avenue and including Bemidji and Irvine avenues from and including first Street to and including tenth Street. A the use of snowmobiles is also prohibited from Bemidji Avenue to the Lake front on and including eighth Street and ninth Street and the area within said on All other streets of Bemidji. Police chief Dave is Riondet said that snowmobiles must follow the same traffic Laws As other motorized vehicles Youthful snowmobile operators state Law Quot no person under 14 years of age shall make a direct crossing of a trunk county suite Aid or county Highway As the operator of a Snow nubile or operate a snowmobile upon a Street or Highway within a municipality a a person 14 years of age or older but less than 18 years of age May make a direct crossing of a trunk county state Aid. Or county Highway Only if he has in his immediate Possession a valid Snow nubile safety certificate issued by the commissioner Der. A no person under the age of 14 years shall operate a snowmobile on any Public land or water unless accompanied by. His Parent Legal guardian or other person 18years of age or older. However a person 12 years of age or older May it Perate a Snow Mobile on Public lands and w aters. If he has in his immediate Possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate a registration state Law a no person shall operate or transport any Snow nubile within the state unless such snowmobile has been registered. A the permanent registration number the Snow nubile shown on the registration certificate shall be affixed to the snowmobile and maintained in a Clear. Legible manner. A fall letters and numbers shall be of a color which will contrast with the surface to which applied and shall be at least three inches High and n Inch the information listed above is from excerpts of numerous Laws governing the Perelion of snowmobiles. Copies of the Complete state Laws Are available from All Der offices and from Hie Beltrami county License Bureau. New menswear store readers respond to Abby answer staff photo Maurice Sullivan second from right accepted a certificate from Doug Schwartz of the chamber of Commerce on thursday the Day of the grand opening of Sullivan a a new menus clothing store. Others at the presentation were chamber president Don Enright third from left Sullivan a employee Jim of Conner cent Erand Brian Lucker executive vice president of the chamber. Dear Abby facing facts a newlywed couple ask i if you thought it would be fair to have children at their Ages she was 30 and he was 50. Well believe it or not. When we married my husband was a 68-year-old College professor and i was 20 we be been happily married for to years and Are the parents of two Beautiful healthy intelligent daughters now 5 and 9. Maybe we belong in the guinness Book of world records but we still feel very much blessed in spite of the 48 year age difference Between Happy in Mason icily a dear Happy congratulations. Read on for another Case that May also belong in the guinness Book of world records dear Abby i m glad you told that couple who hesitated to have children because of their Ages to go ahead. W Hen i was 18 i married a wonderful woman who was then 36 hut looked like Sweet 16 she had six children by two previous husbands we be been married for eight years and Are now the proud parents of one dozen children All healthy thank god. No names please the people in or Little town Call us a that crazy couple with All the kids a p s we be never been on welfare and i d like to add that our family is Complete now because after our 12th. I had a Vasectomy loves children dear Abby i must disagree with the advice you gave that newly married couple who asked if they should have any children he was 50 and in Good health and six was 30. True they May have everything it takes to by wonderful parents but no matter How physically fit the Man is. There s Little Chance that hell be alive and Spry at 70 i m 24 and when i was born my Mother was 37. At All the school functions especially in Grade school people would ask me Why my a a grandmother was there n a. Quot Mueax Alit or by Abigail Van Buren instead of my Mother i was chided All through school and you know How cruel children can be without meaning to remembers Well dear remembers the average life expectancy of a Man today is about 70, and i repeat the number of years a Man has lived int As important As the condition of his health some men in their 50s and 60s Are better qualified for fatherhood than other men who Are 30 years and younger. Dear Abby Here a a Little tip for dog tired whose neighbors dog barks at night and disturbs the whole neighbourhood place the dog owners Telephone number in Large letters beside your Telephone every time the dog harks at night and the later the bettering up the owner. It works wonders a no longer dog tired dear no what if the dog owner has an unlisted number0 or takes the Telephone off the Hook after the first ring0 hate to write letters Send $1 to Abigail Van Buren 132 Lasky or. Beverly Hills Calif 90212, for Abby a Booklet a How to write letters for All please enclose a Long self addressed stamped 24 cents in pc Lope in 1977 the Chicago Tribune Sweet Adeline singing engagements in area the Bemidji chapter of the Sweet Adeline headed by Connie Ghostley will be Busy singing in the area during the Christmas season. Their schedule is As follows a monday dec. 5, 7 30p.m., Day activity Center 523 19th Street Bemidji. A sunday dec. La 2 p.m., Northland apartments for the association of retired persons. A tuesday dec. 13, 7 45 p.m., legion gub in Cass Lake for the american legion auxiliary dinner. A monday dec. 19, 7 30 p.m., association of retarded citizens Bagley elementary schools. The Public is invited to attend any of these functions. Mulligan s Stew by Hugh a. Mulligan a special correspondent new York apr at this frantic festive season the Christmas Book lists and big display ads from the publishers add further bulk to our daily newspaper and remind us that the time has come to browse the shelves and choose the right Book for the right person on our gift list. Not just any Book will do if one expects to make an imprint on the Flyleaf of time without doing irreparable damage to time payments a the Book of Kells a a a Coffee table Dazzler at somewhere in the neighbourhood of $65, could be just the thing for a dowager aunt in the process of revising her will. A living is the Best revenge a in paperback might be More appropriate. A every age hath its Book a a says the Koran itself an All time Best seller. The trouble is this age hath thousands upon thousands judging from the pyramids of titles clogging the aisles at Scribner a Doubleday a and Barnes amp Noble where Santa a Horn rimmed gnomes All Nyu and Columbia phys dash about with ladders stacks of books and quotable quips from the critics to keep up with the Christmas demand. For the Busy world Leader celebrity or Boa re chairperson who does no to have time to grapple with the catalogues or spend a noontime in Bookish banter with the sales staff this column has turned Loose its vast computerized resources and assembled a list of appropriate gift volumes Here with the authors name in parenthesis Are some suggested gift titles for the greats and the near greats and perhaps some ingrates a the Complete Book of running Quot James f. Fixx a to Gerald Ford from Dave Broder Walter Mears and the rest of the boys in the bus. A the Thorn Birds Colleen Mccullough a to Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson from Yankee owner George Steinbrenner. A the honorable Schoolboy a John in Carre a to Steve Cauthen from the grateful faithful at Belmontes $2 window. A will love you when you re More like me me Kerr a from Gore Vidal to Norman Mailer and Here s mud in your Eye. Too. Feller. A a the woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston a from Bella Abzug to Anita Bryant or vice versa. A fall my sins remembered Joe Haldeman a to John Dean from Richard m. Nixon. A a Lancelot Walker Percy a to columnist William Safire who lanced Lance a lot. From the banking crowd Down to Calhoun. A. Sharea smile with someone special a professional 8 x to color portrait for choose from our selection of 8 Scenic and color backgrounds. You May select additional portraits offered at reasonable prices with no obligation. See our Large decorator portrait. Satisfaction always or your Money cheerfully refunded. Portraits Back in time for Christmas these Days Only december tues. Wed. Thor. Fri. Sat. Daily to am 8 pm Hwy. 2 a Bemidji ave. To Bemidji portraits Back in time for Christmas one sitting per subject $1 per subject for additional subjects groups or individuals in the same family. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by Parent or guardian. Tre gourmet Rouse. Christmas ideas for the 4 4 gourmet a a Holiday clearance Sale on be Creuse cookware spices teas cooking utensils and More Christmas gift packs jams cheeses teas jellies sausages a v the gourmet House 29th and Bemidji ave. Bemidji 751 2190 10 00-5 00 Mon. Sat. Amp go of <6> if

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