Benton Harbor Herald Palladium in Benton-Harbor, Michigan 11 Jul 1977
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Herald-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1977, Benton Harbor, MichiganCombining Ftp and the Herald press final edition 44 pages 4 sections Benton Harbor St. Joseph Michigan monday july 11, 1977 weather Cloudy warm Chance of ruin tonight tuesday. Heading fro in still noon it Mon. Mum 3 6 . 7h 6 9 . 71 9 12 in. Fill 12 n.fi2 i Al Low 51 at . 20c four drown in Berrien by Steve Mcquown ass state slate editor three people drowned and a fourth was presumed drowned in Berrien county Over the weekend. The victims were Gary Lance who Elizabeth Kingshott lifeguard rescues by drowned in an above ground swimming Pool at his Home in Coloma sunday afternoon. Arlen Bell 15, Chicago who drowned in Lake Michigan off Union pier saturday when his life jacket deflated. Bernhard Leppla 42, Lima Ohio who drowned while trying to Rescue one of two youngsters pulled under in Lake Michigan off new Buffalo saturday. Missing and presumed drowned was one of the Young sters that Leppla attempted o Rescue. He was identified As Jimmy Gruszka 9, Laporte ind. The three drownings boosted Berrien county s 1977 death by drowning total to eight. It would be nine if the presumed drown ing is confirmed. Coloma township police said Gary Hazan son of or. And mrs. Richard Hazan jr., 5931 Becht Road Coloma was found floating free Down in the family poo about . According to police the child and his sister Lisa 10, were alone in the backyard for about 20 minutes when the Accident occurred. Police said mrs. To Azan heard her daughter Call for help and found Gary floating in the Pool. She told police he was not wearing a life jacket As he had when he went into the Pool previously. Attempts by the Coloma township fire department to revive the Hoy were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Watervliet com Whirlpool net up 25% corp. Imlay retried a 17 per cent increase in sales and a 25 per cent gain in net earnings in the first half of ii177 compared to the same period in consolidated not sales for the first half of were that compares to a year earlier. Consolidated net earnings for the latest six month period were or ?1.45 per share compared to or si.17 per share from continuing operations in the first half. Consolidated net earnings for the first half of after giving effect to losses from discontinued operations Warwick a television business which was sold were or 80 cents a share. Whirlpool chairman John putts said the improvements in net sales were due to several factors including an improved Economy and a continuing increased retail demand for major Home appliances. Plaits said the Outlook for the appliance Industry for tie remainder of 1977 is favourable. I 1978 cars face delay the Law to continue the production of automobiles into the 1978 Model said Elliott m. Eslos. Estes said Congress should act quickly so that Amend ments to the clean air act can be approved and signed into Law to avoid disruptions within our barring production snarls Esles said the Domestic Industry expects new vehicle sales during he current Model year to top the 1973 record of million cars and trucks and "1978 should Sec More sales records he spoke sunday at the open ing of a four Day symposium on the state of the Industry sponsored by a Trade publication. Automotive news. The Industry has been giving similar warnings about delays in the new standards for several months. The Senate and House have passed different versions of an amendment to the clean air act and the measure is before a conference committee. Both great Golf at Paw Paw la. Adv. Page i 5 Detroit a the president of general motors corp. Says the Start of the 1978 Model year for car and truck production could be delayed unless Congress guarantees thai automobile Antipol Littion Stan Dards will not be toughened for at least another year. Without action. Pm sees no suitable Way under the terms of Index Section one 2 twin cities 3 women s Section pa.ncs-l-6 Ann 6 10 Section two news 11-22 Section three 23-27 Section four area 33 , 38 39 Walher 3j classified 3s-13 Mutty Hospital. New Buffalo police officer Dale Zombory said bar Liard Loppla on a camping trip with victims include Tot from Coloma his wife and two sons drowned in an Effort to Rescue Jimmy Gryszka. Police Loday were to resume their search for Young Gruszka s body. Loppla s body was found about . Sun Day police said. Zombory said a new Buffalo City lifeguard Elizabeth Kingshott 19, of 414 East merchant Street new Buffalo braved the breakwaters and a Strong undertow to Rescue swimming com Panion nine year old Tommy Bowmar spit of or. And mrs. Thomas Bowmar of 428 Berrien Street. New Buffalo. Police said the two youngsters were swimming in Lake Michigan Waters Alul 30 Yards from Shore when they apparently drifted too close to the breakwaters and were Over come by the Strong undertow and eight to 10-foot Waves. Both miss Kingshill and the Lima Ohio Man tried to Rescue the youngsters police said they were told by witnesses. Police said the gun Saku boy and his Mother Nancy were summer residents at the Chicago hotel in new Buffalo. Mrs. Reported she had not realized that her son had slipped off to go swimming in the Lake with the Bowmar Hwy police said. The rough Lake Waters also contributed to the death of Arlen Bell of Chicago according in Don Beck a state police trooper from the new Buffalo Post. Beck said Bell drowned about . Saturday about 30 Yards off Franklin Street in Union pier when his inflatable life jacket deflated in Waves cresting at some four to six feel. Beck said the body was recovered Alul four hours later by a Berrien sheriff s Deputy and a coast guard Sailor. Arlen a non swimmer reportedly had Itjen floating out in the Lake with friends and relatives when his life jacket deflated. He was the son of mrs. Arlene Bell of Chicago police said. The Smith funeral Home in new Buffalo is in charge of local arrangements for Bell and the body of the Coloma boy was taken to the Davidson Chapel Florin funeral service column. Gary was born Dee. 12, in St. Joseph the son of Richard and Linda Poder Flaxen or. Surviving besides his parents Are two Sisters Lisa and Sherry and a brother Bobby All Al Home his grand parents or. And mrs. Richard v. Sr., Coloma great grandmother mrs. Mary Postregna Chicago Iii. He was a christened of St. Joseph Catholic Church Wal Erviel. Funeral services will be held at 2 . Wednesday in the Davidson Chapel where friends May Call after 2 . Tuesday. Burial will he in St. Joseph Catholic cemetery Watervliet. Lottery Gaina daily Winnar Detroit a the winning number in Satur Day s Michigan Bureau of the state lottery daily game was Highl six six Coloma Pool where Tot drowned this is elevated swim Liing Pool at Home of or. And mrs. Richard Hazan of Colora where their son Gary drowned sunday afternoon. Gary was one of three area drowning victims Over weekend. A fourth was presumed drowned. Cliff Stevens photo soviet plane hijacked Helsinki Finland a two hijackers who seized a Soviel Airliner on a Domestic flight threatened to blow up the plane at the Helsinki Airport Loday unless in was refuelled to Lake them out of the country he Airport director said Loday. Hie hijackers released 40 because the plane did vol have enough fuel to reach Sweden. 2511 Miles away. The hijackers apparently walled to a online on to Slock Holni. Finland has an agreement with the Soviel Union for the Aulo malic extradition of hijackers. Women and children. Shortly after noon icy released 20 More women leaving 30 Pas sengers Buard. None of the hostages were reported hurl. Officials sail the swedish government has not been asked for permission to let the pair threaten to blow up Jet unless they can leave Finland women and children but kept to hostages aboard us intensive negotiations continued with finnish and soviet authorities a government spokesman said. Meanwhile six palestinians who hijacked a kuwaiti Airliner Friday surrendered sunday Al Damascus Syria. The hijackers of the sin let plane commandeered the Aeroflot jetliner with 79 Jar sons aboard during a 175-Tnllo flight from Petrozavodsk the capital of soviet Karelia to Leningrad sunday night. Neither the Iden Tity of the hijackers nor their motive was immediately known. The Pilot radioed Stockholm Sweden for permission to Hind there but instead came Down at Helsinki Airport apparently the finnish government which was in emergency session most of the night took a Lough stance and demanded hat the hijackers surrender and release All their prisoners. Police surrounded the Iwin Jet Tui m and it was towed to a Remote part of the Airport. Soviel ambassador Vladimir Stepanov mid three finnish Cabinet members went to the Airport to negotiate with the hijackers and a spokesman said the talks were continuing nonstop. The Interior ministry said the hijackers released seven Crew members sunday night. This morning they fresh a woman and her infant child and hours Laler they released 20 hijacked Jet land to Sweden s International Arlanda Airport. In Stockholm a government official said Sweden s prime concern was the safely of delegates arriving at Arlanda throughout the Day for the or of Petroleum exporting countries open a Eeling. In was Hie second hijacking of a Soviel Airliner in six weeks. A Mechanic named vastly Sosnovsky look Over a twin engine Aeroflot an2-1 on May and forced the Pilot to Fly him to Stockholm. After he applied for Asylum the swedish government refused to extradite him and said it would put him on trial. The soviet Airliner was seized about eight hours filler five palestinian hijackers turned on their Leader and forced him to surrender with item to syrian police who guaranteed them absolute two Arab officials and five British Crew members of the kuwaiti airlines Airliner were freed unharmed. Armed with a sub machine gun and other weapons the palestinians took Over the Boe ing 707 Jet Friday Afler in took off from i Jorut for Kuwait with 55 i sons aboard. The captives were freed in two batches during 2ii hours of negotiations us the Airliner sat at the Kuwait Airport in temperatures that Rose to 118 degrees. Kuwait s Security chief and an official of the Palestine ill Rallon organization Plo volunteered As substitute hos Titzck and went it Mienl with to fresh flight Crew sunday the hijackers agreed to accept a Safe conduct flight to marxist is High Yemen. Bui he palestinians diverted thu plane to Damascus. A syrian spokesman said Lam Haj kickers were to defy their Leader a year old Abu Saed Ului was refusing to give in unless All his demands were met. The hijackers had demanded release of 31x1 Arab prisoners of various Arab governments including presumably some held Ity Syria. I he Plo condemned the Landing site my Larrr diverted Tii Helsinki Airport hijacking and said it walled sued on charges of fraud and extortion. Ii sail lie was freed from a Beirut jail thursday by agents of an Arab government which ii did Mil the said sat cd nuns a member of the j Lupi urfa front for of i ales l command one of More Radical guerrilla or lint Oiler sources said Iii d was a Inui Nowr of Plo chief Yasler Arafat s own Al Fatah guerrilla hijacked plane the hijacked soviet Tu-134 plane is shown this morning standing on a Side runway at Helsinki Airport in Finland while negotiations continued Between two russian hijackers and finnish officials. The plane with 72 passengers and a Crew of seven was on a Domestic flight from Petrozavodsk to Leningrad yesterday evening when forced to land Here. A wire Holo
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