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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1955, Benton Harbor, MichiganMichigan s biggest buy for Reader and for advertiser final edition Benton Harbor mich., saturday july 2, 1955 16 pages Price 7 cents weather forecast continued hot humid tonight sunday. Thunderstorms cooler sunday. Temperatures Reading Iron 12 a. 6 p. M. Fri. Noon to sat. Noon 9 p. M. 75 12 a. 7z 3 a. 8 a. M 9 i. A. 11 notice the news palladium will not be published Mon july 4. Finds Albino Robin aiding scout drive i the payoff and other local tales Phil cull holding Albino Robin a rare Albino Robin hardly past the nesting stage was found wednesday by Phil cull son of or. And mrs. Edwin cull 2204 Langley Avenue st. Joseph. Bright Pink eyes Are accentuated by the pure whiteness of the Young Bird s feathers. There is no Mistak ing its species however. Its manner of hopping and Snappy chirp leave no doubt As to its origin. Young cull found the Bird late wednesday afternoon while walk ing Home from a visit with a chum. He said he was approaching the Cor Ner of Whittlesey and Langley ave Nues when a group of girls called his attention to the Bird which was fluttering about on a tree Lawn too Young to Fly. Though Uncertain at first As to its species Phil suspected that it might be a Robin. Seeing no nests in the Vicinity he picked the Bird up and took it Home where he placed it in a Cage. So far the cull family hns had to resort to Force feeding to keep the Bird alive. It refuses to eat Standard Bird feeds but has gulped Down several Earth Worms with coaxing. It spends most of the time chirping Loudy especially when another Robin begins singing near by. Now that they have it what do the culls plan to do with the orphaned mrs. Cull was asked. We d turn it Over to the Deer Forest in Coloma if we knew they had a place to take appropriate care of was her reply. A phone Call to the Well known animal kingdom disclosed from an unidentified person that a definite interest was there to find a Home for the rare feathered Friend in the zoo. Holiday throngs arriving City charter change election asked new move to curtail car meters petitions Call for b. H. Election petitions asking for a special election changing the Benton har Bor City charter which would Block the metering of the canal parking lot were circulated in the City today. Presumably they will be submit Ted to the City commission next tuesday. The petitions ask that the com Mission Call a special election to adopt the proposed amendment. Clarence t. Warner Veteran local real estate operator was circulating one petition Down town this morning. I think 90 per cent of the people Are in favor of keeping the canal lot As it is a free parking lot for everybody including said or Warner this morning. Circulation of the petitions Marks a new move in the Long fight Over canal lot metering. Last monday night the com missioners voted six to two to meter the lot rejecting a plea of the Ben ton Harbor merchants to provide for attendant system on the lot. This did t Call for meters but provided for a time system on All parkers with minimum rates. A committee of the merchants after a Long study of the problem came up with the attendant plan. The merchants backed their plan with petitions carrying the names of Over persons endorsing the attendant plan but the commission ignored the Public Appeal and the majority plunked for mayor Hinkel Man s meter plan. Only a relatively Small number of signatures is required to ask the commission to Call a Spe Cial election for a Public vote on the Issue. But if the commission should reject the Appeal then under the charter new petitions carrying 25 per cent of the registered voters would Force the commission to rail the election. The commission can t always be said Warner this morning. You la remember that some years ago the City erected a water Tower Back of my property on Colfax ave nue in violation of the zoning ordinance. We went to court on that one and the Michigan supreme court finally ruled that the City could t i violate its own ordinances. It Cost 1s20.000 for the City to take Down the water Tower and reelect it on another i the petitions circulating to Day ask for amendment to chapter ii of the City charter which would prohibit the City from metering any Public Park or any other Public property acquired when canal Basin and other parts of the canal were filled in. The proposed charter amendment Malcolm s. Ross Malcolm s. Ross comptroller of the Ross Carrier division of the Clark equipment company Ben ton Harbor has been named see around town pane 1z Retha s Beauty shop closed til 18. Adv Enterprise cleaners pm. A 3-6905 see charter pare 12 Coloma boy stricken and Dies in Lake Billy Stafford Coloma july Paw Lake took its second victim of the year yesterday at noon when a 16-year old Coloma boy suffocated in less than live feet of water. Billy Stafford. 16, son of or. And mrs. Sites Stafford z84 Paw Paw Street Coloma died in shallow water less than two minutes after he had waded into the Lake. Or. E. V. Sergeant of Coloma said biscuits the boy had eaten an hour before clog ged the victim s lungs. The boy died of asphyxiation according to Coroner Harding Dey s report. He did not drown. Terry Ridge 16, and Bill Prichard 14, who had gone to the Lake with Stafford told sheriff sgt. Victor Yostjr. That Stafford had waded into shoulder deep water and Sud Denly became nauseated and ill. Stafford stood straight up in the water and then his head went under the water according to the two boys. Ridge grabbed the victim and pulled him to Shore. Ridge told the Sher Iff s officer that he did not think Stafford s head was underwater for a full minute. Or. Sergeant said the cold water against the boy s body prob ably made him sick. When he went under water he Drew in enough water to swell the biscuits in his body and the biscuits clogged his air Supply. The two boys applied artificial respiration after pulling the body out of the Lake and the Coloma fire department re Susol Lalor arrived within 10 minutes but or. Sergeant said the boy was probably dead before by inf pulled out of the water. First Aid treatment probably could not help because oxygen could not reach the boy s lungs the doctor said. One killed in four car us-12 crash four others hurl near Mew Buffalo a Berwyn woman was killed instantly her husband was critically injured and four other persons were Hurt in a four car crash which occurred during a thunderstorm at 3 p a. Friday on us-12, three tenths of a mile South of the new Buffalo Village limits. Mrs. Augusta the d. Kralovec 23705 Wesley Avenue Berwyn iii., 54, is the 19th fatality in a Berrien county traffic Accident this year. At this Date in 1954, 20 persons had lost their lives on Ber Hen county roads. Accident victim was a native 19 Berrien traffic deaths in 1955 of Chicago Board of education. State police of the new Buffalo Post said the Berwyn 111., woman was Riding in the front seat next to her husband Arthur 60, who was driving North. Police said Kralovec. Lost control of his machine on the Slippery pavement and Slid into the South bound traffic Lane. Robert Acker. 56. 301 pleasant Avenue Michigan City who was South bound attempted to avoid a collision but the Kralovec vehicle struck his machine partly head on and partly broadside police related. Mrs. Kralovec was thrown from her car to the pavement. Meanwhile machines driven by Harmen Spears i4, route 2, three Oaks and George a Petersen 60 round Lake 111., were travelling South behind the Acker car. Spears who had seen the situation developing pulled to the left but struck the Acker car. Petersen who was travelling be Hind Spears attempted to Stop but struck mrs. Kralovec who was lying on the pavement. The body of the Accident victim was taken to Smith s funeral Home in new Buffalo. Coroner Harding Dey of st. Joseph was called and pronounced death due to multiple fractures of the ribs and internal injuries. The five other persons injured in the crash were taken to doctor s Hospital Michigan City ind., where two were admitted As patients. Arthur Kralovec was reported in critical condition today. He re a by Holiday year s fourth of july Celebration brings most folks another Long weekend. The Hist one we had was Over memorial Day. In that 70-hour period 868 people were killed in traffic accidents in the . Drive carefully so you won t become a statistic for the National safety Council. Steel Mills ready to resume activity All companies Grant increases Cost passed on to customers by associated press the nation s steel Mills made ready today resumption of operators Bill Hopes faded for Quick Settle ment of a strike against three of the nation s largest Copper producers. Lake tidal wave fails to develop warnings issued to Shore cities the shortest steel strike in the Industry s history ended yesterday when u. A steel signed a contract with the Cio United steel workers. Ending a 12-hour walkout. Within hours All of the Industry s big six producers had signed up. The Union got slightly More than Cei Ved a Skull fracture possible cents an hour wage boost. To Union shoulder fracture internal injuries 7 he Roath occurred on the each Between the club and Riehl s boat livery. The two boys who accompanied Stafford swimming said he had complained of not feeling Well be see boy Page 12 weather Over the nation warm and humid Over most of country except Montana and lacerations about the entire body. Alta Acker. 56, wife of Robert was reported in Good condition to Day. She suffered lacerations of the face. A triple fatality marked the Early hours of the weekend Holiday traffic crush in Michigan. An automobile crashed into a tree on ten mile Road near Detroit killing All three occupants the victims were William a Dagg 62. The Driver Phillip Bauman 51, and his wife Loree All of Detroit. It was the Only fatal automobile i Accident reported by state e Clicc before Friday Midnight. By the associated press warm and humid weather continued unbroken Over the Eastern half of the nation saturday although the Western Greak lakes cooled off somewhat. Early morning temperatures in the 70 s or Low 80 s wore the Rule from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic Ocean by contrast a july freeze nipped the Mountain area of Montana with Mullen pass reporting a frosty 32. At the same hour Needles calif., recorded a brow dampening 85. Thundershowers crackled Over the upper Mississippi Valley. Showers or thundershowers also sprinkled the great lakes and mid missis Sippi Valley minimum 60 x in the readings Northern were great lakes fore the raise the workers had averaged an hour. Ii. S. Steel announced after the settlement that it is boost ing prices about s so a ton and other producers Are expected to follow suit. In Denver a spokesman for International Union of mine. Mill Ai smelter workers expressed doubt that differences which ind to a strike against three of the nation s major Copper producers could to ironed out before late next week. He said bargaining sessions Imd been recessed at butt Mont. Miami. Ariz., and Salt Lake City and that negotiators for in Atli sides prob ably would study counter proposals Only a scattered number of Acci Over the weekend and meet for full dental violent deaths were reported scale discussions tuesday Early today As the nation s three Day Celebration of the fourth of july Holiday got under Way. Coast guard and Beach authorities this morning were alerted by Lor an Early uie u. S. Weather Bureau to take precautions against a seiche in lower Lake Michigan. Reiches Are attributed to line squalls. The Squall causes a Sharp change in air pressure. High pres sure presses the water Down As if by a giant hand. The water rises at the Edge of the pressure area. The line Squall was expected Over this area and Chicago at o clock. Chicago Public beaches were cleared. The seiche however failed to a Peculiar Cloud formation was another teamsters strike that has observed at the time a High Bank curtailed motor freight movement Mist advanced out of the North in new England continued. A West. Six pickets three of them women. The great lakes have experienced were arrested in Milwaukee yester iat least. Seven Freak tidal against the railway express Agency was averted for at least 30 Days last night when Resi Dent Eisenhower appointed an emergency Board to look into a wage dispute Between the com Pany Anil the Al teamsters Day after a clash with police at the strike bound Appl Euni electric co. To foundry in suburban South Mil Iho 20th most recent was on Century. The june 2g last year Whin a wave rolled Over Chicago s and beaches. In the Early period since the holi Day weekend began 6 p. M. Local in the time Friday 51 deaths had been re ported. These included 36 from traffic accidents eight from drownings and mid and Northern appalachian Mountain Region while the seven from miscellaneous Ern Rockies and Pacific coast had j causes. Temperatures mostly in Tho 40 s or i the National safety Council Low 50 b. Has estimated that 380 persons will be killed in Highway Acci by monday mind Luht. Drown frs and violent death from miscellaneous causes will swell the toll. Sparkler. 12 boxes. Dress Mart 841 e. Main. Open Sun

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