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News-Palladium, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1965, Benton Harbor, MichiganMichigan s biggest Bay for Reader and for final edition Benton Harbor Mich. Saturday May 1965 22 pages Price 7 cents weather forecast continued fair. Low tonight 44 to 50. High sunday 68 to 76. Temperatures Reading from Fri. Mob u sat. My 12 a. 6 . 9 . 12 a. J . Tan. 12 High a at 2 . Low 52, at 7 . Senate okays Amish school after hot debate Lansing a the Senate approved educational exempt tons for the Aini Sli religion to Day in a two hour emotion packed debate. An amendment permitting the religious group in Southern Michigan to educate their Chil Dren Svith no certified teachers was tacked onto a routine educational Bill by a 20-16 vote. The Bill was approved by the same margin. Opponents immediately moved to reconsider the vote tuesday. The amendment offered by sen John Bowman a Roseville does not specifically name the Amish but was aimed at help ing the Small group. The Amish have been under pres sure from state school superintendent Lynn Bart Letl to obtain accredited teachers. Non certified teachers the measure allows schools operated solely by persons of a recognized religion for members of that religion to use a non certified teacher of the religion provided the teacher is competent. The Amish traditionally Edu Cate their children through the eighth Grade usually with Young Amish women As teachers. The Michigan Amish school in ques Tion is located near Camden. Opponents charged that the exemption would subvert teacher certification violate rights of the Amish children to Pursuit of happiness and open the door to any group calling itself religious to get around education requirements. Sen. George Fitzgerald d Grosse Pointe told the Senate this question of a thing bring the Law does t Rilean it s if we took this Altitude to Ward negroes in Alabama and Mississippi we d Tell them if you Don t like the Law there move out the Amish group which by its religious principles has not fought the state Law requiring certified teachers has indicated it will leave Michigan if not permitted to educate its children As it sees fit. Sen. Edward Robinson d Dearborn said the questions should be looked at in the cold Light of logic not emotion. We have rights to life Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness. When education Opportunity is limited the right to pursue happiness is limited. This is say ing the Amish child cannot be a lawyer or a doctor or an educator or whatever he May want to is saying he is indentured for the rest of his nine republicans and 11 democrats teamed to tack the amendment onto a routine Bill allowing the state Board of education to hire a hearing officer for Boundary cases. Switch positions four senators including the majority and minority leaders switched their positions. Democratic Leader Raymond Dzendzel went from yes to no re publican chief Emil Lockwood from no to yes that left the final majority at 10 republicans and 10 democrats in the democratic control led Senate. The measure faces a Rocky Road in the House were an other Amish amendment was rejected earlier this session and several Amish Bills failed to get out of committee. Gov. George Romney has called for legislation to permit the Amish to educate their children according to their religion. . Raids Hanoi new Driver photo Law is amended around town treats kids Good hand kids along Art Herman s route know that summer is near. Art is dispensing warm weather treats. For 12 years he has been re warding Good boys and girls on the route he drives for Empire t cleaners. In the Winter it s balloons and apples. Summer brings on a confection called Art is the sole judge of what children receive the treats. They have to stay out of the Street and away from inc truck. They get prizes for observing he explained. Art of 253 Michigan Bluff has a route covering Linton Harbor and North to Lake Michigan Beach. The Blue and White em1 Pire Van is a Welcome sight for scores of kids. His practice not Only encourages safely but it s a diplomatic of keeping them out of my Odd letter other tales pictures can t be reproduced Art Herman summer schedule pay voted for judges Senate okays 13 new circuit posts Gene Murphy reads strange letter the american Soldier has Long been known for his ability to improvise under con Dillons of inconvenience. Gene Murphy 538 Pearl Street Benton Harbor received a weird letter from his son sgt. Charles Murphy. The message was Clear enough out its format did t quite meet postal regulations. Chuck Murphy unexpectedly found himself in the dominican Republic. He wanted to assure has father that he had landed safely. Lacking Stamps and stationery the paratrooper Man aged to dispatch a letter tha was dutifully delivered by the see Page 15, column 1 Index to inside pages Section one eth trials Page St. Joseph news Page Sec Tom. Pages 4, 5, an Larsen Page sports pages 12, 13, 14 obituaries Page 15 Lansing a the Senate approved is new circuit court judgeship and a salary for All circuit judges Friday. The new judgeship will in clude seven in Wayne county be in Oakland one in Genesee to in Macomb one in Ingham and one in the new 42nd judicial circuit of Clare Isabella and Ladin counties. Berrien county s two circuit judges Are each paid an rally under the present salary a Stem with the county contrib Ting of the amount. The plan followed the request f the state supreme court. The salaries will be Aid entirely by the state except where counties wish to pay a Hare. At present the state pays each judge and counties add anywhere from 000 to in additional funds. No salary beyond s permitted by the Bill which now goes to the House. The Wayne Oakland and a comb county judges will be selected in a primary election sept. 14 and general election nov. And will take office next Jan. 1. Other districts May elect judges this year or next. The additions and salary hike will Cost on a full year basis. Other actions in legislature Lansing a a Detroit negro legislator fearful of police master files of negro Drivers Friday convinced his col leagues to outlaw the reproduction of Driver License photos in any Way by anybody. The photos become mandatory on new licenses after july 1. The move was among the 24 Bills passed in one of the most productive Days of the current session. The House passed three major farm Bills covering meat inspection milk pricing and a bean commission. It passed a Bill governing dredging and fill of submerged lands in the great lakes and authorized a Quail Hunting season. Amusement rides also passed were Bills to protect riders on amusement rides and to increase state financial participation in Community mental health programs. Rep. David Holmes a Imrit tried earlier this week to get the photo provision stricken from the Driver licensing Law. When the move failed he pro posed that the reproduction be made a Misdemeanour punishable by up to one year in jail and a Fine of up to the amendment was tacked onto a routine License Law Bill which passed 89-8. I just Don t want anyone drawing up a master file of photos of negro he Absentee landlords also passed was a Bill to Al Low communities to take action against Absentee landlords who allow houses to run Down. It was amended by reps. Thomas White a Detroit and James Del Rio a Detroit the newest member of the House to allow a local government to repair or tear Down the building and charge the expenses to the land Ord. Rep. Robert Waldron r Grosse Pointe minority Leader objected that this is legalizing trespass there is no Protection for the property rep. Claude Burton a Belle vue served notice he would move monday to reconsider the vote by which the Bill passed see Page 18, ctr Iima last Day to Register step up War in Viet Nam getting new License in Paw Paw Herbert j. Van Horn route 1, Bloomingdale left stands near new camera in Van Buren county sheriff s office after having his picture taken for new Driver s License. Van Horn was first person in Paw Paw area to apply for new License which will include a color picture of the Driver. In Back of counter Are mrs. Frank Willis jr., sheriff s clerk and Van Buren sheriff Rich Ard stump. News palladium photos first in South Haven Robert j. Olson route 3, South Haven left was the first person to apply for new Driver s License featuring a picture of the Driver yesterday at the South Haven police Sta Tion. Newly installed camera on counter next to Olson takes Driver s pictures in color and impregnates them on License application. The new system will be in state wide operation by summer. Olson is swear ing Validity of his application to Juanita Durand police clerk while Donald Hardy police chief of operations serves As witness. Controversial Chicago judge will address economic club a controversial judge will address the southwestern Michigan economic club thursday june 3, at the warmest weather of year Whitcomb hotel St. Joseph. Club president John Paul Tay Lor announced the speaker will be judge George n. Leighton of Cook county 111., circuit court. As a Jurist judge Leigh ton was placed on trial in a sense by some Public groups and newspapers for releasing two men arrested for an at tack an off duty Chicago police officer. Judge Leighton s decision was criticized by police supt. . Wilson and defended by Chicago bar Assn. And super duper rum be. Variety of sizes Misc. 2103 Langley St. Joe. 21 t 22. Adv. To it de markets. Weather Page it Page m Ruth s laundromat e. Cen Ter St., Coloma is open. At wholesale Grad. Prom monday is the last Day of registration for the june 22 elec Tion involving annexation of a Square mile of fair Plain from St. Joseph township to Benton Harbor. The offices of Benton Harbor City clerk Evelyn Grenawitzke dresses. Dress Hart adv. ._., Bird Bath up. Comb flow Tyler Peu study add. Chicago Assn. Of trial attorneys. Harvard graduate although he was a Grade school dropout and a negro judge Leighton gradual de Magna cum lauds Iron Howard University. He Cut Crit ind St. Joseph township clerk Harvard Law school on a schol Donald Maxham will be open from 8 . To 8 . For late registrants. All registered voters in the township and City will be Eli Cidh to wit a the warship and was graduated after his education was interrupted byword War ii. He served i the Pacific theater durin world War ii and was relieved from duty As a Captain i the infantry. As a former president of the hic ago Branch of the a act and As an attorney judge Leigh on attracted National attention Vas counsel for the defendants n a civil rights Case involving 0 negro citizens of Mobile Ala. He was a member of the larg est predominantly negro Law irm in the United states and handled Over 115 appeals or re views of civil and criminal cases in the state and Fodera courts prior to his election to he Bench. Death cell appeals at one time he was Handl ing the appeals of 12 individuals All of whom were occupy ing the death cells in Illinois. Judge Leighton was the first judge . Leighton Sticks by Riog of the circuit court of Coo Mercury hits 87 at Sodus reds flee fire attack by marines Saigon Viet Nam massive Force of . Air Force planes slammed bombs into the Quang Suoi military Barracks in North Viet Nam today in the closest raid so far to the communist capital of Hanoi. Ninety air Force jets destroyed 37 buildings in the target area which stretched from 55 to 60 Miles due South of Hanoi . Military spokesmen said. On one previous occasion . Planes had gone nearer to Hanoi but that was to drop Leaf lets. No planes lost All the planes returned safely and no enemy aircraft were seen a . Spokesman said. No planes were reported lost n today s series of air strikes which began with Small scale

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