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Escanaba Daily Press (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Escanaba, Michigan
The daily press 25 cents Escanaba Michigan thursday August 2, 1979 Carter alters his strategy Washington up Marine one the presidential helicopter lifted off Samuels Field in Bardstown bits Blade blowing the Waters left by a recent rain it was 6 50 pm and president Carter was to minutes behind schedule the a Bible Quot a the term used for the minute by minute presidential schedule Given to reporters and staff members a showed Carter was supposed to chopper to Standiford Airport in Louisville. 35 Miles away and Fly Back to Washington he did t instead Marine one flew 90 Miles to the flood swept Hamlet of English. Ind. And touched Down on a Muddy Meadow along Little Blue Creek Carter got out. Spoke to a few townsfolk about last we Elk s 10-Inch rain. And asked if Federal agencies were helping then he took off again Carter got Back to Andrews air Force base at 9 30 p in Edt. One hour and to minutes late it was uncharacteristic for the Jimmy Carter who conducted his 1976 Campaign and his presidency with split second punctuality in the aftermath of the Camp David Domestic Summit Quot Carter is showing changes in lifelong patterns of style that reflect the Way he is aiming at 1980 Carter is a reserved person whose favorite sport is fishing with his wife he has gone with her to the Solitude of Camp David 53 weekends during his 130 weeks in office since the Camp David Summit he has plunged into a style of campaigning and pressing the flesh reminiscent of the gregarious b Johnson Quot the duties of my Job tend to erect enormous barriers Between the people and your he told a a town Hall a audience of 2.100 in Bardstown Quot i am determined to keep those barriers Down Quot a few moments earlier in the motorcade around the town Circle that contains the courthouse. Carter got out of the Long Black limousine then suit coat off. Carter stepped on the front bumper of the limousine crawled on the Hood and sat Down on the roof the motorcade started up again with a secret service agent hooking his Finger inside the president s Belt to keep him secure some aspects of Carter s style will not change but. In fact probably will be heightened especially his practice of interacting w Ith Small groups it is what Carter does Best a Carter and his adult sunday school class. Carter and Small groups of people at Camp David. Carter and a handful of citizens in Carnegie. And mar Ginsburg w Acarter and the town meetings 51st state idea lives the Escanaba yacht Harbor was full of activity wednesday night As the Escanaba yacht club hosted its annual venetian night. Crafts from the area participated in the yacht Parade at Sunset and fireworks and a concert by the City band was also held. The club handed out first second and third place plaques for the Best decorated crafts. Staff photo petitions asking statehood circulated Boyne City an initiatory petition to create the Independent state of Superior iss has began circulating in Northern lower Michigan and the upper Peninsula the petition will Call for a special election to be held before the 1990 general election according to Susan Jones Deputy Media Secretary of the provisional government of iss it proposes statehood for the 42 counties in the Northern Poi Ion of lower Michigan and the u p to become a separate state the Southern Moat counties most recently included in the proposal include Mason Lake. Osceola. Clare. Gladwin and Arenac counties the petition is the first step to legally separate from the state of Michigan the goal of the group proposing the separation is to collect at least 32, signatures of registered Michigan voters a the whole idea behind the iss is to return to its citizens the control of their lives and land and of the size. Coats and actions of their local and state governments lost somehow Over the decades. Jones said Quot citizens at the Graa roots level have always been Are now and always will be Able to handle All their govern mental affairs yet. This is not How it presently works Lansing has. Somehow turned it around to where state officials determine where when and How grassroots citizens will perform this in t Scace Tabie to s probable majority of the Northern counties people a recent Delta county commissioners Resolution agreeing with the emerging iss Effort regards Michigan s governmental attitudes As being detriments to the Northern counties Way of life. Jones said it states Lansing would probably allow their being kept As a Park by Quot ridiculous legislation Quot that also tends to deprive their citizens of Many chances to earns decent living governor William Milliken it continues appears to consider the area in significantly populated and therefore not supplied with people properly qualified for terms of state commission and committee appointments Quot appeals for help fall on deaf ears Quot it says the initiatory statehood petition drive was announced at a Mio iss grassroots question and answer meeting arranged by Oscoda county news publisher Jim Davisson meetings like these will be held where Ever wanted in both North and South Nelson Yoder a newspaper editor said. Just Contact the movement s Headquarters in Boyne Quot presently governmental and school waste can be remedied. A Jones said Quot the Independent state of Superior would constitutionally give local areas their Choice of How present overlapping of authority services and Coats could be dealt with most effectively it could be accomplished by a reasonable trimming of the present system or by expanding City and Village municipalities to equal school District size. Thereby absorbing county and township governments or through a combination of the above or something entirely different a one third to Over one half tax saving without disturbing realistic services can be the result of elimination of waste in time. Effort and tax Money whether through ignorance or Jones added Quot when waste is removed the taxing system which Fosters it becomes she said Quot iss will replace the unfair property tax with a local area graduated individual and business income tax it will be based on local ability to pay. Locally decided by the payer not the Payee at Public discussions and the ballot it will be collected and used locally Only Quot Jones said Quot together with locally collected License fees of every kind. Excise and other direct and indirect taxes plus the Federal Revenue sharing Money it will More than cover All of the local area costs of schools roads fire and police Protection health record keeping courts and any other reasonable and realistic Community needs. Jones said Quot Sav Ings in the iss at the state level should be greater than at the grassroots the present Michigan state income and sales tax its single business tax. And the inheritance tax will not exist in the new state cuts in other present state revenues should also be possible such As on Gas and Oil products a smaller leaner and More responsibly functional state government Central citizen services pcs As proposed by the iss will play a definitely minor and greatly subservient to the local area role in the new clean slate state Quot Jones said Quot by thus practically eliminating bureaucratic overlap and under performance and ifs automatic spending formula More Money is freed for individual and business use which should promote increased maid Jones Quot a Small unicameral legislature will after a probably slightly longer first session meet every two years for not longer than 60 Days All legislation that results will be subject to referendum by those effected on elections All candidate ballots will have a separate final Box marked. None of the above which if receiving a majority would mean another election with All new she reported Quot iss has a projected population of about 700.000 plus therefore the governor s role like that of the legislature will be minimal with More prestige and Leas salary an important improvement in the Justice system will allow non attorney candidates to run for elected judgeship another will be less concern with minor traffic and Misdemeanour offence. Thereby allowing police departments to emphasize efforts on the prevention of and involvement with both real White and Blue Collar crime All these basics of the iss will be strongly recommended to the Constitution Ai convention Quot Jones said the Quot provisional government Quot of the emerging new Independent state of Superior is headquartered just outside of Boyne City. Ifs All voluntary and loosely organized the new state concept was thoroughly researched both the Northern and Southern areas share similar geography dorms economic potential and political abuse Good evening a native goes of fast food to top Chain by Peggy Bryson staff writer Escanaba a an Escanaba native Heads the Burger chef restaurant Chain and was in town to recognize the efforts of the upper Peninsula operation of that group Terry Collins said partners Harry Krebs and Bill Lavallie earned Burger chef s prestigious presidential award As the top Licensee in the system which includes 800 restaurants in 40 states. The use to the top Post was Swift for 37-year-old Collins who says he turned to the fast food business because he simply needed a Job to support his family at a time of financial crisis in a world of ups and Downs. Collins knows about struggle. In 1966. While trying to support his Young family and go to College at the same tune he ventured into the insurance business and earned $10,000 in a week Quot i figured if i could earn that kind of Money Why go to College and i quit Quot Collins said he then sold his insurance Agency and bought a paint and wallpaper business he lost his investment when the business went broke and that s when he went looking for new work Quot Luck is Opportunity and preparedness at the same time and i guess i was Lucky Quot said Collins about his decision to Start As a manager a trainee for Mcdonald s restaurants the giant Burger chef rival he started on the ground floor making hamburgers carrying out the garbage and cleaning tables within four years he had Dun bed the ladder in the corporation to become vice president of Mcdonald a West coast operation he stayed with Mcdonald s for to years when Burger chef came along with its offer to serve As president of the corporation and he s served in that capacity for two and a half years Quot there of course was a lot of Money involved in my decision to join Burger chef but there s also the Challenge and satisfaction to being at the top Quot Collins said. He finds the fundamental business philosophy similar Between Mcdonald s and Burger chef Good Quality fast service and cleanliness. Since he took Over As chief executive the Chain has expanded its popular salad bar offerings to become what he Calls one of the Best values for customers. The sign was changed to reflect the More mature Market Burger chef Aims for Quot the old sign was a Little kiddie for our 16-35 year old Market Quot Collins said new menu ideas Are tested in the Detroit area and at this time Burger chef is testing a breakfast feature Collins tries to visit Loor 12 restaurants a week and recently tend his hand at whipping up the new bisque and Gravy breakfast feature Quot i like to know How efficiently a new item can be produced and think its important to get the feel of it Quot since a fast Quot is the key word in service Collins says any new menu item must pass a series of tests before being accepted Quot it can t screw up efficiency it must be of unquestionable Quality and value and has to make a the growth of fast food chains has been phenomenal but Collins does t see it reaching a Peak just yet. Quot there Are always innovations the business has switched from standup service to seating and now we re experimenting with table delivery after the standup order a Collins was born in Escanaba and moved to Freemont Ohio As a youngster with his parents. Dale and Dorothy Collins he combined business with pleasure on this trip and visited with relatives in the area including an Uncle and aunt John and Ann Collins and Sisters Diane Vandewiele Laurie Dubord and Jeanne Lacrosse and brother Brian Lacrosse All of Escanaba another sister. Pat Holen lives in Lansing. Burger chef Headquarters Are in Indianapolis where he now lives his visit included taking part in a recognition dinner wednesday at the Terrace motor inn where managers of the five restaurants owned by Krebs and Lavallie were honoured for their part in earning the presidential award. The Krebs a Lavallie partnership started in 1968 with the opening of the Escanaba store late that year they opened another in Marquette where Lavallie is now headquartered. Since then the pair has opened restaurants in Iron Mountain and Ironwood and the newest addition is in Marinette opened in january this year Collins said they look for the Ideal when awarding the company s top operational award. A it s the personal relationship they bring to their employees and the Community. They re progressive and Sharp a a merry Christmas i just paid the last of the Bills chuckle an English professor wrote this comment on a College student s theme Quot your vocabulary is mean and impoverished but entirely adequate to express your thoughts Quot two sections pag0 Index Bayshore boat.2a editor Tai comments. 4 a death the family living.6a sports.1-3b comics a puzzles.4b classifieds.6-7b telephones business 766-2021 news 766-1021 Gladstone 426-3640 Manistique 341-5329 Powers 497-5632 read by More than 45 too daily Burger chef president Terry Collins found he Hasni to forgotten How to put together a great Burger. He started his career in the fast food business As a Mcdonald a manager trainee. The Escanaba native was in town wednesday to take part in a recognition banquet for managers of the five Burger chefs in this area. It
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