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Escanaba Daily Press (Newspaper) - August 13, 1980, Escanaba, Michigan Mark the Bird Fidrych lasts eight in Tiger loss Page 1b state corrections department director Speaks in Manistique _ a Page 8b rain Clearing thursday rain Page 2a the daily wednesday August 13, 1980 Escanaba Michigan two sections 24 pages 25 cent Thompson Man faces involuntary manslaughter charge in traffic death Garden Corners a a three car Accident tuesday claimed the life of an Illinois woman and left her husband hospitalized in Escanaba. Ronald l. Nadeau 21, Thompson Driver of one of the vehicles was arraigned in Delta county District court later tuesday on felony charges of involuntary manslaughter and requested a court appointed attorney for a preliminary examination. The5 50a in. Mishap killed Rosamond Geremia 64, Park Ridge 111a passenger in a car driven by her husband. Peter j. Geremia 65, who is listed in Good condition today at St Francis Hospital. According to state police at the Manistique Post the Accident occurred about two Miles West of county Road 483 on u. S. 2 in Garden township. Police say that Nadeau was westbound when he crossed the Enterline and struck a Semi trailer driven by Victor m Zar 45, rapid River Nadeau then struck the Geremia vehicle which was travelling behind the Semi truck causing the Geremia car to Roll Over. Mrs. Geremia was thrown from the Auto on Impact. Zar was not injured in the Accident and extensive damage was reported to the Nadeau and Geremia vehicles Nadeau was treated and released from St Francis Hospital after being lodged in the Delta county jail prior to arraignment. He has been released on $2,500 Bond state police report mrs. Geremias death brings Delta county a number of traffic fatalities to eight so far this year compared to six at this time last year Junior steer show another highlight ladies Day opens fair j Delta commissioners pave Way for local Road projects by Ric k Rudden staff writer Escanaba a local Road construction projects received a much needed shot in the Arm tuesday when the county Board decided to allocate Over $100,000 which could be added with township and county Road commission funds to raise the $286,000 needed for local Road building this year. The county decided to give $111,126, which was taken from both unexpended county funds designated for local Road construction in 1079, totalling about $75,000 and another $80,000 set aside by the county for local Road construction in 1980 if agreed upon by the townships and Road commission the allocation will be added to $80,000 from the Road commission and just Over $95,000 from the townships to raise the $286,000 needed for local Road construction projects which have already been released on bids this year in the past the three have pooled their monies together on a Matching basis with each paying one third the Cost of the project. But this year the Road commission could not come up with its usual share so the county Board in effect decided to virtually pick up what the Road commission could not cover while the townships Are still Chipping in their approximate one third allotment. Meanwhile the county Board is paying for about 40 percent of the entire Cost for local Road construction while the Road commission is paying for approximately 28 percent. Some slight modification of these figures Are expected because two proposed construction projects Are expected to Cost less according to Ken Buckland superintendent of the Road commission. In other action the Board decided to a allow Gary Quick to withdraw his resignation to the county Road commission. A table two Billings totalling Over $10,000 from Evans and associates of Wisconsin until supportive information is received. A pay a May 7 Billing from the Law firm of Butch. Quin Rosemurgy Jardi Sand Valkanoff for a most $11,000 the statement is for Legal fees As a result of the county lawsuit with the state Over the Headlee amendment As it applies to state mandated solid waste management. A pass a Resolution stating that the county will accept responsibility for developing a solid waste management plan Only if their attorney in the Case is satisfied with the response of the state attorney general a office authorize the sending of two letters to the Federal office of Revenue sharing. Joe letter will request that the county be waived from its requirement to audit Revenue sharing funds the second letter in an apparent attempt to a keep both bases covered Quot will request that an Extension deadline of aug 15 be granted so that the county will have time to implement the audit. A approve the pre application by the county Extension service for a Grant which would help fund a feasibility study of a vegetable and fish processing Plant in Delta county. Kit p it people editor Escanaba a the weather was right and the size of the crowd Good at the enthusiastic opening yesterday of the up. State fair. A is no to it great to be a woman Quot welcomed state fair Board member Ruth g. Butler to the overflow audience attending Quot ladies Day a one of the myriad of programs highlighting fair activities. Butler s Anticipatory exclamation was in direct Harmony with the announcement of the two top winners in the daily series of events sixteen year old Angie Parrotta of Eustis captured top honors in the Junior steer show the Menominee county youth s 1290 Pound Hereford simmental Cross was named grand to Jeff Hacker s Hereford simmental Cross Breed honors Parrotta s work with the Brown and White prize Winner began last october when she began to raise the Well attended steer Menominee county youth All but swept the top ribbons in the Junior steer show Reserve Champion honors went to Jeff hackers Hereford sentimental Cross and another Menominee county youth. Dave Grandquist. Won for Noth Best horned therefore and Best polled Hereford. Dean Latendresse of Houghton county garnered the Best main Anjou steer a Young woman from the Copper country Marceline Rovano was named top contestant in the u. P a homemaker of the year Quot contest a Laurium resident the 30-year-old homemaker was expressively surprised upon hearing the announcement of her winning. With tears of obvious happiness in her eyes she commented. A a to think someone would give me a Mink to stay continued on Page 3a Kennedy leaves Mark on Democrat platform new York up a democrats nominate Jimmy Carter for president again tonight to run on a platform carrying the imprint of his vanquished rival sen. Edward Kennedy whose speech captured the heart of the Index area news a fair opinion. U. P./michigan., a people.10-a in Good sports.1-1-3-b Manistique news a a world National la a democratic convention for an evening Kennedy sold fashioned emotional Stem Winder tuesday night brought delegates jammed into Madison Square Garden to their feet and tears to the eyes of his supporters when he blasted Ronald Reagan and ticked off the things that make democrats different from republicans. So electrified were the delegates by the speech and by the wild 39-minute demonstration it generated the Carter forces hastily Cut a Deal they would cede Kennedy his $12 billion jobs program in the democratic platform to avoid a potentially humiliating defeat on National television. The delegates roared approval of three important economic planks a virtually All Kennedy had fought for except a Call for mandatory wage and Price controls. He gave that up in what Carter aides called a Quot significant Quot Concession Carter earlier agreed to one Kennedy Plank that social programs should not be Cut to balance the budget but violently opposed two others a the jobs program and giving jobs priority Over inflation control a the mood of the House Here its Kennedy a night Quot said democratic National chairman John White in explaining the steamroller effect of Kennedy swords a a everyone wants to show the senator a we love you a a there was no immediate reaction to the convention action from Carter who was flying in from Washington today. But Campaign chairman Robert Strauss hinted Carter simply May ignore the economic planks added on the floor. Of Ltd ladies of the Day a top winners in opening Day activities at the pm. State fair yesterday were Marceline Hov Ano top photo named . Homemaker of the the 30-year-old i a ii Rill Iii homemaker is a versatile artist actress seamstress but most of All she says wife and Mother. Below 10-year-old Angie Parrotta of Eustis gives a Pat on the Hack to her grand Champion steer. The Menominee county youth captured top Iio nors in the Junior steer show fair schedule wednesday aug. La Junior registered horse show. 8 30a in Junior beef brooding show. 9 a in Horseshoe pitching contest 2 p in Market livestock Sale 7 . Hurricane hell Drivers. 8 p in it grandstand it thursday aug. La Junior Dairy cattle show. 8 30 a in Junior horse show Pony classes 8 30 a in Junior horse judging contest 9am Hereford beef cattle it pen show ,9am Horseshoe pitching contest 2pm demolition Derby 8 p in Friday. Aug. 15 draft horse Halter and hitch show 9 a in. Beef judging demonstration i 30 p in Junior livestock judging contest 1 .30 . Beef fitting and show Manship. 1 30 senior citizen s Talent contest i 30p in Horseshoe pitching contest 2pm Rex Allen and Margo Smith shows 6 30 and 9 30p in 1 grandstand saturday. Aug.16 open class horse show8 30 a in Van contest la am draft horse pulling contest 1 grandstand Stock car racing. 8 p in sunday. Aug. 17 Aqua i Birse show 8 30 am antique Auto contest Ila in dog show. I tractor pulling contest i p in 1 grandstand i Stock car racing 8 p in 1 grandstand it Harris woman shutters at thought of convict still around by Rick Rudden staff w Titer Harris a fear has a Long cold Finger. When it tugs on your ear it sends a misty fog into your Throat a Quick chill into your very Bones and forces Goose bumps to sprout on your skin Mary Jane Mileski 21, Harris went through such a freight eng experience last week hideout a Mary Jane Mileski of Harris shows where an armed escaped convict was apprehended in her garage. The Man had a loaded Rifle and was sleeping in the abandoned car when Menominee county sheriffs deputies caught him. Staff photo she had a close encounter with a armed escaped prisoner Early saturday morning in her Home the prisoner. Edsel c Mclaren. 49, was apprehended by a sheriff s Deputy in the Mileski garage saturday while walking away from the Marquette prison aug i Mclaren ended up in the Mileski garage after going to Munising on aug 3 and ordering Dean Kolbus. 23. Of Sheboygan Falls wis., by knife Point to drive him to the Mackinac Bridge instead of driving East to the Mackinac Bridge Kolbus instead drove West to bark River where Mclaren left the vehicle he then became hunted in the bark River Harris area by Law enforcement officers and tracking dogs until he was eventually apprehended in the Mileski garage the Mileski Home is located near the intersection of i s 2 and county Road 551 in Harris Mary Jane said she first noticed Mclaren near her Home on Friday when she observed him about a Quarter of a mile away from her Home leave the Woods Cross u s 2 and reenter the Woods on the other Side of the Highway that she said was the first indication that something was wrong still uneasy Mary Jane and her husband Gary 22, decided to go to a party that night precaution sly they tried to hide their Rifle in an attempt to prevent the dangerous Escapee from finding it and doing harm but their plan backfired upon returning Home from the party at about 2a inthe Rifle was missing from its hiding place panic struck Mary Jane Mileski her imagination ran rampant she feared for her sister and brother in Law who live next door thinking that the convict had attacked them w Ith her husbands Rifle a my first instinct was that he had shot my sister and brother in Law a she said after first seeing Mclaren on u s 2 that afternoon. Mary Jane said she Felt that something was amiss something was w Rong when she returned w Ith her husband to their Home in the Early morning hours those feelings Call them premonitions peaked we knew he was there you know when you have the feeling that someone was around Well he was there we just knew it a Mary Jane said then the two walked into the garage found that the hidden Rifle was missing and then ran to Check on their in Laws and called the police Menominee county Deputy sheriff Richard Nichols with the Aid of Gary Mileski later apprehended Mcl Aren without struggle the Escapee was discovered sleeping in a car in the garage w Ith the Rifle on his Lap Mary Jane Mileski said the memory of that night still frightens her for three Days she was unable to return to her Home opting instead to stay w Ith her Mother a i was afraid very afraid scared of coming Home a she said her fear grew to the Point where she was forced to go to the doctor and attain a mild sedative even still she is uneasy in her Home Quot it s still weird like he s around somewhere a she said the Long cold Finger of fear leaves a bit of a scar

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