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Escanaba Daily Press (Newspaper) - September 1, 1984, Escanaba, Michigan
Soo citizenship Battle to help . Parents Washington apr a Mother spent More than a year battling . Immigration officials to get citizenship papers for her Canadian born son but her fight spurred a change that could help All Northern Michigan residents with similar problems. In the past foreign born Michigan residents who wanted a certificate attesting to their . Citizenship usually had to travel to Detroit for processing. Occasional special immigration sessions for Northern Michigan residents were held in Marquette in the upper Peninsula. With Many . Mothers choosing to Bear their children in Canadian hospitals because obstetricians Are in Short Supply in Sault Ste. Marie mien., the need for Many to travel to Detroit to get documentation of . Citizenship for their Young children prompted complaints. A caseworker for rep. Robert Davis a Gaylord Epos Fror Contact from Northern Michigan residents unhappy with having to travel to Detroit to obtain the n-600 certificates. Davis this month announced that immigration and naturalization service officials had agreed to process the applications at the port of entry in Sault Ste. Marie Mich. All other citizenship cases or naturalization cases still will be handled in Detroit. A this will save a lot of travel time for residents in my District particularly for those parents who have their children born in Canadian hospitals a Davis said. Laura to Otto Davis caseworker in Cheboygan said the change in procedure came after Davis sought help for a Sault Ste. Marie Mich., woman who had spent More than a year seeking citizenship papers for her 6-year-Ola son and had trouble meeting interview dates assigned her in Detroit. Is. Otto declined to identify the woman. Or Michigan in Brief k by decades end the daily press Escanaba saturday sept. 1,1984 a 3a Utility confident in nuclear Plant s future grand rapids Mich. Apr construction on the controversial Midland nuclear Power Plant will resume by the end of the decade when the need for its electricity becomes More pressing a Consumers Power co. Executive says. In a speech thursday to the grand rapids rotary club James b. Falahee vice chairman of the Utility said a a in a convinced that the Plant will be built but probably not before the need becomes More he said residential and commercial electricity demands Are growing and existing Power generating stations can to handle the increased Load. Falahee said that during the first full week of August the company broke three records for electricity production and had to buy Power from two Utility companies in Indiana one in Canada and one in Ohio. Once during that week he added 22 percent of the Power used by the Utility was coming from out of state. The demand should be a a Clear signal to somebody to do some thinking about the next Peak Load and How to meet it on an economical and reliable basis a Falahee said. Falahee did no specify who would Complete the Plant. Paul Knopick Consumers spokesman said Friday a we simply Don t know who would finish that Plant whether it would be us or somebody else but it simply is not rational to assume that an asset such As that would be wasted Given what we know to be the future need for electricity in this construction on the Midland Plant was stopped in july when Consumers Power and opponents of the project failed to agree on rate increases that would have allowed completion. Consumers which had argued during negotiations with opponents that the Plant was crucial to meeting Michigan a Energy needs through the year 2000, asked the state Public service commission for $7 billion in rate increases Over 15 years As reimbursement for expenditures on the Plant. Pc chairman Erie Schneidewind is scheduled to meet wednesday with Consumers directors and Brief them on proposals to nurse the Utility Back to financial health through a combination of rate increases Cost cuts debt restructuring and cancellation of common Stock dividends. The Midland project begun in 1967, was expected to take eight years to Complete Anat Cost $350 million. At abandonment the Utility had spent some $4 billion on construction costs in bringing the project 85 percent toward completion. A car trial to resume Washington apr general motors Federal trial on government charges that its 1980 a cars Are unsafe is tentatively set to resume next month with government lawyers warning that delays a could Lead to needless deaths or pm attorneys maintained however the Case carried no special sense of urgency As . District judge Thomas Jackson on thursday tentatively scheduled the trial to resume sept. 24. A the trial began March 13 but has been in recess since Early july so Jackson could handle other cases on his docket and court personnel could take vacations. The lawsuit was filed in August 1983. The government charges that the rear wheels of pm s 1.1 a million 1980 a cars tend to lock too quickly sometimes causing dangerous spins. It wants the cars recalled and repaired and seeks a $4 million Fine against the automaker. The Case covers 1980 models of the Chevrolet citation Pontiac Phoenix Buick Skylark and Oldsmobile Omega. A in a motion filed earlier this week government lawyers requested an expedited trial and stated that a if any Relief that a the court May order is to be effective it should be imposed pm filed a response thursday maintaining that the government had presented Quot no evidence for its rhetorical claim of urgency a official pleads to charges a Benton Harbor Mich. Apr Berrien county a ars Onnel director pleaded guilty to a Drunken driving charge. Riday the Day after he was named in a warrant alleging that he solicited a prostitute. Burton r. Aldrich entered the plea before fifth District judge John Hammond in an agreement with prosecutors. Aldrich was not immediately sentenced. On thursday a warrant signed by fifth District magistrate Joyce Bucher alleged that on aug 24, Aldrich accosted and solicited a woman to commit prostitution according to court records. City attorney Ernest White said the guilty plea came in Exchange for prosecutors dropping solicitation charges that Hay have developed from the original warrant. Aldrich had no comment after court Friday afternoon. He was named county personnel director in december 1981 after he had served for to years As superintendent of St. Joesph schools. They Call me grandmother Ionia Mich. Apr a they Call me grandmother a beamed Bernadette Gallagher. A some of them tease me. They wish me a Happy mothers a a in a not afraid of them a that a the biggest part a she said most grandmothers Arentt afraid of their families. But mrs. Gallagher so a grandchildren Are convicted felons a thieves assailants rapists even killers. Mrs. Gallagher is one of la Foster grandparents age 65-74, who work four hours a Day five Days a week at the Michigan training unit in Ionia a medium Security prison for men most under 21 years old. A a in a a substitute for their real grandmother a said the Friendly White haired Greenville woman eyeing a prison classroom full of wary Young men. A most of them come from broken her gentle voice the orderly classroom and Graceful landscaped grounds suggest a College Campus. But Only Yards away Are barred doors double fences guar posts and Rolls of razor Sharp wire that imprison 780 men. A they really miss her when she a gone Quot said teacher Margaret Beach. Quot some say she reminds them of their grandmother a she is in no danger in Here. A the unusual program a a believed to be the first of its kind in the nation a is a joint Effort of eight Cap inc., a four county Community action Agency and the state department of corrections. The program began in october 1983 and offers prisoners a Chance to develop Reading abilities and learn trades and other skills under a Veteran Eye. New professional High tech styling she hone e vent hair designers a Iori ouzo to Cappaert a Cheryl Sundalius Lindahl i Mark Bonno a Iris Johnson a Debbie Rolstad Rice 786-8878 Aero prom Sears 2420 Ludington Escanaba introductory prices hair cuts is and Bio perms from b32 includes Cut hours Mon t wed 9 to 6 tue it. Thurs s tri 9 to 8 Sot 9 to 2 try our famous breakfast special a 2 eggs any style a Choice of sausage or Bacon a hash Browns a hot cakes or Toast served s am to 11 am Dally Only s1.99 downtown Escanaba a ii i i ii 4 Long labor Day weekend planned for bar gainers Detroit apr labor negotiators for general motors corp., Ford motor co and the United Auto workers Union committed themselves Friday to working through the labor Day weekend in Hopes of reaching a contract settlement without a strike. Gmys chief Bargainer Alfred Warren said that a by monday night we Hope to have out of the Way Quot some minor items in the contract. The extra hours will give both sides two weekends at the bargaining table instead of the usual one before the current pact expires sept. 14. The companies and the Union said they were trying to heal the rift that both created after the companies made their opening contract proposals to the Union tuesday. Neither pm nor Ford offered its Blue Collar workers a raise in their base wages although pm offered $900 in Lump sum payments Over two years to its 350,000 workers. Law president Owen Bieber on wednesday told both companies to rip up the proposals and a Start All Over Quot and the Union named both companies As strike targets. Bieber delivered his message in person to the companies Friday and told reporters later that he asked pm and Ford a to go Back and get together a meaningful Warren and Fords chief Bargainer Peter Pestillo said separately that they still considered their proposals a starting Point from w hich the companies expected to move. Pestillo said that it would be better to a Deal in pieces Quot of the contract instead of considering it As a w Hole this Early in the talks. Donald Ephlin the chief Law Bargainer at pm said he a would expect that most of it bargaining will come out another part of the management Union rift involves pattern bargaining a the practice of singling out one company for a strike bargaining there almost exclusively and then trying to match the contract at the other companies. The unions strategy of double strike targets a tried Only once before a was part of its Effort to preserve pattern bargaining. But Pestillo said Ford is structured far differently than is pm and is affected differently than pm by Market forces particularly the Impact of foreign cars. Warren said pm a has problems that Are very much different than Fords problems. Its going to have be be a different Type of agreement a a metro Detroit mayor is guilty of extortion Detroit apr the mayor of suburban Dearborn Heights was convicted Friday by a Federal jury of attempting to extort up to $250,000 from several companies seeking the City a Cable television franchise. Donald Bishop 53, mayor for four years was charged with conspiracy extortion and obstruction of Justice for demanding payments from the companies Between 1981 arid 1983 . Attorney Leonard Gilman said. . District judge Philip Pratt presided Over the two week trial in w hich Bishop took the stand in his own defense. A i done to think the jury would have been out five minutes without my testimony a Bishop said after the jury returned from More than three Days of deliberations. Bishop faces up to 20 years in prison on the conspiracy and extortion charges and up to five years for obstruction of Justice Gilman said. The guilty verdicts automatically strip him of the mayors Post. In april 1983, the Boston based Continental Cablevision was awarded a 15-year contract to provide service to the Community of 70,000 just West of Detroit. A Federal grand jury said Bishop acting through intermediaries solicited Money from Continental and several other Cable companies. One intermediary told representatives of teleprompter Cable co., now group w Cable that for $250,000 he could guarantee it got the contract the indictment said. One intermediary was accused of lying to the grand jury and another was not indicted. The indictment also charged Bishop tried to extort $185,000 from Barden Cablevision and $25,000 and a percentage of receipts from Harron Cablevision. Of Clarence come Home Liza bristle Dexter gives it her Best shout Friday As she competes in the husband calling contest at the Michigan state fair. Bristle who won the event for the last nine years was calling her husband Clarence who was Well w within earshot to hear her Call his name. Meantime Kevin Pfaff covers his ears As the contest continues. More than a dozen contestants were inv olved. It a photo state to train older workers Lansing Mich. Apr two new state sponsored worker training programs involving native crafts and greenhouse farming Are creating jobs and opportunities for older workers gov. James Blanchard said wednesday. The projects financed by $470,000 from the governors office for Job training and other donations will help teach workers How to make and Market their own products. Unemployed workers age 55 and older who Are economically disadvantaged Are eligible for the programs. A greenhouse program will train 66 people in horticulture and Small business practices with help from county agricultural agents and Community College staff. Vegetables and bedding plants will be grown at locations in Oscoda Kalamazoo and Iron River and Western Wayne and Montcalm counties then sold locally. The crafts program which will operate in the upper Peninsula will Start with a Market study to determine which product have the Best Chance of Success state de is launch and Campaign Lansing Mich. Apr the Michigan democratic party will fire its first Volley against incumbent Republican state lawmakers a package of radio spots blasting the cops Sloppy spending policies on monday. The goal is to discredit republicans and possibly w in some of their seats in the nov. 6 election. All 110 state House seats will be up for grabs and democrats Are hoping to Widen their current majority of 62-46, state democratic party chairperson Richard Wiener said f riday. There Are two vacancies. The 60 and 30-second spots will begin a two week run next week at 20 selected radio stations mostly in Northern and Western Michigan. Wiener said the state party is spending about $20,000 to produce and air the advertisements and Likely will spend much More than that on subsequent rounds As election Day nears. Quot the party As an institution is very very committed to making certain that the very excellent democratic legislators get re elected a Wiener said. A a we re going to make sure the democratic message and the Republican failures Are Wiener said democrats have targeted eight gop representative s in districts which they think they can win Colleen Engler of mount pleasant Donald Gilmer of Augusta Edgar Geerlings and Mickey Knight of Muskegon John Pridnia of Harrisville Timothy Walberg of Tipton William run oof Dearborn and Ralph Ostling of Roscommon republicans have compiled a similar list of democratic incumbents. The ads touch on Michigan a Economy interest rates environmental records and specific legislation most attack the Gap As a whole but two have Blank spaces into which the name of a particular lawmaker can be inserted. A a Michigan a Economy is rebounding and people Are going Back to work thanks to the courage of the democrats in the legislature a one and notes. A in fact its working so Well that almost 70 percent of the temporary tax increase is already gone. 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