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Marshall Chronicle (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Marshall, Michigan Ltd a i o we ill in i a Avii see Page 7 a id a 1 a Fri mayor Schroeder How to celebrate memorial Dav ? see Page 4 Cloudy High 70 Low 52 postal Patron a Lar in a Mars hairs Hometown newspaper since 1879 monday May 14 1990 one Lared eleventh year no. 218 35 Centi Marsha a memo chamber planning its Spring open House the Marsha i area chamber of Commerce is planning its Spring open House in downtown Marshall for 6 . To 9 . Friday May 18. This will be a fun filled family evening featuring clowns roving instrumental groups and retailers new Spring merchandise. The Gran prize wll be a Marshall weekend of two including one night at the historic National House inn dinner theater for two at Cornwells Turkey House and Chauffer driven transportation Courtesy of Boshears Ford sales. The grand prize winners will receive Brunch at Schuler Sarff $100 in chamber Bucks the first prize Winner will receive $100 in chamber Bucks. Second prize is $50 in chamber Bucks. Shoppers May Register at participating stores. Steven d. Searles graduates at Emu Steven d. Searles has graduated by Western Michigan University with a master of science degree in manufacturing administration. Graduation ceremonies were held april 28. Home Grange will sponsor memorial the Home Grange will sponsor its annual memorial services May 20 at the Newton United methodist Church in new ton township. The service will begin at 2 . E-Revrgiiry-lntigh7ttastdri5ftte Newton United methodist Church will be the speaker. Guy Allwardt with his original writings will be featured in the program. A Long standing tradition of placing a Grange Flag on the grave of each person who was a member of the Grange will be done again this year. Mhz interchange and staff honoured the Marshall High school interchange and two staff members received awards in a contest sponsored annually by the great lakes interscholastic press association. The interchange was a second place Winner. Individual winners were Brodie Brockie who received an honorable mention in the reviews category and Jennifer Presecan who received an honorable mention in the advertising category. Container catches on fire at local Plant a Container of cel Ogen caught fire when acoustic technologies employees were welding on Friday morning according to Marshall City firefighters. While wearing air packs firefighters removed the Container from the factory at 905 Industrial Road and extinguished the chemical fire. I welding Sparks blew into the open con Taner of cel Ogen causing it to ignite fire officials said. No one was injured in the incident. Lottery results 3 digit 1-0-6 4 digit 7-3-�-6 lotto 7-�o1-31-37-43-46 Zinger 9-6-5-6-1-4 school Aid to be topic t tonight s meeting in James Moses Taff writer the Marshall school Board wants All in erected taxpayers to attend a state legis a Torso forum at a Tsuto flight at the Middle school auditorium. Board president Thomas Neidlinger encouraged residents to attend the meeting Vith state sen. John . Schwarz and state rep. Bill Martin both republicans to live in Battle Creek. Neidlinger said oth legislators have generally supported Tate legislation helpful to Marshall and ther Quot Public schools in the state. Neidlinger said the legislators will be first on tonight a Agenda. They will be Al owed to speak then answer questions rom the audience. Audience members will be Able to ask questions from the microphone or if they refer write their questions on cards and ass them Forward for Reading by a school Oard representative. In addition audience members will Quot be Ible to sign a petition asking the Legisla ure to consider refraining the states support for Public education. At present Dis a its around the state suffer because state Aid does not provide enough Money. La Cal districts have to raise the Money with Mil Page requests and voters Are reluctant to approve the tax increases. A a in be heard that people vote against our millage proposals to Send a message to Lansing about inadequate school funding a Neidlinger said. A a in a prefer to have the message sent at this meeting instead of voting no on our millage a the Board wants to pass a 2.47-Mill increase for one year on the june 11 election photo by Peggy Ellis Shearman elementary school third grader Josh Wright takes a look at the Art work at Michigan National Bank with his parents Chad and Pati Mundey. Josh s artwork is currently on display at the Bank. Student Spring Art show opens a millage is a Short term solution to our funding problems. We need a Long term solution from the legislators a Neidlinger said. A this the candidate forum night is our Opportunity to ask our representatives for that the Board could also hear a report from Joe Kiebala who Heads the june 11 millage Campaign task Force. The Force met last wednesday to begin planning the Effort and his group will meet again at 6 tonight at the Middle school learning resource renter Kiebala said his group has probably doubled in size compared to the 20 who attended last wednesdays session. A it is encouraging to see a Large group with Many new faces working on the Campaign a he said. The Campaign slogan a a please we need your help a is designed to be a respectful sensible request to the voters Kiebala added. A we should put old animosities aside. When adults can to play together its the children who Are Hurt a he said. A i also think Marshall is pretty Doggone lean right now. We have two fewer administrators than other districts our size. Good administration is obvious Here because there Are so Many student activities a Kiebala said. A and if we lose sports and school busing we could lose the mar Lee student body. That will bring Large budget cuts and it would be chaotic. I done to want to see. That happen a Kiebala said. The june 11 millage proposal is in three parts with individual voting allowed for sports in the Middle and High schools school busing and a third proposal for buying texts and equipment and funding the gifted and talented program. A fourth proposal is not a millage request. This would allow the Board to maintain its current operating millage level of 34.1 mar Lee sends 83 students to Marshall this year and next years number could be about the same unless students opt for nearby Olivet and Albion High schools which offer athletics. By Kim Foulkes news editor Marshall residents got their first peek at the Art work in the student Spring Art show at Michigan National Bank Friday night. The Art show which began in 1986, is sponsored by the Oaklawn Hospital auxiliary. The pieces chosen will be displayed at the Bank from May 11 to 25 and then will be moved to Oaklawn Hospital where they will be Hung on hallway Walls and in patient rooms. The Art work will be displayed for a year. The program was begun to a provide Honor to and recognition of Marshall Public school children a creative Talent and to share this Talent with Oaklawn hospitals patients and visitors a according to auxiliary officials. A special auxiliary committee collects submissions by the students and their Art teachers to be considered by a so Lection committee. That committee is Cor prised of area residents who have an interest in the arts. The committee makes the final selections and All students who submit their work Are awarded a certificate and a pin. And Alice vanderhorst. Middle school Crystal Barnes Michelle Bosserd Dawn Claytom Shawn Davidson Erika Dubois Mae Herman Chad Nelson Jessica Newton Julie Schaefer Jason Skrobot Stephen Sobel Greg strand Lisa Ward Samantha Weakley and Matthew Wolf. Madison elementary school Amanda at the end of the , the pieces Are returned to the artists. Titis is the fourth year that Michigan Ladonal Bank has donated to the program. The Art work from the following students will be displayed in the Bank and then in the Hospital High school Melissa Beals Tonja Brawley Rob Crandall Chris Degood Craig Farkas Holly Howard Garrett Isham Krista Larson Carrie Purucker Hamaker Paula Hillman Anne Kellogg Amanada Kimball Erin Loomis Andy Mccormack Jennifer Nardi Daniel Schroeder Doug Searles Shane Shubert Tiffany Tucker and Jill Vandenheede. Gordon elementary school Tyler Candelaria Tonya Dawson Kristin Dominique Jessica Johnson Aaron see Spring Art Page 2 Michigan week starting Friday by chronicle staff Marshall a Celebration of Michigan week starts this Friday and does no to Stop for nine full Days of festivals and recognition for those who make Dies City and state a special place to live. The chronicle has printed a special Section included in today a newspaper with a full account of planned activities for All of Michigan week. The Section also has background information on Many of Michigan weeks Volunteer chairmen for 1990. There was a time perhaps Back when Michigan week was first celebrated in 1954, when this event had As Many Days As any Normal week. The trouble was there were too Many things to celebrate. As usual Marshall wanted to do More. Michigan minutemen were to be selected volunteers both in Marshall and statewide were to be recognized and Good neighbors in the Community were to be honoured. Community festivals were to sprout with every passing year. A special Day would be set aside to recognize the Church As a spiritual asset to Marshall and Michigan a spiritual values Day on this Friday. Home town Day will follow on saturday and fan ply and recreation Day comes sunday. Government Day with the traditional mayor and City official Exchange with another Small Michigan City is coming up monday. This year Marshall a mayor Joseph Schroeder and City officials will Exchange with Frankenmuth for the Day. Heritage Dav is tuesday of Michigan wed. It starts with a free breakfast for senior citizens includes state Volunteer leadership awards at lunch and winds up with an evening reception at the Honolulu House museum. The Marshall historical society a Community restoration and preservation award will be presented at the reception. Business and Commerce Day is wednesday and includes a volleyball tournament education Day is thursday when retired school teachers will be special guests at a luncheon and Marshall a teacher of the year will be honoured. Hospitality Day is Friday and saturday is arts and crafts Day in Marshall. One of the biggest attractions the bar Cheeze classic with runners from throughout tie state will be held saturday. Could Bush Start new recession Washington a president Bush a Surprise move to seek a grand budget Compromise with Congress could backfire and hand the president the very recession he had hoped to avoid private economists warn. The fear is that cutting the budget deficit by the size being discussed a combination of spending restraints and new taxes in the Range of $60 billion to $100 billion would take a lot of steam out of the Economy. With economic growth Only expected to average an anaemic 2 percent this year such a Wallop could easily push the country into a recession putting an end to the longest peacetime expansion on record. A this could be a classic Case of doing the right thing at die wrong time a said David Jones an economist at Aubrey g. Lanston amp co. In new York. Jones predicted that the Adverse Impact from a budget agreement would hit in late 1991 or Early / 1992, at which time the loss of government spending in both Domestic and military programs and lower disposable income from higher taxes would be enough to trigger an economic slump. A it would be the worst possible environment for the president to run for re election a Jones said in an interview last week. A it could make George Bush a one term however other economists argued that the president is right to take the risk

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