News Palladium in Benton-Harbor, Michigan
9 May 1967

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9 May 1967

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The Herald press twin City news . Joseph mich.,tuesday, May 9, 1967s. J. Decides Friday elderly housing buckles seeks by school Post William buckles candidate Howard Delisle wont see re election new Chapel for funeral Home architects sketch of How new Chapel will appear for Kerlikowske amp Starks funeral Home is outlined in this View from main Street . Joseph. New clergy get mrs. Lula Lee cites local Bias Benton Harbor City commissioner Lula Lee last night appealed to White pastors to help end discrimination in housing. She said the statement of $1.8 million Cost is established would provide 107 apartments i now rent the . Joseph City commission will meet 11 30 . Friday to decide whether to Grant final approval to the $1.8 million 107-unit Low income senior citizen apartment proposed for Block 3 of the City a Urban renewal area. The . Joseph housing commission monday okayed a Low construction bid of $1,537,608 by Holland construction co. Of . Joseph to put up the 15-Story building. was to submit construction plans to Federal officials today in Chicago before a Friday vote by the City commission. The difference Between Hollands bid and the Toal $1,818.883 Cost of the project includes land plans and interest. The construction company a bid expires Midnight sunday and City atty. . Preston jr., last night recommended a decision Friday by the City commission a to be on the Safe sick Thomas Dale in Cire a the former Grace lutheran Church school under Public office told of his approval commission Secretary and cite a lease Purchase agreement approved yesterday by the of a plan Pri pvn Quot can who Urban renewal director said he Benton Harbor Board of education. Expects construction to Start Board members also agreed within 30 Days if the contract is yesterday that three of five approved. Portable classrooms will be plenty applications located the Calvin Britain _ he reported late monday that school site. A e the others will a Jujj visible any Day now present Benton Harbor and a a in be got 200-and-some Applina be Bard and Sodus schools. When specific Sites for two fair Plain Junior High buildings Misc in oct night on tons or residency in my each of the five units will pr0p0se i Junior High schools Are he said he approves of the a in Fri i ii third rpm pct for the a ice right now and the buld contain one classroom to House ann0unced. Raines said he hop planned additions to Sodus and of the a tvs a Iirth in Hasni to even been started Between 25 and 30 elementary e j a announcement could be Seely Mccord Riopel 4 youngsters according to Ray Maje yesterday but final work buckles an employee of Ben construction has started on a new Chapel for the Jno a he expects this figure to Sreboth assistant super securing options had not been Dix corp. Lakeshore division. Chapel will have seating capacity of Over 200 persons. Construction has begun. will adjoin existing building right. Begins plea to Aid building in housing in i Unema Chapel . Joseph firms facility to seat 200 persons formal bid filed for Block 4 j. S. Yerington Heads developers delis be not a candidate in june 12 election William buckles 43, of 2045 Highland Avenue Benton township became the first announced candidate for a four year term on the Benton Harbor Board of education. His candidacy announced the Board of education meeting yesterday by Raymond Sreboth assistant superintendent for business affairs was accompanied by a statement from trustee Howard Delisle who said he will not sek reflection. Two seats expire two Board posts Are to be filled the Regual school election on june 12. Expiring Are terms of Delisle and atty. Lester Page. No decision on whether to seek reelection has been made by Page. Sreboth told the Board petitions had been taken out for buckles. Deadline for filing petitions is 4 . Saturday. Buckles in confirming what temporary classroom space will be secured next fall he termed his first bid for Public office told of his of a planned expansion to the present senior High school. However he said he disapproves of two new Junior highs. Buckles said he believes that Junior High students can Best be accommodated by adding to the school District will rent Church Grace lutheran building May be bought by by j c % that would alleviate the problem. Raines said evidence of this the . Joseph cite com Kerlikowske amp Starks funeral Home that owners say was Masv double when the building goes intendant for business affairs. $375 per month completed. Said he has lived in the Benton the Board passed a Resolution Harbor area for about 21 years. He said his prime motive for Vail upon their congregations announcement of the expand to assist negroes in finding Sion was made by Louis a. ,. Request submitted april 24 by. Will be the largest m the area with a seating capacity Papoi fint inn s p open occupancy adopted by twin 200 persons of peonies state Bali but this 0ver 150 of the current Sreboth told the Board that permitting school Nistra cities municipalities is Ine Fec the new a Chuei win be built tinn Iso time in official form and signed app1jcations apparently qualify the lease Purchase agreement tors to announce the Sites As Tive against biased landlords to the South and adjoining the the family room will seat 50 by Johns. Yerington president a a Phroso a Low income w1 h Grase lutheran Church soon As and perhaps ministers can Ore present funeral Home 802 to 60 persons and will have a of colonial Helems Coro to Standar s he said Calls for monthly rental pay secured thus eliminating the main Street . Joseph. Separate Entrance. Box 26 Joseph apartment proposed by ments by the District of $375 for time of calling a special meet the architectural style will a a the housing commission would one year beginning july 1. He ing for the purpose be colonial to match the pres. Stubblefield acting for Colon be built no. 1 state Street on said the agreement also in Bra n scum yesterday re Homes. Kerlikowske and Robert l. Ent Structure. Exterior of the a Heights last month asked the site of the former . Joe eludes an option for the District iterated yesterday the a act Myca she told of a a a pathetic local Starks owners. New addition will be antique for a six month. $5,000 option machines Plant. To buy the building the end of stand that the Board is permit he and his wife Lillie Are Case where a White woman had Starks said the new addition White Brick. While the letter from Yerington the apartment proposal re a year for $55.000. Ting de Facto segregation. Also the parents of four children inquired for a negro family would be 50 feet along main Kerlikowske who founded the last night asked a one year gently sparked a round of yet the building which Sreboth repeated were stands against William s. Buckles 14 Leah about renting a House. The a p in a a Merak Home has been an a $5,000 option. A presented petitions aimed said will House five classrooms the equal Grants of $160,000 10 Lisa 7 and Wayland 20 land lord agreed to show doing the build Nii twin Citi corp the Arlo Stubblefield proposed a 10 dissolving the housing commis is territorial Road and Forest from Whirlpool corp. And Mott months believing the family was White. The addition will also include 1920�?Ts a native 5 to Sinh .st0 luxury Type apartment Sion and killing the elderly Avenue in Benton Harbor about foundation for the Community seeking the Board Post is to give representation to the Hull school area. He said he is a member of the e Union memorial Church and the Benton township when a negro Man arrived he a family room off the Large he has been Active in Manv was denied the housing. A certainly christianity Chapel and a lobby Isnit from the parking lot in the rear years. Been Active in a Many building measuring 90 by 70 feet housing proposal. A Block from the Benton town education program. Details re entering civic affairs throughout the with underground parking for City commissioners last night ship line. has been vacated ported in this newspaper Mon just words. is deeds too. We ______.,.t fat of the building. Seating Ca Starks became a partner in the first two floors. Need places to live. We re not pact the Chapel will be 200 1961. He has been general Cam sent to i Anners animals a said the negro coun an i can . Expanded pain chairman of the twin cil woman the City 200 cars and commercial use of unanimously voted to adjourn by the Parish Sreboth said Day brought another rebuttal Mission meeting. Their meeting until 11 30 . Adding that the state fire from Mcfadden firday when they will vote to marshal has approved its use a if you re against the com a Okay or kill the apartment for classes. Unity program you re against com As Conil i Apel by opening City United fund drive in 1964 Yermo Tony a letter offered no construction plan. Agreement to Purchase the five adult education you re against a folding partition which would and is currently vice president details beyond a Multi Story As outlined by Urban renew portable classrooms from the any literacy permit the seating of an Addi of the Community Chest. C of c committee hit for a narrow vision apartment building with com Al director Daley the apart Mcfadden corp., Lansing for Mcfadden continued that in Mercial facilities. The year ment would $52,000, was reached by the this District the Community cars get warning bikers option would be needed for be open to residents of three Board last month completing designs. 0r More years standing of . Seek one Mill a Hijo set Mph 62 or w the to a Nancy the temporary the option offer to the planning assets and incomes below a classrooms the school District commission the two other level yet to be specified by the win ask voters on june 12 to proposals for Block 4 Are for housing commission. Approve a 1-Mill Levy for one motels. housing commission year. This would raise about would pay a Flat rate of 10 per $146,000 school officials reported. Cent of the Gross annual apart a permanent solution to Over okayed a record 1967-63 City ment rent to the City schools crowded conditions hinges on a budget of $1,829,000, which in and county in lieu of taxes the favourable vote june 6 education program has included 247 persons learning to read and write another 357 adults working toward a High school diploma and 364 persons interested in special subjects . Mayor asks police action Benton Harbor police the also last night the commission a act solicitation Legal Benton manager says a two Man committee of the twin cities area chamber of Commerce is operating with narrow vision in denying solicitation permits to legitimate organizations Benton Harbor City manager Don Stewart said last night. Stewart declared he knows of ahead and sell tickets and see if no Law that prohibits a Organ the Public responds nation from soliciting or Selling scaling his own experience tickets to merchants. A its up to As a chamber of Commerce the businessman to determine manager Stewart said the in what he wants to buy. Tent of solicitation permits is to the City manager commented prevent misrepresentation and after two women told the City fraud by Fly by fighters. The commission denial of a solicit system should not curtail legit tion permit Means there will be image local gr0ups. He said. Of of representing the the chamber o Commerce a l or instituted the Quot Blue card plan Quot mrs. Nathan id Wens w. E of november t0 screen solicit. Rh.,r?k i a in a Ihrk to d i a is a Quot a Are Church of god in Christ said was creating confusion and made 10 Sel tickets or seek eludes a 5 per cent increase in payrolls and hikes for sanitary Landfill Library operations and really guaranteed such As weaving and you should be applauded fora a a a r of. Your remarks a Raines com Mit yesterday placed 10-Day a permanent solution to Over mpnt0 or Faddin warning stickers on a number the a acpt delegation yes of Parl fed vehicles that May be ter Day also asked the Board to 111 v dilation of the City s on 11 a u rest a Ross income goes for $9.725,000 bonding proposal. Al f met a is to their v Nuth ant operative car ordinance. Payl its hikes for sanitary operations and paying off fed-1 so on june 6. Voters will ballot Youmg Adit Council for a dance. In the stickers permit the owner. Construction on a request to Levy 4.25 Mills anhl5 a u sppi1 of the vehicle to remove adding three new firemen in and interest Bonds in the hands for three years to help operate schoo the dance cancelled Hin self within 10 Davs. Other july. Of private lenders. The District. A Nooi Ine dance was Ca Cenea. The 10 per cent in lieu of taxes might amount to approx sold parcel 6, lot 1 of Urban renewal a 59 by 67-foot lot on Church Street behind the Berrien county abstract amp title co., the abstract company for $4,000. includes a 20-foot easement vote pay about an hour and a half after get we see police can order the car pal p .8"8 pm _ a i ies was started. The Board noted ,0d Awa. L ,. That the space had been Reserve mayor Smith supplied police y e Ste Day brought criticism mately $5,000 annually Daley from Benton Harbor branched de id i the with a list of the autos which estimated or about $1,000 a a act leaders headed by will determine a a lick on refunds said were apparently in c., non nil let 0 ,1t10jre taxes than paid by Branscumb. President and or. F cancelled events which operative and parked in the Merit for a parking lot Nav a machines com Bassett Brown Branch Edu re sorted la have numbered eight a f Riverside Avenue ment tor a parking lot. Pan cation committee chairman. 1 f i h Var inns Buena Vista Wauconda Avenue having elderly renters will pay a both levied their remarks to groups a North Mccord Street Lasalle voted to pave an Alley from Price to Jones Street Between Church and court streets. Named or. . Hanna City health officer from 1929 to 1966. Don Stewart commission with the grievance. Difficulty before mrs. Ribera mentioned she cording to their Means which Board members and met with a in other communities is about stiff rebuttal from Gene my 22 per cent of their annual Fadden director of the school income Daley said. Districts Community education would lose $80,000 program. If the City says a a not Friday a if the a act does no to want As Deputy health officer so he Daley said will have to repay to get on the bandwagon sup May validate resident overseas $80,000 in Federal funds the port the building program its travel vaccinations As required housing commission has spent too bad a a Mcfadden said add by travel regulations. Cut by one third the water rates on 1 and 2-family Resi Auto snaps Utility la Ole and Forest avenues. City police in other matters investigated an apparent break in the tri county Community action program office 722 East Washington Street. Police said the hasp had been pried Dences during the approximate period of june through August. And approved an annual Highway maintenance contract with the state Highway department that will pay the City an from the door but entry a Benton Harbor police reported patently was not gained primarily for apartment con ing. A a let a get together on our that a Utility pole was broken mrs. Roxanna Willis last Striction drawings. Problems not Early this morning when struck night told police a Brick had Daley was to take the apart Mcfadden like Branscumb by an Auto operated by miss been hurled through a window ment contract to the Federal and or. Brown is a negro and Patsy Louise Kwast 26, of 509 of her Home 778 Highland building tension among negro derisj0ns Are made by a two difficulty on other fund i is mated $21.705 for maintain youths. The permit was sought by the happiness Bloom club an auxiliary of the Benton Harbor Branch a act to sell tickets for a Queen contest. Proceeds a a a a r no a he 4 n a a seeking funds for a summer Stewart advised the club to tickets for a play a Pat and Man secret committee. The happiness Bloom club request was turned Down March i 31 along with six others. The i if Here was Ruif time for the rejections included Berrien drives and was once stopped but i re an j i owing state controlled police while collecting Foi the streets in the City from june 30. Cancer fund 1967 t0 july l she said later she did know a. R Bill discussion Bucanan Senate Bill no. 109, better known As the agricultural producers marketing act of 1967, will be the topic of the discussion hour when the Pioneer Community farm Bureau meets in the Home of or. And mrs. Jack Harroff 8 ., wednesday. Presenting the subject will be Earl Beck discussion Leader. $1,645,670, from which the housing commission trimmed $108,062 by slight changes in streets in the City from june 30, specifications Daley said. Other bidders were Seth amp City atty. . Preston jr., Gem and associates inc., App hip a Fot or the also reported he received a Kalamazoo $1.664,790 Pearson county Council of churches on Parade even with a Colleck to the City monday for construction co., inc., Benton Quot a l Light in sit she $474.75. . Josephus share of an Harbor $1,773,700 and Sollitt up marked that Manv merchants anti Trust suit against Salt com construction co., inc., South remarked that n 2ener0us panties charged with Price fixing Bend $1,876,499. M the been generous of Sau so for Winter inc commit. Con housing assistance authority in yesterday h e joined Board main Street . Joseph. Chicago today for review. Members in agreeing there is miss Kwast police said was Holland construction c o m Sevres action within the districts treated mercy Hospital for Pany s original bid was lowest schools cuts and released. The Accident Cit pc �11 ii i i v occurred on Pipestone Street m Niu. Jumer court in Benton har Board chairman Clinton Bor about 3 25 a. A. Police said. Raines emphasized that Many miss Kwast was cited for Reck hours have been spent by the less driving according to to Board in making building plans lice. A drum and Bugle corps mrs. Ethel Ribera charged the club got a a run around the chamber of Commerce office and was not invited to i present its Case a meeting authorized a City contribution of when the decision was made. �5300 to go with a similar mayor Wilbert Smith noted amount raised by the downtown that the solicitation screening merchants Assn. Mayor Smith was not a commission matter said the expenditure was Justi will Quot a a a a Orinin inc in moved Twood i sa11 owl Vvs a ocl housing commission a r c h i r i Annj with the retailers removal the Check he said tests originally estimated Cor Lanm a act members also came from a washin8ton, . J Striction would Cost $1,466,209. Whom Nacar members Aiso panpncqntin0 a. Municipal Law firm representing p Anur Parade float got the Many go ahead As the commission coup leaders shot but said mrs. Ribera had a right to appear before the fied because the float represent the entire City. Accra Ghana apr two Ghana army lieutenants who led the abortive april 17 coup were publicly executed by a firing squad today. Avenue Benton Harbor. Of onion is reported missing a 36-year-old Millburg area woman. Mrs. Howard Agatha Daisy of Biastock Road has been missing since about 2 . Sunday Berrien sheriffs deputies said. Mrs. Daisy Mother of 10, is diabetic and must have insulin family members said. She is . Joseph City commission last night authorized a 33.3 per described As 5 feet 5 inches tall cent Cut in water rates for residential users during june july 200 pounds Black hair and and August. The reduction is made annually to encourage Browne gets. Ai us us Tael to Al do sprinkling of Laws a Quot a gardens Cir Yle and saw she 0 wearing White shoes Industrial venue dump Between there won be much effect on water Bills because More water. D a a Jark Blue dress wih 2 45 and 3 25 . Yesterday. Ils used Dunn the summer. White Collar. . Joseph okays annual summer water rate Cut dump fire is put out i

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