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9 May 1967

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9 May 1967

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Area Roundup the Herald press Section two st. Joseph mich., tuesday May 9, 1967see Lac construction starting in june hurdle is crossed by state Okay Board regrets resignation of or. Plummer despite a tight schedule Between now and the end of june construction should be underway on Lake Michigan colleges new Campus by the time resigning president Robert Plummer save his final Farewell june 30. While the Board of trustees last night voiced genuine regret in accepting Plummer a resignation for reasons of health it did receive some Good news in connection with the building program. Plummer reported the colleges request for 50 percent Matching state Aid in construction of one of three buildings in phase i of the building program has been Given state budget Bureau approval. He called the bureaus approval of he $977,s00 heating service and mechanical building the a second hurdles. Aid for this third building had been in serious doubt. In his letter of resignation anticipated by earlier informal announcement Plummer e a pressed his thanks and appreciation to the trustees the administrative staff and faculty a the dedicated Board of trustees and its chairman have been i source of strength to me As the College has developed into a big business. In these 15 months the Board and its chairman have become cherished friends. I could not have asked for a voter expressions of regret Over the residents resignation were voiced by various members of a lie Board and probably Crys a lived Best by mrs. Emily Foster Board Secretary who stated a i feel he has shown himself to be a Man for All Lac vice president s. Olaf Karlstrom reported that $3,700,-000 Worth of College Bonds for the first phase building program will be sold May 22. Bids will be opened at the boards regular meeting that evening. Then after three weeks to advertise for construction bids he said the schedule Calls for letting the construction contracts on june 13 actual construction must be begun before the close of june for the College to Cash in on the $500,000 state Matching Grant contained in the 1966-67 budget. Action was also taken on other matters that must All dovetail together in the construction program schedule. The Board awarded a contract to Layne Northern Mishawaka ind., Well drilling firm to Drill two two Inch observation Wells 125 feet deep and an eight Inch Well the same depth. Cost of the Job will be $2,700. The Well must be Down and tested before the May 22 Bond Sale Date. Or. Plummer said an Anonymous donor will pick up the Tab for All the Cost Over $25,000 of moving a Petroleum pipeline that runs smack through the Middle of the building site on the 259-acre Campus. The College is to stand $25,000 of the Cost. Estimated Price of re routing the Marathon Oil co. Pipeline along the Eastern Boundary of the Campus was $60,000 last fall but May be higher now. A Marathon representative promised relocation of the one mile of pipe will be completed by june 1, according to Plummer. Some 5,000 out of 95,000 White Pine seedlings that Are to be planted in Board belts around the Campus perimeter this Spring Are already in the ground Karlstrom reported last night. The tight building program schedule was in part responsible for the boards refusal last night to reconsider a previous action designating Gas As the fuel to be used in the heating and air conditioning systems at the new Campus. Reconsideration had been asked by tire Indiana amp Michigan file citric co., which has sought to convince the Board to go to electric heat. Voting. Against reconsideration on the basis of the tight schedule and recommendations of the Campus architect and his heating consultant that Gas fuel was better in this instance were trustees Robert Small Harry Nye Dean Kimmerly and mrs. Foster. The three trustees voting for reconsideration were or. . Bliesmer or. Bernard c. Radde and Beryl Dominy. Borrowing by school authorized South Haven Board gives Green Light on 8200.000 loan schools opening wont be delayed Lakeshore or. High not held Back by storm South Haven the South Haven Board of education last eni of an Era a demolition Crew razes a Cluster of five buildings designated by the South Haven City Council As a a dilapidated and in violation of City housing and building codes along North Shore drive. The structures belonged to the former colonial Lake Shore resort and before that the Nudelman estate one of the facilities that helped make South Haven known for its tourist Trade Back in the 1930�?Ts. The property was purchased last year by a grand rapids Developer who revealed plans for construction of a 12-unit apartment building on the site but was later unable to finance the project. Staff photo both Watervliet and Colonia reject pleas by Martindale representatives of the contractor building the new iii it authorized school sunt f Junior High school told the Lakeshore Board members o Norlin to borrow up to last night they expect the building to be ready for $200,000 in Short term Loans to use when school opens in september offset deficit spending during a spokesman for Seth e. I the coming summer months. Giem of Kalamazoo said a we in hair Chook for n special Norlin said the school was not feel Quot the building will he education school and will build yet a out of Money but the he said that possibly a new schoo in the Stevensville depletion of surplus funds by r the shop Ond music rooms m by 3103 no decisions were reached present deficit budget is expect not be finished. The contractor last Niht. De to use up All available has added additional men to the Board accepted the Low Money before the present fiscal offset damage suffered when a by 0f b a r o d a hardware Yeai is completed. Storm hit april 21, causing Baroda to convert the Elemen election May 23 extensive damage to the tary school heating Plant r i building. Coal to it As for $2 175 the school has been operating the Board approved contracts on deficit budgets for the past for 13 teachers a seven in the two years. The Board last elementary system and six for Mon a voted to ask school the High sch0ol. Supt. Edward Stafinski said Lakeshore needs nine Grade school teachers and three High school instructors. There was no mention of a pamphlet passing incident that District residents to approve a request for seven Mills of extra operating funds in a special election set for May 23. A tentative $1,533,645 budget no place for tuition students voting machines will be utilized w a ter Vliet the Watervliet school Board denied a request from the Martindale school for consideration of taking Martindale students on a tuition basis at the Board meeting monday evening. The request in the form of a letter written by Mary Martin Secretary of the Martindale school Board was that approx school tax hike vote set june 12 Bangor 7 Mill Lew beaten by voters last month annexation request is denied Board shies from stand on rezoning or for the 1967-68 fiscal year stirred Lakeshore High school hinges on the Success or failure two weeks ago. Two persons of the ullage election. And indicated they planned Norlin told Board members to speak on the subject did not that a team from the North show up. Central association of school Stafinski was Given Permis districts recently evaluated the Sion to add a second remedial school system and presented a a Reading teacher and the Board very favourable he said voted to expand the vocal music the report did indicate How program but tabled a decision Ever that the District is not on enlarging the physical Educa spending enough Money for its tion proposals education program. Board president William Nitz Norlin announced that or. Was named to represent the Woodrow Smith vice president Board at the intermediate Board emeritus of Central Michigan of education meeting june 5 at University will be this years Lakeshore. Commencement speaker. The Board discussed with the following persons were representatives of Christ hired As members of the teach lutheran school st. Joseph the driving instructors get raise Lawton school Board meet a Lawton a the Litun Board of education last in i withheld the announcement of the name drawn to add to t to citizens study committee in connection with 11 merging the Lawton Mattawan Paw Paw District until the person has been Coni c acceptance. They said the citizens study committee composed of Coloma a the Coloma ing staff for next fall Barbara possibility of operating shared \ Paw jaw Morid v Board of education at its meet Brown Carol Williams and time and transportation pro a Bangor a the Bangor Board of education last Ali Niht Lff a of a a Cepl Allf Chir st. Lutheran Parish 1 Tje a Board voted t0 Contin night adopted a Resolution june 12 on the seven Mill school District voters Defeated april 3. Tindale group met with Coloma voters will be asked to Board last month and made the the following resignations approve the proposal to Levy 7 m Marv Tda we Hor mrs ref Luest but was not Siven an were accepted Geraldine Mills for five years at the i Azul Mckinney mrs. Beverly official answer. Broekhouse Junior High Art annual school election. It was Burlingame mrs. Harriet Coloma Board members Dennis Garber senior High Igor Board of education last my a is mini Usu Ibi Dice i uie i diff Del a cry we Grams a Nisi Lui Neran Paris the boar voted to Contin on Vallino for q second vote ref Luest of Martindale school Centary teachers and Charles plans to sell its present school Tho remedial Reading program h extra Odem Tiff Evv which towns?1?- Totz ,0 Barnes Junior High school in st Joseph t0 the st Jos it pm under a one and no ton Law it rat no a Evy vhf cd fe�0l�_dl�r ci.-, resignations Tho move to cooperate with the Fenn Ville imateiy25 students Quot who will Defeated last month by 19 votes Gough and Louis b. Bregger agreed that it would not be fair nce mrs. Darrell Jendon enter the ninth Grade in the the count was 244 is t0 "62 in other business the Board to Coloma District residents to eth f a 1967-68 fall term be accepted by a no approved Black Topping of areas accept Martindale for three �?~1< a Valentour second school. Immediately after the defeat ar0uilfj the Entrance to the ele reasons it would Cost too much mrs James Valentour st con a Grade. Lincoln James Valen Watervliet High school tax vote set Board asking Van Buren county inter it Dite school Board As the administrator. They approved the pay raise for the Driver training inst inc students from Cribbs and Bain Bridge schools. Therefore the request was not considered. The Board decided against the use of voting machines in the millage and school Board election scheduled for june 12. Appointed to the election Board were Paul Jones chairman mrs. Dwight Horton Hans Western mrs. Wilbur Leverton and mrs. William Mclain. Alternates will be mrs. Milton Lamplot and mrs. Alden White. Want building Tracy Shane Bainbridge township supervisor officially notified the Board that 6v2 Mill Levy and High school teachers by was fr0m Klett construe accept Martindale in an election vn�9renghsh, and Ralph scheduled salary increases and tion co., Hartford for $1,750.35. Due to the bonded debt of Mcmahon senior High Chemis additional courses. Bangor Jaycees were Given Martindale. J 5 Mills now permission to place canistersm3x Smith who was the. We persons of work on the education announced at its meet Bangor school District now in All school classrooms the spokesman for the residents in ,1 Tho Tnp ing last night that Fonnville a a _ a rooms Ine spokesman for the residents in a cwt inn Hoard durin Tho tune ing levies a special operating tax of week of May 21 As part of the the area of the thar property 9 .,.hnni i portion irs Ruth school District voters will be five Mills which will continue a Michigan pennies for \ let which had been formerly used if00 Ier mrs Lois Labar mrs. Asked to approve extra operate until 1969. Name Campaign. For a farm Supply sales and Ona Lee Kasishke mrs do ing millage totalling 6vfe Mills in voters also will ballot june 12 Roy Wiles of the Jaycees told which is being considered for Roth Gertner and mrs Marble the june 12 school election on two Board positions. Terms the Board that Jaycees through rezoning for a Light plastic i a a 3-Mill Levy voted earlier will Niave Romh and Narvin out the state Are attempting to Industry complained that the Rill. 9 553 63 were expire this year and the Board extra Pila it a Houind an t decided to ask that it be re spaces. Among these plan ire need in addition to another a parking lot on the not it it a 1c/.u1uu6 ii a i Gin. Prob no Riemer. Kin Ltd user a. Complained that the mus lot it Ling $9.553.63 aise $185,000 to build a Hospital Coloma Board of education did approve j for payment. Tors from $3.50 to $4 per Hou and $4 to $4.50 for classroom instructors. In other financial affairs the Board voted to id a maintenance shop clause to Quot the Industrial Art inst unto a contract wherein they will Piv an extra fee besides his re?1 pay based on a percentage of his actual monthly salary. Thic Fennville the Board of a t0 compensate for the ext a time used by the instructor in readying the activities and other miscellaneous work he has to do. The Board decided to advertise for bids for Learin 1 1 n 1 grading areas to be used for of Ray White and Burtes me o Kane expire this year. White said he will not seek another and orphanage in South Viet not oppose the proposed Rezon term but Mckane the Board Nam where or. James Turpin is ing of the property. He said the Secretary declined to say working with War victims factory there would be a Defin whether he would run again. A Wiles said if each Michigan Ite detriment to the school nominating petitions forms school child would contribute 3 because of increased traffic and the Board that the i Quot Gay be secured from the school i Cynta per Day durig the week decrease a property valuation steal rail equipment 3l/2-Mill Levy. Almost All of the Revenue from of second Street in front of school House for Angle Park a the millage if it is passed of 20 cars. Would be earmarked for salary increases for teachers and All other school employees Board members said. An Appeal for Finan i l ii l from the Kalamazoo Mentil health clinic was tabled until further meetings and the head notified the Dora Mai met Quot i Quot or from the needed amount would be in the Community township wants to buy j a and admust be filed breached. Superintendent William bar a no Ranf was Sanction school located in the township Mckane and1 must be tiled by q f education Reu in Dut that the Mauer meetings to explain the need Start program was Sanction As voted by the citizens in the i saturday May 13 teachers was raised by the of rezoning was one of concern new Buffalo Chesa a for additional millage were for this summer township annual meeting i for t s c h o o 1 Board from $20 to $23 for each for the Pep a involved and the Peake and Ohio Railroad 0ffi-1 scheduled on the two mondays the resignation of Che it was announced that the j p Marguerite student completing the course City and not the school. Smith vials have reported to new but Bejoile t be Elcho 9 an swear we accented Watervliet education Assoc a j elec o n or m it includes 30 hours classroom asked Board members if they Falo state police that a gasoline 5, 1 o1ihpndlnt Leoree Dunn tion will hold its annual dinner Smith mrs. Mildred Box ours driving and in in tar Anh a hurl Millr Nymn i be term of Albert Bud superintendent it i at Fidelman a restaurant in a hours of observation training. South Haven on May 15 and that de in cabinets available and old Harry Zepik will represent the machines from the elementary Check writing machine from the school buses Watervliet Board at the inter grades will be traded in for an Burroughs corp., Kalamazoo mediate school election to be allowance of $110. For $450. Work six hours driving and six would consider purchasing the motor and a Hydraulic pump it a Board member sex Ecker was Given authority to it Urs of observation training. Property if the Price was right were stolen from an automatic. A. A 1,. A a. A a i r 7 i Nurah a a 1 Wesr iii in Liipa that was loft by Pires this year. He was elected Cash savings certificates in the Board voted to Purchase a for a maintenance garage for evening after last year for one year to com $28 000 for the general of my it and must study it the work Day. Police said the equipment plete an unexpired term. Wight the Board paid Bills amounting Man has made no definite an to $3.706.05. Held at Lakeshore High school it was announced that Bald Bills approved included $22, it u pointed was valued at $300 and was left nou Cement on running for a on May 17. Win Field at Hall Park has been 071 in hmm Tho pin Oral fund iou of Ard could not Noar Shedd Road South of new ,. ,. Quot a i win Field at Hall Park has been 371.07 from the general fun near Shedd Road South of new answer that question without Buffalo. The loss was discovered the summer school program fertilized and sown with seed in an j $40 867.09 from the general answer Inai question without Buffalo. The loss we As discussed with plans for Case it is needed in the fall. Fund so conducting a thorough yesterday morning. Was remedial Reading and Arith gets diploma Metic programs in six week mrs. John Baker appeared at courses starting june 19. A the meeting to request a High proposed Calendar for the school school diploma on the basis of year was submitted for study the results of tests taken in the sex slayings general education development program offered at Lake Michigan College. Her request was granted with the Board approving a plan to set no precedent but to review each similar Case presented to the bring plea on a sniffing by Duane Formsma High school principal. The Board approved the letting of a contract for Concrete bleachers in the stadium of the new High school to Seth Giem and associates inc., of Kalamazoo at an estimated Cost of Board. $49�?T972 Alden White was authorized to census during the month of May a in Detroit Lee stator allow put some fill dirt or. Play were mrs. Faul Emerson mrs., Jyi Ondov for a House committee study of the matter. A a a when to red a in pm Urti Akisi at which time two members student me �?z7 by a the he of afterpe m a to Quot increase the6 tax rate him limitation by 10 Mills. The school in Lansing. Hish school voters win a asked t0 again approve the 7v2 Mills voted in 1966 which expires at the end of the school year. They also will be asked to approve an addition Kingsley a by principal Victor Weir said he had checked the student with his former principal and Learned that he is an average c Lansing a reacting to of first of sense drinking a 21/2 Mills t0 meet the increase it Ara the Aoril 28 sex Slavings of two u i Odense tor drinking 0� sch00l operations and m appointed to take the school Young Westland Siste a sub srhoolro.mr61 68 0n Struc Torso salaries Board member Kay Erickson grounds at the North and South schools to combat the wet grounds As a temporary measure and Robert Evans principal of North school was authorized to hire someone to take care of school grounds during the summer months. A s s i s t ant superintendent the amount of $4,254.20 Bills Frank Runyon and mrs. Raymond Conklin. It was announced that a meeting will be held on May 13th to certify petitions for the school Board election. Bills were approved for pay to study glue sniffing. Rep. Vincent Petitpren he will be allowed to com questioned Why the school plete the remainder of he scheduled so Many activities on d school year and take some summer courses in order to thursday. He said this night wave introduced a Resolution i t i \ j a to a was unofficially set aside for calling for the five member la a was Quot placed on Roba cell riches t0 Holit their body a to Souriv the practice of a Quot was placed on Probas he stated that ministers glue sniffing and the deleterious a bid by he King amp Smith effects of such practice and the r0ofing company of Benton churches to hold their meetings had approached him on this. The Board voted to give an unused flagpole to the City to be erected at the cemetery in of 287-185, Kingsley to 1 trance. Strict approved monday a v i general fund Bills of $5,324.08 tax Levy for one year for i were approved. Operations. School tax Incisi i millage approx Clit at new Buffalo new Buffalo a voters of tired voters the new Buffalo area schools member of to. The Board agreed there was i frit yesterday voted them cation at a Brief selves a tax rate increase for the ballots Wen ers to fill faculty. Ament from the general in Law relating thereto.�?�. K to Palm wre Rooy the s Quot he Tus. A and Furnazi Ner elemental vacancies on the fund $158,746.43, and from the de and strangled in a Field near Quot As approve a a. _ Tharoor to repair arid reboot the Deborah Louise Crowther 8, kindergarten and Furnace room pressed Oppree ratio the school boards proposal turnout of voter 11 Owen Walker announced that he from title totalled $451.70. And her 6.year.old sister Kim-1 a a Rte a organizations and clubs in he to Quot Vav Lew tii ror operating Quot had interviewed several teach from the 1966 building and site Berly Faith were found molest Clymer elementary build cd Laal thai it Mem w it it seven minis for Opi Raun the n 1967 building and site fund in their suburban Detroit Home. Co of to h001 dist rid. That it would be expenses Quot for Quot the a next three wone s234 impossible for the Board to set Vears carried by 96 votes. Lne Schten mi11 a aside any special night for the with 438 voters turning out extend through 1.0 the Purchase of 12 sewing the amount of $3,304.60. A total a 14-year-old boy who alleged annual election groups. The count was 266 a a yes to 170 renewal of three Mil machines from the Singer Bew 0f $160.36 from the 1966 fund by had been sniffing glue shortly the Board passed a Resolution a report by the treasurer told a a not with two spoiled ballots Pires this year and ving machine co., at a Cost of must be paid to the City of before the girls were slain was to hold the annual school that $8,873.74 was in the general the turnout represented about four Mills. A two i $1,185.14 was authorized. Thew a t e Vliet for engineering declared the killer and was inst j election on monday june 12 at fund and the debt retirement 17 per cent of the school Dis de earlier to meet new machines Are to be install-1 costs. Tuition Alired. The Coloma Junior High school disbursements totalled $13,000. Strict a a estimated 2,500 Regis expenses will expire

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