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Vidette-Messenger, The (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Valparaiso, Indiana Seady for opening of Parks Valparaiso Park District summer program at Tower West Side South Side and Parks will officially open monday Park District supt Harold try first loft and general recreation supervisor Ray Ingram extreme right met Friday with various Park supervisors to finalize plans Lor general opening from left Gentry Beau Christian Kirchhoff Sharon Huber assistant general recreation Dale Goft baseball program supervisor Dianne Ahlmeyer West Side Bob Eiler assistant baseball super visor Walt Alexander South Side Joe Foncannon Tower Anne Mcdonald Tower Rhogene Inselman Drenda Brown South Side Malcolm Duncan West Side and Ingram other Stair members Are Warren Onken and Dave Knolt umpires and scorers and Vern Pease county High school baseball league program Golt and Bob Eiler will be in charge of new Junior High baseball league pogrom new this year is official Park District Seal worn As shoulder Patch pm staff Porter county weather partly Cloudy and warm Low in he is mostly Cloudy cooler sunday with ers Likely High Low 80s 21st state Park and final in pm on Indiana stale Parks by staffer Charley appears on Page c vol 291 10 Valparaiso Indiana saturday june 13 1964 ten cents romps Victory giant step taken toward incorporation As town of Portage five years ago this Day by Carolyn Preston Portage special five years have passed since june 13 also a residents of Portage area took a giant step Forward and overwhelmingly approved a petition for incorporation on that Day of the eligible voters cast their ballots in a special referendum and by a majority of made most of Portage township into the biggest Little town in Indiana later the Southern portion of the township was with the town now comprising 21.9 Square Miles of the about 34 Square Miles of the entire ship but it was not until june 29 1959 that Portage officially be came a town on that historic monday the newly elected interim town Board took office actually the Spring months list Many important dates in the history of Portage started april 23 a Portage Progress tee was formed on april 23 1959 with the intention of in the town before july 1 a new Law Senate 428 forbidding town Tion within three Miles of any second class City went into fact on that july 1 More meetings followed and petitions were circulated on june 2 the Porter county Board of commissioners granted the petitioners a referendum Tion the Pace moved even faster from then on following the vote the democratic and Republican parties in the town held caucuses and selected continued on Page 3 column 5 Holste will Start in new Post monday Holste principal of Immanuel school in Valparaiso for the past four years has accepted the ment As assistant to the Rev Karl h special gifts Secretary in the department of development at Valparaiso University this new position will become effective monday or 0 p Kretzmann University president announced work will be in the area of special gifts from in and business firms for current support and Donald Holste warship funds during the year a special Effort will be made to enlist donors in the society of friends of the Henry f Moellering memorial Barry since the University has in a program of and studies leading to the master of arts degree the Board of directors has larger expenditures for books and or Kretzmann stated this Effort Holste will work closely with members of Board As Well As with the National advisory Board of the University Minnesota native commenting on the new ointment the Rev Henrichs Holste will add con strength to our de i have carefully observed his work during the months when he worked on a basis for the and the results augur Well for the support which we May receive in the future he is thoroughly committed to tha of Christian education a native of Lesueur Minn was graduated from Concordia teachers College River Forest in 1351 continuing with graduate studies at Butler University he received the degree in education administration in since completion of the master s de on Page 3 column Here s How fall slates ill took Indianapolis Here is the Way the voters choices lineup for the state ballot Tion next november after of candidates by the Indiana Republican and cratic state convention Gates this for governor Richard 0 Ristine Ville rep is Roger d Gin Lafayette dem for u s senator d Russell Bontrager Elkhart rep is Vance Hartke Ville dem for lieutenant governor John j Ryan Indianapolis rep is Robert l Rock an Derson for Secretary of state Gerald Powell Peru rep is John Bottorff Seymour for state auditor Westfield rep is Mark l France fort Wayne for stale treasurer John k Snyder Washington rep is Jack l new Green for school supt James r Beasley Odon rep is William e Wilson Ville dem incumbent 1 for Gen Edwin k steers Indianapolis rep incumbent is John j Dillon Indianapolis for courts reporter mrs Virginia b Caylor Anapolis rep incumbent is miss Helen Corey Terre haute for supreme court James c Cooper Rushville rep is Amos Jackson Sailles dem incumbent for appellate court 1st dist Charles w Cookjr Apolis Douglas Mcdonald Princeton and George Glass Shelbyville reps is Thomas j Indianapolis incumbent George h prime Scottsburg and Warren w Martin or Boonville dems appellate court 2nd dist Dewey Kelley Whiting and John Pfaff South Bend reps incumbents is g Remy Bierly and Russell w Smith Laporte dems works 15 years for her degree by Emmett Smelser a Valparaiso woman mrs Lester Hasse the former armida and of six children received her col lege degree 15 years after she began her studies the Vidette messenger has just been apprised mrs Hasse was among the More than 500 students to re degrees during Cement exercises at Valparaiso University she was presented with the Bachelor of science de Gree in biology beginning her College Tion Back in 1948 at Yuba for College in Marysville Calif mrs Hasse transferred at the end of her first year to the Gary Extension of Indiana University where she spent the school year in studying toward her degree in music when she married the next year she decided not to return to her studies immediately be tween 1951 and 1961 mrs be was occupied in giving birth to and caring for her six Dren returns to Campus in september 1961 however mrs Hasse found time to re turn to her studies at the West Gary Campus of Indiana University it was Here that she changed her major from music to biology the fall of 1962 saw mrs be transferring to Valparaiso University while maintaining her studies at the Northwest Indiana University Campus for the next three semesters As Well finally after More than 15 years of studying and caring for her family mrs Hasse re her degree she was graduated with More than Iso semester credit hours due to her having changed from music to biology normally a College graduate would have about 130 semester hours mrs Hasse said that she is woman head first drowns in rain barrel Bicknell ind Louise m Marutz 67 suffered a dizzy spell and fell head first into a rain barrel where she drowned while her husband was at a drug store getting Cine for her Deputy Coroner Eldon Lenberger reconstructed the events leading up to mrs Rutz death thursday saying she fell while doing chores in the basement of her Home refuse to turn Over Pine area by Charley Trenkle disposition of the Case of Fine under school apparently will be held in abeyance for some time lowing negative action Friday evening by members of the Porter county school Ion reorganization committee for the second time since the vote against county school re organization in May committee members affirmed their belief that Pine township is the responsibility of the Porter county committee and refused to turn Over jurisdiction of the township 0 Laporte county a meeting held last week of Pine township residents during which members of the Laporte county reorganization tee made what seemed to be a blatant bid to Sway the county township residents wards favouring joining with Porte county schools obviously served Only to strengthen the feeling of Porter county com members that Pine ship s placement under school reorganization was up to local group not this fall committee members also noted during the they did not expect to submit another plan to the county voters during this fall s general election but one possibly will be presented for a vote at the next primary election also during the meeting mrs Katherine k Avery Ogden dunes a member of the Board since its formation became the second member to resign this year mrs Avery joined William j Salzer Kouts in resigning from the Board Salzer resigned for personal reasons last month mrs Avery said in her letter of resignation that she Felt the committee should have another member representing the organized portion of the county Portage adopted school when it was first brought before voters discuss replacements committee members de possible replacements for Salzer and mrs Avery and said that new members would be announced at a later Date a meeting of the Tion committee to acquaint new members with past action and studies by the group was set for july 7 at major portion of Friday night s meeting was occupied with a discussion of Pine township and its possible position under school reorganization chairman g Warren Phillips superintendent of the Valparaiso Community schools was de to Tell the Laporte committee the local Happy Branigin and were Happy couple after Branigin Day won democratic nomination for governor at state convention in Indianapolis he is Lafayette attorney telephoto Tomlinson replaces Whitehead James Tomlinson 707 Lytle Friday afternoon was named the new building inspector for the City of Valparaiso Tomlinson was named by the Valparaiso Board of works and Public safety during its regular meeting he will replace Liam g Whitehead 1405 n Campbell who served As in Spector for four and a half Whitehead s resignation was read and unhappily accepted at the afternoon meeting of the Board Tomlinson s appointment was then confirmed there was no official reason for Whitehead s resignation made Public the new inspector has lived in Valparaiso since 1926 he has worked with steel company and at Kingsbury ordinance Plant As a maintenance Neer recently he was self employed As a general contractor and Penter Tomlinson is married and has three children he is a member of first Baptist Church continued on Page 3 column 8 continued on Page 3 column 7 registration for summer classes monday registration 1954 Mer session at Valparaiso University is scheduled for Day Between i and 5 in the Valparaiso Union Twenty one departments of Fer 83 courses for credit and 38 courses for graduate credit v the entire program is signed to meet the needs of beginning College and students and a c director of summer sessions reported most of the classes will meet Between and a few classes offered in the evenings include research in secondary education Venile delinquency Date accounting and special problems in accounting the music department in addition to the lecture courses is offering applied music such As Organ piano or voice for credit on an arranged basis Michigan City firm to study treatment Plant a Michigan City engineering irm was Given the Green Light Friday afternoon to see what be done to improve the Valparaiso sewage treatment Plant members of the Valparaiso Board of Public and safety approved a Resolution calling for the use of the vices of 0 m Leonard and Michigan City to improve the current disposal of sludge from the treatment Plant and to study future ment Plant in Light of in creasing population 0 m Leonard head of the firm designed the current ment Plant specific services will be made following written orders of the Board immediate approval of sludge disposal is believed possible according to the Resolution for n Cost not to exceed future improvements to Plant probably will follow a projected study by Leonard Means of improvement Are to be confirmed by the Board of works and bids will be at a later Date asks labor to stay in by Robert e Page United press International Indianapolis up pealing to labor to stay democrats d Branigin of Lafayette Friday accepted the party s nomination for governor of Indiana the state s labor leaders had been critical of Branigin prior to Friday s democratic state convention because he had re fused to flatly a repeal of the 2 per cent sales tax however Branigin in ing the nomination said the party platform was his Date the platform took a Erate View toward the sales fax in that it expressed Tion with it wants to talk Dallas Sells state Al Cio president told up he wanted to talk with Roger before making a Flat endorsement of his candidacy Sells said our Only Basic difference with Branigin has been taxes and we want to go into conversation with him on this matter he indicated Branigin would draw labor s Strong ment if he would make the sales tax and the Gross income fax Campaign issues this fall he can probably expect Bor s full support if he meets our taxation Sells said the labor Boss sex third fatal recorded in Portage Betty 30 11801 e Evergreen Road Portage became the town s third and Porter county s 18th traffic fatality of the year today the Portage woman operator of a Beauty parlor died at a m this morning at Porter memorial Hospital As the result of injuries suffered in a Headon collision at the intersection of Evergreen Road and Pryor Road at Friday night according to police mrs vehicle was westbound when it was struck by an bound car driven by Kenneth Hardesty 22 761 Mccool Road South Haven treated released Hardesty reportedly was treated at the Portage clinic for cuts and bruises and released the car was a Tola loss police said and damages to Hardesty s car at investigating Are Portage Trolman Larry Longmore and Coroner Arthur h Olson the body was taken to Reiser funeral Home s East Gary Chapel pending funeral arrangements on this Date last year 19 traffic fatalities were recorded in the county Portage one Accident last year in the same period continued on Page 3 column 3 hold graveside rites Burbank Calif up graveside services were held at Valhalla cemetery for Bain Man or 68 vocal instructor whose pupils Dennis Day and the sportsmen democrats to work both sides by Eugene j Cadou United press International Indianapolis up Ana democrats will face tha voters coming Campaign with a two fold Appeal Roger d attorney who romped As gubernatorial nominee on the first ballot of the democratic state convention Friday will work the conservative Side of Street he is a corporation lawyer and had the backing of so called establishment state Hep Robert l Rock Anderson and Vance be who likewise were de will work the Liberal Side of the Street Rock who was endorsed by the Al Cio committee on education was de for lieutenant governor on the second ballot Hartke one of the most Liberal backers of president Johnson was without opposition the also voted to Champion state sen Marshall f Kizer Plymouth for nor but made a sorry showing the official count for governor was Kizer who was his floor Leader in the Indiana Senate 594 and Clinton Green Worthington who has served As Tive assistant to governor Welsh arid Secretary of the Indiana port commission Rock wins on second the establishment backed Rock As a sop to the labor chiefs he won on the second ballot on which the count was Rock l for tune Zionsville former state treasurer 511 former mayor Thomas Lemon 379 and John r Walsh son who has served As con Gressman and As Secretary of state 10 All three rivals of Rock lost votes on the second ballot after a shouting meeting of Rock and Lemon outside the convention Rock Fortune and Lemon had demoted themselves from the gubernatorial fracas to the second spot on the ticket when the Branigin movement seemed inevitable John Bottorff Seymour ident of the Indiana y o to n g democrats bested the party Kingmaker for Secretary of state the insiders had backed former appellate court judge John a count on the 445 a and Rina Laporte county Farmer 213 big Bosses triumphed however in the other contests Mark l France fort Wayne and continued on Page 3 column 5 will Start demolition of old wafer department buildings sometime soon demolition is scheduled the present lot Start next week of the old water use of the 66 by tract department buildings on the Northeast Corner of Michigan and the Valparaiso Board of works and Public safety said Friday afternoon that a parking lot would the ment s former Home an expansion of the lot gently just to the North of the building wan considered Jusli As a parking lot was Only con Board members noted the land would still be for Sale to an user at a future Date looking for buyer mayor Donald will said that several attempts had been invade parking lot which would be to find a buyer for the but that no suitable purchaser had been discovered use of the land As a parking fied of ins heavy use lot would double the facilities of the lot already in existence Cost of razing the buildings will be approximated will told the Board that merchants in the area were attempting to Money to Coyer costs of Tion the mayor said that Are Oral commitments from merchants covering better that half the Cost thus far before the tract can Madi into a parking lot it will grading and the of Parkin meters

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