1958-02-13; Clare Sentinel
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HTHF PT A JL JL. Jmtm Jm m ^mwn^* iin-pmiinw -ft- J|ki SF1VTT1SIFT Established 1878 BWwtlamu $2,50 Year in Clara. Isabella Counties THE CLAHE SENTINEL, CLARE, MICHIGAN acing $85,000 Claim A Flint; Michigan couple who were occupants of a car involved last Deteitaber in a collision with a Clare fire truck, have served notice that they intend to hold the city liable for '$85,000 damages which they say result from the accident. Attorney M, B, Trembley, representing Harry J., and Isma M. Howald itemized $35,000. as damages to be claimed for Harry Howald, and $5Q,QQ0 for his wife, Isma," The letter citing, intention to hold the city liable fulfilled a requirement in -the law whicli says that the statement of intention together with lists of specific damages to be claimed must be furnished within sixty days, of the" time.of the accident. City Clerk David . Adams placed 'the letter in the hands Qf City Attorney Har-Sld Hughes; • The City of Clare is protected by insurance which* applies to claims of this nature. The accident occurred December 27, 1957 when the Clare Fire Department was answering a call to a rural fire east of the city. According to Floyd Wood- worth, driver of the,fire truck, he approached a slower-moving auto ahead of the truck and moving in the same direction. A signal for right-of-way was given, but he was unable to stop the truck in time to avoid the collision when the driver of the Howald auto failed to yield the right-of-way. State Police investigating the accident at the time issued no violation tickets. Insurance representative Claim Investigator, Roy McAllister Was. in Clare Wednesday and said that he -is working .on the case through the Damoth Agency here Gone 12 Years Son Reunited With Parents Mt. and Mrs, Frank Seeley* former Hillsdale residents now living With their daughter, Mrs, Glenn Birdsall in Farwell, have seen some discouraging days in the past months. The Seeleys were • brought here in August, after Mrs. Seeley, 83, fell in the living room of her home and broke a hip and an arm. Now Mr. Seeley, who will be 85 in April, has been critically ill for three weeks.. Friday, Mr. Seeley became so grieved with a desire to see the couple's son Paul Seeley, who had not been home for 12 years and whose 'location wad unknown, - that a granddaughter, Mrs. "Jay King set out to find her uncle. With plenty of determination, and aided by helpful Michigan State Police officers, by Saturday night she had located her uncle at his home near Clio. Early Sunday morning, at 2 o'clock, the elderly Seeleys were delighted to be reunited with their son and his wife at the Birdsall home in .Farwell. Liberalize Truck Load Road Limits State Highway Commissioner John C, Mackie has announced a liberalized seasonal • truck load limit -policy which he said would "save Michigan industries," agriculture and- consumers millions of dollars a year." He abandoned Michigan's tradi- Wyman-jtional policy of blanket 25 per cent load restrictions on trucking during the spring thaw and announced a 3,200-mile network of highways he felt could be kept open to full loads the year around "unless unusually severe Weather conditions dictate brief tempov&ry regional -restrictions,'* Mackie said an economic survey by his Department indicated "the traditional blanket 25 per cent spring load restrictions usually enforced on all 9,300 miles of state trunkline high- ,_s__"_ a_ in^tf ^ssstnts^x *___?* *£wE£_**_ S S2SS-annua,ly "" economio construction this spring of .40|10* • . . tIJ t f „ *-***V' %f/^^l„T-V^^^^ o?a mile W loop for a action of the Storage § * mQ &re desi d Company's main pipeline from £ ^ the its storage fields near Manon /and th*t many miles 0f ^C^a^^%^^nl'' highways built prior to that time have naturally sufficient subgrade or special design fea Gas Pipeline Going To Fie! At Marion of the state. Its diameter will be 26 inches. According to H. L. Ziegenbein, Division Manager for Consumers Power Company, it will substantially increase the ability of the Storage Company to deliver natural gas to consumers on winter days of peak demand. A petition asking approval of construction of the pipeline was filed with the Federal Power Commission in Washington Tuesday- The F.P.C also was asked to .approve the drilling of 25 additional storage wells in the Winterfield, Cranberry Lake and Riverside storage fields near Marion. , FEBRUARY 13/1958 Ten Cents Copy New Series, Vol. 66, No. %% Clare Teachers Asking Annua) Salary Increases Of $100. -$300. Next Year "Valuable" , Title Voted Tom Garver Clare High Senior-Tom Garver knows now that" his team mates appreciated his rugged ability and all-out "school spirit on the football team, — they elected him to ihe honorary position a*s "Most Valuable Player". The ..plaudits came to Tom and other school athletes at the school Athletic Awards Assembly, held last Thursday at the auditorium- Head Football Coach George Perry awarded major sport letters to 23 varsity h players. Perry, in turn was pcalled upon to accept the trophy for Clare High as winner of the Mid- Michigan B Conference championship. The presentation was made by the L'eague President William Kirby, of Ithaca. Cookin' It Up! Rubinoff, in Clare for a violin concert last -week left many impressions with many people. He said that Hamburger Steak a la Rubinoff was the finest, and .here he sets out io prove it to Dan Czyzewski, chef at the Doherty Hotel. Don't be fooled by the white shirt cuffs! Rubinoff really can cook, says Hotel Manager Dick Groves who watched the demonstration. Lee Sowle Photo Hilltop Bar Rolls To The Hilltop Bar Was'Official winner of the team "bowiiflg event in the Clare City Bowling Tournament ended lasf weekend, with 2,964 pins. They won $55 and arm patches. Harrison Gas and Oil, which earlier in the tournament had held the lead, took second place for $40 with its 2,930 pins. Schellhas Service was third with 2,928 pins, and Harrison Dairy fourth with 2,927 pins. In the singles bowling events, B. Heiby was official third place winner, with 662 pins. His score was overlooked in unofficial tallying of the tournament last week. tures for year around use. Distribution On Motor Vehicle Fund Distribution of Motor Vehicle Fund collections for the fourth quarter of 1957 "has been begun by the state highway department, and Clare county is scheduled to receive $71,474.60. Of this, the city of Clare will receive $4,221.83. Farwell will get $2,041.37 and Harrison $2,486,68. The SENTINEL SELLS FOOD A coupon offer contained in the Kroger company's advertisement- in The Clare Sentinel last week, "clicked" with astonishing success and brought to the local Kroger store, a shower of money-saving coupons clipped pr torn from the pages of The Sentinel. In'the words of Store Manager Bob Lodes, and his district supervisors, "We are pleased with the results ' ,of the promotion because it-shows that people are happy with our form of advertising and they are alert to special bargains we are offering." v The company said that a" "large" number of the coupons were redeemed last weekend indicating an added PLUS value to all patrons of the store. The Sentinel is especially proud of the success of the event, since the coupons were obtainable! only in Sentinel pages locally and the volume of coupons brought to the store by shoppers is vivid proof of Sentinel advertising impact and - resuli-gef ting. A special coupon worth 50 free trading stamps wag included in the promotion last week and is continued in, the store's ad in this weeks Sentinel. . A noteworthy change in the appearance of Kroger - ads is keyed to the company's slogan, ."Let's. Go Kfogering." Appearing this week for the first time are newly designed ad layouts and copy combining institutional appeal and" the force of bargain offerings. New* Vicar, Of St. Ann's Arrives The Rev. Charles M. Stuart arrived this week to take over his duties as Vicar of the Chapel of St. Ann, Episcopal Church in Clare. He is also rector of St. John's Episcopal in Mt. Pleasant. Rev. Stuart was ordained as a deacon on June 23, 1956, as a priest on December 23, 1956 and has been serving as assistant at Grace Church, Traverse City. As vicar of St. Ann's he succeeds Fr. Robert Childs, who was called to a Wisconsin charge some months ago. Film Here For Scouting Benefit Fund A Boy Scout benefit film 'Program, appropriately enough is a story about two small boys — rascals both, who live a story of adventure and mischief in Japan. - The feature length movie is being shown next Tuesday thru Thursday at the Ideal theater, Clare. Clare; By special arrangement With theater owner James Olson, the proceeds of the entertain ment are going for Scouting program benefit. The picture is a top-quality first .run feature. Cleaning Shop Changes Hands Asher Knight, of Mt. Pleasant, has .bought" Mary's Cleaners, and will take oyer operation of the business Which has been renamed American Cleaners, on February 17.' ■ ' ■" ".-■■.■ Mr, Knight .has had 12 years experience iri .the cleaning busi* ness, Shirt service and cold storage for furs and woolens will be featured, in addition.to the regular dry cleaning operation* Shivering Early Bird Mrs. Carl Stephenson reports seeing a robin, Tuesday morning (12 degrees below zero)" eating Michigan holly out of the window box. Jerry Forsberg Insurance Open In Clare Brings Talk On Fluoride For Teeth Mrs. Ruth Toepfer, dental health consultant from the Michigan sjtate Department of Health, Will speak to the Clare PTA Monday evening on a summer topical fluoride program for prevention of tooth decay in children. Parents and teachers from all schools in Clare county are invited to attend the meeting at Glare Public School. ,,, It has been found that tooth decay can be reduced by 4Q per cent when a 2 per cent solution of sodium fluoride is applied to the surfaces of children's teeth. Mrs. Toepher will explain what ages of children will receive the most benefit, the approximate cost involved, and how such a clinic can be set up. This type of program has the full support of local dentists and the Clare County Health Department. Teachers in the Clare school system have submitted a request to the Board of Education that an additional $11,275 be paid in teachers' salaries during the coming year, and that certain new fringe benefits be granted. The teachers' committee, headed by Carlton Garthe, backed up its request by presenting to the Clare hoard a 14 page salary, study of the Clare school system,' comparing Clare's position witb that of other schools, teachers' salaries with those of other professions, and listing teacher's work hours and living costs. The board of education has agreed to give its attention to the The Forsberg Agency Incorporated, an insurance office operated by Jerry T. Forsberg, has opened in the former Everts Jewelry, location on West .Fifth Street' Mr. Forsberg, a. native of Coleman, is a graduate of Midland High School* and Michigan State University; , where he studied insurance. He spent some time in the service and went td work in a Midland insurance office after his discharge. Forsberg Agency incorporated will handle all types of , insurance* In January, Mr. Fdrsberg attended an.insurance workshop at MSU. He is married, and has one small son, Mr. Forsberg is the grandson of the "Lewie Thaycrs, JayCees Give $230. For Game Scoreboard The Clare Junior Chamber of Commerce held its-first annual Bosses' Night banquet, Tuesday night this week. Jaycees were hosts to their employers at a chicken dinner at 6:30. Erve Bossard, Of Mt. Pleasant, was the speaker and he addressed the group on the principles of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. The former Pioneer , Boosters Club, now taken over by the Clare Jaycees, presented Clare High School Athletic Director Don Richardson with a check for $230 toward the purchase of a new scoreboard. Prison Terms For Pair Who Slugged Jailer Lester G. Sprague, 22, and Earl: Sprague, IS both of Harrison drew 1% to 10-year Circuit Court sentences to be served at Jackson prison after conviction on a1 charge of felonious assault-during an attempted jail, break at Harrison. The pair had been returned to Harrison to face charges of breaking and entering at the Murton Oil Station there. Behind bars in the county jail, the two men pried off the heels of their shoes'^ and stuffed them into, a sock to fashion a blackjack. They were subdued after an attempted attack on deputy Kinne when they used the homemade weapon, To Announce Date For Clare Child Clinic The February Well - Baby Clinic for Clare has been postponed for this month and the meeting place has been changed also, according to County Nurse Kathryn Freeman. Mothers should watch next week's Sentinel for the announcement of time and place for the clinic, For this month only, the Har- rison clinic Will be held on the fourth Friday, February 28, in the county courthouse basement, The Farwell clinic will be held as usual, on February 19, at the Farwell Methodist church. New All-In-One Egg Emulsion Michigan State University poultry scientists have developed an all-ih-one emulsion for Washing sanitizing and preserving eggs, The material is now ready for large scale commercial tests. " ": Man Caught Minutes After Leaving Crash A Detroit driver was apprehended in Midland, Tuesday afternoon, only a short time after witnesses reported seeing him leave the scene of an accident in Clare. -Gladys May Menge, 16 of Detroit, was driving her father's' car and in making a left turn from North McEwan unto East Fifth, struck a parked station Wagon owned by Dr. John White, The mishap occurred at about 3:20 p.m. The girl's father, Carl Menge, took her place at the wheel following the crash, and drove away, according to Clare police reports. A witness noted the license number of the Menge car, it was radioed to Michigan State Police who traced it, and Menge was stopped in Midland at about 4 p. m. by Midland Police. He was ticketed by Clare Police for leaving the scene oi an accident. A Flint man plead guilty to driving in Clare, early Sunday while under the influence of alcohol and paid $64.30 fine and costs when he appeared in Clare Municipal Court before Justice William B. Dunlop on Monday. The driver, Donald Eugene Anderson, of Flint, was arrested by Clare Police on John R. Street at 12:30 a. m. Sunday. Five Attend Education Conference Tlie annual Citizens Conference on Education was held at the Civic Center in Lansing, February 11, for an all day session. Representing the cjtizdins of the Clare area at the conference were Mrs. Neil Stirling, Mrs. Earl Baumgarth, Mrs, Warren Tice, Mrs. Floren Pudvay .and Mrs. Clayton Neff. The theme was "A New World ... A New Curriculum?" Dr. Eric A. Walker, president of the Pennsylvania State University and vice chairman of the President's Committee on Scientists and Engineers, was the key speaker. Greetings were given by £,ynn M. Bartlett, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and .Governor" G. Mennen Williams Was also ap speaker, C6nference discussion groups Were also a part of the program, salary studj-v and take action at the earliest-possible date. Recommendations for individuals step-ups in salary'ran. the scalp from increases of $100. up to $300. depending on educational background, teaching experience, * and comparison of present salary with others of like training and seniority. ".'.■. Forty-seven teachers are pres-. ently employed on the -Public School, faculty. Fringe benefits asked for Were more equaL distribution of teacher work loads throughout the levels of the sphool; extra com' pensation for after: hours work, such as selling tickets at school events; partial payment of tuition for extending education beyond number of hours required to keep certified; a shortened noon hour period; provision of summer employment for teachers when possible, The salary report cited school districts with lower property valuations per student than Clare, paying appreciably higher teach' er salaries, both beginning and maximum wages. , A suggested salary increase breakdown was included in the study, giving the proposed raises for teachers with one through 10 years of experience, in categories of those with Master's and Bachelor's degrees, and- Non- Degree teachers. . School operation receipts were shown,* including state aid, and the' -percentage of total school operating expense going into teachers' salaries. $212i850, or 63.6% of last year's school budget went for salaries. I Officers Of DeMolay Victor Finch will be installed as Master Councilor of the Glen L. Sanford' Chapter DeMolay at ceremonies Monday night at eight o'clock in the Clare Masonic Temple. Installed with him will be Raymond Neff, senior councilor; William Beemer, junior councilor; Richard Poet, senior deacon; Louis Bolle, junior deacon; Del** bert Nolan, senior steward; Jay Poet, junior steward; Douglas Young, marshal; James Finch, chaplain; Phillip Breen, almoner; John Zinser, orator; Charles* Shayler," sentinel; Richard Roe, scribe and treasurer; Robert Krainift, Robert Randall, Richard .Zinser, La Vern Bo- lin, William Irwin,. Eugene Campbell andi Donald Brown, preceptors; Michael Becker, standard bearer. Ken Roe, DeMolay Dad has announced that it will be a public installation'. Refreshments will be served following the ceremonies. Members of John Q. Look Lodge F & AM will install the boys. Football Film For Dads-Sons Films of the Michigan State University-Notre Dame football game will be shown as part of the program, at the Methodist Father and Son Banquet tonight at the church. John Polohchek, freshman football coach at MSU, will speak and show the films. A chicken dinner will be served at 6:39., Rev. Nevins, Jerry Sandersfield Share Lenten Pulpit A series of Lent season devotional services starts at the Clare Methodist church Sunday evening, February 16, and are to continue. Until Easter. Scheduled for one hour each, the worship and. devotion-meetings are to be conducted alternately iby the pastor f of the church, Rev. < L. J, Nevins, and layman J'erry Sandersfield. ; On one after another of the seven Sunday evenings leading up to Easter, the mediation talks will take** for their themes, the Seven Sayings of The Savior On The -Cross. 1 In announcing the series and inviting the public to attend and take part, Lay ^Leader Jerry Sandersfield said:' "These services during the Holy Weeks of Lent'are provided for everyone's use in making this Lenten Season a spiritually more significant t-season. "The Sunday.' evening 'Worship hour is the traditional time for Christian people to assemble themselves in the Lord's House, and the* tighten season should see an increase of devotion and loyalty manifested in participation in this worship by all of our members, friends, and guests of-the church. "Lent is the most solemn period in the church's year — the time of reflection on the love of God Which sent His Son to the Cross. It is fitting that the services of these weeks should deal with, the sublime theme of the Crucifixion and that we should try to understand the real meaning of the Passion of our Lord. Personal and private devotions should be the order of our days. We invite all people to attend these services during Lent. "Let your Worship in this holy time be a family Worship -with a family pew your aim each Sunday evening. Lent can be an experience of such stirring moaning and depth that it can change our , lives immeasurably. Let these Holy Weeks then bfe the gateway through which you enter upon the glad day of Easter. Let Lent live J"
|Title||1958-02-13; Clare Sentinel|
|Publisher||R. G. & F. A. Jefferies|
|Description||An issue of a Clare, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly. Began publication in 1896. Previously known as Clare Sentinel and the Democrat-Press. In 1923, absorbed the Clare Courier.|
|Subject/Keywords||Clare (Mich.) - Newspapers; Clare County (Mich.) - Newspapers;|
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