1968-07-04; Clare Sentinel
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>* in* the Want-Ads To sell, rent, buy, recover lost articles, find a job, or whatever needs ACTION, try Sentinel Want- Ads, 4*1 per word or $1.00 minimum. Call 386-9938. The Clare Sentinel "Sayings' Women like to look Into a mir-' row, except when pulling away from a parking place, ren Cents Copy Ten Pages Clare Michigan, Thursday July 4, 1968 90th Year New Series, Vol. 76, No. 44 Bangs and colored star bursts by the boxload are ready for Clare's July 3 fireworks spectacle, says Mrs. Mae Baumgarth who is chairman of the Business and Professional Women's sponsoring committee. She has inspected the collection o'f bombs, rockets and colored flares that will entertain crowds here on the holiday eve. Sentinel photo. . n Time Added o 4th Fireworks how Wednesday The customary fireworks display for Indepen- dance,. Day this year has picked up some* rie. *ac tivities to attract a large* crowd and entertain people around the shores of Lake Shamrock. Joining in the promotion of the holiday spectacle are Clare firemen and the Summer Re>- creation Commission, Fireworks w'a t c h e r s have Clare Business and Professional Women to thafik for the show that will be staged from the island in the center pf the .lake. The sky show is due to start as soon as it is dark enough, -sometime after 9:45 p.m. and is expected Cited For No Injuries The City of Clare has earned a certificate of honor for having had no lost-time injuries for the past three years while operating its water waste treatment plant. The citation was announced this week byE.S. Shannon, of The Dow Chemical Company, chairman of the safety committee of the Michigan Water Pollution Control Association, during the Association's 43rd annual conference at Boyne Mountain Lodge, Boyne Falls. to last for the better part of an hour, according to Mrs. Mae Baumgarth, heading the committee in Charge. Clare Recreation has scheduled races,, games and other activities on the south shore of Lake Shamrock. This program is supervised and expected to lead up to the fireworks as an evening's climax. The entire program is July 3 since attendance is better on the eve of the Fourth. Starting at 6:30 p.m. there will.be sack races, relay races for boys and girls, and a dad's tug o' war. More fun for kids is ready with other games such as 3-legged races and John Wolf, director of the games said more excitement and activity is ready for children and spectators. At 8:30 and until the fireworks begin at dark, there will be a bonfire and community sing on the beach of Lak e Shamrock. Everybody is invited to join in and bring friends. Clare firemen will team up against State policemen for a donkey ball game at 7:00 p.m. on the school ball park, according to advertising posters. Crowds estimated at several thousand persons annually view the fireworks from parked autos circling the entire lake, and from the south beach and grassy spots in Shamrock Park. '$ .- Fun Timetable activities appeal to many different likings, and mothers are urged to save this general timetable and to send their children as often as they would like to take part. The Clare Summer Recreation program has room for many more youngsters in supervised playground activities and group recreation, says Director John Wolf. Morning and afternoon MORNING ACTIVITIES Beginning at 9j00 a.m., children and young people meet on the playground behind the High School gym. The gym is also open all morning for inside games and play. THINGS TO DO IN THE AFTERNOON Meeting at the same place at 1:30 p.m., youngsters are supervised in races, games, basketball, hikes, crafts and art. The gym is open afternoons on rainy days, and free swimming with a lifeguard in charge is On the south beach of Lake Shamrock. Bell Promotes Robert George To Area Plant Chief Michigan Bell Telephone Company this week announced the formation of a new plant department district with headquarters in Bay City, and in the local plant the. promotion of a Clare man in a supervisory, post. The new district will include the Midland, Bay City Tawas and Clare areas formerly served by the Saginaw district. "This new area organization meets our prime objective which is to serve local customers as fast, as well and as efficiently as possible," explained M.D. Thompson, local manager for Michigan Bell. Harry D. White Jr., division staff supervisor at Saginaw, has been appointed district plant man^ ager in charge of the new Bay City district, effective July 1. White and his family live at 5607 Sturgeon Creek Parkway, Midland. Promoted to plant chief of the Clare area is H. Robert George, former exchange repair foreman, and resident of Clare, His area of responsibility also includes the exchanges of Beaverton, Coleman, Farwell, Gladwin, Harrison and Rosebush. George, a native of Lansing, graduated from Alan- son High School, Alanson, Mich., and joined Michigan Bell in 1949 as a lineman at Petoskey. Following several varied assignments there in the plant department, and. time out for a two-year tour with the Army combat engineers in Hoechst, Germany, he was appointed plant staff assistant at Saginaw in 1963. Two years later, he was named exchange repair foreman there, and continued in that position when he was transferred to Clare early this year. While in Saginaw, he was chairman of the credit committee of the Telephone Employees Credit Union. During the academic year, he is an evening student at Delta College Businessmen Contribute Experience The experience of business and industrial leaders and other advisors from Clare and Gladwin counties is being used at Mid Michigan Community College to help prepare study courses for the college opening this coming fall. Four occupational advisory committees have been holding meeting with Francis Mitchell, dean of applied arts at the college to set up guidelines for courses. They advise on business .administration, natural resources and conservation, and on industrial technology. Among local men serving the college on these . committees are Lyle Skinner on the business and distributive group, Donald J.. Collom with the electricity and electronics advisory group, and Al lacco and Neilan Cradit on the industrial , technical committee. Applied arts course outlines are being prepared by Mitchell and the advisors for enrollment Of students preparing for employment training. July Clinic The July Schedule for the Child Immunization Clinics is as follows: Harrison, at the Courthouse, Tuesday, July 9, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. For Clare and Farwell, Thursday, July 11, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Clare City Hall. College Advisory Committees The Business and distributive group, above, Wolfson, Lyle Skinner and "Robert Ridley, includes, left to right, seated, Mitchell and Missing at time of picture, Charles Ash- Charles Barrett. Standing, I. to r., Carvel craft. p_«. _ __/.__ 3 Members comprising the natural resource Joseph Dumont, David Dilts and Thodore group are, 1. to r„ Donald Peterson, Richard Fairbanks. J3aumuan, Walter O'Donne. , L. H. Rhodes, The electricity - electronics committee members are, 1. to r., D.J. Collom, Carl Miller and William Mercer. Missing at time of photo were John Maxwell and Milton Alward Jr. Choice Assured In Each Of 5 New Districts Candidate lists near the cutoff time for Clare county supervisors on the new 5- man Board indicated primary contest for nominations in every one of the five districts, and in at least one district there is a general election race coming up between Republican and Democratic nominees. Eight incumbent administrative officers are unopposed for re-election to Matt M eC onnell Seeks Isabella County Post Committee members of the industrial^- ' lacco, and Robert Hane. technical group are, 1. to r., Gaylord photo is Neilan Cradit. Brown, John Graveline, Mitchell, Albert Missing from Matt J. McConnell has announced his candidacy for nomination on the Republican ticket for Isabella 'county drain commissioner. McConnell has been active in county drain problems for many years and in the 1964 Primary Election, polled 46% of the votes for the drain commissioners office. McConnell has completed three years of college; is active in 4-H Youth activities, a member of St. Henry's Parish and past- chairman of the St. Henry's Parish Board. He. is a veteran of. World War II where he served four and one-half years, over half of which was spent in the_ Pacific theatre. He is an active member of the A- merican Legion and the Knights of Columbus. McConnell, 53, is a lifelong resident of the county. He and his wife, Kathryn own and operate a dairy farm in Vernon township where he has lived all of his life. They have a son, Matt Jr., married, a daughter Elizabeth, a teacher in the Detroit school system, a son James in the service and six sons at home, John and Mark in high school, Luke, MLke, Pat and Ray in elementary school. F-P LEAGUE TEAM WINS FIRST Close Race Gets Closer In an incomplete schedule last week due to the rain out of several games, Little League standings tightened up another half game and at the beginning of this week only a half game separated Anderson's and Stanley's tied for first place, -and Clare Hardware and Bryant's tied for fifth. Bryant's, the only team that remained idle, did not change position. New standings: Anderson's 5-4 Stanley Oil 5-4 Alexander's 5-5 Citizens Bank 5-5 Clare Hardware 4-5 Bryant's 4-5 In the three games that^ Were completed, Stanley' Oil took the measure of Clare Hardware behind the 2-hit pitching of Mike Rogers. It was Stanley's 6-4-1 to Clare Hardware 2-2-4. Citizens Bank, batters rapped out nine hits to score a win over Alexanders while Mike Hales for the winners all owed but one base hit. Line score for the contest was Citizens 5-9-3, and Alexanders 1- 1-5. Alexander Shoes was credited With only three hits in the other game, but they came in the right places to score a victory over Anderson's. Alexanders 6-3-3 with Steve Schu- maker the winning pitcher and Anderson's 4-4-2. Minor League: Lions 6 and Bears 5. Panthers 12 and Eagles 7. Colts 30 and Orioles 2. The Senior Division also saw three of their week's games -washed out by rain and could finish games only on Monday ' and Friday nights. Citgo took a 1-0 decision from Citizens Baffk on Monday with Kelly Luplow the winning hurler and the line scores, Citgo 1- 2-0, and Citizens Bank 0- 2-2. On Friday Point Clare rolled up another win with a rattling attack at the plate that produced 10 hits and 13 runs. The result sunk Ackerman's one full game into the league cellar with the line scores like this: Point Clare with Ken Sheredy pitching, 13-10-3, and Ackerman's 0-1-1. Rained out games will be played as soon as possible* WIN AT CADILLAC Clare's Free Press League team won the first game . of' their season at Cadillac when Steve McNerney went to the mound and teamed up with Grant Gillaspy and ■ Tom Sheredy who accounted for five of the team's nine hits. Gillaspy collected 3 for 4 and Sheredy 2 for 3 while McNerney was mowing down 20 Cadillac players at the plate via the strikeout route. Line score Was Clare 6-9-3 and Cadillac 4-6-2. The win was dampened by the loss of Steve Gallagher who wiil be on the disabled list for the remainder of the season after his arm was broken by a pitch. Midland took a close 2-1 decision over Clare on Sunday and the next game coming up is here on Saturday when Alma plays a return against Manager Jerry Russell's boys. Clare county posts. The lists are considered nearly complete and official except for the possibility that more candidates might file in the remaining five hours between the Sentinel's press time on Tuesday, and the filing deadline of 4:00 p.m. the same day. In District I which includes nine townships in the north,, central, and west parts of the county, three Republicans and three Democrats had qualified assuring a spirited race for the party nominations in the primary and a contest in the general election to represent the sprawling district. Republicans Frank Rilett Carl Bringold, and John Waddle are qualified. On the Democratic ticket for the same office will be Keith Blain, Max Myers, and Cecil Hubel. The list of candidates throughout the county's districts is sprinkled well With men presently sitting on the old Board of Supervisors. LIST GROWS IN OTHER DISTRICTS In District II which includes all of Garfield and Surrey townships and the villages of Lake and Far- well, the primary will see a race between Burr R. Stoner who resides near the "Y" of US-10 and M- 115, and- J.M. Grim, filing as Republicans. * District "IH is the City of Clare and candidates are Albert Haley and Tom Bradley. Both are Republicans^ veterans of city government and Haley has seen long service on the old Board of Supervisors where he was chairman for several terms, and on the County Fair Board as secretary. District IV will see at least a 3~way race between Ronald Schunk, John Brubaker who is present chairman of the old Board of Supervisors, and Warren White. All are running as Republicans. In District V comprising Hayes and Hamilton townships with the City of Harrison included, the list includes A.E.* Bartow and Mark McKenna, both Republicans. COUNTY OFFICERS ON SLATE All county officers are qualified for re-nominatlon and all are unopposed. County Clerk and Register of Deeds Louis Becker, Ellen Ulch the county treasurer. Jay Trucks the prosecutor, and James Darling the county sheriff will be on the ballot assured of nomination. Walter Ehle the drain commissioner, Dr. J. R. Gershon and Carl Stephenson present coronors, and Paul Lapham the surveyor are the other incumbents running without opposition for nomination to their present posts. Deadline For Grade A Producers Grade "A" dairy farmers have until November 1,1969 to bring their water systems into compliance according to a report from Keith Sowerby, Extension Dairy Agent for Isabella and Montcalm County. This was a two year extension of the old deadline of November 1,1967. There is still a lot of mis-information going a- round concerning water systems for Grade "A" dairy farms. Extension Bulletin 597 Recommendations for a Safe and Adequate Water System is an interpretation of official regulations.
|Title||1968-07-04; 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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