1969-02-05; Clare Sentinel
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In the Wanteds To sell, rent, buy, recover lost articles, find a Job, or whatever needs ACTION; try Sentinel Want- Ads, 4. per word of $1.00 minimum. Call 386-9938. Fifteen Cents 3. he Clare Sentinel Fourteen Pages Clare Michigan, Wednesday February 5, 1969 Our 91st Year 15 CENTS New Series Vol. 77 iNo. 23 . *. '- *»?£« */p j^Jfc'A**1^ ^ Winter Sports Carnival celebrators found lots to do for fun in the snowy outdoors over the past weekend here. LEFT: Jerry Forsberg tees off at the Twin Elms "Open" in a match with three others from his own foresome - the fearsome ones" Bud Anderson, Cris Demo and Dick Ulrich, and one adventurous "Spoiler" Russ Foell from a rival foresome. CENTER: Penguin. Club square dancers came from all over central Michigan for the dance in the snow here Sunday afternoon. Couples and their families took frequent breaks for hot snacks on the beach of Shamrock Lake. RIGHT: Bill Fransted, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Fransted of Rosebush was one of the contestants at Mott Mountain's slalom races Sunday. He's swinging into the last gate on the course for skiers under 12 years. All Sentinel photos. Saint Cecilia School Lists Appoint Holbrook On Judiciary, Hf™!j&*mfi ^^^ ^^" _, __-__-_._ n ___H____ V_ _ _ __0^__-»» _.___-_*___> <£•*_•_*__ _-l_/_ *• _■_«_ __ _"l _*_ _■ Labor Committees In House State Representative Donald E. Holbrook, Jr. (R-Clare) has been named chairman of a special House Judicikty sub-committee on District Courts. Holbrook is the author of the bill establishing the District Court, part of vast re-organization of the lower court system in Michigan, which commenced operations January 1st. Holbrook was named f the position by House Judiciary Chairman J. Robert Traxler (D-Bay City). Holbrook, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee during the last legislative session, said he was pleased with the approintment commenting, ' 'Although the District Court Act provides a sound foundation upon which to structure justice at the lower court level, I fully recognize that cer*-. tain amendments are essential if it is tp become the meaningful court System we intended,"The siib-pom- raitteg will work diligently with all who are interested and concerned with justice to achieve that end." Rep. Hglbropk will also serve for ph. hext two'yealrs on the House Labor Committee, and as a member of the Judiciary Committee. Service on the Labor Committee opens up a new field for Holbrook. His legal talents should prove extremely valuable in considering the highly complex legislation this committee will have before it during the next two years. Traxler, in appointing Holbrook said, "With Representative Holbrook in charge of judging the validity of proposed amendments we will attain maximum continuity. His thorough understanding and of labor he devoted in rais- knowledge of the measure ing it from its infancy, coupled with the many hours-render him most qualified. to head up the "fine tuning' ' of an already outstanding lower court system." The following students were announced by Sister Mary Audrey, school principal, to have qualified for the honor roll at St. Cecilia School. Qualifications are an A or B standing in major sub- Interest Lively In Panel Discussion Of School Buses Although the attendance was small the interest was great at the January 20 meeting of the Clare PTA. The panel consisted of Merit Tests At Clare High On oaturday February 15th students in the 9th and 1.0th grade will take the annual National, Development Test. The test is voluntary, and the results compare students in our school to students of the same grade in schools throughout the United States. .This test is designed for those students who are planning to take a four year academic program after high school. The National Merit Exam will be given on the same day. This test is for Juniors and has been given in Clare for a number of years. It is for students who are-planning to enter academic programs at colleges and universities. Scores are sent back to the school and are interpreted-to these students. The scores are compared to other juniors who took the test. This is the first time that Clare schools have held the test on Saturday, and is because of the large number of students that will be taking the test. Richard Snyder and Gary Rayburn, Clare school administrators; George Bradley, school bus supervisor and Mrs. Barb Gibis and Bill Brewer, bus drivers. They covered a wide range of bus information and sidelights. Last year, over $81,000 8 1/2% of the school's total budget wentfortransporta- -tion costs, even though gas costs only 13. a gallon! The 20 buses traveled over 138,000 miles. Safety is the prime responsibility and concern of the drivers and takes precedence over schedules and everything else, stated Mr. Brewer, a driver for 10 years. Mrs. Gibis felt that any woman who has driven a pickup or farm truck would find a school bus was easier to handle. Trail Blazers Meet Feb. 6 The Clare 4-H horse group, The Trail Blazers will hold their first meeting February 6 at the Clare High School in room 210. Sponsors of the group make a special invitation to all interested and their friends to attend. The meeting is to be called at 7:30 p.m. and those attending are asked to use the north entrance of the building. Copies of Board of Education bus policies were passed out, as well as a sheet given to every student in the fall, called "Regulations Fiqr Bus Riders". These handouts covered all the rules and guidelines for safe, legal, and' courteous transportation. Parent and public help is needed to maintain this service. Especially of safety concern Is the traffic and parking on Hemlock Street, the short street to the east of the Elementary School. Parked cars, heavy traffic, and walking students increases the hazards as the school buses use this route. Citizens could help cut down on these safety problems by refraining from driving on Hemlock during the half hour preceding nd following schooL Bus drivers and substitute bus drivers are always needed, and any licensed driver -male or female- with a good driving record who is interested is requested to apply at the Clare School Administrative office. Rev. Bontrager of the Herrick Menonite Church offered the Invocation, and the Clare High School Chorus under the direction of Mrs. Jean Meek sang three lovely numbers. The local PTA budget will be adjusted to provide working funds for the newly created scholarship committee, Former Clare Commissioner Tom Bradley (left) receives a plaque bearing a miniature replica of Clare's expressway promotion billboards from Mayor Willard Koch. Monday's commission meeting was appreciation night for Bradley who gave up his post to become a county supervisor. Sentinel photo. Appreciation Night For Tom Bradley ,. Tom Bradley, former Clare City Commissioner was invited back to attend Monday's regular commission meeting this week to receive a rare honor. . . a plaque from fellow commissioners in recognition of the high value of his services in citv government. He left his commission seat when he was elected a county supervisor. Mayor Willard Koch in presenting the citation and plaque, said that all too often a presentation of this Clinic Dates In February The Health Department Child Clinic in Clare county will be February 10 in Harrison at the New County Building, and in Clare on February 17 at the city hall. Both dates are in the forenoons from 9 t0 * a' clock. kind recognizes length of •service. Bradley's record engraved on the plaque said his terms began in 1964 and ended in 1968 but the mayor reminded commissioners that in that time Bradley's valued contributions to the city deserved the appreciation of all Clare. In the business of the evening, the commission heard a plan for Sixcap, a locally based federal agency to help obtain surplus material and equipment at low cost for the use of Clare's Public Works and Street departments. Huge quantities of wanted items are expected to be available from an Air Force base being closed in the state's upper peninsula. Action was deferred while an investigation is made of a system calling for S300. contribution from Clare and other small communities wishing to share services for inspection of the- offered equipment and paper work necessary for procurement. There was also discussion but no action on an application to move a house from a rural site into the city, and on a proposal for a traffic survey of the area near public schools. Arrives In W. Africa A greeting to residents of Brown's Corners arrived at The Sentinel from Rev. Charles Hull and his wife Emma to say that they arrived safely in Freetown, Sierra Leona, .West Africa on their foreign service assignment. , The couple reached their destination on January 21 and wrote that the trip didn' t take long, -once their visas came through,. They spent one night in a hotel near Kennedy Airport in New York and watched the Presidential Inauguration on television. -Make News At College Collegians in the news include local students with honor grades and other distinctions, and a list of recent graduates. Mrs. Sherrie Haley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leonel Green has earned a scholarship for the study of special education at Central Michigan University.. At CMU the teacher education program is rated 16th among the nation's schools in the production of initially certified teachers. At East Lansing, James Bosink of Harrison was one of 337 students feted recently at MSU President's Academic Achievement Dinner for those attaining grades of all A, or A plus. Four local students took part in CMU's mid year commencement on January 25 at Mt. Pleasant. They were Lee Dancer, Judy Howard Seymour, Marcia Stanfield Katenhus, and Kay Barbara Noland. Ski Team Ends Season The Clare High School Ski Team traveled to Cadillac on January 29 for a meet with Manistee, Cadillac and Bellaire. The students did very well for only a third meet. Both the girls and boys place third in competition. On Friday, Jan. 24 Clare competed against West Bloomfield Hills and Cadillac. The hills were very icy and trecherous. However, the Pioneers made valiant trys at the slolom and giant slolom courses. Several of the racers did very well. As a team, however, they placed third. On February 3rd the last meet was held at Bear Mt. at Grayling. This was the last competition for the year except for the re- gionals at Traverse City on Feb. 14th. The students are Very pleased with their progress and the confidence that they are gaining in themselves. They promise that next year and in years to come, Clare will be a name to reckon with in ski competition. . jects and a good conduct rating from the teacher. Grade 8, Richard Clark, Michael McDonald, Janice Beck, Sue Gies, and Victoria Paisley. Grade 7, Timothy Quinnan, Michael Lodes, Sue Lapham, Molly Noland, Barbara Schumacher, Christine Tomasfei, Peggy ,,^Rzjel..,- .■'.'.. Grade 6, Gene Berg; Gregory Sartor, _?. _#ft. Schumacher, Rose Ann O'Donnell, Mary Ann Lapham, Mary Jane Jackson, Denise Weitzel. Grade 5, Michael Collom George Teeter, Michael Wood, Kathy Gibis, Sara Tomaski, Sue Berg, Karen Pake. Grade 4, Kirk Evans, Robert Faber, Matthew Quinnan, Martin Weitzel, Lynn Clark. Grade 3, Sue Collom, Julie Jackson, Beth Lapham, Becky Murphy, Vicky Wentworth. Grade 2, David Beck, Thomas Murphy, John • Quinnan, Andrew Weitzel, Kathleen Collom, Karen Gibis, Linda Gorbett, Mary Wood. Grade 1, Mary Clark, Diane Sartor, Lisa Zinser. Eagle Village To Benefit Clare's Rotary and Kiwanis service clubs have committed the proceeds of their coming White Elephant Sale to Eagle Boys Village where it will be uSed to build and equip facilities. The sale will be held February 22 and the clubs are requesting donations of ' Saleable' items. Household goods, tools, clothing, furniture and any miscellaneous goods will be gladly accepted and pickup and transportation will be arranged. About 30 workers and many volunteers are expected from the two clubs and calls about donations may be made to The Sentinel, 386-9937 or 9938. At Ski Camp Roby Gershon, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.R. Gershon was among 157 young Alpine Ski Racers from Region III and IV Central Division USSA recently participated in a four day racing camp at Boyne Mountain. Region III includes racers from Michigan's lower peninsula, Region IV from Ohio. "They were invited according to last year's results. There are ho special groups and everyone is eli. gible. The age range is from 12 to 18," said Don Luther of Rochester, the racing camp chairman. h H'
|Title||1969-02-05; 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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