ESC Aft ABA DAILY PHESS, E^ chiih I m . Michigan Resort Land Settlement Being Sought Bark River GRAYLING. Mich. <AP> - 1’he state attorney gmerH's office office is seekings an out-of-court settlement with heirs to the Bear Mountain Resort property w ho are demanding («1 rights to the state-held land, a state official official say.*. The heirs are descendants of Rasmus Hanson, a turn-of-the- centurv lumber baron who gave the 1.200 acres to the state after he finished logging it. The disclosure of the state's attempt* attempt* came from Stanley Fteinborn, a deputy state attor- hey general. A complex legal battle srr* founding the resort has 1>ecn in the court* for years and cur- lentlv is before U.S. District Court Judge Stephen Roth According to Assistant Attorney Attorney General Harry Iwasko. the state last summer rejerted fhe heirs’ first proposal but said a recent rmetfng with them oro- duced a possibility of settlement. settlement. “They’ve made us a new settlement settlement offer.” Iwasko said. "It was a lot better. “There's a real attempt to do some kind of negotiating,*' he said. Hugo Braun Jr., attorney for the heirs, would not comment on the outcome of the secret meetings. “Theie was a new proposal.** Braun said. “But we have pledged to the parties we were talking with t^at. until re. solved, we wouldn’t discuss the I conditions.” Hospital William Peltier, Sr., Is a patient patient at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay. Mrs. James Bugay, and thiee children, left Friday, Feb 15, for Neurenbni g, Germany, Where they will join her husband Major Jame:» Bugay, who has been stationed with the U. S. Army there since Jan. 16 Major Bugay Bugay is the son of Mr, and Mrs. Stanley Bugay. Rte. 1, and Mrs. Bugay, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lindstrnm, Escanaba. Escanaba. Mrs. Bugay and children have been making then home with her parents, awaiting final preparations necessary, before leaving to Join her husband. Auxiliary Meeting The Rheume-Knauf American Leg top Auxiliary. Unit 438, held their regular monthly meeting at the club rooms, Monday night. Feb. 11, with President Leona Lye Beau presiding. There were 20 Valentine-cans packed and mailed to local servicemen. servicemen. The Unit is gomg to sell, ‘Look and See,’ eye glass spray cleaner for a money making making project. March 11. there will 1>e the annual Legion and Auxiliary, Birthday party. There will be a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m., prior to a pot-luek supper and the regular meeting. The final date has been set for the annual smelt fray sfxm- sored by the Legion and the Auxiliary 1o be held March 22, at the. Legion Hall. Lunch was served by Evelyn Norman and Katie Larsen.