Joseph Visnaw 1973
Judge drops charges against St. Ignace six ST. IGNACE — Charges of disturbing a public meeting against six St. Ignace residents were dismissed today in 92nd E. Germany's Ulbriclit is dead at 80 BERLIN (AP) — Walter Ulbricht, Ulbricht, the spade-bearded East German Communist leader whose monum-ent is the Berlin wall, died today, the official news agency ADN reported. He was 80. Ulbricht had been ill since he was replaced as party first secretary secretary by Erich Honecker in May 1971. He retained his post as chairman 01 the State Council, Council, making him titular chief of state until his death. He remained remained a member of the party's party's Central Committee and Politburo. Politburo. ADX reported earlier that Ulbricht Ulbricht suffered a stroke July 19. District Court by Judg e Robert A. Wood. The charges were originally lodged against the men in connection connection with incidents reported by the Mackinac Island police in the early hours of Tune 7. I Disturbance charges dropped today were those against Mayor Ron Walker, Da% - id Johnson, Joseph Visnaw, Jerry Gallagher, Gallagher, Michael Huskey a nd Quentin Goudreau. According to Judge Wood the Mackinac Island police police officers involved were reluctant reluctant to testify because of the animosity which has built up between between the tv.-o communities over the incident. Aggravated assault charges pending against Johnson and Huskey were also dismissed today today by Judge Wood, and he added added that the county prosecutor intends to request the circuit court to dismiss the charges asainst Johnson and Visnaw of obstructing a poiice officer in the performance of his duty. The latter bound over to circuit court for trial after a preliminary hearing in District Court June 27.