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Phona N«wt end Ads to Spcrtt Dtsk „... victor WS74 5«ci»ty -. ~Victor MJ73 News Room „..Victor 3-3S7* Business O«!e« Victor 343M Display Adv. Dipt. .Victor 3-3632 Classified Ads Victor' 34324 VOLUME NO. 69, NO. 240 World Newsbriefs THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS An Independent Newspaper Sensing Mason County and Surrounding Area LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN, MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1959 MACKINAC CITY W—Tht Strait* of Mackinae yielded a shoe and a bucket seat Sunday, considered by State Police as possible clues in the disappearance of a light plane missing since Friday with three Flint area persons aboard. The Weather COOLER PRICE SEVEN CENTS 17 Persons Die in Auto Mishaps During Weekend By The Associated Press Nineteen persons were killed— 17 in highway accidents— in Mich- Officers w«r« investigating to >£sn over the weekend. Drown- see if the shoe belongs to Robert Ireland, 39, a Fenton Village trus- ^ claimed the other two lives. Anna Vespa. 21. of Detroit, tee and watsr commissioner. His > drowned in Lake Michigan Sun- 13-ye-ar-old daughter, Kathleen, and jdar after she slipped from the the pilot, Clayton Chamberlain, 52, {deck of a 33-foot cabin cruiser of Flint were also aboard the plane, j about 200 yards from Holland. | The other drowning victim was- ATLANTA W—The future of eight' Chris Slocum, 54, o«f Kalamazoo. children, given away by their mo-I He drowned when the boat in ther after their father abandoned j which he was fishing capsized A them, apparently will be decided companion was rescued. in the courts, , Sandra Jean Rose, 16. of Mrs. Carl Daniel Quisenberry, i Battle Creek, was killed Sunday 28, faces a charge of neglect. Her ion M 82 four miles west of Hes- 32-year-old husband is scheduled to get a hearing in city court on a charge of suspicion of abandonment. peria in a two-car, headon collision. Mrs. Agnes Dick, 68, of Detroit, ; was killed Sunday in a two-car ' collision at a rural intersection MOUNT CLEMENS tin — United Jin Huron County, Auto Worker pickets jeered and ' Pigeon. southwest of slapped the sides of ears as non- striking workers drove through the gates at the struck Cross Co. plant In Fraser today. Pickets held up the car of Ralph E. Cross, the firm's vice president, for about a minute until police cleared the way. FLINT WV-The body of a woman found in Lake Fenton today has been identified by her son as Mrs. Mary Jo Lovendowsky. She had been missing since Wednesday. Mrs. Lovendowsky was one of two persons feared drowned after the boat in which they were riding with two others became disabled in the early morning. CHICAGO W>)—The Chicago Tribune says a feud has broken out between members of the Senate Rackets committee investigating Walter Reuther and the United Auto Workers. * The paper said the bitter clash broke out during the committee's secret sessions last week in Washington between Sen. Karl Mundt (R-SD) and Sen. John MtClellan (3-Ark), chaii'mar,. > *£''-••; It concerned Mundt's charge, the Tribune said, that Sen. Carl Curtis (R-N«b), is being "censored" and harassed in his.efforts to present evidence against Reuthtr's union. PETOSKEY i/n-Two northwest Michigan youths were recuperating at their homes today after five hours adrift with a capsized sailboat on choppy Little Traverse Bay. Charles Becker, 18, of Petoskey, and Dave Elliott, 19,, of Walloon Lake suffered exhaustion and exposure in the .weekend accident. The mast of their 17-foot sloop snapped and the craft capsized near Menonaqua. ST. JOSIPHTMol WV-A 4-foot- long Indian cobra bit an employe of a reptile garden near here Sunday. He may live because of a dramatic 1,300-mile flight from Miama, Fla. The Coast Guard and the Air Force flew anti-Cobra serum from Miami to St. Joseph after William White, 32, was bitten. The serum was administered six hours later. A single drop of cobra venom ean.be fatal, Usually it takes only four hours to kill, said William H. Haast, operator of the Miami serpentorium. Wilma Robinson, 42, of Detroit, was killed Sunday in a two-car collision on U.S. 12 in Washtenaw County. Ronald Lundholm, 12, of Detroit, Senate Tackles Billion Dollar Housing Bill WASHINGTON (AP)-The Senate takes up today a new $1,050,000,000 housing bill to replace one which President Eisenhower vetoed. There was a possibility the measure might go to the White House late in the day. If the Senate acts in time, the House may take it up at once under a rules suspension procedure requiring a two-thirds vote. The bill is trimmed down below the $1,375,000,000 total in the measure Eisenhower vetoed last month. But it still retains all the major programs 1 of the earlier version in a reduced form. The veto was upheld in the Senate last Wednesday on a 55-40 vote, 9 short of the two-thirds needed to override. The Senate Banking Committee then whipped out the substitute bill Thursday. Sen. John Sparkman (D-Ala), floor manager for the measure, predicted it would be approved promptly. He conceded the bill had been shaped with the idea that the House could take it without change. No official word has come from the administration, however, that President Eisenhower is willing to accept the new measure. Sen. Homer E. Capehart (R- Ind), senior Republican on the Housing subcommittee, said he believed the President would sign the bill. If he does not, Capehart said, there will be enough votes to override a second veto. Today's Chuckle Time might b« a graat healer, but It'i a lousy beautician. ******** Six Accidents Reported in County Over Weekend was killed Saturday when struck by a car while riding a bicycle in Detroit, John Oliver Lcpird ,1r.. 20, of Sherman Lake, was killed Saturday when he lost control of his car and struck a tree trunk on M 89 near Battle Creek. John Montgomery Randolph. 30, of Manistee, was killed Saturday when his car failed to round a turn and collided headon with another auto in Manistee Township. William Junior Watson. 35, and David Lee Vanderpool 29, both of Tecumseh, were killed in a two- car collision Sunday a mile west of Cambridge Junction, on U.S. 112 in Lenawee County. Eson Fleming, 31, of Port Huron, was killed Saturday when his motorcycle skidded on a road in Kinvball Township, St. Clair County and overturned. Joseph King, 23, of Richmond, was killed Saturday when his car went out of control and hit a culvert off U.S. 25, three miles west of Richmond. Nicholas Stoffel, 70, of Royal Oak, was killed in a flaming three- car crash Friday night in Royal Oak. William T. StaW, 82, of Battle Creek, was struck by a car Saturday and injured fatally while crossing U.S. 27 at Mullett Lake, eight miles south of Cheboygan. Ronnie Bischoff, 5, of Ottawa Lake, was killed Saturday on M-51 near his ho-me when he ran out from behind a parked truck and was hit by a passing car. Donald E. Edwards, 26, of Ann Arbor, was killed Friday night when his car ran off a road eight miles southeast of Ann Arbor and smashed into a tree. Mrs. Mildred 0. Debries, 49, of Grand Rapids, was killed Saturday in a two-car collision at a Grand Rapids intersection. Mrs. Ruth Stanbridge, 20, of Troy/, and Mrs. Anna Kujawa, 35, of Detroit, were killed Sunday night near Warren in a three-car collision. Ten other persons were hurt in the accident, five critically. Plane Lands Safely in Emergency Here, Motorists Aid Pilot CANOE RACE WINNERS - Win- above is Ted Koikas of the Old ning the third Annual Pere Mar- qucttc canoe race were Albert and LeRoy Widing of Holly, Mich. The Wicling brothers finished first in 1957 and second in 58. Pictured Hamlin Restaurant of Ludin«ton as he 'presents (ho $100 check to the Widings for winning the race. Left, lo right arc Albert Widing, LeRoy Widing and Ted Koikas. (Daily News Photo) Head-On Crash Kills 11 People COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Two cars smashed head-on Sunday night in a rending crash that killed 11 persons. Eight others were injured in the two cars. Six of the dead were adults and five were children. One wrecked car was owned by G.W. Eddy of White Hall, 111., and the other by LeRoy Thompson, 31, of Richmond, Mo. Eddy died in the crash; Thompson was hurt. At Richmond, friends said Thompson, his wife, Jessie, 33, and eight of their children had started to St. Louis on vacation. The crash occurred on a flat, straight section of road in clear weather. The Missouri Highway Patrol quoted a witness as saying one car went off on the stioulder, swerved back across the pavement and hit the other one head- Set New Record in Third Annual P. M. Canoe Race Records were broken ami it. was . timing of two hours and two Says France Will No Longer Be 'Pushed Around' L'lLE BOUCHARD, France time trying not to anger the nip and tuck Sunday among the 30 competing teams in the third annual Pere Marquelle River Canoe race, The Widing brothers. Lcroy and Albert, from Holly walked off with first place trophy and $100 in cash. Their timing was one hour, SO minutes and 57 seconds, which broke the record for the two previous events. Last year the Widings placed second and the previous year were first place winners. Close on their heels were Steve Kotonich and Larry Kendall of Tawas City, who took first place last year and are the national champions. Their liming was two hours, one minute and 51 seconds. They won first place last year with a timing of two hours, 'nine minutes and 50 seconds. In addition to the trophy for second placr, they received $50 in cash. Third place was Jim Crellin and Harold Alcock of Mt. Clemens with on. Seek Ike's Aid in Steel Rift NEW YORK CAP) _ More U.S. .'enators were looking to the White House for help in settling the nationwide steel, strike as joint negotiations were set here today. Talks between teams representing the industry and the striking United Steelworkers of America recessed for the weekend last Friday as the stoppage became a month old. There was no indication of progress toward agreement on a new contract. Joseph F. Finncgan, director o/ the Federal Mediation nnrl Con- ininutcs. They received a trophy and $25 in cash. First place in the mixed teams was Herman Smith and his 15- year-old daughter Judy of Williamsburg, Michigan. Second place in this division was Bob Rohn and Nancy McCandless of Ludington. First place won $10, second place 55. Kay Lillslrom and Vcrnicc Barlx from Camp Martin Johnson took fits I place in the women's division and Rita Miller and Shirley Gooch of Muskcgon took second. They re- ccivccl J?10 and $5 respectively. Gold medal winners in the youth division were Kenneth VanBcrgcn and Ronald E. Sanders, 16-year- olds from (Juster, Silver medal winners were Torn Tylar and James Trutchey of Rock 'N-R ranch. The Epworl.li team. Jim Merkel and Roger E. Lord III, received the .special award from Epworth of $2.') for the first Epworlh team to finish the race. Jim Whitman and Bob Wolff of Ludington won $25 for the first Mason County team to finish. Trophies and cash awards, with the oxpcftion of the Epworth award, were given by Ted Koikas of the Old Hamlin Restaurant. As is customary the last team in was awarded n cake-. This was a gift from the Hotel Stearns. Last team in was Philip Brown and Marty Motcw from Camp Martin Johnson. US Fires First Nike-Asp Today (AP)—Premier Michel Debre says France won't be pushed around hy her allies any more and will demand they back up her war in Algeria all the way, His speech sounded like -a public preview of what President Charles dc Gaulle will tell President Eisenhower when the two confer in private next month. Debre spoke to his constituents Sunday in this Loire Valley village- in west central France. The premier, a faithful supporter of De Gaulle's goal of restoring the authority of Franco on the international scene, insisted this does not mean France is doomed Ixi stand alone within the Western alliance. He said De Gaulle's policy "is n reaction against .the alliances which, through our weakness, led to our subjection to foreign powers which did not hesitate to oppose our essential interests." Commenting that Algeria had been "created by us, that is to say by Frenchmen from our soil," the premier said "the destiny of France is linked with the Algerian destiny everything changes for us according to whether we hold or do not hojd on to this old territory." "It is for renovated France lo make her allies' understand" that she has the right to demand all their most complete support for a cause which goes far beyond a people and a generation." The United States in recent yrars has refused to give France the full backing she wants for her Algerian policy. The Americans have tried to take a middle road, hoping they won't offend the French too much and at the same ciliation Service, is sitting in c.i ! WASHINGTON' CAP) — The the negotiations. i United State,? launcher! the first Six accidents were reported in Mason County during the weekend by the sheriff's department. Most serious of the accidents occurred at 7 p. m. Sunday on Stiles road at the junction of Anthony road when vehicles driven by George Kappus, 61-, of Elmhurst. 111., and Tony Escamilla Jr., 19, of San Antonio, Texas, collided. Officers said the accident occurred when Escamilla failed to see the other vehicle approaching due to too many passengers, eight, in. his car. He was given a traffic summons for reckless driving and not having an operator's license. Extensive damage resulted to both vehicles. At 11:15 a. m. Saturday cars driven by Marilyn Duggan, 29, of Milwaukee, and Stanley Frambury of LaGrange, 111., collided as Mrs. APPLICATIONS for Employment Being Taken at .the Personnel Office. STAR WATCH CASE CO. Duggan stopped for the stop sign. Minor damage resulted to the vehicles. Miss Evelyn Clark, 17, of Ludington Route 3 lost crntrol of her car on wet pavement on Victory road a mile west of Stiles road at 2 a. m. Sunday, officers reported, The car ran into the steps 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church, with little damage resulting. Cars driven by Charles Kilburn, 27, of Chicago and Frank Kirn, 38, of Route 5, Lafayette, Ind., sideswiped at 2 p. m . Sunday on US-31 five and a half miles north of the Oceana-Mason County line. Officers reported minor damage to the cars. Mrs. Alta Lund, 47, of Ludington Route 3, reported to officers that she was blinded by lights of a vehicle making a U-turn on the Hamlin Lake" Road a mile north of M-116 at 9:25 p. m. Sunday. She j pulled her car to the right, hit a j guard post and the car tipped onto jits side down an embankment. Minor damage resulted to the car and no one was injured. At 9:30 p. m. Sunday at ihe intersection of Decker road and Hamlin Lake Road, Herbert Engfer, 22, of 203VJ E. Melendy St., said he failed to see the stop sign on Decker Road ia time, and Skiff Is Found Adrift Sunday The Ludington Coast Guard picked up a skiff adrift by the slab piles east of No. 3 carferry loading dock Sunday morning. The skiff was about 12 feet long painted green with a red bottom. Anyone missing this skiff can claim it at the Coast Guard Station. At 4 p.m. Sunday a Coast Guard vessel and skiff with an outboard motor departed to patrol the Canoe race in Pere Marquette lake and while patroling the race the Coast Guard was dispatched to assist the sailing vessel "Vanadis." The Vanadis was disabled with a line in her screw about four miles north of Ludington. After mooring the Vanadis at Ludington the Coast Guard continued to patrol the race. Two Republican ,-rnators «n-! m a scries of new Nike-Asp re- i nounccd they would introduce in I the Senale today a resolution ask- j ing that President Eisenhower ! make public the facts about the strike that'he possesses. search rockets today. It left a yellow-orange cloud that was visible over much of the Eastern seaboard. The rocket, was fired from (he Secretary of Labor James p. | National Aeronautics and Space Mitchell has been acting as Ei-1 Administration station at Wallops scnhower'3 fact-finder on the I Island on Virginia's Eastern Shore and emitted a 100 - mile sodium vapor trial beginning at an alti- strike. Sens. Jacob K. Javits CJl-NY) and George D. Aiken (R-Vfj raid in a joint, statement in Washington Uiat (.heir resolution would be a substitute for a pending resolution introduced by Sen. Stuart Symington fD-Mo) and signed by Uide of about .">0 miles. It was topped by the large cloud that uas yellow-orange in color. Lightning Hits Three Sunday By The Associated Press A golfer and his caddy were injured by lightning, and a Detroit area housewife's arm was numb- od by a bolt that struck a cu.p she was holding in a storm that hit southeast Michigan Sunday. The electrical storm caused only j minor damage, generally, although winds reached 52 m.p.h. and .75 of an inch of rain fell in some areas. Clyde D. Light, 43, o/ Delroit, ami caddy Ronald Dubay, 10, of Mount Clemens, were injured when lightning .ttruck near the 18th green of the Hillcrest Country Club at Mount Clemens. Both were knocked unconscious by the bolt. They are reported in fair condition at St. Joseph Hospital, Mount Clemens. Mrs. Lucille Laycox, 40. of Harper Woods, loJd police she was standing by a window in the kitchen when lightning came through the window and .struck a copper drinking cup she was holding. Mrs. Laycox said her body went Asian and African nations who support the Algerian rebels. De Gaulle alro wants a voice equal to those of the United States and Britain in the decisions of the Atlantic Alliance — although France has pulled most of her troops out of Europe to fight in Algeria. Russel Vorce Dies Saturday Russel L, Vorce, 63, of 322 N, Lakeshoro drive, First Ward com missioner on Ludington City Coun cil, died suddenly at 9 p. m. Sat urday at Paulina Stearns Hospital. Mr. Vorce was elected First Ward Commissioner this spring, after having been appointed to the post to fill a vacancy. Previously he served as First Ward commis sioner for the 1946-48 term. He also was n member of the ccmc lery board for the city, Bom in Elbcrta Jan. 11, 1896. he was, married Jan. 27, 1917, to Catalina Dowland, who survives. Ho wa$ in the wholesale grocery business, L. E. Vorce & Son, with his father,Rndlatei',oper.ated.il. L. Vorce Distributing Co. For the past several years he had been a salesman for Ludington Auto Sales. Mr. Vorce was a .member of Grace Episcopal Church, Ludington Elk *nd Masonic lodges. He was steward of Pere Marquette Chapter 299, Free & Accepted Masons, and held the Mark Master Mason degree in Royal Arch Masons. In addition to his widow he NASA said (he rocket had two numb and pain shot up her arm. objective?: 1. To dcicrmine wind direction 32 other Democratic senators. and velocity ovrr the wide range In asking that the President.! covered by the trial and cloud, make public at once a report by | 2. To measure diffusion or the Mitchell, Javits and Aikcn said such a move "should be able lo crystallize the weight of public opinion to bring about a settle- rat'': at which matter spreads out in the upper atmosphere.. Weather bureaus from New York to Virginia had received ment of the strike or indicate what j telephone calls early this morning further steps 1 may be taken lo j from people who had spotted the Tin'ncr il aHnnf " ! ~t-.. ~ ,.T~...» bring it about. strange cloud. A physician said she appeared to be only ,?haken up and said il probably be a day or two before feeling returned to her arm. Five men escaped injury in the Detroit suburb of Fairhaven when winds blew down their boathousc refuge from the .storm. Edward Booth, owner, said he and four others were in the house when the door blew in and the structure ; was blown off its foundation. Admiral 'Bull' Halsey Dies at 76 skidded across Hamlin Lake Road, overturning, the vehicle off the road. Little damage resulted to the vehicle, ,, FISHERS ISLAND, N.Y. fAP) —President Eisenhower led the "• "SL th r e (Bull) Halsey. "His great personal contribution ; in J942, the tide '// war was run- to the successful campaigns in thelning heavily in favor of Japan. Pacific and the exploits of the j "We had nothing but a shoe- Halsey, 76, died here Sunday of a heart attack while vacationing. He gained fame as the admiral who chased the Japanese fleet to its death in the Pacific in World War H. Eisenhower., who heard the news of Halsey'g death at Gettysburg, Pa., 5aid he had lost a warm personal friend, and the nation one forces .under his command are a brilliant part, of American military history," said Eisenhower. Halsey was born in Elizabeth, N.J.. the son of a <-hip captain. He was never an outstanding scholar, hut managed to enter Annapolis, and played fullback on the football team. On graduation string. We v.cre told to hold on, and we held on—from Guadalcanal to Tokyo," he said later. "When I had the 3rd Fleet, I had a tremendous steamroller," Halsey said. "I could do anything I damned pleased. But in those early days, I was scared to death all the time. The Japs had every- in J904, the yearbook called him j thing. They could have wiped us "3 real old salt." :out." When Halsey took command of i _ . — — — -- .-•.»«. ~*u»uw./ . w» cv*i>i*tu.J|.-.J. \jf. i* J ,3 •J-U*J(I£ JII«41.*Vy (J 1 V CUIW O VA Lltfy of its great natural leaders." ^ Navy forces in the South Pacific fleet a telling weapon. His motto His daring made the shoestring was simple—"Hit hard, hit fast and hit often." Only a few months after taking command, he led his forces deep into the Pacific for a strike at the Marshall and Gilbert islands, the first big naval offensive of the war. Finally his forces gained control of the Pacific and in 1945, during a 35-day period, his command destroyed or damaged 2,804 enemy planes, sank or damaged 148 Japanese combat ships and »ank or damaged 1,586 merchant (hips. j[< leaves one son, R. M. Vorce, who is serving with the Navy Air Force in Hawaii; two daughters, Mrs. John Roger Bengtson of Ludington and Mrs. Warren R. Thornsen of Kalamazoo; his father, L. E. Vorce and Mrs. Vorce of Gulfport, Fla.; one brother, Donald R. Vorce of Columbus, 0.; three sisters, Mrs. F. L. Hcinemeyer of Rockford, III., and Mrs. Ted Reiser and Mrs. Vernon R. Reiser of Gulfport, Fla.; seven grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son Jac Vorce in 1049. The body is at Rye Funeral Home. The^Weather (U.S. Wtifh«r Bur««u Foree««t) Northw«itern Low«r Michigan— Cloudy and warmer with scattered ihow«ri and thund«rthow«r* today, becoming partly cloudy and cooUr tonight with showars ending. Tuesday partly cloudy and cooler with chance of a few showers by evening. Wind southwesterly 15-25 mph becoming northerly tonight. High today 76-84, low tonight 56 north to 66 south. High Tuesday 74-80. Outlook for Wednesday — Upper Michigan fair and cool. Lower Michigan partly cloudy with scattered showers and thundershowers. Turning cooler north and central j Lower Michigan. | FIVE-DAY FORECAST Temperatures will average about 4 degree* above normal. Normal high 81, normal low 61. Cooler Thursday, warmer Saturday. Precipitation will average near one inch in showers and thundershower* Tuesday and Wednesday and again about Saturday. Higheet temperature Sunday 87, low Highest temperature one year ago today 84, low 56. Highest temperature this dale sine* 1872, 96 in 1950; low, 43 in 1870, The gun sets today at 7:31 p. m. and rites Tuesday at 5:42 a. m. The moon rises today at 6:SO p. 'm. ; and sets Tuesday at 4:40 a, m. Temperature at the U.S. observation station for 24 hours ending at 12 noon: I Maximum 76. minimum 65. EAGLES LEFT and RIGHT DINNER Wednesday, Aug. 19th 6:30 p.m. Club Dining,Room Use Car Lights to Help Plane Make Landing Fast action by personnel of the. Star-Lite Drive-in theater and passing motorists helped prevent what could have been a fatal air crash early this morning. The situation. came about when an airplane, piloted by Ralph Oury of Wheaton, 111., attempted to find a landing place with only 10 minutes of flying fuel left in his tanks. After buzzing Ludington and passing over the drive-in theater in an effort to locate the airport, errV ployes at the theater realized the pilot's difficulty and drove their autos to the runway where their car lights served as landing lights for the plane. Altogether about six autos helped light the runway for the pilot. After landing, Oury and his passenger, Mike Oury also of Wheaton and a cousin of the pilot, said they had left Naubinway, in the Upper Peninsula bound for Escanaba, The flight, about 75 miles, carried them over the northern tip oj[ Lake Michigan and while over the lake they encountered a very heavy electric storm and high winds. Oury estimated the winds reached 60 miles an hour at times, While flying in the storm the pilot lost his directions and headed *outh. He finally spotted land and headed Inland to Ludington. Oury, however, believed ht was ever Wisconsin arjd fccordjfla to .' ' port near * drlve.jn iheater. lie spotted the Star-Lite* but couldn't distinguish: the landing field because no lights are used lit night unless planes are expected. Oury buzzed across Ludington five or six times and finally headed towards Lake Michigan again. where ho surveyed the beach. Oury said later he intended to put the plane down on the sandy beach in another 10 minutes when the fuel ran out. Oury made another past atfhV drive-in and this time he was spotted by Charles Wallace, Richard Ritsema and Lawrence Arnold, These three plus Tom Roy and two other motorists, who were flagged down, drove to the airport and aimed their lights at the concrete runway. The pilot said later if it hadn't jeen concrete and white he proba- )ly still would not have been able o land where he did. Oury, a businessman with some 4,000 hours of flying time, had his plane refueled and took off for scanaba about 6 a.m. this morn- ng. His plane was a 'single-engine, four-seater Piper Comanche which has a cruising speed of 165-miles- per-hour. Real Estate Man Buys Desert Inn LAS VEGAS, Nev. CAP)—New York real estate investor Lawrence A. Wien has bought Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn in a deal involving more than 10 million dollars. Clark and his associates will continue to manage the 200-acre property on an initial 20-year lease. He has subsequent options terminating in the year 2022. Wien's group has real estate holdings valued at more than 600 million dollars, the hotel's publicity agent said. Earlier' this year he acquired the Plaza Hotel in New York for 21 million dollars. AT THE BEACH• Water temperature at Ludington beach at noon was 68 degrees, Air temperature was 74 degrees. Swimming—Good. . AN APPRECIATION Women's Auxiliary i to the Paulina Stearns Hps* pita I sincerely thank all who assisted with or contributed to our 20th annual Tag Day. ,

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