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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Monday, August 16, 1954
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1 4 THE ENQUIRER AND NEWS Battle Creek, Mon, Aug. U, UM 8 Injured in 5 Area Accidents Woman Pedestrian Among Victims Eight persons were Injured In traffic accidents In the Battle Creek area over the weekend. Mrs, Lee Sweiggart, 65, of 42 Lincoln St. suffered a severe forehead laceration and abrasions to both arms and knees when she was struck by a slowly-moving car In front of 140 Spring St. shortly before 2 p.m. yesterday. Thrown Against Car Community Hospital said her condition was "fairly good" today. Police said Mrs. Sweiggart was struck by an ea.stbound car driven by Alfred L. Schneider, 60, of De troit, as she stepped out from be' hind a car parked on the north side of the street. She was thrown gainst another car parked on the south side of the street in front of 133 Spring St. w - Iff X V. 1 V .v - jTr 4TA. . IV n Collide Head-On Motorists Earl R. Aldrich, 23. of Route 2, Hastings, and Olin Wilbur Bundy, 33, of 937 Lakeview Ave. were slightly Injured at 6 p.m. yesterday in a head-on collision in front of 64 Meachem Ave. Police said Aldrich was north' bound and Bundy southbound when the accident happened. There were conflicting versions as to what caused It. Aldrich suffered a laceration to Ms upper lip and right knee and Bundy suffered a laceration over his right eye. Both were treated at Leila Hospital and released. Enquirer and News Photo. YOUNG POLIO VICTIMS MOVED Two little polio victims are tucked into an ambulance this morning and. accompanied by their mothers, made the-trip from local hospitals to Mary Free Bed. Hospital in Grand Rapids, where they'll receive special therapy. At left are Steven Yother. 17 months, and his mother, Mrs. Hestel Yother of 381 Bowers Ave., and right, David Green, 4, and Mrs. Duane A. Green of 328 Wild-wood Ave. Seeing them off, at.far right, is Mrs. A. R. Dart, executive secretary of the Calhoun County Polio Chapter, which made arrangements for their transfer. Today marked, too, the start of the county's emergency polio drive to raise $12,000 to help Just such cases as these. Both Stevens, who has been at Leila Hospital since July 31, and David, a patient at Community Hospital since August 2, have involvement of both legs. Sears Building At Halfway Point January Finish Date Expected to Be Met Soap Boxer Loses Out Tom Finds Consolation in Defeat Construstion of the new, $1,500,- 000 store for Sears, Roebuck tc Co. at S.W. Capital avenue and E. Fountain is about at the half-way point. That was the estimate given this morning by Jess Dau, general sup erintendent of the project for wer- muth, Inc., the general contractor. Concrete Half Poured Mr. Dau said that more than half of the estimated 6.500 cubic yards of concrete for the structure is poured. Brickwork on the exterior of the building is underway at the S.W. Capital and E. Rittenhouse corner of the building, and bricklaying will hit a peak In several weeks with the adition of from 15 to 20 more bricklayers, The stone base for the parking lot lying east of the store proper is scheduled for installation this,! week, and a sub-contractor, Newton Poster of Paw Paw, Is scheduled to begin blacktopping the parkins lot next week. The lot will accomodate nearly 487 cars. Floor Near Completion The Imperial Tile fc Carpet Co. has completed installing about 90 percent of the terrazzo floor in the basement, and trusses for the escalator which will serve the base-ie ment and the two upper floors are scheduled to move onto the site Sheppard Evidence May Go To Jury Today William Romick, 44, 'of -20 Board-man Ave. suffered bruises to his forehead and right leg, and a passenger in his car, Mrs. Hazel Froe-lick, 61, of Barnsville, O., suffered bruises to her right side in a two-car collision Saturday night on Meachem avenue at V7. Fountain. Neither required hospital treatment. Police said Mr. Romick was northbound on Meachem when his car and a car which had pulled onto Meachem from W. Fountain, driven by Kenneth W. Slade, 34, of Grand Rapids, collided. A cow came out on the winning end of a collision with a car on M-37 Just north of Dowling Sunday afternoon, and a passenger in the car, Mrs. Ruth Miller, 35, of Route 2, Coldwater suffered an injury to her left ring finger. Cows on the Loose The collision happened in front of the Donald Proefrock farm where a herd of cows had got loose end was roaming across the highway. A state police patrol car with Its blinker flashing was used to warn motorists. A southbound car driven by Kenneth V. Miller, 43, of Route 2. Coldwater, slowed as it neared the herd, but one cow leaped in front of It. was struck and spun around two or three times. The cow went on its way apparently none the worse for wear, but the front end of the Miller car was damaged to the extent of about $125. . Rodney Schroyer of 52 Guest St., and Richard N. Strole of 293 Hunter St., both 17, were Injured when the car in which they were riding on the Lindsey road went out of con trol and struck a tree about one' half mile south of the Four-Mile road in Barry County shortly after noon yesterday, i Richard suffered multiple abra sions to his forehead and left arm, and Rodney suffered abrasions to his left shoulder and hand, and to the left side of his head and to the left side of his head. Both were treated at Leila Hospital and released. The driver of the southbound car, Eugene R. Elliott, 20. of 212 E, Avenue north, was not injured. Battle Creek's Tom Davidson 'didn't emerge a victor in yester day's national Soap Box Derby, out he could take some consolation from his 'irst-round loss to John Selby of Martins Ferry, Ohio. Young Selby went on to capture sixth place in the field of 150 regional champions racing in the 17th annual event. Naturally. Tom was disappointed over his early elimination, but his first words to his family and home- area rooters after the race "I let you down" best reveal the nature of his disappointment. Treasures Experience He told his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Harry R. Davidson, and brothers Dick and Bobby who had finish-line seats, "I wouldn't change this experience for anything and I'll never forget it as long as I live." Participation in the All American derby has been Tom's dream since he was seven years old. and it climaxed a four-year series of regional defeats and vic tories topped by his southwestern Michigan championship race in Kalamazoo on July 10. Discussing the Sunday race after the big banquet of champions, he decided that at least one reason for his defeat lay in the design of his s:lf -built car. T streamlined it in only one direction. I think now it should have been streamlined two ways." He also noticed that the first five winning cars had a spring ar rangement beneath the axles. Cigareh Cause Four Weekend Fires A policeman turned fireman kept a car fire under control until regular firemen arrived early Sunday. Patrolmen Charnel Narmore and Alex Aleskewlch were patroling on W. Fountain street shortly before 3:40 a.m. when they saw flames coming from a car parked in front of 104 W. Fountain St. While Officer Narmore grabbed a nearby garden hose and sprayed the flames, Officer Aleskewich called BULLETINS CLEVELAND (JP) Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard was released from county jail on $50,000 bond today shortly after the first degree murder charges against him were taken directly to the grand jury. The 30-year-old osteopath, held in jail since July 30 in the July 4 slaying of his wife, walked out of the criminal courts building with his brother, Dr. Richard N. Sheppard. WASHINGTON IP) A compromise farm bill carrying out most of President Eisenhower's requests was agreed upon today by a Senate-House conference committee. It must still go bark to the House and Senate for final approval. Passage appeared likely despite the rush for adjournment by the end of this week. Planners to Consider Replacing Proposal Plans for replattlng 11 lots in Spaulding s Addition in Urbandale to create a 32-lot development will be submitted to the Battle Creek City Planning Commission when it meets at the city hall at 4 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 24. The replat is being proposed by Albert-Satin, Inc., home building firm, which has been engaged in housing developments in the Urbandale area. The 11 lots presently platted are 578 H feet in depth. The plans for replatting the property call for Geneva street to be extended southward from Spaulding avenue and thence westward to Sigel ave nue so the depth of the existing lots would be cut approximately in half. The planners also will consider two petitions for rezoning. One is from the Dennis McKeen Post of the American Legion, which is seeking to have property on the west side of the Stringham road just north of the Kalamazoo river rezoned from "B residential to "D" multiple dwelling so a clubhouse may be erected on the prop erty. The other is from Andrew Mazola. who is asking to have the southeast corner of Mam street and Kingman avenue rezoned from "D" multiple dwelling to "E" office and shop. Plans for parking on uouia street will be reviewed, and the nlanners also will consider the aDDOintment of a citizen commit' tee to study the elimination of dunlicatine street names in the community. """ r 65c up 1 COMPLETE DINNERS 2 SOUP & DESSERT Included SNUG RESTAURANT : It R. Monro Always Parkins Spare the fire department which completed the extinguishing job. The officers said Irvin Llnd or Route 2, Nashville, who was sitting on the curb not far from the car watching the proceedings, told them he must have dropped a cigaret in the car cushions while waiting for the owner, Clifford Cushman of Charlotte, who was visiting a friend on Fountain street. Cigarets flipped onto awnings caused two minor fires within an hour of each other in downtown Battle Creek last night. At 9:50 p.m. firemen were called to the Seaman's Women's Apparel shop at 44 W. Michigan Ave., to douse' a small awning fire, and an hour later were called to the Kresge Dime store across the street at 56 W. Michigan Ave. for the same reason. CLEVELAND UPy Evidence tat the stx-week-oia Maruyn sneppara murder case goes to the grand jury today if County1 Prosecutor Frank T. Cullltan has his way. Also scheduled for today is a preliminary hearing on the first degree murder charge against Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard, 30-year-oiQ osteopath accused of clubbing his pregnant wife to death. The prosecutor, seeking to prevent disclosure of evidence to defence attorney, hopes to obtain a continuance of the preliminary hearing from Common Pleas Judge William K. Thomas. Then Cullifan could present his case to the Grand Jury secretly. If no continuance is granted, the prosecutor will make his presentation after the hearing, and expects to do so bv tomorrow at the latest. A preliminary hearing determines whether sufficient evidence exists to hold a prisoner for grand Jury action. However, in Ohio, a prosecutor may submit evidence without waiting for the preliminary hearing. As homicide detectives continued their investigation into the July 4 murder, quarterback Otto Graham of the Cleveland Browns profes sional football team appeared at police headquarters yesterday with his wife. The Grahams, friends of the Sheppards, said they knew little about the relationship existing between the osteopath and his wife. Homicide Capt. David E. Kerr said the (questioning had been purely of a routine nature and was done simply because of the friend ship between the two couples. Also questioned by police was Bay Village Mayor J. Spencer Houk, who was given two lie detector tests. , Police said the tests backed up Honk's denial of a suggestion by Dr. Stephen Sheppard, the accused man's brother, the the mayor might have had a romantic interest in the murdered woman. Detective Inspector James E. McArthur said both Houk and the brother first agreed to take the lie detector tests, but Sheppard later refused on grounds that it was contrary to his lawyer's advice. Houk will be called to appear before the grand Jury, according to the protect! tor, who Indicated that other witnesses will Include: Miss Susan Hayes, 24-year-old former medical technician, who admitted to police in a signed state ment that she had been Intimate with the accused osteopath. Dr. Lester Hoversten of Glendale, Calif, who spent three days in the Sheppard home as a guest, leaving a day before the killing. tomorrow. The Otis Elevator Co. Is contractor for the escalator installation. Wermuth's construction office will remain in the house at 25 E. Rittenhouse Ave., until this fall, when it will be moved into the building. The store is scheduled for substantial completion by January 8. Mr. Dau said he expects to be able to meet that completion date, despite the delay caused by the extended building trades strike last spring. Appetites of catfish vary with the temparture of the water. They feed heavily at 70 degrees but will not feed at 40. City firemen made a run to the residence of Victor R. Miles of 22 Willis St. at 9:50 a.m. yesterday where a cigaret started a fire in an overstuffed chair, but the fire was out when they arrived. Barber at Colon Sells Shop After 50 Years COLON Don Kin, Colon barber for the past 50 years has sold his shop to Harley Hazen of Colon. Mr. Hazen has been a barber in Athens and. opened his shop here last Tuesday morning. Mr. King observed his golden anniversary of bartering last January when members of his family and friends decorated the shop with red, white and blue festoons and baskets of flowers. Mr. King began as a barber in Athens, Jan. 4, 1904, and learned the trade with Glen Whitaker. He started his barber work in Colon in November of 1905 and recalls that hair cuts were twenty-five cents and shaves ten cents. 1IUW Limb Jl uiiuciomuu 111w . L..I1J 1 V. i " IU UU11U 111 UIUBC DpillJgS, 4IC SdlU, aririinflr tVlftf hp'rl h vprv liannv t.fllPl pass the information on to all the boys who might want to build and enter a car in the second annual Kalamazoo derby next year. California Boy Wins Winner of the nationals and the $5,000, four-year college scholarship was Dick Kemp, 14, of Los Angeles, who rolled down the 975.4-foot hill track in 27.8 seconds. One of the three Michigan entrants, Edwin F. Gorka, Jr., 13, of Detroit, placed fourth for a $2,000 scholarship. 1 Favorable weather a Derby tra- dition held out, with rain coming) only minutes after the winner wasi announced. Each boy, winner and ! loser alike, was presented with a sweep-second wrist watch at the j post-race banquet and got to keep his derby racing uniform as a treasured r.iemento of the day. j Among Tom's fans at Akron were ; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Morrow and! their two sons of Kalamazoo. Mr. Morrow is the sales promotion; manager of DeNooyer Brothers! Chevrolet. Tom's co-sponsor along; with station WKZO radio and TV and the Kalamazoo Optimist Club. He was driven down to Akron and will return today with Jim White, WKZO account executive and Opti mist Club member. J-KICES MAT. 40c - MTES 9SC KIDDIES ALWAYS ISO TODAY AND TUES. ON WIDE SCREEN 2 ACTION GIANTS! i n o w pja OS OCR (IIANT WIDE SCREEN j l Kill MKKf jTTTTTTIIITXXXXXItTTXXTX' OPEN AT 11:00 A 31. TODAY THRU WEDNESDAY GfNttstAII-Sror, Too-Star I Kctireii Yosts! tall sum l WWW' V- C tit?.,, l j n t ! I nil inn 3jT 1 I a t - 11 xmaem Ml talUSOMuFKI PLUS "VALLEY OF THE SUV With Lucille Ban lames Craig Touring Good Neighbor Returns Purse and $119 i COLDWATER A "Good Neighbor Policy" act by Mrs. J. W. Law of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, resulted in the return of about $119 to Mrs. Almond paradlne ol Route 2. Coldwater, late Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Paradine had reported the loss of her handbag, with the money inside', to the city police at 5:05 p.m. Saturday. At 5;15 pjn, into the police station walked Mrs. Law, with the handbag, which she had found at the Morris Store here. Mrs. Law was Just passing through ; Coldwater, and had stopped at the Morris Store for a few minutes, city police said. Flint Man, Woman Are Top Pipe-Puffers NEW YORK (U.R) A Flint, Mich, man and woman held the national pipe-smoking championsnips today. Max Igree placed first in the men's division of the International Pipe Smokers Club contest Saturday by keeping 3.3 grams of tobacco going two hours, five minutes and seven seconds. Jessie Rudel kept her pipe going 55 minutes to take top honors In the women's division. Twenty-five contestants were entered in the contest at the club's annual convention. too :ager BEULAH, Wyo. (P) State Rep. E. Keith Thomson got carried away with himself la campaigning for the Republican nomination for Congress. He wandered from one hay field to another handing out campaign literature. Finally a rancher tipped him off. He had crossed the state line and was soliciting votes in South Dakota. MKKf MARnHRVJS DAMON MNYOH MONEY FROM HOME ! .... .. aHALWALU i ! ...Hmowtrktirt i ADDED NEWS CARTOON! Gatri open 72 complelo ahowf BlEhtlyajiX FIRST SHOW AT DISK BIG DOUBLE FEATURE til THEY LOVED TO FIGHT I ell ...and fought to level I Z. wM I SAM JAFFE EDUARDO CIANNEUI From RUDYARD KIPLING'S Poem "GUNGA DIN" 2nd GIANT HIT :C r.vr us . the Ajvnn rwnif nowcnoN HELD OVER 2nd WEEK! SPECIAL PERFORMANCE TONICHTI OUR BICCEST SMASH HIT EVER! Playing Tonight AUOUJ lu. S13S C . 1 -m Oartala : . WED. MON. . TUES f "FROM HERE TO ETERNITTM EBurt Lancaster Montgomery Clift - Debora Kerr PLUS "BEAR COUNTR1T AND CARTOON PARK FREE 6 P. M. Til MIDNITE WHILE YOU EAT AND CO TO THE SHOW OR HAVE A SNACK AFTERWARDS DOWNTOWN LEGAL NOTICE TOWNSHIP NOTICE AS.SVRIA TOWNSHIP PROPOSED BI H.niXfi ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE MINIMUM CONSTRUCTION" REQUIREMENTS OF DWELLINGS, BUILDINGS. AND STRUCTURES In the unincorporated portions of the Township of Assyria, County of Barry, and State of Michigan. requiring a permit for the erection of such dwelling; designating the supervisor a the proper official to administer and enforce the provisions of this Ordinance and providing penalties for the violation thereof. The people of the Township of Assyria In the County of Barry and State of Michigan ordain: SECTION 1. Buildings hereafter erected tn the unincorporated portions of this Township shall not be used for human habitation unless a petmu ior me erection thereof shall have been obtained and un less said building complies with the provisions of this Ordinance. Permits may be eiven for the temporary use for human habitation of buildings hereafter erected which do not comply with this Ordinance or were erected without a permit tnereror. Permits must be obtained for the use as dwellings temporarily, or movable structures including trucks and trailers. SECTION 2. Application must be made to the supervisor In duplicate on forms furnished by him for a permit to erect any building for human habitation. Such application shall describe the proposed location of such building by Government and State subdivision, shall state that It will be not less than fifty feet from the nearest margin of any highway bounding the property and not less than thirty feet from the nearest dwelling. In the unplatted portions of the Township: shall give the proposed dimensions thereof, the materials to be used in the exterior walls, the type of foundations and the material and meth od of construction of chimneys or other structures for the venting of smoke and gas from combustion. The supervisor is hereby designated as the proper official to administer and enforce the provisions of this Ordinance. He shall be entitled to aj fee of $5.00 for each permit Issued, to bei paid by the applicant at the time the ap- Dlicatlon ts submitted. This Ordinance is' to promote the public health, safety and general welfare and to insure that sum dwellings will be safe, protected, and sanitary. i SECTION 3. Permits may be given for the temporary use for human habitation of structures both immovable and movable. Including trucks and trailers, which do not comDly with this Ordinance. Permits may also be granted for the use as dwellings of; structures which were erected without permits therefor. Permits authorized by this section shall be granted only upon authority of a majority vote of a committee consisting of the supervisor and the two Justices whose terms have the latest 1 expiration. These shall have such compensation and expense reimbursements as the Townshio Board may allow. The su pervisor shall ' refer all applications for building permits which were rejected by i him and all applications under this sec-' tlon which are rejected by the committee, '-to the Township Board for final action at Its next meeting. The applicant or appli-rants shall be seasonably notified by the Township Clerk of the time and placfe of such meeting, may appear thereat and may offef evidence in support of bis ap- nl! rat Ion SECTION 4. All such buildings shall be Disced on foundations of permanent material, shall not be less than thirty fai from the nearest dwelling, in the ua nlatted oortlons of the Township. The distance from celling to floor. In the first floor rooms, shall not be less than seven fet six inches. Provision shall be made fnr not less than approximately four hun dred square feet of floor space. The outer surfaces of the exterior walls of such buildings shall not be composed of building DaDer or what is commonly called "Tar Pimp." stove DiDa passing through par titions or floors shall be surrounded by an air anace or other protection sufficient to prevent Igniting surrounding or adjacent tinctures. At least two exits shall be nmvMerf. No structures. Including garages, hail be leas than fifty feet from the mirin nearest of a&r highway, or high ways bounding the property on which the structure is placed, except in the platted Af the Townshio. Further: In the platted portions of the Township, buildings shall be placed- as nearly as possible in the center of the lot and in line with ex-istin building, teptle tanks pro- m.ji an dwellinn In putted areas. Section 5. Violations pf the provisions of this Ordift hail be misdemeanors. mA ttnm ronvlction. violators shall b4 ....iih h a fine of not mors than one hundred dollars 4100.00 or by Imprisonment in the County Jail for not mors than nlntt tW flay. I ASSYRIA TOWNSHIP BOARD M-G-M's TREMENDOUS TEN-STAR DRAMA! a i i IB V str- "TAZA, SON OF COCHISE" . $ TK( HNKOI.OH .! r EXECUTIVE SUITE VICTOR McLAGLEN BORIS KARL0FF WALLACE FORD REGINALD DENNY BATTLE CREEK West Columbia (U.S. 18 AT 20th ST.) TUESDAY AUG. 253 The Greatest Show on Earth "Say oi lavfhfr, bright at ttardutt" WAITER WINCHEU. 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