The Herald-Press from Saint Joseph, Michigan on October 17, 1960 · 14
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The Herald-Press from Saint Joseph, Michigan · 14

Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Monday, October 17, 1960
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MONDAY, OCTOBER IT, 1503 122 Miles Of Freeway To Be Opened By Dec. 15 r LANSING. Oct. 17 State Hifihway Commissioner John C Mackie bu anriounced that man tin 122 miles af new freeway win be opened to traffic by Dec. 15. It wffl be the greatest mileage of freeway opened in any two-month period in Highway Department history. Total cost of the 123 miles to be opened is esftmitfrt at ra million, Inclining right-of-way and engineering costs. Mackie said the total freeway mileage in Michigan will pass the 500-mile mark sometime in November. This is more than five times the length of freeway open to traffic 101 miles little more than three years ago. In addition. Michigan will hare the longest continuous stretch of toll-free Interstate highway in the nation 203 miles from Detroit to Stevensrille, south of St Joseph by the end of the year. "All of these openings are, of course, subject to one my important factor weather," Mackie said. "With reasonable weather, it now appears these freeways will be ready for traffic by the end of November or earlier. "However, unseasonable weather could cause a premature shutdown of work on some of these projects and might prevent them I from opening. We hope this doesnt happen." Opening list Freeways scheduled to be opened to traffic before Dec 15 include: 1 28 miles of Interstate M (US-12) between Jackson and Ann Arbor. 2 12.1 miles of Interstate M from the Cokxna area to Stev-ensville. 3 21 miles-, of Interstate 75 (XTS-27) from Just north of Indian River to the Bridge. 4 4.1 miles of Interstate 75 (U8-2) from the Mackinac Bridge north to Castle Rock. North Of Bay dty I 21 miles of US-27 Freeway from Ithaca to a point south of Mt Pleasant. 5 12.8 miles of Interstate 75 . CU8-23) from Zuwankee, just north of Saginaw, to KawkawUn, north of Bay City. 752 miles of US-23 Freeway from Whitman Lake to Brighton. 3.5 miles of US-28 Freeway from Milan south to Cone Rd. in Monroe county. 9 9 miles of DS-10 Freeway at Midland. This section is scheduled to be opened Nov. 4. Dewntowa Grand Rapids 10 Three-tenths of a mile of the Grand Rapids Freeway (TJS-131) near downtown Grand Rapids. II 61 miles of M-78 Freeway from M-13 on the Genesee-Shia wassee county line southwest to M-71. In addition, IS miles of the Telegraph rd. Expressway from Ford rd. to Belton rd. in Wayne Kennedy Boosts Lead Over Veep In Popcorn PoH By ASSOCIATED PRESS Democratic candidate John P. Kennedy has boosted his lead over Republican nominee Richard Nixon in the unique presidential popcorn polL Results of the second poll, compiled here . yesterday, gave Kennedy 515 per cent of tne returns, compared with 53.7 per cent in the initial poll two weeks ago. The poll, accurate in its picks since tabbing Harry Truman in IMS, is based on popcorn sales in movie houses and supermarkets. Buyers choose between boxes labeled "Nixon" or "Kennedy" and the sales are tabulated here by popcorn promoter Jim Elevms. Among the states with sub stantial returns in, Blevens said. Kennedy is ahead in Illinois. Oklahoma and all the southern states. Nixon is leading in Montana. Arizona, Indiana and Iowa. California and New York are in the Nixon column by "a very aught margin." Presley Breaks Finger Playing Touch Football MEMPHIS, Tenn,, Oct 17 Ufr EMs Presley was in a hospital today with a finger broken in a touch football game with a crowd of old nigh school chums. The rock V rou king, home from Hollywood for a rest, snapped flie little finger on his guitar strumming hand yesterday when he made a dive for the ball ear lier and missed. After surgery to set the finger. Presley. 25, was admitted to Bap tist hospital for an overnight stay. Touch football is a favorite pastime for the famed singer, a frustrated halfback who wasnt able to try for the team at Humes high because he had to work after school. Two six-man teams made up of Presley and pals were playing on an elementary school field near-toe $100,000 Presley mansion when it happened. "It didn't hurt bad," said Presley. 1 didnt even know it was broken unta one of the boys noticed it was twisted around over the next finger." county will be opened to traffic. This project called for conver sion of Telegraph rd. from an undivided four-lane highway to a stx-lane divided highway. GtlEHB WITH A BOW c For fine flavor, for sound nutrition, no ordinary bread can compare with Kreamo. Every loaf has fresh creamery butter added . . . every loaf gives you extra quality. Only 24 a day for your fam3y'f good health. When the best costs so little, it doesn't pay to skimp. Reach for Kreamo today. mm Extra Yftmin law Ktasfaje J3B A -r - Bids Due On 1-94 Traffic Sign Job LANSING. Oct 17 The State Highway Department win apa bids Oct 19 on a contract for traffic signs on 27 mues of Interstate 94 in 1 Kalamazoo and Van Buren conn ties The Job win provide all route markers, distance and signs in Kali ma w county on a portion in van county. Completion date on the Ject is Jan L Dianne Lennon Is Married To HS. Sweetheart VENICE, Calif. Oct 17 Iff Dianne Irnnon. eldest of the singing Tdnnrn sisters. her high school sweetheart terday. The groom is Richard E. Gass, 23, a telephone company employe. More than 1000 p""". including Dunne's 19 brothers and sisters, attended the nuptial nag at St Mark Roman Cattmhc Church and a reception at the Aragon hanroom. where tsv- Chnsn Lutheran Church UJcTinnias Pastor Sunday Eaata Wacker te the Jm Bstfcr CTrnnnra and w& kbbd m Iiiinianuel larflmaa gamr&i as Ik TOelnmiritfiKEafcEEElAmas- banx Jan. 29, and fax the Oa dry. Bx EM Ibrt Waynev Ind. 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