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Weekly Advertising NEWS Iff1" every week in the regular MAY 17, 1969 Ford Geo. A. Hormel & Co. Hiram Walker Brandy Hiram Walker Imperial Manor House Coffee Memory Studies Miles Homes M, P. o. Metholatum Co. Northern Natural Gas Co. Norelco Piper Aircraft Corp. Pontiac Preparation H Apple Tru Barclay's Brandy Bokets Capp Homes Chevrolet Chicago, Milwaukee, Sf Paul & Pacific R.R, Corby'sReserve CoronH Brandy De Witt's Pills Evinrude Motors Fasteetfi First Wisconsin Charge Card BUSINESS NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Hanson have purchased the Tippey Toe Inn Tavern and residence from Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Johnson. The Johnson's have moved to La Crosse where Mr Johnson! is emploved bv Ruan Hrivirm;6th and Cass Sts., attended semi - trucks. . - ! '"O SPARTA, Wis. - John Burke, 22, an employe of the Monroe County Bank since June 1966, has been promoted to assistant cashier, He will receive further training in banking operations including the loan and management operations area, according to John Wartinbee, bank president. Burke attended La Crosse State University for Hi years before joining the staff of the bank. He and his wife, the for - , iin f fninH Dfl.,wi.. v nf - u u - 'the eastern region of Inland - mer Beverly K. Miller, have aRyerson construction Products Burke U a member of the1 ""7, nrot Z . . , . and components for the con - ic mt X.;,. ' r .instruction industry hninpSc Hictriif ciinHofinn fJ the Sparta United Fund. CHICAGO Directors of McDonald's Corporation, the national restaurant chain, have voted a two - for - one stock split to be distributed on June 13 to stockholders of record at the close of business May 23. Clarence E. Stellner, Onalas - ka, a sales representative for Borg - Warner Health Products, has received his five - year pin. Stellner joined Borg - Warner as a service representative and later was named a sales representative for the company's line of hospital beds and related patient - room furniture. - WAUKON, Iowa - The Parkway Drive - in, including a lot and building, has been pur chased by Ray Sweeney, who has leased the business to Dick and Robert Zahn. DEERFIELD, 111. Schneider, president Carl or Delia Import Motors, Inc., La Crosse, has been elected to the Volkswagen Dealer Advisory Council. The council, representing 102 Volkswagen dealers in the Midwest, met recently at The Abbey, Fontana, to discuss all phases of Volkswagen dealer organization. WAUKON, Iowa - Patrick Cor - rigan has sold his tavern business to Vince Mathis, who was formerly associated with the Skelly Service Station. Keith Ausman, Mutual of Omaha representative in La Crosse and Jackson Counties, has received a one - week trip to Crow Lake, Canada, for lake trout fishing for leading his agency in life insurance production mi hp first four months of 1969. I James L. Bennett and Harold' House of La Crescent, Minn., agents for Prudential Insurance Company of America, will at - YOUR PRICE IS TOO HIGH! By Paul Johnson A&C Johnson Co. 315 Fifth Ave. So. A familiar term and I suspect each of us have used it at one time or another and it might even have been true. However when it comes to the gallon of UmiiH beauty, which we call PAINT, the question of price is only relative ana we mu ourself "as compared to what? It is no secret that paint can be made at any price Yup, and it may even look good in the can! Be not misled!! The old adage that "Quality remains long after price is forgotten" is your best guide. When it comes to QUALITY we recommend the TKWEL Brand for one simple ? 5S tt'S BETTER 'CAUSE IT IS MADE BETTER!'' and at TOHNSON a, 310 oin vc (DUALITY AND SERVICE IS OUR BUSINESS, NOT A SIDELINE . . . AND IV 1,493 COLORS THERE'S A COLOR JUST FOR YOU Reading Improvement Program Remington Shavers Seagram's 7 Crown Sprite Sunny Brook Ten High Toro Volkswagen Wisconsin School of Electronics Wisconsin School of Real Estate B. C. Ziegler & Co. tend the company's regional business conference in Colorado Springs May 21 through 24. Jack L. Low and Elmer C Low, owners of Low Motor Co., a drive - away observing Ameri can Motors' 15th anniversary :n Milwaukee. A fleet of 80 white Javelins, named "The Badger" to mark the milestone, were equipped with spoilers, hood scoops and a special red trim stripe. Before the drive - away, about 200 AM dealers and their associates from Wisconsin and Upper Michigan attended a breakfast meeting addressed by William V. Luneburg, president of AMC. Richard E. Whitney has been Pr ior to his appointment, Richard E. Whitney Whitney had been regional sales manager of the company's eastern region. Whitney graduated from La Crosse Central in 1938. He also attended the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. and the University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, graduating cum laude in 1943. Whitney is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clifford M. Whitney of La Crosse. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. James C. Johnson, a La Crosse native, has been named v. X 1 James C. Johnson assistant treasurer of Tennant Co. of Minneapolis, a manufacturer of power sweepers and scrubbers for industrial and commercial floors, and parking areas. Before joining Tennant, Johnson was an accountant for seven years with the Trane Co., in La ;Crosse . Assets invested in Wisconsin by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co amounted to $250 million at the end of 1968, according to John I. Perlich, manager of the company's La Crosse office. More than $99 million was invested in corporate securities of companies doing business in Wisconsin, and Metropolitan Life's mortgage loans in the state amounted to $83 million, he said. The First Home Copier That Works COPYMATE' The 29.95 Dry Copier copies anything, copies fast easy to use, no chemicals portable, plugs in anywhere durable, reliable TOPYMATE Paper: 20 sets $199 - 33 sets $2.99 CFFICE EQUIPMENT CO. 212 MAIN STREET PHONE 7S4 - 8552 LA CROSSE, WIS. 1 NEW! 15th ANNIVERSARY Looking over a copy of the first issue of the Lutheran Hospital Almanac, published June 1, 1954, are, from left: Mrs. Helen Kinstler, editor; Alden Lien, assistant hospital administrator; and Esther Domke, hospital board member and public relations committee member. Tribune Photo. Claims Committee Abolished By Board The La Crosse County Board would continue to be published has abolished its claims com - in the newspaper each month, mittee. Supervisor Gerald Besl (1st The measure had been sug - 'Dist.) said supervisors still gested by the claims committee itself, which is also the board's insurance committee. Committee chairman Carl Bruhnke (17th Dist.), who intro duced the measure last month, said the committee would continue its insurance functions. He told the Board that the way the county procedure for paying bills works, the claims committee serves no function except to approve bills it knows nothing about. The bills, before they are sent to the full Board, are, in most cases, already approved by the committee overseeing the department which received the goods or services involved. Exceptions, the Board was told, include such things as juror or attorney fees which a judge has already ordered paid Bruhnke's resolution had been referred to the Board's admin istration committee, which con ducted a survey of what coun ties similar to La Crosse do about paying bills. Committee chairman Gordon Feinberg (2nd Dist.) reported that a majority of the dozen counties which answered the questionnaire apparently do not use a claims committee or send only large bills to a claims or a similar committee. In answer to questions, Feinberg said if the resolution were approved, the list of claims would continue to be provided to each supervisor Board meeting and Apollo 10 Broadcasts To Show Improvement By F. T. MacFEELY CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) When the Apollo 10 astronauts turn on their newest television camera and transmit to earth next week, you probably will notice one improvement more significant than the fact that the picture is in color for the first time from space. More notable will be their natural human movements. With the new camera, developed by Westinghouse for military projects and adapted to Apollo 10 in less than three months, those jerky motions from previous flights are replaced by normal action. The new camera transmits at the 525 scan lines that appear on home television screens, while the flickering action on the cam - era usea previously resunea from its transmission at only 200 scan lines. As for color, inside pictures may be a disappointment. Vir tually everything in the space craft is a bland gray. Stanley Lebar, Westinghouse 0 - A It program manager tor Apouo cameras, saia m cnecKing ior colored objects to photograph in the spacecraft, a crew came up with a short list: the Apollo 10 cloth patches and American flags on the astronauts' uni forms, the red cross on the first aid kit and the flesh tones of the astronauts' faces. "But the view everyone is looking forward to is the earth in color," Lebar said. a & & There will be a delay of 10 seconds from the time the picture is received in the space center at Houston, until it is seen. In this Jime, the red, green and blue sequence signals from the color wheel camera will be synchronized through two video tape recorders. It wouldn't be necessary to do would be able to question each committee on the bills within the committee s jurisdiction j Supervisor Kendall Casberg! bills, resulting in cash discounts ! on certain bills. ft r Supervisor Donald (19th Dist.) said the system would force more responsibilities on committees which may now tend to approve everything a department head wants, knowing some items may be re jected by the Board as a whole. After the measure had unani mously passed, Supervisor Jer ome Klos (28th Dist.) stated that the Board had just madej a big change in its procedures.! Harman's remarks will be par - ! ticularly significant, he said, in the case of a committee that says "yes" to everything. When Feinberg objected that Klos was misinterpreting the effect of the resolution and that no bills would be paid until they had been reviewed by the full Board, Klos replied that he had been going on the state - ! epidemic in 1970, Dr. E. J. Jor - ments made, including that of ris, state health officer, said administration committee member Besl. (Besl stated afterward that he had checked with other committee members and that two of the five others present at the committee meeting on the resolution had shared his opinion that claims would be paid as; at eachjsoon as they had committee ap - the listiproval.) this for home color TV sets, said the camera's developer, Larkinlof a n,ew vac5fne wiu avail Niemyer, but it is done so that TV networks and stations can videotape it and play it back lat - j er. The color camera the astronauts will use in the command module weighs 13 pounds. They also will have a three - pound monitor which they can attach to the camera or to the metal spacecraft or hold in one hand. Another new camera feature is a zoom lens that can, with a ! twist of the astronaut s wrist, increase the size of an object nine times. Ten color transmissions from space are scheduled. Monroe Board Member Resigns SPARTA, Wis. Lawrence Curry of Warrens has resigned as a member of the M o n r o e County Board of Supervisors due to failing health. Curry, former mayor of To man, has been representing the Towns of Lincoln, Scott and Grant on the board for several years. Arthur Liek of the Town of Grant has been named to succeed Curry by Les McMullen, board chairman. The appointment, with that of Lloyd Dreier of Norwalk named to succeed Leonard Schendel of the Town of Ridge ville and Norwalk who resigned, will be subject to confirmation by the board at its June 4 meeting. MEETING SITE CHANGED The Memorial Day Association's graves decoration committee will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 202 of the courthouse instead of at the American Legion Club, as originally scheduled, County Veterans Service Officer Robert Mol - stad said Friday. i Hospital Pub ication 15 Years Old La Crosse Lutheran Hospital observed the 15th anniversary of its publication, The Almanac during Hospital Week which ends Saturday. Mrs. Helen Kinstler is editor of the Almanac, in addition to being admitting officer of the hospital. The publication, which is is - sued bi - monthly, has a circula - tion oi b.ouu. n is mauea to lor - mer patients and to friends of Harman the institution throughout the Tri - State area. The objectives of the Almanac are to inform and educate the readers concerning activities, functions and plans of the Lutheran Hospital and to solocit their support, according to Mrs. Kinstler. State Is Facing More Measles During 1970 MADISON (AP) Wisconsin can expect a German measles Friday. In Wisconsin, as in the nation, the incidence of German meas - les takes a sharp and quick upturn about once in every six years. The six - year cycle is nearing completion to make next year the period of high incidence. The last years of heavy incidence were 1958 and 1964. In 1958 Wisconsin had 45,000 cases and in 1964 the totaled climbed to 97,000. - The disease causes birth defects. Children, most likely to come into contact with it, pass it along to pregnant mothers. Jorris said limited quantities nhle later this vcar Familv physicians will have suppliesjs Saturday Niqht tor lnaiviuuai use ana me siaie immunization clinics. i & Plans for immunizing women of child bearing age have been ruled out because there have been side effects with the vaccines in adults but not in chil drenand there is a risk in the vaccine when given to women who may unknowlingly be in the early stages of pregnancy, he said. The National Communicable Disease Center in Atlanta, Ga., announced plans Thursday for vaccination of 8 - 10 million youngsters in the first phase of a program that eventually will result in 40 - 50 million youngsters being immunized. MARRIAGE LICENSES SPARTA, WIS. Ernest M. Boyce Jr., Tomah, and Cynthia May Colburn, Tomah, to be married May 31 at Boulder Junction. " POPULAR TOMAH TAVERN FOR SALE Immediately, or by July 1, 1969 Sportsman's Bar " TOMAH Contact Vernon (Whitey) Evans, Owner, in person 1106 Superior Ave. Tomah, Wisconsin City May SeekSenator Thinks I U.S. Aid For Street Work City interest in federal aid to increase the capacity of several city streets has been indicated to the Wisconsin Highways Division, La Crosse City Planner Ronald G. Bracegirdle said Friday. Some $141,800 in federal aid $71,900 a year has been earmarked for La Crosse projects for the next two years, he said. The city would be required to match the funds. The highways division's district engineer, Harold Fiedler, is preparing the necessary contracts. They are to be submitted to the Common Council. Bracegirdle said that the federally supported TOPICS traffic operations program to increase capacity and safety - would provide funds for improvements such as widening streets, providing left turn lanes, upgrading signals and financing new ones and provid ing separate lanes. Streets not eligible for present aids such as Main, Market and Caledonia Streets would become eligible under TOPICS, said Bracegirdle. He added that most streets in downtown La Crosse and other business areas also would be eligible. The federal funds can be used for planning, but La Crosse's planning already will have been done under the area transpor tation study plan, he said. 1967 Battery Charge Dropped By Court A 1967 battery case against a La Crosse youth has been dropped because the youth has been committed to M e n d o t a State Hospital. The youth, Donald L. Burdick, 20, had been accused in County Court in August 1967 of harming a city girl. He had been committed to Central State Hospital at Wau - pun to determine if be could stand trial and had been held there until early this month, when the hospital finally reported that he was now capable of standing trial. His court - appointed lawyer, Francis Papenfus, had the case continued while efforts were made to obtain a civil com mitment to the mental hospital. Following the commitment, Dist. Atty. Burleigh Randolph asked Judge Leonard F. Roraff to drop the battery charge. Man Bound Over For Marijuana Trial A La Crosse man charged with marijuana possession has been bound over to Circuit Court for trial following a County Court preliminary hearing. The man, Robert D. Stephan, 25, of 1613 S. 8th St., is to appear in Circuit Court Monday morning to enter a plea to the charge that he had marijuana in his possession April 10. He was released without bond pending the Circuit Court hearing. County Judge Leonard F. Roraff ruled after the preliminary hearing that the case presented by Dist. Atty. Burleigh Randolph justifies setting the case for triaL Stephan was represented at the hearing by lawyer Terry Gillette. Policemen's Ball The 32nd annual Policemen's Ball will be Saturday night in the Mary E. Sawyer Auditorium. Dancing will be from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to the music of Freddie Vance and his Troubadours. The ball is open to the public. PROSPECTUS CHURCH OF CHRIST AT LA CROSSE (A NON - PROFIT CORPORATION) 3152 SOUTH 27th, LACROSSE, WISCONSIN FIRST MORTGAGE 7 SERIAL BONDS SERIES ONE $80,000.00 Dated May 1, 1969 Due Serially Interest - Poyable Semi - Annually This offering: is made to both the church members and the public. TARRANT STATE BANK FORT WORTH, TEXAS RECEIVING AND PAYING AGENT The date of this Prospectus is April 15, 1969 For further information phone 782 - 5466 This offering is on a "best efforts" basis by officers of the Issuer. There is no assurance that any or all of the bonds will be sold. The extent to which the issue may be sold will depend upon the efforts of the Issuer. Price Per UnitPar Value Commission 0 Net to Issuer Par Value THE BOND TRUSTEE ON THIS ISSUE IS LA CROSSE TRUST CO. La Crosse Tribune, Hard Shake Good For Democracy By JOHN S. LANG a vocal role in the congressional WASHINGTON (AP) He; furor over the final controversy munched a cold hamburger and that led to Fortas' quitting he jingled his keys and, reflect - revelation that, while on the in? on his beeinninff of Abe For - court, Fortas kept for nearly a tas' downfall, he decided maybe a hard shake is good for democ racy now and again. It was Robert P. Griffin, a; first term member of the U.S. Senate who first took up the Robert P. Griffin fight against confirmation of Fortas as chief justice of the Supreme Court. Now that Fortas has resigned from the bench, Griffin can manage a sympathetic word for the former justice and voice hope for the future of the court. "He did restore some of our confidence in the Supreme Court by resigning," says Griffin, "though it was all he could do under the circumstances. It's a good precedent." a While Griffin doesn't claim a single - handed victory blocking Fortas' ascension to chief justice last year, it was the young Michigan senator who provided much of the ammunition in the battle. He disclosed the fact that Fortas was paid $15,000 for lecturing at a summer law school seminar out of $30,000 in donations solicited by a former law partner, Paul A. Porter, from five men with far - flung business and financial interests. The Republican senator's interest in Fortas the man has diminished now that he is no longer a justice. He avoids talk of whether the Fortas case should be pursued further. "It's up to the Justice Department now," Griffin says. "He's a private citizen now. I'm not aware of what is in the Justice Department files." ir if & Actually, Griffin did not take RED PROBE SECOND IN MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Union announced today that the second of its twin unmanned spaceships reached Venus 24 hours after the first and radioed back valuable scientific infor mation from the planet's atmosphere. The official Soviet news agen cy, Tass, said that Venus 6 came in 186 miles from the point where Venus 5 entered the hot and cloudy atmosphere of the planet Friday. Tass said the second spaceship's instrument package made a parachute descent of 51 minutes, gathering data that was transmitted to earth. The Venus 5 descent had been described almost identically. It was the first time that both spaceships in a twin Venus shot had made it to the planet. The Soviet Union attempted the feat once before, in 1965, but then Venus 2 missed by 14,880 miles while Venus 3 crashed after losing radio contact. Tass hailed the twin flight as an "outstanding new success." But available information in dicated that the two craft failed to continue radio communica Saturday, May 17, 19693 year a $20,000 fee from the fam ily foundation of Louis E. Wolf - son, a man now serving a prison term for stock manipulation. "My concern now is in the Su preme Court and how it weathers the storm," he says. & & rfir "There are those who believe the court has been seriously damaged, but this is not necessarily true. I believe that from this episode a great deal of encouragement can be taken that our system does work, the checks and balances. This illustrates that it works. "You don't have to burn down buildings to make changes. Do it within the system." Democracy, muses Griffin, may sometimes need to falter in order to survive. "I don't advocate that, but it's probably true. "So many areas of society have organizations which have been in existence a long time and which have people in authority who do their jobs in a perfunctory manner, lacking a sense of mission. It takes," he concludes, "something like this to show them what kind of responsibilities they have." . What about the successor to Fortas? Might there be a strong reaction in the Senate when the body is called to advise and con sent? 6 - it First Griffin hedges the ques tions: "I think the Senate wui take its responsibilities seriously." Then he adds, "You know, we even require Cabinet members to divest themselves of funds, and the requirements on the Supreme Court have just got to te more important than for a cabinet member who serves a short time or even for a congressmen who must face reelection. The court is for life." Griffin says he doesn't mean to "take on the Supreme Court in a general way. "I haven't and I won't do that I agree with most decisions of the Supreme Court. ON VENUS, 24 HOURS tion from the planet's crust The Soviet Union had unsuccessfully tried this feat before with Venus 4 which made a soft landing on Oct. 18, 1967, and gave the first on - the - spot report about Venus' atmosphere. As far as could be determined from sparse and sometimes obscure official announcements, the two new spaceships only supplemented the work of Venus 4 and represented no major space breakthrough. Tass did not say that radio transmitting capsules ejected by parachute from both craft made soft landings on the plan et's hot surface, which had been an objective of the flight. Tass reported that Venus 6 entered the planet's atmosphere 186 miles from the Venus 5 point of penetration. "The spaceship's instrument capsule smoothly descended through the atmosphere for 51 minutes, carrying out various measurements and transmitting this dat. to earth," the Soviet announcement said. 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