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Page 68 text:
THE NEW PALLADIUM
Fashion Club to Present
The Twin City Fashion Club will pre-
sent its annual style show june 20, the
club's president, Elaine Heckert, an-
Miss Heckert added that models for
this affair will be provided by the world
famous McDowell Modeling Agency. The
agency, headed by Ross McDowell, claims
to employ the "world's loveliest models."
Several former Benton Harbor lovelies
will model for this show, including joan
Postello, Marilyn Rizzo, Marybeth War-
skow, Shelby Baushke, Willie Mae Haw-
kins, Gail Mann, Pat Karsen, and Nancy
The show, using "Summer Rendezvous"
as its theme, will feature the latest orig-
inals of the famous French designer, Mon-
sieur 'Rxm Edwards.
It was announced today by Clyde Krak-
lau, president of the Berrien County Farm
Association, that Joanne Reinhardt has
been appointed Berrien County Home Ex-
tension Agent. .
Miss Reinhardt, a graduate of Benton
Harbor High School, is widely known for
her work in 4-H leadership throughout
A flavor for every day
of the year
PAIR TO OPEN
SERVICE IN TWIN CITIES
A well-known local couple announced
today that they will open a marriage-
counseling service next month in Benton
Harbor. The pair, Mr. and Mrs. Gary
Musser have resided in this city for over
The Mussers, who have five children,
have been "happily married" for nineteen
years. Mrs. Musser is the former Sandra
McFarland of Benton Harbor.
Hold Farewell Party
for Roger Parrish
Prominent local people were in abun-
dance at a going-away party for Roger
Parrish, last night at the Hotel Poziwilko.
Parrish, who last month resigned from
his position at Richard Petruschke and
Sons Chemical Company, was swarmed
by an estimated 300 well-wishers. Parrish
will leave next week to assume his new
post on the California State Research
Committee, where his duties will be to
work on methods of combating the smog
in the Los Angeles area.
Among the many guests were several
area officials: Sheriff 'Ibm 'Ibnnilier,
County Clerk Margaret Ogata, Benton
Harbor Commissioner-at-Large Bob Cul-
ver, and Benton Harbor Post-Mistress,
Benton Harbor's Mayor Calvin Mayer
delivered a short speech honoring Par-
rish. Mayor Mayer addressed Parrish and
said, "Roger, you certainly have been an
asset to the community, and on behalf of
the entire city, I want to assure you that
we will all miss you and that we wish
you the best of luck in your new job."
The farewell party preparations were
made by Ray Marks, Betty Munson, and
Metropolitan Opera Stars, Joanne Mil-
ler and Dan Young will open at the Mil-
burg Civic Opera House Tuesday evening
to premiere "The Marriage of the Her-
ring," a tragedy in three acts written by
Dan Blythe and Shirley Tapp. The Twin
City Symphony, conducted by Claude
Williams, will perform during the inter-
CUBAN DIPLOMAT TO
TALK AT HIGH SCHOOL
Miss Gladys Velez-Sanchez, the Cuban
ambassador to the United States, will ad-
dress the Benton Harbor High School
student body next Wednesday, it was an-
nounced today by Principal Rodney
Miss Velez-Sanchez, internationally fa-
mous champion of world peace, will speak
on "The Importance of the Cha-Cha in
MIKE and JUDY
"Music till Dawn"
Featuring . . .
Plus . . . One Nite Only
The Fabulous Cayo
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VOL. 1 NO. 1 JUNE 8, 1976 PAGE I
SEEK TWU MEN IN CIJNNECTIUN WITH PRETZEL EXPLOSION
Sax Announces Desire for John King and
Presidential Nomination Kermit Sliter sought
WASHINGTON, june 7 - CAPJ -
Michigan's senior senator, Larry Sax,
informed reporters today that he will
definitely be a candidate for the Prohi-
bitionist presidential nomination when
that party holds its convention later this
month in Willow Creek, Arkansas.
Sax has outlined a four-point platform
which he plans to use as campaign am-
munition: C11 To eliminate all taxes, C21
To build a linking bridge from Hawaii to
the United States: CBJ 'Ib ban all text
books in the nation's high schools, and
C41 'Ib relieve traflic congestion by re-
moving all police cars from public
Sax's campaign manager, Miss Sandra
King, claims that "Larry will win the
November election easily, and will bring
a glorious end to the corrupt administra-
tion of President Bob Blackburn."
Sax, whose vice-presidential running
mate will probably by Arthur fBuddyJ
Alberts, also stated that his campaign
slogan will be "Make Merry with Larry."
Mayor Delivers a
A distressing incident occurred at the
Chamber of Commerce banquet last night.
The toastmaster called upon Robert
Westin, the mayor of St. joseph, to de-
liver an impromptu speech. Westin re-
sponded, but after four hours, Bill Dal-
ziel, prominent Benton Harbor industrial-
ist, suddenly arose and began beating
Westin on the head with a ping-pong
paddle. This assault inflicted many bruises
on Westin's bald head, and Dr. Bruce
Conybeare pronounced Westin's condition
this moming as "fair."
"I couldn't stand it any longerj' was
the only explanation Dalziel would make
from jail today.
PERISH IN DESERT
CAIRO EGYPT, june 7-CAPJ-Amen
ica's foremost correspondent to the Sa-
hara Desert, Beverly Pape, reported to-
day that two prominent businessmen have
perished while on an excursion in this
The two, jerry Ragen and Jim Ham-
mond, are reported to have drowned in a
mirage while on the last leg of their
ambitious journey to install a coca-cola
machine in the middle of the Sahara
LOCAL MAN SEEKS
Doyle Lancaster, who until recently
was employed to bathe the gold fish at
the new Benton Harbor Civic Aquarium,
has resigned his position as it was too
He is now looking for a job which is
pleasant, congenial, and not so hard.
Two Local Men Make
Hot News in Alaska
A telegram was received yesterday by
Bill Molter, stating that two former Ben-
ton Harborites, Gary Lewis and Leroy
Hickmott have successfully struck coal in
the Klondike region of Alaska. Originally
planning to prospect for gold, Lewis and
Hickmott stated in the telegram, "We are
a bit cool, but the coal will keep us
john King and Kermit Sliter are being
sought by local and state authorities in
connection with last week's explosion at
the Twin City Pretzel Company. Damages
to the company's main building were
estimated at SB300,000 by Fire Marshal
King and Sliter were first suspected of
having a hand in the explosion when the
two fled when Benton Harbor Police
Chief Ron Schroeder began a routine
questioning of all employees of the com-
pany. The two men had been employed
for four years as apprentice pretzel-
benders, and in two years they would
have become eligible for advancement to
the coveted position of chief-pretzel-
The firm's president, Terry Weiss, told
reporters yesterday, "King and Sliter have
been dissatisfied with their jobs for some-
time. They have constantly complained
that our pretzels are too salty, and have
rebelled by bending them square instead
Police strongly suspect sabotage as a
copy of Dr. Frank Zindler's book, How
to Construct a Hydrogen Bomb, was
found in King's workbench.
Woman Cited for
Work with Blind
LOS ANGELES, June 7-fAPJ-Carol
Faber has been cited by several Califor-
nia newspapers for meritorious service in
aiding the blind. Carol has served for
seven years as America's leading trainer
of seeing-eye dogs.
About her occupation, Carol com-
mented, "I have always felt sorry for
people who can't see too well, and I
really enjoy helping them."
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THE NEW PALLADIUM
VIRKUS SET TO
DEFEND OPEN TITLE
A former Benton Harbor man, Don
Virkus, is confident that he will success-
fully defend his National Open Golf title
when the Open is held next month in
Virkus, speaking from his Juneau,
Alaska, home, told reporters yesterday
that "I don't have a thing to worry about.
I'm so confident that I will win the Open
without a struggle that l'm not even
bothering to practice."
Last year, Virkus won the Open, golf-
dom's most coveted prize, with a record-
shattering 249 total for 72 holes.
Pete Rhodes to
Water-ski Over Falls
NIAGARA FALLS, YORK, June
7-CAPJ-This world-famous resort town
was jammed this morning with eager
spectators Waiting to view one of the
most spectacular and dangerous stunts
Pete Rhodes will attempt the daredevil
stunt tomorrow, when he tries to become
the first person to ever water-ski over the
Niagara Falls. When asked about the
risk involved, Rhodes replied, "Don't
worry about me. just think of poor Frank
King who will drive the motorboatI"
Tiger Cage Outlook Bright: Warnock
WINNER RETURNS TO
Benton Harbor's Jim Chartrand, who
last week won the 500 Mile Memorial
Day Speedway race at Indianapolis, yes-
terday received a hero's welcome when
he returned to the Twin Cities.
Chartrand,whose record-shattering speed
of 193.87-i593 miles per hour astounded
the racing world, remarked that he first
practiced driving "back at the good ol'
Benton Harbor High School parking lot."
REPORT LINKS PHIL
McCOY AND WEALTHY
NEW DELHI, INDIA, June 7-QAPJ
-The entire continent of Asia was buzz-
ing today about the reported romance of
Battling Phil McCoy and Princess Ibaya
Faziwaii, the beautiful daughter of In-
dia's richest maharajah.
McCoy, former light-heavyweight cham-
pion of the world, was introduced to Miss
Faziwaii while on a boxing tour of this
country. The wealthy Indian beauty was
apparently impressed with McCoy's mas-
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"SERVICE WITH A
lanky Soph Excites
Benton Harbor High School's head
basketball coach, Lee Warnock, predicted
today that next years' cage team will be
the best one at the local school since
1956-the year that Leroy Goff, Jim Rey-
nolds, and Melrose Hensley led the Tigers
to a glorious season.
"Of course, we can't expect to compare
with the brilliant 1956 team," commented
Warnock, "but we certainly should be
vastly improved over last year."
Warnock is especially excited about
7' 4" Steve Findley, jr., the sophomore
center who is regarded as an outstanding
varsity prospect. The elder Findley is
atheltic director at the local high school.
Fine Clocks and Watches
"Be on time . . . all the time"
ROY Eizncsom, Prop.
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