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War Memorial's Daniel Clem - Local History Archives

War Memorial's Daniel Clem - Local History Archives

War Memorial's Daniel Clem - Local History

AI the N.w. of AI the Point.. Ev.ry Thuncf.y Morning ,',. Vol. 32--No. 20 'l'~ , ~JmADLINES .: l." :.":. of tlle WEEK ; .:~ AM Compiled b~ the ;"arou. Point. NfWI ..- rosse Entered u second CLus Matter al the POll Ollie. It :oeUolt. IIlchl'lJI Salvage Operation Pointe Complete News Coverage of A.ll the Pointes Thursdav, Mav 20, 1971 Exarnple of Cooperation •. 00 Per Year lOe .er cOP" ews Hom, of 'hi New. 26 Pages-Two Sections .Seetion One War Memorial's Daniel Clem D . N G 1 Top Star at '. rlve ear oa ; North Higll ~$5,000 Short Now Su~:n~~n.~~'i~;pi. -: ,'-- 111 S f I A Tragic Accident uanc1a,.. ay 11 uee.ss u nnouneement by Campaign Chairmen ._ 'l1IE HOUSE WAYS AND Wiftiem Croul Expected by Target Datej A promising young MEANS Committee approved No Gifts Too Small North High baseball player WedDeIclay a DiDe billion dol. died early Monday after las-packale ol new Social sec- Grosse Pointe War Memorial's 1971 Annual being hit in the head Sat- . ui-ity and welfare relorms. But Family Participation Campaign's target date is Memo- urday, May 15, by a pitched .:Jf 're~ted .nother tmiversal rial Day, May 30. As of this date it appears t\1at baseball. The tragic death -SOcial Security increase next William J. Crout, drive chaiman, will ~ able to make ended a long vigil in which .:f,.r for 26 million Americans. a successful announcement at the Memorial Services the youth had r{;mained l'n :'i'tie panel finished writing the heduled ~ 1 'iiiOit comprehensive welfare SC ~or 1 a.m. Monday, May 31. a coma for more than 36 :.iiUi in lIome three decades. It James D. Tracy, presidentt hours. of the Cl!l1ter'l Volunteer :,,,,O:Wdprovide a $2,400 annual Board of Directors apeaJting Rotary Club Daniel Clem, 18, .of 21U :~~me. floor under. a family of fo the . Hawthorne, remained con . •. I"; ••• WIth no other mcome. AI- r entire board said, "The scious ,for half a minute while - lIIemorlal Center in Its 22Dd D - A - d •.~ the ,bill caniel $3.3 year of service seeml to have r~ve ~me his brother Tom, 17, watched :\.Inioo in improved caJh bene. earned. the respect and .sup. over him before an ambulance :.(Itf to lelected groups of Soc- port of ~relSingly large num. A B' J_ was called to the scene. He ~M, Seeurity beneficiaries, the bers of Pointers makiDg the t urgm. rs was immediately t a ken to ~:clqinmittee rejected four sep- ltMual fund drIves for mainte. Sinai Hospital. iJrite propo.als. for across-the' nanee successful .nd enabling Danny bad been hel!vily In- ~~rd benefit mereases. an ever-enlarged progr.m of Residents Urged to Etch volved in sports at North High :~,; • • - classes, services and activities Driver License Numbers and bas e b a II Coach Joe c. . Friday, lIay U possible. servin. the commu. on Valuable Items for Scbneider considered him the 'I !lity OD this Board. therefore, key man on the baseball squad. ,~..'HENRY FORD II, chairm.n bec1lmes a wonderful satisfac: Identification "He was rea II y coming >oFFord Motor Company, de. tionand challence." around and putting it all to. Clared Thursday that thE: l:om- . NH4I ., ... lIore By Pepper WhlteJaw gether during the last two or ~DY m.y be forced by riain. There is still $5,000 to be The Rota r y Club of three weeks," Schneider said. eoItI to produce an even garnered in the forthcoming Grl;lsse Pointe is presently Clem had pitched a shutout .maller car m the future but weei: to achieve the $90,000 organizing a program call- Thursday, strikillg out 12 bat . . JikUc.ted he had no idea just needed to maintain the beau- ed "Operation Identifica- ters and hitting three home ""'ea. He added wryly: "Mini- tiful grounds and buildings tion" directed at cutting runs as Nor t h beat Lake ,041', mini-profits." Ford made Pholo by J. S. ~Forpst that form. unique civic cen. down thefts and burg. Shore High, 10-0. '.' comme!!u to !lewsmen Pictured above is what was left of the 1962 red Clair in December of 1969 as it was being towed out ter for aU five Pointes. Tbe lanes in the area. Saturday, Danny \'135 play. after an addre.s to the share- Chevrolet convertible which plunged into Lake St. of the Lake on Saturday, May 15. Memorial sUll'covera the costs ing ror a Detroit league ball ~en meetmg, ia which he of its serviees and programs "Operation Identification" club when he was hit. Batting ~Urged that ,ttie government~ throUlh income from invested is a system by whieh local left handed, he was, weuing .datedufety and emis- Salvage Job r_'ews Busy at Lakefront Center Sets endowments and fees. .residents Iborrhow'd free of protective head gear that ~. equlpment might boost '--d . ~ Gifts from aU Pointers in eharge, e eetrlc an enKl'av- guarded the right side of his ".'t'llJ'ices f." • ..,.,.. ...".. from. present G H d P k G tt F 1 whatever amount are eneour. era from ",llir local police de. fane, but he had anparenUy e iIi-t- M l! part 't d t h.... Y ets azar at' s e mg lie. les emorll1 a'ed. The Center Is OpeD tr, meil s an e c , m mcon. twistt!d and exposed the left H~ • * * 0 f Lak R d f Ann I0 - D S .. are iDeome tax deductible and drlver:~ .license Dumber on pitch. ,ie'. ""'. els. .,:r Sabril7. May IS ut 0 e ~::JoVIET COMMUmST PAR- .tt:~AN.Leon1d "-I:S'/rriphon of ' C 'ra"" ~v called ODthe Western fRY C Who h am.s Friday Jo test Soviet in- ,0HnurtelemdovOveser aSreawa",c 1aUOaI and begin negotiations .. .. OD:'wa7S of. reducing 'troop in December, 1969 1"'11 and arms in Central ~pe. Speaking in n,ilisi, By Pepper WhiteJaw lOll. No gift is too small. AU spicuous spots, their Michigan side as he tried to dodge the ea y or ua penmg ay ervr.ce .re l1'a~ received at any valualilll Items. . "He (the pitcher) had a ------- ' , tllJ1e of the year. .. . . .These residents arc then aUfearm fastball that moved a PooJs.n(J.~~rniture 'P.i~:tifeguards .... j~' :'if.ithAll ReSiclenfs .. Ura.defo-:.tJ_••~~~,,_er.JilTI!~ s~id. Many Already at Work Helping with .... Attend 'TraCliti&nlT'ei~:; !ti_~.. .. .'.,. ~:"" ~tyo.t'~~',*~~~>'.i ..Ni~I:~~~' I Pre-Opening Preparations mony To Be Held on whose gifts baverecenUy been. the pre m I s e S h~ve been dUcking, Danny kind of turned -------- L I. f T received. Tbey are: marked for ready IdentUlca- and bailed out. He tried to By Greg Boyd ~Ind thernselv~s with a major ttlte ront errace April 7 tl.on by law enforcement agen. back away and the pitch The impending Memorial I Job every sprmg in ps.fcblng Yr. aDd IIrs. James M. Cles. caught him right behind the Day weekend, traditionally tbe tbe cement sl.abs together after All Grosse Pointers are Clabault, IIII'. aIld Mrs. Wil. AlJo Given Form. left ear," ~;c.pital of Soviet Georgill, Operation Salvage began ~bev slill the Soviet Union t 10 15 S t d WMId do all in its power for a : .a.m., a ur ~y, '!f!i~ngthenln, peaceful co. M,:y 15, WIth Farms Pollee start of the active summer season, is resulting in a, nurry of activity at all the Pointe mlUlicipal parks in prepara. the rough wmters, Last year, two diUerent types oI patching cement were used on a sample basis In urged to take hour from their onal weekend honor and pay one half long Mem. holiday to respect to iam J. Clart, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Clitford, IIr. aDd Mrs. Minton JI: Clute, Mr. and Mrs. Ken Collinson, Jane Collber, Th!:: or home owners are also given an "Owners, Form" on which to list all items in. eluding auto accessories, such After the boy was taken to the ho!pital, doctors put him on a respirator and classified his condition as "serious." Qlijenee of states, regardless qhief Robert Fer~er hand'tlon for the flood of residents hopes that they could find a those of o.ur town who Mrs. John Conway, Mr. and as wheel covers, tape decks, Tom Clem said that he was @eir social system." ling land operations .and expected to invade the pleas. good sealer. According to have fought and died in Mrs. Donald H. Corey, Mr. and radios and batteries. (These told, that Danny was in an ir . . , • • • Shores Dir~tor of Public Iure spots. . Hallmann, the experimental World War II, Korea and Mr•. Joseph C. Cox, IIr. and auto items are among the most reversible coma and that his 8uday, May 18 ~afetr, Joe Vita~e,. assist- Municipal recreation work. patchwork didn't work we~. Vietnam. .lIrs. Arthur E. DeCoster, Mr. common iteme stolen in The bodily functions would have to ;~"-' . mg h1m, by handling water ers are busy cutting grass and 'But th~ recreation crew WIll and Mrs. J~bD J. DeDDe~y, Pointe area). pull him out. He died without .; PRESIDENT NIXON rallied operations. I grooming shrubbery, repaint. be ~orking all tho way to the The brief but impresaive Mr. and Mrs. James P. Dla. If law enforcement oUicers regaining conseiou~ness. ,u~rt Saturday from former Vitale was aboard the 31- ing bath houses, cleaning grills Hobday weeken~ and Hall. ~:;~~~~n ~~il~~ t~~e a~la~':u:~ :~:dG~~ft J>~~e~\:::' find stolen items, or items 'Danny's athletic prowess rrl!sldeDt Lyndon B. Johnson foot Chris.Craft Sea SIdH fire. and picnic tables, and repair" mann says they II be ready . . ,. suspected to have been atolen, was valued not only on the ~ad ~ f~er State Depart- boat owned ,by the Grosse ing docks The greatest con. for the hordes of Woods resl. the lake side terrace and Virginia Dorian, !fr .. and Mrs. with these identification mark- baseball squad, but !llso as a '~nt and rentagon o~cla1s Pointe Yacht Club and outfit. I:n ::an effort to defeat a pro- ted as a fire-flghtinlS vehicle ~sal to cut U.S. troop stre~gth by the Sbores. Tbis reporter ~,Jurope in half. Mr. NlXon I bo d th f r; bid' such f hi a cut " would be i an "It ~ so skimmed .was a some ar 22 e knots .cra t per as ~~r 0 lltor~c ~Imens o~s, hour acre.ss Lake St. Clair un- ~d Johnson said It would. en. dertbe able helmsmanshlp of lINer what we have achIeved Ed Leahey, of the GPYC's In. the past and sbatter our t'. hopes for. the future .." Senate m~sr::s: CP~:"te Farms City centration' of work however is mostly centered ~n thema: jor attraction for each park: h . i I t e sWlmm Tb ng Woods poo. e . .Woods Park and Recreation Director Don Hallmann a~d his men probably face the bIg. gest pool job of all the .Pointe dents. And hordes It will be ~s estimates ~f swimmers us. mg the pool m the course of one day range to 8,000. H a 11 mati'!. WI 'll h ave 10 llf e guards watching' over the crowd at one time during peak periods. The guards usually get a good workout and must stay constantly on the alert. grounds of Grosse Pointe War Donald E. Drape" ltbss Zelma ~e~~o:i.~.O~~o:e~:r~e M:ru 3~ Duckwitz, Ilr. and Mrs. Don. aId A. Edwards, IIr. and Mrs. held in adjacent Friel Thea- Harold H. EmmoDl, Jr.\ Dr. ter in case of rain. and d'" IIrl. Willi Fra~ J. F Eurs, be Mr. Tbe order o[ service Is alS an ...rs. am a r. follows: Alfred L. ravrow, Mr, and Raising and Half Masting IIrs. James C. Flowers, Mr. o[ Colors: Boy Scout Troop IDd Mrs. Harry W. Frost, Jr., 96, Grosse Pointe' Memorial Mr. .nd Jlrs. J .. Crawford ings, they. can locate the name and address of the owner within minutes. The check Is con. ducted by' sending tile driver's lieense number to Lan. sing on the LEIN (Law En. !orcement Network) machine. John A. MacCartneyinitiated the idea locally after read. ing about the success of such tight end for the Nor.seman [iIOtball team. Baseball, how. ever, was his first love. He was so good at the sport that he had been nontacted .. hy sev. eral colleges' and the Detroit Tigers, Schneider said. Dan's father, Gene Clem, had much to do with the de- velopment of Dan as a base- De!Rocratie Leade: M~e Mans. Manager Andrew Bremer, Jr. employes. The large, Circular Hallmann r(~ports that two Church. Frost, Jr., Mrs. CalVIn Gauss, a program in Monte~ey Park, ball player. He has an avid fiMI, the. proposal s chl~f spon. told the NEWS that the Farms p.ool has bee~ settling ever swimmers a day are pulled Advancing 3nd Placing of Mr. alld M~s. Earl W. George, Cal. John told the NEWS that interest In baseball himself, ¥f, .caUed on the-PreSident ~ Police Department pI ann e d smce cons~ucbon first began out of the pool on the aver. Colors: Commander EAward Richard Gibbs, Mr. and Mrs. of the 4,000 homes which used h8S been asso'ciated with Lit. • ,~~pt ~viet Leader Leomd this operation In cooperation for the faCIlity 22 years ago. age. The life saving record, Kramer, Al g e r Post 995, Harold Gospel, Mrs. Robert B. the identification system only tie League teams for several Btr~Z:phe:n~~~:s ~d:~~~~a~ with the Michigan National It first began with just the however, ls a perfect one. V.F.W. ~~r::t~~~ ..DMISla~~IVl~r~. three breakings and entries years, and had coached young "Ilntral . .. Europe . Guard, the Shores Department of Public Safety and the City sides of the bowl-shaped struc. ture paved, with sand in the Improvements this year are to the park 10 new picnic Invocation: Kiely, . D.O., Rev. Ra) H. Grosse Pointe Hadley, Dr. aDd IIrs. Herbert H. Hagermoser, Mr. and Mrs. were reported. Marked Contra." Dlin/lY.• Funeral servIces . fol' DaDiel >' • • • • ,'>. HOlIday, Ha)' 17 ;.;'- "SECRETARY OF S TAT of Grosse Pointe Police De. center. LaKe water was then Ipartment. pumped into the pool circulat. Object of Operation I ed and pumped out.' In 1957, E Objective: removal of a 1962/ the Department of Health or. tables and three new grills. Workmen are busy painting and cleaning other tables. Residents will be enjoying the MemorIal Church. Welcome; Rea r Admirlll Lcon J. Jacobi, U.S.N. Ret., Veteran's Chairman, Grosse Lawrenee I. Haller, Mr. and Mrs. John P. Hansen, J. Har. old Harder, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. Wi!. 'In some 7,000 homes not are beina held toda~, Thur~. using the system, over 1,800 day, May 20, at 1 0 clock In breakings and entries occur- A. H. Peters Funeral ~ome. red. John said the following He Is survived by hIS par. William P. Rolers said Sunday that the United States is "very Chevrolet which has been in Lake St. Clair, south of Wardered a filter plant and the Woods made install~d arrange. sundeck, Installed by the side of the pool two years ago, and Pointe War Memorial Associa. tion. lIam P. Harris, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hayter, Mrs. Delos year many Monterey Park elt. Izens scampered to their local ents, Clem; Mr. and Mrs. Gene two brothers, Thomas ,J(nDous" to negotiate a mutual ;l1,s....soviet trooP. withdrawal ::'~r ~~rB~~~ t~~ Z:b~~ RUssians to elabou,te on their ner road, since the evening of December 22, 1969, when Its driver, Samuel Randolph Mar. ble, 25, last known address ments to buy the water from the. harbor with a docking 51. Clair Shores. capacity of 230 boats is bound Since then the pool has been I to b.e busy w.ith all but just a paved on a pl'ecemeal basl's. few spaces filled. Because or th b Id II Introduction of Those Officlating: Commander Lou i B Hyde, Grosse Pointe Amercan Legion Post 303. P. Heath, Ms. Barbara Wick stations to borrow those etch. Henry, Mr. and Mrs. Hngo S. ing tools. The 01 Program was Higbie, Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. spOnsored ,by the Exchange Higbie Mr. and Mrs. Dale J'I Club of Monterey. ' 8nd John; three sisters, Susan, Nancy and Betsy; a gra:ld .. mother, Mrs. Jean DeMattei, and grandparents, Mr. and M Raymond Volz ClU~ for early negotiations. (Cofttiniied on Page Z) I Hallmann and his men now ce~t ~oag~,o~~ ~;nt~ ~~n f:~t pr:s~~~~~~: G:~::s p~~t;r;:; (CoIltlDuei OIl Pa,e 25) (Colltlnued on Page 4) . f~ierment Is In Fo'rest Lawn Beam, RO"ers • laid, will con. . 1ft 1 gth en . H e t repor s a fl. ew Memorial Assoc atlon, _" ' Icerl1etery . . :;ih~i~an~~:-:ee~ b::~:A.rmed Man Arrested for IShPace145 are lefft for boats in Presentation o£ Gold Star Name Four as Candidates ----- C "-'.t P rt 1 dB. e to 18 oot range. (Contlnueli on Pa.e Z) MUST LIKE COLOGNE ommo.1wa a y ea. er reZ- The Farms .. E' HAd Woods police received a call hev. Threatening Policelnen Farms Park Director Ed N -P----d- L' or Carnegie ero war, Wednesday, MIlY 12, from the • • '" Lauer reports his 400,000 gal. ew roce ures store detective at J. C. Pen. ,". held.)', ,'SPoKESMEN May 18 for the three A Farms man Is allv-e-to-d-a-y--I-U-g-U'Oand Winter were dls. because two Farms policemen patched to 311 Touraine at Ion pOol Is just about ready for swimmers. Ofticlally th.~ On Park p F asses Fer~~~s P 11 ';a:l~g Chi -r-R-b-t--M--S-l k I' d h t a :tron; ~l~ C:tS';erln ney's, 19251 Mack, reporting o : c 5~ ~s :a~s~nge:s~' that he was holding the sister major ailtomobile manuiadur. kept cool heads and did not 1:47 8.m., to Investigate a reo opening Is scheduled for Me. In an effort to simplify mat. to have "four unselfish per- At the foot of Tonnancour, of a Detroit resident who had lug.;companlti arelt indicated in the Detroit that if the raUopen fire when the. man aimed a .45 c81iber (lutomatlc pistol ported fight among a group of people. When they arrived, ~~rl~~eDa:u:~Js L~~:r ::~~n~ and Its a good, hot day, he'll ters, Grosse Installing a Pointe new Woods Is procedure sons" heroic recognb:ed for their actions In rescuing the car struck Island, veered the curb of an and went out of ~'~~~d~~:IV:to~~It~:f~:e C~~~~~~ I Th I 1 ~.d strike continues, the in. at them. And, because of their the policemen stated in their open the pool for any residents with regard to the park passes three people, two women and control, shot over the break. t"gd at I~ dea: ru~ dl~ g r t dusJry wll! shut down in a action the officers are being report, they found elRht peo. that want to swim. to be distributed to each rllsl. a child, from the ley waters wall and 20 feet out into the k~ow ~e~e b~of~ers ~ad ta:eon 'Week. The nationwide strike, Inlltltuted by The Brotherhood ol.,RaUway Signalmen, has al. re.adY cauled a Ihortage of recommended for citations for valor, it was disclosed by Po. lice Chief Robert K. Ferber. According to Information pIe on the sidewalk, with one man Stock\',:ell, standing west of No. 312. As Miglio exited from the Lauer will be emp~oying 11 denl. guards altogether with five In previous years park pass t hi applications were handled by ~nagc penagk of Lake st. Clair on May 7. He Is recommending the rescuers for consideration by the Car. lake and plunged Into 10 reet of water. The water tempera. ture W8S 34 degrees. the bottles while they were . I t f shOPPing n the s ore and 0 • at ~o.mponents and materials, and released by the chief, recom- scout car, Stockwell, it was th~ main Pdoolthdur. mail, Involving Um.e consum. watching oPertl~ s d ban h Trh negle Hero Fund Commission, The three most certainly fered to cooperate fully with ee ing "red tape." Now each Pittsburgh, Pa. would have drowned, Chief police. mendation for the citations . ill'Jlot only aHedin, the auto CI )~nts. but also Kellogg's, in have been forwarded to ty aattle C r e e k tb t1' Manager Andrew Bremer, Jr., largest . . cereal mat ,ena e r I. on Of- s for th e poUce 0ffl" c"rs. Pat ro I. fielall of the complny laid man Philip Mlgtio iI1d Johanth.t they would dose today be. nes Winter, who without firsaid, turned and pointed a . n:le eac. e lake, which has become In. blue steel .45 automatic at the creaslngly unpopular for swim. patrolman, and three times order ed the 0fl'Icer to pu t up his the merslastindecade 'l'he is Pointe still a during major hands. Also, iMlglio was or. tt I dered to tell Winter to ralc,p. a ract on at the Farms. The resident Is asked to bring In lb' the fi1llld out applicat on forms personally at the Woods City Ha, II were h thea. y'll be st mp ed and issued immediately. City Manager Chester Peter. The names of the heroes, wHh all pertinent facts, are already, or should be at this tlme, in the hands of Com . misllon officials. The four are being cited for Ferber stated, if they had not h een saved .rom t elr sinking automobile. The first to g0 to the assist • anee or the two women 8nd chllp, was Edward Reaume, ----- BIKE AWAITS OWNERS Woods police received a call Thursday, May 13, from the principal at Parcells Middle School reporting that a stu. c~e of Inability to .hip out Ult firm's products. Congress ff~pected to act on President Nil/on's request to seek an end :ffthe walkout. Ing a shot, :mested Robert G, Stockwell, 36, of 3U Touraine road, during the dark, early morning hours of Friday, May 14. Stockwell Js charged with felonious assault. his hands. Winter, who was using the police car as a shield, had his service revolver aimed at Stockwell, but was admon. (Continued on Page 4) Farms Park Is the only park :~~~~:~s g~ar~s for lake h an auer says Ol~ a ot day t,ere'll be more people In the lake than in (Continued on Page 2) sen. says the new procedure recognition for the rescue of 25, or 19818 Sherry. 51. Clair will simplify matters consider- Mrs. Nancy Slaner of 1601 Shores, who was driving by ably. Those who do mall their Roslyn road, who wao drIving at the time. Reaume, a Viet. applications In may not re. her car west on Lake Shore nam veteran, married and the celve them until aft\!r the S1!a- road, with Mrs. Sharon Stoec. father of a three.yeal'.old son starts. kel of 1496 Roslyn road, and (Continued on Page 2) dent had dutifully turned in a bleycle that had been on the school grounds. Woods police retrieved the bike and hnve It In storage rea d y to be claimed . ...... 1 ~ • " • .i' ...... ..: ,,~~

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