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Woods Residents Solo~s - Local History Archives

Woods Residents Solo~s - Local History Archives

Woods Residents Solo~s - Local History

All the News of the poi"'es Every ~ . Thursd'Y Morning £ADLINES of the WEEK JJ_ed b1l the ~ pointe Ne1DS rosse Entered as Second Class MaUer at The Post OfIlce at Detroit, Mich. Complete Netvs Coverage of All the Pointes GROSSE POINTE. MICHIGAN, JULY 13. 1967 ews Home of the News 20 Pages-Two Sliletions-Seetion One Woods Residents Solo~s,~kay SpecIal Vote Want City to Hide For Sept. 12 U tfd PW v:' d Electors To Ballot On Sepn 1 'V ~ar S arate Propositions; Pools ~y, July 6 IlIl .... And Other Improve- yLlN is engaged 1;~: ;:~c~~j:; Petition ~r Brick Wall To Replace Wire Fence And New Building Tfo,Store Recently-Acquired ments In Two Parks At its regular meeting ,~ of Soviet pollc!, fii!al Re use Equipment held on Monday. July 10, lo high diplom~hc George Lilly, of 1232 Edmundon drive. appeared at !he Park council unan- ftlOitJellIlY the operallon the Woods Council meeting of Monday. July 10, with a ~ously ~pproved a reso!u- ~ tolll' d~~~~~s ~~:~ petition signed by 198 residents of that area. requesting hon .callmg for a specIal I-I nned Mideastern the Council to take further action in improving the ap. election on September .12, ' , a pearance of the Department of Public Works' Yards at for ~h.epupose of allowmg ltr. • • • 1200 Parkway drive. -s qualifIed electors t~ vote on U 't d . . • two separate bond ISsues to iA!L DEFIED tbe me The petItion re~d .as f~llows; Flood ReZ..nf raise funds for needed im. U'ednesdayand said. it Whereas, the CIty s Highway H:;. provements at both the ~~ ~n~r~IOl~~~~ Depart~ent i~ located, in a P b A k d Waterfront and Three Mile ~"';sd.tense minister, reSIdential n~lghborhooa, SU!- ra e s e Drive Parks P' tL rounded by nomes valued In , • ~hbouldkeepboth the excess of $40 000 and I GP F The resolution stated that for .. lIldo«upiedwestern Whereas the ~resent condi- n arms the public healtl~,. safety and . .', welfare of the CitiZens of the & I. • tion of saId Departm~nt s com, community, "it is deemed iFEDERALGOVERN. pound .prese!1ts a serious thre~t Petitioners Demand Jmme- necessary for the city to acquire i;l!AOlerican Telephone to the mamtenance of said diate Investigationi Fail and provide additioual recrea. telegraph Company property values, and tional facilities by making im. iiGY 10 cuiits rates. The Whereas, the s tor age of To Appear To Plead provements and additions" to arpmtionwas also told a!Jandoned veh!c1es in plain Cause To Council both parks. and that these pro. iill profitrange to be- VIew of both reSidents and pass. jects can only be carried out Imd 7.5 percent.In the ersby cons~tutes and publi~ At a meeting beld on through the issuance of general ,J;1.setting ruling of its ersby constitutes a publir nw- Monday July 10 the Farms obligation bonds," under de. ~ U&T., the na10 t' n's sance • and • • . council "sl' accepted and filed"- ....."ted Bond. . Propos.ti I onI and imrrma tion with assets Whereas, .the. City s newly a peftion signed by 24 per. Bond Proposition n. IIbm $35.2 billion, was formed Sanitation Department I, . ODe SwimmiDl Pool Irllll:ceits interstate d d M JOSEP P with the storage of vehicles sons! ask~g t~at .an 1m. Proposition I if approved by Ii!$120milliona year. Officers of the Grosse Pointe Board of Education 1241 Bedford, vice-presi ent; an RS. H - necessary for this operation to medIate mvesbga~lOn be the taxpayer.~oters. will au. I I • elected on July 3 for the 1967.1968 year are pictured THOMPSON (Barbara), 54 Radnor. secretary. Other be located at the said compound, conducted regardmg the thorize the Park to borrow no here. They are, (left to right, JOHN T. SHORT, 975 Board trustees are Edward J. Pongracz, 782 Notre represents an addittonal threat constant flooding of the Mt. more thau $570000 and issue ::R~~D7 "meter-. S. Brys, treasurer; MRS. PAUL G. HYKES, (Alice Dame; Arnold P. Fuchs, 68 Roslyn road; and Calvin to property values, and Vernon.Williams area _ general Obligatioo bonds for the rIlImdesigoedto keep Mary), 459 Rivard, president; RUSSELL H. PEEBLES, J. Sandberg, 20661 Wedgewood. . Whereas. the passage of but not a single per?on was purpo~e of ,:~uiring and .'~on- Infficmovingon the 0 ---_ 0 heavy equipment of Parkway present to pl.ead theIr cause s~~~ng a~ditio~al recr!ati0!lal IIlJohnC.LodgeFree- W h C DAd drive at regular intervals. con. before the CIty body. facilities! mcluding sWlmmmg • testedon Thursday eat er uts Boal-d of Educati'on Picks r. n erson stitutes an additional public Mayor William BuUer said and wadmg pools aud bathhouse I Theaim of tbe ex, nuisance and materially de- that one of the signatories had ~t the Waterfront Park! a ~ W system,which in- Att d F' W P' d Takes Over tracts from the beauty of the called him prior to the council mg pool at the Three Mile llnve computer.timed traffic en ance nest oman l'eSI ent., neighborhood. session begging that something Park. and ~o expan.d.. and imoLodgentrances S hIP b d • tall' te th flood prove parking facilities and 1m , At B h k H d C 00 o~t We the residents and property ,e ~fe.o .eVIa e 't'h. picnic recreational areas at !freeway.bound traf, eac es Mrs. Paul Hy es onol'e owners of Grosse Pointe Woods mg Sl uation 1D t ht: area. A e both parks _. . t s\O,iog vebicl~8'.aI- --. .-.. request and demand that th~ caller said that the 11ft. Vernon. . .' , , • tD! freeway.Thi8 was follow i n g improvements be Williams area will be repre. .Proposltion n~it Pro~Sltion ied butthe eHect on Chilly Blasts Keep Fourth Russell Peebles Named Vice-Presidenti Mrs. Joseph Begins Tenure As Super- made to the Highway Depart. sented at the meeting, the may~ I IS approved. will authonze the theentranceramp to f J I P' • k f Th S J h Sh rt intendent At Annual ment's compouud: or said. Park to borr~w no more than devaslating, 0 u y IcnlC ers rom ompson, ecretarYi' 0 n 0 f B d 'J' " However, the council cham. ~,!JOO and lssue gene!al ?b. • • • Enjoying Lakefront To Be Treasurer Again Meeting 0 oar 1. _hat th!" present cham link bers were nearly empty. and ligation bonds for a sWlmmmg o.,{GO CHARGEDon Faeilitieli of Education fence be tor~ down ~nd re- when be called for anyone ear. ~l and. bl!thhouse at the Tb.ree iD1heUnitedNations For the first time in the 45-year history of the July 3 placed by ~ SIX foot ~T1ck wall ing to speak on the problem, Mile Drive. Park,. ~!1d to ~!D' "iD!mIatiooal ltlafia" One of the c 0 Ide s t Grosse Pointe Public School System the trustees have s,o as to ~Ide. th,e en~r~ opera- there WilS not a single person prove parking facilities at Ule foreign mercenaries Fourths of July in years elected a woman to the Presidency of the B90Ra~d0df Dr. Theos r. Anderson ti0g of ~hls City s facility from in the audience from the area. park(continaed P 2) overthrowthe Con. ld b . Education, Mrs. Paul G. Hykes, (AliceMary), 45 IVaI', began his tenure as Super. pu li c VIew, The petition was addressed on a.... II!lUlDenl Congoam- found many wou • e PIC- received a unanimolJ,) vote of confidence from ber six I'ntendent of The Grosse 2. That an attractive brick to the mayor, council and city _ 'Ibeodo Id b' nickers eating cold chicken hiM t' f th B d tru tur b t d f th' 'Not So-S eet' I III urgentmeeting re zum U1r, of and potato salad in their fellow members at t e Annua "'>-- ee mg 0 e oar 1 POI'nte Public School Sys. po s er. fe slonn' e erec g ethe orne "ly e pur. ac engmeer. • W held.Monday, July 3. ~ tern at the Annual Meeting s 0 \. - - "After determining the G. I A d ily Council to request own homes instead of the tion of many years of public- th B d f Ed ti quired vehicles and. for the causes. we want a rem~dy to Ir S rrcste lo forbidthe activi- Pointe park!.. Others elected to offices in. of e oar 0 uca on, slor.age of 8mall pieces of the sl'tuation as soon as pos . . ut, P bl 1241 spirited community s e r vie e. h ld t 7 3D 0 Jul 3 ... afia" which he All Pointe lakefront parks eluded Russell H. ee eSt Prior' to her election to the e a : p.m. n Y eq~llpment that are presently sible." the petitioners stated. r.sl!irectedby foreign showed a drop in attendance. Bedford. Vice-PresideBnt;b Mrs). Board of Education in 1962 she in the Administration Build. bemg stored on the grounds "Tonight is the four ill or fifth Three "not-so.sweet" young s. The Woods gatekeepers report- Joseph P. Thompson ( ar ara , was President of the Mothers ing at 389 S1. Clair avenue. outside the existing huilding of time 'within the past two.week girls were arrested by Park ~ • • • ed 2.197 people for this year, 54 Radnor Circle, Secretary; Club of Grosse Pointe High A major item on the agenda the Sanitation Department. period that the water has risen ~~:rg~~ ~~~a~Ob~~~ ~r;~~ !Th'ECOUNTYRoad an~ 4,600 last year, ll UOOUnced Thurs- . The Farms guards recorded Iw a Dew$150 mil. o 1,708 in attendance this July 4 and John T. Short, 975 S. Brys, re-elected to the post of Treas. urer for the second time. School. She also serves on the Board of Directors of tbe Grosse Pointe War bfemorial. was the election of officers for the 1967.1968 fiscal year. 'two tl.lIstees elected on June 12 took 3. That the present entrance to this compound off Parkway drive be removed and relocated not only ~ver the curbs, but over. the ~Idewalks and 6ewer~ aud In qUite a few basements, They hitchhiked a ride and rob- bed a young man who gave them a lift, according to Park for Metropoli 'll tbrougb1980.The lor ClInstructionof as compared to 2,399 last year. The City park: totaled 778 for Upon assuming the oilict'. Mrs. Hykes, who is in her sixth j'ear as a school trustee. said. ua... Been Secretary Reminiscing about her busy office. They are Calvin J. Sandberg, 20661 Wedgewood, and Arnold P, Fuchs, 68 Roslyn at the northern-most end of said compound off Marter road. . :rhe members of the council said that the~ could not. ~nder. stand why. If the petItioners Police Chief Arthur Louwers. Victim of the hOld-up was Newell Egle. 17, of 410 Lake. nmwaysand the '67 and 1,763 in '66. The Park "As the new President of the five years on the Board of Edu. ~oad. City Manager, Chester Peter. should take the time out to wood avenue, Detroit. who lold of l1V others as reported 1,900 brave souls as Grosse Pointe Board of Educa- cation ,Mrs. Hykes notes that In other business the trustees s.en stated that the pile of tree petition the council for relief, police. that while he was driving Iirmaseof 300perllllomobileparking compared to 2,986 last year. In the Shores 893 people were tion, I look forward to working with our new Superintendent of she has worked fourS'.lperintendeuts locally with of Schools. re-appointed the firm of Coulter & Coulter as legal counsel, and limbs h:.s arrangemen ~een removed ~nd are progresslOg that no one showed up to plead their case. home alone at about 9:45 pm .• he saw the three girls at Mack IImore than 50 per. in attendance as compared to Schools, Dr. Theos I. Anderson, Having served as Secretary of approved general bonding of em, tOthave all} deb~s thaUleld awTahy Nevertheless, in spite of the avenue and Chalmers in Del!eiolermina[space.1,136lastyear. • • • The drop in the attenrlance Ibriay, Ju[y8 figures was consistent throughwihmycoIIeaguesontheBoard, and with our staff.Jt is an hon. or to work ,vith people of such the Board since 1963. she has gained much valuable experience as a school policy-maker. ployees nnd'special bonding for the Dircetor of Business and Finance and for the Treasurer. a rdegu art ~el"v ..als't" h e absence of the petitioners. May. ba b an onffet~Ulo d pon" 0d .athsor Butler rbemarked th:t the theen. etalleclti~ey sfcreene al'''1 council has een asked lor ~stroit, ''thumbing'' for' a and he picked them up. Egle said that the girls ride. talk. L .WIV, Prime ~1in. out the Pointes. 'N.L. ""llI1critidzellDe. Even over at Parcells Junior Moshe Dayan High where the KiwJnis Club !Id ga,emost of the preSf'nts the yearly fireworks hl'gh calibre. rta t P n' d Ahead Impo n e 0 "The next 12 months will see During the Hykeii was a Grosse Pointe dpast I year t :l\lrs. th Bank Is Approved d e egate 0 e The trustees also approve the Recreation Com.. establishment of commerical tiCe ms a on 0 some urn. I'num slats on the north and south sides of the chain link fence of the "auto pond" as sistance. and therefore the City ed qUI'te a bl't, and ~s he apbody should take !lorn'e _ steps proached Buckingham, a one of to see what Cllll be done, and the girls asked him what he the interested parties be noti. would do if someone held him lirael's,ictory in display, the crowd was notice. the advancement of plans for mission and is responsible for counts in Manufacturers Na. well as a portion of the east fied of the findings. up with a knife or gun. He said ~!ll MajorGeneral ably smaller this year due to our middle schools, the possi. liaison with the schools' Public tional Bank, Detroit Bank and side. He added that plans have On recolIXl1endation of the he did not know Whereupon chief o.f staff. Dayanagamst con. S 'leU praise." the rain. Lake 51. Clair, usually pered wilh people in pepboats bilitr of an election for neces. sary operational millage, the completion of Grosse Pointe Relations Advisory Mrs Hykes the . h'ldr • h Committee. mother of grad Trust, Nationa] Bank of Detroit, and City National Bank of De. troit. been formulated "green barrier" auto pond by next to plant a mayor. the council approved the aro~nd the' authorization of City Manager spnng. I~ndrew Bremer. Jr .• conta~t. the speaker drew' a knife and placed it behind his ear, in. forming him that sbe had a ' • • . watc h ing . lhe fireworks display High . currl'culum School North, and increase innovations in three ates of. c I Grosse. en w POlDte 0 ~re H'Ig. uh- Desl'gnated as deposI'ton'es ~or 1' He s~;d ... an I'ngress and egress 109 Hubell. Rot.h and Clark, City knl'fe and demanded he surren. tiX PELLEGRENOfrom the Gross.) Pointe l!?if l.1odedin Oak. Club. ,vas comparatively Yacht desert. In .' pupil enrollments. School IS the wife of an eng!' ' neer a'ssociated with the Frue. Savings Deposit Receipt counts were Manufacturers Ac. Na. off Marter and the road is not feasihle. city property line co.nsultant ellgIne~rs, to. deter- ~lD;the cost of mspectmg. the der The ilis wallet. which wallet contained he did. $72, he 1lNI p,m.Detroit ed this year. "All our I:hallenges .ran be hauf Company. tional Bank. l\'&tional Bank of t.erminates at the northern end ~Ity s .sewer system. espeCIally told police. L:i complrletheir ------ met if we give our allegiance to Detroit City NatioWll Bank of of the existing dike. 10 areas where flooded base. When the girls left the ve. l'laro&nd the world LOSES WALLEr the total community and make ------ Detroit and Detroit Bank and He further stated that the ment

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