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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBEII. 4, 1966
PAGE EIGHT TIlE MICIIIGANT DAILY FRIDAY, NOVEMBEI~ 4, 1966
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Placement Office on
Nov. 8, 1966
Michigan's Early Snowstorm
Forces Closing of Factories
An early November snowstorm
whipped across Michigan yester-
day, impeding industry and for-
cing schools to close and Great
'.akes ships to seek shelter.
Michigan's storm, measuring to
a reported eight inches in snow
depth, was part of a pre-winter
snowfall extending south to Ala-
The storm contributed to 19
deaths in a six-state area, mostly
in auto traffic or ice-covered, or
wet, streets and highways.
Temperatures headed Jownward
to freezing and colder.
Thousands of city workers were
late. Business came to a virtual
dead halt in some areas. Shoppers
couldn't get to stores because of
snowdrifts as high as four feet.
Winds of 25 to 40 miles an hour
kicked up 20-foot waves on Lake
Michigan, A $1-million breakwater
under construction at Leeland
Twenty Great Lakes freighters
anchored in the St. Mary's River
off Sault Ste. Marie to ride out the
The Chesapeake & Ohio and
Ann Arbor railroads kept carfer-
ries in ports rather than let them
risk the high waves on Lake Mich-
John McCroskey, 74, a visitor
from Toledo, Ohio, was one of
Michigan's victims. McCroskey
died of overexertion shoveling
snow at a friend's home near
Ninety-seven pupils of Auglaaize
School in Harrod, Ohio, nearj
Lima, were stranded overnight.
Wrapped in Civil Defense blank-
ets, they slept on cots and cafe-
teria tables in the snowbound
Band director Jame Stauffer
and two drivers of the crippled
school bus service played cards
all night while keeping watch over
"It's hard to sleep when you're
thinking about all the kids,"
Five hundred other pupils were
lucky enough to have left school
for their homes before the bus
service stalled in the heavy snow.
The U.S. Weather Bureau at
Detroit described Michigan's storm
as the "earliest heavy snow" since
the bureau began keeping snow!
depth records in 1899.
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The bureau calls a snowfall of
4 inches or more "heavy." A snow-
fall of 5.7 inches was recorded
Nov. 6-7, 1951.
Detroit's big auto factories were
hampered by late-reporting work-
The Detroit Edison Co., electtric
utility, reported 3,100 wires down
in Macomb County. The wires fell
under the weight of heavy snow.
About 5,000 electric power cus-
tomers lost service.
The Coast Guard rescued four
duck hunters trapped on Point
Mouille Island in northern Lake
USE OF THIS COLUMN FOR AN-
NOUNCEMENTS is available to officially
recognized and registered organizations
only. Forms are available it Room 1011
Baha'i Student Group, Ijnformal dis-
cussion, UNESCO, Fri., Nov. 4, 8 p.m.,
335 E. Huron, Apt. 5. All welcome.
Newman Student Association, Hayride
-refreshments, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., New-
man Center, 331 Thompsom.
Newman Student Association, Con-
mnmity mass and supper, Nov. 4, 5:10
p.m., Newman Center, 33} Thompson.
Newman Student Association, Discus-
sion byRev. Charles "T ny" Stoneburn-
er: "The Muses as Handmaidens to
the Evangelists-the Church and the
Arts," Nov. 4. 8 p.m., !Newman Center,
B'nai Brith Hillel, hillel Deli House
-reservations 663-4129 for Nov. 6, 5:30
p.m., 1429 Hill.
Sociedad Hispanica, ertulia-Spanish
conversation in an Hipanc atmosphere,
Mon., Nov. 7, 3-5 p.mi., 3050 Frieze Bldg.
U of M. Square $ance Club, Second
in series of square' dances and square
dance lessons open to all students and
faculty, Nov. 5, 8-11 p.m., Women's
U. of M. Chess 1Club, Meeting and fifth
round of tournamnt, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.,
Room 3-C, Michigan Union.
OFFSET, General meeting of the OFF-
SET Perspective with prospective staff
members, contributors and the public
is invited, Nov, 6, 2 p.m., 2521 SAB.
Guild House, David Aroner, West Cen-
tral Organization, Detroit: "Helping the
Poor," Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. (dinner at 6
p.m), Guild House, 802 Monroe.
Guild H use, The Roost-a kind or
coffee house, Nov. 4, 9-1:30 a.m., Guild
House, 802 Monroe.
B'nai frith Hillel, Sabbath service
and discussion led by Ephraim Yucht-
man, Dept. of Sociology: "Aspects of
Social Change in Israel," Oneg Shab-
bat and: discussion following, Nov. 4,
7:15 p.m., 1429 Hill,
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