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Superiorland Yesterdays

EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

30 years ago

MARQUETTE — Dr. Daniel Mazzuchi, Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation’s vice president for academic and clinical affairs, and Mildred Kingsbury, director of the Kevin F. O’Brien Health Science Library at Marquette General Hospital, perused lists of new books that will be purchased with a $5,000 donation from UPHEC.

The library is a major source of information for medical students training at the hospital and the UPHEC funding is used to acquire new materials to enhance the students education.

60 years ago

MUNISING — A warning was issued today by Sgt. Clarence Miller, commander of the Munising State Police post, and Robert Lockwood, county superintendent of roads, concerning the littering of highways with rubbish, garbage, and glass.

“Those people who continue this practice will be punished to the fullest extend of the law,” Miller said. Littering the highways with rubbish is very costly, as county crews must be sent out to clean up those areas, he pointed out.

“The penalty for littering the highways is punishable with a 90-day jail sentence or a $100 fine or both. Under Public Act 27, which was passed in 1954, any person who dumps or deposits filth or refuse on the grounds of another shall be guilty of a misdemeanor,” Alger County area residents were reminded by the two men.

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