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Coshocton Times, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1964, Coshocton, Ohio TELEPHONES BUSINESS OFFICES NEWSROOM The Coshocton Tribune The Best In local news and In national and world plus In editorial page and other features VOL 56 NO 9 Wire Report of United PreM International COSHOCTON OHIO 43812 MONDAY EVENING AUGUST 31 1964 Beit of Newspaper Comics and Pictorial SEVEN CENTS LBJ MANS THE Johnson pumps water by hand while his Democratic Sen Hubert Humphrey washes his hands during a weekend visit to Johnson City Tex Watching are Lady Bird and Sen Humphrey's son UPI Telephoto Mother Turns Self 4 Children Into Torches ATLANTA UPI Steve Martin an Little leaguer was supposed to start school today Instead he lies in a hospital bed his mind a muddle of confused thoughts Steve was the victim of a nightmarish tragedy which took the lives of his mother and three little sisters Police said the mother erine Martin a winsome year-old drenched Steve and the three girls with gasoline Saturday night doused the id over her own body and struck a match All four were turned into human torches Mrs Martin and Jean 6 Su- san 3 and Sarah 18 months were killed But Steve made a dash across the front yard his flesh aflame and a neighbor spotted him The neighbor W F Wolfe threw him to the ground and extinguished the flames with a blanket The tragedy shocked the mid- dle class neighborhood in the industrial suburb of Chamblee where the Martins lived Little Steve mumbled from his hospital bed that his er kept saying I've got to do it I've got to do as she poured gasoline on the children and the matches to their bodies late Saturday night Steve was in critical tion at Georgia Baptist tal with burns over 40 per cent of his body President Guests End Playful Time at Ranch JOHNSON CITY Tex UPI Johnson returned to the formalities of office today that ended a relaxed ranch country weekend wh ch ranged from moments of sentiment to hilarity the food stamp program Johnson who arrived here with Humphrey and their wives on Friday from Atlantic City N J scene of the Democratic National Convention was un- Sunday when he would The Chief Executive bade head back to Washington He farewell Sunday afternoon to his weekend guest and vice presidential running mate Sen Hubert H who re- turned to Washington for the Senate's reconvening At 2 p.m EDT Johnson scheduled a phone call to the union meeting at the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia Then ho planned to sign into law the 1964 measure extending Suggests New Deed CROYDON England Surrey Cub Scout chief Edgar Lea said he told two of his Wolf Cubs today to find a new good deed to perform after he caught them warning ers to watch out for a police radar speed zone down the road Disturbance Is Halted by Police NEW YORK UPI helmeted police broke up a between feuding groes and Puerto Ricans in Manhattan's Lower East Side Sunday night and fired shots at fire bomb throwers Three Molotov cocktails were tossed at a ment and two Puerto Ricans were arrested on arson charges The same street had been the scene of similar disorders early Sunday morning and police said they evidently were sparked by the fatal shooting late Saturday night of a Puerto Rican allegedly by a Negro The arrest of the two Puerto Ricans brought to 24 the ber of persons taken into tody since the disorders broke out several hours after the fatal shooting of Robert Rojas 35 James Ballinger a old Negro was arrested on homicide charges in the ing which occurred as Rojas was walking near his home The Puerto Rican was rushed to Bellevue Hospital but was dead on arrival said he was thinking of staying at his LBJ ranch near here for a couple of days more Saturday night Johnson was honored by more than of his neighbors at a barbecue celebrating his birthday which was Thursday He made a speech forecasting a long and rough election campaign and keyed largely to a defense of his administration's policies in Viet Nam and other crisis areas But Sunday from a warm personal standpoint brought the highlight of the weekend when President and Mrs Johnson took Humphrey his wife and their son Douglas for a tour of the ranch A score of cameramen and reporters trailed along as the President and his running mate shouted yahoo and chased cattle for the photographers During one such adventure Humphrey soiled his shoe and Mr I just stepped on the Republican platform Johnson laughed uproariously He also thought of barring of the remark saying he didn't want to force an an- swer from the GOP national Chairman Dean Burch On the other hand let's see what he Johnson added Highway Death Toll Set at 12 For Weekend Negroes Enter Mississippi Public Schools Racial Bars Go Down Without j Strife in Biloxi By AL KUETTNER BILOXI Miss UPI desegregated its first lublic schools today in an at- of resignation after ears of resistance Sixteen Negroes were d in four elementary schools n this historic coastal Police on Guard Against New Riots in Philadelphia Gangs of Negroes Continue Vandal Looting By GENE HARRIS pay foe patrolmen area in patrol cars supplies of foodstuffs A PHILADELPHIA UPI A The number arrested by pounded beats minutes later a gang weekend of Negro rioting during the three days of dering and bloodshed waned conflict totaled men into sporadic outbreaks of and A special and looting today court was set up at City Hall Mayor James Tate dispose of the charges to a few hundred on rooftops showered The tightened with a barrage of hot wasn't enough however to ties rocks and bricks trol the situation completely There were scattered acts ol Bands of Negroes many vandalism and looting in the situation under them A total of of the city Six store trol but kept in force a had been disposed of and looting in windows were broken In a curfew and a guard of Judge Vincent A strikes smashing windows gco acea of West Philadelphia large show window in a moss in the ravaged court shortly stealing merchandise aks bend to the blast of area in North until this morning through slum clothing store was the defendants before police could smashed a metal trash basket i lying jet planes at a nearby known as the jungle Air Force base and by 10 ST 14 were in first grade classes There were no incidents It was in sharp contrast to i Most of A total of 348 persons held on bail injured seven of them in Patrolmen armed with was hurled through a Most of the new outbreaks skirmishes with police Sunday the occurred on the northern fringe night More than 100 of the area constantly the devastated area A state jured were policemen rode in buses as complete he rioting that claimed said damage ready to rush into I liquor store was looted of contents when police rushed to By United Press International A rash of Sunday traffic dents pushed Ohio's weekend traffic death toll to at least 12 with three other deaths ing the total for the weekend to at least 15 The worst accident of the riod beginning at 6 p.m Friday and ending at midnight Sunday took place Sunday west of To ledo when a father and two daughters were killed in a on collision In all seven persons were killed in Sunday traffic mishaps Hot weather sent thousands of Ohioans to the beaches and pools but only two drownings were reported for the weekend period A Cleveland man was killed in a fall from the roof of his house The FRIDAY Jerry Cerny 80 Cleveland accidentally fell from the roof of his house here late Friday and was killed Mrs Hazel Vogel 63 Defiance was fatally injured Friday when a car driven by her husband Bernard 66 turned into the path of another car on Ohio 424 west of here SATURDAY James W Meadows 19 Rt 2 Jacobsburg and Page 5 Please ives when Negro James amount to several sections where trouble de- a grocery several blocks away dith enrolled at the dollars including Other police capture two boys of Mississippi at Oxford on Sept 30 1962 Seventeen Negroes had for classes at Biloxi one of four Mississippi cities ordered by the courts to make a start toward desegregation this fall One was rejected however when it was learned that the child's parents live out- side the state White parents sat in their cars in the vicinity of the four Biloxi schools long after their children had entered but there was no attempt to interfere when the Negro youngsters ap and walked shyly hold ing their parent's hands into the schools Seven Negroes entered Gor enflo three others began class es at Lopez elementary anr four entered Dukate an olc two-story building town shoe store window anc more than 14 stores in an area south of the embattled region were looted Bud Outlaw a Negro man was trapped in a tele- Paze 6 Please Water Will Be Off City water will be shut off from 1 p.m until 5 p.m day in the area north of nut st between Ninth and sts according to city service director's office Both sides of Chestnut st will be without water the report stated Record Crowds Flock to State Fair Horse Racing Program Starts Today COLUMBUS UPI Cloudy j the Ohio State Trot skies and humid II be followed by the ther only cut into attendance slightly Sunday and the Ohio State Fair was still drawing at a record pace as today's began An estimated 278.763 have made their way through die gates thus far about 300 over the total for the first three days of last year's record fair Attendance Sunday was mated at a good portion of which came from outside Columbus Of those 57.355 paid their way in and an mated 41.000 were visitors Today's program was geared to fraternal and service club exhibits and to the ladies And between and crippled children were admitted free treated to a lunch and 250 Ohio State Pace on Tuesday The grandstand show also was changed today with hillbilly medians Homer and Jethro and the Ginny Tiu family opening a three-day run with afternoon and evening performances A pair of misses named da picked up beauty titles in contests during the weekend Linda Grafmiller 18 an Ohio State University coed from sub- urban Upper Arlington Sunday night was crowned Miss Wool of Ohio in the field of 24 was Joyce Bartleson 20 lumbus also attending Ohio State Linda Spahr 16 Fairborn was chosen Saturday as Future Farmers of America queen in competition with 145 other con- Members of her court were Mary Saiter Ridgeway rode the rides free They came Cindy Sharp West Alexandria from about 50 counties i and Lynda Burnett St Marys The four-day harness racing Both girls will compete in h program with prizes totaling j queen of queens contest also began today night with the winner of that contest being crowned Miss Ohio State Fair of 1965 Sunday also a record price paid out at a livestock auction Bob Evans Sausage Co Colum bus bought the fair's grand champion barrow a Hampshire for from liam Nash Sharpsville That figured to per pound com pared with the record of set last year There were a few moments of unscheduled excitement at the Wall of Death motorcycle thrill show Sunday Jack Hutchens of Ocala Fla operator of the show was rid ing on the walls of the wooden tank when his motorcycle caught fire He scrambled out of the tank and was treated for minor burns The motorcycle set fire to the canvas tent aging it Pamela Ventura Berea who received a broken right ankle when she fell from a ferris wheel at the fair Saturday was released Sunday from ty Hospital Nasser Pledges Aid to Makarios NICOSIA Cyprus UPI President Makarios headed for home today from talks with United Arab Republic President Gamal Abdel Nasser He took with him a promise of sible assistance for his Greek Cypriot government against foreign A joint communique at the close of talks between os and Nasser in Alexandria Egypt called for cessation of foreign interference in the fairs of Cyprus so its people will have the opportunity to solve their own problems by their will The communique did not mention Turkey's threat to in- vade the island to protect its Turkish minority Both sides denounced for- eign bases which constitute a direct threat to world peace and security in the area This was a reference to the British bases now on the land and the possibility of their being replaced by NATO installations by ancient oaks The mother one of th Page 5 Please Main St Store Is Burglarized Merchandise believed to be valued at several hundred lars was stolen early Sunday from the Cussins and Fearn store on West Main st shocton police reported today Members of the police de- today are trying to find clues to the burglary while store employes check ry to determine what w a s stolen The burglary was ed at 3 Sunday when making their regular rounds of business places noted that door on the west side of the building looked like it as ajar They investigated and found that a door on the east side of the building had been aged A panel was broken out to permit the burglars to en- er the building and they left by the west door into the parking lot RIOT put their arms through windows of police cruiser following weekend rioting in North Philadelphia The car was damaged during violence which resulted in 348 persons being injured and 369 arrested Telephoto Weather Fair and cooler tonight low 55 Sunny slightly warmer Tuesday with high of 85 U.S Airman Is Viet Nam Victim SAIGON Viet Nam Lawmakers Return to Capital After Conclave WASHINGTON UPI to expand So gress returns today to continue cial Security coverage and in- 1 i i j vu Mini 111 M I wrangling over several key crease benefits by 5 per cent said today that an American Air Force captain was killed when Communist guerrillas fired on his plane near the edge of Hoa Air Base The spokesman also disclosed that four other Americans have been wounded by Communist mines and gunfire in South Viet Nam The slain Air Force captain was identified as Richard Dean Goss of Seattle Wash the added prospect I Backers of Johnson's medicare that a dose of presidential politics may be thrown in for good measure The lawmakers in recess program which would be by Social Security planned to introduce it a an amendment to the measure ing the past week for the Supporters of the care cratic national convention for elderly persons eager to wind up business and begin the campaign But ers indicated that it might be three to four weeks before Con- gress can adjourn Five Killed in Head-on Crash NAPOLEON UPI Five persons including four bers of a Trenton Tenn family were killed early today in a head-on collision on U.S 24 about 10 miles east of here Killed in the grinding crash John W Shininger 17 were Among issues still facing the The spokesman said House and Senate are Temperatures was killed along mecl High Sunday 84 low 64 One year ago high 83 low 62 Atlanta Boston Charleston Des Moines El Paso Indianapolis Los Angeles Miami New Orleans New York San Francisco Spokane High Low 87 81 86 78 95 95 86 93 91 86 67 63 Washington 90 Wichita 84 70 fiS 78 61 71 57 64 80 76 74 72 56 37 74 75 Collision Is Fatal ST JOHN Mich UPI Five members of the family of Donald Kretzler Defiance Ohio were injured and a Lansing Mich woman was killed in a collision Saturday at the junction of U.S 27 and Michigan 57 near here Obituaries Page 11 a state legislative pressed Appalachia region Defiance Ohio driver of one of IU lw I J L O I 1 predicted it would clear the the cars Ray CGu ledge Senate but the House approval was dim In the House outlook the driv er his mother Lois his Dale 6 and his sister were expected to give early proval to Johnson's SI proposal for revitalizing the 15 father Joe 54 and an uncle Virgil Sanders 37 student pilot Saturday foreign aid and one while practicing night landings i portion of President Johnson's at the American Hoa program Detroit were in 15 miles north of here U S are stationed at Scheduled as first order of business in the Senate was ai jet bombers the bases He said their bomber was fired on from ground immediately before crashed 200 yards from the end of the runway The spokesman said an in- was still going on By A E HEFFERNAN to determine whether the my ground fire was the actual BIRMINGHAM cause of the crash The church The captain was the used to reverberate with part of his gram Although both Johnson and GOP presidential nominee 1100 at 5 Negro Church Blasted By Bomb Is in Bowling Green with possible fractures lacerations and con- William Heller 20 Defiance was in serious condition in De- fiance Hospital with multiple j The Henry County sheriff's office said apparently j crossed the center line and smashed into the hicle but deputies said they had been unable to question any of Jhc survivors There apparently were no to the crash which took American to die in South Viet dom They were On Sept 15 1963 shortly in a remote area near Nam since Jan 1 1951 Of fatal dynamite demonstrate The words we shall over- were on everybody's these 188 have been killed in combat action Five-Day Forecast By United Press International i Ohio will and now only hymns are heard inside A quarter of the 675 members of Street Baptist Church services m the church be- Texas about 10 miles cast of this Henry County community Passenger Trains Collide in Holland ARNHEM The September's i Sunday church's They marked the official rebirth after age four to seven degrees Two local blast that killed four young trains crashed head-on today gro girls normal Representative normal high and low temperatures arc Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati Warming day and Wednesday and then tle change until turning cooler toward end of the week fall will total around train rose into the air near the Bridge cast of here First reports said four sons were killed and 12 in- ured The ceremony was and dignified The church last summer was the site of nightly mass ings of Negroes who heard i came a center of tragedy A dynamite explosion killed the girls in the Kills Woman they attended Sunday school The children were McNair 11 Diane Robinson 13 Cynthia Wesley 14 and Addie Mae Collins 12 Millions of people were shocked Almost immediately thousands of messages and nations of money poured in The church was rebuilt it a cost of one fifth Officials said the coach of stirring messages from by insurance the res leaders such as the scattered thundershowers fell on the third coach of Martin Luther King Jr At the rededication hospital following treatment day or other and thAn went on the street to from contributions WASHINGTON Pa UPI Mrs lanet 39 of Ohio died in ton Hospital Sunday about hours after being with injuries suffered when her auto failed to negotiate a curve on a road near here and rammed into a house The victim's husband t h Rev John pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Elyria was from only church music was sung for facial lacerations
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