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Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - March 9, 1960, Steubenville, Ohio f Cold with light snow 16; 6 11; Tuesday 28; Tuesday March 1.21; March 0.06, year 7.67; year 17.0. STEUBENVILLE home Complete News Coverage of Wei Mingo Junction and the Tri-State Area Edition VOL. 154, NO. 236 PHONE AT 2-5311 MARCH 9, 1960 40 PAGES n Weekly by AOrt Copy Carrier Daily RESCUERS HEARING 18 TRAPPED MINERS AT SAFETY AWARDS Pictured are the principals at the annual safety awards banquet last night by the Jefferson County Industrial Safety Council and the Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Industrial Commission of Division of Safety and LEFT TO RIGHT are Dr. Charles E. management and industrial communication the guest James H. superintendent of the Division of Safety and who presented the award winners with William S. chairman of the Jefferson County Industrial Safety and Earl of the 4- Plan Approved For Relocation Of Water Lines Council Authorizes Director to Proceed With High St. Job City Council Tuesday authorized Service Director Frank Januszkiewicz to enter into contract for the relocation of the water iines in the area of the High Street Thoroughfare project without advertising for Other ordinances enacted Authorized the service director to advertise for bids and contract for the city Authorized the service director and the mayor to enter into a contract for the shop plans for a bridge -in the High Street Directed the auditor to transfer for the payment of recording Accepted the platting of the the Metropolitan Hous ing Council authorized the service director to accept bids for the relocation of the water lines after a motion to suspend the rules and hear the third reading on the ordinance was defeated Rules Suspension Opposed After the second Coun John Charles Sterling and Harold Dever voted against suspension of the Mr. Januszkiewicz informed Council the administration want to be absolved of any claims against the city for failure to move equipment on the We are not responsible for any claims against the he He informed Council the Awards Presented At Dinner County Industries Cited For Safety Recognition was paid and is a do-it-yourself pro awards presented last night ing the annual Jefferson County I The speaker warned his audience Industrial Safety Council awards banquet to those industries which achieved safety accomplishments during the past Some 350 industrial management representatives and plant person hel engaged in safety attended the dinner meeting at the Masonic The Jefferson County Industrial Safety Council of the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce and the Industrial Commission of Division of Safety and the annual accident prevention campaign in the area and stress safety for all employes of industry and provide plans for and means of improving conditions in district Dr. Irvine Speaks Dr. Charles E. a native Ohioan and a consultant in sales management training and industrial communication was the guest speaker at the awards Dr. presenting a fresh and new approach to a 24-hour a day subject labeled his talk Fidelity Selling in emphasizing that good selling begins at to COUNCIL on Page 2) Financial Woes Created By Snowfalls Service Director Frank Janusz kiewicz told City Council Tuesday night Old Man Winter put a heavy dent In the funds in the street maintenance and repair Mr. Januszkiewicz said snow during a period from Feb. 13 through March 8 had cost the city not including labor and equipment furnished by the water and sanitation The service director told Council he was making the report for their study in the next few days we are facing another crisis concerning the finances of the maintenance and repair He said the latest snow cost the city 13,403.85 and listed the cost of labor in the clean-up operations from Feb. 13 as He ported snow moving e q u i p m ent rental cost ' Later in the meeting Auditor Thomas McDonald told Council he had just enough funds in the maintenance and repair for one more payroll a little He said he was making the report iso Council would that going to have to do The city recently borrowed to bolster the sagging funds of the maintenance and repair It was estimated the borrowed funds would carry the department through to the first of A Valley Gas Firm Cites Huge Loss Manager Asks PUC For Increase to Meet High Costs Ohio Valley Gas Co. lost more than a million dollars in its Steubenville I. L. Briscoe of manager of the company's rate told the Utilities Briscoe testified during the first day cf hearings on the company's request for an emergency increase in The hearing is continuing The Steubenville district covers Jefferson and Monroe and the proposed rate increase would apply to natural gas serv ice in the homes and businesses of about 43,000 Ohio which also serves an Ironton district about 100 miles took over the Steubenville district at the start of 1959 from Manufacturer's Light & Heat Co Both are subsidiaries of the Gas System Inc. Revenue Fell Off When taxes and other factors are Briscoe Ohio Valley's revenues fell short of meeting costs last year In filing for the emergency increase two months company President Allan W. Lundstrum wrote commission that costs of furnishing natural gas service make this step Morton Lewis of New assistant treasurer of Columbia recommended the commission approve a 6.75 percent rate of John H. Zerbe of repre cept in isolated to boast of a record of which we can sincerely be Crusade to Sell Safety Dr. Irvine called for a to sell spelling out the letters of the word and placing a meaning on each He termed the need for a better concept of selling safety and accident prevention by placing the meaning of safety into life's He said was for resourcefulness in presenting safety in a manner ail can The letter was for sensitivity to the needs of the people in presenting a safety the speaker pointed He called the ability to learn and adopt that learning in the field of Dr. Irvine said the sixth letter was for desire to serve and the letter he said stood for the kind that makes people interested in saving the lives of others by proper safety he returned to the letter which he had He to AWARDS on Page 2) President Reports on Tour Ike American S. Relations WASHINGTON - President Eisenhower says relations between the United States and Latin America have reached all-time But a growing diplomatic storm with the Fidel Castro government of Cuba provided a sharp exception to the general picture Eisenhower painted in a nationwide television address Tuesday Eisenhower made no reference to Cuba as he reported to the American people on his 15,560-mile tour of four South American Despite the excellent relations he he said there were some notable even firmer partnership must be our he Statement Rejected Shortly before he Cuba rejected as insulting a statement by Secretary of State Christian Herter Monday denouncing implications by Castro that U.S. sabotage may have been involved in last week's explosion of an ammunition ship in Herter had called the accusation erroneous and and said it raised questions of the Castro regime's desire for better relations with this Cuba fired back Tuesday night a protest the aggressive tone derogatory to our national Foreign Minister Raul Roa insisted that Cuban representatives must be addressed with without descending to offensive utterances of a personal The State Department declined immediate In his Eisenhower called that despite the progress made in Lenting East the number of industrial Martins Wells ville accidents are not and other communities objecting to the will present his arguments after the company as will Robert White of counsel for a group of industrial Ralph N. former chief examiner for the commission and now an attorney for Ohio Valley said a lower wholesale rate approved by the Federal Power Commission for Manufacturer's Light which Ohio Valley gets most of its gas - means Ohio Valley can ask for less than originally The present he is 15.426 cents per 100 cubic feet for the first 1,000 cubic 7.625 cents per 100 for the next 4,000, and 7.425 per 100 for all over 5,000. New Rate Cited The new Mahaffey is one cent less per 1,000 cubic feet ineach step than one proposed by the utility in It is 29.0 cents per 100 cubic feet for the first 1,000, 7.7 for the next 99,000, 7.4 for the next 200,000, 5.725 for the next 5,000,000, 5.4 for next 18,000,000, and 4.4 for the next 200,000,000. Mahaffey said it represents a 75 percent or about a compared with a 16 increase first proposed two months CONTROL A group of past supervisors of the Jefferson Soil Conservation District supervisors and the present board of supervisors are In the front row are past district supervisors who Were presented certificates in recognition of their LEFT TO RIGHT are Mrs. Reid Scott of RD 2, who accepted for her husband the late W. R. Charles Kirk of Robert Simeral also of RD 2, W. McKnight of area U. S. Soil Conservation Back row to arc E. E. Davidson of East Springfield and August DeNardi of RD 2, Front row to are Walter Sutton of RD 1, John assistant Ohio Division of Natural the guest speaker at the 14th annual and Edgar Buchanan of East BACK ROW are to Robert Gray of Cunningham ot RD and Paul Ramsey of RD 1, his tour of South American most instructive and rewarding He stressed repeatedly that still impede the development of the best possible relationships between this country and its neighbors to the His speech set forth no new policy or specific proposals for dealing with Latin American problems although he declared this country's intentions to do what it can to help them speed their industrial Diversification of agriculture and Eisenhower would help many of the countries which depend for their economic well being largely on a single such as 2 Suspects Face Robbery Charges The Steubenville police reported plan to file robbery charges today against Michael 20, of 451 Railroad Ave. and Joe 21, of 716 North St. The pair is being held as suspects in the beating and robbing of George 44, of 324 S. 4th St. Monday morning in the 100 block of S. Commercial Detective Umberto Porreca said they have admitted robbing Mr. Loschiavo of about The police are also holding a 21-year-old S. 4th Street who has denied taking part. Mr. was taken to the Ohio Valley Hospital where he was treated for a laceration of the head and two loosened Heavy Voting By Democrats In Hampshire Kennedy Total Nixon Also Receives Top Ballot Amount N. H. An avalanche of Democratic votes in New Hampshire primary some Republican swept Sen. John F. Kennedy closer to the Democratic nomination for president But New Hampshire Republicans were as Vice President Richard Nixon surged past President Eisenhower's record vote of 56,464, set in the 1956 With 34 of the state's 300 precincts still to be the preferential vote for Nixon was 57,129. Tops Democratic Mark Kennedy's total with 39 precincts outstanding was 40,247. The tally smashed all previous marks in the Democratic In 1956, Sen. Kefauver and Adlai Stevenson together pulled 25,000 Four years after an even hotter Kefauver and former President Truman polled a combined vote of 35,000. Tuesday's election was the fist of 16 state primaries in this presidential In his spectacular Kennedy also tore through the customary 2-1 margin held by Republicans in New The percentage spread in this year's election appeared to be about 55-45 for the A of the returns from New Hampshire's 13 cities showed that Kennedy pulled more Supervisors Honored Soil Conservation Officials Elected Jefferson Soil Conservation District members elected three new supervisors and paid recognition to past county supervisors at the 14th annual meeting held last night at Wintersville Grange Reelected for three year terms were Walter Sutton of Ross Paul Ramsey and both of The holdover supervisors are Robert Gray of Knoxville and Edgar Buchanan of Past district supervisors honored by presentation of certificates Simeral and Charles Kirk of August DeNardi of Edson Davidson of East Springfield and Mrs. W. R. widow of W. R. Tribute for Others Others honored were R. C. formerly of Frank Cleaver of Mt. Scott L. Dawson of New Harold McCullough of Columbiana Taylor W. Floyd of Roy H. Ford and E. both Certificates to the honored guests were presented by C. W. of area U. S. Soil Conservation Conservationist Speaks Guest speaker at the meeting was John Ferguson of assistant Ohio Department of Natural who presented a brief history of the beginning of soil conservation with emphasis on water cannot conserve soil without water management and we cannot manage water without soil both go hand in Mr. Ferguson told his audience. Organ music was provided by Albert Huffman of Bloomingdale Mrs. Fred Kinney of Richmond gave a Soil conservation members also enjoyed a film Return to Sutton was master of Invocation was Offered by Mr. The soil conservationists for Jefferson County are Robert F. Jones and Gabriel Crew Within 500 Feet of Shaft Area Coal Fire Brought Under Control in West Virginia Pit W. Va. crew has worked its way behind the fire that has trapped 18 men four miles in a coal mine for more than 24 How they did it wasn't but an Island Creek Coal Co. spokesman said the fire was definitely under control and had been perhaps by means of a tunnel parallel the gas and section of the 500 r the should be within 500 fect of where the trapped men are believed to have barricaded the spokesman The word raised hopes again that the miners would be rescued We're very said vice of operations Outside the eight southwest of near the Kentucky men manning the and marshaling materials outnumbered the crowd of relatives and thinned by the bitter New up to four was forecast for the and temperatures were in the The snow started soon after and mountain roads in the area were turned into slick impeding Snow Crews Called State police sent a rush call to the Road Commission for cindering crews and assume that the trapped men have barricaded themselves said Robert M. manager of Island The company's Holden 22 mine eight miles from this West Virginia j. Mine Chief Optimistic Also optimistic was Crawford L. the state mines arrived here about 5 a.m. and conferred with mine officials foils Afterward he hopes are are confident the fire has been Wilson is no evidence of fire being but there is steam and Plans are made to proceed with fresh air to the area here we think the men N. T. vice president charge of operations for the coal said at 6 a. m. rescuers had reached within 600 feet Turn to MINERS on Page 2) Davis Goes to Zanesville New Type Parking Meters Purchased The city hase received 12 new parking meters in an effort to curb a wave of meter looting The meters cost Service Director Frank Januszkiewicz said the new type meter is insured against The meters cast iron Mr. Januszkiewicz said ihe meters will be installed where the looting has occurred most In the event the meters prove he then more meters will be bought for location in the darker areas of the The service director estimated that about 100 meters have been damaged and looted this City Ice Skating Sets New Record Steubenville Ice skating attend ance records were broken Tues day night when a throng of over 500 skaters jammed the Belleview Park rink during a two and a half hour Frank Y. recreation director Mr. Linton reported recreation throughout the early morning hours today on resurfacing the ice rink for Mr. Linton said a receptionist will be on duty today at the park from 4:30 to 7 p.m. to give skating The phone number is AT 2-0175. Skating today will be pend on weather conditions he Tuesday evening he said the receptionist received over one call per minute over a two hour to VOTE on Page 2) No Area Flood Dangers Seen The U. S. Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh today eased fears of a flood brought on by the unusually heavy The engineers report that there is no immediate danger of flood although a heavy moisture content in ice and snow has been built up in the watershed leading to the headwaters of the A 11 e g h eny and Rivers which form the A sudden sharp rise in temperature or a sudden thaw could cause flood engineers although there would be a 24 or 48-hour All precautions have been taken to protect locks and on the rivers including the new dam at Organization Changes Made by Bell Telephone William H. commercial manager of The Ohio Bell Co. here since Jan. 1, 1957, has been promoted to district commercial manager for Ohio Bell in Zanesville effective April 1, 1960. Mr. Davis will be succeeded by William E. Howard who is serving Ohio Bell as commercial manager in The organization changes were announced today by Douglas A. Steubenville district Mr. Davis will succeed Emmet W. Ramey in Mr. is transferred to Mr. a native of Columbus attended West High School there and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio Slate University in 1951, That same j he joined Ohio Bell as a sales He served in Columbus as commercial service commercial representative and manager bell ere his transfer He served in the Army from 1946, to 1948. I He is a member of Turner f & AM of to OHIO BELL on i Cuba Rejects Herter's Reply As HAVANA Tuesday night rejected as U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter's condemnation of Fidel Castro for his implication that American officials were responsible for last Friday's munitions ship explosion in Havana Castro's propaganda apparatus today loudly hailed Foreign Minister Raul sharply worded statement rejecting Herter's Another triumph for Cuba's - said latest development in the radio and TV The propaganda organs used the latest development in the heated word battle as tho basis for new appeals for public donations to pay for arms to use against made to U.S. charge d'Affaires Daniel M. took offense at the tongue-lashing Herter gave Cuban Charge d'Affaires Enrique Patterson Roa demanded that the U.S. it addresses itself to the representatives of the revolutionary government do so with absolute respect for their official status without descending to offensive to CUBA on Page 2) in today's WILLIAM H. DAVIS Transferred to Zanesville president of Steubenville Kiwanis member of the executive Committee and personnel chairman of The Red member of board of directors of Salvation Editorials Income Tax 10 Financial 34 Radio and 2) Sports
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