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   Athens Messenger, The (Newspaper) - July 1, 1966, Athens, Ohio                                Page 2 THE MESSENGER, Athens, Ohio Friday, July 1, 1966 McBEE SEEKS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT STATUS Board Hires Teachers, Okays Project: Six teachers were hired and a contract approved for a new entrance to Athens High School during a special meet- ing of the city school board Thursday afternoon. City School Supt. Fred Chase told the board about a letter he received from Otis Simpson, a McBee Systems vice president and local plant manager. Simpson expressed a desire for the McBee plant site on Route 50E to be included in the Athens city school dis- trict if and when the area is annexed to the city of Athens. The plant site is now in the Federal Hocking school district. Simpson said the] Athens plants employ 706 persons, of whom 423 live in Athens, The Plains and Chauncey, while only 58 live in the Federal-Hocking school district. Chase said the hiring of the six teachers leaves only one vacancy, an instrumental music post at The Plains, New teachers hired at sal- aries ranging from to were: Joan Cox, BS degree from Baldwin Wallace College, three years teaching experi- ence, hired for Chauncey sev- enth and eighth grade. Doris Enter, BS degree from Central Michigan Uni- versity, two years teaching experience, primary grades at The Plains. John Daugherty, BS in edu- cation from Ohio University, 2G years experience, The Plains High School social studies. Patricia Blatt, BA from Marshall University, two years experience, English at Athens High and Chauncey. Marcia Reichard, BA from College of Wooster, no experi- ence, Athens High English. Phillip Bobo, BS in educa- tion from Ohio U., Athens Junior High English, social studies and seventh grade science, and Athens High head track coach. Chase said the board ac- cepted the request of G. A. Gardner to withdraw his resignation as Athens Junior High School principal. He now will be on the second year of a two-year contract. The board accepted the resignation 01 Edith Hofstat- ter, Morrison first grade teacher, and hired Dale Can- ter as a Chauncey bus drver. H and H Builders Supply was awarded the contract for renovating the front steps of the present Athens High School. The firm submitted the low bid of L. E. Yoho Construction Co. sub- mitted a bid of The present twin steps, in a bad state of repair, go t the second floor of the hig school. The new steps, re duced by half in number wiJl go to the ground floo level. A bid of from Tri State Roofing Parkers burg, W. Va., was accepted b the board for the reroofin of the Athens High gymna slum and parts of the Athen High School building. The board has under stud requests from the Athen County Community Action Program committee and th Beacon School for use of th vacated Sugar Creek Elemen tary School. Former AtJtens Resident Recoverim VIET NAM WOUNDS CARE CITED An Army intelligence offi- cer who once lived in Athens is mentioned in The Defense Supply Association's Review, national publication originat- ing in Washington, D. C. Although his name is not used, Athens friends say that Twyman is serviceman 1st Lt. Charles the injured whose Viet Nam care is laud- ed in an article written by the publication's editor, Lt. Gen. A. T. McNamara. Twyman, 25, is the son of Mrs. Margaret Twyman, for- mer assistant dean of women -at Ohio University. Critically hurt in a Viet Nam airplane accident last April, he h a s recovered and is home on leave at their Connecticut res- idence. Mrs. whose hus- was killed in an air- plane accident during World War H, is now with the Mo- tion Picture Association of America, Inc., in New York City. She left OU to become a dean of women in Texas, la- ter being executive secretary for the Junior League of the United States. Lt. Twyman was injured in Viet Nam when his light plane developed troub 1 e while he was on an intelli- gence mission, the Defense Supply Association says. The motor exploded, with metal parts crushing his skull and lacerating his face. A medical team took charge immediately and a surgeon "swiftly and careful- ly extracted the bone splint- ers and performed other nec- essary steps to guard against infection and prolong General McNamara writes. The young man was evacu- ated by air and admitted to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D. C., 10 days after his accident, the gen- eral continues. His article describes the system by which deaths from wounds are being held to less than one per cent in the Viet Nam fighting, com- pared to: 8.5 per cent in World War I; 4.5 per cent in World War II, and 2.2 per cent in Korea. He cites "fly- ing medics" in 50 unarmed helicopters as an important part of the system. Medicare Load Seen Sheltering Arms Hospital is prepared for the increased load that will come with Medicare, which begins today. The hospital has been approv- ed by the Department of Health, Education, and Wel- fare for serving medicare pa- tients by virtue of its accredi- tation by the Joint Commis- sion on Accreditation. TRAVEL SAFE WITH TRAVEL PLAN Issued for 3 fo 180 at Low Rates See or Call Us Before You Go On A Trip Protection at Low Cost! DONALD K. BARSTCW INSURANCE AGENCY DON BARSTOW 20 Mill Si. Phan. 593-8088 Four new beds have been added to Sheltering Arms by reorganizing some of the lar- ger rooms, but this is all the bed additions which can be made until the new mil- lion proposed hospital is built, according to Mrs. James Anastas, administrator. Another new measure tak- en because of the advent of medicare is the appointment of a "utilization committee" by the medical staff. Com- posed of three doctors who will serve one year terms, is empowered i.o review cases of "over-utili- zation" (remaining in hospi- tal .over three weeks) and 'under utilization" (remain- ing less than two In cases of over utiliza- tion, the committee is pre- pared to suggest rest home or convalescent home care to the doctors of patients who they believe need not be oc- Patrol Plans Full Holiday Operations The State Highway Patrol will be using all of its facili- ties over the July 4 weekend, according to Sgt. R. T. Fan- nin. commander of the Ath- ens post. He asked cooperation of area motorists during the long weekend. Every avail- able officer will be assigned traffic duty. Men of the pa- trol auxiliary will be on the job relieving regular o f f i- cers from desk duty, and they will also ride with highway patrolmen. Traffic law viola- tors will be cited. Sgt. Fannin said radar will be used to help detect speed- ers as well as patrol aircraft that will also be on the look- out for traffic tie ups and motorists in need of assis- More Memorials Are Planned For Hospital Two more memorials have been selected by contributor: to the Sheltering Arms Hos- pital building fund, it was announced last night at a meeting of the commercial gifts committee for the drive Committee Chairman Sam Altrnan said Mr. and Mrs. An- dy Kovlan are contributi n g cupying acute hospital beds, tance. EXPERT All Craft Aluminum Products 169 N. SECOND COMPLETE REMODELING ALUMINUM SIDING ALUMINUM STORM DOORS WINDOWS FREE ESTIMATES Phone 992-5570 Call Collect sf out of town. MIDDLEPORT SPECIAL OFFER WITH ANY MAJOt tEMODELING OR ALUMINUM SIDING JOB FREE... Ir PORTABLE T.V. WITH STAND Bells To Ring For Freedom, Safety Trea- surer John D. Herbert, Ohio chairman of the "Bells for Freedom, Bells for Safety" program is asking all Oblo- ans to ring any available bell during the four-day July 4 weekend. Herbert wants citizens to sound their bells for four minutes at 6 p.m. on Fri- day, Saturday, and Sunday, and at 2 p.m., Monday, both to warn' motorists to drive carefully and celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Squad Makes First Run From Station Athens firemen made their first run from their new Co- lumbus Rd. station Thursday afternoon when the depart- ment's emergency squad was called to the aid of an injur- ed workman. An employe on an Ohio University South Green dormitory construction pro- ject fell about 15 feet, while on the ]ob at p.m. Thursday, according to the squad. Edward Dawley, 37, Nel- sonville Route 1, suffer e d possible fractured ribs, a lac- erated left elbow, and multi- ple abrasions and br u i ses. He was given first aid by the squad, placed on a back board and taken to Shelter- ing Arms Hospital. HEAT WAVE IS UNBROKEN Athens was heading into its 13th consecutive day of 90 plus temperatures Fri- day as U. S. Observer C. L. Colmer reported a 9 a.m. temperature of 85, after an early morning low of 67 Thursday's high was 95. Colmer said rainfall dur- ing June amounted to 1.15 inches, compared to 1.91 for the same month last year. Patrol Cites Driver After Auto Collision John Frederick Zimmer- man, 16, Stewart, will be cited into Juvenile Court for driv- ing left of center in a two-car accident that occured Thurs- day on Route 144, east of Route 329, according to the State Highway Patrol. The patrol also investigated a minor two-car accident that occured on Dover Twp. Rd. 409. east of Route 685. for a family room Mr. and Mrs. John Jones for the x-ray examina tion room. The individual gifts com mittee, meeting on the prev ious ;ught had announce' that two of its members ha- also reserved specific memor ials at each: William H. Fenzel, administrator's of fice; Mr. and Mrs. Hunt e Hooe, information and tele phone desk. Other memorials and the facilities specified to d a t are: Altaian Departm e n Store, admitting of fice; Mr. and Mrs. Claud Steppe and Mr. and Mrs. Ba sil Rutter, lobby and waiting room; Mr. and Mrs James Anastas, labor atory waiting room; Hospita Guild, emergency treatment room; Dr. -nd Mrs Elaine R. Goldsberry, 000, two x-ray diagn o s t i rooms and a cystoscopy room Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Musser semi-private room Athens Oil Co., Fred S. and Fritz W. Wheaton, ex amination room; Mrs. Harrv Foster, Mrs. George Hunter and Mrs. Foster Harmon four bed intensive care unit: Mrs. Harlowe Car penter, four-bed re covery room; anonymous don ors, for a day room and for a solarium. Members of the two 39 man committees who will be 'ailing on prospective donors n the next month, were giv- en campaign brochures, leaf- ets explaining tax advantag- es and memorial selection Booklets. They said workers who missed either of this week's two meetings may attend a make-up session Juy 5 at The Ohio University Inn, Sheltering Arms Hospital Notes BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thomp- son, a daughter, Athens; Mr, and Mrs. Richard Craig, a son, Athens. ADMITTED Mrs. Clyde Feathers tone, Athens; Alfred Lindsey, Al- bany Route 1; Earl Seel, Ath- ens Route 4; Edward Dawley, Nelsonville Route 1; Craig Taylor, Athens. DISMISSED Mrs. Charles Elliott and son, Albany; Fred Mayo, Da- visville, W.Va.; Mrs. Norman Knapp and son, Athens; Wes- ley Walburn, Athens; M r s. Robert Saylor, Guy s v i 11 e Route 1; Charles Dunlap; Trimble; John Russell, Jr., Millfield; William W i 1 des, Athens. Amesville Masons Plan Annual Service AMESVILLE Annual July 4 sunrise services of Amesville Lodge 278, is scheduled to begin at 4 a. m. Monday, with the Mas- ter Mason degree to be con- ferred. No reservations are necessary for the a. m. ham and eggs breakfast, open to all Master Masons. LONG WEEKEND COMING UP! STOCK UP ON YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGES and DRIVE IN HANDY CARRY-OUT Wwrt ArapU Parking BILL BESCOi'S SIGN project agreement between the Soil Conservation Service and the Margaret Creek Conservancy District for a reservoir in Waterloo Twp. was signed Thursday. Perry Munn, chairman for the conservancy board of directors signs the agreement. Looking on (standing, left to right) are: John Millar, work unit conservationist, Athens SCS office; W. H. Wakefield, conservancy board member, 'and Paul Foster, a contract specialist, who was representing the state SCS chief. (Messenger Newsphoto.) Margaret Creek Conservation Lake Project Agreement Signed The Margaret Creek Con- servancy district board of directors Thursday signed project agreement with thi Soil Conservation Service fo the Wagoner Lake site in Wa terloo Twp. An SCS official said bids fo Workshop Set For Teachers Of Music Ohio University will spoil sor a five-day summer music workshop for elementary teachers from July 25-29, it was announced yesterday. The workshop, offered for the 16th year, is one of the .argest in the nation, the uni- versity said. It offers a con- centrated program of course work in classroom musica! activities, complemented witl exhibits and demonstrations by music publishing house consultants. Dr. Martha Wurtz, of the Ohio University school oJ music, is director of the work hop, which offers graduate or undergraduate credit. Dentist On Reserve Duty Dr. William Cuckler. an A.thens dentist, left recently 'or Fort Lee, Va., where he vill spend two weeks taking >art in the Army's annuai raining program for reserve rfficers. Doctor Cuckler, who holds the rank of captain in the dental corps, has bee.i assign- ed to the medical detachment, dental service corps, while at Fort Lee. Before opening a private >ractice in Athens, he served hree years in the Army as a dentist. Short Circuit Brings lichland Area Unit Richland area firemen were ailed at p.m. at the Swing-Away Driving Range n Route 333M at p.m. Thursday where an electric ervice line short circuited, "he fire was out on arrival >f the volunteers, with dam- ge confined to the electric ystem. Post Office Closed Athens' post office will be ilosed Monday, July 4, ac- ording to Arthur Comwell, 3ostmaster. There will be no or city delivery, but ser- :ce will be maintained at the boxes. Hearing Scheduled Mabel Swartz, Route 50 flfest, pleaded innocent Fri- j in Municipal Court to a harge made by her neigh- bor, Robert Cunningh a m, hat she dumped broken lass on his property. She osted bond for a July 8 earing. 57 YEARS SERVING ATHENS and S. E. OHIO f on GUI Depend On Vn Always! STRAWN PLUMBING and HEATING 72 N. Court Ph. 593-7355 Athens, Ohio jthe construction of the lake will be advertised about July 21. It should take about one year to construct the lake once the contractor starts. The bids will be submitted to John Hamill, secretary treasurer of the conservancy district. Estimated cost of the dam, according to the district work plan, is 873. Site 6, or Wagoner Lake, will be financed 18 per cent by funds from the Depart- ment of Natural Resources and the rest by the SCS. It will be about a 50 acre lake that will be surrounded by a 400 acre wildlife and recreation area. Site 6 located near the Dr. Robert Main farm in the Bak- er Rd. area would result in flooding part of County Rd. 81 but the road will be rais- ed about four feet to avoid inundation. The SCS and the conser- vancy district directors sign- ed a contract agreement for construction, mainten a n c e and operation of the site. Common Pleas Court has granted the conservancy board of directors the right to take possession of proper- ty (except buildmgs) request- ed in the suit against William K. O'Brien, Columbus, t h e owner of four acres needed for the site. The conservancy district has posted a bond with the clerk of courts, the value of the land as set by the dis- trict. The board of directors SPRINKLER OPERATOR The sprinkler system in the unoccupied Beasley Whole- sale building on W. Union St.. went off Friday morning, city police said. wanted a flood easement on the four acres. The defend- ant is still entitled to a trial. A board official said the district has easements on all of the other land needed for flood control and all the nec- essary land under option. Regional Unit Changes Are Discussed Some members of the re- gional planning commiss i o n for Athens County, the coun- ty commissioners and county engineer met Thursday night at the Columbia Gas Co. to make some changes in the by-laws for the planning group. Topics discussed included the number of representa- tives from each commun i t y and finances, it was report- ed. The proposed resolution of cooperation for the county- wide planning group will now have to go before the various corporation councils and then to the county commissioners. DARI "Al Sign of Ifca Flashing Cono" CONES 5c to 25c LEACH'S DAR! TWIST W. Union St. Athens. Ohio Jumbo Value! Package of 1OO 9-Inch Size Have plenty of sturdy paper plates on hand for summer cook-outs, picnics, snacks! 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