Dover Daily Reporter, January 2, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter

January 02, 1964

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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - January 2, 1964, Dover, Ohio Shenangos Dover Plant "Strengthened' By Foundry Purchase Acquisition of a Columbus foundry firm, with the major side effect of stabilizing employment for 235 countian, was announced today by William P. Snyder III, president of the Shenango Furnace Co. of Pittsburgh. Operation of the firm, Bonney-Floyd Co. will be under Wendell McKown of Dover, general manager of Shenango-Penn, who will step up as general manager for both operations, reporting directly to G. Whitney Snyder, vice president, at the Shenango-Penn executive offices in Pittsburgh. “Purchase of Bonney-Floyd has enhanced our operation in Dover considerably,” McKown said this morning. “A flow of technical know-how between Dover and Columbus personnel and a joining of the 2 sales organizations certainly will improve our competitive position in the casting field. “There also is the possibility that the Columbus plant will get some of the heat-treating and X-ray work that the Dover plant The Dover plant in turn wilt machine some of the castings produced by Bonney-Floyd. Additional machining facilities may be required. “The move should provide greater work stability, leveling off the peaks and valleys created by orders throughout the year.” Snyder expressed pleasure “now that 2 of the nation’s old and well established foundry companies had joined forces.” All assets of Bonney-Floyd were acquired by Shenango Furnace for an undisclosed price. Snyder added that the Bonney-Floyd operation and that of Shenango-Penn, which have similar sales volumes, will be closely tied together. John Bonney Jr., who has served 7 years as Bonney-Floyd president, stated that he and other members of the board of directors had felt for some time that they could further serve the future interests of their custom ers, employes and stockholders by becoming part of a large progressive industrial organization. “Our employes will continue in their present capacities, although some will have their titles changed,” he added. “By joining Shenango, we shall have all of the advantages of working with one of the oldest and largest centrifugal foundries in the country, Shenango-Penn.” Acquisition of Bonney-Floyd follows on the heels of the Sep tember completion of a major remodeling and expansion program at Shenango-Penn. Bonney Floyd Co. was founded in 1906 and is one of the largest producers of castings for nuclear power service in the country. Since 1946, -.he company has produced a multitude of castings for atomic energy projects and related fields, ranging in weight from IO to 30,000 pounds. Other types are used in compressor shells, steam turbines. See SHENANGO, Pa se 2 George Smith (left) anti Vie Valaska, among those with new duties in the "expanded” Shenango Furnace Co. operation, look over one of the company's final products. ★ ★ 5 Get New Duties In Shenango Setup Promotions and-or advancements for 5 Dover and New Philadelphia men were included in today’s announcement by Shenango Furnace Co. of Pittsburgh of its acquisition of the Bonney-Floyd Co. of Columbus. Wendell P. McKown, general manager of Shenango-Penn here since 1959, has been assigned as general manager of both the Dover and Columbus operations. A resident of 429 Wabash Ave. NW, New Philadelphia, McKown will live in Columbus and commute to this area. Others involved in the purchase are: Victor W. Valaska, superintendent of Shenango-Penn here, to plant manager of the Dover operation; Walter W. Smith, chief engineer of Shenango-Penn, to chief facilities engineer of both operations; John MacLachlan, plant controller for Shenango-Penn, to controller of both operations; Wendell P. McKown Charles Flynn John MacLachlan Johnson Favors Peace Offensive DUNSON CITY, Tex. (AP)— sident Johnson is said to fa-an unrelenting peace offen-» in 1964. White House source report-that Johnson is determined seek new breakthroughs on :e and does not think the Parley Set On Health Cut The County Budget Commis-on, comprised of Prosecutor arian Spies, Treasurer Vie Mar-lelli and Auditor Donald Kin-y, was to hold a preliminary scussion this afternoon on the ■oposed 1964 budget and curtail-ent of services of the County saith Department. After fhe discussion, what hirer action will be taken has not >en determined. According to artinelli, however, the matter ll be submitted to the County ■ustees Assn., which has its an-lal meeting Saturday. Following that move, the Oom-ission probably will call in tunty health officials before aking a final decision on the dget. The Health Board on Tuesday nounced drastic reductions in rvices for 1964 because of ’’lack funds.** United States can or should wait until after the November presidential balloting before pressing ahead in this area. The source made available to newsmen Wednesday a summary of what was described as Johnson’s views on a broad range of topics. Some of the material was provided on condition it not be made public until today. Among key attitudes attributed to Johnson were these: The President plans to propose a comprehensive housing program and will discuss this today at his ranch home with Administrator Robert C. Weaver of the Housing and Home Finance Agency. Johnson expects Congress to pass a civil rights bill this year, as well as an $11 billion tax cut. He also would like to see passage of a program to provide Bee JOHNSON, Page 2 ON THE I NSI DE Around The World ..........23 Dear Abby  ...............25 Dr. Alvarez..............  .25 Dr. Crane ..........  25 Goren On Bridge ...........27 Horoscope ...................25 Hosipital News ..............23 Obituaries ....................2 Sports ........    15*16 Television ...................27 Women’s Pages  ........12-13 VOL. 60. NO. 146.    26    PAGES. Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Thursday, January 2, 1964 PHONE 4-2167    7    CENTS Charles (Chuck) Flynn, assist, ant machine shop superintendent, to production planning, supervisor of the Dover plant. Formerly of Houston, Tex., See DUTIES, Page 2 County Seeks Quarters For Judge Eckert County Commissioners, acting on the advice of Prosecutor Harlan Spies, have decided to ask interested parties in Dover to consult with them regarding rental of adequate space for the Northern District Court. Spies told commissioners today that there was no legal requirement forcing them to advertise for bids but that the law does make them responsible for providing adequate quarters for the court. Spies stated: “My impression is that the board has never actually let it be known it is looking for court space.” Commissioner Jacob Dummer-muth retorted “Until a recent letter, Judge Charles Eckert never actually asked for new quarters.” The commissioners said Eckert previously had asked about the cleaning of the quarters which the court now occupies on W. 2nd St. Commissioners said they were looking for floor space covering about 1,000 to 1,200 square feet. See QUARTERS, Page 2 Uhrichsville Council Votes Against Gates By Virginia Addison Telephone WA 2-4721 UHRICHSVILLE — City Council, upon recommendation of its safety committee, voted at special session Tuesday night against a Pennsylvania Railroad proposal for installation of gates at 4 crossings in the city. Dennison Council previously turned the proposal over to its safety committee for study. Uhrichsville councilmen decided to ask the Public Utilities Commission to conduct a hearing in Uhrichsville on the proposal. Speaking for crossing watchmen at the special session were Wallace Cool, W. A. Bower and L. H. Bennett. Voting not to accept the gates were Charles Dunn, Walter Henry, Floyd Andreas, James Petters and Gene Maxwell. Robert Morris voted “yes” and Robert Smith was absent. Also attending the session were D. S. Kilpatrick, R. H. Roseber-ry, Paul Tooth, D. E. Dell, W. G. Stucin, Jack Pancher and Harold LeMonte. Uh'Ville Firm Will Expand UHRICHSVILLE — Samuel S. Hall, president of Hall Gloves Inc., formerly the Martins Ferry Glove Co., has announced plans to increase the firm’s local facilities by 40 per cent. He said a 6,500 square foot addition will be the third major expansion at the plant, located on Herrick St., in 114 years. General Manager Herbert E. Schneider said the new facilities will be used for production, shipping, receiving and as a warehouse. Turner Begins Duties Victor Turner, newly-appointed county Board of Elections clerk, was given the oath of office today by deputy clerk, Mrs. Jennie Cole. Turner’s appointment will run at least until March 5 when the board reorganizes with the appointment of 2 members. Terms of Louis Streb and Roy Odenkirk expire on that data, Snowfall Measures 6 Inches In Area A 6-inch snowfall on New Year’s Day put a snail’s speed limit on traffic and brought street and road crews out in full force in Tuscarawas County. City crews, starting in the afternoon, worked until the wee hours this morning in scraping or clearing streets and sidewalks. In a number of instances the morning snowfall, which was interspersed with rain, caused some other havoc. Here and there, snow sliding off roofs damaged spouting and metal awnings and tree limbs snapped under the weight. Weather Observer E. A. Reiser of New Philadelphia reported precipitation totaled .86 of inch, including the snow. Denver Kohl of 811 Race St. celebrated his birthday Wednesday (claiming he was 39 again) but that fact didn't relieve him of duties which faced many yester-day. (Other pictures associated with the day, taken by Daily Reporter Photographer Ralph McKee, can be found on Pages 7, ll, 22, 23, 24 and 28). i*.-.; iv* .v.. Mrs. Robert Blake and daughter, Teresa. Daughter For Phila Couple Leads 'Derby' A daughter, born to Mr. and Mrs. David Mounts of 649 Hardesty Ave. NW, New Philadelphia, Wednesday in Union Hospital, is the early leader in Tuscarawas County’s stork derby. Named Erika Jo, she was born at 3:43 a rn. and weighed in at 5 pounds, 13 ounces. The mother is a nurse at the hospital and the father is manager of Siff’s Shoe Store in Dover. It was the couple’s first child. A number of prizes provided by Daily Reporter advertisers go to the first child bom in the new year. A doctor’s report on the day and minute of birth must be submitted to The Daily Resee BIRTHS. Pare 2 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Unaccustomed to the bite of severe winter weather, parts of the Deep South remained in the grip of a storm Thursday that dumped as much as 16 inches of snow on some areas before moving up the Eastern Seaboard New Year’s Day. Moderating tempera-tures were expected to give some relief to the paralyzing ice and snow that swept northward from the Gulf of Mexico across Louisiana to Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia and into the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia. There were 13 deaths directly attributed to the weather. Schools were closed in many sections and some colleges postponed registration for the new term. Driv <ng conditions remained hazardous in areas where refreezing left patches of ice on highways. In Georgia, Civil Defense headquarters received requests for aid from several north and middle Georgia towns as broken power lines left some communities without electricity and See SOUTH, Pare 23 After a Tuesday high of 24 and a low of 18, it turned warmer with Wednesday’s maximum being 31 and the minimum 22. December followed the weather pattern for 1963, being both colder and drier than normal. ^Weathervane TUESDAY High 24    Low    18 WEDNESDAY High 31    Low    22 Elsewhere In U.S. High Low Pr. Albuquerque, clear . 53 26    .. Chicago, clear ..... 30    28 Cleveland, clear ... 26 22 .46 Los Angeles, cloudy 80 56    .. Miami, cloudy ..... 69    52    .. New York, cloudy . 38 36    .. Pittsburgh, cloudy . 33 26 .68 St. Louis, cloudy ... 38 22    .. San Fran., clear ... 54 M .. Washington, clear . 37 30 .50 TODAY 7 a.m................ 25 SNOW Last 48 hours .. 6 inches TOMORROW Sunrise ............ 7:51 Sunset ............ 5:10 Hign 44    Low 22 Forecast: Cloudy and warmer. DAY BRIGHTENER We have no fear of sticks and stones — ifs those darn throw rugs that break our bones. Dover Police Cite I Drivers Dover police cited 2 drivers In 3 accidents over the holiday. John Moore, 65, of 327 E. 3rd St. was charged with ignoring a stop sign at Race St. and 2nd St. after his car struck one driven by Peter Weller, 17, of 1117 N. Crater Ave. at 6:26 Tuesday night. Weller sustained a bruised left knee. His car’s front was heavily damaged and the Moore vehicle had minor damage. An incident also evolved from the accident. The Moores’ small black dog disappeared after the crash and following a telephone call to the police station, the dog was found by police and the Moores at Gasser Dairy, where they were originally bound to get ice cream. Larry Van Alstyne, 23, of RD 3, Dover, was charged with reckless operation at 1:18 a.m. yesterday after his car clipped off a power pole at E. Front and Bet-scher Ave. Police said Van Alstyne, headed east on Betscher, ran across Front and into the pole in the cubb strip. At 8:20 last night autos driven by David Antonelli, 22, of 110 Union Ave. and Donald Davidson, 19, of 1532 Tremont St., collided at N. Wooster and E. 2nd St. According to Reiser, precipitation last month was 1.61 inches, or 1.15 short of the normal 2.76. Snow totaled 14.8 inches. The average temperature wa* 21.8, or 9.8 degrees below the normal average of 31.6. A high of 50 occurred Dec. 7, with a low of 4 below on Dec. 19. Normal yearly precipitation is 38.62, but 1963’r> total was 30.04. There were 53 inches of snow recorded for the year. Average temperature for 1963 was 47.6, compared with the average yearly temperature of 51.2. The high for the year was 94 on June 27 and July 18 and th® low was 17 below on the night of Jan. 23. Ohioans Get Generous Gilt By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mother Nature relaxed her icy grip on Ohio today after providing a highly generous New Year’s gift of heavy snow. The snow that measured a minimum of five inches in virtually every county tapered oft Wednesday night into flurries. The outlook for today and Friday called for partly cloudy skies and warmer temperature* with snow flurries ending. Traffic slowed to a snail’* pace in the Buckeye State’* larger cities on New Year’s Day. Cincinnati, with its hilly street* clogged with seven inches of snow, faced one of the biggest problems. Highway crews worked throughout Wednesday night in an effort to clear the streets for See OHIOANS, Pare 23 Mn, David Mount and daughter Erika Jo. Trucker Fined Record $2,038 One of the largest single fines In county history was leveled this morning by Central County District Court Judge Clarence Ferrell, a whopping $2,038 plus $5 court costs. The fine was paid by James Carrick of Willowbrook Coal Co. of Coshocton for James Wilkins of there, who was arrested by Patrolman J. W. Landrum for driving an overloaded coal truck. When the weighin w'as completed, Wilkins’ truck was 67,130 pounds, or more than 33 tons, over the legal load limit. Death Takes Rev. Miller, 19 STRASBURG - Rev. Leroy Miller, 79, retired Methodist pastor of 434 N. Wooster Ave., died of a cerebral hemorrhage Tuesday night in Massillon City Hospital following a 5-day illness. Born in Canal Fulton, his first church in the Northeast Ohio Conference was in Uhrichsville. He later served at West Farmington, Akron, Pleasant Valley and East Sparta where he held the pastorate 18 years. He then became associate pastor at Wooster, after which he was at East Greenfield and North Lawrence churches, retiring 2 year* ago. He was a member of Dover First Methodist. Surviving are his widow, Jean; 2 sons, Dr. David L. Miller of Rochester, N. Y., and John of Wayne, Mich.; 2 sisters, Mrs. Ila Callahan of Cuyahoga Falls and Miss Vera Miller of Akron; a brother, Marian of Akron, and 5 grandchildren. Services will be held Friday at I p.m. in East Sparta Methodist Church with Revs. Alva W. Taylor and David Bloor and Dr, Charles Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery at Canal Fulton. Friends may call today from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 at Gordon Funeral Home in East Sparta. Cafeteria Not Ready Supt. Leon Force announced today that the New Philadelphia High cafeteria will not open Jan. 6, as scheduled. “A few more days of work will be required to complete die project,’* he said. “Students will be notified a day in advance of the official opening.'* ;

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