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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter January 13, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - January 13, 1964, Dover, Ohio 7-Inch Fall, County Area A blustery Sunday afternoon arow flurry, which for a while appeared to be blowing itself out, was still at it at noon today with more than a 7-inch blanket on the ground and drifts of several feet. The snow squall, which is expected to end late this afternoon, closed all county schools, highways and back roads despite efforts of snowplow and grader crews. The heavy snow prevented many employes from reaching their jobs this morning and made others late. Deliveries, including rural mail, were slowed considerably, but Dover Postmaster Clifford Hagloch said all local carriers were out on schedule. The temperature failed to im-peed the snowfall. Yesterday’s high was only 17 degrees and the overnight low was 12. It was 13 at 7 a.m. today. The first big snowfall of the season was 6 inches Jan. I. * The heavy snowfall caused little damage, as Dover Light Plant, General Telephone Co. Co. and Ohio Power Co. officials reported “business as usual” this morning. Dover’s snowplow crews went out at 8 last night to clear main streets and downtown area and made noticeable headway against the fluffy onslaught. Service Director H. S. Ream said his men will remain on the job until all streets have had at least- one pass with a grader. Water Department Supt. Walter Hisrich has requested residents and merchants not to cover fire hydrants with shoveled snow. “It’s not going very fast,” Jim Rankin, New Philadelphia street superintendent, said this morning concerning the snow removal process there. He reported that 4 street crews were on the job and an attempt is being made to clear sidewalks with 4 other groups. Rankin said that 4Cft St. NW had been cleared 5 times and in each case it has drifted over again. Mayor Joseph Pritz said he was satisfied with the job being done, considering the equipment and manpower available. Mounds of snow are piled high in Public Square in New Philadelphia with most of the main arteries having been “hit” by the scraper blades. State patrolmen report that major county highways are snow-covered but passable. Drifting has created one-lane traffic on Route 21, north of Dover, on Route 16, south of New Philadelphia, and Route 39 west of Dover and east of New Philadelphia. All Carroll County roads are drifted shut. Sheriff deputies report all county roads are impassable Area wreckers were busy all morning towing stalled motorists out of drifts and ditches. % VOL 60. NO. 155. 16 PAGES Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Monday, January 13, 1964 PHONE 4-2167 7 CENTS Although strong winds kept most of the snow from gathering heavily on their chassis, these school buses weren’t rolling today and drifts made county driving hazardous. Joint OAS Authority Seeks Panama Peace By JOE MCGOWAN Associated Press Writer PANAMA (AP)—Amid some signs of diminishing tension between the United States and Panama, U.S. personnel returned today to the embassy building in downtown Panama. Diplomatic sources reported that the United States and Panama agreed to set up a joint authority with the Organization of American States in an effort to keep peace along the restive Canal Zone border. But agreement on machinery for the peace-keeping operation remained to be worked out in a final meeting of the OAS mission with U.S. and Panama representatives before the mission returns to Washington. U.S. personnel quit the embassy building and burned secret papers Friday, fearing that tile building might become a target for anti-U.S. demonstrations. Panama has broken relations with the United States and de- i nm ' m rn American Smoker Taking Spotlight In Health Debate Snow drifts and hazardous driving conditions have resulted in many activities scheduled tonight being canceled or postponed. Francis Hazard has announced that all Kent State University classes, including those at the Tuscarawas County Academic Center in New Philadelphia, Canton branch and on-campus have been canceled. There will be daily reports on the scheduling- The Tuscarawas County TB and Heath Assn. board meeting See PROBLEMS, Page 2 ★ By JOHN BARBOUR WASHINGTON (AP) - The American smoker—still lingering over the grim facts of a federal report branding cigarettes a health hazard—is center stage to a big audience this week. Legislators, investors, tobacco growers, cigarette manufacturers, legal and health authorities want to know first and foremost: Will he quit or not? Will he cut down? What will happen to cigarette sales? • Just how loud will the public reaction to the federal report be? On those questions hinge a number of important decisions in coming days: The tobacco companies have been invited to meet with the Television Code Review Board in Miami Beach Jan. 22-23. Subject: The federal report and what it means to cigarette advertising on television. The American Cancer Society’s board of directors meets this month to assess educational campaigns against cigarette smoking, called by the federal report the major cause of lung cancer, the leading fatal malignancy in men. Several bills will be intro it §| duced designed to better arm federal agencies to regulate the sale and advertising of cigarettes and to force the cautionary labeling of cigarettes as potentially hazardous. Federal courts may be the scene of another test of the scientific report. Will it encourage further damage suits against tobacco companies by lung cancer victims? Will it improve their chance of collecting? The new report—14 months in the making — cited cigarette smoking as the major cause of lung cancer, a significant cause of cancer of the larynx, and associated it with a number of other cancers from those of the oral cavity to the bladder. And there was an association —but not yet a proof of cause-bet ween cigaretttes and heart and blood vessel disease, and See SMOKER, Page 2 New Construction Tops IV2 Million In Dover For '6T New construction in Dover during 1963 totaled $1,676,545, Service Director H. S. Ream said today. The figure, along with building permits issued last year, was furnished in an annual report by his department to the Division of County Affairs at Columbus. There were 48 building permits for residences issued, with a value of $786,700. Commercial and industrial buildings worth $436,300 were listed on 25 permits, and churches and schools construction on 5 permits totaled $322,000. Miscellaneous construction (house siding, shed and garage construction and repairs, etc.) worth $121,545 on 123 permits made a total of 201 permits issued. manded guarantees for revision of the 61-year-old Panama Canal treaty in the wake of U.S. - Panamanian clashes on the Canal Zone border. The five-man delegation from the OAS arranged for a final meeting today to settle technical details for the peace authority proposed by Argentina. Informants said the United States and Panama would each have one military man and civilian on the authority, with a neutral OAS representative as chairman. Alfredo Vazquez Car-ricosa, Colombian ambassador to the OAS, has been proposed, they added. Diplomatic sources said it had not been decided whether the peace-keeping group would use military or civilian forces to police the border area. It was said earlier that troops from both the United States and Panama might make up the patrols. Edwin M. Martin, U.S. assistant secretary of state, represented the United States in the OAS negotiations and told newsmen at 1:55 a.m.: “We have made reasonable progress.” Galileo Solis, Panamanian foreign minister, said as he left the meeting: “Slowly we marching forward.” Representatives Thomas Mann, assistant secretary State for inter-American fairs, and Secretary of Army Cyrus R. Vance, agreed to a Panamanian government request to remain here for See PANAMA, Page 2 Phila Youth, 15, Is Traffic Fatality Darts In Path OfSemiTrailer Near Parral A 15-year-old New Philadelphia boy became Tuscarawas County’s first traffic fatality of 1964 at 4:10 Sunday afternoon when he darted from behind a bus into the path of a semi-tractor and trailer on Route 21 in Parral. Dead on arrival at Union Hospital was George Clark Zimmerman Jr., 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Zimmerman Sr. of 229 6th St. NE. Death was due to a fractured skull. According to state patrolmen, the youth had been roller skating and had gotten off the Columbia Roller Rink bus in Parral to visit- an aunt. Patrolmen said the boy, a 9th Grader in Welty Junior High was struck by the rig driven by Reader Ray Chumney Jr., 22, of 1229 Dover Ave., Dover. Chumney suffered contusions to his left hand, lacerated left See YOUTH, Page 2 This trailer rig jackknifed as its operator attempted to swerve away from the traffic victim. The rig slammed into the tavern at left before settling. are C. of af file Police Investigate Theft At Philo Clark Stempfley of 256 St. Clair St. SW, told New Philadelphia police at 9:30 Sunday night that some children stole a pipe and playing cards from his home. Police are continuing investigation. A billfold, found on Orchard Ave. Sunday morning, was turned over to owner John Clay, no address given, by police. 2 Are Injured In Dover Fights Two incidents on Broad St., which occurred at about the same time early Sunday morning, sent 2 Doverites to Union Hospital. Investigation by Dover police is continuing. At 2 a.m., hospital officials reported a youth had been injured in a fights Police investigation determined that Edward H. Chrusciel Jr. 18, of 2104 Wooster Ave-, had fought on the sidewalk on Broad St. with Ronald Staider, 19, of 217 Hemlock Ave., and was being treated for a possible fractured jaw. Staider, according to police, said he and Chrusciel “had not been getting along with each other for about 2 years.” Lewis Brown, age not given, of 446 Seneca Dr., was admitted to Union Hospital for a broken wrist, reportedly suffered in a fight with several other persons on Broad St. Brown is reported as “satisfactory” today. DAY BRIGHTENER Speaking of beatniks, anyone who looks like Abraham Lincoln can’t be all bad. A grim reminder of death-one of the boy’s shoes as it lays near the roadway. Auctioneers Pick Bambeck Herbert Bambeck of RD Dover, well-known area auctioneer and farmer, was elected president of the Ohio Auctioneers’ Assn. at its annual 2-day convention in Columbus last weekend. He succeeds Gene Slagel of Marion. Other officers are: Howard Jewell of Mt. Gilead, vice president, and Newt Dilgard of Ashland, secretary-treasurer. Bambeck is part-owner and auctioneer of Sugarcreek Livestock Auction Barn and is retained as auctioneer by the Cleveland Union Stockyards. Besides managing his dairy farm, Bambeck has been active in community activities and is immediate past exalted ruler of Dover Elks Lodge. OIC Studies Negotiations For Area Plant A Sunday afternoon meeting of the Community Improvement Corp. of Tuscarawas County resulted in the election of 9 directors and the first meager report on negotiations with a nationally* known manufacturer of women’s apparel who has expressed interest in the Dover-New Philadelphia area. It was apparent that representatives of the CIC have been in touch with the industrial prospect, which sponsored a survey in county newspapers to determine the potential female work force available in the area. A spokesman for CIC after the meeting at Hotel Reeves, said: “The meeting resulted in the election of directors who would serve until March of this year and the formal part of the organization of this group was consumated by the sale of memberships to most of those who attended.” It was indicated directors were to be in office only until March because at that time an annual election would be held and all See CIC, Page 2 rn® ON THE I N S I D ■ wm Tom Yoogtr of 1417 Dover Avo. found his trac-_ in right handy this morning to make Removal an easier chere. In some spots, #» drifts almost covered the machine. Around The World ............7 Dear Abby ..................15 Dr. Alvarez .................13 Dr. Crane ...............,...11 Goren On Bridge ............13 Horoscope .     13 Hospital News  .......... 7 Obituaries .................. 2 Sports ......................9-10 Television ...................15 Women’s Page .......6 READY FOR DISTRIBUTION. One of the first newspapers in the country to receive its shipment of the heralded Associated Press book, “The Torch is Passed,” The Daily Reporter today began distribution of the complete story of John F. Kennedy's assassination. The business office will be open from 3 until 8:30 today for those who desire to pick them up. They may be obtained at the office between 8 and 5 p.m. thereafter. Deliveries by other means will start this week. Editor Harry Yockey and Mrs. Mary Kay Mizer of the business office are shown above examining one of the books. 2 Are Fined In Accidents Two drivers were fined for accidents over the weekend, Dover police report. Ruth H. Haas, 49, of 914 Cross St., traveling south on N. Tuscarawas Ave., struck a truck driven by Franz Stucki, 50, of Baltic at Slingluff Ave. at 6:34 p.m. Saturday. Stucki’s truck had to be towed away by a wrecker. Mrs. Haas forfeited a $16.20 bond in traffic court this morning for driving left of center. Melvin N. Troyer, 22, of Winesburg, was fined $16.20 for speed excessive for road conditions after he lost control of his car while trying to avoid a truck on N. Wooster Ave. at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Trover’s car struck and broke off a telephone pole, north of County Road 80. Police still were investigating a traffic mishap which occurred at 11:25 this morning on Washington St. No details were available other than no one was injured. Monoxide Fumes Kill Uh'ville Tot UHRICHSVILLE — A 3-year- old girl is dead and her mother is unconscious and listed as “poor” at Twin City Hospital as result of fumes from a gas heater. Found dead in her parents* bed this morning at 10:30 was Rita Sue Romig, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl (Dorothy) Romig of 442 E. 5th St. The father also is a hospital patient. Mrs. Romig is expected to receive blood transfusions and is reported responding to treatment. The tragedy was discovered after the child’s grandmother, Mrs. Marie Maxwell, operator of the Maxwell Nursing Homo in New Philadelphia, became concerned when she telephoned the Romig home and received no answer. She used a citizen band radio to contact a neighbor, Lester Mehok, who went to the home. He heard an answer to his knock but Romig was too weak to go to the door. Learning this, Mrs. Maxwell and 2 sons, Robert Romig of RD 4, New Philadelphia, and James Romig of 424 E. 5th St., Uhrichsville, drove to tile homo and forced open a door. They found the girl dead and the mother unconscious in bed, and notified police. Mrs. Romig See FUMES, Page 2 Weathervane SATURDAY High 29    Low    IT YESTERDAY High 17    Low    12 Elsewhere In U.S. High Low Pr. Albuquerque, clear .29    8    .. Los Angeles, clear . 65 47    .. Miami, cloudy ...... 82    62    1.5S St. Louis, snow .... SI 17 .33 San Fran., clear ... 52 46 Washington, snow .. 27 M M TODAY 7 a.m............... IS SNOW Last 48 Hours .. .7 Inches TOMORROW Sunrise ............ 7:48 Sunset ............. 8:21 High 20    Low    0-5 Forecast: Fair and cold. Ice And Snow Are Blamed In Phila Crashes New Philadelphia police wert kept busy over the weekend, investigating several minor accidents, some caused by ice and the heavy snowfall. At 7:06 this morning cars driven by Edward L. Kilpatrick, 22, of 307 W. 3rd St., Uhrichsville, and Elwood W. Abbuhl, 59, of 1064 Miller Ave. NW, New Philadelphia, collided on W. High Ave. and Tuscarawas Ave. (S> Points). In an accident on Mill St. SW at 7:08 a.m. today, a car driven by John M. Bigler, 20, of 228 Church St. SW, New Philadelphia, struck one operated by Marjorie Hobart, 40, of RD 3, New Philadelphia. Bigler told officers his view was obstructed by a parked auto. Sterlin Collinsworth of 333 2nd Dr. NE, New Philadelphia, told poice at 7:02 this morning that he backed into a fence at th* borne of neighbor. An auto driven by Doris A. Echelberry, 20, of 224 6th St, SW, New Philadelphia, hit a metal fence at Tuscarawas Iron and Metal Co. on Bank Lana SW at 2:15 Sunday afternoon. See PHILA, Page 2 Two Facing Charges In Uhrichsville Fight UHRICHSVILLE—Police said charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest have been 1 filed against Edward Morrison of 729 Center St., Dennison, and James Mann of Norwalk after they were picked up Saturday at 8:21 p.m. following a fight in the Edgefield Tavern on Trenton Ave. Morrison is being held for a hearing in mayor’s court today and Mann was released on a $50 bond for a hearing on Jan. 18. Philo Committees Are Appointed Council President William Hill-ig announced today the complements of 6 committees which will be appointed tonight during the regular session of New Philadelphia Council in the Memorial Building With chairman listed first, th* committee makeup includes: Finance — Ted Riker, Comer Watkins and Paul Young. Contact—John Stratton, Young and Ricker. Service — Young, Frank McIntosh and William Hicks Jr. Traffic, safety and health— j Watkins, Stratton and Ricker. Parks, airport and cemetery —Hicks, McIntosh and Lloyd Dingei Waterworks and disposal— ;

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Army Cyrus R. Vance
  • Clifford Hagloch
  • Comer Watkins
  • Doris A. Echelberry
  • Edward H. Chrusciel Jr.
  • Edward L. Kilpatrick
  • Edward Morrison
  • Edwin M. Martin
  • Elwood W. Abbuhl
  • Frank Mcintosh
  • Franz Stucki
  • Galileo Solis
  • George Clark Zimmerman Jr.
  • George Zimmerman Sr.
  • H. S. Ream
  • Harry Yockey
  • Howard Jewell
  • James Mann
  • James Romig
  • Jim Rankin
  • John Barbour
  • John Clay
  • John F. Kennedy
  • John M. Bigler
  • John Stratton
  • Joseph Pritz
  • Lester Mehok
  • Lewis Brown
  • Lloyd Dingei
  • Marie Maxwell
  • Marjorie Hobart
  • Mary Kay Mizer
  • Melvin N. Troyer
  • Paul Young
  • Ray Chumney Jr.
  • Rita Sue Romig
  • Robert Romig
  • Ronald Staider
  • Ruth H. Haas
  • Sterlin Collinsworth
  • Ted Riker
  • Thomas Mann
  • Tom Yoogtr
  • Walter Hisrich
  • William Hicks Jr

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: January 13, 1964

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