Tuesday, January 14, 1964

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Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1964, Dover, Ohio Fruitless Countdown Air and surface vessels Searched heavy seas 160 miles east of Jacksonville today for five persons forced to abandon sinking The Coast Guard identified them as and John their two and Christopher de Grabow skipper of the schooner the Ages and addresses were un Dont Miss The Around The World News Capsules 14 available as were the names of the The vessel left 10 for Thomas in the Virgin The last word from the 58foot schooner was a distress mes sage radioed Monday that wa ter was kneedeep in the cabin and that the passengers and skipper were going over the side in two All had life Navy and Coast Guard ships and planes searched for sur vivors all night and into Winds in the area were esti mated at 35 to 40 knots with seas running 15 to 20 peratures dropped to near The first emergency call was intercepted by the Coast Guard at I am sinking the See Page 5 The Torch Moving will be several days before the Dally Re porter Will begin principal distribution by mail and other means of the torch Is the Assoeiated Press book eontainina the complete story of the assassination of President John anyone who has ordered the which also contains many photographs in black end and also in may pick it up at the business office counter between 8 and 5 Approximately books were ordered by readers of the Daily f y Hits Hearts AP When an earlymorning fire destroyed the William Rodgers home Fri killing a son am daughter and injuring four other mem bers of the family of the tragedy touched the hearts of hundreds of Many persons telephoned the College Church in Wheaton which the Rodgers family at asking How can I help 46 his 45 and their and were in a hospital suffering from burns and cuts and frostbite suffered when they fled the blazing twostory His and were The three other children were sheltered in the homes of Rodgers is a free lance com mercial In addition to the deep personal the fire meant the loss of the fam ily its furnishings and the immediate means of Rodgers maintained an art stjdio in the home and he had lost all his working tools and some fin ished The offers of help included cash home furnish ings and four empty hornet See Page 5 Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County DoverNew January Serving Over Families January pHONE 4 CENTS Phi la Funds In Red Pressurized Panama Demand Rejected By US By JOE McGOWAN PANAMA AP Negotiations between the United States and Panama were deadlocked today after the United States rejected a Panamanian demand that it promise to review the Panama Cana treaty as a condition for resuming Diplomatic sources said the United States refused to make such a pledge under The peace committee of the Organization of American States scheduled another meeting to day with the and Pan amanian The com mittee postponed its departure for Washington in an effort to help restore diplomatic rela But Panamanian Foreign Min Becker Named Foreman For Jury Hearings Tom Becker of 457 New was appointed today as foreman of the January Grand Jury by Tuscarawas County Common Pleas Judge Raymond Fifteen of 20 charged by Judge Rice were selected for duty with another as Members will include Edna Flood of 923 Crater and Hannl of 222 13th both of Dover Rita Yoris of 215 Fair Gladys Kaiser of 130 2nd John Law Jer of 324 4th Dale Vogel of 1045 Union NW and Mil ton Lehman of 119 10th all of New Philadelphia Frances Welch of 504 Daw son Uhrichsville Orlan Stocker of 711 River and Henry Rothenstein of 513 Mul vane both of Newcomers town Charlotte Widder of RD Sugarcreek Walter of 203 4th Strasburg Mose Troyer of RD and Martha Glauser of RD Prosecuting Harlan Spies will submit 26 cases to the jurors will return indictments or no The group is scheduled to view the county jail Wednes day at 1 Slated For County Work By Ohio Power Approximately worth of improvements to transmission and distribution lines in the Do verNew Dennison Uhrichsville and the Sugarcreek area are slated for it was announced today by Ohio Power district Fred The improvements are a part of the companys program of expanding and im the facilities which pro vide electric service for customers in 53 Holmes Jury Convenes MILLERSBURG Holmes County Grand Jury will convene Wednesday at 9 ister Galileo Solis said his gov ernment would decide within 24 hours on a country to take over Panamanian affairs in final step in severance of diplomatic rela the White House said the United States has an obligation to operate the Panama Canal efficiently and securely and cannot allow the security of the Panama Canal to be The United States continues to believe that when order is fully it should be pos sible to have direct and candid discussions between the two WASHINGTON was reported today to have notified the United States that it intends to go through with a complete break in diplomatic relations and is demanding withdrawal of issued said the state after Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Mann returned from Panama and conferred with President Johnson for 2 hours and 20 min There were no outbreaks of violence although anti sentiment was still appar Signs reading Avenue of the Martyrs appeared on Pres ident Kennedy the street dividing the Canal Zone from Panama where some of the fiercest rioting occurred last In Panama business houses reopened and American personnel returned to the Embassy for the first time since they evacuated the build ing military authorities at See REJECT Page 5 DAY BRIGHTENER Anyone who can smile when everything is going wrong isnt doing much to remedy the sit Republican Don Clausen left wishes he were back in his balmy Cali forma instead of in the snowladen Clausen was luckyhe got his car but in Pittsburgh right those igloolike cars arent moving anywhere Street Crews Work To Clear Snow Mounds Snow removal operations in Do ver and New Philadelphia contin ued today following winters weekend which dumped more than 8 inches of snow throughout Tuscarawas Removal of accumulated mounds on streets in downtown Dover will begin at 2 to Service Director Ream said Sidewalk piles will be cleared Mayor LeMoyne Luthy and Ream have issued orders to po lice that any cars parked the downtown area after 2 will be towed away so that plows and other equipment can proceed without Ream also reported this morn ing that rubbish pickups will not be made until the snow cleanup is He said an an nouncement would be made as to resumption of New Philadelphia officials are looking ahead to the Mayor Joe Pritz indicated to day he is studying the possibil See Page 5 Planning Talks Are Postponed County Commissioners agreed today with the Regional Plan ning Commission to postpone the hearings scheduled 23 on the proposed subdivision Commission chairman Rjchard Demuth said he would contact Carroll Hill Associates of the firm which drew up the proposed to see what date would be conveni ent for its representative to ap pear for hearings which will be held separately by the commis sion and Commissioners said the main reason for postponing the hear ing was because of a meeting with county trustees scheduled the same Snowstorms Cause 17 Deaths In Ohio By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Weary road crews were gain ing the upper hand today after a snowstorm that crippled high way traffic in many parts of Ohio and left at least 17 dead in its Operators of snow no longer hampered by high were busy clearing snow drifts that crippled highway traffic in many The snow drifted as high as six feet or more Mon The nations death toll was at least The storm connected deaths in Youngstown rose to five Mon day John and Reginald both of died after shov eling their apparent Abel Brothers Plead Guilty Clarence and Leroy yesterday pleaded guil ty to breaking and entering and grand larceny charges filed un der informations before Common Pleas Court Judge Raymond Judge Rice deferred sentencing until a probation report is com pleted by Probation Officer Rob ert The pair was arrested by sher iff deputies last week in connec tion with numerous thefts in the Sandyville and Mineral City Doverites Lose Billfold George Lint of 259 Tus carawas notified Dover po lice at Monday that he had lost a black dog with white Lints telephone number is Sam Stover of 901 Wooster reported to police at that he had lost a black leather billfold about noon which contains a Cambridge Stovers telephone number is DOVER NAMES KSU REPRESENTATIVES School Board Committees Selected Standing committees and Do vers representatives to the board of trustees of the Tusca rawas County Academic Center of Kent State University were named at last nights 4hour Do ver Board of Education By Richard Mary Keller Nixon and Fred Bay were renamed to the Center a member of the Centers was given a Iyear a member of the Centers finance commit 2 and one All had been appointed for a oneyear term when the Cen ter went into operation 16 months The trustees will hold Us first reorganizational meeting Wednes Board President Dick Jennings named the following 1964 com with chairmen listed first Hanbart and Joseph Dorothy Ream and Eugene curriculum Dessecker and Han finahce Robinson and buildings and In other action the board Accepted the resignation of Robert secretary to the high school ef fective Approved attendance of Pifoci pals Glen Groh and Charles Wil son to the 78 Ohio Ele mentary Principals conference at Columbus and Emmet Riley at the American Associa tion of School Administrators at Atlantic City Established a service fund of to be used by the board or its representatives to promote the interests of the school sys Paid bills totaling for Page I ly of heart Most of the deaths connected with the weather were from heart attacks or strokes from the effects of shoveling which ranged in depth up to two at Kirtland in Geauga Winds with gusts up to 50 miles an hour piled drifts as high as 20 feet in some Hundreds of schools were clos ed Monday and a good number planned to remain shut Emergencies were declared vin Wooster and other Hundreds of travelers were stranded at plazas along the Ohio Turnpike after the storm hit late but all were on their way to their destinations by Monday Othejmotor ists had been forced to take refuge in private homes and Most major roads were pass able by Monday The turn pike was reported in good con dition from the Indiana line to the Elyria interchange and a normal 70 limit was in effect for that A limit of 40 was in force from Elyria to the Pennsylvania In that the driving lane was reported clear and the pass ing lane Twelve inches of new snow was reported at eleven at Marietta and nine at eight at Cleve seven at Columbus and six at Zanesville and three at In officials said major streets had been cleared Monday but that many secondary streets were in bad Police reported 176 traffic accidents had occurred in the Queen City since the See Page 5 YESTERDAY High 20 Low 4 Elsewhere In High Low clear 28 4 cloudy 27 17 Los cloudy 64 47 cloudy 68 48 New cloudy 22 10 clear 165 clear 25 4 San clear 54 46 clear 22 12 7 10 SNOW Last 24 Hours Inch TOMORROW Sunrise High 25 Low 5 Forecast Partly notso Council Told Bills Reveal Owed New Philadelphia in its first 1964 meeting last chose a new passed an emergency ordinance giving the citys consent to construction of US Route 250 in the and heard Mayor Joe Pritz declare he lacked money to pay worth of bills and had found 6 city funds had overdrawn their 1963 appropriations by Fritzs announcement on the poor condition of city funds did not surprise Council He had held a premeeting con ference with the finance com mittee and most members seem ed to have heard previously of the state of financial Pritz made his revelation after the auditor and treasurer month ly statements for had been Its not very pleasant for me to tell the mayor that the treasurers balance of does not present the true A report Pritz had read to the council showed a total of in unpaid bills Largest items were street public service 717 street radio and The water and payroll Pritz were leav ing to be Those bills will be the mayor assured but it will just mean that much less money with which we will have to Pritz said he had met with County Auditor Donald Kinsey Monday morning to seek increas ed Kinsey said he could not provide any and advised the mayor to draw against the funds to be provided under the 1964 budget to meet The 6 city department funds according to show an overdraft in their 1963 appro priations are street department health fire sewerage revenue ceme teries and disposal Five other operational funds See PHELA Page 2 Cronisers Statements Stir Huston By Virginia Addison Dally Reporter Staff Writer DENNISON Mayor Donald Huston today issued a look who is calling the kettle black statement in which he suggested Mayor Robert Croniser of Uhr ichsville clean up his own back yard in respect to statements made concerning his citys fi nancial support of the Twin City Water In replying to Mayor Croni sers Huston issued the following statement In regards to the statements made by Mayor Croniser I would like to make public the following facts Bonds on the water plant are paid on a 5050 divided equally between Dennison and Croniser states that there are more consumers in Uhrichsville and they contrib ute more to the funds used for paying off What he evi dently cannot comprehend is the fact the more people pay ing in Uhrichsville is the more people using water in Uhrichs therefore they are not pay ing for a thing they are not get See Page Z Mineral City Clerk Named By Curtis Jonei Dally Reporter Correspondent MINERAL CITY Village Council met briefly last night and confirmed the appointment of James Moore as village clerk as recommended by Mayor Ver lin Lee Mayor who showed up at the meeting despite being under the will make his committee appointments at the 27 Ben McNutt was hired as vil lage maintenance man and McNutt was named as the school Among items discussed were the budget appropriation for 1964 and filling the vacant village treasurers No decision was made on the proposed special deputy for the village and Sandy A few members expressed an opin ion that without the which would go into Northern District Court instead of the village cof the mutual law enforcement pact would be too costly to the Action on obtaining a sewage permit also is expected at the next Tom council member who became a new father rt wai not Unpaid Bills Nothing Hummed Says Former City Auditor Roland Hummell of New Philadelphia said this morning that the re ported deficit in city funds was caused by 2 his error and a drop in anticipated who admitted that his failure to pick up the June and August expenditures of the Street Department resulted in an overdraft which was not discov ered until the December balance was He however that at tempts to overemphasize the de ficits would smack of political He added that unpaid bills at the end of the year been carried over by the city in years past and that it is usually a routine matter to transfer funds within the financial setup to cover any overdrawn A check with the County Audi tors office indicated the follow ing The City was certified in real and personal properly taxes for 1963 by the County See Page 2 Commissioners Examine Proposal For University County Commissioners met this morning in a preliminary discussion with State Jess Dempster of Cecil Magoni of AFLCIO and Regional Planning Commissioners headed by Fred Zimmer of the Ohio Power concerning possible financing of a branch university News Briefs ATLANTA AP A federal judge ruled today that a million libel judgment won by Wally Butts was excessive and unless the former Georgia foot ball coach agrees to take a new trial will be granted the Curtis Publishing The ruling by District Judge Lewis Morgan gives Butts a choice of taking or having the case tried a sec ond building in Tuscarawas Zimmer explained to the com missioners that resenting the county labor forc met with them last Friday to discuss his proposal and asked the RPC to recommend actioa to the County Dempster said today he follow ed this procedure because ha understood it was the legal way to do He lamented the fact the commissioners had no legal council with them for the meet The state representative de clared his main interest at tha present was to get the commis sioners to place mill levy for 10 years on next Novembers ballot for a bond is sue estimated as the cost of a Placing the levy on the Dempster explained would qual ify the county for a stata study grant during 1965 to de termine the practicality and costs of the university See Page 3 Mother Dies Of Fumes Double Rites Arranged UHRICHSVILLE Joint fu neral services have been planned for Earl Dorothy and her Rita who died yesterday of carbon monoxide reportedly caused by a defective flue that vents a gas heater in their home at 442 5th The woman died at last 12 hours after being ad mitted to Twin City Her who also was overcome by the was re leased from the hospital The infant was dead yesterday morning when found by a grand Marie Maxwell of New Services for the mother and daughter wjjl be held at 1 Thursday in Lindsey Fu neral Home with John son Burial will be in Union Friends may call tonight from 7 to 9 and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Romigs parents were Harold Smith late Min nie Kline Surviving be sides her father and husband art 3 Robert of New Phil Harold of Tuscarawas and Donald of and a Anna Marie Sellards of Fire Chief Robert King re ported this morning that a hood on the chimney of the Romig home had not been installed properly and that only a small hole was provided for fumes to A clogged chimney has been See Page 3 ON THE INSIDE Around The World Dear Abby Crane Goren On Bridge Hospftal Obituaries Sports Television Wojcnens Paga Your Horoscope