Dover Daily Reporter, January 17, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter

January 17, 1964

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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - January 17, 1964, Dover, Ohio Growing Reporter Acceptance Continues Day After Day VOL 60. NO. 159.    22    PAGES. HOME EDITION Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia. Ohio, Friday, January 17, 1964 Serving Over 10,700 Families PHONE 4-2167 7 CENTS FROM SPACE TO POLITICS Glenn Takes Plunge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Lt. Col. John H. Glenn Jr., one of America’s original space age heroes, entered politics today. Flashing the smile he’s made famous over the world, the 42-year-old Glenn—first American to orbit the earth—announced he will be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the U. S. Senate from Ohio. He will oppose incumbent, 74-year-old Sen. Stephen M. Young for the nomination in Ohio’s primary election next May 5. He said he had passed up business offers which “would have made me a millionaire’’ to make the plunge. Aft (he same nounced he time, he an-was retiring from the Marine Corps. The grand ballroom of the Neil House was jammed by an estimated 400 newsmen and television equipment as he told of his decision. He said it was arrived at “only a few days ago.” The astronaut, famed for his quips as well as his dedication to the space program, rock ed the hall with laughter as he has done on hundreds of occasions since his triple orbit of the earth. In answer to a newsman’s remark that there had been recent criticism he was trading on his “name and fame” to enter the political field, Glenn said: “Men get to be known in many ways. Certainly any fame I have came from my work in the space program.” Almost bashfully he conceded “you have me over a barrel on this one,” and then looked at his dad and continued: “My father has been in the plumbing business in New Concord for many years. He was a good plumber and was well known. That’s where I got my good name.” The astronaut said that Congress “is an area in which I have had a life-long interest. To serve in a body whose actions help mold the destiny of America and the free world is certainly both a challenge and a high calling. “The purpose of this meeting then, is to declare myself a candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States See GLENN, Page 15 John Glenn leaves his Houston, Tex., home en route to Columbus where he made his political status known this morning. ★ MONDAY CONVENTION WRECKED? Glenn'Dagger' Sends Ohio Dems' Chairman Into Tizzy CAFETERIA OPENS. This is a portion of the renovated and expanded New Philadelphia High cafe-* teria, which was given a “dry run" test yesterday and which will open for students Monday. Leo Helbling, equipment supplier from New Philadelphia, cooked and served a meal to members of the Board of Education and school administrators in the "test." Principal William Fishel, who will manage the cafeteria, said the new facilities and equipment will accomodate more than 300 students when full operations are achieved. The cafeteria remodeling was part of a more than $600,-OOO renovation program at the Junior and Senior High buildings and several elementary units. The remodeled and expanded library also is nearing completion. Philo School Board Okays Bus Contract The New Philadelphia Board of Education, in special session last night, awarded a one-year contract to the Dover-Phila Transit Co. to transport pupils for the 1964-65 school year. The new contract, which will replace one that expires June IO, calls for payment to the transit firm of $72 a day for use of 5 buses. The figure is an increase from the $68.50 a day in the current contract. Vince Cardani, president and treasurer of the bus line, accepted the board’s proposal. On recommendation of Frank Fuerst, building and grounds superintendent, the board approved hiring of Gene Coutts of Blake Ave., New Philadelphia, as school custodian at an annual salary of $3,900. His one-year contract is effective Monday. Trucker Fined In Accident Trucker Laverne A. Carbary, SI, of 603 Walnut St., Dover, pleaded not guilty to a charge of unsafe operation in Dover Mayor C. LeMoyne Luthy’s court today but was found guilty and fined $10 and assessed costs of $6.20. Carbary told police after an accident Wednesday night on N. Wooster Ave., which slightly injured himself and 4 members of the Eugene Miller family of 216 James St., that he had purposely jack knifed his tractor-trailer in order to avoid a headon collision with the Miller car. Carbary said he lost control after striking the snow windrow in the middle of the street. John R. Metzger, 19, of 217 Winspear Trailer Court, New Philadelphia, pleaded no contest to a charge of speed excessive for road condemns and was found guilty and fined $10 and assessed court costs of $6.20. Blood Needed Mrs. John Kughler of Stone Creek, slated to undergo open heart surgery March 5, will need B positive blood donations. Donors may contact her by calling 34709, 5    \    *!.(.«'    immvwx    V    ,    .    V-    -    -    -    -    gg ON THE INSIDE a * em Around The World  ......15 (Dear Albby ..................21 Dr. Crane ...................21 Doctor Writes ...............21 Churches..................13-14 Goren On Bridge ............21 Horoscope ...................21 Hospital News ................2 Obituaries ....................2 Sports ....................11-12 Television ...................19 Women’s Pages ............8-9 Jurors Return 12 Indictments Tuscarawas County Grand Jury today returned 12 indictments, including one secret, continued 3 cases and dismissed 15 others. The indictments included 2 unlawful assault cases, one illegal breaking and entry, a manslaughter, an unlawful trespassing and 6 non-support cases. Information Oil secret indictments will not be published until a warrant is served. Arraignment has been scheduled by Common Pleas Judge Raymond Rice for Jan. 22 at 9 Gettysburq Choir Set Here Feb. 4 The Gettysburg College Choir of Gettysburg. Pa., will open its 29th annual concert season Saturday, Feb. I, with a 2-week tour into western Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. The 60 voice choir, which toured Europe during the summer et 1963, will appear Tuesday night, Feb. 4, in Grace Lutheran Church here. Dover Crews Resume War Against Snow The “cold war” continues in Dover but the weary snow battlers are making progress with numb fingers crossed. Another heavy snowfall would just about finish the troops—temporarily at least. Service Director H. S. Ream said this morning that street crewmen resumed work last midnight after about 4 to 6 hours sleep. Some of their efforts have been handicapped by equipment breakdown under continuous usage. Ream also said that Robert Croy, Street Department foreman, has been on th* job M to 20 hours a day since the big snowfall and without overtime pay. Sewer crewmen John Poke and Gary Guimenti have oeen working continuously since 2 a.m. Thursday because of problems which arose after they had assisted with initial snow removal. “It’s been a rough week,’* Ream commented, “and we appreciate the public’s patience and cooperation. If the weatherman cooperates we’ll soon be over the top.” Civil Service Tests Set For 8 Dover Jobs Examinations for service and secretarial positions in the city will be given Feb. 21, the Dover Civil Service Board determined last night. Dover has 8 job vacancies open, Dick Jennings, board member, said. They are electric lineman, water serviceman, heavy equipment operator (street sweeper), male clerk (electrical storeroom), school custodian, school custodian-main-tenance man, female office clerk, and school secretary. Minimum requirements for the jobs, Jennings said, are: A resident of Dover for 6 months or more (special skills exempted), U.S. citizenship and applicant must be between 18 and 55. Applications may be obtained from Howard Sharp at the Surety Savings and Loan Co., 218 N. Tuscarawas Ave., and must be filled out, notarized, and returned with a $1 fee to Sharp. First legal advertising for the examinations will be Jan. 31, Jennings added. Police Sergeant Test Signup List Posted At Station None of the 8 patrolmen eligible for promotion to sergeant have applied for the Civil Service examination, Dover Police Chief Garrison G. Groh revealed today. The announcement, which Civil Service regulations require being officially posted not later than 2 weeks before the Jan. 31 examination, was placed on Dover police department’* bulletin board last night. a m., with continuance if necessary. County Prosecutor Harlan Spies said that law demands at least a 3-day limitation before arraignment. During their 3-day session, the 15 grand jurors, as required by law, visited the County Jail and subsequently entered 7 suggestions with regard to improvement and correction of conditions there. Facing the illegal assault charges are Jack Clark, 19, of RD I, New Philadelphia, and Walter Brehm, 19, of RD I, Uhrichsville, who allegedly, on Nov. 6, 1963, attack Margaret Brown, 41, of 517^ N. Main St., Uhrichsville. Jerry K. Noakes, 27, of 250 2nd St. NE, New Philadelphia, was indicted for second degree manslaughter in connection with the death of Shirley Jean Solley near the County Fairgrounds on Sept. 20, 1963. The indictment reads that Noakes was operating an automobile while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. John Wilson, 31, of Hazel Park, Mich., will be arraigned on charges of having entered the residence of Joanne Wilson at See JURORS, Page 2 By Richard Zimmerman Daily Reporter Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS — Launching of John H. Glenn into the Ohio political atmosphere has sent both parties into orbit and started an endless chain of speculation of “why” and “what now.” Pundits who were praising the Ohio Democratic party for finally looking like a unified state organization are sulking and Democratic State Chairman William Coleman is in a frenzy. The party’s endorsing convention, set to meet Monday, is in an impossible position. Sen. Stephen Young is scheduled as their keynote speaker and has County Dem Delegates To Hold Caucus Atty. Kenneth Ferrell, county Democrat executive committee chairman, said today that the 7 delegates to toe Ohio party caucus in Columbus on Sunday will meet in New Philadelphia tomorrow to plan their course of action. According to the county bylaw's, Atty. Ferrell, County Court Judge Richard Musgrave, central committee chairman, and State Rep. Jess Dempster are the automatic delegates. Joe Cappell, Harold Knapp and Eugene Hanhart of Dover and Danny Johnson of New Philadelphia are the appointees. Announcement of delegates to the national convention, including those from the 16th Congressional District, has been delayed pending a statement of intent from President Lyndon Johnson to Ohio Democrats. The Ohio situation was further complicated by Astronaut John Glenn’s announcement that he would seek the Senate seat now held by Stephen Young, who was to have been the Ohio party’s second choice as “favorite son.” already been set up as second choice favorite son, after President Johnson. Yet most of the delegates will be watering at the mouth to endorse Glenn, if for no other reason than almost without exception they belive he would be 5 times the stronger candidate to oppose Cong. Robert Taft. Of the 3 alternatives open— endorse Glenn, endorse Young or not endorse anyone for the Senate — the latter choice would lead to the best temporary solution. But it would mean toe idea of a pre-primary convention would die at the very moment of its birth. Its death might finally mean the beginning of the end for its creator, Chairman Coleman, as well. Meanwhile, former Gov. Michael DiSalle is laughing in the wings. He went on record against the pre-primary convention idea some time ago. Only if Young steps out would the state-wide Democratic party be anything other than the shambles it has been for years. Some say he will, but his closest See 'DAGGER’, Pace 15 Tax Deadline Is Extended The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals yesterday approved County Treasurer Victor MartineHi’s request for an extension of time for payment of real estate taxes and assessments to Feb. 14. Mar-tinelli was forced to make the request because of delay in mailing of tax statements to county residents. The treasurer today said he hoped all statements will have been mailed by Jan. 31. This will allow at least 2 weeks for payment of taxes, although he said he hopes that most taxpayers will have 20 days or more notice of same. U.S. Consul Seized, Freed In Zanzibar WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department received word today that U.S. Consul Frederick P. Picard III, seized at gunpoint Thursday in Zanzibar, has been released and has reached Dar E* Sallam, Tanganyika. AP Assigns Second Plant For Book Work Donald K. Petterson, third secretary at the U.S. embassy on the island off the African East Coast, was released from house arrest, the department reported, but remained voluntarily on Zanzibar. He is expected to resume contacts with the new Zanzibar government which ousted the regime that took over when Zanzibar gained independence. The four American newsmen restricted by Zanzibar officials to their hotel are also expected to be released, but there was no word this had actually been accomplished. Picard, who has been acting as charge d’affaires in Zanzibar was flown to Dar es Salaam, Tanganyika, in a plane provided by the Tanganyika government. Picard had been seized Thursday in the lounge of a Zanzibar hotel in the midst of an argument with hot-tempered Zanzibar President Abeid Karume. The discussion arose when Karume stormed in to denounce the American newsmen for stories he said they had attempted to file on the uprising in the tiny country. Picard tried to defend the See U.S. CONSUL, Page 2 I I A    !■_*__ M   _         _ Highlights Week “National Junior Achievement Week” Jan. 27-Feb. I will be commemorated in Dover-New Philadelphia by a 2-night open house in the JA Center at 425 Belmont Ave., New Philadelphia, Leonard uff, JA executive director, announces. Five student corporations, 4 manufacturing concerns and the other service, will meet Jan. 28 and 30 and the public may observe the miniature corporations, complete with corporate boards of directors, officers, stockholders and banking and accounting systems, produce their products. From 7 to 9 both nights refreshments will be served and door prizes awarded. Climaxing the week will be a dance from 8 to ll p.m. Jan. 31. Proceeds from the “Winter Serenade will go into the JA scholarship fund, which awards grants to JA members at the business year-end banquet. Music will be provided by “The Sting Rays.” Any high school student at Dover, New Philadelphia or St. Joseph’s High may get tickets from Junior Achievers in each school. Tickets are 75 cents stag and $1.25 per couple. The dance will be staged in New Philadelphia’s Elks auditorium. MAKE WAY FOR PROGRESS. Traffic was temporarily detoured on the south side of New Philadelphia yesterday while Ralph Simmers & Son, Movers and Erectors, transported a house owned by Percy Britt from Clay St. to Blake St. Ext. The move was necessary for construction of the Route 250 and 8 bypass. Britt plans to remodel the house in its new location and prepare it for occupancy. The movers encountered no difficulty with road conditions as they had put a snowplow to work along the route, but the narrow street caused them to remove a telephone pole, lamp post and some shrubbery near the new site. Requests for “The Torch Is Passed” still are being received by The Daily Reporter as initial purchasers show it to relatives and friends. But all of the 2,100 Associated Press books on John F. Kennedy’s assassination received in the initial shipment were spoken for and therefore new orders cannot be filled at this time. The Daily Reporter hopes to obtain an additional supply and if it does announcement will be made well in advance. The Associated Press today said that orders still are coming in half as fast as the books can be produced at Poughkeepsie, N.Y., publishing plant. Another plant in Racine, Wis., will go into production shortly to help fill the demand. The Associated Press has received in excess of 1,900,000 orders of the handsome, folio-size volume containing 800,000 words and numerous pictures. It is one of the most amazing success stories in book publishing history. Orders by some metropolitan papers have exceeded 70,000 and some still are receiving them at the rate of 1,000 per day. Daily Reporter readers who were fortunate enough to be included in the first shipment may obtain the book immediately at the business office, between too hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. every day except Saturday when they may be called for until 4 p.m. Mail distribution now is in progress. but it will be at least another week before it is completed. Historical Unit's Annual Meeting Is Slated Sunday David Wright of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District will give a talk at the annual public meeting at the Dover Historical Society at 2 p.m. Sunday. He will give details of tho $2-million Atwood Lake resort development project on which work will be started early this spring. The meeting, open to the pub-lie, will be in the former parsonage of St. John’s United Church of Christ on Wooster Ave., directly across from Memorial Hall. The Historical Society maintains a museum in Memorial Hall, wlgch will be open for inspection following the meeting. si/ -- -Weathervane YESTERDAY High 35 Low 25 Elsewhere In U.S. High Low Pr. Albuquerque, cloudy 43 18 Chicago, cloudy — 32 22 T Los Angeles, clear . 64 46 Miami, cloudy 71 67 • t New York, cloudy . 36 31 • • St. Louis, clear — 31 17 • • San Fran., clear ... 56 50 • t Washington, clear .. 41 17 • t T-Trace TODAY 7 a.rn............ 25 SNOW Last 24 hours none TOMORROW Sunrise ......... 7:47 Sunset .......... ... 5:26 High 38 Low 24 Forecast: Cloudy and warmer. DAY BRIGHTENER A dollar isn’t worth a dime unless you spend it, and then it’s worth about 50 cents. ;

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