Dover Daily Reporter, February 18, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter

February 18, 1964

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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 18, 1964, Dover, Ohio Growing Reporter Acceptance Continues Day After Day The Daily Reporter HOME EDITION •Vt *.1LV VOL 60. NO. 186.    20    PAGES. Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia. Ohio. Tuesday, February 18, 1964 Serving Over 10,700 Familia* PHONE 4-2167 7 CENTS State School Board Readies Consolidation Proposals For Several County Districts By Richard Zimmerman Reporter Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS — Recommendations for consolidation of several districts in the Tuscarawas County school system headed by Supt. W. E. Laws and one Catholic high school for the entire county reportedly are forthcoming. State Department of Education officials would not verify the re ports but comments did indicate something of this nature is in the wind. “Even if I do make some side comments in this area, I will not suggest who should combine with whom and not even these general comments can be binding on anyone,” said Stanley L. Fox, secondary education supervisor. But he has made an on-the-spot study of schools in Tuscarawas County and said his reports should be in the hands of superintendents and school boards within the next 2 or 3 weeks. At least one city already has received its report, which is being studied by officials. Reports are not publicly released until officials receive copies. The extent of comments on the consolidations will be only that “such-and-such a school would be Three of the IO local women beginning instructions yesterday in sewing op-* orations are shown with their instructor, Barbara Hendricks (second from left). They are Mrs. Juanita Graff (left), Mrs. Carol Walton and Jeanne lannelli, all of New Philadelphia. *    ★    ★ IO Start Training Course For Bobbie Brooks Jobs Ten women commenced a training program at the Bobbie Brooks Inc. plant in Dover yesterday. Sidney Gross, plant manager, announced that a additional 6 women have been notified to start work next week. Under the supervision of Gross and Barbara Hendricks, an instructor, the new employes were given the fundamentals to be used for operating the sewing machines. One of the sewing operators, Mrs. Jerry L. (Connie) Ackerman of 335 1st Dr. NE, New Philadelphia, commented that the additional income will be used not only to further her own education through night courses, but also wiR be sent to her parents now living in Germany. Mrs. Ackerman came to this country 3 years ago with her husband and they have a 4-year-old girl Before taking the Bobbie Brown, Bolton To Attend GOP Lincoln Dinner Mrs. Dwight Goodman, chairwoman of the Republican Women’s Organization of Tuscarawas County, announced today that Ohio Secretary of State Ted W. Brown and U.S. Rep. Oliver P. Bolton will attend the Lincoln Day banquet Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in New Philadelphia Elks Auditorium. Brown will run in the May primary for the Senate against Rep. Robert Taft Jr., who will also attend the dinner. Former owner of The Daily Reporter, Rep. Bolton is currently representing the lith District of Ohio in the House of Representatives and is a candidate for Congressma n-At-La rge in the May primary. He is a member of the House committee on banking and currency. Principal speaker will be U.S. Rep. Frank T. Bow of Canton, who has represented the 16th District since 1951. State Sen. Kenneth Berry of Coshocton, representing the 17th, 18th, 19th and 28th districts, also will attend. Tickets may be obtained from Mrs. Goodman (7-2732), Mrs. Robert Mitchell (2-0867), and in the Twin City area from Mrs. David Shelley (922-5454) or Mrs. Jay Roth (922-3064). Strasburg Firm Hit By Thieves A breakin and tire theft at Haas Chevrolet Co. at Strasburg is being investigated by sheriff deputies. An official of the firm reported 7 tires stolen from the building and a car outside. Entrance was gained through a back door. Hie theft occurred over the weekend. Brooks job, she was a housewife and had worked for a short period in New Philadelphia. Mrs. Roger L. (Phyllis) Vaughn of 109 Race St., Dover, remarked that she would use the new income “for everything from rent to new clothing for her family.” Mrs. Vaughn has 2 girls, 'Kimberley Sue and Gloria Jane. Five years ago, she operated a relay station for the wmsssM ' ■> wm wmm ms? 1 Acts Didn t Appear To Be Going Righty Shoppers in downtown Dover last night saw some strange sights. First, about 6:10, there was a rabbit scurrying hither and yon in the Post Office block. He’d dash into doorways, apparently looking for a hot bargain. Then the motion of people would cause him to whip back into the street, where the blowing of horns by motorists who spotted him, sent the poor fellow scampering back onto the sidewalk. When last noticed he was hiding under a parked car. Then, about 8:45, shoppers were surprised to see a young lady, in bare feet, standing with 2 friends at W. 3rd and Cherry Sts. About that time a fire truck arrived on the scene. The laddies jumped off the truck, unloaded a ladder and placed it against the Cherry St. side of the building occupied by the Joe Weiss store. One of the firemen climbed to a second-floor ledge and tossed an object down to the barefooted gal in a white leather jacket. It developed she was demonstrating the New York Rockettes’ high kick for her friends and a shoe went sailing high into the air and came down on that narrow ledge. “I’ve been in the department 16 years and this is the craziest call I’ve ever answered," one fireman said. By that time the 3 young ladies were hurrying to their car a half block away, with nary a look back! M. & M. Trucking Co. and has been a housewife since then. This will be the first job for Sharon Ann Eklund of 702 Park Ave. NW, New Philadelphia, and she plans to use the new paycheck as “pin money." The other 7 sewing operators are: Shirley Ann Fish of RD 2, New Philadelphia; Mrs. Carol S. Walton of 628 Ray Ave. NW, New Philadelphia; Mrs. Carol Jean Maple of 124 9th St. SW, New Philadelphia; Naomi Jeanne lannelli of 838 Fair Ave. NE, New Philadelphia; Sue Ann Gerber of 1228 Tremont St., Dover, and Carol Sue Scott of 408 S. Tuscarawas Ave., Dover. Audrey R. Baker of Zoarville will serve as the office manager, and Edwin H. Ostrander of 511 Stillwater Ave., Dennison, will handle maintenance work. After Bobbie Brooks has reached full production, authoti-ties believe that the projected annual payroll may exceed $1.5 million, giving added spending power to local consumers. State Made BUC Switch For 'Service' By Richard Zimmerman Reporter Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS — The reassignment of Gilbert Robinson from the New Philadelphia office of the Bureau of Unemployment Compensation is a part of a drive for better investigation of claims, BUC officials indicated here today. John Craig, regional director of the U.S. Department of Labor and Employment Service, pointed out that there is no tieup between the present federal and state investigations into possible fraud in employment service records and Robinson’s transfer. An investigation was launched into 23 Ohio cities, but only ll offices have been covered because of recent budget cuts which affected the travel money used I by investigators. They have ' checked out bureaus in Warren, | Barberton, Marion, Cincinnati, Akron and Columbus. According to Williard Dudley, BUC administrator, the New Philadelphia office was one of 3 reported as having possible fraud in employment service records. “Robinson will only be temporarily assigned to the Carrollton office. ... We plan to use him to the best advantage as an investigator in the Canton office," said Frank Avren, public infor-See BUC, Pare 14 better off with a bigger district,’’ Fox indicated. He added that he will not even go as far as to .say j in which district the school j should go. He also stated: “We may recommend that a school emphasize its elementary part and give up its high school—but again it is up to the county as to how it solves the problem.” Asked about Stone Creek and I Baltic Highs, which have less than IOO students. Fox pointed out that he only has authority to revoke or continue school charters. “If a school meet* standards we continue the charter, no matter how small th® student population may be,” he explained. However, consolidations could result directly from Fox’s find- See STATE, Pare 14 HEAD CANCER DRIVE. Mrs. Louise Sherwood of 431 E. 3rd St., Dover, and Carl Ludwig of 2046 E. High Ave. Ext., New Philadelphia, were named today as co-chairmen for the annual Tuscarawas County Cancer Crusade of the American Cancer Society to be held in April. The goal is $18,000. Mrs. Sherwood is employed at the Reeves Auto Bank, while Ludwig is assistant manager of City Loan & Savings Co. in Dover. Forward Steps Suggested For Phila Schools Continued curriculum development, upgrading library facilities and expansion of “enrichment” areas in education topped the recommendations made in a State Department of Education report released last night at the New Philadelphia Board of Education meeting Mine Seniority Block Removed Brown Okays Taft Petitions COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)-Secretary of State Ted W. Brown certified his Republican opponent, Congressman-At-large Robert Taft Jr., today as a candidate for the U.S. senatorial nomination in Ohio’* May 5 primary. Brown, who had withheld certification for a check of petition technicalities, made his ruling after a 30-minute hearing in his Statehouse office. £; t    !JL.    - V'fcJH ON THE INSIDE k atty - xv"1 "J Around The World ..........14 Dear Abby ..................19 Dr. Alvarez .................17 Dr. Crane ...................17 Goren On Bridge ............19 Hospital News ..............14 Obituaries ....................2 Sports ....................11-12 Television ...................17 Women’s Pages ............8-9 Plan Sesqui At Shawsville SHANKSVILLE - Shawsville’* Civic Assn. proceeded with plans here Monday night for the village’s sesquicentennial celebration to be observed July 24-26. Garrison Shutt is general chairman, with assistance slated from Hugo Miller, Vie Baab and Clifford Hartline. Other committees include: Myron Troyer, Gary Menges, Robert Brown and Roman Hershberger, grounds; Milan Alpeter, Clark Sprankle and Dan Mast, entertainment; George Smith, Ralph Hershberger and Robert Butler, publicity; Duane Troyer, Ray Everhart and William Schenk, antiques, and Robert Schrock, Ivan Deetz and Karl Warn es, historical. The beard-growing contest will start April I and prizes will be given for the best “growths." Shawsville men caught without a beard or $2 shaving license will be subject to a 25-cent fine, plus imprisonment in the "doghouse,” after that date. Car Tachometer Stolen A tachometer valued at about $50 was stolen from a car owned by the Fred P. Potschner Ford Co. of 401 Wooster Ave., Dover, sometime Friday night, the manager reported to police yesterday morning. Prospects for reopening Midvale Mine soon brightened today following announcement that a disagreement over “seniority” rights had been resolved and that Robert Rutledge Jr. is in the process of forming a new corporation—the Midvale Coal Mine Co. Inc. Atty. Joseph Streb of New Philadelphia, who has been representing Rutledge in negotiations witii Local 1496, United Mine Workers, said “We believe that all the differences with the union have been resolved although no formal agreement has been reached.’’ Streb Mid a meeting was to be held today to set the number of shares of stock to be sold and the minimum capital required by state law to begin Council Has Routine Session Dover Council went through a comparatively routine session Monday night, suspending rules to approve one ordinance and passing a resolution accepting the contribution of $1,000 from the Dover Rotary Club for the construction of a picnic shelter in City Park. The ordinance accepted the application of Maurice B. and Florence Walter for the annexation of 1.263 acres off Crater Ave. Ext. to the city. It, along with several other pending zoning matters, will be discussed next week by the Dover Planning Commission. Park Committee Chairman Robert Bair reported that Rotary Club representatives and city officials had selected the site for the picnic shelter and that construction will get underway soon to permit use for the summer season. The shelter site is at the base of the hill near the skating pond lagoon and Minor League baseball field. Council also approved negotiations to purchase from Mr. and Mrs. Byron Schaar an acre of land in an 11.22-acre tract in the E. 2nd St. Ext. area for development of a water reservoir In that end of the city. Appraised land value is $2,500. Three matters were referred for committee study. Mayor C. LeMoyne Luthy asked Council to give serious consideration to “our storm sewer problems in all areas of town and to the extension of utilities, that is specifically light, water and sanitary sewers, to a 640-acre tract in the northwest section of the city which was annexed in 1960 and has a great potential for future use." Luthy recommended that the service and utilities committees, along with city engineer and service director, study these matters so that work could begin as Sea COUNCIL* Paia S Students Slate Musical Program At Sandy Valley SANDYVILLE—The Sandy Valley High Choral Department will present its second annual Midwinter Vesper Service Sunday at 3 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The program will include compositions by Bach, Beethovan, Zingarelli, Galrum and Morgan in addition to several spirituals. Soloist for the service will be Miss Mary Ellen Cairns, vocal music instructor for the Plain Local Schools. The high school choir will be directed by Sylvia Games and the junior high choir by Mrs. Clara Mae Elsass. Dempster Attends Study Session On Pension Finances UHRICHSVILLE — State Rep. Jess Dempster of here will meet in the Ohio House today with IO other members of an interim study group from the House and Senate, whose assignment is the problems of financing the police and firemen pension fund and alternative methods for improved financing. Dempster, who is serving his second term, was named to the committee as a result of a proposed bill to permit the auxiliary police and volunteer firemen to become a part of the statewide pension system. He stated he plans to meet with members of the police and fire departments of the various municipalities and abo meet with members et Rio auxiliary police and county lira department*. business. Frank Moliski, a certified public accountant for Richard Rea and associates of New Philadelphia was to attend the session. Another meeting has been set up next Monday between Rutledge and officials of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., present owners of the mine equipment and coal rights. “We are endeavoring to obtain necessary financing from local banks and institutions rather than from outside sources," Streb continued. “We hope to be able to wind up the deal then," he added. Robert Russell, an official for the union local, said this morning that he had not received any word on the seniority rights settlement. He said, however, that it could be possible Rutledge reached the agreement with Tommy Williams of Bellaire, district union representee, if he made a concession to hire 4 men, all over 60 years of age. Williams, contacted at 12:30 today, confirmed reports of the settlement and said that Rutledge has agreed to hire the 4 men in question if they can pass the physical examination. “I had a telephone conversation with Rutledge this morning,” Williams said, “to varify our understanding on the list and the manner in which the men would be called back before the production begins.” He added that “no obstacles remain.” He noted, however, that any of the 4 men could file a grievance if he were rejected during the examination and could prove that he was physically able. In conjunction with the report. which covers the 7th through 12th grades, the board set a special meeting March 2 at which time present and recommended needs will be considered for a levy to be placed on the May 5 ballot. Members of the finance and education committees, as well as Teachers’ Assn. salary committee, will meet to evaluate the financial status of the schools, which are expected to end operations on Dec. 31 this year with an anticipated deficit. Teacher salaries, which are below those paid by several other area schools, will be only one facet of the financial study. Library books and other equipment and pressing building needs also will be considered. The report, prepared by Stanley Fox, inspector for the state, is the first in 7 years. It reads as follows: “Citizens of the district, the board and administration are commended for the measures which have been taken to expand and modernize the high school facilities. The remodeled areas for science, business education, offices and library, together with the equipment additions, should contribute significantly to an improved educational program. “Tile daily program operates with reasonable efficiency under the many difficult conditions which the construction activities have created. The principal has made much effort, with the cooperation of the staff and pupils, to minimize these inconveniences. “In addition to building im provements there have bee® noteworthy developments in th® school program. Additions to th® program of studies include advanced foreign languages, psychology, economics, notehand and auto mechanics. Other offerings will be possible as improved facilities are placed in operation. “A review of the principal’* report indicates that teachers ar® assigned to fields of preparation and certification. Progress ha* been made in providing mort See FORWARD, Pat® 1$ v Weathervane YESTERDAY High 40    Low    19 The Weather Elsewhere High Low Pr. Albuquerque, clear . 42 25    .. Chicago, clear ..... 38    34    .. Los Angeles, clear . 69 50 .. Miami, cloudy ..... 73 71    .. New York, clear ... 36 31 Pittsburgh, cloudy . 40 26    .. St. Louis, cloudy ... 43 36    .. San Fran., clear ... 59 SO .. Washington, cloudy 45 31    .. TODAY T a m................ ai RAINFALL Last 24 hours . None TOMORROW Sunrise ........... 7:15 Sunset ............. 6:05 High SS    Low    27 Forecast* Cloudy, ®ooler. Heart Fund Has 1,000 Area ‘Visitors' More than 1,000 volunteers will conduct this year’s annual Heart Fund campaign, Tuscarawas County Chairman Lee Bierie said today. Door-to-door canvassers in many of the rural areas will conduct the drive this week, winding up on Heart Sunday. Dover workers will launch their canvass Wednesday, according to Mrs. John Ciereszew-ski, general chairman. Volunteers will return their donations to respective captains, who will in turn deposit them at the Reeves Banking & Trust Co. branch on W. 2nd St. Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. The New Philadelphia door-to-door drive began yesterday. Mrs. David Lewis and Mrs. Arthur Zurcher, co-chairmen, stated that the money should be returned to the respective captains, who are then to drop it off at the Peoples Bank on W. High St. between I and 6 p.m. Sunday. All area chairmen, with the exception of those towns in th* See HEART, Page 2 Man Loses Billfold Robert Rees of 1124 Crater Ave., Dover, notified police tivat he had lost a wallet containing no money but valuable papers in downtown Dover last night. i Contract Let By Twin City Water Board DENNISON—The Twin City Water Board met last night bul most of its business was tabled until its legal status is deter* I mined. I Dennison Council initiated plans on Feb. 4 to obtain a declaratory judgment as to whether Board of Public Affairs mem* hers are legally entitled to b® Water Board members. Hie board did award America® Service Station, operated by Charles E. Evans, a contract t® supply gas, oil and other *ssen» tials to the Water and Sewer Departments. Bids were also received from Johnny’s Gulf, \ Greenfield and O’Brien’s and I Gilly’s Gulf. The Board took no action on ® proposal by Ray and Albert Hel* ter of Holloway, who attended the meeting, to consider letting their IBM Service Bureau com* pute billings at ll cents each. This would not include postage or cards.    , President Earl Rectum* read a letter from the Hardinge Water I and Sewage Co. of York, Pa., o® a filtering plant they had constructed in Connecticut and it ! was decided that an ‘okay’ would be needed from the State Board I of Health before the board in-; itiated plans to see a plant iQ i operation.    j Jay Roth agreed to check on an agreement, drawn up by Everett Burdette, to supply th® departments with a backhoe. Solicitor Scott Harrison was asked for an opinion on the purchase of a new motor bike for the meter man. Regarding a request to Uhrichsville Council to authorize th* board to proceed with plans for an engineering report. Roth said (member of that council! it wanted to know if another engineering firm might be cheaper. Rectanus said the engineering fees generally are set up on a scale basis and that to accept a “cut-rate bid would possibly lead to a cut-rate job." The board authorized Supt, Arthur Brandyberry to attend a short school for water and wastewater treatment plant operators at Ohio State University March 23-27 and June 22-26. \ $25 registration fee is required. Board members Wade McGuire and Mayor Robert Cranker we*® not in attendance. ;

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