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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - March 4, 1964, Dover, Ohio New Addition! See Indians" Reporter Harry Jones, Page 13 The Daily Reporter Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas tinnily HOME EDITION «• % Serving Over 10,700 Families VOL. 60. NO. 199.    44    PAGE:S.    Dover-New    Philadelphia,    Ohio.    Wednesday,    March    4.    1964    PHONE    4-2167    7    CENTS Ruby's Trial Begins By KELMAN MORIN DALLAS (AP) - Jack Ruby stood before a jury of four women and eight men today and entered a formal plea of innocent to the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President Kennedy. Dist. Atty. Henry M. Wade, facing the 52-year-okl defendant, then read the indictment charging that Ruby did “with malice aforethought kill Lee Harvey Oswald by shooting him with a gun.” The indictment was dated Nov. 26, two days after Oswald was shot and four days after Kennedy was assassinated during a motorcade in downtown Dallas. Defense counsel told Judge Joe B. Brown that the defendant was pleading innocent by reason of insanity. Judge Brown was absent Tuesday with a cold and Judge J. Frank Wilson sat for him while the jury was completed. The return of Judge Brown to the case appeared to be a first in Texas. “I feel better,” Brown said as he walked through a crowd of reporters and photographers outside the courtroom. As an indication of an "anything - can - happen" show, K Poletti as "Molly Brown" looks on in horror as Gary Finzer, (Leadville Johnny) heats the coffee, unknowingly burning up a fortune. Hoffa Jurors Busy' CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) —The jiffy in James R. Holla’s trial on charges of attempted jury tampering tries again today for a verdict that he says will determine his future as a labor leader. The four women and eight men deliberated 2 hours and 35 minutes Tuesday night before U.S. Dist. Judge Frank Wilson sent them to bed at IO p.m. Ha! W. Bulten, 69. a retired sales executive, was elected jury foreman. The jurors are considering six weeks of testimony on government charges that Hoffa, president of the International Teamsters Union, aided and abetted five other men on trial with him in trying to fix the 1962 jury which tried him on a conspiracy charge in Nashville. The Nashville jury, from which three jurors or prospective jurors were excused on grounds that someone tried to contact them, never was able to agree. Conviction could mean up to 15 years in prison and $15,000 in fines for Hoffa. For the others, it could mean up to 5 years and $5,000 each. Maybe In November Dennison Delays Annexation Vote Petitions Snag Phila Rezoning On the vote of members of the New Philadelphia Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals, Mayor Joe Pritz will ask Appeals. Solicitor Donald Zimmerman to I determine the validity of the petition submitted by Byron and Helen Schneiter for rezoning of their 4 lots on the east side of 4th St. NW, between Carrie and Grandview Aves. NW. The action came at the end of a heated public hearing Tuesday night in the Municipal Building, when Richard Rea, planning commission president, flatly refused to consider the petition until Zimmerman had studied it. At the Feb. 23 Council meeting, Zimmerman said the Schneiter petition had sufficient signatures, representing the majority of property owners in the one-block area containing the 4 lots which are asked to be redesignated as ‘‘business lots.” The solicitor instructed Council that the request would have to be referred to the Planning Commission and tile Board of Zoning When Mayor Pritz presented a counter petition last night from residents in the area, it was discovered both petitions in several instances, contained the same signatures, and each had been signed by persons who are now deceased, Mrs. Lulu Benson and Mrs. Eugene Quillen, among approximately 30 persons at the hearing, rose to say they had signed both petitions but wanted to withdraw their names from the Schneiter request. Dominick Ferchill said he also had signed both, but now wanted to withdraw from the counter petition. Rea noted that the Schneiter petition was undated and had been submitted “several” years ago. Francis Finley informed See REZONING. Page 9 Marilyn Chamberlain, the alternate "Molly," wears a lard-bucket "crown" and dreams of be-coming queen of Denver society. Molly Brown Cast Ready For Opening After weeks of rehearsal and hard work, the cast of Little Theatre’s production of “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” indicated at last night’s first dress rehearsal that they are ready for Thursday’s opening night. Curtain time is 8:15 in the theater on the corner of 5th and Carrie St. NW New Philadelphia. Reservations may be made by calling 5-5555 between I and 3 and 6 and 9 p.m. Tickets are still available for Friday and Saturday’s performances this week. The play will also run March 11—14 and 1ft—21. The play is directed by Paul Jarvis, assisted by Michael Rapport with Jim Baker as musical director and conductor. Lucille Flora will provide piano accom p a n i rn e n t and Leon Chamberlain is technical director. Supporting east and chorus members for the musical include: Bonny Bibby, Judy Boffo, Linda Daley, Joan Sickafoose, Jeanette Hoffman, Judy Morgan, Katy Urfer, Charlotte Deu-vall, Dorothy Partridge, Nancy Monigold, Donna Moore, Mary Margaret Breeding, Nancy Schriever, Corinne Deardorff, Carolyn Maurer; Carol Warner, Phyllis Brad-field, Mary Harmer, Rick Gos-lee, Bob Hartz, Andy Hoffman, Dennis Holmes, Ben Keffer, Dick Shell, Johnny Davis, Bob Rob- See MOLLY, Page ll Kennedy Book Deadline Set NEW YORK i AP * - Orders for “The Torch Is Passed,” The Associated Press book memorializing the death of President John F. Kennedy, have reached a total of 3.091,000, Additional requests continue to come in at a rate of more than 100,000 a week. The Daily Reporter will accept orders for the book until noon Saturday. The orders must include a check or cash in the amount of $2.06. The announcement about the book was made on AP leased wires Dec. 5, before a line had been written. By the time the first books rolled off the presses in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Dec. 31, AP newspapers and newspaper readers had ordered more than a million copies, sight unseen. After the books reached the See BOOK, Page 9 Road Employes Seek New Pact Fifty-three workers of the Tuscarawas County Road and Bridge Department have been summoned to a special session of their union, Local 195. American Federation of State. County and Municipal Employes at 7 p.m. Friday, to discuss negotiations for a new contract with the county. Union officials, Leonard Si-monetti, president. William Lawyer, secretary, and Floyd Burrier, treasurer, met for it hours Monday afternoon with County Engineer Charles Young and Road Supt. Clarence Schwab to present 18 recommendations with regard to the now contract. Young delivered a flat “No” to 8 of the suggestions, immediately endorsed one. noted that 3 are already a part of the union contract, promised to get a i ruling on the legality and possibility of 3 and asked for further clarification on 3. Young also informed the union heads that by the time of (he Friday meeting, he would have ready a “new statement of policy” as approved by Prosecutor Harlan Spies. This is the first union negotiation since April 29, 1961. when a statement of policy and a wage scale were signed between the county and Local 195. There is no actual expiration date to the contract which, according to union officials, dates back to 1937. Five of the proposals which Young rejected dealt with extra pay: (I )■—An increase of 50 cents per hour for road maintenance work. <2>—Automatic pay increase ii cost of living rises. (3)—6-day work week. with 6-day vacation every 6 months (this is contrary to civil service law). (4)—If anyone works on Sat- Se«> EMPLOYES, Page 9 By Virginia Addison Reporter Staff Correspondent I JENNISON—V illage Council ’ s failure last night to pass an ordinance as an emergency measure will delay a vote on the proposed Dennison-Uhrichs-ville annexation and school con solidation until November. It now will be necessary tor ! Annexation Ordinance 1454 to haw 2 more readings and it then will be too late to put the issue on the May ballot inasmuch as the filing deadline is March 5, or HO days prior to balloting. A delegation of 18 was present to ask passage of the ordinance but the vote to suspend the rules , and approve it as an emergency measure was defeated when : Councilman C. O. Crown and John Dooling. president pro-tem. voted against the suspension. Because Mayor Donald Huston was absent. Dooling was permitted to vote after a ruling by j Robinson Brick Plant To Close Roy Hadden, general superintendent of Robinson Clay Products Co. plant in Parral, announced today that the plant on the Strasburg-Bolivar Road will be shut down for good sometime this week. The closing w ill affect 40 men now employed, but Hadden added that “a small force will remain to complete loading and shipping of brick out of the yard for the next 3 or 4 months until the entire stock is eliminated. “Actually, the decision was made in the last 2 weeks, and no arrangements have been made to find the men new jobs,” he pointed out. “However, we have resumed operations at the Parral plant and hope to be at full production by next week.” Hadden stated. The Parral plant had been shut down for the last 2 months. Production workers were recalled Monday. Solicitor Danny Johnson. Councilmen John Freeman and Byron Cahaney assumed the responsibility for not having pre sented terms of the annexation earlier but said the delay was not intentional on their part. The terms were presented to Freeman at a joint meeting Stone Creek Charter Loss Slated In '65 By Richard Zimmerman Daily Reporter Columbus Bureau COLUMBUS - An Ohio Department of Education official said today that Supt. E. E. Holt will recommend to the State Board of Education Monday that Stone Creek-Jefferson High’s charter be revoked effective June 30, 1965. The statement follows yester- I day’s announcement that the lifting of the charter would be recommended on tile basis of deficiencies listed iii a January inspection of the school. The official added that the Sci* CHARTER, Page 2 with Uhrichsville councilmen in December. Solicitor Johnson explained that annexation laws date hack to 1869 but that the statutes themselves do not contain enough information on the procedure to be followed. The Action for Annexation I Committee was asked if it intended to take legal action if Council did not act on the ordinance and replied in the affirmative. Wade McGuire and Don Coventry, representing the Board of Public Affairs, were informed that the papers for the declaratory judgment were drawn up but the mayor had not signed them. Johnson sui id he had a 12-page petition ready to be presented. McGuire wanted to know who was going to represent the board in the suit and Johnson agreed that it would need representation. He ventured the opinion that the prosecuting attorney might represent it. McGuire questioned him on whether the Board could get someone from the Utornev General’s oil ice and the solicitor said that might be possible. Coventry questioned the fact that the solicitor was only rep* See TWIN (TTY, Page 2 Strasburg Urged To Study Future The Ohio Department of Education’s report on Strasburg-Franklin Local School District pointed out that the “board of state.” was the fact the high school “is continued, for the present, on the lust of .schools approved by the education and citizens should carefully consider the potential of increasing educational efficiency and effectiveness which A report on the Baltic Local School District can be found on Page 5. In his survey, school superv isor Stanley L, Fox, was critical of the district s “heavy turnover of the teaching staff.” He said it “indicated a need to evaluate “terms and policies’’ of ployment.” Hi-Spot Plans Are Announced Plans for remodeling the Hi-Spot Grill at 221 N. Tuscarawas Ave. were announced today by Al Greco of Navarre, owner of the building which was gutted by a $35,000 blaze Feb. 22. The remodeling will cost between $80,000 and $40,000, Greco LVar Abby would be possible by becoming part of a larger administrative unit.” Title 3-page report was studied last night by board members during a regular meeting. Most important to the board Around The World said. In a meeting yesterday after- Doctor Cha no Doctor Writes noon with James Knapp of Marr, ^*oren On Bridge Knapp, & Crawfis Architects Inc. of New Philadelphia, and Donald Hinson of Hinson Construc- Horoscope Hospital News Obituaries tion Co., preliminary plans were ^)rts discussed. “Nothing can be done, however, on clearing the debris from the place until the insurance adjustor arrives, probably Tuesday or Wednesday of next week,” Greco said. “The Hi-Spot is going to have to be rebuilt from top down ” Carl Barlock of Dover will continue to lease the establishment, Greco added. Television ..... Women’s Pages 13-14 .23 10-1! Fox continued that “every ef fort should be made to establish conditions which favor the school in attracting awl retaining well-qualified staff members." The deficiencies listed included: •md—The high sci (OO I does not meet the criteria for a permanent high school center.” (It was noted at the meeting last night that tlu* high school enrollment is only 4 pupils short of tilt' state standard of 240.» “(§Y-4Library resources do not meet the quantitative requirements. Present volumes number 1,429—15,000 volumes required). Generous budgets will be needed to meet thus standard. There shoo kl be continued emphasis on adding hooks and other re.sourc-es of high quality. The library room also does not meet req unrest e STRASBURG, Page 7 Program Complete For School Dedication Linette Courtright and Bill Shell, "Prince and Princess Delong," offer a toast to Molly after she has achieved success in the Parisian social whirl. Noted Phila Teacher Dies Miss Ethel G. Stonebrook, 70, of 709 Tuscarawas Ave., New Philadelphia, retired teacher and well-known church worker, died following surgery, Tuesday night in Union Hospital. Born in Bakersville, a daughter of the late Harry G. awl Rhoda Hinds Stonebrook, her father operated the Acme Printing Co. in New Philadelphia awl was president of the Citizens Budget Co. there for many years. Miss Stonebrook was graduated by New Philadelphia High in 19U and attended Kent State University. Her first teaching assignment was at the Tuscarawas County Children’s Home where she served 2lz years under the late George W. Kelley, superin-tewlent of the home at that time. She then taught in the New See TEACHER. Rase ll Final details for the dedica lion ceremony of Dover High’.s remodeled and new facilities were announced today by Supt. Emmet L. Riley The program will include a welcome by Dick Jennings, president of the Dover Board of Education, and presentation of the building by architects Richard Outcait and Carl Guenther of Cleveland. Guest speaker will be Dr. E, E. Holt, superintendent of public instruction for the State of Ohio. An active participant in numerous educational and civie organizations, Dr, Holt is a member of DEA, NEA, A ASA and the current first vice president of the National Assn. OI Chief State School Officers. He has been with the Department of Educa tion since 1957. Music will be provided by the Dover High School Band under the direction of A. W. Houk. Rev. Alva Taylor of the First Methodist Church and president of the Dover Ministerial Assn., will give the invocation Also taking part in the program will be Larry Brown, an E. E. Holt State School Executive Eagle Scout, awl Richard Bryan, Student Council president. Prior to tile tor mal ceremony, a dinner will be held in Union Country Club for Dr. Holt, county school supern tendeiiis and a representative of local boards of edueat win ;

  • A. W. Houk
  • Al Greco
  • Alva Taylor
  • Andy Hoffman
  • Ben Keffer
  • Bill Shell
  • Bob Hartz
  • Bob Rob
  • Byron Cahaney
  • Carl Barlock
  • Carl Guenther
  • Carol Warner
  • Carolyn Maurer
  • Clarence Schwab
  • Corinne Deardorff
  • Danny Johnson
  • Dennis Holmes
  • Dick Jennings
  • Dick Shell
  • Dominick Ferchill
  • Don Coventry
  • Donald Hinson
  • Donald Huston
  • Donald Zimmerman
  • Donna Moore
  • Dorothy Partridge
  • E. E. Holt
  • E. Holt
  • Emmet L. Riley
  • Ethel G. Stonebrook
  • Eugene Quillen
  • Floyd Burrier
  • Francis Finley
  • Frank Wilson
  • Gary Finzer
  • George W. Kelley
  • Harlan Spies
  • Harry G.
  • Harry Jones
  • Helen Schneiter
  • Henry M. Wade
  • Hinson Construc
  • J. Frank Wilson
  • Jack Ruby
  • James Knapp
  • Jeanette Hoffman
  • Jim Baker
  • Joan Sickafoose
  • Joe B. Brown
  • Joe Pritz
  • John Dooling
  • John F. Kennedy
  • John Freeman
  • Johnny Davis
  • Judy Boffo
  • Judy Morgan
  • Katy Urfer
  • Kelman Morin
  • Larry Brown
  • Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Leon Chamberlain
  • Linda Daley
  • Linette Courtright
  • Lucille Flora
  • Lulu Benson
  • Marilyn Chamberlain
  • Mary Harmer
  • Mary Margaret Breeding
  • Molly Brown
  • Nancy Monigold
  • Nancy Schriever
  • Paul Jarvis
  • Princess Delong
  • Rhoda Hinds Stonebrook
  • Richard Bryan
  • Richard Outcait
  • Richard Rea
  • Roy Hadden
  • Virginia Addison
  • W. Bulten
  • Wade Mcguire
  • William Lawyer

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: March 4, 1964

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