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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter March 10, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - March 10, 1964, Dover, Ohio Dover Elementary Pupils Display Science Projects — See Page 8 More People Turn To The Reporter Than Any Other County Newspaper The Daily Reporter HOME EDITION * /rn Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Serving Over 10,700 Fomiliet VOL 60. NO. 204.    40    PAGES.    Dover-New    Philadelphia,    Ohio,    Tuesday,    March    IO,    1964    PI    IONL    4-21<)7 I. CENJgCounty Figlits Water 'Problem This home on 8th Dr. NE, New Philo delphia, is one of many surrounded by Beaver Dam Creek flood waters in that area. Gnaden Man Drowns When Trapped In Car Trapped inside his car when it went off Route 16 and landed in a flood-filled gulley, an employe of a Dover contracting firm this morning became the county’s first drowning victim of 1964. He was Chalmers Lawver, 31, of RD I, Gnadenhutten, a foreman for J.A. Raeder Inc., who ■was en route to Dennison when his car slipped off the highway between Gnadenhutten and Port Washington and landed in the gulley. Lawyer was to meet Robert Barnes, another Raeder employ, in Dennison for a trip to Steubenville where they have been doing finishing work on a church constructed there by the Dover firm. Lawyer rose from apprentice to foreman in his 8 years with Raeder. The accident was not discovered until another car driven by Emmett Lippencott, 49, of Uhrichsville, dropped off Route 16 See DROWNS, Page 2 Woman Cited, 2 Injured In Phila Mishap Two women were injured yesterday in a New Philadelphia accident when according to police, Violet R. Quillen, 29, of 318 Fair Ave. NW, ignored a stop sign at Wabash Ave. and 3rd St. NW and struck a car operated by Grace Rosenberry, 20, of 632 Front Ave. SW. Bertha Welshenbaugh, 70, of 502 Sterling Ave., Dover, a passenger in the Rosenberry car, received a fractured right thumb and sprains to her left thumb, knee and right ankle. Mary Helen Quillen, 34, of 173 21st St. NE, in the Quillen auto, suffered a lacerated left eyebrow. Both were treated and dismissed at Union Hospital. Mrs. Quillen said her brakes failed, but police found the brakes operating correctly. She Mas cited. There Mas minor damage to the cars. Marguerite Grubbs, 55, of 458 E. High Ave., was cited for failing to yield the right-of-way, when she turned from a private drive on E. High Ave. and struck a car driven by Ralph L. Turney, 37, of 232 E. High Ave., Mho Mas traveling east on Front St. SE. Police reported no injuries and minor damage to both cars. Thousands Flee Ohio River Area CINCINNATI (AP)—A Weather Bureau forecast that heavy rains w’ould taper off today above Cincinnati brought a bit of good news but the Ohio River continued to surge toward its fourth highest level in history and highest since 1945. It Mas a cinch the situation would get worse before it starts to get better, particularly in the stretches of the river below Cincinnati. The weather bureau stuck to its prediction that the stage here would reach 66 feet by Thursday and cagily said ti 3 eventual crest probably would be higher. The stage was 62.8 feet at 8 a m. and rising at three-tenths of a foot an hour. Flood stage is 52 feet. The 1945 crest here was 69.2 feet on March 7. Thousands of persons here and both upstream and below Cincinnati already had been forced from their homes and evacuations were being continued. The rainfall, more than five inches here since 8 a.m. Sunday, turned to snow in the early morning hours and then that stopped. But upriver it still was raining. At least two deaths in Ohio Mere attributed to flooded roads. The southern half of Indiana and western Kentucky Mere hard hit. The Ohio was expected to Weathervan YESTERDAY High 57    Low 33 Elsewhere In U.S. High Low f Albuquerque, cloudy 48 M Chicago, cloudy ... 36 33 Cleveland, cloudy .. 58 31 . Los Angeles, cloudy 64 50 Miami, cloudy ..... 78 74 . New York, rain ____ 59 38 . Pittsburgh, rain .*.. 59 38 I. St. Louis, cloudy ... 40 30 . San Fran., clear ... 53 46 Washington, cloudy 80 58 M—Missing TODAY 7 a.rn................ 39 RAINFALL Last 24 hours 2.66 inches TOMORROW Sunrise ............ 6:45 Sunset ............ 6:28 High 44    Low 24 Forecast: Partly cloudy and colder. at least 16 feet above flood stage in Jeffersonville and New Albany, Ind., across the river from Louisville, Ky. More than 1,500 persons were moved from their homes in Falmouth. Ky., below Cincinnati as an earthen dam at Kincaid Lake was threatened. In Cincinnati, many low-lying streets were flooded along with the River Downs race track and the Coney Island amusement park. Upstream about 50 miles from Cincinnati, the business section of the little tobacco-growing center af Ripley, Ohio, was being evacuated with businesses being moved into tobacco warehouses. The same situation existed at other small riverfront towns. At dams near Ripley, Vanceburg, Ky., and Portsmouth. Ohio, the river was rising ct from three-tenths of a foot an hour. Portsmouth is protected by a flood wall. Pittsburgh weather forecasters predicted a stage of six to nine feet above flood stage from that city to Wheeling, W. Va. Throughout central and southern Ohio scores of roads were blocked by high water and many March Rains Already Top Average Total One of the major area problems last summer was water— lack of it. Water is a problem again today, this time too much of it. A flooded ditch along County Road 16, south of Gnadenhutten, claimed a life early this morning. Inconvenience and property damage reports are mounting as rain continues to douse the area. As of noon today, a total of 6.05 inches of rain had fallen since March I, including 2.79 inches within the last 24 hours. Normal rainfall for the entire month of March is 3.34 inches, which means the county already has 2.71 inches more than the average with 21 days to go. The perennial flooding of the Beaver Dam Creek area in New Philadelphia, numerous road closings, flooded basements and the like point up the problem. City crews in New Philadelphia were hurrying to complete an earthen dam on North Ave. NE where water had rushed into the basement of the Kiser Paint Mfg. Co. Inc. Ray Hunter, Kiser vice president, said there was approximately 2 feet of water in the plant at ll a.m. and it was still rising. He reported considerable damage U) pigments stored iii -the basement but said an estimate could not be made for at least a week. “Water started coming in about 8 or 8:15 this morning,” Hunter said. Earth for the dam is being hauled by truck from a soil bank near Tuscora Lake. Elsewhere in the northeast section of the city, file overflowing Beaver Dam Creek has caused major damage. The Jerry Rausch family was forced to evacuate their basement home at 249 Forbes Ave. NE because of the flood waters. I At 10:30 this morning the water j had reached within 3 feet of the The Frank Liggett home at 429 Kaserman Ave. NE is inundated by flood waters from Beaver Dam Creek. 'Cooperation' Hit As Firm Drops Phila Assignment Plans for the city's storm-water sewage system got a jolt Monday night when New Philadelphia Council learned that W. E. Quicksall & .Associates Inc. had turned down its invitation to submit a proposal for enlarging and extending the system. At its last session on Feb. 24, Council had approved the invitation to Quicksall, with no contract to be legal or binding until the firm’s proposal be studied and a decision made. In a letter directed to Service Director William Stevenson, the New Philadelphia engineering firm stated it had. in the past 2 weeks, tried unsuccessfully ll times to obtain preliminary in- Fire Damages 2-Story Home On Seven-Mile See OHIO RIVER, Page 2 See COUNTY FIGHTS Page 2 Newf Philadelphia Fire Chief Glenn Heck said this morning he has not set a damage estimate to a home at 1881 Seven Mile Dr. that was gutted by fire last night. The residence, occupied by the Ralph Anderson family, is owned by John Barlock, chief sheriff deputy. Firefighters, called at 8:21. had the blaze under control in 15 minutes although heavy damage was done to the first floor of the 2-story. home. Moderate damage was reported to the second floor. The structure, according to firemen, is insured, although the Andersons had no insurance on the contents. Firemen said* the I blaze, which started near the liv-ingroom. could have been caused by an ‘‘electrical short.” The fire was discovered by Larry Harris, no address given, who notified the Fire Depart ment. The Andersons are staying with relatives, according to firemen. Barlock’s brother, Carl, is operator of the Hi-Spot Bar in Dover, which was gutted by flames several weeks ago. Dedication Tonight Dr. E. E. Holt, superintendent of public instruction of the State of Ohio, will be guest speaker when dedication ceremonies for the remodeled and new facilities at Dover High take place tonight at 8 in the gymnasium. formation needed to supply the proposal on the storm-water sewer. Even though Engineer Arnold Rosch had at several public meetings previously exhibited .the description of the scope of the work, the letter declared, Quicksall was now given to understand that this information “will not be made available.” “Since full cooperation would be necessary to the completion of the plans within the limited time available.” the letter went on. “we feel we must respectfully decline Council’s invitation to submit a proposal.” The Quicksall letter named Councilmen Gomer Watkins, William Hicks and Lloyd Dinger as members who had opposed letting the firm submit its proposal. It expressed appreciation to the rest of the Council “for their interest, cooperation and their expressed desire to have plans prepared locally if at all possible. “Speaking only as local employers and taxpayers, we respectfully suggest to those who opposed our submitting a proposal, that they re - evaluate their positions concerning area development,” the letter concluded. “It is entirely inconsistent to promote our area and industry, while, at the same time, being firmly against the consulation of local firms for city projects,” Watkins, at the end of the meeting, stood to protest the attack by Quicksall on himself and the 2 other councilmen. “I am not against the local businessman,” he insisted, and said he wanted the public to know it and that his past record in Council action would prove it. Watkins said his opposition to Quicksall stemmed from the fact that he had been present at previous meetings where another firm had been given the “go” signal on submitting the proposal. He declared he had not been present at any meeting in which the Quicksall firm had been approved. No other comment on the matter was made by any other council member, nor did Council President William Hinig suggest any further action. A city official, who asked not Lo be named, said he understood that the preliminary informa- See COOPERATION, Page 6 Lodge Backed In Hampshire GOP 'Puzzle' Bv WALTER R. MEARS CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire voters put their piece into the big Republican puzzle today. A trickle of votes from Dix-ville Notch, a hamlet near the Canadian border, began the tide that will shape the battle for the GOF nomination to oppose President Johnson next November. Niue voters in Dixville Notch registered three write-in votes for Henry Cabot Lodge, Republican vice presidential nominee in 1960; three write-ins for former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, who headed the GOP ticket four years ago: two ballots for New York Gov. Nelson A Rockefeller and one for Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater. Voters there cast their ballots moments after Monday midnight to accommodate reporters and television cameras. Elsewhere in the state, besee LODGE. Page 2 Stone Creek Action Taken The State Board of Education, acting upon recommendation of Ohio Supt. E. E. Holt, last night took steps to revoke the charter of Stone Creek High, effective June 30, 1965 Stone Creek was one of 9 schools found to be in violation of minimum standards. A recent inspection report recommended the revocation to Supt. Holt and the Stone Creek-Jefferson board has initiated steps to consolidate with another district. (Story on Page 3). 64 Dover School Budget Increases The Dover Board of Education last night adopted a 1964 operating budget of $1,326,592, an increase of $128,727 over that spent in 1963. The total of all funds handled by the board, including uniform school supplies, cafeteria fund and bond and interest fund is $1,655,954. The 1964 appropriation represhield of his car and glass in sents a 1.5 per cent increase for Vandals Damage Cars; Tire 'Cleans' Meter New Philadelphia police were notified at 6:20 a.m. today by Walter Duvall of 221 1st Dr. SW that the rear window and wind- 4.50 mills for bonded indebtedness and 17.90 for operation. Voters approved an additional mill last November for operations and at the same time the County Budget Commission approved a mill reduction in the debt OIH car a car owned by Betty L. Stafford of 217 1st Dr. SW had been broken with a hall peen hammer sometime last night. Police investigated an incident yesterday at 4:14 p.m. when a truck, heading east on E. High Ave., lost a tire, which slammed into a parking meter, breaking off the top and spilling coins into the street. No charges were filed following a “cleanup.” PUCO Times Definite DENNISON - Mayor Donald Huston and Mayor Robert Cron iser of Uhrichsville have both been informed that the time for the hearings on the crossing gates cannot be changed. Uhr-ichsvilie’s hearing is set for March 17 at IO a.m. and Dennison’s, March 18, also at IO a m. per operations. A breakdown of anticipated income with 1963 figures in parenthesis, shows: General property tax of $hho,-000 I$851,975) with an estimated valuation of $49,200,000; net state foundation p r o gram $207,137 ($191,538); state reimbursement $6,600; evening school $2,(HK), summer school $11,(HH); federal reimbursement $5,(HH), and miscellaneous $4,000. The total operating income also includes an available balance from 1963 of $107,239. Supt. Emmet Riley pointed out that local financing of Dover schools is now ne ating the 75 per cent mark, with approximately $15,(HH) worth of valuation behind each student. Dover School District’s tax millage remains the same as last year, a total of 22.40 mills, with service. The largest single item in expenses is salaries, $993,9(H) for all school employes. Administrative salaries are up $5,(HH) to $48,(HH) over last year, with intent to obtain a psychologist. Salaries for certificated teachers and principals jumped from $074,972 to an anticipated $740,- SiM* SCHOOL Bl IM;ET. Page * Around The World ........ 6 Dear Abby .................. 19 Dr, Alvarez ................ 19 Dr. Crane .................. IO Goren On Bridge .......... 17 Obituaries ................. 2 Sports ..........   13    &    14 Television  ...........  17 Women’s Pages ........ IO    &    ll Your Horoscope ............ 17 Patrol Orders Withholding Of 'Facts' In Court Cases MARGIE DOWNES WINS AAU GOLD MEDAL Central District County Court Judge Clarence Ferrell said Monday he would abide by a State Patrol request that “statement of facts” forms, filed in connection with traffic violations, will not be released to newspapers. Judge Ferrell, who said he would honor the request “for the present,” contends the forms are not “public information.” The action follow's a Feb. 24 glory in The Daily Reporter which told of a Barnhill man who forfeited a $15 bond for traveling 95-miIes-per-hour in a 45 mph lone. Some of the information for that story was gathered from the "statement of facts” form, which was attached to caf document. Marjorie Burlison, clerk of til court, says she received a tell phone call from Sgt. W. R. Davi of the New Philadelphia post-shortly after the story was prin ed—requesting that the signe forms not be made public. Miss Burlison, questioned week ago by a Daily Reportc representative as to why th forms have been discontinue* replied: “I guess they (the pf troll don’t use then anymore. Actually, the “statement t facts” form, filed along with an I See FACTS, Page 8 Sandy Valley Girls Enjoy Gymnastics MARGIE DOWNES Nm Form Helped To Win Award By Ray Williams Daily Reporter Staff Writer Control, coordination and concentration are the bywords of a successful gymnast, and the application of the 3 “C’s” seem to also add up to a lot of enjoyment for the girls of Mrs. Nancy Gordon’s physical education classes at Sandy Valley High. For some of them, such as the members of an ll girl team which participated in the Lake Erie District AAU meet Sunday at Western Reserve University, it can also mean recognition in a sport which is gaining in popularity throughout the «ountry. The Sandy Valley team placed second in tile meet, in which 150 girls from 22 counties took part, and one of them, junior Margie Downes, brought back a gold medal. Margie, daughter of Mr. arni v\U/a DAY BRIGHTENER Medical reports on smoking haven’t increased the p' pulazity of statistics. Mrs. Paul Downes of Magnolia, w'on her “all around” gold medal in Hie novice division by placing first in sidehorse vaulting, second on the balance team, third in parallel bars and fourth in floor exercise. The judges totaled the points for each event, | and Margie, by placing in all 4 events, was declared the winner, As far as form Is concerned, j Margie learned one lesson the hard way. She had five-tenths of ! a point taken off her score in the floor exercises for chewing gum while performing. "I don’t think who’ll make that I mistake again,” saki Mrs. Gordon. The instructor, who declares she is not a gymnast herself, began the program in January, 1963, and is pleased with the results. Several of the girls missed the scoring group by only one or two-tenths of a point in Sunday’s meet. Kathy Liebroek, a freshman and daughter of Mr. and Mrs, E. J. Liebroek of Magnolia, placed fifth on the balance team. Margie also placed second on the balance team competing with 7 gills in the Junior Divide GYMNASTS, Page 8 ;

  • Arnold Rosch
  • Donald Huston
  • E. E. Holt
  • Emmet Riley
  • Emmett Lippencott
  • Glenn Heck
  • John Barlock
  • Lloyd Dinger
  • Margie Downes
  • Marjorie Burlison
  • Mary Helen Quillen
  • Paul Downes
  • Ralph Anderson
  • Ralph L. Turney
  • Ray Hunter
  • Richard M. Nixon
  • Robert Cron
  • Violet R. Quillen
  • W. R. Davi
  • Walter Duvall
  • Walter R. Mears
  • William Hicks
  • William Hinig
  • William Stevenson

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: March 10, 1964

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