Dover Daily Reporter, April 6, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter

April 06, 1964

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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - April 6, 1964, Dover, Ohio The Reporter ... A Clear Independent Voice For The County The Daily Reporter HOME EDITION VOL. 60. NO. 227.    18    PAGES. Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Monday, April 6, 1964 Serving Over 11,000 Families PHONE 4-2167 7 CENTS Nation To Accord MacArthur A Hero's Farewell By RAYMOND J. CROWLEY NEW YORK (AP)—The nation—and much of the world— began paying a hero’s homage today to Douglas MacArthur, gallant old soldier who has faded away. The rugged heart of the 84-year-old general of the Army, which had kept beating through three grievous operations, was stilled at 2:39 p.m. EST Sunday at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C. Soon thereafter the body of the man who etched his name on so much history—St. Mihiel, Bataan, Corregidor, New Guinea, Manila, Tokyo and Inchon —began a historic funeral journey into a starlit night. The body was brought by motor hearse to this city—where he had lived in a hotel suite since coming home from the wars 13 years ago. Until Tuesday morning the body will be at the Universal Funeral Chapel. Then, from IO a m. Tuesday until IO p.m. it will lie in repose at the famous old 7th Regiment Armory on Park Avenue, a great brick building with battlements ' and towers, and filled with the trophies of many heroes. On Wednesday, the body will be returned by train to Washington. From 3:30 that afternoon until noon Thursday it will lie in state in the Capitol rotunda, where so recently the body of the martyred President John F. Kennedy also reposed. Then, by military plane it will be flown to the naval city of Norfolk, Va., for funeral services in St. Paul’s Episcopal church and burial in the MacArthur Memorial nearby. All along the funeral journey there will be the military pageantry reserved for the nation’s great. The general had expressed a wish to be buried in Norfolk, because there his mother, the former Mary Pinckney Hardy, was born, reared and married. The •.    'f.    y    *    , Pictures, Tributes Are On Page 13 See "A Gallant Warrior/' Page 4 city has fashioned, out of a 114-year-old courthouse, a memorial to MacArthur, a museum for his memorabilia, and a mausoleum for his remains. There are the famous crunched campaign hat, with its scrambled eggs insignia, and one of the corncob pipes that were his trademark. There, too, above the tomb that will receive him, is this inscription: “In twenty campaigns, on a hundred battlefields, around a thousand campfires, in long years of peace as well as war— a soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty.” Messages of sorrow at MacArthur^ passing—and praise for his exploits in World Wars I and II and the Korean “police action”—poured in from around the globe. One, from former President Harry S. Truman, recalled a great controversy with which historians will be wrestling for decades. Truman said Sunday night: “I am deeply sorry at the passing of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, who has given of himself with exceptional strength and valor and will be remembered as one of the great military men in our history.” On April ll, 1951, as the culmination of great differences in views on how to conduct the Korean War, Truman dismissed MacArthur from all his commands. The general wanted to carry See HERO’S, Page IO >• y >** , \,V Ip. ;.4, v A ’Via :^K : . fh Members of the wining Tuscarawas Valley one-act play cast and their coach, Ruth Mugridge, shown with the County Speech League trophy, are John Rohrer (left), Bill Finnicum, Connie Foster and Sherry Leonard. Road Hearings Are Continued Protests on points of law and right-of-way caused County Commissioners today to continue 2 road hearings until a later date. Action on the transfer of Crooked Run Road (County Road 52) Klancrest Addition to Dover Township’s road system was deferred to April 20. Residents appeared today to point out sections of law which they think put the responsibility for construction of a bridge over Crooked Run Creek on commissioners. The still unsettled question of right-of-way pertaining to a section of Franklin Township Road 424 has forced postponement of further hearings until June 8. The J. A. Jones Construction Co. and the T. Smith Gas Co. of Hartville have lodged pro tests against vacating the section of road. The commissioners explained that the section includes a bridge which is costly to maintain and that a new section of the road is being constructed in connection with new Interstate 77, which will remove the need of the old part. Pickets Back, Midvale Mine Is Idled Again I News • . Briefs WASHINGTON (AP)-The Supreme Court decided today Gov. Paul B. Johnson Jr., and former Gov. Ross R. Barnett of Mississippi are not entitled to a jury trial on criminal contempt charges. Both were charged with contempt of court for their actions in 1962 when James H. Meredith. Negro, sought to enroll at the University of Mississippi. Sheriff deputies were to be at Midvale Mine at 3 today—during a scheduled shift change-after receiving reports that more “sympathy” pickets from Belmont and Harrison counties were to be in the area. Chief Deputy John Barlock said 3 carloads of picketing miners were at Midvale this morning but only one was permitted out of the car. The lone picket, however, was enough to halt operations at the recently reopened mine. This morning’s shift had entered the washroom in preparation for going into the mine. Workers, however, obviously changed their minds and returned to their homes. Delmar Davis of Uhrichsville, president of Local 1496, United Mine Workers of America, reportedly was on his way to Bellaire to confer with Tommy Williams, business representative for District 6. According to Robert Rutledge, president of Midvale Coal Co., a contract has been signed with the union and, to his knowledge, none of the roving pickets are members of Local 1496. He said this morning that Williams had informed him the workers in the local should be on the job. The pickets reportedly are protesting a new contract nego-1 tiated last week in Washington i by their union leaders and soft coal operators. The pickets halted operations last Friday morning at Midvale Mine, but the afternoon shift worked after the 3 car loads of pickets departed. Train Kills Workers TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two New York Central Railroad employes were killed Sunday when hit by a freight train on the NYC bridge over the Maumee River. Philo Man Found 'Not Guilty' Of Striking Boy, 9 New Philadelphia Mayor Joseph Pritz this morning found Kenneth Weller, 51, of 145 Park Ave. NW? not guilty of an assault and battery charge filed by Homer Decker of 130 2nd Dr. SE. Mayor Pritz said he was “not satisfied with the evidence.” Decker claimed Weller struck his 9-year-old son. Butcher Here Ends Own Life Carl John Lieser, 60, of 2403 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, was found dead this morning in the Eichel slaughter house on Do-ver-Zoar Hill Road, where he is a butcher. County Coroner Philip T. Doughten has not made a ruling on the death, but sheriff deputies said it was apparent he took his own life. Chief Deputy John Barlock said the man, who had just arrived for work, apparently shot himself and hanged himself with a rope at the same time. Barlock is holding the pistol, a 32-calibre single-shot weapon, that reportedly belonged to Lieser. Born at Parral, he was a son of the late Charles and Anna Streb Lieser. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Man To Face Charge Church, tho Holy Name Society Brent Underwood, 21, of and Knights of Columbus. Newcomerstown was treated Survivors are his widow, the for a bump on his head and former Maxine McCarthy; 5 small cuts on his hands and daughters and 2 sons, Marga-face after his auto overturned ret, Sandra and John of the on Route 36, at IO Saturday home, Mrs. Walter (Mary) night. Sheriff A. J. Young said Schaar of RD 2 and Mrs. James the man would be cited for (Patricia) Schweitzer of RD I, driving left of center and reek- both of Dover, Mrs. Marlene less operation    Baker of New Philadelphia and ____ Fireman William A., USN, aboard the Enterprise; 2 sisters, Car Antenna Broken Mrs. Charles (Mary) Torgler Forrest Shearer of 236 Front and Mrs. Bernard (Leonilda) St. SE, New Philadelphia, re- Shilling, both of Dover, and 6 ported to police there at 2:35 grandchildren. Two brothers Saturday afternoon someone preceded him in death, broke the antenna off his auto. Services are incomplete at  -Toland-Herzig Funeral Home. 'Go-Carters' Warned    - Tuscarawas Valley High’s drama cast won this year’s County Speech League One-Act Play contest with Samuel Spe-wack’s “Under the Sycamore Tree,” presented Friday night in the Little Theatre in New Philadelphia. The first place finish also meant the County School Speech League championship, as Tuscarawas Valley edged out runnerup and defending champion Garaway bv a single point, 192i/2 to 191Vi. Directed by dramatics teacher, Ruth Mugridge, the Tuscarawas Valley play was a social satire, depicting a colony of ants with the uniquely human ; problems of learning how to ex-I press love. The competition was held both Friday and Saturday nights. Two other high schools Strasburg and Midvale, also participated. The Garaway cast presented Jean Anouilh’s “The Lark” on Saturday night. Cast members for Tuscara-Valley were Nancy Maurer, Jim Zaleski, Connie Foster, John Rohrer, Dave Sisson, Bill Finnicum, Sherry Leonard, Dennis See TUSKY VALLEY, Page 2 <    <>CJ    Vs    -    "I    >    s KHRU BACKING 'LUKEWARM' Italian Red Party Against Showdown ROME (AP)—The big Italian 2,200 At Dover's Methodist Church Opening Sunday More than 2,200 persons visited Dover’s First Methodist Church for its official opening Communist party has come out against Soviet Premier Khrushchev’s call for a .showdown meeting on the Soviet-Chinese struggle, warning that it might the West underscored reports! Fulbright Hits Military Setup In New Attack from Budapest that Khrushchev is receiving lukewarm .support By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS from some allies in his battle CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP)— with the Red Chinese.    Sen. J. W. Fulbright, who only Khrushchev had predicted 12 days ago touched off an excause a formal split in the in- that his call last week for a plosive debate on foreign policy, ternational Red movement. 'showdown session would rally now says “the American people The Italian Communists made ad Communists. So fur only the are not now exercising effective plain, however, that they are Hungarian and Bulgarian par- control over the military, and against Peking and might bes have pledged him all-out neither is the Congress.’ change their position depending support.    _    The    charge    by    the    chairman on developments.    Many fence-sitting Communist    0f Senate Foreign Relations The    statement, published in See ‘SHOWDOWN,* Page    IO    j Committee in a speech Sunday --night at the University of North the Communist organ L’Umta. noted that the party had opposed a world showdown meeting all along and had suggested that individual Communist parties should thresh out differences in bilateral talks. Polling Place Changes Listed Polling places in New Phila- Carolina seemed almost certain to stir another controversy—this time with the Pentagon. The Arkansas Democrat’s March 25 foreign policy speech ,    ,dclphia and Uhrichsville pre- j r'chocheted through both hall., The renewed opposition from cjncts hav(, |)(.en thanged ,or of Congress, the Slate Depart. the    largest    Communist    party    in    lh(> M    primarv Board of    ,nenl    and the White House. It !    Elections    Clerk Victor Turner    SHU    is drawing fire in some announced today.    quarters. ON    THE    INSIDE    In New    Philadelphia, the vol- ,Iis    cements on the military ing place    for Precinct E, Ward    came    ,n a ke.Vnole .speech to tho DAY BRIGHTENER New Philadelphia Police A MnFnricfc Fin or! Chief Louis Clark said this H MOTOriSTS r mea morning that parents who a1-    Pnrkinfl    ^4pFpi* low children to run motorized    rurKiny    Meier go-carts on city .streets will be ^ OI in Fe AF I IF/VI Hp cited into Mayor’s Court. The V-OUn,b    V,,,e warning follows a Sunday com-j UHRICHSVILLE — Mayor plaint that a youth was “motor- Robert Croniser has a “cracking’’ on Church St. SW. Po- down” on parking meter vio-lice talked to the boy and said lators. First to be fined was Sunday, Rev. Alva W. Taylor Dear Abby .................. 17    3, has been moved to the Zun- said this morning.    Your Horoscope .............. 15    merman garage at 124 North The official opening service at Around The World ............ IO    Ave. NE from the former site, 10:30 a.m. was attended by a (joren On Bridge ............ 17    the Hartsock garage at 445 3rd capacity audience, he added. Hospital News    .    7 St. NW. During the open house in the obituaries .................... 2 In Uhrichsville, for Precinct afternoon, approximately 1,200 Television .................... 5,A, Ward 3, voting will be done went on tours of the new 1210,000 Sports .................. u    &    12 at the residence of Mrs, Mary sanctuary and chapel.    Womens Pages .......... 6    &    7 Wilcoxon of 926 Trenton Ave. We ( wishers from Alliance or. Crane .................... 17    instead of the home of Peter Wooster Ashland. Canton and Dr. AWatel .................. ,s    Xenos of 1029 Trenton Ave. surrounding cities and villages attended, Taylor added. Congratulatory telegrams were received from all of the church’s living former pastors. “he got the ‘word’.” post new John Lumpeik of 642 Ray Ave., New Philadelphia, who was assessed $11.20 Friday. Fined $11.20 each Saturday were Doyle Doolin of RD 2, New Philadelphia; Rudy Casa- Post Office Painted The New Philadelphia office is being given a look with an overall paint job.! granda of RD I, Dennison, and All rooms and offices on the James Decker of Bowerston. Along about this time every Hrst and second floors are be- Croniser said violators are Dead are Floyd Double and year we owe our success to painted a pale green hue by being sent warnings and if they Clarence Moreland both 62, of;Uncle Sam. Toledo. Joseph Montero, New Philadel- fail to respond warrants will I phia painting contractor.    be issued to collect the fines. Weathervane SATURDAY High 44    Low 21 YESTERDAY High 63    Low 25 Elsewhere In U.S. High Low Pr, Albuquerque, clear. 56 36    .. Chicago, cloudy ... 56 46 1.37 Cleveland, cloudy . 58 47 .16 Los Angeles, clear 57 45 Miami, cloudy .... New York, cloudy . Pittsburgh, rain ... St. Louis, cloudy .. San Fran., clear .. Washington, rain .. TODAY 7 a.rn.......... RAINFALL Last 48 Hours .28 inches TOMORROW Sunrise ........... 6:00 Sunset ............ 6:57 High 60    Low 43 Forecast; Cloudy and mild. See FULBRIGHT, Rage IO Crash Injuries Fatal To Woman UHRICHSVILLE — Mrs. Pat (Hattie F.) Sullivan, 40. of 309 E. 1st St., became the county's fifth traffic fatality of the year when she died Saturday morning in Twin City Hospital, She had been a patient there with injuries sustained in ail automobile accident March 27 when she failed to make a turn from Trenton Ave. onto S. Water St., striking a utility pole at 124 S. Water St. Born in Tuscarawas County, a daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Gibson Starkey of New Philadelphia and the late Andrew Starkey, she had resided here most of her life. She was employed as (secretary to Atty. James Connolly, and was a member of the See < RASH, Rage 2 50 HONORED. State Highway Patrol Auxiliaryman William Clinton (right) of 204 Superior St., Dover, was awarded a Certificate of Recognition during the annual Auxiliary meeting Saturday at Columbus. Making the presentation is Col. Anson B. Cook, Patrol superintendent. Clinton was cited for his part in the Jan. 26, 1963, apprehension of Harry Grove and Alfred Conti at Uhrichsville. Grove was on the FBI's liit of “Ten Most Wanted Men." Protest Non-Union James Stephens, business agent fur Local 540, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, said this morning that ; the new Towne Kappell Apartments in New Philadelphia were picketed yesterday in protest of non-union workers being used on the 12-unit building. Stephens added that further “advertising pickets” may be ordered by plumber and carpenter locals. ;

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