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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter May 16, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - May 16, 1964, Dover, Ohio SURPRISE!Rockefeller Tops In Oregon Primary By WALTER R. MEARS PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller swept to an upset victory in the Oregon primary that turned the tables on Henry Cabot Lodge and set the stage for a possible California alliance between the two Republican presidential hopefuls. Lodge men. stunned by the setback in an Oregon race they had expected to win. headed for Los Angeles to talk over their next move. Rockefeller, the only personal campaigner in a six - candidate field, left Lodge well behind in second place in Oregon’s Friday balloting. There were reports the Lodge forces were ready to throw their weight behind Rockefeller in California’s primary June 2. Paul Grindle, a leader of the campaign for the ambassador, denied this. Grindle said, however, that the high command of the Lodge movement would explore the si tuation in general — and California, in particular — at the Los Angeles meeting. Rockefeller and Arizona Sen. Barry Coldwater, who ran third in Oregon, are alone on the ballot there. No write-in votes will be counted in their head - on clash for 86 COP national convention delegates. I, * The Daily Reporter WHIMSY® Jess Dempster Is Dead At 54 Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Saturday, May 16, 1964 VOL. 60. NO. 262.    52    PAGES. 7 CENTS State Rep. Jess C. Dempster, who carved one of Tuscarawas County’s most colorful political careers since he was first named mayor at Uhrichsville in 1958. is dead The 54-year-old Democrat died of a congestive heart failure at 4:30 p m. Friday in Tw in City Hospital at Dennison. He had been hospitalized since April 9. In last week’s primary election, Dempster polled over 7,600 votes in gaining the un- Communists Release 2 Fliers Held Since LastU.S.May Bv C. S. CHIN PANMUNJOM, Korea (API-North Korean Communists today released two American helicopter pilots forced down by gunfire last May, then claimed the U N. Command had acknowledged the pilots committed a border violation on an espionage mission. A United Nations Command spokesman confirmed delivery2 Clay Strike Talks Bogged Strikes continue at Evans Brick Co. in Midvale and Michigan Sewer Pipe Co. near Gnadenhutten despite lengthy bargaining sessions with company and union negotiators before Federal Mediator Hal Roach. Thursday night’s meeting with Evans Brick Co. and Evandale Local 563 officials failed to resolve the dispute over vacations, overtime pay and shift differentials. Another session reportedly will be scheduled next week. The strike has idled approximately 120 workers since May I. Roach met for nearly 8 hours yesterday with officials of the Michigan plant and the Coworkers without reaching agreement. The Union Committee is expected to schedule a special meeting prior to another mediation session next week. of a receipt for the prisoners admitting they committed espion-, age. But he said later, that the admission “is, of course, meaningless.” Capts. Ben. W. Stuits, 31, Florence, Ala., and Carleton W. Voltz. 27, Frankfort, Mich., the pilots, were flown to Seoul, where doctors said they were in good condition. They were to rest overnight in the U S. Army hospital before questioning by intelligence officers. The pilots, who quickly changed from drab cotton Communist uniforms into U.S. Army khaki, were not permitted to talk to newsmen. In Seoul, the U N. spokesman, U.S. Army Col. George Creek, explained the advance receipt and its admission of espionage in a statement. “LNC representatives were prepared to sign and did sign a receipt which, pursuant to KPA — Communist North Korean army — demands as a condition for the release of the pilots included a statement that the helicopter pilots committed espionage,” the statement said. “Such an admission is, of Course, meaningless. “The two pilots were in uniform and engaged in an assigned military mission, specifically that of checking aircraft warning markers south of the DMZ — demilitarized zone — and. therefore, clearly were not engaged in espionage. “The record is clear, the facts have not changed, and anybody can read the true situation from the facts of the case.” I?    * ON THE INSIDE Sr - ' x *    —,    *    ,    >,    * Around The World ........... 14 Hospital News ............... 16 Obituaries ................... 37 Sports .................. 39    to    44 Television ............ 19    to    21 Women’s Pages ........ 8-9    &    IO contested nomination to run in November against State Sen. Kenneth Berry of Coshocton. Dempster has been state representative since January, 1961. As mayor of Uhrichsville in 1958, Dempster gained statewide attention when he barricaded Ohio Routes 8-250 within the city limits in a dispute with the state over paying for repairs to the roadway. The County Central Committee has the authorization to fill Dempster’s representative term which expires in December. His place on the November senator ballot will be filled by appointment by a committee comprised of 2 members from each of the counties in the Senate district. The committee will be headed by a member of the most populous county, in this case Tuscarawas. A native of Uhrichsville, Dempster was the son of the late Dr. A. Christy and Mabel Romig Dempster. He was a retired Pennsylvania Railroad conductor, local griever and on the legislative branch of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. As state representative, he served on the General Assembly’s natural resources and finance committees. Dempster graduated at Uhrichsville High in 1928 and as a youth, played baseball in the Epworth League of the Methodist Church. At the time of death, he was assistant manager and sales promoter for See DEMPSTER, Page 16 No Progress In Area Strike Auto Is Looted Gene Smart of RD 3, Dover, reported to sheriff deupties last night that a black top coat and pair of sun glasses, valued at $65, had been stolen from his auto while it was parked at Kinder'* Lanes. Welfare Caseworker Appointment Okayed The permanent appointment of Mrs. Margaret H. Immel of IOU Tremont St., Dover, as caseworker in the County Welfare Department has been approved by an entry in the County Commissioners’ journal. The Commissioners acted on a request of Welfare Director Lorin Gadd after being notified that Mrs. Immel had passed the required Civil Service examination and received proper certification. The appointment was made retroactive to April I, with her salary set at $288 per month. Federal Mediator John Duffy halted a 4 hour negotiating session between striking ironworkers and structural contractors at Canton yesterday with both sides standing pat on, their latest offers. Iron Workers Local 550, which has tied up most construction jobs in an 8-county area, including Tuscarawas, Carroll, Holmes and Stark, lowered its demand Wednesday from a 75- DAY BRIGHTENER The trouble with putting in your two cents’ worth these days is that it costs five cents to mail it. cent-an hour package over the next 3 years to 60 cents. The Structural Contractors Committee, which is handling negotiations for area builders, stayed within its latest offer of 40 cents. Other building trade unions, such as painters, masons and carpenters, have approved contracts calling for 45-cent packages, but are out of work because the ironworkers have set up pickets at all jobs requiring structural or reinforcing steel. David Richards, who head-^ the structural contractors’ bargaining team, said this morning that “as soon as the Iron Workers Local offers a 45 cent or comparable wage package See PROGRESS, Page IS Rockefeller, cast as the underdog in Oregon, has the same role in California. The Oregon triumph awarded Rockefeller 18 convention votes. It was a write-in upset in the New Hampshire presidential primary that first propelled Lodge—absent and undeclared—* See OREGON, Page 16 Jess Dempster2 Dover Girls Hospitalized In Smashup Two Dover teenage girls were admitted to Union Hospital last night following an accident at 11:10 on Route 39, west of Route 211. State patrolmen said a car operated by Shirley M. Gerber, 17, of 309 E. 14th St. rolled over after going out of control and off the highway. Miss Gerber, daughter of William Gerber, suffered chest contusions and possible broken ribs. A passenger. Barbara Tho-burn. 16, daughter of Earl Rankin of RD I, suffered neck injuries. Miss Gerber, who was cited for speed excessive for conditions, is reported “satisfactory” while Miss Thoburn is listed as “good.” Only minor damage was reported to the car. Miss Thoburn’s brother, Donald, 17. another passenger, was treated for scratches on his back V^Weathervane YESTERDAY High 74    Low 42 Use where Iii U.S. High Low Pr. Albuquerque, clear . 89 58 Chicago, rain ...... 81    57    .35 Cleveland, cloudy .. 70 53 Los Angeles, cloudy 69 53 Miami, cloudy ..... 78    72    .03 New York, clear ... 65 50 Pittsburgh, cloudy . 70 47    .. St. Louis, clear .... 81    63    .. San Fran . cloudy .. 57 50    .. Washington, clear .. 68 51    .. TODAY 7 a rn................ 54 RAINFALL Last 24 hours ... none TOMORROW Sunrise ............5 07 Sunset .............7:38 High 82    Low 54 Forecast: • Partly cloudy, warm. ;

  • A. Christy
  • Barry Coldwater
  • Carleton W. Voltz
  • David Richards
  • George Creek
  • Hal Roach
  • Jess C. Dempster
  • Jess Dempster
  • John Duffy
  • Kenneth Berry
  • Lorin Gadd
  • Mabel Romig Dempster
  • Nelson A. Rockefeller
  • Paul Grindle
  • Shirley M. Gerber
  • W. Stuits
  • William Gerber

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: May 16, 1964

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