Dover Daily Reporter, June 24, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter

June 24, 1964

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Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - June 24, 1964, Dover, Ohio The Reporter ... A Clear Independent Voice For The County The Daily Reporter HOME EDITION' VOL. 60. NO. 294.    32    PAGES. Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas County Dover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Wednesday, June 24, 1964 Serving Over 11,000 Familia* PHONE 4-2167 7 CENTS SEARCH RESUMES FOR MISSING TRIO Civil Rights Workers Auto Found Burned This plastic-covered frame greenhouse owned by Bob Porter was severely ★ ★ ★ damaged by the high winds. Bv MICHAEL SMITH PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — Federal and state agents resumed and intensified door-to-door and gully-to-gully search at daybreak here today for three missing civil rights workers. A posse of lawmen combed the swampy area in this east central Mississippi section. Allen W. Dulles, former Chief of the Central Intelligence Agency, expects to leave for Mississippi this afternoon on a White House mission to look .no the mysterious disappearance of the young trio. The charred hulk of the station wagon used by the trio was found by FBI agents late Tuesday at the edge of a swamp off a lonely road northeast of this central Mississipp: town. Philadelphia is the seat of jus- man told a newsman: “The FBI nearby Meridian. has taken over entire1}' ” Highway patrol ua:ts conducted a house-to-house search iate into the night. More patrolmen were expected today Missing are Andy Goodman, 20, and Michael Schwerner, 24, bo'h of New York City, and tice for Neshoba County, called James Cheney, 22, Negro from “Bloody Neshoba” by Mississippians for its history of settling feuds by gunfire. The FBI clamped a lid on most of its investigation. A Mississippi highway palrol- They were last seen Sunday night in Philadelphia after Cheney paid a $20 fine for speeding. The White House announced that President Johnson had ordered Dulles to the state to See CIVIL RIGHTS, Page IO ★ 'Miniature' Tornado Hits Port Washington PORT WASHINGTON — A small but devastating “tornado” hit this community last night about 6:30 causing considerable damage to 4 residences, including the toppling over of a 30-foot mobile home, and destroy- ^    ***    v vs    \    ^ s    vy    I*. A “cloudburst” hit Dover about 6:30 last night following after tornado warnings. Weather Observer E. A. Reiser of New Philadelphia reported a half-inch rainfall as the temperature rose to 94. See pictures on Pages IO and 27. ing a newly-built greenhouse. The “tornado,” following an almost exact east west direction, began building up pressure behind the home of the Dale Glazers. It tore the roof off their garage and pulled out rose bushes. The tornado continued on its house path to the Robert Porter rest dence, situated about IOO yards will be built from “scratch.” The Porter house also had considerable damage. from the Glazers. Porter, who \yjn(jows were broken, slate was recently built a greenhouse, said rjppe(j from the roof and an ap-the wind destroyed most of his ,e tree was sliced off at ,he plants and flowers, leaving only r0()ts green tomatoes. The plastic-roofed greenhouse was left damaged beyond repair. Porter said a new green- Dover's Eldest Resident Dies Mrs. Mertie Thompson, who Would have been 96 on July 8 and was believed to be Dover’s eldest resident, died yesterday in Henms Nursing Home. She previously resided at 218 W. 10th St. Born in Wilmot, she was a daughter of Andrew and Mary Lawver Ackerman. She and her late husband, James, came to Dover in 1893, He died in 1942. She was the eldest member of Grace Lutheran Church. She is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Helen Seikel of Dover, Mrs. Marian Thompson of Canton and Mrs. Carne Shafer of Coshocton; a son, James: of Canton; a sister, Mrs. Jennie Reiter of Los Angeles; 7 grandchildren, and 13 great-1 grandchildren. Another son is deceased. Services will be held Friday! at 1:30 p.m. in Punished Receives John J. Reardon, 36, of New Cumberland today escaped a possible prison term on a traffic manslaughter conviction when he was placed on probation for 2 years by Common Pleas Judge J. IL Lamneck. “You have already drawn great punishment in this case,” the judge told Reardon, who was convicted by a jury on June 2 in the death of his twin brother in a traffic accident on April 13, 1963, on Route 212, east of Route 8. Lamneck emphasized that Reardon had sustained great loss in the death of his brother, his own personal crippling injuries, family finances and peace of mind. “It is not the policy of modern law to inflict punishment for punishment’s sake,” Lamneck said in pointing out that imprisonment would be of no benefit to either Reardon or society around him. While Reardon, w'ho still uses a crutch, sat quietly, his attor- The third victim of the torna-See TORNADO. Page 2 Reardon Probation ney, Thad Bowers, made an eloquent plea for his client to be placed on probation as is allowed by law. Bowers noted that Reardon, who is married and has 4 children, had been unable to work and, according to his doctor, would be unable to do so for 6 to 9 more months because of his crippled condition. Following the accident, Reardon spent many months in a body cast, and in September, 1963, underwent surgery a second time for bone grafting and repair of his badly injured left hip. “This man will alw-ays know and will always remember that his twin brother is dead,” Bowers said. “He bears the scars (of the accident) both in his See REARDON, Page IO Volunteer Trainees Intend To Proceed With CR Efforts OXFORD, Ohio (AP)—-Sever- prates the training courses foal hundred volunteer civil rights gether with the Council of Fed-workers training to go to Mis- crated Organizations sissippi this summer still intend The spokesman said a total of Mrs. Mary North of Port Washington rests efully" beside her overturned house trailer, a vi-vcin of the tornado which struck there Tuesday night. Weathervane YESTERDAY High 94    Low    64 THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE High Low Pr. Toland-Herzig Albuquerque, clear 85 59    .. Funeral Home with Rev. A. Chicago, clear ..... 85 Vernon Hess officiating. Burial Cleveland, clear ... 92 will be in Maple Grove Ceme- Los Angeles, cloudy 75 tory. Friends may call Thurs- Miami, cloudy ... day from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 at New York, cloudy the funeral home. DAY BRIGHTENER Most college students are realistic—they feel that being broke is something to write home about. 85 78 87 85 78 82 64 66 58 79 67 66 64 55 73 .26 Pittsburgh, cloudy , St. Louis, clear .... San Fran., clear ... Washington, cloudy TODAY 7 a.rn............... 67 RAINFALL Last 24 hours .50 inch TOMORROW Sunrise ........... 4:55 Sunset  .......... 8:02 High 82    Low    56 Forecast: Fair and cooler. .34 'free' Beverage On A Hot Day? Jack Phillips, operator of a candy store at 3rd St. and Ray Ave. NW, reported to New Philadelphia police last night that 3 boys, ages 13 to 14, had been trying to take caps off of pop bottles in a machine. A Fair Ave. NW woman told officers last night that someone had entered her apartment and stole coffee. She said they apparently had a key. At 2:20 p.m. yesterday, Kenneth Mathias, owner of Bud and Teotie’s Grill at 601 W. High Ave., said he has lost his billfold containing $12 to $15 and other papers. A sign marked “ICE” was turned into police yesterday after it was found in a front yard on Grant St. NW. At 9 a m. yesterday a Minnich Ave. NW, woman notified police after she found a red and white bicycle at her home Crago's Counsel Cains 'Ground' Lawyers for James Moses Crago, 29, of RD 2, Dover, charged with the second degree murder of Milton E. Swonger on March 28, partially won in their efforts to obtain evidence allegedly held by County Prosecutor’s office against their client. On a motion heard last Thursday, Common Pleas Judge J. H. Lamneck ordered: (1)—the prosecutor to furnish Attys. Clair Hoffman and James Barnhouse a bill of particulars specifying the nature of the offense charged; (2)—the coroner to allow the attorneys to inspect all written statements and testimony taken by the coroner, or in which he participated at the inquest into Swonger’s death. This includes any statement taken by the coroner, or in which he participated, from Crago himself. Lamneck further ordered the coroner to file any written statements or testimony in connection with the inquest; (3)—the defense attorneys Merchants Plan Downtown Event Plans were made for a Pre-July 4 “Sellebration” when Downtown Dover Merchants Assn. met yesterday in Espen-schied’s. Downtown stores will remain open until 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July I, and until IO p.m. on Thursday, featuring items at special prices. The sale will replace the pre- could inspect the truck owned by Swonger which is now in custody of Dover police; (4)—that defense attorneys could inspect and photograph any instruments allegedly used by Crago in the death of Swonger. Lamneck, however, denied Barnhouse and Hoffman their request for the prosecutor to produce a copy of a statement or statements allegedly made by Crago pertaining to Swonger’s murder. The judge also overruled the defense lawyers’ demand to inspect and photograph all chattel and personal property taken by police officers in a warranted search. Patrick Quits As Spies' Aide to proceed with their plans despite the disappearance of three of their colleagues in that southern state, a spokesman says. Observers on the campus of the Western College for Women said the second class of volunteers for the Mississippi summer project appeared shaken hut undaunted by the news that Andy Goodman, 20. of New York City, a member of the first class and two fellow civil rights workers have disappeared in central Mississippi. “As far as we know, no one withdrew from the project after hearing the news,” said a spokesman for the National Council of Churches, which op- 388 persons, including stuff members, are taking part in the second phase of the program. “This tragedy has had no effect at all on the project,” the spokesman said. “The curriculum will continue as planned.” He said the students were told repeatedly to consider whether they still wanted to go through with the project. An intensive hunt is on in Mississippi for the three volunteer workers. Their burned out car was found by searchers yesterday, but no trace of the trio has been found. Goodman was one of 175 “graduates” of the first class of See TRA INF; KS, Page IO VIET NAM PREMIER SPEAKS: Khanh Taylor Approves Selection Atty. James S. Patrick today submitted his resignation as assistant prosecutor to Harlan Spies, prosecuting attorney. Patrick said “our firm simply is too busy with private business for me to consider spending more time as your assistant, although I have much enjoyed our association the last 5 years.” He is a member of the firm of Patrick, Patrick & Lehigh. The resignation is effective June 30. His letter also stated: “The work of the Prosecutor’s Office has rapidly grown and you certainly need a fulltime assistant now rather than one on a parttime basis as I have been so Crago’s attorneys had filed employed. I urge that my their motion to obtain the evi-See CRAGO, Page 2 Hotel To Expand Parking Facility Officials of Reeves Realty Co.    . have announced purchase of the *rY,*° Ppcvent Patrick from de-Isaly Store building, contiguous v°Hnf? his full efforts replacement be on a fulltime basis if County Commissioners will authorize expenditure of necessary additional funds.” “I definitely feel that Tuscarawas County has lost a good public servant,” Spies stated. “However, at no time would I By PETER ARNETT SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP)-—Premier Nguyen Khanh told his people today: “The free world countries are right at our side and if necessary will tackle the problem of communism right at its roots.” His statement coincided with a declaration from Peking that “the situation in Indochina has become increasingly grave in the past few days.” Japanese papers were expressing concern over U.S. policy. Khanh said appointment of Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor as the new U.S. ambassador to Saigon “is proof of the U.S. administration’s determination to continue exterminating communism to preserve freedom.” Khanh spoke at the Gulf of Thailand town of Ruch Cia, at the end of a two-day tour of the southern Mekong River Delta. Henry Cahot Lodge, who is retiring as ambassador, said he does not see how the war here can he an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign. "It involves the Eisenhower administration and the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and the Truman administration,” he a n dI said. preparations “for new military adventures.” “The situation in Indochina has become increasingly grave in the past few days,” he said. “In disregard of the serious See SELECTION, Page 2 Blunts Deny Igniting Car Of Dover Man to Hotel Reeves in New Philadelphia, from the estate of William Robb. Plans call for removal of the back portion of the building to enlarge the hotel parking lot. The dairy store will remain in operation. time to his private practice.” Spies said he personally would Sc** PATRICK, Page 2 A Red Chinese broadcast from Peking said the Communist vice premier, Chen Yi, spoke of U.S. ON THE INSIDE Watch Is Found Ernest and David Blunt of RD 2, Dover, were placed in County Jail after they appeared before Northern District Court Judge Charles Eckert yesterday on a destruction of property charge filed by George F. Kaiser Jr. of 115 N. Wooster Ave., Dover. The brothers, who pleaded innocent, were unable to post $300 bond. Kaiser claims the Blunts set his car afire June 18 near Strasburg, causing damage of $75. Ernest Blunt was .sentenced Nov. 31, 1961, to I to 7 years on charges of cattle rustling and 3 days later he broke out of the County Jail with Gilbert Blankenship. He was captured Dec. 8 near Strasburg. The 2 are to appear in court again tomorrow. viously-planned July 2 Hoote-The‘ 2- nanny, which was dropped be-wheeler was taken to the police cause of lack of participating. Court, garage.    groups The keepsake watch stolen Ira Ross of New Philadelphia _ Around The World ........... IO    from the office of Brig. William was fined $54.70 by Judge Eek* .    ,    Dear Abby ................... 31    Murtaugh of the Salvation Army ert yesterday on a charge of Released On Bond    Doctor Crane ................. 29    on Public Square is back in    his    larceny,    also filed by Kais- John C. Centoben, 21, of 717    Doctor Writes ................ 29    possession.    er. The    case involved the Trenton Ave., Uhrichsville, was    Goren On Bridge ............. 31    Al Wemsz of 327 W. 4th    St.    theft of a    mirror, a fuel line and released from County Jail yes-1    Horoscope .................... 31    spotted the gold watch along    the    2 electric    light fixtures valued terday on $1,500 bond on a bas-    Hospital News ................ IO    curb on Walnut St. this morning    at $15. tardy charge filed in Juvenile Radio-Television .............. 20    and took it to the police station. The charge had no connection He will appear before | Sports ................... 17    &    18    The timepiece has been in the with those filed against the I Judge Ralph Finley.    Women’s Page .......... 14    &    15    Murtaugh family since 1898.    Blunts. MOVING DAYS. Bobbie Brooks Ire. has started to move manufacturing equipment into the pilot plant (top) on the former Children's Home property on S. Tuscarawas Ave.. Dover. The sewing machinery (pictured at right) will be relocated before the week ends, according to Sid Gross, manager of the training operation on Iron Ave., be hind Union Hospital. Fifty women are scheduled to report for work Monday at the pilot plant, which was erected by the Community Improvement Corp. Gross anticipates employment of 200 within a year and additional hiring will be started immediately. ;

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