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Daily Reporter, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1964, Dover, Ohio 24Hours A Day From Working For You THE DAILY REPORTER 22 largest Circulation In terawas County DoverNew Augutf HOM6 EDITION PHONE 42167 7 CENTS Developments In Next 24 Hours Considered Decisive 30 Bombers Reach Saigon Chief John Meissner left is shown with his his Lee Roth of and 2 sons as Henry executive officer of the prepares to present him with a plaque from his fellow chief petty officers upon his Meissners holds a flag presented to the chief by the officers and men of the unit as younger smiles for the Former A naval career began more than 21 years ago was cli maxed at retirement ceremo nies this week for a former New Philadelphia resident at the Na val Air Reserve training unit in Chief Yoeman John Meiss son of and Meissner of RD New Phila is retiring from active service and will be a full time salesman with an automobile dealer in His wife is the former Mary Louise daughter of and Lee Roth of 230 21st The Meissners have 2 and Doug Chief Meissner enlisted in the Navy in and was a member of the Navy Band until being assigned to the USS an ammunition later that He participated in the DDay Invasion of Normandy in 1944 and the invasion of southern for which the com mander of the Eighth Fleet awarded the ship a citation for outstanding performance in serving combat ships in both in Switching to the Pacific area of the ship delivered ammunition to the invasion forces at Iwo Jima and the the USS leaking oil from damage by depth embarked for the Unit ed States and was 60 miles from when the war was dared Chief Meissner was released from active duty to litf Net My Car but returned the following Au gust with 3 formed what is now the Naval Re serve Training Center at Can In 1948 he joined the Nava Air Reserve Training Command at the naval air station in Ak He was promoted to chie petty officer and assigned as yeoman in charge of the admin istration department in When the air station at Akron was decommissioned in he was assigned to the Lakehurs unit and was again the yeoman in charge of the administrative During his service the 38year old retiree earned the following medals and ribbons good con duct with 4 naval re American Eu ropeanAfricanMiddle Eastern campaign with one Asi aticPacific World War II national defens service the armec forces reserve and the Philip pine He attended the Navy Lega School at Chie Petty Officer Leadership Schoo at and nigh courses at AHron University while in the After retirement ceremonie he was host at a party at th Lakehurst Golf Club with 160 o his friends from the area at He is scheduled to atten Dealers1 Sons School in troit next January as part of MS training for his new New Philadelphia police reported yesterday teat an auto fiwned by sjg tad of m I stoae had wttb a brefcea A ear was foujid with a broken wtodaw it wasat DAY MIGHTiNIB I sip jwre fed Investigators In Crago Case CalledToStand By Joe Woerdeman Daily Reporter Staff Writer Introduction of the alleged murder bloodstained clothing arid other high lighted testimony as the second legree murder trial of J a m e s doses Crago continued into its ourth Two Dover police a special deputy sheriff and a criminal investigation expert detailed events and identified evidence from the time Milton whom Crago claims he killed in was reported missing about last March Defense Clair Hoff man and James odged continued objections to the introduction of evidence which Prosecutor Harlan Spies had state witnesses describing and identifying since early Wednesday Their protest finally exploded n an outofcourt hearing in which Judge Lamneck fi nally ruled out a photograph of Swongers body as it was taken from a shallow grave in the rago A litter of the bloodstained arments of both Crago and Swonger and the splattered in terior lining of Swongers plus packages containing parti cles of Swongers hair found at the scene of the alleged crime has filled the court so that jury members had to step over and around some of it in order to get to their in barring the pho tograph said that he was allowing the various exhibits to be over the de fenses on understand ing that the prosecution would use it as proof of Cragos mali cious intent in killing They might as well show pictures of the man in a cof Barnhouse and argued that there could be no possible reason to introduce photographs of Swongers body except to inflame the jury by gruesome Spies answered It was very re ferring to the picture intro The prosecutor said We have a dozen such pictures from the grave to the but we are only showing He argued that the state should be able to use such dence to show Kenneth crim inal investigator for the Dover went on witness stane shortly before court adjournec yesterday and was still there at press time He testified that he had taken over investigation of the allegec Killing of Swonger about March 29 after reviewing Dexter Bells preliminary report concerning his findings in the Crago Dafforn said he immediately called Howard agent of the State Bureau of Investiga tion residing at and asked him to come to Dover where Crago was being held un der Dafforn said he interrogated Crago for about half an but did not relate what the man had told When Seith Dafforn they made a blood test of and found posi ive With that Dafforn aid Seith and other Dover olice proceeded to the Crago During the Swon ers body was discovered by afforn and a special sheriff Acting Coroner James ouglan was summoned to the cene and ordered the body aken to Union Hospital for fur her Dafforn said he was present hen Crago made a statement n March 30 in the Engineers iffice at Dover City Seith nd Chief Deputy John Barlock Iso were Dover Police hief Garrison Groh was there art of the Dafforn Spies did not ask Dafforn to reveal Cragos The Dover investigator also See Page Old Fire Siren Recalled To Duty Dovers new fire last October at a cost of hjs proved inadequate be cause it cant tie beard to sev eral to the sity it is audible at greater Today the eW sireo was tog instaUec atop Hie Mu nicipal Light piaat The 2 sirens wilj be Pint Jailed Ham N was plasoi ia msiy after la 4 fine ol Weathervane YESTERDAY High 85 Law 51 By THE ASSOCIATED MESS High Mw Pr clear 71 cloudy clear 5jj Los cloudy m W New clear dear I0Q4Y TOMQIIQW M feiwaa awl wanner deputies Probe 2 Area Thefts Sheriffs deputies are invest ating the theft of from the lome of William Lehman of 225 16th New Philadelphia early this Lehman told deputies hat sometime after midnight someone entered her house b going through the garage am ook the money from the kitch Sheriffs deputies also were in vestigating a theft at the Dut on Farm Equipment Sales on EID south of Dennison at presi AAIG Reports Discounted By Embassy By MALCOLM BROWNE Viet Nam 30 Air B57 jet capable of carrying nuclear weapons when fitted for com today joined American and South Vietnamese standing watch to meet any attack from the Communist The fleet of twinengine Canberras sped to Saigon unheralded while a steady shuttle of transport planes completed overnight a buildup of troops and material in the area adjoining the North Vietnamese But officials reported to night there were casualties as the jet armada moved into the country under of dark They said four bombers crashed at or in the vicinity of Bien Hoa 15 miles north of and that two pilots probably were Air traffic came to a virtual halt The general feeling n Saigon was if nothing mportant happened in the next 4 the Gulf of Tonkin risis probably would be The alert status in South Viet Paul Frank begins packing for Sundays start of a years adventure as a teacher in Port Man Will Teach At Air Base In Japan PORT WASHINGTON lo cal man will take a 6000mile air trip to get to work this He is Paul son of and Robert Frank of RD who will leave Sun day to teach youngsters of American airmen in Frank will leave Sunday from Akron Canton airport with his final destination being Misawa Air Force Base near He will fly from Canton to San Francisco where he will have 5 days of free From San Francisco he will travel to Honolulu for a 2day stopover before heading for The youthful looking bachelor will not only instruct children of Air Force men stationed at the base but also some Japa RUTHLESS COMMUNIST Ho Chi Minh Now Is Chief Foe For By JOHN RODERICK TOKYO AP A shadowy ut famous Marxist ruler of a little known corner of Southeast Asia suddenly has become the direct adversary ol the United his torpedo boat nests the targets of American Siragglybearded Ho chi one time cabin cook and Soviet regarded many in his democratic HepuMe of North Viet Nam and by quite a few w south Yiet Nam as Us countrys greatest the undisputed leader of ladoehms war for in dependence from Behind his benjgo exterior JMes ojie of the most single skillful aM ruthJiss his Jaead w North Yiet he a force JA the itself nese children whose fathers work In addition to teaching social itudies and physical education tie stated that as far as he knows now he also will coach basketball and Frank is one of 15 teachers from West Vir Kentucky and Pennsylvan See PORT Page Veteran Actor Is Dead At 71 NEW YORK Cedric the English born actor who spent a lifetime on the stage and died ear ly today at the age of Cause of death was listed as a lung Hardwicke had been hospital ized about three weeks before his death in University Hospi Albert son of nd Walter Amos of 411 Chestnut is iboard the USS me of 3 attack carriers of the th Fleet involved in Viet Nam Amos is a barber aboard be Yarns capital was nowhere iear what it would be at ack considered There was no public an nouncement of the arrival of the J57s but they were seen by a correspondent on a runway apron occupied Wednesday by six supersonic F102 Delta Dag ger fighters from The 102s were perhaps to augment defensive aerial forces at Da a base on the South ihina Sea 280 miles northeast of A Embasy spokesman discounted two Saigon rumors which also lacked confirmation One was a story that Ho Chi As wellknown to American Utotion tatter Jwwn the Viet force is saM to he by ttos tin msms ttwe audiences as to Sir Ced spent much of his profes sional career shuttling between engagements in New York and During a 53year Sir Cedrics roles ran into the nun His last show on Broadway was last seasons Too True to be Sir Cedric was knighted in forces of tte yowg BepttMe of Vie wmk is fighting to JJje ComffiujttsJ strangle hold ttoeatejoing its The tws republics ottier across tine PayaJJei aye Wje Htt Meeting Reset TUSCARAWAS A meeting to air the consolidation of county schools was resehedulec for Friday night at in the high school band room after on ly 8 residents showed up las Members of the board o education will be on hand to an swer questions and explain their recommendatmn that Tuseara wasWarwick join the merger ON THE INSIDE Deajr Abby Your j president of North Viet had been replaced by a roPeking subordinate in the Vorth Vietnamese Communist The other was that two rpns of Sovietmade MIG fight irs had been flown into North Viet The spokesman said he had nothing to back up the rumoc about Ho Chi He said he had no informa tion about The spokesman said a United States note protesting North Vi etnamese torpedo boat attacks Sunday and Tuesday against 7th Fleet ships has not yet been We are in touch with several channels on this ht The United States does not maintain diplomatic relations with North Viet One chan nel for delivery of the could be the threenation Inter national Control Commission overseeing the Geneva agree ments that divided Viet Nam 10 years The spokesman said Ameri can and South Vietnamese mili tary forces are prepared to meet any Red retaliation for the aerial counterattack Wednesday against North Viet Nams torpedo boats and shore The United States is consider ing bringing in more air power if it is he but there are no plans to increase the ground forces beyond the recently See 30 Page Resolution Sent To Both Houses By ERNEST VACCARO WASHINGTON AP House and Senate committees quickly approved today a resolution backing President Johnsons military actions in Southeast Leaders scheduled it for Sen ate action later in the day and for House action There was one vote against the resolution in a joint meet ing of the Senate Foreign tions and Armed Services Com Wayne D cast In the House Foreign Affairs two Republicans re portedly voted but ho one voted Twenty nine members approved it Secretary of State Dean Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and Earle chairman of the Joint Chiefs of appeared first at the joint meeting of the Senate From there they crossed the Capitol to testify before the House In urging the Rusk asked that Congress leave Con munist aggressors in no doubt whatever of the unity and termination of the American people to defend Southeast Asia against Red supported by Secretary of Defense Robert See Page 3 Keeps Close Eye On Reef China By HARRY KELLY WASHINGTON AP The Hospital Qfl 19 United States pressed its mili tary buildup in Southeast Asia today as officials watched for any clue Red China might ig nore President Johnsons warn ing and start its troops march Many officials here doubted they They expressed be lief Peking m coofm itself to pro paganda which is al ready under The Commumst Chine SB charged the Uoite4 states wiih aggression against Nortij Yie iclping hand to prevent North Viet Nam from teeing subject o Secretary of state Pean Rusk ermed the situation explosive n the aftermath of the very successful American air trikes against Communist North Yiet Nams patrol boat We eaiffioi be eompjeteiy we about what the days ahead of us rosy Rusk aid the administration braced for a siege o 11 es U 9 has They said the 9 the United States more snips the iier RaJQger fjrom West the
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