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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter September 3, 1964

Dover Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - September 3, 1964, Dover, Ohio Figures Substantiate 'Underpaid' Claims By Local Police, Firemen By Pete Groh Dally Reporter Staff Writer The majority of Dover and New Philadelphia firemen and policemen, as well as other city employes, believe they are underpaid. And, compared with the earnings of city and area persons employed in industry, they are right. While a Dover patrolman or fireman is grossing $4,721 annually, the breadwinner next door is “knocking down” considerably more! As a comparison, the 1963 av-erage income per household was $7,098 in Dover, $6,231 in New Philadelphia and $5,829 for the county as a whole. Even worse off is a New Philadelphia traffic officer or firefighter — whose pay is $200 less or $4,500. Supervisory personnel of either department aren’t much better off. A Dover police captain receives $5,092, while a New Philadelphia captain gets $4,800. The figures are similar for Fire Department captains. Heads of the departments — Police Chiefs Garrison G. Groh and Louis Clark and Fire Chiefs Glenn Heck and Clarence Shill ing — receive an average annual gross income ranging from $5,700 to $6,240. New Philadelphia’s Chief Clark recently questioned: “Who ever heard of a supervisory employe in industry making $475 per month?” Clark, who receives $5,700 annually, oversees 4 deskmen, 12 policemen, and 12 part-time school patrolmen, besides having other duties connected with the department. He even occasionally works on the desk when his shifts are short-handed. Threats of wholesale resignations in both the Dover and New Philadelphia fire and police de partments have been rumored over the past months, but they seem unlikely. For the most part they are family men who need their pay checks — no matter how small —every 2 weeks to pay bills and provide for the needs of their wives and youngsters. Although there is, on occasion, considerable griping and complaining by firemen and policemen, there also is job dedication. Good police and fire protection, without question, are es- See POLICE, FIREMEN, Page 8 Average Weekly Income for Dover, New Philadelphia and Area Police and Fire Departments Deskman Patrolman Fireman . Sergeant Lieutenant Captain ., Chief ..., Dover Dover Philo Philo Wooster Cambridge Ashland Police Fire Police Fire Police Police Police $ 75.60 — $ 69.23 — $ 90.80 ... $ 86.53 $ 96.15 $ 73.84 $ 92.61 mmm $ 90.72 $ 86.53 $ 94.00 ... — $105.76 $ 76.15 $ 96.94 $ 94.08 — _ —- $ 97.60 $ 97.44 $ 92.30 $ 92.30 $115.38 $120.00 $120.00 $109.61 $109.61 $137.50 $107 JO $119.15 MiSiiiii * mmmm rn " *, ORM aff. wm& Figures in the above chart were obtained from Dover and New Philadelphia city auditors while out-of-town amounts were taken from a 1964 publication of the National Order of Police Lodge. With the exception of Ashland, all departments pay for overtime duty. There is a $150 annual longevity pay after 5-year service on the Cambridge department Dover police and fire figures are based on the top level of the current pay scale. 24 Hours A Day Someone From The Reporter Is Working For YouThe Daily Reporter HOME EDITION VOL 61. NO. 46.    30    PAGES.Largest Circulation In Tuscarawas CountyDover-New Philadelphia, Ohio, Thursday, September 3, 1964 Serving Over 11,000 Families PHONE 4-2167    7    CENTS Promises End To Draft Sen. Barry Coldwater (right) confers with Senate minority leader Everett Dirksen after the Senate, by a 49-44 vote, approved the administration’s modicare program. Coldwater criticized the program as a ’’significant step’’ toward turning tho Social Security Act into a relief and charity agency. ★ ★ Senate Leaders Push Health Bill Coldwater Dedicates Campaign To Pursuit Of Peace By WALTER R. MEARS PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Sen. Barry Goldwater, keynoting his campaign for the White House, promised today to end the draft, keep the peace and halt “the cancerous growth of the federal government.” “I do not intend to be a wartime president,” the Republican presidential nominee declared. And Goldwater said he would keep the peace without the draft. “Republicans will end the draft altogether, and as soon as possible,” he said. “That I promise you.” Goldwater accused President Johnson of using the Selective Service System “for political and social schemes.” Returning to the ancestral home where he launched his two campaigns for the Senate, Coldwater said in a prepared speech:    “The campaign we launch today is dedicated to peace through preparedness, progress through freedom, purpose through constitutional order.” Prescott authorities forecast a crowd of more than 35,000 — more than double the population of this one-time territorial capital in Arizona’s hill country, IOO miles from Phoenix. Rep. William E. Miller of New York, the Republican vice presidential nominee, was to be on hand for Goldwater’s kickoff. Goldwater will return the favor Saturday in Lockport, N.Y. In other opening shots of the Goldwater campaign against President Johnson: The Arizona conservative accused Johnson of using “the outmoded and unfair military draft system for social schemes as well as military objectives.” He said Johnson’s is an administration of “mobs in the street, restrained only by the plea that they wait until after election time to ignite violence once again.” He charged the President follows “the way of unilateral disarmament and appeasement in foreign affairs.” He said the growth of the federal government “must and shall be stopped.” But he added “prudence requires that we proceed slowly and steadily in withdrawing the central government from its many unwarranted interventions in our private economic lives.” Assailing Johnson’s handling of the Selective Service program, Goldwater declared: “Republicans understand that the military forces need trained volunteers who make the military service a career.” “Republicans understand that the purpose of the military forces is not social or political — it is to help keep the peace of the world,” he said. “To use military services for political or social schemes — as this administration does — is to drift closer to war on an ebbing tide of military strength.” Goldwater said the Republican party “is the peace party.” “I promise an administration that will keep the peace,” he added, “and keep faith with freedom at the same time.” He did not speU out his charge that Johnson has used the draft for social and political purposes. But Paul F. Wagner, press secretary, said Goldwater was talking about administration programs aimed at retraining of men rejected in pre-induction draft physicals. Johnson asked Congress on Aug. 14 for $16.7 million to help rehabilitate young men who are rejected by the draft on mental or physical grounds. The president announced last April a study of the draft system, and said that inquiry would consider the possibility of ending Selective Service within a decade. Goldwater said crime and lawlessness has mounted under the Democrats — and he linked that charge to civil rights rioting. He said it is not the function of the federal government to enforce local laws. “But it is a responsibility of the national leadership to make sure that it, and its spokesmen and its supporters do not discourage the enforcement or incite the breaching of these laws,” Goldwater said. Goldwater said Johnson seeks “concentration of power as an announced article of political faith.” Goldwater said he would See GOLDWATER, Page 8 ^Weathervane YESTERDAY High 80    Low    49 THE WEATHER ELSEWHERE High Low Pr. 93 63    .. Security bill with a program of;Wednesday with a dramatic 49-health care for the aged already 44 vote to add to it hospitaliza- written into it. tion and other health care bene- Sen. Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., fits for persons over 65. Albuquerque, clear By JOE HALL    [Friday    in    time for a three-day Chicago, clear 88 WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen-(Labor Day weekend.    'Cleveland,    clear ... 73 ate Democratic leaders drove! The biggest Senate fight on Los Angeles, clear . 85 for passage today of a Social the legislation was settled Miami, clear.......87 New York, clear ... 80 Pittsburgh, clear .. 76 St. Louis, clear .... 88 San Fran., clear ... 71 Washington, clear . 82 M-Missing TODAY 7 a.m............. RAINFALL Last 24 hours . none TOMORROW Sunrise............5:55 Sunset.............6:54 High 90    Low    62 Forecast: Sunny, hot, humid. the majority leader, obtained an WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate today defeated, 64-23, a Increased retirement and other benefits would also be pnv vided, and both the tax rates and the wage base on which they are levied would be raised proposal of Sen. Winston L. to meet the added costs Prouty, R-Vt., to raise the minimum monthly Social Security retirement payment from the present $40 to $70. It was the first time either branch of Congress ever had agreed to write a health care program into the 29-year-old i Social Security system. The ^‘Senate rejected similar proposals in 1960 and 1962. The health care amendment, sponsored by Sens. Albert Gore, D-Tenn., and Clinton P. Ander- agreement to limit debate on all remaining amendments. The first to be considered today was one by Sen. Winston L. son, D-N.M., was put through Prouty, R-Vt., to raise the mini- with votes of 44 Democrats and mum Social Security payment 5 Republicans, from $40 to $70 a month. It was! Opposed were 16 Democrats, not expected to be adopted. including 15 Southerners and Mansfield said the measure I Sen. Frank J. Lausche of Ohio, might be passed and sent back and 28 Republicans including to the House late today. If not, Sen. Barry Goldwater, his par- 66 53 62 M 58 M 66 58 57 50 he said, final action will come Phone Users Jump Gun On Changeover General Telephone Co. subscribers in the Mineral City and Sugarcreek area for the past several days have been able to reach patrons in the Dover-New Philadelphia exchange toll free. It is the result of direct-dialing equipment which is being tested prior to a Sept. 20 announcement of the direct line system. The Daily Reporter this morning was able to direct dial both areas, although some subscribers apparently have experienced difficulties due to the testing. Darrel Cope, district commercial manager, said the premature discovery of the direct-dial hookup will probably make testing and “tuning up” of the equipment difficult. He urged patrons not to attempt to use the system and said “restrictive measures will be taken if testing becomes impossible.” He said announcement of the direct service was planned for Sept. 20 when new telephone books are distributed. See HEALTH. Page 2 Winter Hours Set For Dover Library The Dover Public Library will be closed Monday in observaace of the Labor Day holiday and then begin its winter hours Tuesday. Hours Monday through Friday will be 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., with Saturday opening from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Judge Removes 5 Youngsters From 'Squalor' After listening to a story of squalor and neglect, Juvenile Judge Ralph Finley today ordered 5 children of Charles J. Rader of RD 3, New Philadelphia, placed in the temporary care of their maternal grandparents. A county public health nurse, a welfare caseworker and Juvenile Officer Harry Fisher testified to the unfit living conditions of the 3-room house occupied by the Raders off Old-town Road. Fisher said when he was called to investigate conditions on Aug. 26 there had been no water in the house for 2 weeks, the children and their mother were filthily dressed and the house was filled with stench and filth. Mrs. David Rice, caseworker, who had known of the situation since last February, told Finley today that on her visit Aug. 18 “that house was in as bad a WELCOME TO DOVER SCHOOLS. Twenty-threo teachers, new to the Dover School system this fall, were briefed on procedures at an orientation session this morning conducted by Supt. Emmet Riley and other school officials. The entire school staff will meet Tuesday for the annual convocation program. Shown are FRONT ROW—David Parks (left), Esther Clark, Charlotte Cole, Raymond Luys- ter, Roy Smith, Darrel Badertscher, William Monte, Judith Vasbinder, Charles Terry and Suzanne Stauffer. BACK ROW—Helen Carrico (left), Thomas Maurer, Charles Gower, Nancy McDonnell, Richard Kinder, Mabel Martin, Howard Dennison, Sara Armstrong, Betty Brandt and Karen Valentine. Not shown are Beatrice Huff, Georganne Gelts and Wayne Reese.    _ See JUDGE REMOVES, Page 2 FUNERAL SET SATURDAY York To Get Military Farewell This sketch of Sat. Alvin C. York, hora of the Argonne Forest battle in World War I. is by Associated Press Artist John Carlton. (AP Wirephoto). By BILL RAWLINS PALL MALL, Tenn. (AP) -Sgt. Alvin C. York, who rode out to war 47 years ago in a horse-drawn surrey, has returned to his beloved green valley of the Three Forks of the Wolf. President Johnson led tributes from across the nation. The doughboy hero of World War I died Wednesday in Nashville’s Veterans Hospital at the age of 76. succumbing to a urinary tract infection. The funeral, to which President Johnson and other leaders will send representatives or attend, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at York’s Chapel here on the banks of the Wolf River in the Cumberland Mountains. The President expressed his sorrow Wednesday, saying the Medal of Honor winner “epitomized the gallantry of American fighting men and their sacrifices in behalf of freedom.” Gen. Harold J. Johnson, chief of staff of the 3rd Army, released this statement: “In recognition of the special place See YORK, Page 8 Sfucki Permit Holder To Ask For Cancelation IN SOUTH VIET NAM Another development, which could cap all previous actions, evolved today in the county’s move to close Stucki’s Tavern at 206 N. Tuscarawas Ave., Dover. John Stucki of Wilmot, named as holder of the liquor permit in a temporary injunction granted last Thursday by Common Pleas Judge J. H. Lam-neck, told The Daily Reporter this morning he will ask the Ohio Board of Liquor Control to cancel the permit immediately. John, a brother to Franz Stucki, of Baltic, operator of the tavern, said he was taking this course of action to avoid further association of his name with the tavern. In the injunction request, Pro-See STUCKI, Page 2 warn MmmmmmMMMmmm m ON THE INSIDE I    MSMMMKV Around The World Dear Abby ....... Khanh Resumes Leadership Role 8 29 By MALCOLM W. BROWNE SAIGON, South Viet Nam (AP) — Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh again assumed full command of South Viet Nam’s shaky government today. The premier said he had won support of Buddhist leaders who were threatening to renew antigovernment violence unless their demands were met. Khanh’s return to power after a five-day “temporary retirement” at the mountain resort of Dalat was disclosed by a government spokesman following a six-hour emergency Cabinet session. Khanh flew to Saigon from Dalat amid reports that he was demanding full support from all members of the caretaker government that had been led by acting Premier Nguyen Xuan Oanh. “The military has promised Gen. Khanh their complete support. The situation looks much more stabilized today,” the spokesman said. Khanh, 37, was expected to with Nguyen Ton Hoan, leader of the party who resigned Wednesday as vice premier after charging Khanh’s government had no legal standing. “Gen. Khanh plans no reprisals against them,” the spokesman said. Khanh also won an agreement from Buddhist leaders to call off a planned hunger strike and a See KHANH, Page 2 Philo Youngster Gets $4,350 In Court Judgment New Minimum Wage In Effect For 3.6 Million WASHINGTON (AP)-A new federal minimum wage of $1.15 per hour goes into effect today, covering some 3.6 million workers who were brought under federal labor standards in 1961. But the Labor Department estimates the law will bring pay raises to only about half a million of these. The others are already making at least $1.15. The Labor Department figures the pay raises for about 565,000 workers making less than that will increase their annual income by a total of about $115 million — an average of about $200. The hourly increase from $1 primarily affects workers in retail, service and construction trades. Next year, they will step up to the $1.25 minimum that a1- Warren E. Schilling, 6, of 705 2nd St. SE, New Philadelphia, son of Maurice and Beverly Schilling has been awarded a .    ...    .... $4,350 settlement for injuries re- ready covers some 25 million ceived on last Oct. I when struck | Amenran 'J'0/    „ . . . by a truck at the corner of The *avv taking effect today, a Commercial Ave. and 2nd St. 1961 amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act, also requires time and one-half pay ports that Robert J. Warner was ifor overtime beyond 42 hours a driver of the truck owned by week' lnstead °' 44 hours- SE, New Philadelphia. The Probate Court entry re- Dr. Alvarez .................. 27    retain    members    of    the    powerful    j    Stocker    Concrete    Co.    of    Gnad- Dr. Crane .................. 27    Dai    Viet    party in the govem- Goren On Bridge ............ 29    ment and    the armed    forces. Be- Hospital News ................ 8    fore    Khanh went to    Dalat last Obituaries .................... 2 Sports .................. 15    &    16 Television .................. 17 Women’s Pages ........ 12    &    13 Your Horoscope  ......... 27 enhutten, which allegedly struck the boy. Also named as defendant parties in the settlement week, following violent antigov- were Stocker Sand and Gravel eminent demonstrations, he Co. and William B. Stocker, charged that members of the j A guardianship was establish-party had plotted against his ed for the settlement money in government. He conferred today I care of the toy’s mother. DAY BRIGHTENER A detour is a route on which you can’t inquire where you art. ;

  • Albert Gore
  • Alvin C. York
  • Barry Coldwater
  • Barry Goldwater
  • Beatrice Huff
  • Betty Brandt
  • Charles Gower
  • Charles J. Rader
  • Charles Terry
  • Clarence Shill
  • Clinton P. Ander
  • Darrel Badertscher
  • Darrel Cope
  • David Parks
  • David Rice
  • Emmet Riley
  • Esther Clark
  • Everett Dirksen
  • Frank J. Lausche
  • Franz Stucki
  • Georganne Gelts
  • Glenn Heck
  • Harold J. Johnson
  • Harry Fisher
  • Helen Carrico
  • Howard Dennison
  • Joe Hall
  • John Carlton
  • John Stucki
  • Judith Vasbinder
  • Karen Valentine
  • Louis Clark
  • Mabel Martin
  • Malcolm W. Browne
  • Mike Mansfield
  • Nancy Mcdonnell
  • Nguyen Khanh
  • Nguyen Ton Hoan
  • Nguyen Xuan Oanh
  • Paul F. Wagner
  • Philo Youngster
  • Ralph Finley
  • Raymond Luys
  • Richard Kinder
  • Robert J. Warner
  • Roy Smith
  • Sara Armstrong
  • Suzanne Stauffer
  • Thomas Maurer
  • Warren E. Schilling
  • Wayne Reese
  • William B. Stocker
  • William E. Miller
  • William Monte
  • Winston L. Son

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Publication: Dover Daily Reporter

Location: Dover, Ohio

Issue Date: September 3, 1964

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