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Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - March 9, 1960, Steubenville, Ohio f "1 WEATHER: Cold with light snow tonight, Thursday. mlnnight, 16; 6 a.m.. 11; Tuesday maximum. 28; Tuesday minimum. .=>'; March rainfall. 1.21; March normal. 0.06, year rainfall, 7.67; year normal, v.10; river, 17.0. STEUBENVILLE HERALD-STAR home Complete News Coverage of Weirton, Follansbee, Wei Isburg, Toronto, Mingo Junction and the Tri-State Area Edition VOL. 154, NO. 236 PHONE AT 2-5311 STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 1960 40 PAGES SinRle n Weekly by AOrt Copy 'C Carrier Daily RESCUERS HEARING 18 TRAPPED MINERS fKINCIPALS AT SAFETY AWARDS DINNER. Pictured are the principals at the annual safety awards banquet last night co-sponsored by the Jefferson County Industrial Safety Council and the S'.cubenville Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Industrial Commission of Ohio, Division of Safety and Hygiene. LEFT TO RIGHT are Dr. Charles E. Irvine, sales, management and industrial communication consultant, the guest speaker; James H. Fltiker, superintendent of the Division of Safety and Hygiene, who presented the award winners with plaques; William S. Wel-day, chairman of the Jefferson County Industrial Safety Council, and Earl Neeb, chairman-elect of the council. 4- Plan Approved For Relocation Of Water Lines Council Authorizes Director to Proceed With High St. Job City Council Tuesday authorized Service Director Frank Januszkiewicz to enter into contract for the relocation of the water iines in the area of the High Street Thoroughfare project without advertising for bids.- Other ordinances enacted were: Authorized the service director to advertise for bids and contract for the city insurance. Authorized the service director and the mayor to enter into a contract for the shop plans for a bridge -in the High Street project. Directed the auditor to transfer $40 for the payment of recording fees. Accepted the platting of the streets.in the Metropolitan Hous ing project. Council authorized the service director to accept bids for the relocation of the water lines after a motion to suspend the rules and hear the third reading on the ordinance was defeated earlier. Rules Suspension Opposed After the second reading, Coun cilmen John Carrigg, Charles Sterling and Harold Dever voted against suspension of the rules. However, Mr. Januszkiewicz informed Council "we, the administration want to be absolved of any claims against the city for failure to move equipment on the project. We are not responsible for any claims against the city," he declared. He informed Council the Awards Presented At Dinner County Industries Cited For Safety Recognition was paid andIhome and is a do-it-yourself pro awards presented last night dur-pect- ing the annual Jefferson County I The speaker warned his audience Industrial Safety Council awards banquet to those industries which achieved special. safety accomplishments during the past year.. Some 350 industrial management representatives and plant person hel engaged in safety attended the dinner meeting at the Masonic Temple. The Jefferson County Industrial Safety Council of the Steubenville Chamber of Commerce and the Industrial Commission of Ohio. Division of Safety and Hygiene, co-sponsor the annual accident prevention campaign in the area and stress safety for all employes of industry and provide plans for ways, and means of improving conditions in district plants. Dr. Irvine Speaks Dr. Charles E. Irvine, a native Ohioan and a consultant in sales training, management training and industrial communication was the guest speaker at the awards banquet. Dr. Irvine, presenting a fresh and new approach to a 24-hour a day subject labeled his talk "Hi Fidelity Selling in Safety" emphasizing that good selling begins at (Turn to COUNCIL on Page 2) Neiv Financial Woes Created By Snowfalls Service Director Frank Janusz kiewicz told City Council Tuesday night Old Man Winter put a heavy dent In the funds in the street maintenance and repair department. Mr. Januszkiewicz said snow during a period from Feb. 13 through March 8 had cost the city $27,612.54, not including labor and equipment furnished by the water and sanitation department. The service director told Council he was making the report for their study "because in the next few days we are facing another crisis concerning the finances of the maintenance and repair department." He said the latest snow cost the city 13,403.85 and listed the cost of labor in the clean-up operations from Feb. 13 as $16,357.31. He re-' ported snow moving e q u i p m ent rental cost $5,984. ' Later in the meeting Auditor Thomas McDonald told Council he had just enough funds in the maintenance and repair for one more payroll "and a little more." He said he was making the report iso Council would "know that 'you're going to have to do something." The city recently borrowed $50,-000 to bolster the sagging funds of the maintenance and repair department. It was estimated the borrowed funds would carry the department through to the first of May. A Valley Gas Firm Cites Huge Loss Manager Asks PUC For Increase to Meet High Costs COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP^-Ohio Valley Gas Co. lost more than a million dollars in its Steubenville dishiet *last year, I. L. Briscoe of Columbus, manager of the company's rate department, told the Publir Utilities Commission. Briscoe testified during the first day cf hearings on the company's request for an emergency increase in rates. The hearing is continuing today. The Steubenville district covers Belmont, Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson and Monroe counties, and the proposed rate increase would apply to natural gas serv ice in the homes and businesses of about 43,000 customers. Ohio Valley, which also serves an Ironton district about 100 miles away, took over the Steubenville district at the start of 1959 from Manufacturer's Light & Heat Co Both are subsidiaries of the Co-Columbia Gas System Inc. Revenue Fell Off When taxes and other factors are included, Briscoe testified, Ohio Valley's revenues fell $1,091,129 short of meeting costs last year In filing for the emergency increase two months ago, company President Allan W. Lundstrum wrote (he commission that "increased costs of furnishing natural gas service make this step necessary." Morton Lewis of New York, assistant treasurer of Columbia Gas, recommended the commission approve a 6.75 percent rate of return. John H. Zerbe of Akron, repre cept in isolated instances, to boast of a record of which we can sincerely be proud." Crusade to Sell Safety Dr. Irvine called for a "crusade to sell safety" spelling out the letters of the word and placing a meaning on each letter. He termed "c" the need for a better concept of selling safety and accident prevention by placing the meaning of safety into life's pattern. He said "r" was for resourcefulness in presenting safety in a manner ail can understand. The letter "s" was for sensitivity to the needs of the people in presenting a safety program, the speaker pointed out. He called "a'' the ability to learn and adopt that learning in the field of safety. Dr. Irvine said "d" the sixth letter was for desire to serve fellow-man and the letter "e" he said stood for enthusiasm, the kind that makes people interested in saving the lives of others by proper safety methods. Finally, he returned to the letter "u" which he had omitted. He (Turn to AWARDS on Page 2) President Reports on Tour Ike SaysS. American JJ. S. Relations 'High WASHINGTON (AP) - President Eisenhower says relations between the United States and Latin America have reached "an all-time high." But a growing diplomatic storm with the Fidel Castro government of Cuba provided a sharp exception to the general picture Eisenhower painted in a nationwide television address Tuesday night. Eisenhower made no reference to Cuba as he reported to the American people on his 15,560-mile tour of four South American countries. Despite the excellent relations he reported, he said there were some notable exceptions. , "An even firmer partnership must be our goal," he added. Statement Rejected Shortly before he spoke, Cuba rejected as insulting a statement by Secretary of State Christian A, Herter Monday denouncing implications by Castro that U.S. sabotage may have been involved in last week's explosion of an ammunition ship in Havana. Herter had called the accusation "baseless, erroneous and misleading," and said it raised questions of the Castro regime's desire for better relations with this country. Cuba fired back Tuesday night a protest "against the aggressive tone derogatory to our national dignity." Foreign Minister Raul Roa insisted that Cuban representatives must be addressed with "absolute respect. . . without descending to offensive utterances of a personal character." The State Department declined immediate comment. In his speech, Eisenhower called that despite the progress made in Lenting East Liverpool, Steuben-reducing the number of industrial vill6j Martins Ferry, Wells ville accidents "we are not able, ex-.|'BeUalre and other communities objecting to the increase, will present his arguments after the company case, as will Robert White of Cincinnati, counsel for a group of industrial customers. Ralph N. Mahaffey, former chief examiner for the commission and now an attorney for Ohio Valley said a lower wholesale rate approved by the Federal Power Commission for Manufacturer's Light � Heat-from which Ohio Valley gets most of its gas - means Ohio Valley can ask for less than originally supposed. The present rate, he said, is 15.426 cents per 100 cubic feet for the first 1,000 cubic feet, 7.625 cents per 100 for the next 4,000, and 7.425 per 100 for all over 5,000. New Rate Cited The new rale, Mahaffey explained, is one cent less per 1,000 cubic feet ineach step than one proposed by the utility in January. It is 29.0 cents per 100 cubic feet for the first 1,000, 7.7 for the next 99,000, 7.4 for the next 200,000, 5.725 for the next 5,000,000, 5.4 for next 18,000,000, and 4.4 for the next 200,000,000. Mahaffey said it represents a 75 percent increase, or about $298,60 a year, compared with a 16 percent, $1,200,000 increase first proposed two months ago. hoiL, CONTROL SUfnatVISORS. A group of past supervisors of the Jefferson Soil Conservation District supervisors and the present board of supervisors are pictured. TOP: In the front row are past district supervisors who Were presented certificates in recognition of their efforts. LEFT TO RIGHT are Mrs. .W. Reid Scott of RD 2, Steubenville, who accepted for her husband the late W. R. Scott; Charles Kirk of RD.2, Adenaj Robert Simeral also of RD 2, Adena; C, W. McKnight of Cambridge, area conservationist, U. S. Soil Conservation Service; Back row (left to right) arc E. E. Davidson of East Springfield and August DeNardi of RD 2, Dillonvale. BOTTOM. Front row (LEFT to RIGHT) are Walter Sutton of RD 1, Irondalc; John Ferguson, assistant director, Ohio Division of Natural Resources, the guest speaker at the 14th annual meeting, and Edgar Buchanan of East Springfield. BACK ROW are (LEFT to RIGHT) Robert Gray of Knoxville, Osney Cunningham ot RD i, Steubenville, and Paul Ramsey of RD 1, Richmond. his tour of South American coun-tires "a most instructive and rewarding experience." 'Misunderstandings' He stressed repeatedly that "serious misunderstandings" still impede the development of the best possible relationships between this country and its neighbors to the south. His speech set forth no new policy or specific proposals for dealing with Latin American problems although he declared this country's intentions to do what it can to help them speed their industrial development. Diversification of agriculture and industry, Eisenhower said, would help many of the countries which depend for their economic well being largely on a single product, such as coffee. 2 Suspects Face Robbery Charges The Steubenville police reported the.' plan to file robbery charges today against Michael Noonan, 20, of 451 Railroad Ave. and Joe Kon-iski 21, of 716 North St. The pair is being held as suspects in the beating and robbing of George Loschiavo, 44, of 324 S. 4th St. Monday morning in the 100 block of S. Commercial Street. Detective Umberto Porreca said they have admitted robbing Mr. Loschiavo of about $40. The police are also holding a 21-year-old S. 4th Street girl, who has denied taking part. Mr. Loshchiavo was taken to the Ohio Valley Hospital where he was treated for a laceration of the head and two loosened teeth. Heavy Voting By Democrats In Hampshire Kennedy Total High; Nixon Also Receives Top Ballot Amount MANCHESTER, N. H. (AP)~ An avalanche of Democratic votes in th
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