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   Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - August 30, 1974, Steubenville, Ohio                                85 THE HERALDSTAR Complete News Coverage of Mingp Junction and the TriState Area PHONE 2825311 AUGUST 1974 24 PAGES Home Delivery CODV Sunday Ford Pledges Help In Jobs To Ohio State Graduates Ohio AP President Ford told members of an Ohio State University graduating class today that his administration wants to help them get a j o b that makes sense well as In an address prepared for summer commencement ex Ford contended that too many college graduates find a lack of job opportunities for their skills after fur ther study and the acquisition of new are told they are overqualified for employ Although this administration will not make promises it can not he I do want to pledge one thing to you here and now I will do everything in my power to bring education and employers together in a new climate of credibility an atmosphere in which univer sities turn scholars out and em ployers turn them Ford said the Labor Depart ment soon will announce a new program of grants to state and local governments to provide data on occupations available and to help channel potential employes into positions which are not only personally satis fying but financially reward He also said he has asked the secretaries of labor and of education and welfare to report to him on new ways to bring the world of work and the institutions of education closer Ford said skills and intellect must harmonize so that the wheels of industry riot only hurii but He continued I propose a great new part nership of labor and Why cant the universities of America open their doors to working men and not only as students but also as teachers Practical problem solvers can contribAftJto educa whether hold The matter is that education stran gled by I want to see labor open its ranks to the researchers and problemsolvers of academia whose research give better tools and io work 1 Ford said Con Friendship Park Airstrips Bids Again OverEst A third straight setback was encountered by Jefferson yesterday when they took bids for construction of an airport terminal at Friendship The lowest apparent came from Robert Gribben Construction of It was a combined bid for general construction and electrical plumbing a n d air conditioning Bidding on general con struction alone were Guy Johnston was the apparent low and Penn Construction of TriState Contracting of RD bid for the electrical plumbing and airconditioning The commissioners accepted the bids and referred them to consulting engineer Richard Zande of Columbus for his review and When bids were first taken on the project last Guy Johnston was the pparent low bidder with a quotation of The bids were rejected and advertised Penn Construction had the low bid of last March The commissioners learned that an balance remains from state funds which the county received for constructing and lighting the airport Auditor Delton Metzger said his records show the county received only out of tha two grants totaling The commissioners said they would check to see whether the state retained Citing the shortage of nursing home facilities pointed out to the commissioners 15 by the County Com prehensive Health Planning Steubenville Anthony DAurora offered for such use the Gill Memorial Hospital 726 Sixth and the Thomas More Dormitory on The College of Steubenville DAurora wrote that private enterprise or a governmental agency could convert the properties to nursing home facilities with financing through development bonds such as were employed by Ohio Valley Savings Loan and Ohio Valley Gill closed when John Hospital was opened in consisted of three buildings with square feet of floor space and 68 The property was appraised at in 1969 and the Sisters of Francis of Sylvania were authorized by Common Pleas Court two years ago to sell the property and apply the money further expansion of John Medical The College of Steubenville dormitory has square feet of floor space and consists of five floors with approximately 40 rooms on aach The Steubenville Area Chamber of Commerce asked the commissioners to take affirmative action on the Community Improvement cor poration request that they use their bonding at no expense to to finance expansion of facilities at The commissioners said they will act as soon as they have Prosecutor Joseph Lohas opinion on legality of the An agreement was entered into between the county welfare department and the Steubenville YMCA for purchase of cam pership services for 36 principally from foster The program would consist of a weeks activities such as field crafts and sports under sponsorship of the Total cost of the program is with the federal government paying 70 per The 30 per cent local share is being the Steubenville and the of welfare director Carl Bello said in commending the organizations for allowing un derprivileged children to par ticpate in such Lorraine Happ of 4595 Lexington a social worker in the county welfare ap pointed to a position on recommendation of effective Her pay goes from to bi Empire council wrote to the commissioners to ascertain whether state of county funds are available to install a tennis court near the shelter house in the The commissioners said they will be making more applications for totlot funds from the Bureau of Outdoor They suggested Empire officials have regional planning director Nicholas Kascrak assist them in making application for inclusion in the The BrookeHancock Jef Turn to Page gress next year to extend hir ing laws dealing with both vocational and higher educa Both are he because we need new jobs and new skills Altering his tone Ford concluded Sometimes feelings can get lost in I dont want that to happen here And so I want to share with you some thing I deeply feel The world is not a lonely There is light and life and love enough for us I ask you and all Americans to reach out and join hands with me and to gether we will seek it His speech was televised na tionally by the Public Broad casting The President made two ref erences to the major economic problems facing his audience and the rest the At one point he said Vith the war over and the draft your duty now to your country is to enlist hi the campaigns being waged against our urgent domestic threats especially which is Public Enemy Later he said We must make extraor dinary efforts to supply our our our technology and our human re sources to increase productivity at a faster Inflation is creating a national state of Productivity must im prove if we are to have a less inflationary In the long it is the only way we can raise wages without in flationary price Ford was making his second outoftown speaking trip since becoming President three weeks and officials here arranged a bipartisan welcome from Democratic John Gilligan and Columbus Mayor Tom a Ohio State football Coach Woody Hayes also was in the welcoming When Ford played on the 1934 Univer sity of Michigan football the Wolverines lost to Ohio State Ford was taking no politi cians with him qn the flight to Columbus aboard Air Force But Republican Samuel Devine and Chalmers Wylie arranged to meet him at the Port Columbus airport arid join him for 20minute motorcade to John where Ohio State basketball teams play their home University President Harold Enarson was to present an hon orary doctor of laws degree to Ford was due back in the White House during the noon hour and set up a schedule o appointments for the In developments on Thurs spokesman for Ford ruled out any tax increase re quests for this year but would not do the same for At this the President has no plans for asking for a tax in Press Secretary Je rald terHorst reaffirmed his opposi tion to limiting grain Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz said after a meeting with the plans to meet with European leaders as soon as deputy presssecre tary Jack Hushen Wellsville Route 7 Section News Briefs Legion To Buy Garfield School Site Members of the Argonne Post 3 Steubenville American meeting in special session Thursday voted overwhelmingly to purchase property at the corner of 5th and Madison the former site of Garfield for the construction of a new post No financial details were The property is owned by a private citizen who purchased the land from the Commander Connie Jones and other Legion officers said the plan to proceed quickly with the planning and building of the new Ford Rejects Limiting Grain Exports The President reaffirmed his previous position that he saw no need for export con Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz said on Thursday WASHINGTON AP Pres ident Ford has reaffirmed his opposition to limiting grain ex even as the Agriculture Department was reporting a surge in corn buying by the Common Market after a meeting with Sea Law Conference Adjowns Venezuela AP The third United Nations Law of the Sea Conference has ended with a call for negotia tions on a treaty for signing next year governing the use and protection of The stage of discussion in the form of general statements and set speeches must be rec ognized as definitely said the conference Hamilton Amerasinghe of Sri at the closing session The time has come for serious and earnest Petroleum Prices May Be Forced Up WASHINGTON AP The prices that consumers pay for petroleum products may have to be forced up as part of Proj ect a top Treas ury Department official Jack under secretary for monetary laid on Thursday that the gov ernment might have to act on prices as a move to cut de jnand and encourage develop ment of alternative energy Bennetts statement to report ers came a day after President Ford urged that Project Inde the governments energy development be Tokyo Blast Kills Seven At Lunchtime TOKYO AP An explosion believed caused by a time bomb in a business district street crowded with lunchtime strollers killed seven persons today and injured more than Police said they had no clue to those responsible for the blast outside the headquarters of Mitsubishi Heavy one of Japans major busi They said they were searching for the driver of a car who ignored an officers or der to stop and sped away from the Mitsubishi building shortly before the The blast left a hole the size of a football in the cement side walk at the entrance to the Two minutes before the a caller warned a Mitsubishi telephone operator that two time bombs had been set and the operator should let everyone know quickly so they could seek After the a call to Mitsubishis Osaka office warn Well conduct a class struggle tomorrow similar to what happened today in Tok Police said that caller might be a Mitsubishi is Japans defense but it has not been involved in any major public HeraldStars Sunday Scene The Piece of tiny wedgeshaped plot on LaBelle View Hill in has served as a city playground for several it has become a problem with LaBelle residents complainjuabout its safety and Ed the difficult ooeration of the talks about proposed improvements to the area in Sundays Herald Area motorists w h o have endured the slow trip through Wellsville when driving along Route 7 wont have to worry about that problem any A section of the heavilytraveled road was scheduled to be dedicated1 this weather Completion of the work means Steubenville residents now have an opportunity for the first time to drive to Chicago and numerous other cities along the interstate and turnpike network without leaving a four lane A ribboncutting ceremony was planned on the bridge at the intersection of 7 and 45 between downtown Wellsville and East Also scheduled1 to open within the next week is the entire four lane section of Route 7 between Shadyside and Powhatan in Belmont part of which has been used for some Opening of that roadway would end a nerve rattling ride on temporary Police Seek Kidnapers Of Mexican Mexico AP Officials maintained to day that there has been no word from the kidnapers of President Luis Echeverrias 83 yearold fatherinlaw since he was seized at a busy Guadala jara street corner two days Troops and police the hunt for the old Jose Guadalupe Zuno Zunos doctors said they feared for his life because he must have daily Persistent unofficial reports attributed the kidnaping to the leftist guerrillas of the Peoples who kidnaped ConsulGen Armed Revolutionary eral Terrance Leonhardy in Guadalajara 18 months But federal and state officials said they had nothing to con firm these and sources close to the Zuno family said it had received no demands or notes from the Pedro Ojeda Paul lada reaffirmed the nonegotia tions policy Echeverria adopted after freeing 30 political prison er to ransom The people and the government do not make deals with crimi said A HeraldStar Student Subscription is Better Than A Letter from To place your order at special student mail subscription rate call gravel roads for persons traveling south of Jefferson County to the Ohio The Soda of contractor for the Wellsville section of the was to have completed the project by but its opening was moved up tothis morning to ease the Labor Day traffic Some work remains to be including final shoulder work on some work on slopes and1 paving of parts of routes 45 and 39 beneath the new State officials say the project cost in cluding engineering and right The contract price was The federal govern ment contributed The work began The project includes six bridges and interchanges with routes 39 and Phillip state transportation Robert highway 11 deputy John division engineer of the Federal Highway and Wellsville and Soda of ficials were to take part in ihis mornings Wayne Hays also was invited HES A WINNER William Culver of Columbus throws his arms high in the air after learning of his prize in the Buckeye 300 lottery With the problems of inflation covering the front the cash is indeed good news to a construction worker and father of Wirephoto Phone Rate Hikes Sought For Area ProMakamos Leader Wounded By Assassins Cyprus AP Vassos a proMa karios Greek political suffered minor wounds in the head and shoulder today when assassins his car with Lyssarides Doros was and the drivers wife was wounded se Two passersby also were Lyssarides heads a socialist party whose members battled the Greekled national guard and the EOKAB under ground when they overthrew President Makarios on July After the Lyssarides and his supporters went into and EOKAB terrorists launched an islandwide hunt for Lyssarides emerged a fortnight after Makarios Glafcos re placed EOKA leader Nikos Sampson as The assassination attempt could be the start of new war fare among the Greek Cypriot political actions which pushed their differences into the back ground after the Turkish in Aquanaut Tbnight Special With Everyone admitted Free Steubenville area telephone users be paying a 20cent charge for directory assistance and calls from pay phones in the The Ohio Bell which plans to seek a rate hike before theend this is considering eliminating free directory assistance The 10cent pay station call is to in crease to 15 or 20 Ronald Steubenville Commercial Manager for Ohio stressed that specific amounts and services affected are not definite at this but that increases in pay phone rates and a charge for calling the information operator are being The information operation is according to Bridge Opening Delayed By Rain Traffic A Mess Theres nothing much worse than waking up on a Friday morning getting stuck in a traffic jam on the way to Thats what several hundred local drivers laced this morning as heavy rains forced a delay in the reopening of the Fort Steuben Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation started work on spot of the span at midnight and were to have the job done by 6 last nights rain forced the crews to fall behind causing the early morning traffic The bridge finally reopened at At 7 traffic was backed up on and and and 4th as waited to cross the Market Stree On the West Virginia major traffic tieups were reported on Main Street in Weirton and Route The welding project was part of the general repair and cleanup the Fort Steuben span underwent during the Its only fair to charge t H e people who actually use directory That can keep everyones basic telephone rate as low as y Focht said that about seven per cent of Ohio Bells customers make more than half of the calls to directory arid eight out of ten of those calls are for numbers listed correctly in the He So we should ask that small percentage to pay the costs Cincinnati Bell imposed a charge last year for providing information to and the number of requests dropped 73 per cent the first In Cincinnati the first three directory assistance callseach month are After that they cost 20 cents Handicapped coin hotels and motels in Cincinnati are exempt from the We are thinking seriously ol adopting a similar plan the next time we ask for rate in Focht if the timecomes when we start charging for directory assistance there would be special arrangements made for han dicapped persons several free calls per month granted to each of our customers to allow for normal require Ohio Bell is also considering increasing the cost of pay phone calls because equipment and maintenance costs keep going Pay phone rates have riot been increased since 1952 in Washington now charge 15 cents for a pay phone while North Carolina charges 20 In addition to the possible rate hikes for coin and in formation Focht said there will be a general rate increase requested for all types of We probably will be for an adjustment in all he blaming inflation all across the RAIN in todays HeraldStar Amusements 18 Ann Landers 11 Astro Graph 24 Bridge 17 Classified 2022 Comics 23 Crossword Puzzle 23 Daily Happenings 19 Deaths 2 Editorial 4 Sports 1416 Stocks 5 Television 17 Womens Pages 9 Showers and thundershowers tonight and Lows tonight in the low to mid Highs Saturday around A chance of showers Sunday through Highs in the 60s and 70s warming to the upper 70s and 80s Monday 50s and low througrout the The North Ohio Valley Air Authority issued an index read ing of considered Winds are from the 67 miles per Barometer Temperatures at t h e Steuth enville filtration plant 11 70 Thursdays high 74 low   

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