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   Steubenville Herald Star (Newspaper) - August 25, 1977, Steubenville, Ohio                                WEATHER Cool warmer Low high Chance of rain zero per cent utlook showers fair Highs in lows NOVAA It was 51 at Wed nesdays low THE HERALDSTAR Covering Mingo Cadiz and the TriState TELEPHONES Circulation 2825316 General 2825311 News 2825313 Sports 2825312 Want 28333RB Cadiz Bureau 172 79 August OHIO 30 Pages 2 Sections Drlivrry Dull f Sundnv Jail Fee Idea Victim Of Political Pressures HELPING Agnes manager of the Steubenville office of the Ohio of Employment Security and Disabled Veterans Outreach Coordinator Robert McQuade check the list of Vietnam veterans who are out of HeraldStar Staff Photo Jobs For Viet Vets Is Programs Aim By STEVE WEISS HeraldStar Staff Writer Getting a job these days is tough for but for Vietnam veterans its Thats why the Ohio Bureau of Employment Security OBES recently started a special program to find jobs for the men who fought in that most con troversial of American A Steubenville Robert is the disabled veterans qutreach coordinator at the Steubenville OBES But is hoping to find work not only fordisabled Vietnam but also for ex soldiersilucky enough to have survived the Asian land war without serious injury or mental McQuade knows what a disabld vet has gone was serving in the Army at a site of one of the bloodiest battles of the when a hand grenade exploded nine years ago and cost him an eye and a Today he has an artificial leg and but the disabilties from the injuries remain McQuade believes training is the answer to the unem ployment problem among He hopes area em ployers will open their job rolls to the former fighting Although badly McQuade hasnt asked for smpathy and doesnt think others Ive been treated the same since I was wounded as I was McQuade And I wouldnt have it any other Some of the men who havent been able to get jobs think the world owes them a Agnes office said many of the vets dont have usable They are not as well qualified asiwere veterans from other she So many of them must have been young when they joined the They didnt have a work Of about persons who filed new applications with the OBES office between October 1976 and July 676 were Vietnam and 57 of them were disabled About 22 per cent the unemployed vets haveifound jobs through the local OBES 7 per cent higher than the quota issued by the state em ployment Pesta believes one era veterans is the increasing number of younger employers who didnt fight in the big War and to whom a veteran doesnt mean as She added most employers prefer veterans with honorable discharges from the Honorable or the number of Vietnam soldiers who cant find jobs is dishonorable to the State of which is through the 18month to do something about it ExSecretary Prepared To Talk About Scandal ByJIMJOYCE HeraldStar Staff Writer Jefferson County com overwhelmed by political backed down predictably Wednesday night from their plan to assess county jail costs to municipalities and townships which use the Sizing up the crowd of nearly 50 persons who met in a cour troom because of insufficient seating in the commissioners Commissioner Charles Klasic led off with We know why youre all Opposition to the com missioners proposal began to mount as soon as villages and townships received copies of an agreement from the commissioners July The Tot Hurt In Plunge From Gar A 19monthsold child was injured Wednesday afternoon when she fell from her mothers car on Route 151 just west of Route 7 in Georges Vanessa Morris suffered contusions and abrasions of the right wrist and right She was treated at Ohio Valley Hospital and Her Teresa of RD was driving west when the child apparently opened a door and fell onto the state troopers The accident occurred at Both drivers were treated at Martins Ferry Hospital when cars driven by Larry of RD and June of RD collided nearly headon on Route 250 in Harrisville at Troopers said Jones southbound car was left of on a He was charged with driving too fast for conditions and driving without a Charges of drunken driving and driving without a license were filed against David of 221 Main as the result of an accident on Route 647 just south of Mount Pleasant at 7 His northbound car went off the right side of the crossed the hit a mailbox and went off the right side Thompson was treated at Martins Ferry Hospital for visible WASHINGTON AP Suzi Park the reluctant witness in the House in vestigation of alleged South Korean influencebuying on Capitol reportedly is ready answering The former secretary to retired House Speaker Carl Albert plans to meet today in a closeddoor session with in vestigators for the House ethics committee in an attempt to head off a contempt of Congress her lawyer Investigators had sought to Suit Totals Million An electrocution at John Vianney Seminary in Salem Township nearly two years ago is the basis of a suit filed in Jefferson County Common Pleas Court Wed nesday by Daniel and Alice Granatir of RD Defendants in the suit are Ohio Power of American Electric Power Service of Canton and Buckeye Power of Daniel Granatir alleges negligence of the defendants caused him to suffer severe burns when he came into con tact or into close proximity with electric He seel s a judgment personal medical expenses and loss of His wife seeks a judgment for loss of his ser vices question her but she insisted on answering the cpmmittees questions only in saying she feared secret testimony would be distorted against Sources said the committee held off deciding on a contempt action Wednesday after the Phillip promised that Thomson would answer all questions about the alleged influence But Hirshkop said Thomson did not intend to an swer questions about her per sonal In another special committee counsel Leon Jawprski said Wednesday he is confident the panel will get testimony from Korean rice dealer Tongsun Park despite his vow not to Jaworski called Parks testimony highly significant and said the committee has a strategy which he refused to spellout But the former Watergate special I dont believe his testimony is something that is either going to make cases or is fatal to commissioners served notice that effective 1 they would charge municipalities and townships a day for boar ding prisoners and that municipalities and townships would be responsible for van dalism performed at the jail by their prisoners and for medical and dental costs incurred by their This thing originated in the sheriffs office due to high Klasic told municipal and township I beg to differ with Com missioner Sheriff George Huscroft Huscroft said the proposal was talked about in the county commissioners office long before it was brought to his I dont want the sheriffs office to be the scapegoat for this Huscroft Klasic insisted it was the sheriffs He said he was not trying to make anyone a Huscroft said rules and regulations for operation of the county jail were adopted Common Pleas The sheriff is out of Its between you people and the county commissioners and the Common Pleas the sheriff told the Klasic spent some time ex plaining it cost to operate the sheriffs depart ment last year and that it will cost this He said a to per day jail fee was discussed in 1976 and but it was pushed up a little when the agreement was Were not trying to break Klasic told the We know what it is to work without Prosecutor James McKenna said it was not spelled out in the agreement but jail costs would be charged only when prisoners were charged under a municipal ordinance and not when charged under a He said the agreement would affect cities and villages but not likely the Only a few officials asked some preliminary questions before Commissioner Russell Hesske said he would oppose instituting the agreement if the matter came He said that ought to end the Commissioner Edward Swiger said he told his colleagues at their 4 meeting he would not favor anything which would jeopardize law Since the sheriff does not appear to be too needy and since the amount of revenue would not be too much and because the piggyback sales tax was im Swiger said he would go on record opposing the jail costs The township and municipal officials said they were ready to end the meeting if the com missioners would go on record by resolution to rescind the jail costs com missioners did so The meeting lasted only 25 Appeals Court Rejects Kent Coalitions Case Thomson has said she knows nothing about any scheme to buy congressional The committees in vestigators threatened last week to cite her over her refusa I to answer three Her lawyer said she was asked whether she knows of payoffs by Park or former South Korean ambassador Kim Dong Jo to members of Congress plus what she knows of a 1975 congressional trip to Thomson gave parties attended by congressmen and Korean officials and had an affair with one congressman then under investigation in connection with the alleged But she has denied any involvement or even knowledge of such an operation and said the affair was a private matter that involved nothing of national Park said at a news con ference in Seoul on Wednesday that he would not cooperate with any American including Protesters Are Guilty Ohio AP trials of May 4th Coalition protestors have begun and the first 20 defendants were found guilty of criminal a misdemeanor Charges of resisting arrest against the 20 were dropped when they appeared in Ravenna Municipal Court Tuesday and The protestors entered no contest Those convicted were among 08 persons arrested July 29 for trespassing on the site planned for the construction of a gymnasium annex at Kent State They received 30 day suspended jail sentences and fines of dollars From to of each fine was suspended according to the individual More protestors are expected to be tried this week before three judges who are hearing the Ohio AP The May 4th Coalition lost a court fight Wednesday but gained yet another 10day construction delay in its struggle to stop Kent State University from building a controversial gym The a loose knit group of students and protestors from around the learned that the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected its case asking a halt in construction while the federal government decides if the site should be named a national historic weve still got 10 a coalition member told a bandanaclad group of protestors outside the board of trustees meeting room when the decision was The group claims the proposed building will desecrate the spot where National Guardsmen shot and killed four students and wounded nine others during antiwar demonstrations on the campus in The appellate in rejecting the groups agreed with District Court Judge Thomas who last week said he had no jurisdiction in the Lam had continued the construction delay order while the coalition sought its hearing in The appeals while saying it would not hear the extended the construction delay 10 more allowing the protestors time to file yet another appeal in the Supreme William attorney for the had indicated earlier that such an appeal would be filed if the appellate court ruled against on Wednesday three members of the universitys ninemember board of trustees met in a special session with two state legislators to talk about moving the Joyce a trustee in favor of moving the building was joined in the meeting by trustees Robert Blakemore and David They met with state John D62 and Marcus D18 We discussed ways the legislature might be helpful with funding the Quirk She would not elaborate on the meeting or explain the absence of six of the ninemember board of The meeting was to center on Begalas proposal that the university laboratory elementary school be converted into the health and physical education His proposal has drawn still another group into the Parents of children at the school have banded together demanding that the university reject that We cant accept pur children being drawn into this Ed a parent with two Ohio HUD Director Quits Job Ohio AP Paul Lydens has resigned as Ohio director for the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development after being charged by superiors with Records show HUD superiors havr been critical of who resigned for two years and that he had been reprimanded during the Carter and Ford HUD released personal data on Lydens to the Cleveland Plain Dealer under the Freedom of Information Documents state was given a 10page statement dated 17 that he would be demoted and tran sfered to Minneapolis in His annual salary would have dropped from to made false statements to superiors that he allegedly knew were He wrote a memo to the HUD secretary claiming mandatory travel for his office was eliminated because of a funds There was no funds HUD officials Two travel requests submitted by Lydens at the to Hawaii and were denied as being nonessential and high exceeded his authorized travel expenditure budget in fiscal year 1975 by more than He exceeded another programs budget by more than Lydens willfully committed a discrimination suit against an Lydens made a completely unwarranted and untrue public statemnet about the two HUD directors who run the Cleveland and Cincinnati they do not know anything about public The critical comments about Lydens were written by Don the outgoing regional administrator tor HUD in was unavailable for comment children enrolled in the Protestors at the trustees meeting sported an addition to their customary slogan imprinted tee shirt uniform as they wore bandanas to cover their Coalition members said they were trying for anonynmity from campus have been most protest police who videotaping Chic a spokesman for the group and sister of Alan one of the students wounded in the said coalition lawyers soon will file suit asking the courts to order a MASKED Members of the May 4th Coalition at Kent State University hide their faces Wednesday so school authorities will not be able to videotape their activities and later identify Three trustees met in private session Wednesday to discuss the gymnasium annex affair on Four trustees did not AP Laserphoto Columbia Must Answer Charges Tarr Says No To Pascos Counsel Ohio lAPi Columbia Gas of Ohio has been ordered to respond to complaints by the Ohio Attorney General thai management policies by the utility con tributed to last winters natural gas shortage The Public Utilities Com mission of Ohio on Wednesday told Columbia it must answer complaints by Gen William Brown wilhin 30 Brown wanUs Columbia to detail to the PUCO Ihe contacts it made to gel extra gas sup its attempts to find storage and advance information it has about an ticipated natural gas shortages for the coming Ohioans now should get some of the answers they deserve from Brown We have been asking the PUCO to help us determine just what happened last year so we can avoid a repeat William C h a d d o c k spokesman lor Columbia said the utility is reserving comment until it has had time to revew the Index J Ann Crossword Daily Doctors Jack Public Womens Just ArrivedNew Shipment Seafarer Myers 434 Market NEW Walter of Eden New charged in connection with the murder of Anthony of was to take the stand today in his own when the fourth day of his trial began at in the Hancock County Circuit Court before Judge Floyd Immediately after the state rested its case at after calling 19 witnesses Judge Tarr denied four motions made by Edward defense counsel for A motion for a motion for limited degree of and two motions for a mistrial were made by During the 11 and hours of Judge Tarr had to caution both defense counsel the prosecuting attorney and his assistant Raymond Hinerman from making comments and for Zagula called Al torn are to the stand at 7 as his first An objection was noted bv Hinerman before Altomare could take the which was as group or group overruled by Judge Arguments developed into a lengthy legal battle between the defense counsel and the when it was learned Nick Giambri of Pennsylvania would not be called to the stand as a states although his name had been place on the list of the states bill of With the absence of the Zagula noted Giambri had appeared to be one of the states major It was testified the Penn sylvania man was Yanonis companion at the Paddock Club on the night of the Zagula also contended the defense was kept from receiving information vital to its arguments by Giambris not being During the two days of actual it was testified by the states witnesses they had all meet in group session with the prosecutor to review theiristatements and go over the actual pretrial each witness had heard the other Zagula phrased this type of procedure Witnesses called to the stand Wednesday by the state were Michael Bill Sheriff Ronald Margaret Peggy Dept Deputy Thomas Deputies Lee Varner and Robert David Taylor of the state Eugene with Carroll being excused as a witness when Zagula realized he had never received a copy of Carrolls statement of the in cident in the bill of Sheriff Donell testified he arrived at the Paddock Club located on Route the scene of the in the early morning hours of He said he placed Chief Deputy Denny Beebout in charge of the in He further testified no search was made of the club to seek the alleged murder which was not placed into evidence during the Donell further the only home of the witnesses at the Paddock Club that he at tempted to enter was that of Gerry Thomas of lie said he had utilized all of his men at the sceneof the It was testifed Thomass home was not and no search of any of the vehicles at the club that night was made and no search warrants were ever Matthews testifed on cross examination he was an eightyear veteran in the sheriffs was the only detective in charge of in vestigation and he had been called to the Paddock Club to take pictures and was never involved in the actual in vestigation of the stabbing He said he was advised to take pictures Donell also testified Zagula had telephoned him on the morning of 6 and informed him he was bringing Pasco to the county jail to give a He could not recall if at that he told Zagula a warrant was being obtained for the arrest of Pasco for a murder During the cross Donell said only two persons had given statements of the incident prior to Pasco being arrested Miss Curtis testified who had been inithe Paddock Club on several prior to his death argued and then become friendly with two unidentified young men wearing black leather who left the club before the scuffle between Pasco and She testifed she did not see the fight did not see Pasco stab the victim and she heard someone she believed to be Butch Fleming Come near and Ill hurl you so bad Even though it was testifed one of Pascos companion at the club had seen him place some form of shiny object in his altercation pocket following the between Pasco and Yanonis at the juke no one of the states witnesses ever saw Pasco with a never saw him stab Yanonis and had never seen a knife later In addition to Xugula did not indicate how many witnesses he would call to the stand Zagula is being assisted at Ihe trial by his associate Barry Hill Todays At A Glance ARC Funds Brooke Project The Applachian Regional Commission ARCi has ap proved a grant for the extension of the Hooverson Heights water system to serve the Morton RoudBoyd Road area of Brooke Sen Jennings Randolph W Va announced today The project will involve the const ruction of foci of water which will serve I5 1H commercial and six industrial users The total cost is with the Department of Housing and Urban Development providing and local sources MM Shots Fired As Miners Meet W Shots were fired Wednesday night when two rival groups ol the United Mine Workers gathered in the Cabin Creek area of Kunawha stale police said Troopers reported no injuries and said the groups dispersed shortly alter the shooting A reporter lor the Charleston who was at the said about ten shots came from the direction of about 40 miners who said they would not return to work as directed in an order issued Monday by the unions International Kxeeulive Hoard   

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