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The Times Recorder (Newspaper) - May 6, 1977, Zanesville, Ohio Good Today's Chuckle CUM psychology is uhat children manage their parents Karl Today Is May The Times Recorder Today's Weather FORECAST Partly May Saturday a rn High beU days degrees and few IB low Forty per chaser of Details om 113th Year No. 126 22 Pages Ohio 43701 Telephone 452-4561 20 Cents Per Week By Carrier Gas Pipeline Control Seen Ohio The company that serves three major Ohio utilities with ral gas may be causing part of the state's energy supply lems by owning pipelines that run between major a Senate committee learned Thursday Columbia Gas Transmission Co owns aii the pipelines in Ohio between while the distribution companies it plies own only the lines within the cities they The result this policy is that the distribution companies served in Ohio by Columbia of Cincinnati Gas and tric and Dayton Power i prohibited by law from purchasing produced gas at unregulated The situation came to light as Sen. Thomas A. Van 19 questioned trans- mission company executives testifying before the Senate Energy and Public Utilities From an point of Van Meter asked William H. Columbia Trans- mission senior vice wouldn't it make more sense for the distribution companies to own the intercity Howard conceded the but reminded the committee that the company serves dis- companies in six other states and that the pooling ar- rangement works to the best in- of the transmission Federal Power Commission which control lumbia Transmission operations top to set the price the company may when and ask when natural That means independent gas producers in Ohio who sell to the transmission company and eventually to distributors like Columbia of Ohio must take less than the going price for un- regulated intrastate The regulated price is per 1.- 000 cubic The unregulated price ranges between and The Columbia policy is site that of Consolidated Gas Co. which supplies East Ohio Gas in northeast dated gets its supplies to East Ohio Nst East Ohio owns all its pipelines inside the That in light of FPC allowed East Ohio to buy more emergency supplies and get through the winter with fewer customers Under questioning from Sen. Michael Howard denied charges by U.S. Sen. Howard that the company had made a of 20 billion cubic feet last Metzenbaum contends that the alleged dump sate con- bad management by the transmission company and has convinced the FPC to hold hearings into his charges this Utility Refunds Re studied Ohio The state general and Ohio Power Co. want the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to look again at the order for a refund to the ty's 500.000 The attorney general claims the million total repayment is too Ohio Power con- tends it is too Atty. Gen. William J. Brown says Ohio Power owes its Ohio The Associated Press erroneously reported day that Atty. Gen. William J. Brow n asked for a rehearing on allegations that East Ohio Power Co. had overcharged its customers The utility is the Ohio Power Co. tomers another million in overcharges because of the company's use of low western Ohio Power Co. says that ing the lations the utility should have been ordered to repay lion rather than the Ohio Power does not admit to the The last month dered Ohio Power to repay its customers Brown had sought a refund totaling So Brown and Ohio Power separately asked Wednesday that the rehear the Brown originally contended that Ohio Power used the low sulfur a variety more ex- pensive than the Ohio high fur and it cost Ohioans The defended use of the western coal on the grounds that the utility faced mental The Ohio Environmental Agency has been radically enforcing sulfur ide emission regulations that severely limit a utility's ability to burn Ohio Ohio Court Reverses School Pay Rulings Ohio Supreme Court day reversed decisions by Muskingum Common Pleas Court and Fifth District Court of Appeals in a case in- George A. a retired school of 3105 Winding had filed suit against Zanesville Board of Education in November 1974. claiming he had taught school 41 years and accumulated credit of 132 days sick leave before retiring Aug. 1. 1973. He claimed the board told him it would not pay sick leave for anyone retiring prior to Dec. 8." 1973. Schooley claimed Ohio Legislature enacted the law in 1973, stating those persons covered by the law were en- titled to receive pay for or part of their unused sick Judge D. ruled that Schooley was to the almost he was ing it was the intent of the legislature that every public employe in the state receive something for his cumulated sick leave at the time of Schooley was represented by Atty. Richard E. The case was appealed City Solicitor John C. who represented the board of to Fifth Dis- Court of Appeals which affirmed Judge Hixson's Rosenberger said there were two questions regarding rights to the payment for sick his statutory right to the money the plication of the equal protection clause under the Supreme Court ruled only on the The case may have to go back to Common Pleas Court for resolution of the Rosenberger Emergency Service Association Forms Muskingum Area Emergency Medical a organization of squads and fire will meet at p.m. May 17. at Bethesda Hospital meeting Persons interested in the group may The organization involves emergency services which use the two Personnel of both hospitals were present at an earlier Ray Beck of Frazeysburg Volunteer Fire Department and squad and of City Ambulance has been named with Judith Hatfield of Adamsville Volunteer Fire Department and emergency squad serving as She is also an emergency room nurse at Bethesda Dink Hingman of Township Fire Department is vice and Helen Young of teer Fire Department and emergency squad is Serving on a com- are Ron National Trails Fire Loren Don Washington and Roger Junction Purpose of the group is to provide the community with the best possible emergency It is made up of both volunteer and paid Persons desiring more in- formation may contact any of the President Carter and British Prime Minister James Callaghan greet each other at London's Heathrow Carter arrived there for the economic Local Drivers Accept Self-Service By JOHN RAY TR Staff Writer islands in five Sohio service stations in Zanesville are proving and will be continued and probably even it was reported yesterday Jack retail manager of this Each of the five stations contain one island of service and one of with the exception of the station at Blue and Adair which has two full-service In addition to that the others which have self-service include those at Forest and State and Putnam and Harrison and Maysville and Grove Ehlen said about one-third of the customers utilize the self-service Usage depends on the weather and sometimes on station although there seems to be no specific reason for the he The assumption that the more affluent persons patronizing stations in their own neighborhoods would be less inclined to use pumps has not proven he Ehlen said Sohio stations save no appreciable money using self-service pumps since Ohio law requires that pumps be activated by an attendant so there has been no reduction of station personnel reason Sohio has gone to partial self-service is simply to be Ehlen is a two-cent in price although this may vary from time to Some stations in other parts of the country use electronic controlled fay one attendant in a closed thus eliminating other manager of the High Food Hike Living Cost WASHINGTON Sharply rising farm and fuel prices pushed over-all sale prices up per cent in April for the second straight almost assuring con- sumers of higher grocery and utility The April reported Thursday by the Labor equaled the March rise and followed a of 1 per cent jump in The wholesale increases have The price index stood at 191-3 hi meaning that goods priced at 1100 at wholesale in 1967 cost last been matched by large in- creases in consumer prices raising fears of ting Consumer prices rose at a id per cent annual rate in the first compared to 4.8 per cent in all of 1976 But Carter administration while expressing dis- said there was no evidence of runaway on the Bert director of the Office of Management and told is always serious when you see that kind of an but he said it was fortunate that the boost was no larger than the one in March Lance said it was difficult teii how much effect energy and cold weather had to do with this and that this would not be clear for another month Jack assistant tor of the Council on Wage and Price dis- appointing and clearly a bite the consumer's but I don't think it's an indicator that we're headed for digit Earlier Lance other top administration eco- nomic figures had breakfast with chairman of U S but declined to say whether the discussion in- volved possible price Speer said last week his com- pany is considering a in- crease and that a decision would be made in 45 days Meyer and Courtenay the Commerce Department's chief noted that farm prices were largely to biame and continued to in- crease at about a 6 per an- wholesale the range regarded fay most economists as the nation's underlying in- rate station at Blue and Adair said he is satisfied with the public's acceptance of the self- service pumps at his bad people are more reluctant to get out of their autos to wait on he expect to see use of the pumps increase substantially during this summer's weather young people use the pumps more frequently than he more men are willing to pump their own gas than are although Sims said he has noticed a surprising number of women who didn't hesitate to wait on One reported story of a man who pumped his gas but didn't know where to find the dip stick to check his this is no big problem for we began ice the first of the I have only seen about four or fue people check the oil in their Sims No doubt education and some ruined motors will correct that it is Index B 8 A B 11 B 7 A A B 4 A 2-3 B 5 B 4 A Bridge Column Churcn News Editorials Financial Jeane Sports Pages Television V. omen's Page Boards Oppose Reform Ohio Republican Secretary of State Ted W brought in ty election board members Thursday to join his fight against a Democratic voter registration reform E the director of Cuyahoga County's elections acted as for the group which heid n conference and later asked a House committee to defeat the registration Sen Tony P called it Ted and claimed the board members are same he has used for years to try to protect Ohio's restrictive election laws He appoints them you know Thursday's activities didn't affect the chances of his said whose measure already has passed the Senate and now is before the House Elections Committee Summit Targets World Inflation LONDON President Carter arrived Thursday night on his first overseas mission since taking office He said he brought new initiatives for a weekend economic summit of of the world's richest tions The S. president was greeted at London's Airport Prime Minister James who comed Carter on behalf of Eu- rope and said the summit would less than to overcome get people back to and our economies in a healthier state Bareheaded in a drizzling Carter replied that he was proud to come to because of Britain's toric ties with the United States our special and very sonal Carter said before leaving Washington the summit was aimed at solving ployment and curbing the robbing of people by He told reporters en route to London he had but did not elaborate on Carter's first act on British was to kiss a lady Phy His Lady a 60-year-old baroness who represented Queen Elizabeth II at the Carter's plated Cadillac stood on the tarmac awaiting It was flown from Washington in ad- vance as part of the tight curity Police with German shepherd dogs specially trained to sniff out explosives searched airport buildings before Police and detectives swarmed the airport's VIP The President was whisked into the where he is ing at W infield official residence of the American in Regent's Park Carter plans to spend Friday on a sight-seeing tour through historic places in northeastern England U S. officials said there were no plans for him to seek out his ancestral during the trip even though Carter said his family had its roots in Carter is to meet with the Saturday and Sunday and hold private talks Monday with the of France and West many on such issues as Berlin and the of nuclear The six-day journey will take Carter on where he will meet with Syrian President Hafez Assad to talk about Carter's efforts to a Geneva Conference on She Middle East. Froni Carter will re- turn to London for a meeting of foreign ministers in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to arms of weapons and NATO's abihu to defend Western Eu- rope In farewell remarks before boarding a helicopter on the White House Carter pre- would return from his trip a major step having been made forward in dealing with the world's He said the aim of his visit will be to put people back to and fight the inflation that he said is robbing working people around the feel and well prepared and only hope is that I can viell and truly sent what the American people would like to see their dent do in discussing problems with other ment leaders He said he will seek to lish mechanisms which these discussions not just at the level on special occasions on a continual in- The trip will initiate Carter into the ranks of world And in will gel their first closeup look at the peanut farmer from Georgia in The International Economic Summit begins Saturday at 10 Downing the home of British prime Oil Companies Face Losing Import Right WASHINGTON In a surprise the House Operations Com- Thursday voted to strip U.S. oil companies of their right to purchase foreign oil and give that authority to the federal government By an 18 to 16 the com- added the amendment to President Carter's legislation for a new energy Under the offered Building Planned For Renewal Site A new 32.534 square feet in will be constructed in the urban renewal area of Zanesville by Zanesville Area Chamber of general and a group of investors who are participating as limited Financing is through First National Bank of The building which has been an announced goal of the Chamber of Com- will be constructed near the corner of Underwood and Elm St. and will be bordered on the north by the new Howard St to be constructed by the The will be 162 feet by 200 20-foot ceiling The structure will be with a concrete block lower The term means the truck doors will be but the plumbing and final electric will be installed according to the needs of the firm purchasing or leasing the Chamber of Commerce of- state most prospects coming to the community want an existing By having a shell a firm can save three to four months lime and be able to occupy the depending upon the particular 60 to 90 By having the building ready and visible from Interstate 70. chamber officials feel the availability of this structure could be the first of a series of buildings which can bring industry and new jobs to Zanesville and Muskingum County City Frank who has been working with the are excited about this project for the job opportunity The city has cooperated fully with the Chamber and the other persons involved because we foresee the possibility for more than one new industry coming to the industrial now and years to the job op- project has been a long and sometimes difficult effort but we now foresee many new jobs in the thanks to effort patience of our city officials and the Chamber of Commerce and its Patrizio said Lottery Numbers CLEVELAND Here are the numbers drawn in the Ohio Pot game Chamber President Robert Mattingly are ex- cited about this project and believe it has great promise for Zanesville We do have to make test borings on the land and we have to complete the purchase of the land from the but see no reason this will not go through We appreciate the extra effort National Bank has made in making the necessary funding available to Chamber of Commerce in the limited partnership he said James executive vice- president of Zanesville Area Chamber of said immediate work will start in promoting the building throughout the once ground has been have very high hopes for this new method of obtaining new jobs and new Dally call on all of our citizens to participle in being alert for opportunities to bring to our city and in showing pride and determination in this t which will help assure its Dally by Rep John the U.S. government would be- come the importing for oil produced by the Organization of porting The proposed new federal energy department would then the OPEC oil to energy companies in the United Conyers said his proposal would break up what he claimed was a questionable relationship now enjoyed huge energy com- panies and He predicted that the result would be a reduction in the price of imported which now sells for about a rel. Conyers blamed huge U.S. oil companies for being at least partly responsible for the re- cent increases in the cost of im- ported The adoption of amendment clearly surprised committee U came as the panel was Hearing a final vote on the President's energy department Committee Chairman Jack immediately adjourned the meeting until Under a new public energy tration would be established within the proposed energy de- Conyers said he feels that his proposal has enough support to be approved by the full although congressional sources said this seemed The oil industry has strongly opposed such proposals in the saying they would be a first step toward a government takeover of the Brooks called interesting but joined 15 committee Republicans in voting against it All 18 yes votes were cast by but of these only 10 were cast in The re- maining eight were proxy votes that Conyers had rounded News Digest Artificial Blood Use Advances WASHINGTON f Long awaited human testing of blood is imminent ing successful animal trials in- many persistent lems have been re- searchers Leaders in the research at- tending an American Red Cross blood substitute symposium ending Thursday said tests replacing all natural blood with artificial substitutes have from rats to advanced such as just returned from a in Sweden on blood and after those dis- believe human tests begin but probably not in the United said Dr Leland C Clark of dren s Hospital Research dation Cincinnati Indictments Allege Extortion DETROIT A federal grand has indicted nine men on charges of extorting from Michigan and authorities were lured into dice and card games and illegal business en- Those charged in sealed indictments returned day announced Thursday included several organized figures and a Detroit The indictment said reputed Mafia figure Ronald R. 33. of directed a ring Dec I. 1970 Jan 30, 1975. Left Turn Bills Pass Ohio Ohio's lawmakers sent Gov James A Rhodes on a protecting from legal can force them to pay twice for construction or re- pairs on their Across the tors added their approval 33-0 to a already proved by the motorists to turn left on red into one way after 23 States Unite Against GM CLEVELAND f from 23 states agreed Thursday to pool re- sources in a legal battle with General Motors Corp. over sub- of Chevrolet engines in some 1977 Buicks and Opponents indicated they would try on Friday to get the committee to reverse its Under a proposal adopted earlier in the day by the Carter Administration and the Senate Governmental Affairs com- the energy secretary expected to be White House energy adviser James R. Schlesinger would have to share some of his powers over oil and natural gas price setting with a proposed energy regulatory The President would have the final say in resolving pricing disputes between the secretary and the Crash Fatal To 37 Melvin L. 37. of McConnelsville Rt. 4, was killed in a pickup truck cident at p.m. Wednesday on County Rd. 6 just south of the Highway Patrol Good Samaritan Medical Center officials said burger was dead on arrival at p.m. The patrol said was went left of center when rounding a curve in the went from side to side in the finally driving off the left with the truck then turning over onto its top in a A he was born Sept. 12. 1939, at Columbus and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Sr. of in addition to his are his two Melissa and both of 'the a maternal grand- Mrs. Elizabeth Honadel of Friends may call 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today in Fisher Funeral Home at Services will be held at n a.m. Saturday in St. James Catholic Church at vilie with burial in ville Rosary will be recited at Friday in the funeral home Registration Due May 9 For June 7 Muskingum County Board oi Education reminds voters registration closes May 9 for the June 7 special election Registration will reopen June 17 for Nov. 8 general Voters in Muskingum June 7 will decide the fate of a five-year levy lor general resurfacing and repair of roads and bridges in the Voters in Franklin Local School District Tuesday will vote on a proposed million bond issue to acquire the site for and build a new high school and to remodel and equip The bonds will be paid off using a 4.4 mill lax levy outside the 10-mill limitation for a maximum period of 23 Muskingum County com- missioners Wednesday acted to place a of a mill operating levy for the health district on November
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