Athens Messenger (Newspaper) - July 1, 1966, Athens, Ohio
Page 2 — THE MESSENGER, Athens, Ohio — Friday, My 1, 1966 M.I5KK MIKS CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ST A TI S
Board Hires Teachers, Okays Projects
Six teachers were hired and a contract approved for a new entrance to Athens High School during a special meeting of the city school Ixia rd Thursday afternoon.
City School Supt. Fred Chase told the board about a letter he received from Otis Simpson, a McBee Systems vice president and local plant manager.
Simpson expressed a desire for the McBee plant site on Route 50E to be included in the Athens city school dis- j trict if and when the area is annexed to the city of Athens. J The plant site is now in I the Federal - Hocking school: district Simpson said the |
Athens plants employ 706 persons, of whom 423 live in Athens, The Plains and Chauncey, while only 58 live in the Federal-Hocking school district.
Chase said the hrring of the six teachers leaves only one vacancy, an instrumental music post at The Plains.
New teachers hired at salaries ranging from $4650 to $6189 were:
.Joan Cox, BS degree from B a I d w i n Wallace College, three years teaching experience, hired for Chauncey seventh and eighth grade.
Doris Enter, BS degree from Central Michigan University, two years teaching
experience, primary grades at The Plains.
John Daugherty, BS in education from Ohio University, 26 years experience, The Plains High School social studies.
Patricia Biali, BA from Marshall University, two years experience, English at Athens High and Chauncey.
Marcia Reichard, BA from College of Wooster, no experience, Athens High English.
Phillip Bobo, BS in education from Ohio U., Athens Junior High English, social i studies and seventh grade science, and Athens High head track coach.
Chase said the board ac
cepted the request of G. A. i Gardner to withdraw his: resignation as Athens Junior! High School principal. He J now will tx* on the second year of a two-year contract.
The board accepted the resignation of Edith Hofstat-ter, Morrison first grade teacher, and hired Dale Canter as a Chauncey bus driver.
H and H Builders Supply was awarded the contract for renovating the front steps of the present Athens High School. The firm submitted the low bid of $30,258. L. E. Yoho Construction Co. sub-J nutted a bid of $39,243.
The present twin steps, in
a bad state of repair, go to the second floor of the high school. The new steps, reduced by half in number, will go to the ground floor level.
A bid of $4780 from Tristate Roofing Co.. Parkersburg, W, Va., was accepted by the board for the reroofing of the Athens High gymnasium and parts of the Athens High School building.
The board has under study requests from the Athens County Community Action Program committee and the Beacon School for use of the vacated Sugar Creek Elemen-jtary School.
Former Athens Resident Recovering
VIETNAM WOUNDS CARE CITED
An Army Intelligence offt-j^nd was killed in an air-cer who once lived in Athens p]aiie accident during World
is mentioned in The Defense Supply Association’s Review, national publication originating in Washington. D. C.
Although his name is not used, Athens friends say that 1st LL Charles Twyman is the injured serviceman whose Viet Nam care is laud cd in an article written by the publication’s editor, Ut. Gen. A. T. McNamara.
Twyman. 25. is the son of Mrs. Margaret Twyman, former assistant dean of women -at Ohio University. Critically hurt in a Viet Nam airplane accident last April, he has recovered and is home on leave at their Connecticut residence.
Mrs. Twyman, whose hus-
War II, is now with the Mo
ly extracted I he bone splinters and performed other necessary steps to guard against
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She left OU to become a , dean of women in Texas, la-I ter being executive secretary for the Junior League of the United States.
Ll. Twyman was injured in Viet Nam when his light plane developed trout) I e
while he was on an intelligence mission, the Defense Supply Association says. The motor exploded, with metal parts crushing his skull and lacerating his face.
A medical team took charge immediately and a .surgeon “swiftly and careful-
General McNamara writes.
The young man was evacuated by air and admitted to Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D. C., IO days after his accident, the gen-eral continues.
His article describes the} system by which deaths from wounds are being held to less than one per cent in the Viet Nam fighting, compared to: 8.5 per cent in World War I; 4.5 per cent in World War II. and 2.2 per cent in Korea. He cites “flying medics” in 50 unarmed helicopters as an important part of the system.
More Memorials Are aimed For Hospital
Two more memorials have been selected by contributors to the Sheltering Arms Hospital building fund, it was announced last night at a meeting of the commercial gifts committee for the drive.
Committee Chairman Sam Altman said Mr. and Mrs. Andy Kovlan are contribute n g
Medicare Load Seen Patrol Plans
Sheltering Arms Hospital is] Four new beds have been prepared for the increased j added to Sheltering Arms by load that will come with reorganizing some of the lar-
Medicare, which begins today. The hospital has been approved by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare for serving medicare patients by virtue of its accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation.
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bed additions which can be made until the new- $3 million proposed hospital is built, according to Mrs. James Anastas, administrator.
Another new measure taken because of the advent of medicare is the appointment of a “utilization committee” by the medical staff. Composed of three doctors who will serve one - year terms, the committee is empowered to review cases of “over-utilization” (remaining in hospital over three weeks) and “under utilization” (remaining less than two days).
In cases of over - utiliza-! lion, the committee is prepared to suggest rest home or convalescent home care to the doctors of patients who they believe need not be oc
The State Highway Patrol will be using all of its facilities over the July 4 weekend, according to Sgt. R. T. Fannin, commander of the Athens post.
He asked cooperation of area motorists during the long weekend. Every available officer will be assigned traffic duty. Men of the patrol auxiliary will be on the job relieving regular o f f i-cers from desk duty, and they will also ride with highway patrolmen. Traffic law violators will be cited.
Sgt. Fannin said radar will be used to help detect speeders as well as patrol aircraft that will also be on the lookout for traffic tie • ups and motorists in need of assis-
Hells To Ii in it For Freedom, Safety
COLUMBUS—State Treasurer John D Herbert, Ohio chairman of the “Bells for Freedom, Bells for Safety” program is asking all Ohioans to ring any available bell during the four-day July 4 weekend.
Herbert wants citizens to sound their bells for four minutes at 6 p m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and at 2 p.m., Monday, both to warn motorists to drive carefully and celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
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Athens firemen made their first run from their new Columbus Rd. station Thursday afternoon when the department’s emergency squad was called to the aid of an injured workman.
An employe on an Ohio University South Green dormitory construction project fell about 15 feet, while on the job at 12:56 p.m. Thursday, according to the squad.
Edward Bawley, 37, Nelsonville Route I, suffered possible fractured ribs, a lacerated left elbow, and multiple abrasions and bruises. He was given first aid by the squad, placed on a back board and taken to Sheltering Arms Hospital.
HEAT WAVE IS I ABHOR EN
Athens was heading into its 13th consecutive day of 90 plus temperatures Friday as U. S. Observer C. L. Colmar reported a 9 a.rn. temperature of 85, after an early morning low of 67 Thursday's high was 95.
Colmar said rainfall during June amounted to 1.15 inches, compared to 1.91 for the same month last year.
Patrol Cites Driver
After Auto Collision
John Frederick Zimmerman, 16, Stewart, will be cited into Juvenile Court for driving left of center in a two-car accident that occured Thursday on Route 144, east of Route 329, according to the State Highway Patrol.
The patrol also investigated a minor two-car accident that occured on Dover Twp. Rd. 409, east of Route 685.
$15,000, for a family room; Mr. and Mrs. John Jones,
$5000, for the x-ray examination room.
The individual gifts committee, meeting on the previous light had announced that two of its members had also reserved specific memorials at $10,000 each: William IT. Fenzel, administrator’s office: Mr. and Mrs. Hunt e r Hone, information and telephone desk.
Other memorials and the facilities specified to date are: Altman Departm e n t
Store, $10,000, admitting office; Mr. and Mrs. Claude Steppe and Mr. and Mrs. Basil Rutter, $25,000, lobby and waiting room; Mr. and Mrs. James Anastas, $5000. laboratory wailing room; Hospital Guild. $25,000, emerg e n c y treatment room: Dr. -nd Mrs. Blaine R. Goldsberry, $25,-000, two x-ray diagn o s t i c rooms and a cystoscopy room: Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Musser, $3000, semiprivate room; Athens Oil Co., Fred S. and Fritz W. Wheaton, $4000, examination room; Mrs. Harry Foster, Mrs. George Hunter and Mrs. Foster Harmon, $10,000 four-bed intensive care unit; Mrs, Harlowe Carpenter, $10,000, four-bed recovery room; anonymous donors, $15,000, for a day room and $12,500 for a solarium.
Members of the two 39-man committees who will be calling on prospective donors in the next month, were given campaign brochures, leaflets explaining tax advantag-j es and memorial selection! booklets.
They said workers who] missed either of this week’s two meetings may attend a make-up session Juy 5 at The Ohio University Inn.
SIGN AGREEMENT— A project agreement between the Soil Conservation Service and the Margaret Creek. Conservancy District for a reservoir in Waterloo Twp. was signed Thursday. Perry Munn, chairman for the conservancy board of directors (seated), signs the agreement. Looking on (standing, left to right) are: John Millar, work unit conservationist, Athens SCS office; W. H. Wakefield, conservancy board member, and Paul Foster, a contract specialist, who was representing the state SOS chief. (Messenger Newsphoto.)
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Lake I*reject Agreement Signed
The Margaret Creek Con-] the construction of the lake j wanted a flood easement on
servancy district board of directors Thursday signed a project agreement with the Soil Conservation Service for the Wagoner Lake site in Waterloo Twp.
An SCS official said bids for
will be advertised about July]the four acres. The defendant is still entitled to a trial.
A board official said the district has easements on all of the other land needed for .(flood control and all the nee-
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Sheltering Arms Hospital Notes BIRTHS
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thompson, a daughter, Athens; Mr and Mrs, Richard Craig, a son, Athens.
ADMITTED Mrs. Clyde Feathers t o n e. Athens: Alfred Lindsey, Albany Route I: Earl Seel, Athens Route 4: Edward Dawley. Nelsonville Route I; Craig Taylor, Athens.
DISMISSED Mrs. Charles Elliott a n d son, Albany; Fred Mayo, Da visville, W Va.; Mrs. Norman Knapp and son, Athens; Wes ley Walburn, Athens: M r s
Robert Savior, Guy s v i 11 e Route I; Charles Dunlap: Trimble; John Russell, Jr., Millfield; William W 11 des, Athens.
Plan Annual Service
AMESVILLE - Annual July 4 sunrise services of Annsville Lodge 278, F&AM, scheduled to begin at 4 a. rn. Monday, with the Mas ter Mason degree to be con ferred. No reservations are necessary for the 6:30 a. rn ham and eggs breakfast, open to all Master Masons.
Ohio University will sponsor a five-dav summer music workshop for elementary teachers from July 25-29, it was announced yesterday.
The workshop, offered for the 16th year, is one of the largest in the nation, the university said. It offers a concentrated program of course work in classroom musical activities, complemented with exhibits and demonstrations by music publishing house consultants.
Dr. Martha Wurtz, of the Ohio University school of music, is director of the workshop, which offers graduate or undergraduate credit.
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Dr. William Cuckler, an Athens dentist, left recently for Fort Lee, Va., where he will spend two weeks taking part in the Army’s annual training program for reserve officers.
Doctor Cuckler, who holds the rank of captain in the dental corps, has been assigned to the medical detachment, dental service corps, while at Fort Lee.
Before opening a private practice in Athens, he served three years in the Army as a dentist.
Short Circuit Drinks
Richland Area I nit
Richland area firemen were called at 8:30 p.m. at the Swing-Away Driving Range on Route 33N at 8:30 p.m. Thursday where an electric sendee line short circuited. The fire was out on arrival of the volunteers, with damage confined to the electric system.
Post Office Closed
Athens’ post office will be closed Monday, July 4, according to Arthur Cornwell, postmaster. There will be no rural or city delivery, but service will be maintained at the boxes.
Mabel Swartz, Route 50 West, pleaded innocent Friday in Municipal Court to a charge made by her neighbor, Robert Cunningh a rn, that she dumped broken glass on his property. She posted $25 bond for a July 8 hearing.
21. It should take about one year to construct the lake once the contractor starts.
The bids will be submitted to John Ila mill, secretary treasurer of the conservancy j essar.V land under option, district. Estimated cost of the
jdam, according to the district I I f« ! §
I work plan, is $134, 873. j MAL I L II 11
Site 6, or Wagoner Lake, will be financed 18 per cent by funds from the Department of Natural Resources and the rest by the SCS.
It will be about a 50 - acre lake that will be surrounded by a 400 - acre wildlife and recreation area.
Site 6 located near the Dr.
Robert Main farm in the Baker Rd. area would result in flooding part of County Rd.
81 but the road will be raised about four feet to avoid inundation.
The SCS and the conservancy district directors signed a contract agreement for construction, mainten a n c e and operation of the site.
Common Pleas Court has granted I h e conservancy board of directors the right to take possession of property (except buildings) requested in the suit against William K, O'Brien, Columbus, t h e owner of four acres needed for the site.
The conservancy district has posted a $750 bond with the clerk of courts, the value of the land as set by the district. The board of directors
Some members of tilt gional planning eommiss I o n for Athens County, the county commissioners and county engineer met Thursday night at the Columbia Gas Co. to make some changes in the by-laws for the planning group.
Topics discussed included the number of representatives from each eommun i t y and finances, it was reported.
The proposed resolution of cooperation for the county-wide planning group will now have to go before the various corporation councils and then to the county commissioners.
The sprinkler system in the unoccupied Beasley Wholesale building on W. Union St. went off Friday morning, city police said.
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