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Cincinnati Kentucky Times Star (Newspaper) - November 2, 1953, Cincinnati, OhioKentucky weather fair Wanner monday and tuesday. High monday 75�. High tuesday in mid-70s, Low 48 a a a monday novt Mytr 2, 1953 Kentucky times Star a published Ashi first Section of the Cincinnati times Start phone he 4320 38 pages cd by car incr of of per week. Our Bluegrass final r -504 00 Hay vote in two c00nties victim suffocates s r father of five Dies in big flames Are confined to bedroom of Home at Pendleton farm a 33-year-old Pendleton county Farmer father of five children the eldest six years old was suffocated and burned to death in his bed saturday night Coroner James Taylor reported monday. The victim John Edward Reynolds who resided on Kentucky 22, seven Miles East of Falmouth died accidentally the Coroner said. Reynolds was found Early sunday by his wife Thresa Mae and her father Carney Hampton Rural route 4, Falmouth with whom she and the children had spent the night Taylor a Aid. The fire probably occurred Between 6 and 8 . Saturday he added. The Blase which damaged Only the bedroom of the Reynolds Home apparently waa caused by smoking in bed according to the Coroner s report. Reynolds who was Home alone had closed the bedroom door and the fire Quot burned itself out Quot Taylor explained. Authorities said they found the bed and a Dresser damaged by flames. They also discovered two kerosene lamps apparently upset by the victim in an escape attempt. Reynolds leaves besides his wife five children Mary Susan Jerome Edward Roger Michael and Sharon his Mother mrs. Margaret Murphy Reynolds and his grandmother mrs. Mary Reynolds both Falmouth four Brothers Harold Claryville Joseph Covington Ray Thomas with the u. A army stationed in England and Donald Falmouth and four Sisters mrs. Robert Lehman mrs. Walter Hertzen Berg and miss Ruth Reynolds All Cincinnati and mis Ann Reynolds Falmouth. Officers for War dads installed amendments Issue in Kentucky Louisville ky., nov. 2�? up a prime interest is entered on two constitutional amendments on the ballots in Kentucky a general election tomorrow. No other Issue is up for settlement on a statewide basis. Otherwise the voters will fill All 100 seats in the state House of representatives and 20 of 38 Senate seats. Democrats Are assured comfortable majorities in both Chambers but both sides have said they expect to pick up voting strength. Officials of All 120 counties will be elected along with one appellate judge to fill an unexpired term. Heading the local races will be a spirited Battle for mayor of Louisville pitting Democrat Andrew Broaddus and Republican John b. Taylor. The incumbent democratic mayor Charles Wamsley could not seek re election. The constitutional amendment most hotly debated would change the method of distributing state school funds. At prese distribution is based on number of school age children in a District. The amendment if adopted would enable the legislature to earmark the funds. The other amendment would reduce elective offices in the state from nine to five. V Cess Section of opinions in Kenton county a by Art Muth Kenton county voters will Quot speak tuesday on the issues and on the candidates they be heard so much about these past several weeks. A Cross Section of opinion among political observers places the vote estimate in the comb Hills Southgate mayor William f. Blatt past National president of the american War dads is shown installing the officers of the Campbell county chapter of the organization. From the left Are Ray Byrne corresponding Secreta Charles Goetz chaplain John Strickley president Hargis Cole treasurer William Banka per Secretary. Other officers Are Karl Raabe vice president and William Tuemler sergeant at arms. Checking loss in fire at steel Plant services by civic can pm requiem High mass will be lathe toned tuesday at 9 a. In St. L Xavier Church Falmouth with tog contained drilling equipment burial in St. Xavier cemetery and other maintenance supplies Woodhead funeral Home of Falmouth is in charge. Late news bulletins Joseph Bain 67, 849 Philadelphia Street Covington waa pronounced dead of an apparent heart attack shortly before noon monday at his Homo by members of the Covington life squad. The Kenton county coroners office was notified of the death. A suspect apprehended near Lexington has been identified As the Bandit who took $86 from Whitehouse Delicatessen Taylor Avenue and division Street Bellevue on oct. 23, police chief Dolph Perry said monday. The suspect identified by mrs. Frank Gigli Bellevue Holdup victim registered As Douglas Eglin Covington chief Perry stated. Detective chief a1 seller of Covington reported a Covington Holdup victim has been unable to identify the prisoner who was arrested sunday by Fayette county patrol. An armed robbery warrant has been issued by Bellevue authorities. Play orium loses permit officials of the Newport steel corp., Wilder ky., monday were continuing their Check to determine the amount of damage caused by fire late saturday to a Small building. Two Newport pumper companies under the direction of assistant chiefs Jacob Swope and Arthur Laboiteaux fought the Blaze for More than an hour they said an office at one end of the Structure waa saved by Concrete Block fire Wall. Firemen said loss to the building was about $1,000. The build and steel company officials Are making an inventory to determine the damage to the equipment firemen said the fire started from an undetermined origin. Frankfort ky., nov. 2�? gambling Selling on sunday serving women at the bar and operating two bars under one liquor and Beer License re Given by the state alcoholic beverage control Board As its grounds for revoking License of the Glenn Schmidt play orium at 18-20 East fifth Street in Newport. The boards order issued against mrs. Agnes Schmidt executrix of her husbands estate fixes the revocation Date for Midnight nov. 10. She entered a plea of innocent of the charges through her attorney Lawrence Riedinger and her father in Law Pete Schmidt at a hearing before the Board Here last sept. 9. The revocation order charges that the Schmidt place sold liquor on sunday april 19, and served women at the bar on that occasion that on april 25 it had two bars in operation and also permitted gambling at Roulette beat the dealer and Dice and that on june 12, Bingo games were permitted and also a raffle where the Winner got a grand tour of hew York. Fire truck stolen just a toy Wagon a Hasty look at week end police reports monday could Lead to a conclusion that a King sized halloween prank had been accomplished. The report noted a fire truck had been stolen. Closer perusal revealed the fire Wagon was a toys Aid not the property of the City fire department. Ralph Hoff 1523 Garrard Street notified police of the loss. He said the fire truck seats one Small child. Former a answers Wise Furste slaps Wehrman in party endorsement Sam Furste who has led the democratic ticket in Kenton county each time he ran for office with opposition monday gave his endorsement to All democratic nominees with one exception. Furste who is bowing out As clerk of Kenton county after some 24 years in office without a defeat declared he can neither Quot endorse or recommend the re election of judge William e. Quot i think All the candidates but one Are of the highest Caliper and qualified for the offices they Are seeking. I can most heartily and conscientiously recommend and endorse them in the interest of the Public a Furste said. Quot however i cannot endorse or recommend judge William e. Wehrman and have the Best interest of the citizens in Furste continued a first although be is a candidate on the democratic ticket i done think he is a True Democrat considering Bis past actions with reference to his political appointments. The record is the Best evidence and following is the record Quot Wehrman was elected As county attorney in 1937 on the democratic ticket and again in 1941 in 1944, however during the presidential election he slandered our late president Franklin d. Roosevelt in Public statements when the president was seeking re election As a Democrat. Quot in 194# he was sworn in As judge of the Kenton county court and he had the appointment of several individuals to fill positions vacated under the late judge John b. Read. Continued on rage 4.cel. Amp former District attorney Claude p. Stephens monday took exception to remarks by Commonwealth attorney William Wise relative to a Federal grand jury probe of crime and Law enforcement in Campbell county. Wise a office was among those criticized in the grand jury report. Quot i am charged by him Wise with calling a special session of the grand jury in Northern Kentucky for ulterior motives a Stephens said. Quot nothing was further from my intention. It is too bad that or. Wise did not take time to inform himself of the matters about which he Speaks so glibly. Quot he would have Learned that the attorney general directed the United states attorneys in every District in the United states to Aak the courts to Call special sessions of grand juries to Survey and report general crime conditions Over the whole country. 4 Quot i make this statement in order to Correct any false impression caused by or. Wise a made hit statements before members of the Campbell county cafe owners protective association at a meeting at the Westside cafe in Newport. School Page because of election tabulations the Kentucky times Star school Page will appear on tuesday instead of wednesday. The regular wednesday schedule will be resumed nov 1l free rides to polls and baby Sitters Are offered free rides to the polls baby Sitters and attendants for persons ill at Home were offered monday by the Newport civic association to help voters cast their ballots in tuesdays election. Persons seeking assistance Are asked to Call Juniper 6610 and the Quot inca will arrange that you Are Given every Opportunity to cast your ballot regardless of your political affiliations or the service the is being extended to the civic groups c Ralph Tenhundfeld a Ding Donald Losey and Geaslen a write in Cand officers of the new a association and the Campbell county civic association sad reports have been received of plot to Quot Rig Quot the election in some Newport and Campbell county precincts. The following statement was issued Quot with this informal sheriff and his deputies the be prepared for action on any report which might indicate voters have been intimidated co Creed threatened or prevented from voting Quot likewise election officials and precinct workers and a hereby Alered to every possible precaution to prevent frauds in tuesday s election a Tate Law prescribes stiff fines and penalties us including one to five years to it civic pria Ozment. Quot inca and coca have records of the names of persons unqualified to vote because moved Quot but of precinct living to another efter Etc. If necessary these two organizations Are prepared to take action to preserve the purity and honesty of our election a dry election Henry m. Hayes Bellevue Field agent for the state alcoholic beverage control Board warned monday that the Sale of All intoxicants on tuesday the general election is prohibited from 6 a. To 5 p. M., the time the polls Are open. Failure to comply with the Law May result lit the revocation or suspension of licenses he added. Acting police chief William Henley of Newport said detectives in that City will make checks on All places. Having Beer and liquor licenses to ascertain whether they Are complying with the election Law. Expect 25,000 at Campbell in Hunt for county polls wife Slayer Leitchfield ky., nov. 2off a elusive Doyle Harts hide and seek technique had Kentucky state police regrouping today to seize up their month old manhunt from a new Angle. A cordon of police 55 Strong and armed to the Teeth Curry combed 800 acres of rugged Hills yesterday without finding the 38-year-old Farmer accused of killing his wife Early last month. Afterwards police commissioner Charles c. Oldham said he would try Quot one last plan Quot to pull Hart out of hiding. He declined to say what the plan was Hart vanished into the wild Timber country soon after mrs. Hart the Mother of nine children was shot to death oct 7. Officers chose first to wait for him to come out on his own. He showed himself twice but became suspicious and returned to the Bushes. A 24-hour watch was set up when cold weather moved in but freezing temperatures did t flush the Farmer either. Finally 10,000 leaflets promising the fugitive a fair trial were air dropped on the area. Hart did no to Budge. Neither did he pay attention to pleas of two of his children carried into the Forest through a sound trucks Loudspeaker. Yesterdays operation by posse men carrying rifles and riot guns waa ordered in desperation. Heavy Arma were decreed when it waa reported Hart waa armed with at least a gun and a pistol and would resist if found. Vituld cd incr. Kentucky kernels leu by Luke Lufberry Winter is just around the Corner no matter that the Calendar fixes the Date As 49 Days off. The ventilators on the Greene line buses have been sealed with tape screens have been removed from Kent u c k y times Star windows and the Covington paper and Woodenware company 419 Greenup Street has a Christmas tree and stocking display in its windows. Ambitious democrats have believed for years that to protect their political future in Kenton county they must give at least an outward display of party regularity regardless of How they feel in their hearts. Rough words which they have said about an individual in the past should according to party Credo be eaten when that person becomes the party a nominee. Because of this and because of pressure applied to them by the Wehrman organization several Young democrats have disavowed the advertisement which appeared in the press last week quoting their earlier uncomplimentary expressions concerning county judge William e. Wehrman a regime. These protests of a party loyalty a 5 did not deny that the state Menta had been made or say they were untrue. In most instances a pledge to vote for Wehrman waa lacking. One of the most regular of Kenton democrats has been Sato Furste. Sam is winding up Long and popular career As Cotig to clerk. Furste has no Furth political ambitions and is to speak his mind. The Inte View with him in today a t. More than reaffirms what advertisement quoted him saying. I see where Bernard Kath Man president of the Covington Board of education is showing a film entitled Quot Flowers Quot before the Newport pea Council monday. Quite a peaceful switch for col. Kath Man from the Section 186 and copping a Lake controversies that he s been involved in for the past couple of months a a a dear Luke rumours rumours and More rumours. They re flying thick and fast in Newport with the important nov 3 election at hand strange thing Many of them sound plausible. For example one such report has it the Jim Deckert was bitter Ove Juliis two election setbacks suffered within 60 Days. In his race for City commissioner it is rumoured he Felt the present administration of which he la member had let him Down. During the primary Campaign Deckert seemed to be the spokesman for new Point to a of peace session held. Now deck silent but evidently ret locks in to favor the of Boh so Dell a boys. Rumor has it that if the candidates Are elected Ert might be favored appointment As Aalst manager or safety Ner. In the know say Deckert much time these Days in managers office. Pete Horwood. On Page 7, col. 4 ter shot brother dentally shot late sunday Hunting Gerald Pelfrey Burlington was reported in condition monday at St. Ibeth Hospital. Attendant Hev was shot through his it Arm by a .22-caliber Bullet was accompanied to the bos by his 18-year-old brother be who discharged the weapon according to the report. A a Quot. Neighbourhood of 27,000, which would be some 6,000 More votes that was cast in the recent primary. There Are More than 240 names of candidates on the ballots in Kenton county in this election for what is believed to be a record number of aspirants to office in any one election. The polls will open at 6 a. And close at 5 p. M., with the tabulations slated to get under Way shortly after 8 . A number of factors contribute to prospects for a heavy vote observers say. There include the school amendment a a Large number of municipal races in the smaller communities and a ticket of Republican for the first time in Many years. A then too there a the Lively contest Between incumbent judge William e. Wehrman Democrat and his Republican opponent Harry k. Gappy Aurandt. Because most educators and Pat groups in Kenton county Are fighting against foe Ronnand Tucky which would provide for fifth a jul by to a change in the method of div Tributino school funds the school people and those closely Allied with the schools Are believed to be exerting an influence to bring out the vote. There a two amendments to the Constitution up for decision Here and throughout the state tuesday. Amendment no. 1 reads a Quot shall Section 186 of the Constitution of Kentucky be amended so As to read As follows All funds accruing to the school fund shall be used for the maintenance of the Public schools of the Commonwealth and for no other purpose and the general Assembly shall by general Law prescribe the manner of the distribution of the Public school fund among the school districts and its use for Public school amendment no. 2, which has stirred litle interest Here would if adopted 1 permit the governor or lieutenant governor to perform his official duties when temporarily out of the state 2 permit our general Assembly to provide for the manner of selection and the term of any or All of the following state officers Quot treasurer Secretary of state commissioner of agriculture labor and statistics and superintendent of Public instruction and 3 require the attorney general to be a member in Good standing of the bar of continued on Page 4. Col. 4 it. Thomas fights new water rates the it. Thomas administration monday pledged that Quot every Effort is being made to have present temporary water rates reduced and the system sold to the combined cities through a new water District which has been organized for that purpose. Signing the statement were mayor Frank b. Stegeman and it. Thomas councilmen Donaldson Brown George Kisker John Macht Charles Manthey Robert Smalley and Charles Witemyre. Cities of it. Thomas Bellevue and Dayton have joined together and have taken every step possible to bring about lower water rates or Purchase the water distribution system a they declared. Statement of the mayor and councilmen. All running for re election tuesday added Quot we Are running on our record which we have always made available to All residents through our annual reports and leaflets. Gas stolen officials of the Concrete inc., Licking Pike and the c. 4c o. Railroad Newport monday reported the theft of 30 Gallons of gasoline from their firm. The Day was spent shaking Bushes probing caves and searching building throughout the area. The caves and buildings were sprayed with tear Gas before officers entered them a police plane circled overhead aiding to the Hunt Harts footprints were found also a place where he close by a Crun Render note there was he had obtained food a from friends or other sources but Hart himself did no to show. T a payroll tax is criticized statements by mayor Robert Sidell and commissioners Lester Gerding and Joseph Schaber praising the a City s payroll tax and stating that the Levy has resulted in lower taxes for the Quot Small Home owner Quot brought a of Uiol be pow Lejuan Cliss Seph Utz 731 Isabella Street employed at the Newport steel corp. Utz one of a group of Union representatives urging the defeat of Gerding and Schaber on the payroll tax Issue at tuesdays election said in 1951 his real estate tax was $37.40. The following year he paid $34.98, a reduction of $2.42, however Utz said the payroll tax took $23.40 out of his pay for the last six months of 1952. Quot this is an increase tax Burden of $20.98 for the last half of by James Gray. Although the current Campaign in Campbell county has been on the quiet Side minus the Quot mud slinging of past years 25,000 citizens Are expected to trek to the polls tuesday and cast their bail the in the county election As Lyell As in 12 municipality races. Both parties Republican and democratic Are predicting victories in the county election where interest has been entered on the rate for county judge county attorney and sheriff. In the various races Are 178 candidates. Also to be voted on Are the Newport firemen a initial Tive ordinance it for a wage hike and a Shorter work week $225,-000 Bond Issue in it. Thomas for the construction of a new school auditorium $60,000 Bond Issue in Highland height for the construction of a new City building. Three candidates Fred m. Warren and Harry Luedeke both republicans and George Muehlenkamp Democrat have been endorsed by the Campbell county civic association. Warrens opponent for the county judgeship is a. J. Andy Jolly Democrat. County judge Stanley c. Moebus Republican declined to run for re election. Luedeke and Muehlenkamp oppose each other for county attorney. A close rate is predicted in the sheriffs race Between Albert e. Howe. Republican and Norbert Roll Democrat. Their fathers were opponent in 1932 for the same office. Edward Sheehan Republican has no opposition for county clerk to succeed George j. Kauf Roann who declined to run. County tax commissioned Lambert Hehl Democrat has no opposition for re election. Or. L. C. 8auter, democratic incumbent is opposed by William c. Tharp Republican for Coroner Edward Pretot Republican is seeking re election As county Jailer. His is Ernest Tim Parker crat. Morris Weintraub Newport City solicitor a Gate repro 1952, and with the payroll Levy being collected i will pay $40 Addil since my real estate $32.56.�?� Utz added. The payroll throughout Idi Tiona in �?T1953 taxes tax is to position for the state Emez. Is a Democrat Charles Wirsch Republican seeks re election As state representative from the sixty third District against j. R. Painter Democrat Republican candidates for county commissioner Are Jacob Martz who has no opposition Maynard Heck and Carl h. Vogt or. Martz and Heck Are incumbents James bus Clark deme cratic incumbent seeks re election As county commissioner and Anthony Tony Durkin Topi democratic candidate for county commissioner continued on pase 5, col 1 Lake owners named in suit Dayton Board of education through its attorney Malcolm r. Rhoads monday filed suit in Campbell circuit court Newport seeking to enjoin operators of a fishing Lake known As Belmont Lake Maple Avenue Dayton from using a Road owned by it to enter the fishing resort. The suit charges the school Board had ordered the defendants to cease using the land and alleges they have ref used. Named defendants Are Gail Dodd Belmont Lake and Camillius Rech tin 320 Fairview Avenue Dayton. 6,000 attend Latonia halloween Celebration a a Cov merchandise orders Good in any member store of Latonia business menus association went out monday to winners of the halloween costume contest staged last saturday night in connection with the Block party entered at Ritter Scomer and sponsored by the association. Receiving certificates will be Judith Fronk 306 East thirty ninth Street who wort first place in the five to 12 age group for her witches costume. Other winners in the Young group were Margie Curren 1551 Banklick. Street second Mary to Mueller Crescent Springs third Joyce and Bruce Hays 3009 Frazier Street fourth and Janet Macke. 4506 Valley View Avenue wins to ton Park fifth. Al rat prize in the older group waa awarded to eight Persona headed by miso Anita Scully of Covington who portrayed a comic wedding tables. Dot and Bud Clark of twelfth and Wheeler Street Covington took second prise or. And or. James Gleason 1104 West thirty third Street and or and mis. Chester Patrick 1337 Maryland Avenue third or. And mrs. Mac Tuller Erlanger fourth and Patricia and Samuel Culbertson in ton were fifth. Joseph Gastright jr., 339 Byrd Street Covington was awarded a special prize for his costume As a mechanical Man. Judges were George Chaefer Covington City managers police chief John Bouahom fird chief Walter Salyers Robert Fischer superintendent of c o v i n g t Oto water works and Robert Davis superintendent of Public works. Covington mayor John j. Moloney along with 6,000 others attended the affair but did not participate officially in the festivities. Remains of downtown Covington a spontaneous Celebration for halloween were being swept away monday As police officers called it one of the quietest halloween in memory a sentiment echoed in Many other Northern Kentucky communities

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